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        Rosamund's Victory

      Harrap, UK 1934 - London, Harrap, 1934. Hardback first edition and first impression. The book is very good with bumping, a little ageing, foxing and toning. The jacket is largely complete with some chips to the spine tips (the final 's' from Rosamund's is missing). A few closed tears and some chips to to the rear panel. Short split at hinge. The front panel of the jacket is largely in tact and presents well. Rare in jacket. This is the fourth in Oxenham's Rocklands series, but ties into the main Abbey novels too. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, ILAB]
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        Selected Poems

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1934. 247p. Blue buckram, gilt lettering. Spine sunned, corners lightly rubbed, contents age-toned but clean, binding is tight and sound. Signed by author on front free endpaper : "Robert Frost, Boulder 1935, Amherst Mass". . Signed by Author. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Seven Gothic Tales. With an Introduction by Dorothy Canfield. Illustrations by Majeska.

      New York, Smith & Haas, 1934. Original full cloth with gilt title to spine and front board. In the original papercovered cardboard slipcase with printed title-label to front. A perfect copy, in mint condition. Beautifully illustrated with Majeska's magnificent and charming Art Deco-colourplates.. First illustrated edition, from the same year as the true first edition, of Blixen's first book, her proper debut and "the most astonishing and perhaps greatest literary work of art from between the wars". This literary masterpiece was originally published in America, where it also appeared in a illustretaed edition the same year, then in the UK later the same year, and in a re-written edition in Danish in 1935. The splendid illustrated edition appeared in a limited number of 1010 (999 for sale) copies, of which this number 264. The great American illustrator Majeska has put her infallible style to use in this magnificently illustrated edition of Blixen's masterpiece, and the outcome is an utterly charming book. Majeska was a very popular book illustrator in the 1930'ies, and two of the books for which she created the illustrations were chosen in 1930 by the Graphic Art Society as among the year's 50 books most distinguished for external charm. "And it is rumored", says a newspaper article from that same year, "that she is getting higher prices for her work than any other book illustrator in New York."The legendary Danish writer, Karen Blixen-Finecke (pseudonym: Isak Dinesen) (1885-1962), was a Danish baroness, who married her cousin, the Swedish Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke, in 1914. They soon moved to Africa, where they ran a coffee-farm near Nairobi, and the happiest years of Blixen's life were spent here (she used to say: "Africa made me"). She divorced her husband, who was cheating on her and gave her syphilis, in 1922, and in 1932 she moved back to Denmark after the farm had gone bankrupt and her lover, Denys Finch-Hatton, had died in a plane-crash. She spent the remaining 30 years of her life in Denmark, where she died a legendary writer. After she had returned to Denmark, she began preparing some of the stories she had been working on in Africa for publication. She used the pseudonym Isak Dinesen (the name Isak is derived from the Hebrew Itzhak, which means "he laughed", and Dinesen was her maiden name) so that the public would think she was a man - in order to be taken seriously as a writer. Although written under a male pseudonym, the book was still not met with instant appreciation. Karen Blixen then offered the tales to the editor Constant Huntington at Putnam's in England, but he turned them down; luckily, her brother was well connected and within two years, his acquaintance, the American writer Dorythy Canfield (who wrote the introduction for the first edition), succeeded in having the book of stories published by Robert Haas and Harrison Smith (later Random House) in America. Blixen's first book became a success, was elected Book-of-the-Month-Club, and was published by Putnam's later the same year. It established her reputation and laid the foundations for her further writings, financially as well as literally. She translated the tales into Danish and published them thus in 1935. "In the middle of the thirties the most astonishing and perhaps greatest literary work of art from between the wars landed in Denmark - via the USA: Isak Dinesen's "Sy Fantastiske Fortællinger" (1935), re-written in Danish by the author after the English-language original, "Seven Gothic Tales" (1934). [...] This book, as well as the ones to come, was received with excitement, astonishment and respect; but it was not until the war, and especially after the war, that the particular actuality of the writings was fully realized - and this was to become of literary importance" (Politiken's History of Danish Literature - own translation).Karen Blixen's first book, the collections of Gothic Tales, were quite unusual at the time. They take place about a hundred years before the time in which they were written and they tend towards the gloomy and the grotesque. They were meant to startle, but not fright, the reader, and they contain many magical and supernatural elements. In many ways the stories resemble those of "A Thousand and One Nights".Since her breakthrough with "Seven Gothic Tales", Blixen has been considered a writer of the greatest importance, and execized a great influence upon writers and cultural personas of the generations to come - many authors recognize her as a direct source of inspiration. Several of her novels have been filmatized, she was nominated for the Nobel Prize twice, she was elected honorary member of "The American Academy of Arts and Letters" (1957), and her portrait is printed on the Danish 50 kr. notes. She is the most famous of all modern Danish writers, and the only one of international fame

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        Ma'anit. Alef bet; Ma'anit mikra'a lealef bet

      Moledt Ltd., Eretz Israel 1934 - In 3 pages (12-15) a child has added the vowels (nikud) under the words. [2], 46, 48 pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Field Guide to the Birds: Giving Field Marks of All Species Found in Eastern North America.

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York 1934 - First edition, first state with the date on title page and with "Bob-pumper" on index page 155. Octavo, original green pebbled cloth with numerous full-page plates by the author. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Phyllis Bergen with my compliments- a poor atonement for ruined eyesight Roger T. Peterson." The recipient Phyllis Bergen is thanked by Peterson in the preface of this volume. This book was most likely presented upon publication as a thank you to the recipient. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the spine and front panel. Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. "Many people have noted that Peterson changed the world because he made nature accessible to the general public. Before his Guide, bird watching was the province of the few, often done with bird remains in hand" (Eirik A.T. Blom). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Smith Ely Jelliffe Collection of Medical Offprints (circa 1890-1934)

      [New York] 1934 - A large collection of medical offprints and monographs, including bound-in and laid-in correspondence and notes, assembled by the distinguished American physician, author, and editor Smith Ely Jelliffe. A practicing neurologist, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst based in New York City, Jelliffe was a pioneer in the emerging field of psychosomatic medicine, and is best known today as the father of psychoanalysis in America. A prolific author and translator, he edited the influential *Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease* from 1902 to 1944, co-founded the nonorthodox *Psychoanalytic Review* in 1913, and co-founded and edited the *Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series*. He maintained a close personal and professional correspondence with both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung after their historic break, and several other leading figures throughout the world in both Freudian and Jungian circles. Also a book collector, Jelliffe built up an important private library of books, journals, and offprints which he used for his research and the many translations of the serials that he owned and edited.The collection consists of 204 bound volumes containing well over 8,000 offprints and monographs of European and American works in neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychoanalysis, many of which are presentation copies inscribed to Jelliffe. Also included throughout the volumes are many folded large-format journal articles and shorter articles and clippings laid-down on bound-in sheets. The bulk of the papers date from the first quarter of the 20th Century (about 1905-1934). Among the presentation copies are several Inscribed by some of Jelliffe's best known colleagues, including Carl Jung, Melanie Klein, Heinz Hartmann, and Otto Rank; and several other leading international figures such as John H. Northrop (co-winner of the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry), the Austrian neurologist Otto Marburg, American neurologist Bernard Sachs, and the American cultural anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber. Also included are several papers with warm Inscriptions of gratitude from prominent Brazilian colleagues mentored by Jelliffe: Arthur Ramos (an important cultural historian of Brazil's Negro culture), Juliano Moreira and Durval Marcondes (founders of scientific psychiatry and psychoanalysis in Brazil). Other papers that are further illustrative of the diversity and scope of the collection include *Traum und Existenz* *nscribed by the distinguished Swiss psychiatrist and phenomenologist Ludwig Binswanger, and an Inscribed copy of Alfred Korzybski's influential treatise *Time-Binding*.Most of the papers are in German and English, followed by others in French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and several other languages. Among the German papers are many important papers on psychoanalysis, homosexuality, transvestitism, and transsexualism, including at least eight papers (one Inscribed) by the great German-Jewish psychiatrist Arthur Kronfeld (who studied under Magnus Hirschfeld at the Institute of Sexual Research in Berlin), and several early papers by Alfred Adler, Wilhelm Reich, Felix Boehm, and Carl Muller-Braunschweig. Also bound into a few selected volumes are original letters and copies of Jelliffe's accompanying correspondence. These include original letters from two important American physical chemists: Wilder D. Bancroft and Joseph E. Cohn (who was responsible for a blood fractionation project that saved thousands of lives in World War Two). All together the collection roughly divides into the principal subject areas of Jelliffe's professional career: Neurology and the Nervous System (over 50 volumes); Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry (over 20 volumes); Psychoanalysis (26 volumes); Dementia, Paranoia, Psychoses, Schizophrenia (about 30 volumes); Endocrinology (about 20 volumes); etc., along with several related sub-disciplines. Nearly all have Jelliffe's typed or manuscript table of contents and author indexes laid-down onto the front and back endleaves, along with his [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA CUCINA ITALIANA. ?Mangiar meglio... Spender meno?. Giornale di gastronomia per famiglie e buongustai. Fondatrice Delia Notari.

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

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        ORIGINAL "TEENIE WEENIE" WATERCOLOR AND LETTER

      - DONAHEY,WILLIAM. ORIGINAL "TEENIE WEENIE" WATERCOLOR & LETTER. Offered here is a one page typed letter signed in ink by Donahey written on his personal stationary sent to an admirer along with a charming signed watercolor of a Teenie Weenie man carrying a huge pencil on his shoulder. The image measures 3 1/2" high x 2 1/2" wide on paper 4 x 6 1/2". There are a few tiny marks on the paper otherwise it is in excellent condition. The letter (faint mark where folded for mailing) is dated November 1934 and thanks the recipient for her letter adding: "It makes me feel ancient to have the young women of today tell me they read my Teenie Weenies when they were kids, but I don't care how old I get if the little folks of today enjoy them. Enclosed is a little sketch for your collection. They are in the original wooden picture frame. Donahey drawings are not common and this is a charming item. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Appointment in Samarra

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good +. A very solid copy of the 1934 stated 1st edition of John O'Hara's highly-influential first published book, in the true 1st issue dustjacket (with the "$2.50" price and "Recent Fiction" heading to the rear panel). Clean and VG+ to Near Fine (with crisp, completely unflecked gilt-lettering along the spine) in a bright, price-intact, VG+ example of the Alfred Maurer-illustrated dustjacket, with just a bit of very light, negligible chipping along the panel-edges. Thick octavo, also includes the publisher's original "Acknowledgment" slip, which is tipped-in, as called for, before the dedication pg.

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        Nas svet [= Do zivota. Nova rada 1]

      Praha: Dedictvi Komenskeho v Praze – Vydavatelstvi Druzstevni prace 1934 OHLWd. (vorne laminiert), [4]+18+[2] Seiten, quer 31 x 23 cm, Rücken stärker berieben, abgegriffen, Ränder berieben, außen und innen durgehend fleckig, Seitenränder berieben, mit Rücksicht auf diesen Titel noch insgesamt guter Zustand.Toyen, Avantgarde, Kinderbuch

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        18 POEMS

      London: The Sunday Referee and The Parton Bookshop, 1934. Gilt cloth. Endsheets a trifle foxed, spine gilding a trace oxidized, Holiday Bookshop ticket on rear pastedown, but a very good copy in slightly tanned dust jacket with a few short edge tears and some very shallow losses at crown and toe of spine panel. First edition, second state of the binding, of the author's first book. A total of 500 sets of sheets were printed, of which 250 sets were bound up in December of 1934, and the remaining 250 sets of sheets in February, 1936. These later copies have an inserted leaf facing the title with adverts for three Parton Press titles (including this one) and a rounded spine. "These first poems (very uneven) shattered for those who discovered them the whole revolutionary optimism of the 'thirties" - Connolly. ROLPH B1b. MODERN MOVEMENT 78a. HAYWARD 343.

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        Unit One. Sculptors: Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth: Painters: John Armstrong, John Bigge, Tristram Hillier, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Edward Wadsworth: Architects: Wells Coates, Colin Lucas: Edited by Herbert Read.

      Cassel., London 1934 - Sm.4to. Original two colour cloth with constructivist design, Grey d/w with matching design lettered in pink. B/w plates. Covers a little rubbed, d/w rubbed and frayed , with loss around head of spine, several tears around spine. mark to reverse, slightly frayed at head of spine, lettering on spine faded to white. Inscribed in ink on front end-paper 'To Ben Bennett from Barbara Hepworth' additionally inscribed by Ben Nicholson, his inscription dated Aug. 30, 1934. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Luise". Dt. Handschrift auf Papier.

      Ohne Ort (Graz), o. J. (um 1934). - Das Manuskript umfasst 31 Gedichte aus den Jahren 1888-1934, welche wohl auch im Jahre 1934 vom Verfasser in diesem Manuskript niedergeschrieben und seiner Frau Luise (von der auch eine mont. Photographie enthalten ist) gewidmet wurden. Die Gedichte sind betitelt „Mädel im Wind", „Zeitlos", „Wanderjahre", „Wetterwunden", „Böser Traum", „Dichtermacht", „Lebenskunst", „‚Starke‘ Regierung" (dat. 7. 7. 1933), „Septembertag", „Volk", „Eigenes Jagdrevier", „Deutsches Schicksal", „Vaterland" usw. - Am Ende mit einem Bleistiftvermerk: „Nicht zu veröffentlichen". - Der in Zagreb (Kroatien) geborene Adalbert von Drasenovich absolvierte das Gymnasium in Graz, studierte 1874 bis 1891 ebenda Rechtwissenschaften und unternahm dann Reisen durch Italien und Deutschland. 1895 war er als juristischer Staatsbeamter in Innsbruck tätig, zog dann wieder nach Graz und wirkte seit 1898 als Ausschussmitglied des steirischen Kunstvereins und der kunsthistorischen Gesellschaft. Er verfasste staatswissenschaftliche, kunst- und literaturkritische Beiträge für verschiedene Zeitschriften, war Kunstreferent des „Grazer Tagblatt" und Korrespondent für bildende Kunst der „Münchner Neuesten Nachrichten". Drasenovich veröffentlichte „Sommersonnenwende" (1923), „Deutsche Weihnachten" (1925), „Ein Hirschenleben" (1933) und „Mann und Welt" (1939). - Etw. gebräunt u. fleckig. Tlw. Knickspuren. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit einer mont. Orig.-Portraitphotographie. 40 S. auf 40 (davon ein weißes) tlw. losen nn. Bll., Kart. d. Zt. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Ulysses

      Random House 1934 - First U.S. Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. An exceptional (VG+ / VG+) copy of one of the most important novels of the 20th century and a pinnacle of the Modernist Movement. Sunned spine, some age toning; no markings in text or dj; soiling on corner foot of text; slight shelf wear; corners unbumped; jacket in archival mylar cover. VG+ / VG+ $3,250.00 US Insurance required for shipping [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        R.E. Lee Biography

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Leather bound. Four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. R.E. Lee Biography by Douglas Southall Freeman, photogravure portrait illustration, facsimile maps and letters. Bound in three quarter red morocco, marbled board, gilt decoration to spine, green and black title label, raised bands, top edge gilt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Einführung von Avram Efros. (Text in russisch). im Tafelteil.

