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        Tropic of Cancer

      Paris: The Obelisk Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing of the author's first published book. An association copy, signed by Henry Miller one month after publication, inscribed "To Norman Douglas from a faithful admirer of his works / Henry V. Miller 10/3/34 / 18 Villa Seurat (XIV) Paris." Bound in contemporary or near-contemporary patterned stamped paper-covered boards with gilt stamped leather title label to spine, housed in red custom chemise slipcase. Front wrap with crab image bound in at front, text block slightly trimmed, and Douglas' ownership stamp to front paste down. Toning to spine and hairline cracks to outer joints. A taboo-breaking predecessor to Miller, Norman Douglas is most often remembered for his novel, South Wind, as well as for his scandalous limericks, which Obelisk reprinted. An exceptionally scarce copy of the first appearance of Miller's legendary novel, signed at his home at the Villa Seurat one month after publication.

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        Who Goes There?

      13.2 x 20cm blue boards with gilt stamped titles to the spine. (viii) 230pp + (1) author biography. With very striking, unclipped, original dust jacket designed by Hannes Bok priced at $3.00. One of an undetermined number of subscriber copies signed on the front free endpaper by the author. The book consists of seven short stories that were originally published in Astounding Science Fiction (1934-38) and the title story has been the basis for three films: The Thing From Another World (1951) directed by Christian Nyby; The Thing (1982) directed by John Carpenter; The Thing (2011) directed by Matthijs van Heijngen.

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        Autograph letter signed to William Force Stead.

      Riversdale, Willbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin: 26 September [1934] - Single leaf with Riversdale letterhead, autograph letter signed to recto only. Framed (370 x 320 mm). Usual folds, excellent condition. A fascinating letter written by Yeats to his friend William Force Stead (1884-1967), expounding the symbolic meanings in the ring that Yeats had had made for him by Edmund Dulac. Stead was an American-born poet, literary scholar, and Anglican clergyman, who studied at Oxford and then became chaplain and fellow at Worcester College from 1926 to 1933, when he was forced to resign due to his conversion to Catholicism. He was a friend of C. S. Lewis, Edmund Blunden, and of T. S. Eliot whom he baptised into the Anglican faith in 1927. He was later responsible for discovering the manuscript of the insane Christian poet Christopher Smart's Jubilate Agno, published in 1939 as Rejoice in the Lamb: A Song from Bedlam, and thus for bringing the antics of Smart's cat Jeoffry to the attention of the world. When Yeats was living in Oxford in 1920, and deeply involved in the occult investigations that would culminate in A Vision (1925), Stead introduced himself by sending him a copy of his latest book of poems. He was invited to come and visit, and remembering their first meeting in a later talk entitled "Oxford Poets", in which he mentioned his anticipation that "since boyhood I had thought of him as the Magician Merlin harping in the Forest of Brocéliande". He was likely not disappointed, discovering Yeats in the company of his wife, a Hindu priest with "a long flowing orange coloured robe", and the Jesuit Father Martindale, "in the midst of a discourse on spiritualism and its evidences of survival". Yeats explained to Stead that he had not read his poems but been compelled to invite him because on touching Stead's book he had been visited by the odour of violets. Yeats, ever sensitive to spiritual missives in the form of "sweet smells" (A Vision), and particularly that of violets which he associated with sanctity, thus felt that Stead had been favourably flagged up for him by his spiritual instructors and began to cultivate a significant friendship and correspondence. Yeats later penned a reference to help Stead continue his academic career in America: "I have known Mr W. Force Stead since 1920. I think him an imaginative scholar with considerable critical ability and knowledge of English literature. His own writings show that he is sensitive to rhythm and style. He is a charming personality." He also did Stead the considerable courtesy of including two of his poems in the Oxford Book of Modern Verse that he controversially edited in 1936. Stead, for his part, concluded his "Oxford Poets" talk with the following ringing encomium, describing Yeats as: "the greatest poet and also the most remarkable man I have ever known. No words can revive the flash and fire of his mind, or his capacity for filling a room with his electric personality, lifting us out of ourselves, and carrying us away into regions of cloud-capped towers and gorgeous palaces and airy tongues that syllable men's names. Whenever I walked home after an evening with him, I heard the stars singing above me, and the memory of him remains an everlasting example of the truth that a man of genius is far greater than anything his genius creates." In the present letter, which is apparently the last known from Yeats to Stead, the aged poet explains the meaning of the symbols on the ring designed for him by Edmund Dulac: "The Butterfly is the main symbol in my ring - the ring I always wear - the other symbol is the hawk. The hawk is the straight road of logic, the butterfly the crooked road of intuition - the hawk pounces, the butterfly flutters. I do not know any book upon the subject. I got like you a vision if I remember rightly." Stead had clearly in his preceding letter mentioned some spiritualist experiment involving a candle, of the type Yeats and Stead are known to have explored together, as Yeats goes on: "I suggest that your candle is knowled [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Films parlés

      Nrf 1934 - - Nrf, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Irène Némirovsky à Roger Jutigneaux. Légères piqûres sans gravité sur les plats. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of the review copies service. Signed autograph of Irene Nemirovsky Roger Jutigneaux. Light bites without gravity on the boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Ahnenforschung - leicht gemacht. Wege zur Ahnentafel und Familenkunde.

