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        African-American Soldier's Handwritten Mexican Border Journal: Diary of a Crute Buglar in the Army

      Camp Furlong (Columbus), New Mexico, 1920. Stiff wraps. Good to Very Good. Approximately 4" x 5.5". Original paper wrapper with hand-drawn/colored portrait on front. 140 un-numbered pages including a "dictionary" of army slang at the rear. Original art (a second self-portrait) frontispiece and six other hand-drawn illustrations (centipede, road runner, Zuni Indian, other soldiers) in the text. Five additional drawings (other soldiers), four clipped newspaper photographs, and a postally used YMCA envelope front (Camp Furlong return address and Columbus, New Mexico postmark) are laid in. Generally clean pages; legible handwriting. Rear cover missing. Worn, soiled, and faded front cover has been neatly reattached. The laid in items show some wear. This amazing journal was kept by an African-American "crute" (recruit) bugler assigned to one of the famous Buffalo Soldier units of the U. S. Army, the 24th Infantry Regiment, at the tail-end of the hostilities along the Mexican border. Although Lance Corporal Price was an entertaining writer and engaging illustrator, except for his bugling and marksmanship, he was an abysmal soldier. Price was, by his own account, a drunken, violent, thief who spent the majority of his time avoiding work, womanizing, assaulting others, and smuggling alcohol from Mexico. The diary is exceptionally entertaining and a fascinating documentation of enlisted life in an African-American infantry unit guarding the Mexican border. Some of the highlights include: "Arrived at Columbus. . . . Time is eleven thirty P.M. . . . Went to camp was given two blankets and sent to an empty barracks to sleep on soft side of board. killed centipede five inches long. . . . Had breakfast . . . rice garnished with cactus thorns, gravy mixed with lumps of flour as large as dice. Coffee with sand instead of sugar. Bread filled with bugs. was hungry and ate everything with relish and got seconds. * Stole black necktie went up town was ordered back by M.P. went to library to write diary. . . . Learned how to skip drill by putting on fatigue clothes and going up town on water wagon. . . . Told Sgt. C. I was a prize fighter and he told me to start training at once. I won't have any drill. * Everything is sand and mesquite bushes, cactis and adobe huts. The sun shines ten hours a day and no rain. Wild life is beautiful. Jack rabbits, quail, grouse, road runners, rattlesnakes fer de lances, horned toads, scorpions and gila monsters. . . . lance corporals and 2nd Lieuts are also classed with the lowest of the animal class. * The town is pretty place with everything adobe and frame building and nearly every building is full of bullet holes where Villa raided town in 1916. . . . Visited the Green top house where Villa's raiders killed fifteen people . . . found three bullet to fit Mauser rifle and broken knife blade went in room where women were killed and slept until supper time. . . . * Told Corporal Vest I wanted to be a bugler he said he would try me out and after I blew twenty calls he said I should report to 1st Sgt. Robinson of B. Co. who sent me to Sr. Bugler Sam Smalls . . . I will be sitting on top of the world. * I am now in guard house for hitting a man with pistol, showing insubordination towards an officer. . . .solitary confinement. . . . a beautiful place here underground . . . is cool and nice . . . Smalls slipped me a carton of dopes, candles, books, and matches so . . . I am having a nice time. . . . . Went out on detail with prisoners guarded by Emma Gee (machine gunner) who has a record of shooting two men . . . he carries a riot gun and pistol. . . . Met Colonel French this morning. had an interview with him in my office (cell No. 2) and he told Provost Marshall to release me as buglers were scarce and B Co. needed me. * Had fight with Tony Rose got a nice beating. Am going to fight him some other time. . . . Am studying Espanole. Am getting along fine. Can ask for things and curse. . . . I can beat the world. . . . Went to the Western Front Caberet and talked to Madam Leon she wanted to sell me a quart of Pulque, but I wouldn't pay twelve bucks for it. So when she left I stole it. [Bought] 15 cartons of dopes (cigarettes), five pounds of tobacco, nine pipes, and ten pounds of chocolate candy costing me twenty-four dollars and seventy cents. . . . Sold junk and cleared seventeen dollars for my self and ten dollars for the pulque. * Was sent to Carlsbad to bring back prisoners. . . . eight guards escorted sixteen prisoners. All Mexicans from Villa's detachment. . . . All hardboiled I wish one would run so I could knock him off. I hate Mexican men and love their women. * I am half drunk all the time. . . . We can get it right over the line anything Jose Cuervo, Tequila, mescal, pulque, gin, San Miguel, Aguardiente and Canadian Club. I drink Jose (Hosy) and Tequila most of the time. . . . A woman uptown I wanted to raise H-l up there in her house and she called me a name I didn't like so I pinged her on her head with a quart bottle and Sgt. P. hit me with his pistol and I went out for the count. Came to . . . and stole her quart of Jose Cuervo and nine bucks. * C.O. searched my locker and found my six quarts of liquour and confiscated it. Now I must find a way to steal it back. I still have a pint of lemon extract to get drunk with. . . . Stole my liquor back and more besides. . . . Had a fight today with Jose O Jesus a Porto Rican. He pulled a knife on me and I used my pistol on his head. . . . I may get charged again. . . . 1Sgt R--- is trying to find out where I get my liquor. . . . If he knew I was getting it from his wife I guess he would see if I was bulletproof. She buys it from some Mexican and gives it to me. I stand in good. * They started what they call w Death Patrole a mounted detail who shoot first and halt you afterwards. They are trying to break up smuggling over the line. If they do that how am I going to live, why I supply half the town with silk and satin and I even flooded the recruits with Mexican money for good U. S. dinero. what will I do oh my. . . .Must go over the line tonight . . . to trade for liquor. I have enough for ten gallons of tequila. I must make three trips and each one a different way to a different cache. . . . If I can keep from drinking I'll get there alright. * Am going to call on Senorita Delores . . . a new one who just came over the lines last night. She has no passport but I signed a paper. . . . I got a chance to make good with her. I think she is a "Snow Bird" (dope fiend) she looks it and acts it. If she is I will make her pay me to keep quiet. . . . That damned Mexican girls is a hop head she smokes Marijuana and some other dope. refused to pay me . . . I can't snitch on anyone but if I find her selling to any jokers in my Co. or Regiment up she goes. . . . * Just to think I have been here two months and know the ropes already. . . . I can steal better than Fagan and lie. * Been out on patrol with Denton. Haven't sighted the enemy yet. They gave us some pigeons to carry messages back to P.C. but we had a nice pigeon roast. Denton cooks a nice meal pigeon stuffed with acorns and cactus shoots. * Drunk as usual today. Just got sober go on guard at 4:30 this P. M. . . . . I am going to get drunk for meanness today. . . . Top kick gave me a good talking but I don't know what it was because I was all doped up from smoking marijuana. . . . A boy got shot in guard house this evening some joker thought his rifle was empty and pulled th trigger. . . . I have felt bad every since. * Was busted today I am now just plain Bugler Edward C. Price. The charges against me are D.D.D. (drunk, dirty, and disorderly), bringing women in camp after night, resisting officers and trying to drive truck. Never again. I am off Jose Cuervo it makes you crazy I am going to stick to tequila and mescal it just makes you drunk. . . . War Horse read the 92nd article of war and gave me hell and my stripes back again. * Smuggled some junk over the line today. I had short armed inspection (penis check for venereal disease). This morning I stole a bottle of Bay Rum and am going to get drunk off it. . . . Am sick again today I think the Bay Rum and Lilac de France made me sick. I shall drink red ink from now on. . . . Just found out our marching compasses are filled with alcohol. Am going to open one up and drink the contents. . . . Just sold my six wrist watches to some Yaqui Indians. * Everyone is getting ready for Thanksgiving. . . . The cookie has nearly three hundred pies made and my gang has planned to rob him tonight. . . . Raided mess hall and got forty four pies we are sitting pretty now. . . . Company was lined up this morning and finger prints taken. . . . I left no fingerprints because I had on rubber gloves. * Thanksgiving. No drill, nothing to do but eat, sleep drink???? and take it easy. . . . I guess this will be my last entry . . . because a girl has asked me to send it to her to read so I am going to put an Army dictionary in the back. I hope the one who reads it enjoys theirselves as much as I did while writing it and also the pictures that I have tried to draw." Exceptionally scarce. Other well-written, self-illustrated journals from Buffalo Soldiers protecting the Mexican Border simply do not exist. None in the trade. No auction results at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub, and no institutional holdings per OCLC.

