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        Der Kommandant von Kalymnos. Ein Mysterium aus dem Rokoko der Levante. Autograph Letter, signed Manuskript gedruckt. [With:] "Der verirrte böse Hund" [Typescript]

      Venedig [i.e., Vienna: printed for the author by Paul Kaltschmidt], 1926. One of 100 copies, this being no. 79. With two illustrations after drawings by the author. 60 pp., [1] f. (imprint). 1 vols. 8vo. Original lavender cloth, front board titled in gilt. Near fine copy, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf "Herrn Otto S. Kraus gewidmet vom Verfasser. Fritz Herzmanovsky-Orlando. Meran Juni 1952". With 4-Page Typescript Story, 'Der verirrte böse Hund' Rare novella, issued in an edition of just one hundred copies by the Viennese-born author, dramatist, and artist Friedrich (Fritz) von Herzmanovsky-Orlando (1877-1954), long resident in the South Tirol region.With the four-page single-spaced typescript of his comic dramatic sketch entitled "Der verirrte böse Hund", with several manuscript corrections. The piece, written late in Herzmanovsky-Orlando's career, recalls an incident when the author encountered the intransigency of the royal Bavarian bureaucracy while attempting to report a runaway dog in Munich. The story is rich in southern German dialects and comic echoes of a vanished world. The story was published in Sämtliche Werke. Band V. Zwischen Prosa und Drama, edited by Susanna Kirschl-Goldberg (Vienna: Reklam, 1986); the editor notes that the transmission of this story is fragmentary. The Herzmanovsky-Orlando archives in Austria preserve another corrected typescript and its carbon, as well as a partial draft. The present typescript, erratically typed, largely follows the text in the Austrian archive. The 1958 catalogue of a Munich gallery exhibition of Herzmanovsky-Orlando's drawings is also loosely inserted.

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      1926 - ("Bill Fields"), in blue fountain pen ink on his engraved W.C. Fields personal letterhead, Edgewater View, Bayside, Long Island, June 15, 1926. 8 1/2" x 11"; 1 page; very good. To Jesse Lasky Famous Players-Lasky Corp. 485 Fifth Ave. New York City "My dear Mr. Lasky: I am greatly indebted to you for the fine photo of yourself which I received yesterday. Please accept my best thanks. Ever sincerely, Bill Fields." Note: W.C. Fields appeared in three Famous-Players Lasky Corporation films in 1926: "That Royle Girl"; "It’s The Old Army Game"; and "So’s Your Old Man." Fields (1880-1946), born January 29, 1880, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died December 25, 1946, Pasadena, California; American comedian and vaudevillian of stage and screen, known for his fondness for the bottle and his supposed hatred of women, children and small animals; film career 1915-1944: "Pool Sharks" 1915; "Janice Meredith" 1924; "It’s the Old Army Game" 1926; "Million Dollar Legs" 1932; "If I Had A Million" 1932; "The Pharmacist" 1933; "Alice in Wonderland" 1933; "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" 1934; "The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger" 1935; "You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man" 1939; "My Little Chickadee" 1940; "The Bank Dick" 1940; "Follow the Boys" 1944. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Blue Castle

      McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1926, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Canadian Edition, Later IssueGray cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in blue onto top board and spine, 8vo (7-3/8 x 5 inches), pp. [viii], 309, [310], all edges trimmed. Heavy yellow paper dust jacket with dark blue printing and illustration of a castle - as on top board, and subtitled "A Love Story of the North Woods" on the spine panel. Volume with foot of spine softened, small sticker ghost top ffep, ink inscription to front pastedown, else about fine. DJ with very tiny chips at flap folds and head of spine, small chips at foot of spine with rubbing and darkening and two closed tears (1-1/2" & 2") at foot of spine folds. "Copyright / CANADA, 1926 / BY McCLELLAND & STEWART, LIMITED / TORONTO." and "THE HUNTER-ROSE CO. LIMITED / TORONTO" on the copyright page, with no indication of additional printings (the second Canadian edition states "Second Printing, December, 1926"). Ads page [v], showing "BY THE SAME AUTHOR" titles up to only "EMILY CLIMBS" (pub. 1925), which immediately preceded "The Blue Castle". DJ back panel with ads for Montgomery's books up to "MAGIC FOR MARIGOLD" (pub. 1929), rear flap showing ads for "Books by MARIAN KEITH" and "Books by H.A. CODY" advertising titles published up until 1929 ("LISBETH OF THE DALE" and "UNDER SEALED ORDERS"). Thus, an early state of the Canadian edition text, bound in a later state casing (first edition binding lacked the castle illustration and was bound in grey cloth) with a later state dust jacket - assume 1929-33 (pastedown inscription dated 1933). Also of note is an early state binding spine treatment, with the volume's spine lacking the "A Love Story of the North Woods" statement (added to the spine of later McClelland & Stewart printings) which is however, printed onto the DJ spine. Published simultaneously with the Stokes U.S. edition in 1926, THE BLUE CASTLE is the only one of Montgomery's novels not set wholly or in part on Prince Edward Island and her only novel for adults. Ref. Russell, p. 44; Lechowick, 2009; Editions and Impressions catalogue, 2005; Zempel, 4th ed.; First Magazine, 2002.

