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        Glass Plate positive "Magic Lantern" slides of South Africa, ca. 1920

      1920.. Very good overall. 149 "magic lantern" slides from the early 20th century showing South African landscape, railways, industry, dams, town views and a super group of about 33 ethnographic images of Swazi and Pondoland peoples. The ethnographic images include native portraits, ceremonies & tribal art. Some slides are hand-captioned and these titles include: Picanin Natal / Swazi Indians / Pondoland Native Smoking Pipe / Swazi Mother and children / Native Kraal / Antribis: Zodiac Tomb: Zodiac A. (a drawing of rock art?) Industry shots include mining, gold mining and diamonds. Town scenes include Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. One of the Cape Town street scenes is full of people, cars, a double decker bus, Markham's Outfitters, Goch's, Lewis Outfitters and the Jewellers Association. Some of the hand-captioned titles in this group include: Capetown and Table Mountain from Signal Hill / Bloemfontein President Brand St. / Ostrich Farm near Oudtshoorn, Cape. / S.A. Railways / Bechuanaland Ry. Siding / (1619 historic marker for Commander Adams of the Bull) / Johannesburg - Skyline. / Muizenburg- near Cape Town / Port Alfred - Kowie River. / Capetown - Aerial Cableway / Hex River Valley showing Railway. / Johannesburg- View from the Mine Dumps. / Cango Caves, near Oudtshoorn / Weighing Gold at Refinery, Germiston, near Johannesburg. / Magoeba's Koof, N. Transvaal/ "Protea- S. African Flora / Diamonds SAR Photo / Arum Lillies - S. Africa Flora / Gold Mine - Electric haulage underground / The 'Sentinel' Hout Bay, Cape Peninsula. The slides measure 3 1/4" square and 1/8" thick. They are stored in the original black boxes with sliding covers, metal label holder and handle on the front of the boxes. Boxes rubbed, labels browned. Slide images bright and unfaded, a small percentage with cracks in them.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Die schwarze Galeere., Mit 17 monogrammierten Original-Graphiken von Bruno Goldschmidt.

      München, Julius Schröder Verlag, 1920,. - 51(2), Folio, Original Ganz-Pergamenteinband auf 5 durchgezogenen Bünden im OSchuber mit Deckelillustration und vergoldeter Innenkantenbordüre, Druck auf Japan-Papier, Kopf-Goldschnitt, Fadenheftung. Einband von Knorr & Hirth, München (Stempel). Mit 17 monogrammierten Textholzschnitten von Goldschmidt. Vorliegend : Nr. III (von XV) der Vorzugsausgabe. Namentlich gedrucktes Exemplar für Bruno Goldschmidt. Von diesem im Impressum signiert. Leider nicht dabei ist die zur römisch nummerierten Ausgabe gehörende Mappe mit den Abzügen der Zustands- und der fertigen von Goldschmidt ausgemalten Drucke. Reihe: 4. Druck der Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur mit Original-Graphik. Rodenberg 432,4. Gutes Exemplar. Selten. Good copy. Rare. All graphics are monogram initialled. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Uta-Janine Störmer]
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        Sixty [60] Squadron R.A.F. A History Of The Squadron From Its Formation

      Published by William Heinemann Ltd., London First Edition 1920. 1920. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, silver lettering on the front cover and the spine, silver bi-plane on the front cover with red and blue markings. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [xx] 145 printed pages of text with frontispiece and one other drawing and 20 monochrome photographs throughout. Foxing to the closed text block edges, off-setting to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, priced 15/-. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Guía de Pecadores, en el cual se contiene una larga y copiosa exhortación a la virtud y guarda de los mandamientos divinos

      Madrid, Apostolado de la Prensa, s.a. (hacia 1920). 4to. menor; 561 pp. Encuadernación original en tela estampada.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Tú eres la paz

      Madrid, Editorial Saturnino Calleja, Imprenta de Juan Pueyo, 1920. 4to.; 295 pp. Cubiertas originales salvadas en media tela.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Historias varias. Tomo II. (Hombres de antaño, Las borlitas de Mina, El salón azul, Historia de las Sagradas reliquias de San Francisco de Borja, Fablas de dueñas, Paz a los muertos, La batalla de los cueros, Un milagro, ¿Qué sería?, La intercesión de un santo, El cazador de venados, Las tres perlas, La Virgen de la Palma)

      Bilbao, El Mensajero del Corazón de Jesús, 1920. 4to.; 388 pp., 1 h.

