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        White Buildings

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Rare first issue with Allen Tate's name misspelled on integral title page. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Light bruising to spine cloth at ends. Front free end paper shows light evidence of book plate removal. Dust jacket is price clipped, and the edge of the front flap appears slightly tripped; toning to spine and unevenly to front panel; a bit of creasing to the top of the front panel; internal repair made at top of spine and front fold. Housed in a custom folding case. The first edition consisted of a mere 500 copies, with a very small, but unknown amount of the first issue. The author's first book.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Novels of Jane Austen

      Oxford:: The Clarendon Press,, 1926. Second edition. There was a previous large paper edition in 1923. publisher's wine-colored cloth in dust jackets. Slight bumping to extremities of the spine and corners; otherwise a bright and near fine set. The jackets are tanned at the spines and have some minor chipping, and one volume has had a split neatly repaired with tissue. Not at all common in the jackets. Owner's name in pencil on the front free endpaper of Vol. I. 8vo,.

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        Le nom

      Liege: A la Lampe d'Aladdin, 1926. Original edition. Copy #2 inscribed “ respectueux hommage, quels meilleurs procédés pour enchanter le pčre que celui d'aimer ses enfants. Max Jacob '39" and with an original drawing by Jacob pasted in as frontispiece. Entire edition 395: 1 unique; 20 copies on Japon numbered 2-21 (as this); 40 numbered on Madagascar; 300 numbered on Vergé; 35 H.C. Edition rinted by Artisans Imprimeurs, F. Lefčvre, Paris. (5" x 7") Original wrappers, glassine, card slipcase. Very fine, unopened. “Painter René Rimbert mentioned in a letter to Jacob that if his expected child were to be a girl, he would name her Saskia after Rembrandts’s young wife. In his answer Jacob pointed out that Saskia is not a Christian name and that it is important not to subject a child to lifelong ridicule. This exchange of letters gave him the impetus to write the charming story.” (P.188 Black & Green). The story concerns a girl who is named Saskia much against her mother’s wishes. The inscription reflects Jacob’s intention of writing a playful parable for a young person “What better processes to delight the father than to love his children.” Jacob’s influence on modern French poetry was profound, and his modernist lyrical verse is still widely read. Encyclopedia Britannica notes of Jacob: [he] “played a decisive role in the new directions of modern poetry during the early part of the 20th century. His “novels,” mainly epistolary, are exercises in verbal mimicry, reproducing every nuance in the conversation of the petitbourgeois, of whom he was a sardonic but affectionate observer [as in Le Nom]. He influenced many of his contemporaries and toward the end of his life was surrounded by a devoted group of younger and older artists.” Ref: online Encyclopedia Britannica: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/298950/MaxJacob; Black, Moishe & Maria Green (Ed and trans). “Hesitant Fire: Selected Prose of Max Jacob” U of Nebraska Press, 1991.

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        Alt-Orientalische Teppiche: Herausgegeben vom Osterreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie

      Wien & Leipzig: Anton Schroll & Co. / Karl W. Hiersemann, 1926-28 . Elephant folio. 2 volumes. 21, [2], plus 60 plates interleaved with descriptive letterpress; 43, [1], plus 60 plates interleaved with descriptive letterpress. Of the 120 plates 67 are in color, seven are double page. (Folio) 59x44 cm (23 x17 "). First Edition. One of the great and important rug books, based on the Museum's previous publications "Orientalisch Teppice" (1892) and "Altorientalische Teppiche" (1908). The black & white plates are collotypes; the color plates are largely collotypes with a few halftone reproductions. Bindings edge worn, splitting at joints, repairs to spine of Volume 1, detached piece at foot of spine on Volume 2 with tape repair; internally clean; very good.

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        The Torrents of Spring

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1926 with the Scribner's Seal present on the copyright. Black cloth boards. Rare Book. 1,250 copies printed. First Issue jacket priced at $1.50. 9 titles at the rear panel. Hanneman A4a. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean boards, soft shelf wear. Bump at one corner, light age toning, small stain at the front endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, chipping, paper loss at the jacket spine. Age toning, light stain at the front panel. In a new mylar cover.

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        The Orphan of Space: A Tale of Downfall

      G. MacDonald & Company Limited, London 1926 - First edition in orange cloth, spine and cover stamped in black. London: G. MacDonald & Company Limited (1926). 310 pps. A fair to good copy with overall wear, some soiling, cracked hinges, sun faded spine and dust darkened top edge, front free endpaper missing. No jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gli adornatori del libro in Italia.

