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      Revista Pareceres, 24 pgs., Buenos Aires 1926 - Muy raro ejemplar. Firma y dedicatoria del autor a Enrique García Velloso en la portada. Separata de la Revista "Pareceres, Nº 6, págs. 486 a 508, junio de 1926, Director: Dionisio Baia (seudónimo de José Imbelloni). Secretario de Redacción: Atilio García Mellid. Ensayo en defensa de Marinetti en su visita a Buenos Aires. Ilustrado con un retrato en b/n. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] [DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buenos Aires Libros]
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        Autograph manuscript.

      N. p., [ca. 1926]. - 4to. 2 pp. on 2 ff. Ramblings from a man who has loved and lost with the blame firmly placed upon his own shoulders; a vexing manuscript from Wright clearly revealing the effects of his personal upheavals. "I am regarded as though I had stolen myself, gone off with what was not my own. And I am traduced, derided, despised, held up to public contempt and loathing. My character is remorselessly assassinated: no means however vile are spared to injure my property or my work. It is a falsity that men respect and honor independent of thought and action. Tolerance in anything or anywhere is plainly a gentle lie. It is in no man's heart. The perception of Beauty is a moral test. The body is the first proselyte the soul makes. Our life is but the soul made known by its fruits, -- the body. The whole duty of man is expressed in one line. Make to yourself a perfect body! To be a man is to do a man's work! The true laborer is recompensed by his labor not by his employer. Laws are a matter of lawyers and judges. Lawyers and judges, as such, are not men of sense or principle but creatures of law: In any high moral sense they are not men at all! Earth song. Universal [in pencil]. I who have shown that I can behave particularly well am put under bonds for good behaviour! Every man should see that his influence is on the side of justice -- and let the courts make their own characters. Men talk about Bible miracles because there is no miracle in their lives. Cease to gnaw that crust, there is a ripe fruit overhead! Woe to him who wants a companion, for he is unfit even to be the companion even of himself! We inspire friendship in men when we have contracted friendship with the gods. Any reverence, even [if] a material thing proceeds from an elevation of character?". - With a few revisions; first page devoid of 3 inches of paper, marginal fraying and chipping, the two pages affixed together at head.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Joseph Conrad's Diary of His Journey Up the Valley of the Congo in 1890

      London: Strangeways 1926, 1st private printing. (Hardcover) 35pp. Very good. Octavo in original green cloth with printed paper spine title. Spine lightly sun faded, title very legible. Front board small area of light sun fading, otherwise cloth clean. Text block clean and tight without flaws; frontis. Tissue guard intact. Deckle edged pages. Scarce privately printed in 100 copies, text of Joseph Conrad's diary, kept in the Congo, during 1890, 'or such as has survived. With a photograph facsimile, actual size of the first page, as frontis. With an introduction and notes by Richard Curle, Conrad's biographer, long time correspondent, and Conrad family intimate..

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        TOMB OF TUT ANKH AMEN, Discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter

      London: Cassell and Co, 1926, 1927. 2 volumes. First editions, second impression of the first volume, first impression of the second volume. With over 200 illustrations from photos. 8vo, publisher’s original mustard cloth lettered in gilt and decorated with scarab designs in gilt and black on the upper covers. xxiii, 223, index; xxxiv, 269. A nice set, with some aging to the bindings, two free-flies have been removed from volume one. VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITIONS IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH. A cornerstone work of Egyptology, Carter’s rendering is the story of what must must be the most famous archaeological excavation of all time, challenged only by Schliemann's discovery of Troy. Carter writes that the feeling of awe was overwhelming when, after clearing the stairway and steep descending passage, he entered the Antechamber to the tomb, where he beheld in the hypogeum for the first time the splendor of Imperial Egypt dated fourteen centuries before Christ. The sight was so gorgeous, so sumptuous in its splendour as to be bewildering, almost overwhelming. And the extent of the discovery took he and his companions by utter surprise both in its totality and in the fact that it was utterly intact. It has remained so to this day. Both awe inspiring and bewildering whenever the treasures are beheld, they are only the fruits plucked from one of the most extraordinary and exciting archeological adventures ever made. The story of the trevails and successes of the expedition and its members remains even today as one of the great books of modern history.

