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      Fine Arts Press, Santa Ana , 1933. Near fine, small book plate on inside front cover. 14 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 249 pages, dark tan boards with lighter tan cloth spine, spine label to match boards, title and illustration stamped in gold on upper board, This is a stellar copy of a book generally found with considerable wear due to the fragility of the binding materials. The book does not state a limitation, but 500 copies were printed (Curtiss, Thomas E. Williams and the Fine Arts Press, number 9). Includes 5 multicolored linoleum cuts by Jean Goodwin, a drawing of Mission San Juan Capistrano by Goodwin (after an 1887 photograph), and a multicolored chart. For Goodwin, see Hughes, Artists in California 1786-1940 (third edition, volume 1, page 443).

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop]
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        WILD BILL AND HIS ERA. The Life & Adventures of James Butler Hickok. With Introduction by Charles Moreau Harger. [Together with autograph, manuscript chapter VI]

      New York: Press of the Pioneers, 1933, 1933. Western Americana; biography; xii; 229 pages. Including index; 24.3cm; original red cloth binding, spine faded; frontispiece portrait of Hickok (1837-76), American scout, U.S. marshall; illustrations listed page vii; edited by author's daughter Edith Connelley Clift; cloth clamshell box, leather spine label; together with early typed draft of chapter VI [Wild Bill kills McCanles] with autograph corrections, annotations; typed carbon copy of two later drafts of chapter VI; typed letter signed from W. W. McCanles, grandson of David McCanles, to Pioneer Press, Oct. 5, 1932; typed letter signed from Rufus Rockwell Wilson of Pioneer Press to Mrs. Edith Connelley Clift; book in black cloth clam-shell box, draft and documents in matching slipcase, both with leather spine labels; containers by Corey.. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Escuelas primarias 1932

      Secretaria de Educacion publica 1933 Format à l'italienne, 30 x 19 cm, 16 pages 89 planches photographiques. Couverture feutrée, imprimée en vert et bleu, avec rabat. Les bords des plats sont émoussés, l'intérieur en très bon état. Le célèbre architecte mexicain et muraliste Juan O'Gorman travailla en 1932 à la construction de 28 écoles publiques à Mexico City, en développant ses idées novatrices. L'ouvrage, imprimé par le Secrétariat de l'Education Publique du Mexique, propose 89 planches photographiques noir et blanc de ses réalisations, par les photographes Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Agustin Juimenez et Luis Marquez. La maquette a été réalisée par Julio I. Prieto et la typographie par Angel Chapero. L'influence de Le Corbusier est fortement marquée dans son travail. Rarissime plaquette d'architecture. 30 x 19 cms, 16 pages, 89 photographic boards. Felted cover, printed in green and blue, with flap. The edges are dulled, the inside in very good condition. The famous Mexican architect and muralist Juan O' Gorman worked in 1932 on the construction of 28 public schools in Mexico City, developing his innovative ideas. The work, printed by the Secretarial department of the Public Education of Mexico, proposes 89 photographic boards black and white with its realizations, by the photographers Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Agustin Juimenez and Luis Marquez. The book was realized by Julio I. Prieto and the typography by Angel Chapero. The influence of Le Corbusier is strongly marked in its work. Extremely rare and scarce first edition. (AC)

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dejolibelle]
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        University of Chicago Law Review. vols. 1-77 (1933-2010)

      2010. University of Chicago Law Review. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago, Law School. Bound vols. 1 to 69 part 1, LACKING vol. 21, in 86 books (1933-2002), vols. 68 no. 3 to 77 no. 4 (2002 to Fall 2010) original paper issues. Ex-library, good condition. See digital images. Reprint Price USD 4,928. * Published by the University of Chicago Law School, it was established in 1933. From 1942 through 1945 the review was published by the faculty, due to World War II. Prominent former members include Judge Abner Mikva and Provost Geoffrey Stone (both Editors-in-Chief); Judges Frank Easterbrook, Douglas Ginsburg, Danny Boggs, David Tatel, Michael McConnell, and Robert Bork; Senator Amy Klobuchar; and Professors Marvin Chirelstein, Daniel Fischel, Lawrence Friedman, Mary Ann Glendon, Randal Picker, Dale Carpenter, Ward Farnsworth, and M. Todd Henderson. The list of authors published includes Supreme Court Justices Brennan, Clark, Douglas, Frankfurter, Scalia, and Stevens; Judges Bazelon, Breitel, Frank, Friendly, Posner, Wald, Weinstein, Williams, Winter, and Wright; Justice Roger Traynor of the California Supreme Court; and Professors Ackerman, Calabresi, Dworkin, Hart, Llewellyn, Rawls, Wigmore, Williston, and Brainerd Currie, to mention only a few names from the list of illustrious scholars. The Law Review has even published an Article by J. Edgar Hoover.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Graf Zeppelin-Kalender 1933

      Stuttgart: W. Spemann,, 1933. Oblong octavo. Original wrappers, title to side of spine in red, upper wrapper a photograph of a zeppelin. Printed on rectos only. 52 illustrations from photographs. Wrappers lightly rubbed and creased. Excellent condition. A remarkable weekly Zeppelin calendar comprising 52 photographs with text in both English and German. The title page includes a portrait of Count Zeppelin "in the Corridor of His Airship" alongside a biographical sketch. The contents feature photographs of Zeppelins in flight, crew members and technical details (including a fantastic shot of the hydrogen cells filling from within the Zeppelin's metal frame), passenger accommodations, and many wonderful aerial shots such as New York City's skyscrapers, the British Parliament, Moscow's Cathedral of the Redeemer, the Brazilian coast, an Icelandic glacier, the pyramids at Giza, the Swiss Alps, and the Siberian taiga, all taken from above.

