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        Carte Blanche. Articles parus dans Paris - Midi du 31 Mars au 11 Aout 1919.

      Paris, aux Editions de la Sirene, 1920. Prima edizione della tiratura di ?Cinquante exemplaires sur papier de Corée, numérotés de 6 à 55?. Allegato cartoncino autografo di Jean Cocteau con la scritta a penna stilografica: J?aime la belle franchise de Gide - Jean Cocteau. In 16mo; copertina originale con sovraccoperta; pp. 117, (3). Piccoli strappi con leggere mancanze alla sovraccoperta e dorso brunito. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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      Paris: Aux Editions Lucien Vogel, 1920. n. Hardcover. A Treasure Trove of Parisian Fashion Plates from the 1920s. 248 x 197 mm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4"). Six volumes, containing all issues for the years 1920, 1921, and 1922. Dark blue sharkskin over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titling, marbled endleaves. Profusely illustrated with color illustrations in the text and in advertisements (many full-page) and WITH 234 (of 236) POCHOIR ART DECO FASHION PLATES BY GEORGE BARBIER, ANDRÉ MARTY, and others, SOME HEIGHTENED WITH SILVER OR GOLD (lacking plates 68 and 70 from the 1921 volume). Spines sunned to dark brown, joints and extremities a little rubbed, two leaves coming loose, isolated minor offsetting, but a pleasing copy and certainly a fine set internally--clean and fresh, with vivid coloring. These issues of a luxury women's magazine feature fashion illustrations from the zenith of the Art Deco period, with the designs of the great couturiers Paul Poiret, Jeanne Lanvin, Worth, Georges Doeuillet, and Madeleine Vionnet depicted by leading artists, including George Barbier, André Marty, Charles Marin, Pierre Brissard, Siméon, and Benito. With a title that translates to "Journal of Good Taste" and a subscription price that equalled $425 per year in today's money, Lucien Vogel's "Gazette du Bon Ton" was geared toward the elite women who wore custom-fitted designer clothes, changed dresses four or five times a day, vacationed in exotic locales, and regularly attended glittering balls. This elegant femme du monde is portrayed by the illustrators in dramatic vignettes displaying glorious couture. In addition to the fashion plates, there are articles on such timeless women's magazine topics as hair styles, flirting, and prime honeymoon locales, as well as reviews of music and art. The "Gazette" was founded by publisher Lucien Vogel in 1912 as a luxury magazine, printed on heavy stock with copious richly colored illustrations. Publication was suspended in 1915, due to World War I, and resumed in 1920, continuing through 1925. Copies most frequently turn up in the marketplace for single or part years, and they are very frequently in lamentable condition.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Tapis Anciens de la Chine, Tapis Roumains, Tapis de Pologne Lithuanie et Yougoslavie and Tapis de Finlande Norvege et Suede Four Volumes

      Paris Ernst Henri s 1920 - 1920's Original publisher's portfolios with decorted printed boards all with ties and only the final volume with damaged spine all complete with 20,34, 30 and 33 colour plates respectively. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.G.Manwaring]
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        Zsigmond Kolozsvári / Kolos-Vary, Sigismond - 6 Originale Radierungen / Original Etchings 1920 - 31x23 cm - signiert - Illustrationen aus der Reihe Sandor Petöfi Apostol - 1920

      1920 - Die Radierungen wurden ursprünglich als Illustration für eine bibliofile, sogenannte Tevan Ausgabe (Sandor Petöfi, Apostol, 1920/21, Bekescsaba, Ungarn) in 100 Exemplaren angefertigt. Die orig. Radierungen auf kanadischem Papier sind alle signiert. Zsigmond Kolozsvári / Sigismond Kolos-Vary (Kolosvary), Bánffyhunyad, 1899 - La Chaux-de Fonds, 1983, emigrierte 1926 nach Frankreich, Mitglied der Gruppe Atelier 17 / W. Hayter /, später in die Schweiz. In Paris traf er den Dichter Pierre Guéguen, einen Freund von Corbusier, der die Vorrede zu seiner Ausstellung in der Gallerie von Mrs Povolozky (sie war Modell von Modigliani) hielt. In dieser Galerie verkaufte Kolozsvári sein erstes Gemälde, hier traf er auch auf Jacques Lipchitz, André Lhote, André Salmon und Jean Cassou. 1941 wurde er von der Gestapo verhaftet und als Jude für zwei Jahre im KZ Gurs interniert. 1943 floh Kolozsvári und emigrierte in die Schweiz, wo er bis 1946 blieb. Danach kehrte er nach Paris zurück und wurde 1955 eingebürgert. 1977 verlegte Kolozsvári sein Atelier nach Boulogne-Billancourt. Zustand: gut und sauber. The etchings were originally created as illustration for a bibliophile, so called Tevan issue (Sandor Petöfi, Apostol, 1920/21, Bekescsaba, Hungary) with 100 copies. The etchings were printed on Canadian paper, and is signed. Size: 4°

