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M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1920 ORIGINAL, SAD AND SOBERING MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN SOLDIER WHOSE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE DOESN'T COME UNTIL 2  YEARS AFTER THE WAR AND A SERIES OF TRAGEDIES ALONG THE WAY

1920 ORIGINAL, SAD AND SOBERING MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN SOLDIER WHOSE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE DOESN'T COME UNTIL 2 YEARS AFTER THE WAR AND A SERIES OF TRAGEDIES ALONG THE WAY, LAURENCE M. GRUBB
Used Condition: Good+
FITZSIMONS MILITARY HOSPITAL DENVER COLORADO CO, 1920

On offer is a very sobering, fascinating in the sad way it reveals the fragility of human life even for the heroes who walk among us, 1920 manuscript diary handwritten by one such man Laurence M.

$2255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1912 - 1915 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRIP AND TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A DEDICATED YACHT RACING DENTIST AND ALL AROUND 'OLD SALT'

1912 - 1915 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRIP AND TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A DEDICATED YACHT RACING DENTIST AND ALL AROUND 'OLD SALT', DR. SWEPSON J. BROOKS
Used Condition: Good+
HARRISON NEW YORK WESTCHESTER COUNTY BLOCK ISLAND, 1912

On offer is a super, original 1912 - 1915 manuscript relic of one man's utter dedication to sailing and yacht racing. Dr. Swepson J. Brooks of Harrison New York in Westchester County from August 1

$1655.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1862 - 1863 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN OFFICER ABOARD THE NAVAL RUN MERCHANT CLIPPER 'THE ELLEN STUART' FROM LIVERPOOL ENGLAND TO CALCUTTA INDIA

1862 - 1863 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN OFFICER ABOARD THE NAVAL RUN MERCHANT CLIPPER 'THE ELLEN STUART' FROM LIVERPOOL ENGLAND TO CALCUTTA INDIA, JAMES DALTON [?]
Used Condition: Good+
ASEA ABOARD THE ELLEN STUART, 1862

On offer is a super, very intriguing, original 1862 - 1863 journal handwritten on board the noted clipper ship 'Ellen Stuart' part of the fleet owned and operated by storied merchant Peter Stuart.

$4855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1891 - 1892 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A RELATED 'GUEST' OF THE CAPTAIN IN THE ENVIABLE POSITION OF SHIP'S PURSER ON A 3 MASTED SCHOONER FROM NEW YORK TO HONG KONG AND BACK

1891 - 1892 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A RELATED 'GUEST' OF THE CAPTAIN IN THE ENVIABLE POSITION OF SHIP'S PURSER ON A 3 MASTED SCHOONER FROM NEW YORK TO HONG KONG AND BACK, 'UNCLE' FRED HARTFORD
Used Condition: Good
ASEA ABOARD THE STERLING, 1891

On offer is a superb, though flawed, original manuscript 1891 - 1892 travel diary detailing day to day life workings and aboard a 3 masted schooner sailing to the 'far side of the world' from New

$4255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1832 UTTERLY CHARMING ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN BOOK OF OBSERVATIONS, SAGE ADVICE, INSTRUCTION IN DECORUM, POETRY AND QUOTATIONS OF FAMED AMERICAN ICONS AND PHILOSOPHERS TO HER TWO YEAR OLD GRANDDAUGHTER

1832 UTTERLY CHARMING ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN BOOK OF OBSERVATIONS, SAGE ADVICE, INSTRUCTION IN DECORUM, POETRY AND QUOTATIONS OF FAMED AMERICAN ICONS AND PHILOSOPHERS TO HER TWO YEAR OLD GRANDDAUGHTER, GRANDMA TO SARAH SEYMOUR
Used Condition: Good
MADISON COUNTY ONEIDA COUNTY CAZENOVIA, 1832

On offer is an utterly charming, original 19th Century manuscript book handwritten by an adoring grandmother who offers her sage advice to her 2 year old granddaughter Sarah Seymour. [While she is

$2255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1860 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN 44 PAGE ACCOUNT OF THE MURDER OF THE MOORE FAMILY AND THE CAPTURE OF MARY BY THE INDIANS OF TAZEWELL VIRGINIA DIFFERING FROM THE  'CAPTIVES OF ABB'S VALLEY' AS TOLD BY REVEREND JAMES MOORE BROWN

1860 ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN 44 PAGE ACCOUNT OF THE MURDER OF THE MOORE FAMILY AND THE CAPTURE OF MARY BY THE INDIANS OF TAZEWELL VIRGINIA DIFFERING FROM THE 'CAPTIVES OF ABB'S VALLEY' AS TOLD BY REVEREND JAMES MOORE BROWN, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Fair
ABB'S VALLEY, TAZEWELL COUNTY, VIRGINIA, 1860

On offer is a fascinating, significant original 44 page manuscript relic of Western Virginia Americana and the early troubled times between pioneers and Indians. Enclosed within an envelope inscri

$4485.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1901 - 1905 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A CHARMED WISCONSIN MAN WHO GOES TO SEA AND LANDS A BERTH ON THE USS MASSACHUSETTS

1901 - 1905 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A CHARMED WISCONSIN MAN WHO GOES TO SEA AND LANDS A BERTH ON THE USS MASSACHUSETTS, CHARLES WIESEKE USN
Used Condition: Good
MAYVILLE WISCONSIN ABOARD THE USS MASSACHUSETTS, 1901

On offer is a super, original 1901 - 1905 manuscript diary handwritten by a Mayville Wisconsin man who enlisted in the United States Navy. Charles Wieseke (b.7/12/1879 - d.4/11/1965) who as he sta

$3255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1870s ORIGINAL SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL AND CATCH-ALL OF THE BRITISH CHARGE D'AFFAIRES FOR ARGENTINA WHO DETAILS THE YELLOW FEVER PLAGUE OF 1871 AND HIS PART IN THE NOTORIOUS VIRGINIUS AFFAIR