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        The Book of the Galtees and the Golden Vein: A Border History of Tipperary, Limerick & Cork

      Hodges, Figgis and Co - 1926. Hardcover. 418pp. Index. Plates. Map. Original grey cloth. Title in black on spine. Spine is browned and foxed, other wise cover is in good condition. Page edges uncut. Small amount of foxing. Overall a very good copy of this very scarce book. Keywords: Local History. . . . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookshop and Art Galleries Ltd.]
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        Cantica Natalia. viginti hymni in honorem Nativitatis Domini nostri Jesu Christi

      E Typographia S. Dominici apud Ditchling [Ditchling: Saint Dominic’s Press] 1926. . Folio, (ii), 24, 24a, (1), 25-49, (1) pp. Twelve wood engravings, two hand coloured, including three by Eric Gill, one by David Jones, five by Desmond Chute and three by Philip Hagreen, with plainsong staves throughout printed in red with black notes, a few leaves lightly browned. Not bound, held in a custom buckram box. Originally printed for use in St. Wilfrid’s Church, Burgess Hill, this grand folio was one of the few St. Dominic’s books to contain hand coloured wood engravings. Including simple settings of Christmas Carols in Latin, there were ninety-five numbered copies produced in a brown cloth binding, although this example is not numbered and must have been an unused copy that was never bound. Taylor & Sewell A141.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Architectural Details Spain and the Mediterranean A portfolio of one hundred and forty-four plates; reproductions of photographs taken, selected and arranged especially for use in developing a logical and appropriate style of architecture for California and the Pacific Southwest

      Los Angeles: Monolith Portand Cement Co., 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Publisher's brown folding box, joint wear. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 4 pages of text. Folio, 35 x 28 cm. 144 photographic plates of architectural features divided into 12 fascicles (each with 12 plates), covering buildings, street scenes, facades, doorways, window and door grilles, balconies, shutters, roofs, courts and patios, garden details, etc. Limited edition, copy 892 of 1000 of Special Architect's Edition. The firm of Requa & Jackson became architects of choice during the booming 20's and their style which Requa named 'Southern California Architecture," dominated the San Diego scene. Requa triggered a new wave of interest in the Spanish/Mediterranean style when he copied the designs herein for the 1935-1936 California Pacific Exposition in San Diego's Balboa Park. This work acted as a guide for California architects to develop an appropriate style for the West Coast based on authentic models. Loose as issued in publisher's folding box, ties lacking, light marginal dampstaining title page and text, partially removed bookplate, fascicles fine and bright.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        [Cloth banner]: The Ladies Home Journal. Wild Money by Freeman Tilden full of Cooling Thrills

      [New York]: Grinnell Litho.. 1926. Large litho-printed cloth banner. Measuring 45" x 34". Metal grommet in each corner. Modest wear, mostly very slight fraying at the margins, very good or better. Advertisement for the latest issue of the magazine which featured a serialized novel by Tilden, an article on Douglas Fairbanks by Vachel Lindsay, and "44 other features." The banner is illustrated with an image by J. Knowles Hare of a baby with an ice cream cone on a beach, meant to illustrate the Tilden novel. A wonderful survivor -- we've only seen a few of these sorts of cloth banners advertising magazines. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sveriges Fåglar och fågelbon med fågelbilder utförda i Färgljustryck efter original målningar av fil. D:R Gustaf Swenander

      Lund, Gleerup, 1926-1949. 6 vols. Large 4to. Text with 807 plates (146 coloured). Publisher's brown half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines (one volume with spine expertly rebacked).* "The work is intended to give an account of the life history and habits of all the breeding birds in Sweden and Scandinavia, especially during their breeding season, arranged in accordance with the natural interdependence of the species. Under each species the Latin and the Swedish names of the birds are given." (Anker). A magnificent publication with finely coloured plates of each species and photos showing their habitat and nesting grounds and most probably the largest bird book of one area ever published. Nissen calls for 798 (144 colour) plates. The present set contains two extra colour plates (in vol. III) and eight extra plates, not listed in Nissen (in vols. I, IV, V). Vol. VI with one plate less than Nissen states, but that probably is an error. All copies coming on the market differ in amount of plates. Only 100 copies were bound in publishers half calf, hence full sets rarely occur for sale. This one is in a fine state. Anker, 427; Nissen IVB, 793.(Postage on this item might be more than indicated, please inquire)

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        The imperial palaces of Peking, volume 1,

      P. and Brussels, Van Oest 1926, - 4to, VI-67 -(4) pp., 14 plans (11 folding) and 72 plates, original blue cloth binding, gilt title on spine and upper board. VOLUME ONE ONLY (out of 3). Captions of plates in Chinese, English and French. 4 plates detached but present. Heavy book, extra-postage will be required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi: Being the 26th and 27th Chapters of Saint Matthew's Gospel from the Latin Text

