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        Good-bye Mr Chips

      Little Brown and Company, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Little Brown and Company, New York 1934. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published June 1934, no additional printings. Cloth boards. True First Edition published before the British Edition. Jacket priced at $1.25. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, clean pages, light spots on the boards. Spine darkened and frayed, shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning, light chipping. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Living My Life

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934-01-01. 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.

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        La Revolution Par Ceux Qui L'Ont Vue

      Paris - Editions Bernard Grasset, 1934. Paris - Editions Bernard Grasset, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two books on French history, uniformly bound. In French. Volumes four and five of La Petite Histoire series. Louis Leon Theodore Gosselin (7 October 1855, Richemont, Moselle - 7 February 1935) was a French historian and playwright who wrote under the pen name G. Lenotre. He wrote articles in publications such as Le Figaro, Revue des deux mondes, Le Monde illustre and Le Temps. He also produced numerous works dealing with the French Revolution, especially the Reign of Terror, constructed from his research into primary documents of the era. His work was recognised and admired by his contemporaries. Gosselin was made an officer of the Legion d'honneur and in 1932 was elected to the Academie francaise, but died before being able to sit in the Academy and never made the speech which he had written in homage to his predecessor, Rene Bazin. With colourful illustrated half titles to each volume and a number of black and white plates. Attractive bookplate to front pastedown of each volume. Condition: In half morocco bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        HAND PRESS: AN ESSAY WRITTEN AND PRINTED BY HAND FOR THE SOCIETY OF TYPOGRAPHIC ARTS, CHICAGO.|THE

      Ditchling Common, Sussex, England: St. Dominic's Press, 1934 Ditchling Common, Sussex, England: St. Dominic's Press, 1934. linen boards with wrap-around printed label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. St. Dominic's Press. 8vo. linen boards with wrap-around printed label, top edge cut, other edges uncut. (iv),79+(1) pages. First edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by author on colophon. Taylor and Sewell A233. Index and errata. The substance of an address given to the Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago, at the invitation of R. Hunter Middleton. Illustrated with six facsimile pages and labels, and seven wood-engravings and drawings. Biographical notes on the author laid in.

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        Authorized Map of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

      General Mills Corporation, 1934. General Mills Corporation, 1934. Map. Lithograph with silkscreen color. Image measures 17" x 23". This charming and colorful map of Antarctica charts the second voyage of Admiral Richard E. Byrd. It was published by General Mills Corporation to promote a series of radio broadcasts designed to get the public engaged in Byrd's voyage. That the map was intended for a public audience, and particularly a younger one, is made clear by pictograms of penguins, whales, boats and planes that adorn the map. Even though this was the 4th journey to the Antarctic, much of the region remained unexplored, as a banner held by three penguins suggests. The exploration base of "Little America" is also labelled with a small banner. An inset in the lower right shows the Bay of Whales and a detail of Little America. In the upper left, another inset traces the paths of the two-way radio broadcasts. The elaborate cartouche includes a sled dog, two penguins, a compass rose, and a portrait of Admiral Byrd. The caption reads: "Past polar expeditions has been swallowed up by a silence which was never broken until they returned--if they did return. But on the Byrd Expedition there is being attempted the most notable feat in radio history--a two-way broadcast of the Expedition as it is being lived--from the very lips of the men themselves. Hailed by leading authorities as an important contribution to radio science, this series is made possible by General Foods, makes of Grape-Nuts." The map is in excellent condition. Some small pinholes and ink spots on the margins not affecting the image. George Annand (born 1891 in Michigan) was a well-known illustrator and cartographer and worked for the Boston Herald during the 1930's.

