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(Belcher's Almanack). Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord1863; Being the Third after Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part o f the Twenty-Sixth and the beginning of the Twenty-Seventh 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 matters nece ssary to be known by all classes, whether in town or country, manufacturingor agriculture; soldier, sailor, volunteer, or militia-man; believer or sc eptic; professional or non-professional. [Established in 1824.] Halifax, Nova Scotia : Published by C.H. Belcher, And sold by the City Bookstores, andStorekeepers generally throughout Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, . Pp -125,(19),+ folding ad for David Starr & Sons tipped in + 10 interleavedblanks in Calendar section. Index. Small 8vo, stitched blue wrappers. Firs t 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; andStrait of Belle Isle (pp 36-40), and of ships and staff of The Navy (pp 12 1-123), and 19 pages of advertisements at rear. Lacking covers and bottom inch of title-page, penned notes to a few blanks, else good. 75.00
Title: Belcher's Farmer's Almanack, For the Year of our Lord 1863; Being the Thirdafter Bissextile or Leap Year, and the latter part of the Twenty-Sixth and the beginning of the Twenty-Seventh Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
Publisher: Published by C.H. Belcher, And sold by the City Bookstores [...], Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1862,:
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