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        THE CASE OF THE HOWLING DOG (Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1934. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE HOWLING DOG. New York: William Morrow, 1934. First Edition, first printing. A Very Good to Near Fine copy (minor blemishes to the cloth, one tiny fingernail-sized white mark to back cover, a small newspaper biography of Gardner pasted to one corner of the front free endpaper). Lacking the rare dustwrapper. Inscribed in the year of publication by the author: "To one of the cleverest gals in the world from an old admirer...45 god-darn-it. To Tee from Erle. June 1934." Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG (who was, as he indicates, 45 years old at the time of this writing) and she always received his latest book in the mail immediately upon its publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE HOWLING DOG is the fourth mystery in Gardiner's Perry Mason series. When a potential client wants to see Mason about a howling dog and a will, the attorney is uninterested. He does not enjoy drafting wills, and wonders if the man should not see a veterinarian. However, the man's next question, whether a will is legal if the person who made it had been executed for murder, immediately piques Mason's interest.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good to Near Fine.

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        Die Diktatur des Hausknechts.

      Les Associes, Brüssel. 1934.. 142 S., 2 Bl. + Leporello (Verlagsankündigung für Alfred Kerrs 'Melodien'). 8°, illustr. Orig.-Broschur.. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Buchveröffentlichung Kerrs im Exil. - Vorsätze an den Ecken mit Kleberesten, Einband leicht gebräunt, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Exilarchiv 2922. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        ORIGINAL PRE-SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM DEPICTING MILITARY SERVICE IN INDIA.

      Unpublished. Circa 1934 - Fine Oblong Quarto. Worn original 'snake-motif' binder (torn). Illustrated with some 115 stunning original, nicely annotated, mounted 'snap-shot' photographs depicting ;- 'Malappuran Barracks & River ('known as White Man's Grave');- Natives of Begur, Teppakadu, & Gundalpet ;- Company marching at Wellington ;- Views of Coonoor ;- Views of Bangalore & Mysore ;- Views of Lucknow ;- etc. Plus a few mounted postcard images, a larger original photo of 'Drummer J. Taylor, 1st Bn. K.O.R.R., 1933, 1934 Egypt Command free style Swimming Champion and team, and larger still "A" Company. 1st Bn. The King's Own Royal Regt. Cairo 1934 Group Photo. (mount foxed/corners torn. A FASCINATING AND UNIQUE COLLECTION ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photographs 1920-1934 Paris

      Inscribed By Man Ray to Dancer and Artist Corinne ChochemRAY, Man. Photographs 1920-1934 Paris. With a Portrait by Picasso - Texts by AndrÃ? Breton Paul Eluard Rrose SÃ?lavy [a.k.a. Marcel Duchamp], Tristan Tzara - Preface by Man Ray. Harford Connecticut/ New York: James Thrall Soby/Random House, [1934].First edition with the cancel title with the fictitious ìsecond editionîstatement. According to 101 Books, by Roth, the publisher "attempted to generate demand where none existed by suggesting the edition had sold out. copies with the original title page are exceedingly rare." Presentation copy, inscribed by Man Ray at the top of the Contents page: ìTo Corinne Chochem/ Cordially Man Ray 1948.î Large quarto. [vi], 104, [1, blank], [1, colophon]. pp. Extensively illustrated with 104 black and white photogravures.In publisherís stiff wraps (front cover in full-color, rear cover in plain light yellow) spiral bound by original white plastic comb. Some rubbing to edges of wraps. Front wrap with a few creases. Rear wrap with some minor scuffing. Comb split in one place (yet still holding pages solidly). Still, a very nice copy, with beautiful photographic images throughout."Best remembered for her contribution to Jewish cultural life and for her unique ability to inspire those around her, Corinne Chochem had a distinct impact on Hebrew folk dance, both in her teaching and her two books, Palestine Dances (1941) and Jewish Holiday Dances (1948), the latter an original work for which Leonard Bernstein, Darius Milhaud, Ernst Toch, and Tedesco wrote music based on the original folk tunes. Studying in Israel in 1950, she met and married the painter Yehoshua Kovarsky, and began to study painting. Later in life, under the name of Kovarska, she found fulfillment as a painter with several exhibits in Los Angeles. She used both acrylics and ink. Her final black period was exhibited in New York in 1987." (Jewish Woman's Archive).HBS 65586.$7,500

