Poor Will"s pocket almanack, for the year 1806 ...

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Published by Printed for, and sold by J. Crukshank in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 9170.
The Physical Object
Pagination[44] p.
Number of Pages44
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Open LibraryOL17706669M

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The publication appeared continually from to It was a best seller for a pamphlet published in the American colonies; print runs reac per year. 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.

The issue of A Pocket Almanack 5 had proved so successful that Franklin continued for some years to publish it.

Only about two inches by four in size, it sometimes appeared in red and black ink and some copies had interleaved blank pages, to make them practical memorandum books. These pocket almanacs carried astronomical data, weather forecasts, dates of courts’ sitting, fairs, Quaker.

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