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        2 Inscribed Fredi Washington Photographs

      Hollywood 1934 - Two very rare inscribed photographs of the African American actress Fredi Washington. The first portrait is a sepia toned publicity portrait of the beautiful actress that was used as publicity for her most famous role in the 1934 version of "Imitation Of Life" in which she played the light skin daughter of Lousie Beavers. The photo is printed on heavy stock paper and is inscribed and signed in ink "To Millie & Sammy we've kown each other since "when" may it never be "Why" Fredi. The photo has been trimmed and there is a touch of a nick to the bottom edge, luckily the inscription and signature has not been harmed. The second photo is small 5" x 7" close-up portait of her from the 1940's which has been inscribed and signed in ink with her full name. Also included is a rare fold over program from the memorial service that was held in her honor at St. Peter's Church in 1994 shortly after her death. at the ripe old age of 91. Some of the participants included Donald Bogle, David Dinkins, Gloria Foster and Bobby Short. Includes a bio of her and is illustrated with the photograph of her from Imitation of Life. Sold as a collection only. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.

      1934 - Crown 8vo. Recently rebound in half red morocco, spine lettered and ruled in gilt and with gilt centre tools, top edges gilt; a very nice copy. First UK edition and the first English language edition. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is John Huston's 1948 American feature film adaptation of B. Traven's 1927 novel of the same name, in which two penurious Americans (Humphrey Bogart and Tim Holt) during 1920s in Mexico join with an old-timer (Walter Huston, the director's father) to prospect for gold. The old-timer accurately predicts trouble, but is willing to go anyway. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre was one of the first Hollywood films to be filmed almost entirely on location outside the United States (in the state of Durango and street scenes in Tampico, Mexico), although the night scenes were filmed back in the studio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Mystery from the Air

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd,, [1934]. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, publisher's device to rear board in blind. With the dust jacket. Small dent to front board, minor stains to boards, mild foxing to contents. A very good copy in the bright jacket that has some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression of this crime novel. Pritchard (1885-1968) was a mathematician and author, who also published some books on aeronautics under his full name.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Night Before Christmas

      London: Collins, , 1934. Octavo. Original pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. 8 colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Mild bumping to corners and ends of spine, occasional light spotting to pages, inscription to front free endpaper, in the dust jacket with mild toning to spine, light spotting to rear panel. A very good copy. First edition, first UK printing. A scarce publication released along side the animated Disney Silly Symphony of same title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hornet's Nest

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket that has a sunned spine and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. With the Book Society wraparound loosely inserted. A novel about a doctor in a small town. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Signed Check Framed with Photo

      New York 1934 - Partly printed document signed, completely in Gershwin's hand, a check drawn on The National City Bank of New York, April 23, 1934 for the sum of $200, made out to cash, signed in full "George Gershwin." Cancellation holes just barely touch the top loop of the G in George but do not detract. Nicely floated in a beige colored matte together with a picture of Gershwin sitting at the piano composing music, to 12" X 17", set in a white acrylic frame. Fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Novels and Other Works

      London: Oxford University Press,, 1934. War and Peace, Anna Karenina, Resurrection. 21 volumes, octavo (200 x 133mm). Recent blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, plain coated endpapers, top edge gilt. Illustrated frontispiece to each volume. An excellent set. Tolstoy Centenary edition. A beautiful library set of the complete works of Tolstoy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mind and Nature.

      Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1934.. VI, 100 pp. Orig. blue cloth binding.. *With 6 line dedication and signature in ink on first free endpaper: "Mit bestem Dank für Ihre Hilfe bei der Entstehung dieser Vorlesungen und herzlichem Gruss. Princeton, N.J., Sept 18, 24 Ihr H.Weyl". - Spine with a paper label "Mind and Nature" taken from the dust jacket. - Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        The Talking Sparrow Murders

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Some foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with a sunned spine and some nicks to extremities. First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US earlier the same year. A mystery novel, set in Nazi Germany. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1934 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Zaragoza. Tamaño del cartel: 85x134 El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

      [Bookseller: llibresipapersantics]
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        Deepwater Farm (SIGNED)

