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Houghton, Asa [author/compiler]

The gentlemen's and ladies' diary, and almanac; with an ephemeris, for the Year of Creation, according to Sacred Writ, 5764; and of the Christian era, 1802: being the sixth after bissextile, or Leap Year, and the twenty-sixth year of the independence of United Columbia. Containing, besides more than usual astronomical calculations, as great a variety of useful & entertaining matter, as any other almanac. Fitted to the lattitude and longitude of Boston, [Mass] but will serve for the adjoining states without sensible variation. By Asa Houghton.

The gentlemen's and ladies' diary, and almanac;
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Printed by and for John Prentiss, the Proprietor, Keene NH. [1801], 36p. (OCLC calls for 48), unbleached rag paper stock, disbound entirely, untrimmed, loose-leaf and found defective. 7.5x4.5 inch printed sheets, title page present with E Pluribus Unim device, very edgeworn but without significant tears to any leaf; title and one leaf within bear an 1874 holograph inscription of presentation. Tolerable staining, foxing and dust-soil. The monthly calendar appears, after collation, to be complete; sold as is with all faults. Additionally present is a double leaf of the same publication for the year 1781, one half-inch or so smaller, printed with January/February data for 1781 and supplying "select aphorisms," a cure for the itch," and other food for mind. .

Cat.No: 174703

Price: $40.00

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