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        Autograph letter signed.

      Küsnacht, 2. XI. 1934. - Large 4to. 2 pp. In German, to Hedwig Fischer, widow of Samuel Fischer who was Mann's publisher, on his name-imprinted stationery. He writes in part: "I just want to send you a greeting, nothing more. Hardly a day has gone by since we got the death notification in Basel, after the return trip from Lugano, without our speaking of you and your husband, and the shock that we felt at the time continues to reverberate and will for a long time. One had to be braced for this farewell, indeed, ultimately one almost had to be for it; and yet I cannot say how it moved me when it became reality. Nearly four decades of cooperation! I was very attached to the deceased. There was a placid cordiality between us, the way I have rarely experienced it in relationships with people, and hardly ever was there a superficial clouding or disgruntlement. Our characters were compatible, and I always felt that I was the born author for him and he my born publisher. I hinted at some of this in the memorial article, which probably came to your attention in the Sunday supplement of the Basler Nachrichten. It is indeed strange the way I rein in my feelings on such occasions, involuntarily suppressing them and growing cold for the sake of psychology and characterization. I'm just not a poet, but must resort to objectivity and distancing. I wouldn't be surprised if this were painful to you in this case. I am myself more satisfied with the two short pages I sent even now for the [Deutsche] Rundschau's memorial issue for [Peter] Suhrkarnp. May this issue turn out to be a very beautiful monument! From Reisiger, who will be coming to visit us in a few days, we heard that the end was gentle and without consciousness. That's fine and well. And you? How has your heart taken the separation? When one has been living side by side for so long and has shared everything! As soon as one starts thinking about life, the tears start to come. Your publishing house has brought out many beautiful and interesting things recently. Extremely interesting the book on Charlemagne. Döblin is planning an essay on it for the Sammlung, I hear, although emigrants otherwise don't like to mention German books, i.e., published in Germany. But what I read from start to finish and with quite unusual interest, was [Martin] Gumpert's Hahnemann, a life I knew hardly anything about and which in this presentation moved me deeply. Farewell, and be comforted! Give my regards to your children and grandchildren, and regards to you".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Peking studies

      Shanghai, China: Kelly & Walsh, Limited, 1934 84 pp., hardcover, cloth covered boards with a photograph inserted, one coloured map and numerous photographic illustrations and black and white sketches by Schiff throughout the text. Binding is a bit loose.Outer cover has a few spots of staining.Corners are a bit ragged.Inscription of ?Janetta A. Smith, Peiking, May 15, 1948? written inside the front cover.The pages themselves look great.First and only edition of this rare volume on Peking in the thirties. An interesting mixture of nice photographs by Ellen Catleen and humoristic drawings and sketches by Schiff. Ellen Catleen was the wife of the former Netherlands Minister in China, Thorbecke. She published books on Hong Kong, Shanghai and Peking. Schiff was a famous Austrian Cartoonist and Illustrator working for many newspapers and magazines in Shanghai.

      [Bookseller: Radovan Skolnik]
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        LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET

      New York: W. W. Norton & Company. 1934. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Small nick to front panel to mid jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Anne Boleyn and other Poems

      The Gregynog Press, Newtown, Montgomeryshire 1934 - Title and colophon printed in red with green devices, the text printed in black and red with green and red initials designed by Graily Hewitt. Small 4to. [219 x 169 x 18 mm]. [2]ff, 77, [3] pp. Bound in the original brown goatskin, the front cover blocked in gilt, the spine lettered and tooled in gilt, plain endleaves, untrimmed edges. No.74 of 300 copies. A very good copy with just a couple of trivial spots at the foot of pp.32-35. The work was written, designed and seen through the press by Loyd Haberly, the Controller at Gregynog. It was dedicated to the memory of Sir Emery Walker. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Typed letter signed in full to the noted American band composer and leader Edwin Franko Goldman

      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; hinged at upper edge with archival tape. . 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 Edited by Rudolf Stephan, Section IV: Orchestral Works. Series B, Volume 13, (Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne; Vienna: Universal Edition, 1993), p. xxiii.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        An Illustrated life of Confucius. Late Qing woodblock Edition Kong zi sheng ji Tu

