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        Meubles et Sièges du XVIIIe Siècle. Menuisiers, Ébénistes, Marques, Plans, Ornementation De Leurs Oeuvres

      Editions Le Document, Paris 1934 - 215pp, errata et addenda, glossary, index. bibliography, 64 plates, 2 fold-out charts, 1 page maker's marks in colour. French text. Blue boards, labels to spine and front board, the latter has evidently been torn and reaffixed, some slight loss and misalignment. Slight colour fading to spine. Light ageing to contents, most plates are tissue guarded although many are loose. Pencilled numbers to rear pastedown/endpaper. Limited edition, this is 738/1000. Scarce. Very heavy book, packed weight circa 3kg, extra shipping required to non-UK address. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sedgeberrow Books]
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        Handgeschreven brief aan 'Beste [Jacques] Gans'.

      20,4 x 13,1 cm. Eén blad. Recto en verso. Gesigneerd 'EdP' en gedateerd 'Parijs, zaterdag [27 oktober 1934]'. 38 regels tekst. Scheurtje in vouw.* De schrijver stuurt zijn jongere collega - 'In haast en drukte!' - zijn brief terug: 'Er staan heele goede stukken in, toch zou ik er veel met je over te bepraten hebben [...] Maar mijn oordeel zou je eerder remmen dan aanvuren in dit geval; het lijkt mij veel beter dat je voor jezelf formuleert wat je ervan denkt'. Uitvoerig over het eerste schrijverscongres in Moskou: 'van het allergrootste belang voor de "wereldliteratuur". Dat het fascisme dit heeft helpen veroorzaken is ook zeker: zoo wordt dus ook een goed geboren uit een kwaad'. Over zijn lectuur: 'Ik lees nu Goriély. Zelfs daarin zijn opmerkelijke details. Ben erg bezig met dit alles; zoekende te begrijpen, etc.'Niet in Brieven (Amsterdam 1979). Ongepubliceerd.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Appointment in Samarra (Books into Film, First Edition)

      New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1934. Advance Review Copy. Wraps. at least Very Good /Very Good. Illustrated self-wraps (i.e. bound by publisher by gluing the first state dust jacket to the spine of the text block), 8vo (8 inches tall), pp. (viii), 301. This first state of the wrappered Presentation Issue precedes the second state, which lacks the "PRESENTATION EDITION" portion of the "PRESENTATION EDITION / NOT TO BE SOLD" statement, found on the special first gathering page of the first issue. Very Good or better in self-wrappers as issued, with the same wrap-around speedster jacket illustration as the dust jacket that was released on the first edition. Volume with a bump to the head of spine and a resultant short crack to the top front hinge, light edge wear and some fraying along bottom edge of jacket, light soil to rear panel. Date stamp of "JUL 30 1934" with a small number notation in ink to ffep - likely placed by the publisher, thus predating Samarra's official publication date of Aug. 16, 1934 by two weeks. A very presentable copy of a scarce and fragile item. Authors first novel and No. 22 on the Modern Library's list of the best 100 novels of the 20th century. The story describes how, over the course of three days, Julian English destroys himself with a series of impulsive acts, culminating in suicide. Features the iconic DJ design of Alfred Maurer. Preceded by only a small shipboard newsletter that O'Hara edited. Ref. Bruccoli, A2.1.a; Ahearn 002b.

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books, IOBA]
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        BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT, A PLAIN AND LITERAL TRANSLATION OF THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS .

      The Limited Editions Club, New York 1934 - 8vo. leather-backed decorated paper-covered boards, enclosed in the three slipcases. 6 volumes. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator, Valenti Angelo. (LEC 59; Angelo Biblio. p.53). This massive undertaking by Angelo contains 1001 of his line drawings. The overall book was voted one of the 50 Best Books of the Year by the AIGA. With Monthly Letter / prospectuses loosely inserted. The slipcases are rubbed and worn along edges. Leather spines are age darkened. A landmark in American book illustration. leather-backed decorated paper-covered boards, enclosed in the three slipcases [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1934. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        NINETEENTH (19th) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS. 1933. Including Technical Reports Nos. 441 to 474. [Orville Wright was a member of the Committee]

      Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. Washington DC:: US Government Printing Office,, 1934. First Edition. Near Fine. In the lower right of the title page the Wright Estate Stamp reads: "FROM THE PRIVATE LIBRARY OF ORVILLE WRIGHT". IT IS SIGNED IN PEN BY THE COEXECUTOR OF HIS ESTATE, H. (HAROLD) S. MILLER. Harold S. Miller was the husband of Ivonette Wright Miller, a niece of Wilbur and Orville Wright neither of whom ever married or had children. Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in the original mildly soiled tan cloth binding with gilt lettering spine. 4to. viii, 637 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        'THE GADGETS' Heath Robinson's 'Ideal Home'

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

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Cusco Histórico

      Casa Editora La Crónica 1934 - Lima, Casa Editora La Crónica y Variedades, 1934. Rústica, 336p., 500 fotografías en b/n. Firmado y dedicado por el autor. Presenta mancha de humedad en la cubierta y en las primeras 2 páginas, el resto impecable. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros del Ayer]
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        THE WORDS UPON THE WINDOW PANE: A PLAY IN ONE ACT, WITH NOTES UPON THE PLAY AND ITS SUBJECT

      Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1934.. Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1934.. Linen-backed boards, paper spine label. Title woodcut engraving "Monoceros de Astris" by T. Sturge Moore. Spine a bit darkened and light ruffling of the spine label along the edges, but a very good copy. Half morocco case and insert, the former graced with a clumsy spelling error in the imprint. First edition. One of 350 copies. An association copy of a high order, inscribed on the first blank: "His friend Olivia from W B Yeats." Yeats met Olivia Shakespear through her cousin, Lionel Johnson, in May 1894. In the double shadows of her troubled marriage to Henry H. Shakespear and Yeats’s unrequited love for Maud Gonne, they began a close and enduring friendship that was punctuated by at least one, if not two, periods of genuine intimacy. In 1896, Yeats entered into a year- long affair with Olivia, counted as his first consummated physical relationship. However, Yeats’s ties to Maud Gonne were irrevocable, and resulted in the emotional termination of the affair recorded in “The Lover Mourns for the Loss of Love.” Several of the other poems he wrote to her are also collected in THE WIND AMONG THE REEDS. They remained close friends and correspondents nonetheless, and it was Olivia who introduced Yeats to Pound in 1909. After her death in October 1938, Yeats wrote about her in a letter: “For more than forty years she has been the centre of my life in London and during all that time we have never had a quarrel, sadness sometimes but never a difference.” WADE 174. MILLER 52.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Kollwitz, Käthe. - Tod. - Blatt 8. - "Ruf des Todes".

      . Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, 1934/1951. Von Käthe Kollwitz. 39,0 x 38,0 cm (Darstellung) / 64,5 x 50 cm (Blatt). Klipstein 263 c. Rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift bezeichnet "Aus dem Nachlaß Käthe Kollwitz - Hans Kollwitz". Im Stein rechts unten Trockenstempel "Käthe Kollwitz Nachlaß". - Blatt 8 aus der Folge "Tod". Nachdruck Herbst 1951. - Papier leicht gebräunt. Partiell lichtrandig. Ebenda geringfügig stockfleckig. Guter Erhaltungszustand. Käthe Kollwitz (1867 Königsberg / Kaliningrad - 1945 Moritzburg). Deutsche Grafikerin und Bildhauerin, eine der wichtigsten Künstlerinnen des 20. Jh. 1881-86 Unterricht in Königsberg bei dem Maler Gustav Naujok und dem Kupferstecher Rudolf Mauer, 1987 bei dem Maler Emil Neide. 1888-90 Studium an der Münchner Künstlerinnenschule bei Ludwig Herterich. 1891 Umzug nach Berlin, wo ihr 1898 der künstlerische Durchbruch gelingt. 1898-1903 Lehrauftrag an der Berliner Künstlerinnenschule für Radieren und Zeichnen. 1901-13 Mitglied der 'Berliner Secession'. 1907 Villa-Romana-Preis und Reise nach Florenz. 1913 wechselt sie zur 'Freien Secession'. 1913-23 Mitbegründerin und erste Vorsitzende des Frauenkunstverbandes. 1919 als erste Frau Mitglied der Preußischen Akademie der Künste; Ernennung zur Professorin. 1929 Orden 'Pour le Merite' für Wissenschaften und Künste. 1933 von den Nationalsozialisten erzwungener Austritt aus der Preußischen Akademie der Künste. Ab 1935 inoffizielles Ausstellungsverbot. 1943 wird ihre Wohnung in Berlin bei einem Bombenangriff zerstört. 1944 zog sie auf Einladung von Prinz Ernst Heinrich von Sachsen nach Moritzburg, wo sie wenige Tage vor Kriegsende starb..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Tender is the Night

