Saturday, March 13, 2010

This Week's Acquisitions

Here's what appeared this week, some thanks to a Booksmith run during the brief spate of nice weather last weekend, but most from the gift certificate I won in the Biblio.com Twitter "Book Hunt" a few weeks ago (which I encourage all to play, it's great fun!).

- The American Future: A History by Simon Schama (Ecco, 2009). Brookline Booksmith.

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A Modest Proposal and Other Satires by Jonathan Swift (Prometheus, 1994). Brookline Booksmith.

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Increase Mather: A Bibliography of His Works by Thomas James Holmes (Martino, 2003). Powell's Books, via Biblio.

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Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865 by Richard D. Brown (OUP, 1991). Redux Books, via Biblio.

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First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence by Sheila L. Skemp (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009). BookHolders, via Biblio.

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Literary Culture in Early New England, 1620-1730 by Thomas Goddard Wright (Russell & Russell, 1966). Dragon's Head Books, via Biblio.

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George Washington's False Teeth: An Unconventional Guide to the Eighteenth Century by Robert Darnton (W.W. Norton, 2003). Escape Routes Books, via Biblio.

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