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        Spring in New Hampshire and Other Poems

      Grant Richards, 1920, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, As Issued, 1stSize: 8vo, First Edition, first printing of McKay's third publication, his first book of original poetry. Published London: Grant Richard, 1920. Original 8 vo. wrappers, 5 1/8" x 7 7/8", 40 pp., printed on laid paper, bound into tan card wrappers, with printed green publisher's label on cover. Some copies contained a frontis, this one does not. Tiny chip off one corner of label. Covers have minor creasing at the top and bottom edges, otherwise near fine. Pages bright and clean.

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        Spring In New Hampshire And Other Poems

      Grant Richards. PAPERBACK. Paperback with some edge wear to covers, content is clean with some foxing to front end pages, rough cut page ends. Solidly bound content. Overall In Good Condition For Age. . Good. 1920.

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        Correspondence Archive of Bertram D. Hulen, Author, and noted International correspondent of the New York Times

      1920s-1950. Archive of Bertram D. Hulen, Author, and noted international correspondent of the New York Times. Bertram Hulen, Washington Bureau correspondent at the New York Times, was known as the dean of State Department reporters. He had more than twenty-five years?' experience covering the State Department and White House and was the author of a highly regarded book, ?"Inside The State Department.?" Hulen was killed along with a dozen other American correspondents on July 12, 1949 in a plane crash near Bombay, India. The party was returning from an inspection of Indonesia at the invitation of the Netherlands government. This archive consists of letters and mementos dating from the 1920s up to the immediate aftermath of his death. Most of the journalistic items are letters from colleagues and friends, many congratulatory, commenting on the publication of his book. There are some interesting letters from correspondents, telling about their assignments. Person letters to his wife tell of his work, the life of a foreign correspondent, and some of the more interesting of his assignments, especially on the campaign trail with presidential candidates. There are many letters and telegrams of condolence written to his wife and to the New York Times, after his death. Also included are credentials of one type or another, issued for special assignments, invitations, and a file of correspondence and records related to Hulen?'s family genealogy. Specifically, the contents include a telegram of condolence, to Mrs. Hulen, from Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, a 26?" photo of President Coolidge and the White House Press Corp, taken in 1929, a film roll, sent by the Netherlands government, of the time the group of correspondents spent in Indonesia, a portrait of Hulen, a letter of condolence from poet Strickland Gillilan, a cocktail recipe sent to Hulen from the USSR Embassy in the aftermath of a reception there, a letter from Cordell Hull, another from Joseph Grew, both Secretaries of State, a detailed 1932 letter from Nelson T. Johnson of the China Legation of the United States, about conditions in China, specifically about the Japanese belligerence. There are telegrams of shock in the days immediately following Hulen?'s death, many from noted New York Times reporters of the day, and dozens of letters from politicians, diplomats, journalists. One invitation is to the birthday celebration given for King Alexander I, from the Minister of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. A number of letters are from his colleagues at the New York Times, including Arthur Sulzberger. And much more, including an invitation to a meeting of ?"The Hitler Gang.?"

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        The Feet of the Young Men. Photographically illustrated by Lewis R. Freeman.

      New York, Doubleday, Page & Comp., 1920.. Limited Edition to 377 copies, signed by the author. unpaged Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbpergament mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel,. der Einbandrücken am Fuß angerissen und beschädigt sowie etwas angestaubt und gedunkelt, der Einband leicht fleckig und die Vergoldung teils etwas berieben, auf dem Vorsatz montiertes Exlibris, jugendstilig, ohne Angabe des Künstlers, auf den Vorsätzen die damals noch ideologisch unbefrachtete Swastika als Muster verwendet, Exemplar 127 der limiterten Ausgabe , von Kipling signiert. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (* 30. Dezember 1865 in Bombay - + 18. Januar 1936 in London) war ein britischer Schriftsteller und Dichter, der 1907 als bis dahin jüngster Autor und erster englischer Schriftsteller den Literaturnobelpreis erhielt. Seine bekanntesten Werke sind Das Dschungelbuch, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, der Roman Kim und eine Vielzahl von Kurzgeschichten. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Colour lithograph for Sinner-Bier.

      . Probably a proof print. Karlsruhe ca. 1920. 44,4 x 31 cm. Printed by Arthur Albrecht & Co. in Karlsruhe. * The print was widely used by the brewery, also as an enamel badge..

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        Die Auflösung der Städte. Oder: Die Erde, eine gute Wohnung. Oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur. ... . In 30 Zeichnungen von Bruno Taut. Schneeflocken, Allen Kindern, den Blumen und Sternen..

