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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Now printed for the first time from the Manuscript as Franklin wrote it, and including his Preliminary Outline

By: FRANKLIN, Benjamin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1951

Stock No.: 81730

Condition: Very Good+


American founding father Benjamin Franklin's famous autobiography in a handsome reprint hardcover in slipcase. With drawings by William Sharp and an introduction by Carl Van Doren. --- In green/blue/yellow marbled paper-covered hardcovers backed in pale yellow cloth, w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on navy spine block. All textblock edges stained in maroon. Sandglass flyer laid in (No. XVII: 15, New York). Volume protected in maroon paper-covered slipcase. --- A clean, unmarked, firm copy but with a little rubbing to spine. Some scuffing and sunning to structurally sound slipcase.; Tall... View more info

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Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758

By: SAUNDERS, Richard; [FRANKLIN, Benjamin]

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1964

Stock No.: 80620

Condition: Near Fine


The American founder's legendary work in special Heritage Press reprint edition. With the pseudonym of Mr. Franklin (Richard Saunders) represented on title page. Includes illustrations in both color and black & white by Norman Rockwell, and with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. With translations of foreign aphorisms and end notes at rear of volume. --- A sizeable quarto, about 12 inches tall. In tan buckram covers w/blindstamped signs of the Zodiac pattern on cover; gilt-stamped titling on spine. Sandglass flyer is not present. --- A bright, firm, complete copy but with slight binder's glu... View more info