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        Berliner Novellen

      Zurich, Switzerland: Verlag Oprecht & Helbling. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. This book has clean, crisp pages with only minor foxing. It contains nine original cuts by Clement Moreau, the pseudonymn of Carl Meffert; the first cut is signed in pencil by Clement Moreau. The book has a gift inscription on the inside cover. The cloth cover itself has light soiling on the front and back, with a small lavender discolored band near the back spine. Back cover a a slight curve and light bumping of the corners. ; 8vo 8"-9" tall; Signed by Signed by Illustrator. .

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues December 1932 - January 1933 Through December 1934

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia, 1934, Half Leather, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: New Year's Greetings telephoned to Mother in England; Echoes of Turkish Telephony; What people talk about during long distanc calls; Industry advances in 1932 despite business losses; First Bermuda call was boon to navigation company; Statement of Development, January 1, 1933 - provides statistics on the number of telephones working in each community of B.C.; West Vancouver celebrates 21st birthday; Entertainment programme telephoned from Vancouver to Victoria; John Lawson - phone pioneer of West Vancouver; John Henry Ward retires; Royal City students visit phone office; New employee sales campaign has been organized; An ounce of prevention; Fred Meloche has retired; We can talk to the Holy Land; Bowen Island annual picnic; C.A. McMaster; Telephone echoes from India; Who can solve the mystery of B.C.'s first telephone?; Telephone people on job despite earthquake; Hungry people make most work for telephone operators; B.C. Telephone Basketball Team; Statement of Development, May 1, 1933 - a table showing the number of telephones in each community of the province; W.H. Cooke; Victoria to London via All-Red Telephone Route; Vancouver-London conversation heard across Canada; Bowen Island Picnic; Gold Rush turns spotlight on Bridge River Valley; R.G. Roach Retires; An address by Miss Nell Rowbottom, agent, Nanaimo; Beware of Holiday Hazards; Port of New Westminster sets new shipping record; Speedy repairs after Cumberland fire - text and photos; George McCartney (Mr. Mac) retires; A Haircut for the Trans-Canadian Line; George Williamson of the Slocan retires; Toll Lines Restored for Christmas after two weeks of havoc - 6 pages of amazing photos and text; We can talk to the Flathead Valley; The Plant Library is at your service; Two Mining Areas Brought Within Telephone Reach - Anyox and Campbell River (opens up Stewart, Alice Arm and Premier Arm) - great photo of the Anyox plant of the Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Company, Limited; Col. Victor Spencer's voice travels record distance by phone; Telephone to the rescue; Operators' Problems Explained in Radio Interview; Telephone plays prominent part in fight against forest fires - 2 pages with photos; Telephone queries add spice to newspaper life; Electrical Men Meet at Nanaimo; Ernest Moore passes away; New construction project to improve Bridge River service - 2 pages with photos; B.C. Nickel project given service; A telephone pole becomes a Bug's Breakfast - 3 pages with interesting photos and text; Barnston Island receives service; Sculling champ, Edward Snead, retires; Telephone Exchange Established in Bridge River Area - 3 pages of text and photos; Construction programme under way in the Albernis; Ralph S. MacPherson; Photo of the 'Morro Castle' afire; Roy (Dutch) Harris of East Kootenay dies; 'Mystery Mountain' claims life of Alec H. Dalgleish; and more. Average wear. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon fore- and top edges, and inside front board, else unmarked. Binding intact.

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      1934 - Autographes plaquette crème (booklet) in-quarto, dos muet (spine - no title), première de couverture imprimée et illustrée (front cover printed and illustrated), gouttière non coupée (fored-edge uncut), envoi autographe manuscrit de l'Auteur sur la page de faux-titre (author's autograph on the half title page) : ".a Léon Pierre-Quint (Responsable des Editions du Sagittaire), bien sympathiquement GEORGES HUGNET.", sans illustration (no illustration), 24 pages, 1934 à Paris Editions Surréalistes - Dépositaire Général José Corti, Poète, dramaturge, artiste graphique et critique français, Georges Hugnet se fit remarquer par André Breton grâce à ses nombreuses études sur le mouvement Dada. Entré et sorti du groupe surréaliste aussi promptement (à ce sujet lisez le récit détaillé et superbe de son exclusion, dans Pleins et déliés, page 402), sa poésie n'en conserve pas moins des accents typiques qui résonnent tout au long de ce recueil - première édition (first edition) - bon état (very good condition) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

      Hardback. New. This is the story of an American legend, the notorious bank robber and criminal mastermind John Dillinger, whose life and exploits held America in thrall before he was finally apprehended and murdered by FBI agents after a night out at the movies in Chicago, Illinois in 1934.