      Hagen, Folkwang-Verlag , 1920. 4°, 81 (2) S., 30 Taf. auf farb. Papier., zusätzl. einige Abb. , Kart., Deckel etwas wasserändig und stockflleckig, kleine Fehlstelle des Rückens am Fuss (2 cm), innen sauber. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar dieses seltene und ausserordentlich fragilen Buches aus, der Zeit entsprechend, sehr holzhaltigem Papier. Preis in CHF: 1400. Erste Ausgabe dieses seltenen Werkes. Wie schon zwei Jahre zuvor in der "Alpinen Architektur" unternimmt Bruno Taut in dem vorliegenden Werk den Versuch der Verschmelzung von Architektur u. Natur. Mit Beiträgen von Kropotkin, Lenin, Landauer, Fuhrmann, Hölderlin, Whitman u. a.Detailansichtzurück zur TrefferlisteTaut, Bruno, Die Auflösung der Städte oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur in 30 Zeichnungen. oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur in 30 Zeichnungen. 1920Hagen, Folkwang 1920. 4°. Orig.-Pappbd.Erste Ausgabe. - - Aus der Bibliothek von Christian Rohlfs u. mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Vortitel. Mit 30 (4 farb.) Tafeln mit Zeichnungen. Ränder etwas gebräunt, Vorsätze u. erste sowie letzte Bll. etwas stockfleckig. - Einbd. gebräunt u. stockfleckig sowie am Rücken mit Verlust.Auktionsdatum: 17.11.2009Auktions-/Losnummer: 419/240 Schätzpreis: 300,00 EURZuschlagpreis: 260,00 EURHauswedell & Nolte

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        Konvolut von 37 Gummidrucken, vorwiegend Landschaftsaufnahmen, davon 15 doppelt.

      Steyr, um 1920-1930 (?).. Original Fotografie. vers. Bildformate, meist 14,5 x 22,1 cm.. Unten rechts monogrammiert mit "D".

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        Rubaiyat.

      . Efter den engelske bearbejdelse ved Edward Fitzgerald. Oversat til dansk af Thöger Larsen. Kbhvn. 1920. Smukt illustr. i farver af Willy Pogany. Den dekorative udstyrelse af Poul Saebye. Indbundet ubeskaret med orig. omslag i privat halvlaeder..

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        Chimpansen. Zool-Have.

      . Litograferet plakat trykt i farver af Andreassen og Lachmann. Köbenhavn Ca. 1920. Med digt af Louis Levy. 86x60 cm. * Med svage foldemaerker. Smukt restaureret og dubleret pa syrefrit papir af Per Laursen..

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        Irish Fairy Tales.

      . London: Macmillan 1920. With 16 coloured illustrations by Arthur Rackham, all with tissue guards. X + 318 pp. Publisher's cloth. With inscriptions on flyleaf..

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        Musikalische Novellen. Mit fünf Original-Lithographien von Jacob Steinhardt. [Die fünf Lithographien illustrieren die folgenden Novellen: Schma Jißroel oder Der Bassgeiger, Die Wandlungen einer Weise, Die Kabbalisten, Der Purimgeiger, Er spielt für den Teufel. / Mit zwei Seiten jiddischer Worterklärungen] Die Ãœbersetzungen aus dem Ostjüdischen stammen von Alexander Eliasberg.

      Berlin: Verlag für Jüdische Kunst und Kultur - Fritz Gurlitt. Die Bindung gering berieben. Innen sehr guter Zustand. Schöner Druck von Otto von Holten.. Berlin, Verlag für Jüdische Kunst und Kultur - Fritz Gurlitt, 1920. 4°. 64 Seiten. Originales Halbleinen mit illustriertem Einbanddeckel. Die Bindung gering berieben. Innen sehr guter Zustand. Schöner Druck von Otto von Holten. Jakob Steinhardt (* 23. oder 27. Mai 1887 in Zerkow, Kreis Jarotschin; † 11. Februar 1968 in Naharija, Israel) war ein deutscher expressionistischer Maler und Grafiker. Er studierte 1906/07 an der Berliner Akademie der Künste bei Lovis Corinth und Hermann Struck, ab 1907 dann in Paris zunächst bei Jean Paul Laurens, danach bei Henri Matisse und Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. 1910 kehrte er nach Berlin zurück, 1911 unternahm er eine Reise durch Italien. Zurück in Berlin gründete er 1912 gemeinsam mit Ludwig Meidner und Richard Janthur die Künstlergruppe Die Pathetiker; die Gruppe hatte im selben Jahr ihre erste Ausstellung in Herwarth Waldens „Sturm-Galerie?". 1933 emigrierte er nach Palästina (Jerusalem), war dort seit 1947 Dozent an der nationalen Bezalel-Schule für Kunst und Kunsthandwerk und deren Leiter in den Jahren 1953-1957. Er trat hauptsächlich mit grafischen Folgen nach jüdischen und biblischen Motiven hervor (Holzschnitte zur Haggada 1920/21, Radierungen mit Gedichten Arno Nadels unter dem Titel "Rot und glühend ist das Auge des Juden"; Lithographien zu den "Musikalischen Novellen" und den "Gleichnissen" von J. L. Perez u. v. a.). Neben Struck und Budko war er Hauptvertreter einer spezifisch am Jüdischen interessierten Kunst und gilt als einer der überzeugendsten Darsteller der ostjüdischen Welt. Er gewann internationale Preise auf der Biennale in São Paulo (1955) und in Venedig (1960). (Wikipedia). Jizchok Leib Perez; Pseudonyme als Feuilletonist: Luzifer, Lez, Ben Tamar; * 18. Mai 1852 als Sohn wohlhabender und wohltätiger Eltern sefardischer Herkunft in Zamos'c', damals Russisch Polen; † 3. April 1915 in Warschau, war ein bedeutender jiddischsprachiger Schriftsteller aus Polen, der allerdings auch polnisch und hebräisch schrieb. Neben Mendele Moicher Sforim und Scholem Alejchem gehört Perez zu den Begründern der modernen jiddischen Literatur sowie der jüdischen Belletristik überhaupt. Er gilt "als einer der bedeutendsten psychologisierenden. Dichter der Weltliteratur und gleichzeitig als der hervorragendste jiddische Dramatiker". (Wikipedia)

