Historical and Bibliographical Account of Almanacks (1897)
Book ID: 66533
Historical and Bibliographical Account of Almanacks, Directories, Etc. Published in Ireland from the Sixteenth Century: Their Rise, Progress and Decay with Jottings of Their Compilers and Printers. A Book for the Antiquary as well as the General Reader. Dublin: Office of ‘The Irish Builder,’ 1897. First Edition. Pp viii, 150. Rebound in cloth, title in gilt to spine. A fine bright copy. Scarce.
Edward Evans compiled this work from his friend John McCall’s manuscript on Irish Almanacs now in the National Library of Ireland. It was originally serialised in the ‘Irish Builder’ a monthly journal published by Peter Roe.