The most complete one-volume collection ever published of a brilliant public figure and the most powerful writer of his time, including The Autobiography in a new edition based on Franklin's manuscript.
"The reader seems to see many Franklins, one emerging from another like those brightly painted Russian dolls which, ever smaller, disclose yet one more." - John Updike, The New Yorker
"The indispensable edition of Frankliniana." - American Studies International