      Berlin Industrieverlag Spaeth & Linde , 1934 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur / Kartoneinband gr.8vo im Format 16,5 x 23,5 cm) mit Rücken- und illustriertem Deckeltitel. 177 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Erste Auflage, EA, Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung (Papier altersgemäß gebräunt, Kanten leicht geknickt, sonst gut) Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Man Ray: Photographs 1920-1934 Paris; Photographies 1920-1934 Paris

      Hartford, Connecticut:: James Thrall Soby: Random House, NY & Cahiers d'Art, Paris:, n.d. [1934].. First edition [spuriously stated 'Second Edition'].. Comb binding. Very Good. [vi], 104 [+8], [ii]. The contents - the text pages, and Ray's wonderful photographs - are clean and unmarked, corners good, with small tears to the binder holes at the spine ends. There is a faint greying of some white page areas from offsetting, and the residue of a small pencilled price to the title page. The colour photograph front cover is clean and complete, with a crease across the upper corner, tiny creases adjacent to the spine, a few short rubbed striations to the top edge, and minimal scuffs to the edges. The white rear cover has a few minor marks, a 5mm closed tear to the leading edge, and a small loss of laminate to the bottom corner. Large quarto, 31x24.5cms, with the original white plastic comb binder. As often, this is damaged: the top two circlets have gone, and the third is present but detached: however, the pages turn easily without snagging. Text in French and English throughout (German and English in the case of Duchamp). Man Ray's introduction is set at the beginning of the book; the four contributors' texts, which introduce groupings of the photographs, are titled: The visages of woman; Men before the mirror; When things dream; and Rayographs 1921-1928. A legendary production - and a very satisfactory copy. [The 'Deuxieme Edition' / 'Second Edition' printed onto the title pages of unsold (first edition) copies was the publisher's ruse in the hope of boosting sales.] Now housed and conserved in a custom-made felt-lined black buckram-covered Solander box with Man Ray's name blocked in silver to the spine to match the cover title. [Heavy Item]

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        Down-along Apple Market Street, 1934, 1st US Edition, Ninth Impression,,: New England Coast Village, DOWN ALONG , SERIES #1 ,IN DUSTJACKET A story told and illustrated by Mabel Betsy Hill , Judy Jo and her trip

      J. B. Lippincott Company U.S.A. STOKES BOOK, 1934. HBDJ 1934, 1st US Edition, NINTH Impression, GOOD/ VG, , FORMER EX-LIBRARY Probably Rebound in a library binding with typical markings, stamps and pocket. It has a plastic protected dust jacket that is in Very Good condition with a library stickerJ on spine, , OBLONG BLACK Front cover has some LITE stains and wear front & BACK cover, TINY dents and decolorations on the edges. hard to detect.? Very good craftsmanship, the pages are holding well and the paper quality is GOOD, just a slight yellow hue, Interior pgs light scuff marksprotector has a bit of tape on it and is lightly scratched and scuffed. The dust jacket shows original price of $1.35. The black cloth covered boards are: clean, lightly scratched and scuffed, and for the most part in Good condition. Unpaginated pages, 6-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches ,The edges of the cover are moderately worn, the corners are taped on bottom, top corners worn through and lightly bumped and the hinges are strong on the outside. The spine is taped on ends and have library markings and loose from bindings. The yellow lettering is lightly faded on the spine. The inside bindings are taped at endpapers, loosening throughout rest of book. There is library markings, front endpaper has been removed on the endpapers. The inside pages have no writing, notes, highlighting, or marks. There is some very light yellowing or tanning from age. Pages have light corner and edge bumps. A few pages have corner creases. Book has a slight musty odor. ,SERIES #1 ,IN DUSTJACKET, FRONT decorated endpapers 90% TORN OUT on right . & Last pg, Nicely color Illustrated 79 YEAR OLD BK by the author with illustrated paper boards and village and character illustrated endpapers,HBDJ 1934, 1st US Edition, NINTH Impression, GOOD/ VG, , FORMER EX-LIBRARY Probably Rebound in a library binding with typical markings, stamps and pocket. It has a plastic protected dust jacket that is in Very Good condition with a library stickerJ on spine, , OBLONG BLACK Front cover has some LITE stains and wear front & BACK cover, TINY dents and decolorations on the edges. hard to detect.? Very good craftsmanship, the pages are holding well and the paper quality is GOOD, just a slight yellow hue, Interior pgs light scuff marksprotector has a bit of tape on it and is lightly scratched and scuffed. The dust jacket shows original price of $1.35. The black cloth covered boards are: clean, lightly scratched and scuffed, and for the most part in Good condition. Unpaginated pages, 6-1/4 x 8-3/4 inches ,The edges of the cover are moderately worn, the corners are taped on bottom, top corners worn through and lightly bumped and the hinges are strong on the outside. The spine is taped on ends and have library markings and loose from bindings. The yellow lettering is lightly faded on the spine. The inside bindings are taped at endpapers, loosening throughout rest of book. There is library markings, front endpaper has been removed on the endpapers. The inside pages have no writing, notes, highlighting, or marks. There is some very light yellowing or tanning from age. Pages have light corner and edge bumps. A few pages have corner creases. Book has a slight musty odor. A story told and illustrated by Mabel Betsy Hill , Judy Jo and her trip from her home at one end of the village all the way to Duck Light Cove and her grandmother. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Mabel Betsy Hill.

