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        LA MIA BATTAGLIA. Prefazione inedita dell'Autore per l'edizione italiana.

      Milano Bompiani 1934 8° Pagine 432 Legatura coeva da amatore in mezza tela rossa. Dorso in pelle rossa. Titolo fregi e monogramma del precedente possessore in oro. Ritratto di Hitler in antiporta. Ottima copia. Rarissima prima edizione italiana datata 15 Marzo 1934. "In Italia il libro venne stampato per la prima volta nel 1934 dalla casa editrice Bompiani su ordine di Mussolini. Durante i colloqui di Stresa dello stesso anno Mussolini definì il Mein Kampf "un mattone leggibile solo dalle persone più colte e intelligenti". Mein Kampf (La mia battaglia) è il libro nel quale Adolf Hitler espose il proprio pensiero politico e delineò il programma del partito nazista, accompagnandolo ad un'autobiografia. Il testo venne definito il catechismo della Gioventù hitleriana. Secondo più testimonianze, nella redazione del testo, ed in particolare nella correzione delle bozze, Hitler fu aiutato da un amico, il sacerdote cattolico Bernhard Stempfle, peraltro rimasto vittima della Notte dei lunghi coltelli. Hitler compose il proprio programma politico assieme a Rudolf Hess durante l'anno di reclusione (1924) a Landsberg am Lech, seguito al suo tentato colpo di Stato a Monaco e successivamente - dopo esser stato liberato il dicembre dello stesso anno - sull'Obersalzberg. Il primo volume, intitolato Eine Abrechnung ("Una resa dei conti") fu pubblicato il 18 luglio 1925; il secondo, Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung ("Il movimento nazional-socialista"), nel 1926. Il titolo originale scelto da Hitler era "Quattro anni e mezzo di lotta contro menzogna, stupidità e codardia". L'editore Max Amann, per ragioni editoriali, decise di sintetizzarlo in Mein Kampf ("La mia lotta" o "La mia battaglia"). Nel 1930 il libro era venduto al prezzo di 12 Reichsmark e veniva stampato nel formato 12 x 18,9 centimetri - lo stesso normalmente adoperato per la Bibbia. Con i diritti d'autore Hitler acquistò il Berghof nelle Alpi Salisburghesi nel 1933.

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        Marlborough His Life And Times

      London: George G. Harrap & Co, 1934-38. THE FIRST 4 VOLUME EDITION. NEW EDITION REVISED. Illustrated, bound in the publisher's original 1/2 blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edge gilt, a beautiful set in excellent condition.

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      London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., , 1934–9. His Life and Times. Large octavo., 4 vols. Original purple cloth, titles gilt to spines, in dust jackets. Profusely illustrated with plates, portrait, maps and facsimiles. Endpapers a little foxed and browned, but internally very clean, spines slightly sunned with the typical ghosting through the jackets, jackets similarly sunned and chipped with a few edge-splits, but a very nice set. Limited Presentation Edition. Volume I, Second Impression of the New Edition, revised, 1939; Volume II, Second Impression, 1934; Volumes III & IV, First Editions, 1936 and 1938 respectively. Inscribed on the front free endpaper of Volume I; "To Cyril Newall from Winston S. Churchill. May 1941". Newall served with the RFC in WWI, becoming involved in the training for, and organization of, long-range reconnaissance and bombing operations; "41 wing... was formed under his command at Ochey, near Nancy, in October 1917 to specialize in raids on Germany. That brigade, led by Newall as a brigadier-general from December, joined Trenchard's independent bombing force after May 1918. Its actual achievements were small, but both Trenchard and Newall became convinced that the morale impact of bombing on Germans had been devastating" (ODNB). In the inter-war years he rose through a number of important postings including four years as head of RAF Middle East, becoming Chief of Air Staff in 1937, "Sir John Slessor, who worked closely with Newall in the late 1930s, described him as 'the prime architect of the wartime air force'." Replaced by Portal in 1940, Newall was promoted to Air Marshal, appointed to the Order of Merit, and made Governor-General of New Zealand.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Marlborough, His Life and Times, a full set of jacketed British first editions inscribed and dated by Churchill

