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

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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 two-volume 1796 edition, printed in London, was edited by Benjamin Vaughan who included several Franklin’s most important works, including 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.

 

According to the Grolier American 100, Franklin’s ‘Memoirs’ is,

“The most widely read of all American autobiographies, ‘Memoirs’ holds the essence of the American way of life.”

 

Other notable works include:

  • 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

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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 two-volume 1796 edition, printed in London, was edited by Benjamin Vaughan who included several Franklin’s most important works, including 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.

 

According to the Grolier American 100, Franklin’s ‘Memoirs’ is,

“The most widely read of all American autobiographies, ‘Memoirs’ holds the essence of the American way of life.”

 

Other notable works include:

  • 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

 

Item number: #7806

Price: $750

 

FRANKLIN, Benjamin

 

Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin, consisting of his life written by himself; together with essays, humour, moral, and literary, chiefly in the manner of the Spectator.

 

London: Printed for G. Dilly, 1796.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • 1 – vi, [2], 232
    • 2 – [4], 227, [1]
  • References: Grolier American 100, 21
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~5.5in X 3.5in (14cm x 9cm)

 

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7806

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

FRANKLIN, Benjamin

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete