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        Peking Studies

      Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh. 1934. First. First edition. Folio. Pictorial cloth with applied photographic illustration. Sketches by F.H. Schiff. Overall a very good copy with some spotting to the boards, though internally about fine with only a small stain to the bottom of the last few pages which affects no images. Beautiful gravure images of Peking taken with a Rolliflex, and with vignettes illustrated by noted illustrator Schiff. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Histoire de l?Université de Genève. 4 volumes.Tome 1: L?Académie et l?Université au XIXe siècle 1814-1900. Avec 71 planches hors texte et de nombreuses reproductions de documents.Tome 2: Annexes. Tome 3: L?Université de 1914 à 1956. 26 planches hors texte.Tome 4: Annexes.

      Georg 1934-1959, Genève, - 570 + 313pages, broché pour les tomes 1 et 2, reliure de l?éditeur pour les tomes 3 et 4. Exemplaire à l'état de neuf.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Saint Breudaus

      1934 - E. H. Suydam Original pencil drawing designed for San Francisco, A Pageant Published New York: 1943 Drawings completed San Francisco: 1931-34 24” x 19 1/4” framed Edward Howard Suydam, an accomplished painter and printmaker working during the early part of the twentieth century, created a body of work that served to illustrate and document the development and growth of several important American cities. A student of Philadelphia artist Thornton Oakley at the School of Industrial Art, Suydam gained a firm background in illustration, which later led him to work for numerous books and periodicals including Harper’s, The Forum and Country Life. Suydam’s views of San Francisco are captivating and quite revealing about its architecture, commerce and growth. The primary purpose behind such views were to entice easterners to travel to the golden city of the west.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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      1934 - Barcelona. 1934. 30X21. Holandesa. 39 Magnífiques Revistes de Catalunya Ràdio, l'Obra conte el seguents numeros: 88-89-90-91-92-94-95-96-99-100-102-103-104-105-106-107-108-111-112-113-114-115-116-118-119-121-123-125-126-127-128-129-130-132-133-134-135-136-138. Profusament il·lustrades. Ref 3.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Ascona Bau-Buch.

      Zürich, Oprecht & Helbling, 1934 - 4°, 130 u. XXII S. Anzeigen, zahlr. Abb. u. Pläne, Brosch., Kopf min. berieben, Deckel mit schwachen Druckstellen, kleine Abspleissung in unterer Ecke des Hinterdeckels, sonst tadelloses, schönes Ex. EA. Austattung von Max Bill. Beitr. u. a. von E. Keller: Das Neue Bauen in Ascona; A. Fankhauser: Ascona; Ernst Morach. Die bauliche Entwicklung Asconas; Bilder u. Pläne von Ascona-Neubauten. Eines der wichtgsten Bücher zum Neuen Bauen in der Schweiz. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York: Smith & Haas, 1934.. Gilt cloth. First edition, trade printing, of Faulkner's second collection of short fiction. Some tiny pencil tics in the table of contents erased, otherwise a fine, unfaded copy, in very good modestly spine-darkened dust jacket with a couple of tiny closed tears at crown of spine and small nick at one tip. PETERSEN A15a. MASSEY 438.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Appointment in Samarra [First State]

      Harcourt, Brace, New York 1934 - First Edition, so stated, with the publisher's errata slip tipped tipped in between the copyright and dedication pages, denoting the first state. 8vo: [6],302pp. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gold, top edge stained yellow; second-state pictorial dust jacket (with reviews on back panel), correctly priced $2.50. Fine, square and tight (positively unread), pages immaculate; in a Very Good, completely unrestored jacket, marred chiefly by a v-shaped, one-inch loss to head of the spine, affecting the letters 'ntment' and 'rra;' otherwise clean and vibrant. The author's seminal first novel, easily his most desirable and scarcest work. Bruccoli A2.1.a. Modern Library 100, 22. Time 100. "O’Hara did for fictional Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, what Faulkner did for Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi: surveyed its social life and drew its psychic outlines. But he did it in utterly worldly terms, without Faulkner’s taste for mythic inference or the basso profundo of his prose. Julian English is a man who squanders what fate gave him. He lives on the right side of the tracks, with a country club membership and a wife who loves him. His decline and fall, over the course of just 72 hours around Christmas, is a matter of too much spending, too much liquor and a couple of reckless gestures. . . . That his calamity is petty and preventable only makes it more powerful." Time 100 Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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      1934 - [DESIGN] Kamisaka SEKKA. UTA-E Kyoto & Tokyo: Unsodo, Showa 9 [1934]. 1 volume, 31 x 22 cm, cloth, ribbon bound covers, paper label. 25 color full page images after designs by Sekka. As Sekka's last work, it crowns his remarkable career with a lovely evocation of Koetsu's Saga-bon. (For more on this important work, see Hillier's description on p.976 of the second volume of his ART OF THE JAPANESE BOOK.) The condition is a bit better than average, with relatively little of the offsetting from the prints to the poems that is usual in this book. Slight foxing and slight edgewear. The printing is very good, the colors lovely. It is a very good copy overall. Housed in the original titled chitsu case which shows general soiling all over, no clasps and with some folds starting. One volume (complete):

