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        ?TIC E TAC ? ovverossia L?OROLOGIO DI PAMPLONA. Romanzo per bambini di tutte le età. Collana ?I Gioielli?.

      Vitagliano 1920 In - 8, cartonato edit. figur. a colori (dorso restaurato), sguardie decorate con motivo di cuore fiammeggiante entro ghirlanda, pp. 118, testo inquadrato da filetto rosso, con 15 affascinanti composizioni in rosso al tratto (a p. pag.) nel t., e 10 bellissime tavole a colori f.t. del grande artista Rubino. "Rara prima edizione". Cfr. Pallottino "Storia dell'illustr. italiana", p. 226: ?Antonio Rubino (1880 - 1964), pittore, scrittore e illustratore autodidatta (si laureò in giurisprudenza mettendo in versi le materie d'esame), fu tra i fondatori del 'Corriere dei Piccoli'. Scrisse e illustrò una quarantina di libri per l'infanzia e diresse i principali periodici per ragazzi" - Alligo ?Rubino. I libri illustrati?, n. 44: ?Tic e Tac esce nel 1920 ne ?I Gioielli? di Vitagliano (una delle più ricche e belle collane pubblicate all?epoca). Il volume, ben stampato e impaginato, fissa definitivamente l?evoluzione stilistica dell?artista, maturata negli ultimi dieci anni?. Solo qualche traccia d?uso altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        This Side of Paradise

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1920. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spine and blind to front board. Spine gently rolled, tips a little worn, internally fine. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, of the author's first novel. It was an instant success, running to a number of printings in the first year.

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        The All-Australia Memorial. A Historical Record of National Effort during the Great War. Australia's Roll of Honour. History, Heroes and Helpers . Introductory Narrative by E. Ashmead-Bartlett

      Melbourne, British-Australasian Publishing Service (Head Office in Australia: 'Whitehall', Bank Place, Melbourne), [1920], revised edition/ [1917] - Quarto, 252, [160], [155]-158 (index) pages with 'over 1,000 Double-Tone Illustrations from Original Photographs, Drawings, Maps, Portraits, etc.' plus the very large double-image folding panoramic frontispiece and 20 single-page plates (including 8 each featuring 4 group portraits) tipped in on card mounts with printed borders, and 4 unnumbered pages (between pages 8 and 9) comprising a dedication poem and portraits of the King, Governor-General Sir Ronald Ferguson, and the Governor of Victoria, Sir Arthur Stanley. This copy does not contain the 9 folding plates usually, but not invariably, found in this volume (2 large folding panoramas, 6 double-page folding plates and a double-page folding map). It does contain the plain card mounts for them, but they were clearly never inserted in this copy. Gilt-decorated purple cloth, all edges gilt; cloth a little marked, flecked and sunned on the spine and (unevenly) on the front cover; light wear to the corners; head of the spine slightly snagged; thumbprint-sized piece snipped from the blank margin of the frontispiece (we have seen this in other copies too); a very good copy (internally in fine condition). Mounted within the decorative border printed on the recto of the stiff card to which the frontispiece is attached, is a four-page ACMF card with a gelatin silver portrait photograph (120 x 90 mm) of Lieutenant William Hill Dunn Stewart, 10th Battalion, pasted inside, facing a printed account of his war service (possibly supplied by the publisher). He embarked on October 1915, and saw action in France and Belgium; he was wounded at Pozieres but 'was with the unit at cessation of hostilities'. This 'edition is necessarily confined to the volunteers from New South Wales and South Australia. Originally framed with special reference to the Gallipoli Campaign [in fact, pages 17-201 are devoted to it], the later deeds of Australia's splendid army in France, Belgium, and in Palestine have been recorded in the present revised edition' brought up to November 1918 (Editor's Preface, page 10). Part II of the book, 'Australia's Fighting Families', contains service details and/or portraits of many thousands of men; the contents vary, usually on a state-by-state basis. This copy contains an even more mixed lot than usual: the first portion, 'Some of Australia's Fighting Families', is a pictorial section (portraits only) for Victoria (16 pages, comprising a title page and pages M101-115); it is followed by a pictorial section (portraits only) for SA (24 pages, numbered [A1]-A24), illustrated biographical sections for SA (Sections J, K and L [16 pages each section]), a pictorial section (portraits only) for NSW (24 pages, numbered [S1]-S24), an illustrated biographical section for NSW, incorrectly labelled SA on the title page (Section O, 24 pages, with a small zero or nought after each page number), and illustrated biographical sections for SA (Sections I and O [16 pages each section]). Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Das Ereignis. Bleistiftzeichnung. Um 1920. Unten links in der Darstellung monogrammiert, im Unterrand betitelt.

      . 27,8 : 26 cm (reine Zeichnung). - Gerahmt.. Schöne grosse Karikaturzeichnung des Künstlers.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Venedig Bild

      1920.. . Öl auf Karton, signiert A. Hernick, um 1920/30. Das Gemälde wurde links unten vom Künstler signiert und besitzt einen zeittypischen Originalrahmen. Holzrahmen mit dicker schwarzer Lackierung mit goldenen Ornamenten, diese ist teilweise leicht abgesplittert, verkratzt, abgerieben, Bild mit Nägeln am Rahmen befestigt, hinten einen Stempel von Josef Sebera Stellenweise lasurähnlicher (gelbbraun) Anstrich o.ä., bzw verschmutzt Bild:47,5 x 33 cm Rahmen: 60 x 45,5cm

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        Flowers and Fruit (woodcut).

      Brown Robertson Co., New York: - This is one of Thorpe's larger format woodcut prints and has a very attractive & unusual colour palette. Signed in pencil on the plate. Thorpe moved from Sydney to London just before the First Word War and set up a studio on Redcliffe Sq. Here he created most of his woodcuts between 1920 and 1927. Oval blind stamp lower left corner "Brown Robertson Co Print Publishers New York". In excellent condition. 10 1/4 x 16" plus margins. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Faust., Der Tragödie Erster und Zweiter Teil.

