The collection of Franklin imprints in the museum of the Curtis Publishing Company; with a short-title check list of all the books, pamphlets, broadsides, &c., known to have been printed by Benjamin Franklin, compiled by William J. Campbell.
|Corporate Author:||Curtis Publishing Company.|
|Related Names:||Campbell, William James 1850-1931.|
The collection, begun in 1896 by Henry V. Massey, was sold in 1908 to John Gribbel. In 1915 Mr. Gribbel transferred it to the Curtis Publishing Company, the publishers of the Saturday Evening Post, "The journal direct in descent from Franklin's Pennsylvania Gazette". cf. p. 1.
In 1920, this collection was presented by the Curtis Publishing Company to the University of Pennsylvania.
"Of this catalogue four hundred and seventy-five copies have been printed."
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