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1937 & 1938 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARIES OF A YOUNG BRITISH GIRL BOARDING AT A NORWICH RELIGIOUS SCHOOL

By: ZITA PHILLIPS

Price: $1,355.99

Publisher: FAKENHAM NORWICH NORFOLK ENGLAND UK, 1937

Seller ID: 0001294

Condition: Good


On offer are two [2] original manuscript diaries, that are very interesting on many levels, handwritten by Miss Zita Phillips a young English school girl, fourteen or fifteen we guess, who boards, even though her family lives close by, in what appears to be a religious all girls school in Fakenham, near Norwich in Norfolk England. A casual reading tells one that she is of a wealthy family, her father teaches occasionally at high school level, the family travels in higher... View more info

1909 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A TRIP TO THE SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR BY A 14 YEAR OLD LOS ANGELES GIRL AND FAMILY

By: ZOLA GRACE STRAWSER

Price: $2,455.99

Publisher: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 1909

Seller ID: 0008050

Condition: Good


On offer is an outstanding travel journal written by a young girl in California, in the early years of the 20th century. This well-written journal measures 9.25 inches by 7.5 inches and contains 60 pages. It is 60% complete. The cover and pages are in good condition and the handwriting is legible and quite easy to read. Also included is a black and white photograph, a map/itinerary and a number of newspaper clippings - all in very good condition. The author is Zola Grace... View more info

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