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Poor Richard"s almanac

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Published by Caldwell in New York .
Written in English

  • Almanacs, American

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    Selections from Franklin, with facsimile in reduction of the almanack for 1756, with title: Poor Richard, improved: being an Almanack and Ephemeris...for the Year of our Lord 1756...By Richard Saunders. Philadelphia.

    StatementBenjamin Franklin.
    LC ClassificationsPS479.A6 C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6910982M
    LC Control Number01029188

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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.

On DecemBenjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s book, filled with proverbs preaching industry. 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 past/5().

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by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Selections from the apothegms and proverbs, with a brief sketch of the life of Benjamin Franklin. While Poor Richard's Almanac is short and is essentially a long list of quotes, Poor Richards almanac book is a classic in its own right.

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The print runs reached upwards of 10, per year. 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 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, Poor Richards almanac book annually near ten thousand.

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He delighted in cloaking his writing behind a variety of literary personas, and Richard Saunders remains one of his most beloved. Some critics have complained that Poor Richard reveals the shallow materialism at the heart of Franklin's homespun philosophy and, by extension, at the heart of America itself.4/5(3).

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Poor Richard's almanack by Franklin, Benjamin, Publication date Publisher Waterloo, Iowa: U.S.C. Publishing Co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Call number nrlf_ucb:GLAD Camera 1DsPages: Essentially Poor Richard’s Almanack embodies all the themes of the Autobiography in a witty and accessible format. Franklin’s literary influence on Poor Richard’s Almanack comes in a variety.

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He was particularly affable to grandmother, and whenever they met he. Almanac, book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks, and months of the year; a record of various astronomical phenomena, often with climate information and seasonal suggestions for farmers; and miscellaneous other data.

An almanac provides data on the rising and setting times of the Sun and Moon, the phases of the Moon, the positions of the planets, schedules of high and low tides.

Poor Richard's arrival in Philadelphia created quite a spectacle. Franklin recognized Titan Leeds' An American Almanack as his toughest competitor. To insure the success of Poor Richard, Franklin borrowed a prank from Jonathan Swift that was sure to whet the appetite of almanac consumers.

About this Item: Library of America, New York, Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Fourth Printing. A fine collection of Franklin's outstanding works as an author, diplomat, scientist, philosopher, business man, civic leader, and reflecting not only his role in America's early history but also his very wide range of interests and activities.

Poor Richard's Almanac. 74 likes. Richard Saunders works to provide you with all the information you need to be ers:   Poor Richard's Almanack - audiobook Benjamin FRANKLIN ( - ) A brief biographical sketch of Franklin's life, followed by a collection (published in ) of.

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Publishing Co. edition, Poor Richard's almanack. Yesterday, we took a look at the edition of the book New Everyday Science Explained, and I had a suspicion that the earlier Everyday Science Explained by Curt Suplee (National Geographic Society,ISBN ) might have more images, and more in color (since Richard usually worked in color watercolor and never in grey washes that I can recall.

The poor have little, beggars none, the rich too much, enough not one. After 3 days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, & weather rainy. To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy Meals. The proof of gold is fire, the proof of woman, gold; the proof of man, a woman.

After feasts made, the maker scratches his head. Neither Shame nor Grace yet Bob. First published inthis work shows Franklin's unusual and controversial approach of injecting witty, unexpected entries between standard tables of tides, planetary motion, and weather predictions in his Almanack.

It became the most popular book of it's kind in colonial America. This facsimile offers a unique and entertaining look at 18th century American : The first American book on personal finance, "The Way to Wealth" by Benjamin Franklin is still the best and wisest money book ever written.

Originally published in as the preface to "Poor Richard's Almanack", this little gem has been through innumerable printings and sold millions of copies to those in search of smart but entertaining advice about hard work, earning and saving money and debt.

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Benjamin Franklin, who was the author of the almanac, borrowed the. Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Alamanac was a widely read regular small book of sayings and aphorisms to live by. Reading through this little bargain today I can clearly see the roots of a number of common proverbs.

A nice pocket book of wisdom from one of the greatest men of all time/5(). Benjamin Franklin began to publish "Poor Richard's Almanack" in The almanac was a yearly publication that provided information about the calendar and weather, which was very useful to farmers.

Franklin published this book under the name of "Poor Richard" or "Richard Saunders." This immensely popular almanac was published until   Here’s a peculiar prediction: Legend says that a July forecast of “rain, hail, and snow” mistakenly appeared in The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Robert B.

Thomas, the Almanac’s founder, recalled the books and had new ones printed, but news of that forecast had gotten out. Poor Richard’s Almanack By Ben Franklin Summary A compilation of some of Benjamin Franklin’s best sayings Key Takeaways Make haste slowly Little.

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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/ About Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard’s Almanack.

Franklin’s Autobiography is one of the most famous works in American literature. He started it as a private collection of anecdotes for his son, but soon it was transformed into a work of history, both personal and national, revealing Franklin as the man who, as Herman Melville said, possessed “deep worldly wisdom and polished Italian.

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