Bickerstaff's Boston almanack for the year of our Lord 1788 Calculated for the meridian of Boston, but may serve for all the New-England states

Main Author: Stearns, Samuel
Other Authors: West, Benjamin
Format: eBook
Published: [Newburyport, Mass.] [Printed and sold, wholesale and retail, by John Mycall at Newbury-port. [sic] 1787, [1787]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Advertised in the Essex journal, Newburyport, Oct. 31, 1787, as to be published "Saturday next." - Title vignette. - Advertisements for books, printing and bookbinding at the shop of John Mycall, p. [24]. - Drake, M. Almanacs, 3393. - English Short Title Catalog, W2728. - Erroneously attributed to Benjamin West by Evans. - Evans, 20876. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The calculations on the calendar pages are identical with those in Samuel Stearns's The Universal calendar and the North-American almanack for 1788 (Boston) to the extent that the columns correspond, Stearns having additional columns of calculations and giving less astronomical matter in the notes column. The same calculations, and all of the astronomical notes as well, are duplicated in Thomas's Massachusetts & Vermont almanack for 1788 (Worcester), which is otherwise attributable to Stearns. Thomas's, devoting two pages to each month, also contains additional columns of calculations
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([24] p) 12°