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        The Sun Also Rises

      Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York 1926 - First Edition, First Printing with the misprint of the three p's on page 181. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's black cloth with some wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A nice copy in collector's condition. Includes with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Poesies. Frontispice en Lithographie par Aristide Maillol.

      Paris, G. Cres - Le Musee du Livre 1926.. 156 S., 6 Bll. späterer handgebundener Halbpergamentband mit Lederrückenschild u. eingebundener Orig.-Broschur.. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 40 (gesamt 1300) nummerierten Exemplaren auf Papier des manufactures Imperiales du Japon.- Der Handeinband gestempelt "Atelier H. Peller".- Exlibris auf Leerseite, schönes Exemplar.

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        Tales of the Angler's Eldorado. New Zealand

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1926 - 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 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 With color frontispiece, photographs by the author and illustrations by Frank E. Phares. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Legislation of Palestine 1918-1925. Including the Orders-in-Council, Ordinances, Public Notices, Proclamations, Regulations, etc.

      Alexandria, Whitehead Morris Ltd., 1926.. Large 4to (194 x 257 mm). 2 vols. XXII, 668, XXIII-XXXII pp. (2), VIII, 536, IX-XIV pp. Contemp. half calf with cloth covers.. Collection of all legislation issued in British Palestine since December 1917 which was still valid and in force in 1926. "The collection does not represent the whole of the Palestine Law, because the Ottoman Law which was in force at the outbreak of the War remains the basis of the legal system of the country" (vol. I, p. iv). The laws governing the administration of the Palestine Mandate which followed the Balfour Declaration constitute crucial documents for understanding the transfer of power and the gradual replacement of Ottoman, Islamic, customary law by British and eventually Israeli law. Bentwich (1883-1971), the British-appointed attorney-general of Mandatory Palestine, was a prominent Zionist and wrote widely on the establishment of a Jewish Homeland. - Slight foxing to endpapers; ownership stamp "M. Fitzgerald". A scarce work in a good set. - OCLC 22644076.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Festschrift / zum fünfundzwanzigjährigen Bestehen / des Reichsverbandes / der Automobilindustrie / E. V. 1901-1926.

      - Berlin, Selbstverlag, 1926; 31,5 cm (4°). Durchgängige Kopfvignetten, VI SS., 5 Bll. Tafeln (Porträtmedaillons der Ehrenmitglieder, des Vorstandes und der Geschäftsführung des RDA), 216 SS. (mit zahlreichen s.-w. Abbildungen, meist nach Photographien), sowie zahlreichen Tabellen; blauer Ganz-Leder-Einband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel sowie Deckel-Vignette, sowie mit schweren Tunkpapier-Vorsätzen. Einband durchgängig etwas fleckig, Rückendeckel etwas stärkrer, an Kanten und Ecken etwas berieben und bestoßen, Rückendeckel mit etwa 2 cm x 0,55 cm großen Abrieb im Leder.- Der ganz auf Kunstdruck-Papier gedruckte Band ist in seinem ersten Teil (bis S. 126) intakt und weist dort 87 Abbildungen auf; leider befinden sich im 2. Teil (Statistisches zur Entwicklung der Automobil-Industrie) einige Papierverklebungen, davon eine mit kleinem (Tabellen-)Textverlust; dito einige Verklebungen im Anhang: Zusammenstellung der Mitgliedsfirmen (davon eine mit Papierfehlstelle am Innenrand des nachfolgenden Blattes. - Insgesamt dennoch befriedigende Erhaltung dieses Prachtbandes. - Beiliegt Original-Einladungs-Karte (mit blindgeprägtem Stadtwappen) des Oberbürgermeister der Stadt Köln, Dr. h.c. Adenauer (!), datiert Köln, den 2. September 1926, in der dieser aus Anlaß der Tagung des Reichsverbandes der Deutschen Automobilindustrie in Köln am Freitag, den 10. Sept. 12 einhalb Uhr nachmittags zum Frühstück im Schlachtenssaale des Rathauses einlädt (Büttenkarte ca. 11,5 (H) x 17,5 cm; etwas braunfleckig); beiliegt ebenfalls eine , illustrierte Speisekarte zu ebendiesem Anlaß (Büttenkarton, gefaltet, ca. 20 (H) x 13 cm; diese auf Vorderseite etwas stärker braunfleckig). - Hierbei handelt es sich wohl um eine Vorzugsausgabe für die Honoratioren des Verbandes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Harald Holder]
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        Sea Whispers. Illustrated by Bert Thomas.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1926] - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature and gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, frontispiece detached, contents lightly foxed; a very good copy with bright plates in the unclipped, slightly soiled jacket, with a few nicks, short closed tear to head of spine, minor loss to head of spine and tape reinforcement to verso. First edition, first impression in the scarce jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        North American Indians, Being Letters and Notes on their Manners, Customs, and Conditions... complete in two volumes

