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        The Summons.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., [1920] - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and slightly faded, a few small marks to boards, hinges cracked. A very good copy in the rubbed and browned jacket. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Interesting content Jabotinsky ALS regarding <I>"Hebrew grammar"</I>

      Autograph letter signed "Z. Jabotinsky", in Hebrew, one page, octavo, August, 6, 1920, Jerusalem, Israel, addressed to a Mr. Gordon. "...Could you send me ASAP 'The Hebrew Grammar' (in Latin characters) that I gave you several months ago? I need the manuscript immediately. How are you, your father and sister feeling? Please don't think that I am angry, this is not so, and it will never be. Friendly greetings...". A copy of the book he is requesting, signed by Jabotinsky, is included. Fine.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        IN GREECE: JOURNEYS BY MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY. With a preface by Théophile Homolle; translated from the French by Charles Frederic Hardy.

      Éditions d'Art F. Boissonas, Geneva 1920 - Folio, iv, 5-133 pp., with 40 full-page photogravure plates with printed tissue guards, and numerous photogravures in text. Decorative borders and devices in color, printed on handmade paper. Printed wrappers, titled in gilt, with an orange inset medallion of Pegasus on the front cover. New spine applied, modest stain on rear wrapper and faint stain to top corner Over all certainly very good, with the photogravures beautifully rendered. Fred Boissonnas (1858 - 1946) was from an influential family of photographers, initially situated in Geneva. His accomplishments in photography enabled him to travel widely and often, and from these travels he produced several books, including works on Greece and Egypt. His Greek images totaled over 7000 photographs made with large format cameras, and are inclusive of historical architectural remains, and vistas and landscapes. In the early 20th century he founded the publishing firm of Boissonnas S.A., which produced several exquisite limited editions illustrated with hand-pulled photogravure plates, elegant design and letterpress of several color inks. In 1910 he made EN GRÈCE PAR MONTS ET PAR VAUX from his enormous archive of Greek negatives. That lavish large folio was limited to 230 numbered copies printed on handmade paper; in 1936 he also issued a second edition in a smaller folio format with a larger limitation. This is the first edition published in English, and has a limitation of 300 numbered copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Turnstones

      1920 - Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) was an American Impressionist artist, and a member of the Ten American Painters. He began his Studies at the school of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1879, under Otto Grundmann, and later studied at the Académie Julian in Paris. Upon return to America, he would become an instructor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 1888 Benson gained favorable attention in his first showing with the Society of American Artist in New York, with a piece that suggested the influence of academic Realism rather than Impressionism. By the early 1890s he began using his family as subjects; Benson later recalled having realized at the time that ¿design¿ was the most important component of painting. Consequently, works of the period provided evidence of a greater interest in patterns, silhouette, and abstract design. Late in his career, Frank Benson returned his boyhood interest in ornithological illustration. Following the 1913 Amory Show, Benson quietly moved to revolutionize the field of American sporting art. His rendering of wildlife, hunting, fishing, and camping infused the field with heightened artistic sensitivity, and reinvigorated a tradition- burdened field. Historical accounts indicate that Benson¿s teenage bird studies were extremely realistic. We can infer that they were similar to works by Alexander Pope (American, 1849-1924) and Louis Agassiz Fuertes (American, 1874-1927). Those painters concentrated on painting objects with precision. Each blue jay painted by Fuertes had exactly the same color tones and patterns. This is realism in the sense that twelve jays in a cage look precisely the same. In contrast, Benson¿s artistic training brought him to realize that a viewer¿s experience of a jay¿s appearance varies with the tint of light cast by the sky, whether the jay is front lit or back lit, and the background. Furthermore, Benson realized that we did not perceive the precise feather pattern of a bird at a distance of 20 feet. Benson had learned that our eyes perceive light, not objects, and he introduced that realization into the sporting art field. Other artists such as Roland Clark, A. L. Ripley, and Richard Bishop quickly followed his lead. In 1915 he first exhibited etchings of wild fowl, to popular acclaim. After 1920 Benson turned increasingly to the depiction of landscapes featuring wild life, an outgrowth of his interest in hunting and fishing, from then on producing a steady and profitable output of etchings and watercolors in this vein. At the request of fellow artist and conservationist Jay Norwood ¿Ding¿ Darling, Benson designed the second Federal Duck Stamp on 1935. Etching, 11 1/2 x 16 inches