1870s ORIGINAL SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL AND CATCH-ALL OF THE BRITISH CHARGE D'AFFAIRES FOR ARGENTINA WHO DETAILS THE YELLOW FEVER PLAGUE OF 1871 AND HIS PART IN THE NOTORIOUS VIRGINIUS AFFAIR, HUGH GUION MACDONELL
Used Condition: Good+
BUENOS AYRES AIRES SOUTH AMERICA, 1875

On offer here is a fascinating, original journal of Hugh Guion Macdonell, who was British Charge d'Affaires to the Argentine Republic in the 1870s. The journal while not very long contains signifi

$5595.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1838 - 1840 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A TORTURED, CONFUSED, RELIGIOUS ENGLISHMAN AS HE ARRIVES IN HONDURAS SEEING THE SIGHTS, VISITING THE SICK, LUSTING AFTER THE COLONEL'S WIFE MERE DAYS AFTER HONDURAS DECLARES INDEPENDENCE

1838 - 1840 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A TORTURED, CONFUSED, RELIGIOUS ENGLISHMAN AS HE ARRIVES IN HONDURAS SEEING THE SIGHTS, VISITING THE SICK, LUSTING AFTER THE COLONEL'S WIFE MERE DAYS AFTER HONDURAS DECLARES INDEPENDENCE, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Very Good
HONDURAS, 1838

On offer is a fascinating, original, significant 1838 - 1840 manuscript diary of an unidentified Englishman in the Central American country of Honduras. (While the author is unidentified we believ

$4655.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1898 - 1904 ORIGINAL MASSIVE 200+ PAGE 12 POUND SCRAPBOOK AND MANUSCRIPT DETAILING 4 YEARS AT SMITH COLLEGE, AMHERST AND DARTMOUTH

1898 - 1904 ORIGINAL MASSIVE 200+ PAGE 12 POUND SCRAPBOOK AND MANUSCRIPT DETAILING 4 YEARS AT SMITH COLLEGE, AMHERST AND DARTMOUTH, GERTRUDE L CHAMPION [later Mrs. George Lord Fuller]
Used Condition: Very Good
NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS, 1890

On offer is a sensational, massive 200+ page 1898 -1904 manuscript and scrapbook handwritten, created, collected and compiled by Gertrude L. Champion who began this time capsule on paper when she

$2055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1890s - 1950s ORIGINAL ARCHIVE OF  45+ LETTERS TO AND FROM NOTED TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY OPERA SINGER

1890s - 1950s ORIGINAL ARCHIVE OF 45+ LETTERS TO AND FROM NOTED TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY OPERA SINGER, DOROTHEA DIX LAWRENCE
Used Condition: Very Good
PLAINFIELD NEW JERSEY NJ DAYTONA FLORIDA FL, 1890

On offer is an interesting, modest group of original, manuscript and typed correspondence to or by the famed early 20th Century opera singer and recitalist, Dorothea Dix Lawrence. While she was a

$1655.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1647 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY FRAGMENT TRANSCRIBED c1680s DESCRIBING THE MEANS AND METHODS OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS THEY OBSERVE

1647 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY FRAGMENT TRANSCRIBED c1680s DESCRIBING THE MEANS AND METHODS OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS THEY OBSERVE, UNKNOWN.
Used Condition: Good+
THE NEW WORLD MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY [?], 1680

On offer is a fascinating, original, very early manuscript relic of America's early settlers and their observations of the New World being a later 17th Century diary fragment relating to indigenou

$3455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1722 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TITLED 'PLANS FONDAMENTEAUX'  A HAND DRAWN AND HANDWRITTEN BOOK DETAILING THE STATE OF THE ART MOVING AND PARADING MASSES OF ARMED SOLDIERS INTO AND DURING BATTLE

1722 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TITLED 'PLANS FONDAMENTEAUX' A HAND DRAWN AND HANDWRITTEN BOOK DETAILING THE STATE OF THE ART MOVING AND PARADING MASSES OF ARMED SOLDIERS INTO AND DURING BATTLE, UNKNOWN.
Used Condition: Good+
SCHLOSS ZEIL WALDBURG-ZEIL LEUTKIRCH IM ALLGÄU GD, 1722

On offer is a super, original 18th Century manuscript relic related to the physical art of war. Thirty hand drawn pages, many with copious, meticulous notes detailing what in 1772 would have been

$4855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1919 - 1920 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN GIRL LIVING IN CHINA MERE MONTHS AFTER THE MAY FOURTH MOVEMENT AND REVOLUTION

1919 - 1920 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN GIRL LIVING IN CHINA MERE MONTHS AFTER THE MAY FOURTH MOVEMENT AND REVOLUTION, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good+
TIENTSIN CHINA, 1919

On offer is a super, original manuscript relic of one young, unidentified wealthy American girl's trip and times living in China for over a year during a hugely critical juncture in China's histor

$4255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1840s ORIGINAL, MASSIVE, MAGNIFICENT RESEARCH EFFORT TO CATALOGUE ALMOST 40 CENTURIES OF THE WORLD'S CONFLICTS AND THE RANKING COMBATANTS FROM 1980 BC TO 1847 AD

1840s ORIGINAL, MASSIVE, MAGNIFICENT RESEARCH EFFORT TO CATALOGUE ALMOST 40 CENTURIES OF THE WORLD'S CONFLICTS AND THE RANKING COMBATANTS FROM 1980 BC TO 1847 AD, VON v.LOEBELL
Used Condition: Good+
WITTENBERG SAXONY-ANHALT GERMANY, 1840

On offer is a superb, original circa early 1800s through to 1847 manuscript and likely the lifetime research effort and written work on the history of wars throughout the world and what appears to

