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        Canadian Forum Bound Volumes I, II, II: 1920-1923 (ASSOCIATION COPY)

      The Canadian Forum, Toronto 1920 - First printing thus. Three hardcover bound volumes, including a complete run of Volumes I, II and III, Numbers 1 through 36. Pp. 384, 375-768, 1-384, from October 1920 through September 1923. Fragile paper-covered boards. Volume I has plain boards. Volumes II and II bear attractive typography and decoration in the typical style of the Forum at that time. These copies from the collection of Gilbert Jackson editor of the magazine and frequent contributor. Volumes I and II bear his company stamp on the inside of the front board. Although the covers are quite worn, the contents are very well-preserved. Images available. A very rare item. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
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        Éditions Flammarion]. Archives du directeur général des librairies Flammarion Paul Fascholin, dans l'entre-deux-guerres.

      1920-1939 1920 - 10 chemises-étuis in-8, demi-basane de l'époque. Historique de la librairie Flammarion rédigé par Ernest Flammarion, le fondateur, tapuscrit daté du 17 septembre 1924. Photographie du personnel des éditons Flammarion, Ernest Flammarion au centre. Portrait d'Ernest Flammarion (atelier Eugène Pirou). Faire-part de décès d'Ernest Flammarion mort le 21 janvier 1936. Allocution prononcée par Paul Fascholin pour le décès d'Albert Flammarion le 13 mars 1937 (tapuscrit). Autographes. Plus de 1.500 pages de faux-titres dédicacées. La plupart des auteurs qui marquèrent l'entre-deux-guerres sont présents, avec parfois plusieurs pages d'envoi : Francis Carco, Pierre Mac-Orlan, Willy, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Paul Morand, André Malraux, Maurice Fombeure, René Bazin, Jeanne Galzy, Georges Blond, Pierre Jean Jouve, Georges Suarez, Georges Bernanos, Emmanuel Bove, Edmond Pilon, Pierre Véry, Henri Béraud, Henri Troyat, André Warnod, le clown Grock (avec un auto-portrait), Léon Daudet, Joseph Delteil, René-Louis Doyon, Marcel Aymé, Pierre Benoit, André Beucler, Henry Bordeaux, Jean Cassou, Paul Chack, Colette, Paul Colin, Claude Farrère, Maurice Genevoix, André Gide, Jean Giraudoux, Julien Green, Gyp, Émile Henriot, Léo Larguier, François Mauriac, André Maurois, Myriam Harry, Panaït Istrati, Roger Peyrefitte, Paul Poiret, Jules Romains, André Salmon, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Philippe Soupault, Louise de Vilmorin, Edmond Fleg, Abel Gance, Marthe Richard, Rainer Maria Rilke, Henri Ghéon, Suzy Solidor, Armand Salacrou, Philippe Henriot, Marcel Jouhandeau, Jules Supervielle, Garcia Calderon, Henri Pourrat, René Benjamin, Ambroise Vollart, Jean-Louis Bory, Henry de Jouvenel, Marcel Arland, Henri Calet, Emmanuel Bove, Ramon Fernandez, André Salmon, Jean Paulhan, Roland Dorgelès, Max Jacob, Paul Nizan, Albert Cohen, Martin du Gard, Henri Bosco, Bernard Frank, Ivan Goll, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes, etc. Lettres et billets autographes signés de Francis de Miomandre, Paul Reboux, Paul Fort, Jean Giono. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        MÜNCHEN. "Blick von Holzapfelkreut auf München". Gesamtansicht.

      - Farblithographie von Hans Josef Weber-Tyrol, um 1920, 52,5 x 96 cm. Vollmer Bd. 5, S. 92. - Der Künstler wurde 1874 in Schwaz geboren. Von 1900 bis 1929 lebte er in München, dann in Südtirol. Er starb 1957 in Eppan. - In kräftigen, herbstlichen Farben gestaltete Ansicht. Sie erschien im Verlag der Heilmannschen Immobilien Gesellschaft. - Mit Rändchen um die Darstellung. Sehr dekorativ und selten.

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        Arabian Nights 16 Volume Set: A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, Now Entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with the Supplementary Nights

