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


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.




Baltimore: Printed for and sold by John Fisher, Stationer



18 cm


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

Catalog Number

Rare MAY 42 .B21 1795F

Resource ID



Banneker is spelled "Bannaker" throughout.

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