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        Winnie-the-Pooh; Now we are Six; The House at Pooh Corner

      London: Methuen & Co.,, 1926–27–28. 3 works, small quarto. Original full stiff vellum with yapp edges, titles to front covers gilt. Winnie-the-Pooh in a yellow cloth chemise and yellow morocco slipcase; Now we are Six in a dark red cloth chemise and matching slipcase; The House at Pooh Corner in a pale red cloth chemise and matching slipcase. Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard. Faint blemishes to front cover of Now We Are Six. An exceptional set. Signed extra-limited editions. Each volume is one of 20 large paper copies printed on Japanese vellum and bound in vellum, signed by both the author and the illustrator—the most luxurious and exclusive issue of the various formats done for the first editions of Milne's Pooh books. Winnie-the-Pooh is no. 12; Now We Are Six is no. 15; and The House of Pooh Corner no. 19. There was no equivalent issue of the first book in the series, When We Were Very Young (1924), as the magnitude of its success had not been anticipated, so this constitutes a complete set of the Pooh books in this format.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Winnie the Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First British edition, first printing. Good. Lean to spine. Cloth rubbed at extremities and slightly faded at spine, light bubbling to cloth on front cover and a heavy crease to the rear cover at the top corner. Previous owner gift inscription to first blank page. End sheets are toned and with evidence of erased pencil markings, bubbling to rear paste down, pages well read and thumbed. First British edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Large collection of autograph letters and manuscripts by C. G. Mannerheim and the Mannerheim family, including photographs.

      Various places, 1886-1926. - The collection comprises 3 autograph letters signed by C. G. Mannerheim, 13 autograph letters signed by his brother Johan (1868-1934), 41 autograph letters signed by his sister Eva (1870-1958), and 103 autograph letters signed by his sister Sophie (1863-1928), all written to members of the family and encompassing a period of nearly four decades. - Mannerheim's manuscripts: I) Autograph manuscript draft, entitled "Mina Herrer!". N. p., [1919]. 4½ pp. on 5 ff. 4to. Draft for his resignment as Temporary Regent of Finland (Valtionhoitaja; Riksföreståndare). - II: Typed manuscript with 3 autogr. lines. [Stockholm, 1936]. 1 p. Folio. Draft for a speech as representative of Finland on the occasion of the funeral of King George. - III: Typed letter (carbon copy) signed, and with autogr. complimentary close. N. p., "99. [!] juli 1941". 1 p. Large 4to. Written to Erik van Rosen, Goering's brother-in-law, interceding on behalf of an imprisioned Polish Count. - IV: Autograph portrait postcard signed. Bad Wildungen, 7 June 1936. 1 p. - V: Original photograph, showing Mannerheim in half length pose holding a pipe. As noted on the reverse, the picture was taken by the economist Karin Ramsay, wife of the Finnish politician and an economist Carl Henrik Wolter Ramsay (1886-1951). - VI: Portrait photograph, signed and inscribed. N. p., 1914. 213 x 154 mm. - VII: Original photograph, showing Nicolas II and Mannerheim during a parade. N. p. o. d. 166 x 230 mm. - Two letters (recorded under Johan) were obviously not written by Johan, but by someone else from the Mannerheim family (one of which was John Albert Edvard John-Jakobinpoika von Julin, 1846-1906). - Detailed list available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Pulp magazine]: Weird Tales -- September 1926

      Popular Fiction Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 1926 - Magazine. Octavo. Illustrated paper wrappers. Very good with trimming to the yapped edges with light wear, offsetting on the rear wrap and neat glue reinforcement at the gutters of the inside front and rear wraps. This issues includes the first published appearance of "He" by H.P. Lovecraft, "The Tower Ghost" by E. Phillips Oppenheim, and the first part of "Across Space" by Edmund Hamilton. *Joshi* I.B.i.25.a [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das Leben des Menschen. Eine volkstümliche Anatomie, Biologie, Physiologie und Entwicklungsgeschichte des Menschen. 5 Bände

