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United States Almanack, for the year of our Lord 1854, ...
United States Almanack, for the year of our Lord 1854, ...
United States Almanack, for the year of our Lord 1854, ...
United States Almanack, for the year of our Lord 1854, ...

United States Almanack, for the year of our Lord 1854, ...


Unrecorded almanac with dual imprints, containing a running story of the American West, Smith and Jones; or, The Town Lot (pp5–17), by popular writer T.S. Arthur.

Wood engraved illustrations include rural vignettes for each month and one of Robert Morris’s mansion (with a lengthy essay). The cover engraving likely depicts the port of Philadelphia.

Astrological data, notes on historical events, and a monthly “Conjecture of the Weather” intermingle with witty anecdotes and a short story by Fanny Fern, An Empty Pocket—A Full Pocket.

On the back cover is a large ad for York, Pennsylvania bookseller, stationer, and druggist, S. Oswald. His imprint was added to the front cover.


Description: United States Almanack, for the year of our Lord 1854, ...

Philadelphia: Published by William G. Mentz, No. 53, North Third Street, [1853 for 1854?]. 34, [2]pp. 7¾ x 6¼ inches. Illustrated self-wrappers; yellow paper spine. Wood engraved illustrations. Cover title and imprint: United States Almanac, for the Year 1854. York, Pa.: Published by S. Oswald, No. 11 South George Street, [n.d.]. Small mend to verso of first leaf; Very Good.

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Price: $85.00

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