(The) extraordinary library of Hon. Samuel W. Pennypacker
- Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916
- [Phila., P.] : [Bicking Press], 1905-1907?
- Physical Description:
- 2 volumes ; 24 cm
- v.1-Pt.1. Books printed by Benjamin Franklin; Books from the library of Benjamin Franklin; Letters written by Benjamin and by his sons, Wm. Franklin; Books relating to Benjamin Franklin and Benjamin West's portrait of Benjamin Franklin; Rare portrait of Franklin in Wedgewood, ... pt.2. Unique collection of personal association books, which includes books once owned by great personnages, and manuscript of commonplace books, journls and diaries of eminent Americans of Colonial and Revolutionary times .... pt.3 ... Books relating to the history of Pennsylvania. v.2.-pt.5 ... Books relating to the Quakers, including the first book printed in New York ... pt.6. Many important autograph letters and historical documents relating to Pennsylvania in colonial times and the Revolution ... pt.7. The most complete collection of the issues of the press of Robert Bell, the pioneer publisher of Philadelphia, and of the press established by the Dunkers at Ephrata, Pennsylvania. pt.8. ... Books and pamphlets relating to the University of Pennsylvania.
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