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        Assisi

      London - Macmillan and the Fine Art Society Limited, 1919. London - Macmillan and the Fine Art Society Limited, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A beautifully illustrated book on Italy from 1869-1918. First edition. With a folding full-colour frontispiece of a scene on the Plain of Umbria. Illustrated in mostly colour with the paintings and sketches of the author, Sir William Blake Richmond (29 November 1842 11 February 1921), a portrait painter and a designer of stained glass and mosaic, whose works include mosaic decorations below the dome and in the apse of St Paul's cathedral in London. Publisher's catalogue to rear. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, worn with front joint failed and lifting to backstrip. Splitting to rear joint. Front hinge strained and ribbon missing from foredge of boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright and generally clean with a small ink stamp of a previous owner to front free endpaper. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The Holy Bible . Containing the Old and New Testaments . Translated out of the Former Tongues: and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised by His Majesty's Special Command. Miniature - Complete with the Original Magnifying Glass, Original Miniature Wooden Lectern and Original Chain

      Edinburgh & London: Nimmo Hay & Mitchell, 1919. Edinburgh & London: Nimmo Hay & Mitchell. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1919. Unknown. Hardcover. Miniature - Complete with the Original Magnifying Glass, Original Miniature Wooden Lectern and Original Chain. Miniature Bible - the covers measuring 48 mm x 33 mm. In the Original full brown leather (soft calf) covered boards with a bright Gilt 'Holy Bible' titled on the spine. A little light rubbing to the very extremities but overall VG covers. Complete with the tiny leather edged magnifying glass in a pocket at the front, the edge of the pocket is rubbed/worn. All edges pink-ish. Internally (6) + 877 pp. A b/w line drawing of 'The Fall' is the Frontispiece. This is torn in a triangular shape to the front blank edge - but no loss - all is there but I'm not attempting a repair on something so tiny! . There are also other b/w line drawn full page illustrations in the text. On the reverse of the frontispiece is a 'Licence' granted to the Publishers Nimmo Hay and Mitchell to print and publish this miniature by His Majesty George the Fifth and dated 19th September 1919. The corners/edges of quite a few of the leaves are creased and 'turned'. In between the Old and New Testaments is an article by W. S. Brassington - 'Notes on the Shakespeare Family Records' followed by the Shakespeare Family Register, and a miniature copy of the mss (Shakespeare) page of his Church Parish Register. The Bible is chained (literally - clipped onto the rear cover) to the original 'miniature' wooden lectern which stands 5 and a half inches tall at the front, and 6 inches high at the back end - with a barley twist stem, has a small green felt protective pad underneath, and is in excellent condition. The former owner has made an amateur display case to protect it and depending on your location (or on agreeing postage) this can be sent with the book/lectern. In olden times bibles were so scarce it was necessary to chain them to lecterns, pulpits and library shelves - this is one of those made at the beginning of the 20th Century to commemmorate this era. Images available on Request. Miniature Chained Lectern Bible. ; Miniature .

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        The Madman. His Parables and Poems

      London: Hutchinson & Co., [1919]. London: Hutchinson & Co.,, [1919]. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed black boards, titles to spine and front board gilt. Three two-tone illustrated plates reproduced from drawings by the author. Spine slightly bumped, corners and edges of boards a little worn, endpapers lightly tanned, minor foxing to edges. Otherwise a very good copy. First UK edition, first impression, of Gibran's first English-language title. The American edition was published by Knopf, New York, the previous year.

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        Siberian Intervention Interest - ???? [Guntai techo Military Pocket Book]

      , Taisho 8. [1919].. Taisho 8. [1919].. 26 leaves, 6 leaves with handwritten notes, some full page, follow the printed leaves of obligations and responsibilities that are standard in these books which were issued to each serviceman. Bound in canvas with printed covers there are some light occasional marks and soiling, very good copy. 12.8 x 8.2cm. This military pocket book belonged to Higaki Mosaku ????. Each Japanese soldier or sailor was required to carry his military pocket book, which was his ID document as well as military CV. The first two-thirds of the pages are the following printed texts: Imperial Rescript to Soldiers and Sailors (1882) by Meiji Emperor, Imperial Rescript to Soldiers and Sailors (1912) by Taisho Emperor, Imperial Rescript for Reservists (1914) by Taisho Emperor, Military Codes and an oath to obey those codes, and instructions in regard to a military pocket book. Imperial Rescript to Soldiers and Sailors (1926) by Showa Emperor was inserted after Taisho Emperor's rescript. The rest of the pages shows Higaki's personal information. Higaki Mosaku from Yamaguchi Prefecture was born in 1896. He was enlisted in the Imperial Japanese army on December 1st, 1916 serving until the 15th of November, 1918. He was a machine gunner, a 1st class private, in 74th Infantry Regiment, 19th Division. He was called for service again on the 6th of August, 1919 this time serving in the 42nd Infantry Regiment until the 18th of September 1920. During 1918 and 1919 he served in Northern Manchuria. From late August in 1919 he was posted to such places in Siberia as Nerchinsk, Sretensk, Borzya, and so on. On the 1st of December, 1919 he was promoted to superior private. In August 1920 he was hospitalised and returned to Japan on September 13, 1920. He was released from the army on September 15th, 1920 although he performed some subsequent duty as a reserve. This pocket book contains an insert showing Imperial rescription from 1926. The Siberian Intervention is a conflict which, although not well known in the West had some significant consquences in twentieth century world history. The participating western powers had three main objectives: to stop the stockpile of Allied arms falling into either Bolshevik or German hands; to restore the Tsar and to rescue the Czech Legion. There was considerable argument in Japan concerning whether or not to take part in the Intervention, but compelling arguments, including the desire to establish Siberia as a buffer state between Japan and Bolshevik Russia was certainly one of the attractions. It has also been argued that this conflict prepared the Japanese people for a vision of an empire enabling democracy to be put to one side in the years to come. The problems caused within the relationship between Japan and the USA, when the American forces, due to a slip up in communication, appeared to withdrawn early, also fueled long standing Japanese feelings of mistrust towards its powerful Pacific neighbour. Siberian Intervention pocket books are quite scarce. .

