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        Houdini's Paper Magic Tricks [SCARCE DUSTJACKET]

      E.P. Dutton 1934 - A handsome Fourth Printing (so stated) of Houdini's paper magic trick book in a scarce dustjacket. A fascinating book of tricks ranging from simple to more complicated with full directions. Originally published in 1922. 206 pp. In green cloth with orange titling, the book is in very good condition with some lightening to the spine, light foxing on the covers and top edge and an occasional very small spot in the book, but overall the book interior is clean and bright. The bottom and fore edges are rough cut and only slightly toned. The scarce dustjacket is complete in bright yellow soft cotton paper with advertisements for "Gypsy Rickwood's Fortune-Telling Book," "Miracle Mongers and Their Methods," There is lightening on the dustjacket spine, and small seam splits at the spine ends and o the panel seams; although overall the dustjacket is very solid. A wonderful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        Jonah's Gourd Vine

      Philadelphia/London: J.B. Lippincott Company. Very Good+ in Good dj. 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . (price-clipped) [a solid clean copy, firmly bound, with light fading to cloth at spine and around edges of both covers, minor browning/soiling to page edges, gift inscription on ffep and one-time owner's name in ink at bottom of rear pastedown; jacket is edgeworn, moderately soiled, missing pieces at both ends of the spine (including loss of most of "Jonah's" at top), old internal tape repair/reinforcements at some of the folds, and the ffep gift inscription has offset onto the front jacket flap -- but the front panel is substantially intact and still quite attractive]. The author's first novel and first published book, "the life story of a big, lovable Georgian negro," preacher and carpenter John Pearson, and his wife, "little black-eyed Lucy Potts" -- basically thinly fictionalized portrayals of Hurston's own parents. Hurston was well-established as a short-story writer and folklorist, and her first book was widely anticipated -- as evidenced by the publisher's ability to recruit jacket blurbs from Carl Van Vechten and Fannie Hurst, the latter also supplying the book's introduction. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        Dud Dean Yarns

      Bingham, Maine : The Bingham Press 1934 - Description: 181 p. ; 21 cm. Subjects: Maine --Social life and customs --Fiction. Signed by the author. Ref: Bruns M-10. Near fine copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth. Edges very slightly toned and dust-dulled. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. 1 Kg. 181 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        North American Big Game. Official Measurement Records, Compiled - for the Boone and Crockett Club and the National Collection of Heads and Horns of the New York Zoological Society

      Bridgeport, Conn.: Published by Remington Arms Company, [printed by] The Derrydale Press, 1934 - A rare and desirable Derrydale, of which Siegel says "The scarcity of this work is due to its extremely low survival rate. Our estimate is that fewer than one hundred copies survive today" First edition. Oblong 8vo. Frontispiece by Carl Rungius, 12 photographic plates, and line drawings in text. Original printed wrappers. A little worn and soiled, outer fore-edges very slightly chipped, overall very good. Siegel 79; Frazier G-17-a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN

      1934 - [1 of 410 signed copies] Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George C. Harrap & Co., (1934). Original limp vellum lettered in gilt, in original paperboard slipcase. First (Rackham) Edition, being #124 of 410 copies signed by Rackham. This volume includes four color plates by Rackham, as well as numerous illustrations in black and white. At just 410 copies, this is one of the smaller limitations of signed Rackham editions.~This copy is in fine condition -- no soil, no wear. Included is the paperboard slipcase, with the matching copy number, in near-fine condition (very light wear at the edges, but still quite solid). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman [ABAA]]
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        I Claudius; Claudius the God

      London, Arthur Barker,, 1934. 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, titles to spines gilt, raised bands, inner dentelles gilt, plain coated endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First editions, first impressions. The basis of the enduring television dramatisation and the author's best-known works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        Lie Down in Darkness

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1934. 400 p. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author in blue ink on the front end paper. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Cloth well-sunned, corners bumped. Wear spot on edge of ffep. Jacket spine panel sunned, chips at extremities (especially head and tail), creasing and scratches to front panel, stain on front flap, price-clipped. A signed true first of the author's first book.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Good-bye Mr. Chips

