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Carl Van DorenBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$22.50
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Publisher: The VIKING PRESS, New York City, 1938
Tight binding. No chips, tears, creases or written inscriptions to pages. 3 illustration plates. First edition after the limited signed edtion published in 3 volumes. Dust jacket has some edgewear and a 2" tear on back. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 845 pp.
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van Doren, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$25.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Viking Press, New York, 1938
845pp, illus., signed to fep by author, 1st ed., 2nd printing, slight sun fading to spine, corners lightly bumped, slight shelfwear. (BIOGRAPHY, FOUNDING FATHERS, FRANKLIN, COLONIAL PERIOD, 18TH CENTURY, AMERICA)
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Franklin, Benjamin; (Carl Van Doren, Introduction)The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
$25.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1976
Hard Cover. Fine in genuine brown leather boards with gilt title to spine. Gilt decoration to boards and spine. Pristine interior. Silk moire endpages, full edges gilt, ribbon book mark, printed on archival paper. Illustrated. 233 pages. BIO/052112.
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Franklin, Benjamin / Carl Van Doren (intro.) / Richard Ellis (arranged)The Will of Benjamin Franklin 1757
$35.00
Softcover
Publisher: Franklin Institute,, 1949
now reproduced in Facsimile with introduction by Carl Van Doren. Franklin Institute, Phila. 1949 1st. 8vo. wraps, 16pp. intro. & text w/ fold out facsimile, nice looking inscription To [Nellie Paten?] from 1 Òdisciple of Benjamin Franklin, printerÓ to another, with affectionate wishes, Richard EllisÓ. waterstain to inside margin, ow VG- $ (COLONIAL)
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Doren, Carl VanBenjamin Franklin
$35.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Viking Press, New York, 1938
2nd printing. Signed by author on fep neatly near top. Winner of Pulitzer prize for biography. Brown boards sun faded on spine with bumped corners and light wear on front board. 845 pages.
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VAN, DOREN CARLBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$40.00
Hardcover
VIKING PRESS NEW YORK 1938 SIGNED BY AUTHOR BROWN CLOTH IN CHIPPED DUST JACKET A NICE CLEAN COPY AMERICANA
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Carl Van DorenBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$45.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Press, United States, 1938
Very Good- in Fair dust jacket; 1st edition. 1st printing. First edition after publication of the limited, signed edition in three volumes. Brown cloth cover. Dust jacket very worn and torn, otherwise good condition! CLEAN TEXT! All our books with dust jackets $49.95+ are protected with clear Brodart covers. Dust jacket is protected by a clear Brodart cover. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 845 pages (BIOGRAPHY BENJAMIN FRANKLIN)
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Carl Van DorenBenjamin Franklin
$49.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1938
Hardcover, brown cloth with gilt lettering. FIRST Edition after the LIMITED Editions. This copy is Sixth Printing, March 1939. SIGNED by Carl Van Doren with his name only at the top of front flyleaf. Book is Square, Binding Tight, Text and Cover Clean. Book shows very mild wear and is in NEAR FINE condition. Dust Jacket shows edge wear and small tears all round, no fading, and no large tears or chips: a VERY GOOD jacket. Illustrated with brown tone plates of Franklin at various stages of his... (BIO. BEN FRANKLIN.)
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$75.00
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1939, 6th printing, xix, 845pp., dust-jacket good but quite worn and frayed around edges, very good large brown cloth, rear..., 1939
. Doren was to speak on: "Franklin, The First Man of Letters" and apparently signed this book for a Rembrandt Club member at that time. As recently as April 2008, historian Gordon Wood has called this "still the best" Franklin biography. .
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Aiken, Conrad]. [Pulitzer Prize]. [Inscribed Copy]. [Signed Copy]. Van Doren, Carl.Benjamin Franklin.
$95.00
Hardcover
Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1938., 1938
xix (2),845pp. 8vo. Original cloth. Second printing, 1938. . "For Conrad" on title page and Van Doren has drawn through his name as author and written, "Carl Van Doren" underneath. Additionally, Conrad Aiken has signed his name clearly on the front free endpaper -- a nice clear signature of this important poet. His Selected Poems, 1929, won the Pulitzer Prize. Originally from Georgia, Aiken lived in England and New England for years after graduating from Harvard. His "introduction to an... (PULITZER PRIZE, INSCRIBED COPY, CONRAD AIKEN)
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Van Doren, Carl.Benjamin Franklin.
