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        [Beraldi] Bibliothèque Henri Beraldi.

      I-V. Paris, 1934-35. (4),V,(1 blank),39,(4) + (8),152,(3) + (4),IV,252,(3) + (4),IV,112,(3) + (4),164,(3) s. & plr. Tre fina röda halvmarokängbd med upphöjda bind och guldlinjerade ryggar samt övre guldsnitt, övriga snitt endast putsade (Nordiska bokhandeln). Omslagen medbundna. I marokängskodda och fodrade klotkassetter. Ur Sten Lundquists bibliotek. De mycket rikt illustrerade auktionskatalogerna över Henri Beraldis fantastiska samling av konstnärligt illustrerade och fint bundna franska böcker, ofta med intressanta provenienser. Första delen förtecknar böcker från 1500- och 1600-talen, andra delen illustrerade böcker från franskt 1700-tal inklusive en del originalillustrationer, tredje delen böcker från 1800-75 och fjärde delen modernare illustrerade böcker och bokband. Den femte delen är ett supplement. Henri Beraldi (1849-1931) var en av sin tids främsta franska bibliofiler och han skrev en rad böcker om franska 1700-talsgravörer.

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Everest 1933

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1934 - An exceptionally clean, bright and solid copy of this classic account of an early attempt at scaling Mt. Everest. Large 8vo. Fifty nine sepia toned photographs, three in-text diagrams and four elaborate maps, three of them fold-outs. Lovely photographic illustrated dust jacket. Original dark navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Small stain to the rear panel of the jacket, else fine. A fine copy from the Franklin Brooke-Hitching collection with his initials neatly printed in pencil. With the armorial book-plate of Sir William Henry Ingleby. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        Parker Pyne Investigates

      Collins, 1934. - First edition. 8vo. 248pp + 6pp ads. Plum boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. A near fine copy with clean boards. One small mark at foot margin of rear board. Mild lightening to spine. Internally clean with light foxing to edges only. Crisp leaves & sharp textblock. No inscriptions. One of the Scarcer early 1930's Christie titles which was published by Collins (along with The Listerdale Mystery) in 1934 outside of the 'Crime Club' imprint both in plum boards. Wagstaff & Poole p98. Cooper & Pike pp.82-89. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Julian Roberts Fine Books ABA ILAB]
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        Men Against the Sea ( Inscribed to Zane Grey by Both Authors )

      Chapman & Hall, Ltd., London 1934 - Dark blue cloth titled in light blue. Map endpages. First published 1934. Inscribed to the dedication page by Nordhoff and Hall to author Zane Grey in Tahiti, January 28, 1934. Zane Gray's blindstamped name and handwritten name to ffep. Library call number pencilled to rear pastedown, no other library evidence. Boards darkened at margins, mildly bowed, corners softened, slightly cocked. Gutter mesh showing at p. 275. Endpages toned. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; Signed by All Authors [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Milwaukee Shops present Hiawatha, first of the speedliners: C.M.St.P.&P. R.R. passenger equipment built by the Milwaukee Shops, 1934-1935

      Milwaukee Shops Inc. Hardcover. 0963902903 For your consideration is the title, "Milwaukee Shops Present Hiawatha, First of the Speedliners: C.M.St.P.&P. R.R. Passenger Equipment Built by the Milwaukee Shops, 1934-1935," by Carl W. Solheim, et al. Our book is in exceptional condition and is graded Very Good++. The boards are clean and glossy with just faint edgewear to the corners; The endpapers and all text pages are bright and unmarked; The binding is excellent; This book will be stored and delivered in a secure storage box with foam padding. Published by Milwaukee Shops Inc, 1993; 139 pages; Hardcover, Spiral Binding; Extra-Large, Oblong Format; Red covers with title in gold lettering. . Very Good.

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      WISCHNEVSKY, SERGE. PERE CASTOR. JEUX DE FORMES by Pere Castor. Paris: Fammarion 1934. 4to (9 1/2 x 11"), flexible pictorial card covers, Fine and unused. 1st edition of this Pere Castor novelty book. Each page has fabulous color illustrations using basic geometrical shapes by Serge Wischnevsky. In the center of the book are 2 sheets of die-cut shapes that the child can use to create/copy the pictures in the book. Great copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Die Uniformen der Braunhemden. S.A., S.S., Hitlerjugend, (Deutsche) Jungvolk und B.D.M. Mit Genehmigung der Reichsleitung und nach Prüfung durch die Oberste S.A.-Führung herausgegeben.

