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        Gulf of Aden - North Coast. Aden Harbour surveyed by Lieut. W. C. Taylor, A. G. Bingham, A. P. Robinson, E. W. Danson & J. F. Vibart R. I. M. London, published at the Admiralty, 1926.

      1926. 1025 x 700 mm. Scale 1:6120. Nautical chart of the Gulf of Aden with a handwritten note: "Caution: the depths on the northern side of the Inner Harbour are reported to be between 1 and 3 feet less than charted (1927)". Including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, lighthouses and beacons picked out in orange, inland elevations, detailing and buildings.This edition first published in 1907, revised in 1926. Signs of contemporary use, with several pencil markings. Folded.

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        [Waugh, Evelyn- Waugh's Own Copy with Inscriptions] P.R.B. An Essay on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, 1847-1854

      [London]: Alistair Graham, 1926. First edition. Original gray paper covered boards, blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. [One of 50 copies printed]. WAUGH'S OWN COPY, with inscription to front free endpaper "To Elspeth Waugh, the author's godmother this bibliographical rarity (only fifty copies printed) from her brother, the author's father." And below that in EVELYN WAUGH'S HAND dated "Nov: xix: 1926" Bequeathed by her to the author Eveyln Waugh." Thus, Waugh's own copy of his vanishingly scarce first book (apart from an unprocurable juvenile story), bequeathed to him him by his godmother (i.e. his Aunt]. Waugh became interested in the Pre-Raphaelites in 1925, and especially after Alastair Graham suggested that he write something about the Movement for him to print. "The Pre-Raphaelites still absorb me. I think I can say without affectation that during this last week I lived with them night and day." - Evelyn Waugh, Diaries, 14th November 1925. Although Waugh took a keen interest in the production of the book, he nevertheless noted in his diary on 17th November 1926, "P.R.B. has arrived with an uncorrected mistake I had noticed before and forgot to put in the errata. It was presumably this error that Waugh added to the errata list in this copy in holograph green fountain pen. It was on the strength of P.R.B. that Waugh was able to secure the commission for his next book, Rossetti: His Life and Works . Waugh's father rather liked the essay and it could be for this reason that he decided to gift this copy to his sister Elspeth, despite the fact that relations between the two had allegedly been strained since the death of their parents 20 years earlier. Of Waugh's three aunts on his father's side, he always regarded Elspeth as his favourite. He described her as "selfish, capricious and sharp tongued" (A Little Learning, p.49)- it was perhaps this last attribute that would have attracted Waugh most. "Evelyn Waugh's essay on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood is something more than a literary curiosity; it is also a fascinating art-historical document...The tone of the essay is lively and entertaining, and there are some enjoyable flashes of Wavian wit and sarcasm, in particular the reference to Christina Rossetti's poems in limp calf, and the 'line of Miss Siddal's neck." [From, "Postcript," by Christopher Wood, 1982. The Anthony Hobson Copy, purchased by Theodore Brinckman' in 2002, with his gilt label on inside of nice half morocco clambshell box. Included is a small collection of xeroxed communication from Brinckman to Anthony Rota about the book. Errata slip tipped in with additional ink correction at foot in the author's hand, browning to endpapers, original cloth-backed boards, light fading to head, corners a little bumped, a very good copy, preserved in custom morocco-backed drop-back box with small morocco book-label of Theodore Brinckman. Provenance: The Anthony Hobson Sale, Sotheby's 28th June, 1996. Apart from this copy, one of only a very small handful of copies of this work to appear on the open market in decades.

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        L'Homme qui assassina Illustré de quinze compositions originales dont sept en couleurs au repérage, gravées par Henri Farge.

      Paris, Editions d'Art Devambez, 1926. In-4 demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs orné de traits dorés, titre en plein, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures et dos conservés, emboîtage (J. Ardouin). L'un des 20 exemplaires sur Japon ancien comprenant 4 états des eaux-fortes et un dessin aquarellé montés sur onglets. Exemplaire n° 20. EAS de l'auteur et de l'illustrateur à Roger Hauser. Très bel exemplaire, très frais.

