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        Katalog der zweiten Ausstellung 1920. Im Rahmen der II. Herbstschau Neuer Kunst 1920 im Kunstgebäude Stuttgart.

      Stuttgart, Druck: Stähle & Friedrich, 1920 - 20,7 x 14,3 cm, (24) Seiten, 16 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, Original-Klammerheftung mit den Umschlag- Holzschnitten (Vorder- und Hinterdeckel) von Gottfried Graf. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Die Gruppe um Schlemmer, Baumeister, Graf, Kinzinger, Mueller, Spiegel und Herre gründete sich 1919 als Ortsgruppe der Berliner Novembergruppe und bestand bis 1924. HDO 445. - Lang Konstruktivismus und Buchkunst, Nr. 108 (mit Abbildung). - WVZ Hüll Nr. H40. - Baumeister, Schlemmer und die Üecht-Gruppe. Stuttgarter Avantgarde 1919. Ausstellungskatalog, Stuttgart, 1989/90, darin: siehe Seite 68ff. "Zur Zweiten Herbstschau Neuer Kunst 1920", mit den Abbildungen des Kataloges. Dabei das Ausstellungsverzeichnis in Fotokopie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Redheaded Outfield, and Other Baseball Stories

      Grosset & Dunlap 1920 - New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920. Later issue. SIGNED by the author, with author's personal library embossed stamp at top of front free endpaper. Octavo (7.5" x 5.25"); [viii], 238p +10 adverts. Original illustrated dustjacket listing down to this title on back; book in red cloth with black lettering. Large dampstain to majority of jacket back and over spine, with back panel taking on red from book's cloth both inside and out. Damage barely noticeable to back board, though borders of back pastedown and bottom edge of last two pages are pink. Jacket otherwise shows some tiny tears along edges and some faint scuffing, with a clean and attractive front. Boards are square. Endpapers lightly toned. Binding is sound and pages are unmarked. [AB-276] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Forty-Third. The Story and Official History of the 43rd Battalion AIF

      Rigby, Adelaide 1920 - Octavo, xiv, 248 pages with 5 comparative graphs and 17 maps plus 22 plates. Cloth bumped and lightly worn at the extremities, with minor restoration to the head and foot of the spine; acidic paper brittle and uniformly discoloured as ever; minimal restoration of edge chips to the front flyleaf and one text leaf; a very good copy of a notoriously poor production. Dornbusch 305; Fielding and O'Neill, page 229; Trigellis-Smith 241. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fifteen Drawings.

      London: The Ovid Press, [1920] - 15 unnumbered plates printed in various colours and mounted on grey, textured card. Contained within a vellum-imitation board portfolio, titles in black and with a Lewis design pasted to the front cover, publisher's device designed by Edward Wadsworth to rear cover in black. Portfolio tanned and rubbed along extremities, slight loss to fore wing flap and bottom of spine panel, a couple of small closed tears to top and bottom wing folds. Occasional light spots to plates. In excellent condition. Sole edition, number 16 of 250 numbered copies. Rodker's Ovid Press was an interesting, if short-lived, affair which, despite only lasting between 1919-21, produced a number of important and deeply influential publications: the present title, Pound's Mauberley, and Eliot's Ara Vos Prec. Fifteen Drawings is the second of Lewis' three non-literary publication, preceded by Timon of Athens (1913) and followed by Thirty Personalities and a Self-Portrait (1932); it is the scarcest of his portfolios to find complete. Apart from titles, the plates are unaccompanied by text and have no apparent thematic unity, covering a variety of subject matter and ranging in date from 1913 to 1919. The titles are: Blue Nudes, Post-Jazz, Reading Room British Museum, Timon of Athens I, Timon of Athens II, Group, Pole-Jump, Ezra Pound Esq., Head I, Head II, Nude I, Nude II, Nude III, Nude IV, and Seraglio. Morrow A5. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Krakau. Besichtigung der Altertumlichen Konigsstadt und Ihrer Schonen Gegenden: Wieliczka - Ojcow - tatra - Pieninen, Veranstaltet der Verband zur Forderung der Turistik in Polen.

      Krakow. No date. Ca. 1920s. Color lithograph poster, image 34 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches on sheet 36 x 25 inches, backed with linen with wood rollers at top and bottom (this is a vintage linen backing). Poster was originally folded and fold marks are visible, paper is brittle and chipping at sheet edges, at top edge and 3 inches along centrefold at lower edge. There were four tears into the image at the top edge prior to the poster's being mounted, there is a one inch tear at the right edge. Please inquire for detailed images showing the condition. A beautiful image of the historic centre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Image is signed at lower right and there is also a signature at upper left in the brown border.