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        TRIGGERNOMETRY: A GALLERY OF GUNFIGHTERS WITH TECHNICAL NOTES ON LEATHER SLAPPING AS A FINE ART, GATHERED FROM MANY A LOOSE HOLSTERED EXPERT OVER THE YEARS

      The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934., New York - First edition. 8vo. This copy has an inked gift presentation inscription on the front fly leaf from Dudley R. Dobie and dated June 4, 1936. Blue cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on spine, and on decorated front cover, xvii. Il., 441 pp., Illustrated from plates, portraits, bibliography. "Foreword" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes, illustrations from the Rose collection. An outstanding work regarding events in the lives of such famous gunmen as John Wesley Hardin, Ben Thompson, Bill Longley, Billy Breakenridge, Dallas Stoudenmire, Billy The Kid, Sam Bass, Wild Bill Hickok, Butch Cassidy, Tom Horn, and others; including Texas Ranger Captains Bill McDonald, Jim Gillett, and John R. Hughes. Near fine, bright copy in the elusive dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities. Scarce in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        The Dark Island

      1934 - First edition. 8vo., original green cloth. London, The Hogarth Press. Inscribed by the author and the dedicatee on the front free endpaper, ?In all gratitude from Gwen St Aubyn and V. Sackville-West. 1935 January?, with a contemporary ownership inscription in which the first name is illegible and the second appears to be Sumpter. St. Aubyn was Harold Nicolson's sister, and developed a close friendship with Vita when recuperating from a car crash at Sissinghurst. The central character in The Dark Island, Shirin, is based on her, and the printed dedication is also to her - she was also the dedicatee of The Eagle and the Dove. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

      Paris: Le Vasseur et Cie 1934 - 2 vols. LIMITED EDITION 425/720. 4to. (c. 27 x 21 cm.) Contemporary half blue morocco over marbled boards, marbled end papers, spines with raised bands and twin gilt lettered red labels, richly gilt in compartments. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Matching slip cases. Pochoir colour illustrations by Barbier consisting of 20 full page plates, 2 pochoir title pages and 4 vignettes. Slipcases slightly rubbed, the books themselves in fine condition. A lovely set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tender is the Night

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934 Illustrations by Edward Shenton. First edition, first printing, with Scribner's "A" present on copyright page (later printings omitted this publisher's code). Publisher's dark green cloth, ruled in blind and lettered in gilt, with front flap and rear panel of dust jacket tipped in to front endpapers, and with front panel of dust jacket tipped in to first free leaf. A very good copy with some light wear to extremities and very faint soiling to rear board, front hinge cracked but holding, pages age-toned and with some scattered creasing from use. Overall an attractive copy with the original dust jacket uniquely preserved. Bruccoli A14.I.a. Tender is the Night is Fitzgerald's last completed novel, based on the lives of American ex-patriots living in Paris and the French Riviera. The book is a complicated tale of love and lust, and gives reader's a glimpse into the characters' stories through a series of flashbacks scattered throughout the chronological plotline. Like many of Fitzgerald's works, Tender is the Night is semi-autobiographical in nature, with the author's friends serving as models for characters, including Pablo Picasso, the Cole Porters, and socialites Sara and Gerald Murphy, to whom the book is dedicated. Interestingly, Fitzgerald took the title "Tender is the Night" from a line in John Keats' poem "Ode to a Nightingale." . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Shenton, Edward.

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        Mein Weltbild.

      Amsterdam: Querido, 1934 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in gilt. Gilt entirely gone from spine, two faint watermarks to front cover, front inner hinge cracked but holding, a few light pencil underlines, otherwise clean and fresh, a good copy. First edition, inscribed by Albert Einstein as "A. Einstein" in 1934, with two verses of his composition, likely to his son-in-law Rudolf Kayser ("Rudi"), with the felicitation "Des lieben Freundin zum Gruss" ("Greetings to my dear friend"). Einstein occasionally inscribed Mein Weltbild in verse; the copy inscribed to his mentor Max Talmey had a shorter though related two-line rhyming inscription. The inscription in this copy is six lines of verse, plus felicitation, beginning: "Was der Fëder that entfahren / That der Rudi aufbewharen / Was mir selber längst entschwunden / Wird de Leser aufgebunden " ("What the pen let slip, Rudi saved ") Mein Weltbid ("My World View") comprises five essays by Einstein on science, religion, politics, and philosophy: "The World As I See It", "Of Politics and Pacifism", "Germany 1933", "Judaism", and "Science". Since his childhood in Prussia Einstein had been opposed to militant nationalism and enforced conformity, even renouncing his German citizenship for that of Switzerland as a teenager. As he grew in stature as a physicist he began using his celebrity to promote his philosophical ideals – internationalism, pacifism, and Zionism – earning him much vitriol from the far-right but endearing him to millions of others around the world. This edition is entirely in German; the first English language edition was published in the US in 1949. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Lester School and Henry Lester Institute of Technical Education, Ceremony of Laying the foundation Stones February the Seventeenth 1934.

      Shanghai, China: The Lester School and Henry Lester Institute of Technical Education, 1934 Some wear as shown.

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        AH34 - Visages

      S.V.U. Manes, Prague 1934 - 21.5 x 30.5cm. A set limited to 100 copies, consisting of four sheets with half title, title, reviews of Hoffmeister's work and a list of the contents, plus 36 caricatures of political and cultural figures including, amongst others, Adolf Hitler, Jean Cocteau, James Joyce and Boris Pasternack, Max Ernst, George Bernard Shaw, and G K Chesterton. The half title is signed and inscribed by Hoffmeister to the cartoonist David Low: "For David Low / From his pupil / A Hoffmeister/ Praha 1947" Adolf Hoffmeister (1902-1973) was a writer and artist. He edited one of the main Czech daily newspapers, Lidové noviny (1928-30) and the main literary paper, Literární noviny (1930-32), and set up an anti-fascist magazine, Simplicus, in the 1930s after the German satiric magazine Simplicissimus which was banned by the Nazis. During the war he was imprisoned by the Germans but managed to escape and make his way to the United States. After the war he became the Czech ambassador to France but as the regime grew more Stalinist, he left the diplomatic service and became Professor at the Prague Academy of Decorative Arts, where he headed a special department for children¿s book illustrations and cartoons. After the collapse of the ¿Prague Spring¿ of the sixties he left his country for the second time, not returning until 1970. A scarce signed item, with a little faint toning to the edges of the pages. The original paper wrappers are brittle and chipped with a number of closed tears. They are now protected by a plastic sleeve. The original slip case has a red label to the front. It is toned and rubbed and is starting to split along the top edge and at the foot of the spine. An unusual and scarce signed item. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any questions or require further images.