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL Kunst, Literatur & Antiquariat]
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        Panorama vom Rigi-Kulm. Luzern Rigi-Bahn Vitznau. Chromolithographisches Panorama nach Süden mit Rigi und Vierwaldstättersee vor den Alpen. Im Originalrahmen mit Titelei, vielleicht aus dem Wartessal des Bahnhofs in Vitznau oder aus einem Hotel der Region.

      Graphische Anstalt H. Vontobel & Co., Meilen / E. Goetz Kunstanstalt Luzern, ca. 1920-1930,. 45x70 cm, Chromolithographie signiert "G.M.", Ortschaften, Seen, Berge, etc. im Bild beschriftet, auch die Bahnlinien (insbesondere Rigi u. Scheidegg) sind rot eingetragen, 3 vertikale Knitterspuren, ansonsten guter Zustand. gerollt.. Originalstück des Schweizerischen Alpentourismus der 20er oder 30er Jahre. Das Chromolitho-Poster, welches für die Innerschweizer Bergwelt und die Rigi-Bahn wirbt, hing wohl in einem Bahnhof (Vitznau?) oder in einer Hotel-Lobby der Region. Die eingezeichneten Bergbahnen zeigen noch die Trasse von Rigi Kaltbad hoch bis zur Rigi Scheidegg, welche 1931 wegen mangelnder Rentabilität eingestellt wurde und heute nur noch als Wanderweg existiert. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        The Homoeopathic Therapeutics of Diarrhoea. Dysentary, Cholera, Cholera Morbus, Cholera Infantum, and all Other Loose Evacuations of the Bowels

      Boericke & Tafel, 1920. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; a fair reading copy; boards stained and owner name and stamp inside cover otherwise a firm copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Dentelles au fuseau. - Album d'échantillons.

      - Sans date (circa 1920). Album in-4 contenant 116 articles fait main. Superbe et peu courant. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        Soieries Marocaines: Les Ceintures de Fès

      Albert Lévy, Paris 1920 - Folio. [4], 4pp (Text), 50 loose plates, as issued. Original half cloth over decorative paper covered boards. String ties. Publisher's logo on title page. Decorative initial. Lucien Vogel's remarkable work displays numerous examples of Moroccan textile design. It is magnificently illustrated with 50 mounted plates in vibrant color. The majority of these brightly colored pieces, features lively geometric and floral designs. Spine sunned. Minor abrasion at tail. One string missing. Upper flap missing. Lower flap detached but present. Some minor marginal browning along paper margin (not affecting text or plates). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1920. ONE OF 80 PAPER COPIES for sale (of 105 printed), along with six copies on vellum n. Hardcover. 419 x 292 mm (16 1/2 x 11 1/2"). xi, [i], 360 pp. ONE OF 80 PAPER COPIES for sale (of 105 printed), along with six copies on vellum. Original linen-backed blue paper boards, printed paper label on spine. Fine printed initials in red and blue designed by Graily Hewitt for this edition. Text printed in black, red, and blue. Front pastedown with bookplate of William Henry Smith, 3rd Viscount Hambleden (1903-48). Hornby 29; Franklin, p. 239 (noting 10 copies on vellum). Covers with a number of superficial marks and a handful of small abrasions (two more prominent), faint fading along two edges of each board, but a surprisingly solid copy, with only trivial wear to corners, and internally pristine. More than seven years in production (owing partly to World War I), the present elegant "Decameron," like other large format Ashendene books, is sumptuous without being self-consciously grandiose. With one of the smallest press runs among the later Ashendene books, it is printed entirely in Italian, including even the colophon (a fact that did not prevent a copy from being destroyed in 1927 by the U.S. Post Office in Kansas on account of its "immoral" content). Among the most celebrated and influential works of the period, the "Decameron" features stories of love, chivalry, and roguery that give us an inimitable picture of 14th century Italian society. The final story, that of Patient Griselda, was retold in Latin by Petrarch and in English by Chaucer, while the tale of the woman healer Juliet of Narbonne was adapted by Shakespeare in "All's Well that Ends Well." Son of a Florentine merchant, Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-75) wrote widely, but it is the "Decameron" that has proved itself a timeless classic. Our earlier owner, William Henry Smith, 3rd Viscount Hambleden, was the son of Frederick Smith, Hornby's college classmate and later his employer. Frederick had inherited from his own father the famous W. H. Smith company, the long-lived firm that became Britain's chief retailer of books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, and entertainment products. According to DNB, Frederick made "the master-stroke of his business life" when he hired Hornby in 1893, the latter proving "a decisive businessman whose work sustained and enhanced the firm's performance," chiefly by having the vision to establish the network of bookshops that made the company world-famous. For his part, employment at Smith's provided Hornby with a comfortable living, and allowed him to pursue his avocation as a printer. Because of their size and generally fragile materials, the large format linen-backed Ashendene volumes like this one are now difficult to find except in unflattering condition.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. U.

