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        Television (Seeing by Wire or Wireless)

      London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. G -: in Good minus condition without dust jacket as issued. Binding loosening but holding. 1926. First Edition. Brown card cover. 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 62pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 14: Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer

      Alfred Kernen, Stuttgart 1926 - 599, 80 col plates. . HB. Well rebound in one vol, half cloth, marbled boards. Last few plates with slight marginal damage. German edition. Fine chromolithographic plates. Includes the Hawkmoths (Sphingidae) and Silkmoths (Saturniidae). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Meadows of the Moon

      London: Thornton Butterworth. (1926). First. First edition. Spine-faded, else near fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author. Hilton's fifth book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Trias / Drei Elefanten 1926

      1926 1926 - Scherenschnitt auf Japan montiert, ca. 5,2 x 28,3 cm. R. u. Darstellung sign. u. dat.: „Engert 1926"; l. daneben mit Widmung: „Alexander Kiel, zum Gedächtnis zur ersten Flasche!" Das Motiv wurde von Engert „Trias" bezeichnet, nach freundlichem Hinweis von Josef Hamm. Der 1922 geborene Sohn von Franz Kiel, der zu den engsten Freunden Engerts zählte. Sie hatten sich in München in der Schwabinger Pension Fürmann kennengelernt. Vgl. Ausst. Kat. Bonn 1992, S. 61, Abb. 115 und Abb. 162, dort Illustration für den General-Anzeiger vom 5. November 1927.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        GRIECHISCHE BUCHMALEREI.|DIE

      Wien (Vienna): Der Oesterr Staatsdruckerei, 1926. paper-covered boards, loose plates enclosed in cardboard box with cloth spine, whole enclosed in patterned paper-covered slipcas. folio, 2 volumes in slipcase. paper-covered boards, loose plates enclosed in cardboard box with cloth spine, whole enclosed in patterned paper-covered slipcas. (viii), 52, (4) pages, 5 plates; 1 page, 28 plates. Mit 22 Abbildungen im Textband und 28 Tafeln nach Originalen der Nationalbibliothek in Wien. Text in German. First edition, first printing. Hans Gerstinger was an expert on Greek and Byzantine papyri and he became a professor at the University of Graz in 1941, and, from 1948, at the Institute of Archaeology in Vienna. There are 28 plates included in the box of leaves, 9 of which are in full color and are mounted on white matte-board. Each is lovely example of ancient Greek illustration. The accompanying text is well researched and informational. Bound book has mild wear around the edges with moderate rubbing to head and heel of spine, corners are lightly bumped. Clam shell case with the plates is moderately worn around the edges, the spine is worn and slightly fragile. The 9 color plates have minimal wear to the edges of the matte-boards. Slip case is worn and FRAGILE.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Wireless Pictures and Television: A Practical Description of the Telegraphy of Pictures, Photographs and Visual Images

      London: Constable & Company. 1926. First. First edition. 188pp., illustrated with diagrams and from photographs. Errata slip facing page 156. Pencil owner name, faint offsetting to two pages of text, still a lovely and tight, fine copy, lacking the dustwrapper. A very early book on television, in exceptional condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pertinent & Impertinent. An Assortment of Verse

      Ditchling: St. Dominic's Press, 1926. Octavo. 69pp. One of 200 copies. A collection of poems illustrated with five wood engravings by David Jones, three engravings by Eric Gill, and twelve other illustrations by Desmond Chute, Harold Purney, Joseph Cribb, Hilary Pepler and John Beedham. Some slight toning and soiling to edges of front cover and printed paper label, else about fine in quarter black cloth, with black & white patterned paper-covered boards.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Framed Typed Letter Signed to his Publisher

      New York, 1926. unbound. 1 page on personal stationery, 10 x 6.75 inches, New York, April 27, 1926. In this letter to his publisher, Dreiser requests sales figures for two of his books, in large part: "Because of a special type of novel I have in view, I am desirous of contrasting the respective sales of THE 'GENIUS' and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY in different communities and parts of the country. To this end I require exact figures, and I want to know if you can, (without too much trouble) - and will - inform me of the exact number of copies of each novel sold by you since its issue..." Two horizontal folds and a faint paperclip stain in the top margin, but still in very good condition. Matted in gray with a photo of a serious-looking Dreiser; set in a silver and black frame measuring 16 x 17.25 inches. American novelist and journalist who wrote more than 20 books.

