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        LA MONTÉE AUX ENFERS, poésies.

      - Paris, le livre du bibliophile, 1920, 20x29. Broché, sous couverture repliée. Ouvrage illustré de 12 eaux-fortes érotiques en couleurs et de 23 dessins de Chimot. L'un des 500 exemplaires sur papier vergé d'Arches à la forme. Non coupé. Bon exemplaire, malgré une légère décoloration du dos, rare ! Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        La chasseur au-dessus d'un village = [Hunting scene with a village below].

      Paris: EM, ca. 1920s. - Pochoir. Signed and numbered 115 in pencil. Dry stamp with EM. 44 x 24 cm. Matted. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Night and Day

      New York: George H. Doran Company, [1920]. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Hardcover. A fine copy of the book in the excessivley rare dust jacket. The jacket has three small chips, one at top of front panel, just touching the rule, and one at top of spine panel, in upper right-hand corner just touching the top of the T in NIGHT and one in the lower right hand corner of the front panel. The jacket has reinforcements of old clear tape along the edges of the verso of the jacket. Published only a few months after the American edition of The Voyage Out, Woolf's first appearance in America. Woolf revised the text of The Voyage Out for its American publication, but the topic of revisions is not addressed by Kirkpatrick in regard to Night and Day. Number of copies printed is unknown, although in nearly a decade (in 1929) only 1326 copies had been sold, and some of these may be from later impressions. Kirkpatrick A4b.

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books]
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        4 eigenh. Manuskriptbücher.

      O. O. u. D., [1920er Jahre]. - I: 10 Bll. Notizen zu Röntgen und Röntgenröhren, 116 SS. Texte, 1 Bl., 62 SS. Aufzeichnungen medizinischen Inhalts. - II: 161 SS., 9 Bll. - III: 236 SS. - IV: 60, 53, (1), 14, (1), 1 SS., 15 Bll., 40 SS. Notizen. Marmorierte Halbleinenbände der Zeit. Kl.-4to. Beiliegend mehrere tls. eh. Manuskriptblätter. Matschers Manuskriptbücher enthalten neben gereimten Anekdoten und Dialektgedichten (Bd. I) auch kürzere (Bde. II und III) sowie zwei längere Erzählungen (Bd. IV: "Aus der Schattenseite" und "Die Kupplerin"). - Der aus Schwaz in Tirol gebürtige Erzähler studierte in Innsbruck Medizin und war später als Arzt in Meran und Wels tätig; zuletzt lebte Matscher, der gelegentlich auch unter dem Pseudonym Hans Blaas veröffentlichte, in Ried. - Die Einbände berieben und mit stärkeren, innen mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      [Oslo], 1. Mai [um 1920].. 2 SS. 8vo. Papier etwas gebräunt und geknittert. Briefkopf des Grand Hotels Kristiania.. An einen befreundeten Dirigenten namens Werner. "Also ich habe mich hier sehr für Sie bemüht und Sie dem Vorstand der Filharmoniske Selskap' wärmstens empfohlen. Die Sache steht nun aber so: Eibenschütz hat hier sehr gefallen und ist engagirt, d.h. wenn es ihm gelingt, seinen Hamburger Vertrag zu lösen. Bis dahin ist nichts definitiv entschieden. Ich habe aber doch erreicht, dass die Herren mir fest versprochen, für den Fall dass die Kombination Eibenschütz scheitern sollte, in erster Linie Sie zum Probedirigiren einzuladen." - In Anbetracht, dass Eibenschütz 1921 die Leitung der Osloer Philharmonie übernahm, darf angenommen werden, dass Nikischs Fürsprache erfolglos blieb.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, July 7th, 1915 - The War of 1920 - How the Ring of Iron Will Strangle America - First Instalment

