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        Handbuch der Experimentalphysik.

      Leipzig, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1926-1937.. Bände 1 - 26 und 2 Bände Ergänzungswerk in 46 Bänden. 8°. Original Halbledereinbände mit Rückenvergoldung (Band IX/1 blauer Leineneinband). Band 1 mit Stempel \"Arbeitsgruppe Hahn-Meitiner\". Das vorliegende Werk stammt aus dem ehemaligen Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Chemie an dem Otto Hahn und Lise Meitner die Kernspaltung entdeckten und somit eine neue Ära der Menschheit eingeleitet haben. Band IX/1 in Reprint. Titel gestempelt und Buchrücken leicht berieben. Ohne den allerhöchstwahrscheinlich nicht im Druck erschienen Band 16/2, ansonsten absolut vollständiges und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        The Works of Theodore Roosevelt. Memorial Edition

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926 - Large set: Standard (Media Mail) orders only; NO priority, NO international. 1923-6 MEMORIAL EDITION, complete in 24 vols. A nice edition, with an introduction by George Bird Grinnell; an appreciation of Roosevelt as a book-lover by William Beebe; Roosevelt as a statesman by Albert J Beveridge; Roosevelt as a Historian by Hamlin Garland; and other introductory essays and memorials by Julian Street, Henry Cabot Lodge, Owen Wister, Brander Mattews, Gifford Pinchot and Elihu Root. #408 of 1,050 sets SIGNED by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, wife of the president, on the limitation page of first volume. Roosevelt was an historian, a biographer, a statesman, a hunter, a naturalist, and an orator. His prodigious literary output included twenty-six books, over a thousand magazine articles, thousands of speeches and letters. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1906, in his position as President of the United States of America and collaborator of various peace treaties. Full red cloth bindings with gilt-stamped lettering to spines, some sunned, lightly rubbed and shelf scuffed; several have pale staining and rubbing to spines obscuring some of the gilt lettering. All are tightly bound, with gilt upper page edges, and many, many uncut pages. A very nice complete set of this scarce definitive edition. Size: 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Zum Sommernachtstraum im Heidelberger Schlosshof 1926.

      dat., Heidelberg 1926 - Aquarell mit Gouache, voll ausgeführt, eigenhändig bezeichnet und signiert "K. Oechsler (19)26". Heidelberg dat. 1926, 44 x 55 am (BxH), auf Untersatzkarton montiert und zeitgenössisch unter Glas gerahmt im soliden, mattgoldenen Kehlrahmen mit Perlstabbordüre. * Sehr fein gezeichnete Darstellung einer nächtlichen Theater-Freilichtaufführung von Shakespeares "Sommernachtstraum" im Schloßhof zu Heidelberg, im Hintergrund Turm und Ottheinrichsbau. In Bildmitte der Festzug in prächtigen Kostümen mit reicher figürlicher Staffage. Das Ereignis ist mit raffinierter Beleuchtung und in angenehm lebhaften Farben dargestellt. Im zeitgenössischen, wohlerhaltenen Mattgoldrahmen mit Perlstabbordüre. Auf der Rückseite eigenhändige Widmung des Künstlers Karl Oechsler (geb. 1898 in Neubreisach, gest. um 1963 wohl in Heidelberg) an die "liebe Frau Haumesser" (wohl eine Hoteliersfrau in Heidelberg oder Karlsruhe). Karl Oechsler, der vermutlich an der Karlsruher Kunstakademie studiert hatte, ist durch Radierungen und Zeichnungen hervorgetreten und gehörte mit den Bildern seiner frühen Schaffensperiode der realistischen Moderne an. Er schuf u.a. die Bildschautafeln für den "Historischen Pfad" im Heidelberger Stadtwald und die Illustrationen für die Autobiographie des Heidelberger Fabrikanten und Ordinarius für Landtechnik, Heinz Speiser (1962). (Die Lieferung kann evtl. - bei nicht zu großer Entfernung - frei Haus erfolgen). auf Untersatzkarton montiert und zeitgenössisch unter Glas gerahmt im soliden, mattgoldenen Kehlrahmen mit Perlstabbordüre. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Road to Fairyland.

