London: Company of Stationers, 1789. Miniature almanac opening with an engraving of York House, spanning four pages. The almanac's calendar records the times of sunrise and sunset, as well as various saints' days and term times for academic institutions. The volume also provides a table of the reigns of the kings and queens of England and Great Britain, from William the Conqueror to George III, a list of Lord Mayors and Sheriffs from 1769 to 1790, a list of bank holidays, conversion rates for various coinage, and the dates of the year's eclipses.
(24)pp. Bound in red leather with a complex design to both covers worked in blue and white leathers as well as gilt. Housed in matching slipcase, which shows trace rubbing. Near fine. A.e.g. (2 5/16 by 1 5/16; 58x34mm). Item #31296