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        CARMIÑA FLOR DE GALICIA MOVIE POSTER/CARMIÑA FLOR DE GALICIA/POSTER

      Hispánica Film 1926 - CARMIÑA FLOR DE GALICIA - 1926, Dir: Rino Lupo, Cast: Aida de Lupo , Juan Muñoz del Río Lucio Garrido, , Nac. film: ESPAÑA, Company: Hispánica Film, Designer: , , Nac. poster: ESPAÑA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70x100--Cm.-27x41--In.-1 SH., Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        Dance Madness MOVIE POSTER/DANS. DYD OG DAARSKAB/POSTER

      1926 - DANS. DYD OG DAARSKAB - 1926, Dir: Robert Z. Leonard, Cast: Conrad Nagel , Claire Windsor , Hedda Hopper, , Nac. film: USA, Company: , Designer: BRASCH, , Nac. poster: DINAMARCA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : 59X82 CM 23X32 IN, Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        STORIA DI ROMA DALLE ORIGINI ALL'INIZIO DELLE GUERRE PUNICHE IN CINQUE VOLUMI I-LE FONTI, L'ETA' MITICA. II-L'ETA' REGIA. III-DALLA CACCIATA DEI RE ALL'INVASIONE GALLICA. IV-DALL'INVASIONE DEI GALLI ALL'INTERVENTO DEI ROMANI NELLA CAMPANIA. V-DALLA RESA DI NAPOLI ALL'INTERVENTO DI PIRRO, ROMA ALLA TESTA DELLA CONFEDERAZIONE ITALICA

      Casa Editrice Optima 1926-28, ROMA - BIBLIOTECA DI FILOSOFIA E SCIENZA ITALIANO 5 volumi, 405+473+598+455+530, ritratto in nero dell'A.all'antiporta del vol.I protetta da velina, pagine ancora intonse, brunite ai bordi e con fioriture sparse, con tavole in nero fuori testo, bordi non rifilati, brossure editoriali morbide, con titoli rossi e neri, parzialmente ingiallite e con fioritura, usura e piccoli strappetti ai bordi, segno di umidità alla metà inferiore del vol.III La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 900,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Television

      London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd. 1926 - First Edition of the First Book on Television DINSDALE, Alfred. Television. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1926. First edition. Small octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 183 x 122 mm). 62pp. Portrait frontispiece of John Logie Baird, 5 photographic plates and 6 full-page diagrams all included in the pagination. Contains the first photograph printed as it appeared on the screen of the first television. (p. 38). Original printed flexible boards. Pictorial dust jacket. Jacket rubbed along extremities with some light dust staining. Some small, almost invisible repairs to head and tail of jacket spine area. Some of the plates trimmed close at fore-edge by printer, with the caption to the plate on page 45 mostly trimmed off. Overall, a very good copy and very scarce in dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth clamshell. Dinsdale focuses primarily on the work of Scottish engineer John Logie Baird, the first person to produce televised pictures of objects in motion. Baird produced the first television image in outline and transmitted the first pictures between two televisions. Of Baird's early experiments, Dinsdale writes: "Baird's weird apparatus - old bicycle sprockets, biscuit tins, cardboard discs and bullseye lenses, all tied together with sealing wax and string - failed to impress those who were accustomed to the shining brass and exquisite mechanism of the instrument maker. The importance of the demonstration was, however, realized by the scientific world." (p 49). Although he did not succeed in producing a viable system of television, Baird paved the way for future technical development. HBS 67950. $4,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        A collection of over 50 private photographic slides of climbing tours in Switzerland, including an ascent of the Matterhorn and tours in the surrounding area.