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        NEGRO ANTHOLOGY. Made by Nancy Cunard. 1931-1933

      Published by Nancy Cunard at Wishart & Co. London. 1934. Published by Nancy Cunard at Wishart & Co. London. 1934. FIRST EDITION. First issue binding of rough brown cloth. Large 4to. (12.4 x 10.2 inches). viii, 856pp. Original dark brown cloth, lettered to spine and upper board in red. Rear board with the map of The Black Belt of America, again printed in red. Top edge dyed brown. Fully illustrated throughout, including a large fold out colour printed map. A little rubbed at extremities, head of spine creased. One leaf with neat professional strengthening to the bottom edge of the page with clear archive paper (about 1 inch wide) to prevent further damage where the page has creased and torn. Only 1000 copies were produced, at Cunard's expense, but the book was not a great commercial success and many copies were later issued in a cheaper remainder binding.

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        Good-bye Mr Chips

      Little Brown and Company, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Little Brown and Company, New York 1934. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published June 1934, no additional printings. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $1.25. The True First Edition published before the British Edition. Signed by James Hilton on a tipped in page after the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages, light spots on the boards. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning at the jacket spine. Stain at the head of the rear panel and jacket spine, light chipping at the spine. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Ulysses

      Random House 1934. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Random House, New York 1934. First American Edition / First Printing. Stated First American Edition, no additional printings. In the jacket without the jacket designer's name at the front panel. Cloth boards with black and red lettering. Jacket priced at $3.50. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, light spots on the boards. Darkening at the spine, light spots at the endpaper, light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, shelf wear, chipping, darkening. Light spots. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        O, Pfälzer Land, wie schön du bist! - Sammelbildalbum - komplett.

      Herxheim-Landau, Rheinische Zigaretten- und Tabakfabrik, O. & E. Knecht., 1934.. Komplett mit 236 eingeklebten Bildern, 44 (unpaginierte) Seiten, Blätter durch Seidenpapier getrennt. 32,5 x 24,0 cm, illustrierter O-Karton.. Sehr seltenes, komplettes Sammelbilderalbum. Einband etwas berieben und bestossen sowie etwas angestaubt und mit kleinen Randläsuren, Rückenschild oben und unten mit kleiner Beschädigung, Seidenblätter mit Knickspuren.

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        Thoughts Upon Hunting Kit In a Series of Nine Letters to a Friend in Which are Given the Author’s Best Knowledge from Observation etc., of the Proper Kit Seen in the Shires, and Worn by Well Turned Out Men and Women in Any Hunting Field

      Millbrook: Privately printed for the Author, 1934. Fine. 12mo.

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        Poems By W. H. Auden

      Faber and Faber, London 1934 - Second revised edition, 1934, fine condition in a signed binding by Asprey. Full crushed navy blue morocco leather with gilt lettering and ruling, raised spine bands, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Exceptional condition, tight binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gargantua. (etchings by Barta)

      Fontenay-aux-Roses: Editions de la Cigogne, 1934 - A stunning edition of Gargantua, with 41 powerful original etchings (with aquatint) by Laszlo Barta. Edition limited to 218 copies, of which this is one of 160 numbered copies beautifully printed on fine Rives wove paper. From the collection of Romain Roels, the leading Belgian collector of modern illustrated books. Folio. FINELY BOUND IN FULL REDDISH BROWN MOROCCO WITH GREEN-GRAY MOROCCO DOUBLURES. Title on spine in palladium. Original wraps and spine bound in. Top edge gilt (with palladium, actually), other edges uncut. Matching marbled board, morocco-lined slipcase. FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH NO DEFECTS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Artificial Radioactivity produced by Neutron Bombardment. 2 Teile. SS. 483-500 und SS. 522-558. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series A, Vol. 146 und Vol. 149. 2 Bände.

      London, Harrison, 1934-35.. (25,5 x 17,5 cm). VI, 942 S./ V S. 600, VI, XII S. Mit Abbildungen und Tafeln. Leinwandbände der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe. - "Fermi bombarded several elements of increasing atomic numbers with neutrons. He hoped to find an artificial radioactivity produced by the neutrons. His first success was with fluorine..... Immediately thereafter Fermi, with the help of Amaldi, D'Agostino, Rasetti, and Segre, carried out a systematic investigation of the behavior of elements throughout the periodic table... In uranium and thorium the investigators found several forms of activity after bombardment but did not recognize fission. Fermi and his collaborators, having proved that no radioactive isotopes were formed between lead and uranium, put forward the natural hypothesis that the activity was due to transuranic elements. These studies... culminated in 1938 in the discovery of fission by Hahn and Fritz Strassmann" (DSB). Fermi erhält für die hier beschriebenen Entdeckungen 1938 den Nobelpreis für Physik. - Vorsätze und Titel gestempelt. Rücken verfärbt und teils gering eingerissen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 4, 576