      London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, Ltd,, 1926. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine blue, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece by Arthur Rackham with tissue guard. Spine gently rolled, edges of boards browned, a little light foxing to contents. A very good copy in the toned jacket, front panel split with tape repair to verso. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page. Dr Marie Stopes (1880-1958), though best known today for her contributions to palaeontology, her pioneering work on birth control, and her manual Married Love, was also a prolific writer of novels, poems and fairy stories. Scarce in the jacket.

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        Große eigenh. Tuschzeichnung mit U. (Rohrfeder, 43x26cm) auf einfachem Zeichenpapier.

      O. O., 1926. - 1 S. Folio. Kleinere Randschäden und Montagespuren. Weiblicher Akt im Profil, sitzend.

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        AN HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF FORMOSA, AN ISLAND SUBJECT TO THE

      London 1926, Holden. Vellum spine over yellow cloth, 288p.,. appendix, 16 photogravures, top gilt. Exact reprint of the. London 1704 edition. R A R E. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 750 COPIES. ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ACCOUNTS OF FICTITIOUS TRAVEL Psalmanaazaar was a famous literary imposter & this literary hoax is truly enjoyable to read. It's rather like science fiction ! One look at the chart of Chinese characters is a delight. These have no resemblance what so ever. * SUBTITLE continued: "His Travels, Particularly his Conferences with the Jesuits, and Others...to Which is Prefix'd a Preface in Vindication of Himself from the Reflections of a Jesuit Lately Come from China, with an Account of What Passed Between Them." Although this is a fictional hoax, it was based on actual accounts of early Jesuits & other foreign visitors to China & Formosa. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cox II p.476. * 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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        Impressive 1926 Central Committee-approved bust of the Russian revolutionary

      Moscow, Russia, 1926. 24.25" x 15.5" x12". "Original bronze bust of Lenin, done by well-known sculptor Sergei Merkurov. Bust measures 24.25˝ tall, 15.5˝ wide, and 12˝ deep, weighs approximately 150 pounds, and was cast from metal taken from church bells. This particular statue was made at the Gosizdat factory in Moscow in 1926, a short time after Lenin’s death, was and approved by the Central Committee of the USSR. Impressed on the reverse of the bust, in Russian, is “GIZ Factory Moscow 1926, No. 17,” indicating it was cast in 1926 at the State Publishing House Factory based on Model 17. In fine condition, with an untouched patina. Accompanied by a translated expert conclusion from Victor Kuznetsoff at the State Historical Museum in Russia, as well as an original description in Russian from the original owner of the bust, a Russian expatriate. Offered together with Nikita Khrushchev, Typed Letter Signed, ""N. Khrushchev,"" as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine, 1 page, 8"" x 11.25"", [Kiev], January 18, 1948 in Russian to The Regional Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine concerning the 24th anniversary of the death of Lenin. Additionally dated in Khrushchev's hand. File holes and minor losses along left margin do not affect text, contemporary ink stamps and notations, light creases, else very good.Sergei Merkurov (1881-1952), was a renowned sculptor and monumentalist, whose works include the three largest Stalin monuments in the country, as well as the larger statue of Lenin which resided for decades in Red Square. This impressive bust was made from church bells (bronze with silver added) removed during the Bolshevik’s anti-religious campaign in 1922, which saw the destruction of thousands of churches and the deaths of tens of thousands of citizens. A very rare relic from the former communist country, where their leaders were idolized in impressive fashion. Oversized.Khrushchev's letter, which accompanies the bust reads, in full (translated): ""During the performance of mass political work in line with the 24th anniversary of the date of death of Vladimir Ilich Lenin, the Central Committee (CC) of the CP(b)U proposes that the resolution of the CC of the VKP(b) dated January 17, 1948, be followed, paragraphs 1, 2, 4, and 5 of which we are sending you."""

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        Am Brunnen. Bleistiftzeichnung auf Pergaminpapier

      23x22,3 cm - signiert u. r. Hans Zeller, 1926, gerahmt Gewicht 1000 g [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buchantiquariat Kaleidoskop]
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        Vorträge der Bibliothek Warburg 1923 - 1924.