      Stuttgart Franckh?sche Verlagshandlung - 1931 jeweils 1 Auflage 1926 - gr. 8° (25,6 x 18,5 cm), OLwd., Band 1 274 S., mit 169 Abb im Text u. 20 Tafeln, Band 2 368 S., mit 260 Abb im Text u. 33 Tafeln, Band 3 368 S., mit 241 Abb. im Text u. 35 Tafeln, Band 4 336 S., mit 231 Abb im Text u. 33 Tafeln, Band 5 268 S., mit 157 Abb. im Text u. 23 Tafeln, sowie als Beigaben "Der Stammbaum des Menschen" und "Der Mensch als Industriepalast", jeweils als Plakat sowie als Beschreibung und eine Stereo-Bertachtungsbrille. Die Bücher und Beigaben sind minimal angestaubt und berieben, sonst perfekter Zustand. Weiters die 1. Lieferung mit Auszügen aus den Büchern, dieses OBr, minimal eingerissen. Vollständige Ausgabe dieses gesuchten Werkes, mit dem berühmten Plakat "Der Mensch als Industriepalast" (95 x 48 cm) in perfekter, farbfrischer Erhaltung! Diese Grafik stammt von Fritz Schüler, einem Architekten, die Fritz Kahn mit seinem Freund gemeinsam erarbeitete. Auch viele der Grafiken des Buches sind in ähnlicher Weise dargestellt und sind damit eine Pionierarbeit und Meilensteine in der Infografik! Zahlreiche Künstler ließen sich von Kahns Darstellung "Der Mensch als Industriepalast" inspirieren. Fritz Kahn (1888 - 1968) war sowohl als Arzt sowie als Buchautor erfolgreich. Er schaffte es, in seinen Naturwissenschaftlichen Büchern, komplexe Themen mit außergewöhnlichen Metaphern allgemeinverständlich darzustellen - meist mit eigenen Illustrationen. Nach der Machtergreifung durch die Nationalsozialisten sah sich Kahn 1933 gezwungen, seine gynäkologische Praxis in Berlin zu schliessen. Seine Bücher wurden öffentlich verbrannt und kamen auf den Index. Er konnte 1941 in die USA emigrieren. Später kehrte er nach Europa zurück und starb 1968 in einer Klinik in Locarno, Schweiz. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Simon Weber-Unger]
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        Eaux-Fortes sur Paris.

      Paris, Mazarine, 1926 - Guter Zustand. Die Flügelmappe außen fleckig, gebräunt und berieben, in den Falzen angeplatzt, am Rücken mit einer Fehlstelle am Kopf. Der Inhalt in sehr gutem Zustand (ein Passepartout fleckig). Inhalt: Fünf Doppelbögen (Titelei, Biographische Einleitung von R. Cantinelli, Anmerkungen zu den Tafeln, Colophon). 20 Tafeln, jeweils in vierseitigem Passepartout. Die Tafeln in den Passepartouts durch Seidenhemdchen geschützt. Die Auflage betrug 636 Exemplare. Bei unserem wurde keine Nummer eingetragen. 10 Blatt, 20 Tafeln in Flügelmappe. Französisch 2000g

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        Les palais impériaux de Pékin. Deux cent soixante-quartorze planches hors texte en héliotypie d'apres les photographies de l'auteur, douze dessins architectureaux et deux plans, avec une notice historique [.].

      Paris & Brussels, G. Vanoest, 1926. - 3 volumes. VI, 73, [3 blank]; [3], [1 blank]; [3], [1 blank] pp. With 12 plans and 2 maps (mostly folding), and a total of 274 plates with heliotypes. Publisher's original, printed, blue paper wrappers. First edition in French of a work on the imperial palaces of Beijing by the Finnish-born Swedish art historian and professor Osvald Sirén (1879-1966). Besides the Italian Renaissance, Sirén was very interested in Chinese art and culture, and wrote various books on the subject, mostly in English. The photographs were all taken by Sirén himself, and he wrote an accompanying 40-page introduction on the so-called "Forbidden City", with two small chapters on the seaside and summer palaces. The heliotypes show mostly palaces, some from several angles, but also monuments, pavilions, statues, interiors and gardens, with short descriptions in both French and English. They give a unique view of the city in the early 20th century, since some of the buildings have vanished or are now settled in completely different surroundings. An English edition appeared simultaneous by the same publisher. - With a bookplate in each volume of W.A.S. Swets (1902-92). Minor foxing throughout, original paper wrappers heavily discoloured. Overall a good copy, wholly untrimmed and with the bolts unopened. R. Thiriez, Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces, p. 182. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        [RODCHENKO'S DESIGN FOR MAYAKOVSKY'S TRAVEL NOTES ABOUT AMERICA] Moe otkrytie Ameriki [i.e. My Discovery of America]

      Moscow; Leningrad: 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.