$9455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1943 ORIGINAL WORLD WAR II HOME FRONT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A LONELY, WIDOWED DENTIST WHO SHARES HIS MISERY, DAILY ROUTINE AND KEEN OBSERVATIONS WITH PEN AND PAPER

1943 ORIGINAL WORLD WAR II HOME FRONT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A LONELY, WIDOWED DENTIST WHO SHARES HIS MISERY, DAILY ROUTINE AND KEEN OBSERVATIONS WITH PEN AND PAPER, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good+
SIOUX CITY DES MOINES IOWA, 1943

On offer is a fascinating, original 1943 manuscript home front diary handwritten by an unknown 62 year old Iowa widower who misses his wife terribly; writes of her each month on the day of her dea

$1595.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1865 - 1866 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A YOUNG ANGLO WOMAN LIVING IN THE FRENCH HEART OF LOWER CANADA

1865 - 1866 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A YOUNG ANGLO WOMAN LIVING IN THE FRENCH HEART OF LOWER CANADA, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good
QUEBEC CITY LORETTE BEAUMONT LOWER CANADA, 1865

On offer is a fascinating, original 1865 - 1866 manuscript diary handwritten by a young, early 20s we estimate, unidentified woman living in what was the heart of Lower Canada in or very near Queb

$3055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1865 ORIGINAL 200+ HANDWRITTEN RECIPES OF GERMAN - EUROPEAN COOKERY FROM SOUPS TO SAVORIES, ASPIC TO WURST

1865 ORIGINAL 200+ HANDWRITTEN RECIPES OF GERMAN - EUROPEAN COOKERY FROM SOUPS TO SAVORIES, ASPIC TO WURST, UNKNOWN.
Used Condition: Good
Germany, 1865

On offer is a superb, original 1865 handwritten manuscript German cookbook with easily over 200 hundred recipes in this well balanced 'A to Z' in German cookery with the odd non German recipe thro

$2055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1943 - 1944 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A JEWISH VOLUNTEER FROM JERUSALEM IN BRITISH MANDATED PALESTINE WHO HELPS FIGHT GERMANY SERVING IN HIS MAJESTY'S ROYAL NAVY

1943 - 1944 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A JEWISH VOLUNTEER FROM JERUSALEM IN BRITISH MANDATED PALESTINE WHO HELPS FIGHT GERMANY SERVING IN HIS MAJESTY'S ROYAL NAVY, AMNON ISH-SHALOM
Used Condition: Good
JERUSALEM ISRAEL PALESTINE, 1943

On offer is a super, original World War II manuscript relic of one Jewish Brigade soldier's service in Britain's Royal Navy. Handwritten primarily in Hebrew by Amnon Ish-Shalom H/MX 595216 who liv

$3255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1937 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A HOCKEY LOVING CANADIAN GIRL IN DEPRESSION ERA TORONTO IN WHAT WOULD BE LITTLE PORTUGAL TODAY

1937 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A HOCKEY LOVING CANADIAN GIRL IN DEPRESSION ERA TORONTO IN WHAT WOULD BE LITTLE PORTUGAL TODAY, CHARLOTTE GRANT [MRS. IVAN GRANT]
Used Condition: Good
TORONTO ONTARIO CANADA, 1937

On offer is a charming, original manuscript relic of Depression Era Toronto being the 1937 handwritten diary of Charlotte Grant, wife of Ivan Grant, mother of Reg. [perhaps Reginald] who lived at

$1255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1918 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A SENSITIVE, SINCERE, POETIC YOUNG 23 YEAR OLD NEW JERSEY MAN FIGHTING GERMANY TO THE DEATH ON THE FRONT LINES

1918 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A SENSITIVE, SINCERE, POETIC YOUNG 23 YEAR OLD NEW JERSEY MAN FIGHTING GERMANY TO THE DEATH ON THE FRONT LINES, ERNEST COOK
Used Condition: Good
JOBSTOWN NEW JERSEY TO THE FRONT IN FRANCE, 1918

"Ernest Cook is my name/America is my nation/Jobstown, NJ is dwelling place/And God is my Salvation/When I am dead and in my grave/And all my bones have rotten/This little book will tell my na

$2255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1901 - 1935 ORIGINAL GROUP OF EIGHT [8] ORIGINAL LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER AND ENGINEER LOG BOOKS COMPILED AND HANDWRITTEN AT SEAL ISLAND NOVA SCOTIA ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS MARITIME LOCALES ON EARTH CLAIMING 217 SHIPS SINCE COLONIAL TIMES

1901 - 1935 ORIGINAL GROUP OF EIGHT [8] ORIGINAL LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER AND ENGINEER LOG BOOKS COMPILED AND HANDWRITTEN AT SEAL ISLAND NOVA SCOTIA ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS MARITIME LOCALES ON EARTH CLAIMING 217 SHIPS SINCE COLONIAL TIMES, JOHN CROWELL, E.A. HAMILTON
Used Condition: Good
SEAL ISLAND NOVA SCOTIA, 1901

On offer is a super group of eight [8] original Seal Island Nova Scotia log books with handwritten notes and data of the lighthouse and fog alarm operation by John Crowell and E.A. Hamilton, Light

$3255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1870 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY, TRAVEL JOURNAL AND CATCH ALL OF A RATHER WELL OFF TEENAGE GIRL FROM SOUTHERN WALES ON THE PICTURESQUE, ENIGMATIC GOWER PENINSULA

1870 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY, TRAVEL JOURNAL AND CATCH ALL OF A RATHER WELL OFF TEENAGE GIRL FROM SOUTHERN WALES ON THE PICTURESQUE, ENIGMATIC GOWER PENINSULA, JULIA M. D. MAYBERG
Used Condition: Very Good
BISHOPSTON GOWER PENINSULA, THE MUMBLES, WALES UK, 1870

