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      Sale 2241 | Lot 10
      Price Realized: $780With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2241 Lot 10

        (ALMANACS.) Group of 53 incomplete American almanacs. 12mo, each more or less defective. Vp, circa 1744-1801
        Estimate $300-400

        Includes: Ames. Astronomical Diary: Or, an Almanack. Boston, [1756 and 1763] * Anderson Improved: Being an Almanac and Ephemeris. Newport, RI, [1773] * Bickerstaff. The Town and Country Almanack. Norwich, CT, [1796] * West / Bickerstaff. The New-England Almanac. Providence, RI, [1773, 1774, 1776, 1777 (2 copies), 1783, 1794, 1795, 1799] * Wheeler. [North-American Calendar]. Providence, [1787] * and 39 partial almanacs, 1745-1801, lacking title pages. Five of the untitled almanacs are from the revolutionary era, including the fiery rhetoric of Low's Astronomical Diary or Almanack . . . for 1775 (Boston, 1774) and the printing of the Articles of Confederation in West's North-American Calendar . . . for 1782 (Providence, RI, 1781). A few have incidental inscriptions, our favorite being from an unidentified 1801 almanac: "Seth Pecham Jun., he is a dam fool."


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $780

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