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        Thank You, Jeeves!

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat DIE SCHMIEDE]
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        The History of Spain, 711-1931

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

      [Bookseller: B-Well Ventures]
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        Original Signed Photograph

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

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Winnie The Pooh

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

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        PHOTOGRAPHS 1920-1934.

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

      [Bookseller: Bookfever]
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        Il ponte del Littorio.

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già Naturalistica]
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        Doctor Martino and Other Stories.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1934 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles gilt to spine, top edge dyed red. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription. Fading to spine and along board edges, though with the gilt titles still bright, some mild spotting to edges and endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly spine-tanned jacket mildly creased along the edges. 4 pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. First UK edition of Faulkner's second collection of short stories (published in the same year as the US edition by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas). One of 1,500 copies printed. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

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

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        - 2 Vols set - Histoire de la Peinture Chinoise - Des Origines à l\'Epoque Song - L\'Epoque Song et l\'Epoque Yuan

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

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel R. Wassmann]
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        Solstizio

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        (Rom 1908 - 1988 New York). Capri. Radierung von 1934. Signiert und nummeriert \'4\'. 26 x 39 cm; Blattgr. 32 x 47,5 cm.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        It's A Battlefield

      London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1934. 275 pp. Original black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original colour pictorial dust wrapper. Dw chipped with slight loss at spine ends & extremities, paper strengthening on the verso. Old '7/6' label to dw spine (handwritten), with the '3/6' price visible beneath when held to a strong light. Cloth fresh. Internally very clean. No ownership names. Near Fine condition in a VG dw. . Near Fine. Cloth. First Edition. 1934. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        I, Claudius

      The First UK edition published by Arthur Barker in 1934. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Folding chart at rear. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition with very light foxing to prelims and fore-edges. Mild pushing at the spine ends. Mild toning and dustiness to the text block. One small neat previous owner's name to the upper front blank end paper. The book is very tight. A very sharp copy! The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition with some wear to the extremities, light soiling, a couple of short closed tears and some moderate toning to the spine. Chips to the lower rear edge and lower spine. The iconic John Aldridge designed wrapper artwork presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. One of the author's key titles memorably filmed by the BBC in 1976 to critical acclaim and starring Sir Derek Jacobi. An increasingly scarce title to find in any collectible condition. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks ABA PBFA]
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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. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Pflügen mit Ross. Oel auf Karton.

      1934 - 1934. Bildgrösse 55x64 cm. Unten links signiert und datiert. Gerahmt 64x75 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        The Big Bad Wolf and Little Red Ridding Hood

      Blue Ribbon Books 1934 - SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Walt Disney. A worn and well read copy seldom seen SIGNED by Walt Disney. Includes a letter of authenticity. We buy SIGNED Walt Disney books. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Le Voyage. [4 signierte Original-Farbradierungen / 4 signed original colored etchings].

      - Francois Deberdt wurde 1934 in Donnemarie-en-Montois, Frankreich geboren. Illustrierte Leinenmappe mit 4 Original-Farbradierungen. Jede Radierung nummeriert und von Francois Deberdt signiert. Nummer 8 von 75. Herausgegeben von der Galerie Peerlings. Maße Abbildungen: 45,5 x 44,8 cm. Maße Blätter: 70,0 x 56,2 cm. Leinenmappe wenig fleckig, Radierungen in sehr gutem, tadellosem Zustand. Illustrated cloth folder with 4 original colored etchings. Each etching numberd and signed by Francois Deberdt. Number 8 of 75. Measure plates/images: 45,5 x 44,8 cm. Measure sheets: 70,0 x 56,2 cm. Folder lightly spotted, etchings in mint condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        La Ferrovia per la Cittá del Vaticano