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        Tales of the Angler's Eldorado: New Zealand

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First edition. With photographs by the author and illustrations by Frank E. Phares. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher's presentation binding in three quarter red morocco with raised bands, marbled paper sides and endpapers, t.e.g. ONE OF ONLY TEN SPECIAL DELUXE COPIES. Fine copy in blue cloth slipcase. A rare and desirable Zane Grey work, in the original publisher's presentation binding; from Zane Grey's library with his blind stamp on the front flyleaf.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Cantica Natalia. Viginti hymni in honorem Nativitatis Domini nostri Jesu Christi.

      Ditchling S. Dominic's Press 1926 - Folio. 52pp. One of 95 copies. With ten original wood engravings by Eric Gill, David Jones, Philip Hagreen, and Desmond Chute, all but two of which are hand-colored. A large-format book of early Christmas carols, some in Latin and some in English, with the music printed medieval-style against red rules. Printed on a grand scale after the antiphonals and graduals of the Renaissance, the Cantica Natalia was the largest book produced by the Press. This copy bears the ownership inscription of St. Anselm's Church, Southall, and the book shows obvious signs of use. Scansion marks have been added to two hymns in ink, several pages have spots of white candle wax, and the text is soiled in some places from repeated handling. Even with its use in a church setting, this copy is near fine in its original binding of brown sailcloth, which shows occasional spotting and light wear to labels. (Cleverdon 10; Taylor & Sewell A141).

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        Judas, Or The Betrayal.

      Ditchling St. Dominic's Press 1926 - Octavo. (i), 15, (1)pp. One of 200 copies. Eric Gill's own copy, with his illustrated bookplate to front paste-down. Printed in black and red on heavy handmade paper, with David Jones's fine wood engraving "Judas with Caiphas and the Devil" on the title page. This brief one-act play by Pepler with a Prologue and Epilogue depicts Judas's temptation by Caiaphas, with the only other characters being Pilate and a personified "Conscience." According to a contemporary review in The Times quoted on the Press's announcement for the book, the play ".renews and combines most successfully the austerity and edification of the 'Mysteries' and the colloquial simplicity of the 'Miracles.'" Bound in full brown calf with blind rules bordering the covers. Spine and corners slightly rubbed, inner hinge cracked, but strong, else a nearly fine copy with notable provenance. Announcement from the Press laid in. (Cleverdon 33, binding variant ii; Taylor & Sewell A136). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pertinent & Impertinent. An Assortment of Verse.

      Ditchling St. Dominic's Press 1926 - Octavo. 69pp. One of 200 copies. Inscribed by Eric Gill in ink to the front flyleaf: "Printer, Poet, Publisher, Prig, Pepler." Each word is on a separate line, and a single elongated "P" is common to all. The inscription is dated 18.12.26, a time that Gill was very busy with work at Capel-y-ffin. A collection of poems illustrated with five wood engravings by David Jones, three engravings by Eric Gill, and twelve other illustrations by Desmond Chute, Harold Purney, Joseph Cribb, Hilary Pepler, and John Beedham. Bound in quarter linen and gray paper-covered boards. Lacking the original dust wrapper, spine slightly toned, else fine. With the bookplate of Peter Summers, F. S. A., designed by Reynolds Stone to resemble a funerary hatchment, Summers's area of expertise. (Cleverdon 42; Taylor & Sewell A139). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems in English

      Nonesuch Press, London 1926 - One of 90 Copies on India Paper The rarest and most desirable state of this fine edition. The Blake illustrations work surprisingly well. "?they were chosen by Geoffrey Keynes, who wrote the Notes on the illustrations?The first volume reproduces 38 designs, including those illustrating Paradise Regain'd, which had only once before been reproduced, a set of illustrations for Comus, for the Hymn on the Morning of Christ's nativity, and 12 illustrations for L'Allegro and Il Penseroso which were all reproduced for the first time?" - Dreyfus. Full ivory vellum over boards, spine titled in gilt. Boards ever so slightly bowed, else fine, largely unopened Collotype illustrations after William Blake. 1 vols. 8vo No. 65 of 90 copies on Oxford India Paper

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        Gefällte Tannen (Paar im Wald) 1926, Ölkreide

      64x49 cm. gerahmt, nicht sign. nicht dat. (hinten auf dem Rahmen, Parallelblatt c/o Dr. Hägler sign. und dat.) Herkunft Galerie "zem Specht" Ueker & Ueker.