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        LA GERUSALEMME LIBERATA AD USO DELLE SCUOLE

      SOCIETA EDITRICE INTERNAZIONALE, TORINO 1934 - ITALIANO Mezza legatura con angoli, priva di titoli. Al dorso titoli manoscritti a penna. Macchie di umidità alla carta di guardia. Introduzione di una litografia con ritratto del Tasso, all'antiporta. Pagine e testi ben conservati. Nuova edizione notevolmente migliorata ed arricchita di quadri classici, 49 migliaio. Introduzione e commento di Michele Martina.

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        Les paris sont ouverts.

      Paris. José Corti 1934 - . In-8 agrafé. Couvertures tête-bêche imprimées en rouge et noir. Texte dédié à Léon Trotsky. E.O. Il n'est pas annoncé de grand papier (Quelques piqûres et infime trou de poinçon traversant toute les pages). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COMPILACION DE LAS DISPOSICIONES OFICIALES DICTADAS REGULANDO EL ESTABLECIMIENTO DE MONOPOLIOS DEL ESTADO.

      Compañía Arrendataria del Monopolio de Petróleos, Madrid 1934 - .sobre los combustibles minerales, líquidos y sus derivados, y su administración por la Compañía concesionaria de ésta. Madrid. Imprenta de Palomeque, 1934. Book description: Cubiertas débiles de origen, reforzadas con cinta transparente. Costura firme de 7 hilos. Papel couché delgado. 21.5x16 cm. 469 pp impresas. En cada p. non de la 1 a la 469 lleva imp. sello oval morado con escudo y leyenda "Delegación del Gobierno cerca de la Cª Arreª del Monopolio de Petróleos" y sobre cada sello una rúbrica manuscrita del Delegado, Honorato Castro, quien en p. 4 redacta la certificación en Barcelona, 14 Oct. 1938. Aparece el Vº Bº del Ministro de Hacienda D. Francisco Méndez Aspe, cuya firma autógrafa acompaña la imp. del sello del Protocolo del Ministerio de Estado, y el 17 del mismo mes legaliza la firma el Subsecretario D. Agustín de Vera. Al reverso de la 469 una certificación de autenticidad de las leyes que contiene el libro "comprendidas entre las fechas 28 de Junio de 1927 y 10 de Julio 1934, avalada con firma del Jefe de Bibliotecas del Ministerio de Justicia D. Alejo García Góngora. Hay impresión de sello de goma con escudo de España al centro, leyenda en cerco y Vº Bº del Ministro de Justicia, quien firma, y cuya firma es autentificada por el Subsecretario D. Agustín de Vera según su firma e impresión del sello del Protocolo del Ministerio de Estado, en 15 Oct. 1938. Misma página y otro sello morado con leyenda en francés del 17 del mismo mes, más tres timbres (¿fiscales?) adheridos con leyenda AFFAIRES ÉTRANGERES, dos de 10 francos y uno de 100 y una firma del Cónsul General francés a cargo de la Cancillería, quien firma, y añade rúbrica de recibo de 240 ¿pts? De la p. 426 a 437 corre índice por fechas de leyes etc., y de la 439 a la 469 corre un alfabético de materias. Salvo las cubiertas, tres solapas y frágiles como el recubrimiento del lomo, que tiene pérdidas en ambos extremos, el contenido y los numerosos sellos, rúbricas, certificaciones, legalizaciones etc., interiores permanecen impecables. Peso: 520 grs. Ejemplar único. ALTAMENTE COLECCIONABLE. Size: 21.5x15.5 Cm [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dessins et peintures d'Asie. Exécutés au cours de l'Expedition Citroen Centre-Asie. Troisième mission G.-M. Haarrdt - L. Audouin-Dubreuil.

      Jules Meynel Paris 1934 - Folio (39 x 29 cm). Suite of 50 colour plates with "Croquis de route et notes de voyages" as a separate volume. Original card folder; some light soiling and spotting. Number 33 from the limited edition of 500 copies. Finely produced portfolio of illustrations by the official artist of the Citroen Central Asia Expedition, capturing the peoples and landscapes of Persia, Turkistan, Afghanistan and Mongolia. The third Citroen mission, The Yellow Cruise, took place between April 1931 and February 1932. This motorised expedition followed Citroen's previous successful mission across the Sahara and The Black Cruise in Central Africa. This time the route went across Asia from Beirut to Beijing, amounting to 13,000 km. It was the first time anyone had driven a car in the Himalayas and the convoy also set the world altitude record for cars - 4208m - in the process. Yakovlev produced a captivating record of the peoples he saw on the route, including Persians, Mongolians, Kyrghyzs and Afghans. By the artist's own admission, it was the interesting characters in traditional attire that he most enjoyed drawing, especially those with distinctive head-dresses. Yakovlev was particularly fascinated with the Baghdadi Kurds, a people whose proud and dignified air Yakovlev found very attractive: 'If I hadn't known that the Baghdadi Kurds who came to pose for me were just porters handling supplies for the expedition,' Yakovlev wrote, 'I could easily have mistaken them for descendants of the princes of One Thousand and One Nights' (A.Yakovlev, Putevye zapiski o puteshestvii po Azii v ekspeditsii avtomobil'nogo obshchestva 'Sitroen', 25 April 1931). Yakovlev was born in St Petersburg in 1887. He showed a prodigious talent as a draftsman and artist from a young age. He studied at the Imperial Academy of Arts and was awarded the status of Artist under the Tsarist regime in 1913, followed by a scholarship to study abroad. It was the start of a lifetime of travels. He and a fellow artist headed for Italy, then Spain. Their modernist-influenced exhibitions back in St Petersburg were met with mixed reactions. Nevertheless, Yakovlev won another scholarship, from 1917-1919, to the Far East, and travelled to Mongolia, China and Japan. He returned to Paris and took French citizenship. By the time of La Croisiere Noire in 1924 Yakovlev had become an expert at painting on the spot in difficult conditions. He returned to Paris with his work and proceeded to produce prints and limited edition publications as well as a celebrated exhibition. Yakovlev was presented with a Legion of Honour by the French Government in 1926.