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        The Three Mustangeers

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1933, 1st Edition. () xii, 338pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Octavo. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Gold and black lettering and illustration on front cover. Some wear to boards with light bumping and wear to ends of spine, corners and top back edge of boards. Spine is somewhat darkened and writing is rubbed. Some foxing to endpapers carried through slightly to the pages next to the endpapers. Previous owners name on page after front free endpaper (1933). B / W frontis. Several B / W illustration throughout text. Reddish top edge of text block. Other two outer edges of text block have been roughly trimmed. Clean, tight text block with only some lightly scattered foxing. In dust jacket, price clipped. The jacket is rubbed with some creasing, soiling and wear (especially at spine and edges). The dust jacket has some chipping along the top and bottom with a few small closed tears and some minor professional restoration done. A nice copy. Illustrated by the author. A true first edition as signified by the Scribner's A. Will James was a cowboy, cattle rustler, beloved author and artist of the American West. Illustrations by Will James..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Lincoln and the Doctors; a Medical Narrative of the Life of Abraham Lincoln

      New York: The Pioneer Press, 1933. Limited edition of only 550 copies signed by the author, 152pp., bound in 1/4 back cloth over marbled covered boards, lettering gray over black to upper board, spine lettering gilt, edges toned, corners worn, upper edge of both boards bumped. "Printed in memory of the physicians who contributed to the maintenance of the health of Abraham Lincoln and to those physicians who sought to keep alive the sinking flame in his stricken body ...on the sixty-eighth anniversary date of his dramatic death.". First Edition. Octavo.

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        Matisse, Picasso, and Gertrude Stein. With two shorter stories

      Paris: Plain Edition,, [1933]. Octavo. Original tan wrappers printed in black. Housed in the publisher's tan slipcase. Spine very slightly toned. A superb copy. First edition, first impression. A beautiful copy, one of only 500 printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fallen Asleep While Young [Signed] [Nuorena nukkunut; The Maid Silja]

      London: Putnam, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. A Very Good + copy of the first UK edition, first printing (age toning to the spine and to the board edges, tiny pull to cloth under the "U" in "YOUNG" on the front board -- not affecting lettering, lower right corner of front board bumped), in a Very Good+ example of the rare dust jacket (spine mildly darkened, rubbing to edges, tiny chips and tears to the spine ends and panel corners, one quite small chip and one tiny chip to upper front panel, tiny tear to each of the upper and to lower edges of rear panel), SIGNED BY FRANS E. SILLANPAA on the title page; Frans Sillanpaa's tale of a Finnish farmer's daughter, an only child and the last green shoot of an old family tree. As her father, though hardworking, also is impractical and improvident, the farm becomes a shambles and, at her father's death, Silja must move on. She performs domestic work on various farms and, one after another, the farmers fall in love with her. She, however, becomes afflicted with an incurable disease which leads to an early death. Frans Eemil Sillanpaa won the 1939 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which he has portrayed their way of life and their relationship with Nature." "Fallen Asleep While Young" (published in America as "The Maid Silja", The Macmillan Company, 1933) is one of only a few of his works to have been translated to English [the others known to us being "Hurskas kurjuus" ("Meek Heritage") and Ihmiset suviyössä ("People in the Summer Night), all three of which are rather scarce to the market in first edition]. Along with Meek Heritage [Hurskas kurjuus (1919)] Fallen Asleep While Young is Sillanpaa's most important work and the tale was specifically cited by Per Hallström, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, in his speech presenting the Prize to Sillanpaa. It stands alone as his most-admired work and is the one which propelled him to international fame. Both the English and the American publications of this important novel are remarkably scarce and are, of course, rare in the dust jacket. Signed copies of any Sillanpaa's works in any language are quite scarce, and signed copies in English translation are absolute hens' teeth. A Very Good + copy of Frans E. Sillanpaa's most important and admired work, in the rare dust jacket, SIGNED BY FRANS E. SILLANPAA. RARE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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      Nw York: John Day, 1933, 1934.. 279,[1]; xiv,300,[1]pp. Original blue publisher's cloth, gilt. Light soiling to cloth of first title. Both jackets clipped at corners, some minor chipping and a few small tears. Both internally fresh and clean. Both with presentation inscription by the author on front flyleaf; bookplate on each front pastedown. Very good in a very good jacket, and near fine in a very good jacket. Housed together in a custom blue cloth slipcase, cloth chemise with leather label for each volume. First edition of each title, both inscribed to Frederick Holbein at Christmas by Roosevelt the year each was published. In LOOKING FORWARD, the President, newly inaugurated, reflects on the events leading to the Great Depression and the way forward out of the crisis; ON OUR WAY is the sequel volume, presenting Roosevelt's personal account of the first year of his administration and the ideals of the New Deal. LOOKING FORWARD is a fifth printing, while ON OUR WAY appears to be a first printing.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Looking Forward