      87 pp. volume on the construction and completion of the Vatican's railway, the world's shortest national railway system, financed by the Italian government, arranged into sections including a description of the line, the enlargement of the plaza surrounding the San Pietro station, the Gelsomino viaduct, the gateway to Vatican City, and the construction and design of the new station, each section's headpiece along with the cover designed by iconic Futurist graphic artist Attilio Calzavara. Profusely illustrated the 28 photo-lithograph plates showing views of the Vatican, the rails, the viaducts, and the interior and exterior of the station including architectural details and decorative elements, and three large folded plans of the railway system and the viaducts. 4to. Bold orig. color illustrated wrpps. Rome (Ministero dei Lavori Pubblici/Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato) 1934. Attilio Calzavara was an Italian anti-Fascist architect, artist, and designer. He refused to join the party, and was responsible for creating some very memorable avant-garde propaganda graphics and advertisements. Some beautiful examples of Futurist typography; very scarce, as of September 2016 WorldCat locates only two holdings in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        La Hellevilliade. Poème en cinq parties.

      Manuscrit autographe inédit de 62 feuillets recto et/ou verso, dans un cahier in-8 (22,5cm x 17,5cm), demi toile brune à coins, tranche rouge, dont l'auteur semble faire un usage courant, ainsi que l'atteste l'inventaire du Fonds Desdevises du Dézert des Archives Départementales de la Manche à Saint-Lô. Exemplaire comportant au premier feuillet l'ex-dono manuscrit suivant:" A mes chers neveux et nièces, G. Desdevises du Dezert en sa 81ème année, 1934". Il est donc antidaté de un an par rapport aux notices des exemplaires de Saint-Lô et de Clermont-Ferrand, de plus il est adressé à ses neveux qui hériterons de la maison de Helleville en 1937. Il suit la subdivision donnée par l'exemplaire de Saint-Lô en cinq parties. De ce grand hispaniste, spécialiste de l'Auvergne, profondément attaché à son Cotentin natal, ses compatriotes ne retiennent guère plus que "Mon vieux Lessay" et son pseudonyme de Jean Lalouette, ils ont tort, Georges était un poète simple et charmant.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Benavides]
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        bedeutender Chirurg (1875-1951): Portraitfoto mit eigenh. Widmung u. U.

      [Berlin], 30. VIII. 1934. Gr.-8°. 1 S.ORIGINALFOTO (11 x 13 cm) mit Prägung \"Atelier E. Grainer, München\" auf Karton montiert. - Darunter die Widmung - zur Hochzeit - in schöner, großer Schriftt: \"H Fick in Dankbarkeit für auf- / opfernde treue Hilfe und Mitarbeit / mit den besten Wünschen zum 30. VIII 34 / Sauerbruch\". - // - - Wilhelm Fick (1898-1981), der Sohn des Anatom Rudolf Fick, der Sauerbruchs Lehrer an der Berliner Universitätsklinik war, arbeitete zu dieser Zeit unter Sauerbruch an der der Charité in Berlin. - Ab 1937 leitete Wilhelm Fick die Chirurgie im Rudolf-Virchow-Krankenhaus. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autograph, autographs, Autographen, Autografen, Eigenh. m. U. = eigenhändig mit Unterschrift, Medizin

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Husslein]
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        Gones d'Espagne ! (légende autographe en bas à gauche en marge).

      Scène de rue en Espagne vers 1934, (233x222 mm), identique au N° 357 de la Vente Millon en 2008. Signature au crayon Blanc-Demilly Lyon à droite en marge inférieur. Bel état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        La vérité sur l'Oeuvre et la Vie de J.-B. Carpeaux (1827-1875), Complet 2 volumes, envoi de l'auteur à Maurice Denis

      Broché1934 La vérité sur l'Oeuvre et la Vie de J.-B. Carpeaux (1827-1875) par Louise Clément-Carpeaux édition Dousset et Bigerelle à Paris en 1934 (tome 1) édition Nemours à Paris en 1935 (tome 2) Enrichi d'un envoi de l'auteur à Maurice Denis (né le 25 Novembre 1870 à Granville, mort à Paris le 13 Novembre 1943, est un artiste peintre nabi décorateur, graveur, théoricien et historien de l'art français)tirage à 500 exemplaires, n°95 XVIII + 413.p + table 347.p Deux volumes brochés au format in-4 (28 x 22,5 cm) Bon état, tome 2 non coupé, rousseurs sur serpente, dos tachés, petit accroc au dos du tome 1Bon Signé par l'auteur

