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        Poems

      London: Macmillan, , 1934. Octavo. Original pale blue paper wrappers printed in dark blue. Housed in a green cloth solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. An excellent copy with slight marginal toning to the wrappers. First and only edition of Golding's first published work, inscribed by Golding's mother, Mildred, to the household of her brother, Golding's uncle: "To 'Karenza' from M.G. 1934". The work was published with the help of Golding's friend Adam Bittleston shortly after leaving Oxford and evidently distributed among relatives by his proud mother. Laid-in with the book is a letter from Macmillan to Brian Curnoe (a direct descendant of Golding's uncle) confirming the number of copies of Poems issued (1,000) and commenting ruefully that "when he [Golding] offered us fiction after the war, we declined it!" "Although in later life [Golding] was dismissive of this volume, and of his abilities as a poet, the collection anticipates some of the concerns that became central to his fiction" (ODNB).

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        The Thin Man

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, First Printing. In Good+ condition. Cloth shows sunning, chipping to spine ends and fraying to corners. Horizontal crease to front board at center. Previous owner name and date to front free end paper. Pages show heavy signs of age, with foxing throughout and a few stained pages. Binding lightly shaken, with a few exposed hinges throughout. First edition, as stated.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        Tender is the Night

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First edition. Near Fine. A sharp, Near Fine copy of Fitzgerald's great final novel. A light smudge on the front board and a small bookplate on the front paste-down, otherwise remarkably clean and fresh. Becoming increasingly scarce in this condition. Lacking the dust jacket. A meditation on marriage, success and the emotional toll mental health problems can take on a family. Many of these themes echo from Fitzgerald's personal troubles with his wife, Zelda, later in life. Printed in a relatively small print run, so attractive copies are uncommon. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Doctor Martino and other stories

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Three quarter black morocco, marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers. Near fine. 371 pages. 221 x 14 cm. Limited edition, copy 34 of 360 signed by Faulkner, printed on W. and A. all rag paper. A collection of short stories -- Doctor Martino, Fox Hunt, The Hound, Death Drag, There Was A Queen, Smoke, Turn About, Beyond, Wash, Elly, Black Music, Leg, Mountain Victory, Honor. Bound by James Rigg with a presentation note, "17 Dec. 1968 This book was bound for Win Adair, a friend and former shipmate." Last few leaves slightly toned at edges. PETERSEN A15a. MASSEY 438. Raised bands, brown leather spine label printed in gilt.

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        Brennpunkte des deutschen Sports - Ein Sammelwerk in 3 Bänden

      700 Halbleinen Drei Bände mir jeweils über 200 Sammelbildern im extrem seltenen kompletten Zustand. Die Bilder und Themen beinhalten viele verschiedene sportliche Anläße und zeigen auch Größen des Dritten Reiches. Die Bände sind alle sehr sauber und weisen nur geringe Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren auf. Themen u.a.: Die deutschen Kampfspiele 1934, Tennis- und Fussballmeisterschaften, Die Gegner, Olympiade, Schießwettbewerbe, Humoristisches und vieles mehr. Band 3 beinhaltet die Olympischen Winterspiele in Garmisch-Partenkirchen und die Olympia. In diesem sauberen und vollständigen Zustand nie erhältlich!

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        Ulysses

      Random House, 1934. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Random House, New York 1934. First American Edition / First Printing. First American Edition stated on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.50. Reichl is at the front panel. Book Condition: Good+, spots, age toning, missing the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, chipping, age toning, short tear. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        L'ANCIEN BOURBONNAIS(histoire,monumens,moeurs,statistique)-complet en 4 volumes-