On offer is a superb, original 1870 Victorian Era manuscript 100+ page diary and some copied popular verse [50+pages] handwritten by Julia M. D. Mayberg, as identified by the ownership inscription

$2355.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

MOBY DICK: MASSIVE 1952 HENDRICKS HOUSE EDITION OWNED BY MELVILLE EXPERT, PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR FILLED WITH COPIOUS NOTES DISSECTING ONE OF AMERICA'S LITERARY GREATS

MOBY DICK: MASSIVE 1952 HENDRICKS HOUSE EDITION OWNED BY MELVILLE EXPERT, PROFESSOR AND AUTHOR FILLED WITH COPIOUS NOTES DISSECTING ONE OF AMERICA'S LITERARY GREATS, ROBERT H. ZOELLNER, HERMAN MELVILLE
Used Condition: Very Good
Hendricks House New York, FORT COLLINS COLORADO, 1952

On offer is a fascinating, significant handwritten relic of American literature being a 1952 "Hendricks House" edition of Moby Dick by Herman Melville, edited by Luther S. Mansfield and Ho

$5255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1904 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A SPOKANE WASHINGTON MAN WHO WORKS FOR ONE OF THE AREA'S WELL KNOWN AGENTS, MERCHANTS AND  MINERS

1904 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A SPOKANE WASHINGTON MAN WHO WORKS FOR ONE OF THE AREA'S WELL KNOWN AGENTS, MERCHANTS AND MINERS, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good+
SPOKANE WASHINGTON, PACIFIC NORTHWEST, 1904

On offer is an interesting, original 1904 manuscript diary handwritten by a 22 year old young man who works and lives in Spokane Washington. The unidentified author worked for H. G. Stimmel & Co.

$1455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1891 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF ONE MAN'S SOJOURN TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF VIRGINIA AND PENNSYLVANIA 25 YEARS AFTER BROTHER FOUGHT BROTHER IN THE CIVIL WAR

1891 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF ONE MAN'S SOJOURN TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF VIRGINIA AND PENNSYLVANIA 25 YEARS AFTER BROTHER FOUGHT BROTHER IN THE CIVIL WAR, SCHILLER B. HERMANN
Used Condition: Good+
PHILADELPHIA VALLEY FORGE VIRGINIA, 1891

On offer is a fascinating, original, historic 1891 manuscript relic of one man's sojourn 25 years after the fact to many of the Civil War's battle sites. Handwritten by Schiller B. Hermann, as ide

$1595.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1873 - 1879 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A REAL LIFE BRITISH NAVY BLUE JACKET WHOSE NAVAL CAREER READS LIKE A FORESTER NOVEL

1873 - 1879 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A REAL LIFE BRITISH NAVY BLUE JACKET WHOSE NAVAL CAREER READS LIKE A FORESTER NOVEL, THOMAS PILCHER PRITCHARD
Used Condition: Good
ABOARD THE HMS ARGUS, 1873

On offer is an original, significant 1873 through 1879 manuscript diary and scrapbook memoir of one 'Blue Jacket's' service in the Royal Navy. Handwritten by Thomas Pilcher Pritchard's (1851-1932)

$4355.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1909 - 1917 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF LABOR STRIFE, UNION VIOLENCE AND THE UNEASY LIFE OF A STRIKE BREAKER IN AN IOWA WOOL MILL

1909 - 1917 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF LABOR STRIFE, UNION VIOLENCE AND THE UNEASY LIFE OF A STRIKE BREAKER IN AN IOWA WOOL MILL

1909 - 1917 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF LABOR STRIFE, UNION VIOLENCE AND THE UNEASY LIFE OF A STRIKE BREAKER IN AN IOWA WOOL MILL, MARY SELLZER
Used Condition: Very Good
IOWA, 1909

On offer is a fascinating, significant group of manuscript relics of a young woman named Mary Sellzer. Mary worked at the Sheuerman Bros Woolen Mill in Iowa as a garment worker. It was not an easy

$4855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1871 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS AND TRADES BY A VERY ACTIVE SWEDISH TIMBER DEALER BASED IN ENGLAND TRAVELLING THROUGHOUT SWEDEN, POLAND, LATVIA, LITHUANIA WHEELING AND DEALING IN LUMBER, FINISHED WOOD PRODUCTS, STOCKHOLM TAR+++

1871 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS AND TRADES BY A VERY ACTIVE SWEDISH TIMBER DEALER BASED IN ENGLAND TRAVELLING THROUGHOUT SWEDEN, POLAND, LATVIA, LITHUANIA WHEELING AND DEALING IN LUMBER, FINISHED WOOD PRODUCTS, STOCKHOLM TAR+++, OSKAR LINDQUIST
Used Condition: Good
RIGA DANZIG STETTIN POLAND LATVIA SWEDEN MEMEL, 1871

On offer is a very interesting, significant group of one [1] alphabetized address style book used as an order book and ephemera handwritten by a Victorian era Swedish man living in England named,

$2355.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1890 ORIGINAL HAND DRAWN SKETCHBOOK BY A RENOWNED WOOL MERCHANT AND ACCOMPLISHED LANDSCAPE ARTIST OF YORKSHIRE AND CENTRAL ENGLAND

1890 ORIGINAL HAND DRAWN SKETCHBOOK BY A RENOWNED WOOL MERCHANT AND ACCOMPLISHED LANDSCAPE ARTIST OF YORKSHIRE AND CENTRAL ENGLAND, CHARLES M. DAWSON
Used Condition: Good
SMITH HOUSE LIGHTCLIFFE, HALIFASC, HALIFAX, 1890

On offer is a super, original late Victorian Era 1890 - 1891 sketchbook with drawings and sketches by the amateur, but quite accomplished renowned wool merchant Charles M Dawson who has dated the