      New York: The International Monthly. Stapled. 16 pages. Features: The War of 1920, being the fictional diary of Gustav Bauerfeldt, War Correspondent of the Berliner Rundschau - Part 1; What we Demand of President Wilson In the Spirit of 'Seventy-Six'; Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany with Edward Lyell Fox; The Eliots and the Parkhursts, a poem by Stephen Oland; "To See Ourselves as Others See Us", by Dr. Edmund von Mach; Mr. Bryan and the German-Americans; The Worm Turns - at last American manufacturers are making an energetic protest to President Wilson against England's strangulation of American commerce; Why Franklin Knight Lane, Secretary of the Interior, and William Bauchop Wilson, head of the Department of Labor, Should Resign; Why They Are Against Peace - one of the most virulent pro-Ally newspapers in New England is owned by interests manufacturing war supplies for the Allies; Swiss View on our "Neutrality"; News from Germany; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Three-inch opening to bottom of coverfold otherwise a sound copy. . Good. 1915. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Konvolut aus 23 Exlibri von Salzburger Bürgern und Bürgerinnen. Beinhaltet Exlibri für: Breitner (2), Roland Breitner, Burghard Breitner, Rita Girardi, F. A. Harta, Oskar Günther Zapf, Ludwig Pezolt, Gerda Wimmer, Ilse Pollak, Reinhold Glaser, Elsa Thalhammer, Risa Engl, Robert Dirnberger, Ferd. Weisse, Hans Glaser, Robert Jungk, Walter Genewein, Lydia Schlierholz, Franciscus Michael Fahrnwanger (2) sowie Robert Hoefert und Firma Lornstein.

      -,, Wien - Salzburg, 1920 - Wien - Salzburg, -, o. J. [um 1920 - 1930]. In vers. Druckarten und Formaten ausgeführt. Teilweise mit Künstlernennung: R. Hruda, Karl Reisenbichler (mit einer Signatur), Edi Naumann, H.B. Pups und Wilhelm Kaufmann. - Die Abbildung zeigt eine Auswahl der Exlibri. Beiliegend ein Blatt "Überreicht vom Bürgermeister . Alfreed Bäck". Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Hanselima. Illlustriert von Erna Haas.

      Verlag von Ernst Kuhn., Bern und Biel, 1920 - Bern und Biel, Verlag von Ernst Kuhn. (1920). 16x16,5 cm. 45 n.n. Bl. Mit 42 farbigen Originalholzschnitten von Erna Haas, gedruckt von der Graphischen Kunstanstalt Säuberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey. Pirivater blauer Leinwandband mit montierem Vorder- und Hinterdeckel des Originaleinbandes. Erste Ausgabe. - Lexikon Schweizer Bilderbuch-Illustratoren 32. - Nicht bei Weilenmann. Eines der schönsten Schweizer Kinderbilderbücher! - Die farbigen Holzschnitte im Stil der Wiener Werkstätten. Der Text gibt 13 Kinderverse in Schweizer Mundart wieder. "13 Verse und 42 Bilder spendet uns Erna Haas in ihrer prachtvollen Gabe für unsere Kleinen. Jede Bildseite dieses einzigartigen Büchleins ist ein Stück Heimatschutz. Man denkt beim Betrachten unwillkürlich an selbstgemachte Leinen und an Heimbergkeramik. Die Farbenpracht ist in der Reproduktion vorzüglich wiedergegeben und beweist uns deutlich, dass es unsere Graphik zu Höchstleistungen bringt. Es gelüstet einem jedes Bildchen nachzumalen oder neu zu entwerfen. Den Kindern wird es gleich gehen. Sie werden sich ergötzen an den bunten Zeichnungen und an den lieben Verschen, die ihnen das 'Muetti' teilweise auch schon vorgesagt hat. Auch sie werden versuchen wollen, die einfachen Linien nachzumalen. Nur Liebe und volles Verstehen des kindlichen Gemütes konnte so etwas schaffen." (Klappentext des Schutzumschlages zur dritte Auflage. Die erste Ausgabe erschien ohne Schutzumschlag). - Über die Künstlerin ist nichts bekannt. Laut Aussagen früheren Geschäftsleiters des Verlages Ernst Kuhn, war Erna Haas als Wäscherin und Glätterin in Biel angestellt. Sie stammte aus einfachsten Verhältnissen aus dem deutschsprachigen Teil des Kantons Freiburg. Die Poesie der Bilder von Erna Haas hat.dem, zur gleichen Zeit in Biel lebenden Robert Walser, sicherlich gefallen. Leider ist über eine Begnung nichts bekannt und nur die Vermutung erlaubt uns, dem Blick des Poeten nach der sicherlich scheuen Künstlerin bei ihrem Gang über den Zentralplatz zu folgen. - Vortitel fleckig. Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk "B. Hefti" von Kinderhand auf dem Titel. Mehrere Blätter im Falz mit Spuren entfernter Klebestreifen. Der illustrierte hinterer fliegende Vorsatz durch ein weisses Blatt ersetzt. Mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand im Schnitt am Aussenrand. Blatt 23 mit alten Klebstreifenspuren auf der Rückseite. Trotz der Mängel ein recht erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: N Pirivater blauer Leinwandband mit montierem Vorder- und Hinterdeckel des Originaleinbandes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Damen, Pfaffen, Knechte. Historisch wahrhafte Verse und 12 Kupfer.