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        Voyages avec ma Pipe.

      Les Editions G. Crès et Cie, 1920. Bretagne et campagne, Paris, Banlieue, Province, Belgique et Hollande, Europe et Amérique, exemplaire unique enrichi de nombreuses eaux - fortes en plusieurs états, certaines rehaussées à la gouache, par le peintre bordelais C. Berjole, 1 vol. in - 12 rel. plein veau orange, dos lisse orné, couv. cons., n.r., Les Editions G. Crès et Cie, Paris, 1920, 262 pp. (circa 1923 pour les illustrations). Exceptionnel exemplaire du peintre et illustrateur bordelais Charles Berjole, contenant 14 gravures, chacune en 2 ou 3 états, dont certaines rehaussées au pastel. Bel exemplaire (dos lég. passé, parfait état par ailleurs, qq. annotations de l'illustrateur en tables) de cet "unica", dont il ne semble pas qu'elle ait eu de suite dans un tirage commercial. Charles Berjole fut sollicité comme illustrateurs par divers auteurs, dont Henri Duvernois. Français

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        Le Roman de la Momie

      F. Ferroud, 1920. Un des 100 exemplaires sur Japon impérial contenant deux états des eaux - fortes, dont un état avec remarque et la suite à part des bois en noir sur Chine, Compositions originales de Georges Rochegrosse gravées à l'eau - forte par E. Decisy, 1 vol. grand in - 8 reliure plein maroquin havane mosaïquée avec motifs égyptiens, couv. et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée R. M. Mompes, F. Ferroud, Paris, 1920 Bel exemplaire sur Japon impérial (n°105 réservé à M. Brettes, avec mention manuscrite de l'éditeur Ferroud), relié dans une intéressante reliure mosaïquée aux motifs égyptiens antiques (un timbre récent à l'effigie de Théophile Gautier a été contrecollé sur la couverture conservée), avec les eaux - fortes en deux états, la suite sur bois à part et un beau - portrait de Georges Rochegrosse. Magnifique ouvrage. Français

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        Le côte de Guermantes

      Nrf, 1920. - Nrf, Paris 1920, 14x19,5cm, broché sous étui. - Edizione su carta corrente, falso ingresso di terza edizione. autografo prezioso firmato da Marcel Proust a André Salmon. Due perdite minori sul retro che hanno anche piccola e sapiente restauro. Doppio giunto scorrevole errata. Nelle sue "Memorie senza fine" Salmon racconta le circostanze della "incontro" tra due improbabile mondo letterario che hanno poco strofinato le spalle, il bohemien Montparnos e salotti aristocratici frequentato da Proust: "se non sapevo Proust, noi colui che è venuto da me nel modo più squisito correspondu.C'est e anche il meno attendue.Je aveva appena dato alla nuova revisione francese (marzo 1920) una favola realistica: "il manichino di mogano" qualcosa che non avrei mai sospettato che potesse sedurre l'osservatore, il feroce adoratore, sì soggiogato e sprezzante della duchessa di Guermantes, Oriane, creatura odiosa degno di esposizione al pubblico. (...) Marcel Proust m ' subito ha scritto subito dopo la lettura di mogano modello. sarebbe anche fornire me con i libri, con dediche di pregio. probabilmente ho detto a Marcel Proust. non l'ho visitato. corrispondere con lui fosse stato per me. io non riuscivo ad andare al capezzale (...) e, in particolare, a sedersi tra i tanti i cui piaceri erano mai il mio. Naturalmente non si tratta di andare a unirsi a Marcel Proust a mezzanotte al Ritz dove sono poco conosciuti personnel.Ai mi sbaglio? in ogni caso, Marcel Proust non ha rancore mi ha tenuto. Avrebbe potuto frainteso, indovinato. Egli non solo mi ha scritto di nuovo, ma ha scritto per gli altri con l'intento di usarla. "Infatti, a seguito della pubblicazione di questo nuovo Proust ha suggerito il nome di Salmon River con quello per l'ottenimento di due borse di studio Blumenthal, purtroppo salmone aveva già raggiunto il limite di età ed è stato Andrea che ha vinto il secondo Thérive . Andre supporto Salmon borsa di studio non imparare questo fino al 1951 quando ho letto nella Revue de Paris di lettere inedite di Proust a E. Jealous: "stacco che, come il mio scopo è stato così gentile da scrivere da brividi febbre (...): "la tua conclusione sembra essere di salmone, che è anche quella che avevo smesso con Gide credo che la ragione abbiamo sostenuto (il prezzo permetterà di fare. fare giornalismo) è molto cattivo. Ma il talento è una ragione sufficiente. (...) ". (Cfr A. Salmon, Ricordi senza fine, p. 807 - 809) La nostra copia viene presentato in un caso pieno marocco nero, liscio indietro, velluto kaki rivestimenti in pelle di agnello, il tutto firmato T. Boichot. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de troisième édition. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust à André Salmon. Deux petits manques sur le dos qui comportent également de petites et habiles restaurations. Double feuillet d'errata joint. Dans ses "Souvenirs sans fin", Salmon relate les circonstances de cette "rencontre" improbable entre deux univers littéraires qui se sont peu côtoyés, la bohème des Montparnos et les salons aristocratiques que fréquentait Proust :"Si je n'ai pas connu Proust, nous avons correspondu.C'est lui qui vint à moi, de la façon la plus exquise et aussi la moins attendue.Je venais de donner à la Nouvelle Revue Française (mars 1920) une fable réaliste: "Le Mannequin d'acajou", quelque chose dont je n'aurais jamais soupçonné que cela pût séduire l'observateur, le féroce adorateur, oui subjugué et méprisant, de la duchesse de Guermantes, Oriane, haïssable créature digne de l'exposition publique. (...) Marcel Proust m'écrivit dès aussitôt sa lecture de Mannequin d'acajou. Il m'offrirait aussi de ses livres, avec de précieuses dédicaces. Sans doute ai - je répondu à Marcel Proust. Je ne lui ai pas rendu visite. Correspondre avec lui comptait pour moi. Je n'ai pu me résoudre à me rendre à son chevet (...) et, surtout, à m'asseoir parmi tant d'autres dont les délectations ne furent jamais les miennes. Bien entendu pas question d'aller joindre Marcel Proust à minuit, au Ritz où je suis peu connu du personnel.Ai - je eu tort? en tout cas, Marcel Proust ne m'en garda pas rancune. Il put m'avoir bien compris, deviné. Non seulement il m'écrivit encore, mais il écrivit à d'autres dans l'intention de me servir. "En effet, à la suite de la publication de cette nouvelle Proust proposa le nom de Salmon avec celui de Rivière pour l'obtention des deux bourses Blumenthal, malheureusement Salmon avait déja atteint l'age limite et ce fut André Thérive qui obtint la seconde bourse. André Salmon n'apprendra ce soutien qu'en 1951 en lisant dans la Revue de Paris des lettres inédites de Proust à E. Jaloux: "Je détache celle qu'à mon propos il eut la gentillesse d'écrire, en grelottant de fièvre (...):"Votre conclusion semble donc être Salmon, ce qui est d'ailleurs celle à laquelle je m'étais arrêté avec Gide. Je trouve que la raison qu'on a fait valoir (le prix lui permettra de ne pas faire de journalisme) est très mauvaise. Mais le talent est une raison suffisante. (...) ". (Cf. A. Salmon, Souvenirs sans fin, p. 807 - 809)  Notre exemplaire est présenté dans un coffret en plein maroquin noir, dos lisse, doublures d'agneau velours kaki, ensemble signé Goy & Vilaine.