      Ostende, 1920. - 90:135 mm. Klischeehafte Aufnahme im Profil. Montiert auf dickeren Karton. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Collection of Mid-20th Century Track and Field Photographs

      Europe, 1920s-1950s. Ephemera. Very Good+. Collection of more than 100 sepia or b/w photographs and real-photo postcards; silver prints; average size 5x7in, tho some are smaller. Many with stamps or handwritten notations on the verso, indicating France, Germany, Italy, England. In VG+ or better condition; edges a bit thumbed, and sometimes some scuffing on the verso, as though a few images were torn from an album, or were at some point used for publication. Usually action shots, showing track and field and running events all over Europe -- and including images of Paavo Nurmi, Lucien Duquesne, Emil Zatopek, Romeo Bertini, and others.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        THÜRINGEN und ANHALT. Reliefpanorama mit den Städten als Vogelschauansichten.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "Atelier J. Ruep", um 1920, 55 x 45 cm. Schönes Panorama mit dem Thüringer Wald im Vordergrund und dem Blick bis Leipzig, Halle und Magdeburg. Die Städte und Sehenswürdigkeiten sind als kleine Vogelschauansichten hervorgehoben. Mit Einzeichnung der Verkehrswege. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, sehr farbfrisch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        This Side of Paradise

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1920., 39. First edition. Octavo, pp. 305. Bound in recent dark green full Morocco with raised bands and gilt titles and tooling to spine, gilt ruled margin to front and back. Top edge gilt fore-edge uncut, green marbled endpapers. Some spotting to the prelims, otherwise a nice clean copy in an attractive modern binding. The Jazz-age author's second novel; Amory Blaine, intent on rebelling against his staid, Midwestern upbringing, longs to acquire the patina of Eastern sophistication. In his quest for sexual and intellectual enlightenment, he progresses through a series of relationships, until he is cast out into the real world. Bruccoli. Listed in Modern Library's Top 100 Novels [1998].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The twelve / by Alexander Blok, translated from the Russian with an introduction and notes, by C.E. Bechhofer, with illustrations and cover-designs, by Michael Larionov

      London : Chatto & Windus, 1920, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Good copy in the original decorated boards. Professionally recased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 26 pages; Physical description; ix, 26 p. : plates. ; 26 cm. Russian title: Dvenadtsat. Controversial poem describing the march of twelve Bolshevik soldiers (likened to the Twelve Apostles) through the streets of revolutionary Petrograd.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Text in Russian] Usloviya Raboty Donbassa

      Rossiyskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Federativnaya Sovetskaya Respublika ca. 1920, Moskva - Broadside (69.25x53.25cm.); printed within pictorial border and illustrated with four captioned vignettes; inconsistently toned, shallow chips and a few tears affecting text with very small loss of meaning (if one is mostly unfamiliar with Russian) to imprint; rebacked on linen with old repairs; still, Very Good over all. Soviet poster whose title translates as "Work Conditions at the Donets Basin." Illustrations depict the deplorable work conditions of the Donbass coal mines and its bedraggled miners, working in waste-high floods, in unreinforced mines susceptible to collapse, the last illustrations showing a 13-year-old girl doing the work of a grown man. Undated, though most likely produced just before the Soviet take-over of the Donbass region. Poster not in OCLC as of October, 2014. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Das Naschkästchen