      The Burton Ethnological Society / Burton Club, 1920. Near Fine/No Jacket. Complete in 16 volumes (10 + 6 supplements). A reissue of the scarce 1885 Kamashastra Society edition (which generally sells for $4000 - 8000), following the same cover design. Black cloth, gilt & silver titles and decorations. Top edge of ten main volumes gilt, supplements top-stained red. Burton's translation of The Arabian Nights remains the authoritative version of this extensive collection of stories, and also stands as a unique example of liberality in publishing during the Victorian era. Despite the salacious content of many of the narratives, the first printed English version remained true to Burton's precise and inclusive translation. Burton was somewhat of a trailblazer in this regard, also publishing an authoritative version of the now-famous Kama Sutra. THE ARABIAN NIGHTS: VOLUME 1: Introduction by Sir Richard F. Burton; STORY OF KING SHAHRYAR AND HIS BROTHER: Tale of the Bull and the Ass; Tale of the Trader and the Jinni: The First Shaykh's Story; The Second Shaykh's Story; The Third Shaykh's Story; THE FISHERMAN AND THE JINNI: Tale of the Wazir and the Sage Duban: Story of King Sindibad and His Falcon; Tale of the Husband and the Parrot; Tale of the Prince and the Ogress; Tale of the Ensorcelled Prince; THE PORTER AND THE THREE LADIES OF BAGHDAD: The First Kalandar's Tale; The Second Kalandar's Tale: Tale of the Envier and the Envied; The Third Kalandar's Tale; The Eldest Lady's Tale; Tale of the Portress; Conclusion of the Story of the Porter and Three Ladies; TALE OF THE THREE APPLES; TALE OF NUR AL-DIN ALI AND HIS SON BADR AL-DIN HASAN; THE HUNCHBACK'S TALE: The Nazarene Broker's Story; The Reeve's Tale; Tale of the Jewish Doctor; Tale of the Tailor; The Barber's Tale of Himself; The Barber's Tale of His First Brother; The Barber's Tale of His Second Brother; The Barber's Tale of His Third Brother; The Barber's Tale of His Fourth Brother; The Barber's Tale of His Fifth Brother; The Barber's Tale of His Sixth Brother; The End of the Tailor's Tale. VOLUME 2: NUR AL-DIN ALI AND THE DAMSEL ANIS AL-JALIS; TALE OF GHANIM BIN AYYUB, THE DISTRAUGHT, THE THRALL O' LOVE; Tale of the First Eunuch, Bukhayt; Tale of the Second Eunuch, Kafur; TALE OF KING OMAR BIN AL-NU'UMAN AND HIS SONS SHARRKAN AND ZAU AL-MAKAN: Tale of Taj Al-Muluk and the Princess Dunya: Tale of Aziz and Azizah; VOLUME 3: CONTINUATION OF THE TALE OF KING OMAR BIN AL-NU'UMAN AND HIS SONS SHARRKAN AND ZAU AL-MAKAN: Continuation of the Tale of Aziz and Azizah; Conclusion of the Tale of King Omar bin Al-Nu'uman and His Sons Sharrkan and Zau Al-Makan; Tale of the Hashish-Eater; Tale of Hammad the Badawi; THE BIRDS AND BEASTS AND THE CARPENTER; THE HERMITS; THE WATER-FOWL AND THE TORTOISE; THE WOLF AND THE FOX: The Tale of the Falcon and the Partridge; THE MOUSE AND THE ICHNEUMON; THE CAT AND THE CROW; THE FOX AND THE CROW: The Flea and the Mouse; The Saker and the Birds; The Sparrow and the Eagle; THE HEDGEHOG AND THE WOOD PIGEONS: The Merchant and the Two Sharpers; THE THIEF AND HIS MONEY: The Foolish Weaver; THE SPARROW AND THE PEACOCK; ALI BIN BAKKAR AND SHAMS AL-NAHAR; TALE OF KAMAR AL-ZAMAN; VOLUME 4: CONTINUATION OF THE TALE OF KAMAR AL-ZAMAN: Conclusion of the Tale of Kamar Al-Zaman; ALA AL-DIN ABU AL-SHAMAT; HATIM OF THE TRIBE OF TAYY; MA'AN THE SON OF ZAIDAH AND THE THREE GIRLS; MA'AN SON OF ZAIDAH AND THE BADAWI; THE CITY OF LABTAYT; THE CALIPH HISHAM AND THE ARAB YOUTH; IBRAHIM BIN AL-MAHDI AND THE BARBER-SURGEON; THE CITY OF MANY-COLUMNED IRAM AND ABDULLAH SON OF ABI KALABAH; ISAAC OF MOSUL; THE SWEEP AND THE NOBLE LADY; THE MOCK CALIPH; ALI THE PERSIAN; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE SLAVE-GIRL AND THE IMAM ABU YUSUF; THE LOVER WHO FEIGNED HIMSELF A THIEF; JA'AFAR THE BARMECIDE AND THE BEAN-SELLER; ABU MOHAMMED HIGHT LAZYBONES; GENEROUS DEALING OF YAHYA BIN KHALID THE BARMECIDE WITH MANSUR; GENEROUS DEALING OF YAHYA SON OF KAHLID WITH A MAN WHO FORGED A LETTER IN HIS NAME; CALIPH AL-MAAMUN AND THE STRANGE SCHOLAR; ALI SHAR AND ZUMURRUD; THE LOVES OF JUBAYR BIN UMAYR AND THE LADY PUDUR; THE MAN OF AL-YAMAN AND HIS SIX SLAVE GIRLS; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE DAMSEL AND ABU NOWAS; THE MAN WHO STOLE THE DISH OF GOLD WHEREIN THE DOG ATE; THE SHARPER OF ALEXANDRIA AND THE CHIEF OF POLICE; AL-MALIK AL-NASIR AND THE THREE CHIEFS OF POLICE: Story of the Chief of the New Cairo Police; Story of the Chief of the Bulak Police; Story of the Chief of the Old Cairo Police; THE THIEF AND THE SHROFF; THE CHIEF OF THE KUS POLICE AND THE SHARPER; IBRAHIM BIN AL-MAHDI AND THE MERCHANT'S SISTER; THE WOMAN WHOSE HANDS WERE CUT OFF FOR ALMSGIVING; THE DEVOUT ISRAELITE; ABU HASSAN AL-ZIYADI AND THE KHORASAN MAN; THE POOR MAN AND HIS FRIEND IN NEED; THE RUINED MAN WHO BECAME RICH AGAIN THROUGH A DREAM; CALIPH AL-MUTAWAKKIL AND HIS CONCUBINE MAHBUBAH; WARDAN THE BUTCHER'S ADVENTURE WITH THE LADY AND THE BEAR; THE KING'S DAUGHTER AND THE APE; VOLUME 5: THE EBONY HORSE; UNS AL-WUJUD AND THE WAZIR'S DAUGHTER ROSE-IN-HOOD; ABU NOWAS WITH THE THREE BOYS AND THE CALIPH HARUN AL-RASHID; ABDALLAH BIN MA'AMAR WITH THE MAN OF BASSORAH AND HIS SLAVE-GIRL; THE LOVERS OF THE BANU OZRAH; THE WAZIR OF AL-YAMAN AND HIS YOUNG BROTHER; THE LOVES OF THE BOY AND GIRL AT SCHOOL; AL-MUTALAMMIS AND HIS WIFE UMAYMAH; HARUN AL-RASHID AND ZUBAYDAH IN THE BATH; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE THREE POETS; MUS'AB BIN AL-ZUBAYR AND AYISHAH HIS WIFE; ABU AL-ASWAD AND HIS SLAVE-GIRL; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE TWO SLAVE-GIRLS; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE THREE SLAVE-GIRLS; THE MILLER AND HIS WIFE; THE SIMPLETON AND THE SHARPER; THE KAZI ABU YUSUF WITH HARUN AL-RASHID AND QUEEN ZUBAYDAH; THE CALIPH AL-HAKIM AND THE MERCHANT; KING KISRA ANUSHIRWAN AND THE VILLAGE DAMSEL; THE WATER-CARRIER AND THE GOLDSMITH'S WIFE; KHUSRAU AND SHIRIN AND THE FISHERMAN; YAHYA BIN KHALID AND THE POOR MAN; MOHAMMED AL-AMIN AND THE SLAVE-GIRL; THE SONS OF YAHYA BIN KHALID AND SAID BIN SALIM; THE WOMAN'S TRICK AGAINST HER HUSBAND; THE DEVOUT WOMAN AND THE TWO WICKED ELDERS; JA'AFAR THE BARMECIDE AND THE OLD BADAWI; OMAR BIN AL-KHATTAB AND THE YOUNG BADAWI; AL-MAAMUN AND THE PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT; THE THIEF AND THE MERCHANT; MASRUR THE EUNUCH AND IBN AL-KARIBI; THE DEVOTEE PRINCE; THE SCHOOLMASTER WHO FELL IN LOEV BY REPORT; THE FOOLISH DOMINIE; THE ILLITERATE WHO SET UP FOR A SCHOOLMASTER; THE KING AND THE VIRTUOUS WIFE; ABD AL-RAHMAN THE MAGHRIBI'S STORY OF THE RUKH; ADI BIN ZAYD AND THE PRINCESS HIND; DI'IBIL AL-KHUZA'I WITH THE LADY AND MUSLIM BIN AL-WALID; ISAAC OF MOSUL AND THE MERCHANT; THE THREE UNFORTUNATE LOVERS; HOW ABU HASAN BRAKE WIND; THE LOVERS OF THE BANU TAYY; THE MAD LOVER; THE PRIOR WHO BECAME A MOSLEM; THE LOVERS OF ABU ISA AND KURRAT AL-AYN; AL-AMIN AND HIS UNCLE IBRAHIM BIN AL-MAHDI; AL-FATH BIN KHAKAN AND AL-MUTAWAKKIL; THE MAN'S DISPUTE WITH THE LEARNED WOMAN CONCERNING THE RELATIVE EXCELLENCE OF MALE AND FEMALE; ABU SUWAYD AND THE PRETTY OLD WOMAN; ALI BIN TAHIR AND THE GIRL MUUNIS; THE WOMAN WHO HAD A BOY AND THE OTHER WHO HAD A MAN TO LOVER; ALI THE CAIRENE AND THE HAUNTED HOUSE IN BAGHDAD; THE PILGRIM MAN AND THE OLD WOMAN; ABU AL-HUSN AND HIS SLAVE-GIRL TAWADDUD; THE ANGEL OF DEATH WITH THE PROUD KING AND THE DEVOUT MAN; THE ANGEL OF DEATH AND THE RICH KING; THE ANGEL OF DEATH AND THE KING OF THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL; ISKANDAR ZU AL-KARNAYN AND A CERTAIN TRIBE OF POOR FOLK; THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF KING ANUSHIRWAN; THE JEWISH KAZI AND HIS PIOUS WIFE; THE SHIPWRECKED WOMAN AND HER CHILD; THE PIOUS BLACK SLAVE; THE DEVOUT TRAY-MAKER AND HIS WIFE; AL-HAJJAJ BIN YUSUF AND THE PIOUS MAN; THE BLACKSMITH WHO COULD HANDLE FIRE WITHOUT HURT; THE DEVOTEE TO WHOM ALLAH GAVE A CLOUD FOR SERVICE AND THE DEVOUT KING; THE MOSLEM CHAMPION AND THE CHRISTIAN DAMSEL; THE CHRISTIAN KING'S DAUGHTER AND THE MOSLEM; THE PROPHET AND THE JUSTICE OF PROVIDENCE; THE FERRYMAN OF THE NILE AND THE HERMIT; THE ISLAND KING AND THE PIOUS ISRAELITE; ABU AL-HASAN AND ABU JA'AFAR THE LEPER; THE QUEEN OF THE SERPENTS: The Adventures of Bulukiya; The Story of Janshah; VOLUME 6: SINDBAD THE SEAMAN AND SINDBAD THE LANDSMAN: The First Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Second Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Third Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Fourth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Fifth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Sixth Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman; The Seventh Voyage of Sindbad the Seaman (according to the version of the Calcutta Edition); THE CITY OF BRASS; THE CRAFT AND MALICE OF WOMAN: The King and His Wazir's Wife; The Confectioner, His Wife, and the Parrot; The Fuller and His Son; The Rake's Trick Against the Chaste Wife; The Miser and the Loaves of Bread; The Lady and Her Two Lovers; The King's Son and the Ogress; The Drop of Honey; The Woman Who Made Her Husband Sift Dust; The Enchanted Spring; The Wazir's Son and the Hammam-Keeper's Wife; The Wife's Device to Cheat Her Husband; The Goldsmith and the Cashmere Singing-Girl; The Man Who Never Laughed During the Rest of His Days; The King's Son and the Merchant's Wife; The Page Who Feigned to Know the Speech of Birds; The Lady and Her Five Suitors; The Three Wishes, or The Man Who Longed to See the Night of Power; The Stolen Necklace; The Two Pigeons; Prince Behram and the Princess Al-Datma; The House with the Belvedere; The King's Son and the Ifrit's Mistress; The Sandal-Wood Merchant and the Sharpers; The Debauchee and the Three-Year-Old Child; The Stolen Purse; The Fox and the Folk; JUDAR AND HIS BRETHREN; THE HISTORY OF GHARIB AND HIS BROTHER AJIB; VOLUME 7: Continuation of the History of Gharib and His Brother Ajib; OTBAH AND RAYYA; HIND DAUGHTER OF AL-NU'MAN AND AL-HAJJAJ; KHUZAYMAH BIN BISHR AND IKRIMAH AL-FAYYAZ; YUNUS THE SCRIBE AND THE CALIPH WALID BIN SAHL; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE ARAB GIRL; AL-ASMA'I AND THE THREE GIRLS OF BASSORAH; IBRAHIM OF MOSUL AND THE DEVIL; THE LOVERS OF THE BANU UZRAH; THE BADAWI AND HIS WIFE; THE LOVERS OF BASSORAH; ISHAK OF MOSUL AND HIS MISTRESS AND THE DEVIL; THE LOVERS OF AL-MEDINAH; AL-MALIK AL-NASIR AND HIS WAZIR; THE ROGUERIES OF DALILAH THE CRAFTY AND HER DAUGHTER ZAYNAB THE CONEY-CATCHER; THE ADVENTURES OF MERCURY ALI OF CAIRO; ARDASHIR AND HAYAT AL-NUFUS; JULNAR THE SEA-BORN AND HER SON KING BADR BASIM OF PERSIA; KING MOHAMMED BIN SABAIK AND THE MERCHANT HASAN: Story of Prince Sayf Al-Muluk and the Princess Badi'a Al-Jamal; VOLUME 8: Story of Prince Sayf Al-Muluk and the Princess Badi'a Al-Jamal (Continued); HASAN OF BASSORAH; KHALIFAH THE FISHERMAN OF BAGHDAD; The Same from the Breslau Edition; MASRUR AND ZAYN AL-MAWASIF; ALI NUR AL-DIN AND MIRIAM THE GIRDLE-GIRL; VOLUME 9: ALI NUR AL-DIN AND MIRIAM THE GIRDLE-GIRL (Continued); THE MAN OF UPPER EGYPT AND HIS FRANKISH WIFE; THE RUINED MAN OF BAGHDAD AND HIS SLAVE-GIRL; KING JALI'AD OF HIND AND HIS WAZIR SHIMAS: FOLLOWED BY THE HISTORY OF KING WIRD KHAN, SON OF KING JALI'AD, WITH HIS WOMEN AND WAZIRS: The