      Crepin-Leblond,imprimeur-editeur, moulins 1934 - Tres belle reliure demi-cuir a coins avec titre au dos en rouge et la gravure d'un monument,different,sur chaque volume.Cette nouvelle edition a ete tiree a 615 ex. numerotes,celui-ci n°538.Grave et lithographie sous la direction de M. Aime Chenavard d' apres les dessins et documens de R.Dufour par une societe d'artistes.1er volume,introduction (XX),463 p.Errata(1 p.),table des matieres(2 p.).2 eme volume,620 p.Table des matieres(1 p.).3eme volume,le mouvement historique en bourbonnais,depuis 1830 (XXIII),464 p.4 eme volume,Atlas de 142 planches et 2 cartes.Legeres rousseurs sur les tranches.Poids 10,200 kg.Format 33 x 26 cm.Francais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JP Livres]
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        Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europeo-Americana (97 tomes/ 97 Bände) - Enciclopedia Vol. 1-70/ Apendice 1 - 10/ Suplemento 1934 - 1966.

      gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut KOMPLETTPREIS für 97 Bände bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten SPANISCH!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        La Pensée et le Mouvant. Essais et Conférences [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Librairie Félix Alcan, 1934 - Exemplaire non numéroté sur papier Lafuma Navarre "Papyrus", 1 vol. in-8 br., Librairie Félix Alcan, Paris, 1934, 322 pp. et 1 f. Exceptionnel exemplaire sur grand papier non numéroté, enrichi d'un envoi autographe d'Henri Bergson. La justification annonçait seulement 100 exemplaires sur Papyrus Navarre numéroté, cet exemplaire devant être l'un de ceux réservés en présent à Henri Bergson. Très bon état (qq. rouss. sur tranches). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Cedric Kennedy (1898-1963) - Signed, Exhibited 1934 Watercolour,.

      1934 - Cedric Kennedy (1898-1963) - Signed, Exhibited Original 1934 Watercolour. This superb watercolour was previously exhibited at the Cheltenham Art Gallery's 'Cedric Kennedy Memorial Exhibition of Paintings', no. 43, 1969. It was also exhibited at Agnews, London in 1971 - there are two old labels attached to the reverse giving this history, including a label from Sanne Grundberg art consultants. One of these original labels states that the work is signed and dated, presumably on the mount or reverse. Signed. On wove. There are a few very tiny surface spots of dirt but overall the condition is very good and the appearance is very nice. The frame has a few minor marks but is generally in good condition.Cedric Kennedy was a renowned British landscape and portrait painter who studied at the Royal Academy and was art master at the Dean Close School in Cheltenham. He also served as a lieutenant in the RFA during the First World War, during which time he was held as a Prisoner of War in Straslund, and serves at Leamington Spa during the Second World War. He painted military scenes from wars, including studies of military aircrafts. Size: Large (30-60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Realism Weight: 5000.00g [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Radio Barcelona. Year XII, No. 518 (20 July 1934) through Year XVII, No. 688 (25 December 1937)

      A rare sequential collection of 172 issues in 5 volumes of the long-running Spanish journal published by the radio station of the same name and founded as the official organ of the Asociación Nacional de Radiodifusión, covering the last months of the Second Republic and the first two years of the Spanish Civil War, content includes radio technology, broadcasting, the electricity and communications industries, practical and technical information for enthusiasts and listeners, program scheduling, radio transcripts, and pieces referring to or taken straight from other radio stations and magazines, both in Spain and abroad. Illustrated throughout, primarily from photographs. 4to. Cloth-backed boards, original pictorial wrpps. bound in. Some abrasions and wear to boards and along extremities. Barcelona (Imp. Moderna) 1934-1937. The precursor to Radio Barcelona, Radiosola, was founded by engineer and radio buff José M. Guillén García in September 1923, and was geared towards radio enthusiasts. In July 1924, Radiosola gave way to Radio Barcelona, which was also directed by Guillén and funded by advertising and subscriptions. Publication halted from July 18th, 1936 until September of that year, following the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. Very scarce; as of December 2017, WorldCat shows only two incomplete holdings in North America.

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        Acquedotti fascisti.