$350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Viking Press, New York, 1938
First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author to the economist Calvert Simons, who influenced the Chicago school of economics. Fine in near fine dust jacket. A very bright copy. Benjamin Franklin contains the most extensive collection of Benjamin Franklin's autobiographical writings, much of which was long out-of-print. Also included are some fifty letters written by Franklin that was never published before.
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VAN DOREN, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$437.50
Hardcover
Publisher: The Viking Press, New York, 1938
Three volumes housed in orignal glassine dustwrappers and a marbled paper slipcase. Copy #559 of 625 copies SIGNED by the author of this true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Illustrated with plates including a facsimile of "Franklin's Last Speech." This copy is from the estate of Van Doren's daughter, Anne. There is a Christmas 1939 inscription on the front endpaper: "For Annka with love Pooch" from the author to his daughter. Fine, largely unopened, in worn... (SIGNED; AMERICANA; BIOGRAPHY)
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$6.50
Publisher: New York: Viking, 1938
New York: Viking. Good with no dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. First Trade Edition following 3 vol. limited signed edition, 845 pp. bio. of early American leader, 3 full page portraits, index, bibliography & notes, tan covers faded, corners & extremities of spine rubbed and bumped w/ some fraying at rear corners of top & bottom of spine , 1/4" wrinkle at spine edge of front panel, gilt cover & spine lettering faded, owner's label inside front cover, o/w contents clean & unmarked. . First...
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin: a Biography
$7.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
New York: Viking Press, 1938-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/None. Stated "First Edition after publication of the Limited, Signed Edition in Three Volumes". No DJ. Brown cloth binding. Light corner bumping, slight shelf soil. Book is clean and binding is tight. Light gutter damage at title page. Light page foxing. Large book, may be additional to ship depending on location and method. First edition. Signed.
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Franklin, Benjamin] Van Doren, Carl; 5 b/w illus / plates [IllustratorBenjamin Franklin
$7.00
Publisher: Viking, 1938
Viking, 1938-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Viking Press, "First edition after publication of the limited, signed edition in three volumes. Published in October 1938." Some fading to spine. Previous owner's bookplate inside. First edition. Signed.
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Van Doren, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$15.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
NY: Viking Press. Very Good-. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine is very lightly faded as are the covers' fore edges, else evry minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Endpapers are age-browned. Contents are almost like new. ; 8-1/2" Tall, 845pp. Brown cloth, dulled-black spine lettering, bright gold front cover lettering. Top edge colored brown. BIOGRAPHY. "First Edition after publication of the Limited, Signed Edition in three volumes. " ..."This is a long book. It could twice as...
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van Doren, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$25.00
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. 845pp, illus., signed to fep by author, 1st ed., 2nd printing, slight sun fading to spine, corners lightly bumped, slight shelfwear.. Signed by Author. Cloth. Very Good -/No Jacket. First edition. Signed.
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VAN DOREN, CARLBenjamin Franklin
$25.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
New York: Viking Press,. 1938.. 1st Trade Edition, First printing. Hard Cover. First edition after a signed, limited edition in 3 volumes. NEAR-. FINE IN NEAR-FINE DJ WITH ORIGINAL $3.75 PRICE. UNUSUALLY NICE FOR. THE LARGE BOOK.. First edition. Signed.
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Franklin, Benjamin; (Carl Van Doren, Introduction)The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
$25.00
Publisher: Easton Press, 1976
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1976. Hard Cover. Fine. Hard Cover. Fine in genuine brown leather boards with gilt title to spine. Gilt decoration to boards and spine. Pristine interior. Silk moire endpages, full edges gilt, ribbon book mark, printed on archival paper. Illustrated. 233 pages. BIO/052112. Signed.
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Van Doren, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$25.00
Publisher: Viking, 1938
NY: Viking, 1938 Hard Cover. Very Good, no dustjacket. Signed by author. Book spine and part of front cover sun faded. Exeterior of book shows light soil, interior a bit age darkened. Previous owners gift inscription.. Signed.
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$35.00
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
NY: The Viking Press, 1938. Very Good in Good ++ jacket Light rust cloth boards. P/O name on personal library label inside front cover. End papers are lightly browned. Pages are tight and clean. Few tiny spots to outside page edges. Small newspaper clippings about author were attached to inside back cover but both are now loose. Unclipped Dj has been mended with tape from behind. Lightly soiled with numerouse tears and small chips. Now in Brodart. "A great portrait of a great man. " This is...
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VAN DOREN, CARLBenjamin Franklin, Volume1: Philadelphia (signed)
$35.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
New York: Viking Press,. 1938.. Signed, Limited edition. Hard Cover. This is volume one only of a three volume set. It is signed by the. author on the limitation page. VERY GOOD+. LIGHT STAIN FROM COFFEE. CUP ON REAR BOARD, AND SMALL ONE ON FRONT BOARD, OTHERWISE FINE.. Signed.
