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        The Stock Market

      MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY 1926 - Gilt title on spine. Some light rubs on cover boards and edges. Pages browning. Spine slightly detached but in place. Shelf-cocked. DATE PUBLISHED: 1926 EDITION: 667 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The Benson Murder Case

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 - First Edition, First Printing with the 1926 date printed on the title page. An attractive copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. The book is clean, and the binding is tight. The boards have minor wear to the edges and spine. The pages are quite clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Van Dine First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Die deutschen Bildteppiche des Mittelalters. 3 Bände.,

      Wien, Schroll, 1926 - Band 1: 320 S., 91 Textabb. Band 2+3: 344 Tafeln (kpl.). Private Halblederbände mit Rückenschild, gering beschabt. Geschichte, Entwurf und Technik des frühen deutschen Bildteppichs bis etwa 1600. Sehr dekorativ gebundene Ausgabe ! LA180.1 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buchhaus Stern-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG]
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        Building Plans and Hand Colored Elevation for a Building for James H. Hjul on Front St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, September 1926 - September 1927. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 36". 23 sheets. Job #173. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Raison d'être

      First edition, one of 33 numbered copies on Holland limited edition of 12 after Japan.Autograph signature of the author on a guard.Guards and some witnesses marginally shaded, nice copy with all margins. Editions du Verseau Lausanne 1926 19x27cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le thé du capitaine Sogoub

      Original, one of 60 numbered copies on Imperial Japan Edition, limited edition of 20 vellum vessel having Japan as a double suite of illustrations. Our copy, as it is stated in the justification of the draw, although the double suite includes illustrations. Illustrated book of 6 etchings inset of Natalia Goncharova. Nice copy back slightly discolored, which is rare. Au sans pareil Paris 1926 14,5x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        L'eubage aux antipodes de l'unité

      First Edition, one copy of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author to "Napoleon" Jeanneret, whose affectionate nickname Cendrars dons his compatriot Pierre Jeanneret, architect, cousin and partner of The He is passionate about ideas and modernist vision of these two architects whose manifesto "Five Points to a New Architecture "defining their architectural aesthetic is published in the same year 1926. Cendrars in Utopialand draw up a picture of the future Brasilia inspired by the work of his friends. Dos and flat marginally insolated. It should be noted that like all copies of the Press, the book does not contain engravings of Joseph Hecht, following the wishes of Blaise Cendrars who do not appreciate. Au sans pareil Paris 1926 14x19,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La Gloire de Râma, 1926-1927

      Complete and original autograph manuscript signed 176 folio pages written in black ink on the front. Jacketed autographs a little torn, the second dated Paris - October 9, 1926 and Paris - November 8, 1927 Many autograph corrections of the author and title crossed out (initially History of Rama). Romance novel based on the Ramayana epic poem ancient Sanskrit. S.n. S.l. 1926-1927 176pp. in-folio en feuillets

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Céleste Ugolin

      First edition, one of the copies of the Press. Binding to bradel half navy morocco, smooth spine, tail date, marbled paper dishes, 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. Simon Kra Paris 1926 13x18cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La tentation de l'Occident

      First edition, one of the copies of the press service.Binding to bradel half morocco chocolate, smooth back, gilded tail date marbled paper dishes, preserved covers, gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Signed autograph of the author Marius Boisson. Grasset Paris 1926 12x19cm relié

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        TALES OF THE ANGLER'S ELDORADO NEW ZEALAND

      Harper & Brothers Pubishers, 1926, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket, First Edition; First PrintingFirst edition [stated, with code G-A on the copyright page]. Oversize 11 by 8 inch bound in dark blue cloth with gold gilt lettering and with a design stamped in blind to the front board, 228 pages, illusrated "with over 100 illustrations from photographs taken by the author and from drawings by Frank E. Phares" [including pictorial endpapers]. 1927 gift inscription [from A. F. M. To J. Roberts Mead] on the blank preliminary page following the front flyleaf. Solid very good copy light bumping to the spine ends, minor bumping to the fore-edge corners, a few very small areas of discoloration and fading to the cloth, in a edgeworn and spine-faded Dust Wrapper with light chipping to the spine head corners and with a small snagged tear under the first T of the title on the front panel. See Photos ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 228 pages