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket has the correct blurbs of Eliot, Mencken, and Rosenfeld on the front flap. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $2.50 printed price present with some wear to the panels including a small chip to the bottom spine. The book is nice condition. The gold lettering on the spine is present with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful UNRESTORED copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the scarce dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Appointment in Samarra (Books into Film, First Edition)

      Harcourt Brace & Company, New York 1934 - Illustrated self-wraps (i.e. bound by the publisher by gluing the first state dust jacket to the spine of the text block), 8vo (8 inches tall), pp. (viii), 301. This first state of the wrappered Presentation Issue, precedes the second state which lacks the "PRESENTATION EDITION" statement of "PRESENTATION EDITION / NOT TO BE SOLD" on the special first gathering page found in the first issue. Very Good or better in self-wrappers as issued, with the same wrap-around speedster jacket illustration as the dust jacket that was released on the first edition. Volume with a bump to the head of spine and a resultant short crack to the top front hinge, light edge wear and some fraying along bottom edge of jacket, light soil to rear panel. Date stamp of "JUL 30 1934" with a small number notation in ink to ffep - likely placed by the publisher and thus predating Samarra's official publication date of Aug. 16, 1934 by two weeks. A very presentable copy of a scarce and fragile item. Authors first novel and No. 22 on the Modern Library's list of the best 100 novels of the 20th century. The story describes how, over the course of three days, Julian English destroys himself with a series of impulsive acts, culminating in suicide. Features the iconic DJ design of Alfred Maurer. Preceded by only a small shipboard newsletter that O'Hara edited. Ref. Bruccoli, A2.1.a; Ahearn 002b. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books, IOBA]
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        LYSISTRATA

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. paper covered boards, sleeve, slipcase. Limited Editions Club. 4to. paper covered boards, sleeve, slipcase. 117+(1) pages. New version by Gilbert Seldes with a special introduction b y Mr. Seldes and Illustrations by Pablo Picasso. Limited to an edition of 1500, signed by Picasso (LEC 57). Designed personally by George Macy and printed on Rives Paper in Westport, Connecticut.This is "the only American publication with original Picasso etchings, which are among his most important in the classical style" (The Artist and the Book). Illustrated with 6 original etchings and 40 text illustrations by Pablo Picasso. With Monthly Letter / prospectus loosely inserted. Slipcase shows wear around edges and is cracked along top; spine of sleeve is faded. Well preserved copy with chipped original glassine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Paris vu par Andre Kertesz

      Editions D'Histoire et D'Art, 1934. Editions D'Histoire et D'Art. illustrated wraps unpaginated text in French 'publiees sous la direction de J. et R. Wittmann Librairie Plon. . Good. 1934.

      [Bookseller: San Francisco Book Company]
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        M.K. Zwei Bände in einem Band: Eine Abrechnung - Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung. 114. - 115, Auflage.( Ganzlederausgabe )