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        BERTOLIN MANGIAMIGLIA - ILLUSTRATO DA A.RUBINO - 1 ED. 1926

      1926. Autore: Antonio Beltramelli (Belt) Titolo: Bertolin mangiamiglia - Storia piacevole e piana in ottava rima con illustrazioni di Antonio Rubino - Rarissimo (presente in una sola biblioteca italiana)Casa Editrice: F. Campitelli Editore Foligno - 1 ed. 1926Stato: Interno: ottimo (volume ancora intonso,non è possibile eseguire la scansione dell'altra illustrazione per non sgualcire il libro) - Copertina molto buona ,leggeri segni del tempo e di usura ai bordi (come da foto)Pagine: 102Formato: 16 x 22 cm (Brossura)

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA BIBLE - CONTENANT TOUS LES NOMS DE PERSONNES, DE LIEUX, MENTIONES DANS LES SAINTES ECRITURES / DU TOME 1 - ARMONI + ARNALD - BYTHNER - TOME 2 - C + D - F - TOME 3 - G - I + J - K - TOME 4 - MEZUZA + MIAMIN - PAVOT - TOME 5 - PE - RUTH + S - Z.

      1926. LIBRAIRIE LETOUZEY ET ANE. 1926. In - 8.Carré. Broché. Etat passable. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais. TOME 1 en 2 parties: LXIII + paginé de 1 à 1018 et de 1019 à 1983 - TOME 2 en 2 parties: XI + paginé de 1 à 1194 et de 1195 à 2427 - TOME 3 en 2 parties: XI + paginé de 1 à 1051 et de 1152 à 1915 - TOME 4 en 2 parties: paginé de 1 à 1058 et de 1159 à 2239 - TOME 5 en 2 parties: paginé de 1 à 1282 et de 1183 à 2550 - nombreuses illustrations, photos et cartes en noir et blanc en couleurs dans et hors texte - petit tampon et annotation sur les premières pages de chaque parties - tranches abimées - 4 photos disponibles. TEXTE EN FRANCAIS ET LATIN.

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        In Unknown Arabia

      In 1923-4, whilst he was Private Secretary to Percy Sykes, Cheesman spent three months at Hufuf, travelling between Oqair and Jabrin Oasis in Eastern Nejd. During this period he mapped 150 miles of desert, identified the site of the ancient Gerra, and corrected some serious mistakes about the wadi system.The Royal Geographical Society gave him the Gill Memorial Award for the journey which he describes here.

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        All The Sad Young Men

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, 1926 stated on title and copyright page. Book near fine. Dust jacket very good, some wear along edges, water stains on spine, two small holes on spine. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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        Winnie-the-Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1926. Octavo (190 x 125 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles and pictorial centre tools to spine, rule to boards gilt, multiple pictorial blocks to boards, floral endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins, gilt edges. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Autograph quotation signed. N. p., 14. VII. 1926.

      1926. 3 lines in upper half of a folded sheet (22:28 cm).

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        Winnie the Pooh

      Methuen & Co. 1926, London - First edition. 160 pp. Bound in a recent full dark green morocco, with raised bands to spine, gilt lettering and lines. New endpapers. All edges gilt. Original pictorial endpapers. Original maroon gilt-decorated front cloth cover bound in at rear. A few smudges & marks to the pages. Externally a very handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Maalselvdalen. Maalselv og Øverbygd herreder. Med kart og mange illustrationer.

      1926. 4to. 271 s. Orig. helsjirtingb. med oppklebet illustrasjon på fordekkel. Kapitéler og hjørner med sår. Noe nyere navn øverst på tittelbl. Foldekartet bak i boken brettet litt feil, med noen bretter og med noen små rifter.Uvanlig.

