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        Lysistrata by Aristophanes. Done Into English by Jack Lindsay. Illustrations by Norman Lindsay

      London: Fanfrolico Press. 1926. First. First edition thus. Illustrated by Norman Lindsay. Tall folio. Blue half leather and cloth gilt. Modest rubbing at the spine, particularly at the ends, tiny nick on front fly, endpapers foxed but the text and plates are clean, overall very good or better. Copy number 288 (of 750) Signed by Jack Lindsay. Finely printed version of Aristophanes' satirical comedy about the women of Greece withholding their sexual favors until the men stop fighting with each other, with some of Norman Lindsay's best erotic illustrations. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original Greta Garbo and John Gilbert Candid Photograph

      Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Hollywood 1926 - Superb early & rare 8" x 10" candid still of Garbo and her frequent co-star and some say lover John Gilbert. The still pictures them supposedly listening to a prize fight over the radio and was used as publicity for their just released film "Flesh And The Devil." I've never seen this picture reproduced in any book on Garbo. Caption on verso. Minute chipping to the left white margin along with some small tape mends to the verso of the photograph. The image itself is near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        Les fromages

      Paris: Editions Jean Budry & C., 1926. Edizione originale di 400 es. numerati. broch. Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Con una bella litografia a colori in antiporta (cm 23,5x17,5) Libro stampato a Dijon da Maurice Darantiere. Uno dei 360 esemplari su carta vergata Arches color crema. Es. 324 Mancanza nella parte superiore del dorso di 2 cm. Copertine brunite (Abrasion to the spine of cm 2. Browned covers)

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        Cover Charge

      New York: Boni & Liveright. 1926. First. First edition. Corners bumped, modest tears at the spine ends, and hinges starting, a near very good copy lacking the very uncommon dustwrapper. First book by the much admired genre writer whose work is periodically rediscovered. This copy is nicely Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, utilizing most of the front fly: "To Ken Daughrity in memory of many pleasant sympathies we share / from his devoted friend Cornell Woolrich. New York Aug. 10, 1926." Daughrity's pencil signature appears on the rear fly as "D'Aughrity," and a penciled address is on the front pastedown. Kenneth L. Daughrity was an Edgar Allan Poe scholar who published several papers on Poe in the 1930s. A pleasant association as Woolrich is considered one of the great 20th Century successors to Poe. The novel, which is a Jazz Age imitation of Woolrich's then-idol F. Scott Fitzgerald, features a female character named Vera Dougherty, and perhaps the recipient of this copy lent a variation of his name to her. Woolrich signed little, and but for this copy, we've never seen a copy of his first book signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Nigger Heaven

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1926. First. First edition. Some chipping to the cloth at the crown, front hinge neatly restored, still a sound, very good copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed to Dorothy Peterson: "Carl Van Vechten to his friend Dorothy Peterson. July 25, 1926." A novel about a young couple in Harlem, set amid the cabarets and soirees of the Harlem Renaissance, which has been controversial ever since it was published because of its title. However, Van Vechten, who was white, was tireless in his support of African-American artists and writers even after the glamour of the Renaissance, which had drawn so many white intellectuals to Harlem, had waned. The recipient, Dorothy Peterson, was the model for the book's female heroine. Peterson co-founded both the Harlem Experimental Theatre and the Harlem Suitcase Theatre, and her home was one of Harlem's most important and well-attended literary salons. She also devoted herself to collecting manuscripts of Harlem Renaissance notables, and eventually helped Van Vechten donate the material that was the basis for the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of Negro Arts and Letters at Yale University. She was a sponsor of the short-lived but influential periodical Fire!!, and was also reputed to be "the one Afro-American woman [Jean] Toomer [who soon after married a white woman] was once thought to care about" (Berry, p.214). A spectacular association copy. .

