Works of Ben Franklin Essays Autobiography 1825 Americana leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Americana, Ben Franklin).
The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin; Consisting of Essays Humorous, Moral, and Literary; with His Life, Written by Himself.
Published 1825, Boston by T. Bedlington.
303 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis portrait by J.V.N. Throp.
Publisher's embossed full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations & title lettering, decorative embossed cover designs.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently and lightly age worn, leather remains supple, book still square and tight, overall attractive as a 200 year old hand made object.
Text block paper is gently age toned, internally well preserved, small minor scattered, staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6" H x 3 3/4" W.