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        Wir brechen die Bahn

      Der Aufmarsch Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig 1926 - 8vo. v, 170, [5]pp. Original color illustrated wraps. Scarce mid 1920's publication containing a collection of articles by H. Franke on the history & development of the following German paramilitary nationalist organizations: Stahlhelm, Wehrwolf, Jungdeutscher Orden, Wiking and Tannenbergbund. Helmut Franke (along with Ernst Jünger, Franz Schauwecker, and Wilhelm Kleinau) was the editor of the right-wing "Wochenschrift des Neuen Nationalismus," which was a supplement to the periodical "Stahlhelm." They pushed for a mobilization against the parliamentary-democratic system of the Weimar Republic toward a fascist German state. Text in German, gothic script. Some creasing, age wear and staining on wraps. Top and bottom corners of first few leaves slightly bumped. Wraps in good-, interior in overall very good condition. Scarce work containing National Socialist ideals which would come to fruition a few years later. Four-page publisher's advertisement for the novel "Der Totenwolf," laid-in. Front of fold-out with design of a round swastika underneath three vertical red bars. Contents: 1. Kapitel: Werdende Macht / Der Soldat / Von kommender Revolution / Resignation2. Kapitel: Auftakt / Geist von Stagerrak / Stufen zur Tat / Ein Bagant / Tat und Schauen3. Kapitel: Nationalrevolutionre Gärung / Der Schrei nach Diktatur / Wo bleiben die Frontsoldaten? / Stahlhelm und Außenpolitik / Stahlhelm und Innenpolitik / Frontsoldaten als Führer der Jugend / Revolution ohne Methode4. Kapitel: In Italien und Spanien / Der italienische Faschismus / Das spanische Direktorium 5. Kapitel: Vom Volk zur Nation / Von der Zerstörung zur Erneuerung / Jugendwende / Künstler oder Politiker6. Kapitel: Kampf um Form / Der Frontsoldat marschiert / Vom Weg der Bünde / Was die Jugend will 7. Kapitel: Die junge Armee / Bünde und Außenpolitik / Bünde und Innenpolitik. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        AN HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF FORMOSA, AN ISLAND SUBJECT TO THE EMPEROR OF JAPAN GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF THE RELIGION, CUSTOMS, MANNERS, &c. OF THE INHABITANTS. TOGETHER WITH A RELATION OF WHAT HAPPEN'D TO THE AUTHOR IN

      ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ACCOUNTS OF FICTITIOUS TRAVEL London 1926, - Holden. Vellum spine over yellow cloth, 288p.,appendix, 16 photogravures, top gilt. Exact reprint of theLondon 1704 edition. R A R E LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 750 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        SALAMMBO. Illustré de 22 eaux - fortes dessinées et gravées par William Walcot.

      Les Editions d' Art Devambez 1926 FLAUBERT Gustave. SALAMMBO. Illustré de 22 eaux - fortes dessinées et gravées par William Walcot. Paris, Les Editions d' Art Devambez, 1926. In - 4° grande, a fogli sciolti, entro cartella edit. (4), 237, (3) pp. e 64 acqueforti originali (32 a doppia suite) f.t. protette da veline. Sontuosa edizione di soli 237 copie; uno dei 50 esemplari (es. n° 17) > contenente due stati delle acqueforti. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Monod, Livres illustrés modernes, 4696. Uff. Mob. 14

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        'Windstilte'.

      Origineel handschrift. 27,5 x 21,1 cm. Drie bladen. Recto (eenmaal) en verso (tweemaal). Met enkele doorhalingen en correcties. Perforatiegaatjes.* Melancholisch vers van zestien strofen, voorafgegaan door een Frans citaat van Henry J.-M. Levet en aan het slot gedateerd 'Cap. Martin, Dec. '25'. Het is een belangrijk gedicht volgens Du Perrons biograaf, 'als het ware één lange mijmering waarin Perkens de balans opmaakt van zijn ervaringen'.Dit handschrift is een vroege versie van het gedicht dat voor het eerst gepubliceerd werd in Bij gebrek aan ernst (1926): de vijftiende strofe ('Ik draag mij op vandaag te kopen'...) ontbreekt hier nog. Voorts zijn er minimale afwijkingen in de interpunctie en is er in de tweede regel van de eennalaatste strofe sprake van 'binnenhuis-filosofie', in plaats van het krachtiger 'luierstoel-filosofie'. De zevende strofe heeft hier ook nog de leuke, bij publicatie in Mikrochaos (1932) gewijzigde regels: 'eens komt Ostaijen dit te weten,/ mijn verzenmaken maakt hem ziek,/ zend mij lankmoedig een komplete/ gebruiksaanwijzing der lyriek'.In de linkermarge van het eerste blad schreef Du Perron een begeleidend schrijven: 'B[este] W[illink]/ Hierbij Windstilte./ In alle haast je D.P.' Enkel dit drieregelige briefje gepubliceerd in Brieven, deel 1, p. 76.

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        Sammlung von 11 eigenh. Briefen m. U.