      Waltham St. Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press. 1926. Hardcover. Cream linen boards with gilt titles on spine, bookplate of the art historian Rainforth Armitage Walker who was an expert on both Eric Gill and also Aubrey Beardsley who designed the bookplate, internally clean and bright, illustrated with 6 wood-engravings by Eric Gill. Dust jacket a little darkened on spine and showing light edgewear/rubbing, one small (<1cm) closed tear to top edge of rear panel, jacket now in a protective sleeve. No.167 of an edition of 250 copies. The years between 1924 and 1933, when Robert Gibbings was proprietor, were in many ways the golden age of the Golden Cockerel Press. Under Gibbings the press would collaborate with the best wood engravers then working, such as Eric Ravilious, John Nash, Paul Nash, John Farleigh, Agnes Miller Parker, David Jones, and, of course, Eric Gill. At the time Gibbings was buying the Golden Cockerel Press Gill was moving into the rural isolation of Capel-y-ffin and a period of his life that would produce much of his best work as a sculptor, an engraver and a typographer. Gill would produce the engravings for some of the Golden Cockerel Press&#39; most important works of the period; The Song of Songs (1925), Troilus and Criseyde (1927), The Canterbury Tales (1928), and The Four Gospels of 1931. No other wood-engraver of the period comes near to Gill&#39;s originality and verve, but the explicit eroticism of much of Gill&#39;s work shocked many of his former supporters and drew puzzled reproaches from the Dominicans with whom Gill had been associated since his conversion to catholicism in 1913. The engravings in this work are not on the scale of those in the Four Gospels but Gill&#39;s distinct style is clearly evident illustrating a latin text that Gill undoubtedly knew well., 4to 11" - 13" tall, [6] 15 [5] pp .

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        Nicolas Jenson, Printer of Venice: His Famous Type Designs and Some Comment upon the Printing Types of Earlier Printers [Leaf Book with 2 Original Leaves]

      San Francisco: John Henry Nash 1926, edition limited to 207 copies. () 10pp. Near fine. Folio. Quarter vellum over marbled boards. Brown leather spine label with gilt lettering. Shelfwear to boards and corners. Some foxing throughout. Two original leaves tipped in at front of book, first from Pliny&#39;s Historia Naturalis (1476) in near fine antiquarian condition with some foxing and age toning. The second from Plutarch&#39;s Vitae Parallelae Illustrium Virorum (1478) in fine antiquarian condition with 4 small wormholes to margin, not affecting text. Limited to 207 numbered copies, this being #207. A fine letterpress leaf book on the type of Nicolas Jenson, this being the less common version with two original leaves from Jenson&#39;s press. Jenson was French by birth but studied printing in Mainz, possibly under Johannes Gutenberg, and set up his printing shop in Venice. Jenson is credited with creating the first roman typeface and popularizing Venice as a center of early printing. His type has been praised by William Morris, and Jenson is regarded as one of the finest early printers. The incunable leaves included here are from Jenson&#39;s 1476 printing of Pliny&#39;s Historia Naturalis and his 1478 printing of Plutarch&#39;s Vitae Parallelae Illustrium Virorum. An uncommon copy complete with two leaves. (Disbound and Dispersed 26).

