Lot 15: The North-American's Almanack: 1776 Pamphlet

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2017-07-10 14:46:06

Lot 15

Complete issue of The North-American's Almanack for 1776 by Samuel Stearns, 22 pages, 4.25 x 7, published in "Massachusetts-Bay: Printed by I. Thomas, in Worcester; B. Edes, in Watertown; and S. & E. Hall, in Cambridge." In addition to typical calendar information, the almanac has pieces entitled "An Account of the Commencement of Hostilities between Great-Britain and America, in the province of Massachusetts-Bay," "Sir Richard Rum's Advice to the Soldiers and Others," and "Directions for preserving the Health of the Soldiers in the Camps." In good to very good condition, with overall staining and soiling, and some fraying and paper loss to edges.

Estimate: $200-$400

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