Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. This offering is an older copy of Benjamin Franklin; His Life Written by Himself written by Benjamin Franklin. This copy is a book in the Classics for Children series and was "edited for school use, with notes and a continuation of his life by D. H. Montgomery.". The life of Benjamin Franklin, written by himself. Now first edited from original manuscripts and from his printed correspondence and other writings,. You should not bookmark this page, but you can request that we add this book to our curated collection, which has stable links. Other copies: Look for editions of this book at your library, or. Benjamin Franklin Collection Selected Special Collections: Rare Book and Special Collections Reading Room, Library of Congress In 1882, the U.S. government purchased a portion of the papers Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 had bequeathed to his grandson William Temple Franklin 1790-1823. The collection represents the material taken to London by William Franklin to prepare his three volume work, Memoirs of the Life and Writings.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs.Although it had a tortuous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of an autobiography ever written. Sep 29, 2014 · The wealth he accumulated freed him to devote himself to loftier endeavors: science, public service, the pursuit of moral perfection. 2 Franklin didn’t set out to be the face of American.
Oct 30, 2016 · 1-Sentence-Summary: Benjamin Franklin: An American Life takes a thorough look at the life of one of the most influential humans that ever lived and explains how he could achieve such greatness in so many different fields and areas. Read in: 4 minutes. Favorite quote from the author. Oct 21, 2019 · Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor, diplomat, a Founding Father and a leading figure of early American history. To noted historian Frederick Jackson Turner, Founding Father Benjamin Franklin was "the first great American His life is the story of American common-sense in its highest form" Isaacson, 479, 481. This is the very scarce first Salem, Massachusetts edition of Franklin's autobiography, published posthumously in the decade of his death. This copy of The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself Cambridge Library Collection - North American History offered for sale by Books Express for $257.40 The Life Of Benjamin Franklin, Written By Himself.
Oct 13, 2009 · Added engraved t.p. reads: The life & writings of Benjamin Franklin written by himself. New York: Published by Mahlon Day, 374 Pearl Street, 1834. Engraved portrait of Franklin on frontispiece signed: D,G, Johnson, sc. Includes Stueber's continuation of Franklin's Life. LC copy frontispiece mounted on inside of cover. That Franklin himself did not set the type is indicated by, among other things, the hyphenization of “North-America” throughout “Remarks” and “Information.” Franklin never hyphenated this name, nor was it hyphenated in any of Benny Bache’s copies. In our own title line, above, we render the name of this piece as Franklin did. Here is a nice antique autobiography book being the classic, "The Life of Benjamin Franklins" by Himself. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep it for yourself! This book is entitled, "The Life of Benjamin Franklin". Written by Himself and published after his death. Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1706] – April 17, 1790 was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American.
Benjamin Franklin‘s best known publication was Poor Richard's Almanack. The pamphlet was written under the pseudonym of "Poor Richard" or "Richard Saunders," and appeared annually from 1732 to 1758. In the American colonies, the bestseller sold nearly 10,000 copies per year. Aug 01, 2008 · Benjamin Franklin was a writer, a philosopher, a scientist, a politician, a patriot, a Founding Father, an inventor, and publisher. He helped with the founding of the United States of America and changed the world with his discoveries about electricity. Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of His Life Written by Himself; Together with Essays, Humorous, Moral, and Literary, Chiefly in the Manner of the Spectator. in Two Volumes. Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin - Legacy: Franklin was not only the most famous American in the 18th century but also one of the most famous figures in the Western world of the 18th century; indeed, he is one of the most celebrated and influential Americans who has ever lived. Although one is apt to think of Franklin exclusively as an inventor, as an early version of Thomas Edison, which. Nov 01, 2016 · Best Seller The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Franklin Cambridge Companions to American. Bemu. 0:24. Best Seller Benjamin Franklin: An American Life Free Read. Soyew. Best Seller The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself Cambridge Library CollectionTrump Threatens To Pull Republican National Convention From North Carolina.
This autobiography of Benjamin Franklin narrates his life till 1757 and includes miscellaneous essays. About the Papers of Benjamin Franklin. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin is a collaborative undertaking by a team of scholars at Yale University to collect, edit, and publish a comprehensive, annotated edition of Franklin’s writings and papers: everything he wrote and almost everything he received. In a life spanning from 1706 to 1790, Franklin explored nearly every aspect of his world,. Here we offer a very early edition of the American classic, Benjamin Franklin: His Autobiography, published by Derby & Jackson, in cooperation with Harper Brothers, New York, in 1859. This was a particularly large and extravagant edition, featuring impressed decorative boards and numerous illustrations by J.G. Chapman. Benjamin Franklin is known as a founding father, a self-made man, and a genius by historians around the world. These descriptors can be attributed to the fact that, while he never had a strong formal education, Franklin challenged himself at every point of his life. He was.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Life of Benjamin Franklin, written by himself. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1875. Dec 01, 2001 · The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. 1st published in 1793. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written as letters to his son by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790. Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin - Public service 1753–85: Despite the success of his electrical experiments, Franklin never thought science was as important as public service. As a leisured gentleman, he soon became involved in more high-powered public offices. He became a member of the Philadelphia City Council in 1748, justice of the peace in 1749, and in 1751 a city alderman and a. Aug 06, 2012 · Few men could compare to Benjamin Franklin. Virtually self-taught, he excelled as an athlete, a man of letters, a printer, a scientist, a wit, an inventor, an editor, and a writer, and he was probably the most successful diplomat in American history. David Hume hailed him as the first great philosopher and great man of letters in the New World.
Jun 22, 2019 · Yale published George Goodwin's engaging study, Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America's Founding Father 2016 and Alan Houston's study of Franklin's political ideas, Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement 2008, both authors working out specific areas of inquiry regarding Franklin.
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