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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U. und mehrzeiliger eh. Nachschrift. London, 29. VI. 1934.

      1934. 1 S. Kl.-4to. An die Schriftstellerin Lisa Tetzner (1894-1963): "Verzeihen Sie, dass Sie solange auf Antwort warten mussten. Ich war monatelang krank. Mein Kinderbuch ist leider noch nicht fertig. Wenn ich es fertig habe, will ich Ihnen gern das Manuscript schicken, ich danke Ihnen für Ihr Interesse. [...]". - Leicht fleckig.

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        Konvolut: Liebe. Tonio Kröger-Illustrator Erich M. Simon u. Vicky von Hoesch. Berlin Dresden 1933: Einige Schriftstücke bzw. Autographen, Textstücke und Zeichnungen, die Erich M. Simon aus Berlin an Vicky Hoesch in Dresden und ins Schloss Wasserlos in Alzenau geschickt hat.

      Dieses reizvolle Konvolut dokumentiert eine wohl unerfüllte Liebesgeschichte des "Tonio Kröger"-Illustrators Erich M. Simon zu Vicky von Hoesch, die aus der bekannten Dresdner Von-Hoesch-Familie kam. Im beigelegten vielleicht letzten Brief an Vicky von Hoesch schreibt Simon über seine Gefühle zu Ihr und stellt ihr drei ausführliche Fragen: "Ist Vicky Hoesch und der Maler Simon so befreundet, daß selbige sich so wichtige Sachen sagen dürfen?" Ein Stück weiter schreibt Simon: "Kurz und gut: Ich habe Vicky gerne! Vielleicht liegt der Grund darin, dass Vicky viel mit Künstlern verkehrt hat und daher diesen Menschenschlag versteht." Simons zweite Frage lautet: "Hat das Mitleid mit Frau E. M. Simon Berechtigung? Bis zu einem gewissen Grade: Ja! ... Meine Frau liebt mich. ... Was ich in den letzten 2 Jahren durchgemacht habe, ist so schlimm, so grausig, dass ich mich heute wundere, dass ich nicht einfach verrückt geworden bin." Hier spricht Simon wohl über das Verhalten seiner Frau. Den Teil 3 seines Briefes (seine dritte Frage) betitelt Simon mit "Geheimnisvolle Zusammenhänge!" U. a. schreibt er darin: "Sie waren ja in Dresden (dieser blödsinnigen und doch so reizvollen Stadt) eine überragende Persönlichkeit. ... Ich war 6 Jahre in Dresden, es war eine sehr glückliche Zeit für mich. Irgendwie sind Sie in diese Zeit verflochten. Ich habe eine wundervolle Erinnerung an eine Gesellschaft in Lüderitz." Im Brief wird der Begriff "Lüderitzer-Bucht" erwähnt, vielleicht eine ironische Anspielung an die damalige "Lüderitzstraße", die jetzt "Max-Lieberman-Strasse" heißt. Der Brief endet mit: "Denn ich hoffe, dass Sie - wenn Sie wieder in Berlin sein sollten - Ihre Aversion gegen den armseligen "Borranegra" (so nannte Vicky Simon) überwunden haben und zu mir in meine Einsiedelei nach Dahlem kommen werden." Wohl ist diese Liebe unglücklich ausgegengen, zumal Simon als Jude kurz darauf im Jahr 1934 in die USA emigrieren musste. - Im Konvolut sind vorhanden: 1. Ein handgeschriebener vierseitiger Brief (im normalen Briefformat) von E. M. Simon an V. Hoesch (v. 21.07.1933, adressiert an "Schloss Wasserlos in Alzenau", diese Adresse wurde jedoch durchgestrichen und der Brief weiter geschickt). 2. Eine Visitenkarte (9,6 cm x 5,7 cm) von Erich M. Simon für Vicky Hoesch - auf der Vorderseite von Simon eigenhändig illustriert (farbiges Orig.-Aquarel), die Rückseite ist von Simon mit einer siebenzeiligen Nachricht an Vicky beschrieben (vom Dezember 1927, von Simon in Dresden im Hotel Bellevue verfasst). 3. Ein handgeschriebener Brief (20,9 cm x 14,8 cm) von Simon an V. Hoesch mit Simons Künstlerstempel und seinem Siegel (4 Seiten, davon eine Titelseite, eine beschriebene Seite, zwei Seiten leer). 4. Ein Doppelblatt (14,9 cm x 21 cm) mit einer Orig.-Federzeichnung von Simon und einem von Simon handgeschriebenen Text an "Vicky" - "Aus einem alten Manuskript". 5. Eine Weichnatskarte (23 cm x 14,4 cm) von Simon mit einem handkolorierten Bild von Simon und seinen eigenhändig geschriebenen Weihnachtswünschen an Vicky Hoesch. 6. Ein von Simon handkolorierter Orig.-Schutzumschlag für ein von Simon ausgestattes S. Fischer-Verlag-Buch (Wolf Zucker. Eine empfindsame Wochenendreise, 12,8 cm x 20 cm), das Umschlagsinnere ist mit einem herzlichen Gruß von E. M. S. versehen, sicher auch an Vicky. 7. Eine Velhagen & Klasings-Monatsheft-Leseprobe (17,5 cm x 25,8 cm) mit einer von Simon farbig illustrierten Geschichte. Dieses Heft hat Simon auf dem Umschlag eigenhändig "Der lieben Vicky Hoechs zugeeignet". 8. Ein A4-Briefumschlag adressiert an Vicky Hoesch (Absenderstempel: "Die geheime Kantzley des Herrn E. M. Simon"). 9. Ein Ex. von "Die Reklame. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Reklame-Verbandes", Heft Nr. 20, 1931. mit einem siebenseitigen Porträt vo E. M. Simon - von W. Köhler verfasst (eine Seite Text und Simons Bilder). - Erich Moritz Markus Simon (1892 Bialogard / Belgard bei Kolberg jetzt Polen - 1978 Fairfield) war ein deutsch-jüdischer Illustrator, Werbegraphiker / Werbekünstler und Schüler von Emil Orlik, der sich besonders im Schaffen der Werbung für Tabak-, Parfümerie-, Kosmetik-, Genußmittel und Textilwaren hervorgetan hat, aber auch durch Buchausstattungen und -illustrationen für diverse deutsche Verlage. Bekannt wurde Simon durch seine Illustrationen zu "Tonio Kröger" von Thomas Mann. Simon emigrierte 1934 nach London und später in die USA. [Medaon. Magazin für jüdisches Leben und Forschung.] - In "Die Reklame. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Reklame-Verbandes" schrieb 1931 W. Köhler über E. M. Simon: "Sieht man Simons Werk vor sich, so ist es als ob eine Tür sich auftut zu einem Zimmer, indem alles Vergangenheit ist, aber eine mit einem Inhalte, der in allen Zeiten gültig bleibt. Das ist Kunst. ... Jede einzelne Arbeit Simons spricht aber für die reklametechnische Einstellung und für die Noblesse eines Künstlers." - "Erich M. Simon: Publicity, lettering, illustrations. Born 12 April 1892 in Kolberg (now Kolobrzeg, Poland). Studied at the school attached to the museum of industrial arts, Berlin: a teacher was Emil Orlik. 1911, 1913: studied in Paris. Designed books for publishers including S. Fischer, Georg Müller, G. Kiepenheuer, Erich Reiss." [germandesigners.net] - Vicky von Hoesch verkehrte in Dresden mit vielen Künstlern, u. a. wurde sie 1920 von Olaf Gulbransson gemalt. (http://www.digiporta.net/index.php?id=561653704) - Mit kleinen Alterungs- und Gebrauchsspuren - siehe Bilder. - Ansprechende Rarität mit einer schöntraurigen Liebesgeschichte und viel Geheimnis! Wegen Simons Flucht in die USA ist über seine späteren Jahre nur wenig bekannt.

