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1.   Baker, Michael, Illustrated by: Illustrated
The Doyle Diary : the Last Great Conan Doyle Mystery
Publisher: Paddington Press Ltd New York, NY 1978
xxix, 91 pp, cream papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on spine & front, dj brown w/gilt lettering w/illustrated front, illustrated endpapers. The book contains numerous black and white along with color illustrations. the book has information about a Holmesian investigation into the strange and curious case of Charles Altamont Doyle. Charles Doyle was the father of Arthur Conan Doyle, the time was 1889 and the place was Montrose Royal Lunatic Asylum in Scotland. The dj is wrinkled & rubbed along the edges. Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good Oblong 16mo Over 6" - 7" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 051285.
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2.   Chesnut, Mary Boykin and edited by Martin, Isabell D. and Avary, Myrta Lockett , Illustrated by: Photos
A Diary from Dixie, as Written By Mary Boykin Chesnut, Wife of James Chesnut, Jr., United States Senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861, and Afterward an Aide to Jefferson Davis and a Brigadier-General in the Confederate
Publisher: Peter Smith Gloucester, MA 1961
xxiii, 424 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine. Mrs. Chesnut's diary provides pictures of the social life that went on uninterruptedly in the midst of the war. It tells of the economic condition that resulted from the blockaded ports; of the manner in which the spirits of the people rose and fell with each victory or defeat. The diary starts on November 8, 1860 and goes through August 2, 1865. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 050800.
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3.   Cotham, Edward T., Illustrated by: Photos, Maps & Illustrations
The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine : The Illustrated Note-book of Henry O. Gusley
Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 2006
viii, 213 pp, blu boards w/grey cloth spine w/silver lettering, dj blu-brown-grey-black w/illustrated front cover w/blu spine w/white lettering. The Galveston Tri-Weekly News in Sept of 1863 began publishing the diary that had been confiscated from U.S. Marine Henry O. Gusley. He had been captured at the Battle of Sabine Pass. It records some of the most important naval campaigns of the Civil War, including the Union success at New Orleans and the defeats at Galveston and Sabine Pass. It offers a portrait of shipboard life and the diversions that marines and sailors used to drive away boredom between battles. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 038259.
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4.   Wolcott, Marjorie Tisdale, Illustrated by: Photos & Map
Pioneer Notes from the Diaries of Judge Benjamin Hayes : 1849-1875
Publisher: Marjorie Tisdale Wolcott Los Angeles, CA 1929
xii, 307 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Has some slight mention of Joaquín Murieta and tells about bringing in dead two of the Murieta gang. It has information on various other acts of lawlessness in California. The book describes his journey west from Liberty, Missouri. He describes the end of the emigrant trail, Los Angeles in the 1850s and San Diego. Six-Guns 952 First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 252.70 CAD 249.33 EUR 176.42 GBP 147.94 JPY 18,700.00 MXN 3,116.67 ZAR 2,671.43 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 036561.
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