Thursday, September 3, 2009

19th century almanacs

Thanks to a recent generous donation, the library has added several scarce 19th century almanacs to our collections.

The Friend of peace almanac, No. 2. For the year of our Lord 1821...
Lebanon, Ohio: Printed by A. Van Fleet & Co, 1820.

The Illustrated Family Christian Almanac for the United States, 1850. New York, NY: American Tract Society, [1849].

The Buckeye Almanac for 1848...Dayton, Ohio: B.F. Ells, [1847].

Ayer's American Almanac [1865 and 1884]. Lowell, Mass.: J.C. Ayer & Co., [1864, 1883].

Wakefield's Western Farmers' almanac, 1884-1885. Bloomington, Illinois: C. Wakefield, [1883].

Dr. O. Phelps Brown's Shakespearian Annual Almanac, 1880. Jersey City, N.J.: [1879].

The Illustrated Family Medical Almanac for the United States...1853. Cincinnati, Ohio: John D. Park [1852].