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        A Boy's Will, inscribed by the author in 1938

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1934. Second American Edition. Hardcover. This is an exceptional copy of the second American edition of the author?s first published book, inscribed for an English major student following a lecture at her college the month before her graduation. The inscription, inked in blue in four lines on the title page reads: ?Robert Frost | Allegheny College 1938? below the printed title and author?s name. Below the printed publisher name and location is inked: ?for | Janet Fishel?. Janet Fishel?s illustrated bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown, with her name, ostensibly in her own hand, inked, as well as the date ?June, 1938.? Frost?s 5 May 1938 lecture in Allegheny College?s Ford Memorial Chapel on the topic ?How Much is in a Book?? was in connection with formal dedication of a new library room exhibiting a collection of his works. Frost?s lecture audience surely included Janet Fishel, who graduated from Allegheny College in June 1938, and who must have prized this copy, given the superlative condition. This second American edition, published in 1934, was bound in tan linen cloth with a gilt-stamped brown front cover illustration panel (intertwined scythes) and brown spine title panel. The tan dust jacket features an ivy-covered fence post illustration repeated from the title page. Book and jacket are in fine condition. The binding is square, clean, and tight with sharp corners and no discernible wear. We note a hint of spotting to the top edges of the binding. The contents remain immaculate with no spotting, light age-toning to the fore edge, and minor dust soiling to the top edge. The unclipped dust jacket is beautifully clean with no toning and no spotting, and only fractional wear to the spine ends and corners. The dust jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. Iconic American poet and four-time Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Lee Frost (1874-1963), the quintessential poetic voice of New England, was actually born in San Francisco and first published in England. When Frost was eleven, his newly widowed mother moved east to Salem, New Hampshire, to resume a teaching career. There Frost swiftly found his poetic voice, infused by New England scenes and sensibilities. Promising as both a student and writer, Frost nonetheless dropped out of both Dartmouth and Harvard, supporting himself and a young family by teaching and farming. Ironically, it was a 1912 move to England with his wife and children ? ?the place to be poor and to write poems? ? that finally catalyzed his recognition as a noteworthy American poet. The manuscript of A Boy?s Will was completed in England and accepted for publication by David Nutt on 1 April 1913. ?Yeats pronounced the poetry ?the best written in America for some time? and Frost received ?two extraordinary tributes in the Nation and the Chicago Dial and a superb review in the Academy.? (ANB) A convocation of critical recognition, introduction to other writers, and creative energy supported the English publication of Frost?s second book, North of Boston, in 1914, after which ?Frost?s reputation as a leading poet had been firmly established in England, and Henry Holt of New York had agreed to publish his books in America.? Accolades met his return to America at the end of 1914 and by 1917 a move to Amherst ?launched him on the twofold career he would lead for the rest of his life: teaching whatever ?subjects? he pleased at a congenial college? and ?barding around,? his term for ?saying? poems in a conversational performance.? (ANB) By 1924 he had won the first of his eventual four Pulitzer Prizes for poetry (1931, 1937, and 1943). Frost spent the final decade and a half of his life as ?the most highly esteemed American poet of the twentieth century? with a host of academic and civic honors to his credit. Two years before his death he became the first poet to read in the program of a U.S. Presidential inauguration (Kennedy, January 1961). Bibliographic reference: Crane A2.2

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Document signed, military suspension of duties

      Rome, 1934. Document signed ("Mussolini"), suspension of duties for an Italian soldier, December 1934. One page, folio, on printed letterhead of the Ministero della Guerra. Mussolini suspends an officer's duties for embezzlement. Accompanied by a family photograph of Mussolini, 6 3/4 x 9 inches, by Look Pix, 1928. The photo shows a younger Mussolini with his entire family, comprising his wife and four children. The photo bears the press sticker of "Presse Photo", Berlin on the reverse.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        The Death Ship

      Knopf, 1934 New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 372 pp. 8vo, publisher's cloth in dust jacket. First American edition. Very good book in a very good price-clipped dust jacket, First Printing April 1934 stated on copyright page. Very rare in this condition, especially the dust jacket. Translated by the author. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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      Culture Publications, Inc., Wilmington, DE 1934 - Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Mild wear to right overhang, tiny paper loss to head of spine, a nearly fine copy. (19425) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Gärtnerkind mit Hacke und Blumenkorb, bunt und gold staffiert. Höhe 15,5 cm, Gewicht ca. 200 Gramm.

      Meissen - Die hübsche Figur grün gewandet mit rot-goldener Weste. Über der linken Schulter eine Gärtnerhacke, an der rechten Hand ein Blumenkorb. Kopf ist nach rechts gewandt. Von guter Erhaltung, ( Die Meissen-Schwertermarke aus der Periode 1934 bis heute in blau, Unterglasur ) die Schwertermarke mit Kleberesten eines alten Etiketts. ( siehe auch die Meissen-Bestellnummer 900300-60320-1 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Ventes :Collection d'un amateur Marseillais.Collection Barbier.Collection Bertone.Collection Bougon.Deux collections particulières de Dr.L.G et Monsieur G. .Collection Veuve Rousselle