      München Hugo Schmidt Verlag, 1920 - (1) 157 (4) Seiten (2) 236 Seiten die Einbände mit Lesebänchen sind sehr gut erhalten, beim Band 2 ist die untere Ecke leicht bestossen, die Textrevision besorgte Curt Moreck, gedruckt wurden die Bände bei Hesse & Becker in Leipzig. Eines von 150 Exemplareneiner numerieten Vorzugsausgabe, dieses ist bei beiden Bänden die Nr. 38. Die Illustrationen stammen sämtlich von Josef Weisz (* 1894 in München - + 1969 in Planegg) der zu seiner Zeit ein bekannter Holzschneider und Buchillustrator war. Schon in den 1920er Jahren stellten das Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin und die Deutsche Bücherei in Leipzig seine expressionistischen Werke aus. Weisz Arbeit wurde zunehmend für Illustrationen von Büchern gefragt. So schuf er 35 Lithographien zu Goethes Faust. 1932 druckten die Gebrüder Klingspor in Offenbach Goethes „Metamorphose der Pflanzen" nach und Josef Weisz schuf dazu zwölf Holzschnitte als Anhang. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, gebundene Ausgabe auf vier Bünden, Original-Ganz-Pergamenteinbände mit goldgerägtem Titel auf dem Deckel und Rücken mit Kopfgoldschnitt in Schubern. Einmalige Auflage von 150 numerierten Exemplaren. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE BIBLE. GENESIS. From the Creation until the Deluge. Twenty Five Original Coloured Lithographs

      Jerusalem:: Palestine Art Publishing,, 1920. First Edition. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy in original linen backed boards with sun, minimal wear cover edges. Colored frontispiece and twenty-four additional color plates printed one side only, as issued. Text and figure legends in Hebrew and English. A beautiful presentation. Published circa 1920. Folio.

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        Carrington's Cases

      London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1920, 1920. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Publisher's bright red cloth titled and decorated in black to front board and spine. A trifle rubbed but otherwise bright and clean. Light toning to page edges, internally clean. A lovely copy of this Queen's Quorum mystery featuring the cases of F.T. Carrington 'Inquiry Agent'. [Carrington's Cases is] One of the most sought-after collections of detective short stories - Eric Quayle. Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction p.105.

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        Early-20th Century Photo Album of India, Egypt, Japan & China

      1920 - Grey cloth over flexible boards; oblong (14x10.75 inches); contains more than 210 views by an accomplished amateur photographer, many of them hand-colored; silver prints (ranging in size from 3.5x3.5 to 3x5.25 inches), mounted 5 or 6 to the recto and verso of every page. Comprised of approximately 140 snapshots of India (native people, architectural details, religious statuary, street scenes, funerary pyres, studio portraits); 11 prints of Japan (landscapes and landmarks); 18 of Egypt (pre-historic sites and monuments); 35 of China (waterfront and street views). The images of Egypt and China are not hand-colored. Cloth a bit worn, with chipping along edges of boards; a few images silvered, but overall nicely preserved. A vibrant album. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zwolf Mit Der Post

      Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co., Vienna 1920 - 12mo. Original color pictorial paper covered boards. Twelve superb full-page color plates by the celebrated Jugendsitl illustrator Berthold Loffler. An illustrated calendar for the young. Superb pictorial endpapers in color. Near fine copy of a classic. Scarce in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Collection of 19 original photographs.

      [Prob. Cuba, 1920s]. - Gelatin silver prints (vintage). Approx. 87 x 142 mm. Rare collection of vintage photographs showing the breeding of race horses, mostly Arabians: the sire covering the dam, surrounded by handlers; individual portraits of horses, captioned on reverse ("Jerez Arabe", "Bourbon Barrymore", "Idilio I Arabe", "Hoyo Arabe"). - Two additional images show the breeding of donkeys. Removed from an album, with traces of glue mounting on reverse. Some brownstaining; occasional nicks or slight edge damage (slight loss to left of one image).

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        Youth and the Bright Medusa

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1920 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive copy with light wear to the edges and minor discoloration to the boards. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a worn clamshell slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OBERSTDORF. Schöne Gesamtansicht, im Hintergrund Riffen- und Kegelkopf, Krottenköpfe, Fürschießer und Kratzer.

      - Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1920, 30 x 47,5 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. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Schöne Gesamtansicht, im Hintergrund Riffen- und Kegelkopf, Krottenköpfe, Fürschießer und Kratzer.

      . Aquarell von Vinzenz Marschall, sign. und dat. 1920, 30 x 47,5 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. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte.

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        "Oberammergau mit dem Passionstheater. Im Hintergrund Kofel 1341m und Not 1869m". Gesamtansicht in frühlingshafter Stimmung.

      . 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. Dabei: Die originale Künstlerpostkarte.

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        OBERAMMERGAU. "Oberammergau mit dem Passionstheater und dem Kofel". Schöne Gesamtansicht.

      - 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. Dabei: Ähnliche Künstlerpostkarte von Vinzenz Marschall.

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        "Oberammergau mit dem Passionstheater und dem Kofel". Schöne Gesamtansicht.

      . 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. Dabei: Ähnliche Künstlerpostkarte von Vinzenz Marschall.

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        TEGERNSEE und SCHLIERSEE. Reliefpanorama mit Vogelschauansichten aller Städte und Dörfer.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "J. Ruep München", um 1920, 87 x 174 cm. Prächtiges Panorama des Gebietes von Brannenburg bis zum Tegernsee. Die Ansichten zeigen neben kleinen Dörfern wie z.B. Wiechs, Leitzach und Agatharied auch die größeren Orte wie Feilnbach, Bayrischzell, Fischbachau, Miesbach, Hausham, Schliersee, Tegernsee, Rottach Egern und Bad Wiessee. Der Blick reicht über den Wendelstein (die Wendelsteinbahn ist eingezeichnet), den Tatzelwurm, Sudelfeld, Jägerkamp, Brecherspitze, Wallberg bis zum Hirschberg; in der Ferne sehr schön herausgearbeitet der Alpen-Hauptkamm. Sehr plastisch ist auch das Leitzachtal dargestellt sowie das Weissachtal bis Wildbad Kreuth. - Dabei: Das gedruckte Plakat, rückseitig mit Anzeigen. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen. Farbfrisch und sehr gut erhalten. - Kapitales Blatt von enormer dekorativer Wirkung. - Gerahmt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SIEGERLAND. Reliefpanorama des Siegerlandes mit der Rhein-Sieg Eisenbahn, die Städte als Vogelschauansichten eingezeichnet.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "Atelier Ruep", um 1920, 40,5 x 64,5 cm. Sehr schöne Darstellung des Gebietes zwischen Bonn im Westen, Waldbröl im Osten, Honnef im Süden und Rösrath, Seelscheid und Nümbrecht im Norden. Mit detailierter Darstellung des Rheinlaufs mit Honnef, Rhöndorf, Königswinter, Godesberg und Beuel. Das Sieger Bergland mit seinen Bergen, Dörfern und Städten ist detailiert und plastisch dargestellt. Besonders hervorgehoben sind die Linien der Rhein-Sieg Eisenbahn, Linien der Reichsbahn und elektrischen Bahnen, sowie Autobusstrecken. An der Linie der Rhein-Sieg Eisenbahn sind besonders schön dargestellt die Städte Siegburg und Hennef, sowie etwas weiter westlich Troisdorf. - Dabei: Das fertige Plakat mit dem Titel "Der ehemalige Auelgau bei Bonn", 25 x 40 cm. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, im unteren Rand Zeichenerklärung, farbfrisch und sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Age of Innocence

