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        Le Marchand de Marrons

      - Litografia originale in nero su carta China, mm.175x258 (compresi margini bianchi in barbe mm.310x490). Monogramma dell'artista sulla parte incisa in basso a sinistra. Litografia proveniente dall'album "Essai sur l'histoire de la lithographie en France. Les peintres-lithographs de Manet

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        Über das Unendliche.

      Berlin: Springer, 1925/1926. Very rare separate printing (WorldCat locates just two copies) of the most detailed exposition of Hilbert's proposal for the foundation of classical mathematics, which became known as Hilbert's Program. This paper further contains his attempted proof of the continuum hypothesis which led to the later work of Kurt Gödel and Paul Cohen. (Van Heijenoort: From Frege to Gödel, pp.367-92:) "Hilbert devoted to the foundations of mathematics a series of papers ... Among all these contributions the 1925 paper [the offered item] stands out as the most comprehensive presentation of Hilbert's ideas. It is the text of an address delivered in Münster on 4 June 1925 at a meeting organized by the Westphalian Mathematical Society to honor the memory of Weierstrass. In addition to the original version [ibid], two modified ones [were published in 1927 and 1930]. These, however, are abbreviated and besides other passages, omit entirely the section that deals with the continuum problem ... The paper consists of two quite distinct parts. The first is a clear and forceful presentation of Hilbert's ideas at the time on the foundations of mathematics. It starts by recalling how Weiserstrass eliminated references to 'infinity' in analysis (Hilbert could have mentioned Cauchy and D'Alembert) and reviews the role played by infinite in physics, set theory, and, when we deal with general propositions, logic. Leaning on the example of arithmetic, it introduces the distinction between finitary and ideal propositions, and it undertakes a simultaneous formalization of logic and arithmetic ... The second part of the paper is a sketch of an attempted proof of the continuum hypothesis. Stated for the first time by Cantor at the very beginning of the development of set theory (1878), presented by Hilbert as Problem no. 1 in his famous list of unsolved mathematical problems (1900), the continuum problem for years resisted the efforts of mathematicians. The only partial result known at the time of Hilbert's attempted proof was König's: the power of the continuum is not a limit of denumerably many smaller cardinal numbers ... Instead of the set of real numbers Hilbert considers the equivalent set of number-theoretic functions and undertakes to prove that there is a mapping of the set of ordinals of the second number class onto the set of these functions. By dealing with the definitions of functions rather than with the functions themselves the argument takes on a metamathematical aspect that is absent from Cantor's work. The fact that the values of a number-theoretic function may be made to depend on the solvability of a certain mathematical problem establishes a connection between the second part of the paper and the first, and Hilbert invokes his previously expressed conviction that every well-posed mathematical problem is solvable. If the definition of a function involves the solvability of a mathematical problem, it will contain an unbounded existential quantifier, or, in Hilbert's system, the ε-function. Convinced of the possibility of justifying the transfinite part of mathematics by metamathematical means, Hilbert states as Lemma I that such definitions of functions can be replaced by recursive definitions, in which, except for a string of prenex universal quantifiers, no quantifier occurs. ... Hilbert then proceeds to show that, since recursion equations defining functions contain 'variable-types' of increasing height, these equations parallel the definitions of the ordinals of the second number class. ... Among several unproved statements, it contains in particular, as Lemma II, the assertion that in the definitions of number-theoretic functions transfinite recursion can be replaced by ordinary recursion. Hilbert's attempt aroused few comments. Paul Lévy recalls: 'Zermelo told me in 1928 that even in Germany nobody understood what Hilbert meant'. ... The continuum hypothesis was proved by Gödel (1938, 1939, 1940) to be consistent with the customary axioms of set theory and by Cohen (1963-64) to be independent of these axioms. ... In his review of Gödel's second paper of the consistency of the continuum (1939), Bernays wrote: 'The whole Gödel reasoning may also be considered as a way of modifying the Hilbert project for a proof of the Cantor continuum hypothesis, as described in [Über das Unendliche, 1925], so as to make it practical and at the same time generalizable to higher powers'.". See also Parkinson: Breakthroughs, p.199 and Bell: Men of Mathematics, p.63. 8vo: 226 x 157 mm. Offprint from: Mathematische Annalen, vol. 95, pp. [161] - 190. Bound with a light green backstrip as issued, a fine copy. Besides the two copies located by WorldCat in Germany and Holland, we could locate three other offprints; one in the Paul Hertz collection of the University of Pittsburgh, and two copies in a private collection.

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        Twelve Poems.

