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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS ... FOR ... 1750. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN AND D. HALL, 1749
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LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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84
Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS ... FOR ... 1750. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN AND D. HALL, 1749
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS ... FOR ... 1750. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN AND D. HALL, 1749
Pp. 36, woodcut zodiac man and monthly panels.

Small 12mo, stitched (7 x 4 in.; 179 x 100 mm).

Some small closed tears, some with loss to margins, text unaffected.


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Literature

Church 968; Drake 9716; Miller 469

Catalogue Note

This issue of the Almanack begins with a typically amusing preface by "R. Saunders", blaming the printer for several typographical errors, April features a note related to the effects of smallpox among the American Indians, and July offers advice on eradicating bedbugs from one's home.

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York