1796 Works of Benjamin Franklin Autobiography Way to Wealth Politics Essays Life

FRANKLIN, Benjamin

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“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”

― Benjamin Franklin

 

Known as one of the most important and prolific founding fathers of America, Benjamin Franklin wrote several works that have left a legacy in American history.

 

This small, 1796 printing of the works of Benjamin Franklin features his autobiography along with his essays. ‘Autobiography’ is often considered Franklin’s best-known book and is an important part of Americana. Originally known as ‘Memoirs’ by Franklin himself, ‘Autobiography’ covers each aspect of Franklin’s life including his studies in French, various letters he wrote while in Paris, the progress of his philosophies and experiments on electricity.

 

Notable contents included in this small edition include but are not limited to the following:

  • Morals of Chess
  • The Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams
  • Necessary Hints to Those That Would Be Rich
  • On the Art of Swimming
  • On Slave Trade
  • Observations on War
  • Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America
  • The Internal State of America: Being a True Description of the Interest and Policy of That Vast Continent
  • Final Speech of Dr. Franklin in the late Federal Convention

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1796 Works of Benjamin Franklin Autobiography Way to Wealth Politics Essays Life

 

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”

― Benjamin Franklin

 

Known as one of the most important and prolific founding fathers of America, Benjamin Franklin wrote several works that have left a legacy in American history.

 

This small, 1796 printing of the works of Benjamin Franklin features his autobiography along with his essays. ‘Autobiography’ is often considered Franklin’s best-known book and is an important part of Americana. Originally known as ‘Memoirs’ by Franklin himself, ‘Autobiography’ covers each aspect of Franklin’s life including his studies in French, various letters he wrote while in Paris, the progress of his philosophies and experiments on electricity.

 

Notable contents included in this small edition include but are not limited to the following:

  • Morals of Chess
  • The Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams
  • Necessary Hints to Those That Would Be Rich
  • On the Art of Swimming
  • On Slave Trade
  • Observations on War
  • Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America
  • The Internal State of America: Being a True Description of the Interest and Policy of That Vast Continent
  • Final Speech of Dr. Franklin in the late Federal Convention

Item number: #6993

Price: $795

FRANKLIN, Benjamin

Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin, consisting of his Life.

Dundee: Printed for G. Milln, 1796.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o   Vol. 1 – [2], vi, 232

o   Vol. 2 – [4], 227, [1]

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure

o   Vol. 1 – Visible repair at front inner hinge

  • Size: ~5.75in X 3.5in (14.5cm x 9cm)

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6993

Categories

Americana, American History

Literature

Authors

FRANKLIN, Benjamin

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete