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        ARBEITSBERICHT DES ZENTRALAUSSCHUSSES DER DEUTSCHEN JUDEN FÃœR HILFE UND AUFBAU [“WORK REPORT OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF GERMAN JEWS FOR AID AND RECONSTRUCTION.”] VOL 1 (1934) , VOL. 2 (1935) & VOL. 3 (1936)

      Aufbau. 1934-36. Unbound, as issued. 4to, 3 + 66 + (3) ; (4) +157+ (1) ; (6) , +163 + (4) leaves. Text in German. Three Annual Reports. Established in April 1933 as a collaboration of various German-Jewish communal, political and social-welfare organizations, the Zentralausschusses der Deutschen Juden für Hilfe und Aufbau sought to provide financial assistance for German Jews who lost their businesses or employment due to anti-Jewish legislation due to the restrictive Nazi laws, and provide job training for Jews who needed new professions. By 1934 the committee was incorporated into the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland [Reich Representation of German Jews] and consolidated all financial aid, including that of the Joint Distribution Committee who itself was instrumental in assisting nearly 200, 000 Jews leave Germany. Ex-library, light wear, about Very Good Condition. (Holo2-128-3) .

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        Chapman.

      Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). 146, [2] pp.. 1934 Nonesuch Press commemoration of the tercentenary of the death of poet and dramatist George Chapman. The volume was designed by Meynell, set in Centaur and Arrighi, and printed by the Cambridge University Press on Van Gelder paper watermarked "Nonesuch," with the endpapers displaying bright examples of the Curwen Press unicorn watermark; the title-page bears a vignette in bistre and brown, and the chapter numbers are embraced by typographical ornaments. This is => numbered copy 2 of 700 printed and one of 75 specially bound in full niger, with a contemporary inked annotation recording it as a "Special Binding by Meynell" (date of "20.6.1934" and cost of "£2:7:6") on the back free endpaper recto. Provenance: Front pastedown with calligraphic bookplate of Norman J. Sondheim, American collector of fine press books, and with large armorial bookplate of John Roland Abbey (1894–1969), English collector extraordinaire; the purchase notes are the latter's as "J.A. Natural niger morocco, spine with gilt-stamped title and series of gilt-ruled raised bands, top edge gilt on the rough; corners slightly rubbed, sides with small spots of discoloration, back cover with light scuff and free endpapers with offsetting from pastedowns. => A solid and attractive copy with very nice provenance.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        JORKENS REMEMBERS AFRICA

      Longmans Green & Co., New York, Toronto 1934 - Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii-x] 1-303 [304-308] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original light green cloth, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, top edge stained gray, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First edition. Preceded the British edition. The second Jorkens book. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 586. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 903. See Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-124. See Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1508-09. Bleiler (1978), p. 66. Reginald 04622A. Anderson I.62.a. Cloth considerably sunned around edges of front and rear covers and on spine panel, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Allen Lewis) with light shelf wear at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips and light dust soiling to rear panel. Overall, a superior example of the uncommon jacket. (#149472) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of Charlotte Bronte and Patrick Branwell Bronte [Large Paper Copy 1/500]

      Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford 1934 - Octavo, Gilt lettered and decorated spine. Some browning of the pages. Leather spine label has light scuffs. This is one of just 500 copies of the Large Paper Edition of this book. It is very scarce and not seen as often as the other editions of this title. Branwell is regarded as the black sheep of the family. He was a drunkard and opium addict whose artistic and literary talents were never realized. Although he was extremely prolific from the time of his young manhood, producing scores of pieces of prose narrative and poetry, he was published only a handful of times in local newspapers during his lifetime and is hardly considered in light of his own literary endeavors. Instead, he is more often described in terms of his influence on the remaining Brontës. According to several scholars, Branwell's presence in the household contributed to a certain "peculiarity" in his sisters' writings. His shocking and decadent lifestyle provided fodder for the coarseness of a novel like Charlotte's Jane Eyre, the wildness of Emily's highly imaginative Wuthering Heights, and the degradation and ruin detailed in Anne's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Though in total Branwell's writings outnumber the entire literary output of his sisters, reviewers have generally dismissed his work with scorn. A small number of modern Brontë critics blame this reaction on the fact that only fragments of Branwell's work are in print and believe that a full and accurate assessment can occur only when all of his scattered writings have been made accessible to readers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sean Fagan, Rare Books]
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        ALS to Sibyl Healey 1934 about illnesses pets and selling manuscripts

