by Baynes, Thomas Mann (Illustration by); Henry Adlard (Engraved by)
London: Printed for The Company of Stationers, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Size: 2 3/8 x 1 3/8". Unpaginated. pp. Original gold-, red-, and green-stamped pocket style full morocco binding housed in a matching morocco slipcase. All edges gilt. Striking four-page engraved frontispiece by Henry Adlard depicting the King's Palace and St. James' Park, after a drawing by Thomas Mann Baynes. Spectacular miniature Almanac from the year 1830 providing all sorts of useful information such as: common notes for 1830; a 12-month calendar; a table of Kings and Queens' reigns; a table of Lord Mayors and Sheriffs from the year 1809 to the year 1830; a list of holidays; a table of the current coins; and a list of eclipses for 1830. Almanacs were very popular and often given as presents in varying forms to suit every pocket. Our copy contains a gift inscription on free front endpaper for Maria Sotheby "a gift from her dear mamma, 4th June 1841."Frontispiece starting, but still attached. Tail of spine slightly chipped. Slipcase in overall very good, binding and interior in good+ to very good condition.
(Inventory #: 39841)
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