      Hutchinson & Co, London 1934 - Very scarce copy of the author's agricultural novel. Generally clean internally save very occasional light spotting, mainly confined to prelims. Black boards with bright yellow lettering show slight surface stain marks. 336 pp plus 64 pp of publisher's catalogue for the Autumn of 1934. SIGNED by the author to the ffep in ink with the inscription ''J.W.Dunne from the author in friendship Gabrielle Vallings''. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: YesterYear Books]
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        Wappen der Bürger von Luzern. 1798 - 1924.

      o. Angaben (Geissenstein), (wohl Selbstverlag), (1934) - 4°, 47 S. Text, III u. 70 Taf. m. zahlr. farb. Abb., OPgt. m. Goldpräg. u. Kopfgoldschnitt in HPgt.-Schmuckschuber., Schuber etw. fleckig u. berieben, Pgt. tlw. etw. unfrisch, Buch tadellos. EA. Ex. Nr. 156. Mit der Einleitung: «Was ein Bürger von der Heraldik wissen soll». 2200 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Monster Rupert 1934

      UK: Sampson Low, 1934. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Mary Tourtel. Monster Rupert 1934 by Mary Tourtel,published by Sampson Low. Minimal signs of shelf wear, no damaged, loose or torn pages A superior copy.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        MONSTER RUPERT 1934

      Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., 1934. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Tourtel, Mary. Very good condition with no wrapper. Orange boards and spine. Front cover shows Rupert and his friend Peter in a room with two barrels and a trunk. Coloured picture of Rupert on spine. 6 stories, first one is 'Rupert at the Seaside'. Colour frontis as cover. 50mm thick. 9 x 6". Unpaginated. Spine repaired and reinforced at top. Covers scuffed and slightly grubby. Foxing to endpapers. Inscription in ink to verso of first page. A few faint margin marks but contents generally bright and clean. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Toasts echanges a Prague le 26 Avril 1934.

      Prague, Editions Orbis, 1934.. 1. Auflage mit Frontispiz, zwei ganzseitigen Porträts der beiden Außenminister und zwei weiteren Abbildungen, unpaginiert 4°, Broschiert, mit schönem lithographiertem Einband ( Stadtansicht Prags).. mit Pergaminumschlag, dieser gebräunt und mit Randfehlstellen, innen sauber und frisch, auf dem Titel von Eduard Benes signiert und datiert, Kolophontext: "Il a ete tire de cette plaquette pour les editions Orbis sur papier Zanders 300 exemplaires horse commerce avec cinq lithographies et cuverture de Vaclav Masek, Exmplar 123 von 300". Eduard Benes (* 28. Mai 1884 in Ko lany - + 3. September 1948 in Sezimovo Usti) kämpfte mit Masaryk für die Unabhängigkeit der Tschoslowakei und ist einer ihrer bedeutendsten Politiker. Er war Außenminister 1918-1935 und dann Präsident der Republik (1935-1938). Dann resignierte er wgen des Münchner Abkommens und trat am 5. Oktober 1938 als Präsident zurück und flog einige Tage später nach London. Sein Nachfolger wurde Emil Hacha. 1941 wurde Benes Präsident der tschoslowakischen Exilregierung in London, kam 1945 zurück nach Prag und wurde erneut Präsident der Republik bis zur Machtübernahme durch die Kommunisten im Jahre 1948. Im gleichen Jahr starb er. Louis Barthou (1862-1934) was mehrmals Minister der 3. Französischen Republik und Ministerpräsident von März bis Dezember 1913. 1934 war er französischer Außenminister und bemühte sich um die diplmatische Isolierung Nazi-Deutschlands, was insbesondere bei rechten Kreisen auf Widerstand stieß. Barthou starb nachi einem Attentat am 9.Oktober 1934 in Marseille zusammen mit König Alexander I. von Jugoslawien an einer Schußverletzung durch kroatische Terroristen, war also zum Zeitpunkt der Herausgabe des Buches am 15. Dezember 1934 nicht mehr am Leben, der Band kam damals nicht in den Buchhandel.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Report on South-West Africa : its suitability for Jewish colonization and the possibility of securing land for that purpose.