      Moskau 1934 O-Leinen. 4° XLVII S. Text, Tafles.1-196, Anhang Seite 197-211 mit 8 Textabb. und 194 (40 farb.) Abb. Erste Ausgabe. Die bedeutendste Veröffentlichung über das berühmteste Avantgarde-Theater der damaligen Zeit. Der Band zeigt zu den einzelnenINszenierungen jeweils diei Bühnenbild- und Kostümentwürfe sowie Szenenfotos. Die Entwürfe stammen von den Brüdern Stenberg, Alexandra Exter, Natalia Gotscharowa u.v.a..Im Gelenk gelockert, Vorsätze leicht angeschmutzt, S 96-99 lose, ansonsten sauberes Exemplar. Auf Wunsch können wir Ihnen noch einige Abbildungen per mail schicken.

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        JAPANESE GOBLIN POETRY: Rendered into English By Lafcadio Hearn and Illustrated

      Tokyo 1934, Oyama. White cloth spine over blue Kasuri cotton. covers, tall folio, Japanese & English text, compiled by his. son Kazuo Koizumi, 23 tipped tissue facsimiles, bright and. clean copy, original prospectus laid in.. A FIRST & ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 500 COPIES FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 500 COPIES ONLY * The book was compiled by Lafcadio Hearn's son, Kazuo [Hearn] Koizumi. It is beautifully printed with nice typography, illustrated with 23 tipped-in facsimile drawings by Lafcadio Hearn. All were taken from Hearn's own notebook containing Japanese comic poems about goblins and monsters. Complete text in both English and Japanese. * THE EDITION: FIRST & ONLY NUMBERED EDITION OF 500 ONLY COPIES: Each copy has a separate limitation paper laid down, which was the LIMITATION STATEMENT COLOPHON, showing the limitation of 500 copies in all, each copy is individually numbered in blue ink. There is an additional Japanese language colophon inside the front cover stating the title, compiler, publisher, dates and a note by the printer. * The book has two separate English and Japanese title pages, preface, contents and full text in both languages, with each page of text * BINDING: Beautifully bound with white buckram cloth spine, over hand-loomed indigo-blue Ai Kasuri cotton cloth covers, in a Deluxe large paper edition, 32 x 43 cm. on hand-made Washi deckle-edge paper. The work was issued by Kazuo Koizumi to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his father's death. * RARITY: The book is rare, seldom found on the market, published in a small edition, the majority of these were distributed to friends by Kazuo, at the time not much of an economic venture, basically a "labor of love." * BIBLIOGRAPHY: BAL 8030. Not in Perkins becasue it was published the year Perkins was published. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        PIRATES OF VENUS .

      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1934] - Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-314 [315: ads] [316-320: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. First book of the Venus series. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 1-16 and (1995) 1- 16. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 114. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02305. Heins PV-1. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and three corner tips, lower front corner tip lightly worn, faint bruise to upper front corner tip, several small adhesions on rear cover from the inner surface of the jacket, a bright, very good copy in fine (like new) dust jacket. (#151424) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La guérison par l'esprit

      1934 - - Paris 1934, 12,5x19cm, relié. - 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. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation of which he was only 65 Alfa paper in leading copies, review copy. Binding half navy blue morocco, spine with five nerves, gilded tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats gray-blue paper insolated wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, binding signed T. Boichot. Rare autograph signed and dated by Stefan Zweig Julien Luchaire. Copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le opere del fascismo nel decennale.

      Milano, Istituto Editoriale Nazionale, 1934, folio, legatura originale tutta tela con titoli color vinaccia impressi al piatto anteriore ed al dorso (questo un p? stinto) pp. 596-(6) con ritratto di Mussolini in antiporta, completamente illustrato da centinaia di fotografie, nunerose cartine anche a colori, Terza edizione. Monumentale e rara opera propagandistica sull'attivit? del fascismo nei diversi settori: le strade, la bonifica integrale, le sistemazioni forestali, le centrali idroelettrice, le opere ferroviarie, le opere marinare, le opere dell'Italia Meridionale ed isole, Le opere dell'Italia centrale, le opere dell'Italia settentrionale, le colonie.

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        Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. Volumes 1 to 28 (1934-1975)

      London 1934-1975 - volumes 1-28 (1934-1975), an uninterrupted run of complete volumes, mostly bound, well illustrated throughout; library markings, else overall good. Photos available upon request.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1934 - 1934 Original Hardback Wisden - Bodyline - VG for year,

      1934. Hi, This lot is a 1934 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition. This Wisden is a very nice book, the gilt to the front is bright and for a 34 very good to the spine, the boards are nice and clean and hinges strong, tiny weakness to rear if being picky, some underlinings but otherwise super. Contains the bodyline controversy. Please see the large pictures. More available on request. Buy-it-now. More Photos on request.

