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        Dämmerung. Notizen in Deutschland. Zürich, Oprecht & Helbling, 1934. 277 S. Or.-Lwd.; Rücken leicht verblasst.

      . . Sternfeld/T. 230. - Erste Ausgabe der sehr seltenen Exilveröffentlichung. - Bleistiftanstreichungen, vereinzelt auch Anmerkungen in Bleistift. Insgesamt sind 58 Seiten betroffen. In der Regel ist lediglich ein bestimmer Passus längs zum Satzspiegel mit einem Strich markiert. Ein Wort ist farbig unterstrichen. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Patzer & Trenkle]
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        Now in November

      Simon & Schuster, NY, 1934-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1934. 231 p. First printing. (Dated "1934" on title page with no additional printings on copyright page.) Very Good+ hardcover. No dust jacket. Clean pages-- no marks,bookplates or inscriptions-- and sturdy binding. Not ex-library! Label on spine dulled, a bit of light foxing to edges. A very neat copy of a hard-to-find first.The rare first appearance of the 1935 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, one of only 2,000 copies published.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Institutional Economics, its Place in Political Economy

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1934. Octavo (215 × 140 mm). Publisher's blue cloth, spine and upper cover lettered gilt. Graphs and figures in the text. "Complimentary professional copy" blind stamped to rear cover. Newspaper browning to one opening, else an excellent copy. First edition. Commons, together with Thorstein Veblen and Wesley Clair Mitchell, was one of the three founders of American Institutionalism, "an analysis of collective action by the state, and a wide range of other institutions, which he saw as essential to understanding economic life. This institutional theory was closely related to his remarkable successes in fact-finding and drafting legislation on a wide range of social issues for the State of Wisconsin" (Who's Who in Economics).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1934. Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Vol 1 del ano 1934. 30X20. 25 revistas. Ref 20 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Journals Of Samuel Hearne And Philip Turnor. Edited With Introduction And Notes by.

      Champlain Society, Toronto 1934 - 1 of 550 copies. Sm.4to., orig. red cloth, xviii, 611, xii pp. With illustrations and folding maps including a large folding chart in a pocket at rear. Spine a bit darkened, lower corner bumped but still a near fine copy of a scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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      Funk & Wagnalls, 1934. 33rd Printing Overall. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1934. Sixteenth printing of the New and Enlarged Edition, but the thirty-third printing overall, with a corresponding original dust jacket that states "Thirty-Third Printing" on the spine of the dust jacket. Signed on the front free end paper in black ink by the author, Emily Post. In Very Good condition. Previous owner gift inscription (not written from Emily Post) on the page following the signature. Clean text. Clean exterior with light edge wear and wear at the spine ends. Light fraying to cloth. The dust jacket is well preserved, but shows tanning to the spine panel, light edge wear and slight wear along the folds. A nice copy overall.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Black Coffee

      London: Alfred Ashley and Son,, 1934.. A Play in Three Acts. Octavo. Original orange wrappers printed in black. Occasional pencil marginalia. Slightly rubbed and creased wrappers with minor nick at head of spine and loosening along spine, one corner turned, occasional mild foxing to margins. Otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first impression of Alfred Ashley's Acting edition of Christie's second play.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LYSISTRATA with 6 etchings by Picasso

      New York: The limited Edition Club , 1934 One of 1500 copies in Rives wove paper, N 578, bonded in the paperboard cover with a design after Picasso printed in color, in the original blue paperboard chemise, the slipcase is available but is in need of restoration. Signed in pencil by Picasso in the justification page. Picasso illustrated Aristophanes? famous comedy, Lysistrata, translated in English by Gilbert Seldes, with 6 etchings in the same classical style, characterized by purity of line and balance of composition, which he used to illustrate Ovid?s Metamorphoses in 1931. The book is enriched by many lithographic drawings that interwoven with the text. In very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        THE CASE OF THE HOWLING DOG (Original 1934 Screenplay, Heavily Annotated)

      Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1934. THE CASE OF THE HOWLING DOG. [Erle Stanley Gardner] [Ben Markson] ORIGINAL HEAVILY ANNOTATED SCREENPLAY for the 1934 film adaptation of Erle Stanley Gardner's famous early Perry Mason novel of the same name. Burbank, California: Warner Brothers, May 26th, 1934. 132-page mimeographed TYPESCRIPT OF THE FINAL DRAFT in original brad-bound studio wrappers. Blue revision pages dated June 6, 1934 are scattered throughout. There are a further 7pp of notepaper, heavily penciled, also bound in. The covers are lightly worn, the pages well-thumbed; in terms of appearance: a Very Good example. Of the many original film scripts we have handled, this is the most copiously annotated. Every single page has some sort of marking either in ordinary pencil or red pencil. It is clearly the "master" copy as every single shot is notated and numbered, there is much penciled revision of the dialogue, the smaller speaking roles name the actors who are playing that part; props & wardrobe & staging are all meticulously detailed. In particular, given there are dozens of sketches showing how each individual scene will be blocked out and camera-angled. It seems likely that this script belonged to director Alan Crosland (famous for having directed the first talkie THE JAZZ SINGER). The film starred Warren William and Mary Astor and was the very first film adaptation of an Erle Stanley Gardner Perry Mason novel (five other Perry Mason films were produced in the 1930s). In the case, Perry Mason (played with 1930s style and sophistication by Warren William -- unlike the later TV version played by Raymond Burr as more hard-nosed) gets caught between two feuding neighbors who each claim to be married to the same woman. There is a murder, Mary Astor is the accused killer, Perry Mason defends her successfully at her trial, the key component of the defense hinges on the howling of a dog. Sold with an original movie still featuring Warren William and Mary Astor. Unique.. Signed.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        CARTA DE MOSCU SOBRE EL AMOR (A una muchacha española).

      - Madrid, Imprenta de Juan Pueyo, 1934, 1ª edición, 13x19, 141 págs. Dedicatoria manuscrita del autor a Joaquín Aznar. Encuadernado en holandesa lomo piel con nervios y tejuelo, conserva cubierta (con manchita de tinta la cubierta anterior). (37938).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        The Postman Always Rings Twice,

      A. A. Knopf, 1934-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on copyright page. Lacking dust jacket. Clean pages. Sound binding. Offsetting to end papers. First 8 page leafs have a tiny tear at the side edge. Foxing to side of page block. Sunning to spine. Cloth has darkening or soiling/spotting to edges. A solid copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Thin Man

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1934-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. 259 pp. Lightly green and tan cloth with red topstain, blue and red designs. First edition, first printing, first state. (Stated "First Edition" on copyright page. First state error of "seep" instead of "sleep" on page 209.) Very Good+ condition. No jacket. Clean pages: no inscriptions, marks, etc. Sturdy binding. A bit of foxing to front cover, nick in cloth at head. Offsetting to endpapers, especially on front end paper where a bookplate was removed. A handsome copy.A true first of Hammett's excellent detective novel, which was the basis of the popular film series and a TV show.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Complete Plays [with] The Prefaces.

      Odhams London 1934 - 2 volumes, royal 8vo., full pale blue morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Asprey, gilt panelled spines, raised bands, all edges gilt, a fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Die Werke des Hippokrates. 25 Teile u. Ergänzungsteil in 6 Bänden., Die hippokratische Schriftensammlung in neuer deutscher Ãœbersetzung. Hrsg. von Richard Kapferer unter Mitwirkung von Georg Sticker u. a.

      Stuttgart u. Leipzig : Hippokrates Verlag, 1934-1938. - ca. 2000 S. gute Exemplare Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 6500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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      Random House 1934 - First edition, first printing. An attractive dustjacket that has light wear to the spine and panels. This original first state dustjacket has the price present, and the colors are vibrant with minor wear to the spine. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. We buy James Joyce First Editions with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        John Dillinger Death Mask and hair from his famous moustache removed from an original mold, with a letter from Melvin Purvis

      (1) John Dillinger Death Mask mold made from a plaster mold made of Dillinger?s face as he lay in the Cook County Morgue, July 22-23, 1934, measuring 10? x 5.75? x 3?.From the Collection of Michael Webb (1950-2009). Webb joined the Vinita Park, Missouri, police force as a patrol officer in 1974 and rose through the ranks. He was Police Chief of Vinita Park, a suburb of St. Louis, from 2001 until his death. Chief Webb was a collector of crime memorabilia that he bought from relatives of criminals and law officers. He had more than 8,000 wanted posters. Some of his items have been used in movies and displayed at the National Crime and Punishment Museum in Washington.Professor D.E. Ashworth of the Worsham College of Embalming Science and several of his students joined him at the County Morgue to make a mask explaining that Cook County Coroner Frank Walsh and former Special Agent in Charge Melvin H. Purvis of the Chicago Bureau had given him permission. He used a plaster and cotton techniq

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Beggars' Horses.

