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        THE NOVELS. Five Volumes.Sense and Sensibility/Pride and Prejudice/Mansfield Park/Emma/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion.The text based on Collation of the early editions by R.W.Chapman.With notes,Indexes and Illustrations from contemporary sources.

      Oxford,at the Clarendon Press.,1926-33. - FIVE VOLUMES.8vo.(8.2 x 5.7 inches).A mixed set of second and third editions.Illustrated throughout with 49 mono plates,including plans of Georgian London and Bath.The set is finely bound in recent full dark green morocco,spines with raised bands,red title labels,gilt.Compartments ruled,lettered and decorated in gilt.Boards decorated with floral gilt design borders.Top edges gilt,others untrimmed.A fine set of this important edition which contains facsimiles of the original title pages,notes,and various appendixes giving chronologies,indexes of characters and general indexes of real persons and places.In Geoffrey Keynes Bibliography of the works of Jane Austen he states that this edition is the most authoritative text published and is never likely to be improved.An interesting scholarly edition in attractive leather bindings.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Krasnaja niwa.

      Moskau, Iswestija WZIK, 1926. - [Rotes Getreidefeld. Text russisch]. Sammlung von 31 Heften des Jahrgangs 1926. 4°. Farb. illustr. OBrosch. (vereinzelt Gebrauchsspuren). Je 20 bis 24 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos, Abb. und Karikaturen. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgaben. - Eine der beliebtesten Kulturzeitschriften der UdSSR, herausgegeben von Anatolij Lunatscharski. In diesen Heften mit Fotos aus "Panzerkreuzer Potemkin", einer Fotomontage von der 14. Tagung der KPdSU mit Bildern der später ermordeten Parteiführer sowie mit Texten von Wladimir Majakowski, Sergej Esenin, Nikolaj Aseew, Konstantin Fedin, Semen Kirsanow, Boris Pasternak, Wera Inber u.a. - Die Illustrationen stammen von Alexej Krawtschenko, Pawel Kusnezow, Diego Rivera, Boris Efimow, Felix Vallotton, Th. Th. Heine, Max Oppenheimer, Gebrüder Stenberg und Alexander Deineka (letztere jeweils zwei Umschläge). - Vorhanden sind Nr. 1, 5-8, 11, 13-17, 19-23, 31, 33, 35-39, 42-43, 45-46 und 49-51. - W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 79 u. 235. - Vereinzelt Besitzvermerke oder gering fleckig, drei Blätter mit Randläsur, sonst sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

      London: Methuen & Co. (1926). . First deluxe edition, 8vo, (xiv), 158, (2) pp. Illustrations throughout, map endpapers, brief contemporary inscription to the dedication leaf. Original publisher’s limp blue morocco with gilt decoration, a.e.g., very slight rubbing to spine ends and the foot of the lower cover, otherwise a very good bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        APUNTES DE RECUERDOS 1926-1929 (Tomos I-IV).

      Gráficas El Siglo XX, Barcelona 1926 - 4 vols 24x17, 232p, 1h = 247p, 2h = 213, 1h = 183p, 1h. Rúst, cub. con ils. (con ox. tomo I, pérdida de lomo en tomo II, merma en lomo de tomos I y III). Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor en tomo II. "- Primera edición. Palau 109603. "Edición en buen papel e impresión agradable. Memorias interesantes, especialmente en lo que se refiere al poeta Verdaguer". Juan Antonio Güell López (1875-1958), tercer marqués de Comillas." 1926-1929

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        GENITRIX. Eaux-fortes de GERNEZ.

      A La Cité Des Livres 1926 - In-4 ( 285 X 220 mm ) de 138 pages, broché sous couverture rempliée et étui. Première édition illustrée, comprenant 13 eaux-fortes hors-texte par GERNEZ. Tirage limité à 450 exemplaires, celui-ci N°3 sur Japon, 1 des XXX numérotés en chiffres romains "sur divers papiers", avec dans une chemise à part: 3 épreuves d'état, 6 planches refusées, et 2 suites des 13 eaux-fortes de GERNEZ, l'une sur Chine, l'autre sur Vélin. Bel exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de François MAURIAC. Litterature envoi-autographe illustre-moderne [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Dictionary of Anonymous & Pseudonymous English Lit

      Edinburgh & London: Oliver and Boyd, 1926 Volumes 1,2,3,4,5,6, & 7 which is the index and second supplement, last 4 vols have DW although a little battered! The reference book for bookdealer & collectors! (due to weight consideration will not be able to ship oveseas) Red cloth covers with title in gilt to spines.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Mes amours. (.spirituelles)