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        Sedmero

      F. J. Muller, Prague 1934 - Square 8vo, in handmade paper on quarter oxblood cloth, gilt title. Signed by Emanuela Lesehrada, small tissue guarded ink wash print signed by Alphonse Mucha, text in Czech. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Werker ohne Tat. Ein Zyklus.

      Ronco, Ascona: Bergpresse Fontana Martina, 1934. Erste Ausg. 30 nn. S. Mit einem im Stock monogr. Holzschnitt von Clement Moreau (d. i. Carl Meffert) Kl.-8°, Ppbd. Kosch II, 8. - In einer Auflage von 200 Exemplaren erschienener Privatdruck mit der Widmung Brenners für Anni und Hans von Fischer auf dem Vortitel. Druckvermerk von Brenner signiert. Auf den freien Seiten fünf mont. Linolschnitte von Clement Moreau auf Japan, davon vier voll signiert und einer monogrammiert.

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        Eigenhändig geschriebener Brief. Mit Unterschrift. 24.5.1934.

      1934. 21,5x14 cm. (wohl erhalten, gelocht).

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        Composite Catalog of Oil Field & Pipe Line Equipment, No. 5. Edition 1934 (First Annual)

      The Oil Weekly, Houston, 1934. 666 S. mit zahlreichen Textabb., blind- und goldgeprägter Leinen-Einband, quart, (etwas berieben und bestoßen/Stempel auf Vorsatz/Vorsatz etwas gebräunt) - Also covering the latter part of 1933 / Text englisch -

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        ABC of Reading 1. Edition

      London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd., Broadway House: 68-74 Carter Lane, 1934, VERY RARE.

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        Die Fanfare. Gedichte der deutschen Erhebung

      München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf. 1934. 2. Auflage, 6.-8. Tausend. Ganzleinen ohne SU, 116 Seiten, 2 Bl. Gutes Exemplar ohne Läsuren, weder stockig noch fleckig

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        Giorni in piena

      Quaderni di Novissima, 1934. in-4 Ns. esemplare n. III della serie riservata agli scrittori. Dedica dell\'Autore a importante letterato italiano. 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.

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        Schutzbundkämpfer erzählen vom Februar 1934.

      Umschlagentwurf unter Benutzung einer Fotomontage John Heartfields von H. Klering! Innenteil illustriert. Mit aufklappbarer Übersichtskarte der Kämpfe vom 12. - 15. Februar. Franz Leschanz - Die ersten Schüsse in Linz Anton Kessel - Kampf auf eigene Faust Karl Stern - Der Bahnhof Floridsdorf in den Händen der Arbeiter Alois Zehetner - Der Kampf um Steyr Otto Fischer - Aus den Kämpfen in Steiermark. Umschlag leicht berieben und an den Kanten etwas rissig. Sehr selten!

