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The Diary of Anais Nin, Vintage 1960s/70s Set

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The Diary of Anais Nin, 7-volume vintage set. This marvellous complete collection of Nin's diaries was printed in the 1960s/1970s by Harvest/Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich. See below for detailed book condition descriptions. Conditions range from good to near fine condition. 

"Anaïs Nin’s diary is a remarkable work of art. Because she believed “the topsoil of our personalities is nothing,” her diary chronicles her interior life, the “uncensored dream, the free unconscious,” and it unspools like a ticker tape. It is a deeply personal document, one that not only reveals the psychological topography of one woman, but one that unveils something of the interior life of all women, all people... This uncensored diary is particularly explosive. It will no doubt enflame the usual brigade of outraged moralists who have heaped scorn upon Nin for daring to live by her own moral code, write about her adventures, and then allow that writing to be published for all to read. The vitriol with which she has been attacked proves her diary hits a nerve, but as H. G. Wells said, “Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.”" (Kim Krizian, Lit Hub, 2019)

1) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume One: 1931-1934, Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann. Harvest, 1966. Vintage softcover. Some light wear to cover. Some creasing to spine. Previous owner's name on first page. First sixty pages have some pen marginalia and underlining. Good condition. 

2) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Two: 1934-1939, Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann. Harvest, 1967. Vintage softcover. Some light shelfwear. Some corner creasing to cover. Some creasing to spine. Large scratch at bottom edge of front cover. Some staining to top fore edge. Some light foxing to back cover near spine. No markings inside. Good condition. 

3) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Three: 1939-1944, Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann. Harvest, 1969. Vintage softcover. Some light shelfwear. Some creasing to spine. Some light scuffs to back cover. Some light foxing to back cover near spine. No markings inside. Very good condition.

4) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Four: 1944-1947, Edited by Gunther Stulmann, Harvest, 1971. Vintage softcover. Some light shelfwear. Large scratch over price on front cover. Some spine creasing. Some light foxing to back cover near spine. No markings inside. Very good condition. 

5) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Five: 1947-1955, Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann, Harvest, 1975. Vintage softcover. Some light shelfwear. Some tiny scratches to cover and spine. No markings inside. Near fine condition.

6) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Six: 1955-1966, Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann, Harvest, 1977. Vintage softcover. Some light shelfwear. Previous price sticker on cover. Some corner creasing. Some light scuffs to back cover. No markings inside. Very good condition. 

7) The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume Seven: 1966-1974, Edited by Gunther Stuhlmann, Harvest, 1981.  Vintage softcover. Some creasing and scratches to spine. Previous price sticker on front cover. Some light wear along edges. No markings inside. Very good condition.