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        Sammelband mit fünf, teils eigenh. annotierten Typoskripten und einem eh. Brief mit U.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1886 bis 1926. - I: Titel und 101 beschriebene auf 103 num. SS. II: Titel und 34 beschr. auf 34 num. SS. III: Titel und 28 beschriebene auf 30 num. SS. IV: 114 einspaltig beschr. SS. auf 114 num. SS. V. 32 SS. I-IV: Folio. V: Gr.-8vo. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Deckel- und Rückentitel. Folio. Sammelband mit drei unveröffentlichten englischen Übersetzungen von Schriften Georg Schweinfurths, einer Übersetzung von Ernst Beyrich und einem Separatum von F. Cope Whitehouse. Aus dem Besitz von Ernest Ayscoghe Floyer (1852-1903), dem Direktor des Ägyptischen Telegraphenbüros in Kairo, mit dessen montiertem Exlibris am vorderen Innendeckel. In dem beigebundenen eh. Brief mit U. von Georg Schweinfurth (dat Kairo, 19. III. 1888; 1 S. auf Doppelblatt) berichtet Schweinfurth Floyer von einer italienischen Übersetzung seiner Arbeiten; zwei der hier vorliegenden Übersetzungen (I und II) stammen von Schweinfurth selbst, wenngleich in deren Titel nur vermerkt ist "translated for Mr. Floyer", eine Übersetzung (hier im Manuskript vorliegend) stammt von A. Dagefoerde, ein Manuskript (im Matrizenabzug) ist von Schweinfurth an einigen Stellen annotiert, einmal auch mit einer kleinen Handskizze versehen. - I. Georg Schweinfurth: The Unknown Land of Egypt. Ms. Typoskript. O. D. Mit zwei zwischengebundenen Holzschnitten nach Georg Schweinfurth, einer unsignierten Bleistiftzeichnung, zwei lithographierten Karten, einem Matrizenabzug und einem eh. Brief mit U. von Georg Schweinfurth. - II: Ders.: Ancient Remains of Buildings and Hieroglyphical Inscriptions in the Wadi Gasus. Ms. Typoskript. 1885 und 1888 (Übers.). Mit zwei zwischengebundenen hs. Illustrationen und einer mehrf. gef. Tafel. - III: E. Beyrich: On Geognostical Observations. Übers. von A. Dagefoerde. Hs. Manuskript. 1882 und 1888 (Übers.). Mit zwei lithogr. Karten. - IV: Georg Schweinfurth: Journey in the Depression of the Fayum January 1886. Letter To Paul Ascherson. Einspaltiger Matrizenabzug mit kleinen eh. Annotationen. 1886. A. d. Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin. 1886. Nr. 2. Mit 1 lith. Karte. - V: F. Cope Whitehouse: Lake Morris: From Recent Explorations in The Moers Basin and the Wadi Fadhi. Separatum a. d. Journal of the American Geographical Society. Vol. XIV. O. D. Mit 1 lithogr. Karte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Luigi of Catanzaro

      London: Privately printed by E. Archer,, 1926. Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in black. Wrappers rubbed, tanned, and spotted. Title leaf unopened. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. One of 100 copies privately printed and signed by the author on the limitation leaf. This story was also intended for inclusion in The Doomington Wanderer in 1934, but was suppressed before publication, though there exists at least one proof copy that includes it. Many of Golding&#39;s books have themes of Jewish identity and integration, and this story is no exception, centred around a heavenly debate over the canonisation of a saint who turns out to have Jewish ancestry. Though this item is listed in the mystery bibliography Queen&#39;s Quorum, it is not in fact a mystery story, and its inclusion in that volume is inexplicable. Rare.

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        Uniforms of the American, British, French & German Armies in the American Revolution 1775-1783.

      New York Historical Society, 1926. - #3 of 500 copies. 289p. 50 tipped in color plates. Oversize. Blue & Tan cloth. Near Fine copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ID QUOD VISUM PLACET. A Practical Test of the Beautiful

      Waltham St. Lawrence: Privately printed for the Author by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, 17 September, 1926. SCARCE LIMITED EDITION of only 150 copies hand-numbered and signed by Eric Gill at Capel-Y-Ffin, this copy being number 18. With a wood engraved title and two fine copper-engraved plates by the author, Eric Gill. 8vo, printer&#39;s original buff boards backed in buckram, upper board with paper lettering label printed in black, edges untrimmed. [vi], 20pp. Internally quite fine, and a well preserved copy with light mellowing to the paper and the spine. A very presentable and quite handsome copy. QUITE SCARCE, ONE OF ONLY 150 COPIES PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR AND SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY HIM. The title of Gill&#39;s essay is the definition of beauty as given by St. Thomas Aquinas, "that which pleases by being seen". Gill writes in the form of a philosphical argument, also much in the style of Aquinas. It was written while in Wales, when Gill was a member of the Order of St. Dominic.

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        The Glory of New York

      William Edwin Rudge, 1926. Limited Edition: 27 of 350.. Oversized Hardback.. Wear to corners, small wear spot to spine and back board else very good condition./No dust jacket. . Color Illustrations. Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted.& A very nice copy.& Signed by author: Elizabeth Pennell. * * * Selling books of merit since 1988. * * * Prompt, Professional Service. Satisfaction Guaranteed. * * *

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        IN OUR TIME: Stories

