1816.116: Virginia Almanac for 1817 (Campbell).

Published: 1816

Full Title: The Virginia almanac, for the year of our Lord 1817: being the first after bissextile or leap year, and the forty-first of American independence. Calculated for the meridian of Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. By John Sharp.

Author: Sharp, John (1754-1840).

Place Issued: Petersburg

Issuing Press: John W. Campbell

Description: [36 pgs.] ; 18 cm. (8vo).


Imprint states: "Petersburg: Published by John W. Campbell." Item was printed for Campbell by Joseph Cushing of Baltimore; text herein is typographically identical to two 1817 almanacs that Cushing issued there – the Town and Country Almanac (Shaw & Shoemaker 51633) and the Washington Almanac (Shaw & Shoemaker 39711) – complete with an advertisement for his bookstore on the last two pages; only variations in text are in changes to the title and the imprint that differentiate each of the three editions from one another; copy of Campbell's Petersburg edition filmed by the Early American Imprints Series is an interleaved variant with manuscript notations on the blank pages therein.

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