      London: The Riccardi Press, 1926. - FIRST EDITION SIGNED. 1 vol., limited to 130 numbered copies of which this is copy #58, inscribed on the front blank endleaf "To Elizabeth with love from Edith December 1926." Bound in the publisher's original blue-gray cloth backed boards, gilt lettered spine, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, lower back corner slightly bumped, mild offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers otherwise VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fairyland

      Ramsay Publishing Pty. Ltd, Melbourne 1926 - Folio 27.5 x 38cm, blue cloth with gilt stamped titles and vignette to the front and spine. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut, pictorial endpapers, (ii), 166pp with 51 tipped in illustrations, 19 of which are colour and have captioned tissue guards and numerous black and white images throughout the text. This is an unusual copy in that it has the limitation page and list of subscribers, but is neither numbered nor signed. There is rubbing to the spine tips and fore edge corners with two small splits in the cloth of 2-4mm at the foot of the spine and rubbed through at the corners. The top corner of the upper board and the bottom corner of the lower board are lightly bruised. There is a patch of the front board that is slightly lighter (see image). Internally, all plates and tissue guards are present. The plates themselves are not creased but 5 of the tissue-guards are wrinkled/creased and one has what looks like a grubby mark at the top, as does the top right hand corner of one of the black and white plates. In addition one of the tissue guards has a closed tear of 7cm to the top edge, there is a 3cm tear at the gutter of p82 which extends up from the bottom edge and one has faint initials in pink pencil. Pages 132 & 138 have had the words "v. good 1" and "v.ex 1" erases but the impression still remains. Also, three of the small black and white images on pages 4, 21 and 37, have been coloured in, albeit very neatly. There are occasional finger marks and other light marks in the margins throughout. The binding is firm and square. Despite its minor faults, very good copy. If you would like any further information or images, please do not hesitate to ask. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WINNIE-THE-POOH. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      Original pictorial cloth gilt. Octavo. Top edge gilt. First edition. A very nice copy.

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        Winnie-the-Pooh With Decorations by Ernest H Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co., (1926). First edition, 8vo, (xvi), 158, (2) pp. Illustrations throughout, map endpapers. Original gilt decorated green cloth, t.e.g., some mostly light rubbing to spine, very good.

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        The Tempest

      William Heinemann, 1926 - A Fine Copy [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SHAKESPEARE, William. The Tempest. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann Ltd. [and] New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, [1926]. Edition de Luxe. Limited to 520 copies (this copy being No. 373), numbered and signed by the artist. (Nos. 1 to 260 are for sale in Great Britain and Ireland and Nos. 261 to 520 in the United States.) Large quarto (11 1/2 x 9 inches; 290 x 230 mm.). [2, blank] xiii, [1], 185, [3, blank] pp. Twenty-one mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and twenty-five drawings in black and white. Original quarter vellum over cream-colored vellum-style boards. Front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Light dust soiling to vellum spine otherwise a near fine copy. "There is an extra coloured plate in this edition that is not in the trade edition, this is the frontispiece titled 'Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: [Burthen. Ding-dong. Ariel. Hark! now I hear them, - Ding-dong, bell]'" (Riall). Latimore and Haskell, pp. 61-62. Riall, p. 161. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Funambules Numandeacutero Un 1erandnbspDandeacutecembre 1926

      

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        The Second Book of Negro Spirituals. Edited with an Introduction by James Weldon Johnson. Musical arrangements by J. Rosamond Johnson.

      4to., original cloth lettered on spine and upper board. A very good copy with rather tatty remains of original dust wrapper. First edition. Inscribed by James Johnson to the African-American anthologist, critic, editor of the influential annual Anthology of Magazine Verse, and poet William Stanley Braithwaite, "For Stanley from Jim." Johnson had included several of Braithwaite's poems in his pioneering Book of American Negro Poetry (1922)

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        A Map of Cape Cod.

      Melanie Elisabeth Leonard. 1926. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 23 3/4 x 34 1/2 inches on sheet size 25 x 35 1/2 inches, now professionally mounted on linen backing minimising wear along creases, extra fold along lower left fold. A whimsical pictorial map of Cape Cod by Melanie Elisabeth Leonard distinguished by a mythical green and orange sea creature, its tail forming the Cape Cod Canal. Images of historical and natural events ("Easterly Gales") and places on the Island enhance the decorative border of fish. The legend shows the pictographs used to indicate noteworthy sights, from Light-houses to Salt Haycocks, from fishermen to bootleggers.

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        Céleste Ugolin

      First edition, one of the hors commerce lettered copies, reserved for the author, on Hollande, the tirage de tête along with 5 numbered copies on Hollande and 3 on Japon.Endpapers slightly faded, rare fonxing, not serious, on some edges, otherwise a good copy, wide-margined.Rare. Editions du Sagittaire Paris 1926 18x23cm broché

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        Noa Noa: Voyage à Tahiti.

      Paris: G. Crès et Cie. [1926] - Large quarto. Original raffia cloth, titles to spine and front cover red. With the lithographed dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to foot of rear pastedown. Light rubbing to foot of spine, an excellent uncommonly bright copy in the jacket with lightly toned spine, light nicks to extremities, 3 small closed tears to head of front panel, 1 to head of rear panel, another to head of spine. With 36 full page facsimile reproductions of water colours, drawings, woodblock prints and photos, further illustrations in text, all by Gauguin. First French edition, number 80 of 100 copies, a facsimile of Gauguin's original manuscript journal, which, "represents an important project in book-making by this major artist". It is less common than the German edition, published in the same year with a total limitation of 400 copies. Only eight copies of the French edition have been traced at auction. The Artist and the Book 115. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Neighbours. Signed by the Author. With ALS from the Author.