      Berlin (8), Rowe (2) und Hendaye (1), 1926-40 - 4to. 25 SS. An Walter Minnich. Inhaltsreiche und persönliche Briefe, die anschaulich die Abwärtspirale von Pechsteins Lebensumständen in den dreißiger Jahren wiedergeben. Zur Sprache kommen Krankheiten in der Familie und bei ihm selbst (schwere Lungenentzündung 1936), die wenigen Ausstellungen in jener Zeit, Ausstellungsverbot, der Ausschluß aus der Akademie, die Sorge um den Lebensunterhalt, das Angebot einer Lehrstelle in Istanbul, der finanziell schmerzliche Betrug durch einen Kunsthändler, der drohende Krieg u. a. Zugleich berichtet Pechstein immer wieder von seinen Aufenthalten in Rowe, dem frugalen Leben in seiner Hütte am Koser See, dem „schützenden Asyl", das ihn „vor dem Zerbrechen bewahrt", auch im ganz physischen Sinne, wenn er durch Fischen und Holzhacken sein täglich Brot bestreitet. „. Sie wissen, daß mir Ihr Urteil sehr wertvoll ist, und daß ich auch eine stramme Kritik von Ihnen vertrage, und sogar gern habe, während mir die Zeitungen gestohlen werden können, denn diese Herren erledigen in 5 Minuten die Jahresarbeit eines Menschen mit ihrem totsicheren Urteil, welches durch keine eingehende Kenntnis getrübt ist. Im Frühjahr hoff ich, so Alles gut geht, also, Ihrem Rate zu folgen, und will nach Südfrankfreich fahren, jetzt kann ich ich leider nicht fort, denn ich hoffe immer noch etwas zu verkaufen, wenigstens mehr, als das Teure Leben verschlingt ." (Berlin, 2. Dez. 1926)„. hier in Berlin habe ich erst Kenntniss bekommen von allen Geschehnissen diesen Sommers, welche auch meine Person stark in Mitleidenschaft gezogen haben, zuletzt habe ich auch den Bescheid erhalten, dass ich auf Anordnung des Kulturministers aus der Akademie ausgeschlossen bin. Jetzt drängen sich nun notgedrungen Erwägungen auf, wie ich mein ferneres Leben gestalten könnte, um weiter für meine, und die Existenz meiner Familie sorgen zu können. Von meiner Hände Arbeit als Maler ist dies nicht mehr möglich. Was ich ausserdem noch kann ist Fischen, aber werde ich dies dürfen, denn die Berufsfischer sind schon wie der Teufel hinter jedes nutzbare Fischwasser her, und dann, was mach ich mit dem Jungen? Derselbe macht mir viel Freude, er ist jetzt mit seinen elf Jahren bereits so gross wie ich, und ist ein lebendiger, temperamentvoller Bengel . Marta sagt: nach Italien! Ja, ein grosses Fragezeichen, werde ich da eine Möglichkeit haben, wenigstens für die Dreie das Leben zu schaffen? ." (Berlin, 5. Nov. 1937)„. So entging ich all dem schrecklichen Aufregungen, und konnte mich, zurückgezogen auf mich selbst, ganz meiner Arbeit widmen. Jetzt, wenn ich mir dieselben im Atelier ansehe, freue ich mich derselben, denn ich hatte mir endlich den Wald in grösserem Format vorgenommen, nachdem ich dies Problem, die Jahre vorher, bereits in grossen und kleineren Zeichnungen, Farbskizzen, Aquarellen, bearbeitet hatte. Dergestalt habe ich auch hier in dieser Steinwüste, ein schützendes Asyl, welches mich vor dem Zerbrechen bewahrt, denn die Geschehnisse der letzten Zeit haben mich sehr durchgeschüttelt, und erneut die Sehnsucht nach den seligen Gefilden der Südsee geweckt, in welchem kein Machthunger die Menschen vergewaltigt ." (Berlin, 2. Jan. 1939)„. So wenig, wie ich anfangs an einen Krieg glauben wollte, so musste ich mich doch daran gewöhnen, ich glaube nicht, dass ich noch persönlich in Frage komme, denn erstens bin ich nun 58 Jahre alt, und dann bin ich auch nicht mehr der Kerl, wie im Weltkrieg, die schwere Krankheit 1936 hat doch am Herz etwas zurückgelassen. Nun wünsche ich bloss noch recht sehr, dass die Nerven durchhalten, und hoffe, dass ich dann im kommenden Frühjahr und Sommer erneut nach Pommern fahren kann. Dort in der Einsamkeit, finde ich auch meine alte Arbeitsfreude wieder. Gegenwärtig mache ich in den langen Arbeitsstunden Abends bei Licht Schmuck, ja! ich arbeite wie ein Goldschmied, in Nidden fand ich wunderhübsche Steine, welche ich schleifen und polieren liess, und verarbeite dieselben nun selbst in Silber zu Ringen, Armbändern, Mansche

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. und 5 eh. Postkarten mit U.

      Zürich, 1925 und 1926. - Zusammen 11 SS. auf 6 Bll. Gr.-4to und qu.-8vo. Die Karten jeweils mit eh. Adresse. Korrespondenz mit Otto Wernthal vom gleichnamigen Musikverlag über eine geplante Veröffentlichung von Kinderliedern, deren er achtzehn mit gleicher Post übersendet: „[.] Es sind alles Originaltexte von mir. Wenn Sie diese mit den Liedchen im Buch mischen würden, hätte man die stattliche Zahl von 30 Kinderliedern. Käme das Buch nur broschiert heraus, wie viele andere Sammlungen, mit einigen der besten Bilder, und würde eine große Auflage gedruckt, dann wäre sicher ein Geschäft zu machen. Ich werde von mir aus eine Kollektivreklame in Tageszeitungen machen [.]" (a. d. Br. v. 1. Dezember 1925). – Die Karten mit Detailfragen zu dem Verlagswerk, das im Jahr darauf unter dem Titel „25 Kinderlieder für eine Singstimme und Pianoforte. Gedichtet und vertont von Heinrich Pestalozzi. Mit Zeichnungen von Georg Ludwig Hahn" in Berlin bei Wernthal erscheinen sollte. – Heinrich Pestalozzi studierte Theologie in Zürich, Basel, Tübingen und Berlin, legte 1902 das theologische Staatsexamen ab und studierte dann an der Musikhochschule sowie am Sternschen Konservatorium in Berlin Violine und Komposition. „Nach einer Tätigkeit als Gesangslehrer nahm er 1912 eine Pfarrstelle in Arosa an und ging 1917 als Lehrer für Sologesang nach Zürich. Pestalozzi komponierte Lieder, Chöre, Klavierstücke und Violinsonaten. Er schrieb Gedichte und musikpädagogische Werke (u. a. ‚Die deutsche Bühnenaussprache im Gesang’ [.], 1925; ‚Kehlkopfgymnastik’, 1925)" (DBE). – Gelocht (tls. minimale Buchstabenberührung) und tls. mit kleineren Randläsuren. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926 First edition, first issue with "stoppped" for "stopped" on page 181. Publisher's black cloth, with gold title labels to the front board and spine, Cleon vignette illustration to the title page. Near fine or better, with some minor rubbing and a faint vertical crease to the spine label, otherwise bright and unfaded spine, fresh and clean interior. A lovely copy. The Sun Also Rises is Hemingway's second novel and is considered his most important work. The text tells the story of American and British expatriates who travel to the Festival of San Fermínin in Pamplona, Spain. The plot, which is based on Hemingway's own experience at the Festival of San Fermínin with literary expatriates then living in Paris, unites Hemingway's main interests that continue to appear in his subsequent novels. Additionally, The Sun Also Rises utilizes the Iceberg Theory so evident in much of Hemingway's writing, where the true essence of the story is not expressly said in the plot but rather is meant to be inferred. Hemingway's experiences in Pamplona inspired his interest and vast knowledge of bullfighting, which he showcased in his non-fiction work Death in the Afternoon.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Le Journal des Faux-Monnayeurs.