      München - Berlin, Zentralverlag der NSDAP; Eher, 1934.. Mit XXVI, 2 n.n. Blätter, 781 Seiten, 4 n.n. Blätter. Mit einem Porträtfrontispiz. Handgefertigter roter, goldgeprägter Ganzlederband mit Kopfgoldschnitt und goldgeprägtem HK-Emblem auf Vorder-und Rückdeckel. Möglicherweise ein Meisterprüfungsstück der Buchbinderhandwerks. Am schmalen Einbandrücken mit goldgeprägter Datumsangabe *18.4.1934* ( = Datum der weltweit ersten Fernsehübertragung des Fernsehsenders Paul Nipkow in Berlin-Witzleben aus der Krolloper in Berlin ). Laut Zuschreibung ist dieser Band Paul Nipkow oder Mitarbeitern damals als Anerkennung überreicht worden ( so die Angabe des Vorbesitzers ). Die gelungene erste Fernsehübertragung weltweit war damals ein gewaltiger Propagandaerfolg für das NS-Regime. Der unsignierte Meistereinband gering berieben, Ecken teils etwas bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken unter der goldgeprägten Datumsangabe mit Tintenfleck. Innen wenige Seiten gering fleckig, gering angeknickt - sehr selten -. In dieser Variante so nie im Handel erschienen - ( Bitte beachten: Verkauf nur für wissenschaftiche Zwecke - Das eingestelle Pic ist retuschiert - weitere Pics können auf Anfrage üversandt werden ) ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Thoughts Upon Hunting Kit In a Series of Nine Letters to a Friend in Which are Given the Authorâ??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 Millbrook: Privately printed for the Author, 1934. Fine. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books ]
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        Une Semaine de Bonte ou Les Sept Elements Capitaux. (Five Volumes Complete) Premier Cahier Dimanche. Element: La Boue. Exemple: Le Lion de Belfort. Deuxieme Cahier Lundi. Element: L'Eau. Exemple: L'Eau. Troisieme Cahier: Mardi. Element: Le Feu. Exemple: La Cour du Dragon. Quatrieme Cahier Mercredi. Element: Le Sang. Exemple: Oedipe. Dernier Cahier. Jeudi. Element: Le Noir. Exemples: Le Rire du Coq. L'Ile de Paques. Vendredi. Element: La Vue. Exemple: L'Interieur de la Vue. Samedi. L'element: Inconnu. Exemple: La Cle des Chants.

      Aux Editions Jeanne Bucher, Paris 1934 - No. 387 of 812, on Navarre paper. (The second installment is numbered 121.) 11 by 9 inches, 28 by 22.5 cm. Surreal, sometimes amusing, other times creepy or frightening, always clever, fantastic and imaginative illustrations of anthropormophic lion(s) who is seductive, criminal, violent, sadistic. Some of the imagery is erotic as well, as the victims are often women in a state of dishabille. An unique artistic endeavor and a printed rarity in the Ernst oeuvre. The lightest of wear to the wraps. Other than a little light foxing of a few prelim leaves, clean and even pristine within. The original box survives, with some loss and somewhat rough. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Father Goose

      New York: Covici Friede Publishers, [1934]. New York: Covici Friede Publishers,, [1934]. The Story of Mack Sennett. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, top edge light green, other edges untrimmed. With the dust jacket. With photographic frontispiece and 15 black and white plates. Spine and edges of boards slightly faded. An excellent copy in jacket with toned spine, a light stain to front flap, chipping along extremities, and a few tape repairs to verso. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "To Jimmy ('Four') Starr, my friend and colleague, with regards, Gene Fowler. Sept – 1934." Starr was an American screenwriter, gossip columnist, and film reviewer. Fowler's book is a biography of Mack Sennett, a director and actor active in Hollywood during the 1910s and 1920s.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Contes Drolatiques par le Sieur de Balzac -

      Editions du Rameau d'or 1934 -, Paris - 3 volumes. In-4 Tome 1: 179 pp. Tome 2: 186 pp. Tome 3: 169 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin du levant grenat à coins. Dos à nerfs. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur avec petites piqûres surtout sur les tranches. Illustré de gravures hors texte en couleurs par André COLLOT. Très bel ensemble. TIRAGE LIMITE. Un des 35 exemplaires sur Hollande van Gelder auxquels on a ajouté un état complet des gravures, tiré en noir avec remarques. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung.