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        Hegel und der Staat. Gedruckt mit Unterstützung der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Erster Band: Lebensstationen (1770-1806). Zweiter Band: Weltepochen (1806-1831).

      München und Berlin, R.Oldenbourg, 1920. - Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 XVI,252 (2),VI,260 S. Orig.Pappbände. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung: " Unserm verehrten Freund und Lehrer Dr. Karl Korsch zur Erinnerung an das Hegel-Seminar im Sommersemester 1921 seine dankbaren Schüler Hanna Kosterlitz, Kurt May, Ernst Nathan". Gute Pappbände, an den Kapitalen wenig bestoßen. Von Karl Korsch durchgearbeitetes Exemplar. Die Durcharbeitung materialisiert sich in in einigen Anstreichungen am Rande, Ausrufezeichen und (weniger) Fragezeichen. An 6 Stellen ein einzelner Begriff in seiner Kurzschrift ( weiterentwickelte Gabelsberger ) sowie an einer Stelle 3 Zeilen Kommentar in seiner Kurzschrift. Hanna Kosterlitz hatte noch 1949 mit Karl Korsch schriftlichen Kontakt. Das Hegelseminar fand wohl in Jena statt, wo Korsch in dieser Zeit Privatdozent war. 1920 gründete Korsch in Jena eine Räteschule, 1921 hielt er eine Übung über Hegels Rechtsphilosophie.

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        Die Legende vom weltverkommenen Sonka. (Gedichte) // Steinzeichnungen auf Vorsatz und Umschlag sind von Artur Berger.

      Leipzig , Wien , Zürich :E.P. Tal u. Co. Verlag, 1920. 1. Auflage 40 S. gebundene Ausgabe gutes Exemplar, Einband etw. vergilbt, Kanten etw. bestoßen G1000a Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        African-American Soldier's Handwritten Mexican Border Journal: Diary of a Crute Buglar in the Army

      Camp Furlong (Columbus), New Mexico, 1920. Stiff wraps. Good to Very Good. Approximately 4" x 5.5". Original paper wrapper with hand-drawn/colored portrait on front. 140 un-numbered pages including a "dictionary" of army slang at the rear. Original art (a second self-portrait) frontispiece and six other hand-drawn illustrations (centipede, road runner, Zuni Indian, other soldiers) in the text. Five additional drawings (other soldiers), four clipped newspaper photographs, and a postally used YMCA envelope front (Camp Furlong return address and Columbus, New Mexico postmark) are laid in. Generally clean pages; legible handwriting. Rear cover missing. Worn, soiled, and faded front cover has been neatly reattached. The laid in items show some wear. This amazing journal was kept by an African-American "crute" (recruit) bugler assigned to one of the famous Buffalo Soldier units of the U. S. Army, the 24th Infantry Regiment, at the tail-end of the hostilities along the Mexican border. Although Lance Corporal Price was an entertaining writer and engaging illustrator, except for his bugling and marksmanship, he was an abysmal soldier. Price was, by his own account, a drunken, violent, thief who spent the majority of his time avoiding work, womanizing, assaulting others, and smuggling alcohol from Mexico. The diary is exceptionally entertaining and a fascinating documentation of enlisted life in an African-American infantry unit guarding the Mexican border. Some of the highlights include: "Arrived at Columbus. . . . Time is eleven thirty P.M. . . . Went to camp was given two blankets and sent to an empty barracks to sleep on soft side of board. killed centipede five inches long. . . . Had breakfast . . . rice garnished with cactus thorns, gravy mixed with lumps of flour as large as dice. Coffee with sand instead of sugar. Bread filled with bugs. was hungry and ate everything with relish and got seconds. * Stole black necktie went up town was ordered back by M.P. went to library to write diary. . . . Learned how to skip drill by putting on fatigue clothes and going up town on water wagon. . . . Told Sgt. C. I was a prize fighter and he told me to start training at once. I won't have any drill. * Everything is sand and mesquite bushes, cactis and adobe huts. The sun shines ten hours a day and no rain. Wild life is beautiful. Jack rabbits, quail, grouse, road runners, rattlesnakes fer de lances, horned toads, scorpions and gila monsters. . . . lance corporals and 2nd Lieuts are also classed with the lowest of the animal class. * The town is pretty place with everything adobe and frame building and nearly every building is full of bullet holes where Villa raided town in 1916. . . . Visited the Green top house where Villa's raiders killed fifteen people . . . found three bullet to fit Mauser rifle and broken knife blade went in room where women were killed and slept until supper time. . . . * Told Corporal Vest I wanted to be a bugler he said he would try me out and after I blew twenty calls he said I should report to 1st Sgt. Robinson of B. Co. who sent me to Sr. Bugler Sam Smalls . . . I will be sitting on top of the world. * I am now in guard house for hitting a man with pistol, showing insubordination towards an officer. . . .solitary confinement. . . . a beautiful place here underground . . . is cool and nice . . . Smalls slipped me a carton of dopes, candles, books, and matches so . . . I am having a nice time. . . . . Went out on detail with prisoners guarded by Emma Gee (machine gunner) who has a record of shooting two men . . . he carries a riot gun and pistol. . . . Met Colonel French this morning. had an interview with him in my office (cell No. 2) and he told Provost Marshall to release me as buglers were scarce and B Co. needed me. * Had fight with Tony Rose got a nice beating. Am going to fight him some other time. . . . Am studying Espanole. Am getting along fine. Can ask for things and curse. . . . I can beat the world. . . . Went to the Western Front Caberet and talked to Madam Leon she wanted to sell me a quart of Pulque, but I wouldn't pay twelve bucks for it. So when she left I stole it. [Bought] 15 cartons of dopes (cigarettes), five pounds of tobacco, nine pipes, and ten pounds of chocolate candy costing me twenty-four dollars and seventy cents. . . . Sold junk and cleared seventeen dollars for my self and ten dollars for the pulque. * Was sent to Carlsbad to bring back prisoners. . . . eight guards escorted sixteen prisoners. All Mexicans from Villa's detachment. . . . All hardboiled I wish one would run so I could knock him off. I hate Mexican men and love their women. * I am half drunk all the time. . . . We can get it right over the line anything Jose Cuervo, Tequila, mescal, pulque, gin, San Miguel, Aguardiente and Canadian Club. I drink Jose (Hosy) and Tequila most of the time. . . . A woman uptown I wanted to raise H-l up there in her house and she called me a name I didn't like so I pinged her on her head with a quart bottle and Sgt. P. hit me with his pistol and I went out for the count. Came to . . . and stole her quart of Jose Cuervo and nine bucks. * C.O. searched my locker and found my six quarts of liquour and confiscated it. Now I must find a way to steal it back. I still have a pint of lemon extract to get drunk with. . . . Stole my liquor back and more besides. . . . Had a fight today with Jose O Jesus a Porto Rican. He pulled a knife on me and I used my pistol on his head. . . . I may get charged again. . . . 1Sgt R--- is trying to find out where I get my liquor. . . . If he knew I was getting it from his wife I guess he would see if I was bulletproof. She buys it from some Mexican and gives it to me. I stand in good. * They started what they call w Death Patrole a mounted detail who shoot first and halt you afterwards. They are trying to break up smuggling over the line. If they do that how am I going to live, why I supply half the town with silk and satin and I even flooded the recruits with Mexican money for good U. S. dinero. what will I do oh my. . . .Must go over the line tonight . . . to trade for liquor. I have enough for ten gallons of tequila. I must make three trips and each one a different way to a different cache. . . . If I can keep from drinking I'll get there alright. * Am going to call on Senorita Delores . . . a new one who just came over the lines last night. She has no passport but I signed a paper. . . . I got a chance to make good with her. I think she is a "Snow Bird" (dope fiend) she looks it and acts it. If she is I will make her pay me to keep quiet. . . . That damned Mexican girls is a hop head she smokes Marijuana and some other dope. refused to pay me . . . I can't snitch on anyone but if I find her selling to any jokers in my Co. or Regiment up she goes. . . . * Just to think I have been here two months and know the ropes already. . . . I can steal better than Fagan and lie. * Been out on patrol with Denton. Haven't sighted the enemy yet. They gave us some pigeons to carry messages back to P.C. but we had a nice pigeon roast. Denton cooks a nice meal pigeon stuffed with acorns and cactus shoots. * Drunk as usual today. Just got sober go on guard at 4:30 this P. M. . . . . I am going to get drunk for meanness today. . . . Top kick gave me a good talking but I don't know what it was because I was all doped up from smoking marijuana. . . . A boy got shot in guard house this evening some joker thought his rifle was empty and pulled th trigger. . . . I have felt bad every since. * Was busted today I am now just plain Bugler Edward C. Price. The charges against me are D.D.D. (drunk, dirty, and disorderly), bringing women in camp after night, resisting officers and trying to drive truck. Never again. I am off Jose Cuervo it makes you crazy I am going to stick to tequila and mescal it just makes you drunk. . . . War Horse read the 92nd article of war and gave me hell and my stripes back again. * Smuggled some junk over the line today. I had short armed inspection (penis check for venereal disease). This morning I stole a bottle of Bay Rum and am going to get drunk off it. . . . Am sick again today I think the Bay Rum and Lilac de France made me sick. I shall drink red ink from now on. . . . Just found out our marching compasses are filled with alcohol. Am going to open one up and drink the contents. . . . Just sold my six wrist watches to some Yaqui Indians. * Everyone is getting ready for Thanksgiving. . . . The cookie has nearly three hundred pies made and my gang has planned to rob him tonight. . . . Raided mess hall and got forty four pies we are sitting pretty now. . . . Company was lined up this morning and finger prints taken. . . . I left no fingerprints because I had on rubber gloves. * Thanksgiving. No drill, nothing to do but eat, sleep drink???? and take it easy. . . . I guess this will be my last entry . . . because a girl has asked me to send it to her to read so I am going to put an Army dictionary in the back. I hope the one who reads it enjoys theirselves as much as I did while writing it and also the pictures that I have tried to draw." Exceptionally scarce. Other well-written, self-illustrated journals from Buffalo Soldiers protecting the Mexican Border simply do not exist. None in the trade. No auction results at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub, and no institutional holdings per OCLC.