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        Goodbye Mr. Chips!

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1934. First Edition. Very Good. Signed. First British edition, first printing. Signed and Dated by James Hilton, two months after publication. Very Good, in an unclipped dust jacket. Light lean to spine. Light edge wear to cloth. Pages toned, with light foxing. An unknown inscription also appears on the same page as Hilton's. Dust jacket shows rubbing and soiling, with several edge chips and tape repairs made to the verso. First British edition, signed and dated by the author.

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        Ausblick vom Münsterturm. Erlebtes aus dem Elsaß und dem Reich. Mit vier Kohlezeichnungen von Theodor Heuß, Einbandentwurf Georg Renzel. BEILIEGEND drei handschriftliche Postkarten an Oberbürgermeister Otto Hartmann, eine von Elly Heuss-Knapp und zwei von Theodor Heuss.

      Berlin-Tempelhof: Hans Bott Verlag 1934 168 Seiten. Orig.-Ganzleinen mit geprägter Deckelillustration, Oktav, 19,2 cm (leicht bestoßen und berieben, Einband etwas angestaubt, Rücken leicht nachgedunkelt, Besitzvermerke auf Vorsatz, innen gelegentlich Marginalien aus Hartmanns Hand, die Postkarten etwas gebräunt, alles aber ordentlich erhalten) Erste Ausgabe. Das Buch erlebte zahlreiche Nachauflagen. Auf dem Vorsatz mit dem Besitzvermerk: \"Otto Hartmann / Stuttgart-N, Jägerstr. 40 II / Sa. 20.10.1934\" und darunter: \"Maria Hartmann / Weihnachten 1953\". Die Postkarten von Theodor Heuss und Elly Heuss-Knapp mit der Anrede \"Lieber Freund\" sind ebenfalls an die Jägerstraße 40 adressiert. Bei dem Empfänger Otto Hartmann handelt es sich mit größter Wahrscheinlichkeit um den Oberbürgermeister von Göppingen 1919-1933. Hartmann (geb. 1877: gest. in Ludwigsburg 1952) war auch mit Hermann Hesse befreundet. In Göppingen eröffnete am 3. September 2017 die Ausstellung \"Hermann Hesse und seine Freundschaft mit Otto Hartmann\".Hartmann hatte das Buch kurz nach Erscheinen für 3,50 Mark erworben (auf dem vorderen Spiegel der Bleistiftvermerk: \"3.50 Gl. 18./10.34\") und stand mit dem Ehepaar Heuss offenbar in telefonischem und brieflichem Kontakt. Die eng beschriebenen und schwer leserlichen Postkarten von Theodor Heuss sind auf den 19.10. und 1.11.34 datiert, die von Elly Heuss-Knapp auf den 12. Nov. 1934, sie bezieht sich auf einen Brief von Hartmann. Offensichtlich aus Platzgründen ist die Karte mit \"E. H-K.\" unterzeichnet. Die Karte von Theodor Heuss vom 19.10. ist unterzeichnet: \"Ihr Theodor Heuss\", die Karte vom 1.11. ist nicht signiert, aber zweifelsfrei in der gleichen Handschrift. Als Absenderadresse hat Theodor Heuss Berlin-Lichterfelde, Kamillenstr. 9 (19.10.) bzw. Kamillenstr. 3 (1.11.). Die im Internet gefundene Kamillenstraße 6 könnte man als die demokratische Mitte betrachten. Das Ehepaar Heuss lebte von 1930 bis 1943 in Lichterfelde. - Dem Buch liegen weiter bei: eine Besprechung des Buches aus den Basler Nachrichten vom 1.12.1934 und ein Ausschnitt des originalen Umschlages.\"Elisabeth Eleonore Anna Justine \"Elly\" Heuss-Knapp (geborene Knapp; geb. 25. Januar 1881 in Straßburg; gest. 19. Juli 1952 in Bonn), Frau des ersten deutschen Bundespräsidenten Theodor Heuss, war eine deutsche Politikerin, Sozialreformerin und die Gründerin des Müttergenesungswerks.\" - \"Theodor Heuss (geb. 31. Januar 1884 in Brackenheim; gest. 12. Dezember 1963 in Stuttgart) war ein deutscher Journalist, Politikwissenschaftler und fast 60 Jahre aktiver liberaler Politiker (NSV, FVg, FVP, DDP, FDP/DVP). Mit der Gründung der FDP 1948 wurde er deren Vorsitzender. Er war von 1949 bis 1959 der erste Bundespräsident der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.\" (Wikipedia). - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Autograph AML]

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        Ausblick vom Münsterturm. Erlebtes aus dem Elsaß und dem Reich. Mit vier Kohlezeichnungen von Theodor Heuß, Einbandentwurf Georg Renzel. BEILIEGEND drei handschriftliche Postkarten an Oberbürgermeister Otto Hartmann, eine von Elly Heuss-Knapp und zwei...