      Roma, Tipografica Luzzatti, 1934, vol. ril. in pannl vellutato marron scuro, titolo in oro al dorso ed ai piatto anteriore, con fascio, pp. 560-XLVIII con centinaia di ill. fotografiche. Interessanti le pagine finali con "Costruttori e fornitori" e descrizioni dettagliate d'industrie storiche e/o tuttora esistenti. Opera di vasta documentazione (Nord e Sud Italia) e di grande rarità; fu stampata in pochi esemplari e la copia presente è in ottimo stato. Solo volume primo, il secondo uscì nel 1937.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        The Postman Always Rings Twice

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. fine/near fine. 1st edition, his first novel. Fine in near fine dustjacket. A rollercoaster plotline, cross stitched with more dark skies than a Russian play, and a nimble deployment of prepositions and conjunctions (the necessary components of any serious lie), rallying realistic topography for greed, murder, malice, and a carnal collision between a pneumatic hammer and an electric squat machine.

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        Parki Kul'tury [Kultury] i Otdykha [Otdycha]/ Parcs de Culture et du Repos; Parks of Culture and Rest

      Moscow / Leningrad [Moskva]: Gosstroiizdat, 1934. First Edition . Illustrated Wrappers. Very Good. 10 1/2" Tall. Maps, Plans, Folding Plates Throughout. 519 Pp. Illustrated Wrappers Stamped In Peach And Black. Survey Of Urban Parks And Recreation Areas In The Soviet Union, Including Conceptual Ideas And Theories, Planning, Design, Structures And Buildings, Plantings, Engineering Considerations, Etc., Comprehensive Scholarly Text, Notes, Detailed Bibliography, Technical Charts, Index In Russian, French And English, 451 Illustrations In The Text And On Plates (Incl. Numerous Large Folding Plates) After Detailed Site Plans, Photographs, Models, And Elevations. Some Edgewear, Very Short Tears At Foredges Of Covers,And With A 1/2" Square Chip At Lower Front Spine Fold, No Marks Or Damage.

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        The Bon Vivant's Companion

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1934. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Seventh printing, with Grosset & Dunlap imprint. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. Light staining to side and bottom edge of page block, and light sporadic soiling to pages; else near fine. Dust jacket is edge worn, a little faded, and shows several stains to the rear panel. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        La Società Anonima Stefano Pittaluga presenta la Produzione 1934 - 35 - XIII

      Industrie Grafiche Nicola Moneta. 32,5

      [Bookseller: Studio bibliografico Zanfrognini Antonio]
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        RIVISTA DI FILOLOGIA E D'ISTRUZIONE CLASSICA N.S. ANNO XII (LXII DELLA RACCOLTA)

      GIOVANNI CHIANTORE, 1934. ITALIANO 0,74 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, con coperta rigida in mezza tela, con piatti leggermente usurati ai bordi, dorso con titoli d'oro e con tracce d'uso lungo i morsi, al piede ed alla cima, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, in italiano con parti di testo in latino e greco USATO

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        18 Poems.

      London: The Sunday Referee and The Patron Bookshop, 1934 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a black morocco backed folding case. Faint spotting to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the jacket with some light spotting, minor nicks at the ends of the toned spine panel, and marks to the lower panel. First edition, first impression, presentation copy of Thomas's first book, inscribed by the poet on the front free endpaper, "To Nora from Dylan, March 1938". The recipient was Nora Summers (1892–1948), an artist and the lover of Yvonne Macnamara, Thomas's mother-in-law. Nora had studied at the Bristol School of Art and then the Slade in London, and married fellow artist Gerald Summers in 1912. In 1914 she became close to the family of painter Augustus John, and through him Yvonne and the Macnamara children, with whom she and Gerald lived communally for a few years. Yvonne and Nora's relationship was intense, and Caitlin later remembered Nora as "the father figure of our girlhood and an evil one", but the two fiery women did see eye-to-eye about art, with Caitlin acting as a model for Nora's burgeoning photographic hobby. Nora also enjoyed entertaining the young artistic friends of the Macnamaras, including Dylan Thomas, and she took a number of now-iconic photographs of the poet, including the image of Thomas smoking, and the photograph of the poet and his wife at Brown's Hotel in 1938. 18 poems was Thomas's first book, published in an edition of only 500 copies shortly after his 20th birthday, with 250 sets of sheets bound and sold a year after the first issue. This is one of the second issue copies with the Parton Press advertisement tipped-in between the half-title and title. Both issues are rare today, particularly so in the dust jacket and with presentation inscription. Hayward 343. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Living My Life [One-Volume Edition] - Inscribed