      Hotel Drouot 1934 - 46+8 36+13 45+12 16+4 28pp. Très Bon Etat Le prix comprends l'expédition en colissimo ou suivi international. La reliure a des plats cartonnés marbrés verts et un dos en peau lisse avec des filets et de titres dorés. les plats ont des traces de frottements sur les bordures sans gravité et un dos un peu insolé. Reliure solide. -Pour la vente d'un Armateur Marseillais ( le nom figure au crayon à papier:Mr Dadre Mourgues d'Algue son héritier): Monnaies antiques grecques et Romaines Byzantines;Françaises et étrangères. EXPERTS:RAVEL et PLATT. Les prix sont inscrits en marges à l'encre noire ainsi que sue les plaques. -Pour la vente Pour la vente Barbier:experts:ENGELMANN PAGE. Les prix sont inscrits en marges au crayon noir. -Pour la vente Bertone:experts:ROUSSEAU PLATT. Belles gravures anciennes en noir et en sanguine, du XVIIe et du XIXe siecle. Ornements:portraits miniatures et buste en platre. . Monnaies antiques grecques et romaines paples antiquités archéologiques verres antiques serie importante de bas-reliefs de Palmyre. LES PRIX ET LES NOMS DES ACHETEURS SONT INSCRITS EN MARGES AU CRAYON NOIR (Vigne,Feuardent,Platt,Hamburger,Delapierre,Vian, etc. . . ). Prix en marges sans noms sur les monnaies romaines antiques,Byzantines et françaises. -Pour la vente Bougon:experts:Platt. Prix inscrits sur les 5 premières pages à l'encre noire. Prix inscrits sur les plaques. -Intercalée entre les plauqes une LISTE DES PRIX ADJUGES DE LA VENTE DES MONNAIES ANTIQUES FRANCAISES ET ETRANGERES ORGANISEES PAR MR PLATT 18 ET 19 NOVEMBRE 1935. -liste des ESTIMATIONS EN FRANCS FRANCAIS DES NUM2ROS DE VENTE DE MONNAIES DES 18 19 NOVEMBRE 1935. Pour la vente Ducrocq:expert: MARIO RATTO. -Monnaies Mérovingiennes françaises des Ducs de Lorraine et divers. Aucune annotation. -Pour les deux ventes particulières (Grégorian ,nom ajouté au crayon noir): expert: MARIO RATTO. Monnaies grecques et romaines. Aucune annotation. Pour la vente Rousselle:expert: MARIO RATTO. -LES PRIX SONT INSCRITS EN MARGES A L'ENCRE NOIRE avec certains prix inscrits au nom de Ratto. Les prix sont inscrits sur les plaques. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flying Around the North Atlantic " by Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh in The National Geographic Magazine, September, 1934

      - Original wrappers. Virtually as new; in the original envelope. Signed by both Lindberghs on the first page of text. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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      Random House, 1934 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of James Joyce's "Ulysses." Published in New York by Random House, 1934. Copyright page states "First American Edition." Flap price reads $3.50. Book in very good condition, a few foxing spots, spine and edges faded. Previous owner's bookplate on inside board. DJ in very good condition with one piece missing from top of front cover and piece missing from top of spine and smaller piece missing from bottom of spine; edges lightly chipped, small tear on bottom of back cover and three small pieces missing on flap edges; top of back cover also has slight diagonal crease. Please note: the glare in the photos is from the protective bro-dart cover.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Seven Sonnets

      W. S. Hodginson & Sons, London 1934 - Original full tree calf, gilt borders, as issued. 250 Copies only, specially bound by Birdsall and printed by Frank E. Seary on copper from the original unfaced plates (13) on hand made paper by Hodkinson & Sons. A fine copy with very minimal board bowing (as found), internally extremely fine and unopened. A scarce and beautiful production. With bookplate of Basil Truscott Hargrave. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Zeppelin - Kalender 1934

      Verlag von W. Spesemannin Stuttgart 1934 54 S., seltener Zeppelin-Kalender, Titelbild: \"\"Graf Zeppelin\"\" über dem Bürgenstock in der Schweiz, 22,5 x 16 cm gut erhalten (einige Seiten gering fleckig, Titelseite und Kartonrückseite stärker fleckig) Versand D: 7,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel für Sammler]
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        Herpetofauna of Vietnam (Englisch) Gebundene Ausgabe von Van Sang Nguyen (Autor), Ho Thu Cuc (Autor), Quang Truong Nguyen (Autor), Wolfgang B?hme (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 B?hme

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        Jews Without Jehovah Signed Gerald Kersh

      UK: Wishart & Co, 1934. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Jews Without Jehovah Signed by Gerald Kersh First Edition Wishart & Co 1934. No inscriptions, lightly marked covers. A near VG copy of author's first book, which was withdrawn from sale after a threat of legal action soon after publication, resulting in only a handful of surviving copies. SIGNED by Gerald Kersh to loosely inserted slip. Scarce.

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        Pirates of Venus

      Burroughs, 1934 Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1934], 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-314 [315: ads] [316-320: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. First book of the Venus series. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-16 and (1995) 1- 16. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 114. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02305. Heins PV-1. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A brilliant copy of this book. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. $750. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Wolfgang Willrich: Kopf eines Jünglings * original Rötelzeichnung auf Papier

      1934 - Orginale Rötelzeichnung auf Papier des deutschen Künstlers und Schriftstellers WOLFGANG WILLRICH (*1897 Göttingen - †1948 Göttingen). Qualitativ schöne Originalzeichnung des Künstlers. Am linken Rand das Künstlermonogramm und Datum 28.4.1934. Format: 37 x 24 cm, gerahmt, sehr guter Zustand. Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Mary Poppins

      London: Gerald Howe, Ltd., 1934. First edition. The excessively true First Edition (i.e. Gerald Howe, London) in the original gray pictorial dust wrapper, with the original wrap-around printed paper band (Junior Book Club) laid-in (in two parts), together with the first American Edition, New York, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934 in the original color pictorial dust wrapper (light purple). Illustrations throughout by Mary Shephard. An exemplary fine copy of the first English Edition with virtually no cover wear, clean and tight. The wrapper is striking with no soiling or nicks out of the face, only the slightest of wear at the top and bottom of spines and some neat separation along the margins of the front face which would be easily mended if desired. First American, near fine in a near fine, virtually unmarked dust wrapper. "THE COPY" OF THIS SCARCE FIRST EDITION, THE ONLY COPY OF THE FIRST ENGLISH EDITION ON THE MARKET AT THE TIME OF LISTING. Made more desirable by the preeminent condition of the wrapper, with virtually no marking or tears. Sold here together the first English and American editions in a superb olive green silk cloth-lined folding slipcase with paper label on spine. One of the most important and beloved children's stories of our time. A timely offering, given the recent release of "Saving Mr. Banks," in 2013, dealing with the author's negotiations with Walt Disney in obtaining screen rights for her novel.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        SAILOR DORGAN AND THE JADE MONKEY. (Original typescript).