      Arcadien 1920. . Das Naschkästchen. Zwölf Kupfer von F[ranz] Christophe. - [Berlin] : Arcadien, 1920. 1 Bl., 12 Bl. : Kupferst. 24 x 14 cm. In Kassette. - Nr. 29 vom 30 Ex., nicht im Handel ersch. - Taf. in verschied. Farbtönen gedruckt, unter Passep. montiert /Kass. gebrauchsp., Rückengelenke angeplatzt/

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hardner]
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      1920. DOS PASSOS, John. ONE MAN'S INITIATION. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1920]. 12mo., blue cloth, stamped in black, in the original dust jacket; 128 pages. First Edition, first state with the broken "d' and the word "flat" obliterated on page 35, line 32. Limited to only 750 copies. Author's first novel, much in the tradition of the likes of Hemingway and E.E. Cummings- Dos Passos presents a fictionalized picture of his life as an ambulance driver for the French in World War I. It was among the earliest novels to debunk the war and its glory, preceding Erich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet On The Western Front" by nine years. Very Good (covers nice with a few light creases to the head of the spine; some foxing to endpapers but text clean & tight; very tiny crease to top corner of two pages); a handful of tiny chips but no serious tears to the extremely fragile d/j. $1,000.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1920. First British Edition. First Impression. Octavo; first issue binding in blue cloth, with publisher's imprinted measuring 3mm at base of spine and no ads bound at the rear; titles stamped in blind on front panel and in gilt on spine; 155pp, [1]. Corners gently tapped (though still sharp), vintage bookseller's label to front pastedown, with an ancient, typed bookseller's description (2.5 lines) gently pasted onto base of rear endpaper; Near Fine. In a later state dustjacket, with sub-title printed on front panel, with listing of "Books by A. Clutton-Brock" to rear panel, showing "What is the Kingdom of Heaven?" as being in the sixth edition; gentle sunning to spine, thin sliver of a chip at crown, and a trifle edge-worn; Very Good+. Eliot's fifth book and first collection of essays, culled from the pages of The Egoist, The Athenaeum, The Arts and Letters, and The Times Literary Supplement. Scarce in anything approaching a presentable jacket. Gallup A5.a.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        La montée aux enfers. Poésies

      Paris, Le livre du bibliophile, l'édition 1920. In - 4 relié demi maroquin cerise à coins, dos à nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée, étui. Couverture conservée. 166 pages illustrées par Edouard CHIMOT et comprenant 12 eaux - fortes originales gravées par l'artiste et 23 dessins au crayon tirés en typographie. Tirage limité numéroté. Celui - ci N° 381 sur papier vergé d'arches. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        Serigraph / silkscreen or linoleum print] depicting skier]

      [circa 1920s] - Damaged in two places. See attached, Sugbed by Rob Jahrweinz?? c1920's serigraph / silkscreen or linoleum print. Possibly one of a series on the four seasons.

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Plakat Kunst Salon Fritsch. Vorderreihe 58. [Lübeck-] Travemünde.

      [Lübeck], Druck: H. G. Rathgens, [1920er Jahre],. 75 x 48 cm (Rahmen). Original-Lithographie. Im Druck unten links signiert. Im nicht bedrucktem Randbereich umlafender, feiner Riss im Papier. Unter Glas gerahmt.. Der aus Südungarn stammende Maler Bossanyi, an der Kunstakademie Budapest und der Akademie Julian in Paris und später an der Camden Art School in London ausgebildet, kam nach seiner Internierung im I. Weltkrieg in Frankreich auf Grund seiner Verbindung zum Lübecker Gartenbauarchitekten Harry Maasz nach Norddeutschland. Hier fand der expressionistische Künstler Aufnahme in einer Gruppe Gleichgesinnter wie Asmus Jessen, Albert Aereboe und Curt Stoermer. Ab 1920 nahm er erfolgreich an Ausstellungen teil und erhielt öffentliche Aufträge. Er unterhielt in Lübeck ein Atelier. 1921 heiratete er die Schwester von Maasz, die Pianistin Wilma Maasz; 1934 musste er auf zunehmenden Druck der Nationalsozialisten nach England emigrieren. - Der Kunst-Salon Fritsch wird nicht bei Schweiger (Kunsthandel der Moderne) erwähnt.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Illustrated by Gwynedd M. Hudson