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1934. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, decorative endpapers. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue half morocco solander case. Spotting to edges. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Dennis Wheatley with all good wishes, James Hilton. Dec. 1934". With Wheatley's bookplate to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Pages de Journal (1929-1932) & (1932-1935)

      NRF Gallimard 1934 - Gide (André) – Pages de Journal (1929-1932) Edition originale, tirage de tête. Paris, NRF Gallimard, 1934 ; in-8° broché (dimensions : 17 x 22 cm), reliure demi maroquin à coins tête de nègre (signée Semet & Plumelle), dos à 5 nerfs, plats et gardes marbrées, titre, date et tête dorés, couvertures et dos conservés, 217 pages + 3 f.f.n.ch. Edition originale, un des 49 exemplaires du tirage de tête réimposés au format in-4° Tellière sur vergé Lafuma-Navarre, avant 675 au format in-8° couronne sur divers papier. Ex-libris gravé en couleurs collé au contreplat, et ex-libris Michel Bolloré. Parfait état, splendide exemplaire. AVEC : Gide (André) – Pages de Journal (1932-1935) Edition originale, tirage de tête. Paris, NRF Gallimard, 1936 ; in-8° broché (dimensions : 17 x 22 cm), reliure demi maroquin à coins tête de nègre (signée Semet & Plumelle), dos à 5 nerfs, plats et gardes marbrées, titre, date et tête dorés, couvertures et dos conservés, 240 pages + 2 f.f.n.ch. Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires du tirage de tête réimposés au format in-4° Tellière sur vergé Lafuma-Navarre, avant 650 au format in-8° couronne sur divers papier. Ex-libris gravé en couleurs collé au contreplat, et ex-libris Michel Bolloré. Parfait état, splendide exemplaire. Ensemble de 2 volumes [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: VORTEXTES Benjamin MENASCE]
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        [Broadside]: Nationalsozialistische Schlesische Tageszeitung: Extra-Blatt, 2 August 1934 [National Socialist Silesian Newspaper]

      Breslau: Gerhard Hahn, Lutzow-Druckerei. 1934. Broadsheet announcing the death of Paul von Hindenburg. Approximately 9.25" x 12.5". Age-toning, else near fine. Issued as an "extra" for the Nationalsozialistische Schlesische Tageszeitung, the leading Nazi party newspaper in Breslau (in Lower Silesia, now Wroclaw, Poland -- see Ascher's A Community Under Siege). The headline reads, "Flaggen aus Halbmast! Unser Hindenburg," and the first sentence reads,"Schmerz und Trauer erfullen das Herz jedes Deutschen. -- Hindenburg ist nicht mer!" [Woe and pain sear the heart of every German, Hindenburg is no more!] .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Forest Fire (Uncorrected Proof of the First UK Edition)

      Faber and Faber, London 1934 - UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the first UK edition. Very Good in plain brown wrappers, title label on the spine. Square and tight with a few creases to the spine panel. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box. The UK edition of Stout's book is itself a rarity, this proof likely the only surviving copy. Found in the author's attic after his death. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.with blue & White DJ with man in top hat & cane & woman in evening gown with Blue Corsage on front DJ, On the back of the dust jacket 225 titles are listed, ML# 117 on DJ Spine, Here is a first Modern Library Editio

      MODERN LIBRARY NY 1934 - HBDJ, 1934, Stated Modern Library First Edition on the copyright page., BK IS VG /GOOD DJ , 225 Ttiles on Back of FOXED DJ with PRE ZIPCODE COUPON & 95 cents, GREEN cloth binding WITH embossed TORCH BEARER streamer running man ON FRONT IN bright Gold GILT, 4 1/4 X 6 3/4 in. , 218 PGS WITH ADS back end with Poems plays Robert Browning, Publishers Blue TopStain on outer pgs top edge, 1st and only Modern Library Printing) Book is in Very Good Condition. In original green cloth flex boards with gold titles at spine and Modern Library logo to front board. Dust jacket in GOOD Condition, containing wear separation at joints & mended tears to Underside DJ. Spine DJ Foxed with end chips but TITLES Intact, TINY CHIPS Tears DJ Extremities, TOPSTAIN FADE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Death Ship: The Story of an American Sailor.