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        Reliefpanorama von Hohenaschau und der Umgebung mit den Orten als Vogelschauansichten.

      . Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "J. Ruep", um 1920, 50 x 77 cm.. Blick von Süden auf Nieder- und Hohenaschau und die Umgebung von Maureralpe bis Bichl. Mit ausdrucksvollem Bergpanorama von der Kampenwand zur Überhängenden Wand und dem Hochries. Eingezeichnet sind alle Häuser der Orte, die Burg Hohenaschau, die Almen, Berghöfe und Kapellen. Mit Angabe der Skirouten und Rodelbahnen und Sprungschanze. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, im weißen Rand mit Tesafilmspuren und handschriftlichen Anmerkungen.

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        The Mystery of Easter Island. The Story of an Expedition.

      . 2nd edition. London: Sifton, Praed & Co. Ltd. 1920. Richly illustr. XXIV + 404 pp. Well-preserved uncut copy bound in publisher's green pictorial cloth, top edge gilt..

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        Peoples Of All Nations

      Educational Book Co., London, 1920, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 7 volumes. 5436 pages. Approximately 15 kilograms total book weight. Not dated but circa 1920. Blue cloth boards; front boards embossed and tooled in black and blind; gilt titles at spines. Volume 1 only endpapers starting to split at gutter; minimal marking; negligible foxing; some wear to boards predominantly at head and foot of spines. VERY SCARCE SET IN GOOD COLLECTABLE CONDITION. PEOPLES OF ALL NATIONS: THEIR LIFE TODAY AND THE STORY OF THEIR PAST BY OUR FOREMOST WRITERS OF TRAVEL ANTHROPOLOGY & HISTORY: ILLUSTRATED WITH UPWARDS OF 5000 PHOTOGRAPHS, NUMEROUS COLOUR PLATES, AND 150 MAPS EDITED BY J.A. HAMMERTON. 'Peoples and nations are words that have been much on tongue and pen in recent years. Since the outbreak of the Great War national spirit has been more active in the minds of men than at any other time in history. By its very existence the League Of Nations recognizes the ineluctable fact of nationalism, though an eminent statesman, indescribing the spirit of nationalism as "the curse of Europe" looks to the League somehow to abolish that spirit, and one of our seers, among his after-war visions, has seen a "world state," in which, presumably, national distinctions are blurred and all humanity exists in some strange neutral tint. A proper knowledge of the races of mankind that are sharing with us in the life of the globe today is essential to anyone who would lay claim to be decently educated. It scarcely needed the Great War to make intelligent persons understand how the complex machinery of modern civilization has brought peoples of very distant areas of the earth into a relationship, the closeness of which is often realized only when some temporary breakdown in that machinery occurs. The war at least made plain to the most unobservant that no nation can live unto itself alone, and in that degree it stimulated the sort of study which this work seeks to advance. It was determined that the task of presenting and entirely new picture of the post-war world inits living actuality should be attempted, and , after due consideration, the national unit was found to offer the most practical method of treatment. By arranging the nations of the world in their alphabetical order, rather than following any geographical sequence, a pleasing variety of subject resulted. Merely to describe the peoples of all nations in their habits as they live, and to illustrate them profusely, did not seem adequate to the purpose in hand; hence the historical chapters, in which every nation's story is briefly retold by skilled historians.' Very heavy set that will require additional postage for International Customers.

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        Storie di cantastorie

      Casa Editrice Vitagliano (via Durini 140) - Stabilimento Arti Grafiche Bertarelli (Via Archimede, 4-6) 1920 brossura buone condizioni Italiano unico I ed.. Collezione Vitaglianoo per i ragazzi I Gioielli, vol. 3°. VIII / 92 / brossura in cartoncino ruvido avorio illustrata a colori al primo piatto dall'A.. con disegni in nero e dieci tavole a colori di Sto (Sergio Tofano). Sguardie illustrate in grigio (motto Illuminare). Stato buono (usura dellla copertina ai margini - copertina e pagine brunite - dedica ad inchiostro nero a p. 1). Indice: La dolorosa e commovente istoria di Cecco e di Rosina - Alcune fra le più note vicende di Guerino il Meschino - La tromba d'Eustacchio - Le pene del giovane esploratore che non sa cosa esplorare - Il paggio saggio - Le nozze di Barbablù - Elogio del Serpente a Sonagli - La chitarrata di Pierroot - La piramide di Re Piramidone - Gli stivali del gatto con gli stivali.

