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Franklin, Benjamin: Benjamin Franklins enskilda lefwerne, upsatt af honom sjelf och stäldt till hans son. Hwartil äro bifogade åtskillige händelser och omdömen, som angå denne store man

by Franklin, Benjamin

First Swedish Edition

Price: $2,500.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA

  • Seller Inventory #: 012412
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Edition: First Swedish Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Nordström
  • Place: Stockholm
  • Date published: 1792

Stockholm: Nordström, 1792. Stockholm: Nordstroem, 1792. First Swedish Edition of Franklin's autobiography. 12mo. Quarter calf over marble boards. Gilt titles, all edges trimmed. 218 pp. plus 4 pp. advertising. Double frontispiece portraits of Franklin, one with the fur hat and spectacles, the other an older profile. No visible flaws, endpapers look modern. Franklin's memoir was first published in French a year before and did not appear in English until 1793. Scarce. Fine.. First Swedish Edition. Quarter Calf. Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.