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        Le thé du Capitaine SOGOUB. Hors-texte de Natalia GONTCHAROVA.

      Au Sans Pareil 1926 - In-8, carré, demi-maroquin beige à bandes, dos lisse janséniste, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. ( Reliure signée de ALIX ). Edition originale ornée de 6 eaux-fortes originales hors-texte de Natalia GONTCHAROVA, compagne du peintre LARIONOV. Exemplaire numéroté sur papier vélin d'Annonay ( n°399 ). Très bel exemplaire, bien relié avec la couverture bleue non insolée ce qui est très rare. Gravure Edition-originale Litterature Beaux-arts illustré-moderne [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Upstate New York Family Snap Shots

      New Jersey, California, New York. 1926-1953. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10" x 13". String-tied brown leather album with stamped decorations. A collection of 368 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring 2.75" x 2" to 5" x 7" affixed to stiff black paper, some with captions. Near fine album with near fine photographs. An extensive photo album containing a family's vacations and home life between 1920 and 1950. The album begins in Cape Vincent, New York, with many of the photos from various places around the state including Lodi, Willard and Keuka Park, as well as along Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. In 1929 they went to Glendale, California which included photos of elephant riding at the Hollywood Zoo, while a 1933 trip shows the family at the Grand Canyon. They continually returned to a camping site near a beach captioned, "The Elms," with photos of family and friends sunbathing, ladies in fashionable beach wear, enjoying water sports, fishing, and posing in costumes. The farm pictures show the numerous horses owned by the family as well as the Penn Yan Horse show on July, 4, 1941 in New York where some of the family's horses competed. A large compilation one family's leisure time over course of three decades. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Great British Public.

      1926. One of only 15. Original wood engraving. One of 15, this no.14. Signed, dated and numbered by the artist in pencil. Framed and glazed.

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        Temple D'Icvarapuse, Le

      White Lotus, Paris 1926 - Temple D'Icvarapuse, Le [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        North American Indians being letters and notes on thir manners, Customs, and conditions, written during eigth years\' travel amongst the wildest tribes of indians in North America 1832 - 1839

      Edinburgh John Grant, 1926. in two Volumes 2 Bände 298 + 303 Seiten with three hundred and twenty illustrations, carefully engraved from the author\'s Original paintings rote, goldgeprägte Ganzleinenbände, Kopfgoldschnitt Kapitale oben und unten leicht gestaucht, Ecken etwas berieben. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Indianer, Nordamerika, Catlin,

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        Südsee Plastik. Galerie Flechtheim, Lützow Ufer 13.

      -,, [Berlin, 1926 - [Berlin, -, 1926]. OPlakat [ ca. 35,1 x 50 cm]. Orig. Lithographie. Vgl. Staatl. Mus. zu Berlin, Kunstbibliothek 14050251. - Kl. Randlsäuren, etw. knittrig. - Beeindruckendes Plakat der bekannten Galerie Flechtheim mit dem beiliegenden Katalog "Südsee-Plastiken" herausgegeben von Gustav Eugen Diehl in den "Veröffentlichungen des Kunstarchivs 1926, Nr. 5": Text von Carl Einstein. (54 S., OBrosch.) Mit 29 s/w Abbildungen der ausgestellten Werke. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      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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        Prsy Tiresiovy [Die Brüste des Teiresias /Teiresias breasts]. Nadrealisticke drama o dvou jednanich s prologem.

      Praha, Odeon, 1926. 8°. 4 surrealistische Illustr. v. J. Sima. Einband, Titel u. Typogr. v. K. Teige. 72 S., 2 Bl., Orig.-Brosch. 4 surrealistic plates by J. Sima. Cover and typographie designed by Karel Teige, original wrappers. - Erste Ausgabe. 1st Edition. - Eines von 1000 Exemplaren; dieses trägt die Nr. 565. No. 565 of 1000 copies. Tadelloses Exemplar. Excellent condition. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Tschechische Avantgarde, Ceska avantgarda, Czech avant-garde, L.

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        International Theatre Exposition: New York 1926

      New York: Theatre Guild, 1926. Interior pages have separated from the covers and are laid in, minor restoration to the bottom of the front cover; a very good copy in illustrated wrappers of a scarce and important catalogue.. First Edition. Quarto. 36pp. Constructivist cover in three colors. Not to be confused with a different publication on the same subject put out by "The Little Review". Published on the occasion of an exhibition of over 1500 theater set designs, featuring work by Picasso, Moholy-Nagy, Rodchenko, and many others. Contents all text and ads.

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        Biblia. Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Deudsch. D. Martin Luther.

