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The Almanac: A Guide to the Future

These 14 various almanacs with wear and tear throughout recently sold at auction for $20. Photo:lofty.com

By Kaitlin Servant Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” This well-known piece of advice was attributed to Ben Franklin and appeared in Poor Richard’s Almanack (sic) in 1735. The American farmer’s almanacs that readers have come to know and love have included anecdotes, poetry, pleasantries, stories, and […]