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        Almanach auf das Jahr 1920

      Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin 1920 - LIMITED EDITION - One of only 750 numbered copies, numbered H-84 of 750. Printed on Japanese wove paper. Hardcover in Fair condition - spine has some chipping,shelf wear to edges and corners, pages tanned, but all beautiful artwork by artists such as Max Pechstein and Lovis Corinth included, in excellent condition. RARE printing. Ships fast & secure, tracked & insured. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das graphische Werk Max Pechsteins.

      Berlin. Fritz Gurlitt. 1920 / 1921.. Originalhalblederband mit farbig illustrierten Deckeln, Rückentitel verwischt. ca. 31 x 25 cm. XIII, 176 Seiten. mit 24 geklebten (montierten) Autotypien), vielen Textabbildungen und gestalteten Initialen. Eine Radierung, ein Holzschnitt, eine Lithographie, ein Selbstbildnis (die Originalgraphik FEHLT). Kanten stärker berieben, oben mit zwei Kerben, Deckel mit Bezugspapierverletzungen. Vom Rückdeckel die Längskante ca. 8cm. eingedrückt und Bezugspapierverletzung ca. 5 x 1 cm. Lederecken teils durchrieben. Rücken unten mit Fehlstelle, oben gestaucht. Vorsatzpapier oben angerissen. mehrfach angebrochen, zwischen Seite 48 / 49 und 120/121 offen. sonst ordentlicher Innenerhalt, Buchblock von oben gestaucht. in deutscher Sprache 650,00 EUR. Vorzugsausgabe, numeriertes Exemplar, hier die Nr. XXXV von 75 (insgesamt 500).

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        The Americanization Of Edward Bok - The Autobiography Of A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1920. 1st edition.. Hardback. Cloth, G+. xxvi+461pp, b/w frontis, 14pp b/w plates including one gatefold, index, SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY this being copy 47 of 50 'of a special edition of fifty copies made for personal presentation' the recipients being Catherine & Harry Nomabell. The inscription is dated September 1924. Cloth bumped & rubbed and with a double cup ring to the upper panel, paper spine label a little yellowed, but otherwise a nice copy. The autobiography of Edward Bok [ 1863 - 1930 ] who emigrated from Holland to the USA & became the famed editor of the Ladies' Home Journal for thirty years. Under his editorial control the magazine became the first in the world to have a circulation in excess of a million, and the plans for middle class houses within its pages were a driving force in American domestic architecture. This book won the 1920 Pulitzer prize for autobiography. The fifty copies Bok reserved for personal presentation clearly were not all given out at the time of publication. Major Harry Nomabell was a pall bearer at Bok's funeral & a beneficiary in his will. His daughter, Ursula, was Bok's Goddaughter.

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM FOCUSED ON PIONEER FARMING IN MASHONALAND, SHOWING AFRICAN LABORERS AND CHIEFS ON THE FRASER-MACKENZIE FAMILY FARMS, 1920-1922

      1920. Original photograph album. String-tied Boards. Very Good. This album contains 55 vernacular photographs, some with captions, plus 3 large, silver gelatin photographs of Victoria Lake and the Falls by Percy R. Clark, and 1 Roberts photograph of the South Africa Union Buildings. All are neatly mounted with transparent corners onto 19 cardstock leaves. The photographs vary in size from 2.5"x4.25" to 8"x6". Housed in a string-tied album of snake-skin-patterned cloth boards, 9"x12.5". Inside the cover is the ownership inscription, "Fraser-Mackenzie, 1922." Featuring unique views of colonial Zimbabwe and the Shona people, this album records the farming practices and achievements of Dick and Jack Fraser-Mackenzie, Scottish cousins who emigrated to Mashonaland in 1920 and became pioneer farmers throughout Southern Rhodesia. The hard labor of African workers is well-illustrated by these images, as are the good relations with local Chiefs. Plowing and cultivating were done by hand; water for cattle was carried by Africans on their heads; acres of corn were harvested without machines; &c. Captioned images include: Dick in a field; Picnic party near Chiwe; Car stuck on way to Allangrange; Bob & Dick at a picnic; Car stuck on way to Lone Cow; Dick's water cart; Dick's mealies loading up; Chief bringing Bob a goat; Dick's ploughman; Chief at Lone Cow; Mealie crusher at Dick's; Water carrier at Dick's; &c. The many photographs of Africans at work are mostly uncaptioned.

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        Wood Engraving. Together with variant copy

      Ditchling, Sussex: S. Dominic's Press, 1920; (1925). Two octavo volumes. viii, 40pp. each. First edition. Eric Gill's copy of this treatise on the craft of engraving on wood, which contains an introduction and five engravings by him. The Introduction of this copy has been annotated by Gill, with corrections to his text on four pages. Gill has further signed and dated the front free endpaper, and the front paste-down bears his bookplate. Includes an additional twenty-eight figures and decorations. Fine in the original quarter linen and tan paper-covered boards, printed with the title information in black. Together with a variant of the first edition, which contains the title-page and main body of text from the first edition, along with the Introduction from the second edition of 1925, including the revisions noted in Eric Gill's copy. Bound in quarter linen and brown paper-covered boards, with the blue dust wrapper, printed with Gill's "Axe and Block" engraving. Wrapper shows wear at edges, with two closed tears to top edge, else fine. Bookplate of John Roland Abbey to front paste-down. Together, these two copies provide an interesting look into Gill's revision process.