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        The Rescue A Romance of the Shallows


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        Nihon Fukei Hanga Prints of Japanese Scenery


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        Higher Magic: Magic for the Artist [No. 48 of de Luxe ed. SIGNED to Houdini collector & collaborator, Joseph E. Waitt]

      New York: Adams Press Print 1920 - Octavo. Gilt-decorated, red leatherette binding; all edges gilt; 492, [8] pp.; illus. This de Luxe edition was limited to 100 signed and hand-numbered copies and issued by the author's own publishing imprint. Teale was an architect, amateur magician and researcher for Harry Houdini and served as the President of the Society of American Magicians from 1908-09. He designed Houdini's graveside exedra and was alleged to have ghostwritten some of Houdini's books. This copy owned by another Houdini collaborator, the Boston dentist, Dr. Joseph E. Waitt. Waitt's collection of Houdini paraphernalia is housed at Harvard (Waitt's alma mater). Some wear along joints and board edges but VG+ overall. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Home Interiors: A Practical Work on Colour, Decoration, and Furnishing

      A complete set in five portfolios of the British work on the use of color in interior decoration, including values, contrasts, and harmonies, meant to help homeowners avoid unflattering color combinations, the first portfolio with a 7-page introduction including sections on the theory of color selection, gradation and contrast, window dressing, and display, and three color charts with accompanying volvelles; each of the five portfolios with a number of plates depicting designs for a variety of interior spaces including the living room, sitting room, drawing room, dining room, bathroom, parlor, nursery, and bedroom, and instructions for carrying out each of the design scheme, the entire set containing 58 plates total, 30 being full-color facsimiles of watercolors and the other 28 being floor plans. Large folio. Original half-cloth boards portfolios with paper labels to front covers, plates loose as issued. London (Caxton Publishing Company) n.d. (1920). A very interesting and unusual work on the use of color, with a set of beautifully illustrated interior design schemes and patented color charts. An excellent display of interior decoration, furniture, decorative arts, and design in the early 20th century. As of January 2017, WorldCat locates six holdings in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Le cimetière marin

      Emile Paul frères. First edition, one of the numbered copies on Emile Paul frères Paris 1920 16x22,5cm relié

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        Der gelben Posaune der Sieben gewidmet von der Baurundschau. Almanach zum Hamburger Künstlerfest Februar 1920. Herausgeber: Dr. Ing. Hugo Koch und Baurat Emil Maetzel. Hamburg. Konrad Hanf 1920. 33,2 x 25,3 cm. 28 nichtnumerierte Blätter mit 13 montierten Tafeln. Illustrierte Originalbroschur mit je einem Originalholzschnitt von Emil Maetzel auf dem Vorderumschlag und auf dem Titel.

      Konrad Hanf, 1920.Originalausgabe. Söhn HDO 119. Enthält außer den beiden Holzschnitten auf dem Umschlag und dem Vorsatz noch 6 weitere Originalholzschnitte von Hans Leip, Emil Maetzel, Martin Schwemmer, Heinrich Steinhagen, Johannes Wüsten und Karl Opfermann. Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        Petite idole

      First edition on ordinary paper.Contemporary half yellow morocco Bradel binding over marbled paper boards by Alfred Farex, gilt date at foot of spine (small scratches to spine), marbled pastedowns and endpapers, covers and spine preserved.Handsome autograph inscription signed and dated by Sarah Bernhardt : " A Sacha Guitry que j'aime bien tendrement...[To Sacha Guitry, whom I love very dearly]"Cover illustrated with a drawing by Maggy Monier.Provenance : from the library of Hubert Heilbronn with his ex libris to pastedown. % Editions Nilsson Paris 1920 12x19cm relié

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        The Kingdom of the Pearl.

      New York: Brentano's, (1920). Quarto. 151pp. One of 100 copies, signed by the illustrator, Edmund Dulac. With ten mounted color plates by Dulac. Rosenthal, a Parisian jeweler, commissioned Dulac to illustrate his work on the history and intrigue of the pearl. Drawing his inspiration from the Middle and Far East, these ten exquisitely colored illustrations are among the finest of Dulac's book illustrations. They are also among the last he would produce, as enthusiasm for deluxe illustrated editions waned in the years immediately following World War I. Along with the Arabian Nights, this is one of the scarcer books in Dulac's oeuvre. In the publisher's binding of vellum-backed gilt-decorated boards. Extremities show slight toning, else a fine, bright copy.

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        ??????????????????? [ Nij?man bun ichi Ranry? Boruneo (Tarakan fukin) ] 1: 200,000 Scale Maps of Dutch Borneo (Tarakan and its Vicinity), Nos.1 to 24...

      Sanb? Honbu Rikuchi Sokury?-bu ????????? [Land Survey Department, Army General Staff Headquarters]. Complete set of 24 folded sheets showing Tarakan Island and its vicinity in great detail. Scale 1: 200,000. Each map measures approximately 58 x 46cm, includes a key featuring important resources and geographical points of interest. Two sheets a little stained, one sheet damp affected at edges with some very minor loss on the left hand margin in one area, some occasional browning and spotting but overall very good. Pencilled annotations on reverse in Japanese. These maps which show the map data in Dutch and the legend in Japanese were based on Dutch maps made between 1920 and 1936. Each shows the character ? or secret in the upper right corner.Prior to World War II the island of Tarakan off the coast of Borneo had been an important to the Dutch as an oil production centre. After the taking of the island by the Japanese the sabotage done to the oil refinery was quickly repaired and the island also became important to the Japanese. By 1945 the tide of the war had turned and the island became well known as the first stage of the Allied campaign to take Borneo back from the Japanese. Australian troops landed on Tarakan on May 1st, 1945 anticipating a short battle however it wasn't until June 21st that the Australian, United States and Dutch forces who were involved in this operation, code named "Oboe One" were victorious. Victory for the Allies on Tarakan came at the cost of a great many lives, most particularly among the Japanese forces. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157022)....

