AN ASTRONOMICAL DIARY, OR, AN ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD CHRIST, 1745.

Boston: Printed by John Draper, 1745 [i.e. 1744]. [16]pp. Dbd. Text tanned. Leaves chipped in the margins, affecting a dozen words on the final leaf. Good. Item #WRCAM41173

An early almanac by one of the most prolific almanac makers in colonial America. Ames' run of almanacs predated Benjamin Franklin's POOR RICHARD'S by eight years. Ames had a long and notable career, producing popular and highly-regarded almanacs for more than fifty years. This year's almanac being notable for being Ames' twentieth annual almanac. Includes one page listing natural wonders and a second page containing "A brief Chronology of remarkable Events." EVANS 5330. DRAKE 3074. NAIP w029758.

Price: $375.00