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First one-volume edition of Goldman's monumental autobiography, an undisputed high-spot of women's writing and one of a few truly important 20th-century radical memoirs. Goldman was furious with Knopf for issuing the book in two volumes at the height of an economic depression, and considered the publication price of $7.50 to be exhorbitant. The book indeed sold poorly, despite strong reviews, and it has never been common. Knopf issued the one-volume edition in 1934. On February 1 the same year, after 15 years in exile, Goldman was re-admitted to the United States for a brief 90 day period, during which she lectured extensively. A significant copy, warmly inscribed on May Day, 1934, on the eve of her deportation from the U.S. to Stella Estall of Montreal, who organized and prepared a farewell dinner for Goldman and friends. "For Emma Goldman, deportation and exile were harsh punishments. Friends reported that just before and immediately after her tour, Goldman often sat at the Canadian border, looking longingly across to the United States, tears streaming down her face" (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/goldman/MeetEmmaGoldman/emmagoldmaninexile.html). Octavo (22.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine and front panel; red topstain; x, 994, xxiiipp, followed by 7 leaves of half-tone plates. Signed by Goldman on the front endpaper, and lengthily inscribed by her on the second blank: "To Stella Estall / With deepest appreciation for your interest and your splendid efforts in behalf of the farewell dinner. / Cordially, Emma Goldman / Montreal. May First 1934." Forward lean, covers heavily rubbed, with occasional exposure to corners and lower board edges; both hinges cracked, though still holding; front endpaper heavily dust-soiled, with small chip to upper right corner of same; rear cover damp-stained, affecting rear endpaper and several terminal leaves; no better than Fair, but a nice association copy.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Mary Poppins

      Gerald Howe Ltd London 1934 - 8vo. First edition. Original yellow cloth. Illustrated by Mary Shepard. Slightly dust-soiled cloth in worn d/w with chips to spine and closed tear to rear panel. Near fine in very good + dust-wrapper. The first Mary Poppins' story in the scarce dust-wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anthony Smith Books]
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        The Indian Tribes of North America: With Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs (3 Volume Set)

      John Grant, Edinburgh, Scotland 1934 - 3 volumes complete. Bound in the original navy-blue cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt. The cloth is unfaded and all bindings are in exaemplary shape, with only slight wear. Several leaves are careless opened. Though there are no external library markings, each volume has a "Royal Museum Library" bookplate from Salford; and minor internal markings. British multi-volume issue of the classic illustrated study (originally issued in 20 parts between 1836 and 1844; see Howes USIANA M-129, where this issue is also designated "aa"); dated 1933 in first volume and 1934 in the remaining two. Notable for the full-color reproductions (particularly the frontispiece of volume 1). Introduction by Hodge (volume 1; Bushnell's name on title page of volume 2 only); introductory note by H. J. Braunholtz (volume 3); indexes to each volume, plus bibliographical references. Nice, tight copies of a rarely encountered set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books]
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        La Pensée et le Mouvant. Essais et Conférences [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Exemplaire non numéroté sur papier Lafuma Navarre "Papyrus", 1 vol. in-8 br., Librairie Félix Alcan, Paris, 1934, 322 pp. et 1 f. Exceptionnel exemplaire sur grand papier non numéroté, enrichi d'un envoi autographe d'Henri Bergson. La justification annonçait seulement 100 exemplaires sur Papyrus Navarre numéroté, cet exemplaire devant être l'un de ceux réservés en présent à Henri Bergson. Très bon état (qq. rouss. sur tranches). Français

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        Radio Barcelona Year XII, No 518 (20 July 1934) through Year XVII, No 688 (25 December 1937)