      Eigenverlag, February 1934.. 60 pages, slight library marks, self published mimeograph for private distribution , new covers. Wrapper. Good and clean copy. Serious study of SW Africa and its climate, railroads, health, minerals, labor, settlements, irrigation etc and its legal status and the League of Nations mandate..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        New York Giants Secretary James J. Tierney writes to a 26-year-old aspiring baseball scout

      "Typed Letter Signed ?James J. Tierney? as Secretary of the New York Giants, 1p, 8.5? x 11?. Letterhead lists ?Charles A. Stoneham, President? and ?John J. McGraw, Vice Pres.? New York, May 22, 1934. To William J. Hinchman, Philadelphia. Folds, faint soiling in blank area. Fine condition. In full, ?I am in receipt of your letter of May 11th, and am sorry to say that we haven?t any openings at the present time.? William J. ?Billy? Hinchman (1907-1940) was the son of former major leaguer William W. Hinchman (1883-1963), scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1921-1958 who discovered, among others, Hall of Famers Arky Vaughan and Lloyd Waner. Billy was killed in an automobile accident when he was 32. James J. Tierney was Secretary of the New York Giants from 1921-1936. Pre-certified by PSA/DNAJSA Auction LOA"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Watchers in the Hills - Original Typescript with the Author's Corrections

      Hebron Burghfield Common (near Reading, Berkshire): Original Typescript, 1934 - Hebron Burghfield Common (near Reading, Berkshire): Original Typescript, 1934. 578 pages, of which 573 are numbered, rectos only with corrections in the author's hand on almost every page. The pages have been punched and bound with a red ribbon in an oversize thick paper cover. Cover torn but still in very good condition, pages mostly near fine. The last page of the novel was date-stamped "5th December 1934" on the verso (probably by the publisher). The novel of the same title, which is set in Peshawar and surroundings, was first published by Hutchinson in London in 1935. This typescript comes from the archives of German film director and producer Richard Eichberg (1888-1952), best known for his "exotic location" movies "The Tiger of Eschnapur" (1938) and "The Indian Tomb" (1938). Major William Robert Foran (1881-1968) was one of the 6 original European officers of the British East Africa Police. He published no fewer than 15 works of fiction, history, biography, travel and reminiscences. His passion was big game hunting and he was one of the foremost ivory hunters in East Africa in the first decades of the 20th century, at one point taking American president Theodore Roosevelt and his son Kermit as well as the Duke and Duchess of Kent on hunting safaris. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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      Paris; Lipschutz. 1934. Hardcover. Original Cloth in scarce dust jacket. 8vo. 48 pages. 24 cm. First edition. Early photographic expose of Nazism in Germany, in French, with parallel German and English translations. Mostly illustrated (pgs 6-47) , containing photographs and the printed speeches of Nazi leaders. Photographs of childhood, training of youth, propaganda, S. A. , S. S. , police in the Third Reich, which demonstrate that the ?"everyday tutelage of the people, no matter of what age, constitute the terror of the third Reich?" (p. 5) . ?"The world is threatened by the brown hate! ! ?" (p. 5) . Dt. Exilarchiv 4106; Sternfeld/Tiedemann 350. Subjects: National socialism. Political science. 1933 - 1945 Germany - Politics and government - 1933-1945. OCLC lists 29 copies. In original jacket. Some edge chipping to jacket and backstrip, otherwise very clean and fresh. Very good condition in good jacket. (HOLO2-123-55) xx .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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      Westfield, NJ; Sarasota, FL; New York, and elsewhere. 1934 - 1938.. Sixty-one leaves, plus cover-leaf, quarto, heavily worked over in ink, colored pencil and pencil. On various paper stocks, some leaves with other typescript fragments on versos, also corrected, from other work by Kantor. Some leaves on cheap paper tanned and with modest chipping at edges; generally good to very good or better. Enclosed in a custom binder and slipcase; with associated material outlined below. The original working first draft typescript of one of Kantor's most popular early works, donated by him after its publication to an auction held by the League of American Writers in 1938 to raise funds for the Spanish Loyalist cause. To further that end, present here is a 4 page typescript, signed at the end, of an essay Kantor wrote for the occasion, detailing the history of the manuscript and identifying it as the first draft. He additionally signed the concluding page of the main typescript and the cover leaf. Also present is a t.l.s. from booksellers Retz & Storm to the collector for whom they acted as agents in the acquisition of the typescript at the sale, their original invoice, and the retained carbons of several of the collector's letters to them about the sale and other matters. Finally, the lot also includes a t.l.s. from Kantor, Sarasota, 23 April 1938, to the collector, Benjamin D. Hitz, responding to his letter about his acquisition, reading in part: "I am glad that you have the manuscript ... and that you got it without mortgaging your future, although the Spanish Loyalists do need all the support they can get, and more too. You know, I feel rather as if I had had to give away a well- loved dog - to strangers, sight unseen - and had suddenly become possessed of the knowledge that the dog had a good home and green fields to run in...." Kantor's novella was published, both in periodical and in book form, in 1935, and in 1936 a film adaptation by Samuel Hoffenstein and Harvey Gates, starring Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan and Dudley Digges, enjoyed some popularity. Accompanied by a copy of the trade edition of the published book.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Photo Album - A Voyage Around the Americas onboard German Cruiser 'Karlsruhe'