      ...von Theodor Heuss. - (leicht bestoßen und berieben, Einband etwas angestaubt, Rücken leicht nachgedunkelt, Besitzvermerke auf Vorsatz, innen gelegentlich Marginalien aus Hartmanns Hand, die Postkarten etwas gebräunt, alles aber ordentlich erhalten) Erste Ausgabe. Das Buch erlebte zahlreiche Nachauflagen. Auf dem Vorsatz mit dem Besitzvermerk: "Otto Hartmann / Stuttgart-N, Jägerstr. 40 II / Sa. 20.10.1934" und darunter: "Maria Hartmann / Weihnachten 1953". Die Postkarten von Theodor Heuss und Elly Heuss-Knapp mit der Anrede "Lieber Freund" sind ebenfalls an die Jägerstraße 40 adressiert. Bei dem Empfänger Otto Hartmann handelt es sich mit größter Wahrscheinlichkeit um den Oberbürgermeister von Göppingen 1919-1933. Hartmann (geb. 1877: gest. in Ludwigsburg 1952) war auch mit Hermann Hesse befreundet. In Göppingen eröffnete am 3. September 2017 die Ausstellung "Hermann Hesse und seine Freundschaft mit Otto Hartmann".Hartmann hatte das Buch kurz nach Erscheinen für 3,50 Mark erworben (auf dem vorderen Spiegel der Bleistiftvermerk: "3.50 Gl. 18./10.34") und stand mit dem Ehepaar Heuss offenbar in telefonischem und brieflichem Kontakt. Die eng beschriebenen und schwer leserlichen Postkarten von Theodor Heuss sind auf den 19.10. und 1.11.34 datiert, die von Elly Heuss-Knapp auf den 12. Nov. 1934, sie bezieht sich auf einen Brief von Hartmann. Offensichtlich aus Platzgründen ist die Karte mit "E. H-K." unterzeichnet. Die Karte von Theodor Heuss vom 19.10. ist unterzeichnet: "Ihr Theodor Heuss", die Karte vom 1.11. ist nicht signiert, aber zweifelsfrei in der gleichen Handschrift. Als Absenderadresse hat Theodor Heuss Berlin-Lichterfelde, Kamillenstr. 9 (19.10.) bzw. Kamillenstr. 3 (1.11.). Die im Internet gefundene Kamillenstraße 6 könnte man als die demokratische Mitte betrachten. Das Ehepaar Heuss lebte von 1930 bis 1943 in Lichterfelde. - Dem Buch liegen weiter bei: eine Besprechung des Buches aus den Basler Nachrichten vom 1.12.1934 und ein Ausschnitt des originalen Umschlages."Elisabeth Eleonore Anna Justine "Elly" Heuss-Knapp (geborene Knapp geb. 25. Januar 1881 in Straßburg gest. 19. Juli 1952 in Bonn), Frau des ersten deutschen Bundespräsidenten Theodor Heuss, war eine deutsche Politikerin, Sozialreformerin und die Gründerin des Müttergenesungswerks." - "Theodor Heuss (geb. 31. Januar 1884 in Brackenheim gest. 12. Dezember 1963 in Stuttgart) war ein deutscher Journalist, Politikwissenschaftler und fast 60 Jahre aktiver liberaler Politiker (NSV, FVg, FVP, DDP, FDP/DVP). Mit der Gründung der FDP 1948 wurde er deren Vorsitzender. Er war von 1949 bis 1959 der erste Bundespräsident der Bundesrepublik Deutschland." (Wikipedia). - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage.

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        The Indian Tribes of North America: With Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs (3 Volume Set)

      Edinburgh, Scotland: John Grant, 1934. 3 volumes complete. Bound in the original navy-blue cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt. The cloth is unfaded and all bindings are in exaemplary shape, with only slight wear. Several leaves are careless opened. Though there are no external library markings, each volume has a "Royal Museum Library" bookplate from Salford; and minor internal markings. British multi-volume issue of the classic illustrated study (originally issued in 20 parts between 1836 and 1844; see Howes USIANA M-129, where this issue is also designated "aa"); dated 1933 in first volume and 1934 in the remaining two. Notable for the full-color reproductions (particularly the frontispiece of volume 1). Introduction by Hodge (volume 1; Bushnell's name on title page of volume 2 only); introductory note by H. J. Braunholtz (volume 3); indexes to each volume, plus bibliographical references. Nice, tight copies of a rarely encountered set.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by 123 Color Illustrations / Plates; 2 Photogravure portraits; 2 Color Maps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Collectible.

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        Mein Weltbild.

      Amsterdam: Querido,, 1934. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in gilt. Gilt entirely gone from spine, two faint watermarks to front cover, front inner hinge cracked but holding, a few light pencil underlines, otherwise clean and fresh, a good copy. First edition, inscribed by Albert Einstein as "A. Einstein" in 1934, with two verses of his composition, likely to his son-in-law Rudolf Kayser ("Rudi"), with the felicitation "Des lieben Freundin zum Gruss" ("Greetings to my dear friend"). Einstein occasionally inscribed Mein Weltbild in verse; the copy inscribed to his mentor Max Talmey had a shorter though related two-line rhyming inscription. The inscription in this copy is six lines of verse, plus felicitation, beginning: "Was der Fëder that entfahren / That der Rudi aufbewharen / Was mir selber längst entschwunden / Wird de Leser aufgebunden …" ("What the pen let slip, Rudi saved…") Mein Weltbid ("My World View") comprises five essays by Einstein on science, religion, politics, and philosophy: "The World As I See It", "Of Politics and Pacifism", "Germany 1933", "Judaism", and "Science". Since his childhood in Prussia Einstein had been opposed to militant nationalism and enforced conformity, even renouncing his German citizenship for that of Switzerland as a teenager. As he grew in stature as a physicist he began using his celebrity to promote his philosophical ideals – internationalism, pacifism, and Zionism – earning him much vitriol from the far-right but endearing him to millions of others around the world. This edition is entirely in German; the first English language edition was published in the US in 1949.