      John Grant, 1926, Three-Quarter Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Minus, Illustrated By: Catlin, George. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Originally published in London in 1841. Thjis early 20th century edition published in Edinburgh. Complete in two volumes. NOT ex-library. No remainder marks. Approximately 10 x 6.5 inches. Printed by Oliver and Boyd. Bound in gilt tooled three-quarter cherry red morocco, and with handsome patterned paper boards, the paper with a beige background and with red and green devices such as spears or arrows and the pastedowns and FEPs in the same patterned paper. Hubbed spines. Bindings largely unsoiled and quite attractive, though with some rubbing here and there, and the polished morocco with a lovely hand. Unfortunately the front board of Vol. I is completely detached but it is a very clean break and worthy of restoration. Topmost part of both spine heads, 1/8 inch, slightly degraded and fairly minor. With scarcely any trace of shelf pull. T.E.G. With viii and 376 and viii and 370 numbered pages. With 320 plates, as called for, carefully engraved from the author's original paintings. Most plates full-page, some half-page. Plus splendid, color fold-out map in fine condition opposite page 1 of Vol. I and fine color frontispiece map in Vol. II. No inscriptions, signatures, labels, bookplate, underlining, highlighting, or other marks observed. A hint of age toning to all pages of both volumes, quite minor. Else a remarkably clean set of two volumes and a handsome addition to any library shelf on Catlin art or the Indians of North America. Downgraded to Very Good Minus condition owing to the detached board and priced accordingly.

      [Bookseller: The Book Carrel]
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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information. Eleventh and Thirteenth Edition

      NY: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc, 1926. Sixteen quarto volumes comprising the eleventh edition, plus three supplementary volumes that, when added to the latest standard edition, constituted the thirteenth edition. Bound in green cloth, that shows varying degrees of wear and certain volumes that are shaken. Overall very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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      Weimar: Cranach Press, 1926. No. 42 OF 250 COPIES on handmade, pure hemp rag (of a total edition of 294, with eight on vellum and 36 on Kessler-Maillol silk rag) n. Hardcover. 335 x 247 mm (13 1/8 x 9 3/4"). 2 p.l., 110 pp., [3] leaves. No. 42 OF 250 COPIES on handmade, pure hemp rag (of a total edition of 294, with eight on vellum and 36 on Kessler-Maillol silk rag). Recent black crushed morocco, earlier large onlaid crimson crushed morocco label on front cover, raised bands, gilt titling on spine, top edge gilt. Housed in a later green cloth slipcase. Woodcut title vignette, 42 woodcut illustrations, two initials, and press-mark by Aristide Maillol, woodcut lettering and initials by Eric Gill. A Large Paper Copy. Schroeder, p. 9; "Artist & the Book" 172; "A Century for the Century" 15; Easton "The Red Count: The Life and Times of Harry Kessler," p. 371. Three pages with a tiny spot of foxing, but IN EXTREMELY FINE CONDITION, the binding unworn, the cuts in very fresh impressions, and the beautiful paper especially fresh, bright, and clean. This is one of the uniformly fine Cranach books, undertaken in what Franklin calls "a perfectionist spirit," and bringing together the most glittering names in English and German private printing at the time. In his bibliography of the press, Schroeder says of the Virgil, "If the press had ceased operation after printing this one book, Count Kessler could have retired secure in the knowledge that he could look back on a unique work." Franklin says that the book is a landmark in the private press movement, produced by the "brilliant quartet" of Maillol, Gill, Walker, and Johnston. Maillol designed and cut on wood the 43 illustrations for this work during the years 1912-14 and again (after the war) in 1925 at Banyuls in the Pyrenees, drawing on his immediate neighborhood and on his personal acquaintances for the themes of certain of his designs. In the words of Kessler's biographer, MullerKrumbach, they are ethereal as well as pastoral, and their "nymphs and naiads move contentedly in the sheer pleasure of existence." Hutner declares that "with the clarity and classic simplicity of the woodcuts juxtaposed and perfectly balanced with the weight and beauty of the type, the Eclogues is a monument of 20th century printing." Eric Gill cut all but a few of the initials (the others were done by Maillol); Cranach Press publisher Count Harry Kessler designed the layout; and Edward Prince (under the supervision of Emery Walker) cut the punches for the type after that used by Venetian printer Nicolas Jenson in 1473. The margins here (as apparently in all copies) occupy more than three times as much area as the text. The front cover's gilt-lettered red morocco title label recreates Eric Gill's engraved design for the leaf opposite the half title; the label almost certainly was appropriated from a copy in an earlier special binding done for the press, likely by Gerhard Prade of Leipzig, who produced notable bindings for the Cranach Press.

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        The Original Charleston

      Paris: Editions Francis Salabert,, 1926. Musique de Cecil Mack et Jimmy Johnson dansé par Joséphine Baker dans l'Hyper-Revue des Folies Bergère "La Folie du Jour" … Quarto Original bifolium sheet music with pictorial covers, loosely inserted singlesheet, letterpress recto only. A little rubbed externally, slightly browned internally, particularly through contact with the loose sheet, but overall a very good example. First edition thus. Uncommon, just 3 copies on OCLC, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Biblioteca Comunale di Trento, Zentralbibliothek Zurich. In 1926 Baker left the Revue Negre to join the Folies Bergère and her success became a sensation. The Charleston formed the finale of a frenetic show, the critic André Rouverge writing in the Mercure de France that "the Charleston, as danced à la Baker, fairly boils over with diabolic intensity". This score features a blissful dancing La Baker by R. de Valerio on the cover, and loosely inserted is a singlesheet "Théorie du Charleston" by Pradère-Niquet, Professeur de l'Académie Baraduc, giving detailed instructions for the dance.

