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        Bleter fun Mayn Leben. Vol 1: in der alter heym [Inscribed copy]

      Nyu York [New York]: "Forverts" Asosieyshon, 1926. First Edition. Leather_bound. Uncommon signed copy of Cahan's monumental autobiography, this initial volume chronicling his childhood and young adulthood in Lithuania up to his arrival in New York in 1882. Cahan (1860-1951) was unquestionably the most influential Jewish-American intellectual of his time, reaching, through his editorship of The Jewish Daily Forward, a daily audience of millions of Yiddish-speaking readers and establishing that paper's reputation as one of the leading voices of socialism in the United States. Octavo (22cm). Gilt-decorated russia over boards; 515pp; 16 inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Generically inscribed ("With Compliments") by Cahan on front endpaper. Bit of erosion to spine ends and board exteremities; still a tight, VG or better copy. First volume of Cahan's autobiography, which appeared in five volumes between 1926 and 1931.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Student Helen Monigles design portfolio/journal, with 84 designs representing typography, graphic design and illustrative work.

      Worcester, 1926. Paper. Very good +. Of her school years 7 and 8, quite surprising when work is viewed. New Woodland School: Worcester, c 1926-7Portfolio consisting of loose design assignments, many graded B/B-/C, within tri-fold portfolio. 28 - small designs ranging 2x2 to 3x2, full color motif in the style of William Morris15 - 5x8 designs with lettering, full color. 3 - 5 x 8 designs, lettering only4 - smaller 4 x 6 designs, black ink only17 - 5 x 8 studies, color illustrations17 - 5 x 8 studies, pencil illustration

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        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

      London: W. Collins and Sons, 1926. First Edition. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.312. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth, red lettered title and border, with titles in red to spine.Contents very clean, endpapers a little toned, trivial wear to the tips of the binding. A lovely fine copy of this landmark mystery. Widely regarded as one of the most influential crime novels ever written, and often considered Christie's masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        The Heart of a Goof

      Herbert Jenkins 1926 - A fine copy of the first in near fine second issue wrapper 1927 with small nibbling repairs to top and bottom of spine. This title doesn't turn up very often and Ive never handled the first wrapper which I would value at around US$30,000.Iknow of some large collections that don't have a copy and yet earlier titles turn up fairly regularly.This may be as close as most of us will get to the real thing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Der ewige Jude. 265 Bilddokumente, gesammelt von Dr.Hans Diebow

      Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (gelber Steifumschlag / Kartoneinband im Format 17,8 x 24,8 cm) mit farbig bebildertem Deckeltitel und Rückendeckel. 128 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen (z.B.: "Das koschere = richtige Schächten: der Schächtschnitt öffnet die Halsschlagader bei vollem Bewusstsein des Tieres. Wenn die Blutung stockt, erweiterte der jüdische Schächter die Todeswunde mit neuen Schnitten. Der Tod des grauenhaft leidenden Tieres tritt erst nach geraumer Zeit ein"), Schrift: Fraktur, Einbanddeckel innen mit Verlagsanzeigen "Weitere Werke zur Judenfrage." - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort - Woher kommt die Judennase? - Betrüger aus dem Osten - Aus der Wüste kamen sie, in Wüste verwandeln sie alles - Das Ghetto ist ihre Fluchtburg - Ostjüdische Wohnviertel entstanden in Europas Hauptstädten - Grenadierstraße - Bilder aus dem Warschauer Getto - Schabbes-Abend im New Yorker Judenviertel - Südafrika gehört ihnen - Die Schächter kommen - Das Wesen der jüdischen Mimikry - Haus Rothschild - geadelt! - Emigranten vor 100 Jahren - Henriette Herz, der Morgenstern des liberalistischen Jahrhunderts - Alfred Flechtheim - Neandertaler-Kunst - Max Liebermann -Auch hier wieder: primitiv aus Unfähigkeit - Lesser Ury - Die ungarische Jüdin Gitta Alpar - Juden schufen die Amüsierbühne - Der Sklavenmarkt des Revuedirektors - Jüdischer Revue-Direktor bei der Musterung - Valeska Gert: Negertanz - Schamloses Maklertum mit Menschen - Neger auf der deutschen Bühne? - Charlie Chaplin und Jackie Coogan - Professor Max Reinhard (eigentlich Moses Goldmann) - Der Pianist Arthur Rubinstein - Bruno Walter (eigentlich Schlesinger), Generalmusikdirektor, und das fette Wunderkind Yehudi Menuhin - Das große jüdische Hassen - Hier wird gegen Hitler-Deutschland gehetzt! - Man verhaftet 10 Kommunisten und findet - 9 Jüdinnen unter ihnen! Träger der marxistischen Pest sind fast ausnahmslos Juden und Judenweiber - Rabbinersohn David Frankfurter, der Meuchelmörder des Schweizer Landesgruppenleiters der NSDAP, Wilhelm Gustloff, in Davos - Jüdische Gesichter - Schalom Schwarzbart ermordete 1926 in Paris den Hetman der Ukraine, Petljura. Das Gericht sprach den jüdischen Mörder frei - Das Gesicht des Mädchenhändlers - Professor Magnus Hirschfeld, Sexualforschung und Begründer eines eigenen "Instituts für Sexualwissenschaft", Beschützer und Förderer krankhafter Geschlechtsverirrungen, auch äußerlich betrachtet wohl das widerlichste aller jüdischen Scheusale - Der Jude in seinem Element: unter Schwarzen im Pariser Nachtlokal - Mörder unserer Ungeborenen. Schwächung des Wirtsvolks um jeden Preis, darum also Kampf gegen die Ungeborenen: Frau Dr.Kienle-Jakubowitz und Dr.Friedrich Wolf, zwei schändliche jüdische Verbrecher am deutschen Volkskörper - Jüdische Politiker (Henry Morgenthau, Dr.Bernburg, Dreyfus, Ferdinand Lasalle, Karl Marx, Dr. Rosa Luxemburg, Paul Singer, Isidor (eigentlich Dr. Bernhard Weiß), Parvus-Helphand, Eduard Bernstein, Dr.Hugo Preuß, Otto Landsberg, Paul Hirsch, Walther Rathenau, Rudolf Hilferding, Kurt Eisner, Erich Mühsam, Karl Radek-Sobelsohn, Leo Trotzki-Bronstein, Herschel Jagoda (=Juda), usw.) - Stalins Hofdichter: ein Jude - Die Bluthunde von Ungarn (Bela Kun), usw. - Seinerzeit gedruckt als Begleitbroschüre für die am 8.11.1937 in München eröffnete Ausstellung "Der ewige Jude" und Grundlage für den gleichnamigen Propagandafilm (1941). - Bücher oder Quellenmaterialien aus der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus werden von uns nur zu Zwecken der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungsfeindlicher Bestrebungen, der wissenschaftlichen / kunst- bzw. militärgeschichtlichen / uniformkundlichen Forschung udgl. geliefert. - Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung (Einband etwas fleckig, sonst sehr gut). - NS-Schrifttum, Antisemitismus, Rassenantisemitismus, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Juden in der Systemzeit / Weimarer Republik, kriminelle Juden in Deutschland und Europa, illustrierte Bücher Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Today is Friday.

      New Jersey: The As Stable Publications,, 1926. Octavo, pp. 7. Single quire wire stitched and sewn into heavier cream wrappers, printed in black with a design by Jean Cocteau. With the original printed envelope. Housed in a brown cloth slipcase. Slightly split down spine, single staple, lightly toned. An excellent copy with the envelope, split to open. First and sole edition, first printing. 266 of 300 numbered copies. A short dramatic work collected later in Men Without Women (1927).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le crépuscule des nymphes. Dix lithographies de R.Th. Bosshard. Suite sur Japon *

      Briant-Robert, Paris 1926. - Sous portefeuille demi toile bordeaux 34 x 27, titre imprimé au premier plat. Lacets manquent. 10 lithographies originales en sanguine (et non en bistre comme annoncé) de R.Th. Bosshard. À côté du premier livre véritablement illustré par le peintre (nus et portraits féminins), cette suite rarissime tirée en parallèle à 35 exemplaires (20 Japon et 15 Chine) après un portefeuille d'estampes publié par Biedermann en 1917 à Lausanne. Joint un dessin original au fusain ou crayon gras (j'opte pour fusain gras pour un mi-chemin avec une chance sur deux de ne pas me tromper) sur calque 30 x 20 avec tampon d'atelier, dans la ligne graphique de l'époque, nu féminin typique de la manière de l'artiste avec de grands aplats, qui pourrait être un projet d'illustration destiné à cet ouvrage, avant d'inspirer un motif du tableau "Nu assis à la pantoufle rouge" [Sans date, collection BCV]. Aucun autre exemplaire connu, ni privé ni institutionnel, de ce portefeuille.

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        Roméo et Juliette. Prétexte à une mise en scène par Jean Cocteau, d'après le drame de William Shakespeare. Décors et costumes de Jean Hugo.

