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autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

a restoration of a "fair copy"

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Univ. of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Based upon four source texts: the William Temple Franklin ed. (1818) the Bigelow ed. (1868) the French translation by Louis Guillaume de Veillard, and the French translation of the first part pub. by Buisson (1791)

Statementby Max Farrand. Pub. in coöperation with the Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.
ContributionsFarrand, Max, 1869-1945, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302.6.F7 A2 1949
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6048824M
LC Control Number49008615
OCLC/WorldCa706683

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