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        1700 Cocktails for the Man Behind the Bar

      London: William Heinemann, 1934. First Edition. Good. First edition, first printing. Good+, lacking jacket. Publisher's full blue morrocco, rubbed at extremities, with one corner rubbed through and wear at spine ends; darkening to patches of front cover. Inked numbers to front paste down. Foxing and small stain to edge of page block, foxing to prelims and terminals. Light toning to pages. R. de Fleury's 1934 book, in which he attempted to compile recipes for every known cocktail to date.

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        A Life Time Collection Of 688 Recipes For Drinks

      London: Herbert Jenkins, 1934, 1934. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 1 vol., 6-3/4" x 4-1/4", bound in the original stamped tan cloth, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, spine slightly darkened, mild general overall handling, internally clean and bright. A scarce early cocktail book. A life Time Collection of 688 Recipes For Drinks Ross Bolton. This book does fulfill its promise of having many of the most useful drinks that bartenders would need at the time, scaled to a home bar size. It covers Cobblers, Collins, Juleps, Rickeys, Sours, Slings, and much more. Also of note is that these recipes were written with jigger measurements, something very useful for today's drink mixer.

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        The Official Mixers Manual

      Ray Long & Richard Smith 1934 - Collectible First Edition of Patrick Gavin Duffy's post-Prohibition compilation of cocktail recipes, The Official Mixers Manual. 2-ring binder format with burgundy cloth covered boards. Original page guards intact. Complete as issued with title page, photo frontis of Duffy, all introductory matter, 36 illustrations of bar glassware and over 1200 cocktail recipes, some rare - and a few Depression era (minus alcohol). Published one year after Prohibition. Duffy, chief bartender at New York City's historic Ashland House, collected recipes from famous bars and restaurants in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America and relied on his impeccable taste for which to include. Board cloth bright and clean with minimal shelf wear. Endpapers and thumb tabs lightly age toned, leaves less so. Minimal foxing to photo frontis. Light erosion to rings and ring housing strip. Odor free. A presentable copy of a scarce mixology title. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Tint Book of Historical Colours Suitable for Decorative Work De Luxe Edition

      London: Thomas Parsons & Sons, 1934. First edition of this introduction to historical color, published as a resource for decorators by the London paint manufacturer Thomas Parsons & Sons. Beginning with the "primaries of mineral origin" favored by the ancient Egyptians, the book offers a sweeping survey of color through the ages: Persian Yellow, Chinese Turquoise, Tyrian Violet, Pompeian Red, Aubusson Green, Rose Pompadour, Delft Blue. Each page of paint samples is accompanied by a brief historical note: "Georgian greens were derived with national modifications from the vert pomme or apple green of our French neighbours, for at that time our fashions in most things came from France." A near-fine copy of a diverting book. Quarto, original embossed paper-covered boards patterned in green, pink, yellow, and gilt; black paper pastedown labels lettered in gilt; embossed patterned endpapers. Illustrated with 136 mounted and tissue-guarded paint chips throughout text. Lightest rubbing to joints, occasional light foxing.

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        Lysistrata.

      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1934. A New Version By Gilbert Seldes. Quarto. Original pictorial patterned boards, titles to spine and front cover in white. With the original glassine dust jacket. Housed in the original blue paper-covered slipcase and chemise. Illustrated by Picasso with 6 original etchings and 34 lithographed drawings. A fine copy with the glassine jacket slightly nicked, short tears to front flap joint. First and limited edition, first printing, number 953 of 1,500 copies signed by Picasso on the limitation page.

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        Lysistrata. A New Version By Gilbert Seldes.

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934 - Quarto. Original pictorial patterned boards, titles to spine and front cover in white. With the original glassine dust jacket. Housed in the original blue paper-covered slipcase and chemise. A fine copy with the glassine jacket slightly nicked, short tears to front flap joint. Illustrated by Picasso with 6 original etchings and 34 lithographed drawings. First and limited edition, first printing, number 953 of 1,500 copies signed by Picasso on the limitation page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        I, Claudius. From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Emperor of the Romans, born B.C. 10, murdered and deified A.D. 54; [and:] Claudius the God and his wife Messalina. The troublesome reign of Tiberius Claudius Cæsar, Emperor of the Romans (born B.C. 10, died A.D. 54), as described by himself; also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by others.

      London: Arthur Barker, 1934 - 2 works, octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, bottom edges untrimmed. With the dust jackets. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper of I, Claudius. Spines gently rolled, minor rubbing to spine ends, foxing to edges and endpapers; an excellent set in the jackets with nicks to extremities, more noticeably to I, Claudius, with minor loss to spine ends and head of flaps, short closed tear to foot of rear flap fold, spine browned. With 3 folding genealogical tables. First edition, first impressions, of Graves's first two historical novels. I, Claudius was the winner of the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes, and made into a critically acclaimed BBC television miniseries starring Derek Jacobi in 1976. Higginson A42; Higginson A43. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SHADOW 1934 July 15 STREET AND SMITH-RARE PULP FN

      Street and Smith 1934 - -CHAIN OF DEATH -GLossy cover, nice spine. -Someone stamped this cover with the "SHADOW CLUB" stamp -Higher grade copy Condition: FN

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        I FASTI LUOGHI SCELTI

      SOCIETA EDITRICE INTERNAZIONALE, 1934. ITALIANO 0,52 Volume in mezza legatura con dorso in pelle con titoli d'oro, lievemente usurato alle estremità. Coperta con angolature lievemente consumate. Presenti all'interno del volume "I fasti" con numerazione e frontespizio propri, da pagina 1 a pagina 162 e "Le metamorfosi" con numerazione da pagina 8 a pagina 214. Presenza di note a matita nelle pagine; lievi aloni di umidità e qualche traccia di impurità. Evidenza di illustrazioni in nero. Timbro di apparteneza alla carta di guardia anteriore. Tagli con lieve fioritura. Opere con introduzione e commento di Ernesto Curotto. USATO

