London: A. H. Bailey & Co. & B. B. KIng, 1839. First Edition. Leather bound. This collection of 5 almanacs contains the usual astronomical calculations, monthly traits, as well as historic dates of note per month; also, many articles on various forms of hunting, fishing, horse racing and gambling - all adroitly illustrated with many engraved plates illustrating the themes mentioned. A. H. Bailey & Co. & B. B. KIng. Octavo, gilt labeled 1/4 calf over marbled boards, 96 + 96 + 80 + 80 + 78 pages. Each almanac printed with an engraved frontispiece, engraved title, and several engraved plates depicting rural or sporting scenes. Light wear to boards, some play to joints (holding), writing on back paste down; overall very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Oracle of Rural Life; An Almanack for ...
Publisher: A. H. Bailey & Co. & B. B. KIng
Publication Date: 1839
Binding: Leather bound
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First Edition.
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