Saturday, August 04, 2012

This Week's Acquisitions

The other Boston books have now arrived, rounding out that trip.

From Publisher:

Future Perfect by Steven Johnson (Riverhead, 2012).

From Amazon (used):

Anatomy of an Auction: Rare Books at Ruxley Lodge, 1919 by Arthur Freeman and Janet Ing Freeman (The Book Collector, 1990).

From Raven:

- Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640-1700 by Susan Dwyer Amussen (UNC Press, 2007).

- Aldus & His Dream Book by Helen Barolini (Italica Press, 2008).

- 1812: War with America by Jon Latimer (HUP, 2010).

- The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States by Gordon S. Wood (Penguin, 2011).

- Fissures in the Rock: New England in the Seventeenth Century by Richard Archer (UNH Press, 2001).

- The American Manufactory: Art, Labor, and the World of Things in the Early Republic by Laura Rigal (Princeton University Press, 2001).

- Prints for Books: Book Illustration in France, 1760-1800 by Antony Griffiths (British Library, 2004).

- The Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624; edited by Peter C. Mancall (UNC Press, 2007).

- The Papers of William Thornton, Volume I: 1781-1802; edited by C. M. Harris (University Press of Virginia, 1995).

- Letterbook of Greg & Cunningham, 1756-57: Merchants of New York and Belfast; edited by Thomas M. Truxes (British Academy, 2001).

- The Fable of the Bees by Bernard Mandeville (Liberty Fund, 1988).

From Commonwealth Books:

- Biography of a Colonial Town: Hamilton, Bermuda, 1790-1897 by Jean de Chantal Kennedy (Bermuda Book Stores, 1963).

- Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul by John Barry (Viking, 2012).