Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, . 47,pp., including thirty-one woodcuts. Title-leaf vignette. Gathered signatures, stitched. Minor edge wear. Last leaf with four inch tear in from foredge with some loss. Contemporary ownership signatures on first and last leaf. Other manuscript marks throughout. Good. Item #WRCAM34457
A wonderful almanac, profusely illustrated with thirty- one cuts, many full-page. The illustrations show a variety of dramatic and humorous sketches, including Chief Black Hawk, Capt. Stedman's fight with a South American Boa, hunting alligators, the life of "Governor" Glass, a Scotchman, and his Cape Creole wife on Tristan d'Achuna, and more. Extremely rare. OCLC locates only two copies, at the University of Delaware and Princeton University. DRAKE 11888. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 20642. OCLC 35644772.