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        Simplicissimus. Begründet von Albert Langen und Th. Th. Heine. XXXI. Jahrgang. 2 Bände. April 1926 - März 1927

      München, 1926 - 1927.. Mit vielen teils farbigen Abbildungen. VI, 1 Bl., 348 S.; VI, 1 Bl., SS. 349-708. Illustr. OLwd. mit farbiger Deckelillustration (Bulldogge) von Th. Th. Heine. Folio. Die Münchner satirische Zeitschrift hatte nach ihrer unrühmlichen Parteinahme im Ersten Weltkrieg und durch den veränderten Geschmack des Publikums in den 1920er Jahren mit niedrigeren Auflagen zu kämpfen. - Gering berieben, sonst sehr gute Exemplare!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Zane Grey Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand First Edition

      Harper & Brothers, 1926. First. Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Fair. Grey, Zane. Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand First Edition First Printing. Harper & Brothers, 1926. A fantastic book about fishing and adventure in New Zealand by the great Zane Grey. Hardcover. Includes very scarce original dust jacket. Book is square and tightly bound. Light damage on front decorated end page where previous owner writing was removed. Jacket is faded slightly. Edge wear and paper loss throughout. Good/Fair.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Ulysses [published in Two Worlds Monthly, ed. Samuel Roth]

      New York: Two Worlds Publishing Company, [July 1926–September, 1927]. 11 volumes, octavo. Original white and beige wrappers printed in red and black. Volume II number 4 with the original wrap-around band. A fine set. Unauthorized printing of 13 bowdlerized episodes from Ulysses by the New York publisher Samuel Roth (1893–1974). The set was originally released as 11 individual instalments containing 13 episodes. It was later published as two bound volumes containing 14 episodes including the final instalment (Vol. III, no. 4) that was never released separately and so is not included here. The publisher Samuel Roth was known for publishing sexually explicit literature and other underground material, including a pirated edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover. His pirating of Ulysses "resulted in considerable public indignation and provoked the 'International Protest' signed by 167 artists and writers and printed in transition I" (Slocum & Cahoon p. 100). Joyce was able to obtain an injunction against Roth, but not until after Two Worlds Monthly had already ceased publication. A fine set, exceptionally scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ulysses

      Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1926. Eighth printing, in which the type was entirely reset in order to address typographical errors found in earlier printings. As noted by Slocum and Cahoon, it incorporated into the text most of the changes indicated on the "Additional corrections" page that had been added to the fourth, fifth, and sixth printings. In all, the text was expanded to 735 pages. This is essentially a second edition; the reset plates were used through the eleventh printing. Joyce's publisher, Sylvia Beach, hired a proofreader from the Daily Mail to comb through the text before it was reset, but Joyce was disappointed with the result. Proofreading Joyce's work was certainly a daunting task, and typos continued to be a problem throughout the book's history of publication. There is much debate over which version of the book is most authoritative and whether certain changes made were actually corrections or well-intentioned corruptions of the text. In blue wrappers with the title and author in white. Some chipping to corners of spine and to fore-edges of wrappers, spine edges slightly rubbed, and a few very short closed tears, else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Le Radjah de Mazulipatam

      Paris: Mornay. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. LIMITED EDITION, one of only 468 numbered copies on Holland van Gelder (out of a total edition of 500 copies), with 14 full-page color pochoir plates and 54 color pochoir vignettes by Brunelleschi. One of the most highly regarded books illustrated by Brunelleschi. (Paris): Mornay, 1926. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers; glassine. A beautiful, fine copy. $1900.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Wenham Lake Shooting Record and the Farm Bag 1897 to 1925

      N. P., Privately Printed, 1926. . One of 100 copies. Presentation signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's original maroon cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Tess of the D'Urbervilles A Pure Woman

