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        Romances of Old Japan

      London - Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co., 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated copy of this collection of Japanese legends. Featuring 32 illustrated plates with captioned tissue-guards, including a frontispiece. Contains: The Quest of the Sword; The Tragedy of Kesa Gozen; The Spirit of the Lantern; The Reincarnation of Tama; The Lady of the Picture; Urasato, or The Crow of Dawn; Tsubosaka; Loyal, Even unto Death; How Kinu Returned from the Grave; A Cherry-Flower Idyll; The Badger-Haunted Temple'. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding. Externally, excellent with just minor shelfwear only. Internally, generally firmly bound although the frontispiece is detached but present. Some scattered light foxing prominent to the textblock edges. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Jean-Christophe

      Paris - Librairie Paul Ollendorf, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Eight volumes half bound in leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering. Romain Rolland (1866-1944), French dramatist, essayist, art historian and novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1915. He was a lifelong pacifist, his book, Au-dessus de la Melee was a protest written in 1915. He was influenced by Indian philosophy and was a supporter of Gandhi, whom he met in 1931. Jean-Chrisophe was a novel in ten volumes published between 1904-12. It is usually broken up into sections; the first four volumes grouped as Jean-Christophe, the next three as Jean-Christophe a Paris and the final three as La Fin du Voyage. It tells the life story of Jean-Christophe Krafft, a highly talented musician and composer (a figureinspired by Beethoven). Although it is Jean-Christophe's story, Rolland, in imitation of Tolstoy periodically moves away from his hero to temporarily explore some other character and also to discourse on various subjects such as art, social change or feminism. Please note that this set only contains the first eight volumes and the final two volumes of La Fin du Voyage are missing. This book was previously owned by Ronald Lindsayand contains his bookplate. Ronald Lindsay served as British Ambassador to the United States of America 1929-39. Condition: The bindings aretight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities includingbumping to the corners, rubbing, fadingandmarks to the leather. The spine of one volume has split and is loose. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright withthe occasionalbrown spot or handling marks. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume (asdescribed above). The overallcondition of these volumesis very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        ARA VOS PREC (ARA VUS PREC)

      London: John Rodker, The Ovid Press. 1920 (Completed 1919). First edition, first printing. Original paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine. Initials and colophon by Edward Wadsworth. One of 264 copies, this one SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR. The colophon page suggests 30 signed copies were issued numbered 5-34. These are of such scarcity that it is believed that less than 30 were produced by the publisher. This copy is numbered ?'84?' in the author?'s hand. Whilst all of the pages and binding are present, the hinges are split at the black coated endpapers to both the front and rear. The pages are complete with no tears and only the occasional light finger mark to the margins. The paper-covered boards are worn to the corners and the thin cloth spine lacks the small printed label. Scarce in the first state binding and undoubtedly rare in signed state. This is the first title published by John Rodker under his Ovid Press imprint. ?"Published by Rodker early in February 1920. The first copies issued (among them presentation copies sent out by the author on February 5) were bound in black boards with yellow cloth back and paper label. The error ?'Vus?' for ?'Vos?' in the title was discovered after all the sheets had been printed and was corrected only on the label. Concerning the title, Mr Eliot wrote me on February 21, 1936: ?'The correct title of the book is Ara Vos Prec. It only happened to be Ara Vus Prec on the title page because I don?'t know Provencal, and I was quoting from an Italian edition of Dante the editor of which apparently did not know Provencal either.?" T.S. Eliot: A Bibliography by Donald Gallup, pp 4-5.

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        Flappers Album

      [N.p.: n.p., 1920s]. Near fine in flexible string-bound boards.. Original album documenting a group of young friends and their various trips throughout California, compiled by an unknown photographer and containing 186 prints. Includes mostly 2 3/4 X 4 1/4 inch photographs, with several smaller 2 1/2 X 3 1/2 snapshots. The album's creator has written captions in white marker on the pages and, in some cases, has penned notations directly on the rectos of the photographs. Features images of Laguna Beach, Hayward Park, Muir Woods, Guernewood Park, the Russian River, Golden Gate Park, and other locations in and around southern California. A fabulous vernacular document of the era, providing insight into 1920s fashion and youth culture, with numerous stunning photographs of the surrounding environment of early twentieth-century California.

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        WOMEN IN LOVE

      New York: Privately Printed [London: Martin Secker]. 1920. First UK edition. One of only 50 copies. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Bound in the publisher?'s brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Top edge of pages stained dark green, as called for. An excellent near fine clean and bright copy with only minor rubbing to the cloth and a little softening to the spine tips. Scarce. The trade edition was not issued until the following year. Of all his novels, Lawrence considered Women in Love (along with The Rainbow) his favourite.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The Waggoner and other Poems

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd,, 1920. Octavo. Original purple cloth, printed paper label to spine, edges uncut. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the scarce jacket with toned spine. First edition, first impression, first issue. From an edition of 500, of which 250 copies were bound in purple cloth for immediate issue, 100 sets of sheets sent to New York for Knopf's American edition, and the remaining 150 bound up in green cloth later in 1920. Extremely uncommon in the jacket in either issue. Blunden's first trade publication, The Waggoner was issued with the encouragement and assistance of Siegfried Sassoon to whom Blunden had sent some of his work in his capacity as literary editor of the Daily Herald.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Hymnal in Inuit.]