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, for Boots Pure Drug Co., c.1920., 1920. FIRST EDITION THUS. Quarto, pp. 5 [introductory poem/contents]; 180. Recently bound in half navy morocco over original decorated cloth boards, featuring main characters of Carroll's fairytale blocked in grey and gilt. In excellent condition with some spotting to front and rear board, leather fine, gilt a little rubbed, textblock bright and clean throughout. Illustrated throughout by Hudson with full colour plates and frontispiece in vivid colour. A charming edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Calling of the Sea

      London: Selwyn & Blount,, [1920]. Octavo. Original blue-green boards, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Potrait frontispiece. Spine cracked but holding, light foxing to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the lightly toned jacket, with a couple of short closed tears to extremities, and minor loss to spine ends, with tape repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. This poetry collection was published posthumously by Hodgson's widow, Betty ("Bessie") Gertrude Farnworth; Hodgson died in the First World War, killed by an artillery shell at Ypres on 17 April, 1918.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DADA ALMANACH. Im Auftrag des Zentralamts der Deutschen DADA-Bewegung herausgegeben von Richard Huelsenbeck. Mit Bildern. Beiträge u. a. von Hans Arp, Johannes Baader, Hugo Ball, Raoul Hausmann, Walter Mehring, Francis Picabia, Tristan Tzara, Philippe Soupault.

      Berlin W62, Erich Reiss Verlag, 1920,. 18,3 x 13,1 cm, 159 (1) Seiten, 8 schwarz-weiss Tafeln, illustrierte Original-Broschur (Ecken bestossen, Gebrauchsspuren, innen papierbedingt etwas fleckig), insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar.. ars libri 123, 201; 132, 84; 137, 109. - Bolliger 6, 106. - exlibris 5, 249. - Holstein 50, 481. - Raabe/Hannich-Bode 132.25. - Dada global 164. - Verkauf 106. - Pompidou Dada 1245. - dada artifacts 46. - Motherwell-Karpel 7 (Abbildung p. 147).

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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      1920. Robert Browning's Poems Handsomely Bound by Riviére & Son[RIVIÉRE & SON, Binder], BROWNING, Robert. Poems. London: Robt. Riviére & Son, Ltd., [n.d., ca. 1920]. Small octavo ( 5 13/16 x 3 13/16 inches; 147 x 96 mm.). xii, 277, [1 blank] pp. Photogravure frontispiece portrait. With a foreword by Alice Meynell.Bound by Riviére & Son ca. 1920 in elaborate paneled full brown speckled calf. Covers with double gilt rules surrounding a wide panel of orange calf decoratively bordered in gilt, spine with five raised bands elaborately tooled in compartments, red morocco gilt lettering label, gilt board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. A fine example housed in the original brown cloth slip-case.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        This Side of Paradise

      1920. Signed. FITZGERALD, F. Scott.This Side of Paradise.New York: Charles Scribner?'s Sons, 1920.First edition, first printing of Fitzgerald?'s first novel, inscribed one day after publication, ?"For Pete Compton, A wild man if there ever was one — F. Scott Fitzgerald, Princeton, NJ, March 27th 1920.?"Although the inscription was written just one day after the publication of This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald was already fast on his way to becoming the new literary sensation: the entire first printing of 3000 copies had already sold out (ultimately requiring two more printings in April alone). On March 30, 1920, Fitzgerald sent Zelda a telegram proposing that they should marry now: ?"Talked with John Palmer and Rosalind and we think best to get married Saturday noon we will be awfully nervous until it is over and would get no rest by waiting until Monday first edition of the book is sold out address Cottage until Thursday and Scribner?'s after that Love Scott.?" On April 3rd they were married at St. Patrick?'s Cathedral in New York. The parties in Princeton apparently continued: ?"In April they went to Princeton to ?'chaperon?' houseparties. ?'We were there three days,?' Fitzgerald wrote a friend. ?'Zelda and five men in Harvey Firestone?'s car and not one of us drew a sober breath… It was the damndest party ever held in Princeton & everyone in the University will agree?" (Turnbull, 107). The inscription is particularly appropriate in that This Side of Paradise is a romantic evocation of Fitzgerald?'s Princeton days, begun while he himself was still an undergraduate there. ?"This Side of Paradise achieved immense social impact. Daring and bold for its time, the novel projected new freedom-to flirt, smoke, pet, drink and dance. It functioned as a kind of bible for the Jazz Age among the nation?'s youth, catapulting Fitzgerald to overnight fame?" (Nolan, 37-38).Bruccoli A5.1.a. Bruccoli & Clark I:131.A bit of light dampstaining to top margin of some leaves, one-inch open tear to bottom margin of page 177. Some light spotting to original cloth. An exceptionally rare inscribed copy.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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      MacMillan Company, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good. MacMillan Company, New York 1920. First American Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published January 1920, no additional printings. Green cloth boards. Illustrated with photographs. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear, light spots. Name and date stamped at the endpaper, age toning.

