The 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, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Robert Chambers
W. & R. Chambers Limited, 1832 - Anecdotes
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It is clearly later than 1881, since it mentions the winter of 1880-81 as having been very severe (p. 761 footnote). There apparently was an 1882 edition (see http://books.google.com/books?id=BYVxQfjZG_IC&pg=PA122&lpg=PA122 footnote).

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This is neither 1832 edition nor a reproductions from 1906, as GB and WorldCat suggest. The actual first edition did not appear until 1863, so it could not possibly have been dated 1832. Furthermore, when eliminating the distraction of the library stamp on the title page, the third digit is clearly an 8, so this is the 1888 edition. The last digit does not look anything like a 2, it is a lot closer to a 3 or an 8, since there is no 1883 edition. 

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The Hyperlinked & Searchable Chambers' 1869 'The Book of Days'
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UW-Madison Libraries: The Book of Days: Vol. 1, page 518.
Chambers's Book of Days. Philadelphia: jb lippincott&co., 1879. Vol. 1, page 518. Copyright 2000 Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
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The Book of Days
Extracts from The Book of Days. A miscellany of Popular Antiquities. edited by R. Chambers. 1863
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