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        Tender is the Night

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1934 - First Edition, First Printing with the Scribner's "A" and publisher's seal printed on the copyright page. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, with light wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a wonderful facsimile dustjacket from the original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        'Capital' in Lithographs

      New York: Ray Long & Richard R. Smith,, 1934. Tall quarto. Original buckram, titles to spine and upper board in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 60 full-page illustrations by Hugo Gellert. Spine and edges of boards tanned. An excellent copy in the jacket that is a little rubbed and dulled along the edges with toned spine panel and a few small chips and closed tears. First Gellert edition, first printing, comprising extracts from Capital alongside sixty bold lithographs by the Hungarian artist and Communist activist Hugo Gellert (1892?1985). The accompanying text is from the translations of Ernest Untermann, the first American translator of Capital, and Eden and Cedar Paul. An attractive copy and rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Une main] Eine hand *

      Rascher, Zürich 1934. - Relié toile beige, titrée et décorée d'un motif en sépia, jaquette illustrée de Walter Diggelmann. Un an après l'originale de Grasset déjà, l'un des quelques livres de Ramuz offert en primeur à l'éditeur français, cette version allemande, truffée d'un curieux complément. Qu'on en juge; dédicacé par l'auteur en 1937 à James Aeschlimann, patron de la firme "Avanti", l'ouvrage contient 18 pages anonymes de traduction manuscrite de l'allemand en français, probablement d'après cet exemplaire. Cela équivaut, grosso modo, à une trentaine des pages imprimées de l'édition Grasset, à ceci près par exemple que les derniers feuillets autographes ne correspondent pas au texte français. L'édition allemande aurait-elle donc été traduite directement d'un manuscrit ou d'après une autre version, peut-être de la pré originale publiée dans le périodique Aujourd'hui ? Un petit mystère de plus à verser au dossier. Édition originale, avec mention "Erstes und zweites Tausend".

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Vol. 12 of 29 Atlases of Insurance Maps for Queens. Bayside, Douglas Manor and Douglaston

      Sanborn Map Company, New York 1934 - This volume includes part of Auburndale and Little Neck, the border to Nassau County, Fort Totten, Clearview Golf Course, and the Horace Harding/Clearview Expressways Interchange. The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard associated with a particular property and therefore show the size, shape and construction of dwellings, commercial buildings, and factories as well as fire walls locations of windows and doors, sprinkler systems, and types of roofs. The maps also indicate widths and names of streets, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. They show locations of water mains, giving their dimensions, and of fire alarm boxes and hydrants. Sanborn maps are an unrivaled source of information about the structure and use of buildings in American Cities. The collection includes some fifty thousand editions of fire insurance maps comprising an estimated seven hundred thousand individual sheets. The Library of Congress holdings represent the largest extant collection of maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company. The majority of the maps were acquired by the Library through copyright deposit, but the collection was substantially enriched in 1967 when the Bureau of the Census transferred to the Library of Congress a complete set. The 1,899 loose-leaf binders were particularly noteworthy because they included later editions than those previously acquired by the Library. The Bureau of the Census set of maps had been regularly updated by printed, paste-on corrections supplied by the Sanborn Map Company, whereas the Library of Congress copies were retained in the form in which they were copyrighted. Atlas. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Massive elephant folio. Decorative calligraphic titles, indices, and key maps. Contains a set of 91 maps along with changes recorded on paste-on correction slips through 1973. Quarter leather binding with gilt title on front and spine. Medium tear to spine of original protective canvas cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bumblebees and Their Ways

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934 First edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the first blank endpaper. 201 pages including index. With several black and white plates. The author is the father of Sylvia Plath. This work is noted for its scholarship in the examination of the lives of bumblebees. FAIR jacket on a GOOD book. Moderate soiling, some darkening and scuffing to the jacket. Many small chips and tears along the extremities, with a larger tear, rather tattered at the foot of the spine and two other larger tattered and creased tears along the upper rear extremity. Some minor loss of jacket. Minor foxing to the front jacket. Overall, a rather worn jacket. The book itself has two minor dark spots of soiling to the front cover. Minor darkening and edgewear to the book. Interior clean and solid with slight darkening to the pages as well as a hint of foxing to a few pages. Slight musty odor to book. FAIR jacket on a GOOD book. Signed by the father of Sylvia Plath. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair.