      Bremer-Presse, München 1926 - 5 Bde. München, Bremer-Presse, 1926-1928. 35,5x26,5 cm. Leder-Bde. mit Kopfgoldschnitt in privaten Papp-Schubern mit Papierrückenschildern. Eines von 365 numerierten Exemplaren. - "Die Ausgabe der Bibel-Uebersetzung Martin Luthers ist von der Bremer Presse zum Gedächtnis der vor vierhundert Jahre erfolgten Vollendung des Werkes gedruckt worden. Die Durchsicht des Textes hat Carl von Kraus auf Grund der Ausgaben von 1545 und 1546 besorgt. Die Herstellung erfolgte auf der Handpresse unter Verwendung der für diese Ausgabe besonders geschnittenen Schrift. Die Titel und Initialen hat Anna Simons gezeichnet." Komplette Ausgabe in tadellosem Zustand. Dekoratives Exemplar. - Rodenberg 485, 22. Sprache: Deutsch Leder-Bde. mit Kopfgoldschnitt in privaten Papp-Schubern mit Papierrückenschildern. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In Unknown Arabia

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1926. First. Hardcover. VG+. 447 pp, ill, folding and two text maps, appendices, index. Author traveled to the northern part of the Arabian desert areas. He was the first European to travel across some of the desert areas (Murra, Jabrin) and his travels preceded those of Philby. A really sharp crisp and bright copy in the original gilt stamped cloth. Heavy beveled boards with NO wear at corners nor in hinges. Only minor wear at spine tips. Folding map in near fine to fine condition. Macmillan postcard laid inside front cover. A very pretty copy for a fussy collector.

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        A Million and One Nights

      1926. RAMSAYE, Terry. A Million and One Nights. Two volumes. lxx, [2], 400; [4], 401-868 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece portraits of Thomas Edison and Charlie Chaplin, plus 100 illustrations throughout (mostly photographic). Large thick 8vo., bound in recent blue half morocco, blue cloth over boards. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1926. |~| |~| First Edition. Thomas Edison is known to have stated: "This is, I believe, the first endeavor to set down the whole and true story of the motion picture." A landmark in the study of early film, owing to the fact that in the creation of this work the author was able to consult with virtually all of the major film pioneers; much of the information cannot be found elsewhere. 100 Books on Hollywood and the Movies, No. 73.

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        Falbalas & Fanfreluches: Almanach des Modes, Présentes, Passées et Futures

      Paris: Jules Meynial, 1926. First and only edition of French illustrator George Barbier's Art Deco masterpiece, Falbalas & Fanfreluches, one of six hundred copies, complete with sixty vibrant pochoir plates. Barbier's brilliant eye for color, lively historical imagination, and expertly controlled line made him one of the most sought-after artists of the 1910s and 1920s: "His images are frozen stills, small in scale, yet self-contained and perfect" (Meyer & Harlow). Barbier designed costumes for the Folies Bergère and the Ballets Russes, depicted the latest styles in Journal des Dames et des Modes and Gazette du Bon Ton, provided advertising for luxury brands like Renault and Cartier, and illustrated a series of deluxe limited editions, including works of Laclos and Verlaine. He produced a series of fashion periodicals and almanacs for French publishers, including Modes et Manières d'Aujourd'hui (1912-1923), La Guirlande des Mois (1917-1920), and Le Bonheur du Jour (1920-1924). In Falbalas & Fanfreluches (Ruffles & Frills), a series of five illustrated almanacs issued from 1922 to 1926, Barbier finally enjoyed complete artistic control of his production. The literary content was provided by a series of stylish Parisiennes: the poet Anna de Noailles (1922); the novelist Colette (1923); the actress Cécile Sorel of the Comédie-Française (1924); the poet Marie de Régnier, writing under her pen-name Gérard d'Houville (1925); and the poet Renée de Brimont (1926). The primary appeal of the almanacs, however, lies in Barbier's extraordinary suites of pochoir plates, each requiring up to thirty stencils to achieve the characteristically rich colors. His theme is romance, past and present: from secret liaisons in distant lands to jaded lovers in modern Paris, all presented with a sympathetic wink. Some of the most famous plates include his interpretations of the Seven Deadly Sins (featuring Proust-reading opium smokers in "La Paresse" and champagne-toasting restaurant diners in "La Gourmandise"), and his series depicting the elements and the seasons. Text in French. A perfect set, in original glassine, of a landmark of Art Deco illustration. Five octavo almanacs, original color pictorial wrappers. Color vignette to each title page, followed by twelve pages of letterpress text and twelve loose pochoir plates in each almanac. Printed on Arches paper, wrappers protected by original glassine. Set housed in a custom box of wood, leather, and marbled paper, spine panel lettered in gilt, within a marbled paper slipcase.

