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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

the autobiography and other writings

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Published by Toronto, New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited with an introduction by L. Jesse Lemisch.
ContributionsLemisch, L. Jesse.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14133676M

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