      Au Sans Pareil, Paris 1926 - Grand in-4, 101 pp. couverture conservée, reliure en plein maroquin noir, plats et contreplats ornés d'un papier d'artiste. Edition tirée à 432 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci un des 350 sur vélin Montgolfier, par Coulouma, troisième papier. Les gravures ont été coloriées à la main sous la surveillance de Jean Hugo. Superbe exemplaire. Langue : Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Antoine]
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        La vie et les aventures étranges et surprenantes de Robinson Crusoé de York, marin. Bois dessinés, gravés et mis en couleurs par Pierre Falké. Préface par Pierre Mac Orlan.

      Paris, Henri Jonquières et Cie, 1926, brochés, couv. illustrée en couleurs, sous étui. - 3 volumes in-4 de 1 frontispice en couleurs-(4)-IX-(1)-290 pp. ; 1 frontispice en couleurs-(4)-322 pp. et 1 frontispice en couleurs-(4)-289-(6) pp. ; Edition "donnée dans la traduction de Pétrus Borel".Tiré à 151 exemplaires. Un des 150 ex. sur papier vergé de Tallende. Un seul exemplaire fut imprimé sur Japon.Illustré de 300 bois originaux en couleurs gravés par Pierre Falké.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE PHILIPPE SERIGNAN]
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        Operette satiriche (Belfagor - L'Asino d'Oro - I Capitoli)

      Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, già Fratelli Pomba Librai - Torino, TORINO 1926 - Collezione dei Classici Italiani con note ITALIANO Volume degli anni '20 in buono stato, coperta in tessuto con cornice incisa a secco su piatti, bel fregio in bassorilievo e caratteri dorati su piatto anteriore e dorso, cima e piede poco usurati, macchia ed abrasione su piatto inferiore, taglio di testa di colore rosso, bruniti ed irregolari gli altri, margini delle pagine lievemente bruniti, pagina 103-104 con strappetto sul margine concavo. Con II tavole, su carta patinata, con illustrazioni in b. e n. Eleganti testatine e finalini in nero. XXXVI volume della Collezione di Classici Italiani con note, fondata da Pietro Tommasini-Mattiucci, diretta da Gustavo Balsamo-Crivelli.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Procreant Hymn.,

      (Waltham St. Lawrence): Golden Cockerel Press, 1926. - 6 x 9 3/8. 20 pages plus 5 copper engravings by Eric Gill. Contemporary green morocco, blind-ruled border with berry clusters at the four corners and a large blindstamped "J" on upper cover. Spine partially faded to brown, lower board edges rubbed, leather turn-ins have browned the pastedown edges; contents fine. WITH 4 ALTERNATIVE, UNUSED, SIGNED ENGRAVINGS for the book--all erotic. A printed note accompanies these engravings: "Subscribers may be interested to know that THREE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS have been engraved for this book and may be obtained separately from the artist: Mr. ERIC GILL They are limited to 25 sets, signed by the artist." All 4 engravings are erotic versions of the more sedate engravings in the book. Each is numbered 4/25. Physick 364, 365, 366, 367. Remnants of original dust wrapper are present. The book is copy no. 71 of 200 copies, printed on handmade paper. It is the first book illustrated by Gill for the Golden Cockerel Press. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Veatchs Arts of the Book, ABAA]
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        Apollonio di Tiana Il filosofo riformatore

      FRATELLI BOCCA EDITORI, 1926. ITALIANO 0,29 Numero 320 della "Piccola Biblioteca di Scienze Moderne". Traduzione dell'Avv. G. B. Penne. Coperta morbida figurata ingiallita con fioritura così come tagli e pagine. Dorso con strappi e mancanze, piatto anteriore distaccato così come la prima parte delle pagine del volume; ma testo comunque completo e leggibile. Sottolineature a matita. USATO

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        Dymer

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Publisher's blue patterned cloth with black stamping to front board and spine, gilt titles to spine. Very Good+ with toning to spine cloth. Pages toned. Foxing to edge of page block, prelims and terminals. C. S. Lewis' second published work, a narrative poem which he began working on at the age of 17. Published under the pseudonym Clive Hamilton, which combined the author's first name followed by his mother's maiden name

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        Apollonio di Tiana Il filosofo riformatore

      FRATELLI BOCCA EDITORI, TORINO 1926 - Piccola Biblioteca di Scienze Moderne ITALIANO Numero 320 della "Piccola Biblioteca di Scienze Moderne". Traduzione dell’Avv. G. B. Penne. Coperta morbida figurata ingiallita con fioritura così come tagli e pagine. Dorso con strappi e mancanze, piatto anteriore distaccato così come la prima parte delle pagine del volume; ma testo comunque completo e leggibile. Sottolineature a matita.