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1926. 1/4 vellum Limited Edition Near Fine A Near Fine Signed Limited Edition copy. One of 325 copied printed on large paper in 1926 and signed by Thomas Hardy. With forty-one wood engravings by Vivien Gribble. Large Octavo (8 x 11 1/2 inches). Marbled boards with gilt lettered vellum spine. Light soiling to spine, corners lightly bumped, otherwise a very nice copy of the beloved Hardy classic. Printed on fine Original Turkey Mill Kent watermarked decked sheets. Pp. v-xiii, 1-507 [508]. Includes Hardy's Explanatory Notes to the First Edition (dated 1891) and Preface to the Fifth and Later Editions, (dated 1892, 1895, and 1912). Also includes folded Map of Wessex of the Novels and the Poems by Emery Walker, printed in red and black (31.15 x 27.68 cm). Catalog Artemis

      [Bookseller: Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books, ABAA]
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        "Yellowstone Kelly"; The Memoirs of Luther S. Kelly

      New Haven: Yale University Press. 1926. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. SIGNED first edition, 1926. Cloth hardcover with gilt-title on spine, illustrated (including a fold-out map), 268 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good+ copy, endpapers with light soiling or discoloration, minor bumping or rubbing to the tips of the covers. Our copy is housed in protective mylar. With a signed typed letter pasted onto the first blank and with a signed 8-line poem pasted onto the front flyleaf. Nice, uncommon signed item.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Yankee Whaler

      Bos. & NY., 1926. 4to. (xvi,) 379 pp. Color and b/w plates, ills. This is #52 of 156 copies, numbered and signed, and with an original pen and ink sketch by Ashley. Profusely illustrated, partially in color. ?Probably the best pictorial record of American whaling which can be published.? - Hohman. Ashley went on a whaling voyage himself, aboard the Sunbeam, of New Bedford, and this volume includes an account of the voyage. Ashley was a friend of N. C. Wyeth, and a member of Howard Pyle?s Brandywine school. Forster 160. Scarce in this edition, and a very nice copy. Bound in original quarter calf, blue boards, pictorial endpapers. Just a touch of sunning to spine ends, else a fine, bright copy in all respects, in worn illustrated slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Le Malheureux Petit Voyage by Gabriel Soulages

      Paris: L'Estampe Moderne, 1926. Paperback. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Fine in patterned chemise portfolio, spine worn and evenly faded to brown. In matching, edgeworn slipcase./No Dust Jacket. Brunelleschi, Umberto. 208 pages. 22 x 17 Twenty-six pochoir plates, including fifteen color engravings. Limited edition, copy 135 of 435 copies on Velin Arches. Brunelleschi's polite, décolleté nudity, romantic rather than hard core, paints a style popular in its day.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Victorian Photographs of Famous Men & Fair Women

      London: The Hogarth Press, , 1926. With Introductions by Virginia Woolf & Roger Fry. Quarto. Original japon backed pink boards, pink endpapers, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 24 plates from photographs by the author. Bookplate. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Boards a little rubbed and darkened at the edges, some small spots to the binding, top corner bumped, free endpapers browned. A very good copy in the remains of the dust jacket, lacking the spine panel, tanned, chipped, and split with residue from old tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 450 numbered copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

      London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.,, 1926. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and border to spine and upper board in red. Ends and corners rubbed, spine slightly rolled and faintly faded, light spotting to early leaves. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author Rafael Sabatini to the playwright Charlton Mann on the front free endpaper, "Charlton Mann, from Rafael Sabatini with all kind thoughts, this isn't a bad one of its kind, R.S.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE LAND OF MIST

      New York: George H. Doran Company. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1926. First American Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth cover is worn through at bottom edge and cap, with some wear through on top edge. Light mildew damage to the upper corner of front and back covers. No mildew present, but the cloth is lightly damaged in those corners. From Has light wear to corners and caps. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean and in very good condition. Dust jacket has publisher's price of $2.00. DJ is tattered and chipped at edges and is protected by a clear Brodart cover. .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        THE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN The Text Based On Collation Of The Early Editions In Five Volumes Sense And Sensibility Pride And Prejudice Mansfield Park Emma Northanger Abbey And Persuasion

      Clarendon Press Oxford University Press, 1926.. 2nd edn. 5 vols: Sense And Sensibility; Pride And Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Northanger Abbey And Persuasion. 8vo. Original uniform gilt lettered red cloth (head and tails of spines a little rubbed and bumped and spines of vols IIII & IV faded - otherwise a VG set) . Pp. xiv + 429 [&] xiii + 415 [&] xii + 567 [&] xi + 521[&] xiii + 252 + 310, illus with b&w plates (no inscriptions). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        Mary at Muskoka

