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St. Louis Almanac
CHAMBERS & KNAPP'S MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS ALMANAC, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1852. SOLD BY FISHER & BENNETT, ST. LOUIS, MO
Printed at the Missouri Republican Office, St. Louis, Mo, 1851. 4 1/2" x 7". [24] pp. Lightly worn, Very Good. "No. 15- To Be Continued Annually" printed at the head of the title. Each month of the year has an illustration. There is also an illustrated 'Signs of the Zodiac.' The almanac prints the "times of holding circuit courts in Missouri", similar information for Illinois [its Eighth Circuit, frequented by Abraham Lincoln, lists Lincoln's friend David Davis as the Judge]. According to Drake, the Chambers & Knapp series of almanacs began in 1846. As of March 2018, OCLC 51883901 lists copies only at Yale, UMSL, and KS State.
Bookseller: David M. Lesser, ABAA [Woodbridge, CT, U.S.A.]
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