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        THE SUN ALSO RISES (stoPPPed)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926 - Charles Scribner's Sons. NY. 259 pages. 1st edition 1st printing with 1926 on both the title page and the copyright page while also having the scribners seal / colophon present. True 1st printing with spelling error present on page 181 "stoppped". Black cloth shows light handling, scuffing and wear with light rubbing and a tiny bump to edges. Gold paper label on backstrip is cracked. Endpapers are bright and clean. Old bookseller's code written in pencil on rear pastedown. A very nice copy, tight and clean. Includes a facsimile DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1926]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] 1-339 [340: printer's colophon] [note: first leaf is blank except for signature mark "A" printed on recto],. original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed.. Mild shelf wear to corners and spine ends, spotting to page edges, a. very good copy in very good dust jacket with dust soiling, small chip. to upper front corner, light shelf wear along top edge, light. chipping to upper spine end, two small chips from upper edge of rear. panel, light shelf wear with minor loss to lower spine end, several. tiny chips and shelf wear along bottom rear edge, and small chip and. creasing with short closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel near. rear flap fold. (#125712). First edition. Signed by Dunsany. "An excellent fantasy in the tradition of George MacDonald." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-117. "In many ways this volume alone justifies Dunsany's important place in the history of fantasy." - Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 79-80. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 583. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 894. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 232-35. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 65. Reginald 04607. Anderson I.44.a.1.

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        Winnie the Pooh

      London: Methuen, 1926. Signed. True First Edition, First Printing. Signed lightly in pencil by A.A. Milne on the title page. Lacking dust jacket. In Good+ condition. Cloth shows rubbing, soiling and edge wear, with bubbling to rear. Light lean to binding. Glue repairs to binding evident, with a tape repair to at least one gutter. Pages are soiled, with light staining, smudges, a few tears and signs of wear. True first printing of the true first printing, as the British edition precedes the American, as well as all others; Signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Shepard, E.H.. Very good condition with no wrapper. Deluxe edition in publisher's red calf binding with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. Cream pictorial endpapers. 158 pages. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. There is slight chipping (with very slight loss) to top and tail of spine and spine is ever so slightly sunned. Cover edges are ever so slightly darkened. There is a small pen mark to the front endpaper. Contents are clean. A lovely copy. [R]

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      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1926. Octavo (187 x 123 mm). Bound in recent green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers,gilt edges. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. A very good copy in a handsome binding. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BEAUX-ARTS DES MODES. Modèles originaux. Hiver 1927.

      S/imp. París, 1926 - . 39 cm. Núm. VI. 2 h.y 54 lám. grabadas coloreadas a mano con acuarela. Enc. reciente en guáflex, conserva la cubierta original. * Presentamos un conjunto de 54 láminas con modelos de vestidos, abrigos, complementos (zapatos, joyas), diseñados por el Atelier Bachroitz. Moda. Grabados de moda. Historia del traje. Indumentaria Roba, moda, joies i teixits Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        The History of Spiritualism. Two Volumes

      New York: George H. Doran Company. 1926. First American Edition. 8vo; blue cloth stamped in black, buff jackets stamped in black. Books show some foxing to prelims and edges, else fine; jacket of Volume I chipped at top of spine with loss of much of title, spine darkened, some soiling and dampstaining on front panel. Volume II jacket slightly foxed and darkened, slight chipping to top and bottom of spine. A generally acceptable copy of this set not often found in jacket. Much material on Shakers - see Index. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        The Meadows of the Moon

      London: Thornton Butterworth. (1926). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A beautiful copy of the very scarce fifth book by the author of Goodbye, Mr. Chips! and Lost Horizon. Jacket art by "Abbey." A superb copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Les Macrolépidoptères du Globe... IIe Partie. Les Macrolépidoptères de la Région Américaine. Tome V: DIURNES AMÉRICAINES.

      Paris, Le Moult, 1926. 4to (325 x 250mm). pp. xi, 1168, with 203 chromo-lithographed plates. Unbound in portfolio.

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        Illustrierte Flug Woche.