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        Tender Is the Night

      In the Unrestored Rare First Issue Dust JacketFITZGERALD, F. Scott. Tender Is the Night. New York: Charles Scribnerís Sons, 1934.First edition. Octavo (7 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches; 187 x 130 mm). [x], [1-408, [2, blank] pp. In the unrestored first issue dust jacket, having quotes from T.S. Eliot, H.L. Mencken, and Paul Rosenfeld on the front flap, and $2.50 price not clipped.Original green cloth. Spine stamped in gilt. In the unrestored first issue dust jacket. Jacket with some minor chipping along edges. A small V-shaped chip to the top corner of the jacket spine. Jacket spine has the usual slight touch of dullness. Book fore-edge very slightly foxed. Overall, a very good to fine copy in the exceedingly rare first issue jacket. Housed in a custom red morocco clamshell.In this novel, the protagonist, psychiatrist Dick Diver, falls in love and marries one of his patients, the beautiful yet disturbed Nicole. Dickís travails with her (he nurses her to health, but she leaves him for another man and he deteriorates) echo Fitzgeraldís own increasingly sad and desperate life with his mentally ill wife, Zelda. This is perhaps Fitzgeraldís most powerful and tragic work.Bruccoli, Fitzgerald, A.14.1.a.HBS 65615.$17,500

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        The Great Depression

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1934. First edition of the author's classic work on The Great Depression. Octavo, original bluecloth. In very good condition. Rare. This is by far the best book yet written about the great depression. It is clever and wise, brilliant and sound, theoretically thorough, and, at the same time, soberly realistic. It can be read (and it has been widely read) by the practical man, who may learn from it the value of abstract reasoning, and it ought to be studied by the theorist, who can gather from it the importance of a fearless analysis of existing facts and politics" (M. J. Bonn, International Affairs).

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        Farewell Victoria

      New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas,, 1934. Octavo. Original orange cloth, gilt title labels to spine and front board printed in black, top edge stained dark orange. With the dust jacket. Minor tan marks to cloth and joints and to gutter of endpapers, very slight creasing to spine title label, still an excellent copy in the jacket with only very slight rubbing and a few minor marks. First American edition (originally published in the UK in 1933), first printing, first issue binding, of this early T. H. White novel, a paean to the bygone era of Victorian England, the tone set by White's epigraph, a typically affecting White evocation playing on mediaeval themes: "and yet time hath his revolution, there must be a period and an end of all temporal things, finis rerum, and end of names and dignities, and whatsoever is terrene; ... For where is Bohun? where's Mowbray? where's Mortimer? nay, which is more, and most of all, where is Plantagenet?" (originally the words of Chief Justice Sir Ranulph Crewe 1558-1646).

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        20 Jahre Deutsche Geschichte - Deutschlands Schicksalsweg 1914-1934

      Verlag TIBO (Thiel & Böhm) Erfurt 1934 - Sammelwerk in 120 farbigen Kunstdruckbildern, komplett, 35 x 30 cm gut erhalten (an 3 Seiten ca. 1 cm kleine Einrisse von der unteren Kante, Seiten stellenweise etwas gebräunt) de 41 S. 1001 g

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        Tobacco Road Original Playbill for Opening Night at the Forrest Theatre [Signed by Erskine Caldwell, Jack Kirkland, Maude Odell, and Margaret Wycherly]

