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1917 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF A SEASONED TRAVELER TO JAPAN WHO GIVES THE IMPRESSION THAT HE LOVES THE COUNTRY BUT THINKS IT WOULD BE BETTER OFF WITHOUT JAPANESE PEOPLE

By: [HEWSTONE] REMY RAYMENTON

Price: $2,455.99

Publisher: Japan, 1917

Seller ID: 0001233

Condition: Good+


On offer is an original manuscript 1917 travel diary handwritten effort by 'Remy' Raymenton, the husband of Hazel, travelers with a propensity for world travel during World War I. This 1917 diary dated May 19th 1917 through November with 89 pages of entries is entirely about their time in Japan save for the trip home to America. ***However one must note the book begins stating it is volume two of the Japan trip; volume one is absent and missing and thusly there is a gap ... View more info

1934 - 1938 ORIGINAL DEPRESSION ERA MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG MAN AT THE BEGINNING OF HIS FORMIDABLE CAREER

By: [PROFESSOR] RAYMOND GUSTAV HOOPS

Price: $1,255.99

Publisher: HAMLER OHIO OH, 1934

Seller ID: 0002135

Condition: Good+


On offer is a super, original five year, 1934 to 1938, Depression Era manuscript diary handwritten by a young Hamler Ohio man named Raymond Gustav Hoops, 21 years old in 1934, the first year of the diary. Of German ancestry and from a very large family, his father was Gust Hoops and his mother Erma Hoops. The 1930 census informs that he as the only son of six: his sisters were Hattie, Amelia, Montana, Marian and Lulu. The 1940 census shows him as a lodger in the Hayes h... View more info

1937 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A FRUSTRATED AND DEPRESSED TEENAGE GIRL, DISCOVERING HER SEXUALITY AS SHE FALLS IN LOVE WITH HER FEMALE TEACHER, AND ACTS OUT IN STRANGE AND UNPREDICTABLE WAYS

By: _____ GOODWIN

Price: $3,355.99

Publisher: LACONIA, MANCHESTER, CONCORD, CONNECTICUT, CT, 1937

Seller ID: 0009138

Condition: Good +


On offer is a unique and very interesting diary, that of a young, depressed teenage girl from New Hampshire. The diary paints a tortured picture of the young woman, who is a lesbian in a time long before it was even remotely socially acceptable. She speaks often of her secret crush and love for a woman named Irene who gives her piano lessons. The crush does not manifest itself in a healthy way, as evidenced by one moment in which the author tacks a dead robin to the head... View more info