      This jacketed full British first edition, first printing set of Churchill's Marlborough is inscribed and dated by Churchill in Volume II. Churchill signed only his first name indicating that the recipient was a personal friend or close associate. The inscription is in black ink on four lines on the ffep reading "To Mary M / from / Winston / Nov. 1934". Mary M is Lady Mary Minto - more formally Lady Mary Caroline Elliot Murray Kynynmound, Countess of Minto (1858-1940). Lady Minto was the wife of Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (1845-1914) who served as Governor General of Canada from 1898-1904 and Viceroy of India from 1905-1910. When Churchill was a young officer in India seeking notoriety with despatches for The Daily Telegraph, it was Lord Minto who recognized Churchill's talent, but advised Churchill's mother, Lady Randolph, not to sign Winston's name to his work. Churchill's mother initially followed this advice, to the consternation of Winston who subsequently insisted on publishing his name with his despatches: "I had written them with the design of bringing my personality before the electorate. As to getting in trouble with the authorities, I am just as responsible now that they are not signed as if they had been." (Gilbert, Vol. I, pp. 355-356). Rejecting Lord Minto's advice harmed neither Churchill's career nor his relationship with the Mintos; Churchill spent Christmas 1900 as their guest at Government House in Ottawa. Also present was Pamela Plowden, in whom Churchill had harbored strong romantic interest. Still seeing to young Winston's welfare, Lord Minto wrote to Winston's mother "I think he ran no risks here - everything seemed to me to be very tolerably platonic". (Gilbert, Vol. I, p. 544). When Lord Minto was appointed Viceroy of India in 1905, Churchill was already a seasoned five-year veteran of Parliament. This time it was Winston who expressed concerns to Lady Randolph, but Lord Minto proved responsible for much admired reforms under the Liberal government of Churchill's party. (Gilbert, Vol. II, p.95) Lord Minto died in 1914, but Lady Minto lived to see the impetuously talented young man she hosted for Christmas in 1900 become Prime Minister of wartime Britain in 1940. Clearly, their association endured in the interval, as he inscribed this volume to her in 1934. Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill first Duke of Marlborough, was a ten year effort and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s. The final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War. Published in four volumes between 1933 and 1938, Marlborough was well received - both critically and aesthetically. Collectors please note that the inscribed Volume II is a first edition, first printing - not a later printing. This volume is in fine condition. The binding is clean, tight, and square with no fading and virtually no wear. The contents are crisp, bright, and tight, appearing unread. A trivial hint of spotting is confined to the text block edges, which remain bright white with no age-toning. Age has slightly faded the author's inscription, but it remains clear with no ink spreading or smudging. The volume II dust jacket is a true first printing, unclipped and highly complete with minor wear to extremities, minor soiling and spine toning and a closed tear at the upper front hinge. Volumes I, III, and IV are likewise first edition, first printing in correct, unclipped first edition first printing dust jackets. The books are in fine condition, with clean, unfaded bindings, no previous ownership marks, and no spotting. The Volume I, III, and IV dust jackets are all unclipped first printings, varying in condition from very good plus to near-fine plus. All four dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa), Langworth p.166.

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        The Other Side of Nowhere

      Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens Limited,, 1934. Illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Oblong quarto. Original light green wrappers printed in red and black pasted on the boards. Illustrated throughout by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Wrappers browned, a little marked, and lightly rubbed, tape residue to front and back covers and endpapers, chip from corner of front cover, two short cracks to spine, spotting to title page and occasionally to the contents which are toned. A good copy. New edition, originally published in 1918.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      This book is in good condition. There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind in the book. The 6 Black and White etchings are missing, but all 40 line drawings are present and in excellent condition. The Limitation page Signed by Picasso is also present and in excellent condition. There is some light foxing on the endpapers. The book comes with its original double slipcase (with one half being like a sleeve that fits into the "box" half). The box has some light fading to one edge and one flap is separated along one edge. The inner sleeve is separated along both edges, but there are no pieces missing. The book also comes with it's rare original glassine wrapper, which has a bit of wear to its edges but is in otherwise excellent condition. This is the limited edition printed by The Limited Editions Club in 1934 and is #1129/1500 signed by Pablo Picasso.

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      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1934. A New Version By Gilbert Seldes. Quarto. Original pictorial patterned boards, titles to spine and front cover in white. With the original glassine dust jacket. Housed in the original blue paper covered slip case and chemise. All housed in a specially made blue cloth drop down box. Illustrated by Picasso with 6 original etchings and 34 lithographed drawings. A fine copy in the slightly worn glassine and slightly faded plain card slipcase with small loss to the foot. First edition. Limited to 1,500 copies signed by picasso on the limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Handful of Dust.