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        China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. First edition in Jacket, chemise and slipcase

      A beautiful copy preserved in the more desirable art deco jacket. Housed in custom chemise and green quarter morocco slipcase. Photographs of Peking storefronts by J.D. Zumbrun; color lithographs of shop signs by Kent Crane. Deckled edges.; 4to; xx, 227 pages

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc., FABA]
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        The Torrents of Spring: A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race

      Small octavo (19.5cm.); original dark green cloth in tan pictorial dust jacket; [8],143pp.; illus. Some wear to jacket extremities, including a few short closed tears, the largest to front panel bottom edge, measuring 1.75" and affecting the "Y" in "HEMINGWAY." Jacket spine darkened, but overall Near Very Good. Small contemporary bookseller ticket mounted to front free endpaper; textblock About Fine. This first edition issued in a run of 1250 copies. HANNEMAN A4a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Paramount Pictures: 15th birthday group : World-wide Celebration of 15 Years of Continuour Leadership of Paramount Pictures [Pre-production working copy]

      New York City : Paramount Pictures, [1926], 1926, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Pre-Publication EditionPortfolio folio copy in an elaborately decorated cloth binding. The binding is somewhat worn around the spine and panel edges, with some surface cracks visible on the spine cover. Some posters are card-backed and loosely inserted, with some minor dulling and edge-wear. The other posters are in a cord-bound section of the folder. This unique collector's item remains particularly well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: In-house pre-publication working copy of '15th birthday group : World-wide Celebration of 15 Years of Continuour Leadership of Paramount Pictures'. 40 x 30cm. Contents include 18 full-colour double-sided film posters, loosely inserted, and 11 double-sided film posters in a cord-bound section of the title. The cord-bound section also features some blank leaves with MS instructions indicating the placing of the plates and contents. Subjects: Paramount Pictures -- Movie memorabilia -- Film -- United States -- Film posters -- Motion pictures -- Film history -- Film studies -- 1920s -- 20th century. Films featured on posters include: Old Ironsides, Moon of Israel, The College Flirt, Born to the West, The Quarterback, The Thief of Dreams, The Rough Riders, Sorrows of Satan, Beau Geste, The Covered Wagon, Nell Gwyn and many others.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      FIRST EDITION, pp. xvi, 159, crown 8vo, original dark green cloth, upper board stamped in gilt with Shepard vignette and single fillet border, bottom corner of lower board a little bumped, backstrip lettered in gilt with tips a trifle softened, t.e.g., others roughtrimmed, endpaper maps by E.H. Shepard, bookplate tipped in to initial blank, dustjacket with the lightest of rubbing to extremities and a few faint handling marks, head of backstrip panel a little nicked and creased, near fine With the publisher’s original prospectus for the book, a single folded sheet printed on all sides in red and black, laid in at front - a fascinating insert. All first issue points present.

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        Pertinent & Impertinent. An Assortment of Verse.

      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, during 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. (Sewell & Taylor A139, Cleverdon 42). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        WINNIE THE POOH

      London: Methuen & Co. 1926. First edition, first printing. Publisher?'s original green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. A superb very near fine copy, the cloth spotlessly clean and the gilt sharp and bright. Very light pushing to the spine tips. The contents are clean and tight, the only marking being a child?'s ownership inscription to page one. A lovely copy. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Pertinent & Impertinent. An Assortment of Verse.

      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. Bound in quarter linen and gray paper-covered boards. Includes the rare original dust wrapper, printed in gold. Edges of jacket faded, else fine. (Sewell & Taylor A139, Cleverdon 42; Gill 390). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Punkt und Linie zu Fläche. Beitrag zur Analyse der malerischen Elemente.