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        Parker Dam and Appurtenant Works: Schedules, Specifications, and Drawings - Specifications No. 574: Original Copy of the Book Prepared for Construction Bidders

      United States Department of the Interior, Burea of Reclamation, USA 1934 - 75 pages of detailed text plus dozens of fold-out engineering drawings plus construction program. Somewhat above-average external wear but contents clean and sound. No markings noticed. Binding intact. A wonderfully historic item. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Now In November

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1934 - "Now in November" by Josephine Johnson. First edition first printing with the date of 1934 present on both the title and copyright page. No subsequent printings present.Published by Simon and Schuster, New York, 1934. Winner of the 1935 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Small 8vo, 231 pp with an additional page of publisher's advertisements. With a later printing dust jacket that features the fold-out with reviews and Pulitzer sticker. The dust jacket is in very good condition with minor wear and sunning. Some chipping to the edges of the spine, affecting the "Now" in the title. The original price of $2.00 is present on the front flap. The book is in very good condition. The brown cloth boards are very well preserved. Minor soiling to the front board and sunning at the spine. Pencil notations and erasures to the rear endpaper. The textblock is lightly toned but clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        R. E. LEE (Four Volumes)

      Scribners, N.Y. 1934 - A fine, clean and tight four volume set. No jackets, as issued. First three volumes are First Editions with Scribners A on copyright page. The fourth volume is a 1935 edition. VOLUME ONE IS SIGNED BY DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN. The first three volumes have the bookplate of the famous inventor Cyrus McCormick. All four volumes are clean and tight. No bumped corners. A very nice set. = WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. = WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 35 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT (A Fine Set of Six Volumes, Five Still Retaining Portions of Their Original Glassine Dust Jackets)

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Burton, (Sir) Richard. THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A DAY. In Six Volumes. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments Made and Annotated by Richard S. Burton. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the artist, this being copy #1367. 1001 Black & White illustrations throughout. Beautiful decorated cowhide over patterned boards. A FINE set, rarely seen this fresh, FIVE OF THE SIX VOLUMES STILL WEARING ALL OR SOME OF THEIR ORIGINAL PROTECTIVE GLASSINE DUST JACKETS. Housed in an equally nice UNWORN set of original publisher's slipcases. . Signed by Illustrator. First Edition, Thus. Half-Leather. Fine. Illus. by Valenti Angelo.

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        Malessere. Romanzo.

      Edizioni Corbaccio 1934 (mag.) in 16° brossura editoriale con sovracoperta disegnata a due colori da V. Paladini Edizione originale nella prima tiratura (ne fu stampata una seconda nell?agosto dello stesso anno). Notevole la grafica di copertina dell?artista immaginista - futurista Vinicio Paladini. Cfr. Cammarota, Futurismo, 229.5. Bell?esemplare.

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        Fachzeitung der gesamten Uniformen-, Effekten-, Fahnen-, Paramenten-, Orden- und Ehrenzeichenbranche für Heer, Marine, Wehr- und Sportverbände,