      South America 1934 - Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Mexico, NW Pacific Coast, 1934-1935. Photograph album of a voyage to the Americas onboard German Cruiser 'Karlsruhe' with special attention to South America, including views of Rio de Janeiro, Valparaíso, and lesser photographed regions. Contains 187 black and white photographs (a scant few are sepia), most neatly captioned in manuscript in German, as well as a map of the voyage printed in photographic format, all mounted with transparent corners. Photographs vary in size with numerous extra large formats, the largest of these measuring approximately 25 x 20 cm, and the smallest approximately 6 x 6 cm. Oblong Quarto string-tied album measuring approximately 36 x 26 cm, brown cloth plaid boards. Very Good Condition, vivid images meticulously organized and captioned in detail.The German navy, at the time of these images, granted their newest recruits a one year world voyage, purposed for training, but surely also to instill aspirations for greatness likening that of their commanders. Under the leadership and example of Admiral Johann Günther Lütjens - who in 1941 would command the German offensive' Operation Rheinübung' with battleship Bismarck - the seaman who compiled this album not only records the orderly and effective pre-WWII naval structure of a powerful nation, he observes aspects of Latin American custom most divergent to that of his homeland, and preserves the most significant scenes in striking photographs. The vessel, flying the Reichsmarin 1933-1935 war ensign, is first seen passing São Miguel island in the Azores archipelago, then stopping at the Port of Spain in Trinidad, which the men were permitted to visit. Rio de Janeiro then appears in 15 photographs, two of these being large professional views taken from the hilltop overlooking the prestigious beachfront neighbourhood of Botafogo and across the bay to Pao de Acucar or Sugar Loaf Mountain - one of Rio's most famous landmarks. A city tour also shows the Canal do Mangue flanked by palm trees, the cliffside Avenida Niemeyer which leads to the neighbourhood of Leblon a São Conrado and was completed in 1913, and the monument to Floriano Peixoto in Cinelândia square on Avenida Rio Branco. Uncommon are the subsequent views of São Francisco do Sul, and of Blumenau, a city founded by Germans in the state of Santa Catarina, where the ship's enormous crew and band marches through the street in December 1934. An important figure, Herr Sterinbach is marked in one city scene, his family and home also photographed here. From Brazil the voyage proceeds to Montevideo, the capital and largest city of Uruguay, with lovely views showing the Palacio Salvo which had been completed only some six years prior, the port, the malecon, and a birdseye views of the expansive city. Cruising south to the Strait of Magellan and exiting through the Canal Smith provides excellent views of the Sierrra Nevada range, as well as Monte Burney - the ice-capped stratovolcano in Chilean Patagonia and named for rear-admiral James Burney who accompanied Captain Cook on his last two voyages. In Puerto Montt, southern Chile, a traditional feast takes place, with several cows or goats being roasted outdoors over coals. Five naval officers pose on horseback. In Valparaíso the band and crew of the ironclad battleship of the Chilean Navy "Capitán Prat" performed in front of the Plaza of Arms. In Lima, Peru, a grand welcome and official ceremony takes place, during which the now infamous national flag of Germany is displayed, and the President of Peru, Óscar Raymundo Benavides Larrea, pays a visit onboard. From Lima the sailors had the privilege of an inland rail journey across the Brazilian border to Rio Branco. In these remote regions they witnessed authentic South American custom, encountering gauchos and llamas, also passing a ruined stone village. Continuing north along the Pacific coast, stops were made at San Pedro in Los Angeles, then San Francisco where mayor Angelo Josep