      London:: Jonathan Cape. (1926). First British edition, and the first of his books to be published in Britain. Originally published in 1924 in Paris by Three Mountains Press in an edition of only 170 copies, then revised and enlarged for the 1925 Boni & Liveright edition. Purportedly the same contents as the 1925 Boni & Liveright edition, though Grissom notes variations in 136 readings between the two editions, of which 44 are "substansive" -- which may be explained by the fact that Boni refused to sell Cape sheets, so Cape printed the sheets for the book themselves. In the first-issue binding of gilt-lettered green cloth measuring 195mm tall, versus the second-issue in blue cloth and 198.5mm tall [Grissom A.3.2.a]. The book is about fine with only faint offsets near hinges on endpapers; in about very good dust jacket with tiny chips on corners, spine ends chipped 3 or 4 mm, and spine darkened a bit. Still, a very nice copy in first-issue cloth and in the scarce jacket.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Topper: An Improbable Adventure (First Edition)

      New York: Robert M McBride, 1926. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the classic 1937 screwball comedy, written for the screen by Eric Hatch (among others) and starring Cary Grant and Constance Bennett. & & Fine in a Very Good plus, unrestored example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket is bright, with a few short closed tears and some shallow creasing at the spine ends.

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        The Cubical City

      Putnam's NY: Putnam&#39;s. 1926. The first and only novel by this writer who was part of the American expatriate community in Paris in the 1920s, and wrote a column for The New Yorker called "Letter from Paris" for nearly five decades. She was influential in bringing a number of contemporary artists to the attention of American readers, including Picasso, Matisse, Cocteau, and Andre Gide, among others. Front hinge starting; light corner tap, a bit of faint mottling to boards; near fine in a near fine, spine-tanned dust jacket with light rubbing to the folds and a tear at the upper front spine fold. In a custom clamshell case. A very scarce book in any dust jacket, let alone one in such condition, by one of the most prominent American women writers of the Lost Generation, a groundbreaking figure in both her literary and her personal life. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED (ALS) to his son James about football, Warm Springs, and building a dam

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

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Siam 1926

      Bangkok, Bangkok Times Press Limited, 1926. - 1 volume in-8, 414 pp., hard covers, half-leather binding, with many illustrations and maps, very good condition. This book is a collection of pamphlets prepared at the request of the Siamese Government by experts in each Department. Quite scarce. Here are the titles of pamphlets: Siam Guide Book - to the Chief Monuments of Bangkok, Bang Pa-In, Ayudhya and Lopburi with an Introduction on Siamese History and Religion - Siam Natural Features - Siam Resources - Siam Aquatic Resources and Fisheries - Siam Irrigation - Rice Industry of Siam - Siam Lac cultivation - Siam Forests - Mining in Siam - Siam Public Health - Education in Siam - Aviation of Siam - Government of Siam - Siamese Theatre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Theodore Roosevelt: National Edition [complete in 20 volumes]

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1926. Complete set of the &#39;National Edition&#39; of the works of Teddy Roosevelt, our most literary President; twenty volumes in all. Published in 1926, the set includes his hunting/outdoors/adventure books; histories; essays political, moral & literary; letters to his children; and autobiography. Most volumes include new introductions by friends, colleagues and other notables. Each volume bound in full green cloth, paper spine label printed in two colors, top edge gilt. All have their original jackets. Light general wear to books, jackets show some edgewear, a few with staining/creasing to the spine, chips/missing patches at head of spine to a couple of volumes. Texts clean. Scarce complete, let alone in the jackets.. Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 5½" by 8".

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      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1926. First Edition per McBride&#39;s Guide. Hardcover; in an archival Brodart mylar cover. Near Fine+; slightly cocked w/ wee soiling to spine./Facsimile dj. Dark green cloth boards w/ gilt lettering. SIGNED & warmly inscribed by author on ffep (w/ wonderful hand writing). Also, author added date (1927) & "Pasadena." Bookplate of addressee under dj flap on front pastedown.

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        Visita al Campo di Centocelle di S.E. il Comandante il Corpo d'Armata di Roma. 14.6.1926

      Subject: (Aeronautica - Fotografia). (Roma, 1926) 8vo album cop. cartonata, nastro in seta, pp. 6 con altrettante belle foto all'albumina di cm. 17 x 23, 5. Altra bellissima foto ? applicata al piatto anteriore (cinque biplani in volo). Rara ed interessante documentazione dei primordi della nostra aeronautica.

