Poor Will's almanack, for the year of our Lord, 1771 [microform] : ... Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London. ... / By William Andrews, philomat
- Philadelphia : Printed and sold by Joseph Crukshank, in Third-Street, near the Harp-and-Crown Tavern, and opposite the work-house, 
- Physical Description:
- 36 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 18 cm (12mo)
- Additional Creators:
- Andrews, William and Tobler, John, 1696-1765
- "William Andrews" is a pseudonym intended to evoke the English astrologer of that name (fl. 1656-1683). The calculations and astronomical notes on the calendar pages are identical with those in The Pennsylvania town and country-man's almanack for 1771 (Wilmington), by John Tobler, except that a few notes are omitted and a few others added., Advertised in the Pennsylvania gazette, Philadelphia, Sept. 20, 1770., The Anatomy is the only illustration., Though the Tobler almanacs issued after his death in 1765 have been attributed to his son John, the publisher's preface to the South Carolina and Georgia almanack for 1765 (Savannah) states that Tobler's calculations had then been completed up to 1800. The later almanacs contain no indication that Tobler Junior is the author., and ONLINE VERSION AVAILABLE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Other Forms:
- Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 11552).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Drake, M. Almanacs, 9951 and Evans, C. American bibliography, 11552
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