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        Lettres espagnoles - DELUXE COPY illustrated with 44 original etchings by Marie LAURENCIN

      Societe d'edition Le Livre, Paris 1926 - - PRESENTATION : in-8 in folder and case. - SIZE : 10 x 6" - LIMITED : one onf the only 25 deluxe copy (this one n°9) on Japan paper with 3 suites. - ILLUSTRATED with 11 beautifull original etchings by Marie Laurencin & 1 suite of first state of the etchings on Japan paper, & one suite of the etchings on Hollande Van Gelder vellum & one suite on the canceled etchings on old Japan paper. - PRINTER : Atelier Vernant. - REFERENCES : Catalog raisonne Marchesseau n° 109 to 119. - CONDITION : Excellent. . ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Artfever]
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        Chinese Lacquer. LIMITED edition of 600 copies

      London: Ernest Benn, 1926 - First edition, first printing. Quarto, 28.7*23*3cm, wt:1.4kg. LIMITED to 600 copies. 72 pages+55 plates with tissue guards. Slight foxing to the first few pages, otherwise a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1926-27., Madrid 1926 - 8º (18.5 x 12.5 cm.) 117 vols. Rústica. Portadas con caricaturas de Tovar [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Drifting Cowboy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1926. Apparent second printing, originally published in 1925. Quarto. Fine in price-clipped, very near fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny nicks and tears. Inscribed by the author: "To Porter Welch from Will James III -- '26." A lovely copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Khadra danseuse. Ouled Nail.

      L’Edition d’Art H. Piazza, Paris 1926 - In-4°, de 175 pp. X Planches hors-texte, frontispice. Illustrations en noir & blanc d’E. Dinet, décoration de Mohammad Racim. Relié cuir chèvre oasis, Etui, dos lisse, plats orné de larges encadrements, roulette et décor or, tranches doré, orné d’étoiles (Magnifique reliure) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Entwicklung der Baumwollindustrie von Wald (Zürich). Von der Heimarbeit zum industriellen Betrieb in geschichtlichem Rahmen dargestellt von Heinrich Spoerry.

      Wald, Selbstvlg., 1926. 2°, 327 S. 16 einmontierte Photographien (Abb. von Portrait-Gemälden u. Maschinen), 27 eingeklebte Stoffmuster, HLdr., Etwas berieben Preis in CHF: 550. Typoskript (Vermutlich nur in wenigen Exemplaren erschienen). Mit Widmung des Verfassers an Jakob Schaufelberger. Umfangreiche Arbeit mit einigen Statistiken. Als Buch in dieser Form nie erschienen. Erst 1935 erschien: "Die Baumwollindustrie von Wald" von Heinrich Spoerry-Jaeggi, Buchdruckerei Hess, 96 S. - Der Walder Heinrich Spoerry (1880 -1942) wäre gerne Arzt geworden, fügte sich aber dem Wunsch seines Vaters. Nach der Textilfachschule Reutlingen (Deutschland) besuchte er die Seidenwebschule in Zürich. Bereits 1897 trat er in die Firma "Spoerry und Schaufelberger" ein. Nachdem dem Tod seines Vaters (1904) leitete er das Unternehmen. Aus der Ehe mit Bertha Jaeggy aus Bern wurden drei Töchter und zwei Söhne geboren. Der Autodidakt Spoerry erarbeitete sich vielfältige Kenntnisse in Literatur, Mathematik, Chemie, Physik, Recht, Volkswirtschaft und Geschichte. Er amtete als Mitglied der Zürcher Handelskammer und des Zürcher Handelsgerichts, als Präsident des Krankenasyls Wald und der Zürcherischen Landasyle. Er verfasste Bücher über die Entwicklung und Industrialisierung im Zürcher Oberland und über eine Reise nach dem Nahen Orient.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED (ALS) to his son James about football, Warm Springs, and building a dam