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        Primitives: Poems and Woodcuts

      The Spiral Press, 1926-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Limited to 350 copies of which this is No. 322. Inscribed on FEP by author and artist Max Weber, dated New Years 1933 to Mr. and Mrs. Hammerslag. Bound in publishers gray cloth. Spine rebacked. Modernist style artwork on boards in black and white. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. First book by the Spiral Press. Artist & the Book 321; Johnson & Stein 52

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        The Adventures of Pinocchio

      New York: The Macmillan Company,, 1926. Illustrations in colors by Attilio Mussino. Translated From the Italian by Carol Della Chiesa. Quarto. Original navy cloth, titles to spine in red, front board with Pinocchio decoration in green, yellow, red, grey and black, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout in monochrome and colour. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Extremities a little rubbed, tiny chip to fore edge of front board. A bright copy in excellent condition in a slightly rubbed and toned jacket with a few minor marks, creases and tape repairs to verso of short tears. First Mussino-illustrated edition in English. Rare in the dust jacket.

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        Map of the State of New Hampshire

      Elizabeth Shurtleff & Helen F. McMillin.. Copyright 1926.. Color poster / pictorial map on sheet 34 x 23 1/2 inches, multiple folds as issued now mimimised by professional mounting on linen. Fold separations at upper centre and at right centre have been repaired with some unevenness of color where inpainted. Owing to the detail and bright coloration of the design this is not very noticeable. A very decorative pictorial map of New Hampshire by Elizabeth Shurtleff. The ornate scroll border at left and right is used to great effect in highlighting different seals associated with the state, its towns and colleges. The main body of the map is filled with little pictographs representing historical events and contemporary activities. The influence of MacDonald Gill's Wonderground map of London Town is apparent in the "speech bubbles" with short pithy sayings or quips emerging from the mouths of many of the characters. A beautifully designed map. .

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      1926 - Tapuscrit (Dactylographie) original de l'ouvrage sur Rachel publié par Louis Barthou chez Félix Alcan en 1926; Belle reliure plein maroquin bleu ciel, quatre nerfs, titre doré, seul le vernis supérieur des nerfs est frotté; emboitement en carton assez frotté; gardes marbrées; intérieur en très bon état, la page de titre avec une dédicace manuscrite de Louis Barthou à Louis Schneider, critique, écrivain et collectionneur, datée de février 1926; 148 feuillets dactylographiés d'un seul côté avec de nombreuses corrections de la main de Barthou et un certain nombre de paragraphes qui ont été supprimés dans le texte du livre; Le livre contient en outre le texte autographe d'une page d'une allocution radiodiffusée de Barthou au sujet de l'inauguration du monument Clémenceau à Paris ainsi que la feuille d'annonce de la vente de la bibliothèque de Louis Schneider en 1934 après son décès qui mentionne le manuscrit:" Avec de très nombreuses corrections de la main de Barthou"; [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        England V France 1926

      1926 - Official programme for the match played on February 11, 1926 at Twickenham. England won 11-0. 25.5 x 19cm. Folded sheet, on four sides. Lettering in red and blue ink. Central vertical fold mark, one small closed tear to top edge, generally a bit grubby.

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      Methuen & Co. Ltd 1926. 1926, 1st ed, VG. In contemporary green gilt tooled and illustrated cloth, corners brushed. Spine, titles in gilt, edges & head bumped. Internally, map endpapers, no inscriptions, half title present, [6], (ix-xi), [5], 158 pp, [2], numerous illustrations by Shepard including some full page, printed by Jarrold and Sons Ltd, Norwich. Small faint mark to corner upper board, faint fading edge of lower board, either, not detracting from a very good copy. (BMC 17, p. 593 (805))

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        Akter Germanskogo Kino

      1926. MAZING, B and N.P.AKIMOVA. Akter Germanskogo Kino. 50pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Original illustrated Wrappers. Leningrad : Academia, 1926.An early Russian work on German film with a dramatic contructivist cover. A fine copy of this fragile pamphlet. Very rare. OCLC lists only 2 copies, in the British Library and Berlin.

