The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin Consisting of His Life Written by Himself Together with Essays Humorous, Moral, & Literary, Chiefly in the
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Two volumes in one, each with engraved title page. Volume 1 contains the Life of Franklin, v. 2 the Essays. Edited by Benjamin Vaughan. Preface to v. 1 includes a letter from Richard Price. Pages 108-164 of v. 1 have the continuation of Franklin's Life written by Henry Steuber. Date of publication supplied by Evans. Pagination: v. 1, 1], 6-174 p., 2 leaf of plates; v. 2, 1], 4-139, 5] p., 1 leaf of plates. Frontispiece portrait and title pages engraved by P.R. Maverick. "Extracts from the last will and testament of Dr. Franklin."--v. 1, p. 165-174. Note to the binders, p. 140, regarding folding of signature A of v. 1, and noting the second gathering F of v. 2.
New York: Printed by Tiebout & Obrian for H. Gain, V. Nutter, R. McGill, T. Allen, J, Read, E. Duyckinck, & Co. and Edward Mitchell no. 9, Maiden Lane, 1794]. 2 v.: port.; 8.
Gale Ecco, Print Editions, 9781385436219, 316pp.
Publication Date: April 23, 2018