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      New York: New Republic, 1926. First Edition. 8vo., 144pp. in tan wraps with blue titles; deckled edges; text clean; wraps chipping at edges; 1/4 inch chips to bottom outside corners of wraps, otherwise Very Good. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books]
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        Le crépuscule des nymphes avec 10 lithographie de (Rodolphe Théophile) Bosshard.

      Paris, Editions Briant-Robet. 1926 - Folio. 144 p., 5 avec 10 lithographies originales. Broché, couverture remplié sous chemise avec pièce de titre rouge et étui. Première édition avec les illustrations de l'artiste Suisse et premier livre illustré par Bosshard. - No. 116//259 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'arches. Réuni 5 textes de Louys "Léda ou la louange des bienheureuses ténebres", "Ariane ou le chemin de la paix éternelle", "La maison sur le Nil ou les apparences de la vertu", Byblis ou l'enchantement des larmes", "Danaë ou le malheur", accompagné par 10 lithographies entre cubisme et art déco. - Couverture légèrement jaunie.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Japanese Old Fabric Sample Book.

      , (大正十&#20116 (大正十五?1926).. Early 20th century Japanese fabric sample collections in original envelope, including 23 sheets, 248 fabric samples tipped-in and majority of the samples are numbered, 31 samples have been removed very likely as the fabric was no longer available, 1 sample loosely inserted, 6 sheets of manuscript. Also included are 14 manuscript fabric patterns 5 of which are tipped in. Some wear and tear mainly on corners and edges of the leaves as expected with a working set like this. Envelope worn and a little soiled and creased. Chops one of which 新瀉縣 [Niigata-ken] suggests that these may have belonged to a fabric shop located in Niigata-ken, a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Honshu. Hand written calligraphy style text in Japanese. Sample sizes vary from approximately 8 x 4.5cm to 4 x .5cm. Various dates shown on the sheets: 大正八年(1919), 大正拾年(1921), 大正拾一年(1922), 大正拾五年(1926). .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        The English Poems of John Milton

      The Nonesuch Press, London 1926 - Number 28 of 90 copies printed on India paper, octavo size, 359 pp. The Nonesuch Press was founded in London in 1923 by Francis Meynell, Vera Mendel and David Garnett. "The Press is named after the Tudor Palace of Nonesuch; the building itself and two figures from one of its still preserved tapestries suggested the devices of the Press, which were designed and engraved on copper by Mr. Stephen Gooden." The text of this edition of Milton's English poems is, by arrangement with the delegates of the Oxford University Press, that edited by the late Canon Beeching after the earliest printed copies of the several poems. The illustrations by Blake were chosen and titled by Geoffrey Keynes. This copy comes from the library of Henry Rouse Viets (1890-1969), a neurologist, medical historian, and member of Harvard's Faculty of Medicine for thirty-six years. ***DESCRIPTION: Original full vellum on thick boards with title in gilt to backstrip, thick off-white endpapers, 53 monochrome plates, title-page printed in black and red, arabesque ornaments, Monotype Poliphilus and Blado types, India paper, octavo 6 1/8" x 10", pagination: [viii], [1]-359, limited edition, this number 28 of 90 copies printed on India paper in one volume (total edition 1450), with the book plate of Henry Rouse Viets inlaid to first pastedown. Housed in a coral cloth four-fold slipcased portfolio with brown cloth ties and a gilt lettered label to the backstrip. ***CONDITION: A near fine copy, rarely found with the delicate India paper completely without tear or crease, vellum is still very bright, corners and edges are clean and straight, typical slight bowing to vellum covered boards, plates are clean, very faint foxing at top-edge, overall a beautiful copy; near fine. ***CITATION: Ramson, Nonesuch Press 32; Tomkinson, p. 132. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT POEM (Juvenilia - 4 pages): "Bank Holiday"

      [1926] 1926 - Exceptionally scarce 4-page AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT of a poem written by Auden as a teenager. Published in THE OXFORD OUTLOOK in November 1926 and not published in book form until 1994 in W. H. AUDEN JUVENILIA edited by Katherine Bucknell, from which much of the information below was acquired. Two other manuscript copies of this poem are known to exist, in the collections of David Ayerst (Bloomfield J16) and of Christopher Isherwood, neither exactly identical to this but both resembling this much more than the published version which eliminated several stanzas present here. All told there are 78 lines divided into three sections on both sides of two 6-7/8" x 8-7/8" sheets of paper watermarked "Civic Bond" that have long ago been neatly joined by a conservator who also made several paper repairs. The poem begins "The queen's hand on the king's cold shoulder falling." Bucknell points out that the poem is reminiscent of THE WASTE LAND with the left out passages revealing some borrowing from Eliot's "The Hollow Men." This manuscript was acquired along with a letter from Auden to Robert Medley and was likely given to Medley at some point. Auden met and became friends with Medley in 1922 shortly after Auden's 15th birthday. It was Robert Medley who suggested that Auden try writing poetry. Later Medley helped to create the Group Theater where he provided scenery and costumes for the play ON THE FRONTIER by Auden and Isherwood. Several words on the last page are partly faded and obliterated by a repaired tear. A spectacular find in Good to Very Good condition [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Poèmes de jalousie. Avec une eau-forte originale de Foujita. (&) Poèmes de la vie et de la mort. Avec deux radiographies.

      Paris, Jean Budry & Cie, 1926 (&) 1927. 26 x 19 cm. Original wrappers with crystal paper. 48 (&) 48 p. Original etching (portrait of the two authors) and two vignettes by Foujita. / Radiographic pictures (X-ray photos) of Ivan and Claire Goll as a frontispice (!). Printed in 333 resp. 360 copies. The first book unnumbered, the second is numbered 52. First editions. A bit browned, some traces of use, a few dents in the backside of Poèmes de jalousie.l Two books of dialogues in verse, delightful poems with surprising illustrations. Both with a contemporary handwritten dedication to Willy Haas, signed by Ivan & Claire Goll with their names intertwined! Willy Haas (1891-1953) was a German writer and film critic, a friend of Kafka. He founded the magazine Die literarische Welt, where Ivan Goll published stories and poems.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        Evropa a Amerika [Europe and America]

      Prague: Nákladem Komun. nakladatelství, 1926. Octavo (18.8 × 13.3 cm). Original decorative wrappers combining minimalist typographic elements and an abstract American flag; 48 pp. A near fine copy, uncut and unopened. First Czech translation of this important speech by Trotsky, held the same year, which outlines America's role as the dominant imperialist power after World War I. Trotsky points out a series of rising conflicts between the United States and European nations, promoting international revolution by the working class in response. Translated and with a short preface by the Czech communist and close associate of Trotsky, Alois Muna (1886-1943). Muna served in the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I and was captured and imprisoned in a camp in the Simbirsk region. After fleeing to Kiev, he became active in the Czech and Slovak communist movement in Russia, serving as one of the founders of the Czech Communist Party in Russia. With a striking, reduced constructivist wrapper. Though unattributed, it may be the work of either Karel Teige or Otokar Mrkvička, both of whom did work for this communist publishing house in the mid-1920s. Not in KVK, OCLC; we only locate the copy at the Czech National Library.

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Das Kind in der Familie und Andere Vortrage [The Child in the Family and Other Speeches]

      Montessori-Schule Wien 1926 - Limited first edition of 100 copies handsigned by Montessori on the copyright page, number 75. (1923 only date mentioned but Montessori Research Europe Newsletter 1/2011 makes case for late 1926 publication date.) 119pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt. In German. Near Fine with clean pages and sharp gilt, slight bowing to back board. A lovely copy. According to the page on the verso of a faux holograph poem, "A part of these lectures was held by Dr. Maria Montessori in 1923 in Brussels and in the same year they were published in French in the periodical La Femme Belge. The translation at hand was done by the working group of the Vienna Montessori school." An important work by the education pioneer with her scarce signature. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1926. First Edition. small 8vo., [xvi], 158 , [2] pp.; VG/VG; spine orange with a pictorial image and black text; dust jacket is protected in a mylar covering, first state jacket with '117th thousand' on rear flap and 7/6 price on spine; some minor darkening to dust jacket spine, slight wear to head and tail, small peeling to corners, 1/4 inch on top of spine has water damage, does not impact the text; second fep verso has some darkening stain, also on ffep recto; top edge of text block gilt; pictorial endpapers with a map of the 100 Aker Wood; bound in original green cloth with front board pictorially stamped and ruled in gilt, spine ruled and lettered in gilt; some rubbing to bottom edge of boards; overall a beautiful copy of this childhood classic in the rare dust jacket; MM consignment; shelved case 2. Dupont.