      München, Zentralverlag der N.S.D.A.P. Frz. Eher Nachf., 1934.. Royal octavo. Pp. iv, 104. Numerous illustrations, mostly in colour. Illustrated initial printed in red & black. Extended Errata slip loosely inserted. Hardcover, bound in near contemporary full buckram with the original pictorial cover laid-down. In a very good condition. ~ First edition. Extremely scarce. An A-Z guide to the uniforms, ranks, badges and insignia of the Brown Shirts.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Le opere del fascismo nel decennale

      Milano, Istituto Editoriale Nazionale, 1934, folio, legatura originale tutta tela con titoli color vinaccia impressi al piatto anteriore ed al dorso (questo un p? stinto) pp. 596-(6) con ritratto di Mussolini in antiporta, completamente illustrato da centinaia di fotografie, nunerose cartine anche a colori, Terza edizione. Monumentale e rara opera propagandistica sull'attivit? del fascismo nei diversi settori: le strade, la bonifica integrale, le sistemazioni forestali, le centrali idroelettrice, le opere ferroviarie, le opere marinare, le opere dell'Italia Meridionale ed isole, Le opere dell'Italia centrale, le opere dell'Italia settentrionale, le colonie.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        LE OPERE DEL FASCISMO, Istituto Editoriale Nazionale 1934, terza edizione

      1934. LE OPERE DEL FASCISMO Nel decennale a cura di Arturo Tofanelli Istituto Editoriale Nazionale 1934 terza edizione  596 pagine, con illustrazioni in b/n misure 39x30 cm copertina rigida in tessuto editoriale rilegata usato in ottimo stato, foto del duce applicata a mano nelle prime pagine 

      [Bookseller: Libri Editoria Grafica Henry Beyle]
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        The Enigmatical Book of Vitus, in which is included the marvelous histories & astounding prophecies of the Clampatriarch, the credo in absurdum according to St. Vitus, the one true and orthodox ritual, & the clamproster or roll of honor, the whole prefaced by a Noble Grand Humbug's account of how it came to pass ...

      Yerba Buena, CA: Hall of Comparative Ovations, 1934. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine condition. 250 copies printed, " This is copy number I " stated on the colophon. 39 pp.; 12mo; brown boards lettered in blue; illustrations. Printed for the membership of E. Clampus Vitus, a revivification of the Secret Society of the above name, which flourished in the mines in the gold rush days. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: G. F. Wilkinson Books, member IOBA]
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        Portrait photograph of Jacob Epstein

      London 1934 - Variant of the portrait from the same session published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Bust portrait of the sculptor in profile. 1 vols. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Docketed in pencil on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("XXIII - F - 30") Bust portrait of the sculptor in profile. 1 vols. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches) Variant of the portrait from the same session published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Mickey Mouse Movie Stories: Book 2.

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company,, 1934. Oblong octavo. Original green cloth, title to spine gilt, image pasted down to front board. With the dust jacket. Walt Disney Studio black and white cartoon illustrations throughout. A couple of minor bumps to tips; an exceptionally bright copy in the jacket with some creases, chips and short closed tears to extremities, some tape repairs to verso, front panel split from spine and repaired with tape. First edition, first printing. The book contains several short story adaptations of Mickey Mouse cartoons of the time, and follows the first volume published in 1931. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Blue Ribbon Books, 1934 NY: Blue Ribbon (1934). 16mo (4 x 5"), pictorial boards, 60p., near fine. A title in Blue Ribbon's Midget Pop-up Series, this features one double-page color pop-up and nearly 20 full page black and whites to accompany the story of Mickey and his friends in Camelot. Rare, especially with pop-up intact.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        MADEIRA. KANARISCHE INSELN. AZOREN Westküste Von Marokko

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1934 - Boards with light rubbing. Bookplate ; First and only edition of this title in German. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 112 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Autograph Letter in Japanese calligraphic script to Lou Gehrig, from "the Children of Japan"

