viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1926

        1926 & 1927 Wisden Hardbacks - Set of 2

      This lot is a Set of 2 Hardback Wisdens - 1926 and 1927. In Very Good Condition. The gilts and boards are both very nice in this pair of books, strong hinges and great photoplates, a couple of marks to the boards and a touch of darkness to the 1927 but 8/10s

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
 1.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        A classification of the tumors of the glioma group

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1926. Cushing, Harvey (1879-1939) and Percival W. Bailey (1892-1973). A classification of the tumors of the glioma group on a histo-genetic basis with a correlated study of prognosis. [8], 175pp. Text illustrations. Philadelphia, London & Montreal: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1926. 228 x 153 mm. Original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Fine, bright copy. First Edition. "This monograph is significant in the history of neurology since it represents the first serious attempt to classify gliomatous tumors of the central nervous system on a histological basis correlated with the life history of each type of growth. The analysis offered herein has become the basis of most subsequent classifications of tumors of the glioma group" (Bibliography of the Writings of Harvey Cushing 8). "Through patient study of Cushing's vast material Bailey was able to arrange the different types of glial tumors in an evolutionary tree, indicating their interrelationships and embryological origin. With full clinical records at their disposal, it was possible for the two men to correlate the life history of each tumor with its histological type" (Fulton, Harvey Cushing, p. 522). Garrison-Morton.com 4608.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
 2.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1926 - 1926 Original Hardback Wisden

      1926. This lot is an 1926 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good Condition. The main issue being the front board as it has a large splash mark, if it wasn't for this it would be vert good. It has had no restoration, the front board is very badly marked but has nice shiny, original gilt, nice spine cloth with good lettering with a couple of little marks, good rear board. Inside the hinges are very good (ever so slight weakness to the front). The pastedowns very yellow, signature to page 3, with a lovely photoplate.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
 3.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Les Sonnets du Docteur

      Dijon, Editions du raisin 1926 - 23x1.5x17 cm Beautifully decorated edition of 305 copies. Copy on Velin Van Gelder paper. Includes etchings by J. E. Labourer, each of them in black and then in red. Partially uncut. Superb copy in perfect conditions. Edition décorée tirée à 305 exemplaires. Exemplaire imprimé sur papier Vélin Van Gelder. Il comprend des gravures de J.E. Labourer, chacun tout d'abord en noir puis en rouge. Partiellement non-coupé. Un très bel ouvrage dans de parfaites conditions.

      [Bookseller: Amoc Art]
 4.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Satyricon of T. Petronius Arbiter. Burnaby's translation, 1694; with an introduction by C. K. Scott Moncrieff ; ornamented by Martin Travers.

      Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. [c.1926]. 8vo., original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine (gilt however very dulled). With ornaments by Martin Travers. Slight rubbing to extremities otherwise a very good copy (without dust wrapper). Abbey Classics Series (No. 18). From the library of Christopher Isherwood with his ownership signature dated Oxford Dec 1926. The parallels between Isherwood and Petronius are compelling. The protagonist of A Single Man, Isherwood's day-in-the-life of a late-middle-aged college professor grieving the loss of his longtime lover, has been described as "the first forthright, non-neurotic, unapologetic gay character the literary world had seen since Petronius". Isherwood's earlier documentation of the Weimar Republic in his Berlin Stories mirrors the moral decline of Nero's Rome portrayed in the Satyricon.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
 5.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 6.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        [RODCHENKO'S DESIGN FOR MAYAKOVSKY'S TRAVEL NOTES ABOUT AMERICA] Moe otkrytie Ameriki [i.e. My Discovery of America]