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        Fond de cantine

      Nrf. First edition, one of 940 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the only large paper copies after 118 re-imposed copies. Handsome autograph inscription signed by Pierre Drieu la Rochelle to his friends Philippe and Colette (Clément) : "... des transes de nos coeurs et des blêmes délices de nos corps déployés par l'amour et la mort...[... the trances of our hearts and the faint delights of our bodies used by love and death... ]"Ex libris of Colette Clément pasted opposite half-title. Covers and endpapers partly sunned. An exceptional provenance. Nrf Paris 1920 12x19cm broché

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        Über eine eigenartige herdförmige Erkrankung des Zentralnervensystems.

      Berlin: Springer, 1920. First edition, in the original printed wrappers, of the first description of what later became known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, or CJD, following its independent identification by Alfons Jakob one year later. "Hans Gerhard Creutzfeldt and Alfons Jakob independently authored clinical and pathologic descriptions of a new syndrome in the 1920s. This syndrome, which subsequently came to be named after them, was characterized by dementia, motor and coordination abnormalities, a fatal course, and pathologic findings of diffuse spongiform neuronal degeneration. Although it appeared for many years to be little more than a medical curiosity, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease attained widespread attention by its pathologic similarity to kuru and bovine spongiform encephalopathy, 'mad cow disease.' Because there are sporadic, familial, and iatrogenic forms of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, it is considered to have both genetic and infectious aspects. Although its causation has for some time been ascribed to 'slow viruses,' the etiology of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is currently thought to be due to prions, small proteinaceous infectious particles that have genetic encoding. The debate regarding whether the appearance of atypical Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease can be linked to the epidemic of 'mad cow disease' is currently unresolved" (Sternbach et al, p. 701). "While working at Alzheimer's neuropsychiatric clinic, 'Creutzfeldt studied the case of a 22-year old woman suffering from tremors, spasticity, and pyramidal signs. She became ataxic and demented. Her later symptoms included nystagmus, rigidity, myoclonus, and mutism; she ultimately died in status epilepticus 12 months after the onset. At Autopsy, Creutzfeldt found moderate cerebral atrophy with a patchy diffuse neuronal loss, pronounced astroglial hypertrophy, and bilateral degeneration of the corticospinal tracts. Creutzfeldt did not mention either neuronal vacuolation or a spongy state. Because of the war, publication was delayed until 1920. In 1921, Alfons Jakob (1884-1931) described three cases of 'spastic pseudosclerosis, disseminated encephalomyelopathy', and subsequently reported two other cases ['Über eigenartige Erkrankungen des Zentralnervensystems mit bemerkenswerten anatomischen Befunden,' Zeitschrift für die gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie 64, 147-228]. Jakob had examined Creutzfeldt's slides, and noting similarities among some of their cases, grouped them together as examples of 'spastic pseudosclerosis', a term Creutzfeldt disagreed with, believing their cases constituted a new clinical entity" (Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences, Vol. 1, p. 898). Creutzfeldt's material was lost during World War II. "Hans-Gerhard Creutzfeldt (1885-1964) was born in Harburg, Germany, and studied medicine in Jena, Rostock, and Kiel, where he received his MD in 1908. He wrote his thesis on tumors of the pituitary gland. From 1910 to 1912, he worked as a ship's doctor and then studied neuropathology with Ludwig Edinger in 1912. He spent 2 years with Alois Alzheimer in Breslau (present Wroclaw, Poland). After World War I, he worked with Walther Spielmeyer in Munich and with Ernst Siemerling in Kiel. For the next 14 years, he worked in the Department of Psychiatry of the Charité Hospital in Berlin with Karl Bonhoeffer. He returned to Kiel in 1938, was appointed director of Neuropsychiatry at the Christian-Albrechts University, and served there until 1953. He was one of the few academics who refused to join the Nazi party. He became the first postwar Rector of the University (1945-46). He ended his academic career at the Psychiatric Institute of Munich in 1955. He died after a long illness in 1964" (ibid.). Garrison-Morton 4719.1. Sternbach, Dibble & Varon, 'From Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease to the mad cow epidemic,' Journal of Emergency Medicine 15 (1997), 701-5. Large 8vo (244 x 163 mm), pp. 1-18 in Zeitschrift für die gesamte Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 57 Band, entire issue offered here; pp. [vi], 358, [iv]. Original printed wrappers, unopened. Some small dents to margins from having been tied with string.