      Eos, Paris 1926 - In-8, 143 pp., couvertures conservées. Demi-maroquin brun à coins, dos à nerfs (Creuzevault). Edition limitée à 561 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci est un des 500 sur Hollande Van Gelder blanc, après un Japon et 25 Hollande. Bel exemplaire dans une élégante reliure signée. Langue : Français [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        In Unknown Arabia

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1926. With a foreword by Major-General Sir Percy Z. Cox. Octavo (246 × 160 mm) Near contemporary half calf, marbled boards, red morocco label, low bands enclosed by double gilt rules, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and 32 other plates, 2 full-page maps to the text, large folding coloured map at the rear. A little rubbed, some mild foxing and browning, but remains a handsomely presented copy. First Edition. Cheesman encountered Sir Percy Cox when serving with the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, a shared interest in ornithology, "Together they undertook to collect the avifauna of Iraq …While Cox was high commissioner in Iraq, Cheesman was his private secretary (1920?-23). He was elected to the British Ornithologists' Club in 1919, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1920, and a corresponding member of the Zoological Society of London in 1921" (ODNB). His geographical work began in 1921 when "he was placed in charge of charting the western shore of the Gulf of Salwah" (Howgego), and in 1923-4 "he spent eleven weeks at Al Hufuf, after which he proceeded south to become the first European to reach the remote oasis of Jabrin, fixing its precise position, mapping large areas of surrounding desert and identifying the site of ancient Gerra." For this work, which is the subject of the present account, he was awarded the RGS Gill Memorial Medal.

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        Les Oraisons Amoureuses de Jeanne-Aurélie Grivolin lyonnaise. Illustrées de quinze pointes sèches et d'ornements originaux de Yan B. Dyl.

      - P., "La Connaissance", 1926, In-4 étroit, br., 213 pp. Tirée à 500 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur Annam. Séduisantes illustrations de ce classique libertin, remarquable par l'abondance des compositions et ornements, l'épure exemplaire du trait et la délicatesse des pochoirs. Un des plus élégants livres illustrés par Yan B. Dyl, maître de l'art-décoratif.De son vrai nom Yan Bernard Morel, proche de Robert Delaunay. Il illustra quelques livres et collabora à "Pan" l'annuaire du luxe de Paul Poiret. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Contes. Xanthis. Divine Bontemps. Hyalis. Rovère et Angisèle. Avec des gravures sur cuivre de Sylvain Sauvage.

      - P., A l'Image des Trois Colombes, 1926, In-4 étroit, br., sous chemise cartonnée et étui, 140 pp. Tirée à 236 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci non justifié, sur vergé d'Arches, est enrichi d'un envoi de Sylvain Sauvage à l'imprimeur Frazier-Soye.Illustré de 25 gravures à l'eau-forte en couleurs au repérage dont la couverture, le frontispice, une vignette de titres, 4 têtes-de-chapitre, 14 dans le texte et 4 à pleine page. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Protoplasma. Internationale Zeitschrift für physikalische Chemie des Protoplasten - International Journal of the Physical Chemistry of Protoplasm. Band 1 - 65 (jeweils komplette Jahrgänge zusammengebunden).

      Leipzig, Bornträger bzw. Wien, Springer, 1926/27 - 1968.. Je Band ca. 600 Seiten. Zahlreiche teils farbige Abbildungen im Text u. auf Tafeln. Großoktav (25,5 x 19 Halbleinenbände der Zeit. ** International führende zellbiologische Zeitschrift. Komplette Reihe der ersten 65 Bände; lediglich von den "Kriegsjahrgängen" liegt ein Teilband vor: Bd. 37, Heft 1 + Bd. 38, Heft 1+2 (zusammengebunden). Der Zellbiologe und langjährige Direktor des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität Rostock Josef Spek (Hermannstadt 1895-1964 Rostock) gründete zusammen mit dem Grazer Friedl Weber, Professor für Physiologie der Pflanzen, diese Zeitschrift und gab sie bis in die 50er Jahre heraus.* Einige, saubere Stempel. Die schönen, zeitgenössischen Halbleinenbände sind mit einheitlichem Rücken (Rückentitel u. etwas Vergoldung) gebunden, Einbanddeckel mit Buntpapier u. Elefantenhaut (ab Jg. 1937) bezogen. Gute, saubere Bände. - Versandkosten bitte erfragen.

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        PARAY-LE-MONIAL

      Emile-Paul Frères 1926 - In-8 de 88 pages avec eau-forte de Deslignières en frontispice. Exemplaire hors commerce. Reliure en cuir blanc et liseré or. Dédicacé à Lucien Romier et complété de deux lettres à Madame Lucien Romier. Lucien Romier était un écrivain du Beaujolais spécialiste des guerres de religion; sous Vichy il fut ministre de Pétain et surtout son seul ami intime au sein du gouvernement. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La troisieme jeunesse de Madame Prune. Illustre de dix-sept compositions originales gravees en couleurs par Foujita.

      Paris, Devambez, 1926,. in-4°, 2 ff. bl. + 3 ff. + 176 p. + 1 f. bl. + 1 f. + 1 f. bl. + 17 gravures en couleurs dont 11 hors-texte, chacune des 17 gravures en 3 etats, plus 2 autres planches gravees (refusees) en couleurs qui n'ont pas ete publiees, ici egalement en 3 etats, au debut qqs feuilles de texte avec qqs pet. taches brunes margin., grandes marges, non coupe, en feuilles dans couverture originale, celle-ci renforcee.. "Exemplaire d'auteur" non mentionne dans les bibliographies ni dans la justification du tirage ou l'on ne trouve que l'edition dite "unique" qui fait partie des 458 exemplaires numerotes specifies. Cet exemplaire comprend les 3 etats de 17 charmantes gravures qui representent generalement deux femmes japonaises, qqs fois des enfants. Foujita montre des femmes tres gracieuses dans les positions les plus diverses; l'une se promene en portant un parasol, une autre danse, ou joue d'un instrument a corde, ou arrange des fleurs dans une vase, ou range des vetements, ou lit un livre, ou prend un repas et boit du the, ou fume, ou medite, ou dort, ou prend un bain, ou se coiffe, ou balaie, ou recure, etc. Cet exemplaire d'auteur comprend en outre 2 autres gravures egalement en 3 etats, dans les deux cas representant deux femmes japonaises: la premiere represente une femme assise et une autre debout, reflechissant, la deuxieme represente deux femmes couchees et dormant.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Carteret IV/247; Vollmer II/138; Benezit IV/456-457 (donne pour titre "La troisieme jeunesse de Madame Prune et Madame Chrysantheme".