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        Shame the Devil [One of 105 Signed Copies of Which This is No. 84]

      London: Grayson & Grayson, 1934. No. 84 of 105 signed copies with original creme dust jacket with red sword on panel. Unusual in such near pristine condition. 284p, 1 leaf of plaes.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Pro Football: Its Ups and Downs, a Light-hearted History of the Post Graduate Game, inscribed by Arthur Rooney to his brother Daniel

      Albany, NY: J. B. Lyon. 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Inscribed on the fly leaf by Arthur Rooney to his brother Daniel, who became Father Silas, a Franciscan missionary to China: -- "To Father Silas Rooney / Brother / Art". 1934. First Edition. Considered the first published history of professional football. 160 pp. Hardcover, original blue cloth, 8vo. Illustrated. A Near Fine copy, no dust jacket. Minor wear to the extremities; otherwise, a tight, clean copy with bright and unmarked contents. Art Rooney, aka, the Chief, bought the Pittsburgh Pirates (now known as the Steelers) for $2,500 in 1933. He is a member of the Football Hall of Fame, and is regarded as one of the preeminent owners in North American sports. A very rare book, with an unbeatable inscription. Please see Ed Bouchette's story in the "Pittsburgh Post- Gazette" from 6/7/11 for more info on the history of this book. Digital images available upon request.

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        The Canterbury Tales, Rendered into Modern English by J. U. Nicolson, with many illustrations by Rockwell Kent

      New York: Garden City, 1934. hardcover. fine. Kent, Rockwell. Introduction by Gordon Hall Gerould. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. xviii + 627pp. Tall thick 8vo, beautifully rebound in 1/2 brown morocco over marbled boards; ornate gilt-tooled spine with black leather label. New York.: Garden City Publishing, (1934). A fine copy.

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        Remembrance of Things Past

      hardcover. fine. 2 volumes. Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff. Thick 8vo, rebound in full royal blue morocco, gilt-stamped spines with raised bands, t.e.g. N.Y.: Random House/Modern Library, (1934). A fine copy. Swann's Way. Within a Budding Grove. The Guermantes Way. Cities of the Plain. The Captive. The Sweet Cheat Gone. The Past Recaptured.

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        Totentanzfigur. Bronze.

      Höhe 48 cm, Tadell. Die Figur stammt aus Familienbesitz. Es handelt sich um einen Bronzeabguss (vermutlich nur ein Abguss) einer jener Figuren, die ca. 1935 photographiert und dann als Mappe herausgegeben wurde. Eine anthroposophisch angehauchte Art, mit dem Totentanzmotiv umzugehen. Fast scheint es sich um einen eurythmische Tanz zu handeln. Der Totentanz ist ein Gemeinschaftswerk von Hans Zimmermann (1897 - 1972) und seiner Frau (verstarb 2001) aus der Zeit um 1930.

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        PENALOSA

      Santa Fe: Writers' Editions, [1934].. Small octavo. Stiff printed wrappers. Wrapper extremities sunned and lightly worn, slight ripple (but no discoloration) along lower edge of text block, but very good. First separate printing of this chapter from WEST IS WEST, printed at the Rydal Press in an edition of five hundred numbered copies, signed by the author. This is an excellent Southwestern association copy, inscribed by the author: "For Mary Austin With sincere admiration From Gene Rhodes...."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Portrait photograph of William Somerset Maugham

