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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 )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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 KINGDOM OF THE PEARL - Signed By Dulac

      Nisbet & Co., Ltd., London:(nd) Circa: 1920 - Published in Great Britain. Limited edition #58 of only 100 copies signed by illustrator Edmund Dulac,151pp., Stunningly illustrated by Dulac, color plates with tissues intact. bound in 1/4 vellum and cream paper over boards lettered and decorated in gilt, decorative endpapers, color illustrations tipped in. Edges rubbed with corners somewhat worn, light soiling to vellum as usual with offsetting or sunning to top of front board. clean and fresh throughout. A very nice copy. Free USPS Priority Shipping within the U.S. [Attributes: Signed Copy; 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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        Photo Album]: Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain National Park

      Yellowstone, Wyoming and Colorado 1920 - Oblong quarto. Measuring 11" x 8". String-tied black leather over paper boards with "Photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 236 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.5" x 3" and 3" x 5" affixed to stiff black paper, with captions.A photo album kept by a woman on her trip with friends to Wyoming in the 1920s, with an emphasis on Yellowstone National Park and its surrounding attractions. The company, mostly comprised of women, went through the park photographing the numerous geysers including Old Faithful, Castle Geyser, and Grotto Geyser as well as the hot springs throughout the reserve. They hiked "Uncle Tom's Trail" and took photos of the canyon and the falls. One photo captioned, "a popular sport in the park" shows a tourist feeding a bear, while another shows "ones of the guides" dressed in leopard print chaps and a cowboy hat. After Yellowstone the group took a train to Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. These photos include the Continental Divide, Seven Falls, and silver mines. There are photos of automobiles and "automobile highways" throughout the West. One group of photos is from a hike up Long's Peak with images of the boulder fields. Two photos show a family of Native Americans in full traditional dress captioned, "Indians in the Garden of the Gods." Towards the end of the album two sections are captioned "scenes of the flood Pueblo, Colorado" and "scenes from the train." The album ends with some commercial images of Niagara Falls.An extensive collection of images of two American national parks.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Die Freigabe der Vernichtung lebensunwerten Lebens. Ihr Maß und ihre Form

      Leipzig Meiner, 1920 - EA des Werkes, in dem der Psychiater Hoche (1865-1943) und der Jurist Binding (1841-1920) erstmals explizit begründen, daß die Tötung von behinderten oder kranken Menschen - von ihnen als "Ballastexistenzen" bezeichnet - gerechtfertigt sei. Binding stellt den toten Soldaten des 1. Weltkriegs in demagogischer Weise die "lebenden Insassen.der Idioteninstitute" gegenüber, die den Anspruch auf gesellschaftlichen Schutz verloren hätten, und Hoche erklärt Kranke und Behinderte zu "leeren Menschenhüllen". Die Schrift hat den Boden weiter bereitet für die Tötungsaktionen der Nazis von psychisch Kranken und Behinderten. Aus den Schlussbemerkungen: "Es gab eine Zeit, die wir jetzt als barbarisch betrachten, in der die Beseitigung der lebensunfähig Geborenen oder Gewordenen selbstverständlich war; dann kam die jetzt noch laufende Phase, in welcher schliesslich die Erhaltung jeder noch so wertlosen Existenz als höchste sittliche Forderung galt; eine neue Zeit wird kommen, die von dem Standpunkte einer höheren Sittlichkeit aus aufhören wird, die Forderungen eines überspannten Humanitätsbegriffes und einer Überschätzung des Wertes der Existenz schlechthin mit schweren Opfern dauernd in die Tat umzusetzen". - sehr seltene EA in bemerkenswert gutem Erhaltungszustand! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 80 21 x 14cm, Originalkarton, Blatt mit Nachruf auf Binding, 62 S., 1 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Dr. Karl Böker]
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        South The Story of Shackletons Last Expedition 1914 1917

      Folding map, numerous illustrations. Second US edition. 8vo., cloth. New York, Macmillan.

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        Original silver Gelatin photograph of Albert Einstein by E.O. Hoppé from the early 1920s.

