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2 edition of work-book of the printing house of Benjamin Franklin & David Hall, 1759-1766 found in the catalog.

work-book of the printing house of Benjamin Franklin & David Hall, 1759-1766

George Simpson Eddy

work-book of the printing house of Benjamin Franklin & David Hall, 1759-1766

by George Simpson Eddy

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Published by The New York Public Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.,
    • Hall, David, 1714-1772.,
    • Franklin Printing Company (Philadelphia, Pa.),
    • Early printed books -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century -- Bibliography.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Imprints.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBulletin of the New York Public Library.
      Statementdescribed by George Simpson.
      GenreBibliography.
      ContributionsNew York Public Library., Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ232.F8 E2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p., [7] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6750390M
      LC Control Number30030329

        Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who never served as president but was a respected inventor, publisher, scientist and diplomat. 7. Franklin was inventive – he thought “out of the box.” Franklin came up with America’s first political cartoon, and printed Pamela, the first novel published in the colonies. He has also been inducted into the Direct Mail Order Hall of Fame, having pioneered the mail order catalogue as an inventive way to get rid of his back catalogue.

      Wroth, an outstanding authority on colonial printing, has pointed out to the editor that in the original manuscript "Franklin and Hall Work Book, ", now in the New York Public Library, there is a record of a payment made on J , of £ to the firm of Franklin and Hall of. Subduing the Earth and Ruling the Nations by Franklin Hall. $ It is God’s will for prayer to control the weather, raise and lower temperatures, and stop devastating storms, whirlwinds and earthquakes. Sun of Righteousness by Franklin Hall. $ This is an outstanding manual for classroom use. The Book of Revelation by Franklin Hall.

      OCLC Number: Notes: "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.". Benjamin Franklin (Janu [O.S. January 6, [1 – Ap ) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.


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Work-book of the printing house of Benjamin Franklin & David Hall, 1759-1766 by George Simpson Eddy Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Work Book Of The Printing House Of Benjamin Franklin And David Hall [Eddy, George Simpson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Work Book Of The Printing House Of Benjamin Franklin And David Hall Work-book of the printing house of Benjamin Franklin & David Hall, New York: New York Public Library, (OCoLC) Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; David Hall; Benjamin Franklin; David Hall: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Simpson Eddy; New York Public Library.; Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library.

from the collection of 1759-1766 book Wronker A WORK-BOOK OF THE PRINTING HOUSE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & DAVID HALL (Franklin, Benjamin).

Work-Book no. 2 (1 volume) is an account book of the Philadelphia printing firm of Benjamin Franklin and David Hall, dated August January Charges for printing include advertisements in the Pennsylvania Gazette, legal and business forms, political items, and proclamations and other notices for the Pennsylvania government.

A Work Book of the Printing House of Benjamin Franklin and David Hall by George Simpson Eddy Paperback, 48 Pages, Published by Kessinger Publishing ISBNISBN: George Simpson Eddy, "A Work-Book of the Printing House of Benjamin Franklin and David Hall " (New York: New York Public Library, ), 3.

Peter J. Parker, in "The Philadelphia Printer: A Study of an Eighteenth-Century Businessman" (Business History Review 40 []: ), provides an excellent overview of some of these points. Scottish journeyman printer invited by Benjamin Franklin in to Philadelphia to join his printing firm.

Subsequently, he entered into partnership with Franklin in Hall ran Franklin's newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette so successfully, that inhe bought out Franklin and formed the new printing firm of Hall and Sellers. Another volume is a photocopy of Franklin and Hall's "Work Book No. 2," a record of their printing business between The entries for probably relate to printing work done by the firm of [William] Hall and Sellers.

The original Work Book No. 2 is at the New York Public Library. Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography. Isaac Watts, The Psalms of David, Imitated, seventh edition (Philadelphia: B.

F[ranklin] and H. M[eredith] for Thomas Godfrey, ). Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The first book Franklin published at his own risk was the first American edition of a new version of the metrical Psalms by Isaac Watts. 8 Eddy, G. N., A work-book of the printing house of Benjamin Franklin and David Hall,New York, N.

Public Library, This book is about the life of Benjamin Franklin. It begins when he was a young child working for his father's candle shop. he then moved on to printing and became very successful. He retired a rich man and spent the rest of his years inventing and trying to win America's freedom/5(25).

The Printing Office exhibits include a typesetting area, two reproduction 18th century presses, a bindery, and the newspaper office of Franklin's grandson, Benjamin Franklin Bache. Visitors get to experience whatever the park ranger is working on - it could be typesetting or printing.

Section 2: The Printer as Entrepreneur. Every step of Benjamin Franklin’s way to wealth as printer in Philadelphia was taken at the expense of one or the other of his two great rivals, first his employer Samuel Keimer, whose business he undermined and then supplanted, and then Andrew Bradford, a far more formidable rival, who had been the only printer in Pennsylvania, before Keimer’s arrival.

For most people, Franklin's fame as a writer and printer rests on Poor Richard's Almanack which is commonly recognized for the wit and wisdom spun by Franklin under the pseudonym Richard Benjamin Franklin's accomplishments were far greater. He was considered the most accomplished printer in Colonial America.

George Simpson Eddy, A Work-Book of The Printing House of Benjamin Franklin & David Hall – (N.Y., ), p. This entry accompanies the charge to the province for printing copies of the documents relating to the Supply Bill with the text of the Resolves.

At the re-created Franklin Court Printing Office, visitors can see how an 18th century printing office operated and discover the pivotal role the printed word played in the American Revolution and the founding of the nation.

Adjacent to the Printing Office is the house of Franklin's grandson, printer and newspaper publisher Benjamin Franklin Bache. Benjamin Franklin Biography - - Benjamin Franklin Biography and List of Works - Benjamin Franklin Books COVID Update J Biblio is open and shipping orders. This early 20th century decorative leather book comprises the Memoirs of the Life of Benjamin Franklin, Part I.* Title: Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin, LL.D., F.R.S.

&c., Minister Plenipotentiary from the United States of America, at the court of France, and for the Treaty of Peace and Independence with Great Britain, &c.

William Strahan wrote to Franklin’s friend David Hall that “from the Acquaintance I have had of him, and the Intimacy with which he has been pleased to honour me for these five Years past, I have conceived, as you may easily imagine, the most cordial Esteem and Affection for him: For tho’ his Talents and Abilities in almost every Branch.

Johann David Wyss Thomas Jefferson Bill Clinton Walter Scott Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A Companion to Benjamin Franklin's Book of Virtues. Benjamin Franklin $ On the choice of a mistress & other satires & hoaxes of Dr.

Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin $. Two days later the firm of Franklin & Hall printed “ copies of a Petition to his Majesty, on fine Writing Paper” and provided both blue and brown paper within which the petitions were stitched, charging Franklin personally £1 14 s.

6 d. for the job.3 In addition to some alterations in punctuation, this printed version contains a few.Benjamin Franklin has books on Goodreads with ratings. Benjamin Franklin’s most popular book is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.New York: New York Public Library, Read More A WORK-BOOK OF THE PRINTING HOUSE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & DAVID HALL