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Ames 1761. French and Indian War Period, "An Astronomical Diary, or an Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1761." complete, Used, Fine. Ames, Nathaniel (1708-1764) Ames 1761. An Astronomical Diary, or an Almanack for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1761. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Richard Draper, Green & Russell, Edes, & Gill, and Thomas & John Fleet, (1760). Octavo, 6.75" x 4.25", original homespun stitching, spots, yellowing, and notes to pages, small hole in title page with loss of text, stained, overall wear from use. An interesting full page chart notes on the setting of Clocks to be accurate and another full page chart reflects the Value of various Coins, plus the last page describes how to cleanse a house of smallpox, after an inflicted person has moved out. The process involves burning four or more pounds of brimstone on wood ashes in iron pots, placed on sand on the floor throughout the house.
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Colonial  - An Astronomical Diary

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
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