FOLSOM'S NEW POCKET ALMANAC, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1789. BEING THE FIRST AFTER LEAP YEAR... CONTAINING (BESIDES THE USUAL CALCULATIONS) AN ACCOUNT OF AN APPROACHING, COMET, AND A VARIETY OF OTHER USEFUL AND NECESSARY MATTERS. CALCULATED FOR THE MERIDIAN OF BOSTON. BY COPERNICUS, PHILO. John W. Folsom.

FOLSOM'S NEW POCKET ALMANAC, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1789. BEING THE FIRST AFTER LEAP YEAR... CONTAINING (BESIDES THE USUAL CALCULATIONS) AN ACCOUNT OF AN APPROACHING, COMET, AND A VARIETY OF OTHER USEFUL AND NECESSARY MATTERS. CALCULATED FOR THE MERIDIAN OF BOSTON. BY COPERNICUS, PHILO.

Boston: Printed and Sold by John W. Folsom... [1788]. 35, [1] pp. Stitched. Scattered foxing, occasional contemporary ink notations, Very Good.

This was the only almanac printed under this title. It includes tables of roads and distances; an advertisement at page 21 for Folsom's book shop; an article on Halley's Comet; a list of excise taxes, and an explanation of their imposition; Rules of the Bank of Massachusetts [pages 30-33]; tables of exchange between Massachusetts and other States and places; in addition to the usual astronomical and monthly information.
Evans 21024. Drake 3411. ESTC W22602 [copies at British Library, AAS, Indiana U., Harvard]. Item #34430

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