      Peiping Civil Press. N. D. [1934?] - SHENGJI TU. (Illustrated Scenes from the Life of the Sage, Confucius). 30x40 cm. chinese tex,t, maps, illustrations, portraits + 105 woodblock prints depicting the life of confucius, in the original chinese sewn binding. protected in later chinese style blue cloth box, with straps and ivory needles. a very good copy. scarce.A recent article by Chun Shum in the 'East Asian Library Journal' (Vol. 10, no. 1) provides a wealth of information on what amounts to an exemplary sub-genre of Chinese illustrated book production. In fact, scenes from the life of the Confucius are, arguably, at the fountainhead of book illustration in China. Illustrations of Confucius' life exist in three media: as paintings, engraved on stone (typically reproduced in collections of rubbings), and as woodblock printed editions. The earliest painted version were probably produced in during the Eastern Han period; three sets of stone engravings are said to exist; and there have been many woodcut editions of the Sage's illustrated life. The earliest printed versions are thought to date to the 13th century, but no such Song editions survive. There are several Ming editions. The quality of the illustrations and of the prints differ greatly. This one is taken fromt blocks that appear to be the best we have seeen.The present work is a late Qing edition, most likely a later printing from the blocks prepared by Kong Xianlan in 1874. This edition is noted and described in Chun Shum's article (pp. 153-55), and the sample illustration reproduced matches the corresponding images in the present work. All 105 images collated by Chun Shum are present, along with the introductory text taken from the biography of Confucius in the 'Shiji'. Quality of paper and printing indicate that this may be a somewhat later impression from Kong's blocks, impossible to date precisely. the impressions are clear and the book is a rich source of the visual imagery - based on earlier, Ming model - produced at the time. Scanned samples available on request. Confucius - Pictorial works. | Wood-engraving, Chinese - Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912. bellissima edizione novecentesca di splendida fattura stampata a Pechino delle classiche illustrazioni sulla vita di Confucio, da incisioni su legno di tarda epoca Qing. raro, originale, in buone condizioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Seder Hahagada Leleil Shimuriim HAGGADA Berattelse om Israels Uttag Ur Egypten for De Bada Forsta Paskaftnarna. Oversattning Med musikbilaga Av Felix Saul. Den Hebreiska Texten Efter Bambergers Upplaga, Frankfurt a. Main 1933

      Kungl. Boktryckeriet P.A. Norstedt & Soneer, Stockholm, Sweden 1934 - Extremely rare first edition in Swedish. Bi-lingual, with Hebrew and Swedish columns on same page. Not in Yaari. Yudlov 3495. Includes musical notations for a dozen segments including Shir Shabat in Swedish using M. Henle's melody for Vayekhulu; Lewandowski's Kidush; Ha Lakhma Anya, barukh hamakom; dayenu; Haluluya halelulu avdey adoshem (Lewandowski); ekhad me yodea in I. Offenbach's melody, etc. A few stains on a couple of pages. Interesting bookplate. Additional scans available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Fer-de-Lance, A Nero Wolfe Mystery

      New York: Farrar & Rhinehart. 1934. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. First edition, 1934. Cloth hardcover, 313 pp., clean unmarked text, most minor dustiness to the covers, else Fine copy with bright gilt titles on the cover and spine, no dust jacket. An uncommon book and a very sharp copy!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Wanderer. Numbers I–XII.

