November 5, 2016, 2:00 PM EST
Macon, GA, USALive Auction
Lot 79: [18th C. Almanacs](28 views)
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Description: Various 18th C. Almanacs bound in 3 volumes: **** 1: First volume, bound in red morocco, front board detached, several ink-stamps, containing variety of almanacs for the year 1788: THE GENTLEMAN'S DIARY, OR THE MATHEMATICAL REPOSITORY; THE LADIE'S DIARY OR WOMAN'S ALMANACK; MERLINUS LIBERATUS, BEING AN ALMANACK... ; OLD POOR ROBIN, AN AMANACK; SPECULUM ANNI, OR THE SEASON ON THE SEASONS (and others.) **** 2: Second volume bound in red morocco, front board detached, stamps, lacking one text leaf, contains a similar variety of almanacs as the above but for the year 1771. **** 3: Bound in full calf, front board detached, stamps, contains the same variety of almanacs as above but for the year 1792. *************************** All approx. 6.5" x 4", contents generally clean, all with numerous woodcut illustrations. As-Is.