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        Les Poilus. -

      Bernard Grasset 1926 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 231 pp. Reliure plein maroquin beau, blanc, rouge disposés en bandes verticales recouvrant les plats, chiffre « P. P. » doré sur le second. Dos lisse avec titre doré et date au talon. Filet doré intérieur. Doublure et gardes de coupures de journaux de 1914, double filet or sur les coupes, tête dorée, non rogné. Couvertures et dos conservés. Reliure signée S. Saintu. Petits frottements à la reliure, dont le dos est légèrement taché. Exceptionnel exemplaire. EDITION ORIGINALE LIMITEE à à 472 exemplaires réimposés in-4° Tellière. Celui-ci un des 96 exemplaires sur Hollande. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE enrichi de 39 DESSINS ORIGINAUX AU CRAYON ET A LA PLUME, aquarellés, de Maurice Savin (1894-1973) dont un à pleine page et 38 en marge du texte, certains portant la signature de l?artiste. Ce dernier a ajouté à la plume « illustré par Savin » sur la page de titre. Mobilisé pendant la guerre, Maurice Savin a été blessé deux fois et a reçu la Croix de Guerre. EXCEPTIONNEL EXEMPLAIRE DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DU COUTURIER PAUL POIRET, avec son chiffre frappé sur le second plat, et relié par Simone Saintu, amie d?enfance de Louis-Ferdinand Céline. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nürnberger Puppenstubenspielbuch. Mit Bildern von Else Wenz-Vietor.

      Oldenburg, Stalling ca. 1926. - 4°. 7 doppelblattgrosse, kart. Farbtafeln mit Einsteckschlitzen für Figuren sowie 39 Orig.-Figuren. Farbig ill. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. (leicht fleckig und etwas berieben). (= Nürnberger Bilderbücher Nr. 1 a). - "Eines der schönsten Aufstell-Bilderbücher und sicherlich das schönste Bilderbuch von Else Wenz-Viëtor, geradezu luxeriös in Druck und Ausführung. Das Buch erinnert an die Vorläufer des Biedermeier. In seinen klaren Farben und Formen macht es die behagliche Atmosphäre eines bürgerlichen Haushaltes aus den Anfängen unseres Jahrhunderts präsent." (Bilderwelt 2077, S. 446). - Villa Stuck 353 (nennt 2. Aufl.). Pressler 148. Doderer III, S.788/89. Lang de

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        The Sun Also Rises

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 - "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway. First edition, first printing, and first issue with the misspelling of the word stopped as "stoppped" on page 181, line 26. Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1926. 12mo[5" x 7 3/8"], 259 pp. The book is bound in black leather with gilt titling to the spine. The leather is in fine condition. The interior is in very good condition. A faint notation in colored pencil on the title page which has been partially erased. The textblock is toned with some light scattered spotting. "The Sun Also Rises" is the first major novel written by Ernest Hemingway. Published in 1926, the novel was recognized as a major modern piece of literature and established Hemingway's status as a literary figure. "The Sun Also Rises" is about a group of American expatriates who live in Paris and travel to Pamplona, Spain to watch the bullfights. Based largely on Hemingway and his friends, deemed "The Lost Generation", which included writers, artists, and poets, the novel is a reflection on the group and the specific relationships and dynamics within it. On the surface, the novel is the love story between protagonist Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley, a divorcee and temptress. Within the course of the novel, though, Lady Brett manages to seduce a string of men, causing tensions to run high with bitter jealousy. It is a story of unrequited love, lust, envy, beauty, and seedy ugliness. One of Hemingway's most important works, "The Sun Also Rises" is an American classic. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory# (C7-24) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fool's Gold - [Poems]

      Oxford : Basil Blackwell, 1926, Hardback, First Edition. Very good copy in the original vellum-backed boards. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 45 pages; Physical desc.: 45 p. Subject: Poetry. Notes: Two page [original] manuscript poem by the poem to the front fly leaves, SIGNED and DATED. 45 pages. Inventory No: 53101. First Edition

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        Winnie-The-Pooh

      [London]: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1926. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+ in Archival Plastic Cover. Shepard, E. H.. A really lovely copy of one of our favorite books, the most important of A.A. Milne's Christoper Robin books. To say that "Winnie-The-Pooh is a children's classic is to understate its importance, especially when the book we have is a very desirable First Edition. And this volume is one of the nicest we have seen. It is bound in the original dark green cloth with gold gilt on the covers, the titling on the spine and on the top edges. [iii]-xi, [5], 158, [2] pp. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. The pictorial map endpapers are clean and bright as are the interior pages. There is a light touch of bumping at the spine ends but very minor -- otherwise the book is in fine (our best) condition. The precious original dustjacket has protected the book well but shows the wear and sunning typical of this dustjacket although it shows no signs of previous repairs. The creases are darkened and very small chips are missing at the crease edges but the dustjacket is complete. Protected by our archival dustjacket.