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        The Fifteenth (Scottish) Division 1914-1919

      Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons,, 1926. Quarto. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine and upper board, divisional flash in colours to the upper board. Frontispiece and 8 other plates, 16 folding maps in an end-pocket. A little rubbed, spine variably sunned and the lettering oxidized, light toning, foxing to the fore-edge with minor encroachment into the margins, a very good copy. First edition. This copy with a 1-page autograph note, signed from Buchan on his Elsfield Manor stationery; "Jan: 2: 33, Dear Sir, I have your letter of Dec. 29: I happen to have several spare copies of &#39;History of the 15th Division&#39; and I am happy to send you one, yours John Buchan;" additionally signed "from John Buchan, Jan: 2: 33" on the front free endpaper. Buchan&#39;s involvement was as a "labour of love in memory of his gallant brother Alastair, who fell in action at Arras, 1917, while serving with the Division in the 6/7th Royal Scots Fusiliers" (Note). Falls remarked that "it is remarkable how fine" this record is, the Division "had a splendid name, from the day of its first attack at Loos to the end. It has got the clear, well-written, and well-mapped history which it deserved.

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        Häuser in Thalwil. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1926 - 1926. Bildgrösse 46x57 cm. Rückseitig signiert. Gerahmt 54x64 cm. Rückseitig mit hs. Vermerk Müllers: "à mon cher ami Friedrich Morf. 1930. H. Müller". Auf Keilrahmen H. Müller 1926.

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      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1926. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth a little faded at the tips, but a very good copy of a notoriously poorly-made book in the somewhat tanned dust jacket foxed on the verso with a number of small chips and a tear at one fold. First edition, first impression of Green&#39;s elusive first book.

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        Le Spleen de Paris;

      Editions de l'Intermediaire du Bibliophile Paris 1926 - 10 etched plates in 4 states; 220 pages, 260 x 210mm; full blue morocco, gilt dentelles; original wrappers bound in; tirage de tete, no. 17 of 25 copies on Imperial japon; the extra 3 suites comprise coloured, uncoloured with remarques, and sanguine with remarques; the 4 plates of each design are bound together in their repective places throughout the book (with PICTURE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Television: Seeing by Wireless

      London: W. S. Caines for Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1926. First Edition of the first book in English on television. Dinsdale discusses the technical challenges faced by early experimenters (Jan van Szczepanik, Boris Rosing, Denoys von Kihaly and others), but focuses primarily on the work of the Scottish engineer John Logie Baird (1888-1946), the first person to produce televised pictures of objects in motion. In February 1924 Baird produced the first television image in outline, and in April 1925 he transmitted the first pictures between two televisions. By the following October Baird had succeeded in transmitting images with gradations of light and shade, and on January 27, 1926, he successfully transmitted recognizable human faces between two rooms by television. Of Baird&#146;s early experiments, Dinsdale writes: &#147;Baird&#146;s weird apparatus&#151;old bicycle sprockets, biscuit tins, cardboard discs and bullseye lenses, all tied together with sealing wax and string&#151;failed to impress those who were accustomed to the shining brass and exquisite mechanism of the instrument maker. The importance of the demonstration was, however, realized by the scientific world . . .&#148; (p. 49). Although he did not succeed in producing a viable system of television, Baird paved the way for future technical developments. Television reached a state of technical feasibility in 1931, and the first high-definition broadcasting system was launched in London in 1936 by the BBC. The plates include a view of the very first television picture.<br/><br/>& & The Richard Green copy, with a tape repair on the back panel of the dust-jacket and some minor rubbing, sold at Christies&#146; on June 17, 2008 for $16,250.00. <br/><br/>& & Shiers, Early Television: A Bibliographic Guide to 1940, p. 841.& 8vo (184 x 125 mm), pp 62, including portrait of Baird and 11 further full-page plates, original printed paper boards, pictorial dust-jacket (upper capital with a small professional repair, hardly visible), custom cloth clamsell box, a fine copy.

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        Television [Seeing by Wireless]

      London, Sir Isaac Pitman, 1926, first edition, pp.62. Original card covers with the scarce dust jacket. The jacket is a little dusty with 2 small splash marks and a minute hole to the rear panel, a one inch repaired tear to the bottom of the front panel (nothing missing) and a little rubbing to the top edge. This is still a very good copy of a fragile item with the contents clean and tight.

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        The British Gazette. No. 1&#150;8

      His Majesty&#39;s Stationery Office, London,, 1926. 8 issues. Folio. Folded as issued. Some folds with wear but overall very good. First editions. Churchill edited The British Gazette during the 1926 General Strike. The paper ran for 8 issues between 5&#150;13 May excluding Sunday 9 and was printed at The Daily Telegraph building. Although no features or articles are signed by Churchill, at least one can confidently be ascribed to him.