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        Bookplate Artists. Number One. Adrian Feint

      The Australian Ex Libris Society, Sydney 1934 - 32 pp, 19 tipped-in bookplates, two essays by members of the American and Australian bookplate societies, checklist 1927 - 1934, bibliography. Illustrated card covers, silk thread tie, textured glassine dust-jacket with a small split at lower edge. Number 133 of 150 numbered and signed copies. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SHIP AHOY: A CONSTRUCTION BOOK FOR FIRESIDE SAILORS

      - NOVELTY. SHIP AHOY: A CONSTRUCTION BOOK FOR FIRESIDE SAILORS by Gordon Grant and Harold Platt. Garden City: Doubleday Doran 1934. Oblong large folio (19" wide x 12 1/2"), spiral backed thick cardboard cover, some edge rubbing and sl. soil else VG+ AND COMPLETELY UNUSED. Stated 1st ed. There are large full color illustrations of 5 famous ships and backgrounds by Gordon Grant. Includes the Santa Maria, the Mayflower, the Constitution, a New Bedford Whaler and the Flying Cloud. There are a few pages of text about each vessel and there are pages to be cut out and pasted on to each ship to complete each picture. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Freibeuter der Revolution. Parvus Helphand. Eine politische Biographie.

      Illustrierter Original-Schutzumschlag, Schnitt und Seiten altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt, Ecken der Buchdeckel teilweise ein klein wenig gedrückt, keine Anstreichungen oder Notizen, augenscheinlich komplett ungelesen, alles in allem sehr gutes Exemplar. Wikipedia: Winfried Scharlau (* 12. Juni 1934 in Duisburg 7. Dezember 2004 in Hamburg) war ein deutscher Journalist und promovierter Historiker. Scharlau studierte Geschichte, Philosophie und Öffentliches Recht an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster, sowie in Innsbruck und Oxford. Er promovierte in Geschichtswissenschaft. Seit 1964 war Scharlau Redakteur und Fernseh-Korrespondent für den NDR, in den Jahren 1967/68 war er Kriegsreporter für die ARD überwiegend in Südostasien, insbesondere in Südvietnam, Hongkong und Singapur. Bekannt wurde Scharlau mit seinen Berichten aus dem Vietnamkrieg. 1975 verließ er als einer der letzten westlichen Journalisten die umkämpfte südvietnamesische Hauptstadt Saigon per Hubschrauber. In den folgenden Jahren hat Scharlau kritische Berichte über den Machtwechsel auf den Philippinen im Fernsehen veröffentlicht. Von 1978 bis 1981 war Scharlau Chefredakteur beim NDR in Hamburg. 1991 wurde er ARD-Korrespondent und Studioleiter in Washington und arbeitete dort ein Jahr lang mit Wolf von Lojewski zusammen. Anschließend war er von 1993 bis 1998 beim NDR Direktor des Landesfunkhauses Hamburg. Einem breiten Publikum wurde er allerdings erst als Moderator der Sendung Weltspiegel bekannt, welche er 16 Jahre lang bis zum Jahr 2000 moderiert. Veröffentlichungen: Freibeuter der Revolution. Parvus-Helphand. Eine politische Biographie. Köln 1964. Zusammen mit Zbynek A. Zeman (die bis heute wichtigste Biographie des deutsch-russisch-türkischen Sozialdemokraten und Revolutionärs Parvus-Helphand). Asien im Umbruch : vier Drachen am Mekong. Stuttgart 1989. Gützlaffs Bericht über drei Reisen in den Seeprovinzen Chinas 1831-1833. Hamburg 1997. Der General und der Kaiser : die amerikanische Besatzung Japans. Bremen 2003. Die Abbildung zeigt Alexander Parvus-Helphand, Leo Trotzki und Leo Deutsch. Der Einband des hier angebotenen Buches sieht anders aus.

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

      London: Collins, (1934) - Third impression. Oblong folio. (vi), 54, (2) pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board, the latter with a gilt vignette, dust jacket, not price clipped. 12 full page wood engravings and 7 vignettes plus initial letters. Jacket slightly soiled, a few very small tears without loss with neat old repairs on the verso, an attractive copy. Published the year after the first impression.

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        On super-novae,? pp. 6; ibid., ?Cosmic rays from super-novae,? pp. 5. Two papers contained in a single offprint from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 5, May 1934.

