PEOPLE'S ALMANAC. 1835. VOL. I. NO. 2.
New York: Sold by D. Felt & Co. Boston: Published by Charles Ellms, Agent, . 47,  pp, profusely illustrated. Illustrated title page captioned, 'Dangerous Attempt to Destroy a Hawk's Nest.' Last page a full-page woodcut captioned, 'The Dead Elephant--- A Scene in India.' Disbound, glue remnant along inside margin of title page. Light scattered foxing, lightly worn. Good to Good+.
An attractive almanac, with many full-page and in-text woodcuts and accompanying explanatory text. It includes 'An Account of Nahant', with an illustration of the Indian 'Black William Selling Nahant to Mr. Thomas Dexter, for a suit of clothes, in 1630.' A double-page woodcut is printed of a 'Disastrous Attempt to Ascend Mount Blanc.' Other illustrations, with text, are offered from all over the world: a 'View of a Chinese Floating Town', a 'Newfoundland Dog', a 'Cashmere Goat', and much else.
Drake 4088 [1- MWA]. AI 26202 . Item #26879