Leavitt's Farmer's Almanac, 1905 No. 109
Concord, NH: Eastman, 1904. 1st Thus. Paperback. Cover tattered with chips. Brown with age. May have heavy spots. Paper may be brittle especially cover. Original string in top left hand corner for hanging on wall. Contents readable. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare. An almanac (also spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication listing a set of current information about one or multiple subjects. It includes information like weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, tide tables, and other tabular data often arranged according to the calendar. Celestial figures and various statistics are found in almanacs, such as the rising and setting times of the Sun and Moon, dates of eclipses, hours of high and low tides, and religious festivals. The set of events noted in an almanac may be tailored for a specific group of readers, such as farmers, sailors, or astronomers.. Almanac's are among (if not the only) the oldest periodicals continuously published in the United States.Dudley Leavitt (1772 - September 20, 1851) was an American publisher. He was an early graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy in his native town of Exeter, New Hampshire, and later moved to Gilmanton where he first edited a newspaper and taught school. Within a few years, Leavitt relocated to Meredith, where in addition to teaching school and farming, he began publishing in 1797 Leavitt's Farmers Almanack, one of the nation's earliest farmers' almanacs.; Vol. 109; Illustrations, Tables, charts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. Fair with no dust jacket .
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