Belcher's Almanack - Nova Scotia - Almanack / Almanac
Title: Farmer's Almanack, for the Year of our Lord 1830; Being the second after Bissextile, or Leap Year, Calculated for the Meridian of Halifax in Nova Scotia, But will serve for any part of the Province.
Publisher:  Sold by C.H. Belcher, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1829,
Seller ID: 84328
(Belcher's Almanack). The Farmer's Almanack, for the Year of our Lord 1830;Being the second after Bissextile, or Leap Year, Calculated for the Meridi an of Halifax in Nova Scotia, But will serve for any part of the Province. Containing, besides the large number of Astronomical Calculations and the Farmer's Calendar for every month in the year a great variety of useful and entertaining matter. Halifax : Sold by C.H. Belcher, . Pp -60, including covers. Small 8vo, printed self wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for the year of our Lord 1824", the title was changed to "Belcher's Farmer's Almanack" in 1832. The founder of the Almanac was Clement Horton Belcher. He published the Almanac from 1824 until his death in 1869. After Belcher's death, the firm of McAlpine and Barnes continued the publication under the founder's name until 1930. Includes list of Officers of HisMajesty's Ships. String through hole punched at top spine for hanging on h ook, stitching starting to loosen, covers rubbed and smudged, vertical tearto back cover, edges worn, foxing to covers and edges, else good. An early Belcher's almanack. Scarce. 200.00