      London, Park Square Gardens, may 26, 1934 - One of the finest portraits of the novelist taken in his middle years. Van Vechen and Maugham were friends (MAUGHAM, W. SOMERSET) Variant print of the portraits published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 24 cm. (approx 14 x 11 inches). Frontal bust portrait. Gelatin silver print. Fine. Verso docketed in pencil holograph notations giving the name of the sitter, date of the photograph, and the the Van Vechten's reference to negative and print ("XXI f - 17")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        AMERICAN DIPLOMACY DURING THE WORLD WAR Inscribed by Edward M. House to Sara Delano Roosevelt

      Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1934. First Edition. cloth. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. A comprehensive diplomatic history of the United States from 1914 to 1918. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the dedicatee of the book, Edward Mandell House, on the front endpaper: "To/Sara Delano Roosevelt:/foremost mother of our Republic,/with my admiration and affection./E. M. House/1934." Above this the book is INSCRIBED and INITIALED by Roosevelt: "for my grandson Elliott/from SDR--." Sara Delano Roosevelt, the dominant mother of only son Franklin Delano Roosevelt, died exactly three months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Elliott, the fourth child of Franklin and Eleanor, played a key role in the D-Day invasion. "Colonel" House, to whom Karl Rove has been compared, was Woodrow Wilson's chief adviser. Wilson referred to House as "my alter ego" (my other self), and it is not inaccurate to say that House, not Wilson, was the most powerful individual in our country during the Wilson Administration. House played a major role not only in the United States entering World War I but also in shaping wartime diplomacy. Wilson put him in charge of preparing the constitution for the League of Nations and of working out an armistice with the Allies. In 1932 he supported Franklin D. Roosevelt without joining his inner circle. House also authored the novel PHILIP DRU: ADMINISTRATOR (1919) whose title character becomes a sinister dictator of America. In 1921, House founded the still influential Council on Foreign Relations.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Su-Pe-La, Hopi Patriarch

      [1934]. Fine condition. Approximately 9-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches image area.

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        GOOD-BYE, MR. CHIPS

      BOSTON, MA: LITTLE, BROWN AND CO. VERY GOOD+ IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J.. PUB 1934. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING WITH 1934 ON TITLE PAGE AND "PUBLISHED JUNE 1934" ON COPYRIGHT PAGE; D.J. PRICED 1.25 . BOOK HAS OFFSET SHADOW FROM A BOOKPLATE (REMOVED) ON THE FRONT PASTE-DOWN ENDPAPER, PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER, AND SOME MODEST SOIL TO REAR COVER BUT OTHERWISE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. HAS VERY SLIGHT LOSS TO THE CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS BUT IS OTHERWISE CLEAN AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. QUITE A NICE COPY OF THE SCARCE TRUE FIRST EDITION. The first British edition was published 4 months after the Little Brown edition but the story had seen initial publication in periodical form as a supplement for an English newspaper and by the Atlantic Magazine. .

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        GOOD-BYE MR. CHIPS

      Boston:: Little Brown and Company,. 1934. First American edition, preceding the British edition. One of his classic works. A fine book in very good dust jacket with light soiling, minor chipping on spine ends and corners, and spine a little darkened. Still, an attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        LYSISTRATA

      The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Hard Cover. near Very Good binding. #1297 of 1500 copies signed by Picasso. Illustrated with six original etchings, and numerous drawings by Picasso in sienna. This copy is housed in the publisher's chemise, but is lacking the slipcase. It has foxing throughout, as well as new endpapers, and is priced accordingly. near Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Manchoukuo: A Pictorial Record/ Le Mandchoukouo: Chronique Illustree

      Tokyo: Asahi Shimbun, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good hardback in rubbed and edgeworn, but attractive jacket that has a long closed tear to the rear panel at the joint. Previous owner's blindstamp on title page, ink number 169 on title page and preface page, otherwise internally fine. Text in parallel English and French. wb

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Les Cruelles Frénésies de Van Den Rook