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1920 - First Edition, First Printing with number (1) on p. 365 SIGNED by Edith Wharton on a laid in signature. This ORIGINAL sophisticated dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket with no mention of the Pulitzer Prize has the publisher's $2.00 printed price present. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with minor discoloration to the endpapers. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Edith Wharton First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gurre-Lieder von Jens Peter Jacobsen Deutsch von Robert Franz Arnold für Soli, Chor und Orchester. [Full score]

      Wien?-Leipzig: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 6300]. [August 31, 1920]. Large folio. Original publisher's brown boards with embossed lettering in gold. [1] (title), [2] (list of instruments), 3-189, [i] (blank) pp. With the autograph signature of the composer in black ink to foot of title and "No. 2" (in the sequence of signed copies) also in Schoenberg's hand. Small printed bookseller's label to lower left corner of verso of upper board. Spine and edges of boards reinforced with brown plastic tape, obscuring titling to spine. Upper outer corners slightly bumped and dampstained. . First Edition in this form, limited to 100 copies. Rufer (Engl.) pp. 78-79. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 37-38. Hilmar: Arnold Schoenberg Gedenkausstellung 1974, no. 229. First performed in Vienna on February 23, 1913, with Franz Schreker conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Choir and the Wiener Konzartvereinsorchester. "The cycle of poems Gurresange (Songs of Gurre), written in 1868 by Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847-85, with German translation by Robert Franz Arnold (1872-1938), was based on the old Danish legend of Waldemar, King of Denmark, and his illicit love for the beautiful maiden Tove at the castle of Gurre… The dominant thematic traits stem from Wagner's world of sound, but the frequent wide intervals in the vocal parts already give a hint of Schoenberg's later manner. Harmonically, there are further refinements of the phenomena of expanded or 'floating' tonality, first produced by Wagner in Tristan… The way in which Schoenberg unfolds the themes of the Gurrelieder, the nature of his thematic work, and the formal layout of the whole work show him already far beyond Wagner's technique of development, and ahead of his own contemporaries… The Gurrelieder, together with the symphonic poem Pelléas et Mélisande which likewise calls for gigantic forces, represent Schoenberg's farewell to the over-ripe late-Romantic world of sound inaugurated by Liszt and Wagner and carried to its extreme by Mahler, Richard Strauss, and many of their contemporaries… The work was an extraordinary success with the public, the first triumph for Schoenberg in any of the major music halls of his native city." Reich: Schoenberg, pp. 66-69. "In March 1900 Schoenberg began setting Jens Peter Jacobsen?'s Gurre-Lieder as a song cycle for voice and piano, for entry in a competition... However, Schoenberg soon saw wider possibilities in the text... He therefore decided to connect the songs he had already composed (those in the first two parts of the finished work) with symphonic interludes and set the whole poem as a vast cantata employing several soloists and a huge chorus and orchestra. The work depicts the love of King Waldemar and Tove under the Tristanesque imminence of death, Waldemar?'s blasphemous defiance of God after Tove?'s death, the nightly ride at the head of a ghostly retinue to which the king?'s restless spirit is subsequently condemned, and its dismissal by the summer wind at the approach of day. Schoenberg encompassed all this in a series of tableaux of extraordinary magnificence." O. W. Neighbour in Grove online. "One hundred copies of the edition—probably the issue of August 31, 1920—are a special issue numbered and signed by the composer to page [1]. It was printed to stronger paper and bound in hard boards of cardboard coated with brown marbled paper. The upper board of this special edition bears gilt title words... the lettering to the spine, also gilt, is 'Schönberg Gurre-Lieder.' " Website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna. In the present edition, which includes a number of corrections from the published autograph, the engraver tried to minimize the number of staves. Schoenberg was not satisfied with the result, as numerous autograph corrections and annotations to his three personal copies demonstrate. Still, it remained the final edition of the work in Schoenberg's lifetime, and the composer used it, with the aforementioned corrections, for his performances. A facsimile of Schoenberg's manuscript fair copy of the full score was published by Universal-Edition in 1912. The piano-vocal score, prepared by Alban Berg, was published in 1913 (U.E. 3696).

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        Carmen. Novelle. (Dem Text wurde die von Wilhelm Geist besorgte, in der Reclamschen Universalbibliothek erschienene Übersetzung zugrunde gelegt].

