The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, by Benjamin Franklin.
Easton Press Collector's Edition.
Deep Maroon/Brown leather, 22kt gold gilt endpapers, permanent satin book place marker, satin endpapers.
Very Good Condition.
Benjamin Franklin's autobiography is widely considered to be the best autobiography ever written. Benjamin Franklin is known for grand accomplishments in science, engineering, government, diplomacy, and concern for fellow man. There are reasons for these accomplishments: he had great capacities for reason, consideration of others, and determination to make the most of his gifts through hard work. It is no wonder that this man could write so engaging a work as this recollection of events in his life. It is a story written not just with a critical eye for detail for the benefit of historians; it was originally meant only for his son, so it came from the heart