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        Ulick and Soracha

      London - The Nonesuch Press 1926 - Bound in cloth with gilt lettering, bevelled edges and unclipped dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is of a smaller size than the book, as is usual. Signed by the author. First edition. Limited edition, number 384 of 1,250. The dustwrapper is designed by Marion V. Dorn. The engraving is by Stephen Gooden. George Augustus Moore (1852 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. As a naturalistic writer, he was amongst the first English-language authors to absorb the lessons of the French realists, and was particularly influenced by the works of mile Zola. His writings influenced James Joyce, according to the literary critic and biographer Richard Ellmann, and, although Moore's work is sometimes seen as outside the mainstream of both Irish and British literature, he is as often regarded as the first great modern Irish novelist. Marion V. Dorn (18961964) was a designer. Stephen Frederick Gooden (18921955) was an engraver. Gooden worked chiefly as a book illustrator, beginning in 1923 with the Nonesuch Press Anacreon. He contributed to twenty works, notably the The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine, and Aesop's Fables. In addition, Gooden designed and engraved more than forty bookplates, including those for Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth, and Princess Margaret, and four for the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. Condition: The binding isfirm. As good a copy as you are likely to see, including the very scarce dustwrapper. Internally the pages are clean and bright with a couple of handling marks. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 20. I. 1926. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. An Walter Petry: "Benjamin kann erst nächste Woche uns ein gemeinsames Stelldichein geben: er will Ihnen schreiben. Wenn Sie Sonntag früh in der Stadt sind, schauen Sie doch bitte nach mir. Auch sonst bin ich meist zu Haus ausser morgen Abend und Freitag mittag. Mit Wurm ('Schmiede') habe ich heut telephonisch gesprochen. Er sagt, über den nächsten Proustbänden schwebe noch der Voranspruch eines anderen Übersetzers, hofft aber dennoch u.s.w. Mehr wird er Ihnen wohl auch nicht sagen können, wenn Sie ihn sprechen: es lohnt sich demnach wohl kaum, die Rede darauf zu bringen". - Franz Hessel und Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) veröffentlichten 1926 im Berliner Verlag 'Die Schmiede' den ersten Band ("Im Schatten der jungen Mädchen") ihrer gemeinsamen Proust-Übersetzung, an der auch Walter Petry mitgearbeitet hat; die beiden nächsten Bände ("Die Herzogin von Guermantes") sind 1930 im Piper Verlag erschienen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Physiologie du goût

      Paris, Les Arts et le Livre 1926 - 2 vol. grands in-8°, couv. imprimée, ex. non coupé, non rogné, 252 + 300 pp Tirage numéroté, UN DES 5 EX. HORS COMMERCE SUR PAPIER VAN GELDER Edition ornée de 100 dessins dans le texte et de 24 planches hors texte de PIERRE NOURY, lithographiées par J. MOURLOT "Belle publication cotée", Carteret I, 148 et IV, 82 Couverture et dos restaurés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gastéréa]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Theodore Dreiser"), to Frederick W. Skiff

      N.p., may 6, 1926 - Not long after publication of AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY and at the height of his fame, novelist Theodore Dreiser responds to a letter from Portland, Oregon, collector Frederick W. Skiff, who later sold his American literature collection to Mrs. Estelle Doheny, "I think you had best take a look at the portrait in the April Vanity Fair. If that pleases I will secure a copy of that. Once more my thanks for your invitation & kind thoughts. I may get to Portland at that. Theodore Dreiser" 8vo. Pen and ink on printed letterhead. Old folds, else fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Portraitsammlung.