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        The Sleeping Beauty. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London: William Heinemann, 1920. First Rackham edition, Deluxe Issue, number 289 of 625 copies. With mounted color frontispiece, 3 double page illustrations with color, 8 single page black and white silhouette plates, plus other illustrations. 110 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original gilt-lettered & pictorial quarter vellum and boards, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. Boards darkened, moderate edge wear, small red stain to rear board. The legend, retold by Evans, with illustrations showing the mastery of silhouetting which Rackham had by now attained.

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM FOCUSED ON PIONEER FARMING IN MASHONALAND, SHOWING AFRICAN LABORERS AND CHIEFS ON THE FRASER-MACKENZIE FAMILY FARMS, 1920-1922

      1920. Original photograph album. String-tied Boards. Very Good. This album contains 55 vernacular photographs, some with captions, plus 3 large, silver gelatin photographs of Victoria Lake and the Falls by Percy R. Clark, and 1 Roberts photograph of the South Africa Union Buildings. All are neatly mounted with transparent corners onto 19 cardstock leaves. The photographs vary in size from 2.5"x4.25" to 8"x6". Housed in a string-tied album of snake-skin-patterned cloth boards, 9"x12.5". Inside the cover is the ownership inscription, "Fraser-Mackenzie, 1922." Featuring unique views of colonial Zimbabwe and the Shona people, this album records the farming practices and achievements of Dick and Jack Fraser-Mackenzie, Scottish cousins who emigrated to Mashonaland in 1920 and became pioneer farmers throughout Southern Rhodesia. The hard labor of African workers is well-illustrated by these images, as are the good relations with local Chiefs. Plowing and cultivating were done by hand; water for cattle was carried by Africans on their heads; acres of corn were harvested without machines; &c. Captioned images include: Dick in a field; Picnic party near Chiwe; Car stuck on way to Allangrange; Bob & Dick at a picnic; Car stuck on way to Lone Cow; Dick's water cart; Dick's mealies loading up; Chief bringing Bob a goat; Dick's ploughman; Chief at Lone Cow; Mealie crusher at Dick's; Water carrier at Dick's; &c. The many photographs of Africans at work are mostly uncaptioned.

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        The Story of Doctor Dolittle

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1920. Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts. Octavo. Original pale orange cloth, titles to spine and front board in blue, pictorial label with illustration to front board, illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, 10 full-page illustrations, 12 illustrations in text, all by the author. Spine rolled and a little faded, extremities slightly rubbed, internally fine. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing of the first title in the Dr. Dolittle series.

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        Souvenir of Ninety-Four (Australian and Malayan) Gift Battle-Planes which helped us to Victory, August 4th 1914 to November 11th 1918.

      The Field Press, London 1920. (For private circulation only) - 4to. Vellum covered boards, hardcover. 148pp. b/w plates with tissue guards. Very good, covers a little soiled & rubbed., light foxing, owner's signature on fep. Inscribed & signed by author."With compliments of the Honorary Organisers C Alma Baker"

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        Nibelungen. Dem deutschen Volke wiedererzählt von Franz Keim.

      , Gerlach, Wien u. Leipzig, 1920. Kl.-8°. 67 S. OLwd. EA. Mit acht doppelseitigen, teils goldgehöhten Lithographien., Gerlach's Jugendbücherei, Bd. 22.Czeschka, (1878 - 1960), Hier eines der Hauptwerke der Buchkunst des Wiener Jugendstils: ". übereinstimmend ist die Wertung als eines der wichtigsten und überzeugendsten Beispiele für die moderne Buchkunst der Jahrhundertwende, in dem das Konzept einer künstlerischen Gesamtgestaltung eines Buches in vollendeter Weise verwirklicht ist ." (Heller, S. 188).

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        La España negra

      Gutiérrez-solana, españa, costumbres, historia, folclore, festividad, fiesta, Madrid, medina del campo, santander, muerto, romería, feria, gómez de la serna - Madrid, Imp. de G. Hernández y Galo Sáez, 1920.1ª edición. Ejemplar dedicado y autografiado por el autor. 8º mayor, tela, 185 x 129 cm. 254 p. + 1 h.  Conserva cubiertas originales. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Diego Rivera and Lupe Marin

      1920. Pencil on artist board, signed ÒCovarrubiasÓ (lower right). 14 x 8-1/2 in. Matted and framed. Lupe Marin was Rivera's second wife from 1922-1927. The Riveras and Covarrubias were part of a coterie of friends that also included Frida Kahlo, David Siqueiros and his wife Ang?lica, the Tomayos, and others (Williams, Covarubias, p. 139).

