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1 BABEL, ISAAC; AVINS, CAROL J. (EDITOR, INTRODUCTION, NOTES) 1920 Diary.
Yale University Press, New Haven: 1995. 0300070543 / 9780300070545 Second printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Here is the most significant contemporary account of the tragedy of Eastern European Jewry during this period. The Diary also yields important insights into Babel's personal evolution showing his youthful curiosity and his anguish as, frequently concealing his own Jewish identity, he mingled with the victimized Jews of the region's shtetls and with his Cossack comrades. Translated into English from the Russian by H. T. Willetts. 
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2 BABEL, ISAAC; AVINS, CAROL J. (EDITOR, INTRODUCTION, NOTES) 1920 Diary.
Yale University Press, New Haven: 1995. 0300059663 / 9780300059663 Second printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Here is the most significant contemporary account of the tragedy of Eastern European Jewry during this period. The Diary also yields important insights into Babel's personal evolution showing his youthful curiosity and his anguish as, frequently concealing his own Jewish identity, he mingled with the victimized Jews of the region's shtetls and with his Cossack comrades. Translated into English from the Russian by H. T. Willetts. 
Price: 16.39 USD
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3 BALDWIN, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS; LARKIN, JACK & SLOAT, CAROLINE (EDITORS); LARKIN, JACK (INTRODUCTION & TRANSCRIPTION). A Place In My Chronicle: A New Edition Of The Diary Of Christopher Columbus Baldwin, 1829-1835.
American Antiquarian Society, Worchester: 2010. New Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The text of Baldwin's diary is a virtual trip back in time, and this edition with its lively illustrations and helpful identification of the hundreds of people he meets along the way, takes the reader back into Massachusetts in the years between 1829 and 1835. Numerous illustrations and pictures expand the descriptions Baldwin gives readers in his entries. Additionally, Larkin and Sloat use footnotes to explain information, such as dates or places, that audiences may be unfamiliar with. Baldwin's entries detail a wide variety of subjects, including everyday occurrences, such as the weather and places he visited, as well as the obscure and unusual things that amused him. Also discussed are people Baldwin met (with an index in the back describing every person in detail) in addition to his feelings on important subjects, such as slavery and religion, and his passions for books and reading. Larkin and Sloat have restored Baldwin's diary to its most original form, including the format, style and language in which he wrote. Readers will have a thorough understanding of life in Massachusetts in the early republic after reading Baldwin's diary. "The diaries of Christopher Columbus Baldwin have long been among the American Antiquarian Society's nineteenth-century treasures. Baldwin's 'chronicle' now has a modern edition worthy of its invaluable contents, richly illustrated and superbly annotated thanks to the labors of Jack Larkin and Caroline Sloat. In these pages, everyday life in central Massachusetts - courtship and death, career and travel - shares the stage with key national developments of the early republic, from party politics to temperance to phrenology. Through it all, Baldwin reveals the passion for reading and collecting books that made him AAS's ideal librarian at the time and a forebear to all the men and women who have built America's great research collections." - Scott Casper, professor of history, University of Nevada, Reno 
Price: 52.25 USD
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4 BASHKIRTSEFF, MARIE; PARKER, ROZIKA & POLLOCK, GRISELDA (NEW INTRODUCTION). The Journal Of Marie Bashkirtseff.
Virago Press, London: 0860687309 / 9780860687306 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The passionate and lucidly recorded diaries of a young woman who died at the age of 25 in 1884. Records her vivid impressions of Florence and Rome, judgments of society, clothes, manners, and a reunion with her father in Russia. Beautiful, intelligent, ambitious, she was, as she wrote, her "own heroine." Translated into English by Mathilde Blind. 
Price: 26.89 USD
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5 BEATON, CECIL; VICKERS, HUGO (INTRODUCTION). The Unexpurgated Beaton: The Cecil Beaton Diaries As He Wrote Them. 1970-1980.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 2003. 1400041120 / 9781400041121 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Cecil Beaton was one of the great twentieth-century tastemakers. A photographer, artist, writer and designer for more than fifty years, he was at the center of the worlds of fashion, society, theater and film. The Unexpurgated Beaton brings together for the first time the never-before-published diaries from 1970 to 1980 and, unlike the six sllim volumes of diaries published during his lifetime, these have been left uniquely unedited. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.84 USD
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6 BECK, KATHRINE. Opal: A Life Of Enchantment, Mystery And Madness.