      - As indicated by the color stamping on the first page of the typescript, this was the originalmanuscript submitted for publication. The typescript was accepted for publication in THE MAGIC CARPET MAGAZINE (edited by Farnsworth Wright) and announced as forthcoming in the January, 1934 issue. Unfortunately the magazine folded with that issue which must've been a very sudden demise indeed, as it got as far as the typesetter's notations — the final stage before publication! REH had just signed on with agent, Otis Adelbert Kline, no doubt in the hopes of more expedient payment and broadening his publication base as there is a printed sticker in the upper l.h., corner — Submitted by Otis Adelbert Kline — an added bonus of having the Otis Adelbert Kline agency on the manuscript; and note too that upon this resubmission, "Sailor Costigan," is lined through and "Sailor Dorgan" is substitutted — nice to have two REH hero names in one manuscript! REH had had three stories previously published in MAGIC CARPET which probably accounted for adopting his pseudonym, Patrick Ervin, as his own name has been crossed through. and his pen-name, Patrick Ervin is now present. The typescript is fifteen pages in length and there are approximately 50 pencilled corrections throughout the manuscript. Although the story did not sell during Howard's lifetime, it did finally appear in the Spring, 1971 issue of THE HOWARD COLLECTOR and in the 1974 FAX Publication hardbound, THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF DENNIS DORGAN. Original REH manuscript material is rare — and a complete one not missing pages is extremely rare — and that is not a term I flippantly use — they seldom come on the open market but are more often passed from private collector to private collector. The typescript is fifteen pages, approximately 5000 words, in length, housed in a sturdy cloth traycase with an inner chemise; each page in a mylar sleeve. Very good + condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Terence McVicker, Rare Books]
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        LA CUCINA ITALIANA. "Mangiar meglio... Spender meno". Giornale di gastronomia per famiglie e buongustai. Fondatrice Delia Notari.

      Tipografia Giornale d'Italia, 1934-1942. In-8 gr., 9 voll., mz. pelle mod., decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, pp. 32 / 24 / 16, con ill. in b.n. o in tinta nel t. Di questa celebrata rivista mensile offriamo una raccolta pressoché completa di 9 annate, dal gennaio 1934 (Anno VI) al dicembre 1942 (Anno XIV). Tutta la raccolta è ben conservata (6 voll., purtroppo, portano incollata sulla prima pagina di ogni numero l'etichetta con l'indirizzo del destinatario, non sempre intatta). Nata nel 1929, la rivista ha cadenza mensile ma formato da quotidiano. Inizialmente, oltre a proporre ricette e consigli gastronomici, pubblica anche articoli firmati da donne scrittrici e ricette di poeti italiani, oltre a numerose rubriche. Nel 1934, col passaggio della direzione a Fanny Dini, la "La Cucina Italiana" si presenta come una moderna rivista per signore, cambia formato, le 8 pagine diventano 32, e si introducono le illustrazioni. Anche il contenuto muta: vengono ampliate le tematiche gastronomiche e introdotte nuove rubriche (dedicate alla bellezza, all'arredamento della casa, alle giovani dame della borghesia perchè diventino "perfette massaie"); dal 1935 appare anche la rubrica sulla moda e vi è persino uno spazio per il galateo. Nell'ottobre 1937 la prima pagina del mensile si presenta come una copertina vera e propria e diventa a colori due anni dopo. "La Cucina Italiana" chiude per la guerra nel luglio 1943 ma rinascerà nel dopoguerra.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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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. With 13 Coloured Illustrations and 43 Coastline Drawings; II. With 3 Coloured Illustrations and 21 Coastline Drawings. [TWO VOLUMES. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION].

      London, Hurst & Blackett 1934 - Two volumes. With a total of 80 plates, 16 of which are coloured. Crown quarto. Pp. 286, plus 13 coloured plates, of which one is foldout, including frontispiece, and 43 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, old signature to each. Decorative initials, shoulder notes. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's quarter smooth dark-blue calf and matching cloth-covered boards, gilt ruled sides, spine gilt, heads slightly bumped, and with pictorial endpapers as mentioned above, cracked at inner hinges; top edge gilt. Overall fine, attractive set, still untrimmed, preserved in the original state, and with crisp, bright interior. ~ First edition. LIMITED EDITION of 100 signed and numbered copies, this copy is number 89. Signed by Basil Lubbock.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Tender is the Night

      Ex-library, with a rather attractive period label to the front board proclaiming this fact, as well as a number to the spine and numerous stamps throughout the book. The boards are slightly bumped, rubbed and marked. The text block is age toned, slightly foxed and stained and dog-eared. The dust jacket is the original and not price clipped, it is in four pieces(not to mention some odd fragments) and has been expertly conserved with minimal tissue backing to the reverse, it is toned and rubbed. In general the condition is fairly appalling, but the book is not without its charm, and such is the rarity of the jacket and the appeal of the bizarre artwork, which is utterly in contrast to that of the U.S. edition, that its many faults can be forgiven.

      [Bookseller: J & M Books Ltd]
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        L'Atlantide. Peintures et dessins du Hoggar de Paul-Elie Dubois, interprétés en gravure sur bois par Pierre Bouchet.

