PETRARCH PRESS. FRANKLIN, Benjamin. DAVIS, Laura. ~ On Wine. A Letter Written to the Abbé Morellet.
Calligraphic text drawn by Laura Davis, who also redrew the illustrations, originally designed by Franklin’s grandson. One of a small limited edition (of which 60 were special copies signed by the artist). Printed on all-rag Arches and Fabriano Ingres. Pp. . 8vo., original yellow sewn French-fold wrappers, text and silhouette printed in brown to upper cover. A very good copy.
Written as an undated letter by Benjamin Franklin during his stay in France in the late 1780s.