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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      Putnam 1934 - 1st 1934. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Blue cloth, white titles. Colour frontis. 8 b/w plates. Written when Russ was 19 years old, he later wrote under the pseudonym of Patrick O'Brian. Superb Tunnicliffe illustrations. Top and tail of spine slightly faded. Corners a little bumped. Last few pages lightly foxed. Original brown wrapper with pictorial onlay is price-cut and very slightly edge-chipped. A lovely copy of this rare title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Beasts Royal

      Putnam 1934 - inner endpaper is slightly nicked against the binding, price clipped, slight darkening to spine with rubbing along spine edges and a little wear to the corners of the folds, ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lion Books PBFA]
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        For All We Know

      Leo Feist, New York 1934 - This is the sheet music for "For All We Know" the words were written by Sam M. Lewis and the music written by J. Fredrick Coots. It is SIGNED on the front cover in pencil by Mr. Coots. The wrap around cover has a half inch closed tear that effects both covers and the sheet on the inside. The inside sheet has an edge that has a bit of chipping, nothing deeper then 1/8th of an inch. In very good condition. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Scene of the Crime]
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        Fugitives: The Story of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker

      Dallas, TX: Ranger Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. About Fine book in dj, chip at spine head. Extremely scarce in this condition and with dj.; 8vo; 255 pages .

      [Bookseller: Early West]
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        The Clue of the Broken Locket

      Grosset & Dunlap 1934 - A beautiful copy of the true first printing, 1934A-1 according to Farah, in a near fine dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Negro Americans, What Now?

      The Viking Press, New York,, 1934. Octavo. Original red cloth, white paper title labels to upper board and spine printed in black, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. Endpapers browned but an exceptional copy in the price-clipped dust jacket. First Edition, First Printing. Very scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      The Servire Press; New York: Gotham Book Mart, The Hague 1934 - Also Pristine, Unopened, and with Original Glassine. 241 x 162 mm (9 1/2 x 6 3/8"). 4 p.l. (first blank), 77, [3] pp. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES on Old Antique Dutch (this is copy # 631). (There were also 29 special signed copies on Japon.). Plain paper wrappers in white dust jacket, front cover with design by Lucia Joyce printed in blue and silver, blue titling on front cover and spine, ENTIRELY UNOPENED. With the very rare original glassine and housed in a (slightly worn) brown cardboard slipcase. With opening initial and tailpiece designed by Lucia Joyce. Slocum & Cahoon A-43. Glassine a little wrinkled, one corner just lightly bumped, otherwise A PRISTINE COPY. This is another fragment from "Finnegans Wake," beautifully printed in Holland on thick paper using an unusually large, round, and vaguely Medieval typeface. Our copy could hardly be in better condition--as close to mint as one could hope to find, and with all original components. Joyce's daughter Lucia (1907-82) was diagnosed with schizophrenia when in her early twenties and was permanently institutionalized by 1935. She had desperately tried, and failed, to become a dancer, and Joyce was determined to find a new artistic outlet for her, believing it would be therapeutic. He hit upon the design of ornamental capitals like this one, and even went so far as to give publishers the money to pay her for her work. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES on Old Antique Dutch (this is copy # 631). (There were also 29 special signed copies on Japon.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        They All Sang: From Tony Pastor to Rudy Vallee

      Viking Press, New York 1934 - 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. 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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        The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies

      Servire Press, The Hague 1934 - The original glassine is intact. The book is bright and crisp with no staining or fading. There is no browning, darkening or discoloration to the white of the covers. The original box is fragile but intact. A very fine and desirable copy. Opening letter and cover decoration by Lucia Joyce, the author's daughter. This title was published in an edition of 1000 copies, this one being number 735. Slocum and Cahoon, number 43, page 55. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Legende von den vier Teilen des Tages.