      

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        Playing the Like

      

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        Dai 1 kai Hochi Shimbunsha Kensho Snappu Kokoku Shashin shu The First Competition of Hochi Newspaper Snap Advertising Photographs

      

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        Angel Ferrant

      Tenerife, Ediciones Gaceta de Arte 1934 - 18 páginas + 9 hojas con ilustraciones en blanco y negro. 23 x 16 cm [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        China As She Is: A Comprehensive Album 1934

      The Liang You Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd. 1934 - Please note that at 4Kg. this book will require additional postage outside of the UK.| Decorative Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 13" x 9". | First Edition (First Printing). Top edges gilt. Illustrated by way of: Advertisements; Colour Plates [20]; Maps [1]; Fold-Out Maps/Statistical Charts [9]; Joint language text, Chinese and the majority in English. Covers 23 regions of China. From the preface: "We seek to present in the following pages a valuable collection of materials illustrative of the widely divergent aspects of Chinese life and manners and conducive to a sound understanding of the Middle Kingdom. It is almost superfluous to say that despite a whole century of open and continuous international contacts, China has remained to the present day to many casual observers a land of mystery." Need further photos or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I’ll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships, POST INCLUDED in the UK, from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath in England from a long-established bookseller - your purchase guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! Buying this book means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Good. Rubbed at the spine ends, corners and joints. Previous owners' inscription to the half-title (Chinese characters) page. Tissue guards tanned heavily, margins of the colours plates lightly so. Overall a nice copy of an uncommon title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan

      New York:: The Vanguard Press,, [1934]. First edition, first issue. publisher's cloth in dust jacket and wraparound band. Small embossed sticker of Booklover's Loan Library on front free endpaper and title page; otherwise a near fine copy with some light sunning to the top edge of the cloth; in a very fine dust jacket. This book is extremely scarce in dust jacket. 8vo,.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books]
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        A Cool Million [West's Sister's Copy]

      NY: Covici Friede. (1934). The third book by the author of Miss Lonelyhearts and the classic Hollywood novel The Day of the Locust. This is West's sister's copy, with her ownership signature, "Laura Weinstein," on the front flyleaf. West dedicated this copy to his college friend, the comic writer S.J. Perelman, who married Laura in 1929; she was Perelman's co-writer on several screenplays, including Around the World in Eighty Days and two Marx Brothers films, among others; she would later be the dedicatee of West's The Day of the Locust. Nathanael West was born "Nathan Weinstein." Although his sister, Lorraine Weinstein, would later change her name to Laura West and then to Laura Perelman, this book and other of her brother's books that came out of S.J. Perelman's library (and are now in the Special Collections of Brown University) were signed as "Laura Weinstein." Modest foxing to boards, endpages and page edges; a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with a bit of sunning on and near the spine and a few very small edge chips. A much nicer than usual copy of this novel and a unique family association copy as well as being owned by the wife of the dedicatee; one of the best copies imaginable. In a custom clamshell case. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Eigenhändig geschriebener Brief. Mit Unterschrift. 24.5.1934.

      1934 - 21,5x14 cm. (wohl erhalten, gelocht). Romain Rolland (* 29. Januar 1866 in Clamecy (Nièvre), Département Nièvre; + 30. Dezember 1944 in Vézelay), französischer Schriftsteller und Musikkritiker. Nobelpreisträger 1915. "Cher Monsieur Vous avez bien voulu m'envoyer un exemplaire du beau roman de Cholokhov: Terres Définitions. Par une erreur de brochage, l'exemplaire est incomplete.Il lui mangue les pages 433 à 448. [.] Veuillez me croire votte cordialement devoué Romain Rolland". Verso Stempel. Brief

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        I miei viaggi nella Terra del Fuoco

      Società Editrice Internazionale, Torino 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Giuseppina Biggio]
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        The Theory and Practice of Poster Art