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        La Legende du Roi Arthur

      H. Piazza, Paris - (1920). One of 1500 numbered copies. Illustrated with 22 full-page mounted color plates with lettered tissue guards, by Rackham. Rebound in three-quarter green morocco over marbled boards. Spine with raised bands and titles in gilt. Spine and corners faded to brown. Some light scuffing to the spine, else a very good to fine copy with the contents fresh and the original covers bound in. A scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA LÈGENDE DU ROI ARTHUR et des Chevaliers de la Table Ronde. D?Après les Textes Anciens. By Alexander Arnoux.

      L?Édition d?Art H. Piazza ... Paris 1920. . 4to. [iv] + 112pp. + [i]. Dec. border to limitation leaf, dec. border and vignette to t.p., dec. border throughout, 16 cold. mounted plates, profusely ills. with dec. initial letters and ills. including 6 full page. Some very light browning, marbled e.ps., gilt rule edged half crushed morocco, dec. gilt edged raised bands and gilt lettering to lightly sunned spine, a.e.g. No.; 624 of a Limited Edition of 1500 Copies. Latimore and Haskell, p. 47. Alexandre Arnoux (1884?1973) French screenwriter, who created this epic vision of the character of Arthur and his knights of the Round Table at the court of Camelot, just prior to his screen writing career. US$558

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 12. X. 1920. - 1 S. 8vo. An eine namentlich nicht genannte Adressatin: "Leider ist es mir im Oktober nicht möglich nach Weimar zu kommen. Es ist tatsächlich fast jeder Tag durch einen Vortrag besetzt, und an den 4 Tagen, die ich frei habe, muss meine Familie bei der größten Bescheidenheit schließlich doch ihre Ansprüche stellen. Es ist recht schade, läßt sich aber nicht ändern [ ]". - Gelocht. - Lettow-Vorbeck war 1900/01 an der Niederwerfung des Boxeraufstandes in China beteiligt, kämpfte von 1904-07 als Hauptmann gegen die Hereros und Hottentotten in Deutsch-Südwestafrika und wurde 1913 Kommandeur der Schutztruppe in Deutsch-Ostafrika. Gegen Ende des Ersten Weltkriegs ergab sich L.-V. den alliierten Truppen, kehrte nach Deutschland zurück und wurde in die Reichswehr übernommen. Wegen seiner Beteiligung am Kapp-Putsch 1920 entlassen, wurde er Abgeordneter der Deutschnationalen Volkspartei im Reichstag und schloß sich 1930 der Konservativen Volkspartei an. Daneben unternahm er Vortragsreisen und veröffentlichte einige Bücher über seine Tätigkeit in Afrika. Vgl. Kosch IX, 1316.

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        Chronique de la Grande Guerre

      Plon, 1920. - Plon, Paris 1920 - 1924, 13,5x19,5cm, 14 volumes brochés. - Edition originale, un des 1150 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil.Quelques petites déchirures sans gravité et sans manque sur certains dos qui sont légèrement insolés.Agréable ensemble à toutes marges et complet en 14 volumes. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 1150 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil. Quelques petites déchirures sans gravité et sans manque sur certains dos qui sont légèrement insolés. Agréable ensemble à toutes marges et complet en 14 volumes.

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        Collection of 37 photographs of Kioto and surroundings.

      1920. ca. 1920. Original photographs, silver prints, 10 x 15 cm, on mounts. Contents: Arashiyma, Nagaru Castle, Chery Danee, Kinkukuri Temple, Niyo Castle, Ginkakuri Temple, Amidagamine, Nigatsuda Naru, Gate of Nishi Honganyu Temple, Nishikongwani Temple, Kiomizo Temple, Higashi Otani Temple, Gate of Dangyo Kuden Temple, Seta Bridge, Shimogamio park, Lake Birva, Theatre pictures, Girls in garden, and at work with painting and flowerarranging. KEYWORDS:japan/kioto/photo

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        HANSEL AND GRETHEL AND OTHER TALES

      Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 1920. 1st thus edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Originally published in Grimm's Fairy Tales (1909), re-issued separately in this edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Top edge blue. 20 colour tipped-in plates. B/w text illustrations. 159 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners bumped, gilt to spine has faded. Some light wrinkling of cloth at top edges. Pale browning to endpapers. Contents clean. All plates present and in fine condition. Scarce dustwrapper is edge worn/torn, browned to spine with slight loss at top and tail and repaired tears to top edge of front panel (old tape marks evident from repairs on verso). [R]

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        Le côté de Guermantes I

      Nrf, 1920. - Nrf, Paris 1920, 14x19cm, relié. - Edizione su carta corrente, falsa dichiarazione di decima edizione. Binding metà marocco nero con gli angoli, di nuovo con cinque nervi, denominata "Ex. Lucien Descaves" intera, piatti carta marmorizzata, contreplats e guardie pettinati carta, copertine e dorsi conservati, testa dorata, firmato vincolante Goy & Vilaine. autografo prezioso firmato da Marcel Proust a Lucien Descaves sulla prima guardia. Bellissimo esemplare completamente stabilite. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de dixième édition. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, mention "Ex. Lucien Descaves" en pied, plats de papier jaspé, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Proust à Lucien Descaves sur la première garde. Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        Lettera autografa inviata da Giacomo Puccini all'amico Carlo Clausetti, datata 4 dicembre 1920.

