An account of American almanacs and their value for historical study

  • 25 Pages
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  • English
American Antiquarian Society , Worcester, Mass
Almanacs, American -- History, Almanacs, American -- Bibliog
Statementby Clarence S. Brigham
ContributionsAmerican Antiquarian Society
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14568385M

Account of American almanacs and their value for historical study. Worcester, Mass., American Antiquarian Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Clarence S Brigham.

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The Almanac of American History () (revised edition ) is a reference work on American history in chronology format.

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