      Stein & Kroll., Leipzig 1926 - 622pp, profusely illustrated-photos, maps, tables. Complete year bound in one with original wraps. Couple of illustrations neatly cut out and a couple of pages have annotation but as this copy was from the Junkers factory (Dessau-Zeibigk) reference library; with stamps to ffep, they will have relevance. Handwritten labels to spine.Will incur additional postage due to weight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        The Long Road

      Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1926 - 8vo. Pp 47. Original printed wraps. Wear to edges and spine. Cup marks to rear wrap. A fragile item that has come through pretty well. With a signed and dated, 2 side, holograph letter from the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Due Anni Di Passione E Di Viaggi

      Societa Editrice Unitas - Italian language tour diary of the Italian National football team in the years 1926-1927. In 1926 the Italian football side started to move away from amateur status, though not truly professionals they were now eligible to apply for refunds of income lost due to playing football. In 1927 the team won the first Central European International Cup. Includes team and action photographs and pencil and coloured illustrations of matches and events on tour. 1st edition. 8vo. 282pp. plus black and white photographs and colour and black and white pencil illustrations. Text in Italian. Internally very good condition, leaves a little browned and a few pages a little grubby. Small previous owner's ink inscription and bookseller's stamp to title page. Bookseller's binding of half maroon leatherette with maroon cloth back and gilt titles to spine. A little rubbed and bumped and internal front hinge cracked but tight, else very good. A scarce title about an interesting period in Italian football.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Historisch-biographisches Lexikon der Schweiz. Band 3: Egolf-Güttingen. Mit vielen Karten, Bildnissen und Wiedergaben alter Dokumente.

      Neuenburg, Administration des hist.-biogr. Lexikons der Schweiz, 1926.. 792 S. Hardcover. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur. GUTER Zustand in Anbetracht des Alters, ein paar äußerliche Gebrauchsspuren. Einband berieben und bestoßen, innen gut erhalten! Hardcover.

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        The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East. Translated and edited with notes, by Colonel sir Henry YULE. In Two Volumes COMPLETE

      London: John Murray. Very Good. 1926. Third Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo No extra postage will be asked for. Original illustrated green cloth with gilt titling on spine, slight wear to title labels. Neat name and date on ffep. Tissue guarded frontis portrait to both volumes. Plates. Folding maps and documents.. Volume I: cii, 462pp. Volume II: xxii, 662pp. Translated and Edited, with notes by Colonel Sir Henry Yule. This Third Edition, revised throughout in the light of recent discoveries by Henri Cordier (of Paris). With a memoir of Henry Yule by his daughter, Amy Frances Yule. Complete in 2 Volumes. With maps and illustrations Contents very clean and tightly bound. .

      [Bookseller: CHARLES BOSSOM]
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        Dos arquivos do trasno.Contos do monte e do mar.

      Ed. Talleres Gráficos El Pueblo Gallego. 1926 - 1ª edición. 42 págs. Limiar do autor.Firma en portadilla.Manchas de óxido por el paso del tiempo.Tras el colofón falta una de las hojas de publicidad que acompañan a la obra. Rústica editorial algo manchada alrededor del lomo. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Mareiro]
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        Sand and Foam, Book of Aphorisms

      KNOPF, NY 1926 - inside front board has penciled notes over entire page, some pencil notes & underlining throughout, spine discolored, DATE PUBLISHED: 1926 EDITION: FIRST ED 85 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd, London 1926 - First edition. 62pp. Original red cloth boards. Gilt lettering: title at top left of front cover, author's name at lower right. 18 x 13cms. 12 full-page plates. The first book to be published in English devoted entirely to the subject of television. This hard cover edition is especially rare. The English Catalogue of Books for 1926 lists an edition at 2s6d as well as a 'swd' edition at 2s, both published in November of that year. CONDITION: Overall clean and bright. Tiny string mark to top edge of front board; very slight wear to edges of spine and corners; the word 'Television' in ink down top part of backstrip; sewing cracked at centre; some light pencil notes on the diagram of 'Szczepanik's Television Apparatus' and the 'Transmitter' diagram; a little underlining and a marginal note in light pencil (p.46). No dust wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La pêche et les poissons. Dictionnaire Général des Pêches