      Bologne 1926 - Bologne, MCMXXVI (1926), in-4, pleine toile éditeur chocolat, couvertures cartonnées contrecollées sur les plats, dos cartonné contrecollé, XXIII pp., 3 ff. de tables, 233 pp., 1 f. illustré d'un ex-libris et un 1 f. blanc non chiffrés (volume V). Tirage limité à 500 exemplaires, exemplaire N°283. "Volume quinto con recensioni di vari autori ; opera compilata a cura e a spese di Cesare RATTA, direttore della Scuola d'Arte Tipografica del Comune di Bologna". Les différentes techniques des illustrateurs italiens sont abordées dans ce livre : xylographie, lithographie, eau-forte, pointe sèche, aquarelle, fusain, sanguine ; les sujets représentés sont des ex-libris, des impressions, des symboles. 90 artistes sont représentés par 390 dessins. L'oeuvre a reçu le Prix d'Honneur du Ministère Public de l'Instruction à l'Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs de Monza. Les artistes les plus représentatifs sont ANGOLETTA (Bruno), CAMBELLOTTI (Duilio), CISARIO (Giulio), GAMBA (Francesco), HAAS-TRIVERIO (Giuseppe), MARSILI (Bruno), MORBIDUCCI (Publio), REVIGLIONE (Mario), SCARPELLI (Filiberto), TAMBERLANI (Ferdinando), et WILD (Adolfo). Passionnante compilation d'artistes aux talents multiples et aux techniques variées. Livres

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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue of the first printing, with the misprint ("stoppped") on page 181 line 26. Octavo, original black cloth. Rubbing to the spine, bottom and crown of the book panels, a good example. The Sun Also Rises was published by Scribner's in 1926, and a year later in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape under the title Fiesta. Though it initially received mixed reviews, it is now "recognized as Hemingway's greatest work" (Meyers, 1985). The fictional plot depicts a love story between war-wounded and impotent Jake Barnes and the promiscuous divorcée Lady Brett Ashley, but the novel is a roman à clef; the characters are based on real people and the action is based on real events. Hemingway proposes that the "Lost Generation," considered to have been decadent, dissolute and irretrievably damaged by World War I, was resilient and strong. Naturally, themes of love, death, renewal in nature, and the nature of masculinity are heavily investigated. For example, the characters engage in bull-fighting, which is presented as an idealized drama: The matador faces death and, in so doing, creates a moment of existential nothingness, broken when he vanquishes the possibility of death by killing the bull (Stoltzfus, 2005). The Sun Also Rises is seen as an iconic modernist novel for future generations (Mellow, 1992), although it has been emphasized that Hemingway was not philosophically a modernist (Reynolds, 1990). "The Sun Also Rises is Hemingway's masterpiece--one of them, anyway--and no matter how many times you've read it or how you feel about the manners and morals of the characters, you won't be able to resist its spell. This is a classic that really does live up to its reputation" (David Laskin).

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        THE DEVIL'S GUARD

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers [1926]., Indianapolis - Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-334 [335] [336: blank], original brown cloth, front and spine panel stamped in green. First edition. Supernatural adventure novel set in Tibet. Jimgrim, Ramsden, Chullunder Ghose and Narayan Singh battle the Black Circle, an organization of evil Tibetan adepts. Published later in Britain as Ramsden. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1210. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 812. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 145. Reginald 10514. Grant, p. 182. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Will Graven) with light wear at spine ends. A sharp example of an uncommon jacket. (#152674) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Henry Cockshutt of Brantford & Family large collection of photos, letters and ephemera

