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        JEUNE FILLE DE SAIPAN ET FLEURS D'HIBISCUS. 'MARIANES.' YOUNG GIRL OF SAIPAN AND

      - Japan 1934, Jacoulet. A single deluxe large print, sheet size ca. 35 x 46 cm.,print size ca. 30 x 39.5 cm., woodblock printed by hand on hand-made paper, carved by Yamagishi, printed by Ushibara. FIRST LIMITED & ONLY NUMBERED EDITION This being number 71 of 150 prints. * This is Jacoulet's FIRST print, and the print That launched his artistic career. It is also the first print in a projected flower series which included eight other prints. * The mica background is flawless & magnificent. Other printers who tried this delicate technique later saw this mica chip and flaked off. However, Jacoulet's master printer Ushibara expertly applied mica with such skill and produced a flawless example. * OUR COPY: Our copy is the FIRST PRINTING, of which 150 impressions were done, and is distinguished by the "two frown" lines found on the woman's forehead. Per Miles p.89, "this is omitted in the second edition." . This very RARE print is signed in pencil "Paul Jacoulet" then "Fan" sealed with his cinnabar chop [Hanko]. The paper is watermarked "PJ" in the lower left corner. Miles has also pointed out on p.128 that: "The South Seas prints were all created from sketches and paintings done between 1929 and 1936. Since many were lost because of World War II bombing of Tokyo, several of them are among the rarest & most desirable of all the artist's oeuvre." . Then Miles then cites a list of these "most desirable" prints, and begins with this print as number one on that list ! See Miles below. *** CONDITION: There is a bit of toning to the margin, otherwise, a flawless example. The sparkle of the crushed mica is truly beautiful and represents a high-water mark in Japanese woodblock hand-printing technique. Truly lovely as the day it was published. Framed and glazed. We have posted two color photos of this to our home page: the first under "cover" is a digital photo of this print; the second is the color frontispiece from Miles under "illustration 1." * A copy recently sold at auction for $1800. * REFERENCE: R. Miles; THE PRINTS OF PAUL JACOULET, illustrated as the color frontispiece and again on p.41, as item number 1, descriptive text on p.89. . Per Miles: "Jacoulet's first print was made from his favorite South Seas watercolor. The original depicted a far more worn and prematurely aged creature than did either of the editions. The paler coloring and introspective expression of the first impression gave way to crisper, brighter colors under Jacoulet's direct supervision. There is a rich silver mica background." ***

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        "Excelsior". Being and Inadequate Description of the Upper Yangtze.

      Shanghai, North-China Daily News & Herald Ltd., 1934. Small 8vo. Original blue cloth, front cover lettered in gilt, map endpapers; pp. 50, frontispiece and illustrations after photographs in the text; one corner of the upper cover scuffed; apart from a few minor spots, internally very good. First edition of this anonymously published Yangtze book, 'dedicated to those who served with him [the author] on the Upper River 1926-1928 and 1932-1934' (title-page). The foreword opens 'The following notes on the Upper Yangtze have been put together with a view of giving the Ship's Companies of Gunboats some idea of the many points of interest which are met with on the trip from I-Ching to Chungking'.

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        Rasputin

      EDIZIONI AURORA, MILANO 1934 - ITALIANO Legatura con coperta morbida figurata con titoli al piatto e al dorso, con evidenti strappi e mancanze soprattutto al dorso e al piatto anteriore. Tagli e pagine (in particolare ai margini) bruniti con lieve fioritura. Testo completo e leggibile.

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        YAMATO-E MONYO SHUN KA SHU JU: JAPANESE DESIGNS OF SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN & WINT

      - [Kyoto 1934, Uchida]. Stiff board covers, folio 30.5 x 42.5 cm., 10 fine color woodcut color prints tipped in, pristine condition prints, cover edges worn, else a very nice solid copy of a rare book. FIRST & ONLY OBSCURE EDITION A STUNNING WOODBLOCK PRINTED "ART DECO" "AVANT-GARDE" ALBUM . . A folio sized large color-printed woodblock accordion folded album with ten stunning "Art Deco" Japanese prints with creative and skilled composition and fantastic color use, reflecting the "Avant-Garde" movement. . . *** CONTENTS: . Title page in Japanese listing ten print titles. Each print is lightly tipped in to the album at the top edge, each 21 x 31.7 cm. . Each woodblock print is printed in stunning polychrome or multi-colors. Each is a masterpiece work, with excellent registry and color, each is flawless, no issues. . THE WOODCUT PRINTS: . 1. Depicts a bird with cherry blossoms and Yanagi [weeping willow] tree. . 2. Shows a large paulownia floral Mon on a grand-size textile partition, indicating the Imperial family home, with white pear blossoming tree. . 3. A stunning iris with bamboo lattice, colorful flowers and leaves. . 4. Illustrates a pair of water-foul in the river, with a double cherry blossom on the shore and three rocks, gentle flowing wave patterns. . 5. Two bamboo stalks and a new bamboo shoot, eight bamboo leaves in purple, red and green. Fascinating composition. . 6. A stunning scene showing a blue butterfly hovering over a wheat-like flower head, with red and green leaves, with a pale yellow flower in bloom. There is some crushed mica used to pattern of the wind in the background, flowing behind the flowers and butterfly. The use of mica is the most difficult and complicated form of woodblock printing ever used in Japan. It is a special technique, involving the use of mica crushed into a "glittering" ink-like color, reflecting silver color. Indicative of a master artist and superb block printer at his best. Seldom used technique due to its high level of application difficulty. . 7. An owl in a cypress tree, with black and white trunk and leaves. The owl has brown outer feathers, pale crème chest feathers with a blue-black beak and large eyes with gray outline. The background in a diagonal purple within a gray sky, impressive image and composition. . 8. Weeping willow sprig in the foreground, a traditional Japanese bridge with its red-lacquer posts and rail, topped with a bronze miniature Buddhist pagoda. In the background are two round bamboo baskets, each a different color: foremost is gold with gray background, the second is purple, both sit before a powerful indigo-blue "V" shaped background, with a pale blue-silver second background from the upper left corner progressing through the left half of the image to the lower right corner. A stunning composition and creative use of color. . 9. Two Peony flowers, one in white the other in crimson, with black leaves, against a green-covered mountain with oxidized copper-ochre background. Behind the two mountains are two very tall and jagged mountains with two streams of clouds in brilliant white moving half-way across the sheet. Yet another stunning composition and imaginative and very creative use of color and forms. . 10. Pink flowers with tiny white stamens on a dark brown twig, the background is a blue ocean with lovely wave-patterns in silver, behind which is a green mountain, and a silver background, again special and skillful use of crushed mica to indicate the sea spray rising from the ocean waves. The foreground has pale brown, beige and cream with silver grass and twigs in a delicate pattern. Beautifully executed composition and creative use of color . Please view the images posted to our website for this gem. *** This is a stunning example of some of Japan's best "Art Deco" and "Avant-Garde" work of the period. . *** CONDITION: The front album cover is woodblock-printed paper, with a purple floral pattern and black Sumi-ink Kanji titles. The back cover is cover