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        TIFFANY AND CO. ORIGINAL PRINT OF THE MAYFLOWER COMPACT, ALONG WITH A COPY OF "THE PILGRIMS OF PLYMOUTH" Provenance: Mayflower Descendent

      Tiffany & Co. ; Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1920 & 1921. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Two related items that were acquired from the same estate. 1) Very scarce Tiffany and Co. Original print of "The Compact" (Mayflower) ; 2) along with a signed copy of "The Pilgrims of Plymouth" signed by the author Henry Cabot Lodge. "The Compact" was printed in 1920 for the Three Hundredth Anniversary of the signed of The Compact. It was created by Tiffany and Co. With Arts & Crafts leaf boarder. This original print had been framed (no longer framed) and therefore is in pristine condition. It is dry mounted on acid free foam backing with attractive green matting. Also included is a book "The Pilgrims of Plymouth" limited to 575 copies and signed by the author. This book is "an address at Plymouth, Massachusetts on the three hundredth anniversary of their landing, December 21, 1920". Halfl black cloth cover over grey boards has wear to corners and caps. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean and appear unread. Dust jacket is tattered at edges with a chip at the spine area and is protected by a clear Brodart cover. These two items came from the estate of Jane Schotland, of Tucson. In an article found on AmericanAncestors, titled "Unmasking Hannah Stover, Schotland traces her ancestry back to The Mayflower. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Marguerite.

      André Coq, Paris 1920 - FRANCE Anatole - SIMEON.Marguerite.Paris chez André Coq. 1920.In-4 demi chagrin noir. Titre argent et rouge sur dos lisse. Date en queue.Couverture conservée.Reliure moderne des Ateliers Rameau à Marseille.Ex-libris japonisant au tampon en page de garde.Exemplaire à grandes marges conservées.65 pages.Ouvrage orné de 35 Bois originaux de Siméon.Exempalire n° XII, écrit à la main et signé A. Coq. Un des 30 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial avec une Suite des Bois sur Chine.La Suite de Bois originaux déssinés et gravés par Siméon est à part réunie dans une couverture rempliée. modernes Illustrés

      [Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET]
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        Festspiele am Domplatz zu Salzburg veranstaltet von der Salzburger Festspielhaus-Gemeinde - "Jedermann" ein Spiel vom Sterben des reichen Mannes erneuert von Hugo Hofmannsthal, Musik von Einar Nilson. Regie: Max Reinhardt. Musikalische Leitung: Bernhard Paumgartner. Mitwirkende: Die Damen Anna Bahr-Mildenburg, Tini Sender, Johanna Terwin, Helene Thimig, Frida Richard und die Herren Alexander Moissi, Werner Krauß, Raoul Lange, Wilhelm Dieterle, Fritz Richard, Emil Rameaux und Otto König . Für die Festaufführungen werden von den Bezirkämtern Reichenhall und Berchtesgaden ausnahmsweise Grenzübertrittscheine ausgestellt, die zum Grenzübertritt auf der Strecke Reichenhall - Freilassing - Salzburg berechtigen.

      -,, Salzburg, 1920 - Salzburg, -, 1920. OPlakat [?, ca. 30,2 x 138 cm]. Jaklitsch III 1. - Gelocht, gefaltet, hds. Datierung an oberen Kante, unfachmännisches Anbringen eines Klebefilms an unteren Kante, Gbrsp. - Wohl ein Anschlagszettel. Deutsch OPlakat [?, ca. 30,2 x 138 cm].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Der deutsche Roman des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts Mielke ; Homann

      Reissner 1920 Dresden. XVI,S. 8 Zustand:Ränder etwas bestossen, sonst einwandfrei,.

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbuchhandlung Giesecke]
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        Bordell. 10 Radietungen.

