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Ames, Nathaniel:

AN ASTRONOMICAL DIARY: OR, ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD CHRIST, 1763.

Printed & Sold by J. Draper, in Cornhil..., Boston: [1762] 12 leaves, stitched, beginning to loosen. Light wear and soil, toned. Good+. Ames reminds his readers that "in general we know nothing of the Connection of Things, we cannot see the Links of that great Chain which binds with certainty all the events of the wide extended Universe. Indeed the Devil does not know so much of future Events as many expect an Almanack-Maker should foretell." With 'A Brief Chronology of Remarkable Events relating chiefly to the present War,' through 1762, in verse. A section on the 'Settlement and Increase of New-England' hopes for the cession of Canada to the British, which will "greatly promote and increase the settling and peopling of America." A table of distances between various New England towns is also provided. Evans 9053. Drake 3135.


Book Id: 21383

Price: $275.00

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