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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.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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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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      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."

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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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)

      [Bookseller: D. Anthem, Bookseller]
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      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) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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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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      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]

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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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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.

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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. Housed in a custom orange solander box. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. A little wear to tips and spine, front hinge repaired, some spots and marks to content. First edition, second printing (same month as the first). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Peggy Boyd, from F. Scott Fitzgerald, with many thanks for her work for 'The Little Friends of Jugo-Slovakian Children' ? this humble prize for the Most Tickets Sold For The Bazzaar [sic]. Bravo! Bravo! Keep up your kind acts and Our Celestial Backer will never let you be sorry." At the head of the page, Fitzgerald has added "Read the article on 'Professional Youth' in the last Sat. Eve. Post. I shall revenge myself on the lady." The lady in question was Fitzgerald's friend Dorothy Parker, who had written the article making fun of Fitzgerald's shameless self-promotion. Parker's article was published on 28 April 1923, which dates the inscription fairly precisely. Fitzgerald's inscriptions are written above and below the original ownership inscription of Margaret Woodward Smith. Fitzgerald has added quotation marks around "Woodward" (Peggy published some works as Woodward Boyd). Peggy presumably bought the book on publication in April 1920 in Chicago ? the book has the ticket of Carrolls Booksellers, The Plaza, Chicago on the front pastedown. An original photo of Fitzgerald is tipped-in below. Margaret ("Peggy") Woodward Smith (1898?1965) was already established as a reporter for the Chicago Daily News when she met her first husband, the journalist and novelist Thomas Alexander Boyd (1898?1935). They moved to Minneapolis and married in October 1921. The Fitzgeralds had moved to St. Paul in summer 1921 and Tom made it his business to meet Scott as soon as he could. Tom promoted Fitzgerald's work through his column and Fitzgerald in turn assisted the Boyds with their ambitions of becoming published authors. He encouraged Tom to publish Through the Wheat (1923), with advice on revising the manuscript, and persuading Scribner's to publish it after they initially turned it down. Similarly, he was full of praise for Peggy's manuscript for The Love Legend (1922), offering suggestions for revising the novel and writing a fulsome review in the New York Post when it was published. Peggy later published books as Peggy Shane, after her second marriage to the humorist and crossword-puzzle creator Ted Shane.

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        Selbstbildnis mit Schlapphut. Sign. Orig.-Lithografie von Lovis Corinth.

      . -, (Leipzig ). - 1920 - Am ob. Rand auf Karton montiert. Papierformat: 51 : 39 cm. - 1 von 75 Exemplaren auf Bütten, vom Künstler im unteren rechten Rand in Blei signiert. - Schönes Selbstbildnis, das Corinths Gesicht im Schutze seines Hutes geheimnisvoll verschattet zeigt. Im Stein datiert "April 30 April 1920". - Das Selbstbildnis erschien im selben Jahr in Kurt Pfisters Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart. - Teils kl. Knickspuren am Rand, kl. Sammlerstempel unten links.Schwarz L 405. 100 g. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        PEN DRAWING AND PEN DRAUGHTSMEN, Their Work and Their Methods: A Study of the Art Today with Technical Suggestions.

      New York: The Macmillan Company. 1920. n. Lg. 4to. (2),xxxviii,432pp. Index. Illus. with 10 photogravure plates and 407 text drawings. The special deluxe edition limited to 250 signed and numbered copies, this being one of 150 which contain an original signed pen & ink drawing by Pennell ti pped in. Orig. brown morocco, gilt, over gilt stamped brown boards. Unopened. Housed in publisher's cardboard folding case, paper labels on spine and front cover (extremities of the case worn). The fine original drawing in this copy is 5" x 7" and titled "The Road to Newlands."

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        Nackte Tänzerin. Nude Dancer. Danseuse oriental. Signierte Bronze auf profiliertem Marmorsockel. ( Möglicherweise ein späterer Abguss )

       Die Höhe der Figur beträgt incl. des schmalen Bronzesockels 39 cm, die Figur ist auf profiliertem Marmorsockel montiert ( Gesamthöhe der Figur mit dem Marmorsockel ist ca. 43,5 cm ), max. Breite der Figur 20 cm, max. Tiefe 10 cm. Der Marmorsockel mit den Abmessungen 19 x 14 x 4,5 cm ( Länge x Breite x Tiefe ). Die Figur ist am Bronzesockel unterhalb des als *Teppich* ausgearbeiteten Sockels rückwärtig mit *F. Preiss* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1920 ). Die nackte Tänzerin ist nur mit Geschmeide im Bereich der Brust *bekleidet* sowie mit einem Perlencollier im Haar, Armreifen sowie Armbändern und Fußbändern. Die Bronze von guter Erhaltung, der profilierte Marmorsockel gering bestoßen. Die Bronze ist etwas schräg auf dem Marmorsockel montiert - offenbar damit die Tänzerin in der Vorderansicht sich geradeaus bewegt - selten - ( Gewicht ca. 5000 Gramm ).( Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // weitere Pics auf Anfrage // Further pics on request ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Preiss, Ferdinand Preiss, Fritz Preiss, Johann Philipp Preiss, Tänzerin, Dancer, Geschmeide, Teppich, Carpet, Bronze, Bronzefigur, Plastik, Skulptur, Google, signiert, Orient, Danseuse, Dancing, Nude, Erotica, Jugendstil, Art Deco, Art Nouveau

