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        The Case of the Lucky Legs

      William Morrow & Co, New York 1934 - Original black cloth, lettered in red; octavo, 282 pages. A beautiful copy, with no markings of any kind; about fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        JONAH'S GOURD VINE

      J. B. Lippincott., 1934. First Edition. hard cover. Very Good/No jacket. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. 1934. 316 pp. Hard bound. No dust jacket. 1st. ed. Green cloth. Some soiling down the spine, otherwise only lightly shelf worn. Internally, a very good, tight, clean copy.Small book plate pasted-down upper corner of front binding. 1/2x2" card tipped-in at top of front fly-leaf with previous owner's name and address, circa 1937. Dust jacket flap that has author's biography pasted down on page [1].Illustration of "Tom" cut from dust-jacket pasted down on lower half of page 9.

      [Bookseller: Parnassus Book Service]
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        [Photo Album]: Nazareth House

      Plymouth, United Kingdom. 1934. Oblong quarto. Measuring 9.5" x 12.5". Red textured leather over boards with "Nazareth House Plymouth 1934" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 11 large sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 9.5" x 11" affixed to stiff gray paper with captions on two photos. Album is very good or better with toning on the page edges and a few photos have been removed with near fine or better photographs.An album of photographs from Nazareth House, an orphanage in Plymouth in the United Kingdom in 1935. The photos appear to be taken as a form of promotion displaying the rooms of the orphanage as well as the girls who lived there. Throughout the album are staged photographs of tables set for breakfast, rows of perfectly made beds, the chapel, and a large classroom. Towards the end of the album the girls are featured in class and playing outside. One photo shows a group of little girls dressed as fairies and another shows some of the girls with a nun chaperone looking out in to the water that surrounded the grounds. A group photo shows all the girls who were housed at the orphanage in 1934.Nazareth House, founded in the 1870s, was operated by the Sisters of Nazareth, sometimes referred to as the Poor Sisters of Nazareth. They had orphanages throughout England, all of which were called Nazareth House, and were home to not only abandoned girls but also those thought to be uncontrollable or accused of petty crimes. The girls were taught basic lessons including arithmetic, reading, and writing, as well as the "feminine arts" of sewing and knitting. In the late 1990s the sisters were accused of child abuse and of sending 111 children to Australia to "spread Catholicism."A collection of large, arresting photographs of a girl's orphanage in the 1930s. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Exodus A.D. A Warning to Citizens.

      London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.,, 1934. Octavo. Original red cloth lettered on the spine in black. With the original colour-printed pictorial dust jacket from a painting by Nevinson. Cloth a little dusty along the top of the boards, pale toning, light foxing to the fore-edge, else very good in slightly rubbed and lightly soiled jacket, some chipping along the edges, short tear at the head of the spine, no loss. First and only edition. Uncommon, just nine copies on OCLC, apparently not in BL.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LA TRAPPOLA COLORATA. ROMANZO EXTRAGIALLO UMORISTICO

      Corbaccio, Milano 1934 - Edizione: Prima rarissima edizione . Pagine: 343 . Illustrazioni: In copertina disegno raffigurante una scena di lotta. . Formato: 16° . Rilegatura: Brossura editoriale gialla, brunitura nel retrocopertina nel bordo alto e screpolatura al dorso. . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: L'autore fu un parodista del genere giallo, in realtà fu un futurista e poeta. Fu redattore del settimanale umoristico "Il travaso delle idee". Ruppe il tabù del giallo durante l'epoca fascista, mascherandolo con la satira. .

      [Bookseller: Libreria Scripta Manent]
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        La trappola colorata. Romanzo extragiallo umoristico

      Corbaccio, Milano 1934 - Vecchia nota di appartenenza alla prima bianca 342 + (1) p. in-16

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        THE DARING YOUNG MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE - Inscribed to Saroyan's Editor

      Random House, New York 1934 - Tall Octavo. Author's first book. SIGNED BY WILLIAM SAROYAN AND WARMLY INSCRIBED TO HIS EDITOR AS FOLLOWS: "To Kenneth Houston/a fine editor, with/sincere good wishes/for the continued/success of Literary/America, the magazine,/and the state of/the country itself-/William Saroyan./Manhattan/May 22/1935. This first edition was limited to 2000 copies. 270pp., bound in pale gray cloth with wrap around gold label printed in black, spine black; dust jacket spine lightly toned. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Poesía española: Antología (contemporáneos)

      - Poesía española: Antología (contemporáneos)Madrid. S. Aguirre, impresor, Signo. 1934.Selección de obras publicadas e inéditas por Gerardo Diego.170 x 249 mm. 600 p. Tela. Perfecto estado de conservación. Firma autógrafa del antiguo propietario. Primera edición.  [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ArteyGrafía. com / Elena Gallego]
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        Jahrgänge 1934, 1935 und 1936 in zusammen 156 Ausgaben