      Zürich, Rascher & Co. 1920.. 92 S. Mit 12 farbigen Zeichnungen von Alastair (= Hans-Henning von Voigt) auf Tafeln. Orig.-Seideneinband m. goldgepr. Deckel- u. RTitel u. Kopfgoldschnitt.. Nr. 71 von 150 (GA 500) auf schwerem Zandersbütten und im Seideneinband, im Impressum vom Illustrator numeriert und SIGNIERT. Brillante Farbgebung. - Deckel hell-/staubfleckig, Name auf Vorblatt. Gutes Exemplar

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        [Archive of Correspondence Between Morris and Dorothy Glazer]

      Washington DC; Philadelphia, PA; Kansas City, MO, [ca. 1920-1931]. Near fine. 406 hand written letters between Morris Glazer and Dorothy (Cramer) Glazer. Nearly all in original mailing envelopes. 2 8vo. illustrated booklets: WASHINGTON STOCK EXCHANGE REVUE OF 1922; 27pp. String bound at left margin, illustrated card wraps, vignette illustrations and printed music throughout. DINNER OF THE WASHINGTON STOCK EXCHANGE APRIL FIRST 1922; Chromolithograph illustrated card wraps, 30pp. Bound with silk ribbon run through a ticker tape machine at left margin; 30pp. Many of the names and companies listed in Morris' writings appear in these programs, with copious lists of attendees (including Morris) and figures in politics and finance. Booklets about fine. Envelopes moderately worn, letters well preserved, generally near fine. An extensive archive of correspondence covering the Jazz Age, 1929 Stock Market Crash, and early Depression-era between Morris Glazer, financial editor of the Washington Post and Philadelphia Record, and his wife, Dorothy (Cramer) Glazer. The first approximately 180 letters, span the Spring of 1920 into the Fall of 1921. A recent graduate of the University of Missouri, Morris is working as a copy writer on the city desk of the Washington Post and quickly rises to editor of the financial section. His letters are almost exclusively written from either the copy desk or lounge of the National Press Club and capture the daily routine of a newspaper man and the Club atmosphere. Dorothy, residing in Kansas City, is skeptical of his ability to provide for a family on the salary of a newspaper man and as a result, Morris is constantly chasing side work, writing stories, and providing publicity for various trade publications. They are married in September of 1921, after he is made financial editor of the Post, and their letters cease with her relocation to Washington. The correspondence resumes, however, as she travels between March and June of 1923: 134 near daily letters back and forth. By this time, Morris is comfortable in his position as financial editor and appears to be taking full advantage of his access by pursuing aggressively retail trades in the stock market on the strength of insider information. Dorothy, never at ease with his investment strategies, is unimpressed: "You may call it "high finance." I call it "plain gambling." I shall change my opinion when you have much more experience" (April 22, 1923). After her return to Washington, the letters again cease, this time until July 1929 when Morris takes a position as financial editor of the Philadelphia Record, staying during the week at the YMCA and traveling back to Washington by train on weekends. He is still deeply invested in the markets; from his first dispatch from Philadelphia: "I made the rounds today of the some of banks and brokerage houses. Think I'm going to like this job very much. [...] The dope is - hold to N.A. - good for 200. UL is also going up - and Com. + South should go at least 4 or 5 pts higher. If I get any hot news tomorrow, I'll wire you" (July 02, 1929). He pens approximately 20 letters in October and November of 1929, detailing his market moves, the ensuing horror, and his continued efforts at chasing losses. He urges Dorothy to use their son's money to purchase stock in Zenith: "Altho the market went down, things are in much better shape. The heavy selling is over, and the market is acting more naturally. P+W. went up, as you noticed. Think you could buy about 50 shares of Zenith Radio for Harry's money" (November 18, 1929). Their written contact becomes more sporadic throughout 1930 and 1931, ending in October of 1931 when he is presumably let go by the paper. In his final letters he details bank collapses throughout Philadelphia, brokerage houses folding, and steep employment cuts at the Record: "This has been a trying week in Phila. About 12 banks failed, and the stock marked nose-dived. But things are looking a little better now, thanks to Mr. Hoover. As a result of this excitement I have been kept much busier than usual. Had two front page stories this week, one on the closing of a big bank, the other on Mr. Hoover's plan" (October 8, 1931). A rich archive, some 150k+ words in length (with majority from Morris), chronicling the professional and personal life of a financial newspaper man and retail investor during the most significant period in the history of American finance. A complete inventory is available.

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        Carmen Novelle (Dem Text wurde die von Wilhelm Geist besorgte, in der Reclamschen Universalbibliothek erschienene Übersetzung zugrunde gelegt]

      Zürich, Rascher & Co. 1920. Hard Cover. 92 S. Mit 12 farbigen Zeichnungen von Alastair (= Hans-Henning von Voigt) auf Tafeln. Orig.-Seideneinband m. goldgepr. Deckel- u. RTitel u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Nr. 71 von 150 (GA 500) auf schwerem Zandersbütten und im Seideneinband, im Impressum vom Illustrator numeriert und SIGNIERT. Brillante Farbgebung. - Deckel hell-/staubfleckig, Name auf Vorblatt. Gutes Exemplar

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        Relativity The Special and General Theory

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1920 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive copy of this true first edition. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with minor discoloration to the endpapers and slight foxing. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with a facsimile dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sphinx by Oscar Wilde

      London: John Lane, 1920. Hardcover. Orig. decorated white cloth in gilt and blue. Teg. Near fine. 36 pages. 30 x 23 cm. Twelve pochoir plates, 10 with lettered tissue guards, the other two appear at front and rear endpapers. Decorative colored initials in the text, thirteen in total. Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Of English, Spanish and Russian ancestry, Alastair lived much of his life in Germany -- his sophisticated and generally bizarre designs show Beardsley influence rather than that of the continental tradition. Very fresh, crisp copy, gilt front cover decorations bright and sharp.