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        Noa Noa. Voyage de Tahiti

      [Munich]: [R. Piper & Co], [1926]. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 12.5 x 9.5 in. 204 pages. With collotypye reproductions of Gauguin's watercolors, drawings, photographs, and woodcuts. In 1895, on his second trip to Tahiti, Gauguin took the manuscript for Noa Noa, written following his first trip, two years before. While on the island, he made woodblock prints, sketches, drawings, and small paintings, and pasted them into the text. This is a facsimile of that journal, carefully reproducing the Noa Noa manuscript, now in the Louvre, to match Gauguin's original. Widely considered a landmark artist's book, it was included in the Artist and the Book, 1860-1960 exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Victoria and Albert show, From Manet to Hockney: Modern Artists' Illustrated Books, and in Jaroslav Andel's The Avant-Garde Book, 1900-1945. Riva Castleman, in A Century of Artists Books, called this 'a remarkable event in book publishing.' Limited to 400 copies, this is one of 320 bound in raffia, a coarse material made from palm trees. First edition. A near fine copy, with some cracking to the fragile binding at the spine, in a fine dust jacket that has been professionally lined with Japanese paper. The limitation bookplate (located on the inside front cover) has been covered by a previous owner's bookplate. In a very good example of the original slipcase, and rare thus. A spectacular looking copy of a great book.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Winnie-The-Pooh.

      London: Methuen and Co., 1926. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xi; [5];158; [2]. Profusely illustrated by Ernest Shepard. Publisher's green cloth, blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers, illustrated dust-wrapper. A lovely fine copy of the book in a bright clean jacket with a few very short tears and some light wear to spine ends. A pleasing copy of this first collection of Pooh stories. From the private collection of Cambridge bookseller Edward Beldam Diver, with his bookplate to pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Bara - Die Tänzerin Charlotte Bara.

      Ca. 1926-28. - Vier Silbergelatineabzüge auf Barrytpapier, getont. Je. 22,8:16,7 cm, 22,5:16,3 cm, 23:17,3 cm. Alle rückseitig mit Stempel Atelier Riess, Berlin. Genaue Zustandsbeschreibung auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: M + R Fricke]
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        Photograph Album - 1920s China with images of Hong Kong and Yokohama

      [1926].. A very interesting album with 63 snapshots measuring 8 x 10cm carefully arranged 4 to a page, 17 unused pages at the rear. Most photographs have been captioned in ink. Three snapshots have been removed. It appears the first leaf or leaves of the album has been removed as the first photograph in the album is numbered 5. Some photographs are quite faded, on others some silvering is showing but in most cases the images are still quite dark and strong. Album measures 25 x 30cm. Upper card cover of album missing. This interesting mostly showing images of mainland China album offers a great deal of human and political interest. It appears that the photographs were taken by an engaged visitor concerned about workers conditions and the political situation in the country at the time. The album begins with five photographs relating to the KMT including one taken at their Military School for Non-Commissioned Officers captioned: "The soldiers carry on their arms a band inscribed - We do not rob or loot the people"". Other photographs include images of Peking, Hankow, Yangtze river, two photos of the infamous "No Dogs or Chinese" notice in Shanghai, Canton images include two taken at the Whampoa Military Academy showing a parade for Colonel Malone one of which is captioned "Chiang Kai Shek on the platform" and 10 photos taken at Hong Kong. The final three photographs the view from a ship in Yokohama as she leaves the wharf and the streamers break. The particular attraction of this album is that unlike most albums compiled by Western visitors of the day this shows the situation in China at the time rather than sites of interest to the visitor. The many interesting captions add a great deal to the interest of the album. The album starts with an image of a KMT military school based in Kalgan 张家口 [Zhangjiakou], a prefecture-level city in northwestern Hebei province. The images include the living conditions of workers for example the photograph of an engine driver on the Hu-Ning (Shanghai-Nanking) railway captioned with comments about his wages ($2.50) and comparing them to that of a fireman ($1) and a cleaner (30 cents). Another important image is the photograph that provided the date for the album. It shows a Peking street scene captioned "Chang Tso-lins broken words. Chang promised his troops would not enter Peking - within 24 hours they were streaming in - here is the transport. All shops are shut for fear of looting". The powerful Manchurian warlord Chang Tso-lin (Wade Giles), Zhang Zuolin (Pinyin), 张作霖, took control of Peking in April 1926. From the collection of Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong artist, historian and collector. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        Trois filles de leur mère *