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        An Account of the Construction in the Years 1932 to 1934 of the Pipe-Line of the Iraq Petroleum Company Limited. From its Oilfield in the Vicinity of Kirkuk, Iraq to the Mediterranean Ports of Haifa (Palestine) and Tripoli (Lebanon).

      [ London, St. Clements Press, October, 1934]. Folio. Original publisher's petrol blue quarter leather over boards, spine lettered in gilt and with two panels blocked in gilt on front cover; pp. xvii, colour printing on p. 89, 125, folding plan, folding map, numerous superb illustrations in the text, wear to extremities of the binding and a little marked; one or two light spots only, otherwise very good. First edition of this very rare and stunningly produced in-house publication documenting the Herculean work undertaken to get oil from Kurdish Iraq closer to Europe.

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        Claudius the God and his wife Messalina [and:] Count Belisarius.

      London: Arthur Barker, and Cassell,, 1934 & 1938. The troublesome reign of Tiberius Claudius Cæsar, Emperor of the Romans (born B.C. 10, died A.D. 54), as described by himself; also his murder at the hands of the notorious Agrippina (mother of the Emperor Nero) and his subsequent deification, as described by others. 2 works, octavo. Original black cloth, titles gilt to spine, bottom edge untrimmed, yellow endpapers; [and] original green cloth, titles and decoration gilt to spine, top edge red. With the dust jackets. With 2 folding genealogical tables and 5 maps. Spines gently rolled, minor rubbing to extremities, light foxing to edges; very good, bright copies in the jackets with lightly browned spines and nicks to extremities, a small chip to head of spine of Count Belisarius. First editions, first impressions, of Grave's best-selling historical novels. The first in the series, I, Claudius, won the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes, and together with Claudius the God was made into a critically acclaimed television miniseries starring Derek Jacobi in 1976.

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        Tri prema jedan za poeziju. [Drei zu Eins für die Poesie]. Mit 8 montierten Bildtafeln nach Zeichnungen von Aleksandar Kumrić

      KUMRIĆ, Aleksandar [Illustr.]: Tri prema jedan za poeziju. [Drei zu Eins für die Poesie]. Nenad Mitrov. Mladen Leskovac. Žarko Vasiljević. Dušan Mikić. Mit 8 montierten Bildtafeln nach Zeichnungen von Aleksandar Kumrić. Novi Sad: Slavija (Urania) 1934. Gr.-8°. 86 [2] S. Originaler Umschlag aus Maschinbütten mit kalligraf. Umschlagtitel in rot. Erstausgabe dieser Anthologie moderner Lyrik und Prosa aus der Vojvodina, mit eindrucksvollen, teils surrealistischen Illustrationen nach Zeichnungen des Malers, Zeichners und Grafikers Aleksandar Kumrić (1898-1983), der in seinen Studienjahren an der Belgrader Kunstschule (1925-29) offenbar unter den Einfluss der beiden Belgrader surrealistischen Gruppen um Marko Ristić bzw. Zvezdan Vujadinović geriet, die v.a. in Kunst- und Literaturkreisen mit Zeitschriften wie »Svedocanstva« (Zeitzeugenschaft, 1924/25) und »50 u Evropi« (50 in Europa, 1928-33) und mit illustrierten Gedichtbänden wie »Javna Ptica« (Der öffentliche Vogel) von Milan Dedinac für Furore sorgten. Umschlagränder teils mit leichten Einrissen (weil überhängig), Einrisse an der oberen und unteren Kapitale des Rückens mit Japanpapier unterlegt und konsolidiert, Titelblatt und zwei weitere Seiten mit Besitzerstempel, Titelblatt zusätzlich mit Namenszug des Besitzer, Vortitelblatt mit handschriftlicher Inventarnummer, Papier altersbedingt geringfügig gebräunt, sonst solides Exemplar. Vloemans 129, 225; http://www.pavle-beljanski.museum/prikaz-autora-pojedinacan.php?autor=15 (zu Kumrić; Aufruf am 22.2.2015).

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        Marlborough His Life and Times

      London: George G. Harrap, 1934, 1934. NEW EDITION REVISED. 4 vols., 9-3/8" x 6-5/8", illustrated. Bound in the publisher's deluxe binding of 1/2 blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt. Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, spines slightly uneven in color, overall still a VERY GOOD set.

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        Journey Downstairs.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1934. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in orange. With the dust jacket. Spine-ends and upper outer corner of front board very lightly bumped. An excellent copy in the dust jacket very slightly creased at the head of the spine. First edition, first impression of the author's first novel, the publisher's retained copy with their ink-stamp to the front pastedown and dust-jacket front panel. R. Philmore was the pseudonym of Herbert Edmund Howard (1900-63), and his protagonist, an amateur detective named C. J. Swan, was reputedly based on his close friend C. P. Snow. Scarce in this condition with the dust jacket.

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        CHINA AS SHE IS: A Comprehensive Album 1934.

