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Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia almanac, for the year of our Lord 1795

Description

The cover of "Benjamin Bannaker's Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia Almanac, for the Year of our Lord 1795; Being the Third after Leap-Year." The cover features a woodcut portrait of the author, mathematician, astronomer, farmer, and surveyor Benjamin Banneker (the more common spelling of his name). Banneker's almanacs provided scientific information, as well as entertainment through poems, commentary, and short articles.

Date

1794

Publisher

Baltimore: Printed for and sold by John Fisher, Stationer

Language(s)

English

Dimensions

18 cm

Extent

1 page (front cover; from 1 volume: 36 unnumbered pages)

Catalog Number

Rare MAY 42 .B21 1795F

Resource ID

2241

Notes

Banneker is spelled "Bannaker" throughout.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.