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        Frans Masereel.

      . 6 pp. from Genius 1920. With 7 woodcuts by Masereel. 4to..

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        Oscar Wilde. Literaturbilleder fra det moderne England.

      . Privattryk. Kbhvn. 1920. 96 s. Oplag 250 nummererede eksemplarer, signeret af forfatteren. Indbundet ubeskaret med orig. foromslag i privat hlvpergament med handskreven titel pa ryggen. Bindet lidt slidt..

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        Les Feux de la Saint-Jean. Poeme.

      . 1st edit. Paris: Camille Bloch 1920. With 5 illustr. by Luc-Albert Moreau. 4to. Orig. wrapper i orig. folder. * Presentation copy from the author to Jacque Riviere. Limited to 360 copies, of which this is number 166, one of 340 copies on verge d'Arches a la forme. Mahe I,26. "Edition originale et premier tirage illustre par un artiste de talent", Carteret IV,43..

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        Memorandum of the Secretary of State for War Relating to the Army Estimates for 1920-21

      His Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1920 - Offered here is a scarce official government publication from Churchill's period as Secretary of State for War and Air - a Memorandum to Parliament regarding his Army Estimates for 1920-21 - meant to accompany his speech to Parliament of 23 February 1920. In January 1919, when he became Secretary of State for War and Air, Winston Churchill was only in his early 40s. Nonetheless, he was already a polarizing national figure who had already held several important Cabinet positions and been a force in national politics for nearly two decades. And he was already steeped in the politics, strategy, tactics, and realities of war. As a young man, he had seen and fought in wars on several continents, as both an insightful war correspondent and a professional soldier. In the First World War, Churchill's experience was truly singular, having served both in the Cabinet and on the front. Churchill was First Lord of the Admiralty until 1915 and then, after assuming questionable blame for the Dardanelles tragedy, served as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches, before being politically rehabilitated and returned to the Cabinet, before the war's end, as Minster of Munitions. As the new Secretary of State for War and Air in January 1919, Churchill immediately faced two overarching challenges: to demobilize the army that had fought the First World War, and to replace it with the army that would be prepared to fight future wars. On 23 February 1920, Churchill presented "The Army Estimates for 1920-21" to the House of Commons, announcing the final phases of demobilization and the replacement of the WWI army with "an entirely new Volunteer Army". The original government document offered here is Churchill's memorandum to Parliament "Issued in Amplification of the Speech of the Secretary of State introducing the Army Estimates for 1920-21." The two paragraph introduction by Churchill is dated 21 January, two days prior to Churchill's speech to Parliament. The Memorandum is intended to prepare the Parliamentary ground for the budgetary plow with what Churchill calls in his page 2 introduction "the interesting details". Churchill's speech to Parliament made the case for a very different army, bolstered by Churchill's assessment of major evolutions in strategic realities and the nature and mechanics of warfare itself. Churchill's memorandum offered here substantiates with details his requests and considerations, summarizing lessons of the war, the requirements of "the Future Army", and discussing a broad range of training, personnel policies, and organizational priorities. By all accounts, Churchill handled the mammoth task of demobilizing nearly 3.5 million British soldiers with success. Creating and sustaining a modern army proved more frustrating for Churchill, who found himself: "in charge of a War Office without a war, committed to economies". (See Martin Gilbert, Official Biography, Volume IV, p.506.) This very scarce document encapsulates much of Churchill's effort with respect to the army and offers a unique and substantial window into his time at the War Office. By 1921, he would be eager to leave the War Office, frustrated the lack of outlet for his talents and by differences with his Prime Minister. He would become Secretary of State for the Colonies in February 1921 and would not return to a military Cabinet post until the onset of the Second World War in 1939. This original Memorandum is in superlative, virtually mint, condition. There is absolutely no wear, no soiling, and no age-toning to either the covers or contents. Even the original string at the binding is bright, clean, and perfect. The only markings are official-looking ink stamped pagination (159-177) at the top right corners, indicating that this publication was likely once bound, which would explain the superlative condition. Bibliographic reference: Cohen B21 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE TALE OF PRISCILLA PURR

      Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., 1920. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Wain, Louis. Very good condition with no wrapper. Small format. Red boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. 14 plates of which 13 are colour and 1 is b/w, green and white text illustrations. Browning to spine and cover edges. Some bumping to spine and corners. Wear to cover edges. Some foxing. Light margin marks. Illustrations are lovely and bright! [S]

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        Petite Idole

      Paris: Nilsson, 1920. paperback. near fine. [4], 321 pages with text in French. Short 8vo, original pictorial wrappers with handsome cover by Maggy Monier. Paris: Editions Nilsson, (1920). Pages browned as usual, but unopened; a near fine copy, protected in a custom leather-backed clamshell case. A beautifully preserved copy with a lengthy eight-line inscription from Bernhardt on the half-title page: "A...je ne crois pas...que mon petite roman arrete un instant vos regards, mais la cependant vous en lirez quelques pages...