      B.G. Teubner, Leipzig, 1926 - Leipzig, B.G. Teubner 1926. 8°. 3 Bl., 277 S. und 61 Abbildungen auf Tafeln. Originalbroschur. Erste Ausgabe. - Mit handschriftlicherWidmung "S.S.V. Ju.Gebhardt z.fr.Erg. Warburg 7. XI.927" von Aby Warburg auf dem Titel. Bei dem Widmungsempfänger könnte es sich um den Hamburger Erziehungswissenschafter Julius Gebhardt (1884 - a966) handeln. Mit Vorträgen von Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Möllendorff, ErnstHoffmann, Hans Liebschütz, Richard Reitzenstein, Hugo Gressmann, Franz J. Dölger, Adolph Goldschmidt und Conrad Borchling. Mit einem Personen und Sachverzeichnis von Gertrud Bing. - Broschur leicht beschädigt. Seite 275/76 mit Eckausriss und minimalem Textverlust. Aus der Bibliothek von Hanns Swarzenski. - Widmungsexemplare von Aby Warburg sind von grösster Seltenheit. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Zhong Hua Da Di Tu - Map of China 1926 in big size 173 x 152 cm.

      Shanghai, Shangwu yinshuguan (The Commercial Press), 1926. Ca. 173 x 152 cm. Very scarce big size map of China together with original paper case. The map in good condition. Versand D: 5,00 EUR China, Atlanten - Landkarten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        Zwischen Pol und Äquator. Tiergeographische Lebensbilder.

      Stuttgart: Franckh-Kosmos 1926 - Leinen, 79 S. gebunden, 13,5 x 20 cm, mit 14 Abb. u. Kärtchen sowie einem farb. Umschlagbild. Einband gering bestaubt, sonst keine nennenswerten Gebrauchsspuren, noch recht gut. Kosmos-Bändchen guter Zustand 144 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. Schulze]
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        Twelve Poems.

      London: Medici Society,, 1926. Octavo. Original gilt lettered grey cloth spine, pale blue-grey paper covers gilt lettered on the front, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a custom-made solander box. Spine lightly toned, touch of foxing to endpapers. A very good copy. First and limited edition, number 106 of 130 copies signed by the author. This demure little volume of poetry, attractively printed at the Chiswick Press, is probably Wharton's scarcest book, aside from the unprocurable 1878 book of juvenilia, Verses.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Madame Bovary. Moeurs de province

      Paris, Javal et Bourdeaux 1930. In - Folio en feuillet sous couverture rempliée et double étui. 321 pages illustrées de 25 eaux - fortes originales de Charles Huard (22 hors texte et 3 bandeaux). Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires. Celui - ci un des 25 exemplaires de tête sur japon ancien et portant len°9, contenant quatre états des illustrations : un état d'eau - forte pure, un état bistre avec remarques, un état en couleurs avec remarques, un état définitif. En outre, cet exemplaire est enrichi d'une aquarelle originale à la sépia signée. Rares piqûres sur les premiers feuillets blancs. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        The monastery of Epiphanius at Thebes. Vol. I: The archaeological material by H.E. Winlock. The literary material by W.E. Crum. Vol. II: Coptic ostraca and papyri edited with translations and commentaries by W.E. Crum. Greek ostraca and papyri edited with translations and commentaries by H.G. Evelyn White (complete set)

      1926 - Rare complete set of 2 volumes. Vol. I: The archaeological material by H.E. Winlock. The literary material by W.E. Crum. Vol. II: Coptic ostraca and papyri edited with translations and commentaries by W.E. Crum. Greek ostraca and papyri edited with translations and commentaries by H.G. Evelyn White. Metropolitan Museum of Art - Egyptian Expedition 03 & 04, New York, 1926. First edition. Folio, xxvi & xvi + 276 & 386 pages, 35 & 17 plates. Brown boards, rebound in a beautiful bordeaux 1/4 leather, in excellent condition. Only 500 copies were printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        All the Sad Young Men

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Rare first issue dust jacket priced at $2.00 with unbattered lips. Dated 1926 with the Scribner's logo. Blue cloth boards. Unbattered type on pages 38, 90, 248. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, light shelf wear. Light spots on the boards, age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots. Light chipping at the spine, two pieces of clear tape at the front flap. Wrapped in a new mylar cover and a custom clamshell case.

