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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS ... FOR ... 1756. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN AND D. HALL, 1755
Estimation
10 00015 000
Lot. Vendu 12,500 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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85
Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS ... FOR ... 1756. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN AND D. HALL, 1755
Estimation
10 00015 000
Lot. Vendu 12,500 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS ... FOR ... 1756. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN AND D. HALL, 1755
Pp. 36, woodcut zodiac man and monthly panels.

Small 12mo (6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.;170 x 95 mm). BINDING: Later half brown calf over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. PROVENANCE: Samuel W. Pennypacker (bookplate to front pastedown). Pennypacker (1843 – 1916) was the 23rd governor of Pennsylvania, and a prolific book collector. — Stan. V. Henkels Auctions, 14 December 1905, lot 126

Staining to title, repair to joint between first and second leaves, some pages with contemporary annotations in brown ink, some small closed tears, some with loss to margins, text unaffected. Corners of binding bumped, spine chipping with loss. 


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Provenance

Samuel W. Pennypacker (bookplate to front pastedown; Stan. V. Henkels Auctions, 14 December 1905, lot 126). Pennypacker (1843 – 1916) was the 23rd governor of Pennsylvania, and a prolific book collector.

Bibliographie

Miller 608, Evans 7420; Drake 9776

Description

FIRST EDITION. Miller locates 20 copies, including this one.

Fine Printed and Manuscript Americana, Including Cartography

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New York