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        Courageous Women

      Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1934. First Edition First Printing. Hardcover. viii, 203 p. 19.6 cm. Sound and square binding in red (maroon) cloth-covered boards. A hint of fading along the top edges and the spine ends, with top edges also slightly grimy. Stained top edge of the text block is partially and a little lightened and scratched. The endpapers have a bit of foxing, more heavy to the rear. The inside pages and text block edges have toned, and just a very few pages have some light soil. The dustjacket has suffered from insect predation, with the front and rear flap folds eaten away from the bottom for a length of 1.5 and 2" respectively, and chewing marks along the fore-edge of the front panel. The other corners and spine ends also have some chipping. The spine is darkened and has several small moisture drip stains. Both panels have darkened to a lesser degree and the rear one has a couple of tiny grease marks. This is the text-only jacket, which is very rare and is a variant of the two known jackets for the first edition. It includes a price of $1.50 on the front flap. The book meets all first edition points of the Lechowicks' collector's guide to Montgomery's work. The dust jacket subtitle reads "Inspiring Biographies of Girls who Grew to be Women of Courage and Achievement". It includes twenty-one essays about notable women, including Laura Secord, Catharine Parr Traill, Helen Keller, Pauline Johnson, Edith Cavell, Marshall Saunders, and others. Maud Montgomery wrote about three women: Mary Slessor of Calabar, Joan of Arc, and Florence Nightingale. This type of writing was not of great interest to Montgomery, but it helped to pay her family's bills in a time of need. .

      [Bookseller: Homeward Bound Books]
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        Sammlung von 20 Elastolin-Spielfiguren aus dem Dritten Reich bzw. Militärkapelle/Spielmannszug des Dritten Reichs.

      - Sammlung von 20 Original-Spielfiguren aus Elastolin aus der Zeit des Dritten Reichs um 1934. Unter den Figuren sind Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, Ernst Röhm, Rudolf Hess (?), Joachim Ribbentropp (?), Benito Mussolini (?) und weitere Politiker wie offenbar Hindenburg und möglicherweise Kaiser Wilhelm II. (?)( in Husarenuniform ) usw. Sowie Figuren eines Militär-Spielmannszuges mit Standartenträger ( NSDAP ), Fahnenträger, Trompeter, Trommler, Tuba ( zweifach ), Flötenspieler, Hornspieler, Tambour, Schellenbaumträger mit Schellenbaum. 9 Figuren der Sammlung stellen Politiker des Dritten Reichs bzw. der damaligen Zeitgeschichte dar, 11 Figuren den Spielmannszug. Höhe meist 7,5 - 8,5 cm mit Sockel, die Figuren mit Standarte oder Schellenbaum bzw. Fahne oder Tambourin teils mit deutlich höherer Gesamthöhe. Die Figuren berieben, teils etwas angestoßen, teils mit deutlichen Gebrauchsspuren ( 2 Figuren beschädigt: linker Arm von A. Hitler hängend da der Gummizug defekt ist ( wohl reparabel ) / linker Arm von J. Goebbels fehlt ), die Figuren meist aber recht guter erhalten, auch der Standartenträger mit Standarte sowie der Fahnenträger etc. Zusammen 20 Figuren, beiliegend ein kleiner Hakenkreuz-Sockel der wohl zum Montieren von Fahnen diente. Zusammen in 2 Pappschachteln. ( Kein Einzelverkauf - Verkauf nur als geschlossenes Konvolut ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Das Dritte Reich. Dokumentarische Darstellung des Aufbaues der Nation. Mit Unterstützung des Deutschen Reichsarchivs. 8 Bände komplett !, Band I bis VI. Die Jahre 1933 bis 1938. 2 Zusatzbände ! 1.: Die Kampfjahre 1918 - 1933. 2.: Das Großdeutsche Reich ( früher: Das Dritte Reich ). Die österreichischen Kampfjahre 1918 - 1938.

