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.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 author
Standardized Title:
Works. 1794
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]
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 27007.
1 online resource (2 volume in 1) : 1 portrait
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Portraits.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
"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).
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Evans 27007
Price, Richard, 1723-1791.
Stueber, Henry, 1770?-1792.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835, ed.
Maverick, Peter Rushton, 1755-1811, engraver.
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