      Sin Lugar, Ni Año (Hacia 1920) - Colección de 10 aguafuertes originales, firmados a mano por el autor. Size: 18 x 15 Cm. Con Carpeta 28 x 20 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Autograph Letter Signed

      ("Arthur Burdett Frost") 1 page, 11" x 8 1/2", October 31, 1920, 529 S. Madison Ave., Pasadena, California. Letter to Mrs. Carolyn Wells Haughton, 1 West 67th Street, New York City. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope addressed in Frost's hand, with pencil notations to both sides in another hand. Fine.Frost writes from his winter residence in Pasadena, answering questions regarding some of his books, payment received for his drawings and comments of Walt Whitman.In part: "...No, I never made a drawing of Walt Whitman. I wish I had. I regard him as a humbug, a poser, a self advertiser..."Frost (1851-1928) was an American artist and cartoonist who has illustrated Lewis Carroll's "Rhyme and Reason," "A Tangled Tale" and Uncle Remus works by Joel Chandler Harris.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        Poésies 1917-1920

      Paris: Editions de la Sirène, 1920. Prima edizione di 1032 es. numerati. Bella rilegatura non editoriale in mezza tela e carta marmorizzata ai piatti (rebound half-cloth and marbled paper). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Dedica e firma autografe del poeta romeno Stefan Augustin Doinas ad un importante poeta italiano (Inscribed and signed by the Romenian poet Stefan Augustin Doinas to an eminent Italian poet). Uno degli esemplari su carta Alfa vergata d&#39;Ecosse (n. 988) [Galati, 1980]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Archive of Original Advertising, Poster, Graphic, and (Some) Typographic Designs

      [mostly 1920s-1930s], [Berlin and Charlottenburg] - Custom linen box, gilt-stamped lettering ("Werbeentwürfe - E. Teschemacher") in brown leather label affixed to front board; about 16 x 20 inches; contains mock-ups, preliminary and finished illustrations and designs for houses, advertisements, bookplates, letterheads, calendars, announcements, and more -- even hand-painted decorative motifs in Art Nouveau-style. Various sizes, on paper, heavy cardstock, and onionskin; and in ink, pencil, or full-color painting. Some duplicates, but well over 100 distinct designs. Highlights include full-color paintings for Tiergarten Nuremberg (a tiger's face), Aerozon Fabrik, women's swimwear; and ink drawings for Minimax ("Das Schönste Geschenk!"), Moton (a pesticide), Rapsch, Kriegsbund der Offizierfrauen. Numerous pencil drawings range from hastily brain-stormed sketches, to typographic experiments, and detailed streetscapes and scenes. Some projects are available from start to finish -- a pencil sketch, turned presentation in ink, and the final printed product. Erich Teschemacher was an architect, painter, poster artist, and graphic designer, educated at Unterrichtsanstalt des Kunstgewerbemuseums in Berlin. He was married to the commercial artist Marga Renner, and echoes of her resonate in this collection as well: a notebook of 10 embroidery designs in pencil and color, and two different exhibition announcments for a show of modern residential interiors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        A MAID FROM MARS

      Printed by Oscar Blackford, Truro, Cornwall 1920 - Derrick, Katherine Ross. A MAID FROM MARS. Truro, Cornwall: Printed by Oscar Blackford. N.d. c. 1921. First edition. 12mo., 48pp., sandy colored stiff wrappers with illustrated upper cover. Undated but references to "wireless", "aero-plane", "flying machine" & "the war" suggests about 1920. The story of a maid from mars who comes to earth [Cornwall] in human form, learns the language in a few months, attempts to share here Martian culture & spirit & who in the ends thinks mankind unready & splits. The earliest piece written about Mars by a woman & in a context which might be called loosely "feminist". Rare. To our knowledge no other copy has ever been offered. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Etes-vous fous ?

      1920 - Paris, Gallimard, 1920. Broché, in-quarto, 216pp. Dos insolé. EDITION ORIGINALE, un des 109 premiers exemplaires reimposés au format in-quarto tellière.Recherché dans ce tirage.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        The Economics of Inflation: A Study of Currency Depreciation in Post-War Germany 1914-1923: Sir Halley Stewart Publications IV

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Hardcover. 464 pages. Index. "In the analysis of the causes and effects of the depreciation of the German mark I have used, besides German official publications and economic articles in some of the leading newspapers... personal observations made during a long stay in Germany from 1920 to 1929, first as a member of Berlin staff of the Reparations Commission; than as head of the German Exports Control, which was instituted in 1921 by the Committee of Guarantees; and lastly as economic advisor to the Agent-General of Reparations." - from Preface to the English Edition. Usual library markings, some stroked out in black. Front hinge starting. Back hinge almost open. Above-average wear. A worthy reference copy of this important work, particularly in light of current inflation prospects in the United States. . Fair. 1953. Second English Impression.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        Robe du soir de chez Marie-Louise Barclay.