      Paris, Librairie Delagrave, 1926. Fort volume grand In - 8, demi - chagrin vert, dos à nerfs à titre doré, 842 p., 1133 figures en noir dans le texte d?après les dessins originaux des auteurs et 52 en planches en couleur h. - texte. Très bel et important ouvrage sur la pêche et les poissons, l?auteur n?est pas un véritable écrivain, c?est plutôt un encyclopédiste, ancien élève de l?école impériale forestière qui a voulu faire un travail de référence, son ouvrage recensant toutes les connaissances sur le sujet : un état de la pêche à la fin du 19éme siècle. Edition augmentée d?un supplément par Edmond Renoir, Ryvez et Lucien Jouenne. Français relié DeCollection

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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      Charles Scribners, New York, 1926. Devon Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Fine Condition. Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2". Top edge gilt - bright, rich condition. Embossed, decorative leather covers and spine. Devon Edition. Twenty-two octavo volumes (8.25 x 5.5 inches; 210 x 140 mm.). Signed Bindings.Decorative initials on cover. Title-pages printed in green, cream, and black. Publisher&#39;s half green morocco, ruled in gilt, over green cloth boards. Bound by the Atelier Bindery for Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. Spines decoratively panelled and lettered in gilt in compartments with three raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Minimal rubbing to extremities, light spotting to cloth on rear cover of Volume I, small stain on spine of Volume XIII, a few hinges just starting. Otherwise a fine set. John Galsworthy (1867-1933), "English novelist and playwright, known for his portrayal of the British upper middle class and for his social satire. Galsworthy&#39;s most famous work is his novel series The Forsyte Saga [consisting of The Man of Property (1906), In Chancery (1920), and To Let (1921), which together with two interludes, Indian Summer of a Forsyte (1918) and Awakening (1920), appeared collectively as The Forsyte Saga in 1922]. His plays are remarkable realistic and satirical studies based on different social problems and influenced by the drama of Henrik Ibsen" (Benét&#39;s Reader&#39;s Encyclopedia). John Galsworthy won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932 "for his distinguished art of narration which takes its highest form in The Forsyte Saga."& Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 003504. .

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        D'aci i d'alla

      - Variedades del catalán. Valenciano. Libros de texto para autodidactas. Textos de cursos por correspondencia, educación de adultos. (811.134.11(075.4)) Periodismo. La Prensa.(070) Llibreria Catalonia. Barcelona. 1926. 33 cm. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Idioma catalán . Cubierta deslucida. GA19 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Oraisons amoureuses de Jeanne-Aurélie Grivolin, lyonnaise.

      Edité à Paris, à Enseigne De La Connaissance 1926 - grand in-8, broché, couverture illustrée de 2 vignettes rehaussées dor, rempliée, témoins. 15 pointes sèches originales hors-texte à pleine page coloriées au pinceau à la gouache et à laquarelle, protégées de serpentes de papier de soie et 164 ornements originaux, vignettes den-tête et culs-de-lampe tirés en sanguine, de Yan-B. DYL. Tirage limité à 500 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci, 1 des 384 sur Annam. Etat de neuf. Litterature [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Quatre histoires de blanc et noir