      - Shanghai 1934, Liang You Pub. Grey cloth, 474p., oversize, statistical fold-out charts, profusely illustrated in color & b.w. photos, full text in English & Chinese, beautifully bound, gold stamped, 9 fold out charts,top gilt, sharp copy! *** *** *** . . . A MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF CHINA . . . PRE-1937 JAPANESE DESTRUCTION OF ANCIENT CHINA: . . This stunning work was done just two and a half years prior to Japanese systematic destruction of ancient China. . This is a major resource on all provinces of China, with a chapter on each, showing products, photographs of the sights and useful description of the art manufactures & art works, natural & historic beauty, many fold out statistical charts, a fabulous guide to the "real" China. By and large, the most comprehensive single photographic resource on the whole country ever done just before the Sino-Japanese war of 1937. . A SCARCE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD ! This is an important photographic record of China prior to the mass destruction of coastal & interior Chinese cities by the Japanese. A substantial part of ancient China was permanently damaged and destroyed from 1937-1945. In that regard, we believe this is an important and historic photographic record of old China, as it has looked for centu ies. . *** THE CONTENTS: Per the foreword as written by the publishers: "We seek to present in the following pages a valuable collection of materials illustrative of the widely divergent aspects of Chinese life and manners and conducive to a sound understanding of the Middle Kingdom." . This book is arranged by province order, some 20 in all. In addition, a separate matching chapter on Manchuria, Sinkiang, Jehol, Chahar, Suiyan, Sikiang, Tibet & Mongolia is at the end. . Each chapter begins with a color photo of a famous place, followed by full description of the area, its mountains, rivers and physical features, main cities, capital, important buildings, famous and scenic spots, gardens, pagodas, temples, and lavishly illustrated with many b.w. photographs. . *** THE PHOTOGRAPHER: YUAN-HENG CHANG: . Beautifully photographed in b.w. by the eminent Chinese veteran photographer Mr. Yuan-Heng Chang. He was also associated in Shanghai with Liang Yu Publishing Co., as an editor. During his sojourn he traveled extensively throughout China contributing his photographs to this work as well as CHINA TODAY, CHINA'S SCENIC BEAUTY, CHINA'S SCULPTURAL BEAUTY and CHINA'S ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTY. Later he became the publisher and editor-in-chief of Liang Yu Hua Pao [Young Companion]. In 1948 Chang moved to Hong Kong. . Other photographs by T.S. Leung, P. Auyoung & W. Szeto. . *** FOLDING APPENDICES: This work contains 10 folding charts [maps] at the rear of the text. Such things as population count; count of foreign population; list of roads, railroads, trams, freight cars, trucks, buses, bicycles, cars and other modes of transportation, road mileage; list of rivers, distance; telegraph service to each province; educational statistics, number and location of schools; list of natural products, production, agricultural products by city and type of product; comparison of China's product production vs. foreign production. Excellent statistical study of the perio . . *** QUAINT ADVERTS: There are a number of period "quaint" advertisements at the rear several with both English & Chinese texts. The adverts promote Chinese-American publications, photo engraving [with English & Chinese], Sincere Company, with its 47 branches, New Asia Hotel, dental cream, cigarettes, steamship company, jewelers, wall paper, furnishings, and many others. Some with lovely photographs. . *** SIZE: This book is a large folio, 22 x 33 cm., and ca. 5.5 cm. thick, it weighs about 4kg. . *** LARGE AND HEAVY ITEM: This is a large and heavy item, appropriate insurance or registry, packing & shipping apply. . ***

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        SEMIRAMIS

      - Paris, Édition Gallimard-NRF, 1934. Relié 25x32.5 cm, [5] ff., 54-[4] pp. Édition originale tirée à 2270 exemplaires. Un des 2230 sur papier d'alfa navarre (no. 901). Reliure en chagrin bleu sombre. Titre et auteur en lettres dorées sur le dos. Ouvrage en très bon état, reliure très légèrement frottée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        IL MATERIALISMO CRITICO

      ROMA: CASA DEL LIBRO, 1934. BROSSURA. BUONO. 13 20. USATO

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        Fuji-Yama and other Poems.

      London: The Eastern Press, Ltd.,, [1934]. Transcribed from the Chinese and Japanese Originals. Duodecimo. Original green cloth, gilt titles to spine and front, top edge gilt. Spine tanned, chip from the cloth at head, some other light wear and mottling to the cloth, internally sound and clean, a good copy. First and only edition, presentation copy from the author to H. G. Wells, inscribed on the half-title, "To H. G. Wells, In friendship and admiration, Gonnoské Komai." The author was a Japanese poet living in London between the wars, who also published Dream from China and Japan (1918) and Fuji from Hampstead Heath (1925). This book is one of several from the library of H. G. Wells that were sent to his illegitimate daughter Anna-Jane Kennard (1909-2010), the product of his 1908-9 extramarital affair with feminist author Amber Reeves (1887-1981). Well's novel Ann Veronica (1909) is based on his affair with Reeves. Kennard did not know the true identity of her father throughout her childhood and adolescence, but eventually they met. On 6 March 1931 Wells wrote to his daughter: "My dear, I think that you and I have to come to perfectly frank dealings with each other: let us clear up the situation. For 19 years I have been doing my best to ignore your existence because of various humiliating and baffling things that occurred when you were born. Now I have met you, I love you very much." Later, during the Second World War, as a fitting gesture recognising their connection, Wells sent to his daughter, then living in her mother's native New Zealand, several boxes of books from his library. This copy has her pencil ownership inscription "A. Kennard" to the front free endpaper. The book is quite scarce, with only three copies listed in British institutions, and none in the British Library.

