Chambers's Book of Days

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Dial exhibiting the difference in time at various points on the globe
Dial exhibiting the difference in time at various points on the globe

The full title of this two volume set is Chambers’s book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar, including anecdote, biography & history, curiosities of literature and oddities of human life and character. Published in 1864 after Chambers’ death, it is a immense collection of information relating to the days, months, and seasons of the year. A hyperlinked and searchable HTML version can also be found here, created by the Emmitsburge Area Historical Society.