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HOWE, G. (compilor and printer). New South Wales Pocket Almanack for the year of Our Lord 1814. Sydney: G. Howe, [no date but 1813]. 12° (169 x 104mm). (Some overall browning.) Old cloth-backed marbled-paper covered limp boards (some suface abrasion to covers), 20th-century brown morocco-backed cloth slipcase, 'spine' gilt. Provenance: Henry White (bookplate).
RARE: only one copy of this work is listed as having sold at auction in the past twenty five years. (1813 Almanack sold in March 1978 $344) Ferguson I,588.
Robert HOWE (compilor and printer). Australasian Pocket Almanack for the year of Our Lord 1824. [Sydney,] New South Wales: [no date but 1824]. 12° in fours (169 x 108mm). Calendar section of 6ll. interleaved with 44 leaves of blank paper. 1 folding engraved table. (Some light browning). Modern leather (spine slightly faded). RARE: no copy listed as having sold at auction in the past twenty five years. Ferguson I, 930.
[J.F. BENNETT (compilor and editor)]. The Royal South Australian Almanack and general directory for 1840. Adelaide: printed and published by Robert Thomas & Co., sold by Messrs. Black & Armstrong of London, [no date but 1839]. 12° (179 x 107mm). 12pp. of general advertisements at the rear. (Inner margin of title repaired on verso, some light soiling or browning.) Original green limp cloth, letterpress title on upper cover, advertisement on lower cover (rebacked, covers soiled, modern endpaers). RARE: no copy is listed as having sold at auction in the past twenty five years. Ferguson III, 3072. (3)
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