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Diaries, Memoirs

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Garden Of Virtues Journal, Abingdon Press
1 Garden Of Virtues Journal
Abingdon Press
Abingdon Press 1996 0687016010 / 9780687016013 Hardcover Near Fine 
Blank journal (lined) with occasional Scriptures taken from the New International Version of the Bible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; 26418 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 The Letters Of Evelyn Waugh
Amory, Mark (Ed)
Penguin 1982 0140045953 / 9780140045956 Softcover Very Good- 
Front edge of cover neatly cut off, about 3/4". ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 664 pages; 13058 
Price: 9.75 USD
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3 FROM CAMBRIDGE TO MISSOLONGHI
Byron, George Gordon (edited with Notes by T. G. Steffan)
Austin, TX Texas Quarterly 1971 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards, white paste-on label on cover, silver lettering on spine. Glassine jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 67 pages; 12363C 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Yesterday Was Mine, Callimachi, Anne-Marie Vacaresco
4 Yesterday Was Mine
Callimachi, Anne-Marie Vacaresco
Whittlesey House 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gilt spine lettering on black boards fading. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 267 pages; 22080 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 A HOUSE CALLED MEMORY
Collier, Richard
Dutton 1961 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
DJ rubbed and edgeworn; remainder mark; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14839C 
Price: 18.20 USD
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6 Rilke And Benvenuta
Hattingberg, Magda Von (Ed. ) (Benvenuta, The Welcome One)
NY Fromm International 1987 0880640723 / 9780880640725 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The correspondence between Rilke and a young Viennese concert pianist who admired his poetry that he looked on as his salvation. This extraordinary collection of letters gives us a new and very personal perspective on the complexity of Rilke's creative genius. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages; 21213 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Time Remembered
Hillyer, Laurie (Armstrong)
NY The Macmillan Company 1945 Stated 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Previous owner's name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; 27549C 
Price: 58.50 USD
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8 Intimate Letters Of James Gibbons Huneker
Huneker, Josephine (Collected and edited by)
NY Liveright Publishing Corp. 1936 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Black edgeworn boards are stained and frayed ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 322 pages; 21575 
Price: 9.75 USD
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The Journals Of David E Lilienthal Volume II the Atomic Energy Years 1945-1950, Lilienthal, David E
9 The Journals Of David E Lilienthal Volume II the Atomic Energy Years 1945-1950
Lilienthal, David E
Harper & Row 1964 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This second volume of his journals covers the stormy period of America's atomic weapons monopoly, of spy scares and congressional investigations, of a secret struggle between civilian and military leadership with the government, and finally, of the gravest of issues--the decision to make the H-Bomb. Pages 349 through 358 and from the front pastedown through the contents page have all been grabbed and torn by some machine, all indications of problems from the publisher's printers. Small date on ffep and DJ mildly edgeworn with one small closed tear at spine edge. Part of a large estate of an avid reader and collector of books who obviously read every one of them, the clue being that they all have some amount of marginalia and underlining and the date read on the flypage. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 666 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 War Within And Without
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
NY Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1980 0151946612 / 9780151946617 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Remainder mark, edgewear, browned square of probable old price sticker on flypage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 471 pages; 23565 
Price: 13.00 USD
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11 A Book Of One's Own, People And Their Diaries
Mallon, Thomas
NY Ticknor & Fields 1984 0899192424 / 9780899192420 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; 21499 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Leaving Pipe Shop, Mcdowell, Deborah
12 Leaving Pipe Shop
Mcdowell, Deborah
NY Scribner 1997 0684814498 / 9780684814490 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A colorful memoir follows the unwilling return, after a twenty-year absence, of a black woman to her childhood neighborhood Pipe Shop, a working-class community outside of Birmingham where she finds herself confronting many memories of her youth. Remainder mark. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 288 pages; 27423 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Year Of Wonder: 1968 Reflections on Travel, Melcher, Pierson F.
13 Year Of Wonder: 1968 Reflections on Travel
Melcher, Pierson F.
Evergreen, CO Windhover Press 1991 0963007106 / 9780963007100 1st Edition Softcover As New 
You can read about siestas and bare feet, salt and hapsburgs, troglodytes, moors and flamenco -- and even dissolving cathedrals -- in this warm, witty and penetrating book about the author's travels in 1968. Small spot on rear cover, very faint soil spots along spine edge of rear cover. Otherwise like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 163 pages; 26140C 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Bowl Of Cherries A Memoir, Miller, Tekla Dennison
14 A Bowl Of Cherries A Memoir
Miller, Tekla Dennison
Baltimore, MD PublishAmerica 2002 1591296900 / 9781591296904 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Inscribed by author to Susan Cranford; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 201 pages; 26147C; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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15 A Victorian Diarist: Later Extracts From The Journals Of Mary, Lady Monkswell, 1895-1909
Monkswell, Lady Mary
London John Murray 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
Tattered DJ in book jacket cover. First 2 or 3 pages upper corners folded slightly. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 231 pages; 11363C: Monkswell 
Price: 13.00 USD
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16 Iphigenia the Diary of a Young Lady Who Wrote Because She Was Bored
Parra, Teresa De La
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1993 0292715714 / 9780292715714 1st Edition Thus Softcover Good+ 
Cover crease, dampstain along top edge. "damaged books" stamped on bottom edge. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 354 pages; 14403 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Private World Of St John Terrapin, Pincher, Chapman
17 The Private World Of St John Terrapin
Pincher, Chapman
London Sidgwick & Jackson 1982 0283988495 / 9780283988493 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
In the Spring of 1886 a strange young man of independent means wandered into the Cafe Royal close to Piccadilly Circus. The Cafe Royal was then the center of literary and artistic life in London, and the haunt of royalty, aristocrats and eccentrics. So enthralled was St John Terrapin by what he witnessed that he made the Cafe Royal the centre of his own long life, becoming its most regular devotee, recording all he observed in an accumulated mass of diaries giving an absorbing description of writers from Oscar Wilde to D. H. Lawrence: painters from James MacNeil to Augustus John: journalists from Frank Harris to Hannen Swaffer fascinating ladies from Lillie Langtry to Virginia Woolf. He was also a first hand witness to the extraordinary events of Wilde's downfall with Lord Alfred Douglas; the sexual peccadilloes of the Prince of Wales; the mysterious case of Jack the Ripper; the eccentricities of the Bloomsbury Set; the dramatic abdication of Edward VIII -- all make their appearance in the fascinating world of St John Terrapin. Previous owner's seal; price-clipped DJ ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 332 pages; 11060 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Army Letters From An Officer's Wife
Roe, Frances M. A.
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press 1981 0803289057 / 9780803289055 Reprint Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by I. W. Taber 
The wife of an officer gives a vivid late-nineteenth-century account of frontier life with the army in the West as well as describing the beauty of the countryside. Minor edgewear. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 387 pages pages; 22988J 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 EDITOR TO AUTHOR...THE LETTERS OF MAXWELL E. PERKINS
Wheelock, John Hall (Ed)
NY Scribner's Sons (c1950)1979 0684161737 / 9780684161730 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Numbers on front flyleaf; DJ moderately edgeworn; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 315 pages; 21212C 
Price: 18.20 USD
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20 The Letters Of Alexander Woollcott
Woollcott, Alexander (edited by Beatrice Kaufman and Joseph Hennessey)
London Cassell 1946 1st English Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Corners lightly bumped. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 330 pages; 25588 
Price: 10.00 USD
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