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VAN DOREN, CARLBenjamin Franklin, Volume 2: London
$35.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
New York: Viking Press,. 1938.. Signed Limited edition. Hard Cover. This is Volume 2 only of the three volume signed, limited edition.. Since only the first volume was signed, this one is not. CHIPPING TO. SPINE LABEL, OTHERWISE FINE, CLEAN, AND TIGHT.. Signed.
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Carl Van DorenBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$45.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
United States: Viking Press. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket;. 1938. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1st edition. 1st printing. First edition after publication of the limited, signed edition in three volumes. Brown cloth cover. Dust jacket very worn and torn, otherwise good condition! CLEAN TEXT! All our books with dust jackets $49.95+ are protected with clear Brodart covers. Dust jacket is protected by a clear Brodart cover. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 845 pages . First edition. Signed.
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[Aiken, Conrad]. [Pulitzer Prize]. [Inscribed Copy]. [Signed Copy]. Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
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Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
New York: The Viking Press, 1938.. Second printing, 1938.. xix (2),845pp. 8vo.. Original cloth. . For Conrad" on title page and Van Doren has drawn through his name as author and written, "Carl Van Doren" underneath. Additionally, Conrad Aiken has signed his name clearly on the front free endpaper - a nice clear signature of this important poet. His Selected Poems, 1929, won the Pulitzer Prize. Originally from Georgia, Aiken lived in England and New England for years after graduating from...
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VAN DOREN, CARLBenjamin Franklin, 3 volumes (signed)
$300.00
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
New York: Viking Press,. 1938.. Signed, Limited edition.. Hard Cover. ALL VOLUMES NEAR-FINE TO FINE. NO DUST JACKETS AS ISSUED. NO. WRITING OR MARKS. The true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize. winning biography.. Signed.
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$350.00
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author to the economist Calvert Simons, who influenced the Chicago school of economics. Fine in near fine dust jacket. A very bright copy. Benjamin Franklin contains the most extensive collection of Benjamin Franklin's autobiographical writings, much of which was long out-of-print. Also included are some fifty letters written by Franklin that was never...
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VAN DOREN, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$437.50
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine, largely unopened, in worn glassines and a complete slipcase with the top edge partly detached. Three volumes housed in orignal glassine dustwrappers and a marbled paper slipcase. Copy #559 of 625 copies SIGNED by the author of this true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Illustrated with plates including a facsimile of "Franklin's Last Speech." This copy is from the estate of Van Doren's daughter, Anne....
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Carl Van DorenBenjamin Franklin (Signed)
$13.91
Hardcover
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
Used - Good, Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Werktagen, Versand aus den USA. Lieferungszeit ca. 2-3 Wochen. Wir bieten Kundenservice auf Deutsch! Small Quarto. Cloth Hardcover, 1938. Second Printing. Dust jacket is in acceptable condition; large closed tear on the front of the jacket. Signed by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Carl Van Doren. Inscribed to Lyman Beecher Stowe, author and grandson of Harriet Beecher Stowe. xix; 845 pp. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and...
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Van Doren, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$15.00
Publisher: Viking Press NY First Edition, 1938
Publisher: Viking Press NY 1938 First Edition Very Good- Hardcover Spine is very lightly faded as are the covers' fore edges, else evry minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Endpapers are age-browned. Contents are almost like new. ; 8-1/2" Tall, 845pp. Brown cloth, dulled-black spine lettering, bright gold front cover lettering. Top edge colored brown. BIOGRAPHY. "First Edition after publication of the Limited, Signed Edition in three volumes. " ..."This is a long book. It could twice as...
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Franklin, Benjamin; (Carl Van Doren, Introduction)The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
$25.00
Publisher: Easton Press, 1976
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1976. Hard Cover. Fine. Hard Cover. Fine in genuine brown leather boards with gilt title to spine. Gilt decoration to boards and spine. Pristine interior. Silk moire endpages, full edges gilt, ribbon book mark, printed on archival paper. Illustrated. 233 pages. BIO/052112. Signed.
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$350.00
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author to the economist Calvert Simons, who influenced the Chicago school of economics. Fine in near fine dust jacket. A very bright copy. Benjamin Franklin contains the most extensive collection of Benjamin Franklin's autobiographical writings, much of which was long out-of-print. Also included are some fifty letters written by Franklin that was never...