      Circa early 1920s - A splendid, crisp black and white silver gelatin photograph of Albert Einstein, measuring 6.5 " x 8". Sharp focus and wonderful facial tones. In its original wooden frame secured with tiny, rusted nails along the back borders. Einstein has a quizzical, almost bemused look, and his hair is somewhat untamed as usual. With a cut signature "A. Einstein" from the end of a letter which shows some typed letters on the verso. Albert Einstein (1879– 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. Einstein is best known by the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation"). He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory. (Wikipedia) Emil Otto Hoppé (1878 –1972) was a German-born British portrait, travel, and topographic photographer active between 1907 and 1945. Born to a wealthy family in Munich, he moved to London in 1900 to train as a financier, but took up photography and rapidly achieved great success. He was the only son of a prominent banker, and was educated in the finest schools of Munich, Paris andVienna. Upon leaving school he served apprenticeships in German banks for ten years, before accepting a position with the Shanghai Banking Corporation. He never arrived in China. The first leg of his journey took him to England where he met an old school friend. Hoppé married his old school friend's sister, Marion Bliersbach, and stayed in London. While working for the Deutsche Bank, he became increasingly enamored with photography, and, in 1907, jettisoned his commercial career and opened a portrait studio. Within a few years, E.O. Hoppé was the undisputed leader of pictorial portraiture in Europe. To say that someone has a "household name" has become a cliché, yet in Hoppé's case the phrase is apt. Rarely in the history of the medium has a photographer been so famous in his own lifetime among the general public. He was as famous as his sitters. It is difficult to think of a prominent name in the fields of politics, art, literature, and the theatre who did not pose for his camera." Although Hoppé was one of the most important photographic artists of his era and highly celebrated in his time, in 1954, at the age of 76, he sold his body of photographic work to a commercial London picture archive, the Mansell Collection. In the collection, the work was filed by subject in with millions of other stock pictures and no longer accessible by author. Almost all of Hoppé's photographic work—that which gained him the reputation as Britain's most influential international photographer between 1907 and 1939—was accidentally obscured from photo-historians and from photo-history itself. It remained in the collection for over thirty years after Hoppé's death, and was not fully accessible to the public until the collection closed down and was acquired by new owners in the United States.In 1994 photographic art curator Graham Howe retrieved Hoppé's photographic work from the picture library and rejoined it with the Hoppé family archive of photographs and biographical documents. This was the first time since 1954 that the complete E.O. Hoppé Collection was gathered together. Many years were spent in cataloguing, conservation, and research of the recovered work. In his life, Hoppé's reputation attracted many important British and North American figures in politics, literature, and the arts. In the era before the first World War, Hoppé photographed many leading literary subjects and figures from the art world, such as Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, John Masefield, Léon Bakst, Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina and other dancers of the [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Zwei Feldhasen.

      - Radierung mit Plattenton, 1920, auf Velin, signiert. 19,5:25,5 cm. Nr. 2 von 80 Exx., mit Kuhnerts Blindstempel: Elefant. Sehr guter Abdruck, rechts zwei leichte Quetschfalten (durch Druckvorgang). Kuhnert, der als Maler, Illustrator und Autor tätig war, zählt zu den bedeutendsten deutschen Tiermalern seiner Zeit. Nach einem Studium 1883-1887 an der Kunstakademie in Berlin als Schüler von F. Bellermann (1814-1889) und P. Meyerheim (1842-1915) unternahm er von dort aus Reisen nach Ägypten, Ostafrika und Indien, um vor Ort Tier- und Landschaftsstudien zu betreiben. Er schuf ein umfangreiches graphisches Werk.

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        Poèmes a Claires-Voies

      Editions et Librairie, Paris, Francia 1920 - Rústica 42 pags. 1ª edición. Intonso. Dedicatoria autógrafa de la autora a Maurice Nadeau.Texto en francés. Edición de 200 ejemplares sur vélin numerados, éste es el 113 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Flappers and Philosophers

      Charles Scribern'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+, ex libris with stamp at the front endpaper. Shelf wear, bookplate. The dust jacket is not present.

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        SØNDERJYDSKE SEDDELPENGE udstedte af kommuner m.fl. [Håndskrevet tekst på omslag].

      1920 1920 - 241 forskellige sønderjydske pengesedler. Hamburg, Flensburg, Kiel m.fl. 1920/21. De fleste trykt i farvelitografi. Smukt monteret i tvær4to. album med lærredsryg.

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        eigentl. Hans Bötticher, Dichter und Kabarettist (1883 - 1934): Eigenh. Widmung mit Ort, Dat. und U. (7 Zeilen) auf Klappkarte (aufgeklappt: 10 x 33 cm) mit 2 aufgezogenen Fotoporträtkarten einem Foto der Zeit.