      [Japan 1934 - Pen and ink on long folded sheet of paper. 36 x 7 in. Presented to Lou Gehrig from the Children of Japan. Gehrig barnstormed around Japan in 1934, joined by Babe Ruth, his manager Connie Mack and a dozen other players. Gehrig brought his wife Eleanor, intending the trip to be the first leg of their delayed honeymoon. Gehrig and Ruth were no longer on speaking terms, and an encounter between Eleanor and Ruth involving prodigious amounts of champagne and caviar in the slugger's cabin further cemented the estrangement. The present letter, written in Japanese and presented to Gehrig from "the children of Japan," is a touching note offering good wishes to Gehrig's mother, with whom he was very close.Translation of the presentation letter:Dear Mr. Gehrig: "I am very happy to learn that you are a good filial son to your Mom. I hear that fact from someone and read about it in a magazine. I like and respect my own Mother very much. So, I would like to give something from Japan to your Mom. I was thinking and thinking, but I could not know what was a good and appropriate gift.After much consideration and thought, I decided it might be good to send your Mom the Nippon Shichi Fukujin or Japan's Seven Lucky Gods. It is close to Christmas - your country. So these Seven Lucky Gods will bring many happinesses to your Mom. This is really a 'tsumaranai mono,' not-so-fine a thing, a trifling thing of no major importance whatsoever. I wish some Japanese person in the US to explain to you about the Seven Lucky Gods. I hope you and your Mom will have a good fortune. I ask the Seven Lucky Gods to bring this gift to you. I am afraid the gift for your Mom is not so fine. Japanese children said to you, Mr. Gehrig, 'yoroshiku' to say 'hello' to you and your Mom. For a long time you have been active and working hard. Please come to Japan again. With your Mom! To have sightseeing. The children of Japan. November."[With:] 3 books on Japanese culture and tourism from Gehrig's library.From the collection of Ruth Martin Quick, a former girlfriend of Gehrig who later became a very close friend of Gehrig's mother, Christina. The collection included Gehrig's jersey worn on the 1934 Japan trip (which sold for over $500,000 at auction in 2011), a signed baseball, and other memorabilia. Provenance: Jeffrey Quick of Whippany, N.J., son of Ruth Martin Quick, a friend of Lou Gehrig Pen and ink on long folded sheet of paper. 36 x 7 in [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        From a Walt Disney Silly Symphony: The Wise Little Hen" in Good Housekeeping, June 1934

      New York: International Magazine Company, 1934. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Vol. XCVIII, No. 6. 234 pp. Very Good condition. Illustrated covers are bright, spine has a bit of loss along front edge, slight roll; cover has a few faint stains and scuffs. Internally near fine. The official first appearance of the beloved cartoon character Donald Duck was in a comic on pg. 37 of this issue of the popular magazine Good Housekeeping. It was a preview of sorts of the cartoon The Wise Little Hen, well-known as Donald Duck's celluloid debut. Here he's just "Duck" and his sailor duds are unmistakable, although his distinctive voice and combative character would have to wait.