      Les Editions du Couvre-Feu 1934 Roman sadomasochiste des années trente, complet de ses 6 hors-texte en noir de Wighead et de la superbe illustration couleur en feuille volante illustrant la couverture imprimée. Bord de la couverture et second plat un peu salis, marque de pliure au second plat, dos un peu strié. Bel état, très rare avec sa feuille volante en couleurs

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        The Postman Always Rings Twice

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Orange cloth with dark blue decorations and titles to spine and front panel. Wrapped in FACSIMILE DUST JACKET. Some wear and soiling to boards but otherwise a very nice copy of Cain's most famous book. . 1st Ed. Cloth. VG+/Facsimile Dust Jacket. 8 Vo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Meubles et sièges du XVIII . Menuisiers, ébénistes, marques, plans et ornementation de leur oeuvres.

      Le document, 1934,P - Grand In 4 , toile d'éditeur. 212 pages de texte, un tableau synoptique dépliant, 65 planches dont une en couleurs et nombreuses figures. Fac-similés de marques et estampilles. Tirage limité à 1050 exemplaires numéroté, bel exemplaire

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        Calico Shoes and Other Stories

      Vanguard Press, New York 1934 - First edition. Fine in an about near fine dustwrapper, lightly worn, with the spine sunned and the spinal extremities reinforced. Curiously, on the front flap the publisher has warned: "We caution collectors of first editions not to overlook this title," which considering the scarcity of this title, they apparently did. A nice copy of an uncommon book. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        FRANKENSTEIN, OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Hardcover. Very faint and slight discoloration on the spine. About Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with a darkened backstrip. Everett Henry. Quarto (8" x 10- 1/4") in a very pretty binding with an attractive gilt design on the red morocco leather spine and lovely patterned fabric covers. Printed with a new type design by Frederick Goudy and illustrated with watercolors by Everett Henry, SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Copy #1208 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in. Beautiful edition of this classic gothic horror story.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and other stories

      New York: Random House,, 1934. Octavo. Original white cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black on copper ground, orange top-stain. Slight tanning to spine and top edge of boards, contents a little toned. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is partially tanned and chipped at the head of the spine panel and the corners. First edition, first printing of the author's first book. Signed by the author on the front printer's blank. Also includes a typed and signed letter from the author to Ted Windt, drama professor at the University of Texas, to whom he offers to send some play manuscripts.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LETTERS TO A YOUNG POET

      New York: W. W. Norton & Company. 1934. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Flaps are clipped on all four corners but not price clipped, owner name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Lieder Gedichte Chöre. Mit 32 Seiten Notenbeilage.

      Paris, Editions du Carrefour, 1934. 115 pages + musical appendix. Bound original boards with clothspine.. Presentation copy. Early exile publication of vehement anti-nazi protest songs by the great couple Hanns Eilser and Bertolt Brecht. They were among the first members of the cultural community to be forced out of Germany upon Hitler's ascent to power. Brecht came to Denmark in June 1933 through his friend, author Karin Michaëlis, and lived in Skovbostrand in Svendborg, Funen for 6 years. In his house came many friends as Hanns Eisler and Margarete Steffin. The cyclus: "Lieder Gedichte Chöre" and "Dreigroschenoper" were published in august 1934 . With Bertolt Brecht´s dedication in ink on flyleaf: Frau Vinding (?) / August 34/ Bertolt Brecht/ Skovbostrand. The book with little wear on edges, however a very well-preserved copy with clean pages. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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        THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1934. Hardcover. The leather on the spine has virtually no wear or rubbing and retains its suppleness; the corners are straight and the contents fresh. The slipcases also are very nice, completely intact with just a little fading. It is extremely difficult to find this set today in anything approaching this condition as the leather did not wear well. Fine set in close to Fine slipcases. Valenti Angelo. Six octavo volumes (5-3/4" x 9-1/4") bound in half natural cowhide leather and printed paper sides designed by Valenti Angelo. The unabridged translation complete with notes and index by Sir Richard Burton. Illustrated with 1001 drawings by Valenti Angelo. Copy #876 of 1500 copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. The first multi-volume set issued by the press. Scarce Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        VIA DELL'IMPERO, rivista mensile di cultura ed arte - diretta da ELEONORA PURA - 1934-1936 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO DELLA PRIMA SERIE, Pisa, Pacini Emilio, 1934