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        Notre art dément. Quatre Études sur l'art pathologique. Les Chercheurs - Notre art dément - L'impressionnisme pathologique - Le démence de Cézanne. 69 illustrations

      J. Povolozky et Cie, Paris 1926 - With numerous text illustrations and 48 reproductions of paintings. First edition. Association copy, inscribed the Ern? (Ernst) Kállai. Text in French. In publisher's wrappers, with an illustrated vignette on cover. 122, (2) p., and 24 plates. Association copy of the Hungarian art critic's collection of essays about the pathology of artists. Inscribed to Ernst Kállai (1890-1954) the Hungarian art historian who first published his works in Lajos Kassák's magazine "MA". In 1928 he was the editor of the periodical "Bauhaus" in Dessau. Illustrated with 48 full-page and 20 in-text (five of which are paste-ons) reproductions of works by painters such as Pablo Picasso, Giorgio de Chirico, Georg Grosz, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas, Jacques Lipchitz, Henry Matisse, Modigliani, Monet, Emil Nolde and Renoir. Wrappers somewhat chipped. Some pages creased. Title page torn, but no effect on text. Underlines and notes in pencil by Kállai throughout. Overall in good condition. In publisher's wrappers, with an illustrated vignette on cover First edition. Association copy, inscribed the Ern? (Ernst) Kállai. Text in French. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        [Text in Cyrillic] Moe Puteshestvie v Evropy. Perevod s antgliyskogo P. Okhrimenko [Russian translation of My Trip Abroad]

      Mosvka: Akts. Izdat. O-vo "Ogonek", 1926 [but 1927]. First Thus. First Russian edition (abridged) of Charlie Chaplin's memoir My Trip Abroad (1922), recounting the Hollywood actor's return to his native England and travels through Europe after 10 years in the United States. Describes the (by then) universally recognized movie star's shock at seeing the enormous changes taking place in post-WWI Europe--among the fan letters he received during his first days in England were cards containing a white feather, symbolizing Chaplin's abscence from service during the War. The first edition also coincided with the FBI opening its first inquiry into whether Chaplin was a Bolshevist. (See Michael North, Reading 1922: A Return to the Scene of the Modern.) NYPL and Stanford only in OCLC as of April, 2015. 12mo (14.75cm.); original white photographically illustrated staplebound wrappers; 68,[4](ads)pp.; illus. publisher's ads printed inside wrappers. Some light wear from handling, textblock uniformly toned and rather brittle due to poor paperstock, else Very Good. "Biblioteka 'Ogonek'" no. 195. Title page imprint gives the date 1926; upper cover dated 1927.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1926 - 1926 Original Hardback Wisden.

      1926. This lot is an 1926 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good Condition. The main issue being the front board as it has a large splash mark, if it wasn't for this it would be vert good. It has had no restoration, the front board is very badly marked but has nice shiny, original gilt, nice spine cloth with good lettering with a couple of little marks, good rear board. Inside the hinges are very good (ever so slight weakness to the front). The pastedowns very yellow, signature to page 3, with a lovely photoplate.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1926. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, gilt rules, vignette to front board gilt, top edge gilt, yellow map endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Front hinge split but holding, text block tight and fresh; an excellent copy in the jacket with faintly toned spine and some shallow chips to spine ends. First edition, first impression. A beautiful copy, signed by the author and illustrator on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. Original Edition. 28 Volumes in 22 Books. 8° , Hardcover/Pappeinband 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 Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bookfarm]
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        Maserati. Vittorie 1926 - 1954.

      Modena, Officine Alfieri Maserati, s.d. (1955). Pubblicazione ufficiale della prestigiosa casa automobilistica modenese. In folio (cm. 32); copertina originale a colori; pp. 190. Con moltissime fotografie di automobili, piloti, ecc. Prezioso esemplare arricchito della FIRMA AUTOGRAFA del grande ed indimenticabile pilota argentino MANUEL FANGIO. Ottima copia. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        The Hungry Tiger of Oz.