      [Bookseller: Buchantiquariat Kaleidoskop]
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        UNE AVENTURE DE CASANOVA. Histoire complète de ses amours avec la belle C. C. et la religieuse de Muran. Compositions de S. Sauvage gravées avec la collaboration de E. Feltesse.

      Se trouve, 16, rue Cassini [chez l'artiste], Paris, 1926 - Giacomo CASANOVA - Sylvain SAUVAGE, illustrateur UNE AVENTURE DE CASANOVA. Histoire complète de ses amours avec la belle C. C. et la religieuse de Muran. Compositions de S. Sauvage gravées avec la collaboration de E. Feltesse. Se trouve, 16, rue Cassini [chez l'artiste], Paris, 1926 2 volumes in-12 (18 x 10,5 cm), 156-(1) et 124-(2) pages, 33 compositions gravées dont 2 premiers plats de couvertures (brunies), 2 frontispices, 2 pages de titre, 13 hors-texte, 12 en-têtes et 2 culs-de-lampes tirés hors-texte. Reliure plein maroquin vert sapin, dos lisses ornés de fers dorés dans le style rocaille, triple-filet doré en encadrement des plats avec petit fer dans les angles, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures conservées (brunies). Fine reliure de l'époque, non signée, en parfait état. TIRAGE A 543 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 18 EXEMPLAIRES DE COLLABORATEURS (1 DES 15 EX. SUR VERGE D'ARCHES) EXEMPLAIRE DE DÉDICACE AVEC LA SIGNATURE AUTOGRAPHE DE L'ARTISTE (le nom du dédicataire a été gratté). Sylvain Sauvage (1888-1948) excelle dans ce livre et donne toute la mesure de son talent. Superbe illustration Art Déco par un maître du genre qui illustrera Pierre Louÿs, le Marquis de Sade, Henri de Régnier, Voltaire, La Fontaine, Anatole France et bien d'autres encore. Les décors sont raffinés, les visages expressifs d'un simple trait, les scènes sont joyeusement et délicatement érotisantes, toutes de suggestion, sans avoir besoin de forcer jamais l'imagination. Références : Carteret IV, 92 : "Édition recherchée et appréciée" ; Mahé I, 424. OUVRAGE RECHERCHÉ. BIJOU BIBLIOPHILIQUE DANS UN HABIT GRAND LUXE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Incredulity of Father Brown

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd,, 1926. Octavo. Original black cloth, rule and titles to front board and spine in red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Tips slightly bumped, a little mild foxing to contents. An excellent copy in the bright, lightly nicked jacket with a small repair to head of front panel, and faint stain to rear panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Digest Of South African Case Law 1925

      Juta, 1926, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThe spine is torn and repaired.Rubber stamps.Annotated.Light tanning.Tightly bound.Fair copy.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: 88bn.

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        "Aus unserer Produktion".

      Arnold Kühnemann Film, Berlin, ca. 1926,. Mit über 500 montierten Originalphotographien im Format von ca. 9 x 12 cm, einige im Format von ca. 19 x 23 cm auf 50 Blatt Karton, schweres, originales Ganzlederalbum mit Goldprägung, 34 x 50 cm,. Einband etwas berieben, sonst gut. Das Album enthält Bilder zum größten Teil der bei "filmportal.de" gelisteten Filme der Jahre 1922 bis 1926. Die Firma Arnold Kühnemann war Produzent von meist landwirtschaftlichen- und veterinär-medizinischen Lehrfilmen z.b. "Das Karakulschaf", "Wie ein Pferd beschlagen wird", Das Netzebruch und sein schwarzbuntes Niederungsrind", "Aufbauarbeit des Rittergutes Großwig, Kreis Torgau", "Wie ein Schaf geboren wird", "Vom Hamster", "Wanzen", "Warmblutgestüt Klein-Lucknow", usw. usw.

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        Savonarola A Biography in Dramatic Episodes plus handwritten letters

      New York: Robert M. McBride, 1926. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good-. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The unique correspondence that is laid in is a set of letter to Maude Merrill who had appeared in the Peter Pan stage production. They are typewritten by Van Wyck in the course of October, 1930. He has signed them added handwritten notes and post scripts. They concern Van Wyck's life and domestic situation at the time, but there are also passages where Van Wyck rhapsodizes about their earlier relationship (for example -" Peter Pan and Wendy - Dear God what a long time that was and how poignantly it affects me even yet"). There is also a Passionate hand written love letter to "My Beloved" (although a later sentence contains "I have missed my Wendy! My love..."). This stated first edition is clean, tight, basically square and unmarked in an about good dust jacket that looks better in Brodart. It is lightly rubbed at the edges and front board has a slight bow. The dust jacket has edge wear with several small chips and the spine is darkened. It has gray end papers and 263 clear pages with some minimal foxing in a one-quarter binding with maroon cloth covered boards with titles on a paste down on the spine. The boards are covered in brown cloth. The signatures are on the correspondence.

