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The New York farmer's almanac, for the year of our Lord 1818

Young, David, 1781-1852.

About this work


New-York : Printed and published by Charles N. Baldwin No. 1 Chamber, corner of Chatham-Street, [1817]

Physical description

36 unnumbered pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 18 cm


The calculations and notes on the calendar pages, and the eclipse calculations, duplicate those in The Citizen & farmer's almanac for 1818 (Shaw & Shoemaker 40476), which is calculated for the meridian of Morristown, New Jersey; except that a column for the sun's declination replaces one for the moon's southing

Page [29] includes an advertisement for the astronomical calculations of David Young, and p. [36] an advertisement for Grant Thorburn, "seedsman and florist." Steamboat schedules appear on p. [29] and [32]

Woodcut title vignette. The Anatomy (sig. [A]1v) is the only other illustration

Signatures: [A]² B-E⁴/² F⁴

NLM copy: unbound; stabbed; with a few contemporary MS. markings. DNLM

NLM copy bound with: Conway, W. T. Certificates [Boston? 1817?]. DNLM

Publications note

Drake, M. Almanacs 6486

Shaw & Shoemaker 41639



  • 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.)

National Library of Medicine (U.S.)


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