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co,, [1926]. Illustrated by john R. Neill. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, colour pictorial title panel to front board, titles and decoration to spine in black, edges yellow, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece, 11 similar plates, and black and white illustrations in text. Extremities a touch rubbed, minor wear to spine ends and one corner, joints tender, endpapers tanned. A very good copy in a bright jacket with slightly rubbed and creased extremities and a couple of short closed tears. First edition, first printing, of the twentieth Oz book and the sixth such to be written by Ruth Plumly Thompson.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First edition. With color frontispiece, photographs by the author and illustrations by Frank E. Phares. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher's presentation binding in three quarter red morocco with raised bands, marbled paper sides and endpapers, t.e.g. ONE OF ONLY TEN SPECIAL DELUXE COPIES. Slightest wear at head of spine and tips. Fine copy in blue cloth slipcase. First edition. With color frontispiece, photographs by the author and illustrations by Frank E. Phares. 1 vols. 4to. Inscribed to His Brother. A rare and desirable Zane Grey work, in the original publisher's presentation binding. Inscribed by the author to his brother (and companion of many of his fishing trips): "Altadena, Calif, Nov. 11, 1926. To R.C.: With remembrance for the old fishing days, and with hope for the great fishing days to come, Zane Grey". R.C. was not among the party on this New Zealand trip, but he is mentioned in the text (at. p. 106, etc.) and was the dedicatee of Tales of Swordfish and Tuna (1927) as well as a very active participant in the events it chronicles. This deluxe edition includes a color frontispiece (the same image appears in black and white in the trade edition). OUTSTANDING. Bruns G 181

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        The Sun Also Rises

      Charles Scribner's, New York 1926 - New York: Scribner's, 1926. First edition, first printing with the word 'stopped' spelled incorrectly as 'stoppped' on pg. 181, line 26. Octavo (20 cm); smooth black cloth with gold paper labels on spine and front panel, lettered and ruled in black. Gold labels a bit dulled and scratched on spine. Book is in VG+ condition with aged but clean text, no inscriptions. DJ is good 7th printing with price intact ($2.00), tape removed to upper front corner of spine, tear removing N in author's name on lower front panel, and chips and small tears to top spine and along crease of outer back flap. Housed in clamshell book box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mashen'ka (Mary)

      Slovo-Verlag, 1926, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Nabokoff-Sirin (Vladimir Nabokov) - Mashen'ka (Mary) - 1926 first edition published by Slovo-Verlag, Berlin. The book is complete, with 170 pages and a further 6 of ads. The book is bound in the original blue/green wrappers, with paper labels to the front cover and spine, they are browned and stained, with loss and closed tears and generally quite ragged in appearance. The text block is toned and dog-eared with minor marks and foxing, one page is detached, but present. The first edition of Nabokov's first novel and a rare find, particularly in the original covers. Text is in Russian. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Literature & Literary; Russian Language; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 71253.

      [Bookseller: Truffle Books]
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        Winnie the Pooh

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, first printing. Near Fine, lacking the dust jacket. Gilt stamping on spine is faded, and lightly rubbed on front cover. Rubbing and light bruising to cloth at spine ends. Short gift inscription to front free end paper. Hinge at page 130 shows minor separation. A very nice copy of this beloved classic, well above average.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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 nice copy in the original gilt stamped cloth. Heavy beveled boards with NO wear at corners nor in hinges. Only minor wear at spine tips. Arabian American Oil Co stamp on front free endpaper. 1.5" tear in large folding map NOT extending into image. Text block is near fine.

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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        KRITISK REVY. Red. af Poul Henningsen.

      1926 1926 - 1.-3. årg. i 11 hefter. (Det udkomne). Kbhvn. 1926-28. Rigt illustr. 4to Omslag svagt nusset. * Kritisk Revy (1926 - 28) var til at begynde med et tidsskrift om arkitektur. Efterhånden dækkede det kultur i bredere forstand. Det var udfordrende nyt både mht. indhold og form, og så var det frækt, pågående og frem for alt provokerende. Der var kritiske artikler om arkitektur, litteratur, filosofi - og meget andet. Holdningen bag var kulturradikal, og politisk befandt medarbejderne sig på venstrefløjen.Redaktøren og drivkraften bag Kritisk Revy var arkitekten, forfatteren og kulturkritikeren Poul Henningsen. I den faste stab var desuden arkitekterne Thorkild Henningsen, Edvard Heiberg og Ivar Bentsen, digteren Otto Gelsted og forfatteren Hans Kirk m.fl.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Making of Americans: Being a History of a Family's Progress

      Albert and Charles Boni, New York 1926 - Book condition: good, very scarce first American edition, traces the history, genealogy and psychology of the fictional Herlsand and Dehning families, bound in decorative pattern of black and orange cloth with a brown cloth spine, boards are soiled with a light stain to upper right front, corners bumped and scuffed, spine head and tail scuffed and pushed a bit, hinges cracked with a bit of play, bookseller's stamp on back pastedown, interior clean, 925 pages, 7.5 X 9.5 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orpheus. Vom Klang der Welt. Morphologische Fragmente einer allgemeinen Harmonik (1. Lieferung; alles Erschienene!),