      . 1. Jahrgang 1934, Folge 1 (mehr nicht erschienen), 12 Seiten, 2. Jahrgang 1935, Folge 1 - 12 (komplett), jede Folge 16 Seiten, 3. Jahrgang 1936, Folge 1 - 21, 336 Seiten, 4. Jahrgang 1937, Folge 1 - 24, 384 Seiten, 5. Jahrgang 1938, Folge 1 - 24, 384 Seiten, 6. Jahrgang 1939, Folge 1 - 24, 331 Seiten, 7. Jahrgang 1940, Folge 1 - 24, 200 Seiten, 8. Jahrgang 1941, Folge 3 - 24, 256 Seiten, 9. Jahrgang 1942, Folge 1 - 24, 192 Seiten, 10. Jahrgang 1943, Folge 1 - 6, 48 Seiten, Zusammenlegung der Zeitschriften Uniformen-Markt und Schwert und Spaten zur Uniformen-Zeitung. 1. Jahrgang 1943, Heft 1/2 - 12, jede Folge 17 Seiten, 2. Jahrgang 1945, Heft 1 - 2, jede Folge 17 Seiten, 12 FOTOKOPIERTE Jahrgänge in 8 Bänden in einheitlichen Einbänden gebunden, Zustand 2 (R102A).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        Good-bye Mr Chips

      Little Brown and Company 1934 - Little Brown and Company, New York 1934. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published June 1934, no additional printings. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $1.25. The True First Edition published before the British Edition. Signed by James Hilton on a tipped in page after the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages, light spots on the boards. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning at the jacket spine. Stain at the head of the rear panel and jacket spine, light chipping at the spine. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Good-bye, Mr. Chips

      New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1934-01-01. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1934-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1934. 126 pp. First edition, first printing. (States "Published June, 1934" on copyright page, dated 1934 on title page. First state price of $1.25 on front flap with no mention of later printings. Precedes the British edition.) Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Foxing to fore edge, dust soiling on top edge, former owner's bookplate on paste down. Jacket is mylar-protected, creased along spine panel, small tear to top edge, light wear along top edge, price intact. A nice copy.True first edition of James Hilton's novel, which was the basis of films in 1939 and 1969.

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        The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger

      Culver City: MGM Studios, 1934 Culver City: MGM Studios, 1934. Original dupicated script for the 1935 film. This copy was originally designated for the use of the research director, but was later utilized to produce one of 10 prize copies for a slogan contest in the English fan magazine, â??Picturegoer.â? A clipping from that periodical laid into this copy identifies this example as being won by a Miss Hazel Russell of Sheffield. Studio wrappers; brad-bound; script dept. label chipped; torn at the brads; minor soiling. The ten prize copies were signed by 38 members of the cast and crew of the film and included David O. Selznick (producer), George Cukor (director), Cedric Gibbons (art director), Oliver Marsh (cinematographer), Hugh Walpole and Howard Estabrook (writers), and by players W.C. Fields, Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, Lionel Barrymore, Roland Young, Maureen Oâ??Sulivan, Freddie Bartholomew, etc. This movie version still holds up remarkably well; particularly in its inspired casting of Fields as Micawber.

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        Peoples of All Nations

      - London - The Amalgamated Press Limited, 1934. - London - The Amalgamated Press Limited, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A comprehensive study of human races and lifestyles across the globe. Illustrated throughout with one hundred and twenty-four coloured plates, andthousands of photographs and maps. Sir John Alexander Hammerton (born 27 February 1871 in Alexandria, Scotland; died 12 May 1949 in London) is described by the Dictionary of National Biography as the most successful creator of large-scale works of reference that Britain has known. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In decorative full cloth bindings. Externally, very smart, with just some light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just some spotting to the endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Your Books, My Son. Being some account Bibliographical & Biographical contained in forty letters written mainly during the earlier months of 1931, intended to introduce to his eldest son a small collection of Esteemed Books made for him

      Oxford: at the University Press, 1934.. Oxford: at the University Press, 1934. One of only 101 copies printed. Etched frontispiece and tailpiece. Large 8vo, pp. 324, original gray textured cloth with leather lettering piece to spine, top edge gilt, others uncut; fine in slipcase. With later inscription from his sons presenting this volume to the Girdlers Company. Sir Harry Newton's fine library, which this volume catalogues, giving also details of their acquisition and other anecdotal observations, was auctioned at Dukes of Dorchester in 2007.

