1938 EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF THE ALL ENGLAND WOMENS' HOCKEY ASSOCIATION TEAM TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA HANDWRITTEN BY THE TEAM GOALIE

By: GRETA HUGGINS

Price: $3,255.99

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On offer is a superb 1938 manuscript relic of the All England Women's Hockey Association team tour of New Zealand Australia handwritten by Greta Huggins, who was the team's goalie. The author does a fantastic job of detailing the trip from the boarding of the out going ship to the return and everything in between on 254 hand numbered pages. Dated April 28th through September 16th 1938 the book states at the outset "A.E.W.H.A. Hockey Team Including the Official Touring Team Tour of New Zealand and the Unofficial Tour of Australia." He narrative describes all the trials and tribulations of a big group of young women travelling around thee world and confined together for almost five months. The diary starts on a more official level but it becomes Greta's diary very soon. A great read and a great adventure for the women. The 9 x 7 inch book is in excellent shape save for some dings and scuffs to the cover.

Title: 1938 EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF THE ALL ENGLAND WOMENS' HOCKEY ASSOCIATION TEAM TOUR OF NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA HANDWRITTEN BY THE TEAM GOALIE

Author Name: GRETA HUGGINS

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript, 20th Century Diary,

Publisher: ASEA NEW ZEALAND AUSTRALIA, 1938

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001981

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