      The Museum Galleries,, London, 1926 - London, The Museum Galleries, 1926-1929. 58x47 cm. 17 farbige signierte Lichtdrucke (Plattenrand ca. 28x22 cm - 32x23 cm) unter Passepartouts, mit je einem Bl. Text (Biographie der Portraitierten). In grüner Halbledermappe mit goldgepr. Namen auf Vorderdeckel. Francis Bacon 1561-1626 from a painting by an unknown artist in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Engraved by H. Scott Bridgwater (sign.). Sir Charles Bell 1774-1842 from a painting by J. Stevens in the National Portrait Gallery. Engr. by H. Goffey (sign). Bismarck 1815-1898 from a painting by Franz von Lenbach. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign). Rosa Bonheur 1822-1899 from the painting by E. Dubufe at the Palace of Versailles. Engr. in Mezzotint by François Petitjean (sign). Catherine The Great 1729-1796 from a painting by Lampi. Engr. by H. Scott Bridgwater (sign). Sir Humphry Davy 1778-1829 from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign). Sir Francis Drake 1540-1596 from the painting by Daniel Mylens in the Painted Hall at Greenwich. Engr. by A.J. Scrimshire (sign). Frederick The Great 1712-1786 from a portrait by an unknown Artist (Adolph Menzel). Engr. by Athur Hogg (sign). Warren Hastings 1732-1818 from a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A., in the National Portrait Gallery, London. Engr. by A. Gorrey (sign.). Jenny Lind 1820-1887 from the portrait by Edward Magnus in the National Gallery of Berlin. Engr. by H. Blackburn Hart (sign). Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 from the painting at Windsor Castle . Engr. by H. Goffey (sign.). Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière 1622-1673 from the portrait by George Bartlett in the Dulwich Gallery. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign.). Peter The Great 1672-1725 from the portrait by Klengstedt in the British Museum. Engr. by S.M. Litten (sign). Sir James Young Simpson 1811-1870. Painted and engraved by H. Scott Bridgwater (sign). Queen Victoria 1819-1901 from the portrait by Thomas Sully in the Wallace Collection, London. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign.). Richard Wagner 1813-1183 from a painting by Lenbach. Engr. by Will Henderson (sign.). William III, Prince of Orange 1650-1702 from a painting by Anthony Van Dyck in the Hermitage. Engr. by François Petitjean (sign.). (Mappe berieben und mit Einrissen in den Gelenken, die Schliessbänder ausgerissen. Textblätter teils etwas angerändert, einige leicht fleckig). In grüner Halbledermappe mit goldgepr. Namen auf Vorderdeckel.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        The Land of Mist

      Hutchinson and Co 1926 - London ,NF/NF. a near fine copy ,light rubbing at spine ends ,no inscriptions or foxing. The wrapper has had minor restoration at spine ends and along one edge by one of the worlds leading restorers. Not a particularly rare title ,the third professor challenger novel , but extremely difficult to find in this condition . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        SOUVENIRS DU VIEUX-COLOMBIER, 55 dessins originaux précédés d'un texte de Jules Romains. Signed / Envoi de L'artiste.

      Claude Aveline,, Paris 1926 - MAHN (Berthold). SOUVENIRS DU VIEUX-COLOMBIER, 55 dessins originaux précédés d'un texte de Jules Romains. Signed, Envoi de L'artiste. Paris: Claude Aveline, 1926. Stiff wrappers, 8vo., 53pp / grand in-8, XII-55 pl. d'illustration, broché. FIRST EDITION / EDITION ORIGINALE. Extraordinary copy inscribed by Berthold Mahn to his fellow artist & illustrator Gus Bofa. One of 35 H.C. copies of 55 on Velin de Rives. Exemplaire exceptionelle. Edition originale tirée à 950 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci est un des 35 H.C. Vélin de Rives. In fine condition / trés bel état. Wonderful Association Copy linking these two great artists of the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        THE LAND OF MIST.

      London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., n.d. [1926] - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 viii 9-294 [295: ad] [296: blank] + 24-page publisher's catalogue listing books "for the Spring, 1926" inserted at rear, original decorated dark green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in light green. First edition. The third Professor Challenger novel, in which the scientist investigates and is converted to spiritualism. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2-66; (1981) 2- 23; (1987) 2-27; and (1995) 2-32. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 558. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 263. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Reginald 04495. Green and Gibson A45a. A bright, fine copy in part of the rare pictorial dust jacket which is lacking the rear panel and the rear flap. An attractive copy of an uncommon book seldom found in nice condition. (#102710) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Rude Book By Tell [In a design bookbinding by Jarmilla Sobota].

