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        Denkschrift der Gleisbaumaschinen-Fabrik Robel & Co München 1901 - 1926.

      Knorr&Hirth München 1926 52 Seiten mit 32 Abbildungen und Illustrationen, 1 Blatt, OKarton, 4° ( 31,5 x 23,5 cm ) Die Bilder zeigen u.a.: Fabrikansicht im Jahre 1926 - Bildnis des Inhabers der Firma Karl Langkammerer - Fabrikansicht im Jahre 1901 - Verkehrsausstellung München 1926 - Werkstätte zur herstellung von Schienensägeblättern und Feilhobelblättern - Verwaltungsgebäude Ostbau + Westbau - Hauptbüro - Zahnräder-Hoblerei und -Fräserei - Schlosserei - Ausstellungshalle - Gleis- und Weichenanlagen für Versuchs- und Vorführzwecke - Alte Sägerei - Dampfmaschine (heute nur noch zum Antrieb der Schleiferei in Verwendung) - Alte Schmiede - Revolverdreherei - Schienenbiegemaschinen - Versandlager. Einband etwas berieben und fleckig ( Rückdeckel stärker ), Buchblock lose inliegend, Vorsätze gering stockfleckig, sonst kaum fleckig. - selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gleis, Gleisbau, Gleisbaumaschinen, Maschinen, Robel, Firmenschriften, Denkschrift, Festschrift

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        Ulysses [Pirate Edition of Ulysses - bowdlerized and published in Two Worlds Monthly by its editor Samuel Roth] - Complete set of all 11 publsihed issues.

      New York: Two Worlds Publishing Company, . Very good + / Near Fine - condition with only minor signs of external wear. Two chips to spines only. Wonderful example of this unusual set.. New York, Two Worlds Publishing Company, 1926 - 1927. Octavo. Pagination: Issues I - IV: 498 pages, Issue V - VIII: 476 pages, Issue IX - XI: 210 pages. Original Softcover wrappers. Very good + / Near Fine - condition with only minor signs of external wear. Two chips to spines only. Wonderful example of this unusual set. Samuel Roth must be seen as one of the most persistant but highly interesting violator's of publishing rights and distributor of obscene materials during the 1920's to 1950's, a difficult time for these kind of endeavours. His most famous clash with the law happened in 1927, when Sylvia Beach was pressed by James Joyce to stop Roth printing excerpts from Ulysses. Famously Roth not only caved but also published "An Offer to James Joyce" in the last installment of his short-lived periodical, anticipating the injunction that was to end his enterprise in 1927. The injunction was a result of Sylvia Beach's success in mobilizing an international protest, signed by 167 international artists and writers, which was porinted in another famous periodical (Transition). In "An Offer to James Joyce" Samuel Roth wrote: "Whether it is really true, or whether is its merely a survival of his old Dublin habits (schnorrerei in both worlds being mostly the same), Mr.Joyce tells everyone who comes to see him in Paris that he is in need of money. If Mr.Joyce is really in need of money, it is here in New York waiting for him, provided he is willing to make one public appearance to answer my charges against him for his conduct in the matter of my publication of his Ulysses in 'Two worlds Monthly'. Two thousand five hundred dollars has been posted with my attorney, Mr.Nathan M. Padgug, of Padgug, Tarlowe & Flatow, 17 John Street, to pay for Mr. Joyce's way to and from New York, to accommodate him in a first-class New York Hotel and to provide him with a thousand dollars in cash after his public appearance. If Mr.Joyce was not really responsible, as has been suggested possible, for the actions of Sylvia Beach and his other friends, particularly in the publication of the spurious much-signed protest, he owes me and the world this explanation. And if after he has heard what i have to say he still believes that the attitude of his friends did justice to him and to me, it is important that he should make public confession of it, too. Here is an opportunity for Mr.Joyce to get a trip to New York, dine with the Van Dorens, see the Woolworth Building, and get a thousand dollars in cash besides. I have cabled this offer to him, giving him all summer, if he wants it, to consider the matter. Meanwhile, I would like to point out that Mr. Joyce is a celebrated example of what an indiscriminate contemporary adulation can do to even a writer of such promise as Mr. Joyce. I submit to the sober judgment of mankind that, since the writing of Ulysses, Mr.Joyce has ceased functioning as an artist. To the best evidence possible, his most recent writings, he has succumbed into a state of semi-conscious demoniacism in which he is both conscious of his own mental waywardness and of the ludicrous gullibility of his friends who pretend to discern in the gibberish I reproduce in 'Two Worlds Quarterly'[sic] the birth of a new art. Frankly, I have even given up readning proof of the matter. But one of his crony-critics, writing in the current number of 'Transition', suggests that Mr.Joyce has demonstrated conclusivelyin this new unnamed work, in which thirteen modern and ancient languages are made use of, the inadequacy of one language for the expression of modern thought. If we should ever be crazy enough to follow this line of thinking, we will soon see sculptors mixing brass with theirmarble, painters pasting wooden bridges on their reproductions of the Thames, and novelists returning to the eighteenth century habit of illustrating their bedroom scenes with wall paper [all of these happened since, the Editor]. There is a man writing fearfully after eating. One would say that he has einter eaten very bad food of that his stomach is out of order. The writer in 'Transition' would say that it has become necessary for man to digest food by writhing with his whole body. Mr.Joyce's defection as an artist is merely his own personal illness, whatever be the interpretations his friends may wish to put on it. He began with only a few genuine sensations which he rendered exquisitely once and for all time. Like many another gladiator, after having seen stout service, he has passed into the side-show. But it would be a pity if his managers let him go hungry. Samuel Roth.

