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        The Drifting Cowboy

      Scribners 1926 - SIGNED by Will James and dated ('26) on the front endpaper. 44 illustrations by the author, 37 of which are full page. Later printing (Publisher's colophon on the copyright page, but date of 1926 on the title page). The volume is bumped at the spine ends and corners and has an ink signature of Jane Newhall, Jr. (mother of benefactor Jane Newhall) on the front endpaper. The unclipped dust jacket is edge rubbed with creasing and chips (to a depth of 3/8" at the top front spine joint), and, additionally, has a narrow 1/2" triangular shaped chip on the spine below the author's name. The jacket is now sleeved in mylar. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        The History of Witchcraft and Demonology [Together With] The Geography of Witchcraft

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., Ltd., 1926 and 1927.. FIRST EDITIONS, 2 vols. Octavo. Volume one, pp. xv; 353;[16] advertisements. Volume two, pp. xi; 623. Elegantly hand-bound in half blue morocco over blue cloth boards, title and author's name in direct git lettering to spine, raised bands, gilt stamp to front boards. Both volumes comprehensively illustrated with stunning black and white plates spanning myth, theology, and history. Some light spotting to paper stock as usual, half titles toned, otherwise internally clean. Housed in a robust cloth slipcase with fleece-lining and ribbon pull. A beautiful presentation of Summers' classic works on Witchcraft, published as part of the History of Civilisation series. Neat, clean and captivating.

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        Lettre à Jacques Maritain. - Réponse à Jean Cocteau

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Arches paper, ours one of 25 trade off for each volume, only large paper with 30 Japan.spine and boards and marginally slightly discolored as usual, otherwise nice set wide-margined. Stock Paris 1926 13,5x19cm 2 volumes brochés

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        LA SUA ORA

      ADRIANO SALANI, FIRENZE 1926 - ITALIANO Coperta rigida ingiallita, con fioritura, strappi ai bordi ed al dorso e segni di inchiostro rosso, pagine ingiallite da tempo, con fioritura, gore ed alcune con strappi, legatura lenta e molte pagine libere, appunti ai fogli di guardia

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        Cent comptines illustrées de 45 bois gravés et coloriés par Pierre Roy.

      - P., Henri Jonquières et Cie, 1926, In-4, plein box vert, étui toile verte premier plat de couverture conservé, non paginé, couverture illustrées en couleurs. Tirée à 540 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci sur Arches.Imprimé par Kadar avec les coloris de Nervet.L'oeuvre de Pierre Roy fut remarquée pour la première fois par Apollinaire en 1913. C'est Tzara qui la fit connaitre en Amérique en 1925 où il devint un des plus grands peintres surréalistes. Amis des poètes et poète lui-même, son oeuvre est empreinte des paysages de la Loire, son pays d'origine. Livres

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        Pandora

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1926 - Original dark blue grained cloth, lettered in gilt. In a complete and lovely dust jacket by Cleon. There is minor edge-wear but overall the jacket remains very nice indeed. A Craig Kennedy mystery story. Listed in Bleiler and Hubin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Petite Ville