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        LE NOEL DU ROI MANDJAR. MYSTERE.

      1926. AU LYS ROUGE.. 1926. In-Plano.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable. 51 pages. Orné de 14 aquarelles colationnées d'ARY LEBLOND. Exemplaire sur vélin à la forme des Papeteries d'Arches N° 99 / 200. Dos absent. Las plats de couverture ne tiennes plus.

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        Makhno et sa juive

      Editions Eos, 1926. - Editions Eos, Paris 1926, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un 750 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, le nôtre un des quelques exemplaires hors commerce d'auteur. Affectueux et précieux envoi autographe signé de Joseph Kessel à son ami Henri (Béraud) : "A toi, mon cher Henri, sans phrases et fraternellement." Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice dessiné et gravé sur bois par Vassily Photiadès. Gardes légèrement et partiellement ombrées, rares piqûres.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un 750 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, le nôtre un des quelques exemplaires hors commerce d'auteur. Affectueux et précieux envoi autographe signé de Joseph Kessel à son ami Henri (Béraud) : "A toi, mon cher Henri, sans phrases et fraternellement." Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice dessiné et gravé sur bois par Vassily Photiadès. Gardes légèrement et partiellement ombrées, rares piqûres.  

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        LA VIE DES SAINTS.

      1926. NON PRECISE. NON DATE. In - Folio.Carré. Relié demi - cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Déchirures. 439 pages - Manque les 4eres pages - TExte sur 2 colonnes - Plats et contre - plats jaspés - Tranches rouges - Ouvrage qui a été restauré par un relieur a Toulouse en juin 1926 (information annotée sur la page de garde et signée) - La 1ere et dernière page abimées.

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        Almanach für das Jahr 1926-1937 (12 Bde.) Ab 1930: Almanach der Psychoanalyse..

      Wien, Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Vlg., 1926-37 Kl.8°, Fronti., je ca. 250 S., einige Abb., OLwd. geprägt, Rücken beschienen, etwas gebrauchspurig einige Bde. m. kleinen Einrissen am Rücken u. min. fleckig. Ein Bd. etwas stockfleckig. Innen: einige Bände mit wenigen leichten Bleistiftanstreichungen. Der Almanach erschien von 1926 bis 1938 in Wien. 1938 Nach dem Anschluss Österreichs 1938 wurde der Verlag liquidiert. Seltene fast vollständige Serie dieser wichtigen psychoanalytischen Publikation. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Psychologie Erstausgaben deutscher Literatur

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        A Man Could Stand Up - 3rd Volume of Tietjens//Parade's End Tetralogy

      Duckworth 1926 - 1st edition 1st printing hardback in unclipped jacket. Book in VG+ condition with no inscriptions, rare jacket with aging and wear but largely complete, area of loss at top of spine. Not a book club edition, ex library or a remainder. Scans available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Noces exemplaires de Mie Saucée ou Les nouvelles métamorphoses de MM. Quasi, Total, Agénor de Jussieu et Frère Gabier sous les controle et présidence de l'homme qui bêche

      Fanfare de Montparnasse, Paris 1926 - Cet ouvrage, le troisième publié par la "Fanfare de Montparnase" a été tiré a 350 exemplaires, dont 49 hors commerce, numérotés de 1 a 301 et de 302 a 350. Achevé d'imprimer le quinze avril mil neuf cent vingt-six, sur les Presses du Maitre Imprimeur R. Coulouma, a Argenteuil, H. Barthélemy, Directeur. Ejemplar Nº 6 en Vélin de Rives 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 71 páginas

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        La tentation de l'Occident

      Grasset, 1926. - Grasset, Paris 1926, 12x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle copie del servizio stampa. Associazione a bradel metà marocco cioccolato, liscio schiena, data la coda dorata marmorizzato piatti di carta, copertine conservate, testa dorata, elegante vincolante firmato P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Firmato autografo dell'autore Marius Boisson. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin chocolat, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de André Malraux à Marius Boisson.  