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      1926. first edition. The First Appearance of Winnie-The-PoohMILNE, A[lan] A[lexander]. Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: Methuen & Co., [1926].First edition. Small octavo (7 7/16 x 4 7/8 inches; 189 x 121 mm.). xi, [5], 158, [1], [1, printer?'s imprint] pp. Text illustrations. Original dark green cloth pictorially stamped in gilt within single gilt rule on front cover and ruled and lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Original pale yellow pictorial endpapers. Very slight browning from dust-jacket to endpapers. A near fine copy. In the original first issue golden yellow pictorial dust jacket printed in dark blue, minimal darkening to spine, otherwise fine.The first issue dust jacket has "117th Thousand" on the rear flap.A fine first edition of Milne's classic, featuring for the first time, Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl and of course Pooh and Christopher Robin. This little volume includes some of Milne's best known tales such as "Pooh and Piglet go hunting and nearly catch a Woozle", "Piglet meets a Heffalump", "Eeyore has a birthday and gets two presents" and "Kanga and Baby Roo come to the forest, and Piglet has a bath". This is the second, and most well-known of the four 'Pooh' books and was published two years after the very successful When We Were Very Young.Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear, is a fictional anthropomorphic teddy bear created by A. A. Milne. The first collection of stories about the character was the book Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), and this was followed by The House at Pooh Corner (1928). Milne also included a poem about the bear in the children's verse book When We Were Very Young (1924) and many more in Now We Are Six (1927). All four volumes were illustrated by E. H. Shepard.?"Milne, an assistant editor of Punch and a writer of novels, plays, and essays, achieved his lasting fame in writing for children. Creating scenes of solemn whimsy whose gentle humor appeals to young and old alike, Milne realized his nostalgia for the Arcadia of childhood through the imagined sayings and doings of his son?'s nursery toys. The enduring charm of Milne?'s stories comes from the childlike simplicity of events, characters, and conversations; by contrast, the only human character, the child Christopher Robin, is endowed with godlike stature and understanding. An indispensable part of the appeal are the illustrations by Ernest A. Shepard, whose understated wit successfully captures the spirit of this and other Christopher Robin books?" (Elizabeth Diefendorf, The New York Public Library?'s Books of the Century, p. 196).

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        An Album of 39 fine pen and ink drawings, most signed, which are illustrations to Faust and other tales

      n.p., n.d. [ca. 1926] - (FAUST) Album approx. 9-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches, with images of various sizes ranging from approx. 5-1/2 x 5 to 6-1/2 x 8 inches. . Drawings mounted on leaves of stiff board, numbered in two groups: 1 to 11 and 2 to 29. Scattered foxing. Three-quarters black morocco gilt, a.e.g. Light rubbing to extremities. Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926 - A Fine copy of Fitzgerald's third collection of short stories. Either second or third issue with battered type on pgs. 38, 90 and 248. Book square and sharp, with brilliant gilt on the spine panel. In a Very Good dust jacket with a large chip at the top of the spine (no titling affected), and the front spine fold cracked and repaired with reversible, archival tissue. Very little battering to the lips of the woman on the front panel. Fitzgerald's third collection of short stories, written during a time of great difficulty. Around the time of the publication of All the Sad Young Men, Fitzgerald had just experienced a number of personal failures - included illness and debt. Despite this, the collection would include some of his most notable shorter work. Among them are "Absolution," a story that was originally written as a kind of beginning to The Great Gatsby and "The Rich Boy" which noted Fitzgerald scholar Matthew Bruccoli describes as "Fitzgerald's most important novelette." "The publication of this volume of short stories might easily have been an anti-climax after the perfection and success of 'The Great Gatsby' last spring?but it has stories of fine insight and finished craft." (Contemporary New York Times Review). Fine in Very Good. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Album of 39 fine pen and ink drawings, most signed, which are illustrations to Faust and other tales

      1926. 1 vols. Album approx. 9-1/4 x 8-1/4 inches, with images of various sizes ranging from approx. 5-1/2 x 5 to 6-1/2 x 8 inches. Drawings mounted on leaves of stiff board, numbered in two groups: 1 to 11 and 2 to 29. Scattered foxing. Three-quarters black morocco gilt, a.e.g. Light rubbing to extremities. Very good.

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        Zentralblatt für Waggonbau-, Schiffbau-, Transportmittel-Industrie. Verbreitet in Mitteleuropa. 9. Jahrgang 1926, Heft 1-52 vollständig.

