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        The Free Fishers, in Chambers's Journal. [7 Parts, first appearance]

      London: W. and R. Cahmbers. 1934, 1934. First magazine issue publication of Buchan's The Free Fishers, published in Chambers Journal between January and July 1934. Publisher's decorated orange paper wraps. Bright and clean, minor edgewear, very good indeed with some very minor chipping to spine ends and edges. A very bright clean set. In addition to the Buchan there's the usual smattering of adventure fiction, articles on Oyster Culture in Scotland, how to secure Australia against the Dingo menace and a blizzard of advertisments for pipe tobacco, support garments, catarrh cures and the treatment of mental health issues vying for place with cases of thin wine biscuits and a "useful folding cake stand". Splendid stuff, scarce in periodical form and even scarcer in this splendid condition.

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        To My Sons

      NY: Harpers, 1934. First Edition, first printing. Hard cover in original cloth. No dust jacket. Published NY: Harpers, 1934. 8vo. 261 pages. Original dark maroon cloth with gilt lettering, title page printed in red and black. Ex-library copy with call letters on spine in white, one small library stamp in gutter on page 113. Decorative end papers have been applied over the original pastedowns with binders tape. The added end papers bear all other library identifications, making it possible to eliminate them by professionally removing the extraneous sheets. The book has seen little use and is in very good or better condition. Pages are clean with no markings or defects - no folds, chips or creases. Binding is perfectly straight, square, tight and crisp. Very nice internally. Very Good. Rare.. 1st. Hard. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        Point de lendemain.

      EDITIONS DE LA MAPPEMONDE, Paris 1934 - Avec un texte d'Anatole France et une introduction de F. Fleuret. Illustrations de A. Calbet. Paris, Editions de la mappemonde, 1934, in-12, broché, couverture illustrée de deux petits amours enlacés sous un treillis de roses, XXXVI-57 pp. Grand papier. Tirage limité à 750 exemplaires. Un des 15 exemplaires sur Japon, exemplaire n°3. Joint un portrait de Vivant Denon dessiné et gravé par lui-même (vers 1772), et une aquarelle reproduisant l'illustration de la p. 7. Les 14 illustrations à l'aquarelle de Calbet illustrent finement ce conte galant. Légère insolation au dos et sur la couverture, infimes plis et fragilité au brochage, petite déchirure marginale n'affectant pas le dessin aquarellés. Livres

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        ON OUR WAY with the Sotheby's 16 June 1992 auction catalogue

      New York: John Day, (1934). First Edition. Hardcover. Spine sunned, as usual. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper supplied from another copy. Original blue cloth. Early issue with errors on pages x and 162 uncorrected and with the errata slip laid in. An important book, the recently elected president's presentation of his plans, referred to as the "New Deal" by the people, to pull America from the pit of the Depression. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front free endpaper "For Babe/with love from/Franklin D. Roosevelt." This book sold as lot 273 in Sotheby's 16 June 1992 auction as the personal copy of Marguerite ("Missy") Le Hand, FDR's personal secretary from 1920 until illness forced her retirement in 1942. She worked with FDR both in Albany and at the White House during his first three terms as president, establishing an intimate relationship that many thought, and still think, went beyond friendship. We have uncovered no other instance, however, when FDR referred to her as "Babe." Possibly the recipient was Barbara "Babe" Cushing, the youngest daughter of the famous surgeon, Dr. Harvey Cushing, and later married to CBS tycoon William Paley. Her sister, Betsy, was at this time married to FDR's son, James, and living with him in the White House where she often served as a companion to the lonely president. Possibly, FDR was writing this inscription to the younger sister of his daughter-in-law. The question remains: What was this book doing in the possessions of Missy Le Hand? Is that "e" in "Babe" actually an "s" and this copy is inscribed to Eleanor with FDR's pet name, "Babs," for her? Perhaps we will never have an answer.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Les liaisons dangereuses