      London: John Murray, 1934 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and a little faded at the head, spotting to lower edge of text block, light partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed, toned and chipped jacket with some closed tears. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on his personal bookplate, "To Francis P. [Patrick Parkes] with love from his godfather, P. C. Wren". Rare, particularly so inscribed and in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Buenos Aires. 1934. 468pag + indice(4h). 32x24. Diccionario Biografico Historico de Guitarristas, Profesores, Compositores, Guitarreros, Instrumentos afines a la guitarra con la terminologia. La presente Obra ha sido editada en Buenos Aires con una tirada de 1600 Ejemplares y firmado. Magnifica Obra muy apreciada de Guitarristas.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Framed Display! Original fabric from the Wright brother?s first flight biplane and Amelia Earhart?s Lockheed Vega 5B matted with a 1934 Aviation Day flown cover signed by Orville Wright, Amelia Earhart, and 13 other aviation pioneers

      n.p., n.d. Piece of beige fabric, 23mm x 16mm, from the Wright brothers first flight biplane and a piece of red fabric, 20mm x 17mm, from Amelia Earhart?s Lockheed Vega 5B, matted together with a 1934 National Aviation Day flight cover, postmarked Oakland, California, December 17, 1934, signed by 15 aviation pioneers, and colorized photographs of Wright piloting the first flight on December 17, 1903, and Earhart in front of her Vega. Framed to 24.5? x 23?. In apparent fine condition.The 6.5? x 3.5? airmail envelope was flown in an aerial parade on December 17, 1934, commemorating the 31st anniversary of Orville Wright?s first flight in a power-driven airplane ?" mentioned on cachet. Signed by ?Orville Wright,? ?Amelia Earhart,? ?C.E. Rosendahl,? ?Clyde Pangborn,? ?A.C. Read,? ?C. Kingsford-Smith,? ?Hubert Wilkins,? ?R.E. Byrd,? ?Frank Hawks,? ?Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker,? ?Captain Edwin Musick,? ?Roscoe Turner,? ?Lincoln Ellsworth,? ?Dick Merrill? and ?H.V. Wiley? beneath notation ?

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Sammlung Thule. Altnordische Dichtung und Prosa. Ãœbertragen v. Felix Genzmer. Einleitungen u. Anmerkungen v. A. Heusler. 24 Bde. + Einleitungsbd.

      Jena E. Diederichs 1934 ff. g.e. Ohlnbde. versch. Aufl. Format: 8°. einige Bde. mit l. Gebrsp., insg. gute Exemplare, Vorbesstempel in Bd. 1

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat SCHADEN Einzelunternehmen]
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        An incredible collection of autographs housed in a 400 page volume on The New Deal featuring Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sara D. Roosevelt, John Nance Garner, Henry A. Wallace, Harry Truman, Alben Barkley, Joseph P. Kennedy together with over 70 signatures of many of the significant players who shaped and enacted FDR's historic program to relieve the suffering of the Great Depression

      Book Signed, "Franklin D. Roosevelt", "Eleanor Roosevelt", "Harry S. Truman", et al., approximately 80 signatures in all. Book: [John Franklin Carter et al] Unofficial Observer, The New Dealers (New York: The Literary Guild, 1934), ix, 414 p., octavo, bound in titled red cloth board and spine, with dust jacket. Approximately 80 signatures accomplished from the title page through the table of contents and forward. Photo-collage endpapers picturing many of the signers. Some wear to dust jacket including minor tears, pages lightly toned, early pages dampstained affecting some signatures but not compromising their legibility. Good condition.A superb collection of autographs of the major architects of the New Deal and their associates, collected in the mid to late 1930s including President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sara D. Roosevelt, Vice President John Nance Garner, Vice President Henry A. Wallace, President (and Vice President) Harry S. Truman, Vice Pre

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        Dämmerung. Notizen in Deutschland.