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        THE DEVIL RIDES OUT - INSCRIBED TO CHRISTOPHER LEE

      London: Hutchinson & Co., [1934]. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; illustrated endpapers; dustjacket; 329, [1], plus 46pp of publisher's ads. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Christopher Lee / Who gave such a magnificent performance as de Richleau in the film of the story / from Dennis." Scattered foxing to text edges, else very Near Fine, with the cloth exceptionally bright and clean. Dustjacket is gently spine-sunned, worn along upper edge and lower front joint, with small nicks, short tears, and shallow chips to same, the worst of these affecting the 'D' in 'Dennis' and most of the lettering in the author's last name on the front panel; 7'6 net price on spine; small label stating "Black Magic Story / Recommended by the Book Guild" applied to right edge of front panel; partial wraparound band present from The Crime Book Society; unrestored, Very Good+. Housed in a custom quarter leather clamshell case by the Chelsea Bindery. Laid into this copy is a 1-page typed letter from Wheatley to Christopher Lee, on the author's own stationary - some 130 words; single horizontal fold, else Fine. As great an association as can be imagined between Wheatley and the horror icon who brought his 1934 novel to life more than 30 years later. The novel is set in 1920's London, where two friends, the Duc de Richleau (Christopher Lee) and Rex (Leon Greene) go to the home of their good friend and end up interrupting the meeting of a Satanic cult; the Duc, an expert on the occult, spends the remainder of the novel protecting his friends from cult followers and going head-to-head with the Angel of Death. It is considered by many to be not only Wheatley's best novel of supernatural fiction, but one of the best supernatural thrillers of the 1930's, a decade bursting with novels in that genre. It served as the basis for the 1968 Hammer film, adapted by Richard Matheson, and directed by Terence Fisher. In an October 26, 1967 letter to his fan club president, Gloria Lillibridge, Lee notes: "Author Dennis Wheatley came to see us on the set and told me that he was delighted with the way in which we were making his story...I have high hopes of this film, as it will prove, once and for all, that I can be accepted in a completely normal role" (Johnson, Tom, et al. The Christopher Lee Filmography: All Theatrical Releases, 1948-2003, pp.175-178). The role of Duc proved to be a defining one for Lee, and from the tone of Wheatley's inscription, his admiration for the actor is quite clear. As late as 2015, Lee was rumored to have a huge interest in the occult, and an enormous private library on the subject; Lee relayed the following to an interviewer: "I don't have a huge collection. Somebody wrote I had twenty thousand books (laughter). I would have to live in a bath (extended laughter). I have maybe four or five...I have The Devil Rides Out, first edition, signed to me by Dennis Wheatley." Bleiler (1978 ed.), p.207.

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        Tender Is The Night

      Scribner, 1934 First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page). One of only 7600 copies printed, considerably more scarce than the First Edition of The Great Gatsby, which had a first print run of over 20,000 copies. The book is in very good condition, square and tight, with gilt still bright; previous lending library stamps on front end papers, otherwise no markings anywhere. The supplied dust jacket is second issue, with blurbs on the front flap by Mary Colum, Gilbert Seldes and Marjorie Kinnen Rawlings, priced at $2.50. It has light edge wear and creasing, a significant chip at top of spine and smaller ones at base of spine and back panel. In spite of this, the colors are vibrant on the front panel and only modestly dimmed on spine. A rare book in any jacket whatsoever, this one much nicer than usually found, and with no restorations at all. Fitzgerald's late masterpiece, and many consider his finest work.

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        Il ponte del Littorio.

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

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        Star names of the "Chilam Balam of Chumayel". [complete in six parts, bound together with] Einfuehrung in die vergleichende Astralmythologie. [and] The royal stars of the Hebrews, the Aztecs and the Quiches.

