ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR 1764 by NATHANIEL AMES
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Price : US $159.50
THE ASTRONOMICAL DIARY: OR, ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD CHRIST 1764. Boston:: R. and S. Draper...Sold also by the Booksellers,. . 16mo, 12 leaves (complete), stitched. Ames praises the 'surprizing Discoveries' by Benjamin Franklin in the field of electricity. He also discusses Perspiration, 'a Discharge from our Bodies, tho' insensibly made, that is greater than all the sensible Evacuations put together...Health in all Persons every Moment depends upon a right Discharge of this Matter.' Snuff, tobacco, and manure also receive Ames's attention. With tables of roads and distances. This issue of the Almanac has the price line after the imprint, and includes 'Ephemeris' in the title. It is the scarcest of the issues noted by Drake. This almanac is complete and in very good condition! Buyer pays shipping & insurance. NO RESERVE!
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