      13 October 1926, Warm Springs - A superb two-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER on both sides of Roosevelt's personal Hyde Park stationery, completely in FDR's hand, to his son James Roosevelt SIGNED as "Father." Roosevelt begins by talking about Jimmy's life at school, especially football--"your old Dad is keen to hear about it all-- and he was once a Freshman himself!"--before talking about Warm Springs from which this letter is addressed: "I'm working hard on my exercises down here & our medical experiment period has been a joint success--all of the 25 patients have greatly benefited. I hope this winter to get enough people to finance it on a much larger permanent basis" (FDR established the Warm Springs Foundation in 1927). "Next winter I will come here in Feb. instead of going to Florida & I wish much that you would come down here at the midyears or at Easter- I would love to have you here alone. There are lots of interesting problems- Just now I am organizing the fishing club & getting ready to let the contract for the big dam which will make a 35 acre lake. This project should finance itself in 3 years- Lots of love-- Take care of yourself. Affect. Father." Wonderful content touching upon many of FDR's interests and foreshadowing the TVA program begun in his administration. James Roosevelt became an insurance executive, a position he left in 1937 to become secretary to his father in the White House. He was decorated for his service as a Marine in World War II. Autograph letters completely in Franklin Roosevelt's hand are quite scarce, most especially so when to a family member. Normal creases from folding. About Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        A Natural History of the Ducks. With Plates in Color and in Black and White from Drawings by Frank W. Benson, Allan Brooks and Louis Agassiz Fuertes.

      Boston. Houghton Mifflin Co., at The Riverside Press. 1922 -1926. - 4to. 31.5cm, First Edition, in 4 volumes, illustrated with 102 plates (74 in colour) & 118 distribution maps, quarter linen backed paper over boards with paper labels, board edges expertly restored, a fine clean sound set (cds) - Casey Wood 518; Nissen IVB-728. Among the classic works on ornithology and of modern illustrated books. It is an extensive account of the ducks of the world, with synonyms, description, distribution, and characteristic habits, etc. for each species. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        ICART Louis - Colette - L'Ingénue libertine - eaux-fortes de Louis Icart

      Editions EXCELSIOR, Paris 1926 - Colette - L'Ingénue libertine - eaux-fortes de Louis Icart Date : 3 dec. 1926 Subject : Illustration & Collection Author : Colette Willy Publisher : Editions EXCELSIOR, Paris Printer : Arrault et Cie, France Issue : Numbered : 279 Pages : 196 p. num. on Rives Paper Iconography : - 20 Eaux-fortes en couleurs hors texte par Louis Icart. English: - 20 Etchings colors hors texte by Louis Icart. Binding : Demi-maroquin bleu à coins, dos à 5 nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée. English: Blue Half-morocco with corners, back with 5 nerves, gilded title, gilded head. Condition : Size : 13.19 x 10.63 inch (33.5 x 27 cm) Packing Weight : 2,5kg Condition description : Bel état général. Description : Texte français/French text Ouvrage illustré de 20 Eaux-fortes en couleur par Louis Icart. Un des 425 exemplaires numérotés sur Vergé de Rives BFK. Celui-ci est l’EXEMPLAIRE N° 279 Complet du fac-similé de la lettre de Colette tiré sur papier bleu. Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage : - 1 exemplaire unique sur papier de Chine contenant 1 série de 25 dessins inédits en couleur. - 55 exemplaires sur Japon Impériale dont 50 numérotés de 1 à 50 et 5 exemplaires hors commerce portant les initiales HC - 65 exemplaires sur Hollande Van Gelder dont 50 numérotés de 51 à 100 et 15 exemplaires hors commerce portant les initiales HC - 425 exemplaires sur Vergé à la forme de Rives BFK dont 400 numérotés de 101 à 500 et 25 exemplaires hors commerce portant les initiales HC Edition total de 546 exemplaires. Translation in English: French texts Illustrated art book of 20 Etchings colors by Louis Icart. One of the 425 exemples numbered on Vergé de Rives BFK. This one is the EXEMPLARY N° 279 Complete with the facsimile letter of Colette on blue paper. It was printed from this art book: - 1 single exemple on China paper containing 1 series of 25 drawings colors. - 55 exemples on Japan Imperiale including 50 numbered from 1 to 50 and 5 exemples hors commerce carrying the initial HC - 65 exemples on Holland Van Gelder including 50 numbered from 51 to 100 and 15 exemples hors commerce carrying the initial HC - 425 exemples on Vergé on Vergé de Rives BFK including 400 from 101 to 500 and 25 exemples hors commerce carrying the initial HC Total edition of 546 exemples. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Going Somewhere