       Steiniger Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Berlin, 1934-1936. Je Heft 16 meist farbig illustrierte Seiten, broschiert, quart, (einige wenige Flecken) - sehr gute Exemplare/ in 4 leinen-bezogenen Kassetten - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Karikaturen/Satire,Zeitschriften

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        The Camels Are Coming

      John Hamilton Ltd 1934 - 1934. Fourth Edition. 220 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and contains pictorial plates, date is presumed. Pages remain reasonably bright with moderate foxing to text block edge and the endpapers which also have inscription. Very light cracking to hinges and markings to page 50. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and staining to boards. Spine is tanned with light shelf wear and rubbing to the edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: World of Rare Books]
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        I miei viaggi nella Terra del Fuoco

      Società Editrice Internazionale, 1934. In 4, pp. VIII + 432 con 43 tavole fotografiche fuori testo in nero e a colori e 6 grandi panorami fotografici più volte ripiegati. Nella custodia separata la grande carta geografica della Terra del fuoco. Terza edizione riveduta e ampliata, le fotografie sono dello stesso De Agostini.Tutta tela editoriale grigia con titoli in blu al dorso e ai piatti e (rarissima) sovracoperta . Ottimo stato. Raro.

      [Bookseller: Studio Giuseppina Biggio]
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        L'EROICA. Rassegna italiana di Ettore Cozzani. Milano. Quaderno 190 - 191. Giugno - Luglio 1934

      L'Eroica, 1934. In-4, pp. 72 co 11 tavv n. t. a piena p. Di queste 5 sono a doppia p. (4 di Branca e 1 di Carta).Numero de L'Eroica dedicato a  Remo Branca. Al fascicolo sono allegate le seg. xilogr. orig.: Pastorello (in cop. e ripetuto all'interno), Autoritratto, Sardegna, Un uomo d'Orgosolo (tav. doppia), Luci d'Oliena (tav. doppia), Lucia, Ragazze d'Argnolo (tav. doppia), In trincea (tav. doppia), Ritratto di Agostino Saba. Vi si trovano anche 3 xilogr. orig. di Giorgio Carta: Testa d'uomo, La fisarmonica, Sguardo. Remo Branca, nato a Sassari nel 1897, laureato in giurisprudenza si diede all'arte da autodidatta intorno agli anni '20. Comanducci, I, p. 257. L'Eroica, Una rivista italiana del '900, p. 92. Servolini, Diz. incisori, p. 118. ITA

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Coenobium]
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        Devoted Ladies.

      London: Collins,, 1934. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge pink. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled and sunned with faded ends, edges lightly foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with some loss to spine ends and a chip to head of front panel, affecting first letter of title short closed tear to fold of front flap, spine fold and foot of front panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Every Day is Saturday

      New York: Harper, 1934. First edition. Original cloth, fine in lightly used dust jacket (a few tiny chips, minimal fading). The jacket design was by Richard Floethe, and shows the influence of his studies at the Bauhaus in Weimar under Kandinsky and Klee. He became director of the Federal Art Project's poster division in New York. 1750 copies were bound. Hall A7.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Jahrgänge 1934, 1935 und 1936 in zusammen 156 Ausgaben

      - - sehr gute Exemplare/ in 4 leinen-bezogenen Kassetten - Gewicht in Gramm: 10565 Steiniger Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Berlin, 1934-1936. Je Heft 16 meist farbig illustrierte Seiten, broschiert, quart, (einige wenige Flecken) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Mickey Mouse in "Ye Olden Days" with "Pop-Up Picture. (The Midget Pop-Up Book)

      New York: Blue Ribbon Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. 60pp. Pictorial boards with color image of Mickey Mouse. With nineteen b&w illustrations and a double-spread color pop-up image. A couple of tiny nicks to the spine ends, birthday inscription in pencil on the first page. About near fine. A nice copy of an uncommon early Mickey Mouse title with the pop-up in immaculate condition. ; 32mo.

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Les cloches de Bâle

      Denoël & Steele, 1934. - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 25 copie numerate sul filo di puro, il nostro appositamente stampato per il co-editore del libro di Bernard Steele, testina di stampa dopo 5 Cina. Un po 'di sole sul piede posteriore, se non rara, bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre spécialement imprimé pour le co-éditeur de l'ouvrage Bernard Steele, tirage de tête après 5 Chine. Une petite insolation en pied du dos, sinon rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Eigenhändiger Brief

