Boston Almanac 1841-1849 lot x 8 w/ 12 Dickinson trade cards embossed
Boston Almanac 1841-1849 lot x 8 w/ 12 Dickinson trade cards embossed Boston Almanac 1841-1849 lot x 8 w/ 12 Dickinson trade cards embossed Boston Almanac 1841-1849 lot x 8 w/ 12 Dickinson trade cards embossed
$ 950.00


Outstanding lot of eight different 1840's Boston city Almanacs. All contain either folding maps or beautiful trade cards by Samuel Dickinson.

Total of 12 Dickinson trade cards, five of which are high relief embossed.

The Boston Almanac for the Year 1841, 1843, 1844, 1845, & 1846, by S. N. Dickinson.
1841, 1843 - 1846, Boston, Thomas Groom.

1841: Two Dickinson trade cards, one high relief embossed in blind, one gold reflective ink on black glossy paper. Engraved city plan by Boynton.

1843: Two Dickinson trade cards, one stunning zodiac sign card high relief embossed in blind on pink paper, one color lithographed. Engraved city plan by Boynton.

1844: Two Dickinson trade cards, both stunning high relief embossed. 
The pinnacle of mid-19th century American embossed printing technique.

1845: Two Dickinson trade cards, both lithographed on glossy coated card stock.

1846: Two Dickinson trade cards, one high relief blind embossed, one lithographed on glossy paper. Folding engraved map of New England RR lines.

The Boston Almanac for the Year 1847, 1848, & 1849, by S. N. Dickinson.
1847-9, Boston, B. B. Mussey.

1847: Two Dickinson trade cards, both lithographed on glossy coated card stock. Series of strip maps within text.

1848: Folding city plan by Boynton.

1849: Folding city plan by Boynton.

Books measure: 5 1/2" H X 3 1/2" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4 1/2".

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