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        Chinese Central Asia

      Methuen & Co, London 1926 - 306 pp, Frontis in color, 5 panoramas, 2 maps (one large colored folding) and 51 other ill. large colored folding map. Map front free end paper. Account compiled while traveling for 30 months through northern Kashmir, Chinese Turkestan and before leaving Kashgar. A solid VG+ copy, no wear at corners, orig. red cloth is fresh and bright, and only imperceptible wear at spine tips. A great copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trophy Room Books]
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      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding/Very Good dust jacket. An attractive First Edition copy of the Parker?'s first book of verse. In publisher?'s orange and black patterned boards; black cloth backstrip with gilt titling. In a most presentable dustjacket with a bit of shelfwear and a couple of short closed tears. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The binding is clean with no marks of any kind.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        A Message to Garcia. Being a faithful reproduction of his original manuscript, done into a portfolio

      East Aurora: The Roycrofters 1926 - limited to 495 numbered portfolios, signed by Elbert Hubbard II, this being #52; small folio, 28 leaves on Japan vellum, with 7 tipped-in pages of an original manuscript by the senior Hubbard dated 1915 on The McFarlan hotel letterhead; all fine in a blue leather portfolio slipcase; the slipcase is worn at the extremities. Photos available upon request.

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        General Fombombo [Fombombo]

      Leningrad-Moskva: Petrograd, 1926 A novel. Syromyatnikov K. ?" translation from English.V Zamirailo ?" covers.Limited to 4.000 copies.The first book appearance of T.S. Stribling in Russian. Thenovel "Fombombo"was published in 1923. The author ofthe foreword noted that the plot of the novel is similar tothe plot of "Cabbages and Kings" by O. Henri. Striblingwinned the Pulitzer Prize in 1933.Libman 5482.Rare in such condition.OCLC locates one copy only, in France, we couldn?t traceany copy in USA.

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        History of Ventura County California

      Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1926. First edition. original green cloth lettered in gilt, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing of spine ends and corners, a little dust soiled, else fine. Quarto. Two volumes Illustrated .

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Unordnung und frühes Leid. Novelle.

      Berlin S Fischer () 1926 - Kl-8; 126, (1) pp, 1 Bl. (die ersten vier Seiten weiß); Titelvignette (Original- Radierung von Karl Walser); illustr. OKalbsleder mit Buntpapiervorsätzen (Handpressenabzug), Kopfgoldschnitt und rauhem Vorderschnitt in farbillustr. OPpSchuber; minimale Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren. - Nr. 132 von 300 Ex., von Thomas Mann im Druckvermerk signiert. Ohne das den Einband betreffende Berichtigungsblatt. Wilpert-G. 36; Potempa E 29.2; Bürgin I 31; Haack 125. - Vorzugsausgabe der ersten Buchausgabe; die stark autobiographisch gefärbte Novelle erschien zunächst in der Neuen Rundschau. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Mesicník pro stavební umení (= Der Bau. Monatsschrift für Baukunst). V. Jahrg., Heft 1 - 12 (Juli 1926 - Mai 1927).

      Prag. 1926 - 1927. - 190 S. u. zahlr. nn. Bll. mit Werbeanzeigen. Mit zahlr. Abb. 4°, Priv. Einband mit eingebundenen verschiedenfarbigen Orig.-Umschlägen. Originalausgabe. - Kompletter Jahrgang der bedeutenden Zeitschrift des tschechischen Konstruktivismus mit vorgeb. Jahresinhaltsverzeichnis. - Enthält u.a. einen mehrteiligen Beitrag von Karel Teige über Konstruktivismus und neue Architektur in der UdSSR sowie einen umfangreichen Artikel über das Bauhaus Dessau. Bildunterschriften in Tschechisch, Französisch und Deutsch. - Insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand. - Heller 112f. 1100 gr.

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh With Decorations by Ernest H Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co., (1926).. First edition, 8vo, (xvi), 158, (2) pp. Illustrations throughout, map endpapers, contemporary bookplate to front blank. Original gilt decorated green cloth, t.e.g., spine ends slightly rubbed, some minor marks, a small patch of wrinkling to the lower cover.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Intimate Papers of Colonel House: Arranged as a Narrative (2 Volume Set)

      Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Signed. Association copy, Robert Lansing, SOS. 2 volume set. Bound in publisher's cloth. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Some underlining/notes from previous owners. Vol. 1 Behind the political curtain 1912 - 1915. Vol. 2 From neutrality to war 1915 - 1917. Provenance: Originally owned by Robert Lansing, United States Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson from 1915 to 1920. The set contains many hand written notes and underlining from Lansing. Ex: "I will someday tell the true story why Bernstroff backed down, House never knew," p. 33. Many of Lansing’s notes are critical, but insightful and unique. They offer an intimate view of the foreign policy concerns of the United States in World War I. Later from the library of Robert Smith Simpson. Simpson was a noted career foreign service officer in the US State Department and professor at the Edward Walsh school of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Simpson was the American Consulate General in Lourenco Marques [Maputo], Mozambique. Lansing's other papers are currently at held at Princeton University's Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library.

