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        Thin Man

      ALFRED A KNOPF, NY 1934 - FACSIMILE DUST JACKET some pages have foxing, front hinge weak DATE PUBLISHED: 1934 EDITION: THIRD PRINTING 258 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Those Plummer Children (Christine Noble Govan SIGNED First Edition)

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1934 - Inscribed to Minna Miller Hamiltion is celebration of our belated but sincere friendship Christine Noble Govan November 17, 1934. Includes a christmas card with illustrations by Alice Caddy for "Narcissus an de Chillun" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'epouvantable secret, roman policier

      0 - In-4 (21 x 27 cm), ensemble des 163 feuilles tapuscrites sous chemise, qui représentent le tapuscrit original du roman policier 'L'Épouvantable secret', qui sera publié par les Éditions de l'Avenir le 13 avril 1934, dans sa collection M.A.P. (au n°17 de la collection, 64 pages, imprimées sur 2 colonnes). Très nombreuses corrections manuscrites et ratures de la main de l'auteur. Papier jauni. Document exceptionnel.

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        Detection of neutrons liberated from beryllium by gamma rays: A new technique for inducing radioactivity. Offprint

      1934. <p>Szilard, Leo (1898-1964) and Thomas A. Chalmers. Detection of neutrons liberated from beryllium by gamma rays: A new technique for inducing radioactivity. Offprint from Nature 134 (1934). Single sheet, unbound. [2]pp. 216 x 134 mm. Crease in upper left corner, lower right corner chipped, light toning but very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed in the upper right corner in an unidentified hand: &#147;With compliments of L. Szilard.&#148; </p><p>First Edition, Offprint Issue. In 1933, after fleeing from Germany to England to escape the Nazis, Hungarian theoretical physicist Leo Szilard came up with the idea of the nuclear chain reaction while crossing a street in London. He filed his first patent on the chain reaction in March 12, 1934 and that summer, in collaboration with T. A. Chalmers, he began a series of experiments on the beryllium nucleus using radium owned by the physics department at St. Bartholomew&#146;s Hospital Medical College. </p><p>"The beryllium nucleus was so lightly bound [Szilard] suspected he could knock neutrons out of it not only with alpha particles or neutrons but even with gamma rays or high-energy X rays . . . Their first experiment demonstrated a brilliantly simple method for separating isotopes of iodine by bombarding an iodine compound with neutrons. They then used this Szilard-Chalmers effect (as it came to be called), which was extremely sensitive, as a tool for measuring the production of neutrons in their second experiment: knocking neutrons out of beryllium using the gamma radiation from radium" (Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, p. 215). </p><p>The results of this second experiment are described in the present offprint. To Szilard&#146;s disappointment, beryllium proved to be an unsuitable candidate for chain reaction; it was not until 1939, after the discovery of nuclear fission, that Szilard and Enrico Fermi were able to produce a nuclear chain reaction in uranium. The first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction&#151;which made possible the atomic bomb&#151;was accomplished by Fermi and his associates in 1942.</p>

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        Az Igazi Ady [The Real Ady]

      Paris: Editions Atelier de Paris. 1934. First. First edition. Illustrated from photographs by Andre Kertesz. Text in Hungarian. Large octavo. Printed brown wrappers. Two small chips on the wrappers, tiny chip, and a short split at the edge of the spine, a nice, very good or better copy of a fragile title. Biography of Hungarian poet Endre Ady, a Francophile who lived in Paris for a time, notable largely for the photographic illustrations by Kertesz. Very scarce. .

