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Poor Richard, 1734. An almanack for the year of Christ 1734

Poor Richard, 1734. An almanack for the year of Christ 1734

... Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of five hours west from London, but may without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places, even from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

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Published by Printed and sold by B. Franklin, at the new printing-office near the market. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Richard Saunders, philom.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 3657.
ContributionsSaunders, Richard.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[24] p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14581642M

This wonderful, and historic book: Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years is a gem. Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanacks, are a classic of American letters and were, in their day, an immensely popular and influential s: Poor Richard's Almanack, Courteous Reader, This is the third Time of my appearing in print, hitherto very much to my own Satisfaction, and, I have reason to hope, to the Satisfaction of the Publick also; for the Publick is generous, and has been very charitable and good to me.

Poor Richard's Almanack for by Richard Saunders (Benjamin Franklin)First published in , this work shows Franklin's unusual and controversial approach of injecting witty, unexpected entries between standard tables of tides, planetary motion, and weather predictions in his Almanack. It became the most popular bo. paper purchased from local merchants in the book, included Bradford’s name on the title page as a seller, evidently as part of the deal. Poor Richard, An Almanack for the Year of Christ Richard Saunders. [Benjamin Franklin]. Philadel-phia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin. First edition. [] Poor Richard Improved Richard.

T hroughout Benjamin Franklin's long and distinguished life, he achieved success and notoriety as a printer, author, postmaster, inventor and scientist, statesman and diplomat, and sage. But perhaps the most memorable contribution Franklin made to Americana was Poor Richard's Almanack, which proved itself a brilliant success among its contemporaries and endures as a lasting legacy to the. Benjamin Franklin began it in , when he and carried it on for 25 years, using the name of Richard Saunders” (Introduction). Poor Richard’s Almanack continued to flourish through the work of other hands even after Franklin ended his involvement (Complete Poor Richard’s Almanacks, v-xxi). In his autobiography, Franklin.


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Poor Richard, An Almanack For the Year of Christ By Richard Saunders, Philom. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, at the New Printing.

Buy Poor Richard, an Almanack: For the Year of Christ by Franklin, Ben (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(). Peruse the bookshelves at the museum shop of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, and you will no doubt see this edition of Poor Richard's is great fun reading 77 pages' worth of Benjamin Franklin's maxims for industry, thrift, humility, and cheerfulness -- maxims that can be said to have done much to form our collective sense of the American character/5.

Franklin published the first Poor Richard's Almanack on Decemand continued to publish new editions for 25 years, bringing him much economic success and popularity.

The almanack sold as many as 10, copies a year. Inupon the death of Franklin's brother, James, Franklin sent copies of Poor Richard's to his widow for free, so that she could make money selling them. Buy the Paperback Book Poor Richard's Almanack for For The Year Of Christ by Richard Saunders atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Poor Richard, An Almanack For the Year of ChristBy Richard Saunders, Philom. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, at the New Printing-Office near the Market. (Reprinted from the copy of the first impression in the Rosenbach Foundation.

A copy of the third impression is in Historical Society of Pennsylvania.). Poor Richard, An Almanack For the Year of ChristBy Richard Saunders, Philom. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B.

Franklin, at the New Printing. Poor Richard, An Almanack For the Year of ChristBy Richard Saunders, Philom.

O grave and sober Reader, if among the many serious Sentences in my Book, thou findest me trifling now and then, and talking idly. ), VII, was the inspiration and pattern for James Ralph’s comedy The Astrologer, written in and.

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.

Poor Richard's Almanack, Courteous Readers, Your kind and charitable Assistance last Year, in purchasing so large an Impression of my Almanacks, has made my Circumstances much more easy in the World, and requires my grateful Acknowledgment. Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanack (Dover Thrift Editions) Benjamin Franklin.

out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Poor Richard's Almanac Benjamin Franklin. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Poor Richard's Almanack (Classic Reprint) Benjamin Franklin. out of 5 stars s: Get this from a library. Poor Richard, An almanack for the year of Christ Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of five hours west from London, but may without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places, even from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

[Richard Saunders;]. Annual Some issues in several printings. Printer varies after Title history: Poor Richard, ; Poor Richard improved, ; Poor Richard's almanac, American Almanac Collection:(some issues wanting); another set ()--in a leather pull-off case, with case title: Poor Richard's almanacks; each issue bound in leather by W.

Pratt for Henry. Poor Richard's Almanack Benjamin Franklin Rocket Edition by Jon Craft HTML conversion Sep Poor Richard's Almanack Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard as I am assured, an Almanack for the Yearin which I am treated in a very gross and unhandsome. Here are some quotations from the book.

Thanks to Richard Hall for letting us use stuff from his website. Poor Richard’s Almanack. More than proverbs from by Benjamin Franklin (alias Richard Saunders) With the old Almanack and the old Year, Leave thy old Vices, tho’ ever so dear.

Poor Richard's Almanac and Other Activities. N I first publish'd my Almanack, under the name of Richard Saunders; it was continu'd by me about twenty-five years, commonly call'd Poor Richard's Almanac. [74] I endeavour'd to make it both entertaining and useful, and it accordingly came to be in such demand, that I reap'd considerable profit from it, vending annually near ten thousand.

Proverbs and Aphorisms from Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac. The Poor Richard's Almanack was written by Benjamin Franklin from He wrote it under the pseudonym of "Poor Richard" or "Richard Saunders".

The print runs reached upwards of 10, per year. On DecemBenjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s book, filled with proverbs preaching industry.

Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment; current:13 April × (79 KB): Ando Poor Richard, An Almanack for the Year of Christ Get this from a library. Poor Richard, An almanack for the year of Christ Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of five hours west from London, but may without sensible error, serve all the adjacent places, even from Newfoundland to South-Carolina.

[Richard Saunders; Theophilus Grew;]. [Benjamin Franklin], Poor Richard, Almanack For the Year of Christ (Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin, []). Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The first Poor Richard was so successful that Franklin printed three impressions from December to January This is the only known copy of the third.A fascinating compilation of weather forecasts, recipes, jokes, and aphorisms, Poor Richard's Almanack debuted in This new edition presents hundreds of Franklin's maxims, along with selections from the Letters, Autobiography, and Franklin's Way to ideal resource for writers, public speakers, and students, this practical, charming little book will delight all readers with its.The Library of Congress copy of the Bay Psalm Book and David M.

Rubenstein’s copy, on loan to the Library for this exhibition, were at originally part of the historic Old South Church library in Boston. These two copies of the text are together for the first time since they were separated long ago.