      First editions, separately-paginated offprint issues (journal paginations 254-9 and 259-63), of two of the most prescient papers in the history of astrophysics. “A pair of 1934 papers by Walter Baade and Fritz Zwicky first clearly defined the category of supernovae, with a handful of examples, including the AD 1054 event whose remnant is the Crab nebula. In addition, Baade and Zwicky proposed that supernovae were the main energy source for cosmic rays and that the energy source for supernovae was, in turn, the conversion of a normal star into a neutron star. These are essentially the modern views” (N. S. Hetherington (ed.), <em>Encyclopedia of Cosmology</em> (2014), p. 662). These papers probably also contain the first proposal of the idea of a neutron star, since “the belief that Lev Landau thought of neutron stars very shortly after Chadwick’s discovery [of the neutron, in 1932] rested on an after-dinner talk by Leon Rosenfeld, more than forty years after the event, and falls afoul of records at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, which show that Landau had already returned to Russia at the time mentioned by Rosenfeld. It is possible, therefore, that Baade and Zwicky were the inventors of the concept of neutron stars as well as of supernovae and the association between them” (<em>ibid</em>.).</p> <p> </p> <p>In Baade and Zwicky’s own words (p. 5 of the second paper): “With all reserve, we advance the view that a super-nova represents the transition of an ordinary star into a neutron star, consisting mainly of neutrons. Such a star may possess a very small radius and an extremely high density. As neutrons can be packed much more closely than ordinary nuclei and electrons, the ‘gravitational packing’ energy in a cold neutron star may become very large, and, under certain circumstances, may far exceed the ordinary nuclear packing fractions. A neutron star would therefore represent the most stable configuration of matter as such.”</p> <p> </p> <p>“Zwicky spent the next forty years pointing out that this comment had checked out in all essential aspects. However, it was largely ignored until Robert Oppenheimer and George Volkoff worked out the detailed physics of stellar collapse in 1939 without mentioning Zwicky’s research [‘On Massive Neutron Cores,’ <em>Physical Review</em> 55 (1939), 374-382]. Even then, final confirmation had to wait until radio astronomers discovered the extraordinarily dense objects called  ‘pulsars” in 1967 [A. Hewish et al., ‘Observation of a rapidly pulsating radio source,’ <em>Nature</em> 217 (1968), 709-13]” (S. Maurer, ‘Idea man,’ <em>Beam Line</em>, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center 31 (2001), 21-27). The next year Thomas Gold of Cornell University showed that such objects must be rapidly spinning neutron stars produced in supernovas [‘Rotating neutron stars as the origin of pulsating radio sources,’ <em>Nature</em> 218 (1968), 731-2].</p> <p> </p> <p>A brilliant but controversial figure, Zwicky (1898–1974) joined the California Institute of Technology in 1925. He soon became interested in cosmic rays, the origin of which was then a mystery. In a 1931 lecture course at Caltech, Zwicky introduced the term “super-nova” to distinguish the explosion of an entire star from the more common and much less powerful nova, which involved violent and repeated outbursts on the surface of an unstable star. In the same year, Baade (1893-1960) moved to Pasadena to work at the Mount Wilson Observatory. The two men became friends and decided to work on supernovae, work which resulted in the two offered papers.</p> <p> </p> <p>“Their first paper, clearly drafted largely by Baade, outlined the observational distinctions between ordinary novae, which occur at a rate they estimated as about 10 to 30 per year in our Galaxy and M31, with mean absolute magnitude at maximum about -5.8, and range of 3 or 4 magnitudes about it, and supernovae, with absolute magnitude about -13 at maximum, which flare up only one per several hundred years in a typical spiral galaxy. By integrating the light curves of supernovae over time, allowing for the unobserved spectral regions, Baade and Zwicky estimated the total energy released in a supernova outburst as possibly of the order of a stellar rest mass, comparable with the mass of the star itself.</p> <p> </p> <p>“Their second paper, no doubt expressing more of Zwicky’s ideas, put forward the concept that supernovae were the sources of cosmic rays, then a very hot subject in experimental physics, with Millikan one of its leading practitioners. Baade and Zwicky noted that in a supernova explosion a large mass of gas, probably comparable to a stellar mass, was expelled with high velocity, perhaps nearly the velocity of light, and conjectured that this mass contained the incipient cosmic ray particles … Baade and Zwicky further noted that the final, stable configuration of matter would be a neutron star, and that supernovae could represent transitions of stars to this state” (Osterbrock, <em>Walter Baade: A Life in Astrophysics</em> (2001), pp. 58-9).</p> <p> </p> <p>“In the January 19, 1934 edition of the Los Angeles Times, Zwicky was lampooned in an article accompanied by a cartoon entitled “Be Scientific with Ol’ Doc Dabble.” The article scoffed: “Cosmic rays are caused by exploding stars which burn with a fire equal to 100 million suns and then shrivel from 1/2 million mile diameters to little spheres 14 miles thick.” In the polemical introduction to Zwicky’s <em>Catalogue of Selected Compact Galaxies and of Post-Eruptive Galaxies</em>, Zwicky quotes the cartoon and comments: “This, in all modesty, I claim to be one of the most concise triple predictions ever made in science.” It correctly describes, he points out, the nature and origin of cosmic rays, supernovae, and the formation of neutron stars” (<a href="http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/Z/Zwicky.html">http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/Z/Zwicky.html</a>).</p> 8vo (257 x 174 mm), pp. [1] 2-6; [1] 2-5 [1:blank], original printed wrappers, a very fine copy.