      New York: The New York Theatre Program Corporation, 1934. First edition. Staples Sheets. Very Good +. The Original Playbill for the Opening Night performance of Tobacco Road -- the Play -- at Broadway's Forrest Theatre in New York City, SIGNED BY ERSKINE CALDWELL, JACK KIRKLAND, MAUDE ODELL, and MARGARET WYCHERLY. Originally published in 1932, Erskine Caldwell's novel, "Tobacco Road", centers around the Lesters, a Georgia Sharecropping family living during the Great Depression, and illustrates the effect of deep poverty on their morals and on their behavior. Jack Kirkland adapted the Novel for the stage, but could not get anyone to produce it. Confident in the Play, Kirkland financed it himself, using his life savings of $6,000 to do so. His Play went on to become, at its time, the longest running Broadway Play in history, running for 3,182 performances. (As of July 20, 2014, the Play remained the eighteenth longest-running Play in Broadway History.) The Play starred Maude Odell, one of the 20th Century's best-known actresses, as Sister Bessie Rice, Margaret Wycherly as Ada Lester, and Henry Hull as Jeeter Lester. Of the Play, New York Times theatre critic Brooks Atkinson wrote: "The theatre has never sheltered a fouler or more degenerate parcel of folks than the hardscrabble family of Lester...It is the blunt truth of the characters he is describing, and it leaves a malevolent glow of poetry... As Jeeter Lester, Henry Hull gives the performance of his career. Plays as clumsy and rudderless as 'Tobacco Road' seldom include so many scattered items that leave such a vivid impression." The Play debuted on December 4, 1933 at The Masque Theatre (now called the John Gold Theatre). Although panned by the critics and a commercial failure, Kirkland remained convinced that the Play had a vital dramatic message and refused to give up. When the Play was told to leave the Masque, Kirkland relocated it to the 48th Street Theatre, where, using his now meager funds, he nursed it along for approximately ten weeks. Suddenly, a positive newspaper editorial appeared and magazine writers began to battle the critics over the Play's merits. The Play gained momentum and relocated to the more prestigious Forrest Theatre on 49th Street (now the Eugene O'Neill Theatre) with James Bell, the well-regarded stage actor, replacing Henry Hull who had given the Play up and departed for Hollywood. Performances then ran for nearly seven years, ending on May 31, 1941, both making it the Forrest Theatre's earliest notable production and making Jack Kirkland a rich man. Without the Play and Kirkland's perseverance, "Tobacco Road", the novel, likely would not have gained the fame that it did. It was Kirkland's Play that spawned the novel's success, and it was as a result of the Play that Caldwell's work gained instant fame and sold millions of copies, making it his first financial success and laying the foundation for his reputation as a great Southern writer. (In his Autobiography, Caldwell noted that, at one point during the Play's run at the Forrest Theatre, he was earning approximately $2,000 a week in royalties from the Play and $1,000 a month in royalties from the book. In 1982, Caldwell stated that, to the best of his knowledge, there had not been a week in the then-preceeding 49 years that the Play had not been performed somewhere in the world.) It is all of this which makes the Forrest Playbill an important part of literary history. In Very Good + condition, the Playbill's third page, which serves as the title page for the Play, has been SIGNED BY ERSKINE CALDWELL, JACK KIRKLAND, MAUDE ODELL, and MARGARET WYCHERLY. A SCARCE TO RARE ITEM AND THE FOUNDATION FOR BOTH CALDWELL'S AND HIS NOVEL'S SUCCESS.

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        Female Convict

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1934-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. New York: Macaulay, 1934. 254 pp. First edition, first printing, in apparent second issue jacket. (No additional printings indicated on copyright page. As for jacket issue, price of .75 and front flap states near bottom: "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.") Inscribed by the author on the front end paper to a Mrs. McClain, signed and dated July 3rd, 1940.Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ dust jacket. Book has clean pages, sturdy binding. A bit of dust soiling to grey cloth, tiny tear to head, else fine. Dust jacket is in quite nice shape. No fading. Great front panel. Small tear to head, light rubbing and edge wear, three little holes at fore edge of back panel. A few small purplish blotches on front flap, transferred from excess ink on signature on ffep. Jacket is mylar-protected. Price intact ($.75).Vincent Burns, co-author of I am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang, turned his attention to women in prison with this sensational expose of drug use, lesbianism, and abuse of authority. A classic of lesbian pulp writing. Scarce thus.

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        GASTON AND JOSEPHINE IN AMERICA

      DUPLAIX GEORGES GASTON AND JOSEPHINE IN AMERICA NY OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. DUPLAIX, GEORGE. DUPLAIX,GEORGES. GASTON AND JOSEPHINE IN AMERICA. NY: Oxford University Press (1934). 4to (8 1/2 x 11 1/2"), pictorial boards, small spot on cover else Fine in VG++ dust wrapper. First edition. These wonderful French pigs take a trip to America. Because they spend all of their money on Fifth Avenue in New York City they must find work to support themselves. They travel out West where they become movie stars and take all of the prizes in a Wild West Rodeo. Written and illustrated by Duplaix with the text in calligraphy and featuring full page and large partial page color illustrations throughout. Printed by Rudge. This is an unusually fine copy in a scarce dw. First editions in this condition are rare. See Bader p. 278.