      Berlin, Hummelverlag um, 1934 - 455, 497, 518, 488, 504, 562, 427 und 436 Seiten mit jeweils 1 Frontispiz, zahlreichen Bildern und Dokumenten (teilw. faltbar) sowie einem Sachregister, Orig.-Leinen mit Goldprägung, Frakturschrift, Farbkopfschnitt - Buchkanten teilw. leicht berieben, unterer und vorderer Buchschnitt braunfleckig, sonst guter Zustand - 8 Bände, 1934 bis 1940. Z 2 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 8050 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kirchheim]
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        TREATISE ON RIGHT AND WRONG

      Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co., 1934.. 1st edn with author's signed typewritten letter on his Hollins St Baltimore writing paper dated August 17 1946 loosely inserted. 8vo. Original gilt lettered maroon cloth (head and tail of spine lightly bumped - otherwise VG), no dustwrapper. Pp. ix + 277 (fore-edge and prelims spotted; some light pencil marks in margins and addressee's pencilled initials on front paste-down). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        O sztuce nowoczesnej. [The Modern Art.]

      Towarzystwo Bibljofilów, ?ód? 1934 - First edition. Printed in only 300 copies. Printed on handmade paper with elaborated typography. Text in Polish. In publisher's hard paper wrappers. (8), 3-93, (1) p. One of the most important theoretical works on avant-garde and modern art of its time. Contains the essay on modern western art, written by Jan Brz?kowski (1903-1983) the Polish poet and theoretician of art, who was one of the chief figures of the avant-garde circle of Krakow. Leon Chwistek's essay the "Tragedy of Naturalism", Chwistek (1884-1944) was an avant-garde painter and also theoretician of art and founder of the expressionist group the "Formists". Przec?aw Smolik's (1877-1947; ethnographer, writer, bibliophile collector of Asian art) study on art and reality. And the avant-garde painter, typographer and art theorist, W?adys?aw Strzemi?ski's (1893-1952) essay on the modern Polish art. In publisher's hard paper wrappers First edition. Printed in only 300 copies. Printed on handmade paper with elaborated typography. Text in Polish [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        An Exceptional Scrapbook Documenting the West Coast Waterfront Strike of 1934

      San Francisco, 1934. Scrapbook. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. The scrapbook is approximately 11" x 15" and contains over 90 filled pages. Pages are toned and brittle but holding to the binding. The scrapbook cover is covered with pasted-on strike headlines; it is heavily edge-worn with tape mends and reinforcement. Contents are mostly newspaper clippings but include five different Communist Party U.S.A. handbills, one brochure advertising New Masses (a Marxist magazine closely affiliated with the Communist Party U.S.A., one leftist Armory Bulletin encouraging National Guardsmen to refuse orders and support the strikers, and a complete copy of the Western Worker newspaper (the "Western Organ of the Communist Party U. S. A."). A sixteen-page pamphlet, "The San Francisco Strike As I Have Seen It" by George P. Hedley and published by the Conference for Labor's Civil Rights (an organization closely affiliated with the Communist Party U. S. A.), is affixed inside the rear cover. Pencil annotations accompany a few of items. A unique contemporary record of one of the most important American labor actions of the 20th Century.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Essays in Our Changing Order

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1934. Edited by Leon Ardzrooni. Octavo. Original dark green fine-ribbed cloth, titles to spine gilt, single frame to front board in blind. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. American bookseller's ticket partly removed from the front pastedown, Japanese bookseller's ticket to the dust jacket turn in. A superb copy. First edition, first printing of this collection of essays and articles by Veblen (1857-1929), covering a range of economic and philosophic topics, very rare with the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Doctor Martino and Other Stories

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934 Twelvemo. Blue, gilt-stamped cloth; yellow topstain; 371 pp.; dust jacket. A Fine copy with tiny bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. In a Very Good+, slightly rubbed and browning dust jacket, which is unclipped ($2.50); some very light chipping to spine ends. A well-preserved copy of Faulkner's second collection of short stories.

      [Bookseller: D. Anthem, Bookseller]
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        Tender is the Night