$1455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1934 - 1939 ORIGINAL GROUP OF FIVE [5] DEPRESSION ERA DIARIES HANDWRITTEN BY THE MATRIARCH OF A FARMING FAMILY DOING QUITE WELL FOR THE TIMES

1934 - 1939 ORIGINAL GROUP OF FIVE [5] DEPRESSION ERA DIARIES HANDWRITTEN BY THE MATRIARCH OF A FARMING FAMILY DOING QUITE WELL FOR THE TIMES, DAISY H. WOODS [Mrs. GEORGE WOODS]
Used Condition: Good+
AUSTINBURG, OHIO, ASHTABULA COUNTY, 1934

On offer is an interesting group of five [5] manuscript diaries exemplifying the life of a prosperous farmer's wife and her family in Depression Era and pre-war middle America. Handwritten by Dais

$2055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1965 ORIGINAL UNITED STATES NAVY DIVER'S LOG BOOK DETAILING HIS WORK IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND AREA WATERS WITH DUTIES RANGING FROM RECOVERING BUOYS TO BODIES AND MORE

1965 ORIGINAL UNITED STATES NAVY DIVER'S LOG BOOK DETAILING HIS WORK IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND AREA WATERS WITH DUTIES RANGING FROM RECOVERING BUOYS TO BODIES AND MORE

1965 ORIGINAL UNITED STATES NAVY DIVER'S LOG BOOK DETAILING HIS WORK IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AND AREA WATERS WITH DUTIES RANGING FROM RECOVERING BUOYS TO BODIES AND MORE, BRIAN EUGENE MAYER USN
Used Condition: Very Good
SAN FRANCISCO ALAMEDA NAVAL BASE CALIFORNIA CA, 1965

On offer is a super, original 1965 - 1967 manuscript log book of United States Navy diver, Brian Eugene Mayer stationed at the Alameda Navel Base, California. The 8.5 x 6 inch book is about half f

$2055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1945 - 1949 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT 5 YEAR DIARY OF AN EAST BAY OAKLAND SOCIALITE, TYCOON AND WHEELER DEALER

1945 - 1949 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT 5 YEAR DIARY OF AN EAST BAY OAKLAND SOCIALITE, TYCOON AND WHEELER DEALER, AMY REQUA LONG MITTEN
Used Condition: Good+
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA CA, 1945

On offer is the fascinating, original 1945 - 1949 post World War II manuscript diary handwritten by a Bay Area - Oakland California business woman Amy Requa Long, later Mitten (1876-1960), a.k.a.

$1655.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1872 - 1878 ORIGINAL, SAD MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A VIRGINIA TEENAGER SUFFERING AT SCHOOL AND STARTING TO HAVE DARK MURDEROUS NIGHTMARES

1872 - 1878 ORIGINAL, SAD MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A VIRGINIA TEENAGER SUFFERING AT SCHOOL AND STARTING TO HAVE DARK MURDEROUS NIGHTMARES, PATTIE FITZGERALD
Used Condition: Fair+
FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA, 1872

On offer is a fascinating, original 1872 - 1878 manuscript diary handwritten by a young woman, likely a teenager, named Pattie Fitzgerald of Fredericksburg Virginia who attended a boarding school

$2055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1877 - 1878 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE 19 YEAR OLD SON OF AN ENGLISH WOOL MERCHANT TRAVELLING IN THE GUISE OF A GENTLEMAN ON A GRAND TOUR WHO IS IN FACT A SPY

1877 - 1878 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE 19 YEAR OLD SON OF AN ENGLISH WOOL MERCHANT TRAVELLING IN THE GUISE OF A GENTLEMAN ON A GRAND TOUR WHO IS IN FACT A SPY, CHARLES M. DAWSON
Used Condition: Good+
AMERICA CHINA SHANGHAI, 1877

On offer are a fascinating, pair [2] of original 1877 - 1878 manuscript USA/China travel diaries handwritten by Charles M. Dawson, the young 19 year old son and scion of an established, successful

$8255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1876 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN ENGLISH WOOL MERCHANT'S 18 YEAR OLD SON WHO GAINS KNOWLEDGE, CONFIDENCE AND EXPERIENCE IN CANADA AND THE USA BEFORE HE TACKLES CHINA

1876 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN ENGLISH WOOL MERCHANT'S 18 YEAR OLD SON WHO GAINS KNOWLEDGE, CONFIDENCE AND EXPERIENCE IN CANADA AND THE USA BEFORE HE TACKLES CHINA, CHARLES M. DAWSON
Used Condition: Good
SS ADRIATIC AMERICA CANADA, 1876

On offer is a super, original May to September 1876 manuscript diary handwritten by Charles M. Dawson the son of British wool manufacturer Mark Dawson. Only 18 years old, the tour to the US and Ca

$2455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1900s ORIGINAL PAIR [2] OF MANUSCRIPT NOTEBOOKS WITH HANDWRITTEN ENTRIES REGARDING THE CORDWAINERS GUILD IN LONDON ENGLAND

1900s ORIGINAL PAIR [2] OF MANUSCRIPT NOTEBOOKS WITH HANDWRITTEN ENTRIES REGARDING THE CORDWAINERS GUILD IN LONDON ENGLAND, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good+
London England, 1910

On offer are two [2] charming, original manuscript notebooks containing handwritten information regarding the members of the ancient Cordwainer's Guild. Cordwainers have existed as exclusive shoem

$1255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

c1960s - 1970s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT 3 PAGE MEMOIR HANDWRITTEN BY AN OUTSIDE CONTRACTOR WHO DOES A SHORT, SIGNIFICANT STINT HELPING BUILD HOWARD HUGHES' AVIATION DREAM THE SPRUCE GOOSE

c1960s - 1970s ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT 3 PAGE MEMOIR HANDWRITTEN BY AN OUTSIDE CONTRACTOR WHO DOES A SHORT, SIGNIFICANT STINT HELPING BUILD HOWARD HUGHES' AVIATION DREAM THE SPRUCE GOOSE, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good+
PLAYA VISTA CALIFORNIA, 1970

