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|Named Person:||Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Benjamin Franklin; Richard Price; Benjamin Vaughan; Henry Steuber; G M Brighty; G V Palmer; Jacques Gibelin
|Notes:||Illustrated & engraved t.p.
Contents: p. [i]-ii (1st sequence).
2nd sequence paged erratically ([i]-ii, v-iv, iii-vi). The text is complete, but logically follows the numerical rather than physical arrangement.
Steel engraving of Franklin signed: G.M. Brighty, D. [engraver indecipherable]; vignette on t.p. signed: G.M. Brighty, Del., G.V. Palmer, Sc.
A collection of popular pieces edited by Benjamin Vaughan and originally published in 1793 together with a back-translation of the autobiography from Gibelin's 1791 French edition of the first fragment of Franklin's memoirs, composed in 1771, of the years 1706-1731; with Henry Steuber's continuation, appended in 1793.
Earlier editorial work done by Richard Price.
First ed. originally prepared for publication in 1791, but delayed until 1793.
|Description:||ii, , ii-vi, , 2-471 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm|
Franklin's life and essays