Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Description:

Almanac for 1847, bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers, with hole at upper left through which a string is looped for suspension. The almanac contains information on eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, rising and setting of the moon/sun, historical facts, and quotations.

Anonymous gift to the Miniature Books Collection in 2003.

Creator(s): Spofford, Thomas, b. 1795.
Creation Date: 1846  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 81
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: David Felt & Co.
Publisher Info: David Felt & Co. was begun by David Felt (1793-1873) as "Stationers' Hall" in Boston in 1815. About 1825 the company moved to New York, and in about 1834 David's brother Willard Felt joined the firm (thereafter called David Felt & Co.). A printing plant was opened in Brooklyn, and a branch in New Orleans. The firm sold blank books, almanacs, stationery, visiting cards, etc.
Place of Publication: New York
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1846
  • Digitized: August 29, 2006
Coverage:
Date
1847  
From 1840 to 1849
Description:

Almanac for 1847, bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers, with hole at upper left through which a string is looped for suspension. The almanac contains information on eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, rising and setting of the moon/sun, historical facts, and quotations.

Anonymous gift to the Miniature Books Collection in 2003.

Note:

Example of a pocket-sized almanac from the mid 1800's. This one intended for use in New York and the "middle states".

Physical Description:

32 pages ; 80 mm. (3 3/16") high;

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Added Title: Astronomical diary for 1847
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 52376731 |
  • CALL-NO: AY64 .D45 1847
  • UNTCAT: b2521793 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc739
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text