      Bln., Ullstein bzw. Deutscher Verlag, 1934-1942.. Sammlung von 128 Heften mit Illustrationen von E. O. Plauen. Fol. Illustr. OUmschl. Je ca. 32 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos und Illustr.. Erste Ausgabe. - Mit Heft 50 1934 begann E. O. Plauen [= Erich Ohser] in der Zeitschrift seine berühmten "Vater und Sohn" Comics zu veröffentlichen, unter dem Titel "Was sich Vater und Sohn erzählen" erschienen 1938 die letzten sechs Folgen der Reihe. Daneben schuf Ohser eine ganze Reihe von Einzelzeichnungen für die Zeitung bis hin zu ganzen Seitengestaltungen, darunter eine Reihe von kleineren Zeichnungen zu Theater- und Filmanekdoten im Stil der Illustrationen zu den Kästner-Büchern. Ohser wurde 1944 von einem Bekannten wegen antifaschistischer Äußerungen denunziert und beging im Gefängnis Selbstmord. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 50-52 1934, Nr. 40-52 1935, Nr. 1-16, 18-26 1936, Nr. 2-3, 5, 7-8, 10-14, 16, 19-33, 40-44, 46-49 1937, Nr. 8-9, 14, 17, 33 36-41, 43, 46, 49, 51-52 1938, Nr. 2, 5, 7, 10-12, 15, 20-21, 27, 31, 39, 49, 52 1939, 1, 5. 7, 9, 15-19, 21-22, 24, 26, 29, 44, 49, 52 1940, Nr. 3, 9, 12, 18, 23, 35 1941 sowie Nr. 39 1942. - Stellenweise Gebrauchsspuren, zwei Umschläge mit Tesa geklebt, ein Umschlag im Falz gerissen, Rätsel teils gelöst, insgesamt jedoch gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Lysistrata 1934 Signed by Pablo Picasso #1297/1500

      The Limited Editions Club, 1934. This book is in good condition. There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind in the book. The lettering to the spine is dulled. There is some light wear to the spine. The 6 Black and White etchings and all 40 line drawings are present with none missing or removed. There is some foxing. This book has new endpapers. The book comes with its original inner slipcase, the outer slipcase is missing. The inner sleeve has some fading to its spine and some light wear to the outside boards. This is the limited edition printed by The Limited Editions Club in 1934 and is #1297/1500 signed by Pablo Picasso. A rare find in any condition.

      [Bookseller: The Lion's End, Antiquarian Books]
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        The Wheelwright's Shop [Second Impression]. C.DAY-LEWIS'S COPY PRESENTED TO HIM BY HIS FATHER

      University Press, Cambridge, 1934. University Press, Cambridge, 1934. 8vo., Second Impression, with a frontispiece, 7 plates and 24 illustrations in the text; original pictorial brown cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in brown, a very good, bright, clean copy. C DAY LEWIS'S COPY, PRESENTED TO HIM BY HIS FATHER IN APRIL 1934 AND WITH THE LATTER'S INITIALLED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Second appearance of Sturt's classic account (first published in 1923). Complete with extended glossary. . Catalogs: modern firsts.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Blätter für Kakteenforschung. Bulletin of cactus research. Publicaties voor cactusstudie. Feuilles pour l'étude des cactées.Volksdorf, Curt Backeberg, 1934-1938. 54 parts in 2 volumes. 8vo. With many half-tone illustrations (from photographs) in text. Brown cloth notebook binders, gilt title on front covers.

      A rare serial publication devoted to cacti and succulents, published monthly from 1934 through mid-1938, giving 54 issues of about 4 leaves each, with some appendices. It appears to have been a one-man journal, published by the author. Each contribution appears in German, English, Dutch and French. The War put an end to the publication, but after the War Backenberg produced his monumental Die Cactaceae , 1958-1962, still the standard work in the field. A good complete run.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        HEAVILY REVISED FIRST DRAFT TYPESCRIPT OF "THE VOICE OF BUGLE ANN," WITH ACCOMPANIMENTS