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        Die Auflösung der Städte. Oder: Die Erde, eine gute Wohnung. Oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur. . . In 30 Zeichnungen von Bruno Taut. Schneeflocken, Allen Kindern, den Blumen und Sternen.

      Hagen, Folkwang-Verlag , 1920 - 4°, 81 (2) S., 30 Taf. auf farb. Papier., zusätzl. einige Abb. , Kart., Deckel etwas wasserändig und stockflleckig, kleine Fehlstelle des Rückens am Fuss (2 cm), innen sauber. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar dieses seltene und ausserordentlich fragilen Buches aus, der Zeit entsprechend, sehr holzhaltigem Papier. Erste Ausgabe dieses seltenen Werkes. Wie schon zwei Jahre zuvor in der «Alpinen Architektur» unternimmt Bruno Taut in dem vorliegenden Werk den Versuch der Verschmelzung von Architektur u. Natur. Mit Beiträgen von Kropotkin, Lenin, Landauer, Fuhrmann, Hölderlin, Whitman u. a.Detailansichtzurück zur TrefferlisteTaut, Bruno, Die Auflösung der Städte oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur ? in 30 Zeichnungen. oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur ? in 30 Zeichnungen. 1920Hagen, Folkwang 1920. 4°. Orig.-Pappbd.Erste Ausgabe. ? ? Aus der Bibliothek von Christian Rohlfs u. mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Vortitel. Mit 30 (4 farb.) Tafeln mit Zeichnungen. Ränder etwas gebräunt, Vorsätze u. erste sowie letzte Bll. etwas stockfleckig. ? Einbd. gebräunt u. stockfleckig sowie am Rücken mit Verlust.Auktionsdatum: 17.11.2009Auktions-/Losnummer: 419/240 Schätzpreis: 300,00 EURZuschlagpreis: 260,00 EURHauswedell & Nolte 1200 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        My Days with the Fairies - Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac [A new and enlarged Edition of "Fairies i have met".

      London: Hodder & Stoughton. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some minor staining to pages 160-161. All of the wonderful tipped-in illustrations in excellent condition.. London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1920]. 8°. 169 pages. Original illustrated Hardcover (red cloth with gilt lettering and illustration on boards). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some minor staining to pages 160-161. All of the wonderful tipped-in illustrations in excellent condition. Includes the following illustrations: I. The Bird of Shadows and the Sun-Bird II. The Sea-Fairy and the Land-Fairy III.Princess Orchid's Party IV. The Cloud that had no lining V. The Fairies who changed Places VI. The Making of the Opal VII. The Big Spider's Diamonds VIII. A little girl in a book

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        Musaion. Sborník pro moderní um?ní. Z jara 1920. Svazek I. (Z jara 1921. Svazek II.) [Musaion. Yearbook of Modern Art. In Spring 1920, Volume 1. ( In Spring 1921, Volume 2.)]

      Aventinum 1920; 1921, Praha (Prague) - Cover and title illustration by Josef ?apek and Vlastislav Hofman. Several illustrations and photographic reproductions throughout. First two volumes of the series. Text in Czech. In original ocherish and purple paper. 85, (1) p. (plates included, some loose), and two loosely inserted linocuts; 79, (1) p. (plates included). The first issue came with two loosely inserted linocuts: "L'Automne" by Václav ?pála and "L'homme à l'accordéon" by Josef ?apek (some copies contained a third one by Vlastislav Hofman, but only the early subscribers received it). It contains several full page and numerous text illustrations of reproductions of the works by Václav ?pála, Bohumil Kubi?ta, Jan Zrzavý, Vlastislav Hofman, Josef ?apek, Emil Filla, Otto Gutfreund and Henri Rousseau, Henri Matisse. The second issue also has several full page and numerous text illustrations of reproductions of the works by Bohumil Kubi?ta, Rudolf Kremli?ka, Josef Chochol, Léon Chauliac, Bedrich Feuerstein and Frank Lloyd Wright. The series of Musaion contained 10 volumes. The first two issues appeared as an anthology, edited by Karel ?apek. The latter 6 issues were published as monographs of modern artists and the final two as an international art magazine edited by Franti?ek Muzika and Otakar Storch-Marien. In original ocherish and purple paper First two volumes of the series. Text in Czech [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917: By Sir Ernest Shackleton C.V.O

      William Heinemann, 1920. Cloth. Good. 1st Edition, 3rd impression (January 1920); xxi, 376pp, 1 colour photographic frontispiece of the "Endurance", 87 b/w photographs, 1 folding map. Dark blue cloth with silver titles and image of the Endurance. Blind stamped colophon on rear cover. Covers showing some sign of wear but still bright, nice ink inscription on blank fly leaf dated 1920, small tear to map at rear. Probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances. Taurus 105; Books on Ice, 7.8; Conrad p224; Rosove 308.A3. Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Antarctic; Inventory No: 341. .

