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1914 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF A HUSBAND AND WIFE WHO WITNESS THE ONSET OF WORLD WAR I IN LONDON AND PARIS

By: HAZEL and REMY RAYMENTON

Price: $3,155.99

Publisher: LONDON PARIS, 1914

Seller ID: 0001213

Condition: Good


On offer is an original manuscript World War I diary handwritten by Hazel and 'Remy' Raymenton, travelers with a front row seat to observe the outbreak of World War I in both England and France. Also unique: the diary is a combined effort with Hazel and Remy providing observations and insights offering a sensational perspective from the two individuals. Collectors and historians of the era will be hard pressed to find a more impressive telling of the outbreak of war as they are in Britain as tensions rise and then they find themselves in Paris as the Germans invade France. [We list separately ... View more info

1898 AND 1899 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARIES COMPLETELY FULL BY THE HAND OF A 9 OR 10 YEAR OLD SEACONIA NEW HAMPSHIRE GIRL

By: Ina A. Eastman, 10 Year Old Girl

Price: $859.99

Publisher: 1898

Seller ID: 00064

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Two handwritten diaries written by a very young child, Ina (or Ira?) A. Eastman, of Seaconia, New Hampshire. At first, I thought these were written by a boy, but at the end on the 1899 diary, there are mentions of ribbons and fabric in the memo section. The other diary is from 1898. The child wrote everyday, but never mentioned a birthday. She seems to have been about 9 or 10 years old. Some examples of her writing are below: It is a nice day. Henry Courser stayed here last night. Mamma, Jay and I have been down to grandpas. Papa finished drawing wood today. It is a nice day. Willis Smith has ... View more info

1920s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF A PROFESSIONAL WORLD TRAVELER'S MEMORIES OF THE PEOPLE HE HAS MET WHILE ABROAD

By: WILLIAM A. BROOKS

Price: $1,255.99

Publisher: 1920

Seller ID: 0002000

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a charming, original manuscript relic of an early 20th Century travel by author, lecturer and professional world traveler William A. Brooks of Wellesley Hills Massachusetts. While not a journal of a particular trip or tour Brooks writes a wonderful account of the many, many people he has met over the years and from the many countries he has visited. This travel journal is typed, likely from handwritten notes and likely prepared for publication though we cannot find any such publications. Brooks was a noted speaker and casual research finds numerous mentions of his holding lectures ... View more info