Franklin, the Apostle of Modern Times
Decorated cloth. Illustrated dust wrapper; chipping spine top; slight chipping corners. With 15 illustrations and 5 maps. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Small split front end paper at spine. Small ink stain top edge pages 374-378. Some unopened pages. 547 pages. From the dust wrapper: "The many-sided Franklin, whose varied activities have puzzled so many historians, had nevertheless a central purpose in life, and the unity of his career can be understood only from that point of view; he was before all and always a moral leader. The shrewdest politician of the eighteenth century, he had to face the dissatisfaction of the Pennsylvania mobs, the hatred of English Tories and officials, the spiteful suspicion of a majority in Congress; a perfect diplomat, he was at a time accused of being treacherous to his country and to France". Contents include: The Rearing of an XVIIIth Century Radical; The "Way to Wealth"; Dr. Franklin Builds an Empire; His Excellency, Doctor Franklin, the Patriarch; Bibliography; Index. Bookseller Inventory # 835
Title: Franklin, the Apostle of Modern Times
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company, Boston
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Cloth in Dust Wrapper
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition
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