      Paris: G. Kadar, 1926. Edizione originale di 300 esemplari numerati. Fogli sciolti in custodia di carta pesante color crema con titolo e autore impressi in xilografia al dorso e al piatto anteriore (Loose as issued in original portfolio). Ottimo (Fine). 4to (cm 33,3 x 25,8). Il volume si compone di 1 xilografia alla prima di copertina + 2 xilografie non numerate (frontespizio e una pagina di testo) + 23 xilografie numerate + 1 colophon + 1 pagina sciolta, per un totale di 56 pagine non numerate, stampate su carta color avorio di cm 33x25,3 (dimensioni delle incisioni variano da cm 9x9 a cm 20,5x15,5). Lâ&#128;&#153;edizione comprende 300 esemplari (100 numerati 1-100 firmati dallâ&#128;&#153;Artista con una suite extra delle incisioni; 200 esemplari numerati 101-300). Si conoscono altre copie del volume differentemente assemblate: alcune con una incisione in più, ma sprovviste della pagina di testo; altre con 29 xilografie (che includono varianti del frontespizio o del fregio al colophon). Kupka infatti finanziò personalmente l&#39;edizione andando così incontro ad un tracollo finanziario: le copie dovettero quindi essere assemblate in modi differenti. Le 26 xilografie in bianco e nero create per il volume sono frutto della piena maturazione artistica di Kupka [Bibliografia: "A Century of Artists Books" di Riva Castleman, pp. 134] Quatre histoires de blanc et noir" is made up of 1 woodcut on front of wrappers + 2 unnumbered plates (title page and a page of text) + 23 numbered woodcuts + 1 colophon tailpiece + 1 loose page. A total of 56 unnumbered sheets of 33x25.3 cm, printed on cream paper. Loose as issued in cream wrappers with woodcut and lettering also on spine. The edition comprehends 300 copies (100 numbered 1-100 and signed by the Artist with extra suite of first state woodcuts; 200 numbered 101-300). The 25 woodcuts Kupka created for this volume display the full range of his mature expression, dramatically rendered in stark black and white. Other differently assembled copies are known: some with 1 more woodcut and without the text page; some with 29 woodcuts (including variant of title page on wrapper front, ornamental initial and colophon tailpiece); some with supplementary suite of 26 woodcuts. The edition of this book was really disastrous for the Artist: he personally financed the whole edition and doing so he did bankruptcy, so the copies were assembled in different ways. [Bibliography: "A Century of Artists Books" by Riva Castleman, pp. 134]. Matrici distrutte dopo la tiratura. Esemplare n. 147 [Flynn Johnson, 2001]

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        Le mariage basque -

      Le Divan 1926 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 141 pp. Sous étui et chemise cartonnés. Chemise crème rempliée. Intérieur parfait. Édition illustrée de 8 eaux-fortes en couleurs hors texte gravées en deux planches par André Lambert d'après les aquarelles de Ramiro ARRUE ainsi que de 7 lettrines et 7 en-têtes gravés sur bois par et d'après les mêmes. Exemplaire parfaitement conservé. TIRAGE LIMITE à 300 exemplaires. Un des 7 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial accompagnés d'une triple suite d'états des eaux-fortes, d'un bois gravé et d'un dessin original. Exemplaire auquel il manque le bois gravé mais comprenant deux dessins originaux de Ramiro Arrue représentant l'en-tête et la lettrine du second chapitre. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Indice de la Nueva Poesía Americana

      Sociedad de Publicaciones El Inca 1926 - Buenos Aires, sociedad de Publicaciones El Inca, 1926. Medio cuero, conserva cubierta original, 280p. Muy buen estado. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      München, 30. Juli 1926.. 1 S. Gr.-4to. Gestempelte Adresse. Leichte Knickspuren.. An die Geschäftsstelle des Allgemeinen Schriftstellervereins' in Berlin: &quote;[ ] Betreffs Ihrer heutigen Mitteilung hat die Zeitung Prager Neueste Nachrichten' meine Arbeit Abseits der Geographie' abgedruckt. Dazu möchte ich Ihnen mitteilen, dass diese Arbeit seinerzeit von der Prager Zeitung Bohemia' gedruckt ist und bezahlt wurde. Die Prager Neuesten Nachrichten' sind mir unbekannt. Falls also Ihrerseits keine Verwechslung mit der Zeitung Bohemia vorliegt, bitte ich Sie das Nachdruckshonorar von den Prager Neuesten Nachrichten einzuziehen. Für diesen Fall sende ich Ihnen Ihr Formular anbei unterschrieben zurück. Der Arbeiterwille' in Graz hat die Arbeit Die Walfische und die Freunde' von mir mit meinem Verständnis abgedruckt [ ]&quote;. - Briefrückseite mit hs. Vermerk: &quote;an Ringelnatz - Es handelt sich in der Tat um die Bohemia', die den Untertitel führt Prager Neueste Nachr.'. Damit ist die Sache erledigt&quote;.