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        Sweden's Laureate: Selected Poems of Verner Von Heidenstam [Signed / Ingraverat] WAS $4,250

      New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED 30%. WAS $4,250. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing (some surface rubbing to the boards, rubbing to the board corners, bump and minor wrinkling to the upper leading corner of each board), in a Very Good example of the scarce dust jacket (modest edge wear and a few small edge tears, fold line at the bottom of each panel and the spine tail, tiny closed concertina tear and nearby tiny indent, light sunning to the spine, some foxing), SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM on the title page and ALSO SIGNED BY CLARE BOOTHE LUCE on the front free endpaper. Swedish Poet and Novelist Verner Von Heidenstam, known for the joy of life shown in his prose and poetry, won the 1916 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature". The leader of his generation of Swedish Poets, and ranked among the masters of Swedish Literature, von Heidenstam regenerated Swedish Poetry, abandoning the then-prevalent realistic school of Swedish Poetry and its gloomy works, and introducing imagination and the value of appreciating beauty for its own sake. Thus, in presenting the Prize to von Heidenstam, the noted Swedish critic Sven Söderman stated: "In the constellation of original artists who regenerated Swedish poetry at the end of the last century, Verner von Heidenstam was the most brilliant star. He was the leader of the generation of poets of 1890; he was the first to set forth in theory and also to realize in his works the ideal of new Swedish generations." Söderman also noted that von Heidenstam's first poetic work, "Vallfart och vandringsår" (1888) ["Pilgrimage: The Wander Years"], "...marked an epoch in the modern literature of Sweden. In truth it gave the final blow to the realistic school, enemy of all imagination, which was then dominant in Sweden and which since 1880 had darkened literature with its sadness and its gloom. This was the first manifestation of a new poetry in which free individuals, led only by the logic of their imagination, worshipped beauty for its own sake. " (The book herein described includes work from "Vallfart och vandringsår" (1888) as well as from "Dikter" (1895) [Poems] and from "Nya Dikter" (1915) [New Poems], presenting approximately one-fourth of the work presented in those three volumes.) The interior of the book is in superior condition with the leaves being quite clean and bright. A number of leaf-pairs remain uncut at the bottom, indicating that the book likely has not been read -- certainly not in its entirety. Having a notable Provenance, this copy belonged to editor, playwright, journalist, ambassador, socialite, and U.S. Congresswoman (representing Connecticut) Clare Boothe Luce and carries her elegant possession signature to the front free endpaper. Signed copies of von Heidenstam's work in any language and in any edition are extraordinarily scarce. In our experience, his signed books are among the scarcest of all those of the Nobel Prize in Literature winners. On our most recent check, the auction records revealed no signed copies of Verner von Heidenstam's works in any language appearing at auction in the past 39 years, beyond which the records do not go. A Very Good copy of this quite scarce assemblage of Verner von Heidenstam's works, being only the second book of von Heidenstam's work to be published in English translation, having an excellent Provenance, and having been SIGNED BY THE PRIOR OWNER, CLARE BOOTHE LUCE and, most notably, SIGNED BY VERNER VON HEIDENSTAM. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE TO RARE.

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        Der erste Beernhäuter.