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        The Mad King

      Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1926 - First Edition. Very good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to his son-in-law, "Dear Jim, If you can't sleep, read this, yours, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzana Ranch, Oct 4 1926. To James Pierce." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        FARRER'S LAST JOURNEY: Upper Burma, 1919-20. Together With aComplete List of All

      London 1926, Dulau. Red cloth, index, map, end paper maps,29. b.w. plates, appendix of all rhododendrons collected by Reg-. inald Farrer & his field notes, very good, crisp copy. RARE. A FINE PRIMARY RESOUCE FOR FARRER'S PLANT COLLECTING SUBTITLE: cont. Edinburgh. * Reginald Farrer, who died while collecting plants in the Burmese Alps, was known as one of England's great plant hunters and botanists. * Cox and Farrer traveled through Upper Burma, Yunnan & Tibet, discovering & naming plants for the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. * A fascinating narrative based on Farrer's observations & letters, and paying homage to his personal charm. Covering the start, Hpimaw, exploring, the rains, summer camp, the harvest. Maymyo and the journey North, his hunting ground, the summer the end. * With appendices: the hardiness of plants from upper Burma; Rhododendrons collected by R. Farrer. This text, along with Farrer's ON THE EAVES OF THE WORLD & THE RAINBOW BRIDGE has become a classic and completes the full bibliographical list on Farrer. * Always an elusive title, superb ! * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Yakushi C361 * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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      The Museum Galleries, London 1926 - London, The Museum Galleries, 1926-1929. 58x47 cm. 17 farbige signierte Lichtdrucke (Plattenrand ca. 28x22 cm - 32x23 cm) unter Passepartouts, mit je einem Bl. Text (Biographie der Portraitierten). In grüner Halbledermappe mit goldgepr. Namen auf Vorderdeckel. Francis Bacon 1561-1626 from a painting by an unknown artist in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Engraved by H. Scott Bridgwater (sign.). Sir Charles Bell 1774-1842 from a painting by J. Stevens in the National Portrait Gallery. Engr. by H. Goffey (sign). Bismarck 1815-1898 from a painting by Franz von Lenbach. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign). Rosa Bonheur 1822-1899 from the painting by E. Dubufe at the Palace of Versailles. Engr. in Mezzotint by François Petitjean (sign). Catherine The Great 1729-1796 from a painting by Lampi. Engr. by H. Scott Bridgwater (sign). Sir Humphry Davy 1778-1829 from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign). Sir Francis Drake 1540-1596 from the painting by Daniel Mylens in the Painted Hall at Greenwich. Engr. by A.J. Scrimshire (sign). Frederick The Great 1712-1786 from a portrait by an unknown Artist (Adolph Menzel). Engr. by Athur Hogg (sign). Warren Hastings 1732-1818 from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A., in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Engr. by A. Gorrey (sign.). Jenny Lind 1820-1887 from the portrait by Edward Magnus in the National Gallery of Berlin. Engr. by H. Blackburn Hart (sign). Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 from the painting at Windsor Castle . Engr. by H. Goffey (sign.). Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière 1622-1673 from the portrait by George Bartlett in the Dulwich Gallery. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign.). Peter The Great 1672-1725 from the portrait by Klengstedt in the British Museum. Engr. by S.M. Litten (sign). Sir James Young Simpson 1811-1870. Painted and engraved by H. Scott Bridgwater (sign). Queen Victoria 1819-1901 from the portrait by Thomas Sully in the Wallace Collection, London. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign.). Richard Wagner 1813-1183 from a painting by Lenbach. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign.). William III, Prince of Orange 1650-1702 from a painting by Anthony Van Dyck in the Hermitage. Engr. by François Petitjean (sign.). (Mappe berieben und mit Einrissen in den Gelenken, die Schliessbänder ausgerissen. Textblätter teils etwas angerändert, einige leicht fleckig). In grüner Halbledermappe mit goldgepr. Namen auf Vorderdeckel.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

      Privately printed 1926 - SUBSCRIBER'S or "CRANWELL" EDITION, ONE OF 170 COMPLETE COPIES (from a total edition of 211 copies), INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "COMPLETE COPY | 1.XII.26 TES." on p.XIX, 4to., single additional manuscript correction to the illustration list, printed in red and black, 66 plates (mostly in colour) and 58 illustrations in the text (one coloured), by Roberts, Kennington, Nash, Nicholson and others, 4 folding coloured maps, decorative initials by Edward Wadsworth, original brown morocco gilt by C. & C. McLeish (identifiable by the vertical alignment of the letters "TEL" in the spine lettering), spine gilt in compartments, endpapers by Kennington, collector's brown cloth folding box, minor spotting to fore-edge and a few leaves. A fine copy of the limited edition of Lawrence of Arabia's epic masterpiece, in which he "reveals how by sheer willpower he made history" (ODNB). Following his extraordinary military and diplomatic career in Arabia, and having already become a legendary figure in the public imagination, T.E. Lawrence purchased his Dorset cottage retreat Clouds Hill in 1924 to write his book about the war. The first draft of Seven Pillars of Wisdom was completed by November 1919, but soon lost, according to the author, on Reading Station. A second draft was finished during 1922, and finally appeared as a private edition, reflecting Lawrence's love of fine printing, in the present form in 1926. An abridged version, Revolt in the Desert, was published in 1927. "Subtitled 'A triumph', its climax is the Arab liberation of Damascus, a victory which successfully concludes a gruelling campaign and vindicates Lawrence's faith in the Arabs. In a way Seven Pillars is a sort of Pilgrim's Progress, with Lawrence as Christian, a figure sustained by his faith in the Arabs, successively overcoming physical and moral obstacles." (ODNB). About 60 copies of this edition were bound by McLeish. O'Brien A040. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Amis de Guignol. Bulletin trimestriel. Les 40 premiers numéros. Tête de collection, trois volumes reliés.

