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(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord1858; Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Twenty-First and the beginning of the Twenty-Second 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.] By C.H. Belcher. Ha lifax, Nova Scotia : Published by C.H. Belcher, And sold by the City Bookstores, and Storekeepers generally throughout Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, . Printed by James Bowes & Sons, Halifax, N.S. Pp -120. Index. Small8vo, stitched self-wraps. First published as "The Farmer's almanack, for t he 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, and on the Coast of New Brunswick, in the Bay of Fundy (pp 41-44), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 102-103), and 13 pages of advertisements at rear. Covers worn and chipped, last 10 or so pages torn and chipped, else good only. As is. 75.00
Title: Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord 1858; Being the Second after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Twenty-First and the beginning of the Twenty-Second Year of the Reign of Her Majesty QueenVictoria.
Publisher: Published by C.H. Belcher, Printed by James Bowes & Sons, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1857,:
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