Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 125

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces. 4 plates, folding table. xi, [1], 567, [7] pages. 8vo, modern calf; dampstaining mostly confined to margins, first 3 leaves cleaned, toning on top edge. London, 1779

Additional Details

first collected edition, "the only edition of Franklin's writings (other than his scientific) which was printed during his lifetime"--Ford 342. Edited by the British politician Benjamin Vaughan, a friend of Franklin's who later helped negotiate the peace between their warring nations. Howes F330; Sabin 25565.