Saturday, February 12, 2011

This Week's Acquisitions

- Letterwriting In Renaissance England by Alan Stewart and Heather Wolfe (University of Washington Press, 2005). Harvard Bookstore.

- Global Interests: Renaissance Art between East and West by Lisa Jardine and Jerry Brotton (Cornell University Press, 2000). Harvard Bookstore.

- The Book of My Life by Girolamo Cardano (NYRB Classics, 2002). Harvard Bookstore.

- I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould (Harmony, 2002). Raven.

- Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould (Harmony, 2002). Raven.

- Sweet Water and Bitter: The Ships That Stopped the Slave Trade by Sian Rees (New Hampshire University Press, 2011). Publisher.

- The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine by Simon Price and Peter Thonemann (Viking, 2011). Publisher.

- Shirley Jackson: Novels and Stories; edited by Joyce Carol Oates (Library of America, 2010). Amazon.

- Redwall by Brian Jacques (Philomel, 2007). Amazon.

- Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates by Adrian Johns (University of Chicago Press, 2010). Amazon.

- Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011). Publisher.

- A new Telemachus, this a very pretty little two-volume edition published at Berwick in 1765. eBay.

- Memoir of the Northern Kingdom, Written, A.D. 1872 by the late Rev. Williamson Jahsenykes, LL.D. and Hon. Member of the Royal American Board of Literature, in six letters to his son [by William Jenks] (Quebeck, A.D. 1901 [Boston: Ferrand & Mallory, 1808]). Garrett Scott. (More on this one soon).

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