The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge, for the Year 1856

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Published by Crosby, Nichols and Company, Boston, 1855
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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Half leather with marbled boards. 376 pp., plus ads in the rear, including an illustrated ad for a Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine, a work on phrenology, etc. An almanac of information including an ephemeris of the sun, a calendar for the year, signs of the zodiac, celestial phenomena, eclipses in 1856, discs of Venus and Mars, the rings of Saturn, places of the principal fixed stars, a section on atmospheric electricity, a list of army officers, army posts (forts, etc.), vessels of war in the Navy, a section on the post office and postal service, a table of the population of slaves in the United States, a list of railroads in the United States and Canada, as well as surveys for a railroad to the Pacific, sections on each state that contains political and economic information, etc. GOOD condition. Leather chipped, scuffed and worn at the corners, spine and hinges. Minor fading and rubbing to the covers. First and last few pages foxed. Paper browned in the interior. Bookseller Inventory # 008681

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Title: The American Almanac and Repository of ...

Publisher: Crosby, Nichols and Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1855

Binding: Half Leather

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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