      Auf der Innenseite der Klappkarte ist die eigenhändige Widmung von Ringelnatz an eine Kölner Verehrerin mit der seltenen Unterschrift als "Kuttel Daddeldu" unter einer Fotokarte (10 x 14 cm) nach einem Gemälde (Portrait Ringelnatz beim Vortrag). Darunter (auf dem unteren Teil der Klappkarte die Fortsetzung der Widmung ("Köln "): "Kuttel Daddeldu /// Köln 20. Sept. 28 // Fräulein / Liselotte Hölzer /hiermit einen herzlichen / Gruß / Ringelnatz". - // - Darunter auf die Klappkarte sauber aufgezogenes Foto (5 x 7,3 cm).Verso (also außen auf S. 1 der Klappkarte. - S. Abb. 4) ist eine weitere Portraitkarte (10 x 16,3 cm) mit Foto von Ringelnatz beim Trinken. - // - In "Kuttel Daddeldu oder das schlüpfrige Leid" (1920) und dem folgenden Lyrikband "Die gebatikte Schusterpastete" (1921) stellte Ringelnatz die Figur "Kuttel Daddeldu" mit den haarsträubenden Abenteuern dieses Seemanns vor. Mit dem Erfolg dieser Kuttel-Daddeldu- Gedichte, begann sein Leben als reisender Vortragskünstler. Eine dieser Reisen brachte Ringelnatz im Sept. 1928 auch nach Köln.

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        Jahrbuch der Jungen Kunst 1921

      Leipzig, Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1920 - XI, 355 S. mit je einem Orig. Holzschnitt von Ewald Mataré, Joseph Achmann, Eberhard Viegener und Heinrich Campendonk, je einer Orig. Lithografie von George Grosz und Franz Heckendorf; zahlr. Textbeiträge, unter anderem von Oskar Maria Graf. - Einbandrücken stockfleckig, Einband berieben, Ecken bestoßen, innen sauber und gut erhalten Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Illustr. Orig. Halbleinen (nach einem Entwurf von Ferdy Horrmeyer), 4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß]
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        Signed Program Photo

      Star Italian pianist (1920-1995), considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Program for a concert in Gardone Riviera, Italy, April 30th, 1938, piano recital by Michelangeli Benedetti at age of just 18!. Boldly signed by him on his photo in the central page. Tri-fold program, with each part measuring 4.5 x 9.8 inches, or 13.75 x 9.8 inches when open. See scans of verso (inside) and front.

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        Karl Marx (1818 Trier-London1883), Philosoph, Nationalökonom und Journalist, Kopf nahezu en face.

      - Scherenschnitt, 1920, auf braunes Papier geklebt, links unten bezeichnet, rechts unten signiert und datiert „Strohmeyer 1920.". Blattgröße 23,7:17,3 cm. Strohmeyer war Mitarbeiter der Wochenschrift für freiheitliche Politik und Literatur „Die Aktion", dem Sprachrohr der expressionistischen Kunst, erschienen in 22 Jahrgängen von 1911-1932. Des Künstlers Beiträge stammen aus den Jahren 1915-1919. Franz Pfemfert 1879-1954, Publizist) widmete Ottheinrich Strohmeyer das DIE AKTION-Sonderheft STROHMEYER, VII. Jahr, Nr. 47/48, 1. Dez. 1917 mit 14 Original-Holzschnitten Strohmeyers.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        OLD FRENCH FAIRY TALES

      Philadelphia: Penn Publishing, 1920. First Thus. Quarto; VG in VG box; Black spine with gilt lettering; Black cloth boards with full color illustration and gilt titling on front; Housed in black box with gilt lettering on paste-down title; Box in excellent shape, minimal wear; Boards show some shelf wear along the edges, protected by mylar clear cover; Edges of pages are toned, else excellent. LP consignment; Shelve: Case 12. Full-priced Rockville.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books]
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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      Hodder and Stoughton 1920 - Hodder & Stoughton, London Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Illustrated by: Arthur Rackham. 1st printing of First Uniform Edition.Size: Octavo (standard book size). 126 pp. No date, circa 1920. Pasted on coloured illustration in good clean condition. Dust cover in very fine condition, not clipped, wrapped in bodart. Bright green boards, clean and very sound. Front end paper has inscription from previous owner(1942). 16 tipped in plates by Rackham with printed caption to tissue guard.A very clean crisp copy in very fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pickwick Books]
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        Venedig Bild