      Westfield, NJ; Sarasota, FL; New York, and elsewhere. 1934 - 1938. Westfield, NJ; Sarasota, FL; New York, and elsewhere. 1934 - 1938.. Sixty-one leaves, plus cover-leaf, quarto, heavily worked over in ink, colored pencil and pencil. On various paper stocks, some leaves with other typescript fragments on versos, also corrected, from other work by Kantor. Some leaves on cheap paper tanned and with modest chipping at edges; generally good to very good or better. Enclosed in a custom binder and slipcase; with associated material outlined below. The original working first draft typescript of one of Kantor's most popular early works, donated by him after its publication to an auction held by the League of American Writers in 1938 to raise funds for the Spanish Loyalist cause. To further that end, present here is a 4 page typescript, signed at the end, of an essay Kantor wrote for the occasion, detailing the history of the manuscript and identifying it as the first draft. He additionally signed the concluding page of the main typescript and the cover leaf. Also present is a t.l.s. from booksellers Retz & Storm to the collector for whom they acted as agents in the acquisition of the typescript at the sale, their original invoice, and the retained carbons of several of the collector's letters to them about the sale and other matters. Finally, the lot also includes a t.l.s. from Kantor, Sarasota, 23 April 1938, to the collector, Benjamin D. Hitz, responding to his letter about his acquisition, reading in part: "I am glad that you have the manuscript ... and that you got it without mortgaging your future, although the Spanish Loyalists do need all the support they can get, and more too. You know, I feel rather as if I had had to give away a well- loved dog - to strangers, sight unseen - and had suddenly become possessed of the knowledge that the dog had a good home and green fields to run in...." Kantor's novella was published, both in periodical and in book form, in 1935, and in 1936 a film adaptation by Samuel Hoffenstein and Harvey Gates, starring Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan and Dudley Digges, enjoyed some popularity. Accompanied by a copy of the trade edition of the published book.

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        Cartonnage publicitaire pour la vente de "Service Public" par La Rocque, chef des Croix de Feu et Volontaires Nationaux

      Editions Bernard Grasset 1934 - Cartonnage fort, 320 x 490 mm, d’une affiche d’intérieur pour les vitrines de librairies, des éditions Bernard Grasset pour la sortie en 1934 de « Service Public », livre programmatique du colonel François de La Rocque, « chef des Croix de Feu et Volontaires nationaux », avec son portrait imprimé. Imprimerie Helpé. Document publicitaire rarissime. Le colonel François de La Rocque (1885-1946) a marqué de sa personnalité d’ancien combattant le mouvement politique des Croix-de-Feu fondé par Maurice d’Hartoy. Il en devient le président en 1932 jusqu’à sa dissolution en juin 1936. C’est un patriote et traditionnaliste, proche du catholicisme social. Son image se confond avec la doctrine des Croix-de-Feu. Le spécialiste des droites françaises René Rémond souligne l’indépendance financière et politique du mouvement, y voit un nationalisme volontairement modéré à partir de la présidence de La Rocque. Paru en novembre 1934, l’ouvrage « Service Public » annonce un programme de réforme institutionnelle et sociale (droit de regard de l’ouvrier sur la gestion de l’entreprise, salaire minimum, congés payés, vote des femmes, etc.) et un renforcement de la Défense nationale face au danger allemand que La Rocque ne cesse de pointer dans ses articles. En fait, les Croix-de-Feu affichent un réel républicanisme, au contraire des ligues d’extrême-droite ou fascisantes. La Rocque refuse les alliances avec l’Action française de Maurras, n’adhère pas au Front National des ligues en 1934, se montre hostile à l’antisémitisme et au nazisme et condamne même fermement l’antisémitisme affiché par les sections alsaciennes, mosellanes et algériennes de son parti. Rémond ne voit aucune idéologie fasciste soutenant le mouvement des Croix-de-Feu, contrairement à plusieurs historiens américains qui le considèrent comme l’exemple d’une mouvance fasciste française. Pour Pierre Milza, « La Rocque et ses amis chassent sur les terres du parti radical et s’efforcent, en affichant un anticommunisme de choc et un anticapitalisme moins timide qu’il ne l’avait été jusqu’alors dans le milieu Croix-de-Feu, d’attirer à lui les déçus du Front populaire. » [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geográfica descripción de la parte Septentrional del polo ártico de la América y nueva iglesia de las indias occidentales y sitios astronómicos de esta provincia de predicadores de Antequera, Valle de Oaxac

