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        Wappen von Lübeck //

      1920 - Holzschnitt in 4 Farben von Otto Hupp; 32 x 32 cm; (aus dem "Mchn. Kalender" von 1920) // Gut erhaltenes Blatt. In good state.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kurt Pflugmacher]
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        Portugiesische Briefe. Die Briefe der Marianna Alcoforado, übertragen von R. M. Rilke. Nachwort von F. Bergemann. 21.-25. Tausend (= Insel-Bücherei, Nr. 74).

      Insel ohne Jahr [1920], Leipzig - 49 S., 1 Blatt. Orig.-Pappband. Das Vorsatzpapier mit eigenhändiger, kalligraphischer und monogrammierter Widmung des Malers Melchior Lechter (1865-1937) in blaß-lila Tinte: " 'Der Welt holdester Wahn!' Für 'EDITH' als Abschieds-Gruss 15. XI. [19]27 von ML." Es handelt sich wohl um ein Abschiedsgeschenk Lechters vom Besuch bei Edith Landmann (1847-1951), der Philosophin und Frau des in Basel lehrenden Ökonoms Julius Landmann, die - ebenso wie Lechter als Buchgestalter der Werke Georges - zum engeren langjährigen Kreis um den Dichter Stefan George gehörte. Besonderen Reiz bekommt das Bändchen dadurch, daß Rilke im George-Kreis offiziell als unerheblich abgelehnt und keineswegs geschätzt wurde. Indem Lechter diese Veröffentlichung verschenkt und durch seine Widmung auszeichnet, unterstreicht er sowohl seine eigene, als auch die intellektuelle Unabhängigkeit der Empfängerin von Georges rigorosem Urteil. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt und der Rücken an den Gelenken aufgeplatzt sowie oben mit ca. 3 cm großer Fehlstelle (das fehlende Stück des Rückens liegt dem Buch bei!), insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein noch ordentliches, akzeptables Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Sammlung von über 180 Schmuck-Entwürfen im Art déco.

      (Frankreich Ca ) 1920 - (26 x 17 cm). 35 Blätter aus festem Karton. Mit Original-Zeichnungen und Gouachen, signiert "M. Baulard". Lose in moderner Leinwand-Kassette. Hübsche Sammlung mit dekorativen filigranen Schmuckentwürfen im typischen Art déco-Stil. Zwei "Serien" tragen Monatsnamen in der rechten oberen Ecke - die eine Serie (ohne die Tafeln zu April und November) behandelt jeden Monat einen anderen Edelstein, dargestellt werden hier komplette Paruren. Die zweite Serie (ohne die Tafel zu März) stellt jeden Monat eine andere Blume heraus und enthält geometrisch-ornamentale Entwürfe für Broschen und Schließen. Die restlichen Tafeln zeigen Entwürfe von Ketten, Armbändern, Broschen und von Spazierstockknäufen. - Tafeln verso teils mit Schabspuren, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        BATTLE OF DUMLUPINAR, TURKEY: BÜYÜK TAARRUZ VE BA?KUMANDAN MEYDAN MUHAREBESI [GREAT OFFENSIVE AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF BATTLE].

      [Probably Istanbul or Ankara, Turkey, late s or 1930s]. 1920 - Lithography on thinner paper 4 x 55 cm (soft folds with small loss of image in the folds, old repaired tears verso, slightly-age toned and water stained, otherwise in a good condition). A fascinating, extremely rare Turkish 20th century map by a military historian Hakki Tümerdem shows the development of the Battle of Dumlup?nar, the last battle in the Greco-Turkish War in 1922. - A magnificent map in Turkish language shows the development of the Battle of Dumlup?nar, fought from August 26 to August 30 1922, between the Turkish Army and the Greek Army of Asia Minor. It was also called Field Battle of the Commander-in-Chief or Dumlup?nar (Meydan) Muharebesi or Ba?kumandanl?k Meydan Muharebesi in Turkish. The blue lines represent Greek troops and red lines the Turkish ones. The battle, which was the last battle in the Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922), as part of the Turkish War of Independence, forced the Greeks to leave Anatolia by mid September. The Armistice of Mudanya was signed by Turkey, Italy, France and Great Britain on 11 October 1922. The map was made by an author and a teacher of military history (harp tarihi muallimi) Hakki Tu?merdem. Tu?merdem was an author of several books on Turkish military history, published mostly in 1930s. We could not trace any other examples of the map on the market nor in institutions worldwide.

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        Flappers and Philosophers

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1920. First Edition / First Printing. Published September 1920 stated on the copyright page with the Scribner's logo. Book Condition: Very Good+, light spots, shelf wear. In a facsimile dust jacket. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        [Archive]: 24 Photographs Mounted on Boards from China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, prepared for the Museum of Philadelphia

      Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museums, 1920. Very Good. An archive of 24 larger black and white gelatin silver photographs mounted to cardboard. The photos all measure around 7" x 9" mounted on 10" x 12" boards with stamped captions on the front and a printed description on the verso. All boards are slightly bowed with edgewear thus very good with near fine photographs.A collection of photographs taken for the Museum of Philadelphia with "The Philadelphia Museums" stamped on the corner of each board. They were collected in the 1920s from a number of different countries including China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, which is the most heavily featured here with nine photographs. The photos were then used as part of the Museum's mission to discover new ways of instructing students and museum-goers on the various cultures of the world. These photographs focus on the raw and manufactured materials which are critical to the economy of each of the countries and the people who cultivate them. Each photograph has a caption under the photograph such as "Drying Cacao" on a photograph of workers in Trinidad. On the verso of each photo is a longer description explaining the process pictured as well as what the end product would be, in this case chocolate, and how the product and cultivation of it affects the country of origin. This is a portion of the description from the Cacao photo: "The laborers in Trinidad are of two classes -- negroes of African descent and Malay coolies from the East Indies, imported under contract for a term of years. These Malays, most of whom are Mohammedans, are an industrious class and at the expiration of their contracts not infrequently remain on the island and make good settlers."The collection compiled here includes the following:1) Iron Furanace -- Hankow, China2) Drying Cacao -- Trinidad3) Cacao Tree in Fruit -- Trinidad4) Making Tortillas -- Mexico5) Mining -- Mexico6) Picking Coffee -- Brazil7) Making Cocoanut Oil -- Ceylon8) Cocoanut Plantation -- Ceylon9) Graphite Mine -- Ceylon10) Paddy Fields -- Ceylon11) Feeding Silk Worms -- Japan12) Reeling Silk -- Japan13) Picking Tea -- Japan14) Going to Market -- Japan15) Separating Rice from the Straw -- Japan16) Weaving -- Japan17) Transplanting Rice -- Japan18) Preparing Tea, Pan Firing -- Japan19) Cutting Rice -- Japan20) Opening Cacao Fruit -- Jamaica21) Coffee Tree -- Costa Rica22) Drying Coffee -- Costa Rica23) Opening Cocoanuts -- Philippine Islands24) Tea, Leaves, Flowers, and FruitsAccording to a 1921 museum bulletin these instructional photographs "illustrate the important commercial products of the world present conditions of life and industry in all countries opportunities for studying the life and customs of the lands and illustrate the useful products of the vegetable, animal, and mineral kingdoms... they illustrate geography commerce economics." The museum offered classes to students who wanted to learn about the world's economy stating "the main object of which to teach the rising generation the important basic facts and principles which underlie modern industry."A nice collection of educational guides displaying a variety of industries from around the world in the 1920s through excellent photographs.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Archive]: 24 Photographs Mounted on Boards from China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, prepared for the Museum of Philadelphia

      Philadelphia Museums, Philadelphia 1920 - An archive of 24 larger black and white gelatin silver photographs mounted to cardboard. The photos all measure around 7" x 9" mounted on 10" x 12" boards with stamped captions on the front and a printed description on the verso. All boards are slightly bowed with edgewear thus very good with near fine photographs.A collection of photographs taken for the Museum of Philadelphia with "The Philadelphia Museums" stamped on the corner of each board. They were collected in the 1920s from a number of different countries including China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, which is the most heavily featured here with nine photographs. The photos were then used as part of the Museum's mission to discover new ways of instructing students and museum-goers on the various cultures of the world. These photographs focus on the raw and manufactured materials which are critical to the economy of each of the countries and the people who cultivate them. Each photograph has a caption under the photograph such as "Drying Cacao" on a photograph of workers in Trinidad. On the verso of each photo is a longer description explaining the process pictured as well as what the end product would be, in this case chocolate, and how the product and cultivation of it affects the country of origin. This is a portion of the description from the Cacao photo: "The laborers in Trinidad are of two classes -- negroes of African descent and Malay coolies from the East Indies, imported under contract for a term of years. These Malays, most of whom are Mohammedans, are an industrious class and at the expiration of their contracts not infrequently remain on the island and make good settlers."The collection compiled here includes the following:1) Iron Furanace -- Hankow, China2) Drying Cacao -- Trinidad3) Cacao Tree in Fruit -- Trinidad4) Making Tortillas -- Mexico5) Mining -- Mexico6) Picking Coffee -- Brazil7) Making Cocoanut Oil -- Ceylon8) Cocoanut Plantation -- Ceylon9) Graphite Mine -- Ceylon10) Paddy Fields -- Ceylon11) Feeding Silk Worms -- Japan12) Reeling Silk -- Japan13) Picking Tea -- Japan14) Going to Market -- Japan15) Separating Rice from the Straw -- Japan16) Weaving -- Japan17) Transplanting Rice -- Japan18) Preparing Tea, Pan Firing -- Japan19) Cutting Rice -- Japan20) Opening Cacao Fruit -- Jamaica21) Coffee Tree -- Costa Rica22) Drying Coffee -- Costa Rica23) Opening Cocoanuts -- Philippine Islands24) Tea, Leaves, Flowers, and FruitsAccording to a 1921 museum bulletin these instructional photographs "illustrate the important commercial products of the world present conditions of life and industry in all countries opportunities for studying the life and customs of the lands and illustrate the useful products of the vegetable, animal, and mineral kingdoms. they illustrate geography commerce economics." The museum offered classes to students who wanted to learn about the world's economy stating "the main object of which to teach the rising generation the important basic facts and principles which underlie modern industry."A nice collection of educational guides displaying a variety of industries from around the world in the 1920s through excellent photographs.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Archive]: 24 Photographs Mounted on Boards from China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, prepared for the Museum of Philadelphia

      Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museums, 1920. Very Good. An archive of 24 larger black and white gelatin silver photographs mounted to cardboard. The photos all measure around 7" x 9" mounted on 10" x 12" boards with stamped captions on the front and a printed description on the verso. All boards are slightly bowed with edgewear thus very good with near fine photographs.A collection of photographs taken for the Museum of Philadelphia with "The Philadelphia Museums" stamped on the corner of each board. They were collected in the 1920s from a number of different countries including China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, which is the most heavily featured here with nine photographs. The photos were then used as part of the Museum's mission to discover new ways of instructing students and museum-goers on the various cultures of the world. These photographs focus on the raw and manufactured materials which are critical to the economy of each of the countries and the people who cultivate them. Each photograph has a caption under the photograph such as "Drying Cacao" on a photograph of workers in Trinidad. On the verso of each photo is a longer description explaining the process pictured as well as what the end product would be, in this case chocolate, and how the product and cultivation of it affects the country of origin. This is a portion of the description from the Cacao photo: "The laborers in Trinidad are of two classes -- negroes of African descent and Malay coolies from the East Indies, imported under contract for a term of years. These Malays, most of whom are Mohammedans, are an industrious class and at the expiration of their contracts not infrequently remain on the island and make good settlers."The collection compiled here includes the following:1) Iron Furanace -- Hankow, China2) Drying Cacao -- Trinidad3) Cacao Tree in Fruit -- Trinidad4) Making Tortillas -- Mexico5) Mining -- Mexico6) Picking Coffee -- Brazil7) Making Cocoanut Oil -- Ceylon8) Cocoanut Plantation -- Ceylon9) Graphite Mine -- Ceylon10) Paddy Fields -- Ceylon11) Feeding Silk Worms -- Japan12) Reeling Silk -- Japan13) Picking Tea -- Japan14) Going to Market -- Japan15) Separating Rice from the Straw -- Japan16) Weaving -- Japan17) Transplanting Rice -- Japan18) Preparing Tea, Pan Firing -- Japan19) Cutting Rice -- Japan20) Opening Cacao Fruit -- Jamaica21) Coffee Tree -- Costa Rica22) Drying Coffee -- Costa Rica23) Opening Cocoanuts -- Philippine Islands24) Tea, Leaves, Flowers, and FruitsAccording to a 1921 museum bulletin these instructional photographs "illustrate the important commercial products of the world present conditions of life and industry in all countries opportunities for studying the life and customs of the lands and illustrate the useful products of the vegetable, animal, and mineral kingdoms... they illustrate geography commerce economics." The museum offered classes to students who wanted to learn about the world's economy stating "the main object of which to teach the rising generation the important basic facts and principles which underlie modern industry."A nice collection of educational guides displaying a variety of industries from around the world in the 1920s through excellent photographs.