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      Paris, l&#39; Artisan du Livre, 1926 . : Chahine, Edgar. Relié, demi - veau, dos à nerfs (3) dorés, plats de papier marbré, 14,5x19cm, couverture originale, 382pp., 1 pointe sèche originale. Avec un preface de Paul Tuffrau.Un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon impérial avec 2 épreuves de la pointe sèche de E. Chanine dont une signée à la main de l&#39; artiste. Excéllent état.

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        Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec 1864-1901 Peintre Dessins - Estampes - Affiches by Maurice Joyant

      Floury 1926-1927, Paris - 308 [1], 282 [1] pages. 26 x 22 cm. Deluxe edition: one of 121 of 175 & 131 of 200 on Japanese vellum with the four extra drypoint etchings. Volume 2 without the four original lithographs. 106 collotype and lithographed plates in two states, save for color pochoir plates monogramed or signed, including 21 in color and six hors-texte original drypoiint etchings, each in two states. [black and bistre]. Joyant, an intimate of the artist, wrote and worked extensively after Toulouse-Lautrec's death to enhance his memory, staging retrospectives, and aided in the creation of the Museum in his name. MONOD 1075. Raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, slight nicks to spine heads, original wrappers bound-in, marbled endpapers, Vol 2 back cover rehinged. Three quarter brown morocco and marbled boards. Teg. Very good. 2 vols [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L&#146;AGE D&#146;OR

      Paris: Les Editions de la Roseraie, 1926. First Edition and one of only 38 copies on Hollande Van Gelder paper, signed by both Hesse and Vertés and numbered. This copy with an original at the front signed by Vertés, 11 original lithographs in colours, 1 suite of 11 lithographs in black, 4 plates showing 4 states of one plate and 2 plates showing 2 states of one plate. 4to, finely bound in full red crushed goatskin and signed G. Cretté, the spine lettered in gilt, the inner covers of red goatskin, with a gilt fillet line enclosing a panel of moire silk, the free-fly of moire silk on paper, two free pages of finely marbled paper in French design. A subtle and exquisite binding by one of the reknown binders of France. The original wrappers and spine panel are preserved and bound handsomely into the binding. Protected by a luxurious slipcase of finely marbled paper gilt over boards, the tips and edges all covered in the same red goatskin as the binding. (6), 86 pp., + lithographs and original. A very fine copy, the spine lightly mellowed FIRST EDITION AND ONE OF ONLY 38 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED BY VERTÉS AT THE FRONT OF THE VOLUME. TWO STATES OF THE PLATES AND ADDITIONAL STATES OF TWO PLATES. RARE THUS.

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      Paris H. Floury 1926. 20x26.5 cm., 309 pp., édition avec portrait de Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec en frontispice en n/b par E. Vuillard, 9 réproductions en couleurs, une pointe sèche originale et des illustrations en couleurs et en n/b hors-texte et dans le texte, relié demi-maroquin havane à coins, signée par Laurent Peeters - Anvers. Filet doré cernant les plats de pap., dos à 5 nerfs et finnement fleuronnés dorés (décor floral), tête dorée, couverture imprimée d&#39;éditeur. Tirage limité.

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        L&#39;orage dans le steppe. Roman de moeurs siberiennes

      Pekin: Imprimerie de la Politique de Pekin,, 1926. first edition; narrow quarto, [iv], 144 pp., leaves doubled Chinese style; later quarter cloth, the retained paper covers browned and have darkened the adjoining blanks but not the text, a very good copy; a novel of the Counter-Revolution in Siberia, probably with some ulterior motive, the author was an associate of Baron Leon Viktorovich de Hoyer a.k.a. intrigue personified . Photos available upon request.

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        Lettres Espagnoles by Jacques De Lacretelle

      Paris: Societe D&#39;Edition "Le Livre, 1926. First edition. Paperback. Orig. lettered tan wrappers. Near fine in chipped original glassine overwrapper lacking small portions at head and foot of backstrip./No Dust Jacket. 181 pages. 24 1/2 x 16 cm. Eleven black and white etchings by Laurencin. Limited edition, copy 107 of 275. Partly unopened. Though she participated in the feverish discussions which gave rise to Cubism, she was the mistress of Apollinaire, who anointed her Cubist amongst others, her art never truly wore that mantle. Some early painting perhaps, but she chose figurative representation in the thirty works she decorated and illustrated in her mature period. Clean, fresh and bright copy; slight fade to backstrip.

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        The Torrents of Spring

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons,, 1926. A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to upper board and spine in red. With the dust jacket. One corner bumped but a very good copy in the tanned and lightly marked dust jacket with some minor loss at the ends of the spine panel. First edition, first printing.