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        Farmer's Glory

      Faber, UK 1934 - 1st Edition Thus 1934. Very un-common to have the wrapper. Wood engravings by Gwendolen Raverat. Book is very good++ and bright. Small name to endpaper. The wrapper is very good++ with slight rubbing and nicks to edges.Miniscule loss to spine tips. Spine age toned. Further images can be taken upon request. Ref 8195 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mickey Mouse Annual So 'Bracing'!

      Dean and Son Ltd, London, 1934, Pictorial Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, Picture of Mickey on front cover, playing a violin made of a frying pan, fork and braces. Paper covered boards, unpaginated (5cm thick) and undated. It's the annual for 1935, copyright 1934, identified by cover picture. Condition is just amazing: no internal markings, original spine, original colour frontispiece. There is a small amount of rubbing to corners, spine ends and top edges of covers, very slight rubbing to spine joints, very very slight soiling to covers (do ask for photos of covers from all angles so as to see all wear). Internally there are some age spots on page edges and outer endpapers only, pages are clean and tight. 746g.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        La Chaumière indienne. Illustrée de 40 bois originaux de Jacques Boullaire. Précédée de Bernardin de St Pierre ou les complications de la naïveté par Gabriel Brunet. Avec 12 bois gravés de Pierre Gandon.

      Société des Cinquante de Lyon, Paris 1934 - Paris, Les Cinquante, 1934. 26 x 20 cm, petit in-4, 129 pp. (+ 5 pp.) + suite des bois de Boullaire (41 bois sur 32 ff.) + suite des bois de Pierre Gandon (13 bois sur 8 ff.) + 1 bois de Boullaire sur une page volante non repris dans le texte ni dans les suites, impression en noir et vert, broché, couverture rempliée en "papier en fibres d'avoah fabriqué à la main par la tribu malgache des Anteïmours, à Volupens (Madagascar)" et imprimée en vert, chemise en toile à motif fleuri, pièce de titre en maroquin au dos, étui en toile à motif fleuri. Tirage limité à 50 exemplaires sur vieux Japon, seul papier. Le nôtre non numéroté mais justifié "exemplaire d'essai" et enrichi d'un bois de Boullaire. Superbe exemplaire malgré étui et dos de la chemise brunis. (Monod, 1437) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manhattan Land Book

      G.W. Bromley, New York, 1934, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Later EditionBoards worn at the edges, with moderate soiling. Spine rubbed at both ends. Hinges are neatly reinforced. Leaves clean and supple. Just about all of the plates have tan marks, probably because revisions were laid in with glue. Whoever did it was a real craftsman, but still, over the decades that glue has asserted itself. However, there has been no loss of legibility. [LOCAL HISTORY] Manhattan Land Book, New York: G.W. Bromley, 1934. Oblong folio, Copy No. 42 of the Desk and Library Edition, pp. (iv), (iv), 188, gray cloth boards with orange label on front containing blue lettering, spine stamped with black lettering, front pastedown is block index, first four pages are street index, first four plates are map index, next 188 plates are maps, covering Manhattan section by section, tiny property by tiny property. Many of the map plates were revised without reprinting -- the corrections were simply pasted on. Beyond zoning research tool, this is a fascinating document of Manhattan's history. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). (iv), (iv), 188. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Geography & Maps; United States; 1930s; Reference. Inventory No: 50064.