      Öl auf Karton, signiert A. Hernick, um 1920/30. Das Gemälde wurde links unten vom Künstler signiert und besitzt einen zeittypischen Originalrahmen.Holzrahmen mit dicker schwarzer Lackierung mit goldenen Ornamenten, diese ist teilweise leicht abgesplittert, verkratzt, abgerieben, Bild mit Nägeln am Rahmen befestigt, hinten einen Stempel von Josef SeberaStellenweise lasurähnlicher (gelbbraun) Anstrich o.ä., bzw verschmutztBild:47,5 x 33 cmRahmen: 60 x 45,5cm

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Liber Antiqua]
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        [Photo Album]: Florida Photo Album

      Near Fine. Oblong small quarto. Flexible black cloth boards with gilt "Scrap Album" on the front board, string-tied. Bookseller label from Chicago. Clipping about Florida affixed on first leaf, followed by 119 photographs. Various sizes, a few detached, slight wear to the boards, near fine. A photo album of better than average quality photographs, mostly of scenes in Florida between 1920 and 1924. All but a dozen or two of the photographs appear to be from Florida, mostly around Daytona and Ormand Beach. Most revolve around a single family who seemed to visit Florida annually, and display leisure activities (swimming in both ocean and rivers, fishing, beach scenes, horse-racing, children playing) and pictures of scenery including newly built vacation houses, girds laid out for development, and a sea shore hotel. A handful of images at the end of the album exhibit the family in northern winter scenes.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Main Street. The Story of Carol Kennicutt

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. First edition, second issue. [8], 451 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth stamped orange. Hinges split, chip at head of toned spine. First edition, second issue. [8], 451 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Anthony Bower who really worked on Main Street while the author merely played. Sinclair Lewis Jan. 10, 1921." Pastore 7

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Fairy Tales.

      New York: Charles Scriber's Sons,, 1920. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, illustrated label to front cover, illustrated endpapers. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard, title vignette, 11 colour plates, all by Abbott. First edition, first printing. This edition of the Brothers Grimm's classic tales is illustrated by the American artist Elenore Abbott, who also illustrated numerous children's books in the early twentieth century including Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, Johann David Wyss's Swiss Family Robinson, and Louisa May Alcott's Old Fashioned Girl.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Egypte. Catalogue de Photos Stereoscopiques

      - An exceptionally beautiful and well-done illustrated manuscript of travel in Egypt. N.d., circa 1920. Oblong, 8 by 6 inches, 21 by 15 cm. Unpaginated, with 61 leaves of card, text and illustrations only on the recto sides, and with majority of pages having some kind of illustration. With original watercolor illustrations of sights and attractions of Egypt, and headings are rendered with a lovely calligraphic hand. Occasionally the author produces Arabic calligraphy and ornament, also exquisitely executed. Some illustrations are mounted, while most are done directly onto the leaves. All are crisply precise and lovely; they include panoramas, night scenes, temples and mosques, statuary, the people -- vendors, bedouins, etc. Perhaps the subjects are not unfamiliar -- these are the things recorded by photographers and travelers from the nineteenth century to the present -- but the quality is high, and they have a cumulative effect in this home-made book. The creator of this album lavished care on all aspects of its production, and this extends to the slipcase and front board, in which the title and a simple decorative symbol is rendered with gold-colored leather pastedowns. While the use of binder rings to hold the album together might seem crude, it is complemented with a rounded piece of rusticated chrome metal that makes the end product both striking and somehow fitting of the topical matter contained within. Full Calf, bound with binder rings, and with a slipcase

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Astrologische Bibliothek. Band I bis IX [in illustrierten O-Einbänden]. (I) Brandler-Pracht: Kleines Astrologisches Lehrbuch. Zur Einführung in die astrologische Wissenschaft. (II) Brandler-Pracht: Astrologische Aphorismen. Eine große Sammlung von astrologischen Regeln und Vorschriften zur Deutung und Interpretation der Horoskope. (III) Brandler-Pracht: Häuser-Tabellen von 40° bis 56° geographische Breite. Mit einem Anhang: Mathematische Tafeln zum Gebrauche für die Astrologie. (IV) Otto Pöllner: Das Solarhoroskop, Jahreshoroskop und das Tageshoroskop. (V) Brandler-Pracht: Die Lehre von den astrologischen Direktionen. (VI) Brandler-Pracht: Die Stunden-Astrologie. Die Lehre von den astrologischen Elektionen. (VII) Otto Pöllner: Mundan-Astrol