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        Soldiers' Pay

      Boni & Liveright 1926 - First edition. 319pp. Original navy cloth with yellow lettering, beautiful vine-patterned endpapers. Very Good with foxing to edges and prelims, slight lean to spine. Inspirational bookplate on front paste down. No dust jacket. Lettering sharp with just a bit of rubbing to spine-- better than most copies. The famous Southern author's first novel, printed in a run of just 2,500. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Soldier's Pay

      New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926. 8vo. 319 pp. Rebound in green half morocco, marbled boards, gilt-lettered on spine, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Spine slightly sunned. FIRST EDITION OF FAULKNER'S SCARCE FIRST NOVEL, one of 2,500 copies. With ownership inscription of "G. H. Faulkner March 1930," identity undetermined but perhaps a member of the author's family. Petersen A2.

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        North American Indians. Being Letters and Notes on Their Manners, Customs, and Conditions, Written During Their Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America. 1832-1839.

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926 - 2 volumes, large octavo, original pictorial red cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover, pictorial decoration in gilt and black to spine and front cover, top edge gilt, others uncut. With the plain brown dust jackets, lettered in black on spine panels. Very slight bumping to head and foot of spines, light white mark to rear cover of volume I, top edges slightly dust soiled. An excellent bright set in the scarce dust jackets, which have large chips to spine panels, small chips to extremities of cover panels and are generally a little soiled. 320 colour illustrations on 180 plates, including 3 maps, one coloured and folding. A young lawyer turned portraitist, Catlin set out in 1830 from his home in Pennsylvania to record on canvas the indigenous tribes of North America and their way of life. His eight years among the major tribes of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains resulted in his "Indian Gallery," an enormous collection of artefacts as well as more than four hundred paintings, including portraits and scenes of tribal life. The resultant book, first published with uncoloured plates in 1841, is "one of the most original, authentic and popular works on the subject" (Sabin). "The history and the customs of such a people," Catlin wrote, "preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life, shall prevent me from becoming their historian" (Hassrick). Hassrick, 15; Sabin 11536.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        [Stock catalogues, numbered series:] Catalogues 43-45 § 64 § 65 § 67 § 73-75 § 77 § 78 § 80 § 82 § 83 § 85 § 87 § 89 § 97-99 § 102 § 106 § 107 § 109 § 110 § 112 § 114 § 115 § 119-121 § 123-127 § 130 § 132 § 134-142 § 144-151 § 153-170 [Stock lists: numbered series:] 2 § 3 § 6 § 8