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        Megfagyott muzsikus 1926. [Frozen Musician 1926.]

      Magya Királyi Egyetemi Nyomda, (Budapest) 1926 - With numerous text illustrations. First edition. Printed in 400 copies. Text in Hungarian. In publisher's illustrated wrappers. 56, (2) p. Yearbook of the students of architecture at the Royal Joseph Technical University. The first number was published in 1898 by Jen? Kismarty-Lechner, later Lajos Kozma, Károly Kós and the Bauhausler Farkas Molnár were also among the editors and illustrators. In publisher's illustrated wrappers First edition. Printed in 400 copies. Text in Hungarian. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dialogi maritimi di M. Gioan Iacopo Bottazzo. Et alcune rime maritime di M. Nicolo Franco, et d'altri diversi spiriti, dell'Accademia de gli Argonauti.

      - In 8vo (cm 15,5); pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto lungo il taglio inferiore (mancano i legacci); cc. 168. Marca tipografica al titolo. Carattere corsivo. Ottima copia.EDIZIONE ORIGINALE dedicata a Massimiano Stampa, marchese di Soncino. La prima parte dell'opera contiene i tre dialoghi del Bottazzo, che trattano rispettivamente di geografia generale, dei venti e di astronomia (elaquo;sfera e cose celestieraquo;). Essi contengono in forma concisa tutto il sapere pratico dell'epoca in materia di navigazione e furono pensati per essere letti da marinai e navigatori.La seconda parte del volume (cc. 128-167) contiene invece vari componimenti di Nicolò Franco, Giovan Francesco Arrivabene ed altri ''argonauti'' sullo stesso argomento (cfr. M. Maylender, Storia delle Accademie d'Italia, Bologna, 1926-'30, I, p. 333).Un ulteriore dialogo su Alessandro Magno, la bussola, la calamita e gli inventori degli strumenti navali, annunciato in un secondo libro di imminente pubblicazione, non vide invece mai la luce. Il Bottazzo, letterato nato a Montecastello (AL), nel terzo dialogo narra alcune sue vicende giovanili, in particolare di un amore infelice che lo avrebbe allontanto elaquo;dal patrio nidoeraquo; e portato a viaggiare a lungo in compagnia di un maestro siciliano, acquistando grande esperienza di uomini e cose. Rientrato in Piemonte, nel 1540 a Casale fu insieme a N. Franco tra i fondatori dell'Accademia degli Argonauti. Successivamente venne incaricato dell'educazione di Isabella Gonzaga, futura sposa di Francesco Ferdinando d'Avalos, marchese di Pescara. In occasione del loro matrimonio, nel 1554, egli pubblicò un Epithalamium e dedicò un altro scritto alla sua pupilla. Nominato Cavaliere dello Speron d'oro, nel 1562 entrò a far parte con il nome di ''Pensoso'' dell'Accademia degli Illustrati, fondata quello stesso anno a Casale da Stefano Guazzo. L'amicizia tra quest'ultimo e il Bottazzo emerge anche dal quarto libro della Civil Conversazione (1574), dove tra i convitati vi è un personaggio bonario ed ironico chiamato ''Cavalier Bottazzo'' (cfr. D.B.I., XIII, pp. 422-423).N. Franco, nato a Benevento da famiglia povera, dopo essere entrato negli ambienti letterari napoletani prima, veneziani poi, fu presentato a Pietro Aretino, di cui divenne segretario. La loro amicizia tuttavia non durò a lungo e divennero presto acerrimi nemici, tanto che il Franco decise di lasciare Venezia dopo essere stato ferito in volto da uno dell'entourage dell'Aretino. Visse a Casale Monferrato, Mantova, Cosenza e Roma, sempre dedicandosi all'attività letteraria. Portato davanti all'inquisizione per le sue satire contro Paolo IV, fu impiccato dal ponte Sant'Angelo il 10 marzo del 1570. Edit16, CNCE7315. Index Aureliensis, 122.776. D.E. Rhodes, A Bibliography of Mantua, in: ''La Bibliofilia'', LVIII, 1956, pp. 173-174. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - MOTHER GOOSE. (VOLLAND) GRANNY GOOSE by John Rae. Joliet: Volland 1926). Large 4to (9 1/4 x 7 3/4"), pictorial boards, covers lightly soiled else near FINE IN ORIGINAL BOX (box soiled but sound. 1st edition. A very scarce John Rae item, this is illustrated by him with fantastic pictorial endpapers, 21 wonderful full page color illustrations, plus text illustrations throughout (many silhouettes) - all to accompany mother goose rhymes. Rare in box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Bataille -

      Mornay 1926 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8. 293 pp. Sous étui cartonné. Couverture rempliée illustrée en couleurs. Intérieur parfait. Illustrés d'un frontispice, de 8 figures et de 34 bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe par Guy ARNOUX, le tout gravé sur bois et colorié au pochoir. A très longs témoins. Excellent état. Collection "Les beaux livres", n°34. TIRAGE LIMITE. Celui-ci un des exemplaires hors commerce sur Hollande nominatif. Celui-ci pour Monsieur Robert Delatte dédicacé par G. Mornay. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vers et prose. Morceaux choisis.

      Avec un portr. par James M. N. Whistler. Paris : Perrin et Cie, 1893, viii, 221pp., good solid half-pergament with marbled boards and endpapers, probably a private binding with the initials H.J. at bottom of spine, spine with red and gold titles and decorations is quite scuffed and rubbed in places, the book is otherwise in very good condition, previous owner's gift inscription on front endpaper: A ma chère Hélène en souvenir de marrains 4 décembre 1926 - Imprimerie Deslis Frères. Frontispiece portrait with printer's blindstamp on lower edge: Paris : Imprimé par Belfond, Paris. The well-known first printing with the Whistler portrait and blindstamp. Whistler (1834-1903) was introduced to Mallarmé by Claude Monet in 1888 and they corresponded and worked together on several projects up to the poet's death in 1898. "Henri Belfond was a lithographic printer in the rue Gaillon, Paris. He printed several of JW's lithographs between October 1891 and the summer of 1893" (arts gla ac uk). The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, reprints the portrait at their site, with the following commentary: Both Whistler and Mallarmé considered the image extremely successful. When Mallarmé first saw an impression of the small portrait he immediately sent off a letter to the artist with the comment: " This portrait is a marvel, the best thing that has ever been done of me, and I am delighted with it.".

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      1926. A LA SPHERE. 10 juini 1926. In-4.Carré. En feuillets. Très bon état. Couv. fraîche. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs. 71 pages. 7 planches de cuivres, en 3 couleurs. Exemplaire n°57 / 181, tiré sur Arches. Couvertures rempliées.