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        Céleste Ugolin EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Simon Kra, 1926. Fine. Simon Kra, Paris 1926, 13x18cm, relié. - First edition, one of the review copies. Binding to bradel half navy morocco, smooth spine, tail date, marbled paper boards, covers and spine preserved with marginal shots, top edge gilt, binding signed T. Boichot. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Aldous Huxley. Frontispiece, a portrait of the author. --- 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 marine, dos lisse, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés comportant des piqûres marginales, tête dorée, reliure signée de T. Boichot. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes à Aldous Huxley. En frontispice, un portrait de l'auteur.

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        Khadra danseuse Ouled Naïl

      Paris l'Edition d'Art Piazza 1926. In - 8 broché, couverture à rabats illustrée sous emboitage. XI + 178 pages. 16 aquarelles d'Etienne Dinet dont 10 hors texte . Encadrement et décors en couleurs d`après Mohammed Racim. Edition limité à 985 exemplaires, celui - ci 1 des 155 sur japon impérial comportant une suite en noir, après 30 exemplaires sur japon impérial comportant uen suite en couleurs, un suite en noir et une aquarelle originale, et portant le n° 151. Très bel état.

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        Portrait signed and inscribed.

      N. p., 1926. - 218 x 149 mm. An appealing portrait in full height, inscribed to the Gankaya Vezirkòpru Turkish Power Society. - Slightly rubbed and minor damage to edges; largish tear (c. 2 cm) to upper right edge.

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        El Habitante Y Su Esperanza [Association Copy: Signed, Placed, and Dated]

      Editorial Nascimento, 1926, Wrappers, Book Condition: Very Good, First edition. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original cream-colored wrappers (some handling soil, small stain to the spine head and adjoining portion of each wrapper, title to the front wrapper underlined in blue, evidence of neat early repairs to the spine ends and edges and to the hinges -- in better condition than we are used to seeing), SIGNED BY PABLO NERUDA on the front free endpaper and there inscribed by him as follows: para / Maury / Austin / Bromsen / [illegible] / Neruda / 1947". Neruda also has placed his inscription and signature in "Santiago / de Chile". [Bromsen, the inscribee, was a noted American bibliophile and book dealer who spent 1941 and 1947 (the year Neruda inscribed this book) at the University of Chile as both student and teacher. An expert in Latin America, Bromsen was a member of the Department of Cultural Affairs for the Pan American Union and built the finest collection of manuscript and iconographic items in the United States related to his hero Simon Bolivar, a leader in the struggle for South American independence, as well as other materials relating to colonial Spanish America spanning the period from Columbus' arrival to Bolivar's death.] Neruda's only novel, El Habitante Y Su Esperanza [The Inhabitant and His Hope], evokes a brooding atmosphere while telling its tale of a jailed horse thief in love with the wife of a fellow felon. A dark work, the novel explores the baser human instincts with its tales of adultery and violent revenge, often speaking to the reader through surreal dreams and lyrical descriptions. While Neruda's habit was to sign his works in green ink -- with green symbolizing hope, IT IS QUITE NOTABLE THAT HE HAS SIGNED THIS BLEAK NOVEL IN BLUE RATHER THAN IN HIS COLOR OF HOPE. [Every other book signed by Neruda that we have handled or otherwise seen has been signed in green ink.] The book itself is not common in the first edition and signed copies of it are as scarce as hen's teeth -- with the auction records showing no signed copy ever having come to auction as of the creation of this listing. A Very Good ASSOCIATION COPY OF PABLO NERUDA'S ONLY NOVEL, SIGNED BY PABLO NERUDA AND QUITE SIGNIFICANTLY SIGNED IN BLUE RATHER THAN IN GREEN. Housed in a custom chemise and slipcase. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE AND QUITE POSSIBLY RARE.

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        Kino. Romanfragment.

      Gera, Fr. Blau 1926 - 9 Bl. Orig. Karton mit Goldpräg. Titel rot/schwarz, Text mit gr. rotem Initial, Ausstattung von Friedrich Blau, gedruckt bei Dietsch und Brückner in Weimar, gering berieben +++Antiquariat seit über 25 Jahren+++ [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Miracle

      Paris: H. Chachoin, 1926. First edition. Canvas backed. Margins expertly restored; a few wrinkles and creases, and a repaired tear in image, overall very good or better (B+).. Two sheets. Morris Gest (1881-1942) was one of Broadway's most successful theatrical producers of the of the first three decades of the twentieth century. Born Mishka Gershonovitch near Vilnius, Lithuania, he came to America and went on to work with Oscar Hammerstein and then F. Ray Comstock, producing extravaganzas, and importing Russian works for the New York stage. The Miracle was the most costly of his productions, A pantomime first produced in 1911, it was revised by Friedrich Schirmer, had a score by Engelbert Humperdinck, was designed by Norman Bel Geddes, and directed by the famed Max Reinhardt. The production costs were unheard of at the time, running nearly $600,000 in 1924. The play grossed over $2,000,000 in New York, performing to sold-out houses at the Century theater, which had been converted into a cathedral for the production. Gest needed to keep the show touring to recoup his astronomical costs. Georges Pogedaieff (1897-1971) began as a theater designer in Russia for the Theatre Intime, the Korsch, and later the Bolshoi. He went on to design sets an costume in major European cities before settling in Paris in 1925. Quite scarce. We have located only one copy: in the Morris Gest archive at the Harry Ransom Center, Univ. Texas.

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        In Unknown Arabia

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1926. First . Hardcover. VG+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 447 pp, ill, folding and two text maps, appendices, index. Author traveled to the northern part of the Arabian desert areas. He was the first European to travel across some of the desert areas (Murra, Jabrin) and his travels preceded those of Philby. A really sharp crisp and bright copy in the original gilt stamped cloth. Heavy beveled boards with NO wear at corners nor in hinges. Only minor wear at spine tips. Folding map in near fine to fine condition. Macmillan postcard laid inside front cover. A very pretty copy for a fussy collector.

