Saturday, August 16, 2008

This Week's Acquisitions

Mostly well-behaved again this week.

- The Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian, 1773-1774: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion (Colonial Williamsburg Press, 1965). Commonwealth Books

Travels in North America, in the years 1780, 1781, and 1782 by Fran├žois Jean, Marquis de Chastellux (University of North Carolina Press, 1963). Commonwealth Books

- Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776 by Jon Butler (Harvard University Press, 2001). Commonwealth Books

- The Whiskey Rebels: A Novel by David Liss (Random House, forthcoming). Random House (for LT's Early Reviewers)


matthew collins said...

where did you find these?

JBD said...

The first three were from Commonwealth Books in Boston (I usually put the source at the end of the entry); the fourth from Random House.