      Moscow: GIZ, 1926. 142, [2] pp.: ill. 18x10 cm. Original wrappers designed by Alexander Rodchenko. Very good. Minor loss of the spine from the edges. First edition. One of 3000 copies. Scarce! One of the rarer Mayakovsky/Rodchenko books. The book contains the notes from poet's trip to America and Mexico in 1925 that tend to show the countries from tougher side. The pictures from the trips are included in the edition as well. The wrapper designed by long-time Mayakovsky's collaborator Rodchenko can be called the classic of constructivist design. Mayakovsky disliked America long before he saw it. The lines summarizing the trip - «I would close America, lightly cleaned it, and then opened it again - for the second time» - he wrote on the way to America aboard the steamer. But in New York Mayakovsky came to life. The meeting with David Burliuk was very emotional. He liked the city very much, and he fell in love with lonely walks in Manhattan. Finally, he found a new love, Ellie Jones, who was from Volga Germans and gave birth to their daughter. Hellyer 325; The Russian Avant-Garde Book 656.

      [Bookseller: Bookvica]
 7.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        MUTAFOV, Chavdar. Diletant. Dekorativen roman [Dilettante or the garden with mannequins. Decorative novel]. Cover by Dechko Uzunov. Sofia: Strelets 1926.

      MUTAFOV, Chavdar. Diletant. Dekorativen roman [Dilettante or the garden with mannequins. Decorative novel]. Cover by Dechko Uzunov. Sofia: Strelets 1926. 12mo (12 x 16,5 cm). 203 [1] p. Original publisher's wrapper with dark-brown and salmon-coloured cover illustration and title. First edition of this polemic novel, the inspiration for which Mutafov found in Carl Einstein's early expressionist novel »Bebuquin or the dilettantes of wonder« which he had read in Franz Pfemfert's magazine «Aktion« in 1912. »Dilettante« appeared in the publishing house of the literary circle »Strelets« which was led by Mutafov and also published an short lifted avant-garde magazine with the same name. Again painter and co-founder of the Bulgarian modernist »Native Art Society« Dechko Uzunov proved to be a master of 1920s progessive cover design: his water-coloured pen drawing showing the protagonist is sparingly constructed and surrounded by reduced typography, but has nevertheless strongly expressive lines. The red point is a visual quote of Lissitzky's red circle and the cover design for the programmatic poem »September« (1924), written by Geo Milev, the Bulgarian avant-garde movement's leader and publisher of the magazine »Plamak« (1924-25), to which Uzunov also contributed. Cover very slightly worn, paper minimally time-stained, otherwise bright copy of this hard to find item. Outside Bulgaria only two copes worldwide is traceable according to OCLC and KVK, at SBB-PK and Biblioteca Salesiana in Pisa (Italy). Jacono 34 and 26, 29 as well as 38 for other covers by Uzunov; Fileva/Genova, Uzunov 2003, p. 154 (Unzunov's similar cover for Svetoslav Minkov's grotesque novel »Chasovnik« (»The Watch«, 1924).

      [Bookseller: Domenico Jacono - VdAÖ / ILAB]
 8.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

      London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd,, 1926. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in red, double rule frame to front cover in red. Spine gently rolled and lightly faded, rubbing to extremities, wear to very tips, a couple of faint marks to edges of text block, light mottling to rear cover; an uncommonly bright copy. First edition, first impression, of Christie's first book published by Collins. It is Christie's third novel to feature Hercule Poirot as the lead detective.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 9.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Fascicule 1. Ondes et Mouvements

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars 1926 - 130 pages p. L.de Broglie’s presentation of his revolutionary theory of the wave-particle duality of matter. Soft binding with original Wrappers. The spine with signs of wear and sunned, Else only small wear and sunninf. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
 10.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Contribution À L'étude Des Paraplégies Pottiques Essai Sur L'évolution Et Le Pronostic, Basé Sur 40 Observations Personnelles Préface Du Docteur André-Thomas

      Paris, Masson 1926 - Grand in-8° broché en parfait état. Nombreuses planches hors-texte et figures in-texte. Précieux exemplaire de Pierre Janet. L auteur est la fille de J Déjerine et d Augusta Klumpke-Déjerine, deux des plus grands neurologues du début du XX° siècle. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
 11.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The World of William Clissold: A Novel at a New Angle