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        Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes

      New York: Boni & Liverlight [and] Brentano&#39;s Ltd.,, 1926 & 1928. Illustrated by Ralph Barton. 2 works, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in pale blue and bright blue morocco with contrasting blue labels, titles to spines in black, titles to front boards blocked in gilt, pictorial illustration to front board in black on both volumes with Lorelei&#39;s hair onlaid in yellow and Dorothy&#39;s in brown morocco, twin rule to turn-ins, floral endpapers, gilt edges. Black and white illustrations in the text. A fine copy. Gentlemen prefer blondes is the eleventh printing, with a signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper "Best wishes to M. La Belle from Anita Loos April 20, 1926". But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes is the first UK edition with a signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper "To darling Beatrice with all my love Anita Loos Paris Aug 28, 1928". The artwork is taken from a Ralph Barton illustration produced for the front cover of the penguin paperback.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Color lithograph depicting a huntsman with horse and two hounds, holding up a pheasant

      London: Published by Williams & Norgate Ltd., Printed by H.C. Carling, Oct. 3, 1926. 27 x 16 inches (image size). . Matted, framed, and glazed. Signed in pencil by the artist in the mount. Fine

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        Lettres Espagnoles by Jacques De Lacretelle

      Societe D'Edition "Le Livre", Paris 1926 - 181 pages. 24 1/2 x 16 cm. Eleven black and white etchings by Laurencin. Limited edition, copy 107 of 275. Partly unopened. Though she participated in the feverish discussions which gave rise to Cubism, she was the mistress of Apollinaire, who anointed her Cubist amongst others, her art never truly wore that mantle. Some early painting perhaps, but she chose figurative representation in the thirty works she decorated and illustrated in her mature period. Clean, fresh and bright copy; slight fade to backstrip. Orig. lettered tan wrappers. Near fine in chipped original glassine overwrapper lacking small portions at head and foot of backstrip. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        NOSTROMO. Traduit de l'anglais par Philippe Neel.

      1926 - Paris, Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1926. Deux volumes in-quarto (167 X 219) broché ; 333 & 285 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE de la traduction et PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE. UN des 109 EXEMPLAIRES réimposés au format in-quarto Tellière, numérotés et imprimés sur papier vergé LAFUMA-NAVARRE, tirage de tête. Le titre en rouge au dos est éclairci, sinon exemplaire en PARFAIT ETAT, en partie non coupé. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Egil&#39;s Saga. Done into English out of the Icelandic with an Introduction, Notes, and an Essay on Some Principles of Translation

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni. 1926. First. First edition. Maps. Ownership signature of a noted American scholar, tiny nick at the edge of the rear fly, else fine in very near fine price-clipped dustwrapper with a short tear, and slightest toning at the spine. Icelandic Saga translated by the author of The Worm Ouroboros and other fantastic fiction. An unusually nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Anne of Greene Gables