      A rare, enriched presentation example. The wrappers, preserved in pristine condition, are bound into an exceptional fore-edge vellum binding decorated with two watercolor paintings finely executed directly on the vellum, one on each side. The richness and luminosity of the painted surfaces is arresting; "No paper can ... lend such translucency and richness to watercolor." [John McEwan] The paintings on vellum were done by the Vicomte Max de Beauregard in the year the book was issued, as documented by his signature with date on the rear of the painting on the upper side. The presentation by Yan Dyl is made with a brush on the flyleaf and establishes he was a guest of Max de Beauregard. The example is also signed by the prominent art dealer, collector, and publisher, Daniel Kahnweiler, in his guise as Simon Kra, on the illustrated colophon. BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS: "La Petite Ville" is a remarkable and distinctive work of illustration from the 1920s when there was a great creative outpouring of the book arts in France, under the influence of what has come to be called Art Deco (applied modernism). The illustrations incorporate elements of cubism and are characterized by cut-off composition frames and distorted perspectives, sustaining Yan Dyl's theme of the past manifesting in the present, as repression and furtive theater. Twenty illustrations are pochoir plates without text and follow the 20 descriptive legends on interleaves. Two pochoirs with letters precede the body of the work and introduce its themes. One decorates the upper side of the wrappers: another decorates the half-title leaf and is beautifully lettered with the sub-title, "Avenir Ennui" (Future Trouble). A final illustration, a b/w vignette, decorates the colophon leaf. THE PAINTINGS: in black, rose, charcoal and gray were done with watercolor paints applied directly to the vellum, their application requiring dry brush technique because of calfskin's lack of absorbency. The larger painting on the upper side shows a view of old Foix, (the castle on its heights dates to the 10th century), with stone walls, battlements, and tall narrow houses with sharply sloped red roofs with overhanging eaves. In the foothills of the French Pyrénées, Foix is at the crossroads of ancient pilgrimage routes, to Santiago de Compostela in Spain and Jerusalem and the Holy Land. Houses and town square are laid out below the distinctive medieval castle and crossing tower, set off by black and rose crossing bands that symbolize the town was a halt for pilgrims. There is a powerful sense of history and enclosed space and the castle and town buildings press on two elderly people seen in conversation in the town square and two barely glimpsed figures in second story windows. The oval vignette painted on the lower side employs Yan Dyl's visual syntax and its composition with tower and black lunettes explicitly summons and plays off the Yan Dyl composition on the upper wrapper with its sense of distorted time and space. PUBLISHING NOTE: The pochoirs, after watercolors are done on one side of the leaves by Les Ateliers Jacomet, this example noted as h.c. (hors commerce, not for sale and reserved for collaborators and presentation). CONDITION: Pochoirs: Very Fine / Legend Interleaves: Very Fine / Extremities: Fine, customary offset to flyleaf from the upper wrapper pochoir. / Wrappers: Very Fine / Vellum Covers: Good, some soiling and toning; Upper Side with surface wear near edges, chiefly at the top outer corner; Lower Side with some spots, none in the painting. / Binding: Fine. PAGINATION: Complete; 44 unnumbered leaves with 22 pochoirs (hand painted stencil prints) and 20 descriptive legends, each on their own leaf. FORMAT: Publisher's blue and green flock paper wrappers, the upper side decorated with a striking pochoir with applied gold leaf, the wrappers bound into a pictorial vellum binding with the top edge rolled in gold leaf, quarto sewn with a beige and brown striped headband, brown silk book ribbon sewn in, additional blank leaves inserted. SIZE: 291 x 185 mm. YAN DYL [1887-1944]: illustrated five books between 1926 and 1928 and was a friend of the artist, Robert Delaunay. Serving in the French Resistance, he was captured by the Gestapo and died in Buchenwald. REFERENCE: Monod 4156. Princeton University, Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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        La Gloire de Râma, 1926-1927

      - S.n., s.l. 1926-1927, 176pp. in-folio, en feuillets. - Completo e originale manoscritto autografo firmato 176 pagine in folio scritte in inchiostro nero sul davanti. Autografi rivestiti e un po 'strappata, la seconda datata Parigi - 9 Ottobre 1926 e Parigi - 8 Novembre 1927 Molte correzioni autografe dell'autore e il titolo barrati (inizialmente storia di Rama). Romanzo Romance basato sul poema epico Ramayana sanscrito antico. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe complet et inédit signé de 176 pages in-folio rédigées à l'encre noire sur le recto. Double chemise autographes un peu déchirées, la seconde datée Paris - 9 octobre 1926 et Paris - 8 novembre 1927. Nombreuses corrections autographes de l'auteur et titre biffé (initialement, l'Histoire de Râma). Roman inédit d'après le Ramayana, poème épique sanscrit ancien.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom

      Privately Printed for the Author, London 1926 - This is one of the scarce incomplete issue of the Subscribers or Cranwell edition of this legendary work. Published in an edition of 170 copies for subscribers this is one of the 32 incomplete copies inscribed and initialled by Lawrence (Shaw) "Incomplete copy, 1.xii.26. TES". The incomplete copies lack some of the colour plates only, text and textual illustrations complete. Bound in half maroon morocco by De Coverly with elaborate gilt decoration to the spine and raised bands. All edges gilt. Endpapers by Eric Kennington. 58 text illustrations by John, Kennington, Williams Roberts, Paul Nash, Blair Hughes-Stanton, William Nicholson and others. Four fold-out colour maps (two maps duplicated). The volume has the complete text and 27 of the sumptuous plates printed by Whittingham & Griggs These include; Muddowra, 4 Street Scenes of Jeddah, Prickly Pear (not called for), Wilson, Author (pastel by Kennington), Lloyd, Jaafar, Auda Abu Tayi, Ghalib, Mukhmeyer, Mahmas, Serg, Tafas, At Akaba, Hogarth, Storrs, Young, Junor, Wingate, Dawnay, Author, (Drawing by John), El Sakhara, Stokes gun class, Thinking Chap, In a Tent, Entering Damascus, Irish Troops bombed etc. Together with, laid in, SOME NOTES ON THE WRITING OF THE SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM (The Author, 1927). Single-fold leaflet. Fine. "About 200 copies distributed to subscribers of Seven Pillars of Wisdom" (O'Brian A039). An attractive and fine copy, all housed in a custom made half morocco drop front box that echoes the binding of the volume. The author's magnum opus and famous account of his part in the Arab Revolt of 1916. This manuscript, written over a period from 1919 originally ran to over 400,000 words, and Lawrence had this printed at the Oxford Times in 1922 in an edition of 8 copies and then in 1926 issued the Subscriber's or Cranwell edition. Printed by Manning Pike and Herbert Hodgson, Lawrence supervised the production at every stage and had copies bound at various leading fine binders of the day. Lawrence stated that the text would not be made publicly available in his lifetime. However, of financial necessity he authorised Jonathan Cape to publish a heavily abridged version under the title of Revolt in the Desert in 1927, which stirred public interest to induce Cape to publish most of the full text within two months of Lawrence's death in 1935. A superb copy and a rare opportunity to obtain one of the scarcest of all editions of this work. LAID IN LOOSE is an unpublished and long letter (ALS) to TE's solicitor Eliot dated 1928 relating to RAF matters. Please do contact us for further information on this volume. O'Brien A040. We also have a very scarce unrecorded "Proof" or "Extra" copy, complete except lacks many plates and 1 four page gathering. Bound in full black leather with patterned 1920s endpapers and matching slipcase. Enquire for further details price etc. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cobden-Sanderson, Anne] Souvenir: Edwin and Robert Grabhorn to Anne Cobden-Sanderson. San Franciscot, June 26th at Coppa's Restaurant