      The Old Rectory, Larling, near Norwich: John Middleton Murray, December 1933 - 1934 - 11 volumes bound as 1 (210 × 130 mm). Contemporary red quarter morocco, patterned boards, title to spine gilt. Boards very slightly rubbed and dulled, minimal fading of spine. An excellent copy. First editions, first impressions of all 12 published numbers (the final volume contains two numbers) of The Wanderer, a literary magazine published privately by John Middleton Murray. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Complete set of the original volumes describing Eric Gill's engravings

      Sussex; Bristol; London: St. Dominics Press; Douglas Cleverdon; Faber & Faber, 1934. cloth, cloth with top edge gilt, cloth, each separately inserted in later slipcase. Gill, Eric. 4to. and small folio. cloth, cloth with top edge gilt, cloth, each separately inserted in later slipcase. 36; Frontispiece;(ii),49+(1),103 plates; xv,102 pages. 3 volumes. a. E.G. : Being a selection of Eric Gills engravings on wood. St. Dominics Press. Linen over boards. Printed on one side only of handmade paper, with one engraving in red and black. One of 100 copies in an edition of 150. With the scarce dust jacket. No limitation statement in this copy. The first (Virgin and Child) is a woodcut that is cut with a knife on the long grain of the wood instead of with a graver on the end grain. It was cut for a poster. No. 5? is added in ink next to the bracketed Virgin and Child on the title page. This book was prepared and published entirely without Gill's knowledge and consent. [Gill: 410] b. Engravings by Eric Gill: A Selection of engravings on wood and metal representative of his work to the end of the year 1927. With a complete chronological list of engravings and a preface by the artist. Douglas Cleverdon. Bristol. 1929. Printed at the Fanfare Press. Black cloth over boards, an engraving in gilt on the front cover; title in gilt on spine; t.e.g. No. 398 in an edition of 400 copies on paper specially manufactured for this edition; total edition of 490. The first authorized edition. [Gill: 17] c. Engravings, 1928-1933. With a preface by the engraver. Faber & Faber Ltd. London. 1934. 12.75? x 10.25?. Printed by Hague & Gill at High Wycombe. Green cloth over boards; title in gilt on spine. Two pages slightly torn at the fore-edge. [Gill: 27] A handsome set in very good condition. In new matching leather-trimmed slipcases.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Thin Man

      London, Arthur Barker. 1934, 1934. Detective novel. First UK edition. 8vo. Publisher's bright orange cloth titled and decorated in black to spine and front board, spine lightly sunned. Small closed split in cloth at head of spine. Very minor wear, essentially a bright, clean handsome copy of a scarce crime landmark. Internally clean, neat ink ownership to flyleaf. Protected in a tailor made leather spined clamshell box. Hammett's final novel, basis for the succesful dramatisation starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Letters of Marque

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1934. First. First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper. Author's own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York address stamped on the front fly. Mystery surrounding the missing treasure of an old privateer. A Harper Sealed Mystery: if the reader could resist breaking the seal over the final chapter, which solved the mystery, he or she could return the book for a full refund. In this case, the usually broken seal remains intact. Presumably Terhune knew how the book ended, and didn't feel the need. Very uncommon in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Man Ray: photographs 1920-1934 Paris

      James Thrall Soby 1934 - 104 B&W photographs, with texts in English & French; with a portrait by Picasso, texts by Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, Rrose Selavy [Marcel Duchamp], Tristan Tzara, Preface by Man Ray. 1st edition, 2nd issue, with 'second edition' on title page (see Roth: 101 books). Quarto, in thin card cover with white plastic comb binding. Pages complete & in VG condition; pictorial front cover a little shelf-worn, & creased at corners, with short tear by top two teeth of comb binding; back cover yellowed; 2 teeth of comb broken; plastic a little brittle, with 9cm long crack (no loss). Used - Good. Good in plastic comb-binding [Attributes: First Edition]

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        I, Claudius with Claudius the God

      UK: Arthur Barker. London, Arthur Barker, 1934. Two volumes. First editions. Rebound in maroon half leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Raised bands. Presented in a slipcase. Books near fine with a couple of spots and light foxing, slight lift to case. Pullouts in tact. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1934.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Murder On the Orient Express

      London: For the Crime Club, Collins, 1934., 1934. FIRST EDITION: Octavo, pp.354 + 2 [advertisements]. Finely bound in recent deep red oasis morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spine, top edge gilt, others trimmed, with the publisher's original orange cloth upper and spine bound in at the rear. Internally very clean. A finely presented copy of Hercule Poirot's famous case, and one of the most highly sought Christie novels. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        White Conquest (An Epic of Antarctica) Signed by Author