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        Deutsche Graphiker der Gegenwart.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Klinkhardt & Biermann. 1920.. Folio. 41 S., 3 n.n. S. Tex, und 23 Künstler Originalbeiträge und 8 Reproduktionen in losen Blättern. in neuer Leinwandkassette unter Verwendung des Originalumschlages auf dem Vorderdeckel.. Söhn 1, 50. - Originalausgabe. - Exemplar der Normalausgabe, (neben 100 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe), hier ungebunden in Einzelblätter. Der ursprüngliche Originaleinband war stark beschädigt und konnte nicht mehr gerettet werden. An Stelle eines neuen Bandes haben wir uns entschlossen die Blätter lose zu präsentieren. Die Tafeln wurden ca. um 2-3 mm. beschnitten. - Mit Originalgraphiken von Lovis Corinth, Max Liebermann, Käthe Kollwitz, August Gaul, Rudolf Grossmann, Alfred Kubin, Paul Klee, George Grosz, Ernst Barlach, Richard Seewald, Heinrich Campendonk, Eric Heckel, Otto Müller, Max Pechstein, Karl Schmidt Rottluff, Lyonel Feininger, Conrad Felixmüller, Max Unold, Karl Caspar, Rene Beeh, Adolf Schinnerer, Ludwig Meidner, Max Beckmann. 8 Blätter mit Reproduktionen von Arbeiten von Max Slevogt, Hans Meid, Paul Adolf Seehaus, Edwin Scharffr, Franz Lehmbruck, Christian Rohlfs, Emil Nolde und Oskar Kokoschka. - Fleckenlos. - Ideal als Ausstellungsexemplar.

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        The Government of Egypt

      London, Published by the Labour Research Department,, [1920]. Recommendations by a Committee of the International Section of the Labour Research Department, with Notes on Egypt. Octavo, pp. 12. Bound in the original publisher's paper wrappers. Contained in a brown cardboard pamphlet binder. Top edge browned, with some creasing, edges with some chipping, else fine.

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        My Days with the Fairies - Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac. [A new and enlarged Edition of "Fairies i have met".

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1920]. 8°. 169 pages. Original illustrated Hardcover (red cloth with gilt lettering and illustration on boards). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some minor staining to pages 160-161. All of the wonderful tipped-in illustrations in excellent condition.

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        An Essay on Portrait Miniatures

      Dr. George C. Williamson, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of the scarce limited publication Portrait Miniatures, with am inscription and additional portraits by Alyn WilliamsExtremely ScarceWith 24 tipped in plates, 2 of which are in colourExtra illustrated. Bound in red cloth with gilt letteringLimited Edition - number 1 of 200With inscription by Alyn Williams to the front free end paper dated 1932. The final two portraits of the volume, and the final two pictures above, appear to have been added separately and are both signed byAlyn Williams underneath. The first colour portrait has been signed in pencil by Alyn Williams. The British miniaturist Alyn Williams (1865-1955), was President of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters who numbered among his subjects King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Hetravelled frequently to the United States during the winter to paint prestigious American patrons, and American artists such as Josephi maintained London studios. Books for the collector, among them George Charles Williamson's Portrait Miniatures of 1897 and Dudley Heath's Miniatures of 1905, generated an expanding audience for the form. The aims of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers are to esteem, protect and practise the traditional 16th Century art of miniature painting emphasising the infinite patience needed for its fine techniques. Its patron is His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. The society was founded in 1896 by Alyn Williams, in which year it had its inaugural exhibition in the Modern Gallery, devoted exclusively to contemporary miniature paintings. Condition: The binding is firm. There is some slight wear to the extremities including slight bumping and discolouration. Internally the pages are bright and clean with the odd mild spot. Overall the condition of the book is very good..

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        Ressemblances

      Paris: B. Sirver. First edition. Hardcover. Paper pastedown. Cloth spine. . Very Good. N.d., circa 1920. Scarce, with only a single copy located on OCLC FirstServe (in Newark), and curiously not showing up in Gallica, the online catalogue of BNF. Folio, 32.5 by 24 cm. Unpaginated, 36 pp. With nine color plates, plus cover pastedown (an illustration not repeated within). A delightful, arch series of comparisons of animals and human types resembling them. The animals include a monkey, a giraffe, a marabou, a marmot, a duck, a parrot, a rabbit, an owl, and a vulture. Each of the sections has a title page decorated with elegant Art Nouveau ornamentation, followed by a text page that features a small vignette sized illustration of the particular animal. Facing this page is the human equivalent. The text itself compares and contrasts the two, with a knowing, pointed tone. The artwork, with all its whimsy, has a touch of darkness to it, and one can say that it pays as much homage to surreal and Dada influences as to Art Nouveau. Light wear. Hinges slightly loose.

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        The Voyage Out

      New York, George H. Doran Company,, 1920. Octavo. Original green cloth title to spine in black and within black ground on upper board. Bookplate to front pastedown, hinges cracked, cloth speckled and rubbed at edges, spine frayed. First US Edition. An unrecorded variant binding, consistent in design to that recorded by Kirkpatrick but in a different shade and weave of cloth and with the stamping to the upper board reversed. The text was revised by Woolf for this edition.