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        Gesammelte Werke. 5 Bde. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung Nachf., Stuttgart & Herm. Klemm, Berlin-Grunewald 1920. 4to. 3074 S. Mit 1 Bildnis Gottfried Keller's nach einen Aquarell v. A. Böcklin. Dunkelrote Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit Rückentitel, reicher Romantikervergoldung, umlaufenden floralen Deckelfileten, Kopfgoldschnitt. (Signiert H. Fikentscher, Leipzig 1920).

      . . Eines von nur 50 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder. Dies ist unzweifelhaft die schönste bibliophile Gesamtausgabe der Werke Gottfried Keller's. Die bei H. Fikentscher mit der Hand gebundenen Maroquinbände makellos erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        Der Weintrinker. Ölgemälde auf Pappe.

      - Bildmaß: 37 x 29 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 54 x 45 cm ). Links unten mit *Willy Hanken, Hamburg* signiert. Undatiert ( ca. um 1920 gemalt ). Guter Zustand, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Literatur: Rump: Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon, Seite 174 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Lagerort: Rich ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        REIT IM WINKL. Reliefpanorama mit der Umgebung, die Orte als Vogelschauansichten.

      - 3 Blatt Bleistiftzeichnungen, z.T. blau aquarelliert, von J. Ruep, um 1920, je ca. 31 x 45 cm. Die vorliegenden drei Blätter dokumentieren sehr schön die Arbeitsweise des Künstlers Josef Ruep. Der erste, auf Transparentpapier ausgeführte Entwurf beschäftigt sich mit der Konzeption des Bildes, zeigt den Gesamtblick ohne jedoch die Details schon auszuarbeiten. Die Bergkette im Hintergrund ist nur in Umrißen angedeutet, während z.B. Reit im Winkl schon weitgehend ausgearbeitet ist. Im zweiten Blatt sind Walm- und Reitberg, Weitsee und Winklmoos, Fellhorn und Kössener Tal schon detaillierter dargestellt und auch beschriftet. Das letzte Blatt zeigt eine noch genauere Gestaltung der Berge, die Gewässer sind hier aquarelliert, z.T. mit Weißhöhung, und die Beschriftung sehr exakt. Das ganze Blatt ist bildmäßig mit gekonnten Schraffuren, exakten Konturierungen und schönen Hell-Dunkel-Effekten gestaltet. - Zwei Blätter auf festem Zeichenpapier, eines auf Transparentpapier; sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Panoramic View of Balmoral Castle].

      c. 1920 - Silver gelatin print. Very good tonal range and in good condition, pasted on card. Dimensions: 290 by 1390mm. (11.5 by 55 inches).

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Carte blanche EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Editions de la sirène, 1920. Fine. Editions de la sirène, Paris 1920, 10,5x18,5cm, broché. - First Edition, one of the numbered copies on Alfa paper Scotland, ours unjustified. Precious autograph signed by the author Paul Morand "... this pink vest / his faithful friend ..." Little miss cleverly filled in header and footer back cleared a small tear with a nifime lack a joint, a tiny hole (cigarette smoke by Paul Morand?) on the first board, the split flaps cover, some light bites mainly affecting the guards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires numérotés sur alfa d'Ecosse, le nôtre non justifié. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Cocteau à Paul Morand "... ce gilet rose / son ami fidèle..." Petits manques habilement comblés en tête et pied du dos éclairci, une petite déchirure avec un nifime manque sur un mors, un minuscule trou (de cigarette fumée par Paul Morand?) sur le premier plat, rabats de la couverture fendus, quelques légères piqûres affectant essentiellement les gardes.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Histoire universelle EDITION ORIGINALE

      Aix-en-Provence: Société de l'Histoire universelle, 1920. Fine. Société de l'Histoire universelle, Aix-en-Provence 1920, 16,5x25,5cm, 4 volumes brochés. - first edition of wich no leading copies exists. Nice and rare set. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Agréable et rare ensemble.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Derelicts: An Account of Ships Lost at Sea in General Commercial Traffic and a Brief History of the blockade Runners Stranded along the North Carolina Coast, 1861-1865.