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        Connolly-Land

      Connolly Brothers 1934 - The 8th and rarest of all the Connolly Leather pamphlets illustrated by WHR. This is in absolutely beautiful condition and comes with colour fold out map of Connolly-Land at rear. This was often torn out. Beige card covers with a pictorial design in black.Five full page and nine smaller line drawings and triple page fold out plan. 14 pages. Pamphlet with no inscriptions. Not a book club edition, ex library or a remainder. I am happy to supply scans. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ADVENTURES OF UNCLE LUBIN

      - ROBINSON,W.HEATH. ADVENTURES OF UNCLE LUBIN. Lond: Chatto & Windus (1934). Sm. 4to, yellow pict. bds, [117]p. sl. wear to head of spine, 7 line illus. nicely colored else VG+ in chipped pict. dw. A new edition with color plate frontis and color pict. wrapper newly designed for the 1927 Chatto ed. & with a profusion of marvelous line illus. throughout. Quite scarce in wrapper. Beare 24c. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ESSAYS IN SCIENCE. Signed.

      The Philosophical Library, New York 1934 - Signed in full on the half-title. Red cloth, stamped in black, 12mo., 114pp. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper showing moderate wear. The signature; "Albert Einstein", in black fountain pen that is considerably faded in part, the "Albert" quite legible, "Einstein" very light indeed. First PL edition. The authorized translation from the volume originally published as: &#145;Mein Weltbild' [Weil page 41 Appendix] translated as, 'The World As I See It'. Contains essays on The Principles Of Research, The Theory Of Relativity, Scientific Truth, Kepler, Bohr, The Problems Of Space, Ether And The Problem Of Physics, etc. In a fine custom gray cloth slipcase with E=mc2 embossed in relief on the side. This title Rarely found signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Letters of Marque

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1934. First. First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper. Author&#39;s own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York address stamped on the front fly. Mystery surrounding the missing treasure of an old privateer. A Harper Sealed Mystery: if the reader could resist breaking the seal over the final chapter, which solved the mystery, he or she could return the book for a full refund. In this case, the usually broken seal remains intact. Presumably Terhune knew how the book ended, and didn&#39;t feel the need. Very uncommon in jacket. .

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        It Happened in PRK

      Coward McCann Inc. New York (1934) - First Edition. H Baer dustjacket art. Author's extremely scarce first book of a man trying to sell tennis racquets in Jugo-Slavia. Hoff, better known by his pseudonym, William Cooper, started an English school of writing that rejected the modernist tradition in favor of naturalism, and set the prototype for later works by Kingsley Amis, John Braine, Anthony Burgess and Malcolm Bradbury. His most famous work published in 1950, Scenes from Provincial Life, was " hailed as seminal by John Braine, Malcolm Bradbury and other writers of the period, who also chose provincial, anarchic but ambitious lower middle class heroes and a low-key realist tone in what some have come to see as a reaction against Modernism. When the novel was republished in 1982, together with two sequels in the series, it was judged by one critic to be more accomplished than anything of the same genre which followed". The author wrote two other novels in the 1930's, Rhea and Lisa, both as difficult to find as this title. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with some shallow loss at spine ends and few flap corners, some mild soiling to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le nain.

      Gallimard NRF 1934 - In-12 ( 190 X 120 mm ) de 283 pages, demi-maroquin à coins vert-bouteille, dos à nerfs janséniste, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. ( Reliure signée de J. KAUFFMANN et F. HORGLOIS ). Edition originale rare, 1 des 70 exemplaires numéroté sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre ( premier grand papier ). Dos passé, livre très pur en parfait état. litterature edition-originale [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Mary Poppins

      Gerald Howe, 1934. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1934. 205 pages. No dust jacket. Yellow cloth hardcover, with titling on front and spine. Lightly tanned pages with fair tanning on fore-edge. Hinges are lightly pulled, partially rear hinge, with slight cracked to text-block. Slight foxing on opening-closing pages, with occasional light marks throughout. Illustration on page 7 is light marked with crayons and bottom corner is slightly clipped. Boards are good to fair, light bumping on corners and spine ends, slight rub marks on front, with light crayon and rub blemishes on rear. Boards are mildly darkened. Some hinges parting inside causing text block to appear uneven.

