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        WHITHER BOUND?

      Boston & New York. 1926. - vii,34pp. Original blue publisher's cloth with cream dust jacket. Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. Jacket reinforced at edges of folds, one closed tear repaired, minor soiling. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. Internally clean. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. In a cloth clamshell case. Inscribed copy of the first edition of the future President's first book, printing the text of a lecture given for the benefit of the Alumni War Memorial Foundation at Milton Academy. Although this book was published in a modest edition of only a thousand copies, it took a number of years for the edition to be exhausted.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        EVERYBODY'S PEPYS. The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669. Limited Edition. [In the original printed Dust Jacket]

      London:: G. Bell and Sons,, 1926. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY ERNEST H. SHEPARD ON COLOPHON PAGE without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First Edition LIMITED LARGE PAPER EDITION OF 350 SIGNED COPIES. THIS IS No. 161. Top edge gilt. Foxing endpapers and edges. In Very Good++ Dust Jacket with mild chips and short closed tears. 8vo. xxiii, 570 pp. Rare in Dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Palimpsest

      Paris: Contact Editions. 1926. First Edition, Inscribed by the author on the ffe, "H. D. / London / 1926." Also inscribed in another hand, "Marcella Burke 1927 - Unity Degues gave / this to me - it is the copy / H. D. sent her." 8vo; (vi), 338pp; original buff printed wrappers in original glassine, spine chipped at both ends about 1/4", corners bumped, a few closed tears, some chipping and darkening to glassine which has closed tear at lower front hinge about 3", a bit of age-toning to page edges, about very good. Printed by masterprinter, Henri Darantiere in Paris for Robert McAlmon&#39;s Contact Editions in 1926, this was the first of McAlmon&#39;s publications that did not have problems with American censorship. Still, McAlmon later sold 700 copies of the sheets to Houghton, Mifflin that year. The American publisher subsequently brought out a hard-cover edition of the author&#39;s first book of prose at the end of 1926. McAlmon&#39;s publishing venture was funded by his father-in-law, Sir John Ellerman, a wealthy Englishman. His was a marriage of convenience as Winifred Ellerman [Bryher] was living with H.D.& Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), poet and prose writer, experimented with new lyric, mythic, and mystical forms. This three-part story sequence, PALIMPSEST, is dedicated to Bryher, who was H. D. &#39;s most significant companion in her most mature years. "In her commentary [on Euripides&#39;s ION], modern life is seen as at a turning point, and an Athena-like new world woman is predicted...H. D.&#39;s research into and uses of mythological, astrological and psychological sources of identity for women has made her an important poet for women..." - NAW. Women&#39;s Writing in the United States, pp. 379-381. NAW, Modern Period, pp. 198-201. Ford, Published in Paris, pp. 34-94. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9134.jpg >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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        Nigger Heaven

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Van Vechten&#39;s enduring and controversial fictional chronicle of the Harlem Renaissance, drawing upon his close friendships with such figures as Wallace Thurman, Langston Hughes, and Nella Larsen. Though the book went into at least a dozen printings in the Twenties, it is notoriously difficult to find any copy retaining the fragile dustwrapper. This example, though imperfect, is among the best we have seen. HANNA 3616. COAN p.192. Octavo (19cm). Brown, ribbed cloth stamped in purple on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 286pp. Deep blue top-stain. Faint, almost imperceptible, spotting to edge of rear board, else a tight, bright copy, very Near Fine, with top-stain slightly faded. Retaining the rare and fragile dustwrapper, minutely chipped at extremities and with a 1" triangular loss at upper front panel (not affecting text); slightly faded on spine as usual, but still perfectly legible; Very Good and most unusual thus.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE, VOLS. 1-9

      1926. Very Good. GRAY, Harold. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE, VOLS. 1-9. New York: Cupples & Leon Company (1926-1933). Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 in the series. All with very good jackets, some with edge chipping and light soil. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE BUCKING THE WORLD has a small chip to bottom of spine, else the books are in excellent condition, clean and bright. 1. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE 2. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE IN THE CIRCUS 3. LITTLE ORPHAN AND THE HAUNTED HOUSE 4. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE BUCKING THE WORLD 5. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE NEVER SAY DIE! 6. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE SHIPWRECKED 7. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE A WILLING HELPER 8. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE IN COSMIC CITY 9. LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE AND UNCLE DAN The nine books together:

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Photograph of Sara Roosevelt, docketed in Elaeanor Roosevelt's hand "SDR about 1926"

      n.p. n.d. n.p., n.d.. (ROOSEVELT, SARA) . Framed

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Photograph of Sara Roosevelt, docketed in Elaeanor Roosevelt's hand "SDR about 1926"

      n.p., n.d. - (ROOSEVELT, SARA) . Framed

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Allusions ou poèmes *

      D. Cleverdon, Bristol 20.12.1926. - Broché, couverture rempliée vieux rose imprimée en doré. Quelques piqûres, blondeurs plutôt que rousseurs, peu gênantes. Copieux envoi de l'auteur à un gentilhomme dont l'ancêtre eut le privilège de connaître Casanova. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. L'un des 400 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives à la forme, après 9 Japon aux noms des 9 muses.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Great Gatsby

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped. Dampstain to upper edge of cloth. Inner hinge a little weak. Some light spotting. Heraldic bookplate on paste-down of Beaverbrook &#39;Res Mihi Non Me Rebus&#39;. Also signature of S. Churchill and pencil note on fep &#39;Aug 24th 1926 Aquitana to Southampton&#39;. 1925. First Edition second printing. Green hardback embossed cloth cover. 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 218pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Historical Memoirs of New California

      Berkeley: University of California Press, 1926. First edition. Edges, preliminary and terminal leaves slightly foxed, else fine. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Today is Friday (with Inscribed Calling Card)

      New York: The As Stable Productions, 1926. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. One of just 300 copies. Near Fine in sewn wrappers in the original Near Fine mailing envelope. Housed in an elegant custom clamshell case. Hemingway&#39;s short play about the three Roman soldiers who carried out the order to crucify Jesus. The soldiers sit in a tavern drinking and reflecting on the day&#39;s events. Laid in is the author&#39;s calling card with "Mr. Ernest Hemingway" printed on the card. Hemingway added "Mrs." and "with compliments from the Dry Tortugas," a destination Hemingway generally visited with his male friends for fishing expeditions, but in this case likely traveled with his second wife Pauline Pfeiffer, circa early 1930s. A scarce work made more intriguing by the author&#39;s inscribed card. Near Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Les Jeux du demi-jour.

      LES ARTS ET LES LIVRES, Paris 1926 - Avec douze lithographies de Vertès. Paris, Les Arts et le livre, 1926, in-folio (38,5 X 29 cm) broché, sous couverture rempliée, 45 pp. Edition limitée à 600 exemplaires dont 100 sur papier d'Annam et Chine et 500 sur vélin pur fil Lafuma (N°411). L'univers des plaisirs cachés est mis à jour avec talent par cet artiste hongrois qu'est Marcel VERTES. Marcel VERTES (Ujpest 1895-1961 Paris), artsite d'origine hongroise, fut tour à tour illustrateur, graveur, aquarelliste, décorateur. Il s'exila en France suite à la publication d'affiches politiques satiriques pendant la première guerre mondiale. Il collabora à l'illustration de nombreuses revues (Fantasio, Le Témoin, La Vie parisienne, La Gazette du Bon Ton.). Pendant la seconde guerre mondiale il s'exila à New-york et dès lors il partagera sa vie entre les deux capitales (Dico Solo, 873-874). "Recherché et coté" (Carteret, IV, 257) ; Monod (II, 7552). Petites usures à la couverture. Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        A HUNDRETH SUNDRIE FLOWRES, FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITION

      London: Printed for Frederick Etchells and Hugh Macdonald by the Shakespeare Head Press, 1926. Limited Edition, numbered 40 of 50 printed on Bachelor&#39;;s Kelmscott paper; this from a larger limitation of 450. Vellum Binding. Very Good binding. Octavo. A lovely edition in full vellum with later neat burgundy silk ties; largely unopened textblock; some offsetting from the front turn-ins has affected the perimeter of the first 5 leaves--this is not an issue with the back turn-ins; nevertheless, uncommon in this condition; digital images can be made available upon request. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        ON DRY-COW FISHING AS A FINE ART.