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        The Commonwealth of Connecticut. Published for your Entertainment and Enlightenment by The Children's Bookshop of 33 Wall Street, New Haven

      New Haven.: The Children's Bookshop.. Copyright 1926. 1935"Tercentenary Edition Edition.. Color lithographic pictographic / pictorial map, 27 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches on sheet 29 x 36 1/2 inches, folding as issued to 9 3/4 x 12 1/4 inches with original color pictorial envelope, 10 x 13 inches. Paper loss and tears to envelope; additional horizontal fold close to lower horizontal fold; map in very good, clean condition. An attractive map by Amy Drevenstedt, this is copyright 1926 at lower right, but is folded into a pictorial envelope identifying it as the Tercentenary Edition 1635 - 1935. The map shows principal roads, railways, rivers, schools, colleges and universities and is bordered by vignette illustrations and historical references. WorldCat lists this map as being held only by the University of Connecticut. .

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        The Hungry Tiger of OZ

      , 1926 Another Thompson book in the OZ series.

      [Bookseller: Early Map Source, LLC]
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        Lettres espagnoles

      - Lettres Espagnoles publiées par Jacques de Lacretelle. Avec onze eaux-fortes de MARIE LAURENCIN. Société d'édition Le Livr. Émile Chamontin, directeur. 1926.4º m., rústica, intonso, sin desbarbar. Ejemplar no 228 de una tirada de 300 ejrs. En realidad es un viaje por España: Madrid, Toledo, Sevilla, Cádiz, Málaga, Granada, Córdoba, ilustrado con retratos femeninos de gran belleza.  [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ArteyGrafía. com / Elena Gallego]
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        Aus meiner Kindheit und Jugendzeit [Signed; Jack Palance's Copy] [From My Childhood and Youth; Memoirs of My Childhood and Youth]

      C. H. Beck'sche [C. H. Beck], 1926, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: very good, First editionA Very Good copy of the first German edition, first printing (spine ends modestly pushed, minor toning to the board extremities, a few tiny spots to the rear board, prior owner's ), in a Very Good toned dust jacket (chipping to the spine ends and panel corners, a small loss to the spine a bit below the center, small spot to front panel tape repairs on the verso (inside) to the spine, front panel's upper edge, upper rear flap turn), SIGNED BY ALBERT SCHWEITZER on the title page; Albert Schweitzer was all of Physician, Philosopher, medical missionary, organ virtuoso, Bach authority, New Testament Scholar, author, and winner of the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize. In presenting the Prize to Schweitzer, Gunnar Jahn, Chairman of the Nobel Committee, spoke extensively on Albert Schweitzer's youth and noted that "I have dwelt so long on Albert Schweitzer's youth because I believe that it explains all of his later life and work. Already at that time a flame burned within him, a flame which he has kept alight throughout his entire life and which has become the inspirational source for all his activity." This understanding of Schweitzer reveals the importance of the book herein described. Having a notable Provence, this copy belonged to the actor Jack Palance and carries the bookplate from the 2006 sale of this Personal Property loosely laid in.In our experience, signed copies of the book are quite scarce indeed. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY ALBERT SCHWEITZER.

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        Gästebuch des Offizierskorps der Wachtruppe vom 12. Aug. 1926 bis 10.Febr. 1937.