      PRIVATELY PRINTED SEP 15, 1934, NY - Signed and inscribed by Author below frontispeice, limited to 270 of which this is #249. Book has general wear, somewhat bowed covers, slightly faded covers, bookplate on inner front board (old bookplate from our store), slightly age toned endpages, else, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: SEP 15, 1934 EDITION: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        NINETY-THREE

      NELSON, 1934 1934. REAR EDITION. 468 PAGES. VERY REAR DUST JACKET EDITION. THIS FIRST EDITION COPY OF THE BOOK WAS PRINTED WITH A UNIQUE DUST JACKET. THAT IS HARD TO FIND. A DISPUTE BETWEEN THE ARTIST AND NELSON THE PRINTERS CAUSED THE PRINTERS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE ARTWORK. A VERY LIMITED AMOUNT OF COPIES WERE ALREADY IN CIRCULATION. THE ONLY OTHER COPIES USING THE SAME DUST JACKET DRAWING IS THE FRENCH EDITION, PRINTED IN THE SAME YEAR. EVEN WITH THE FRENCH EDITION THE GLOBAL COLOR SURROUNDING THE ARTIST WORK WAS OFF WHITE WHERE AS THE ENGLISH EDITION IT IS LIGHT GREEN. THE PRICE STANDS AS IT IS DUE TO THE TRULY REAR NATURE OF THE DUST JACKET. BOOK CONDITION ORIGINAL BLUE CLOTH BINDING. GOLD LETTERING. SPINE INTACT. BUMPS TO SPINES BASE AND TOP. BOOK HAS STAMP OD MANOR HOUSE HOTEL WORTHING STAMPED ACROSS SEVERAL PAGES. THE IS A SMALL PIECE OF THE BEGINNING END PAPER TORN OFF. THE DUST JACKET IS SHOWING SINGS OF AGING. THE LAST 4 PAGES OF THIS EDITION HAVE A LIST OF ALL NELSON'S CLASSICS AT THE TIME OF PRINTING EACH SELLING FOR 1s 6d net, THIS BOOK IS A TRUE RARITY. PLEASE SEE PHOTOGRAPHS. BOOKSELLER INV: GOBLUELONDON 011

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        THE WORDS UPON THE WINDOW PANE: A PLAY IN ONE ACT, WITH NOTES UPON THE PLAY AND ITS SUBJECT

      Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1934.. Linen-backed boards, paper spine label. Title woodcut engraving "Monoceros de Astris" by T. Sturge Moore. Fine. First edition. One of 350 copies. Accompanied by the original Cuala Press invoice to Cecil Harmsworth, accomplished and signed in ink by Elizabeth Yeats, as well as a copy of the single-side broadsheet stocklist beginning with NEW STORIES OF MICHAEL ROBARTES. WADE 174. MILLER 52.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Tomb of Painted Basket of Lo-Lang, Detailed Report of Acrhaeological Research, Volume I

      Chosen Koseki Kenkyu Kwai, 1934, Buckram, Book Condition: Very Good Plus, First EditionSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Subtitle is: The Tomb of Painted Basket and Other Two Tombs of Lo-Lang, being a Report of the Excavations in the Season of 1931 Carried out by the Society of the Study of Korean Antiquities. Japanese text by Akio Koizumi and English résumé by Kosaku Hamada. Published by Chosen Koseki Kenkyu Kwai (The Society of the Study of Korean Antiquities). Presumed first and only printing. Published 1934. Printed and bound in Tokyo. All plates printed in Kyoto. This book has primary text in Japanese and secondary text in English. Charcoal-colored buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine and a crisp orange-stamped image to front board depicting a seated figure in robes. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Immensely clean binding. 12.5 x 10 inches. As to the text in Japanese, with 23 and 111 and 8 numbered pages. Plates section of unnumbered pages, including CXXXI (131) numbered, full-page plates and 50 illustrations (mostly line drawings and a few rubbings). Plate I is a general map, in color, of the ancient cemeteries of Lo-Lang. Plate XXXII is a tipped-in color plate of tomb-chambers. Additionally there are nine full-color plates, especially emphasizing the painted basket itself. All other plates are collotype in sepia-tone or B&W. Additionally there are two color frontispiece plates present. Most color plates with tissue guards. Identification and brief commentary appears in Japanese and in English on each plate page. As to the text in English, with xi and 28 numbered pages. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Probably originally issued with a glassine dust jacket; no dust jacket is present. Overall a Very Good Plus to Near Fine copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. Early in the 20th century a great number of the ancient tombs of the T'ang Dynasty were excavated at Lo-Lang (also known as Lo-Yang) in present-day North Korea. During that ancient dynasty Lo-Lang was under Chinese control. In 1931 Tomb No. 116 of Nanseiri, among other Han Dynasty tombs, was selected for research, and this unexpectedly revealed the most wonderful remains, including a painted basket in the tomb's perfectly preserved wooden chambers.