      Berlin: Otto von Holten / Brandus'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1919. - Vitri8 18,8 x 12 cm (8°). Violetter Originalhalblederband mit einem goldgeprägten Rücken und Kopfgoldschnitt. 28 Seiten (+ 2 Bll.) mit 5 ganzseitigen Originalradierungen und 1 radierten Originalinitiale in Sepia von Marcus Behmer. Das Einbandleder an den Rändern etwas berieben. Innen sauber und fest. Collationiertes Exemplar in gutem Zustand. In Berlin bei Otto v. Holten in einer einmaligen Auflage von 300 Exemplaren im Frühjahr 1919 auf Bütten gedruckt. Druck der Radierungen mit Plattenton von A. Ruckenbrod. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 231. -- (= Siebenter Nibelungendruck ). -- Rodenberg S. 445. 450

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        The lost oracles : A masque / by James Westfall Thompson [original draft typescript with manuscript corrections]

      No Publisher, 1919. No Publisher, 1919. 1st Edition. Very good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked cloth. Spine ends and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Some surface scuffs and scratches also evident to cloth. Hinges starting. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.. Original draft typescript manuscript of 'The lost oracles...' by by James Westfall Thompson, dated 1919. This title was eventually published in 1921, by Walter M. Hill, Chicago. The manuscript includes some annotations and corrections in pen. 139p. 29cm. Subjects: Masques -- Drama -- Religion -- Paganism -- Ancient religions -- Spirituality -- Ancient Greece. Some leaves typed on headed paper from the Quadrangle Club, Chicago.

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        BOSH AND BOCHE, REMINISCENCES

      George Routledge & Sons 1919 - RO60075176: Plaquette de 31 pages illustrée de nombreux dessins en noir et blanc dans le texte. Annotations sur le premier plat. World War I. Sketches by Paul A. Savi, Jingles by Eleanor Morse Savi. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Agraffes rouillées. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Independent Labour Party Information Committee : weekly notes for speakers : August 1919 - January 1921 [collection of pamphlets and related ephemera]

      London : Independent Labour Party Information Committee, 1919-1921 - A collection of pamphlets from the 'Weekly note for speakers' series, dating from August 1919 - January 1921. Also includes: 3 copies of 'What socialism means', I.H.P. leaflet, no. 8 -- 'In place of strife' -means in place of trade unions / by Don Bateman, 1969. 8p. -- Independent Labour Party Annual Report, 71st Annual Conference, 1963. 16p. -- Independent Labour Party: Final Agenda of Propositions and Amendments, 67th Annual Conference, 1959. 16p. -- 7 pages of handwritten notes with the heading 'The policy of the I.L.P. in parliament'. Subjects: Labour Party -- History -- Publications -- Pamphlets -- 20th century. Very good copies, slight edge-nicked and dust-dulled. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp.

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        Les Pastels de Maurice Quentin de la Tour du Musee Lecuyer, a Saint Quentin

      Paris - Editions de la Renaissance de l'Art Francais, 1919. Paris - Editions de la Renaissance de l'Art Francais, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A catalogue of 87 pastel drawings by this noted French Rococo portraitist, with accompanying descriptive text. There are several biographical chapters to the front. The verso of the title-page translates to: 'There have been printed of this work 100 examples on laid paper numbered by hand from 1 to 100 and initialled by the author'. This copy has not been numbered or initialled. Condition: In the original laid paper wraps. Externally, chipped, with closed tears, and slight loss to spine. Previous clear sticking tape repairs to front wrap. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright, with intermittent marks, and light spotting to endpapers. Theimages themselvesare generally bright and clean, with wide margins. The front free-endpaper and half-title are unopened. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Le Bon Plaisir.

      . Paris: Rene Kieffer 1919. With vignettes and original etchings in colour by Dresa. 227 pp. Limited to 250 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather with golddecorations on spine. Binding signed Jakob Baden. * One of 20 copies containing the etchings in 2 states. No 57 of a total of 250 copies..

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        The Economic Consequences of the Peace

      London: Macmillan & Co., , 1919.. London: Macmillan & Co., 1919. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. One of the rarest Keynes titles to locate in the original dust jacket. During World War I, Keynes joined the Treasury, where his influence rose rapidly. As a Treasury Representative, Keynes participated in the Paris Peace Conference, where he could observe all the leading figures at first hand. The result was The Economic Consequences of the Peace, a devastating critique of the peace treaty and a brilliant piece of writing. It made its author world famous overnight. He was now the most influential financial journalist, an opinion leader governments had to reckon with" (Niehans, A History of Economic Theory).

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        Interieur mit junger Frau, weinend auf dem Sofa kauernd. Öl auf Leinwand.

      1919.. Signiert "Peder Knudsen" und datiert. 45 x 60 cm.. Melancholisches Motiv des geschätzen dänischen Landschaftsmalers. Die weinende Frau hält einen frisch gepflügten Wiesenblumenstrauß in ihrer Hand. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The Moon and Sixpence