      Knopf, New York 1934 - 372pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Black cloth. Very good/Very good. Minor discoloring to jacket. Rear hinge going. The Death Ship/Das Totenschiff was originally written in English in 1923 or 1924. Traven translated it into German at the request of Buchergilde Gutenberg editor Ernst Preczang who was impressed by the serialization of Die Baumwollpflucker in Vorwarts. Das Totenschiff was published in 1926. It was the first book to appear under the Traven name and its success established Traven's reputation.Traven's most brilliant novel. It is a sardonic work about identity and a satire on the faceless bureaucracy. The American sailor, Gales, has no papers; therefore, in the eyes of the authorities, he doesn't exist. In order to escape from Europe he is forced to sign aboard a "Death Ship." Considerably revised and rewritten from the Chatto & Windus edition with 61 additional pages, and is considered by many to be a superior translation. Treverton 32. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Right Ho, Jeeves

      London: Herbert Jenkins Limited,, 1934. Octavo. Original light grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine spotted, a little rubbed and dulled at the extremities, spotting to edges and occasionally to contents. A very good copy in the rubbed, creased, and nicked jacket with some short closed tears and tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Right Ho Jeeves

      McClelland and Stewart 1934 - Toronto scarlet ribbed cloth with black lettering. The book is fine with near fine unfaded wrapper with the lightest of rubbing.Steven Temple of Steven Temple books ,Toronto notes there are two issues but I dont think it has been established whether there is any precedence. I know very little about Canadian bibliography but with similiar population to Australia with the exception that 40% are french speakers I assume that their print runs would have been between 500-1000. As always for different reasons some titles are rarer and this is one of them .A lovely copy of a rare book [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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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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        MARC CHAGALL. Poème de Fernand Marc avec un dessin de Marc Chagall.

      Galerie "Gravitations," [1934]., Paris - Marc, Fernand. MARC CHAGALL. Poème de Fernand Marc avec un dessin de Marc Chagall. Paris: Galerie "Gravitations," [1934]. Sm. 8vo., 11pp., Stiff wrappers in the original glassine. No. 9 of only 10 copies on Japon [of a total of 100 copies on papier pur chiffon] / [tire : 10 exemplaires dur japon nume rote s de 1 a` 10 et 100 exemplaires sur papier pur chiffon fait a` la main nume rote s de 11 a` 110."] A fine example of this rare Chagall illustrated book. Très bon. état. [No WorldCat Copies Listed]. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        First and Last.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - Advance review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Some slight fading to light-sensitive green cloth (but less than often) otherwise fine in a fine dust jacket with only a few minor nicks at edges. Custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Three Travel Albums of Paris, Rome, Albania, Czechoslovakia, and Germany from 1934-1940

      (N.p., Self-published 1934-1940) - Hand-assembled photo albums. Oblong octavos. Three unique, twenty-four-page albums filled with small format black and white photographs. Each album was captioned and hand decorated with ink-and-gouache drawings on gray card stock, presumably by the unidentified photographer. The whimsical, humorous illustrations create an ironic contrast to the photographs which document the traveler's journeys across Europe at the dawn of the Second World War. The albums also contain mounted travel tickets and ephemera. A truly unique and fascinating set from both an aesthetic and historical perspective. All texts in German. Paris (1934); string-bound in near fine, slightly soiled cloth-covered linen boards. Rome and Albania (1938); ribbon-bound in near fine felt-covered linen boards, with photographs protected by cobweb-imprinted tissue dividers (some small holes in the black felt covering). Czechoslovakia and Germany (1940); string-bound in cloth-covered linen boards; near fine with minor soiling to the cloth, photographs again protected by cobweb-imprinted tissue dividers.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        Danzig-Polen-Korridor und Grenzgebiete: Eine Bibliographie mit besponderer Berucksichtigung von Politik und Wirtschaft (The Gdansk Poland Corridor and border: a bibliography with special attention to politics and economy)