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1926. First. First edition. Some very light chipping to the cloth at the crown, some dampstaining to both the boards and the bottom margins of the pages, a sound, fair only copy lacking the dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed to Dorothy Peterson: "For Dorothy Peterson this book of caricature of scenes with which she is familiar, Max Ewing. New York. January 5 - 1933." Peterson was the model for the female heroine of Carl Van Vechten's novel Nigger Heaven. According to Notable Black American Women (p.842-4), "Van Vechten... modeled the heroine of the novel, Mary Love -- the beautiful librarian concerned with her racial heritage, after Dorothy Peterson." He also modeled the home of another character on her home, which was one of Harlem's most important and well-attended literary salons. Peterson, who co-founded both the Harlem Experimental Theatre and the Harlem Suitcase Theatre, 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." (Langston Hughes, before and beyond Harlem, p.214). The inscription in this book would indicate that Ewing was apparently familiar with the literary party scene of which Peterson was near the center. Not surprisingly, Ewing's papers also went to Yale, whether through Peterson's intercession is not known to us. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        GARTENKUNST. Monatsschrift für Gartenkunst und verwandte Gebiete. 12 Jahrgänge: 39 (1926) - 20 (1937). Komplett. [gebundene Zeitschrift],

      Frankfurt am Main : Verlag Gartenkunst, 1926-1937. - 12 Jahrgänge in 12 Bänden. 12 Jahrgänge!!!! Bücher aus ehem. Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Mittlere Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren. Einbände berieben und etwas fleckig. Die Seiten der Bücher sind an den Schnitträndern teils verklebt (ähnlich wie bei Fruchstsaftflecken), lassen sich jedoch voneinander lösen. Seiten sind sonst überwiegend sauber. Stellenweise klaffen die Bindungen, wenige Seiten sind gelockert. Mäßiger, doch brauchbarer Gesamtzustand. Die Bücher lassen sich noch bequem lesen. Mehr Bilder auf Anfrage. Beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an Fachzeitschriften! zqx mbx Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 13000

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        American Apartment Houses of today/illustrating Plans, Details, Exteriors and Interiors of Modern City and Suburban Apartment Houses Throughout the United States

      New York: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1926. Folio, gilt-lettered navy cloth. About fine. Photographs and plans from the Golden Age of the apartment building with work mostly in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. With 268 pages of photographs and floor plans plus 17 plates of interiors. Architects include George and Edward Blum, Roberts De Golyer, Fred French, McKim Mead & White, Emery Roth, Schwartz & Gross, Warren & Wetmore and many others. This work predates Sexton's 1929 book with a similar title and features different architects. . Cloth. About Fine. Folio.

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        Adventure's Best Stories 1926

      George H. Doran Co New York (1926) - First Edition. Collection of short adventure stories including Alan Lemay's first appearance in book format with his story, Strange Fellers. Also contains Talbot Mundy, James Parker Long, Crosbie Garstin, and others. Stories first appeared in Adventure Magazine. Near Fine in Very Good Plus dustjacket with shallow chip to top spine end, darkening to white of rear panel, and general edge wear. A scarce collection. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Dix Filles Dans Un Pré. Ballet Imaginaire.

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1926 - Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1926. Stiff green wrappers (faded to the edges) softcover, 19,5 x 14,5 cms., (8), 111, (3) pp. + 4 etchings by Laurencin. Copy from an edition of 800 numbered copies printed on 'vélin d'Annonay'. Apart from the fading mentioned a very fine copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        White Buildings

      New York: Boni and Liveright. 1926. First. First edition, first issue with Allen Tate's name spelled incorrectly on the integral title page. Edges of the boards rubbed, a very good copy in an internally repaired, very good dustwrapper with .5" loss at the crown in custom cloth clamshell case. Crane's first book. One of 500 copies of both issues, with seemingly a very small number of those in the first issue. The last copy of the first issue to appear at auction brought $8000 in 2002. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LA FAIENCE DE LYON. Dorbon-Ainé, Paris, 1926.