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        Claudius the God

      London - Arthur Baker, 1934 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of Graves' sequel to I Claudius. With a folding plate of a the imperial family tree to the rear. Bound in the 1980's after Asprey's acquisition of Zaehnsdorf bindery, who merged it with their previous acquisition of Sangorski and Sutcliff. This binding is a Zaehnsdorf binding, as noted to the gilt stamp to the front pastedown. Claudius The God is a novel, written in the form of an autobiography of the Roman Emperor Claudius. Is is the sequel to I Claudius whichincludes the history of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty and the Roman Empire from Julius Caesar's assassination in 44BC to Caligula's assassination in 41AD. Claudius The God follows Caligula's death and Claudius' accession to his own death. It also includes a section written as a biography of Herod Agrippa. Graves was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial prize forboth I Claudius and ClaudiusThe God in 1934. Condition: In a full crushed morocco Zaehnsdorf binding. Zaehnsdorf gilt stamp to front pastedown. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Folding plate to the rear has been accidentally trimmed/uncut by binder, but is present. Pages are bright with spots to the first and last few pages. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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      Paris: Association des Ecrivains et des Artistes Revolutionaires, [1934].. [1934].. Fair. - Quarto, 12-1/2 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide. Softcover, reddish orange wrappers printed in black & white with a full page caricature by Yvette Guilbert on the back cover. The soiled and heavily chipped covers are detached. There are several tears and small pieces out from the edges of the covers. Several tears to the bottom edge of the front cover have been reinforced with archival linen tape from the verso. 20 pages, including the covers, with textual and full-page illustrations by the French caricaturists of the period, including contributions by Antoni, Deupe, Gosse, Andres, Jimmy Oawks, Enri, Schmied, Antek, Pogolotti, Sagette, Yvette Guilbert. The text includes a poem by Jacques Moulin "Dedie a Henri Willemin", the satirical "Petit cours de Medecine pratique" by Le Bon Docteur, "Petites explications pour ceux qui n'auraient par compris les evenements" by Jimmy Oawks, and numerous biting captions serving as titles to the illustrations. The pages are darkened with short tears and chips to the edges. A complete but fragile issue, well worth restoring due to its rarity. <p>Biting political satire about the Stavisky Affair distributed by the left wing Association des Ecrivains et des Artistes Revolutionaires.<p>Founded in March 1932 the Association was a section of the International Union of Revolutionary Writers, which the Comintern had founded a couple of years earlier. The AEAR was a French association founded by communist and communist sympathizing writers in opposition to war and fascism. Henri Cartier Bresson, Luis Bunuel, Max Ernst, Andre Gide, and Man Ray were, for a time, among the notable members of the association.<p>A 1934 financial scandal, The Stavisky Affair was generated by the actions and dealings of the embezzler Alexandre Stavisky (1888-1934). Politicians and investors were swept up in Stavisky's schemes. He sold hundreds of millions of francs worth of false bonds on the city of Bayonne's municipal pawnshops. First charged with fraud in 1927, his trial was postponed over and over again as Stavinsky, known as "Le Beau Sasha", was granted bail 19 times. In the interim, one judge was found decapitated and the affair culminated with Stavisky's "suicide", though speculation persisted that the police killed him. As suggested by "Le Canard enchaine", if it was indeed suicide Stavisky must have had "a long arm". Right wing accusations that the police had killed Stavisky to protect influential people led to the resignation of French premier Camille Chautemps. His successor Daladier, from the Radical-Socialist Party, immediately fired the right-wing Paris Police prefect Jean Chiappe as well as the director of the Comedie Francaise. The new Interior minister, Eugene Frot, announced that demonstrators would be shot. The events led to an attempted right-wing putsch fomented by Action Francaise, the Croix-de-Feu, the Mouvement Franciste and a collection of anti- Semitic, monarchist and fascist groups. The riots resulted in 14 deaths at the hands of the police. Daladier was himself forced to resign and his successor, the conservative Gaston Doumergue formed a coalition cabinet. The affair inspired the 1937 Hollywood movie "Stolen Holiday" starring Claude Rains, and the later 1974 Alain Resnais film "Stavisky" starring Jean-Paul Belmondo.<p>RARE. WorldCat locates only 1 copy, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

      [Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.]
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        Cacciatori provincia di Bologna.

      Bologna, La Fototecnica, 1934, album in pelle di cm. 32 x 22 con cinque foto originali applicate su cartoni rigidi, ognuna delle quali con numerose foto in mezzo busto (quasi 400 in totale). Raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Magies. A Fragment from Work in Progress. Initial letter, tail-piece and cover designed by Lucia Joyce, printed in various colours.

      The Servire Press bzw. Dawson, The Hague (d. i. Den Haag) bzw. Paris 1934 - 77 S. Orig.-Broschur mit Schutzumschlag. "Work in Progress" war der Arbeitstitel des letzten Buches von Joyce, das erst 1939 vollständig als "Finnegans Wake" erschien. Eins von 1000 numerierten Exemplaren auf Old Antique Dutch Papier (gesamt 1029). Mit den Illustrationen von Joyce' Tocher Lucia, die von C. G. Jung für schizoid, von ihrem Vater hingegegn für hellseherisch begabt gehalten wurde. "Joyce behauptete wieder mit Nachdruck, daß Lucias Initialen schön seien, weit besser als das, was Matisse für die Sonderausgabe des Ulysses gemacht habe" (Ellmann: James Joyce, S. 650). Der Rückentitel ist unten etwas abgerieben, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        It's A Battlefield

      William Heinemann Ltd. 1934, London - 275 pp. Original black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original colour pictorial dust wrapper. Dw chipped with slight loss at spine ends & extremities, paper strengthening on the verso. Old '7/6' label to dw spine (handwritten), with the '3/6' price visible beneath when held to a strong light. Cloth fresh. Internally very clean. No ownership names. Near Fine condition in a VG dw. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & PBFA]
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      CHARCANE. PERE CASTOR. DE FIL EN AIGUILLE. Paris: Flammarion, 1934. Oblong 4to (9 x 8 1/4"), flexible pictorial card covers, unused and As New. 1st edition. There are 36 brightly colored die cut cards with a bit of text on the back. There are 4 trades represented: hairdresser, tailor, shoemaker and carpenter. The child can arrange the cards in any way but the bits of text on the versos will only make sense if the correct cards are matched with the appropriate trade. Wonderfull illustrated in color by Characne (Jarousek Sarkan). 2 pages of instructions are at the beginning of the book. Charming and rare.