      - Lettera autografa ad inchiostro in formato cm.17,5x13,2, compilata solo alla prima e alla quarta facciata rispettivamente su 10 e 4 righe. Nella missiva Puccini comunica all'amico, affettuosamente chiamato "Claudio", che "accludo foglio firmato, attendo fogli Manon e Butt[erfly]: spero arrivino prima di martedì perché parto per Orbetello". Seguono al verso i saluti di rito. Classica grafia del Maestro, con buona firma "G.Puccini". Allegata busta affrancata e viaggiata, con indirizzo del destinatario a Milano, presso la sede di Casa Ricordi in Via Berchet, 2. Carlo Clausetti (Napoli, 1869-1943), anch'egli compositore, ereditò dal padre la direzione della succursale napoletana di Casa Ricordi, per poi divenirne direttore artistico nel 1912 e gerente nel 1919 assieme a Renzo Valcarenghi, incarico da lui tenuto fino al 1940. Fu lui a trattare per conto di Puccini l'acquisto di un pianoforte a gran coda "Steinway", celebre marca di cui era rappresentante per l'Italia, un pianoforte su cui Puccini compose gran parte della sua ultima opera incompiuta, "Turandot". Il cimelio è oggi conservato presso la casa natale del musicista a Lucca. E' possibile che la lettera sia in riferimento ad una esecuzione di "Madama Butterfly" del 9 dicembre 1920 al Teatro Carcano. 50 gr.

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        Signed Photograph

      1920. unbound. 7.5 x 5.5 inches with a 1.25-inch white border, no place, no date, circa 1920. This photo depicts a goateed Grey in full Western garb, right arm draped around his horse's saddle while holding onto his hat. Strong signature in blue ink on bottom right portion of photo. Fine. Author whose novels presented an idealized version of the Old West.

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        Poemi. [Poems.]

      Maid, Sofia 1920 - One of hundred copies published with five woodcuts (additional 1000 copies were published with four illustrations). A woodcut illustration on rear cover. First edition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, with Poe's woodcut portrait by Felix Vallotton on front panel, that is repeated on frontispiece. Bound with black string. (1 [illustrated frontispiece), (18) leaves, and 5 plates with illustrations. One of hundred copies of the collection of Bulgarian translations of sixteen poems by Edgar Allen Poe, among them "The Raven", with five full page illustrations by Sirak Skitnik, and Felix Vallotton's portrait of Poe. Sirak Skitnik [Panaiot Todorov Hristov; 1883-1943] was a Bulgarian paiter. He studied painting at the private school of Leon Bakst, and became member of "Mir iskusstva" the circle around the Russian art magazine with the same name, the centre of Russian revolutionary and avant-garde art. Presentation inscription of title page. Cover yellowed, slightly chipped at edges, rubbed. Inside clean. Overall a very good copy. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, with Poe's woodcut portrait by Felix Vallotton on front panel, that is repeated on frontispiece. Bound with black string [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Association Football

      C. Arthur Pearson 1920 - Early and rare instructional book about Association Football. Kenneth Hunt played for Wolverhampton Wanderers, scoring in the 1908 FA Cup Final and played twice for England. He also won an Olympic Gold Medal at the 1908 Olympics. 8vo. 91pp. Illustrated board covers, lightly rubbed. The front board has come loose. The spine is chipped with only parts of the title now visible. Very rare.

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        This Side of Paradise

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1920.. First edition. Octavo, pp. 305. Bound in recent dark green full Morocco with raised bands and gilt titles and tooling to spine, gilt ruled margin to front and back. Top edge gilt fore-edge uncut, green marbled endpapers. Some spotting to the prelims, otherwise a nice clean copy in an attractive modern binding. The Jazz-age author's second novel; Amory Blaine, intent on rebelling against his staid, Midwestern upbringing, longs to acquire the patina of Eastern sophistication. In his quest for sexual and intellectual enlightenment, he progresses through a series of relationships, until he is cast out into the real world.

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        Die Legende vom weltverkommenen Sonka. (Gedichte) // Steinzeichnungen auf Vorsatz und Umschlag sind von Artur Berger.

      Leipzig , Wien , Zürich :E.P. Tal u. Co. Verlag, 1920 - 40 S. gutes Exemplar, Einband etw. vergilbt, Kanten etw. bestoßen G1000a *.* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 270 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        This Side Of Paradise

      Charles Scribners Sons 1920 - Charles Scribners Sons, New York, 1920. First Edition, First Printing. One of 3,000 copies published on March 26, 1920. Copyright page states, "published April, 1920". This is the dark blue/green "B" cloth edition with the title on the front cover blind-stamped and the titles on the spine gilt. There were over 12 printings of over 49,000 copies of early editions published in 1920 and 1921. The front free end papers have been torn out of this copy and the front hinge has been previously repaired. There are a few spots on front cover at top and a slight dent on the spine midway. Some brown spotting on several pages in first section. A few page edge tears. Light spots on rear free end paper and pastedown. Otherwise a very good copy of a VERY scarce book and Fitzgerald's first novel. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RELATIVITY The special and the General Theory A popular exposition Translated by Robert W Lawson D Sc

      Methuen & co.Ltd. London. 1920. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.3 inches). Portrait frontis and five line diagrams within the text. Complete with the 8pp publishers adverts at back of book. Some minor spotting to the first few pages otherwise a clean, bright copy in recent full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed with rough edges. ------ This important translation, apart from being the first English edition, also contains new text written by Einstein specially for this edition-- Appendix III, The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity.

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        Die Chapliniade. Eine Kinodichtung (Filmdichtung). Mit vier Zeichnungen von Fernand Léger.

      Dresden, Rudolf Kaemmerer Verlag, 1920. Gr.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband 42 S. Originaler Illustrierter Karton von Hans Blanke mit grünem Kopfschnitt. Buchrücken u. Ecken berieben u. betoßen, Kopf u. Fuß abgegriffen, Überzugspapier zwischen Außengelenk und Rücken am Vorderdeckel teilweise abgegangen, innen sauber, insgesamt gutes u. seltenes Exemplar. - Square octavo. Original cream paper boards printed in black, Charlie Chaplin design with pink and green labels to front board by Hans Blanke. Text in German. Four black and white illustrations by Fernand Léger. Boards and spine a little darkened, closed tears to head and tail of spine. An good copy. First edition, first impression. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Erste Ausgabe deutschen Autoren, Deutsche Literatur nach 1900, Illustrierte Ausgabe

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        Das Marienleben - [Epitomae in divae parthenices Mariae historiam].