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        They All Sang: From Tony Pastor to Rudy Vallee

      New York: Viking Press. 1934. First. First edition. A little soiling on the front board, near fine in very good or a little better, price-clipped dustwrapper with some small chips and internal repairs. Memoir of the founder of the Marks Music Company, written by Liebling, his very scarce first book, rarely found in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original Charcoal and Watercolor Artwork of Sleeping Beauty

      [1934] 1934 - Original artwork, 26" by 21" in diameter, original gold leaf frame with name plate stating: "Sleeping Beauty / Presented by the Class of Jan. 1934". Signed in charcoal by Tyler in piece. Attractive original children's themed artwork by Tyler who did other similar pieces depicting fairy-tale scenes, several of which have sold recently at auction. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        A Field Guide to the Birds, giving field marks of all species found in eastern North America.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934 - First state of the first edition, with all points (date to title page, "Bob-pumper" in index, etc.), boldly SIGNED by the author in an early hand. The most influential naturalist guide published in the twentieth century, redefining how information is displayed, arranged, and communicated. In a very good example of the exceedingly rare dustwrapper, one of perhaps ten that have survived. The jacket has seen some light restoration by a professional conservator. A handsome copy of a very important book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        18 POEMS

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

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        Letters of Marque

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1934 - 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        El Sombrero De Los Tres Picos.

      La Cometa, Barcelona 1934 - 230pp. y 2 hojas. Con un total de 31muy bonitos aguafuertes originales, la mayoría a plena pág. En rústica con caja editorial, lomera en pergamino. Muy cuidada edición a dos tintas , en muy buen papel de hilo. Tirada de 223 ejs. numerados. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Lausanne: Gonin & frères, 1934 - 4° - Loose leaf edition - 21 Original Lithographs (full-page). First edition published in 99 copies (30 in Japon Imperial and 69 in Vélin a la forme, this is one of the first 30 copies N° 23), signed by Gonin. Excellent Lithographs by the spanish sculptor Mateo Hernàndez (1884-1949)one of the most prominent Spanish sculptors of the first half of the twentieth century. Original boards, jacket and slipcase. Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Winding Up of Companies in Ireland

      Falconer, Dublin 1934 - Lacks title page & f.e.p. Hardback. Pages, xix, 434. Some wear. Good. Scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ravens' Brood

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1934. First. First American edition. Very slightly cocked, else fine in very good dustwrapper with small chips near the foot and a modest chip on the rear panel. A novel about Cornwall, ancient sorceries, and romance, by the creator of the "Lucia and Mapp" series. In Bleiler. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      London; (1934): Constable and Co., Ltd. 802pp., bound by [Leighton Straker] in full morocco in an artistic design incorporating three different colors of morocco; red, dark blue and black with decorative gilt stamping, spine lettering gilt, top edge gilt all others red. Minor light fading to morocco otherwise a fine copy. Shaw used Leighton Straker for many of his presentation bindings and it is possible this was one of Shaw's own presentation copies.. First Edition. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Hayday Books, LLC]
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        The Peacemaker.

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1934 - Fine copy in a fine dust jacket with one minor closed tear. Beautiful copy of this scarce fantasy title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday.

      Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1934 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to title page, but an exceptional copy in the rubbed and nicked dust jacket with a price sticker (1'3) to the spine panel but retaining the original price on the front flap. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      London: William Heinemann Ltd,. [1934]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-341 [342-344: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank],. original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, Heinemann windmill device stamped in blind in rear panel.. Preliminary and terminal leaves and edges of text block foxed, a very. good copy in very good decorated dust jacket with rubbing at edges. and shelf wear to extremities and spine ends. Uncommon in the jacket.. (#111898). First edition. One of the major SF novels of the 1930's. "A bitterly ironic story about an ineffectual schoolmaster whose mathematical genius leads him to construct a machine which will demagnetize iron at a distance. He is led by unfortunate circumstance to use the machine in a hopeless attempt to blackmail England into initiating a program of disarmament." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-38. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3- 19; (1981) 2-28; (1987) 2- 32; and (2004) II-413. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 65. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 305. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 46. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, p. 259. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 75. Reginald 05518.