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        Spring in New Hampshire and Other Poems

      London: Grant Richard, 1920. First edition. Frontispiece portrait. 40pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original wrappers, printed paper label on upper cover. Wrappers chipped at edges, minuscule portion of label missing, spine chipped with 2-inch loss from foot. First edition. Frontispiece portrait. 40pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's Copy. Inscribed on the half-title: "From Charles C. Grant Richards. Oct: 12th 1920 (a present to him from himself)."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Der junge Goedeschal. Ein Pubertätsroman. Dritte Auflage (= wohl nur Titelauflage).

      Berlin, Rowohlt, 1920. - 8°. 340 SS., 2 Bll. Original-Pappband mit Titelprägung WG 1. Das Erstlingswerk in der wohl fingierten Titelauflage, die hier als "dritte Auflage" gekennzeichnet ist, aber wohl nur die Reste des ersten Druckes mit verändertem Titelblatt neu präsentiert. - Gut erhalten, nur der Einband etwas geblichen bzw. gegilbt, sonst sehr frisch und sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        SLEEPING BEAUTY: Told by C.S. Evans and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      Heinemann / Lippincott, London / Philadelphia 1920 - 110pp; one tipped-on color plate, three double-page and two single-page silhouettes in color; 14 b&w silhouettes (6 double-page, 8 single-page), and 41 drawings in the text. [The color plate did not appear in the trade edition.] Bound in vellum-backed ivory boards, gilt lettering and small cover illustration, top edges gilt. Binding slightly discolored as usual; tape shadows on endpapers (probably from an old, temporary paper jacket). 11.5" x 9" This is #404 of 625 copies, signed by Arthur Rackham. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA]
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        SLEEPING BEAUTY: Told by C S Evans and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London / Philadelphia: Heinemann / Lippincott, 1920. First edition thus. Original Boards. Very Good. 110pp; one tipped-on color plate, three double-page and two single-page silhouettes in color; 14 b&w silhouettes (6 double-page, 8 single-page), and 41 drawings in the text. [The color plate did not appear in the trade edition.] Bound in vellum-backed ivory boards, gilt lettering and small cover illustration, top edges gilt. Binding slightly discolored as usual; tape shadows on endpapers (probably from an old, temporary paper jacket). 11.5" x 9" This is #404 of 625 copies, signed by Arthur Rackham.

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        Le peintre graveur

      Wu?rzburg : Verlagsdruckerei Wu?rzburg, 1920-22 22 volumes in8 en 19, 1920-22, Nouvelle édition,  illustrations, facsimiles de monogrames, avec tables et index, portrait ; 23 cm. Rel. demi-toile avec légers accrocs aux dos et plats, généralement bel ex., ex-libris (MKG)v. 1-5. [Niederlaender] --v. 6-11. Les vieux mai?tres allemands --v. 12. Les clair-obscurs des mai?tres italiens --v. 13. Les vieux mai?tres italiens --v. 14. ?'uvres de Marc-Antoine et de ses deux principaux e?le?ves Augustin de Venise et Marc de Ravenne --v. 15. Estampes de diffe?rents graveurs anonymes qui semblent e?tre de l'e?cole de Marc-Antoine Raimondi --v. 16-18. Peintres ou dessinateurs italiens: Mai?tres du seizie?me sie?cle --v. 19-21. Peintres ou dessinateurs italiens: Mai?tres du dix-septie?me sie?cle.v. 22. zusatze zu Adam Bartsch's Le peintre graveur von Joseph Heller; Suppléments...par Rudolph Weigel.