      Paris, La Girlande 1920 (ca.) - Bemerkenswert schöne und seltene Modegrafik aus dem Modemagazin 'La Guirlande', einem der berühmtesten Pariser Mode-Publikationen; die Publikation dieses Modemagazins erschien nur zwischen 1919-20 und wurde lediglich in kleiner Auflage gedruckt. Im Druck signiert 'Brunellechi' und mehrfarbig unter Verwendung von Gold und Silber im Pochoirdruckverfahren hergestellt. Auf starkem glatten Papier. - This is a genuine over 80 year old, signed and hand coloured pochoir print from 'La Guirlande', one of the most exclusive of the Paris fashion publications (edition size 800). Guirlande pochoirs are extremely rare as this exclusive fashion publication was produced in 1919 and 1920 only. (See also Barbier, Bonnotte). A typically lush and lavish Brunelleschi image on heavy paper with stunning colouration. - Sauber/clean copy resp. very good condition Siebdruck [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED AND DATED IN THE HAND OF SCIENCE FICTION MASTER H. G. WELLS

      Dunmow, Sept. 8, 1920. A fine autograph letter from H.G. Wells signed. Written in ink on stationary printed &#147;Easton Glebe, Dunmow&#148;. Presented with a portrait of the author from a photograph. 21.5 x 17 cm, presented together with the 14 by 10 centimeter portrait and handsomely matted framed and glazed. Extremely well preserved and handsomely presented. A FINE ONE PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER WITH A BOLD SIGNATURE IN THE HAND OF H.G. WELLS, one of the greatest masters of science fiction and most popular turn-of-the-century authors.<br> In the letter Wells excuses himself from participation in a review as his time is fully occupied, he then expresses a desire to hear from the recipient as the &#147;scheme develops&#148;. His signature, &#147;Very Sincerely H. G. Wells&#148; is bold and flourished.<br> Though best remembered for his classic science fiction novels such as THE TIME MACHINE, Well&#146;s was a truly multifaceted writer. He wrote additionally humorous novels of modern morals that were extremely popular in their time. He also wrote serious scientific reviews and sociological and historical papers that remain highly regarded. He was highly involved in politics and is remembered as being somewhat of a ladies man.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Proof etching: Three ducks descending from the left onto open water, two others visible in the distance above the marsh

      New York, aug 19th, 1920. Proof impression. 2 x 4-1/4 inches on a larger sheet (3-3/4 x 10 inches). Single leaf folded. Drypoint etching signed by the artist in pencil lower right. With 2 pp. autograph note (16 lines) from the artist on the conjugate. Some minor paper flaws at margins (one trace of adhesion), small wrinkle. Fine. Ordeman, To Keep a Tryst with the Dawn, p. 104 . Fine early Clark image, prepared by the artist as a token of thanks to early supporters, addressed to "Walter R-- Esq, 23 Beaver St., N.Y., N.Y. My dear Mr. R--, won't you accept this little proof with my best wishes. I have been more than pleased with the success of my prints during the past six months & I should like all who have contributed to that success to be reminded in this small way of my appreciation, Sincerely yours, Roland H. Clark N.Y. Aug. 17th [19]20" The size of this proof corresponds to Three Broadbills, published in 1920 in an edition of 30, from the list in Roland Clark's Etchings (1938) and in Ordeman

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La Science amusante: Première, Deuxième et Troisième Séries.

      Paris: Larousse, sd (ca1920) - 3 volumes in-8; T.I: 58ème édition; T.II: 19ème édition; T. III:16ème édition; Première série: 100 Expériences: 246p., [2p. Publicité], portrait de l"auteur et 115 gravures de Payet. Deuxième série: Cent nouvelles expériences: 256p., 150 gravures. Troisième série: 100 nouvelles expériences: 255p., 118 gravures. Cartonnages rouges d"éditeur illustrés et décorés en noir et or sur les plats et au dos. Le premier plat du deuxième volume est signé Paul Souze. Petit accroc sur qq mm à un mors du second volume, deux cahiers déboîtés au troisième volume, autrement un très bon ensemble. Tom Tit est le pseudonyme de l"auteur français Arthur Good (1853-1928), ingénieur des Arts et Métiers et rédacteur de la rubrique "La Science amusante" dans "L"Illustration". Utilisant des objets du quotidien, ustensiles de cuisine, bouchons, allumettes, chaise, ficelle, ou un oeuf, l"auteur construit des expériences qui sont tantôt des jeux, tantôt de véritables initiations à la physique. Les illustrations, de Louis Poyet (1846-1913) qui travaillait avec Good pour la revue "Nature", sont remarquables de clarté et de précision. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        FAIRYTALE GEMS