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      HELLE, ANDRE. (HELLE,ANDRE)illus. HISTOIRE DE LA PETITE THERESE DE L'ENFANT JESUS pour Piano a deux mains by A. Tcherepnine. Paris: Durand & Cie 1926. Large oblong 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, VG-Fine. 1st edition. Every page has striking art deco color illustrations by Helle to accompany musical notation. This is a very scarce Helle title.

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        HISTOIRES & POÈMES DE MON ÉPOQUE · [ Edition originale · Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      DES ÉDITIONS DE LA BELLE PAGE, PARIS 1926 - HISTOIRES & POÈMES DE MON ÉPOQUE · MAURICE DE VLAMINCK · Firmado y dedicado / 48 pages / Exemplaire dédicacé par Maurice de Vlaminck · Exemplaire numéroté nº 336 / 655 · [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        I fogli mancanti al codice di Leonardo da Vinci su'l volo degli uccelli nella Biblioteca Reale di Torino

      Rome: Danesi Editore,, 1926. a cura di Enrico Carusi. Folio. Contemporary presentation binding of full vellum, covers with frames blocked in gilt, front cover gilt lettered with the title and "La Libreria dello Stato" (Mussolini's State Library) and the central gilt device of the fasces, top edge gilt. Title printed in red and black, 9 full-colour reproductions of Leonardo's notebook with facing transcription, other drawings of Leonardo's reproduced in the text. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, internally fine; an excellent copy, with the bookplate of Clarence and Helen Ward and an autograph note by Ted Peck describing the book's recovery tipped-in on an early blank. First edition, presentation copy from Mussolini to Adolf Hitler, number 152 of 300 copies only, this copy with a hand-lettered presentation leaf inserted before the text, "A Adolfo Hitler, Gennaio 1942?-XX" (i.e. dedicating this copy to Adolf Hitler, January 1942, in the twentieth year of the Fascist regime in Italy). The confusion of war delayed the intended gift—Mussolini's authority was on the wane, while January 1942 was the month of the notorious Wannsee Conference—and Mussolini did not meet Hitler in person until May that year, in Salzburg. This copy was recovered on 7 May 1945 from Hitler's Bavarian mountain retreat at Berchtesgaden by Ted Peck, one of the celebrated Monument Men. Peck records that he found the book on the floor of the hallway adjoining Martin Bormann's library and office in the Obersalzberg complex. Bormann was Hitler's personal secretary; he had committed suicide in Berlin on 2 May 1945. Edward (Ted) Staunton Peck (1908?-1970) was then serving as a sergeant technician in intelligence with the 101st Airborne Division. As a Monument Man, it was he who inventoried Hermann Goering's illicit collection of 3,100 art objects, which had been discovered in Unterstein, near Berchtesgaden. After the war, Dr Peck served for many years as the director of the Fisher Museum of Art at the University of Southern California. Peck gave this copy to his close personal friend Clarence Ward (1884?-1973), his former professor at Oberlin College, Ohio. Leonardo's codex on the flight of birds is one of his most famous manuscripts, inspirational to many of the 20th century pioneers of human flight. Composed c.1505/6, the manuscript was later broken up. After it had been reassembled, the complete codex was acquired by the Biblioteca Reale in Turin, Italy, where it currently resides. This edition, printing in facsimile the missing leaves, was published in 1926 to celebrate its acquisition.

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        WINNIE-THE-POOH With Decorations by Ernest H Shepard

      (NY): E.P. Dutton, 1926. First US Edition. Cloth-backed boards. Fine/Fine. pp: ix, (i), 158; illustrated throughout the text. Cloth-backed pictorial boards in blue and pink, paper spine label. Fine in the pictorial, pink dust wrapper, with glassine protective wrapper and the original (slightly dusted) pictorial pink box. 9" x 7" This is copy "B" of 200 signed and numbered copies on large paper, signed by the author and by the illustrator.

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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1926. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le Paradoxe sur le Comédien

      Paris: Rene Kieffer, 1926. Superbly bound in full faux leather with intricate gilt pattern of stylized book carousel, book pages and hearts. Decorations throughout by G. Braun. Collection de l'Amour des Livers René Kieffer, Ed. Paris, 1926. Numbered copy 721/1000. This copy with orig. paper binding bound-in. Fine.

