The Pennsylvania Town and Country-Man's Almanack, for the Year of Our Lord 1759
Place Published: Germantown
Publisher: C. Sower, Jun.
Date Published: 1758
Description: A few Illus. (40)pp. of text. 24mo, bound in a contemporary calf folding case with ties; (last page of manuscript notes torn in margin, case soiled and rubbed). Germantown: Printed and Sold by C. Sower, Jun., (1758). First Edition.
Comments: This almanac was published with 67 blank pages. They contain contemporary manuscript annotations by an itinerant minister from southeastern Pennsylvania. Most of the notations consist of the name of the person he met with, the name of the town or city the meeting took place in, and the miles the minister travelled that day. John Tobler, a Swiss immigrant to the United States, wrote several almanacs, including one on South Carolina. Tobler died in 1765. His almanacs continued to be published after 1765 using his astronomical calculations. This almanac was first published for the year, 1754. Evans 8269. Drake 9806.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Book ID: 201722