      Boston: L.C. Page, and Company, 1926 Later printing (originally published February 1908) of the first book in the author&#39;s Avonlea series. Illustrated by Elizabeth R. Withington. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Second edition from / new plates, made in 1925: / the old plates of the original / edition in 1908, being worn / out. With new illustrations. / L. M. Montgomery Macdonald / April / 1926 / [cat illustration]". Bound in the publisher&#39;s ribbed light teal cloth, with gilt lettering to the front board and spine, illustration of a woman&#39;s profile to the front board, publisher&#39;s advertisements at the rear of the text. A very good copy, with wear and light rubbing to the extremities, bright spine, spine cracked between the half-title and the frontispiece, otherwise intact spine, small piece of tape to the rear pastedown. Additionally inscribed with a former owner&#39;s provenance note to the front pastedown: "This book, autographed by the / author, was presented in 1948 to / Sister Mary Kathleen, then superintendent / of nurses, St. Michael&#39;s Hospital, Toronto, / by the author&#39;s son, Dr. Stuart / Macdonald, member of the / Staff of Obstetrics and Gynaecology [sic] / St. Michael&#39;s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. / To Franie / Affectionately / Aunt Amy / Dec. 13, 1977". Overall, a clean and attractive copy with strong provenance. The only signed Anne of Green Gables we have seen. After inscribing the book, the author bequeathed this copy to her son, Dr. Stuart Macdonald, who presented this volume to the nursing superintendent at the Toronto hospital where he worked. In turn, the nurse gave this copy to "Aunt Amy," who chronicled the book&#39;s ownership history in her inscription. Aunt Amy gifted this book, and additionally inscribed it, to Franie. Franie passed the book down to the step-mother of the most recent owner. The personal nature of this volume&#39;s provenance emphasizes the rareness of a signed copy of this title. The author&#39;s inscription relates to Elizabeth Withington&#39;s eight illustrated plates, including one frontispiece. The earliest editions of Anne of Green Gables contain illustrations by W. A. J. and M. A. Claus. All three artists were painters working with a variety of mediums, meaning their works had to be copied by printers for mass reproduction. By 1925, the printer&#39;s plates of Claus&#39; work had been used to the point that they were no longer producing clear images. Rather than making new plates from the original Claus illustrations, Withington created new original illustrations for the subsequent printings. Although the choice of illustrator was likely made by the publisher, Montgomery&#39;s inscription, which is accompanied with a small cat silhouette illustration, implies she was rather fond of Withington&#39;s artwork. Anne of Green Gables is a story about a young orphan girl, Anne Shirley, who is sent to live on a farm on Prince Edward Island with a family who had intended to adopt a boy. Montgomery drew much of the novel&#39;s setting from her own childhood experiences living with her grandparents on the eastern coast of the island. Like her readers, the author was quite taken with the jovial character she had created and wrote multiple sequels to this first installment of what would become a beloved children&#39;s series.. Illus. by Withington, Elizabeth R.. Inscribed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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      . Aquarell und Deckfarben, ein wenig Goldbronze, über Bleistift, mit roter Deckfarbe gerahmt, auf dünnem chamoisfarbenem Velin, unten signiert und datiert "Marianne Geyer 1926" und mit Maßangaben für das Webstück versehen. 16,1:9,4 cm. In den Rändern ungleich beschnitten, in der Ecke rechts unten kleiner Einriß, Ecke links unten Knickfalte.. Über Marianne Geyer ist kaum etwas bekannt. 1924 heiratete sie den Stuttgarter Maler, Architekten, Bildhauer, Graphiker und Designer B. Pankok (1872-1943), der seit 1913 Direktor der Kunstgewerbeschule war. Es mag sein, daß sie diese Kunstgewerbeschule besuchte und dort ihren zukünftigen Ehemann kennenlernte. Es ist auch zu vermuten, daß sie wenige Jahre nach ihrer Verheiratung ihre künstlerische Tätigkeit beendete.

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        Soldier's Pay

      Boni & Liveright 1926 - A near fine first edition signed by William Faulkner on a slip of paper attached to the half title page. 1926 is written in roman numerals on the title page and no statement of later printings on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Complete Writings

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.,, 1926. With an Essay on Burns&#39;s Life, Genius, and Achievement by W. E. Henley and with an Introduction by John Buchan. 10 volumes, octavo (222 × 150 mm). Original dark blue half morocco, raised bands, title to spines gilt, panelling and thistle tools to compartments gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, light blue endpapers. One coloured and one black and white frontispiece to each volume, occasional engraved plates, all with captioned tissue guards. Occasional unopened folds. A fine set with slightly rubbed extremities. An attractively bound complete set of Burns&#39;s writings, including six volumes of his poetry and four volumes of correspondence together with a biographical sketch.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The complete Works of.