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        Fachzeitung der gesamten Uniformen-, Effekten-, Fahnen-, Paramenten-, Orden- und Ehrenzeichenbranche für Heer, Marine, Wehr- und Sportverbände,

       1934. 1. Jahrgang 1934, Folge 1 (mehr nicht erschienen), 12 Seiten, 2. Jahrgang 1935, Folge 1 - 12 (komplett), jede Folge 16 Seiten, 3. Jahrgang 1936, Folge 1 - 21, 336 Seiten,4. Jahrgang 1937, Folge 1 - 24, 384 Seiten, 5. Jahrgang 1938, Folge 1 - 24, 384 Seiten, 6. Jahrgang 1939, Folge 1 - 24, 331 Seiten,7. Jahrgang 1940, Folge 1 - 24, 200 Seiten, 8. Jahrgang 1941, Folge 3 - 24, 256 Seiten, 9. Jahrgang 1942, Folge 1 - 24, 192 Seiten, 10. Jahrgang 1943, Folge 1 - 6, 48 Seiten,Zusammenlegung der Zeitschriften Uniformen-Markt und Schwert und Spaten zur Uniformen-Zeitung.1. Jahrgang 1943, Heft 1/2 - 12, jede Folge 17 Seiten, 2. Jahrgang 1945, Heft 1 - 2, jede Folge 17 Seiten, 12 FOTOKOPIERTE Jahrgänge in 8 Bänden in einheitlichen Einbänden gebunden, Zustand 2 (R102A) (komplett) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        El Libro de Oro de la Patria. Pais Vasco

      La Editorial Gurea, San Sebastián 1934 - Artes Plásticas en el País Vasco. Encuadernación de lujo en plena piel con ribete de cuero, escudo en tela, leves roces, formato folio. 111 folio sin paginar. profusamente ilustrada, 4 grabados al aguafuerte. Texto en castellano, euskera y francés. 2 láminas con pequeñas restauraciones en margenes. Buen estado general de la obra [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Juden sehen Dich an Bitte beachten Sie Nr. 9 unserer AGB (Druckwerke aus totalitären Staaten / §§ 86 und 130 StGB, Jugendschutzgesetz)!

      Berlin-Schöneberg, NS.-Druck und Verlag, um 1934. (noch zu Nr. 25501:) \". . . Dr. Erwin Piscator, bolschewistischer Kunstjude, raffinierter Veranstalter zersetzender Theaterstücke. Zum Schluss Pleite / Professor Reinhard (eigentlich Judith Goldmann) beherrschte zeitweilig als Theater-Hohepriester nicht weniger als vier Theater in Berlin, nämlich die Komödie, die Kammerspiele, das Berliner Theater und das Theater am Kurfürstendamm. Getaugt haben sie unter ihm alle nichts. Seine minderwertige und sinnlose Kunst wurde von der jüdischen Presse mit Leidenschaft im Volke aufgerichtet / Charlie Chaplin. Dieser ebenso langweilige wie widerwärtige kleine Zappeljude wurde vom \"Israelitischen Familienblatt\" in folgender Weise verherrlicht: \"Aber C.C., der den ewigen Krieg des Geistes gegen die Gewalt, das Recht der Armen (!) immer wieder - alle Welt erschütternd (?) - darstellt, ist der Mythos unserer Zeit geworden\". Diese Zeit ist gewesen / Ernst Toller. Beteiligt an der blutigen Bolschewistenherrschaft in München, schlechter Dichter und feige. Konnte nach der Machtergreifung durch Adolf Hitler rechtzeitig eingesperrt werden / Siegfried Arno. Das Ponim ist durchaus echt. Spielte jüdische Rollen, in denen der Jude als harmlos, komisch und liebenswürdig dargestellt wurde, um so das Rasseempfinden des deutschen Volkes einzuschläfern / Elisabeth Bergner. Von der jüdischen Filmindustrie hochgelobter Star, über deren menschliche Garstigkeit und Herrschsucht im Kreise ihrer Kolleginnen nur eine Stimme ist / Ministerialrat Gerstenberg. Verjüdelte erfolgreich das Musikleben in Preußen, schützte überall Juden und Marxisten und wurde verdientermaßen abserviert / James Klein. Seine Revuen, die er unterhielt, stellen das Unglaublichste an Sittenlosigkeit dar, das die Welt je gesehen hat. Die unglücklichen Mädchen, die bei ihm auftraten, waren Freiwild für jüdische Lebemänner. Endlich machten die James Klein- Bühnen Pleite / Alfred Kerr, richtig Jud Kempner. Kritiker des \"Berliner Tagblatts\", verhöhnte schmutzig das deutsche Volk und log gegen Adolf Hitler. Nach Paris geflohen / . .. Rummel mit jüdischen Stars, wie die Elisabeth Bergner, Gitta Alpar und ähnlichen Judenkallen entfesselte, der die deutsche Filmkunst ruinierte. Verjudet waren auch Rundfunk und Kritik bis zu dem Grade, daß jahrelang nur Juden, Marxisten und ihre Freunde im Rundfunk zu Wort kamen, während die deutsche Kunst ausgeschaltet war\", usw. - Mit weiteren zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: \"Es genügt nicht, sich die Juden anzusehen, die uns all die letzten Jahre politisch, geistig und wirtschaftlich beherrscht haben. Das deutsche Volk muss vor allem auf der Wacht stehen, daß eine Judenherrschaft nicht wiederkommt. In strenger Disziplin und Gesetzlichkeit ist dafür zu sorgen, daß Deutschland nun auch den Deutschen gehört. Zwei Rassen, zwei Völker, zwei Seelen können nicht ein Land besitzen - darum war der Kampf des Deutschtums unter Adolf Hitler gegen die jüdische Überfremdung eine geschichtliche Notwendigkeit. Nachdem der Jude um uns im deutschen Lande nunmehr besiegt ist, erwächst die noch größere Aufgabe, ihn auch in uns zu beseitigen und dem arteigenen deutschen Seelenturm überall, in Schule und Gesellschaft, Volksleben und in der Kunst zum Durchbruch zu verhelfen. Wir haben nicht nur gegen das Judentum gekämpft, sondern wir haben für das Deutschtum gekämpft. Dieser Kampf ist noch nicht zu Ende. Der Kampf geht weiter! Heil Hitler!\" - Auch Konrad Adenauer und Matthias Erzberger sind in dieser Juden-Galerie mit aufgeführt. - Nationalsozialistische Judenbekämpfung, Adolf Hitler als Zielscheibe jüdischer Lügen, Zappeljude Charles Chaplin, jüdische Wirtschaftskriminalität der Weimarer Republik, Juden als Wirtschaftskriminelle größten Ausmaßes, jüdische Kulturzersetzer in deutschen Landen, Zersetzung und Verjudung deutschen Kulturlebens, illustrierte Bücher, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Kampf des Deutschtums unter Adolf Hitler gegen jüdische Überfremdung, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Versand D: 5,90 EUR Nationalsozialistische Judenbekämpfung, Adolf Hitler als Zielscheibe jüdischer Lügen, Zappeljude Charles Chaplin, jüdische Wirtschaftskriminalität der Weimarer Republik, Juden als Wirtschaftskriminelle größten Ausmaßes, jüdische Kulturzersetzer in deutschen Landen, Zersetzung und Verjudung deutschen Kulturlebens, illustrierte Bücher, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Kampf des Deutschtums unter Adolf Hitler gegen jüdische Überfremdung, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Nr. 3, 15. Jahrgang.