      Aux dépens d'amateur et pour ses amis, sans lieu [1926]. - Reliure plein parchemin 29 x 20, premier plat illustré d'une composition anonyme couleur peinte à la main, gardes de papier fantaisie, couverture et dos conservés. Bords et mors fatigués avec débuts de fissure. 20 planches libres de Berthommé Saint-André. Agréable volume enluminé de la rare originale, comme cela arrive parfois de la suite précitée voir de celle de Vertès qui comporte 17 planches. mais beaucoup plus exceptionnellement sous une reliure peinte ! Édition originale tirée à très petit nombre et non mise dans le commerce, imprimée sur Arches au filigrane inversé du nom de l'auteur.

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        Der Morbus Gaucher und die ihm ählichen Erkrankungen. Offprint. Pres. copy

      Berlin: Springer, 1926. Pick, Ludwig (1868-1935). Der Morbus Gaucher und die ihm ähnlichen Erkrankungen. Offprint from Ergebnisse der inneren Medizin und Kinderheilkunde 29 (1926). 519-627pp. Text illustrations. 247 x 166 mm. Original buff printed wrappers, spine chipped, light soiling. Upper corners a bit creased but very good. Presentation Copy, with Pick's signed inscription [2 words, illegible] on front wrapper, along with his ink-stamp. Pencil signature of Bernard Sachs (1858-1944), one of the describers of Tay-Sachs disease, on front wrapper. The Haskell F. Norman copy. First Edition, Offprint Issue. "Niemann-Pick disease," a group of inherited, severe metabolic disorders, was first noted by Albert Niemann in 1914, but Pick's 1926 account is fuller and of greater importance. The disease, which primarily affects Jewish infants, has some similarities to Tay-Sachs disease; the provenance of this copy is therefore of some interest. Garrison-Morton.com 3785. Norman 1697 (this copy).

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        Ulysses

      Shakespeare and Company 1926 - Eighth printing; hardcover, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches, 735 pages, small printed map of James Joyce's grave location laid in; three-quarter bound in blue marbled paper boards backed and tipped in brown Morocco, banded spine with title blocked in gilt, boards rubbed and scuffed at extremities, bits of leather scuffed away at corners, spine sun faded, decorative end papers, pages toned with age, binding sound. Small, folded mimeographed flyer laid in with the title: Wegweiser zum Grab des Schriftstellers James Joyce im Friedhof Zurich-Fluntern (Signpost to the tomb of the writer James Joyce in the cemetery Zurich-Fluntern). Inside is a brief biography of Joyce, and his wife, Nora-Joyce Barnacle, along with a map showing directions to their graves. The flyer is dated 21.12.62. The paper is toned and creased with some brown spots. Capturing a single day in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom, his friends Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus, his wife Molly, and a cast of supporting characters, the author pushes Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. A modernist novel of supreme stylistic innovation, James Joyce's Ulysses is the towering achievement of twentieth century literature. For Joyce, literature 'is the eternal affirmation of the spirit of man'. Written between 1914 and 1921, Ulysses has survived bowdlerization, legal action and bitter controversy. -- Shakespeare and Company [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tempest.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, [1926]. Tall quarto. Original quarter japon, titles to spine gilt, white boards, title and mermaid design to front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 2 tipped-in colour frontispieces, 19 similar plates, and black and white illustrations in text. Spine slightly marked, a little scattered foxing to boards and endpapers, otherwise internally fresh. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 127 of 520 copies signed by the illustrator, of which numbers 1 to 260 were for sale in the UK, and numbers 261 to 520 for sale in the US.

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        Le crépuscule des Nymphes.

      - Paris. Editions Briant-Robert. 1926. 1 volume in-4, broché, étui. Illustré de 10 lithographies hors texte à pleine page de BOSSHARD. 1 des 259 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches. Peintre suisse, Rodolphe Théophile Bosshard, était avant tout un Vaudois, "homme du lac, cet océan de poche". Il exposa au salon d'Automne de 1921 à 1923, au Salon des Tuileries de 1923 à 1931 et au Salon des Artistes indépendants en 1926. "Bosshard a le plus souvent peint des nus". Monod, 7399. Benezit II, 599. 6094 rue1 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Poems in English with Illustrations by William Blake. Miscellaneous Poems, Paradise Regain'd & Samson Agonistes; [together with] Paradise Lost.

