Bailey's Rittenhouse Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord 1811 being the third after leap year; calculated by Abraham Shoemaker [Comet of 1811]. Abraham Shoemaker.

Bailey's Rittenhouse Almanac, for the Year of Our Lord 1811 being the third after leap year; calculated by Abraham Shoemaker [Comet of 1811]

Philadelphia: Lydia R. Bailey, 1810. Paperback. [38] p.; 19 cm. Incomplete: lacking first 3 leaves (title page through the page for February), 1 leaf after December, and the final leaf. Early American Imprints, ser. 2 (Shaw & Shoemaker), 19401. The original owner saw the famous comet of 1811, writing at the foot of the page for December: "Comet Seen 1811." In Poor Condition: incomplete: lacking 5 leaves; lacking lower third of 1 leaf of text; edges are heavily chipped with tears of 2 cm. or less; stained and foxed. Poor. Item #003888

Price: $15.00