Posts Tagged ‘1743’

February 29

“The Printer to the Reader, Philadelphia, February 29, 1743/4.” So began the colophon to M.T. Cicero’s Cato Major, or His Discourse on Old Age, printed and published by Benjamin Franklin, and considered to be Franklin’s finest effort as a printer. The colophon continued: “This version of CICERO’S TRACT de Senectute, was made Ten Years since, […]