      The Rowfant Club,, Cleveland: 1926 - First separate book edition of this fishing story which previously appeared in a magazine. Number 85 of 176 copies printed for The Rowfant Club by Bruce Rogers. Marbled boards with printed label. Faint shadow where bookplate was removed from pastedown, otherwise fine. In original dark-blue paper chemise and matching slipcase with printed label. Slipcase shows wear to corners and edges, tiny portion of spine label is missing affecting "g" in "fishing," and a small piece is missing from bottom edge (still quite presentable). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Oeuvres Complètes de Anatole France.

      Tome VIII. La Rôtisserie de la Reine Pédauque. Les Opinions de Jérome Coignard. Compositions de Carlègle, gravées sur bois par A. Latour. Paris: Calmann-Lévy 1926. Opl. 1500 ekspl. på hollandsk papir med suite af illustrationerne på kinesisk papir. Indb. ubesk. med orig. foromsl. og guldsnit i smukt priv. hlvldr. med blindtrykt dek. på ryggen.Limited to 1500 copies on Dutch paper followed by a suite of illustrations on Chinese paper. Uncut copy, topedge gilt, bound with orig. front wrapper in neat halfleather. Blindtooling on spine

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Poèmes *

      Les Chroniques du Jour/Chez Oreste Zeluk, Paris 10.7.1926. - Broché 30 x 23, couverture libre or-ange imprimée, rabats. Menus défauts. Splendide album publié en lieu et place du numéro de juillet de la revue des Chroniques du Jour, préfacé par l'éditeur Gualtieri di San Lazzaro et évoquant les auteurs des textes - tous poèmes à part Cingria - de Max Jacob, James Joyce (4 poèmes tirés de "Musique de chambre" et traduits par Auguste Morel), André Salmon, Julien Tuvim et Léopold Zborowski. Tout le charme, ou presque, de cet ouvrage réside dans la fraîcheur un brin naïve des images colorées main - ce qu'on a pu vérifier avec le frontispice, manifestement différent de celui d'un autre exemplaire reproduit dans le catalogue d'un confrère - d'Antonio Fornari, scénographe futuriste. Édition originale. L'un des 175 exemplaires numérotés, seul tirage.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Winnie-the-Pooh. With Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen & Co. (1926).. First edition, 8vo, (xvi), 158, (2) pp. Illustrations throughout, map endpapers, small booksellers' label to foot of paste down. Original gilt decorated green cloth, t.e.g., faint marks to upper cover, very good.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        The First Napoleon: Some Unpublished Documents From the Bowood Papers

      London: Constable, 1926. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated, 8vo, full magenta polished calf, ornately decorated covers and spine, leather labels, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a.e.g. London: Constable, (1926). A near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Hunted Piccaninnies, original book cover art work

      London:. Ca. 1926.. The original gouache on board art work by Kay Edmunds for the cover of this Australian children&#39;s book. The art is for the cover of the 1934 re- issue, 1st published in the UK 1927, US 1928. 10 1/2 x 15". It depicts 2 aborigines atop a hill, viewing the sunset over a rolling blue-purple plain. They carry spears & boomerang, and green body paint. Title & author at the top. Very attractive piece. With a copy of the book, which is somewhat marked and rubbed.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The Duffer&#39;s Handbook of Golf

      New York, The MacMillan Company, 1926. The True 1st Edition. Description: vii p. , 1 l. , 163 p. Illus. 26 cm. Signed by both the author and artist. Limited to 500 copies (this number 240) . Subjects: Golf--Early Works--Handbook Very good copy in the original paper-labeled tartan cloth. Spine bands and board extremities slightly dulled and rubbed as with age with minor wear to the panels. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scarce

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Soldiers&#39; Pay

      New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition of Faulkner&#39;s first novel. An uncommonly nice copy in the original cloth, with minimal wear, lacking the rare dust jacket. Housed in a custom made blue cloth boxed slipcase with red spine label. Faulkner began work on Soldiers&#39; Pay in New Orleans at the start of January 1925. Just over a year later, through the help of Sherwood Anderson, it would be published.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        Kriser och kransar.