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        Die Auflösung der Städte oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur in 30 Zeichnungen von Bruno Taut. Es ist natürlich nur eine Utopie und eine kleine Unterhaltung; - wenn auch mit "Beweisen" versehen...

      Hagen in Westfalen: Folkwang-Verlag, 1920. hardcover. Sehr gut. Enthält 30 Tafelseiten mit teils farbigen Zeichnungen auf verschiedenfarbigem Papier, ein Blatt mit den Bildtiteln zu den Zeichnungen, sowie einen montierten Druck von Zille und eine weitere Abbildung im Textteil. 4to. (ca. 27 x 21,5 cm). Moderner Halbmaroquin-Band mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Buntpapierbezug, 3 Bll. (Umschlagtitel, Vortitel, Titel), 31 Bll., 81 (2) S. Bolliger 1, 98. - Schöner privater Einband mit cremefarbenen Vorsätzen. Der Orig.-Umschlagtitel der Broschüre wurde mit eingebunden. - Die 30 Zeichnungen stellt Taut in den Zusammenhang verschiedener Texte aus Literatur, Philosophie und Politik. Dabei ist dem Anarchisten Peter Kropotkin viel Raum gewidmet, neben Texten von Landauer, Tolstoi, Whitman, Scheerbart, Nietzsche, Engels u. a. Zu Beginn des Textteils, unter dem kleinen Zille-Druck "Zur Mutter Erde zurück" ein längeres Rousseau-Zitat und der Satz von Jules Méline "Das ist nicht allein tatsächlich, sonder auch im übertragenen Sinne wahr. Die Städte sind der Abgrund der Menschheit". - Gutes Exemplar: Der Einband tadellos, innen papierbedingt gebräunt. Ganz wenige kleine Randrisse, blasse Flecken bzw. Knickspuren im unteren Eck. Der eingebundene Umschlagtitel etwas angestaubt und ungleichmäßig gebräunt.

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        Original drawing in graphite on paper of Anna Pavlova en pointe. Signed in full by the artist at lower right and titled "Pavlova" at lower left

      The most celebrated dancer of her time, "[Pavlova's] technique was so perfect that it concealed technique. her arabesque and pas de bourrée have rarely been equaled, and... her line was always impeccable... As an interpretive artist Pavlova probably, even today, remains unsurpassed. She was supreme in roles requiring feminine coquetry and light comedy; she excelled in lyrical and poetic roles in which her fluid, expressive arms and hands were remarkable; and she could be deeply moving in dramatic and tragic roles such as Nikia and Giselle. What made her performances unique, however, was not so much her technical mastery or even her talent at characterization; it was the emotion she poured into her performances, her incomparable stage presence - in short, the power of her personality." The International Encyclopedia of Dance, Vol. 5, pp. 125-126. Laura Knight, the first female English artist to be elected to full membership in the Royal Academy. She is well-recognized for her work in the genre of ballet. "During 1920 and 1921 Laura met, and painted backstage, some of the most famous ballet dancers of the day from Sergei Diaghilev's Ballet Russes. Her subjects included Lydia Lopokova, Anna Pavlova, and the dance teacher Enrico Cecchetti." Wikipedia.. Sheet size 355 mm. x 218 mm. (14" x 8.5"). On laid paper. With preparatory sketch of a dancer (in all likelihood Pavlova) in fluid motion to verso. Provenance: Alister Mathews, art dealer in Bournemouth, England. Slightly worn and creased; small edge tear.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Der kleine Herr Friedemann.

      München, Phantasus-Verlag 1920. 58 S. m. 15 Original-Holzschnitten von Otto Nückel. Original-Halbpergamentband und Überzugspapier nach einem Holzschnitt von Nückel. 25,1 x 18,1 cm. Eins von 150 num. (gesamt 220) und von Thomas Mann und Otto Nückel sign. Exemplaren. Sehr gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Küpper]
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        Paul Celan: Gesammelte Werke in fünf Bänden.