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        Portrait photograph of Pavel Tchelitchew

      1934. 1 vols. 9-15/16 x 6-3/4 inches. Atelier stamped on verso: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten/146 Central Park West/Cannot be reproduced without permission. Holograph notations in ink giving the subject of the photograph and the number of the negative. 1 vols. 9-15/16 x 6-3/4 inches. Russian Surrealist Painter, (1898-1957) Tchelitchew was part of the "homosexual wing" of the international avant-garde between the wars, and much of his work is infused with "psychosexual conflict and homoerotic longing," according to Duncan. Tchelitchew and his work were despised by Surrealism's self-appointed pope and author of the Surrealist Manifesto, André Breton, an infamous homophobe. Breton condemned Tchelitchew's art for being too visceral. Indeed, it is an apt description of the artist's representations of the grotesque, inspired by his fascination with circus "freaks," fostered largely in part by his visits to a 14th Street freak show in Manhattan.

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        Good-bye Mr. Chips

      Little, Brown and Company 1934 - First edition in first state jacket with $1.25 price. 126 pp. beige cloth with sharp blue lettering. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket, lightly rubbed and unclipped with very little wear, small tape pieces on verso corners, tiny tear near foot. Erased gift inscription on front free endpaper. A handsome copy. The first book appearance of Hilton's novel about beloved schoolteacher Mr. Chipping, preceding the British edition, which was illustrated. The basis of films in 1939 and 1969. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Signed Program

      - Program for the American pianist and composer's performance with James Melton and the Reiman Symphonic Orchestra on January 19, 1934, signed on the front cover in fountain pen by Gershwin, tenor James Melton, and conductor Charles Previn. In very good condition, with tape reinforcement along hinge. 2 pp., 5.5 x 8.5 inches.

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        Appointment in Samarra.

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1934 - First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine with a contemporary bookplate to the inner gutter, in the first issue dust jacket with a few small closed tears and general wear. A very nice example. One of the great novels of small-town American life, Appointment in Samarra is John O'Hara's crowning achievement. In December 1930, just before Christmas, the Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, social circuit is electrified with parties and dances. At the center of the social elite stand Julian and Caroline English. But in one rash moment born inside a highball glass, Julian breaks with polite society and begins a rapid descent toward self-destruction. Brimming with wealth and privilege, jealousy and infidelity, O'Hara's iconic first novel is an unflinching look at the dark side of the American dream--and a lasting testament to the keen social intelligence if a major American writer. "[O'Hara] is the only American writer to whom America presents itself as a social scene in the way it once presented itself to Henry James, or France to Proust" (Lionel Trilling, The New York Times). Chosen by Modern Library as one of 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Barlow's Journal of His Life at Sea in King's Ships, East & West Indiamen & Other Merchantmen From 1659 to 1703. Transcribed From the Original Manuscript by Basil Lubbock, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES].

      London, Hurst & Blackett 1934 - Two volumes. With a total of 80 plates, 8 of which are coloured. Crown quarto. Pp. 286, plus 5 coloured plates, of which one is foldout, including frontispiece, and 51 halftone plates; 295-575, plus 3 coloured plates including frontispiece, and 21 halftone plates. Plus 2 double-page plates as endpapers, "Gravesend (.)" on first endpapers; "The Ile of Wite Liying (.)" on last endpapers, repeated in both volumes. Half-titles present. Decorative initials, shoulder notes. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's blue full cloth, spines gilt, 3-4 very small worm holes at bottom edge of one cover. Overall fine. ~ First edition.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Archive of correspondence and documents; from his Campaigns for a California Judgeship