      Potsdam, Gustav Kiepenheuer, (1926). - mit 5 (davon 3 mehrfach gefalteten) teils farbigen Tafeln, 16 montierten farbigen Abbildungen auf 8 Tafelseiten, 1 Tabelle und mehreren schematischen Textabbildungen, 4 Bl., XXVII, 1 Bl., 92 Seiten, SEHR SCHÖNES, SAUBERES UND FESTES EXEMPLAR.dieser sehr seltenen und gesuchten Publikation. Kayser baut die Lehre von der Weltharmonie auf akustisch-musikalischer Basis unter Hinzunahme neuzeitlicher wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse neu auf als 'Harmonik' oder 'Akroasis'. Kayser geht in seiner Harmonik uber Thimus und die fruhere Tradition durch die Einfuhrung des Begriffs der 'Tonzahl' hinaus . Die Aufdeckung kosmischer Normen, die auf dem Weg der musikalischen Klänge dem Gefühl zugänglich gemacht werden können, hat der Harmonik die populäre Bezeichnung als 'Lehre vom Klang der Welt' eingebracht." Nach einer Information des Verlages sollte die fehlende Tafel 3 der Schlusslieferung, die nie erschienen ist, beigelegt werden. Dieses erste harmonikale Werk Kaysers, eines Schülers von Humperdinck und Schönberg, der 1933 emigrierte und als Privatgelehrter in der Schweiz lebte, ist ein beeindruckender Versuch einer Neubegründung der Harmonik. Auf Bütten gedruckt, mit Vorsatzen in Rot und Gold. - Breitrandiges unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch 47 x 31, OPpbd mit OSchutzumschlag in OLwd-Schuber mit Titelschild,

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        PEKING TO LHASA: The Narrative of Journeys in the Chinese Empire Made by the Lat

      Boston 1926, Houghton. Blue cloth, very good, 287p., index,. 83 photos, 2 large folding maps, paper spine title label,. 14.5 x 22.5 cm.,clean,tight mylar dj. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. WITH THE AUTHOR'S SIGNED & DATED LETTER TIPPED IN RARE !. WITH THE AUTHOR'S SIGNED & DATED LETTER TIPPED IN Major General Sir George Younghusband (1859-1942), author and oriental traveller, *** RARE SIGNED, DATED LETTER FROM YOUNGHUSBAND: This title contains a letter on from Sir Francis Younghusband at his permanent residence: Currant Hill, in Kent. . The letter is dated: "June 10. 31." [1931]. It is addressed to his friend, "Dear Miss Tottenham." In reply to her request for him to speak on "Dawn in India." . CONDITION: A very nice letter in Younghusband's hand, clean example. *** Astute in his observations makes this a most valuable primary source. The trek began in Peking, on to Hwa Shan, Sian, Ching Ling, Han-Ching to Chengtu, Mount Omei, Lan-chow, Tangar, then on to Tibet. . The treck upward from Jye-kundo, Chamdo to Lhasa and the return climb down. This is a wonderful narrative, with details, observations and keen observations, and lucid commentaries. Pereira died enroute between Yunnan and Kansa. * THE PRIMARY RECORD OF THREE JOURNEYS: This is the record of three journeys from 1921-1923, where Younghusband travelled through Tibet to India, from Burma to Shanghai and Northwards through China. . This superb diary was kept up to the last day of the authors life. He made astute observations and was exceptionally meticulous in his diary and in the drawing of maps. * An excellent primary resource. * 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, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        EDITORIALS. Edited by Charles W. Hutson.

      Boston 1926, Houghton. Half cloth over boards, paper label. on spine, 356p., very clean.. RARE FIRST LIMITED EDITION OF 250 COPIES.. Editorials from the "Item" and Times-Democrat, New Orleans. A series of eighty Hearn essays published in the various newspapers for which he was a staff writer. An eclectic set of his writings done while he resided in New Orleans. Editorials from the "Item" and Times-Democrat, New Orleans. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: P.D. & Ione Perkins: LAFCADIO HEARN A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF HIS WRITITINGS: p.108 et al. * 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, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Novels of Jane Austen The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With Notes, Indexes and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources.