      Lyon, Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, 1934 ; in-4, demi-chagrin à coins "sable mouillé", dos à quatre nerfs encadrant l'auteur et le titre dorés, tête dorée, couverture blanche avec titre doré et dos conservés, tranches juste ébarbées ; (8), 303 pp. , (18) ff. : Table des matières et illustrations (2), achevé d'imprimer (1), liste des membres (2), planches remplacées (13 dont 2 bl.) ; 89 peintures et dessins de Dubois dont 8 hors-texte, 21 lettrines ornées de motifs décoratifs touareg ; les illustrations remplacées sont au nombre de sept. Premier tirage à 162 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches dont cent vingt nominatifs (celui-ci pour le Docteur Jacques Rollet). "Paul-Elie Dubois a fait partie de la mission officielle envoyée au Hoggar en 1928. C'était la première fois qu'un peintre parcourait cette région mystérieuse. Il en a rapporté quantité de peintures, dessins, croquis et documents décoratifs, et c'est l'ensemble de son oeuvre que le Cercle Lyonnais du Livre a voulu conserver pour l'avenir. L'idée d'associer à cette documentation "L'Atlantide" de Pierre Benoit, de situer sur ce cadre réaliste la brillante fantaisie du roman, était trop séduisante pour ne pas emporter tous les suffrages. D'où la présente édition". Effectivement, cette édition est l'une des plus brillantes réussites du Cercle Lyonnais du Livre. Les peintures et dessins de Paul-Elie Dubois constituent un irremplaçable témoignage sur les Touareg du Sahara, une des plus grandes civilisations nomades au monde, qui se meurt lentement, broyée entre le monde arabe et l'Afrique noire. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Alexander Cheves Haskell The Portrait of a Man

      Norwood, Massachusetts: Plimpton Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. [1], ix, [1], 224pp., [1]. Frontispiece portrait of Haskell. Illustrated. Light blue cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. Light fade to cloth spine and board edges. Occasional light foxing to end sheets. Scarce. Nevins I p.78.

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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        Seven Sonnets

      London: W. S. Hodginson & Sons, 1934. First edition. Original full tree calf, gilt borders, as issued. 250 Copies only, specially bound by Birdsall and printed by Frank E. Seary on copper from the original unfaced plates (13) on hand made paper by Hodkinson & Sons. A fine copy with very minimal board bowing (as found), internally extremely fine and unopened. A scarce and beautiful production. With bookplate of Basil Truscott Hargrave.

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        NEGRO ANTHOLOGY. Made by Nancy Cunard. 1931-1933. ---- With: Milton Howard. Some facts about the Scottsboro case.

      FIRST EDITION. First issue binding of rough brown cloth. 4to. Original brown cloth, lettered to spine and upper board in red. Rear board with the map of Black America, again printed in red. Top edge dyed brown. Fully illustrated throughout, including a large fold out colour printed map. A little rubbed at extremities, head of spine creased, spotting and toning to contents, some insect damage to the front endpapers and title page. Aside from the leaves with the insect holes this is a very good copy. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the verso of the front blank, "To Josephine Herbst, Comradely, Nancy Cunard". Herbst (1892-1969) was an American writer and journalist and active member of the Communist Party. She had reported on the Scottsboro Boys case and contributed a piece to this Anthology (On pages 269 to 271), "Lynching in the Quiet Manner" on it. Loosely inserted in this copy is a typed letter signed from Cunard to Herbst reading, "Dear Collaborator, I am glad to be able to send you your copy of the Anthology you helped to make. As you see it is a very large volume and has, consequently, been very expensive to produce. It is therefore my hope that each collaborator will endeavour to secure an order for the sale of one copy, ordered direct from Messrs. Wishart, 9 John Street, Adelphi, London, or the usual booksellers. And, if possible, out of justice to our subject, to arouse interest in the press and reviews. Yours for the freeing of the innocent Scottsboro boys and the true emancipation of Negro peoples, Nancy Cunard". Loosely inserted is a rare 30pp mimeographed document, "Some Facts on the Scottsboro Case" by Milton Howard, dated January 1932, and issued by the Labor Research Association, New York.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Journal. 6 vol. Grasset et Flammarion, 1934-1953 dont Le bâillon dénoué 1945.

      Grasset / Flammarion "Paris, 1934-1953, 4 in-12 broché et 2 in-12 reliés, l'un demi-chagrin rouge (reliure signée de Lavaux) pour Journal ***** , l'autre demi-chagrin havane pour le Baillon dénoué, têtes dorées, couvertures et dos conservés pour les deux ouvrages reliés. Journal * 222pp.-Journal ** 232pp.-Journal ***218pp-Le Baillon dénoué 284pp.-Journal **** 245pp- Journal *****252pp. Tous les volumes sont en édition originale, numérotés dur Alfa, sauf le Journal *** qui est l'un des 10 exemplaires de tête sur Japon Impérial. Très rare réunion complète de cet important journal littéraire qui regroupe les articles de Mauriac publiés dans la presse. ""Le Bâillon dénoué, après quatre ans de silence"" comprend les articles publiés au Figaro de Août 1944 à Mars 1945. Ensemble en parfait état, sans rousseur (infimes piqûres sur lesgardes du T.I), les deux volumes reliés parfaitement établis. Rarissime tirage de tête du T.3."

      [Bookseller: Librairie ancienne Lis Tes Ratures]
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        Zentralorgan der Kommunistischen Allunions-Partei (Bolschewiki) (WKP(B)). Nr. 179, 1. Juli bis Nr. 270, 30. September 1934.

