Franklin

The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin [electronic resource] : consisting of his Life written by himself : together with Essays humorous, moral, & literary, chiefly in the manner of the Spectator.

Author/Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 author
Standardized Title:
Works. 1794
Publication:
New York : Printed by Tiebout and Obrian for H. Gain, V. Nutter, R. McGill, T. Allen, J, Read, E. Duyckinck, and Company and Edward Mitchell numbers 9, Maiden Lane., [1794]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 27007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (2 volume in 1) : 1 portrait
Subjects:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Portraits.
Form/Genre:
Autobiographies.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
Notes:
"A reprint of the first London edition. Though paged for two volumes, there is no title to the second part, and they were always issued together."--Ford, P.L. Franklin bibliography, 1889. The American Antiquarian Society copy has an identical engraved title page at the beginning of each of the two volumes.
Edited by Benjamin Vaughan. Preface to volume 1 includes a letter from Richard Price. Pages 108-164 of volume 1 have the continuation of Franklin's Life written by Henry Stueber.
Date of publication supplied by Evans.
Pagination: volume 1, [1], 6-174 pages, 2 leaves of plates; volume 2, [1], 4-139, [5] pages, 1 leaf of plates.
Frontispiece portrait and title pages engraved by P.R. Maverick.
"Extracts from the last will and testament of Dr. Franklin."--v. 1, pages 165-174.
Note to the binders, pages 140, regarding folding of signature A of volume 1, and noting the second gathering F of volume 2.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 27007).
Cited in:
Evans 27007
Contributor:
Price, Richard, 1723-1791.
Stueber, Henry, 1770?-1792.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835, ed.
Maverick, Peter Rushton, 1755-1811, engraver.
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