      London: William Heinemann, 1919. London: William Heinemann, 1919 First edition, first issue, with four pages of ads. Signed and inscribed by the author to the half-title page: "by W. Somerset Maugham / for Robert Partridge / 24 October 1946". Publisher's olive green cloth, lettered and decorated in black, four pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear of the text. A near fine copy, with some wear to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, light toning to pages as usual. Overall, a tight copy of a scarce book, inscribed. Stott A22. The Moon and Sixpence is a novel about the dual blessing and curse of artistic talent, loosely based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), an important Post-Impressionist and leader of the Primitivism movement that championed a return to the pastoral. The plot, narrated in first person and told in episodic form, tells the story of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged London stockbroker with a passionate interest in art. Early on, Strickland abruptly leaves his wife and family to move to Paris and pursue a career in art. Driven by a voracious need to express himself artistically, Strickland lives in poverty and sickness, which he seemingly doesn't mind as long as he continues to create artwork, although his work would not be appreciated until after his death. The novel's final episode places the narrator in Tahiti, where Strickland had been living with a young native woman while continuing to produce art. While there are notable differences between Gauguin and Strickland, The Moon and Sixpence provides a unique glimpse into Gauguin's life and inspirations. On a larger note, it presents the consuming struggle of an artist's passion, and the influence of benevolent and evil forces. As Maugham writes, "the adulation of his admirers is perhaps no less capricious than the disparagement of his detractors; but one thing can never be doubtful, and that is he had genius.". Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        English Hops

      London - McCorquodale & Co. Ltd, 1919. London - McCorquodale & Co. Ltd, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA useful reference book on the cultivation of English hops. %0D%0AWith numerous black and white illustrations. %0D%0ANo survey of the natural wealth and industries of England can be regarded as complete which does not include an account of the cultivation and drying of hops. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some browning to the end-papers. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown. There is also an ink inscription to the recto of front free end papers. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Zabel s Jahr- und Adressenbuch der Zuckerfabriken Europa s für die Betriebszeit 1919/20

      - Herausgegeben vom "Centralblatt für die Zuckerindustrie. Bearbeitet von C. Arur Schallehn. 49. Jahrgang. Verlagsanstalt für Zuckerindustrie, Magdeburg, 1919. XV/40/170/48/158 S., original Leinen. (hinterer Teil mit Tintenfleck an oberer Kante/bst.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rhymes of a Rolling Stone

      London - T. Fisher Unwin, 1919. London - T. Fisher Unwin, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A smartly bound rhythmical anthology from Robert Service. Fourteenth impression of the first edition. From the author of Songs of Sourdough, Ballads of Cheechake and The Trail of 98. Binding is signed. With Diana Sloane Stanley's bookplate to endpaper. Condition: Rebound in a half crushed morocco binding with gilt lettering to the spine, and cloth covered boards. Externally, smart, with very little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        The Riddle of the Ruthvens and Other Studies

      Edinburgh - W. Green and Son, 1919. Edinburgh - W. Green and Son, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. First edition ofthis selection of true crime stories from a criminology obsessive. Appears to be inscribed by the author on the half-title: 'for the Rev. C. J. Butler, with many fond wish, from Will Roughead, Christmas 1944'. With a frontispiece and twelve further plates. Binder's label of M. Salah A'Adami, Baghdad. Bookseller's label to Wildy and Sons, London. William Roughead (18701952) was a well-known Scottish lawyer and amateur criminologist, as well as an editor and essayist on matters criminous. He was an important early practitioner of the modern true crime literary genre. Roughead held the title of Writer to Her Majesty's Signet, roughly equivalent in Scottish law to the position of solicitor. As the years progressed, Roughead practised law less and increasingly plied a trade as an unofficial historian of crime. He marks this transition from the year 1889, when at the age of nineteen, he skipped his apprentice work at the law firm of Maclaren and Traquair to attend the trial of Jessie King, the murderous baby-farmer of Stockbridge (an experience he described in his essay My First Murder: Featuring Jessie King, In Queer Street, 1932). For roughly the next six decades, Roughead attended almost every murder trial of any importance at the High Court of Justiciary. These experiences provided the material he would submit for publication in the Juridical Review, a monthly Scottish legal journal; in later years, he would collect his contributions to the Juridical Review as well as much new material into several anthologies of essays. Condition: Ina half calf binding. Externally sound although rubbed. Front hinge slightly strained but holding firm. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean but with light foxing to the pages adjacent to the plates, including title. Blanklabel to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD.

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        Dada. Mit einem Holzschnitt von Lyonel Feininger. (Der jüngste Tag, 73/74).

      Leipzig, Kurt Wolff, (1919).. 8°. Mit 1 Orig.- Holzschnitt von Lyonel Feininger als Frontispiz. 75 S. 2 Bl. Orig.-Kart. Erste Ausgabe. Bollinger III/93. - Lyonel Feininger (1871 New York - 13.1.1956 New York), US-amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker deutscher Herkunft. 1919-1933 Lehrer am Bauhaus in Weimar und Dessau, ab 1936 in den USA. Feininger schuf vor allem Architektur- und Landschaftsbilder in einem dem Kubismus verwandten Stil.. Bestzustand mit einem einzigen Makel: Kopfschnitt der Seiten 41-75 unsachgemäß aufgeschnitten. Dadurch randrissig bzw. mit Fehlstellen an einigen Seitenoberkanten.