      ca 1920 - Mappe mit Titelblatt, Prolog, Inhaltsverzeichnis, u. 9 (von 12) Textblättern (alle Typoskripte) u.12 Orig.-Bleistiftzeichungen ( 15 x 12 cm) unter Passepartout., HLwd.-Mappe m losen Blättern, Mappenrücken fleckig, Blätter innen sauber Die erotischen Texte stammen angeblich aus den letzten drei Jahrhunderten. Grafisch gekonnte Darstellung von flagellantischen Szenen. - Milewsky - d. i. Gerhard Windisch (1895-1961) dt.-österreichischer Maler, Graphiker und Fotograf, in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren in Leipzig tätig. Zeitweise in Paris, ab 1950 in Wien. 2000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Collection of Real Photo Postcards of Sydney and the Blue Mountains, NSW.

      The Rose Stereographs, ca 1920, Sydney: - A collection of 48 real photo postcards, Rose Series P, with 24 street scenes of Sydney, 8 of Sydney gardens and 16 cards of the Blue Mountains. Sydney postcards include Pitt St., George St., Macquarie St., Central Railway Station, Circular Quay, Bridge St., Elizabeth St., Woolcott St., Martin Place, Town Hall Corner, Government House, the Custom House, and Railway Square. The nature scenes include the Jenolan Caves, National Pass, Katoomba and Loddon Falls, Centennial Glen, Blackheath and Fairy Dell Cascades, Leura, Blue Mountains. In very good condition overall, some with sml marginal faults.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Unique Eunuque avec un portrait de l'auteur par lui même

      Paris, Au Sans Pareil, Collection Dada 1920 - Livre d'occasion 18,4 x 13,3 cm, broché, 38 pp., emboitage moderne signé Julie Nadot. Bel exemplaire broché (un infime frottement en couverture) présenté dans un très bel emboitage-portefeuille en box, papier et plexiglas réalisé par Julie Nadot reprenant sur le plat supérieur la typographie de la couverture. Condition : Edition originale, l'un des 1000 ex. numérotés sur vergé bouffant, seul tirage avec 10 vergé d'Arches et 15 papier de couleurs. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur par lui-même. Préface de Tristan Tzara. 215g. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Diary of a Liaison Officer in Italy 1918

      London, Williams and Norgate, , 1920. Octavo, original purple cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board. Frontispiece and 7 other plates, folding map at the rear. Spine sunned, boards a little mottled, light browning, else very good. First edition. Uncommon, COPAC locates copies in the copyright libraries only. Goldsmid, the son of Violet, 1st Baroness Goldsmid of Palmeira, was sent out from regimental duty with the Ninth Lancers in France to the Italian front in November 1917. There he joined the British HQ near the Montello, acting as liaison with the 3rd Italian Army HQ at Mogliano on the Piave Front, and later the 4th Army at Grappa. Unusual and interesting account of the Italo-British offensives in 1918.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Grecs a Smyrne: Nouveaux Temoinages Sur Leurs Atrocites: Un Document Officiel Probant

      Imprimerie Kossuth, Paris 1920 - A good+ copy of this rare pamphlet (dedicated to Pierre Loti) with the (20.5" x 15.5") "Graphique comparatif de la population de vilayet d'Aidan et des Sandjaks de Karassi et de Menteche sur cazas (sous-prefectures)" laid in. Some minor staining to the page edge from the title page to page 9, and page 61 to the (two pages later) Table des Matieres. The text is unmarked. Slight wear to the cover. A nice copy of this exceedingly rare 63-page pamphlet. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, The

