Summary: Works consisting of a calendar of days, weeks, and months, together with information such as astronomical data, various statistics, etc. (From Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing, 2d ed)

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  1. Curth L. The medical content of English almanacs 1640-1700. J Hist Med Allied Sci. 2005;60:255-82 pubmed
    ..of contemporary medical beliefs and practices, they have failed to properly recognize the effect that almanacs had on early modern medicine...
  2. Saumande P. [About "Almanach de la Pharmacie Brunot", pharmaceutical advertising in "Limousin" at the beginning of the XXth century]. Rev Hist Pharm (Paris). 2002;50:451-60 pubmed
    ..It is not abnormal and advertising were numerous during the first fifty years of the century. ..
  3. Gomes M. [Selling health! A new look at old-time pharmacy almanacs]. Hist Cienc Saude Manguinhos. 2006;13:1007-18 pubmed
    Offering images of pharmaceutical products and marketing strategies, pharmacy almanacs are a valuable source when researching the history of medications...