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An astronomical diary, kalendar, or almanack, for the year of our Lord, 1793 : adapted to the horizon and meridian of New-Haven, lat. 41 deg. 19 min. north, and longit. 73 deg. 14 min. westward of the Royal Observatory, or Flamsted-House in Greenwich, according to the latest observations : but (without sensible error) may serve indifferently for all the towns in Connecticut, and the adjacent states

Strong, Nehemiah, 1729-1807.
Date
[1792]

About this work

Publication/Creation

New-Haven : Printed and sold by T. & S. Green, [1792]

Physical description

24 unnumbered pages : illustrations (woodcut) ; 16 cm (12mo)

Notes

The title pages of Strong's almanacs for 1806 and 1807 published at New Haven identify Strong as the author of those formerly issued under the pseudonym of Hosea Stafford. Cf. ESTC

In comparison with Strong's An astronomical diary, calendar, or almanack for 1793 (Hartford), the astronomical material and eclipse predictions are identical, and the calendar page calculations practically so, with slight variations reflecting the difference in meridian between Hartford and New Haven. "Stafford" includes Strong's characteristic page entitled "Variations of sun and clock." Cf. ESTC

Advertised in the Connecticut journal, New Haven, Dec. 5, 1792. Cf. ESTC

Woodcut of "Zodiac Man" on [A]2r

Signatures: [A]⁴ B² C⁴ D²

Not in Blake

NLM copy: bifolium [A]2.3 misbound after sig.C4.; unbound and stabbed. DNLM

Publications note

Evans 24827

Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 1821

Drake, M. Almanacs, 493

ESTC (RLIN) W22529

Contents

"Directions for nursing children": pp. [21-22]

Type/Technique

Language

  • English


Where to find it

Location of original

This material has been provided by the National Library of Medicine (U.S.), through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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