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The Resource Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our Lord 1768 ... : Calculated for the meridian of Boston; but will answer without a sensible error for any part of New-England. : Illustrated with an elegant plate of the giants lately discovered in South America , (electronic resource)

Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our Lord 1768 ... : Calculated for the meridian of Boston; but will answer without a sensible error for any part of New-England. : Illustrated with an elegant plate of the giants lately discovered in South America , (electronic resource)

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Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our Lord 1768 ... : Calculated for the meridian of Boston; but will answer without a sensible error for any part of New-England. : Illustrated with an elegant plate of the giants lately discovered in South America
Title
Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our Lord 1768 ...
Title remainder
Calculated for the meridian of Boston; but will answer without a sensible error for any part of New-England. : Illustrated with an elegant plate of the giants lately discovered in South America
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 10801
  • 3163
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Drake, M. Almanacs
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our Lord 1768 ... : Calculated for the meridian of Boston; but will answer without a sensible error for any part of New-England. : Illustrated with an elegant plate of the giants lately discovered in South America , (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • The first issue of Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, which continued until 1854
  • Attributed to Benjamin West in the Dictionary of American biography and in Nichols, C.L. "Notes on the almanacs of Massachusetts." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, n.s. v. 22 (1912): 34-35. The eclipse notes are identical, except for some varying calculations, with those in West's The New England almanack, or Lady's and gentleman's diary for 1768 (Providence). The calculations on the calendar pages vary (being for Boston rather than Providence), except for those of the moon's rising and setting, which are identical
  • Advertised in the Massachusetts gazette and Boston news-letter, Oct. 22, 1767
  • Booksellers' advertisements, including a proposal for printing the Boston chronicle, p. [42-44]
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03022541
Dimensions
18 cm. (12mo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[44] p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Other physical details
ill.
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absent
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access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our Lord 1768 ... : Calculated for the meridian of Boston; but will answer without a sensible error for any part of New-England. : Illustrated with an elegant plate of the giants lately discovered in South America , (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • The first issue of Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, which continued until 1854
  • Attributed to Benjamin West in the Dictionary of American biography and in Nichols, C.L. "Notes on the almanacs of Massachusetts." Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, n.s. v. 22 (1912): 34-35. The eclipse notes are identical, except for some varying calculations, with those in West's The New England almanack, or Lady's and gentleman's diary for 1768 (Providence). The calculations on the calendar pages vary (being for Boston rather than Providence), except for those of the moon's rising and setting, which are identical
  • Advertised in the Massachusetts gazette and Boston news-letter, Oct. 22, 1767
  • Booksellers' advertisements, including a proposal for printing the Boston chronicle, p. [42-44]
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
aas03022541
Dimensions
18 cm. (12mo)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
[44] p.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Restricted to institutions with a site license to the Digital Evans Edition
Level of compression
lossless
Note
Access limited to authenticated Bowdoin College Library users
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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