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Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) THE ART OF MAKING MONEY PLENTY in every Man's Pocket by Doctor Franklin.

Auction:
2482
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

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Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)

THE ART OF MAKING MONEY PLENTY in every Man's Pocket by Doctor Franklin., undated (Conningham, 275). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Small folio lithograph, no. 664, with hand-coloring on paper, featuring a thirteen-line rebus based on Benjamin Franklin's economic philosophy, sheet size 14 x 10 in., in original mahogany veneer frame. Condition: Margins 3/8 in. or more, toning, foxing.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 33 in the original "Best 50," small folio.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Franklin, Nathaniel Currier, Benjamin Franklin, Book collecting

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