      Unverlrtzt Leder Tadellos Fünf Bände, VOLLSTÄNDIG. In eleganter pappbezogener Hartkarton-Kassette. Alle Bände: gestaltete Schutzumschläge mit Rückentitelei, unverletzt. GANZLEDER Einbände, montierte goldgeprägte Titelschildchen, alle TADELLOS. ERSTER BAND: Gedichte I: Mohn und Gedächtnis, Von Schwelle zu Schwelle, Sprachgitter, Die Niemandsrose. 328 Seiten. +++ ZWEITER BAND: Gedichte II: Atemwende, Fadensonnen, Lichtzwang, Schneepart. 446 Seiten. +++ DRITTER BAND: Gedichte III: Der Sand aus den Urnen, Zeitgehöft, Verstreute Gedichte, Prosa, Reden. 233 Seiten. +++ VIERTER BAND: Übertragungen !, zweisprachig. 885 Seiten. +++ FÜNFTER BAND: Übertragungen II, zweisprachig. 665 Seiten. Eine bibliophile Ausgabe in NEUWERTIGEM ZUSTAND! +++ "Celan schafft seine Symbole, in denen der uralte Bestand als Grundschicht weiterlebt, überlagert von vielem Heutigen von Jüngstem. Mit ihm ist eine poetische Kraft aufgestanden, die das unsagbare an seinen Rändern packt und das Wort als eine äußerste Wirklichkeit Ernst nimmt" (Karl Schweldhelm, Deutsche Zeitung). +++ Paul Celan gehört zu den größten deutsch-jüdischen Poeten des 20. Jahrhunderts. Geboren in Czernowitz im Jahr 1920, nahm er sich das Leben 1970 in Paris. +++ 12,4 x 20,4 cm je, Gewicht insgesamt 3,1 kg. +++ Stichwörter: Gesamtausgabe Lyrik Poesie Übersetzungen Literatur Germanistik Bibliophilie Vorzugsausgabe

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        Commercial Airships.

      London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1920.. [Aviation]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 17 cm), pp.xiii; [1]; 235; [1]. Publisher's blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, in typographic dust-jacket. Colour frontispiece, 27 black and white photographic plates, folding chart of prevalent winds in summer. Some dustiness to edges, some offsetting to endpapers, small label and 'file copy' stamp to front free endpaper, number 29 written on cloth at spine and with pen on dust-jacket at the same location. Dust-jacket shows well with some closed tears, some chipping and nicking, a few small marks and some toning to spine. A very good copy of a scarce book, devilishly so in the dust-jacket. An excellent early work written by the Chief Airship Engineer at Vickers, where he helped design the R9 and R80 airships alongside Barnes Wallis.

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        The Works of Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Emma)

      London: Robert Riviere & Sons, c. 1920. The works of Jane Austen, all six novels of Austen, bound in five volumes. Octavo, bound in three quarters leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, illustrated colored frontispieces, half-titles. Contains Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Mansfield Park, and Emma. In near fine condition. A very nice set. "Generations of readers have marveled at the modernity of her work She is the mother of the English 19th-century novel as Scott is the father of it" (Kunitz & Haycraft, 23).

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        History of the Great War, based on official documents.Naval Operations - complete set

      Longmans -31 1920 - 5 volumes in 9 (5 volumes of text and four map cases). all 1st editions. very good bright condition hardback set in the original bindings. spine lettering a little dull on the first two volumes. foot of spine frayed on volume 4 map volume. each text volume carries the heraldic book-plate of L. Ropner. [heavy set that may require extra shipping costs for overseas orders] the complete set of the official naval history of world war one. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ROOFING TILE: A Detailed Reference for Architects' Use

      Ludowici-Celadon Co., Chicago - ca. 1920. Oblong folio (9.5" x 13"). 106 pp; illustrated throughout with sketches and section & plan views of roofing parts. Brown buckram spine with gilt-lettered cloth covers. VG, title page lightly foxed; spine & corners a bit rubbed; minor blemish on front cover. This book is an illustrated technical presentation of various forms of terra cotta roofing tile, together with data on tile roofing construction. It includes elevations of buildings with specifications for various types of tile. Not in OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carnegie Hill Books]
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        KRITIK. NRS 1 (FEB 1920) - 9 (MARCH 1921) [NEARLY COMPLETE, LACKING ONLY THE FINAL ISSUE]

      Vienna: [Der Kval](1920-1921). 1st edition. Bound in Period boards with all original paper covers bound in, tall 8vo, 32 pages per issue [total of 288 pages here]. In Yiddish, with "Kritik" in dramatic modernist typeface. Moshe Zilberg (1884-1942) "was living in Vilna where he was arrested for belonging to the Bund (1912) and sat in a prison cell together with Dovid Eynhorn. After being freed from prison, he was forced to leave Russia. Until WWI he lived in Cracow and Lemberg. Over the years 1918-1923, he lived in Vienna where he was a Hebrew teacher and one of the editors of the publishing house of "Der kval" (The source) . He was also editor of the monthly journal Kritik (Critic) --ten issues appeared, February 1920-April 1921--around which assembled the writers: Moyshe Grosman-Tsimerman, Mendl Zinger, Meylekh Ravitsh, Dr. Meylekh Khmelnitski, and A. M. Fuks, among others. In 1923 he returned to Vilna. He subsequently served as co-editor (with N. Mayzil) of Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) in Warsaw (1926) , and he became an internal contributor to Ekspres (Express) in Warsaw--first issue, January 3, 1927. At the beginning of WWII (September 1939) , he escaped from Warsaw to Bialystok, later settled in Vilna, suffered enormously from want, made several unsuccessful attempts to save himself from the Nazis, and then was murdered in Ponary.... Zilberg had a deep understanding and stern attitude toward artistic literature. He would revise and polish his stories, and out of necessity did not have sufficient time to concentrate on his own original creations; his writing talent was used primarily on translations. Falling strongly under the influence of Perets's struggle for national progress and against assimilation, he wrote his series of articles entitled: "Vos ikh hob aykh tsu zogn" (What I have to say to you) , running in several issues of Kritik; the articles aroused a strong reaction among younger writers with whom he remained in close contact for many years. " Additionally, Moyshe Gross (Moshe Gross-Zimmermann) "was a cofounder of M. Zilburg's monthly magazine Kritik (Critic) , in which he published a series of articles entitled 'Form-problemen in der yidisher literatur' (Problems of form in Yiddish literature) " (Translated from article by Zalmen Reyzen in Yidishe Leksikon, vol. 1) . See also: Z. Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater) , vol. 1; M. Ravitsh, Mayn leksikon (My lexicon) , vol. 1 (Montreal, 1945) ; Sh. Katsherginski, in Khurbn vilne (The Holocaust in Vilna) (New York, 1947) ; M. Naygreshl, in Fun noentn over (New York) 1 (1955) ; Sol Liptzin, "Galician Neoromanticism, " in YIVO Annual 14 (1969) . SUBJECT(S) : Jews -- Austria -- Periodicals. OCLC list not a single copy anywhere. Paper brown and fragile, with some chipping to margins (no text loss) and occasional pages loose. Some covers trimmed close with minor loss. Archival repair to first wrapper. Good condition thus. Exceedingly rare and important. (YID-28-2)

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        Zwei Frauen mit klagend erhobenen Händen.