      1920. A Rather Unusual Riviére Art-Deco Binding[RIVIÉRE and Son, Binders]. TENNYSON, Lord Alfred. Works of… London: Macmillan and Co., 1920. Complete edition. Octavo (7 1/8 x 4 13/16; 182 x 122 mm.). viii, 900, [1, index], [1 imprint] pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Finely bound by Riviére and Son ca. 1920 (stamp-signed to lower turn-in) in contemporary full dark brown calf. Front cover pictorially inlaid in colors with a knight on horseback with a castle in the background and "Tennyson" inlaid in orange. Spine with "Excalibur" inlaid in colors and lettered in gilt, ear cover with the sword of The Lady in the Lake inlaid in colors. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A very fine example housed in a matching full dark brown calf clamshell case.A rather unusual Riviére binding from the Art-Deco period.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

      New York: Henry Holt, 1920. First American Edition. A little foxing; very good to fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing, very minor stains, and light chipping. There has been some strengthening with archival tissue inside the spine folds.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        [Cover title]: Modern Searchlights. [Interior title]: Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Equipment

      Croydon: The London Electric Firm. [1920]. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10" x 12". [38]pp. Cord tied printed flexible card wrappers. Light stains on the wrappers, one leaf has pulled loose, else near fine. Trade catalog for nautical, ground, and aviation searchlights. On the rectos of each leaf is a large photograph in color of a searchlight (on a few pages two photographs appear; one photo is uncolored) with a printed description of the searchlight on the facing page. Colorful and engaging. Rare. OCLC locates a single copy at the Henry Ford Museum, that is almost certainly the same or similar to this with 19 pages (we assume they mean leaves) and attributes the date of 1920. Although this copy is undated that seems a reasonable guess. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Antique 6 Sided Wood Block Puzzle.

      NP ca 1920's - 1930's - Original wood boxed set of 30 wood picture blocks depicting 6 various scenes: Riders on horses; A Circus scene with clowns; Children playing in a park; Motorists, motorcyclists and airplanes flying overhead; A farm scene; Dutch people gathered near water and boats sailing. Each richly colored scene is included in the game as lithograph prints (except for the horse riders scene as the print is pasted on the box). Minor age wear on box with rubbing and chipping along edges of print pasted on front board. Clasp partly missing. Very minor rubbing on block designs. Wooden box in overall good+, blocks in very good, prints in near to fine condition.

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        WOMAN OF INDIA.

      Simkin, Marshall Himilton, Kent & Co, Ltd. London. No Date. [1920] - FIRST EDITION. (U. K.). Large 8vo. (9.8 x 7.8 inches). Illustrated with 48 fine full colour plates, each with a printed tissue guard, (except the frontispiece which has lost its guard but the colour plate is still clean and bright). Some light patches of mild foxing to a few pages, mostly to the margins and away from the text, but overall a very good copy in the publishers highly decorative cloth binding. Spine and front board decorated in yellow, red, blue, and white over green cloth. Black lettering. Prize label from the Royal Air Force's R. M. Groves Memorial Essay Prize, dated 1923, on the front free endpaper. A portrait photo of R. M. Groves (1880-1920), in his R. A. F uniform and with his facsimile signature, is mounted onto the front paste down endpaper, as is usual with the prize books given. The cloth is bumped and rubbed to the extremities with a couple of splits to the hinges (both about 1.5 inches long and without any loss) but overall this is a very good copy of this rare first U. K. edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Enchanted Golf Clubs

      Frederick A. Stokes New York 1920 - First Edition. Stuart Hay dustjacket art. Original illustrated boards. Humorous short novel dealing with golf and golfers. Near Fine in attractive Very Good plus dustjacket, minor loss at top sine end, tiny closed tear at top front panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Poems

