Boston Almanac MA 1840 city map rare book advertising business directoryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Massachusetts, Almanac, Boston, Business Directory, Period Advertising).
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1840.
Published 1840, Boston by S.N. Dickinson.
132 pages. Text in English.
Engraved map at front. Please see photos for condition. Shows early owner's inscription: J.D. Townsend, 1840.
Cloth covered boards, lovely floral embossed patterns, smooth spine, gilt title.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. Map is quite uniformly age browned.
Someone has neatly and methodically hand written the weather for literally every single day of the year in the monthly journal pages section (see pics).
It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W.