      La rivista nasce sull'onda delle politiche coloniali e le viene dato il titolo beneugurante di una delle più belle strade romane, ma il taglio editoriale è orientato al mondo dell'arte. naturalmente inquadrato nelle regole del regime e grandezza dell'impero.. Formato dei fascicoli 25 x 35. ognuno con copertina supplementare nocciola e numerazione in basso a destra. pagine variabili 15-30. La numerazione indicata è quella che appare all'esterno delle brossure, mentre nell'interno ogni annata ricomincia dal n. 1. ANNO PRIMO 1934 - num. 1 (24 maggio), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8 (nov-dicembre) ANNO SECONDO 1935 - num. 9 (24 gennaio), 10-12 (febb-maggio),13 (dicembre) ANNO TERZO 1936 - cadenze calendario fascista num. 13 (dic. 35) 14 (gennaio 36)), 15 (febbraio) 16 (marzo), 17 (aprile), 18/21 (maggio-agosto) 22 (settembre), 23/24 (ottobre-novembre ultimo uscito) La rivista riprenderà con una seconda serie nel maggio 1937 (con il n. 25) e poi avrà uscite assai irregolari, cambiando spesso editore e stampatore. La sequenza che presentiamo viene considerata come la più signficativa ed importante. Rileviamo alcuni autorevoli collaboratori : GIORGIO CASINI, ENZO CARLI (numerosi i suoi scritti), SERGIO DONADONI, VINCENZO MARIA VILLA, RANUCCIO BIANCHI BANDINELLI (numerosi), GIUSEPPE DESSI', LORENZO VIANI (con suo disegno inedito sul n. 4 del 1934) FORTUNATO BELLONZI, CARLO CORDIE', LUIGI BARTOLINI (poesie sul n. 10-12 del 35). WALTER BINNI, ENRICO ALPINO e tanti altri. Questa prima serie viene offerta a

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        The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1934. Corners with an inward turn; spine slightly cocked; some soil to fore-edge; head and heel of spine bumped; small and tidy gift inscription to top edge of front free endpaper in black ink; pencil note to rear pastedown. Dust-jacket with paper overall browning and dust soil; spine darkened, wear to extremities and light wear along edges of spine and hinges of flaps; patches of brown soil to front panel, spine, edges and along edge of spine rear panel; number to spine in faded ballpoint; a couple of light creases to rear panel.. First English Edition. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo.

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        Thin Man, The

      Alfred A. Knopf PP: 259, [1]. Cloth, red and blue decorated backstrip, dark blue mask on upper cover, ruled in red; 'seep' for sleep on page 209; dustjacket red and black issue with photograph of Willaim Powell on front panel, not price clipped, minimal edge wear, a good to very good copy in custom designed clamshell case?Hammett's last novel, which introduces the husband and wife sleuths Nick and Nora Charles to the reading audience, in what proved to be the writer's biggest selling work, while making Hammett a celebrity and a fortune. The 1934 film, starring William Powell and Myrna Loy, was so popular that five sequels followed.

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        The Thin Man

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1934. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and mask design to upper board in red and blue, top edge dyed red. Bookplate. Spine rolled, slight wear to ends of spine. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BEASTS ROYAL

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

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        Beasts Royal

      Putnam, London, 1934. First edition. The author's second book, written at the age of 19. Twelve short stories (which 'show a great advance' - blurb) for children about twelve royal beasts (including Wang Khan the elephant, Shark 206 and Vakrishna - a white cobra). 84pp. Colour frontispiece and eight black and white plates by C.F.Tunnicliffe - this was one of his earliest book illustrations. The colour frontispiece is also mounted on the upper panel of the dust wrapper. Top edge dusty. Top edges of last page of text and final blank nicked and very slightly creased. Covers slightly marked. Spine slightly faded. Head and tail of spine and corners slightly bumped. Head and tail of spine and cover edges faded. Endpapers partially browned. Prelims, edges and endpapers slightly spotted. Front endpapers slightly rustmarked from a paperclip. Cracks between two gatherings. Some pages slightly marked and/or thumbed and/or dusty. Good in nicked, chipped, rubbed, marked and dusty, price-clipped dust wrapper browned at the spine and edges and internally.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good.