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        THE BAT: A NOVEL FROM THE PLAY BY MARY ROBERTS RINEHART AND AVERY HOPWOOD

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, n.d. [1926].. Octabo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 9-319 [320: ad], original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. Later edition. In 1920 Rinehart's 1908 mystery thriller THE CIRCULAR STAIRCASE was adapted into a very popular play, The Bat, by Rinehart and Avery Hopwood. The 1926 silent film, The Bat, directed by Roland West and starring Jack Pickford and Louise Fazenda, was based on Rinehart and Hopwood's play. The play was also the basis for a 1930 film, The Bat Whispers, which features a black shrouded arch-criminal. Comic-book creator Bob Kane said in his 1989 autobiography BATMAN AND ME that the villain of the 1930 film The Bat Whispers was an inspiration for his character Batman. A fine copy in fine four-color movie tie-in dust jacket with a scene from the film on the front and spine panels. (#152736)

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        Tanzendes Paar 6. Tusch auf Papier.

      Um. 1926 - Bildgrösse: 22x17 cm. In Glasrahmen 41x32 cm. Rückseitig mit kopierter Bestätigung von Kaspar Müller (Sohn von Albert Müller) datiert 11.April 1994.

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        Diletant. Dekhorathiven roman [Dilettante or The garden with mannequins. Decorative novel]

      Strelets [Archer], Sofia 1926 - First edition, Sofia, Strelets. 170/120 mm, 203+1 p. Chavdar Mutafov is inspired of Carl Einstein's novel "Bebuquin or dilettantes of wonder". Dilettante is published by "Strelets", the publisher who also issued "Strelets" magazine, which editor is Chavdar Mutafov. The front cover is one of Dechko Uzunov's masterpieces. See: Domenico Jacono's "Bulgarian modernism", N 34, p.44. Very good - uncut and unread copy, strong covers, spine and sheets. Would be almost excellent but there is few small shortcomings - a small foxing dots on the covers; two slightly bumped corner; slightly folded back cover. The pictures shows real color etc. - the deference with the colors are due to two last pictures are taken by camera, but previous 3 with scanner. In fact - the deference is between artificial light and natural daylight. Our images aren't splendid, but are true. We stay available for any question and extra pictures on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gesammelte Werke in Einzelbänden. 19 Bände (alles Erschienene). Mischauflage.

      S. Fischer 1926-1939, Berlin - 8vo (ca. 19 x 12 cm). Mit 1 Verfasserportait. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Gelbe OLwd. m. blauen u. roten RSchildern. Erste Gesamtausgabe, teils in erster deutscher Ausgabe, teils in höheren Tausenden. In den Übersetzungen von E. McCalman, Ernst W. Freißler, Richard Kraushaar, Hedwig Lachmann, . - 1. Almayers Wahn. 2. Der Freibeuter. 3. Der Geheimagent. 4. Geschichten vom Hörensagen. 5. Der goldene Pfeil. 6. Jugend. 7. Lord Jim. 8. Mit den Augen des Westens. 9. Der Nigger vom Narzissus. 10. Nostromo. 11. Die Rettung. 12. Die Schattenlinie. Eine Beichte. 13. Sieg. Eine Inselgeschichte. 14. Spannung. 15. Spiegel der See. 16. Spiel des Zufalls. 17. Der Verdammte der Inseln. 18. Zwischen Ebbe und Flut. 19. (etw. abweichender Einband) Lebenserinnerungen. - Einbände teils etw. angestaubt, einige Rücken stärker verblaßt. Teils leichte Papierbräunung, insgesamt aber sauber und wohlerhalten. So vollständig und in dieser Erhaltung selten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        In Yiddish:] Literarishe Revi. (Eynmoliker numer). Red. Oyzer Varshavski. Perets Markish, Y. Y. Zinger, Ilya Erenburg, Itsik Fefer, Oyzer Varshavski, L. Kenig, E. Finigberg, L. Blumenfeld, Sh. Gidal. Tseykhnungen fun Mark Shagal