      Scribner, NY 1934 - Fitzgerald's fourth novel, with a first printing of 7600 copies (compared with over 20,000 for The Great Gatsby), and the last novel published during his lifetime. Signed by the author: one of 19 copies signed by Fitzgerald in his home at the behest of the book buyer for the Baltimore department store Hochschild, Kohn. Tender is the Night, which Fitzgerald was hoping would redeem his sagging literary reputation, not to mention his dire financial straits, was a commercial failure -- even though today it is viewed as a major, if flawed, literary accomplishment. The book's failure, coming as it did at a time of great desperation -- Zelda was already hospitalized -- helped precipitate Fitzgerald's own mental breakdown, leading to his death in 1940 at the age of 44. Owner signature of Alice H. Green (likely of Baltimore), dated (apparently in error) "Feb, 1934," on the front flyleaf with author signature. Tender is the Night had a publication date of April 12, 1934, and we have found no evidence that copies of the book were available as early as February, although these may have been received by the store and signed by Fitzgerald prior to the official publication date. Trace foxing to edges of text block; shallow insect paths to covers; very good, lacking the dust jacket. Small Hochschild, Kohn label on rear pastedown. A notable rarity signed rather than inscribed: Fitzgerald inscribed a number of copies of this book to friends and other acquaintances, but he was seldom in a position to simply autograph copies of the book, as he did for Hochschild, Kohn, whose employee brought 25 copies to be signed but returned to the store with only 19. The whereabouts of the others are unknown; it's likely they were left with Fitzgerald and became part of the group of copies that he inscribed and gave away. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        De Shootinest Gent'man and other tales. Introduction by Col. Harold P. Sheldon

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition, no. 917 of 950 copies. Illustrated with photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth, with full-color reproduction of canvasback ducks by Dr. Edgar Burke inset in upper cover. Front inner hinge tender, 1934 gift inscription (non-authorial) on flyleaf, else almost fine. First edition of one of the most beloved books of American sporting stories. The title story was first published in Recreation magazine in 1916, collected in John C. Phillips' Classics of the American Shooting Field (1930), and here Connett inaugurated a series of four fine collections of Buckingham's stories.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Tender is the Night

      NY: Scribner. 1934. Fitzgerald's fourth novel, with a first printing of 7600 copies (compared with over 20,000 for The Great Gatsby), and the last novel published during his lifetime. Signed by the author: one of 19 copies signed by Fitzgerald in his home at the behest of the book buyer for the Baltimore department store Hochschild, Kohn. Tender is the Night, which Fitzgerald was hoping would redeem his sagging literary reputation, not to mention his dire financial straits, was a commercial failure -- even though today it is viewed as a major, if flawed, literary accomplishment. The book's failure, coming as it did at a time of great desperation -- Zelda was already hospitalized -- helped precipitate Fitzgerald's own mental breakdown, leading to his death in 1940 at the age of 44. Owner signature of Alice H. Green (likely of Baltimore), dated (apparently in error) "Feb, 1934," on the front flyleaf with author signature. Tender is the Night had a publication date of April 12, 1934, and we have found no evidence that copies of the book were available as early as February, although these may have been received by the store and signed by Fitzgerald prior to the official publication date. Trace foxing to edges of text block; shallow insect paths to covers; very good, lacking the dust jacket. Small Hochschild, Kohn label on rear pastedown. A notable rarity signed rather than inscribed: Fitzgerald inscribed a number of copies of this book to friends and other acquaintances, but he was seldom in a position to simply autograph copies of the book, as he did for Hochschild, Kohn, whose employee brought 25 copies to be signed but returned to the store with only 19. The whereabouts of the others are unknown; it's likely they were left with Fitzgerald and became part of the group of copies that he inscribed and gave away. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Knizni Obalky Josefa Capka

      CAPEK, Josef. Knizni Obalky Josefa Capka. 2 pp. of text and 16 colour plates. Folio, bound in original wrappers in a new cloth box. Prague: Statni Grafica Skola, 1934.An immaculate copy of this scarce collection of impeccable reproductions of book-covers by the important Czech artist and writer Josef Capek, whose work is among the classic examples of Czech avant-garde book design.

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        Männer und Ereignisse unserer Zeit. (vol. 1) . Männer und Ereignisse unserer Zeit. Folge 2. (vol. 2). 2 vol. set (Complete)

      Bilderstelle Lohse [1934], Dresden - "Männer und Ereignisse unserer Zeit" (Men and Events of Our Time) is a striking iconography of the Nazis taking over Germany. The 410 b/w photographic reproductions featured in this work cover the first 16 months of the Nazi regime. Figures such as Karl Ernst and Ernst Röhm (victims of the Night of the Long Knives) still have their place in these cigarette card albums.- Volume I: [10]pp (text), [42] leaves with tipped on to recto side only. Original wrappers with gold lettering on front cover. Tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Adolf Hitler. Album complete with its 250 numbered and captioned photo illustrations of Nazi leaders and public figures, as well as pictures documenting Hitler's first months in power. Photos are about 2-1/4 by 3-1/4 inches. Minor shelf wear. Tiny chipping at head and tail of spine. Pages slightly rippled due to the glue used to paste the photographs. Text in German, Gothic script. Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good, photographs in very good condition.- Volume II: [8]pp (text), [27] leaves with tipped on to recto side only. Original wrappers with gold lettering on front cover, and black lettering on spine. Tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Reichspräsident Paul von Hindenburg. Album complete with its 160 numbered and captioned photo illustrations documenting the men and events in Germany from October 2, 1933 (Hindenburg's 86th birthday) up to June 14, 1934 (Hitler's visit to Mussolini in Venice). Photos are about 2-1/4 by 3-1/4 inches. Minor shelf wear. Lower corner of front wrap, and fore-edge of text pages slightly creased. Text in German, Gothic script. Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good, photographs in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Appointment in Samarra (Books into Film, First Edition)

