The Wilmington almanack, or ephemeris, for the year of our Lord, 1770 [microform] : ... Fitted to the latitude of forty degrees, and a meridian of near five hours west from London; but may, without sensible error, serve all the northern colonies. / By Thomas Fox, philom
- Wilmington [Del.] : Printed and sold by James Adams, 
- Physical Description:
- 40 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 cm (8vo)
- Additional Creators:
- Tobler, John, 1696-1765
- Advertised in the Pennsylvania gazette, Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1769., The Anatomy (Reilly 1823) is the only illustration., The calendar pages of the Wilmington almanack (1762-1794), except for the verse and prose matter, are identical line for line with the concurrent issues of the Pennsylvania town and country-man's almanack (1764-1777) calculated by John Tobler. "Thomas Fox" is a pseudonym. Author's preface to the 1762 issue states that he had "for some years, observed those almanacks published in America," and had "formerly, in Europe," learned the use of Thomas Street's tables. Tobler was a Swiss immigrant. 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 1764 (Savannah) states that Tobler's calculations had then been completed for publication 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. 11259).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Drake, M. Almanacs, 1348, Evans, C. American bibliography, 11259, and Rink, E. Delaware, 45
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