      London: Ernest Benn, 1926, 1926. First edition, limited edition, one of 198 copies, signed by Wells. NCBEL IV, 420. A fine set in the publisher's slipcases.. 3 vols, 8vo, white quarter vellum spines, green cloth boards, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Unopened. The longest novel by a novelist who wrote quite a few, with a theme, narrated mostly in the first person, of philosophical introspection that diverges from Wells' previous works. This "edition deluxe" by Ernest Benn is handsomely produced.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
 12.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Teddy Bear and other songs from When We Were Very Young. Music by H. Fraser-Simson. Decorations by E. H. Shepard.

      London: Metheun & Co., & Ascherber, Hopwood & Crew, 1926 - Quarto. Original tan cloth-backed brown boards, printed paper label to front board. With the pale green pictorial dust jacket. A very good copy in the jacket, with a little soiling to panels, minor chips to spine and extremities. Illustrations throughout by E. H. Shepard. First edition, first impression. Following the success of Fraser-Simson's first collection of musical settings for Milne's poetry (Fourteen Songs from "When We Very Young", 1925), this volume, again featuring Ernest Shepard's whimsical line illustrations, provides piano scores for 14 verses, including "The Alchemist," "The Four Friends," "At the Zoo," "If I were King", and the title poem. Haring-Smith C69. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 13.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Famous Masterpieces of the French, Dutch and English Schools : The Collection of C. K. G. Billings, Esq. From Fort Tryon Hall, New York

      American Art Association, New York 1926 - Original binding of chocolate laid paper/boards; gilt lettering and insignia; ivory paper spine. Housed in a clamshell box of matching brown paper. 31 photogravure works, each with tissue guard. Oversize and a bit heavy at 5 pounds (2.25 kilos) and will require extra postage. The catalogue of works being offered for public sale, because Mr. Billings had "removed his home to California" and sold Fort Tryon Hall to John D. Rockefeller, who intended to donate the property to the city (New York) for a park for the Washington Heights area. The city declined the offer. Fort Tryon Hall burned in a spectacular blaze, and the property eventually did become a city park. This catalogue ncludes an eleven-point explanation on Conditions of Sale followed by a Foreword by Dana H. Carroll. Each of the paintings is annotated on the page opposite the image. A list of the 20 artists and their works appears at the back. The photogravure works were done by A.W. Elson & Co., Boston. The composition, presswork, and binding of the catalogue were done by the Lent & Graff Co., New York. A beautiful presentation of this catalogue. NF all around, but the copy is art museum ex-library with a bookplate inside front cover and card pocket inside back. Clean, tight, and in lovely condition. Very light shelf wear to the clamshell box, which is solid and protective. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, ABAA]
 14.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        WINNIE THE POOH

      - MILNE,A.A. WINNIE THE POOH. London: Methuen (1926). 4to, FULL VELLUM BINDING, very light soil else fine. 1st edition. ONE OF ONLY 20 COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM AND SIGNED BY MILNE AND SHEPARD. Rare in this extremely limited version. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
 15.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Winnie The Pooh

      Methuen & Co. Ltd, London 1926 - First printing. 8vo., 194 x 125mm, [xvi], 158 , [2] pp. Original dark green cloth boards, gilt titles to the spine, single ruled gilt border line to the upper board together with a gilt vignette of Christopher Robin and Winnie-The-Pooh. Publisher's original first issue dust wrapper, advertising the 117th Thousand printing of When We Were Very Young on the rear flap and priced at 7/6 net as called for. The boards are in very good overall condition. There is minor rubbing to the tips of the fore edge corners and along the top edge. The spine is a little darkened and there are light creases to the spine ends which have a little shelf wear/rubbing at their tips. There are three pinhole wears to the cloth at the base of the spine and a 4mm split in the cloth at the bottom of the rear shoulder. There are two very light hairline scuff marks near the bottom edge. Internally, there is an inscription to the second free endpaper, a small bookseller sticker to the front pastedown and a 1cm closed tear to the fore edge of the half title page. Both endpapers have a light band of acid migration (the strip not covered by the respective dust jacket flap), otherwise, the pages, are clean with only an occasional minor spot. The original dust jacket has light, general age related soiling mainly at the edges and spine. It has a little loss at the fore edge and spine corners and a very faint pink mark near the top of the upper joint but no tape or repairs. All in all, a very good copy of this cultural touchstone. If you would like any further information or images, please do not hesitate to ask. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TheBookshelfOnline~Rainford&Parris PBFA]
 16.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Television: Seeing by Wire or Wireless.

      Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, LTD. 1926 - First edition, first printing of the first book in English on television. Heavy stock wraps printed in black, Very Good in Very Good original dust jacket. Light toning and light foxing to spine and verso of front cover. Front hinge a little over opened with stitching at first signature lightly slackened. Small marginal tear at the bottom of three leaves. The dust jacket is lightly edge worn, rubbed and lightly soiled; short closed tear at top of rear spine joint; the spine panel is darkened and chipped along the folds, with the title hand-written in faded ink. Erased pencil price at top of front dust jacket panel and title page. Frontis and all plates present. A lovely copy in the scarce dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
 17.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        La Fête arabe -

      Lapina 1926 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 185 pp. Reliure bradel demi-maroquin vert à bandes serties d'un filet doré. Dos lisse orné en long d'un treillis parsemé de points dorés. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Intérieur très frais. Excellent état. Première édition illustrée, contenant 44 compositions originales de Suréda gravées sur bois par Aubert, dont 36 en couleurs.TIRAGE LIMITE à 400 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 50 exemplaires sur papier Japon Impérial, second papier après 15 sur Vieux Japon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM.

      - Illustrated & decorated by Frank Branwyn, R.A. Pp. [140], 15 coloured plates hand-tipped onto brown art paper, pictorial title page and large decorative borders to all quatrains printed in dull gilt/brown, vocabulary; narrow demy 4to; t.e.g., others uncut; full vellum, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, the boards lightly soiled and slightly sprung; ribbon marker; inked gift inscription (dated 1926), on upper free endpaper, a couple of leaves faintly creased a little light foxing, offsetting, and occasional faint soiling; T. N. Foulis, London, 1919. Edition limited to 350 copies printed on hand-made paper; this presumably a deluxe issue, being numbered and signed by the publisher, and in a more elaborate binding, with a larger version of the gilt lettering and decoration on the spine than another [parchment paper, not vellum] copy we have handled. (Books published by Thomas Noble Foulis often appeared in several variants of bindings and formats). The illustrations are reproduced from oil paintings by Brangwyn. Foulis also published a Brangwyn edition of the \i Rubaiyat with fewer illustrations in 1911. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
 19.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Sand and Foam

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, with fading to cloth on spine and edges; light wear at corners and spine ends, a small abrasion to the top edge and small scuff to the top of the spine, light indentations to rear cover. Previous owner name to front free end paper, pages toned and with a single, shallow worm hole to the fore edge. A nice copy, lacking the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
 20.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Essays. First Series [and: Second Series. 2 vols.] 2 Bände.