      1926. No binding. Cockshutt, Henry and family (his wife, Isabelle, and their daughters). An archive of social correspondence mainly to Isabelle Cockshutt but also to her husband, Henry Cockshutt (1868 - 1944), who was the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Born in Brantford, Ontario, he started in the family business, Cockshutt Plow Company, in 1884, becoming treasurer in 1888, secretary-treasurer in 1891, and president in 1911. In 1921, he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Ontario and served in that position until 1927. From 1929 to 1944, he was the chancellor of the University of Western Ontario. He retired as president of the Cockshutt Plow Company in 1934 and became chairman of the board, which he held until his death. This collection is comprised of approximately 25 letters, 10 Christmas cards, a pamphlet, 7 photos, and 10 other kinds of documents or cards relating to . Although there is an early letter dated 1896, most of the archive was created in the 1920s when Cockshutt was lieutenant-governor at Government House in Toronto. With the exception of a lovely photograph of Isabelle Cockshutt, all the material is housed is a black cloth linen box. The archive reveals that the Cockshutts belonged to the social elite in Canada with letters and notes from General Haig, Bying of Vimy, Olive Baden-Powell, Anne Chamberlain, the Prince of Wales, and other luminaries. Collection contents:• Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount Allenby, ALS, n.d. Also ALS from Mabel, his wife, 1926.• 42nd battalion the Royal Highlanders of Canada, Canadian Army Corps B.E.F. France (allied with the Black Watch), Christmas card, 1915-6, from Henry or Hank.• 125th Branshott Camp, England, A.W.E. Van Someron, Christmas card, 1916.• Empress of Ireland advertising pamphlet, A Coaching and Private Train Trip through the British Isles and Europe for July and August 1908. Toronto: Jackson Moss and Co. Wrappers but separated from the text block.• Adelaide ? ALS, 1913. Hotel Bothwell, Atlantic City, N.J.• Baden-Powell, Olive. ALS, 1926, re girl guides.• Boscawen, Margaret. ALS, 1923. Re family and the general election in Britain ("I have not seen the Neville Chamberlains since the Election results....").• Brian ?. ALS, 1917.• British Embassy, Washington, DC. (Esme and Isabelle Howard) Christmas card, 1920s.• Burk's Peerage, table of precedence, 4 pp., 1923.• Byng of Vimy. 3 ALS, 1923-6, with Christmas card, 1922, photo of Government House, and sepia tone photo of Thorpe Hall.• Canelle?, J.W. 4 ALS, 1923-1926.• Clark, Anne C.G. ALS, 1926.• Cockshutt, Margaret. ALS to her from a friend or family member, sent from Hotel Bon Air, Augusta, Georgia, 1918, reference to playing golf, tennis etc. and Eleanor Roosevelt.• Chamberlain, Anne (Neville Chamberlain's wife). 2 ALS, 1920s.• Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII). 2 Christmas cards, 1922-3 and 1925, the latter signed and the former the signature in facsimile. • Ferguson, Githa (wife of James Andrew Ferguson, Admiral in the Boer War, etc.). ALS, 192?• Fürstliches Schloss, Greiz, Germany. AL to Isabelle Rolls (later Cockshutt), 1896, from one of her friends who was the English governess of Princess of Reuss. Letter cut at the fold.• Haig, Douglas 1st Earl Haig, and Dorothy Haig. Christmas card 1925, Bemersyde, Berwickshire.• Henry, F? ALS, Oyster Bay, 13 August ?• H.M.S. Hood ALS from Vice Admiral Clifford Caslon, 1924. ALS from Frederick Field, 1924.• Hodgins, Mr. Justice and Mrs. Christmas card, 1920. • Ladies' Golf and Tennis Club of Toronto (Ida C. Mackenzie). ALS, 1926.• Nanton, Sir Augustus and Lady. Christmas card, 1920.• Neys? Christmas card, 388 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, with a photogravure of their son, Michael, with the writer Tagore, circa 1917.• Rivers, Edward H. (godson of Mrs. Cockshutt). 2 ALS, 1926. • Roy, Mr. And Mrs. Philippe. Calling card.• St. Andrew's Society, Toronto. Official lancers dance steps, 1920s?• Toronto Local Council (National Council of Women, Grace G. MacGregor and Bertha L. Quebell). ALS, 1927, and certificate of life membership.• Willingdon, Lady Mabel. 2 ALS, 1926.• Luncheon menu at Government House, Toronto, 17 March 1923.3 Christmas cards from the Cockshutts, 2 sent from Dufferin House, Brantford, and 1 from Government House, Toronto.• Agnès, 2 bills for couture items, Mrs. Cockshutt, Hotel Lotti, Paris, 1924.This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Problems of Atomic Dynamics

      Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition. 200 p. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good+ in a very Fine dust jacket. Light wrinkling to pages at front, slight uneven toning to cloth. Jacket is exquisite, utterly beautiful. A notable work by the German-born physicist and mathematician consisting of two lectures at MIT. Rare in jacket, let alone in one in such wonderful shape.

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        Punch or The London Charivari - 1926-1934

      London, Punch, 1926-1934. (Englischsprachig). 9 Jahrgänge in einem Band - mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und farbigen Tafeln von Bernard Partridge, Fusally, Stampa, Frank Reynolds u.a. und Werbung der Zwanziger Jahre, oftmals als ganzseitige, farbige Tafeln - EA., Lwd. (Privateinband) mit Rückenvergoldung, o. durchgeh. Pag. (sehr umfangreich), gr. 8vo. Punch wurde 1841 gegründet, 1992 eingestellt - Rear board little parts pushed in, few pageedges creased (two with greater repaired tears), inside minimal foxed/finger-stained, one title minimal rubbed, in all very good condition. Versand D: 5,95 EUR Erstausgaben/ First editions | Kunst, Karikatur/ Art, Cartoon | Zeitschriften/ Periodicals

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        Poésies de Charles d'Orléans.