      Méxcio, Sociedad Alemana Mexicanista (1934-1939) - 299 pages in total, unique collective volume of extracts/offprints from "El México Antiguo, revista internacional de arqueología, etnología, folklore, prehistoria, historia antigua y linguística mexicanas, Tomo III y IV.", priv. cloth, spine title gilt, some pages tanned (see photos), well preserved and nice copy in general, rare; provenance: Albert Schott (signature on half title). - - Contents: I. Introduction. - II. Maya Star-names, mentioned as such. - III. The 13 katun-gods. - IV. Analysis of the proper names of the Chilam Balam of Chumayel. (thus complete in six parts, incl. 58 figures, 7 tables, addenda + corrigenda). - - Bound together with two related essays by B. P. Reko dating back to 1934: A.) Einfuehrung in die vergleichende Astralmythologie. (11 figures). - B.) The royal stars of the Hebrews, the Aztecs and the Quiches. (3 figures, 1 folded table). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Archiv Fuenfgiebelhaus]
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        The Wizard of Oz Waddle Book.

      New York: Blue Ribbon, 1934 - Quarto. Original green cloth, illustration pasted down to front board, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a green flat back cloth box by the Chelsea Bindery. Inscription to verso of the dedication page, short closed tear to first three pages at fore edge, corners and ends of spine lightly worn and rubbed, spine lightly faded, mild bumping to rear cover edges, hinges starting, in the a fantastically bright dust jacket with light wear to flap folds and ends of spine, mild creasing and very short closed tears to top edges. Complete with the 6 full colour printed pages containing the "waddles", the pages have been detached from the book but not from the page it self, they remain in bright and unused condition, original paper instructional envelope including the full colour runway "The Yellow Brick Road" is also present with slight wear to the edges, brass waddle fittings are present. A truly exceptional copy, with only the paper band which held instructional envelope to the book lacking. W. W. Denslow illustrations throughout including 8 colour plates. First edition, first state, with publisher's imprint to the spine. A most unusual toy book; the reader was invited to take the die-cut figures and assemble them into three dimensional models which, when placed on the provided sloping runway, would move or "waddle" down on their own. A very scarce Oz title, this is one of very few known copies containing the original waddle figures: Dorothy, Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Lion, and the Wizard. Bienvenue p.12 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fables choisies.

      21 lithographies originales du sculpteur Mateo Hernandez, imprimées par Desjobert, les planches ont été détruites après tirage. (Complet & Contrôlé) Traduction française de E. Chambry pour la collection des Universités de France prêtée obligeamment par l'Association Guillaume Budé. Cette édition à été tirée à 99 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°22) un des 30 sur JAPON IMPÉRIAL, signé par léditeur, envoi et croquis original de l'artiste sur la page de justification.Lausanne, Éditions d'Art Pierre Gonin 1934. Troisième livre de la Collection Gonin Frères. Pages volantes sous couverture au titre imprimé. Chemise et étui cartonnés. Des salissures sur la boite. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in folio (38x28).

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        BOCCACCIO'S DECAMERON. The modell of wit, mirth, mirth, eloquence and conversation framed in ten dayes, of an hundred curious pieces, by seven honourable ladies, and three noble gentlemen.

      Oxford: The Shakespeare Head Press and Basil Blackwell, 1934, 1935. Limited edition. Hardcover. Boards lightly soiled, spine tips tender, else very good. 2 volumes; quarto, half blue levant morocco and cream boards; xv, 318; xvi, 268 pp., engraved illustrations throughout, text printed in black and blue. The text for this edition is the English translation published by Isaac Jaggard in 1620. The vignette illustrations are facsimiles of the woodcuts used in the 1492 edition of the Decameron published in Venice by the De Gregorii brothers. The initial letters and capital letters are a combination of facsimiles of those used in the 1499 Aldine edition of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, and new letters "designed by a modern calligrapher to complete the alphabet. Limited edition of 325 copies, this #193.

