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[FRANKLIN, Benjamin.] PARTON, James. Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin. New York: Mason Brothers, 1865. 2 volumes in 4, 4to (10¼ x 7in.). EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, with over 100 plates and portraits. Dark blue morocco, marbled endpapers, gilt doublures, gilt ruled covers, five raised bands on spine, six spine compartments, each stamped in gilt, t.e.g. (slight rubbing and age-toning to spines).
[FRANKLIN, Benjamin.] PARTON, James. Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin. New York: Mason Brothers, 1865. 2 volumes in 4, 4to (10¼ x 7in.). EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, with over 100 plates and portraits. Dark blue morocco, marbled endpapers, gilt doublures, gilt ruled covers, five raised bands on spine, six spine compartments, each stamped in gilt, t.e.g. (slight rubbing and age-toning to spines).

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[FRANKLIN, Benjamin.] PARTON, James. Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin. New York: Mason Brothers, 1865. 2 volumes in 4, 4to (10¼ x 7in.). EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, with over 100 plates and portraits. Dark blue morocco, marbled endpapers, gilt doublures, gilt ruled covers, five raised bands on spine, six spine compartments, each stamped in gilt, t.e.g. (slight rubbing and age-toning to spines).

LIMITED EDITION (100 copies), with numerous late 18th and early 19th century engravings of Franklin (including the famous 1777 image of Franklin in his rustic fur hat). Plus OVER 100 ADDITIONAL ENGRAVINGS, many from the late 18th and early 19th century, showing famous contemporaries and scenes, such as George Washington, Samuel Johnson, Jeffrey Amherst, the Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown and Penn's treaty with the Indians.

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