Viking, New York: 2003. 0670031453 / 9780670031450 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In 1920, Americans were captivated by the childhood diary of Opal Whiteley, an enigmatic young woman from a small logging town in the Northwest. The diary, which Whiteley claimed a cruel foster sister had torn to shreds many years before, was painstakingly pasted together before publication. It chronicled Opal's adventures in the forests of Oregon at the age of seven and was hailed as a revelatory portrait of a child's relationship to God and the natural world. It also contained strange clues to a mystery surrrounding the child'es birth. Why were parts of the diary - written in crayon on old paper bags and butcher paper - in French? And who were the mysterious Angel Mother and Father the child referred to? Thoroughly examining Opal's personal papers and letters and interviewing those who knew her, Kathrine Beck has put together the most complete picture of her life yet. 
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7 BERLE, BEATRICE BISHOP (EDITOR); JACOBS, TRAVIS BEAL (EDITOR). Navigating The Rapids: 1919-1971.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York: 1973. 0151648204 / 9780151648207 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There are minor chips and tears to the back of DJ. 
Alfred Berle began to keep a "diary file" in 1937. From this remarkably rich document and from other sources, the editors have produced a book that passes his full career in comprehensive review. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.41 USD
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8 BERRIGAN, DANIEL. Night Flight To Hanoi: War Diary With 11 Poems.
The Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1968. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Daniel Berrigan's jolting diary of his journey to Hanoi as the representative of a coalition of peace groups to secure the release of three captured American fliers. 
Price: 26.36 USD
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9 BERRIGAN, DANIEL. Night Flight To Hanoi: War Diary With 11 Poems.
The Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1968. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Daniel Berrigan's jolting diary of his journey to Hanoi as the representative of a coalition of peace groups to secure the release of three captured American fliers. 
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10 BLODGETT, HARRIET (EDITOR). " Capacious Hold-all ": Anthology Of Englishwomen's Diary Writings.
University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville and London: 1991. 0813913187 / 9780813913186 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
In this anthology, Blodgett has brought to light thirty English-women's diaries to offer a glimpse of the rich diary lore that has finally begun to be valued and studied. 
Price: 13.73 USD
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11 BLUNT, WILFRID SCAWEN. My Diaries: Being A Personal Narrative Of Events 1888-1914, Part One.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1921. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Number 388 of 1500 printed. 
Price: 46.08 USD
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12 BLUNT, WILFRID SCAWEN. My Diaries: Being A Personal Narrative Of Events, 1888-1914, Part Two (1900-1914).
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1921. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

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13 CARLYLE, THOMAS ( PREPARED FOR PUBLICATION BY); FROUDE, JAMES ANTHONY (EDITOR). Letters And Memorials Of Jane Welsh Carlyle, 2 Volume Set.
Charles Scribner's Sons,New York: 1907. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
Contains the letters of the wife of Thomas Carlyle. Includes an Index. 
Price: 46.55 USD
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14 CHANCELLOR, E. BERESFORD The Diary Of Philipp Von Neumann: 1819-1850, Volume II, 1834-1850.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1928. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

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15 CHENEY, EDNAH D. Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, And Journals.
Roberts Brothers, Bostoon: 1891. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. The spine is wearing thin. 
Excerpts from the author's diaries that reveal her thoughts and feelings and her early poetic efforts. 
Price: 139.65 USD
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16 CIANO, COUNT GALEAZZO; GIBSON, HUGH (EDITOR); WELLES, SUMNER (INTRODUCTION). The Ciano Diaries 1939-1943: The Complete, Unabridged Diaries Of Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian Minister For Foreign Affairs, 1936-1943.
Doubleday & Company, Garden City: 1946. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
These are the diaries of Count Galeazzo Ciano who was executed in January 1944. Prior to his death, he arranged for their publication as soon as possible after his death. They appear here translated into English form the Italian. 