      - Britsh, c. 1926 Each slide measuring 82 mm square, in good condition (one damaged not counted); few with later captions, later numbering; in a contemporarary spruce wood slide box with groves inside. A little worn and spotted. Some breathtaking photos of high Alpine glaciers, crevasses, and distant views of mountains, including one with a climber on the summit of the Matterhorn, others of climbers with ropes, and one woman, later labelled the 'Mountain Cat'.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        THE CASUARINA TREE

      Heinemann 1926 - First edition. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt in pictorial Ralph Keene dustwrapper. A very good copy with some wear to the corners and foxing to the page edges in a very good dustwrapper which shows some wear to the spine ends and a couple of closed tears internally reinforced. One of Cyril Connolly's 100 key books of the Modern Movement. Stott A34a [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Making of Americans: Being a History of a Family's Progress

      Albert & Charles Boni 1926 - Collectible First Edition of Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans. One of 100 copies printed by Maurice Darantiere in Dijon, France for sale in the United States. Bound in publisher's red and black decorated tan cloth over brown cloth spine panel. Gilt lettering to spine panel. Albert and Charles Boni half title and title leaves bound in. Per publisher's practice for designating first printings, (1926) date on title page and no additional printings indicated on copyright page. Conforms to Wilson A6c. Unusually tight copy with silverfish damage (see photo) to approximately 1/3 of spine panel cloth, lightly bumped corners and occasional fraying to board cloth. Pages 9-925 unopened. Odor free. Excellent candidate for replacing spine panel cloth. Photographs of or additional information about this item are available on request. All inquiries answered promptly. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Midnight Books]
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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom [Presentation Copy]

      [For the Author by Manning Pike and H.J. Hodgson, London 1926 - Extremely scarce privately printed edition, which was one of only 170 complete copies. Initialed for this reason by Lawrence at xix: "Complete copy i.xii.26 T.E.S" and with "Roberts" marked out and replaced with "K[ennington]." Additionally inscribed by Lawrence to his attorney regarding the book's publication: "E.G. Eliot from T.E. Lawrence with apologies for the trouble it is going to bring him. 30.XI.26." Original reddish-brown morocco gilt binding, raised bands, with top edge gilt and others uncut. Pictorial endpapers by Kennington. Slight rubbing to extremities but overall an excellent and complete copy with 65 lithographic plates and a striking frontispiece. As is often the case, the 'Prickly Pear' plate is present here, but not the two Paul Nash illustrations on pages 92 and 208, nor the Blair-Hughes-Stanton wood-engraving that illustrated the dedicatory poem in some copies."A very rare presentation copy of the author's epic masterpiece, with a prescient inscription by Lawrence to his lawyer, warning him of potential legal problems following publication" (Sotheby's). A remarkably accurate military history interwoven with heroic adventure and spiritual insight, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom was itself an epic in its creation given Lawrence's multiple manuscripts and drafts that slowed the final release for almost a decade. During the process, Lawrence remained grateful to his subscribers and guaranteed that there would be no library or review copies in his lifetime; and he worked to ensure that each copy in the subscribers' edition would be unique. As Lawrence's inscription on this copy predicted, Edward G. Eliot would ultimately need to handle legal issues related to trust and tax arrangements connected to the book's release. An exceptional presentation copy.This copy last sold at auction in 2012 at Bonhams for 50,450 pounds, roughly $80,000 at the historical exchange rate. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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        Fridolins Zauberland

      seltenes Exemplar der ersten und einzigen Auflage von 1926, Text in Sütterlin,guter Zustand, altersbedingte Spuren: gering bestoßen, innen gebräunt, Klammern rostig, 1 Blatt lose (S.27)

      [Bookseller: Beatrix K]
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        LAST SHOT MOVIE POSTER/POCAEAHNN BBICTPEA/POSTER

      Reciprocity Films 1926 - POCAEAHNN BBICTPEA - 1926, Dir: Charles Barnett, Cast: Napier Burry , Betty Faire , David Hawthorne, , Nac. film: GRAN BRETAÑA, Company: Reciprocity Films, Designer: , , Nac. poster: RUSIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70x100--Cm.-27x41--In.-1 SH., Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        The Monasteries of the Wadi \'n Natrun. [3 vol. set]. Part 1: New Coptic Texts from the Monastery of Saint Macarius. Pt. 2: The History of the Monasteries of Nitria and of Scetis. Pt. 3: The Architecture and Archaeology. (= Publications of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, Vols. 2, 7 + 8)