      Chapman & Hall, London, 1934.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition, first printing of Waugh's fourth and probably most celebrated novel. 8vo. 348pp + iii publisher's advertisements at rear. Original publisher's familiar red and black decorated cloth, lettered in gold at spine. With a frontispiece illustration by J.D.M.Harvey. Backstrip lightly faded with some light wear to board edges. Several superficial scores to upper board. Some fox spotting throughout. Ghost of partially erased former owner pencilled name to front endpaper. Quite a crisp and bright copy of a very scarce volume, inevitably lacking the almost mythical dust wrapper.

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        A Handful Of Dust

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1934.. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. An excellent copy with some of the usual sporadic foxing to the page edges.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Handful of Dust

      Chapman & Hall, London,, 1934. Octavo. Original red and black "snakeskin" cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a crimson quarter morocco solander box. Light sporadic foxing to contents and fore edge, minor crease to the upper board, spine a little rolled, an excellent copy in the tanned and very slightly frayed dust jacket with some very small loss at the corners. First edition, first impression, of the book now widely regarded as his masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Handful Of Dust

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1934.. First edition of the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. A near fine copy in the rare dust jacket which shows some wear. Signed by the author. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. Rare especially in the original dust jacket and signed.

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        A Handful of Dust

      Chapman & Hall, London, 1934. First Edition, first printing of Waugh's fourth and probably most celebrated novel. 8vo. 348pp + iii publisher's advertisements at rear. Original publisher's familiar red and black decorated cloth, lettered in gold at spine. With a frontispiece illustration by J.D.M.Harvey. Backstrip lightly faded with some light wear to board edges. Several superficial scores to upper board. Some fox spotting throughout. Ghost of partially erased former owner pencilled name to front endpaper. Quite a crisp and bright copy of a very scarce volume, inevitably lacking the almost mythical dust wrapper.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

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        18 Poems

      London: The Sunday Referee and The Parton Bookshop,, 1934. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, fore-edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Mark along bottom edge of boards, spotting to edges and endpapers with some encroachment to early leaves. A very good copy, scarce thus, in the spotted jacket, rubbed at the extremities with a chip and a tear to head of spine panel. First edition, first impression, first issue. One of 250 copies bound with a flat spine, fore-edge untrimmed, the 1934 integral title page, and the correct dust jacket with the 3/6 price intact. The second issue put out in 1936 varied in all these respects. The author's first collection, published a month after his 20th birthday.

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        Permit Me Voyage (First Edition, copy belonging to Richard Eberhart)

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket with some shallow chips at the top of the front panel. Poet Richard Eberhart's copy, with his pencil signature on the front endpaper. An attractive example of Agee's fragile first book, a collection of poetry issued in the Yale Series of Younger Poets.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., 1934. Reprint. cloth. Mild foxing, browning to endpapers. Near Fine. Green cloth with approximately 330 pages printed on thin (but strong) India paper. An anthology of inspirational writing first published in 1916 during the First World War. With a SIGNED gift inscription from three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder on the front free endpaper: "Charlotte Lincoln/from Thornton/Jan. 3. 1936." The recipient was evidently a relative, as both Charlotte and Lincoln are Wilder family names. Thornton Wilder's paternal grandparents were Amos Lincoln Wilder and Charlotte Topliff Wilder. His great-grandmother was Lucy Lincoln. Thornton's Wilder's sister was named Charlotte, and he had at least one other close family member (an aunt) by that name. Our research indicates the Lincoln in "Charlotte Lincoln" was probably a middle name, since the Wilders often used family surnames as middle names. Thornton Wilder's middle name, for example was Niven, his mother's maiden name. Beyond that, we were unable to pinpoint exactly which relative "Charlotte Lincoln" was from Wilder's large family.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      New York: The Objectivist Press, 1934.. Reddish cloth, paper spine label. Usual slight toning of endsheets, otherwise a very nice copy, in very good dust jacket with small snag and a bit of tanning to the spine panel. First edition of Williams's first "collected" edition, issued in an edition of five hundred copies under the auspices of this important poets' collective. In spite of the relatively large edition, a somewhat less than common book. WALLACE A15.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      1934. 1. DISNEY,WALT. MICKEY MOUSE WADDLE BOOK. NY: Blue Ribbon (1934). 4to, pictorial boards, near fine in dust wrapper. THIS COPY INCLUDES THE 4 WADDLE FIGURES UNPUNCHED, THE RAMP AND THE PICTORIAL BAND THAT GOES AROUND THE RAMP! (brass fasteners in plastic envelope and instructions for assembling ramp are in xeroxed format). This is the first ever "waddle" book in which die-cut figures can be assembled into full three dimensional color figures. When attached to their legs with the brass pieces included, the figures can actually move down the ramp without contrivances! Instructions for assembling the figures are in the rear. Included are Mickey, Minnie, Pluto (the dog) and Tanglefoot (the horse). The book is illustrated by the Disney Studios with color endpapers, 12 bright full color illustrations and many b&w's. This is a Disney book of the utmost rarity with few copies surviving with the waddles intact.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The School for Scandal

