1816 Christoph von Hellwig`s Hundertjähriger Haus-Kalende (german almanac)

1816 Christoph von Hellwig`s Hundertjähriger Haus-Kalende (german almanac)

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Christoph von Hellwig`s Hundertjähriger Haus-Kalende

1816 Hardcover (marbled), label on spine. Blackletter / fraktur typeface. One page has a small scribble in pencil. Ex libris on inner front cover. Complete. 252 pages, 7in x 4 1/2in

This early 19th century German almanac, called a Haus-Kalendar, covers a range of topics, including practical chronology, astronomy and mathematics as well as more esoteric matters like astrology and herbal medicine. It is well illustrated with sophisticated diagrams of planetary movement, more archaic illustrations of mythological planetary gods, and a few of plants. 

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