      Leipzig, Astrologisches Verlagshaus Dr. Hugo Vollrath (Bd. I, IV, VIII u. IX auf Titel "Theosophisches Verlagshaus Vollrath"), Bd. I - III [1910], IV [1920], V [1911], VI [1912], VII-IX [1914],. - (I) 4 Bll., 151 S. / (II) 4 Bll., 192 S. / (III) 3 Bll., 96 S., 1 Bl. / (IV) 2 Bll., 64 S. / (V) 4 Bll., 120 S. / (VI) 2 Bll., 109 S., 1 Bl. / (VII) 4 Bll., 114 S., 1 Bl. / (VIII) 2 Bll., 101 S., 1 Bl. / (IX) VIII, 116 S.; fast alle mit einigen Fig., 8°, Illus. O-Leinen, nur Nr. IV abweichend im Illus. O-Pappband Karl Brandler-Pracht (1864-1939) begann seine Karriere als Schauspieler, widmete sein Leben letztendlich aber ganz der Astrologie. Gründete mehrere astrologische Forschungsgruppen u. Vereine (u.a. 1908 die "Erste astrologische Gesellschaft Wien") sowie Zeitschriften (1906 das "Zentralblatt für Okkultismus", 1909 "Prana", 1910 die "Astrologische Rundschau" u.a. mehr). 1910 initiierte er die vorliegende Buchreihe "Astrologische Bibliothek" u. verfasste die ersten 6 Bände; nachdem er sich dann vom Verleger Vollrath entzweite, liess dieser die Reihe entgegen der Planung (siehe Verlagsanz. in Bd. VI) von anderen Autoren fortsetzen u. die bereits vorh. Bände in 2. Aufl. überarbeiten. Brandler-Pracht gab dann um 1918 sein grosses 6-bändiges Basislehrwerk "Astrologische Kollektion zum Selbststudium" heraus. Zu seinen Schülern zählten u.a. Wilhelm Knappich, Alfred Witte, Arthur Grobe-Wutischky, Elsbeth Ebertin, Bert van Solden, Erich Wiesel. Karl Brandler-Pracht legte den Grundstein für die bis heute andauernde astrologische Bewegung im deutschsprachigen Raum. - Die Einbände tls. mit leichteren Gebrauchsspuren; alle mit Besitzervermerk von Arthur Kraatz aus Berlin; wenige Bände mit vereinzelten kl. Anstreichungen; (I u. II) mit leicht gelockerter Bindung; (III) tls. etwas fleckig; bei (VII u. VIII) die Druckfehler-Berichtigungen zerschnitten u. an den jew. Stellen eingeklebt; sonst gute Expl. - Gesamt eine schöne Reihe in gleich gestalteten Einbänden (auch Nr. IV,) mit versch. Grundfarben. Höchstwahrscheinlich sind nur diese 9 Bde. in dieser Einbandvariante erschienen u. von Bd.IV in 2. Aufl. gibt es auch nur die vorl. Pappausgabe. Selten so angeboten!

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        Constitution and By-Laws of Philadelphia Base Ball Association

      Philadelphia: Philadelphia Base Ball Association, 1920. Near Fine. First edition. 16mo. 16pp. Stapled printed green card wrappers. Small stains on the wrappers and a bit of age-toning, else near fine. An interesting artifact. Among the officers listed is Edward Bolden, a Philadelphia postal employee who was later to play an important role in Negro baseball. In this early instance he was on the board of a league of amateur baseball clubs in the Philadelphia area, probably representing the Hilldale team which he helped to found in 1910, and which played other local teams (of both races). The by-laws note that there are separate white and "Colored" divisions in the league, and that the winners in each category would meet in a championship series. Little more can easily be found about this league. We did find one 1923 article in the "Afro-American" newspaper recounting a game in which Hilldale overwhelmed the white all-star team of the league by a score of 9-1.Bolden was later the founding president of the Eastern Colored League in 1923, and in 1924, along with Andrew 'Rube' Foster, he helped organize the Negro World Series, a post-season championship between teams from the Negro National League and the Eastern Colored League. From about 1915 to 1933, Bolden managed the Hilldale Ball Club. He later founded the Philadelphia Stars which won the 1934 Negro National League Championship. Rare. OCLC locates no copies.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Album of 181 real photo postcards of the Mediterranean

