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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

consisting of his Life written by himself : together with Essays humorous, moral, and literary, chiefly in the manner of the Spectator.

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Printed for Philip Arnold in New-York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsStueber, Henry, 1770?-1792., Price, Richard, 1723-1791., Arnold, Philip, d. 1821?, printer., Maverick, P. R. 1755-1811, engraver., Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS745 .A2 1797
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184, 104, [4] p. (final leaf blank), [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6745495M
      LC Control Number30019452

      In he marries Deborah Read, and after this, with the help of the Juntohe draws up proposals for Library Company of Philadelphia. London: Printed for G. By the time Ben reaches Philadelphia, Andrew Bradford has already replaced his employee, but refers Ben to Samuel Keimer, another printer in the city, who is able to give him work. Franklin expressed his ideas in his English manuscript, and he hopes to be forgiven if this enquiry shall occasionally have subjected him to the charge of a style in any respect bald or low: to imitate the admirable simplicity of the author, is no easy task. Engraving Illustration produced by carving lines into a metal plate. New York: Charles E.

      Woodward, Japanese Vellum Expensive handmade paper often used in deluxe editions. Printed for P. When Braddock's troops are subsequently attacked, the general is mortally wounded and his forces abandon their supplies and flee.

      Evert Duyckinck, Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting. A-C, for example, would indicate a quarto volume composed of three signatures or gatherings of eight pages each for a total of 24 pages. Sneaking onto a ship without his father's or brother's knowledge, Ben heads for New York Citybut the printer William Bradford is unable to employ him; however, he tells Ben that his son Andrewa Philadelphia printer, may be able to use him since one of his son's principal employees had just died. Old South Leaflets, No.


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The works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin book

Franklin's text was the standard version of the Autobiography for half a century, until John Bigelow purchased the original manuscript in France and in published the most reliable text that had yet appeared, including the first English publication of Part Four.

If we look at honesty as a part of respecting and also helping people, Franklin therefore must have been taught mature behavior at an early age. Edited by Jared Sparks. Edited by Richard Price. My brothers and sisters and cousins, understanding the bargain I had made, told me I had given four times as much for it as it was worth.

I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf. New York. Five shillings turned is six, turned again it is seven and threepence, and so on, till it becomes an hundred pounds.

Gilt Edges The three exposed edges of a book have been smoothed and gilded. He sold about ten thousand copies per year—it became an institution. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: published verbatim from the original manuscript, by his grandson, William Temple Franklin.

Franklin is also voted an honorary member of the Royal Society. John's Lodge in Philadelphia from to Leipzig: Renger, In Franklin becomes Deputy Postmaster General.

Raised Bands Horizontal protruding strips found on the spine of a book. This proved to be a regrettable decision. While much older, wood engravings enjoyed an important renaissance in the late eighteenth century through Thomas Bewick and continued in popularity thorugh the nineteenth century.

Part Four[ edit ] Written sometime between November and Franklin's death on April 17,this section is very brief. Robinson, Following this, he returned to Philadelphia in with the help of Thomas Denham, a merchant who employed Franklin as clerk, shopkeeper, and bookkeeper in his business.

Association Copy copy that belonged to someone connected with the author or the contents of a book. When his brother was jailed for three weeks in for publishing material unflattering to the governor, young Franklin took over the newspaper and had Mrs.

Offset The unintended transfer of ink from one printed page to an adjacent page. In his writings, Franklin indicates that he was aware of the dangers and offered alternative ways to demonstrate that lightning was electrical, as shown by his use of the concept of electrical ground.

The story is told with the most unreserved sincerity, and without any false colouring or ornament. Old South Leaflets, No. In this work, Franklin's persona comes alive and presents a man whose greatness does not keep him from being down-to-earth and approachable, who faces up to mistakes and blunders "errata" he has committed in life, and who presents personal success as something within the reach of anyone willing to work hard enough for it.

Paris: Jules Renouard, Get this from a library! Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life.

[Benjamin Franklin; Henry Stueber; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress); Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)].

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