      Los Angeles, 1934. Generally fine, with occasional small tears, paper-clip impressions, and pinholes. 60+ pages, with additional printed and handwritten documents, various sizes and formats. Leo Gallagher (1887-1963) was an attorney, activist, and a hero to the labor movement. Starting in the 1920s, he was associated with the IWW and joined the International Labor Defense, the major organization - sponsored by the Communist party - for the defense of political and labor activists. In that capacity, Gallagher defended striking dockworkers and the San Francisco labor leader Tom Mooney. In 1933, he went to Germany with an ILD team to defend the Communist party member who was framed for the burning of the Reichstag. Gallagher entered the political fray several times. This archive documents his first two campaigns, first for a Municipal Court judgeship in Los Angeles, and then for a State Supreme Court seat. It contains typescript press releases, including endorsements from Theodore Dreiser and a variety of unions and activist organizations; draft articles for publication; carbons of correspondence between Gallagher and Upton Sinclair, who was running for Governor at the time, in which they spar over endorsing each other; campaign committee reports; copies of legal filings; original correspondence from prominent supporter, the writer Charles Erskine Scott Wood; transcriptions of radio interview questions and answers, along with planning documents for the interviews; printed and mimeograph campaign literature, flyers, briefings for union members and other supporters; lists of expenditures and original receipts for campaign expenses. The archive was assembled by the journalist, pamphleteer, and activist John M. Weatherwax, who was active in the campaign.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        Thank You, Jeeves

      McClelland & Stewart Toronto (1934) - First Edition. Abby dustjacket art. Wodehouse's first full length novel featuring Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. Near Fine, contemporary gift inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, nicked at spine ends and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thank You, Jeeves!

      Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1934. First US Edition. Hardcover. 397pp. Nicely bound in lavender shagreen with stylish art deco motifs in gold on the sides, spine with four raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold. The first full-length novel featuring Jeeves and Bertie Wooster. Tiny spot to one of the leaves else a bright, fine copy. McIlvaine A51b.; Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB ]
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        Deutschland erwache und andere Haken-Kreuz-Lieder.

      [Zürich, Privatdruck 1934,] grauer Or.-Kt.15 S.1.Ausg.Sehr seltene Veröffentl., die wohl ohne Zutun des Autors zustandekam.Bei Wilpert/G., Melzwig 584 u.Exilarchiv 4594 nur ungenau beschrieben.Nach M.Schweyer, der als Druckort Stockholm vermutet, sind 3 der zwischen März 1933 u.Juli 1934 entstandenen Spottlieder auch einzeln als Flugblätter in der Tschechoslowakei erschienen.Beil.maschinengeschr.Brief eigenh.Unterschrift an den Redakteur Kurt Lemke, worin Plievier u.a.schreibt "In der Schweiz ist meines Wissens noch ein kleines Bändchen Antinazi-Gedichte von mir erschienen."Deckelränder u.Papier leicht gebräunt, Brief gelocht u.gefaltet.

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        The History of Spain, 711-1931

      New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc., 1934 The history of Spain. Part I / by Louis Bertrand. Part II / by Louis Bertrand and Sir Charles Petrie ; the French translated by Warre B. Wells.This is an Appleton Century Book (Printed on the DJ-See Photo)

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        Original Signed Photograph

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Original signed postcard photograph of the Italian dramatist, novelist, poet and short story writer, winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his almost magical power to turn psychological analysis into good theatre." He has signed boldly across his image. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.8 x 13.6 cm). <br><br style="">Pirandello's works include novels, hundreds of short stories, and about 40 plays, for which he is best remembered. Pirandello's tragic farces are often seen as forerunners of the Theatre of the Absurd.<br style="">

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        Winnie The Pooh

      Methuen &amp; Co., 1934. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1934. Thirteenth edition. 158 pages. Blue pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth boards with black lettering. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Tanning to and edges,. Light wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. The jacket spine is sunned.

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        PHOTOGRAPHS 1920-1934.

