London: Various, 1772. Rubricated text throughout. Illustrated with many charts and some woodcut diagrams. Thick 12mo, contemporary red calf, gilt, leather label, a.e.g. London: various publishers, , for The Company of Stationers, 1772. First editions. An interesting collection in a very good(+) attractive period binding Titles include: Remarkable News from the Stars; The Gentleman's Diary & Mathematical Repository; The Ladies' Diary; Vox Stellarum; Merlinus Liberatus; Parker's Ephemeris; The Coelestial Diary; Poor Robin; The English Apollo; Speculum Anni; Olympia Domata; The.....
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Woodstock: Elm Tree Press, 1909. Preface by Edmund Lester Pearson. Facsimile frontis illustration. Thin 8vo, cloth-backed marbled boards with paper labels on spine and front cover; lightly edgeworn, corners bumped. Woodstock: Elm Tree Press, 1909. A very good copy. A very rare pamphlet first published in New Haven Connecticut in 1773 and now reprinted for the first time.
Providence: 1824. 4 volumes. 12mo, sewn, page margins uncut, all volumes are lightly soiled on self-wrappers, with scattered light foxing to some pages, and 3 of 4 have a few pages with contemporary ink annotations in margins, the almanacs for the years 1827 and 1828 have a few pages that are lightly dampstained, the almanac for 1828 has many pages creased in lower right corner margins. Providence: (Various printers), 1824-1827. Drake 13021, 13023, 13025, 13027.
Connecticut: Dorset Press, 1989. Frontispiece illustration. Edited by John S. Bowman. Features black and white & color photography. 224 pages. 4to. blue textured cloth with giltstamped text on spine in dust wrapper (wrapper a bit worn at edges) Connecticut: Dorset Press, 1989. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. An Illustrated Almanac of America's Bloodiest War.
Paris: Janet, 1820. 6 engraved plates. 18mo, turquoise boards decoratively stamped in gilt. Paris: Janet, n.d. [ca 1820] A Ladies Almanac, containing fragments of poetry and prose, apparently published yearly, often with a calendar, which this one lacks. Exceptionally fine copy, with a matching board slipcase.
Paris: Testu, 1792. Title page woodcut vignette, 5 copper engraved portraits. 680 pages, thick 8vo. Early binding of full burgundy leather, with ornately gilt spine, hinges are strengthened, corners bumped and worn, light soiling, all edges gilt. (Paris): D'Houry & Debure, 1792. Very good. The last royal almanac of the reig of Louis XVI and the first almanac of the constitutional monarchy.
Boston: Thomas Groom, 1840. Folding street map of Boston, several small engravings on the top of some pages, 130 pages. 24mo, original brown cloth with gilt decoration on front cover, cloth and fore-edges lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, page 71 creased on upper right corner of text. Boston: Thomas Groom, (1840). Pages 49 to 110 comprise a business and political directory for Boston. Contains the color ads from S. N. Dickinson's print shop mounted on the front and back endpapers.....
Paris: Le Fuel, 1813. Frontispiece portrait and 4 other intaglio prints by Charlin. 108 pages. BOUND WITH: "Souvenir." 28 pages, being a calendar with a handsome engraved plate for each month (on facing pages), interspersed with blank pages plus 1 folding sheet with ecclesiastical holidays for the year 1819. 32mo, contemporary pink varnished boards, protected in matching slipcase. Paris: Chez Le Fuel,  + . First edition. Exceedingly scarce and charming little book in near fine condition -- OCLC lists.....
New York: Shepard Kollock, 1876. Includes map tipped-in at first end paper: The City of New York published by J. Disturnell, engraving, 13.5 x 12.5 inches, 1876; tear near at center-left margin extends to image, otherwise in very good condition. 98 pages. Slim 8vo, original black cloth covered boards, cloth worn at head and tail of spine as well as at corners of boards, binding fragile at first signature but intact. In very good (+) condition. New York: Shepard Kollock.....
Philadelphia: T. Belknap, 1832. 508 pages with tipped-in map. 8vo., bowed and edge-worn leather covers stamped at spine, pages moderately foxed throughout. Philadelphia: T. Belknap, 1832. A very good copy. Repair to map and foxing, ding on outer paper edge, inscribed Samuel M. Keehan April 22nd 1835. Beautiful historical guide to Pennsylvannia.
New York: Smith & Forman, 1811. 1 anatomical illustration, 68 pages (untrimmed), slim small 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, marbled boards. Small royal bookplate on inside front cover, occasional foxing and contemporary inked comments in some of the margins. New York: Smith & Forman, 1811. Scarce. Very good (+). "The astronomical calculations of this almanac are by Abraham Shoemaker, of New-York, and will serve, without essential variation, for the states of New-York, New-Jersey, and Pennsylvania."--p. .
Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1864. 641pp. 12mo, original black cloth, ex libris, spine ends worn and repaired. Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1864. First Edition. Contains many political and economic statistics on the United States and each free state and territory. None of the Confederate states are included. At the end are several pages of publisher's ads and ads from Philadelphia merchants.
New York: Pratt & Co., 1849. Containing..an almanac for 1849...and a business directory for the state...to which is appended, a short advertising register. Folding map of New Hampshire, text Illus. 123pp. + 15pp. appendix. 24mo, original brown cloth, corners very lightly bumped, otherwise very good. New York: Pratt & Co., 1849. First Edition On the lined memorandum pages for March, April, and May are contemporary ink annotations for goods purchased with prices.
Copenhagen: Hoeckes, 1816. Kongel Majestaets Soe- Krigstieneste staaende Flagmaend or Officierer m.v. for Aar 1816. Bound with: Wolf, Jacob. Skriv og Reise Calender for det Aar ester Christi Fodsel 1816, fom er et Skud-Aar. Title vignette, 2 vols. in one, 24mo, original marbled boards; (worn). Kiobenhavn: P.H. Hoeckes (part I), J.F. Schultz (part II), 1816. Good.