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        The Land of Mist.

      London: Hutchinson, n.d. [1926]. - FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp.294; [26], publisher's adverts. In a recent binding of green full morocco, with raised bands and gilt titles to spine; top edge gilt, green marbled endpapers. Original green cloth front board and spine bound in at rear. Internally clean and bright, minor foxing to prelims and endmatter with some occasional marks. Initialled by Doyle to the title page, with the inscription: "With love from the / big brother / A C D". A gripping adventure story featuring Professor Challenger, Doyle's more dynamic and aggressive protagonist - described in "The Lost World" by one character as "just a homicidal megalomaniac with a turn for science". This novel was written after Doyle's turn to spiritualism, and Doyle here explores his spiritualist beliefs through the medium of adventure fiction. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Cantica Natalia. viginti hymni in honorem Nativitatis Domini nostri Jesu Christi

      E Typographia S. Dominici apud Ditchling [Ditchling: Saint Dominic's Press] 1926. Folio, (ii), 24, 24a, (1), 25-49, (1) pp. Twelve wood engravings, three hand coloured, including three by Eric Gill, one by David Jones, five by Desmond Chute and three by Philip Hagreen, with plainsong staves throughout printed in red with black notes, some leaves with light browning. Not bound, held in a custom buckram box. Originally printed for use in St. Wilfrid's Church, Burgess Hill, this grand folio was one of the few St. Dominic's books to contain hand coloured wood engravings. Including simple settings of Christmas Carols in Latin, there were ninety-five numbered copies produced in a brown cloth binding; this example is not numbered and must have been an unused copy that was never bound. Taylor & Sewell A141.

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        Soldier's Pay

      Boni and Liveright, New York, 1926 Near Fine in original navy cloth covered boards. Beautiful, clear gilt lettering on cover and spine. First Edition (one of 2,500 copies). Slight rubbing along top and bottom edges. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        Le mariage basque -

      Le Divan 1926 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4. 141 pp. Chemise crème rempliée légèrement jaunie sur le dos et les coins. Intérieur parfait. Édition illustrée de 8 eaux-fortes en couleurs hors texte gravées en deux planches par André Lambert d'après les aquarelles de Ramiro ARRUE ainsi que de 7 lettrines et 7 en-têtes gravés sur bois par et d'après les mêmes. Très bel état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 300 exemplaires. Un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        All the Sad Young Men.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, , 1926. Octavo. Original blue-green cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind, fore edge untrimmed. Ownership stamp to front free endpaper, ownership inscription to half-title. Some light marks to covers, slight "coffee cup" mark to rear cover, a little wear to tips. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, of "Fitzgerald's strongest collection, with four major stories ('The Rich Boy', 'Winter Dreams', 'Absolution', and 'The Sensible Thing') as well as five commercial stories ? As was his custom, Fitzgerald polished the magazine texts of these stories. He was convinced that the book publication of stories affected his reputation, whereas the magazine appearances were ignored by the critics" (Bruccoli, Some Sort of Epic Grandeur, p. 272).

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        Persian Gulf. Mouth of the Euphrates. Shatt Al Arab and Bahmanshir River. From surveys by the Port Directorate, Basra, 1926-38. Khor Abdullah surveyed by Commr. H. E. F. Paine RIN, 1941-1942. London, 1944.

      1926. Map (67 x 98 cm). Lights and beacons highlighted in purple. Wartime reprint, "reproduced by the U.S. Hydrographic Office from British Admiralty Chart". First issued in 1921, with changes in 1923, 1928, 1931, 1936, 1940, and 1943. Not in Al Ankary; Al-Qasimi.

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        Red Sea. Jidda with its Approaches surveyed by Commander W. J. L. Wharton, R. N. London, published at the Admiralty, 1926.

      1926. 1025 x 700 mm. Scale 1:24,216. Chart showing Jeddah, with an inset map of the "Inner Anchorage". Engraved chart, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, lighthouses and beacons picked out in yellow and red, inland elevations, detailing and buildings. Published in 1878, revised in 1926. Signs of contemporary use, with several pencil markings. Folded.