      1926. () Fine. 14 X 12.75 CM (5.5 X 5 inches) original coloured woodcut on paper, 29 / 100. In 2.5 CM (1 inch) brushed silver metal conservation frame with slight wear. Off white acid free matting. In extremely good condition, with no fading or acid burn. Crisp, Clean and especially rich colours. Frame measures 35.5 X 33 CM (14 X 13 inches). Metal wire hanger across back. With a pencil notation of the title and edition number below the image to the left, across from this, to the bottom right of the image is Phillips' signature (also in pencil. Boulet MBL87. A beautiful woodcut by the famous Canadian artist depicting a shirtless young girl. The girl holds her arm to one side and looks sideways toward the water. Behind her is deep blue water and a rich green tree bushy with needles. The excellent quality of framing and pristine condition makes this print especially desirable. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program. Its Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Drifting Cowboy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1926, 1st Edition. () xii, 241pp. Very good. Large Octavo. Brown cloth binding with darkened gilt lettering on spine. Light brown paper covered boards with brown text and cowboy illustration on front cover. Boards are lightly rubbed and worn with a small amount of darkening to top of front board. Front board is lightly bowed. 3" X 3" light stain on title page and the page opposite it. Clean, tight text block with several B / W illustrations done by the author throughout. Affixed to the front pastedown using glue is a 6" X 6.25" original illustration signed and inscribed by Will James. The drawing is slightly wrinkled by the glue with some darker marks visible beneath. The previous owners signature is to the top right of the drawing. The front free endpaper has a slightly darker mark opposite to where the drawing is and also has the previous owners signature in black ink. A lovely copy. Contains, pasted in, an ORIGINAL drawing by Will James depicting a cowboy riding a horse done in black ink (to the bottom right of the drawing is written Will James, 111-26'). To the top left of the drawing it is inscribed "To Frank G. Morris, Sincerely- Willl James 111-26'". A true first edition as signified by the Scribners seal on the copyright page. Will James was a cowboy, cattle rustler, beloved author and artist of the American West. Illustrations by Will James. Signed and inscribed by Will James..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Collection of 20 Original Photographs

      This American writer penned many novels in the teens and '20s such as the controversial "Nigger Heaven" (1926) before turning to photography known for portraits of the countless celebrities with whom he circulated; he was closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance; a long-time close friend of Gertrude Stein, she named him her literary executor. Collection of 20 original photographic prints by Van Vechten, all bearing Autograph Notes Signed or identifying marks by Van Vechten on verso. All but one measure 3½" X 5½". Overall fine to near fine. Sixteen prints bear his usual "Photograph by / Carl Van Vechten" blind-embossed stamp near bottom of image; among those depicted are Pearl Baker, Samuel Barber, Leo Coleman, W.E.B. DuBois, George Gershwin, John Gielgud, Sidney Lumet, Norman Mailer, Willard Motley, Gertrude Stein, Van Vechten (photograph of bust), Thomas Wolfe, Alexander Woollcot, one unidentified female (likely actress), one unidentified black male (likely author) and one unidentified black dancer. Four prints do not bear Van Vechten's blind-embossed stamp but were likely printed by him, and all are matte finish sepia-tone: The first a 4" X 6½" print identified by him as "Carl Van Vechten painting by Martha S. Baker 1906 Collection of Carl Van Vechten," the second a 3¼" X 5¼" print of a youthful photograph of Van Vechten, the third a 3¼" X 5¼" print of a painting identified by him as "Rendez-vous de chats poster by C. Monet" and the fourth a 3¼" X 5¼" print of a photograph identified by him as "Mary Garden as Chrysis in Aphrodite Paris -- 1906 Collection of Carl Van Vechten." Eight of these 20 postcard images bear Autograph Notes Signed from Van Vechten, and were mailed between 2 July 1947 and 5 October 1948 to his friend Edward VII Darnell, a young American G.I. whom Van Vechten befriended and corresponded with heavily for several years; Van Vechten called him "VII" or "Seven" because he claimed to have so many friends named Edward he had to number them; he arranged for Darnell to meet Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas in Paris, among others. All are signed "Carlo," the nickname he used among friends, and are friendly, chatty notes about social events. On those photographs not stamped and mailed Van Vechten identifies the subject on the verso. Collection also includes a mimeographed handbill, 1p, 8½" X 11", New York, NY, 1947 May 22. Near fine. Mimeograph of a typed announcement of The Poetry Center's "Gertrude Stein Memorial Program" featuring Van Vechten as master of ceremonies and various Stein readings, including her last play "Yes Is for a Very Young Man." With original transmittal envelope from Van Vechten sending same to Edward Darnell. Lastly, this archive is accompanied by two black and white photographs of Edward Darnell -- one a 3" X 5" snapshot showing him as a young man in the 1930s, the other a 4½" X 7" candid smiling pose of him in uniform, seated with book in lap.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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        Nigger Heaven