      Grabhorn Press, San Francisco 1926 - Original blue printed wrappers with gilt printed lettering on cover. One of 15 Copies printed for the occasion, sewn and laid in blue paper wrappers, later 25 more copies were issued in boards. [6] pp. plus 4 preliminary and ending blank leaves. Wrappers. 8vo. (8 1/2 x 5 3/4). SIGNED at the end by the participants: Charles Erskine Scott Wood (who wrote the text), Anne Cobden-Sanderson, Edwin Grabhorn, Robert Grabhorn, Albert M. Bender, Henry H. Taylor, Katharine Field Ehrgott, and J. J. Neuberger. Also signed in pencil on first blank page by fine printer Helen Gentry who worked for the Grabhorns at the time. The wrappers are separated at spine and slightly worn at edges, else contents fine. Anne Cobden-Sanderson (1853- 1926), distinguished British feminist who went to jail in London for her suffragist activities in the early 1900's, was married to the famed fine press printer, T. J. Cobden-Sanderson (1840-1922). Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1852-1944) was a noted San Francisco writer and anarchist; Albert M. Bender (1866-1941) was a Jewish philanthropist in San Francisco noted for his support of the arts; Henry H. Taylor was a fine printer of the firm Taylor & Taylor in San Francisco; Katharine Field Ehrgott was the daughter by a previous marriage of feminist Sara Bard Field Ehrgott (1882-1974), who lived with Charles Erskine Scott Wood. GRABHORN PRESS 83. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Winnie-the-Pooh

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd 1926. 160 pages. In publisher's original classic green cloth binding, with gilt band around front cover and iconic image of Christopher Robin and Pooh on the cover. Gilt lettering to spine with top edge gilt. Corners and spine ends a bit bumped. Scattered small marks to front & rear boards. Early ink inscription to first blank. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. A nice copy of this illustrated classic. . Very Good. Decorated Cloth. First Edition. 1926. 8vo..

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        MEDUSA'S HEAD

      New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, 1926.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-120 [121] [122: blank], original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. First printing with "(1)" at base of text on page [121]. Weird mystery novel. "Bacon, a successful author in the first quarter of the twentieth century of fiction that was both 'popular' and 'literary', has tended to fall between these two stools in the estimate of posterity. This is unfortunate as she was a skillful craftsman and had things to say, especially on the subject of the emancipated modern woman, where her views manage to contain nuance, skepticism and passion. She also had a recurrent interest in the supernatural, as documented by Dorothy Scarborough in her important early study, The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction. The main titles of relevance here are THE STRANGE CASES OF DR. STANCHON (1913), IN THE BORDER COUNTRY (1909) and the present title." - Robert Eldridge. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 26. Bleiler (1948), p. 37. Reginald 00697. Hubin (1994), p. 40. A bright, fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket with mild fading to spine panel. (#130196)

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        The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

      London: W. Collins and Sons, 1926. First Edition. Octavo, pp.312. Bound in publisher's dark blue cloth, red lettered title and border, with titles in red to spine.Some expected wear and rubbing, cloth a little frayed at tips, ink ownership to flyleaf. A perfectly acceptable copy of a scarce and deirable title. Widely regarded as one of the most influential crime novels ever written, it is sometimes regarded as Christie's masterpiece.

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        The Chronicles of the East India Company trading to China, 1635-1834.: Vol.I-IV: 1635-1834. Vol.V: Supplementary, 1742-74.

