Franklin

Mémoires de la vie privée de Benjamin Franklin, écrits par luimême, et adressés a son fils, suivis d'un précis historique de sa vie politique, et de plusieurs pièces, relatives à ce père de la liberté.

Author/Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Standardized Title:
Autobiography French. 1791
Publication:
Paris, Chez Buisson, 1791.
Format/Description:
Book
[2], vi, 156, [1]-363 [i.e. 207], 1 p. (final page blank) ; 19 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Notes:
Pages [204]-[207] numbered 360-363.
The first edition of Franklin Autobiography. Quérard attributes the translation to Dr. Jacques Gibelin. The portion written by Franklin is only to the year 1731, and the remainder of his life is a translation from Wilmer's Memoirs of Franklin, with considerable alterations. cf. P. L. Ford's Franklin bibliography, 1889, p. 183-184.
P. [154] (3d count) numbered 254.
Penn Provenance:
Fuhrman, J.M. (donor) (copy 1)
Rosengarten, J.G. (donor) (copy 2)
Penn Chronology:
1791
Cited in:
Sabin 25549
Ford, P.L. Franklin 383
Contributor:
Gibelin, Jacques, 1744-1828. tr.
OCLC:
4119553
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