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        Films parlés

      Nrf. First edition, review copy.Signed autograph Irene Nemirovsky to Mr. Parmentier.Back insolated and has two small tears in minor foot. Nrf Paris 1934 12x19cm broché

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        L'Homme des départs immobiles.

      P., GLM, 1934, 1 vol. grd in-8 carré (215 x 208) relié à la Bradel, dos de box gris titré en mauve, plats de toile mauve, grandes lettres en papier gris formant les initiales " GLM " collées aux plats supérieur et inférieur, gardes de papier bleu, couvertures et dos cons. (MERCHER), non paginé. 2 petits trous au fond des cahiers, dus au fait que l'exemplaire broché se présentait agrafé avec 2 attaches parisiennes, parfait exemplaire. " Ce fragment de " L'homme des départs immobiles " accompagné d'images de Raymond Gid a été composé, mis en pages et imprimé par Guy Lévis Mano en septembre 1934. Il en a été tiré cent cinquante exemplaires tous numérotés : soit cinq sur vellum, 20 sur lafuma & 125 sur hélio, numérotés de 1 à 5, de 6 à 25 & de 26 à 150. Exemplaire numéro 63 ". Bel exercice typographique de GLM et du graphiste Raymond Gid, dans une parfaite reliure de Henri Mercher en complète osmose avec l'ouvrage. Henri Mercher (1912-1976), relieur d'art ayant exercé dans son atelier au 18 rue Visconti à Paris, de 1937 à sa mort. Il avait repris cet atelier à Canape chez qui il était entré en 1930 en tant que jeune ouvrier doreur (Fléty, 126).

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        Mary Poppins

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1934. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front cover in dark blue, vignette to front cover blue, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout by Mary Shepard. Spotting and discolouration to cloth boards, in the dust jacket with a tiny chip to rear top edge and light wear to extremities. A very attractive copy. First US edition, first printing of the first Mary Poppins book, originally published in the UK in the same year.

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        'Capital' in Lithographs.

      New York: Ray Long & Richard R. Smith,, 1934. Tall quarto. Original buckram, titles to spine and front board in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 60 full-page illustrations by Hugo Gellert. Small ownership inscription to first blank. Spine and board edges tanned, internally fresh. An excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine and some shallow chips to extremities. First Gellert edition, first printing, of this graphic rendering of Das Kapital by the Hungarian-born American artist Hugo Gellert (1892-1985). The accompanying text is from the translations of Ernest Untermann, the first American translator of Kapital, and Eden and Cedar Paul. An attractive copy and rare in the dust jacket.

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        ENCYCLOPEDIE ANARCHISTE. Publiée sous la direction de Sébastien FAURE.

      La Librairie Internationale Paris 1934 4 volumes in-4 ( 310 X 240 mm ) de 2893 pages ( pagination continue ), demi-chagrin anthracite, dos à nerfs janséniste, plats de percaline chagrinée de la même teinte, texte sur 2 colonnes. Monumentale publication. Elle fut rédigée sous la direction de Sébastien FAURE par une multitude de collaborateurs. Agréable exemplaire de cet OUVRAGE FONDAMENTAL, le plus important consacré au mouvement libertaire. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        ENCYCLOPÉDIE ANARCHISTE - Oeuvre Internationale des Éditions Anarchistes (Placée sous la direction de Sébastien Faure) [I - A-D / II. E-L / III. M-P / IV. P-Z].

      1934PARIS, Aux Éditions de "La Librairie Internationale" / A l'Imprimerie "La Fraternelle" [Presses de E. Rivet, Éditeur, Limoges] - 8 Décembre 1934 - 4 VOLUMES - R.31,5x25 - Reliures, demi-chagrin noir, dos à 5 nerfs titrés et tomés or; 2893 et (3) pages en pagination continue; texte sur 2 colonnes. Quelques épidermures. Bon exemplaire de cette rare et importante encyclopédie sur le mouvement anarchiste. COMPLET EN 4 VOLUMES.********************************* MAGASIN DÉFINITIVEMENT FERMÉ - VENTE UNIQUEMENT PAR CORRESPONDANCE - PRIVILÉGIEZ LE COURRIEL POUR ME CONTACTER - librairie.passe-temps@orange.fr ****************************************

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        Presque-Songes Poëmes de Jean-Joseph RABEARIVELO. Traduits du hova par l'auteur. Présentation de Robert Boudry.

