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Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris ... for the year of our Lord 1751

Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris ... for the year of our Lord 1751

... Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London; but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies.

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Published by Printed and sold by B. Franklin, and D. Hall. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Richard Saunders, philom. ...
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 6502.
ContributionsSaunders, Richard., Grew, Theophilus, d. 1759.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[36] p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17690038M


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Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon; the true places and aspects of the planets; the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord being the second after leap-year / By Richard Saunders, philom.

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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series. Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon; the True Places and Aspects of the Planets; the Rising and Setting of the Sun; and the Rising, Setting and Southing of the Moon, for the Bissextile Year, By Richard Saunders, Philom.

Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Selections from Franklin, with facsimile in reduction of the almanack forwith title: Poor Richard, improved: being an Almanack and Ephemeris for the Year of our Lord By Richard : Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris for the Year of our Lord By Richard Saunders, Philom.

Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by. Poor Richard's Almanack (sometimes Almanac) was a yearly almanac published by Benjamin Franklin, who adopted the pseudonym of "Poor Richard" or "Richard Saunders" for this purpose.

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POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS OF THE MOTIONS OF THE SUN AND MOON FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD by Saunders, Richard [pseud].

Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Hall and Sellers, [36]pp. including one in-text woodcut illustration. 12mo. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Faint contemporary ink signature in outer margin of titlepage. Rare first edition of Franklin’s famed Poor Richard’s Improved Almanack for the yearfeaturing “An Idea of the Creator from his Works”—an eloquent extended essay by Franklin’s close friend James Burgh, who later authored, with Franklin as his editor, a powerful and highly influential defense of the colonies, Political.

“AN AMERICAN CLASSIC”: RARE ORIGINAL POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACK— ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED AND WIDELY-READ WORKS OF COLONIAL AMERICA. FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon; the True Places and Aspects of the Planets; the Rising and Setting of the Sun; and the Rising, Setting and Southing of the Moon, for the Year.

Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon For the Year of our Lord Philadelphia: Printed and sold by D. Hall and W. Sellers, []. 12mo (4 by 7 inches), original printed self-wrappers, re-stitched as originally issued, uncut; pp.

(36). Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon; the true places and aspects of the planets; the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord being the second after leap-year.

Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris. for the year of our Lord Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five. POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS OF THE MOTIONS OF THE SUN AND MOON FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD Author Saunders, Richard [pseud] Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Publisher Printed and Sold by Hall and Sellers Place of Publication Philadelphia Date published Product_type.

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for Drake, M. Almanacs et. Poor Richard Improved. Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon For the Year of Our Lord Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin, and D. Hall, []. Twelvemo. [36] pages. String bound. Woodcut zodiac man and monthly panels.

“FRANKLIN’S DEISM AND HIS RELIGIOUS TOLERATION”: EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST EDITION OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S POOR RICHARD’S IMPROVED ALMANACK FORWITH A SECTION ON “FREEDOM OF THE PRESS,” AN EXCEPTIONAL COPY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GROLIER CLUB FOUNDER ROBERT HOE (FRANKLIN, Benjamin).

Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris. Harding was an early 20th-century children's book author who in the note seems to imply that she is a distant relative of Benjamin Franklin.

The editions constitute the last three Poor Richard's Almanacks that involved Benjamin Franklin directly, as he became more and more embroiled in colonial affairs and, eventually, in the.

January, Poor Richard Improved: Being An Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon for the Year of Our Lord(Poor Richard’s Almanac), Benjamin Franklin, Month: January, Column: 2, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Images from Historical Society of Pennsylvania; accessed at on Aug ) link ↩.

Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon For the Year of our Lord Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin and D. Hall, (). 12mo (/2 by /2 inches), original printed self-wrappers, uncut; pp. (36). Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris for the year of our Lord By Richard Saunders, philom.

Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin and D. Hall, [] Collection of the Rosenbach. Benjamin Banneker's Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia almanack and ephemeris, for the year of Our Lord Other Title Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia almanack and ephemeris, for the year of Our Lord Contributor Names Banneker, Benjamin, Notes:Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon; The True Places and Aspects of the Planets [Poor Richard’s Almanac], Benjamin Franklin, Month: December, Column: Aspects, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

[5] Benjamin Franklin (under the pseudonym Richard Saunders), Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris for the Year of our Lord (Philadelphia: B. Franklin and D. Hall, ). Author: Don N.

Hagist. Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord Fitted to the Latitude of Forty Degrees, and a Meridian of Near Five Hours West from London: But May, Without Sensible Error, Serve All the Northern Colonies (Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B.

Franklin, and D. Hall, []). Graphic Arts (GAX. Benjamin Franklin (), Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris for the year of our Lord Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London: but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies by Richard.

Poor Richard’s Almanack. SAUNDERS, Richard (Benjamin Franklin). Item Number: Philadelphia: B. Franklin, and D. Hall, First edition of the edition of Benjamin Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanack, published under the pseudonym Richard Saunders in full, “Poor Richard improved; Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon; The True.

Poor Richard's Almanack is one of Benjamin Franklin's most charming creations. He delighted in cloaking his writing behind a variety of literary personas, and Richard Saunders remains one of his most beloved, although some critics have complained that Poor Richard reveals the shallow materialism at the heart of Franklin's homespun philosophy and, by extension, at the heart of America itself.

Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris For the Year of Our Lordas Richard Saunders, Philom. (Philadelphia: Printed & sold by B. Franklin & D. Hall, ) — during this period Benjamin Franklin ’ s famous almanac sold on average of ten thousand copies per year.

It represented an indispensable. 8 The reference to an “excellent Craftsman” is drawn from Richard Saunders, Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord (Philadelphia: Franklin and Hall, ), in The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, eds.

Leonard W. Labaree et al., Volume IV (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), Hereafter cited as by: 4. “This is the first Poor Richard almanac to contain the woodcuts showing the occupations of the months,” Cf.

Hamilton. Sinclair Hamilton Collection Hamilton Benjamin Franklin (), Poor Richard improved; being an almanack and ephemeris for the year of our Lord by Richard Saunders, philom.

In May Savile’s book was examined in “The Monthly Review” and the saying under analysis was reprinted. 2 Thus, it achieved further circulation.

At the end of Benjamin Franklin published “Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon for the Year of Our Lord ”.