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Nathanael Low's Almanack for 1807, with Monetary Tables, &c.

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Nathanael Low's Almanack for 1807, with Monetary Tables, &c.
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Low, Nathanael. AN ASTRONOMICAL DIARY: OR, ALMANACK, FOR THE YEAR OF CHRISTIAN ERA 1807 ... CALCULATED FOR THE MERIDIAN OF BOSTON IN MASSACHUSETTS. Boston: Munroe & Francis, etc., (1806). 12mo, self-covered, unstitched loose signatures. (36) pages. Date on first leaf changed by hand to 1808; unstitched and loose; otherwise in remarkably fine condition. A well-preserved example of an early 19th-century American almanac, containing two pages of "Money Tables," which include conversion tables for the coins of Great Britain, Portugal, France and Spain into U.S. federal money, and a table giving the value of twelve foreign gold and silver coins in the states and in federal terms, as well as more than two pages on Counterfeit Bank bills. Helpful advice is also given for the restoration of the drowned. Drake 3686. Shaw & Shoemaker 9865.