01. Almanac Cuts from the Boston Type and Stereotype Foundry Catalog (1832) published by Dover Books NY 1989, edited by Stephen Saxe. The cuts present modern narrative glosses upon the signs of the Zodiac.
02, 06, 07, 08 HOLLAND ; a Dutch Catholic Almanac, SUNRISE Utrecht 1940, and a most bizarre combination of image and text. Here are the covers, symbolising the passing of the year through its seasons.The covers measures 21 x 33cms.
03. Almanac in a single sheet, The Almanac for 1837 ,published by the Pellerin Company in Epinal ("L'Image d'Epinal").
04. GERMANY Insel Verlag Almanacs. Every year the German publishing firm of Insel Verlag issued an Almanac which, although conforming to the standard pattern of almanach, is more like a sort of literary miscellany with corporate references. They were very beautifully designed, these perhaps by Peter Behrens.
Almanac for 1949, November 1st, drawing by BROCKBANK, 17 x