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    Early Edition of Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

    Benjamin Franklin. The Life of Dr. Benjamin Franklin. Salem: Printed for Cushing and Carlton, at the Bible and Heart, 1796.

    Early American edition. Twelvemo. [2], [i]- iv, [5]-132 [2] pages.

    Contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards and gilt ruled compartments on backstrip. Rubbing with some bumps to board edges. Darkened backstrip with chipping to crown. Top edge darkened with remaining edges stained yellow. Toning to endpapers at spine ends. Lightly toned throughout with scattered foxing. A very good copy.

    ESTC W17007. Evans 30443.


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