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        Sous les yeux d'Occident

      First edition of the French translation, one of 118 numbered copies on vergé pur fil Lafuma-Navarre re-imposed in Tellière quarto format, this one specially printed for André Suarès, the tirage de tête.Half navy blue morocco over marbled paper boards by Alix, spine in six compartments, date gilt at foot, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers and spine preserved, top edge gilt, ex libris to pastedown.A very good copy nicely bound. Nrf Paris 1920 16,5x21,5cm relié

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        Sekunde durch Hirn. Ein unheimlich schnell rotierender Roman. Hannover-Leipzig-Wien-Zürich. Paul Steegemann Verlag 1920. 23,5 x 15,5 cm. 49 Seiten und 1 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen. Illustrierte Originalbroschur (= Die Silbergäule, Band 59 -61) mit einer Umschlagzeichnung von Kurt Schwitters.

      Paul Steegemann Verlag, 1920.Erstausgabe. Raabe/Hannich-Bode 318,1 - Meyer 42 - Dada global 249. Das Erstlingswerk von Melchior Vischer mit der berühmten Einbandgestaltung von Kurt Schwitters in einem sehr schönen Exemplar. Selten.

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        Les vits imaginaires

      S.n.. First edition, published under the pseudonym of Claudinet and illustrated with original erotic engravings by André Dunoyer de Segonzac, one of 250 numbered copies on vergé d'Arches paper, the only printing. With 9 free compositions by André Dunoyer de Segonzac, consisting of 2 attractive original hors texte etchings, one title vignette heightened in red showing a bird on a phallus, one vignette on the justification leaf showing a naked woman and five culs-de-lampe with erotic motifs. Spine slightly faded, slight marginal traces of adhesive paper to endpapers, bookseller's catalogue label pasted to final pastedown, but otherwise a good copy. Rare. S.n. s.l. (Paris) s.d. (circa fin des années 20) 13,5x16,5cm agrafé

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        Das Verborgene Deutschland.

      Offenbach a.M. Klingspor, 1920. Small quarto. (5) ff. With hand-drawn and hand-colored initial and decorations by Rudolf Koch, the famed type designer and calligrapher at the Klingspor type foundry in Germany. This copy apparently was a proof copy, as it contains handwritten notes on changes to be made to the opening initial as well as the terminal paragraph decoration on the facing page. The author, Paul de Lagarde, was a renowned nineteenth century Bible scholar and orientalist as well as a virulent anti-semite and nationalist whose writings are thought to have influenced Hitler. Koch, for his part, had strong ties to Offenbach's Jewish community, and at one time produced a complete Haggadah. That the two men's work should be paired in this volume, then, is something of an historical curiosity. Slight bumping to spine at head and foot, else fine in pictorial boards.

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        C. Plini secundi novocomensis de viris illustratibus liber. Suetone Tranquilli de claris gramaticis & rhetoribus liber. Iulii obsequentis prodigiorum liber imperfectus.

      first edition. Brand printer in title page. Colophon: Excudebat Robertus Stephanus Parisiis, Ann. MD XXXIII. octavo cal. seven.Bound in full brown sheepskin marbled ca 1920, a pastiche of Renaissance binding. Back with nerves decorated with 5 small florets. Central medallion on the boards, and bold managerial net. Hitch with missing tail. black spot at the head and tail. Rubbed corners. Good copy. Ex officina Roberti Stephani(Robert Estienne) Parisiis(Paris) 1533 Pet. in-8 (10x16cm) relié

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        Les maîtres du cubisme. Fernand Léger

      first edition printed 100 copies numbered on rod-nominal, ours to Léonce Rosenberg.illustrated book of 20 reproductions of works of cubist Fernand Leger.stamp printed a bibliophile as an bookplate on the title page.Traces of waterstains on the back of the shirt.Nice and rare copy Editions de L'effort moderne Paris 1920 25,5x32,5cm en feuilles sous chemise à lacets

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      1st printing. [Paris]: 1917 - 1920. 71 issues [of 154]. 24 or 32 pages each. Text in French. Illustrated. 8vo. Minor wear. Text paper beginning to yellow, as usual. Some issues with ink annotations. Overall, Very Good.

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        Das Leben des Götz von Berlichingen von ihm selbst erzählt. Lithographien von Lovis Corinth [Gotz, Goetz]. Signed & numbered

      Berlin: Verlag Fritz Gurlitt, 1920 [1919 on cover & title page] 14 original, full-page lithographs49 pp. (including 11 illustrated initials at the opening of each chapter). Linen & decorated boards (title illustration repeated on the cover to make a total of 15 lithographs). 45.5 x 38 cm. "Drucke der Gurlitt-Presse/Die Neuen Bilderbücher/II. Folge." Number 119 of 125 copies on Bütten (frontispiece self-portrait as artist and colophon both SIGNED BY CORINTH; total edition, 175 copies). Free, rich drawings. Extremities worn; front flyleaf and following blank creased. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.

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        Cunard Line R.M.S. "Aquitania."