      1926 - Trois volumes reliés de format in-8, comprenant les 10 premières années et les 40 premiers numéros de cette revue ayant pour "but la conservation des traditions lyonnaises". Sous reliure à la Bradel en très bon état, papier jauni et quelque peu fragile et cassant (petites et rares déchirures), traces de timbres sur certaines couvertures, bon état général. Bel ensemble, rare réunion des 40 premiers numéros. Nombreuses illustrations - surtout après quelques numéros. Attention, la couverture du numéro 1 est fragile et doit être manipulée avec précaution. Photographies supplémentaires disponibles sur demande. Poids total 2,6 kg. Envoi Colissimo. Frais d'envoi 11,50 euros sur la France, 21,20 UE et Suisse, entre 27 et 53 euros pour le reste du monde, à spécifier selon zone. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Association copy. First edition, first printing, second issue text. (Dated 1926 on title page. Word "stopped" correctly spelled on page 181, line 26.) Very Good condition. Gilt spine label creased and chipped. Black cloth a bit lightly mottled and flecked. Hinge at pg. 9 starting. Illustrated bookplate of stage and screen actress Florence Eldridge on paste down. Hemingway was a comrade and friend of her and her husband, star actor Fredric March. All were active in the Loyalist movement during the Spanish Civil War. Eldridge would give a 1937 presentation before the Library of Congress for Hemingway's documentary film The Spanish Earth. Hemingway also financed the film The 400 Million, which March narrated. Later March and Eldridge would act in a radio play of A Farewell to Arms.

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        Fritz Lang and Karl Freund on the set of "Metropolis" (Two-camera shot, 1927)

      N.p.: N.p., 1926. Vintage double weight borderless photograph from the 1927 film. A candid, on-the-set photograph of director Fritz Lang, cinematographer Karl Freund, and others working on an on a complex, double-camera shot (presumably outdoors and in cold weather, judging from the lighting and the clothing of those in the photograph) in which Maria (Brigitte Helm) attempts to warn the residents of the Lower City about an imminent flood. To accomplish this, she climbs a structure in the center of the town square, where she struggles with a large lever that will barely budge. When she finally moves the lever, the gong just above her begins to ring, alerting the populace to the danger. An extraordinary insight into the making of one of the most legendary films of all time. Shot by Horst von Harbou, brother of Lang's wife and frequent screenwriter, Thea von Harbou. Horst von Harbou worked as a still photographer for UFA on two of Lang's subsequent films, Woman in the Moon (1929) and M (1931). In a custom museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass. 5 x 7 inches (13 x 18 cm). Near Fine. Eureka Masters of Cinema 8.

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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. Near fine, with some light rubbing to the extremities, tiny dent and a few faint spots to cloth, covers slightly bowed, otherwise fresh binding, former owner's bookplate to a front flyleaf, bright and clean interior. Overall, a very clean and pleasing 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 could 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. Near Fine.

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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition. Very Good +. First printing with misprint "stoppped" on page 181. An attractive copy with only very minor wear to the binding or gold labels. Corners of top board turn in, very slight separation within the page block in 2 - 3 places and a few leaves near the end roughly opened, with marginal chips. In all a pleasing example of this important early 20th century novel. Hemingway's classic novel -- a Roman a clef about a group of American and British expats in Spain, centered around the characters of Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. It was based on Hemingway's own experiences in Spain in the 1920s, visiting there with his wife and friends and watching bullfighting. It is without question one of the great American novels -- perhaps the most important to depict The Lost Generation. The novel was an immense success - college students began to emulate the dress and manner of the characters and Hemingway was made a household name. Interestingly enough, the first printing of the novel was only around 5000 copies, but this, and a second printing of a few thousand copies, quickly sold out. " [Hemingway] writes as if he had never read anybody's writing, as if he had fashioned the art of writing himself." (Contemporary review in "The Atlantic"). Very Good +.