      London &c: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1926 I: Frontispiz, [6], 277, [1 weiße] Seiten. - II: Frontispiz, [6], 228, [1], [1 weiße] Seiten. Halbleder der Zeit mit Goldprägung und breiten Lederecken, Octavo, 175 x 120 mm (Geschenkwidmung auf Vortitel des ersten Bandes, sonst neuwertig, sehr dekorative Einbände.) Handgefertigte Halblederbände der Zeit mit breiten Rücken und Ecken aus violett-blauem Oasenziegenleder, fünf erhabenen Bünden auf den Rücken, auf den Feldern goldgeprägte Rahmen, auf zweitem und drittem Feld jeweils Titel und Bandzahl, die anderen mit einem weiteren Rahmen vergoldet. Auf den Deckeln hellblaues Leinen, Vorsätze aus hellem Marmorpapier, handgestochene Kapitale aus weißer und blauer Seide, Kopfgoldschnitt, vorn und unten kaum beschnitten. Signiert auf den vorderen fliegenden Vorsätzen verso unten: \"Bayntun. Binder. Bath. Eng.\" und oben: \"Brentano. New York\". Wohlgedruckte Ausgabe. Die Erstausgaben der Essays erschienen 1841 und 1844. Emerson (1803-1882) war vom Neuplatonismus, der indischen Philosophie und dem deutschen Idealismus beeinflußt. - Two volumes. Dark blue morocco-backed boards, five raised bands, spine gilt, upper edge gilt. Bound by Bayntun, Bath for Brentano bookstore, New York. Two attractive bindings. \"Robert Riviere founded his bindery in Bath in 1829, and George Bayntun followed his example in 1894. Bayntun-Riviere is now the last of the great Victorian trade binderies still in family ownership.\" (vgl. Georgebaytun homepage) - RFM - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [signierter Einband signed bindings Schöne Einbände moderner handgefertigter Meistereinband handmade Literatur Prosa Philosophie Essays Pressendrucke Geisteswissenschaft Transzendentalisten]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bürck]
 21.   Check availability:     buchfreund.de     Link/Print  


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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 22.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        1833 - 1873). [Life and Works of Stepan Rudanskiy].

      Ukr. akademiya nauk Kyiv 1926 - Octavo (27.3 x 18 cm), 244 pp., ill. publishers wrappers, uncut and unopened; light marginal waterstain to wrappers, marginal tears. Copy ?232 from the edition of 850. Uncommon publication (limited to 850 copies) featuring works of the celebrated Ukrainian poet. Many of the poems were published here for the first time after having been discovered by the editors in archives. The publication was planned to be issued in 1923 to mark a 50 years anniversary since the poet's death, but because of the lack of funds and technical difficulties it came out only two years later. Stepan Rudanskiy (1833 - 1873) made his name not only as a talented poet and translator of ancient literature, but also as a pioneer in collecting and recording Ukrainian folklore. Large part of Rudanskiy's own oeuvre comprises satirical anti-imperialistic poems that largely follow Taras Shevchenko's traditions. It comes as no surprise that very few of his works passed censorship and were published before the revolution. Rudanskiy's heritage was highly regarded by his contemporaries. Ivan Franko (1856 - 1916), one of the biggest names in the Ukrainian literature, wrote: "Without doubt Rudanskiy is one of the most talented Ukrainian poets that emerged after the death of Shevchenko" ("Do Studiy nad St. Rudanskym", 1892). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
 23.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        All the Sad Young Men

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1926. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 24.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        WINNIE THE POOH

      London: Methuen & Co. 1926. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean and unfaded, the gilt sharp and bright. The binding has light pushing to the spine tips and remains square and firm. The contents are entirely complete and other than the odd foxing spot to the margin of a few pages are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. An attractive example of the first printing of this 20th Century children's classic. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
 25.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Sun Also Rises.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1926. Octavo. Original black cloth, gold labels to spine and front board. With the dust jacket. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Title-page vignette by Cleonike Damianakes. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A beautiful copy, spine a touch rolled, in the bright jacket, with a couple of small chips to spine ends, a few creases, nicks and slight rubbing, front flap price-clipped. First edition, first printing, the first issue with the misprints "stoppped" on p. 181, l. 26, "down-staris" on p. 169, line 34, and the third book being designated as "BOOK THREE" instead of "BOOK III" (p. [235]). With the first issue dust jacket which incorrectly cites Hemingway's earlier title as In Our Times, as called for by Hanneman. Hemingway's second novel is a roman à clef, drawing on his and Hadley's tumultuous time in France in the 1920s."The Sun Also Rises did not rock the country, but it received a number of hat-in-the-air reviews and it soon became a handbook of conduct for the new generation ... how much of the novel seems as marvelously fresh as when it first appeared! Count Mippipopolous, his wound, and his champagne; the old couple from Montana on their first trip abroad; the busload of Basque peasants; the whole beautiful episode of the fishing trip in the mountains, in the harsh sunlight, with bright water tumbling over the dam; then by contrast the dark streets of Pamplona crowded with riau-riau dancers, who formed a circle round Brett as if she were a revered witch — as indeed she was, and as Jake in a way was the impotent Fisher King ruling over a sterile land — in all this there is nothing that has gone bad and not a word to be changed after so many years. It is all carved in stone, bigger and truer than life; and it is the work of a man who, having ended his busy term of apprenticeship, was already a master at twenty-six".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 26.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Südsee Plastik. Galerie Flechtheim, Lützow Ufer 13.