      Cunard. No date. Ca. mid 1920s. Color foldout poster showing a cutaway section of the ship, sheet 10 x 48 1/4 inches (25.5x122.5cm), 5 folds as issued. Travel agent stamp at upper right corner of image (smudged), otherwise very good condition. Blank verso. The luxurious Cunard liner Aquitania was launched in 1913 and began sea trials the following year. The vessel completed only three round trip crossings of the Atlantic before being pressed into service as a troop ship during World War I. (On 25 June 1915 she sailed from Liverpool with over 5,000 troops on board heading for the Gallipoli conflict.) After the war Aquitania was refitted for passenger service and at the same time converted from coal to oil burning (see item 83 "Oil Bunkers" on the diagram's index) and on 17 July 1920 resumed Liverpool - New York service. (It may be that this diagrammatic poster was issued in connection with the Aquitania's resumption of passenger service.) Three classes of service are listed (1st, 2nd, 3rd), while in 1927 "Tourist" class service was sandwiched between 2nd and 3rd. Aquitania served as a troop ship during the Second World War and remained in passenger service until 1949; she was scrapped the following year in Scotland. On the poster, below the cut-away image of the ship, is a line of technical information about the vessel: "Length 901 feet - Breadth 97 feet - Depth (from Boat Deck) 921 feet - Gross Tonnage 47,000 - Speed 23 Knots - Height to Tops of Funnels 164 free - Height to Mastheads 220 feet - Accommodation for nearly 5,000." As is the case with many sought-after posters from the 20s and 30s, the Aquitania diagram was produced by means of color lithography.

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        My Days with the Fairies - Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac. [A new and enlarged Edition of "Fairies i have met".

      Hodder & Stoughton,, 1920. London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1920]. 8°. 169 pages. Original illustrated Hardcover (red cloth with gilt lettering and illustration on boards). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some minor staining to pages 160-161. All of the wonderful tipped-in illustrations in excellent condition. Includes the following illustrations:nI. The Bird of Shadows and the Sun-BirdnII. The Sea-Fairy and the Land-FairynIII.Princess Orchid's PartynIV. The Cloud that had no liningnV. The Fairies who changed PlacesnVI. The Making of the OpalnVII. The Big Spider's DiamondsnVIII. A little girl in a book

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        Histoire universelle

      Société de l'Histoire universelle. First edition of which there were no large paper copies.A rare and good copy. Société de l'Histoire universelle Aix-en-Provence 1920 16,5x25,5cm 4 volumes brochés

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        Chronique de la Grande Guerre

      Plon. First edition, one of 1150 numbered copies on pur fil.Small tears, not serious, without lack on some spines, lightly sunned. A good set with edges preserved and complete in 14 volumes. Plon Paris 1920-1924 13,5x19,5cm 14 volumes brochés

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      Flammarion. New edition, one of 50 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper reserved for the author and his friends only leading copies after 10 Holland paper. "Bradel" binding half percaline cherry corners smooth back adorned with a golden floral pattern, double nets and dates gilded tails, part of title sheepskin hazelnut and second flat back of the second volume marginally stained, flat marbled paper , covers and spine preserved, binders then signed by Alfred Farez. Precious autograph signed by the author Sacha Guitry on the first volume. In addition, this copy is enriched with an autograph letter signed and dated by the author in which he evokes the same Champi-Tortu and also awareness reached by Sacha Guitry. Few minor foxing, nice copy wide-margined. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Flammarion Paris 1920 20x20cm 2 volumes reliés

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      Editions de la Sirène. First edition, one of 45 numbered copies on Corée, tirage de tête.A very good copy. Editions de la Sirène Paris 1920 13x17cm broché

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        Fond de cantine

      First edition on ordinary paper, false mention of the first edition for the advance copies (marked service de presse).Handsome autograph inscription signed and dated by Pierre Drieu la Rochelle to the Revue de Paris.  Nrf Paris 1920 13x19,5cm broché

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        The Earth Motor.

      Salem: Statesman Publishing Co. n.d. [1920]. First edition. 8vo. Publisher's grey cloth, titled and decorated in black to spine and front board. Clean and sharp, minor bumping to spine ends, a near fine copy. In an impressive example of the scarce dustwrapper, minor fraying and chipping to extremities, light soiling of the back panel, very good indeed. Internally clean and bright. Inscribed by the author to the front flyleaf: "To The Nat Hosp Assn, With the Best Wishes of The Author, Dr CE Linton." A scarce lost race, earth burrowing machine, jouney to the earth's core antigravity discovering collection of you do.

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        Le pan-pan au cul du nu nègre

      Alde. First edition, one of 375 numbered copies on simili-Japon, the only printing along with 5 Lafuma and 134 bouffant.Illustrated with 2 drawings of the author.Covers and spine lightly and marginally faded, not serious, otherwise a good copy.Rare. Alde Bruxelles 1920 14x21cm agrafé

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Un gentilhomme

      First edition, one of 40 numbered copies on China, deluxe edition.Inevitable foxing mainly affecting the margins of some leaves. Flammarion Paris 1920 13x19cm relié

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        Die Kathedrale. 8 Merz-Lithos. Hannover. Paul Steegemann Verlag 1920. 22,5 x 14,5 cm. 7 nicht nummerierte Blätter und 2 Seiten Verlagsanzeigen. Illustrierte Originalbroschur mit einer Originallithographie von Kurt Schwitters (= Die Silbergäule, 41/42).

