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    [Benjamin Franklin]. Jared Sparks. The Works of Benjamin Franklin... Boston: 1840. Collected edition.

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    Jared Sparks. The Works of Benjamin Franklin; Containing Several Political and Historical Tracts Not Included in Any Former Edition, and Many Letters Official and Private Not Hitherto Published; with Notes and a Life of the Author. Boston: Hilliard Gray, and Company, 1840.

    Ten twelvemo volumes. Contemporary calf over marble paper covered boards, gilt titles on spines, all edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Boards modestly rubbed, some discoloration on covers, mild wear on board edges, corners a bit bumped. Volume I bumped with rear joint starting. Volume IV has small dent and tear on spine. Text block edges toned and lightly foxed, pages lightly to heavily foxed, offsetting from plates. Volume II has ink ownership signature on title page. Overall, a good set.



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    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
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