      Paris, Le Livre francais, H. Piazza 1926 - Exemplaire N° 744 sur Vèlin Chiffon. Reliure signé Asper, Genève. - Frais exemplaire XIX, 166 pages Maroquin brun, dos orné et à 5 nerfs, filets dorés, dentelle intérieure, tête or, 8° [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Petits poëmes en prose

      Paris: Éditions des quatre chemins, (1926). #214 of 300 copies. Entire edition 350: 35 on Velin; 300 as this, 25 hors commerce with Roman numerals. 143 pp., (2 ff.), 10 original etchings done by Gromaire for the edition. Quarto. Three quarter red morocco with marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Original wrappers Bound by J. Faki (address of 76 bl de Mondetour, Orsay, 1970s.) Strachan (p 54, 55, 333) considers this an important work for its ten powerful etchings. Marcel Gromaire (Noyelles-sur-Sambre 1892-1971) was a French painter. He painted many works on social subjects, and is often associated with Social Realism. Beginning around 1910 he frequented the studio of Henri Matisse and received some lessons in printmaking from Felix Vallotton, at the Academie Ranson. Gromaire's first works of art to be exhibited were at the Salon des Independants in 1911. During the First World War (1914-1918) he served in the French Army and was wounded at the Somme. After the war, Marcel Gromaire was a frequent exhibitor at both the Salon d'Automne and at the Salon des Independants. His first one man show took place in Paris in 1921 Ref: Strachan, W.J. The Artist and the book in France. 1969.

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        All the Sad Young Men.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue. Octavo, original green cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the spine crown. All the Sad Young Men is the third collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published by Scribners in February 1926. Fitzgerald wrote the stories at a time of disillusionment. He was in financial difficulty, he believed his wife Zelda was romantically involved with another man, she had suffered a series of physical illnesses, and his play The Vegetable had been a failure. Upon publication--and somewhat belying the notion that Fitzgerald's most famous novel had not been enthusiastically received--the New York Times wrote, "The publication of this volume of short stories might easily have been an anti-climax after the perfection and success of 'The Great Gatsby' of last Spring. A novel so widely praised -- by people whose recognition counts -- is stiff competition. It is even something of a problem for a reviewer to find new and different words to properly grace the occasion. It must be said that the collection as a whole is not sustained to the high excellence of 'The Great Gatsby,' but it has stories of fine insight and finished craft." Ironically, in a letter nine months earlier, Fitzgerald had advised his editor Max Perkins against publicizing the book through the newspaper. "Rather not use advertising appropriation in Times--people who read Times Book Review won't be interested in me."

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        Guerres de Bourgogne. Episodes les plus mémorables des guerres entre les ligues et le hardi sur les terres du Pays-de-Vaud. Mis en images par Chalres Clément et librement contés par Paul Budry.

      Au Verseau, Lausanne 1926 - Lausanne, Au Verseau 1926. Folio. 67 S. mit 15 signierten Aquatintaradierungen und 2 Seiten des Originalmanuskriptes. Lose Blätter in Originalhalbpergamenthülle mit Schliessbändern. 1/7 Exemplaren auf China der Vorzugsausgabe gedruckt für Heinrich Stinnes, mit 5 zusätzlichen signierten Radierungen die in der Normalausgabe von 100 (+ 20) Exemplaren nicht aufgenommen wurden. Mit dem berühmten handschriftlichen Besitzvermerk Stinnes auf dem Innendeckel. - Eines der ersten grossen illustrierten Bücher der Westschweiz. Entstanden aus der Zusammenarbeit des satirischen Schriftstellers Paul Budry (1883 - 1949) mit dem Illustrator und Malers Charles Clément (1889 - 1972) zwei waadtländer Künstler aus dem Umfeld der 1913 von Budry, Ernest Ansermet, Charles Ferdinand Ramuz u.a. gegründeten "Cahiers vaudoises", die sich dem schon damals schweren Thema (die Waadtländer standen auf der falschen Seite) der patriotischen Erzählung annahmen. Es entstand ein ironisch satirisches Schlachtengemälde das sich wohltuend von den eidgenössischen Heldenepen der gleichen Zeit unterscheidet. - Der letzte Bogen des Textes mit zwei kleinen Einrissen. Die Einbandhülle etwas beschabt. - Paul Budry, Fondateur en 1913 des Cahiers Vaudois, qui allaient créer un formidable appel d'air dans l'univers étriqué des lettres romandes, Paul Budry (1883 - 1949) fut un touche-à-tout génial et épicurien. Critique d'art, fin connaisseur de la langue du pays, ami d'Ansermet, d'Auberjonois, de Cingria, de Ramuz, il fut un agitateur d'idées et un promoteur de la littérature et de l'art en Suisse romande. Auteur de nombreuses monographies, de chroniques radiophoniques telles que Les propos du caviste - qui deviendront Le quart d'heure vaudois - ou L'heure du soldat, destinée à égayer les soldats mobilisés, il publia aussi des romans héroïco-comiques, comme Le Hardi chez les Vaudois ou Trois hommes dans une Talbot. Il est aussi l'auteur de nombreux et pétillants articles sur la Suisse, écrits en tant que directeur de l'Office suisse du tourisme, et rédacteur presque unique de la revue "Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera" que l'on trouvait dans les trains et les cars postaux." Sprache: Deutsch Lose Blätter in Originalhalbpergamenthülle mit Schliessbändern. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Chronicles of the East India Company trading to China 1635 1834