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        Elefantenjagd am Luapula-River und Bangweolo-See (Northern-Rhodesia und Belgisch-Kongo).

      Frankfurt am Main - Oberrad, Druck Richter & Co, 1920.. Orignal-Halbleinwand, Groß-8°, 114 Seiten, Frontispiz mit Bildnis des Autors. Einband berieben und bestoßen (siehe Bild), Seiten nachgedunkelt (sehr holzhaltiges Nachkriegs-Papier), sonst gutes Exemplar..

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        Romance of the Greys

      London.: Decoy Press.. First Edition.. 1920.. Folio, 17.5 x 12 inches; eleven mounted color plates after works by Christopher Clark, R.I. At rear, six pp. of advertising touting "The 'Greys,' the big cigarette with the choice flavor"; these adverts feature black and white illustrations (one depicts the R-34 airship) several of which are by Christopher Clark. Front and rear covers abraded along top edge. Toning and very light buckling to endpapers. Printed dedication on paste-down title on front cover reads: "For Colonel W.E.R. Kelly. With the Compliments of Major Drapkin & Co." The Introduction to the volume identifies its intent: to trace the history of the "Scots Greys" in word and picture. "The Second Royal North British Dragoons (the 'Scots Greys') have a record of nearly two hundred and fifty years' distinguished service... Every regiment has its romance--the romance of its history, traditions, corporate spirit. These memories of the glorious past help to form its fighting spirit, and are rightly treasured by those whose work it is to make the living regiment worthy of its honorable parentage." The narrative traces the Dragoons from 1678 through the First World War. Major Drapkin & Company were the manufacturers of Greys cigarettes. "Romance of the Greys" is an uncommon publication, listed as being held by only one WorldCat library. The volume, in good condition, is beautifully illustrated; contents bright and clean. .

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        Gallipoli Diary

      London: Edward Arnold, , 1920. 2 volumes, octavo. Original dark blue diapered cloth, title gilt to spines, blind rules to the boards. With the dust jackets. Frontispiece, and 9 other plates to each, folding map at rear of each, map to the front pastedown of Volume I. Light toning, mild foxing to the uncut fore-edges, else a very good set indeed in similar jackets, some minor crumpling and splitting at heads and tails of the spines, and chipping at the folds, now with archival tissue reinforcement, but a truly superior set, and handsome thus. First Edition. " … fascinating and brilliantly-written … invaluable" (Falls), to which Lengel adds, "detailed, readable, and indispensable". Account of the Dardanelles Campaign by its much disparaged commander. The best set we have handled.

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        Main Street

      Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/FACSIMILE - Fine. Signed. First issue, first state with perfect folio on page 54 and unbattered "may" in last line on page 387. Tipped in between the second endpaper and the half title page is a page from another printing of this title, flat SIGNED by Sinclair Lewis. There is an erasure at the top of the page (visible in a glancing light or from the verso). The volume is rubbed on the edges, folds, and joints with boards exposed on the bottom corners and cloth frayed at the spine ends. The orange is somewhat subdued, more so on the spine than the front panel; the pages have light toning, occasional soiling, and some scattered foxing. Comes with a fine, FACSIMILE, first issue dust jacket.

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        Bauerntanz".

      - Lithographie, aquarelliert in Grün und Rot, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin. 53:37,7 cm. Blatt 2 der 8-Blatt-Folge „Valeska Gert", erschienen bei D. & R. Bischoff, München 1920. – Schöner Druck, mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren und etwas fleckig. Im Passepartoutausschnitt unten nachgedunkelt. Literatur: Ausst. Kat.: K.-L. Hofmann: Charlotte Berend-Corinth/Lovis Corinth – Ein Künstlerpaar in Berlin der Klassischen Moderne, Reuchlinhaus Pforzheim, Künzelsau 2005, Nr. 14.2, Farbabb. S. 32. Charlotte Berend-Corinth studierte in Berlin ab 1897 an der Königlichen Kunstschule und 1899-1901 am dortigen Kunstgewerbemuseum. Anschließend war sie Schülerin an der 1901 von L. Corinth (1858-1925) gegründeten privaten Malschule. 1902 porträtierte der Maler sie zum ersten Mal. Im Sommer desselben Jahres gemeinsame Reise an die pommersche Ostseeküste, knapp zwei Jahre später Heirat. 1906 erste Teilnahme an einer Ausstellung der Berliner Secession. Geburt ihrer zwei Kinder 1906 und 1909. 1912 Reise an die Riviera. 1916 erschien ihre erste Graphikfolge. 1915 Reise über Paris nach Spanien. 1915 Herausgabe der aus Aufzeichnungen Corinths zusammengestellten „Selbstbiographie", Beginn der Arbeit an einem Verzeichnis der Werke ihres Mannes, das sie 1958 fertigstellte. 1927 Eröffnung einer eigenen Malschule. Reisen nach Italien, in die Türkei, den Libanon, nach Ägypten, Tunesien und Dänemark.1930 erste große Einzelausstellung der Künstlerin. Seit 1932 wohnhaft in Italien, seit 1937 Schweiz, 1939 Emigration in die USA, zuerst New York, seit 1940 Santa Barbara/Kalifornien, 1943 auch hier Eröffnung einer Malschule, die sie nach ihrem Umzug nach New York bis 1955 weiterführte. Die in Berlin geborene Tänzerin, Kabarettistin und Schauspielerin Valeska Gert (1892-1978) war in Berlin und München tätig. 1933 emigrierte sie über Frankreich nach England, 1938 in die USA. 1947 über Paris und Zürich Rückkehr nach Berlin. 1951 zugleich wohnhaft auf Sylt.

