Orion’s Prophetic Guide / Orion’s Almanac

Editor:

  • Orion (pseud.) (all issues)

Publication credits:

  • Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., Stationers’ Hall Court, London; J. S. Clarke, Market-Place, Peterborough (1856-7)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court; Whittaker & Co., Ave Maria Lane; John Renshaw, 38, Gracechurch Street, London / R. Gardner, Narrow Bridge Street, Peterborough (1861-2)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court; Whittaker & Co., Ave Maria Lane, London / E. T. Hamblin, Narrow Bridge Street, Peterborough (1865-75)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court; Whittaker & Co., Ave Maria Lane, London / J. S. Clarke, Market-Place, Peterborough (1876-7)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court; Whittaker & Co., Ave Maria Lane; W. Kent & Co., Paternoster Row, London / G. C. Caster (late J. S. Clarke), Market-Place, Peterborough (1878)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court; W. Kent & Co., Paternoster Row, London / Geo. C. Caster, Market-Place, Peterborough (1879-1887; 1890)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court; W. Kent & Co., Paternoster Row, London / Geo. C. Caster, Printer, Market Place, Peterborough (1888)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. (Ld.), Stationers’ Hall Court; E. Marlborough & Co., Ave Maria Lane; H. Vickers, 317, Strand, London / Fletcher & Son, Norwich / John Heywood, Manchester / J. M. Newcomb, Boston / A. H. Roffe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Geo. Robertson, Melbourne, Sydney, & Adelaide[1] (1891)
  • Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co., Limited, Stationers’ Hall Court, &c., London / Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough (1892)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. (Ld.), Stationers’ Hall Court; E. Marlborough & Co., 51, Old Bailey, E.C., London / Fletcher & Son, Norwich / John Heywood, Manchester / J. M. Newcomb, Boston / A. H. Roffe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Geo. Robertson, Melbourne, Sydney, & Adelaide (1893)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. (Ld.), Stationers’ Hall Court; E. Marlborough & Co., 51, Old Bailey, E.C., London / Fletcher & Son, Norwich / J. Heywood, Manchester / J. M. Newcomb, Boston / A. H. Roffe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Geo. Robertson, Melbourne, Sydney, & Adelaide (1894-5)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. (Ld.), Stationers’ Hall Court; W. Foulsham, 4 Pilgrim Street, E.C.; E. Marlborough & Co., 51, Old Bailey, E.C., London / A. H. Rolfe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Geo. Robertson, Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide (1897)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ld., Stationers’ Hall Court; W. Foulsham, 4 Pilgrim Street, E.C.; E. Marlborough & Co., 51, Old Bailey, E.C., London / Fletcher & Son, Norwich / J. Heywood; Morris & Co., Ld., Manchester / A. H. Rolfe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Chas. Bamford, Melbourne / Geo. Robertson, Sydney and Adelaide / Juta, Cape Town / The Cleveland Publishing Co., New York (1898-9)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ld., Stationers’ Hall Court, London; and other Wholesale Houses, London / Fletcher & Son, Norwich / J. Heywood, Manchester / A. H. Rolfe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Chas. Bamford, Melbourne / Geo. Robertson, Sydney and Adelaide / The Cleveland Publishing Co., New York / Juta, Cape Town (1904-5)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ld., Stationers’ Hall Court, London; and other Wholesale Houses, London / A. H. Rolfe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Chas. Bamford, Melbourne / Geo. Robertson, Sydney and Adelaide / The Cleveland Publishing Co., New York / Juta, Cape Town (1906)
  • Printed and Published by Geo. C. Caster, Market Place, Peterborough / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., Stationers’ Hall Court, London; and other Wholesale Houses, London / A. H. Rolfe & Co., 11, Broomfield Street, Boston, U.S.A. / Geo. Robertson & Co., Melbourne, Sydney, & Adelaide / Theosophical Society, New York / Juta, Cape Town (1907)

Full title, holdings and binding format and presentation notes (integrated under a single listing for each year as a result of the year and title being integral and frequent changes occurring to the extended title):