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        TOMBS OF OLD LO-YANG: A Record of the Construction and Contents of a Group of Ro

      Shanghai 1934, Kelly. Brown cloth, 177p., large folio,187 bw. & color plates, 18 b.w. photos, 1 map, index, 5 other illu-. strations, 20 x 29 cm., bright clean, solid copy. FIRST ED.. AUTHOR'S SIGNED PRESENTATION-LIMITED EDITION 500 COPIES *. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 500 NUMBERED COPIES A superb monograph on the ancient burial site with lucid essays by this meticulous sinologist-scholar. Comparisons are made with finds at Hsin-cheng, Lo-lang & Han tombs. Covering such artifacts as leopard, tiger, glass objects, beads, lacquer inlays, bronze bells, enamels & horse pits, outlines of horse & chariot trappings, tomb furniture, important jades, weapons, implements, a variety of bronzes, etc. A well illustrated scholarly & comprehensive work. * SUBTITLE: cont. Probably Dating 550 B.C. Bishop White's monograph is a very scholarly and reliable study. He was the main benefactor for the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada. This work has always been his R A R E S T of all the books he authored. A major contribution to the study of early tomb art & archaeology. ALWAYS R A R E ! * ***FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 500 COPIES *** * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Costruire. Pagine di pensiero e di azione fascista. Direttore: Dario Lischi. Anno XI, no. 10.

      Ottobre, Roma, 1934 - Roma, Ottobre 1934. 4°. 104 S., XXIV S. Inserate. Mit s/w. Abb. OBr. mit farb. Deckelillustr. Deckeltitel: Costruire 1922-1934. Mit hanschriftlicher Widmung und Signatur von Benito Mussolini auf dem Titelblatt. With a handwritten dedication of Benito Mussolini. - (Rücken mit kleinem Einriss. Einband etwas fleckig. Vorderdeckel und erste Bl. mit einem Falz). Sprache: Italienisch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Murder in the Calais Coach

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Limited edition publisher presentation copy, stating on paste down "This copy is one of a limited first edition presented by the publishers to friends in the book trade. Not for sale / No. [holograph in red ink] 228." Unspecified limitation.First American edition. (Christie APG 029c based on a 1989 Pepper & Stern catalog.) 302 p. Near Fine condition. No dust jacket. A small light stain to back cover and a tiny hint of sunning to spine. The mystery better-known as Murder on the Orient Express. Scarce thus.

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        Los Ibarra y sus Enlazados. Ensayo de un Nobiliario Familiar de 283 apellidos. Dedicado a los excmos. Señores Marqueses de Arriluce de Ibarra.

      1934. . 1934 - Imprenta Moderna. Cuenca. . 1 Vol. . VIII+556 pp. Folio Menor. Media Piel. Genealogía / Heráldica / Emblemática / Iconografía . Raro y aperciado ensayo genealógico sobre el linaje de los Ibarra. El autor relaciona con esta familia a casi trescientos apellidos. Se trata de una edición muy cuidada, con abundantes ilustraciones de escudos de armas acompañando al texto. El ejemplar aparece dedicado a mano por el autor a "Don Alfonso de Figueroa, querido compañero de la jodía genealogía.". Presenta varias anotaciones y llamadas caligráficas en tinta azul, hechas por algún propietario anterior, así como huellas de una restauración en la esquina interior superior de las primeras 25 páginas. Por lo demás se trata de un ejemplar en excelente estado, que luce una encuadernación moderna en holandesa piel-papel marmorizado con lomera cuajada de dorados en los espacios entre los cinco nervios.

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        Le visionnaire -

      Plon Frères 1934 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 274 pp. Reliure demi-oasis noir à encadrement. Dos lisse avec date au talon. Couverture et dos conservés. Non rogné. Reliure signée B. BLANC. Intérieur parfait. Parfait état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 42 exemplaires sur hollande. Le jeune Manuel vit chez sa tante, pure dévote rigide, avec sa cousine Marie-Thérèse, fille de la même dévote rigide, dont il est secrètement amoureux. Une seule fois, il essaiera d?avouer ses sentiments, mais cette révélation va entraîner tout un tas de bouleversements dans sa vie, dont il ne sortira pas indemne. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MR. ZOUCH: SUPERMAN; From a View to a Death.