      Signs of the Times, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A. 1934 - 250 pages. 10.75 x 8.5". Black boards with yellow lettering upon front. Printed upon glossy stock. Nine one-page colour illustrations. Profusely illustrated with wonderful black and white illustrations and photos of 1930's sample artwork. The twenty-nine chapters include: Poster Layout; Water Color Posters; Velour Posters; Transparent Posters; Pastel Posters; Air Brush Posters; Lithograph Posters; Linoleum Posters; Foreign Posters; Painting in Oil; "Aplakay" Posters; Lettering (fonts); Design; Figure Drawing; Backgrounds; Theatrical Fronts (featuring spectacular photos); Animated Displays; Theatre Decoration; Silk Screen Posters; Pen-and-Ink Work; Color; Animal Drawing; Costumes; Reference Material; Holiday Posters; Posters of the Future; Pencil Sketch Posters; Set-Pieces; and Elementary Poster Art. Author gained several years of sign display experience prior to WWI, following which his career as a poster artist began, ultimately leading him to New York where he organized the Publix Theatres Corporation's art department which provided poster art for approximately 1,600 theatres. In 1932 he opened his own Duke Wellington, Inc. studio and contracted to produce lobby displays for theatres in the metropolitan New York area. - from Introduction. Above-average but not excessive wear. Front free endpaper neatly removed. Front hinge starting. Back hinge half open. Faint remnants of calculations erased from title page. Theatre rubber stamp and bit of writing atop page 11. A worthy copy of this rare and treasured work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Shadow in the Courtyard [and] The Crime at Lock 14

      Covici Friede, New York, U.S.A. 1934 - 317pp. VG/no jacket. Two novels within this one volume. Orange coloured cloth covered boards with black lettering on spine. Rubbing to top and tail of spine. Some slight fading to spine cloth. Touch of bumping to lower front edge. Dark blue painted top page edge. Faint toning to ffep and rfep. Untrimmed fore edges. No inscriptions. Clean inside pages and tightly bound. Protected in clear plastic wraps. Author's early Inspector Maigret novels, the latter recently re-published by Penguin Books as 'The Carter of La Providence'. Rare edition in UK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshop at Beech Cottage]
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        Encyclopédie anarchiste

      Paris: La Librairie Internationale, 1934. 4 volumes in-4 à pagination continue, demi basane chagrinée verte, 2893 pp., [1] ff.. Edition originale rare. Dos passés, quelques frottements. . (Catégories : Socialisme Anarchisme )

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hue - Livres anciens]
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        The Theory and Practice of Poster Art

      Signs of the Times, 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, First Edition, Illustrated By: Nathan, Lewis F.. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 250 pages. 10.75 x 8.5". Black boards with yellow lettering upon front. Printed upon glossy stock. Nine one-page colour illustrations. Profusely illustrated with wonderful black and white illustrations and photos of 1930's sample artwork. The twenty-nine chapters include: Poster Layout; Water Color Posters; Velour Posters; Transparent Posters; Pastel Posters; Air Brush Posters; Lithograph Posters; Linoleum Posters; Foreign Posters; Painting in Oil; "Aplakay" Posters; Lettering (fonts); Design; Figure Drawing; Backgrounds; Theatrical Fronts (featuring spectacular photos); Animated Displays; Theatre Decoration; Silk Screen Posters; Pen-and-Ink Work; Color; Animal Drawing; Costumes; Reference Material; Holiday Posters; Posters of the Future; Pencil Sketch Posters; Set-Pieces; and Elementary Poster Art. Author gained several years of sign display experience prior to WWI, following which his career as a poster artist began, ultimately leading him to New York where he organized the Publix Theatres Corporation's art department which provided poster art for approximately 1,600 theatres. In 1932 he opened his own Duke Wellington, Inc. studio and contracted to produce lobby displays for theatres in the metropolitan New York area. - from Introduction. Above-average but not excessive wear. Front free endpaper neatly removed. Front hinge starting. Back hinge half open. Faint remnants of calculations erased from title page. Theatre rubber stamp and bit of writing atop page 11. A worthy copy of this rare and treasured work.

