AN ASTRONOMICAL DIARY, OR, AN ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD CHRIST, 1756.

New England: Printed for the Booksellers, [1755]. [16]pp. Stitched. Text foxing in margins and tanned. Else, a good copy. Item #WRCAM41184A

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. Includes a three page essay describing the each of the thirteen British colonies in North America which gives details about their economy and culture. NAIP notes that this is likely a pirated copy of Ames almanac. DRAKE 3102. NAIP w010263.

Price: $350.00