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The Resource Poor Job, 1752. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1752 : ... 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. By Job Shepherd, philom. [Four lines of verse], (electronic resource)

Poor Job, 1752. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1752 : ... 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. By Job Shepherd, philom. [Four lines of verse], (electronic resource)

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Poor Job, 1752. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1752 : ... 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. By Job Shepherd, philom. [Four lines of verse]
Title
Poor Job, 1752. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1752
Title remainder
... 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. By Job Shepherd, philom. [Four lines of verse]
Contributor
Author
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 6780
  • 12801
  • 103
  • W22768
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Drake, M. Almanacs
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island
  • English Short Title Catalog
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1732?-1762
  • 1732?-1762
  • 1732?-1762
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Franklin, James
  • Shepherd, Job
  • Shepherd, Job
  • Franklin, James
  • Franklin, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Almanacs, English
Label
Poor Job, 1752. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1752 : ... 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. By Job Shepherd, philom. [Four lines of verse], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • The prefaces to this series show 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, Nov. 25, 1751
  • The Anatomy is the only illustration
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
  • Signatures: [A-C]4
Control code
ESTCW22768
Dimensions
80
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[24]p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
ill.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Poor Job, 1752. An almanack for the year of our Lord 1752 : ... 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. By Job Shepherd, philom. [Four lines of verse], (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • In ECCO, Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • The prefaces to this series show 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, Nov. 25, 1751
  • The Anatomy is the only illustration
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
  • Signatures: [A-C]4
Control code
ESTCW22768
Dimensions
80
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[24]p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Other physical details
ill.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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