      A rare sequential collection of 172 issues in 5 volumes of the long-running Spanish journal published by the radio station of the same name and founded as the official organ of the Asociación Nacional de Radiodifusión, covering the last months of the Second Republic and the first two years of the Spanish Civil War, content includes radio technology, broadcasting, the electricity and communications industries, practical and technical information for enthusiasts and listeners, program scheduling, radio transcripts, and pieces referring to or taken straight from other radio stations and magazines, both in Spain and abroad. Illustrated throughout, primarily from photographs. 4to. Cloth-backed boards, original pictorial wrpps. bound in. Some abrasions and wear to boards and along extremities. Barcelona (Imp. Moderna) 1934-1937. The precursor to Radio Barcelona, Radiosola, was founded by engineer and radio buff José M. Guillén García in September 1923, and was geared towards radio enthusiasts. In July 1924, Radiosola gave way to Radio Barcelona, which was also directed by Guillén and funded by advertising and subscriptions. Publication halted from July 18th, 1936 until September of that year, following the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. Very scarce; as of December 2017, WorldCat shows only two incomplete holdings in North America.

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        Vom Kaiserhof zur Reichskanzlei Eine historische Darstellung in Tagebuchblättern

      First edition. 8vo., red cloth, lettered in white. MÜnchen, Zentralverlag der N.S.D.A.P.

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        Tender is the Night

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934 Illustrations by Edward Shenton. First edition, first printing, with Scribner's "A" present on copyright page (later printings omitted this publisher's code). Publisher's dark green cloth, ruled in blind and lettered in gilt, with front flap and rear panel of dust jacket tipped in to front endpapers, and with front panel of dust jacket tipped in to first free leaf. A very good copy with some light wear to extremities and very faint soiling to rear board, front hinge cracked but holding, pages age-toned and with some scattered creasing from use. Overall an attractive copy with the original dust jacket uniquely preserved. Bruccoli A14.I.a. Tender is the Night is Fitzgerald's last completed novel, based on the lives of American ex-patriots living in Paris and the French Riviera. The book is a complicated tale of love and lust, and gives reader's a glimpse into the characters' stories through a series of flashbacks scattered throughout the chronological plotline. Like many of Fitzgerald's works, Tender is the Night is semi-autobiographical in nature, with the author's friends serving as models for characters, including Pablo Picasso, the Cole Porters, and socialites Sara and Gerald Murphy, to whom the book is dedicated. Interestingly, Fitzgerald took the title "Tender is the Night" from a line in John Keats' poem "Ode to a Nightingale." . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Shenton, Edward.

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        Cuaderno de Poesía Negra

      La Habana, Santa Clara 1934 - Ejemplar dedicado por el autor a Fernando Campoamor. Ilustraciones de Ravenet y González Puig [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Samnium Pubblicazione trimestrale di Studi Storico

      Tipi del Sannio - Benevento. ITALIANO 0,33 Volume degli anni '30 in stato discreto, privo di coperta e con legatura malferma, tagli bruniti e con barbe, prime e ultime pagine con lieve piega, diverse con macchie. Due illustrazioni in b. e n. fuori testo e una riproduzione di un documento. N. 3 luglio-settembre 1934, anno VII del periodico Samnium - Pubblicazione trimestrale di Studi Storici, fondata e diretta da Alfredo Zazo. USATO

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        The Dark Island

      First edition. 8vo., original green cloth. London, The Hogarth Press.

