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Book Description

The rather unusual fold - out plate at the rear ( approx 14" x 7") covers a number of topics of the day , Taxation, Reform, Europe, School Boards, Rebellion etc...nothing much has changed in 150 or so years it seems! This annual publication, one of a number at the time contains , variously, lists of Fairs & Markets in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset & Dorset. the weather, rising and setting of the planets and phases of the moon. a month by month chart listing events, holidays, anniversaries, birthdays of important persons, etc, predictions of coming events: Correct tables of Stamps and Taxes. A "High Water" table. The Prince of Wales & the Freemasons, Lost at Sea, The dangers of the seas, A ready reckoner, Eclipses, Articles of the calendar etc. The equation of time for setting clocks & watches. "All that can be desired or expected in an almanack"
Dealer Notes
Approx 4" x 7" 10cm x 17cm)
Although this is an annual publication its contents varied and this edition is aimed at the population in DEVON, CORNWALL, SOMERSET & DORSET being printed in Devonport and sold at various booksellers & stationers, newsagents etc in EXETER, BARNSTAPLE, TOTNES, PENZANCE, REDRUTH, St AUSTEL, TRURO etc It is published by S & J KEY'S with their name at the top and base of the cover.
Author FRANCIS MOORE
Date 1876
Binding Hand sewn without covers
Publisher SAMUEL & JOHN KEYS. DEVONPORT
Illustrator Uncredited fold-out plate at rear
Condition Clean & appears complete although possibly lacks a cover, (they seem to have been issued with or without depending upon the place of issue.
Pages 24 including covers plus fold-out plate

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