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        Ohne Titel.

      [Gugging], -, o. J. Ätzradierung auf Bütten. ca 17 x 15,5 cm. Nr. 24 von 33 Exemplaren, handsigniert. - Johann Hauser, (1926 - 1996), lebte seit 1949 in der Nervenklinik Gugging und zählte wohl zu den bekanntesten unter den Gugginger Künstlern. Seine Arbeiten faszinieren vor allem durch ihre Originalität und ihren Erfindungsreichtum. Hauser hat in seinen Bildern eine völlig befreite Welt geschaffen, die nur seiner Phantasie unterworfen ist. (Zitat Feilacher, Guggging). Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

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        Show Boat

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1926 - First Edition; one of 201 numbered copies signed by the author. A near fine copy in the numbered slipcase, which shows some fading, wear and repair. Basis for the ground-breaking, often and deservedly revived Broadway musical of the same title, as well as for its subsequent film versions. Topical for its day, controversial, and not lacking current relevance, the novel and what it inspired stand out as a high point in AmericanÊtwentieth-century entertainment, literature, and morality. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Luigi Pirandello e Marta Abba

      1926 - 29. Lotto di 13 cartoline di cui 8 con Luigi Pirandello, non viaggiate, della collezione Marta Abba raffiguranti: 3 Templio di Agrigento (novembre 1927), 2 Agrigento Tenuta Giudici, 4 Visita alle miniere di Agrigento 1927, 1 Agrigento Hotel des Temples, 2 Miradolo Terme PV 1929 e 1 Pisa luglio 1926 mm 90x140 cd

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        La chanson des gueux.

      Plicque, Paris 1926 - Un volume in-8 (26 cm x 19,5 cm), 320 pp. Illustration de A.Morand (29 compositions dont 17 hors texte). Un des 420 exemplaires sur vélin de rives numérotés. 1/2 chagrin. Dos à cinq nerfs. Caissons décorés de fleurons dorés. Titre et filets dorés. Couvertures illustrées conservées. Quelques très légères rousseurs éparses. Notre exemplaire est unique. Il a été donné à Jocelyn Mercier (graveur et illustrateur) par Georges Villa (long envoi signé en début d'ouvrage). Georges Villa l'a orné de huit aquarelles originales in texte. Georges Villa, figure du Montmartre des Années folles, connu pour ses caricatures et portraits. Notre exemplaire comprend aussi une photo ajoutée de Jean Richepin et l'ex-libris de Jocelyn Mercier. Bel exemplaire. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre consultez notres ite et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Expressionismus und Film.

      135 pp. text discussing Expressionism in various art forms (painting, sculpture, literature, and architecture) and how those forms influenced the film making process, including examinations of notable films and directors, and how the style emerged in scripts, acting techniques, and sets, index, 73 text illustrations, 5 color plates. Title-page, front and rear end papers foxed. Small 4to. Cloth, with illustrated front cover designed by Paul Leni, cloth stained, spine torn. Berlin (Verlag der Lichtbildb

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        The Memoirs of the 18th (Queen Mary's Own) Royal Hussars, 1906-1922, including operations in the Great War / By Brig.-General Charles Burnett

      Winchester : Warren & Sons 1926 - Very good cloth copy, with some slight dulling and rubbing around the spine bands and panel edges. In a good if somewhat edge-torn and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Minor, scattered foxing, mainly around prelims. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages; Physical description: 215p., 16 leaves of plates : ill., frontis., folding maps, ports. ; 23cm. Subjects: Miltary history -- Great Britain. Army. Royal Hussars, 18th (Queen Mary's Own) -- World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain -- 18th Royal Hussars. Notes: Includes folding maps. 1 Kg. 215 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le rappel à l'ordre

      Stock, 1926. - Stock, Paris 1926, 12x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione collettiva, uno dei cinque esemplari numerati sul Giappone, tirando la testa. Bound in mezzo dolore angoli nocciola, dorso piatto decorato con passato dorato, lievi tracce di attrito minore sul dorso, piatti di carta marmorizzati, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, leggermente piegato la testa in tazze, arabeschi wrapper conservati testa dorata, vincolante contemporaneo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi chagrin noisette à coins, dos lisse passé orné d'arabesques dorées, légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur le dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coupes légèrement frottées en têtes, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque.