      Itrzehoe, Gröning, 1926.. Mit je Heft ca. 14 Seiten ( gesamt ca. 720 Seiten ) sowie weiteren n.n. Werbeseiten. Mit einigen Illustrationen im Text, die Werbeanzeigen teils reich illustriert. Privater Halbleinenband der Zeit in Ringbuchmanier, 4° (30,5 x 23 cm ). Einband stärker berieben und fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Papier zeitbedingt gebräunt, Vorsätze stockfleckig, einige Seiten etwas fleckig oder stockfleckig, insgesamt etwas unfrisch. Die Seiten jeweils am linken Außenrand gelocht ( ohne Text- oder Bildverlust ) ( Gewicht 2900 Gramm ) ( Die Zeitschrift erschien von 1918 - 1936 und ist im Handel so gut wie unauffindbar und ist auch in Bibliotheken selten ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        The Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges

      Edward Arnold & Co., London 1926 - Some spotting to page edges. Moderate dust stains to top page edges. 4" repaired tear to stub of folding map, not affecting printed area. No signatures or stamps. Hinges intact. Cloth covers clean and bright. No tears to cloth. No bumps to corners of boards. Cloth boards protected in loose mylar jacket. A nice copy. ; xv, [1], 328 pages + frontispiece + plates + folding colour map at rear. Charcoal grey cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and pale blue-grey lettering on front board. Dimensions: 8 7/8" by 5 3/4". ; 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Riddle Of The Tsangpo Gorges

      Edward Arnold, London 1926 - Scarce. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 21 illustrations, 324pp. Text block has been reset and hinge repaired, map repaired where one of the folds had been cut through cutting off a small slither. Repaired with hand made paper, however there is a small loss mostly to plain paper. Front cover has a slightly darker shadow where a label has been removed. Spine caps have been restored. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 726g. (YBP Ref: 3510/49 12e) P&P within the UK is included in the price given. Overseas shipments will be adjusted, either up or down, to include P&P at cost where your order is more or less than the 1kg ABE estimate. Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sailing-ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas: A Series of Copper Plates Engraved in the Line Manner

      London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1926. First edition, one of 450 copies. Hand-colored engravings. xv, 79, [6] pp. Tall 8vo. Publisher's orange boards and white cloth spine, stamped and lettered in gilt. Light soiling to spine, else fine.

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        Belgian King Albert I writes a letter of state announcing the marriage of Prince Leopold III to Princess Astrid of Sweden. Albert played a crucial role in World War I, and his son Leopold, likewise, in World War II. Queen Astrid died tragically in an automobile accident with Leopold behind the wheel

      Document Signed ?Albert? (6.75" x 8.75") is signed by King Albert l of Belgium, announcing the marriage of his son, Leopold III, to Princess Astrid, dated Brussels, November 10, 1926, written in French to an unknown recipient. At bottom, faded light blue penciled notation, possibly in Spanish, folded in half, otherwise fine condition.Albert I, 1875?"1934, King of the Belgians (1909?"34), was nephew and successor of Leopold II. In World War I his heroic resistance (1914) to the German invasion of Belgium greatly helped the Allied cause. Albert spent the entire war at the head of his army, and in 1918 he led the Allied offensive that recovered the Belgian coast. The king and queen did much to improve social conditions in Belgium and in the Belgian Congo. Albert's democratic and affable ways won him great regard at home and abroad. He died in a rock-climbing accident and was succeeded by his son, Leopold III. His daughter, Marie José, married the crown prince (later King Umberto II) of Italy. Leopold III, 1901?"83, King of the Belgians (1934?"51), was son and successor of Albert I. In 1936, Leopold announced a fundamental change in foreign policy; Belgium abandoned its military alliance with France in favor of a return to neutrality. In May, 1940, Germany?"which in 1937 had guaranteed Belgian neutrality?"invaded the Low Countries. Leopold led the Belgian army in resisting the invaders. After the defense became hopeless, Leopold, over the opposition of his cabinet, surrendered unconditionally (May 28), thus provoking accusations of treason. A prisoner of war at his castle at Laken, Leopold refused to exercise an active rule under German tutelage. After his first wife, Astrid, was killed in an automobile accident while Leopold was at the wheel, he married (1941) a commoner, whom he later created princess of Réthy. Removed (1944) to Germany, Leopold was freed by Allied troops in 1945. His return to Belgium was a burning political issue. The Liberal and leftist parties accused him of cooperation with Nazi Germany and of fascist sympathies, and his main support came from the Catholic Conservatives. In 1945, Leopold was barred from returning without the permission of the parliament. He spent his exile mostly in Switzerland while his brother, Prince Charles, acted as regent. A referendum held in 1950 favored the king's return by a slight majority. However, Leopold's arrival in Belgium was followed by such unrest that he transferred the royal powers to his eldest son, Baudouin. In July, 1951, Leopold formally abdicated.Astrid of Sweden (Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra of Sweden; 17 November 1905 ?" 29 August 1935) was Queen of the Belgians as the wife of King Leopold III. They married n Stockholm, on 4 November 1926 civilly and religiously in Brussels on 10 November, It was a happy and devoted marriage. Astrid was enthusiastically adopted by the Belgians. She was widely loved for her beauty, charm and simplicity. In 1927, Leopold and Astrid had a daughter, Princess Josephine-Charlotte, and in 1930, their first son, Prince Baudouin (who eventually succeeded his father as King of the Belgians). At age 29, Queen Astrid was killed in a car accident in the mountains of Switzerland, on 29 August 1935, King Leopold III was at the wheel.