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        This Side of Paradise

      Scribners, 1920 A very good first edition in a fine facsimile dust jacket. Published April, 1920 stated on the copyright page. Housed in a slipcase decorated with the dust jacket of the book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine.

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        Beyond the Horizon

      Boni and Liveright Publishers, New York 1920 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive First Issue dustjacket with the $1.50 printed price present on the spine. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has light wear to the spine and panels. The book is in nice condition with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the scarce dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Survey of Cripples in New York City

      Carbon copy of typed manuscript 1920 - Carbon copy of a significant work in the history of medicine and sociology. 11 x 8.5" , 141 (thin, onion-skin-type) leaves. Bound with brass punches/clasps, and bound in a heavier brown paper. The exterior binding (with a hand-made/typed title) has some significant chips, and the spine covering is nearly gone. That said, the interior is at least Very Good. From the Library of Congress, with their surplus/duplicate stamp on the back of the front cover, and with no other markins except the pencil noe regarding the source of the document, which was from Douglas C. McMurtrie, who was on the 14-person committee (and who was a famous graphic design/typographer). This copy and the published version present the same exact contents. **"This survey was inaugurated by the representatives of 41 organizations, associations, and hospitals in Greater New York engaged in work for cripples, at a conference on April 4, 1919, which was the result of the efforts of the New York Committee on After Care of Infantile Paralysis Cases. The expenses were met by contributions from certain of these agencies and a liberal gift from the Rockefeller Foundation. The responsibility for the after care of the survivors of the 1916 Infantile Paralysis epidemic in New York City has since that time been vested in the above named Committee, representing all the agencies interested in these children. This Committee had provided a system of follow-up, including necessary financing, transportation, home care, etc., which proved so beneficial in its results on the thousands of cases recorded that the committee early in 1919 resolved to learn whether all the city's needy cripples were being cared for, and if not, to what extent the need was unmet."--description from Forgotten Books website [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dvenadtsat Skifi The Twelve and The Scythians illustrated by Natalia Goncharova and Mikhail Larianov.

      Paris Parizh: Mishen (Jacques Povolozky - La Cible). Good+. 1920. New Edition.. Paperback. A good copy. Small quarto, 58pp., with two full page illustrations by Goncharova and six by Larianov and one small tail-piece by Larianov, refined typography. Paper browning, upper cover detaching, Yapp edges a little chipped. Complete. ; Khudozhestvyenoe izdatelstvo Mishen. Printed by Union. Important edition, Blok's two most famous poems illustrated by two of the most celebrated artists of the Russian avant-garde. ; 58pp pages .

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        Photographic archive from NYC City Hospital/Welfare Island, c. 1920, showing adult and child patients and staff: a brilliance of spirit amidst difficult surroundings

      New York, 1920. Paper . Very good +. The story of City Hospitals land is ominous, now laying in ruins to the East of Manhattan and highlighted by some as an architecturally distinct ghost tour. Approximated by completed construction, dress of subjects and presence of Queensboro bridge, the photos post-date 1909. Possibly the first time many of the residents were the subject of photography, or the first photographic documentation of the island on site. Through the 19th century, then known as Blackwells island, the island housed several hospitals and a prison, built from the stone underfoot. Buildings included the New York City Lunatic Asylum, The Smallpox Hospital, later the gothic lighthouse built again by convict labor, the last prisoners leaving the island by 1935 when Rykers is erected. During the outbreak of smallpox, the island became known as Pest Island, when nurses and workers were scarce the prison population contributed to the operations of the site. Termed Welfare Island in 1921, where the poorest in need of medical care were cast, still reachable only by aquatic means. Nelly Bly went undercover as a patient in the Women's Lunatic Asylum and reported what happened in the book Ten Days in a Madhouse (1887) Charles Dickens described conditions at the Octagon, the asylum then located on the northern portion of the island, in his American Notes (1842) William Wallace Sanger oversaw police interviews of 2000 prostitutes at Blackwell's Island and wrote up the findings in The History of Prostitution (1858) Mae West, Emma Goldman and Billie Holiday served, albeit small, time on the island.

