August 2014 New Arrivials

I know I put it out on twitter and instagram what we've been shelving up in the bookstore, but to make it easier if you have various interests in your book collecting I've put together a list of the things we've gotten in with a few helpful links in case you're not sure what I'm talking about. These are just the topics I can recall of the top of my head from the last month.

  • Magic (slight of hand and illusionist)
  • Black History and African American Biographies
  • Circus and Carnivals, including photo books on carousel art
  • P.T. Barnum Biographies
  • Continental Congressional Records of the American Revolution
  • History of the American Old West
  • Biographies of Wild West outlaws and lawmen (especially Billy the Kid and Wild Bill Hickok)
  • Hardcover Mysteries from the 40s and 50s, writers like Sax Rohmer (Fu Manchu), Edgar Wallace, Christopher Morley, Raphael Sabatini (Captain Blood)
  • True Crime stories, including bank robbers like John Dillinger
  • Ghosts and Hauntings
  • Middle Eastern and Ottoman Empire history
  • French History
  • Military Uniforms
  • Art Technique and Monographs
  • Jazz and Blues history
  • World War I, especially aviation warfare
  • Chess