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La Science Du Bonhomme Richard, Moyen Facile De Payer Les Impots

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La Science Du Bonhomme Richard, Moyen Facile De Payer Les Impots

by [FRANKLIN, Benjamin]

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1778. [FRANKLIN, Benjamin]. La Science Du Bonhomme Richard, Moyen Facile De Payer Les Impots. Philadelphia [but actually Paris]: Chez Ruault, 1778. 151,[5]pp. Half title. 12mo. Contemporary French calf, spine richly gilt, gilt morocco spine label. Calf a bit rubbed, small chip at foot of spine. Foxing. Final advertisement leaf torn in lower outer corner (perhaps a paper flaw?), costing a handful of letters of text. A good plus copy, in an attractive binding. The Roderick Terry copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. The third French edition of Franklin's THE WAY TO WEALTH. "Contains also the examination of Dr. Franklin before the British Parliament, in 1766, translated by Dupont de Nemours; the Constitution of Pennsylvania, as established in 1776; and the examination of Mr. Penn, at the bar of Parliament in 1776. Translated by MM. Quetant and Lecuy" - Sabin. This appeared the same year as the first and second (also French) editions, the year that Franklin negotiated the first treaty between the United States and France and was the toast of Paris. SABIN 25583. FORD 115.

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Bookseller
George S. MacManus Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
63855
Title
La Science Du Bonhomme Richard, Moyen Facile De Payer Les Impots
Author
[FRANKLIN, Benjamin]
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Date published
1778
Keywords
M/R, FINE/GEN AM

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Our inventory of over 45,000 catalogued titles focuses primarily on 18th and 19th century Americana with specialities such as Voyages and Travels, Local Histories, Indians and the West and the Civil War. Also included in our collection are English and American literary first editions, Limited Edition Club selections and Books about Books.

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