      [Bookseller: Librairie In Folio]
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      H. Piazza, Paris 1920 - Exotic Illustrations, Jewelled Binding, Outstanding Condition. 289 x 230 mm (11 3/8 x 9 1/8"). 139, [1] pp. (colophon). First Printing with these Illustrations. No. 430 OF 1,500 COPIES. FINE LATER BLACK CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, BY BAYNTUN-RIVIERE (stamp-signed on turn-in), covers with a dotted roll border incorporating gilt cornerpieces, the upper cover with a lobed CENTERPIECE PANEL ENCLOSING A GILT CROWN SET WITH 26 TINY SEED PEARLS, raised bands, gilt-ruled and decorated compartments, wide turn-ins with gilt rolls and cornerpieces, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. The book housed in a (somewhat worn and faded but still sturdy) felt-lined drop-back clamshell cloth box. With decorated title, initials, head- and tailpieces, borders, and 10 COLOR PLATES BY DULAC mounted within decorative frames, captioned tissue guards (four initials carefully hand colored by a previous owner). Limitation page with a convincing "signature" of Dulac, which appears to be a forgery. Hughey 54. A BEAUTIFULLY BOUND COPY IN PRISTINE CONDITION. In an appropriately pearled binding, this is a beautiful copy of a book celebrated for its exotic illustrations. Leonard Rosenthal was an internationally famous pearl merchant who wrote this book as a love letter to those gems of the sea that had made him a wealthy man. He discusses pearls in history, myth, and legend, as well as in commerce, with attention to the then-new process of culturing pearls. Rosenthal wanted Dulac to illustrate the 1919 first edition, but the illustrator was too busy with other work. When Dulac's schedule finally allowed him time to complete the watercolors for the project, Rosenthal had the present edition published. Dulac's plates were immediately recognized as quite special, with the London "Times" critic declaring them to be "Dulac at his best." The reviewer for "The International Studio" wrote that "in 'The Kingdom and the Pearl' [Dulac] used the conventional Persian style without perspective, rich in decorative forms and jewel-like colours, bringing out the beauty of minute things by the use of colour and graceful line." Hughey unabashedly declares the illustrations to be works of "true genius." First Printing with these Illustrations. No. 430 OF 1,500 COPIES. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Lafayette Flying Corps (2 volumes complete)

      Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston First Edition 1920. 1920. Uniform matching first edition hard back binding in publisher's original decorated dark blue cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to the spines, gilt text and decorations to the front boards, top edges gilt. Quarto 10½'' x 7½''. Volume I contains 514 pages and volume II contains 361 pages including appendices and an index. Many black and white photo reproductions, facsimiles, colour plates of cartoons, insignia, watercolor paintings of planes, monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. One small pin hole to the front cover of volume II. Fine condition books in nearly Fine condition dust wrappers with slight darkening to the spines. Dust wrappers supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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      [Bad] Tölz, Bremer Presse 1920.. 4°. Brauner Ganz-Leder-Band, 3 nn. Bll. (leer), 110 SS., 4 nn. Bll. (le. 3 leer).. Untertitel: "Goethes Faust nach ältester Aufzeichnung 1771 - 1775". Nach der Abschrift der Luise von Goechhausen (Urfaust) mit Übertragung in Goethes Schreibweise. Eins von 270 Exemplaren. Handgebundener Maroquin-Ganz-Franzband mit Titelei in Gold auf Rckn., reicher Blindprägung auf Deckeln, Rckn., Steh- und Innenkanten, handumstochene Kapitale, Kopfgoldschnitt und marmorierten Vorsätzen. Tadellos erhalten. Lehnacker 7, Rodenberg 57f.

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        OBERAMMERGAU. Gesamtansicht gegen Osten, im Vordergrund Badeweiher, links das Festspielhaus, davor dreistöckiges, neugotisches Gebäude mit Turm.

      - Aquarell und Gouache von Vinzenz Marschall, um 1920, 18 x 27,5 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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        OBERAMMERGAU. Blick von der Ammer auf das Festspielhaus und die Kirche links, rechts der Ort mit dem Kofel ("Ettaler Mandl").

      - Aquarell und Gouache von Vinzenz Marschall, um 1920, 18 x 27,5 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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        Ara Vos Prec

      London: The Ovid Press,, 1920. Quarto. Original yellow cloth-backed black boards, black-coated endpapers, white paper title label to spine printed in black, edges untrimmed. Initials by Edward Wadsworth. Corners bumped, a few pale markings to boards, spine-label rather rubbed, edges toned, inner hinges cracked. A very good copy First edition, first impression, out-of-series copy from a print-run of 264, this copy signed by the author on the title page, with his manuscript correction substituting "Vos" for "Vus" in the title. Explaining the error, Eliot wrote to Gallup that "The correct title of the book is Ara Vos Prec. It only happened to be Vus on the title page because I don't know Provençal, and I was quoting from an Italian edition of Dante the editor of which apparently did not know Italian either"; the mistake was noticed in time for the correct title to be printed on the spine-label. His third book of verse, copies of Ara Vos Prec are becoming increasingly difficult to find, particularly in this unusual state, the only other copy we have handled having been one of 220 numbered copies signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Age of Innocence.