      1934 - je 6 S. Gr. 2°, Priv.HLn. Kyrillisch. Erstmals erschien die Prawda am 5. Mai 1912 unter der (informellen) Herausgeberschaft von Wjatscheslaw Molotow, den späteren Volkskommissar für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten. Ehem. Bibliotheksexpl., gestempelt. Rand bei einigen einzelnen Ausgaben knapp beschnitten, z.T. mit minimalem Textverlust). Titelseite der Nr. 179 mit größerem Eckausriss (Textverlust). Bei den großformatigen Prawda-Nummern Mitte der 1930er Jahre handelt es sich um seltene Ausgaben, die vor allem in Schaukästen für die interessierte Leseschaft präsentiert wurden. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Küsnacht, 2. XI. 1934.

      1934. Large 4to. 2 pp. In German, to Hedwig Fischer, widow of Samuel Fischer who was Mann's publisher, on his name-imprinted stationery. He writes in part: "I just want to send you a greeting, nothing more. Hardly a day has gone by since we got the death notification in Basel, after the return trip from Lugano, without our speaking of you and your husband, and the shock that we felt at the time continues to reverberate and will for a long time. One had to be braced for this farewell, indeed, ultimately one almost had to be for it; and yet I cannot say how it moved me when it became reality. Nearly four decades of cooperation! I was very attached to the deceased. There was a placid cordiality between us, the way I have rarely experienced it in relationships with people, and hardly ever was there a superficial clouding or disgruntlement. Our characters were compatible, and I always felt that I was the born author for him and he my born publisher. I hinted at some of this in the memorial article, which probably came to your attention in the Sunday supplement of the Basler Nachrichten. It is indeed strange the way I rein in my feelings on such occasions, involuntarily suppressing them and growing cold for the sake of psychology and characterization. I'm just not a poet, but must resort to objectivity and distancing. I wouldn't be surprised if this were painful to you in this case. I am myself more satisfied with the two short pages I sent even now for the [Deutsche] Rundschau's memorial issue for [Peter] Suhrkarnp. May this issue turn out to be a very beautiful monument! From Reisiger, who will be coming to visit us in a few days, we heard that the end was gentle and without consciousness. That's fine and well. And you? How has your heart taken the separation? When one has been living side by side for so long and has shared everything! As soon as one starts thinking about life, the tears start to come. Your publishing house has brought out many beautiful and interesting things recently. Extremely interesting the book on Charlemagne. Döblin is planning an essay on it for the Sammlung, I hear, although emigrants otherwise don't like to mention German books, i.e., published in Germany. But what I read from start to finish and with quite unusual interest, was [Martin] Gumpert's Hahnemann, a life I knew hardly anything about and which in this presentation moved me deeply. Farewell, and be comforted! Give my regards to your children and grandchildren, and regards to you".

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        L'Eroica. Rassegna Italiana. Anno XXII-XXIII. Quaderno 190-191

      L'Eroica, 1934. in-4 Completo di 12 tavole xilografiche originali di Remo Branca (di cui 3 a doppia pagina) e 3 di Giorgio Carta.

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        Autograph letter signed ("TE Shaw"). Southampton, 18. VII. 1934.

      1934. 8vo. 2 pp. and 2 lines on bifolium. "Dear Lady Young I wonder if you (and His Ex.) are still there? Your letter to me sat at 2 Smith Square (Sir H. B. not knowing my whereabouts) till last night, when I called and collected it. I am sorry. Most of my addresses are like that. Would you be so good as to register / T. E. Shaw / Clouds Hill / Moreton / Dorset / as my likeliest spot, in future? It represents my cottage on the heath, which will be home after March when the RAF bring themselves, not reluctantly, to dispense with my help? I'm sorry not to have seen you. I wanted, while you were yet in Nyasa-land, to beg of His Ex. The rectangular skin of a small (1 sq. yard) lion, for my hearth-rug. But Ronald Storrs whom I saw at Southampton about a month ago told me you had been promoted to his province, and that there were no lions. Ronald was physically a very sick man. Mentally he was fighting hard to keep brisk... too hard for his health, I fear. The wreck of an old companion is too near a sight for sorrow, even. I hope Africa suits, after your trial of Asia and Europe. My respects to the Governor! Tell him I saw the fraudulent Abdulla, the other day. Exactly as he was, body & mind. Now, that's the way. / Yours sincerely TE Shaw / A poor letter: but I picture you again in Africa, and my squib spluttering in the void". - Between 1916 to 1918, Abdullah I of Jordan worked with the British guerrilla leader T. E. Lawrence (with whom he had actually never jarred), and played a key role as architect and planner of the Great Arab Revolt against Ottoman rule, leading guerrilla raids on garrisons. From 1921 until his assassination in 1951, Abdullah ruled Jordan, first as Emir under a British Mandate from 1921 to 1946, then as King of an independent nation from 1946 onwards.

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      BAUM,L.FRANK. WIZARD OF OZ WADDLE BOOK. NY: Blue Ribbon (1934). 4to, cloth, fine in slightly frayed dust wrapper with a few mends. 1st edition, 1st state. Illustrated with 8 color plates (HG p.35-6). THIS COPY INCLUDES THE 6 WADDLE FIGURES ALL OF WHICH ARE UNPUNCHED, THE RAMP AND THE ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BAND THAT GOES AROUND THE RAMP! Enclosed in the original pictorial envelope are the ramp and fasteners. A few Waddle pieces are neatly reinforced at creases). The "waddle" book is designed with die-cut figures that can be assembled into full three dimensional color figures. When the figures are assembled using the metal fasteners they can actually move down the ramp without contrivances! Instructions for assembling the figures are in the rear. Included are Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Wizard and the Lion. The book is illustrated by Denslow. This is a Baum book of the utmost rarity with few copies surviving with the waddles intact and unpunched.