      Berlin: Wachtruppe, 1926 bis 1937.. 1. Aufl. ca. 2000 Autographen von Adligen: u.a. von Meyern-Hohenberg, Georg Richard Ernst Güntervon Drenkmann, von Schlippenbach, von Stockhausen, Uslar Gleichen, von Puttkamer, Stolberg-Stolberg, Eberhard Freiherr von Künsberg-späterer Chef des "SS-Sonderkommandos Gruppe Künsberg) und bekannten Persönlichkeiten aus den Bereichen Politik: u.a.Paul von Hindenburg(mehrfach), Adolf Hitler, Rittmeister Roland Strunk (Kriegsreporter des Völkischen Beobachters), Dr. Julius Lippert (1937-40 Stadtpräsident von Berlin und Freund von Joseph Goebbels), Dr. Karl Silex (Chefredakteur der DAZ, Kriegsgerichtsrat Robert Waldeck), Reichswehrminister Groener und Militär: alle Kommandanten von Berlin,General der Artillerie Freiherr von Fritsch (mehrfach), Henning von Treskow, die späteren Generäle bzw. Ritterkreuzträger Gerd von Rundstedt, Walter Spannenkrebs, Ewald von Kleist, Kurt Jürgen Freiherr von Lützow, Rudolf von Xylander, Werner von und zu Gilsa, Freiherr Wolf-Dietrich von Schleinitz, Hermann Reinicke, Walter Schade, Maximilian Grimmeiß, Robert Sattler, Ferdinand Bock von Wülfingen, Heinz Fiebig, Jürgen Schreiber, Genralmajor Ernst Schaumburg(mehrfach), Paul Mahlmann, Martin Grase(mehrfach), Paul von Hase, Otto von Knobelsdorff, General der Infanterie a.d.Otto Hasse, Oberst Irnfried von Wechmar, Oberst Paul Keiser und viele andere mehr, zahlreiche farbige Illustrationen( je nach Anlaß wurden die Blätter von Angehörigen der Wachtruppe-Verzeichnis der Zeichner im Anhang- typographisch oder zeichnerisch aufwendig gestaltet. ohne Pagnierung, Büttenpapier. Gr.-8°, floral geprägter Ledereinband mit Metallschließen, Einband leicht berieben, Einbandkanten berieben, innen an den Rändern leicht fingerfleckig, ansonsten sehr gutes Exemplar dieses imposanten Zeitdokumentes der Reichswehr/Wehrmacht.. Um die Gefahr einer Revolution zu begegnen, wurde das Wachregiment Berlin Anfang 1921 gegründet. Neben der Verteidigung der jungen Republik wurde das Wachregiment für zeremonielle und repräsentative Aufgaben wie Paraden und Wachdienste in der Hauptstadt eingesetzt. Das Wachregiment war kurzlebig und wurde im Juni 1921 aufgelöst. Allerdings wurde die Einheit im folgenden als Kommando der Wachtruppe (lit. Garde Troop Command), eine Einheit mit den gleichen Pflichten wie der Wachregiment reformiert. "Wachtruppe Berlin" wurde mit sieben Kompanien, einem Maschinengewehr Unternehmen und eine Artillerie-Batterie geschaffen, und es wurde an der Berlin-Moabit Kaserne stationiert. . Indem das Personal aus den verschiedensten Abteilungen und Ländern rekrutiert wurde (gut dokumentiert im Gästebuch)entstand damit eine einzigartige und im gewissen Sinne "gesamtdeutsche" Struktur innerhalb der Reichswehr. Die Truppen in jedem Unternehmen wurden aus den besten Soldaten in ihren Bereichen gewählt und sie wurden von ihrer ursprüngliche Einheit auf vierteljährlicher Basis abgestellt. Im Jahr 1934 wurde die Einheit Wachtruppe Berlin umbenannt und im Jahr 1936 die Zugabe von einem Hauptquartier und Verwaltungsgesellschaft erhöht die Größe der Einheit zu acht Unternehmen. Im Juni 1937 wurde die Einheit erneut umbenannt, diesmal in Wach-Regiment Berlin. Die Rekrutierung System wurde überarbeitet, mit Postings nicht mehr auf bereichsübergreifende Linien, sondern einzelne Soldaten der Einheit zur 6-Monats-Dienstzeiten geschrieben. Im April 1939 wurde das Wachregiment in dieser Form aufgelöst. Aus diesem und dem Infanterie-Lehr-Regiment Dallgow-Döberitz wurde das Infanterie-Regiment Großdeutschland (mot.) aufgestellt, das aus vier Bataillonen bestand. Im August musste der neu aufgestellte Verband ein "Führer-Begleitkommando" abgeben, zu dessen und seinen Nachfolgeverbänden als Aufgabe die Bewachung des Führerhauptquartiers gehörte. Nachdem im Oktober 1939 die Einheit auf den Truppenübungsplatz Grafenwöhr zur weiteren Zusammenführung und Abschluss der Umgliederung verlegt worden war, wurde das neue Regiment wiederum im November 1939 in den Westerwald nach Montabaur und Westerburg zur Reserve der Heeresgruppe A verlegt, wo es zeitgleich dem XIX. Armeekorps unter General Heinz Guderian unterstellt wurde.

