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Collected Letters. Compiled and Annotated by Jesse S. Crisler

By: Benjamin Franklin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco: CA, Book Club of California: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: KJ319-182

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Series: Book Club of California Publication, No. 182. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies printed by Will Henry Powers and Wesley B. Tanner from Monotype Scotch Roman composed by Mackenzie-Harris, and bound by Cardozo-James Binding Co. 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. 238, [2] pp. Half-title, woodcut portrait of Norris in 2 colors on title page, title page printed in black and red, list of recipients, black-and-white reproduction of a painted portrait of Frank Norris, photographic illustrations throughout the text, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth spine, spine blocked in black and titled in ... View more info

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The Art of Virtue: From the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Begun at Passy in 1784

By: Benjamin Franklin (1705-1790)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Privately Printed: 1955

Seller ID: SFK519-1052

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Series: Typophile Monograph, No. 43. LIMITED EDITION of 350 extra copies for Typophiles, designed as a Keepsake for The Printing Week Project by Lewis F. White at the Privy Council Press. 12mo. 7 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches. (40) pp. Half-title, woodcut portrait of Franklin at a writing desk by John De Pol, BF monogram on title page in slate blue, 2 illustrations by De Pol including the printer's device on the colophon, 2 reproductions of pages from Franklin's autobiography; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red paper over boards, glassine dust-jacket; binding square the tight, some minor foxing to th... View more info

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Between the Gates.

By: Benjamin Franklin Taylor (1819-1887).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago:, S. C. Griggs and Company,: 1886

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: EE516-131

Condition: Collectible: Good


TWELFTH EDITION, first edition, 1878. 8vo. 7 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches. [ads ii], 292, [ads, 6] pp. Frontispiece, illustrated throughout with woodcut figures and tailpieces; text unmarked, occasional foxing and soiling. Gilt- and blind-stamped brown cloth, spine titled in gilt, black end-papers; bindings square and tight, rubbed, inner hinges cracked. Two bits of Benj. F. Taylor ephemera included with this book. First, a broadsheet prospectus announcing the publication of "Between the Gates" and on the verso the announcement of Wm. Mathews, "Oratory and Orators." Second, an envelope is tipped ... View more info