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The complete works, in philosophy, politics and morals of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin / now first collected and arranged: with memoirs of his early life written by himself.

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
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[1811]
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Publication/Creation

London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown ... and J. Johnson & Co. ..., [1811]

Physical description

3 volumes, folded plates : illustrations, map, frontispiece (portrait) ; (8vo)

Edition

Second edition /

Notes

First edition by these two publishers issued in 1806
Appendix: no. I. Containing papers proper for insertion, but omitted in the preceding volumes. no. II. Containing letters by several eminent persons, illustrative of Dr. Franklin's manners and character
Same printing as the edition issued with t.p. having "J. Johnson" listed first in the imprint (half titles in v.1-2 and advertisements removed)
Title leaf in v.1 is a cancel
Each volume has added engraved t.p., with vignettes
"James Cundee, printer, London"--T.p. verso
Plates are dated "April 1, 1806"
Index: v. 1, [32] p. at end.

Contents

I. Life of Dr. Franklin. Letters and papers on electricity.--II. Letters and papers on philosophical subjects. Papers on subjects of general politics.--III. Papers on American subjects before the revolutionary troubles. Papers on American subjects during the revolutionary troubles. Papers, descriptive of America, or relating to that country, written subsequent to the revolution. Papers on moral subjects and the economy of life

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