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        Torrents of Spring, The

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine+. First Printing. 8vo: [8],143,[1]pp.Publisher&#39;s finely woven midnight-green cloth (appearing almost black)f, spine and upper cover lettered in scarlet, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Better than Near Fine (slight lean, fronrtend papers toned, several marginal stains to text) copy of Hemingway&#39;s first novel and second book to be published in America, one of only 1250 copies printed. Provenance: circular blindstamp of Ray McRae to front fly leaf, small bookseller&#39;s ticket of Brentano&#39;s, Paris, to lower paste down. Hanneman A4.A.& & The author&#39;s first novel, published by Scribner&#39;s after Boni and Liveright rejected it. In this slim volume, Hemingway parodied Sherwood Anderson&#39;s Dark Laughter (1925), and because Anderson was under contract with Boni and Liveright, that publisher chose not to publish the parody. According to the Literary Encyclopedia, The Torrents of Spring was on one level a declaration of literary independence (Anderson had served as something of a mentor to Hemingway), but many scholars also suspect Hemingway wrote the parody to escape from his three-book contract with Boni and Liveright. If that was the case, the plan worked, and Scribner&#39;s became Hemingway&#39;s publisher for the rest of his life. Still, some reviewers saw the book as a detour in Hemingway&#39;s own career, because Torrents of Spring had little in common with the excellent short stories he had published in his first U.S. book, In Our Time. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Torrents of Spring

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1926 First edition, first printing of the author&#39;s first novel. One of 1250 copies. Original publisher&#39;s cloth. A near fine copy with minor wear at the spine tips, spine lettering a bit dimmed, else fine. A nice, bright and clean copy. Much nicer than usual.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company , ca. 1926-1943. 6 volumes. Early issues of THE WAR YEARS and in the matching format of THE PRAIRIE YEARS. With 426 half-tones of photographs, and 244 cuts of cartoons, letters and documents, and with over 100 maps, additional photographs, and facsimiles. Large 8vo, beautifully bound in three-quarter red crushed morocco for Charles E. Lauriat, the spines righly gilt with raised bands gilt tooled, separating the compartments, which are lettered in two panels and decorated in the remaing four with gilt ornamental devices at the centers, sides with gilt lines bordering the morocco, t.e.g. xvi, 480; vi, 482 including index; xxxi, 660; xi, 655; xiii, 673; xii, 515 + index A very fine, pleasing and handsome set, the bindings very attractive with very little indication of use, internally uncommonly fresh with no foxing whatsoever. AN EXTREMELY PLEASING AND FINELY BOUND SET OF THIS CLASSIC WORK, STILL THE BEST AND MOST DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT AMERICAN PRESIDENT. Carl Sandburg was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his Complete Poems (1950), and then again for his Abraham Lincoln: The War Years (1939). The Prairie Years&#146; covers Lincoln&#146;s life from his birth to his first inauguration. Originally printed in two volumes, the author himself has this to say about this edition, &#147;I first planned this book for one large volume. When completed, however, it was necessary for initial publication to issue it in two... It is [here] made available to a large part of the public I had in mind all the time.&#148; The War Years covers the Civil War period until Lincoln&#146;s death by assassination shortly after war&#146;s end. In a real sense, this is the definitive biography of Lincoln, illustrated with photographs and reproductions of paintings, drawings and sketches. Carl Sandburg felt a close tie to Abraham Lincoln because of similar childhood experiences. Sandburg&#146;s and Lincoln&#146;s youths had not been easy. Their understanding of the common man was mutual. Each in his own lifetime would think of himself as a common man, a struggler from among ordinary people, according to one historian. Sandburg put it this way: &#147;There&#146;s a certain level of human existence below which one must sometime have lived if one is to really know the ways of the masses.&#148; Reviewers from all over the world called Sandburg&#146;s book a classic. Sandburg, with a reputation as a labor advocate, gained favor with Republicans. After the first two volumes were published, William Randolph Hearst offered Sandburg a job with substantial pay and the Republican Party invited him to be the main speaker at the Lincoln Dinner. When Sandburg died in 1967, it was said of him what he had once said of Lincoln: &#147;Now he belongs to the ages.&#148;..Franchere

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        Zurück zu Methusalem

      Bln., S. Fischer (1926).. 8.-10. Aufl. 8°. 429 S., 1 Bl. OLn. Mit eh. Widmung des Verfassers a. d. Vortit., dat. [19]24.

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