      London: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1926. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth slightly faded along the edges. A beautiful, clean, and fresh copy in the dust jacket. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the same year. Van Vechten's novel of the Harlem renaissance has faced criticism for its title, but the author was in fact a supporter of African American equality and a friend of many Harlem Renaissance intellectuals. The text itself explores the issue of racism through the story of a young couple whose love is thwarted by contemporary social attitudes. A stunning copy, rare found in such nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        WHITHER BOUND?

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1926.. vii,34pp. Large octavo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Gilt morocco bookplate of Hannah D. Rabinowitz, light offset to endsheet gutters, as usual, otherwise a fine copy, in quite substantially chipped printed dust jacket. Half morocco slipcase and chemise. 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. Inscribed by Roosevelt on the occasion of publication (and within a month of the delivery of the lecture): "For my son Elliott Roosevelt [/] This copy of his Dad's [/] first book [/] Franklin D. Roosevelt [/] June 1926," and signed again by him on the title-page. Elliott (1910-1990) was the fourth of six Roosevelt children, and was acknowledged as Eleanor's favorite among them. His future career included military service, involvement in aircraft procurement (including a difficult issue involving his association with Hughes Aircraft), and roles as author, rancher, radio station owner and Mayor of Miami Beach. 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. Laid in is a small clipping from the NYTBR about Elliott's sale of books from the Hyde Park library to Rosenbach, mentioning this book in particular. A highly desirable copy with a very personal association.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Les Amours

      Paris; [1926]: L'Editions D'Art A unique set of this work in three volumes 281, 205, and 264pp. with preface by Albert Pauphilet. Each volume illustrated by Georges Pavis (1886-1951), French painter, illustrator and humorist containing his charming and erotically light-hearted illustrations to Ronsard's love poems originally published in 1584. A limited edition of 1600 copies on Rives paper in special set containing 30 original illustrations in rich watercolor and 30 matching original preliminary pencil sketches of nudes, lovers, seductions and other whimsical erotic endeavors bound in at the rear. Each pencil drawing is presented on various lined or unlined papers. This set was originally issued without illustrations. These illustrations were added by Pavis as a personal undertaking to enhance this unique collection. All finely bound in light brown grained morocco decorated with branches and line flourishes in gilt, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, floral endpapers, top edge gilt with original wrappers bound in at rear by Rene Kieffer's bookbindery and publisher with his mounted ticket. An extraordinary set.. Limited Edition. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Original Manuscript "Homes for the Working Man" + Facsimile of A Message to Garcia