      NP, Danzig 1934 - 4to. 243-463pp. Vol. 2 only. Dark blue cloth, gold lettering on spine. An extended bibliography providing a multitude of sources dealing with all aspects of the Poland corridor- the Baltic access land which Poland received at the Congress of Vienna after World War I. While the ethnic majority in the Corridor was Polish, the city of Gdansk (German: Danzig) had a significant German population, and when the Corridor split Germany from Eastern Prussia, the move drew significant anger from the Weimar Republic, which never formally acknowledged the new borders. When Hitler first took power in 1933, he reversed previous Weimar policy and entered into diplomatic negotiations with Poland, eventually signing a ten-year Polish-German Non-Aggression Pact in 1934- the year this bibliography was published. The index organizes the bibliography into 3 sections- "Danzig," "Grenzprovinzen" (border provinces), and "Grenz- und Auslandsdeutschtum des Ostens" (Borders and ex-patriots living in the East). Each of the 3 sections is then further organized into subsections dealing with the land, the history, the people, the politics, the economy, the culture, and so forth. While the text starts with page 243, it is a monographic work (the first volume was not related to the project). The bibliography was released on a yearly basis, and this 1934 printing includes the entries from 1931, 1932, and 1933. While Prinzhorn aims to construct an exhaustive account of the region, providing many Polish as well as German sources, Prinzhorn- who also wrote bibliographies for a number of other regions integral to Nazi manifest destiny, such as Sudutenland- is ultimately highly motivated to make the case for Danzig and the Corridor being ethnic German land. Text in German, in mimeographed typescript. Nazi library ink stamp on front end paper (Reichsleitung der NSDAP Amt Schrifttumspflege), slight staining and foxing on page edges. Remnants of Reichsleitung sticker on binding. Upper corner of spine bumped. Overall near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Map of London. Map of Routes No. 1. Map of Routes No. 2. Underground Railways of London. Port of London River and Docks Cruises

      London: London Transport, Metropolitan Railway, Port of London Authority, 1934. No Binding. Good. 4 fold-out maps and 1 leaflet. London Underground map by Harry Beck. Beginnings of a tear at one fold on the railway map. Colours still bright. Corner dog-eared on Map of Routes No. 1. Inkstamp of ticket seller (Frames' Tours Ltd.) on leaflet. The London Underground map is undated, but it shows Harry Beck's iconic, geometric design and the Piccadilly line completed to Cockfosters station, suggesting it, like the other maps in this collection, was made in 1934. Other lines shown include District, Bakerloo, Edgware, Highgate & Morden, Metropolitan, Great Northern & City, and East London. The only difference between the two fold-out bus maps seems to be the quote featured on the cover. 1934 also featured the introduction of the bus shelter, a welcome development for riders. The railway map includes metropolitan, tube & district and other railways in a geographical format, plus the locations of local venues, mostly sports-related. The back lists many more places of interest along with the closest station. The leaflet advertises the schedule for a tour boat that left from Tower Pier.

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        REPORT OF THE FIRST SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO MANCHOUKUO, Section IV, in 4 Parts (complete). Under the Leadership of Shigeyasu Tokunaga, June - October 1933.

      Tokyo: Waseda University, 1934.. ORIGINAL EDITION!!! 4 Volumes, circa 420 pp., with many Plates. 4°, Softcover/Paperback. 4 Volumes!!! Section 4, Complete!! Bilingual Edition: Japanese and Latin. Complete 4th Section in 4 Parts: 1.: Plantae Novae Jeholenses I., by T. Nakai i.a. (1934). - 2.: Contributio ad Cognitionem Florae Manshuricae, by T. Nakai i.a. (1935). - 3.: Myxomycetes of Jehol by Y. Emoto; Ecological Study of Vegetation in the Province of Jehol, by M. Takahasi (1936). - 4.: Index Florae Jeholensis cum Appendice, by M. Honda i.a. (1936). // Former Library Books with Stamps and Signatures. Covers with light Shelf Wear, Labels are fixed with Tape on each Spine (partly crisped, with Browning and Stains). Pages clean. Good Condition! // Vollständige 4. Abteilung in 4 Teilbänden. Zweisprachig: Latein-Japanisch. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Einbände mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Rückensignaturen wurden mit Klebeband befestigt, daher Bräunungen und Flecken. Seiten sauber. Guter Zustand!