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        Les vertus I II III EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Société générale d'Imprimerie et d'édition, 1926. Fine. Société générale d'Imprimerie et d'édition, Paris 1926, 23x29,5cm, broché. - Edition partly original, one of 15 numbered copies on Holland paper, head drawing. Precious autograph signed and dated Adrienne Monnier: "At Léon-Paul Fargue, with my great admiration ..." A small marginal tear in the middle of the first flat, lightly shaded guards. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale, un des 15 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Précieux envoi autographe daté et signé d'Adrienne Monnier  : "A Léon-Paul Fargue, avec ma grande admiration..." Un petit accroc marginal en milieu du premier plat, gardes légèrement ombrées.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte m. U.

      Lugano, 11. XII. 1926.. Qu.-8vo. 1 1/2 SS. Mit Adresse.. "Haben Sie sich im Honorar nicht geirrt? Wie soll ich 3 mal 75 M verstehen? Und bitte ein Exemplar! Hochachtend Else Lasker-Schüler". - Am Kopf Angabe der postlagernden Adresse in Lugano. - Rückseitig Eingangsstempel.

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        Onn Ock Toh Ommer Mott !!!".

      - Radierung, 1926, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, signiert und datiert. 23,6:17,4 cm. Unser Blatt erinnert in Ausführung und Ausdruck an Radierungen von K. Kollwitz (1867-1945). Gertrud Lerbs studierte an der Kunst- und Gewerbeschule Königsberg bei O. Ewel (1871-1954), Feist und Weber, ab 1918 an der Kunstakademie Königsberg in der Graphikklasse von G.H. Wolff (1875-1945), wo sie die erste Frau mit Meisteratelier war. An der Königsberger Kunstakademie lernte sie 1923 ihren Ehemann, den Maler Kurt Bernecker (1896-1974) kennen. 1924 erhielt sie die Goldene Medaille der Künste, 1928 die Medaille der Berliner Akademie für hervorragende Leistungen Preußischer Kunsthochschüler. Studienreisen unternahm sie nach Holland und Paris. 1930 hatte sie eine Ausstellung in Berlin bei Gurlitt. Durch Kriegseinwirkung wurde 1944/1945 ihr Atelier zerstört. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg siedelte sie nach Lüneburg über, wo sie gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann eine Malschule betrieb. Ihre Haupttechnik war die Radierung, sie schuf aber auch Illustrationen. Graphikmappen (z.B. Griffelkunst Vereinigung Hamburg) mit Künstlern wie H. Orlowski (1894-1967), E. Ende (1901-1965) und E. Bargheer (1901-1979). Die Motive reichen vom Märchenhaften zu ostpreußischen Landschaften und sozialen Problemen.

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        Las Instituciones de la Antigüedad. I: Instituciones Civiles. Guerra. Ciencias. Traducción española de Domingo Vaca

      Madrid, Daniel Jorro, Editor, 1926 (Biblioteca de Historia y Arte). 4to. alargado; VIII-411 pp., con 380 ilustraciones entre el texto. Encuadernación original en tela estampada.

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        Los autores de mis días. Comedia en tres actos. (y) El abanico de Lady Windermore. Comedia en cuatro actos

      Madrid, Comedias, 1926. 4to.; 93 pp. Cubiertas originales.

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        La Construction des Avions. Constitution générale des avions, matières premières et principes généraux de construction

      Paris, Librairie Aéronautique, Étienne Chiron Éditeur, 1926. 4to. mayor; 3 hs., 450 pp., con 276 ilustraciones entre el texto, y 47 pp. con cuadros, más 20 hs. de publicidad aeronáutica. Cubiertas originales.

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        Treatment of Pernicious Anemia by a Special Diet. (Offprint from "The Journal of the American Medical Association", Aug. 14, 1926, Vol. 87, pp. 470-476).

      Chicago, American Medical Association, 1926. 8vo. Offprint in the original printed wrappers. Previous owner's name to top right corner of front wrapper. A very fine and clean copy. 19 pp.. First printing, in the scarce offprint, of Minot and Murphy's seminal Nobel Prize winning paper which "ranks as one of the greatest modern advances in [anemia] therapy." (GM). Minot and Murphy shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 with George Whipple "for their discoveries concerning liver therapy in cases of anaemia". "The brilliant discovery by Minot and Murphy in 1926, demonstrating the dramatic effectiveness of liver preparations in pernicious anemia, forms one of the landmarks in the history of therapeutics." (Satoskar, Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics)."Prompted by pathologist George Whipple's research on the feeding of liver to anemic dogs, Minot and Murphy fed liver to their patients. In a now famous 1926 paper [the present], they announced its miraculous benefits for forty-five otherwise doomed souls" (Wailoo, Drawing Blood: technology and Disease Identity in Twentieth-Century America). Up until the 1920'ies, pernicious anemia (also known as "blood thinning" disease) was a fatal disease, for which there was no cure. People who developed pernicious anemia - characterized by dangerously low counts of red blood cells - were left exhausted, hospitalized, and without the hope of being cured. "Minot's work and that of numerous pupils during the decade after 1926 initiated a new era in clinical hematology by replacing the largely morphologic studies of the blood and of the blood-forming and blood-destroying organs with dynamic measurements of their functions." (DSB).In the early 1920s, most doctors believed that pernicious anemia was caused by a toxic substance in the body, and they prescribed doses of arsenic, transfusions, or removal of the spleen as treatments. But after these remedies were administered, patients had relapses, and death was inevitable. Across the world, 6,000 lives a year were lost to the scourge of pernicious anemia."In 1923, Minot met William P. Murphy, who had graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1922 and who was to become an assistant instructor at Harvard Medical School in 1924. In their investigations to find a cure for pernicious anemia, Minot believed that research by George Whipple, a researcher whom he had known while both were at Johns Hopkins Hospital, was particularly significant. Whipple had completed experiments in which he bled dogs to make them anemic. Then he determined which foods restored their red blood cells. His results showed that red meat and certain vegetables were effective treatments, but liver was the best treatment. Minot wondered if Whipple's findings with dogs could be duplicated in humans. He and Murphy were determined to try it, and proceeded to do so with their private patients. Observing an increase in the patients' red blood cell counts, they thought they were on the right track, and decided to try the experiment with hospitalized patients which eventually led to their landmark discovery." (The Harward University Gazette, 1998).After Minot and Murphy's verification of Whipple's results in 1926, pernicious anemia victims ate or drank at least one-half pound of raw liver, or drank raw liver juice, every day. This continued for several years, until a concentrate of liver juice became available.The active ingredient in liver remained unknown until 1948, when it was isolated by chemists Karl A. Folkers.Garrison & Morton: 3140