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        Biennale di Venezia. XIX Esposizione Internationale d'Arte Contemporanea. 12 Maggo-12 Ottobre 1934 XII: Arte pura e decorativa Teatro Poesia. Original-Farblithographie.

      1934 - 1934. Blattgrösse: 50x33 cm. 1 Blatt. Unten rechts im Stein signiert. Lithographie entstand bei L. Alfieri, Milano. An den Rändern minim knitterig und mit winzigen Anrissen. Carlo Bisi war ein bekannter italienischer Künstler, Designer und Karikaturist. Er begann sein Studieum an der Accademia de belle Arti in Parma. Ab 1914 zahlreiche Beiträge in diversen Zeitschriften. Seine Werke befinden sich in der "Galleria d'arte moderna di Milano e Firenze". An den Rändern minim knitterig und mit winzigen Anrissen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        'T. E. Lawrence' In Arabia and After.

      London: Jonathan Cape, , 1934. Octavo, original red orange buckram, matching top-stain, title gilt to the spine and front board. In the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece after Augustus John and 11 other plates, 5 folding maps. A touch cocked, light toning, else very good in rubbed and soiled jacket, lacking part of the front panel and spine. First edition. A superb association copy of this highly influential early biography which was central to the creation of the Lawrence myth. Inscribed by the author to his secretary on the front free endpaper, "To Doris Josselyn, 'Adjutant-General to the Forces' by which this book was carried forward and the objective toilfully attained - with all good wishes from B.H. Liddell Hart, 26th February 1934"; and with a short pencilled note from Lawrence, dated 26.VI.33, loosely inserted, "Miss D. Josselyn, You will see that it's Liddell Hart's fault if ["that" struck out] all this mess of scribbling around his text affronts your eye. He asked for it, and for it to be sent to you. Soit - T.E.S." Liddell Hart submitted the typescript, and/or proofs of the book to Lawrence for his critique, which was duly forthcoming (see King's College, LHMA, Liddell 9/13). B.H. Liddell Hart was one of the most influential military thinkers of the twentieth century, and considered that his friend Lawrence "was more deeply steeped in knowledge of war than any other general of the First World War"; a judgement that has been seen as hyperbolic by many in the intervening 80 years, but which in view of current thinking on the increasing prevalence of asymmetric warfare, and counterinsurgency operations seems remarkably prescient.

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        Journey Downstairs.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1934 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in orange. With the dust jacket. Spine-ends and upper outer corner of front board very lightly bumped. An excellent copy in the dust jacket very slightly creased at the head of the spine. First edition, first impression of the author's first novel, the publisher's retained copy with their ink-stamp to the front pastedown and dust-jacket front panel. R. Philmore was the pseudonym of Herbert Edmund Howard (1900-63), and his protagonist, an amateur detective named C. J. Swan, was reputedly based on his close friend C. P. Snow. Scarce in this condition with the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        FEAR BY NIGHT

      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1934. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with black titles to the front and spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the cloth clean with light rubbing and lightening to the extremities. The contents are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with original first issue dustwrapper which is a little rubbed and nicked to the extremities but without loss. Correctly priced at 7/6net to the spine and with great artwork by Stead to the upper panel. An attractice example of a very scarce title in dustwrapper. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        L'EROICA. Rassegna italiana di Ettore Cozzani. Milano. Quaderno 190 - 191. Giugno - Luglio 1934

      L'Eroica, Milano 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

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        Talking Picture.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1934 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine and front board lettered in black. With loosely inserted autograph letter by the author. Spine darkened, cloth slightly soiled, edges lightly foxed. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to the writer Peter Chamberlain: "For Pete, who might be a book reviewer, because he is the only man I know who reads books and tells people what he thinks of them. John Heygate, 1939", together with a brief autograph letter from Heygate, sent the previous year to Chamberlain, thanking him ". for a party, the like of which I didn't know existed. Next time I shall bring a suitcase, so that we can really get down to it!" With Chamberlain's bookplate to the front pastedown. A semi-autobiographical novel, based on the author's experiences in Weimar Berlin. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and Other Stories

      New York: Random House. 1934. First. First edition. Boards moderately soiled and foxed, else a nice, very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. The author's first book, a collection of stories. Inscribed by Saroyan in the year of publication to theatrical producer, author, and publisher of fine books Crosby Gaige: "To Crosby Gaige with the good wishes of William Saroyan. December 1934." .