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        With Hitler on the Road to Power: Personal experiences with my leader

      Liberty Bell, London 1934 - B00086QB7W Stated first impression. First published in German in 1934. 77 pages. 23cm x 15.5cm. "These pages. recount decisive days of struggle and great moments, in a series of fragments from personal reminiscences, which the author has been privileged to experience with his leader during the last years until the attainment of power." - from Introduction. Clean and unmarked contents mildly age-toned. Average soiling and wear to off-white card covers. Binding intact. (Kerr & Langmaid 627) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Singraven: de geschiedenis van een Twentsche havezate [Singraven: the history of a manor in Twente] Complete in 4 Volumes

      Brussels, Belgium: Librarie Nationale D'art et D'histoire, 1934. Dit boek is in de Nederlandse taal, niet in het Engels. Door Karl Döhmann, en met medewerking van W.H. Dingeldein, en voorw. van W.F.J. Laan. Handgeschept papier. Dit is exemplaar 42 van 165 exemplaren. Utilitaire bouwkunst. Geschiedenis van Europa. 1. deel. Tot 1652; 2. deel. Tot 1774; 3. deel. Tot 1915; 4. deel. Oorkonden. Repertorium der bronnen aantekeningen. Register. Tabellen. Kaarten. Singraven is een landgoed nabij Denekamp in de gemeente Dinkelland. Tot het landgoed behoren behalve de havezate ook de watermolen van Singraven (1448) aan de Dinkel, een koetshuis (1868) en een aantal pachtboerderijen. This book is in Dutch, not in English. Complete in four volumes. This is copy no. 42 of a limited edition of 165 copies. Printed by Drukkerij Sinte Catharina, Bruges. Binding by J. de Brunoff, Paris, and with many illustrations reproduced by that firm. Additional graphics by Carl Schünemann, Bremen, and by Van Leer & Co., Amsterdam. Handmade paper by Van Gelder Zonen. Watermarked "Singraven" paper, presumed rag content. Contemporary bindings, with buckram spines resembling coated vellum, and with coated paper hardboards. The spines with crisp gilt-stamped lettering. The boards of a rich turquoise background and with elaborate gilt design in a rococo style, at once exuberant and restrained. The boards with light rubbing, especially at the extremities. Exceptionally clean bindings. Text blocks firmly bound in. 13 x 10 inches. Edges deckled to a handsome effect. With X, 252, 268, 286 and 325 numbered pages. With approximately 133 full-page, mostly B&W plates and with colored coats of arms. Tissue guards present. Pocket envelope at rear of Vol. 4 contains six full-color, fold-out maps, as called for. All maps in pristine condition save for a small crease to one of the maps. Recent endpapers. We can find no apparent evidence of foxing or soiling in the volumes. An immensely clean set of four volumes. Respectfully read, if read at all. A Very Good Plus to Near Fine set. Rare in any condition. "Extremely fine publication on splendid paper, printed in a very limited edition and never put in trade. A standard work constituting a full documentation of the history of Twente and giving details from an economic and legal point of view, genealogies, the agrarian crisis in the 18th century, the curious feudal and manorial rights, the situation in the so-called Marken, etc." Singraven itself is a grand estate near Denekamp in the municipality of Dinkelland, region of Twente, Province of Overijssel, in Eastern Holland. The manor house was constructed no later than 1381. Singraven belonged to the bishop of Utrecht, then became an abbey, and afterwards a private house with various different owners. Now it is a museum containing mainly furniture, paintings, books and other objects from the XVII and XVIII centuries.. First Edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good Plus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

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        1919-1933. Az üzér politika gazdasági csödje. / 1919-1933. Az üzér politika gazdasági cs?dje. [1919-1933. The Economic Failure of the Profiteer-Politics.]

      Politika, Budapest 1934 - First edition. In publisher's typographically illustrated, avant-garde wrappers, printed in red and black. 136 p. In publisher's typographically illustrated, avant-garde wrappers, printed in red and black [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        I, Candidate for Governor: And How I Got Licked

      Pasadena: Upton Sinclair, 1934 - Hard bound, first edition, inscribed on front free endpaper 'To Charlie (Chaplin) and Paulette with love, Upton Sinclair.' Heavily foxed throughout. Front free endpaper with inscription to the famous actor and his partner nearly loose (just hanging on by a thread). Binding slightly cocked. Boards somewhat mottled with a heavy stain to top of front board immediately above title. Includes certificate of provenance signed by Jonathan Meredith and dated January 7, 2009. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE MAKING OF AMERICANS. THE HERSLAND FAMILY

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1934). First Edition. Hardcover. Front hinge paper split, a common fault for this title; light soiling to covers. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. First Abridged Edition of Stein's first novel written in 1911 and first published in 1925 in Paris and in 1926 in America. Wilson A-6d. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Uncommon to find signed without an inscription.

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        Signed Original Cartoon Drawing of Happy Hooligan

      1934. unbound. This 3 x 5.25-inch drawing was done from memory within days of his retirement at the age of 77 and almost completely blind. His iconic character is pictured here with a suit, tie, and tin-can hat; executed in graphite pencil and ink, boldly signed "Frederick Burr Opper, January 11, 1934." Small insignificant chip at the top right corner, but otherwise in near fine condition. Regarded as one of the pioneers of American newspaper comic strips, best known for his character Happy Hooligan, which he drew from 1900 until his retirement in 1934 due to blindness.

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        Cours de droit civil français, 1934-53, seconde et dernière éd. 14 tomes en 19 volumes uniformément reliés. Un reprint de qualité, sur papier de qualité et reliure soignée. (4 quatre photos de la collection sur le site).