      [Bookseller: The Book Carrel]
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        S.A. Law For The Layman

      The Union & Rhodesian Publishing Co., 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe boards are worn and damp marked.A few inscriptions.Well bound.Fair copy.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: yk79.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Point du jour

      Original edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Signed autograph of the author Robert St. John. Nice full copy of his please insert. Nrf Paris 1934 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        NEW TALES OF HORROR BY EMINENT AUTHORS .

      Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1934], London - 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. 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 a fine dust jacket with slight age tanning to spine panel and a touch of shelf wear to head of spine panel. A superior example of the rare jacket. (16567) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Century of Progress in Malting and Brewing

      Manitowoc, WI: Rahr Malting Company, 1934: In Very Good condition. Embossed leatherette covers show edge wear, with light chipping at bottoms. Lightly dust soiled. Linen-backed fold out print of the Rahr Malting Company facilities. A lovely glimpse into the post-prohibition malting world through the eyes of the Rahr Malting Company, celebrating malting science and its exciting developments.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Weg durch die Dünen. Aquarell.

      1934 - Bildgröße: 33 x 47 cm, rechts unten mit *G. Hacker, Ddf ( Düsseldorf ), (19)34 signiert und datiert. Unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 52 x 62,5 cm ) Gezeigt wird ein Weg durch die Dünen ( wohl Sylt ), oben stehen 2 Personen. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker " Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, Leipzig 1922, Band 15, S. 410 " : " Maler in Düsseldorf, geb. 8.8.1865 in Dessau. Als Schüler Max Brückners erlernte er in Coburg die Theatermalerei und begleitete das Meininger Hoftheater auf dessen Auslandsreisen. Nach der Auflösung dieser Bühne kam Hacker als Lehrer für dekorative Malerei nach Straßburg im Elsaß an die neubegründete Kunstgewerbeschule, 1896 an das Stadttheater in Düsseldorf.Seine dekorative Malerei, die das Landschaftliche bevorzugt, fand viel Anerkennung, besonders die Festspieldekoration des Rheinischen Goethevereins. In Straßburg rührt von Hacker die Ausmalung des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität her. Mit flottgemalten Landschaftsbildern realistischer Art ist Hacker vielfach auf Ausstellungen, besonders in Düsseldorf, vertreten. " ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand wegen Bruchgefahr - bitte Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oromazes e Minerva (c. 1934).

      1934 - Unico stato. L’esecuzione è collocabile nel 1934 poichè in quella data risulta esposta alla Biennale di Venezia. Bellini/Alberti scheda n. 70 p. 82. Formato: Litografia, mm. 186x163, (parte dis.). Buono.

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        ULYSSES

      New York: Random House, 1934. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo; publisher's cream linen, with titles stamped in black and red on spine and front panel; dark brown topstain; 768pp. Hint of sunning to spine panel, with previous owner's attractive bookplate to front pastedown; a very Near Fine copy, clean throughout, with the brown topstain rich in color and completely unfaded. Dustjacket is unclipped, with several tiny edge tears, minute loss to corners, and a subtle hint of sunning to spine; Near Fine. The present example lacks designer Ernst Reichl's name at the lower right corner of the front panel. The author's most enduring work, a towering giant of 20th century literature that needs little explanation, and ranked at the top of The Modern Library's 100 Best Novels list. Slocum & Cahoon A21.