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        Main Street

      Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920 Very good in a very good dust jacket. 1920 stated on both the title and the copyright pages. First Edition. First issue with no baltered type pp.54 and pp.387. INSCRIBED by Lewis on the front free endpaper. Book has some edgewear and wear along spine; end papers and paste-downs show some darkening and foxing. Later issue dust jacket has a piece missing from the top corner of the front panel. A small piece missing from the top spine end, and a few other chips. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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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 orange cloth, titles to spine and front board in blue, pictorial label with illustration to front board, illustrated endpapers. Housed in a custom brown quarter morocco box. Colour frontispiece and illustrations to text by author. Some rubbing to edges, spine ends a little frayed, contents lightly toned, final few pages split at foot from spine, small chip to margin of p. 168. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing of the first title in the Doctor Dolittle series. Inscribed by the author on the first blank: "For Diane Starr. This copy of the First Edition is inscribed with sincere regards, from Hugh Lofting. Beverly Hills, Nov. 17, 1934." Though born in England, Lofting settled in Connecticut and had his first book published in New York.

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        Zusammenstellung Nr. 1 von Verbrechen und Vergehen, die seit Kriegsausbruch von Angehörigen Frankreichs, Großbritanniens, Belgiens, Polens, Rumäniens und Serbiens gegen Deutsche begangen worden sind (Weißbuch).

      Berlin, 1920. - Original-Pappeinband, 4°, 208 Seiten, Umschlag leicht stockfleckig, Seiten altersbedingt nachgedunkelt, gutes Exemplar. Gegliedert in 4 Abschnitte: 1. Verbrechen gegen das Leben, S. 5-26. 2. Grausamkeiten gegen Kriegs- und Zivilgefangene, S. 27-115. 3. Verbrechen und Grausamkeiten in den besetzten deutschen Kolonien, S. 17-162. 4. Verbrechen und Grausamkeiten im besetzten Gebiet nach Waffenstillstand, S. 163-208. In Spalten werden jeweils aufgeführt: Name und Dienstgrad des Täters und der Verantwortlichen, Bezeichnungen der Tat, Tatbestand und Beweismittel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart. Mit 23 Künstler-Originalbeiträgen.

      Klinkhardt + Biermann 1920. 73 S. gebundene Ausgabe gebundene Ausgabe OHNE Schutzumschlag, Klinkhardt + Biermann-Verlag 1920, 42 Seiten + 31 Tafeln, First Edition, Erstauflage, Originalauflage, incl. aller 23 Künstler-Originalbeiträge + 8 Reproduktionen (z.B. Corinth, Liebermann, Kollwitz, Gault, Grossmann, Kubin, Klee, Grosz, Barlach, Rohlfs, Seewald, Campendonk, Heckel, Otto Mueller, Pechstein, Schmidt-Rotluff, Feininger, Felixmüller, Unold, Caspar, Beeh, Schinnerer, Meidner, Beckmann), Innen guter und sauberer Erhaltungszustand, Papier lediglich minimal nachgedunkelt, Buchschnitt leicht nachgedunkelt, Bindung fest, lediglich der Einband ist nicht mehr so schön: aussen gealtert und an den Rändern ungleichmäßig gebräunt, Leinen stellenweise fleckig und Buchdeckel leicht gebogen (intern: 39D/BEIGE/KUNST/GOU-3)

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        The Works.

      New York: Doubleday, Page & Company,, 1920. [Including Almayer's Folly; An Outcast of the Islands; The Nigger of the Narcissus; Heart of Darkness; Lord Jim; The Inheritors; Nostromo; The Secret Agent; Under Western Eyes; Chance; Victory.] 24 volumes, octavo. Recent tan morocco, spines gilt in compartments, burgundy morocco labels, marbled endpapers, decorative roll to boards and top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Photogravure frontispiece to each volume. Some very occasional minor foxing; an excellent set in an attractive binding. The Sun-Dial Edition, one of a limited edition of 750 sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf in volume I. A beautifully bound set.

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      London: printed for the author, 1920. First edition, #6 of 25 copies. 1 vols. Green wrappers, in half brown morocco slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of Kenyon Starling. First edition, #6 of 25 copies. 1 vols. One of T.J. Wise's privately printed pamphlets, from Wise's second series which directly assocuiated Conrad in their production. Text comes from the SPEAKER for Juyly 15, 1905. Cagle A44