      New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926 - 1933. 299, 495, 272 p. + pl. Hard/Softcover Complete 3 vol. set. Vol. 1: Quarter leather binding, vols. 2 - 3: Publisher\'s softcover binding. Book covers rubbed, front covers of vol. 2 and 3 loose, pages slightly darkened, text and illustrations clean. Satisfying condition. --- 3 Bände, vollständiges Exemplar. Bd. 1: HLd., Bde 2 - 3: OBr. Einbände berieben, Vorderdeckel von Bd. 2 u. 3 lose. Buchblöcke in gutem Zustand: Leichte Seitennachdunkelung, Text u. Ill. sauber. Insgesamt befriedigender Zustand, Neubindung der Bde 2-3 wird empfohlen. mbx -- Dieses Buch stammt aus dem Nachlass des Schweizer Ägyptologen Peter Kaplony (1933 - 2011), von 1970 bis 2000 Assistenzprofessor für Ägyptologie an der Universität Zürich. Wir haben ca. 1000 Titel aus seiner Sammlung im Bestand - sprechen Sie uns an! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bookfarm]
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        L'inferno degli uomini vivi

      R. Bemporad e F., FIRENZE 1926 - ITALIANO Mezza legatura con titioli in oro solo al dorso scurito dal tempo. Coperta non coeva. Tagli ingialliti. Alla pagina 35 piccoli segni di penna nera, alla pagina 45 annotazione a matita al margine esterno. Sul frontespizio data e firma di appartenenza ad inchiostro nero. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 900,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        TONY RUNS WILD MOVIE POSTER/TOM MIX OCH TONY/POSTER

      UNIVERSAL 1926 - TOM MIX OCH TONY - 1926, Dir: TOM BUCKINGHAM, Cast: TOM MIX, TONY THE HORSE, JACQUELINE LOGAN, , , Nac. film: USA, Company: UNIVERSAL, Designer: FUCHS, , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., - ON LINEN, Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        Aneddoti Veneziani Militari ed Amorosi Del Secolo Decimoquarto sotto i Dogadi di Giovanni Gradenigo e di Giovanni Dolfin

      MILANO: Madella & C. Editori, 1926. Rilegato. BUONO. 13,5 18,5. USATO

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        La Troisième Jeunesse de Madame Prune illustré par FOUJITA

      Les éditions d'art Devambez 1926 - La Troisième Jeunesse de Madame Prune illustré par FOUJITA Paris, Les éditions d'art Devambez, 1926. In-4 broché sous étui, 175 pages plus achevé d'imprimer. 17 eaux-fortes en couleurs dont 11 hors-texte de FOUJITA. Tirage limité à 466 exemplaires, un des 325 sur vélin d'Arches. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ARCALA LIVRES ANCIENS]
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        First Edition Vocal Score 1926

      Gorgeous hardbound with pictorial boards. Size is 8 x 10.75 inches, 400 pages, edges chipped, but unusually bright clean copy of Puccini´s masterwork.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        [Photo Album]: "Stonyhurst" Waterbury, Connecticut and Yellowstone

      Yellowstone, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, 1926. Very Good. Oblong octavo. Black leather over paper boards measuring 7" x 11.5". Assembled are 224 sepia toned and black and white photographs affixed to stiff black paper in various sizes ranging from 1.5" x 3" to 7" x 9". A few pages detached but present, rubbing, and short tears else very good. A photo album compiled by Milton S. Mulloy which begins in 1923 with pictures from his college days at Stonyhurst College in Waterbury, Connecticut and continuing through his travels over the next few years. Many of the excursions are in the New England area including, swimming in a river in Salisbury, New York, a visit to Amherst, Smuggler's Notch, Vermont. The mountains, waterfalls, and trees of the region are documented in the photos as well as group photos and one of a friend captioned "Dapper Dan" posing on top of "Chapel Tower." Mulloy's expeditions also took him to the midwest including a short stay in Montana en route to Yellowstone National Park. In over 100 photographs Yellowstone is depicted in all it's glory from the "Paint Pots" to Old Faithful "in action." There are images of Artist's Point, the Great Falls, and various wildlife including a buffalo and a bear captioned, "the holdup near." Within the album are two panoramas from the geyser basin of West Thumb and of the wharf, as well as a photograph of a Native American in full regalia captioned "one of the originals." A wonderful collection of photographs with an emphasis on Yellowstone.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Einstein on the Search for Understanding: "Using such apothecary’s methods one cannot reveal any of God’s secrets, I think." A Swiss chemist’s work leaves Einstein cold, but Schrödinger "has the scent of a deeper truth."