      The Clarendon Press Oxford 1926 - 8vo. 5 volumes, set. Second edition. (First, large paper, edition 1923). Original burgundy buckram, gilt. Black and white plates throughout each volume. Spines very slightly faded. Gently bumped at heads and tails of spines. A nice set in near fine condition. Chapman established the authoritative texts for the 20th century and was enormously influential in the revival of interest in Jane Austen's work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alt-orientalische Teppiche: herausgegeben vom Osterreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie

      Anton Schroll; Leipzig: Karl W. Hiersemann, 1926-28, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good; 17.5 x 23.5 (60 cm) Hardback in Good condition. Worn decorated paper boards, spines and corners in goatskin; gilt spine titles. Damage to backstrip on the second volume. Pages and plates are clean and bright.. GWO 988. First edition of one of the great and important rug books in 2 volumes. (21, [2], 60 plates of which 3 double and 35 color; 43, [1] p., 60 plates, of which 4 double and 32 color); Based on the Museum's previous publications Orientalische Teppiche (1892) and Altorientalische Teppiche (1908). Plates interleaved with descriptive texts. Black and white plates are collotypes, color plates mostly collotypes with 11 halftones. [CSROT t3832]; 50

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        Mantrap

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1926]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white decorative dust jacket printed in black and dark blue; 308pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and chipped, shallow losses to spine ends have been imaginatively repaired, blue text of jacket spine a few shades faded; Fine in Near Very Good jacket. One of Lewis's least literary novels; Mantrap's commercial popularity was due almost entirely to Lewis's recent refusal of the Pulitzer Prize for Arrowsmith. PASTORE 12.

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        TORRENTS OF SPRING: A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race

      New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 - First edition. 8vo, original black cloth lettered in red on the spine and upper cover. 143 pp. A very good, well preserved copy of Hemingway's first novel, generally clean and solid, hinges firm with no splitting, the cloth with some light evidence of age, a pleasing copy FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST LONG WORK TO BE PUBLISHED. Although it was written after THE SUN ALSO RISES --"to cool out," Hemingway explained-- THE TORRENTS OF SPRING was published prior to his more famous novel. It was written as a parody of Sherwood Anderson's Dark Laughter. "It seems to have started as a knockabout parody of Sherwood Anderson's mechanized folkware" (quoted in THE HEMINGWAY READER). Written in ten days, it is a satirical treatment of pretentious writers. Hemingway received a mixed reaction to the novella that was sharply critical of other authors. His wife Hadley believed the characterization of Anderson was "nasty", while F. Scott Fitzgerald considered the novella to be a masterpiece. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sabotiers bretons.

      Imagier de la gravure sur bois originale 1926 - 163x221mm, (250x334mm à vue). Gravure sur bois originale tirée en deux tons, numérotée (114/160), et contresignée par l'artiste, extraite de l'album de l' "Imagier de la gravure sur bois originale" pour l'année 1926. Tirage sur papier d'Arches avec tampon à sec de la Société de la gravure sur bois. Infimes brunissures aux extrémités des marges. Très belle épreuve, non rognée. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Rometti Vincent]
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        Winnie the Pooh

      Published by Methuen, London: 1926. Thie is the rarest and most desirable printing of this lovely first edition book, as it is complete with the first edition dustjacket, which states "117th Thousand When We Were Very Young" on the rear flap. It is the first printing of the first UK edition, preceding all other printings and editions of Winnie the Pooh. The book is bound in it?s original decorative blue cloth binding, with gold gilded image of Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin playing with their cork rifle on the front board and surrounded by a gilded frame. The tope edge of book is also gilt. The endpapers depict a map of 100 Acre Wood. The pages are printed on high quality paper and are beautifully bright and clean. Covers are also very bright, with just a little bumping to the corners and spine ends, particularly to the corner near the spine bottom. Inside there is a little offsetting to the endpapers from the dustjacket, the top gilt edge is a little rubbed in one area, the book is free of any inscriptions or markings otherwise. The dustjacket is a little marked/rubbed/chipped, with a little loss to the spine ends and corners where it wraps around the boards, but this is quite minor and it is still an nice smart jacket. In all this is a lovely copy of this very rare edition and the book and jacket are both in Near Fine to Fine condition and would make an excellent addition to any collection!