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        LADIES AND GENTLEMEN

      1934. CABELL, James Branch. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. NY: Robert M. McBride, 1934. 8vo., black cloth, stamped in silver, in dust jacket. First Trade Edition. A nice association copy, to playwright Eugene O'Neill: "For Eugene O'Neill, as a fellow Spectator of polite letters, with the regards of Branch Cabell, 29 September, 1934." The inscription refers to "The American Spectator," a literary magazine that made its debut in October, 1932. In a rare departure from habit, O'Neill agreed to contribute some non-dramatic writings to the magazine. George Jean Nathan, Ernest Boyd, Theodore Dreiser and Cabell were also joint editors with O'Neill on this short-lived publication. Very Good (stamping bright, few abrasions front endpapers); worn (chips with some lose of lettering on rear panel, tears, creases) d/j. $775.00.

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        Winner Take Nothing

      London: Cape, 1934 - Octavo. Original yellow boards, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Yelllow cloth a little dusty, light spotting to edges, white dust jacket browned, red to spine faded. Quite uncommon in the dust jacket. First English edition, first impression. Hanneman A38a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        C. 1958 - 1964 Collection of Lucien Clergue Photographs

      France Collection of 20 photographic images by the great French photographer Lucien Clergue (b. 1934) all from his earlier, very powerful abstract and creative period - all large format, with titles and sizes, condition as per the following, including: Champ de 20 Seane, 1964 19.5" x 24" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist; crimps in corners, silver mirroring of darks, very good, edgewear matted out; Etang de Vaccares, Camargue, 1963 edition 8 of 20. 24" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, 3" tear along mid right size (matted out); Etude de Nu, 1964 23.5" x 17.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, scattered indents and creasing, couple of 1" tears along edge, approx. 12 pinpoint indents lower left, archival repair on back; Le Mais d'Arles 1960, Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, lower corners crimping, left edge bumped, short (1/8") edgetear; Le Marais d'Arles 1962 19.5" x 23.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 15 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some crimping along edges, matted out; Nu de la Mer 1964 23.5" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 5 of 20. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, lower right corner chipped away, some edge-crimping; Nu De La mer 1964 Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 3 of 20 Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some crimping along edges, corners, lower left corner scraped; Plages de Camargue 1964 24"x 18" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 3 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some light edgewear, crimping; Poisson Mort Camargue 1958 Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 7 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some crimping along left side, top edge with some fading; Salines 1964 24" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 5 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, 1/2" tear center top edge, scattered indenting, some archival taping on back, still very good and presentable in the matte surround; Salines 1964 24" x 18.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some crimping along edges, archival taping on back, tiny chip of emulsion upper middle; Salines 1964 24" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some edgecrimping at bottom, a few tears lower edge; Salines 1964 19.5" x 23.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 2 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, couple of vertical cracks lower corner, some light edgecrimping; Salines 1964 23.5" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 3 of 20 Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some edgewear and crimping upper and lower edge; Salines 1964 23.5" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 2 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, couple of crimping lines; Salines 1964 19.5" x 24" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 2 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, small tear lower edge, some crimping; Soleil de Marais 1962 19.5" x 24" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso, Edition No. 5 of 20 Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, edgecrimping, couple of bends; Tores Muertos 24" x 19.5" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 3 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some indenting lower edge, 1" tear, top and bottom, crimping, some archival tape reinforcement on back; Tores Murtos 19.5" x 24" Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 3 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some crimping along edges, creasing; Vignes Inondees Camargues 1960 Silver gelatin ferrotyped print. Signed, titled, dated, variously numbered in ink. Arles-sur-Rhone Studio and reproduction limitation credit stamps on verso. Edition No. 5 of 20, Printed on Elese Lumiere paper by the artist, some crimping along top edge; all of the photographs have been professionally mounted (via corners only) and uniformly matted, using archival white stock; while the condition of the photographs is noted as above, there are a couple of factors which make this a very desirable collection of Clergue's work: first, to acquire this collection of 20 large, low-limitation original photographs individually would be extremely tedious and costly; second and most importantly, the impeccable provenance: All of these photographs by the artist Lucien Clergue, a recipient of the Légion d'honneur and more recently honored by being the first photographer given a seat in the prestigious French Academy - were part of the collection of American writer James Jones (1921-1977) of "From Here to Eternity" and National Book Award fame, and are directly from that estate. . Very Good.