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        Winnie the Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 5 x 7.75 inches (13 x 19.5 cm). Dust jacket: First state jacket, advertising 117th thousand of When We Were Very Young to rear flap. Darkening and light staining to spine, slight loss to ends of spine, a couple of short tears and slight creasing to edges. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First printing. Green cloth binding with gilt illustration to front board, gilt top page edge, other edges untrimmed. Some light offsetting to endpapers, a couple of small marks to top page edge, slight lean to binding. An excellent clean example with no inscription and no colouring to illustrations. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: 158

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        Die Griechische Buchmalerei

      Druck und Verlag der Osterreichischen Staatsdruckerei, Vienna 1926 - A milestone in the study of Byzantine manuscript illumination, C. R. Morey of Princeton University referred to it as "the best treatment of the subject of Byzantine illumination to date." This very large folio set includes a text volume with an excellent bibliography as well as a separate portfolio of 28 facsimile plates, 8 of which are in color and expertly matted. Not only is this an important volume for the study of Byzantine illumination, but it is a very fine example of the quality of Viennese bookmaking in the 1920s. Large Folio (51 x 38cm). 2 volumes. Text volume bound in quarter white cloth with pictorial boards. Small water stain to upper margins of text. Portfolio volume is a drop-down box bound in quarter cloth over pictorial boards. Slight wear to spines. Both volumes housed in a slip-case. Overall a very good set.

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        Les fromages.

      Jan Budry,, Paris, 1926 - In 4° (235x190); pagine 118 [2]. Antiporta litografica figurata a colori di Roux. Copertina parlante editoriale. Interessante opera monografica sui formaggi francesi, non comune. Esemplare intonso numerato 164/370 di un'edizione di sole 400 copie (Le prime 30 sono su carta speciale) impressa a Dijon da M. Darantieresu carta vergata "Arches". Bitting 123

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        Ulysses. 8th printing (type entirely re-set).

      Shakespeare & Company, London 1926 - 735 S. Privater dunkelgrüner Halblederband der Zeit mit eingebundener hellblauer Orig.-Broschur und Kopfgoldschnitt. Der Rücken und die Gelenke sind nur leicht, die Deckelkanten etwas stärker berieben und die Ecken leicht bestossen, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, gut erhaltenes Exemplar eines der bedeutendsten Romane der Moderne in der seltenen Originalausgabe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch der Zoologie, Band 4: Teilband 1 sowie Teilband 2 ( in 2 Teilen ): Progoneata, Chilopoda, Insecta 1, Insecta 2, Insecta 3

      Walter de Gruyter Berlin, Leipzig 1926 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1926 - 1938, Untertitel: Eine Naturgeschichte der Stämme des Tierreichs. Bearbeitet von Carl Grafen Attems, Dr. Anton Handlirsch, Dr. Max Beier, Dr. Friedrich Hendel, Prof.Dr. Josef Meixner, Dr. Hans Zerny ) Der vierte Band in diesen insgesamt 3 Bänden so vollständig vorliegend mit der umfassenden Darstellung über die Insekten. Mit Nachträgen und Berichtigungen für die einzelnen Insekten-Ordnungen und dem Register für den ganzen vierten Band. Band 4/1 mit XII, 892 Seiten und 945 Abbildungen im Text; Band 4/2-1 mit XII, Seiten 893 - 1728 und 905 Abbildungen im Text; Band 4/2-2 mit den Seiten XIV, 1729 - 2756 und 935 Abbildungen bzw. Illustrationen. Jeweils in goldgeprägten Ohldr, 4° ( 28 x 23,5 cm ). Einbände berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Band 4/2-2 am unteren Kapital etwas beschädigt, jeweils mit Bibliotheksmarke auf dem Einbandrücken. Innen Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke, einige Seiten angeknickt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig. - sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht 10200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Progoneata, Chilopoda, Insecta, Insekten, Zoologie, Kükenthal

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        Les Oraisons Amoureuses de Jeanne-Aurélie Grivolin lyonnaise. Illustrées de quinze pointes sèches et d'ornements originaux de Yan B. Dyl.

      P., "La Connaissance", 1926, In-4 étroit, br., 213 pp. Tirée à 500 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur Annam. Séduisantes illustrations de ce classique libertin, remarquable par l'abondance des compositions et ornements, l'épure exemplaire du trait et la délicatesse des pochoirs. Un des plus élégants livres illustrés par Yan B. Dyl, maître de l'art-décoratif.De son vrai nom Yan Bernard Morel, proche de Robert Delaunay. Il illustra quelques livres et collabora à "Pan" l'annuaire du luxe de Paul Poiret.

