Author:Benjamin Franklin (1705-1790)

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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