Title: The (Old) Farmer's Almanack, Calculated On A New And Improved Plan, For The Year Of Our Lord 1854; Being 2d after Bissextile or Leap Year, and (until July 4) 78th of Am. Independence. Fitted for Boston, but will answer for all the New England States. By Robert B. Thomas.
Seller ID: 53396
Boston: Jenks, Hickling & Swan, 1853. Number Sixty-Two. 48 pages [plus 12 leaves inserted]. Sewn into contemporary dark marbled wrappers, this copy interleaved with 12 leaves of ruled blue paper, one for each month. Several of the inserted leaves contain extensive records of expenses for produce sold, workers paid, and the like. One mentions a neighbor (?) hanging himself. Lower corner has old dampstains, scattered foxing, wear to the spine, very good in general. Illustrated title and small vignette illustrations for the months. Small embossed stamp on upper title leaf of Groom Company, Stationers, Boston.