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        The common sense of nudism

      London : T. W. Laurie Ltd 1934 - Physical desc.: 165 p : front., plates ; 19 cm. Subjects: Nudism. Sun-baths. Notes: English nudist and sun-bathing societies: their policies and aims: p. 159-162. The antiquity of nudity - The evolution of clothing - Sex and nudity. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 1 Kg. 165 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Without Armor

      New York: William Morrow. 1934. First. First American edition, published in Britain of Knight Without Armour. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Jacket art by H.S. Woerner. Basis for the 1937 film directed by Jacques Feyder, adapted by Frances Marion, and featuring Marlene Dietrich and Robert Donat. Dietrich herself claimed to have directed a few scenes of this rousing film of the Russian Revolution, to the delight of the film's producer, Alexander Korda, who on seeing the footage told his star, "You can direct here any time you want." A superb copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        It's a Battlefield

      London, William Heinemann,, 1934. Octavo, pp. 275. Bound in recent full dark blue morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, original cloth spine bound in at back. Inscribed on the title page "For Koos from Graham Greene". A little scattered spotting, signs of removal of rubber stamp from title page, otherwise a very good copy. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        18 POEMS

      LONDON The Sunday Referee and The Parton Bookshop Parton Street WC1 1934, 1934The First issue FIRST EDITION of the authors important first book, with flat back and without the later advertisement leaf [Rolph 1956] one of only 250 copies published a month after his 20th birthday. A clean sound copy but with a light staining to the gutter caused by the binders glue. Inscribed " To Peggy with best wishes Xmas 1945 Berry." and the neat signature of the contemporary Welsh poet Herbert W. Corby to the paste down.

      [Bookseller: John L Capes [Books Maps & Prints]]
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        The plays of Eugene O'Neill [complete in 12 volumes]

      New York, C. Scribner's sons [1934-35], 1934, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Wilderness editionSIGNED by the author in volume 1. The Wilderness edition "printed from type now destroyed" - limited to 770 copies - this is no. 437. Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Gilt motifs to spines and front panels. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 12v. plates, ports. 25 cm. Contents: I. Strange interlude --II. Mourning becomes Electra --III. The Emperor Jones. Ah, wilderness! --IV. All God's chillun got wings. Lazarus laughed --V. "Marco Millions." "The hairy ape" --VI. Beyond the horizon. Welded --VII. Dynamo. Diff'rent --VIII. The straw. "The first man" --IX. Days without end. Gold --X. The great god Brown. "Anna Christie" --XI. Desire under the elms. The fountain --XII. Nine one-act plays. Genre: American literature -- Drama and theatre -- Eugene O'Neill -- Collected works. Notes: Decorative title pages.

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        The Casino Murder Case

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1934. First. First edition. A very good copy with some smudging and light staining in a supplied but sympathetic, very good, price-clipped dustwrapper with slight internal stains. Inscribed by the author: "To Dr. Hugh Stott Taylor With great appreciation for his gracious assistance, and with warm personal regards. S.S. Van Dine." The English-born Taylor was a chemist who spent much of his life at Princeton, and who in World War II played a prominent role in the American scientific effort, directing a number of research projects, and contributing to the development of the atomic bomb with his discovery of the most effective catalyst for producing heavy water. He was knighted by both the Queen and the Pope in the same month. A Chair in chemistry is named for him at Princeton. The inscription would seem to indicate that Taylor provided advice to Van Dine about the novel (or at least to Willard Huntington Wright, as Van Dine was a pseudonym). A Philo Vance novel, filmed in 1935 with Paul Lukas as Vance, starring opposite Rosalind Russell in one of her earliest roles. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The empty bed [wood engraving]

