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Benjamin Franklin by Christopher Looby

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790,
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Statesmen

Book details:

About the Edition

Examines the life of the noted statesman who was accomplished in many fields.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementChris Looby.
SeriesWorld leaders past & present
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302.6.F8 L77 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2215334M
ISBN 10155546808X, 0791006956
LC Control Number89038478

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