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        My Mortal Enemy

      New York: Knopf, 1926 - First Edition. Advance copy consisting of unbound sheets. With a printed label affixed to the first lead: "This book will be published October 15, 1926. Please do not release reviews until the above date. some minor tiny chipping to the front and rear leaves else very good. A rare advance issue enclosed in custom clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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       16. II. 1926. Orig.-Farbradierung. 46 x 44, 5 cm. (Plattengr.). In sehr gutem Zustand.vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Schüttler, Wien 1944 - Vom Künstler m. Bleistift signiert. In der Platte bezeichnet und datiert. Die Auflage betrug 250 Exemplare. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Künstlergraphik, Tirol

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        BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE BOTANIQUE DE FRANCE, Tome 73 (1926) - Tome 100 (1953). Collection of 28 Volumes, complete!

      Paris : Au Siege de la Societe, 1926-1953. - 28 Volumes in 22 Books. 28 Volumes!!! Complete Collection of 28 Volumes, bound in 22 Books. Former Library Books with Stamps and Signatures. Half-Cloth. Covers are slightly sunned and rubbed, partly with small Stains. Pages clean. Good to very good Condition! Ask for more Pictures! // [Journal, Botanique] mbx zqx Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 32250

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        Pertinent & Impertinent: An Assortment of Verse.

      Slim 8vo. Ditchling: St. Dominic's Press, 1926. Slim 8vo, [6], 69 pp. Illustrated with several woodcuts and wood-engravings throughout including five wood engravings by David Jones, three engravings by Eric Gill, and twelve other illustrations by Desmond Chute, Harold Purney, Joseph Cribb, Hilary Pepler, and John Beedham. . Original quarter cloth and boards, as new. Bookplate of Peter Summers FSA. Limited to 200 hand-numbered copies. Highly important association copy inscribed at the front by Eric Gill: “Printer Poet Publisher Prig PEPLER 18 xii 26”. In Gill’s typical calligraphy, with a large ‘P’ supplying the first letter to each line. By 1926 Gill had fallen out with Pepler who was the owner of the St. Dominic’s Press and this inscription is testimony to the bad feelings Gill had towards Pepler after several years of fruitful collaboration. “The Catholic convert Eric Gill, also exempt from war service while carving the stations of the cross at Westminster Cathedral, produced wood engravings for the book. This collaboration marked the beginning of nine years of close friendship between Gill and Pepler... [by 1924] there were disputes brewing between him and Gill over guild finances. Pepler came from an affluent background and favoured a pooling of resources between families, but Gill was more cautious. Further strain was caused by Gill's possessiveness as a father; he mistrusted the relationship of his eldest daughter, Elizabeth, with David Pepler. Gill left Ditchling and the guild in 1924. Pepler was devastated by his departure and for many years sought a reconciliation. David and Elizabeth married, despite the breach. Pepler missed Gill, as a working companion and as a singing companion in chapel or at rowdy press suppers. Gill on the other hand referred to Pepler as ‘Hilario Bottomlessfinance’ and resisted all pleas for a reunion.” In retrospect Gill’s hypocrisy is evident especially with regard to his relationships with his daughters, and calling Pepler a “prig” is deeply ironic.

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        The Botanic Gardens, Singapore : illustrated guide

      , 1926 Good+. Many illustrations including plates and a folded leaf of plates. Plan. Rare.

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        Der Kommandant von Kalymnos. Ein Mysterium aus dem Rokoko der Levante.

      S. Maria Formosa,, Venedig, 1926 - Venedig, S. Maria Formosa, 1926. 8°. 60 S. OLwd. EA. Nicht bei WG II. Mit den beiden Tafeln. Als Manuskript gedruckt bei Paul Kaltschmid, Wien. Eines von 100 Expl. - Leichte Gbrsp., Ebd. etw. fleckig, minimale Lichtschatten. Schönes Expl. - Herzmanovsky-Orlando, (1877 - 1954), studierte nach dem Besuch des Theresianums in Wien 1896-1903 Architektur an der dortigen TH und machte wahrscheinlich 1903 in München die Bekanntschaft Alfred Kubins, durch den er u.a. Franz Blei, Thomas Mann, Karl Wolfskehl sowie Oscar A. H. Schmitz und Gustav Meyrink kennenlernte, die seine Geisteshaltung nachhaltig beeinflußten. 1913/14 unternahm Herzmanovsky-Orlando ausgedehnte Reisen, die ihn u.a. nach England, Italien, Ägypten und Zypern führten, beendete 1916 seine Tätigkeit als Architekt sowie in der Zentralkommission für Denkmalpflege und übersiedelte 1917 aus gesundheitlichen Gründen nach Meran, wo er sich, finanziell unabhängig, ganz seinem literarischen und künstlerischen Schaffen widmen konnte. Neben einem umfassenden graphischen Werk erschien 1928 sein selbstillustrierter Roman "Der Gaulschreck im Rosennetz. Eine Wiener Schnurre aus dem modernen Barock", die neben einem Privatdruck die einzige Buchveröffentlichung zu seinen Lebzeiten war. Er schrieb phantastische Erzählwerke, u.a. sein Hauptwerk, den utopischen Roman "Das Maskenspiel der Genien" (1958), parodistische Dramen wie "Kaiser Joseph und die Bahnwärterstochter", ferner Pantomimen und Ballette sowie zahlreiche Erzählungen, die dem anekdotischen Umfeld seines Bekanntenkreises gewidmet sind. Bekannt wurde sein Werk erst durch die stark bearbeitete Ausgabe Friedrich Torbergs, die 1957-63 in vier Bänden erschien. (DBE) Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        American Trout Streams. A Discussion of the Problems Confronting Anglers in the Preservation, Management and Rehabilitation of American Trout Waters