      ?St. Mary's Mission [?ca 1920's], [?Akulurak, Alaska - Tall 12mo (approx. 7" x 3¾"), 53pp., one torn (no loss), several are loose; mimeographed throughout; without a title-p., apparently as issued; begins with an Index listing 32 general hymns, followed by 6 for Christmas, 3 for Lent, and 12 for Easter; the final 2pp. (in English) contain "Prayers Before Holy Communion." Old drab brown boards backed in cloth; several old tape repairs, the whole rubbed, worn, and grubby. Unlocated bibliographically. A sticker on the front cover reads: "Found at St. Mary's Alaska," probably by Wilfrid Schoenberg from whom this copy emanates. Probably written by Jules Jette which would date this book prior to 1927. Signature of "Johnnie U" on verso of front free endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        VOTERS ATTENTION! What Philadelphians will vote for on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1920

      Philadelphia: Women's League for Good Government[and] Philadelphia League of Women Voters, 1920. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good+. 4p octavo. 11 x 8.5 inches folds to 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Very minor soft wrinles at center and 1/2" angled tear on top of page 3 not even close to text. Very good+ condition. Caption title. "VOTERS ATTENTION! What Philadelphians will vote for on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1920" P. [4] "Published for the information of women voters"-- Women's League for Good Government (Philadelphia, Pa.) Philadelphia League of Women Voters (Pa.) Civic Club of Philadelphia, Pa. Rare. We could only locate one copy in USA institutions During the beginning of the twentieth century, as women's suffrage gained in popularity, suffragists were subject to arrests and many were jailed. Finally, President Woodrow Wilson urged Congress to pass what became, when it was ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment which prohibited state and federal agencies from gender-based restrictions on voting.

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Nudo di donna.

      1920 - Orazio Gaigher nasce a Barco di Levico (TN) nel 1870. Studia a Cortina d’Ampezzo, a Bressanone e a Innsbruck, seguendo il desiderio del padre medico che lo indirizza agli studi di medicina. Laureatosi, apre una clinica a Salisburgo. Coltiva la passione artistica con grande intensità, affascinato dal clima culturale della Secessione austriaca. Alla morte del padre, a 31 anni, decide di dedicarsi esclusivamente alla pittura. E’ il 1901. Parte per Londra, dove rimane fino al 1904, per studiare ritratto con Hubert von Herkomer. I suoi riferimenti sono legati al Simbolismo e al movimento Arts and Crafts di William Morris, ma la sua tensione più intima è sollecitata dal fascino del naturalismo della pittura preraffaellita, come mostrano le opere intitolate Notturno, Autunno e i Nudi, realizzati intorno al 1908, lavori nei quali la ricerca formale è fortemente intrisa di significato allegorico. Successivamente si reca in Spagna per conoscere le opere degli artisti spagnoli di corte; diventa amico di Gioacchino Sorolla. E’ affascinato dai ritratti di Velasquez. Nel 1906 è a Parigi, dove conosce Roberto Fleury e Eugenio Carrière. Incontra Romualdo Prati, giunto a Parigi nel 1905 per frequentare l’Accademia delle Belle Arti. Si specializza nel genere del ritratto e inizia a viaggiare per l’Europa e l’America eseguendo più di cinquecento commissioni. Nel 1914 realizza i ritratti di Pio X, Benedetto XV e Pio XI. L’anno seguente partecipa all’Esposizione Internazionale di San Francisco dove è premiato. A Trento ritrae l’Arcivescovo Celestino Endrici. Del 1924 è la pala di San Taddeo per la chiesa di Barco. L’anno seguente realizza per la chiesa di Pieve Tesino una Santa Maria Assunta e un San Sebastiano. Nel 1926 è a Buenos Aires, in Argentina. Nel 1928 esegue un San Bartolomeo per la chiesa di Torcegno, Nello stesso anno si reca in Patagonia dove si dedica al genere del paesaggio. Ritornato in Italia nel 1930, si stabilisce a Merano. Esegue per la chiesa rivana di Santa Maria Assunta una Santa Lucia. Di questi anni si ricordano Maternità, Signora con il gatto, Vendemmia in Trentino, opere nelle quali si incontrano lo spirito moderno e secessionista. E’ nominato Presidente degli Artisti della Provincia di Bolzano. Muore a Merano il 17 maggio 1938. Firmato in basso a sinistra, si vende in cornice. Formato: Acquarello su carta di cm 20,5x17. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        ARMORIAL PORTUGUÊS.

