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The Every-day book and Table book, or, Everlasting calendar of popular amusements, sports, pastimes, ceremonies, manners, customs, and events, incident to each of the three hundred and sixty-five days, in past and present times : forming a complete history of the year, months, and seasons, and a perpetual key to the almanac : including accounts of the weather, rules for health and conduct, remarkable and important anecdotes, facts, and notices, in chronology, antiquities, topography, biography, natural history, art, science, and general literature : derived from the most authentic sources, and valuable original communications, with poetical elucidations, for daily use and diversion / By William Hone ; With four hundred and thirty-six engravings ; In three volumes.

Author/Creator:
Hone, William, 1780-1842.
Publication:
London : Printed for Thomas Tegg and Son : R. Griffin and Co., Glasgow : T.T. and H. Tegg, Dublin : J. and S.A. Tegg, Sydney and Hobart Town, 1838.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. in 3 : ill. (incl. music) 22 cm.
Subjects:
Almanacs, English.
Popular culture -- Great Britain -- Micellanea.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
The Every-day book was originally pub. weekly from Jan. 1825 to Dec. 1826. (105 numbers including indexes, in 2 v.) here forms two volumes (v.1-2)
The Table book, 2 v., originally pub. weekly from Jan. 1827 to Jan. 1828 (55 numbers including indexes, in 2 v.) here forms one volume (v.3)
Printed in columns. Each vol. is individually paginated in columns.
v. 1: viii p., 1720 col.; v. 2: viii p., 1712 col.;v. 3: [8] p.; 860 col., 888 col.
Local notes:
RBC has v.3 only.
Finding Aid/Index:
Each vol. has four indexes: I. General Index; II. The Correspondants' Index; III. Index to the Poetry; IV. Index to the Engravings. Vol. 3 (2 v.) has indicies following each vol.
Penn Provenance:
Abrahams, Roger D. (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1838
Contains:
Every-day Book
Table Book
Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements
OCLC:
64758552
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