      Berlin 1926 - Autograph Correspondence Card Signed, to Michele Besso, May 1, 1926, Berlin. In German. 1 p., 4 1/4 x 5⅞ in. Complete Translation[1] 1 May 1926Dear Michele, I read that paper[2] right away at the time, but I don't think that anything more profound lies behind it. There is, naturally, a rough connection between a decrease in volume and energy, and from here one can try to come nearer to the empirical phenomena by introducing further parameters. But this happens in such a way that neither rhyme nor reason can be made of it. It is very reminiscent of Traube. Using such apothecary's methods one cannot reveal any of God's secrets, I think. Schrödinger did a couple of wonderful studies on quantum rules (Ann d Physik).[3] That has the scent of a deeper truth. Let it be explained to you. I'm coming to Switzerland in July. End of July is LN meeting in Geneva.[4] Then I'm going somewhere in the mountains with Tete. So I'll visit you, or else we can meet. Warm regards, also to Anna and Vero, your AlbertHistorical BackgroundEarly in 1926, Michele Besso sent Einstein an early draft of a paper by Swiss chemist Gottfried Beck on quantum mechanics. Beck had initially submitted the paper to the Swiss scientific journal Helvetica Chemica Acta, which rejected it as too speculative. On April 25, 1926, Besso wrote to Einstein about Beck's paper. After discussing the details, he writes, "This surely is an amusing thing; I was surprised that you didn't write me anything about it. Here, too, reality is once again simpler than the theoretical conceptions would lead one to expect."[5]Three months later, Einstein wrote to Besso regarding Beck's paper: "it is obviously particularly painful to use the quantum condition together with the equations of motion here, because the validity of the latter appears to be irreconcilable with the validity of the former." Einstein was skeptical that Beck's equation "has any reality left within it in the face of quanta. I vigorously doubt it." However, Einstein found the construction of the left side of the equation "surely contains a deeper truth." Einstein declared to Besso, "I cannot make myself glue two things together (like the left- and right-hand sides of this equation) that have nothing to do with each other logico-mathematically."[6]Michele Besso (1873-1955) was born in Zurich, Switzerland, into an Italian Jewish family. He was a close friend of Albert Einstein when they worked together at the Federal Polytechnic Institute in Zurich and at the patent office in Bern, where Einstein helped Besso get a job. Besso met his future wife Anna Winteler through Einstein in June 1897. In 1898, their son Vero was born in Winterthur, Switzerland. Einstein referred to Besso as "the best sounding board in Europe" for scientific ideas. Besso died in Geneva, just over one month before Einstein died in Princeton, New Jersey.Johann Gottfried Beck (1900-1992) received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Bern in December 1925. He worked as an assistant to Heinrich Zangger at the Institute for Forensic Medicine at the University of Zurich.Isidor Traube (1860-1943) was born in Hanover, the son of a wealthy German-Jewish merchant. He received his doctorate in organic chemistry in 1882. He founded capillary chemistry and conducted advanced research on liquids, helping to define the concepts of surface tension and critical temperature. In 1882, he joined the faculty of Technische Hochshule in Berlin and became a professor of chemistry there in 1900. Unacceptable to National Socialists, Traube was barred from his laboratory, and he left Germany in 1934. Through the aid of British colleagues, he was provided with a laboratory at the University of Edinburgh. During his long career, he was a persistent and stubborn controversialist in opposition to various theories.Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961) was born in Vienna, Austria. He was a commissioned officer in the Austrian fortress artillery. (See website for full description)

