Franklin

La science du bonhomme Richard : moyen facile de payer les impôts / traduit de l'anglois.

Author/Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Standardized Title:
Way to wealth. French
Edition:
Troisieme édition exactement semblable à la premiere.
Publication:
A Philadelphie ; Se vend à Paris : Chez Ruault libraire, rue de la Harpe, MDCCLXXVIII [1778].
Format/Description:
Book
151, [5] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Fingerprint:
e.re e.u- de&a qufo (7) 1778 (R)
Subjects:
Success -- Early works to 1800.
Maxims, American -- Early works to 1800.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783.
Great Britain. Stamp Act (1765)
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
France Paris.
Language:
Translated into French by A.F. Quetant.
Notes:
La science du bonhomme Richard signed: Richard Saunders. The original was first published in Poor Richard's almanac for 1758; separately issued in 1760 under title: "Father Abraham's speech" and frequently reprinted under title: "The way to wealth".
Title vignette, head and tail pieces.
Signatures: A-F¹² G⁶.
"Interrogatoire de M. Franklin devant la Chambre des Communes," translated by Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours: p. 27-81.
"Constitution de la République de Pensylvanie, telle qu'elle a été établie par la Commission générale extraordinaire ... ": p. 82-145.
"Interrogatoire de M. Penn a la barre du Parlement d'Angleterre," translated by Quetant and Jean-Baptiste l'Ecuy: p. 146-151.
Publisher's advertisements: [5] p. at end.
Sheet D probably from the same setting of type as the second, 1778, edition; sheet E and leaves G1r-G4r possibly from the same setting as the first, 1777, edition.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has ms. inscription on first leaf which reads "A Son Excellence Le Comte d'Oginski Grand-Generale de Lithuanie, Chivalier des Ordres E [?] à son Hotel - a l'Haye."
Culture Class Collection copy is gift of Mr. J. G. Rosengarten.
Penn Provenance:
Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921 (donor) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1778
Cited in:
Ford, P.L. Franklin bibliography, 115
Contributor:
Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823.
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
L'Ecuy, J.-B. (Jean-Baptiste), 1740-1834.
Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811.
Ruault, Nicolas, 1742?-1828, bookseller.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Pennsylvania. Constitution (1776). French
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Examination of Doctor Benjamin Franklin. French.
OCLC:
56631900
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