      

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        Permit Me Voyage

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. About Near Fine in unclipped dust jacket. Toning to pages. Previous owner name and date on front free end paper. Sunning to cloth at edges. Tiny chips to dust jacket at corners, with tears to the head of the spine. Spine panel darkened. The author's first book.

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        Permit Me Voyage (First Edition of Author's First Book, Pulitzer Prize Poet Richard Eberhart's Copy)

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Just About Fine/At Least Very Good. Green cloth over boards, title, publication year and series # stamped in black onto spine, 8vo (9-1/4 inches tall), pp. 59, (i) Publisher's Note. Volume with toning to text and slight fade to upper edge of cloth. Price-intact DJ has a slightly darkened spine panel, light wear and shallow chips to the top edge. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Richard Eberhart's copy of Agee's first book (with his penciled signature on the ffep and occasional light pencil notation to poems within). Permit Me Voyage is the 33rd volume in the Yale Series of Younger Poets and contains an early collection of Agee's poetry.

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        The Universities of Italy

      Bergamo, Istituto Italiano d'Arti Grafiche, 1934, 4to legatura originale in tutta tela a maglia grossa, copertina illustrata, pp. XVI-382 con 180 tavole in nero e a colori fuori testo (31 xilografie di , 47 tavole a colori protette da velina, di E. Bottaro e 112 fotoincisioni). Tiratura numerata, la nostra copia n. 1967.

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        Meissen: Polychrom bemalte Figurengruppe Schäfer- und Schäferin mit 3 Schafen an Säule mit Amphore und Hut.

      Länge der Gruppe ca. 21 cm, Breite ca. 13 cm, max. Höhe ca. 21 cm. Eine Schäferin mit Blumenkorb lehnt an einer Säule auf der eine Amphore steht. Linkerhand sitzt ein Flöte spielender Schäfer auf einem Fels, vor den Figuren 3 Schafe ( 1 hiervon stehend, 2 liegend ). Links vom Schäfer liegt der Hut der Schäferin. Die Gruppe ist polychrom bemalt mit kleiner Goldstaffage an der Amphore sowie zweifach umlaufendem Ring am Sockel. Untenstehend mit der Schwertermarke gemarkt ( ( Die Meissen-Schwertermarke aus der Periode 1934 bis heute in blau, Unterglasur ). Die Figur etwas berieben, ansonsten guter Zustand. ( Gewicht ca. 1100 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Journals of Samuel Hearne and Philip Turnor. Edited with Introduction and Notes byJ.B. Tyrrell.

      Toronto. The Champlain Society, No. 21. 1934.. Soft cover. thick8vo, 24cm, xviii,611p. with 19 sketch maps & 7 folding maps(inc. 2 large folding maps in rear pocket), appendices, limited to550 numbered copies this being #101, original crested red cloth,t.e.g., in fine condition. (cgc) Hearne's journal covers the thirdtrip, which is more formally described in Journey from Prince ofWales Fort in Hudson 's Bay to the Northern Arctic. Philip Turnortravelled from York Fort to Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) andback in 1779; then from York Fort to Albany, Moose Factory(Ontario) and Rupert River (Quebec), 1791, 1792. Later, fromCumberland, he travelled to Lake Athabasca (Alberta) and GreatSlave Lake (Northwest Territories). He knew Alexander Mackenzie andDavid Thompson as well as Samuel Hearne. His bare journal recountstravel by dog-sled, canoe, and on foot, notes points of interest inthe northern sweep of country, and records his belief in theAthabaska as the best area for company development. The collectionalso includes Peter Fidler's journal of a trip to Slave Lake,1791-92, and parts of journals by Malcom Ross and others. J .B.T'yrrell's publications, beginning in 1911, heralded an era ofresearch on northern exploration. Philip Turnor (1752?-1800). In1778 he was articled to the Hudson's Bay Company as a surveyor,working in the Hudson's Bay Company territories in North Americauntil 1792. The map of North America published by Arrowsmith inLondon in 1795 embodied the results of his surveys. While winteringat Cumberland House about 1790 he taught surveying to DavidThompson. .

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        Von jüdischen Bräuchen und jüdischem Gottesdienst. [= Jewish Customs and Jewish Worship]

      J. Kauffmann Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1934 - Second revised and enlarged edition. In German with an occasional word or line in Hebrew. vi, 154 pages. Title page and front blank have a rubber stamp impression with the German eagle and the swastika and the words: "Das Reichsinstitut für Geschichte des neuen Deutschlands" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Composite Catalog of Oil Field & Pipe Line Equipment, No. 5. Edition 1934 (First Annual)

      The Oil Weekly 1934 - - Also covering the latter part of 1933 / Text englisch - Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 The Oil Weekly, Houston, 1934. 666 S. mit zahlreichen Textabb., blind- und goldgeprägter Leinen-Einband, quart, (etwas berieben und bestoßen/Stempel auf Vorsatz/Vorsatz etwas gebräunt)