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        Italia barbara

      Piero Gobetti Editore, 1926. 16mo ( cm. 19,5), 126(2) pp. Brossura editoriale con piccole macchie e dorso restaurato (traccia di precedente apertura e minime mancanze). Esemplare a fogli chiusi con dedica dell’Autore ad Ungaretti. Prima edizione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Sangue e Arena

      A. Barion- Editore, 1926. ITALIANO 0,5 Traduzione dallo spagnolo e prefazione di Ida Mango. Mezza legatura con titoli in oro solo al dorso leggermente brunito. Tagli ingialliti. Dorso in piccolissima parte scollato e legatura allentata in particolare nelle pagine iniziali. Sulla pagina di rispetto fotografia con dedica e firma autografa. USATO

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        Les Civilisés.

      - [Le RICHE (Henri)] FARRERE (Claude) :Les Civilisés.1926. In-4° demi maroquin vert à coins, dos à nerfs entièrement mosaïqué par des fleurons et entre les nerfs, par des encadrements de maroquin rouge avec des motifs floraux dorés, tête dorée, étui bordé (reliure de SEMET ET PLUMELLE). 53 eaux-fortes originales dont 36 in- texte en couleurs et 17 H.T. en noir d'Henri le RICHE. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires, un des 100 sur Japon enrichi d'une suite en couleurs avec remarques des in texte ainsi que 2 suites en noir des hors texte. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SONG AND DANCE MAN MOVIE POSTER/CHARLESTON FLICKAN/POSTER

      PARAMOUNT 1926 - CHARLESTON FLICKAN - 1926, Dir: HERBERT BRENON, Cast: TOM MOORE, BESSIE LOVE, HARRISON FORD, NORMAN TREVOR, , Nac. film: USA, Company: PARAMOUNT, Designer: ROHMAN, , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        The Sun Also Rises.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        TAMPICO [INSCRIBED BY HERGESHEIMER FOR FRANCES MARION] [PRESENTATION COPY]

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1926 - 8vo., 328pp.; VG; spine brown leather with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering; rebound in full brown leather, floral patterned endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; Frances Marion's name embossed in gilt on lower fore corner of front board; mild shelfwear; front board slightly loose; no further printings listed on copyright page; spine misspells Hergesheimer's name, spelling it instead as 'Hergeshimer'; INSCRIBED and presented by author Joseph Hergesheimer to Francis Marion on title page, the '6' in '1926' is crossed out and replaced with a '9'; LSM consignment; shelved case 6; The most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century, and one of the most respected scriptwriters of any gender, Frances Marion was the first writer to win two Academy Awards, for her writing on The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1931), and the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. She served in Europe as a combat correspondent during World War I, after which she moved to Los Angeles and was employed by director Lois Weber as an assistant, in which position she received a thorough apprenticeship in the film industry. She began writing scripts and attracted the attention of Mary Pickford. The pair began a long relationship as both friends and artists, with Marion serving as Pickford's official screenwriter. She wrote many of Pickford's most famous and memorable silent films as well as many other of the great successful pictures of the 1920s and 1930s, and has been credited with writing 300 scripts and over 130 produced films. Her influence resurrected the career of Marie Dressler and resulted in her greatest glory, and her scripts for Marion Davies are among the most memorable of that actress' oeuvre. She died in 1973, one of the most respected names in Hollywood history. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        WAR PAINT MOVIE POSTER/EN VASTERNS RIDDERS MAN/POSTER

      METRO 1926 - EN VASTERNS RIDDERS MAN - 1926, Dir: V.S. VAN DYKE, Cast: TIM Mc COY, , , Nac. film: USA, Company: METRO, Designer: , , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        DAS NEBELLAND. (The Land Of Mist) Ist German Edition with Tipped-in AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM THE AUTHOR on The Psychic Book Shop, Library & Museum stationary.