      [S.n.] (Imp. d'art Voltaire), Paris 1926 - Illustrated with reproductions of seven drawings (of which one full page) by Marc Chagall. First edition, first number, complete run. In publisher's printed wrappers. 31, (1) p. Marc Chagall-illustrated, scarce Yiddish avant-garde literary review, the first and only number of the last glint of "Di Khalyastre" movement. "Literarishe Revi" was edited by Ozer Warshavsky, the modernist, avant-garde Yiddish writer, the co-editor and creator of the second almanac of the "Di Khalyastre" (Paris, 1924), and contributor to the last issue of Uri Zvi Greenberg's Yiddish Expressionist magazine the "Albatros" (Berlin, 1923). Warshavsky (1898-1945) started his literary career in his home country Poland in the mid-1910s and his first book, the very well received "Shmuglars" (Smugglers) was published in 1920. He became an active contributor to various Yiddish magazines and other publications in Poland (In di berg; Khalyastre I.), London (Di tsayt), New York (Tsukunft) and in Berlin (Albatros). Warshavsky left Poland in 1923, and after a short stay in Berlin, and London, he settled down in Paris. There he joined the Paris-members of the Khalyastre (Gang), one of the major Polish Yiddish avant-garde movements, rooted in the Yung-Yiddish circle led by Peretz Markish, and co-edited its second almanac, which was entirely illustrated by Marc Chagall. With the same artists and other major Yiddish writers including Ilya Ehrenburg and Itzik Feffer Warshavsky edited this single-issue literary magazine, "Literarishe Revi". Besides the writings of Markish, Ehrenburg, and Feffer, it contains texts by Israel Joshua Singer, Leo Kenig, Ezra Fininberg, Zev (Lupus) Blumenfeld, Sh. Gidal, and Warshavsky's essay on Chagall, and a chapter of his novel "Shnittsayt" (The Harvest). The magazine was illustrated with seven reproductions of Marc Chagall's drawings, among them one full page illustration and a self-portrait of the artist. Scarce, we could trace only five copies in institutional holdings worldwide. Wrappers artistically restored. In fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers First edition, first number, complete run. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Winnie The Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926, 1926. FIRST EDITION. 1 volume, illustrated by E. H. Shephard. Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped green cloth, top edge gilt, pictorial pastedowns and endpapers, inner and outer hinges fine, slight rubbing to head and foot of spine and back corners, back corners still square and sharp, no ownership marks or gift inscriptions of any kind, internally clean and bright, overall a NEAR FINE clean and bright copy.

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        ABECEDA. Tanecní komposice: Milča Mayerová. [ABC. Tanzkompositionen von Milča Mayerová.] Praha (Prag). Nákladem J. Otto 1926. 29,5 x 23,4 cm. 57 (3) Seiten mit 25 ganzseitigen Typo-Photomontagen von Karel Teige, photographiert von Karel Paspa. Originalbroschur mit einer typographischen Umschlaggestaltung von Karel Teige.

      Nákladem J. Otto, 1926. Originalausgabe. Den Texten Nezvals werden jeweils ganzseitige Typo-Photomontagen von Karel Teige gegenübergestellt, in denen Aufnahmen von durch die Tänzerin Milča Mayerová dargestellten Buchstabenfiguren verwendet wurden. Die photographischen Aufnahmen fertigte Karel Paspa. Karel Teige war für die gesamte graphische Gestaltung des Buches verantwortlich und schuf mit ABECEDA eines seiner buchkünstlerischen Meisterwerke. Herausragendes Photobuch, in dem Typographie, Photographie und Ausdruckstanz miteinander verknüpft wurden: „Es gibt kein anderes Buch, das die Schönheit der Fotomontage mit den konstruktivistischen Buchstaben und der Ausdruckssprache des Neuen Künstlerischen Tanzes in klassischer Harmonie verbindet" (Lang, Seite 132). In dem vorliegend schönen Erhaltungszustand sehr selten. Referenz: The open book, Seite 62-63 - The avant-garde applied L310 mit den Abbildungen der 25 „getanzten" Buchstaben - Andel, avant-garde page design 338-340 - Fotografia Publica, Seite 238 - Parr / Badger, the photobook Vol. I, Seite 94 - Lang, Konstruktivismus und Buchkunst 150 mit Abbildungen 195-202.