      - FAIRY TALES. (HARBOUR,JENNIE) FAIRYTALE GEMS. [London]: Tuck, no date, circa 1920. 16mo (3.5 x 4.5"), bound accordion style. Some wear to paper at a few folds and slight cover rubbing else VG. Featuring 9 beautiful full page color illustrations by Harbour (rich colors) for Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Snow White, Beauty and Beast, Sleeping Beauty and others, the text for which is done in verse by Hilda Hart. Very beautiful and scarce.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Rathauskeller der Stadt Bozen: Südtirol.

      Lorenz Fränzl, graph. Verlags-Anstalt, Bozen. 1920 - Grande manifesto a colori e oro del famoso artista tirolese Stolz Albert (1875-1947) che rappresenta un putto in piedi su una botte che spreme in un grande calice una picca d&#146;uva. In secondo piano scorcio cittadino sullo sfondo delle Dolomiti. Alla fascia inferiore stemma della città e titoli. Si vende in cornice. Formato: 80x110 cm. Buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Jahrbuch der Jungen Kunst 1920.

      Leipzig, Verlag von Klinkhardt & Biermann 1920.. 4°. XI, 348 S. mit 8 Originalgrafiken, einer Faksimilebeilage von Wilhelm Morgner und vielen s/w.Abbildungen. Illustrierter Originalpappband nach einem Entwurf von Max Pechstein.. Originalausgabe. - Mit den Originalarbeiten von Max Pechstein, Franz Nitzsche, Max Burchartz, E.Adam Weber, Wilhelm Morgner, Josef Eberz, Lyonel Feininger, Erich Waske. - Mit wichtigen und zum Teil umfrangreichen Beiträgen von Theodor Däubler "Chagall", Adolf Behne "Paul Gösch", P.F.Schmidt "Max Beckmann", W.R.Valentiner "Karl Schmidt-Rottluff", Will Frieg "Wilhelm Morgner", H.v.Weddeerkop "Paul Klee", Georg Biermann "Heinrich Campendonk, Paul Fechter "Das graphische Werk Max Pechsteins u.v.a. - Der schöne Pappband wie fast immer an den Rückenkanten gebrochen und mit Fehlstelle am oberen Kapital (ca. 6 cm). Die Grafiken wohlerhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Flappers and Philosophers

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons. 1920. First. First edition. Neat owner&#39;s name dated in 1920, a nice, solid very good copy with the spine lettering rubbed, but readable, lacking the rare dustwrapper. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Tanks in the Great War, 1914-1918

      London: John Murray, 1920. Beautifully bound in three-quarter morocco by Maltby&#39;s of Oxford. One of the seminal items on the theory of tank warfare. Both J.F.C. Fuller and Liddell-Hart were in the forefront of the theory of tanks in warfare. Some pencil marks else a very good copy with all plates and maps present as noted in list of illustrations including the large folding map in rear in place. Very scarce in such nice condition. First Edition. Ocatvo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Grenadier Guards in the Great War of 1914&#150;1918

      London, Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1920. 3 volumes, octavo. Handsome contemporary emerald green full straight-grained morocco by V.A. Brown of Tonbridge, double gilt fillet panels to the boards, raised bands to the spine, gilt in compartments, inner gilt dentelles, top edge gilt others uncut. Tissue-guarded photogravure portrait frontispiece to each and 11 other similar portraits in all, 2 half-tone plates, a total of 25 maps, 9 of them folding, 2 to text, the remainder full-page. Ownership inscriptions of "[Captain Constantine Evelyn] Benson, Burgh House" to the front free endpapers. Some light foxing, photogravures a little browned, as usual, but overall very good, some careful restoration to the lower corner of the upper board of Volume III, almost imperceptible darkened streak to upper board of Volume I, remains highly attractive. First Edition. "This finely-produced history of the most famous of British regiments is written with dignity and good taste" (Falls). A director of Lloyd&#39;s Bank, C. E. Benson purchased Burgh House in 1925 and occupied it until 1933 when it was taken over by Captain George Bembridge and his wife Elsie, Rudyard Kipling&#39;s daughter.

