Poor Richard's Almanac

Poor Richard's Almanac

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by Benjamin Franklin
     
 

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Almanacks in the early 18th century contained calendars, weather forecasts, poems, sayings and astronomical and astrological information. Poor Richard's Almanack was popular for all of these reasons, and also for its extensive use of wordplay, with many examples derived from the work surviving in the contemporary American vernacular.  See more details below

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Almanacks in the early 18th century contained calendars, weather forecasts, poems, sayings and astronomical and astrological information. Poor Richard's Almanack was popular for all of these reasons, and also for its extensive use of wordplay, with many examples derived from the work surviving in the contemporary American vernacular.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011938771
Publisher:
Baxter St.
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
174 KB

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