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        Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [c.1920]., 1920. Rackham illustrated Edition. Octavo. With sixteen mounted colour plates, with all caption-printed tissue guards present. Bound in publisher's gilt decorated red cloth showing trivial wear. In a very good example of the dustwrapper, minor edgewear to extremities and a single small chip of loss to the head of the spine panel. Neat ownership to f.f.e.p. dated 1929. A most attractive copy. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [126]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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        WERDENFELS. Reliefpanorama des Werdenfelser Landes mit den Städten als Vogelschauansichten.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "Atelier J. Ruep", um 1920, 75 x 160 cm. Blick von der Höhe Bad Tölz, Staffelsee und Steingaden auf das Werdenfelser Land mit Garmisch im Zentrum, im Hintergrund Kitzbühler Alpen, Karwendel und Wettersteingebirge, sowie das Inntal. Das Panorama reicht vom Isartal im Osten über Kochel- und Walchensee, Murnau mit dem Staffel- und Riegsee bis zum Lechtal mit Füssen, Schwangau, Neuschwanstein und Reutte. Das vorgelagerte Ammergebirge in schönem Grün- und Ockertönen ausgearbeitet. Dominierend im Mittelgrund das Zugspitzmassiv. Mit Einzeichnung der Verkehrswege, einschließlich der Bergbahnen. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, farbfrisch und sehr gut erhalten. Prachtblatt von enormer dekorativer Wirkung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBERHESSEN. Reliefpanorama von Oberhessen mit den Städten als Vogelschauansichten.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "Atelier J.Ruep", um 1920, 75 x 119 cm. Blick von den Höhen des Taunus auf Giessen, die Wetterau und Offenbach, im Mittelgrund der Vogelsberg und der Spessart; in der Ferne Fulda und die Rhön. Mit hübschen kleinen Vogelschau-Gesamtansichten von Kirchhain/Ohm, Homberg, Alsfeld, Lauterbach, Fulda, Bad Soden, Bad Orb, Gelnhausen, Hanau, Frankfurt, Bad Homburg, Friedberg, Bad Nauheim, Nidda, Butzbach und Giessen. Hervorgehoben sind die geplanten, bzw. bereits gebauten Autobahnen. Die übrigen Verkehrswege sind ebenfalls detailliert eingezeichnet. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, farbfrisch und sehr gut erhalten, sehr dekorativ. - Dabei: Andruck in Blau mit Einzeichnung der Legende. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album of Detroit-Area Construction Projects]

      (Detroit): (Hamer Bros. / Hamer-Paskins), (1920-ca. 1952). Very good. Oblong 4to. black textured three-ring binder. 9" x 12" approx. Contains 115 B&W silver gelatin photographic prints dated 1920-1952. 45 in 8" x 10" format, many backed in linen, hole-punched and inserting directly into binder. Remainder various sizes, most 3x5 or snapshot, mounted to standard black photo pages. Generally very good. A few leaves separated from binder rings. Some mild edge-wear here and there. Else sound, clean, and apparently complete. Largely chronological photographic record of the construction and engineering projects of Hamer Bros. of Detroit, MI. Likely produced either for company archives or for marketing and promotional purposes, the album showcases the highway and heavy construction firm's many works in and around the Motor City. The earliest images, from 1920, are of an Osgood Co. steam shovel loading earth onto mule-drawn carts. Remainder of album effectively showcases pile driving, water diversion, bridge building and demolition (including a dynamic image of a river dynamite blast - above). Photos exhibit consistent clarity and competent composition, with most prints described either in caption or negative with date, location, job, etc. Projects include: railroad grade separation; Mississippi lock construction (Wisconsin); Ford Motor Company factory/warehouse construction; Grand Truck Western Railroad bridge removal; Henkel Flour Mill foundation pile setting; Goebel Brewing Company river retention wall -- among others. A collection of depth and scope.

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        MAP OF SHANGHAI PRESENTED BY SHANGHAI BRANCH NAVY YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION: The Red Triangle Points the Way To the Home on Shore for All Men of the Serivce. Corner Szechuen & Hong Kong Roads, Shanghai, China.

      WONDERFUL PIECE OF SHANGHAI EPHEMERA: A FOLDING SHANGHAI MAPShanghai [nd.ca.1920' - s], Shanghai Y.M.C.A. Single sheet mapfolded pamphlet 8.5 x 16.5 cm., opens to 48 x 32.8 cm., verygood, color printed inm English & Romanized Chinese, list of84 places of interest, small fold tear mended, else sharp ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        I. Den kommunistiska internationalen. II. Ungdoms-Internationalen. Organ för den kommunistiska internationalens exekutivkomité. Utkommer på Ryska, tyska, engelska, franska och skandinaviska språken. Skandinavisk upplaga. Nr:1-6.

      I. Petrograd, Smolnyj, 1920-1921.II. Kristiania och Fram, 1923. Två arbeten bundna i en volym, 1633 spalter.; 32 s.; 32 s., illustrerade. Halvklotband med marmorerade pärmar. 32,5 x 22,5 cm. Hela innehållsförteckningen kan ses på: http://www.marxistarkiv.se/komintern/ki-innehall.html. Två nummer av "Ungdomsinternationalen" inbundna efter "Den kommunistiska Internationalen". Den kommunistiska internationalen innehåller artiklar av John Reed, Antonio Gramsci, Raymond Lefevre, Clara Zetkin, Karl radek, Eugen Varga, Nikolaj, Bucharin, Henri Barbusse

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        TELEPHONE PLANT And ENGINEERING ARCHIVE. Three Large Photo Albums with Nearly 700 Original Photos (including 28 Real Photo Postcards), Numerous Loose Photos, Original Typewritten & Manuscript Novebook for Plant and Engineering Conferences in June, 1926, and October 1928; AT&T Report for Labor Costs for Two Man Crews and New Equipment, Trade Magazines, and a Large Color Lithograph Poster entitled Loyalty to Public Service from 1921

