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The coelestial diary :
or, An ephemeris for the year of our blessed Saviour's incarnation, 1759. Being the third after bissextile or leap-year, and from the creation of the world, according to the best of history, 5706 years. : Wherein is contained the motion, aspects, and operations of the planets with observations on the eclipses and solar ingresses, with other remarkable passages, as the moon's southing, sun and moon's rising and setting, and monthly observations, in a poetical manner, the like not extant, &c. : Calculated according to art, and referred to the meridian of the middle of Great Britain, fitting the whole monarchy without sensible error /
by Salem Pearse, student in physick and the coelestial sciences.
|Main Creator:||Pearse, Salem, active 1719.|
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London : Printed by J. Bettenham, for the Company of Stationers, 
|Edition:||The forty first impression|
Title page and main text printed in red and black.
Imperfect: lacking [16?] pages [a separate title page, bearing the imprint of Robert Brown, to the second part?]
With bookseller's label of 'Foyles, 135 Charing Cross Road, London' on front pastedown.
Inscribed in ink on front pastedown: "Wm Lambeath born / Decr. 16 1765, 2 am" [below in a different hand] "I. B. Johnson Printer / born Octr. 28 [-18?] 1777".
Diagram of two horoscopes, one for Wm. Lambeth's nativity on the front free paper.
Inscribed on page facing title page; a list of numbers and dates in the 1700's. Miscellaneous birth dates and horoscopes in ink on rear pastedown and back flyleaves.
Bound with approximately 20 similar almanacs down to the year 1789. Titles and publishers vary.
Physical description:  pages : chiefly tables ; 16 cm.
Citations/References: ESTC T55855
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 204.
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|YL 1550||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Yeats Library|