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        Blue Plate Special

      Frederick A. Stokes New York 1934 - First Edition. Foreword by Walter Winchell. Humorous collection of stories by the author best known for Guys and Dolls. "The novel adventures of a wise guy with hard boiled guys and dolls, chorus girls and social registerites - by the man who is said to know more about the 'roaring forties' and the underworld than any other writing man alive". The stories served as the basis for several films that featured such famous actors of the period as Bob Hope, Shirley Temple, Lucille Ball, Tony Curtis ,Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews, and Bob Newhart. Near Fine but for speckling to cloth, blind stamp address at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, modest surface and shelf wear, small chips at spine ends and flap corners, general soiling to panels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Permit Me Voyage

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1934 - First edition. Foreword by Archibald MacLeish. Slightest sunning on boards and tiny new bookstore label on rear pastedown, just about fine in near fine dustwrapper with two very modest tears. A very attractive copy of Agee's fragile first book, a collection of poetry issued in the Yale Series of Younger Poets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. **

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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.

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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).

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        YOUNG EAGLES (1934)

      First Division Pictures 1934 - Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Bobby Cox, Jim Vance, Carter Dixon, Iron Eyes Cody, dir: Edward Laurier, Vin Moore; First Division Pictures. 12 part serial about two Eagle Scouts (of the Boy Scouts) who are lost and captured in the jungles of Central America, and eventually rescued by the U.S. government. Unfolded, there are three repairs on back to small tears, all done with archival paper, VERY GOOD.

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        FILMS SELECTOS 25 REVISTAS

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

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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]

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        Etiquette

      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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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        Songs from Prison

      George Allen & Unwin LTD 1934 - Very good in a very good dust jacket. First U.K. Edition, very rare to find in a dust jacket. First published in 1934 stated on the copyright page with no mention of later printings.Slight foxing on the page edges and also on the boards and spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Tanning apparent along the edges and some darkening of the spine. Very slight chipping at the corners and spine ends. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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

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        Baker Street Studies ( Signed by Vincent Starrett:His Personal Copy With His Iconic 'Sherlock Holmes' Bookplate)

      Constable 1934 - The First UK Edition published by Constable in 1934. The BOOK is in near FIne condition and retains its lime green top-stain.The Boards are clean and the titling remains bright.A sharp copy!The Wrapper is complete and in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. Minor edge wear with some closed tears.The white rear panel is remarkably clean.It is very scarce to find this title in its iconic wrapper in such collectible condition. The wrapper is now protected in a removable Brodart archival protector.The book also has the original publication date COMPLIMENTS SLIP from Constable loosely inserted (in fine condition).The book is VINCENT STARRETT's personal copy with his personal library bookplate on the pastedown (Wonderful 'sherlock Holmes' design by Fridolf Johnson).The book has also been SIGNED by VINCENT STARRETT to the half title.Vincent Starrett is one of the contributors to the 'Studies': 'The Singular Studies Of Martha Hudson'.Other contributors include Dorothy L. Sayers and Helen Simpson.Vincent Starrett was a renowned author and authority on Sherlock Holmes.A wonderful collectible item.Very scarce to find with such attributes. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Monsieur Vincent, aumonier des galères.

      Paris, Société des Amis du Livre Moderne, 1934. - In-4°, 319p. Edition de luxe au tirage limité à 160 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches (exemplaire n° 67, nominatif). Illustré de compositions en couleurs de Georges Desvallières. Exemplaire en parfaite condition dans magnifique reliure parfaitement établie signée Magnier. Reliure plein maroquin marron, dos à nerfs orné de caissons doré avec titre doré à froid, triple filet doré sur les plats, contreplats doublés de soie et encadré de 4 filets dorés avec 4 couronnes d'épines dans les coins, tête dorée, couverture conservée, sous étui bordé doublé de velours [reliure signée Magnier].

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        Ulysses

      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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        DICCIONARIO BIOGRAFICO, BIBLIOGRAFICO, HISTORICO, CRITICO DE GUITARRISTAS

      . 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 ?

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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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