      - Linolschnitt, 1920, signiert und datiert. Darstellungsgröße 23,7:17,7 cm, Blattgröße 42:26,5 cm. Sehr guter Abdruck auf Maschinenbütten. Leicht vergilbt und etwas stockfleckig. Literatur: Vgl. Wilhelmi, 1996, 106 und 180. Bell studierte in Köln, Berlin und Düsseldorf und war als Maler und Graphiker tätig. Er war Mitglied der Künstlervereinigungen „Das Junge Rheinland" und „Rheingruppe".

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        Friedrich Nietzsche Gesammelte Werke. Musarionausgabe. Band 1 bis 22 sowie 3 Registerbände komplett.

      Schönes, schweres Hadernpapier. Gr. 8 (24,5 x 17,5 cm). Schwarze Orig.-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Buntpapierbezügen, Lederecken und goldgefärbtem Kopfschnitt. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Aufwendige und umfangreiche Monumentalausgabe, basierend auf der unter Literaturwissenschaftlern umstrittenen, bei der Leserschaft populären Großoktavausgabe des Nietzsche-Archivs. - Kosch XI, 319. - Mittelstraß II, 1030. - Schaberg 305. - WG 31. - Ziegenfuss II, 216. - Mittelstraß und Ziegenfuss datieren, mit dem Vorwort, fälschlich "1920-1929", die Drucklegung des Bandes erfolgte aber wegen der Zeitläufte erst 1922. Datierung bei Schaberg korrekt. Die Ausgabe der Texte erfolgte in chronologischer Reihung. "Wir können also in dieser Ausgabe den Entwicklungsgang dieses großen Genius vom Philologen zum Kämpfer gegen die Kultur seiner Zeit, zum moralistischen Kritiker, zum neuschaffenden Denker, zum Antichristen und Immoralisten, zum Umwerter aller Werte, zum Dichterphilosophen besser als bisher Schritt für Schritt verfolgen" (aus dem Vorwort des 1. Bandes). - Herausgeber der als hochwertige Sammlerausgabe gestalteten, in einer Gesamtauflage von 1600 Exemplaren gedruckten Bände waren Richard und Max Oehler sowie Friedrich Christian Würzbach. - Eines von 100 Exemplaren in Halbleder, die nicht für den Handel gedruckt und handschriftlich mit den römischen Ziffern I bis C nummeriert wurden. - Lederrücken stellenweise minimal berieben, lediglich am Kapital des neunten Bandes etwas deutlicher beschabt. Kanten der Bezugspapiere leicht berieben und Schnitte schwach angestaubt. Innen durchweg tadellos. - Von den marginalen äußerlichen Gebrauchsspuren abgesehen sehr gutes und sauberes Exemplar der aufwendigen und unter Sammlern wie Lesern überaus populären Nietzsche-Ausgabe.

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        13 Original Postcard Photos of Shanghai in 1920s, Nanking Road, The Bund, Wangpoo River, Sampans, Houseboats. 1 color plus 12 b/w

      Shanghai 1920 - Original postcard silver gelatin photos, 12 b/w [size:13*8cm],1 color [size:14*9cm]. UNDATED, presumably around 1920s.Postcards unused, with brief descriptions in German on reverse sides. More photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ocean City Fishing Club. 1920 Year Book

      Ocean City Fishing Club, Inc, Ocean City, N.J. 1920 - Illustrated. 120 pp. Printed by Eakins, Palmer & Harris, Philadelphia. 1 vols. 8vo. Extensively illustrated club guide, with a section of portraits and anecdotes of members, lists of officers, and members.With a message from the club president, H.W. Stelwagon, concerning the club's plans to rebuild their pier after the storm of 5 February 1920. See Buns O1 (noting only years 1916-1919) Cream card stock, printed in red and green. Very good Illustrated. 120 pp. Printed by Eakins, Palmer & Harris, Philadelphia. 1 vols. 8vo

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        Richards Standard Atlas of the City of Springfield and the Town of Longmeadow Massachusetts

      Richards Map Co., Springfield, MA 1920 - Heavy Cloth Edition. 4to. Three quarter binding with leather and dark green fabric. Red fabric to spine. Embossed, red lettering to front cover. A multitude of coloured, large maps of the towns plus an index. Near Fine covers with Good interior. Cover leather severely worn and mostly gone. Sunning and soiling to covers. Severe rubbing to bottom edge. Minor soiling and discoloration to textblock, but maps generally clean. Binding tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photographic Portrait of Béla Bartók with his Signature

      Vajda M. Pál, Budapest 1920 - Original, vintage photographic portrait, mounted on paper. With signature in ink on cardboard (ca. 97 x 49 mm). Ca. 153 × 215 mm. Vintage copy of one of the most iconic photographic portraits of the Hungarian composer, Béla Bartók (1881-1945). The photograph was taken by Pál M. Vajda (1874-1951) who was the chief photographer for the Hungarian State Opera for almost 30 years. He took portraits of the most famous artists, actors, and musicians of his time. Trimmed. Traces of mounting on verso. Otherwise in fine condition. Original, vintage photographic portrait, mounted on paper. With signature in ink on cardboard (ca. 97 x 49 mm). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Astrophotometer Photograph Of Galaxy Ngc 4147, From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory

      Pasadena Circa 1920/1940: Carnegie Institution, Mt Wilson Observatory, 1925. Original Astronomical Photographs . No Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Original Astronomical Photograph Approximately 14" X 10 3/4". Fine. Black Images On Grey Background, With Cross Lines. [This Came With A Series Of Very Similar Astrophotographs Of Same Subject, Of Which One Was Annotated At Edges, "4147 Center, Red And P. E. Standards / 100" Astrophotometer Orientation"; "N" At Top Of Astrophotograph, Red Ink Quadrant Numbers; All Annotations On This And The Other Photographs Appear To Be In Hand Of Edwin P. Hubble, But Not Signed By Hubble. Stamp Of Mount Wilson And Palomar Obervatories On Verso, "Object: Ngc 4147 / /Telescope Ph-711-S, Remarks 100 Orient".