      Contained in a leather folder. Worn, especially at spine. One flap is partly torn. 1. A Message to Garcia. Ltd., #198 of 495, Signed by Elbert Hubbard II East Aurora: Roycroft, 1926. A reproduction of the original manuscript, single sheets printed on Imperial Japan Vellum, 30 x 23 cm. 2. Typewritten original sheets from Elbert Hubbard. Certified by Elbert Hubbard II as to authenticity. Corrected in longhand pencil by Elbert Hubbard. Manuscript sheet are from Homes for Working Men. 6 pages. 22 x 14 cm. In a folder entitled Original Manuscript of Elbert Hubbard. No record of this title. Possibly a "preachment"/advertising brochure for Charles Maines, homebuilder in Flint, Michigan, since his name is mentioned as being a genius in house construction. Certificate of authenticity is 21.5 x 14 cm, mounted on card 30 x 23 cm. With a cancelled cheque stapled to certificate signed in pen by Elbert Hubbard, dated Nov. 5, 1900. 3. A Message to Garcia. East Aurora: The House of Hubbard: (Elbert Hubbard II), (1952). 15 x 9 cm. 16 p. Card covers. 4. Dirlam, H. Kenneth. The Story of "A Message to Garcia". Mansfield: author, 1960. 26 x 18 cm. 22 p. With fold-out broadside of Dirlam's article on "The Philistine" from the Buffalo Evening News 1945 in pocket in back. Illustrated. With author's business card stapled to title-page, and typed letter signed by Elbert Hubbard II thanking the owner for sending him a clipping of Dirlam's forthcoming book on Hubbard. 5. The Boy A Potentiality. (printed with) A Hundred-Point Man. 1 sheet with four panels folding out. 17 x 10 cm. printed by the House of Hubbard (Elbert Hubbard II). c. 1955? 6. The Elbert Hubbard Library-Museum East Aurora N.Y. 1 sheet, folded to make 4 pages. Printed by Roycrofters. With separate page on the formal opening of the Library-Museum October 20, 1962. Plus news clipping on the library. 7. Envelope from Elbert Hubbard II "The House of Hubbard", addressed to the Harold Donohue, the owner of the items. 8. Photocopy of letter from Elbert Hubbard II to Harold Donohue, October 10, 1961, in which Hubbard suggests Donohue "photostat" the letter and return the original to him. Letter is from Elbert Hubbard to his second wife Alice, referring to his visit to London and Dr. R. Maurice Bucke. 9. News clipping of Harold Donohue's donation of one of Hubbard's original manuscripts to the University of Western Ontario ("Canada and Reciprocity").

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        How I Trade and Invest in Stocks and Bonds

      MAGAZINE OF WALL STREET, NY 1926 - General shelf wear, fep has small tear, tanning pages, and lighlty rubbed cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1926 EDITION: 190 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        BEAU GESTE.

      - With illustrations by Helen McKie. Pp. [xii]+580(last blank)+[4](music & lyrics to Song of the Legion, dated 1926, the theme for the Paramount Pictures film of the book), frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, plus 20 hand-tipped plates (4 coloured, on brown card), lettered guards, 9 headpiece illustrations, the title page printed in red & black; thick med. 8vo; qr. red cloth, with printed paper title label on spine, light blue buckram boards, the spine cloth slightly spotted; t.e.g., others uncut; dust wrapper, edges rubbed and split, with a few small chips, the backstrip quite discoloured and torn; upper hinge starting, pp. 36/7 browned at upper margin near hinge, outer leaves and edges foxed; Murray, London, 1927. De luxe edition, limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the author. *Presentation copy, with the author's armorial bookplate on the upper pastedown; the bookplate inscribed and signed by Wren and his new wife, Isabel, 'With love to Madge & Peter'. Isabel was P. C. Wren's second wife, and had previously been married to Cyril Graham Smith, a civil engineer with the Indian educational service at Poona. In 1927 Smith filed for divorce, citing Wren as co-respondent. 'Madge & Peter' were Mr. & Mrs. A. H. Parkes. (Alfred Herbert Parkes, who disliked his baptismal name, was customarily called 'Peter' by family and friends). The Parkes met the Wrens on a cruise, probably in 1927, and began a long-standing friendship. This copy of Beau Geste, Wren's most famous book, is the first of many volumes the author presented to the family over the years - usually to their son Francis Patrick, who was Wren's godson. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Investing in Purchasing Power

      Barron's The National Financial Weekly, New York 1926 - First edition. Fine in an about fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny chips. Scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Le rappel à l'ordre.