      mit Ort (Wien, XIX Strassergasse 47), Datum (4. X. 1934) sowie Unterschrift. Ein vorderseitig beschriebenes Blatt. Lex.-8° (27 x 21,2 cm), lose in Graphikhülle. An eine nicht genannte Dame. Teilt der Empfängerin mit, dass sich die Briefe der letzten Jahre auf dem Boden der Stadtwohnung befinden, der verschlossen und augenblicklich nicht zugänglich sei. Sie bittet noch etwas Geduld zu haben und gibt an, erst in ungefähr 2 Wochen Auskunft geben zu können, was sie gefunden habe. Am Ende übermittelt sie neben ihrem, auch einen Gruß ihres Vaters. - Anna Freud (1895 - 1982) war das jüngste der sechs Kinder Sigmund Freuds. Für ihren Vater war sie Sekretärin und Assistentin, organisierte seine Auftritte, pflegte den Krebskranken Freud und vertrat ihn auf Kongressen. Nach einer Lehranalyse bei ihrem Vater wurde sie selbst als Psychoanalytikerin tätig. Anna Freud gilt als Mitbegründerin der Kinderpsychoanalyse. - Das Blatt mit leichten Spuren ehemaliger Längs- und Querfaltung, ansonsten tadelloser Zustand. Briefe von Anna Freud welche noch zu Lebzeiten ihres Vaters und vor der Emigration nach England geschrieben wurden, tauchen nur äußerst selten im Handel auf. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Castellum]
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        Sapphire Mesa": Original typescript of this Western story, with numerous pencil corrections, on 126 pages, approximately 30,000 words. Clipped to page 1 is a pencilled note reading: "Manuscript copy / Published in Masked Rider Western / Written by William H. Stueber and used in magazine as by Orrin Holmer / Owned by us / Not yet elaborated"

      449 West 48th Street, New York City 1934 - 1 vols. 11 x 8-1/2 inches. Original Corrected Typescript of Zorro-Like Western Story. This story was originally titled "Phantom of Justice"; its hero bears a resemblance to Johnston McCulley's character Zorro: dressed in black, with a black mask, riding a black stallion, his real persona that of an intelligent, resourceful friend of downtrodden Mexican people, he is known as the Masked Rider, righter of wrongs. The fact that the story was published in The Masked Rider Western pulp magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, for August 1934, is clearly no coincidence. Some marginal tape-repaired tears, else very good [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        HIRAM. Boletín de la R. L. Hiram Nº 3

      s/e 1934/43, México - Encuadernados en un tomo desde el número 1 hasta el número 64 faltando los siguientes números: 2, 5, 6, 7, 53, 54. 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas

      [Bookseller: Libreria de Antano (ILAB & ABA Members)]
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        THE KING'S MISSAL

      Herbert Jenkins Limited [1934]., London - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-312 [313-320: ads], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, publisher's monogram stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. "Weird thriller of a haunted missal bound in the skin of Philip II's unfaithful mistress, whose spirit still seeks new paramours. Marginal vampirism, when her mummified corpse is briefly revived by blood-rite, thought this may be a hallucination induced by an unscrupulous occultist. Novel is an awkward hybrid of detective and horror genres, the latter elements more effective. Author also wrote the bizarre horror thriller, THE NEW RACE OF DEVILS (1921) under the pseudonym of John Bernard." - Robert Knowlton. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Day, p. 7. Reginald 00979. Cover soiled, stain to bottom edge of rear cover, lacks front free endpaper, endpapers and recto of half title leaf soiled, a sound reading copy. A scarce book and especially difficult in such nice condition. (#148210) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The National Home Monthly Magazine, November 1934 - Heroic Canadian Monetary Reformer Gerald Grattan McGeer

      The National Home Monthly, 1934. 76 pages. Features: Ceylon Tea Bureau ad inside front cover features colour painting of Laurentian Scene by F. S. Coburn; The Way to Solvency - famous Canadian monetary reformer G.G. McGeer makes his case for changes to the Bank of Canada; Super one - page colour ad for Heinz canned beans and spaghetti; Fantastic one - page colour - photo Chipso ad features Mrs. John Boyle, Jr. and her children Mercedes, John and Patricia; Sometime We'll Meet (short story); Bloomin' Idol (short story); Afghanistan Destined for Conflict - a most prophetic photo - illustrated article; Children of the Heather (short story); The Haunted Yashiki (Japanese short story); Pinch - Hitting for Sir Galahad (short story); Dogs in My Life - illustrated article by Diana Thorne; Gesso Craft; One - page photo - ad for Pond's cold cream features Miss Frederica Vanderbilt Webb and Mrs. Reginald Vanderbilt; Two - page photo - ad for Fleischmann's XR Yeast features large photo of Dr. R.E. Lee; Little Rambles in Hollywood; Great one - page Lux soap ad features photo of Ginger Rogers; Illustrated fashion article; Cookery article; Beauty article; Wow! one - page full - colour photo of NHL hockey player Charlie Conacher of the Toronto Maple Leafs on the ice; Colour Old Dutch cleanser ad on back cover; and more. Includes blank subscription form and envelope. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy of this extraordinary issue. Magazine

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        TARZAN AND THE LION MAN

      Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers , 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.. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Die Pathologisierung des K?nstlers: K?nstlerlegenden der Moderne (Gebundene Ausgabe)von Bettina Gockel (Autor)

