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[NEW ZEALAND] Letts’s Australasian pocket diary, with an almanac for 1885.

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Being the forty-eighth year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria (Accession June 20, 1837). London : Letts, Son & Co. Limited, [1884]. “Pocket series, no. 25”. Narrow octavo (180 x 90 mm), original green pebbled cloth with wallet-style flap, publisher’s gilt-stamped crest to front; title page with original owner’s name D. S. McKelne, Perth House; pp. 12, [60], 26, with advertisements at front and rear; extensively annotated with the names of New Zealand towns and amounts of money, suggesting McKelne was a travelling salesman who worked throughout the North and South Island.

Letts’s Australasian pocket diary was a popular and long-running almanac that was still published in the first quarter of the twentieth century.