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        The Thin Man

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1934 - 1934 Knopf TRUE STATED FIRST EDITION *** With a **SIGNED** envelope laid in--Dated September 23. 1943 and with Hammett's signature and address when he was a corporal and stationed in Seattle Washington!** A TRUE ONE OF A KIND EXCEEDINGLY RARE signature. This book is in VG- condition housed in a NEW lovely red case with gold lettering. A very solid & tight copy with minor wear along the edges and tiny tears at the spine ends now repaired. The mask is dark rich blue and the spine has not a whit of fading! It contains the error on page 209 with "seep" for "sleep." There is a previous owner signature on the ffep. There are a few spots on a few pages but not affecting the text. The flyleaves are pasted onto the inside boards. **BONUS** Also receive the FIRST EVER PUBLICATION in STRAND magazine of Hammett's short story, SO I SHOT HIM. **Brenbooks specializes in first edition mysteries and books into films. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Siebengebirge: Text und Bilder von August Sander

      L. Holzwarth Verlag 1934 - Bad Rotherfelde: L. Holzwarth Verlag, 1934. (8.25 x 6.25 in, 20.5 x 15.8 cm). Np. First edition. Scarce. Six pages of text and 24 black and white photographs, primarily landscapes but including views of Bonn and two portraits. Photographically illustrated dust jacket (complete, moderately rubbed and with mottled spotting, tiny chips at crown, inner folds and top edge of upper panel, two short closed tears at bottom panel edges, that panel also with ripples; front flap with two 1cm clear spots of dried adhesive; verso with faint spotting in areas; overall very good indeed and without restoration) over plain stiff wrappers (clean with minor wear; covers and prelims spotted some and moderately toned with age; back cover faintly creased; three 1cm clear spots of dried adhesive at top and bottom of inside covers; internally well preserved and near fine). This volume was the third in the series Deutsches Land Deutsches Volk. 1934, the year "Das Siebengebirge" was published, was one of great distress and strife for August Sander. Remaining copies of Sander's great documentary work "Antlitz Der Zeit" (1929) are "withdrawn from the trade and the stock destroyed on the orders of the Nazis". His activist son Erich, who Sander would assist in printing leaflets by photographic means (as the Socialist Worker Party press had been seized) was sentenced to 10 years in prison. "In his anger and grief after Erich's arrest, Sander found some consolation on camping trips in the Siebengebirge district. There he often spent the night in his sleeping bag, photographing during the day and taking some comfort in the beauty of the unspoiled land. Though Sander was capable of capturing unspoiled stretches of scenery with a beauty to satisfy any Romantic, his chief concern was with the landscape reformed, its spirit altered, by the hand of man. It is as a landscapist that Sander's disinterest in dividing art and science into mutually exclusive categories is most evident." (Robert Kramer, August Sander: Photographs of an Epoch 1904-1959, Aperture, 1980, p.35) Additional images available by request. Relatively well preserved and quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tender is the Night

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934 First edition, later printing (lacking "A" on copyright page.) Signed and inscribed by Fitzgerald on front free endpaper to a fellow Princetonian: "From one who wishes he could be at 1917’s 20th / F Scott Fitzgerald". 8vo, publisher’s blue-green cloth with gilt to spine, decorations by Edward Shenton. Book tight, square, and clean, with light wear and bumping to corners, cloth split at crown of spine (horizontally, without fraying), gilt dimmed on spine, pages clean; with ownership inscription "A. W. Durell / June 1937" to front free endpaper. A presentation copy of one of Fitzgerald’s best novels, signed for fellow Class of 1917 graduate, Anthony Woodward Durell, Jr. Durell was a varsity athlete who competed on Princeton’s track team. He completed training for the Officer’s Reserve Corps while at Princeton during WWI. Tender is the Night is Fitzgerald’s last completed novel, centering on the life of American ex-patriots living in Paris and the French Riviera. Like many of his works, it is semi-autobiographical in nature, with Fitzgerald’s friends serving as models for characters, including Pablo Picasso, the Cole Porters, and socialites Sara and Gerald Murphy, to whom the book is dedicated.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Too True To Be Good, Village Wooing and On the Rocks

      London: Constable & Company, 1934. London: Constable & Company, 1934. First UK edition. Hardcover. Good/very good. Multiple association copy. " Inscribed for Flight Lieutenant Denis Brian (author) Blanche Patch's (GBS's longtime assistant and author) friend. G. Bernard Shaw Ayst Saint Lawrence 21st May 1946. Age darkened red cloth with gilt lettering. Corners bumped, Several 3/8" tears to cloth at head and tail of spine. 3/8" tear to cloth middle of edge on spine. Text block paper slightly yellowed. Foxing/newspaper shadow to preliminary leaves. Back board separating but still attached between free and paste down end papers. DJ not price clipped in protective Mylar cover.