      Oldenbourg Akademieverlag, 1934. "Gelebte Vita" war das Stichwort, mit dem Ernst Kris und Otto Kurz 1934 in ihrer bahnbrechenden Studie ?ber die K?nstlerlegende auf das "psychologische Gebiet" hinwiesen, das es noch auszuloten gelte. Die Autorin der vorliegenden Untersuchung setzt hier an und wendet diesen Hinweis in eine historisch-kritische Perspektive. In den Blick genommen wird die von Kris und Kurz nicht mehr untersuchte Phase der Biologisierung und Psychologisierung des K?nstlers im sp?ten 19. und fr?hen 20. Jahrhundert. Die K?nstlerlegende wurde zwischen 1880 und 1930 zur Krankengeschichte vermeintlich epileptischer, degenerierter und schizophrener K?nstler. Anhand des breiten Spektrums von Krankheitsbildern der Neuropathologie und Degenerationstheorie wird erstmals erkennbar, wie wenig stringent und mit welch unterschiedlichen Werten und Zielen die Pathologisierung des K?nstlers und seiner Lebensgeschichte eine wissenschaftliche Begr?ndung erfahren sollte. So findet sich die Degenerationsthese, die vor und um 1900 noch das Argument einer biologistischen Kulturkritik war, w?hrend und nach dem 1. Weltkrieg in psychologisch-philosophischen Abhandlungen ?ber den K?nstler wieder. H?lderlin und van Gogh galten dabei als kranke Heroen h?chster Empfindsamkeit in einer katastrophischen Moderne. Gerade die Unsch?rfe, Ambivalenz, ja auch Spekulation wissenschaftlicher Untersuchungen ?ber den K?nstler bot Kunstkritikern, Kunsthistorikern und nicht zuletzt K?nstlern Ankn?pfungspunkte, mit denen das Idealbild vom vorgeblich kranken K?nstler bis heute fortgeschrieben wird. Aus dem Inhalt: I. Einf?hrung - K?nstlersubjekt und Wissenschaftsgeschichte - Der K?nstler im kulturellen System - Wissenschaft vom K?nstler und Kunstgeschichte II. Von der Biologisierung zur Psychologisierung des K?nstlers - Ideen- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte des k?nstlerischen Genies - Cesare Lombroso - Max Nordau - Emil Kraepelin - Sigmund Freud - Otto Rank - Versuche der Aufwertung des kranken K?nstlergenies nach 1900 - Die "stille Schizophrenie" III. Die Lebensgeschichte des K?nstlers als Gegenstand der Pathographie und Psychopathologie - Geschichte der Pathographie - Geschlecht des Genies - Wilhelm Lange-Eichbaum - H?lderlin und van Gogh - Ludwig Binswanger d. J. und Karl Jaspers - Von der Epilepsie zur Schizophrenie IV. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Kunst, Psychiatrie und Politik - Forschungsstand - Kirchners Krankheit - Kunst und Politik in der Nervenheilanstalt Bellevue - Binswangers "Personwissenschaft" - Portr?t und Persona - Kirchners Produktions- und Rezeptionstheorie des Bildes - "Gelebte Vita" - Binswanger und Kirchner auf der Stafelalp - Utopie und Leben - Kirchners Bibliothek - Kirchners Selbstmord V. Paul Klee. K?nstlerlegende und Krankengeschichte als k?nstlerische Verfahren - Forschungsstand - Materialit?t und Erinnerung - Klees Legende ?ber die Reise nach Tunesien - Klees Genie - Kunst der Sichtbarmachung und das k?nstlerische Subjekt - Klees Beitrag zur "Sch?pferischen Konfession" - Klee und E.T.A. Hoffmann - Der K?nstler im Krieg - Klees Bildtechnik - Klee und Worringer - Klees Krankheit und sein bildnerisches Verfahren der Dissoziation Res?mee und Ausblick: Aby M. Warburgs Selbstexperiment als "(unheilbar) Schizoider"

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        Too True To Be Good, Village Wooing, On The Rocks – Signed by Lillian Gish and Entire 1961 Broadway Cast

      Constable and Company Limited 1934 - Rare 1934 1st edition of George Bernard Shaw’s three plays: Too True To Be Good; Village Wooing; On the Rocks. The book is Signed by the Entire 1961 Broadway Cast of Shaw’s play, Too True to be Good. Signatures include Lillian Gish (The First Lady of the Silent Screen), Robert Preston, Cedrick Hardwicke, Cyril Ritchard, David Wayne, Eileen Heckart, Glynis Johns and Ray Middleton. Also tipped in is a personal note from actress Glynis Johns, inscribed “Best Wishes, Glynis Johns.” No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Covers are flat and true, corners are square. Pages are sunned, typical of age. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This Fine Condition, first edition, signed book by the entire cast of the 1961 Broadway hit, Too True to be Good, is a true one of a kind collectible treasure. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La guérison par l'esprit

      1934. - Paris 1934, 12,5x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese di cui era solo il 65 alfa nei principali giornali, una copia del servizio stampa. Binding metà della marina del Marocco blu, colonna vertebrale con cinque nervi, dorato data coda marmorizzato piatti di carta, guardie e contreplats carta grigio-blu insolated copertine e schienali conservati, testa dorata, vincolante firmato T. Boichot. autografo rara firmata e datata da Stefan Zweig Julien Luchaire. Copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française pour laquelle il n'a été que 65 alfa en grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier gris-bleu, couvertures et dos insolé conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de T. Boichot. Rare envoi autographe daté et signé de Stefan Zweig à Julien Luchaire. Exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Point du jour

      Nrf, 1934. - Nrf, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. Firmato autografo dell'autore Robert St. John. Nizza copia completa del suo inserire. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de André Breton à Robert de Saint-Jean. Agréable exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer.  