      Verlag Oprecht & Helbling, Zürich, 1934 - Zürich, Verlag Oprecht & Helbling 1934. 8°. 276 S., 1 S., 1 w. Bl. Originalbroschur mit Schutzumschlag in Leinwandhülle. Sternfeld-T. 230. - Exilarchiv 2504. - Erste Ausgabe. - Hand- und Arbeitsexemplar von Karl August Wittfogel. Vorsatz mit Stempel „The library of Dr.K.A.Wittfogel" und einer eingeklebten gedruckten Karte des Oprecht & Helbling Verlages „Wir gestatten uns, Ihnen im Namen des Autors beiliegendes Buch zu überreichen". Dazu 2 hektographierte Werbebriefe des Verlages mit Besprechungstexten zum Buch. - Durchgehend mit Unterstreichungen und vereinzelten Annotationen. Die letzten 4 Seiten und der hintere Innendeckel mit einem Inhaltsverzeichnis mit Stichworten. - Der Schutzumschlag, mit grösseren Fehlstellen am Rücken, wurde zu einem späteren Zeitpunkt auf blaues Papier doubliert. Für das Buch wurde eine Leinwandhülle mit Rückentitel geschaffen. - Eine der wichtigsten Veröffentlichungen aus dem Exil. Originalbroschur mit Schutzumschlag in Leinwandhülle. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Der Kanton Zürich. Radierungen und Lithographien. Hrsg. vom Regierungsrat des Kantons Zürich.

      . Zürich (1934). Folio. 1 Bl. Titel mit Inhalt u. Druckvermerk u. 20 Orig.-Graphiken, jeweils in Bleistift signiert u. teilw. datiert: 1933 u. 1934. In Orig.-Rohleinenkassette mit mont. Titelschild in Orig.-Kartonschachtel.. Komplett sehr seltenes Portfolio mit 12 Radierungen von Gregor Rabinovitsch (4), Ernst Georg Rüegg (6), Gertrud Escher (1), Hermann Gattiker (1) und 8 (4 farb.) Lithographien Eduard Stiefel (4) u. Eugen Zeller (4). - Die schönen Stadt- und Landschaftsansichten von Zürich, Winterthur, Kyburg, Grüningen, Regensberg, Greifensee, Pfäffikersee, Meilen, Obermeilen, Blick von der Au, Türlersee, Rheinfall, Rheinau, Thurmündung, Tössegg, Thalmühle im Bachsertal, Stadel und Stadlerberg, Stammheim u. Sternenberg. - Innendeckel mit mont. gedruckten Widmungsblatt für "Herrn Staatsrat Gabriel Despland, Lausanne" (*1901, Regierungsrat, Ständerat, Kt. Waadt). - Tadelloses Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Zhilischche (Dwelling)

      Moscow: Gostroi-izdat, 1934. Folio, embossed light blue cloth in rare original pictorial dust jacet. Spine and edges of book faded. Dust jacket skillfully restored and attractive. Some internal soiling. Study of contemporary international architecture, including works by Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Adolf Loos, Mies van der Rohe and modern Russian architects. Illustrated with photogravures and diagrams. Ginzburg (1892-1946) was an influential Soviet Constructivist architect whose work was discredited when conventional Stalinist architecture was instituted after 1932. In the early 1920s he founded the OSA group (Organization of Contemporary Architects) which was linked to Vladimir Mayakovsky and Osip Brik's LEF group (Left Front of the Arts). . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Folio.

      [Bookseller: marilyn braiterman rare books]
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        The Ways of White Folks

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1934-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944: First Edition, Third Printing. Signed by Langston Hughes on the first page. In Very Good condition, with light edge wear and sunning to the cloth, mostly to the spine. Light rubbing to black stamping. The pages are clean of markings, lightly age toned, and show some light signs of use such as a few creased corners. Offsetting to end sheets. Church lending library stamp to front free end paper, and pen on front and rear paste downs. Rear paste down shows scars from the removal of a book plate or pocket. A nice copy overall. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        SCARLET EMPRESS, THE (1934)

