Saturday, December 05, 2009

This Week's Acquisitions

This is another batch mostly from the print-on-demand machine at Harvard Bookstore, which I'm finding awfully useful.

- Hermsprong; or, Man as He is Not. A novel. In two volumes; by Robert Bage (Dublin: printed by Brett Smith, for P. Wogan, P. Byrne, J. Moore, and J. Rice, 1796). HB.

- Books Fatal to Their Authors by P. H. Ditchfield (London : Elliot Stock, 62, Paternoster Row, 1895). HB.

- Bermuda Past and Present: A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Somers Islands by Walter Brownell Hayward (New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1912). HB.

- Vortigern, an Historical Tragedy, in five acts; ... and Henry the Second, an Historical Drama. Supposed to be written by the author of Vortigern by William Henry Ireland (London : printed for J. Barker; B. White; T. Egerton; and R. Faulder, [1799]). HB.

- John Dunton's Letters from New-England (Boston: [Prince Society], 1867). HB.

- Tamerlane and Other Poems by Edgar Allan Poe (Boston: Calvin F.S. Thomas, 1827). Christie's. [heh - couldn't resist]

- The Library of Isaac Newton by John Harrison (Cambridge University Press, 2008). Amazon.

- The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt (Knopf, 2009). Publisher.


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