'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland. Cardanus Rider, Peter Reddick, Illustrations.
'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland
'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland
'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland
'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland

'From an Almanack, 1726'; Rider's British Merlin, Adorn'd with many Varieties and Useful Verities, for the Year of Lord God, 1726, Fitted for all Capacities within the Islands of Great Britain and Ireland

Llandogo, Monmouthshire: The Old Stile Press, 2009. Reddick, Peter. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Number 14 of 150 copies, quarto size, [56] pp., signed by Peter Reddick. Fine. Item #CNJL981

Originally printed by E. and R. Nutt for the Company of Stationers, in 1726. Nicolas McDowall, printer at The Old Stile Press, has long admired this particular Almanack, both for its beautiful binding and typographic composition, which prompted him to pursue a new printing of the work. For this edition, an homage to the original work, the section 'Notes of Husbandry' has been reprinted with the advice for each month being printed alongside illustrations by Peter Reddick; the whole works together to kindle a fond picture of eighteenth-century domestic duties in and around the home. Loosely inserted is a leaflet with color photos of the original volume, with a detailed description.

___DESCRIPTION: Original illustrated white paper covered boards, title-page printed in black and olive-green, forty-one illustrations printed in olive-green; Bell type, Hahnemuhle Old Antique Laid paper, quarto size (10.5" by 5 3/8"), [56] unnumbered pp., limited edition, this number 14 of 150 copies, signed by Peter Reddick.

___CONDITION: A fine copy, with clean binding, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; like new.

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Price: $100.00