      Paul Steegemann Verlag, 1920.Erstausgabe. Raabe/Hannich-Bode 273.2 - Orchard/Schulz 767.1-7 - Sammlung Marzona 38, Seite 41 mit ganzseitiger, farbiger Abbildung - Dada global 124 - Washington National Gallery Dada 140, Seite 183 mit Abbildungen - Centre Pompidou Dada 1295, mit Abbildungen auf den Seiten 883 und 909. Der Band enthält 8 Originallithographien von Kurt Schwitters, die zu den frühesten Merzarbeiten überhaupt gehören. Tadelloses Exemplar mit dem lithographierten Verschlußstreifen auf der Vorderseite : Aus sanitären Gründen zugeklebt. Vorsicht: ANTI= dada, und auf der Rückseite: Man weise aufgebrochene Exemplare zurück, K.S.Merz.1920. In diesem Zustand kaum noch auffindbar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        Il Decameron di Giovanni Boccaccio


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        Great Northern Recreational Map of Glacier National Park Montana, Waterton Lakes National Park Alberta.

      Great Northern Railway. No date.Ca. 1920s. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 18 x 31 1/2 inches on sheet size 18 3/4 x 32 1/2 inches, professionally mounted on linen backing. Fold lines are now minimized; small section at upper left edge that was missing has been reconstructed in an unobtrusive manner. Very attractive piece. A handsome bird's eye view style pictorial map by Joseph Scheuerle, brightly colored and full of humorous touches, with a plethora of mountains named. "Who was who in American Art" lists Scheuerle as "painter of the Sioux Indian in 1909, the Crow and Blackfoot, 1910, the Cheyenne in 1911 and others. He was a friend of C.M. Russell, Gollings, and de Young." Here the emphasis is on recreational possibilities for the Caucasian tourist, including golf, swimming, tennis, fishing. In front of the title cartouche at lower right is pictured a group of Native American Indians (being filmed by a Caucasian tourist) with the artist at work on his canvas. The particular edition was issued on thicker paper and with no text on the verso (as opposed to the more frequently encountered map, the centrefold of a tourist pamphlet.

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        Carte blanche

      First edition, one of 1945 numbered copies on alfa d'Ecosse, the only printing with 5 Japon and 50 Corée.Handsome and moving autograph inscription from Jean Cocteau to Raymond Radiguet : " à mon cher Raymond, en échange des "Joues en feu" / son ami Jean / Juillet 1920."Spine slightly faded as usual, some marginal foxing. Ex libris Georges Crès onto the final free endpaper.This copy has a chemise and slipcase by Devauchelle in green paper boards, the spine of the chemise being navy blue morocco, endpapers lined with light green suede.An exceptional and very moving copy. Editions de La Sirène Paris 1920 10,5x18cm broché

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        Tales of Three Hemispheres.

      London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., 1920 - Octavo. Original brown cloth-backed brown boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Light browning to front endpaper, an excellent copy in the jacket with sunning to spine and small nicks to spine ends. First UK edition, first impression, using the sheets of the American edition. This book of 12 short stories was, despite the English author, first published by Luce in Boston in 1919. Dunsany was "unquestionably one of the most important writers of heroic fantasy of the century; a writer of great originality and charm" (Bleiler). Bleiler 581; Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy I p. 75 (both listing the American first edition). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carte blanche

      Editions de la sirène. First Edition, one of the numbered copies on Alfa paper Scotland, ours unjustified. Precious autograph signed by the author Paul Morand "... this pink vest / his faithful friend ..." Little miss cleverly filled in header and footer back cleared a small tear with a nifime lack a joint, a tiny hole (cigarette smoke by Paul Morand?) on the first board, the split flaps cover, some light bites mainly affecting the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Editions de la sirène Paris 1920 10,5x18,5cm broché

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        The Works.

      London: Navarre Society, circa 1920. Twelve volumes, small octavo; engraved frontispieces by Cruikshank; a fine set in contemporary honey-brown polished half calf, spines gilt in compartments. A very attractive set of Fielding's works in an attractive signed binding by Ramage. The edition was prepared for the Navarre Society from the 1871 edition by Bickers & Son. Fielding experienced a renaissance of sorts during the twenties, and his books were sought out by collectors on both sides of the Atlantic.

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        Romance of the Greys.

      London. Decoy Press. 1920. First Edition. Folio, 17.5 x 12 inches; eleven mounted color plates after works by Christopher Clark, R.I. At rear, six pp. of advertising touting "The 'Greys,' the big cigarette with the choice flavor"; these adverts feature black and white illustrations (one depicts the R-34 airship) several of which are by Christopher Clark. Front and rear covers abraded along top edge. Toning and very light buckling to endpapers. Printed dedication on paste-down title on front cover reads: "For Colonel W.E.R. Kelly. With the Compliments of Major Drapkin & Co." The Introduction to the volume identifies its intent: to trace the history of the "Scots Greys" in word and picture. "The Second Royal North British Dragoons (the 'Scots Greys') have a record of nearly two hundred and fifty years' distinguished service... Every regiment has its romance--the romance of its history, traditions, corporate spirit. These memories of the glorious past help to form its fighting spirit, and are rightly treasured by those whose work it is to make the living regiment worthy of its honorable parentage." The narrative traces the Dragoons from 1678 through the First World War. Major Drapkin & Company were the manufacturers of Greys cigarettes. "Romance of the Greys" is an uncommon publication, listed as being held by only one WorldCat library. The volume, in good condition, is beautifully illustrated; contents bright and clean.