      Stock 1926 - - Stock, Paris _1926, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale collective, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi chagrin noisette à coins, dos lisse passé orné d'arabesques dorées, légères traces de frottements sans gravité sur le dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coupes légèrement frottées en têtes, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure de l'époque. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 690 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE TERRORIST

      London: E. Archer, 1926 Very Scarce Presentation Copy by O'Flaherty to J. R. Well, dated 1927. One of One Hundred Copies Privately Printed. 8vo - Pink and purple wrappers very slightly darkened at top edge and crown of spine. An extremely good example. Some pages uncut. This short story of a member of the IRA is truly indicative of O'Flaherty's brilliance.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Alpinismo.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1926, 16mo cart. cop. orig. pp. XIX-287 con 80 ill. n.t. Prima edizione.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Il manuale del parrucchiere. Il moderno taglio dei capelli delle signore e dei bambini. Seconda edizione completamente rifatta.

      Subject: (Manuali Hoepli). Milano, Hoepli, 1926, 16mo cart. cop. ill. pp. 248 con 110 inc. n.t.

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        Fool's Gold - [Poems]

      Oxford : Basil Blackwell 1926 - Two page [original] manuscript poem by the poem to the front fly leaves, signed and dated. Very good copy in the original vellum-backed boards. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 45 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Gouache aquarellée signée Gino Starace pour la couverture de « Riches et Pauvres ? La Revanche des humbles » de Charles Mérouvel

      Arthème Fayard 1926 Gouache aquarellée signée Gino Starace pour la couverture de « Riches et Pauvres ? La Revanche des humbles » de Charles Mérouvel, n°168 du Livre Populaire, Arthème Fayard, avril 1926. Exécutée sur un carton Canson lavis A à grain satiné de format 17 x 25 cm (marges comprises ; le dessin fait 15 x 24), signées par l'artiste. La cartouche du titre fait partie du dessin original ; un macaron avec le prix de vente est collé. Un papier calque monté sur le haut du canson vient protéger le dessin. Superbe composition de Starace, présentant une scène de forte intensité dramatique d'un classique du mélodrame populaire. Magnifique état. Giocchino Starace (1859 ? 1950), dit Gino Starace, fut le célèbre illustrateur de la collection du « Livre Populaire » des éditions Arthème Fayard, il en fit un nombre impressionnant de couvertures, choisissant très souvent une scène majeure, violente, étrange, émouvante, du roman, ou bien un portrait saisi dans un sentiment de colère, d'effarement, de terreur. Starace, dit-on, lisait souvent les textes pour choisir la scène qu'il allait composer. Natif de Naples, ce dessinateur italien a dominé presque un demi-siècle de littérature populaire française, grâce à une technique classique irréprochable au service des débordements du genre. Dans Lisibilité, emphase, narrativité (in Tapis Franc n°1, 1988), Daniel Couégnas montre que Starace perçut « la nécessité vitale qui commandait que l'illustration de couverture, cette affiche publicitaire en réduction fût saisie instantanément, appréhendée, déchiffrée de manière univoque par le regard afin de provoquer désir ou curiosité, conditions nécessaires d'une lecture ultérieure du roman ». Il précise que « la force de Starace, c'est sa capacité de synthétiser en une scène les stéréotypes qui renvoient immédiatement le lecteur moyen, médiocrement instruit, à un déjà-lu, ou un déjà-vu, tant historique que dramatique ou psychologique. » Son classicisme marié aux excès mélodramatiques, le choix de couleurs vives, la dynamique du mouvement et l'emphase constituent sa griffe qui culmine avec la folie surréaliste de la série à 65 centimes des Fantômas de Pierre Souvestre et Marcel Allain. Relevons aussi de grands textes de Gaston Leroux (Chéri-Bibi), les Pardaillan de Michel Zévaco, la saga de Rocambole de Ponson du Terrail, Naz-en-l'Air de Souvestre et Allain Comme neuf couverture rigide Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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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.

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        Death Valley.

