The Resource Poor Richard improved : being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon, the true places and aspects of the planets, the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting, and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord 1753, being the first after leap-year : containing also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, fairs, courts, roads, &c. : together with useful tables, chronological observations, and entertaining remarks : fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies, by Richard Saunders, philom

Poor Richard improved : being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon, the true places and aspects of the planets, the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting, and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord 1753, being the first after leap-year : containing also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, fairs, courts, roads, &c. : together with useful tables, chronological observations, and entertaining remarks : fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies, by Richard Saunders, philom

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Poor Richard improved : being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon, the true places and aspects of the planets, the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting, and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord 1753, being the first after leap-year : containing also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, fairs, courts, roads, &c. : together with useful tables, chronological observations, and entertaining remarks : fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies
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Poor Richard improved
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being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon, the true places and aspects of the planets, the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting, and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord 1753, being the first after leap-year : containing also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, fairs, courts, roads, &c. : together with useful tables, chronological observations, and entertaining remarks : fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies
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by Richard Saunders, philom
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eng
Summary
An almanac for Philadelphia and the "northern colonies." Includes zodiac information, a hymn from Psalm 104, comprehensive weather forecasts for each month, notes on anticipated eclipses, supreme court schedules, tips to protect structures from lightning, a schedule of Quaker meetings, a schedule of fairs, and distances from Philadelphia to nearby towns
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AOX
Citation location within source
W22787
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English short title catalogue
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Poor Richard improved : being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon, the true places and aspects of the planets, the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting, and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord 1753, being the first after leap-year : containing also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, fairs, courts, roads, &c. : together with useful tables, chronological observations, and entertaining remarks : fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies, by Richard Saunders, philom
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Note
  • Franklin's Poor Richard began with an almanac for 1733; title changed to "Poor Richard improved" in 1748
  • Signatures: [A]4 B2 C4 D2 E6
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
30549813
Dimensions
18 cm (12mo)
Extent
36 unnumbered pages
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations (woodcuts)
Ownership
Extensive contemporary marginalia, including notes on the comings and goings of ships; the ink in some places has burned through the paper.
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(OCoLC)30549813
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Poor Richard improved : being an almanack and ephemeris of the motions of the sun and moon, the true places and aspects of the planets, the rising and setting of the sun, and the rising, setting, and southing of the moon, for the year of our Lord 1753, being the first after leap-year : containing also the lunations, conjunctions, eclipses, judgment of the weather, rising and setting of the planets, length of days and nights, fairs, courts, roads, &c. : together with useful tables, chronological observations, and entertaining remarks : fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London, but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies, by Richard Saunders, philom
Publication
Note
  • Franklin's Poor Richard began with an almanac for 1733; title changed to "Poor Richard improved" in 1748
  • Signatures: [A]4 B2 C4 D2 E6
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
30549813
Dimensions
18 cm (12mo)
Extent
36 unnumbered pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
Ownership
Extensive contemporary marginalia, including notes on the comings and goings of ships; the ink in some places has burned through the paper.
System control number
(OCoLC)30549813

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