Mouse and the Cat; The Fakir and His Jar of Butter; The Fishes and the Crab; The Crow and the Serpent; The Wild Ass and the Jackal; The Unjust King and the Pilgrim Prince; The Crows and the Hawk; The Serpent-Charmer and His Wife; The Spider and the Wind; The Two Kings; The Blind Man and the Cripple; The Foolish Fisherman; The Boy and the Thieves; The Man and His Wife; The Merchant and the Robbers; The Jackals and the Wolf; The Shepherd and the Rogue; The Francolin and the Tortoises; Conclusion of The History of King Wird Khan; ABU KIR THE DYER AND ABU SIR THE BARBER; ABDULLAH THE FISHERMAN AND ABDULLAH THE MERMAN; HARUN AL-RASHID AND ABU HASAN, THE MERCHANT OF OMAN; IBRAHIM AND JAMILAH; ABU AL-HASAN OF KHORASAN; KAMAR AL-ZAMAN AND THE JEWELLER'S WIFE; ABDULLAH BIN FAZIL AND HIS BROTHERS; VOLUME 10: MA'ARUF THE COBBLER AND HIS WIFE FATIMAH; CONCLUSION; TERMINAL ESSAY; INDEX OF THE TENTH VOLUME; APPENDIX I: Index to the Tales and Proper Names; Alphabetical Table of the Notes (Anthropological, &c.); Alphabetical Table of First Lines -- A. English, B. Arabic; Table of Contents of the Various Arabic Texts -- A. The Unfinished Calcutta Edition (1814-1818), B. The Breslau Text, C. The Macnaghten Text and the Bulak Edition, D. The same with Mr. Lane's and my Version; APPENDIX II: Contributions to the Bibliography of the Thousand and One Nights and Their Imitations by W.F. Kirby; THE SUPPLEMENTARY NIGHTS: VOLUME 1: THE SLEEPER AND THE WAKER: The Story of the Larrikin and the Cook; THE CALIPH OMAR BIN ABD AL-AZIZ AND THE POETS; AL-HAJJAJ AND THE THREE YOUNG MEN; HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE WOMAN OF THE BARMECIDES; THE TEN WAZIRS; OR THE HISTORY OF KING AZADBAKHT AND HIS SON: Of the Usefulness of Endeavour Against the Persistent Ill Fortune: Story of the Merchant Who Lost His Luck; Of Looking to the Ends of Affairs: Tale of the Merchant and His Sons; Of the Advantages of Patience: Story of Abu Sabir; Of the Ill Effects of Impatience: Story of Prince Bihzad; Of the Issues of Good and Evil Actions: Story of King Dadbin and His Wazirs; Of Trust in Allah: Story of King Bakhtzaman; Of Clemency: Story of King Bihkard; Of Envy and Malice: Story of Aylan Shah and Abu Tammam; Of Destiny or That Which is Written on the Forehead: Story of King Ibrahim and His Son; Of the Appointed Term, Which, If It Be Advanced, May Not Be Deferred, and If It Be Deferred, May Not Be Advanced: Story of King Sulayman and His Niece; Of the Speedy Relief of Allah: Story of the Prisoner and How Allah Gave Him Relief; JA'AFAR BIN YAHYA AN DABD AL-MALIK BIN SALIH THE ABBASIDE; AL-RASHID AND THE BARMECIDES; IBN AL-SAMMAK AND AL-RASHID; AL-MAAMUN AND ZUBAYDAH; AL-NU'UMAN AND THE ARAB OF THE BANU TAY; FIRUZ AND HIS WIFE; KING SHAH BAKHT AND HIS WAZIR AL-RAHWAN: Tale of the Man of Khorasan, His Son and His Tutor; Tale of the Singer and the Druggist; Tale of the King Who Kenned the Quintessence of Things; Tale of the Richard Who Married His Beautiful Daughter to the Poor Old Man; Tale of the Sage and His Three Sons; Tale of the Prince Who Fell in Love with the Picture; Tale of the Fuller and His Wife and the Trooper; Tale of the Merchant, the Crone, and the King; Tale of the Simpleton Husband; Tale of the Unjust King and the Tither: Story of David and Solomon; Tale of the Robber and the Woman; Tale of the Three Men and Our Lord Isa: The Disciple's Story; Tale of the Dethroned Ruler Whose Reign and Wealth Were Restored to Him; Tale of the Man Whose Caution Slew Him; Tale of the Man Who Was Lavish of His House and His Provision to One Whom He Knew Not; Tale of the Melancholist and the Sharper; Tale of the Khalbas and His Wife and the Learned Man; Tale of the Devotee Accused of Lewdness; Tale of the Hireling and the Girl; Tale of the Weaver Who Became a Leach by Order of His Wife; Tale of the Two Sharpers Who Each Cozened His Compeer; Tale of the Sharpers with the Shroff and the Ass; Tale of the Cheat and the Merchants: Story of the Falcon and the Locust; Tale of the King and His Chamberlain's Wife: Story of the Crone and the Draper's Wife; Tale of the Ugly Man and His Beautiful Wife; Tale of the King Who Lost Kingdom and Wife and Wealth and Allah Restored Them to Him; Tale of Salim the Youth of Khorasan and Salma, His Sister; Tale of the King of Hind and His Wazir; VOLUME 2: AL-MALIK AL-ZAHIR RUKN AL-DIN BIBARS AL-BUNDUKDARI AND THE SIXTEEN CAPTAINS OF POLICE: First Constable's History; Second Constable's History; Third Constable's History; Fourth Constable's History; Fifth Constable's History; Sixth Constable's History; Seventh Constable's History; Eighth Constable's History: The Thief's Tale; Ninth Constable's History; Tenth Constable's History; Eleventh Constable's History; Twelfth Constable's History; Thirteenth Constable's History; Fourteenth Constable's History: A Merry Jest of a Clever Thief; Tale of the Old Sharper; Fifteenth Constable's History; Sixteenth Constable's History; TALE OF HARUN AL-RASHID AND ABDULLAH BIN NAFI': Tale of the Damsel Tohfat Al-Kulub and the Caliph Harun Al-Rashid; WOMEN'S WILES; NUR AL-DIN ALI OF DAMASCUS AND THE DAMSEL SITT AL-MILAH; TALE OF KING INS BIN KAYS AND HIS DAUGHTER WITH THE SON OF KING AL-'ABBAS; TALE OF THE TWO KINGS AND THE WAZIR'S DAUGHTER; THE CONCUBINE AND THE CALIPH; THE CONCUBINE OF AL-MAAMUN; APPENDIX: VARIANTS AND ANALOGUES OF SOME OF THE TALES IN VOLS. I. AND II. by W.A. Clouston: The Sleeper and the Waker; The Ten Wazirs; or, The History of King Azadbakht and His Son; King Dadbin and His Wazirs; King Aylan Shah and Abu Tammam; King Sulayman Shah and His Niece; Firuz and His Wife; King Shah Bakht and His Wazir Al-Rahwan; On the Art of Enlarging Pearls; The Singer and the Druggist; The King Who Kenned the Quintessence of Things; The Prince Who Fell in Love with the Picture; The Fuller, His Wife, and the Trooper; The Simpleton Husband; The Three Men and Our Lord Isa; The Melacholist and the Sharper; The Devout Woman Accused of Lewdness; The Weaver Who Became a Leach by Order of His Wife; The King Who Lost Kingdom, Wife, and Wealth; Al-Malik Al-Zahir and the Sixteen Captains of Police; The Thief's Tale; The Ninth Constable's Story; The Fifteenth Constable's Story; The Damsel Tuhfat Al-Kulub; Women's Wiles; Nur Al-Din and the Damsel Sitt Al-Milah; King Ins Bin Kays and His Daughter; ADDITIONAL NOTES: Firuz and His Wife; The Singer and the Druggist; The Fuller, His Wife, and the Trooper; VOLUME 3: THE TALE OF ZAYN AL-ASNAM: The Turkish Version by E.J.W. Gibb; ALAEDDIN; OR, THE WONDERFUL LAMP: The English Translation of Galland; ADVENTURES OF KHUDADAD AND HIS BROTHERS: History of the Princess Daryabar; HISTORY OF THE CALIPH'S NIGHT ADVENTURE: Story of the Blind Man, Baba Abdullah; Story of Sidi Nu'uman and His Mare; Story of Khwajah Hasan Al-Habbal; HISTORY OF ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES; HISTORY OF ALI KHWAJAH AND THE MERCHANT OF BAGHDAD; ADVENTURES OF PRINCE AHMAD AND THE FAIRY PERIBANU; TALE OF THE TWO SISTERS WHO ENVIED THEIR CADETTE.; VOLUME 4: Translator's Foreword; STORY OF THE SULTAN OF AL-YAMAN AND HIS THREE SONS; STORY OF THE THREE SHARPERS: The Sultan Who Fared Forth in the Habit of a Darwaysh; History of Mohammed, Sultan of Cairo; Story of the First Lunatic; Story of the Second Lunatic; Story of the Sage and the Scholar; The Night-Adventure of Sultan Mohammed of Cairo with the Three Foolish Schoolmasters; Story of the Broke-Back Schoolmaster; Story of the Split-Mouthed Schoolmaster; Story of the Limping Schoolmaster; Story of the Three Sisters and Their Mother the Sultanah; HISTORY OF THE KAZI WHO BARE A BABE; TALE OF THE KAZI AND THE BHANG-EATER: History of the Bhang-Eater and His Wife; How Drummer Abu Kasim Became a Kazi; Story of the Kazi and His Slipper (including the Tale of the Bhang-Eater who became the Just Wazir and who decided two difficult cases); Tale of Mahmud the Persian and the Kurd Sharper; Tale of the Sultan and the Poor Man Who Brought to Him Fruit; The Fruit-Seller's Tale; Tale of the Sultan and His Three Sons and the Enchanting Bird; Adventure of the Fruit-Seller and the Concubine; Story of the King of Al-Yaman and His Three Sons and the Enchanting Bird; History of the First Larrikin; History of the Second Larrikin; History of the Third Larrikin: Story of a Sultan of Al-Hind and His Son Mohammed (told by the First Larrikin); Tale of the Fisherman and His Son (told by the Second Larrikin); Tale of the Third Larrikin Concerning Himself; HISTORY OF ABU NIYYAH AND ABU NIYYATAYN; Appendix A: Ineptiae Bodleinanae; Appendix B: The Three Untranslated Tales in Mr. E.J.W. Gibb's 'Forty Vezirs'; VOLUME 5: THE HISTORY OF THE KING'S SON OF SIND AND THE LADY FATIMAH; HISTORY OF THE LOVERS OF SYRIA; HISTORY OF AL-HAJJAJ BIN YUSUF AND THE YOUNG SAYYID; NIGHT ADVENTURE OF HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE YOUTH MANJAB: The Loves of the Lovers of Bassorah; Story of the Darwaysh and the Barber's Boy and the Greedy Sultan; Tale of the Simpleton Husband; Note Concerning the 'Tirrea Bede,' Night 655; THE LOVES OF AL-HAYFA AND YUSUF; THE THREE PRINCES OF CHINA; THE RIGHTEOUS WAZIR WRONGFULLY GAOLED; THE CAIRENE YOUTH, THE BARBER AND THE CAPTAIN; THE GOODWIFE OF CAIRO AND HER FOUR GALLANTS; THE TAILOR AND THE LADY AND THE CAPTAIN; THE SYRIAN AND THE THREE WOMEN OF CAIRO; THE LADY WITH TWO COYNTES; THE WHORISH WIFE WHO VAUNTED HER VIRTUE; COELEBS THE DROLL AND HIS WIFE AND HER FOUR LOVERS; THE GATE-KEEPER OF CAIRO AND THE CUNNING SHE-THIEF; TALE OF MOHSIN AND MUSA; MOHAMMED THE SHALABI AND HIS MISTRESS AND HIS WIFE; THE FELLAH AND HIS WICKED WIFE; THE WOMAN WHO HUMOURED HER LOVER AT HER HUSBAND'S EXPENSE; THE KAZI SCHOOLED BY HIS WIFE; THE MERCHANT'S DAUGHTER AND THE PRINCE OF AL-IRAK; STORY OF THE YOUTH WHO WOULD FUTTER HIS FATHER'S WIVES; STORY OF THE TWO LACK-TACTS OF CAIRO AND DAMASCUS; TALE OF HIMSELF TOLD BY THE KING; Appendix I: Catalogue of Wortley Montague Manuscript Contents; Appendix II by W.F. Kirby: Notes on the Stories Contained in Vol. IV. of 'Supplemental Nights'; Notes on the Stories Contained in Vol. V. of 'Supplemental Nights'; VOLUME 6: THE SAY OF HAYKAR THE SAGE; THE HISTORY OF AL-BUNDUKANI OR THE CALIPH HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE DAUGHTER OF KING KISRA; THE LINGUIST-DAME, THE DUENNA AND THE KING'S SON; Note to the Linguist Dame; THE TALE OF THE WARLOCK AND THE YOUNG COOK OF BAGHDAD; THE PLEASANT HISTORY OF THE COCK AND THE FOX; HISTORY OF WHAT BEFEL THE FOWL WITH THE FOWLER; THE TALE OF ATTAF: The Tale of Attaf by Alexander J. Cotheal; HISTORY OF PRINCE HABIB AND WHAT BEFEL HIM WITH THE LADY DURRAT AL-GHAWWAS; Appendix I: Index to the Tales and Proper Names; Appendix II: Alphabetical Table of the Notes (Anthropological, &c.); Appendix III: Notes on the Stories Contained in Vol. VI. of Supplemental Nights by W.F. Kirby; Appendix IV: Additional Notes on the Bibliography of the Thousand and One Nights by W.F. Kirby; The Biography of the Book and Its Reviewers Reviewed; Opinions of the Press.Keywords: LITERATURE MIDDLE EASTERN ARABIAN NIGHTS SCHEHERAZADE No jackets as issued. Boards only lightly rubbed, with the typical loss of gilt & silver to which this set is particularly prone, though several volumes have it intact. A better example of this set than we generally see.