      Robert Holden 1926 - First edition of the Author's first novel. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Firm VG copy with some spine lean, browning of the cut edge, spotting of the prelims and just a few spots to the contents in places. In VG- dust jacket which is generally somewhat faded and rubbed with wear at the ends of the spine and corners. A closed v tear in the centre of the rear panel and the wear at the top of the spine have been reinforced internally in the past with tape which, now gone, has left stains which are not visible from outside. With 1934 ALS from the author on Savage Club letterhead to Mr Partridge saying he will sign a copy of the book. The book is duly signed on the title page with "Yours sincerely". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        North American Indians. Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Their Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America. 1832-1839.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926 - 2 volumes, large octavo, original pictorial red cloth, titles gilt to spines and front covers with pictorial decoration in gilt and black, top edge gilt, others uncut. Very light bumps and rubbing to ends of spines and tips; an excellent, fresh set. Over 300 colour illustrations on 180 plates, including 3 coloured maps, one folding. A young lawyer turned portraitist, Catlin set out in 1830 from his home in Pennsylvania to record on canvas the indigenous tribes of North America and their way of life. His eight years among the major tribes of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains resulted in his "Indian Gallery," an enormous collection of artefacts as well as more than four hundred paintings, including portraits and scenes of tribal life. The resultant book, first published with uncoloured plates in 1841, is "one of the most original, authentic and popular works on the subject" (Sabin). "The history and the customs of such a people," Catlin wrote, "preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life, shall prevent me from becoming their historian" (Hassrick). Hassrick 15; Sabin 11536.

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        Map of the State of New Hampshire.

      Elizabeth Shurtleff & Helen F. McMillin. Copyright 1926. Color poster / pictorial map on sheet 34 x 23 1/2 inches, multiple folds as issued now mimimised by professional mounting on linen. Fold separations at upper centre and at right centre have been repaired with some unevenness of color where inpainted. Owing to the detail and bright coloration of the design this is not very noticeable. A very decorative pictorial map of New Hampshire by Elizabeth Shurtleff. The ornate scroll border at left and right is used to great effect in highlighting different seals associated with the state, its towns and colleges. The main body of the map is filled with little pictographs representing historical events and contemporary activities. The influence of MacDonald Gill's Wonderground map of London Town is apparent in the "speech bubbles" with short pithy sayings or quips emerging from the mouths of many of the characters. A beautifully designed map.

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        Manoscritto autografo ''Sinossi delle Guerre Napoleoniche''. S.d. ma 1926-1930 ca.

      1926. 4 pagine di grande formato (320x218) vergate al solo recto e numerate in alto. Al verso di tre ff. in grafia calligrafica di altra mano indicazione ''Gennaio 1926'', ''Marzo 1926'', ''Ottobre 1926'': i fogli provenivano probabilmente da un'agenda del 1926 e vennero riutilizzati dal Duce. Si tratta di una serie di appunti autografi in cui ordinatamente annota le date e il nome delle Battaglie napoleoniche dal 9/5/1769 (battaglia di Pontenuovo) al 14/6/1815 (Battaglia di Waterloo) e riporta brevi e sporadici commenti sul numero delle vittime o sugli schieramenti. Nota è la passione del Duce per Napoleone tanto che, con l'aiuto di Gioacchino Forzano, compose il dramma teatrale «Campo di maggio» rappresentato per la prima volta a Roma nel 1930; lo spunto decisivo gli era giunto dalla lettura del «Napoleone» di Emil Ludwig ma ne affidò la stesura a un collaboratore di Puccini, che ne seguì con assoluta fedeltà le indicazioni. L'ottimo esito del lavoro incoraggiò Mussolini a proseguire nella collaborazione con Forzano e già nel 1931 fu pronto «Villafranca», il cui protagonista era Cavour e nel 1939 «Cesare», un'opera palesemente autoreferenziale. I presenti inediti fogli testimoniano l'attitudine alla ricerca di Mussolini e il suo attento studio su uno dei suoi personaggi storici preferiti. Tracce di piegatura e qualche arrossamento della carta nel margine superiore bianco.

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        Anne of Green Gables

      Boston: L.C. Page, and Company, 1926. Second edition from / new plates, made in 1925: / the old plates of the original / edition in 1908, being worn / out. With new illustrations. / L. M. Montgomery Macdonald / April / 1926. Illustrated by Elizabeth R. Withington. Bound in the publisher's ribbed light teal cloth, with gilt lettering to the front board and spine, illustration of a woman's profile to the front board, publisher's advertisements at the rear of the text. A very good copy, with wear and light rubbing to the extremities, bright spine, spine cracked between the half-title and the frontispiece, otherwise intact spine, small piece of tape to the rear pastedown. Second edition from / new plates, made in 1925: / the old plates of the original / edition in 1908, being worn / out. With new illustrations. / L. M. Montgomery Macdonald / April / 1926. Illustrated by Elizabeth R. Withington. Extremely Rare - Inscribed by the Author. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Additionally inscribed with a former owner's provenance note to the front pastedown: "This book, autographed by the / author, was presented in 1948 to / Sister Mary Kathleen, then superintendent / of nurses, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, / by the author's son, Dr. Stuart / Macdonald, member of the / Staff of Obstetrics and Gynaecology [sic] / St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada. / To Franie / Affectionately / Aunt Amy / Dec. 13, 1977". Overall, a clean and attractive copy with strong provenance. The only signed Anne of Green Gables we have seen. After inscribing the book, the author bequeathed this copy to her son, Dr. Stuart Macdonald, who presented this volume to the nursing superintendent at the Toronto hospital where he worked. In turn, the nurse gave this copy to "Aunt Amy," who chronicled the book's ownership history in her inscription. Aunt Amy gifted this book, and additionally inscribed it, to Franie. Franie passed the book down to the step-mother of the most recent owner. The personal nature of this volume's provenance emphasizes the rareness of a signed copy of this title. The author's inscription relates to Elizabeth Withington's eight illustrated plates, including one frontispiece. The earliest editions of Anne of Green Gables contain illustrations by W. A. J. and M. A. Claus. All three artists were painters working with a variety of mediums, meaning their works had to be copied by printers for mass reproduction. By 1925, the printer's plates of Claus' work had been used to the point that they were no longer producing clear images. Rather than making new plates from the original Claus illustrations, Withington created new original illustrations for the subsequent printings. Although the choice of illustrator was likely made by the publisher, Montgomery's inscription, which is accompanied with a small cat silhouette illustration, implies she was rather fond of Withington's artwork. Anne of Green Gables is a story about a young orphan girl, Anne Shirley, who is sent to live on a farm on Prince Edward Island with a family who had intended to adopt a boy. Montgomery drew much of the novel's setting from her own childhood experiences living with her grandparents on the eastern coast of the island. Like her readers, the author was quite taken with the jovial character she had created and wrote multiple sequels to this first installment of what would become a beloved children's series.

