AN ALMANACK, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1788....

Newport, [R.I.]: Printed and Sold by Peter Edes, [1787]. [24]pp. 12mo. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Outer corners of first leaf lacking and replaced (not affecting text); 1/4 x 3/4- inch hole in first leaf, affecting two characters in title (corrected in manuscript) and several words of text on verso. Small tears to foredge of several leaves, repaired with cellophane tape in terminal three leaves; rear leaf reinforced at gutter. Contemporary ink annotations in margins of several leaves. Worn and lightly soiled. Good. Item #WRCAM37657

Elisha Thornton's first almanac for Rhode Island, later printed at Warren as the RHODE-ISLAND ALMANACK (for the years 1791-1794) and at Providence as the NEW-ENGLAND ALMANACK (for the years 1795-1797). In addition to the calendar, this volume includes verse, anecdotes, health remedies, lists of roads, and New England court schedules. ALDEN 1063. DRAKE 12894. EVANS 20747. NAIP w027079.

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