Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 167

Price Realized: $ 2,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Bowles's Moral Pictures, or Poor Richard Illustrated. Engraving, 18 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches, after drawings by Robert Dighton; cut into 15 panels and mounted on linen for folding, with one panel laid down on cloth-covered board, apparently as issued; separations along some folds, pencil marks on verso only, minor foxing. Manchester, England: Hayward & Co., circa 1843

Additional Details

This illustrated broadside edition of Franklin's Way to Wealth is undated and has been assigned dates ranging from 1796 to 1880, but the publisher's only dated imprints in OCLC are from 1843 to 1846. Ford 137. Appears only once in OCLC, and has not been traced at auction since 1911.