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        Die Seebäder Italiens. Italienische Staatsbahnen (Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche, Ferrovie dello Stato), (1934)

      Ferrovie dello stato, 1934. in - 8 oblungo, pp. 259, (1). Bella copertina originale in cartoncino, figurata a colori sui due piatti con barche a vela, stilizzate con carattere tipico dello stile Art Déco. Dettagliata guida in edizione tedesca, completa di tutte le indicazioni necessarie al turista per una piacevole villeggiatura (clima, alberghi, pensioni, sport), dettagliate piante ferroviarie e belle vedute fotografiche alcune delle quali su doppio foglio. La guida è dedicata alle coste italiane ed alle colonie e comprende: Riviera Ligure, Toscana. Lazio, Campania, Sicilia, Istria, Riviera Adriatica, Rodi (Grecia), Tripoli e Bengasi (Libia) . Non comune e perfettamente conservato.

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        Speedy in Oz

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co.. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; First edition, first printing, first state of the dust jacket. 9" x 6 5/8". Grey/green (likely olive green according to Hanff) boards with pictorial paste-on to front board. Colorful pictorial dust jacket with yellow background. 298 pages + 12 plates. Complete as issued. All 12 color plates present, endpapers in black and white. Semi-script Reilly & Lee Imprint at base of spine. Dust jacket is variant 1 according to Bienvenue with both front and back flaps listing titles to "26 Ojo in Oz" and was issued earlier than variant 2 which lists 27 titles to "Speedy". Dust jacket is variant 1 according to Bienvenue with both front and back flaps listing titles to "26 Ojo in Oz" and was issued earlier than variant 2 which lists 27 titles to "Speedy". Dust jacket is variant 1 according to Bienvenue with both front and back flaps listing titles to "26 Ojo in Oz" and was issued earlier than variant 2 which lists 27 titles to "Speedy". The book is in very good condition with a sound binding and lightly toned pages that are completely free of marks save for an owner inscription on the ?this book belongs to? page. The front paste-on illustration is fresh and unfaded and the boards show minimal wear. Some offsetting to endpapers and some light foxing to a few plates. The dust jacket is very good minus, with light soiling and fading, minor closed tears, and a few large chips. .

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        An Illustrated life of Confucius. Late Qing woodblock Edition Kong zi sheng ji Tu

      Peiping Civil Press. N. D. [1934?]. SHENGJI TU. (Illustrated Scenes from the Life of the Sage, Confucius). 30x40 cm. chinese tex,t, maps, illustrations, portraits + 105 woodblock prints depicting the life of confucius, in the original chinese sewn binding. protected in later chinese style blue cloth box, with straps and ivory needles. a very good copy. scarce..A recent article by Chun Shum in the 'East Asian Library Journal' (Vol. 10, no. 1) provides a wealth of information on what amounts to an exemplary sub-genre of Chinese illustrated book production. In fact, scenes from the life of the Confucius are, arguably, at the fountainhead of book illustration in China. Illustrations of Confucius' life exist in three media: as paintings, engraved on stone (typically reproduced in collections of rubbings), and as woodblock printed editions. The earliest painted version were probably produced in during the Eastern Han period; three sets of stone engravings are said to exist; and there have been many woodcut editions of the Sage's illustrated life. The earliest printed versions are thought to date to the 13th century, but no such Song editions survive. There are several Ming editions. The quality of the illustrations and of the prints differ greatly. This one is taken fromt blocks that appear to be the best we have seeen.The present work is a late Qing edition, most likely a later printing from the blocks prepared by Kong Xianlan in 1874. This edition is noted and described in Chun Shum's article (pp. 153-55), and the sample illustration reproduced matches the corresponding images in the present work. All 105 images collated by Chun Shum are present, along with the introductory text taken from the biography of Confucius in the 'Shiji'. Quality of paper and printing indicate that this may be a somewhat later impression from Kong's blocks, impossible to date precisely. the impressions are clear and the book is a rich source of the visual imagery - based on earlier, Ming model - produced at the time.. Scanned samples available on request. Confucius - Pictorial works.