      [Berlin, -, 1926]. OPlakat [ ca. 35,1 x 50 cm]. Orig. Lithographie. Vgl. Staatl. Mus. zu Berlin, Kunstbibliothek 14050251. - Kl. Randlsäuren, etw. knittrig. - Beeindruckendes Plakat der bekannten Galerie Flechtheim mit dem beiliegenden Katalog \"Südsee-Plastiken\" herausgegeben von Gustav Eugen Diehl in den \"Veröffentlichungen des Kunstarchivs 1926, Nr. 5\": Text von Carl Einstein. (54 S., OBrosch.) Mit 29 s/w Abbildungen der ausgestellten Werke. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst; Plakate

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
 27.   Check availability:     buchfreund.de     Link/Print  


        The Novels. The text based on early collation of the early editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes indexes and illustrations from contemporary sources.

      Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1926 - 5 volumes, octavo (200 × 134 mm). Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, roll to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. An excellent set. With colour frontispieces and further black and white illustrations throughout. Second Chapman edition, originally published by the Clarendon Press in 1923. A very attractive set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 28.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Le Poincon de Paris. Repertoire des Maitres-Orfevres de la Juridiction de Paris depuis le Moyen-Age jusqu'a la Fin du XVIIIe Siecle

      H. Floury, Paris 1926 - 1926-31. Limited edition. Five volumes, including Errata & Addenda volume. Quarto. xv, 325, vi, 370; vi, 441; vii, 291; 96 pp; numerous plates, some color, 1 folding plate. Text in French. Bound in half brown morocco leather with five raised bands & gilt spine labels and marbled boards, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Original wrappers bound in. VG, text is clean & unmarked in all vols. Spine of Vol. 1 deterioted with 1-in. split at top 1.25" piece missing at bottom, repaired front joint; other vols show some cracks & crazing, bands rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carnegie Hill Books]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Duke of Berwick.

      London, Martin Secker, 1926. - 8vo. 110, (2) pp. Original gilt green cloth with dustjacket. Second edition thus, first published in 1925 and comprising the title poem, "Tails With a Twist", "The Pongo Papers" and "The Placid Pug and Other Pieces". Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf to Patricia Helen Russell, née Spence, the third wife of the eminent philosopher Bertrand Russell: "Lady Russell / from / Alfred Douglas / October 1941". - Dustjacket shows some chipping and staining, otherwise a fine copy. Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed "Bosie", is best remembered as the friend and lover of Oscar Wilde. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 30.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi: Being the 26th and 27th Chapters of Saint Matthew's Gospel from the Latin Text

      Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1926. Gill, Eric. Small quarto. 15pp. One of 250 numbered copies. The text is illustrated with six wood engravings by Eric Gill. The engravings are beautifully rendered interpretations of scenes from the last day of Jesus' life, from his vigil at the Garden of Gethsemane to his crucifixion at Golgotha. Fine in cream cloth, with the scarce printed dust jacket that shows minor wrinking, edgewear, and several tears, including a long repaired tear at the rear joint and some loss at the base of the spine. Bookplates of Richard Smart and R. T. Gibbon to front endpapers. (Chanticleer 35; Gill 276).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
 31.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The End of Laissez-faire. London, Hogarth Press

