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THE UPPER CANADA ALMANAC, and Provincial Calendar, for the year of our Lord 1831: Being the Third after… by  James G Chewett - Hardcover - 1831 - from Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB (SKU: 1319)

THE UPPER CANADA ALMANAC, and Provincial Calendar, for the year of our Lord 1831: Being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap Year; and the Second Year of the Reign of His Majestry King William the Fourth

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THE UPPER CANADA ALMANAC, and Provincial Calendar, for the year of our Lord 1831: Being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap Year; and the Second Year of the Reign of His Majestry King William the Fourth

by Chewett, James G

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York, U.C.: Printed and published by R. Stanton, [1831]., 1831. Pp. 103, ii, errata-slip pasted on free endpaper, interleaved, original paper covered boards, newer stiff parchment backstrip with handwritten title to spine. A few interesting, contemporary annotations in ink and pencil on blank pages (the pencil notes appear to be transcriptions of the ink notes). Some foxing especially to early pages, front hinge cracked and separating, otherwise quite good. Chewett, 1793-1862, provides a mass of official and social information in small compass. Fleming 585 - "William Lyon Mackenzie commented favourably: 'It forms a thick 12 mo pamphlet and contains a great variety of useful information' (Colonial Advocate, 26 May 1831)"; TPL 1690. Hard Cover. Good Plus.. 12 mo..

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1319
Title
THE UPPER CANADA ALMANAC, and Provincial Calendar, for the year of our Lord 1831: Being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap Year; and the Second Year of the Reign of His Majestry King William the Fourth
Author
Chewett, James G
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Good Plus.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed and published by R. Stanton, [1831].
Place of Publication
York, U.C.
Date Published
1831
Keywords
CANADIANA
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Canadiana;
Size
12 mo.

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