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        A Life Time Collection of 688 Recipes for Drinks

      London: Herbert Jenkins Ltd, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing stated. Very Good, with soiling to edge of page block, foxing to prelims and terminals, slight toning to spine cloth, in a Good dust jacket, which is lightly soiled, toned, and edge worn, with insect wear primarily to the rear panel, rear flap fold and top edge of the rear flap. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        MEZHDU DVUKH REVOLJOTSII

      Leningrad, 1934. - 410 pp. First edition. Frontispiece portrait. Full page illustrations in the text. Dust jacket.(Russian) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Official Mixer's Manual

      Ray Long and Richard R. Smith New York (1934) - First Edition. Octavo, original red cloth, stamped in orange, 299 pages, twin spiral bound, frontis photograph of author. Classic collection of cocktails by the chief bartender at the Ashland House. Includes: Breakfast Cocktail, Casino Cocktail, Duke of Marlborough, Honolulu Cocktail, Jockey Club Cocktail, Racquet Club Cocktail, Savoy Hotel Cocktail, Waldorf Cocktail, etc. A very scarce title to be found in original dustjacket (and especially uncommon to be found in such attractive condition). Near Fine but for frontis with hole punches broken in Very Good plus dustjacket, tiny chip at top spine end, short closed tear at upper rear panel, otherwise clean and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed "Milhaud" to an unidentified male correspondent

      The performance to which Milhaud refers probably occured on September 11, 1934 at the Teatro La Fenice as part of the Venice Biennale. The program included the Italian premiere of the Symphonic Suite from Maximilien and other pieces by Berg, Stravinsky, Pizzetti, and Lambert. With the exception of the Berg, each composer conducted his own work. "[Milhaud] was associated with the avant garde of the 1920s, whose abundant production reflects all musical genres. A pioneer in the use of percussion, polytonality, jazz and aleatory techniques, his music allies lyricism with often complex harmonies. Though his sources of inspiration were many and varied, his music has compelling stylistic unity." Jeremy Drake in Grove Music Online.. 2 pp. Oblong octavo (ca. 103 x 138 mm.). Dated September 4 [?1934]. In ink on cardstock with "L'Enclos Aix-en-Provence Téléphone 99" printed at upper left corner. In French (with translation). Milhaud writes about an upcoming performance of his symphonic suite from his opera Maximilien, probably at the Venice Biennale. He regrets that his correspondent did not order material for it from Universal Edition, but is nonetheless very happy that "in spite of so many difficulties everything is arranged." He includes information about the suite within quotation marks. "... Because I can do nothing without the material, I have set my departure for Friday, and will be in Venice on Saturday. Here is some information about the suite: 'This symphonic suite comprises the dramatic interludes and the Overture from the opera Maximilien... premiered at the Paris Opéra in 1932. The Suite, performed for the first time in Italy, at the Venice Biennale, comprises 4 interludes (the last of which is a funeral song) and a Finale'... " With several autograph corrections. Slightly worn and soiled.

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        Pied Piper of Hamelin, The

      1934. The Signed Limited Edition[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. BROWNING, Robert. The Pied Piper of Hamelin. London: George G. Harrap & Co.,[1934]. Limited to 410 copies, signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 30. Octavo (9 1/8 x 6 inches; 232 x 152 mm.). 44, [1], [3, blank] pp. Four color plates and fourteen drawings in black and white (including one double-page). Publisher's full limp vellum lettered in gilt on front cover. Top edge gilt. In the original publisher?s cardboard slipcase with matching limitation number on spine. A very fine copy in the publisher's very slightly rubbed cardboard slip-case.The Pied Piper of Hamelin was a magician in German folklore. According to legend, the town of Hamelin was plagued by rats. A mysterious stranger in varicolored clothes appeared and offered to rid the town of the destructive vermin for a specified sum of money. The leaders of the town agreed to the contract, and the stranger began to play his pipe. The rats came swarming from the buildings and followed him to the River Weser, where they drowned. But when the town leaders refused to make the agreed payment the Pied Piper returned once more to play his pipe. This time, however, it was all the children of the town whom he enchanted and lured away to vanish behind a door in the Koppenberg hill. Robert Browning told the story in his poem The Pied Piper of Hamelin in 1842.Latimore and Haskell, p. 71. Riall, p. 186.

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        Die Araber im Mittelalter, G. Diercks, Leipzig 1882

      Diercks Gustav, 1852-1934 - Die Araber im Mittelalter, G. Diercks, Leipzig 1882 Die Araber im Mittelalter und ihr Einfluß auf die Cultur Europa's / von Gustav Diercks. Diercks, Gustav (1852-1934). Leipzig : Verlag von Otto Wigand, 1882. 8°, VI, [2], 232 s. ; 20 cm. Behandelt Europa -- 476-1492. Inhalt: Verfall des Römerreichs, Vorgeschichte der Araber, die Religion der alten Araber, Mohammed, Vorgeschichte Spaniens, Perioden der maurischen Kulturgeschichte, direkte und indirekte Einfluesse, Auswirkung auf das Christentum usw. SEHR SELTENE ABHANDLUNG, HIER MIT PROMINENTER PROVENIENZ: HOFBIBLIOTHEK WITTELSBACH. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar [Together with] 1800 and all that Drinks - Ancient & Modern

