The YALE NAUGHT-ICAL ALMANAC For 1872.; A Modestly-Economical Rejuvenescence of Some Very Ancient Chronicles, Unblushingly Appropriated. 19th C. Priced Restaurant Menu.
The YALE NAUGHT-ICAL ALMANAC For 1872.; A Modestly-Economical Rejuvenescence of Some Very Ancient Chronicles, Unblushingly Appropriated.

The YALE NAUGHT-ICAL ALMANAC For 1872.; A Modestly-Economical Rejuvenescence of Some Very Ancient Chronicles, Unblushingly Appropriated.

New Haven: Published under the Auspices of the Yale Tract Association, and Printed and Sold for the Authors by a Party called Chatfield C. C., [1871]. 1st printing thus. 32 pp. Adverts at rear. Illustrated with drawings & cuts. 8vo. 9-1/4" x 5-7/8" Original publisher's buff paper wrappers, printed in red & black. Sewn. Age-toning to wrappers. Chipping to rear wrapper fore-edge. Call nos (?) to front wrapper upper left (ex-lib?). A VG item. Item #44760

Of particular note with respect this publication is page 29, which sports a half-page advert for the Elm City Oyster & Dining Rooms, which provides a priced Bill of Fare, listing 47 separate items, ranging from Soup for 10¢ to Porter-House Steak for 40¢. Coffee, 10¢; Tea, 5¢.

The Almanac itself is well-represented institutionally, though now uncommon in commerce.

Price: $150.00

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