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        More Pricks Than Kicks.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1934 - Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine in blue, top edge stained tan. With the dust jacket. Housed in a quarter green morocco folding case. Pages just a little toned, small bookseller's label to lower pastedown, lettering to spine just beginning to flake, an excellent copy in the rubbed and somewhat frayed dust jacket, missing a piece along the front fold and a few smaller pieces at the corners. First edition, first impression of the author's first published book of fiction (preceded only by the poem Whoroscope and his essay Proust). This is certainly Beckett's scarcest regularly published book. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "to Molly with much love 40 years later from Sam". And with the recipient Mollie Roe's pencil ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Molly (or Mollie) Roe was Beckett's first cousin with whom he had been particularly close from early childhood. They remained in contact throughout their lives as evidenced by this inscription which would appear to date from the mid 1970s. Copies of the first edition of More Pricks than Kicks are of considerable scarcity in collectable condition; examples in dust jacket are rare. We know of a tiny handful of which only one other would seem to be inscribed. Federman & Fletcher A16 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Tender Is the Night

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1934. First. First edition. Lightly worn cloth, near fine in an attractive, first issue dustwrapper with an unfaded spine and some minor repair and restoration at the extremities. Fitzgerald had all but fallen off the map when this, his last completed novel, was issued. A portrait of expatriates on the French Riviera, it was supposedly based on Gerald and Sara Murphy but is as likely based on the Fitzgeralds themselves. The 1962 film version by Henry King, the last of his many films adapted from literary novels, featured Jason Robards and Jennifer Jones. Housed in a custom clamshell case. A very nice copy of a desirable and very uncommon title, almost never encountered without fading to the spine. Connolly 100. .

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        It's a Battlefield

      Heinemann London 1934 - The author's personal file copy with a letter of provenance to this effect laid-in and with his ownership signature. Extensively revised throughout for the third edition of 1948. On the verso of the half-title Greene has noted: "2nd edition in Penguin books - third edition completely revised 1948." Constructions are changed, there are insertions, additions and throughout the name "Commissioner" is changed to "Assistant Commissioner;" several passages are entirely crossed through. Disbound and used as a setting copy, with some extra pencil notes, probably by the printer, on some pages. Greene's corrections in ink on 150 pages. A sample check reveals that the corrections made here are incorporated into the revised edition.

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        TENDER IS THE NIGHT

      New York:: Scribner's Sons,. 1934. First edition in first-issue dust jacket. A novel published nine years after the THE GREAT GATSBY. Decorations by Edward Shenton. Although considered one of his more important books now--it is one of the Connolly 100 and is listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels--at the time of publication, the critical reception was damning. So much so that Fitzgerald allowed changes in later editions of the book. Only years after his death was the text restored to the original as published herein. The barest wear to corners of original green cloth, very light offset on endpapers, and the gilt on the word "Tender" on spine just a bit rubbed, otherwise fine in pictorial dust jacket with minor restoration to top edge and flap fold. Housed in a specially made clamshell box with leather label.