      [Indianapolis, IN]:: J. Walter Hannon, Indiana Telephone Company,. 1920 - 1955.. Photo Albums oblong format: (1) 10-1/2" x 13-1/2". (2) 8-1/2" x 11-1/2". (3) 10-1/4" x 13-1/2". 3 Photograph Albums, of varying pages. Two typewritten notebooks, one folder of Indiana journal publications laid-in, and many loose photographs and adverts.. Two black (one dark brown) flexible leatherette bindings with gilt stamped lettering to front, two albums with black cord ties. One black blind-stamped stiff cloth covered folder, one flexible black plastic folder. Loose photographs in mylar covers.. Albums with modest rubbing to edges and light soiling/aging to. covers. Minor bumping to edges and scuffing to fore-edges.. The first album covers the disaster response for restoring phone service during an ice storm in 1926 and the tornado which devastated Indianapolis in 1927. The second depicts the 1934 Anderson, Indiana switchboard building fire which cut off phone service for the entire town; and the third vividly illustrates the 1937 Flood which devastated 90% of Jeffersonville, Indiana -- the last two of the albums possess detailed descriptive indexes of events, places, and participants. Many of the photos are marked by such commercial photographers as W. H. Bass, Hanser's Photo Studio, Vorski, Shaw and others. This material chronicles 20 years of Hannon's half-century career with Indiana Bell Telephone. As Indiana General Plant Superintendent he oversaw work crews laying telephone cables, surveying crews, foremen, installation of switchboards, and maintenance. The trade journals include publications from the Indiana Telephone News, Southwestern Telephone News, Bell Telephone News, Long Lines, The Ohio Bell, Telephone Review, Book of the Telephone, and From the Far Corners of the Earth, and 195 Bulletin. This phenomenal and unique collection of photo albums offers an invaluable history of the company, the equipment, systems, and personnel of the Bell Telephone Company through the Jazz Age and the Great Depression as they overcome several natural disasters. J. Walter Hannon (1891-1957?) started working for Bell Telephone at the Missouri & Kansas Telephone Company in Leavenworth, KS in 1904, and by 1916 had earned the job of Wire Chief in Kansas City, MO. It is amazing to see how a thirteen-year old Kansas farm boy could rise through the ranks to become one of the longest serving AT&T telephone executives during the first half of the 20th century. The first photo album shows him working in Broomfield, Hazeltine, and Estes Park, Colorado, supervising the building of Telephone Exchanges, as well as biildings in Tell City, Rockport, and Wellington, Indiana when he moved to the Indiana Bell Telephone Company by 1923. This first album offers a remarkable record of the brutal weather conditions, and the equipment needed to repair the downed telephone lines and poles after the ice storm in 1926 around Indianapolis, and then the amazing devastation following the May 18, 1927 F3 (possible F4) tornado which tore through East Central Indianapolis killing 2, injuring over 200, and destroying most of the infrastructure throughout. Hannon's staff has included excellent photos showing many street views around the areas, crews working to restore the lines, crews riding what appear to be early Harley Davidson, or Excelsior Motorcycles, and the Herculean cleanup following the devastation. There are also photos of ditches being dug along rural and city roads, workers and their tools, workers laying conduit pipes through city alleys, country roads, specialized trucks and tractors laying cable, setting telephone poles, huge rolls of cable stamped Western General Electric Co., and many large company photos of Plant Conferences, Repair Service Clerks Conferences, COnduit Foreman's Conferences, First Aid Team Conferences, and more for Indiana Telephone. The commercial photographers include W. H. Bass, Hanser's Photo Studio, George Gilbert Shaw of Bloomington IN, Vorki's and Rickert Studios. Hannon's small manuscript notebook included in the collection offers extensive notes and details about Telephone personnel during this period from Plant and Engineering Conferences he attended for AT&T in 1926 and 1928, reflecting the great care that the company took in educating and managing its far-flung operations. The second photo album covering the Anderson, IN Jan. 29, 1934 switchboard fire details with crisp silver gelatin photos the response by Hannon's crews from the Indiana Telephone Company. The fire reduced the local and long distance switchboards into masses of twisted and blackened metal, cutting off the city of nearly 40,000 with 5500 telephones in a single night. At the time this was the largest city affected by such a disaster in history, and these photos show how Bell Telephone was able to permanently re-establish the telephone service in another building, rebuild the switchboard, and hold an opening to show Anderson residents communications were working once again within 14 days. The photos highlight the destruction caused by the fire, icicles dripping off the ruined buildings, the marquis of the theatre next door playing Ann Vickers starring Irene Dunn & Walter Huston, and the ruined rubble in the shell of the building with fire hoses stretched out on the street. The third album offers an incomparable visual record of the Ohio River Great Flood of 1937 which surpassed all prior floods during the previous 175 years of records. Ninety percent of Jeffersonville, Indiana was flooded causing over 100 million dollars in damage, when the river reached a flood crest of 53.74 feet. The entire telephone system was wiped out, and required a massive effort on the part of Indiana Telephone to evacuate their personnel, and then begin the rebuilding. The pictures show office buildings, downtown buildings, evacuation of Bell employees in boats, extensive flooding downtown, emergency generators, installation of new central office equipment in February, 1937 by Western Electric, remains of the Jeffersonville switchboard, installers dismantling all the flooded equipment, and Bell Telephone flood workers temporarily living at the Log Cabin hotel. The images also illustrate the construction clerks, engineering force, the dormitories, loading reels of cable, the havoc caused by the flood, wreckage of the aerial cable plant, gasoline bulk plant wreckage including poles carried by the flood out of the yard, loading sandbags, the effect of the flood in Evansville, and much more. In addition, as with the previous album, the detailed index and contents pages provide invaluable contemporary references of names, dates, places, types of equipment, and much more. The loose photos included with the archive include 6 images with descriptive details of an early telescoping boom truck featuring a wooden scaffolding raised by winches on the back of a mid-1920s flatbed Ford Truck shown here with workers on the top platform repairing telephone wires in the winter of 1929. The nine loose photos are of special interest well depicting a 1940 Chevrolet 2-door coupe fitted out as a lineman's repair vehicle, with a wealth of equipment fitten into the commodious trunk, pulling a specially outfitted trailer for the Indiana Bell Telephone Company. Images were taken by W.H. Bass and F.M. Kirkpatrick with photographer's stamps in corners and on back. The beautiful 1921 in-house AT&T campaign was based on comments by company President Thayer in 1921 referring to the sacrifices made by their employees, and what the company owed them. Originals such as these were given to company managers, and are exceedingly scarce. See: Bulletin 195, December, 1954. Album 1. 106 pp, unpaginated, of thick black paper stock, with 335 original photos tipped-in, ranging in size from 2-1/4" x 3- 1/2" up to 8" x 10" (a few linen-backed), many with pencil ink, and/or typed annotations on versos, some with embossed photographer's stamp at corner, others with photographer's name in negative at corner, some sepia- toned. Contemporary textured limp calf, photo album, post-binder, with black silk braid at gutter margin (some edgewear, minor scuffing to fore- edges, minor bumping to corners), still VG. 2. Photographs of Anderson Fire. 11-1/2" x 8-1/2". 6 leaves linen-backed phtos of typewritten text contents, 48 linen-backed silver gelatin photos, neatly numbered with label in lower corner. Dark burgundy-colored simulated leather limp covers, post binder, brass screws at gutter margin (slight soiling, shelfwear), an excellent copy. 3. Photos of the Jeffersonville flood. 15 leaves typewritten text attached to flyleaf with brass split brads, 84 pp. (unpaginated), 10, 12 pp. With 287 tipped-in silver gelatin photos ranging in size from 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" up to 8" x 10" (without 1 photo), 28 photo postcards. Contemporary limp black leather, gilt lettering on front cover, post binder with silk braid tied at gutter margin, Telephone News magazines bound onto rear flyleaves (slight shelfwear without 1 photo listed), still an excellent copy. Nine loose 8" x 10" original photos, manuscript conference notebook stamped in gilt on front cover, 8vo, Approx 200 pp (unpaginated), half-typewritten, half with extensive pencil notes & annotations, limp dark brown calf 6-ring binder, rounded corners. Labor report: Approximately 100pp., photo plates, illustrations, diagrams, numerous letters on letterhead, memos, tipped-in printed brochures, contemporary limp black softcover split-post binding, NF. Five Indiana Telephone News Magazines with numerous photos, text illustrations through printed softcovers as issued. . Many b/w photographs throughout albums (some sepia toned), 28 photo postcards. Nine loose 8" x 10" original photos, six 2.5" x 4" photos tipped-in on loose board with clipping attached. Labor report with photo plates, illustrations, diagrams, numerous letters on letterhead, memos, tipped-in printed brochures, text illustrations, color illustrated wrappers.

