Lot 110: Peter Parley's Benjamin Franklin 1832

PBA Galleries

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Lot 110: Author: [Goodrich, Samuel G.]; Title: The Life of Benjamin Franklin. Illustrated by Tales, Sketches and Anecdotes. Adapted to the Use of Schools; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Collins & Hannay; Date Published: 1831; Description: 180 pp. Woodcut illustrations. (12mo) 14.5x9 cm (5¾x3½") period boards with modern rebacking, original spine label retained.Though bearing his name in the copyright statement, Goodrich disclaimed this work in his "Recollections". OCLC locates 16 copies, 15 in American collections, none further west than Chicago. Condition: Light wear to boards, early owners' names on endpapers; foxing; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $400-600
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