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      Methuen, U.K, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Signed by Author. viii, 478 pages, size 8.75 inches tall by 5.5 inches with an index. Illustrated black and white portrait frontispiece and 13 maps and diagrams. ' The biography of a Cornish seaman of Nelson's days, and a book which will interest all lovers of the sea. The man who struck the first blow in the French Wars, the hero of the Battle of Algiers, perhaps 'the greatest Sea Officer of his time,' Lord Exmouth has been too little remembered. The story of his life, never before fully told, is a real addition to Naval History .' Book - in Near Fine [better than Very Good] bright black boards with gilt lettering - light marking to the boards but only in certain lights. Contents, light browning to the front pastedown, some spotting and browning to the front and rear endpapers, rear pastedown spotted and browned, light speckling to the extreme page edges, and minor spotting to the first couple of pages and to the occasional page otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Dust Jacket - [SEE SCAN] - Near Very Good - light marking/grubbiness, browning to spine, light rubbing to the extreme corners and extreme edges. ALSO a hand written letter and inscription dated March 1939 SIGNED by the AUTHOR. A uniquely desirable copy VERY RARE Book, complete with dust jacket and AUTHOR's letter. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History; Ships & the Sea. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 004426.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        The Financial News Prospect of the City of London. Being a Map for the Merchants, Bankers, Brokers & other Venturers trading into that City

      London.: The Financial News.. 1934. Color pictographic / pictorial bird's eye view style map, 15 x 21 inches on sheet size 17 3/8 x 23 1/2 inches, centerfold as issued, now professionally mounted on linen. Minimal faint foxing in outer margins, small holes along fold from staples, all scarcely noticeable; very good condition. A handsome bird's-eye view of London by Rex Whistler, showing the City from Essex Street to The Tower. This was issued as a supplement to the Fiftieth Anniversary Number of The Financial News, a 68 page magazine with much historical and current information on activity in the business hub of London (the magazine is included with the view). .

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        "The wearing of furs, fashionable ere civilization dawned..."

      "[Knightsbridge, London": Harrods. 1934.]. "Large folio, 7 loose leaves on card stock (each approx. 17¼"" x 13½"") consisting of 1 introductory leaf touting the new line of furs and 6 color lithographs of models in furs, all contained in color lithograph wrappers. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope with postmark dated November, 1934 -- just in time for the Xmas season."

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        BRAIN GUY

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,. 1934. Octavo,. cloth.. Some mild dust soiling to beige cloth, a very good copy in very good. pictorial silver foil dust jacket with some rubbing to edges, corners. and spine ends, some scratching, and clipped price. Scarce in dust. jacket. (#126467). First edition. Scarce early hard-boiled novel. Intelligent guy stumbles into the underworld and becomes the leader of a mob.

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        The Challenge to Liberty (Signed First Edition)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and former president on the front endpaper: "The Complements of Herbert Hoover." Near Fine in an about Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Spine lightly faded, with offsetting on the front endpaper, and the Herbert Hoover postage stamp on the front pastedown. Jacket spine has just a hint of toning, with a tiny splash and a small sticker shadow to the front panel. A bright, lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Postman Always Rings Twice

      Cape, London 1934 - Some small spotting on page edges otherwise fine in soiled dust jacket with spotting along inner flap edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The common sense of nudism

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

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        The Postman Always Rings Twice

      Alfred A. Knopf 1934 - New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition, lacking dust jacket. Offsetting to end papers. First 8 page leafs have a tiny tear at the side edge. Foxing to side of page block and cloth. Sunning to spine. First edition, as stated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The common sense of nudism

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

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        Without Armor

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

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        It's a Battlefield

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        18 POEMS

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

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

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

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        The Casino Murder Case

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

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        The empty bed [wood engraving]

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

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

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

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

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        PAPIERS POSTHUMES. Avec une photographie inédite par MAN RAY.

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

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        Nocturnes. With Lithograhs by Lind Ward.

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

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        Adirondack Mountain Club Guide to Adirondack Trails: Northeastern Section

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

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        Les lacs des Pyrénées Françaises

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

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        FILI. Rivista mensile di lavori d’ago diretta da Emilia Rosselli, edita a Milano da Editoriale Domus.

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

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        ABC of Reading

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

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        I, Claudius. Together with: Claudius The God

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        I, Claudius; from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born B.C. 10, murdered and deified A.D. 54

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

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        For the Defence Dr Thorndyke Signed R Austin Freeman

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

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        Ninety-Two Days

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Beyond the Mexique Bay

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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