      New York, Alfred A. Knopf,, 1920. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles to spine, two raised bands, single rule to boards, Cockerill endpapers, top edge gilt. A fine copy. First US edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Although the poems occur in different order, the contents are the same as those of Ara Vos Prec, except that "Hysteria" is substituted for "Ode" and "Le Spectateur" is titled "Le Directeur." This is the first book of Eliot's poems published in the States.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. Original pale orange cloth, title to spine and front board in blue, pictorial inlay to front board, illustrated endpapers. Coloured frontispiece, 10 full-page illustrations, and 12 illustrations in text, all by the author. Contemporary gift inscription to half-title; small bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Cloth slightly soiled, spine a touch sunned, spine ends and corners lightly bumped and rubbed, text block strained in a couple of places, but firm, a couple of short closed tears to front free endpaper and frontispiece, minor chips to fore edge of p. 165. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of the first title in the Dr. Dolittle series.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kondolenzkarten - Erinnerung an die lieben Heimgegangen. Kassette mit 220 Traueranzeigen, gedruckt zwischen 1920 - 1938.

      - Die Trauerkarten stammen aus einer Druckerei im Kanton Zürich und wurden zwischen 1920 und 1938 gedruckt. Sie zeigen ein breite Palette von Gestaltungen, Prägungen, 0wie man den Noch Lebenden den Tod eines Menschen mitteilt. Teilweise trocken typographisch bis süss kitschig. Einige mit Orig- Photographien, einige aus Textil. Teilweise beschrieben. 4000 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        A Savant's Vendetta

      Arthur Pearson, London 1920 - First English edition (previously published in the U.S. as *The Uttermost Farthing*). Cheap paper browned, small spot on the front board, a very good or better copy. This copy Inscribed by Freeman: "P.M. Stone from R. Austin Freeman with cordial good wishes. 3rd April 1939." One of the author's scarcest titles, presumably so because of the execrable leftover wartime paper used in its manufacture. Very seldom found, and never signed or inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THUVIA MAID OF MARS

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1920. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-256 [257: ad] [258: blank] [259-263: ads] [264: blank] [265-267: ads] [268: blank], ten inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John,. original olive-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. Slight spine lean, a bright, nearly fine white paper copy with no. binding wear in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (with. illustration on front panel by P. J. Monahan) with light wear at. corner tips, rubbing along front flap fold, and dust soiling to spine. and rear panels. A nice copy of an uncommon book with a colorful and. attractive example of the very scarce jacket never touched by a paper. conservationist. (#113333). First edition, first printing. Fourth book of the Mars series. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 307. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 128. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02340. Heins TMM- 1.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Im Zwergenland. Ein BIldebruch mit lustigen Versen von C. Kellermann. Bilder von J. P. Werth.

      Nürnberg, Spear & Soehne, o. J. (ca. 1920). 4°, 32 S., zahlr., tlw. ganzseit farb. Abb., OHLwd. m. farb. Deckelill., Ecken bestossen, berieben u. unsauber, innen (v. a. an den Stegen) etw. stock- und fingerfleckig, Widmung a. Vs. Preis in CHF: 605. EA. (= Bilderbüchersammlung "Was ihr wollt.")

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        A FINE ALBUM OF ORIGINAL PEN, INK AND WATERCOLOUR DESIGNS FOR RINGS

      No date circa 1920 - Quarto album, probably originally designed as a photograph album, 8x10 inches with 90 FINE ORIGINAL COLOURED WATERCOLOUR AND PENCIL DESIGNS FOR RINGS, mostly in the Art Deco style- hence the suggested date. Probably German as some German printing on the verso of some designs. Designs on various shades of card and transparent paper and mounted 6 to a sheet. Some designs containing the designs size notes. Very decorative and of fine quality- unsigned as is usual for jewellery art. The album appears to be complete as such. A rare example of this type of original art work.

