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St. Christopher (St. Kitts) / Basseterre Imprint: Howe’s Almanac, for 1842: Second after Bissextile or Leap-Year. The Astronomical Calculations are adapted, by a Scientific Gentleman of Nevis, to the Meridian of St. Christopher, (Lat. 17. 18. N., Long. 62. 40. W.) and serving, with Little Variation, for all the Leeward Islands.
- Exceedingly rare – no other examples traced – a St. Christopher (St. Kitts) Almanac published in Basseterre by the Howe family, the island’s oldest dynasty of printers, featuring a wealth of valuable information on St. Kitts and the related islands of Nevis, Tortola and Anguilla - with excellent provenance, having belonged to Francis Spencer Wigley, the Attorney General and…
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