      - 2 voll. Bross. editoriale con sovracoperta illustrata, carta d’Arches, cm 33x25, Vol. I: XVIe-XVIIe siècle; pp X, 68 di t., 3 pp con 20 incisioni (veline di protez.), 23 splendide tavv f.t., parte a colori applicate, parte in bruno con 109 pezzi riprodotti; Vol. II: XVIIIe siècle, 50 pp di t., 16 tavv f.t. con identiche caratteristiche rispetto al Vol. I. Edizione numerata di 500 copie, la nostro ha il n° 79. Esemplare perfetto con barbe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Metropolis. Roman

      Berlin A. Scherl, (1926).. (11.-20. Tsd.). M. 8 ganzseitigen Bildern nach Aufnahmen aus dem gleichnamigen Film. Illustr. Okart. 193 (1) S., 1 Bl. Rückendeck. etwas braunfleckig; zahlr. Seiten sehr gering randknitterig; ansonsten gutes, frisches Exemplar.. Thea v. Harbou verfaßte neben den Roman auch das Drehbuch zu diesem futuristischen Stummfilm aus der Zeit des deutschen Expressionismus und eines der bedeutendsten Werke der Filmgeschichte. Die expressive Umschlagillustration von guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Magdeburger Antiquariat]
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      Typed Letter Signed ("Herbert"; with 6-word holograph addition) on Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, Paramount Pictures pictorial letterhead, Long Island City, NY, December 2, 1926. 4to. 1 page. To Jesse Lasky, in New York City: "Enclosed is a letter I received from Percival Wren, the author of BEAU GESTE. I am also sending a copy to Mr. Zukor. I do this not because of any reference to me but rather because of what he says about yourself and Mr. Zukor as American Producers. You once said.that it was your ambition to produce a picture which could be released on the same day and date in every principal city in the world. It is naturally my ambition to direct this picture.What we all did with Beau Geste Proves that we Americans can produce a picture which will appeal equally to every Anglo-Saxon mind in the world."; Paramount Pictures released "Beau Geste" on August 1, 1927, directed by Herbert Brenon. The cast included Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes and Alice Joyce. AUTOGRAPHS VERY GOOD. Signed by Author(s).

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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      London, Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1926 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board in dark blue. Neat ownership signature to front free endpaper and title page, minor spotting to first few leaves, boards a little faded and spotted, a very good copy. First edition, first impression of the author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Texte. Die glückliche Hand. Totentanz der Prinzipien. Requiem. Die Jakobsleiter.

      - Wien / New-York, Universal-Edition 1926. 21,6 : 15,2 cm. 1 w.Bl., 65(3) S., 1 w.Bl. Schwarzgrauer Orig.-Büttenumschlag mit Titel auf Vorderdeckel in Gold. Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Originalausgabe. Von Otto Maass' Söhne, Wien, auf unbeschnittenes getöntes Bütten gedruckt. - Sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Sherwood Anderson & Other Famous Creoles: A Gallery of Contemporary New Orleans.

      New Orleans Pelican Bookshop Press 1926 - From a total edition of 400 copies, this is one of 250 numbered copies. First edition, first issue. With illustrations of Sherwood Anderson and other famous Creoles, by William Spratling. Bound in green boards. This copy bears the white label, one of three variants, to the front cover. Although the spine is sunned and the hinges just starting at the head and foot, it is intact and original, not repaired or lacking as is often the case with this book. Thin line of dampstaining to front cover, else a well-preserved, internally fine copy of this notoriously fragile book, scarce thus. In Mylar wrapper. (Petersen A3). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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      London: Selwyn & Blount Ltd.,. [1926]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-251 [252-256: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks used as front and rear paste-downs and endpapers,. original red boards, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Edges of boards lightly rubbed, pulpy paper darkened, else a fine. copy in very good pictorial first printing dust jacket with light. wear at spine ends and corner tips and some age-darkening to front. panel. A nice copy of this cheaply made book; rare in jacket.. (#108360). First edition, first printing. Collects fifteen stories by W. J. Stamper, Seabury Quinn, Frank Belknap Long, August Derleth and others, all first published in WEIRD TALES in 1925 and 1926. Second volume in the important "Not at Night" anthology series. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-195. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-302. Bleiler (1978), p. 193. Reginald 14082.