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        The Age of Innocence

      New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. In Good condition, lacking dust jacket. The spine is worn, with heavy wear and splitting at both ends. The cloth shows rubbing, sunning and soiling, with a vertical bubble to the front cover; worn corners. The paste downs have remnants of articles being pasted on, as well as offsetting from this to the free end papers. The front free end paper has a previous owner name written in pen, as well as a barely legible gift stamp (some sort of gift to the Armed Forces) that had been once penciled over, then erased. A few pages have a faint grey stain at the gutter. True first printing of this Pulitzer Prize winning classic.

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        Poesia Rassegna Internazionale 2a Serie, 1 a 6

      Facchi 1920 - Mezza pelle; oblongo, 22x31cm. 4 fascicoli, 6 numeri della seconda serie della famosa rivista futurista, diretta da Mario Dessy. Con testi inediti di James Joyce (A memory of the Players in a mirror at midnight); Marinetti (Grand Hôtel Poire et singes dans le noir; Vulcani di Poesia; Il Cracracracranio della notte e traduzioni); Jean Cocteau (Rebus; Journal des Voyages; D'Annunzio (La Maestria); Pierre Reverdy; Valentine de Saint-Point (Etre) e un sorprendente inedito del giovanissimo Jorge Luis Borges (Russia) en el artículo "El movimiento ultraista en España", e molti altri autori. Testi in italiano, francese, inglese, neerlandese e spagnolo. La rivista afferma che pubblica solo testi inedite, mas il poema di Ezra Pound, The Study in Aesthetics, non era inedito. Dorso con mancanza alla base; mancano le copertine dei fascicoli, con le informazioni editoriali; ogni fascicolo comincia dalla pagina 1, manca solo la coperta; in uno dei fascicoli, una iscrizione dell'ex proprietario, con data, dicendo che ha ricevuto la rivista dallo stesso Marinetti. Con illustrazioni a colori o in nero di Giacomo Balla, Emilio Notte, Arnaldo Ginna, Fortunato Depero. Rarissimo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Dunsterforce

      1920 - Photogravure portrait frontispiece and sixteen half-tone plates, two folding maps and a map to the front endpapers. Onthe whole a very good copy in the original red cloth, gilt, slightly faded spine . xii, 324pp. London, Arnold, Clandestine campaigning from Baghdad to Baku by the model for Kipling's ?Stalky? This first edition is uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Petits Airs. Poèmes [ Edition originale - Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Ronald Davis et Cie 1920 - Orné d'un bois gravé par Deslignères et d'un dessin hors texte de Maurice Barraud, un des 300 exemplaires sur papier pur chiffon numérotés, 1 vol. in-8 reliure plein veau marbré, dos à 5 nerfs orné, filet doré sur coupes, chasses richement ornées, Ronald Davis et Cie, Paris, 1920, 45 pp. Bel envoi de Francis Carco "à Abel Hermant, avec ma bien fervente sympathie et mes sentiments respectueux". Bon exemplaire très bien relié. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

      1920 - Folding map, numerous illustrations. Second US edition. 8vo., cloth. New York, Macmillan. With a most unusual forged presentation inscription, by the putative recipient on the front free endpaper ?To Byron Khun de Prorok Laleham College, England in grateful thanks for his efforts, & of those of his school companions for the gift of sledge No. 6 that went on with Spencer-Smith until his death from exhaustion. (?) 184 degrees - (?) Hill 149 degrees March 9, 1916. Sincerely yours Ernest Shackleton Nov 1920? Byron Khun de Prorok, a bogus self-publicising Count of American Polish stock, apparently brought up in Pennsylvania and educated in Geneva, made several expeditions in North Africa, mainly in the Sahara region. He presented papers to The Royal Geographical Society, who eventually ended his membership for exceeding their fantasy quota, his involving quests for the lost city of Atlantis and King Solomon?s mines. He published four moderately successful populist books about his expeditions and archaeology, all of which earned the most scathing reviews in the specialist journals ? ?From an archaeological standpoint this work is non-existent. As a reference book it is useless? (American Journal of Archaeology); ?As the author truly says (p. 36), ? the germ of enthusiasm is virulent?; it devastates spelling, scholarship, historical perspective impartially, and infects the reader too with a delirious inconsequence, the nightmare feeling that it doesn't much matter what happens next? (The Geographical Journal) The only narrative which fits the facts of this book is that Khun de Prorok fabricatedit as evidence of his intimacy with the great of the expedition world: nevertheless there are some odd questions about it, such as the invention of ?Laleham College, England? ? Thomas Arnold?s first prep school was in Laleham House, but it was demolished in the 1860s, and Laleham School (a special needs school) in Ramsgate is an unlikely candidate. We are very grateful to the Royal Geographical Society for having supplied samples of Prorok?s hand, confirming that this inscription is by him. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sommerliche Heuernte mit Pferd. Öl auf Platte, links unten mit *Hans Vogel * signiert, undatiert ( wohl um 1920 ).