      New York: Privately printed for The Anglers' Club of New York, 1926. First edition, no. 142 of 150 copies on Fabriano hand made paper, signed by the author. 1 vols. 8vo. Original greenish-gray boards, cream cloth spine, printed paper labels, uncut. Slight sunning to spine, else fine. laid into a half green morocco slipcase. First edition, no. 142 of 150 copies on Fabriano hand made paper, signed by the author. 1 vols. 8vo. Although it pre-dates the use of the Derrydale imprint, this book is considered the first book of the Press. The issue of 150 copies on Fabriano paper is quite uncommon. Siegel 1; Frazier I-1-a

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        Sailing Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean & Adriatic Seas;

      Frederick Etchells & Hugh MacDonald, London 1926 - Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1926. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Limited Edition. A Series of Copper Plates engraved in the Line manner by Edward Wadsworth and colored by hand. Introduction and brief descriptions by Bernard Windler. Number 187 of 450 copies set in Koch Kursiv type and printed at the Curwen Press (recto pages only) on Zanders hand-made paper. Small folio. 11.5 X 7.5 ins. xv, 81 pp + Colophon. Quarter cream buckram with scarlet cloth covered boards. Gilt spine titling and gilt device on upper cover after a design by the artist. All edges uncut. Title-page, full page map, 4 head and tail-pieces (2 hand-coloured) and 17 full page engravings of ships and barges printed recto only and all but one coloured by hand. All by Edward Wadsworth. Copper plates destroyed after 450 copies printed. There is such a harmonious elegance between the typeface (Koch Kursiv) and the engravings that one must agree with Peter Tucker when he says, in Matrix 11, "It was one of the most beautiful books to come from the Curwen Press in the 1920s, or indeed at any other time. " Wadsworth's only original book and completely successful. An especially fine copy clean unmarked very slight bumping at head and tail but no wear. The slip case has done it's job but is quite heavily soiled with professional repair made to the top of the slipcase. otherwise a marvelous book original in every way. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Poems: Volumes I-II-III-IV. Prose: Volumes V-VI-VII. Letters: Volume VIII-IX-X.

      Published for the Julian Editions in London by Ernest Benn Limited and in New York by Charles Scribner's Sons, - In 10 vols. Published in 1926-1930. Newly edited by Roger Ingpen and Walter E. Peck. xx,427pp./vi,433pp./xi,351pp./viii,458pp./xviii,304pp./vii,380pp./viii,371pp./lxviii,339pp./xi,348pp./xi,453pp. This Edition printed from type which has been distributed is strictly limited for Great Britain to 495 sets for sale and for the United States of America to 285 sets for sale. Spine vellum. Leather label gilt title embossed on spine. Green cloth. T.e.g. Spine somewhat stained. Covers sl.rubbed at corners. Fore & lower edges partly stained to Vol.1-5. Fore & lower edges sl.spotted to Vol.6-10. & flyleaves sl.spotted. Vol.1; page vii sl.torn at margin. Vol.2; Lower part of & flyleaves light blue-ink stained. Vol.4; Front flyleaf partly torn. Pencil signature by former owner to front flyleaf. Vol.6; Two small spots on rear cover. Front flyleaf partly chipped. Vol.8; Upper part of spine light-pink stained. Rear cover sl.spotted. Leather label on spine sl.chipped. The Best Complete Edition. 24.4x17.3cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Meynellian Science or Fox Hunting Upon System. [Introduction by Ernest R. Gee.]

