[FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN.]

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Lot 3250
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK. 1756. Unbound.

Sold for US$ 22,225 inc. premium
[FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN.]
Poor Richard improved: being an almanack and ephemeris for the year of our Lord 1756: 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. Philadelphia: B. Franklin & D. Hall, [1755]. A-F 4-2; (36) pp. Illustrated with Anatomical Man plate and monthly panels. 12mo (17 cm). Unbound as issued. Title page lightly spotted, last page soiled, else a very fine example.

First edition. Miller locates 20 copies, including this one. Miller 608, Evans 7420; Drake 9776.
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