      - I Parte: Descripção methodica dos brasões de armas das famílias nobres de Portugal. II Parte: Gravuras dos escudos descriptos na I parte. III Parte: Vocabulario heráldico. Por? Bibliothecario do Ministério da Guerra. Livraria Universal de Armando Joaquim Tavares. Lisboa. 1920-23. Obra em 3 partes encadernadas em 1 volume. De 24x17 cm. Com xvi, 329, 112, xx, e 163 pags. Encadernação da época com lombada e cantos em pele. Ilustrado com desenhos dos móveis heráldicos e 1478 brasões portugueses. Location/localizacao: 6-2-B-65

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Wild-Bilder [ Wildbilder ] aus Deutsch Ost-Afrika : Mit e. Geleitw. / R. Unterwelz

      Hamburg, Charles Fuchs, 1920.. Original-Leinwand, quer-4°, 2 S. : 12 farb. Bild. [Taf.], 12 Taf. ; 27,7 x 34,7 cm. Einbandkanten berieben und bestoßen, inngen gutes, sauberes Exemplar, alle Tafeln noch mit den Seidenhemdchen versehen..

      [Bookseller: Afrika- und Kolonialantiquariat Welwitsc]
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        Fond de cantine

      Nrf 1920 - - Nrf, Paris 1920, 13x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de quatrième édition ayant été utilisée pour le service de presse et poinçonnée en tête du second plat. Envoi autographe daté et signé de l'auteur à La revue de Paris. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Works

      London, Macmillan and Co.,, 1920. 10 volumes, octavo. Contemporary tan half calf, titles and decoration to spines, tan cloth boards, brown endpapers, top edges gilt. Bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, excellent condition. A handsome set of Pater's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nackte Frau ( Modell ) vor grün-gelbem Hintergrund. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand.

      . Ungewöhnlich großes expressives Aktgemälde des bekannten schwedischen Malers: Eine Frau mit dunklem Haar und blauen Augen vor gelb-grün-blauem Hintergrund. Bildmaß: 96 x 66 vm ( Höhe x Breite ), auf Keilrahmen gespannt. Rechts unten mit *Grünewald* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1920 ). Das Bild gering fleckig, leicht angeschmutzt, etwas berieben. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe bitte eigene Abholung bzw. selbst organisierte Abholung ). ( Literatur u.a.: Thieme-Becker, Band XV, Seite 133f ).

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        English Homes

      London: Country Life & George Newnes, Ltd.,, 1920?-37. Norman & Plantagenent; Early Tudor; Medieval & Early Early Tudor; Late Tudor & Early Stuart; Late Stuart; Sir John Vanbrugh & His School; Early Georgian; Late Georgian. 9 volumes, folio. Original buckram-backed blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece to each volume and illustrations throughout. Contemporary gift inscription to front flyleaf of free volumes, ownership inscription to a couple of volumes. Extremities slightly bumped and rubbed, minor wear to a few corners, spines irregularly faded, minor soiling to a few boards, some boards gently bowed. A very good set. First editions of this richly illustrated overview of the development of the architecture and garden planning of English homes, written by the architectural editor of Country Life, H. Avray Tipping (1855?-1933).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Relativity. The special and general theory.

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1920 - 8vo. [ii], xiii, [I], 168 pp., including half-title and index. With an etching of Einstein dated 1920. Blue cloth, a bit worn, no dust wrapper; some minor browning on the preliminary leaves, otherwise a very good copy. First American edition of this book, a popular exposition written for the average reader. Einstein here explains his famous theory "which has so excited the scientific world. This volume is intended primarily for those readers who, though interested in the trend of modern theory, are not conversant with the mathematical analysis used in theoretical physics." Part I treats the special theory of relativity, part II the general theory, and part II considers the universe as a whole.

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        TARRAGONA

      P.N.T. Voluntad C.1920 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Tarragona Tamaño del cartel: 67x101 El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        A Record of European Armour and Arms Through Seven Centuries [in 5 volumes] + A Record of Armour Sales 1881-1924 [in 1 volume]