      Oxford: Limited Editions Club,, 1934. With an Introduction by Carl van Doren and Hand-Coloured Etchings by Rene Ben Sussan. Tall octavo (285 × 175 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco, morocco corners cut in geometric design, spine gilt in compartments with floral design and red onlays, green and white patterned sides, red silk endpapers, top edge gauffered in a floral pattern of gilt, red, and green, other edges untrimmed. 16 hand-coloured etchings by René Ben Sussan. Rubbed at extremities, spine and corners faded, very occasional light spots to contents. An excellent copy. First René Ben Sussan edition. One of 1500 numbered copies signed by the artist on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST. (A la Recherche du Temps Perdu). Swann's way; Within a budding grove; The Guermantes way; Cities of the Plain; The Captive; The Sweet cheat gone; The past recaptured.... With an introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch

      Random House. New York. 1934. MODERN LIBRARY EDITION. The seven works in two volumes, as issued. 8vo. (8.6 x 6 inches). Volume one - xv, 1411pp, Volume two - vi,1124pp. Finely bound in recent leather bindings of full red morocco. Spines with five raised bands. The compartments are ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Aside from a neat repair to one small (about 1.5 inch) closed tear, without any loss, to the half title page of volume one, this is a fine set in attractive leather bindings.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        I, Claudius: From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Emperor of the Romans born BC 10 murdered and deified AD 54

      London: Arthur Baker, 1934. Hard Cover. First Edition. A masterpiece of historical fiction, ranked in some surveys as one of the best novels of the twentieth century. In very good condition in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Light spotting to boards and light wear to edges. Previous ownerÕs bookplate to front pastedown and note in pencil to front free endpaper. There is offsetting from an article that is no longer present on the front endpaper and front flap of the jacket. Minor foxing to endpapers. There is a foldout family tree at the rear of the book. In blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panel. The jacket is in three pieces with small chips to the spine ends, edges, and hinges. Browning to spine of jacket. A nice copy despite noted wear. 494 pages. LIT/052511. Very good in a good dust jacket.

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        THE MAKING OF AMERICANS: The Hersland Family

      New York:: Harcourt, Brace and Co.. (1934). First abridged edition of her first novel, written in 1911 and first published in 1925. SIGNED by Stein on endpaper. The book was originally published in Paris in 1925 in an edition of 500 copies, of which 100 sets of sheets were sent to America and bound by Boni & Liveright in 1926. Abridged and edited by Bernard Fay for this "popular" edition. Spine somewhat darkened, and small tape mark on endpaper, otherwise very good to fine in dust jacket with a 1 1/2 x 1-inch chip at top of front panel and other small chips and edgewear. No lettering affected.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Lysistrata. Etchings by Pablo PICASSO

      NY: Limited Editions Club, 1934, first Picasso edition, one of 1500 numbered copies signed by Pablo Picasso, illustrated with 6 original hors-texte etchings and numerous woodcut reproductions in sanguine. Paper over boards in the chemise and slipcase; the book is flawless, clean and bright, no imperfections; the spine of chemise faded to a lighter blue, as usual; slipcase with minor expert repairs, not broken like in vast majority of copies; overall a superb copy. References: Monod 459; Cramer 24; Skira 294, plate 68; Bloch 267-272; ”The Artist & The Book” 226; Geiser/Baer 387-392; Matarasso 22; Rauch 56; Minotaure (1933); Kornfeld 152/138; MoMA 164. Provenance: 1) Christie's NY.