Price: 18.29 USD
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17 CLARK, HARTFORD G.; JEROME A. GREENE (EDITOR). Soldiering In The Shadow Of Wounded Knee: The 1891 Diary Of Private Hartford G. Clark, Sixth U.s. Cavalry.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2016. Volume 35 in Frontier Military Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In the aftermath of the December 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee, U.S. Army troops braced for retaliation from Lakota Sioux Indians, who had just suffered the devastating loss of at least two hundred men, women, and children. Among the soldiers sent to guard the area around Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota, was twenty-two-year-old private Hartford Geddings Clark (1869-1920) of the Sixth U.S. Cavalry. Within three days of the massacre, he began keeping a diary that he continued through 1891. Clark's account—published here for the first time—offers a rare and intimate view of a soldier's daily life set against the backdrop of a rapidly vanishing American frontier. According to editor Jerome A. Greene, Private Clark was a perceptive young man with wide-ranging interests. Although his diary begins in South Dakota, most of its entries reflect Clark's service at Fort Niobrara, located amid the sand hills of north-central Nebraska. There, beginning in February 1891, five troops of the Sixth Cavalry sought to protect area citizens from potential Indian disturbances. Among his hard-drinking fellow soldiers, "Harry," as Clark was called, stood out as a teetotaler. He was also an avid horse racer, huntsman, and the leading pitcher on Fort Niobrara's baseball team. Beyond its descriptions of a grueling training regimen and off-duty entertainment, the diary reveals Clark's evolving perception of Native peoples. Although he initially viewed them as savage enemies, Private Clark's attitude softened when the army began enlisting Indian men and he befriended a Lakota soldier named Yellow Hand, who shared Clark's love of sports. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of nineteenth-century military history, Greene offers a richly annotated version of Private Clark's remarkable original text, replete with information on the U.S. Army's final occupation of the American West. 6 black-and-white Illustrations, 2 maps, 216 pages, 6.125" x 9.25". 
Price: 31.30 USD
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18 CLELAND, ROBERT GLASS; BROOKS, JUANITA. A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries Of John D. Lee, 1848-1876, Volume 1.
University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City: 1983. 087480230X / 9780874802306 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
John Doyle Lee (1812-1877) was one of the most controversial figures of early Mormon history. A fervent convert, he was adopted by Brigham Young and rose to become a leading member of the church's hierarchy. Lee left behind a number of colorful diaries that reveal in fascinating clarity and detail the everyday life of Utah's pioneer settlers. In them, he describes his close relationship with Brigham Young, his experiences in converting Native Americans to Mormonism, his trials with farming and livestock, his encounters with his 19 wives, and his eventual exile to the barren wastelands of Lee's Ferry. In the 1950s, five of Lee's diaries in the Huntington collections were meticulously edited and annotated by historians Robert Glass Cleland and Juanita Brooks, and published in two volumes by the Huntington Library in 1955 to great acclaim as A Mormon Chronicle, The Diaries of John D. Lee, 1848-1876. The University of Utah Press kept the book in print until the 1990s; it has now been reprinted as a Huntington Library Classic with a new foreword by Andrew Rolle, a Huntington research fellow and retired Cleland Professor of History from Occidental College. In his foreword, Rolle discusses the collaboration between Cleland, a leading historian of the Southwest, and Brooks, a notable scholar of Mormon history. 
Price: 162.45 USD
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19 COCTEAU, JEAN. Opium: The Diary Of An Addict.
Longmans, Green and Co., London: 1932. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
Jean Cocteau, that strange modern genius whose name looms so large in any discussion of the intellectual world of his time, has written his reaction to opium which should interest all of his followers and those for whom the drug has always held a fascination. Cocteau has no horror of the opiate and indeed presents a remarkable case for its use at certain times and under certain conditions. The book throws a remarkable light around the psychology of the opium addict, of the various stages of his psyche as the habit progresses, and of the remarkable transvaluations following the tapering off. A strange book with flashes of undoubted genius and in its own way as illuminating as De Quincey's famous work. It is illustrated with many remarkable drawings made by the author when partially under the influence of opium. Translated into English from the French by Ernest Boyd. 
Price: 1906.18 USD
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20 COCTEAU, JEAN; CHANEL, PIERRE (ANNOTATIONS). Past Tense: Diaries Volume II
Methuen, London: 1990. 0413633403 / 9780413633408 First Edition published in Great Britain. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Covers the year 1953, the year Cocteau was President of the Cannes Film Festival and travlled extensively in Spain. Those he writes about include Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, Igor Stravinsky, Jean Paul Sartre, and Jean Genet. Translated from the French by Richard Howard. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.44 USD
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