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Astronomical Diary, or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ

AMES, Nathaniel.

Publication Date: 1735
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AMES, Nathaniel. An Astronomical Diary, or, An Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1736. Boston: Printed by J. Draper, 1736 [i.e. 1735]. [16]pp. Gathered signatures, previously stitched. Moderate toning and staining. Very good. An early almanac by one of the most prolific almanac makers in colonial America. Ames' run of almanacs predated Benjamin Franklin's POOR RICHARD'S by eight years. Ames had a long and notable career, producing popular and highly-regarded almanacs for more than fifty years. The final two pages include a discussion of the life cycle of insects and beasts, ending in the discussion of the medicinal use of worms. EVANS 3866. DRAKE 3049. NAIP w029750. Bookseller Inventory # 71352

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Publication Date: 1735

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