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1 Almanack [Chateaubriand contribution]. Almanach des Muses, 1790.

Paris: Delalaine, 1790. 12mo. Green half-calf & marbled boards, covers ruled in gilt, spine designed and lettered in gilt. Marbled end papers. Engraved title leaf. 330 pages, plus one leaf of addenda/corrections at rear. Contemporary patterned wrappers are bound in. Some damage to the last couple of leaves, at the gutter, with very slight loss; binding rubbed at joints and tips; in general, a clean very good copy. Chateaubriand contributes a poem at page 205: L'Amour de la Campage [ as M. le Chevalier de C*** ]. Pages 303 - 330 contain detailed ads for poetry and other works, entitled: Notice de Tous les Ouvrages de Poesie Qui Ont Paru en 1789. A charming French poetry almanack, the text entirely in French. 
Price: 90.00 CAD
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2 Almanack. 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.
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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. 
Price: 50.00 CAD
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