The Oracle of Rural Life; An Almanack for Sportsmen, Farmers, Gardenders, and Country Gentlemen, for the Year 1839 [also the years1840, 1841, 1842, 1843.] (Sammelband comprising 5 consecutive almanacs)
The Oracle of Rural Life; An Almanack for Sportsmen, Farmers, Gardenders, and Country Gentlemen, for the Year 1839 [also the years1840, 1841, 1842, 1843.] (Sammelband comprising 5 consecutive almanacs)

The Oracle of Rural Life; An Almanack for Sportsmen, Farmers, Gardenders, and Country Gentlemen, for the Year 1839 [also the years1840, 1841, 1842, 1843.] (Sammelband comprising 5 consecutive almanacs)

London: A. H. Bailey & Co. & B. B. KIng, 1839.

First Edition. Leather bound. This collection of 5 almanacs contains the usual astronomical calculations, monthly traits, as well as historic dates of note per month; also, many articles on various forms of hunting, fishing, horse racing and gambling - all adroitly illustrated with many engraved plates illustrating the themes mentioned. A. H. Bailey & Co. & B. B. KIng Very good. Item #10944

Octavo, gilt labeled 1/4 calf over marbled boards, 96 + 96 + 80 + 80 + 78 pages. Each almanac printed with an engraved frontispiece, engraved title, and several engraved plates depicting rural or sporting scenes. Light wear to boards, some play to joints (holding), writing on back paste down; overall very good.

Price: $465.00

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