      Hartford, Connecticut Edwin Valentine Mitchell 1926. “Of this edition of A Rude Book one thousand copies have been printed, of which 500 copies are for sale in the British Empire and 500 copies in the United States of America”. - Printed in Great Britain. The Arden Press W. H. Smith & Son Stamford Street London, S. E. 1. Size of the binding: 8 ¼” x 10 ½” x ¾” (thick); 61 pp. + colophon page; black & white reproductions of 26 pen & ink drawings by “Tell”, with printed titles & verses facing each drawing. Size of drop-back clamshell box: 9” x 11 ¼” x 1 ¼” (thick). Contents: [1] A Caricaturist: Max Beerbohm; [2] The Last Quixote: G. K. Chesterton; [3] A Carver: Jacob Epstein; [4] A Visionary: Augustus John, A. R. A.; [5] A Premier [Stanley Baldwin] and John Bull; [6] A Turncoat: Sir Alfred Mond; [7] A Puritan: The Rt. Hon. Sir William Joynson-Hicks; [8] A Poet: John Drinkwater; [9] An Idealist: Lady Astor; [10] A Romancist: Hilaire Belloc; [11] Design For A National Memorial In The Modern Manner To The Glory Of The Sitwell Trinity [Sacheverell, Edith + Osbert]; [12] A Secretary For India: The Right Hon. Lord Birkenhead; [13] The Rt. Hon. Winston “Colleoni” Churchill; [14] Ultimus Romanorum: The Rt. Hon. Lord Oxford and Asquith; [15] A Realist: Caradoc Evans; [16] Any Highbrow Critic; [17] A Painter: Sir William Orpen; [18] Two Extremists: The Duke of Northumberland and Mr. Cook; [19] An Ecclesiastic: Dean Inge; [20] An Actor: Sir Gerald Du Maurier; [21] A Philosopher: George Bernard Shaw; [22] Design For A Crest For Messrs. Gilbert Frankau and Michael Arlen; [23] The London Laureate: Thomas Burke; [24] A Novelist: Arnold Bennett; [25] A Tennis Queen: Mlle. Suzanne Lenglen; [26] Mr. Tell, The Only Begetter Of This Book Of Satires. Handbound by Jarmilla Sobota with her gilt binder’s-stamped label on the lower right-hand edge of the inner back cover: Jarmilla J. Sobotova. The binding features boards covered on the front with a design in black & inlaid maroon morocco leathers, with a raised onlay of an ink pen, covered in red leather, gilt & with a gold-painted steel pen nib, this pen "sculpture" is mounted over a swirled “checkerboard” ribbon design, which also continues to the back cover; the spine features three, open “windows” which expose the red cords that the leaves have been sewn on. Gold-washed, deep rose & gray marbled paper paste-downs & extra, high-quality paper flyleaves. All edges stained black & polished. The sturdy, handcrafted box features a black leather spine with an applied red leather label at the base, with gilt title; with matching gold-washed marbled paper sides with black leather edge; all edges of box are also in black leather. Inside of box is lined with brushed, rose-colored suede padding. Book and box are in fine condition. Produced by Jarmilla Sobota in the 1990’s. This is an original 1926 copy of “A Rude Book”, not a facsimile, or reprint. Scan shows a portion of the front cover & the spine of the box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        3 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Wien, 1926.. Zusammen (½+½+¾ =) 1¾ SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-4to. Ein Brief mit einem eh. Notenbeispiel.. An den Komponisten Paul von Klenau mit innigem Dank für Klenaus Dirigat bei der Uraufführung von Bittners großer Messe (auch Missa Austriaca) im großen Saal des Konzerthauses: "Die gestrige Aufführung meiner D-Messe hat mir einen großen Erfolg gebracht, den ich Dir, einzig und allein Dir verdanke. Kein Mensch wird das je besser machen können. Du beherrschst die Partitur, als wenn Du sie selbst gemacht hättest. Deine wundervolle Begeisterung hast Du auf alle Mitwirkenden übertragen und so eine Aufführung zustande gebracht, die glatt als mustergiltig bezeichnet werden kann. Du hast auch dirigiertechnisch ein Meisterstück vollbracht und in dieser einen, ersten Aufführung gleich den Stil für alle folgenden festgelegt. Einen idealeren Interpreten als Dich kann ich mir gar nicht denken. Ich danke Dir für Deine Freundestat, die auch eine große Kunsttat geworden ist [...]" (4. II. 1926). - "Mit mehr Begeisterung hat noch nie ein Mann den anderen mit dem Worte Freund angeredet wie ich heute. Das, was Du für meine Messe geleistet hast, ist mit Talent, Fleiß usw. nicht zu machen. Das kann nur die Liebe. Und die hast Du in überreichen Maße meinem Werke entgegengebracht, hast Dich an das Werk geradezu königlich gebend verschwendet. Mit bloßem Danksagen ist da gar nichts zu machen. Ich kann Dir nur sagen, daß ich die Tage unserer Zusammenarbeit, der Zusammenarbeit zweier schaffen der Künstler, nie vergessen werde [...]" (gleichfalls 4. II. 1926). - "[...] Wie Dir Botstiber vielleicht schon geschrieben hat, plant man für den 6. März eine Wiederholung unserer Messe. Hoffentlich ist es Dir recht. Man quält mich, die zweite Gloriafuge [folgt das Notenzitat "Cum santo spirito - tu in gloria"] ganz wegzulassen. Was sagst Du dazu? An Zeit werden damit 5 Minuten gewonnen. Mehr nicht [...]" (16. II. 1926). - Jeweils auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; etwas knittrig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Jardins D'Espagne

