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FRANKLIN, Benjamin.

The Writings.

Collected and edited with a life and introduction by Albert Henry Smyth.

New York, The Macmillan Company, 1907 Stock Code: 117529
£3,750.00

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A handsomely bound set, rare in a contemporary binding. Includes a comprehensive introduction to his works by Albert Henry Smyth covering Franklin's manuscripts, printed editions, works, philosophical, political and economical works, satires and bagatelles, and his correspondence.

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Description

10 volumes, octavo(187 x 124 mm). Finely bound by Blackwell in contemporary brown half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Engraved frontispiece to each volume.

Condition

Bookplate to front pastedowns, the occasional minor blemish otherwise in excellent condition.

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