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        Poems in English / with illustrations by William Blake - Complete in 2 volumes

      London : at The Nonesuch press 1926 - Finely bound in quarter vellum over decorated boards. Minor dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. An uncommonly good copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. "This edition . consists of 1450 copies in two volumes . and 90 copies (the two volumes bound together) on Oxford India paper ." Physical description; 2 v., [53] leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm.Notes; Text edited by Canon Beeching. Pictures chosen and titled by Geoffrey Keynes. Title page text enclosed within elaborate red border.Contents; v. 1. Paradise lost. -- v. 2. Miscellaneous poems. Paradise regain'd. Samson Agonistes.Other names; Beeching, H. C. (Henry Charles) 1859-1919 [ed]. Keynes, Geoffrey 1887-1982. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Nuits

      Aux éditions de l'estampe, 1926. - Aux éditions de l'estampe, Paris 1926, 19x24,5, en feuilles sous couverture et chemise. - Le prime illustrazioni di tiraggio di Raffaello Drouart pubblicato 175 copie nostri, uno dei 20 pezzi in Giappone, tirando la testa con un doppio illustrazioni privato sul Giappone e su pergamena BFK. Shirt alla mascella leggermente incrinato e un po 'indietro insolated, bella copia. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage des illustrations de Raphaël Drouart paru à 175 exemplaires, le nôtre, un des 20 ex sur Japon, tirage de tête, présentant une double suite des illustrations sur Japon et sur Vélin BFK. Chemise au mors très légèrement fendu et au dos un peu insolé, agréable exemplaire. Rare.

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        I fioretti di S. Francesco - Il cantico del sole - Le considerazioni sulle stimmate

      Editrice S. Francesco, 1926. Folio (cm. 42,8), XIV - 176(2) pp. con num.se ill.ni a colori, fregi, testate, finalini e 15 tavv. f.t. di cui 9 protette da velina parlante. Tutto l’apparato iconografico, a colori, è opera di Duilio Cambellotti. Legatura editoriale in tessuto viola con grande illustrazione policroma di Cambellotti al piatto anteriore (raffigurazione del Santo). Sovraccoperta editoriale. Tiratura limitata e numerata (ns. esemplare n. 136/1000). Esemplare in perfetto stato di conservazione.

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel. / Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January, 1926 Through December 1926

      British Columbia Telephone Company, 1926. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Great photo of cable - pulling gang; The progress of the phone in greater Vancouver; New record set by Vancouver installers; Cartridge fuses defend against foreign currents; Providing phone facilities is a co - operative task; New Kerrisdale exchange being equipped; How a switchboard lamp is made; William Buckle and Splicing; Construction / splicing in Vancouver; A Switchboard Plug and Cord Explains its troubles; Where the cables end when they crawl out of the sea; Chilliwack's first telephone agent, John McCutcheon, passes away; Nice photo of Granville and Hastings; Nice photo of Richmond Road and area near Victoria; Operator training - 8 pages with nice photos; Peter Grant helped equip Canada's first common battery office; Nanaimo and New West. offices to be expanded; Preparing the pay cheques; George P. Kelly - installed 80' poles; More trunks in Vancouver; Lightning damage on mainland; Repeaters aid voice currents on long journeys; automatic typewriters - chief repeaterman William Faulkes; New Kerrisdale office; Bar Graph of growth of the B.C. system; Statement of Development: # of phones in operation in towns across the province; Victoria and Vancouver to be united by new route; how the phone bill was paid 20 years ago; Kootenays get service; The service application; High tension hazards; draughting the system; Mr. C.E.S. Fisher; Operator Grant gets a phone in her home; Arithmetic is paramount in traffic man's life; Phone shattered by lightning strike; Kamloops now connected to coast; Despatching yellow cabs from 'seymour 4000'; New Carlton office; plant garage serves many cars; new Langley office; Long Kamloops feature with many photos; Grouse Mountain yields to phone's advance - long article with many photos; and more. Half - leather binding. Average wear overall with the exception of backstrip which shows significant wear and is loose along back edge. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon top edge of text else unmarked. Binding intact.