      Tananarive, 1934. In folio, non paginé : 6 feuillets non chiffrés, 8 cahiers de 4 feuillets non chiffrés et 1 feuillet non chiffré (achevé d'imprimer) ; Illustré de 2 eaux-fortes d'Urbain-Faurec exemplaire numéroté 63 sur 45 hélios justifié et signé par l'auteur.

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        Le pion sur l'échiquier

      1934. Albin Michel, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Albin Michel, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Nuova edizione consiste nella facsimile dell'edizione originale del 1949. autografo firmato di François Augiéras sotto lo pseudonimo di Abdullah shambas. Bella copia completa della sua roulotte. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Irène Némirovsky à Pierre Audiat Dos insolé comportant de petits manques marginaux, un minuscule manque en pied du premier plat.

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        Die Geistigen. Roman.

      Zuid-Hollandsche Uitgevers, Haag 1934 - 182 S. Privater Leinenband der Zeit. Seltener satirischer Schlüsselroman des aus Krakau stammenden Autors (1888-1964) um Alfred Döblin (hier: Abel Driglin, der die Veröffentlichung seines Hauptwerks "Leipzig, Hauptbahnhof" betreibt) und Alfred Kerr (hier: Abel Krampf) aus dem Berlin um 1930. Der geprägte Rückentitel ist etwas abgerieben und der Buchblock an zwei Stellen gebrochen, sonst handelt es sich jedoch um ein insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fouilles de Telloh. Tome I: Epoques présargoniques. Tome II: Epoques d'Ur, IIIe dynastie et de Larsa (complete set)

      Paul Geuthner, Paris 1934 - Extremely rare complete set of 2 volumes. Mission archéologique du Musée du Louvre. Paul Geuthner, Paris, 1934-6. First edition. Vol I: xii & 106 pages, 13 plates numbered I to XIII, 71 plates numbered 1 to 71, 10 plates numbered 1* to 10*, 2 color plates numbered A and B. Vol. II: vii & 170 pages, 6 plates numbered 11* to 16*, 2 color plates numbered C & D, 47 plates numbered XIV to LIX (with one XIV bis), 66 plates numbered 72 to 137. Modern cloth portfolios with original covers preserved. A canceled barcode on the title page of the first volume and the spot of a removed barcode on the title page of the second volume. An exceptional set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES LACS DES PYRENEES FRANCAISES.

      TOULOUSE. EDOUARD PRIVAT, EDITEUR. PARIS. HENRI DIDIER, EDITEUR. 1934.IN-8 CARRE (20 X 25 X 3,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE 319 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 VEAU MARBRE, DOS A DEUX NERFS ORNE D'UN DECOR A FROID, TITRE ET TETE DORES, COUVERTURE ET DOS CONSERVES, SOUS ETUI CARTONNE. ILLUSTRE D'UN PORTRAIT DE L'AUTEUR, DE CARTES HORS TEXTE ET DE NOMBREUSES PHOTOGRAPHIES IN ET HORS TEXTE. EDITION ORIGINALE POSTHUME. INTRODUCTION ET NOTES PAR E. A. MARTEL, AVEC LA COLLABORATION DU DOCTEUR ARMAND SARRAMON ET D'HENRI COLSON. (LABARERE. 641 - DENDALETCHE. 843). DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE D'ANDRE COLSON, EXEMPLAIRE TRUFFE DE DIVERSES CORRESPONDANCES ADRESSEES A CE DERNIER PAR L'ABBE GAURIER, EN TOUT UNE CARTE POSTALE ET QUATRE LETTRES AUTOGRAPHES SIGNEES. PETITS DEFAUTS AU NIVEAU DE L'ETUI CARTONNE, SINON BEL EXEMPLAIRE.