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        Chinese Lacquer

      New York, New York, U.S.A.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. 600 copies only of this book were printed, of which 100 copies constituted an edition de luxe. This is not the de luxe edition. Of the 500 copies which constituted the ordinary edition 160 copies were reserved for the USA. Printed and bound in Great Britain by William Brendon and Son, The Mayflower Press, Plymouth. This is a non-circulating ex-library copy. 11 x 8.5 inches. Black buckram binding with crisp gilt-stamped design to the front board and with slightly faded gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. The binding chipped and with losses at the spine head and tail, especially at the head, and with some rubbing along the gutters. Gently bumped and lightly abraded lower corners. Hinges a little tender. Text block remains securely bound in. Text pages printed on Antique De Luxe laid paper. With color frontispiece, and xii and 71 numbered pages of text, followed by 54 plates, of which 14 are in color and the remainder monochrome. The plates on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. The plates with tissue guards and the tissue guards generally in pristine condition and bearing detailed notes. Very small date stamp, 5 Jan. '32, to the top of the rear pastedown. Else exceptionally clean pastedowns. Very small, oval-shaped library stamp in blue ink to the reverse side of every plate and also to the title page. Else a clean copy. No foxing, spotting or tears observed. A Good copy, taking into consideration the spine losses and the library stamps. All in all a desirable copy of a very scarce work featuring Ming, K'ang Hsi and Ch'ien Lung lacquered furniture and furnishings.. First American Edition. Buckram. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.

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        The Weary Blues

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good+. 1926. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good++ 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 (autographed) 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 .

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        Le diable au corps lithographies originales de Maurice de VLAMINCK

      éditions Marcel Seheur 1926 - Paris, éditions Marcel Seheur, 1926. In-4 carré, 114 pages. Reliure demi chagrin brun à coins, dos à quatre nerfs, fleurons et titre dorés, couvertures et dos conservés. 10 lithographies originales de Maurice de VLAMINCK et un portrait frontispice sur cuivre. Tirage limité à 345 exemplaires, un des 300 sur vélin d’Arches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poesies de Charles d'Orleans.

      Paris, Le Livre francais, H. Piazza, 1926. XIX, 166 pages. Maroquin brun, dos orne et a 5 nerfs, filets dores, dentelle interieure, tete or, 8°. - Exemplaire N° 744 sur Velin Chiffon. Reliure signe Asper, Geneve. - Frais exemplaire.

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        LA TENTATION DE SAINT ANTOINE

      Paris: Henri Reynaud, 1926. No. 196 OF 262 COPIES on Arches paper, from a total edition of 343 n. Hardcover. 240 x 190 mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2"). 292 pp., [3] leaves. No. 196 OF 262 COPIES on Arches paper, from a total edition of 343. Publisher's cream-colored printed wrapper. WITH 20 MINIATURES BY ARTHUR SZYK, COLORED BY JEAN SAUDÉ. The spine of the original insubstantial binding with faint creases and two tears (one short, one three inches long), one gathering becoming loose, but the binding and contents in extremely clean, fresh, and bright condition. This edition of Flaubert's dramatic poem recounting the Devil's temptation of Saint Anthony the Great is illustrated with remarkable pochoir plates distinguished by their creator and their colorist. Flaubert spent more than 25 years writing and rewriting this work, which was finally published in 1874. It recounts one day in the life of the Desert Father who is considered the founder of Western monasticism, a day during which Satan tries to lure him away from God using promises of wealth, power, revenge, carnality, and other forms of indulgence. The "Oxford Companion" calls it "remarkable for its beauty of style and language, and its imaginative power." It certainly fired the imagination of illustrator Arthur Szyk (1894-1951), whom Seymour de Ricci described as "a new Byzantinist." The richly detailed miniatures here provide a foreshadowing of the style that would bring Szyk fame with his "Haggadah" (1939), one of the great illuminated books of the 20th century. As impressive as the illustrations themselves is the coloring by Jean Saudé, the master of the pochoir technique, and someone who literally wrote the book on the subject. Saudé had to make hundreds of stencils here to apply the individual hues that give fabrics their drape and texture, Persian rugs their pattern, and real and fantastical creatures their amazing detail.

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        El Habitante Y Su Esperanza [Association Copy: Signed, Placed, and Dated]

      Buenos Aires: Editorial Nascimento, 1926. First edition. Wrappers. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original cream-colored wrappers (some handling soil, small stain to the spine head and adjoining portion of each wrapper, title to the front wrapper underlined in blue, evidence of neat early repairs to the spine ends and edges and to the hinges -- in better condition than we are used to seeing), SIGNED BY PABLO NERUDA on the front free endpaper and there inscribed by him as follows: para / Maury / Austin / Bromsen / [illegible] / Neruda / 1947". Neruda also has placed his inscription and signature in "Santiago / de Chile". Pablo Neruda won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature for "a poetry that with the action of an elemental force brings alive a continent's destiny and dreams". [Bromsen, the inscribee, was a noted American bibliophile and book dealer who spent 1941 and 1947 (the year Neruda inscribed this book) at the University of Chile as both student and teacher. An expert in Latin America, Bromsen was a member of the Department of Cultural Affairs for the Pan American Union and built the finest collection of manuscript and iconographic items in the United States related to his hero Simon Bolivar, a leader in the struggle for South American independence, as well as other materials relating to colonial Spanish America spanning the period from Columbus' arrival to Bolivar's death.] Neruda's only novel, El Habitante Y Su Esperanza [The Inhabitant and His Hope], evokes a brooding atmosphere while telling its tale of a jailed horse thief in love with the wife of a fellow felon. A dark work, the novel explores the baser human instincts with its tales of adultery and violent revenge, often speaking to the reader through surreal dreams and lyrical descriptions. While Neruda's habit was to sign his works in green ink -- with green symbolizing hope, IT IS QUITE NOTABLE THAT HE HAS SIGNED THIS BLEAK NOVEL IN BLUE RATHER THAN IN HIS COLOR OF HOPE. [Every other book signed by Neruda that we have handled or otherwise seen has been signed in green ink.] The book itself is not common in the first edition and signed copies of it are as scarce as hen's teeth -- with the auction records showing no signed copy ever having come to auction as of the creation of this listing. A Very Good ASSOCIATION COPY OF PABLO NERUDA'S ONLY NOVEL, SIGNED BY PABLO NERUDA AND QUITE SIGNIFICANTLY SIGNED IN BLUE RATHER THAN IN GREEN. Housed in a custom chemise and slipcase. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE AND QUITE POSSIBLY RARE.