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        Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIXe siecle, 1801-1893. 8 Bände.

      Paris, A. Rouquette, 1894-1920. - Erstausgabe. - Dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar dieses Standardwerkes der französischen Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts mit rund 20.000 tlw. ausführlich kommentierten Nachweisen in allen Auflagen mit Kollation, justification du tirage und Varianten. - Nr. 442 von 1000 (ges. 1050) Exemplaren „sur papier vélin". - Vereinzelt min. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar. - Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 4°. Zus. ca. 4000 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 5 Bünden m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. den eingeb. OUmschlägen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der tote Gast

      Enck, 1920 - Erscheinungsjahr geschätzt, Deckel mit grünen Farbspuren und leicht bestoßen, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 499

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        Bilder vom Kriege in Deutsch-Ostafrika nach Aquarellen. Komplette Mappe mit allen 30 Bildern und Textheft.

      Hamburg, Charles Fuchs, 1920. - Braune, geprägte Kunstledermappe mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel und mit aufmontiertem Deckelbild, 25x40 cm, mit 30 Bildern nach Aquarellen, aufgeklebt auf grüne Passpartouts, Blattgröße ca. 32 x 23 cm. Komplett mit dem zugehörigen Textbüchlein, 35 Seiten. Die Mappe an berieben und bestoßen, im Deckelinnengelenk ist das Kunstleder eingerissen, die Bilder von sehr schöner Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FAVOLE. Disegni e fregi di Duilio Cambellotti. Prefazione di Ferdinando Martini.

      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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      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1920. With an Introduction by Siegfried Sassoon. Quarto. Original red cloth, printed paper label to spine, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Photogravure portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Spine and board edges faded, some browning to endleaves, small ink splash to rear endpaper. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. This slim volume, promoted and published by Sassoon after Owen's death and backed by Edith Sitwell, contains all Owen's best known poems, including "Dulce et Decorum est", "Insensibility", "Anthem for Doomed Youth", "Futility" and "Strange Meeting".

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        XXX dessins. Nus-Isadora Duncan-Ida Rubinstein-Boxeurs.

      Editions du Temps présent (1920), Paris - Paris, Editions du Temps Présent, (1913), in-4 carré, demi-maroquin havane à coins, couverture et dos conservés. (Alfred Farel). La danse interprétée par ces vedettes que furent Isadora Duncan et Ida Rubinstein est magnifiée sous la finesse du trait de DUNOYER de SEGONZAC qui sut parfaitement en saisir le mouvement. Tirage limité à 530 ex. 1 des 15 ex. sur Chine (N°28). Légères usures. Livres

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        Mystische Geschichten. Mit zwölf Steinzeichnungen und acht [recte: 9] Strichätzungen von Alfred Kubin. [Eingeleitet u. hrsg. von Georg Goyert].

      München, Georg Müller, 1920. . VORZUGSAUSGABE. Nr. 32 von 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf Bütten (GA: 5000 Ex.), gedruckt im Buchgewerbehaus M. Müller & Sohn. - Horodisch A 26; Raabe 131. - Facino Cane. El Verdugo. Die rote Schenke. Ein Drama am Meeresstrande. Eine Leidenschaft in der Wüste. Sarrasine. Das unbekannte Meisterwerk. Der Kriminalrichter. Tobias Guarnerius. Lebe wohl. Die Zaubernacht in den Hochlanden. - Deckelbezüge zum Vorderrand hin berieben, Papier gebräunt, die Ränder schwach stockfl.; sonst wohlerhalten

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        Mystische Geschichten. Mit zwölf Steinzeichnungen und acht [recte: 9] Strichätzungen von Alfred Kubin. [Eingeleitet u. hrsg. von Georg Goyert].

      München Georg Müller 1920 - XII, 315 S. Mit 21 Illustr. im Text u. auf Taf. (= Galerie der Phantasten, hrsg. von Hanns Heinz Ewers, Bd. 7). Ockerfarb. HALBMAROQUIN mit floraler Rückenvergoldung und bordeauxrotem Rückenschild und Kopfgoldschnitt. Die Deckelbezüge mit Blättern und Blüten auf gelbgrünem Kleistergrund. VORZUGSAUSGABE. Nr. 32 von 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf Bütten (GA: 5000 Ex.), gedruckt im Buchgewerbehaus M. Müller & Sohn. - Horodisch A 26; Raabe 131. - Facino Cane. El Verdugo. Die rote Schenke. Ein Drama am Meeresstrande. Eine Leidenschaft in der Wüste. Sarrasine. Das unbekannte Meisterwerk. Der Kriminalrichter. Tobias Guarnerius. Lebe wohl. Die Zaubernacht in den Hochlanden. - Deckelbezüge zum Vorderrand hin berieben, Papier gebräunt, die Ränder schwach stockfl.; sonst wohlerhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Frühlings Erwachen. Eine Kindertragödie. Mit zwölf Steinzeichnungen von Willy Geiger. ( Frühlingserwachen )

      München, Georg Müller . 1920 - 4° ( 28,5 x 23,0 cm). Originalhalblederband auf fünf Bünden mit vergoldetem Rückentitel, goldgeprägten Verzierungen und breiten Lederecken. Das Leder - insbesondere die Bünde - mit Beschabungen. 154, (+6) Seiten mit 12 Lithographien. Die Vorsätze leicht gebräunt. Exemplar 62 von 330, eins von 40 Exemplaren der zweiten Vorzugsausgabe in Halbleder. Auf festem Kunstdruckpapier, die Lithographien auf weißen Velin, die Lithographien im Stein monogrammiert. Richtig gutes Exemplar. (= Welttheater. Meisterdramen mit Originalgraphik. Dritter Band). -- Lang, Expressionismus 71. – 25 Jahre Georg Mexpüller Verlag S. 209 (und nur dort mit Hinweis auf die Vorzugsvarianten). Alle Einbandvarianten entstanden nach Entwürfen von Paul Renner. Vitri6 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Werke.

