Saturday, January 08, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions (and Last Week's)

I realized that I forgot to post acquisitions last week, so this covers the period from Christmas on:

- The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War by James Bradley (Back Bay Books, 2010). Gift.

- Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America by Roger Tory Peterson (Houghton Mifflin, 2010). Amazon.

- The Axe and the Oath: Ordinary Life in the Middle Ages by Robert Fossier (Princeton University Press, 2010). Brattle Bookshop.

- Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, and the Genius of the Royal Society; edited by Bill Bryson (William Morrow, 2010). Brattle.

- Voltaire's Calligrapher by Pablo De Santis (Harper Perennial, 2010). Brattle.

- The English Lakes: A History by Ian Thompson (Bloomsbury, 2010). Brattle.

- The Sherlockian by Graham Moore (Twelve, 2010). Barnes & Noble.

- Another edition of Telemaque, this a French/German edition published at Ulm, 1811. Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts.

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