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        Typed letter signed together with an inscribed photograph of the author

      Santi-Niketan, Bengal: 2 February, , 1926 . Single sheet, octavo (223 × 141 mm), with Tagore's "Santi-Niketan" letterhead; silver gelatin print of the author tipped in along central fold, signed by him and additionally inscribed "Santiniketan", with date " 6 - 4 - 26" in pencil to verso in another hand. Letter creased where previously folded and with two sections of old tape-repair to verso, photograph trimmed along top edge to minimal if any loss of image. Overall very good. Tagore writes to an unnamed recipient: "Dear Madam: I have been touched by the story of your suffering as related in your letter of Jan 12; I permit myself to offer you my sympathy. The demands made on my health and on my time are too many to enable me to write to you as often as I could wish. Yours sincerely, Rabindranath Tagore". Santi-Niketan (more commonly Santiniketan or Shantiniketan) was the ashram founded by Tagore in 1901, ostensibly as a place of meditation for Hindus of all castes, though the gesture has also been situated within the "upsurge of swadeshi (nationalist) activity in Bengal (and other parts of India) around the turn of the century. Tagore's aim was to establish a modern version of the tapoban (forest hermitage) of ancient India, apart from Calcutta and its flesh-pots and away from the lure of the West" (Dutta and Robinson, eds. Selected Letters of Rabindranath Tagore, p. 61). The Partition of Bengal was announced in 1905, with Calcutta to be separated from East Bengal - much to the fury of the city's Bengali Hindu bhaladrok, who came together to form the Swadeshi Movement, the forerunner to Gandhi's Noncooperation Movement. Tagore was at first an enthusiastic supporter of the movement but it quickly turned violent and a disillusioned Tagore withdrew to focus on his ashram. Notwithstanding the ill-health cited in his letter, 1926 was a busy year for Tagore, who was approaching the height of his fame. He travelled across Europe and stayed at the guest of Albert Einstein at his summer residence in Caputh, south of Potsdam, anticipating the famous series of encounters in New York fours year later, which Isaiah Berlin called "a complete non-meeting of minds"; more controversially he also travelled to Italy for a second audience with Mussolini, though he would later seek to distance himself from the Italian dictator. Health problems were indeed a problem and he was hospitalised in Bupadest, though he would recover sufficiently to live for a further fourteen years.

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        THE TENT.And other stories

      Jonathan Cape.London.,1926. FIRST EDITION.With the author?s signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, ?To Alan Steele With aff. Regards from Liam O?Flaherty?.Steele was the author?s publisher.Original green cloth, white paper title label to spine printed in black and red.With the scarce original publishers dustjacket.Some partial browning to the endpapers but an excellent copy in the somewhat tanned dustjacket with two very small chips.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Der gute Schutzmann (Ein lehrreiches Bilderbuch zur Verhütung der Verkehrsgefahren) 1. Ausgabe

      München, Braun und Schneider, (1926).. 22 S. mit 10 farbigen Tafeln von Wolfgang Wagner 4°. Halbleinen, Rücken löst sich unten etwas (reparabel), Einband staubig und an den Rändern stärker fleckig, hinten ebenfalls, innen nur leichtere Fingerflecken, S. 3 + 5 seitlich ein Einriss, sonst gutes Ex. (mit etwas Aufwand wieder ein ordentliches Ex.),. Relativ frühes Werk zur Verkehrserziehung in Reimform dargestellt

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        Reasoning foundations of medical diagnosis plus 3 other related papers

      - Beginning of Health Information Technology Systems Ledley, Robert S. (1926-2012) and Lee B. Lusted (1922-94). (1) Reasoning foundations of medical diagnosis. Offprint from Science 130 (1959). 13pp. Text illustrations. 287 x 211 mm. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp on front wrapper. (2) Ledley. National Bureau of Standards Report 3363. A digitalization, systematization and formulation of the theory and methods of the propositional calculus. Offset typescript. [2], v, 82pp. Text diagrams. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, Feb. 1, 1954. 268 x 206 mm. Original printed wrappers, stamp on front wrapper dated "9-15-54" in manuscript. (3) Ledley. Mathematical foundations and computational methods for a digital logic machine. Offprint from Journal of the Operations Research Society of America 2 (1954). 249-274pp. Text diagrams. 230 x 152 mm. Original printed wrappers, ownership stamp on front wrapper. (4) Ledley. Digital computational methods in symbolic logic, with examples in biochemistry. Offprint from Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 41 (1955). 498-511pp. Text diagrams. 258 x 176 mm. Original printed wrappers. Together 4 items. Very minor spotting on some wrappers, but very good overall.First Editions; Offprint Issues of nos. (1), (3) and (4). Ledley pioneered the use of electronic digital computers in biology and medicine. Trained as both a physicist and a dentist, Ledley joined the National Bureau of Standards in 1952, where he was introduced to electronic computing through his wife, one of the programmers on the Standards Eastern Automatic Computer (SEAC). Recognizing the enormous potential importance of computers to biomedical research, Ledley devoted the rest of his career to advancing the use of digital computing in biology and medicine. In 1960 he founded the National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), which he headed until his retirement in 2010. His major accomplishments at the NRBF include the invention of the ACTA whole-body CT scanner (1973) and the establishment of the Protein Information Resource in the 1980s. Ledley’s "Reasoning foundations of medical diagnosis," written in collaboration with radiologist Lee Lusted, represents the beginning of the development of clinical decision support systems (CDSS)—interactive computer programs, or expert systems, designed to assist physicians and health care professionals with decision-making tasks. "Areas covered included: symbolic logic, Bayes’ theorem (probability) and value theory. In the article, physicians were instructed how to create diagnostic databases using edge-notched cardsto prepare for a time when they would have the opportunity to enter their data into electronic computers for analysis. Ledley and Lusted expressed hope that by harnessing computers, much of physicians’ work would become automated and that many human errors could therefore be avoided. Within medicine, Ledley and Lusted’s article has remained influential for decades, especially within the field of medical decision-making" (Wikipedia). While at the National Bureau of Standards, Ledley devoted most of his time to solving military and intelligence problems using the techniques of operations research. Nos. (2) and (3) above (no. [3] is a revised version of no. [2]) discuss the use of Boolean algebra to simplify complex military decision-making processes. After leaving the NBS in 1954 Ledley joined the Operations Research Office at Johns Hopkins; one of his colleagues there was physicist George Gamow, who had become interested in molecular biology after Watson and Crick’s discovery in 1953 of the double helix structure of DNA. Gamow sponsored Ledley for membership in the elite RNA Tie Club and enlisted Ledley’s computing expertise in an attempt to crack the genetic code. Ledley’s results were published in no. (4) above: "Ledley’s main work for the RNA Tie Club was an effort to generate a set of contingency tables for the purpose of writ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La tentation de l'Occident EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Grasset, 1926. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1926, 12x19cm, relié. - First edition, one of the review copies service. Binding to bradel half morocco chocolate, smooth back, gilded tail date marbled paper boards, preserved covers, gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Signed autograph of the author Marius Boisson. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin chocolat, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de André Malraux à Marius Boisson.  