      Bildmaß ca. 31 x 42 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß ca. 41 x 52 cm ). Das Bild von guter Erhaltung, verso mit biographischen Angaben zu Hans Vogel sowie leider unleserlicher Bleistiftnotiz wohl des Künstlers. Der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. Hans Vogel war u.a. 3 Jahre Schüler von Arthur Siebelist.( Literatur u.a. Der Neue Rump, Hamburger Künstlerlexikon, Seite 483f ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Dibujos Originales de Maestros Espanoles, 150 apuntes y estudios de artistas del siglo XVI hasta el siglo XIX e escogidos

      Karl Hiersemann, Leipzig and New York 1920 - Two enormous folio size volumes with quarter leather, decorative paper, and gilt top edges; 19 pp. text and 150 plates. Text in Spanish. Beautiful presentations of original works by master Spanish masters, centering on paintings and studies from the 16th to the 19th centuries. A limited run was printed, and this is No. 8 (both volumes). All plates are present, two-tone, and are tipped in on gorgeous, thick rag paper. The text explains each work, ordered by sequence. A very rare set of volumes on Spanish art. VG, although both volumes have tiny white call numbers on spines from museum library (de-accessioned); sewn binding threads coming loose on bottom of first section of text pages in Vol. 1; very top bit of spine leather on Vol. 2 is detaching. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Weinzinger Sekt und Spezialweine aus den Kellereien Josef Weinzinger jr. Wien XIX." Orig. Farblithographie.

      Wien, Kunstanstalt Jaksch & Neuhold Wien VI., um 1920. - Ca. 105 x 82 cm. Zeigt ein galantes Rokokopaar am Tisch bei Sekt, Obst und Kuchen. Schönes, farbfrisches Plakat mit dekorativer Darstellung.- Vertikale und horizontale Faltspuren. Plakate

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        The Works of Thomas Hardy in Prose and Verse, with Prefaces and Notes 22 Volumes

      London: Macmillan, 1920.. Wessex Edition.. Hardcover. Fine. Bound in half navy blue leather with blue cloth boards by C. J. Sawyer. Five raised bands on the spine with titling and decoration stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Minor fading to spines. Photographic frontispieces. This is the second printing of the Wessex Edition first published in 1912. A beautiful set.

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        Miracle Mongers and their Methods: A Complete Expose

      E.P. Dutton & Company 1920 - First edition. xiv, 240pp. Original orange cloth with navy lettering. Very Good+, lacking the dust jacket. Foxing to edges and lightly to title page, very slight bowing to front board, but overall a very neat, clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original drawing in graphite on paper of Anna Pavlova en pointe. Signed in full by the artist at lower right and titled "Pavlova" at lower left

      - Sheet size 355 mm. x 218 mm. (14" x 8.5"). On laid paper. With preparatory sketch of a dancer (in all likelihood Pavlova) in fluid motion to verso.Provenance:Alister Mathews, art dealer in Bournemouth, England.Slightly worn and creased; small edge tear. The most celebrated dancer of her time, "[Pavlova's] technique was so perfect that it concealed technique. her arabesque and pas de bourrée have rarely been equaled, and. her line was always impeccable. As an interpretive artist Pavlova probably, even today, remains unsurpassed. She was supreme in roles requiring feminine coquetry and light comedy; she excelled in lyrical and poetic roles in which her fluid, expressive arms and hands were remarkable; and she could be deeply moving in dramatic and tragic roles such as Nikia and Giselle. What made her performances unique, however, was not so much her technical mastery or even her talent at characterization; it was the emotion she poured into her performances, her incomparable stage presence - in short, the power of her personality." The International Encyclopedia of Dance, Vol. 5, pp. 125-126. Laura Knight, the first female English artist to be elected to full membership in the Royal Academy. She is well-recognized for her work in the genre of ballet."During 1920 and 1921 Laura met, and painted backstage, some of the most famous ballet dancers of the day from Sergei Diaghilev's Ballet Russes. Her subjects included Lydia Lopokova, Anna Pavlova, and the dance teacher Enrico Cecchetti." Wikipedia.

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        Costumes de Théâtre, Ballets & Divertissements.

      Paris: Editions Lucien Vogel, Imprimé sur les presses de Studium, 15 décembre 1920 - Edition originale tirée à petit nombre, in-8 étroit; page de titre illustrée en couleur (comptant pour la première planche), 2 f. Préface de Henry Bidou, 10f. (pl. 2 à 11) illustrant le décor et les costumes du "Coup manqué", ballet-pantomime de Rip créé au théâtre de l"Athénée en 1915; 10f. (pl. 12 à 21) illustrant décor et costumes de "L"Enfantement du Mort, Miracle en pourpre, noir et or composé par Marcel L"Herbier" créé au Théâtre Edouard VII en 1919: et 1 f. Table, Achevé d"imprimer. Gardes volantes au début et en fin d"ouvrage. En feuillets dans une chemise cartonnée illustrée d"un personnage de théâtre. Rubans manquants, un coin frotté, courte déchirure marginale sans manque dans la planche 21 sans atteinte à l"illustration, plat supérieur partiellement ensoleillé. Autrement en bon état. Intéressant illustré art déco. Les planches sont signées par Lepape, légendées, et coloriées au patron par J. Saudé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Women][Sports] Photo Album Depicting a Camp Created by the Founder of Women's Field Hockey in the United States.