      London: William Heinemann, / The St Catherine's Press,, 1934 / 1937. Two works, small octavo. Original green leather, titles to spines gilt. With the illustrated dust jacket. A few advertisement illustrations within. Two newspaper cuttings with cocktail recipes laid in. First work with titles dulled at the spine, and a few minor scuffs to the leather, internally entirely sound and fresh, with the jacket sunned to spine and bears a few chips and tears to the ends and corners, a very good copy overall. The second work in exquisite condition, sound and clean, with the jacket bearing only a few closed tears to the top edge and a few other minor marks, but overall in excellent condition. First editions, first impressions, both of de Fleury's scarce but classic cocktail recipe books presented together with the very scarce dust jackets over the publisher's full leather bindings. At the time de Fleury's 1700 Cocktails was the most comprehensive to be included in one book. The author's note in his follow up volume 1800 and all that reads "This volume, though complete in itself, is intended as a companion to my previous book... the two together forming a complete library of all kinds of drinks through the ages to the present day. Up to now I do not know of any book which gives the formulae and methods of preparation of the drinks that were so popular during the 18th and 19th centuries, and I have therefore traced a good number of these and included them in this volume, as I feel sure there would be a demand for them if people only knew how to prepare them." A handsome pairing, rare thus.

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        National Home Monthly Magazine, March 1934 - "The Incredible Romance of Adolph Hitler" / The Grand National Horse Race

      National Home Monthly / Stovel, 1934. 72 pages. Features: Cover illustration of cats in knitting basket; Nicely illustrated one - page ad for the new Ford V - 8 for 1934; Fleischmann's Yeast one - page ad features large photo of Dr. Edouard Agasse - Lafont with patient; Editorial topics include Whose Shoe Pinches?, Production and Revenue, Take Courage, The Cost of Crime, and Time for a Showdown; Nice one - page Ovaltine ad says Make Sure You Sleep Tonight; The Man Who Lived in Twilight (short story); Ill Wind (short story); A Castle in the Caribbees (Caribbean) - photo illustrated article explores the option of moving to a Caribbean island; The Strange Romance (short story); Mean People (short story); A Waif And a Workman Who Now Sways the World - incredible photo - illustrated article on Adolph Hitler - "The Incredible Romance of Adolph Hitler, Whom Germany Hails as a "Man - God!"; The Grand National - photo - illustrated article on this famous British horse race; Pond's one - page ad features photo of Eleanor Roosevelt; White Cargo (part 3 of this story); Nice one - page Pontiac ad features the 1934 Straight 8; Fantastic two - page Dodge photo - ad features car flying off a jump, plus photos of famous muckraker Ida M. Tarbell and Miss Mimi Elaine Richardson; Nice one - page illustrated Chevrolet ad; Page 30 features wonderful photos of the airflow Desoto 5 - passenger coupe, Ford convertible cabriolet, Buick 5 - passenger sedan with built - in trunk, Pontiac coupe, Chevrolet Master Six Coach, Hupmobile Aerodynamic Type Sedan, Hundson convertible coupe with rumble seat, and airflow Chrysler six - passenger four - door sedan; Movie news includes photos of Marlene Dietrich, Zasu Pitts, Charley Chase, Evelyn Venable, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., George Raft, Pepe Ortiz, and Spanky of the popular "Little Rascals" TV show, and more; Nice Lux soap ad features photo of Sally Eilers; More car photos include the Nash Ambassador Eight Brougham, the Graham Convertible Coupe, the Studebaker Commander St. Regis Brougham, and the new Reo Sedan; Wonderful two - page Chrysler ad features one - page photo - portrait of Walter P. Chrysler and his written statement that "I believe Plymouth is the Best Engineered Car in the Low - Priced Field."; Oxydol ad includes photo insert of Mrs. David Neary of Torrington, CT; Radioland - article on radio news; Lydia E. Pinkham's Tablets ad includes photo of Mrs. Frank P. Stone of Lacombe, Alberta; Young Man and His Problem; Investment News; Legal article; Cooking article; Fashion illustrations; One - page ad for Singer sewing machines; Colour Lifebuoy and Rinso ads inside back cover; Attractive but soiled and worn colour - photo Chipso ad on back cover features Mrs. T.M. Lay and daughters; and more. Above - average external wear and soiling. Covers detached but present. Pencil markings to back cover. A worthy copy of this historic issue. Magazine

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel. / Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues December 1932 - January 1933 Through December 1934