      1926-29, Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1926 - A comprehensive history of the East India Company's activities on the China coast to 1834, based on the India Office records. A very good set in original cloth. From the library of C.C. Davies, Historian of India. First edition Five volumes, pp.[xxii], 305, [8, tables], 5 plates, 2 folding maps; [viii], 435, [16, list of ships], 2 plates, 2 folding maps; [viii], 388, [9], 6 plates, folding map; [viii], 427, 6 plates; [x], 212, 2 plates.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        You Can't Win

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good with light edge wear and light soiling to cloth, very slight fading to spine. Light shelf lean. Offsetting to end sheets, with a blacked out previous owner name to the front end paper and a small bookseller sticker to the rear paste down. Several pages show small stains. An early 20th Century professional burglar and hobo's vividly-written autobiography, which was hailed by Naked Lunch author William S. Burroughs as an important literary influence. Rare.

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        Spelen va[n] sinne byde[n] .xix. gheconfirmeerden cameren van rhetorijcken binnen der stede van Ghendt comparerende, verthoont, volghende den octroye vander K. Maiesteyt, Grave va[n] Vlaendren, onsen gheduchte[n] Heere, schepenen der selver stede, en[de] camere van rhetorijcke vander heylige drievuldicheyt, gheseyt de fonteynisten, verleent, en[de] der charte uutghesonde[n] op de questie, welck den mensche stervende, meesten troost is: die selve spele[n] beghinnende by ordre, so hier na volcht, de[n] .xii. junij, int jaer m.ccccc.xxxix. En[de] werde[n] volspeelt en[de] gheeyndt, den .xxiii. vanden jare en[de] maent voorsz. (Colophon: Antwerp, [Matthias Crom], 25 October 1539). 8vo. 18th-century half vellum.

      - Machiels S-491, cf. S-490 & S-492; Nijhoff & Kronenberg 3890 (3 imperfect copies), cf. 1926-1928; cf. Bibl. Belg. V, p. 190; Typ. Batava 4704 (1564 ed.). Possibly unrecorded variant of one of the three scarce Antwerp editions published in the same year as the first edition by Joos Lambrecht at Ghent in 1539, of an account of a so-called "Landjuweel", a rhetoricians' festival organized in Ghent in June 1539. They were organized by the chamber "De H. Drievuldicheyt" of Ghent and the 19 participating chambers from different cities each presented a play answering the question: "What is of the most comfort for somebody who is dying?" It was the first time that the texts of the plays were published immediately after the festival. The texts breathe the spirit of the Reformation and the book was banned in 1540.The sequence of the three editions is not certain and the differences are minimal. Our copy has the title as described in Nijhoff & Kronenberg 3890, but contains a variant in the colophon: "xxv. Octob." instead of "xv. Octob.". This variant is described in the literature only as part of the other Antwerp editions, but because the variations in the title concern only abbreviations, many libraries may have catalogued copies improperly. Another edition appeared in 1564 in Wesel by Hans de Braecker.Title-page soiled, slip of paper pasted over an erased library stamp in the lower margin of the second leaf, a few minor dampstains and small wormhole in the last leaves. Good copy.

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        Little Pardner and Other Stories

      George H. Doran Co. New York (1926) - First Edition. "Stories of gayety and human feeling, stories to make sad hours lighten". By the author of Polyanna. Near Fine in attractive Near Fine dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GOLD POINT AND OTHER STRANGE STORIES

      Boston: The Stratford Company, Publishers, 1926.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-275 [276: blank], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold and ruled in blind. First edition. A collection of science fiction, horror and supernatural tales. "Unusual and imaginative in motifs, intelligent, but amateurish in presentation." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1169. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 891. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 121. Bleiler (1978), p. 107. Reginald 07742. A bright, nearly fine copy in very good two-color pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear at edges and 23 x15 mm v-chip at upper spine end. A somewhat uncommon book which is rarely found in jacket. (#147366)

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        Op. 28]. Drei Satiren für gemischten Chor Op. 28. [Score]