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        NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS: BEING LETTERS AND NOTES ON THEIR MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND CONDITIONS, WRITTEN DURING EIGHT YEARS' TRAVEL AMONGST THE WILDEST TRIBES OF INDIANS IN NORTH AMERICA, 1832-1839 (2 Volumes, Complete)

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. Hard Cover. Octavo. 320 color illustrations on 180 plates, one of which is a large folding map--all present as called for; a beautiful set in publisher's red cloth with striking illustrated covers in black and gold; light shelfwear only and spines a trifle sunned and frayed at the ends; evidence of previous owner bookplate on both pastedowns else contents clean and binding sound.

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        All the Sad Young Men

      Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York 1926 - First Edition, First Printing with the 1926 date and publisher's seal printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket with the lips unbroken has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is great shape. The gold lettering on the spine is present without the normal rubbing. The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with the original dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Graven Images

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. The Riverside Press, 1926. First edition. ix, 101 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue paper over boards. Neat ownership signature to flyleaf, otherwise as new. Stunning copy of a fragile book, not even a hint of the usual discoloration.

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        Handbuch der Experimentalphysik.

      Leipzig, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1926-1937... Bände 1 - 26 und 2 Bände Ergänzungswerk in 46 Bänden. 8°. Original Halbledereinbände mit Rückenvergoldung (Band IX/1 blauer Leineneinband).. Band 1 mit Stempel "Arbeitsgruppe Hahn-Meitiner". Das vorliegende Werk stammt aus dem ehemaligen Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Chemie an dem Otto Hahn und Lise Meitner die Kernspaltung entdeckten und somit eine neue Ära der Menschheit eingeleitet haben. Band IX/1 in Reprint. Titel gestempelt und Buchrücken leicht berieben. Ohne den allerhöchstwahrscheinlich nicht im Druck erschienen Band 16/2, ansonsten absolut vollständiges und gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1926

      John Wisden & Co. 1926 - 63rd edition. Original hardback. Edges and corners bumped and a little worn, gilt bright. Internally good. A very good copy. 

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        A classification of the tumors of the glioma group on a histogenetic basis with a correlated study of prognosis.

      J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, London & Montreal 1926 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [6], 175; illustrated throughout with 108 figures; original red cloth; bookplate; very good, with corners bumped and slight curve to textblock. Presentation copy from Bailey to a fellow surgeon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Winnie-the-Pooh With Decorations by Ernest H Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co., (1926).. First edition, 8vo, (xvi), 158, (2) pp. Illustrations throughout, map endpapers, brief contemporary inscription to fly leaf and a small, partially removed, booksellers' label to the foot of the paste down. Original gilt decorated green cloth, t.e.g., mild darkening of spine, some minor marks and rubbing.

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        THE TORRENTS OF SPRING

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1926. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in dust jacket, multiple chips tears staining. True First Edition with the Scribner seal printed on the copyright page. Published 1926 with no indication of later printings. Original First Issue dust jacket has the printed price of $1.50 present on the front flap and only 9 titles listed on the rear panel. Hemingways first novel, issued in a small printing of only 1,250 copies. This is priced to sell! .

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        International Theatre Exposition New York 1926. Steinway Building 27. February - 15. March. The Little Review, Quarterly Journal of Art and Letters 1926, Vol. XI, No. 2. Special Theatre Number, Winter [Catalogue]

