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1) Benjamin Franklin & Polly Baker: The History of a Literary Deception
Hall, Max
 
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1960. First edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 193 pp. Ex-library with expected markings, but clean and tight. Frontispiece illustration of Franklin. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
2) Benjamin Franklin: Writings
Franklin, Benjamin
 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Library of America, 1987. First edition, stated fifth printing. Book in like new condition. Brown cloth binding, decorated endpapers, silk ribbon marker, 1605 pp. Slight tiny rub on rear of slipcase. Fine in near fine cream-colored slipcase, decorated in gilt.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$59.00
3) Benjamin Franklin: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes
Mott, Frank Luther and Jorgenson, Chester E., editors; Franklin, Benjamin
 
New York: American Book, 1936. New York: American Book, 1936. First edition. 12mo. Cloth binding, frontispiece of Franklin, 544 pp. A handy one-volume introduction with bibliography and notes to Benjamin Franklin's work. Previous owner name and address inside front board. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12 mo.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Benjamin Franklin In Search of a Better World
Talbot, Page
 
New Haven CN: Yale University Press, 2005. First Editition. 11.50x9.00". Brand new. Hard cover binding, 337 pp. Benjamin Franklin In Search of a Better World was designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibilition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday; illustrated by more than 265 color images. Introduction by Walter Isaacson; afterword by Edmund S. Morgan. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$120.00
5) Benjamin Franklin In Search of a Better World
Talbot, Page
 
New Haven CN: Yale University Press, 2005. First Editition. 11.50x9.00". Brand new. Hard cover binding, 337 pp. Benjamin Franklin In Search of a Better World was designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibilition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday; illustrated by more than 265 color images. Introduction by Walter Isaacson; afterword by Edmund S. Morgan. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$120.00
6) Benjamin Franklin As A Man Of Letters. American Men of Letters Series edited by Charles Dudley Warner
McMaster, John Bach
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1887. First edition. 12mo. Maroon silk binding, gilt titles. Top edge gilt. 293 pp. plus 4-page catalog. Frontispiece portrait, protective tissue. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate in year of publication. Spine faded with library mark to spine and shallow chipping top of spine. Hinges solid, no library pocket. Good.. First Edition. Silk. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12 mo.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
7) Ceremonies Attending the Unveiling of the Statue of Benjamin Franklin June 14, 1899 Presented to the City of Philadelphia
Harrison, Charles Custis; Beck, James M.; Quincy, Josiah; Smith, Charles Emory; Ashbridge, Samuel H
 
Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott, 1899. First Edition. Tall 8vo. Brown silk binding, gilt embossed design of Franklin statue, 58 pp., laid paper. Contains the addresses of Charles C. Harrison, James M. Beck, Josiah Quincy mayor of Boston, Charles Emory Smith Postmaster-General and Samuel H. Ashbridge mayor of Philadelphia. Antique ex-library. Very good.. First Edition. Decorative Silk. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$110.00
8) Correspondance inédite et secrète du Docteur B. Franklin, Ministre Plénipotentiaire des Étas-Unis D'Amérique près La Cour de France depuis l'année 1753 jusqu'en 1790. 2 volumes. (Secret Correspondance)
Franklin, Benjamin
 
Paris: Janet Pere, 1817. First edition, published in French. Correspondance inédite et secrète du Docteur B. Franklin, Ministre Plénipotentiaire des Étas-Unis D'Amérique près La Cour de France depuis l'année 1753 jusqu'en 1790; offrant, en trois parties completes et bien distinctes, 1o Les mémoires de sa vie privée; 2o Les causes premières de la revolution d'Amérique; 3 o L'histoire des diverses négociati... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$850.00
9) Ecrits populaires de Franklin
Franklin, Benjamin
 
Paris: Chez Louis Colan, Libraire, 1829. Early reprint. Ford, [269]. La science du bonhomme Richard. Parabole sur l'amour fraternel. Des changemens de position. Sur la reconnaissance. Moyens d'avoir tourjours de l'argent dans sa poche. Avis a un jeune artisan. Le Sifflet. 58 pp. Lacking half title, p. 59, bottom corner of p. 58 and 1 pp. advertising. 2 pp. sayings bound in upside down, appears to lack a few other pages before title. Still a very rare title.. Early Reprint. Wrappers. Fair. 24mo - over 5"... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$200.00
10) The Edinburgh Review or Critical Journal for January 1880 - April 1880 Vol. CLI 151
[Benjamin Franklin]
 
