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Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren.Pub.N.Y. Viking Press: Mcmxxxii.(1938). First Edition after pub. of lmtd. signed edition in three volumes. Pub.October,1938. C.R.1938 by Carl Van Doren. Distributed Canada The Macmillan Co. American History, Biography, Collectible,Franklin papers. Hardback Pages 845.

Preface, Bibliography and Index.

Preface; The completed autobiography with indispensabe passages from the actual Autobiography, is what may be called the speaking voice in a new history of Franklin, seen not as he saw himself but also as he may now be seen in the light of facts he did not tell or sometimes even know. Here first in any Franklin biography appear (in Part) his Elegy, recently discovered and apparently his earliest writing that has survived: -----.

Book in good condition. Boards are covered in a rust colored cloth with gold lettering on front and spine. Endpapers white. Frontis, Books by Carl Van Doren. Author awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
Top edges stained red-pink. Text is without stains or writings. A few ast pages of index have been dog eared. Not a x-lib, or remainder nor a book club. No dust jacket. P.O.S. plus book plate.

Benjamin Franklin by Carl Van Doren Pulitzer 1938

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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Materials: paper, ink, cardboard, orange cloth
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