Almanac: Cadeau des muses, ou almanach universel, étrennes utiles et agréables


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Early edition of Brée l’ainé’s french pocket-book almanac from 1816, including a lot of useful information, among other, tables with information of major cities, calenders and meteorological and astronomical information. Two fold out maps are included, a map of Europe and France and a world map. The almanac also includes a small map of the island of Saint Helena and an allegorical frontispiece.

48mo, 10.0 x 6.5 cm. 122 pp.

Condition notes: Fair. Fold out maps with a few tears, closed with archival repair tape. Lower corner on page 87-90 repaired, including the map of Saint Helena (p. 90). Paper with minor toning and foxing, and a few pages with light bending. Otherwise papers generally clean and bright. Blanks missing at the end. Bound in paper wraps. Wrappers spotted.

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