      4to. Mit 1 Vierfarbendruck, 102 Figuren (im Text u. auf 5 nn. Bl.) u. 25 Taf. (in der Paginierung). 190 S., 3 Bl. OBrosch. m. blau u. schwarz gest. Vorderdeckel sowie Rückentitel (Gestaltung: Herbert Bayer). Erste Ausgabe. - Bauhausbücher 9, hrsg. v. Walter Gropius u. L. Moholy-Nagy. - Umschlag stockfleckig u. angeschmutzt, Ecken bestoßen. Widmung auf Vortitel, die ersten 2 Bl. angeknickt. Einige Bl. m. angeknickten Ecken, sonst sauber u. wohlerhalten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Letters of Sir Walter Raleigh (1879-1922)

      22), 1926 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the correspondences of Sir Walter Raleigh, scholar, poet and author. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. He was Professor of English Literature at the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in Aligarh (188587), Professor of Modern Literature at the University College Liverpool (18901900), Regius Professor of English Language and Literature at Glasgow University (19001904), and Chair of English Literature at Oxford University and Fellow of Merton College, Oxford (190422). Raleigh was knighted in 1911. Complete in two volumes. Bookseller's labe of B. H. Blackwell to front pastedown. Condition: In green cloth bindings. Externally, very smart, with just some slight bumping to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just some spotting to the textblock edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        RESIDENCIA - REVISTA CUATRIMESTRAL DE LA RESIDENCIA DE ESTUDIANTES - ENERO-ABRIL 1926 - MADRID - VOL. I - NUM. 1

      - 1926, Madrid, Revista numero 1, distitos autores, y articulos, 96 paginas, mas VIII, paginas, 28x21, cubiertas origionales en rustica, 400 gramos, buen estado

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        THE TEMPEST

      London: William Heinemann 1926. First edition thus. Original black cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine copy, the boards clean and the gilt bright. The contents are complete, clean and bright and without inscriptions or stamps. There is light spotting to the text block edges, visible when the book is closed. All 20 tipped in colour plates are present, as called for, without creases and in fine condition. Complete with the original lightly rubbed and dusty dustwrapper which is without loss but a little darkened to the spine. An excellent copy. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The Man in the Brown Suit

      UK: The Bodley Head, 1926. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie First Edition The Bodley Head 1926. Second Impression (popular edition). No foxing or browning. Small name inscription to fep. Covers VG in pictorial dust jacket (circa 1935), showing only light wear and not price clipped. Extremely scarce.

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        TRAITE DE MECANIQUE RATIONNELLE (5 tomes). Cinquième édition, entièrement refondue

      Gauthier Villars, Cours de Mécanique de la Faculté des Sciences, 619/575/674/392/292/198 pp., Paris 1926 - T. I: Tactique, dynamique du point. T. II: Dynamique des systèmes, mécanique analytique. Quatrième édition, 1931. T. III: Equilibre et mouvement des milieux continus. Troisième édition, 1928. T. IV: Fascicule I, figures d' équilibrie d'une masse liquide homogène en rotation. Deuxème édition revue et augmentées. Leçons publiés avec le concours de Alex Veronnet. 1932. Fascicule II: Figure de la terre et des planètes. 1937. T. V: Elements de calcul tensoriel, applications géométriques et mécaniques. Deuxième edition revue par René Thiry, 1933. Text in french. === CIENCIAS Y TECNOLOGIA === [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buenos Aires Libros]
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        Along the Rivieras of France and Italy

      London - J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1926 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated guide to the French and Italian rivieras. Illustrated throughout with numerous colour plates and vignettes. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally smart, with just some light bumping. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some loss and large closed tears. Internally, firmly bound. Pages arebright and generally clean, though with some spotting to the textblock edge. Overall:VERY GOOD in a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        First Steps to Rackets

      London: Mills & Boon. (1926). First. First edition. Octavo. 136, 16 ads pp., plates. Green cloth. A slight bump on the front board, very good or better without dustwrapper. Inscribed by one of the co-authors: "To George Standing in grateful remembrance of the pleasure of meeting. Clarence N. Bruce. Jan. 1928." Not to be confused with either tennis or squash, rackets or racquets is an indoor racquet sport played in the United Kingdom, United States, and Canada. The sport is infrequently called "hard rackets," possibly to distinguish it from the related sport of squash (formerly called "squash rackets"). Both authors were rackets champions and the recipient, George Standing, was the head professional at the New York Racket and Tennis Club, and was runner-up for the World Championship in 1897. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Chad Gadya Had Gadya