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        Les Civilisés

      Paris, Les Arts et le Livre, Collection des Prix Litteraires, 1926. 1 des 75 exemplaires hors commerce sur Rives. Envoi de l'auteur, frontispice de Falke. In-8, 282 pages et 2 feuillets non chiffrés ; reliure demi maroquin prune à coins, tête dorée [SEPTIER]. Exemplaire unique illustré en plus du frontispice de FALKé de 18 aquarelles originales hors texte sur Japon, signées de Henry VARADE et de 12 bandeaux collés en tête de certains chapitres. Dans une Saigon décrite comme la ville de la débauche, Farrère met en scène des personnages dépravés et cyniques : Fierce, l'officier de marine, Torral, l'ingénieur et Mévil, le médecin. Civilisés parce qu'ils se jugent au dessus des lois communes et des contingences morales.

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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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        The Tale of Samuel Whiskers Or, The Roly-Poly Pudding

      London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.,, [1926]. Sextodecimo. Original red boards, titles to front board and spine in white, pictorial label to front board, pictorial endpapers. Frontispiece, 17 colour plates, outline illustrations to text by the author. Spine and top of back board slightly faded overall an excellent copy. First edition, first impression in this format, with the undated title page and small advert to recto of front free endpaper. Originally published in 1908 as a larger format book as The Roly-Poly Pudding, Frederick Warne in 1926 decided to publish it in the small format consistent with other books in the same series, and the title was changed to The Tale of Samuel Whiskers.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. Freiburg im Breisgau, 15. I. 1926.

      1926. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse verso. Bedankt sich bei dem Philosophen und später bedeutenden Phonetiker Eberhard Zwirner (1899-1984) für die Übersendung der Schrift "Zum Begriff der Geschichte. Eine Untersuchung über die Beziehungen der theoretischen zur praktischen Philosophie", mit der Zwirner 1925 zum Dr. phil. promoviert worden war. - Seitlich gelocht.

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        Sveriges fåglar och fågelbon I-VI.

      Med fågelbilder utförda i färgljustryck efter originalmålningar av Fil. D:r Gustaf Swenander. Lund C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag 1926-54. Folio. (10),412 s; (8),420; (8),423; (8),428; (8),467; (8),269,(blank),(3),260-261 s. Illustrerad med 144 planscher i färg och 654 i svart/vitt + 4 i svart/vitt. Sex välbevarade bruna halvmarokängband. Färgat övre snitt. Rygg med fyra breda upphöjda bind samt trana i guldtryck. 34 x 26 cm.

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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.

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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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        The Original Charleston. Musique de Cecil Mack et Jimmy Johnson dansé par Joséphine Baker dans l'Hyper-Revue des Folies Bergère "La Folie du Jour" ...

      Paris: Editions Francis Salabert, [1926]. First Edition thus. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Quarto Original bifolium sheet music with pictorial covers, loosely inserted singlesheet, letterpress recto only. A little rubbed externally, with a soft diagonal crease through the front cover, but overall a very good example. Uncommon, just 3 copies listed by Worldcat (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Biblioteca Comunale di Trento, Zentralbibliothek Zurich). In 1926 Baker left the Revue Negre to join the Folies Bergère and her success became a sensation. The Charleston formed the finale of a frenetic show, the critic André Rouverge writing in the Mercure de France that "the Charleston, as danced à la Baker, fairly boils over with diabolic intensity". This score features a blissful dancing La Baker by R. de Valerio on the cover, and loosely inserted is a singlesheet "Théorie du Charleston" by Pradère-Niquet, Professeur de l'Académie Baraduc, giving detailed instructions for the dance.

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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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      - 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]

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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.

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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

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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.

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      - Lausanne, Mermod, 1926. Broché, sous couverture rempliée, non coupé, non ébarbé: 26,5 x 37cm, In-4 non paginé (120pp.). Un des 200 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande (no. 43). Ouvrage orné de 7 dessins de René AUBERJONOIS. Ouvrage en excellent état, (petites traces de frottement sur les coiffes et le bord de la couverture, dos légèrement jauni). Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.

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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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      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]

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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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      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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