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        High Frequency Rays of Cosmic Origin" I, II, and III, 3 papers in Physical Review, 1926

      American Physical Society 1926 - __+__Determining that the Origin of Cosmic Rays is from Outside the Solar System (1926)__+__ The three papers by Robert A. Millikan (with I.S. Bow, R.M. Otis, and G.H. Cameron) in three issues of the Physical Review, April, June, and November, 1926: R.A. Millikan and I.S. Bow. "High Frequency Rays of Cosmic Origin, I: Sounding Balloon Observations at Extreme Altitudes", in Physical Review, April, 1926, volume 27 #4, pp 353-362 in the issue. A GOOD+ copy, with about an inch of spine cover missing at the top with no loss of text.__+__ R.A. Millikan and R.M. Otis. "High Frequency Rays of Cosmic Origin, II: Mountain Peak and Airplane", in Physical Review, June, 1926, volume 27 #6, pp 645-659 in the issue. Original wrappers. There's a little chipping at the top of the spine cover, with a tiny bit of loss of text to the first word on the spine. GOOD+-VG __+__ R.A. Millikan, G.H. Cameron. "High Frequency Rays of Cosmic Origin III. Measurement in Snow-fed Lakes at High Altitudes", in Physical Review, November 1926, volume 28, #5, pp 851-869 int he monthly issue. Original wrappers. GOOD+ copy (if not better) though there is a 1-inch tear at spine cover top. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Tempest.

      London: William Heinemann / New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.,, [1926].. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial title block to front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, purple patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 16 tipped-in colour plates. A fine copy. Signed limited edition, one of 520 numbered copies signed by the artist.

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        The Tempest. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London: William Heinemann / New York, Doubleday, Page & Co., [1926]. - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial title block to front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, purple patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. With 16 tipped-in colour plates. Signed limited edition, one of 520 numbered copies signed by the artist. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Adam's Breed (With the Original Wrapper And A H/W Letter From The Artist Una Troubridge)

      The First UK Printing published by Cassell ( London ) in 1926. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Mild toning to the text block and page edges. Free from erasures and inscriptions. Titling remains very bright. The WRAPPER is the correct first issue, complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Some edge wear at the spine ends and flap fold corners. Small closed tear to the lower front spine fold and a larger spilt to the lower front lower flap fold. The colouring remains bright with a little dustiness to the white portions of the spine. The Una Troubridge designed wrapper artwork looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The author's fourth novel which is only one of two titles to have won both the Prix Femina And the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. The book's mystical themes have been compared to Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha. Accompanied by a H/W letter from Una Troubridge dated June 1925 and refers to 'missing the Chestnut Club. This is our first real holiday for a year. Miss Radclyffe hall has had 3 books published since Jan 1924 and is well on with her 4th.' She goes onto refer to '.as we both think modern life hideous, you missed getting two valuable debaters'. In 1915 Hall had fallen in love with Mabel Batten's cousin Una Troubridge (1887-1963), an artist and sculptor who was the wife of Vice-Admiral Ernest Troubridge. In 1917 Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge began living together. The relationship would last until Hall's death. A scarce title especially with such attributes. Collectible. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Antique Laces of the American Collectors

      1926. 2. Antique Laces of the American Collectors Part V text by Frances Morris and Marian Hague, 1926. 137pp. ex-lib, but in very good condition. 30 black and white plates.

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        L'ITALIANO anno I n. 14-15 QUINDICINALE DELLA RIVOLUZIONE FASCISTA

      Stabilimenti Poligrafici Riuniti, BOLOGNA 1926 - ITALIANO Quindicinale a forma di quotidiano, 5 pagine con illustrazioni e disegni in nero, scritti di letteratura e politica di Pellizzi, Raimondi ed altri, pagine leggermente ingiallite, con lieve fioritura e con strappetti ai bordi, all'interno supplemento al presente n. de L'Italiano che consta in un foglio di propaganda La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Le Tourbillon

      Crès et Cie 1926 - Paris, aux éditions Crès et Cie, 1926 In 12, 256 pp. non rognées Reliure signée S. Andrieux en demi-chagrin havane à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, couvertures et dos conservés. Exemplaire en bon état. Feuillets de garde un peu piqués. Édition originale numéroté 7/75 sur papier vélin de Rives. Tirage de tête. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zagreb

      Beograd: Balkan Mentor, 1926 - Lithograph (soft folds with small holes on crossings, slightly stained, otherwise in a good condition) 91 x 51 cm (35.8 x 20 inches). A large scarce bird's eye view of Zagreb, printed in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1926. The city was completely rebuilt after a massive earthquake in 1880 and by the beginning of the 20th century the streets were enlarged and new buildings were errected in a modern style.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Der Kommandant von Kalymnos. Ein Mysterium aus dem Rokoko der Levante. Als Manuskript gedruckt.

