The Canadian Almanac, and Repository of Useful Knowledge, for the Year 1861. (with Fold-out Map. )
Toronto, Maclear. 1861. Soft Cover. 95 pp, 8 15/16" H. Stitched in original paper cover, the first pagebeing the title page. Fold-out map - "Map of Part of Canada West Engraved Expressly for the Canadian Almanac 1861" (approx. 17" W x 16" H), printed in b&w. Title page continues: "Containing Full and Authentic Commercial, Statistical, Astronomical, Departmental, Ecclesiastical, Educational, Financial and General Information. The Astronomical Calculations Have Been Made Expressly For This Publication At The Provincial Observatory in Toronto." Includes sections about: Holydays, Disastrous Occurences, &c.; Remarkable Occurrences in 1859; Exports and Imports; Our Municipal System; Legislative Assembly of Canada; An Index to the Statutes; Tariff of Customs; Canadian Patents; Post Office Department; The Clergy of Canada; Judiciary; Banks in Canada with their Agencies, &c.; County and Judicial Officers - Canada West; Township Municipalities, Canada West; Cities, Towns and Villages; Masonic Lodges; Provincial Land Surveyors, Upper Canada; Colleges, etc. etc. Pages 85 to (96) contain advertisements. Interior - light toning in page margins, some soft corner wrinkles, some creasing and light edge wear to fold-out map. Exterior - light browning to edges of text block, light toning to edges of covers, soft wrinkling/creases on covers, very light edge wear with a few tiny chips/tears, small tear at bottom of front hinge - archivally taped. Good-.
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