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        THE YEAR'S AT THE SPRING

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1920 - 1st 1920. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. An Anthology of Recent Poetry with introduction by Harold Monro. 12 beautiful colour plates, 12 in cream and white plus decorations. Beige cloth, pale blue titles with red vignettes to front cover and spine. 128 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners bumped. Large foxspots to contents (affecting some of the cream and black plates and some of the margins of the colour plates). A lovely bright copy in exceptionally scarce original dustwrapper which is slightly edge worn (a tiny piece of loss to lower edge of rear panel), a little grubby to rear panel and slightly browned to spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The Ancient Allan

      Published by Cassell & Company Ltd., 37-38 St. Andrew's Hill, London First Edition . London 1920. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original caramac cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine, blind stamping and oblong monochrome relief onlay to the upper panel 'The Little White Seal of the King of the East', lower edge untrimmed. 8vo 7¾'' x 5¼'' 310 printed pages of text with eight monochrome illustrations on glossy paper by Albert Morrow. Light foxing to the fore edge, corners sharp and pointed. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition period artwork dust wrapper with one 2 mm chip to foot of upper fore edge, white spine and white paper to lower panel without fading or marking, priced 8/6 to spine. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A. LITERATURE 1900-1925 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        HISTOIRE DE LA NATION FRANCAISE, 15 TOMES (COMPLET)

      Société de l'Histoire Nationale, Plon 1920 - RO40158427: 15 tomes d'env. 500 pages chacun. Illustrés de très nombreux dessins et cartes en noir et blanc dans le texte, et de dessins en couleur sur planches hors texte. Tranches rouges. Belles reliures à pièces de titre marrons et titre, tomaison et motifs dorés sur les dos. Bords des plats frottés. Tome I: Géographie Humaine de la France, Jean Brunhes. Tome II: Géographie Politique et Géographie du Travail, Jean Brunhes. Tome III: Histoire Politique des origines à 1515, P. Imbart de La Tour. Tome IV: Histoire Politique de 1515 à 1804, Louis madelin. Tome V: Histoire Politique de 1804 à 1926, G. Hanotaux. Tome VI: Histoire Religieuse, Georges Goyau. Tome VII: Histoire Militaire et Navale, des origines à 1789, Gén. Colin, Col. F. Reboul. Tome VIII: Histoire Militaire et Navale, de 1799 à 1920, Gén. Mangin. Tome IX: Histoire Diplomatique 1515 - 1928, René Pinon. Tome X: Histoire Economique et Financière, Germain Martin. Tome XI: Histoire des Arts, Louis Gillet. Tome XII: Histoire des Lettres,François Picavet, Joseph Rédier, Alfred Jeanroy. Tome XIII: Histoire des Lettres, De Ronsard à nos jours, Fortunat Strowski. Tome XIV: Histoire des Sciences en France, par Henri Andoyer, Charles Fabry, Albert Colson. Tome XV: Histoire des Sciences en France, Maurice Caullery, et Histoire de la Philosophie, René Lote. In-4 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flappers and Philosophers

      Scribners (scribner) 1920 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with BRIGHT gold lettering on the spine. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the panels and edges. The pages are excpetionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, one of the nicest copies a collector could hope to find, lacking the rare dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        AFFICHE : LA PANNE REPOS STE ELISABETH

      - Date : 1920 Dimensions : 62x87cm Imp : VROMANT et Cie BRUXELLES Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Memories of a Life spent between the Bread and the Fishes and the Days when all Cares were forgotten

      [Reading: privately printed, n.d., ca. late 1920s] - Nostalgic privately produced memoir of angling in the Thames Valley a century ago. Chapman was a Reading tobacconist and a keen fisher, and he recounts his experiences fishing on private lakes, ponds, and local rivers, including the Kennet and Thames, as well as misadventures in boats, dense fogs, notable catches of Pike and Thames trout, and an incident of river pollution. The other copy we have seen varies slightly in the pagination and the page format. Reed and his correspondent, A.E. Hobbs, discuss the book's author and identify most of the places alluded to in Chapman's narrative, which includes a portrait of the author holding a 20-pound fish taken from the Thames. An uncommon work, produced in just a few copies, with an illuminating correspondence concerning this curious and interesting book (COARSE FISHING) Square 8vo. With 6 photographic plates. [41] pp. Typewritten text on rectos only. Original green textured cloth, titled stamped in gilt on upper board, speckled edges. Bookplate of O.M. Reed ("Omar") with his ownership signature dated August 1934 and annotations. Reed's draft of an essay and correspondence with A.E. Hobbs loosely inserted. Old cellotape mark along front pastedown where letter was tipped in. Fine. Not in Hampton's Angling Bibliography 1881-1949. Not in BL or OCLC [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Richmond Bridge