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        Down the Rabbit Hole

      NY: Bouillon-Sanders & Chopp, 1926. Merriman Peck, Anne. Quarto. (16)pp. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white, and in a bright orange binding featuring the main character, Willie, with fully movable arms. A "Willie Wait a Minute," who is always postponing his responsibilities to play just a minute longer, is able to indulge his curiosity about a rabbit warren when some magic clover shrinks him down to rabbit size. However, every time he says "wait a minute," he grows taller, until he becomes trapped inside the warren. Only his solemn promise to never say those words again lets him come back above ground, where he promptly answers his mother call: "Yes, mother, I'm coming right away!" Illustrated by noted American writer, illustrator, and artist Anne Merriman Peck, and designed by Kay Swan as part of the "Swan Book" series. Green endpapers patterned with rabbits. Text block loose from boards, and some wear and soiling to covers, else a very good copy with a bright interior. No institutional copies.

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        GOSOKUI GOTAITEN KINEN KAIGAI JIJYO SHASHIN CHO: REMEMBERANCE ALBUM OF THE CORONATION CEREMONY OF THE SHOWA EMPEROR HIROHITO, 1926.

      - A MARVELOUS PHOTOGRAHIC ALBUM FROM OVERSEAS JAPANESE Shimonoseki-shi 1931, Kan-mon Kohtoh Yohsai Jo-Gakkoh. Pink oblong album, cord tied spine, 33 x 22.5 cm., 322+94+103+25+3 pages, 547+b.w. photos, most 14 x 10 cm., ie one per page,tissue guards, Japanese text, covers bit faded, else clean. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Les horloges d'édifices

      - Gauthier-Villars, Paris 1926, 16x24,5cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in angoli dolore mezze marroni, torna con cinque nervi illuminarono tratteggiate contreplats d'oro guardie e carta fatta a mano, prima copertina piatto conservate, moderna vincolanti. Prenota adornata con numerose illustrazioni. Risguardo incollato sul retro della copertina del primo piano, la data ed ex-dono in margine superiore della pagina occhietto. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi chagrin à coins brun, dos à cinq nerfs réhaussés de pointillés dorés, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, premier plat de couverture conservé, reliure moderne. Ouvrage orné de nombreuses illustrations. Page de garde collée au verso du premier plat de couverture, date et ex-dono en marge supérieure de la page de faux-titre. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Abraham Lincoln. The Prarie Years.

      London: Jonathan Cape Limited,, 1926. Two volumes, octavo (229 x 147 mm). Finely bound by Asprey in dark green half morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, matching cloth boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Black and white illustrations throughout. Couple of minor marks to boards and gilt edges, an excellent copy. First UK edition. Sandburg was an American poet, writer, and editor who won three Pulitzer Prizes; two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.

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        BOLETÍN DEL GRAN ORIENTE ESPAÑOL. Segunda época. Números del 1 al 78 (faltan el 32 y el 33).

      Sevilla - Madrid: Tip. Minerva - Imp. Sáez Hermanos: - 1931.- 1926 - 76 números; (20 p. aprox c/u): 24 x 16 cm; 24.5 x 18.5 cm.- La segunda época comienza en 1926, y su responsable debió ser Diego Martínez Barrio, a quien debía dirigirse toda la correspondencia. En diciembre de 1931 su redacción se traslada a Madrid, en donde también es impreso. Al mismo tiempo en esta ciudad también se publicaba el Boletín oficial y revista masónica del Supremo Consejo del Grado 33 para España y sus dependencias. Aunque de periodicidad mensual, la aparición de este boletín fue irregular, en números de unas veinte páginas. Incluye numerosos artículos de fondo, doctrinales e históricos así como informaciones y noticias sobre la masonería española e internacional. También da cuenta de las actividades, conferencias, congresos, reuniones, deliberaciones y resoluciones arbitrales de los órganos de dirección de estas organizaciones. Publica también artículos sobre las relaciones de la masonería con la política y sobre los acontecimientos internacionales que se suceden durante estos años. Aparecen fotografías de masones e integrantes de las logias regionales. Cuenta con una "sección oficial" e incluye también anuncios comerciales, algunos de los cuales son los mismos que inserta el Boletín oficial y revista masónica En esta época el "gran maestre" del Grande Oriente Español es Demófilo de Buen, y su "gran secretario", F. de Zayas. Aparecen textos firmados, además de por los citados, por Augusto Barcia y Francisco de la Mata, entre otros, además de los firmados con los nombres simbólicos. Debió seguir publicándose hasta 1934. Masonería

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        Sailing-Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Illustrated with twenty-three superb copper engravings, nineteen hand-coloured and nineteen full-page.