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        Gatsby Le Magnifique (The Great Gatsby)

      Simon Kra, 1926. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Rare first French edition of Fitzgerald's masterpiece, and the first of his books to be translated into any language. A lovely, near fine copy with faint browning but clearly unread. Laid in is an 8-page catalogue "Les Editions du Sagittaire" listing Kra's other titles.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom a triumph

      [London: Privately Printed, 1926. One of about 170 "Complete" copies for subscribers, inscribed on p. xix "Complete copy. 1.XII.26 TES.", with a manuscript correction to the list of illustrations. Also signed by the printer, H.G. Hodgson, at the end. Printed in red and black. Illustrated with 66 plates, including frontispiece portrait of Feisal by Augustus John, many colored or tinted, 4 double-page, by Eric Kennington, William Roberts, Augustus John, William Nicholson, Paul Nash and others, 4 folding colored maps (with original linen backing), 58 illustrations in text, one colored, by Roberts, Nash, Kennington, Blair-Hughes-Stanton, Gertrude Hermes and others, initials by Edward Wadsworth. In this copy, page XV is mis-paginated as VIII. 1 vols. 4to. Tan morocco gilt, gilt-lettered and ruled, edges gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine copy. 'very long, and rather dull' : Subscriber Copy, with Fine A.L.s. to the Subscriber Lawrence's superb narrative of the Arab Revolt of 1916-1918. Invited by Sir Ronald Storrs to the British organized conference at Jiddah, Lawrence impressed the Arab leaders, and thereafter played his spectacular role as the revolt succeeded, entering into the mythology of the twentieth century. His account is itself one of the legendary books of the century, elaborately produced and illustrated with works commissioned by Lawrence. The present copy includes the "Prickly Pear" plate, but not the two Paul Nash illustrations called for on pages 92 and 208, or the Blair-Hughes-Stanton wood engraving that in some copies illustrated the dedicatory poem. With a remarkable and revealing clutch of correspondence about the author and his book, addressed to the original owner, Mrs. Colin (Nancy) Campbell: 1. LAWRENCE, T.E. Autograph Letter, signed ("Yours very truly, TE Shaw, used to be Lawrence"), Cranwell, Lincolnshire, England, 16 September 1926. Two pages, recto and verso of a single leaf, with the mailing envelope addressed in Lawrence's hand. Lawrence is plainly trying to win a subscriber but his tone is almost hostile: "owing to a misunderstanding, I had to offer to accept two clients of Messrs Sotheran as subscribers for the limited edition of my reprinted war-book ... Sotherans in reply gave me your name and another. I have delayed to write until the date of publication was reasonably certain. ... It will not inconvenience me in the least (quite the contrary!) if you decide not to take your copy. The book costs thirty guineas: is very long, and rather dull." A FASCINATING LETTER. 2. JOYCE, Colonel Pierce C. Two Autograph Letters, signed. Substantial letters from Col. Pierce Joyce, another key officer in the Arab revolt, and a friend of Mrs. Campbell and her late husband. The first is written from Baghdad in 1925, 28 December 1925 (signed "P.C. Joyce"). 8 pp., with original envelope. "A man just from England came in to see us yesterday & tells me he hears Lawrence is about to destroy all existing copies of his book & rewrite it again this year or next - worse than ever!" Joyce also tells Mrs. Campbell about the forthcoming book, and how he wrote Lawrence "and demanded a copy of his book as being his chief supporter in the Arabian gamble." Joyce figures prominently in Seven Pillars and there is a portrait of him by Dobson, which Joyce disliked, as he notes in the other letter. The second is written from Galway, 12 October 1927 (signed "Pierce Joyce"). 3 pp. Discussion about a future visit and Seven Pillars. "I should like to kill Frank Dobson for his Hogarthian drawing of myself & yet when I met him the other day the homicidal initiative was lacking!" & "I love your enthusiasm over 'The Seven Pillars,' if you could only have seen nature's setting to the pictures he paints in his beautiful English it would have been the ideal." 3. PIKE, Roy Manning, printer of the 1926 Seven Pillars. Two Letters, Signed ("Manning Pike"), from London, the first a Typed Letter, 8 [August] 1927, one page, about shipping; the second, an Autograph Letter, 15 August 1927. One page, enclosing a second copy of Some Notes on the Writing of the Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Shaw (O'Brien A039, 200 copies), present, and discussing the customs declaration for Seven Pillars at 30 guineas. 4. CAMPBELL, Nancy. Two Drafts: Autograph Letter, Signed ("N. Campbell, Mrs. Colin Campbell") to T.E. Lawrence ("Sir"). Campbell Ranch, Goleta, California, 30 October [1926]. 2pp., 8vo. Mrs. Campbell writes about her excitement to be a subscriber. "Thank you very much for allowing me to have the privilege of subscribing." Autograph Letter, Signed ("N.C.") to Messrs. Manning Pike, on letterhead of The Drake hotel, Chicago, undated. 3 pp., arranging shipping of her copy of Seven Pillars.