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        The Imperial Palaces of Peking

      Paris: Librairie National d'Art et d'Homme, G. Van Oest, 1926. First Edition. Three volumes; folio (33cm.); publisher's navy blue cloth, gilt-lettered spines, top edges gilt, others untrimmed; vi,67pp. & 274 collotype plates; additional 14 plates of maps and plans, all but one folding; frontispieces in each volume. Boards very gently shelf worn and corners bumped, upper cover of Vol. I dampstained; some plates starting to separate and one plate (no. 121) loose, not an uncommon occurance as the textblocks are too heavy for the bindings. Still, quite a nice, better than usual set in the original binding. The collected photographs taken by the Swedish art historian and sinologist during his stay in Peking in 1922.

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        Winnie The Pooh - the true first issue SIGNED by Ernest H. Shepard

      Methuen, 1926 A first edition, first printing published by Methuen in 1926. A very good book without inscriptions - a little off-setting to the endpapers. No foxing whatsoever. Some scuff marks to the front and rear boards and to the corners. SIGNED by Ernest H. Shepard to the top corner go the second endpaper with (Xmas 1926 also). Small name below. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper, showing 117th thousandth to the rear end flap. Small loss to the spine tips affecting 'winnie'. Some rubbing to the spine itself. A very nice and presentable copy of the rare Pooh title and exceptionally rare signed by the illustrator Shepard.[removed][removed]

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        Winnie-the-Pooh.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1926. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine, pictorial decoration and ruling to front board, and top edge gilt, yellow map endpapers. Illustrations throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Spine rolled with bumps to spine ends, internally fresh; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. With the publisher's order form for the deluxe editions laid in. 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.

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        CRÓNICA DO FELICISSIMO REI D. MANUEL.

      - Composta por? Nova edição, conforme a primeira, anotada e prefaciada. Dirigida por Joaquim Martins Teixeira de Carvalho e David Lopes. [Colecção] Escriptores Rerum Lusitanarum. Imprensa da Universidade. Coimbra. 1926. Obra em 4 volumes encadernados em 2 volumes. De 30x21 cm. Com xlix-241-144 e 276-264 pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele ferros a ouro na lombada e a seco nas pastas ao gosto do séc. xviii. Ilustrado com os frontispícios da edição prínceps e capitulares decorativas. Exemplar em homenagem da Imprensa da Universidade com dedicatória do Prof. Joaquim Carvalho dirigida ao Prof. Lúcio de Azevedo. A primeira edição, da primeira parte, foi publicada em 1566; a presente obra é uma edição diplomática, com transcrição de variantes e alterações, complementada com um índice analítico no último volume. As páginas preliminares contêm um estudo sobre os métodos de trabalho do autor, em que são descritas as variantes do texto da obra, entre vários exemplares da parte Iª, as alterações aos capítulos XXIII e XXVII da parte terceira, determinadas pela rainha D. Catarina, a crítica contemporânea feita pelo Conde de Tentúgal, com as respostas de Damião de Góis, a tréplica de referido Conde e é feito o ponto da situação da investigação científica sobre as causas do processo da Inquisição contra Damião de Góis. Numa segunda parte descreve as anteriores edições e define critérios de transcrição do texto. Uma das mais célebres obras históricas do século XVI, da autoria de um humanista muito viajado e de grande cultura, que ficou envolta numa áspera e prolongada polémica desde a altura da sua publicação, devido, principalmente, à atitude do autor em relação à casa de Bragança. Location/localizacao: 7-A1-F-54

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        Bau-Wettbewerbe. Sammlung von 44 Ausgaben 1926-1931.br