      London, Davis & Orioli, 1926-1967. Seventy-seven catalogues (21 cm), as issued, in the publisher's wrappers. - A good run comprising seventy-three catalogues and four stock lists. J. Irving Davis (1889-1967) and Giuseppe "Pino" Orioli (1884-1942) commenced bookselling together in Florence in 1910-1911, and in 1913 established premises in London, where they inaugurated a "new series" of catalogues. Though the name of the firm remained unchanged, Davis soon became sole proprietor, with Orioli residing in Italy, where he worked mostly as a publisher. The firm's last catalogue (no. 170) was issued in 1965; Davis died on 1 May 1967 (obituary by H.A. Feisenberger, in The Book Collector, Autumn 1967, pp.369-371). The residue of Davis' stock was offered by Sotheby's in 1968-1969 (principal sale on 2 December 1968, 305 lots); the remainder was sold there on 2 April 1985 (519 lots). ¶ Many catalogues in the present group are from the reference collection of Hellmut Feisenberger (1909-1999), Davis' junior partner in the firm from c. 1935-1947, editor of sixty catalogues (nos.64-125). Feisenberger recorded on the catalogue covers items of interest, in pencil or pen; occasionally he corrects a collation, or supplies additional provenance details, or identifies a purchaser - as for example in Catalogue 140 (item 16a), where he writes: "from me / sold to him £37.10". Paper stocks available during the War generally were of poor quality; in some catalogues, the pages edges are browned, and in one (Catalogue 89) the entire leaf has browned. Staples are often rusted; specific faults are mentioned below. [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 43] Incunabula : Medicine and early printed books;(20.5 cm), (2) 49 (1) pp., 1 illustration (wrapper). 613 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Extracted from a binding. Wrappers not entirely fresh; a few pencil marks.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 44] Early printed books: Literature, Science, and Medicine;(20.5 cm), 44 pp. 513 + 1 items. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Offering both the 1465 and 1466 Fust & Schoeffer editions of Cicero (the former a Dresden duplicate; the latter was ex-Sotheby's, 12 June 1917, lot 421); and a manuscript of "Epitoma In Trogi Pompei Historia", written and illuminated for Georges, Cardinal d'Amboise (now Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 123, via Roderick Terry and Philip Hofer collections). ¶ Extracted from a binding; a few pencil marks.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 45] Manuscripts and early printed books from the 15th to the 18th century;(20.5 cm), (2) 50 pp., 1 illustration. 699 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Among the Addenda is a holograph manuscript of Leon Battista Alberti, "Elementi di matematica" (ex-Fairfax Murray collection; now Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 4221). ¶ Pencil annotations on upper wrapper; a few marks in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 64] Rare books on science, medicine : early printing : with an appendix of Italian literature;(21.5 cm), 40 pp. 480 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Lower wrapper spotted.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 65] 500 rare books : including interesting medical works, fine incunables and an important addenda containing the first edition of St. Augustine's Confessions;(21.5 cm), 53 pp. 519 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The first edition of Saint Augustine's Confessions is the Baron Achille Seillière copy. ¶ Wrappers dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 67] 125 choice books;(21.5 cm), 44 pp., illustrations (on wrappers). 125 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 73] Rare books : including the undescribed first edition of Peregrinus, De Magnete, the first edition of Copernicus, a Jenson printed on vellum, an unpublished manuscript of Lavoisier, rare scientific books, Incunabula and Italian literature, etc;(21.5 cm), 38 (2) pp., illustrations (on wrappers). 174 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The "undescribed edition" of Raymundus Lulius, De virtute magnetis, was printed at Rome, by Marcello Silber, not after 1520 (item 1, £200).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 74] Rare books : including the first edition of Galenus, fine books with coloured plates of fruit and flowers, rare type specimen books, medicine, science and early printing;(21.5 cm), 35 (1) pp., 1 illustration (on wrappers). 362 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 75] Incunabula, woodcut books, early science & medicine, etc.;(21.5 cm), 46 (2) pp., illustrations (on wrappers). 175 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Item 1 is a Italian manuscript of c. 1450 with eleven miniatures (Peintures mystiques et Symboliques) in an old velvet binding, formerly in the Étienne Antoine Benoit Rouard collection (his sale, Paris, 17 February 1879, lot 105; then Morgand & Fatout, Bulletin, 1881, no. 5121).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 77] Rare books;(21.5 cm), 40 (4) pp., 3 illustrations (on wrappers). 406 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Wrappers dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 78] Rare books on science and medicine : including mediaeval manuscripts, autographs of Newton, Pasteur, Freud, first editions of Agricola, Boyle, Descartes, Galenus, Galileo, Gilbert, Jenner, Lavoisier, Paré, Volta, etc., and a remarkable series of first editions of Vesalius;(21.5 cm), 81 (3) pp., 1 illustration (on wrappers). 667 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Among the scientific and medical incunabula (items 16-42) is a copy of the 1485 Ratdolt Alhazen, printed on vellum, from the library of Georg Ratzenberger (d. 1537); notable later books include the 1543, 1555, and 1568 editions of Vesalius; the 1552 Geminus; and the 1502 first edition of the Speculum Lapidum of Camillus Leonardus, printed on vellum, illuminated, and in its original Venetian binding (said to be the dedication copy to Cesare Borgia). ¶ Wrappers dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 80] Recent purchases : including the following important books : Newton's own copy of Beyer's [sic] Star Atlas : The Sweynheym & Pannhartz Ovid, 1471 : Kepler's Astronomia Nova, 1609 : An incunable Herbal printed at Louvain in 1485 : Bembo, De Aetna, printed by Aldus, 1495 : The first edition of Seneca in Spanish, 1491 : the first book printed in Canada, 1776;(21.5 cm), 40 pp., 1 illustration (on wrappers). 375 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The copy of Bayer's Uranometria (1655) has Newton's handwriting on every chart and was formerly in the library of James Musgrave. The 1471 Ovid is the Pembroke copy, with Cesarini arms in volume I and Maffei arms in volume II (in the 1914 Pembroke sale it realised £150; it is offered here for £100). The copy of the 1495-1496 Bembo De Aetna contains the corrections introduced in Aldus's shop (item 242, £140); it was purchased by Stanley Morison in April 1940 for £100, a few years after he designed the Bembo font (the copy is now Cambridge University Library, Inc.4.B.3.134[4580]).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 82] Rare books : including a large collection of medical books and an appendix of medical and scientific autographs;(21.5 cm), 35 (1) pp. 453 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 83] 200 rare books : including a magnificent manuscript Book of Hours, the first printed book on arithmetic, the first editions of Aristotle's works and the Aphorisms of Hippocrates, the first modern work on architecture by Alberti, a dated 1469 book, two books printed by Jenson in Roman type, rare Florentine woodcut books, and uncut copy of Redouté, Les Roses, and a series of autograph letters by Volta.;(21.5 cm), 41 (3) pp., 2 illustrations (on wrappers). 200 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Margins browned.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 85] Rare books on many subjects : including a large collection of books on the history of science;(21.5 cm), 31 (1) pp. 385 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 87] Rare books : recently acquired;(21.5 cm), 34 (2) pp. 390 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Margins browned.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 89] Old medical and scientific books;(21.5 cm), 56 pp. 678 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - "Our first war time catalogue" (Foreword). Item 1 is a collection of 140 medical pamphlets published between 1770 and 1805, bound in 23 volumes, by a professor of medicine at Montpellier, Jean Baptiste Timothé Baumes (1756-1828). ¶ Wrapper dust-soiled.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 97] Rare books : recently purchased, with an appendix of Victorian "Penny Dreadfuls" and popular periodicals from the library of Dr Norman;(21.5 cm), 36 pp. 412 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - "A further selection from the library of Dr H.J. Norman" (items 295-412).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 98] Historical books on genetics, evolution and heredity : from the collection of Professor R.C. Punnett, F.R.S. : including a few books from our own stock;(21.5 cm), 24 pp., 1illustration (wrapper). 241 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 99] Rare books : including early Spanish books, Italian literature, medicine and science : with a selection of books on witchcraft from the library of Dr Norman;(21.5 cm), 39 (1) pp., 1 illustration (on wrappers). 435 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Contains a collection of books printed in Spain, or by Spanish authors (items 1-48), of which the most precious is the Huth copy of Chrysoloras, Erotemata, Alcalá de Henares 1514 (item 10, £65). Also offers H.J. Norman's collection of books on witchcraft and magic.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 102] Incunabula, illustrated books, classics of science and other choice books;(21.5 cm), 32 pp., 2 illustrations (on wrappers). 134 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 24) the second dated edition of the Catholicon (Günther Zainer, 30 April 1469), obtained from an Austrian monastery; also (item 110) the only recorded copy of an Italian version of the Penitential Psalms, ending "Laus. Deo. Joannes dictus Florentinus Impressum Brixie", which has since been credited to the press of the "Printer of Dati, Lettera delle Isole", and dated c. 1495 (now National Library of Scotland, Inc.246.5).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 106] Old & rare books : including very valuable early Spanish books, Italian books on the history of art, engravings by Callot, 16th century printing and a large collection of early medical and scientific books;(21.5 cm), 56 pp., illustrations. 665 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Upper wrapper misprinted "No. 105" (corrected in pen).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 107] Medical books from the 16th to the 20th century : including a large collection of books on the history of medicine and an unusual section of travel books written by doctors;(21.5 cm), (2) 69 (1) pp., 2 illustration (on wrappers). 875 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Lower wrapper torn, with minor paper losses (text unaffected).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 109] A selection of very choice books;(21.5 cm), 44 pp., illustrations. 155 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Occasional pencil mark in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 110] English literature : and books in Latin by English writers, from the sixteenth to the twentieth century;(21.5 cm), 40 pp., illustrations. 464 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 112] A Choice collection of books printed before 1500 : and an Italian Renaissance manuscript;(21.5 cm), 36 (2) pp., illustrations. 143 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The 15th century Italian manuscript advertised in the title is Suetonius Tranquillus, "De vita XII Caesarum", preserved in a 17th century binding decorated with the arms of a Cardinal of the Cibo family (ex-Aldenham sale, Sotheby's, 22 March 1937, lot 329).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 114] Choice books : including fine illuminated manuscripts, early illustrated books, 18th century French books in contemporary morocco bindings, important engraved works by Blake, Goya, Piranesi and others, a complete set of Muybridge's celebrated "Animal Locomotion", etc.;(21.5 cm), 34 (2) pp., illustrations. 146 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 115] Books in English literature;(21.5 cm), 56 pp. 798 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Annotations on cover, in ink and pencil.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 119] Rare books : including a large collection of books on art and architecture, incunabula, works on Renaissance history in Italy, old medicine and science, and a long run of the Philosophical Transactions;(21.5 cm), 49 (1) pp. 688 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Pencilled annotations.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 120] Old and rare books in English literature;(21.5 cm), 44 pp., 1 illustration (on wrappers). 576 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The wrapper illustration is of an oil painting of Laurence Sterne, author of Tristram Shandy, a replica of Reynolds' portrait, measuring 5 feet × 4 1/2 feet (in frame). It may be the picture attributed to "Holme, pupil of Sir Joshua Reynolds" which was once in Beriah Botfield's collection at Norton Hall (Catalogue of Pictures in the Possession of Beriah Botfield, Esq. at Norton Hall, 1848, p.19, as 5 feet 5 1/2 × 4 feet 8 inches), was lent by Botfield in 1857 for an exhibition at the British Institution (128), and is now at Jesus College, Cambridge.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 121] Fine Books;(25 cm), (2) 62 pp., 6 leaves of plates (pls.I-XII), illustrations. 205 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - The compass chart in Philip Moore, A fourtie yeres almanacke, with a prognostication (1567; STC 484) is illustrated on the wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 123] Rare books : including a valuable collection of books on the history of medicine, chiefly from the library of the late Sir D'Arcy Power, a collection of works by Joseph Priestly, books on London, engravings by Canaletto, Tiepolo and Callot : old atlases, the great encyclopaedia of Diderot and D'Alembert, etc.;(21.5 cm), 60 pp. 918 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes purchases from the library of Sir D'Arcy Power (1855-1941), from the sale conducted by Sotheby's 9-11 June 1941. ¶ Large piece of upper wrapper lost, lower wrapper detached; otherwise well-preserved.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 124] Old and rare books on many subjects : including some rare medical books mainly on the theory of generation and embryology;(21.5 cm), 34 pp., illustrations. 477 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 125] Classics of science and medicine;(26 cm), 136 pp., folding frontispiece, 10 leaves of plates (pls.I-XX), illustrations. 444 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes Berengario's Commentary on Mundinus (1521), the 1500 Latin edition of the Fasciculus medicinae attributed to Johannes de Ketham, Servetus' De Trinitatis erroribus (Hagenau 1531), first editions of Ambroise Paré, and Vidus Vidius. Illustrated on lower wrapper is Alexander Read, The Manuall of anatomy (1638), in an elaborate binding incorporating the arms of Charles I. ¶ Occasional pencil annotations in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 126] Rare books : including early English literature, medicine and science, works on printing and bibliography, old books on law : a unique collection of illustrated song covers, etc.;(21.5 cm), 48 pp., 553 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - The "unique" collection of illustrated song covers, consisting of some 2000 song-titles published 1820-1890, was assembled by "Alderman Pelton". ¶ Wrapper worn across back, with minor paper loss.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 127] Rare books : including early English literature, medicine and science, works on printing and bibliography, old books on law : a unique collection of illustrated song covers, etc;(21.5 cm), 54 pp. 751 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The wrapper for catalogue 126 was mistakenly reprinted: here, "126" is here corrected in pen, and "A unique collection of illustrated song covers, etc." is ruled-through in blue ink.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 130] A clearance catalogue of interesting books at reduced prices;(21.5 cm), 76 pp. 1372 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Cover extensively annotated by Feisenberger.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 132] Rare books & Manuscripts : early books on science and medicine;(21.5 cm), 72 pp., [2] leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), illustrations. 