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    Tycho Wing

    Published by [George Hawkins], London, 1780

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    Disbound. Condition: Good. None (illustrator). First edition. A very scarce first edition of this guide to the 1780 Wing's Alamanck, a useful guide for the work, noting the characters used, and more. The first edition of this work.A very scarce work.ESTC citation number?T28627.The latter part of 'Olympia Domata', being the final sixteen leaves of the work.Collated, this extract is complete.This extract is a guide?to the characters used in the almanac.The Wing almanac was first started by Vincent Wing, and was taken over by various descendants?over the next one-hundred and fifty years.The almanac was a useful publication, listing the events that were to be coming within the next year.?This guide includes a compendious?chronology of memorable events since the creation to 1780, a list of the eclipses of the year, and more.Compiled by Tycho Wing, however it is uncertain which Tycho Wing was in charge of this publication, as there were may Tycho Wings in that generation. Disbound. Externally, the outer leaves are age-toned, with just a couple of very light marks. The outer leaves of the work is working loose and may detach with further handling. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are age-toned and clean with only a couple of light spots and odd marks. Good. book.