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        Wegweiser ins Neu-Salems-Licht. Teil 1, 2 A-L und "Das neue-alte Licht. Der Menschheit Rettung" in 1 Band. (enthält u.a. Voraussagen und Enthüllungen des Weltgeschehens Die Liebe zu Gott und zum Nächsten Glaube und Vertrauen Die materiell gesinnte Welt Zulassung und Prüfung Unser Haus Heilen etc.)

      Mischauflage 1920, 1934, 1932 etc. Ganzleinen in Lederoptik, Mehrfachpaginierung, 19x13x6 cm, ca. 1 kg. Frakturschrift, 2-facher Farbschnitt. Leichte Lagerspuren, nur leichte Nikotinspuren, sehr wenig Eintragungen mit Blei, gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ralf Bader]
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        Frülingsgesang [Song of Spring] for two Violins, Piano and Harmonium ad lib. [WoO]. [Score and parts]. Autograph working musical manuscript signed, dated April 3, 1920 at conclusion....

      Folio. Unbound. Notated in ink on printed 12-stave music paper, ca. 300 x 250 mm. Autograph titling and inscription to recto of outer bifolium. Score: Title + 16 pp. Violin I: Title + 4 pp. Violinn II: Title + 5 pp. Harmonium: Title + 7 pp. With some corrections, additions, and cancellations within score. Overpaste amendations to lower half of one leaf within score, comprising a 3-measure passage for all instruments. Some corrections to harmonium part including notational overpaste replacing final page. With performance markings, fingerings, etc., in lead and blue pencil to parts. Inscribed to Frau Hollmann, wife of the distinguished physician Dr. Otto Hollman (1866-1940) of Berlin, by Bruch in 1920 on the occasion of her birthday: "Dem lieben Frühlingskinde, Frau Sanitätsrat Dr. Hollmann, zum Geburtstag 1920 Freundschaftlichst Max Bruch" ("To the child of Spring, the wife of [the distinguished physician] Dr. Hollmann, on her birthday 1920 Most amicably, Max Bruch" ). Slightly trimmed at upper and lower margins just affecting manuscript dynamics to several pages but with no loss of notation; lower edges of several leaves with burn marks; occasional minor dampstaining; occasional tears. In quite good condition overall. One of Bruch's last compositions, Frülingsgesang was written for the American journalist Arthur Abell, Berlin correspondent of The Musical Courier and a champion of Bruch's violin works in America. It is based on part of Bruch's oratorio "Gustav Adolf," op. 73 (1897-98). Fifield: Max Bruch His Life and Works, pp. 321 and 339. Not in the Grove or MGG works list. "The E major violin duet was written in the early months of 1920, but was published posthumously in 1922 by Carl Fischer of New York under the spurious title of Song of Spring (the title was probably Abell's). The work was based on a passage in Gustav Adolf which was a particular favourite of the composer... The Song of Spring is... in ternary form, but the middle section of the later work is new material not to be found in Gustav Adolf. The piece is inconsequential, with a simplicity of harmony, somewhat crude modulation using the diminished sevenh to and from the middle section, and an accompaniment based on the left hand of the piano part of the vocal score of Gustav Adolf for the outer sections. An unimaginative middle section is dominated by parallel thirds mirrored in both hands. There are also attempts at orchestral tremolandi more suited to the piano score of the original vocal version. Interest in Song of Spring is centred entirely on its melodic invention. Bruch himself admitted to a lack of inspiration 'in my old age' in finding new material, when he wrote to Simrock's asking permission to quote from Gustav Adolf..." Fifield p. 321. "J.A. Fuller Maitland was an admirer of Bruch, and sought to compare him with Brahms to ascertain their relative positions in music. His conclusion (which he described in his Masters of German Music) was to place him midway between Brahms and other German contemporary composers. The best of Bruch's works were in Maitland's opinion: ... distinguished by great and easily intelligible beauty, and by the rare quality of distinction... Both the music and the man belong to the Lower Rhine country... The broadly flowing melodies of his invention suggest the course of such a river as that of his native country... He is one of those who uphold most worthily the dignity of the art, and if he has not attained to the position of one whose every publication is received by musicians with a reverence due to a new revelation, he has won the hearts of many thousands of hearers by his beautiful creations in certain branches of music - viz., choral works of large design with orchestral accompaniment, and works for violin or violoncello." op. cit. p. 327. One of the last German Romantic composers, "Max Bruch's precocious gifts remained largely unfulfilled for two reasons. He was an exact contemporary of Brahms and was forced to exist in the shadow of his greater colleague even beyond the latter's death over 20 years before his own, and the stubborn resistance he maintained to musical developments largely instigated by Wagner stifled any of his own originality. Nevertheless his name will endure, if only thanks to one superb violin concerto." Christopher Fifield in Grove Music Online. Autograph manuscripts of complete works by Bruch are rare to the market....