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        Portrait of America Signed Diego Rivera

      Covici Friede, UK 1934 - Portrait Of America by Diego Rivera Signed First Edition Covici Friede 1934. With an Explanatory Text by Bertram D Wolfe. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers near fine in original dust jacket which had internal repair. SIGNED BY DIEGO RIVERA to fep, without dedication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Real French Capers, volume 1, no. 1, September 1934

      Burnham Co., New York 1934 - cover creased, small closed tear, cover art clean. bookstore stamp on title page. pages age darkened, clean. premier issue. volume 1, no. 1, September 1934. Risque articles and illustrations, illustrated advertisements for naughty novelties and books. Contents: Royally Mounted / Ronald Ramsey.--Virginal Correspondent / Sam Unders.--Silk Shorts / Nancy Collins.--Cupidities.--Sexy Secretary / Kirk Wayne.--Reading Your Writing / Maud Wheeler.--Primary Lessons / Fred Shirleigh.--Nuptial Nightmare / Reggie Coghlan.--Young and Lusty / Hagen Hansen.--Did He Cook My Goose? / T.B. Ellis. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Female Convict

      Macaulay Company New York (1934) - First Edition in dustjacket identical with the first but for 75 cent price and plug at lower front flap stating that "the issuance of this new edition at reduced price is made possible by (a) use of the same plates made for the original Edition. (b) acceptance by the author of a reduced royalty". A gripping expose of female prisons and the abuse of the convicts as well as cases of lesbianism and narcotics use by the co-author of I am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang. Burns first garnered fame from the book and film of his brother's life as featured in "I Am A Fugitive From A Georgia Chain Gang". A scarce companion piece especially so inscribed and signed by Burns at front free endpaper in 1940. "The book itself is a commentary on the blindness and ignorance and cupidity from which spring the black records of our American prison systems. Not only the chain gangs of the South or the prison pens of the West, but now the penitentiaries of the East are revealed as holes in hell." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, centimeter chip at lower spine end, few edge nicks and modest wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        VEILS OF FEAR

      London: Philip Allan & Co. Ltd.,. [1934]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-4] 5 [6] 7-228 [229-237: ads] [238: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank],. original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in black.. Some age-darkening to text block, spine ends a bit faded, a very good. plus copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with shallow chips from. upper corners, some rubbing along folds, some loss to spine ends,. tape ghosts at lower spine panel and upper edge of rear panel, and. closed tear to rear panel. The front panel illustration is nice and. bright. A nice example overall of a book not often found in dust. jacket. (#127587). First edition. Episodic occult horror thriller, in which characters Aylett and Vaneken from DEVIL&#39;S DRUMS (1933) battle "a kind of freemasonry of Hell" threatening civilization as they knew it, i.e. the British Empire. Crisp imagery and pulpy writing, both hallmarks of Meik&#39;s work. One of the single-author collections published as part of Philip Allan&#39;s popular "Creeps" series. Ashley, Who&#39;s Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 130. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1141. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 154. Bleiler (1978), p. 137. Reginald 09991.

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        The Case of the Howling Dog

      William Morrow & Co, New York 1934 - Black cloth with orange red titles in price clipped (small) dust jacket. Book is almost fine. Dust jacket is chipped at the head of the spine with one half inch loss. Shallow chipping at corners and a few very short tears to edges. Inside front flap has a small stamp with price in canada $2.25 in red. This is the fourth Perry Mason novel in the rare dust jacket Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dark Island

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1934. Octavo. Original light green cloth, titles to spine in dark green. With the dust jacket. Map to front pastedown. Bookseller&#39;s ticket to rear pastedown. Bump to top corner, spine just a little toned, endpapers tanned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression.

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        Call It Sleep

      New York: Robert O. Ballou. (1934). First. First edition, first printing. Spotting on the cloth boards, a good copy in good dustwrapper worn at the extremities and with a modest chip at the crown. A classic Jewish-American novel (as well as a high point of proletarian fiction) about the terrors of a young boy growing up in a squalid and poverty-stricken urban immigrant neighborhood. Forgotten almost immediately upon publication, it was rediscovered in the 1950s and &#39;60s and now stands among the finest novels of the 20th Century. .

