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(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord1859; Being the Third after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part o f the Twenty-Second and the beginning of the Twenty-Third Year of the Reignof 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 of the Province, including the Island of Cape Breton. Containing, besides the large number of Astronomical Observations, and the Farmer's Calendar for every month of the year, a greater variety, than any other Almanack, of New, Useful and Entertaining Matter. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scotia: Published by C.H. Belcher, And sold by the City Bookstores, and Storekee pers generally throughout Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, . Printed by James Bowes & Sons, Halifax. Pp -120. 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 Ne w-Brunswick in the Bay of Fundy; Cape Race, Nfld.; Gulf and River St. Lawrence; and Strait of Belle Isle (pp 40-44), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 106-108), and 10 pages of advertisements at rear. Covers worn and chipped, browned, some foxing throughout, some tears and browning internally, else good only. As is. 75.00
Title: Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord 1859; Being the Thirdafter Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Twenty-Second an d the beginning of the Twenty-Third Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
Publisher: Published by C.H. Belcher, Printed by James Bowes & Sons, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1858,:
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