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        Appointment in Samarra

      New York: Harcourt ,Brace, (1934). First edition. O'Hara's first novel, preceded by a shipboard newsletter. Inscribed by O'Hara "To Frankie -- Whose dear little grandchildren won't understand what A. in S. is all about. (Maybe their grandmother can tell them.) John O'Hara. Sept. 21, 1934". Varnished black cloth, wear at head and tail of spine, gilt dulled, paper clip mark on front endpaper and flyleaf, otherwise a very good copy in lightly worn dust jacket. Acknowledgements slip tipped in before dedication page. Bruccoli A2.1.a. Preserved in a cloth case with leather label.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Die neue Methode des Geistigen, Stummen Übens, die Bewegungstechnik als Grundlage für alle Streichinstrumente,

      Brandtstetter Verlag 1934 - S. 15 Taschenbuch/Broschiert, Brandtstetter Verlag 1934, 15 Seiten, SIGNIERTES EXEMPLAR mit Widmung an seine Schülerin, innen 2 Zeitungsausschnitte (Autor: 90. Geburtstag, Paganini: Kurzbiografie), Papier innen leicht nachgedunkelt - Textteil innen sonst sauber und sehr gut erhalten, Buchschnitt leicht nachgedunkelt mit Gebrauchs-/Lesespuren, Einband aussen in gutem Zustand mit leichten Gebrauchs-/Lagerspuren (intern: 16o/Dunkelbraun/Altdeutsch Antiquarisch/Ohne Titel am Buchrücken/TBA-2) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 160 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lydia & Hubert Lohmaier GbR]
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        The Thin Man

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The President Vanishes

      Farrar and Rinehart, New York 1934 - 8vo. Red cloth lettered in black. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A very clean, bright and pleasing copy with just a hint of edge-wear. A piece of the top corner of the jacket's rear flap is missing. The sensational tale of the kidnapping of the President. Published anonymously. The author's second novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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      Farrar & Rinehart, New York 1934 - First edition. Publisher's colophon present on copyright page as required. Written after, but published before, the first Nero Wolfe novel, "Fer-de-Lance". A political mystery involving, obviously, the disappearance of the President of the United States. " The entire burden of the search for the President rested on Secret Service Agent Chick Moffat, the one man with the nerve and vision to follow an incredible trail of conspiracy to its deadly end!" A NEAR FINE book ( a trace of shelf wear to bright boards; top edge stained dark blue unfaded; pages crisp and clean; may have been read once!) in VERY GOOD+ jacket ( small chips to top of spine affecting "The"; one 3/4" creased but closed tear to top of front panel; spine a trifle tanned; $2.00 price still present). Overall a GORGEOUS copy of an early mystery by one of the genre's greats !!!! Produced as a movie by Paramount; Rosalind Russell's first appearance! More photos on request. **See our new cheaper postal rates to the USA and worldwide!*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE USUAL SUSPECTS (IOBA)]
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        The President Vanishes

      Farrar & Rinehart, New York 1934 - First edition with F&R colophon on copyright page. Fine in very good to near fine dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book & Paper]
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      Farrar 1934 - First edition, Near Fine condition/ Near Fine dust jacket with a sunned spine, small chipping at extremities. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rushton H. Potts]
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        Seven Poor Men on Sydney.

      London: Peter Davies, 1934 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly faded, small dent to head of rear board, minor foxing to edges. An excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine. First edition, first impression. With the a ticket to the front panel of the jacket and annotations to the title page indicating it was sent to the New York publishers Appleton-Century as their setting copy. It was published in the US the following year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Portrait of America Signed Diego Rivera

      UK: Covici Friede, 1934. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Diego Rivera. Portrait Of America by Diego Rivera Signed First Edition Covici Friede 1934. With an Explanatory Text by Bertram D Wolfe. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers near fine in original dust jacket which had internal repair. SIGNED BY DIEGO RIVERA to fep, without dedication.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Haus des Künstler in Höngg. Aquarell.

      1934.. Bildgrösse: 23x30 cm. Unten links signiert und datiert. In Glasrahmen 39x47 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Scotland Yard Takes a Holiday

      Bristol: Arrowsmith, , 1934. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to title page, but an exceptional copy in the rubbed and nicked dust jacket with a price sticker (1'3) to the spine panel but retaining the original price on the front flap. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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