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        The Wizard of Oz Waddle Book

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tender is the Night. A Romance

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1934., 39. FIRST EDITION: 8vo., list of novels, title-page, half-title, 408 pp. With decorations by Edward Shenton. Bound in original dark green cloth with single-line rule to upper cover, titles in gilt to spine. Contents are clean and fine; binding a little bumped and with some localised sunning. Remains a bright copy. A Jazz-Age classic. Connolly 79. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        JAPANESE GOBLIN POETRY: Rendered into English By Lafcadio Hearn and Illustrated by His Own Drawings. Compiled by His Son Kazuo Koizumi.

      A FIRST & ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 500 COPIES Tokyo 1934, - Oyama. White cloth spine over indigo blue Kasuricotton covers, very good, rubbed cover label in two places,else clean, contents clean, 23 tipped-in tissue facsimiliesby Hearn, tall folio. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        The Official Mixer's Manual

      New York: Ray Long & Richard Smith, 1934: First Edition. Hardcover with ring binder interior. Very Good. First page is detached from rings. Pages are toned. Light scuffing and edge wear to cloth. A nice copy of the scarce first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bordures 1934-35.

      O.O. 1934.. 29 x 8cm 107 teils handkol. nn. Bll. Metallnoppen-Heftung (Ecken geknickt, angestaubt und leicht fleckig).,. Französisches Tapeten-Musterbuch aus den 30-er Jahren mit 107, teils handkolorierten und goldgehöhten ornamentalen Papiermustern. - 1 Bl. mit Fehlstelle., alle verso numeriert. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        A Handful of Dust.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1934 - Octavo. Original brown wrappers. Housed in green quarter morocco and yellow cloth slipcase and chemise. Lower wrapper cleanly detached from spine, wrappers very lightly rubbed and creased. Excellent condition. Uncorrected proof. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Das Dritte Reich. Dokumentarische Darstellung des Aufbaues der Nation. Mit Unterstützung des Deutschen Reichsarchivs. Mit zahlr. Bildern und Dokumenten sowie einem Sachregister. 6 Bände + 2 Ergänzungsbände.

      Hummelvlg. o.J. (1934-1940), Bln. - g.e. Gr.-8° Ohldbde. de Drittes Reich - Nationalsozialismus

      [Bookseller: Der Buchfreund]
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        Das Dritte Reich. Dokumentarische Darstellung des Aufbaues der Nation, mit Unterstützung des Deutschen Reichsarchivs. Vollständig in acht Bänden,

      Berlin : Hummelverlag, 1934 - 498, 456, 428, 518, 488, 504, 562, 436 S. Ill. Band I: Das erste Jahr 1933 (455 S.); Band II: Das zweite Jahr 1934 (497 S.); Band III: Das dritte Jahr 1935 (518 S.); Band IV: Das vierte Jahr 1936 (488 S.); Band V: Das fünfte Jahr 1937 (504 S.); Band VI: Das sechste Jahr 1938 (562 S.); Die Kampfjahre 1918 - 1933 ( 427 S.); Das Großdeutsche Reich (früher: Das dritte Reich) Die österreichischen Kampfjahre 1918 - 1938 (436 S.). Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Gebundene Ausgabe, in OVerlagseinband OHLeder schwarz mit gewebebezogenen Deckeln, 17 x 24,5 cm

      [Bookseller: Licus Media]
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        Münchner Illustrierte Presse: 11. Jahrgang 1934 ( Heft 1 - 52; 7. Januar bis 27. Dezember 1934 ). In 2 Bänden aufgebunden.