243 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes a well-travelled French manuscript of Bishop Haymo of Halberstadt's Commentary on the Pauline Epistles (item 60, £310), formerly in the Ashburnham and Barrois collections, which Davis evidently purchased in a sale conducted by Kundig, Geneva (23-24 June 1948, lot 25), and sold to W.S. Foyle. The manuscript returned to the market in the Foyle sale (Christie's, 11 July 2000, lot 24), and was seen thereafter with H.P. Kraus (Sotheby's sale of the Kraus stock, 4 December 2003, lot 306), again in Sotheby's (29 June 2007, lot 37), with Sokol Rare Books in 2008, and Les Enluminures in 2010 (Catalogue 15, item 16). ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 134] Rare books : important works on science and medicine, clearance section of interesting books at reduced prices;(21.5 cm), 78 (2) pp., illustrations. 822 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Cover annotated by Feisenberger; occasional mark in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 135] Being an interim bulletin of recent acquisitions : mediaeval manuscripts, Incunabula, lace and calligraphy books, rare English, Spanish and Italian literature, and works on science and medicine;(21.5 cm), 24 pp., illustrations. 130 items; priced. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. - Includes manuscripts acquired in the sixth session of the Harmsworth sale (15 October 1945): pseudo-Bonaventura, Meditationes (lot 1939; eventually Huntington Library, HM 55658); William of Pagula, Oculus Sacerdotis (lot 2053; now University of Pennsylvania, Ms Codex 721); John Wycliffe, Sermones Dominicales & Quadragesimales (lot 2134).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 136] Valuable books recently purchased : a large collection of books on medicine and science : a clearance list of books at greatly reduced prices;(21.5 cm), 86 (2) pp., illustrations. 1071 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - The wrapper illustrations are (item 30) a Book of Hours (Use of Amiens) with covers lettered "Jehanne Cordelle / en elle a riche don" (now British Library, c129i4) and (item 42) the 1546 Aldine Petrarch in a Venetian binding, elaborately gilt, with edges gilt and inscribed "Arde me maggiore fiamma". ¶ Cover annotated by Feisenberger.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 137] A large collection of books on medicine and science : a clearance list of books on various subjects;(21.5 cm), 60 pp. 866 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Two annotations by Feisenberger in pencil.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 138] Part I: Italian books from a famous library; Part II: Rare books in general; Part III: Important medical and scientific works;(21.5 cm), 78 pp., illustrations. 276 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - The Italian books are mostly 16th century and "come from the famous library formed by Count Melzi, of Milan" (foreword).[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 139] Rare books : Books on science & medicine : All the books in this catalogue are recent acquisitions;(21.5 cm), 42 pp., illustrations. 192 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ A few annotations by Feisenberger in ink.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 140] Recent acquired rare books and early works on medicine and science : a clearance list of English literature, medicine and science;(21.5 cm), 70 pp., including 1 plate (item 77), illustrations. 732 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Includes (item 12) the first French translation of Don Quixote (Paris 1614); a group of ten drawings (item 36a) by E.A. Petitot for the Descrizione delle Feste celebrate in Parma (1769). ¶ A few annotations by Feisenberger in ink.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 141] Incunabula, mss., rare books. : important works on medicine and science;(21.5 cm), 82 (2) pp., folding frontispiece, 2 leaves of plates (after pp.10, 74), illustrations. 347 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The frontispiece reproduces one of the maps in a hand-coloured copy of the 1490 Ptolemy (item 46, £465). ¶ A few annotations by Feisenberger in ink; inserted leaf of his notes. Wrappers not entirely fresh.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 142] Rare and important books and manuscripts : important medical and scientific books : books on various subjects, including lesser works on medicine and science;(21.5 cm), 79 (1) pp., illustrations. 663 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes a 12th century Italian manuscript of "Divi Pauli Apostoli Epistolae" (later in the collections of Estelle Doheny and J.R. Ritman; offered by Les Enluminures, catalogue 2012, item 4). ¶ Inserted leaf of Feisenberger's notes.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 144] Recently purchased books and manuscripts : including many important early works on science and medicine;(21.5 cm), 79 (1) pp., illustrations. 484 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Reproduced on lower wrapper is a 15th century Italian manuscript of Pliny the Younger's "Liber illustrium virorum" (apparently from the Dyson Perrins collection). ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 145] Rare books : important works on science and medicine : miscellaneous books selected from our stock;(21.5 cm), 69 (1) pp., illustrations. 405 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 146] Rare books recently purchased : early works on science and medicine : a large collection of works in the Romance languages : varia;(21.5 cm), 63 (1) pp., frontispiece (items 22, 12), illustrations. 545 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 147] Catalogue 147;(21.5 cm), 47 (1) pp., illustrations. 445 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The cover is misprinted "Catalogue 146"; "146" was later overprinted "147". Includes (item 2) a 15th century Italian illuminated manuscript of Nonius Marcellus, "Proprietate Sermonis", from the collections of De Marinis, St. John Hornby, and J.R. Abbey (sold in 1955 to L.C. Witten, and by him to Thomas Marston; now Yale University, Marston MS 55). ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 148] Catalogue No. 148;(21.5 cm), 53 (1) pp., illustrations. 353 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 149] Catalogue No. 149;(21.5 cm), 37 (1) pp., illustrations. 247 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 150] Rare books : including a superb Renaissance MS : a Catalan MS of Ramon Lull : a complete set of Piranesi : the original edition of Goya's Caprichos : important early books and rare books on science and medicine;(21.5 cm), 64 (2) pp., 1 leaf of plates (pls.I-II), illustrations. 318 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - The advertised Renaissance manuscript is Polybius' "Historiae" (translated by Nicolaus Perottus), illuminated in Florence c. 1465, formerly owned by Ashburnham, Cockerell, Chester Beatty, Yates Thompson, and C.S. Ascherson (later by J.R. Abbey, his sale 1 December 1970; sold thereafter by Breslauer to Martin Bodmer, now Bodmeriana MS 139); the Catalan manuscript is Ramon Llull, "General de totes les sciencies", c. 1375 (sold to Ellery Sedgwick; his gift to Harvard, now Houghton Library, MS Catalan 12). ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper, occasional annotation in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 151] Catalogue 151;(21.5 cm), 59 (1) pp., illustrations. 304 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Ink annotation on upper wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 153];(21.5 cm), 75 (1) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV; pl.V on lower wrapper), illustrations. 295 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 1, £350) a manuscript of Francesco di Giorgio Martini's "Architettura", c. 1500, from the library of the Irish Count George Noble Plunkett (re-offered in Sotheby's, 26 January 1959, lot 95). Items 66-67 are two manuscript ducal commissions in Venetian bindings: one was granted by Doge Loredano to Girolamo Moro, and is dated 1510 (now San Francisco State University, J. Paul Leonard Library, De Bellis Collection, La. 13); the other was granted by Doge Andrea Gritti to Girolamo Zani, 1528, and had been acquired by Davis in the Chandon de Briailles sale (Paris, 2 December 1954, lot 14; the Ms is now untraced). ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper and in some margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 154] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 72 (2) pp., illustrations. 480 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 155] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 63 (1) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-III; one verso left blank), illustrations. 398 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Illustrated on the wrapper is a finely-bound ducal commission, granted by Doge Marino Grimani to Francesco Loredano (ex-Costabili and Clumber collections). ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper and in some margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 156] Important early books : including a collection of very rare Italian books of the 15th and 16th century, as well as early works on science and medicine;(21.5 cm), 62 (2) pp., illustrations. 240 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper and in some margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 157] Early science and medicine : books form sixteenth century presses : a selection of Italian literature : and items for collectors on special subjects;(21.5 cm), 37 (1) pp. 530 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 158] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 75 (1) pp., illustrations. 389 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Offered as item 46 is a 13th century manuscript of Pope Gregory I, "Moralia in Job" (probably ex-Hoepli, catalogue 83, 1893, item 57). ¶ Ink annotations by Feisenberger on upper wrapper and in some margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 159] Early manuscripts and books : including a number of rare Spanish and Portuguese books of the 15th and 16th centuries : early works on science and medicine;(21.5 cm), 66 (2) pp., illustrations. 465 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - This catalogue contains a celebrated manuscript of Vincent of Beauvais (item 96, £75), sold in April 1958 to the collector Thomas Marston of New Haven, CT, and subsequently "discovered" by the bookseller Laurence Witten as the codex from which the Vinland Map had been removed. The combined evidence of Ms and map eventually convinced Paul Mellon to purchase them both for Yale (now Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS 350 and 350A). Item 18 (£115) is a manuscript of Leonardo Bruni Aretino's Lives of Cicero and Demosthenes, apparently sold to C. A. Stonehill in 1958, by them to Thomas E. Marston, bequeathed by Marston to Yale, but sold by Yale at Sotheby's, 9 December 1974, lot 46, where acquired for the Newberry Library (MS 97.3). Only belatedly was it noticed that the manuscript is inscribed by Bernardo Bembo on inside back cover, and there are marginalia in his hand.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 160] Rare books;(21.5 cm), 94 (2) pp., illustrations. 584 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Item 1 (£760) is a 15th century Italian manuscript of Cicero's "Orationes Philippicae" (formerly William Morris and Michael Tomkinson collections, ex-Sotheby's, 11 December 1956, lot 14). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on cover: "told me 18/X [1958] sold extremely well (x marked = sold)", his marks in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 161] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 63 (1) pp., 1 plate (inserted after p.4), illustrations. 233 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 2, £185) a manuscript made for Borso d'Este, duke of Ferrara, the greater part of which is a collection of "Dicti morali" drawn from sacred and secular authors (purchased by Curt Bühler in May 1959, his bequest to the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1985; now Morgan Ms B.31). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper; wrappers not entirely fresh.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 162] Rare books;(21.5 cm), 94 (2) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), illustrations. 367 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 163] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 80 (2) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV; pl.V on lower wrapper), illustrations. 276 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 63) the only recorded copy of a Processionarium ad usum Caesaraugustanum, printed at Zaragoza, by Georgius Coci, Leonardus Hutz and Lupus Appentegger, about 1502 (GW M3554210). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper; item clipped from pp.79-80.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 164] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 85 (1) pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), illustrations. 337 items; priced. Self-wrappers. ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on cover.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 165] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 96 pp., 2 leaves of plates (pls.I-IV), illustrations. 327 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 24) the dedication copy to Alfonso d'Este of Bartholomaeus Riccius, Epistolarum familiarium (Ferrara 1562), in an binding with covers lettered "Alf Atestio Ferr Pr" and B R D D (Bartholomeus Riccius dat dicat); item 69 is the 1536 Dante in a binding for the Roman bibliophile Jerónimo Ruiz. Item 75 is a four-volume manuscript of Charles De Brosses, "Lettres sur l'Italie" (returned to the market in the Pierre Jammes sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 12 October 2010, lot 49). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper; item clipped from pp.51-52.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 166] Rare Books and early Mss;(21.5 cm), 56 (2) pp., illustrations. 183 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 43, £750) a 15th century Italian manuscript of Andrea Domenico Fiocco, "De romanorum magistratibus" (ex-Sotheby's, 11 December 1961, lot 170; sold to Curt H. Reisinger, 1962; presented by Reisinger to Harvard, now Houghton Library, MS Typ 0496). Item 79 is a large illuminated manuscript on vellum of Petrarch's "Sonetti e canzoni" (ex-Galletti collection, Florence). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper; slip with his notes inserted.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 167] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 91 (1) pp., illustrations. 311 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Advertised on the wrapper (price £3100) is a 15th century Italian manuscript Book of Hours (use of Rome), in a binding with the arms of a Spanish bishop, apparently Ruiz de Huidobra (ex-Dyson Perrins sale, 29 November 1962, lot 122; resold by Sotheby's, 5 July 1965, lot 204). Includes (item 3, £1050) Andrea da Barberino, Guerino il Meschino ([Venice: Printer of Valla Elegantiae], 1483), one of four known copies (appears in Sotheby's, 14 June 1966, lot 80; acquired by Breslauer, sold to Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart, Inc.fol.8143b). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 168] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 52 pp., [2] leaves of plates (inserted after pp.16, 36), text illustrations. 181 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - An advertisement on the wrappers states "We have recently acquired a series of nineteen illustrations of the Divina Commedia of the late 15th or early 16th century... We do not anticipate publishing another catalogue for some time, therefore if anyone is interested would they kindly write us for further details". The drawings were published by Lamberto Donati, "Commento ad una serie di disegni del XVI secolo illustranti la Divina Commedia" in La Bibliofilía, volume 65 (1963) pp.151-188; they were acquired by H.P. Kraus, and presented to the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1966 (Acc. no. 1966.12:1-20). ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on upper wrapper; occasional mark in margins.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 169] Early printed books & manuscripts : important scientific & medical books;(21.5 cm), 104 pp., illustrations. Publisher's printed wrappers. ¶ Annotated by Feisenberger on cover.[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 170] Rare Books;(21.5 cm), 108 (2) pp., illustrations. 430 items; priced. Self-wrappers.[Stock lists: numbered series: 2] Interesting books on a variety of subjects;(21 cm), 32 (2) pp. 171 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Reproduced from typescript.[Stock lists: numbered series: 3] Interesting books on a variety of subjects;(21 cm), 52 pp. 233 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Reproduced from typescript.[Stock lists: numbered series: 6] Rare books : part one - A to K;(21 cm), 72 pp. 334 items; priced. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Reproduced from typescript. Lacking List 6, Part two (L-Z), published 1962.[Stock lists: numbered series: 8] Rare books;(21 cm), 43 (1) pp., illustration (wrapper). 328 items. Publisher's printed wrappers. - Contains books with a maximum value of about £45.