      A. Vincent, Paris 1926 - Large folio, approx. 18 x 14", total of 124 black and white plates, twenty plans, and 160 views of villas from various regions of Spain. 20 pages of introductory text and explanatory notes. Vol.I presents the Arab gardens at Alcazar, Alhambra, etc. Vol.II the gardens of the Renaissance and 18th century at the Escorial, Seville, etc. Bright, fresh set -- plates and text very clean. Orig. marbled board portfolio with lettering in gilt, red cloth spine and cloth ties. Near fine. 2 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The George Eumorfopoulos Collection: Catalogue of the Chinese, Corean and Persian Pottery and Porcelain. Volume Two. Limited edition of 725 copies

      London: Ernest Benn, 1926 - Elephant folio, 46*33*3.3cm, wt:3.6kg. NUMBERED and LIMITED to 725 copies. Page edges uncut. xvii+54+75 plates. From T'ang to Ming: Ju, Kuan, Ko, Lung-Chuan & Chien Wares. VOLUME TWO ONLY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Polyphème / Cuivres de Galanis

      s.l. : A la Sphère 1926 - ~ Orné de 5 cuivres en couleurs à toute page, 2 vignettes (titre et couverture) & 2 en-têtes, par D. Galanis ~ Exécuté sur les presses des Artisans Imprimeurs, sous la direction technique de Fernand Lefèvre. Exemplaire 146, un des 150 sur Arches numérotés de 26 à 175, après 26 sur japon impérial, outre 5 HC. ~ En feuilles sous couverture rempliée ~ 71+[1]p+2f ~ 34x26x2cm. ~ Bordure de la couverture très légèrement brunie, rares et minces tâches de rousseur marginales sur quelques feuillets. Très bon exemplaire / Additional images available/

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        Four Years beneath the Crescent

      NY: Scribners, 1926. 1st US, tan cloth, vg-, no dj; spine sunned, boards lightly soiled. 416 pp. incl. index. The author was born in Venezuela, was a mercenary in the Spanish-American War and the 1st Sino-Japanese War, returned home to take part in Venezuela's revolution, and got into trouble with the new Venezuelan government, which forced his exile. He is supposed to have worked with Sandino in Nicaragua, as a cowboy in Arizona and joined in the Alaska gold rush. The events of this book recount his experiences in the 1st World War, when he joined the army of the Ottoman Empire and witnessed firsthand the Armenian genocide. This copy INSCRIBED to another renowned adventurer; Alexander Hamilton Rice, who directed a base hospital in France during WWI, married Titanic survivor Eleanor Widener and as the founder of Harvard's Institute of Geographical Exploration organized 7 successful expeditions into the Amazon country. The inscription reads: "Al Sr. Doctor Alexander Hamilton Rice, atentamente dedicato por su (?) amigo/Rafael de Nogales./New York. Mayo 22/26." (The word before 'amigo' I cannot decipher.) . Inscribed. First Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books]
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        The Torrents of Spring (Signed)

      Scribners, NY 1926 - Bound in Forest Green cloth, stamped in orange. In the second state dust jacket (maintains the $1.50 price, but has 11 titles listed on the rear panel of the jacket). Moderate chipping, to extremes, but only affecting the word "the" at the top of the spine of the dust jacket. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Previous owner's (Elizabeth Levy) signature to ffep. The author's first novel, limited to 1250 copies in the first edition. The book was purchased at the Autograph Book Club in NYC in the 1930's. Ref.: Hanneman A4a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        All the Sad Young Men

      Scribner's 1926 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with unbroken type on pp 36, 90 and 248 in early state jacket with woman's lower lip slightly battered. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector’s condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Torrents Of Spring

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 - First edition, first printing, which consisted of only 1250 copies. The book is fine and unmarked, in a very good, bright, unsoiled, not price-clipped dust jacket, slightly darkened on the spine, with some shallow loss across the top of the jacket and a couple of small chips at the base of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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        All the Sad Young Men