      Universal-Edition [PN. U.E. 8586], Wien. New York 1926 - Small folio. Original light green printed wrappers. [1] (title), [2] (contents), 3-4 (preface), 5-6 (texts), 7 (notes on performance), 8-53 (music), 54-58 (appendix: tonal canons) pp. Printer's note to lower right corner of p. 58: "Stich u. Druck der Waldheim=Eberle A.G."Publisher's catalog no. 35 "Arnold Schönbergs Werke in der Universal-Edition" dated "VIII [August] 1926" to verso of lower wrapper.Early owner's signature in pencil to head of upper wrapper: "Annegret Batschelet-Massini 1.2.[19]55."With manuscript transcriptions in an unidentified hand (scores and parts) of the canon for string quartet from the appendix on music paper by Hug, Basel. First Edition, first issue. Rufer (Engl.) p. 48. Ringer p. 316. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 21-22.All texts are by Schoenberg himself. The second piece, "Vielseitigkeit," is a notorious spoof on Stravinsky, ridiculed as "der kleine Modernsky."In a letter to Amadeo Filippi in May 1949 Schoenberg wrote that the Drei Satiren were composed when he had been very angered by the attacks by some of his younger contemporaries. Through the Satires he wanted to attack all those who 'seek personal salvation by taking the middle road.' Secondly, 'take aim at those who pretend to aspire "back to." ' Thirdly, he wanted to attack the 'folklorists. and finally all those "ists" 'in whom I can only see mannerists. Their music is enjoyed most by those who constantly think of the slogan, which is intended to prevent them from thinking of anything else.' Joseph Auner: A Schoenberg Reader, pp. 186-7. Annegret Batschelet-Massini (1918-2004) was a Swiss violinist and music teacher, known as an ardent champion of contemporary music. Ernst Krenek dedicated his Albumblatt für Gesang und Klavier, op. 228 (1977), to her. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        HERE AND BEYOND ..

      New York, London: D. Appleton & Company, 1926.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-324 [325] [326: blank], original dark blue moire patterned cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, pictorial endpapers, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed. First edition. First printing with "(1)" below last line of text on page [325]. Collects six stories, including "Miss Mary Pask" and a vampire tale "Bewitched." Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 181. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1687. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-252. Bleiler (1978), p. 207. Reginald 15186. Top edge of text block a little dusty, lower corners a little bumped, else a fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with light shelf wear to edges, small closed tear with crease at lower edge of front panel, chip from upper spine end, and some fading to spine panel and edges. (#137056)

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        STEFAN ZWEIG Lettre autographe signée

      - Lettre autographe signée au libraire éditeur, fondateur des Editions du Sagittaire Simon Kra ( ?). Salzburg (Autriche) 29 mai 1926 ; 1 page in-4° sur papier en-tête. Texte en français Lettre à propos des conférences que doit faire son correspondant en Europe : « je n’ai pas encore des nouvelles précises de Berlin pour votre conférence, mais je suis sûr, tout s’arrangera. Et pour Prague cela sera facile en combinaison avec Vienne. J’ai conseillé d’envoyer à vous son grand œuvre Geist aur Gestalt des B. à Mr René Tulop Muller. C’est le livre le plus documenté que je connaisse et si une édition Française serait possible on pourrait obtenir les innombrables illustrations à un prix minimum. Je ne me mêle pas de l’affaire pratique, mais je lui ai dit que sans doute le livre vous intéressera personnellement. Très heureux de ce que vous avec couclué avec l’excellent Stella ( ) N’oubliez-pas que, si vous avez besoin d’un éclaircissement quelquonque ou d’une intervention en Allemagne je serai heureux, de vous être utile » [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE SMOKING LEG AND OTHER STORIES

      Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926.. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-296 [note: title leaf is a tipped in single leaf], title page printed in green and black, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green, top edge stained yellow green. First U.S. edition. Metcalfe's first book, collecting eighteen stories including the classic horror tale "The Smoking Leg." "British writer of subtle, finely crafted supernatural tales, many of them about lonely misfits out of step with their times... Metcalfe's stories, typically, rely upon fragments of letters, snatches of half-remembered conversation, liquor-dulled reminiscences, murky dreams, fleetingly described photographs, and veiled references to messages never actually quoted." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 290. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-147. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1168. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 156. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 290-91. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-179. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 364. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10083. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket (striking illustration by Juan Oliver on the front panel) with some mild dust soiling. A fresh, attractive example of this rare jacket. (#130401)

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        Blues

      , 1926. 1926. First Edition . Signed. HANDY, W.C., editor. Blues. An Anthology. New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1926. Folio (9 by 12 inches), original black and purple cloth. $1500.First edition of this classic jazz anthology featuring text as well as piano/vocal parts, inscribed in the year of publication: ""To Miss Lydia G. Fraser, with best wishes, W.C. Handy. 5-10-'26.""The editor of this work, W.C. Handy, was a famous jazz musician and composer. Blues: An Anthology was the first book on the blues for a general audience. Handy intended for this illustrated book to be accessible, to contain compelling music and to, above all, foster a love and respect for jazz. His methods work and it was reprinted throughout the 20th century. ""Handy may not have 'fathered' the blues… nor did he write true 'blues' songs of the type that were performed by country blues musicians. But he did write one of the most popular songs of the 20th century, which introduced blues tonalities and themes to popular music. His influence on stage music and jazz was profound"" (ANB). Without scarce original dust jacket. Slightest foxing to interior, minor rubbing mainly to spine. A near-fine inscribed copy.

