Saturday, August 01, 2009

This Week's Acquisitions

Here's what came this week, mostly the products of last weekend's bookshop circuit (the last for a while, thanks to the new sales tax hike), plus some review copies.

- The King's Gold by Arturo Perez-Reverte (Plume, 2009). Publisher.

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The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas Brinkley (Harper, 2009). Publisher.

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The Painter of Battles by Arturo Perez-Reverte (Random House, 2009). Harvard Bookstore.

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The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe (OUP, 1998). Raven.

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The Castle of Otranto: A Gothic Story by Horace Walpole (OUP, 1998). Raven.

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Mary and The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (OUP, 2007). Raven.

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American Transcendentalism: A History by Philip F. Gura (Hill and Wang, 2007). Raven.

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Athanasius Kircher: The Last Man Who Knew Everything by Paula Findlen (Routledge, 2004). Commonwealth.

- Declaration of Independence: A Checklist of Books, Pamphlets, and Periodicals, Printing the U.S. Declaration of Independence, 1776-1825. With an appendix checklist of American Newspapers printing the Declaration of Independence by Stephen M. Matyas, Jr. (Privately Published, 2009). Commonwealth.

- The Enlightenment of Joseph Priestley: A Study of His Life and Work from 1733 to 1773 by Robert E. Schofield (Penn State University Press, 1997). Brattle.

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Early Printed Book Labels: A Catalogue of Dated Personal Labels and Gift Labels Printed in Britain to the Year 1760 by Brian North Lee (Private Library Association, 1976). Brattle.

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The Untilled Garden: Natural History and the Spirit of Conservation in America, 1740-1840 by Richard W. Judd (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Brattle.

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