1824. Item #74945
FRANKLIN, Benjamin. MELANGES DE MORALE, D'ECONOMIE ET DE POLITIQUE, EXTRAITS DES OUVRAGES DE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, et precedes d'une notice sur sa vie, par A. Ch. Renouard. Paris: Chez Antoine-Augustin Renouard, 1824. Two volumes. Engraved portrait in Vol. 1. 24mo. Vol. 1: vii,252 pp. Vol. 2: [iv],186 pp. Contemporary paper boards, printed lettering at spine, decorative printed labels to sides. Ex-library; bookplate at front pastedown in each volume and no other marks. Bindings are sunned at spines and moderately soiled overall. Volume 2 has light dampstaining at top edge of one board and in the top margin of some leaves. Text is nicely printed and mostly clean; though each volume has one signature whose leaves are lightly toned. A solid copy; about very good.