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        REPORT. TRACTION FACILITIES. Jamestown, Westfield & Northwestern Railroad Company. Jamestown, N.Y. Volume I.

      New York: Stevens & Wood, Incorporated, 1926. 1st Edition. Leather binding with title gilt stamped to front cover. Brown marbled paper eps. Edgewear. Minor chipping at spine ends. Very Good.. 83 numbered leaves. Typed text, recto only, on onionskin paper, with red rule border. Leaves 71 through 83 with 26 b/w captioned photographs, 2 per leaf [on recto]. Of the 26 photographs, 3 show rolling stock [e.g. 'Class "B" Passenger Car No. 310'] with the remainder showing divers buildings etc [e.g., 'Passenger Station - Village of Westfield' & 'Signal Tower at Pennsylvania R.R. Crossing in Mayville']. 11" x 8-3/8" This report, [1 volume of 3] submitted on March 10, 1926 in New York by Stevens & Wood to George L. Maltby, General Manager of the Jamestown, Westfield & Northwestern Railroad Company, is an inventory and appraisal of the property of the railroad, including: 1) the electric railway line located in the County of Chautauqua, NY, owned and operated by the railroad, including roadways, tracts, paving, bridges, culverts, fences, signs, signals, telephone lines, poles and fixtures, distribution and transmission system; 2) railroad lines located in Chautauqua County, NY, known as the Chautauqua and Falconer Branches of the railroad, which have not been electrified and have been abandoned, including roadways, tracks, bridges and culverts; 3) cars and their electrical equipment; 4) substation buildings and equipment in Westfield and Mayfield; 5) feeder lines interconnecting the distribution system along the right of way of the railroad with the Chautauqua Traction Company's substation at Stow and in Mayville; 6) all stations, waiting rooms and miscellaneous buildings and structures identified as the property of the railroad; 7) Midway Park, owned by the railway company. Not present are Volumes II & III, with "inventory summaries showing quantities, prices and extensions grouped according to Tax Districts and by accounts and the Cost References." An excellent source of New York local history for the mid-1920s.