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      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, Tarzana, CA 1934 - Referenced in Heins Bibliography, LiM-1. Referenced in Zeuschner Bibliography, 627. Dust jacket plus five black and white illustrated plates by J. Allen St. John. Bound in the original gray cloth with lettering and illustration in blue and red. Bookplate of Robert Hudson Dinegar on the front paste-down endpaper. Very good plus in close to very good dust jacket with many tiny chips and tears. Remains a very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gas!" The Story of the Special Brigade.

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd., 1934 - Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Jacket with a few old tape repairs on verso, spine toned, panels lightly soiled, a few chips and nicks and creases (small portion torn from bottom of front panel. An excellent copy with the publisher's 8 pp. publicity brochure loosely inserted. Portrait frontispiece of the author, 20 illustrations from photographs on 15 plates, 7 coloured maps (5 folding), 2 graphs. First edition, first impression, uncommon in the dust jacket. From the library of Captain W. H. Livens, with his ownership inscription on the front free endpaper; tipped-in to the verso of the front free endpaper is a typed letter signed from E. Stephen Brooks of The Times sending this as a review copy and requesting a review for both The Times and the TLS (dated 24 October 1934, The Times embossed letterhead); this is accompanied by Livens review (clipped by him from The Times, dated in his hand 30/10/34 and initialled at the foot). On the front free endpaper he has noted four references in the text relating to the Livens Projector, one of the most significant British tactical innovations on the Western Front. As Foulkes comments on page 87: "Livens. was a 'go-getter', and his name will often appear in the following pages". An important association copy: William Howard Livens (1889-1964) "was commissioned in the Royal Engineers in September 1914. After a spell as brigade signals officer he went to Chatham where he was in charge of motorcyclists. It was here in the spring of 1915, after the first German gas attack on the western front that, on his own initiative, he began to experiment with weapons for trench warfare. Soon he was asked to select recruits for the special companies of the Royal Engineers, then being formed in France by Colonel C. H. Foulkes for the purpose of retaliating with gas. He himself later went to France and became one of the company commanders. [in France he experimented with the means of delivering a gas attack:] Livens found a quantity of waste steel tubing which was made up into 8 inch projectors. Their range was just under a mile. The projector and bomb charged with lethal phosgene gas were first used at Beaumont Hamel on 13 November 1916 against a system of deep dugouts. The gas saturated the enemy shelters, inflicting many casualties and showing what could be done by firing salvos. Increased production of the new weapon made a much larger operation possible at Vimy Ridge on 4 April 1917. Livens observed from an aircraft 2000 detonated electrically and saw the gas travel 7 kilometres behind the German front line. Projectors became the principal allied gas weapon until the introduction of longer ranged shells charged with mustard and phosgene gas" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Romances sans paroles. Chansons pour elle. Odes en son honneur.

      Orné de 16 pointes sèches originales, gravées sur cuivre, de Mariette Lydis. Edition tirée à 285 exemplaires. Celui-ci (n°IX) un des 35 exemplaires sur JAPON et sur Rives numérotés de I à XXXV destinés aux collaborateurs. Tous les exemplaires sont signés par l'auteur. Celui-ci sur JAPON nacré contient un dessin original à la mine de plomb signé de l'artiste et deux SUITES à part des gravures en couleurs et en noir sur Rives. (Complet & Contrôlé) Paris, Editions Jacques Vialetay, 1934 - 163 pages. Pages volantes sous couverture rempliée imprimée. Chemise avec titre au dos et étui cartonnés. Très bon état. Format grand in-4°(34x26).

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        Die Tätowierung in den deutschen Hafenstädten. Ein Versuch zur Erfassung ihrer Formen und ihres Bildgutes

      Bremen: G. Winters Buchhandlung, 1934. First edition. 8vo, 111 pp, photographically illustrated wraps. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Text in German.The first and only edition of this important study on the tattoos and tattoo parlors of the German port cities. The book is illustrated with both close up photographs of some unique and beautiful work, but also depicts the shops, tattoo artists, and streets on which the tattoo studios were found. The footnotes and citations are among the most thorough of all the early modern tattoo books. Samuel Steward cites Hortst Streckenbach's opinion that this work, along with Joest, were the best German tattoo studies, especially with regard to the erotic aspects of tattoos [Steward, p. 195], and Jane Caplan cites it as "The outstanding German study." (Becker & Wetzell, p. 356 - footnote). The book is a remarkable accomplishment made poignant as shortly after the book was published every tattoo parlor in Germany was closed by order of Hitler, with the exception of a single shop in Hamburg, whose proprietor had to sign an agreement to only tattoo foreigners, as Hitler believed that tattoos were an impure imposition on aryan skin [Steward, p. 356]. Rare. OCLC locates only two holdings at the time of cataloguing. Wraps soiled, with tearing to head and foot of spine, leading to a loss of 2" to the paper covering the spine at the crown, and the book title inked to spine, and some light spotting to title page. Good only, but an intact example of a book that rarely appears on the market.

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        Une semaine de bonté ou les sept péchés capitaux Roman. Premier cahier. Dimanche. Élément : la boue. Exemple : Le Lion de Belfort.

