Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 5

Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
(ALMANACS.) Dickson's Balloon Almanac for the Year of Our Lord, 1806. Small 8vo, disbound and stitched; unevenly trimmed, moderate wear and soiling to exterior leaves. Lancaster, PA, [1805]

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Illustrated with a woodcut of a balloon ascent on the title page. Contents include an abolitionist poem by Fanny Holcroft, "The Dying Negro," which heads the first five months. Drake 10702 (3 copies, only one complete); not in Shaw & Shoemaker, and 2 copies in OCLC.