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        Tender is the Night. A Romance.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934 - Octavo. Original ribbed green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a dark green quarter morocco solander box. Bookplate. Binding very slightly rubbed at the extremities but an unusually nice copy in the somewhat frayed and faded dust jacket with a small chip to the base of the spine panel and small loss at the top edge of the upper panel, and some light internal repair at one fold. Decorations by Ernest Shenton. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Appointment in Samarra

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1934]. First edition. 8vo. 301 pp. Black cloth. A fine copy in near fine first state dust jacket designed by Maurer (professional restoration to spine ends and top of back panel), in custom half-morocco clamshell box. Bruccoli A2.1.a . O'Hara's wildly successful first novel, rare enough in an acceptable dust jacket, here with a fine inscription on the flyleaf: "To Lorraine MacLean/ in Bullock's Wilshire/window/ John O'Hara, Sept. 2/1934."

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        Munitions Industry: Hearings before the Special Committee Investigating the Munitions Industry, United States Senate, Seventy-Third Congress, Pursuant to S. Res. 206 - Parts 1-34, Pages 1 - 11,319 [ Missing Parts 35-40 ]

      United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 1934 - A very good copy of a 14-volume, near-complete set, bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering to the spines and marbled endpapers, each volume bearing Congressman's Louis Ludlow's name in gilt at the base of the spine. Parts 1-14 have sparse marginal pencil strikes at some key passages, with some penciled topics/page numbers to a small number of the section covers/endpapers; else the texts are unmarked. The parts are bound as follows: Parts 1-3 (pt. 1. September 4-6, 1934. Electric Boat Co. -- pt. 2. September 7, 1934. Driggs Ordnance & Engineering Co. -- pt. 3. September 7 and 10, 1934. American Armament Corporation); Parts 4-6 (pt. 4. September 10-12, 1934. Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation -- pt. 5. September 12-14, 1934. E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. -- pt. 6. September 17 and 18, 1934. Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Co. and United Aircraft Exports, Inc.); Parts 7-9 ( pt. 7. September 18-20, 1934. Federal Laboratories, Inc. -- pt. 8. September 20,21, 1934. Lake Erie Chemical Co. and U.S. Ordnance Engineers -- pt. 9. December 4 and 5, 1934. International munitions control ); Parts 10-12 (pt. 10. December 5 and 6, 1934. Embargoes -- pt. 11. December 6,7, and 10, 1934. Chemical preparations following the war and interchange of military information -- pt. 12. December 11 and 12, 1934. Relationship of munitions makers to the government; international connections in the chemical industry ); Parts 13-4 (pt. 13. December 13, 1934. Profiteering, government contracts and expenditures during World War, including Old Hickory contract -- pt. 14. December 14, 1934. Old Hickory contract (continued) ); Parts 15-16 (pt. 15. December 17 and 18, 1934. Old Hickory contract (continued) and industrial organization in war . pt. 16. December 19, 1934. Industrial organization in war (continued); examples in World War and plans for next war); Parts17-18 ( pt. 17. December 20 and 21, 1934. Industrial organization in war (concluded); examples in World War and plans for next war -- pt. 18. January 21-25,29,30, and 31, 1935. Naval shipbuilding; New York Shipbuilding Corporation.); Parts 19-20 (pt. 19. February 1,4-7, and 11, 1935. Naval shipbuilding; New York Shipbuilding Corporation (concluded) -- pt. 20 February 12-15, 18-21, 1935. Naval shipbuilding; Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company ); arts 21-22 (pt. 21. February 22, 25-28, and March 12-15, 1935. Naval shipbuilding; Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation . --pt. 22. March 19-21, 28-29, 1935. Limitation of war profits; wartime taxation and price control); Parts 23-24 (pt. 23. April 1-5, 1935. Naval Shipbuilding; Federal Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Bath Iron Works Corp., Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., United Dry Docks, Inc. -- pt. 24. Limitation of war profits and naval shipbuilding ); Parts 25-26 (pt. 25. January 7 and 8, 1936. World War financing and United States industrial expansion, 1914-1915; J.P. Morgan & Company -- pt. 26. January 9 and 10, 1936. World War financing and United States industrial expansion, 1915); Parts 27-28 (pt. 27. January 13 and 14, 1936. World War financing 1915; neutrality 1914-1917; J.P. Morgan & Company -- pt. 28. January 15 and 16, 1936. Neutrality 1914-17; World War financing 1916 ); Parts 29-30 (pt. 29. February 4 and 5, 1936. Allied financing in the United States, 1917-1923; J.P. Morgan & Company -- pt. 30. February 6, 1936. Exhibits on wartime and post-war financing, 1914-1923); Parts 31-33 (pt. 31. February 6, 1936. Exhibits on wartime and post-war financing, 1914-1923 (Continued) -- pt. 32. Februrary 6, 1936. Exhibits on wartime and post-war financing, 1914-1923 (Continued) -- pt. 33. Februrary 6, 1936. Exhibits on wartime and post-war financing, 1914-1923 (Continued) ; Part 34 (pt. 34. Exhibits on wartime and post-war financing, 1914-1923 (Continued). Missing from the complete set are the six last parts, 35-40. Some small surface tears/surface abrasions to boards of volume Parts 15-16 and volume Part 34. Else the bindings are solid: no sp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tender is the Night

