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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, WRITER AND PRINTER. James N. Green, Peter Stallybrass
(Franklin, Ben).

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, WRITER AND PRINTER.

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press & Library Company of Philadelphia & The British Library, 2006. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 192 pages. Benjamin Franklin, Writer and Printer begins by focusing on Franklin's career as a printer, from his apprenticeship to his retirement in 1748, by which time he had created the largest printing business in colonial America. His success as a printer was based not only on his newspaper and the popular..... READ MORE

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Preface................................................................VII
Acknowledgments.........................................................IX
Short Title List.........................................................X

l. The Printer as Writer.................................................3
2. The Printer as Entrepreneur..........................................25
3. Job Printing.........................................................47
4. Benjamin Franklin, Book Publisher....................................63
5. Plain Truth: Franklin as Writer, Printer, Speaker....................75
6. Inventing Poor Richard: Proverbs and Authorship.....................101
7. From Poor Richard to The Way to Wealth: Anonymity and Authorship....117
8. Making and Remaking Benjamin Franklin: The "Autobiography"..........145

Index..................................................................173