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        The Tempest

      London, William Heinemann Ltd,, [1926]. Small quarto. Original grey-black cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt, pictorial image blocked to front cover gilt, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 19 colour plates, black and white illustrations in text, by Rackham. Corners a touched rubbed, jacket evenly toned with just the faintest touch of wear to extremities. An excellent copy. First trade edition, first impression.

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        The Tempest SIGNED RACKHAM #370/520 1926 21 Plates with Dust Jacket

      William Heineman and Co. 1926 - This book is in good condition. The binding is tight and there are no rips, tears, or loose pages. There is are no bookplates, signatures, or markings of any kind. There is some light staining to the edges of the front and rear cover, but the gilt lettering and illustration is still bright and unrubbed. The bottom of the spine is damaged. There is some light waviness to the bottom edge of the pages. This book contains all 21 of Rackham's original tipped in plates in excellent condition, including a plate which is featured only in the signed edition. The book is clean and free of any foxing. The book comes with its very rare original Dust Jacket. The Jacket has some light wear around its edges and is missing several pieces of its spine, but is otherwise completely intact. This is the rare signed limited edition, #370/520 printed by William Heinemann in 1926. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La Journée de Madame.

      1926Paris, Marcel Guiot, s.d. (1926), broché, couverture rempliée, 10 lithographies originales, sous étui cartonné. Dix lithographies originales par VERTES ; tirage limité à 100 exemplaires sur Chine collé, exemplaire N°46. Chaque planche est signée à la main par l'artiste. Joint lithographie originale de VERTES signée et légendée à la main au crayon rouge. Rousseurs, infimes brunissures.

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        LA GRÈCE ET LA SICILE. Texte intégral illustré de cent deux compositions originales dont vingt hors texte en pleine page gravés à l'eau-forte en couleur au repérage par Maurice de Becque.

      A Paris, Chez Maurice de Becque peintre-graveur, 1926 - A Paris, Chez Maurice de Becque peintre-graveur, 1926 1 volume in-4 (28,3 x 23 cm) broché de 90-(1) pages, 20 eaux-fortes en couleur hors-texte (17,8 x 12,5cm), 40 en-tête (12,5 x 7,5 cm), 40 culs-de-lampe plus petits de taille variable (environ 4 x 4 cm pour la plupart, 1 eau-forte contrecollée sur le premier plat de couverture (12,5 x 8,5 cm environ), 1 encadrement et 1 bandeau décoré. Complet. Etui cartonné de l'éditeur. Volume à l'état proche du neuf, superbe papier fort immaculé. Etui en bon état, partiellement recollé. Le dos des cahiers a été très peu encollé pour faciliter un débrochage en vue d'une reliure, ce qui donne un brochage assez fragile compte tenu de l'épaisseur du papier utilisé. TIRAGE A 232 EXEMPLAIRES. Celui-ci, 1 des 140 exemplaires sur pur fil Lafuma.Ce recueil de poésies inspiré de l'Antiquité et de la mythologie gréco-latine a été publié pour la première fois dans le recueil Les Trophées en 1893 (décembre 1892). Il comporte 39 sonnets. On y croise Hercule et les Centaures, Aphrodite, Némée, Stymphaleet Nessus, etc.Maurice de Becque a parfaitement su rendre dans ce magnifique ouvrage l'atmosphère de cette poésie parnassienne fin de siècle.SUPERBE EXEMPLAIRE TEL QUE PARU DE CE MAGNIFIQUE ILLUSTRÉ MODERNE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Mort d'Hippolyte.

      Texte remanié et augmenté. Neuf dessins et trois vignettes dessinés et gravés par D. Galanis. Tirage à 421 exemplaires. Celui-ci (n°6) un des 10 sur JAPON IMPÉRIAL avec tirage d'artiste. Contenant une SUITE à part des 12 gravures tirées en bistre sur papier vergé de Hollande. (Complet & Contrôlé) Paris, Éditions EOS, 1926 - 124 pages. Ouvrage broché sous couverture rempliée argentée avec titre sur le premier plat. Papier de soie de protection. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(23x14).