      

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        The Casuarina Tree six Stories

      

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        China in Sign and Symbol

      

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        Arusu Shashin Nenkan The ARS Annual for Photographers 1926

      

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        The Sun Also Rises

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1926 A very good first edition, first issue, with "stoppped" with 3 p's on page 181. No dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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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. .

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        Henry Cockshutt of Brantford & Family large collection of photos, letters and ephemera

      1926. No binding. Cockshutt, Henry and family (his wife, Isabelle, and their daughters). An archive of social correspondence mainly to Isabelle Cockshutt but also to her husband, Henry Cockshutt (1868 - 1944), who was the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Born in Brantford, Ontario, he started in the family business, Cockshutt Plow Company, in 1884, becoming treasurer in 1888, secretary-treasurer in 1891, and president in 1911. In 1921, he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Ontario and served in that position until 1927. From 1929 to 1944, he was the chancellor of the University of Western Ontario. He retired as president of the Cockshutt Plow Company in 1934 and became chairman of the board, which he held until his death. This collection is comprised of approximately 25 letters, 10 Christmas cards, a pamphlet, 7 photos, and 10 other kinds of documents or cards relating to . Although there is an early letter dated 1896, most of the archive was created in the 1920s when Cockshutt was lieutenant-governor at Government House in Toronto. With the exception of a lovely photograph of Isabelle Cockshutt, all the material is housed is a black cloth linen box. The archive reveals that the Cockshutts belonged to the social elite in Canada with letters and notes from General Haig, Bying of Vimy, Olive Baden-Powell, Anne Chamberlain, the Prince of Wales, and other luminaries. Collection contents:• Allenby, Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount Allenby, ALS, n.d. Also ALS from Mabel, his wife, 1926.• 42nd battalion the Royal Highlanders of Canada, Canadian Army Corps B.E.F. France (allied with the Black Watch), Christmas card, 1915-6, from Henry or Hank.• 125th Branshott Camp, England, A.W.E. Van Someron, Christmas card, 1916.• Empress of Ireland advertising pamphlet, A Coaching and Private Train Trip through the British Isles and Europe for July and August 1908. Toronto: Jackson Moss and Co. Wrappers but separated from the text block.• Adelaide ? ALS, 1913. Hotel Bothwell, Atlantic City, N.J.• Baden-Powell, Olive. ALS, 1926, re girl guides.• Boscawen, Margaret. ALS, 1923. Re family and the general election in Britain ("I have not seen the Neville Chamberlains since the Election results....").• Brian ?. ALS, 1917.• British Embassy, Washington, DC. (Esme and Isabelle Howard) Christmas card, 1920s.• Burk's Peerage, table of precedence, 4 pp., 1923.• Byng of Vimy. 3 ALS, 1923-6, with Christmas card, 1922, photo of Government House, and sepia tone photo of Thorpe Hall.• Canelle?, J.W. 4 ALS, 1923-1926.• Clark, Anne C.G. ALS, 1926.• Cockshutt, Margaret. ALS to her from a friend or family member, sent from Hotel Bon Air, Augusta, Georgia, 1918, reference to playing golf, tennis etc. and Eleanor Roosevelt.• Chamberlain, Anne (Neville Chamberlain's wife). 2 ALS, 1920s.• Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII). 2 Christmas cards, 1922-3 and 1925, the latter signed and the former the signature in facsimile. • Ferguson, Githa (wife of James Andrew Ferguson, Admiral in the Boer War, etc.). ALS, 192?• Fürstliches Schloss, Greiz, Germany. AL to Isabelle Rolls (later Cockshutt), 1896, from one of her friends who was the English governess of Princess of Reuss. Letter cut at the fold.• Haig, Douglas 1st Earl Haig, and Dorothy Haig. Christmas card 1925, Bemersyde, Berwickshire.• Henry, F? ALS, Oyster Bay, 13 August ?• H.M.S. Hood ALS from Vice Admiral Clifford Caslon, 1924. ALS from Frederick Field, 1924.• Hodgins, Mr. Justice and Mrs. Christmas card, 1920. • Ladies' Golf and Tennis Club of Toronto (Ida C. Mackenzie). ALS, 1926.• Nanton, Sir Augustus and Lady. Christmas card, 1920.• Neys? Christmas card, 388 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, with a photogravure of their son, Michael, with the writer Tagore, circa 1917.• Rivers, Edward H. (godson of Mrs. Cockshutt). 2 ALS, 1926. • Roy, Mr. And Mrs. Philippe. Calling card.• St. Andrew's Society, Toronto. Official lancers dance steps, 1920s?• Toronto Local Council (National Council of Women, Grace G. MacGregor and Bertha L. Quebell). ALS, 1927, and certificate of life membership.• Willingdon, Lady Mabel. 2 ALS, 1926.• Luncheon menu at Government House, Toronto, 17 March 1923.3 Christmas cards from the Cockshutts, 2 sent from Dufferin House, Brantford, and 1 from Government House, Toronto.• Agnès, 2 bills for couture items, Mrs. Cockshutt, Hotel Lotti, Paris, 1924.This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Show Boat

      Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926. First edition, one of 201 numbered copies signed by the author., 1926.. First edition, one of 201 numbered copies signed by the author.. Spine very slightly darkened and with minor crimp to upper spine tip, else fine in custom mylar cover and very good publisher's slipcase with some expert restoration to seams and a small chip along one edge.. Vellum-backed, gray/green boards.

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        CORRESPONDANCE. 1905-1914. [4 volumes].

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

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        Les monuments des Croisés dans le royaume de Jérusalem. Architecture religieuse et civile. Atlas : 1er Album - Planches 1 à 100 et 2e Album - Planches de 101 à 196. Préface de M. Paul Léon.

      Paris, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1926-1927. - 2 vol. in-folio, chemise portefeuille d'édition à lacets, demi dos toilés bleu marine, Atlas 1er album : planches 1 à 100 - 2ème album : planches 101 à 196, plans, croquis et illustrations photographiques en noir. Tables des planches. Très bel exemplaire. Very fine set. Haut-commissariat de la République Française en Syrie et au Liban. Service des Antiquités et des Beaux-Arts. Bibliothèque archéologique et historique. Tome VII et VIII. Exemplaire complet de toutes les planches, sans le volume de texte. Ouvrage devenu rarissime.

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        The Calligraphic Models of Ludovico Degli Arrighi surnamed Vicentino; A Complete Facsimile and Introduction by Stanley Morison

      Privately Printed for Frederick Warde by Officina Bodoni, Paris 1926 - 65 pages. 25 x 16 cm. Limited edition, one of 300 copies under the direction of Frederic Warde and with his Arrighi types. Morison notes that Arrighi was overlooked by many generations, "but it was on his form of type and not Aldine that the italics of Garamond and Caslon were modelled." Lists of alphabets and letters presented. Orig. vellum spine and paste paper decorated boards. Fine in nicked slipcase, mostly at opening [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SPECULUM. A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL STUDIES. 84 Volumes: 1 (1926) - 84 (2009). ISSN: 0038-7134. Published by the Mediaeval Academy of America.

      Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1926 - 2009. 84 Volumes. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband 84 Volumes!!! Formerly from library-collection. Covers partly with shelf wear. Pages clean. Good condition. More pictures on demand. Please ask for shipping-fees. // Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teils mit Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten und weitere Fotos schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. zqx mbx Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        La Chirurgie Esthétique. Son role Social.

