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Gallen. 1682. A New Almanack for the said Year, beign the second after Leap-year. Containing the Lunations, eclipses, aspects of the Planets, and daily disposition of the Air. With Directions to such as use Marts or Fairs…Travellers that coast the kingdom. by  Tho GALLEN - Hardcover - 1682 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

Gallen. 1682. A New Almanack for the said Year, beign the second after Leap-year. Containing the Lunations, eclipses, aspects of the Planets, and daily disposition of the Air. With Directions to such as use Marts or Fairs…Travellers that coast the kingdom.

by GALLEN, Tho

Condition: Near Fine


1682 RARE Gallen Almanac Gunpowder Plot England Tobacco Astronomy Comets Plague
The Gallen Almanac was a recurring almanac in 17th-century England. This 1682 edition features charts and chronological lists beginning with the creation of the world describing major world events including:Saxon invasionInvention of printingFirst use of tobacco in EnglandGunpowder TreasonCharles I return to SpainGreat London plagueSightings of comets in England
Also included are many fascinating, handwritten notes alongside a ledger that records numerous farming transactions.
Item number: #5212Price: $599
GALLEN, Tho.
Gallen. 1682. A New Almanack for the said Year, beign the second after Leap-year. Containing the Lunations, eclipses, aspects of the Planets, and daily disposition of the Air. With Directions to such as use Marts or Fairs…Travellers that coast the kingdom.
London: printed by M.F. for the Company of Stationers. 1682.
Details: Collation: Complete with all pages144 unnumbered pages48 printed text54 handwritten manuscript42 blankLanguage: EnglishBinding: Leather; tight & secureSize: ~4.75in X 2.75in (12.5cm x 7cm)Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide
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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5212
  • Title: Gallen. 1682. A New Almanack for the said Year, beign the second after Leap-year. Containing the Lunations, eclipses, aspects of the Planets, and daily disposition of the Air. With Directions to such as use Marts or Fairs…Travellers that coast the kingdom.
  • Author: GALLEN, Tho
  • Format/binding: M.F. for the Company of Stationers
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: M.F. for the Company of Stationers
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1682
  • Keywords: 1682 RARE Gallen Almanac Gunpowder Plot England Tobacco Astronomy Comets Plague rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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