      Klostermann,, Ffm., 1934 - Ffm., Klostermann, 1934. 23 S., 2 Bl. OBrosch. mit Japanbezug. Erstausgabe. - Max Kommerell (1902-1944) war lange Zeit ein Anhänger des George-Kreises. Um 1928 versuchte er sich von diesem Kreis zu lösen und wurde 1930 von Vittorio Klostermann für dessen neu gegründeten Verlag in Vertrag genommen. Diese Freundschaft sollte lange, jedoch nicht immer harmonisch sein. Kommerell hatte Mühe, sich ganz vom George-Kreis zu lösen, was erst dem Nationalsozialismus gelang nachdem sich Kommerell noch bis 1933 dafür eingesetzt hatte, der Jugend "über diesen Kräftestrom" die Augen zu öffnen und Hitlers Mein Kampf für "borniert, bäuerisch ungeschlacht, aber in den Instinkten vielfach gesund und richtig" gehalten hatte, so verlor er in eben diesem Jahr alle Illusionen, die Nationalsozialisten "geistig aufbessern" zu können. Ein Grund war sicher, dass er sich für den dem Regime missliebigen Philosophen Kurt Rietzler einsetzte und dadurch das Amt des Dozentenführers verlor und der Ruf auf einen Lehrstuhl in weite Ferne rückte. 1934 schickte er Klostermann das Manuskript der "Legende von den vier Teilen des Tages" und schrieb: "Anbei schicke ich Ihnen mein Poem. Mit der Bitte, dass Sie es in irgend einer Form veröffentlichen. Ich habe sehr viel darin deponiert, und diese stille Wirkung auf Ähnlichgesinnte ist fast das Einzige, was mir noch wichtig ist und mich freut - wer weiss, wie lange das noch möglich ist." Seiner schweren Krankheit, die ihn seit 1941 immer wieder zu ausgedehnten Sanatoriumsbesuchen zwingt, ringt er noch einige Werke ab. Zuletzt musste er seine Briefe seiner Frau diktieren. - Max Kommerell schaffte die grosse Publizität nie und doch zeigt sich vor allem seine Essayistik als eine wirkungsvolle Stömung. Sie stellt eine eigenständige und tief reflektierte Annäherung an die grosse Literatur dar, die Max Kommerell als ein "Schicksal" begreiflich zu machen suchte. - Schöner, breitrandiger Druck. - (Einband etwas stockfleckig) - Sehr selten! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Slovo o Polku Igoreve (The Tale of Igor's Campaign)

      Academia, Moscow 1934 - Elephantine folio sized, 43 by 29 cm. 49, [1] pp. With ten mounted color plates, the mounts like a thin lacquer such as one finds with Russian nesting dolls and boxes. With chromolithographic borders and in some text decoration. Spectacular production overall. Clean and bright copy. Lacquer mounts covering most of cloth boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Land of Williwaws. A Story of Adventure in Patagonia and the Falkland Islands.

      Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston 1934 - First Edition. George M. Richards dustjacket art and illustrations. Adventure novel intended for young adults concerning the young survivors of a shipwreck in South America and the scientific discoveries they discoveries there. This copy sold with eleven original ink and wash illustrations for the book by noted illustrator George M. Richards. All on stiff card stock or boards, with publisher's craft-paper or translucent guard, approx. 11" by 10". Includes all eight illustrations found in the book, including illustration copied for dustjacket, and three unused drawings. Artwork has a wonderful woodblock quality, characters possess sympathetic features. Richards's illustration work can be found in novels by Jack London, Vachel Lindsay, Richard Stockton and many other noted authors' works between the 1920's and 1940's. His artwork is referenced in Davenports, Peter Falk's Who Was Who in American Art, and Bertha Mahony's Illustrators of Children's Books. Original illustrations all in Very Good condition, some soiling to margins of card stock, book in Near Fine condition with Very Good or Near Fine dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London. October 1934 through May 1938.. I:1,3-12; II:1-16; III:1-7,9,10,14-16 (wanting five numbers for all published). Thirty-nine issues. Large octavo. Printed wrappers. Illustrations. Occasional staple rust, occasional foxing to a few wrappers, two wrappers rather soiled (one of them with spine split), else generally a good to very good run. Edited variously by Montagu Slater, Edgell Rickword, Randall Swingler, et al. The successor to VIEWPOINT as the organ of the British section of the Writers' International. In its time, according to Sullivan, et al, it had the second largest circulation of any literary magazine in the U.K. Its concern with reconciling aesthetics with left of center politics was serious, and during Rickword's editorship (II:4 through III:5) it published a considerable body of significant writing. Its final period, under Swingler's editorial control, was marked by greater control by the CP and a more political/doctrinaire tone. Contributors include Sassoon, Aragon, Shaw, Mitchison, Lehmann, Spender, Ackland, Barker, Bates, Auden, Hanley, S.T. Warner, Day Lewis, Gellert, Gide, Graves, Jameson, Jack Lindsay, Masereel, Gill, Read, Wells, Muir, Neruda, et al. " The left review presents by far the most distinguished leftist poets and critics of our times. Its deliberate consistency of aim gives the contributions a clarity and assurance which is lacking in many other radical magazines" - Hoffman, et al. SULLIVAN (MODERN), pp.217-22. HOFFMAN, et al, p. 321.

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        Kora and Ka

      Imprimerie Darantiere, Dijon, France 1934 - One of 100 copies privately printed for the author's friends. This one signed on the title-page "H.D. / to / O.B." O.B. was Oswell Blakeston (pseud. of Henry Joseph Hasslacher, 1907-1985) who bacame a member of the staff of the Pool Group's magazine, "Close Up" to which Doolittle was a regular contributor. While there he became the protege of Kenneth Macpherson. Original off-white wrappers lettered in black, sewn binding, pp. [102]. Covers soiled, spine browned, otherwise a very good association copy. Size: 12 Mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        ARQUITECTURA. Años 1934 y 1935 completos.

      - Revista mensual del Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos. Madrid, 24x30, 298 págs. y 340 págs. Año 1934: tiene 3 números dedicados íntegramente a la Reforma Interior de Madrid, con multitud de planos en el texto y fotografías. Otro número está dedicado a la reforma y ampliación del Café cervecería "Negresco" de Madrid y otro dedicado a una Casa de Vecindad en la calle Espronceda de Madrid y a un Chalet del Puerto de Navacerrada, etc. El nº 1 del año 1935 está dedicado al edificio Carrión (conocido como Capitol, uno de los más emplemáticos de la Gran Vía madrileña). Los dos años están encuadernados en holandesa piel de época, lomera bien pero las tapas algo descoloridas y rozadas. (39585).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        [Photograph]: Group Portrait of Authors

      First. Original platinum photograph. Measuring 15.5" x 7.5". Stamped on the verso ("A Margaret Bourke-White Photograph"). Undated, but our research indicates sometime between 1934 and 1938. The photograph depicts twelve popular journalists and authors of the period, and is Signed by each of them. The photograph, apparently of King Features syndicated columnists and cartoonists, was from the estate of Fred I. Archibald, the publisher of several newspapers including the Baltimore News-Post, and the Baltimore American. Among the represented authors, all who have Signed the photograph, are Damon Runyon, William Soskin, O.O. McIntyre (author of the most widely syndicated column of the first quarter of the 20th Century, New York Day By Day), B.C. Forbes (founder of Forbes magazine, and the father of Malcolm Forbes), journalist Bugs Baer, Wally Knickerbocker, fashion editor (and longtime Miss America pageant judge) Prunella Wood, Alice Hughes, Gilbert W. Gabriel, Lewis Reid, cartoonist W.J. Enright, and one other gentleman we have been unable to identify. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        3 (2 typed and 1 autogr.) letters signed.

