Item #28478 The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself. Benjamin Franklin.
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.

The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Now First Collected and Arranged: with Memories of His Early Life, written by himself.

London: J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme by James Cundee, 1806. First edition. Hardcover. A lovely copy of this three volume set in the full tree calf binding, with the original labels and silk bookmarks, the text block as bright as the day it was published.

Franklin's works were first compiled together in 1751, enlarged in 1752 and again in 1754, 1766, 1779, 1787, and 1793. The present edition combines all of these previously published works including some published for the first time in England. Vol 3 includes a printed copy of the Franklin dispatch giving Capt. James Cook safe passage. All three volumes with the early heraldic bookplate of John Thomson.

3 vols, 8vo. Vol 1: xiv, (4) half title & bookseller adverts, 440pp, (36) pp (index), frontispiece portrait of Franklin, engraved title, 4 numbered engraved plates; Vol. 2: vi, (2) 468pp, plates 5 - 12 numbered engraved plates; Vol. 3: vi, (2) bookseller adverts, 552pp.
Sabin; 7: 25495; Ford 550.; OCLC: 810750601.

Full period tree calf, smooth spines divided into six panels by a gilt pallet, gilt outer dentelles, black and green title labels, original silk bookmarks, original marbled endpapers, speckled edges. All corners lightly rubbed through. Text block vey bright. Absolutely untouched. Very good condition. Item #28478

Price: $4,000.00

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