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Poor Job, 1751. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1751 : ... Fitted to the meridian of Rhode-Island ; but will serve (without any sensible error) in all the adjacent places, even from Newfoundland to South- Carolina.

Author: Job Shepherd; James Franklin
Publisher: Newport [R.I.] : Printed and sold by James Franklin, at the printing-office under the town-school-house., [1750]
Series: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 6606.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Almanacs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Job Shepherd; James Franklin
OCLC Number: 55818366
Notes: The preface shows that the pseudonym is that of the calculator, who is identified as the printer James Franklin by H.M. Chapin (American collector 2 (1926): 325-329; "Check list of Rhode Island almanacs." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society n.s. v. 25 (1915): 22). But Franklin is not known to have been educated in mathematics and astronomy.
Advertised in the Boston evening post, Oct. 29, 1750.
The Anatomy is the only illustration.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 6606).
Description: 24 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 cm (8vo)
Series Title: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 6606.
Responsibility: by Job Shepherd, philom. ; [Four lines of verse].

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