      New York The Little Review 1926 0 - 122 S. mit 75 s/w-Reproduktionen von Bühnenmodellen, Szenenentwürfen und Figurinen, OBroschur, 19,3 x 24,5 cm. Umlaufend gestaltet in orange-roter Typografie u. illustriert mit einer grafischen Notation "Autotheatre Optophon" von Kiesler zur Theaterausstellung in Paris 1925. Innendeckel je typografisch gestaltet in orange-roter Schrift. - Der Katalog zur Ausstellung, nachträglich erschienen als Sonderausgabe der legendären amerikanischen Avantgarde-Zeitschrift "The Little Review". Jane Heap lud Kiesler - der seitdem in Amerika lebte - zur Kooperation und massgeblichen Beteiligung an dieser Ausstellung ein. Heap zeichnet allein verantwortlich für den Katalog, der Einfluss von Kiesler ist jedoch unverkennbar. Insgesamt werden 1843 Ausstellungsstücke nach Ländern bzw. Namen verzeichnet. Katalog und redaktioneller Teil sind "ineinander" montiert. Beiträge: The Theatre is Dead - Foreword (Friedrich Kiesler). A New Realism - The Object (Fernand Leger). The Russian Theatre of Today (S. Margoline). Rhythm (Hans Richter). The Work of V. Huzar (Huzar). The Swedish Ballet (Rolf de Mare). What is the Theatre (Herwarth Walden). A Theatre for Us (A. R. Orage). The Theatrical Theatre (Anton Giuglio Bragaglia). The Marionette in the Theatre (Remo Bufano). Lusitania - A Play in Three Scenes (Alfred Döblin). Vademacum for the Stage (M. Fontana). Psofarmoni (Luigi Russolo). The Soirees de Paris (Comte de Beaumont). Gas (Louis Lozowick). Debacle of the Modern Theatre (Friedrich Kiesler). Of What Are the Young Films Dreaming (Comte de Beaumont). The New Opera and the New Stage (Paul Stefan). The American Stage (S. Ignatoff). The Theatre (Adolf Loos). Overshooting the Mark (Cleon Throckmorton). The Magnetic Theatre (Enrico Prampolini). Scenic Art in Poland (A. Woroniecke). Ballad of the City (Franz T. Czokor). Buchzustand: eine 1 cm Fehlstelle sowie zwei Fehlstellen 0,4 cm am Rücken des Broschurumschlags, dieser am unteren Kapitalbereich im Rückenfalz 1 cm gerissen. Untere Umschlagkanten mit wenigen minimalen Randläsuren. Untere rechte Ecke des Vorderdeckels mit geringem Abriss. Exemplar größtenteils nicht aufgeschnitten u. innen tadellos. In dieser schönen Erhaltung von großer Seltenheit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Metropolis

      DE: August Scherl. Berlin, August Scherl, 1926. First edition in wraps. A fine copy with light edge wear and some toning / spotting to the rear. Ink inscription to title page. Eight plates featuring stills from the film and a cover illustration from Willy Reimann. An exceptional copy. . Fine. Paperback. 1st Edition. 1926.

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        THE OLD SERGEANT'S STORY, WINNING THE WEST FROM THE INDIANS AND BAD MEN IN 1870-1876.

      Frederick H. Hitchcock, 1926. - First edition. Cloth, 220pp., 8 plates. The author was a recognized Medal of Honor recipient; a participant in many campaigns against Comanche and Kiowa hostiles with Col. Ranald Mackenzie's 4th Cavalry. In 1919 & 1920, he published several pamphlets, now rare, about his Indian-fighting experiences on the southern plains. John B. Charlton, the "Old Sergeant", a comrade of Carter's throughout their years with the 4th Cavalry, read Carter's stories and wrote to Carter in 1921. This began a year and a half of frequent, lengthy correspondence between Carter and Charlton, that ended with Charlton's death in March, 1922. Through the detailed, warm correspondence between the two, Carter presents an insightful, first-hand account of the legendary campaigns of Mackenzie's 4th Cavalry from 1871 through 1874. "Mackenzie's Raid" into Mexico; the capture of outlaw "Red" McLaughlin by Charlton and, famous scout, Jack Stillwell; and the 4th Cavalry battles against the Comanches and Kiowas at McClellan's Creek, Palo Duro Canyon, and the north fork of the Red River are among the many incidents recorded. Of special interest is Charlton's account of the killing of Setank, by Charlton, when Setank, Big Tree, and Satanta were being transported to Ft. Richardson, Texas to stand trial for the killing of 7 teamsters of the Warren Wagon Train when they were attacked by Indians east of Ft. Richardson. In addition, Charlton tells Carter about his experience in Colorado, as an independent freight hauler, when, under escort of Major Thornburgh, they were attacked by Ute Indians and kept under siege for 6 days before being rescued. Charlton was hauling freight to the White River Agency in 1879, when the Utes killed Agent Meeker, captured Meeker's wife and daughter, and wreaked havoc throughout the region. Great history, and a warm and occasionally touching reflection by two "old soldiers". Indian wars historian, John M. Carroll wrote that "Carter's enormously important writings on frontier military history will be recognized as source material for all future historians." An important, first-hand record. Previous owners bookplate on front pastedown, else a fine, bright copy in protective slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        TRN.

