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Americana) PENN, William
SOME FRUITS OF SOLITUDE, IN REFLECTIONS AND MAXIMS, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF HUMAN LIFE. (TWO VOLS BOUND IN ONE); WITH "1776" INSCRIPTION BY ORIGINAL OWNER!
Printed by James Franklin, 1749. Early Edition. Hardcover. 2 7/8 X 5 Inches. Very Good. Period leather front board with recent leather spine and rear board. Very interesting original ownership notation "Daniel Willet's- his book - bought at New York - Cst 1/3 in the year 1749" on FFEP and "Daniel Willet's - His Book - 1776 - Steal no this Book for fear of Shame for hear (sic) we have the owners Name" on last page. Printed by James Franklin, nephew and apprentice to Benjamin Franklin .Eighth edition. Early and important American reprint of the 1718 edition containing noted early American Quaker luminary William Penn's musings and advice about good civil and religious conduct. Scattered foxing and toning throughout.
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