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        Call it Sleep

      New York: Robert O. Ballou, [1934] - Roth's novel of ghetto life on the Lower East Side of New York First edition of his first book. 8vo. v, [i], [1]-599 pp. Original blue cloth. Near fine copy in the scarce first state dust jacket (chipped, spine panel defective with loss of bottom third and partial loss of title at head) by Stuyvesant Van Veen. Booklabel of Abraham (Pascal) and Marcie Kanner laid in [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On an algebraic generalization of the quantum mechanical formalism. Offprint

      1934. <p>Jordan, Pascual (1902-80); John von Neumann (1903-57); and Eugene Wigner (1902-95). On an algebraic generalization of the quantum mechanical formalism. Offprint from Annals of Mathematics, second series, 35 (1934). 29-64pp. 254 x 176 mm. Original printed wrappers, margins a bit dust-soiled. Very good. Presentation Copy, Inscribed by Jordan to physicist Gregor Wentzel (1898-1978) on the front wrapper: &#147;Herrn Wentzel mit hertzlichen Grüssen! P. J.&#148; </p><p>First Edition, Offprint Issue of Jordan, von Neumann and Wigner&#146;s classic paper on one of the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics, introducing what are now known as the formally real Jordan algebras. &#147;When [the real numbers, the complex numbers and the quaternions] were sent down from platonic heaven to tell the world about the algebraic structure of quantum mechanics, they took on human avatars and wrote this paper&#148; (Baez). </p><p>In an earlier paper Jordan had introduced the &#147;Jordan algebras,&#148; a special type of non-associative algebra, to formalize the notion of an algebra of observables in quantum mechanics. </p><p>"In 1932, Pascual Jordan tried to isolate some axioms that an &#147;algebra of observables&#148; should satisfy. The unadorned phrase &#147;algebra&#148; usually signals an associative algebra [i.e., one in which (a + b) + c = a + (b + c)], but this not the kind of algebra Jordan was led to. In both classical and quantum mechanics, observables are closed under addition and multiplication by real scalars. In classical mechanics we can also multiply observables, but in quantum mechanics this becomes problematic. . . . </p><p>"However, in quantum mechanics one can still raise an observable to a power and obtain another observable. From squaring and taking real linear combinations, one can construct a commutative product . . . This led Jordan to define what is now called a formally real Jordan algebra . . . In 1934, Jordan published a paper with von Neumann and Wigner classifying finite-dimensional formally real Jordan algebras" (Baez; emphasis ours). </p><p>The formally real Jordan algebras correspond to various spin factors, which in turn &#147;have an intriguing relation to special relativity&#148; (Baez); see Baez for a more detailed account of Jordan, von Neumann and Wigner&#146;s paper. Jordan algebras also play important roles in other branches of mathematics: Lie groups and algebras, differential geometry, projective geometry, probability and statistics. </p><p>Jordan presented this copy of his paper to theoretical physicist Gregor Wentzel, who also made contributions to quantum mechanics: He is best known for the Wentzel-Kramers-Brillouin approximation for finding approximate solutions to linear partial differential equations with spatially varying coefficients. Baez, John, &#147;State-Observable Duality (Part 2).&#148; The N-category Cafe: A Group Blog on Math, Physics and Philosophy. N.p., 27 Nov. 2010. Web. Accessed 12 Sept. 2014.</p>

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        Peking Studies

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

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        Histoire de l?Université de Genève. 4 volumes.Tome 1: L?Académie et l?Université au XIXe siècle 1814-1900. Avec 71 planches hors texte et de nombreuses reproductions de documents.Tome 2: Annexes. Tome 3: L?Université de 1914 à 1956. 26 planches hors texte.Tome 4: Annexes.

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

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        Creep, Shadow!