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        D'ACI I D'ALLA

      A. Lopez Llausaa D'Aci i d'alla'. Magazine trimestral. Director: Carles Soldevilla. Complete four numbers of 1934 bounded in cloth binder. It include the special Christmass number dedicated to the art of 20th century, of which Miro designed the front cover, also in the book, and the rare color pochoire : Figures davant el mar, expecially made for this number. Very good. Reg: Cramer II.

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        LA RICERCA SCIENTIFICA. Ed il progresso tecnico nell'economia nazionale.

      In-8, bross. (tracce d'uso, con timbro). Rivista quindicinale, nata nel 1930, diretta dal Segretario Generale del "Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche", Ugo Frascherelli. Di questa rivista offriamo "5 annate complete" (24 numeri per anno), "dal 1934 al 1938" - periodo di straordinaria importanza per la ricerca scientifica in Italia. Vi sono contenuti "in prima edizione" gli scritti di ENRICO FERMI e della SCUOLA DI VIA PANISPERNA, a partire dalla "scoperta della radioattività provocata da bombardamento di neutroni" (lettera del 25 marzo 1934), fino al testo su "azione del boro sui neutroni caratteristici dello iodio" (17 ottobre 1938), e infine l'intervista da lui concessa l'11 novembre 1938, in occasione del conferimento del Nobel per la Fisica. Fermi, dopo il soggiorno a Stoccolma per ritirare il premio, proseguirà direttamente per gli Stati Uniti e farà ritorno in Italia soltanto nel 1949. Qui di seguito elenchiamo gli scritti (lettere alla Direzione): "Radioattività provocata da bombardamento di neutroni" in: - 1934 (vol. I), pp. 283 e 330/331 (Fermi) - 452/453 e 652/653 (E. Amaldi, O. D'Agostino, E. Fermi, F. Rasetti, E. Segré). - 1934 (vol. II), pp. 21/22 (Amaldi, D'Agostino, Fermi, Rasetti, Segré) - pp. 467/470 (Amaldi, D'Agostino, Fermi, B. Pontecorvo, Rasetti, Segré). - 1935 (vol. I), pp. 123/125 - 435/437 e 581/584 (Amaldi, D'Agostino, Fermi, Pontecorvo, Rasetti, Segré). "Sulla possibilità di produrre elementi di numero atomico maggiore di 92" in: - 1934 (vol.I), pp. 536/537 (Fermi, Rasetti, D'Agostino). "Azione di sostanze idrogenate sulla radioattività provocata da neutroni" in: - 1934 (vol. II), pp. 282/283 (Fermi, Amaldi, Pontecorvo, Rasetti, Segré). "Effetto di sostanze idrogenate sulla radioattività provocata da neutroni" in: - 1934 (vol. II), pp. 380/381 (Fermi, Pontecorvo, Rasetti). "Sull'assorbimento dei neutroni lenti" in: - 1935 (vol. II), pp. 344/347 e 443/447 (Amaldi e Fermi). - 1936 (vol. I), pp. 56/59 (Amaldi e Fermi). "Sul cammino libero medio dei neutroni nella paraffina" in: - 1936 (vol. I), pp. 223/225 (Amaldi e Fermi). "Sui gruppi di neutroni lenti" in: - 1936 (vol. I), pp. 310/313 (Amaldi e Fermi). "Sulle proprietà di diffusione dei neutroni lenti" in: - 1936 (vol. I), pp. 393/395 (Amaldi e Fermi). "Sopra l'assorbimento e la diffusione dei neutroni lenti" in: - 1936 (vol. I), pp. 454/503 (Amaldi e Fermi). "Sul moto dei neutroni nelle sostanze idrogenate" in: - 1936 (vol. II), pp. 13/52 (Fermi). "Un generatore artificiale di neutroni" in: - 1937 (vol. II), pp. 40/43 (Amaldi, Fermi, Rasetti). "Azione del boro sui neutroni caratteristici dello iodio" in: - 1938 (vol. II), pp. 472/473 (Fermi e Rasetti). - 1938 (vol. II), "Intervista con Enrico Fermi", pp. 638/639. Tutta la raccolta, ben conservata, è contenuta in 5 custodie (tit. oro su tassello al dorso), con astucci.

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        Svenska kulturbilder. I-XII + Ny följd I-XII.