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        THE CASK

      London: W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd. 1920. First edition, first printing. Original red cloth blind-stamped to upper board and with black titles to the spine. Lacking the rare dustwrapper. An attractive very good copy of a notoriously fragile book. The cloth is a little soiled and bumped to the extremities, and the spine a touch darkened with some fraying at the bottom. The contents are clean, complete and without inscriptions or stamps. A much better copy than usually encountered. The author?'s first book. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        AFFICHE PLM : CAGNES SUR MER CITE DES PEINTRES

      - Date : 1920 Dimensions : 72x100cm Imprimerie de l’Eclaireur, Nice Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

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        Photograph album Catallina Island, Grand Canyon, and Wild Turkey Hunting in the Tonto basin, Arizona [Cover title in white crayon:] Catalina, Tonto, Romer, Girls

      [Los Angeles, 1920. 156 original photographs, most 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, mounted on black album leaves. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Original black pebbled leather album. Some toning of photographs. Very good. A very good and representative photograph album from the home of Zane Grey, documenting some of the best selling author's outdoor trips, including sailfish off Catalina Island, California, a trip to the grand Canyon, and a pack trip into the hills of Arizona after wild turkey.

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        Stilleben mit Glasvase, Ente, Weintrauben und Früchten.

      - Bildmaß: 53 x 78 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 66 x 91 cm ). Öl auf Leinwand. In der Bildmitte des Stillebens eine tote Ente, linkerhand eine blau-grüne Glasvase. Umgeben von Weintrauben, Äpfeln und Weinlaub. Rechts unten mit *H. Petermann* signiert, undatiert ( ca. 1920 ). Der Rahmen gering bestoßen, das Bild mit einer kleinen Druckstelle im rechten oberen Bereich, das Gemälde gering berieben. Insgesamt guter Zustand. ( Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XXVI, Seite 478 ) ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand, hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Pest in Tulemont - Geschichte einer Katastrophe,

      Reiß Verlag 1920 - S. 193 Gebundene Ausgabe OHNE Schutzumschlag, Reiß Verlag 1920, 193 Seiten, Text in altdeutscher Schrift, Textteil innen überwiegend sauber und gut erhalten, Buchschnitt (Rundumfarbschnitt mit kleinen roten Punkten) nachgedunkelt, Einband aussen abgegriffen mit Gebrauchs-/Lagerspuren, Rote Leinenecken leicht bestoßen (intern: 59M/GRAU/Altdeutsch Antiquarisch/Ohne Titel am Buchrücken/GOU-3) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 360

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        The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth & Marvels

      London: William Heinemann, 1920. 1920 Reissue. Quarto. P.l. xix, 549pp. With 12 illustrations printed with tint, and 24 tipped in illustrations mounted on brown paper, with captioned tissue guards. Numerous in text illustrations also. Bound in full brown leather, leather is grooved and textured, with gilt lettering and decorations to front board and spine. Leather is supple, only rubbed in a few places, and spine with a very light fade. Top edge gilt. "To Vera" in faint early ink to front endpaper, and a bookseller's ticket to front pastedown in bottom inner corner. Text is clean, pages fresh. Binding is tight and square. All plates are present, all tipped in illustrations without damage or folded corners. A very attractive copy in almost near fine condition. . Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Arthur Rackham. 4to.

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        Chácharas De Café. Pensamientos, Anécdotas y Confidencias.

      Nicolás Moya, Madrid 1920 - VIII - 250pp. y 2 hojas. Size: 8º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HH Sheikh Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa with three other sheikhs.

      Gulf region, 1920s. - Black and white photograph (gelatin silver print, 80 x 70 mm) mounted on brown cardboard (90 x 85 mm). Captioned in white ink. HH Sheikh Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa, KCIE, CSI (1872-1942) was the King (Hakim) of Bahrain from 1923 until his death. Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, his palace in Al-Sakhir was a centre where both Gulf Sheikhs and British nobility and political figureheads were regularly invited to dine and discuss foreign policy of the region. The photograph shows the monarch in a deck chair on a ship in the company of noble retainers. The caption reads "Sheikh Hamad. Ruler of group of Islands Persian Gulf". - A well-preserved, glossy print in good contrast.

