Bickerstaff's genuine Boston almanack, for the year of our redemption, 1786 ... Fitted for the meridian of Boston, lat. 42' 25° [sic] n

Other Authors: Russell, Ezekiel (Printer), West, Benjamin
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston Printed and sold by E. Russell, next door to Liberty-Pole, by wholesale or retail, cheap. Price 7 coppers single 1785, [1785]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A note by the author on p. [4], signed with the pseudonym Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq., is dated at Providence, indicating that the almanac is the work of Benjamin West. It begins with a warning against purchasing "a counterfeit Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for 1786, without plates." - The present almanac is a reissue by Russell, with augmented title, of his Bickerstaff's Boston almanack for 1786. The two issues are otherwise identical except that at the head of p. [3] is added "(See plate p. 5)" and at the foot of p. [24] is appended an advertisement. - Drake, M. Almanacs, 3360. - English Short Title Catalog, W15787. - Evans, 19372. - Evans, who saw no copy, gives title: Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our redemption, 1786. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Title vignette
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([24]p) ill 8°