      Paris, Albert Messein, Coll. La Phalange 1926 - Livre épuisé 19 x 14 cm, demi maroquin à coins brun d'époque, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné, couv. et dos cons., 197 pp. Recueil de poésies, chansons, portraits (Aragon, Max Jacob, Douanier Rousseau, R. Delaunay, ), doctrines et scenarios. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 10 ex. du tirage de tête imprimés sur Chine (le nôtre le n°1). Petite déchirure sans manque à une page. 90g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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      Scribner's 1926 - First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED BY WILL JAMES. This stunning dustjacket has benefitted from expert restoration by a master conservator. The end result is a beautifully restored dustjacket well preserved with no chips or tears. This original price clipped dustjacket is seldom seen in this nice of condition. The book is in very good condition. The binding is tight, and the boards have some wear to the edges and corners. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition that won the Newbery Award in 1927 housed in a custom slipcase. If you have other Will James books that you would like to trade in toward this copy, please email us. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Drifting Cowboy

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Bilder ur Nordens Flora. Volumes 1 to 3.

      Pub. Wahlstrom & Widstrand. 1922-1926 - 3 volumes with 663 colour chromolithograph plates. Handsomely bound in half-calf , with gilt botanical decoration and lettering on the spines. The marbled boards are shelf rubbed, with the external spine of volume 3 showing light wear. Internally, the bindings are tight and sound. The beautiful, well-coloured botanical illustrations in these three volumes are exceptionally clean. Lindman’s Nordic Flora in the best edition. The second/third edition was expanded from 510 plates to the 663 in this, the later edition. They are also considered to be a superior quality of illustrations to the first edition. Root systems, fruits and the overall plant structure, often in cross-section, are depicted. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: C. Arden Bookseller]
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        The Complete Writings

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, the Riverside Press, Cambridge,, 1926. 10 volumes, octavo. Original red buckram-backed boards, brown paper sides, armorial crest blindstamped to front boards, brown paper title label to spines, edges untrimmed. Illustrated frontispieces and plates. Corners a bit rubbed and spines slightly sunned; still a very good set, sound and internally clean. Large-Paper Edition", limited to 1000 copies, 750 for the USA and 250 for Great Britain, of which this is set is numbered throughout as #422 of the American issue. "Accepted since his death as Scotland's national bard, Burns was the first poet of the English-speaking world to be honoured by a network of clubs dedicated to celebrating his life and works… Burns was read enthusiastically … in America, where he mattered to poets as different as Whitman and Whittier" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SOLARIA, la più affascinante rivista del '900 italiano - 1926-1934 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Firenze, Edizioni di Solaria, 1926

      - Formato in 16°, copertina in brossura. TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO. Rivista letteraria mensile, poi bimestrale, fondata da Carocci nel 1926. Alla direzione si alternarono lo stesso Carocci, Bonsanti, Giansiro Ferrara. Nel clima del Regime divenne punto di incontro degli intellettuali, specialmente giovani, contribuendo ad ampliare gli orizzonti letterari italiani nei confronti delle altre culture, specialmente europee. Il periodico è stato molto rivalutato in questi ultimi anni, soprattutto per la presenza di molti dei protagonisti del Novecento Letterario Italiano. Sfogliando l'indice generale si resta ammirati e sorpresi per come, in una rivista così piccola (la tiratura media era di 600 copie), si siano potuti incontrare tanti personaggi importanti. Evidentemente le idee erano affascinanti ed altrettanto lo era il bellissimo nome scelto per la rivista (sole. ed aria). La collezione completa è difficilissima da reperire proprio per la bassissima tiratura che la caratterizzò. ANNO 1926 - N. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12 ANNO 1927 - N. 1. 2. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7-10. 11, 12 ANNO 1928 - N. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12 ANNO 1929 - N. 1, 2, 3-4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12 ANNO 1930 - N. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12 ANNO 1931 - N. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12 ANNO 1932 - N. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7/8, 9/10, 11, 12 ANNO 1933 - N. 1, 2-3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8-10. 11, 12 ANNO 1934 - N. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5/6 (uscito due anni dopo nel 1936) TOTALE 78 FASCICOLI. Nella nostra collezione ne mancano soltanto quattro, come da dettaglio che forniremo a richiesta . I fascicoli sono tutti sciolti ed in buone condizioni. La collezione, così com'è, viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Het geslacht Blijdenstein. Familieboek.

      Gouda, Koch & Knuttel, 1926. - Groot 8vo. XI+422 pp. Met familiewapen in kleur & 18 z/w afb. Stamlijst, register familienamen. Gebonden. Donkergroen marokkijnleren band met verguld familiewapen op voorplat. Goed ex. (Bovenrand rug l. besch.; naamstempel G.J. van Heek W.Hzn. op schutblad achterin).