      Hartford, Connecticut & Paris (New York on verso): James Thrall Soby & Cahiers d'Art, 1934. : , 1934. First edition - Man Ray's first monograph and a landmark photography book (cited in Roth's 101 Books.) INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the title page. 'for Evelyn, who would have been in this if I had known her then. Man Ray, Paris, 1956, Contains 104 images, mostly gravure reproductions of his stunning photographs, but also some rayographs and a portrait of Man Ray by Picasso, done especially for this book. The photographs include striking portraits of James Joyce, Salvador Dali, Matisse, Le Corvusier, DuChamp, Picasso, Braque, Derain, and many other of the leading artists of the century. Texts by Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, Rrose Selavy, and Tristan Tzara precede each section. This is the second issue with the cancel title with the fictitious statement "second edition" (although in this copy the French language version of the title page is facing front and the English is on the verso): the publisher "attempted to generate demand where none existed by suggesting the edition had sold out. copies with the original title page are exceedingly rare" (Roth, 101 Books). Evelyn was Evelyn Dawson, wife - during the 1940's - of the photographer James Fitzsimmons (in 1948 both Fitzsimmons and Man Ray were represented at a photography show at the Los Angeles County Museum), who was friendly with Man Ray and his wife Juliet during the years that they lived in Hollywood, and who herself modeled occasionally for Man Ray. In the original comb-bound stiff color photo-pictorial wrappers. Quarto. Very minor wear to the edges of the cover, some light toning to the back cover, but overall an outstanding copy of an incredible book .

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        Il ponte del Littorio.

      Venezia, Soc. Zanetti, 1934, 4to cop. originale in tela illustrata, pp. 274-(8) bella copertina con illustrazione a colori di Gorgon Tanozzi, 2 tavole a colori ripiegate f.t. stampate su carta velina con piante topografiche; 25 tavole f.t. (di cui 22 ripiegate piu' volte) con piante e disegni riproducenti piante e sezioni del Ponte "Littorio"; 11 tavole f.t. con bei disegni al tratto di Cesare Mainella riproducenti prospetti e vedute del Ponte, di Mestre e Venezia; 165 illustrazioni b.n. n.t. con immagini fotografiche e disegni. Fondamentale monografia sul Ponte Littorio che ancora oggi congiunge Mestre a Venezia col nuovo nome (dal 1945) di Ponte della Libertà e fu per molto tempo il più lungo ponte del mondo /4000 mt) ed è ancor oggi il più lungo d'Italia. Prima e unica edizione.

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        THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Hardcover. The leather on the spines retain their suppleness with just a few minor rubs; the corners are straight and the contents fresh. It is extremely difficult to find this set today in anything approaching this condition as the leather did not wear well. Fine set in Very Good slipcases with one edge split and another repaired with tape. Valenti Angelo. Six octavo volumes (5-3/4" x 9-1/4") bound in half natural cowhide leather and printed paper sides designed by Valenti Angelo. The unabridged translation complete with notes and index by Sir Richard Burton. Illustrated with 1001 drawings by Valenti Angelo. Copy #294 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. The first multi-volume set issued by the press. Scarce August 1934 Monthly Letter laid in.

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        - 2 Vols set - Histoire de la Peinture Chinoise - Des Origines à l\'Epoque Song - L\'Epoque Song et l\'Epoque Yuan

      Paris, Les Editions d\'Art et d\'Hitoire, 1934. 116, 160 pp, + 102 , 126 Planches gebundene Ausgabe, Hardcover/Pappeinband Beide Bände, feste O- Pappdeckel mit Broschurrücken , mit den Schutzumschlägen. Äußerlich etwas angestaubt , Rücken lichtverschienen, übliche Buchrückenfalte, die inneren Deckel / Vorsätze teils leicht altersschmutzig, schwach stockfleckig. Blattrandbereich schwach nachgebräunt, teilweise unbeschnitten. 123B Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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      Quaderni di Novissima, Roma 1934 - Ns. copia n. III della serie riservata agli scrittori, dedica dell\'Autore a importante letterato italiano. Ottimo stato di conservazione, volume intonso Di questo volume sono stati stampati su carta Sirio 110 esemplari numerati dall'1 al 110 per i sottoscrittori 26 esemplari numerati dall'A alla Z per i servizi editoriali e 12 esemplari su carta Umbria numerati dal I al XII per l'Autore e i sottoscrittori all'intera serie. 88 + (1) p. in-4

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        (Rom 1908 - 1988 New York). Capri. Radierung von 1934. Signiert und nummeriert \'4\'. 26 x 39 cm; Blattgr. 32 x 47,5 cm.

       1934 Am unteren Rand hs. bezeichnet \'1934 (op. 61)\'.- Blick auf Häuser am Berg, im rechten Vordergrund eine Transport-Kutsche mit 3 Pferden.- Weiße Ränder teils fleckig, 1 kleine Lochstelle, wenig Schabstellen.- Verso stärker fleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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