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    Printed by Benjamin Franklin, on the Laws of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania

    [Benjamin Franklin, printer]. The Charters of the Province of Philadelphia and City of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin, 1742. [Together With]: A Collection of All the Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania: Now in Force. Published by Order of the Assembly. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin, 1742. [Together With]: An Appendix; Containing a Summary of Such Acts of Assembly As have been formerly in Force within this Province, For Regulating of Descents, and Transfering [sic] the Property of Lands, &c... Philadelphia: Printed by B. Franklin, 1742. First Franklin edition of this appearance of the correct and complete laws of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, begun by John Kinsey in 1739, and printed by Franklin three years later. Folio. 11.75 x 7 inches. 30, 529, [1, blank], 1-24 [sic], 531-562, xi, [1, blank] pages. Three separate title-pages (title-page and page iv of Appendix (both with blank versos) are loose, most likely supplied from another copy and is apparently lacking page ii/iii. Contemporary full brown calf, spine ruled in black. Binding worn, soiled and scuffed, hinges starting, text toned, with some offsetting, occasional soiling, foxing, and contemporary ink markings and notations. Still, a very good copy.
    Evans 5033. From the library of Dr. Henry H. Fertig, M.D..


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