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        2 typed letters signed. London, 1920 and 1921.

      1920. Large 4to. Altogether 2 pp. on 2 ff. To Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins of the Women's City Club of Boston: "I received your very kind letter at the end of August but could not answer it before as until now my plans for returning to America have been very uncertain. This last week, however, it has been decided that I am to come in time to open lecturing on the 1st of February. On the provisional list of dates that my agent [...] has sent me I see Boston is included, but I do not know under what auspices I am to come [...]" (Dec. 13, 1920). - On stationery with printed letterhead; rather browned and with slight edge damage; left margin with punched holes (not touching text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Autograph Postcard

      Ca. 1920, [Hungary] - Written in black ink. Undated. 138 × 89 mm. Asking about the howabouts of Magdus, the addressee of the postcard, nicknamed as "Cigány" (Gipsy), and Gizike. Inquires if the two girls are still thinking about him, and sends his regards to everyone. Leo Szilard (1898-1964) was a Jewish Hungarian-born physicist and inventor, who conceived the nuclear chain reaction, the cyclotron particle accelerator and the electron microscope; patented the idea of nuclear reactor, invented a linear accelerator. Szilárd worked for the Manhattan Project that built the atomic bomb for the US. Almost nothing is know about the circumstances of the birth of this postcard, however according to the family legend, Szilárd admired Magdus and visited her at Püspöknádasd (today: Mecseknádasd) several times, where Magdus' uncle was the director of the local school. Stamp removed. Damaged at lower right corner, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Auszug aus Lucians Nachrichten vom Tode des Peregrinus. Mit 10 Lithographien von Rudolf Schlichter.

      Heidelberg Richard Weissbach 1920 - 20 S. , 1 Bl. Mit 10 Orig.-Lithographien von Rudolf Schlichter (= Die Drucke des Argonautenkreises, 3). Gr.-4to. Geäderter Orig.-Pergament mit Deckelillustr. u. 5 durchgezogenen Bünden. Nr 28 von 150 Exemplare des Dritten Drucks des Argonautenkreises, gedruckt in der Offizin W. Drugulin in Leipzig (Text) und bei Friedrich Hornung in Heidelberg (Lithographien). Den SIGNIERTEN Handeinband fertigte O. Heinisch in Heidelberg. Im Druckvermerk von Rudolf Schlichter SIGNIERT. Breitrandiger Druck auf klanghartem Bütten. - Die Einbanddeckel leicht aufgebogen. - Sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Oberon. Mit Original-Radierungen von Carl Rabus.

      München, Hesperos Verlag, 1920. 243 S., Folio, goldgeprägter Ganzpergamenteinband (wie eigentlich immer bei diesem Material sind die Einbanddecken leicht nach aussen gebogen), Kopfgoldschnitt, Druck in der Offizin der Mandruck GmbH, München. Die 18 Original-Radierungen und die Einbandvignette sind von Carl Rabus (1898-1983). Gesamtauflage 350 Exemplare. Hier Nr. 62 der zweiten Vorzugsausgabe, in der alle eingebundenen Radierungen von Rabus handschriftlich signiert wurden. Ein fulminantes Buch. Im Impressum von Rabus signiert. Gutes Exemplar, wenige Stockflecken auf dem Buchschnitt, etwas lichtrandiger Schnitt. Rabus siehe Ausstellung Schloßmuseum Murnau Anfang 2006. Very impressive book with 18 signed graphic arts. Good copy. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Signatur, Autograph, Widmungsexemplar, Signed, Expressionismus

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        Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (vols. X-XI de ''Le peintre-graveur illustré du XIX e XX siècle'').

      Paris, ches l'Auteur (Frazier-Soye graveur-imprimeur), 1920, - 2 vol. in 1 tomo in-4, leg. m. pelle rossa, dorso a nervi con tit. oro, taglio super. dor., cop. edit. cons. Catalogo ragionato di 368 opere (incisioni e litografie), tutte perfettamente riprodotte, uno dei 380 esemplari ''sur Hollande'' riservati ai sottoscrittori corredato di un'acquaforte originale di Toulouse-Lautrec: ritratto di Tristan Bernard (L.D. n. 9). Bell'esempl. di fondamentale bibliografia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LAUTREC (Henri de Toulouse)

      - Paris, Bemheim Jeune et cie, 1920. 1 volume in 4° broché, couverture illustrée. 130 pages, 38 planches HT en héliogravures dont 2 en couleurs, 1 pointe sèche originale + lithographie originale en couleurs (Titre : L'Argent, programme de théâtre). E.O en très bel état. RARE E.O de l'un des livres les plus importants sur Toulouse Lautrec. Exemplaire bien complet des planches HT , de la pointe sèche et de la lithographie originale. Les Bibliographies : WITTROOK 240 et 97 : LUCAS 199 ; MONOD 4134. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Wyeth, N. C.- Presentation Copy] Robinson Crusoe

      Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, New York 1920 - Original blue cloth, gilt stamped, with a color pictorial cover label. Illustrated with 12 full-page color plates by Wyeth. This copy owned by Peter Logan Bockius, Jr., the great-grandson of George Bockius, the grandfather of Carolyn Brennerman Bockius Wyeth, the wife of N.C. Wyeth. Carolyn was one of ten children, and Peter's grandfather and namesake, Peter Bockius, was one of seven children. The Bockius' were free-spirited, and the entire extended family, along with N. C. Wyeth, was close-knit. The books are variously inscribed to "Pete" or "Peter L. Bockius, jr" (see individual descriptions below) and either simply signed "N.C. Wyeth" or "from Uncle Convers". Since Peter was not Wyeth's nephew, but rather his wife's second cousin, Wyeth must have felt a particular affection for the boy. Wyeth inscriptions are scarce, and familial presentations are rare. This copy INSCRIBED BY WYETH on the half-title, "A Merry Xmas / to Pete / Uncle Convers / 1922". Spine dulled; frontispiece tissue guard lightly foxed. Covers and contents fine. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COEURS À PRENDRE. Illustré de seize eaux-fortes originales.

      - Paris, Éditions du "Sagittaire", 1920, 18x21cm. Broché, sous couverture illustrée. Édition originale, l'un des 15 exemplaires sur Japon (premier papier) avec une suite sur Chine et un poème manuscrit ("Opéra-Comique"). Bord de la couverture frottés, sinon très bon exemplaire, envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [GALANIS]. Les Nuits d'Octobre. Dix-huit illustrations dessinées et gravées par D. Galanis.