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Sailing Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas

      London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald. Cover with sporadic soiling. Spine darkened. Contents VG. 1926. Review copy of an edition limited to 450. Buckram backed orange hardback cloth cover. 310mm x 200mm (12" x 8"). xv,82pp. 17 hand-coloured engraved copper plates and engraved head and tail pieces. Printed on Zanders handmade paper at the Curwen Press. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        BERESHITH [= in the beginning]

      Druckerei Gutenberg, Moscow-Leningrad (Berlin) 1926 - Original cloth-backed color pictorial printed boards. See Israel Museum Catalog, Tradition and Revolution, number 66 (illustrated). The first publication of a Hebrew literary miscellany set up by a group of young Hebrew writers in the Soviet Union. Typeset in Leningrad, it was printed in Berlin. The work was edited by Abraham Krivochko and inlcudes a story by Isaac Babel. The brilliant front cover was created by Tchaikov, a striking design of Revolutionary ideas. The letters of the title are dramatic, symbolically beginning and ending with the color red. "The combination of colors and theatricaly effects is striking. [the cover design] has the challenging element of a dramatic opening." See Ch. Abramsky, "Yiddish Book Illustraitons in Russia: 1916-1223" in Israel Museum Catalog, Tradition and Revolution, page 68. [2] 200 [4] pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Collection of original political cartoons by Tom Ballenger

      Thomas L. Ballenger, Jr. (1926-2012) attended the Kansas City Art Institute and graduated from The Art Students League in New York City. Ballenger worked as a commercial artist in advertising agencies from New York to California where he won numerous awards of recognition. He was also a book illustrator. Ballenger?s work has been exhibited in many art galleries and held in private collections throughout the United States.Seven original anti-Nazi political cartoons, circa 1942-1943, by cartoonist Tom Ballenger, five on art board (9? x 11? to 9.5? x 11?), one on pale yellow paper (8.75? x 11?), one on white paper (8.5? x 11?); one not signed, others signed ?Tom Ballenger? or ?Ballenger.? Three picture Hitler, two Mussolini, and two Hitler and Mussolini. Two with partial sketches on verso. Light toning and soiling, else near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        La fête arabe.

      Lapina, Paris 1926 - In 4 broché, sous chemise et étui de toile écrue, couverture illustrée, 186 pages, 32 bois en noir et en couleurs de André Suréda. Tirage limité à 450 exemplaires celui-ci un des 35 sur Vélin d'Arches comportant une suite en couleurs des bois sur japon impérial. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        La Fête Arabe Illustré Par Suréda. Binding signed J. Faki..

      Voir nos photos, Reliure signée Faki. Ed. Lapina,185pp.,1926. ex. num. (n°141/400) sur papier de Rives BFK. 32 superbes bois en couleurs et en noir de Suréda. in-4, reliure plein cuir, plats ornés de cadres et motifs dorés, contreplats encadrés de 2 filets dorés, gardes tissus bleues sous jaquette demi-cuir à bandes et emboitage, plats et dos conservés. Ensemble en excellent état, des marques sur l'emboitage. Envoi soigné (A3) We can translate on demand/ Plus de photos ou autres détails sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Libri Relives]
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        The Terrible People

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company. 1926. First. First American edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a short tear, and the spine white and unsoiled. Criminal mastermind seemingly returns from the grave to take vengeance on those who stood in his way. Basis for a 1928 film, now lost, as well as a German 1960 remake, part of the Rialto series. Scarce in this condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Paris, l' Artisan du Livre, 1926 - Relié, demi - veau, dos à nerfs (3) dorés, plats de papier marbré, 14,5x19cm, couverture originale, 382pp., 1 pointe sèche originale. Avec un preface de Paul Tuffrau.Un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial avec 2 épreuves de la pointe sèche de E. Chanine dont une signée à la main de l' artiste. Excéllent état. 900 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Witchcraft and Demonology

      KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH, TRUBNER, LONDON 1926 - Fep has an inscription stating, "Harry Phillips, In memory of a very old friendship, from the Author, Feb. 9, 1927." General shelf wear, and few foxing spots throughout. DATE PUBLISHED: 1926 EDITION: 353 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Pen used by Jack Dempsey to sign the contract for the first Dempsey-Tunney fight

      Original dip pen used by World Heavyweight Champion Jack Dempsey and legendary boxing promoter Tex Rickard to sign the contract for the first Dempsey-Tunney fight. The pen is 8? long and consists of black wood, a rubber grip, and metal nib. A vintage 5.25? x 2.5? lightly soiled tag is tied to the base of the nib with string. Typed on the tag: ?Pen with which Jack Dempsey and Tex Richard [sic] signed their contract in A.G. Carter?s office, Star-Telegram Building, April 21, 1926, for Dempsey?s first fight with Gene Tunney in Philadelphia, Pa. September 23, 1926. Amon G. Carter (1879-1955) was publisher of the ?Fort Worth Star-Telegram.?Held at Philadelphia?s Sesquicentennial Municipal Stadium on September 23, 1926, Gene Tunney defeated World Heavyweight Champion Jack Dempsey in a 10-round decision.In 1920, businessman and boxing promoter Tex Rickard (1870-1929) secured the rights to promote live events from Madison Square Garden. By 1924, he