      Mit vielen Abb. Umschläge teils leicht angestaubt, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Vorhanden sind Nr. 1 März 1926 Krankenhaus Singen a.H., Nr.5 Südermarkt und Bahnhofszufuhrstraße in Flensburg, Nr.6 Flughafen in Hamburg, Nr.7 Gewerkschaftshaus in Bremen, Nr. 8 Handelskammer in Mannheim, Nr.9 Rathaus in Willingen u. Messehaus in Pforzheim, Nr.26 Hauptfeuerwache und Verwaltungsgebäude in Breslau, Nr.27 Landesbibliothek und Eidgenössisches Amt in Bern, Nr.28 Heger Friedhof in Osnabrück, Nr.29 Handelsschule in Stuttgart u. Schützenhaus in Karlsruhe, Nr.30 Völkerbundpalast in Genf, Nr.31 Kirche Gemeinde- u. Pfarrhaus in Dessau u. Evang. Gemeindehaus und Hospiz in Lünen, Nr. 32 Neuer Bahnhof Karlsruhe, Nr.33 Bundesschule des Allg. Gewerkschaftsbundes in Bernau-Berlin, (ab Nr.35 größeres Format) Nr.35 Jugendherberge am Spindlerpass (Riesengebirge) u. Erweiterungsbau der Karlsruher Lebensversicherung, Nr.36 Rathaus in Rüdesheim am Rhein u. Kath. Kirche mit Pfarrhaus in Neu-Rössen bei Merseburg, Nr.37 Kinderheilstätte in Harzgerode, Nr.40 Pfarrhaus, Kirche und Gemeindehaus in Rheinfelden (Baden), Nr.41 Kath. Mädchenmittelschule und Techn. Seminar in Münster i.W., Nr.42 Deutsches Theater in Brünn, Nr.43 Technische Messe in Leipzig, Nr.44 Krankenhaus in Dürrheim, Nr.45 Bebauung des Lamey-Geländes in Mannheim. Nr.46 Evang. Volkshaus in Frankfurt a.M., Nr.47 Diakonissenanstalt in Karlsruhe, Nr.48 Krankenanstalten in Elberfeld, Nr.49 Volksschule in Krefeld-Linn, Hallenschwimmbad in Trier, Kriegerdenkmal in Tsingtau, Nr.50 Dr. Aschrott-Wohlfahrtshaus in Kassel, Nr.51 Marie von Boschan-Aschrott-Altersheim in Kassel, Nr.52 Staatliche Polizeiunterkunft in Essen, Nr.53 Tuberkulosekrankenhaus in Marburg a.d. Lahn, Nr.54 Volkshaus in Greiz u. Konzert- und Kunsthaus in Luzern, Nr.47 Bebauung des Hochfeldes in Augsburg, Nr.58 Pädagogische Akademie in Kassel, Nr.59 Empfangsgebäude der Reichsbahn in Düsseldorf, Nr.60 Erziehungsheim in Freiburg i.Br., Nr.61 Dreirosenbrücke in Basel, Nr.63 Bezirkskrankenhaus in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Nr.64 Siedlung an der Amsterdamer Straße in Düsseldorf, Nr.65 Ev. Kirche in Berlin-Frohnau u. Kriegerehrung in Uedem, Nr.66 Wohn- und Geschäftshaus in Heilbronn, Nr.67 Hochhaushotel in Basel u. Einäscherungshalle in Graz, Nr.68 Arbeitsamt in Stuttgart, Nr.69 Kath. Kirche in Essen und Friedhofskapelle in Kornwestheim. - Einzelabgabe von Heften ist zum Preis von 24 Euro je Heft auf Anfrage möglich.

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        China in Sign and Symbol

      

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        NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS: Being Letters and Notes on their Manners, Customs and Conditions, Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-1839.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. Two volume set. Original decorated red/maroon cloth bindings with some corners having tiny bumps and minimal shelfwear, remaining bright and crisp. Both dustjackets are moderately browned on the spine, with moderate rubbing and shelfwear to the extremities, and several small tears and a few tiny chips; protected in archival mylar. Contains 325 color illustrations including a folding map. The text is absolutely clean and bright, inner hinges strong, and these are quite possibly the nicest copies you may ever encounter. Bound from Oliver & Boyd sheets. Howes C241; Wagner-Camp 84. . Hardcover. Very good+ condition/Very good- condition (DJ). Octavo (8vo).

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        Gmelins Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie. Handbook of Inorganic & Organometallic Chemistry. 8 Auflage. (Achte Vollig Neu Bearbeitete Auflage). 8th edition; Systems #1-71 with most supplements and indexes. 719 Books. A NEARLY COMPLETE SET

      Verlag Chemie 1926-1995 - 8th edition; Systems #1-71 with most supplements and indexes. 719 Books. A NEARLY COMPLETE SET; Mostly bound, some volumes have been rebound in buckram, ex-library but text clean & bindings tight. The set is nearly complete when compared to the 1997/98 "Complete Catalog." There are only 24 volumes lacking, most of which are supplementary and index volumes. . Photos available upon request.

