Philadelphia: McCarty & Davis, 1834. Hardcover. Complete 2-volume set. 8vo. Full calf with gilt spine lettering and rules, five compartments. xxxvii, 624pp; viii, 517pp. Frontispieces and engraved title pages, illustrations (some foldouts), foldout map, marbled endpapers and page edges. Very good. Binding mildly edgeworn and a tad scuffed, with gilt bright and all hinges tight; mild foxing, mainly to preliminary leaves. Item #47220
Handsome first edition thus of (to cite spine title) "Franklin's Works," a hefty pair that gathers a large assortment of the statesman's voluminous writings on all manner of subjects. Scarce in this nice condition.