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        Sixty Squadron, RAF. A History of the Squadron from Its Formation.

      [1920] George H. Doran, no date, New York: 1920 - octavo, xx, (146)pp. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Lord Hugh Cecil.This squadron was organized 30 April 1916 at Gosport. On 28 May 1916 the unit went to France to receive its Morane aircraft of three different types: "bullets", biplanes, and "parasols". In August 1916 the squadron received Nieuport 17C1 aircraft. In July 1917 the unit was re-equipped with SE5 and SE5a scouts. The squadron participated in the Somme Campaign, Arras, Passchendale, and the March 1918 offensive. During the war it scored 274 victories over enemy aircraft, and the list of officers contains the names of famous pilots such as H. H. Balfour, Albert Ball, Bell-Irving, "Billy" Bishop, K. L. Caldwell, J. B. McCudden, W. E. Molesworth, A. J. L. Scott was a flight commander in No. 43 Squadron when he was appointed squadron commander in No. 60 Squadron. A valuable record of an active squadron beginning with the early stages of scouting to the final concepts of offensive aerial combat during World War I. Illustrated. With fold-out color map in very fine condition. The American edition dust jacket differs from the British dust jacket. Endpapers partially offset from glue used in binding (we have seen this on more than a few copies. Small bookplate and old, neat inscription on front endpaper. Book in very fine condition. Jacket is bright and clean, hase several very tiny nick to corners - just plain lovely copy. blue cloth stamped in blind, in dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de Documents d'Art Décoratif - Série Décoration Chinoise - 3 Séries

      Paris, Librairie Industrielle Ch. Moreau, Publié par Armand Guérinet, Librairie d'Art Décoratif, sans date (ca 1920). - 1 volume de planches d'Art Décoratif Chinois et Japonais, sous portefeuille à lacets, format in folio, contenant 3 recueils de documents: 1) Recueil de Décorations Chinoises et de Goût Chinois au Musée des Arts Décoratifs, au Musée Guimet, Collections particulières (93 documents sur 40 planches) - 2) Décorations Chinoises et de Goût Chinois (2e série) (64 documents présentés sur 32 planches) - 3) Décorations Japonaises, Chinoises et de Goût chinois (3e série) (32 planches), très bon état de l'ensemble. Belle collection de 104 planches en couleurs et noir et blanc réunies sous un même portefeuille.

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        La princesse LointainePièce en quatre actes, en vers

      - Imprimé pour la Société du Livre d’Art, 1920-1923 – In-4° ( 300 x 250mm ) plein maroquin doublé en deux tonalités de vert , un encadrement plus allumé à environ cinq millimètres cerne les bords des plats, dos à 4 nerfs sauté titré au petit fer dans les caissons et date en pied (1920 date de la tranche de titre originelle).Un motif (la princesse de profil) est très finement mosaïqué en trois coloris distincts qui forment un échos harmonieux avec les deux tons émeraude et tabac des plats, ceux-ci sont ornés d’un double filet doré se poursuivant jusque aux coiffes dont on peu admirer ces mêmes double filets répartis sur leurs largeur - Bande richement mosaïquée de maroquin en contre plat intérieur que rehausse un filet doré faisant une transition visuelle avec le tissus . Tête dorées superbement, l’exemplaire n’a pas été rogné dans la gouttière. Etui bordé de même rappel ( quelques frottements d’usage sans gravité pour celui-ci) faisant de cet ensemble un bijoux de l’art déco.Édition tirée à 150 exemplaires, illustrée de 17 compositions h.-t. de G. DESVALLIERES et de Valentine REYRE, gravées sur bois en couleur par J. GERMAIN.Enrichi d'une suite sur bois et d'une aquarelle originale (Valentine REYRE). Le second hors-texte du IIe Acte Le premier Du IIIe Acte et le Second du IVe Acte ont été gravé par Beltrand – Le texte et les encadrements ont été tirés par Lahure, les Hors-texte, en-tête et cul-De-Lampe par Fréquet. Le papier à été spécialement fabriqué par Perrigot Mazure .202 pages foliotées , hommage de Rostand à Sarah Berhardt. Achevé d’imprimer le 10 juin 1923. "Henri Blanchetière (1881-1933): Sorti majeur de l'école Etienne, il debuta chez Marcellin Lortic, puis travailla dans l'atelier de René Kieffer . Gendre de Bretault Jules il lui succéda en 1906. Il se distingua dans la reliure Artistique et participa a de nombreuses expositions, avant de se lancer dans l'édition comme l'avait fait avant lui Charles Meunier et René Kieffer Flety26 Reliure" ( Art nouveau art déco 36 187 ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The War Poems (in Good Jacket)

      Heinemann, 1920, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Second EditionSize: 18 x 115 cm. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's signature in ink. Deckled edges (rough cut). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8267.