      [London: n.p.. ca.1934]. "Number 2 of 20 proofs, numbered and signed ""Eric G"" in pencil along lower edge of image; single off-white sheet measuring 9.1 x 5.5 inches, printed in black and showing an unmade bed, bookcase, window, small table, and rug from a variety of perspectives, making for an Escher-esque viewing experience; a few small brown spots in the generous lower margin, not affecting image, otherwise very good. ""The Empty Bed"" appears on page 39 of The Constant Mistress (Golden Cockerel Press, 1934) by Gill's sister, Enid Clay, illustrating the poem, ""The Young Girl's Room."" Gill Bibliography 293."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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      Paul Szolnay Verlag, 1934, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Signed by Felix SaltenSize: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, An early printing of this beloved children's story. Extremely scarce, even unsigned. The book was suppressed by the Nazis and Salten fled to Switzerland [1938] shortly after this printing in 1934. This copy is clean, square, sharp.and tight. Publisher's advertisement laid in, Book

      [Bookseller: brooklyn books]
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        [Manuscript translation]: Und Nun Lebewohl [And Now Good-Bye]

      (1934). First. Manuscript translation. Octavo. Half brown morocco and cloth gilt in custom sloth slipcase. Front hinge very slightly tender, still just about fine. Beautifully handwritten translation of Hilton's 1932 novel into German, hand-dated in 1934, and beautifully bound as well. Although published in Germany in English by Tauchnitz in 1932, we can find no German translation of this novel before 1949. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PAPIERS POSTHUMES. Avec une photographie inédite par MAN RAY.

      1934 - A Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1934. In-8 (145 X 213) broché, couverture rempliée ; portrait-frontispice, 112 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE. Tirage limité à 308 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci UN des 300 numérotés sur vélin de MONTGOLFIER. Ouvrage bien complet du beau portrait photographique de l'auteur réalisé par MAN RAY, sous serpente. Plats et dos légèrement brunis, sinon exemplaire en BEL ETAT, non rogné et sans la moindre rousseur. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nocturnes. With Lithograhs by Lind Ward.

      New York, Equinox Cooperative Press, 1934.. Erste englische Ausgabe. 61 Seiten mit den Illustrationen des bekannten amerikanischen Künstlers Lynd Ward, der 1926 für ein Jahr nach Europa und dort insbesondere an die Leipziger Akademie der Künste ging. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Illustrierter Original-Ganz-Leineneinband.. ausgezeichnetes Exemplar mit leicht lichtschattigen Rändern. Nr. 8 von 990 Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 1000). Druckvermerk mit der Bleistiftsignatur "Thomas Mann". Alle in dieser Novellensammlung enthaltenen Texte erstmalig in englischer Übersetzung. Übersetzt von H. T. Lowe-Porter. Bürgin IV, 484. Potempa II, T 296. Paul Thomas Mann (* 6. Juni 1875 in Lübeck - + 12. August 1955 in Zürich) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, der unter der nationalsozialistischen Herrschaft 1933 in die Schweiz emigrierte und 1939 in die USA zog. 1944 wurde er amerikanischer Staatsbürger, kehrte aber 1952 in die Schweiz zurück. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Erzählern deutscher Sprache im 20. Jahrhundert. Für seinen ersten Roman Buddenbrooks (1901) erhielt er 1929 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Es folgten Novellen und Erzählungen wie Tonio Kröger, Tristan und Der Tod in Venedig. 1924 wurde der monumentale Roman Der Zauberberg veröffentlicht, mit dem Mann die Tradition des europäischen Bildungsromans fortführte.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Adirondack Mountain Club Guide to Adirondack Trails: Northeastern Section

      Albany NY: Adirondack Mountain Club, 1934. 1st. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. A very nice copy of this first edition. The guidebook is still published by the Adirondack Mountain Club, although now it is in its 15th edition and has spawned a huge series of books each dedicated to a different part of the park. Dark green paper wraps with light wear, but otherwise very presentable and well preserved. Both front and rear hinges have reinforcing tape (archival quality repair cloth) inside the cover, but I have seen this on every copy of this book I have sold and it seems it was produced this way. Previous owner's name and some small notations inside on title page, along with a couple of other small notations. Page edges with wear and some very small tears. The pages, text and maps are in otherwise in good or better condition. The maps appear almost unused. The first map is a "Key Map of the Adirondack Park" showing the boundaries and a key the USGS quadrangles. The second is a full fold out map of high peaks trails. The map is black and white with red trails, and covers the quadrangles of Saranac, Lake Placid, Ausable, Santanoni, Mt. Marcy and Elizabethtown. It is wonderful to compare trail maps and see which trails still exist. Also included is a section on a recommended Adirondack library, again very interesting to see what was recommended at that time. Please see image of cover. 116 pages.