      Venedig,S. Maria Formosa (Wien,Dr. v. P.Kaltschmid) 1926. gr.8°. 62 S. mit 2 ganzs. Zeichn. v. FHO auf mitpag. Taf. Oln. in neuem Hld.-Schuber, min. berieben, hint. Überzug im linken oberen Eck ganz minimal gewellt, hs. Widm. a.d. Vorsatz, insges. schönes Expl. - Eins von 100 (Nr.86) in der Maschine numer. Expl. Erstausgabe der 1.Veröffentl. Kosch VII,1046. Als Privatdruck in nur 100 num. Exemplaren gedruckt. Sehr selten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Literatur, deutsche, österreichische

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Andreas Krikl]
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        [Film Exhibitor's Book 1926-1927]

      Los Angeles: Fox, [1926]. A scarce exhibitor's book from Fox's silent era that features John Ford's 3 Bad Men, Raoul Walsh's What Price Glory, Howard Hawks' Fig Leaves, and 7th Heaven, among others. There are tipped-in pages featuring portraits of their top directors and full color portraits of top stars such as George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Tom Mix, Buck Jones, and Janet Gaynor. An unrestored book with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. Folio (16 x 9 1/2 inches). Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper label on cover: "Fox | A Standard of Business in the Realm of Entertainment". Illustrated throughout in color, and with tipped-in plates, double-page map of Fox Studios at end. Binding worn, with loss, internally clean.

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        Ancient Chinese Art: The Rare Collection Assembled by C-F- Yau, President of Ton-Ying & Co. Including Family Treasures of The Imperial Princes; Imperial Carved Ambers and Ivory Carvings, Coral Figures, Bronzes and Seals, Fine Porcelains amd Mortuary Potteries, White and Fei-ts'ui Jades, Amethyst, Agate and Rose Quartz Carvings, Snuff Bottles and Celadons

      NY: American Art Association Inc, 1926. Softbound. VG, blindstamp at base of title-page. Green paper wraps. 129 (3) pp. 94 lots illustrated in BW, frontis is missing. Cover title is "Early Chinese Art The Ton-Ying Collection." The Tonying Company, founded by Zhang Renjie (also known as Zhang Jingjiang) was an international exporter-importer of art as well as tea and silks, and the company was able to procure high quality works of art due to Zhang's connections in China. Catalogue lists 403 items. Public auction sale January 29 and 30, 1926.

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        Unordnung und frühes Leid. Novelle.

      - Berlin, S. Fischer 1926. Mit radierter Titelvignette von Karl Walser. 126 S. Original-Ganzlederband mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel, farbiger Deckelillustration, Kopfgoldschnitt im OSchuber. 16,7 x12,0 cm. Nr. 168 v. 300 num Expl. d. Vorzugsausgabe. Von Thomas Mann signiert. Minimal berieben und beschabt, Vorder- und Hinterdeckel an den Aussparungen des Schubers etwas gedunkelt. Schuber berieben und beschabt. Ohne das Berichtigungsblatt (Kalbleder statt Pergament, wie im Druckvermerk angegeben). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Slaves and Ivory in Abyssinia

      London: HFG Witherby, 1926. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. 219 pp, ill, maps incl one foldout in front. Adventure and exploration among the Ethiopian slave raiders in the unknown parts of Sudan. Also traveling from Mount Elgon to the Karamoja district for elephants and then again more elephant hunting in Ehtiopia. An excellent reading book. Almost a near fine copy.

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        Les civilisés. _Paris, Librairie de La Collection des Dix, Veuve Romagnol, 1926.

      - 1 volume in-4° relié plein maroquin rouge, filets dorés sur les coupes, tranches dorées, dos à nerfs, titre doré, date dorée en queue. Contreplat de maroquin vert avec encadrement de trois filets dorés, gardes de moire rouge, couverture et dos conservés. 53 eaux-fortes originales d'Henri Le Riche - 36 grandes en-têtes en couleurs et 17 hors-texte en noir. Exemplaire enrichi d'un état supplémentaire en couleurs des vignettes en couleurs avec remarques et de deux états supplémentaires des hors-texte en noir. Tirage limité : un des 100 exemplaires numérotés (n° 83) sur papier Japon. Sous étui. RELIURE DE SEMET & PLUMELLE. Hormis d'infimes traces de frottement en dos superbe exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Torrents of Spring, The

