When New Year’s Day dawned in Turin in 1854, the subscribers to Don Bosco’s Catholic Readings (Letture Cattoliche) were in for a pleasant andunexpected surprise.
Each subscriber received a free copy of his latest publication, The Gentleman’s Almanac (II Galantuomo).
Reference time period: 1854 – 1879
M. Ribotta, Don Bosco’s venture into popular education-The Gentleman’s Almanac, in «Journal of Salesian Sudies» 2 (1991) 2, 55-77.
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