      D. Appleton, New York 1920 - First edition of the author’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. Octavo, original red cloth. A very good copy with some light wear to the spine. A very sharp copy. "There are only three or four American novelists who can be thought of as major," noted Gore Vidal, "and Edith Wharton is one." Listed on Modern Library's 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Fine original portrait drawing by Benedikt Dolbin (1883-1971), titled by the artist "Franz Lehar (drawn from life)" and signed by Dolbin just below the portrait

      [Vienna]. [ca. 1920]. The composer is depicted in profile, wearing collar and tie. Executed in pen and ink and black chalk on a light yellow background wash. 343 x 250 mm. . "[Lehar] was the leading operetta composer of the 20th century, being primarily responsible for giving the genre renewed vitality. His most successful operetta, Die lustige Witwe, has established a lasting place in the opera as well as the operetta repertory and, along with Offenbach and Johann Strauss II, Lehár has remained one of the most popular composers of light music." Andrew Lamb in Grove online Dolbin (pseud. Fred Pollack, 1883-1971) was born in Vienna and studied there. Trained as an engineer, he subsequently studied musical composition with Arnold Schoenberg and became a member of the Viennese group "Die Bewegung." He commenced drawing portraits of leading artistic personalities from ca. 1917 onwards for Viennese newspapers and journals. Because of his Jewish origins, Dolbin's work was banned in Austria in 1935, at which time he emigrated to the United States.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Histoire de la Nation Francaise. Des origines prehistoriques jusqu'a nos jours (1920). En 15 volumes.

      Paris, Plon, 1920-1929,. in-4to, richement illustre de dessins, de cartes geographiques et de reproductions de tableaux en couleurs, reliures de l'editeur en demi-cuir a coins, dos richement ornes. Superbe serie decorative.. Ouvrage publie par la "Societe de l'Histoire Nationale", avec le concours de plusieurs specialistes, illustre d'un grand nombre de figures par des illustrateurs connus. Bel ensemble.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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        [Photo Album]: Missouri Farm Family

      Missouri. 1920-1950. Small oblong octavo. Measuring 7.5" x 11". String tied flexible black leather over paper boards. A collection of 300 black and white or sepia toned photographs most measuring between 2" x 3" and 4" x 6", some with captions. Near fine with some edgewear with near fine or better photographs. A photo album closely documenting life on family farms in Missouri's Gasconade County, near the city of Hermann between 1920 and 1950. A large majority of the photos are from the late 1920s through World War II. Many of the pictures show posed snapshots of family members, many identified as having Linhardt, Gawer, Krause, Helm, or Bardelmeier surnames. Besides the group photos there are automobiles, houses, and barns from various farms. There is also a series of photos showing harvest time and threshing with horse-drawn wagons, tractors, and steam powered farm equipment. Photos of the surrounding landscape include images of a steel truss bridge, the "bear cave," and various farm animals and pets. Other photos from a Hermann city parade show an all-female marching band and a decorated bicycle and rider. One photo shows a father and daughter playing a banjo and guitar and another shows a girl playing a violin. There is also a 1930s souvenir Christmas card photo of the famous country singing group, The Carter Family, showing A.P., Sara, and a young Maybelle Carter.An extensive look at farm and family life in Missouri over three decades with a vernacular charm and interesting images. .