      Berlin NW 87 ;- Hugo Wille Verlagsbuchhandlung. Bilder Von Ernst Dietrich 1926 - Crown 8vo. Hardback. Original grey cloth, lettered in navy blue to front cover and blocked in blue to spine (soiled and edge rubbed) 328pps. German text. (Inner joints strained) The important Autograph Letter is beautifully written - "In the D.T. (Daily Telegraph ?) account I see what you said about my short stories (possibly the Sherlock Holmes stories ! !) I was much complimented. Yours Sincerely, A. Conan Doyle. Dec.14 (no Year) SUPERB ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB Est. 1867.]
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        HOLD THAT LION MOVIE POSTER/KARLEK OCH LEJONJAKT/POSTER

      PARAMOUNT 1926 - KARLEK OCH LEJONJAKT - 1926, Dir: WILLIAM BEAUDINE, Cast: DOUGLAS MACLEAN, WALTER HIERS, CONSTANCE HOWARD, CYRIL CHADWICK, , Nac. film: USA, Company: PARAMOUNT, Designer: , , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

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        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

      W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1926 - Agatha Christie (1926) ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’, UK first edition, first printing, published by Collins. The original white dust jacket is not present. However, a dust jacket from a later issue is included which protects the boards from fading and presents the book well. Condition: good + or better give the book’s age. Blue cloth with red lettering as called for. No foxing and internally clean without any scribbles etc. Rubbing to the cloth as pictured. Firm binding. A very scarce book of her sixth novel. With the original dust jacket the book would cost several thousands. Even without the jacket London-based dealers ask well over a thousand GBP. Our price is fair value. First and Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Torrents of Spring

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926 - "The Torrents of Spring" by Ernest Hemingway. First edition, first printing. Published in 1926 by Charles Scribner's Sons in New York. Measures 5.75'' x 8'', 143 pages. The book is in good plus condition. The book is bound in dark green cloth with red lettering. The cover is in good condition, except for some staining in on the top of the front and rear boards. The binding is cracked on the half-title page. Some of the final page of text is missing in the top right corner. A previous owner left an inscription on the rear endboard. The text block is toned but clean and complete. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H12-10) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two Photographs, Signed, of the First Famous Trans Woman

      (1950s). Photograph Photograph. Very Good. Two 8 by 10 inch glossy black-and-white photographs of Christine Jorgensen (born George William Jorgensen Jr. in 1926), became a public sensation in 1952 when the New York Daily News ran a front-page story about her titled Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Bombshell. From then until her death in 1989 she was a very public and outspoken advocate for trans rights. Until Caitlin Jenner, Jorgensen was probably the most famous trans woman in the world. One of the photographs here is a headshot of Jorgensen wearing a tiara, a diamond necklace, and a jeweled embroidered gown. The second image is of Jorgensen with two other women sitting at a table at Lou Walters Latin Quarter in New York City. Both photographs are signed twice, once as formally as Christine and again using the shortened Chris used by her friends. The headshot is signed on the photograph; the group picture is signed above and below a paper frame from the Latin Quarter. Headshot with some loss to one word of an inscription; group picture with some browning of the print due to imperfect work in the darkroom. A nice pair of images of a ground-breaking Civil Rights leader.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Studies in the Psychology of Sex. Volume I: The Evolution of Modesty, The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity Auto-Erotism - Volume II: Sexual Inversion - Volume III: Analysis of the Sexual Impulse/ Love and Pain / The Sexual Impulse in Women - Volume IV: Sexual Selection in Man [Touch/Smell/Hearing/Vision] - Volume V: Erotic Symbolism / The Mechanism of Detumescence / The Psychic State in Pregnancy - Volume VI: Sex in Relation to Society - Volume VII: Eonism and Other Supplementary Studies.

      Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company, 1926-28. - Third Edition. Revised and Enlarged. 22cm x 14.5cm. xv, 352 (4), xi, 391, xii, 351, xi, 270, x, 285, xvi, 656, vii, 539 (7) pages. Original Hardcover (brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine). Seven Volumes (complete with very rare supplementary volume). Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Ex-libris labels on pastedowns. The only complete set on the international market. Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was a British physician, writer, and social reformer who studied human sexuality. He was co-author of the first medical textbook in English on homosexuality in 1897, and also published works on a variety of sexual practices and inclinations, including transgender psychology. He is credited with introducing the notions of narcissism and autoeroticism, later adopted by psychoanalysis. He served as president of the Galton Institute and, like many intellectuals of his era, supported eugenics. (Wikipedia) The seven volumes include for example the following chapters: Volume I: Modesty an Agglomeration of Fears/ Children in Relation to Modesty/ The Phenoma of Sexual Periodicity/ The Phenomena of Blushing/ The Question of a Monthly Sexual Cycle in Men/ Insanity, Heart Disease/ The Annual Sexual Rhythm/ Tendency of the Sexual Impulse to Become Heightened in Spring and Autumn/ The Easter and Midsummer Bonfires/ The Growth of Children According to Season/ The Annual Curve of Bread Consumptions in Prisons/ Scarlet Fever/ Auto-Erotism/ The Japanese rin-no-tama and other Special Instruments for Obtaining Auto-Erotic Graification/ Abuse of the Ordinary Implements and Objects of Daily Life/ The Frequency of Hairpin the Bladder/ The Influence of Horse Exercise and Railway Travelling/ Sexual Excitement During Sleep/ Erotic Dreams/ Hysteria and the Question of its Relation to the Sexual Emotions/ The Early Greek Theories of Its Nature and Causation/ Charcot/ Breuer and Freud/ Neurasthenia/ Masturbation/ Mohammedan Attitude/ The Immense Part in Life Played by Transmuted Auto-Erotic Phenomena. Volume II: Homosexuality Among Animals/ The Albanians/ The Greeks/ The Eskimos/ The Tribes of the Northwest United States/ Sexual Inversion at Rome/ Homosexuality in Prisons/ Michelangelo/ Winkelmann/ Muret/ Walt Whitman/ Verlaine/ Burton's Climatic Theory of Homosexuality/ The Racial Factor/ Wesphal/ Hossli/ Casper/ Ulrichs/ Krafft-Ebing/ Moll/ Fere/ Kiernan/ Lydston/ Raffalovich/ Edward Carpenter/ Hirschfeld/ Sexual Inversion in Men and Women/ The Theory and Nature of Sexual Inversion/ The Freudian Theory/ The Influence of School/ The Code Napoleon/ Germany/ England/ THe Attitude of Society etc. Volume III: The Sexual Impulse a Factor of Instint/ The Sexual Impulse in Castrated Animals and Men/ Analogy Between the Sexual Relationship and that of the Suckling Mother and Her Child/ Sexual Selection a Part of Natural Selection/ The Fundamental Importance of Tumescence/ The Primitive Significance of Dancing in Animals and Man/ The Object of Courtship is to Produce Sexual Tumescence/ Analogy Between Coitus and Epilepsy/ Analogy of the Sexual Impulse to Hunger/ The Chief Key to the Relationship Between Love and Pain to be found in Animal Courtship/ Human Play in the Light of Animal Courtship/ The Frequency of Crimes Against the Person in Adolescence/ Marriage by Capture and its Psychological Basis/ Man's Pleasure in Exerting Force/ Sadism/ De Sade/ No Real Line of Demarcation Between Sadism and Masochism/ The Impulse to Strangle the Object of Sexual Desire/ The Wish to be Strangled/ Pain/ Anger and Fear the Most Powerful Emotions/ Their Biological Significance in Courtships/ The Physiological Mechanism of Fatigue Renders Pain Pleasurable/ The Primitive View of Women as a Supernatural Element in Life/ Embodying the Sexual Instinct/ Sexual Anaesthesia/ Special Characters of the Sexual Impulse in Women etc. Volume IV: The Primitive Character of the Skin/ Tickleishness/ The Secondary Sexual Skin C [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Winnie-the-Pooh.