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        Boutiques de la Foire. Lithographies en couleurs de Lucien Boucher.

      - P., Marcel Seheur, 1926, In-4, br., non coupé, couverture illustrée et rempliée, non paginé. Tirée à 516 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur Arches. Trente-six lithographies tirées par Mourlot et accompagnées d'un texte de Mac Orlan sur le thème de la foire et des saltimbanques: le manège d'enfants, le musée des horreurs, le tir à surprises, le jeu de massacre, etc. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Winnie the Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1926 Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. First edition, first printing. Publisher's dark green cloth, with Christopher Robin and Pooh image stamped in gilt to the front board, spine lettering in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. Fine, with bright gilt, corners only very lightly bumped, former owner's 1926 inscription and bookplate to a front flyleaf, black and white magazine-clipped photograph of Milne and his son to the verso of a front flyleaf, otherwise bright and clean pages. Overall, a very handsome and extremely bright copy. Winnie-the-Pooh is the second in Milne's series of children's books featuring the adventures of the teddy bear character Winnie the Pooh and his friends. Each telling an individual and complete story, the chapters of Winnie-the-Pooh can be read independently of one another. Milne created the story of Winnie the Pooh for his son Christopher Robin, who had a teddy bear named Edward Bear. In his introduction, Milne explains how Edward Bear became Winnie the Pooh, although he notes that "we can't remember whether Winnie is called after Pooh, or Pooh after Winnie." The name "Winnie" comes from a bear that the Milnes saw at the London Zoo, while the name "Pooh" is from a swan whom the fictional Christopher Robin encountered in When We Were Very Young (1924).. Illus. by Shepard, Ernest H.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine.

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        Winnie The Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co., Ltd, 1926. FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., illustrated by Ernest Shepard, pictorial endpapers and pastedowns. Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped green cloth, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine lightly rubbed without loss, back corners still square but slightly rubbed, top edge gilt, internally clean and bright, no ownership markings or gift inscriptions, a better copy than often encountered, overall VERY GOOD.

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        Finsternis : 6 Dorfgeschichten. *SIGNIERT*

      München : Drei Masken Verlag, 1926. 229 (2) S. ; 8 Leinen Kanten gering bestossen, Stempel eines Wohnstifts, Deckelinnenseiten mit Signatur bzw. vorsichtigem Abrieb hinten, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung.- Von Oskar Maria Graf auf Vorsatz im Juni 1927 signiert, datiert und mit Grussformel versehen // interner vermerk.. ISS-16390 Versand D: 2,20 EUR

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        Five 1920s Regional Tourist Guides

      Tashkent & Samarkand: Central Asian Committee for Museums and the Protection of Monuments, Art and Nature, and Uzbek Committee of Cultural and Natural Monuments,, 1926-9. Small octavo. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrations and plans to the text. All with careful restoration at the spines, overall lightly browned, but remaining very good. Uncommon, unusual and attractive tourist pieces. There are two editions of M.E. Masson's guide to The Registan and its Madrassas, first published Tashkent 1926 and subsequently Samarkand 1929, just four copies of the former and none of the latter on OCLC; guides dedicated to the Gur Emir and Timur's Mosque, also by Masson, single copies of these editions on OCLC; and a general guide to the sights of Samarkand by Vjatkin. Interesting insight into beginnings of "cultural-historical" tourism in the Soviet Union's Central Asian republics. Mikhail Evgenievich Masson (1897?1986) was an prominent Samarkandian Soviet archaeologist, the founder of the Central Asian School of Archaeology, and a fellow of the Turkmen Academy of Sciences. Following the First World War, Masson, who had begun training as an engineer at the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute in 1916, returned to his home city and began to work on the preservation of the landmarks of Samarkand. He was made curator of the Samarkand Oblast Museum, and began conducting archaeological excavations, adding to the museums' collection such finds as panels from the Samanid palace at Afrasiyab. In 1924, Masson went to Tashkent to become head of the archaeological department of the Museum of Central Asia. He led further expeditions including the Termez Archaeological Complex Expedition (1936?8); supervised the archaeological expedition accompanying the construction of the Great Ferghana Channel (1936), and was made head of STACE - the South Turkmenistan Complex Archaeological Expedition - (1946?68), and KAE - Kesh Archaeological Expedition - 1963. Vjatkin was also involved in Masson's Afrasiyab excavations, publishing on the wall-paintings.