      Harcourt Brace & Company, 1934, Wraps, Book Condition: at least Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Advance Review CopyIllustrated self-wraps (i.e. bound by publisher by gluing the first state dust jacket to the spine of the text block), 8vo (8 inches tall), pp. (viii), 301. This first state of the wrappered Presentation Issue precedes the second state, which lacks the "PRESENTATION EDITION" portion of the "PRESENTATION EDITION / NOT TO BE SOLD" statement, found on the special first gathering page of the first issue. Very Good or better in self-wrappers as issued, with the same wrap-around speedster jacket illustration as the dust jacket that was released on the first edition. Volume with a bump to the head of spine and a resultant short crack to the top front hinge, light edge wear and some fraying along bottom edge of jacket, light soil to rear panel. Date stamp of "JUL 30 1934" with a small number notation in ink to ffep - likely placed by the publisher, thus predating Samarra's official publication date of Aug. 16, 1934 by two weeks. A very presentable copy of a scarce and fragile item. Authors first novel and No. 22 on the Modern Library's list of the best 100 novels of the 20th century. The story describes how, over the course of three days, Julian English destroys himself with a series of impulsive acts, culminating in suicide. Features the iconic DJ design of Alfred Maurer. Preceded by only a small shipboard newsletter that O'Hara edited. Ref. Bruccoli, A2.1.a; Ahearn 002b.

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        Talking Picture

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Appointment in Samarra

      Harcourt, Brace and Company 1934 - First Edition, First Printing. A stunning First Issue dustjacket that has benefitted from professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or pieces missing. The book is in fabulous condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation and presentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. First Edition, so stated. Authors first novel and No. 22 on the Modern Library's list of the best 100 novels of the 20th century; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages .

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        Collection of German-Britain Youth Exchange Documents

      NP 1934–1936, NP - Various seizes and formats. Collection of some thirty ephemera and documents, including original photographs, relating to the German-British Youth Exchange in the mid 1930s. The exchange programs between Germany and England were initiated in 1934 and discontinued in 1939. This private collection contains pertinent periodicals, e.g. two bilingual copies of "Unser Lager - Our Camp," issues one and two. The issues contain English as well as German contributions which are not translated but stand on their own in each respective language, reports of participants, book reviews, and songs with lyrics and scores. Initiated by the German Jochen Benemann in conjunction with like minded English counterparts slowly building up the corresponding institutions. Stays in a camp lasted up to six weeks and were popular among the participants. The contributions express respect for the two great nations as much as willingness to cooperate but also state the differences between the two countries in surprisingly clear fashion. Both issues are illustrated with in-text b/w photographs of Youth Camp activities. The additional copy of "Deutsch-Englische Hefte - Anglo-German Journal" form 1936, issue four, also is bilingual in the same fashion and similar content illustrated with b/w photographs of youth activities during camps in England. A copy of the Southern Daily Echo from March 30, 1935 features a front page Youth-Camp article with photograph and a copy of the pamphlet "Anglo-German Camps," a collection of reports from three Youth-Camps in Germany (Hamburg, Thuringia, and Munich, all 1934) by Jochen Benemann, with in-text b/w photographs, published by the Anglo-American Bureau in London. Quoting from a printed letter of Barclay Baron: "The clear intention (of the Youth Camps) is that young Englishmen should not only get into friendly touch with young Germans, but should learn from them what are the ideas and ideals for which Nazi Germany claims to stand." This pamphlet contains an introduction by Jochen Benemann and the program for 1935 Youth Camps with one camp scheduled in England and three in Germany. A printed account of the 1935 Youth camp in Dorchester, at the invitation of the 5th Dorchester Troop Boy Scouts, completes the group of official publications. The second group contains official correspondence with the Reichsjugendführung, Abteilung Ausland (Reichs Youth Leadership, Foreign Department), newspaper clippings from English and German newspapers on the subject, 11 original b/w photographs of Youth Camp activities, two typed "adventure" reports, one describing a visit at the Mayor of Bournmouth, the other a report of a typical day in a Youth Camp in Southern England, both typed with corrections, a set of seven mimeographed pages of German songs with heroic and nationalistic content, and entertaining, traditional English songs, a copy of a standard temporary admission certificate to the Deutsche Glaubensbewegung, a folkloristic oriented religious movement dismissive of Christianity, attempting to replace it with Aryan-Nordic ideas. The form is not filled out. The Deutsche Glaubensbewegung sought to establish itself as a religious organization equal to the major churches. It was infiltrated by the SS, who demanded a tougher stand against the Pope in Rome, and eventually taken over by the Nazis in 1936. and a mimeographed 4" x 8" flyer by supporters of the K.P.D. (Communist Party of Germany) agitating against Völkerbund (League of Nations) and the Hitler Government suggesting that "exploited workers" and the "deceived rural population" vote against the Hitler government. In addition to the publications and official documents a third group contains typical guides, e.g. London subway, a prospectus of the Southampton Docks and Railway, a Dorchester Official Guide, menus, etc. A representative collection of some 30 documents covering the practical as well as the ideological structure of this bilateral program. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        [Text in Russian] Ukazatel 15 Let Kominterna 1919-1934

