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Preface to Poor Richard"s commercial almanack, for the year 1787 ...

Benjamin Franklin

Preface to Poor Richard"s commercial almanack, for the year 1787 ...

by Benjamin Franklin

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Published by Reprinted from a copy just received from America, and sold by J. Debrett ... in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- France.,
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Signed at end: Richard Saunders.

      Other titlesPoor Richard"s almanack.
      ContributionsMiscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC901 .M5 vol. 209, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1246498M
      LC Control Number94839973

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      Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard's Almanack Contents. Poor Richard, Preface and Maxims; Poor Richard, Preface, "By Mrs. Bridget Saunders,'' Maxims. The series Poor Richard's Almanack was an annual publication by Benjamin Franklin, beginning in The almanac, written under the pseudonym "Richard Saunders", was published until

      Editions for Poor Richard's Almanack: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in 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 It was a best seller for a pamphlet published in the American colonies; print runs reac per year.


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Preface to Poor Richard"s commercial almanack, for the year 1787 .. by Benjamin Franklin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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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's Almanack (sometimes Almanac) was Preface to Poor Richards commercial almanack 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 It sold exceptionally well for a pamphlet published in the Thirteen Colonies; print runs reac per year.

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's Almanack Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard Poor Richard In the Preface to my last Almanack, I foretold the Death of my dear old Friend and Fellow-Student, the as I am assured, an Almanack for the Yearin which I.

When Franklin was twenty-six, he put together the first Poor Richard’s Almanack under the pseudonym “Richard Saunders.” The Almanack ran for the next twenty-five years, with sales topp copies a year, an enormous number for that time and place.

(Quick note: Franklin’s work is spelled with a “k” in the title because spelling. 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.

This Peter Pauper Press edition of "Poor Richard's Almanack," with its old-style typeface (much like what one sees in many of the documents for sale at shops in Colonial Williamsburg), its woodcut illustrations, the durable light-brown paper of the pages, does much to give one a nostalgic sense of stepping back into history, walking the streets /5(75).

On DecemBenjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s book, filled with proverbs preaching industry. Business success. Franklin’s greatest business accomplishment came from the publication of Poor Richard’s Almanack.

On Decem Franklin published his first almanac under the pseudonym of Richard Saunders. The almanac was published for the year of and was published once a year for the next 25 years.

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Poor Richard, unschooled but experienced homespun philosopher, a character created by the American writer and statesman Benjamin Franklin and used as his pen name for the annual Poor Richard’s almanac, edited by Franklin from to Although the Poor Richard of the early almanacs was a dim-witted and foolish astronomer, he was soon replaced by Franklin’s famous Poor Richard, a.

Full text of "Poor Richard's almanack" See other formats P 2bl 7MBHK Poor Richard's Almanack BENJAMIN FRANKLIN POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK /.'.

by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Selections from the apothegms and proverbs, with a brief sketch of the life of Benjamin Franklin. 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.

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It was incredibly popular, but after about 25 years, Franklin moved on to other things, such as inventing. 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/ 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.

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Today’s reading has been edited and adapted from Poor Richard’s Almanack, a yearly publication produced by Benjamin Franklin from to If you could have Half your Wishes, you would double your Troubles.

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