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        POLYPHEME

      Paris, 1926, A la Sphère. Folio en feuilles, 72 p., couverture, frontispice, titre, 4 hors texte et 2 bandeaux en couleurs de D. Galanis, un de 181 ex. numerotes sur papier Arches. Rel. 1/2 basane, etui.

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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). <br><br><br />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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        Werke in sechzehn Bänden. Großherzog-Wilhelm-Ernst-Ausgabe. (Dünndruck-Ausgabe.) Hrsg. im Auftrage von Alfred Walter Heymel unter dem Beirat von Bernhard Suphan u.a. (HIER insges. in 17 Bänden) (Romane und Novellen, 2.Auflage, 2Bde.; Autobiogr. Schriften, 2.Auflage, 3Bde.; Dramatische Dichtungen, EA. 3Bde.; Kunstschriften, EA. 2Bde.; Übersetzungen und Bearbeitungen, EA. 1Bd.; Schriften zur Literatur, EA. 2Bde.; Lyrische und epische Dichtungen,EA. 2Bde.; Naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften, EA der Ausgabe in 17 Bänden, 2Bde.)

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag, 1913, 1917, 1909, 1910, 1916, 1910, 1911, 1910, 1912, 1912, 1913, 1913, 1916, 1916, 1920, 1926 - 614 / 1018 / 829 / 813 / 723 / 571 / 904 / 1118 / 877 / 790 / 982 / 728 / 706 / 643 / 625 / 885 / 698 Seiten. Sarkowski 540 (Bd. 1-15) + 541 (Bd.-16+17) Gutes Exemplar. Die Ledereinbände farblich etwas verschieden, die Rücken teils ein w. lichtgebleicht, insges. leicht begriffen. Innere Falze, vereinzelt ein w. rissig. Gute "Großherzog Wilhelm Ernst Ausgabe", hier sind die "Naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften" " nicht in einem, sondern in 2 Bänden (= Bd.16+17) vorhanden. Daher nicht ".in 16 Bänden.", sondern in 17 Bänden angeboten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2300 Flexible, orangene, braunrote Or.-Lederbände mit Lesebändchen und Kopfgoldschnitt UND die Bände 16+17 im blauen Or.-Leinen. Kl.8vo. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lettre-plainte

      Imprimerie centrale de l'Ouest 1926 - - Imprimerie centrale de l'Ouest, Paris 1926, 14x22cm, agrafé sous chemise et étui. - 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 [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition printed in 25 numbered copies on laid Arches paper, ours bearing the number 1. Signed autograph Jean Cocteau Henri Aubert, enriched with an autograph card signed by Roland Saucier and glued in front of the title of fake page on which the consignment. Back and front cover slightly and marginally faded as usual. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Alt-Orientalische Teppiche. Herausgegeben vom österreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie. Vienna & Leipzig, Anton Schroll & Karl W. Hiersemann, 1926.

      1926. Imperial folio (600 x 450 mm). 2 vols. 21, 43 pp. With 120 plates (67 of which in full colour). Original half calf with marbled boards and gilt title to spine. First edition. "A milestone publication based on the earlier pioneer works published by the Museum [...] Documentation and technical notes on each carpet. Magnificent illustrations" (Arntzen/Rainwater). Includes a bibliography on oriental carpets and additional examples of oriental rugmaking previously unknown and not published in Martin's 1908 monograph. - A nicely bound copy, interior clean and spotless throughout. Arntzen/Rainwater P629. Enay/Azadi 517.