      Moscow: Vsesoiunaia Spravochnaie Karoteka Ogiz'a, 1934. A complete training course for would-be Comintern Party members, condensing the accumulated wisdom of the first 15 years of Soviet history into a series of flash-cards, each headlined with a revolutionary slogan with explanatory text following. Useful for understanding the myriad shifts in position that accompanied the Third Period and the first years of Stalin's leadership. Likely prepared for distribution at the Comintern's Seventh World Congress of 1935, an event immortalized in Leon Trotsky's scathing (and ultimately fatal) polemic "On the Seventh Congress of the Comintern." First edition, illustrated tan cloth clam-shell box (14.5x11.5x6cm), containing 227 loose cards and errata list and 15pp. introductory pamphlet. Light wear and soil to box; convents Very Good and apparently complete, contents conforming to all catalogued copies listed in OCLC.

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        Days without end

      1934. O'NEILL, Eugene. Days Without End. 157, [1] pp. 8vo., bound in original blue cloth with dust-jacket depicting Lee Simonson's illustration for the production. New York: Random House, 1934. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. Presentation Copy. Inscribed within the first month of publication: "To Michael Williams, from the world's best long-range book-borrower! Eugene O'Neill, Jan. '34." O'Neill's "modern miracle play" wherein the hero is "irresistibly attracted to Catholicism." Two actors portray the conflicting sides of the protagonist. Dust wrapper with some minor nicks at head and tail, overall a fine copy. Whereas copies of the limited signed edition are common on the market, presentation copies are very rare. Atkinson A34-I-1.a.

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        Autograph Letter Signed "J. Charcot" to M. Le Guillou Written shortly after Charcot became Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour].

      1934 - 3 May 1934. Neuilly-sur-Seine, Small Octavo (ca. 21x13,5 cm). 2 pp. Violet ink on watermarked laid paper with printed letterhead "29, Rue St. James, Neuilly-S-Seine, Maillot 04-87". Worn with repaired tears on folds, otherwise a very good letter. In his letter Jean-Baptiste Charcot thanks his correspondent for "your amicable congratulations for my promotion to the Legion of Honour, your congratulations were particularly dear to me In all cases I renew the expression of my gratitude as I keep the best memories of our encounters and our collaboration. Your friendship is very important to me and I hope that in the future we'll be able to meet again, and this will always be a great pleasure to me" [in translation]. Charcot became a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour on 6 March 1934. This award was apparently related to his successful East Greenland expedition in July-August 1933, to relief the research party at the French Second International Polar Year station "Paul Doumer" in the Scoresby Sound. Jean-Baptiste Charcot "is most famous for being appointed leader of the French Antarctic Expedition with the ship Français exploring the west coast of Graham Land in 1904-1907. The expedition reached Adelaide Island in 1905 and took pictures of the Palmer Archipelago and Loubet Coast. From 1908 until 1910, another expedition followed with the ship Pourquoi-Pas, exploring the Bellingshausen Sea and the Amundsen Sea and discovering Loubet Land, Marguerite Bay and Charcot Island, which was named after his father, Jean-Martin Charcot" (Wikipedia). "The expedition [of 1908-1910] had made an impressive contribution to Antarctic geography and had surveyed some 2000 kilometers of unknown or partially-known coastline with an accuracy unchallenged for several decades. The scientific material, together with its 3000 photographs, filled twenty-eight volumes of reports In the eyes of many contemporary historians, Charcot's contribution to Antarctic science outweighs all others" (Howgego, 1850 to 1940. The Oceans, Islands and Polar regions, C9). Charcot was a member of the French Academy of Sciences (1926), the Academy of Medicine (1930), and the Royal Naval Academy of France. He was a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor and received gold medals of the geographical societies of Paris, London, New York, Brussels, Antwerp, St. Petersburg and others. The French Academy of Sciences awarded him the first biennial prize of the Prince of Monaco in 1925.