      Paris, Nouvelle Revue Française, 1920. in-8, 79pp.-2ff. Relié maroquin olive, coins, dos lisse orné d'un décor de pièces de maroquin vert d'eau mosaïquées, filets au pointillé, semis d'étoiles et fleurettes ; tête or, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés. (Flammarion-Vaillant). Premier tirage. 18 compositions en vignettes et à pleines pages, gravées en taille douce par Galanis. Cette nouvelle a paru dans le recueil La Bohème Galante. Tiré à 412 exemplaires. (Carteret V, p. 149). - Exemplaire du tirage d'édition sur pur fil Lafuma-Navarre fort, très frais et finement relié.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. From The Little White Bird by J. M. Barrie. A New Edition.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, [1920 or later] - Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt, plain endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. In the original publisher's pictorial box. Gift inscription to front free endpaper dated 1931, touch of rubbing to corners and ends of spine, in the price clipped dust jacket, wear to extremities, chipping to corners, chip to top end of spine with tape on verso, spine toned, light soiling to panels. An excellent copy. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 coloured plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white drawings in the text, by Rackham. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens was first published in 1906, in both deluxe and trade editions, with the plates gathered at the end. The "New Edition" of 1912 is in larger format, with new illustrations dated 1912, the colour plates distributed throughout the text, the text entirely reset (readily identifiable by running headlines in a large italic typeface), uncoloured head- and tailpieces to each chapter, a calligraphic title page printed in two colours without the word "Limited" after the publishers' name, and with untrimmed fore and lower edges. In the first impression, the map of Kensington Gardens is printed across the page, with a blank verso. Later impressions of the New Edition have the title page printed in black only and the company name given as "Hodder & Stoughton Limited": these were presumably issued after December 1919, when the firm was incorporated as a limited company. The edges of later impressions are trimmed straight all round, resulting in a very slightly shorter book. This copy comes from another edition, superficially similar to the later impressions of the 1912 New Edition, but with the text now restored to the original 1906 setting, distinguished by the headlines printed all in capital letters, but enhanced by the addition of the head- and tailpieces from the 1912 edition. The map of Kensington Gardens is printed perpendicular, with the uncoloured illustration of Kensington Gardens on the verso. This appears to be the final form of the book as it continued to be issued by Hodder and Stoughton throughout the 1920s. The price-clipped jacket has the illustration entitled "A chrysanthemum heard her, and said pointedly, 'Hoity-toity, what is this?'" mounted on the front panel. The box has the illustration "An afternoon when the Gardens were white with snow" mounted on the lid. Laid in to the book is a four-page folding advert for Hodder and Stoughton's illustrated books, undated but giving the price of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens bound in cloth, with 50 colour plates, as 15/- net. Latimore & Haskell p. 40; Riall p. 114. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Morbihan".

      1920 - Aquarelle signée et titrée en bas à gauche, (1920), 11.3 x 15.9 cm. Ernest GUERIN artiste breton, élève à l'Ecole des Beaux-arts où il obtint une médaille en 1905, participa à de nombreux salons et gagna plusieurs prix. Sociétaire des Artistes Français, membre de la South Wales Society, il fut invité à présenter son oeuvre au pavillon de Marsan. "Peintre et enlumineur, interprète des Bretons, de la mer, du pays et de ses légendes (.)" (Benezit V-270). Sous un ciel tourmenté, les nuages balayés par le vent, sur la lande sauvage et rude où rien ne pousse, excepté les cailloux, des morbihannais s'activent autour d'une maison. Oeuvre originale

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        MADRIGAUX. Images de Raoul Dufy.

      Éditions de la Sirène. 1920 - MALLARMÉ (Stéphane) — DUFY (Raoul). MADRIGAUX. Images de Raoul Dufy. Éditions de la Sirène, 1920. Demi-maroquin bleu nuit [Tchékéroul] à bande d’ondulations tricolores bleu-blanc-rouge sur les deux plats, titre doré au dos, tête dorée, plats de couverture et dos conservés, étui de mêmes pleines ondulations tricolores, 28 x 22 cm. Édition originale illustrée de 25 compositions en couleurs hors-texte de Raoul Dufy. Un des 20 premiers exemplaires sur vélin de Rives à la forme, contenant une suite en noir des illustrations, dans une belle reliure de Tchékéroul. (Dos légèrement passé.) « [Paul Laffitte, le patron de La Sirène,] avait fait Jéroboam ou la finance sans méningite. [.] Il s’était cependant bien entouré, puisque dans cette maison d’édition, située alors boulevard Haussmann, il avait comme directeurs littéraires Fénéon et Cendrars, comme maquettiste et conseiller artistique Dufy et comme chef de fabrication Bertrand Guégan. Ils ont fait ainsi des éditions qui tranchaient sur la production d’alors. C’est là que Cendrars a édité Le Panama [.] Il y a eu aussi les Madrigaux de Mallarmé illustrés par Dufy. Ils ont fait de jolis livres. » (Propos de Pascal Pia rapportés par Jean-Paul Goujon dans l’ouvrage collectif Pascal Pia, Les lettres nouvelles Maurice Nadeau, 1981, p. 160.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Golfer's Gallery by Old Masters

      London: Country Life. Hardcover. Good. Undated, c. 1920. Large folio (13.25 x 16 inches). 20-page introduction followed by 18 color reproductions of old master paintings with golf-related subject matter mounted on thick pasteboard cards. Cards rubbed at edge, plates very clean. Half title present, sheet of "Suggestions for those who wish to Frame" laid down on rear pastedown endpaper. Bound in string-tied green patterned-paper boards, somewhat rubbed and shelfworn. No slipcase. Ex-Cal Tech library, with library labels on spine, upper board and front pastedown; embossed stamp on title page. Oversized: additional shipping charges will be required for priority or international orders.

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        "La mer déchaînée à Quiberon".

      1920 1Aquarelle signée et titrée en bas à droite "Conguel", (1920), 13.6 x 17.8 cm. Ernest GUERIN artiste breton, élève à l'Ecole des Beaux-arts où il obtint une médaille en 1905, participa à de nombreux salons et gagna plusieurs prix. Sociétaire des Artistes Français, membre de la South Wales Society, il fut invité à présenter son oeuvre au pavillon de Marsan. "Peintre et enlumineur, interprète des Bretons, de la mer, du pays et de ses légendes (...)" (Benezit V-270). Sous un ciel tourmenté les vagues viennent se casser contre les rochers de la pointe de Conguel au sud de la presqu'île de Quiberon. Petite brunissure en haut à gauche.

