Monthly Archives: August 2014

Books added 18th-29th August 2014

The poetry of praise by J.A. Burrow Reading Piers Plowman by Emily Steiner On the laws and governance of England by Sir John Fortescue ; edited by Shelley Lockwood The syntax and semantics of the verb in classical Greek : … Continue reading

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Books added 15th August 2014

Pronouncing Gaelic-English dictionary compiled by Neil MacAlpine (this, the several below, until the Collinson, and some others are from the Bequest of Jean Wilks) An omelette and a glass of wine by Elizabeth David Seventy letters: some hitherto untranslated texts … Continue reading

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Books added 13th August 2014

Stalin and Europe: imitation and domination, 1928-1953 edited by Timothy Snyder and Ray Brandon (On Display) The hours before dawn by Celia Fremlin (Old Somervillian; On Display) Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything by Steven D. … Continue reading

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Books added 5th August 2014

Russian California, 1806-1860: a history in documents. 2 vols. compiled and edited by James R. Gibson and Alexei A. Istomin, with the assistance of Valery A. Tishkov; translated by James R. Gibson (Hakluyt Society, Ser. III, Vols. 26 and 27) … Continue reading

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