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      36 Essex Street London WC: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1926 1926, 1st ed, VG. In contemporary green gilt tooled and illustrated cloth, corners brushed. Spine, titles in gilt, edges & head bumped. Internally, map endpapers, no inscriptions, half title present, [6], (ix-xi), [5], 158 pp, [2], numerous illustrations by Shepard including some full page, printed by Jarrold and Sons Ltd, Norwich. Small faint mark to corner upper board, faint fading edge of lower board, either, not detracting from a very good copy. (BMC 17, p. 593 (805))

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        Typewritten letter by Rilke to his friend the poet Jules Supervielle

      1926 - Typewritten letter wrote at the Val-Mont Sanatorium in Switzerland 8 days before his death. The provenance of this letter is the chilean poet Humberto Díaz Casanueva, friend of Jules Supervielle. On the back of the letter, there are some notes by Diaz Casanueva [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi: Being the 26th and 27th Chapters of Saint Matthew's Gospel from the Latin Text

      Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1926. No. 96 of 250 numbered copies on Batchelor handmade paper. 6 wood-engravings by Eric Gill. Printed in black and red in Caslon Old Face type. 15 pp. 1 vols. 4to (10-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches). Cream linen boards with gilt titles on spine. Fine.

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        Cantica Natalia. viginti hymni in honorem Nativitatis Domini nostri Jesu Christi

      E Typographia S. Dominici apud Ditchling [Ditchling: Saint Dominic's Press] 1926.. Folio, (ii), 24, 24a, (1), 25-49, (1) pp. Twelve wood engravings, six hand coloured, including three by Eric Gill, one by David Jones, five by Desmond Chute and three by Philip Hagreen, with plainsong staves throughout printed in red with black notes, 10 leaves with some browning, one leaf with mild horizontal creasing. Not bound, held in a custom buckram box. Originally printed for use in St. Wilfrid's Church, Burgess Hill, this grand folio was one of the few St. Dominic's books to contain hand coloured wood engravings. Including simple settings of Christmas Carols in Latin, there were ninety-five numbered copies produced in a brown cloth binding, although this example is not numbered and must have been an unused copy that was never bound. Taylor & Sewell A141.

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        Les caractères de Théophraste traduits du Grec, avec les caractères ou les moeurs de ce siècle

      Paris: René Kieffer, 1926. No. 92 of 550 copies. Illustrated with woodcuts after drawings by George Bruyer. 1 vols. 11-1/4 x 8 inches. Bound in full brown pigskin embossed and stamped with an abstract design on both covers, spine similarly stamped and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., with the binder's ticket of RENé KIEFFER on verso of flyleaf. Fine copy in beautiful binding.

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        Charmes, 1926, ex libris ou ex dono d? Antoine de Saint Exupéry

      Gallimard 1926 Antoine de Saint Exupery fut engagé en 1926 par la compagnie Latécoère (future Aéropostale) et transporta le courrier de Toulouse au Sénégal . A partir de septembre 1929, il rejoignit Mermoz et Guillaumet en Amérique du Sud pour contribuer au développement de l?Aéropostale jusqu?en Patagonie jusqu?au 31 mars 1931 date de sa liquidation judiciaire. Chargé tout d'abord de la création de la ligne de Patagonie, jusqu'à Punta Arenas, comme directeur de l'Aeroposta Argentina, il vola beaucoup sur les Latécoère 25, 26 ou Potez 25 et 29, pour effectuer toutes les reconnaissances nécessaires à la création de sa ligne et à l'établissement de ses escales. Tout d? abord, la page de garde de cette édition originale de Paul Valery comporte indubitablement la signature d? Antoine de Saint Exupery avec son écriture si particulière. Ensuite, la page de garde de ce livre comporte le tampon de Juan Toth gérant de l' hôtel Cosmos de Punta Arenas. Cet homme a acheté cet hôtel à la fin des années 20 période où Saint Exupery pris la direction de la l' Aeroposta Argentina et créa la ligne de Patagonie entre Commodo Rivadavia et Punta Arenas. Ce livre a été la propriété du célèbre auteur au cours d?une période d?une durée incertaine pouvant débuter en 1926 jusqu?à son transfert de possession volontaire ou involontaire à la fin des années 20 ou en 1930 ou 1931 . Il est à noter qu? en 1930, Saint Exupéry utilise la bibliothèque de son ami Paul Dony pour commettre divers sonnets inspirés d?autres poètes mais qui sont autant d?exercices de virtuosité poétique. Ensuite, Il publie Courrier Sud chez Gallimard qui est un succès commercial en France. En Décembre 1931, il publie son second roman, Vol de nuit, un immense succès, dans lequel il évoque ses années en Argentine et le développement des lignes vers la Patagonie. La reliure en très bon état est en demi chagrin avec un dos à deux nerfs orné d? une pièce de titre gravée à l?or fin . Les plats d? origine ont été conservés. L? intérieur contient l? édition originale de Charmes sur vélin publié par Gallimard en 1926 (n°5300).