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        The Sleeping Beauty

      London: William Heinemann,, [1920]. Told by C. S. Evans and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. Original pictorial boards in black, pink and white, pink cloth backstrip, titles to spine in black, plain endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and illustrated title page in black, green and pink, tipped-in colour plate and silhouette illustrations throughout by Arthur Rackham. Small crease to fore edge of front board, edges of text block foxed, half title and end leaves lightly toned and foxed. A very good copy in the lightly edge-chipped jacket with a slightly toned spine panel and a faint crease across the front and rear panels. First Rackham edition, first impression, in variant binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sefer Tiferet Yedidya

      Moinester Printing Co., 1318 Carr St., St. Louis, MO. 1920 - Small, attractive rubber stamp impression in Hebrew in puprple ink attesting that this book was once owned by the great Rabbi Eliyahu Mordechai b. Finkelstein. 178, [1] pp. (two cols. Per page). Includes: preface (27 Aug. 1919) (pp. 5-8); summary of contents (pp. 157-68); list of subscribers (pp. 169-78); errata (p. [1]). This volume contains response on the "Even ha-Ezer" section of the Shulhan Arukh. Shochet issued them between 12 June 1905 and 12 Feb. 1920 while serving as a rabbi in England, Kansas City (MO), Louisville and Chicago. Most deal with matters of divorce. Some were issued in response to conditions in the various communities in which he served. Others are addressed to Russian, German, British, Belgian and American rabbis. Among the American correspondents are R. Zevi Hirsch Grodzinsky of Omah, R. Dov Baer [Bernard] Abramowitz of St. Louis, R. Joseph Zechariah Rosenfeld of St. Louis, R. Robias Geffen of Atlanta and R. Mordekhai Solomon Siber of Minneapolis. Shochet was born in Old Zagare, Kovno Province, in 1860. He served as rabbi for 14 years in a number of Russian communities before immigrating to Hull, England in 1905. After serving as a rabbi there for one year, he proceeded to America and occupied pulpits in Perth Amboy (NJ), Kansas City (MO), Louisville and finally, in 1916, Chicago. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        PEN DRAWING AND PEN DRAUGHTSMEN, Their Work and Their Methods: A Study of the Art Today with Technical Suggestions.

      The Macmillan Company., New York 1920 - Lg. 4to. (2),xxxviii,432pp. Index. Illus. with 10 photogravure plates and 407 text drawings. The special deluxe edition limited to 250 signed and numbered copies, this being one of 150 which contain an original signed pen & ink drawing by Pennell ti pped in. Orig. brown morocco, gilt, over gilt stamped brown boards. Unopened. Housed in publisher's cardboard folding case, paper labels on spine and front cover (extremities of the case worn). The fine original drawing in this copy is 5" x 7" and titled "The Road to Newlands.". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Battaglie

      Milano: Facchi, 1920. Prima edizione (First Edition). broch. Dorso con lievi abrasioni. Copertina restaurata (Minor damage to spine and covers)/Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Articoli e manifesti scritti tra il 1911 e il 1918

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        This Side of Paradise.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to upper board blind stamped, titles to spine gilt. Ownership name to front free endpaper, small nick to head of spine otherwise a bright fresh copy. First Edition, First Printing of the author's landmark first novel. With this novel Fitzgerald more or less invented the roaring 20s or at least positioned Zelda and himself at its very core. It was an instant success, running to a number of printings in the first year. Bruccoli A5.1.a [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        One Man's Initiation-1917

      George Allen & Unwin, London 1920 - 128 pages. First English edition, first printing. Inscribed by Dos Passos on the first sheet. His first book. One of 750 copies printed. "d" broken & word "flat" obliterated on page 35, line 32. Fine book with a trace of off setting to the end papers from the jacket flap in a fine dust jacket with it's only flaw a hint of tonening to the spine. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        South