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        PHOTOGRAPHIE

      Paris: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1934. First editions. 4tos., each containing over 100 b&w and color photogravures. Spiral bound wrappers. 4 issues as follows: 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933/1934. The issues for 1930 and 1931 have worn, chipped and soiled wrappers; internally there is wear, foxing and toning along the blank margins, with the top corner of the last 2 leaves of adverts lacking in 1931. The issues for 1932 and 1933/1934 have some small chips and breaks to the wrappers and some internal toning along the blank margins. In all, these are fair to good and complete issues. This series began as a special issue, No. 16 Quinze Mars 1930 Numero Special Consacré a la Photographie, and ceased production during the years of 1941 to 1946, and ended with the 1947 issue. Many fine photographers are represented including: Laure Albin-Guillot, Herbert Bayer, Florence Henri, Man Ray, Kertész, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Roger Parry, Aenne Biermann, Moholy-Nagy, Edward Steichen, Charles Sheeler, Germaine Krull, Helmar Lerski, Maurice Tabard, Paul Outerbridge, E. T. Marey, Doris Ulmann, Cartier-Bresson, Lee Miller, Berenice Abbott, Edward Weston, Bill Brandt, Brassaï, George Platt Lynes, Edward Quigley, Margaret Bourke-White, Consuela Kanaga, et al.

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        The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze (w/signed card)

      NY: Random House, 1934. Housed in a Near Fine dustwrapper that shows one completely closed 1 1/2" tear to back panel and two small dark spots (top edge-back panel). Bright, clean 1st ed. of Saroyan's first book. With 3" X 5" signed card laid in. Endpapers professionally restored. Five-digit # on title page. Difficult to find in this protected condition. . Author-Signed Card Laid In. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Herpetofauna of Vietnam (Englisch) Gebundene Ausgabe von Van Sang Nguyen (Autor), Ho Thu Cuc (Autor), Quang Truong Nguyen (Autor), Wolfgang Böhme (Vorwort), Kraig Adler (Vorwort)

      " Together with his coauthors, Nguyen Quang Truong modernized taxonomic concepts and nomenclature, filled gaps with new knowledge on the herpetofauna, mostly with the astonishingly perpetuating new discoveries which increased and still increase the number of species in this impressive way. The herpetological exploration of Vietnam, originally based on the classic, monographic works (1934 - 1944) of the French author Rene Bourret, was followed by a most intensive period of herpetofaunistic and taxonomic research just in the last few decades. This was carried out by Vietnamese, but also many foreign herpetologists, among them Russian, Canadian, US-American, British and last but not least German teams which often cooperated also among each other. This period of intensified research resulted in the discovery and description of numerous new species and even genera. My colleague and friend Kraig Adler, Cornell University, contributed an own and detailed chapter on this important aspect of the history of Vietnamese herpetology to the present new book. As can be seen from the extended acknowledgement section of this book, numerous colleagues from many countries were helpful and gave information, comments and/or their photographs for this comprehensive checklist of Vietnam's amphibians and reptiles. This remarkable new book reflects the high degree of international cooperation and is thus also a splendid example for other countries with a similarly rich natural heritage. I am happy that, together with the Zoological Garden of Cologne, also my institute is allowed to take part in this fruitful cooperation. Finally, it is also necessary to acknowledge the role of the Publisher. The engagement of 'Chimaira', Frankfurt am Main, in editing this book is highly appreciated as it enables - at last - the international availability of all the information on Vietnam's herpetofauna which has been gathered by the above-mentioned herpetological community. I am sure that this book will be a classic reference for many years to come." Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Böhme

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        Autograph Letter Signed. Järvenpää, 16. V. 1934.

      1934. Small 4to. 2 pp. To an unnamed English admirer ("Dear Madame"), in English: "I regret very much having been prevented earlier to reply to your very kind letter. I feel it quite a special honour that you, Madame, wished to see me as a guest in your house. Thanking you for your friendly invitation I must inform you that it is quite impossible for me to visit England in May or June. I am forced to deprive me of the pleasure this time of seeing England, so highly acclaimed by me [...]". - Written on the first and terminal pages of a folded sheet; horizontal fold.

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        Wolf Hollow Bubbles: A Taine of San Francisco Story

      ARRA Printers, Jamaica, New York 1934 - Stapled wrappers (paperback), 5.5" x 7.5." 20 pages. Number One from the Scientific Detective Series. This copy SIGNED by Keller on rear of front wrap. An important and extremely SCARCE item sought by collectors. Showing expected light paper toning and minor wear at extremities, remains a very desirable copy. Size: 12mo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books & Bidders, Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1934 - 1934 Original Hardback Wisden

      1934. Hi, This lot is a 1934 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition. This Wisden is a very nice book, the gilt to the front is bright and for a 34 very good to the spine, the boards are nice and clean and hinges strong, tiny weakness to rear if being picky, some underlinings but otherwise super. Contains the bodyline controversy.

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        Journals of Samuel Hearne and Philip Turnor. Edited with Introduction and Notes byJ.B. Tyrrell.

