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The lives of Franklin and Washington : illustrated by tales, sketches, and anecdotes : adapted to the use of schools, and young persons / by Peter Parley.

Imprint London : Thomas Tegg ; Dublin : Tegg and Co. ; Glasgow : Griffin and Co. ; Sydney ; Hobart Town : J. and S. A. Tegg, 1839.
Description x, 361 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 15 cm.
Language English
Series Peter Parley's tales
Peter Parley's works
Subject Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Juvenile works.
Format Print, Book
Local Note University of Chicago Library's copy includes three pages of publisher's advertisements and contains cut-out of African American figure pasted onto back endpaper.
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Varying Form of Title Spine title Lives of Franklin & Washington
Other authors / contributors Parley, Peter.
Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860
Notes Added engraved t.p. has imprint "Thomas Tegg."
The life of Benjamin Franklin and The life of George Washington were published separately, and S.G. Goodrich named in copyright statement of each, but authorship disclaimed by Goodrich (also mentioning this English edition) in his "Recollections"; English publisher of this combined volume has supplied Peter Parley as the author.

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Call Number: PZ263.G6L83 1839

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