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        Appointment in Samarra

      New York: Harcourt,Brace and Company, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Stated First Edition with classic design by Alfred Maurer on front cover of dust jacket, price of $2.50 on flaps, first state dust jacket and RECENT FICTION listed on back. Black cloth with gilt on spine; some mottling on black cloth; two spots, front and back. Octavo, 301pp. Tipped in insert credits the quotation on title page to a play by W. Somerset Maugham scheduled to be published in fall of 1934 by Doubleday. Dust jacket now in mylar sleeve, has crumbled along front edge; is missing 1" in upper front cover and at top of spine; also missing some paper at base of spine and along front edge of back cover (see photographs.) Light foxing. John O'Hara's first novel.

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        Letters to a Young Poet

      W. W. Norton, New York 1934 - 1st edn American, VG/G+ with interesting dj that shows wear along edges and chips to spine. Front panel has drawing of violin in ink in case on chair in pencil with bookish background possibly drawn by one of two New Yorkers mentioned in enclosed letter. Dated Vienna 1945 from Walter Fleisher (formerly NY Times reporter) to Leon Bellin (noted artist). Small colour sketch included by Fleisher and his comments about Vienna of the period and its music scene (I.e., violin) suggest link to cover sketch either of these men who were then in the US military having drawn it. DJ flap prices book at $2.50. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. 84 of 500 copies. Illustrated with photographs, and a drawing by the author. 1 vols. 12mo. In the deluxe binding of full straight grain morocco with gilt intaglio medallion of a hunt button on upper cover. Head and foot of spine frayed, else fine, in brown morocco-backed folding case. RARE. 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. Both are rare, and, although the number in the deluxe leather binding is not known, it may be presumed to be rarer than those in boards. Indeed, aside from its intrinsic rarity (Siegel states that "upon Connett's death, a large carton of these were taken to the dump..."), it is the only presentation copy we have ever seen. The inscription (on the colophon) reads: "To The Spitteriges, With many remembrances from the author. Eugene S. Reynal.".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        North American Big Game. Official Measurement Records, Compiled ... for the Boone and Crockett Club and the National Collection of Heads and Horns of the New York Zoological Society

      Bridgeport, CT: Published by Remington Arms Company, printed by The Derrydale Press, 1934. First edition. Frontispiece by Carl Rungius, 12 photographic plates, and line drawings in text. 38, [10] pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Original green pictorial wrappers. A fine copy, in green cloth slipcase. A fine, fresh copy of a rare and desirable Derrydale, of which Siegel says "The scarcity of this work is due to its extremely low survival rate. Our estimate is that fewer than one hundred copies survive today"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Jahrgänge 1 - 37 (1933-1968) und 2 Registerbände. Zus. 39 Bände.,

      Zürich, Rascher, 1934-1970. - *Vollständige Reihe des Jahrbuchs bis 1968. Zwei der frühen Jahrgänge in zweiter Auflage. - Kleiner unauffälliger Stempel auf den Titeln, insgesamt sauber und sehr gut erhalten (unbenutzt) in den originalen Verlagseinbänden. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 25000 Orig.-Leinenbände mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        My Horse Warrior

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.. Hardcover. 160 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Author's story of his horse, Warrior. "... We have had many adventures together, wonderful adventures, glorious adventures. In the late War nearly all his comrades were killed, and nearly all of mine, but we both survived, and largely because of him. It is with a sense of duty that I write this story, the story of Warrior, my faithful friend, who never failed and never feared." - from page 47. Binding tight. Unmarked. Blue boards shiny and bright with light wear to extremities. Bit of soiling to fore-edge. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy of this treasured work. . Very Good. 1934. Second Printing.

