Franklin

Satires and hoaxes of Doctor Benjamin Franklin / illustrated by Herb Roth.

Author/Creator:
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 author.
Publication:
Mount Vernon, N.Y. : Printed by the Peter Pauper Press, Mcmxxxv [1935].
Format/Description:
Book
[2], iii-v, [3], 104 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Manufacture:
Mount Vernon, N.Y. : Walpole Printing Office
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Standardized Title:
Works. Selections. 1935
Subjects:
Satire, American.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Printing)
T. J. all-rag (Paper)
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Mount Vernon (Westchester County)
Contents:
To the reader
Letter from Alice Addertongue
A witch trial at Mount Holly
The speech of Miss Polly Baker
Mrs. Silence Dogood on funeral elegies
Silence Dogood on the relief of virgins
Advice on the choice of a mistress
The repeal of the Stamp Act
An edict by the King of Prussia
Rules to reduce an empire
Exporting of felons to the colonies
The sale of the Hessians
Supplement to the Boston Independent Chronicle
Poor Richard on the death of Titan Leeds
An economical project
A letter to the Royal Academy of Brussels.
Notes:
In slipcase.
"Nine hundred and fifty copies of this book hand-set in Baskerville type, have been printed on Whitehead & Alliger's T. J. all-rag paper at the Walpole printing office in Mt. Vernon, N.Y."--Colophon.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy purchased by the Penn Libraries in 2013.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy is number 572. No slipcase.
Penn Provenance:
Vilain, Jean-Fran├žois, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1935
Cited in:
Donnelly & Dobkin, 1928-1979, 463 (page 129)
Contributor:
Roth, Herb, 1887-1953, illustrator.
Peter Pauper Press, printer, publisher.
Walpole Printing Office, printer.
Whitehead & Alliger Co., papermaker.
Jean-Fran├žois Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
253328