Lot 187 of 253:
Cato's Moral Distichs w/ leaf printed by Benjamin Franklin  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Cato's Moral Distichs, Reproduced from the edition printed in Philadelphia in 1735 by Benjamin Franklin

Author:
Cato, [Marcus Porcius]

Place:
[San Francisco]

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1939

Description:

Foreword by Carl Van Doren. An original leaf from Benjamin Franklin's Church of Scotland Prayer Book, Philadelphia, 1745 is tipped in. (8vo) original gilt-stamped green cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Limited Edition, one of 250 copies printed at the Ward Ritchie Press.

The leaf included in this copy is page 287/288. BCC 57.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Top corners lightly bumped; near fine.


 
Item number:
283911
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