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        Farmington [Inscribed to Burgess Johnson]

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926. Fourth Edition. Early edition of Darrow's fictionalized memoir of his Ohio boyhood, first published by McClurg in 1904. Though it went throught seven editions, the book was never a commercial success, which pained Darrow, who felt it was his finest book. Burgess and Constance Johnson were notable authors. Burgess was a humorist and author of light verse who, among other things, published a study of profanity with a foreword by H.L. Mencken; Constance also wrote humorous verse, essays, and occasional short pieces. A nicely inscribed copy to one of Darrow's literary contemporaries. HUNSBERGER 176. Third Printing. Octavo (19.75cm); gray paper and taupe cloth-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; orange topstain; dustjacket; vi, [7]-255pp. Inscribed by Darrow on the front endpaper: "To Mr & Mrs Burgess Johnson / As a testimonial to their / good cheer and good [illegible] / with the best wishes of / Clarence Darrow / Dec 2, 1927." Wear to upper and lower edges, with board exposure at upper right corners; small, previous owner's label to upper front pastedown, with small embossed stamp to front endpaper and a faint dampstain to upper edge of textblock and rear cover; Very Good. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), sunned at spine and extremities, with front panel neatly detached, small losses to spine ends, with a 4.5" split and associated tear along rear joint; Good.

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        DIE FAHRT INS WELTALL ... Mit 19 Abbildungen von Thea Blüthner.

      Leipzig: Hachmeister & Thal,. 1926. original pictorial orange wrappers printed in black.. A very good copy. (#136323). First edition. Ley's first publication on space travel. Ciancone 133. Hübner 697. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 506.

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        Early Autumn (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1926. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on a pasted-down note to the front endpaper: "For Sydney Williams / With the very best of the author, who wishes he were here in the land of good wines / Louis Bromfield." Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Near Fine in a moderately restored dust jacket that presents as Near Fine. Light foxing to some of the page edges, with the bottom two corners bumped. Jacket has professional restoration, largely at the spine and corners, with a few unobtrusive short closed tears at the extremities. Difficult to find in any jacket, let alone signed.

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        North American Indians. Being Letters and Notes on their Manners, Customs and Conditions Written During Eight Years' Travel. Two Volume Set

      Edinburgh John Grant 1926. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Some sunning to front cover of volume I. Teg - remaining edges uncut First Edition Red/gilt-illustrated hardback cloth cover 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). ix, 298pp; ix, 303pp. Three-hundred and twenty exceptionally fine coloured plates from the authors paintings; additional folding maps. These two volumes comprise the letters, sketches and Notes of eight years travel amongst the remotest tribes of the North American Indians. Catlin saw himself as a philanthropist and some sketches depict great sensitivity towards the subject.

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        L'Ile des Pingouins.

      - P. Editions Lapina 1926. 2 volumes grands in-4° demi chagrin à long grains rouge à coins, dos à nerfs, couverture conservées. 20 pointes sèches originales à pleine page et 131 bois originaux dans le texte en couleurs de Louis JOU. Les espaces blancs du texte imprimés sont garnis de guirlandes de petits pingouins. Tirage limité à 535 exemplaires [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        North American Indians. Being Letters and Notes on their Manners, Customs and Conditions Written During Eight Years' Travel. Two Volume Set

      Edinburgh: John Grant. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Some sunning to front cover of volume I. Teg - remaining edges uncut. 1926. First Edition. Red/gilt-illustrated hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). ix, 298pp; ix, 303pp. Three-hundred and twenty exceptionally fine coloured plates from the authors paintings; additional folding maps. These two volumes comprise the letters, sketches and Notes of eight years travel amongst the remotest tribes of the North American Indians. Catlin saw himself as a philanthropist and some sketches depict great sensitivity towards the subject. .

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        Magyar Irás.1926. VI. évfolyam, 9. szám. [Hungarian Writing. 1926. VI. Year, Number 9.]

      Raith Tivadar (Arany János irodalmi és nyomdai m?intézet), Budapest 1926 - With illustrated cover, and with a reproduction of Munch's "The Scream". First edition. In publisher's wrappers. (1), 60-69, (1) p. Magyar Írás was a Hungarian avant-garde, leftist review of art, edited by Tivadar Raith between 1921 and 1927. This issue contains mostly literary works by Hungarian avant-garde artist, also an essay about Zoltán Kodály's operas and a reproduction of Munch's "The Scream". Extremities slightly chipped. Overall in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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