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The Life of Benjamin Franklin by  Jeremiah CHAPLIN - First Edition - 1876 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 81123)

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

by CHAPLIN, Jeremiah

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good- with no dust jacket
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Boston: D. Lothrop & Co.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. A rather scarce copy of this 1876 First Edition of Jeremiah Chaplin's biography of American founding father, printer and inventor Benjamin Franklin. With a tissue-protected frontis engraved portrait that offers a Franklin image not often seen. --- In dark blue cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in black and gilt on cover and spine. --- Despite the beginnings of a partial split near front of volume, volume remains firmly bound. With light wear to cloth at edges, minor soiling to covers.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 898 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
81123
Title
The Life of Benjamin Franklin
Author
CHAPLIN, Jeremiah
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good- with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Lothrop & Co.
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1876
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir; >>American History & Politics;

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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Cloth
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octavo
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edges
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spine
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jacket
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First Edition
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gilt
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