      Paris, Éditions Jeanne Bucher, 15 avril 1934, tiré à 816 ex., 1/800 num. (n°40°) sur Papier Navarre - Broché, couv. rempliée, 23 cm x 29 cm, 35 collages surréalistes de Max Ernst - Bon état

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        Portrait photograph of the singer Fritzi Massary

      New York, 1934. Half-length frontal portrait. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24.3 x 16.3 cm. (approximately 9-5/8 x 6-3/8 inches). Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed in pen, giving the name of the sitter ("Fritzi Massary, who sings 'Jede Frau hat irgendeine Sehnsucht', the date, and the print reference ("XXII G 12"). Half-length frontal portrait. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24.3 x 16.3 cm. (approximately 9-5/8 x 6-3/8 inches). The Viennese-born singer and actress Fritzi Massary (1882-1969), was one of the icons the operetta and of silent films in the golden age of the twenties, and the most celebrated German-language singer of her day. In 1932, rising anti-Semitism drove her out of Germany to England, where she briefly pursued her career (Noel Coward wrote OPERETTE for her) and then to the United States, finally settling into the rich milieu of the German-speaking emigrés in Beverley Hills, where she died in 1969. Van Vechten's portrait of her at age 55, soon after her arrival in the States, beautifully frames the dignity and elegance of her features by her black cap, black hair, and black dress. This image, inscribed to Mauriber in 1944, is not in the Library of Congress collection (which has another from the same session). From the Estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant, and the editor/compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978); EXTRAVAGANT CROWD: Carl Van Vechten's Portraits of Women (Beinecke Library, Exhibition Catalogue, 2003)

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      1934. kxhjwy123 G. Lorenzetti - L. Planiscig LA COLLEZIONE DEI CONTI DONA' DALLE ROSE A VENEZIA Coi tipi di Carlo Ferrari Venezia - 1934-XII tela edit. pag. XII+181 con 275 illustrazioni 25.5 x 34 cm Stato di Conservazione: BUONO/OTTIMO! segni d'usura e strappi in costola, dedica a penna all'interno

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        With Hitler on the Road to Power: Personal Experiences with My Leader

      H.F. Lucas & Co. / 69 Fitzjohn's Avenue, 1934. 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)

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        Parker Pyne Investigates - with Rare Original 2/6' DUST JACKET

      Collins (U.K.) 1934 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - PARKER PYNE INVESTIGATES (published in the U.S. under the title "Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective"), published by UK publisher Collins, copyright 1934, First Printing (states "Copyright, 1934" on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings), lists to "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?" on list of Christie books to left of title page, 4 pages of ads at rear (including ad for Listerdale Mystery), maroon cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine, 2nd state original Dust Jacket (identical size and artwork to the 1st state but for the 2/6' net price rather than 7/6 price on spine and the green background color). VERY RARE BOOK - THIS BOOK (ALONG WITH LISTERDALE MYSTERY) WERE (FOR SOME UNKNOWN REASON) WERE NOT PUBLISHED BY COLLINS UNDER THE "CRIME CLUB" IMPRINT (SO AS A RESULT THEY WEREN'T ISSUED IN THE STANDARD ORANGE BOARDS W/BLACK LETTERING THAT COLLINS USED IN THE 1930S FOR ITS "CRIME CLUB" IMPRINT BOOKS - INSTEAD THIS BOOK (AND LISTERDALE) WERE PUBLISHED IN MAROON BOARDS WITH SILVER GILT SPINE LETTERING - ALSO (LIKE LISTERDALE) THIS BOOK MUST HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN MUCH SMALLER QUANTITIES THAN CHRISTIE'S OTHER BOOKS FROM THE SAME TIME PERIOD AS THIS BOOK IS MUCH RARER THAN HER OTHER BOOKS (LIKE EVANS, DEATH IN CLOUDS, ETC.). Book has two creased page corners, no former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside, clean endpapers with no staining or tape residue, no foxing to endpapers, foxing to first few/last few pages, age darkening/foxing/dust soiling to outer page edges, no lettering fading/wear/oxidizing to spine (common defect with these early Collins 1st print books), no wear to board edges, hint of wear to bottom board corners, almost no wear to spine tips, tiny wear spot along right edge on spine, almost none of the usual dust/handling soiling to cloth boards, no spine darkening and just a hint of spine fading. Dust Jacket has shallow chipping/loss to spine tips and spot loss 2/3rd way down on spine, nick losses along top edge on front panel with related closed tear at top left on front panel otherwise no chipping or tearing or creasing, slight wear to front flap crease, slight edge wear, almost no dust soiling to white rear panel, no spine sun fade, no scotch tape marks to flaps, no soiling or staining. Overall a VG+/FINE- book in VG-/VG condition original later state dust jacket (not price clipped) of a rare 1930s era UK Agatha Christie 1st printing IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal de Radiologie

      1934. Masson. 1934-1995. In-8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. Nombeuses illustrations noir et blanc, dans le texte et hors texte. 1934: Fascicule n°6. 1935 : Tome 19 fascicule 1 et 2 seuls. 1936 : Tome 20: Fascicules 10 et 11 seuls.1937 : Tome 21: Fascicules N°2, 5, 6, 7, 8,9 et 101938 : Tome 22: Fascicules N° 2, 3, 4,71939-1940: Fascicules N°3, 7, 11,121941 : Tome 24: Fascicules N° 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11,12.1942 : Tome 25: Fascicules 1 et 2 seuls1943 : Manque1944-1945 : tome 26 complet 12 fascicules:1946-1954 : Tome 27 à 35: complets 12 fascicules1955 : Tome 36: complet plus 1 supplément 10 bis "Recommandation de la commission de protection contre les radiations"1956-1964 : Tome 37 à 45, complets en 12 fascicules1965 : Manque1966-1974 : Tome 47 à 55, complets en 12 fascicules1975 : Tome 56 complet 12 fascicules + 2 suppléments1976 à 1993 (tome 57 à 74) Complets et 12 fascicules1994 : Tome 75: incomplet manque 1 et 2 8 et 91995 : Tome 76: incomplet manque 4 à 12.

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        La rose publique

      1934. Gallimard, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno di 1450 esemplari numerati su Arches, solo le grandi carte dopo 50 piombo puro. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore al suo amico Léo Malet. Torna leggermente insolated senza gravità. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1450 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, seuls grands papiers après 50 pur fil. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Eluard à son ami Léo Malet. Dos légèrement insolé sans gravité.