      Frederick Etchells & Hugh MacDonald, 'The Haslewood Books' series, London, 1926. First edition, of which 450 numbered copies were produced (this being #263). 4to. 79pp. Gilt lettered and decorated cloth. Printed at the Curwen Press on J.W.Zanders hand-made paper with the copper plates subsequently destroyed. With a four-page introduction by Bernard Windeler, who also provides a short introduction to each plate and hand-coloured most of the engravings. Fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Some fading to the publisher's orange cloth at the upper and lower boards and with a short crease to the head of the backstrip. A tiny touch of non-invasive spotting to pastedowns and to occasional leaves. A very good copy of a superb production. No dust wrapper, as issued, but lacking the slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Le Radjah de Mazulipatam

      Mornay, Paris 1926 - in-8 (213x143 mm.),225 pp., broché, couverture illustrée.Edition originale.Tirage total à 558 exemplaires, celui-ci, parmi les 58 hors commerce, un des 10 Japon (n°VI), imprimé spécialement pour Madame Antoinette Mornay, propriétaire de cette célèbre maison d'édition, avec son mari, Georges Mornay. La fraîche et délicate illustration de Brunelleschi se compose de 72 compositions en couleurs au pochoir, dont 14 hors texte. Imprimé le quinze janvier 1926 par Ducros et Colas. Exemplaire en bon état mais ayant besoin d'être recousu. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Le Radjah de Mazulipatam. Illustré par Brunelleschi.

      Editions Mornay / La Collection Originale N° 12, 1926, 1 volume de 15x21 cm environ, 223 pages, broché sous jaquette papier cristal. Exemplaire N°XXXIII, imprimé pour Albéric Cahuet, HC sur Hollande. Feuillets non coupés, non rognés. Infime rousseur dans la marge des 2 premières gardes blanches, un très léger pli au dos, sinon très bon état.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Diogène]
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        Z Asie do Evropy. Vypravova?ni o na?vratu legiona?ru. / Z Asie do Evropy. Vypravova?ni? o na?vratu legiona?r?u?. (Knihovna c?eskoslov. revoluce. R?. I, 4.) [From Asia to Europe. The Story of the Return of the Legionaries.]

      Moravsky? legiona?r?, Brno 1926 - With expressionist cover, designed by Helena Bocho?áková-Dittrichová. With 21 photographic illustrations and a map of Eurasia. In publisher's illustrated paper. 155, (9) p. Oldr?ich Zemek's (1893-1967) WWI novel with Helena Bocho?áková-Dittrichová's expressionist cover. Helena Bocho?áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was a Czech graphic artist, influenced by Frans Masereel. She is known as the creator of the first graphic novel published by a woman. The gatherings are unstapled as customary for Czech paperbacks of the time. In fine condition. In publisher's illustrated paper

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Raison d' être.

      Lausanne, Aux editions du Verseau 1926 - 26 x 17.5 cm, 89 p., num. ( N° 355 ) und signiert, avec un portrait dessiné par Rene Auberjonois, Or - Br. jaune ( peu abimé), [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Raison d'être

      - Editions du Verseau, Lausanne 1926, 19x27cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 33 esemplari numerati su Holland edizione limitata di 12 dopo il Giappone. Autografo firma dell'autore su una guardia. Guardie e alcuni testimoni marginalmente ombreggiati, bella copia di tutti i margini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 33 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête après 12 Japon. Signature autographe de l'auteur sur une garde. Gardes et quelques témoins marginalement ombrés, agréable exemplaire à toutes marges.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        On Dry-Cow Fishing as a Fine Art