      Stockholm, A. Bonniers boktryckeri, 1926. 170 s. Häftad. Lätt snedläst och med minimal reva överst i ryggen. Dedikation till "Henry Nilsson från Päta 1926".. Henry Nilsson var medarbetare på "Helsingborgs-postens" redaktion där Birger Sjöberg arbetade från 1907. "Päta" var Birger Sjöbergs smeknamn

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Soldiers&#39; Pay

      Boni & Liveright, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. Boni & Liveright, New York 1926. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1926 on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Dark blue cloth boards. Illustrated decorated blue and white endpaper. Scarce first edition with only 2500 printed. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, light shelf wear, spine mildly rolled with a light bump below the author&#39;s name, previous collector name at the verso of the half title page, thin crack professionally repaired at the front endpaper hinge. In a Fine Facsimile jacket, an exact replica of the original jacket added for presentation.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Paramount Pictures: 15th birthday group : World-wide Celebration of 15 Years of Continuour Leadership of Paramount Pictures [Pre-production working copy]

      New York City : Paramount Pictures, [1926] - Portfolio folio copy in an elaborately decorated cloth binding. The binding is somewhat worn around the spine and panel edges, with some surface cracks visible on the spine cover. Some posters are card-backed and loosely inserted, with some minor dulling and edge-wear. The other posters are in a cord-bound section of the folder. This unique collector's item remains particularly well-preserved overall. Portfolio folio copy in an elaborately decorated cloth binding. The binding is somewhat worn around the spine and panel edges, with some surface cracks visible on the spine cover. Some posters are card-backed and loosely inserted, with some minor dulling and edge-wear. The other posters are in a cord-bound section of the folder. This unique collector's item remains particularly well-preserved overall. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Ondes et Mouvements [Waves and Motions]

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1926 - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of de Broglie?s presentation of his revolutionary theory of the wave-particle duality of matter. PMM 417. Octavo, original printed wrappers; custom cloth box. Modest bookplate on inside front wrapper; tape repair to initial blank. Minor discoloration to wrapper edges; an excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: CollectorsFolio]
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        Polyphème *

      A la Sphère, sans lieu 1926. - En feuilles sous couverture illustrée rempliée, portefeuille demi parchemin imprimé à trois rabats, titré or au premier plat, attaches, dos muet (discrète restauration en tête et menus défauts). L'un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches. Bel et rare illustré de l'ymagier grec, dans un style et une technique inhabituels, que cette piécette en deux actes imprimée en belle typographie à deux tons, comme en écho des compositions, oscillant entre les bruns et les gris.Bien complet du portefeuille. Image visible sur site céleste.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Sept morceaux et sept dessins *

      Verseau/Mermod, (Lausanne) 20.10.1926. - Broché 37 x 27, couverture imprimée rempliée en deux couleurs. Nickel, non coupé. Splendide exemplaire du tirage en deuxième papier (pour vivre heureux oubliez le premier) avec les signatures de Ramuz et Auberjonois à la justification - nous irions jusqu'à dire que la numérotation en incombe au second. A signaler, l'impression de cet ouvrage par les soins du Verseau, mentionné en page de titre tandis que Mermod figure à la couverture, ce qui en rend l'attribution à un seul éditeur bien ennuyeuse; dans le doute nous conserverons les deux bien qu'il ne semble pas s'agir d'une co-édition.Ce qui compte, c'est que c'est une magnifique réussite, tant du côté typographique qu'iconographique; les lithographies d'Auberjonois rayonnent dans un format somptueux, une fois n'est pas coutume. que ne lui a-t-on ailleurs laissé l'espace dans lequel il ne se trouve pas à l'étroit et donne alors le meilleur de lui-même ? Il existe de mystérieuses suites, sans texte, sous portefeuille, de ces sept dessins.[Bringolf 26a] Édition en partie originale. L'un des 55 exemplaires numérotés (9) et signés sur papier Japon (dont 15 nominatifs avec double suite) outre 10 Chine, 25 papier journal et 200 Hollande.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Sea and Sussex from Rudyard Kipling&#39;s Verse