      London: William Heinemann,, 1920. The Story of Shackleton&#39;s Last Expedition 1914&#150;1917. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in silver, large block of Endurance stuck in the ice to front board in silver, publisher&#39;s device to rear board in blind, top edge dark blue. With a small collection of articles relating to Shackleton, and a photographic postcard loosely inserted. Colour frontispiece and 87 half-tone plates, folding map at the rear. Some rubbing to the tips and spine ends, small square of paper pasted to the front free endpaper below inscription, occasional very minor foxing. An excellent copy. First edition, fourth impression of Shackleton&#39;s account of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (issued four months after the first impression). Inscribed on the front free endpaper by Shackleton: "To G. W. A. Hutchison with grateful thanks for kindnesses. From Ernest Shackleton. January 1921." At this time he was on the lecture circuit, and began planning what would eventually become the Shackleton&#150;Rowett Expedition, on which he faced his untimely death just barely a year later. The leaflet for his memorial fund is loosely laid in. This is a lovely copy of Shackleton&#39;s account of the infamous Endurance Expedition. In 1914, Shackleton and a 28-man crew had set out on the Endurance in the hope to be the first to cross the Antarctic continent &#150; an 1800 miles journey, sea to sea. However, in January 1915, due to exceptionally cold and icy conditions, the Endurance was trapped in ice. Ten months later, the pressure of the ice crushed the ship which sank, leaving Shackleton stranded some 1,600 km from any human activity. "Shackleton now showed his supreme qualities of leadership. With five companions he made a voyage of 800 miles in a 22-foot boat through some of the stormiest seas in the world, crossed the unknown lofty interior of South Georgia, and reached a Norwegian whaling station on the north coast. After three attempts, Shackleton succeeded (30 August 1916) in rescuing the rest of the Endurance party and bringing them to South America" (ODNB). Amazingly, all members of the Endurance party survived the ordeal.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        South. The Story of Shackleton&#146;s Last Expedition 1914-1917. Signed by Shackleton.

      Heinemann, London 1920 - 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 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc., FABA]
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        SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton&#39;s Last Expedition 1914-1917

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1920. First American Edition. With a color frontispiece, 87 illustrations from photos and drawings, and a folding map at the rear. Tall 8vo, original ribbed green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and cover. xxi, 380 including index. An unusually bright and fine copy, the green cloth unfaded and fresh, the text fine indeed. ONE OF THE GREATEST BOOKS IN THE SOUTH POLAR OEUVRE. THIS IS ONE OF THE GREATEST EPICS IN THE HISTORY OF ANTARCTIC TRAVEL AND ONE OF THE MOST HARROWING TALES EVER PENNED OF RESCUE AND HUMAN TRIUMPH. SOUTH is the story of Shackleton&#39;s failed attempt, after learning of Amundsen&#39;s attainment of the South Pole, to be the first to cross the last continent from sea to sea. The first editions of this book have truly become quite scarce and are rarely found in as nice condition as seen here.<br> &#147;The story of our attempt is the subject for the following pages, and I think that though failure in the actual accomplishment must be recorded, there are chapters in this book of high adventure, strenuous days, lonely nights, unique experiences, and above all, records of unflinching determination, supreme loyalty, and generous self-sacrifice on the part of my men which, even in these days that have witnessed the sacrifices of nations and regardlessness of self on the part of individuals, still will be of interest to readers who now turn gladly from the red horror of war and the strain of the last five years to read, perhaps with more understanding minds, the tale of the White Warfare of the South. The struggles, the disappointments, and the endurance of this small party of Britishers, hidden away for nearly two years in the fastnesses of the Polar ice, striving to carry out the ordained task and ignorant of the crises through which the world was passing, make a story which is unique in the history of Antarctic exploration.&#148; - Shackleton from the Preface.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Die Novelle mit 10 Steinzeichnungen von Carl Rabus.

      Mchn., Hesperos Verlag, (1920).. 26 x 20 cm. 39 S. Mit 10 Lithographien von Carl Rabus. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rtit.. Rodenberg 402. - Nr. 189 von 500 numerierten und vom Illustrator im Druckvermerk signierten Exemplaren. - 5. Hesperos-Druck. Von der Offizin der Mandruck GmbH in München gedruckt. - Einband minimal berieben.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        THE SLEEPING BEAUTY. Told by C. S. Evans.