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine+. First Printing. 8vo: [8],143,[1]pp.Publisher'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'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's ticket of Brentano's, Paris, to lower paste down. Hanneman A4.A. The author's first novel, published by Scribner's after Boni and Liveright rejected it. In this slim volume, Hemingway parodied Sherwood Anderson'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's became Hemingway's publisher for the rest of his life. Still, some reviewers saw the book as a detour in Hemingway'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 Tempest

      William Heinemann Ltd and Double, Page & Company, London and New York 1926 - Folio. 21 color plates tipped to mounts. Original vellum-backed boards, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. LIMITED EDITION, number 54 of 260 copies for sale in Great Britain from a total edition of 520 (another 260 were for sale in the United States). Some light soiling to binding, small stain at foot of spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Genesis of the (First) World War - An Introduction to the Problem of War Guilt

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. xxx, 750 pages. Footnotes. Index. Five-page reading list of War Guilt publications. Black and white frontispiece photo plate of Wilson and Poincare in Paris. "It is the purpose of the writer to arouse interest in the subject and to create a general conviction that there is here a major international problem, the nature and importance of which are scarcely realized by even the average educated American." - from Preface. "The only way to assess the blame for the World War is to know all the evidence and to put off war spectacles. Professor Barnes is one of the few men who have done both." - George Peabody Gooch, University of London. Barnes spent much of his life robustly challenging commonly held historic views. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy.

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        Fotografie di scena originali 1927-1929

      , , . 13  fotografie di scena originali di allestimenti tenuti al Treatro di Torino: 1) 1 foto originale de L'Heure Espagnole di Maurice Ravel, allestimento di Francesco Menzio, rappresentata il 18 maggio 1926 (cm 26,5x39) 2) 1 foto originale di Madonna Imperia di Alfano, allestimento di Fedor Fedorovic Komissarzevskij, rappresentata il 5 maggio 1927 (cm 15x24) 3) 4 fotografie originali di Sette canzoni di Gian Francesco Malipiero, sette espressioni drammatiche rappresentate, con scene e costumi dello stesso Malipiero, il 18 maggio 1926 (cm 12x17) 4) 3 fotografie originali de La Fata Malerba di Vittorio Gui, allestimento di Fedor Fedorovic Komissarzevskij, fiaba in tre atti su libretto di Fausto Salvatori rappresentata il 15 maggio 1927 (cm 14,5x23,5) 5) 1 foto originale di L'Italiana in Algeri di Gioacchino Rossini, con scene e costumi di Gigi Chessa, rappresentata il 26 novembre 1925 (cm 18,5x24) 6) 2 fotografie originali di Così fan tutte di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, allestimento di Fedor Fedorovic Komissarzevskij, rappresentata il 26 aprile 1927. In una delle foto compaiono gli interpreti Alessio De Paolis, Laura Pasini, Conchita Supervia, Mario Gubiani, Giulio Tomei, Anna Sassone Soster (cm 13,7x15 e 9x15,5) 7) 1 foto originale di un interno del Teatro (cm 18,5x26). . . .

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        Evropa a Amerika [Europe and America]

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

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        The Genesis of the World War

      Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York 1926 - Signed B000OYGCEA Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. xxx, 750 pages. Footnotes. Index. Five-page reading list of War Guilt publications. Black and white frontispiece photo plate of Wilson and Poincare in Paris. "It is the purpose of the writer to arouse interest in the subject and to create a general conviction that there is here a major international problem, the nature and importance of which are scarcely realized by even the average educated American." - from Preface. "The only way to assess the blame for the World War is to know all the evidence and to put off war spectacles. Professor Barnes is one of the few men who have done both." - George Peabody Gooch, University of London. Barnes spent much of his life robustly challenging commonly held historic views. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Winnie-the-Pooh

      Methuen, London, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: E. H. Shepard. Illustrated, with maps to end papers. First impression. Size: 12mo - between 6¾ - 7¾" tall. xvi + 159pp. Binding firm, spine cocked with minor wear to top and base. Endpapers browned slightly, text block clean. Dust jacket worn and chipped, with a couple of larger tears and slight loss at top and base of spine. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Top edge gilt in good condition. Corners bumped. Illustrator: E. H. Shepard. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children; Fiction. Inventory No: 20687. .

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