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        The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling. The works include: The Jungle Books, The Second Jungle Book, Kim, Wee Willie Winkie, Plain Tales from the Hills, Just So Stories, Captain Courageous, Rewards and Fairies, Stalky and Co., Puck of Pooks Hill, Rewards & Fairies, The Man Who Would be King, etc

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920-1937., 39. The Outward Bound Edition. 32 volumes; 8vo. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles and gilt to spines, gilt ivory medalion to upper, top edges gilt others untrimmed. With maps and illustrations, as well as portraits of the author. Last 3 volumes in lighter brown. Binding with occasional marking or rubbing; browning to eps and untrimmed edges. Dampstaining to one vol. Several volumes unread with pages uncut; the last volume, Something of Myself with Index, has the first couple of pages roughly cut. A generally clean and tight set of Kipling's complete poems and novels in original cloth. Stewart p.560

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        Gesamtansicht von einem erhöhten Standpunkt aus.

      . Bleistiftzeichnung, die Gewässer blau aquarelliert, aus dem Atelier von J. Ruep, um 1920, 65 x 130 cm.. Blick von der Ostsee über den Strand auf die Stadt und die dahinterliegenden Hügel. Während die Stadt schon genau durchgearbeitet ist, sind der Strand und die Hügel erst in Umrißen skizziert bzw. schraffiert. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, am unteren Rand Verlagsstempel, insgesamt gut erhalten. - Interessante Vorstudie zu einem späteren aquarellierten Panorama!

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        Gurre-Lieder von Jens Peter Jacobsen Deutsch von Robert Franz Arnold für Soli, Chor und Orchester. [Full score]

      Wien–Leipzig: Universal-Edition [PN U.E. 6300]. [August 31, 1920]. Large folio. Original publisher's brown boards with embossed lettering in gold. [1] (title), [2] (list of instruments), 3-189, [i] (blank) pp. With the autograph signature of the composer in black ink to foot of title and "No. 2" (in the sequence of signed copies) also in Schoenberg's hand. Small printed bookseller's label to lower left corner of verso of upper board. Spine and edges of boards reinforced with brown plastic tape, obscuring titling to spine. Upper outer corners slightly bumped and dampstained. . First Edition in this form, limited to 100 copies. Rufer (Engl.) pp. 78-79. Ringer p. 311. Tetsuo Satoh pp. 37-38. Hilmar: Arnold Schoenberg Gedenkausstellung 1974, no. 229. First performed in Vienna on February 23, 1913, with Franz Schreker conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Choir and the Wiener Konzartvereinsorchester. "The cycle of poems Gurresange (Songs of Gurre), written in 1868 by Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847-85, with German translation by Robert Franz Arnold (1872-1938), was based on the old Danish legend of Waldemar, King of Denmark, and his illicit love for the beautiful maiden Tove at the castle of GurreÂ… The dominant thematic traits stem from Wagner's world of sound, but the frequent wide intervals in the vocal parts already give a hint of Schoenberg's later manner. Harmonically, there are further refinements of the phenomena of expanded or 'floating' tonality, first produced by Wagner in TristanÂ… The way in which Schoenberg unfolds the themes of the Gurrelieder, the nature of his thematic work, and the formal layout of the whole work show him already far beyond Wagner's technique of development, and ahead of his own contemporariesÂ… The Gurrelieder, together with the symphonic poem Pelléas et Mélisande which likewise calls for gigantic forces, represent Schoenberg's farewell to the over-ripe late-Romantic world of sound inaugurated by Liszt and Wagner and carried to its extreme by Mahler, Richard Strauss, and many of their contemporariesÂ… The work was an extraordinary success with the public, the first triumph for Schoenberg in any of the major music halls of his native city." Reich: Schoenberg, pp. 66-69. "In March 1900 Schoenberg began setting Jens Peter JacobsenÂ’s Gurre-Lieder as a song cycle for voice and piano, for entry in a competition... However, Schoenberg soon saw wider possibilities in the text... He therefore decided to connect the songs he had already composed (those in the first two parts of the finished work) with symphonic interludes and set the whole poem as a vast cantata employing several soloists and a huge chorus and orchestra. The work depicts the love of King Waldemar and Tove under the Tristanesque imminence of death, WaldemarÂ’s blasphemous defiance of God after ToveÂ’s death, the nightly ride at the head of a ghostly retinue to which the kingÂ’s restless spirit is subsequently condemned, and its dismissal by the summer wind at the approach of day. Schoenberg encompassed all this in a series of tableaux of extraordinary magnificence." O. W. Neighbour in Grove online. "One hundred copies of the edition—probably the issue of August 31, 1920—are a special issue numbered and signed by the composer to page [1]. It was printed to stronger paper and bound in hard boards of cardboard coated with brown marbled paper. The upper board of this special edition bears gilt title words... the lettering to the spine, also gilt, is 'Schönberg Gurre-Lieder.' " Website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna. In the present edition, which includes a number of corrections from the published autograph, the engraver tried to minimize the number of staves. Schoenberg was not satisfied with the result, as numerous autograph corrections and annotations to his three personal copies demonstrate. Still, it remained the final edition of the work in Schoenberg's lifetime, and the composer used it, with the aforementioned corrections, for his performances. A facsimile of Schoenberg's manuscript fair copy of the full score was published by Universal-Edition in 1912. The piano-vocal score, prepared by Alban Berg, was published in 1913 (U.E. 3696).