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        Zhong Hua Da Di Tu - Map of China 1926 in big size 173 x 152 cm.

      Shanghai, Shangwu yinshuguan (The Commercial Press), 1926.. . Ca. 173 x 152 cm. Very scarce big size map of China together with original paper case. The map in good condition.

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        The Meynellian Science or Fox Hunting Upon System

      n.p.: Privately Printed for Ernest R. Gee[at the Press of August Becker, Brooklyn], 1926. Large Paper. One of 28 copies on Large Paper. Frontispiece portrait by Gordon Ross. Title-page vignette of a foxhound. [vi], 24, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper label on front cover. An immaculate copy in its original glassine dust jacket (spine of which is partially gone). Bookplate. In custom quarter crimson and cloth slipcase with leather label on upper cover. Large Paper. One of 28 copies on Large Paper. Frontispiece portrait by Gordon Ross. Title-page vignette of a foxhound. [vi], 24, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. COPY NUMBER ONE. Inscribed by Gee "To Mr. Wilson S. Mills / with the compliments of / Ernest R. Gee / New York / April 1945." While there is disagreement as to whether this volume is one of the Derrydale Press works, Frazier states: "But the book and its design, paper, binding, and style, are so obviously Derrydale in spirit and influence, that one has only to put itside by side with Connett's American Trout Streams...produced the same year, 1926, or Connett's own Magic Hours, produced the following year, to see how this book and the books of the Press came together. The only question would be whether Ernest Gee had more influence on Connett in 1926, or whether Connett had more influence on Gee in this important year when, together, they formed the group that formed the press." (Frazier) "Hugo Meynell was one of the greatest sportsmen of his day and this essay is considered the best ever written on Fox Hunting." - Notes accompanying the entry for the first edition in the personal library catalog of Alfred B. Maclay (in our possession) where the present book is also listed (Maclay paid 20 dollars for it to Gee in 1926). "Some people consider the Mark Twain to be the first Derrydale, but I consider this one to be. They were both brought out in early 1926 and this deluxe copy [as is our copy]... is even more rare at 1 of 28, than the Mark Twain." - Frazier. A consummate rarity of the highest order.

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        Winnie-the-Pooh With Decorations by Ernest Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co., 1926. Sm. 8vo, xi, 158 pp. Original green cloth, titled, ruled, and pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers toned, occasional light spotting. In original lightly worn and thumbed dust jacket, backstrip darkened and with some wear to head and tail. First trade edition of the first collection of Pooh stories. Such was the success of Milne and ShepardÕs first collaboration, the book of verse ?'When We Were Very Young?", their next collaboration, Winnie-the-Pooh, was heralded by a front page headline in the London Evening News on Christmas Eve. An enduring classic. Cotsen 7328. Grolier ChildrenÕs 100, #71.

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        The Weary Blues

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1926 - SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking the scarce dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy includes a postcard with a holograph inscription and signature (and address to recipient). This is the author's first book and one of 1500 copies. " "The Weary Blues" takes place at an old Harlem bar on Lenox Avenue. There is a piano player playing the blues. As he plays, the speaker observes his body movement and the tone of his voice. Throughout the poem, several literary devices are used to guide the reader through the mixture of emotions the blues player is feeling." also: "James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue"."; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Heinemann. London. 1926. FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. 4to. (10 x 7.7 inches). Colour frontis and nineteen tipped in colour plates. 25 Line drawings for head and tail pieces throughout the text. A fine copy in publishers black cloth with gilt lettering and illustrations to the font board and spine. In the original buff coloured dustwrapper which is lettered and decorated in red. A couple of small nicks to the head of the wrapper on the spine and a closed tear, without loss, to the bottom but overall this is a fine book in a very good, bright and clean dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      Paris: L'Enseigne du Pegase, 1926. paper-covered stiff paper wrappers. Papermaking. folio. paper-covered stiff paper wrappers. xiv,268; (iv),269-530+(1) pages. 2 volumes. First edition, limited to 711 numbered copies. With seventy-eight fold-out plates reproducing watermarks and over 300 figures in the text. Some of the plates are in color. Bidwell, in his article entitled "Paper and Papermaking: 100 Sources," says that this book "with its de luxe format and abundant facsimile documentation, ... rivals the Dard Hunter productions." Paper covering at top and bottom of spine of volume two chipped away.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest Shepard.