      Paris, 1926. 8vo. original printed wrappers. Inner front hinge a little fragile, but a very well preserved, clean, and fresh copy. Richly illustrated throughout. Inscribed to half-title: "Hommage de l'auteur/ Dr. Noël/ 31 rue Marbeuf/ Paris". (2), 84 pp. + final blank.. Rare first edition; inscribed by the author, of the only work published by the first female plastic surgeon, Pioneer and innovator of several surgical procedures, Suzanne Noël's groundbreaking contribution to the modernization of cosmetic surgery, and the first work to deal with the social aspects of plastic surgery. "[I]t is almost mandatory to refer to one of the most remarkable people and the first woman in the history of aesthetic surgery. An early pioneer in the development of facelifting and eyelid plastic techniques was Madame le Dr. A. (Suzanne) Noël, whose book "La Chirurgie Esthétique: Son Rôle Social" appeared in 1926. A German translation of this book appeared 6 years later..." (Gonzales-Ulloa, The Creation of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, p. 17).The work constitutes one of the first richly illustrated works of plastic surgery and is among the very first to contain before- and after-pictures. It is furthermore one of the very first medical books devoted solely to plastic surgery published in the 20th century."Noël stated that her interest in cosmetic surgery began in 1912 when one of the great ectresses of France returned from America after a triumphant tour. All of the newspapers remarked how, by means of practical operation of the scalp, she had regained a surprising youthfulness. Thus some type of facelifting procedure was already being performed in America before or at least during 1912 by a surgeon or surgeons not identified by name. Impressed by these newspaper reports, Noël pinched the skin of her own face with her fingers in different places and in different directions to try to adjust the skin folds, She was surprised by what she was able to accomplish by merely lifting her facial skin with her fingers so she began to study this question seriously. Noël devised wooden clips, experimented with them in living anesthetized rabbits, and found that when applied to the skin the clips produced the same "lifting results" as she had previously achieved with her fingers... Her cosmetic surgery book was the only one of the five mentioned previously that included numerous photographs - 59 pre- and postoperative photographs of the results of her skillful surgery. Among those subjects described in detail in a book containing 11 operative illustrations and 51 photographs of technique for surgical correction are baggy eyelids, facial, forehead, eyelid, and neck wrinkles; and double chins. Also discussed are correction of redundant neck skin by massive excision of skin and scalp tissue and the nape of the neck and in the suboccipital scalp region.; the excision of large nevi (hairy and otherwise) of the breast, neck, and posterior auricular regions; the correction of keloidal burn scars of the neck, of flabby tissues of the arms of ageing women, and of protruding ears; and the excision of forearm tattoos." (Gonzales-Ulloa, pp. 19-20)

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        La Journée de Madame.

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

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        DA OSTIA A GENOVA IL XXII - XXIII MAGGIO MCMXXVI A BORDO DEL PIROSCAFO ESPERIA. RACCOLTA FOTOGRAFICA ORIGINALE MUSSOLINI. 23 FOTOGRAFIE

      Nullo 1926 - Edizione: Prima e unica edizione . Pagine: 23 . Illustrazioni: 23 Fotografie originali applicate. . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Quaderno all'italiana in pelle amaranto con al piatto fregi e titoli impressi in oro . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Rarissimo documento fotografico del viaggio di Mussolini a bordo del Piroscafo Esperia da Ostia al Porto di Genova fra il 22 e il 23 Maggio del 1926. Bellissime fotografie con tema marinaresco, riguardanti il piroscafo Esperia, Mussolini, i comandanti del Piroscafo, il Porto di Genova, e gerarchi fascisti. Fotografie applicate all'album e incollate. . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Torrents of Spring (Signed)

      NY: Scribners, 1926. Bound in Forest Green cloth, stamped in orange. Front hinge just starting. In the second state dust jacket (maintains the $1.50 price, but has 11 titles listed on the rear panel of the jacket). Moderate chipping, to extremes, but only affecting the word "the" at the top of the spine of the dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Previous owner's (Elizabeth Levy) signature to ffep. The author's first novel, limited to 1250 copies in the first edition. The book was purchased at the Autograph Book Club in NYC in the 1930's. Ref.: Hanneman A4a. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Fine/Very Good.

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        Le cimetière marin.

      Ronald Davis, Paris. 1926 - First edition thus: illustrated with seven original etchings by the author. Quarto. A poem in twenty-four stanzas. Card wrappers with etching to front.Out of a total edition of 95 copies signed by the author and numbered in the press, this is one of 85 on Vélin d'Arches.Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dark Laughter

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, n.d. (c.1926) - Later edition; a very good copy. Presented by Anderson to his future wife's friend, "Inscribed to Miss Mildred Esgar in Jackson, Where besides herself and Eleanor Copenhaver there were no other women & many many men. In spite of all this they remained courteous to poor me. How could I help being grateful. Sherwood Anderson. April 13-32." Laid into this copy is a 5 x 7" photograph of Anderson in his Virginia writing cabin, signed "Love to Mildred, Sherwood Anderson." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Soldiers' Pay

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Flaking to yellow title stamping on spine. Cloth lightly mottled, lightly rubbed at extremities. Front endpaper shows a very subtle repair at hinge. Faint tobacco odor to pages; small stain to edge of page block. A nice copy of Faulkner's first novel, printed in a run of just 2,500 copies.