      First separate edition, having first appeared in The Fishing Gazette on 13 December 1890. Publisher's original blue slipcase with title label to spine, blue card chemise, publisher's original marbled boards with paper title label and scarce original glassine dust jacket. Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed on Dutch paper at the Printing House of William E Rudge in Mount Veron, New York. Limited to an edition no. 151/176 copies. The slipcase is in near fine condition with very light shelf wear to corner tips and a faint mark on the bottom and sides around the foot of the opening. Just below the label is a faint original "No. 151". The card chemise is in fine condition noting a small crease at the top of the rear panel. The glassine dust jacket is in fine condition noting a small closed tear at the foot of the spine and the tip of the fore edge corner. The boards and title label are in fine, mint condition. Internally, there are a few very light spots across the prelims and the book remains mainly unopened. Rarely found in such complete and excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Sheila Rainford]
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        Albumblatt mit eigenh. U. O. O., 14. VII. 1926.

      1926. Zus. 3 Zeilen in oberer Hälfte eines gefalt. Bogens (22 x 28 cm). Rabindranath Tagores Werke geben Zeugnis der Kultur und Kunst seiner Heimat Indien. 1913 wurde sein Schaffen mit dem Literaturnobelpreis honoriert. 1919 gab er aufgrund des britischen Massakers in Amritsar seinen von König George V. 1915 verliehenen Adelstitel zurück.

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        Tess of the D'Urbervilles

      Macmillan 1926 - This is one of three hundred and twenty five signed copies published in 1926, the book has been beautifully rebound with new boards and endpages, the spine is original, it has toning, early pages including the signature page have foxing but the text pages are clean, the binding is very firm, there is a fold out map to the endpages, the book has its original jacket but there are large tears to folds, now in removable protective sleeve, Please see pics, PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bludenz und das Brandnertal". Aquarelliertes Vogelschaupanorama von Eugen Felle.

      (Isny, Eugen Felle, 1926). - 205 x 380 mm. Prachtvolles, aquarelliertes und mit devkweiß gehöhtes Vogelschaupanorama von Eugen Felle, wohl die Vorlage für einen Werbeprospekt (Kartenbrief), da rückseitig bezeichnet mit "1000. Photobraun. Dreiteilig". Stempel des Vorarlberger Heimatbilderverlags von G. Heinzle's Erben in Bludenz, bei dem die Auflage dann wohl auch gedruckt wurde. Das schöne Panorama zeigt außerordentlich genau Bludenz, Bürs, Nüziders und Nenzing, klar erkennbar sind auch die Eingänge ins Camperdona-Tal, Brandnertal und ins Montafon. Aufgenommen wurde das Panorama wohl von einer Anhöhe über Ludesch/Thüringen. Eugen Felle fertigte seine Vorzeichnungen immer vor Ort an und das erklärt die große Detailgenauigkeit dieser Blätter. Gegenüber den auf dieser Grundlage gedruckten Post- und Ansichtskarten, oder auch Prospekten, waren diese Vorzeichnungen etwa fünfmal größer, was das Hervorheben so vieler Details auch erklärt. Vorzeichnungen von Eugen Felle sind heute sehr selten und kaum mehr auffindbar. Unter Passepartout und exzellent erhalten.

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        TALES OF THE ANGLER'S ELDORADO: NEW ZEALAND.

      Harper & Brothers,, New York: 1926 - This was purchased from the grandaughter of Octave "Bee" Grey who was married to Romer Grey, the son of Zane Grey. Her grandmother had given it to her and it has been in the family since publication. It has Zane Grey's blindstamp on the front patterned end paper and the first white, blank end paper. Laid in are two photographs, apparently Zane Grey. Light shelf wear and to three corner tips. One tiny nick in top spine panel. Overall, a Near Fine Copy of a very scarce book. Color frontispiece with tissue-guard. Over 100 illustrations from photographs by the author and from drawings by Frank E. Phares. 228 pages. Bound in original 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards with five raised bands on the spine. Gilt-stamped spine title and thin gilt bands separating leather from the marbled boards. Marbled end papers. Top edges are gilt. This is the First Edition and the special leather bound edition which was printed in a limited number for Zane Grey. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Entrée Interdite au Public - 20 erotic illustrations

      Paris: [Paul Cotinaud] [1926]. 4to., 1920's portfolio of 20 erotic heliogravures in different formats, printed in black, bistre, red or green, on Japon paper, and presented in window mounts. Green boards, with white label printed in green. Very good. Lacking the preliminary 4 pages of text, this portfolio does however have all 20 erotic illustrations. They were published in an edition of 250 copies . Very Good. Portfolio. Limited Edition. 1926. 4to..