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        Fortunio.

      . Edition illustree de seize compositions originales gravees sur cuivre de Gerda Wegner. Paris: Georges Briffaut 1934. Illustr. with 16 orig. etchings by Gerda Wegner. III + 212 + [1] pp. Limited to 392 copies. Uncut with top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather richly gilt on spine. * Copy no. 181 of 350 on 'velin de Rives contenant l'etat des planches en couleurs'..

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        Handbuch der Deutschen Aktien-Gesellschaften 1934. Ein Hand- und Nachschlagebuch für Banken, Industrielle und Behörden.

      Neununddreißigste vollständige umgearbeitete und bedeutend erweiterte Auflage. Berlin, Verlag für Rechts- und Wirtschaftsliteratur, 1934.. 5236 S., 4 Bde., kl.qt., Ln., StaTvT.. | Vollständiger Jahrgang. - Beim ersten Band ist das vordere Rückengelenk fast durchgängig beschädigt, beim letzten Band ist das hintere Rückengelenk mit schwarzem Klebeband verstärkt.

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        SPEEDY IN OZ

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1934. Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD PLUS in Chipped Dustjacket. John R. Neill. Ruth Plumly Thompson's SPEEDY IN OZ. Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, 1934. Illustrated by John R. Neill. FIRST EDITION. Book fine in bright, unblemished olive cloth. all 12 full-color inserts present.298 pp.& Jacket a solid VG with minor wear to extremities, two very small chips from very top of spine, and three, short, closed tears.& Meets all point requirements (Bienvenue), including front cover paper label illustrated in full color, and publisher's spine imprint in "semi-script" jacket is variant # 1, with rear flap listing to No. 26 Ojo in Oz, and front flap blank. ("One copy has been reported with a blank front flap" (116/Bienvenue) Lovely copy!

      [Bookseller: Aardvark Books / Ezra The Bookfinder]
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        A Field Guide to the Birds, inscribed by the author -- plus 7 manuscript leaves of descriptions of birds in the author's hand

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1934. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 1934, third issue of the first edition, inscribed by Peterson on the title page. Hardcover. Near Fine. TOGETHER WITH, 7 manuscript leaves in Peterson's hand that appear to be lecture notes on Audubon's descriptions of birds. Each of the pages contains about 20 lines and addresses a different bird (Cedar Waxwing, Mangrove Cuckoo, Oystercatcher, Purple Finch, Towhee, American Merganser, Key West Quail-Dove ) with commentary on Audubon as the connective motif. Book and leaves now housed in custom green cloth slipcase. Peterson manuscript material is rare on the market. Digital images available upon request.

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        Oliver Cromwell

      London - Hodder and Stoughton, 1934. London - Hodder and Stoughton, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A biography of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England from 1653-1658. A reprint of the first edition from the same year (1934). With tissue-guarded frontispiece of Cromwell and numerous coloured maps of the sites of battles of the Civil War. Containing loosely inserted newspaper clipping on the life of Cromwell, dated 1958. Condition: In a green cloth binding with gilt detailing and unclipped dustwrapper. Externally smart, with just some minor shelfwear to the head and tail of the spine, and a couple of marks to the boards. Dustwrapper has some loss to the spine, some closed tears, and ink inscriptions to the rear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages have some scattered light spotting, including to the textblock edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEEDwith a GOOD dustwrapper..