      - Folio (405 x 310 mm). 20 Holzschnitte, davon 19 mit lateinischem Distichon von Benedictus Chelidonius auf der Rückseite. Passepartoutartig montiert. Moderner bordeauxroter Maroquinband (signiert und datiert: H. Fikentscher, Leipzig 1920) mit Goldfileten und Titel "A. Dürer - Das Marienleben - Holzschnitte" auf dem Vorderdeckel in Goldprägung. In marmoriertem Pappschuber mit lederverstärkten Kanten. Nürnberg, [Hieronmyus Höltzel] per Albertum Durer pictorem. Anno christiano Millesimo quingentesimo undecimo (1511). Prachtvolles, für die Bibliothek des grossen deutsch-französischen Bibliophilen Hans Fürstenberg (1890-1982) in Ganzmaroquin gebundenes Exemplar mit klaren Abzügen der kompletten Folge von Albrecht Dürers Marienleben, die umfangreichste und mit die populärste seiner grossen Holzschnittfolgen. Albrecht Dürer gab die zwanzig Holzschnitte zwischen 1502 und 1510 zuerst als Einblattdrucke heraus ehe er sie 1511 entsprechend den Stationen der Vita Mariens geordnet, als Buch und neu mit den unabhängig von den Graphikblättern entstandenen lateinische Distichen des Nürnberger Humanisten Benedictus Chelidonius (1460-1521) gedruckt verlegte. Mit Ausnahme des Titelholzschnitts sind die Verse jeweils auf der linken Buchseite neben dem rechts stehenden Bild angeordnet. Allein die in Majuskeln gedruckten Ueberschriften der Distichen wurden für die Buchausgabe nachträglich verfasst. "Diese Ueberschriften und weniger die eigentlichen Verse entsprachen inhaltlich den Holzschnitten. Sie stellten so die Brücke zwischen Text und Holzschnitt her und wurden den Ansprüchen des Parallelabdruckes von Text und Holzschnitten gerecht" (Anna Scherbaum). Dürer veröffentlichte Das Leben Mariens zeitgleich mit der Passion und der Apokalypse. "Nach dem hochdramatischen Ton, in dem Leidensgeschichte und Weltuntergang vorgetragen wurden, fand Dürer im Marienleben zu einer den Stoff liebevoll ausmalenden, mit hohem Anspruch volkstümlichen Erzählungsweise. Die menschliche Figur ist aus ihrer dominierenden Stellung in der vordersten Bildebene verdrängt und findet auf den meisten Blättern ihren Platz innerhalb eines Raumes aus Architekturgliedern, deren Stellung und Abfolge durch Perspektivenkonstruktionen festgelegt ist. Auch dort wo eine Landschaft Schauplatz der Erzählung ist, wird mit Hilfe natürlicher Gegebenheiten ein solcher Bildraum geschaffen, in den die Figuren eingestellt sind" (Peter Strieder, Dürer [1981], S. 268). Die vermeintliche Lieblichkeit und Sorglosigkeit der Dürer-Holzschnitte, die das Leben Marias in eine 'gewöhnliche Welt' versetzten, verstellte lange den Blick der Forschung, und es "beginnt sich erst jüngst eine Vorstellung vom 'Marienleben' als humanistisches Buch in der kunstgeschichtlichen Forschung zu etablieren" (Anna Scherbaum). Die hier gebundene Folge der zwanzig Blätter entspricht keineswegs der Chronologie ihres Entstehens. Das früheste - Mariens Verehrung - wird auf 1502 datiert und war ursprünglich als Titelblatt gedacht. das letzte, das hier in der Erstausgabe noch ohne Text am Beginn steht, schuf der Künstler zuletzt. Die zwanzig bis fast zum Bildrand beschnittenen und hier aufwendig gebundenen Holzschnitte wurden passepartoutartig montiert, um die auf der Rückseite gedruckten lateinischen Distichen und die jeweils unten links befindlichen kleinen Stempel sichtbar zu halten. Der Titelholzschnitt 'Maria auf der Mondsichel' ist ohne gedruckten Text auf Vorder- und Rückseite. Er weist in der geraden Mantelkontur rechts eine 1 mm kurze Lücke auf wie bei Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum Nr. 166b erwähnt und ist ohne Wasserzeichen. Bei wenigen der nachfolgenden Holzschnittblätter wurde beim Text verso die erste Zeile vom Passepartoutrand verdeckt. Die meisten weisen das Weisserzeichen Dreieck mit Blume auf, wie sie Meder für die Exemplare der Buchausgabe auflistet). Alle zwanzig Holzschnitte weisen verso in Blei die Nr. A 560 auf sowie den kleinen Sammlungsstempel (Ochsenkopf), nach Frits Lugt von dem 1889 im schlesischen Reichenstein [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        AMERICAN BASE BALL CLUB. [spine title]

      1920. Commercial full-leather ledger, manufactured by Wm. H. Hoskins, "Blank Book Makers", 904 and 906 Chestnut St., Philadelphia. Metal clasp. Blue marbled paper eps. Binding well worn, with joints starting. Lacking bottom half of clasp. 1st 9 leaves excised. Many names overlaid with large check mark. Good only.. 151 ll of printed/lined ledger pages, numbered identically on facing pages. Printed column headings to leaf verso: Date / Player / From Club / Agreement / Class / Cost / Exchange / Remarks. Printed column headings to leaf recto: Date / Player / To Club / Agreement / Price / Exchange / Remarks. Folio. 14-1/4" x 15-1/4" An interesting, quite possibly unique, surviving artifact [we deduce to be] from the Philadelphia Athletics, recording player transactions from the early 1920s. From the 1921 Philadelphia Athletics roster [source: baseball-almanac dot com] of 36 players, we find over 20 individuals documented herein. For example, Walter "Lefty" Wolf played just one year, 1921, appearing in only 8 games with the Athletics, and on p. 13r we find him listed as a "Independent. Free Agent. For signing." Another example, Ralph "Cy" Perkins was a catcher for the team [1917 - 30], who appears on p. 21l. Frank Brazill, p. 14L, played for the Athletics in 1921 & 1922, where the remarks read: "To Atlanta - Agreement Apr 10/20" above which is inked, "Returned". Overall, over 175 names are listed [a few twice... different seasons?], with many having explanatory remarks such as source, contract costs, trades, etc. A wonderful primary informational source for the early 20th C. baseball historian.

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        Handwritten manuscript for the "Back Porch" skit

      New York: Hotel Astor, 1920. Handwritten Final Draft manuscript for the 1920s "Back Porch" vaudeville skit, seen here under the early working titles "Sleeping Porch" and "Porch Scene." Executed in holograph ink by W.C. Fields on Hotel Astor letterhead stationery. Also included is a typescript draft of the same work, with a few substantive edits in holograph pencil by Fields. A manuscript of titanic importance, showing the very link between W.C. Fields' many talents, which began with a long and successful career in vaudeville, then as an actor and screenwriter. Evidenced here in every dimension is the extreme attention to detail Fields gave his work. The hilarious-though-frustrating account of Fliverton, a disgruntled man who, despite his efforts, can't seem to escape the noise of his bustling neighborhood and take a nap on his sleeping porch. Interruptions include a crying baby, a newsboy, a faulty hammock, and his nagging wife. Fields began his career in vaudeville as a silent juggler, eventually earning the distinction of "world's greatest juggler" and an illustrious career in both silent and early "talkie" films. Variations of the famed "Back Porch" skit appeared in at least two Fields productions, including "It's the Old Army Game" (1926) and again in "It's a Gift" (1934). Manuscript 15 pages on hotel stationery, 9.5 x 6 inches, 4 pages not on stationery, 5.25 x 6.5 inches. Typescript 8.5 x 11 inches, with holograph pencil notations. Fine condition.