      London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1920. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Six volumes in tan boards w/ maroon and gilt leather spine labels. Extensively illustrated in black and white. *** Vol. I: 1920, 286 p. Frontispiece illustration of a suit of armour made for Henry VIII. I: General History of Armour and Arms, Prior to the Norman Conquest, A.D. 1000-1070. II: Early Norman Period. [G.H.A.A.] A.D. 1070-1100. III: [G.H.A.A.] and Accoutrements, A.D. 1100-1320. IV: [G.H.A.A.] A.D. 1200-1390. V: [G.H.A.A.] A.D. 1300-1400. VI: General History of Armour, A.D. 1400-1500. VII: [G.H.A.] A.D. 1400-1500. VIII: The Bascinet Head-Piece from the Early Years of the XIIIth Century to the Close of the XVth Century. IX: The Helm from the Early Years of the XIIIth Century to the End of the XIVth Century. Ffep, half title, and frontispiece separated from text block but otherwise very good. Binding attached to text block at rear hinge only. Major spine break at pages 48/49. *** Vol. II: 1920, 347 p. Frontispiece illustration of a North Italian Salade. X: The Salade Head-Piece. XI: The Head-Piece Called the Chapel-De-Fer or Chapawe. XII: The Armet Head-Piece From the Early Years of the XVth Century to the Commencement of the Next Century. XIII: The Helm of the XVth Century. XIV: Chain Mail and Interlined Textile Defences. XV: The Gauntlet. XVI: The True Shield of the XVth Century. XVII: The Sword of the XVth Century. XVIII: Swords of Ceremony in England. Staining to some page edges along spine, brown stain to exterior lower board, a few creases on spine strip. *** Vol. III: 1920, 358 p. XIX: Daggers. XX: Hafted Weapons in General Use From the Middle of the XIVth Century to the Commencement of the XVIth Century. XXI: The Crossbow. XXII: Horse Armour, The Bit, Saddle, and Spur From the Beginning of the XIVth Century to the End of the XVIIth Century. XXIII: The Dawn of the XVIth Century - The Tower of London Armoury. XXIV: The Maximilian School. XXV: Armour of a Type Now Vaguely Termed Landsknecht and XVIth Century Armour Under Classical Influence. XXVI: Armour Termed "Spanish". XXVII: The School of Lucio Picinino. XXVIII: Armour Termed "French." Several minor spine breaks, some creasing to spine. *** Vol. IV: 1921, 353 p. XXIX: English Armour of What We Now Term the Greenwich School - Armour Made for England. XXX: The Latest XVIth Century Suits of Continental Make - Decadent Armour Commonly Known As "Pisan". XXXI: Close Helmets of the XVIth Century. XXXII: The Burgonet or Open Casque. XXXIII: Morions and Cabassets. XXXIV: Italian, German, and French Pageant Shields. XXXV: The Sword and Rapier of the XVIth Century. XXXVI: Hafted Weapons of the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries. *** Vol. V: 1922, 383 p. XXXVII: The Dawn of the XVIIth Century. XXXVIII: XVIIth Century Swords and Rapiers. Appendices: I: Notes on Forgeries. II: On Armour Preserved in English Churches, by Francis Henry Cripps-Day. III: Bibliography. Index to the Complete Work. *** A Record of Armour Sales 1881-1924. 1925, 327 p. A Note on the History of Collecting, With Particular Reference to Armour: Classical and Mediaeval Times, The Renaissance, The Seventeenth-Century Collectors of "Rarities and Curiosities", The Eighteenth Century, The Gothic Revival and the Romantic Movement, The Second Half of the Nineteenth Century. A List of the Most Important Armour Sales from 1881 to 1924, Arranged in Chronological Order. Index of Pieces. Index of Names. Index of Inscriptions and Armourers' Marks. All volumes: Small "A" stamp and small sticker w/ number at upper left corner of front pastedown. All volumes appear to have been exposed to excessive moisture along their spines, as a result there is some staining and warping, along with weakness where pages are attached to binding. No foxing in any volumes. 6 vol. folio set weighs 35 pounds and will require extra shipping charges.

      [Bookseller: Lexikon Books & Maps]
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        Buddhistische Tempelanlagen in Siam 3 von 3 Bänden,

      Walter de Gruyter & CO., 1920 - 4°, 3 Pappbände in Lederoptik mit schöner Frontillustration, Bände mit Textseiten und Bildtafeln, Ausgabe 1920, Ecken und Kanten berieben und etwas bestoßen, Band 1 oberer Rücken mit stärkerer Läsur ca. 2cm. Band 1 356 Textseiten; Band 2 mit 8 Textseiten und 90 Bildtafeln; Band 3 mit 8 Textseiten und 90 Bildtafeln, Die Bände altersbedingt mit Gebrauchsspuren, innen sauber und ordentlich. W13 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5025 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ABC Versandantiquariat]
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        Femme en pied habillée d'une longue robe, dénudée dans sa partie supérieure laissant apparaître sa poitrine, veillant sur le corps d'un homme étendu à ses pieds sur un ensemble de rocher avec en arrière plan des montagnes surmontées d'un ensemble de nuage.

      1920 - S. l., n. n., n. d. (probablement 1920). Oeuvre originale à l'encre de chine. format du tableau sous verre: 575 mm. x 470 mm., taille du passe partout 545 mm. x 440 mm., taille de l'oeuvre 235 mm. x 160 mm., un petit trou dans l'angle inférieur droit du passe partout, petit cadre en bois blanc récent, bon et bel exemplaire. 0.0

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        A Collection of Nine Photograph and Memorabilia Albums of American Circus Life and Performance

      (Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania). [circa 1920-1980]. Nine commercially produced quarto albums. A compelling collection of black and white and color photographs, including printed ephemera, documenting several traveling American circuses and star performers of the 20th Century. The collection contains over 3,000 photographs (housed in seven albums), and about 90 (8" x 10") promotional photographs and printed broadsides, of famous performers and troupes (housed in one album), including several photos signed by the performers; one binder features circus related clippings. The two earliest albums have some scattered short tears to the edges of the paper leaves and a few detached leaves, else overall a near fine collection of images. A remarkable and comprehensive, vernacular photo-documentary record of American circus life and performance. Further details available on request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        English Homes. Norman & Plantagenent; Early Tudor; Medieval & Early Early Tudor; Late Tudor & Early Stuart; Late Stuart; Sir John Vanbrugh & His School; Early Georgian; Late Georgian.

