Jun 05, 2008 - Sale 2148

Sale 2148 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 1,140
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(ALMANACS.) Saunders, Richard. Poor Richard Improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris . . . for the Year of our Lord 1783. 12mo, stitched as issued; calculations in margin of title page, additional annotations in margins of 2 other pages. In modern library cloth case. Philadelphia, [1782]

Additional Details

A later issue of the almanac founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1732. Includes one substantial illustration, "The Anatomy of Man's Body as Govern'd by the Twelve Constellations." The Harvard University catalogue attributes authorship to Isaac Briggs. Drake 10151, Evans 17716, Sabin 25567.