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        Photograph Album Documenting Pacific Northwest Lumbering Operations: 1910s-1920s

      Oregon, 1920. Photograph Album. Very Good. 8" x 11" album with approximately 325 photographs ranging in size from about 3"x3" to 5"x7". Said to have come from an Oregon estate. Photographs are in nice shape; a few have creases, chips, and edge wear. Most are glued onto the pages, and most are uncaptioned. The album has some light wear at its edges, and the original binding tie has been replaced. The first fifty to sixty photographs are of a logging operation and show workers, their cabins, their families, what appears to be a large saw mill, trestle construction, logging locomotives (one is marked "OMCo.") and work cars, draught horses pulling sleighs through deep snow, work crews including one of a mess line in deep snow, and more. One photo shows the front of an old automobile, but I haven't been able to identify the state of the license plate. Another ten to fifteen show street scenes with store fronts, a school (St. Patrick's Parochial School), a church, and the inside of an ice cream parlor or luncheonette. The remainder are photos of people at home, camping, hiking, swimming, hunting, boating, on vacation, etc. One shows a young woman riding in a buggy pulled by an ostrich.

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        En Chine [Manuscript]

      Original manuscript, 1920-[1921]. Handwritten on 516 large (31.0 x 21.0 cm), numbered leaves. Preserved in a modern cloth-covered clam-shell box (35.5 x 27.0 x 8.5 cm).= Manuscript by the controversial French poet, writer, and politician Abel Jean Désiré Bonnard (1883-1968), member of the Académie Française, and writer of more than 15 works; both fiction and non-fiction. This manuscript deals with his travels to China, published in two volumes as "Notes de voyage: En Chine (1920-1921)" (Paris, Artheme Fayard, 1924). The manuscript was dedicated "à ma mère, parce qu elle me dit que cela lui fait plaisir, et que je voudrais lui faire tous les plaisirs possibles" [to my mother, because she told me that it made her happy, and I would do everything to make her happy], and dated juin [June] 1920. In other words, the dedication was written during his voyage. Sections of the manuscript deal, for instance, with Pekin (Beijing), le Yang-tsé, Chinese villages, Hong-Kong, and the return voyage. Later in his life, Bonnard moved politically to the extreme right. During WWII he became a minister in Pétain's Vichy gouvernment: "Bonnard was one of only a few members expelled from the Académie française after World War II for collaboration with Germany. Bonnard was condemned in absentia to death during the épuration légale period for wartime activities. However, Francisco Franco granted him political asylum in Spain. In 1960, he returned to France to face retrial for his crimes. He received a symbolic sentence of 10 years banishment to be counted from 1945, but dissatisfied with the verdict of guilty, he chose to return to Spain where he lived out the remainder of his life" (Wikipedia). His book "Les modérés", first published in 1936 has recently [2013] been republished. The manuscript contains many additions and corrections by the author. Added: a few old journal clippings related to the author. A few leaves a bit frayed and chipped at the out margins, otherwise very good and well-readable. A unique item.

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        Handbuch der Heroldskunst. Wissenschaftliche Beiträge zur Deutung der Hausmarken, Steinmetz-Zeichen und Wappen mit sprach- und schriftgeschichtlichen Erläuterungen nebst kulturgeschichtlichen Bildern, Betrachtungen und Forschungen (3 Bände) - Bd. 1: Altgermanische Zahlzeichen, Silben- und Buchstaben-Runen/ Bd. 2: Binde-Runen/ Bd. 3: Zeit-Runen, Sonnen- und Himmelszeichen.

      Verlag von Starke; 1920 - 1926. je Band ca. 300 Seiten; mit selbstgezeichneten bunten Wappentafeln, mit Bild-Beilagen und Abb.; gebundene Ausgabe/ Großformat; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ALTSCHRIFT! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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         La Guerre Navale Racontée par nos Amiraux

      Paris Schwarz 1920 5 in-4 fort-volume Reliure plein veau bordeaux, dos lisse avec cabochon émail sur 1er plat 398[pp] et 483[pp] 483[pp] 483[pp] 483[pp]Exceptionnel Ouvrage en excellent état, Frais de port inclus vers France métropole au tarif normal, délai d'acheminement sous 72h, pour les commandes > à 80 euros et poids < 1kg.

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        La muse au cabaret

      Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle,Eugène Fasquelle, éditeur 1920 - Edition originale. Reliure Semet & Plumelle. Envoi autographe. In-8 (15 x 23 cm.), relié en demi-maroquin vermillon à coins, quatre nerfs au dos, titre, auteur et date dorés au dos, 312 pages, tranche de tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, reliure de Semet & Plumelle, tirage limité à 1000 exemplaires, exemplaire non numéroté réservé là l'auteur (le n° est suivi d'un envoi), envoi autographe de l'auteur à l'architecte Frantz Jourdain en page de faux-titre, un ex-libris collé au 1er contre-plat (Albert Natural) ; reliure sans défaut, excellent état général. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Bob et Bobette en ménage

      BOB ET BOBETTE EN MÉNAGE. Roman. Paris, Albin Michel éditeur, s.d. (1920) 1 volume in-18 (19 x 12,5 cm) de 254 pages, broché, couverture imprimée illustrée en couleurs d'une composition Art Déco par Ciolkowski sur le premier plat. Exemplaire neuf, non coupé, jamais lu. Petits manques de papier en haut du dos, petites fentes aux mors sans gravité. Couverture aux couleurs très fraîches. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. UN DES 10 EXEMPLAIRES SUR JAPON (avec 20 exemplaires sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers). André Salmon est né le 4 octobre 1881 à Paris et mort le 12 mars 1969 à Sanary-sur-Mer. Écrivain français, poète, romancier, journaliste, critique d'art. Il fut l'un des grands défenseurs du cubisme avec Guillaume Apollinaire et Maurice Raynal. "Quatre écrivains amis, unis encore par certaines formes de leur curiosité, acceptèrent la gageure d'écrire, chacun de son côté, un instant de la vie du couple : Bob et Bobette. Lorsque nous nous mîmes au travail, Francis Carco, Pierre Mac Orlan et moi revenions de la guerre : or Pierre Mac Orlan, pas encore rendu aux brumes dorées du Havre-de-Rêve où il a un jour "déclaré se retirer", devait encore servir et n'en n'avait pas fini de suivre la guerre. Comment s'étonner qu'il y ait mené à sa suite, jusqu"au bout ! - son Bob, notre Bob ? Pendant ce temps, trop éloigné de mon cher Pierre Mac Orlan, vous pensez bien que je choyais mon Bob, le sien, notre Bob ! Dans les horreurs de l'arrière, sous les gothas, je mariai Bob ; je lui fis la belle situation due en seconde ligne aux canailles inquiètes de moralités bien tournées ; bref, réformant Bob avant la paix, j'en fis un héros de son temps. (...)" (Préface, André Salmon, Octobre 1919) TRES BON EXEMPLAIRE, TEL QUE PARU, DU PLUS RARE TIRAGE (1/10 JAPON).