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        The Novels, Tales and Plays of John Galsworthy-22 Volume Set

      Charles Scribner's Sons, NY 1926 - A 22 Volume complete set published by Scribners in 1926. Bound in embo ssed red moroccan leather and red cloth boards ruled in gilt, raised s pine hubs decoarted and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, title pag es printed in green, cream and black. Bound by the Atelier bindery for Scribners. A Near Fine set with minimal rubbing and light spotting to a few of the cloth bindings. A few hinges are just staring to pull. V ery attractive set. Approximate shipping weight is fifty pounds. Addi tinal shipping costs will apply. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 vignette on front cover, top edges gilt, yellow map endpapers. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. Light soiling to front cover, corners and ends of spine lightly bumped. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Masch. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien, 18. IX. 1926. - 1 S. Folio. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Wir beehren uns, Sie zu den Freitag den 24. d. M. um 5 Uhr nachmittags im Hotel Imperial stattfindenden Presseempfang höflichst einzuladen". - Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi begründete mit seiner Schrift Paneuropa (1923) die paneuropäische Bewegung, deren Ziel ein europäischer Bundesstaat unter Ausschluß Englands und Rußlands, aber unter Einschluß der afrikanischen Kolonien war. Nach dem "Anschluß" Österreichs an das Deutsche Reich 1938 emigrierte C.-K. nach Frankreich und später in die USA, warb dort weiter für seine Ideen und gründete, 1947 heimgekehrt, die europäische Parlamentarier-Union als deren Plattform.

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        Abrek Zaur.) [The Bandit Zaur. Or: The Eagle of the Caucasus.]

      Kinopechat, Moscow 1926 - Cover by V. Surian. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. First edition. Oblong. In publisher's photo illustrated wrappers, printed in orange and black. 8 p. Soviet film prospectus with avant-garde, photomontage cover. Script by I. Bei-Abai, directed by Boris Mikhin, starred by Vladimir Bestaev and Alexander Takaishvili. Abrek Zaur is a Soviet-Russian version of the Robin Hood, set in the late nineteenth century. Zaur, the mountaineer kills a Russian officer, an "imperialist" and the authorities burn his house and arrest his father and wife but can not catch him. He becomes and outcast, an "abrek" and joins to an anti-Russian gang in the Caucasus. He never steals from the poor people only from the "imperialists" and always outwits the Russians. Folded, slightly worn. Paper yellowed. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's photo illustrated wrappers, printed in orange and black [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mein Kampf - Erster Band: Eine Abrechnung // Zweiter Band: Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung - 2. AUFLAGE !!!

      Zentralverlag der NSDAP / Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH. 1926/1929 Großformatige Ausgaben in Ganzleinen (Vorzugsausgabe) 391+354 In dieser Auflage und diesem Zustand extrem selten! Zustand: saubere und gute Zustände, Schutzumschlag liegt jeweils in Kopie bei Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Londoner's Garden—Kent (poster)

      Southern Railways Advertising. London: Adams Brothers and Shardlow Ltd. [printers], 1926 Lithograph in nine colors. 39.6 x 25.2 in. / 100.7 x 53.9 cm. Pinholes at corners and at extreme right edge; professional repair of two marginal tears not affecting image and a few small flaws at edges; light stain at edges of upper right corner. Not located in OCLC

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        Lettres Espagnoles

      Paris: Le Livre, 1926. Limited. paperback. very good(+). Laurencin, Marie. Illustrated by Marie Laurencin with 11 original b/w etchings in the text. [8], 181, (3)pp with text in French. 8vo, original white printed wrappers (all signatures loose within wrappers which have minor edgewear at spine ends, and one puncture in middle of spine). Paris: Societe d'Edition Le Livre, 1926. Limited edition. A very good(+) copy, internally fine -- unread and unopened. From a total printing of 325, this is number 5 of only 25 copies containing three additional suites of the etchings: a first state on Japon Imperial, a second state on Holland Van Gelder Zonen, and a final with the canceled prints on vieux Japon.

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        Shirvanskaias danashauli. The Crime of Princess Shirvanskaias. First edition.

      Moscow: 1926 - Original color lithograph poster from the collection of Alma Law. Repaired by Sasha Mosolov and mounted on a support sheet. No losses. 102 x 71.5 cm. The best and rarest of the Stenberg posters. From CineMaterial:The Stenberg brothers Vladimir (1899-1982) and Georgii (1900-1933) were Soviet artists and designers. While born in Moscow, both remained Swedish citizens until 1933 because their father was a Swede.The innovative visual aspects of their posters included a distortion of perspective, elements from Dada photomontage, an exaggerated scale, a sense of movement, and a dynamic use of color and typography. Their artwork was frequently based on stills from the films.Radical even today, the posters by the brothers working together were realized within the nine-year period from 1924 to 1933, the year Georgii died at age 33. His motorcycle hit a truck, a few months after the brothers had become Russian citizens. Vladimir continued to work on film posters and organized the decorations of Moscow's Red Square for the May Day celebration of 1947._______________Directed by Ivane Perestiani Maria Shirai Maria Shirai . Princess Shirvanskaya (as M. Shirai) Cinematography by Aleksandre Digmelovi Film Editing by Lev Push as L. PushiProduction Design by S. Gubin-guni Fiodor Push (as P. Pushi)

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