      Vanguard Press, [1934]., New York: - First American edition of FROM A VIEW TO A DEATH, using the British sheets. The first edition with this title. Powell's third novel, which includes his usual interest in the subtleties of British 20th-century society in what some say is the mode that he comes to perfect in A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME. Very good with spine label a little darkened from glue and minor offsets to endpapers. In the scarce dust jacket with some professional repairs to edges and flap folds. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        And Quite Flows the Don [Signed]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the SCARCE first American edition, first printing (some foxing to the gutters and spine edges, some toning to the board edges), in a Very Good example of the even scarcer dust jacket (some modest chipping to the spine ends and flap turn corners, a few short closed tears, minor soiling to the white rear spine panel, general modest edge wear), SIGNED BY MIKHAIL SHOLOKHOV on a small card affixed to the title page which signature he has dated "26xi65" with a small underscore. First published in Russian as "The Quiet Don", the work was issued in serial form from 1928 to 1940. While the portion of the novel (being only the first half of the book) was published in English translation in 1934 as "And Quite Flows the Don", the entire work was not published in English until 1940. This 1934 partial publication is itself quite uncommon, especially in the dust jacket. The novel tells the tale of the Cossacks living in the Don River Valley during the turbulent early Twentieth Century, a period which saw World War I, the Russian Revolution(s), the Russian Civil War, and the Bolsheviks' harsh repression of the Cossacks. Quite well received, the work became one of the most-read Russian novels of all time. In awarding him the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy, in support of its choice, spoke of "the artistic power and integrity with which, in his epic of the Don, Sholokhov has given expression to a historic phase in the life of the Russian people" and the Presentation Speech stated: "With magnificent realism the book portrays the unique character of the Cossack, the traditional mixture of cavalryman and farmer, with instincts that seem to conflict with one another but which nevertheless allow themselves to be welded together to form a firmly co-ordinated whole. There is no glamorization. The coarse and savage streaks in the Cossack temperament are displayed openly; nothing is hidden or glossed over, but, at the same time, one is aware of an undercurrent of respect for all that is human." The novel was three times adapted to film (1931, 1958, and 2006). In our experience, Sholokhov's signature is rather scarce and copies of this 1934 publication of the first portion of the novel complete with the dust jacket and in collectable condition are uncommon to the market. A Very Good copy of the first American publication of any portion of Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov's masterpiece for which he won the 1965 Noble Prize in Literature, SIGNED BY MIKHAIL SHOLOKHOV. QUITE SCARCE.

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        Fer-De-Lance: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934. First Edition. Stout's first Nero Wolfe mystery, and a Haycraft-Queen cornerstone novel. Basis for the 1936 film Meet Nero Wolfe, starring Edward Arnold. HUBIN, p.393. First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; purple topstain; 313pp, [3]. Subtle fading to topstain, touch of light wear to extremities, with beginning oxidation to spine gilt; still a tight, sound, Near Fine copy that's clean throughout.

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        CHINA AS SHE IS: A Comprehensive Album 1934.

      Shanghai 1934, Liang You Pub. 3/4 cloth, over grey and black. boards, 474p., 10 folding charts, 20 color, many b.w. photos. & plates,full text in English & Chinese, gold stamped covers. 2nd impression, wear to head/tail, else spine solid. R A R E. A MAJOR FOLIO SIZE BOOK WITH CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHICS MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF PRE-1937 JAPANESE DESTRUCTION OF ANCIENT CHINA: This stunning work was done just two and a half years prior to Japanese systematic destruction of ancient China. . This is a major resource on all provinces of China, with a chapter on each, showing products, photographs of the sights and useful description of the art manufactures & art works, natural & historic beauty, many fold out statistical charts, a fabulous guide to the "real" China. By and large, the most comprehensive single photographic resource on the whole country ever done just before the Sino-Japanese war of 1937. . A SCARCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD ! This is an important photographic record of China prior to the mass destruction of coastal & interior Chinese cities by the Japanese. A substantial part of ancient China was permanently damaged and destroyed from 1937-1945. In that regard, we believe this is an important and historic photographic record of what old China looked like. *** THE CONTENTS: Per the foreword as written by the publishers: "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." . This book is arranged by province order, some 20 in all. In addition, a separate matching chapter on Manchuria, Sinkiang, Jehol, Chahar, Suiyan, Sikiang, Tibet & Mongolia is at the end. . Each chapter begins with a color photo of a famous place, followed by full description of the area, its mountains, rivers and physical features, main cities, capital, important buildings, famous and scenic spots, gardens, pagodas, temples, and lavishly illustrated with many b.w. photographs. *** THE PHOTOGRAPHER: YUAN-HENG CHANG, PHOTOGRAPHS ARE IN THIS WORK: . Beautifully photographed in b.w. by the eminent Chinese veteran photographer Mr. Yuan-Heng Chang. He was also associated in Shanghai with Liang Yu Publishing Co., as an editor. During his sojourn he traveled extensively throughout China contributing his photographs to this work as well as CHINA TODAY, CHINA'S SCENIC BEAUTY, CHINA'S SCULPTURAL BEAUTY and CHINA'S ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTY. Later he became the publisher and editor-in-chief of Liang Yu Hua Pao [Young Companion]. In 1948 Chang moved to Hong Kong. . Other photographs by T.S. Leung, P. Auyoung & W. Szeto. *** FOLDING APPENDICES: This work contains 10 folding charts [maps] at the rear of the text. Such things as population count; count of foreign population; list of roads, railroads, trams, freight cars, trucks, buses, bicycles, cars and other modes of transportation, road mileage; list of rivers, distance; telegraph service to each province; educational statistics, number and location of schools; list of natural products, production, agricultural products by city and type of product; comparison of China's product production vs. foreign production. Excellent statistical study, with current numbers. *** QUAINT ADVERTS: There are a number of period "quaint" advertisements at the rear several with both English & Chinese texts. The adverts promote Chinese-American publications, photo engraving [with English & Chinese], Sincere Company, with its 47 branches, New Asia Hotel, dental cream, cigarettes, steamship company, jewelers, wall paper, furnishings, and many others. Some with lovely photographs. *** SIZE: This book is a large folio, 22 x 33 cm., and ca. 5.5 cm. thick. *** LARGE AND HEAVY ITEM: This a large and heavy item, therefore extra and appropriate packing & shipping costs will apply. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        They Call Me Pagan

