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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.
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.
Statement of responsibility
By Job Shepherd, philom. ; [Four lines of verse]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 6780
  • 103
  • 12801
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island
  • Drake, M. Almanacs
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1732?-1762
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shepherd, Job
  • Franklin, James
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)
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Publication
Note
  • 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
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03022768
Dimensions
18 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[24] p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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
  • 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
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03022768
Dimensions
18 cm. (8vo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[24] p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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