      Georg Müller, München 1920 - 9 von 9 (komplett) Orig. Hldrbde. mit goldgepr. Rtitel., marm. Deckelpapier (Tls. berieb. u. best.), Innen sauber. 25 Jahre Georg Müller S.208. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rescue A Romance of the Shallows


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        Nihon Fukei Hanga Prints of Japanese Scenery


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        The Age of Innocence.

      New York: D. Appleton and Company,, 1920. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to front board and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red solander box. Spine faded, rubbing to corners and ends of spine, in the dust jacket with chip to lower front corner, shallow chipping to corners and ends of spine, closed tear to top edges, mild soiling to panels. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, first issue dust jacket with no mention of the Columbia Prize. One of Wharton's most enduring works and of notable scarcity in dust jacket.

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        Thuvia Maid of Mars

      McClurg, 1920 A fine first edition in a very good dust jacket that has been professionally restored and line on the inside with Japanese paper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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      Asprey, UK 1920 - New Edition Circa 1920. Undated. A stunning full leather binding of the authors classic by Asprey. This would have been produced privately for their clients and customers. First time we have come across this edition before. Full crushed calf with detailed gold tooling to boards and inners. Stunning binding and in lovely condition. Book is very good++ and very bight and clean. Contents very good. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 5968 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Aktion. Wochenschrift für Politik, Literatur, Kunst. Jahrgänge 7 bis 10 in 4 Bänden.

      Berlin, Verlag Die Aktion, 1917 bis 1920. - Jg. 7: 27 (25 Doppel-) Hefte mit 107 Orig.-Holzschnitten und 2 Anzeigen; Jg. 8: 26 Doppelhefte mit 139 Orig.-Holzschnitten; Jg. 9: 29 (tls. Doppel-) Hefte mit 86 Orig.-Holzschnitten; Jg. 10: 26 Hefte mit 29 Orig.-Holzschnitten. Folio, einheitliche Halbleinwand-Bände der Zeit. Vollständig und mit allen Original-Illustrationen. Söhn, 407 - 410. Dietzel/Hügel 35. - Vier komplette, Jahrgänge der wichtigen, expressionistischen Zeitschrift, die von 1911 bis 1932 erschien. Als künstlerische Beiträger sind Conrad Felixmüller (am häufigsten), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Egon Schiele (1x), Otto Freundlich, Josef Capek, Heinrich Hoerle, Karl Jacob Hirsch, Heinrich Strohmayr, Richard Bampi, Rüdiger Berlit, Georg Tappert, u.a. mit meist mit in den Text eingestreuten Originalholzschniiten sowie Titelgraphiken vertreten. Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt.

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        "To Hold as 'Twere"

      Dundalk: Tempest Dundagan Press, 1920. Wraps. Good. 4to. 26 by 18.5 cm. Unpaginated, 20 leaves, with 17 being caricature plates, plus title with vignettes. Grace Plunkett, nee Gifford, was a well-known artist and caricaturist who married Joseph Plunkett, martyr of the Easter 1916 Uprising, hours before his execution. This 1920 collection includes a good number of caricatures of the Irish rebels and other notables, including de Valera, Lady Gregory, John MacCormick, Countess Markievicz, etc. The caricatures are sharp and merciless, and Plunkett was a rarity as a woman in the field of caricature at the time. Her sympathies were strongly for Sinn Fein and Irish independence, needless to say. The collection is uncommon in commerce. Heavy soiling of the cover. Moderate wear besides.

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        English Homes: Norman and Plantagenet; Mediaeval and Early Tudor; Early Tudor; Late Tudor and Early Stuart; Late Stuart; Sir John Vanburgh; Early Georgian; Late Georgian. 9 volumes complete.

      London; Country Life all 1st editions save one -1937 1920 - Nine volumes, folio (approx 385x270mm or 15 1/4" x 10 1/2"), publisher's blue buckram over lighter blue cloth boards, gilt, title repeated on upper boards, all edges gilt save for two volumes. The nine volumes are as follows: PERIOD I - vol I: Norman and Plantagenet,1066-1485, 1st edition,1921, frontispiece, some 403 text illustrations of interiors, external views and measured drawings and plans, ppxxxix, 338, advert leaf. Faint stain in gutter margin pp34/35. PERIOD II - vol I: Early Tudor, 1485-1558, 1st edition 1924: frontispiece, some 475 illustrations, lx, 396pp. Slight adhesion damage outer corners of lower margin pp66/67, 140/141, 192/193, 220/221, 336/337. PERIOD I and II - vol II: Mediaeval and Early Tudor,1066-1558, 2nd edition, 1937: frontispiece, some 556 illustrations, xlviii, 364pp, very small adhesion marks pp271 and 323 affecting photographic illustration; rear free endpaper creased. PERIOD III - vol I: Late Tudor and Early Stuart, 1558-1649, 1st edition,1922: frontispiece, some 475 illustrations, pp lvi, 378, advert leaf. PERIOD III - voI II: Late Tudor and Early Stuart, 1558-1649: 1st edition, 1927: frontispiece, some 537 illustrations, xxii, 423pp. Inscription on front fly-leaf. PERIOD IV - vol I: Late Stuart, 1649-1714, 1st edition,1920: frontispiece, some 546 illustrations, ppxl, 430, advert leaf. PERIOD IV - vol II. The Work of Sir John Vanbrugh and his School, 1699-1736, 1st edition 1928 (written with Christopher Hussey): frontispiece, some 542 illustrations, lxiv, 333pp. PERIOD V - vol I. Early Georgian, 1714-1760, 1st edition, 1921: frontispiece, some 448 illustrations, ppxliii, 357, advert leaf. Adhesion damage to lower margin pp224-225. PERIOD VI - vol I: Late Georgian, 1760-1820, 1st edition, 1926: frontispiece, some 659 illustrations, xl, 402pp. Tiny damage to photograph ppxvi/xvii, 285, 288/289, 340/341, 344/345, 390/391. SUMMARY: Save for the slight adhesion damage noted above (only small areas of a few photographs and margins affected), cloth not quite uniformly faded and lightly marked spines, a good set of this extraordinary survey of the grandest examples of the English country house. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Albert Einstein Signed Etching.

      1920. Etch bust of Albert Einstein done by well-known artist Hermann Struck. Signed by both Struck numbered 59/100 and also signed by Einstein on the lower right side. In near fine condition with light toning to the extremities. Measures 8.5 inches by 10.5 inches. Hermann Struck was a German Jewish artist known for his etchings. In 1908, Struck published "Die Kunst des Radierens" ("The Art of Etching"), which became a seminal work on the subject. His students included Marc Chagall, Lovis Corinth, Jacob Steinhardt, Lesser Ury and Max Liebermann. Struck did commissioned portraits of Albert Einstein, Ibsen, Nietzsche, Freud, Herzl, Oscar Wilde among others.

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        Dessins originaux signés : opération de césarienne

      - 8 dessins [175 x 145 mm] sur France (Paris ), c. 1920, , 8 dessins [175 x 145 mm] sur 4 planches [250 x 370 mm]. Numérotés 1 à 10 (sans la planche qui contenait les dessins 3 et 4), fusain, encre noire et gouache blanche sur papier calque, Très bel ensemble provenant de la Clinique d'accouchements de la rue d'Assas (Clinique Tarnier). Les dessins, d'une remarquable exécution, décrivent les étapes d'une opération de césarienne extra-péritonéale depuis l'ouverture par incision transversale basse de la paroi abdominale jusqu'à la fermeture de l'utérus et la pose d'un drain composé de mèches. Ils sont signés "H. Frantz" : cet artiste fut un familier du monde médical et hospitalier ; dessinateur anatomique et chirurgical, il fournit plusieurs dessins pour la section anatomo-clinique du musée du Service de santé des armées, installé au Val-de-Grâce à Paris pendant la guerre 1914-1918. On le connait également au travers de ses caricatures de médecins et de chirurgiens, publiées dans la revue Chanteclair dans les années 1910-1920 : parmi les personnalités qu'il a portraituré avec malice, on rencontre les obstétriciens Paul Bar et Julien Potocki tous deux internes de Tarnier et accoucheurs de "l'école de la Maternité" des hôpitaux de Paris. La césarienne décrite ici était réalisée en cas d'infection du péritoine, pouvant notamment être causée par la macération du foetus mort, sans extériorisation de l'utérus : le geste consiste à isoler la cavité extra-péritonéale pour éviter la contamination, le péritoine étant décollé et séparé de la paroi utérine par le chirurgien, puis suturé au moyen d'aiguilles de reverdin, avant le procéder à l'incision de la partie inférieure de l'utérus (dessins n° 5 et 6). Le geste final (n° 9) est ici de réaliser une double suture de l'utérus en refermant l'incision dans un premier temps, puis en refermant l'ensemble en étirant, de chaque côté de la première couture, deux bourrelets d'utérus afin de réaliser une suture étanche. Le dessin n° 10 décrit la pose d'un drain, du type Mikulicz. Ce type de césarienne, qui oblige à revenir à l'incision transversale basse, fut étudié à Cologne par le docteur Fritz Frank en 1906 et 1907. Jusque dans les années 1920, en France, les accoucheurs sont restés sceptiques quant à la technique de la segmentaire basse sans extériorisation de l'utérus. On joint : un dessin non signé [250 x 175mm], encre et aquarelle sur papier fort : "Suture du ligament large au vagin". (Marque de trombone oxydé en marge). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Leichenschändung.

