The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1. S. S. DICKINSON.
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1

The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840, No. 5, Vol. 1

Boston: Thomas Groom, Stationers' Hall, 82 State Street, [1839]. Cloth over board. [ALMANAC]. Printed at the Office of the Rotary Card Press, (Dickinson’s,) 52 Washington Street.

2 Maps: Plan of the City of Boston and Rail Roads Diverging from Boston.
24mo (5 7/16” x 3 3/8”);132pp; brown cloth over board, blind stamped border around gilt vignette and title on front; pink advertising endpapers; map on fold-out frontispiece; sunning to boards, moisture damage to rear board, no bad odors or foxing; very good. Very good. Item #1455

This was the fifth edition of the Boston Almanac. It includes moon phases, astrological signs; pages for memoranda with a few notes in neat ink and pencil; listing of the 25 states, city and state government, schools; events of 1839, history of 200 years past and bios of prominent men; listing of Boston fires in 1839 and the Fire Department; streets and avenues, railroads, wharves, courts, insurance offices, newspapers, courts, banks, custom and public houses, public buildings, societies and institutions; Massachusetts towns and reservoirs; lists of physicians, nurses, undertakers, coroners, sheriffs, constables, churches and ministers; English money exchange rates; table of contents at the rear. Eighteen pages of advertisements follow the general information.

Price: $150.00

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