      New York: John Day Co. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, beautifully bound. Published in 1933, only a few months after Roosevelt took office, the New York Times bestseller Looking Forward presented Roosevelt's honest and frank assessment of the causes of the Great Depression and the current state of the economy and argued for the reforms presented in his New Deal. New York: John Day Co., 1933. Octavo, recent full morocco gilt. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        A Game of Golf

      London: Hutchinson and Co., (Publishers) Ltd.,, 1933. A book of reminiscence. With an introduction by Bernard Darwin. With 15 illustrations. Octavo. Finely bound in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, decorative endpapers, triple rule to turn-ins, gilt edges. With black and white photographs. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. Ouimet was an American golfer, who is frequently referred to as the "father of amateur golf" in the United States. He won the 1913 U.S. Open, and was the first American elected Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Femmes. Collection d'etudes photographiques du corps human

      Paris: Editions Arts et Metiers Graphiques, , 1933. Collection d'etudes photographiques du corps human. Folio, cover plate+19 photogravure plates+1 title leaf, in the original cloth and paper portfolio. An exceptionally nice copy and distinctly scarce thus. First Edition. Of three planned portfolios, this was the only one to be issued by Editions Arts et Metiers Graphiques. The two that never were published being Hommes and Adolescents. For its day a conspicuously innovative work - the studies in their composition, choice of subject, and use of raking light prefigured the later work of many post war photographers.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Royal Liverpool Golf Club; A History 1869-1932

      Willmer Brothers & Co. Ltd, Berkinhead, UK 1933 - With a forward by Bernard Darwin. 310 pages including folding plan of course, many black and white photographic plates and detailed appendices which include a First World War Roll of Honour. Royal Liverpool, also known as Hoylake is one of the most famous golf courses in the world. Golf digest ranks it #72 of the top #100 in the world. It was on Hoylake that Bobby Jones won the British Open in 1930 on his way to winning the Grand Slam. The 2006 British Open returned to Hoylake for the first time since 1967. It also hosted the first Walker Cup match in 1921. Hoylake has hosted the British Open 10 times, the first time in 1897. Bound in original green cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and gilt embossed coat of arms to upper board. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Golf]
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        Original Typescript of "Tribute to a Hero"

      1933. 23 pages, carbon typescript, with approximately three dozen changes made in Cain's hand, and more than a dozen additional small variations between this text and the published version. Published in American Mercury in November 1933, "Tribute to a Hero," is an autobiographical piece about the Cain family following the father's 1903 job change from St. John's College at Annapolis to Washington College at Chestertown, MD, and the culture shock that ensued from this move to a "hick place" from one of "smartness, competence, and class," a state of affairs that was partially redeemed by the actions of "a great man" (with an assist from Cain's father) on the occasion of a Washington College-Maryland Agricultural College football game. Published the year before his first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice (and following Our Government in 1930, nonfiction based on Cain's column for New York World). Called "one of Cain's finest essays" by David Madden in James M. Cain: Hard-Boiled Mythmaker. Carbon paper a bit yellowed, some pencil rubbing, not affecting text; near fine. An early manuscript of a boyhood epiphany by a writer who gained a place in the literary pantheon for his famous first novel, which is still considered one of the high spots of American hard-boiled fiction. .

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition. cloth. Neat bookplate on front pastedown and owner blindstamp at bottom of front blank. Near Fine in an uncommon and Very Good dustwrapper with the spine darkened. Includes eight speeches before the Gridiron Club, the first time the speeches of a U.S. President to the club were printed, as well as four other addresses by Hoover: "A Remedy for Disappearing Game Fishes"; a speech celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of Edison's Invention of the Incandescent Electric Lamp; a speech before the Iowa Society; and a speech commemorating the Twentieth Anniversary of The Boy Scouts of America. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author: "To one Katherine Eckerts(?)/a steadfast person/from Herbert Hoover." Laid in is a ten-page pamphlet by Hoover titled "Our National Policies in This Crisis," dated 20 December 1950, printing a speech he gave in New York on that date.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Portrait photograph of Henri Matisse

      New York, may 20, 1933. (MATISSE, HENRI) Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 28 cm. (Approximately 14 x 10-7/8 inches). Half portrait with artist facing left, in suit. Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed by Van Vechten in ink, giving the subject of the photograph, the date, and the number of negative and print ("XIII C: 6") . Rare portrait of Matisse

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        Settings and Costumes of the Modern Stage

      London / New York: The Studio Ltd / The Studio Publications Inc., 1933. Near fine in a surprisingly bright, very close to fine jacket with just a tiny nick, a small chip and a quarter-inch closed tear at the bottom of the back panel. Truly a gorgeous copy.. First Edition. Quarto. Seven full color plates and 181 black and white photographs showing many examples of costume and set design from a variety of theatrical productions in many countries including: Great Britain, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, Russia, and the United States.

