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An astronomical diary; or, An almanack for the year of our Lord, 1773 [electronic resource] : ... Calculated for the meridian of Boston, New-England, lat. 42 deg. 25 min. north. ... : [Eighteen lines of verse] / By Nathaniel Ames
Bib ID 3360576
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Ames, Nathaniel, 1741-1822
 
Online Versions
Description Boston: : Printed and sold by R. Draper, Edes & Gill, and T. & J. Fleet., [1772] 
[24] p. ; 18 cm. (4to) 
Series

Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 12303.

Notes

Advertised in the Boston evening post (T. & J. Fleet), Nov. 30, 1772: "Ames's almanack for the year 1773. The only true and correct almanacks from my copy, are those printed by R. Draper, Edes & Gill, and T. & J. Fleet. Nath. Ames. Dedham, Dec. [sic] 18, 1772." Advertised Dec. 14 as "now in the press." Publication announced in the issue of Dec. 21, giving the names of the publishers and repeating Ames' notice with the date as before. The same advertisement appeared in the Boston gazette (Edes & Gill) and the Massachusetts gazette and Boston post-boy (Green & Russell), Dec. 21, and in the Massachusetts gazette and Boston weekly news-letter, Dec. 24, with the note: "Those that purchase to sell again must be careful to buy those that are printed by the above printer; as there are some almanacks out with Dr. Ames's name thereto that are very erroneous, especially in respect to the roads and stages ..."

Title vignette, reproducing a sliver shekel unearthed in Jerusalem. Identified in a communication by S.S. in the Massachusetts gazette extraordinary, Feb. 4, 1773.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

Cited In

Evans 12303

Drake, M. Almanacs, 3217

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. 12303). Mode of access : World Wide Web. 
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