11 vols. 16mo. Original wrappers Item #219458
Historians often say that the most telling primary sources of any given period or place are its newspapers, almanacs and telephone books. Almanacs follow a particular pattern in their contents: in addition to the usual astronomical data and weather forecasts, there are often notices of meetings, election dates, court sessions, secular and elegiac verse, anecdotes and jokes, quotations, recipes and home remedies, and, of course, “useful hints” on farming and animal husbandry. The almanacs are for the years 1832, 1835, 1836, 1838, 1841, 1850, 1852, 1853, 1858, 1861, and 1876, and feature many lovely engravings. Text in Spanish.
A wonderful collection of almanacs, in very good to near-fine condition.
Price: $1,750.00 Free International Delivery