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Complete Works of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1806 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

Complete Works of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

Condition: Very Good


Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1806. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. THIS COMPLETE THREE VOLUME SET IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY REBOUND IN 3/4 LEATHER WITH MARBLED BOARDS, SIX COMPARTMENTS AND FIVE RAISED BANDS TO SPINES WITH BRIGHT GILT DETAILS AND TITLE. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, NEW END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWNS, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, INK OWNERSHIP TO PRELIMS OF EACH VOLUME, SOME BROWNING TO PLATES, SPORADIC FOXING. ILLUSTRATED WITH ENGRAVED TITLE PAGE TO EACH VOLUME, FRONTISPIECE OF THE AUTHOR TO VOLUME ONE, THIRTEEN PLATES, MOST OF WHICH ARE FOLDING. PP.440, 468, 552; PAGES, OCTAVO 8.5"x5.5". 213 YEARS OLD, SECOND EDITION, BEING A REISSUE OF THE 1806 FIRST WITH A FEW MINOR CHANGES. AN ATTRACTIVE SET.
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  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 202640979461
  • Title: Complete Works of Benjamin Franklin
  • Author: Benjamin Franklin
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown
  • Date published: 1806
  • Keywords: founding, father, leather, illustrated, fold, out

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