      Paramount 1934 - Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Marlene Dietrich, Sam Jaffe, John Loder, C. Aubrey Smith, Gavin Gordon, dir: Josef von Sternberg; Paramount. One of the finest lobby cards for one of film histories most truly bizarre movies. Perhaps this was Von Sternberg's answer for Dietrich to her great competitor Greta Garbo's QUEEN CHRISTINA. While that film attempted to tell an accurate historical account of a historic queen, this film was a major experiment in style. The basis was the story of Princess Sophia of Germany who is taken to Russia to marry half wit Grand Duke Peter (played with aplomb insanity by Jaffe). The Princess is repulsed by him, finds love with a Russian soldier and produces a son. No ones asks questions and she moves on to become Catherine the Great. Much of the film was silent and drenched in Gothic sets, set pieces and artifice, shot through diffusions of all kinds and lit in expressionistic ways which have never been duplicated. It became an homage by von Sternberg (who was by now obsessed) to Dietrich. Dietrich is swathed in a fur creation by Travis Banton. There are a few scattered pinholes to an otherwise perfect card with vibrant colors, FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Pieces sur l'Art

      Librairie Gallimard, Paris. OTHER:WRAPPERS. One of 170 copies hors commerce of 1370. Inscribed and signed by the author, on the half-title page: "Je prétends que l'artiste finisse par le naturel ; mais le naturel d'un nouvel homme. Paul Valery" Minor foxing. Near fine. In French. * Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1934.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Man Ray Photographs 1920 - 1934 Paris (First Edition, Second Issue)

      Hartford & New York / Paris : James Thrall Soby (with Random House) & Cahiers d\'Art, 1934. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. This is a first edition, second printing of Man Ray\'s highly acclaimed, \"Man Ray Photographs 1920 - 1934 Paris\" published by James Thrall Soby (with Random House) & Cahiers d\'Art, Hartford & New York / Paris in 1934. There is controversy surrounding the actual edition of this book. Writing in The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century, Andrew Roth wrote points out that the first edition, second issue, with the fictitious \"Second Edition\" on the cancel title page was placed there by the publisher who \"attempted to generate demand where none existed by suggesting the edition had sold out. After replacing the title pages of these copies with one stating second edition, he returned them for sale.\" Regardless of the issue point, Parr & Badger in their book, \"The Photobook: A History\", state that the Man Ray photographs contained in this edition are \"regarded by some as amongst the greatest of the twentieth century. This was Man Ray\'s first monograph and his friends pulled out all the stops to herald it. It contains poetry and essays by the leading figures of the Dada and Surrealist movements: André Breton, Paul Ã?luard, Marcel Duchamp (written under his famous pseudonym \"Rrose Selavy\") and Tristan Tzara. Containing 84 stunning full page black and white monochromes (photographs) and 19 rayographs, the book is a tall quarto (12 x 10 inches) that is spiral bound in stiff photographically illustrated wrappers. The condition of the wrappers is Very Good+ with some edge wear, rubs and soiling with 2 of the plastic rings on the top and 1 on the bottom broken. The interior is in Near Fine condition with no foxing and a few very minor tears to the edge of 5 of the pages. Overall, this is a highly desirable copy of a notoriously fragile book rarely found in this condition. Cited in both The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century by Andrew Roth and The Photobook: A History by Parr and Badger.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books ]
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        "Linienfigur mit hellen Flächen".

      Stuttgart. 1934.. Bildgrösse: 39,8 x 31,5cm. Papiergrösse 49,5 x 46 cm. Farblithographie. Hellbraun gespritzer Grund mit Aussparungen , dunkelbraune Lienien auf chamoisfarbenem Papier. Unter Passepartout. Zwei winzige Risse am Rand (2mm), Knickspuren am Rand, Reste alter Montierung, sonst gut erhalten. Rechs unter der Darstellung im weissen Rand eigenhändig in Bleistift von Baumeister signiert.. Seltenes und frühes Motiv. Probedruck, ohne Nummerierung, dafür signiert ! Die Auflage betrug 40 Exemplare. - WV Baumeister/Spielmann 35a; Spielmann 1972, 89.