      London: The Nonesuch Press,, 1926. 2 volumes bound as one, octavo. Publisher's deluxe full vellum, gilt titles to spine, edges uncut, pages largely unopened. Illustrated plates after William Blake. Covers slightly bowed, a little finger-marking to covers, small bump to spine. An excellent copy. First Nonesuch Press edition, number 81 of 90 deluxe issue copies on Oxford India Paper bound in one volume in full vellum. There were also 1,450 copies on Van Gelder rag paper, in two volumes in half vellum. An excellent edition, attractively printed, and comprehensively illustrated with black and white reproductions of William Blake's remarkable visual interpretations of Milton's poetical works. Though individual suites of Blake's illustrations had been published previously with individual poems by Milton, the Nonesuch edition is the first to publish such a comprehensive pairing of text and image.

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        Death Valley.

      1926.(). Watercolor painting. Signed, titled and dated lower right. Piece missing from lower right corner, including part of the date. Short tears on left and right sides. 20 x 30 inches.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Winnie-The-Pooh

      London: Methuen and Co., 1926.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xi; [5];158; [2]. Profusely illustrated by Ernest Shepard. Publisher's green cloth, blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers, illustrated dust-wrapper. A lovely fine copy of the book in a bright clean jacket with a few very short tears and some light wear to spine ends. A pleasing copy of this first collection of Pooh stories. From the private collection of Cambridge bookseller Edward Beldam Diver, with his bookplate to pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Poems in English with Illustrations by William Blake. Miscellaneous Poems, Paradise Regain'd & Samson Agonistes; [together with] Paradise Lost.

      London: The Nonesuch Press, 1926 - 2 volumes bound as one, octavo. Publisher's deluxe full vellum, gilt titles to spine, edges uncut, pages largely unopened. Covers slightly bowed, a little finger-marking to covers, small bump to spine. An excellent copy. Illustrated plates after William Blake. First Nonesuch Press edition, number 81 of 90 deluxe issue copies on Oxford India Paper bound in one volume in full vellum. There were also 1,450 copies on Van Gelder rag paper, in two volumes in half vellum. An excellent edition, attractively printed, and comprehensively illustrated with black and white reproductions of William Blake's remarkable visual interpretations of Milton's poetical works. Though individual suites of Blake's illustrations had been published previously with individual poems by Milton, the Nonesuch edition is the first to publish such a comprehensive pairing of text and image. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Historian's History of the World

      London: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Co. Ltd, 1926.. 27 Parts bound in 15 volumes. Colour plates and illustrations within the text. In the publisher's DELUXE binding of quarter red morocco, gilt, over cloth sides, top edge gilt. A lightly used set with minor wear to the bindings. A most attractive library collection. The standard binding was green cloth with printed paper labels to the spine. This deluxe leather binding was a higher cost option when purchased.

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        GESTA NOBILIARIA DEL PIRINEO EN LA GUERRA. Con un frontispicio e ilustraciones de Manuel Redondo.

      Librería de Fernando Fe,, Madrid 1926 - 12.5x17. 52pp. 6hh. Dedicatoria autógrafa al actor Manuel San Germán, protagonista, ese mismo año de Mavaloca. Tirada de 510 ejemplares. Muy raro. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Profily/1: z praci mistru ceskoslovenske fotografie

