THE ESSAYS, HUMOR, AND POEMS OF NATHANIEL AMES,
Briggs, Sam. 1891 LITERATURE 3 Briggs, Sam. ESSAYS, HUMOR, AND POEMS OF NATHANIEL AMES, Father and Son, of Dedham, Massachusetts, From Their Almanacks 1726-1775. Cleveland, OH, 1891. 490p, 9.5" X 8.5", illus., edge wear at corners and spine (pieces missing at spine), browning, nameplate, good. 1st edition. The first printing press established in the British colonies was at Harvard College and the first book issued was an almanack for the year 1639.