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        Selections from A.C.Swinburne

      London - William Heinemann, 1919. London - William Heinemann, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A poetical anthology oflyrical work by English poet, playwright, novelist, and criticAlgernon Charles Swinburne. Featuring a Prelude and Epilogue both written in verse. Includes Hymn to a Proserpine, Love at Sea, A Ballad of Bath, A Child's Future, and Trafalgar Day. Condition: In a calf binding with gilt boarders to the boards and spine. Externally, generally smart although lightly rubbed to front board. Front joint is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Ölgemälde " Blumenstilleben ". Verso handschriftlich bezeichnet mit *Blumen - Opus XXII, Carl Max Rebel, Berlin 1919*.

      1919.. Schönes Ölgemälde des bekannten 1874 in Berlin geborenen Malers. Gezeigt wird eine Vase mit einem üppigen Blumenstrauß von Margeriten, Gladiolen, Pfingstrosen u.a..Öl auf Malpappe, alt gerahmt. Bildmaße Höhe x Breite 43 x 33 cm / Rahmenmaß ( alt gerahmt ): 58 x 48 cm. Signiert und datiert mit C.M.R. 1919. Insgesamt guter Zustand, der Rahmen unten links etwas beschädigt. ( Gewicht 1800 Gramm ) ( Bei Ölgemälden nur Selbstabholung möglich ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Bei Ölgemälden leider nur Selbstabholung oder selbstorganisierter Transport möglich, kein Versand ).

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        The Gardens of Italy

      London - CountryLife Ltd., 1919. London - CountryLife Ltd., 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The Gardens of Italywith Historical and Descriptive Notes by E. March Phillipps andedited byArthur T. Bolton. With a colour frontispiece tipped in 'The Spirit of the Italian Garden' by Charles Gascoyne and further black and white illustrations throughout. First edition. With twenty-four chapters each focusing on a different garden in Italy, each chapter highly illustrated with photographs and plans. With a contents and list of illustrations to front. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasionalslight marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean with only the odd handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        My House in the World

      London - Heath Cranton Ltd, 1919. London - Heath Cranton Ltd, 1919 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Ten essays by James Guthrie, beautifully illustrated with ten wood engravings by the author. First edition. Signed by the author, To Reginald Hallward with love from James Guthrie, Mar. 1919. The stained-glass artist Reginald Hallward is believed to have been Oscar Wilde's inspiration forhis character Basil Hallward in 'The Picture of Dorian Grey'. James J. Guthrie (1874-1952) founded the Pear Tree Press in 1899. A printer, author and artist, he enjoyed wood engraving and designing bookplates. With woodcut illustrations to both pastedowns. Condition: Inpublisher's originalquarter cloth binding with paper-covered boards and paper spine label. Externally, sound with wear to extremities, particularly to head and tail of spine. Splitting to spine with part of backstrip coming away. Slight marks to front board. Internally, generally firmly bound and generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Fine portrait photo by Alice Hughes, signed and dated, (Countess of Harewood, 1897-1965, Princess Royal, Daughter of George V)

      1919 - showing her three quarters length, seated in an armorial chair, wearing a formal gown, 6" x 4½", in mount 12" x 8", no place,

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        The League of Youth and Social Progress 1919 - 1921 [collection of booklets, pamphlets, essays and articles in 1 volume]

      League of Youth, 1919-1921 - A collection of booklets, pamphlets, essays and articles relating to the League of Youth bound in one volume. Some contents are tipped-in. Contents include: Report of inauguration dinner, May 22nd, 1919 -- First annual report 1919 -- The League of Youth and modern problems : address delivered by the Right Hon. H. A. L. Fisher, M.P. -- Second annual report 1920 -- Transition : an address by Sir Auckland Geddes, M.P., 6th January 1920 -- Youth's turn now : a new spirit and a new hope for Britain, by Harold Begbie -- The opportunity of youth, by Rev. Dr. Purves. There a number of related documents loosely inserted including: typed letter signed by J. Aubrey Rees explaining the reasons behind the dissolution of the League in 1922 -- a breakfast invitation from 10 Downing Street on embossed notepaper, dated 19 August, 1919 -- table plan the for the inauguration dinner -- newspaper clippings (some tipped-in). Colour League of Youth bookplate to front pastedown. Various paginations, 20cm. Very good copy bound in contemporary gilt-titled navy cloth. Some minor dulling around the edges. Internally, some scattered dust-toning and marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of J. Aubrey Rees, Hon. Secretary, with his signature. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Moon and Sixpence