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        Portrait photograph of Jascha Heifetz

      New York, 3 april, 1933 - (HEIFETZ, JASCHA) Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 13-5/8 x 10-7/8 inches). Half-length portrait. Gelatin silver print. Fine. Docketed in ink on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("XIV - c - 3")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        All Men Are Enemies

      London, Chatto & Windus,, 1933. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. One page torn at affecting the text but without loss. A very good copy. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Frank from Richard 1933 'Men Without Women'". The recipient was F. S. Flint the poet and Aldington's fellow Imagist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FARMER BOY

      1933. 1. WILDER,LAURA INGALLS. FARMER BOY. NY: Harper Bros (1933), not 1st ed.. 8vo (7 1/4 x 8 1/2", pictorial cloth, Fine with front flap and part of front panel of the dust wrapper. In the third Little House title, the story revolves around Almonzo Wilder's life in New York. Illustrated with color frontis and in black & white by HELEN SEWELL. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY LAURA INGALLS WILDER on the half title. The owner's grandparents knew Wilder and had her sign this book which they also inscribed to him. Books signed by Wilder are rare.

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        Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, The [First Issue]

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1933. First Edition, as stated. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine+. First Issue (silver-blue cloth), one of 5400 copies ("no known breakdown between the [three] various issues"—Wilson). 8vo: [8],310pp, with frontispiece and 15 further photographs. Publisher's silver-blue cloth, spine and upper cover stamped gilt, top edge stained silver-gray; in an unglazed pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped) printed in black and orange, featuring a photo by Man Ray (which is repeated as the frontispiece). A Fine, unread copy, square, tight and unmarked, in a better than Near Fine jacket with brief edge wear, slight toning to spine, few stray spots on back panel. Haas & Gallup XXI. Wilson A20a. From May to August 1933, several chapters of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas appeared in the Atlantic Monthly. The book was not available until August, and in the United States the first printing sold out by August 22, nine days before the official publication date. At the age of 59, Stein had become a popular success. As she explained in Everybody's Autobiography (1937): "Well anyway it was a beautiful autumn in Bilignin and in six weeks I wrote The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas and it was published and it became a best seller . . . I bought myself a new eight-cylinder Ford car and the most expensive coat make to order by Hermes . . . I had never made any money before in my life and I was most excited. "Gertrude Stein's life-long companion, Alice B. Toklas, is the narrator of this book written by Stein, which describes their life together in Paris from Alice's point of view. Thus, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas is not, in fact, Alice B. Toklas's autobiography; instead it is Gertrude Stein's idea of what such a book might look like. . . . [It] can also be described as a selective history of artistic and literary developments in Paris in the 1910s and 1920s, [with] witty stories of how Stein and her brother Leo began to collect early paintings by Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso . . . first-hand accounts of numerous social gatherings, including the famous banquet for Rousseau given by Picasso and his wife . . . [and, in] one frequently cited story, Alice explain[ing] that, at a dinner party with many of the well know artists in Paris at the time, 'After a while I murmured to Picasso that I liked his portrait of Gertrude Stein. Yes, he said, everybody says that she does not look like it but that does not make any difference, she will, he said.' . . . (The Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

      London: The Bodley Head,, 1933.. Octavo. Original beige cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. Black and white photographic frontispiece by Man Ray, and 15 photographic plates. Spine a little tanned, some light spotting to edges and leaves, top-stain faded. An excellent copy in the somewhat creased and tanned but very presentable jacket. First UK edition of this scarce volume. Inscribed by Cecil Beaton to his close friend Stephen Tennant on the first blank, "Stephen, love, Cecil." Beaton took many photographs of Stein and her friend Alice B. Tolkas, a number of which make up the photographic plates in this volume. In his 1951 Photobiography, Beaton wrote of the couple, saying that he "became a devoted admirer and deeply grateful friend of both Alice and Gertrude, who were like newly found fairy godmothers and gave me so much sympathetic encouragement.

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      Tuskegee, AL, 9 April 1933. Letter. Normal creases from folding. About Fine. Fine 2-page SIGNED letter on the front and rear of a sheet of Tuskegee Institute letterhead: @225 words to a student addressed as "My very own precious boy, Mr. Davis." A typically effusive letter but with some scientific content as well. In part: "Mr. Ford had decided not to push the project he wanted me to look over.... I have what they need worked out in the laboratory. I want them to see it. I cannot take it all up there." Henry Ford and Carver became friends during the course of the work Carver did for him in using plant weed to produce synthetic rubber and in developing a plastic material from soybeans that Ford used in parts of his automobile. Carver concludes, "Dear, the coconut (cocus nucifera) is propagated almost wholly from the seed, (the nut itself) the young plants come out from the two little eye like spots. The nuts grow in bunches similar to grapes from 12 to 15 in a bunch, at the top of the tree. I dreampt that we were traveling together last night, it seemed to be in some foreign country. I could not tell where." Carver of course is best known for his discoveries of the many products that could be made from peanuts, 325 to be exact, including milk, cheese, instant coffee, printer's ink, vinegar, dyes, soap, and wood stains. He was born a slave and as an infant was stolen and ransomed in exchange for a racehorse.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Antike Fresken