      New York, [1933 and 1934]. - 8vo. Altogether 3 pp. on 4 ff. With 2 envelopes. To Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins from the Women's City Club of Boston: "I am asking Doubleday Doran to send you a copy of Paul Engle's 'AMERICAN SONG', which they're just publishing, because I thin both you and Mrs. Russell would be interested in seeing it. He's the young Iowa poet I spoke to you about and I think he has real abilities. And so often a book of poems gets sloughed under by the flood of novels etc. and never happens to reach the people who would like it. And, as Engle is a friend of mine, I resolved that at least his book would get into the hands of a few people who might value it [.]". - Partly on stationery with printed letterhead.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., London 1934 - Green cloth with approximately 330 pages printed on thin (but strong) India paper. An anthology of inspirational writing first published in 1916 during the First World War. With a SIGNED gift inscription from three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder on the front free endpaper: "Charlotte Lincoln/from Thornton/Jan. 3. 1936." The recipient was evidently a relative, as both Charlotte and Lincoln are Wilder family names. Thornton Wilder's paternal grandparents were Amos Lincoln Wilder and Charlotte Topliff Wilder. His great-grandmother was Lucy Lincoln. Thornton's Wilder's sister was named Charlotte, and he had at least one other close family member (an aunt) by that name. Our research indicates the Lincoln in "Charlotte Lincoln" was probably a middle name, since the Wilders often used family surnames as middle names. Thornton Wilder's middle name, for example was Niven, his mother's maiden name. Beyond that, we were unable to pinpoint exactly which relative "Charlotte Lincoln" was from Wilder's large family. Mild foxing, browning to endpapers. Near Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        La Farmacia storica ed artistica italiana

      Edizioni Vittoria 1934 - In 4° grande, p. pelle editoriale, bella decorazione a secco ai piatti, titoli in oro al dorso, pp. 592, con 743 illustrazioni nel testo e 35 tavole in tinta fuori testo.Evoluzione della pratica farmaceutica attraverso i secoli, presentazione delle migliori Farmacie di storia e d'arte ( ricchissima iconografia sui vasi di farmacia nella ceramica italiana, mortai ), con un capitolo sulle "belle farmacie italiane", le conventuali e le religiose, ricette strane, aneddoti e curiosità.PRIMA EDIZIONE NUMERATA Esemplare ben conservato. Lingua: italiana|

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        Canterbury Tales

      Garden City Publishing Company 1934 - Brown cloth over boards. Pictorial pastedown on cover. A small area on cover is darkened. Spine is slightly faded. Some underlining in pencil throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mary Poppins

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1934. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles in dark blue, vignette to upper cover, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout by Mary Shepard. An excellent copy in the spine tanned jacket, shallow chipping to ends of spine, light wear to extremities. First US edition, first printing of the first Mary Poppins book, originally published in the UK in the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Man with a Bull-Tongue Plow

      Dutton, NY 1934 - Dustwrapper shows a completely closed 1" tear to top of front panel. Book shows typical brown offsetting to endsheets. Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown. A tight, clean (and most acceptable) copy of the author's first regularly publishe book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Europa in Waffen - Ein Dokument in 180 Bildern, welches den Rüstungsstand der europäischen Armeen Ende des Jrs. 1933 zeigt

      ohne Verlagsangabe, 1934,. 54 S., komplett mit allen 180 eingeklebten Bildern, paperback, Format 30 x 30,5 cm, altersgerecht guter Zustand, Kanten bestoßen, Namensstempel im Vorderdeckel, Seiten stellenweise leicht fleckig, 4 cm breite Leimspur im Hinterdeckel am Rand entlang.

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        R.E. Lee A Biography

      Charles Scribners & Sons, N.Y. 1934 - First edition. Four volumes bound in red cloth. (1934-35). The letter "A" is present on the copyright page of all four volumes. Maps, plans, photos. Index. Appendix. SIGNED BY FREEMAN in Vol. 1. Some minor soiling and wear, otherwise near fine condition. A RARE FREEMAN SIGNATURE of a classic work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Voyage of the Bounty's Launch, as related in William Bligh's Despatch to the Admiralty, and the Journal of John Fryer. With an introduction by Owen Rutter and wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings.

      Folio, 32cm, pp.86, colophon, The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1934. - Number 259 of 300 copies handset in Golden Cockerel type and printed on Arnold all-rag paper. Illustrated with 11 wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. Bound in rust-coloured canvas, the boards covered with natural-coloured canvas, lettered in gold up the spine, t.e.g., others uncut. A near fine copy. (Chanticleer 95, Kirkus 47) The first of the Golden Cockerel Press `Bounty' books. An innovation was the `sail-type' binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Death Ship

      Knopf 1934 - New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 372 pp. 8vo, publisher's cloth in dust jacket. First American edition. Very good book in a very good price-clipped dust jacket, First Printing April 1934 stated on copyright page. Very rare in this condition, especially the dust jacket. Translated by the author. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1934 - 372 pp, 12mo. Cloth in dj. First edition. Minimal shelfwear to boards, lt tanning and minor soil to eps, gently shaken. P.o.'s neat name and "first" in ink to ffep. Interior otherwise clean. Dj edgeworn and soiled, w/ chipping to spine ends, approx. 1" piece missing from center of spine, front flap roughly clipped; spine sunned. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cellar Stories Bookstore]
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        Man Ray, photographies 1920-1934 Paris (2d ed.)