Edinburgh: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer; Adam and Charles Black, 1880. Edinburgh: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer; Adam and Charles Black, 1880. First edition. 8vo. Red morocco spine over marble boards. Edges stained marble. 567 pp. Contains long review of Franklin's Memoir as published by John Bigelow, pp. 321-358 including an appraisal of Franklin's accomplishments and importance. Chipping top of spine. Very good.. First Edition. Leather over marble boards. Very Good. 8vo. Periodical. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$225.00
11) 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
Franklin, Benjamin
 
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 Editio... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$2,500.00
12) Franklin Bibliography: A list of books by, or relating to Benjamin Franklin
Ford, Paul Leicester
 
Boston: Longwood Press, 1977. Boston: Longwood, 1977. Reprint of 1889 edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, pages numbered through 467. Appears unread. Fine.. Reprint. Cloth. Fine. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$39.00
13) "Franklin the Many-Sided" in Century Magazine, Vol. LVII, November-April 1898-1899
Ford, Paul Leicester
 
New York: The Century Company, 1899. New York: The Century Company, 1899. First edition. 4to. Decorative cloth, decorative endpapers. 960 pp. Interesting serialized articles on Benjamin Franklin by Franklin scholar Paul Leicester Ford called "Franklin, the Many-Sided", including pictures by Clinedinst, Vanderhoof, Closson, Arata, Rosenthal, Hoppner, Trumbull, Miller, Williams, Racher; decorations by H.M. Lawrence, F.C. Gordon; autographs, portraits, facsimiles, etc. Includes "Franklin's ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$90.00
14) The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America
Morgan, Edmund S
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2004. First edtion. 8vo. Cloth binding, 315 pp. including index. A passionate and unparalleled look at the lives of the American colonists by the best-selling author of Benjamin Franklin. This is Morgan's first collection of essays in several decades, divided into "New Englanders," "Southerners," "Revolutionaries," and "Questions of Culture." New in new dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
15) The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America
Morgan, Edmund S
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2004. First edtion. 8vo. Cloth binding, 315 pp. including index. A passionate and unparalleled look at the lives of the American colonists by the best-selling author of Benjamin Franklin. This is Morgan's first collection of essays in several decades, divided into "New Englanders," "Southerners," "Revolutionaries," and "Questions of Culture." New in new dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
16) The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America
Morgan, Edmund S
 
New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 2004. First edtion. 8vo. Cloth binding, 315 pp. including index. A passionate and unparalleled look at the lives of the American colonists by the best-selling author of Benjamin Franklin. This is Morgan's first collection of essays in several decades, divided into "New Englanders," "Southerners," "Revolutionaries," and "Questions of Culture." New in new dustjacket.. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
17) Letter to Mrs. Hubbard on the death of Franklin's brother Mr. John Franklin
Franklin, Benjamin
 
Boston: The Massachusetts Centinel, 1790. First edition. Original complete issue dated Saturday, May 15, 1790. Contains a beautiful letter, published posthumously, that Franklin wrote on the death of his brother. 4 pp. with articles, advertisements. Near fine condition.. First Edition. Unbound. Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$300.00
18) List of the Benjamin Franklin Papers in the Library of Congress
Franklin, Benjamin; Ford, Worthington Chauncey (editor and compiler)
 
Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1905. First edition. 4to. Maroon silk binding, gilt titles, rough-cut pages most uncut. A compilation, by date, of Franklin's papers in the Library of Congress with a useful index. Minor scuffs and knicks to binding, bumping at extremities. Front hinge shaken. Clean text block. Very good.. First Edition. Silk. Very Good. 4to. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
19) "Physics in the Eighteenth Century" article extracted from Philosophical Magazine [BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ELECTRICITY]
Dingle, Prof. Herbert
 
Philosophical Magazine, 1948. 8vo. Cloth binding. Bound copy of 18-page article extracted from Philosophical Magazine. Discussion of heat, light, magnetism, electricity, with several pages on Benjamin Franklin's experiments. Fine.. Cloth. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$100.00
20) "Remarks concerning the Savages of North America". In The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military and Literary Journal
Franklin, Benjamin
 
London: J. Bew, 1784. June, 1784 issue, sewn wrappers, paper covering spine. 80 pp. Illustrated with a view of the Lake of Geneva and a view of the City of Berne, Switzerland. "Remarks concerning the Savages of North America" by Benjamin Franklin, two and a half pp., double-column format. Wonderful discussion and comparison of Native American civilities toward strangers with that of the European settlers. Parable of missionary sermonizing on the origins of Christianity and the Native Americans tel... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$800.00
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