      William Heinemann. London. 1920 - FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Large 8vo. (10.1 x 7.5 inches). Colour silhouette frontis and 3 colour double page silhouette plates. Tipped in colour plate and 49 black and white silhouette drawings, 8 of them full page. Green and white Illustrated endpapers by Rackham. Neat previous owners three line inscription to the front free endpaper but generally a tight and fresh copy in the publishers red cloth spine with black lettering and decoration. Boards illustrated and lettered in red and black. In the original brown paper dustwrapper which is illustrated and lettered in black. Closed tear to the bottom of the front panel. Some minor chipping to the edges, the spine a little toned and some minor abrasions to the edges but overall a near fine, bright and tight copy of this beautiful book in a very good dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Mystery of Easter Island: The Story of an Expedition

      London Sifton Praed & Co 1920. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Previous owner's details on paste-down Second Edition Green hardback cloth cover with gilt lettering and motif 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xxiv, 404pp. 134 b/w illustrations and 11 maps/plans (some folding.).

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Über die Serienspektra der Elemente. Mit einer Abbildung.

      - Sonderabdruck aus der Zeitschrift für Physik 2. Band 5. Heft (Eingegangen am 21. Juli 1920). Druck von Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn in Braunschweig 1920. pp. 423-469. Orig. printed cover. Spine a bit worn and the front cover with two smaller tears. * With a printed inscription on the front wrapper: 'Überreicht vom Verfasser'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Taft the Magician.

      Farbige Lithographie. Berlin, Kunstanstalt Krüger & Co, ohne Jahr (ca. 1920).. Ca. 95 x 36 cm (Blattformat).. Das Plakat zeigt oberhalb des Textes verschiedene Zauberkunststücke, darunter auch eine schwebende Jungfrau, die der Zauberer mit dem Schwert zu treffen scheint. Oben links ein großes Bildnis des Magiers. Am linken, weißen Rand gering knittrig. Schönes Exemplar des seltenen Plakats.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht]
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        Perugia. Via dei Priori (1920).

      1920 - Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 357 x 267 (inc.), mm. 372 x 282 (las.). II° stato: in basso a sinistra, sul muro della casa in primo piano: "BDISERTORI". Con alcuni interventi a bulino, con firma autografa a penna dell&#146;artista. La tiratura globale programmata da Disertori per questa lastra doveva essere di 50 esemplari con certezza ne sono stati stampati almeno 16. Il nostro esemplare non è numerato. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Benvenuto Disertori" di Paolo Bellini e Alessia Alberti, scheda n. 40 p. 54. Formato: Acquaforte e bulino, mm. 357x267 (inc.), mm. 372x282 (las.). Buono.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Development

      New York: Macmillan. 1920. First. First American edition. Preface by Amy Lowell. Fine in a modestly age-toned, else near fine dustwrapper with tiny nicks at the spine ends. Author&#39;s name misspelled on the jacket as "Bryther." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original Lithographed Portrait of General Leonard Wood

      N.p. [n.d. but ca.1920's], N.p. - A stately portrait of General Leonard Wood (1860-1927), a physician who, among his many accomplishments, served as the United States Army's Chief of Staff, Military Governor of Cuba, and Governor General of the Philippines. A celebrated military figure who fought in the final battle against Apache leader Geronimo, and helped organize the "Rough Riders" with Theodore Roosevelt. A truly uncommon item by Boardman Robinson, who is best known for his political cartoons and illustrations for the socialist monthly The Masses, as well as the Liberator and New Masses. The lithograph has no statement of limitation, and we find no published example of this image, nor any record in OCLC. Original lithograph featuring a bust portrait of General Leonard Wood, signed in pencil by Wood and artist Boardman Robinson. On off-white stock measuring 49cm x 65cm (19.25" x 25.5"), professionally hinged and matted. A few short closed edge tears (not extending into image), with faint creases; Very Good-Near Fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        HISTORY OF "BILLY THE KID." THE TRUE LIFE OF THE MOST DARING YOUNG OUTLAW OF THE AGE

      [Santa Fe. 1920].. 142,[1]pp. 12mo. Original printed pictorial wrappers bound into modern paneled morocco. Near fine. "This rare little book further strengthened some of the legends about the Kid which by the time were so well established. The author repeats the many legends about the Kid&#39;s early life that were created by Ash Upshon and follows the Garrett book very closely, even to the misspelled proper names" - Adams. HOWES S516, "aa." DYKES 79. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 2028.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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