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        Spluga della preta. Raccolta di 9 fotografie originali relative all'esplorazione avvenuta nel settembre 1926

      s.e., s.l. 1926 - Raccolta di 9 fotografie originali applicate su cartoncino raffiguranti momenti delle esplorazioni avvenute nel settembre 1926 alla Spluga della Preta. Le foto (cm. 9x 6 e 14 x 9,5) sono tutte in esterno e riproducono perlopiu' momenti della discesa del primo pozzo attraverso un complicato sistema di paranchi. Una rappresenta il gruppo di speleologi sull'orlo della dolina attorno ad un cartello riportante la scritta - Proprieta' Sucai Verona -. Dopo la prima esplorazione datata giugno 1925, durante la quale il gruppo del Sucai Verona raggiunse il fondo del pozzo d'entrata profondo 130 metri, ne venne allestita una seconda nella primavera del 1926, esplorazione che raggiunse l'orlo del secondo pozzo (da 108 metri). A questo punto punto, Cabianca, Cipriani e compagni, convinti dell'eccezionalita' dell'impresa tentano il coinvolgimento dei giornali e della macchina propagandistica del partito fascista. Proprio a questo momento risalgono le fotografie in questione. Infatti, nella foto di gruppo precedentemente citata, compare anche Luigi Freddi, firma di punta del Popolo d'Italia, uno dei fondatori del partito fascista, che, proprio a questa avventura dedico' un libro, pubblicato sempre nel 1926 da Corticelli e intitolato L'anticamera dell'inferno: esplorazione della piu' profonda voragine del mondo. A corredo del volume sono presenti diverse fotografie riprodotte, tra le quali alcune di quelle che qui proponiamo in originale. ITA

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        CORPS PERDU.

      - Paris, Au sans pareil, 1926. 14,5x19,5 cm. EDITION ORIGINALE ornée d'illustrations et de 2 pointes sèches hors-texte de Jean Lurçat. Avec une SUITE DES ILLUSTRATIONS ET DES GRAVURES. Broché. Couverture bleue rempliée. Couleur du dos passée au brun sous l'effet de la lumière, sinon ouvrage en très bon état. Papier frais. Un des 60 exemplaires sur Hollande van Gelder avec suite. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Céleste Ugolin

      Simon Kra, 1926. - Simon Kra, Paris 1926, 13x18cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle copie della stampa. Associazione a bradel metà marina Marocco, colonna vertebrale liscio, data la coda, piatti carta marmorizzata, coperture e della colonna vertebrale conservato con colpi marginali, top bordo dorato, vincolante siglato T. Boichot. Precious dedica autografa firmata dall'autore Aldous Huxley. Frontespizio, un ritratto dell'autore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin marine, dos lisse, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés comportant des piqûres marginales, tête dorée, reliure signée de T. Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Georges Ribemont - Dessaignes à Aldous Huxley. En frontispice, un portrait de l'auteur.

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        C'etait le soir des Dieux

      Edition Mornay, 1926. Le présent volume, illustré de 12 compositions hors-texte de Brunelleschi, gravées sur cuivre par Gorvel et tirées par Taneur, d'ornements tahitiens de Maurice L'Hoir, le tout mis en couleurs par Saudé, a été composé en Mediaeval hollandais et achevé d'imprimer pour les Editions Mornay, le 5 Novembre 1926, par Ducros et Colas, Imprimeurs à Paris. La tiratura è di 463 esemplari (425 numerati e 38 f.c.). Il nostro porta il n°6 e fa parte dunque dei 12 exemplaires sur Japon ancien contenant chacun une grande aquarelle de Brunelleschi, une suite en coleurs sur Japon et une double suite en noir sur chine et Japon: il volume è accompagnato da 36 tavole sciolte, 12 sovrapponibili alle tavole f.t. del volume e 24 in b/n. In ottavo

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        Céleste Ugolin

      Editions du Sagittaire, 1926. - Editions du Sagittaire, Paris 1926, 18x23cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des ex hors commerce d'auteur lettrés sur Hollande, tirage de tête avec 5 Hollande numérotés et 3 Japon. Gardes légèrement ombrées, rares piqûres sans gravité sur quelques témoins, sinon agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des ex hors commerce d'auteur lettrés sur Hollande, tirage de tête avec 5 Hollande numérotés et 3 Japon. Gardes légèrement ombrées, rares piqûres sans gravité sur quelques témoins, sinon agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. Rare.