      Knorr & Hirth, München 1934 - Mit 1712 Seiten und tausenden von schwarz-weißen Abbildungen und Illustrationen, alle Bereiche des Lebens betreffen: Politik, Kultur, Kunst, Wirtschaft, Sport, Militär, Bavarica usw. In 2 roten Halbleinenbänden der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, Folio ( 37 x 28 cm ) Einbände leicht berieben, Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen. Innen Papier durchgehend leicht gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder gering angeknickt, wenige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen im weißen Außenrand. Insgesamt guter Zustand. - selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 7000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Fugitives. The Story of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker

      Dallas: The Ranger Press, Inc., , 1934. As told by Bonnie's Mother (Mrs. Emma Parker) and Clyde's Sister (Nell Barrow Cowan.) Compiled, Arranged, and Edited by … Octavo, original vermilion cloth lettered in black on spine and upper board, with the striking pictorial dust jacket. Dual portrait frontispiece, tail-piece. A very good copy in price-clipped jacket, a little sunned at the spine, a few chips at the edges with no loss to lettering or images, lower panel a little remarked, but remains a very good copy. First edition. Rushed out within two months of the death of the notorious couple in a road-side ambush in Louisiana, this sensational "ghosted" joint biography - drawing credibility, but very little new information from the families - was one of the primary sources of the romantic legend of Bonnie and Clyde. A bright copy.

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        Parker Dam and Appurtenant Works: Schedules, Specifications, and Drawings - Specifications No. 574: Original Copy of the Book Prepared for Construction Bidders

      USA: United States Department of the Interior, Burea of Reclamation. Paperback. 75 pages of detailed text plus dozens of fold-out engineering drawings plus construction program. Somewhat above-average external wear but contents clean and sound. No markings noticed. Binding intact. A wonderfully historic item. . Fair. 1934. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Family Cruise. A Marine Comedy

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the jacket with a sunned spine and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. From the publisher's archive with their stamp to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Thoughts Upon Hunting Kit in a Series of Nine Letters to a Friend

      Millbrook: Privately Printed for the author [by The Derrydale Press], 1934. First edition. No. 117 of 500 copies. Illustrated with photographs, and a drawing by the author. 1 vols. 12mo. In the regular red paper over boards, with white paper printed label on the upper cover. Fine in original glassine (chipped). Bookplate. In our experience this issue is rarer than the deluxe morocco binding. The Rare Issue in Boards This is an almost unprocurable Derrydale Press title. The book appeared in two bindings: red paper boards with a printed white label, and in full leather with gilt medallion on upper cover. Siegel states that "We understand from a reliable source that upon housekeeping after Mr. Reynal's death, a large carton of Thoughts Upon Hunting Kit was taken to the dump ...".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Toxicology of Plants In South Africa

      Central News Agency Ltd, 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Editionthe boards are edge worn and shelf rubbed. edge tears. sunned. marked. old tape residue marks. minor scarring. a bit bumped on the edges. previous owner's inscription. creased. minor tanning. internally clean and tightly bound. Good Copy. [P.K.] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Flora; Inventory No: 46fk.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        3 cartons de vitraux, etudes pour l'eglise paroissiale de St-Ours (ct. de Fribourg). Aquarelles sur dessin originales. Signees en bas a droite 'JE Castella 1934'. Studie für die Glasmalerei der Pfarrkirche von St. Ursen (Kanton Freiburg).

      1934,. 44x7 cm (2x) & 55x7.5 cm (Image du milieu), 3 cartons crayon & aquarelle, encadres ensemble. Sous l'image du milieu, il y a deux noms 'G.E.W. Adolf Josef & Moritz Andrey 1934' et un ecusson en bleu, encadrement baguette bois dore (67x45 cm).. Etude originale de l'artiste pour le vitrail du nouveau choeur de l'eglise paroissiale de St-Ours, transformee et agrandie par l'architecte Augustin Genoud en 1934. Les vitraux du projet furent confies a Jean de Castella et Elisabeth Brügger. Cette etude est assez proche de l'oeuvre realisee. Originalstudie des Künstlers für die Fenster des neuen Chores der Pfarrkirche von St. Ursen, welche 1934 durch den Architekten Augustin Genoud umgebaut und erweitert wurde. Die Glasmalerei für das Projekt wurde Jean de Castella und Elisabeth Brügger anvertraut. Diese Studie ist schon relativ nah am ausgeführten Werk. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Waeber, eglises et chapelles du ct. de Fribourg, 36.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Liebmann Breweries Inc. Calendar for 1934. Map of Manhattan, Principal Sections of Bronx - Queens - Brooklyn./ Map of New York and Vicinity