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        LE GRANDI FIRME Quindicinale di novelle dei massimi scrittori

      n.d. ITALIANO 0,1 Anno III volume n. 53 del 1 Settembre 1926. Brossura editoriale illustrata con evidenti segni del tempo quali: dissolvenza accentuata ai bordi, pieghe e piccoli strappetti. Interno integro, pagine brunite, discreto lo stato generale di conservazione. USATO

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        Turandot Dramma lirico in tre atti e cinque quadri - Musica di Giacomo Puccini - L'ultimo duetto e il finale dell'opera sono stati completati da F. Alfano.

      G. Ricordi & C. Editori - Milano, 1926. ITALIANO 0,2 Fascicolo degli anni '20 in stato discreto, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, illustrazione del piatto anteriore di Cisari, piatto anteriore staccato dalla legatura, vari segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli appena bruniti, pagine in buono stato, testo racchiuso in cornice tipografica, eleganti testatine e finalini, macchia d'umidità sul frontespizio. Antiporta e III tavole con illustrazioni in amaranto. USATO

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        Buried Treasures of Chinese Turkestan

      London , 1926. Paperback. UsedGood. Buried Treasures of Chinese Turkestan Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        Tolyn [Into the distance]

      Kaunas: P. Stiklius, 1926. Octavo (17.8 × 12.8 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Viktor Barthe; 59, [2] pp. Frontis portrait, also by Barthe. Fine. A particularly fine copy of this fifth book of verse by Tysliava, which finally completes his shift from symbolism to a futurist-infused lyrical style and a growing admiration for the achievements of modernity and technological progress. Tysliava, who was also well-acquainted with the works of Marinetti, was at times considered to be a Lithuanian Vladimir Mayakovsky. This book contains eight longer poems, including two epic "radio poems" set in Berlin and Paris. In highly musical verses, Tysliava conjures a rich tapestry of these two European cities, with numerous references to their topography, as well as to the subway, cars, streetcars, radio broadcasts from Buenos Aires and Africa-inspired cabaret performances, to Darwin, the Eiffel Tower, and the Siegessäule, as well as the events of World War I. Two other poems are titled "Life in a Dream" and "Hell." With an epigraph by Walt Whitman. With striking spare typographic lettering and a drawn frontis portrait by Viktor Barthe (1887-1954), a close friend of Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova, with whom he co-organized the famous "Bubnovyi valet" ("Jack of Diamonds") exhibition, as well as two others in 1912 and 1913. Barthe was also acquainted with Viktor Burliuk and Mayakovsky. After 1917, he lived in Paris, where he continued to paint, exhibited widely, such as at the Salon des Indépendants, Salon d'Automne and Salon des Tuileries, and authored numerous theoretical works. Barthe and Tysliava apparently met during Tysliava's first semester of studies in Paris, in 1925, which marked the beginning of his gradual emigration abroad and his closer encounter with the international avant-garde. An important link between Tysliava and the work of Marinetti was the Lithuanian constructivist artist Vytautas Kairiuk?tis (1890-1961): "It was Kairi k?tis who drew Juozas Tysliava's attention to Marinetti and his ideas. He also commented on the first number of MUBA [A Lithuanian avant-garde journal published in Paris in 1928 and edited by Tysliava] ? emphasising that it would be worthwhile giving more attention to Futurism and its major representatives ... As a result of his advice, Marinetti's greetings to the Lithuanian Futurists were published in the second number of MUBA" (G. Jankeviciute, "Manifestations of Futurism in Lithuanian Visual Art of the 1920s, in Yearbook of Futurism Studies, p. 189). KVK, OCLC only show the copies at University of Pennsylvania and Toronto.

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        I socialisti italiani durante la guerra

      Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S. p. A. - Milano, 1926. ITALIANO 0,56 Volume degli anni '20 in buono stato, coperta illustrata in tessuto, illustrazione di Cisari, caratteri ed elementi grafici dorati in bassorilievo su piatto anteriore e dorso, bordo e punte appena sfregati, dorso lievemente ingiallito, tracce di sporco, fioritura sparsa, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti, cerniera lievemente danneggiata, foglio di guardia con strappo. Tra risguardia e foglio di guardia scheda bibliografica con informazioni sul volume. Fa parte della Collezione Italiana di diari, memorie studi e documenti per servire alla storia della guerra del mondo, diretta da Angelo Gatti. USATO

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        Il Francia durante la guerra

      Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S. p. A. - Milano, 1926. ITALIANO 0,55 Volume degli anni '20 in ottimo stato, coperta illustrata in tessuto, illustrazione di Cisari, caratteri ed elementi grafici dorati in bassorilievo su piatto anteriore e dorso, piatti lievemente imbarcati, bordo e punte leggermente consumati, fioritura sparsa, lievi ammaccature, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti. Fa parte della Collezione Italiana di diari, memorie studi e documenti per servire alla storia della guerra del mondo, diretta da Angelo Gatti. USATO

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        L'armata del trentino 1915 - 1919

      Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S. p. A. - Milano, 1926. ITALIANO 0,75 Volume degli anni '20 in buono stato, coperta illustrata in tessuto, illustrazione di Cisari, caratteri ed elementi grafici dorati in bassorilievo su piatto anteriore e dorso, bordo e punte appena sfregati, minime tracce di sporco, fioritura sparsa, lievi ammaccature, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti. All'interno del volume VII tavole, fuori formato, ben piegate, con cartine in b. e n. Fa parte della Collezione Italiana di diari, memorie studi e documenti per servire alla storia della guerra del mondo, diretta da Angelo Gatti. USATO

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        Le origini economiche della Guerra Mondiale Dal Trattato di Francoforte a quello di Versailles - Primo Volume.: La vittoria dell'imperialismo anglosassone - Secondo Volume: L'imperialismo britannico dagli albori dell'Ottocento allo scoppio della guerra

      Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S. p. A. - Milano, 1926. ITALIANO 1,73 Due volumi degli anni '20 in buono stato, coperta illustrata in tessuto, illustrazione di Cisari, caratteri ed elementi grafici dorati in bassorilievo su piatto anteriore e dorso, bordo e punte leggermente consumati, tracce di sporco, fioritura sparsa, alcune ammaccature, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti, II volume con cerniera lievemente danneggiata. Firma d'appartenenza sul frontespizio del I. Vol. I e II volume della serie Le origini economiche e diplomatiche della guerra mondiale, all'interno della Collezione Italiana di diari, memorie studi e documenti per servire alla storia della guerra del mondo, diretta da Angelo Gatti. USATO

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        The Life and Works of Charlotte Bronte and Her Sisters

      John Murray, London 1926 - Many black and white illustrations. 7 volumes. 8vo, bound in 3/4 blue calf, decoratively gilt spines, marbled boards, top edge gilt (lightly rubbed). London: John Murray, 1926. The Haworth Edition. Spines evenly faded to green, still a very good(+). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1926. Ulmann, Doris. Original platinum photograph, image size 8 x 6 inc. [20.3 x 15.2 cm.] tipped to 11 x 14 inch board, and presented in an archival window-mat, 16 x 20 inches. SIGNED in pencil on the board beneath the image by the photographer. In fine condition. Doris Ulmann (1882-1934), although prolific, the majority of her photographs are unique prints, and of these, most are left unsigned. As was her practice, Doris Ulmann only SIGNED those photographs she exhibited or intended to exhibit. She is particularly well known for her portraiture, having published several portfolios in magazines as well as three books of portraits. This print appears as Figure 22, page 58, in Philip Walker Jacobs' excellent THE LIFE AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF DORIS ULMANN. The University of Kentucky Press, 2001.