      Mexico City: Archivo General de la Nacion, 1934. Description:2 volumes: 427 pages with facsimile title and index; 513 pages with two facsimile pages, appendix and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") bound in three quarter blue leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine. From the library of George M Foster. Second edition.The two chronicles by Francisco de Burgoa easily hold first place for inflated style and bombastic phraseology, especially the opening remarks to various chapters. Yet for the important area of Oaxaca, and the numerous subjects he treats, Burgoa's works are indispensable and irreplaceable sources. Burgoa, born in Oaxaca, was related to numerous local colonial families. He took his final vows in 1625, and by 1649 was provincial of his Order. In that post he made a special effort to visit various parts of Oaxaca, especially seeking notices of Zapotecan antiquities, with the aim of writing a history of Oaxaca. Before his death in 1681he did not complete it but left two prolix yet valuable published treatises. The two chronicles are the usually abbreviated Palestra historial and Geográfica descripción. Burgoa conceived of them as a single work, but they differ in contents. The Palestra historial is a typical chronicle. It begins with the arrival in 1526 of Dominicans in Mexico City, and shortly thereafter their appearance in Oaxaca. Burgoa rehearses the lives of many missionaries already biographized by Davila Padilla, but Burgoa emphasizes their apostolate in the Oaxaca areas, even before formal establishment of the Province of San Hipolito (1592). These lives are uniformly eulogistic, but scattered through them are important bits of information on the numerous Indian groups of Oaxaca. The Geográfica descripción has 80 chapters. They detail the histories of the Monasteries and the work of their friars among the Indians, with much less attention to biographical detail than in the Palestra historial. The data run to about mid-17th century in both. (Handbook of Middle American Indians) George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Some occasional pencil marginalia by Foster. Foster's date of acquired on front paste down of volume one. Some rubbing to extremities else a very good set.

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        THANK YOU, JEEVES

      Herbert Jenkins Ltd. [], 1934. Herbert Jenkins Ltd. [], 1934. First edition. Grey cloth lettered in red in a pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, which shows a little fraying to the spine ends and a couple of closed tears with associated creasing. The first full length novel concerning Jeeves and Wooster, the previous books being a series of self contained stories (albeit often connected). It may be this change of genre or the fact it is one of two Jeeves books published in 1934 (Right Ho, Jeeves being the other), which lead the publishers to show caution with the first edition. Certainly it has been among the most infrequently encountered Jeeves titles we have seen. McIlvaine A51a

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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.. 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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        Photographs by Man Ray 1920 Paris 1934

      Hartford: James Thrall Soby, (1934). Hartford: James Thrall Soby, (1934). Small stain evident on the upper tips of a few preliminary pages, faint crease to the cover by the top of the spiral; a beautiful, near fine copy in spiral-bound illustrated wrappers. While the second edition of this book turns up with some regularity, the true first edition is a legitimate rarity, especially in this condition.. First Edition, without the mention of a second edition (fictitious or not), no French title page on the verso of the English, and no mention on the title page of any of the contributors. It has become an accepted story in the world of rare books and auction houses that the so-called second edition was constructed only as a sales ploy. Regardless of the veracity of this claim, the true first edition differs enough bibliographically to render the reason irrelevant. Spiral-bound quarto. Text in French and English. Illustrated with 104 photographs printed in a lush gravure, divided into five sections, and comprising many of Man Ray's iconic images, with nineteen rayographs. (Roth 80-81).

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        Cahiers D?Art 1-4 1934 with two pochoirs by Miro`

      Paris: Éditions , 1934. In-4 (315 x 245 mm). With two original pochoirs by Miro? in colors, depicting two surrealist compositions one in blue and one in red. Important number of the famous art revue directed by Christian Zervos, devoted in part to Miró's work from 1917 to 1933. Condition: The book is in very good condition, the spine is detached and some splits are visible inside the book. Pochoirs are in very good condition, bright color no stains. Ref: Cramer III

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        Phantom Hollow

      London - Wright and Brown Ltd., 1934. London - Wright and Brown Ltd., 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce first edition of the first thriller novel by Gerald Verner. Gerald Verner (1897-1980) was a prolific writer of thrillers and wrote more than 120 novels translated into over 35 languages. Condition: In an orange cloth binding with front panel of dustwrapper affixed to the front board. Internally, binding tender, with some pages working loose. Glue marks tofront pastedowns. Front hinge tender. Pages are bright, though with some spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Ulysses

      Random House, 1934. Random House, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good/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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        FER-DE-LANCE (INSCRIBED TO HIS BIOGRAPHER)

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934. New York: Farrar & Rinehart. Very good/As new, facsimile jacket. 1934. First edition.. . Signed by the author. Inscribed by Rex Stout to his friend and biographer, John McAleer This is Stout's first Nero Wolfe mystery. The condition of the book is very good, clean and bright, with no markings, except, of course, the wonderful inscription (see photos). There are a few tiny light spots scattered on the front board and spine. The dust jacket is an exact facsimile of the first edition dust jacket, in fine, like new condition Best possible association copy .