      Liebmann Breweries, Inc.. 1934.. Color poster calendar 38 1/2 x 25 inches, metal bands at upper and lower edges. Line of small spots across the calendar portion of the poster (appears to be rust marks from being stored rolled with one of the metal bands touching the paper), a couple of tiny edge tears and spots, light creasing from being rolled. Overall in very good condition. Double sided poster calendar with the message "All Roads lead to Rheingold and Gold Old Scotch Ale." On each of the detailed maps of the region the location of the Breweries is prominently marked in red with a star. The Map of New York & Vicinity stretches from Rumson Neck and Sandy Hook to the south, the area just west of Elizabeth, Newark and Paterson to the west, Nyack and Tarrytown in the north and Hempsted in the east. The verso is a detailed street map of Manhattan and part of the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn. A striking piece of interest to both New York City map and brewery collectors. .

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        Map of Greenwich Village Showing some of its Historical, Artistic Literary, Educational, and Religious Places of Interest.

      The Villager. New York. Copyright 1934. - Pictographic / pictorial map with handcolor, 9 1/4 x 10 inches on sheet size 12 1/4 x 14 inches. On a thick paper, map is evenly toned with overall light creasing, 1/4 inch chip to upper left edge , two long tears to lower edge and a few short tears to right edge (all outside map area). A handsome map of Greenwich Village by E. L. Harper with tiny illustrations under a decorative title banner of over fifty churches, museums, and other important buildings. No listings in WorldCat.

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        Epithalamion. A Poem

      (Higham) : Gemini Press , (1934) but 1980. Tall quarto. (51)pp. From an edition of 330 copies, this is one of 280 copies on Basingwerk Parchment. Each of the twenty-three stanzas of the poem is illustrated with a full-page wood-engraving by Hughes-Stanton, who was typical of most of the English wood engravers of his day in that he preferred deep black prints from the blocks. He was the most accomplished artist technically, creating "engravings so fine that it is hard to believe they are wood." While his idiom is is modern, he revived the use of the multiple tool which engraves several parallel lines simultaneously. This produces a variety of textures seldom achieved by others. This is the first of only two books printed under Hughes-Stanton's own Gemini Press imprint. This is the Basilisk Press reissue of the unsold copies from the 1934 printing, of which more than half the edition remained in sheets. Hughes-Stanton has signed the colophon page in graphite, and there is an additional booklet included in the slipcase that provides background into the establishment of the Gemini Press, the printing of this particular title, and a bibliography of Hughes-Stanton's work. Extremely fine in a binding by Paul Collet and David Sellars of brown morocco-trimmed boards and brown morocco lettering piece, housed in a board slipcase.

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        The Barretts of Wimpole Street (Original screenplay for the 1934 film)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Beverly Hills, CA 1934 - Draft script for the 1934 film. Based on the 1930 play by Rudolf Besier. A young invalid poetess begins a romantic relationship with a fellow poet and must combat her overprotective father for the right to live her own life. Nominated for Academy Awards for both Best Picture and Best Actress in a Leading Role. Light blue studio wrappers, rubber-stamped as Vault Copy on the front wrapper, production No. 2015, dated March 20, 1934, with credits for screenwriters Vajda and West. 154 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Plays of Eugene O'Neill (12 Volumes)

      New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. O'Neill has signed Volume 1. Set #179 of 770. Minor foxing to endpapers on some volumes. An exceptional set! Wilderness Edition Frontispiece portrait of Eugene O'Neill. Original gilt stamped terra-cotta cloth with gilt vingette on the front cover of each volume, top edge of text block also gilded. 12 volumes complete.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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