      James Thrall Soby / Random House 1934 - 7 De coleccionista-muy bueno./ Collector's item-very good. Spiral bound professionally restored. Slight marks of handling and wear on the edges of the illustrated cover. Otherwise, book interior in excellent conditions. Product description: This is a very rare first edition, second printing of Man Ray’s highly acclaimed, "Man Ray Photographs 1920 – 1934 Paris" published by James Thrall Soby (with Random House) & Cahiers d'Art, Hartford & New York / Paris in 1934. There is controversy surrounding the actual edition of this book. Writing in The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century, Andrew Roth wrote points out that the first edition, second issue, with the fictitious "Second Edition" on the cancel title page was placed there by the publisher who "attempted to generate demand where none existed by suggesting the edition had sold out. After replacing the title pages of these copies with one stating second edition, he returned them for sale." Regardless of the issue point, Parr & Badger in their book, "The Photobook: A History", state that the Man Ray photographs contained in this edition are "regarded by some as amongst the greatest of the twentieth century. This was Man Ray’s first monograph and his friends pulled out all the stops to herald it. It contains poetry and essays by the leading figures of the Dada and Surrealist movements: André Breton, Paul Éluard, Marcel Duchamp (written under his famous pseudonym "Rrose Selavy") and Tristan Tzara. Containing 84 stunning full page black and white monochromes (photographs) and 19 rayographs, the book is a tall quarto (12" x 10") that is spiral bound in stiff photographically illustrated wrappers.

      [Bookseller: KOWASA]
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        The Maltese Falcon

      Modern Library 1934 - Semi flexible balloon covers. Pages have a touch of tanning at the edges. Cloth on spine has some lightening. A wrinkle in the cloth on the spine. Jacket has 225 books listed. 95 cents on the jacket flap. White parts of the jacket have tanned especially at the spine. Small wear at edges of jacket. The largest is a 3/8" triangular piece missing at the bottom edge of the rear panel. Wear and resulting split at top and bottom of front hinge on jacket up to 1/2". Same on rear jacket hinge but up to 1/4" No fading or rubbing. Jacket in mylar cover with the whole in a plastic bag to protect. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Indian Hills Books]
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        Pirates of Venus - 1st Edition

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, CA 1934 - A handsome First Edition/First Printing in the blue cloth with red lettering on the front cover and spine in Near Fine condition with lightly rubbed extremities in Fine dust-jacket. End papers decorated with the map of Venus (Amtor) drawn by Burroughs. Zeuschner 406 ; "If a female figure in a white shroud enters your bedchamber at midnight on the thirteenth day of this month, answer this letter; otherwise do not." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Grammar Can Be Fun

      ew York- Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AThis is a first edition of this grammatical book for children. %0D%0AMunro leaf was an American author of children's literature who wrote and illustrated nearly 40 books during his career. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a cloth binding. Externally, smart with light bumping and some sunning to spine. Dampstaining to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD%0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      New York: Dodd, Mead Company,. 1934. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 1-244 [245] [246: ad] [247-248: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank],. original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained orange, fore-edge rough trimmed, decorated endpapers.. Several very faint water strikes to cloth on front cover, a bright,. near fine copy in a very good dust jacket with 10 x 35 mm chip from. head of spine panel, tiny chips from upper front corner tips, and. shelf wear at tail of spine panel and lower corner tips. Rare in. jacket. (#80310). First U.S. edition. A Dodd, Mead "Red Badge" mystery. Collection of twelve short stories first published in England by Collins in 1934 as PARKER PYNE INVESTIGATES. "On rereading, the collection holds up very well." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2420. Hubin (1994), p. 164. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 25.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Mr. Parker Pyne Detective

      Dodd Mead, New York 1934 - First Edition. 8vo; [vi] 246pp. Publisher's orange cloth, the spine and upper cover stamped in black, the top edge stained orange, the fore-edge untrimmed, with decorated endpapers; in an illustrated dust jacket priced at $2.00.A Very Fine copy, square, tight and extremely clean, in a Fine, vibrant jacket, with barely any toning, that appears to have had a sliver of restoration to the top edge. A collection of twelve short stories first published in England (1934) as "Parker Pyne Investigates." Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2420. A truly superlative copy, espcially scarce in a collectible jacket. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Autograph letter, signed.