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        Framed Inscribed Photograph

      1926. unbound. 9.25 x 6.5-inch black-and-white photo of Tunney in a fighting stance. Inscribed on the left side: "To Theodore Shaw with best wishes. Gene Tunney Dec 2nd 26." Triple-matted in white and brown and set in a gold and brown frame measuring 16.75 x 13.75 inches. Near fine condition. American professional boxer and the world heavyweight champion from 1926 to 1928.

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        [RODCHENKO AND MAYAKOVSKY] Sifilis [i.e. Syphilis]

      Tiflis: Zakkniga, 1926. 15 pp.: ill. 18x13 cm. In original illustrated wrappers. Previous owner's bookplate on the inner side of the front cover, light soiling, bookshop stamp on the rear cover, otherwise near fine. Rare. First edition. Cover design and photomontage by A. Rodchenko. With a few full-page photomontages by Rodchenko.

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        Le film vi?rge Pathé. Manuel de développement et de tirage.

      Paris: Pathe-Cinema, 1926. Early Cinematographic Manual with Developed Film Samples Pathé-Cinéma. Le film vi?rge Pathé. Manuel de développement et de tirage. 8vo. xii, 155 pp. 6 leaves of plates containing 107 examples of film (some colored). Paris: Etablissements Pathé-Cinéma, 1926. 239 x 155 mm. Original publisher’s quarter morocco, marbled boards, lower corners just a bit bumped, very slight edgewear. Fine copy. Former owner’s signature on flyleaf.First Edition of this rare technical manual of motion picture film developing and printing, issued by the famous French firm founded by the Pathé brothers in the early days of cinematography. By the 1920s the Pathé firm was producing “the requisites for the entire motion picture process; i.e., raw stock, cameras, laboratory equipment, studio and projectors” (Jenkins, “History of the Motion Picture” [1920], reprinted in Fielding [ed.], Technological History of Motion Pictures and Television, pp. 1-6). The firm’s manual contains detailed technical instructions on motion picture film development and printing, as well as information on several Pathé innovations such as the Pathé-Baby 9.5 mm. motion picture projectors and cameras for amateur use (introduced in 1922), Pathé’s “film inversible” (reversal film), and the firm’s techniques for tinting film stock and for producing full-color motion pictures. A stunning feature of the manual is its set of 107 actual frames of motion picture film, illustrating correct and incorrect development, the effect of temperature on film processing, and the various uses of the “teintures Pathés” with which the firm colored its film stock. The manual’s introduction contains a brief (and adulatory) history of the Pathé firm, and the first chapter is devoted to a description of its factory in Vincennes.

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        Les Civilisés. Henry VARADE

      Les Arts et le Livre 1926 - 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. Des " civilisés " parce qu’ils se " jugent au dessus des lois communes et des contingences morales ". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mon corps et moi

      Simon Kra, 1926. - Simon Kra, Paris 1926, 12,5x17,5cm, relié. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente, falso menzione di quinto. Metà Binding ... Bel autografo firmato dall'autore al fotografo e regista Marc Allégret "Per Marc Allégret marca di gioia per il suo Ciad e l'affetto di René Crevel." - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de cinquième édition. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré à effet moiré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu marine, tête dorée, couvertures et dos (défraîchi) conservés, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au photographe et réalisateur Marc Allégret : "Pour Marc Allegret en marque d'allégresse à cause de son Tchad et avec toute l'affection de René Crevel". Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte m. U.

      Lugano, 11. XII. 1926. - Qu.-8vo. 1 1/2 SS. Mit Adresse. "Haben Sie sich im Honorar nicht geirrt? Wie soll ich 3 mal 75 M verstehen? Und bitte ein Exemplar! Hochachtend Else Lasker-Schüler". - Am Kopf Angabe der postlagernden Adresse in Lugano. - Rückseitig Eingangsstempel.

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        ALL THE FUNNY FOLKS: THE WONDER TALE OF HOW THE COMIC-STRIP CHARACTERS LIVE AND LOVE "BEHIND THE SCENES."