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        Le rappel à l'ordre EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Stock, 1926. Fine. Stock, Paris 1926, 12x19cm, relié. - Collective Edition, one of the 5 numbered copies on Japan, leading copies. Binding half shagreen hazelnut corners, flat spine decorated with gilded past, slight traces of abrasion without gravity on the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats paper bowl, slightly bowed heads in cups, wrappers preserved and bound in arabesques, golden head, contemporary binding. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi chagrin noisette à coins, dos lisse passé orné d'arabesques dorées, légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur le dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coupes légèrement frottées en têtes, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque.

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      RACKHAM. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. THE TEMPEST by William Shakespeare. London & NY: Heinemann & Doubleday [1926]. 4to (9 1/2 x 11 3/4"), 1/4 vellum, white gilt pictorial boards, top edge gilt. Fine IN ORIGINAL DUST WRAPPER! LIMITED TO ONLY 520 COPIES (260 for U.K.,260 for U.S.) SIGNED BY RACKHAM WITH AN EXTRA COLOR PLATE NOT IN THE TRADE EDITION. Illustrated by Rackham with 21 magnificent tipped-in color plates plus pictorial title page and several black and white devices, printed on hand-made paper. This is a magnificent copy.

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        Finsternis : 6 Dorfgeschichten. *SIGNIERT*

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

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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 minor rubbing to the spine ends, a hint of faint toning and a minor bump to the spine, some light spotting to the fore edge and endpapers, otherwise bright and clean interior. Overall, a tight and attractive 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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        Kandinsky: Punkt und Linie zu Fläche

      Albert Langen, München 1926 - Small Quarto. 190 (8)pp. Original illustrated white wraps with white and black lettering on cover, white on blue spine. Cover design by Kandinsky. Publisher's device on half-title. Bauhausbücher No. 9. Supervision by Gropius and Moholy-Nagy, printed by Hesse and Becker, typography Herbert Bayer. Kandinsky considered this book to be an organic continuation of his title "Über das Geistige in der Kunst" presenting a probe of his theoretic thinking and practical experience, based on material from the beginning of the war created during his three months stay in Goldach at the Bodensee, material that had been untouched for ten years. In the foreword Kandinsky points to the beginning of Art Science and its precise question that lead beyond the boundaries of painting and art in general. Illustrated with 102 figures, 25 tables and one four-color print at rear, Kleiner Traum in rot (Little Dream in Red). Text in German. Wraps somewhat browned with wear along edges and spine, small chips and creasing with joints of spine cracked but firmly holding. Some light water staining at lower right of cover and minor soiling on back cover. Back flap split a little more than half from bottom at folding crease. Wraps in overall good-, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Deutsche Freiheit. Monatsschrift für Arische Gottes- und Welterkenntnis. 4. Jahrgang, Heft 6, Juni 1926. Erstes Runen-Sonderheft.

      Vlg. Deutsche Freiheit, Dinkelsbühl e.a. 1926.. 4°, broschiert, 20 Seiten, 2 Werbungsblatt. mittige Falz, stockfleckig, kleine Randläsuren, sonst gut. Beiliegend ein 4seitiges aufklappbares Blatt "Aufruf der Edda-Gesellschaft" (enthält der Aufruf, "Stimmen zur Gründung der Edda-Gesellschaft" und Werbung für die "Deutsche Freiheit". Kurios: Die Preise für die Hefte der Freiheit sind von Hand modifiziert: Anstatt jährlich 6.- kostete das Abonnement nun 8.- Mark; lichtrandig, Randläsuren, Faltfalzen).