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        Collection of 4 autograph letters and 2 autogr. postcards, all signed.

      Kristiania (Oslo), Paris and undated, 1894-1926. - Various formats. Altogether 14 pp. Some minor wearing to the letters after being folded. Together with the calling card of Mengelberg, inscribed on reverse by him "Edvard Munch Kragerö in Norwegen". 7 items. To the German businessman and art collector Richard Mengelberg. 2 letters dated Kristiania (Oslo, undated and 10 June 1897), 2 dated Paris 10 January and 17 March 1897. The postcards dated Kristiania (Oslo) 29 July 1894 and undated but poststamped Oslo 24 May 1926. - Letter 1 (undated) deals with family matters and that everyone misses him. Munch adds that he regrets having been unable to paint Mengelberg's feverish dreams while in Stockholm. - Letter 2 (10 June 1897): Munch writes he wanted to send birthday greetings, but when he left Hamburg he was without money, unable even to afford a postcard. He has sent a lithograph, mentions that Hamsun and Ibsen just passed by his window, and adds he wishes to travel to Paris in the spring. - Letter 3 (10 Jan. 1897): mentions the artist Paul Durand-Ruel, stating that all he exhibits is not symbolic. He also plans to publish an album of lithographs, provided he managed to find more subscribers. - Letter 4 (17 March 1897): some chat on the spring; mentions an exhibition in Dresden. - Postcards: complaints that Mengelberg is a poor correspondent. - Richard Mengelberg (1853-1932) wrote, in 1894, an article on Munch's works for the Frankfurter Zeitung. He was father of Nora Mengelberg, whose portrait Munch painted in 1894. He also made an etching of Richard Mengelberg the same year, his first work as an graphic artist.

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        Petit bestiaire.

      - Petit bestiaire. Poèmes inédits. P., Bernouard, 1926, gr. in-4, br., non rogné, (24) pp. (GD31A) Édition originale illustrée de 2 lithographies en noir hors-texte de Marie LAURENCIN. Tirage : 166 ex. Celui-ci un des 100 vergé d'Arches.

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        ESTRANGEMENT: BEING SOME FIFTY THOUGHTS FROM A DIARY KEPT . . . IN THE YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED AND NINE

      Cuala Press, Dublin 1926 - 215 x 148 mm (8 1/2 x 5 3/4"). 2 p.l., 39, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 300 COPIES. Publisher's holland-backed blue boards, paper label to spine. Title page with publisher's device in red. With Cuala Press Book List laid in. Wade 150; Ransom, p. 241. Tail edges of boards with small dent, free endpapers with usual light offsetting from binder's glue, but A FINE COPY, the text clean, fresh, and bright, and the fragile binding unworn and unsoiled. As the extended title indicates, this is a book comprised of 55 diary notes made by Yeats during the year 1909, issued by a private press directed by his sister Elizabeth. Established in 1903 (as the Dun Emer Press) and then renamed in 1908, the Cuala Press was established to promote modern Irish literature and reprint or translate classic Irish works. According to "The Observer" (as quoted on the advertisement loosely inserted into our copy), Elizabeth Yeats exhibited "taste and wisdom" but "attempted nothing fantastic. Her type, modelled on simple lines, is readable as well as beautiful, and her page has always seemed to us to be excelled by none of our more famous presses, except the Doves. In another way the books of the Cuala Press have been far more interesting than those of any other press" since "the great majority of Miss Yeats' books have been by modern authors, and have often been the first appearance in print of important works." In this volume, Yeats often expresses pithy remarks as if channeling the "Maxims" of La Rochefoucauld. He says, for example, (in Entry 30): "I thought of the perpetual desire of all lovers to talk of their love and how many lovers' quarrels have come from it." In Entry 38, he says, "Evil comes to us men of imagination wearing as its mask all the virtues." And in Entry 50: "A lofty morality should be tolerant, for none declare its laws but those worn out with its warfare, and they must pity sinners." Being insubstantially made, the Cuala "Estrangement" is difficult to find, as here, in agreeable condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        China in Sign and Symbol Decorations by Kent Crane / Introduction by Evan Morgan

      Shanghai, Verlag: Kelly & Walsh, Ltd. 1926.. First edition, first printing. 225 x 290 mm.; XX, 227 pages / Seiten. without Dustjacket, 48 colour magnificent plates, with 102 illustrations, Eigentümerstempel auf Vorsatzblätter Gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen, Exemplar in gutem Erhaltungszustand. Asien 8 +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice. His famous type designs and some comment upon the printing types of earlier printers

      San Francisco: printed by John Henry Nash, 1926. With original leaf printed by Jenson. With a leaf of Plutarch's Vitae Parallelae Illustrium Virorum (vol. II) printed by Nicolas Jenson at Venice in the year 1478. One of 207 numbered copies, this no. 40. Printed in a recutting of Jenson's Roman letter by Morris Fuller Benton. Folio, original pigskin backed, marbled paper covered boards, morocco and gilt spine label, some rubbing and wear especially to the extremities, some browning throughout, otherwise good.

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        Penelope Finds Out

      Philip Allan, 1926. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; a fair reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Sous le soleil de Satan EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Plon, 1926. Fine. Plon, Paris 1926, 13x20cm, broché. - First edition, one of 300 copies literati off trade Alfa paper and reserved to the press service. Signed autograph of the author (Robert) Garric: "... in viva and fraternal sympathy ..." Three minor losses on the back slightly thinned as usual. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires lettrés hors commerce sur alfa et réservés au service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Bernanos à (Robert) Garric : "... en témoignage de vive et confraternelle sympathie..." Trois petits manques sur le dos légèrement éclairci comme habituellement.

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        Privat erstelltes Photographienalbum des Rockefeller-Enkels Spelman Prentice.

