2 edition of Benjamin Franklin in London found in the catalog.
Benjamin Franklin in London
E. N. da C Andrade
Considers Franklin"s membership of the Royal Society of Arts.
Reprinted from Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, vol. CIV, no. 4970, February 3, 1956.
|Contributions||Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||(19) p. :|
|Number of Pages||19|
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