      London: Country Life & George Newnes, Ltd., 1920–37 - 9 volumes, folio. Original buckram-backed blue cloth, titles to spines gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Contemporary gift inscription to front flyleaf of free volumes, ownership inscription to a couple of volumes. Extremities slightly bumped and rubbed, minor wear to a few corners, spines irregularly faded, minor soiling to a few boards, some boards gently bowed. A very good set. Frontispiece to each volume and illustrations throughout. First editions of this richly illustrated overview of the development of the architecture and garden planning of English homes, written by the architectural editor of Country Life, H. Avray Tipping (1855–1933).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Higher Magic. Signed De Luxe edition.

      Adams Press Print 1920 - First,De Luxe,edition,copy no 191 issued to Arthur J.Moose,signed by the author,in original red leather covered boards lettered and decorated in gilt. Aeg. Another neat owner's sig on the first blank. Boards clean and quite bright with rubbing to the edges and some crease lines. A firm copy with the binding stretched at the limitation page and minor creasing to the top fore-edge corner of the contents in the first part of the book,contents in nice condition. VG. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wilhelm Jungesbluth Hannover. Tapetenbuch - Tapestry Trade Catalog

      Wilhelm Jungesbluth 1920's, Hannover - Oblong folio. Unpaginated. Original string bound printed wrappers. Scarce and striking trade catalog from the German tapestry manufacturer Wilhelm Jungesbluth containing 24 screen print paper samples for wallpaper, packaging or textile use (13.5 x 20"). The designs are, at times very dense, abstract patterns, reminiscent of expressionist practice without actual motifs. Wrappers and interior in near to fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Die Landpartie. Aus meiner Jungszeit

      [Berlin: H Birkholz Druck-Werkstätte, 1920] - Heinrich Zille (1858-1929), known as the Raffael der Hinterhöfe (the Rafael of the back tenements), was an enormously popular German artist whose work chronicling Berlin life was most commonly reproduced for mass distribution in periodicals. He was a member of the Berlin Secession and a friend of Max Liebermann, Kathe Kollwitz, and Hans Baluschek. Zille also produced a few series of erotic drawings for limited, private circulation, including Zwanglose Geschichten und Bilder (Gurlitt, 1919), Die Landpartie (1920) and Hurengespräche (privately printed in 1921 under the pseudonym W. Pfeifer, with a false date of 1913). Zille was prosecuted for obscenity for his 1925 lithograph Modellpause in the periodical Simplicissimus, (depicting 8 models in various stages of undress). Die Landpartie, "a little humoresque", produced by ZIlle himself, demonstrates his eye for ordinary life and his erotic flair. Rosenbach identifies two issues in the first edition of 100 copies, issue A on white Werkdruckpapier, with lithographic limitation statement on the verso of the first leaf and a ruled square for numbering; and issue B (as here), on yellowish laid paper stock (auf gelblichem, geripptem Bütten), with a different formulation of the limitation statement, entirely in the artist's hand, concluding with these words: "Dieses Exemplar hat die Nummer 92 und is von mir koloriert, H. Zille". Rosenbach states that copies of issue A numbered higher than 58 are not known (with one exception, a copy of issue B numbered 20); other known copies of issue B are numbered 78 to 99. The present copy was sold at auction in 1954 and is noted by Rosenbach; since then it has been in an American private collection. Rare and unusual First edition, no. 92 of 100 numbered copies, signed in ink by the artist: "Dieses Exemplar hat die Nummer 92 und is von mir koloriert, H. Zille". Folio. 8 lithographic plates (containing 11 images and handwritten text), printed rectos only, colored by the artist. Manuscript statement of limitation on verso of title leaf. Drab wrappers, stitched. Some toning of paper stock, small marginal flaws, otherwise clean and fresh. Near fine. Oschilewski 12; Rosenbach, 109-116b (noting this copy). Provenance: Hauswedell Auktion 58 (1954), lot 2630; American private collection [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Night and Day

      London: Duckworth and Company,, 1920. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A stunning copy in the little tanned dust jacket with a short tear at one fold. First edition, second impression. One of a tiny handful of titles published as part of the "Covent Garden Library" a short-lived marketing ploy by Duckworth. As such, however, this issue, which eluded Kirkpatrick at least in detail, should by rights have a distinct bibliographical number under the entry for Night and Day. The number produced in this format must have been very low indeed and copies in this condition and in dust jacket are of the utmost scarcity. Rare.

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        THE FAK HONGS

      Mirabet C.1920 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. VALENCIA Tamaño del cartel: 133x194 El cartel está en excelente condición.