      Scribner, scribners 1934 - First Edition, First Printing with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. A stunning second issue dustjacket that has benefitted from professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or tears. The book is excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Fitzgerald First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Appointment in Samarra

      Harcourt Brace and Company 1934 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by John O'Hara. This original First Issue dustjacket with "Recent Fiction" on top back panel of dustjacket. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or tears. The book is excellent shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the panels. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Winner Take Nothing (Leather Bound) (Signed by Author)

      Jonathan Cape. Very Good. 1934. First UK Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed and signed by Hemingway on front fly leaf "To Luis Lonzo with all best wishes Ernest Hemingway La Habana 1943". Three quarter tan calf leather bound cover with 5 raised bands, gilt stamped spine decor and marbled boards is in Very Good+ or better condition. Housed in a matching tan calf leather slip case which is in Very Good+ condition. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Light damp stain to top edge (does not extend into the pages). Pages clean and in very good condition. ; 7.87 X 5.43 X 0.94 inches; Signed by Author .

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        Caledonia. A Fragment. Illustrated by Edward Burra.

      London: [for the author, 1934] - Octavo. Original tartan-patterned boards, red cloth backstrip, printed paper label to upper board. Boards very lightly rubbed, backstrip rubbed and a little frayed, upper joint starting First edition, sole impression, one of fewer than 100 copies printed for Powell himself. Dedication copy inscribed by the author on the dedication leaf, "And Wyndham Lloyd, Esquire being the latter of these two gentlemen [referred to the in the printed dedication] and this copy being presented by the author himself. Feb. 16th 1930, XXV Geo 5". Loosely inserted in a typed letter signed with both typed and manuscript corrections. Addressed to Lloyd and signed "Tony", it is dated August 26, 1949 and offers thanks for the gift of a book, "Thank you so much for the 'Wonderful Characters' who absolutely delighted me. I have done no more than skim through them yet, but particularly liked the man who crucified himself. I see the Powell family seem to have got no further than being pedestrians; and I have yet to find any Lloyds who are surely included". Powell also refers to a stay with friends in Cornwall and discusses his edition of the Letters of John Aubrey, "The new edition is printed on cardboard instead of lavatory paper so that it appears to be at least three times as long. Do not be taken in by this". The recipient, Wyndham Edward Buckley Lloyd, is referred to in the printed dedication as "A gentleman residing in London, member of a Royal College of Surgeons and Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians". His book, A Hundred Years of Medicine, was published in 1936. Wyndham Lloyd was the brother of the first dedicatee, John Davies Knatchbull Lloyd, who was friendly with the group of intellectuals known as the Bright Young Things, of which Powell was a member. Though Caledonia was printed in order to be given away, most copies were not inscribed at the time of publication, and contemporary inscriptions are particularly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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