      Le Vasseur et Cie 1934 - RARE PUBLICATION AVEC LES MAGNIFIQUES ILLUSTRATIONS DE GEORGE BARBIER A UN MOMENT DE SA CARRIÈRE OU IL MAÎTRISAIT PLEINEMENT SON ART. Deux volumes petit-in 4 (20.5x27 cm), broché, couverture rempliée et illustrée couleurs d'une même composition originale de George Barbier, tirage total à 720 exemplaires numérotés, le nôtre (n°687) est un des 650 exemplaires sur Vélin pu fil à la cuve des papeteries de Rives ; cette publication du roman épistolaire le plus connu du XVIIIe siècle est magnifiquement servi par George Barbier, au sommet de son art ; 27 illustrations originales couleurs ont été réalisées pour cette publication, à savoir : la couverture, la vignette de justification et l'encadrement du titre (ces trois éléments répétés sur chacun des deux volumes), une tête de chapitre et une lettrine originale, différente pour chaque volume (soit en tout quatre compositions), et enfin 20 magnifiques Hors-Texte couleurs qui prennent place tout au long de l'ouvrage ; quelques incidents en couverture, principalement aux dos (manque papier de 5mm2 au dos du premier volume, de même au dos du deuxième, pliures, déchirures sans manque), quelques traces brunies aux premier et quatrième plats des deux volumes, sans aucun impact sur la composition de Barbier, bon état général. Barbier George [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kora and Ka

      Dijon, France: Imprimerie Darantiere, 1934. One of 100 copies privately printed for the author's friends. This one signed on the title-page "H.D. / to / O.B." O.B. was Oswell Blakeston (pseud. of Henry Joseph Hasslacher, 1907-1985) who bacame a member of the staff of the Pool Group's magazine, "Close Up" to which Doolittle was a regular contributor. While there he became the protege of Kenneth Macpherson. Original off-white wrappers lettered in black, sewn binding, pp. [102]. Covers soiled, spine browned, otherwise a very good association copy. . INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. 12 Mo..

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        The Usual Star by H. D.

      [London, 1928]. "Printed by Imprimerie Darantiere at Dijon France M. CM. XXXIV" [1934]. "This edition of one hundred copies has been privately printed for the author's friends. No copies are for sale. [-]". - 5 3/4 inches x 7 5/8 in., blank page; half-title with the limitation statement on the reverse; title-page with the London 1928 date; title-page for "The Usual Star"; pp. [1]-[116] + the printer's colophon page; the title-page for the second piece: "Two Americans", is at p. [91]. Pp. [1]-[8] have been carefully opened, the rest of the pages are unopened. White paper wrappers with the title in black on the spine, and with the title and author on the front cover. The cover corners, edges show light wear, light tanning to cover edges. Contains two pieces: "The Usual Star" and "Two Americans". An exceptionally well-preserved copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Cinésias et Myrrhine. (Cinesias and Myrrhine.)

      New York: The Print Club,, 1934. Plate size: 22.2 x 15.3 cm. Sheet size: 28.3 x 38.2 cm. Etching and aquatint on Arches wove paper. Excellent condition. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with UV glass. Edition of 150. Signed lower left by Picasso, numbered lower right. Printed by Atelier Lacouriere, Paris. Issued as one of six prints from Aristophanes' Lysistrata portfolio.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Aventures de Tintin et Milou en Amérique. (1934 éditions Ogéo collection Albums Coeurs Vaillants)

      Ogéo / Collection des Albums Coeur Vaillants, Paris 1934 - Un album petit in-4 (19 x 27cm), dos toilé vert, plats illustrés, 125pp. (plats frottés et salis, mouillure en bordure du premier plat, coin supérieur externe ouvert sur le même, mors intérieurs fendus, cahiers déreliés, petit manque de papier angulaire sur la page de titre et sur les deux feuillets suivants mais sans atteinte au dessin ni au texte, petites déchirures aux bordures latérale et inférieure sur les 35 premières pages, restauration maladroite sur le bas des feuillets 15-16 et 17-18 mais sans manque, défaut d'impression à quatre pages, quelques traces de doigt). Dessins en noir et blanc de Hergé. Première édition française de Tintin en Amérique publiée deux ans après la version des Éditions du Petit " Vingtième " avec un dessin identique en couverture. En l'état. RARE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The President Vanishes (First Edition)

      New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, lightly worn at the top of the spine and is toned at the spine and edges of front panel. The author's anonymously published first mystery novel.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        LOOKING FORWARD. [with]: ON OUR WAY.

