Almanac. Benjamin WEST.


Item #79918

WEST, Benjamin. An Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord Christ, 1763. Providence: William Goddard. [1762]. 11 leaves. Lacks C4 (supplied in facsimile). Sewn. Edges of first 2 leaves chipped and frayed, some marginal annotations, old waterstain to upper free corner of last few leaves, else very good. Drake 12808 locates 8 copies. Evans 9303. ESTC W25300.West's first almanac, and the first almanac printed in Providence. West established the first press in Providence and this is one of its earliest imprints. Includes a cure for dysentery "bloody flux."

Price: $250.00

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