      [Bookseller: Zephyrus Books]
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        Les lacs des Pyrénées Françaises

      Edouard Privat et Henri Didier 1934 - A Toulouse chez Edouard Privat & à Paris chez Henri Didier, 1934. Grand in-8 (20 x 25 cm), 311 pages, illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice, préface de E.-A. MARTEL qui reproduit le plan de l'ouvrage projeté, très nombreuses illustrations photographiques. Ouvrage rare, édition originale. Bien complet de ses pages et illustrations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Théodore]
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        FILI. Rivista mensile di lavori d’ago diretta da Emilia Rosselli, edita a Milano da Editoriale Domus.

      Domus,, Milano, - in folio, fascicoli di circa 60 pp. cad. + pagine di pubblicità all’inizio e al fine, bross. orig. con belle copertine a colori. Con moltiss. ill. in b/n e a colori. Buono stato di conservazione. Disponibili (i numeri indicano i mesi): 1934 : 4; 1935 : 6; 1937 : 1-2-3-4-5-6 (doppio)-7-8-9-10-11-12; 1938 : 1-2-3-4-5-6-8-10-11-12; 1939 : 1-2-3-4-5-6-10-11; 1940 : 1-2-3-4-5-7-9-11; 1941 : 2 (doppio)-5-7-8-9-10-12; 1942 : 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11; 1943 : 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12; 1944 : 1-2-3-4-6. Tot. 77 fascicoli. Il prezzo si riferisce al lotto indivisibile.

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        ABC of Reading

      London; Routledge; 1934; - 1st ed.; VG in VG DJ with slight soiling to white cvrs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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        I, Claudius. Together with: Claudius The God

      London: Arthur Baker, 1934., 1934. FIRST EDITIONS. 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in half blue oasis morocco with traditional raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines; cloth boards; top edges gil. Internally clean but for the faintest of spotting to prelims of volume ones, externally fine. A handsome copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Both titles won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for 1934. 'I Claudius' won the 1935 Hawthornden Prize (the oldest of the major British literary Prizes); listed in Time Magazine's 100 Best Modern Novels.

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        I, Claudius; from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born B.C. 10, murdered and deified A.D. 54

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. Very Good- in Very Good dj. 1934. 2nd printing. Hardcover. NOISBN . [light wear to book at extremities, binding just starting to crack between first and section signatures (with slight misalignment of first and second signatures visible at fore-edge), slight indentation and dampstain at top edge of rear cover, light foxing to top edge and fore-edge; jacket shows some wear along top and bottom edges, slight fading at spine, light soiling to rear panel]. (B&W photographs) Biographical/historical fiction at its very finest, not only a compelling read itself but also the basis for one of the most highly-regarded television adaptations of all time, the 1976 BBC production starring Derek Jacobi in the title role. The rather droll jacket blurb catches the spirit of the goings-on wonderfully: "The action is alternately strange, tragic and ludicrous, for Rome knows herself under a long-standing curse ... and has lost all moral self-control. Poison, blasphemy, treachery, incest, black magic, unnatural vice flourish. Insane cruelties are committed. Nobody seems to care." Very uncommon in the original dust jacket, by an uncredited artist who makes old Claudius look like a fairly benign guy. .

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        For the Defence Dr Thorndyke Signed R Austin Freeman

      UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1934. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. For the Defence Dr Thorndyke by R Austin Freeman Signed First Edition Hodder & Stoughton 1934. No inscriptions, lightly marked boards in a near fine pictorial dust jacket. Includes loosely inserted letter HAND WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY R. AUSTIN FREEMAN, in response to an autograph request, dated 1934 - scarce thus.