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        Der Treppenaufgang zum Biebricher Schloß

       Orig.-Bleistiftzeichnung auf braunem Papier, rechts unten signiert und mit handschriftlicher Widmung: Herrn Stadtbaumeister Finsterwalder zugeeignet von Johannes Boehland. - Motiv: 41 x 56 cm, hinter Glas im profilierten Echtholzrahmen mit Goldauflage. - 46 x 61. * Boehland studierte an den Staatsschulen für freie und angewandte Kunst Berlin bei Oskar Hermann, Werner Hadank und Emil Rudolf Weiß (Schriftgestaltung). Ab 1926 war er als Graphiker an der staatl. Porzellanmaufaktur in Berlin tätig und lehrte von 1929 bis 1931 an der HBK Berlin. Für die Olympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin entwarf er die Glocke und i. A. des Preußischen Innenministeriums das Hoheitszeichen. Von 1945 bis 1949 leitete Boehland die Abt. Graphik an der Werkkunstschule Wiesbaden und war ab 1951 deren Direktor. Bis zu seinem Tode arbeitete der Künstler für verschiedene Verlage als Illustrator, gestaltete Schriften (Balzac-Type) und Entwürfe für Exlibris, Signets, Bucheinbände, Theaterplakate, Gedenktafeln, etc. - Vgl. Vollmer I, 1953; V, 1961. - Dressler II, 1930. - Börsch-Supan, Ver. Berliner Künstler, B 1991, 63, 180. - Sehr gut und fein ausgearbeitete Bleistiftzeichnung von hoher Qualität !Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Harper's Bazar.

      International Magazine Company. New York. 07- 1926. - Profusely illustrated fashion magazine; 13 ¼ x 9 ½ inches; 148 pp. First publication of D. H. Lawrence’s "Rocking-Horse Winner," described in the Harper’s Bazar table of contents as "A Gripping Tale of a Little English Boy." Story illustrated by Smithson Broadhead. Magazine cover art by Erté (Romain de Tirtoff). Two vertical creases to front cover. Light toning at top of front cover and at bottom free edge. Chip at bottom of spine. Contents in very good clean condition. An uncommon Lawrence first edition. The magazine's editors have inserted the following descriptive text beneath the short story’s title: "A Story About Young England that May Mystify You but Will be Sure to Grip You." The magazine contains numerous fashion pages (various articles on the Paris Mid-Season Collections and advertisements for French Couture houses including Worth, Agnès, and Henri Vergne), fiction by Anita Loos and up-market advertising pages which include include Rolls-Royce, Stutz, Willys-Knight and Lincoln automobiles. Also an illustrated article "Luggage of Unusual Imagination Designed by Erté." An engaging lavishly illustrated time capsule. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L'ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduction Louis Viardot, précédée d'une préface de Miguel de Unamuno. Dessins de Gus Bofa.

      Paris, Simon Kra 1926 - 4 vol. In-4°. Avec des illustrations en pochoir. Reliure demi maroquin marron à coins, tranches de tête dorés, couvertures conservées. Edition originale. - Un des 450 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin exécuté sous la direction de A. Renard. Les dessins de Gus Bofa ont été coloriés au pochoir dans les ateliers de D. Jacomet & Cie. - Dos décoloré, sinon très bel exemplaire.

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        Metropolis

      Berlin: August Scherl. Berlin, August Scherl, 1926. First Edition. Third Impression. An important book, with four stills (complete) from the science fiction epic of the same year. The third issue in wraps. Preceded by the first thousand with the Willy Reimann illustration (of which was have a copy in stock as of writing), and the second thousand matching this issue. Condition is near fine. Externally just lightly worn, internally with a fairly trivial waterstain to first couple of dozen leaves. Doesn't really detract. Spine a little worn, but a very presentable copy. Thea von Harbou and her husband, Fritz Lang, worked on the film concurrently. The plot of the film and book were produced together. It was a massive undertaking, and hugely popular. It remains one of the era's most important films, and the present title is one of the most collectable books in science fiction film. Uncommon. Cover art / illustrations by Werner Graul [5809, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Paperback. 1st Edition. 1926.

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        The Londoner's Garden

      Southern Railways Advertising. London: Adams Brothers and Shardlow Ltd. [printers], 1926 Lithograph in nine colors. 39.6 x 25.2 in. / 100.7 x 53.9 cm. Pinholes at corners and at extreme right edge; professional repair of two marginal tears not affecting image and a few small flaws at edges; light stain at edges of upper right margin. Not located in OCLC

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery]
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        "This Was A Man". A Comedy in Three Acts.

      8vo., original paper covered boards with paper labels on spine and upper board with scarce dust wrapper. Spine of wrapper slightly sunned, a little light chipping, small repaired tear to lower panel of wrapper, neat presentation inscription, bookplate, otherwise a very good copy preserved in custom made fall-down-back box with dark blue morocco spine lettered, panelled and decorated in gilt. First edition. This play was not published in England until 1928 when it was included in a volume of three of Coward's plays together with Home Chat and Sirocco. A scarce item, especially in dust wrapper. "This was a Man...was refused a licence by the Lord Chamberlain because of its flippant approach to the theme - a faithless wife whose husband is having an affair with another woman. It was presented in New York (1926), Berlin (1927) and Paris (1928), but never in Britain." (Castle Noel, 1972). The play was finally produced in Britain at the Finborough Theatre in 2014.

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        Six contes

      - Edouard Champion, Paris 1926, 15,5x20,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale stampato 49 ex nostra numerati uno dei 44 in Giappone. la metà di rilegatura ... firma autografa dell'autore alla giustificazione del sorteggio. copia rara e molto bello. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 49 exemplaires numérotés, le nôtre un des 44 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin vert à bandes, dos lisse agrémenté de pièces de maroquin mosaïqué jaune et rouge et orné de lisérés noirs, filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, ex-libris encollé sur une garde, tête dorée, reliure Art Déco de l'époque. Signature autographe de l'auteur à la justification du tirage. Rare et bel exemplaire. Rare et très bel exemplaire.