      Nw York: John Day, 1933, 1934. - 279,[1]; xiv,300,[1]pp. Original blue publisher's cloth, gilt. Light soiling to cloth of first title. Both jackets clipped at corners, some minor chipping and a few small tears. Both internally fresh and clean. Both with presentation inscription by the author on front flyleaf; bookplate on each front pastedown. Very good in a very good jacket, and near fine in a very good jacket. Housed together in a custom blue cloth slipcase, cloth chemise with leather label for each volume. First edition of each title, both inscribed to Frederick Holbein at Christmas by Roosevelt the year each was published. In LOOKING FORWARD, the President, newly inaugurated, reflects on the events leading to the Great Depression and the way forward out of the crisis; ON OUR WAY is the sequel volume, presenting Roosevelt's personal account of the first year of his administration and the ideals of the New Deal. LOOKING FORWARD is a fifth printing, while ON OUR WAY appears to be a first printing.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The History of the Scots Guards: From the Creation of the Regiment to the Eve of the Great War. 2 volumes. Limited Edition. Signed by Price Albert in Volume I

      London: Chatto & Windus. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Wrapper darkened and edge chipped. Covers sligtly discoloured and spines faded. Pencil annotations to verso of fep and to illustration list. Light foxing to title page. Fore edge untrimmed. Teg. 1934. Limited Edition 41/60. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover with bevelled edges. 260mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). xxii, 410pp; xi, 394pp. Plates and maps, some coloured including hand coloured plates by Lawson. Limited edition. Signed in volume I by Prince Albert as Colonel of the Regiment before he became King George VI. .

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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]

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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".

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        Vol. 24 of 29 Atlases of Insurance Maps for Queens. Flushing Heights & Jamaica

      Sanborn Map Company, New York 1934 - This volume includes Hillcrest and part of Jamaica Estates, Grand Central Parkway to the south and Horace Harding Expressway (Long Island Expressway) to the north. Also shown is Cedar Grove Cemetery (Mt. Hebron Cemetery) and a Queens neighborhood reference inset. 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 46 maps along with changes recorded on paste-on correction slips through 1974. Quarter leather binding with gilt title on front and spine. Original protective canvas cover in good condition. [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.

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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.

      Garden City, New York 1934 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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")

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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.

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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.

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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

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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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        Weizmann writes to Jewish National Fund founder Johann Kremenezky in Vienna

      Typed Letter Signed ìCh. Weizmannî in English, 1p, 8î x 10î. London, June 29, 1934. To Dr. Johann Kremenezky, Vienna. On Hebrew/English letterhead of ìThe Jewish Agency for Palestine / Central Bureau for the Settlement of German Jews / Chairman: Dr. Ch. Weizmann.î Light toning at mid-vertical fold. Fine condition. In full, ìEver so many thanks for your most kind note. I was much distressed to hear that you had been ill, and I do hope you are now on the way to complete recovery. You must take care not to overtax your strength, and must take things easily for a while. The portrait is a great pleasure and delight to me, and I thank you most heartily for sending it.î Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Johann Kremenezky (1850-1934) died on October 26, 1934, less than four months after Weizmann wrote this letter to an ill Kremenezky who he hoped was ìnow on the way to complete recovery.î At the Fifth Zionist Congress held in 1901 in Basle, Switzerland, on the recommendation of Kremenezky and Dr. Theodor Herzl, the President of the Congress, adopted a proposal to establish a Jewish fund, a Palestine land-purchasing agency of the Zionist World Organization. Kremenezky was Herzl's personal secretary and advisor. The aims of Keren Kayemet LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (JNF) were to acquire the soil of Palestine as national and inalienable property, to carry on drainage work on the land it has acquired, to carry on afforestation, to install in the settlements modern water-supply systems, and to give the soil, under a 49-year hereditary lease for cultivation, to settlers as individuals or as collective groups.

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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.

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        Lust for Life.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1934 - A marvellous pair of Stone's now-classic novel based on the life of Vincent van Gogh. Each volume is inscribed twice by Stone to Baltimore collector A.B. Hanson, Jr: the first, inscribed at Hanson's request in 1937 ("with the friendliest of feelings, to A.B. Hanson, Jr. of Baltimore, by Irving Stone, Hollywood, Feb. 23, 1937"), and with a letter to Hanson from Stone agreeing to autograph the book tipped in; then later: "Dear Hansons: My heartfelt thanks for your many kindnesses during my stay in Baltimore. You are even nicer than we had dared to hope. Irving. Jan 29, 1943." The advanced proof is first inscribed Jan 25, 1938: "Dear Aquilla B. Hanson, Friendships based on correspondence are sometimes the best of all. May ours last the full thirty years. Irving Stone"; then again later: "But friendships in the flesh are even better! Jan 29, 1943/" First edition and an Advance Proof Copy. 2 vols., 8vo. . The former in publisher's brown cloth, the latter in original printed wrappers, announcing publication for "Fall of 1934". The one a very good copy in dust jacket with a few internal cellotape repairs; the other fine, immaculate and crisp. The two housed in a custom quarter morocco slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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