      Skoglunds bokförlag, 1934-38. 24 delar i 12 volymer, ca 4000 s. Illustrerade i svartvitt och färg. Förlagets gulddekorerade helskinnband. Helt guldsnitt. Främre omslagen medbundna. I mycket gott skick

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        Flushing: Vol. 11 of 29 Atlases of Insurance Maps for Queens

      Sanborn Map Company New York: Sanborn Map Company, 1934. hardcover. very good. Atlas. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Massive elephant folio. Decorative calligraphic titles, indices, and key maps. Contains a set of 85 maps along with changes recorded on paste-on correction slips through 1973. Quarter leather binding with gilt title on front and spine. Small tear to spine of original protective canvas cover. This volume includes Kissena Park and Kissena Lake, Corridor Park, Horace Harding Expressway to the south (the Long Island Expressway) and the Long Island Railroad Northern Line. 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.

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      8,7x12,8cm 1934 Brevkort, 8,7x12,8cm. I tillegg til den trykte teksten har Sigrid Undset skrevet følgende personlige hilsen datert 16. Januar 1934: "Fräulein Jolanda Poltéra, Zürich, Mit den besten wünschen für ihre Arbeit Ihre ergebene Sigrid Undset"

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        The Constant Mistress.

      With engravings by Eric Gill. The Golden Cockerel Press 1934. Number 150 of 300 copies. Signed by Enid Clay and Eric Gill. 40,(1) pp. Publishers clothbacked boards with paper label on spine. Upper part of boards a bit sunned. A piece of the green paper on back board is torn off (15x30mm). 22,5 x 15 cm.. Signed by author and artist

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        History of the Discovery of Photography

      By the author Walker Engraving Company NY: By the author [Walker Engraving Company], 1934. 1st English Edition. Hardcover. Orig. green cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 214 pages. 19 x 12 1/2 cm. Limited edition, one of 25 copies, this being no. 12 presented to Dr. Fritz Wentzel, with the bookplate of his son, Volkmar Wentzel, who worked for National Geographic for forty-eight years. Volkmar Wentzel's photographs were exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Smithsonian, et al. His father, Dr. Wentzel was a a distinguished photo-chemist and dedicated photographer who like Alfred Stieglitz, studied under Professor Dr. Hermann Vogel, the celebrated scientist and early champion of photography as an art form. Translated into English by Edward Epstean. Bright, fresh copy.

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        Japanese Goblin Poetry, Rendered into English

      by.. and Illustrated by his own Drawings, compiled by his Son Kazuo Koizumi, First Edition, limited to 500 numbered copies, 46, (4)pp very large folio on heavy uncut paper with mounted plates, original buckram backed blue decorative cloth (a Japanese futon design) with yellow paper printed labels on both boards, an excellent copy still with its original card slip case (this rather worn), Tokyo, Oyama, 1934. Published in commemoration of Hearn's death 20 years before - and an excellent example of fine printing.

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        Paideia. Die Formung des griechischen Menschen. 3 Bde.

      Berlin & Leipzig, Walter de Gruyter & Co., 1934, 1944 & 1947. Lex 8vo. 3 original blue full cloth w. gilt lettering to spines and to front board of volume one. Spines a bit sunned, hinges of volume one weak, hinges of volumes two and three restored w. new endpapers A nice and clean copy. (8), 513, (3); (8), 418; (8), 462 pp.. The first edition (of all three volumes) of Jaeger's seminal "three-volume history of the Greek mind" (his own words), which came to hugely influence the study of Greek culture and civilization as well as modern philosophy and political thought. Few other modern works within the field of classics and philology have had an impact comparable to this classic of the twentieth century.The German-born classicist Werner Wilhelm Jaeger (1888-1961) was educated at the Universities of Marburg and Berlin, and from the latter he received a Ph.D. for his dissertation on the Metaphysics of Aristotle, a work which landed him the professorship and Nietzsche's chair at the University of Basel, -without having written his Habilitationsschrift! In 1921, Jaeger settled in Berlin, which he had to leave in 1936 because of Hitler, and he immigrated to America, where he stayed for the rest of his life. Here he became professor, first at the University of Chicago, and in 1939 at Harvard University. Jaeger had written and published the first volume of his main work "Paideia, The Idols of Greek Culture" a couple of years before he left Germany, and in America he finished the last two volumes of this massive philosophical and political work on education, culture and the ideals that formed Greek civilization in ancient Greece. Under the name of "Paideia", the cultural nature of education is traced from Homer to Demosthenes in the hope of giving back the values of the ancient Greeks to 20th century Europe, which according to Jaeger was dominated by decadence and cultural decline. After the appearance of Jeager's work, the concept of "Paideia" became hugely influential among critics of educational systems, and the work in general has moulded the way that modern man understood the culture of the ancient Greeks as well as his own. The work has had a deep impact on several fields, ranging from philosophy and politics to sociology, classics etc. It is rare to find all three volumes together in first editions

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        Une semaine de bonté ou les sept éléments capitaux. Roman.