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        OPERE DI GIOSUE' CARDUCCI

      Nicola Zanichelli, 1926. In 16_, leg. in tela, fregio in oro al dorso, titoli e fregi al dorso._ Perfette condizioni. Opera omnia in XX volumi, editio princeps. Vol. I, Discorsi letterari e storici Vol. II, Primi saggi Vol III, Bozzetti e scherme Vol. IV, Confessioni e battaglie Vol. V, Ceneri e faville (serie prima: 1859 - 1870) Vol. VI, Juvenilia e Levia Gravia Vol. VII, Ceneri e faville (serie seconda: 1871 - 1876) Vol. VIII, Studi letterari Vol. IX, Giambi ed Epodi e rime nuove Vol. X, Studi, saggi e discorsi Vol. XI, Ceneri e faville (serie terza e ultima) Vol. XII, Confessioni e Battaglie Vol. XIII, Studi su Giuseppe Parini. Il Parini minore Vol. XIV, Studi su Giuseppe Parini. Il Parini maggiore (con un'appendice inedita) Vol. XV, Su Ludovico Ariosto e Torquato Tasso Vol. XVI, Poesia e storia Vol. XVII, Odi Barbare e Rime e Ritmi Vol. XVIII, Archeologia poetica Vol. XIX, Melica e Lirica del Settecento Vol. XX, Cavalleria e Umanesimo _ _ _ _ _ _

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        Rien que la terre

      Paris, A la Sphère 1926 - Edition of 206 copies including 11 original engravings by Demetrios Galanis and one original frontispiece. Copy on reservede to Librairie Champion. Includes a printsuite and an original slipcase. Copy in perfect condition. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK.

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        QUATRE FRIMOUSSES, GRAVEES PAR HERMANN-PAUL, POUR "LES EXEMPLAIRES".

      SUR LES PRESSES DE L'IMPRIMEUR LEON PICHON. 1926 - IN-FOLIO EN FEUILLES SOUS PORTEFEUILLE A RABATS EN 1/2 PERCALINE ROUGE A COINS DE L'EDITEUR, TITRE IMPRIME EN NOIR SUR ETIQUETTE COLLEE SUR LE PLAT SUPERIEUR (28,5 X 38,5 X 1 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON). CONTIENT 4 PLANCHES (PORTRAITS DE FEMMES) COLORIEES AU POCHOIR. PREMIER ET UNIQUE TIRAGE LIMITE A 109 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES, TOUS SUR VELIN A LA FORME DES PAPETERIES D'ARCHES , CELUI-CI PORTANT LE NUMERO 34, IMPRIME POUR MONSIEUR LUCIEN J. . ON JOINT LA LISTE DES MEMBRES DE LA SOCIETE "LES EXEMPLAIRES". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tagebücher in 8 Bänden 1926-1998

      Komplette Ausgabe in 8 Bänden, 3 Bände in Schuber. Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Band 1 : 1926 - 1942 ( 872 Seiten) Band 2 : Juni 1940 ( 90 Seiten) Band 3 : 1943 - 1954 ( 869 Seiten) Band 4 : 1955 - 1972 ( 982 Seiten) Band 5 : 1972 - 1981 ( 1013 Seiten) Band 6 : 1981 - 1990 ( 1061 Seiten) Band 7 : 1990 - 1996 ( 772 Seiten) Band 8 : 1996 - 1998 ( 448 Seiten)

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        Autograph letter signed "Lehár Fr" to the celebrated soprano Maria Jeritza

      "Liebe, du Himmel auf Erden" is an aria from Lehár's operetta Paganini (1926), made into a film in 1934. Maria Jeritza performed the song as part of a shortwave broadcast for an American audience in 1935. Lehár's operetta Schön ist die Welt was first performed in 1930 (a revision of his earlier work Endlich allein, 1914). Like other successful composers of the era, Léhar was close to Maria Jeritza (1887-1982), the most celebrated soprano from the final years of the Habsburg empire. She appeared regularly at the Metropolitan Opera in New York from 1921 on.. In blue ink on the verso of a postal card with unidentified motif; printed credits to "Phot. Ing. F Mayer." Dated September 29, 1935. In German (with translation). Lehár thanks his correspondent (who is not named but may be identified by circumstantial evidence as the soprano Maria Jeritza) for her interpretation of the song "Liebe du Himmel auf Erden" (Love, you heaven on earth) from his operetta Paganini. He is looking forward to seeing her as Tosca soon. He announces that he will travel to Paris imminently to attend a performance of his operetta Schön ist die Welt: "Still under the spell of the song 'Liebe du Himmel auf Erden' so wonderfully rendered by you I am writing you this letter, and I thank you cordially for the artistic enjoyment... Early next week I will travel to Paris. Schön ist die Welt is going to be performed at the Theâtre Paisé Lyrique." From the collection of Maria Jeritza. Slightly worn, creased and smudged; faint red ink stains.

