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18th Century - Colonial American Almanacs







1691 Henry Newman - Almanac - (Boston, 1691) - Ira Webster Facsimile Reproduction made from 1843 - 1849. The original 1691 edition is in the Massachusetts Historical Society. Small hardbound book 3-3/8" x 4-5/8". Contains The New=England Primer (1777), with Catechism. Write john@numismaticmall.com



1743 Nathaniel Ames. Seven leaves extant = 14 pages. Marbled paper cover. Drake 3069 cites 8 leaves in all (Volume 1 : 293). 4th leaf chipped corner minor text lacking. Estimate $180, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1752 Nathaniel Ames. Complete 8 leaves. Drake 3090 (Volume 1 : 295). Last page has a crack but all intact.  Estimate $150, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1755 Nathaniel Ames. 6 leaves. Drake 3097 (Volume 1 : 296).  Estimate $150, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com



1756 Nathaniel Ames. 6 leaves. Drake 3103 (Volume 1 : 297).  Briggs (1891) : 262-273 - Monthly Verses 262-264 are Ames. Last two leaves former owner's name inscribed. Estimate $120, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1757 Nathaniel Ames. 6 leaves. Drake 3105 (Volume 1 : 297). Ex-Marger. Certificate of Authenticity from dealer Bill Marger. Estimate $120, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1758 Nathaniel Ames. 6 leaves. Small tear on last page all intact. Drake 3107 (Volume 1 : 297) Estimate $120, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1758 Nathaniel Ames. 7 loose leaves. Drake 3107 (Volume 1 : 297)  Estimate $140, or best offer.  Write john@numismaticmall.com

1761 Nathaniel Ames. Complete 12 leaves.  Rare : Adonijah Bidwell annotated. The only surviving document that records the day of his birth. Many annotations throughout. Estimate $600, or best offer. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1767 Nathaniel Ames. Complete 12 leaves. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1768 Nathaniel Ames. Complete 12 leaves. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1776 Gentleman's Diary, or the Mathematical Repository. 48 pages. Pages 33-48 mathematical. Royal Tax Stamp lower right corner. 
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1778-1779 Nathaniel Ames. 19 leaves sewn bound together. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1778 Vox Stellarum, or, A Loyal Almanack. 
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1779 Merlinus Libertatus, Being An Almanack. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1781 George's Almanack, published by Daniel George. 8 leaves and emporium paper wrapper. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1784 George's Almanack, published by Daniel George. Drake 3327. 12 leaf Almanac was torn in half. Very rare engraving of the fabulous Canis Carcharias "Sea Dogs" a fabled misidentification of sharks based on the fictional Ziphius from the 16th century found in Conrad Gesner's, Icones Animalium (1560). Write john@numismaticmall.com

1784 
Nathaniel Ames. 8 leaves extant.  Write john@numismaticmall.com

1785 Bickerstaff's Boston Almanack. 
 Cover - A Rare "Male Chimpanzee or Man of the Woods" engraving [face cut out, lacking].  Write john@numismaticmall.com


1786 Edmond Freebetter Almanack. Drake 389. Acetate foil sleeves protect each leaf sewn in circa 1910. Write john@numismaticmall.com



1786 Hutchins Improved Almanack. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1787 The New England Almanack. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1787 An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1789 An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1790 An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Rare. Owned by Amos Batchelder (1727-1809), Wenham, MassachusettsWrite john@numismaticmall.com

1791 Osgood Carleton. 
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1791 The Federal 
Almanack with Rare Woodcut of a Contemporary Portrait of George Washington made from the original lead plate by Paul Revere. 
American Antiquarian Society's Almanac Collection - [Description of the original engraving :] Woodcut in lead featuring a bust portrait of George Washington (1732-1799) inset in a medallion on an interior page of Weatherwise’s Town and Country Almanack for the Year of our Lord 1781. Cut is labeled “His Excellency George Washington, Esq: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America.” Portrait of Washington shows the General facing the viewer wearing a cravat and coat; his hair is curled up. Medallion border is Chippendale style and is decorated with several flags, masts visible at the top as well as wreaths surrounding the base. Beneath the portrait are additional flags and cannons pointed to the left and right and what appears to be a drum in the center.
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1791 Nathaniel Low signed, Rare engraving of Solar Eclipse. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1792 An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1793 Wheeler's North American Calendar, or an Almanack. Rare engraving - "Arms of the United States." Write john@numismaticmall.com



1794 Nathaniel Low. Owned by Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891), 15th Vice-President of the United States of America (1861-1865). Write john@numismaticmall.com


1794-1796 Phillip's U. S. Diary, or an Almanack. Hand-sewn atamanacs for three years bound as one. Write john@numismaticmall.com



1795 Isaiah Thomas. VF. 
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1796. An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Complete 12 leaves. Drake 3543. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1797. An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Complete 12 leaves. Drake 3543. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1798. An Astronomical Diary. Nathaniel Low. Complete 12 leaves. Drake 3546. Write john@numismaticmall.com

1799 Weatherwise Almanack. rare engraving of Coin Collector and his collection of coins. Drake 3605. Write john@numismaticmall.com


1799 Isaiah Thomas. Write john@numismaticmall.com




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