      [1934]. 1934 - 1 Bl. Fol. Im Zeitraum von 1929 bis 1932 zwischenzeitlich als Ersatzblatt für das verbotene KPD-Zentralorgan Rote Fahne klandestin hergestellte und vertriebene Zeitung der KPD. - Erschienenes Exemplar nach der Machtübertragung an die Nazis! - Mit dem Aufmacher ?Nieder mit der Regierung der Hitler, Papen und Hugenberg!? Darin heißt es: ?Verderblich und verhängnisvoll jede Illusion, schändlich das Betrugsmanöver der SPD-Führer, als handele es sich um eine ?parlamentarische Regierung? wie jede andere.? In dem Artikel ?Massensturm gegen Hindenburg, Papen, Hitler, Hugenberg!? werden Proteste seitens KPD naher Kreise in verschiedenen Regionen des Reiches aufgeführt. Rückseite mit dem Beitrag ?Illegaler Massenkampf? Warnend heißt es: ?In Zeiten der Illegalität werden unsere Klassenfeinde besonders bemüht sein, Spitzel und Achtgroschenjungen in revolutionäre Arbeiterorganisationen zu schicken. Darum heißt es jetzt, bei Aufnahmen für diese Organisationen doppelt vorsichtig sein.? In einer weiteren Passage werden die Kampfgenossen eindringlich aufgefordert keine Aussagen gegenüber der Polizei oder Kriminalpolizei zu tätigen und keine Vernehmungsprotokolle zu unterschreiben. - Titelseite mit dem Bibliotheksstempel des Reichsgerichts während des NS und mit der handschriftl. Notiz, dass die ?ganze Auflage? in der ?Buchdruckerei Drubel? in nordhessischen ?Kassel? im ?Februar 1933? ?beschlagnahmt? wurde. Expl. am Falz verstärkt und mit minimalen Kleberesten. - Extrem rar, lt. DNB letzte nachweisbare Ausgabe der ?Roten Sturmfahne?! - Seywald 886. 1050 gr.

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        Sermon on the Mount

      Church of the Healing Christ, Biltmore Hotel-New York 1934 - Hardcover with lightly spotted and bumped blue boards in good condition, gold title in a square box on the book covers face, and barely legible gold title on spine. Tight and square binding. A rare first appearance offering of Emmet Fox's most popular title with millions of copies in print by numerous publishers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TOMBS OF OLD LO-YANG: A Record of the Construction and Contents of a Group of Ro

      - Shanghai 1934, Kelly. Brown cloth, 177p., large folio,187 bw & color plates, 18 b.w. photos, 1 map, index, 5 other illu- strations, 20 x 29 cm., bright clean, solid copy. FIRST ED. AUTHOR'S SIGNED PRESENTATION-LIMITED EDITION 500 COPIES * A superb monograph on the ancient burial site with lucid essays by this meticulous sinologist-scholar. Comparisons are made with finds at Hsin-cheng, Lo-lang & Han tombs. Covering such artifacts as leopard, tiger, glass objects, beads, lacquer inlays, bronze bells, enamels & horse pits, outlines of horse & chariot trappings, tomb furniture, important jades, weapons, implements, a variety of bronzes, etc. A well illustrated scholarly & comprehensive work. * SUBTITLE: cont. Probably Dating 550 B.C. Bishop White's monograph is a very scholarly and reliable study. He was the main benefactor for the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada. This work has always been his R A R E S T of all the books he authored. A major contribution to the study of early tomb art & archaeology. ALWAYS R A R E ! * ***FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 500 COPIES This copy is unnumbered, i.e. "out of sequence" as issued, most likely a personal copy of the author, which he signed and presented to a colleague or friend. ***

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        The Devil Rides Out.

      Hutchinson, 1934. 8vo., original cloth with dust wrapper. Jacket exceptionally bright, with some small chips along the top edge, affecting just a few of the top edges of the letters in the author's last name. With a remnant of the original "Crime Book-Society Selection" band, and a small sticker for the Book Guild affixed to the front panel, as issued. Preserved in three quarter leather clamshell box, with a rounded spine, raised bands, gilt titling and rules. First UK Edition. Inscribed by the author to actor Christopher Lee on the title page: "For Christopher Lee / Who gave such a magnificent performance as Richleau in the film of the story / from Dennis." Laid in is a one-page typed letter from Wheatley to Christopher Lee, on the author's own stationary, some 130 words. From the estate of Christopher Lee, with full provenance available. As great an association as can be imagined, between the author and the horror icon who brought that author's 1934 novel to life 30 years after it was written. Wheatley's novel is considered to be the best novel of supernatural fiction, and its 1968 film version, adapted by Richard Matheson and directed by Terence Fisher, one of the best supernatural thrillers of Hammer Films' golden age, a decade bursting with novels in that genre. The novel is set in London of the 1920s, where two friends, the recurring Wheatley character the Duke de Richleau (Christopher Lee) and Rex (Leon Greene) go to the home of their good friend and end up interrupting the meeting of a Satanic cult. The Duc, an expert on the occult, spends the remainder of the novel protecting his friends from cult followers and going head-to-head with the Angel of Death. In an October 26, 1967 letter to his fan club president, Gloria Lillibridge, Lee notes: "Author Dennis Wheatley came to see us on the set and told me that he was delighted with the way in which we were making his story...I have high hopes of this film, as it will prove, once and for all, that I can be accepted in a completely normal role" (Johnson, Tom, et al. The Christopher Lee Filmography: All Theatrical Releases, 1948-2003 US. The role of Duc proved to be a defining one for Lee, and from the tone of Wheatley's inscription, his admiration for the actor is quite clear. As late as 2015, Lee was rumored to have a huge interest in the occult, and an enormous private library on the subject; Lee relayed the following to an interviewer: "I don't have a huge collection. Somebody wrote I had twenty thousand books (laughter). I would have to live in a bath (extended laughter). I have maybe four or five...I have "The Devil Rides Out," first edition, signed to me by Dennis Wheatley."