      Bnei Betzalel, Jerusalem, Eretz Israel 1926 - 10 color illustrations after Raban with free verse rendering of the traditional Passover song below, musical notes on last leaves. followed by publisher's ad. Perhaps the finest of Raban's illustrated works. Raban was a major Jewish artist born in Poland. He studied in Munich and Brussels and was heavily influenced by the jugendstil (art nouveau) movement of that era. He moved to Israel in 1912 and joined Boris Schatz's Bezalel School. 8vo, original color-pictorial wrappers, Ze'ev Raban (born Wolf Rawicki, 1890-1970), studied sculpture and the decorative arts in Europe, first in his hometown and later in Munich, Paris, and Brussels. At the Kunstgewerbechule in Munich, Raban learned design, including object and jewelry design, in Paris, he specialized in sculpture; and in Brussels, he was influenced by Symbolism and earned his living through architectural decoration projects. Raban reached Eretz-Israel in 1912 and joined the staff of the Bezalel School in Jerusalem, at the invitation of its director, Boris Schatz. In 1914, he was appointed director of the brass and copper repousse department. Raban viewed himself as a pioneer in the renewal of Hebrew art in Eretz-Israel and was actively involved in the forming of the ethos of the growing nation. He encouraged tourism through his poster art, illustrated Hebrew primers, and endowed decorative and functional objects with Jewish/Hebrew content. Raban underwent a metamorphosis in art from the western art of his studies to an incorporation of Eastern techniques and motifs, and the use of indigent flora and fauna. An important stage in that transformation was the adoption of the Yemenite as a model for the Biblical figure. Raban's acquaintance had been with a European Symbolism that was international, equivocal, and often personal. But in Erez Israel, Raban created a "Hebrew Symbolism" that was national and carried a clear message, although he still preferred the ideal and the archetypal over realistic. He developed a visual lexicon of motifs based on Jewish designs and topics, and to these he added his own Hebrew calligraphic script and other decorative elements, to form what was to become the "Bezalel style". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Blätter aus der Geschichte der Schutztruppe für Kamerun.

      Heidelberg, Carl Pfeffer, [1926].. Herausgegeben am Tage der Enthüllung des Ehrenmals der Kameruner Helden vom Verein der Offiziere der ehemaligen Kaiserlichen Schutztruppe für Kamerun. Original-Kartoneinband mit silbergeprägtem Reichsadler, 8°, 96 Seiten, einige photographische Abbildungen, vorderer Deckel mit Knickspur am oberen Eck, unteres Eck bestoßen (s. Bild), Widmung von alter Hand auf Titel, innen sehr sauber, Bindung intakt, schönes Exemplar der seltenen Schrift..

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        La Tentativa del hombre infinito.

      1926 - Buenos Aires, Editorial Nacimiento, 1926. Primera edición. (19 x 19 cm.). Sin paginación. Encuadernación en rustica. Ejemplar, en buen estado de conservación. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Beautiful Flowers and How To GrowThem

      London - T. C. and E. C. Jack Ltd., 1926 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A wonderfully illustrated copy of this horticultural work by Horace and Walter Wright. Illustrated with twenty-four plates in full colour by Beatrice Parsons, Eleanor Fortesque Brickdale, Hugh L. Norris, Margaret Waterfield, A. Fairfax Muckley, Francis G. James and Anna Lea-Merritt. Including chapters on roses, rockery plants, greenhouse flowers and much more. Condition: In a green cloth binding. Externally smart, though with some fading to the spine and some slight bumping. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages arebright and quite clean, with just a few scattered spots. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        SIGNED ORIGINAL FANTASY PRINT

      1926 - Provenance: Rex Arrowsmith, renowned Santa Fe Native American art dealer. Print is in pristine condition. Signed in pencil lower right. Frame size: 26" x 22". Painting size: 20" x 16". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Aux quatre coins de Paris. Bois originaux de Henry Cheffer.