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        The Complete Poems of the Bronte Sisters

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., c.1920-23., 1920. 3 vols., 8vo. Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt border to covers, top edge gilt. Held in a protective blue cloth slip case. A fine, attractive set. The 'Poems' represent the Brontes first published work. On her twenty-first birthday, Charlotte Bronte had asked Poet Laureate Robert Southey about her prospects as a writer. 'Literature cannot be the business of a woman's life' was his response. Granting this view of women, the sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne adopted pseudonyms to hide their sex, and published a joint collection 'Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell' (May 1846). Although the book failed to attract interest the sisters were undeterred, and began work on their first fiction- Charlotte continued to use the name 'Currer Bell' for her first two novels, 'Jane Eyre' (1847), and 'Shirley' (1849).

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        [Archive of Correspondence Between Morris and Dorothy Glazer]

      Washington DC; Philadelphia, PA; Kansas City, MO, [ca. 1920-1931]. Near fine. 406 hand written letters between Morris Glazer and Dorothy (Cramer) Glazer. Nearly all in original mailing envelopes. 2 8vo. illustrated booklets: WASHINGTON STOCK EXCHANGE REVUE OF 1922; 27pp. String bound at left margin, illustrated card wraps, vignette illustrations and printed music throughout. DINNER OF THE WASHINGTON STOCK EXCHANGE APRIL FIRST 1922; Chromolithograph illustrated card wraps, 30pp. Bound with silk ribbon run through a ticker tape machine at left margin; 30pp. Many of the names and companies listed in Morris' writings appear in these programs, with copious lists of attendees (including Morris) and figures in politics and finance. Booklets about fine. Envelopes moderately worn, letters well preserved, generally near fine. An extensive archive of correspondence covering the Jazz Age, 1929 Stock Market Crash, and early Depression-era between Morris Glazer, financial editor of the Washington Post and Philadelphia Record, and his wife, Dorothy (Cramer) Glazer. The first approximately 180 letters, span the Spring of 1920 into the Fall of 1921. A recent graduate of the University of Missouri, Morris is working as a copy writer on the city desk of the Washington Post and quickly rises to editor of the financial section. His letters are almost exclusively written from either the copy desk or lounge of the National Press Club and capture the daily routine of a newspaper man and the Club atmosphere. Dorothy, residing in Kansas City, is skeptical of his ability to provide for a family on the salary of a newspaper man and as a result, Morris is constantly chasing side work, writing stories, and providing publicity for various trade publications. They are married in September of 1921, after he is made financial editor of the Post, and their letters cease with her relocation to Washington. The correspondence resumes, however, as she travels between March and June of 1923: 134 near daily letters back and forth. By this time, Morris is comfortable in his position as financial editor and appears to be taking full advantage of his access by pursuing aggressively retail trades in the stock market on the strength of insider information. Dorothy, never at ease with his investment strategies, is unimpressed: "You may call it "high finance." I call it "plain gambling." I shall change my opinion when you have much more experience" (April 22, 1923). After her return to Washington, the letters again cease, this time until July 1929 when Morris takes a position as financial editor of the Philadelphia Record, staying during the week at the YMCA and traveling back to Washington by train on weekends. He is still deeply invested in the markets; from his first dispatch from Philadelphia: "I made the rounds today of the some of banks and brokerage houses. Think I'm going to like this job very much. [...] The dope is - hold to N.A. - good for 200. UL is also going up - and Com. + South should go at least 4 or 5 pts higher. If I get any hot news tomorrow, I'll wire you" (July 02, 1929). He pens approximately 20 letters in October and November of 1929, detailing his market moves, the ensuing horror, and his continued efforts at chasing losses. He urges Dorothy to use their son's money to purchase stock in Zenith: "Altho the market went down, things are in much better shape. The heavy selling is over, and the market is acting more naturally. P+W. went up, as you noticed. Think you could buy about 50 shares of Zenith Radio for Harry's money" (November 18, 1929). Their written contact becomes more sporadic throughout 1930 and 1931, ending in October of 1931 when he is presumably let go by the paper. In his final letters he details bank collapses throughout Philadelphia, brokerage houses folding, and steep employment cuts at the Record: "This has been a trying week in Phila. About 12 banks failed, and the stock marked nose-dived. But things are looking a little better now, thanks to Mr. Hoover. As a result of this excitement I have been kept much busier than usual. Had two front page stories this week, one on the closing of a big bank, the other on Mr. Hoover's plan" (October 8, 1931). A rich archive, some 150k+ words in length (with majority from Morris), chronicling the professional and personal life of a financial newspaper man and retail investor during the most significant period in the history of American finance. A complete inventory is available.

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        The History of the South African Forces in France

      Thomas Nelson, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Editionundated however a pencil inscription is dated 1920. several other stamp marks from a previous owner. age related marks and there are a few minor tears that don't affect the text. the boards are worn and marked especially the rear of the book. some light foxing. the binding is excellent. Quantity Available: 1. Category: World War 1; Inventory No: zi99.

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        EIFEL. Reliefpanorama der Eifel mit den Städten als Vogelschauansichten.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "Atelier J.Ruep", um 1920, 90 x 90 cm. Panorama des Gebietes zwischen Mosel und dem Rhein bis Köln. Detailliert dargestellt ist der Mosellauf mit den vielen Burgen, Schlössern und Ruinen. Vom Hunsrück im Süden über Nordereifel, Maifeld, Hohe Eifel, Schnee-Eifel bis zum Ahrgebirge und dem Hohen Venn ist die gesamte Region sorgfältig dargestellt. In der Ferne schöne Ansichten von Aachen, Düren und Köln. Das Kolorit besticht durch frische und leuchtende Farben. Im unteren Rand der gemalte Titel "Die schöne Eifel. Rheinland". - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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