Saturday, July 03, 2010

This Week's Acquisitions

A real hodgepodge this week:

- American Literature in the Colonial and National Periods by Lorenzo Sears (Burt Franklin, 1970). Commonwealth.

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Bermuda Journey: A Leisurely Guide Book by W. S. Zuill (Bermuda Book Stores, 1946). Commonwealth.

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I says, says I; a novel by Thinks-I-To-Myself [i.e. Edward Nares] (Boston, published by Bradford and Read; and Anthony Finley, Philadelphia. Oct. 17, 1812). Franklin Gilliam Rare Books.

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John Stark: Maverick General by Ben Z. Rose (TreeLine Press, 2007). Book cart.

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Correspondence and American Literature, 1770-1865 by Elizabeth Hewitt (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Book cart.

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Surreptitious Printing in England, 1550-1640 by Denis B. Woodfield (Bibliographical Society of America, 1973). Colophon Books.

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Last of the Rare Book Game by George Sims (Holmes Publishing, 1990). Colophon.

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Publishing, Printing, and the Origins of Intellectual Life in Russia, 1700-1800 by Gary Marker (Princeton University Press, 1985). Colophon.

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The Book Encompassed: Studies in Twentieth-Century Bibliography; edited by Peter Hobley Davison (St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1998). Colophon.

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Alfred William Pollard: A Selection of his Essays; edited by Fred W. Roper (Scarecrow Press, 1976). Colophon.

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Bookbinding in Early America: Seven Essays on Masters and Methods by Hannah D. French (AAS, 1986). Colophon.

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A Critical Edition of the Private Diaries of Robert Proctor: The Life of a Librarian at the British Museum; edited by J. H. Bowman (Edwin Mellen Press, 2010). Publisher.

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