      British Columbia Telephone Company, 1934. Half - leather binding. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: New Year's Greetings telephoned to Mother in England; Echoes of Turkish Telephony; What people talk about during long distanc calls; Industry advances in 1932 despite business losses; First Bermuda call was boon to navigation company; Statement of Development, January 1, 1933 - provides statistics on the number of telephones working in each community of B.C.; West Vancouver celebrates 21st birthday; Entertainment programme telephoned from Vancouver to Victoria; John Lawson - phone pioneer of West Vancouver; John Henry Ward retires; Royal City students visit phone office; New employee sales campaign has been organized; An ounce of prevention; Fred Meloche has retired; We can talk to the Holy Land; Bowen Island annual picnic; C.A. McMaster; Telephone echoes from India; Who can solve the mystery of B.C.'s first telephone?; Telephone people on job despite earthquake; Hungry people make most work for telephone operators; B.C. Telephone Basketball Team; Statement of Development, May 1, 1933 - a table showing the number of telephones in each community of the province; W.H. Cooke; Victoria to London via All - Red Telephone Route; Vancouver - London conversation heard across Canada; Bowen Island Picnic; Gold Rush turns spotlight on Bridge River Valley; R.G. Roach Retires; An address by Miss Nell Rowbottom, agent, Nanaimo; Beware of Holiday Hazards; Port of New Westminster sets new shipping record; Speedy repairs after Cumberland fire - text and photos; George McCartney (Mr. Mac) retires; A Haircut for the Trans - Canadian Line; George Williamson of the Slocan retires; Toll Lines Restored for Christmas after two weeks of havoc - 6 pages of amazing photos and text; We can talk to the Flathead Valley; The Plant Library is at your service; Two Mining Areas Brought Within Telephone Reach - Anyox and Campbell River (opens up Stewart, Alice Arm and Premier Arm) - great photo of the Anyox plant of the Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Company, Limited; Col. Victor Spencer's voice travels record distance by phone; Telephone to the rescue; Operators' Problems Explained in Radio Interview; Telephone plays prominent part in fight against forest fires - 2 pages with photos; Telephone queries add spice to newspaper life; Electrical Men Meet at Nanaimo; Ernest Moore passes away; New construction project to improve Bridge River service - 2 pages with photos; B.C. Nickel project given service; A telephone pole becomes a Bug's Breakfast - 3 pages with interesting photos and text; Barnston Island receives service; Sculling champ, Edward Snead, retires; Telephone Exchange Established in Bridge River Area - 3 pages of text and photos; Construction programme under way in the Albernis; Ralph S. MacPherson; Photo of the 'Morro Castle' afire; Roy (Dutch) Harris of East Kootenay dies; 'Mystery Mountain' claims life of Alec H. Dalgleish; and more. Average wear. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon fore - and top edges, and inside front board, else unmarked. Binding intact.

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        Point du jour

      Gallimard, 1934. - Gallimard, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition per i quali non è stato derivato grandi carte, copie di un servizio stampa. Autograph firmata dall'autore René Bertelè. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de André Breton à René Bertelé.

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        Portrait Photograph of Salavdor Dali with Van Vechten penguin background

      1934. Gelatin Print. Docketed "XVIII G" on back. 9-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches. Fine. Gelatin Print. Docketed "XVIII G" on back. 9-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches.

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        The Thin Man

      Knopf, 1934 A very good first edition (so stated on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket with the red design (no known priority). Laid in is a promotional card from the publisher. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Das Erwachende Berlin (The Awakening of Berlin) German Edition - Nazi Germany

      Verlag Frz. Cher Nacht, Munich 1934 - Over-sized hardback book (no dust jacket) titled DAS ERWACHENDE BERLIN by Joseph Goebbels. Published in Munich in 1934 - text in German. Illustrated with vintage black and white photographs of the Nazi Party and its members as they rise to power in the 1920's and early 1930's in Germany. Boards are slight raised at edge with moderate scuff marks - interior pages in very good condition. International shipping will require additional charge. Bookseller since 1995 (UL-3-bottom-up-flat) rareviewbooks [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dedicated copy / Widmungsexemplar - Coincident ophthalmoscopy and histology of the optic nerve. 2 volumes (text + atlas).

      Vienna, 1934 - 8°. 181 p., 3 pates; atlas with 111 coloured lithographs on tables. 23 p. text. - Dedication on the front lining: "In remembrance of pleasant hours of work together. With kindest regards Guist, Vienna 1935." Binding of the text volum waterstained. Linings foxed. Atlas volum in very good condition. Rare copy. Englisch Band:

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        I miei viaggi nella terra del fuoco. Illustrazioni e carte dell'autore. Terza edizione riveduta ed ampliata

      Societ? editrice internazionale, 1934. In 4, pp. VIII + 432 con 43 tavole fotografiche fuori testo in nero e a colori e 6 grandi panorami fotografici piu' volte ripiegati + 1 grande carta geografica della Terra del fuoco in apposita taschina editoriale separata. Tutta tela editoriale con la rarissima sovraccoperta fotografica, estremamente difficile da reperirsi, probabilmente per la frase a  firma Mussolini che campoeggia al piatto anteriore e che potrebbe aver indotto molti possessori a eliminarla. Curiosa la figura di Alberto MAria De Agostini, sacerdote salesiano e missionario in Terra del Fuoco, uni' alla sua attivita' pastorale anche quella di esploratore, alpinista e naturalista. Sali' infatti il Monte S. lorenzo nel 1943 e organizzo' varie spedizioni con Carlo Mauri e Monzino. Importanti furono anche le sue ricerche cartografiche e naturalistiche. ITA

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