      Toronto. The Champlain Society, No. 21. 1934.. Soft cover. thick8vo, 24cm, xviii,611p. with 19 sketch maps & 7 folding maps(inc. 2 large folding maps in rear pocket), appendices, limited to550 numbered copies this being #101, original crested red cloth,t.e.g., in fine condition. (cgc) Hearne's journal covers the thirdtrip, which is more formally described in Journey from Prince ofWales Fort in Hudson 's Bay to the Northern Arctic. Philip Turnortravelled from York Fort to Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) andback in 1779; then from York Fort to Albany, Moose Factory(Ontario) and Rupert River (Quebec), 1791, 1792. Later, fromCumberland, he travelled to Lake Athabasca (Alberta) and GreatSlave Lake (Northwest Territories). He knew Alexander Mackenzie andDavid Thompson as well as Samuel Hearne. His bare journal recountstravel by dog-sled, canoe, and on foot, notes points of interest inthe northern sweep of country, and records his belief in theAthabaska as the best area for company development. The collectionalso includes Peter Fidler's journal of a trip to Slave Lake,1791-92, and parts of journals by Malcom Ross and others. J .B.T'yrrell's publications, beginning in 1911, heralded an era ofresearch on northern exploration. Philip Turnor (1752?-1800). In1778 he was articled to the Hudson's Bay Company as a surveyor,working in the Hudson's Bay Company territories in North Americauntil 1792. The map of North America published by Arrowsmith inLondon in 1795 embodied the results of his surveys. While winteringat Cumberland House about 1790 he taught surveying to DavidThompson. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        A HANDFUL OF DUST.

      Chapman and Hall Ltd. London. 1934. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated mono frontispiece of Hetton Abbey by J. D. M. Harvey. Some minor foxing to first and last few pages otherwise a very good copy in original black and red snakeskin patterned cloth, with the spine lettered in gilt. Some minor rubbing to the extremities of the cloth and light fading to the spine but overall a very good example of Waugh's fourth novel with the gilt still bright.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Mary Poppins

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934. First American edition. Fine/Fine. A Fine copy in like dust jacket and exceptionally uncommon in this condition. Jacket with a few little nicks at the top corners and near the spine, but in remarkable condition nonetheless. The popular masterpiece of children's literature. Mary Poppins was originally written in 1934 and follows the Banks family as they are visited by a seemingly stern but ultimately magical and kind nanny who subsequently takes them on a variety of incredible adventures. Travers originally wrote the book in a small cottage she rented outside of Sussex and modeled the story on Peter Pan, as Travers had a strong affinity for J.M. Barrie. Mary Poppins was adapted into the famous 1964 musical film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, which won five Academy Awards - including Best Actress - and was nominated for thirteen total. The Library of Congress later selected the film for preservation in 2013. "The "Mary Poppins" books are transfixing and original, trading sharp drawing-room comedy with fantastical adventures and carefully rendered scenes of servant life." (The New Yorker). Fine in Fine dust jacket.

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        Panzerwagen Typ ADGZ - Technische Beschreibung und Betriebsvorschrift. - Beiliegend: Plan der Panzermontierung ADGZ Serie 35. Original-Blaupause der Steyrerwerke 1936. - Technische Beschreibung des verwendeten Voith-Turbo-Getriebes JCL 5,4 m 2.

      38 Seiten Text und 76 Abbildungen auf 29 teils gefalteten Tafeln, Die Fotos zeigen Ansichten, Bauteile, Explosionszeichnungen, Elektrik- und Hydraulikschemen,... der Plan zeigt den Panzerwagen in Auf-, Seiten- und Vorderansicht und einige Schnitten mit Querverweisen auf Detailzeichnungen der einzelnen Montagegruppen und den Hauptmaßen, Größe ca.376 x 120 cm Voith-Turbo-Getriebe: 4, 4Seiten Text und drei mehrfach gefaltete Tafeln. 4, Softcover/Paperback Einband etwas berieben, Rücken mit Mausbiss, innen sehr guter und sauberer Zustand. ------------------------------------------------------------- Der Steyr ADGZ war eine Panzerspähwagen-Entwicklung des österreichischen Konzerns Steyr aus dem Jahre 1934. Er sollte sowohl für das Österreichische Bundesheer als auch für die Polizei eingesetzt werden. Nach dem Anschluss Österreichs wurden die Fahrzeuge in die Wehrmacht und von der SS übernommen. Die Entwicklung dieses Fahrzeuges begann 1934 und endete ein Jahr später. Insgesamt wurden von 1935 bis 1937 27 Fahrzeuge hergestellt. 12 ADGZ Radpanzer waren Teil der Armee, alle waren in der Schnellen Division eingesetzt, während 14 Fahrzeuge Teil der Polizei und Gendarmerie waren. Nach dem Anschluss wurden nahezu alle ADGZs von der Waffen-SS übernommen und für Polizeiaufgaben und zur Partisanenbekämpfung eingesetzt. Man orderte 1941 sogar noch weitere 25 Fahrzeuge welche dann 1942 auf dem Balkan und in der Sowjetunion eingesetzt wurden.

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        The Greater Britain.

      London: British union of Fascists,, [1934]. Octavo. Original buff cloth, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. Spine rolled, minor foxing to boards and edges, occasional foxing to contents and pencilled marginal scoring. An excellent copy in the lightly toned jacket with some loss to head of spine and chip to head of rear panel. First edition, first impression. With the Fascism in Britain leaflet loosely laid-in.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Melody Lane Mystery: The Wild Warning

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1934 Fine in a near fine dust jacket. First Edition. A very small book seller sticker is affixed to back of pastedown. A nice, clean, square copy. Jacket has some very minor wear.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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