      London: William Heinemann, 1919 London: William Heinemann, 1919 First edition, first issue, with four pages of ads. Signed and inscribed by the author to the half-title page: "by W. Somerset Maugham / for Robert Partridge / 24 October 1946". Publisher's olive green cloth, lettered and decorated in black, four pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear of the text. A near fine copy, with some wear to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, light toning to pages as usual. Overall, a tight copy of a scarce book, inscribed. Stott A22. The Moon and Sixpence is a novel about the dual blessing and curse of artistic talent, loosely based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), an important Post-Impressionist and leader of the Primitivism movement that championed a return to the pastoral. The plot, narrated in first person and told in episodic form, tells the story of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged London stockbroker with a passionate interest in art. Early on, Strickland abruptly leaves his wife and family to move to Paris and pursue a career in art. Driven by a voracious need to express himself artistically, Strickland lives in poverty and sickness, which he seemingly doesn't mind as long as he continues to create artwork, although his work would not be appreciated until after his death. The novel's final episode places the narrator in Tahiti, where Strickland had been living with a young native woman while continuing to produce art. While there are notable differences between Gauguin and Strickland, The Moon and Sixpence provides a unique glimpse into Gauguin's life and inspirations. On a larger note, it presents the consuming struggle of an artist's passion, and the influence of benevolent and evil forces. As Maugham writes, "the adulation of his admirers is perhaps no less capricious than the disparagement of his detractors; but one thing can never be doubtful, and that is he had genius.". Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        8 anime in una bomba. Romanzo esplosivo.

      Edizioni futuriste di Poesia (Tip. A. Taveggia) 1919 in 8° brossura originale ill. a colori dall'A. Edizione originale. Raccolta di prose e parolibere (detto un «romanzo parolibero») con un notevole disegno parolibero finale (riprodotto in copertina). Cfr. Cammarota, Marinetti, 69. Ottimo esemplare. Raro.

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        My Man Jeeves

      Newnes, 1919. Newnes, 1919. 1st edition, first printing. Hardcover. Considering its age and the fragility of its production, this copy is in very good condition. The original wine-red boards are a little rubbed, the spine slightly faded, the extremities slightly bumped. The pages are free of any foxing, a little tanned as is common, with a small mark on part of the top block; the inner margins of the endpapers are slightly darkened, there is a small bookseller's blindstamp on the fep, but there are no other introduced markings, and Butler & Tanner are the printers, further signifying the true first edition. The great Jeeves makes his first appearance in book form here, in four of the short stories within. A very good copy of a very scarce item - with the added bonus of a Victorian-style Christmas card with Wodehouse's signature on the inside.

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        Ein Landarzt.

      (Mchn. u. Lpz.), Kurt Wolff, (1919).. Kleine Erzählungen. Gr.-8°. OKart. mit Buntpapierbezügen und Deckelschild (Bezug mit restaurierter Fehlstelle). 4 Bll., 189 SS., 1 Bl.. Erste Ausgabe. - Enthält u.a. den berühmten "Bericht für eine Akademie". - Caputo-M.² I, 28. Dietz 53. Göbel 426. Hemmerle 22. Kafka-Kat.-Bln. 105. Raabe, Bücher 146.6. Wilpert-G.² 6. - Schwach gebräunt, sonst sehr schönes unbeschnittenes und unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar.

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        Weideplätze der Mongolen. Im Reiche der Chalcha. 2 Bände.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1919-20.. 25 x 17,5 cm. XII, 302 Seiten, 1 Blatt; VII, 314 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 128 Tafeln mit photographischen Abbildungen sowie 2 mehrfach gefalteten Karten. Illustrierte Original-Pappbände mit jeweils einem farbigen Deckelbild.. 1. Ausgabe. - Consten lebte vor 1914 viele Jahre in der Mongolei. Er bereiste die Weidegebiete der Chalcha und zeichnet ein umfassendes Bild von Land, Bevölkerung und den dortigen Zuständen. Mit hervorragenden Abbildungen von Bevölkerung, Landschaft, Jagdtrophäen und Kriegern. - Karten und Tafeln komplett. - Einbände nur minimal berieben, Rücken gering aufgehellt, gutes, sauberes und in der Bindung festes Exemplar.

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        Contes de mon Pere le Jars.

      . Paris 1919. With colourplates by Gerda Wegener. 4to. 172 p. Limited to 650 numb. copies. Cover and spine weakly marked of use. * Copy no. 184 of 488 on "velin teinte grenu fabrique specialement pur cet ouvrage"..

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        Gitanjali and Fruit-Gathering [Signed and with a Autograph Poem Signed]

