AN ASTRONOMICAL DIARY, OR, AN ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD CHRIST, 1754.

Boston: Printed by J. Draper, [1753]. [16]pp. Stitched. Contemporary manuscript on first, fourth, and thirteenth pages. Small burn on first leaf, affecting four characters. Ink stain on last page. Text evenly tanned. Overall, a good copy. Item #WRCAM41182

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. The last two pages contain a medical essay titled "An Essay upon Regimen." EVANS 6953. DRAKE 3095. NAIP w029768.

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