Collecção dos escriptos mais interessantes . em moral, economia e politica, com uma noticia sobre a sua vida por Francisco Ladislao Alvares d'Andrada. Tomo primeiro [all published].

FRANKLIN, Benjamin.

Published by London, R. Greenlaw, 1832.
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this book is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. Please enter search terms below to find similar copies.


12°, contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards (wear to corners, spine), smooth spine with gilt fillets, short title, and initials "E.B." at foot, marbled endleaves. Some minor soiling and spotting. In good to very good condition. (1 blank, 1 ll.), 136 pp., (1 l., 1 blank l.). *** First edition in Portuguese of this translation. Pages 9-34 contain a biography of Franklin, whom Alvares d'Andrada describes in the Advertencia as "o maior amigo da humanidade, um sabio que dous mundos reclamão, um homem, cujo nome a historia das Sciencias e a dos Imperios para seo ornamento alternadamente se disputão" (p. iv). Included in the Collecção are translations of Franklin's essays on achieving moral perfection, wasting time, brotherly love, gratitude, religion, etc.Gonçalves Rodrigues lists five earlier translations of some of Franklin's works: four whose publication was announced in periodicals, but for which no bibliographical data is given, and which may not have ever appeared in print (nº 2096 in 1796, nos. 2439-40 in 1802, nº 2565 in 1804), and A sciencia do bom homem Ricardo, Paris 1828 (nº 4100).*** Innocêncio II, 414: cites only this volume. Gonçalves Rodrigues, A tradução em Portugal 4242: calling for ii, 136, ii pp. Not in JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books. NUC: CtY, calling for (2 ll.), [iii]-viii, [9]-136, [2] pp., and noting that no further volumes were published. Bookseller Inventory #

Bibliographic Details

Title: Collecção dos escriptos mais interessantes ....
Publisher: London, R. Greenlaw, 1832.

AbeBooks offers millions of new, used, rare and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks from thousands of booksellers around the world. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and 100% secure - search for your book, purchase a copy via our secure checkout and the bookseller ships it straight to you.

Search thousands of booksellers selling millions of new & used books

New & Used Books

New & Used Books

New and used copies of new releases, best sellers and award winners. Save money with our huge selection.

AbeBooks Home

Rare & Out of Print Books

Rare & Out of Print Books

From scarce first editions to sought-after signatures, find an array of rare, valuable and highly collectible books.

Rare Books



Catch a break with big discounts and fantastic deals on new and used textbooks.


More Books to Discover