      Amherst 1934 - Single sheet measuring 6 1/8 by 8 inches. Addressed to Mr. Cutler, who was the principal of Athol High School in Massachusetts. Dated November 14, 1934, Frost appears to be responding to Cutler's request for a lecture, which he declines due to "being sent south for my health," though he adds that "(t)he health is no very serious matter but serious enough for caution." Although overtly a standard reply, there is a great deal of biographical subtext at play in this letter. A month or so after this letter, Elinor Frost wrote to her friend Edith Fobes, noting that "(w)e are here in the South on Robert's account. He is hoping to avoid one of those grippe and rheumatic infections that he has suffered from the last two winters." Ironically, though, it was Elinor who was suffering the most during this time, as 1934 also marked the year in which the Frosts' youngest daughter, Marjorie, died from complications during the birth of her first child. In the same letter to Fobes, Elinor wrote that she had suffered "a severe attack of angina," which, she reported, "is added to the other heart complications." These would eventually lead to her death from a heart attack in March, 1938. A fine letter, with the original holograph envelope.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Eight Individual Plays. Being: Black Coffee, 1934; Ten Little Niggers, 1944; The Hollow, 1952; Witness for the Prosecution, 1954; The Mousetrap, 1954; Spider's Web, 1956; The Unexpected Guest, 1958; Go Back for Murder, 1960.

      London: Samuel French Limited, 1934 - 1960. - 8 volumes; 8vo. French's Acting Editions, several First Printings. In their original soft covers, cream pictorial to 3 volumes, blue with titles in black to the other 5. A few covers a little dusty. A fantastic collection of plays from the Queen of Mystery, each with date of the original performance and names of characters and actors in the cast; from Black Coffee, the second play to include Christie's most popular character, the detective Hercule Poirot, to her more famous Witness for the Prosecution, Ten Little Niggers, and, of course, The Mousetrap. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Unfinished Portrait

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran. 1934. First. First American edition. Neat, contemporary owner name, corners slightly bumped else fine in fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny nicks. No fading to the delicate pink color on the jacket. A non-mystery in which a young woman tells the story of her tragic life to an interested young artist. A lovely copy of the second Agatha Christie novel written under the Westmacott pseudonym. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Oeuvre scientifique. Recueil des Principaux travaux publie par les soins de J.A.Barré u.a.

      Paris Masson 1934 - VI, 638 S., einige Abb. Halbleinwandband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Selten. - Das wissenschaftliche Gesamtwerk des großen Neurologen in einer sehr schönen Originalausgabe der Zeit: "A Clinical neurologist par Excellence and a discerning histologist and histopathologist". Haymaker S. 397/400. - "J.F.F. Babinski (1857/1932), a student under Charcot at the Salpêtrière, founded the neurology service at the Hospital de la Pitié and contributed extensively to various aspects of neurology". (MacHenry S. 350/352) Inhalt: - La méthode en sémiologie - La sémiologie - Les tumeurs et les compressions cérébrales - Les affections non pyramidales - Les affections du cervelet, du bulbe et du labyrinthe - Les paraplégies et les affections de la moelle - Les affections des nerfs - Les affections des muscles - L'hystérie et le pithiatisme - Les troubles physiopathiques - La thérapeutique - Ellenberger S. 785/789. - Kolle Bd. II, S. 162 ff. - Gutes, fleckenfreies Ex., Titelblatt mit gelöschtem Bibl. - Stempel.

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        Summer in Williamsburg

      New York: Vanguard Press. (1934). First. First edition. Faint spotting on the spine else near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with some chipping at the corners of the spine, and several old internal repairs. A handsome copy of the author's first book, an extremely scarce novel set in Williamsburg, the Jewish section of Brooklyn. The first book in a trilogy, and destined for greater recognition. Hanna. Mirror for the Nation #1331. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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