Author:MAYO, LESLIE ARNOLD

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1932 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF ONE ENGLISH ENGINEER'S SURVEYING AND SOJOURN IN SOUTHERN RHODESIA

By: MAYO, LESLIE ARNOLD

Price: $2,285.99

Publisher: SOUTHERN RHODESIA ZIMBABWE AFRICA, 1932

Seller ID: 0001773

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an interesting 1932 original manuscript diary handwritten by a young English mining engineer named Leslie Arnold Mayo, while surveying in Southern Rhodesia [currently Zimbabwe]. Using a large page per day 'Roneo Indexed Diaries', Mayo begins January 28th through to October 27th and while sparsely written with about 64 days of notes, there are many interesting entries: he mentions walking to Zaka hoping his 'desertion case' will be taken in the afternoon, borrowing a jacket so as not to be in contempt of court, and 'the boy got one month's hard for being absent without leaveā€¦.Ther... View more info

1928 - 1929 ORIGINAL PAIR [2] OF MANUSCRIPT DIARIES OF AN ENGLISH ENGINEER'S TIME TIN MINING, TIGER HUNTING AND TRAVELING IN SIAM

By: MAYO, LESLIE ARNOLD

Price: $3,585.99

Publisher: SIAM THAILAND SOUTH EAST ASIA, 1928

Seller ID: 0001775

Condition: Very Good


On offer are an interesting pair [2] of 1928 and 1929 original manuscript diaries handwritten by a young English mining engineer named Leslie Arnold Mayo, while working in Siam. Using a large page per day 'Roneo Indexed Diaries', he writes approximately 311 entries in the 1928 diary and 235 entries in the 1929 diary, ranging from a single line to a full-page, usually at least a paragraph or two ending with his return to Dover on 3 October 1929, with occasional entries made while in Europe to the conclusion of the calendar year. The author provides a unique 'yin and yang' look at his time in As... View more info