      London: Macmillan & Co, 1926. Limited Edition of 500 large paper copies signed by Rudyard Kipling : Light blue paper covered boards, vellum spine with gilt title. wear to boards with a little staining to bottom rear edge. A few marks. Gift inscription with signature erased to fep. slight foxing to endpapers and to a lesser dregree to signature page. 94 numbered pages with 24 colour illustrations. Page 89 has a few spots, otherwise text is clean, illustrations bright. Binding firm. . Signed by Author. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Donald Maxwell. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: GOLDSWORTH BOOKS & PRINTS LTD]
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        Edmond Gilliard *

      Sans lieu (1926). - Dessin original à la mine de plomb 20 x 14, non signé, sous cadre à baguette de bois naturel. Beau portrait de l'écrivain, très travaillé, le figurant doux et pensif, très zen. Une lithographie originale tirée de cette composition sera recyclée en frontispice pour l'édition de luxe "Du pouvoir des vaudois" paru en 1926 au Verseau.Signalons enfin qu'à côté de tout une série de variantes de dessins originaux recueillis dans un cahier, ce motif est le plus proche de celui reproduit dans l'ouvrage pré cité; il est à noter que l'estampe évoque plutôt un état intermédiaire entre l'esquisse et le croquis aboutit tandis que notre portrait est très affiné et beaucoup nuancé, ce qui provient en partie du matériau utilisé car si la lithographie rappelle le trait gras du fusain, notre composition bénéficie d'un travail délicat à l'aide de crayons de mines de duretés différentes.Ce portrait est sans doute parmi les plus beaux jamais réalisés de l'écrivain, qui ne serait pas indigne de concurrencer certains de ceux d'Auberjonois.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Rue à Marseille *

      [Sans lieu, 12.1926]. - Eau-forte originale 22 x 17, feuille 33 x 26 sur vergé d'Arches, signée, datée et dédicacée à son éditeur et ami Carl Sauter à la mine de plomb. Grouillement de la vie dans une rue de la Ville.La même sans justif' ni signature ni rien à tiers prix.[Kaenel 88].

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Phoenix and the Carpet

      London, T. Fisher Unwin. 1926, 1926. From the library of Vivien Greene bearing an ex libris label to front pastedown and her pencil ownership to front blank. INSCRIBED with a lengthy love note from Graham Greene to Vivien to the front free endpaper: &#39;For my kitten- because she is absurd / For my puss - because she is cosy; / For my ook - because she is wise; / For my love - because she is lovely. / This little present / in gratitude / love / Adoration / Worship and Wonder.&#39; The inscription is signed by means of a large drawn star. Eighth Impression. 8vo. Publisher&#39;s blue embossed cloth titled in gilt to spine. Bumped to spine ends, some fraying to head of spine, small split to centre head. Page edges dusty. Minor soiling. Internally clean. A lovely item.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Peacock Pie: A Book of Rhymes

      London: Constable. hardcover. fine. viii + 112pp. Thin 12mo, beautifully rebound by Riviere & Son in full red straight-grained morocco; gilt-stamped floral borders and ornate spine; inner & outer dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. London: Constable and Company, (1926). A later printing in a marvelous binding. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Selected Poems

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell,, 1926. Octavo. Original vellum-backed boards, red and beige patterned paper to boards, titles gilt to spine and to upper board in red, edges uncut. Ownership inscription. Corners lightly rubbed, vellum somewhat flexed, light spotting to early leaves, rear hinge starting. A firm copy in very good condition. First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. One of 100 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      Photograph. Minor paperclip impression at top. Near Fine. A large 10-3/4" x 14" and fairly early formal portrait of a pensive Lewis staring down at his typewriter by Underwood & Underwood of Washington, D.C. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the subject vertically on his suit down the left side: "To Leo Hessler with the fraternal greetings of Sinclair Lewis Washington Oct. 26 1926." Signed photographs by Lewis are uncommon, those of this quality and size are virtually unheard of.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Mantrap

