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    Early Edition of Benjamin Franklin's Works

    [Benjamin Franklin]. The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin. London: J. Johnson and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, [1806].

    Second edition. Three octavo volumes. [4], [i]-xiv, [1]-440, [34]; [6], [i]-vi, [1]-468, [2]; [2], [i]-vi, [1]-552, [2] pages. Engraved frontispiece and engraved half-titles. Twelve engraved plates, several folding.

    Contemporary full smooth calf with gilt ruled compartments and leather spine labels. Darkened spines and edges with several splits along joints and some chipping to spine ends. Bookplates in all volumes. Mild toning to pages with occasional foxing. A good set.


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    October, 2010
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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