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        Appointment in Samarra

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1934. First Edition. Octavo (20.5cm); black cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 301pp. A tight, Near Fine copy, with just a hint of dusting to text block edges; top-stain just a little dull. Publisher's slip inserted between copyright page and dedication. In First Issue dustjacket (per Ahearn APG), with ads for "Recent Fiction" on rear panel; jacket unclipped, Near Fine but for some light rubbing and a small (ca 1/16") spot of restoration at center of front panel, repairing a puncture. A bright copy. & & O'Hara's debut novel, and by far his most enduring work, selected by the Modern Library as one of the best 100 American novels of the 20th century. In a very pretty example of the classic Alfred Maurer dustwrapper. APG 002d.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Appointment in Samarra (First Edition)

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. Book is first issue, with publisher's note about Maugham's "Sheppey" tipped in between the copyright page and the dedication page. The author's landmark first book, a realistic, detailed account of the three-day disintegration of Julian English in the invented city of Gibbsville, PA.& & Near Fine, with a spot to the front board, in a lightly soiled, but otherwise bright Near Fine dust jacket with professional restoration to the flaps folds and spine ends.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Doctor Martino and Other Stories

      Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, Inc. 1934 - Published in New York by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, Inc. in 1934. First Edition indicated by matching publication dates on title and copyright pages. Faulkner¿s second collection of short stories. Book very good. DJ very good. DJ price reads $2.50. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1934]. First edition, First Issue, with the tipped in errattum slip as called for. 8vo, publisher’s original black polished cloth lettered on the spine in gilt. IN THE SCARCE FIRST ISSUE DUSTJACKET, with the $2.50 price and with “Recent Fiction” on the back cover. 301pp. A fine copy, pristine and unused, the varnished black cloth shiny and fresh with only a tiny amount of marking that is common to the varnish and almost no wear whatsoever, the text clean and solid and fresh. The jacket, which is quite scarce, is still very bright and attractive. The front and rear panels of the dustjacket are in quite excellent condition, bright, clean and complete, the spine panel shows a bit of evidence of shelving at the foot, and a bit of wear at the head, but this is a very pleasing and attractive copy of an important book. A FINE COPY IN SCARCE ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET OF JOHN O’HARA’S FIRST BOOK. One of the Modern Library’s Top 100 books of the 20th Century. O’Hara is particularly well-known for his uncanny ear for dialogue. Writer Fran Lebowitz called him "the real F. Scott Fitzgerald" and John Updike has likened him to Chekhov. The novel is about the self-destruction, over a three day period, of Julian English, once a member of the social elite of Gibbsville. Gibbsville is clearly O'Hara's fictionalized version of his native Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        The Man who never Blundered

      Mills & Boon. Hardcover. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; Mills & Boon 1934 printing - a fair reading copy with no dust jacket. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail. . AVERAGE. 1928.

      [Bookseller: c-books.co.uk]
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        I Was a Pagan

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1934. Just very good, with worn extremities, soiling and staining to covers, and sticker remnant on the spine. The endpapers and half title page are adorned with signatures of 19 readers of this copy, and the stamp of the " Absolute Science Centre ". The title page bears the inscription " Best wishes from the ' Pagan ' Victor Kitchen May 26, 1934 " Laid in are 2 pieces of ephemera relating to the Oxford Group. ( reprints from the Times dated Sept. 1933, and from the Vancouver Sun dated May, 1934. Scarce thus.. Signed by Author. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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