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1926 First edition, first printing. Fine in a very bright and unfaded jacket with very light wear to the extremities and folds, small hole to front flap fold, and an early tape repair to verso of front panel. Very scarce in jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Cours Familier De litterature, 2 Vols

      Paris France: Garnier, 1926. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. 2 volumes set. collection Selecta. Edition limitee NO 336 de 500 examplaires.Titre, tomaison, et filets dorés. Tires sur papier pur fil de Papeteries Lafuma.Cuir dos et coins, papier marbres. 2vol set. Collection Selectra , limited edition nO 336 of 500 . Gilt decorated on spine. 3/4 leather cover. On Lafuma paper.Marbelized center boards and inside front and back endpapers..

      [Bookseller: Pinacle Books]
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        Cahier d'hommages à M. Edmond Gilliard *

      in Revue de Belles-Lettres 7, Lausanne (10.1926). - En feuilles 29 x 20, couverture cerise imprimée. Contributions de Rohrer, Beausire, Simon, Olivier, Ramuz et Budry, ces deux derniers évoquant l'aventure des Cahiers vaudois (avec une verve remarquée chez le second via de truculentes anecdotes sur Charles-Albert Cingria), pour se terminer par des fragments inédits de Gilliard lui-même.La seconde épreuve annoncée, sur Fabriano, figure avec un tirage du premier feuillet in-8 de cette publication, provenant de l'éditeur, auquel est encore joint une autre épreuve, sur papier journal, et un essai de signature de l'artiste.Ensemble sympathique de bonne provenance. Édition originale. L'un des 50 exemplaires de tête réimposés et numérotés sur Hollande avec double épreuve du portrait.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Céleste Ugolin.

      Editions du Sagittaire 1926 - - Editions du Sagittaire, Paris _1926, 18x23cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des ex hors commerce d'auteur lettrés sur Hollande, tirage de tête avec 5 Hollande numérotés et 3 Japon. Gardes légèrement ombrées, rares piqûres sans gravité sur quelques témoins, sinon agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS). 1 1/2 pages on letter-size paper (with 1 1/2 inches trimmed from bottom), signed in black ink, "F. B. Long, Jr.", with five-line handwritten postscript, dated 8 October 1929, to "Dear Mr. Derleth" [August Derleth]

      Faint fold creases and minor edge nicks, very good overall. (#116740). Long&#39;s first letter to Derleth, written in reply to one from Derleth. As Long mentions here, he had heard about Derleth from H. P. Lovecraft (whom he had known at this point for almost ten years; he would remain one of HPL&#39;s best friends) and says here that he had occasionally thought of writing him "but during the past few months I&#39;ve been too morbidly depressed to enter into an extended correspondence with anyone." Promising to "discuss the tales you mention at length in a few days" -- tales by Long? by Derleth? by others? -- he mentions the demands of other work, including "a series of articles that I very unwisely agreed to undertake for a vile subway magazine on a commission basis." In his postscript he agrees to send Derleth a copy of his book, THE MAN FROM GENOA, a 31-page collection of poems published in 1926 by Paul Cook in Athol, Mass. (famous also as the publisher, or at least printer, of Lovecraft&#39;s THE SHUNNED HOUSE). "I would gladly give you a copy, but I still owe the publisher a substantial commission on all sales. It retails for a 1.25 -- but you may merely send me a dollar." "The writing style is both formless and inflated, very much the work of a young man still looking for his own voice and under the influence of Lovecraft, who, at this point, tended towards a stilted tone in his letters. Nevertheless, an interesting document by one of the more important spokes in the Lovecraft circle. If HPL was its center, then Derleth, in his later capacity as publisher at Arkham House, formed its circumference." - Robert Eldridge.