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        The Works of William Shakespeare. Gathered into One Volume

      Oxford - ShakespeareHead Press, 1934. Oxford - ShakespeareHead Press, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lovely edition of Shakespeare's works. Newly printed for the Shakespeare Head Press, and sold for the Press by Basil Blackwell. With a frontispiece of Shakespeare and illustrated title. The Elizabethan scholar A. H. Bullen established the Shakespeare Head Press in Stratford-up-Avon in 1904. His original aim was to produce a good edition of Shakespeare's works, and his ten volume Stratford Town Shakespeare was completed by 1907. After Bullen died in 1927, the press was acquired by a partnership including Basil Blackwell, the Oxford bookseller. Condition: Ina half morocco binding. Externally excellent with very little shelfwear, just slight rubbing to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, beautifully bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        40 offprints Jean Brachet one signed and inscribed to E. B. Wilson

      Various, 1934-1969. PAPERBACK. "Jean Louis Auguste Brachet ForMemRS (19 March 1909 - 10 August 1988) was a Belgian biochemist who made a key contribution in understanding the role of RNA." Wikipedia. 40 offprints in mostly very good condition. One inscribed and signed by the author to E. B. Wilson. Most have the ownership signature of Franz "Schrader". The titles included are: Regulatory Mechanisms of Protein Synthesis in the Absence of the Nucleus (ND); Etude du metabolisme de l'oeuf de Grenouille (Rana fusca) au cours du developpement. I. La Respiration et la Glycolyse, de la Segmentation a l'Eclosion (1934); Etude du metabolisme de l'oeuf de Grenouille (Rana fusca) au cours du developpement. 2. La Respiration de l'oeuf Pendant la Fecondation et la Mitose (1934); La differenciation sans clivage dans l'Oeuf de Chetoptere envisagee aux points de vue Cytologique et Metabolique (1937); La localisation des acides pentosenucleiques dans les tissus animaux et les oeufs d'Amphibiens en voie de Developpement (1941); Quelques Effets des Inhibiteurs des Phosphorylations Oxydatives sur des Fragments Nuclees et Enuclees d'Organismes Unicellulaires (1952); Les Acides Nucleiques des oeufs de Grenouille Fecondes par des Spermatozoides Irradies ou Traites par une Chlorethylamine (Nitrogen Mustard) (1953); L'Incorporation d'Acide Orotique Radioactif dans des Fragments Nuclees et Anuclees d'Acetabularia Mediterranea (1953); The Use of Basic Dyes and Ribonuclease for the Cytochemical Detection of Ribonucleic Acid (1953); Influence of the Nucleus on Anareobic Breakdown of Adenosine Triphosphate (1954); Effects of Ribonuclease on the Metabolism of Living Root-Tip Cells (1954); Constitution Anormale du Noyau et Teneur en Acide Adenosine-Triphosphorique de la Cellule (1954); Constitution Anormale du Noyau et Metabolisme de l'Embryon chez les Batraciens (1954); Nuclear Control of Enzymatic Activities (1954); L'Action de la Ribonuclease sur la Division des oeufs d'Amphibiens. 2. Etude Cytologique et Chytochimique des Effets de la Ribonuclease chez le Pleurodele (1955); Recherches sur les Interactions Biochimiques Entre le Noyau et le Cytoplasme chez les Organismes Unicellulaires. II. Acetabularia Mediterranea (1955); Further Observations on the Effects of Nibonuclease on Living Root-Tip Cells (1955); Mechanismes Biologiques et Biochimiques de la Synthese des Proteines (1955); L'Action de la Ribonuclease sur les Cellules Vivantes (1955); Recherches sur les Interactions Biochimiques Entre le Noyau et le Cytoplasme chez les Organismes Unicellulaires. I. Amoeba Proteus (1955); Action of Ribonuclease and Ribonucleic Acid on Living Amoebae (1955); The Function of the Nucleus in the Synthesis of Cytoplasmic Proteins (1956); Le Role de l'Acide Ribonucleique dans la Cellule (1958); Le Metabolisme Oxydatif des Embryons Normaux et Hybrides (1961); Etude des Effets Biochimiques du b-Mercaptoethanol sur les oeufs de Batraciens (1961); Quelques Effets Biochimiques du b-Mercaptoethanol sur le Foie de Souris et de Rat (1961); Les Acides Desoxyribonucleiques (and) et l'Information Genetique (1961); Il Ruolo dei Gruppi Sulfidrilici nella Divisione Cellulare e nella Morfogenesi (1961); Nouvelles Observations et Hypotheses sur la Letalite chez les Hybrides (1962); Les Effets du b-Mercaptoethanol sur l'Incorporation des Precurseurs des Proteines et des Acides Nucleiques dans le Foie et l'Intestin de Souris (1962); Nucleic Acids in Development (1962); Effects of b-Mercaptoethanol and Lipoic Acid on Morphogenesis (1962); Le Role Biochimique du Noyau Cellulaire (1963); Groupes Sulfhydriles et Morphogenese III. Etude Biochimique des Effets du Mercaptoethanol sur les Embryons de Batraciens et l'Algue Acetabularia mediterranea (1963); Groupes Sulfhydriles et Morphogenese I. Effets du b-Mercaptoethanol, de l'Acide a-Lipoique, de l'Acide Adenosinetriphosphorique et de l'Oxaloacetate sur le Developpement Embryonnaire des Batraciens (1963); Effects of Actinomycin D on Morphogenesis (1963); Effects of Puromycin on Morphogenesis in Amphibian Eggs and Acetabularia mediterranea (1963); Primary Induction and Synthesis of Macromolecules (1967); Synthesis of Macromolecules and Morphogenesis in Acetabularia (1968); Les Acides Nucleiques dans la Differenciation Embryonnaire: Acides Nucleiques et Differenciation Embryonnaire (1969) Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Järvenpää, 16. V. 1934.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to.. An eine Dame: "I regret very much having been prevented earlier to reply to your very kind letter. I feel it quite a special honour that you, Madame, wished to see me as a guest in your house. Thanking you for your friendly invitation I must inform you that it is quite impossible for me to visit England in May or June. I am forced to deprive me of the pleasure this time of seeing England, so highly acclaimed by me [...]". - Tadellos erhalten.

