Almanac lot x 8 woodcuts American Eagle Great Western steam ship Whig CABrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Lot of eight (8) different annual Almanacs, printed mid-19th century, 1840-58, all but two are American.
Two nice large woodcuts- one of steamship Great Western, the other rural scene with large heraldic eagle and signed in plate by the engraver. Whig Almanac contains article relating to California in 1851.
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Lot includes 8 issues; 1840-58.
White's Celestial Atlas, 1844, London.
The Whig Almanac, 1852, New York.
Norton's Literary Almanac, 1852, New York.
Vox Stellarum, or, A Loyal Almanack, 1844, London.
Hutchins' Improved Family Almanac, 1855 &1856 , New York & New Brunswick, NJ.
The Great Western Almanac, 1858, Philadelphia. Numerous woodcuts throughout.
Der Neue Readinger Calender, 1840, Reading Pennsylvania. Tiny moon & zodiac woodcuts, great U.S. heraldic Eagle cover.
Smallest booklet measures: 7 1/8" H x 4 5/8" W.
Largest booklet measures: 8 5/8" H X 6 3/4" W.