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926 - First Printing. First State dustjacket with unbattered lips. Dustjacket has light chipping at corners and spine ends. Book is first state with clear type on pages 38 and 248. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cahill Rare Books]
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        ALL THE SAD YOUNG MEN.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. - Green cloth, stamped in gilt. First edition, probable first printing, with no signs of type wear at the three points in the text cited by Bruccoli (the first three printings are not formally distinguished). Neat, April 1926 gift inscription on free endsheet, small bookseller's ticket at corner of free endsheet, otherwise a fine, bright copy, in very good, slightly spine darkened dust jacket with shallow fraying at crown of spine, slight cracking toward toe of upper fold, and a minor spot. The flapper's lips on the front panel of the dust jacket show signs of batter. Half morocco folding case. BRUCCOLI A12.I.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        All the Sad Young Men

      Scribner's 1926 - First Edition, First Printing. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a superb facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Fitzgerald First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Petits poëmes en prose

      Editions des Quatre Chemins, Paris 1926 - 143 pp., In-4 (22,5 x 28 cm), broché, couverture rempliée. Exemplaire n° 32 / 360, un des 35 sur Hollande Van Gelder, 1er papier avant 300 sur vélin d'Arches. 10 eaux-fortes hors-texte, gravées par Marcel GROMAIRE. Minime déchirure, sans manque, en tête et en queue du mors du premier plat, papier et planches très frais. Très bon exemplaire. In-4° [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ad hoc Art]
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        Un Teatro De Arte En España

      Ediciones La Esfinge, Madrid 1926 - 198 pag. Contiene 49 reproducciones a todo color, tiradas a parte; 68 a todo color intercaladas en texto, 36 grabados en negro, 49 heliotipias según originales inéditos y creados especialmente para la Empresa de Gregorio Martinez Sierra. Intervinieron en la redacción, confección y ejecución de esta obra los escritores Manuel Abril, Tomás Borras, Rafael Cansinos Assens y Eduardo Marquina, los dibujantes Bagaría, Barradas, Bürman, Fontanals, Penagos y Sanchis Yago; los fotografos Miguel Andrès , Beringola, Calvache, Kaulak y Vidal; los fotograbadores Sucesores de Páez y Unión de fotograbadores. Tirada de 200 ejemplares numerados ( este es el nº. 91) en papel Holanda con filigrana Van Gelder Zonen. Encuadernado en holandesa piel en buen estado, conserva las cubiertas originales. Formato folio mayor. Size: 36x 26 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        China in Sign and Symbol. With Decorations by Kent Crane. ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET

      Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1926 - First edition, first printing. ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET. 29.5*23*3cm, wt:1.4kg. Page edges uncut, some unopened, almost AS NEW. Dustjacket with very small tears (repaired at the back), now protected in mylar. Lower book spine with a tiny mark (see scan), otherwise a fine copy in near fine dustjacket. All pages and plates complete. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        The Dragon of the Alchemists.

      Elkin Matthews Ltd., London 1926 - Hardcover. Small 4to. 54 pp text + 38 wood engraved plates of alchemical symbolism. Quarter black cloth over blue/grey paper covered boards, gilt title to spine, fore-edge uncut. Illustrations by Frederick Carter. This copy inscribed in pencil on the first blank "David Poole's [?] copy, with the author's regards, Frederick Carter." Also signed in pencil by Carter on the title page. Carter was friend and co-editor of Form Magazine with Austin Osman Spare, and in his own right an interesting alchemist of the spirit. The Dragon of the Alchemists comprises an essay and thirty-eight drawings, some of which are indeed strongly reminiscent of the work of Spare, whilst others are more conventional in their mystical allegory. Boards a little darkened at outer edges, spine ends and corners lightly bumped and chafed, very light bow to upper board, endpapers unevenly browned, contemporary bookshop sticker on front endpaper, faint foxing to half title page, pages a bit browned at margins. Overall a tight, unmarked VG copy in Fair dust jacket. (Dust jacket somewhat darkened and grubby. Rubbed chipped and creased at all edges, spine sunned, long closed tear on front panel repaired on inside with paper tape, lacking about one inch of upper edge of rear panel) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        Les Confessions. Illustrations Gravées Sur Bois De Paul Baudier Et Émilien Dufour.

