Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces; FRANKLIN Benjamin 1706-1790 Publisher: J. Johnson Publish Year: 1779 Publish Place: London: No 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard. Illustrator: Unknown Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 006790 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: 1st Edition Inscription: Unknown £5,250.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information First edition, in contemporary full calf, faded gilt edge tooling, corners rubbed. Spine, worn, edges chipped, short crack at base and also along top joint, lacks title label. Internally, lacks portrait frontis, , (iv-xi), , , 2-567 pp, 3 pls, 1 table (folding), includes the index, addenda & corrigenda. Some light staining, spotting, edge browning, small oval stamp to corner fep. (214*130 mm). (A re-impression of the quarto edition of the same year in an octavo format-ESTC T56601. Sabin 25565. Ford 342. Howes F330). The only collected edition of Franklin's works published in his lifetime. It was prepared by Benjamin Vaughan, 1751-1835, a close friend of Franklin's, with the latter's knowledge and assistance. Segments on: General Politics; American Politics before the Troubles; American Politics during the Troubles; Provincial or Colony Politics; and Miscellaneous and Philosophical Pieces.