Poor Will's Almanack, For the Year 1805 [provenance: James Pemberton Parke (b. 1783)]
Poor Will's Almanack, For the Year 1805 [provenance: James Pemberton Parke (b. 1783)]

Poor Will's Almanack, For the Year 1805 [provenance: James Pemberton Parke (b. 1783)]

Philadelphia: James Crukshank, 1804. Paperback. [48] p.: tables; 11 cm. Contemporary wrapper with embossed floral decoration; stitched. Early American Imprints, 2nd Series (Shaw & Shoemaker), 7085. Drake, Almanacs, 10690. The owner had it taken apart and rebound with 14 blank leaves alternating with the first 8 leaves and the final 8 leaves, and with a wrapper made from paper with embossed floral decoration. Former owner's name on first blank leaf: James P. Parke. Notations about the weather are on the blank pages facing the pages for Jan., Feb., March, and Dec. The other added blank leaves are blank. James Pemberton Parke (b. 1783) was a bookseller in Philadelphia. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: added wrapper is rubbed along edges, with minor loss at ends of spine; wrapper starting to separate from tail; pages are clean and tight. Very Good. Item #007871

Price: $115.00

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