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        The Land of Mist

      George H. Doran, Company 1926 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is bound in the publisher's green cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this First American Edition with an unrestored scarce dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Les Sonnets du Docteur.

      PARIS ED. DU RAISIN 1926 1Illustré par LABOUREUR. Paris, Editions du Raisin, 1926, in-8, demi-chagrin à bandes, couvertures conservées, dos titré doré, 78 pages. Ces poèmes, encadrés d'un trait rouge, ont été imprimés par Maurice Darantière. Tirage limité à 305 exemplaires. Un des 280 exemplaire numéroté sur papier Van Gelder Vélin crème (N°303) illustré d'une suite en noir et d'une suite sanguine de quatre eaux-fortes de LABOUREUR, épurées mais adoptant la légèreté d'un carabin. Rousseurs éparses et mouillures, petites usures à la reliure.

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        Blues

      1926 - HANDY, W.C., editor. Blues. An Anthology. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1926. Folio (9 by 12 inches), original black and purple cloth. $1500.First edition of this classic jazz anthology featuring text as well as piano/vocal parts, inscribed in the year of publication: "To Miss Lydia G. Fraser, with best wishes, W.C. Handy. 5-10-'26."The editor of this work, W.C. Handy, was a famous jazz musician and composer. Blues: An Anthology was the first book on the blues for a general audience. Handy intended for this illustrated book to be accessible, to contain compelling music and to, above all, foster a love and respect for jazz. His methods work and it was reprinted throughout the 20th century. "Handy may not have 'fathered' the blues". nor did he write true 'blues' songs of the type that were performed by country blues musicians. But he did write one of the most popular songs of the 20th century, which introduced blues tonalities and themes to popular music. His influence on stage music and jazz was profound" (ANB). Without scarce original dust jacket. Slightest foxing to interior, minor rubbing mainly to spine. A near-fine inscribed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A.A. Milne references the bible, comparing bankers to Jacob's story

      Chelsea, UK: , c. 1926. Chelsea, UK, c. 1926. 5.5" x 7.5". "Single page ALS, signed in full signature ""A.A. Milne,"" undated, but c. 1926, 5.5""x 7.5"" on stationary with letterhead of 13, Mallord Street, Chelsea, S.W.3. Tel Kensington 2074. Expected center fold. Scattered very soft handling marks to outer edges. Near fine condition.A warm humorous letter written to Vincent Seligman, a close family friend, and one of whom Milne would maintain close connections to for his entire life. The letter pokes fun at his fancy gift, but also references the bible and makes a comparison to Jacob's story. The letter is undated, however based on the stationary Milne used at the time it can determined to be circa 1926 - 1930. The letter in full:""Dear VincentHaving just lit my pipe with my watch, I take my pen in hand, and realize how much I owe to you (Annoying that my pen doesn't do any thing else. It might whistle or tell the north, you seem to have been rather careless about this)Really I'm terribly thrilled with my watch lighter ""('Yes', said the watch lighterman spitting thoughtfully -"" Jacobs story). Thank you so much. I'll never say anything against bankers again. They are the backbone of the country, the bulwark of the constitution. Having looked at my watch, I find that it is time to light my pipe again and return pen to gold sheath. Good-bye. God be with you (and bankers generally, but less emphatically). Again I thank you. You are too kind. Yours ever A.A. Milne""The letter was written to Vincent Seligman, who was a German Jew whose family emigrated to London and the United States in the 19th century."

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        Styrbiorn the Strong.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1926 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, title to spine gilt, motif to front cover gilt, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket and two bookplates to front pastedown. Boards slightly bowed, traces of glue remnants to first few pages; an excellent copy in the bright, price-clipped jacket. With decorations by Keith Henderson. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        AD. 1926. Christmas!