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        All The Sad Young Men

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1926. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DES RIENS

      Paris Mornay 1926. 14.5x20.3 cm., 129 pp., édition avec illustrations par Carlègle en couleurs, relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos orné, dos à 4 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d'éditeur. Tirage limité. Tirage de 430 exemplaires sur Hollande van Gelder numérotés de 38 à 467.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Primitives: Poems and Woodcuts

      New York: The Spiral Press 1926 - 8vo., specially designed and executed by master-binder Jack Fitterer of New York in full brown morocco, with morocco onlays of light brown, dark brown, and green stamped in black. First edition and first book published by the Spiral Press. One of 350 numbered copies, with eleven woodcut illustrations, signed by Weber. Additionally inscribed by Weber to philanthropist and art collector Albert Rothbart. A unique copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Portrait of Charles Baudelaire

      [Paris, 1926] - Superb image of the brooding genius so greatly admired by Rouault, who included it in the second edition of his collection, SOUVENIRS INTIMES (Paris: E. Frapier, 1927), with portraits of Suares, his mentor Gustave Moreau (2), Leon Bloy, and J.K. Huysmans (BAUDELAIRE, CHARLES) No. 2 of 35 copies SIGNED AND NUMBERED by the artist in pencil; with his stamp lower left. 8.3 x 6.5 in. (21.2 x 16.5 cm.). Lithograph. Professionally conserved. Fine. Matted. Rauch 149; Chapon & I. Rouault II, nos. 310-315 and p. 264 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Berlin: August Scherl, 1926. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. [1926]. True first edition (in German). Dust jacket shows 3/4-inch tear in front cover, minor chipping at corners and top and bottom of dust jacket's spine, spine and back cover of dust jacket show toning and dust soiling, book's spine slightly cocked, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, otherwise fine in color pictorial dust jacket. Basis for Fritz Lang's famous film of the same title..

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      Leipzig, Felsing. (1926). - Mit 32 Radierungen, davon 15 radierte Gedichte und radiertem und signiertem Titel. Folio. 36 nicht paginierte Bll. Orig.-Halbleder in Handarbeit, hübsche Buntpapierüberzüge mit Wellenmuster, Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt. Mit 17 signierten Orig.-Radierungen von Minni Herzing. Nr. 132 von 500 numerierten und signierten Exemplaren. Sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblio Industries Alain Haezeleer]
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        Show Boat.

      Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926 - First edition, one of 201 numbered copies signed by the author. Vellum-backed, gray/green boards. Spine very slightly darkened and with minor crimp to upper spine tip, else fine in custom mylar cover and very good publisher's slipcase with some expert restoration to seams and a small chip along one edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        SHOW BOAT

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Copy #190 of only 201 numbered and SIGNED copies of perhaps Ferber's best known book, published a year after her Pulitzer-Prize winning SO BIG. Source for the musical and film starring Paul Robeson. Rebacked with a new spine very similar to the original. Attractive period bookplate on front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Armies of the First French Republic

      Oxford Unviversity Press, London 1926 - 5 volumes. Vol. 1 published in 1926; Vol. 2 - 1929; Vo. 3 - 1931; Vo. 4 - 1935; Vol. 5 - 1939.F/NF Bound in dark navy cloth with gilt titles to the spine.The dust jackets have minor age toning to the spines. Beige with black printed titles on the front covers & spines of the dustjackets. Adverts to the outside back cover of the DJS. The DJ to Vol. 1 has a publisher's opening midway down the spine for a price sticker. Jackets are in mylar covers. Numerous b & w fold out maps. This is a magnificent, rare set of a classic work on the Napoleonic Wars. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        4 ms. Briefe mit eigenh. U. und 1 eh. Telegramm.