      1926. 1926 - Watercolor painting. Signed, titled and dated lower right. Piece missing from lower right corner, including part of the date. Short tears on left and right sides. 20 x 30 inches.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        BELOVED BELINDY

      The P. F. Volland Company, Joliet 1926 - Gruelle, Johnny. BELOVED BELINDY. Joliet: The P. F. Volland Company, (1926). Stated fifteenth edition. 8vo - 6-1/8" x 9-1/4". Full color pictorial boards of a wonderful copy of the book in its ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX which is also in lovely condition. The only condition issue on either the book or the box is just some slight color rubs to the corners of the boards and the box where the color was rubbed off the paper. These areas are not worn down to the cardboard and are really quite minor and just being mention for complete accuracy. [96]p. In addition to full color endpapers, this book is illustrated throughout with really wonderful full color illustrations by Johnny Gruelle of Belindy and the other dolls in the nursery. Beloved Belindy was the mammy of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy and all the other dolls in the nursery. Laid in is a paper bookmark advertising Marcella which was also written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle and published by the P. F. Volland Company. This book is one of the titles in the Volland Happy Children Books. The condition of both this book and this box is NEAR FINE. An unusually nice copy of Beloved Belindy in its original box! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        LA MAISON TELLIER [WITH SIGNED ORIGINAL ART] [G] [Lbc]

      Paris: Javal Et Bourdeaux. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1926. First Edition. Paperback. French Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 88 + plates in two states pages; (LOBEL-RICHE, ALMERY). DE MAUPASSANT, GUY. La Maison Tellier. Illustre par Lobel-Riche. Paris: Javal et Bourdeaux, 1926. First Edition with these illustrations, Hors de Commerce copy, separate from limited edition of 375 copies. Small 4to, light green printed wraps, text in loose signatures, as issued, 12 full-page and 3 smaller engraved reproductions of occasionally erotic drawings by Lobel-Riche, extra loose set of the engraved illustrations printed in sepia with small remarque illustrations in margins (plus one additional plate not called for in the book) , and single sheet of green paper with four (4) original pencil sketches by Lobel-Riche (several heightened in red pencil) , signed at bottom right by the artist. Wraps sun-browned at spine, minor wear at edges, original glassine over wrapper chipped and torn at edges with early owner's hand-lettered title in ink at spine torn and partly lacking, text quite good, slight aging, text and plates very clean, sheet with original illustrations with some aging at edges, offsetting to protective paper folder. The edition consisted of 75 copies on Japon Ancien with the plates in four or five states, and 300 copies on Velin d'Arches with plates in two or three states; there were also 42 additional lettered or Roman-numbered copies on Japon Imperial or Arches. This copy is an Hors de Commerce copy similar to the 200 copies on Arches with plates in two states, with the addition of the sheet with original drawings; the limitation leaf cites no other issue which also included an original drawing although there probably were some. One set is with and one without additional small drawings in the lower margin. A number of additional graphics are available. .

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        GRANNY GOOSE!

      The P. F. Volland Company, Joliet 1926 - (Volland) GRANNY GOOSE! verses and pictures by John Rae. Joliet: The P. F. Volland Company, (1926). Stated third edition. 4to - 9-1/4" x 11-3/4". Full color pictorial boards in extremely bright and clean condition. Full color pictorial publisher's box with splits to the top two corners of the box top but overall the box is bright and clean and complete and really quite lovely. Full color pictorial endpapers. [48]pp. The book contains twenty-two full page full color illustrations by John Rae paired with verses that Rae attributes to Granny Goose, i.e. Mother Goose's mother. Each text page contains additional full color illustration by Rae within text. Title page contains a neat gift inscription dated Xmas 1933. Laid into the book is a printed slip from the Publisher stating that this book is intended for children seven and eight years old. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the box is NEAR FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Constant Wife

      George H. Doran New York: George H. Doran. (1926). First. First edition, preceding the English edition. Frontispiece portrait of Ethel Barrymore, to whom the book is dedicated and who appeared in the original production. Fine in a very attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with a touch of tanning, and some light splash marks on the spine. A very nice copy of this play, basis for the 1929 Robert Milton-directed early talkie Charming Sinners with Ruth Chatterton, Clive Brook, Mary Nolan, and William Powell. .

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        The Novels

      Oxford: Clarendon Press,, 1926. The text based on collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources. In five volumes. 5 volumes, octavo (195 × 130 mm). Finely bound by Hatchards in dark red half morocco, titles and decoration to spines separated by raised bands, matching cloth boards, blue endpapers, top edges gilt. With black and white illustrations. Browning to fore-edge of endpapers, partial fading to cloth boards, an excellent set. Second Clarendon edition, originally published by the Clarendon Press in 1923.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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