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        Typed letter signed in full to the noted American band composer and leader Edwin Franko Goldman

      - Text in English.1/2 page, single-spaced. Large octavo, 266 x 184 mm. Dated Brookline, Massachusetts, January 31, 1934. With Schoenberg's name and address handstamped at upper left corner. In English.Schoenberg comments about a commissioned translation, by Goldman, of a text he had originally written in German. He is not quite satisfied with Goldman's work and requests a new translation:"Dear Mr. Goldman, you find enclosed the translation you have send [!] me with your letter of January 29th. There you find also some marginal notes where I have signed some of the parts of the translation, by which I cannot be satisfied.I understand your intention in translating my words and I can well appreciate it. Surely it would be of a great advantage if all I have written could be said in such a manner that everybody can conceive it. But surely also: The thought would loose [!] so much of its dep[th] and of its prospect, that I am forced to renounce another succes[s] of my word, than an [in?]adequate-one."Manuscript annotation to upper right corner in an unknown hand (?Goldman's): "Ans." [?Answer].Slightly browned and stained; creased at folds; with minor remnants of archival mounting tape to blank verso. Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956) was a band composer and bandleader living in New York. The letter inadvertently testifies to the newly-immigrated Schoenberg's struggle with the English language, but also to Schoenberg's uncompromising nature. In the end, Goldman decided to publish Schoenberg's article in German. See Schoenberg's letter to Goldman, February 3, 1934, published in Arnold Schoenberg: Sämtliche Werke Section IV: Orchestral Works. Series B, Volume 13 edited by Rudolf Stephan (Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne; Vienna: Universal Edition, 1993), p. xxiii. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Death Ship. The story of an American sailor

      Chatto and Windus, London 1934 - Clean, bright red cloth. Uninscribed in fine, price clipped, pictorial dust jacket. No tears, creases, rubbing or other wear. Spine is uniformly but only slightly browned. there are two very small, faint foxing spots to front of jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia de un crimen // Los castigos

      Editorial Sopena 1934 - 24x17cm, 352pp+303pp. Conservan la cubierta original a color. Doble columna Holandesa, lomera en piel con dorados [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        A Cool Million [West's Sister's Copy]

      NY: Covici Friede. (1934). The third book by the author of Miss Lonelyhearts and the classic Hollywood novel The Day of the Locust. This is West's sister's copy, with her ownership signature, "Laura Weinstein," on the front flyleaf. West dedicated this copy to his college friend, the comic writer S.J. Perelman, who married Laura in 1929; she was Perelman's co-writer on several screenplays, including Around the World in Eighty Days and two Marx Brothers films, among others; she would later be the dedicatee of West's The Day of the Locust. Nathanael West was born "Nathan Weinstein." Although his sister, Lorraine Weinstein, would later change her name to Laura West and then to Laura Perelman, this book and other of her brother's books that came out of S.J. Perelman's library (and are now in the Special Collections of Brown University) were signed as "Laura Weinstein." Modest foxing to boards, endpages and page edges; a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with a bit of sunning on and near the spine and a few very small edge chips. A much nicer than usual copy of this novel and a unique family association copy as well as being owned by the wife of the dedicatee; one of the best copies imaginable. In a custom clamshell case. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Diamond Jim. The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1934 - Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, blue top-stain, diamond-shaped paper label to spine printed in blue and black, portrait of Tully to upper board in blind with a faux diamond inset into the board. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, glue residue visible around faux diamond in cover, endpapers toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and nicked jacket. Portrait frontispiece and 20 plates. First edition, first impression. The biography of the larger-then-life figure James "Diamond Jim" Brady, American tycoon, philanthropist , and toast of the New York social scene during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A collector of jewellery and precious stones, he owned 30 sets of diamond jewellery–one for each day of the month. He was also known for his enormous appetite, being described by one restauranteur as "the best 25 customers I ever had". A very attractive copy, and uncommon with both the dust jacket and the faux diamond remaining in the cover. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        To My Sons

      New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Text is clean. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering - cloth shows some light scuffing and soiling, minor bumping to spine ends. Original bookstore price sticker on rear pastedown. Corners sharp. States First Edition. Scarce first edition copy of Bell's penultimate work. ; [ Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? 2, pg. 293-294] .