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        Glory of life / by Llewelyn Powys ; with wood engravings by Robert Gibbings

      London : Golden Cockerel Press, 1934. First Edition. Near fine copy bound in quarter vellum over cloth boards with gilt-blocked label to the spine. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. . Physical description; 34 p. : ill. ; 33 cm. Notes; A Golden Cockerel Press presentation copy. Printed in black and red. Batchelor hand-made paper; watermarked: serpent and tree GCP. Limited edition of 277 copies, 2 on vellum, the remainder on paper; this copy is number 108. Binding: Quarter bound in white vellum, with white cloth sides; top-edge gilt, others untimmed. Subjects; Golden Cockerel Press. Free thought. Hedonism. Gibbings, Robert. wood engraving, British Illustrated books — British Isles — 1934. Animals — Depictions — Europe — 20th century.

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        RAVENS' BROOD

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1934.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-xiv [xv-xvi] [1] 2-301 [302: blank], original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained red. First U.S. edition. Weird novel of ancient Druidic sorcery set in Cornwall in the 1870s. Benson's last supernatural novel. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-16. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 31. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 68. Bleiler (1978), p. 21. Reginald 01133. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Very scarce in this condition. (#149812)

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1934 - 1934 Original Hardback Wisden, Ex library

      1934. Hi, We recently purchased the Wisdens from the Bolton Library and were pleasently surprised by their condition, they are Ex-Library and have stamps etc to them but they are priced very low so a great way to buy a cheap hardback that may be better than you think. This lot is a 1934 Original Hardback Wisden in Good+ Condition, This Wisden is a very good book for an ex library, 1933-37 are never great but the gilts are better than most on this book. The boards are a touch dark but the hinges are good. Photoplate is excellent. The library factor are : Circle to the spine cloth, stamp to pastedown and a couple of pages and a white square fixed to the last page. Not too bad. Nicely priced.

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        Tender is the Night

      New York: Scribner’s 1934 - Original pictorial wrappers made by the publisher from the dust jacket. Some restoration to rear wrapper affecting the right margin of the jacket copy, marginal stain to p. 27, light spotting to endpapers, else very good. FIRST EDITION, the extremely rare advance issue in wrappers. Fitzgerald considered Tender is the Night, his fourth and final novel, to be his masterpiece, surpassing The Great Gatsby. Following an initially lukewarm reception, the novel’s reputation has steadily risen. Ernest Hemingway later observed that “Tender is the Night gets better and better.” The novel is now acclaimed as one of the great works of modern American literature. The author’s first novel in nine years, following The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night tells the story of the rise and fall of a glamorous couple, the psychiatrist Dick Diver and his wife Nicole, who is one of his patients. At the time Joyce’s wife Zelda was hospitalized for schizophrenia. The advance issue of Tender is the Night is one of the great Fitzgerald rarities Of Fitzgerald’s eight novels, this is the only one for which advance copies were issued. “They are complete texts – not dummies – and were probably intended for use as review copies and salesman’s copies. The Scribner’s records indicate that five hundred copies were ordered, but it is unlikely that that many copies were distributed because it is so rare: three institutional copies have been located [Virginia, Pierpont Morgan, and the Bruccoli Collection at the University of South Carolina] . These are the most collectible copies of Tender is the Night in terms of priority and rarity” (Bruccoli and Baughman, F. Scott Fitzgerald in the Marketplace). The book has been the subject of stage, screen, theater, television, and ballet adaptations. Very rare: leading Fitzgerald bibliographer and collector Matthew Bruccoli located only three copies. Only two examples appear in the auction records of the past fifty years. Provenance: Henry Barnard Strong, with bookplate. Strong was member of the Yale class of 1922 and a member of Skull & Bones. Gerald Murphy, the model for Dick Diver in Tender is the Night, was likewise a Skull & Bones man. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pensieri sull'Educazione

      FIRENZE: La ""Nuova Italia"" Editrice, 1934. IIED. Brossura. BUONO. 13 20. Educatori Antichi e Moderni USATO

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        TE Lawrence in Arabia and After by Liddell Hart 

      Illustrated with various photographs and maps. First edition. 8vo., original red cloth. Uncut. London, Jonathan Cape.

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        Doctor Martino and other stories.

      - New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1934. 8vo., [viii], 371 pp. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt, top-edge yellow, with original dust jacket. A beautiful copy in an near perfect jacket. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Faulkner's second collection of short stories. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GREAT SHORT STORIES OF DETECTION, MYSTERY AND HORROR - 3RD SERIES

      Gollancz. London 1934 - Publisher's black boards lettered in red, printed dust jacket. Some cracking to inner rear hinge, a little rubbing to covers, outer front hinge slightly worn, a clean GOOD+ copy in a FAIR dust jacket with heavy shelfwear, fading/soiling and with internal reinforcement/repairs. An important anthology that is elusive in this jacketed first issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Acquedotti fascisti.

      Roma, Tipografica Luzzatti, 1934, vol. ril. in pannl vellutato marron scuro, titolo in oro al dorso ed ai piatto anteriore, con fascio, pp. 560-XLVIII con centinaia di ill. fotografiche. Interessanti le pagine finali con "Costruttori e fornitori" e descrizioni dettagliate d'industrie storiche e/o tuttora esistenti. Opera di vasta documentazione (Nord e Sud Italia) e di grande rarità; fu stampata in pochi esemplari e la copia presente è in ottimo stato. Solo volume primo, il secondo uscì nel 1937.

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