      London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1919. London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1919. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first UK edition, second printing, being the combined issue of Rabindranath's "Gitanjali" and "Fruit-Gathering", with a color frontispiece (with a tissue guard) and seven additional color illustrations scattered in text (for a total of eight color illustrations), and twenty-three black and white illustrations, a sixteen-page introduction by W. B. Yeats, and a two-page catalogue at the volume's rear (gentle pushing and light rubbing at spine ends, modest rubbing to board corners, light discoloration to a couple of places on the front board near to the spine, to the spine panel -- primarily at the head, and to the top of the rear board -- no dust jacket; the note is in Very Good or better condition with age fading an a single vertical fold down the middle), SIGNED BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE on the front free endpaper, TOGETHER WITH AN AUTOGRAPH PRESENTATION NOTE ADDRESSED, WRITTEN, DATED, AND SIGNED BY TAGORE AND QUOTING FROM A POEM IN THE BOOK as follows: "To Flora [underscored by Tagore] on her Nineteenth Birthday. // Mar 10th 1920. [underscored by Tagore] // I have kissed this world with my eyes and / limbs; I have wrapt it within my heart in / numberless folds; I have flooded it's [sic] days and / nights with thoughts till the world and my / life have grown one, - and I love my life / because I love the light of the sky so enwoven / with me. // Tagore. // Page 171. [underscored]". [The quote provided by Tagore is the first verse of an untitled poem from Fruit-Gathering [numbered "LIII"] appearing on page 171 of this book and being quoted with near accuracy, with only one error in punctuation ["it's"] and reading "my eyes and limbs" rather than "my eyes and my limbs" as appears on page 171 of the book. Macmillan first published Tagore's "Gitanjali" 1913 and his "Fruit Gathering" in 1916. The first combined edition was published by Macmillan in 1918, and neither book in English translation corresponds to any of Tagore's works in Bengali. "Gitanjali" was first published in Bengali in 1910, then containing 157 Poems. As first published in English (1912), the work contained 103 Poems, 50 of which were taken from the Bengali edition and 53 of which were gathered from Tagore's other works. "Fruit-Gathering" is in its entirety as gathering of various Tagore poems from other works. Rabindranath Tagore won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature "because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with consummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West". In presenting the Prize to Tagore, Harald Hjärne, Chairman of the Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy, stated: "In awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature to the Anglo-Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, the Academy has found itself in the happy position of being able to accord this recognition to an author who, in conformity with the express wording of Alfred Nobel's last will and testament, had during the current year, written the finest poems of an idealistic tendency...Tagore's Gitanjali: Song Offerings (1912), a collection of religious poems, was the one of his works that especially arrested the attention of the selecting critics." (Tagore was fluent both in Bengali and in English. A close friend of Gandhi's -- each man admired the other greatly -- he also was knighted by the British in 1915, and, though he resisted the use of titles and distinguishing classifications, he is named as "Sir" Rabindranath Tagore on this book's dust jacket and title page, a designation presumably used by the Publisher to increase sales in class-conscious Britain. (Tagore later resigned his knighthood in protest of British policies in India.) Though he supported Indian independence, he urged the Indian people not to view themselves as victims of the British, seeing instead British rule as a "political symptom of our social disease", urging not outright revolution but rather advising the people to engage in self-help and education that would ultimately produce a capable and independent nation. Interestingly, it was Tagore who popularized "Mahatma" (or "Great Soul") as a description of Gandhi.) Significantly, Tagore was the first non-European to win the Prize. A polymath, he wrote novels, essays, short stories, travelogues, and dramas, as well as over two thousand songs for which he wrote both the lyric and the music. Signed copies of Tagore's works do not by any means abound and personal presentation notes from Tagore are as scarce as hen's teeth. A Very Good copy of a quite scarce book, SIGNED BY RABINDRANATH TAGORE, TOGETHER WITH A PRESENTATION NOTE WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY TAGORE -- wonderfully selected by Tagore for a young lady embarking on her adult life. EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE.

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        Die Kommunistin. Frauenorgan der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands. [Ab 1921 Organ der Vereinigten Kommunistischen Partei.] (1. Jahrgang 1919 Nr.1 - 20 / 2. Jahrgang 1920 Nr.1 - 27 mit Sonderdruck / 3. Jahrgang 1921 Nr.1 - 23). [Extra: Die Sozialistin. Zum internationalen Frauentag 1919]

      Berlin ; Stuttgart 1919 - 1921.. 8 S., 160 S., 216 S., 192 S. Gr.4°, Priv.HLn.. (Eberlein 9885, Seywald 559) Hrsg. Frauenreichssekretariat der KPD gegr. und unter ständiger Mitarbeit von Clara Zetkin. Die ersten drei Jahrgänge dieser zwischen dem 1. Mai 1919 und dem 22. Februar 1933 erschienenen Zeitschrift. Dabei eine Ausgabe 'Die Sozialistin. Zum internationalen Frauentag vom 6. April 1919', mit Bildnis von Rosa Luxemburg. In Fraktur. Rücken am unteren Ende stärker bestoßen, Nr.9/1920, 16/1920 und der Sonderdruck 1920 mit Anstreichungen, sonst guter Zustand. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        Das Buch der Bilder.

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag, 1919.. Erstauflage, EA 192 S. 8°, Pappband. gewidmet und signiert von Rainer Maria Rilke " Frau Dr. Gündler mit sorgfätigem Dank für Ihr Interesse Ihr sehr ergebener Rainer Maria Rilke ", Buchrücken etwas aufgehellt und oben ca 5 mm leicht eingerissen, sonst guter Zustand

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        Die Genfer Reise.

      Berlin, Cassirer, 1919. 8°, 203 (5) S., HLdr. m. Kopfgoldschnitt., Tadell. Preis in CHF: 495. EA: Vorzugsausgabe auf Bütten, Nr. 37 von 100 Exemplaren. Vom Autor im Impressum signiert.

