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.
Acts added America Amsterdam Archibald Campbell assembly auction Britain British Burnet catalogue Chancery Charles Church City civil Colden Collected Colonial common concerning containing copy council court death Dictionary early Edinburgh editions through 1730 England English Essays Europe Folio France FRANÇOIS French George governor Henry Histoire interests inventory Italy James Alexander James De Lancey James Favier James Orem JEAN Jersey John Chambers John Lindesay John Miln Joseph Murray King kingdoms later Letters Lewis literature lives London Lords Louis Memoirs Montgomerie Morris natural New-York oeuvres original Paris passim Paul Philadelphia PIERRE Plays Poems Poetry political possible editions present Printed published purchased Queen reign relating religion Remarks reports Richard Roman Rome Sabin Samuel Scotland Smith Society sold Spain THOMAS Tonson Translated treatise University Press variously titled vols volume voyages William Dick Wing wrote York
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,