      Prag, TRN, 1926.. Humor Psina Svejkovina Fory Tendence Satira Karikatura. II. Rocnik, 1-12. 4°. 11 illustr. bzw. typographisch gestaltete OBrosch. (vereinzelt im Falz etwas eingerissen). Je 16-24 SS. mit zahlr. Illustr. und Karikaturen.. Erste Ausgaben, Heft 1 in zweiter Ausgabe. - Zweiter Jahrgang der seltenen tschechischen Studenten-Zeitung. Mit Texten von Ivan Goll, Oskar Kanehl, Karel Vanek (häufig), Arkadij Awertschenko, Wladimir Majakowskij, Sergej Esenin, Michail Soschtschenko, Isaak Babel u.a. Die Illustrationen stammen von George Grosz (6), Dmitri Moor, Frans Masereel, Th. Th. Heine u.a. - Die Hefte meist ungebunden (so erschienen) und mit senkrechter Knickfalte, ein Umschlag mit leichten Läsuren, sonst gut erhalten. - Nur ein Exemplar dieses Jahrgangs in deutschen Bibliotheken, in der tschechischen Nationalbibliothek nur als Kopie erhalten.

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        Places of Meeting of the Meadow Brook Hounds. [Cover title:] Fixtures of the Meadow Brook Hounds

      From Harry & Madeline Atherton, 1926. Folding map "Places of Meeting of the Meadow Brook Hunt" (9 x 16-1/2 inches on a 12 x 18 inch sheet), backed with cloth and folded. Pastedown with printed text within floral border with riding helmets and crossed whips. Fox mask vignette on title page; stannding hound as tailpiece. [8] pp. Square 32mo. Red satin wallet binding, upper cover printed in gilt. Minor edge wear, text and map fine and fresh. Rare Sporting Map of the Meadow Brook Hunt A finely detailed map of sporting Long Island, depicting roads and forests and fields, with owners of the estates names, and identifying 18 fixtures of the Meadow Brook Hunt. The map stretches from Old Westbury to the estate of R.C. Thomas just over the Suffolk County line.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Sashka Jigouleff

      Jarrolds, 1926. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; a fair reading copy; first UK edition; no writing inside; some foxing to page edges; some faint markings to cover boards. 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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        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

      London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.,, 1926. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in red. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Spine rolled and slightly faded, spine ends frayed, tips worn, contents mildly foxed; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Post Adolescence

      (Paris: Contact Publishing Co, 1926. First edition. Printed in Dijon by Darantiere. 119 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Tan wrappers, printed in brown. Spine is a little worn. In brown slipcase and chemise. " 'Post-Adolescence', actually McAlmon's first book, having been written previously to 'A Hasty Bunch', continued the story, with the scene shifting to Greenwich Village, where McAlmon had lived briefly in 1920, and where hge had maet four of the authors he was publishing in 1923-Williams, Mina Loy, Hartley and of course Bryher-each of whom, with the exception of Bryher, appeared, thinly disguised, in McAlmon's book. Williams reviewing 'Post-Adolescence' in 1924 fot Transatlantic Review, callled it a'journal intime, emphasising that the book had only one character, 'a young man hounded in his own body by the realities of love and sex, which just at the close of adolescnce are seen introspectively possessing him.' " Ford, "Published in Paris"

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        Les oraisons amoureuses de Jeanne-Aurelie Grivolin lyonnaise. Illustre de quinze pointes seches et d'ornements originaux de Yan B. Dyl.

      Paris, "La Connaissance", (typographie de R. Coulouma, Argenteuil), 1926,. gr. in-8vo, 2 ff., titre en bistre et noir + XII + 215 ff., orne de 166 bandeaux et culs-de-lampe, graves sur cuivre et tires en bistre + 15 pointes-seches rehaussees a la gouache et a l'aquarelle (coloris de Tabary), non rogne, minime dechirure en haut de la page de garde devant, reliure en maroquin mosaique faite a la main par Vera Creola sur brochure originale illustree (avec une jolie vignette en couleurs).. Seduisantes illustrations de 1925 de ce classique libertin, remarquable par l'abondance des compositions et ornements, l'epure exemplaire du trait et la delicatesse des pochoirs. Un des plus elegants livres illustres par Yan B. DYL, maitre de l'art-decoratif. Tirage a 500 exemplaires, un des 384 exemplaires sur Annam, nr. 423. Reliure recente tres reussie par Vera Creola a Berne.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Carteret IV/317.

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