      Black Cat Press 1934 - VG. extremely rare Black Cat Press religious/philosophical poetry book of Philip E. Willman, all illustrations by author, brown tape spine with red covers, no jacket, bagged for protection, very light wear and bumps to corners, black and white frontispiece detached (paste has lost adhesion) but included at title page, similarly, all the rest of the illustrations are laid in as well since paste has lost adhesion, the book includes multiple copies of most illustrations. Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com Orders shipped via USPS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autres rhumbs -

      Librairie Gallimard 1934 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 265 pp. Sous étui bordé. Reliure plein maroquin rouge. Dos à nerfs orné et date au talon. Double filet doré sur les plats. Toutes tranches dorées. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur très frais. Reliure signée Pierre-Lucien MARTIN. Illustré de vignettes gravées sur bois dans le texte par GALANIS. Parfait état. TIRAGE LIMITE. Un des 170 exemplaires numérotés du service de presse sur papier blanc d'Alfa. Exemplaire enrichi d'un dessin à l'encre sur un feuillet ajouté, no signé mais très certainement de l'auteur, reprenant le motif de la couverture de 1927, représentant une belle rose des vents avec la flèche en direction de l'initiale V et 2 feuillets, de papier cristal, sur lesquels sont dessinés, une rose des vents, et un blason. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Burmese Days

      Harper & Brothers 1934 - First American edition, first printing. Good+, lacking the dust jacket. Orange cloth is a little grubby, faded at spine and bottom of front board, lightly soiled and rubbed; lightly marked at front and crown. Boards lightly bowed, lightly bumped at corners and spine ends. Pages lightly toned; reading creases to several corners. A nice copy of Orwell's first published novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tender Is The Night.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper with a full page inscription, For Harry Joe Brown - late of the 17th Infantry Brigade. Wounded in Hollywood 1920-1940. - from his fellow dough boy F Scott Fitzgerald Encino, 1939." The recipient Harry Joe Brown was a Hollywood producer, who Fitzgerald noted meeting in late 1939: "Somewhere around this time [September 1939] Harry Joe Brown called me over to Twentieth Century Fox on a Sonja Heine picture" (letter to the Berg-Allenberg Agency, 23 February 1940). Fitzgerald had been contracted as a writer by Metro Goldwyn Meyer Studios in the July of 1937, initially for six months. His contract was then extended for another year, but when this lapsed in December 1938 MGM did not renew it. Over the next two years, Fitzgerald freelanced for numerous studios on a number of films, including Everything Happens at Night for which Brown was an associate producer. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An excellent near fine example in a very good first issue dust jacket with some fading and chips to the spine. F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in a friend's copy of Tender Is the Night, "If you liked The Great Gatsby, for God's sake read this. Gatsby was a tour de force but this is a confession of faith." Set in the South of France in the decade after World War I, Tender Is the Night is the story of a brilliant and magnetic psychiatrist named Dick Diver; the bewitching, wealthy, and dangerously unstable mental patient, Nicole, who becomes his wife; and the beautiful, harrowing ten-year pas de deux they act out along the border between sanity and madness. Tender Is the Night is also the most intensely, even painfully, autobiographical of Fitzgerald's novels; it smolders with a dark, bitter vitality because it is so utterly true. This account of a caring man who disintegrates under the twin strains of his wife's derangement and a lifestyle that gnaws away at his sense of moral values offers an authorial cri de coeur, while Dick Diver's downward spiral into alcoholic dissolution is an eerie portent of Fitzgerald's own fate. F. Scott Fitzgerald literally put his soul into Tender Is the Night, and the novel's lack of commercial success upon its initial publication in 1934 shattered him. He would die six years later without having published another novel, and without knowing that Tender Is the Night would come to be seen as perhaps his masterpiece. In Mabel Dodge Luhan's words, it raised him to the heights of "a modern Orpheus." Named by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Unit 1 The Modern Movement in English Architechture Painting and Sculpture

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1934. Small quarto. Original yellow cloth, titles to front cover and spine in brown. with the dust jacket. With 67 monochrome plates. A superb copy in the typically toned dust jacket with the usual consequent fading of the spine lettering. A superior copy. First edition, first printing. Contributors include Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, John Armstrong, John Bigge, Edward Burra by Douglas Cooper, Tristram Hiller, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Edward Wadsworth, Wells Coates and Colin Lucas.