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        Geotenn ar Werc'hez

      Skrid ha skeudenn 1934 - EDITION ORIGINALE--RAREIn-8 (19,6 x 25 cm), broché, 87 pages, édition originale de ce recueil avec envoi de Jakez Riou, très rare tirage de tête à 35 exemplaires, ici 1 des 25 sur pur fil Lafuma. La nouvelle "L'Herbe de la vierge" avait été publiée en 1928 ; quelques légères brunissures et marques d'usage sur la couverture, intérieur très frais, bon état général. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TENDER IS THE NIGHT. A ROMANCE

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Advance | Review Copy. Very Good binding. Quite rare, advance or review copy of the First Edition. Brucolli A14,I.a and Supplement (1980) only a handful of copies: "One copy bound in wrappers made from the dust jacket has been located at ViU ... It may have been used as an advance or review copy. [The Supplement notes a couple of additional copies]. The Scribners records indicate that 500 copies in wrappers were ordered; but since only one [three?] copy has been located, it seems doubtful that these copies were actually prepared." [Bruccoli, A,14.1.a] With corner loss to the top of the front panel affecting the "LD" in Fitzgerald, and the "S" in "is". With some "bleed" the verso of the front panel; and a bit of wrinkling and a light crease to the first blank leaf. There is a small stain to the leading edge of the textblock. Minor sunning to the spine. To call this uncommon would be an understatement. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Frankenstein

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas,, 1934. Or The Modern Prometheus. Octavo. Original white cloth, printed black and white paper label to spine, printed blue and black pictorial label to front cover, top edge black. With the original glassine dust jacket and slipcase. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings by Lynd Ward. Front free endpaper clipped. An excellent copy in the glassine dust jacket, slightly chipped, spine panel faded, front flap creased. Slipcase slightly worn and faded around edges, slightly split at head. First Lynd Ward illustrated edition, first printing. The American artist Lynd Kendall Ward (1905–1985) is best known for his series of wordless novels, a precursor to the modern graphic novel. His bold and idiosyncratic illustrations to Frankenstein aptly complement the book's daring and visionary themes. Very scarce in the original glassine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Frankenstein. Or The Modern Prometheus.

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934 - Octavo. Original white cloth, printed black and white paper label to spine, printed blue and black pictorial label to front cover, top edge black. With the original glassine dust jacket and slipcase. Front free endpaper clipped. An excellent copy in the glassine dust jacket, slightly chipped, spine panel faded, front flap creased. Slipcase slightly worn and faded around edges, slightly split at head. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings by Lynd Ward. First Lynd Ward illustrated edition, first printing. The American artist Lynd Kendall Ward (1905–1985) is best known for his series of wordless novels, a precursor to the modern graphic novel. His bold and idiosyncratic illustrations to Frankenstein aptly complement the book's daring and visionary themes. Very scarce in the original glassine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Vierteljahreshefte für Pioniere. Zeitschrift für den Truppenführer, die Pionierwaffe, die Pioniere der anderen Waffen und Pionierwehrsport, 1. - 7. Jahrgang 1934 - 1940 * m e h r n i c h t e r s c h i e n e n