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      [Ithaca, New York and Santiago, Chile] 1920 - mm (). Nine volumes. Original cloth bindings of green, brown, or patterned cloth, titles handwritten on spines in white ink. Five of the notebooks almost entirely composed of hand-drawn anatomical or botanical illustrations, two other notebooks with numerous hand-drawn illustrations. With maps, news clippings, and other ephemera laid in. Minimal rubbing to bindings, leaves variably toned because of poor quality paper, minor soiling, but generally excellent, with no significant condition issues. This is a collection of laboratory and field notes compiled by Cornell University student Herbert E. Wickenheiser, who matriculated there in 1920, receiving a bachelor's degree in 1924 and a Master of Science in 1925. The subjects covered are General Botany and General Zoology (1920-21); Field and Expedition Notes (made during work in) Ecuador, 1922 & Michigan, 1923 (with a number of ephemera laid in: five printed maps, three hand-drawn maps, two outlines for talks, an envelope and several paper bookmarks); Entomology (1923); Limnology (1923); Histology (1924); Comparative Anatomy (1924-25); and Invertebrate Zoology (1925). The final volume, "Chile Journal Notes," covers a post-graduate period from May through December of 1926, when Wickenheiser was teaching at the Instituto Ingles in Santiago and doing field work in the surrounding countryside. The Field and Expedition Notes and the Chile Journal are primarily in typescript; the rest are handwritten, generally in ink on lined paper. It is interesting to see Wickenheiser's anatomical drawing progress from the simple outlines drawn by the freshman to the delicately shaded, accomplished work of the graduate student. The Chile Journal is perhaps the most interesting volume, because in it, we find Wickenheiser the man, as well as the scientist, reflecting on philosophical and moral issues. His time in Chile must have had a profound effect: his first published work was a volume entitled "Santiago Poems and Other Verses," issued in 1932. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

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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.

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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]

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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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        4 eigenh. Briefe mit U., 2 Postkarten mit eh. U., 3 AQS, 6 AMss (incl. 2 signed, 1 on 4 pcs).

      Gardone, Wien, Salzburg, o. O., ca. 1903-1920. - Zusammen ca. 25 SS. Folio und (Qu.-) 8vo. Die Briefe betreffen den Nachlass Johannes Brahms', mit dem Kalbeck befreundet war und über den er eine vierbändige Biographie (1898-1912) verfasste: "Wie Sie sicher durch Herrn Karpath, die Mittelsperson in dem von mir vorgeschlagenem Tauschgeschäft Brahms-Wagner, erfahren haben werden, will sich die Bevollmächtigte der Frau Cosima Wagner absolut nicht dazu verkehren, uns den Inhalt der beiden von Brahms an Wagner gerichteten Briefe dem Wortlaut nach oder überhaupt bekannt zu geben. Entweder also willigen Sie als Vertreter der Erben nach Brahms in den Austausch, oder der Inhalt jener beiden Brahms-Briefe bleibt uns verschlossen [ ]" (Wien 13. Juni 1903). "Herzlich dankend für das mir aus dem Nachlasse des Meister Brahms zugesendete Andenken [ ] bestätige ich Ihnen dessen Empfang [ ]" (Wien, 5. Dezember 1903). Neben mehreren Postkarten umfasst das Konvolut eine ms. Rede an den Wiener Bürgermeister mit eigenh. Korrekturen bzw. Verbesserungsvorschlägen Kalbecks sowie mehrere Schriftstücke, unter anderem das Gedicht "Segen der Frühe". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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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        Relativity.The Special And General Theory

      Henry Holt and Co.NY 1920 - The First US printing published by Henry Holt and 1920.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD+ condition. Clean blue boards with the gilt titling on the front board legible but completely dulled on the spine (as commonly encountered).Pushing to spine ends with fading and fraying to the upper spine edge.Previous owner's name to the front pastedown.Text block lightly toned with mild dustiness to the upper text block.Light brown marking to the rear end paper verso.Otherwise a very clean and sharp copy with the frontispiece portrait intact.NO dust jacket.A lovely copy of the classic text.Protected in loose Mylar cover.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks PBFA]
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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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        Tänzerin" originale Bronze braun patiniert ca. 31(h)cm; in der Plinthe signiert; auf rot-braunem, weiß-geäderten Marmorsockel montiert; Gesamthöhe ca.45cm; um 1920


      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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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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        Topographia Austriae inferioris 1672. Originalgetreue Neuausgabe veranstaltet vom Verein für Landeskunde von Niederösterreich. Einleitung von Dr. Max Vancsa.

      Wien Verein für Landeskunde von Niederösterreich 1920 - Kl-4; Frontispiz, 15 pp mit einigen Abb., 13 Bll.; insges. 4 Titel und 4 Faltkarten, 7 Doppeltaf. (Wien-Ansichten), 252 Taf. mit 503 Ansichten; HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und Bünden. Nebehay-Wagner 783. - Kommentierter Nachdruck des klassischen niederösterreichischen Ansichtenwerks, die Titelblätter und Tafeln abgezogen von den gestochenen originalen Kupferplatten der 2. Ausgabe. Ausgezeichnet erhaltenes, fest gebundenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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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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