Facsimile of Poor Richard's almanack for 1733
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Etched frontispiece port. signed in pencil "T. Johnson" (Thomas Johnson).
"This facsimile of Poor Richard's almanack for 1733 was done for The Duodecimos, February to November, 1894. Twelve copies on vellum, and one hundred and thirty-two copies on hand-made paper, were printed, and numbered respectively from 1 to 12 and from 13 to 144."--P. .
"... the Duodecimos undertook to procure for the facsimile a quantity of genuine eighteenth-century hand-made paper such as Franklin used ... and the ... printing ... was done on an oak hand-press built in Philadelphia probably before 1800."--P. 7.
Facsimile t.p.: Poor Richard, 1733. An almanack for the year of Christ 1733, being the first after leap year: ... / by Richard Saunders, philom. Philadelphia: Printed and sold by B Franklin ... . The Third impression.
106, , p.,  leaves of plates : ill., facsims., ports. ; 20 cm.