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1926. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles and pictorial centre tools to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, multiple pictorial blocks to boards gilt, floral endpapers, with the original endpapers bound in, twin rule to turn-ins, gilt edges. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. After the huge success of When We Were Very Young, first published on 6 November 1924, Milne was asked to contribute a story to the London Evening News. "The Wrong Sort of Bees", published on Christmas Eve 1925, was based on a bedtime story that Milne had told his son Christopher. It starred Christopher's stuffed bear, who had made his first public appearance in the poem "Teddy Bear", published in Punch in 1924 and later in When We Were Very Young. The original toy was a top-of-the-range Alpha Farnell bought at Harrods for Christopher Milne's first birthday, known initially as Edward or Edward Bear, then later rechristened Winnie-the-Pooh (after a favourite bear cub at London zoo). Winnie-the-Pooh was an immediate success and garnered even more enthusiastic reviews than its predecessor, with one critic writing that "When the real Christopher Robin is a little old man, children will find him waiting for them. It is the child's book of the season that seems certain to stay" (Thwaite p. 317). The book was first published in London on 14 October 1926 in an edition of 30,000 regular trade copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Jesting Pilate An Intellectual Holiday

      First US edition. 8vo. original quarter brown cloth, decorated boards. New York, Doubleday Doran & Co.

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        DUNKARD WOMAN, SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VIRGINIA

      1926 - Original platinum photograph, image size 8 x 6 inc. [20.3 x 15.2 cm.] tipped to 11 x 14 inch board, and presented in an archival window-mat, 16 x 20 inches. SIGNED in pencil on the board beneath the image by the photographer. In fine condition. Doris Ulmann (1882-1934), although prolific, the majority of her photographs are unique prints, and of these, most are left unsigned. As was her practice, Doris Ulmann only SIGNED those photographs she exhibited or intended to exhibit. She is particularly well known for her portraiture, having published several portfolios in magazines as well as three books of portraits. This print appears as Figure 22, page 58, in Philip Walker Jacobs' excellent THE LIFE AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF DORIS ULMANN. The University of Kentucky Press, 2001. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Millinery for Every Woman: A Complete Course in the Millinery Art

      The John C. Winston Company Publishers, Chicago 1926 - Pp. vii, 373. Original publisher's green cloth binding with coloured paper illustration to the front board and lettering in black and red. With over 800 illustrations, diagrams, etc. Only a few scratches to the paper image and a couple of scuffs to the cloth, but otherwise this copy is in very near fine condition. The text block is tight and square, the endpapers are clean, free of markings throughout. Irregular pagination in the third part, near the end, but text continuous and the book is complete. A very well preserved copy of this very uncommon and desirable book. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, Member ABAC, IOBA]
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        Winnie the Pooh

      Published by Methuen & co. London, 1926. 8vo. **Signed association copy** with author's signature to title page and gift inscription from author's brother to endpaper.This beautiful, rare book is an absolute treasure. It is in Very Good condition. Bound in it's original dark green boards with gold gilt detailing to front and spine. There is some bumping to the spine ends and board corners, and a small knock to the top edge of the rear board. There is a slight lean to the spine and some minor rubbing to the boards, but otherwis the binding is sound and in very good condition. Inside, there is a gift inscription from the author's brother on the front endpaper, reading "Nancy and Joan Bond from the author's brother KJ. J. M. Oct. 1926". The book is also signed by A. A. Milne to the title page. The pages are clean and bright with just the odd age spot and only minor toning rubbing, but largely in excellent condition. The only exception is to page 33/34, which unfortunately has a tear to the bottom of the page, to the inner edge, measuring approximately 6.5 centimetres in lenght (please see photo). Apart from this issue, this is a lovely book, in very nice condition indeed and with a close connection to the author's family.In all, this book would be a very good addition to any rare book collection, being rather special, with both the author's signature to the title page and the close association to his family in his brother's gift inscription. This book would be an excellent investment, in spite of the minor points mentioned above. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have further questions regarding this book.

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