      ÄUßERST SELTEN! VIEL GÜNSTIGER ALS BEI DEN ANDEREN VERKÄUFERN! Josef Sudek Profily/1: z praci mistru ceskoslovenske fotografie (Die Meisterwerke der tschechoslowakische Fotografie) Portfolio mit 18 Original-Fotografien im Umschlag (illustrierte zweiundhalbflügeligen Mappe aus Karton) 18 qualitätsvolle Silbergelatine (oder bromoil)-Abzüge in Mattglanz auf Barytpapier. Format jeweils 20,6 x 29,6 cm Rückseitig mit Bildnummer sowie eingedruckter Bezeichnung in Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Russisch, Tschechisch. Die Fotografien sind wie folgt bezeichnet: 1. Sonntag Nachmittag auf der Insel in Kolin 1926 2. Detail aus dem Veitsdom 1924-1928 3. Genrebildaufnahme mit Krug 1926 4. Aussicht vom Fenster meines Ateliers 5. Bei der Frau Bildhauerin 1953 6. Fenster meines Ateliers 1954 7. Knospe einer weissen Rose 1954 8. Ein Sträusschen Wiesenblumen 9. Gärtchen, welches ich betrachte 1955 10. Genrebildaufnahme mit dürren Blättern 1956 11. Genrebildaufnahme nach Caravaggio 1959 12. Im zauberhaften Gärtchen 1959 13. Aus dem Zyklus Gläserne Labyrinthe 1968 14. Aus dem Zyklus Gläserne Labyrinthe 15. Mittelgebirge 1955 16. Im zauberhaften Gärtchen 1955 17. Aus dem Zyklus Prager Gärtchen - Hradschin vom Lobkowitz Garten aus 1956 18. Landschaft bei M&#283lník an der Fähre 1964 Dazu eine grafisch illustrierte Titelseite Bei den Fotos Nr. 15, 16, 17 und 18 geht es um Panoramas Dazu: Textband mit 10 Schwarzweiß-Aufnahmen mit Text von Peter Tausk, 27 Seiten. Sprache: Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Russisch, Tschechisch Siehe Bilder: Bild 1: Portfolio-Umschlag vorne Bild 2: Portfolio-Umschlag hinten (hier kann man alle Fotos der Mappe sehen) Bild 3: Portfolio-Umschlag innen Bild 4: Textband vorne Bild 5: Textband hinten Bild 6: Eine grafisch illustrierte Titelseite Bild 7: Bildbeispilel vorne Bild 8: Bildbeispilel hinten Bild 9: Noch ein Bildbeispiel Bild 10: Alles zusammen Die Graustufen und Helligkeit können von der Realität abweichen Umschlag selbst hat sehr gelitten, dafür befinden sich Textband, Titelseite und die Bilder in einem sehr gutem Zustand! Josef Sudek Profily/1: z praci mistru ceskoslovenske fotografie (Masterworks of Czechoslovak Photography) Extremely rare! MUCH CHEAPER AS BY OTHER SELLERS! A folder with 18 original high quality mat glossy silver gelatin or bromoil photographs at the baryta paper inside of the portfolio. Produced by Panorama, Prague in 1980. The photographs are printed on high grade paper that measure approximately 20,6 x 29,6 cm. Each photograph is numbered with a printed caption on the verso in Czech, Russian, German, English and French 1. Sunday afternoon on the Kolin island 1926 2. Interior - Detail from St. Vitus' Cathedral 1924-1928 3. Still life with a pitcher 1926 4. Views from my studio-window 5. The garden of a lady sculptor 1953 6. Window of my studio 1954 7. White Rose Bud 1954 8. Bunch of Meadow Flowers 9. The garden I am watching 1955 10. Still life with dead leaves 1956 11. Still life after Caravaggio 1959 12. In the magic garden 1959 13. From the cycle "Glass Labyrinths" 1968 14. From the cycle "Glass Labyrinths" 15. Central Bohemian Highland 1955 16. In the magic garden 1955 17. From the cycle "Prague gardens" - The Castle from the Lobkowitz garden 1956 18. Landscape at Melnik at the ferry 1964 Additional graphically illustrated title plate. Prints Nr. 15, 16, 17 and 18 are panoramic photographs. Plus 27 page booklet with text and biographical notes by Peter Tausk (in Czech, Russian, German, English and French) and with 10 photos. See pictures: Image 1: Portfolio cover front Image 2: Portfolio cover back (here you can see all photos from portfolio) Image 3: Portfolio cover inside Image 4: Booklet front Image 5: Booklet back Image 6: Graphically illustrated title plate Image 7: Photo example front Image 8: Photo example back Image 9: One more photo example Image 10: All together The grayscale and brightness may differ from reality Envelope has suffered , but booklet, title plate and the photos have very good condition!

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        Colère suivi d'un Journal

      Le bon plaisir 1926 - - Le bon plaisir, La Haye 1926, 23x29,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires réservés à l'auteur et à l'éditeur numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête après 2 Japon réservés à l'auteur et à l'éditeur. Envoi autographe signé de l'éditeur, Jean Gondrexon, à Raymond Peiger en dessous de la justification du tirage. Ouvrage illustré de lettrines de S.H. de Roos et S.H. Wijnhoven qui ont également dessiné le titre et les sous-titres. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 10 copies reserved for the author and publisher numbered on Holland paper, head of Japan draw after 2 reserved for the author and publisher. Signed autograph of publisher, Jean Gondrexon, Raymond Peiger below the justification of the draw. Illustrated book of SH de Roos of initials SH and Wijnhoven who also designed the title and subtitle. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Graphic Processes (Intaglio, Relief, Planographic): Actual Prints with notes

