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1968 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN IRANIAN-AMERICAN DOCTOR WHO ANSWERS THE CALL BACK HOME TO ASSIST AFTER THE DEVASTING DASHT-E BAYAZ AND FERDOWS EARTHQUAKES

By: UNIDENTIFED.

Price: $4,055.99

Publisher: IRAN, 1968

Seller ID: 0009187

Condition: Good+


On offer is a fascinating, original manuscript diary handwritten by an American medical doctor of Iranian origin from Wilmington, North Carolina, containing a powerful account of the 1968 earthquake aftermath in Iran, and his participation in relief efforts. The Dasht-e Bayaz and Ferdows earthquake occurred in August 1968 causing massive destruction and killing between 7000 and 12000 people. The doctor, whose name is unknown, but who likely worked in Wilmington's Cape Fear Hospital, flew to Teheran on the 10th of September to join efforts organized by the Red Lion and Sun Society, then a membe... View more info

1933 FASCINATING DARKLY CYNICAL HANDWRITTEN JOURNAL WITH DOZENS OF ORIGINAL SKETCHES, CARICATURES, JOKES AND LYRICAL POEMS AUTHORED BY AN ARDENT IRISH PATRIOT, CRITIC OF CORRUPT POLITICIANS EXPRESSING THE MOOD OF MANY IRISH CATHOLICS ON THE NEW DEAL

By: UNIDENTIFED.

Price: $5,455.99

Publisher: PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA, 1933

Seller ID: 0008017

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a superb highly original journal by an unidentified author with entries made from December 1932 to March 1933, all pages are densely filled with text and pictures, interlacing harsh political criticism and caustic humor with lyrical poems and patriotic pro-Irish addresses. Though there is no author's name or personal details in the journal, it may be understood from the text that he was of Irish origin, had catholic education and, most probably, belonged to clergy and likely high ranking as he mentions spending some time in Richmond-on-the-James in Virginia - at the end of the jou... View more info

1802 FASCINATING ORIGINAL VERY EARLY 19th CENTURY 'ALMANACK' WITH MANUSCRIPT NOTES AND SOME ENIGMATIC CODED MESSAGES PERHAPS INDICATING SOME POST REVOLUTIONARY PARANOIA

By: UNIDENTIFED.

Price: $2,355.99

Publisher: Claverack, New York, 1802

Seller ID: 0008042

Condition: Good +


On offer is a marvelous printed almanac from 1802. Containing 38 printed pages and 20 handwritten pages, it is an outstanding glimpse into what people considered important information. Paper bound, it measures 6 1/2 inches by 4 inches. The paper is in very good condition. There is a small burn scar on the leading edge of the pages but it is limited to the blank margin area. The 20 handwritten pages are about 40% complete. The volume is titled Stoddard's Diary: OR THE COLUMBIA ALMANACK, For the Year of our LORD 1802: It notes that it is the 'second year of the 19th Century and of American indep... View more info

1887 SUPER, ORIGINAL MANASCRIPT DIARY AND SHIP'S LOG FROM THE UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE OF A PETTY OFFICER ON TWO OF HER MAJESTY'S SHPS - THALIA AND EDINBURGH

By: UNIDENTIFED.

Price: $4,455.99

Publisher: 1887

Seller ID: 0007024

Condition: Good+


On offer is a superb, original ship-board journal kept by a British Royal Navy sailor in the late 19th Century. It is a handwritten volume, about 180 completely filled pages. The unidentified author is left England on board HMS Thalia, a Royal Navy warship. While the author of this journal is unknown from context, it is clear that he is not an officer. He works on the ships electrical systems. He notes at one point that his last visit to Malta had been seventeen years earlier. This would suggest that he may be a Petty Officer. Petty officers were seamen who had been "rated" to fill a p... View more info

1918 ORIGINAL NORTH-WEST OREGON MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A CHARMING WOMAN WHO MANAGES TO KEEP A SENSE OF GRACE AND HUMOUR WHILE SHE AND HER SISTER DEAL WITH HARDSCRAP LIVES AND THE DARK BACKDROP OF A TERRIBLE WAR

By: UNIDENTIFED.

Price: $3,355.99

Publisher: MCMINNVILLE, OREGON, 1918

Seller ID: 0008140

Condition: Good


On offer is a delightful diary dating to WWI. Coming from the American west, this diary measures 5.75 inches by 4 inches and contains 365 pages. It is 90% complete. The cover and the pages are in good condition and all pages are intact. The back cover and the spine have separated from the binding but the front cover remains attached. The handwriting is legible. Also included with the diary are three black and white photographs. They depict 2 couples and a single picture of a woman. There is no annotation or identification with them. The diary is written by an unknown woman from the area aroun... View more info

1923 UNUSUAL, ORIGINAL SPANISH LANGUAGE TRAVEL DIARY DETAILING A PAIR OF FRIENDS DRIVING A MODEL T FORD FROM ST. LOUIS TO COLUMIBIA MISSOURI

By: UNIDENTIFED.

Price: $1,185.99

Publisher: ST. LOUIS TO COLUMBIA MISSOURI, 1923

Seller ID: 0008207

Condition: Good +


On offer is a fascinating journal written by a young man describing an auto trip shortly after WWI. This small journal / notebook measures 8 inches by 6 inches and contains 16 pages and a number of clear, annotated black and white photographs. The pages are 100% complete. The cover and pages are in very good condition. The handwriting is neat and legible. It is written in Spanish. The journal is entitled Aventuras En Un Ford or Adventures in a Ford. The author is known only as Marcelino. There is no other information about him. Written in 1923, it describes a car trip he took with a friend in ... View more info