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

      London: Methuen and Co, 1926. Signed extra limited edition, number 10 of 20 copies on Japanese vellum signed by both author and illustrator. Quarto, original vellum. Inscribed with an original poem handwritten in Milne's hand as follows, "Vincent Seligman His Book. I know a bank where Vincent goes, And what he does God only knows, But something shady, I suppose. Yet he respects the worst of crooks Whose partiality for books Leads him to buy a Pooh-de-luxe. Doubtless the vellum covering Desired him, and he thought the Haine The pass-book of some Banker King. October, 1927. A.A. Milne." The recipient, Vincent Seligman was a banker who ran the London bank Seligman Brothers. He and his wife Barbara were close friends of the Milnes. In 1923 Seligman dedicated his book, Oxford Oddities, to A.A. Milne and, soon after the publication of the Pooh books, Milne gave prototypes of Pooh and Piglet soft toys to Barbara. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh has been considered a classic of children's literature almost since its publication" (Cooper & Cooper). In 1925, A.A. Milne purchased "a Sussex farmhouse for use as a weekend and holiday alternative to the family's London home... [that would] provide the setting for the stories he now started to write about [his son] Christopher's toys... Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner [its companion volume, published 1928] are, on their own terms, more successful as works written for children than anything else produced during children's literature's Golden Age" (Carpenter). "Ernest H. Shepard's illustrations, modeled after the actual toys, show character and movement in simple line vignettes, which add so much to the books that most people consider them to be inseparable from the texts" (Silvey).

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        Portrait signed and inscribed. N. p., 1926.

      1926. 218 x 149 mm. An appealing portrait in full height, inscribed to the Gankaya Vezirkòpru Turkish Power Society. - Slightly rubbed and minor damage to edges; largish tear (c. 2 cm) to upper right edge.

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        All The Sad Young Men

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 - First edition, 1926 stated on title and copyright page. Book near fine. Dust jacket very good, some wear along edges, water stains on spine, two small holes on spine. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Torrenst of Spring 1st U.S. ed. (1926)

      Scribner's 1926 - Hanneman A 4.4. The first printing consisted of 1'250 copies with the Scribner's Seal present on the copyright page. Very rare! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: van Eck Antiquariat]
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        The Tragical History of Young King Cole.

      Venice: G. Zanetti,, 1926. By Didymus Belcampus. Octavo. Original cream-coloured wrappers, coloured illustrations on front and back. Housed in a flat-back cloth box made by the Chelsea Bindery. Title page printed in red & black, letterpress printed within a red wavy-line border, 6 illustrations in the text. Light soiling to covers, small nicks and chips to spine, general paper toning. A very good copy. First and only edition, privately published, number 83 of an unspecified limitation. A quite wonderful memento of a short-lived but entertaining spat between Sir Thomas Beecham and Cole Porter: "Beecham spent most of the summer of 1926 on the Continent with Maud Cunard. In Venice he had an altercation with the American master of musical comedy, Cole Porter. Hoping for peace and quiet, he found his nights shattered by the noise emanating from a black jazz band that Porter had imported from Paris to play on a barge moored outside the Salute. (Diaghelev, also in Venice, was another complainant.) Beecham, using the pseudonym Didymus Belcampus, wrote a poem that he arranged to have printed called The Tragical History of Young King Cole, who was finally swept out to sea and drowned" (John Lucas, Thomas Beecham: An Obsession with Music, 2008, p. 168). The final illustration shows an octopus grappling with a sinking saxophone that is still blasting out a jumble of notes ("while down below her author, jazzed and jazzed in ecstasy"). Porter didn't forget Beecham's light-hearted broadside and fought back with the skit "Operatic Pills" in his 1929 revue Wake Up and Dream; the "Operatic Pills" being a play on the fact that the conductor was part of the Beecham's pills dynasty. Decidedly scarce: not in Copac or OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

      Published in London in 1926 this is a nice early edition of the A E Jackson illustrated edition of "Alice in Wonderland", book is BEAUTIFULLY BOUND in a fine FULL LEATHER BINDING titled and decorated in gilt, top edge gilded, internally book is BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED with SIXTEEN COLOUR TIPPED IN PLATES and other drawings within the text, the plates are mounted on card, CONDITION binding is in excellent condition, leather joints in perfect condition with no cracking, internally minor mark to one plate border else contents in nice condition. A SUPERBLY BOUND EXAMPLE OF A BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED EDITION. A STUNNING GIFT QUALITY EXAMPLE OF "ALICE IN WONDERLAND"

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox]
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        The Medici