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        Ship Models of the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Centuries

      E. Weyhe, New York 1926 - Quarto, illustrations, a fine copy in original blue cloth, gilt vignette and slipcase. A handsome and useful work on early ship-building, profusely illustrated with 124 plates including 12 photogravures, the remainder full page photographic plates. Ships from many countries are represented including man-of-wars, yachts, flagships, frigates, galleys, barges, brigs and so on. Amongst the models that are especially good and historically valuable, it is the man-of-war that dominates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Les Arts at le Livre, Paris 1926 - Mac Orlan, Pierre. LE CHANT DE L'EQUIPAGE. Paris: Les Arts at le Livre, 1926. Edition originale. in-4 Cartonnage d'attente vert, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conserves. Dos frotte. Bell édition illustrée par Andre Digimont de 22 eaux-fortes originales coloriées dont 21 hors-texte. Deux cartes en phototypie hors-texte. Tirage à 321 ex. num. sur vélin de Rives. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The American Indian (A Magazine Devoted to the Indian Country and Its People). Vol. 1 Nos. 1, Vol. 2. Nos. 3, 8, 10; Vol. 3. Nos. 2,7,8,9,11; Vol. 4 Nos. 8,9,10,12; And Vol. 5. Nos. 1,3 and 4. [Incomplete Run - 16 Issues]

      American Indian, The, Tulsa, Oklahoma - 1926-1931. (Wrappers) Good to very good. 16pp. per Issue. 16 Issues folio in original wrappers with illustrations in text from photos, etc. Minor soiling to covers else clean broken run of this scarce periodical. Contents - Oklahoma History - Indian Lore - and Current News of Indian Life. Dedication (1st Issue) "To all Indians in North America in whose veins flows the blood of the "Oldest Aristocracy" of the western hemisphere and more especially to those stoic and faithful leaders who have passed beyond the "pale frontiers of life", the American Indian is dedicated". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        The Etchings of Frank Brangwyn, R.A. A Catalogue Raisonne by W. Gaunt

      The Studio, London 1926 - 235 pages. 29 1/2 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 95 of 125 with an etching signed by Brangwyn, "A Londoner (Type Cockney)" with lettered tissue guard. 331 black and white illustrations. Catalogue of Etchings. A List of Plates in Chronological Order with Corresponding Numbers in the Fine Art Society's' and Newbolt's Catalogues Respectively. List of Public Galleries and Museums. Index. Bibliography. Important reference work -- clean, very fresh copy, beveled edges, gilt front cover lettering bright. FREITAG 1022. Orig. full vellum, black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Fine in slipcase moderately worn. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Sonnets for Caresse

      Albert Messein, Paris 1926 - Limited to an edition of 108 copies. Original wraps bound in, hand-painted veined vellum binding with hand inked title and small flower decoration to spine, hand-painted green and gold ruled border to front and rear boards, bevelled fore-edge, gilt and multi-toned maroon marbled endpapers; title, author, publisher and decoration to front of original maroon wraps, with acrostic of 'Harry' and 'Caresse' to rear wrapper, followed by original spine on a stub. This edition includes 48 poems, being more complete than previous or later editions. Inscribed in green ink by Crosby on the prelims, 'for Sis / with love / from Harry' followed by a quote from "Peter Quince at the Clavier" by Wallace Stevens: "Beauty is momentary in the mind -- The fitful tracing of a portal; But in the flesh it is immortal. " Probable identity of 'Sis' is Sister Caswell, a friend of Harry's since youth, from the North Shore. Some light foxing to endpapers. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Men and Rubber The Story of Business