      - Ein Spiel vom wollüstigen Tod.Bln., A.R.Meyer [1920], marm.Or.-Br.m.handschr.VDeckeltitel.14 nn.S., Titelzeichn.v.E.L.Kirchner.1.Ausg.[Lyr.Flugblätter].Lang 173; Raabe 53,8; ders., Ztschr.144,71; Josch D14.Auf Bütten gedruckt, hier in der besseren Ausstattung im vom Verleger beschrifteten Handeinband.Umschlagkanten leicht berieben.

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        Die Auflösung der Städte. Die Erde oder eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur. Es ist natürlich in 30 Zeichnungen nur eine Utopie .

      Folkwang-Verlag, Hagen 1920 - Hagen, Folkwang-Verlag 1920. 27,5 x 21,5 cm. 30 Tafeln mit Zeichnungen auf verschiedenfarbigem Papier, 1 Bl. (Tafelerläuterungen), 81(1) S., 1 nn. Bl. Illustr. OPpbd. (Rücken unter Verw. des Orig.-Rückens erneuert). Jaeger 0917.- Mit Beiträgen von Fuhrmann, Kropotkin, Lenin, Landauer, Scheerbart, Whitman u.a.- Exemplar mit handschriftl. Besitzeintrag des Architekten und Publilzisten Adolf Behne (1885-1948), einem der Wortführer der Avantgarde.- Papierbedingt etw. gebräunt. Sprache: deu (Rücken unter Verw. des Orig.-Rückens erneuert). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beim Schneider im alten Orient" originales Aquarell auf festem Büttenpapier ca.43x57cm; um 1920

      - Auf Grund der meisterlichen Ausführung und der Größe könnte es sich um eine Vorlage für eine Buchillustration handeln. Da das Blatt leider nicht signiert ist, überlasse ich es dem geneigten Betrachter, welchem der vielen Karikaturisten er es zuschreiben möchte. Auf jeden Fall ein äußerst gelungenes Blatt. Das farbenfrische Karikatur an den Blatträndern etwas knickfaltig.

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        Irish Fairy Tales.

      London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd., 1920 - Quarto. Original quarter vellum, gilt lettered spine and front cover, tan boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Slight crease at foot of spine, boards toned, light wear to corners and extremities, endpapers browned (as often the case), old glue mark across first divisional title, light scattered foxing. Colour frontispiece, decorative title page, 15 tipped-in colour plates mounted on cream paper (with captioned tissue guards), 21 black and white illustrations in the text. First edition, limited issue, one of 520 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. Hudson, p. 170; Latimore & Haskell pp. 52-53. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1920. Copyright date not stated but circa 1920. Large Illustrated edition Mrs Rodolph Stawell. With many beatiful illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Decorative Red cloth over boards with gold, blue green and pink colrs on the front and the spine. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate. With some light browning and foxing to the interior pages. Dust Jacket, decorative with soiling to the front, back and the spine. Dust jacket in a clear cover. Text and illustration are bright and clean, text is secure, A solid collectible book. . Limited. Hardcover. very good Plus/Good. Illus. by Edmund Dulac. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectible.

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        Portrait des Musikers Artur Schnabel (1882 Biala/Galizien - 1951 Morschach/Schweiz). Schwarze Kreide, teils gewischt, mit Weiß gehöht.

       1920/30er Jahre. Verso bezeichnet \"Arthur Schnabel gez. von seinem Schwiegervater\". Auf Malpappe. 28 x 23 cm. Lebensgroßes Portrait des österreichischen Pianisten und Komponisten Artur Schnabel. Er ist in Frontalsicht dargestellt, wobei sein Blick dem Betrachter ausweicht. Durch diese Haltung gewinnt das Bildnis seinen vergeistigten, etwas melancholischen Ausdruck. - Artur Schnabel zog als Kind nach Wien und wurde dort Schüler von Hans Schmidt und Teodor Leszetycki. 1900 zog er nach Berlin und heirate dort 1905 die Altistin Therese Behr-Schnabel. 1933 emigrierte er mit seiner Familie nach Großbritannien. - Sehr gut erhalten. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Musiker, Komponist, Pianist, Österreich, Wien, Berlin,

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        Canadian Victoria Cross Recipients [Pre-1920]

      8 August, 1920, 1920. Blank-page autograph book. 11.5 cm x 9 cm, black fabricoid binding with the word "Autographs" gilt-stamped to cover, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Written on front free endpaper: "Canadian Victoria Cross [Winners?]. Canadian National Exhibition. Toronto. 28/8/1920." The Victoria Cross is the highest honour in the Canadian honour system, for gallantry in the face of the enemy, that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. It even takes precedence over the Order of Canada. The Canadian National Exhibition celebrated Canada's wartime achievement bringing together 26 winners of the Victoria Cross and their families. Organized in cooperation with the Veterans Re-Union Council, large numbers of veterans attended the gathering of VC winners. In his opening day address, Sir Auckland Geddes noted the "imperishable glory of the Canadian Corps." There are 17 recipient autographs and 11 signatures of "next of kin" recipients. Some name their regiment, home town, and rank. Autographs include: George Harry Mullin, 1892-1963, VC, MM, 1917, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Passchendaele, Belgium (signed on separate page by his wife); Walter Leigh Rayfield, 1881-1949, VC, 1918, 7th Battalion CEF, Arras, France; Edward Donald Bellew, 1882-1961, VC, 1918, 7th Battalion, CEF, Kerselaere, Belgium (signed twice); Alexander Bereton, 1892-1976, VC, 1918, 8th Battalion, Amiens, France; Christopher Patrick John O'Kelly, 1895-1922, VC, MC, 1917, 52nd Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium; Robert Shankland, 1887-1968, VC, DCM, 1917, 43rd Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium; John Francis Young, 1893-1929, VC, 1918, 87th Battalion, CEF, Dury-Arras Sector, France; Thomas W. Holmes, 1898-1950, VC, 2nd Battalion, Passchendaele, Belgium; Raphael Zengel, 1894-1977, VC, MM, 1918, 5th Battalion, CEF, Warvillers, France; Frederick Coppins, 1889-1963, VC, 1918, 8th Battalion, CEF, Hackett Woods, France; William Merrifield, 1890-1943, VC, MM, 1918, 4th Battalion, CEF, Abancourt, France; Cecil John Kinross, 1896-1957, VC, 1917, 49th Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium; Herman James Good, 1887-1969, VC, 1918, 13th Battalion, CEF, Hangard Wood, France; Filip Konowal, 1888-1959, VC, 1917, 47th Battalion, CEF, Lens, France (a Ukrainian born Canadian was the only Ukrainian to receive the Victoria Cross); Charles Smith Rutherford, 1892-1989, VC, MC, MM, 1918, 5th Battalion Canadian Mounted Rifles, Monchy, France; Coulson Mitchell, 1889-1978, VC, MC, 1918, 4th Canadian Engineers, Canal de l'Escaut, France; George Richardson, 1831-1923, VC, 1859, 34th Regiment of Foot, British Army, Indian Mutiny; James Richardson, 1895-1916, VC, 1916, 16th Battalion, CEF, Somme, France (signed on 2-pages by next of kin, David Richardson); James Robertson, 1883-1917, VC, 1917, 27th Battalion, CEF, Passchendaele, Belgium; James Edward Tait, 1886-1918, VC, 1918, 78th Battalion, CEF, Amiens, France (signed on 2-pages by next of kin, Jessie Tait); Hugh Cairns, 1896-1918, VC, DCM, 1918, 46th Battalion, CEF, Valenciennes, France (signed on 2-pages by next of kin); Jean Brilland, 1890-1918, VC, MC, 1918, 22nd Battalion, CEF, Meharicourt, France; John George Pattison, 1875-1917, VC, 1917, 50th Battalion, CEF, Vimy Ridge, France (signed twice by next of kin); Harry Garnet Bedford Miner, 1891-1918, VC, 1918, 58th Battalion, CEF, Demuin, France; Frederick Hobson, 1873-1917, VC, 1917, 1st Battalion, CEF, Lens, France; John Bernard Croak, 1892-1918, VC, 13th Battalion, CEF, Amiens, France; Joseph Thomas Kaeble, 1892-1918, VC, MM, 22nd Battalion, CEF, Neuville-Vitasse, France; Frederick William Campbell, 1867-1915, VC, 1915, 1st Battalion, CEF, Givenchy, France. A very rare, very important and unique document.. Autographs. Very Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

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        Main Street

      Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920 A very good first edition, first issue (no battered type on pages 54 and 387), inscribed by Lewis in 1921 on the front free endpaper. Repair to front hinge. In an early, supplied dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Autograph calling card signed.

      [Vienna, c. 1920]. - Calling card format. 1 p. To the impresario Franz Ludwig Hoerth (1883-1934), apologizing for having missed him.

