Printed almanac with thread-stitched binding, published by 'Zuijitang' in Guangzhou city. Dated to the 'dingchou' year of the Chinese Cycle of Sixty, which is equivalent to 1937.

It is used to help select auspicious dates and times for important events such as weddings, funerals, opening new business, home refurbishment, travelling, and even a good day for installing a shrine at home.

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