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        Le roman de la Momie.

      P. Ferroud 1920. In-8° demi-chagrin noir à coins, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couverture conservée. Frontispice, 19 H.T., 1 grand cul de lampe gravés en noir à l'eau-forte, couverture, page de titre, 18 têtes de chapitre et 17 culs de lampe gravés sur bois en couleurs de Georges ROCHEGROSSE. Tirage limité à 1225 exemplaires, un des 1000 numerotés sur vélin d'Arches.

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        Friesischer Netzflicker. Ölgemälde auf Platte.

       Gezeigt wird ein friesischer, pfeiferauchender Netzflicker mit Holzschuhen bei der Arbeit, rechterhand auf einem Tisch eine Messingkanne, unten ein blauer Steinguttopf. Bildmaß: 60 x 49 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 81 x 81 cm. Links unten unleserlich signiert ( möglicherweise Jov. de Fra....), undatiert ( um 1920 ). Guter Zustand. ( Bitte beachten. Aufgrund der Bildgröße hier nur ausgerahmter Versand ohne Rahmen oder aber Selbstabholung des Bildes in meinem Ladengeschäft ).( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Netzflicher, Friesland, Ölgemälde, Google

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        En Chine [Manuscript]

      - Original manuscript, 1920-[1921]. Handwritten on 516 large (31.0 x 21.0 cm), numbered leaves. Preserved in a modern cloth-covered clam-shell box (35.5 x 27.0 x 8.5 cm).= Manuscript by the controversial French poet, writer, and politician Abel Jean Désiré Bonnard (1883-1968), member of the Académie Française, and writer of more than 15 works; both fiction and non-fiction. This manuscript deals with his travels to China, published in two volumes as "Notes de voyage: En Chine (1920-1921)" (Paris, Artheme Fayard, 1924). The manuscript was dedicated "à ma mère, parce qu elle me dit que cela lui fait plaisir, et que je voudrais lui faire tous les plaisirs possibles" [to my mother, because she told me that it made her happy, and I would do everything to make her happy], and dated juin [June] 1920. In other words, the dedication was written during his voyage. Sections of the manuscript deal, for instance, with Pekin (Beijing), le Yang-tsé, Chinese villages, Hong-Kong, and the return voyage. Later in his life, Bonnard moved politically to the extreme right. During WWII he became a minister in Pétain's Vichy gouvernment: "Bonnard was one of only a few members expelled from the Académie française after World War II for collaboration with Germany. Bonnard was condemned in absentia to death during the épuration légale period for wartime activities. However, Francisco Franco granted him political asylum in Spain. In 1960, he returned to France to face retrial for his crimes. He received a symbolic sentence of 10 years banishment to be counted from 1945, but dissatisfied with the verdict of guilty, he chose to return to Spain where he lived out the remainder of his life" (Wikipedia). His book "Les modérés", first published in 1936 has recently [2013] been republished. The manuscript contains many additions and corrections by the author. Added: a few old journal clippings related to the author. A few leaves a bit frayed and chipped at the out margins, otherwise very good and well-readable. A unique item. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Relativity.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd,, 1920. The Special and the General Theory. A Popular Exposition. Authorised Translation by Robert W. Lawson. Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spine, blind lettered on front cover. Portrait frontispiece and 5 diagrams. Spine faded, a little offsetting to endpapers. An excellent copy. First English language edition, first impression, of Einstein's first popular treatment of relativity, with the 8 pages of publisher's terminal advertisements, and an appendix on "The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity", written especially for this edition. Originally published in Germany in 1916, under the title Ãœber die spezielle und die allgemeine Relativitätstheorie.

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        Lettre manuscrite à un ami Eugen Schwiedland

      Longue lettre de 2 pages in-4 Texte :« St Cloud ce 3 XII 1920 J'attendais mot de toi, cher vieux frère, et je reçois à l'instant ton épître du 28 novembre dernier (4 jours de voyage). J'ai vu dimanche dernier chez moi, où il est venu prendre une tasse de thé G. von M. Nous avons pu causer un peu plus paisiblement, une heure 30 durant. Ce diplomate philosophe n'a pas 39 ans, comme tu me l'annonçais, mais bien 48 , m'a-t-il affirmé. Il est solide, massif même, bien posément assis dans la vie. Il vit sans son épouse et sans ses 4 enfants qui sont en Allemagne, par cette raison que son beau père qui est à Paris fut très embêté, pendant la guerre, en raison de son nom de formation allemande, et veut vivre tranquille et ne voir que le plus rarement possible son gendre et sa fille et ses enfants. - un vieux bourgeois étroit et borné. M. M. ne tient pas rigueur à son beau père si mesquin et si soucieux de l'opinion, mais, je crois qu'il cherche à se faire envoyer ailleurs qu'à Paris afin de vivre en famille, bien que, me dit-il, il soit d'essence célibataire et que son épouse lui laisse l'illusion d'en être un. Il est gai, agréable et voit la vie sous un angle assez juste au point de vue humain. Je crois que nos philosophies diffèrent essentiellement. La mienne n'admet qu'une seule certitude : La mort et ne conçoit [le mot voit est rayé] tout le reste que comme des apparences fugitives dont le contrôle est difficile et toujours décevant - Je ne crois pouvoir affirmer aucune vérité nominale et tenue pour bien équarrie - Je suis presque un néantiste, puisque j'ai la religion très accentuée du doute et, qu'en réalité, c'est notre orgueil qui nous donne des croyances injustifiées ou injustifiables en une autre vie, alors que si nous voulons revivre nous devons procréer, reproduire notre spécimen comme font les végétaux et tous les êtres organisés. J'ai du goût pour les religions parce qu'elles m'apparaissent comme des mythes ingénieux qui ont séduit un peu partout les cerveaux les mieux équilibrés, mais comment peut-on se soumettre à des dogmes et dire avec St Augustin : « Credo quia absurdum non credere. » - ce me semble fou ! J'ai senti que G. von M., ce bon Junker de Silésie, avait été un bon nourrisson des doctrines luthériennes et qu'il y avait entre nous certains abîmes qui viennent de mes efforts à me donner l'esprit le plus libéré qui soit de toutes emprises. Von M. reconnait qu'il est infiniment moins cérébral que moi ; il est [la suite continue au verso] par contre de goûts plus entichés de philosophie abstraite. Il m'a prête [le mot donné est rayé] un livre français d'un nommé Baruzi : la volonté de métamorphosequi exprime, malgré une terminologie bien différente de la sienne, presque entièrement sa conception [le mot philosophie est rayé] de la vie et du monde, m'a-t-il écrit - Je me suis remis au travail - Je vais moins aller à Paris, vivre davantage chez moi et terminer beaucoup d'ouvrages en train dans ma Thébaïde d'anachorète. D'abord, un certain livre « le Jardin des souvenirs » où défileront tous les hommes intéressants de ma génération que j'ai fréquentés et qui sera comme le miroir magique de ma vie intellectuelle et psychique, puis des