      1926 - First Edition. 8vo, 54pp, original publisher's cloth-backed boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far Eastern Booksellers / Kyokuto Shoten]
 32.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        ALL THE SAD YOUNG MEN

      NY: Charles Scribner's, 1926. Small 8vo., green cloth in dust jacket; 267 pages. First Edition, with some minor battering to type on pages 38 & 248 and with little wear to page "90." The lips of the woman on the front cover of the dust jacket with very minor battering. [Bruccoli A12.I.a; 10,000 copies printed]. A beautiful, clean, bright copy with absolutely no wear (no nicks, tears, or chips) to the dust jacket, with the $2.00 price present on the front flap. [There is one very tiny & odd defect- a tiny pinhole through the spine of the d/j and the book- hard to see but it is there]. But, if you want a nice condition copy, then this is probably it!

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Tropic Death

      Boni & Liveright, New York 1926 - First printing. Inscribed By the Author " For Mrs. Underwood with gratitude + regard Eric D Walrond Sept 15,1926. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mark Henderson]
 34.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        LE CAPITAINE FRACASSE.

      - Illustr\'e9 de cent cinquante dessins en couleurs de Joseph H\'e9mard. [Text in French]. In two volumes. Pp. [iv]+iv+354(last blank)+[2](table, verso blank)+[iv]+360+[4](table and colophon, last blank), pochoir title page vignette, text illustrations and pictorial head & tailpieces both volumes, the title pages printed in red & black; bound by Riviere in half orange/tan morocco, the spines with gilt lettered green morocco title & volume labels between raised bands, marbled papered boards; t.e.g., others uncut; matching marbled endpapers; with the original pictorial paper wrappers and backstrip bound in (both volumes); Le Livre du Bibliophile, George Briffaut, Paris [1926]. One of 835 numbered copies on velin de Rives paper (of a total edition of 900). *Volume One with a signed presentation inscription on blank preliminary leaf from the artist to the colourist: 'au maitre enlumineur Eugene Charpentier bien amicalement Joseph H\'e9mard'. Joseph H\'e9mard (1880-1961) was a prolific artist and cartoonist who illustrated many classics of French literature. He also designed textiles, book bindings, posters, and costumes and sets for operas. His 150 illustrations for \i Le Capitaine Fracasse were vividly coloured through stencils by Eugene Charpentier (perhaps a relative of the celebrated nineteenth century painter Eugene Louis Charpentier?). Th\'e9ophile Gautier's swashbuckling novel, first published in 1863, became the basis for numerous film, theatre and television adaptations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
 35.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi: Being the 26th and 27th Chapters of Saint Matthew's Gospel from the Latin Text

      Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence 1926 - Small quarto. 15pp. One of 250 numbered copies. The text is illustrated with six wood engravings by Eric Gill. The engravings are beautifully rendered interpretations of scenes from the last day of Jesus' life, from his vigil at the Garden of Gethsemane to his crucifixion at Golgotha. Fine in cream cloth, with the scarce printed dust jacket that shows minor wrinking, edgewear, and several tears, including a long repaired tear at the rear joint and some loss at the base of the spine. Bookplates of Richard Smart and R. T. Gibbon to front endpapers. (Chanticleer 35; Gill 276). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
 36.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Maternité. Récit orné de cinq gravures hors text de Marc Chagall

      Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1926. No. 207 of 765 (of 960 total) copies on Lafuma de Voiron. Five drypoint etchings after Chagall. [iv], 95, [3] pp. 8vo. Publisher's wrappers, printed blue jacket, original glassine. No. 207 of 765 (of 960 total) copies on Lafuma de Voiron. Five drypoint etchings after Chagall. [iv], 95, [3] pp. 8vo. The story, told in reverse, of the birth and death of a young woman's illegitimate child, illustrated with five drypoint etchings after Marc Chagall. Cramer 5

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.