      An early printing, with the January, 1926 imprint, but using the original English sheets. With over 100 illustrations from numerous sources on finely produced black and white plates, and with 2 folding genealogical charts. Tall, thick 8vos, very finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere of Bath in signed contemporary three-quarter dark green morocco over green cloth, all covers with a gilt fillet lines at the borders of the morocco, the spines with six gilt framed compartments separated by raised bands gilt stopped, four compartments with gilt central fleur-de-lis and two gilt lettered, additional gilt rules at the head and tails and additional gilt lettering at the tail, endpapers marbled, t.e.g. xxix, 538; xii, 576 pp. A very fine, clean, bright and handsome set, very well preserved and unusually appealing. This is considered the foremost biography of the Medicis, and is the first history of the whole family, rather than one dealing with only the very famous or infamous members. Leaders of the city-states of Italy, they were merchants, warriors and patrons of some of the most famous and influential artists of all time. The powerful Medici family shaped not only the history of Italy, but the history of the world. They lie at the very center of all cause to the flowering of the Renaissance.

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        Rien Qu'un Homme

      44 pp. play in seven acts by Deauville in response to the failed attempt at establishing an independent Catalan Republic in 1926 and the subsequent exile of many Spaniards to Brussels, including illustrator Helios Gómez. Illustrated with 8 graphic black-and-white plates after woodcuts by Gómez, signed within the plates. Large 4to. Orig. color illustrated wrpps. Some very minor soiling to covers. Brussels (Editions L'Equerre) 1928. Signed by author to title page. Limited edition of 200 copies. Max Deauville was a French-language author and member of the Belgian literary avant-garde. Helios Gómez was an important Spanish graphic artist, painter, revolutionary, anarchist-communist, and poet. His politically charged avant-garde black-and-white works were highly appreciated early in his career, prior to his exile from Spain in 1926 for his political views and activity. He returned to Spain in 1930 and was subsequently arrested multiple times for his involvement in and affiliation with Republican politics as both an artist and a politician. He was finally imprisoned in Barcelona for sedition in 1948 and was held until 1954. Very scarce; as of September 2016, WorldCat locates only one holding of this edition in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Les Trésors de la Bibliothèque de France. Manuscrits - Incunables - Livres rares - Dessins - Estampes - Objets d'Art Curiosités bibliographiques (5 volumes).

      G. Vanoest, Editeur, 1926, 5 volumes regroupant les fascicules de 1 à 20, reliure signée : H. Jacquet, demi chagrin rouge à coins, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de titres et tomaisons dorées, tranches de tête dorées, gardes de couleurs. Feuillets non rognés. 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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        The Sun Also Rises

      First edition first impression from 1926 with misspelling of 'stoppped' on page 181. Previous owner inscription to ffep,some very minor wear to front boards, paper crack to rear facing end page, the binding is tight. the jacket is second state(with reviews on flaps and $2.00 price) , it has been professionally repaired please see pics, happy to provide further pics, information on request.

      [Bookseller: Setanta Books]
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        The Exhibition of Chinese Art of The Society of Friends of Asiatic Art - Amsterdam 1925

      The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1926 1 volume large folio (33*42 cm), VII-39 pp. (text), XLVIII (I to XLVIII) plates contained in a small portfolio. An other large portfolio containing 18 plates (XLIX to LXVI) is not present. The portfolio is lightly soiled, with some tears on the spine. The plates are clean and fresh, overall very good condition. An extremely rare album of the Amsterdam Exhibition in 1925, showing chinese works owned by famous collectors such as Mr George Eumorfopoulos, Dr Otto Kummel, M. Adolphe Stoclet and Dr H.K. Westendorp. Beautiful plates illustrating art from different Chinese periods, for example the Shang, Cheu and Ts'in. The second part of the exhibition album, with the last 18 plates (mostly paintings) is missing.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Indosiam]
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        LES INTÉRIEURS FRANÇAIS AU SALON DES ARTISTES DÉCORATEURS EN 1926

      "1 volume ; Paris : Charles Moreau, 1926 ; , 34 cm. " Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Exemplaire nominatif. Portfolio de 48 planches en phototypie de luxueux intérieurs par les plus grands décorateurs de l'époque.

