The Pictorial Life of Benjamin Franklin: Printer, Typefounder, Ink Maker, Bookbinder, Copperplate Engraver and Printer, Stationer, Merchant, Bookseller, Author, Editor, Publisher, Inventor, Scientist, Philosopher, Diplomat, Philanthropist, and Statesman

By: STEPHENS, Brad (compiler); COLLINS, Grellet (publisher)

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This pictorial biography of Benjamin Franklin was published in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of Franklin's arrival in Philadelphia. Text compiled from four different biographies, as well as other sources, by Brad Stephens. With many black & white illustrations as well as color frontis N. C. Wyeth painting depicting Franklin's arrival in Philadelphia, as well as a color portrait of Franklin by Joseph Sifrede Duplessis. A 1955 U. S. Post Office Department press release and sample announcing the new 1/2ยข Franklin stamp are laid in. --- In dark green paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with paper label pasted to cover. Unpaginated (about 60 pp.) Lacks a dust jacket. --- With some chafing and light soiling to covers, small tears & partial splits to front and rear gutter areas, else a clean, firm copy.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); [c.60 pp] pages

Title: The Pictorial Life of Benjamin Franklin: Printer, Typefounder, Ink Maker, Bookbinder, Copperplate Engraver and Printer, Stationer, Merchant, Bookseller, Author, Editor, Publisher, Inventor, Scientist, Philosopher, Diplomat, Philanthropist, and Statesman

Author Name: STEPHENS, Brad (compiler); COLLINS, Grellet (publisher)

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>American History & Politics,

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dill & Collins Co.: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 80779