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        Doctor Jaz, The Adventures of a Woman Doctor [INSCRIBED]

      Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd London [1934] - First Edition. No date, but possibly published in the same year as the inscription. An extremely scarce novel concerning a woman's journey from medical school, through the years of the First World War to her position at a mental hospital. This copy inscribed in 1934 'with the author's love'. Very Good, some short cloth splits at spine edges, in Very Good fragile dustjacket, small abrasion at rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        18 Poems

      First Edition, Second Issue of this, Thomas's first publication. A very nice clean copy, held in a clear glassine cover. The book is held in a black slipcase. Previous owner's bookplate to the inside board. Of the 500 sheets printed, 250 we initially issued, and the second half were issued with a rounded spine, and advertisement for Parton Press publications to the front.

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        Das Deutsche Fuhrerlexikon 1934/ 1935 (The German Fuhrer lexicon Nazi Germany)

      Verlagsanstalt Otto Stollberg, 1934. Hardback.. Very good condition.. B&W Photographs. Slight dampstaining to bottom edge of text block and along hinge of first few pages. Light wear to extremities. Hinge split at title page. Spine gilt rubbed. Text in German. The German leader lexicon 1934/1935 . " Following a series of political events we have corrected the already completed tape taking into account the operations until August 2 d . J. in all important information. " The publisher . [ This refers to the so-called . Putsch . With black and white full-page portraits of Paul von Hindenburg and Adolf Hitler and numerous portraits of individuals in the text ] . ,

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        Tropic of Cancer

      The Obelisk Press 1934 - First edition, first printing of the author's first published book. An association copy, signed by Henry Miller one month after publication, inscribed "To Norman Douglas from a faithful admirer of his works / Henry V. Miller 10/3/34 / 18 Villa Seurat (XIV) Paris." Bound in contemporary or near-contemporary patterned stamped paper-covered boards with gilt stamped leather title label to spine, housed in red custom chemise slipcase. Front wrap with crab image bound in at front, text block slightly trimmed, and Douglas' ownership stamp to front paste down. Toning to spine and hairline cracks to outer joints. A taboo-breaking predecessor to Miller, Norman Douglas is most often remembered for his novel, South Wind, as well as for his scandalous limericks, which Obelisk reprinted. An exceptionally scarce copy of the first appearance of Miller's legendary novel, signed at his home at the Villa Seurat one month after publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        American & Alfred Stieglitz. A Collective Portrait.

      New York: The Literary Guild,, 1934. Edited by Waldo Frank, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Norman, Paul Rosenfeld & Harold Rugg. With 120 illustrations. Octavo. Original black criss-cross grain cloth, titles reversed out of silver ground to spine, monogram blocked in blind to front cover, top edge black. With the dust jacket. With 120 black and white illustrations. Slight bumps to spine ends, wear to extremities, a very good copy in the expertly restored price clipped jacket with creasing, and chipping with minor loss to extremities. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, "For Jack McTurner, in appreciation of all his kindness to us. Alfred Stieglitz, An American Place, Nov. 15 - 1940"; additionally inscribed by one of the contributors, and Stieglitz's lover, Dorothy Norman: "I am glad that you are to have this best 'of Stieglitz' - as I am glad that it exists in the world. I will be glad too if it gives Stieglitz to you in even more manifestations than at 1710. Dorothy Norman". It is uncommon to encounter this work with a double inscription; three signed copies have been traced at auction, all bearing Stieglitz's signature only.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La course du fou

      First edition of the French translation, one of the 75 copys numbered on pure vellum wire only leading copies. Nice copy. A. Fayard & Cie Paris 1934 14,5x23cm broché

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        Poesía Española. Antología (Contemporáneos)

      - 1934 Signo, Madrid 2a ed. 600 p. 25x17 cm. Enc. tela sin sobr. con dedicatoria manuscrita del autor al poeta Ricardo Permanyer.

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        The Thin Man

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934.. [Crime classic]. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.[x]; 260; [2], blank. Publisher's light green cloth blocked in red and blue with backgammon motif to spine, theatrical mask device to upper, top edge tinted burgundy. Some inevitable fading to the fugitive pale green pigment, trivial handling, small nick to edge of p.118. Overall a crisp, clean, near fine copy without the scarce dust-wrapper.

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        Abstraction création art non figuratif 3

      Abstraction création (Imprimerie de Montmartre), Paris 1934 - Illustrated throughout. First edition. In publisher's typographic wrappers, printed in green. 52 p. The third issue of Abstraction création art non figuratif, the publication of the Abstraction-Création group founded by Theo van Doesburg together with Etienne Beöthy, Auguste Herbin, Jean Hélion, Jean (Hans) Arp, Léon Arthur Tutundjian, Georges Vantongerloo Frantisek Kupka. Other members of the group included Alexander Calder, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Robert Delaunay, Sonia Delaunay-Terk, Antoine Pevsner, Naum Gabo, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Friedrich Vordemberge-Gildewart and Kurt Schwitters. A light stain to the front panel. Few leaves dog-eared. Two leaves with small loss at lower corner, that only affects the margin. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's typographic wrappers, printed in green [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA.

      New York:: Harcourt, Brace and Co.,. (1934).. First edition. His first book, considered one of his best and most successful. On a number of best-of lists of major works of the last century, including the Time Top 100. A bright, near fine copy with erratum slip tipped in, as called for. In first-issue dust jacket with "Recent Fiction" on back (versus reviews). The jacket shows the slightest aging and minor wear but is still near fine and scarce in this condition. Bruccoli A2.1.a .

