Item #8157 A Companion, Or Supplement To The Ladies' Diary For The Year 1791. Charles Hutton.
A Companion, Or Supplement To The Ladies' Diary For The Year 1791
A Companion, Or Supplement To The Ladies' Diary For The Year 1791

A Companion, Or Supplement To The Ladies' Diary For The Year 1791

[London]: [1790]. 12mo, [2] 99-144 pp, disbound text block. Supplement to a popular 18th century English ladies' Almanack. The majority of the text consists of answers to riddles and mathematical questions asked in the almanac as well as new "enigmas, rebuses, charades, queries and questions, to be answered next year." The last few pages describe eclipses and discuss comets newly discovered by Caroline Herschel, famed woman astronomer and "the sister of Dr. Herschel." Pages starting to detach from one another along spine, mild toning present, upper margin trimmed, lacking wrappers. Item #8157

Price: $200.00

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