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Poor Richard, 1736. An almanack for the year of Christ 1736

Poor Richard, 1736. An almanack for the year of Christ 1736

... 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. 3903.
ContributionsSaunders, Richard., Grew, Theophilus, d. 1759.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[24] p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17736611M

Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment; current: , 13 April × (79 KB): Ando Poor Richard, An Almanack for the Year of Christ Poor Richard, an Almanack For the Year of Christ Ben Franklin; Richard Saunders Published by Applewood Books September 1, , Mass. ().

Poor Richard's Almanack for For the Year of Christ (Paperback) Published September 1st by Applewood Books Paperback, 28 pages.   Buy the Paperback Book Poor Richard's Almanack for For The Year Of Christ by Richard Saunders at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

CHAPTER 1. From his Autobiography, "My Almanack" (). In I first published my Almanack, under the Name of Richard Saunders; it was continu'd by me about 25 Years, commonly call'd Poor Richard's Almanack. I endeavor'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. Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin. Poor Richard was Benjamin Franklin's pseudonym he used to publish his popular annual Poor Richard's Almanack was published continuously for 25 years, from to An average of 10, pamphlets were printed each year for the colonists' enjoyment, containing practical Yankee witticisms we continue to use to this day.


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Poor Richard: the Almanacks for the Years /5(13). Poor Richard, An Almanack For the Year of ChristBy Richard Saunders, Philom. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, at the New Printing. On DecemBenjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s book, filled with proverbs preaching industry.

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. The publication appeared continually from to   Poor Richard’s Almanack, Septem My Performance for this Year follows; it submits itself, kind Reader, to thy Censure, but hopes for thy Candor, to forgive its Faults.

It devotes itself entirely to thy Service, and will serve thee faithfully: And if it has the good Fortune to please its Master, ’tis Gratification enough.

This small book is a collection of sayings, most of which are the original thoughts of Benjamin Franklin. The sayings were originally published in a series of yearly booklets known as "Poor Richard's Almanack" between the years of Franklin's sayings are often self-explanatory and are just.

POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK. Never praise your Cyder, Horse, or Bedfellow. — Benjamin Franklin, LETTER BOOK OF CAPTAIN ALEXANDER McDONALD, OF THE ROYAL HIGHLAND EMIGRANTS.

In the 18th century, it was customary when corresponding to create two letters. The original, as you might suspect, went to the addressee.

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

Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B. Franklin, at the New Printing-Office near the Market (Yale University Library). Octob. 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.

This Peter Pauper Press edition of Poor Richard's Almanack, with its old-style typeface (much like what one s It 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().

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.

FRANKLIN, Benjamin (). Poor Richard An Almanack For the Year of ChristBeing the First after Leap Year. Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, []. Foolscap 8o in 4s ( x mm). (Lacks final leaf, C reversed, foredge of one leaf and spine silked.) Disbound; quarter morocco folding case. First published in by Benjamin Franklin when he was j Poor Richard's Almanack was issued annually for the next 25 years.

Extremely popular with readers of the day, the Almanack was a fascinating compilation of weather predictions, recipes, jokes, and delightful aphorisms — many representing Franklin's common-sense philosophy, and others, proverbs from the s: 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 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.

Poor Richard's Almanack Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Indeed this Motive would have had Force enough to have made me publish an Almanack many Years since, had it not been overpower'd by my Regard for my.

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 eligible s:. Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin 1, ratings, average rating, reviews Poor Richard's Almanack Quotes Showing of 38 “Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”.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;].Poor Richard's Almanack, Kind Reader, Encouraged by thy former Generosity, I once more present thee with an Almanack, which is the 7th of my Publication.

-- While thou art putting Pence in my Pocket, and furnishing my Cottage with Necessaries, Poor Dick is .