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City 1926 - Publisher's full dark green leather, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Inscribed to Mrs. Frank M. Smith by the author on the half-title. . Hinges professionally repaired, covers and spine are sunned, else unmarked and clean. VERY GOOD+. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 279 pp. Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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      London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1926.. FIRST EDITION 1926, With a foreword by Major.-General. Sir Percy Z. Cox. Tall 8vo, approximately 250 x 170 mm, 10 x 6¾ inches, 66 photographic illustrations on 32 plates including frontispiece, large folding map in colour at rear, 2 sketch maps and a sketch of a fish in the text, pages: xx, 1-447 including appendices and index, original publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, central gilt picture of a bedouin riding a camel on upper cover, gilt top edge. Pale stain to rear cover, see attached illustration, 4 leaves have small dark brown stain to edge of top margin, and 2 pages have a pale brown spot to top margin, occasional small fox spot and a few fox spots to edges, book-plate to first paste-down, otherwise a very good tight copy. Major Robert Ernest Cheesman, CBE (1878 ?" February 13, 1962) was a military officer, explorer and ornithologist. Cheesman was Private Secretary to Sir Percy Cox during his tenure as High Commissioner in Iraq. In 1923, during a journey into the Arabian Peninsula, Cheesman collected over 300 specimens from the Hasa oasis, several of them previously unknown to science. These specimens are currently in the British Museum. He is credited with discovering Cheesman's Gerbil (Gerbillus cheesmani). Cheesman was the first man to map the Arabian coast from the Gulf of Salwa to Uqair. In 1924 he fixed the position of Hofuf and identified the site of ancient Gerrha. He presented his findings to Ibn Sa'ud at his court in Hofuf. He was later given the Gill Memorial Award for this work by the Royal Geographical Society. See: Encyclopedia of Exploration 1850 to 1940 by Raymond John Howgego, Volume 4, page 185. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Paradise lost [with] Miscellaneous poems, Paradise regain'd & Samson Agonistes.

      Nonesuch Press, London 1926 - Edition limited to 1450 sets (this no. 105); 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [8], 359; [6], 282; illustrations by William Blake; original vellum backed paper-covered boards; vellum soiled, corners lightly bumped; a very good, mostly unopened copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Sea and Sussex, from Rudyard Kipling's Verse. Illustrated by Donald Maxwell. With an Introductory Poem by Rudyard Kipling.

      London: Macmillan and Co 1926 - Limited edition, one of 500 large paper copies signed by Kipling, 4to, (xviii), 96 pp. 24 coloured plates tipped in, light foxing to endpapers with old sellotape marks to paste downs. Original parchment backed paper boards, t.e.g., upper cover browned, the vellum with some light soiling, d.w. with loss to corners and spine ends.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        XV lettres de Paul Valéry à Pierre Louÿs

      Sans éditeur, sans lieu (Paris) 1926 - Non paginé (80 pages), 28 X 19 fm. Edition privée, P.V. à P.L. donnée au lendemain de la mort de Pierre Louÿs et tirée en tout à 52 ex. le notre un des 50 sur pur fil Lafuma (N°45) après 2 Japon, tous signés par Paul Valéry, couverture rouge sans nom d`auteur ne portant pour toute indication que de P.V à P.L., avec un superbe portrait de Valéry par Soulas numéroté et signé, imprimé sur papier Japon. Le tirage suffit à indiquer la rareté de ce livre. Exemplaire en parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: D'un livre l'autre]
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        Lysistrata. By Aristophanes. Done into English by Jack Lindsay.