      Munchen - Verlag der Marees-Gesellschaft, 1933 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of facsimiles of Roman frescos, edited by Theodor Wiegand. With ten large colour plates and a monochrome plate depicting Romulus and Remus being suckled by a wolf (collated complete). Theodor Wiegand (October 30, 1864 December 19, 1936) was one of the most famous German archaeologists. In 1894 he worked under Wilhelm Drpfeld at the excavation of the Athenian Acropolis. From 1895 till 1899 he excavated the ancient Greek cities of Priene, from 1899 till 1911 Miletus, he took part at the excavations of the sanctuary of Didyma (190511) and of Samos (191011). In Pergamon he discovered, in 1927, the arsenals of the castle at the acropolis and excavated the large sanctuary of Asklepios outside the city. He also finished the excavations at Baalbek in Lebanon and published the results. Condition: In a cloth portfolio binding. Externally sound, though with some marks and light wear rto the extremities. Plates are unbound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Planning - a Broadsheet Issued by PEP (Political and Economic Planning) Volume 1 - Vol 32 (i.e. Issues 1 - 498)

      London 1933 - 1966. (Lacking only three issues - 415, 466, 471). An amzing, highly unusual long run of this diverse publication. Volumes 1 - 18 are clothbound, slightly marked and faded but very sound; the rest are in original parts, a few minor imperfections, but overall very good. A quick glance through quickly shows the range of articles : The Use of Statistics (1934). The Fuel problem (1935). The State of the Highlands (1936). The Health Services (1937). The Control of Rivers (1938). London Under Bombing (1941). Refugees in Britain (1944). The Unmarried Mother (1946). Employment of Women. The Opera in Britain (both 1948). The Football Industry. The Gramophone Record - industry and art. (both 1951). Social Security and Unemployment in Lancs (1951). Progress of the Gas Turbine (1953). The Menace of Air Pollution (1954). Graduate Wives (1954). The Cricket Industry (1956). Prospects for Nuclear Power (1959). Young Europeans in England. Housing Associations. Cartel Policies and the Common Market (all 1962). The Parliament of the European Communities (1964). [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, whos was a member of PEP for four of its early years.]Political and Economic Planning (PEP) was a British policy think tank, formed in 1931 in response to Max Nicholson's article A National Plan for Britain published in February of that year in Gerald Barry's magazine The Week-End Review. The original members included Nicholson and Barry, the zoologist Julian Huxley, the agronomist Leonard Elmhirst, the financier Sir Basil Blackett, the civil servants Dennis Routh and Sir Henry Bunbury, the research chemist Michael Zvegintzov, and Israel Sieff, a director of Marks & Spencer. Sieff was Chairman in the 1930s, followed by Elmhirst in 1939 and by Nicholson in 1953. It was a non-governmental planning organisation financed by corporations. This prolific organisation was influential in the formation of the National Health Service, World War II and post-war planning, and the development of the African colonies. After the war it shared the offices of The Nature Conservancy in Belgrave Square, London, producing reports such as Opportunities in Industry (1957) and Advisory Committees in British Government (1960). In 1978 PEP merged with the Centre for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), and became the Policy Studies Institute (PSI). [VERY HEAVY - POSTAGE WILL NEED TO BE INCREASED.].

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        The Farmer's Year. A Calendar of English Husbandry. Written and Engraved by...

      London: Collins, 1933.. First edition, oblong folio, (vi), 54, (2) pp. 12 full page wood engravings and 7 vignettes plus initial letters, patterned endpapers. Original gilt titled green cloth, spine and top and bottom edges faded, light damp staining to the outer edge of both covers, d.w. browned with loss to extremities and some careful strengthening to the reverse.

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        The Water Wheel

      [Ithaca:] Dragon Press, Duffield and Green,, 1933. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rather dull, traces of damp to lower board, contents somewhat browned but a very good copy in the chipped and frayed dust jacket. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper: "This one for them Abernathys for having helped me in so many ways, sincerely Julian Mar.7.33." The recipient was Milton Abernathy, the editor of Contempo, a short lived but notable little magazine published in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from 1931 to 1934, to which Shapiro (as John Sanford) contributed. This was Shapiro's first novel and the only one to bear his real name. John A. Sanford (1904-2003) was born Julian Lawrence Shapiro, but adopted his pen-name to forestall anti-Semitism, taking the name from his protagonist in The Water Wheel. A friend of Nathanael West whom he followed to Hollywood in a less than stellar attempt to become a screen writer, in 1938 he married the far more successful writer Marguerite Roberts. The couple were victims of the McCarthy witch hunt in the 1950s, and their refusal to testify led to their blacklisting in the film business for two decades. Shapiro may be considered one of the least justly neglected greats of American literature. His work was innovative and uncompromising - typically written without hope of popular acclaim, his books remain notably fresh.