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        ?yd tautin s autonomijos Lietuvoje: I?leista ?yd Tautos Tarybos (Jewish national autonomy in Lithuania: Publication of the Jewish National Council)

      Kaunas: S. Neumano (S. Neumann), 1920. First edition. Paperback. g+. Octavo. 31, [1]pp. Original printed wrappers. Stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on title page. Published by the Jewish National Council of Lithuania, this scarce work compiles materials relating to the Lithuanian Jewish autonomy granted in 1920 by the Ministry for Jewish Affairs of the Lithuanian government. Lithuanian Jews took active part in the Lithuanian Wars of Independence, also known as the Freedom Struggles, referring to the three wars that Lithuania fought to defend its independence at the end of World War I: with Bolshevik forces (December 1918 - August 1919), the Bermontians* (June - December 1919), and Poland (August - November 1920). Altogether more than 3000 Jews served in the Lithuanian army between 1918 and 1920. As a result, the Jewish community was given a wide amount of autonomy in education and taxation through community councils, or kehillot. Unfortunately, by 1934, in a nationalist trend that reflected throughout Europe, the government scaled back much of this autonomy, and cases of anti-semitism increased. Wrappers sunned and partly chipped along back cover. Text in Lithuanian. Wrappers in overall fair, interior in good+ to very good condition. * The Bermontians (or the West Russian Volunteer Army) was an army in the Baltic provinces of the former Russian Empire during the Russian Civil War of 1918-1920.

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        The Works. In Prose and Verse with Preface and Notes.

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1920. 21 volumes, octavo. Finely bound in contemporary half blue morocco, gilt lettered and decorated spines, blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With photogravures throughout. A fine set. The Anniversary edition. Limited to 1250 sets of which this is number 146. This edition was issued as a celebration of Hardy's 80th year. Unusual in a contemporary binding.

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        The Forty-Third: The Story and Official History of the 43rd Battalion, A.I.F.

      Adelaide: Rigby. 1920. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket - As issued. Green cloth boards with gilt to face and spine. Pages tanned - and are a little "crisp". Illustrated with Black and White Photographs & Maps. Contains Muster Roll, Nominal Roll of Officers, Decorations Awarded, Roll of Honour, Casualty List, Prisoner List. Foreword by Jas. H. Cannan. Introduction by E. J. Colliver & B.H. Richardson. A very scarce first edition of this unit history. 248 pages The 43rd Battalion was originally formed during the First World War as part of the all-volunteer Australian Imperial Force [AIF]. Raised in early 1916, the battalion subsequently fought in the trenches of the Western Front from late 1916 until the end of the war in November 1918. After the war, the 43rd was re-raised as a part-time unit in South Australia, serving until 1930 when it was merged with the 48th Battalion. . 1st Edition. Hardback.

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        James E. W. Plum Rabeuschen oder der große Meister. Einunerhörter Detektivroman in dreizehn Kapiteln von Wehus Lächumschumpferhizling königlicher Hof-Zauberer zu Mythikon /Kabeuschen

      Erich Matthes, Leipzig 1920 - 105 Seiten. Pappeinband ohne OU. sehr seltenes Exemplar, Buchrücken fehlt, gebräunt, " Es gibt viele Menschen, welche glauben, daß es eine sehr ernste und gewichtige Sache sei um die letzten geheimnisse und um die höchste Wahrheit. Aber die wahrheit liegt nur selten im Ernst und niemals im groß tönenden Wort. Zum mindestes gehen die wege zu ihr durch jenes Land, in welchem das unauslöschliche Gelächter homerischer Götter klingt. Und viel öfter ist das Erhabene und Große im Kleinen und lächerlich Nebensächlichen zu finden, als in allem dem, was mit tiefsinnigen Reden oder großem welterfüllendem Geschrei einherschreitet. Es ist also leicht und auch berechtigt, das gewohnte Verhältnis und mit ihm die ganze Welt ein wenig umzukehren." aus dem Buch."Wilhelm Matthießen (1891 -1965 ) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller.Wilhelm Matthießen war der Sohn eines Beamten. Matthießen besuchte das Gymnasium in Düsseldorf und studierte anschließend Philosophie, Geschichte, Germanistik und Theologie an den Universitäten in Bonn und Berlin. 1917 promovierte er in Bonn mit einer Arbeit über Paracelsus zum Doktor der Philosophie. Nachdem er kurze Zeit als Soldat am Ersten Weltkrieg teilgenommen hatte, wurde er wegen Krankheit entlassen. Ab 1917 lebte Matthießen als freier Schriftsteller in München. Auf Anregung des Verlegers Hans von Weber veröffentlichte er fantastische, von der deutschen Romantik beeinflusste Romane, Erzählungen und Märchen für Kinder. Daneben fungierte er als Herausgeber einiger Bände der Paracelsus-Gesamtausgabe; in den Jahren 1920 und 1921 gehörte er der Redaktion der katholischen Kulturzeitschrift "Hochland" an.1924 kehrte Wilhelm Matthießen ins Rheinland zurück und lebte in den folgenden Jahren mit seiner Familie in einem ehemaligen Jagdhaus im Kottenforst bei Bonn. In den Verlagen Herder und Schaffstein erschienen bis 1945 zahlreiche weitere Bände mit Märchen und exotischen Abenteuererzählungen nach dem Vorbild des von Matthießen geschätzten Karl May. Matthießens erfolgreichstes Werk war der 1932 erschienene Schul- und Detektivroman "Das rote U".veröffentlichte er ab 1949 wieder - dezidiert unpolitische - Kinder- und Jugendbücher. Während der größte Teil von Matthießens umfangreichem literarischen Werk inzwischen in Vergessenheit geraten ist, sind Kinderbücher wie "Das rote U", "Das alte Haus" und "Die grüne Schule" bis heute lieferbar; der Hinweis auf die politische Vergangenheit des Autors erfolgt von Verlegerseite allerdings erst seit einigen Jahren. - In der Sowjetzone bzw. der frühen DDR standen nach 1945 sieben Werke Matthießens auf der "Liste der auszusondernden Literatur"." aus wikiepedia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sleeping Beauty.

      London: William Heinemann,, 1920. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in pink morocco, titles to spine in black, single rule to boards black, pictorial block to front board in black, twin rule to turn-ins in black, black endpapers, gilt edges. One tipped-in colour frontispiece, and silhouette illustrations throughout by Arthur Rackham. First trade edition.

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        Post-World War I Air Mail Plane Factory Photograph Album

      1920. Photograph Album. Very Good. Circa 1920. The album measures 12" x 7" and contains 34 pages with 113 photographs and one obituary clipping. The photographs vary in size from approximately 2.5" x 4" to 3.5" x 5.5". A few of the photos have some small waterspots. The album's cover is missing and it has been rebound with a leather thong. The pages are worn and beginning to split from the binding. Thirty of the photos are aircraft related, and the remainder are of people, buildings and outings. The aircraft photos are of what appears to be an aircraft factory or factories engaged in building mail planes or converting military aircraft into mail planes. It is likely the images are from either the Glenn L. Martin Company of Cleveland, Ohio or the Standard Aircraft Company of Patterson, New Jersey, or both. The photographs include a number of snapshots showing work in progress inside as well as aircraft including a Handley Page bomber with London markings, what appear to be military Curtis Jennies, a JR-1B mail airplanes, a Martin Bombers, and a Martin Mail Plane. There are additional images of a biplane with German military markings and a team of factory workers standing in front of a biplane with an enclosed cockpit. There are several photos of a mail plane crash; the aircraft number is only partially visible ("U. S. Mail - 2?4"). The obituary references Arthur J. Smith of Cleveland, and some of the planes display the distinctive Martin circled-star logos suggesting the photographs are from the Martin factory in Cleveland, However one of the images appears to be of the JR-1B aircraft by Standard and there are several photos of a Handley Page bomber apparently being reconfigured into a mail plane, a conversion that was only carried out at the Standard plant in Patterson. Overall, this is an intriguing and unique pictorial record of early mail plane construction that is worthy of further research.

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        letrre autographe à un ami Eugen Schwiedland

