The Library of John Montgomerie, Colonial Governor of New York and New Jersey

University of Delaware Press, 2000 - 215 páginas
"While the inventory reveals much about Montgomerie's attitudes towards learning and literature, it is perhaps more important because most of the books are listed under purchasers' names. Those books paid for in cash are grouped together under the heading, "Cash," but those purchased on credit (most of the collection) are listed according to purchaser. This list of buyers reads like a veritable Who's Who of colonial New York and New Jersey.

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Página 33 - was not a good Bookseller's Shop in any of the Colonies to the Southward of Boston. In New York and Philadelphia the Printers were indeed Stationers, they sold only Paper etc., Almanacs, Ballads, and a few common School Books. Those who lov'd Reading were oblig'd to send for their Books from England.
Página 45 - The martial atchievements of the Scots nation, being an account of the lives, characters, and memorable actions, of such Scotsmen as have signaliz'd themselves by the sword at home and abroad, and a survey of the military transactions wherein Scotland or Scotsmen have been remarkably concern'd, from the first establishment of the Scots monarchy to this present time. Edinburgh: R. Freebairn,

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Kevin J. Hayes is currently Associate Professor of English at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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