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        Le bois du templier pendu EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Les éditions de France, 1926. Fine. Les éditions de France, Paris 1926, 13,5x21cm, broché. - First edition, one of the numbered on over 290 pure, ours one of 20 hors commerce and specially printed for Alin Laubreaux. Beautiful handwritten dedication signed almost full page, the author Alin Laubreaux "... you born this book, you helped to live, you almost as much as his father belongs But. his father loves you like a son and that's my little Alin tenderly with a grumpy you greenhouse on his heart ... "Light bites are not serious on the last guard and some witnesses, nice copy with all margins. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 290 ex numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre un des 20 hors commerce et spécialement imprimé pour Alin Laubreaux. Très bel envoi autographe signé, quasi pleine page, de l'auteur à Alin Laubreaux : "...vous avez vu naître ce livre, vous l'avez aidé à vivre, il vous appartient presqu'autant qu'à son père. Mais son père vous aime comme un fils et c'est tendrement mon petit Alin qu'avec un air bougon il vous serre sur son coeur..." Légères piqûres sans gravité sur la dernière garde et sur certains témoins, bel exemplaire à toutes marges.

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        1905-1906 [Albom revolutiionnoj Satiri 1905-1906]

      Gosudarstvennoe Publishing (State Publishing), Moscow 1926 - Folio. 127 (2)pp. Original illustrated tan wraps with black, red and tan lettering on cover and spine. Publisher's device on half-title. Extraordinary collection of caricatures depicting the events of the Revolution of 1905 with widespread workers strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. As a result of the revolution a legislative assembly of the late Russian Empire, the State Duma or Imperial Duma was established to address a number of national problems: the agrarian land reform, the Russification of the multiethnic population, including the Jewish problem, the labor and educational problems. The arresting, explicit illustrations in this publication are rendered by S. Chechotin, N. Pirogov, V. Serov (premier portrait artist of his era), Y. Y. Lansere (associated with Mir iskusstva, the Russian avant-garde magazine), M. Dobuzhinski (Russian-Lithuanian artist noted for his city scapes and their early 20th Century decay), B. Kustodiev (painter and stage designer, associated with Mir iskusstva), Grzhebina, and A. J. Bajan, and are reproduced in mostly full-page color and b/w lithographs. All illustrations are presented with captions in Russian and blank versos. Text in Russian. Wraps with wear along edges, light soiling, small chips, tears and creasing, 2 inch closed tear at foredge underlaid with library tape on verso, and rubbed. Little more than half of spine missing, including some lettering. Table of content page at rear frayed and crease along edges, not affecting text. Finger prints at lower right corner from page turning. Wraps in overall fair to good minus, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      - Aquarell und Deckfarben, ein wenig Goldbronze, über Bleistift, mit roter Deckfarbe gerahmt, auf dünnem chamoisfarbenem Velin, unten signiert und datiert „Marianne Geyer 1926" und mit Maßangaben für das Webstück versehen. 16,1:9,4 cm. In den Rändern ungleich beschnitten, in der Ecke rechts unten kleiner Einriß, Ecke links unten Knickfalte. Über Marianne Geyer ist kaum etwas bekannt. 1924 heiratete sie den Stuttgarter Maler, Architekten, Bildhauer, Graphiker und Designer B. Pankok (1872-1943), der seit 1913 Direktor der Kunstgewerbeschule war. Es mag sein, daß sie diese Kunstgewerbeschule besuchte und dort ihren zukünftigen Ehemann kennenlernte. Es ist auch zu vermuten, daß sie wenige Jahre nach ihrer Verheiratung ihre künstlerische Tätigkeit beendete.

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        Roosevelt In The Bunk House. Visits Of The Great Rough Rider To Wyoming In 1903 And 1910

      Np: Privately Printed, 1926. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. Octavo; pp; (ii), 38; frontispiece, plus nine black and white photographs; original printed tan paper wrappers; some toning. Deming was a pioneer newspaperman, lawyer and businessman. This is an accumulation of speeches and reminiscenses from TR's visits to Wyoming. Herd 674. Remarkably scarce in the first edition, seldom seen.

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        London and Its Criminals

      London: Williams & Norgate, Ltd.,, 1926. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Contemporary pencilled gift inscription to front pastedown. Lightly rubbed at extremities, spine slightly rolled, spotting to edges of text block, endpapers and title pages, and occasionally to contents. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a closed tear to the upper panel and two chips from the spine panel. First edition, first impression. An early work by the con man turned author, publisher, and plagiarist. Netley Lucas was born in 1903 and orphaned shortly thereafter. At the age of 14 he was expelled from school for forgery and became a full-time criminal, repeatedly conning luxury hotels and young women looking for employment. In 1924, after numerous stints in prison, he began his writing career with articles in Detective Magazine (likely ghosted), and soon graduated to full-length books ?- his own autobiography in 1924 and other volumes on London's criminal underworld. Later, after time spent as a minor celebrity in America, he began publishing "authentic" biographies under pseudonyms, plagiarising legitimate authors and forging documentation to make his books appear authorised. He even set up his own publishing company in Golden Square, and though the firm released a number of titles it went bankrupt within a year. After his arrest for plagiarism, Lucas made further attempts at literary work, but was by then so notorious that he had difficulty approaching publishers. He died in Surrey in 1940, at only 37 years of age. Copies of London and Its Criminals in the attractively designed dust jacket are particularly uncommon.