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        [Photo Album]: English Countryside

      England. [Circa 1920]. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10" x 13". String-tied black pebbled leather over paper boards. Contains 62 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 4" x 6" and 8" x 10", without captions. Near fine photo album with near fine photographs. A collection of amateur photography taken of the English countryside with the people in what appears to be clothing from the 1920s and visible billboard that places them in the East Sussex area of the country. The photographer used soft focus and matte paper reminiscent of the style of early 20th Century photographers such as Edward Steichen and Dorthea Lange. The photos concentrate on the landscape of the British country, with photos of old homes covered in ivy, romantic walkways, and stone bridges. The coast and small waterways are seen here as well as photos of creeks making their way through rock faces, and waves crashing on a rocky beach. A few of the images have human subjects, some posed, such as one of a girl in a bathing costume and swim cap on a rock, while others are candids of people working on a dock or walking down a road. The stonework of old churches is captured here as well as farm animals roaming in fields.A pleasing and artistic collection of images showing the natural beauty of the British country and the skills of an amateur photographer. .

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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.

      Albert Morancé 1920 à 1924, paris - Ensemble 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GOKURAKU NO TOMO: FRIEND OF BLISS AND PARADISE. [An Old Erotic Hand-Painted Colo

      [Japan n.d. ca 1920]. Green brocade silk covers, accordion. folded book, all edges gilt, contains 12 double-page color. drawing, on front and back sides of the leaves, 12 x 18 cm.,. very good, tiny faint margin stain on 2 else clean. SCARCE. A HAND-DRAWN AND COLOR PAINTED EROTIC STORY BOOK A charming and quaint erotic book. It begins with a couple engaged in love-making and tongue kissing, and also shows the various other positions and styles of love-making. The couples are wearing the usual Taisho period [1912-1926] Kim- ono and coiffeur, laying on the Tatami mats in typical Jap- anese style rooms. The artwork is skillfully executed in Sumi black outline, with color applique. Each color drawing occupies double pages, 24 x 18 cm. A very tiny bit of corn- er wear to the covers, else very bright and unique work. Harubon [erotic books] have been banned in Japanese society since the 1850's, so were always an underground" sub-culture never for sale in the open market, but rather passed among collectors discreetly. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Blick über die Elbe mit Segelbooten auf den Hamburger MIchel. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. ( auf Karton aufgezogen ).

      - Bildmaß ca. 40 x 33 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 45,5 x 38 cm ), links unten mit *Wilh. Nintzel* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1920 - die ehemalige Seefahrtschule ist hier schon im Bauhausstil errichtet ). Das Bild etwas fleckig ( eine Reinigung wäre empfehlenswert ) sowie mit einer stecknadelkopfgroßen Farbfehlstelle im Bereich des Himmels, ansonsten guter Zustand. Der Rahmen gering bestoßen. Verso mit altem Aufkleber *Kunsthandel Langemann, München-Pasing* ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        This Side of Paradise.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1920. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spine and blind to front board. Bookplate of Sheryl Lucinda Hoar to front pastedown. Faint mark and small nick to fore edge of front free endpaper, some minor rubbing to extremities, front hinge repaired, rear hinge tender. A very good copy. First edition, third printing. Inscribed by Fitzgerald, "Sincerely, Scott Fitzgerald", on the tipped-in leaf entitled "Author's Apology". The third printing, issued the same month as the first, included an unknown number of copies prepared with this tipped-in page printed on glossy paper, each signed by Fitzgerald; Bruccoli notes there were "probably 500 copies". Prepared for a meeting of the American Booksellers Association, the printed apology reads in part: "My whole theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence: An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward? So, gentlemen, consider all the cocktails mentioned in this book drunk by me as a toast to the American Booksellers Association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE AGE OF INNOCENCE

      1920. New York | London: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. Original deep red cloth lettered in black. First Edition, first printing, of Edith Wharton's best-known book -- the tale of a love triangle bound by the conventions of New York society -- between Newland Archer, his fiancée and then wife May Welland, and her cousin Ellen Olenska (newly separated from a Polish count).~Edith Wharton's evocation of the New York of her girlhood, with its rigid conventions and adherence to form, is brilliantly drawn and it is here that she comes closest to the work of her friend Henry James. The narrative is clear and the prose impeccable. The characters are acutely observed and, while the author's sympathies are inevitably on the side of Ellen, she succeeds in being objective about May, who for all her limitations is a sympathetic character. [CGEL]~In 1921 THE AGE OF INNOCENCE won the Pulitzer Prize for Novels (the first won by a woman), in 1928 it was dramatized by Margaret Ayer Barnes, and in 1993 it was placed on the silver screen by Martin Scorcese with considerable success (starring Daniel Day Lewis, Winona Ryder and Michelle Pfeiffer).~This copy is from the first printing (with a "(1)" at the end of the text, and with the many original text points enumerated by Garrison, which were altered in subsequent 1920 printings). Its condition is very good-plus, perhaps near-fine (very minor rubbing at the extremities, slight darkening of the cloth, one tiny mark on the spine); the spine ends remain intact --unusual, as a very delicate cloth was unfortunately used for this binding. With all of its popularity in recent decades, THE AGE OF INNOCENCE has become a rather scarce title. Garrison A30.I.a; one of the Modern Library "100 Best Novels in the English Language since 1900."

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        The Jews' Who's Who. Israelite Finance. Its Sinister Influence

      London: The Judaic Publishing Co., 1920 Twelvemo. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black; yellow endpapers with illustrated front endpaper. Although unattributed, The Jew's Who's Who was written by Henry Hamilton Beamish (1873-1948), founder of the Britons Society and one of England's most obsessed anti-semites, and "is a call to all true Englishmen to rouse themselves and to eradicate the International alien influences which are swiftly and surely crushing the very life-blood out of this great Empire of ours." The book was initially published under Beamish's Judaic Publishing Co. imprint, which he would rename The Britons Publishing Co. in 1922. The majority of the book is a detailed compendium of Jewish-owned financial interests and net worth, but also includes a timeline of "The Jew Conquest of England," a list of Jews who Anglicized their names, many semitic and anti-semitic quotes, and calls for Britains to join the Britons Society. Beamish would later become vice president of Arnold Leese's Imperial Fascist League leaving him a sizable bequest that would help underwrite British anti-semitism for years following his death in Rhodesia in 1948. An important, if scurrilous, anti-semitic publication rarely seen in commerce. Less than two dozen copies of two editions found institutionally via OCLC. A Very Good+ copy, which would be Near Fine excepting a crude repair to the rear endpaper. (Thurlow, 65-69)

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        THE JEWISH PERIL : PROTOCOLS OF THE LEARNED ELDERS OF ZION

      London : Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1920. Hardback. 1st English Edition. New Boards. 8vo. [vi], 95 pages ; 23 cm. In English. This is the 1st English Edition of ?Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion, ? the infamous fabricated text describing a Jewish plan for global domination. Probably the most famous and influential anti-Semitic propaganda of the 20th century. This 1st English Edition was printed one year before The Times of London exposed the document as completely a ?clumsy plagiarism, ? and several years before Henry Ford sponsored the printing of 500, 000 copies in the United States. SUBJECT (S) : Anti-Semitism -- International Organization. Pencil markings from a student throughout, otherwise about very good condition. (holo2-131-18) .

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        Thuvia Maid of Mars

      McClurg, 1920 A very good first edition in a very good minus rare first edition dust jacket. Tape reinforcement inside of jacket, but otherwise jacket not restored or altered. "Published October, 1920" stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Umbra

      London: Elkin Mathews, 1920. First Edition. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine, with light wear and light soiling to boards, vintage bookseller ticker to front pastedown and a short edge tear to the front free end paper. A much nicer copy thank normally encountered, and one of a mere 1,000 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Julius Diez.