      n.p.: Privately Printed for Ernest R. Gee[at the Press of August Becker, Brooklyn], 1926. Large paper. Number 1 of 28 copies on Large Paper. Frontispiece portrait by Gordon Ross. Title page vignette of a foxhound. [vi], 24, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (9.25 x 6.25 inches). Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper label on front cover. An immaculate copy in its original glassine dust jacket (partially gone). In blue folding cloth box with leather label. Large paper. Number 1 of 28 copies on Large Paper. Frontispiece portrait by Gordon Ross. Title page vignette of a foxhound. [vi], 24, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (9.25 x 6.25 inches). Inscribed by Gee to his best customer, the greatest American sporting book collector of all time, Alfred B. Maclay: "Alfred B. Maclay/ With the best wishes of The Publisher. Ernest R Gee. This is No. 1 of 28 copies on Large Paper." While there is disagreement as to whether this volume is one of the Derrydale Press works Frazier states: "But the book and its design, paper, binding, and style, are so obviously Derrydale in spirit and influence, that one has only to put itside by side with Connett's American Trout Streams ... produced the same year, 1926, or Connett's own Magic Hours, produced the following year, to see how this book and the books of the Press came together. The only question would be whether Ernest Gee had more influence on Connett in 1926, or whether Connett had more influence on Gee in this important year when, together, they formed the group that formed the press." (Frazier) "Hugo Meynell was one of the greatest sportsmen of his day and this essay is considered the best ever written on Fox Hunting." - Notes accompanying the entry for the first edition in the personal library catalog of Alfred B. Maclay (in our possession) where the present book is also found. Maclay paid 20 dollars for it. "Some people consider the Mark Twain to be the first Derrydale, but I consider this one to be. They were both brought out in early 1926 and this deluxe copy [as is our copy] ... is even more rare at 1 of 28, than the Mark Twain." (Note accompanying Calderwood Books catalog where a regular copy was offered at $3000.00). A consummate rarity of the highest order. Frazier M-6-D

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        Un été à la campagne. Correspondance de deux jeunes parisiennes recueillies par un auteur à la mode

      Aux dépens d'un groupe d'amateurs, Paris 1926 - In-8 à l'italienne. 176 pages. Sous étui. Exemplaire no. 16/110/135. Complet des huit eaux-fortes, avec deux planches ajoutées. (Dutel, 2544). Bel illustré érotique. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mon corps et moi.

      Simon Kra 1926 - - Simon Kra, Paris 1926, 12,5x17,5cm, relié. - 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. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Original edition on the current paper, false mention of fifth. Binding half . Bel autograph signed by the author to the photographer and director Marc Allégret "For Marc Allegret brand of joy because of his Chad and the affection of René Crevel." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Shakespeare and Company 1926. Eighth printing, May 1926, with type entirely re-set, so effectively the second edition. 735 pp. Original light blue wraps with white lettering to front cover & spine. Wear to spine ends and extremities. No ownership marks. Binding firm. Uncommon in the original wraps these days. Good condition. . Good. Wraps. 1926. 8vo..

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        General View of the Government and Administration of Siam, 1926.

      UNKNOWN, 1926., 1926. SCARCE ITEM. Small quarto. Organised in 14 individually paginated segments, including: Government, Guide book to chief monuments (with an introduction to Siamese history and religion), Public health/philanthropic institutions, Education, Resources, Natural features, Forests, Rice industry, Irrigation, Lac cultivation and trade, Mining, Aquatic resources and fisheries, Aviation, and Co-operative movement. Illustrated throughout with a multitude of photographic plates and diagrams. Recently bound in publisher's half tan calf over grey cloth boards. All edges attractively speckled with navy. Light grey endpapers. Very clean internally, with minor age toning. Ownership inscription to original flyleaf. Externally near-fine, in a sumptuous half calf binding. Gilt lettering to spine, five raised bands. Negligible marks to leather along spine joint, and to rear corner. A fascinating and exhaustive work, detailing all aspects of life in Siam. A quaint anthropological work, handsomely presented. This scarce volume provides great interest, and a wealth of information.

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      Methuen, 1926. A fine and bright copy of the 1st edition of this timeless classic in an unusually nice dust wrapper. xi, [5], 158, [2] pp. Old owners name to verso of first [blank] page (dated April 1927), otherwise completely unmarked. Just a hint of spotting to edges, top edges gilt. Original green cloth boards, corners still sharp, gilt decoration and titling still bright, very slight bumping to spine ends. Map end-papers with offsetting from dust wrapper flaps. First state wrapper is bright and with no obvious soiling, slight loss of surface finish to top edges and spine areas. Slight chipping to corners, wear to top 3mm of spine with small loss. An unusually nice copy. Delivery overseas will be by Courier, much higher postal charges will apply. . 1st. Cloth. Fine/VG. Illus. by Shepard E H. Small 8vo.

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        Quatre histoires de blanc et noir. Gravées par Frank Kupka.