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        Peter written by F.B Meyer with ALS by F.B. Meyer

      - Fine F.B. Meyer letter. three page 1920 ALS entirely in Meyer's hand written to Lady Kinnaird. Lord and Lady Kinnaird were close, personal friends of Meyer's. Living in Scotland, he would often travel and stay at their estate while writing, even the preface of his Life and the Way Through It being dedicated to them. Lady Kinnaird was an ardent Christian philanthropist and founded the YWCA. In the letter, Lord Kinnaird seems to have lost his vision. Meyer writes very personally and closes with a hymn which he urges Lady Kinnaird to read to her husband on Meyer's behalf. The whole is tipped in to the ffep of a copy of Peter by Meyer, which is also inscribed to Lady Kinnaird by Meyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Singapore Photograph Album

      Personal photograph album containing 144 black and white photographs, 4 cards showing printed charcoal portraits of local people additionally 7 very small photographic images cut out in the shape of the image itself are dotted through the album in a light-hearted style. 22pp. Photograph corners hold most photos in place, many neatly, and sometimes humourously, captioned in white ink. Most photographs measure 6 x 8.5cm, a number 9.5 x 13.8cm and others 11.9 x 16.2cm; a single larger photograph shows the R.A.F. Yacht Club from the water (16.4 x 22.2cm). The album measures 27.5 x 37cm. Business card of H. Hussain, Singapore, manufacturer of Malacca Canes Walking Sticks laid down front pastedown. Upper cover of the leather bound album features a traditional Chinese scene in colour. Lower cover starting to detach, but the album, though worn with loss at corners and head and tail of spine, is still sound. A personal photograph album compiled by a former member of the RAF stationed at Seletar in Singapore who was also an active member of the Seletar Yacht Club. The album features a great many interesting scenes of the RAF base, the Yacht Club and other places the RAF servicemen would have visited during their leisure time - the Union Jack Club, the New World and Happy World cabaret and entertainment halls, all of which were popular venues for nightlife from the 1920's to 1960's, as well as images of the Tiger Beer headquarters. There are several group shots of the Yacht Club members which give a real feel for the attitudes and fashion of the time. These include a photograph with a trophy won in the Changi Regatta and one captioned "The Tuan Besars" (the great masters), as well as photos of the yachts in various parts of the Johore Straits, which was located adjacent to the Club, and members swimming and diving at the Club's swimming pool. The photographs of colonial life are contrasted with several photos of local people, including a Sikh policeman, Malay tradesmen, Indian cattle herders, trishaw pullers and fishermen. Two photos, captioned "Concrete Lizzies" show the so-called Samsui Women - women who left their homes in the Sanshui (meaning Three Waters) district of Canton Province to work as labourers on construction sites. As many as 2,000 are thought to have come and carried out this physically demanding work - a lifetime of hard labour just to send money home to their families. Most did not marry and lived in shared accommodation. Their trademark headdress was a red, or occasionally blue, square of starched material folded into a square hat - they chose red because it could be easily seen on the work site and therefore reduced the likelihood of accidents. Other photos show places such as the Causeway between Singapore and Johore, the Raffles Museum (now the National Museum of Singapore), Raffles Square, Change Alley (a flea market which has since been pulled down), the Fullerton Building which then housed the Post Office and is now a five star hotel, the Serangoon Road area with its then pineapple preserving factory - a common industry in those times, bumboats on the Singapore River (referred to as "junks" in the album), Chinese and Malay cemeteries, the Golden Sultan mosque, a Hindu and a Chinese temple, the Railway Station and a view from the sea of Collyer Quay where ferries would leave for the Indonesian islands. There are also scenes of life both in Singapore and in Johore, including rubber plantations, fishing from boats and near the shore, buffalos ploughing, an open-air street market, kampong (or village) scenes and a midwife's office. Other interesting scenes show vanishing trades such as the Chinese lantern maker, a coolie from Pungol (then a rural area in Singapore), a "malarial squad" armed with their cans of insecticide on their backs and an Indian dancing troupe. On the final pages of the album several photos of Balinese women have been included together with four black and white charcoal head and shoulder portraits by Konrad Fuller(?). The artist's signature is difficult to read but the place and date, Singapore, 1936 or 1937 is clear and printed on quality deckled edge card of local people. This album gives an insight not only into the life and society of RAF servicemen stationed in the Straits Settlements city of Singapore, but additionally gives a broader picture of the colonial society of "between the wars" Singapore. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        A Collection of Nine Photograph and Memorabilia Albums of American Circus Life and Performance

      (Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania). [circa 1920-1980]. Nine commercially produced quarto albums. A compelling collection of black and white and color photographs, including printed ephemera, documenting several traveling American circuses and star performers of the 20th Century. The collection contains over 3,000 photographs (housed in seven albums), and about 90 (8" x 10") promotional photographs and printed broadsides, of famous performers and troupes (housed in one album), including several photos signed by the performers; one binder features circus related clippings. The two earliest albums have some scattered short tears to the edges of the paper leaves and a few detached leaves, else overall a near fine collection of images. A remarkable and comprehensive, vernacular photo-documentary record of American circus life and performance. Further details available on request. .

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        Rachel: A Play in Three Acts

      Boston: Cornhill Company, 1920. Hardcover. Good. First Edition. Spine lettering worn off with some wear to the soft paper boards, otherwise a near very good copy of what is generally considered the first published and produced play by an African American woman. Uncommon.

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        A Brigade of the Old Army, 1914

      London: Edward Arnold,, 1920. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, and to the upper board within an attractive curvilinear panel, and varnished. With the dust jacket. One full-page map and folding map at the rear. Very good in slightly rubbed, soiled and chipped jacket. First edition, extremely uncommon, particularly so in the jacket. Brigade commander's history of 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division - 1st Warwicks; 2nd Seaforths; 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers; and 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers - from August-November 1914 including Le Cateau, the subsequent retreat, and the advance to the Aisne; "Though not published until after the War was over, General Haldane's narrative is virtually in its original form, as it was written at the front in the spring of 1915. These early records are invaluable, and contain an atmosphere that no subsequent historical research can replace" (Falls).