      c.1920. Size: 265 x 350 mm. Framed size: 450 x 550 mm. Carbon print photograph on textured paper. Very good condition. Titled and signed on the verso by Charles Job. Charles Job a stockbroker by profession, was a passionate amateur and became a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society in 1895, contributing to the annual exhibitions of the Society and the Linked Ring. (The Linked Ring was a brotherhood consisting of a group of photographers based in London which pledged to enhance photography as a fine art). During the First World War he was based at the Censor's Office in Liverpool. After the war he returned to Sussex, and in 1922 moved to 8 Spring Terrace, Richmond. In 1928, two year before his death, he was made an Honorary Fellow of the RPS in recognition of his eminence in pictorial photography.

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        Broderies Chinoises, Indiennes, Toiles de Gênes & de Jouy

      Paris, Publié par Armand Guérinet, [ca 1920]. - 1 volume in-folio, rebound in modern bordeaux full leather, 32 prints in colour or black and white, a very good copy, 32 planches en couleurs ou en noir et blanc, très bon exemplaire. Collection de 32 planches de Broderies Chinoises anciennes et d'Indiennes et toiles de Jouy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        Phaedrus Augusti libertus. Aesopische Fabeln. Sechs Holzschnitte.

      o.O., o.J., 1920 - 6 Orig.-Holzschnitte auf Japan (Blattgrösse: 20 x 11,7 cm, Büttenpapier)in Passpartout: 24 x 32 cm. 1 orig.-graphisches Titelbl., Lose Blatt, Tadellos Auflage 50 Ex. Die Schnitte stellen folgende Fabeln dar: Vom quacksalbernden Schuster; Die beiden Last tragenden Maultiere; Der zerplatzte Frosch und der Ochse; Der Leopard.; Die Schlange und der Amboss. Hübsche detailgetreue, naturalistische Holzschnitte. Das kleinere, ebenfalls orig.-graphische Titelblatt und alle Schnitte signiert. Titelbl. auch dat. (1920). Phaedrus , röm Fabeldichter übersetzte zuerst Fabeln des Aesop und schuf später eigenständige Geschichtchen die seine Zeitgenossen belehrten und karikierten. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ruth St. Denis: Pioneer and Prophet. Being a History of Her Cycle of Oriental Dances

      Shawn, Ted. Ruth St. Denis: Pioneerand Prophet. Being a History of Her Cycle of Oriental Dances. San Francisco: Howell, 1920. Copy 194 of 350 numbered copies signed by both Shawn and St. Denis. Two volumes. Folio (13" x 10"). Volume of text and volume of 64 photo plates, each tipped to heavy paper and captioned. Original batik boards and cloth spines. Name and small stamp on flyleaf, very slight wear, else fine. Pioneer and Prophet is the best work ever done on Ruth St. Denis. The lengthy text, which is by her long-time partner Ted Shawn, provides an excellent history of her dance career and the development of various styles. The photographic plates collect every available image of St. Denis in performance and include those by Genthe and Baron de Meyer. Many of these photos have never been reproduced. This work is beautifully printed by John Henry Nash in the style of William Morris' Kelmscott Press.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        Sniping in France