      Starnberg und Seebenstein, 22.VIII. 1925 - 8.I. 1926. - Zusammen 7½ SS. 4to und gr.-8vo. Interessante Briefe des Jugendfreundes von Kronprinz Rudolf (1858-1889) an den Bildhauer Henry Kautsch (1859-1943) über die beabsichtigte Gestaltung einer Büste im Schloßpark: "Als uns der General für die Errichtung des Denkmals zu interessieren trachtete und auch uns für die Freigabe des Parkes für das ‘Gartenfest’ ersuchte, frug ich ihn, was er sich für einen Gedanken gemacht habe, um ein hübsches ‘Denkmal’ mit den geringen Mitteln zu Stande zu bringen. Damals sprach er von ‘einem Steinsockel, worauf ein kleiner Obelisk, gekrönt von einem Adler’ sich befände. Dann sagte er mir, er habe vor längerer Zeit mit einem Künstler darüber gesprochen [.] Als ich in Wien meine Schwester, die Erzherzogin Marie Therese frug, sagte sie mir, dass am nächsten Tage Frl. v. Valmagini zu ihr käme, und dass diese gewiss etwas wissen würde. Als ich am folgenden Tage das Frl. v. Valmagini sprach, sagte diese mir, dass Herr Professor in einigen Tagen nach Wien kommen würde und gewiss einen Ratschlag geben könnten [.] Der General sagte mir, dass er erst vor kurzem Ihnen die gewünschten Ausmasse hätte senden können. Auch zeigte er mir ein ganz kleines Thon-Model, welches Herr R. Fänner überraschender Weise ihm geschickt hätte [.] Ich würde [.] gerne Ihre Ansicht erfahren, wie Sie Sich den Fortgang dieser Angelegenheit denken? [.]" - In erster Ehe mit der frühverstorbenen Elisabeth Prinzessin von Thurn und Taxis (1860-1881) verheiratet, ehelichte der Infant von Portugal - der mit der späteren Geliebten des Kronprinzen, Mary Vetsera (1871-1889), vor ihrer Bekanntschaft mit Rudolf im Frühjahr 1888 verlobt gewesen war - 1893 Prinzessin Marie Therese zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg (1870-1935). - Die Arbeiten des aus Prag stammenden Bildhauers und Medailleurs Henry Kautsch "zeigen eine hervorragende Beherrschung der Technik des Flachreliefs [.] und lassen sich neben die besten französischen Arbeiten dieses Faches stellen " (Thieme/Becker XX, 35). - Der aus Rossatz an der Donau stammende Rudolf Fänner (geb. 1879) lebte und arbeitete nach abgeschlossenem Studium an der Münchener Akademie in Wien (vgl. Vollmer II, 67). - Mit altem Sammlungsumschlag.

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        Novels of Henry Feilding, The

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1926. - Fielding of DreamsFrom the Shakespeare Head PressFIELDING, Henry. The Novels of Henry Fielding. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Printed at the Shakespeare Head Basil Blackwell, [1926].Large Paper Edition, limited to 520 sets. Ten large octavo volumes (9 x 6 in; 230 x 150 mm). Frontispieces. Publishers three-quarter red morocco over pale red cloth boards. Gilt decorated compartments. A very fine set.Contains: Joseph Andrews (2 vols); Jonathan Wild; Tom Jones; (4 vols) and Amelia (3 vols)."The Elizabethan scholar A. H. Bullen established the Shakespeare Head Press in Stratford-up-Avon in 1904. His original aim was to produce a good edition of Shakespeare's works, and his ten volume Stratford Town Shakespeare was completed by 1907. After Bullen died in 1927, the press was acquired by a partnership including Basil Blackwell, the Oxford bookseller. Bernard Newdigate was appointed as typographer and under his direction the press worked within the Morris tradition: Ovid's Metamorphoses was the first book he produced as a limited edition" (Graphic Design and Visual Culture in Europe 1890-1945, University of Glasgow Special Collections). Rogerson 86. Ranson, Selective Check Lists, p.13

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        THE NOVELS

      Basil Blackwell/The Shakespeare Head Press. Oxford. 1926. LIMITED EDITION. TEN VOLUMES. 8vo. One of 1030 sets printed, of which 1000 are for sale. Fine clean books which have been finely bound in recent half red morocco, spines with raised bands, the compartments lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edges gilt. Red cloth on boards. A little uniform fading to the spines but still overall a Fine set.

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        In Unknown Arabia

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1926. With a foreword by Major-General Sir Percy Z. Cox. Octavo. Original dark green cloth over bevelled boards, title gilt to spine, gilt block of camel and rider to the upper board, top edge gilt. Frontispiece and 32 other plates, 2 full-page maps to the text, large folding coloured map at the rear. A little rubbed, spine slightly crumpled head and tail, light toning, foxing to the fore-edge with minimal marginal encroachment, short tear to the stub of the folding map. First Edition. Cheesman encountered Sir Percy Cox when serving with the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, a shared interest in ornithology, "Together they undertook to collect the avifauna of Iraq …While Cox was high commissioner in Iraq, Cheesman was his private secretary (1920–23). He was elected to the British Ornithologists' Club in 1919, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1920, and a corresponding member of the Zoological Society of London in 1921" (ODNB). His geographical work began in 1921 when "he was placed in charge of charting the western shore of the Gulf of Salwah" (Howgego), and in 1923-4 "he spent eleven weeks at Al Hufuf, after which he proceeded south to become the first European to reach the remote oasis of Jabrin, fixing its precise position, mapping large areas of surrounding desert and identifying the site of ancient Gerra." For this work, which is the subject of the present account, he was awarded the RGS Gill Memorial Medal. Ownership inscription dated 1939 of G. Heslop Harrison, state entomologist of Iraq, to the front free endpaper.

