The Pennsylvania Pocket Almanack for the Year 1770 (Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year.) Calculated for the Use of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the neighbouring Provinces.
The Pennsylvania Pocket Almanack for the Year 1770 (Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year.) Calculated for the Use of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the neighbouring Provinces.

The Pennsylvania Pocket Almanack for the Year 1770 (Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year.) Calculated for the Use of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the neighbouring Provinces.

Scarce 1769 Colonial Philadelphia Almanac


Attractive 18th-century Pennsylvania pocket almanac with contemporary combed pattern paste paper wrappers and a few manuscript annotations referring to dyeing and “linnen,” possibly written by a woman. Includes an interesting printed table of “the Rates established for the Postage of Letters in America.”


Description: The Pennsylvania Pocket Almanack for the Year 1770 (Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year.) Calculated for the Use of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the neighbouring Provinces.

Philadelphia: Printed and Sold, by W. and T. Bradford, at the London Coffee-House. [1769]. [(26 of) 28]pp., [i.,e. lacks one leaf of text; 1 text leaf loose] + [13]ll., interleaved blanks; one likely lacking; one blank loose. 4¾ x 2½ inches. Contemporary combed pattern paste paper wrappers. A few scattered manuscript annotations. Some rubbing to wrappers, especially the upper cover; overall, good.

[3726234]

Evans 11410. ESTC W32620. Drake 9934.


Price: $450.00

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