Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our redemption, 1779 : Calculated according to art, and fitted for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42' 25° n. but may, without any sensible error, serve for most of the other American states ... Calculated by Benjamin West, Esq; a student in astronomy at Providence

Main Author: West, Benjamin
Format: eBook
Published: Danvers [Mass.], near Boston Printed by E. Russell, next the Bell-Tavern. (Price 24s. per dozen, and 3s single.) 1778, [1778]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Advertised in the Independent ledger, Boston, Nov. 2, 1778. - Drake, M. Almanacs, 3281. - English Short Title Catalog, W22547. - Evans, 16166. - Illustrated advertisement for books printed by E. Russell, p. [24]. - Pages [12-16] contain the first of several installments of the poem "America invincible," issued separately by Russell in 1779. The caption reads: "The following lines are extracted from an ingenious manuscript lodged in the hands of the publisher, entitled, America invincible, (for the printing of which see proposals in the last page)" (i.e., p. [23-24]). Further installments appeared in Russell's American almanack for 1780, 1781, and 1782, and Bickerstaff's Boston almanack for 1782 and 1783 (Russell). - Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Subsequent issues for 1780-81 were entitled; Russell's American almanack
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([24] p) ill 12°