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        A Chapbook for Little Chaps

      (Flansham): Pear Tree Press, (1920). Octavo. 25pp. This collection of short children's poems is heavily illustrated with wood engravings by Stuart Guthrie, son of Pear Tree Press founder James Guthrie. The six full-page illustrations and fourteen smaller images used as head- and tailpieces are printed in four colors: blue, green, lilac, and rust. In his Introduction, Stuart Guthrie writes: "The setting and printing, as well as the illustrations, were an awful fag, and I had continually to remind myself that it was undertaken in the spirit of fun." It is clear that a great deal of time and love went into the creation of this colorful piece. Fine copy in variant binding of paper wrappers, printed with a light purple floral design. Wrappers detached from text block, with some darkening and edgewear; interior is bright, with occasional offsetting.

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        Reiseimpressionen (Eiffelturm). Original-Fotografie; Silbergelatine-Abzug (1920er Jahre; Abzug aus den 1950er Jahren)., Bildformat: 22,0 x 29,0 cm. Auf Karton der Zeit aufgezogen. Rückseitig montiertes Schild mit maschinenschriftlicher Bezeichnung, Jahr der Aufnahme (= 1920er Jahre), Name des Fotografen, Art des Negativs (= 9 x 12 Glas); unter Bemerkung: "Folkwang Verlag". - Exzellenter Abzug. - Diese Aufnahme befindet sich in der Sammlung des Musee d`Orsay, Paris; als Erstellungsdatum wird 1920 genannt. - Zur Biografie von Else Thalemann schreibt das Museum: "Photojournalistin in Berlin. Arbeitete für den Folkwang Verlag. Besuchte 1920 Paris. Ihr Studio wurde während des 2. Weltkriegs zerstört. Siehe auch das Bildwerk: Musee d`Orsay. Chefs

      - ***** Else Thalemann: Travel impressions (Eiffel tower). Original photography; silver gelantin print (1920th printed 1950th). Size: 22,0 x 29,0 cm. Mount on board. On verso mounted typewritten label: Image name / date / image number / name of photographer / type of negativ "9 x 12 cm, glass" / editor (= "Folkwang Verlag"). Mount on board. On verso mounted typewritten lable: image title / name of photographer / date and type of negativ (= "1920th" / "9 x 12 cm, glass"), editor (= "Folkwang Verlag"). - Excellent condition. - Photography image was taken up in the collection of the Musee d`Orsay, Paris. Time of the origin of the photograph it is called in 1920. Note the publication: Musee d`Orsay. Chefs-d`oeuvre de la collection photographique. Paris, Sers, 1986; image 174. - EDITED in: Elle Thalemann. Industrie- und Pflanzenphotographien der 20er und 30er Jahre. Berlin, Das verborgene Museum, 1993; p. 37. - Please note IMAGE. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1600

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        Kaiser & Co. Aktien-Gesellschaft (Trade Catalogue)

      Leipzig and Berlin Very impresive Kaiser & Co. trade catalogue, issued out of Leipzig and Berlin, c. 1920. Includes detailed samplings of chandeliers, floor lamps, desk lamps, etc. Many of the hundreds of plates include wonderful color-tinting. VG in its Bauhaus-inspired pictorial wrappers, with light foxing at the front panel and fore-edge. Clean, sturdy and well-preserved though overall. Oblong folio, 180 pgs. Also includes custom-made red cloth box with leather spine label. . First Edition. Printer Wrapper. Collectible; Very Good.

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        Grabgesang".

      1920 1920 - Pinsel in Schwarz, über Bleistift, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf Malkarton, links unten signiert „Thea Schleusner" sowie bezeichnet und datiert „Grabgesang – Aquarell – 1920" und als „preisgekrönt" ausgewiesen. 20,8:30 cm. Verso Pinselproben. Provenienz: Slg. Helmut Goedeckemeyer, Petterweil (hier noch die Adresse von Frankfurt a.M., Rödelheim, März 1921). Vermutlich Entwurf für einen Holzschnitt. Die auch als Bildhauerin und Schriftstellerin tätige Malerin und Radiererin Thea Schleusner, Tochter des Archidiakons der Wittenberger Stadtkirche Georg Schleusner, beschloß im Alter von 19 Jahren Malerin zu werden. Sie ging 1897 nach Berlin, wo sie Meisterschülerin von C. Stoeving (1863-1939), F. Skarbina (1849-1910) und R. Lepsius (1857-1922) wurde. Anschließend zog sie nach Paris, wo sie an der Académie Colarossi u.a. bei R.F.X. Prinet (1861-1946) und an der Académie von E. Carrière (1849-1906) studierte. Darüber hinaus absolvierte sie eine Ausbildung bei dem schwedischen Bildhauer C. Milles (1875-1955). Seit 1910 knüpfte sie in Paris Kontakte zu André Gide, A. Rodin (1840-1917) und Rainer Maria Rilke – sie lebten ebenfalls im Kloster Sacré Coeur. Beteiligungen an Ausstellungen der „Indépendants" und am Pariser Herbstsalon, auch in London, Stockholm und Berlin. Bereits 1910 erwarb das Musée d Orsay ein Bild der Künstlerin. 1910-1912 weilte sie in England, wo sie Porträtaufträge hatte und Bühnenbilder für das Theater schuf. 1914 kehrte sie endgültig nach Berlin zurück, wo ihr Atelier bald zum künstlerischen Treffpunkt wurde. Hier porträtierte sie Albert Einstein, Friedrich Nietzsche, Emil Nolde und seine Frau sowie Ricarda Huch. Studienreisen nach Griechenland, Spanien, Nordafrika, Rumänien und Jugoslawien sowie längere Aufenthalte 1920 in Schweden und 1938-1941 auf Ceylon folgten. Ab den 1920er Jahren beschäftigte sie sich auch schriftstellerisch und schrieb Reiseberichte. Während des Zweiten Weltkrieges ging durch Bombardierungen ein Großteil ihres Werkes verloren. Zahlreiche Museen und Sammlungen besitzen Werke der Künstlerin, so die Akademie der Wissenschaften Berlin, die Kunsthalle Kiel, der Louvre Paris, die Stadt Berlin, das Nietzsche-Archiv in Weimar und das Heimatmuseum Wittenberg.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Story of Opal The Journal of an Understanding Heart

      Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, MA 1920 - B&W Illustrations; Limited to 650 copies - this is book number 521. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket for this edition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have dark green paper covered boards and a paper vellum spine with a paper spine label. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some beginning foxing to the endpapers. The limited edition of this book is quite scarce. The history of this book, and of the author herself is a strange one - the author was a noted amateur naturalist from a very young age and considered a child prodigy by many. This book however, is a compilation of her journals, purportedly written as a child in diaries written in phonetic spelling, which were later ripped up and reassembled. Opal believed (or conned people into believing, depending on who you believe) that she was the daughter of Henri, Prince of Orléans. This book deals both with her rather harsh upbringing and the love and interest Opal had for nature of all sorts. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books]
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        Autograph album and scrapbook formed by the wife of SIR REGINALD WINGATE (1861-1953), Governor-General of Sudan and Sirdar of Egypt from 1899-1916, containing material collected in Sudan and Egypt, mostly from 1910 - 1916

      [Khartoum, 1920. Including calling cards; invitations; Christmas cards; signed regimental cards; three original watercolors of the pyramids and other desert scenes, menus; diplomatic signatures; a series of ten photos taken of Marc Pourpe's arrival in Khartoum (from Cairo) by airplane on 12 January 1914, with an especially striking one taken as the plane nears the beach, inscribed and signed by Pourpe; programs of the Khartoum Racing Club; large photograph of the winning horse (Abu Gnoob), jockey, owners (Captain John Kennedy and Ronald Hadow), and cup, signed; personal letters, and other signatures. Oblong folio. All mounted or inserted into a half-morocco folio album made in Sudan, with the Khartoum bookbinder's ticket "Sudan Printing Press, Binding Department, Khartoum.". WINGATE FAMILY ALBUM FROM THE SUDAN Wingate family album, compiled by Catherine Wingate - Sir Reginald's wife - during his service as Governor-General of the Sudan, and Sirdar of the Egyptian Army. Between 1917 and 1919, he was High Commissioner of Egypt. During this period, while the First World War raged, Lady Wingate was president of the Cairo and Alexandria Red Cross Committee. In December 1899, Wingate succeeded Lord Kitchener who'd been summoned to South Africa. His administration of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, between 1899 and 1916, was successful, with the country regaining a degree of prosperity and its infrastructure being rebuilt and expanded. In 1901 he was promoted to the Order of the Medjidieh 1st Class and in 1905 to the Order of the Osmanieh 1st Class. In 1903 he was promoted substantive Major-General and in 1908 Lieutenant-General. He was also created a pasha and in 1905 received the honorary degree of DCL from the University of Oxford. In 1909, at the request of the British government, Wingate undertook a special mission to Somaliland to report on the military situation in connection with the proposed evacuation of the interior of the protectorate. He was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO) on 17 January 1912, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (GCB) in the 1914 King's Birthday Honours, and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in the 1918 New Year Honours. He was made Honorary Colonel of the 7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment on 16 December 1914, and a Colonel Commandant of the Royal Artillery on 17 May 1917. In 1915 he was awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Nile and in 1917 the Grand Cordon of the Order of Mohammed Ali. He was promoted General between 1912 and 1914. From 1916 to 1919 he was also commander of military operations in the Hedjaz. Some of the highlights of the album include: Page 1. a large group photograph of Sir Reginald Wingate, Kitty Wingate G.[eorge] S.[tewart] Symes, John Bigge, Ronald Hadow, R.R. Mozy (all signed). Page 2. large photo of the Governor's Palace in Khartoum, signed by Cyril Asquith and his sister Violet Asquith [Bonham Carter], John Anstruther, May & Flora Esterhazy. Page 6. Card from Alan Grant Port Said "With best wished to you and General Wingate for Xmas and the New Year Port Said 10/12/13 Alan Grant [And] Signature of Major Watkiss Lloyd, governor of Kordofan Page 8. Watercolor of pyramid by Tucahe (?, signd by Ronald Storrs Page 9. photograph of Posttlethwaite on camel Page 10. Signatures of Kitchener of Khartoum. John Henry Monins, Princesss Beatrice Christmas card, signed to Lady Wingate. Programme of Music The Palace Khartoum 1st Januray 1914. Watercolour of Nile Page 11 & 12. Collection of 9 photographs of french pilot Marc Pourpe (1887-Dec. 2, 1914) who flew from Cairo to Khartoum and his signature with a note "Le jour ou / accompli mon / beau voyage Aerien / le 12 janvier 1914 Khartoum." Page 13. Wingate Open Cup [Polo] Conditions, Govenor General's Cup Khartoum 1st October, 1913. 3 pp. Page 14. Khartoum Racinfg Club Second Winter Meeting 1913-1914 January 15th, 1914. The Victoria Press Kahrtoum. Cover and 2 text pages. Below: Photo of Sail boats and plane racing on Nile Page 15. 2 photos of Wingate giviing out Govenor-General Trophy Page 16. Photo of Capt. John Kennedy and Ronald Hadow and their horse Abu Gnoob, the Winner, with trophy. Loosely inserted: Battenburg, Alexander of, ALS to Lady Wingate. 4pp. 8vo. Assouan. 20 December 1908. Hawker, Captain C.J., ALS To Lady Wingate. from Captain C. J. Hawker, Coldstream Guard, Egyptian Army (1899-1909) Commanded the Red Sea Military District 1907-1909. 3pp. 8vo. Assouan, 12 February 1908. ALS from Bilal Hilani, to Lady Wingate. 2 pp. Folio. Applying fot vacant position of "Director of the Palace."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Adventures of Dunsterforce