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        Robinson Jeffers: The Man and His Work

      Primavera Press, Los Angeles 1934 - Hardcover, large octavo in light brown cloth with white printed paper spine label, publisher's clipped dust-jacket, housed in custom hard red cloth slipcase with roan spine label lettered in gold. 215 pages, Index. Foreword by Robinson Jeffers. Decorations by Rockwell Kent. Designed and printed by Ward Ritchie. First edition, first issue, 1 of 750 published. A unique and highly collectible copy. Although not called for, this copy signed and inscribed by Robinson Jeffers at front Jeffers photograph (Carmel, 1935); signed and inscribed to Mel Smith by publisher Ward Ritchie at colophon; signed and inscribed by Primavera Press by Jake Zeitlin on title page; signed and inscribed to Mel Smith by author Lawrence Clark Powell on title page. Small book label from Lilienthal, San Francisco on rear paste-down. Unused "Bookfellows" label / bookmark laid-in. Also laid-in is the original Primavera Press prospectus for the book. A fine copy in a near fine dust-jacket and fine slipcase. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lysistrata. A New Version by Gilbert Seldes. With a Special Introduction by Mr. Seldes and Illustrations by Pablo Picasso

      New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1934. Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Chemise. Slipcase. . Fine. No. 953 of 1,500 copies signed by Picasso and containing 4to. 30 by 24 cm. 117, [1] pp. Six original etchings by Picasso, printed by hand. With original glassine jacket, quite well preserved, slight wear along edges and one inch long closed tear on lower edge fold and one inch inward from there. Blue chemise has faded, or turned faintly greenish, along side with title. Slipcase has remnant marking of tape repair, one inch on one side, two, on the other. Still well preserved and we can very comfortably describe it as in very good condition, without excepting this here minor blemish. This is overall a beautiful copy of arguably the most significant work produced by The Limited Editions Club. This copy was owned by a single family until now, and they cleared treated the book with great reverence, as the book betrays really no sign of use.

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        Seven Gothic Tales [Out of Africa]

      London: Putnam, 1934. The uncommon First British Edition of Isak Dinesen's first book. Thick 8vo: [6],522pp, with full-color frontispiece (repeating dust jacket design) by Rex Whistler. Publisher's cinnamon colored cloth, spine lettered in gilt; illustrated dust jacket, priced 7s / 6d. About Fine (spine ends bumped, top edge slightly dust soiled); about Fine jacket (spine panel lightly toned). A scarce survival. Blixen's first book, published first in the United States under the pseudonym Isak Dinesen. These intricate and imaginative tales, all set in the nineteenth century, won wide acclaim in America and soon appeared in this edition in Britain and then in Denmark (as Syv fantastiske fortællinger). "Since her pseudonym was quickly penetrated, she published under her own name in every country, except the United States, where 'Isak Dinesen' swiftly became a valuable brand. Among the main stylistic influences on Blixen's tales can be counted the English gothic novel, German Romanticism, Boccacio's Decameron, and The Arabian Nights. When asked why she set her tales over a hundred years in the past, Blixen responded that the past could be more easily recompounded in her imagination, and she would not be forced to resort to realism. " (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        The Negro Professional Man and the Community with Special Emphasis on the Physician and the Lawyer

      Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Attractive, well preserved copy in pebbled blue cloth with black lettering. May be unread, but has owner's rubber stamp on text edges and a mild musty odor. 365pp incl. index. Scarce dust jacket with darkened spine and light edge chipping, protected under a fresh plastic cover. Shipped in box with tracking number.

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        Madeira. Kanarische Inseln Azoren westküste von Marokko.

      Karl Baedeker Leipzig 1934 - First edition. 112pp, 17 maps and plans, original pictorial wrappers, overall a fine copy There was only one German edition of this title. This edition enjoyed some popularity as the German-Nazi "Strength through Joy" organised holidays on German boats sailing to Atlantic Islands, thus saving scarce foreign exchange. A scarce paperback edition Hinrichsen D477. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Die Flaggensprache der Welt. Die farbenerfüllte Bilderbeilage der Aladin-Zigarettenfabrik. Mit textbeiträgen von Graf von Luckner, Eugen Mathy und Hans Erman.

      Dresden: Aladin Zigarettenfabrik, 1934. 48 Seiten mit einigen Textzeichnungen von A. O. Koeppen und A. G. Nissen sowie 200 montierten farbigen Bildern, sowie zwei Farbtafeln (Alphabet der Flaggensprache der Welt. / Das internationale Winkeralphabet (Semaphoralphabet)) Querformat: 24,5 x 28,5 cm, weißer Original-Kartoneinband mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel und farbig illustriertem Original-Schutzumschlag. Köberich 20112. Inhalt: Teil 1: Das Alphabet der Flaggensprache der Welt. Teil 2: Die Seemanssignale aus dem Weltsignalbuch. * * * Umschlag mit geringfügigen Randläsuren, sonst gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR

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        Fuji-Yama and other Poems. Transcribed from the Chinese and Japanese Originals.

      London: The Eastern Press, Ltd., [1934] - Duodecimo. Original green cloth, gilt titles to spine and front, top edge gilt. Spine tanned, chip from the cloth at head, some other light wear and mottling to the cloth, internally sound and clean, a good copy. First and only edition, presentation copy from the author to H. G. Wells, inscribed on the half-title, "To H. G. Wells, In friendship and admiration, Gonnoské Komai." The author was a Japanese poet living in London between the wars, who also published Dream from China and Japan (1918) and Fuji from Hampstead Heath (1925). This book is one of several from the library of H. G. Wells that were sent to his illegitimate daughter Anna-Jane Kennard (1909-2010), the product of his 1908-9 extramarital affair with feminist author Amber Reeves (1887-1981). Well's novel Ann Veronica (1909) is based on his affair with Reeves. Kennard did not know the true identity of her father throughout her childhood and adolescence, but eventually they met. On 6 March 1931 Wells wrote to his daughter: "My dear, I think that you and I have to come to perfectly frank dealings with each other: let us clear up the situation. For 19 years I have been doing my best to ignore your existence because of various humiliating and baffling things that occurred when you were born. Now I have met you, I love you very much." Later, during the Second World War, as a fitting gesture recognising their connection, Wells sent to his daughter, then living in her mother's native New Zealand, several boxes of books from his library. This copy has her pencil ownership inscription "A. Kennard" to the front free endpaper. The book is quite scarce, with only three copies listed in British institutions, and none in the British Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Death-Ship - The Story of an American Sailor.

