Saturday, May 26, 2012

This Week's Acquisitions

- The Orphanmaster by Jean Zimmerman (Viking, 2012). Publisher.

- Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News by Dan Rather (Grand Central, 2012). Publisher.

- The Day the World Discovered the Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus by Mark Anderson (Da Capo, 2012). Publisher.

- The Library of Edward Gibbon: A Catalogue by Sir Geoffrey Keynes (St. Paul's Bibliographies, 1980). Colophon Book Shop.

- Isaiah Thomas: Printer, Patriot and Philanthropist, 1749-1831 by Clifford Kenyon Shipton (Leo Hart, 1948). Colophon Book Shop.

- A Catalogue of Books and Pamphlets from the Library of Maurice Buxton Forman (Quaritch Catalogue No. 926, 1973). Colophon Book Shop.

- Books in Manuscript: A Short Introduction to their Study and Use by Falconer Madan (Haskell House, 1968). Colophon Book Shop.

- The Moving Market: Continuity and Change in the Book Trade; edited by Peter Isaac and Barry McKay (Oak Knoll Press, 2002). Colophon Book Shop.

- The Great EB: The Story of the Encyclopaedia Britannica by Herman Kogan (University of Chicago Press, 1958). Carlson & Turner.

- The Nutmeg of Consolation by Patrick O'Brian (W.W. Norton, 1991). Carlson & Turner.

- The Truelove by Patrick O'Brian (W.W. Norton, 1993). Carlson & Turner.

- The Notebook of John Smibert (MA Historical Society, 1969). Carlson & Turner.

1 comment:

Peter K Steinberg said...

An inspiring week of acquisitions.

pks