      The World Today, Inc. [1926]., New York - Quarto, pp. [1-9] 10-112, color illustrations by Louis Biedermann, original green cloth, spine panel lettered in gold, color pictorial onlay affixed to front panel, pictorial endpapers. First edition. A story by Jack Lait featuring 1920's comic characters created by George McManus, George Herriman, Frederick Burr Opper, Reuben L. Goldberg, E. C. Segar, Chester Gould, all shown interacting -- at a banquet, the races (a match between Spark Plug and Maud), and at a wedding -- in color drawings (some double page) by Louis Biedermann. A fine copy in the rarely seen pictorial dust jacket, with short tears and creasing along the bottom edge, but intact with some loss, but only to spine ends. Uncommon in superior condition, especially in the jacket. (#146586) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Correspondance 1905 - 1914

      Nrf, 1926. - Nrf, Paris 1926 - 1928, 17x21,5cm, 4 volumes brochés. - Oriiginale Edition, una delle 109 copie numerate su cui Lafuma Navarra e ripristinata nel formato quarto per ciascuno dei volumi formato protocollo, edizione deluxe. Alcuni foxing minore sul retro del secondo volume. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition oriiginale, un des 109 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé Lafuma Navarre et réimposés dans le format in - quarto tellière pour chacun des volumes, tirage de tête. Quelques rousseurs sans gravité sur le dos du deuxième volume et sur la tranche supérieure du quatrième. Agréable exemplaire.

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        THE DEVIL'S HENCHMEN

      Methuen & Co. Ltd. [1926]., London - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-250 + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "1125" inserted at rear, original gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition, first binding. "Among the few lost race novels set in the future. A hidden country in North India, where a people of immortal origins have maintained secret contact with the outer world and possess remarkable scientific knowledge. Utopian science fiction." - Stuart A. Teitler, Eureka! (Kaleidoscope Books 1975), catalogue 29, #363. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 54. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 168. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Bleiler (1978), p. 150. Reginald 10955. Top edge of text block a bit dusty, page edges foxed, a very good copy in good first printing four-color pictorial dust jacket priced 3/6 net (illustration on front panel by Frank Marston) with shelf wear at edges with shallow loss at spine ends and corners, several closed tears, some general dust soiling, and several internal tape mends. Rare in jacket. (#149411) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Resum de Comptabilitat

      Editorial Barcino 1926 - Coleccià n Col.leccià Popular Barcino. 62 p. 16,5 x 12,5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tempest

      William Heinemann Limited, 1926, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Trade Edition, Illustrated By: Arthur Rackham. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, First published in 1926, first trade edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 20 color prints tipped in and 25 drawings of black-and-white. Black cloth over boards with gold lettering and design on the front and on the spine. Light tent the top page edges. No tears, bent pages, previous owners name written neatly in the inside flyleaf dated 1930. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are minor with light rub to the bottom and top tips. Light scuff Mark on the back upper board. Dust Jacket, no bent flaps, nor is it price clipped. Light Browning to the front and back cover some darkening to the spine. The title, illustrator, drawing, price and publisher are still legible on the spine. On the back inside of the dust jacket peers to be a roller Mark with a small hole upper left near the top edge. Dust jacket now in a clear cover. Text, color plates and illustrations are bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible perfect children's book, Collectible Children's First Trade Edition

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        THE HAUNTING HAND

      New York: The Macaulay Company, [1926]., 1926. First edition. First edition. Author's first of three mystery novels. Fine, bright, tight copy in price-clipped, bright dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and corners and with a small bruise at the upper third of the spine panel. Frontispiece and dust jacket art by George W. Gage. The author's first novel, and the first of three mystery novels he would go on to write between 1926 and 1935. Roberts, a native Jamaican, is described as an author of mixed racial heritage, whose Haunting Hand is generally credited as being the first mystery novel written by an African American. More of a weird menace novel with many elements of the traditional mystery novel, THE HAUNTING HAND is set in Astoria, New York involving players within the silent film industry. A rarity in dust jacket, particularly such a striking example. OCLC notes fewer than 20 holdings in U. S. institutions. Roberts (1886-1962) was a prolific writer, poet, novelist, journalist, and historian. Among his major accomplishments, in addition to the three mystery novels, was laying the groundwork for Jamaican independence

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