      1920 - Longue lettre de 2 pages in-4 Texte : « St Cloud ce 3 XII 1920 J’attendais mot de toi, cher vieux frère, et je reçois à l’instant ton épître du 28 novembre dernier (4 jours de voyage). J’ai vu dimanche dernier chez moi, où il est venu prendre une tasse de thé G. von M. Nous avons pu causer un peu plus paisiblement, une heure ½ durant. Ce diplomate philosophe n’a pas 39 ans, comme tu me l’annonçais, mais bien 48 ½, m’a-t-il affirmé. Il est solide, massif même, bien posément assis dans la vie. Il vit sans son épouse et sans ses 4 enfants qui sont en Allemagne, par cette raison que son beau père qui est à Paris fut très embêté, pendant la guerre, en raison de son nom de formation allemande, et veut vivre tranquille et ne voir que le plus rarement possible son gendre et sa fille et ses enfants. – un vieux bourgeois étroit et borné. M. M. ne tient pas rigueur à son beau père si mesquin et si soucieux de l’opinion, mais, je crois qu’il cherche à se faire envoyer ailleurs qu’à Paris afin de vivre en famille, bien que, me dit-il, il soit d’essence célibataire et que son épouse lui laisse l’illusion d’en être un. Il est gai, agréable et voit la vie sous un angle assez juste au point de vue humain. Je crois que nos philosophies diffèrent essentiellement. La mienne n’admet qu’une seule certitude : La mort et ne conçoit [le mot voit est rayé] tout le reste que comme des apparences fugitives dont le contrôle est difficile et toujours décevant – Je ne crois pouvoir affirmer aucune vérité nominale et tenue pour bien équarrie - Je suis presque un néantiste, puisque j’ai la religion très accentuée du doute et, qu’en réalité, c’est notre orgueil qui nous donne des croyances injustifiées ou injustifiables en une autre vie, alors que si nous voulons revivre nous devons procréer, reproduire notre spécimen comme font les végétaux et tous les êtres organisés. J’ai du goût pour les religions parce qu’elles m’apparaissent comme des mythes ingénieux qui ont séduit un peu partout les cerveaux les mieux équilibrés, mais comment peut-on se soumettre à des dogmes et dire avec St Augustin : « Credo quia absurdum non credere. » – ce me semble fou ! J’ai senti que G. von M., ce bon Junker de Silésie, avait été un bon nourrisson des doctrines luthériennes et qu’il y avait entre nous certains abîmes qui viennent de mes efforts à me donner l’esprit le plus libéré qui soit de toutes emprises. Von M. reconnait qu’il est infiniment moins cérébral que moi ; il est [la suite continue au verso] par contre de goûts plus entichés de philosophie abstraite. Il m’a prête [le mot donné est rayé] un livre français d’un nommé Baruzi : la volonté de métamorphosequi exprime, malgré une terminologie bien différente de la sienne, presque entièrement sa conception [le mot philosophie est rayé] de la vie et du monde, m’a-t-il écrit – Je me suis remis au travail – Je vais moins aller à Paris, vivre davantage chez moi et terminer beaucoup d’ouvrages en train dans ma Thébaïde d’anachorète. D’abord, un certain livre « le Jardin des souvenirs » où défileront tous les hommes intéressants de ma génération que j’ai fréquentés et qui sera comme le miroir magique de ma vie intellectuelle et psychique, puis des œuvres de pensées, des études historiques, des travaux sur Giacomo Casanova, dont tous les papiers et correspondances sont entre mes mains ! combien d’autres choses que je ne ferai sans doute jamais, étant dans ma 68e année d’âge – 10 ans de plus que toi – Je me sens encore cinquantenaire, mais, c’est égal, je perçois [le mot sent a été rayé] proche le bout de la route et la folie des projets illusoires – mais, je pense que rien n’a d’autre importance que celle que nous attachons à nos entreprises, et que je laisse quelques livres de plus ou non, cela ne tire pas plus à conséquence que quelques prunes de plus ou de moins à un prunier. Merci pour tes indications pour Vienne – Crois-tu vraiment à la hausse du change de la couronne – Si tu basais ton avis sur des perspectives solides, je

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        Nach dem Bade" originale handkolorierte Lithographie auf Bütten (Wasserzeichen: "G. Fichtners Nachf.") ca. 45x35cm; unterhalb der Darstellung handschriftlich in Bleistift signiert und numeriert "6/20"; um 1920

      - Das feine Blatt papierbedingt etwas wellig und vor allem an den Rändern einige Stockflecken

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        Sämtliche Werke. Unter Mitarbeiterschaft von Dmitri Merschkowski herausgegeben von Arthur Moeller van den Bruck. Übertragen von E. K. Rahsin. Erster bis zweiundzwanzigster Band in 23 Bänden. Sowie: Der Dostojewski-Nachlaß. Herausgegeben von René Fülöp-Miller und Friedrich Eckstein. 7 Bände. Zusammen insgesamt 30 Bände.

      Piper 1920-1928., München - Zusammen über 12.000 Seiten. 17 Orig.- Leinenbände, 12 Orig.-Halbleinenbände und 1 Orig.-Pappband, alle mit einheitlichem rotem, goldgeprägtem Rücken. Läßt sich die eigentliche Werkausgabe dank der höheren Auflagen noch zusammentragen, so sind die überhaupt nur einmal gedruckten Bände aus dem Nachlaß sehr selten. Bei ihnen handelt es sich um folgende Titel: Der unbekannte Dostojewski. Dostojewski am Roulette. Tagebuch der Gattin Dostojewskis. Lebenserinnerungen der Gattin Dostojewskis. Die Beichte eines Juden in Briefen an Dostojewski. Raskolnikoffs Tagebuch. Die Urgestalt der "Brüder Karamasoff" mit dem Vorwort "Dostojewski und die Vatertötung" von Sigmund Freud. 4 Bände liegen in Nachauflagen vor. Bei 5 Bänden sind die Rücken und die Goldprägung leicht verblaßt, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, wohlerhaltenes und vor allem vollständiges Exemplar der maßgeblichen deutschen Werkausgabe mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        24 ff. in-8 e 2 ff. in-4, di autografi vergati inchiostro, non firmati, in francese, indirizzati al critico letterario Frédéric Lefèvre.

      S.l. e s.d. (1920 circa). - Eccezionale assieme di note autografe del Papini sulla letteratura, sul ruolo dello scrittore e sul suo romanzo di maggior successo ''Un uomo finito'' (1912), stilate in occasione di una intervista per ''Une heure avec'', rubrica giornalistica curata dal Lefèvre e poi destinata a diventare una collana di pubblicazioni. In una decina di fogli, vergati in chiara grafia solo al recto, Papini espone ciò che ha voluto fare scriovendo ''Un Uomo finito'', di cui ricorda le numerose riedizioni, traduzioni, e il successo su vasta scala : ''dégoûtée de la boursouflure de D'Annunzio''. Ideò : ''un livre qui serait une mise à point de mes expériences, un confession et un défi. Je voulais réaliser ce que Leopardi avait rêvé : Histoire d'une âme. C'est à dire les aventures, les combats, les victoires, et les déboires d'un pur esprit. Un ''Roman cérébral - sans femmes et sans intrigues, sur le plan purement ''intellectuel''. Nei restanti ff. affronta diversi temi anticipandone l'oggetto in alto a destra sul recto del foglio: Littérature et religion: lo scrittore cattolico è ''le véritable apôtre moderne dans l'Europe paganisée'' . Littérature française presque toujours ''enseignante'': Papini cita una quindicina di autori da Montaigne a Gide. - Deux espèces d'écrivains : compie una distinzione tra ''infermiers'' che forniscono ''des produits pour oublier, pour assassiner les temps'' e i ''dompteurs'' che fanno soffrire cercando ''de transformer en hommes les animaux'' - Écrivain : ''la conscience de l'humanité'' - Révolution : ''''la seule révolution véritable serait un changement de l'âme humaine. La suppression de l'égoïsme''. - Forme et contenu: Papini cita i maestri e i pensatori che hanno influenzato la sua formazione (Platone, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Carducci, Machiavelli, Dante.), infine parla dei suoi libri ''Crepuscolo dei filosofi'' e ''Storia di Cristo''. Importante raccolta di pensieri e riflessioni del celebre poeta, narratore e saggista italiano (Firenze 1881-1956). Per confronto grafia di Papini si veda: Bargellini-Papini, Carteggio 1923-1956 a cura di M.Chiara Tarsi, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, Roma, 2006 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Heart Troubles, Their Prevention and Disease, Louis Faugeres Bishop, First Edition, 1920 Signed Presentation copy, First Book on Cardiology in America

      Funk & Wagnalls, New York 1920 - Heart Troubles, Their Prevention and Disease, Louis Faugeres Bishop, First Edition, 1920 Signed Presentation copy, First Book on Cardiology in America The first Cardiologist of America who established Cardiovascular Medicine as a specialty. Louis Faugeres Bishop (1864- 1941) of New York was the first physician to limit his practice to cardiovascular medicine and call himself a cardiologist at a time when heart disease was not considered a specialty in the United States. He was the first heart specialist to be appointed as the ‘Clinical Professor of the Diseases of the Heart and Circulation’ at the Fordham University School of Medicine in 1907. Bishop spent time in 1908 and 1910 at the Bad Nauheim in Germany, a world centre for treatment of heart disease at that time. He was also the first to use the sphygmomanometer and study the adverse effects of high blood pressure in the human body and later in 1921 published on arteriosclerosis. As early as 1915, Bishop has adopted fluoroscopy and electrocardiography in his practice in cardiology at New York. In 1922 he was one of the 50 physicians at the organizational meeting of the American Heart Association. He and his colleagues founded the James Mackenzie Cardiological Society in 1926. His son Bishop (1901-1986) later served as President of the American College of Cardiologists and the New York Cardiological Society and published The Birth of a Specialty: The Diary of an American Cardiologist, 1926-1972 (New York: Vantage, 1977). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cinématoma -

      Aux éditions de la Sirène 1920 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12 302 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin bordeaux à bandes. Dos à 4 nerfs sautés avec date au talon. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée GAUCHÉ. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 45 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur papier de Corée. Depuis ses débuts, le cinéma fascine Max Jacob. Il se rend régulièrement dans les salles obscures. IL connaît par coeur les classiques de son temps, et défend les films sans voix. Cinématoma est le deuxième et dernier ouvrage publié à La Sirène. En effet, Jacob a promis son manuscrit pour la fin de 1918, et a du mal à respecter ses délais. De plus, il ne s'entend pas les éditeurs de La Sirène fondée par Jean Cocteau, Blaise Cendrars et Jacques Lafitte. Ce livre est composé d'une quinzaine de portraits d'hommes et de femmes ordinaires, provinciaux et parisiens: "Celle sui a trouvé un mari", "L'avocat qui aura deux femmes au lieu d'une", "Le Monsieur qui se mêle de ce qui ne le regarde pas", etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - DOGS. BLOBBS AT THE FAIR by Vernon Stokes and B. Parker. London: Chambers, no date, circa 1920. Folio (10 x 12"), pictorial boards, slight bit of edge rubbing else Fine in dust wrapper. The misadventures of a wonderful bulldog named Blobbs at the fair are told in verse. Illustrated by Stokes and B. Parker with 11 fabulous full page chromolithographs and with more than 12 full page black & whites. This is a fantastic picture book, rarely found in such bright condition with dust wrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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