Holley, O. L. The Life of Benjamin Franklin [Alexander Anderson, Illustrator]. New York: George F. Cooledge & Brother, (1848). First Edition. 
Publisher's blindstamped black cloth, spine in gilt, edges of spine with minor chipping and paste repairs, 7 3/4 inches, 1852 Christmas inscription on ffp. Illustrated, with frontis & extra title page, and 18 plates in the text. 468 pp., tight, foxing of various darkness throughout. Front fly page hinge partly open. Fair. Hardcover.
A bit of a rough copy yet intact and readable. With 18 fine wood engraved plates by Anderson.
Illustrated by Alexander Anderson (1775-1870), "wood engraver, miniaturist, physician...began wood engraving about 1793, and was the first known engraver (as distinguished from cutter) on wood in the U. S." - Groce & Wallace.