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        Marcus Aurelius to Himself

      1920. The Thoughts of Marcus AureliusHandsomely Bound ca. 1925 by Bayntun of Bath[BAYNTUN OF BATH, binders]. Marcus Aurelius to Himself. In English by Gerald H. Rendell? Head Master of Charterhouse. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1920. Golden Treasury Series. Small octavo (5 15/16 x 3 13/16 inches; 151 x 98 mm.). xlii, 167, [1, imprint] pp. Bound by Bayntun of Bath ca. 1925 (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in). Full teal morocco, covers with double-gilt rules surrounding a panel with elaborate gilt floral corner pieces and four additional floral designs and gilt pointille work. Spine with five raised bands, elaborately decorated in a floral design and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt decorated board-edges, and elaborate gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Minimal fading to spine, rectangular label with ink inscription on front paste-down, otherwise very fine.Marcus Aurelius. Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; [26 April 121 ? 17 March 180 AD) was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. Marcus Aurelius was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors. He was a practitioner of Stoicism, and his untitled writing, commonly known as the Meditations, is the most significant source of the modern understanding of ancient Stoic philosophy. During his reign, the Empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire in the East: Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. In central Europe, Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, & Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, although the threat of the Germanic tribes began to represent a troubling reality for the Empire. A revolt in the East led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately. Marcus Aurelius' Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, are still revered as a literary monument to a philosophy of service and duty, describing how to find and preserve equanimity in the midst of conflict by following nature as a source of guidance and inspiration.

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        Naval Operations. New York, Longmans, Green and Co., 1920-1931.

      1920. 5 text vols. and 4 map portfolios, bound to match in original giltstamped navy-blue cloth. 9 volumes altogether. Official British account of Naval Operations during the First World War, based on official documents and illustrated with a plethora of maps. Begun by Sir Julian Corbett and continued, after his death in 1922 by Henry Newbolt. Includes a chapter on the "Persian Gulf Operations" ("Securing the Command in Egypt and the East", vol. 1, ch. XXVII), dealing especially with Kuwait and events in the Shatt al-Arab, and another on the Mespotamia Campaign of July-October 1915 (vol. 3, ch. X), mentioning Bahrein and the role of the Sheikh of Qatar, Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, as well as the ports of Doha and Al-Bida. - 1974 ballpoint ownership to first flyleaf; tab of the Amsterdam Scheepvaartmuseum mounted in prelims. Bindings somewhat rubbed in places; occasional slight browing, but finely preserved altogether. OCLC 1185863.

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        Handschrift mit farbigen Miniaturen auf Papier[.

      Pakistan., ca. 1920., - 15 x 21 cm. 26 Bll. mit 10 ganzs. Illustr. in Farbe und Gold in flex. Ldr. Die dekorativen, farbenprächtigen, detailreichen Miniaturen zeigen figurenreiche Reiter-, Fest- und Jagdszenen zu Pferd, zu Fuß und in Booten, mit verschiedenem Wild, Leoparden, Tigern und einem riesigen (Phantasie-)Vogel. - Tls. gebräunt. Die nicht illustrierten Bll. tls. mit Wasserrand. Einbd. mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1920 Original Hardback Wisden, Very Rare

      This lot is an 1920 Original Hardback Wisden. In Good to Very Good Condition, I find this a hard year to find. This book is very nice, it has had some restoration to the spine gilt and the hinges but it has done the book well, the front baord is very nice with shiny, original gilt, light wear, the spine cloth is clean with new gilt. Internally the hinges are restored and strong, the pastedowns are the usual darker yellow , part of the front right is a bit darker than the rest but internally a wonderful book, with clean white pages, tightly bound and an excellent photoplate.

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        HISTORY OF "BILLY THE KID." THE TRUE LIFE OF THE MOST DARING YOUNG OUTLAW OF THE AGE

      [Santa Fe, 1920. 142,[1]pp. 12mo. Original printed pictorial wrappers bound into modern paneled morocco. Near fine. "This rare little book further strengthened some of the legends about the Kid which by the time were so well established. The author repeats the many legends about the Kid's early life that were created by Ash Upshon and follows the Garrett book very closely, even to the misspelled proper names" - Adams. HOWES S516, "aa." DYKES 79. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 2028.

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        RIVISTA DEL CLERO ITALIANO, 1920-1939, 17 ANNEES (INCOMPLET)

      1920. Il Clero Italiano, Milano. 1920-1939. In-8.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 17 années sous forme de nombreux fascicules brochés (env. 170), avec 2 années reliées (1938, 1939). Années manquantes: 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935 (disponibles à l'unité à 10,95 Euros chaque). Quelques années incomplètes. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en 1res pages. Quelques couvertures déchirées. Pubblicata da Fr. Agostino Gemelli o.f.m., Mons. Fr. Olgiati, Mons. Luigi Vigna. Du fasc. n° 2, 1re année, fév. 1920, au fasc. n° 6, 21e année, juin 1940. Sommaire du n° 2, fév. 1920: L'esistenza di Dio nei risultati di alcuni studi recenti, Do Fr. Olgiati. L'istruzione liturgica, Mons. Luigi Vigna. L'origine del rispetto umano, Agostino Gemelli. L'azione cattolica in Italia, Piero Panighi. La voce di Roma negli Atti Pontifici, Catholicus. Ribrica giuridica, Sac. Dott. Giuseppe Trezzi. la vita spirituale, Bollettino d'ascetica e di mistica, Agostino Gemelli. Schemi di conferenze, Don Fr. Olgiati. Dottrina cristiana: Schemi di lezioni occasionali per le sei classi, Mons. Luigi Vigna. Tra libri e riviste, Index. Sommaire du fasc. n° 6, juin 1940: La Catechesi alle assistenti sanitarie e alla Croce Rossa, Mons. Cesare Rosa. La contrizione perfetta e l'insegnamento catechistico, P. Gioachino Caldiroli o.f.m. Casi di teologia morale risolti, Mons. Carlo Gorla. Pensieri sui Vangeli di Giugno...