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        Eesti kunsti aastaraamat 1924-1925 / Eesti kunsti aastaraamat II 1926 (Yearbook of Estonian Art Vol. I 1924-1925 & Vol. II 1926) [Complete run] [Almanac]

      Eesti Kultuurkapitali kujutavate kunstide sihtkapital, Tallinn (Estonian Cultural Foundation Visual Arts Foundation) 1926 - Estonian language. Enlarged magazine format. Octavo 23 x 29 cm. Weight 1330 gr. Book I: wrappers, 44 pp., [72] pp. illustrations. Book II: wrappers, 119 pp. Possessory half binding (leather binding on the spine and the corners, with paper sides) of the time. Original album publishing cover is saved under the binding. Both books are in Near Fine condition without any visible delects, damages, losses and remarks. Cover corners and spine ends show some fraying, spine fold are slightly rubbed; internally perfect condition. The aim of the current almanac is to give mainly in illustrated form sectional overview of Estonian art life during 1924-1926 years. That's why here is consolidated the most distinguished and representational art works performed by greatest Estonian artists without making a difference between cultural flows and affiliation to one or another organization. The first album was issued in 1926 and gives a review of Estonian art in 1924 and 1925 years. It includes 6 articles by famous Estonian artists and cultural figures: foreword by M. Laarman "Estonian art today"; Ado Vabbe's article "Ambience creation" about style, design, architecture and fine arts; M. Pukits item "Konrad Mägi's creation"; R. Paris essay "Artists and art extension"; E. Kuusik architectural overview "Rebuilding in Tallinn Old Town"; A. Jansen's article about Visual Arts Foundation formation by Estonian Cultural Foundation and its activities in 1925. Album's main advantage is a huge amount of illustrations - 72 full-page artworks by famed modernists Konrad Mägi, Kristjan Raud, Nikolai Triik, August Jansen, Karl Burman, Roman Nyman, Peet Aren, Andrei Jegorov, Günther Reindorff, Konstantin Scerbakoff, Anton Starkopf, Ado Vabbe, Kuno Veeber, Eduard Viiralt, Jaan Vahtra, Märt Laarman, Arnold Akberg, Eduard Ole etc. The second album published in 1927 describes Estonian art scene during 1926 year in 8 articles and 64 illustrations. In introductory article about Estonian art life in 1926 Estonian art critic R. Kangro-Pool names this year one of the greatest years for Estonian visual arts. The most significant reviewed event is the first collective Estonian artists foreign exhibition in Riga, where artworks won high critical acclaim. Second album also includes articles on applied arts, architecture and Visual Arts Foundation activities in 1926. Greatest artwork reproductions of prominent Estonian modernists make this album of really great value. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Coupures, tragedie en neuf tableaux; suivi de Lauma Lamer, Piece en un acte [Cuts, a Tragedy in Nine Scenes]

      Editions Perou, Paris 1926 - First edition. Text in French. Printed wrappers. Unopened. Owner name on the front fly, a large but mostly faint dampstain towards the end of the text, offsetting on the front wrap, a very good copy. Scarce Dadaist play by an author who reportedly disappeared at age 30, possibly a suicide, and who may have even been a completely fictitious person put forward by the Dadaists. OCLC locates only three copies in the U.S. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Book of Jonah. Taken from the Authorized Version of the King James I., with engravings on wood by David Jones.

      Limited edition, no. 22 of 175 copies, small 4to, (20) pp. 13 wood engravings plus the press device. Original cream buckram with a couple of minor marks to the upper cover, d.w. torn with loss and old repairs to the spine, ink flecks to the upper wrapper, some mild foxing. Scarce.

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        Album mit zusammen ca. 44 teils farbig aquarellierten Skizzen in Bleistift mit Frauenporträts, Landschaftsdarstellungen etc.

      Das Künstler-Album in Ohln im Format ca. 13,5 x19 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), innen mit teils blattgroßen, teils farbig aquarellierten Skizzen. Der Vorderdeckel mit *Korselt * bezeichnet ( Pseudonym für Hugo Boettinger ): Einige der Originalzeichnungen sind teils schwer oder unleserlich und meist in tschechischer Sprache betitelt, einige mit K monogrammiert, eine der letzten Porträtskizzen *Anezka * mit *19.V. (19)26 * datiert. Folgende Skizzen sind enthalten: Pferd ( Bleistiftzeichnung ) - Landschaft mit Fluß ( Bleistiftzeichnung ) - 2 Köpfe ( 1 leicht aquarelliert ) - 3 Köpfe ( 1 aquarelliert ) - 2 Frauenköpfe ( aquarelliert ) - 4 Köpfe und Porträts ( Bleistiftzeichnungen ) - 7 Köpfe und Porträts ( 5 davon aquarelliert ) - Frauenkopf ( links unten mit K monogrammiert ) - Ranowiaka ( oder ähnlich ) Landschaftsaquarell dasselbe mit etwas anderer Perspektive Aquarell eines Mannes mit 3 Biergläsern in der Hand *Stoschinsky oder ähnlich * - Doppelporträt Junge und Mädchen *Karlik Gruser * - Frauenkopf ( leicht aquarelliert ) - Mädchenporträt *Olda * - Bleistiftskizze einer Frau Aquarell einer Kirche Aquarell eines Wegs am Fluss ( Likau ? ) - 2 Buntstiftzeichnungen von Frauen 3 Knabenporträts ( Bleistiftskizzen: betitelt Herbert, Bohaus und unleserlich ) - Buntstiftskizze sitzende Frau Aquarell eines Bauernhauses am Wald 6 Bleistiftskizzen von Frauen 2 aquarellierte Bleistiftskizzen junges Mädchen *Tonca * - 3 aquarellierte erotische Skizzen von jungen Mädchen in Nachthemden 2 Skizzen von einer jungen Frau: Einmal im Badeanzug am Baum lehnende ( Aquarell ), 1 als Umrißzeichnung Aquarell eines jungen Mädchens *Milena * - kleine Bleistiftskizze eines jungen Mädchens als Umrißzeichnung 2 junge Mädchen ( 1 im roten Badeanzug ) - 3 Frauenköpfe ( links unten mit K monogrammiert ) - 1 Landschaftsaquarell *Waldegg * - 1 aquarellierte Bleistiftskizze eines jungen Mädchens *Vlasda * - 1 Aquarell eines Sees mit Stauwehr ( unleserlich bezeichnet ) - 1 Buntstiftskizze einer Frau mit Tablett in der Hand 1 aquarelliertes Knabenporträt 1 liegendes Mädchen ( Bleistiftskizze ) und 1 Mädchen am See ( Aquarell ) - 1 aquarelliertes Mädchenporträt 1 Aquarell eines Haus oder Mühle am See 1 Landschaftsaquarell untenstehend mit *Korselt 1926 * signiert und datiert Aquarell und Bleistiftskizze Frauenporträt und Knabe ( dieser mit Otik betitelt, hier rechts mit K monogrammiert ) - 4 Personen als Bleistiftskizze 4 Personen als Umrißskizze 1 aquarellierter Frauenkopf *Vera * - 1 aquarellierter Frauenkopf ( Rückansicht mit roter Schleifer daneben Bleistifts-Umrißkizze 2 Figuren ( mit 19.V. (19)26 datiert ( wie auch das vorgehende Blatt ) - 1 Aquarell *Anezka *, ebenfalls mit 19. V. (19)26 datiert. Das Album fleckig, berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Seiten teils stark gelockert, die einzelnen Albumblätter teils fleckig, fingerfleckig, teils mit Randläsionen. Die Zeichnungen und aquarellierten Skizzen meist von recht guter Erhaltung. Das Schließenband des Albums fehlt. ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Lagerort APS )( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        The Seven Pillars of Wisdom

      First American edition, one of 22 copies, this copy unnumbered. Initial letters by Edward Wadsworth, illustrations in the text by Eric Kennington. 4to., slightly later (probably c. 1935) green morocco gilt. Top edges gilt, fore and lower edges uncut. Early cloth chemise. New York, George H. Doran Company.