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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 pastedown, 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.

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        The Records Of The Panmure Golf Club

      Dundee: privately, by the Author 1926 - Panmure Golf Club was established in 1845 at Monifieth, near Barry, Forfarshire. It is said that that Allan Robertson and Alexander Pirie came from St Andrews to examine and lay out the links over nine holes, thus the Monifieth Links were born. It was later extended to 18 holes to form the Medal course in 1880. Henderson was the club's secretary at the time of this book. Small 8vo. 52pp. Photographic frontis (tissue-guard). Original navy blue boards, title in white lettering to the front. A fine copy of this very scarce history of one of the most ancient clubs in Soctland.  [D&M, 20620]

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        The Portrait of a Generation

      [Paris, Contact Press,, 1926]. Octavo. Contemporary green and white Japanese vellum, titles to upper board gilt, original buff wrappers printed in brown bound in. Spine a little rubbed but an excellent copy. First edition, first printing. One of 210 copies. Probably bound for McAlmon himself being very much in his personal style. A small vintage photograph is tipped in at the front showing Noguchi's bust of McAlmon.

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      [Paris: Contact Editions,. 1926]. Octavo, pp. [i-xv] xvi [1] 2-179 [180: blank] [181: printer's imprint] [182-184: blank] [note: paper wrapper folded over first and last leaves; leaf preceding half title leaf is a blank],. original marbled paper wrappers, printed paper labels affixed to front and spine panels.. 7 mm chip from head of spine panel, light wear to tail of spine. panel, several tiny closed tears to fore edge of front wrapper, else. a fine copy. A very attractive copy of a scarce, fragile book. (#9837). First edition. The author's first book, "an ignored minor masterpiece of antirealistic fiction, a novel that deserves the attention of all students of fantasy literature." - Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 463. Coates' novel "quite brilliantly applies a wide arsenal of literary devices, some of them surrealistic, to the exaggeratedly spoof-like tale of a master criminal and his absurd super-weapon, which sees through solids and applies remote-control heat to kill people invisibly; beneath the spoofing and the cosmopolitan style lies a sense of horror." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 239. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-16; (1987) 2-18; (1995) 2-20; and (2004) II- 267. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 438. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 54. Bleiler (1978), p. 45. Reginald 03107.

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        John Retcliffe's historische Romane bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Barthel-Winkler. Komplett in 35 Bänden. Bände 1-3) Nena Sahib. Kpl. in 3 Bänden. 4) Die Abenteurer der Sonora. 5) Zu den Quellen des Buenaventura. 6) Goldfieber. 7) Die Wölfin von Skadar. 8) Das Testament Peters des Großen. 9) Um das schwarze Meer. 10) Sewastopol. 11) Adda und Edda. 12) Auf heisser Erde. 13) Die Eisprinzessin. 14) Die Assassinen. 15) Garibaldi. 16) Die Venus von Rom. 17) Magenta und Solferino. 18) Capitana Maria. 19) Die Donner von Gaeta. 20) Das Kreuz von Savoyen. 21) Die Totengräber von Paris. 22) Bomben vor der Oper. 23) Stirb Orsini. 24) 1848. 25) Im Hexenkessel. 26) Barrikaden in Wien. 27) Zigeuner und Pandur. 28) Der Gang nach Villafranca. 29) Flamme