      Boston: C. E. Goodsped & Co, 1926. Unbound. Good to Very Good. Complete. Separate explanatory text with 24 folders (all 13" x 18.5") each containing an explanation plus one or more mounted leaf, partial leaf, or print specimen. Enclosed loose in a red cloth-covered portfolio with string ties. The leaves and prints are in very nice shape; one may have been remounted, and one has some corner wear that was likely there when originally attached. The portfolio shows wear and color loss from moisture. Several folders have edge-wear; one is missing its lower front corner, and one has a touch of red staining. The processes represented include: woodcuts (a leaf from the Nuremburg Chronical), wood engraving, woodcuts in color, (Beswick, Nason, and Cole), chiaroscuro (Murray), Japanese prints, line cuts (Kimball), half-tones (Morse), four color, lithography (stone, zinc, color), photogelatin, aquatone, etching, dry-point (Chamberlain), soft-ground etching, aquatint, mixed methods, stipple engraving, crayon method, line engraving, steel engraving, mezzotint, photogravure, and rotogravure. This portfolio is mention in passing in Disbound and Dispersed, The Leaf Book Considered, 179. Wear to the portfolio and a few folders, so priced accordingly.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        The Tempest.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, [1926] - Tall quarto. Original quarter japon, titles to spine gilt, white boards, title and mermaid design to front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine slightly marked, a little scattered foxing to boards and endpapers, otherwise internally fresh. An excellent copy. With 2 tipped-in colour frontispieces, 19 similar plates, and black and white illustrations in text. Signed limited edition, number 127 of 520 copies signed by the illustrator, of which numbers 1 to 260 were for sale in the UK, and numbers 261 to 520 for sale in the US. Latimore & Haskell p. 61. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Oeuvres de François Villon. Le lais, Le testament et ses ballades.

      (Den Haag, Kunera Pers, 1926). Origineel soepel perkament met vergulde rugbelettering. In papieren foedraal (Binderij Phoenix). (4), 142 p. Met de hand gezet [uit de Disteltype] en gedrukt door J.F. van Royen in zwart, rood en blauw in een oplage van 110 exemplaren. Zeer mooi exemplaar.l Een van de mooiste Nederlandse bibliofiele drukwerken. Schuhmacher, De Kunera Pers, 2. Van Royen 1964, 15.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Today is Friday.

      New Jersey: The As Stable Publications, 1926 - Octavo, pp. 7. Single quire wire stitched and sewn into heavier cream wrappers, printed in black with a design by Jean Cocteau. With the original printed envelope. Housed in a brown cloth slipcase. Slightly split down spine, single staple, lightly toned. An excellent copy with the envelope, split to open. First and sole edition, first printing. 266 of 300 numbered copies. A short dramatic work collected later in Men Without Women (1927). Hanneman A5. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        THE CALLIGRAPHIC MODELS OF LUDOVICO DEGLI ARRIGHI SURNAMED VICENTINO. A complete facsimile.

      Officina Bodoni, 1926. In-8 gr., legatura edit. in mz. pergamena, pp. XVI,64. Facsimile della prima edizione de "La operina di Ludouico Vicentino, da imparare di scriuere littera Cancellarescha" (Roma MDXXII) e de "Il modo de temperare le Penne Con le uarie Sorti de littere, ordinato per Ludouico Vicentino, In Roma nel anno MDXXIII", con una introduzione di Stanley Morison. Sono i trattati di scrittura del "Vicentino", il grande maestro calligrafo del Rinascimento, per molti anni scrivano di brevi papali e poi stampatore. Cfr. Cat. Mardersteig,15: "Stampato con e per Frederick Warde (eccellente tipografo americano)". Edizione in tiratura di 300 esemplari su carta a tino Zanders. Molto ben conservato.

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        Winnie-The-Pooh.

      London: Methuen and Co., 1926. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.xi; [5];158; [2]. Publisher's green cloth, blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. Profusely illustrated. Small closed tear along the gutter of page 77, small dink to top of pages 136-140, both neatly repaired. Binding slightly shaken. Cloth shows very well with just a couple of small marks and some bubbling, corners and end-caps slightly bumped. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Geschichte vom braven Kasperl und dem schönen Annerl. Mit 12 Radierungen von Hans Meid.

      - Berlin, Eigenbrödler Verlag 1926. 62 S. Bibliophiler roter Ganzlederband mit reicher Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt nach eim Entwurf von Ernt Nicolas. 27,0 x 19,5 cm. Eins von 25 (gesamt 550) num. u. sign. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe. Alle Radierungen vom Künstler signiert. Sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Küpper]
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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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