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, 1920. With Notes on the Scientific Training of Scouts, Observers, and Snipers. With a Foreword by General Lord Horne of Stirkoke. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, single fillet panel in blind to the front board. Frontispiece and 23 other plates, illustrations to the text. Boards slightly mottled, spine lettering oxidised, free endpapers browned, but nonetheless a very good copy indeed. First edition. An uncommon book, poorly made and more often encountered loose and shaken, this is an excellent copy. Inscribed by the author, to one of the major sponsors of his scheme to create a training programme in sniping and counter-sniping; "To General Sir Charles Monro with the deepest gratitude of the Author, who very clearly realises that without Sir Charles' help the work described herein would never have been done. May 1920, H. Hesketh-Prichard". In Chapter I, "The Genesis of Sniping", Hesketh-Prichard records a conversation that he had with General Monro when he was lobbying for support for his plan to formalise sniper training within the BEF: "the matter was mentioned to Sir Charles Monro, commanding the Third Army … Sir Charles in talking over the matter, made a remark which I have always remembered. 'It is not,' he said 'only that a good shot strengthens his unit, but he adds to its moral - he raises the moral of his comrades - it raises the moral of the whole unit to know it contains several first-class shots" (p.8) Another supporter of his scheme was John Buchan "at that time the Times correspondent on the Western Front … [who] gave the idea great encouragement". Hesketh-Prichard raised and commanded the 1st Army School of Scouting, Observation & Sniping, his work being described in great detail with numerous interesting anecdotes, appealing illustrations by Ernest Blaikley, "Artist's Rifles and lately a Sergeant-Instructor at the school" , together with some excellent photographs. The Appendices include the course curricula, together with training notes on the importance of the maintenance of weaponry, observation, patrolling, specifications of the Lee Enfield 1914 Pattern "Sniper's Rifle". Hesketh-Prichard was traveller, explorer, and noted big game hunter who Falls credits with "very fine work in raising the standard of marksmanship of the British Armies in France after the majority of the good regular marksmen had become casualties. He had many followers, but he was the pioneer, and much of the credit for the defeat of the ingenious and pertinacious German sniper is due to him". Hesketh-Prichard died within two years of publication, the book is very rarely signed or inscribed, and this is a superb association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Legende vom weltverkommenen Sonka.

      Leipzig, Wien u. Zürich, E. P. Tal & Co. 1920.. Gr.-8°. 40(4) S. OPappbd. m. lithogr. Einbandzeichnung u. Vorsatzillustr. (von Artur Berger). Rücken erneuert, Einbd. gebräunt u. stellenw. (v.a. Deckelkanten) stärker berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Widm. auf Schmutztit., papierbed. gebräunt.. Raabe/Hannich-B. 282.7; Serke S. 466 und Abb. S. 354. Exemplar der Normalausgabe. Erste Ausgabe der Gedichtsammlung, mit der Hugo Sonnenschein sein Pseudonym 'Sonka' etablierte. - Der expressionistische Lyriker und Schriftsteller Hugo Sonnenschein (1890-1953) war Mitbegründer der tschechischen KP, wurde aber 1927 als Trotzkist wegen seiner kritischen Haltung gegenüber Stalin aus der Partei ausgeschlossen. 1945 aus dem Konzentrationslager Ausschwitz befreit, wurde er 1947 von den Stalinisten aufgrund gefälschter Beweise als angebl. Kollaborateur der Nationalsozialisten zu 20 Jahren Zuchthaus verurteilt, in dem er 1953 starb.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Over the Brazier.

      London: The Poetry Bookshop, 1920 - Original blue cloth backed grey boards, titles and pictorial decoration to upper board in blue and pink. With the dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed with a few small marks and taning along the edges, partial browning to endpapers. A good copy in the rubbed, tanned, and marked jacket with a few chips at the spine panel and corners. Second edition with corrections and a new foreword. Originally published in 1916.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Original Art: Weeping Dachshunds

      1920. Original art. Watercolor. Approximately 16" x 15.5". Framed and glazed. Signed lower right: "Tony Sarg 20." Very slightly faded, but still a near fine, interesting and amusing watercolor of a pair of weeping wiener dogs. Sarg, born in Guatemala, and trained in Germany, married an American and moved to England. With the advent of World War One he moved to New York where he did illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post. He was probably best known as a children's book illustrator who specialized in quirky animal figures, but he was also responsible for reviving the popularity of the marionette theater in America. For a period in the 1930s, until his death in 1942, he designed the animated Christmas displays in the windows of Macy's, and designed the first hot-air balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. A pleasing little painting. .

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        Trucioli

      Firenze; Vallecchi 1920 - in 16° (18 x 13 cm. ca.); pp. 210 (alcune bianche); br. a due colori; 1^ ed. Comprende 80 trucioli apparsi su periodici tra 1914-19, e 6 inediti (eccellente stato di conservazione, seppur leggermente rifilato)

      [Bookseller: IL LIBRAIO]
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