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        Ninety-Two Days

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.,, 1934. The Account of a Tropical Journey Through British Guiana and Part of Brazil. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in green, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine very slightly rolled. Cloth fresh, an absolutely stunning copy in the bright dust jacket with only a few tiny nicks and short splits, uncommon in such nice condition. First US edition, first printing, originally published in London in 1934.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - DISNEY,WALT. MICKEY MOUSE WADDLE BOOK. NY: Blue Ribbon (1934). 4to, pict. boards, slightest of margin fingering else near FINE IN DUSTWRAPPER (dw chipped and dusty). The first ever "waddle" book in which die-cut figures can be assembled and actually move without contrivances. Instructions for assembling are in the rear. Illus. by the Disney Studios with color endpapers, 12 bright full color illustrations and many b&w's. Although the waddles are not present, with this copy we offer ORIGINAL WADDLE WATERCOLOR FIGURES BY THE DESIGNER FRED VOGES! Included are 2 waddle figures used as prototypes for the book - Mickey Mouse and a Bandit Rooster (the second not used in the book). Each figure is complete in 5 and 4 pieces repectively, but without the metal connections. Instead there are little slats cut in that allow the pieces to stand. Also included is the original letter of provenance describing how these come from the home of Fred Voges, one of the foremost designers of paper and diecast toys. He was involved in the design of Blue Ribbon pop-ups and the rare Waddle books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        The Universities of Italy; Fascist University Groups

      [Bergamo, Printing Works Of The Istituto Italiano D?arti Grafiche, 1934], 1934, Hardback, First EditionNear fine copy in the original gilt-blocked linen cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans and additional detail on request. ; 382 pages; Description: 2 p. L. , vii-xvi, 382 p. Plates (part col. ) facsims. 30 cm. Subjects: Universities and colleges --Italy. One of 2 copies presented to President ROOSEVELT by the Italian Govt. And subsequently presented to Cardinal Hayes (N. Y. ) . Original letter from previous owner outlining provenence enclosed.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      New York:: Viking Press,. 1934. First edition, fourth printing. INSCRIBED "To Esther Muir -- With all good wishes. Dorothy Parker." Muir was a Broadway and film actress who co-starred in the stage and movie versions of the Marx Brothers, "A Day at the Races," and many other plays and movies. Cloth a little darkened on spine with a few minor water stains; in price-clipped dust jacket with few small pieces of tape on verso, sunned spine (lettering not affected) and other wear and minor soiling. Still, a very good copy and a nice association from the '30s. Printed in January 1934, just three months after the first printing in October, 1933. Parker inscriptions are scarce if not rare in our experience.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Beyond the Mexique Bay

      Chatto & Windus, London 1934 - Illustrated with 30 black and white photographic plates. Small 4to. [232 x 145 x 35 mm]. Bound in the original decorative paper covered boards, rebacked with vellum and lettered in gilt on a brown goatskin label, illustrated map endpapers, top egde gilt, the others untrimmed. No.17 of 210 copies (of which 200 were for sale), signed by the author. A very good clean copy, with a smart vellum spine and goatskin label replacing the usual green cloth. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Bruno da Osimo silografo

      Fabriano: Stabilimento di Arti Grafiche Gentile, 1934. Prima edizione (First Edition). broch. Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista, datata settembre 1944 (Inscribed and signed by the Artist, dated September 1944). Copertina originale e numerose silografie originali dell'Artista. Introduzione di Luigi Serra. Testi di Giorgio Nicodemi, Luigi Servolini, Bruno Molajoli, Agnoldomenico Pica, Elpidio Jenco, et al. Attività espositiva e bibliografia dell'Artista

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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      The Centaur Press. London.,1934. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 5.9 inches). One of 150 numbered copies, signed by Maugham on the limitation leaf and by Hyde on the margin of her Woodcut frontispiece. The text pages are crisp and clean. Publishers black cloth with gilt rule and lettering to the front board, which has one small bump to a corner, otherwise this is a near fine copy. Top edge gilt.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Artificial Princess

      Centaur Press, London 1934 - First edition. Introduction by Coleridge Kennard. Illustrated by Hugh Easton. A few spots on the boards, an about very good copy without dustwrapper. Copy number 19 of 60 numbered copies, of which 50 were for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      London: Random House, 1934. First American edition. Octavo, original white cloth. Fine in a fine first state dust jacket with two closed tears to the back panel. A superior example of this dust jacket which is prone to tanning. In a review in The Dial, T.S. Eliot said of Ulysses: "I hold this book to be the most important expression which the present age has found; it is a book to which we are all indebted, and from which none of us can escape." He went on to asserted that Joyce was not at fault if people after him did not understand it: "The next generation is responsible for its own soul; a man of genius is responsible to his peers, not to a studio full of uneducated and undisciplined coxcombs." Named by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest novels of the 20th century.

