THE MEMOIRS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
San Francisco: The Arion Press, 2006. Limited Edition. "Franklin's Autobiography presents with vividness the key episodes in a young man's rise, from poor apprentice to prominent citizen. Its unifying theme is the lessons in behavior and morality he learns along the way. It has been accurately described as a conduct book, but is a greatly entertaining one" (from the publisher). Arion No.75. Item #6605
One of 400 specially bound copies, this being copy no.93. Octavo; full brown morocco, with titling and silhouette of Franklin stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; ,7-187,pp, with frontispiece portrait of Franklin adapted from the $100 bill. Small, dark spot on lower spine (possibly from production), else very Near Fine. Offered together with the keepsake booklet Franklin's Memoirs Lost & Found, by John Bigelow and William H. Huntington; Near Fine.