      1926 1926 - Woodcut on cream stock folded once. Printed in black and red. 4-3/8 x 6-1/4 inches. Robert Rightmire, "The Greeting Cards of Rockwell Kent," no. 123. Designated as "Rarity 6" = 2 to 4 copies extant.

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        The Torrents of Spring

      Charles Scriber's Sons, New York, NY 1926 - NYC: Scribners, 1926. First edition, 1st novel, 2nd book, NF/VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        All the Sad Young Men.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1926. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, gilt lettered spine, blind lettered front cover, fore edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. An excellent copy, in the exceptional jacket with a few trivial nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing. A very attractive copy in the first state of the dust jacket with the girl's lips entire (later states show the inking of the lips deteriorating) and the type intact on pages 38 and 248. All the Sad Young Men "was Fitzgerald's strongest collection, with four major stories ("The Rich Boy," "Winter Dreams," "Absolution," and "The Sensible Thing") as well as five commercial stories ? As was his custom, Fitzgerald polished the magazine texts of these stories. He was convinced that the book publication of stories affected his reputation, whereas the magazine appearances were ignored by the critics" (Bruccoli, Some Sort of Epic Grandeur, 272). In a long letter to his editor Maxwell Perkins, Fitzgerald instructed him to have the jacket "show transition from his early exuberant stories of youth which created a new type of American girl and the later and more serious mood which produced The Great Gatsby and marked him as one of the half-dozen masters of English prose mow writing in America ? What other writer has shown such unexpected developments, such versatility, changes of pace,' etc., etc., etc. I think that, toned down as you see fit, is the general line" (Turnbull, The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 189-90).

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        Soldier's Pay

      Boni and Liveright, New York, 1926 Near Fine in original navy cloth covered boards. Beautiful, clear gilt lettering on cover and spine. First Edition (one of 2,500 copies). Slight rubbing along top and bottom edges. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. Hardcover. Fine/very good. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. THE BIG BOOK by the grand dame. Like the day it was printed. Haycraft Cornerstone and Queens Quorum title. Second American edition. Exceptionally crisp and clean book is As New. Exceptional uncredited jacket is clean excepting a quarter inch chip not affecting any print on the spine panel. Cover Image has the dagger in hand, surrounded by a question mark as in the Dodd US First. Grey cloth, print and decoration in black. Price is net to all for this investment grade volume. Scans on request, questions cheerfully answered and customer satisfaction quaranteed. Find out why 75 % of our business is from repeat customers. . Cloth. Fine/Very Good Plus.

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        Les trois Clercs de Saint Nicholas. Illustrés et enluminés par Alfred Le Petit, 2ème du nom.

      P., chez Maîstre René Kieffer, 1926, In-4 étroit, br., 94 pp. Tirée à 600 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci est un des 50 sur Japon, en tirage de tête, avec une suite en noir ainsi qu'une aquarelle originale signée et inédite, montée sur onglet.Le texte est calligraphié, les coloris sont réalisés au pochoir, y compris dans certaines lettres du texte.

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        Autumn on the Hudson

      1926. Hudson River Day Line. Autumn on the Hudson. America's Most Charming Inland Water Trip. W. P. Colton Co. NY. Printer's proof of an advertising poster for the Hudson Day Line. 1926, printed in color, 21 x 11", framed. Sml.publishers ink notation "4 colors of eng. proofs with correction" The view from on board a Day Liner, looking towards a rocky & wooded shoreline. Blue, orange, yellow. Woman in flapper style day wear, with husband and daughter on board. Very scarce.