      1926 1926 - The Shrewsbury Edition. 20 vols. Complete. Ed. by H.F. James and A.T. Bartholomew. Lond: 1923-1926. 8vo. Or.qtr.vellum with buckram boards. T.e.g. other edges uncut. Title-pages printed in red/black ink. Illust. Ed. lim. to 750 numbered sets. Some minor discolouration on some boards, otherwise a fine partly unopened set. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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      1926 - THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly. THE HUNGRY TIGER OF OZ. Founded on and continuing the Famous Oz Stories by L. Frank BAUM. Illustrated by John R. NEILL. Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., (1926). First edition, first state (plate stock only coated on one side). 261 pp. 8vo., dark green cloth printed in black, with color illustrated pastedown on front cover. Cover and cloth clean, a few small pale scratches to rear board. Illustrated endpapers slightly tanned. In original very good color illustrated dust jacket, with a few nicks from the tail of the spine, a few closed tears to edges and light soil. Nineteenth of the Oz story books. A very nice example of a title in the very scarce dust jacket.

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        Konvolut - Adamson. [Beinhaltet:] Ad 1, Adamson. 60 Bilderserien. Mit einem Vorwort von Hasse Zetterström. Ad 2, Adamson. 60 Bilderserien. Neue Folge. Mit einem Vorwort von Alfred Kerr. Ad 3, Adamson. Jagd und Sport. Mit einerm Selbstbiographie. Einleitung von Hans Reimann. Ad 4, Adamson. Lieder ohne Worte. Heiter Bildserien. Ausgewählt und mit Texten umlegt von Hans Reimann. Ad 5, Adamson. Tiere und Menschen. 60 Bildserien. Mit einem Vorwort von Paul Morgan. Ad 6, Adamson.Auswahl für Jung und Alt. 60 Bildseriene. Mit einem Vorwort von Erich Kästner.

      Selle-Eysler,, Berlin, 1926 - 6 Bde. Berlin, Selle-Eysler, o. J. [ca.1926 - 1929]. Quer-8°. Pag. [pro Band 64 S.] OHlwd. Vers. Aufl., u.a. EA. WG II 4 (s.v. Kästner). EA. WG II 34 u. 36 (s.v. Reimann). EA. WG. II 2 (s.v. Kerr). - Gbrsp., berieben, Bd. 1. etw. feuchtigkeitsrandig, angestaubt. Gute Expl. - Jacobsson, (1889 - 1945), begann als politischer Karikaturist, 1918 erschienen seine ersten Zeitungsillustrationen. 1920 wurde er aufgefordert, für die bekannte schwedische Zeitung &#132;Söndags-Nisse" Comicstrips zu zeichnen. Als Resultat entstand "Adamson", die Figur eines kleinen, zigarrerauchenden Mannes, die mit Tücken des Alltags zu kämpfen hat. Cartoons mit dieser fast stets schweigenden Figur erreichten in der Folge große Popularität, nicht nur in Europa, sondern auch den USA, China und Japan (im englischen Sprachraum auch unter dem Namen "Silent Sam"). Jacobsson lieferte darüber hinaus Illustrationen für Magazine und Zeitschriften wie &#132;Exlex", &#132;Dagens Nyheter" oder &#132;Lutfisken". Gegen Ende seiner Laufbahn entwickelte er mit "Abu Fakir" eine weitere Comicfigur. Neben seiner Tätigkeit als Comiczeichner arbeitete Jacobsson auch als Maler. (Zitat) - Ist dies der Urvater der Simpsons? Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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