      Garden City for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, NY 1934 - First Edition Stated. Decorated black cloth with green stampings, top edge green stain. Fine book with bruised spine ends in Near Fine dust jacket with spine crease and four very short closed tears and minor shelf wear. A beautiful collectors copy. NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Saint Breudaus

      1934 - E. H. Suydam Original pencil drawing designed for San Francisco, A Pageant Published New York: 1943 Drawings completed San Francisco: 1931-34 24&#148; x 19 1/4&#148; framed Edward Howard Suydam, an accomplished painter and printmaker working during the early part of the twentieth century, created a body of work that served to illustrate and document the development and growth of several important American cities. A student of Philadelphia artist Thornton Oakley at the School of Industrial Art, Suydam gained a firm background in illustration, which later led him to work for numerous books and periodicals including Harper&#146;s, The Forum and Country Life. Suydam&#146;s views of San Francisco are captivating and quite revealing about its architecture, commerce and growth. The primary purpose behind such views were to entice easterners to travel to the golden city of the west.

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        Building Plans and Elevation for a Proposed Residence for Mr. & Mrs. W. Smith, Woodside, California.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, August 24. 1934 - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 15" x 25". 3 sheets. Job #00146. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        REVISTA CATALANA DE CATALUNYA RADIO 1934, 39 REVISTES

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

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        Ascona Bau-Buch.

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

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        DOCTOR MARTINO AND OTHER STORIES

      New York: Smith & Haas, 1934.. Gilt cloth. First edition, trade printing, of Faulkner&#39;s second collection of short fiction. Some tiny pencil tics in the table of contents erased, otherwise a fine, unfaded copy, in very good modestly spine-darkened dust jacket with a couple of tiny closed tears at crown of spine and small nick at one tip. PETERSEN A15a. MASSEY 438.

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        Appointment in Samarra [First State]

      Harcourt, Brace, New York 1934 - First Edition, so stated, with the publisher's errata slip tipped tipped in between the copyright and dedication pages, denoting the first state. 8vo: [6],302pp. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gold, top edge stained yellow; second-state pictorial dust jacket (with reviews on back panel), correctly priced $2.50. Fine, square and tight (positively unread), pages immaculate; in a Very Good, completely unrestored jacket, marred chiefly by a v-shaped, one-inch loss to head of the spine, affecting the letters 'ntment' and 'rra;' otherwise clean and vibrant. The author's seminal first novel, easily his most desirable and scarcest work. Bruccoli A2.1.a. Modern Library 100, 22. Time 100. "O&#146;Hara did for fictional Gibbsville, Pennsylvania, what Faulkner did for Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi: surveyed its social life and drew its psychic outlines. But he did it in utterly worldly terms, without Faulkner&#146;s taste for mythic inference or the basso profundo of his prose. Julian English is a man who squanders what fate gave him. He lives on the right side of the tracks, with a country club membership and a wife who loves him. His decline and fall, over the course of just 72 hours around Christmas, is a matter of too much spending, too much liquor and a couple of reckless gestures. . . . That his calamity is petty and preventable only makes it more powerful." Time 100 Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        UTA-E

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

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        PARIS VU PAR ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ

      - Paris, Librairie Plon, 1934, 23x29. Couverture cartonnée illustrée en noir. Édition originale. Illustré de photographies en noir et blanc. La couverture de l'ouvrage est un peu jaunie, le dos est abimé malgré ces défaut l'ouvrage est solide et les photographies magnifiques. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BEASTS ROYAL

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

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        Beasts Royal

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

      [Bookseller: Lion Books PBFA]
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        For All We Know

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Negro Americans, What Now?

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE MIME OF MICK NICK AND THE MAGGIES. A FRAGMENT FROM WORK IN PROGRESS

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

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

      Viking Press, New York 1934 - First edition. A little soiling on the front board, near fine in very good or a little better, price-clipped dustwrapper with some small chips and internal repairs. Memoir of the founder of the Marks Music Company, written by Liebling, his very scarce first book, rarely found in jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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