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        Ladonka: stikhi [The Amulet: poems]

      Belgrade: Russkaia tipografiia, izd. Gl. Pravleniia O-va Gallipoliitsev, 1926. Octavo (22.7 × 15.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by L. Kovalevskaia; 47, [1] pp. Frontis portrait of Savin and illustrations throughout by Kovalevskaia. Wrappers beginning to detach; upper spine extremity split (ca. 6 cm.); still a good or better copy. First edition of Ivan Savin's only collection of poetry. Ivan Savin (1899-1927), known by the last name Savolain prior to emigration, was a Russian writer and part of the first wave of white Russian emigres. Savin and his family suffered a tragic fate: nearly all of his family died during the Russian civil war and Savin was taken prisoner by the Red Army while serving in Crimea, somehow managing to escape execution. In 1922, he emigrated to Finland where he began to focus on journalism, prose, and poetry, contributing to emigre publications in Berlin, Riga, and Belgrade, as well as publishing stories, poems and essays in the Helsinki journal "Russkie vesti". His only collection of poetry, "Ladonka," published in Belgrade a year before his death, features poems dedicated to the camp of the White army in Gallipoli, Turkey. Much of his literary work is autobiographical and expresses his love for pre-revolutionary Russia; he viewed the Russian revolution as a tragic historical event. The poet Kasatkin-Rostovskii reviewed "Ladonka" in 1926, writing that Savin's poems "need to be experienced like a cry from the heart. In a small book, in vivid and beautiful poems, the soul of one who volunteered to fight the enslavers of Russia is expressed." For his use of features of romanticism, his impressionistic style, and his imagery and symbolism, Savin has sometimes been compared to Blok and Gumilev. He was called by critics the "poet of the white ideal." He died followed complications from appendicitis in 1927. His poetry was admired particularly by Kuprin and Bunin, who, after Savin's death, praised his poems for their "total uniqueness and pathos" as well as the "beauty and strength of their general tone". After the poet's death, his work remained popular amongst Russian emigres, including in displaced persons camps during WWII. A second supplemented edition of Ladonka was published in the US in 1956. OCLC shows copies at Harvard, Stanford Columbia, the Hoover Institute, Purdue, Illinois, Kansas, Syracuse universities, Amherst College, the University of Melbourne, Waseda University, BCU Dorigny, NEBIS Zurich, Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek [held by 16 OCLC libraries].

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        The British Gazette.

      His Majesty's Stationary Office, May 5 - May 13. 1926 - 8 issues. A complete set of the British Gazette newspaper. All in very good condition, folded, with some toning as expected with newsprint. Overall an exceptionally good set, housed in a leather-spined clamshell box with gilt titles to spine. During the the General Strike of 1926 Churchill edited this paper, which was initiated to combat the closing-down of the newspaper offices. It was published from the Daily Telegraph building in Fleet Street, where it was also printed by a volunteer staff. The British Gazette ran for eight issues between 5 May and 13 May excluding Sunday 9 May. Its circulation figures are: 232,000; 507,000; 655,000; 836,000; 1,801,400; and 2,209,000. The sales for the last issue were well in excess of the 2,000,000 mark. It is currently thought that most of the paper was written by Churchill himself. In the final issue, the article 'The Birth and Life of the British Gazette' closes with the most Churchillian turn of phrase: 'It becomes a memory; but it remains a monument'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [HOW TO SHOOT NEWSREEL] Kinokhronika i kak ee snimat' [i.e. Newsreel and How to Shoot It]

      Moscow: Kinopechat', 1926. 75 pp.: ill. 17x13 cm. In original photomontage wrappers. Some wear of the wrappers, loss of the small piece of the rear cover, Soviet bookshop's ink stamp on the rear cover, very rare foxing in text, otherwise very good. Rare. First edition of the second book. One of 10000 copies. Despite a general propaganda agenda of the book (newsreel as a weapon of agitation and an ideology form) it presents interesting materials on this specific type of cinema - newsreel. It accompanied by photographs: shooting of Battleship Potyomkin, shooting of Red Square during military parade, 'subbotnik' in 1920, Red Army in 1918, American and English shots - all taken from newsreel. Grigory Moiseevich Boltiansky (1885-1953), Soviet film historian, director, professor, founder of the revolutionary newsreel and one of the founders of Soviet cinematography. He was teaching at VGIK since 1931 where he organized newsreel department. He also founded the first museum of cinema in 1926 under State Academy of Artistic Sciences (both were destroyed in 1932 when all art groups were banned). Interesting that the museum was never reopened (materials were saved in different collections) probably because the history and history of cinema was rewritten every ten years so there was no need in archives, in newsreel, in historic re-evaluation. In the beginning author gives a brief history on first newsreels (western ''bourgeois'' newsreel 'hiding class contradictions'), modern news cinema and their technical advancement. The author continues with Russian pre-Revolutionary state of newsreel (the beginning of regular shows was in 1912). It's ironic how he states that ''Soviet newsreel put forward the true creator of history - the masses instead of the cult of the personality of the bourgeois chronicle''. Author briefly describes current state of Soviet newsreel (poor), and moves on to influence which newsreel had on feature films (e.g. Battleship Potiomkin) and also vice versa (new methods in newsreel which came from films are close-ups, close details, cutaways, etc.). He also analyses the appearance of a new genre - agitka (short propaganda chronicle). Boltiansky mentions the Kinoks ('kino-oki', i.e. cinema-eyes) which was a collective of Soviet filmmakers in 1920s Russia, based most notably around famous Dziga Vertov. Even though author calls their art theories 'formal sectarianism' he values their practical achievements in newsreel (but he considers it to be more of feature than documentary nature). Next part dedicated to technical details of newsreel: work specialty (three types of newsreel workers - producer, editor and cameraman, additionally - gaffer), equipment, shooting plan and its two phases - preparational and technical, editing, captions (being one of the most important parts of the whole process). Last part is about amateur film chronicles - types of cameras (with photographs), what and how to shoot, what to do with material, etc. Overall, an interesting piece with reference to such important signs of an era like the Kinoks and agitka. Worldcat locates paper copies in MOMA and University of Southern California.

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        KANDINSKY. Jubiläums-Ausstellung zum 60. Geburtstage. Anhaltinischer Kunstverein, Dessau. Mit Textbeiträgen von Katherine Dreyer [Dreier], Will Grohmann, Fannina Halle und Paul Klee.

      C. Rich. Gärtnersche Buchdruckerei (Heinrich Niescher), G.m.b.H., Dresden. [1926], - 21,4 x 14,4 cm, 27(1) Seiten, 13 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, bedruckte Original-Klammerheftung (etwas bestossen), Rücken fleckig. Handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk auf der ersten Seiten von Peter Keler. Grohmann (1958) 417. - Grohmann-Bibliographie 58 (dort auch nur die Ausstellung in der Galerie Arnold aufgeführt). - Illetschko/Katz (Werkverzeichnis der Aquarelle, Band II) Seite 551. - Negendanck 255. - Selwood 30 (Werkverzeichnis der Ölgemälde Band II). - Spalek 2648. - Walter-Ris 405. - Identischer Katalog mit unterschiedlichen Umschlägen zu folgenden Ausstellungen: Galerie Ernst Arnold, Dresden, 16. Oktober bis 10. November 1926; Galerie Neumann-Nierendorf, Berlin, 14. November bis 15. Dezember 1926; Anhaltinischer Kunstverein, Dessau, eröffnet am 19. Dezember 1926; Neue Kunst Hans Goltz, München, 14. März bis 14. April 1927 (nur bei Illetschko/Katz erwähnt). - Peter Keler (1898 - 1982) war ein deutscher Grafiker, Möbeldesigner und Architekt am Bauhaus.

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        L'amour vénal

      Paris: S. e., 1926. Ed. numérotée. Demi-cuir à bandeaux. Très bon. Vertès, pointes sèches. 2 volumes grands in-8, 128 pages + volume de planches. Traces d'usure aux mors. Tranches supérieures dorées, couvertures et dos conservés. Exemplaire no. 82/69/95. Complet des 43 pointes-sèches dont 16 hors-texte, des deux suites, une sur Chine, l'autre sur Hollande avec remarques, et des 16 essais refusés. Notre exemplaire contient en outre quatre pointes sèches dont deux en trois états et deux en deux états. (Monod, 2223). Bel illustré.

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