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        Japanese Fabric Books, Textile Kimono Books

      Osaka, Tokyo: Eyasu-Goshi-Kaisha, 1920 Textile books on dyed materials (cotton) lots of actual fabric samplesinside showing what the materials color would look like. I think thismight have been used by sales representatives for foreign sales orders.These books are a bit rare and date to when Japans chief exportrevenue was exporting fabric mainly silk but also cotton to the world.All three books are not actually dated ,but are approximately from the 1920's.These books are almost a hundred years old but the samples are mostlygood condition with a few exceptions. The books are 10 x 7 1/2 inches(25.5 x 19 cm). The covers have stains and one cover has an inch corner chip, the inside samples are all good, some stains in the margins.

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        Vintage Original Photograph Signed

      ("Earl Derr Biggers") in black fountain pen ink on 1/2 length shot wearing three-piece suit, silk tie and wire rim glasses. Photograph is by Marceau, Boston, with their logo in the lower margin and is on heavy stock; oval image with wide borders; 6" x 8"; very good, fresh. ca. 1920's Signed and inscribed: "To Chas. B. Welch with pleasant memories of Traveler days Earl Derr Biggers." Earl Derr Biggers (1884-1933), born August 24, 1884, Warren Ohio; died April 5, 1933, Pasadena, California; American author; created Chinese fictional detective Charlie Chan; first appeared in "House Without a Key" 1925. Several films were based on his characters.. Signed by Author(s). F. Soft cover.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        Stories from the Old Testament Retold.

      The Hogarth Press, Richmond, 1920 - Octavo. Original blue paper wrappers, white label lettered in black on front cover. Spine cracked but holding, edges of wrappers a little yellowed, overall a good copy. First edition, first impression, presentation copy with the author's inscription to someone with the same surname, i.e. "G[----]. Smith from the author". Woolmer notes that this is apparently bound by the Woolfs, as the wrappers appear in a number of differing colours and designs; this copy matches Woolmer's description of it. The number of copies printed is not known, although 439 copies were sold by the end of August 1923, and it was out of print in 1925, suggesting that the print-run was a small one. Woolmer 11. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Red-Headed Outfield and Other Baseball Stories

      Grosset & Dunlap, Inc. 1920 - New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920. A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket. SIGNED by Grey on a slip attached to the front free endpaper. Previous owner's name also inscribed on the front free endpaper. Board edges have moderate rubbing, with a small amount of fraying at the spine ends. The dust jacket has fairly significant chipping at the corners and spine ends; slight soiling overall. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        VOTERS ATTENTION! What Philadelphians will vote for on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1920

      Philadelphia: Women's League for Good Government[and] Philadelphia League of Women Voters, 1920. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good+. 4p octavo. 11 x 8.5 inches folds to 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Very minor soft wrinles at center and 1/2" angled tear on top of page 3 not even close to text. Very good+ condition. Caption title. "VOTERS ATTENTION! What Philadelphians will vote for on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1920" P. [4] "Published for the information of women voters"-- Women's League for Good Government (Philadelphia, Pa.) Philadelphia League of Women Voters (Pa.) Civic Club of Philadelphia, Pa. Rare. We could only locate one copy in USA institutions During the beginning of the twentieth century, as women's suffrage gained in popularity, suffragists were subject to arrests and many were jailed. Finally, President Woodrow Wilson urged Congress to pass what became, when it was ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment which prohibited state and federal agencies from gender-based restrictions on voting.

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        DIBUJOS ORIGINALES DE MAESTROS ESPAÑOLES. 150 apuntes y estudios de artistas del siglo XVI hasta el siglo XIX escogidos y publicados por August L. Mayer.

      - Hispanic Society of America in New York - Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann, Nueva York, 1920, 40x52, 2 volúmenes con 19 págs. de texto y 150 láminas con los dibujos montados sobre las hojas en papel muy grueso. Falto de7 láminas en vol I (núms. 1,4,10,57,60,70 y 71). Presentadas en rama en 2 vols. en holandesa lomo tela editorial. Texto y láminas en papel de tina. Magnífica obra. (51960).

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        Letzte Lockerung.

      Hannover, Paul Steegemann, (1920).. manifest dada. OBrosch. (minimal angestaubt). 45 SS., 1 Bl.. Erste Ausgabe. - Die Silbergäule 62.-64. Band. - Die literarische Erstveröffentlichung des Dadaisten. - Dada-Kat.-Bln. 294 mit Abb. Dada-Kat.-Ffm. 3/69. Meyer 39. Raabe, Bücher 275.2. Raabe, Zeitschriften 163.62-64. Steegemann-Kat.-Hannover 39. Verkauf-J.² 53 mit Abb. - Vier Blätter in der Papierproduktion etwas gewellt, sonst tadellos erhalten, letzte zwei Blätter unaufgeschnitten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        [Widmungsexemplar] Gurrelieder. Führer von Alban Berg (Kleine Ausgabe)

      . Leipzig-Wien : Universal-Edition A.G., [1920]. - 45 S. + dreiseitiger Verlagzsanzeige. Frontisp. Portr. OU gering fleckig. Namenszug auf Umschlag.. Das Frontispiz Porträt mit einer dreiseitige eigenhändige Widmung von Schöenberg, mit Datum ("17/ III 1921") und Unterschrift. "Man soll das Werk nicht vor der Aufführung loben - oder doch?". Dazu: Programmanzeige der Gurrelieder in Amsterdam (19. und 20, März 1921) unter Leitung des Komponisten (Programm zweifach gefaltet).