      - Société des amis des livres, 1926. In-4, (4)-182-(10) pp., reliure demi-maroquin vert, titre et tête dorés, couverture et dos conservés (dos légèrement insolé). Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires numérotés. Exemplaire nominatif du Marquis de Sayve. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Den Gr?nne Hat

      Copenhagen - Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag, 1926 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A clean, bright, Danish translation of The Green Hat by Michael Arlen. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper-covered boards. Michael Arlen, 1895 1956, whose original name was Dikran Kouyoumdjian, was an Armenian essayist, short story writer, novelist, playwright, and scriptwriter, who had his greatest successes in the 1920s while living and writing in England. Although Arlen is most famous for his satirical romances set in English smart society, he also wrote gothic horror and psychological thrillers. The book that catapulted author Michael Arlen to fame and fortune in the 1920s, The Green Hat is a tale of the lost generation, those members of postwar fashionable London society. His characters are cynical and disillusioned, with a sharp, biting wit. Although sophisticated, the book is also a sentimental romance set in London and Paris. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including slight bumping. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with some marks to the first few pages. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Voyage géologique et minéralogique en Corse

      1926 - Manuscrit in-16 de 87 pages. Copie par A. de Campestre de l'original du manuscrit de Gueymard, prêté par Tériaux, pharmacien, aide à l'hôpital d'Ajaccio. Le manuscrit de Gueymard sera édité beaucoup plus tard. Document exceptionnel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        HERE AND BEYOND

      D. Appleton & Company, New York, London 1926 - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-324 [325] [326: blank], original dark blue moire patterned cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, pictorial endpapers, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. Collects six stories, including "Miss Mary Pask" and a vampire tale "Bewitched." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 181. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1687. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-252. Bleiler (1978), p. 207. Reginald 15186. Top edge of text block a little dusty, lower corners a little bumped, a fine copy in a very good dust jacket, light shelf wear to edges, small closed tear with crease to lower front panel, chip to head of spine panel, some fading to the light purple of the jacket to spine panel and edges. (14131) First edition. First printing with "(1)" below last line of text on page [325] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Old Beautiful

      London - Mills and Boon, 1926 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A first limited edition of these interesting memoirs of an antiques dealer, signed by the author. Bound in half paper vellum with gilt lettering. With 23 illustrations. This edition is limited to one hundred copies for sale, of which this is number 24. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, with slight edge wear and discolouration. Internally the pages are clean and bright. There is a small closed tear to the lower margin of p 99,not affecting the text. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Sun Also Rises

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1926. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in black on gilt paste-down labels. With bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine cocked, edges and endpapers lightly tanned, small dark stain to top edge and the top margin of three gatherings, text block cracked at three points but firm. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of Hemingway's second novel. With the errors "down-staris" on page 164 and "stoppped" on page 181.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF ROBERT BURNS

      1926. [with letters from Robert Ainslie] [In ten volumes.] Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926. Bound in the publisher's deluxe binding of three-quarter dark blue morocco with gilt-paneled spines bearing thistle devices. Large Paper Edition, this being copy #110 of the 750 American copies (there were also 250 English copies). Included are the Poems in five volumes, the Glossary, Notes & Indexes in one volume, and the Letters in four volumes. Some sets were issued in standard cloth, while others (like this one) were issued at extra cost in this handsome morocco binding. All ten volumes are in fine condition (just a few small rubs), with many of the leaves still unopened.~Tipped in at the beginning of the first volume are several holograph items in the hand of Robert Ainslie (1766-1838), who was a friend, traveling companion and correspondent of Burns and the author of several books including IN THE LAND OF BURNS (in fact, about 16 letters to Ainslie are included in the Letters volumes of this set). Two of the holograph items, in Ainslie's hand, are a poem celebrating the anniversary of Burns's birthday and an "Extract" about the birthday celebration in Edinburgh. The other three tipped-in items are letters (written and signed by Ainslie) addressed to John Childs -- who was a printer in Bungay, Suffolk who made a name for himself publishing inexpensive but quality literature "for the millions." One of the letters thanks Childs for his "Tam o' Shanter," while the other two (dated January 1824) involve arrangements for the celebration of Burns's birthday. (Burns had died in 1796, but his 65th birthday would have been coming up on January 25th in 1824.) The items are all folded, and two of the letters have some tears at the folds, and chips due to the original sealing-wax.

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