      [Bookseller: Dan Glaeser Books]
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        Tender Is the Night

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - First edition. Lightly worn cloth, near fine in an attractive, first issue dustwrapper with an unfaded spine and some minor repair and restoration at the extremities. Fitzgerald had all but fallen off the map when this, his last completed novel, was issued. A portrait of expatriates on the French Riviera, it was supposedly based on Gerald and Sara Murphy but is as likely based on the Fitzgeralds themselves. The 1962 film version by Henry King, the last of his many films adapted from literary novels, featured Jason Robards and Jennifer Jones. Housed in a custom clamshell case. A very nice copy of a desirable and very uncommon title, almost never encountered without fading to the spine. *Connolly 100*. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Good-bye Mr Chips

      Little Brown and Company, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Little Brown and Company, New York 1934. First Edition / First Printing. Published June 1934 stated on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $1.25. Rare Book. True First Edition published before the British Edition. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, spots on the board. Light spots at the endpaper, very light erasures at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots, light age toning. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Cacciatori provincia di Bologna.

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        Le marteau sans maître.

      Paris, Editions Surréalistes, chez José Corti, 1934. - Pt. in-8°, 148p. Edition originale limitée à 500 exemplaires sur alfa, (après seulement 20 exemplaires ornés d'une pointe sèche de Kandinsky et 12 exemplaires d'auteur). Bien complet du prière d'insérer de Tristan Tzara. En excellente condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Autograph musical quotation signed "Karol Szymanowski" from his Symphonie concertante (Symphony No. 4, Op. 60)

      - Notated on a partial album leaf, ca. 73 x 149 mm. Signed and dated London, October 29, 1934 in dark blue ink.Two measures on one staff with treble clef, 3/4 time signature, and a key signature of one flat. Autograph titling ("Symphonie Concertante") to upper margin. With the autograph signature of noted German soprano Ria Ginster (1898-1985) in black ink to verso.Slightly worn and soiled; verso with minor wear, brief annotation in pencil, and remnants of transparent tape to margins. The Symphonie Concertante, for solo piano and orchestra, was premiered in Pozna on October 9, 1932, with the composer at the piano. Although he dedicated it to the great pianist Anton Rubinstein, Szymanowski intended to perform the piece himself, on as many stages as possible, to earn money. He therefore "shaped the solo part with a view to his own performance capabilities, adjusting it to his hand; hence, the work is very different from the typical 'pianism' of contemporary concertos - those by Maurice Ravel or Prokofiev. In order to add brilliance, somewhat lacking in the piano part, Szymanowski increased the role of the orchestra, in a colourful and impressive style. so that the soloists'; figures are constantly being supplemented and "ornamented" by the picturesque and brilliant timbres of the symphonic ensemble, to a degree which goes beyond the usual convention of the concerto form and the idea of a dialogue." "Symphonie concertante for piano and orchestra op. 60." karolszymanowski.pl.Szymanowski, a noted Polish pianist and composer, was much influenced by the music of his countryman Chopin, Polish folk music, and a number of other composers including Strauss, Debussy and Ravel. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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        Marlborough

      Harrap, 1934 Two volumes, Volume one in the first new edition, revised, 1934. It is inscribed by Churchill for Christmas for Lady Stevenson. As this book was published in November, 1934, and here it is inscribed by Churchill for Christmas, 1934, it is likely that this was a genuine presentation gift from Churchill to his friend Lady Stevenson. Very good, with a very good copy of the first edition of volume two, together in a custom-made collector's case.. Inscribed by Author(s). 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Monuments Turcs d'Anatolie

      E. de Boccard, Paris 1934 - 2 vols. Vol. I: 103 text diagrams and figures, 56 plates, vii, 170p. Vol. II: 120 text diagrams and figures, 80 plates (I-LXXIX plus IIbis), iii, 204p. Original cloth-backed boards. 38cm. Boards a light khaki on Vol. I and beige on Vol. II (presumably as published). French text. Subtitle on Vol. I: Kayseri-Nigde; subtitle on Vol. II: Amasya-Tokat-Sivas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA

      London: John Murray. Very Good. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Binding not tight. Small stain to one page, otherwise very handsome copy ; Extremely scarce. Table of contents shows foreword at page xi and introduction at page xiii, but the line for the latter has been crossed out in pen in the table of contents and is not in fact present, the foreword is there but the pagination goes from xi to page one of the book; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xi, 260 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Paroxysmes de L'Amour a La Mort

      Paris: Editions Eugene Figuiere, 1934. Original wraps. Very Good +/Very Good +. INSCRIBED BY MUSIDORA on the front free endpaper. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1934 1st edition of this novel by French actress Jeanne Roques (aka "Irma Vep"), who here pseudonymously writes as "Musidora" . Clean and VG+ in its printed wrappers (with one very small, almost imperceptible tear at the front panel) and in a crisp, VG+ example of the glassine dustjacket, which has served to protect the book very nicely. 12mo, only 63 copies of this very uncommon title were issued in the 1st printing.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        La mano del muerto // Memorias de Garibaldi

      Editorial Sopena 1934 - 24x17cm, 283pp+235pp. Conservan la cubierta original a color. Doble columna Holandesa, lomera en piel con dorados [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Postman Always Rings Twice

      Knopf, 1934 A fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the title page and 1934 on the title page. Original price of $2.00 net still on front flap of dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Mary Poppins

      Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934 A near fine first US edition signed by Julie Andrews on a tipped-in page. Dust jacket is fine but price-clipped. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.

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        THE HOUSE OF CREEPING HORROR

      Alfred H. King [1934]., New York - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-256, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red, other edges rough trimmed. First edition. Weird mystery thriller. Hubin (1994), p. 880. Small (ink?) stain on fore-edge of rear cover, a nearly fine copy in very good pictorial dust wrapper (illustrated by Politzer) with light wear at spine ends and corner tips. An attractive copy. (#151310) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Jaffa Orange Syndicate Ltd - Aroma. Plakat.

      (Palästina) Friedman u. Kagan, o. J. (ca 1934 - 1 Blatt. Format ca. 29x22,5 cm Franz Krausz (oder Kraus, geb. 1905 in Sankt Pölten, Österreich - gest. 1998 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israelischer Grafikdesigner, wuchs in Graz auf und arbeitete in der Werkstatt seines Bruders Emil Krausz. Von 1926 bis 1933 lebte er in Berlin und war führender Grafikdesigner des Friedrich Ernst-Hübschverlages. Nach der Arbeit studierte er an der Reimann-Schule. Mit der Machtergreifung der Nazis wanderte Krausz nach Tel Aviv im damaligen Palästina aus und war dort einer der ersten, der das moderne Marketing mit den Techniken des Grafikdesigns einführte. . Siehe: G. Eisenhut: Franz Krausz, Wien u. Graz 2005. - Introduction to the Poster Department (all were Published between 1930-1934 in Palestine). - Attractive advertisement, in beautiful colors for the Jaffa Orange Syndicate that marketed Jaffa oranges. By Franz Krausz and Dr. Jacobsohn, Yechezkel Friedman and Yeichel Kagen advertising. - Excellent, like-new condition. One of a kind poster, especially rare. - Franz Kraus (also known as Franz Krausz; 13 May 1905, St. Pölten, Austria - 1998, Tel Aviv, Israel) was an Israeli graphic designer. Kraus grew up in Graz, Austria, and claimed that his favorite place was the art studio of brother Emil Kraus. Kraus lived in Berlin 1926-33, where he eventually assumed the position of the sole graphic designer of the Friedrich Ernst Hübsch-Verlag (publisher). As a night student, he studied in the Reimann Schule in Berlin, Due to the frightening public antisemitic incidences there, he and Anni decided to immigrate to Palestine. Krausz was a graphic artist who immigrated to Palestine in 1934 and settled in Tel Aviv. He brought modern marketing and design techniques to the country. - Literature: G. Eisenhut: Franz Krausz, Wien u. Graz 2005. - Introduction to the Poster Department (all were Published between 1930-1934 in Palestine).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Riepenhausen]
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