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        Homme en habit XVIIIe.

      1920Encre de Chine sur calque, signée en bas à droite, s.d. (1920), 32 x 13 cm, contrecollé sur papier métallisé doré. BRUNELLESCHI représente un jeune homme en pied, vêtu d'un log manteau, chaussé de bottes noires à revers et coiffé d'un chapeau à large houppe. Sa chemise à jabot et sa perruque bouclée courte complète l'allure du gentilhomme libertin, posant l'épée au côté.

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        Stehender weiblicher Akt, 1918. (Standing Female Nude, 1918.)

      Vienna: Verlag Ed. Strache,, 1920. Collotype on matt wove paper laid onto thin grey card as issued. Sheet size: 47.3 x 31.6 cm. Excellent condition. Presented in a handmade white gold leaf frame with conservation mount and glass. Edition of 500 and 10 proofs. Printed by Max Jaffé Art Institute in Vienna and issued as one of 15 prints from the Handzeichnungen portfolio.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, , [1920 or later]. From The Little White Bird by J. M. Barrie. A New Edition. Quarto. Original green cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board gilt, plain endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. In the original publisher's pictorial box. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 49 coloured plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white drawings in the text, by Rackham. Gift inscription to front free endpaper dated 1931, touch of rubbing to corners and ends of spine, in the price clipped dust jacket, wear to extremities, chipping to corners, chip to top end of spine with tape on verso, spine toned, light soiling to panels. An excellent copy. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens was first published in 1906, in both deluxe and trade editions, with the plates gathered at the end. The "New Edition" of 1912 is in larger format, with new illustrations dated 1912, the colour plates distributed throughout the text, the text entirely reset (readily identifiable by running headlines in a large italic typeface), uncoloured head- and tailpieces to each chapter, a calligraphic title page printed in two colours without the word "Limited" after the publishers' name, and with untrimmed fore and lower edges. In the first impression, the map of Kensington Gardens is printed across the page, with a blank verso. Later impressions of the New Edition have the title page printed in black only and the company name given as "Hodder & Stoughton Limited": these were presumably issued after December 1919, when the firm was incorporated as a limited company. The edges of later impressions are trimmed straight all round, resulting in a very slightly shorter book. This copy comes from another edition, superficially similar to the later impressions of the 1912 New Edition, but with the text now restored to the original 1906 setting, distinguished by the headlines printed all in capital letters, but enhanced by the addition of the head- and tailpieces from the 1912 edition. The map of Kensington Gardens is printed perpendicular, with the uncoloured illustration of Kensington Gardens on the verso. This appears to be the final form of the book as it continued to be issued by Hodder and Stoughton throughout the 1920s. The price-clipped jacket has the illustration entitled "A chrysanthemum heard her, and said pointedly, 'Hoity-toity, what is this?'" mounted on the front panel. The box has the illustration "An afternoon when the Gardens were white with snow" mounted on the lid. Laid in to the book is a four-page folding advert for Hodder and Stoughton's illustrated books, undated but giving the price of Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens bound in cloth, with 50 colour plates, as 15/- net.

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        Anatomie des Pferdes. Gezeichnet und geschrieben von Hub. Haslinger. Überlingen am Bodensee, 1920.

      1920. Folio. 2 vols. German ms. on paper. (6), 207, (1) pp., 2 plates (1 folding). (102) pp., 1 plate. In red and black ink throughout, some headings in purple ink, numerous illustrations (mostly in ink, but some in pencil raised with white crayon). Both volumes signed and dated by the artist. Contemporary half cloth with ms. label to upper board. Visually stunning, unpublished original manuscript of horse anatomy, drawn by a trained artist and containing an extensive discussion of the sketches in the author's dynamic hand. Hubert Haslinger, actually a sculptor based in Linz/Austria, created this encompassing work shortly after WWI. The work is subtitled, in full: "Praktisches Handbuch des Pferdes. Seine Proportionslehre, äussere Form und Fehler. Unterschiedsmerkmale der Rassen usw." (Practical Manual of the Horse. Its Proportions, Exterior Shape, and Faults. Distincive Traits of the Various Races etc.). - A unique document of equestrian dedication in excellent state of preservation.

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        Circa 1918-1921 Early Naval Air Corp Photograph Album

      1920. Album. Good. Oblong quarto string bound photograph album (approx. 11.25" x 7.25"). Album consists of 68 pages of photographs with 194 photographs mostly ranging in size from 2.75" x 5" to 9.5" by 7". Pictures include views of Cape May Air Station New Jersey, Coco Solo Canal Zone (Panama), a picture of President Warren Harding, photograph of the Prince of Wales, Congressman Fred C. Hicks standing on a plane, Admiral Sir Lewis Bayley, the British Ship "HMS Renown", a wrecked "C-9", early aircraft pictures, dirigibles, large aerial views of the Canal Zone, Naval ships, the "Captain's inspection", Naval Air Station baseball and basketball team group pictures, friends, families, etc. A couple of photograph pages are loose and there is one half photograph page. Several of the pictures are identified. The ownership of this album is not identified. However, based on Herbster's early career in the Navy, internet images resembling Herbster, and the identification of one year old Victor D. Herbster, Jr. in the album it is most likely the album of "Victor D. Herbster.

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        Van Zantens Glückliche Zeit. 4°. Mappe mit 10 Blättern. 11 (ink. Umschlag) Lithographien. Diese Mappe wurde im Sommer 1920 bei Dr. C. W. Wolf & Sohn in 120 Exemplaren gedruckt. Dieses Ex. trägt die Nummer 49 u. vom Künstler auf Impressum signert. München, Goltz Verlag 1920. Zustand: Umschlag mit Rissen u. Rücken unten angeplatzt, Blatt 1 u. 2 unten mit Flecken, jedoch ohne Einfluß auf Bild, Blatt 8 oben angerändert, ansonsten noch gut erhaltenes u. in dieser Komplettheit sehr seltenes Exemplar.