      Paris, Ed. du Trianon, 1926 - 3 volumes In-8,356/275/220pp. , Tirage à 475 exemplaires, Un des 15 exemplaires tirés sur Japon Impérial avec (2 suites des bois), illustrations gravées sur bois de Paul Baudier et Emilien Dufour.Relié demi-veau à coins fauve, 4 nerfs, titres dorés, couv bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOUQUINERIE SAINT-LAMBERT]
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        JUST WILLIAM

      George Newnes Limited 1926 - 16th 1926. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Red cloth, black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 248 pages and 4 pages of adverts to rear. Spine bumped. Covers bright and clean. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust wrapper is edge chipped and creased with slight loss at corners and 0.5" loss to top of spine. Overall, a very desirable copy of the 16th edition with its extremely rare wrapper! SPECIAL OFFER: REDUCED FROM £740! [R] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The Sun Also Rises.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1926 - First edition, first issue of the first printing, with the misprint ("stoppped") on page 181 line 26, in the first issue dust jacket with the misprint on the front panel ("In Our Times" vs. "In Our Time"). Octavo, original black cloth. A near fine copy with a bookplate to the inside pastedown in a very good first issue dust jacket, which has had professional restoration, mostly in strengthening the paper and with a small bit of paper replacement at the upper front flap fold. The Annette Campbell-White copy brought $120,000 at Sotheby's in 2007. The Sun Also Rises was published by Scribner's in 1926, and a year later in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape under the title Fiesta. Though it initially received mixed reviews, it is now "recognized as Hemingway's greatest work" (Meyers, 1985). The fictional plot depicts a love story between war-wounded and impotent Jake Barnes and the promiscuous divorcée Lady Brett Ashley, but the novel is a roman à clef; the characters are based on real people and the action is based on real events. Hemingway proposes that the "Lost Generation," considered to have been decadent, dissolute and irretrievably damaged by World War I, was resilient and strong. Naturally, themes of love, death, renewal in nature, and the nature of masculinity are heavily investigated. For example, the characters engage in bull-fighting, which is presented as an idealized drama: The matador faces death and, in so doing, creates a moment of existential nothingness, broken when he vanquishes the possibility of death by killing the bull (Stoltzfus, 2005). The Sun Also Rises is seen as an iconic modernist novel for future generations (Mellow, 1992), although it has been emphasized that Hemingway was not philosophically a modernist (Reynolds, 1990). "The Sun Also Rises is Hemingway's masterpiece - one of them, anyway - and no matter how many times you've read it or how you feel about the manners and morals of the characters, you won't be able to resist its spell. This is a classic that really does live up to its reputation" (David Laskin). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi: Being the 26th and 27th Chapters of Saint Matthew's Gospel from the Latin Text.

      Crown 4to, 252 X 180mm, pp.viii + 24, The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, 1926 - Number 80 of 250 copies handset in Caslon and printed in red and black on Batchelor hand-made paper. Initial letters, title-page and 5 other wood-engravings by Eric Gill. Full bound in white buckram, spine gilt, edges uncut. Lacking dust-jacket (which repeats the title-page), but otherwise a fine clean copy, with the book label of the wood-engraver Peter Foster, (Chanticleer 35, Gill 276) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Collinge & Clark]
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        DESERT. A LEGEND. With Wood engravings by Eric Ravilious.

      Jonathan Cape. London.,1926 - FIRST EDITION. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. One of 100 copies numbered and signed by Armstrong. Some light offsetting to the blank endpapers, otherwise a lovely bright copy in publishers green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt Cape logo on rear board. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. In the rare original dustwrapper with wood engraved illustration to front panel and words "Limited edition" on spine. A very near fine book in a very good dustwrapper with small amount of loss to the top and bottom of spine and minor rubbing to edges. Tipped in at the front is a typed letter, signed by Armstrong, to a collector who had written asking about purchasing the author's manuscript for the book. Armstrong writes; "The amount before which my resistance would become extremely difficult to maintain is five hundred dollars". The letter is dated 10 December 1927. Beneath the letter is the bookplate of the collector. The first book to be illustrated by Ravilious, showing that even at the age of 23 he was a master of wood engraving.: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        ID QUOD VISUM PLACET. A Practical Test of the Beautiful

      Waltham St. Lawrence Privately printed for the Author by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press 17 September, 1926 - SCARCE LIMITED EDITION of only 150 copies hand-numbered and signed by Eric Gill at Capel-Y-Ffin, this copy being number 18. With a wood engraved title and two fine copper-engraved plates by the author, Eric Gill. 8vo, printer's original buff boards backed in buckram, upper board with paper lettering label printed in black, edges untrimmed. [vi], 20pp. Internally quite fine, and a well preserved copy with light mellowing to the paper and the spine. A very presentable and quite handsome copy. QUITE SCARCE, ONE OF ONLY 150 COPIES PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR AND SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY HIM. The title of Gill's essay is the definition of beauty as given by St. Thomas Aquinas, "that which pleases by being seen". Gill writes in the form of a philosphical argument, also much in the style of Aquinas. It was written while in Wales, when Gill was a member of the Order of St. Dominic [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Sun Also Rises