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        Jahrgänge 1 - 37 (1933-1968) und 2 Registerbände. Zus. 39 Bände.

      Zürich, Rascher, 1934-1970.. Orig.-Leinenbände mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel.. *Vollständige Reihe des Jahrbuchs bis 1968. Zwei der frühen Jahrgänge in zweiter Auflage. - Kleiner unauffälliger Stempel auf den Titeln, insgesamt sauber und sehr gut erhalten (unbenutzt) in den originalen Verlagseinbänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        The Rock

      Faber & Faber, London 1934 - Grey paper covered boards with blue lettering to spine. Slight browning to spine and to outer edges of boards. Occasional marginalia in light pencil. Dustjacket has some browning to the spine panel and some wear to the outer corners and a little chipping to the upper edge of the rear panel and head of spine panel. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        My Horse Warrior

      Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., London, 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Second Printing, Illustrated By: Munnings, A.J.Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 160 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Author's story of his horse, Warrior. "... We have had many adventures together, wonderful adventures, glorious adventures. In the late War nearly all his comrades were killed, and nearly all of mine, but we both survived, and largely because of him. It is with a sense of duty that I write this story, the story of Warrior, my faithful friend, who never failed and never feared." - from page 47. Binding tight. Unmarked. Blue boards shiny and bright with light wear to extremities. Bit of soiling to fore-edge. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A quality copy of this treasured work.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        The Official Mixer's Manual

      Ray Long & Richard Smith 1934 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE CASES OF SUSAN DARE

      Published for The Crime Club, Inc., by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY 1934 - Cloth. Story collection. Queen's Quorum #88. Susan Dare is a mystery writer who solves crimes on the side. Pronzine and Muller (eds.), 1001 Midnights, pp. 226. "Her dialogue is natural and unhurried and serves to reiterate, rather than advance, the plot, permitting Eberhart to intensify the suspense while slowing the pace to allow for character development. These skills.make Eberhart an important writer in the field of detective fiction." Magill (ed.): Critical Survey of Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 562-67. Lower right front corner slightly bumped, some light rubbing to cloth, a very good copy in a very good price clipped dust jacket with shelf wear to spine ends with some light chipping, some light over rubbing to jacket. An uncommon QQ book in jacket. (16248) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Week-End in Town

      London: Geoffrey Bles,, 1934. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Newsagent's ink stamp to front free endpaper. Spots of dampstain to spine and edges of boards, lower edges rubbed, contents toned. A very good copy in the very lightly rubbed and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        'T. E. Lawrence' - In Arabia and After (T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia)

      Jonathan Cape, 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First Edition, First PrintingRed cloth over boards, title stamped in gilt onto top board and spine, publisher's device blind stamped onto bottom board, top edge stained red, 8vo (8-5/8 inches tall), pp. 454, illustrations, B&W photos (some by Lawrence), maps (most are fold-out), Index. Volume about fine with slight bow to bottom board and faint toning to text block. Price-intact DJ has just a touch of soil to rear panel, insignificant edge wear and a little fading to green bars on spine. A scarce first printing of this famous biography, still in it's original and unsophisticated DJ. Ref. O'Brien E058.

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books]
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        An Exceptional Scrapbook Documenting the West Coast Waterfront Strike of 1934.

      San Francisco 1934 - The scrapbook is approximately 11" x 15" and contains over 90 filled pages. Pages are toned and brittle but holding to the binding. The scrapbook cover is covered with pasted-on strike headlines; it is heavily edge-worn with tape mends and reinforcement. Contents are mostly newspaper clippings but include five different Communist Party U.S.A. handbills, one brochure advertising New Masses (a Marxist magazine closely affiliated with the Communist Party U.S.A., one leftist Armory Bulletin encouraging National Guardsmen to refuse orders and support the strikers, and a complete copy of the Western Worker newspaper (the "Western Organ of the Communist Party U. S. A."). A sixteen-page pamphlet, "The San Francisco Strike As I Have Seen It" by George P. Hedley and published by the Conference for Labor's Civil Rights (an organization closely affiliated with the Communist Party U. S. A.), is affixed inside the rear cover. Pencil annotations accompany a few of items. A unique contemporary record of one of the most important American labor actions of the 20th Century. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        MANUAL OF MYIOLOGY, 12 Parts, complete (bound in 4 thick volumes)

