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(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord1861; Being the First after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part o f the Twenty-Fourth, and the beginning of the Twenty-Fifth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Calculated for Halifax, Lat. 44o 39' 20” N. and Long. 63o 36' 40” W. From Greenwich, but will answer for all parts ofthe Province, including the Island of Cape Breton. Containing, besides the large number of Astronomical Observations, and the Farmer's Calendar for e very month of the year, a greater variety, than any other Almanack, of New,Useful and Entertaining Matter. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scoti a : Published by C.H. Belcher, And sold by the City Bookstores, and Storekeepers generally throughout Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, . Pp -124,(16). Index. Small 8vo, stitched 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 Light Houses on the Coast of Nova Scotia; the Coast of New Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy; Cape Race, Nfld.; Gulf and River St. Lawrence; and Strait of Belle Isle (pp 31-35), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 110-112), and 16 pages of advertisements at rear. Covers worn and chipped, lacking bottom corner of front cover and top inch-and-a-half of back cover (with some loss of text), occasional ink blotches, contemporary penned name, else poor to good only. Asis. 50.00
Title: Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord 1861; Being the Firstafter Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Twenty-Fourth, a nd the beginning of the Twenty-Fifth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty QueenVictoria.
Publisher: Published by C.H. Belcher, And sold by the City Bookstores [...], Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1860,:
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