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 - New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition, First Printing. Second issue,with "stopped" spelled correctly on page 181. In Good+ condition. Clean text, though pages are toned. Bookplate from previous owner on front paste down, previous owner name and date on front free end paper in ink. Binding is shaken, with the stitching tender, exposing some hinges slightly. Cloth shows rubbing and wear at the corners and edges. Title label on spine is worn down its center, with a strip at the top worn away. First Edition, First Printing. Second Issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        L?Eubage aux antipodes de l?unité

      - Paris, Au Sans Pareil, 1926. Broché, 140 x 190 mm, 91pp. Dos insolé EDITION ORIGINALE illustrée de cinq gravures au burin hors-texte de J. Hecht. Un des 45 exemplaires sur Hollande comprenant une suite des gravures.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        The Cubical City. (First and Only Novel)

      Putnam's Sons., New York 1926 - A very handsome copy bound in finely woven gleaming black cloth stamped brightly in gilt on the front boards and on the spine. Splendidly bright and complete gilt lettering. Charming endpapers with stylized cityscape of New York against clouds and a blue sky. Very clean and tight throughout; with a tender rear hinge. Two corners lightly bumped; and a small pinhole at the center of the front hinge; otherwise, a splendid copy. With red top-staining. In the complete original pictorial dustjacket printed on textured paper with the original price of $2.00 at the bottom of the inside front flap. The jacket features an artistic rendering of the Manhattan skyline of 1926. There is slight darkening to the spine and one light scuff mark; and light edge-rubbing. With a 1.5" closed tear at the top of the rear flap. Light chipping and wear to the top and bottom of the spine ends as well as the corners. Very scarce in a complete dust jacket. "Occasionally there appears a first novel which refuses to fit into any of the stock descriptive categories that the publisher usually finds serviceable. Such a novel is "The Cubical City," an intense, vital story of Manhattan which follows none of the conventional fiction lines. Miss Flanner has created for herself a stylistic idiom that is highly individual, and complete originality marks the unfolding of her narrative." (Inside front flap) Janet Flanner (March 13, 1892 – November 7, 1978) was an American writer and journalist who served as the Paris correspondent of The New Yorker magazine from 1925 until she retired in 1975. She wrote under the pen name "Genêt". She also published a single novel, The Cubical City, set in New York City.In September 1925 Flanner published her first "Letter from Paris" in The New Yorker, launched the previous February, starting a professional association that lasted for five decades. She wrote under the pen name "Genêt". Flanner had first come to the attention of editor Harold Ross through his first wife, Jane Grant, who was a friend of Flanner's from the Lucy Stone League, an organization that fought for women to preserve their maiden names after marriage, in the manner of Lucy Stone. Flanner joined the group in 1921. Ross famously thought "Genêt" was French for "Janet".Flanner was a prominent member of the American expatriate community which included Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Dos Passos, e. e. cummings, Hart Crane, Djuna Barnes, Ezra Pound, and Gertrude Stein– the world of the Lost Generation and Les Deux Magots. While in Paris she became very close friends with Gertrude Stein and her lover, Alice B. Toklas. In 1932 she fell in love with Noel Haskins Murphy, a singer from a village just outside Paris, and had a short-lived romance. This did not affect her relationship with Solano.She played a crucial role in introducing her contemporaries to new artists in Paris, including Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, André Gide, Jean Cocteau, and the Ballets Russes, as well as crime passionel and vernissage, the triumphant crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by Charles Lindbergh and the depravities of the Stavisky Affair.Her prose style has since come to epitomise the "New Yorker style"– its influence can be seen decades later in the prose of Bruce Chatwin. (WiKipedia) First Edition with 1926 on the title and copyright pages as well as the colophon of the Knickerbocker Press/ New York and "Made in the United States of America" on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        Sailing-Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. A Series of Copper Plates engraved in the Line manner by Edward Wadsworth. And coloured by hand, with an Introduction and Brief Descriptions by Bernard Windeler.

      Frederick Etchells & Hugh MacDonald., London. 1926 - Engraved titles, an engraved map, 4 engraved vignettes and 17 engraved plates, all but the map and two vignettes hand-coloured in wash. Uncut, unopened. No.275/450 copies. Printed at the Curwen Press. Covers very lightly marked, a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Sailing Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean & Adriatic Seas;

      Etchells & Macdonald 1926 - 22 copper engravings, 18 of which are hand-coloured; 86pp, 310 x 200mm; red cloth gilt, white cloth spine, slipcase (a little rubbed at corners); no. 260 of 450 copies; loosely inserted are 7 pencil drawings of barges & ships mounted on a single sheet. Nice copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKS & THINGS]
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        Sailing-Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. l td ed, no case.