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        Liubov k trem apelsinam. Lyubov k trem apel'sinam. k postanovke opery Sergeya Prokof’eva, avtograficheskie danye i stati.

      Leningrad, Academia 1926 - Small Octavo. 36 pages, 2nn leaves. Original illustrated brochure. The cover is slightly stained and used. Tiny edition of 1000 copies with an interesting avantgarde design. ref. Dickinson college, Russian M First russian edition of the opera " The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33, also known by its French language title L'amour des trois oranges. A satirical opera by Sergei Prokofiev.premiered in Chicago, Illinois, in 1921, first in Russian in 1926 ! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K., ILAB]
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        Figure e canti.

      1926. Milano, Treves, 1926. PRIMA edizione. In 16mo (cm. 19,5); copertina originale; pp. (8), 133 (3). Axs

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        Television: Seeing by Wireless.

      London: W. S. Caines for Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1926. First Edition of the first book in English on television. Dinsdale discusses the technical challenges faced by early experimenters (Jan van Szczepanik, Boris Rosing, Denoys von Kihaly and others), but focuses primarily on the work of the Scottish engineer John Logie Baird (1888-1946), the first person to produce televised pictures of objects in motion. In February 1924 Baird produced the first television image in outline, and in April 1925 he transmitted the first pictures between two televisions. By the following October Baird had succeeded in transmitting images with gradations of light and shade, and on January 27, 1926, he successfully transmitted recognizable human faces between two rooms by television. 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 developments. Television reached a state of technical feasibility in 1931, and the first high-definition broadcasting system was launched in London in 1936 by the BBC. The plates include a view of the very first television picture. The Richard Green copy, with a tape repair on the back panel of the dust-jacket and some minor rubbing, sold at Christies' on June 17, 2008 for $16,250.00. Shiers, Early Television: A Bibliographic Guide to 1940, p. 841. 8vo (184 x 125 mm), pp 62, including portrait of Baird and 11 further full-page plates, original printed paper boards, pictorial dust-jacket (upper capital with a small professional repair, hardly visible), custom cloth clamsell box, a fine copy.

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        Gedichte. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Karl Walser.

      Berlin, Paul Cassirer, 1926. Mit 20 OLithographien (davon 17 ganzseitig) sowie einer Folge von 29 sign. OLithographien auf Japan, jeweils unter Passepartour, von Karl Walser. Fol., lose Lagen in OHpergamentkasette mit schwarzgepr. RTItel und Deckelschild Badorrek-Hoguth A 10. - Schauer II, 57. - Eyssen S. 176. - Dorn 509. - Feilchenfeldt/Brandis 74. - Goethes Gedichte mit Illustrationen graphischer Künstler der Gegenwart, Bd. IV. - 1 von 100 num. Exemplaren der prachtvollen Publikation, mit der signierten Suite sämtlicher Graphiken auf Japan (einschließlich der verworfenen Illustrationen). - Breitrandiger, sauberer Pressendruck auf kräftigem Zanders-Bütten; der Text liegt in 6 gr. unbeschnittenen Rohbogen vor. - \"Karl Walser beschreitet mit dem hier gewählten provokanten Stil (offenbar mit der Zustimmung Paul Cassirers) bewußt neue Wege und bringt in die \'heere Welt der Goethe-Gedichte\' einen volkstümlichen, naiv-ironischen Ton hinein, der im Zusammenhang mit für die Mappe vorgesehenen weiteren Künstlern wie etwa Erich Heckel, Oskar Kokoscha oder möglicherweise auch Max Pechstein und Rudolf Grossmann berwertet werden sollte\" (Feilchenfeldt/Brandis). Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        L'Envers du Music-hall. Gravures de J.- E. LABOUREUR.

      Paris Au Sans Pareil, " Grande Collection N° 1", 1926. - Petit in-4 de (4)-170-(1) pp, broché, couverture rempliée et imprimée sous, étui imprimé, sous emboîtage décoré. Beau livre orné de 32 burins originaux de Jean-Emile Laboureur dont le frontispice et 6 hors-texte. Premier titre de " La Grande collection " du Sans Pareil qui connut un grand succès lors de la souscription, entraînant une augmentation du tirage ainsi que du nombre de gravures qui passa de 26 à 32. Edition de luxe tirée à 440 exemplaires, dont 350 ex sur vergé de Rives.Celui-ci est un des 20 ex. hors commerce signé et offert l'éditeur sur vergé de Rives.EXEMPLAIRE EN PARFAIT ETAT. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Lettre à Jacques Maritain. - Réponse à Jean Cocteau

      - Stock, Paris 1926, 13,5x19cm, 2 volumes brochés. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate su Arches, il nostro uno dei 25 compromesso per ogni volume, solo carta di grandi dimensioni con 30 il Giappone. Dos e piatti e marginalmente leggermente scoloriti come al solito, altrimenti bel set con tutti i margini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, le nôtre un des 25 hors commerce pour chacun des volumes, seuls grands papiers avec 30 Japon. Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement décolorés comme habituellement, sinon agréable ensemble à toutes marges.