      Paris, 1926. - 4°. 1 weisses Bl., Titel mit kleinem Orig.-Holzschnitt, 1 Textbl., 25 Tafeln in Orig.-Holzschnitt (nummeriert von 2-26) sowie 1 Bl. Impressum und 1 weisses Bl. Lose in Orig.-Umschlag mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Holzschnitt (Rücken und Ränder leicht gebräunt, Kapital mit minimalen Einrissen, leicht fleckig). Seltene Ausgabe und eines der Hauptwerke der orphisch-ungegenständlichen Periode des seit 1896 in Paris wirkenden Künstlers, der als Illustrator für "Assiette au beurre" und andere Kunstzeitschriften bekannt geworden ist. - Eines von 200 Ex. (Nr. 110) der Normalausgabe, ohne die Extrasuite (Ges.aufl. 300 Ex.), gedruckt bei G. Kadar, Paris. - Vorliegendes Mappenwerk stammt aus Kupkas bester Zeit, nach der Abwendung vom Fauvismus, auf dem Weg zu einer sehr eigenen, ungegenständlichen Bildsprache. Die "Quatre histoires" sind Kupkas Hauptwerk als Holzschneider und seine einzige grosse Illustrationsfolge als Mappenwerk. Blätter unbeschnitten. - Gelegentlich minimal fleckig, insgesamt schönes, sauberes Exemplar. Lang fr

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        Der Sturm. Monatsschrift. 17. Jahrgang, November 1926, 8. Heft. Herausgegeben von Herwarth Walden.

      Berlin, Sturm-Verlag, 1926. S. 113-128 + 4. OHeft. HdO 553. Mit Illustrationen von Lajos Ebneth (von den vier Abgebildeten ist eine schwarz-rot gedruckt). - Mit Beiträgen von Herwarth Walden, Alexander Mette, Erich Arendt und Thomas Ring. - Leichte papierbedingte Oxidation, leichte Gbrsp. Das Format der Schrift wurde nochmals verkleinert: 26 x 19,5 cm. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Der Sturm

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        The Incredulity of Father Brown

      Cassell & Co. Ltd., London 1926. First Edition hardback in dustwrapper. VG in original publisher's black cloth with red lettering to spine and front. 8vo, 296pp Showing minor wear and bumping a little dustiness to edges and cloth, slight offsetting to the endpapers, otherwise clean and bright. In first issue 7/6 wrapper with some heavy wear, rubbing, creasing, tears, chipping to spien ends and corners, tape repair to verso and some discolouration. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. 9006

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        Weite Landschaft mit Boot vor südlicher Küste. Pastell.

      - Signiert. Auf leichtem Karton. Lichtdurchflutete Landschaft mit türkisblauem Wasser und Himmel, die wohl auf Heinsohns Studienreise nach Griechenland oder Italien entstanden ist. In der rechten Bildhälfte bietet ein im Licht fast verschwimmender schmaler Küstenstreifen dem Betrachter einen Bezugspunkt. - H. Heinsohn besuchte zunächst die Kunstschule Lübeck, es folgten 1926-1930 Studienjahre an der Akademie München bei Georg Schrimp und Fitz Jäger. Heinsohn war zunächst in Berlin freischaffend tätig und übersiedelte nach Kriegsende nach Hamburg. Neben Reisebildern von Griechenland, Italien und den USA, stattete er auch Hapagschiffe mit Wandmalereien aus. - Sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt. Verso am Oberrand kleine Filmstreifenreste. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Examples of Oriental calligraphy and printing: collected and briefly described by Orientalia, Incorporated, 32 West 58th St., New York City.

      New York: [c. 1926]. Folio, 19 examples in a stiff paper portfolio, printed label on upper cover. Examples in original glassine wrappers, in fine original condition. A rare and important collection of Orientalia, and a virtually unrecorded leaf book. Contents: Leaf from an Arabic Manuscript, 14th century. Expounding Muhammadan doctrine. * Leaf from a Javanese rubricated manuscript, early 19th century. Giving the history of Rama. * Pair of printed leaves (one with illustration) from Du Halde's "Description Geographique, la Chine et de la Tartarie Chinoise", 1736. * Manuscript leaf from a Persian Manuscript, about 1584. From the Poems of Nidhami. * Printed double leaf from a Chinese Buddhist work expounding the Sanskrit Scriptures, probably 18th century. * Printed leaf from a Japanese work on Buddhism containing, with illustration, 1675. * Printed Buddhist prayer sheet in Tibetan characters, 19th century. * Half an old Taliput manuscript leaf inscribed in Siamese characters. * Pair of printed leaves from a Japanese book, probably 18th century, apparently a popular edition of the Genji Monogatari. * Leaf of a Taliput manuscript in Tamil, probably 18th century. * Manuscript leaf in Chinese, copied by a Japanese priest named Joyen in 1834. From the Saddharmapundarika. * Printed leaf from a Chinese medical work of the 17th century. * Printed double leaf in Chinese characters, printed in Korea, probably 18th century. Buddhist scriptures as interpreted by the Syen sect. * Manuscript leaf in Japanese on secret Buddhist rites, 1571. * Printed leaf with a woodcut, from an old Japanese work on Buddhism. * Manuscript leaf in Siamese, early 19th century. * Printed leaf from 1648 edition of Caron's description of Japan and Siam, in Dutch. Together 19 leaves.

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