      1926 1926 - London: Fanfolico Press, (1926). Folio. Orig. half blue morocco (slight discolouration on front cover). Gilt. Top edge gilt and other edges uncut. (xiv, 54pp.). With large title-vign., 4 full-page plates, and numerous decorations all by Norman Lindsay. Ed. lim. to 725 copies, printed on Batchelor's handmade paper, 425 copies for sale in England and 300 for sale overseas. This copy being No. 404, fully signed 'Jack Lindsay'. Typography and binding arranged by J. Kirtley. Printed under the personal supervision of F.J. Newbery at the Chiswick Press, London. Endpapers slightly browned, otherwise fine and complete.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        The Constant Wife

      George H. Doran, New York 1926 - First edition, preceding the English edition. Frontispiece portrait of Ethel Barrymore, to whom the book is dedicated and who appeared in the original production. Fine in a very attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with a touch of tanning, and some light splash marks on the spine. A very nice copy of this play, basis for the 1929 Robert Milton-directed early talkie *Charming Sinners* with Ruth Chatterton, Clive Brook, Mary Nolan, and William Powell. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Dictionnaire historique, généalogique et héraldique des anciennes familles du Berry

      Imprimerie A. Tardy, Bourges 1926 - Deux volumes in-4 (285 x 238 mm), demi-chagrin marron, coins, dos à nerfs orné du blason du Duché de Berry, croix de Lorraine en pied, tête mouchetée, non rogné, couverture conservée. Tirage limité (N° 6). (dos passé, quelques frottements, gardes en partie fendue, couverture souple ternie, quelques piqûres). // Two quarto volumes (285 x 238 mm), brown three-quarter shagreen, spine raised on bands tooled with Berry blazon, "Croix de Lorraine" (Cross of Lorraine) on bottom, top edge sprinkled, uncut, soft cover preserved. Limited printing (Nr 6). (faded spine, some rubbings, end-papers partly cracked, soft cover tarnished, some spots).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Marcel Proust.

      Paris, revue Le Capitole 1926 - Textes inédits de Marcel Proust, Colette, Léon Pierre Quint, René Groos, J.N Faure-Biguet, Gérard de Catalogne, René Fernandat, Benjamin Crémieux, Pierre Godmé, Marie Jeanne Durry. Deux portraits de Proust par André SZEKELY de DOBA dont un gravé à l'eau-forte en 3 états. Planches documentaires, fac-similé manuscrit d'un fragment de La Prisonnière (une des dernière version), nombreux dessins et 8 compositions hors-texte en 3 états dont 2 rehaussées au pochoir de L. Caillaud et André SZEKELY de DOBA. (Complet & Contrôlé) Exemplaire (N°1) un des 5 exemplaires de tête sur papier du JAPON Ancien contenant 8 hors texte, un portrait dessiné et gravé sur cuivre et une suite en noir sur papier du Japon Impérial, des culs de lampe, des bandeaux, des hors texte et de la pointe sèche ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet hommage à Marcel Proust de la revue Le Capitole. RARE. Paris, Revue Le Capitole, 30 décembre 1926 - 224 pages. Les Contemporains. Études - Portraits - Documents - Biographies. Reliure plein vélin. Titre et initiales (L.L.) dorés au dos. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Non rogné. Serpentes. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-8°(24x19). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EURL Livres et Collections]
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        The Hunted Piccaninnies, original book cover art work.

      Ca 1926, London: - The original gouache on board art work by Kay Edmunds for the cover of this Australian children's book. The art is for the cover of the 1934 re- issue, 1st published in the UK 1927, US 1928. 10 1/2 x 15". It depicts 2 aborigines atop a hill, viewing the sunset over a rolling blue-purple plain. They carry spears & boomerang, and green body paint. Title & author at the top. Very attractive piece. With a copy of the book, which is somewhat marked and rubbed.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Nigger Heaven.

      London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926 - Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth slightly faded along the edges. A beautiful, clean, and fresh copy in the dust jacket. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the same year. Van Vechten's novel of the Harlem renaissance has faced criticism for its title, but the author was in fact a supporter of African American equality and a friend of many Harlem Renaissance intellectuals. The text itself explores the issue of racism through the story of a young couple whose love is thwarted by contemporary social attitudes. A stunning copy, rare found in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Winnie the Pooh

      E.P. Dutton & Co, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1926. First Edition, First Printing, with the copyright page dated 1926, with no subsequent printings listed. In Very Good+ condition. Cloth is sharp and clean, with minor wear at spine ends and corners, light rubbing and darkening to gilt stamping. Front free end paper shows two areas of wear, as well as an abrasion. Half title page seems bound tightly, suggesting a repair. A rather lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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