      Frederick Etchells & Hugh MacDonald, 1926, - WADSWORTH, Edward. Sailing-Ships and Barges of the Western Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas : A Series of Copper Plates Engraved in the Line Manner by Edward Wadsworth and Coloured by Hand, with an Introduction and Brief Descriptions by Bernard Windeler. L: Frederick Etchells & Hugh MacDonald, 1926. Pp [4], (i)-xv, [1], 1-79, [7]. Tall 8vo, white cloth spine with orange cloth boards, gilt to front and spine. Number 114 of a numbered, limited edition of 450 copies printed by the Curwen Press, after which the plates were destroyed. Very faint rubbing to front corners, very faint discolouration of cloth to about two square inches at top of front board, small spot of bubbled cloth at same, occasional spots of very minor foxing, two former owners' bookplates, bookseller's ticket, else vg. Lacking slipcase. A very handsome book in very nice condition. 1100.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Au Royaume de la Perle.

      Paris L'Edition D'Art -H. Piazza, 1926. - Edition Limited to 1500 numbered copies of which this is #1113 Printed on Japanese vellum and illustrated by decorative title-page, 10 tipped-in tissue-guarded colour plates and elaborate chapter headings by Edmond Dulac. 4to. Bound in original blue, gold and silver wraps with a title label to front cover. Encased in silver tri-fold chemise. Usual vertical strip wear to spine, a few spots of very mild occassional foxing ( not affecting plates ). A Very Good copy of this extraordinary Dulac work. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Die Diamantenwüste Südwest-Afrikas, zugleich Erläuterung zu einer geologischen Spezialkarte der südl. Diamantenfelder. 2 Bände. Berlin, D. Reimer 1926. 4°. X. 321 S.; VII. 535 S., 25 Bll. (Tafelerkl.). Mit 13 farb. Faltkarten, 56 (2 farb.) Tafeln, 32 Stereobilder auf 16 Tafeln, 2 gefalt. Tab. u. zahlr. Abbildungen, illustr. OLwdbde.

      . . NDB XI, 35 - Sinkankas 3306.- Einzige Ausgabe des "Standardwerkes der Kristallinpetrographie und der Allgemeinen Geologie" (NDB). Beschreibt das Gebiet der Diamantlagerstätten von der Elisabethbucht bis nach Angras Juntas hin und einen wesentlichen Teil der südlichen Namib.- "Large, handsome, high-quality materials and design; on the geology of the diamondiferous surface deposits of South West Africa, stretching along the Atlantic coast from Eizabeth Bay southward for a distance of ca 50 miles" (Sinkankas).- Vorsätze u. Titel gestempelt, Ebd. leicht fleckig, sonst schönes Ex.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        "Onn Ock Toh Ommer Mott !!!".

      . Radierung, 1926, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, signiert und datiert. 23,6:17,4 cm. Unser Blatt erinnert in Ausführung und Ausdruck an Radierungen von K. Kollwitz (1867-1945).. Gertrud Lerbs studierte an der Kunst- und Gewerbeschule Königsberg bei O. Ewel (1871-1954), Feist und Weber, ab 1918 an der Kunstakademie Königsberg in der Graphikklasse von G.H. Wolff (1875-1945), wo sie die erste Frau mit Meisteratelier war. An der Königsberger Kunstakademie lernte sie 1923 ihren Ehemann, den Maler Kurt Bernecker (1896-1974) kennen. 1924 erhielt sie die Goldene Medaille der Künste, 1928 die Medaille der Berliner Akademie für hervorragende Leistungen Preußischer Kunsthochschüler. Studienreisen unternahm sie nach Holland und Paris. 1930 hatte sie eine Ausstellung in Berlin bei Gurlitt. Durch Kriegseinwirkung wurde 1944/1945 ihr Atelier zerstört. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg siedelte sie nach Lüneburg über, wo sie gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann eine Malschule betrieb. Ihre Haupttechnik war die Radierung, sie schuf aber auch Illustrationen. Graphikmappen (z.B. Griffelkunst Vereinigung Hamburg) mit Künstlern wie H. Orlowski (1894-1967), E. Ende (1901-1965) und E. Bargheer (1901-1979). Die Motive reichen vom Märchenhaften zu ostpreußischen Landschaften und sozialen Problemen.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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