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        Journals of Samuel Hearne and Philip Turnor

      the Champlain Society 1934 - Numéroté 193/ 550. 19 illustrations and 7 maps , someone in a pocket . Book of 611 pages . 30$ for poste for every country . Ref book 1092 box 90 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        Amorial Vaudois. Bd. I: Achard - Husson; Bd. II: Illens - Zurkinden (2 Bde.).

      Baugy sur Clarens, Aux Frais de l'Auteur, 1934, 36 - 4°, XXV, 337 S., XXXII farb. Wappentaf.; XXXV-XLIII; 341- 754 S., XLV-LIX, XXXIII-LVI farb. Wappentaf. Insgesamt 2443 sw. Abb. im Text., Orig.Leinenbände (mit dem Wappen des Kantons Waadt verziert)., Tadell. Prächtig illustrierte Sammlung der Wappen des Kantons Waadt. Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 600 6000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Documents relating to the North West Company

      the Champlain Society 1934 - Numéroté 193/ 550 . book of 525 pages . Illustration 25$ for post for every country . Ref Book 1091 box 90 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        No-isho / Japanese no-play costume (2 Volumes)

      Meiji-Shobo, Tokyo, (1934), Portfolio, Book Condition: Very Good-; 12 x 16 (41 cm) 2-volume Japanese cloth bindings in worn folding case which lacks one (of two) bone clasp. Plates and text are clean and bright as are the cloth bindingsIllustrated by 100 color halftone plates; Each plate accompanied by a guard sheet with descriptive letterpress in Japanese. Title leaves in English.; 10

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      Dodd, Mead 1934 - First American edition, Near Fine condition/ Good only dust jacket missing bottom 2" of spine, also chipped at spine top and front near spine, backed with a Fine Facsimile dust jacket. Scarce in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Az Igazi Ady [The Real Ady]

      Editions Atelier de Paris, Paris 1934 - First edition. Illustrated from photographs by Andre Kertesz. Text in Hungarian. Large octavo. Printed brown wrappers. Two small chips on the wrappers, tiny chip, and a short split at the edge of the spine, a nice, very good or better copy of a fragile title. Biography of Hungarian poet Endre Ady, a Francophile who lived in Paris for a time, notable largely for the photographic illustrations by Kertesz. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Handful of Dust

      London, Chapman and Hall Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, black plain endpapers, all edges gilt. A couple of very minor blemishes otherwise a fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Movie Humor - August, 1934 Issue. George Quintana Cover art, "Meet the Toy Friend!"

      Mt. Morris, IL: Norwood Publishing Co., 1934 Mt. Morris, IL: Norwood Publishing Co., 1934. August, 1934 Issue, Volume 1, No. 4. "Good Girl" pin-up cover art by George Quintana, "Meet the Toy Friend!". Contents are illustrated from photographs. Pictorial wrappers, 66 pp. 11 3/8" x 8 3/8". Some rubbing, a few small chips, spine is mostly complete. Quite bright, a solid VG, maybe a bit better. A scarce and iconic issue from the pin-up pulp world of the 1930's, the covers of which, when executed by the likes of George Quintana, Enoch Bolles and Earle Bergey, would currently be dubbed "Good Girl" art. And, that they are. While Bolles covers are scarce enough, Quintana, about which very little else is known but that he painted such covers as these (see scan) is a harder find. Contents are mostly Hollywood studio-produced photos of stars, with plenty of rumor-mill type text as well. The humor derives from the quippy editor-inserted captions next to the photos, mostly cinematic stills. A genre classic for both cover and content. LG-1

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        Doctor Martino

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas,, 1934. and Other Stories. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, top edge yellow. With the Hawkins dust jacket. A superb copy in the jacket that has a slightly toned spine, some minor loss to the spine ends and nicks to the extremities. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Faulkner's second collection of short stories.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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