      Chatto & Windus, London., 1934. First U.K. edition. Translated by Eric Sutton. Octavo. pp [viii], 312.Bookplate on front pastedown. Very good in very good, slightly nicked, dusty and marked dustwrapper spotted at the spine.

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        Relativity Thermodynamics And Cosmology

      The Clarendon Press, Oxford 1934 - Xv, 502 Pp. Bue Cloth, Gilt. Scarce First Printing Of A Classic Work. This Book Was Reviewed By Einstein In The Journal "Science" In 1934. Fine, Gilt Very Bright, Although Edges Of Page Block Are Browned; Small Owner's Name Frank J. Steinebrey Jr., On Front Pastedown; He Was A Cal Tech Trained Physicist, Active In The Pacific Rocket Society Circa 1945-1946. In The Scarce Dj, Slightly Taller Than The Book, Browned, Light Wear, No Loss Of Lettering Except That Price Has Been Clipped At Bottom Of Front Flap, Small Losses At Corners, With 1/4" Chips At Two Upper Corners Of Spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait of Cardozo, Signed by Rutman

      1934. Handsome Portrait of Cardozo, Signed by the Artist Rutman, Herman S. [1889-1952]. [Cardozo, Benjamin N. (1870-1938)]. [Portrait of Cardozo]. [Washington, DC?, 1934]. 23-1/4" x 18" pencil portrait on arches paper, signed by Rutman, laid down on illustration board. Light toning, otherwise fine. Handsome. $500. * Rutman was an artist and illustrator who worked in Philadelphia. Probably based on a photograph, this portrait appears to have been an illustration for a newspaper or magazine. Cardozo was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court at the time of this portrait.

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        Ulysses.

      New York Random House 1934 - First authorised American edition, 8vo., [i-vi], vii-xvii, [[1-4], 5-768 pp., modern black morocco gilt, part of original cloth upper cover and spine bound in at rear, top edge gilt, a couple of small superficial scratches, otherwise very good indeed. [Slocum & Cahoon A21] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tender is the Night. A Romance... Decorations By Edward Shenton.

      8vo. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. 8vo., [viii], [1]-408 pp., title-vignette, headpieces and tailpieces. Original blue-green cloth lettered in gilt on the backstrip, original pictorial dust jacket. A very good copy, dust jacket with a few small chips at edges and flap folds, backstrip very slightly faded, otherwise clean and bright and the cloth fresh and clean, gilt lettering bright. First edition, first printing, dust jacket (front flap) has blurbs by T. S. Eliot, H. L. Mencken, and Paul Rosenfeld. F. Scott Fitzgerald's (1896-1940) final novel, written over the course of nearly a decade, and reflecting the turmoil that surrounded him, including his financial insecurity, his wife's hospitalization, and his uncertain future. This copy was purchased on publication and has been with the same owner ever since.

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        [FROM AVANT-GARDE TO REALISTIC THEATRE] Teatr i dramaturgiya: Ezhemesiachnyi obshchestvenno-politicheskii i khudozhestvennyi zhurnal teatra i dramaturgii [i.e. Theatre and Dramaturgy: Monthly Political and Art Magazine on Theatre and Drama]

      Moscow, 1934. Full set of 1934. #1-11/12. 29,5x21 cm. In publisher's cloth with silver colored stamping (title and year). Publisher's wrappers of all issues are preserved in the binding. Very good. Spine is rubbed, with a few small tears of the extremities (#2), rare owner's markings in the text. Each issue of 5000 copies. Richly illustrated with photographs, color plates, illustrations, set designs, etc. In the beginning of 1930s Soviet theatre moved into a new era. All experimental studios and theaters were gradually closing and only one style - Soviet realism - remained and became the official one. The growth of the audience led to necessity of creating new 'popular' theatrical magazine. 'Theatre and Dramaturgy' was a Soviet illustrated monthly magazine, printed as 'Soviet Theatre' from 1930 till 1933, as 'Theatre and Dramaturgy' from 1933 till 1936 and 'Theatre' from 1937. The magazine was supposed to form views of readers and be a trendsetter in this area for the whole Soviet Union as it was the time of building Soviet ideology. The magazine was not meant only for professionals, moreover its unusual design and a lot of illustrations were more appealing to a general public. But among all important materials coming from rulers of the state and party, 'Theatre and Dramaturgy' was providing points of view in the beginning, like some of the current issues include reviews and photos of Meyerhold's experimental works in his theatre. Only later the magazine will execute political order of the party, like criticizing same Meyerhold whose theatre and life ended during Stalin terror.

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        AVENTURAS DE MICKEY (Mouse). 16 Primeros números publicados. AVENTURAS DE MICKEY * EN LA CASA ENCANTADA * BUSCADOR DE ORO * EN EL VALLE INFERNAL * CONTRA RATINO * VENCE A RATINO * BOXEADOR * CAMPEÓN * HACE PROEZAS * Y LOS GITANOS * EN PELIGRO * DETECTIVE * EN EL TESORO * Y LOS SALVAJES * EN EL FAR-WEST * MATAMOROS Y CORRE-CORRE.

      - Madrid. Edit. Saturnino Calleja. Copyright Walt Disney Productions. Imp. Talleres Offset (San Sebastián) Años 1934-36. 1ª edic. En España. Traducida de la francesa. 27x21 cm. 16 págs. por número. Dibujos a color. encuadernados en dos tomos cartoné. Conservan las cubiertas ilustradas de cartón, no así las posteriores (hay solamente 2). Papel extra fuerte. En perfecto estado. Se acompaña con una gran Litografía de Mickey y Mini de 30x42 cm. a color, del año 1932. Pliegue en el centro. Muy raro tan completo en comercio. # TBO-Cómic [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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