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RIDER, Cardanus. Rider's British Merlin: For the Year of Our Lord God 1775...

London. Printed by R. and M. Brown, 1775.
[60]pp. Initial gathering printed in red and black. ESTC T45015.

[Bound with:] The royal kalendar; or complete and correct annual register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and America for the year 1775... London. Printed for J. Almon et al., [1775]. [4], 270pp, [2]. ESTC T45299.

12mo. Contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, metal clasps, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp.
An attractively bound pairing of two staple eighteenth-century almanacs. The Company of Stationers' custom of binding annual collections of almanacs finely for presentation to court- and civil- servants endured from the seventeenth- to nineteenth-century.
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref: 24254