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        Souvenir (SIGNED & INSCRIBED)

      Hayward & Dahlen, Minneapolis 1926 - Photo-illustrated booklet of Native Americans, signed and inscribed to E. A. Drake and Rec Drake by author, 1936. Text accompanying the photor eproductions is somewhat humorous, even satirical, for example: "Stalwart young bucks and agile maids - Unkempt squaws with their raven braids." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        INQUIETUDES. Poemas.

      Juan Pueyo,, Madrid, 1926 - 112pp. Alguna mancha de edad en cubierta. Buen interior. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Twelve Poems

      London: The Riccardi Press, 1926, 1926. FIRST EDITION SIGNED. 1 vol., limited to 130 numbered copies of which this is copy #58, inscribed on the front blank endleaf "To Elizabeth with love from Edith December 1926." Bound in the publisher's original blue-gray cloth backed boards, gilt lettered spine, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, lower back corner slightly bumped, mild offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers otherwise VERY GOOD.

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        International Theatre Exposition New York 1926. Steinway Buildiung 27.2.-15.3.

      Zustand: Bibl.-Expl. (mit Stempel / Numerierung / Stempel etc. / anfangs wenige geringfügige Wasserflecken am Aussensteg Beitraege v. F. Leger H. Richter H. Walden A. Doeblin (Lusitania) Franz T. Czokor Rolf de Mare u.a. Einzigartiger Querschnitt durch das moderne Theaterschaffen der 20er Jahre mit Abb. v. Buehnenbildern (z. B. F. Leger) Kostuemen etc. (z. B. O. Schlemmer) Auffuehrungen v. T. Tzara u.a. Von der allergroessten Seltenheit! International nur ein Mal nachgewiesen in der Bibliothek der University of Delaware mit dem dortigen Eintrag: International Theatre Exposition Catalogue 1926 Consists of a copy of the International Theatre Exposition Catalogue published in New York in 1926. This exposition was organized by Friedrich Kiesler and Jane Heap. The back inside cover displays a full page advertisement for The Little Review and The Little Review Gallery which was created by Heap. The Winter 1926 Theatre Number of The Little Review is based on this exposition. Laid in is an announcement for the American premiere of Marcel L Herbiers film The New Enchantment which features Georgette LeBlanc-Maeterlinck. Bilder gern auf Anfrage___Dieser Titel wird nicht per Versand verkauft sondern nur gegen Barzahlung in unseren Geschaeftsraeumen. Der Eintrag in unserer Datenbank dient lediglich der Information des interessierten Kunden. Bei Interesse sprechen Sie uns bitte an. Vielen Dank fuer Ihre Aufmerksamkeit!___

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        Ulysses

      8vo. (210 x 160mm), pp.[xii], 735, [v]. Clean and bright internally. Original blue paper publisher's wrappers, edges uncut. Upper joint wholly split, so upper cover only attached where it folds around the edges of the first gathering. A bit cocked, spine worn and chipped with some surface peeling, edges tattered with numerous small closed tears and upper fore-edge splitting.There have been at least 18 editions of Ulysses, each with variations in different impressions. Here we find the eighth printing of the first edition, with the 'type entirely re-set', so de facto the second edition. An uncommon find in its original paper wrappers.

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        The Tempest

      New York: William Heinemann, 1926. 185pp. Number 333 out of a limited edition of 520. Signed by Rackham. Some marks to covers, with wear at corners. Owner's signature to front free endpaper . Signed by Illustrator. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur.

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        Foundation Stones

      Denver, CO: Bradford-Robinson Printing Co., 1926. Inscribed by the Author to the Colorado Pioneer Society in 1927; Author's second book; Lengthy hand written ink notes on four blank pages at the back, which appear to be corrections and/or addenda to the text with page number references, else the textblock is very clean and tight . Binding lightly edge-rubbed and worn, with the gilt titling on the front cover still legible but beginning to wear off; Faint, dark spot on front cover at the fore edge; No dust jacket; 243p. Wynar/Depp 348.. Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Green Cloth, Gilt Titling. Very Good. Illus. by Drawings/Decorations. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover.

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        Animalia or Fibs about Beasts. Engraved on Wood and Ensnared in Verse

      New York: Payson & Clarke, 1926. First trade edition of this modern verse bestiary, illustrated with wood engravings by Leon Underwood, "one of the founding fathers of British Modernism" (Telegraph). Best remembered for his African-inspired sculpture, Underwood mastered a wide range of media, and was one of the founders of the English Wood Engraving Society in 1925. The rich black images here are accompanied by nonsense verse in the tradition of Edward Lear and Hilaire Belloc: "The wily serpent never spoils / The appearance of his motive coils / By using lubricating oils." Issued simultaneously with a signed limited edition of twenty-eight copies. A fine copy of a striking book, reflecting the artistic revival of English wood engraving between the wars. Quarto, original full black cloth lettered in green, pastedown wood engraving of a circus ring on upper board, yellow pictorial endpapers. Wood-engraved vignettes on half title, frontispiece, and title page; twenty full-page wood engravings of animals throughout text. Very light wear to cloth.