      São Paulo, Brazil: Charles Townsend and Filhos Itaquaquectuba, 1934-1942.. A clean, near fine set.. Pp. 274, 289, 9 full page plates; 255; 303; 232; 246; 428; 405; 270; 334; 330; 349, 84 full page photo plates, half-tones and line drawings; 14 (corrigenda for all parts). Later cognac-brown cloth, spine gilt-lettered, lg 8vo. A massive reference work of 3,200 pages that presents keys to all the genera of the Diptera. Though published in Brazil, the text is entirely in English. Rare work, seldom offered. 12 parts bound in 4 volumes.  The 12 parts are Part I: Development and Structure, 1934; Part II: Muscoid Classification and Habits, 1935; Part III: Oestroid Classification and Habits: Gymnosomatidae to Tachinidae, 1936; Part IV: Oestroid Classification and Habits: Dexiidae and Exoristidae, 1936; Part V: Muscoid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Glossinini to Agriini, 1937; Part VI: Muscoid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Stephanostomatini to Moriniini, 1938; Part VII: Oestroid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Gymnosomatini to Senostomatini, 1938; Part VIII: Oestroid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Microtropesini to Voriini, 1939; Part IX: Oestroid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Thelairini to Clythoini, 1939; Part X: Oestroid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Anacamptomyiini to Frontinini, 1940; Part XI: Oestroid Generic Diagnoses and Data: Goniini to Trypherini, 1941; and Part XII: General Consideration of the Oestromuscaria, 1942.

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        Photograph Signed, soft sepia toned, publicity still, 8 x 10, from the film, "The Old Fashioned Way" (1934)

      - Fields is shown full length in costume as a vaudevillian, on stage, holding a top hat and sporting a large comical flower on his lapel. To the right of his image, he writes, "To my friend.with happy memories of a town in South Africa and elsewhere, Best Wishes, W. C. Fields." Film credits are included on the lower white margin, "W. C. Fields in 'The Old Fashioned Way." with Baby Leroy.A Paramount Picture."

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Frankenstein

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas,, 1934. or The Modern Prometheus. Octavo, (240 x 157mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, title block to spine silver, twin rule to turn-ins silver, marbled endpapers, silver edges. With engravings on wood by Lynd Ward. A fine copy. First Lynd Ward illustrated edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Death Ship: The Story of an American Sailor

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. First English edition. Hardcover. Very good/good +. 311 pp. Octavo [21.5 cm]; full brick red cloth, gold stamping to spine, publisher's red topstain matches cloth. Clean and solid text. Text block leaning forward a bit, cloth lightly faded at spine. In the uncommon dust jacket, complete, but with some sunning, wear, and rubbing at spine and edges. The dust jacket folds are starting to split. First English language edition of this novel, preceding the first American edition by several months. Traven's most brilliant novel. A sardonic work about identity and a satire on faceless bureaucracy. The American sailor, Gales, has no papers; therefore, in the eyes of the authorities, he does not exist. In order to escape from Europe he is forced to sign aboard a "Death Ship" -- a dark comedy of errors ensues. The Death Ship/Das Totenschiff was originally written in English in 1923 or 1924. Traven translated it into German at the request of Buchergilde Gutenberg editor Ernst Preczang who was impressed by the serialization of Die Baumwollpflucker in Vorwarts. Das Totenschiff was then published in Berlin by Buchergilde Gutenberg in 1926. It was the first book to appear under the Traven name and its success established Traven's reputation. "The first English language edition, The Death Ship, was a translation from German by Eric Sutton published by Chatto & Windus in January 1934. Several months later an English language version by Traven was published by Knopf." Treverton 31.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Tiger Girl

      Philip Allan & Co, 1934. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1934. 252 pages. No dust jacket. Orange cloth cover with black lettering. Scarce title. Clean pages with no markings or annotations however the pages are foxed. Former owner's small neat inscription on the flyleaf. Tanned end papers and spotting to the page edges. Moderate wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners.Sunning to the spine and board edges and crushing to the spine ends.Some soiling to the boards. Please contact us if you have any specific queries on the condition prior to your purchase.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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