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        The Challenge to Liberty.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1934. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dust jacket. Occasional underlining in pencil. Spine a touch faded and rolled, extremities gently scuffed, a few pale markings to the front board. A very good copy in the spine-toned dust jacket with a small tear to the loss of one letter on rear panel. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Philip D Carroll, with the kind regards of Herbert Hoover". Hoover made a name for himself in the early years of the First World War by organising aid shipments to mainland Europe, working from an office in London; when the US entered the conflict in 1917 Woodrow Wilson appointed him to run the United States Food Administration, which post-war became the American Relief Administration. Veteran aid worker Carroll was appointed to lead the ARA mission to Russia in 1921. "In his own words, Herbert Hoover viewed the ARA relief efforts as 'an opportunity to point out to the Russian people themselves that their economic system is hopeless.' However, to altogether attribute perhaps the greatest famine relief operation in the history of mankind to ulterior motives would be unfair to the man who on his own initative ultimately saved ten million Russian lives" (Asgarov, Reporting from the Frontlines of the First Cold War, pp. 135-38).

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        Playing the Like.

      London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1934. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Bernard Darwin Jan 1935." An excellent copy with some information regarding the book pasted to the inside gutter in the very rare dust jacket with a few closed tears. Rare in the original dust jacket and signed. It is said Bernard Darwin invented golf writing as we know it today. He was the first golf writer to transcribe facts and figures into a branch of literary journalism and he did so with style, wit and an ability to turn a phrase. Born September 7, 1876 in Downe, Kent, Darwin's grandfather was Charles Darwin, the great naturalist, who proposed the theory of evolution. Bernard never trained as a journalist. After graduating from Cambridge with a law degree, he became a barrister in London for a few years. But Darwin was unhappy in his work and in 1908, he gave up his career in law. "Once Darwin dipped his toe into golf writing, the reports he produced regularly for The Times of London over a forty-five year period and his ruminative essays for the weekly Country Life possessed a quality that no one else has ever approached," Herbert Warren Wind wrote, "We are simply very lucky that a man of his high talent was so smitten by golf that he wrote endlessly about it." (Golf World Hall of Fame)

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        NEUERE ERGEBNISSE DER RAKETENFLUGTECHNIK .

      Wien: Verlag Zeitschrift "Flug," H. Pittner, 1934 - Large octavo, pp. [1] 2-22 [23: ads] [24: blank], 25 illustrations, diagrams and charts in the text, original gray wrappers printed in black, stapled. First edition. A famous paper which describes Sanger's experiments on a motor to power a high altitude rocket plane, published as a special issue of the Austrian aviation journal FLUG, December 1934. An English-language translation was published by the NACA as TM-1012 (1942). Ciancone 204. Interlibrum 270 #309. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, pp. 507-8. Ley (1968), pp. 425-7. A fine copy. (#135428) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        NEW TALES OF HORROR BY EMINENT AUTHORS .

      London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1934] - Octavo, pp. [1-15] 16-255 [256] [note: first two leaves are blanks used as front paste-down and free endpaper], true endpapers at rear, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Partially original anthology anonymously edited by Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong (a.k.a. "John Gawsworth"), collecting thirty crime and supernatural stories, seventeen of which appear here for the first time, by Arthur Machen, Richard Middleton, E. H. Visiak, M. P. Shiel, John Gawsworth, Frederick Carter, Hugh MacDiarmid, Nugent Barker, and others. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1230. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 2. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 10639. Pulp paper text block lightly tanned, a fine copy in very good plus pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, mild dust soiling to spine and rear panels, and small stain on rear panel. A nice example of a rare jacket. (#149259) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST EMPEROR OF CHINA & MANCHURIA WITH THE JAPANES

      [Tokyo ? 1934]. An original b.w. photograph, 9 x 7 inches,or. 23 x 18 cm, very good, issued by Acme News Pictures, N.Y.,. glossy, clear, bright not faded. R A R E ORIGINAL PHOTO. A RARE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST EMPEROR OF MANCHURIA & CHINA A fine photograph of the two famous rulers, likely excecuted in Tokyo, both ride in the royal horse-drawn carriage, with two standing attendants riding at the rear, with mounted Japanese officers, and Japanese soldiers in the background. P'u Yi is facing left, as he salutes, or waves to the camera while Hirohito faces forward, both are dressed in elaborate military uniforms, of equal status, both wear plumed hats. The verso of the photo has a yellow mimeo note glued down. The text reads: "IMPERIAL POMP The two Emperors of the Orie- nt ride together. A highlight of the Visit of Emperor Kang Teh [sic for P'u], of Manchukuo to Japan. A brilliant review of the flower of the Japanese army on Yoyogi Prade ground.In the suburbs of Tokyo on April 9th [1934]. Instead of review- ing the troops on horseback, the two Emperors rode together in a horse-drawn carriage, as shown." A marvelous historical photograph of P'u's only visit to Japan. In an effort to get the Manchurian people to accept Japanese rule under their colonial master plan, Japan made P'u Yi their "Puppet Emper- or" of Manchoukuo. Visits to Japan, pomp and ceremony were just part of that effort, in the end the people of Manchuria rightfully rejected P'u Yi as a "Japanese dog." * Original photographs of P'u Yi are exceptionally R A R E ! * Color photos can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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