      late 1920s-1935, Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania And Brussels, Belgium - 5" x 7½". String-tied, patterned paper over boards. 92 pages with 163 black and white photographs adhesive mounted. Most photos measure 2½" x 3½", a few are larger and around a third are captioned. Album good: heavy edge wear, patch of surface loss to front cover and lacking most of backstrip but still firmly held together by string tie; photos generally near fine. This album documents some of the efforts of a woman who was instrumental in the development of women's sports in the United States. Constance Applebee, a native of England, introduced field hockey to the United States in 1901. She co-founded the American Field Hockey Association, was the director of athletics for Bryn Mawr, and in 1924 created the first American magazine devoted to women's sports, The Sportswoman. In 1922, Applebee founded the Pocono Hockey Camp at Camp Tegawitha which was held each summer for the next 72 years and included top coaches from around the world. She also taught lacrosse at the camp and the U. S. Women's Lacrosse Association was founded there in 1931. This album begins at that camp, probably in the late 1920s and there are at least five photos of Applebee. In addition to portraits of the athletes and hockey and lacrosse shots, the women are seen rowing, engaged in archery, riding horses and simply having fun. There's a photo of Anne Pugh, captain of the women's lacrosse national team in 1934, and for whom the eponymous Bryn Mawr Award for Athletic Excellence, Sportsmanship and Leadership is named. Also shown is Anne Townsend, another pioneer of American women's hockey and lacrosse and the captain of the women's national field hockey team for many years. The album then jumps to Belgium with shots of the 1935 Brussels International Exposition. Around one third of the album consists of travel shots in and around Brussels. Amidst these photos are a number related to an international hockey tournament. There are several team photos as well as more than one where Nazi flags can be seen and at least two with players giving Nazi salutes. We have been unable to determine exactly what competition this was or whether Applebee made the trip. The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women deemed Applebee a "Foremother of Sport for Women. " She continued to coach and play until the age of 96, ultimately training thousands of young women in lacrosse and field hockey. An album of fiercely spirited women brought together by one of the matriarchs of women's sports in the United States. This item is offered by Langdon Manor Books, LLC, antiquarian booksellers. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) , the International League of Antiquarian Booksllers (ILAB) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and adhere to their rules of ethics. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Panama Canal and the Coast of Chile

      Panama Canal Zone and Chile, 1920. Near Fine. Folio. Measuring 12" x 14". Brown leather album with gilt and blind stamped decorations. Contains 274 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring around 3.5" x 5", with a few scattered captions. Album has a cracked front hinge, rubbing on the leather, and waviness thus good only with near fine photographs.A photo album kept during a cruise through the Panama Canal and down the coast of South America to Chile around 1920. The album begins with a trip through the Panama Canal which had officially opened in 1914. Photos of the deforested banks of the area, a few inland scenes, and nearby towns are seen in the section which shows travel through the canal. The mechanism of the canal can also be seen in amateur snapshots taken while the ship passed through. The trip continues down the coast of South America. Penciled captions appear on a few occasions identifying the cities of Pisco, Peru; Antofagasta, Chile; and Tocopilla, Chile. The photos from the various ports and cities visited show the local people of the town, with an emphasis on children, as well as the towns themselves. Here the people of South America are seen on horseback herding animals and shopping at the town markets. One photo shows a man on a dirt road, on the back of a donkey going into town. The changing infrastructure of the area can also be seen with photos of recently added railway stations and cars juxtaposed next to villagers who continued to use the traditional methods of transportation, such as the aforementioned donkey. The South American coast is seen here both from the boat and on foot. The compiler ventured outside of town to document the natural beauty of the countryside including a hike into the Andes and fishing expeditions. Many of the photos show the onboard life of the travelers fraternizing with crew members between stops, as well as photos of them sunning on the decks, ship's rigging, and passengers they befriended along the way.An extensive collection of photographs depicting South American travel and relatively early documentation of the Panama Canal.

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        This Side of Paradise

      Original green cloth. Near fine. Half morocco case. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Fitzgerald's first novel, one of only 3000 copies. Presentation copy inscribed on the title page: "For Kenneth Brightbill from F. Scott Fitzgerald April 30th, 1921." Brightbill and Fitzgerald seem likely to have been classmates, perhaps at the Newman School in New Jersey. Fitzgerald inscribed several of his early books to Brightbill. This Side of Paradise, "when it was first published was considered a revelation of new morality of the young in the early Jazz Age; and it made Fitzgerald famous. The novel's hero, Amory Blaine, is a handsome, spoiled young man who attends Princeton, becomes involved in literary activities and has several ill-fated romances. A portrait of the Lost Generation, the novel addresses Fitzgerald's later theme of love distorted by social climbing and greed" (Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature) Fitzgerald was still at university when he submitted the manuscript, then titled The Romantic Egoist, Scribner's. This Side of Paradise was published on 26 March 1920. An immediate success, the book went through fourteen printings by 1922, helping to launch Fitzgerald's literary career. The public loved the book, but the president of Princeton was not as pleased. John Grier Hibben wrote, "I cannot bear to think that our young men are merely living four years in a country club and spending their lives wholly in a spirit of calculation and snobbishness." This is an excellent early Fitzgerald presentation copy.

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        Chinese pictorial views and objects of interest, from photographs taken by J R L Calder

      Printed photographs plates all the book. No pagination. About 80pages, About 1920-1930s. Some small tears and crisp on covers, but the interior pages and plates are fine.

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        Handbook for the Guidance of Shipmasters on the Ichang-Chungking Section of the Yangtze River. China The Maritime Customs II Special Series No. 34

      Shanghai: Published by Order of the Inspector General of Customs at The Statistical Department 1920 - Published by Order of the Inspector General of Customs, Shanghai at the Statistical Department, 1920. First Edition. First Issue. Scarce. Prepared by Plant who was River Inspector for many years, and published in 1920 as the first edition. Yellow paper covered boards with maroon cloth spine in the style of the Maritime Customs Special series publications. Quarto, pp vii, 91 and 33 folding diagrams, maps, charts and tables. A detailed and comprehensive survey of the treacherous waters on the Yangtse between Chungking and Ichang. Very scarce. There is a second impression (1932) on the internet priced at £950.   Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – marron cloth, no titles as called for, slightly faded. Joints – good condition – solid. Corners – good condition – gently bumped and worn. Boards – good condition – minor marks and wear. Page edges – good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition. Paste downs – good condition. End papers – good condition. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition – some foxing. Binding – good condition – solid. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1920 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Writings of Thomas Hardy in Prose and Verses. With Prefaces and Notes

      New York and London: Harpers & Brothers Publishers, 1920. Anniversary Edition. Number 303 of 1250 sets. Photographs throughout. 21 vols. 8vo. Bound in three quarters crimson morocco, t.e.g. by Stikeman, vols. I, VII, & XVII joints repaired, else Very Good some rubbing at joints. Anniversary Edition. Number 303 of 1250 sets. Photographs throughout. 21 vols. 8vo.

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