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        Winnie the Pooh

      Methuen 1926 - Methuen, 1926. First British edition, first printing. Beautifully bound in three quarter morocco leather by the esteemed Sangorski & Sutcliffe bindery, with raised bands and Winnie the Pooh characters in vignette stamped in gilt in spine compartments, with Christopher Robin on the front. Very Good. Light rubbing at extremities, with light restoration to the leather evident. Several edge tears to page edges, occasionally with associated creasing. Small previous owner label to front paste down. A lovely copy of this enduring classic, in wonderful Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Gloire de Râma 1926-1927 EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      S.l.: S.n., 1926. Fine. S.n., S.l. 1926-1927, 176pp. in-folio, en feuillets. - Complete and original autograph manuscript signed 176 folio pages written in black ink on the front. Jacketed autographs a little torn, the second dated Paris - October 9, 1926 and Paris - November 8, 1927 Many autograph corrections of the author and title crossed out (initially History of Rama). Romance novel based on the Ramayana epic poem ancient Sanskrit. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe complet et inédit signé de 176 pages in-folio rédigées à l'encre noire sur le recto. Double chemise autographes un peu déchirées, la seconde datée Paris - 9 octobre 1926 et Paris - 8 novembre 1927. Nombreuses corrections autographes de l'auteur et titre biffé (initialement, l'Histoire de Râma). Roman inédit d'après le Ramayana, poème épique sanscrit ancien.

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        Falbalas & Fanfreluches. Alamanch pour 1922-26

      Paris: Jules Meynial, 1926. All five sections remain fine and fresh, lovingly preserved in a felt-lined black cloth folding case.. Five annual issues, each in original folding pochoir decorated wrappers (each issue comprising twelve letterpress pages with a separate decorated title-page and twelve pochoir plates measuring 246 x 155 mm.). One of the most elusive and desirable Art-Deco rarities, published by a celebrated Parisian designer.After working upon the design and illustration of other celebrated works, Falbalas and Franfreluches (Frippery and Finery, fashion diaries: past present and future) was George Barbier's own publication project wherein he retained creative control over the entire design and print production process. The result is a magnificent testament to pochoir printing, and Art-Deco design, at its very finest. Barbier spared no effort in printing this eternally endearing dilettante foible, using the finest pigments and up to thirty stencils per print to create deep, sensuous and lustrous images befitting the piquant romantic themes of the series. The plates reflect romance amidst exotic lands and ages past, including a native American idyll on the Missouri, a languid mistress cocooned in a hammock in the tropical Antilles, high baroque debauchery and of course a myriad of depictions of lovers in fashionable Paris of high nineteen-twenties.Each annual includes twelve pages of delicious romantic prose by Barbier's associates in the fashionable Parisian scene, including the novelist Colette and the comic actress Cecile Sorel. Falbalas and Franfreluches represents a literary and artistic printmaking collaboration of unusual finesse, elegance and sophistication. This is a complete set of five annual issues with a total of 60 stunning pochoir plates (in addition to the decorated title-pages specially prepared for each year).

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        Autograph musical manuscripts of two songs, both signed "RL"

      - Possibly unpublished, although both songs may have been included in one of the song collections listed in Grove (96 songs in 8 volumes, 1926 or 7 mélodies, 1927. Not in Grove, Worldcat, MGG I, Pazdírek, or the Bibliothèque Nationale online.A French composer admired by Ravel, Laparra "studied with Gédalge, Fauré, Lavignac and Diémer although his music, with its constant reference to Spanish dance, must surely owe a lot to Albéniz. He was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1903 for his cantata Alyssa. His early career was mostly devoted to opera. He also made a substantial contribution to the mélodie, composing songs throughout his life." Richard Langham Smith in Grove Music Online. Les heures claires. O la Splendeur de notre joie! Poésie d' Emile Verhaeren4 pp. on 4 leaves. Small folio (ca. 280 x 221 mm). Unbound. Dated Le Tréport, August 6, 1924. Notated in black ink on lightweight paper with 16 printed staves per page. Scored for mezzo-soprano and piano.Page 4 with autograph monogram and date to lower edge; overpaste (ca. 81 x 221 mm.) with 2 additonal/alternative measures of music, fourth measure extended into right margin by the composer. Several minor erasures throughout. Slightly soiled, creased and torn.Spleen. Poésie de Ch. Baudelaire4 pp. on 4 leaves. Small folio (ca. 280 x 221 mm). Unbound. Dated Ménil Val, September 2, 1924. Notated in black ink over traces of pencil. On lightweight paper with 16 printed staves per page. Scored for mezzo-soprano and piano. Autograph monogram and date to lower edge of p. 4; small erasure to p. 3; manuscript identification "La Parra" at head of first page. Several corners lightly creased and/or turned.

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