On offer is a fascinating, original three page manuscript diary handwritten by an unidentified man, an employee of Latisteel, who worked on Howard Hughes' legendary 'Spruce Goose' [Hughes H-4 Herc

$3055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1896 ORIGINAL, SUPERBLY DETAILED MERCHANT SHIP'S LOG OF A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA AND THEN TO HAMBURG GERMANY FOUR YEARS AFTER ITS LAUNCHING AND NINE YEARS FROM ITS DESTRUCTION

1896 ORIGINAL, SUPERBLY DETAILED MERCHANT SHIP'S LOG OF A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA AND THEN TO HAMBURG GERMANY FOUR YEARS AFTER ITS LAUNCHING AND NINE YEARS FROM ITS DESTRUCTION, JOHN SIMPSON, FIRST MATE
Used Condition: Good
ABOARD THE USS SKIDBY, 1896

On offer is a super, original 1896 manuscript ship's log book covering an England to India to Germany commercial voyage aboard an one day ill fated steamship out of West Hartlepool. The ship built

$2855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1836 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LOG OF A US NAVAL WAR SHIP STILL PATROLLING THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA PROTECTING AMERICAN COMMERCIAL INTERESTS 20 YEARS AFTER THE LAST BARBARY WAR

1836 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LOG OF A US NAVAL WAR SHIP STILL PATROLLING THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA PROTECTING AMERICAN COMMERCIAL INTERESTS 20 YEARS AFTER THE LAST BARBARY WAR, UNIDENTIFIED.
Used Condition: Good
ABOARD THE USS SHARK MEDITERRANEAN, 1836

On offer is a super, original 19th Century manuscript relic of United States post Barbary Wars naval actions in the Mediterranean handwritten by an unidentified naval officer serving on the U.S.S.

$2455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1944 - 1945 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT WARTIME DIARY OF JEWISH COAST GUARD CADET ABOARD THE USCGC SASSAFRAS ON ‘AID TO NAVIGATION’ AND U-BOAT DETECTION DUTY IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND THE NORTH ATLANTIC

1944 - 1945 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT WARTIME DIARY OF JEWISH COAST GUARD CADET ABOARD THE USCGC SASSAFRAS ON ‘AID TO NAVIGATION’ AND U-BOAT DETECTION DUTY IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND THE NORTH ATLANTIC, DAVID MEYEROWITZ
Used Condition: Good
PORT-AUX-BASCUE NEWFOUNDLAND NL CANADA, 1944

On offer is the wartime diary of David Meyerowitz, a Jewish cadet aboard the USCGC Sassafras. The diary is entitled by Meyerowitz, “Newfoundland Diary” and details his time spent onboard the Sassa

$3455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1935 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A 71 YEAR OLD GOLD MINER, ORCHARD OWNER AND FISHING GUIDE WHO LIVES TO PAN FOR GOLD

1935 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A 71 YEAR OLD GOLD MINER, ORCHARD OWNER AND FISHING GUIDE WHO LIVES TO PAN FOR GOLD, GEORGE H. PRINCE
Used Condition: Good+
PLACERVILLE, SOUTH SALMON RIVER CALIFORNIA CA, 1935

On offer is an interesting, original 1935 manuscript diary handwritten by early San Fernando resident, Los Angeles school teacher and gold miner George H. Prince. Born sometime in 1864 thusly 71 y

$2055.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1909 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AND PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAVEL DIARY OF AN EXTENDED TRIP TO THE WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

1909 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AND PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAVEL DIARY OF AN EXTENDED TRIP TO THE WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, MRS. ERNEST PRATT ?
Used Condition: Good+
WHITE MOUNTAINS, NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1909

On offer is a super, early, detailed 1909 manuscript and photo automobile travel diary of a trip to the White Mountains in New Hampshire and then later to Philadelphia. The 6¾ x 4 inch flipbook st

$1355.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1918 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NAVY YEOMAN ENJOYING PHILADELPHIA'S SIGHTS AND TRYING TO STAY FREE OF THE FLU

1918 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NAVY YEOMAN ENJOYING PHILADELPHIA'S SIGHTS AND TRYING TO STAY FREE OF THE FLU, F.A. ANDERSON, YEOMAN USN
Used Condition: Fair+
IOWA PHILADELPHIA NEW YORK, 1918

On offer is an interesting, original World War I era diary handwritten by F.A. Anderson, an American yeoman in the U.S. Navy and devout Christian who details his travels, training and duties relat

$955.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1916 ORIGINAL, SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN DIPLOMAT AT THE EUROPEAN CENTER OF WORLD CONFLICT CAREFULLY OBSERVING THE POLITICS, STRATEGICS AND PRETTY GIRLS OF THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE

1916 ORIGINAL, SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN AMERICAN DIPLOMAT AT THE EUROPEAN CENTER OF WORLD CONFLICT CAREFULLY OBSERVING THE POLITICS, STRATEGICS AND PRETTY GIRLS OF THE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE, LOUIS GOETH DREYFUS, JR.
Used Condition: Good+
BUDAPEST HUNGARY EASTERN EUROPE, 1916

On offer is a fascinating, significant 1916 manuscript relic of World War I being the personal diary of Louis Goeth Dreyfus, Jr. (1889-1973) an American diplomat in Budapest during the time of Wor

$5855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1877 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NEW YORK MAN WHO TRAVELS BETWEEN CITIES TO SELL HIS GOODS AND TRAVELS BETWEEN MORAL COMPASS POINTS CHAMPIONING HIS FIDELITY TO HIS GIRLFRIEND WHILE HE MAKES THE ODD DRUNKEN VISIT TO A HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE

1877 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A NEW YORK MAN WHO TRAVELS BETWEEN CITIES TO SELL HIS GOODS AND TRAVELS BETWEEN MORAL COMPASS POINTS CHAMPIONING HIS FIDELITY TO HIS GIRLFRIEND WHILE HE MAKES THE ODD DRUNKEN VISIT TO A HOUSE OF ILL REPUTE, HARRY VAN ZANT
Used Condition: Good
NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK NYC NY, 1877

On offer is the original, interesting manuscript diary of a young traveling salesman living in New York City whose writings span January 1st, 1877 through August 8th, 1877 (though leaves blank the

$1155.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1931 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY AND PHOTO JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO SPITSBERGEN NORWAY AND THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN LYRICALLY TOLD BY A PRIEST, PROFESSOR AND INTREPID TRAVELLER

1931 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY AND PHOTO JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO SPITSBERGEN NORWAY AND THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN LYRICALLY TOLD BY A PRIEST, PROFESSOR AND INTREPID TRAVELLER, l'abbe PROFESSOR P. ROURE
Used Condition: Good+
ICELAND NORWAY SPITSBERGEN ARCTIC CIRCLE, 1931

On offer is a super, original 1931 diary, photo journal and manuscript relic of a trip to the Arctic Circle via Iceland and Spitzbergen handwritten in French by l'abbe and Professor P. Roure. [Fat

$4955.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

Ships of the Royal Navies

Ships of the Royal Navies, OSCAR PARKES, BASIL LUBBOCK
Used Condition: Good
Sampson Low Marston & Co., London England, 1937

On offer is a copy of the book 'Ships of the Royal Navies' by Oscar Parkes which lists all the ships used by the Royal Navies providing photos and general information about the ships with an inter

$655.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1829 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT CONTRACT AGREEMENT BY A NOTED BOLTON MASSACHUSETTS BUSINESSMAN HIRING TO 'CONVEY THE UNITED STATES MAIL'

1829 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT CONTRACT AGREEMENT BY A NOTED BOLTON MASSACHUSETTS BUSINESSMAN HIRING TO 'CONVEY THE UNITED STATES MAIL'

1829 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT CONTRACT AGREEMENT BY A NOTED BOLTON MASSACHUSETTS BUSINESSMAN HIRING TO 'CONVEY THE UNITED STATES MAIL', SETH C. SMITH, AMORY HOLMAN et al
Used Condition: Good
BOLTON, NEW SALEM, BLOODY BROOK, MASSACHUSETTS, 1829

On offer is a super, original 19th Century manuscript relic of maritime trade and commerce being a two [2] page hand written agreement dated December 9, 1829 between Seth C. Smith of New Salem, Ma

$955.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1895 - 1906 ORIGINAL GROUP OF LETTERS BY AN AGED BALTIMORE SWAIN WHO ROMANCES AND MARRIES HIS TRUE LOVE ONLY TO END UP WITH 3 CHILDREN BY ANOTHER WOMAN HE MARRIES NAMED PINK

1895 - 1906 ORIGINAL GROUP OF LETTERS BY AN AGED BALTIMORE SWAIN WHO ROMANCES AND MARRIES HIS TRUE LOVE ONLY TO END UP WITH 3 CHILDREN BY ANOTHER WOMAN HE MARRIES NAMED PINK, WILSON SCOTT NORRIS, ELIZA HUFF
Used Condition: Good+
Baltimore, Maryland MD, 1895

On offer is a very sweet, very charming, yet enigmatic group of letters between Wilson Scott Norris ("Kit") of Baltimore, Maryland [b. Aug. 20 1847] and Eliza Huff ("Dollie") of Fr

$2355.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1898 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SHIP'S LOG BOOK OF THE FAMED STEAM YACHT WINDWARD AS IT CROSSED FROM LONDON TO NEW YORK TO MEET IT'S FUTURE AND DESTINY WITH ROBERT EDWIN PEARY

1898 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SHIP'S LOG BOOK OF THE FAMED STEAM YACHT WINDWARD AS IT CROSSED FROM LONDON TO NEW YORK TO MEET IT'S FUTURE AND DESTINY WITH ROBERT EDWIN PEARY

1898 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SHIP'S LOG BOOK OF THE FAMED STEAM YACHT WINDWARD AS IT CROSSED FROM LONDON TO NEW YORK TO MEET IT'S FUTURE AND DESTINY WITH ROBERT EDWIN PEARY, GEORGE J. NORTON, First Mate
Used Condition: Good+
ASEA ABOARD STEAM YACHT WINDWARD NORTH ATLANTIC, 1898

On offer is a super, original manuscript relic of Arctic exploration and humankind's unceasing attempts at discovery no matter what the adversity including the cold, vast unexplored wastelands of

$3455.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1889 ORIGINAL CHARMING MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG BRITISH TEENAGER LIVING IN SWITZERLAND

1889 ORIGINAL CHARMING MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG BRITISH TEENAGER LIVING IN SWITZERLAND, FLORRIE
Used Condition: Good+
LAUSANNE SWITZERLAND, 1889

On offer is a small, original and charming manuscript relic of one young British teenage girl named Florrie who travels to Switzerland in 1889. The book, a birthday gift from Dudley (her brother p

$1255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1881 - 1885 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE SCION OF A LONG ESTABLISHED [1709] NEW JERSEY FAMILY WITH ROOTS TO THE MAYFLOWER

1881 - 1885 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE SCION OF A LONG ESTABLISHED [1709] NEW JERSEY FAMILY WITH ROOTS TO THE MAYFLOWER

1881 - 1885 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE SCION OF A LONG ESTABLISHED [1709] NEW JERSEY FAMILY WITH ROOTS TO THE MAYFLOWER, ABEL VEIL SHOTWELL
Used Condition: Fair+
RAHWAY NEW JERSEY, 1898