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        DANMARKS ADELS AARBOG 1884-1999.

      . Redigeret af H. R. Hiort-Lorenzen, A. Thiset, G. O. A. von Irgens-Bergh, Louis Bobe, J. V. Teisen, W. Haxhausen, Albert Fabritius, Sven Houmöller, Finn Andersen og Knud J. V. Jespersen. 1.-95. argang. Udg. af H.R. Hiort-Lorenzen og A. Thiset m.fl. Illustr. Orig. komp. hellaerred. Enkelte bind med svage brugsspor. * Med 'Stamtavler over danske Adelsslaegter', Saertryk af Danmarks Adels Aarbog.<br>Mangler argang 1919, 1988-90..

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        A l'Est du Soleil et a l'Ouest de la Lune. Contes Anciens du Nord. [By Asbjörnsen and Moe].

      . Recueillis par Edmond Pilon. Paris: H. Piazza 1919. With textual illustr. in black/white and 24 colourplates pasted in by Kay Nielsen. 4to. (7) + 126 pp. Limited to 1500 copies. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in contp. French halfleather. Binding a little worn. * Copy no. 1. Inscribed to Bertha Mahony Miller by the illustrator..

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        Mitteilungen aus den Memoiren des Satans.

      Mchn., Hans von Weber, 1919-1920.. 2 Teile in 2 Bänden. 2 OPpbde. mit Buntpapierbezügen in 2 OPp.-Schubern (diese etwas beschabt, Rücken von Band II etwas verblaßt). 4 Bll., 209 SS., 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 212 SS. mit 112 Orig.-Lithographien von Gustel Königer.. Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. VII von ca. 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Van Gelder Velin. - 12. Dreiangeldruck. - Isphording II, 94. Rodenberg 417.12 (kennt die Vorzugsausgabe nicht). Sennewald 22.2. Thieme-B. XXI, 164 (ausführl. über die Preetorius-Schülerin). - Tadelloses unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar. - Im Druckvermerk von G. Königer signiert. - Nur zwei weitere Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe auf Nachkriegsauktionen nachweisbar.

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        Die Schildbürger. Zehn Steinzeichnungen von Walther Klemm.

      Friedrich Dehne, 1919.. 2 Bl. Text, 10 Bl. Lithographien. OHalbpergaminmappe mit lithographischer Deckelillustration.. Die Lithographien jeweils sign. und num: 2/200. - Enthält: 1. Der Tanz der Schildbürger um die Narrenkappe; 2. Wie die Schildbürger das Tageslicht einfangen; 3. Die Schildbürger treiben das Vieh vom Salzacker; 4. Wie die Schildbürger dem Kaiser entgegenreiten; 5. Die Schildbürger kommen wieder zu ihren Beinen; 6. Die Kuh soll das Gras auf der Mauer abweiden; 7. Der Mühlstein soll den Berg herabgerollt werden; 8. Der durstige Nussbaum soll getränkt werden; 9. Der "Maushund"-Verkäufer glaubt sich verfolgt; 10. Die Schildbürger räuchern den "Maushund" aus.

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        Die Verfassung des Deutschen Reichs vom 11. August 1919 Den Schülern und Scülerinnen zur Schulentlassung

      Verlag der Reichsdruckerei, 1919. Softcover. 48 Seiten. Altersbedingter Zustand. Mit einzelne altersbedingten Dunkelungen, Altdeutsche Schrift,.

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        Toter Sperber. Orig.- Radierung.

      Um 1919.. 20 x 28 cm. Mit der Signatur (Bleistift) von Hanna Ubbelohde. Carl Graepler: Katalog der Radierungen und Exlibris von Otto Ubbelohde, Nr. 79..

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        Document Signed

      1919 - ("Wallace Reid") in blue fountain pen ink [Hollywood] July 31, 1919. Folio, 1 page. Fine, fresh example. Typed contract with Famous Players-Lasky Corporation for repayment in $100.00 increments, of two promissory notes totaling $5,200.00. Also signed by his wife, actress Dorothy Davenport Reid.

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        Der Römerbrief; Wirkliche Erstausgabe und nicht Titelauflage

      G.A Bächlin Wirkliche Erstausgabe 1919 Bern. Seiten: 430 Halbleinen Original Halbleinen Innengelenke gelockert Mit diesem Werk wurde protestantische Kirchengeschichte geschrieben - ein epochales Werk - sehr selten -.

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        Album de la gravure sur bois Originale

      S.G.B.O., Paris 1919 - In 4 en feuilles sous chemise d'éditeur, 12 pages de texte. 24 gravures sur bois la plupart signées, et celles en couleurs avec décompositions. Tirage limité à 160 exemplaires, celui-ci exemplaire de l'imprimeur enrichi d'une gravure de Maillol et d'une gravure de Lemoine signées ainsi qu'un fusain de Maurice de Lambert.

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