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Plain truth: or, Serious considerations on the present state of the city of Philadelphia, and province of Pennsylvania.

Author: Benjamin Franklin
Publisher: [Philadelphia] : [Printed [by Benjamin Franklin], [in the year MDCCXLVII. [1747]
Series: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 5949.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Franklin
OCLC Number: 62797836
Notes: Attributed to Benjamin Franklin by Miller, who identifies him as the printer.
This printing is primarily a reimpression of the standing type of the first edition (Evans 5948). Leaf C4, blank in the first impression, here contains an English translation of the Latin excerpt from Sallust quoted on the title page, and the last line of text on p. 3 has been corrected; cf. Miller.
Advertised in the Pennsylvania gazette, Dec. 3, 1747, seventeen days after the appearance of the first impression; cf. Miller.
Signatures: A-C♯.
READEX NOTE: The text which duplicates 5948 is omitted.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 5949).
Description: 22, [2] pages ; (8vo)
Series Title: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 5949.
Other Titles: Plain truth
Responsibility: by a tradesman of Philadelphia. ; [Sixteen lines in Latin from Sallust].

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