A GRANDFATHER FOR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. The True Story of A Nantucket Pioneer and His Mates
Publisher: Boston:Meador Publishing Company
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Good
Edition: 1st edition
Boston:Meador Publishing Company. 1940. 462pp. 1st edition. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good condition with only light soiling to page edges from dust residue and a bit of age toning to end-pages. No previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelf-worn with stains where previous owners reinforced jacket with tape, still in one piece and now encased with brodart. *...biography of a 17th Century American Pioneer. Its period is that of Early Colonial Settlement, when New England was created. Presenting the quaint tale of the Englishing of Nantucket, it characterizes the individual colonizers of that fascinating Island. The central figure is Benjamin Franklin's Maternal Grandfather, a man whose career in its smaller sphere strikingly suggests that of the famous grandson in a later day."