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        L'Homme des départs immobile.

      P., GLM, 1934, 1 vol. grd in-8 carré (215 x 208) relié à la Bradel, dos de box gris titré en mauve, plats de toile mauve, grandes lettres en papier gris formant les initiales " GLM " collées aux plats supérieur et inférieur, gardes de papier bleu, couvertures et dos cons. (MERCHER), non paginé. 2 petits trous au fond des cahiers, dus au fait que l'exemplaire broché se présentait agrafé avec 2 attaches parisiennes, parfait exemplaire. - " Ce fragment de " L'homme des départs immobiles " accompagné d'images de Raymond Gid a été composé, mis en pages et imprimé par Guy Lévis Mano en septembre 1934. Il en a été tiré cent cinquante exemplaires tous numérotés : soit cinq sur vellum, 20 sur lafuma & 125 sur hélio, numérotés de 1 à 5, de 6 à 25 & de 26 à 150. Exemplaire numéro 63 ". Bel exercice typographique de GLM et du graphiste Raymond Gid, dans une parfaite reliure de Henri Mercher en complète osmose avec l'ouvrage. Henri Mercher (1912-1976), relieur d'art ayant exercé dans son atelier au 18 rue Visconti à Paris, de 1937 à sa mort. Il avait repris cet atelier à Canape chez qui il était entré en 1930 en temps que jeune ouvrier doreur (Fléty, 126).

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        The Art and Craft of Lino Cutting and Printing

      B. T. Batsford Ltd., London 1934 - Bright copy of this key guide to lino cutting in the 1930s by influential British artist. xiv, 66 pages, illustrations (some colour). First edition, first printing. Pictorial boards, linen back, slight shelf wear to edges, bump to one corner, 'Supplied for the Public Service' and 'Withdrawn' stamps on title page, no inscriptions, tight and square binding. Photographs available on request. All books dispatched same or next working day in robust packaging. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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