      (Lord Baltimore Press, Baltimore, Maryland, for the author), Wilmington, NC 1920 - 8vo. xii, 304 pp. Frontispiece plate. Original gilt-stamped decorated blue cloth, illustrated dust jacket (several small chips at spine ends). Recipient's bookplate, else fine. First edition. Inscribed by the author in 1923. Nevins I, p. 235: "Undocumented accounts written or recorded by a former purser on blockade runners." Thornton 13206. Though widely held in libraries, this is a scarce book and rare in dust jacket; this is the second time we have offered this copy, having first sold it about 15 years ago. We know of but one other copy in dust jacket on the market during that period. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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        Collected Poems With a ten-page foreword by Walter de la Mare

      Selywn & Blount, London, 1920. First Edition, first printing of this collection, containing one hundred and thirty-six poems. 8vo. 189pp. Blue cloth with a paper spine label. With a tissue-protected portrait frontispiece and facsimile signature. A light strip of partial browning and spotting to endpapers, and frontis sheet also spotted. Top edge lightly dust marked. A very crisp and bright copy of an uncommon volume, housed in the highly fugitive dust wrapper, with some tanning to spine panel, and several internally repaired tears and two or three small portions of loss. There was also a limited issue of 100 copies printed on Japon paper, yet if anything this dust wrappered trade issue is even more uncommon. Eckert pp. 246.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Cinématoma EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Editions de la Sirène, 1920. Fine. Editions de la Sirène, Paris 1920, 13x17cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 45 numbered copies on Korea, drawing head. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 45 exemplaires numérotés sur Corée, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Au Pays du Mufle

      1920. GLEIZES, Albert. Au Pays du Mufle. By Laurent Tailhade. [9], 12-16, [3], 160-161, [1]; [2] pp. Includes a frontispiece and 11 full-page woodcuts. Small 8vo., bound in original illustrated wrappers. Paris: Edouard-Joseph, 1920. |~||~||~||~| This is an early example of Cubism in book illustration by this influential member of the Cubist circle. Following a period of relative neglect, several recent exhibitions have generated considerable demand for Cubist books, which have become increasingly hard to find. This particular volume is not cited in any of the standard references on modern illustrated books. A pristine copy.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Zwei Paare beim Sonnenbad.

      . Gelatineradierung, um 1920, auf cremefarbenem Velin, signiert. 25,3:31,9 cm. Nr. 22 von 50 Exx. Vollrandiges Exemplar.. Nach einem Studium an der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie ging Großmann 1905-1914 nach Paris, wo er Schüler von L. Simon (1861-1945) war und freundschaftliche Kontakte zu L. Feininger (1881-1955) und H. Matisse (1869-1954) unterhielt. Anschließend verbrachte er einige Jahre in Berlin; zahlreiche Reisen erneut nach Paris, nach Schweden, in die Schweiz und nach Italien schlossen sich an. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Berlin lehrte er an der Kunstakademie, wurde jedoch 1934 aus politischen Gründen entlassen. Großmann gilt neben Emil Orlik (1870-1932) als der bedeutendste deutsche Graphiker der 20er Jahre.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        ULM. Blick auf das Münster von vorne, auf dem Platz Bäume, links Häuserzeile.

      - Aquarell und Gouache von Vinzenz Marschall, um 1920, 28 x 18 cm. Vinzenz Marschall und sein älterer Bruder Josef schufen die originalen Vorlagen für die Farbpostkarten des Verlages Karl Alber. - Voll ausgeführtes Aquarell in kräftigen Farben und auf festem Aquarellkarton.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        This Side of Paradise

      New York: Scribner's, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. April,1920 on copyright page. 1/8" to 1/4" fading to right edge of upper cover. First Edition in ink to head of paste down endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store IOBA FABA]
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