      Mit 35; 27; 44; 28 und 48 Collagen von Max Ernst. Violette, grüne, rote, blaue und gelbe Originalbroschuren in Schuber mit Deckel- und Rückentitel. 5 Hefte. Bolliger 9, 484. - Brusberg 35.B. - Hugues-P. 11. - Spies, Collagen 367-452. - Originalausgabe. - Das bedeutenste Collagenwerk von Max Ernst. - Nr. 731 von 800 Exemplaren auf Navarre. - Premier cahier: Dimanche, élément: La boue, exemple: Le lion de Belfort. - Deuxième cahier: Lundi, élément: l'eau, exemple: L'Eau. - Troisième cahier: mardi, élément: le feu, exemple: La cour du dragon. - Quatrième cahier: mercredi, élément: le sang, exemple: Oedipe. - Dernier cahier: jeudi, élément: le noir, exemples: Le rire du coq. L'ile de paques. Vendredi, élément: la vue, exemple: L'interieur de la vue. - samedi, l'élément: inconnu, exemple: La clé des chants. Jedes Heft ist einem Wochentag und einem 'Element' gewidmet. Exemplar der ca. 1947 hergestellten Bindequote, im Format leicht kleiner. Die Farbqualität der Heftumschläge bzw. des Schubers wesentlich verbessert. - Sehr schönes Exemplar in einheitlicher Numerierung.

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        The Challenge to Liberty (Signed First Edition)

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author and former president on the front endpaper: "The Complements of Herbert Hoover." Near Fine in an about Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Spine lightly faded, with offsetting on the front endpaper, and the Herbert Hoover postage stamp on the front pastedown. Jacket spine has just a hint of toning, with a tiny splash and a small sticker shadow to the front panel. A bright, lovely copy.

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        Gebrauchsgraphik: International Advertising Art - Twenty-Four Issues

      Frensel Und Engelbrecher. Berlin. Frensel Und Engelbrecher. 1931-1934. Bound in pictorial wrappers. 4to. 9.25" x 12.25 Profusely illustrated throughout by chromolithographs, colour and monochrome plates - many tipped-in, illustrations en texte, drawings,die cuts, etc. reproducing period advertising from a myriad of international sources." Gebrauchsgraphik, Monatschrift zur Förderung künst-lerischer Reklame (Commercial Graphics, Monthly Magazine for Promoting Art in Advertising), which was published in Berlin from 1924 until 1944,was the leading voice of the Avant-Garde influence on the European Commercial Art and Advertising industries before World War II. In the thirties, all roads led through Berlin, and Gebrauchsgraphik spotlighted all of the aesthetic trends fermenting in Europe -- Art Deco and Surrealism from Paris, Constructivism from Moscow, Futurist Fascism from Rome, De Stijl and Dutch typography from Amsterdam, and of course the spreading influence of the Dessau Bauhaus. A journal that was truly international in scope ,all articles and cutlines are presented in both German and English.The thirties were the Golden Age for European Poster Art and Gebrauchsgraphik was in the perfect place to showcase all the latest and greatest trends and rising artists for the rest of the world. Gebrauchsgraphik was an incredibly influential journal and agenda setter, utilizing the latest printing and press technologies which often included custom colors, bound-in samples and advertising fold-outs, foil stamps, die-cuts and other special finishing effects." - Randall Ross. Founded by Professor H K Frensel , Gebrauchsgraphik followed his concept that advertising should be a positive force in society through the development and presentation of innovative graphics. The magazine never espoused any specific philosophy but was open to all design directions executed to the highest standards of craftsmanship.Today, Gebrauchsgraphik is regarded as a rare and most desirable source for the appreciation and display of pure Art Deco Graphic Arts. Most issues present with moderate wear and rubbing to covers with some short tears, soiling, small dampstains etc. Issues range from Good to Very Good.

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