      Berlin, Verlag "Offene Worte", 1934 - 1940. - Ausgabe in soliden Bibliothekseinbänden der Zeit: 3 Bände, jeweils gebunden in schwarzes Halbleinen im Format 22 x 29 cm mit Gewebeecken, Schriftleiter: Major a.D. B. Zimmermann. - 255 / 256 / 256 Seiten (1.-3. Jahrgang); Seiten 129 - 254 (4. Jahrgang 1937, ab 3. Heft); 256 / 190 / 92 Seiten (5. - 7. Jahrgang 1938 - 1940), mit sehr vielen - teilweise ganzseitigen - eindrucksvollen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Gefechstsskizzen sowie Zeitschriften- , Bücher- und Technischer Schau, jedes Heft mit großem bebildertem Anzeigenteil, Schrift: Fraktur. Die Heftumschläge jeweils nicht mit eingebunden, dagegen Jahresregister mit eingeheftet, gegliedert in folgende Abschnitten: "Ausbildung / Organisation - Zusammenwirken mit anderen Waffen - Flussübergänge / Wasserdienst - Sperrungen / Sprengungen - Feldbefestigung / Stellungskrieg - Befestigungen / Festungskrieg - Kriegsgeschichte - Fremde Heere - Motorisierung". - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Herr Hauptmann Wiese: Ich heiße Sie mit ihren Pionieren im Gebiet der Landesstelle willkommen. Die Schmach der November-Revolte, die versucht hatte, dem Soldaten das höchste Gut, seine Ehre, zu nehmen, ist vom nationalsozialistischen Staat getilgt worden. Der Soldat ist ein Teil unseres Volkes. Sein Dienst ist Dienst für sein Volk. So wird auch der Brückenschlag am 1. Mai - dem höchsten nationalen Feiertag - dazu beitragen, das Band zwischen Volk und Staat noch enger zu schlingen. Ich danke Ihnen und Ihren Pionieren für Ihr Kommen. Heil Hitler! gez. Salzmann." / Reichsstatthalter Loeper / Magdeburg: "Der Hauptmann der Pioniere des Weltkrieges, er ist ein Hauptmann und Pionier geworden der nationalsozialistischen Weltanschauung, unserer Revolution und damit unseres neuen Deutschen Reiches. Er verdient es, daß er heraushoben wird aus der Masse der Millionen, um der Nation vorgehalten zu werden für alle Zeiten". Aus der Rede des Führers bei der Trauerfeier in Dessau 1935" - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, Wehrmacht, Nationalsozialismus, Pioniertruppe, Sappeure, Feldpioniere, Feldpioniergeist, Gaspioniere im Weltkrieg 1914-18, Pionierschule in München, Sturmpioniere 1918, illustrierte Bücher, die deutsche Pionierwaffe, Geschichte des Festungsbaues, Ingenieur- und Pionieroffiziere als Ritter des Pour le Mérite, Nachruf auf Pioniergeneral Unverzagt, chemische Kampfstoffe beim Bau von Befestigungen, Pioniermaschinen, Pionieroffiziere mit Ritterkreuz, Ritterkreuzträger des Heeres, Königsberger Festungsmuseum, Pioniermuseum Klosterneuburg, Waffentraditionsführer der Pioniere, neuzeitliche Gliederung und Ausstattung der englischen Divisions-Pioniere, Geschenk des Heeres zum 50. Geburtstag des Führers, Entwicklung der Festungspanzer, Panzerpioniere, das Hohelied von Pionier-Tapferkeit, Pionier-Brückenbauten, deutsche Pioniere in Norwegen, Sächsisches Pionierkorps, Soldaten- / militärische Zeitschrift, NS-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut. - Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung (Rückengewebe z.T. etwas beschädigt, Buchblöcke tadellos); Hefte 1 und 2 des 4. Jahresgangs 1937 fehlend, dh. nicht mit eingebunden; weitere Bilder s.Nr. 26611 ! Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MEROPE

      NAPOLI: RONDINELLA ALFREDO, 1934. IIED. BROSSURA. BUONO. 14 21. USATO

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        Les idees economiques de Sun Yat Sen, Toulouse, F. Boisseau

      1934 - First Edition. 8vo, 197 pp., Original wrapper [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tropic of Cancer

      Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing of the author's first published book. An association copy, signed by Henry Miller one month after publication, inscribed "To Norman Douglas from a faithful admirer of his works / Henry V. Miller 10/3/34 / 18 Villa Seurat (XIV) Paris." Bound in contemporary or near-contemporary patterned stamped paper-covered boards with gilt stamped leather title label to spine, housed in red custom chemise slipcase. Front wrap with crab image bound in at front, text block slightly trimmed, and Douglas' ownership stamp to front paste down. Toning to spine and hairline cracks to outer joints. A taboo-breaking predecessor to Miller, Norman Douglas is most often remembered for his novel, South Wind, as well as for his scandalous limericks, which Obelisk reprinted. An exceptionally scarce copy of the first appearance of Miller's legendary novel, signed at his home at the Villa Seurat one month after publication.

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        Who Goes There?

      13.2 x 20cm blue boards with gilt stamped titles to the spine. (viii) 230pp + (1) author biography. With very striking, unclipped, original dust jacket designed by Hannes Bok priced at $3.00. One of an undetermined number of subscriber copies signed on the front free endpaper by the author. The book consists of seven short stories that were originally published in Astounding Science Fiction (1934-38) and the title story has been the basis for three films: The Thing From Another World (1951) directed by Christian Nyby; The Thing (1982) directed by John Carpenter; The Thing (2011) directed by Matthijs van Heijngen.