On offer is a super, significant original 1881 - 1885 manuscript diary handwritten by Abel Veil Shotwell the then scion of a many, many generations established in New Jersey family and whose ances

$2655.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1872 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT HOMAGE TO A CHRISTIAN SAINT AND PATRON OF THE BOSTON MASONIC COMMANDRY

1872 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT HOMAGE TO A CHRISTIAN SAINT AND PATRON OF THE BOSTON MASONIC COMMANDRY, UNKNOWN SCRIVENER
Used Condition: Good+
BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS MASS, 1872

On offer is a super, original manuscript relic of Masonic history being: an 1872 bound handwritten manuscript book titled: 'Epitomy of the Life of Saint Bernard', Compiled and respectfully dedicat

$1155.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1868 - 1872 ORIGINAL SHIP'S LOG AND CAPTAIN'S DIARY WHO LIVES A ROLLICKING SEA FARING LIFE BUT PINES FOR HIS CARRIE

1868 - 1872 ORIGINAL SHIP'S LOG AND CAPTAIN'S DIARY WHO LIVES A ROLLICKING SEA FARING LIFE BUT PINES FOR HIS CARRIE

1868 - 1872 ORIGINAL SHIP'S LOG AND CAPTAIN'S DIARY WHO LIVES A ROLLICKING SEA FARING LIFE BUT PINES FOR HIS CARRIE, CAPTAIN GEORGE SYLVESTER CHASE
Used Condition: Good
New Bedford Massachusetts MA, 1868

On offer is a sensational, original post Civil War era 1868 - 1872 Captain's log book and journal handwritten by Massachusetts mariner George Sylvester Chase (1833-1877). Born and raised in the Ca

$3485.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1939 - 1945 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF NOTED JEWISH, POLISH OFFICER HELD A PRISONER FOR 6 YEARS BY THE NAZIS IN BAVARIA

1939 - 1945 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF NOTED JEWISH, POLISH OFFICER HELD A PRISONER FOR 6 YEARS BY THE NAZIS IN BAVARIA, GREGORY MEISLER
Used Condition: Good
OFLAG VII - A MURNAU, BAVARIA, MURNAU AM STAFFELS, 1939

On offer is a significant, original World War II manuscript relic handwritten by the fascinating, heroic Gregory Meisler a Jewish, Polish Army officer, [noted in the book 'Four Lives of Gregory Me

$5585.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1899 - 1900 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY BY A MISSIONARY TRAVELLING FROM LONDON TO BORNEO TO BRING CHRISTIANITY TO THE NATIVES FACING STRIFE AND DIFFICULTY THROUGHOUT

1899 - 1900 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY BY A MISSIONARY TRAVELLING FROM LONDON TO BORNEO TO BRING CHRISTIANITY TO THE NATIVES FACING STRIFE AND DIFFICULTY THROUGHOUT, BEN D. BEELEY
Used Condition: Good +
LONDON, ENGLAND to KUCHING, SARAWAK, BORNEO, 1899

On offer is a fascinating diary of an English gentleman by the name of Ben D. Beeley from England who at the very end of the 19th Century travels from London to Borneo to function as a missionary

$4855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1919 - 1920 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN ABLE BODIED SEAMAN ON AN HISTORIC CRUISE ABOARD THE FLAGSHIP OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SPEEDING TO DANGER TO ASSIST IN THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR AND THE EVACUATION OF SMYRNA DURING THE GRECO TURKISH WAR

1919 - 1920 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN ABLE BODIED SEAMAN ON AN HISTORIC CRUISE ABOARD THE FLAGSHIP OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SPEEDING TO DANGER TO ASSIST IN THE RUSSIAN CIVIL WAR AND THE EVACUATION OF SMYRNA DURING THE GRECO TURKISH WAR, FREDERICK J. CHIVERS A.B.
Used Condition: Fair+
HMS IRON DUKE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN THE BLACK SEA, 1919

On offer is a fascinating, significant, original manuscript relic of post World War I politics, strife and continuing aggression and wars being a 140+ page diary handwritten by Frederick J. Chiver

$8855.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

c1925 ORIGINAL ARCHIVE OF LETTERS, POSTCARDS, NOTES AND PERSONAL PAPERS OF NOTED FRENCH AUTHOR, ESSAYIST, WOMANIZER, ANTI SEMITE AND ONE DAY PUPPET OF THE VICHY GOVERNMENT

c1925 ORIGINAL ARCHIVE OF LETTERS, POSTCARDS, NOTES AND PERSONAL PAPERS OF NOTED FRENCH AUTHOR, ESSAYIST, WOMANIZER, ANTI SEMITE AND ONE DAY PUPPET OF THE VICHY GOVERNMENT, PAUL MORAND
Used Condition: Very Good
BANGKOK SINGAPORE CHINA SINGAPORE FRANCE, 1925

On offer is a super, significant archive of circa 1925 - 1926 manuscript letters, notes, postcards and personal papers of famed and notorious French author, essayist, womanizer and anti-Semite Pau

$3255.99
M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts
Canada

1945 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT ESSAY ON THE SUBJECT OF LEPROSY HANDWRITTEN BY A LEADING JAPANESE EXPERT IN OKINAWA AS THE WAR AGAINST JAPAN COMES TO AN END

1945 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT ESSAY ON THE SUBJECT OF LEPROSY HANDWRITTEN BY A LEADING JAPANESE EXPERT IN OKINAWA AS THE WAR AGAINST JAPAN COMES TO AN END, DR HIROSHI HAGATA
Used Condition: Good
OKINAWA JAPAN, 1945

On offer is a fascinating, original 17 page manuscript and relic of mid 20th Century medicine titled "Study of Leprosy" handwritten by Dr Hiroshi Hagata director of the Airakuen Sanatorium

$2255.99

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