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An astronomical diary; or, almanack for the year of our Lord Christ 1766 [electronic resource] : ... Calculated for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42$ 25' north. ... / By Nathaniel Ames
Bib ID 3360535
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Ames, Nathaniel, 1741-1822
 
Online Versions
Edition (The second edition.) [Ten lines of verse] 
Description Boston: : Printed and sold by the printers and booksellers. Price 2s 8d per dozen. Six coppers single., [1765] 
[24] p. : ill. ; 17 cm. (8vo) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 9897.

Notes

Advertised in the Boston evening post (T. & J. Fleet), Oct. 7, 1765: "The second edition of Ames's almanack for 1766, will be published this week.--The courts that are wrong in the Scotch [i.e., McAlpine and Fleeming's] edition will be corrected. Sold by the printers and booksellers in Boston." Advertised in the Massachusetts gazette and Boston news-letter (R. & S. Draper), Oct. 10: "Dr. Nathaniel Ames's almanack ... Agreeable to the first edition, excepting several of the courts which were inserted wrong in the first, are rectified in this second edition: --also other correction by Dr. Ames's own desire."

Parentheses substituted for square brackets enclosing edition statement.

The cut on p. [17] is a copy of that executed by Paul Revere for the McAlpine and Fleeming edition.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 9897

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3149

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 9897). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
Form/genre Almanacs
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.

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