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        The Empty Quarter

      London: Constable and Company Ltd.,, 1933. Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twi rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece and 31 other plates, and with 2 coloured folding maps and a similar plan. Some mild foxing to a couple of leaves, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression. A record of the "greatest" of his "remarkable journeys," (ODNB) the crossing of the 'empty quarter.' Ronald Wingate considered that "it is mainly to him that the world owes its present knowledge of Central Arabia." (DNB), and his tombstone in Beirut describes him as Greatest of Arabian Explorers, judgements that it would be difficult to disagree with. Uncommon in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Maria Chapdelaine

      Paris: Éditions Mornay, 1933. Small quarto. (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches). Limitation leaf and title printed in brown and black, the title with a coloured vignette. 54 coloured illustrations (15 headpieces, 1 tailpiece, 38 half-page) after Gagnon, printed at the atelier Godde & Chevassu under the supervision of M. Grenier. Original paper wrappers printed in imitation of birch bark, modern black leatherette box, paper title label to spine. A fine copy of the finest edition of this bestseller including Clarence Gagnon's most important illustrative work. This work was limited to 2000 copies, this copy numbered 1995, one of 1900 copies printed on 'blanc de Rives' paper. Louis Hémon, born in Brest, France, moved to Canada in 1911. The present work was his most successful novel and has been translated into more than 20 languages. "Maria Chapdelaine ... , a novel embodying the spirit of French Canada at its most lyrical, was based by the author ... on his experiences in the Lac Saint-Jean district of Québec. Church and farm provide a physical and symbolic setting for the romance, as the seasons and feast days provide a mythic temporal framework for its action. Following the death of her mother and that of her lover François Paradis, Maria must choose between two suitors: Lorenzo Surprenant, who tempts her with the riches of America, and Eutrope Gagnon, the boy next door. She unselfishly accepts Gagnon, thereby ensuring the survival of family and community and affirming the traditional values of rural French Canada." (Michele Lacombe writing for The Canadian Encyclopedia). In an effort to retain a purity of colour Clarence Gagnon worked in gouache and crayon for these illustrations, and on a small scale, with none of the originals being larger than about 8 inches square. As the limitation leaf notes, the illustrations for this work took Gagnon three years to complete and are amongst his most important illustrative works. Gagnon was a painter, illustrator and etcher and is now recognized as one of the major figures in the development of Canadian modern art. Born in Montreal in 1881, Gagnon first studied art at the Art Association of Montreal, starting at the age of 16. By 1904, he was in Paris where he lived and worked, studying briefly at the Academie Julian under Jean-Paul Laurens, and absorbing the French Impressionist's love of pure colours. "Back in Canada in 1909, he lived near Montreal in Baie-Saint-Paul, which, in the Charlevois region, became one of his favorite painting locations ... He became an associate of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1910 and a full member in 1922. From 1911 to 1914 he was variously in Canada, France and Norway, working from sketches begun in Quebec. His subjects included French-Canadian life and anecdotal scenes ... He abandoned etching for landscape painting, and in addition to scenes of Quebec did village scenes and landscapes in France. In 1913, he exhibited scenes of Canada at the Galerie Reitlinger in Paris. Gagnon lived in Paris from 1924 to 1936, where he illustrated Louis Hemon's story of Canadian frontier life, Marie Chapdelaine, and L. F. Rouquette's Le Grand Silence Blanc... In 1936, Clarence Gagnon stopped painting, and then devoted himself to the establishment of Ile d'Orléans, a national historical park inspired by ones he had seen in Scandinavia." ("Clarence Gagnon, 1881- 1942" in American Art Review, December 2006, p. 134-137). Cf. J. Russell Harper Painting In Canada [1966] p.463

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        The Empty Quarter: being a description of the great south desert of Arabia known as Rub 'al Khali; together with 'Rub 'al Khali', Royal Geographical Journal, 1933

      Constable, 1933. 1st edition. Hardcover. Frontispiece, 32 plates, 1 plan, 3 folding colour maps, original olive-green cloth (matching the design of his previous book, Arabia of the Wahhabis), spine slightly bumped at ends, some light abrading to the extremities, small hole in the cloth on the front spine edge, original 1933 owner's name on fep, the pages very clean bar an occasional, minuscule spot. In the very rare, unclipped, white dustjacket, slightly rubbed to the rear panel with two small closed tears at the head of the spine. Philby was an Arabist, explorer, writer and British intelligence officer in the First World War, and after over 15 years of travelling in the Arabian peninsula, he undertook a gruelling exploration of the Great Desert, one of the most desolate places on earth, in search of a ruined city called Wabar, which turned out to have significance not so much for archaeological reasons but as a site of a rare meteor collision. The Times called it 'one of the boldest feats in the enthralling history of Arabian exploration'. This is a very nice copy, in the very scarce wrapper. Accompanying the book is the rare Royal Geographical Society Journal of January 1933, with excellent blue covers and very clean pages, which contains the paper entitled 'Rub Al Khali' which Philby gave to the RGS in May 1932, with his photographs and a large fold-out map in full colour. This lecture, about his early explorations into the Great South Desert of Arabia, precedes, and makes an excellent association with, The Empty Quarter. A unique pairing.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        The Empty Quarter Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali

      London: Constable & Co., 1933. Original brown cloth, 32 photographic plates, 1 plan, 2 folding maps, interesting appendices, xxiv 433pp, index. Since 630 the city of Mecca has been the center of the Islamic world, but the modern nation of Saudi Arabia was not created until 1932, and oil was not discouverated until 1936. The expedition recorded in this book began in 1931, and it is a fascinating account of pre-oil Saudi Arabia.. The nation has changed remarkably in the last 100 years, and the change is still going on.. Part of dj laid in.. First. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dj.

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books]
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        The Empty Quarter

      London: Constable & Co, 1933. Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali. Olive green cloth, gilt lettered and ruled spine and blind ruled boards. Library stamp top edge, barely noticeable because of dark staining to top edge. Small library number on title page. Shallow stain to frontis photo not affecting photo at all. Otherwise very nice. Super copy of Philby's famous book. Another one of those desert loving Englishmen.. 1st. Cloth. VG/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        FLUSH. A Biography

      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,London.,1933. FIRST EDITION.Illustrated with four original drawings by Vanessa Bell and six other illustrations.Small light mark to spine and few light spots to fore edge but overall a fine copy in the scarce original publishers dustwrapper.Small closed tear to bottom of spine and some light spotting to rear panel but overall a lovely bright example.A Lovely copy.--An attempt to write the life of a dog,Mrs.Browning's Spaniel Flush,who not only played an active part in human life,and inspired poetry,but was himself a dog of worth and character well deserving celebration.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Huset og havet.

      Oslo 1933. 8vo. 360 s. Orig. helsjirtingbd.. Med håndskrevet hilsen fra Knut Hamsun

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      - Salamanca, Imp. Comercial Salmantina, 1933-35, 5 tomos en 4º holandesa, 384 págs.+26 láminas, 470 págs.+21 láminas, 431 págs.+20 láminas, 493 págs.+19 láminas, 428 págs.+19 láminas. Edición numerada. (Falta el tomo 6º para estar completa)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bra]
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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favourites With New Illustrations. Includes Cinderella, Rip Van Winkle, The Three Bears, Beauty and the Beast, Sinbad and Aladdin,

      London, George Harrap and Co., 1933., 1933. 8vo., with 8 colour illustrations and numerous illustrations in black and white. Recent full red oasis morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers, original boards bound in at rear. Fine. First Rackham Edition. An attractive copy showing the many styles of Rackham's art work. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Mime of Mick Nick and the Maggies

      The Hague, The Servire Press; New York, Gotham Book Mart,, 1933. A Fragment from Work in Progress. Octavo. Original white wrappers, titles to spine and upper wrapper in blue, decoration to upper wrapper in blue, black, and silver, edges untrimmed. With the original glassine jacket. Housed in the publisher's card slipcase. Lightly rubbed at extremities, contents unopened. An excellent copy in the glassine jacket that is a little chipped and shrunk. First edition, first impression. One of 1000 copies from a limited edition of 1029 numbered copies. The present edition was divided amongst four different imprints, that of the present copy being the Gotham Book Mart of New York.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        To Have and Have Not

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Printing (with "A" and the publisher's seal on the copyright page). 8vo; [8], 262pp. Publisher's black cloth, the upper cover with Hemingway's signature in gilt, the spine lettered in gilt within a lime-green title block; in a gold, black and white typographic dust jacket by Neely, priced at $2.50. A Fine copy, apparently unread, with a collector's bookplate to the toned front paste down (from binder's glue); in a Near Fine jacket with light edge wear and several short creases and a short closed tear to the back panel. Inspiration for the Howard Hawks film with Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Walter Brennan, about a fishing boat skipper who runs contraband between Cuba and Florida. Hemingway stitched the novel together from two earlier short stories ("One Trip Across" and "The Tradesman's Return") and a novella, and Hawks claimed Papa had told him it was his worst book and a "bunch of junk." Still, whatever it's literary merit, this is an uncommonly collectible copy at a very attractive price. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.&

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        The Hound of Death & Other Stories

      Odhams Press Limited, London 1933 - "Copyright 1933" ~ Correct first edition/first printing statement. ~ CONDITION: Dustjacket: A beautifully vibrant facsimile dustjacket. Has vibrant and colourful illustrations to the front, enclosed in a plastic protective archival sleeve. Maroon cloth boards with black lettering to the spine. Uneven fading with spotting to rear. Housed and protected by the dustjacket that accompanies. All 247 pages are tightly bound. Browning mainly to endpages and first and last few pages, with occasional foxing. The majority are very clean. Includes a small bonus item of a photocopy [on glossy paper] of Agatha Christies signature laid in. ----- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. --- If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make your preferred choice]. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arabella's Beautiful Books]
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        MONSTER RUPERT 1933

      Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1933. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Tourtel, Mary. Very good condition with no wrapper. Green pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert hiding from the Old Miser. Colour frontis. Single-colour illustrations throughout. Contains Rupert And The Old Miser; Rupert And The Fairy Child; The Adventures of Father Christmas; Rupert and the Ogres. Some minor restoration work to spine, professionally done. Corners are worn. Endpapers and title page foxed, patch of light surface paper damage to copyright page. Rest of contents are beautifully clean. SPECIAL OFFER: REDUCED FROM £675! [R]

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        Das Jahr I-VII. Rhytmus und Tatbestände des ersten Jahres nationalsozialistischer Staatsführung

      Bln., Freiheitsverlag 1933-1940.. Bde. 1-7. kl.-4°. 112; 112; 96; 100; 96; 96; 192 S. Mit insg. 450 photogr. Taf. OHLn. m. Einbandill. Exlibris. In sehr gutem Zustand. Nationalsozialistische Propagandaschrift in der die 'Ereignisse und Tatbestände' der Jahre I-VII nach der Machtübernahme dokumentiert werden. Mit Texten von Hermann Göring u.a. Das Jahr VII: Bln., Vlg. f. Sozialpolitik, Wirtschaft und Statistik. Selten in dieser Vollständigkeit.

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        Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox [Rare Signed Association Copy with Uncommon Insert]

      Los Angeles: Upton Sinclair, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original orange cloth (a touch askew, corners rubbed through, spine lightly sunned, expected general edge wear, rear board shows some modest rubbing, expected handling soil -- lacking the scarce dust jacket), SIGNED BY UPTON SINCLAIR on the front free endpaper and there inscribed by him as follows: "To Lena Morrow Lewis / (fellow candidate) / with sincere regards / Upton Sinclair ["Upton Sinclair" underscored]"; TOGETHER WITH the uncommon insert authored by Upton Sinclair's wife titled "A Letter from Mary Craig Sinclair to Eve Fox". In "Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox", Sinclair presents a partisan exposition of the motion picture Tycoon William Fox's many business troubles in Hollywood based on materials that Fox provided to Sinclair and written to present Fox's case to the world, with Upton Sinclair seeing it as an indictment of the prevailing capitalist structure and claiming that Fox had been ruined, and his business stolen, by Wall Street Bankers. A dedicated Socialist and a man Time magazine described as "a man with every gift except humor and silence", Upton Sinclair was the Democrat candidate in the 1934 California Gubernatorial election and was expected to win the race until the Los Angeles Times called him a man who would "soviets" the state and introduce free love and the nationalization of children. The movie industry threatened employees with dismissal if they voted for Sinclair. The Inscribee, [Martha] Lena Morrow Lewis, was a journalist, newspaper editor, orator, political organizer, a leader of the Socialist Party of America, and an activist in the Women's Suffrage, Prohibition, and Socialist movements, being one of the most active female socialists during the first half of the Twentieth Century and having much in common with Upton Sinclair. Signed copies of the book are exceedingly scarce. A wonderful SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY, written and presented by one of the day's most recognized authors and ardent Socialists to a prominent fellow traveler and a remarkable woman in her own right, Lena Morrow Lewis. A Rare and Notable copy.

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        EIMI ( "I Am")

      New York: Covici Friede, 1933 #266/1381 numbered copies signed by the author, 432pp., bound in yellow cloth lettered in black, a fine bright copy in a handsome unclipped dust jacket nearly fine with short closed edge tear to head and bottom right corner of upper board with just a bit of wrinkling. In all, a lovely near fine copy.. LIMITED EDITION.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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      New York: Covici, Friede, Publishers, 1933. First edition, Limited and Signed by the author. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original yellow cloth, lettered in black on the spine and upper cover. 432pp. A pleasing and very well preserved copy, light mellowing to the spine panel and light aging generally. FIRST EDITION SIGNED and numbered on last page by author. Cummings uses his unique writing style, scrambling standards of punctuation and grammer to write this travel diary attacking the regimentation of individuals in the USSR.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933 - Contains, among others, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" and "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio." Cloth is remarkably bright including the gold labels. First issue dustwrapper is bright with mild wear to the spine tips and corners and rubbing along rear spine edge. Fine in a Near Fine, completely unrestored dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        LE NOTAIRE DU HAVRE. By Georges Duhamel

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1933.. Octavo. Full forest-green morocco, with borders of repeating gilt ruled lozenges with blindstamped-dicing, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, all edges gilt on the rough. Trace of slight rubbing to joints, lower fore- corner of free endsheet creased, otherwise fine. half- morocco chemise and morocco faced slipcase. First edition of the first volume in the "Chronique de Pasquier" cycle (1933-1945). One of 1625 numbered copies on vergé pur fil Lafuma. "Jacques Anthoine-Legrain (1907– ca. 1970) was Pierre Legrain’s stepson and assistant. Beginning in 1929 he continued the late master’s geometric aesthetic and gained high standing as a design binder in his own right" - Six Centuries of Master Book Binding at Bridwell Library. TALVART & PLACE (DUHAMEL) 77.

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