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        Mediodía. Revista de Sevilla. N. 1-14 (Primera serie completa)

      Sevilla 1926 - Primera serie completa, desde el n. 1 (junio de 1926) al 14 (febrero de 1929). Los primeros números nacen dentro del influjo modernista, pero poco a poco van sumándose plumas e ilustradores de la generación del 27 y de la vanguardia como Adriano del Valle, Benjamín Jarnés, Guillermo de Torre, José Moreno Villa, José Bergamín y Luis Cernuda. En sus páginas colaborarán un gran número de poetas y artistas como Federico García Lorca, Rafael Alberti, Ernesto Giménez Caballero, Pedro Salinas, Jorge Guillén, Maurucio Bacarisse, Jose María Hinojosa, Juan Chavas, Chaves Nogales, Antonio Espina, César M Arconada, Rafael Laffón, Gerardo Diego, Emilio Prados, Vicente Aleixandre, Carmen Conde, Melchor Fernández Almagro, Ernestina de Champourcin, Francisco Ayala. Colaboran con ilustraciones Rafael Barradas, Benjamín Palencia, Francisco Bores, Esteban Vicente, Ramón Gaya. Hay reproducciones de obras de Dalí y Maruja Mallo entre otros. Muy rara de ver completa. Conserva encartes [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Fête Arabe.

      - P. Editions Lapina 1926. In-4° broché, sous couverture illustrée en couleurs rempliée, étui. 32 superbes bois en noir et couleurs de SUREDA, gravés par Aubert. Tirage limité à 400 exemplaires. Un des 300 sur B.F.K. de Rives. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sun Also Rises

      1926 - HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Octavo, original black cloth, gold paper labels, original dust jacket printed in gold and black, uncut. Housed in a custom full morocco clamshell box. $8750.First edition, second issue, of one of Hemingway's rarest and greatest novels, in rare second-issue proof dust jacket."The emergence of Hemingway". gave the Modern Movement one of its few men of action". [In The Sun Also Rises] the post-war disillusion and the post-war liberation are united in the physical enjoyment of living and the pains of love. Perhaps that is what expatriation was about". No other writer stepped so suddenly into fame, or destroyed with such insouciance so many other writers or ways of writing or became such an immediate symbol of an age" (Connolly, 50). The Sun Also Rises was an immediate success. The first edition, which consisted of only 5090 copies, sold out within two months of the October release. Second issue, with "stopped" spelled correctly on page 181, line 26, and rare second-issue proof dust jacket with "In Our Time" corrected on the front panel, but with flaps and rear panel unprinted. Hanneman A6a. Book near-fine, with a few spots of faint foxing to interior and only minor rubbing to binding. Price-clipped dust jacket worn with a few faint stains, toning particularly to spine, joints split, and several old tape repairs to verso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CHILD OF GOD

      London: E. Archer, 1926 Very Scarce Presentation Copy by O'Flaherty to J. R. Well, dated 1927. First Edition. 4to. One of 100 Privately Printed Copies. 8vo - Pink and beige marbled wrappers very slightly darkened at top edges. One small chip neatly restored. A lovely example of O'Flaherty's engrossing short story.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        14 Vol.: Not at Night & More NaN; You'll Need a Night Light; Gruesome Cargoes; By Daylight Only; Switch on the Light; At Dead of Night; Grim Death; Keep on the Light; Terror By Night; Nightmare By Daylight; Keep Out; Moonlight Only; Don't Turn Out Light

