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Franklin as printer and publisher

Paul Leicester Ford

Franklin as printer and publisher

by Paul Leicester Ford

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790.,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Career in publishing.,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Career in printing.

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    Statementeby Paul Leicester Ford.
    SeriesMany-sided Franklin
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 803-817 :
    Number of Pages817
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19392031M

    Franklin had actually written his epitaph when he was “The body of B. Franklin, Printer (Like the Cover of an Old Book Its Contents torn Out And Stript of its Lettering and Gilding) Lies Born: Author: Benjamin Franklin (Autobiography), William Temple Franklin (Late Period Author) Publisher: London, Printed for Henry Colburn, British and Foreign Public Library, Conduit Street. Edition: First .

    8 The Franklin Library Books lot/set John's Brown Body;Journey in the Dark &more $ Emily Bronte WUTHERING HEIGHTS Franklin Library 1st Edition 1st Printing. Among collectors, Benjamin Franklin is one of the most sought after figures. He was an inventor, founding father, printer, and had a bit of a notorious reputation. This is a fantastic piece. -ExpertCategory: Politics and Government.

    2. Book with Bleeds: If the book has full bleed inside pages, please select one-size up as your book size, then enter Final Trim Size here. For instance, if you want to have the final book trimmed at "x", but you also have some full bleed pages, you will need to select 6"x9" as your book . "Benjamin Franklin was a singular man with a keen mind that ‘soared above the clouds.' " Franklin was the only person to sign the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Treaty of Alliance with France, and the Treaty of Paris to end the revolutionary war. He was a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, and a writer. Proud of his working-class roots, Franklin .


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Franklin as printer and publisher by Paul Leicester Ford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Section 4: Benjamin Franklin Book Publisher A publisher is any person who decides that a book is likely to be profitable, finances its printing, distributes it, and takes the risk of a loss if it does not sell.

B Franklin, Printer & Publisher Hardcover – January 1, by William W. Clary (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: William W. Clary. Soon after establishing himself as an independent printer, Benjamin Franklin was awarded the “very profitable Jobb” of printing Pennsylvania bills of credit, partly because he had written and.

"This book is the result of two addresses, one 'Franklin as a printer', delivered at the annual Franklin dinner of the Los Angeles Club of Printing House Craftsmen in January,the other 'Franklin and Strahan', given before the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles." copies printed under the supervision of Bruce McCallister Franklin as printer and publisher book Grant Dahlstrom.

In no way does it limit the scope of Adler's subject, which surveys Benjamin Franklin's life as a printer, a scientist, an inventor, a writer, and a statesman. Adler discusses Franklin in the /5(5).

Benjamin Franklin was a printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, he helped draft the Declaration of Independence and. In colonial America, printers often needed to be writers.

Franklin began his career as a writer when he was apprenticed to his brother, James Franklin, for whom he wrote his first published work: “grubstreet” ballads. InFranklin financed Parker, as a silent partner, in setting up his own printing business in New York City, with a six-year franchise agreement.

Franklin provided printing equipment, a press, an Resting place: First Presbyterian Cemetery. The network of printers enabled Franklin to sell periodicals and books for which he was the publisher to a larger audience, and through it, works like the annual Poor Richard’s Almanac became widely. Benjamin Franklin: Printer and Publisher Benjamin Franklin returned to Philadelphia inand two years later opened a printing shop.

The business became highly successful producing. Named "one of the best books of " by "The New York Sun" Described by Carl Van Doren as "a harmonious human multitude," Benjamin Franklin was the most famous American of his /5(3). Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia’s most famous resident, is perhaps best known as a scientist and “Founding Father,” but his first and principal career was as a printer and publisher.

(In colonial. The Franklin Library, a division of The Franklin Mint, was a publisher of fine collector edition books from the early s until Known for beautiful leather bindings, Franklin Library books were. Get this from a library. Franklin, printer. [David A Adler] -- The biography of Benjamin Franklin, a printer, scientist, inventor, writer, and statesman.

Discusses his personal life, his varied interests, and. Franklin became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia, the leading city in the colonies, publishing the Pennsylvania Gazette at the age of He became wealthy publishing this Children: William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin.

The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2 Printer and Publisher, J. Leo Lemay. pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 40 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £. Journalist, musician, politician, scientist, humorist, inventor, civic leader, printer, writer, publisher, businessman, founding father, philosopher, Franklin is a touchstone for America's 2 takes Franklin from his marriage in to his retirement as a printer.

Tweet Colonial Newspaper Printer and Publisher Little is known about the early life of Ann Smith, other than she was raised in Boston, and had a solid education. At the age of twenty-seven, she married James Franklin, printer and publisher of The New England Courant. James’ hostility toward church and government authorities resulted in a jail term for printing.

Representing a lifetime of research, this seven-volume biography will give readers an unmatched resource for understanding Benjamin Franklin's character and place in American history.

This second volume chronicles the years of Franklin's success in printing. Although Ben Franklin excelled as a businessman, scientist, diplomat, and inventor, he considered himself, first and foremost, a printer and publisher.

Adjacent to the Printing Office is the house of Franklin's grandson, printer and newspaper publisher Benjamin Franklin Bache. Bache's newspaper office provides a glimpse into the. On DecemBenjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s book, filled with proverbs preaching industry and prudence, was published.

Burt Franklin, a lawyer who became an antiquarian book dealer and then a publisher of reprints of rare scholarly books, died yesterday in Mount Sinai Hospital.