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        I Claudius

      London - Arthur Barker, 1934 Book. Fine. Hardcover. First edition.. The first edition of Graves' most famous, and popular novel I Claudius. With a folding plate of a the Romanimperialfamily tree to the rear. This is the first edition of this text with 'first published in 1934' to the verso of the title page. Bound in the 1980s 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. It includes the history of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty and the Roman Empire from Julius Caesar's assassination in 44BC to Caligula's assassination in 41AD. Graves also wrote a sequel to this titled Claudius The God which follows Caligula's death and Claudius' accession to his own death. It also includes a section written as a biography of Herod Agrippa. Both texts were first published in 1934. Graves was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial prize forboth I Claudius and ClaudiusThe God in 1934. I Claudius is Graves most commercially successful work. He used classical sources to construct a complex and compelling tale of Claudius' life. Condition: In a full crushed morocco Zaehnsdorf binding. Zaehnsdorf gilt stamp to front pastedown. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned due to paper used and clean throughout. Overall: FINE..

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        Trouw aan Oranje ! - Nederland en oranje een in verleden, heden en toekomst

      J. M. Meulenhoff, Amsterdam 1934 - Oplage 250 exemplaren dit is no. 39 - exemplaar gedrukt op Oud-Hollandsch papier Van Gelder geheel in Marokijnlederen band, goud op snee - Verschenen ter gelegenheid van den vijfentwintigsten jaardag van hare Koninklijke Hoogheid Prinses Juliana - 294 pag - geillustreerd [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Point du Jour.

      ÉDITION ORIGINALE dont il n'a pas été tiré de grand papier. Exemplaire du service de presse, avec un envoi autographe signé de André Breton à Raymond Gallimard, frère de Gaston, responsable commercial et financier de la maison d'édition. Paris, Gallimard NRF - 1934 - 251 pages. Belle reliure demi maroquin bleu, signée Lobstein-Laurenchet. Dos lisse avec titre, auteur et date en pied dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-12°(19x12).

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        Shadow on the Wall

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Boards a little mottled, endpapers and edges foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket that has sunned spine and edges, and a couple of nicks to head of spine. First edition, first impression. This is the first novel featuring the series character Mr Fortune. The publisher's retained copy with their ink stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown.

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        Romans et nouvelles 7 volumes

      Paris, Union Latine d'Éditions, 1934. 7 Volumes In-8, relié Plein box vert d'eau, dos lisse orné de filets dorés signifiant la tomaison, titre doré, filet sur les plats, tête de tranche dorée. Illustrations de Mariette Lydis, Un des exemplaires sur vélin chiffon, numéroté. Reliure signée Chansons de Bilitis XLVII + 209 pp. La femme et le pantins 166 pp., Aphrodite VII + 258 pp., Les aventures du roi Pausole 340pp., Sanguines 218pp., Archipel 248pp., Psyché 190pp., 89 illustrations de Mariette Lydis, 54 hors-texte dont 22 en couleurs et 35 dessins in texte reproduites par Daniel Jacomet.

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        The Hand Press. An Essay written and printed by Hand for the Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago, by... Printer, Founder of St. Dominic's Press

      Ditchling Common, Sussex, 1934. Limited edition, no. 117 of 250 copies, signed by Pepler, 8vo, (iv), 79, (1) pp. 13 illustrations and reproductions from previous St. Dominic's Press books in the text including several by David Jones. Unopened in the original wrappers, with a printed band, some mild browning to spine and edges, minor bumping to spine ends, very good. A spirited account of running a private press. Taylor and Sewell A233b.

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        Point de lendemain.

      Paris EDITIONS DE LA MAPPEMONDE 1934 1Avec un texte d'Anatole France et une introduction de F. Fleuret. Illustrations de A. Calbet. Paris, Editions de la mappemonde, 1934, in-12, broché, couverture illustrée de deux petits amours enlacés sous un treillis de roses, XXXVI-57 pp. Grand papier. Tirage limité à 750 exemplaires. Un des 15 exemplaires sur Japon, exemplaire n°3. Joint un portrait de Vivant Denon dessiné et gravé par lui-même (vers 1772), et une aquarelle reproduisant l'illustration de la p. 7. Les 14 illustrations à l'aquarelle de Calbet illustrent finement ce conte galant. Légère insolation au dos et sur la couverture, infimes plis et fragilité au brochage, petite déchirure marginale n'affectant pas le dessin aquarellés.

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        CHINA AS SHE IS: A Comprehensive Album

      Shanghai: The Liang You Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., 1934. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Numerous illustrations, including many in color, with ten folding charts. Shanghai: The Liang You Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., 1934. First edition. A monumental work on Chinese life, with all 23 regional provinces described. 474 pages. Large quarto. Original binding, with gilt titles in English and Chinese. The fore-edge of page 262-263 is mended with tape, and some tape repairs to a prefatory blank leaf. There is a gilt-stamped presentation on the front board: Mr K.D. DAWSON COMPLIMENTS FROM M.S. CHAN HONGKONG 1934, and a corresponding presentation inscription from Chan to Dawson on the aforementioned prefatory blank leaf. Some minor wear to the boards; otherwise a very good copy of this scarce book..

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        Peking Studies

      Shanghai, Kelly & Walsh, 1934 (1st edition) 1 large volume, folio (15*10.5 inches), 84 pp., hardcover, cloth covered boards with a photograph inserted, one coloured map and numerous photographic illustrations and black and white sketches by Schiff throughout the text. A very good copy. First and only edition of this rare volume on Peking in the thirties. An interesting mixture of nice photographs by Ellen Catleen and humoristic drawings and sketches by Schiff. Ellen Catleen was the wife of the former Netherlands Minister in China, Thorbecke. She published books on Hong Kong, Shanghai and Peking. Schiff was a famous Austrian Cartoonist and Illustrator working for many newspapers and magazines in Shanghai.

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