      München, Verlag D. und R. Bischoff, 1920 - 101 Seiten sowie Namen- und Sachregister I-III und 40 erstklassig erhaltene Bilder auf Tafeln der Einband berieben und teilweise aufgehellt, Innendeckel und Vorsätze in aufwendig gestaltetem Schmuckpapier, Seiten sauber und nicht nachgedunkelt, Bindung absolut fest, insgesamt ein wirklich guter Zustand. Die Tafeln mit Handkupfer- und Lichtdrucken teils auf Bütten, teils auf Künstlerkarton gedruckt. Diese 1920 erschienene Luxusausgabe wurde in einer einmaligen Auflage von 100 Exemplaren (Nr. 1-100) gedruckt. Sämtliche Exemplare wurden vom Künstler eigenhändig signiert. Dies ist Nr. 13. Ein wunderbares bibliophiles Exemplar, insbesondere für alle Kunstliebhaber. Ein Schmuckstück für jede Sammlung. Extrem selten! Julius Diez (* 18. September 1870 in Nürnberg - + 15. Mai 1957 in München) war ein deutscher Maler, Grafiker, Zeichner und Radierer. Er war ein vielseitiger Künstler und arbeitete mit leuchtenden und auf dekorative Wirkung ausgerichteten Farben. Zu seinem Werk zählen auch Kunstgewerbe, Medaillen, Plaketten und Exlibris. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 650 Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, grüner Original Ganz-Ledereinband mit goldfarbener Prägung, Kopfgoldschnitt Einmalige Auflage von 100 numerierten Exemplaren. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        FAVOLE. Disegni e fregi di Duilio Cambellotti. Prefazione di Ferdinando Martini.

      Roma, Novissima, 1920. In-4 gr., splendida copertina figurata in seta a colori (picc. manc. a un bordo del dorso), realizzata dalla manifattura Ferrari di Milano su disegno del Cambellotti, pp. 64, tutte decorate dall'artista con squisite xilografie a colori. Duilio Cambellotti ha magistralmente interpretato il testo satirico di Trilussa in 20 magnifiche tavv. f.t., a colori e in b.n., protette da velina con didascalia e delicati motivi ornamentali. Cfr. Benezit,III, p. 170 - Servolini, p. 147 - Pallottino "Storia dell'illustrazione italiana", pag. 201: "Duilio Cambellotti (1876-1960), pittore, scultore, e illustratore, fu personalità artistica completa e di rilievo.. Collaborò a una trentina di periodici ed illustrò varie opere; tra i più bei libri illustrati e decorati ricordiamo "Le favole" di Trilussa, nel 1920". Pregiata edizione d'arte di 1000 esempl. numerati., su carta a mano con filigrana. Il ns., 283, è in ottimo stato.

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        Spring in New Hampshire and Other Poems

      London: Grant Richards, 1920. 1st ed. Paperback. Good. frontis (portrait), 40p. 20cm. Moderate cover soil and browning. Minor foxing. His third book.

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Helianth : Bilder aus dem Leben zweier Menschen von heute und aus der norddeutschen Tiefebene in neun Büchern dargestellt * 3 Bände G A N Z L E D E R - LUXUSAUSGABE

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag, 1920 - Vollständige Ausgabe in aufwendigem, elegantem Handeinband der Zeit (3 Bände, jeweils gebunden als echter Ganzfranzband, geheftet auf fünf Bünde, dunkelblaues Maroquin-Leder / Ganzleder / Leder im Format 13 x 19,5 cm) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückendekoration ebenfalls in Goldprägung, Linien-Dekoration jeweils beider Deckel (Pergment-Einlage / -intarsie), Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung, handgestochenem Kopfband, Lederhäubchen, Kopfgoldschnitt und Handpapier-Vorsätzen. 736, 846 und 826 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Bei Dünndruckpapier werden die Lagen zum Heften leicht vorgeritzt. Ein Einsägen oder gar Einraspeln der Bünde findet nicht statt. Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen, gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß und bietet zugleich dem späteren Ledereinschlag ("Häubchen") die Unterlage. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München. - Äußerst aufwendige und gekonnte Kunstbuchbinder-Arbeit, unsigniert; Ganzlederbände, Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung, mit Exlibris "Ernst Anspach" Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Die Legende vom weltverkommenen Sonka.

      Leipzig, Wien u. Zürich, E. P. Tal & Co. 1920. Gr.-8°. 40(4) S. OPappbd. m. lithogr. Einbandzeichnung u. Vorsatzillustr. (von Artur Berger). Rücken erneuert, Einbd. gebräunt u. stellenw. (v.a. Deckelkanten) stärker berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Widm. auf Schmutztit., papierbed. gebräunt. Raabe/Hannich-B. 282.7; Serke S. 466 und Abb. S. 354. Exemplar der Normalausgabe. Erste Ausgabe der Gedichtsammlung, mit der Hugo Sonnenschein sein Pseudonym `Sonka` etablierte. - Der expressionistische Lyriker und Schriftsteller Hugo Sonnenschein (1890-1953) war Mitbegründer der tschechischen KP, wurde aber 1927 als Trotzkist wegen seiner kritischen Haltung gegenüber Stalin aus der Partei ausgeschlossen. 1945 aus dem Konzentrationslager Ausschwitz befreit, wurde er 1947 von den Stalinisten aufgrund gefälschter Beweise als angebl. Kollaborateur der Nationalsozialisten zu 20 Jahren Zuchthaus verurteilt, in dem er 1953 starb. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Gedichte, Lyrik

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        The Unique Hamlet: A Hiterto Unchronicled Adventure of Mr Sherlock Holmes

      Chicago: Privately Printed, 1920. Limited. hardcover. fine. 39 pages, tan boards, paper spine label. Chicago: Privately Printed for the Friends of Walter M. Hill, Christmas 1920. Limited First Edition. Fine. Dedicated to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with admiration and apologies. Printed at the Torch Press in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Presentation from Starrett to Walter Hill -" great bookseller/ great friend/ with affectionate regards

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        The Green-Eyed Monster (Original one sheet poster for the 1919 silent film)

      Jacksonville, FL: Norman Film Studios, 1920. Original US one sheet poster for the now-lost 1920 silent film. The first film to be made with an all-black cast by Norman Pictures, which came to specialize in cinema starring all-black casts and distributed to African-American movie houses. From the Norman Film archive, thus rolled rather than folded, with a letter of provenance attesting to same. Motivated by the success of Oscar Micheaux, the father of African-American cinema, Norman debuted the first of what would be many all-black films with "The Green Eyed Monster." The film was not initially a success, due to a dim response to its comedic elements. Norman edited the film and re-shot portions of it to make it a straight drama, and its 1920 re-release was a huge success. The edited portions actually became part of a slapstick romantic comedy, "The Love Bug." The film's story centers on a passionate love triangle intercut with a vicious rivalry competition between two train companies to land a high-dollar mail contract. As with this poster, Norman went to great lengths to advertise the expense of the film's action sequences, including a rescue from burning car, fist fights, a pistol duel, an abduction, a locomotive chase, and a violent train wreck that purportedly cost $80,000. 28 x 42 inches (71 x 107 cm). Rolled, Very Good to Near Fine.

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        The Story of Doctor Dolittle

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1920. Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts. Octavo. Original pale orange cloth, titles to spine and front board in blue, pictorial label with illustration to front board, illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece 10 full-page illustrations, 12 illustrations in text, all by the author. Rubbing to corners and ends of spine, large bookplate to half title. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of the first title in the Doctor Dolittle series. Though born in England, Lofting settled in Connecticut and had his first book published in New York. The book is attractively illustrated with his own naïve pen-and-ink drawings.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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