  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide, and British Weather Almanac, for the year 1856; Being Bissextile or Leap Year, and the Twentieth of the Reign of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria; Containing The Rising, Setting, &c., of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; An Astronomical Ephemeris; Correct Tide Tables; Prognostications of the Weather; Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, And Predictions of the Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, An Account of the Eclipses, with a variety of Useful & Scientific matter. Part of a half-leather volume. [Original paper front cover] + [1] + [pp. 2-60] + [original paper rear cover]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide, and British Weather Almanac, for the year 1858; Being the 2nd after Bissextile or Leap Year; and the Twenty-second of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria; Containing the Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, And Predictions of the Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens; List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; “Meditations on the Grand Solar Eclipse,” &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards. [Original paper front cover] + [1] + [pp. 2-60] + [original paper rear cover]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide and British Weather Almanac, for the Year 1861, Being the First After Bissextile or Leap Year, and The Twenty-fifth of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria: Containing The Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards. [1] + [2-60]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide and British Weather Almanac, for the Year 1862, Being the Second After Bissextile or Leap Year, and The Twenty-sixth of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria: Containing The Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (leather scuffed at extremities of spine and outer corners of boards). [1] + [pp. 2-60]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide and British Weather Almanac, for the Year 1865, Being the First After Bissextile or Leap Year, And the Twenty-ninth of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria: Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (extremities of spine scuffed; wear to edges and outer corners of boards). [1] + [pp. 2-60]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide and British Weather Almanac, for the Year 1866, Being the Second After Bissextile or Leap Year, And the Thirtieth of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria: Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards. [Original paper front cover, inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-72] + [6 pages of advertisements, inc. original paper rear cover]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide and British Weather Almanac, for the Year 1869, Being the First After Leap Year, And the Thirty-third of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria: Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (leather slightly worn at outer corners). [Original paper front cover, inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-72] + [Original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1870, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c.. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (leather slightly scuffed at extremities). [Original paper front cover, inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-84] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1872 (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1872, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c .; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (worn at upper outer corners). [Original paper front cover, inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-84] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1874[:] Thirty-third year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1874, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; A Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c .; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (slightly worn at outer corners). [Original paper front cover, inc. 1 page of advertisements (diagonal tear, internally patched)] + [1] + [pp. 2-84] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1875[:] Thirty-fourth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris fr the Year 1875, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Tables, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, &c .; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (slightly worn at extremities). [Original paper front cover] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1876. Thirty-fifth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1876, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Tables, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and other Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (scuffed at foot of spine and upper outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1877. Thirty-sixth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1877, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and other Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (spine slanted out of shape). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1878. Thirty-seventh year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1878, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc.; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and other Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to some outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1879. Thirty-Eighth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the Year 1879, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, or Tables of Destiny; The Eclipses and other Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards. [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1881. Fortieth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the year 1881, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, and Table of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to top of spine and outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1883. Forty-Second year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the year 1883, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, and Table of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (scuffing to tops of spine hinges). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1884. Forty-Third year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the year 1884, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, and Table of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Original paper covers (lowest 3 cm of spine chipped away; 8 mm chip lost from top of front hinge and adjacent areas; rear cover close to detaching but still joined in a 1.2 cm central area; 1-inch tear to inner margin of front cover; large chip lost from lower outer margin of rear cover; occasional other slight edge-chipping and tearing to covers; heavy dark-staining to centre of rear cover). [Front cover backed with advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1885. Forty-Fourth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the year 1885, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, and Table of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (wear to top of spine; scuffing to outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1886. Forty-Fifth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the year 1886, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, and Table of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (wear to top of spine; light wear to outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover  (slightly torn at edges) inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover  (slightly chipped), inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1887. Forty-Sixth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Guide, Weather Almanac, and Ephemeris for the year 1887, Containing the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets; Correct Tide Table, Prognostications of the Weather, Winds, Tides, Storms, Earthquakes, etc., A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, List of Fortunate Days, and Table of Destiny; The Eclipses and their Effects, &c., &c. (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (wear to top of spine; scuffing to outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1888. Forty-Seventh year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1888, Being Bissextile, or Leap year, and 52nd year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Moveable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions. Monthly Prophetic Observations, Birthday Information. Planetary Influences, Solar and Lunar aspects to the Planets; the Rising, Southing, Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; correct Tide Tables, Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms; and other convulsions of nature. A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a description of the Eclipses and their effects on the Earth and Sea. Hints to Farmers, Gardeners and others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; And many other Tables, with a variety of useful information that will act as a guide all through the year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to extremities of spine; wear to upper outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1890. Forty-Ninth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1890, Being the second year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and 54th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Moveable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences, and Daily Birthday Information; Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; the Rising, Southing, Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms; and other Convulsions of Nature. A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a description of the Eclipses, and their effects on the Earth and Sea. Hints to Farmers, Gardeners and others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a guide throughout the year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards. [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1891. Fiftieth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1891, Being the third year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and 55th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Moveable Feasts and Festivals Chronology, and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences, and Daily Birthday Information; Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; the Rising, Southing, Setting of the Sun, Moon, and Planets throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms; and other convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a description of the Eclipses, and their effects on the Earth and Sea. Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a guide throughout the year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to some outer corners). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1892, Being Bissextile, or Leap Year, and 56th year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Moveable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology & List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences & Daily Birthday Information; Monthly Prophetic Observations & Quarterly Predictions; Solar & Lunar Aspects to the Planets; the Rising. Southing & Setting of the Sun & Moon throughout the year; Also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms; and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their Effects on the Earth and Sea. Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, and others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards. [1] + [pp. 2-96]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1893. Fifty-Second year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1893 Being the First Year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and the 57th Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Moveable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences and Daily Birthday Information, Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; The Rising, Southing & Setting of the Sun & Moon throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms, and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their Effects on the Earth and Sea; Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (scuffing to extremities of spine and upper outer corners of boards; wear to lower outer corners). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1894. Fifty-Third year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1894. Being the Second Year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and the 58th Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Movable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences and Daily Birthday Information, Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; The Rising, Southing & Setting of the Sun & Moon throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms, and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their Effects on the Earth and Sea; Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year (inner title page), [1893]. Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover (punctured by small hole) inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1895 (Fifty-Fourth year of publication) (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1895 Being the Third Year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and the 59th Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Movable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences and Daily Birthday Information, Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; The Rising, Southing & Setting of the Sun & Moon throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms, and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic, The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their Effects on the Earth and Sea; Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1897[:] A Year of Progress and Anxiety – Fifty-Sixth year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac, Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for the year 1897 Being the First Year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and the 61st Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days Movable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, together with Daily Weather Predictions, Daily Planetary Influences and Daily Birthday Information, Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; The Rising, Southing & Setting of the Sun & Moon throughout the year; also the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms, and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their Effects on the Earth and Sea; Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to outer corners of front board). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1898[:] A Year of Progress and Strange Events – Fifty-Seventh year of publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac Weather Guide and…[2] …Ephemeris for the year 1898 Being the Second Year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and the 62nd Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Movable Feasts & Festivals, Chronology and List of Striking Events, Daily Weather Prediction… …Daily Planetary Influences, and …Daily Birthday Information; Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; The Rising, Southing and Setting of the Sun and Moon throughout the year; the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms, and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their effects on the Earth & Sea; Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others, When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to top of spine and outer corners of boards). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-96] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac 1899[:] A Curious and Eventful Year – Fifty-Eighth Year of Publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac. Weather Guide and Ephemeris for the year 1899. Being the Third Year after Bissextile, or Leap Year, and the 63rd Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days… …Movable Feasts and Festivals, Chronology & List of Striking Events Daily Weather Predictions… Daily Planetary Influences, and …Daily Birthday Information. Monthly Prophetic Observations and Quarterly Predictions; Solar and Lunar Aspects to the Planets; The Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Sun and Moon throughout the year; the Moon’s Changes; Prognostications of Winds, Tides, Storms, and other Convulsions of Nature; A Hieroglyphic; The Fates of Nations, Phenomena of the Heavens, and a Description of the Eclipses, and their effects on the Earth & Sea. Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others, When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year (inner title page). Part of a half-leather volume with paper-covered boards (light wear to outer corners of front board). [Original paper front cover inc. 1 page of advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-104] + [original paper rear cover, inc. 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Almanac. Weather Guide & Ephemeris for the Year 1904. Being Bisextile or Leap Year, and the 4th of the Reign of His Majesty King Edward VII, and the 4th of the 20th Century, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days; Chronology & List of Striking Events; Birthday Information for every day of the year, and an Every Day Guide for the year; Calendar of the Movable Feasts and Festivals; Daily Weather Predictions; Monthly Prophetic Observations; The Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon throughout the year; the Moon’s Changes and Position. Occultations of Stars by the Moon; Quarterly Predictions for the Seasons; Storm Period, Winds, Tidal Information; Time of High Water at London Bridge every day. A Hieroglyphic; Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, & others, When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful, Interesting, and Profitable Information that will act as a Guide throughout the Year – A Fit Companion for the Mansion and Cottage (inner title page)Original paper rear cover and spine only (front cover missing). [1] + [pp. 2-104] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac for 1905[:] A Year of Strange Events, Changes and Government Reforms – 64th Year of Publication (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac. Weather Guide & Ephemeris for the Year 1905. Being the Year after Leap Year, and the 5th of the Reign of His Majesty King Edward VII, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, Striking Events, &c.; Gives the Movable Feasts and Festivals; Birthday Information; an Every Day Guide; Daily Weather Predictions; Monthly Prophetic Observations; Quarterly Notes for the Seasons; The Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon; the Moon’s Changes; Occultations of Stars by the Moon; Time of High Water at London Bridge every day. A Hieroglyphic; Valuable Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, Labourers, and others, when to Sow, Plant, and ensure good crops; Many Important Tables, with a variety of Useful, Interesting, and Profitable Information (inner title page)Original paper covers (front cover chipped at corners and part of outer edge; rear cover chipped at lower outer corner and part of outer edge). [Front cover backed with advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-104] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Prophetic Almanac 1906, Being the 2nd Year after Leap Year, and the 6th of the Reign of His Majesty King Edward VII, containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, with Movable Feasts and Festivals; Birthday Information for every day of the Year; and an Every Day Guide for the Year; Daily Weather Predictions; Monthly Prophetic Observations; The Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon throughout the Year; the Moon’s Changes and Position; Quarterly Predictions for the Seasons; Storm Periods; Time of High Water at London Bridge; Occultations of Stars by the Moon; A Hieroglyphic; Valuable Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, Labourers, and others; When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, And a Variety of Useful, Interesting & Profitable Information (inner title page)Original paper rear cover and spine only (front cover missing; rear cover heavily chipped at outer corners). [1] + [pp. 2-104] + [2 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Orion’s Almanac 1907[:] 66th Year of Publication – A Year of Strange Events, Stormy Debates, and Government Reforms (cover title) / Orion’s Prophetic Almanac 1907, Being the 3rd Year after Leap Year, and the 7th of the Reign of His Majesty King Edward VII – containing Calendar of Remarkable Days, with Movable Feasts and Festivals; Birthday Information for every day of the Year; An Every Day Guide for the Year; Daily Weather Predictions; Monthly Prophetic Observations; The Rising and Setting of the Sun and Moon throughout the Year; the Moon’s Changes and Position; Quarterly Predictions for the Seasons; Storm Periods; Time of High Water Daily at London Bridge; A Hieroglyphic; Valuable Hints to Farmers, Gardeners, Labourers, and others; When to Sow, Plant, and ensure Good Crops; Many Important Tables, And a Variety of Useful, Interesting and Profitable Information (inner title page)Original paper covers (front cover heavily chipped at upper outer corner and mildly along other edges; rear cover heavily chipped at lower outer corner and upper inner corner, with other moderate edge losses). [Front cover backed with advertisements] + [1] + [pp. 2-104] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]

[1] The ‘…’s are as printed in the revised form of the title from 1898 onwards, and are not indicative of a lacuna in the representation of the extended title here

[2] These expanded publication details appear for the first time on the front cover; the details on the inner title page are more limited, as shown in the following year’s issue for which the front cover is missing from the copy in this collection

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