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1920. Octavo (224 × 137 mm). Recent tan half calf, decorative gilt spine, twin green labels, marbled sides and endpapers. Photogravure portrait frontispiece, 16 plates from photographs, 3 maps. Minor burn mark at head of a dozen or so leaves. A handsome copy. First edition. A lavishly inscribed copy: signed by the author below the frontispiece portrait, and at the head of the half-title where he has written a lengthy note recommending Ernest Raymond's book The Old Tree Blossomed (1928) "if you want exact details of events very well & clearly written" and commenting on the fact that his own book has clearance from both the War Office and India Office ("otherwise, readers might think I was romancing here & there - it is all so like Alice in Wonderland"; there are further notes at the head of the Preface, and at the head of Chapter 3. Also tipped-in is a coloured pen and ink drawing by Mary Spire (?) of Dunsterville and his adversary Kuchik Khan (1880-1921), the Iranian revolutionary considered a national hero in modern day Iran; Dunsterville has inscribed this: "Supposed to be a picture of myself and Kuchik Khan in Persia 1918." Lionel Charles Dunsterville (1865-1946) was an army officer, a close school friend of Rudyard Kipling and the prototype for Kipling's "Stalky". "Intriguing memoir by the commander of the British Expeditionary Force that fought the Turks in the exotic surroundings of Persia, Mesopotamia, and the Caucasus in the last year of the war, culminating in the occupation of Baku" (Lengel).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Shikar Notes for Novices: With special reference to the Central Provinces

      Allahbad: The Pioneer Press. 1920. First. First edition. About very good, cloth on the rear board puckered, hinges neatly repaired. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Stielleben mit Blumen und Vase. Oel auf Holz.

      Um 1920.. Bildgrösse: 32x24 cm. Nicht signiert. In geschnitztem Holzrahmen 41x33 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Malta: The Colour and Life of Malta from Original Paintings

      Critien's, Valletta, Malta, 1920, Soft cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: FairThis volume has no recorded edition or publishing date. It is estimated that publication was in 1920. The art paper and board cover has been subject to much wear and tear. The front and back covers are considerably worn at all extremities. The cover illustration and title, although marked, are clear. The back cover is also much worn about the edges. The spine is considerably worn. There are open tears and wear wounds to the head and foot. The stitching of the binding is visible here. There is cover cracking to both spine edges. Inside there is a gift inscription (not from the author) on the frontispage. All illustrations are protected by a thin transparent sheet. This protection has worked with dedication. The colours and conditons of the illustrations are excitingly vibrant, vivid and vivacious. Whilst the protective sheets have some wear and tear, the illustration pages are firm and fair in appearance and texture. The binding is strong. This passionately illustrated book is complete. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel; Inventory No: agjn.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        Adelboden. - Photographie originale en grand format.