      [Bookseller: J.J. Heckenhauer e.K - Antiquariat seit ]
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        Burmese Days

      Harper & Brothers, 1934-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on copyright page. True first edition with the American edition preceding the British. No Dust Jacket. Bound in original orange cloth with floral patterned end sheets. In Good to Good- overall condition, with wear to the exterior. Clean pages, with foxing to the side of the page block, and on a few occasions in the pages as well. Rear end paper shows damage and foxing, front paste down has evidence of a small price written in pencil then erased. Boards bowed, with rubbing and mottling to cloth, edge wear. Spine is sunned with staining. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. New York. 1934 - REPRINT DULAC EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 7.4 inches). Finely illustrated with 12 fine full page coloured plates by Edmund Dulac. A fine and clean copy, finely bound, for Asprey of London, in full dark blue morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands, each decorated with a gilt wavy line. Compartments double ruled, fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Boards with gilt ruled and wavy lined centre panel with floral corner pieces. Outer boards with wavy line and ruled gilt borders, again with floral corner decorations. Board edges ruled in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Turn-ins ruled and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. A fine copy. The binding is not signed but is certainly the work of a master bookbinder. Housed in a tissue paper lined purple box from Asprey of Bond Street in London. Contains a biographical preface, biography of Omar Khayyam and the text of the first, second and fifth, plus variations in the third, editions by Fitzgerald. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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      London: Chatto & Windus, 1934.. Tan cloth, lettered in blue. Spine cocked and somewhat rubbed and a bit darkened, engraved bookplate on front pastedown (Sir George Bull, Baronet of Hammersmith), modest tanning at edges, faint discoloration to top stain, otherwise a good, sound copy, without the rare dust jacket. First edition of Beckett's first collection of short fiction, by most assessments his scarcest trade publication. The edition consisted of approximately 1500 copies, of which only a third sold. Beckett was reluctant to allow its reprinting, finally relenting only in 1966 for the "Hors Commerce" edition for scholars, which paved the way for the public editions of later years. F & F 16.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Living My Life

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934-01-01. Very Good. Signed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934: Signed. First single volume edition, (preceded by a two-volume edition in 1931). Signed by Emma Goldman on the first blank page. In About Very Good condition. Fraying to spine ends with light chipping and loss, edge wear, worn corners. Light rubbing to spine. Front hinge appears repaired and remains tender. Book plate from previous owner on front paste down, with offsetting to front free end paper. Pages are lightly age toned, free of marking, but show occasional wear, light ding on side edge. A wonderful copy of this Anarchist classic, boldly signed by Emma Goldman.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Security Analysis: Principles and Technique

      New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1934. First Edition, Seventh Printing. In Very Good condition. Endsheets and a few pages show faint evidence of erased pencil markings; else clean text. Sound binding. Light wear to side edge of page block. Cloth shows light edge and light surface wear. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        L. to B

      Privately Published. Hardcover. This is a very rare collector's piece that was privately published in very small numbers for private circulation among family and friends. It is an autobiographical account of a famous journey by two friends - Peter Hogg and "Zumph" Edelsten from Lympne to Baghdad and back again during the summer break of 1934 in a surplus Bistol Fighter. It is also signed with a dedication from Zumph's mother Helen, to "Fergie" another person featured in the account. The cloth binding over the spine and corners is fairly worn in raised areas and the paper covering of the boards has deteriorated significantly over time. The hinges and bindings are good and strong and the book features tipped in photographs - the silver can clearly be seen in the surface of the developing paper. The pages are generally clean with one or two having some foxing in the margins. Regrettably, the upper edges of the pages have deteriorated and are very fragile and flaking with some staining in the area, this is mainly in the earlier stages of the book and does not affect the text. . Good. 1939.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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      O. Lorenz, Paris, France 1934 - 8vo. variously bound. varioiusly paginated. 32 Volumes. Text in French. Besterman 2367-8. A general catalogue of French booksellers from 1840 to 1934. The first 32 volumes of 34 volumes published until 1945. Includes brief biographical sketches and list of works published. Arranged alphabetically. Foreword in first volume; "notice" in fourth volume. Binding varies. Some volumes include contents of previously published ones (see Besterman). Volumes 1-11 quarter leather, marbled paper-covered boards. Volumes 12-13 with later library binding. Volumes 14-19 paper-covered boards. Volumes 20-32 half leather, marbled paper-covered boards. Rubbed and scuffed at edges. Foxing, especially on endpapers. Clipping attached to back endpaper of fourth volume. Boards of Volumes 14-19 worn. Front board of Volume 15 detached. Small ink stamp indicates that this set was a duplicate from the Library of Congress. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Autograph Note Signed, in Hindi, on integral address stationery, 8vo opened, postmarked, Delhi, Jan. 11, 1935, but written Dec. 23, 1934

