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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
'POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS … FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1754'. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN, AND D. HALL, [1753]
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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
'POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS … FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1754'. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN, AND D. HALL, [1753]
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
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Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"]
'POOR RICHARD IMPROVED: BEING AN ALMANACK AND EPHEMERIS … FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1754'. PHILADELPHIA: B. FRANKLIN, AND D. HALL, [1753]
8vo (6 5/8 x 4 1/4 in.; 168 x 108 mm). Woodcut zodiac man and monthly panels; some marginal tears and worming, all margins renewed with japanese tissue. Modern stitching, in a red cloth folding chemise.
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 14 December 2012 lot, 156

Literature

Drake 9756; Ford 92; Evans 7003; Miller 570

Catalogue Note

The 1754 issue of this renowned almanac, replete with astrological discourse, as well as a recipe for curing ham (“gammons”).

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