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        Marazan.

      London: Cassell and Company, 1926.. FIRST EDITION. Crown Octavo, pp.319; [1]. In publisher's cyan cloth with black titles stamped to spine and upper board. Heavily abraded black ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper, below a more recent black ink ownership. Very slight reading lean; a little external wear. Very good indeed. Shute's first published novel, in which a commercial pilot helps crack a drug smuggling ring.

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        Die Artillerie beim Angriff im Stellungskrieg.

      8, 216 Seiten mit zahlreichen Karten im Text und 6 Faltkarten sowie 4 Karten in Lasche auf hinteren Buchdeckel KOMPLETT! Illustrierter Originalleinen - Rücken Fehlstelle von ca. 3 cm und Einband leicht berieben, Seiten teils leicht randfleckig sonst guter Zustand - 1926. H1190

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        North of Boston

      HENRY HOLT COMPANY, NEW YORK, NY 1926 - Dark green paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Gilt title to cover and spine. Moderate book, shelf, edge wear and rubs. Front and back hinge crack. Untrimmed page edges. Book plate of previous owner on front paste down page. Book plate of previous owner on back paste down page. Name of previous owner in ink on the front free end paper. Pages browned. Frontispiece. DATE PUBLISHED: 1926 EDITION: REPRINT 135 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bonne-Fille

      Paris, Mornay 1926 - 23x2.5x19.8 cm Exemplaire imprimé sur papier Japon impérial. L'ouvrage comprend beaucoup d'illustrations en blanc et noir et en couleur. Parfait état, partiellement non-coupé. Copy on Japon Imperial paper. Many b/w and coloured illustrations. Perfect conditions and partially uncut.

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        SOLARIA. Rivista mensile di arte e letteratura diretta da A. Carocci.

      Firenze, Parenti, 1926-1934. In-16 gr. e in-8 p., brossura orig. Di questa celeberrima rivista letteraria mensile (poi bimestrale) offriamo "tutto il pubblicato in 78 fascicoli": dal 1926, Anno I (n. 1, gennaio) al 1934, Anno IX (nn. 5/6, settembre/dicembre). A causa della censura, gli ultimi numeri del 1934 furono distribuiti con notevole ritardo (il n. 4 nel marzo 1935 e i nn. 5/6 nel marzo 1936). Solo alcune bross. del 1927 e 1928 hanno aloni, tracce d'uso o mancanze al dorso, altrimenti tutta la raccolta, contenuta in due cofanetti, è ben conservata. Uniamo: l'"Antologia di Solaria", in-8 p., brossura orig. (dorso restaur.), pp. (6),509,(3). E' un volume antologico, pubblicato dopo la chiusura della rivista, con scritti di Gadda, Montale, Pavese, Saba, Quasimodo, Ungaretti, Vittorini, Zavattini e altri. "Prima edizione" stampata in 560 copie numerate. La ns., 97, appartiene alla tiratura di 500 in cifre arabe. Ben conservato. "Solaria", considerata la più importante rivista letteraria del Novecento, fu fondata da Alberto Carocci nel 1926, edita a Firenze dall'editore Parenti. La sua voce, pur non essendo di aperta opposizione al fascismo, era una chiara smentita alla retorica della letteratura ufficiale, e alle pretese d'autarchia culturale del regime opponeva le indicazioni di un Joyce, un Proust, un Kafka. Sarebbe errato voler vedere nella rivista diretta da Alberto Carocci, una organicità che non aveva. Bonsanti, Chiaromonte, Comisso, Gianfranco Contini, Giacomo Debenedetti, Ferrata, Leo Ferrero, C.E. Gadda, Montale, Noventa, Solmi, Stuparich, Ungaretti, Vittorini, sono soltanto alcuni dei nomi che si trovano scorrendo gli indici di Solaria. Al “proustismo” di Bonsanti ed altri si contrappone la nascente vocazione narrativa di un Vittorini; a Montale e Ungaretti - interpreti dell'uomo in crisi - Giacomo Noventa, poeta dei grandi motivi della tradizione classica, e così si potrebbe continuare per molto. Ma al di là di questi nomi e di queste indicazioni c'è qualcosa che si possa definire lo “spirito” di Solaria? Forse l'esigenza, comune a tutti, di una letteratura europea, la nostalgia dell'Europa, che proprio allora stava precipitando irrimediabilmente verso il disastro. Così “Antologia critica di Solaria” (Lerici Edit., 1958).

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