      Retcliffe-Verlag: Radebeul bei Dresden 1926 ff. - Abent Uniforme orangefarbene Originalleinenbände mit den goldgeprägten Deckel- und Rückentiteln sowie dem goldgeprägtem "Stern". Bis auf wenige Bände gut erhalten, teilweise sogar sehr schön erhaltene Ausgaben. Vorliegende Werkausgabe wurde komplett mit farbigen Schutzumschlagkopien versehen. Zu den Erhaltungszuständen der einzelnen Bände 1-3) Nena Sahib. Kpl. in 3 Bänden: Schöne Exemplare. 4) Die Abenteurer der Sonora: Seiten 35,101,161-164 mit Stiftspuren in Tinte. 8 Seiten gering fleckig. 5) Zu den Quellen des Buenaventura: Vorsatz mit Namensstempel, im Fußschnitt Seiten 219-260 braunfleckig. 6) Goldfieber: Vorsatz mit Namenszug, im Randbereich wenig braunfleckig. 7) Die Wölfin von Skadar: Einband gewellt, hinterer Deckel unschön feuchtrandig. 8) Das Testament Peters des Großen: Hint.Außengelenk oben 2 cm eingerissen. Im oberen Drittel durchgehend gewellt und die Ecke feuchtrandig., 6 Seiten wenig stockfleckig. 9) Um das schwarze Meer: Vord. Innengelenk gebrochen, leicht muffig riechend, Einband wenig angestaubt, innen sauber. 10) Sewastopol: Vord. Innengelenk locker, Vortitel gebräunt, ca. 10 Seiten wenig fleckig. 11) Adda und Edda: Hinteres Aussengelenk geplatzt, Rücken einseitig gelöst, vorderes Innengelenk gebrochen. 12) Auf heisser Erde: Reste eines Namenszuges auf Vorsatz, Vord. Aussengelenk 2cm eingerissen, innen sauber. 13) Die Eisprinzessin: Sehr schön. 14) Die Assassinen: Leihbüchereiex. schlecht erhalten. 15) Garibaldi: S.199/200 min. Eckfehlstelle, wenig schiefgelesen, S.64, 65, 155 und 237 min fleckig. 16) Die Venus von Rom: Kapitale min. berieben. Seiten 22 und 295 mit kleinem Randeinriss, ca. 10 Seiten wenig fleckig. 17) Magenta und Solferino: Hint.Außengelenk oben 0,5cm eingerissen, sehr sauber. 18) Capitana Maria: Seite 49/50 zu zwei Dritteln abgerissen, Vord. Aussengelenk 1 cm angerissen, Kapital 0,5cm eingerissen. 19) Die Donner von Gaeta:8 S. gering fleckig. 20) Das Kreuz von Savoyen: Die erste Buchhälfte im oberen Schnitt gering feuchtrandig oder gewellt. 21) Die Totengräber von Paris. Wohlerhalten. 22) Bomben vor der Oper. Hinterer Deckel minimal weißfleckig, wenige Seiten mit kleinen Fleckchen. 23) Stirb Orsini. S.17 und 100 mit kleinen Braunflecken, insgesamt sehr sauber. 24) 1848: S.362-4 gering fingerfleckig, sonst sehr sauber. 25) Im Hexenkessel: S.254-9 gering braunfl., Sonst sehr sauber. 26) Barrikaden in Wien: Im Seitenschnitt min. fl., innen sehr sauber. 27) Zigeuner und Pandur: Kapitale best. 28) Der Gang nach Villafranca: S. 343 Randeinriss, 6S.min.fl., Oberes Kapital bestoßen. 29) Flammen im Osten: Leicht schiefgelesen, 3 S. min.fleckig, 1cm Einriss vorderes Aussengelenk. 30) Das Geheimnis des Weissen Adlers: Wenig schiefgelesen, S. 160 und 195 geringst fl., Kapitale min. best. 31) Der Schmuggler von Biaritz: 5 S. geringst fleckig, Einband min. angestaubt. 32) Don Juan de Lerida: Sehr sauber, tadellos. 33) Drache und Bär: Sehr schön und sauber. 34) Lieben und Sterben: S.147 und 191 min. fl, sehr schön. 35) Um die Weltherrschaft: tadellos. 8897

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        The Portrait of a Generation, including The Revolving Mirror.

      Contact Editions, Three Mountains Press. Paris 1926 - First Edition, limited to 200 copies. Original printed French style fold-in wrappers. Scarce collection of poetry by a central figure in the expatriate literary circle of Paris that included James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway. McAlmon founded Contact editions. Very Good or better tightly bound and straight edged copy with moderate foxing to panels and page edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        900" Cahiers d'Italie et d'Europe. Fondateurs: Massimo Bontempelli, Curzio Malaparte.

      La Voce, Rome, Florence, 1926 - 4 vol. (de 5) Rome, Florence, La Voce 1926-1927. In-8°. 208 p., 4 ff.; 208 p., 6 ff.; 208 p. 7 ff.; 208 p. Illustrations par Oppo, Conti, Lydis, Rosai, Biagini, Picasso, Carrà, Ferrazzi, Checchi, Campigli. George Grosz, Pannaggi Cartonnages d'éditeur jaune, beige, vert et rouge. Edition originale de 4 des 5 numéros de cet revue programmatique, fondatrice du realisme magique. 1/300 exemplairs de luxe, relié à la Bodoni et sur un papier plus agréable que l'édition courante. Bontempelli réclame dans la préface: "Quand nous aurons réussi à croire de nouveau à un Temps et un Espace objectifs et absolus, s'éloignant de l'homme à l'infini, ce sera chose aisée que de séparer la matière de l'esprit, et de recommencer à combiner les variations innombrables de leurs harmonies." - Tous les articles en langue française. Avec la participation de Bontempelli, Mac Orlan, Barilli, Alvaro Gomez de la Serna, Soupault, Georg Kaiser, Emilio Cecchi, Aniante, Slari, James Joyce, Ivan Goll , Campanile, Spaini, Mouratoff, Nino Frank, Alberto Cecchi, Max Jacob, Oppo, Ribemont-Dessaignes, Bruno Barilli, Blaise Cendrares (sic!), Corrado Alvaro, Chmielioff, Robert Mc Almon, Cesare Giardini, J. Evola Francesco Rocci, Fargue, Delteil, Ehrenbourg, Marinetti, Moravia, Ehrenstein, Hellens, Malraux. Le vol. 4 avec un essai d'Ivan Goll sur George Grosz accompagné 6 dessins. - Petit manque à la coiffe du premier volume, sinons, à part de quelques petits rousseurs en bot état. Rare en édition de luxe. Sprache: Französisch Cartonnages d'éditeur jaune, beige, vert et rouge. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Eater of Darkness :–