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        Genius. Zeitschrift für werdende und alte Kunst. Zweites Jahr, zweites Buch 1920

      Kurt Wolff Verlag - OPBd., viii, 166 – 332 S., 2° mit 2 Orig.-Holzschnitten von Max Kaus u. Andre Rouveyre sowie zahlr., teils farb. mont. Abbildungen. Einband etwas berieben, eingerissen u. beschmutzt. Innen in gutem Zustand, sonst sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        High Society: Advice as to Social Campaigning and Hints on the Management of Dowagers, Dinners, Debutantes, Dances, and the Thousand and One Diversions of Persons of Quality

      Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London 1920 - , [10], 65 pages, [1], with frontispiece and art deco style illustrations throughout, brief description on Fish and her work at the front, yellow illustrated endpapers First Edition , few small stains near edges of covers, spine tanned and with slight loss at head and tail, internally nice and clean, the book is in good condition , pictorial paper covered boards, cream cloth spine 32.5 x 25 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Superb signed Thomas Edison photograph imaginatively displayed in a framed shadow box with working vintage-styled light bulb

      [West Orange, New Jersey], 1920s "Photograph Signed ?Thos A Edison.? Black & white, 9? x 7?. Affixed to a photographer?s mount, 10"" x 8.75"" visible, boldly signed on mount with his trademark umbrella signature. Undated. Imaginatively displayed in a wooden shadow box frame with a working vintage-style light bulb. The bulb lights from a pull-chain drawn through the frame allowing it to be lit or turned off without opening the framed box. A beautifully designed, true one-of-a-kind offering! Fine condition.Edison and his secretary William H. Meadowcroft (far right) are pictured in the Chemistry lab at his West Orange Laboratory. Four men are presenting a seated Edison with a framed display of what seems to be a tribute to the inventor."

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        In den dierentuin door-

      Amsterdam, Allert de Lange, 1920.. n. d., around 1920. 9 leaves w. numerous text-illustrations from photographs ptly in colour. Original hfcloth over boards w. coloured photograph mounted on frontside. ¶ Remarkably early oblong colour-foto album for children. 4°. Bdg. slightly rbbd/scratched; altogether in good condition. CERTAINLY RARE.

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        Papers of James McHenry (Photostats)

      Privately Printed, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding; dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. This exceptionally preserved volume of photostat reproductions collects the letters and correspondences of American Statesman and Secretary of War James McHenry from 1775 through 1862. Multi-page documents are collected on single leaves throughout book. Minor rubbing to spine and scuffing on boards. Average shelf-wear to corners. Slight warping of pages. Otherwise, book is in immaculate condition.

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        LIBRO MASTRO 1919-1920.:

      Torino 1920 - (Codice LO6434) Volume di grandi proporzioni (50x38 cm) 350 doppie pagine. Contiene la contabilità di esercizio della linea ferroviaria Torino-Ceres per gli anni 1919-1920. Ordinatissime registrazioni contabili scritte a penna da mani diverse, dettagliate e ben leggibili, sono indicate forniture, materiali, competenze, lavori, investimenti e introiti, con gli elenchi degli azionisti, dipendenti, pensionati, e di tutti gli "aventi diritto" interessati a qualche voce del bilancio: privati, aziende, enti pubblici. Con numerose voci relative all'elettrificazione della linea, gli importi dei danni dell'alluvione del 24 settembre 1920, ecc. ecc. Legatura originale in tela forte bicolore con etichetta al piatto e tassello al dorso in pelle rossa e titolo oro, altre etichette in carta. Ottimo stato. Euro 700 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        Die Kunst des Radierens. 4. vermehrte u. verbesserte Aufl. Berlin, Cassirer, 1920. Kl.-4to. Mit 6 Original-Graphiken u. zahlreichen weiteren Illustrationen im Text u. auf Tafeln. 4 Bl., 279 S. Illustr. Or.-Pp.; Rücken beschädigt, oben aufgeplatzt u. Kapital mit Fehlstelle.

      . . Enthält Originalradierungen von Max Liebermann, Paul Baum, Hans Meid, Edvard Munch u. Hermann Struck sowie eine Originallithographie von Max Slevogt. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        Youth Diverting Age.

      The Gainsborough Galleries, Liverpool. 1920 - Size: 420 x 540 mm. Very good condition. Mezzotint . Printed colour. Artist's Proof signed in pencil. After George Morland's charming image showing children's amusements. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe. 1920. First. First edition. Bookplate of "The Wrights," some professional repair to the cloth, and the hinges strengthened, an attractive, very good copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A collection of new versions of previously published articles which first appeared in The Atlantic, The Independent, The Credo, and The Journal of Race Development. A very nice copy. .

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        Der klingende Garten.

      Berlin Paul Graupe 1920.. 4° (29 x 23 cm). OriginalHalbPergament mit grünen Deckeln, goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, kleinen Pergamentecken und Goldkopfschnitt. Der Einband mit kleineren Kratzern. (4), 67, (3) Seiten mit 10 Radierungen von Michel Fingesten, sämtlich handsigniert. Sehr schöner Innen- und Außenerhalt, keinerlei Einträge. Vorliegend Exemplar Nr.152 von 200; gedruckt bei Otto von Holten in Berlin. Die Radierungen auf handgeschöpftem Bütten abgezogen.. #FLUR

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