Image Not Available

Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life

FRANKLIN, Benjamin

Publication Date: 1793
Hardcover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 16, 2006

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 8,250.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written by Himself, Together With Essays, Humorous, Moral & Literary, Chiefly in the Manner of the Spectator. London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1793. Two volumes,8vo.[iii]x,[1,blank],[1,Contents],[1,blank],317,[1,Errata]; [v],290pp. Original paper boards, rebacked with paper at an early date. Provenance: Mary Lodge(signature dated 1796); Anne Bray (early signature). Second English edition. "A collection of the 'popular' pieces of Franklin, together with a re-translation of the autobiography from the French translation of Gibelin, and Stuber's continuation. The editing was done by Benjamin Vaughan, who has clearly made use of his MS. copy of the autobiography in the re-translation. The work was prepared for publication in 1791, but withheld on account of Temple Franklin's announcement of an edition of his grandfather's writings. An additional volume of Franklin's scientific writings was also announced, but never printed" - Ford. This edition contains three essays not in the first edition. "A part of Franklin's Autobiography appears here in English for the first time" - Goodspeed. ESTC records only eighteen copies in institutions worldwide. A rare work. FORD 438. HOWES F323. SABIN 25600. GOODSPEED 524:88. ESTC N26015. Bookseller Inventory # 69442

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: ...

Publication Date: 1793

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

We an open shop. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 9-5. We have general Americana, literature, Civil War, local histories and Philadelphia/Pennsylvania items.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All books are in reasonable second-hand condition. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, or personal check. Checks can be made out to the George S. MacManus Company, 12 Water Street, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010 USA. Emails can be sent to books@macmanus-rarebooks.com. Phone numbers: 610-520-7273. FAX: 610-520-7272. All inquiries should be directed to Clarence Wolf. Deferred billing available for libraries. PA residents add 6%sales tax.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order