      [Paris: Contact Editions,, 1926]. Octavo. Original marbled wrappers, printed paper labels to spine and upper wrapper. Very lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the author's first book.

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      The original material used by John S. Mayfield in publishing his book, Mark Twain Versus The Street Railway Company (np. 1926) The letters and documents comprising the manuscript are all tipped into a first edition copy of Mark Twain's Autobiography (New York, 1924; Harper ad Brothers). Two volumes large octavo, dust jackets and original box. The material consists of the following items: 1. Autograph letter signed by Mark Twain, 2 pages on black bordered stationary, dated May 5, 1906, to Owen Root, Jr. General Manager of the railway company. Twain eloquently states that his daughters are "frequently robbed by conductors on the surface lines" and that this time his eldest daughter took note of "the thief's" number and the time and place of the incident. 2. Autograph letter signed "S.L. Clemens," 2 pages on black bordered stationary dated May 13, 1906, to Owen Root, Jr. General Manager of the railway company. Twain replies to the Owen Root letter of May 9, 1906 (in full): "Dear Sir: I thank you very much for the trouble you have taken in investigating the complain I entered, and acknowledge with thanks the receipt of stamps amounting to 20 cents. The conductor against whom that charge can be made only once in two years must be a valuable man, and I should be the last one to wish to get him into trouble. Yours Very Truly/S.L. Clemens" ("To Owen Root, Jr., Esq.") 3. Autograph letter signed "Clemens" to James Redpath, 1 page, dated June 14, 1871. Twain writes that he is "hard at work" on a book similar to the Innocents (The Innocents Abroad). 4. Autograph letter signed "Mark" to James Redpath, 1 page dated May 15, 1873. Twain writes to his friend that he is sailing in the Batavia (for London) on Saturday and gives his London address. 5. Autograph signatures of Twain "S.L. Clemens/Mark Twain" tipped into one of the preliminaries of volume one. 6. Black-bordered card tipped onto the title page of volume two: "Mr. S.L. Clemens, 21 Fifth Avenue." 7. Carbon copy of a type letter from Owen Root, Jr., V-P and General Manager of the railway company to Mark Twain, 2 pages dated May 9, 1906; Mr. Root apologizes to Mr. Twain and acknowledges that his conductor may have been mistaken. Mr. Root encloses 20 cents in stamps to reimburse Miss Clemens for change she should have received. 8. Autograph document signed (an affidavit) by John Burgess, the conductor involved in the incident; 3 pages dated May 1, 1906. The affidavit is accompanied by a TLS by the Division General Foreman, dated May 8, 1906, explaining his interview with the accused conductor; a map is attached to rear paste-down. 9. Autograph letter signed to Herbert S. Stone, from E.C. Stedman, 2 pages dated March 13, 1894. The letter concerns a Poe item in Stedman's possession, about which an article has appeared in the newspaper. Stedman tells Stone that he has found the other Poe like his-the only other one. It is The Tale of the Ragged Mountains, and W.E. Benjamin had it, but sold it to a customer for $500. 10. Autograph letter signed to Chauncey M. Depew (of Cambridge) from E.C. Stedman, April 17, 1888. Stedman writes that his and Depew's remarks against demands for "brain-testing" he is giving his friend, the editor of The Youths Companion, a letter to Depew (from a 3rd party). Stedman adds, "for I suspect that you would rather write a paper for the youngsters than to do anything else out of railroading ad politics." 11. A printed letter signed by the author, George Washington Cable, to Edmund C. Stedman [n.p., n.d.], saying hat it had been agreed among some 150 friends of Twain to write to him asking for his autograph. These letters would be mailed so that all would reach Twain on April 1st and would constitute an April Fool's Joke; none of the letters would contain a self-addressed stamped envelope. This Aprils Fool's joke includes the envelope postmarked March 29, 1884. 12. A first edition of the book Mark Twain vs. The Street Railway Company, (n.p. 1926). BAL 3540 All the abov.

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