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1 (Beach, Joseph Perkins). Delgado, James P., editor THE LOG OF APOLLO: Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship APOLLO from New York to San Francisco 1849
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1986. First edition: one of 550 copies printed. Publication number 183. With eight plates (two fold-out) including two maps and a facsimile journal page. Hardcover. Fine in vivid, blue cloth with printed labels to front cover and spine; original clear dust jacket that has yellowed somewhat with age. Tipped-in frontis-illustration of San Francisco from Telegraph Hill showing the Apollo at the wharves. Large octavo. 
Comprehensive journal of the 8-month voyage, kept by the owner's son, and published here for the first time; accompanied by descriptions of Beach's career before and after the trip. The first definitive biography of a member of the "Gold Rush Fleet." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 (Dean, Mallette). LeConte, Carrie E. YO SEMITE 1878: Adventures of N and C; Journal and Drawings by Carrie E. LeConte
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1964. First edition, limited to 450 copies. Designed and printed by Mallette Dean. Book Club of California publication #117. Hardcover. Fine, in olive-colored linen over decorative boards illustrated with a pattern of pine-needle clusters; paper spine label; in undecorated olive dust jacket that shows a hint of sunning to spine. Introduction by Susanna B. Dakin. 
14-year-old LeConte's chronicle of a camping expedition with friend Nona Dibble (N) and pere LeConte to Yosemite in 1878. Eight reproductions in color of the author's sketches throughout the text, and facsimiles of 11 pages of her journal. Sweet. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Burke, Emily PLEASURE AND PAIN: Reminiscenses of Georgia in the 1840's
Savannah: The Beehive Press, (1978). First edition thus. Hardcover. Owner's signature on front pastedown endpaper, 1/4 inch spot of stain on the front cover and light soiling on back cover, otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket with an attractive vine illustration on the front. 
This work, originally published as REMINISCENCES OF GEORGIA in 1850, is presented as a journal, chronicling the author's 10 year stay in the colony of Georgia just after the Revolution. Frontispiece portrait. A lovely Beehive Press production. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Crawford, Laura M. DEAR FAMILY: The Travel Letters and Reminiscences of Laura McPherson Crawford
Claremont, California: (Saunders Press), 1946. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 360 pages. Edited by Ruth Saunders. 
Letters from a Canadian Red Cross worker to her family of Scotland, Ireland and America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Doig, Ivan WINTER BROTHERS: A Season at the Edge of America
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980). 0151971862 / 9780151971862 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title-page. Doig evokes the Pacific Northwest via the diaries of an early settler--James Gilchrist Swan--which he juxtaposes with excerpts from his own journal. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Haydon, Charles B.; Sears, Stephen W., editor FOR COUNTRY, CAUSE & LEADER: The Civil War Journal of Charles B. Haydon
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993. 0395663601 / 9780395663608 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny dot to the upper page edges, else very nearly fine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration ''Kearny at Williamsburg'' by Alfred R. Waud. 371 pages; frontispiece photograph of Haydon, and an index. 
The diary of Union soldier Haydon from his enlistment in April, 1861 at the age of twenty-seven--with a college education and a beginning law practice--to his death on March 14, 1864, from a type of pneumonia contracted after an injury. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Lindbergh, Anne Morrow HOUR OF GOLD, HOUR OF LEAD: Diaries And Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh; 1929-1932
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1973). 0151421765 / 9780151421763 First edition. Illustrated with 32 pages of photographic plates. Hardcover. Very good plus with rubbing to extremities, in a price-clipped, age-toned dust jacket that shows a hint of edgewear. 
This second volume of Anne Lindbergh's Diaries and Letters covers the years of her married life. Mrs. Lindbergh has written an introduction for each section with the second a memorable essay on the nature of grief. 340 pages; indexed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Moats, Leone B. THUNDER IN THIER VEINS: A Memoir Of Mexico
New York: The Century Company, (1932). First edition. Hardcover. Spine somewhat faded, former owner's bookplate and label on the front endpapers, else very good without dust jacket. 
Edited by Russell Lord. Contains 19 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Taber, Gladys HARVEST OF YESTERDAYS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Wear to lower shelf edges otherwise a very good copy lacking the dust jacket. 
Drawings by Pamela Johnson. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Whiteley, Opal; Boulton, Jane, adapter OPAL: The Journal Of An Understanding Heart
Palo Alto: Tioga Publishing Company, (1984). Reprint. With an introduction by Boulton, and Whiteley's 1920 afterword. Hardcover. Near fine in a like dust jacket. Illustrated with chapter heads in a period woodcut style. 
Whiteley grew up in Oregon lumber camp country at the turn of the last century, beginning this remarkable diary when she was six. Boulton has adapted the diaries (which Whiteley reconstructed for the Atlantic Monthly in 1920) into a poetic form. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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