      München, Goltz Verlag / Dr. C. W. Wolf & Sohn, 1920 - 4°. Mappe mit 10 Blättern (Nr. 1-9,12). 11 (ink. Umschlag) Lithographien. Diese Mappe wurde in 120 Exemplaren gedruckt. Dieses Ex. trägt die Nummer 49 u. vom Künstler auf Impressum signert. Zustand: Umschlag mit Rissen u. Rücken unten angeplatzt, Blatt 1 u. 2 unten mit Flecken, jedoch ohne Einfluß auf Bild, Blatt 8 oben angerändert, ansonsten noch gut erhaltenes u. in dieser Komplettheit sehr seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        KINGDOM OF THE PEARL

      DULAC, EDMUND. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL by Leonard Rosenthal. London: Nisbet (1920). 4to, 1/4 white cloth, grey pictorial boards, top edge gilt, slight tip wear, near Fine. LIMITED TO 675 NUMBERED COPIES. Illustrated by Dulac with cover design, decorative endpapers plus 10 very beautiful tipped-in color plates with tissue-guards. A very lovely book.

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        Foldalen. Med Illustrationer og Karter.

      Kristiania 1920. 4to. 551 s. Orig. helsjirtingb. med oppklebet illustrasjon på fordekkel. Samtidig diskré navnestempel øverst på tittelbl. Øvre og nedre kapitél med et par små sår. Uvanlig fint eksemplar.

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        A.A. Milne, 2 letters separated by 20 years: Christopher Robin, catalyst for the "Winnie the Pooh" stories is born and later fights heroically for England in World War II

      Chelsea, UK / Sussex, UK, Aug. 29, 1920 / Sept. 11, 1943. 5.5" x 7.5" / 5.25" x 7". "(1) One page, ALS, written on verso with recto left blank. Signed in full signature ""A.A. Milne"" and dated ""29. 8. 20"" (August 29, 1920). 5.5"" x 7.5"" on stationary with the letterhead of ""13, Mallord Street, Chelsea, S.W.3. Tel Kensington 2074."" Expected center fold. Very soft rippling to the page. Near fine condition.(2) One page ALS written on verso and recto, including a post script in the margins. Signed in Milne's nickname ""Blue"" dated ""Sep 11th/43"". 5.25"" x 7"" on stationary with the letterhead of ""COTCHFORD FARM, HARTFIELD, SUSSEX"". Expected center fold. Near fine condition.A stunning set of contrasting letters taking the reader from before the days of Winnie The Pooh, starting with the birth of Christopher Robin, whom Milne nicknamed ""Billy"" and later called ""Moon,"" and then to a fast forward look over 20 years later with Christopher Robin all grown up and going to war in Iraq during WWII. The letters were written by Milne to his close friend, Vincent Seligman. In Milne's first letter, dated August 29, 1920, just one week after the birth of Christopher Robin, Milne writes exuberantly about his son saying ""Billy and his mother are both going strong"". A wonderful letter with great content, taking the reader to a time before Milne's huge literary breakthrough, and to the beginning with the birth of his son, Christopher Robin. In the balance of the letter, Milne also refers to ""The Daggar Opera,"" which at the time was a serialized American adventure film formally called ""The Vanishing Daggar."" These serialized films would show over many many weeks, which no doubt must have felt to Milne like it was showing ""forever."" Apparently, Milne had just concluded writing a new play, which was waiting for a theater opening in order for it to be shown. In his letter, he most likely was referring to his play ""The Dover Road', which eventually made it to a theater in New York (the Bijou) in late 1921.The second letter was also written to Vincent Seligman, but over 20 years later and was now composed from Milne's home at Cotchford Farm (Cotchfield Farm was the creative birthplace of Milne's wonderful stories about his then young son, Christopher Robin, Winnie The Pooh - the honey loving bear, and their adventures in the Hundred Acre Woods). While reading Milne's letter, one reflects on how the peaceful tranquility of those stories is suddenly shattered as one is transported from the youthful innocence and serenity of his son, Christopher Robin, who used to play and explore the woods with his stuffed animals, to the present day moment of the letter, dated September 11th, 1943, throwing the reader into the trenches of WWII, and discovering that Christopher Robin is now stationed in Iraq fighting in the war. In his letter, Milne notes that ""Moon"" (his nickname for Christopher Robin) ""left Iraq (Kirkuk, to be exact) in March, and trekked in his little truck across desert after desert and river after river … where his division joined the 8th army in time for their last battle. He was at the Great Surrender, and wrote a thrilling account of it."" And in one quick moment, the reader realizes Christopher Robin is now all grown up, as has the rest of the world, and there was no going back.Milne, who was Captain of the British Home Guard in WWII, otherwise makes several additional references to the war with his letter, shown in full below:""Dear Vi, Sep 11th/43 Very glad to hear from you. To come to your third raison d'ecrire (reason to write) first:Yes , please. I should love to lunch with you at 1:30 (if I may/ on Tuesday, Sept 28th. All right? Good.""Current Affairs 50"" has gone very well, and the Director of ABCA is enthusiastic about it: but oh, what a time I had. Everybody being terrified of anything being said which anybody might think would offend anybody else. Their fee was 20 (illegible) and I took the precaution of saying at once that I would write it for this on condition that I got the money if my article wasn't used, and (illegible) ... if it was. This gave the Director a considerable pull with the war office, but even then he had to apologize for me in a much too apprehensive foreward Moon left Iraq (Kirkuk, to be exact) in March, and trekked in his little truck across desert after desert and river after river known to Bob's geography – Tigris, Euphrates, Jordan, Nile – 3000 miles to ? Eufidarille?, where his division joined the 8th army in time for their last battle. He was at the Great Surrender, and wrote a thrilling account of it. His division staged in (illegible) in Africa when Sicily was invaded, and he amused himself (1) taking a convoy of his own to Algiers and back and 2) having malaria which for him three happy weeks away from sand and flies and on his return to the desert being stung by a scorpion, which didn't (illegible) him much. Anyway he felt that the desert had nothing more to show him, and so he left it for -- where? I don't know. All I know is that from between – the – lines evidence in his last letter (dates August 31st) he was off. At a guess I should say in reserve again (in Sicily) to the 8th Army in Calabria, but of course he may be in one of those other landings. I just live for the next letter – and hope between times.He has been very happy; writes always once, generally twice and often four times a week. At great length, but unfortunately for us, very cautiously: and has seen a hell of a lot of the world. For … he gives … a place to Algeria (parts of), Jordan Valley and Cape town, but says it's all beautiful, even the desert.Lots of love and kiss for Bobs, …. BlueP.S. opened my bottle of sherry for Italy and drank confusion to the King's remaining enemies. The possibilities are enormous and thrilling. For months now I have put the end of this German war at Dec 10th, 1943 ... you really ought to be in Cairo preparing to talk to the natives at Salonica.""An incredible set of letters from the author of arguably one of the most beloved children's stories of the 20th century, referencing his son, Christopher Robin, the pivotal catalyst for the birth of the stories of Winnie The Pooh.Milne's letter was written to Vincent Seligman, who was a German Jew whose family emigrated to London and the United States in the 19th century. "