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        Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

      London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, 1934. London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. Spine a little faded and cocked, minor soiling to boards, tiny bump to bottom edge of front board, some spotting to fore edge of text block. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of the Agatha Christie's mystery in which she plays "with her characters as a kitten will play with a ball of wool" (TLS, 27 September 1934). Published in the US under the title The Boomerang Clue.

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        The Cambridge Modern History

      Cambridge - University Press, 1934. Cambridge - University Press, 1934 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA comprehensive world history fromLord Acton, starting in eleventh-century Europe and ending in the twentieth century. %0D%0AContaining:%0D%0AVolume I: The Renaissance%0D%0AVolume II: The Reformation%0D%0AVolume III: The Wars Of Religion%0D%0AVolume IV: The Thirty Years' War%0D%0AVolume VI: The Eighteenth Century%0D%0AVolume VII:The United States%0D%0AVolume IX: Napoleon%0D%0AVolume X: The Restoration%0D%0AVolume XI: The Growth of Nationalities%0D%0AVolume XII: The Latest Age%0D%0ACheap edition (without bibliography). %0D%0AInitially proposed by Lord Acton, the work was carried out some time after his death by A. W. Ward, G. W. Prothero and Sir Stanley Leathes. %0D%0ASir George Walter Prothero, KBE (14 October 1848 10 July 1922) was an English writer and historian, and President of the Royal Historical Society. %0D%0ATen volumes of the originalthirteen only. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn green cloth bindings. Externally, smart, though with some bumping, rubbing, and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, and generally clean, with just some scattered instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe. Traduction de Messire J. Amyot ŽditŽe et corrigŽe par Paul-Louis Courier.

      [Chelsea:] Ashendene Press, 1934. - This is the last book of the Ashendene Press, except for the Bibliography, and one of the finest productions of influential wood-engraver Gwen Raverat (1885-1957). Quarto. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. [4], iv. 163, [1] pp. With four full-page and twenty-two smaller wood engravings by Gwen Raverat. Printed letterpress in Ptolemy type. Title page in black and red, with chapter headings and marginal notes printed in red. Initial letters printed in blue. Original quarter vellum over turquoise paper-covered boards. Spine ruled in gilt, gilt vignette on front cover. A fine copy, with a monogramed leather bookplate of an early owner, and later bookplate of Leonardo da Vinci collector Elmer Belt (1893-1980). In original board slipcase with orange and tan ornamental pattern, housed in later quarter brown slipcase and chemise. One of 290 copies printed on Batchelor handmade paper, out of a total of 310 copies. (Twenty copies were printed on vellum). Ashendene Bibliography XXXIX. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe. Traduction de Messire J. Amyot éditée et corrigée par Paul-Louis Courier

      Ashendene Press, 1934. [Chelsea:] Ashendene Press, 1934 One of 290 copies printed on Batchelor handmade paper, out of a total of 310 copies. (Twenty copies were printed on vellum). Original quarter vellum over turquoise paper-covered boards. Spine ruled in gilt, gilt vignette on front cover. . Quarto. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. With four full-page and twenty-two smaller wood engravings by Gwen Raverat. Printed letterpress in Ptolemy type. Title page in black and red, with chapter headings and marginal notes printed in red. Initial letters printed in blue. A fine copy, with a monogramed leather bookplate of an early owner, and later bookplate of Leonardo da Vinci collector Elmer Belt (1893-1980). In original board slipcase with orange and tan ornamental pattern, housed in later quarter brown slipcase and chemise. This is the last book of the Ashendene Press, except for the Bibliography, and one of the finest productions of influential wood-engraver Gwen Raverat (1885-1957).

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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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