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      Jackson Printing Co., 1920 & 1923., San Antonio - First editions. 2 volumes. Pictorial cloth, 498pp., & 496pp., frontis, portraits, advertisement. Both volumes were "published under the direction of George W. Saunders, President of the Old Trail Drivers Association. These original 2 volumes were very crudely printed and bound, making it very difficult to find copies that aren't loose and heavily worn. The first volume was exhausted before the second volume appeared; therefore it was reprinted in 1924 with some revisions and additions in an edition of 500 copies with a "second edition" imprint.In spite of the crudeness of the two volumes, they are perhaps the most important single contribution to the history of cattle driving on the Western trails."--Ramon Adams. In SIX-GUNS.Ramon Adams refers to the original edition as "rare" and the 1924 "second edition" as scarce. "This compilation is the essential starting point for any study of Texas trail driving days."--John Jenkins. "Absolutely the best source there is on the cattle trail"--Walter Prescott Webb. "This vast complication of original accounts by old trail drivers is one of the best cattle books, and the largest collection of first hand narratives of the range cattle industry."--Bill Reese. A rare and important work. The first volume has the errata slip affixed to the front pastedown sheet, else a very good, tight copy. Volume II is also a very good, tight copy. A desirable set, especially in this condition. HOWES H816. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 99. GRAFF 2020. HERD 1103. SIX GUNS 1084. SIX SCORE 61. 44/44 21. CAMPBELL 49. RADER 1988. MERRILL ARISTOCRAT. DYKES 100 HEAD 78. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le vieux village de Montmartre.

      d'Alignan 1920 - Un volume in-4 (31 cm x 23 cm), 69 pp. 36 compositions gravées à l'eau-forte par E.Delâtre. Un des 250 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande. Reliure signée Charles Meunier. 1921. Plein maroquin. Dos à quatre nerfs. Bordures intérieures encadrées de 4 filets fermés de 4 motifs dorés aux coins. Tranches dorées. Couverture conservée de Steinlen. Quelques très légers frottements notamment aux coins. Légère trace d'insolation sur le premier plat. Bon exemplaire de ce joli ouvrage sur un Montmartre disparu. Pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site et notre blog Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hugo Graetz's Guestbook with Original Artworks by Members of the Novembergruppe

      1920-1921; 1955-1965, Germany - Israel 1920 - 17 full page artworks (paintings and drawings in ink, crayon and pencil), some with a short dedication, most are signed and identified, dated between 1920 and 1921 in Germany (Berlin). 12 pages of handwritten greetings dated between 1955 and 1965 in. Pages are handmade Zanders paper. In original half cloth, panels with marbled paper. Printed, ornamented endpapers. (38) leaves of which 17 with full page graphics and paintings and 12 pages with handwritten greetings. Page size: 22 × 28 cm. Illustrated guestbook of Hugo Graetz, the art dealer and manager of the Novembergruppe, the collective of German Expressionist artists. With 17 artworks by artists tightly or loosely related to the November Group, dated in the early 1920s. Contains: Two drawings by the Czech Expressionist painter Friedrich Feigl (Bed?ich; 1884-1965). An inkdrawing by Jakob Steinhardt (1887-1968), the German-born Israeli painter, member of the Berlin Secession, founder the Pathetiker Group and later member of the Bezalel school group. Three images by Willy Robert Huth (1890-1977) and two together with his wife Martel Schwichtenberg (1896-1945). Huth was a founding member of the "Jung-Erfurt" artist group, member of the Berlin Secession and the Deutscher Künstlerbund. Schwichtenberg was member of the Deutschen Werkbund and the Novembergruppe. Beside the two collective graphics, she contributed with a pencil drawing to the guestbook. A portrait of the host while plays the cello by Wilhelm Schmid (1892-1971) the founding member of the November Group. A gouche by Otto Beyer (1885-1962) member of the Berlin Secession. A signed crayon drawing and an unsigned painting by Franz Winninger (1893-1960) Four works by unidentified artists. The handwritten greetings are dated between 1955 and 1965, when the Greatz family was already in Israel, written in German, Hebrew and English, many of them in a friendly, personal tone. The Novembergruppe was formed in 1918 by German Expressionist artists led by Max Pechstein and César Klein. Hugo Graetz, the art dealer and gallery owner became Novembergruppe's managing director in 1919 and worked in this position until Hitler came to power in 1933, when he emigrated to Palestine with his wife Trude. Greatz gave up his former career in art business, settled down in Safed, became a meteorologist and worked as the weatherman of Mount Canaan, where he lived the rest of his life. Binding slightly rubbed, corners bumped, loose. Rear endpaper restored at joint. Inside clean, some pages loose. Overall in very good condition. In original half cloth, panels with marbled paper. Printed, ornamented endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ART DÉCO. Junge Frau in einem voluminösem Kleid, ein Buch in der Hand haltend, blickt über ihre rechte Schulter und schaut einem jungen Mann mit Maske an, der hinter ihr steht.

      - Pochoirkolorierte Lithographie von Max Ninoy, um 1920, 27,5 x 19,5 cm.

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        Junge Frau in einem voluminösem Kleid, ein Buch in der Hand haltend, blickt über ihre rechte Schulter und schaut einem jungen Mann mit Maske an, der hinter ihr steht.

       Pochoirkolorierte Lithographie von Max Ninoy, um 1920, 27,5 x 19,5 cm.Versand D: 6,00 EUR Art déco

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