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        L'Architecture et la Décoration dans L'Ancienne Egypte. Ensemble complet de ses Trois volumes. Volume I: Les Temples Memphites et Thébains; des origines à la XVIIIe Dynastie; Volume II: Les Temples Ramessites et Saïtes; de La XIXe à la XXXe Dynastie; Volume III:Les Temples Ptolémaïques et Romains.

      paris Albert Morancé 1920 à 1924 3Ensemble de trois volumes en feuilles de format grand in folio (52cm x 37cm). Vol. I: 16 pp. (texte); 80 planches photographiques en feuilles. Vol. II: 3ff. (couverture, faux titre, titre), 12 pp. (Texte), 1 f. blanc, 80 planches photographiques en feuilles. Vol III: 2 ff. (faux titre et titre), 10 pp. (texte), 1 f. Blanc, 80 planches photographiques en feuilles. Chaque volume dans un portefeuille cartonné; dos toilés rouge, titrés en doré; premiers plats décorés; lacets assortis au dos. Quelques pâles rousseurs par endroits. Traces des restauration anciennes de qualité; Bel exemplaire bien complet. Voir photos. Gustave Jéquier, égyptologue suisse, collaborateur de Maspéro était réputé pour ses connaissances des textes religieux de l'Egypte antique. Il effectua des campagnes de fouilles en Iran et fut à l'origine de la découverte du célèbre code d'Hammurabi à Suse. Saisissants clichés des monuments égyptiens tels qu'ils furent découverts avant leur dégagement (photographies de V. de Mestral-Combremont.

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        CORRIERE DEI PICCOLI 1920 01-52

      CORRIERE DEI PICCOLI supplemento illustrato del Corriere della Sera Anno XII - 1920 nn. 1-52 spillato 28,5 x 40 cm b/n e col. Stato di Conservazione: BUONO/OTTIMO!

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        HISTOIRE DU PORTEFAIX AVEC LES JEUNES FILLES, Conte des Mille et une Nuits .

      Paris, Editions René Kieffer, 1920, format 295x210mm, broché, 140 pages, illustrations in texte et en couleurs par Joë HAMMAN, édition originale, un des 50 exemplaires sur Vélin de cuve des Papeteries d'Arches ( premier grand papier ), contenant une aquarelle originale, une illustration à l'encre de chine aussi originale, une suite en noir des vignettes en fin d'ouvrage et quatre feuillets manuscrits à l'encre de chine avec des calligraphies différentes ( non mentionné ), couverture un peu usagée : dos insolé légèrement gauchi et petit manque en pied , quelques feuillets un peu effrangés sinon l'ouvrage est dans un état fort convenable.

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        Unique Eunuque. Avec un portrait de l'auteur par lui-même. Préface par Tristan Tzara.

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil, Collection Dada, 1920. plaquette petit in-8, de 40 pp., (209 x 152), brochée. Edition originale. Tirage limité à 1.025 ex. Un des 1000 exemplaires sur vergé bouffant (après 10 ex. sur vergé d'Arches H.C. et 15 ex. sur papier de couleur). Bel exemplaire. Signature autographe de F. Picabia.

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        [LABOUREUR]. Beauté, mon beau souci... Roman... illustré de trente-sept gravures par J. E. Laboureur.

      Paris, Nouvelle Revue Française, 1920. in-8, 145pp.-1f.- frontispice, vignettes, bandeaux et culs-de-lampe. Relié box vert d'eau, plats ornés d'un réseau de filets à froid parallèles, formant un treillis, losanges de box vieux rose et incrustations de gouttes d'or dans les intersections, dos de même, large bordure intérieure reprenant le thème des plats ; tête or, non rogné, gardes de tabis beige, double garde de papier cuve, couverture et dos de papier glacé vert conservés ; étui bordé. (Ad. Lavaux relieur). Édition originale & premier tirage des 39 eaux-fortes de Laboureur (le titre annonce 37 par erreur). L'une des plus belles productions du célèbre aquafortiste. Tirage à 412 exemplaires sur les presses de Coulouma, tous sur vélin Lafuma fort. - Très bel exemplaire. Ex-libris Yvy.

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        Beauté, Mon beau Souci.

      P. Edition de la Nouvelle Revue Française 1920.In-12° broché sous couverture verte rempliée (petite tâche sur la couverture et sur les 2 premières pages blanches) Frontispice et 37 compositions de Jean-Emile LABOUREUR gravées en noir dans le texte. Tirage limité à 412 exemplaires, un des 400 sur vélin Lafuma Navarre. Bel exemplaire

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        Irish Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., , 1920. Quarto. Original quarter vellum, cream-coloured covers, titles to spine and front cover gilt, image blocked in gilt to front board, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece and 15 colour plates mounted on heavy cream-coloured paper with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. Anonymous bookplate; slight pale blemish on spine, shallow lateral scratch across back cover, touch of foxing to endpapers, one or two thumb marks. A very good copy. Deluxe edition, one of 520 copies signed by the artist.

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        IRISH FAIRY TALES

      London: Macmillan, 1920. First edition, first issue. With 16 full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations in the text by Arthur Rackham. 8vo, original publisher’s green cloth lettered and pictorially decorated in gilt. x, 318, ad. A handsome copy, clean and well preserved, just a trifle aged. SCARCE FIRST EDITION. Rackham’s friend James Stephens wrote his collection of Irish Stories drawing from a rich oral tradition and also from the original Gaelic texts. He succeeded in presenting the old tales in a poetic and accessible form for the general modern reader. The collection is an excellent introduction to traditional Irish Fairy Stories and includes: The Story of Tuan Mac Cairill, The Boyhood of Fionn, The Carl of the Drab Coat, Mongan’s Frenzy, and many more. Rackham brought forth another collection of dazzling and imaginative illustrations. The Dublin Independent wrote a warm review of Rackham’s Irish Fairy Tales: “We read English tales with appreciation because pictures have familiarized us with English imagery. A Fenian tale lacks imagery because we have no art to give it colour and shape to what are presently only names. Some of Mr. Rackham’s pictures are pure poems - they set you dreaming.”

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        Döbeln 1883 - 1970 Radolfzell). Mädchenkopf. Orig.-Holzschnitt von 1920. Verso typographisch bezeichnet. 25,5 x 17 cm. Unter Passepartout.

      1920 - Leicht schräggelegter Mädchenkopf mit melancholischem Blick, Haare im Pagenschnitt und die Arme nach oben gerichtet. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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