      London, Uk: Selwyn and Blount (for original Series ) / Harrogate, UK (for New Series ), Some with NO DATES but Generally: 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 2002, 2003, 2005, 1st Edition, First or Later Printing, England - ----------14 volumes, overseas shipping (anything outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, if this description has been truncated please email for full details, -----CONDITION and edition (when known) for the individual volumes is as follows: NOT AT NIGHT: a solid Very Good copy, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, the front panel and front flap of the dustjacket are present but really it is not much but best left with the book nonetheless, with a facsimile dustjacket which a former owner has cut chips into to make it look more authentic, 8th printing and states 1928 ---MORE NOT AT NIGHT: a Good to Very Good copy, a bit of age toning to the paper as well as the outer edges of the text block, with a facsimile dustjacket which a former owner has cut chips into to make it look more authentic, dated 1928 and states 6th printing ---YOU’LL NEED A NIGHT LIGHT: a Fair to Good copy, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, ink name "Charlesworth" in a couple of spots, front blank endpaper is slightly adhered to the verso of the front board, tear along spine, tear on both sides of the spine at upper spine tip, no dustjacket, 1927 1st edition and 1st printing ---GRUESOME CARGOES: a Good copy with overall wear, binding is a bit loose but still intact, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, bookplate (for a John Arnold ) on verso of front blank endpaper, with a facsimile dustjacket which a former owner has cut chips into to make it look more authentic , states 1930 and is a 4th printing ---BY DAYLIGHT ONLY: a solid Good copy, some wear and rubbing, binding is a bit loose, tear along the spine, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, small ink stain on fore edge of text block, with a facsimile dustjacket, 1929 –2nd printing ---SWITCH ON THE LIGHT: a solid Good copy, light wear, small hole in spine, a bit of tip wear, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, no dustjacket, no statement of printing or date so likely a 1st edition or certainly an early printing ---AT Dead of NIGHT: a solid Good to Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, with a facsimile dustjacket, no date or printing history so likely a 1st edition or certainly an early printing ---GRIM DEATH: a solid Good to Very Good copy, a bit of light wear and rubbing, text block is slightly out of line so it protrudes past the edge of the boards by about 1/16th of an inch, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, in an ORIGINAL dustjacket with some small chips and tears, looks quite nice, some soiling to white areas of jacket, no date or publishing history but title page states 10th Thousand so likely an early reprint ---KEEP ON THE LIGHT: a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, ink name and date ( Carrie Levien Wakefield Jan. 1939 ) no dustjacket, no date or publishing history so likely a 1st edition ---TERROR BY NIGHT: A Good copy only, some wear and fraying to tips, sunning to the spine, short tears along the spine, a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, no dustjacket, no publishing history or date so likely a 1st edition or early printing certainly ----NIGHTMARE BY DAYLIGHT: a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, ink name and date ( Carrie Levien Wakefield Jan. 1939), a bit of age toning to paper, a bit of foxing to the edges of the text block, with a facsimile dustjacket, no publishing history or date so likely a 1st edition or early printing certainly ---KEEP OUT THE LIGHT / DON’T TURN OUT THE LIGHT / BY MOONLIGHT ONLY ( PS Publishing editions –new series ) are all Fine in Fine dustjackets, all are signed and numbered by [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lettre-plainte

      1926. Imprimerie centrale de l'Ouest, Paris 1926, 14x22cm, agrafé sous chemise et étui. - Imprimerie centrale de l'Ouest, Paris 1926, 14x22cm, agrafé sous chemise et étui. - edizione originale stampata in 25 copie numerate su archi di cui, la nostra recante il numero 1. autografo firmato Jean Cocteau Henri Aubert, arricchito da una scheda autografo firmato da Roland Saucier e incollato di fronte al titolo di falsa pagina sulla quale la partita. Indietro e copertina un po 'e marginalmente sbiadita, come al solito. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à seulement 25 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé d'Arches, le nôtre portant le numéro 1. Envoi autographe signé de Jean Cocteau à Henri Aubert, enrichie d'une carte de visite autographe signée de Roland Saucier et encollée en pied de la page de faux-titre sur laquelle figure l'envoi. Dos et premier plat légèrement et marginalement décolorés comme habituellement, une petite déchirure en tête du premier plat. de toute rareté  

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        David

      1926 - LAWRENCE, D.H. David. A Play. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. Octavo, original paper covered boards. $1500.First American edition, presentation association copy inscribed on the half title by D.H. Lawrence to his "closest friends": "Earl + Achsah from D.H. Lawrence."Lawrence first met Earl Brewster and his wife Achsah Brewster in 1921 in Capri. The couple, American artists who shared Lawrence's love of travel, were his "closest friends in the 1920s" (Meyers, 251). The couple had a great influence on Lawrence's literary works, with Lawrence claiming that Earl had given him the idea for his last novel, The Escaped Cock. Achsah was one of only 10 people to attend Lawrence's funeral, and "the Brewsters were among the very few of Lawrence's friends who never turned on him or against whom he never felt anger or disappointment" (Roberts in Meyers, 134). The Brewsters published a memoir of the author in 1934, entitled D. H. Lawrence: Reminiscences and Correspondence. Lawrence signed this book four months before his death. This is the first American edition, published only months after the first English edition. Roberts A34. Text clean and fine, original boards bright. Expert restoration to original spine. A very good copy with a wonderful association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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