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Signed; partially printed, partially manuscript Document of Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

By: Benjamin Franklin

Price: $23,870.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, April 5, 1787

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4238

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia. Very Good. April 5, 1787. Framed land grant to Lt. John Armstrong on vellum with affixed State of Pennsylvania seal: "The Supreme Executive Council of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. To all to whom these presents shall come GREETING: KNOW YE, That in consideration of the services rendered by John Armstrong Leutenant in the late army of the United States there is granted by the said commonwealth unto the said John Armstrong a certain tarct or parcel of land lying in the county of Westmoreland un the third district of the donation Lands Beginning at a maple tree the n... View more info

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Advice on Marriage. Signed with a signed original sketch.

By: Benjamin Franklin & Clara Tice

Price: $1,855.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Tice-Cunningham Press: 1925

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1338

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Brooklyn: Tice-Cunningham Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1925. First Thus. Number 31 of only 50 copies. Nicely bound in sumptuous full grained red morocco; gilt inner dentelles; five raised bands, ruled title to cvr. Owner's name to front paste-down; very occasional foxing. A signed pencil sketch by Tice dated Aug 1927 affixed to the penultimate leaf recto. Fourteen hand-colored etchings on Japan vellum: seven calligraphic and seven (incl. frontis) illustrative. ; 8vo; Signed by Artist; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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The Captive in Patagonia; or, Life Among the Giants. A personal narrative.

By: Benjamin Franklin Bourne

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Gould and Lincoln: 1853

Seller ID: 4848

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth with decoration and publisher's monogram blindstamped to covers. Gilt particulars to spine. Corners bumped. Minor occasional foxing. Advertisements to front (24pp) and rear (12) of book. Frontispiece protected by tissue guard. A fine, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. xxiv, 25-233, 4 full page sur blanc plates (incl frontis); All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

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North & South America; for the Elucidation of the Abbe Gaultier's Geographical Games

By: Jehoshaphat Aspin [Benjamin Franklin]

Price: $780.00

Publisher: London, John Harris: 1838

Seller ID: 4727

Condition: Fine


Unusual map of the Western Hemisphere with a large inset of the United States, engraved for the "Geographical Games." It presents an odd border between Mexico and the United States, and displays the British perspective for the boundary with Canada. The large inset shows the eastern United States, which extends to just beyond the Mississippi River. This inset gives a very late depiction of the proposed state of Franklinia. In 1785, settlers in western North Carolina and what would become eastern Tennessee organized a state government to be named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. Congress t... View more info