      1920 - 4 or 5 photo postcards mounted on each side of each album leaf. Photos captioned and numbered in the negative. Each postcard approximately 4 x 6 inches or the reverse. An extensive album of photo postcards from the Mediterranean region, likely produced in the 1920s. Includes approximately 40 photos of Cairo and other locales on the Nile and in Egypt, including mosques and other architectural views, port and river scenes, Cairo street life, etc, as well as street scenes, architectural and coastal views, etc, in Kotor, Ragusa, Monreale, Malta, Venice, Gudvangen, Madeira, Nice, Monte Carlo, Algeciras, Nazareth, Jerusalem, Palermo, Constantinople, Cape Helles, Athens, Tunis, Pompeii, Rhodes, Montserrate, Lisbon, and Galata. Faux alligator leather album, oblong folio 4 or 5 photo postcards mounted on each side of each album leaf. Photos captioned and numbered in the negative. Each postcard approximately 4 x 6 inches or the reverse

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Genius. Zeitschrift für werdende und alte Kunst. Zweites Jahr, zweites Buch 1920

      Kurt Wolff Verlag - OKart., viii, 166 - 332 Seiten, 2°, mit 2 Orig.-Holzschnitten von Max Kaus und Andre Rouveyre sowie zahlr., teils farb. mont. Abbildungen. Einband etwas berieben, eingerissen und beschmutzt. Innen in gutem Zustand, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Matisse Cinquante Dessins SIGNED & INSCRIBED 1/1000 together with 1 of only 3 proofs. Both with signed litho.

      Paris: Les Soins de l'Artiste, 1920 - Two copies of "Cinquante Dessins par Henri Matisse" each with the signed etching as called for: No 95 of 1000, This a Presentation copy inscribed and signed "cordialement Henri Matisse" to Victor Jacquemin "mon collaborateur". This copy has the signed loose etching as Planche 1 (Matisse's daughter) and is signed by Matisse in ink, as issued. The spine has been sympathetically rebacked in matching paper and is otherwise a Fine copy.Together with No. 1 of only 3 proof copies ("exemplaires avec les planches rayees" i.e crossed through) with a loose plate (Planche 1) signed by Matisse and inscribed in blue crayon and pencil "cette planche est supprimee et sera remplacee par une autre" and "moins noir" in Matisse's hand. This plate is not one of the 50 presented in the final work. With the exception of the first plate the Proof copy has the same plates as the set of 1000 (although they are crossed through). Plate 1 has light soiling to the margins, otherwise all is in Fine condition. Both volumes with brown / grey wrappers over white card as issued. Both now housed in a modern dark green half morocco drop back box with Japanese paper lined trays and a hand lettered morocco spine labelUnique and highly desirable copy. Please contact us for more details or photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Finecopy ABA]
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        Faust. Eine Tragödie.

      Standort: Vitri9 Folio ( 38 : 27 cm). Brauner Originalganzlederband auf 6 Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, abgeschrägten Kanten und zwei Lederknopfdruckschließen. Das obere Kapital gering bestoßen. Sehr schöne marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere. 2 weiße Blatt, 7 Blätter Titel, Zueignung, Vorspiel und Prolog, 1 w. Bl., 71 Blatt, 1 w. Bl. mit farbig- und goldgehöhtem Titel, Initialen, Randleisten und einigen farbigen Textillustrationen. Seite für Seite überprüft. Richtig schönes, bibliophiles Exemplar in einem schönen Handeinband. Vorliegend handschriftlich nummeriertes und vom Schreibkünstler signiertes Exemplar 48 von nur 200 der Vorzugsausgabe A auf Pergamentpapier, geschöpft von J. W. Zanders in Bergisch-Gladbach. -- Prachteinband signiert W. A. Petersen, Flensburg, Werkstatt für Buchkunst. -- Faksimilierte Handschrift nach dem 1920 geschaffenen Original des Hamburger Schreibkünstlers Johann Holtz (1875 - 1944). -- Beiliegend eine vielfarbige prächtige "Ehrenurkunde" ebenfalls von Holtz gestaltet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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        Mezhdunarodnoe polozhenie i III kommunisticheskii International (Rech', proiznesennaia na 2-m kongresse) [The international situation and the third communist International. A speech held during the Second Congress].

      Moscow, Izdanie Moskovskogo Gubernskogo Soiuza Rabochikh Poligraficheskogo Proizvodstva, 1920. - 19 pp. Original printed wrappers. 8vo. A very unusual edition of Lenin's speech, also published the same year by the State Publishing House as part of the series "Rechi i besedy agitatora." The present edition is not priced and features the words "A gift to the peasant from Moscow printers" ("Podarok krest'ianinu ot moskovskikh pechatnikov"). It appears to be abridged and the text differs somewhat from the "Rechi i besedy agitatora" edition. KVK, OCLC show a single copy at Hoover. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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