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        Autograph letter signed to William Force Stead.

      Riversdale, Willbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin: 26 September [1934] - Single leaf with Riversdale letterhead, autograph letter signed to recto only. Framed (370 x 320 mm). Usual folds, excellent condition. A fascinating letter written by Yeats to his friend William Force Stead (1884-1967), expounding the symbolic meanings in the ring that Yeats had had made for him by Edmund Dulac. Stead was an American-born poet, literary scholar, and Anglican clergyman, who studied at Oxford and then became chaplain and fellow at Worcester College from 1926 to 1933, when he was forced to resign due to his conversion to Catholicism. He was a friend of C. S. Lewis, Edmund Blunden, and of T. S. Eliot whom he baptised into the Anglican faith in 1927. He was later responsible for discovering the manuscript of the insane Christian poet Christopher Smart's Jubilate Agno, published in 1939 as Rejoice in the Lamb: A Song from Bedlam, and thus for bringing the antics of Smart's cat Jeoffry to the attention of the world. When Yeats was living in Oxford in 1920, and deeply involved in the occult investigations that would culminate in A Vision (1925), Stead introduced himself by sending him a copy of his latest book of poems. He was invited to come and visit, and remembering their first meeting in a later talk entitled "Oxford Poets", in which he mentioned his anticipation that "since boyhood I had thought of him as the Magician Merlin harping in the Forest of Brocéliande". He was likely not disappointed, discovering Yeats in the company of his wife, a Hindu priest with "a long flowing orange coloured robe", and the Jesuit Father Martindale, "in the midst of a discourse on spiritualism and its evidences of survival". Yeats explained to Stead that he had not read his poems but been compelled to invite him because on touching Stead's book he had been visited by the odour of violets. Yeats, ever sensitive to spiritual missives in the form of "sweet smells" (A Vision), and particularly that of violets which he associated with sanctity, thus felt that Stead had been favourably flagged up for him by his spiritual instructors and began to cultivate a significant friendship and correspondence. Yeats later penned a reference to help Stead continue his academic career in America: "I have known Mr W. Force Stead since 1920. I think him an imaginative scholar with considerable critical ability and knowledge of English literature. His own writings show that he is sensitive to rhythm and style. He is a charming personality." He also did Stead the considerable courtesy of including two of his poems in the Oxford Book of Modern Verse that he controversially edited in 1936. Stead, for his part, concluded his "Oxford Poets" talk with the following ringing encomium, describing Yeats as: "the greatest poet and also the most remarkable man I have ever known. No words can revive the flash and fire of his mind, or his capacity for filling a room with his electric personality, lifting us out of ourselves, and carrying us away into regions of cloud-capped towers and gorgeous palaces and airy tongues that syllable men's names. Whenever I walked home after an evening with him, I heard the stars singing above me, and the memory of him remains an everlasting example of the truth that a man of genius is far greater than anything his genius creates." In the present letter, which is apparently the last known from Yeats to Stead, the aged poet explains the meaning of the symbols on the ring designed for him by Edmund Dulac: "The Butterfly is the main symbol in my ring - the ring I always wear - the other symbol is the hawk. The hawk is the straight road of logic, the butterfly the crooked road of intuition - the hawk pounces, the butterfly flutters. I do not know any book upon the subject. I got like you a vision if I remember rightly." Stead had clearly in his preceding letter mentioned some spiritualist experiment involving a candle, of the type Yeats and Stead are known to have explored together, as Yeats goes on: "I suggest that your candle is knowled [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Films parlés

      Nrf 1934 - - Nrf, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Irène Némirovsky à Roger Jutigneaux. Légères piqûres sans gravité sur les plats. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of the review copies service. Signed autograph of Irene Nemirovsky Roger Jutigneaux. Light bites without gravity on the boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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