      [Bookseller: La Plume et l'Art]
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        Had I not Four or Five women once that tended me?

      1926. Miranda and her Nurses"RACKHAM, Arthur, artist. "Had I not Four or five women once that tended me?" [London]. 1926. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing, signed and dated "Arthur Rackham 1926" on lower left-hand corner, for the color plate facing page 7 in the Rackham-illustrated edition of The Tempest. London: William Heinemann, Ltd. [1926]. Image size: 10 x 7 5/8 inches: 254 x 194 mm. (board size: 16 x 13 5/8 inches: 406 x 347 mm.). Matted, framed and glazed. "'Tis far off/And rather like a dream than an assurance/That my remembrance warrants. Had I not/Four or five women once that tended me?" (Miranda to Prospero, Act 1, scene ii. 46).Written on the back of the watercolor in black ink, in Arthur Rackham's hand "The Tempest/No. 2 Miranda her nurses/by/Arthur Rackham".A very focused scene, with Miranda as a baby being held over a large blue and white bowl by a young woman with a sponge in her right hand. Another woman is standing over the child about to pour water from a blue and white striped jug over the babies head. Two other women are overseeing, one old woman holding a blanket facing the viewer and one younger woman kneeling facing away from the viewer. In the background is a wooden rocking crib with inlays and on the floor in the foreground is a pink rug. Lying on the rug is a small toy boat and a bowl with perhaps a piece of soap in it. The room is rather sparse with no other furniture in it. To the right is part of a window shedding some light into the room and to the left is a curtain closed shut. All the viewers attention is drawn to the center of the drawing - to the four women and the baby Miranda being bathed.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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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. With decorations by Keith Henderson. 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. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CORRESPONDANCE. 1905-1914. [4 volumes].

      1926Paris, Gallimard, 1926-27. Quatre volumes in-quarto (171 X 220) maroquin rouille à coins, dos cinq nerfs, caissons à froid, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, tête dorée, couverture conservée (Devauchelle). Tome I : 351 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer, (1) f. blanc - Tome II : 396 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer, (1) f. blanc -Tome III : 1 fac-similé, 380 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer, (1) f. blanc - Tome IV : 1 fac-similé, 388 pages, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer, (1) f. blanc. Rousseurs claires dans les barbes et sur les couvertures conservées, petit manque au dos conservé du tome III. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 9 EXEMPLAIRES hors-commerce parmi les 109 du tirage de tête réimposés au format in-quarto tellière, numérotés sur papier vergé Lafuma-Navarre (n° I). L'ouvrage comprend le fac-similé d'une lettre d'Alain-Fournier et le fac-similé d'une lettre de Jacques Rivière. BEL EXEMPLAIRE du tirage de tête, bien relié par Devauchelle. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

      [Bookseller: Librairie ancienne & Moderne Eric Castér]
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        The Lady of The Lotus Rup Mati Queen of Mandu A Strange Tale of Faithfulness.

      London: Oxford University Press 1926 - FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., square 4to, 9-1/8" x 7-7/8", illustrated in B&W and color. Bound in fine full black morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt floral cornerpieces, gilt arabesque design to center of front cover, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, others uncut, bound by the Clarendon Press Oxford. Translation of a fascinating Farsi romance tale written in 1599 about Rup Mati [The Lady of Beauty], queen of Mandu, and her devotion to Baz Bahadur, the last King of that doomed city. Despite all trials and temptations, she lived and died faithful to her husband. The book includes translations of 26 verses attributed to Rap Mati, and photographs of the Mandu fortress. Reproductions of 8 contemporary miniature paintings depicting Rap Mati's life are also included. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        THE RIDDLE OF THE TSANGPO GORGES

      Description:Edward Arnold & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Light spotting to margin block, plates and map present, map has 40mm tear to top edge, pastedown has the book plate of William Beebe. Charles William Beebe; (July 29, 1877 - June 4, 1962) who was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author. He is remembered for the numerous expeditions he conducted for the New York Zoological Society, his deep dives in the Bathysphere, and his prolific scientific writing for both academic and popular audiences; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages .

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