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        Photograph album documenting six years in the life of an itinerate west coast laborer, whaler, and general seaman

      Oregon, at sea, and in many ports of call 1926 - The album measures 15.5" x 9" and contains 100 pages with over 300 photographs (mostly 3" x 5"), several pieces of personal ephemera, about 15 newspaper or periodical clippings, and 46 different beer bottle labels. The photos are arranged in somewhat chronological order, and almost all are in nice shape; a couple are creased or torn. Everything is pasted/glued to the pages save for a few newspaper clippings. Most pages are captioned in now faded white pencil. The album is worn. The back cover has been mended and the binding cord replaced. The pages are edge-worn. Deneen apparently was a seaman and laborer who moved from job to job, documenting his life with a camera and occasionally selling photos and short articles to magazines, e.g., "Dangerous Static" in Science and Invention, a short photo-essay about his experience working as a steeplejack on a 600' tall radio antennae. The album includes: 5 photos of the funeral of Nestor Varrio, a seaman and member of the Sailors Union of the Pacific who was shot at Linnton, Oregon during a gun battle with police after he and other members used a firearm to threaten scab dockworkers. 11 photos and a magazine clipping showing Deneen's work cleaning insulators on a 600' radio antennae for station KKK at Hillsboro, Oregon. 11 photos of a bullfight in Lima, Peru. 18 photos of a whaling expedition for the American Pacific Whaling Company that brought in the first whale of 1920 season including images of a fin-back whale at sea, firing the harpoon gun, and the dead whale in the water and on a dock. 6 photos of Hot Springs, Arkansas including the New Arlington and Waukesa Hotels and The Geary and Quapaw Bathhouses. 4 photos from 1900 of the shipwreck of three-masted saling ship, the Helga, at Waikiki Beach. Several photos of Deneen and shipmates holding caught fish including barracuda, sailfish, mahi-mahi, etc. Several photos of the Hood and Columbia River. A few photos of clam digging for canneries. A number of photos of shipmates and ships (both sailing and steam) upon some of which Deneen sailed including the Frank H. Bunk, S. S. Tennessee, Lyman Steward, and Meriden. Many other photos at sea and of harbors, cities, and countryside of Alaska, Alexandria, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, Portland, Richmond (California), and Shanghai. 46 large and colorful labels from beers of Australia, the Canal Zone, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, and the Philippines. A truly fascinating visual record of a seaman's life in the early 1920s.

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        Ludwig Hohlwein.

      Phönix,Berlin 1926 - **NUR FÜR KURZE ZEIT 20% RABATT**Mit einer Einführung von Walter F. Schubert. Berlin, Phönix 1926. Mit 287 (64 farbigen) Tafeln. 4°. 73 S. Orig.-Leinen.-Reich illustriertes Standardwerk über den wohl bedeutendsten Gebrauchsgraphiker seiner Zeit mit einer Fülle von Abbildungen seiner berühmten Plakate. - Text zweisprachig deutsch/englisch. - Sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - One of 1000 Copies SIGNED by the Author in dust wrapper

      Brentano's, 1926 A first edition, first printing published by Brentano's in 1926. A very good book without inscriptions SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. Some light spotting to the page edges. In a good+ unclipped wrapper with some light loss to the spine head and one or two smaller chips. Small stain to the front flap. A rare edition and especially so in the notoriously fragile wrapper.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi

      

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        La passion de Roland Garros

      1926. Les éditions de France, Paris 1926, 14x20,5cm, 2 volumes brochés. - Les éditions de France, Paris 1926, 14x20,5cm, 2 volumes brochés. - Prima edizione, uno dei 16 esemplari numerati su carta Olanda in grande stampa il più piccolo 18 prima del Giappone. Autograph firmata dall'autore a pagina mezza titolo del primo volume. La nostra copia è arricchita con una lettera autografa datata e firmata dall'autore, tre pagine, indirizzata a un avvocato in cui difende la madre di Roland Garros su questioni legali legate al nome dell'operazione famiglia "Open", in cui è stato privato così lei ha combattuto per la gloriosa memoria di suo figlio e ha sempre mantenuto buoni rapporti con lui ... busta chiusa intestata del Académie Goncourt. Abbiamo anche Alleghiamo una cartolina rappresentante fotografica firmata piede J. Ajalbert. Copertine illustrati da Busset con scarichi di illustrazione dei primi due volumi guardie. Bella copia di tutti i margini. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 16 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage en grand papier le plus restreint avant 18 Japon. Envoi autographe signé de Jean Ajalbert sur la page de faux-titre du premier volume. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une lettre autographe datée et signée de l'auteur, de trois pages, adressée à un avoué dans laquelle il prend la défense de la mère de Roland Garros à propos de problèmes juridiques liés à l'exploitation du nom de famille "Garros" dont on l'a privée alors qu'elle s'est battue pour le souvenir glorieux de son fils et qu'elle a toujours entretenu de bon rapports avec lui..., enveloppe jointe à en-tête de l'Académie Goncourt. Nous joignons également une carte postale photographique représentant J. Ajalbert signée en pied. Couvertures illustrées par Busset avec décharges de l'illustration sur les deux premières gardes des volumes. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges.

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        Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1926 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine, pictorial decoration and ruling to front board, and top edge gilt, yellow map endpapers. Spine rolled with bumps to spine ends, internally fresh; an excellent copy. Illustrations throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. First edition, first impression. With the publisher's order form for the deluxe editions laid in. 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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