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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Wollaston; Benjamin Franklin; Samuel Palmer; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
|Language Note:||Text in English. Bibliographical footnotes in English, Greek, Hebrew and Latin. Mottoes in Greek on t.p. by Plutarch and Plato.|
|Notes:||Signed at end: William Wollaston.
Signatures: A² B-2E⁴.
Title vignette (printer's device); head- and tail-pieces, historiated initials.
Signatures: A² B-Ee⁴.
The edition upon which Benjamin Franklin worked as a compositor at S. Palmer's printing office shortly after his arrival in London on Dec. 24, 1724. Although referred to by Franklin as the second edition, it is really the third, as a privately printed edition of 1722 and a 1724 edition preceded it. Cf. Curtis Publishing Company. The collection of Franklin imprints ... 1918; Solly, E. "Benjamin Franklin, printer" in the Bibliographer, v. 3, p. 3-4.
|Description:||219,  p. ; 25 cm (4to)|