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VAN DOREN, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$350.00
Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine, largely unopened, in worn glassines and a complete slipcase with the top edge partly detached. Three volumes housed in orignal glassine dustwrappers and a marbled paper slipcase. Copy #559 of 625 copies SIGNED by the author of this true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Illustrated with plates including a facsimile of "Franklin's Last Speech." This copy is from the estate of Van Doren's daughter, Anne....
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Carl Van DorenBENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Signed by Carl Van Doren.
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Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
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Carl Van DorenBENJAMIN FRANKLIN. Signed by Carl Van Doren.
$35.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
Used - Very Good, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Publisher: Viking Press Date of Publication: 1938 Binding: hardcover Edition: First edition, 2nd printing Condition: Very good condition/Very good- condition (DJ) Description: Octavo (8vo) Signed xxii, 845 pages of text. Hardcover binding with minor shelfwear and minor discoloration/sunning. Unclipped dustjacket with several small chips, tears and creases, minor browning to the rear panel, and minor rubbing; protected in archival mylar....
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Carl Van DorenBenjamin Franklin, Volume1: Philadelphia (Signed).
$40.00
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Publisher: Viking Press,, 1938
Used - Good, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Hard Cover Signed, Limited edition This is volume one only of a three volume set. It is signed by the author on the limitation page. VERY GOOD+. LIGHT STAIN FROM COFFEE CUP ON REAR BOARD, AND SMALL ONE ON FRONT BOARD, OTHERWISE FINE.
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Carl Van DorenBenjamin Franklin, 3 Volumes (Signed).
$305.00
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Publisher: Viking Press,, 1938
Used - Very Good, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Hard Cover Signed, Limited edition. ALL VOLUMES NEAR-FINE TO FINE. NO DUST JACKETS AS ISSUED. NO WRITING OR MARKS. The true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize winning biography.
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$21.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1938
1st Edition. Cloth Bds. Used - Very Good VG in No DJ Signed by author Ephemera included none. 8vo, xix 845 pp., This biography of Franklin is signed on the front free fly by the author. Included with this copy are several pieces of ephemera. The first is a post card addressed to the former owner of the book in Muncy, PA dated June, 1941. the card is from the program chairman of the Muncy Historical Society announcing the meeting for June, 27 at 8: pm where Mr Carl Van Doren will deliver an...
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin, Volume1: Philadelphia (Signed).
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Signed, Limited edition. Hard Cover. Used - Good This is volume one only of a three volume set It is signed by the author on the limitation page VERY GOOD LIGHT STAIN FROM COFFEE CUP ON REAR BOARD AND SMALL ONE ON FRONT BOARD OTHERWISE FINE . Signed, Limited edition
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$350.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Viking Press, New York
Used - Fine/Like New. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author to the economist Calvert Simons, who influenced the Chicago school of economics. Fine in near fine dust jacket. A very bright copy. Benjamin Franklin contains the most extensive collection of Benjamin Franklin's autobiographical writings, much of which was long out-of-print. Also included are some fifty letters written by Franklin that was never published...
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Van Doren, CarlBenjamin Franklin
$437.50
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Publisher: The Viking Press, New York, 1938
First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Good Fine largely unopened in worn glassines and a complete slipcase with the top edge partly detached. Three volumes housed in orignal glassine dustwrappers and a marbled paper slipcase. Copy #559 of 625 copies SIGNED by the author of this true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Illustrated with plates including a facsimile of "Franklin's Last Speech." This copy is from the estate of Van Doren's daughter, Anne. There is a Christmas...
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Carl Van DorenBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$45.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Viking Press, 1938
1st edition. 1st printing. First edition after publication of the limited, signed edition in three volumes. Brown cloth cover. Dust jacket very worn and torn, otherwise good condition! CLEAN TEXT! All our books with dust jackets $49.95+ are protected with clear Brodart covers. Dust jacket is protected by a clear Brodart cover. ; 6.5" x 9.5"; 845 pages, Very Good- in Fair dust jacket;; First Edition; First Printing (Biography Benjamin Franklin)
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VAN DOREN, CarlBENJAMIN FRANKLIN
$437.50
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Publisher: The Viking Press, 1938
First Edition, Three volumes housed in orignal glassine dustwrappers and a marbled paper slipcase. Copy #559 of 625 copies SIGNED by the author of this true first printing of this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Illustrated with plates including a facsimile of "Franklin's Last Speech." This copy is from the estate of Van Doren's daughter, Anne. There is a Christmas 1939 inscription on the front endpaper: "For Annka with love Pooch" from the author to his daughter., Hardcover, Fine, largely... (Signed; Americana; Biography, Signed, Modern First Editions, Pulitzer Prize, Limited, Literature: American)
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