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        Historia de la Montería en España

      Instituto Gráfico Oliva de Vilanova, Barcelona 1934 - Edición monumental Premio de la Academia de la Historia 1935. Ejemplar dedicatoria manuscrita del Duque de Almazán. Edición especial de 400 ejemplares numerados en papel de hilo verjurado. Encuadernación de lujo en plena piel con ruedas doradas, lomo con nervios y dorados, corte superior dorado. Formato folio. XXIV-471 p. más 8 facsímiles en forma de suplemento, dos de ellos en oro, plata y colores que son otras 36 páginas. Se reproducen en él obras de arte, armas antiguas y algunas fotografías en 20 láminas a todo color y oro, 82 láminas en heliograbado a un solo color y 150 ilustraciones en heliograbado intercaladas, decorándolo 13 cabeceras y 11 iniciales dibujadas exprofeso, además de ex-libris, frontispicio, portada y colofón. Ejemplar en muy buen estado de conservación [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Return of Chandu [the Magician] (Original Pressbook)

      Sol Lesser Productions / Principal Distributing Corporation, Los Angeles 1934 - Original pressbook for the 1934 film. This feature was not only composed by editing together the first 4 chapters of the same-titled 12-chapter serial (the last 8 chapters were released as "Chandu on Magic Island" in 1935), but in this case the episodes were specifically written so that, spliced together, the result had the pacing and dialogue of a standard 60-70 minute second feature. Producer Sol Lesser developed this approach so that this film could be marketed either as a free-standing feature, as a feature-length first episode, with no loss of continuity or resolution in either case. Alternatively the source serial could be booked in the traditional 12-chapter format. A striking and, in our experience, unique format wherein the 3-color card wrappers open at the center to reveal two separate supplements, Advertising and Publicity. 11 x 17 inches, oversize, 24 pages. Very Good plus condition, quite clean, with some splitting to the edges of the wrappers and a single horizontal fold to each of the two supplements. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Boccaccio's Decameron

      Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the press by Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1934 - Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and Published for the press by Basil Blackwell 1934-1935. Limited edition of 325 copies printed on Batchelor's handmade paper (of which 300 are for sale), out of a total edition of 328 copies. This copy is number 25. Text is from the original English translation, printed in 1625 by Isaac Jaggard, who is responsible for issuing the first folio of Shakespeare. Complete in two quarto volumes bound in publisher's full blue morocco, printed in blue and black text in double columns. Beautiful wood-engraved illustrations throughout by R. J. Beedham and E. Joyce Francis after those found in the 1492 Venetian edition of Boccaccio printed by Joannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis. Smooth spines lettered in gilt, top edge gilt on the rough over blue stain, others uncut. Marbled endpapers with slight residue from former bookplates on both volumes. Small scrape mark on front pastedown of volume one. Lower back corner of volume one bumped. Some rubbing to spines on both volumes. The binding is tight with no cocking or leaning and pages are clean and crisp with no creases, inscriptions or foxing. The tissue between the double title pages is clean and untorn. A very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sedmero. [Seven.]

      F. J. Müller (J. Sommer), Praze [Prague] 1934 - Illustrated with a heliogravure by Mucha. First edition. Signed by Mucha and Le?ehrada. Limited edition, one of 77 numbered copies. In publisher's half leather with cardboard panels, protected with the original tracing paper. Printed on double leaves. Title lettered gilt to spine. (12) leaves. Scarce privately printed book of poems with a heliogravure illustration by Alphonse Mucha the master of Czech Art Nouveau. Emanuel Le?ehrad (1877-1955) was a Czech mystical poet and writer. In fine, near pristine condition. In publisher's half leather with cardboard panels, protected with the original tracing paper. Printed on double leaves. Title lettered gilt to spine First edition. Signed by Mucha and Le?ehrada. Limited edition, one of 77 numbered copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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