Saturday, October 18, 2008

This Week's Acquisitions

A few new titles this week (a couple of which I'll explain tomorrow):

- Champlain's Dream by David Hackett Fischer (Simon & Schuster, 2008). Simon & Schuster.

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Memoirs of Andrew Jackson, Late Major-General and Commander in Chief of the Southern Division of the Army of the United States by John Henry Eaton (Boston: Charles Ewer, 1828). Brattle.

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A World of Letters: Yale University Press, 1908-2008 by Nicholas A. Basbanes (Yale University Press, 2008). Brattle.

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The Drillmaster of Valley Forge: The Baron de Steuben and the Making of the American Army by Paul Douglas Lockhart (Collins, 2008). Brattle.

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Men of Letters in Colonial Maryland by J. A. Leo Lemay (University of Tennessee Press, 1972). Brattle.

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Early American Literature and Culture: Essays Honoring Harrison T. Meserole; edited by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola (University of Delaware Press, 1992). Brattle.

- The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century by John Brewer (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997). Commonwealth.

- Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach (W.W. Norton, 2006). Commonwealth.

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Seven XVIIIth Century Bibliographies by Iolo Aneurin Williams (Burt Franklin, 1968). Commonwealth.

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