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        JUVE IN THE DOCK

      DAVID MCKAY FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1926 - HB BLACK CLOTH FINE PP337 DW VERY GOOD 8V0 Fantomas v Juve [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges

      London: Edward Arnold & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. No tears to cloth. Previous owner&#39;s rubber stamp on front endpaper: "Legat Dr. h.c. C.A.W. Guggisberg 1981". Some minor foxing. A narrow split to the gutter between the front free endpaper and the half-title page. Cloth boards and spine are clean, bright and unfaded. Folding map has a 1/2" tear to the blank inner stub. Folding map clean with no foxing. A nice copy. ; xv, [1], 328 pages + frontispiece + 20 illustrations on 15 plate leaves + folding colour map at rear. Charcoal grey cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and pale blue-grey lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 220 x 141mm. An early 20th century expedition through one of the world&#39;s deepest gorges. The author was a plant collector, whose botanical interests triumphed over his fear of heights. Contents: Introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband; Tibet; Over the Himalaya; Tsanpo, the Mysterious River; A Botanical Reconnaissance; The Land of the Blue Poppy; The Paradise of Primulas; In the Rhododendron Fairyland; Pemako: The Promised Land; In the Assam Himalaya; A Journey to the Lost Lake; The Crisis at Drukla Monastery; Autumn Colours; The Gorge of the Tsangpo; In the Heart of the Himalaya; The &#39;Falls of the Bramaputra"; Christmas in Tibet; Winter on the Plateau; Through Bhutan to India; The People of South-East Tibet; House and Home in South-East Tibet; General Index; Index of Plants. Readers interested in this title may also find interesting the account of a more recent expedition in the same area, "The Heart of the World: A Journey to the Last Secret Place" by Ian Baker (2004). ; 8vo .

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        Shires and Provinces

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1926. Splendid book with 16 full page colour illustrations by Lionel Edwards. This is the signed edition, limited to 100 copies, this is number 67 signed in pencil by Lionel Edwards and Sabretache. The boards are Gold decorated cream vellum with just very light yellowing and tiny marks. Inner pages are lightly browned to extreme edges, plates have tissue guards which have a few light foxing spots, these guards have protected the illustrated plates and there is no foxing to these. Pages are untrimmed on two sides and gold on top edge, this is a little dulled but still bright and attractive. VERY HEAVY BOOK 4.5 Kg with secure packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A really nice copy of a scarce collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Signed by Author and Artist. First Signed Limited Edition. Gold Embossed Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Lionel Edwards. 14 ¼ x 10½ Inches. Hardcover.

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        Les poésies de Méléagre. Illustré de quinze eaux-fortes originales en couleurs par E. Chimot

      Paris Editions d&#39;art Devambez 1926. In-folio en feuilles sous couverture rempliée avec étui d&#39;editeur, 171pp., ills. en coul. Complet, belle exemplaire. Bon état (couverture et étui un peu endommagé). Livre d&#39;artiste extraordinaire et très rare!!! N° IV de XXX exemplaires sur papier Japon Spécial hors commerce réservés a l&#39;artiste et a ses amis, contenant quatre états des eaux-fortes (premier état, état en noir avec remarques, état de décompositions et l&#39;épreuve définitive en couleurs), enrichis d&#39;un dessin original en couleurs de l&#39;artiste et enfin cinq planches libres tirées en quatre états.

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        Journal intime (1853-1865). Inédit *

      Éditions du Trianon, Paris 12.6-30.8.1926. - 2 tomes reliés plein chagrin vert, dos (passé) à nerfs, titres et têtes dorés, dentelles bordant les contreplats. Menus frottis. Deuxième papier, après les 5 rarissimes japon pour ce journal couvrant plus de 600 pages, dans une traduction de Jean Chuzeville et Vladimir Pozner, avec des commentaires de A. Khiriakov, S. Melgounov et T. Polner. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. L'un des 20 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande van Gelder, outre 5 Japon Impérial, 100 Rives, 900 bambou de Dap-Kau et 65 hors commerce.

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