      S.d., vers 1920,. 43.5 x 57 cm, tirage argent en noir et blanc original, coin sup. gauche tache (abime), signee en bas a droite.. En 1909, Emanuel Gyger ouvre un magasin a Adelboden avec Hermann Eggimann, puis s'installe en 1910 dans la dependance de l'hotel Regina (Dorfstrasse) qu'il vient d'acquerir. En 1930, il s'associe a son ancien apprenti Arnold Klopfenstein. Les prises de vue de Gyger soulignent la structure massive de la montagne, son volume et son inaccessibilite; il fixe aussi par l'image l'homme dans sa relation a la montagne. Createur d'un style pour toute la region, il a su marquer l'esthetique populaire par ses photos des Alpes bernoises et valaisannes (DHS).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Paul Hugger, Welten aus Fels und Eis, NZZ, 2009;

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Complete Compendium of Liaison: The Courier of the Big Gun Corps [From the Collection of Major William Cooper Foote, a contributor and editor] [WWI Interest]

      Fort Monroe, Va.: Journal of the United States Artillery, 1920. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Military & War) Amazing compendium of the every printed issue of “Liaison: The Courier of the Big Gun Corps.” Fort Monroe, Va.: Journal of the United States Artillery, 1918-1920. First Edition. Total of 78 issues. Eleven issues of the 1918 student and military only Liaison for Heavy (Coast) Artillery, the Big Gun Corps; Volume I, issues 1-28; Volume II, issues1-26; Volume III, issues 1-13. Quarto, 12 x 9.25 inches. Hardcover, dark red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Binder’s stamp on front paste-down endpaper. Some toning and text shadowing. Tape repair to several pages of first two issues. Slight rubbing and scuffing to spine and boards. Typical edge wear. Quite a unique find! Very Good condition.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Ausgewählte Romane und Novellen in 12 Bänden. Vorzugsausgabe im Leder. Inhalt: 1. David Copperfield, eingeleitet v. Stefan Zweig, 2. Der Raritätenladen, 3. Die Pickwicker, 4. Martin Chuzzlewit, 5. Nikolaus Nickleby, 6. Oliver Twist und Weihnachtserzählungen.

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag., (1920).. 8°, Ledereinband. Ganzledereinband mit Goldkopfschnitt u. Deckel- u. Rückenvergoldung. Mit zahlreichen Illustrationen aus den originalen Ausgabe. Titel- u. Einbandzeichnung sind von E.R. Weiß. Vorzugsausgabe in 200 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Hadernpapier gedruckt. Unser Ex. trägt die Nummer 11. Einige Bänden sind am Kopf oder Fuß abgegriffen, insgesamt noch gute u. seltene Exemplare.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        ORIGINAL J. C. LEYENDECKER ARROW COLLAR MAN PRINT

      c. 1920. Art. 18" x 24". Print has some very faint small stains but is in very good condition. It is matted, but under the matting can see the print itself has a brown border. .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Werke in sechzehn Bänden - Großherzog Wilhelm Ernst Ausgabe, 16 Bände in schwarzem original Ganzleder (= alles), hrsg. im Auftrage von Alfred Walter Heymel, Harry Graf Kessler und Emery Walker unter dem Beirat von Bernhard Suphan u.a.,

      Leipzig, Insel (hier: Inselverlag ), fast alle Bände von 1920,. kl.8°, über 12.670 Dünndrückseiten teilweise mit s/w-Illustr. auf Tafelseiten, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, schwarze original Ledereinbände mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung und dezenter Rückenverzierung sowie goldenem Verlagssignet auf dem Vorderdeckel, die Rückenkanten (wie eigentlich immer) oben und unten stellenw. etwas beschabt oder mit winzigen Kantenfehlstellen, der Rücken von Band 10 auch ganz leicht berieben, jeder Band mit schönem alten Exlibis auf dem vorderen Innendeckel, sonst schöne, saubere und bindungsstabile Exemplare (Ti1) Enthält: Band 1: Romane und Novellen I / Band 2: Romane und Novellen II / Band 3: Autobiographische Schriften I / Band 4: Autobiographische Schriften II / Band 5: Autobiographische Schriften III / Band 6: Dramatische Dichtungen I / Band 7: Dramatische Dichtungen II / Band 8: Dramatische Dichtungen III / Band 9: Kunstschriften I / Band 10: Kunstschriften II / Band 11: Übersetzungen und Bearbeitungen fremder Dichtungen (1912) / Band 12: Aufsätze zur Kultur-, Theater- und Literaturgeschichte, Maximen, Reflexionen I / Band 13: Aufsätze zur Kultur-, Theater- und Literaturgeschichte, Maximen, Reflexionen II / Band 14: Lyrische und epische Dichtungen I / Band 15: Lyrische und epische Dichtungen II / Band 16: Naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften in Auswahl (1917), Beigegeben: 'Goethes Gespräche mit Eckermann', Insel, 11.-15. Tsd., 796 Dünndruckseiten, wunderschöne Musterpapiervorsätze, sehr tiefblauer original Ledereinband mit goldener Deckel- und Rückenbeschriftung sowie dezenter Rückenverzierung, Bindung innen vorne und hinten angebrochen, sonst schön und sehr dekorativ

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Orban & Streu GbR]
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        Photograph: Bust Portrait of David Belasco Facing Front

      New York: The Misses Selby, [c. 1920] - Inscribed "To my dear little friend Isabelle Leighton, faithfully, David Belasco. Nov. 22nd 1920. " Signed in pencil below image "The Misses Selby, N.Y." 8-1/2 x 6-3/4 inches. . Printed label on verso. "Misses Selby 628 Fifth Avenue." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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