      Cleveland, New Haven u.a., 1926-1934.. 57 Original-Photographien und zahlreiche ausgeschnittene Zeitungsartikel fest auf 39 Kartonblätter montiert. 4° quer (Format ca. 26x30,5 cm), privater, schmuckloser Pappband der Zeit.. Exceptional Private Photo Collection of the grandson of John D. Rockefeller, Spelman Prentice, whose mother Alta Rockefeller Prentice (1871 - 1962) a daughter of the oil tycoon was, Prentice father was Ezra Parmalee Prentice (1863 - 1955). Spelman Prentice (1912-2000) was around 1929 at the Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut and later to 1934 at Yale University in New Haven. Prentice was later like his grandfather oil magnate and died in 2000 as the last of the legendary Rockefeller grandchildren! . - Außergewöhnliche Privatphotosammlung des Enkels von John D. Rockefeller, Spelman Prentice, dessen Mutter Alta Rockefeller Prentice (1871 - 1962) eine Tochter des Ölmagnaten war, Prentice Vater war Ezra Parmalee Prentice (1863 - 1955). Spelman Prentice (1912-2000) war um 1929 an der Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut und später bis 1934 an der Yale University in New Haven. Prentice wurde später wie sein Großvater Ölmagnat und starb erst 2000 als letzter Enkel des legendären Rockefeller! Die Photosammlung fängt mit einigen, teils beschriebenen Photos vom Anwesen der Familie an (wohl auch mit Abbildungen der Mutter). Eine Serie von Photographien zeigt Prentice auf aussergewöhnlich hübschen Pferden, die den Namen nach (Bob Roy und Gypsy King) auf gezüchtete Rennpferde hindeuten. 2 Photos, die etwas größer abgezogen wurden, zeigen ev. den Vater auf einem Pferd, diese beiden Photos tragen am unteren Eck den Namen des Photostudios Frasher's in Pomona, Cal. Es folgen einige Photos, die das Zimmer Prentices in der Taft School zeigen. Der größte Teil allerdings besteht aus Momentaufnahmen die Prentice bei Sportveranstaltungen zeigen. Diese wurden mit ausgeschnittenen Zeitungsartikeln ergänzt, die diese Sportveranstaltungen und auch den oft als Sieger daraus hervorgegangenen Prentice erwähnen! Es wurde ein Benachrichtigungszettel eines E. Lowry eingeklebt, der der Mutter bestätigt, daß sich Prentice zwar eine Verletzung aber keinen Bruch zugezogen habe. Die eingeklebten Zeitungsartikel weisen auf verschiedene Wettkämpfe hin, die die Taft School u.a. gegen Westminster, Berkshire, die Hotschkiss School, etc. erwähnen. Hinter dieser Reihe wurde ein Programmheft des Taft - Loomis - Cloats Triangular Track Meet von 1929 (umfasst 6 Seiten die die Teilnehmer aufführen, broschiert) einmontiert! Ein daneben eingeklebtes Photo aus einer Zeitung zeigt die Geschwister Spelman und Mary auf einer Pferdeveranstaltung in Williamstown, Mass. 5 kleinformatige Photos zeigen Prentice bei einem Campingausflug. 3 Tafeln mit insg. 23 einmontierten Photos zeigen einen Bootsausflug auf einem Segelboot der schon 1926 unternommen wurde. Übertitelt mit "The Cruise of the Venire in the Sound June 26 - July 6, 1926". Alle mit weißer Tinte untertitelt. Der hintere Teil startet mit einigen großformatigen Zeitungsausschnitten, die sportliche Highlights der Leichtathleten des Yale College, auf dem Prentice dann bis 1934 war, dokumentieren. Danach dann ein großformatiges Originalphotos der Sportler in den Jerseys des Yale College. Danach wieder einige Zeitungsartikel über einen Wettkampf zwischen Harvard und Yale, wohl im Madison Square Garden 1934 (mit ausgeschnittenem Plan des Sportfeldes und ausführlichen Berichten). Hinter den Artikeln eine einmontierte Visitenkarte der Studentenverbindung Zata Psi "Spelman Prentice: hereby pledge myself to Zeta Psi..." Es folgen 10 großformatige Presse-Originalphotos mit schreibmaschinengeschriebenen Photobeschreibungen der Photo-Agentur P & A Photos (Leo Lermond winning the mile run - Pride of Penn Ready for Relay Carnival - Hager of Iowa State wins 120-yard high hurdles at Drake Prel Iminaries - Havard wins Triangular meet - Havard captures Triangular Meet - Simpson equals wold's mark for 100-yard at Penn Relay - A dead heat (Naval Academy and Boston College at Annapolis, O'Brien and Thorn - Everett Utterback, farbiger Hochspringer der University of Pittsburgh beim Declathon Pennsylvanian Relay, bei dem u.a. auch Nurmi teilnahm!. Zwei Photos fehlen die Beschreibungen). - In einem schmucklosen Pappeinband der Zeit. Der Rücken liegt lose bei, die Kanten und Ecken beschabt und etwas bestoßen. Die Photos meist etwas ausgeblichen (größtenteils in Mittelformat, die hinteren Photos großformatig, ca. 20,5x25,5 cm. Die Kartons teils etwas randrissig. Ein schmuckloses, aber sehr solides Exemplar, die Photos alle gut erkennbar. Auf dem Innendeckel vorne der handschriftliche Namenszug S. Prentice.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Le thé du capitaine Sogoub.

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1926. - In-8°, 42p. Edition originale illustrée de 6 eaux-fortes originales de Marie Gontcharova. Celui-ci un des 60 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur Japon Impérial (exemplaire n°54) accompagnés d'une double suite des gravures. Dos passé, sinon exemplaire en excellente condition, partiellement non coupé. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Two Limited Edition Volumes of Paradise lost And Miscellaneou

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1926. Copyright date 1926, limited edition, printed and made in England, this is 1225 of 1450 copies in two volumes on Van Gilder rag paper. Illustrations by William Blake. Volume 1 consists of Milton's Paradise lost, volume 2 consists of miscellaneous, which has Paradise Regained and Samson Agonists. Quarter vellum, with Italian-block printed decorated cover over boards, with gold lettering on the spines. Books appear to have never been read, vast majority of pages have never been cut. No Dust Jackets. Shelfwear to the edges and to the head and told the spines are minor. Some soiling to the top of Paradise lost spine. The full black-and-white illustrations by William Blake have been chosen and titled by Jeffrey Keynes. Top, for edge, and bottom edge pages are not cut on either volume. Text is bright and clean, bindings are tight, two very solid collectible books of this great writings by John Milton.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust Jacket. Illus. by William Blake. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. limited Edition.

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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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