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        L'operaio. Rivista d'istruzione tecnica popolare. Anno I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X

      Soc. An. Industria et Labor 1920-29, Biella - 4 voll. rilegati in maniera difforme, tre in mz. pl. uno in tela. Qualche abrasione ai dorsi in pelle. Aloni d'umido ai piatti di un volume. Bella e rara raccolta di questa rivista stampata a Biella dal 1o numero del 15 ottobre 1920 (anno I) al numero del 31 dicembre 1929 (anno X). Primo volume; pp. 96 + 464 + 8 (contiene l'anno I e II, 1920 e 1921); secondo volume: pp. 464 + 8 + 492 + 8 (contiene l'anno III e IV, 1922 e 1923); terzo volume: pp. 480 + 8 + 484 + 8 + 24 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 24 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 24 + 24 + 20 + 24 + 20 + 24 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 24 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 20 + 8 (annate V, VI, VII, 1924, 1925 e 1926 - le pagine delle prime due annate hanno numerazione consecutiva, ogni fascicolo dell'annata VII ha numerazione autonoma); volume quarto: 560 + VI; 577 + VI + 530 + VI (annate VII, VIII, IX, 1927, 1928, 1929. Le tre annate non sono rilegate in ordine cronologico ma al contrario, compare infatti prima il 1929, poi il 1928, infine il 1927). Molte illustrazioni n.t. Larga parte dei contributi e' dedicata all'industria tessile del biellese (compaiono anche incollati al testo dei piccoli pezzeti di stoffa a mo' di campione). Nel comitato di redazione: Romolo Buratti, Mario Delpiano, Giovanni Magliola, Giovanni Strobino. ITA

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        Copy of Map of Tract No. 3743 Also known as New Windsor Square in Los Angeles, California.

      Los Angeles. Engineering Service Co. No date. Ca. 1920. Black and white plat map broadsheet, 23 x 19 inches, folding to 7 x 11 1/2 inches. A few additional folds; two very short tears and one tiny hole in lower margin; light creasing and tear to upper left edge. Information regarding Windsor Square is dealt with most helpfully at the web site of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society. They write: "The older section of Windsor Square opened in 1913 and New Windsor Square opened in April 1920. The area north of Third Street was marketed by Tracy E. Shoults and Company. This tract was laid out on contour with meandering streets and irregular lots. This new idea residential community was labeled by the marketer as 'A subdivision without mistakes.'" Text accompanying the map itself states that Windsor Square is in "the heart of the Wilshire District and commands an unsurpassed view of the mountains and the sea." Verso of map features "a synopsis of the Restrictions and Conditions created for the improvement and development of Tract No. 3743..." and has the signatures of the original purchasers. Text next to the map states "All restrictions applying to this tract will be in force until January 1st, 1970." Later maps (see stock nos. 50369 and 50370) indicate reductions in the size of lots along Plymouth Boulevard and the east side of Beachwood Drive between First Street and Temple St. (Beverly Blvd) reducing by one the number of lots available along these streets. A most attractive map promoting properties in New Windsor Square, clean and bright, in very good condition. WorldCat lists the map, but gives no information on library holdings.

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      Hesperos-V.München 1920 - Ein romantisches Heldengedicht in 12 Gesängen. Nachwort von Curt Moreck. München, Hesperos-V. 1920 .Mit 18 ganzseitigen signierten Orig.-Radierungen auf Tafeln von Carl Rabus. 4°. 244 S. Orig.-Kalbspergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Deckelvignette und Kopfgoldschnitt.-Erste dieser illustrierten Ausgabe. - Eins von 70 num. Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Pergament (Gesamtauflage: 350 Expl., davon 30 in Leder und 70 in Pergament). - Schöner Druck auf Bütten. - Impressum vom Künstler signiert. - Lang, Expressionistische Buchillustration 280. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Poems of the Bronte Sisters.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., c.1920-23. 3 vols., 8vo. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt border to covers, top edge gilt. Held in a protective blue cloth slip case. A fine, attractive set. The 'Poems' represent the Brontes first published work. On her twenty-first birthday, Charlotte Bronte had asked Poet Laureate Robert Southey about her prospects as a writer. 'Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life' was his response. Granting this view of women, the sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne adopted pseudonyms to hide their sex, and published a joint collection 'Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell' (May 1846). Although the book failed to attract interest the sisters were undeterred, and began work on their first fiction- Charlotte continued to use the name 'Currer Bell' for her first two novels, 'Jane Eyre' (1847), and 'Shirley' (1849).

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        Kleiner Faun mit Flöte vor einem Baum sitzend.

      - Holzschnitt auf Papier, Blattgröße 28 x 23 cm. Gebräunt, unbedeutende Papier- und Randmängel. - Von fremder Hand auf dem handgeschnittenen schlichten Passepartout bezeichnet "Dagobert Peche / Faunkind m. Flöte / nach d. Original geschnitten von Friedr. Skurawy (1920)". Selten. - Dagobert Peche gilt als der phantasiebegabteste Vertreter der Wiener Werkstätte. Sein Assistent Friedrich Skurawy (1894-1966) identifizierte sich völlig mit Peches Stil und setzte dessen Entwürfe in kongenialer Weise in Holzsschnitt um. Ein weiterer Abzug des Blattes befindet sich im Wiener Leopold Museum. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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