      Gandhi address his note in English to Shri Janamal Narmada Mowbreys Road, Cathedral Madras. Gandhi acknowledges the death of an associate indicating he sends 500 rupees. Signed, as written, in Hindi. The fragile paper shows wear at the margins, center fold is chipped only at the edges, in good condition overall. Gandhi left the National Congress party in 1934 until 1936. He remained active in India's movement towards independence from British rule. In the week before he penned this note, on December 14, 1934, the All-India Village Industries Association formed formally at Wardha. With this organization, Gandhi sought to reorganize rural Indian so that they could be developed as ideal surroundings to live in. He included reviving crafts, reforming agricultural, sanitary and nutritional practices. Gandhi wrote this note about six months after the first attempt on his life in June 1934.

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Leonard Misonne. Nummeriertes Exemplar / numbered copy.

      Wien Worcester Kobenhavn Torino Meppel, Edition Die Galerie, ohne Jahresangabe ( 1934 ).. Erste und einzige Ausgabe / First and only edition. Large format 30,5 x 31,8 cm. 3 pages title. 1 page handwritten text signed by Leonard Misonne, Gilly decembre 1934, in facsimile. 1 page translation in English and German. 24 plates with photographs. 1 page translation of the french picture-titles in English and German / 5 nicht nummerierte Bl. mit Titel, Text und einer Handschrift in Facsimile, 24 Tafeln mit Fotografien, 1 Bl. Bildtitel. Text französisch, englisch und deutsch. Bilder gedruckt von Druckstöcken der Klischeeanstalt Beissner & Gottlieb in Wien. Hardcover half cloth. This special edition was issued without dust jacket. Cover slightly worn, but very good copy / Orig.-Halbleinenband, der in dieser Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag erschien. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.. Leonard Misonne, Photograph ( 1870 - 1943 ). Eins von nur 1000 nummerierten Exemplaren. Hier liegt die Nummer 785 vor. / One of only 1000 numbered copies, No. 785.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Elke Rehder]
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        THE W. HEATH ROBINSON CALENDAR (for 1934).

      London, G. Delgado Ltd, 1934.1934, 250 x 178 mm, 9¾ x 7 inches, cream card covers with extra illustration on upper cover, title in red, complete with original silk hanging ribbon at the top. 52 half - tone illustrations, all humorous, all on different, sometimes seasonal topics, image size 150 x 108 mm (6 x 4¼ inches), each with a humorous caption below. Covers very slightly dusty and faintly spotted along edges, ribbon rather faded, corners very slightly scuffed, 20 mm (¾") split to fold at top of lower cover, contents very nice. Lacking presentation box, otherwise a very good copy. See Beare Addenda page 34, D2, all the cartoons had previously appeared in magazines. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        'THE GADGETS' Heath Robinson's 'Ideal Home'.

      London, at the Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, 1934.6 postcards published for the Daily Mail in 1934 contained in original printed envelope. 6 marvellous sepia photos of a model house designed by Heath Robinson for the Exhibition. No.1 shows a cross section of the entire house, the rest: The Kitchen, The Dining Room, The Nursery, The Bedroom and The Garden, all rigged up with all manner of crazy gadgets, with the various members of the family making use of them. The cards are in Fine condition, the envelope slightly worn. Beare gives the background to the cards: 'The Gadgets' was nearly 20 ft high on a site 50 ft by 30 ft and peopled with more than 30 life - like moving figures, all busy about their daily tasks. See full description by Beare pages 94 - 95. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Public Rights in the Seashore. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO KING GEORGE V

      Sir Isaac Pitman, 1934. Roy. 8vo., First Edition,; green cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter mildly age-browned and frayed with minor loss at extremities. THE AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE THE FIFTH, WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON HALF-TITLE. Includes numerous detailed appendices and a table of cases. A unique presentation copy of a very scarce work seldom found in this condition. . Catalogs: political economy.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        A Handful of Dust

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1934. Octavo. Original black and red "snakeskin" cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in a red cloth folding box. Contents rather foxed, but an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Best love from Evelyn to Bertie & Diane [sic]". The recipients were Robert and Diana Abdy. The Waughian diminutive of Bertie from Robert was routinely employed by Waugh in his diaries. Cf 12 December 1936 and 15 December 1936.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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