      [Bookseller: Musikantiquariat Paul van Kuik]
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        South. The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition 1914-1917. Signed by Shackleton

      London: Heinemann. Very Good. 1920. Blue cloth. Blue cloth with bright silver ship's image and lettering to front; bright silver text to spine. Nick to spine (see image); alitle foxing to fore edge & half-title; bean-sized burn to lower right quadrant of pp. [i]-xiii (see image). The March 1920 printing. Color frontis., crisp color folding map at rear. A handsome copy with a bold inscription by the author.. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xiv], [376] pages; Signed by Author .

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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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        Vintage Original Sepia Photograph Signed ("Houdini")

      in blue fountain pen ink, a full head and shoulders portrait pose attired in a dark suit, high-collared white shirt, and stripped tie looking into the camera with a smile on his face [ca. 1920-25]. Rubberstamped on verso "From the Studious of Harry Houdidi, 278 W. 113th St. NewYork." 8" x 10". Rare and fresh. Signed and inscribed by Houdini: "To Miss Pearl Edsereon Best wishes Houdini." Houdini (1874-1926), born Ehrich Weiss/Erik Weisz in Budapest, he became America's most celebrated magician; known for escapes from bonds, many of which have not been duplicated; worked to improve quality and ethics of the industry.. Signed by Author(s). F. Soft cover.

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        Les plus beaux contes de KIPLING. Illustrated by 23 color pochoirs by kees van Dongen.

      One of the 30 copies in Shidzuoka paper, numbered from 21 to 50, of which our copy is n. 28, from a total edition of 300 copies. The book consist of three short stories by Rudyard Kipling, translated by Louis Fabulet and Robert d'Humières, illustrated with 23 pochoirs in color, of which 18 in full page, by Kees van Dongen, printed in color by l'Atelier Marty in Paris.Bounded in the original brown paper cover, preserved with original glassine, spine lightly worn. Inside: frontispiece and some pages still uncut, a slight split inside due to the fragility of the spine, no stains or discoloration, more pictures on request. In very Good ConditionsRef: Juffermans JB2, Monod n° 6553.

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        Ohne Titel - [Kuh].

      [Gugging], -, Ohne Jahr.. Ätzradierung auf Bütten, handkoloriert. ca 17 x 26,5 cm.. Nr. 8 von 100 Exemplaren, eighd. signiert in Platte und am Blatt. - Franz Kamlander (1920 - 1999) war sprach- und gehörlos und verständigte sich deshalb in einer eigenen Zeichensprache, die er aus selbsterfundenen Symbolen aufgebaut hatte. Kamlander arbeitete als Helfer auf dem elterlichen Bauernhof und kam im Alter von 37 Jahren in die Nervenklinik Gugging. Sein Hauptthema war die Darstellung von Tieren, wobei er am häufigsten Kühe zeichnete. Bei seinen Darstellungen handelte es sich nicht um naturgetreue Abbilder, sondern um farbige Eindrücke von Tieren. Da er Analphabet war, signiert er seine Arbeiten mit drei Schlangenlinien. Kamlander starb 1999 in Melk.

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        Original Holzschnitte von Franz Reinhardt München.

      [München], um 1920,. 41,7 x 29,7 cm (Mappe), 6 lose einliegende, als Passepartout gefaltete und ausgeschnittene Doppelbögen in einer vom Künstler selbst gestalteten Pappmappe zur Präsentation seiner Arbeiten, montiertes Titelschild (Originial-Holzschnitt) auf dem Vorderdeckel der schlichten Mappe, diese lichtrandig und bestossen, Blätter der Unterlage-Kartons und Passeparouts innen fleckig, Graphiken in einem guten Erhaltungszustand.. Die Mappe beinhaltet folgende graphische Arbeiten, alles Original-Holzschnitte: (1) "Badende II" als Handdruck auf dem Passepartout bezeichnet und signiert, Druck auf hauchdünnem Japanpapier - (2) "Am Brunnen" rückseitig bezeichnet als "In der Schwemme", als Handdruck bezeichnet und auf dem grünlichen Bütten-Papier signiert - (3) "Begegnung" Original-Handabzug auf Büttenpapier, signiert - (4) "Tage des Herbstes" Original-Handabzug auf Büpttenpapier, signiert. - (5) "Vor dem Dorfe", Original Handabzug auf Büttenpapier, signiert - (6) "Pferdebändiger" als Original-Handabzug auf Japanpapier, bezeichnet und signiert.

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