      - London: Methuen & Co., 1926. Sm. 8vo, xi, 158 pp. Original green cloth, titled, ruled, and pictorially stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers toned, occasional light spotting. In original lightly worn and thumbed dust jacket, backstrip darkened and with some wear to head and tail. First trade edition of the first collection of Pooh stories. Such was the success of Milne and ShepardÕs first collaboration, the book of verse ÒWhen We Were Very YoungÓ, their next collaboration, Winnie-the-Pooh, was heralded by a front page headline in the London Evening News on Christmas Eve. An enduring classic. Cotsen 7328. Grolier ChildrenÕs 100, #71. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Men From Australia: A Souvenir In Pen & Picture

      Cassell 1926 - Mid-tour. Features articles by HL Collins and JM Gregory with cartoons by Arthur Mailey. Large 8vo. [24]pp. Illustrated. Original illustrated wrappers, very good. A fine copy. One of the hardest of the Mailey titles to acquire.

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        Hypotheses sur les Amateurs de Peinture

      1926. BRULLER, Jean. Hypothèses sur les Amateurs de Peinture a L'état Latent. [14] pp. Illustrated with sixteen hand-coloured lithographs. 4to., 283 x 225 mm, bound in recent half purple morocco over matching cloth covered boards, author and title gilt on spine. Paris: [1926]. An early work by the celebrated French writer who was one of the co-founders of Editions de Minuit. In this amusing book the author/artist portrays characteristics of sixteen different artists by depicting collectors of their works portrayed in the style of the artists. Among the sixteen are Picasso, Matisse, Bonnard, Rouault, Gris, Soutine, Signac, and Maurice Denis. This is number 120 of an edition of 175 copies on Arches, the lithographs printed by Mourlot and then coloured by hand.

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        Tanzendes Paar. Bleistift auf Papier.

      1926 - Um 1926. Bildgrösse: 22x17 cm. Gerahmt 44x34 cm. Skize zu einem Gemälde Müllers von 1926. - Rückseitig mit kopierter Bestätigung von Kaspar Müller (Sohn von Albert Müller) datiert 11.April 1994.

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        Ein zweiter Jagdzug nach Afrika. Selbsterlebtes eines deutschen Jägers und Naturforschers unter den wilden Tieren der afrikanischen Wildnis.

      Langensalza, Thüringer Verlagsanstalt Dietmar & Söhne, 1926.. Illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, 8°, 160 Seiten. Einband etwas angeschmutzt, handschr. Widmund von alter Hand (für Lothar von Tante Lissy) auf Titel, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt. Gutes Exemplar. Bibliothekarisch kein weiteres Exemplar nachweisbar. Aus dem Inhalt: Zum zweiten Male in Ostafrika, Auf Kibokos - Eine Nilpferdjagd in den Ndjiri-Sümpfen, Elfenbein. Eine Elefantenjagd in Ost-Afrika, In der Massai-Nyika, Unter Hyänen und Schakelen. Eine nächtliche Jagd, Simba, der Herr der Steppe. Eine Löwenjagd, Vom Nashorn gespießt. Eine gefährliche Nashornjagd, Ein Kerntreffer. Eine Leopardenjagd in Süd-West-Afrika, Der Hereroführer, Ein heimtückischer Überfall. Erlebnisse eines Offiziers aus dem Herero-Gebiet, Ein wohlverdienter Lohn. Erzählung aus der südwestafrikanischen Schutztruppe, Ein verräterrischer Anblick..

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        Das Männchen. Eine Bildergeschichte für Kinder. Format 20 x 14,5 cm. . Mit 16 unpaginierten Seiten. Mit 19 handkolorierten Illustrationen. Original Pappband mit kolorierter Deckelillustration.

      Herbert Stuffer,, Berlin, 1926 - 20 x 14 cm. 8 Blatt. Bücher. 1000 g. EL4. (MGT). Jpg. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Geringfügige Mängel am Einband. Ein Seiteneinriss. Immer noch ein besonders schönes Exemplar der so seltenen Ausgabe. Abbildungen besonders frisch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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