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      Robert Riviere and Son Ltd. London.,circa1920's. - THREE VOLUMES. 8vo.(7 x 4.5 inches). Portrait frontis in each volume. Finely bound by Riviere & son in early half blue calf, the spines with raised bands, each decorated with gilt piping. Compartments lettered, ruled and fully tooled in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Spines all lightly and uniformly faded but overall a lovely, attractively bound set.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The War Poems (in Good Jacket)

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

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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      Librairie Générale de l'Architecture & des Arts décoratifs, Ch. Massin, Paris, - Important recueil orné de 225 planches hors texte numérotées, reproduisant les planches originales de Blondel, tirées de ses trois ouvrages : Le livre nouveau, ou Règles des cinq ordres d'architecture, Cours d'architecture et De la distribution des maisons de plaisance DECORATION EXTERIEURES & INTERIEURES des XVII° & XVIII° siècles Par J.-F. BLONDEL Monuments - décoration des appartements - boiseries & plafonds - mobilier - ferronnerie - jardins - etc . Grand Ouvrage port-folio à lacets (45 cm x 31 cm) reliure éditeur toile vieux rose, cartonnage percaline vieux rose, pièce de titre au centre du premier plat, 19 pages de présentation et de description des planches, suivies de 225 planches de décorations, édité par la Librairie Générale de l'Architecture & des Arts décoratifs, Ch. Massin, Paris, (sans date - vers 1920) Extraits : titres et vignettes - Ordres d'Architecture (les cinq ordres - ordre Toscan - ordre dorique - ordre composite - etc .) - décoration extérieure (monuments publics, ensembles et détails - Hôtels et Maisons de Paris - châteaux des environs de Paris - Palais, Châteaux, portes, fontaines - détails de décorations extérieure : clefs et agrafes - consoles, amortissements, frontons, moulures, etc .) -décoration intérieure (escaliers, vestibules, antichambres - salles de bains, chapelles - chambres de parade - cheminées - corniches, plafonds - niches et poèles, etc . - meubles (vases, lustres, torchères - lits - etc .) - mobilier d'église (Autels et Baldaquins - chaires - orgues - etc .) - Ferronnerie (Grilles d'entrée - rampes - balcons - potences - serrurerie - grilles de choeur - lustres, lanternes - lutrins - meubles divers - etc .) - Jardins (plans généraux de jardins - bosquets, charmilles , quinconces, boulingrins, parterres - palissades - statues, figures diverses - pavillons - fontaines - vases - etc .) Excellent état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Liseronsblancs]
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        Chinesische Lyrik. Handkolorierter Faksimiledruck.,

      Hannover, Galerie Garvens, 1920 - Handkolorierter Faksimiledruck. Übertragungen aus dem Englischen von Rudolf Kindermann, Buchschmuck nach handgedruckten u. kolorierten Schnitten von Herbert von dem für sein Engagement in Sachen Dada und Merz bekannten Garvens-Garvensburg, geschrieben von Hanns Krenz, erstanden in der Gefangenschaft auf Fort Barraux Juni 1919. Erster Druck der Galerie von Garvens. 8°, 19,6 x 15, 1 cm, (26) nicht nummerierte Doppelblätter. Kordelband mit Seidenpapierbezug. Vorzugsausgabe in 100 Exemplaren. Hier handelt sich um ein Probe-Exemplar davor. Zustand: Seidenpapier auf V-Deckel mit riß u. kleiner Verlust auf R-Deckel, ansonsten sehr gutes u. sehr seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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      - Madrid. Calpe. Col. Los Poetas. Tip. Europa. 1920. 1ª edic. 18x12 cm. 170 págs. texto recuadrado, cubiertas ilustradas por Moya del Pino, Emblema en la portada en tinta roja por A. Vivanco. Perfecto ejemplar. # poesía. Literatura [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Neues Paul Gimmel: Ulbum. Underöffentlichte, lekte Urbeiten des Rünstlers. Mit einem Geleitwort von Rudolf Presber

      Heinrich Plesten. Hardcover. Undated, circa 1920's, this is a rare example of the inter-war satirical cartoonist's work that still has both the dust jacket and the protective slip-case. In very good condition, there is some very light toning at the edges of the pages, the mustard cloth binding is immaculate, the only notable point is the dust jacket has snagged and torn on insertion into the slip-case to the base edge and top corner of the front. The simple card slip-case is heavily worn but doing its job admirably. . Very Good. 9999.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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      München [Munich]: Oskar Beck, 1920 DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES. Umrisse Einer Morphologie der Weltgeschichte. Two octavo Volumes. [Translated into English as THE DECLINE OF THE WEST]. Both volumes are uniformly bound in the publisher's cream coloured paper covered boards printed with black titles & graphics. An unusually fine set; publisher's promotional flyer laid into volume 1, neat name on verso of the ffe, original black endpapers clean & text block free of blemish. Volume 2 is the 1st edition. Volume 1 is an early printing but the first in this binding by Beck, who acquiring the copyright from Braunmuller, the Viennese academic house that published the 1st edition in 1918. "During the period after the First World War, is a politico-sociological phenomenon that has nothing to do with the intrinsic merits or demerits of this 'new outlook on history and the philosophy of destiny', as the author himself described the aim of his book was the major prophet, Toynbee, who took up the mantle that fell from the minor prophet, Spengler". - PMM, PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN # 410. A very popular title in its day, early printings of the separate volumes are not uncommon but collectible uniform sets are rarely found. An outstanding example in condition. Custom chemise & slipcase.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense & Sensibility, and Mansfield Park

      THOMAS NELSON & SONS, LONDON 1920 - No illustrations. ALL 4 BOOKS; Gilt lettering and design on spine. Top edges gilt. Gold ribbon bookmarker with light discoloration to bottom of the bookmarker. Original slipcase with box top. Light wear to top of box top. Black and white frontispiece protected by wax paper. Pride and Prejudice has 216 pages. Emma has 440 pages. Sense and Sensibility has 229 pages. Mansfield Park has 432 pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1920 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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      - (NIELSEN,KAY)illus. EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON. NY: Doran, circa 1920. Sm. 4to, yellow cloth, 204p., FINE IN DUSTWRAPPER (dw chipped). Illustrated by Nielsen with color pictorial endpapers, 25 magnificent mounted color plates plus numerous lovely black and whites throughout the text. The dustwrapper repeats the title page illus. in orange. An especially nice copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Animated Cartoons

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.,, 1920. How they are made, their origin and development. Illustrated. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece. Numerous black and white illustrations in the text throughout. Tiny nicks to corners, edges faintly spotted, endpapers partially toned. An excellent copy in the dust jacket. First UK edition, first impression. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Irish Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd.,, 1920. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Quarto (274 × 220 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, red sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 15 plates with printed tissue-guards, line drawings throughout. Binding a little marked, endpapers tanned from turn-ins. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 520 copies signed by the illustrator on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      London: William Heinemann, (1920) - First Edition De Luxe. #462 of only 625 copies. 4to. (29 x 23 cm). 110pp. This gorgeous copy, on hand made paper, with original vellum backed boards, gilt lettering and illustration to front board, gilt title to spine. Untrimmed, some leaves uncut. Profusion of double, full-page and text silhouettes and pictorial endpapers, with additional tipped-in color frontis illustraion. NUMBERED & SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        La Arquitectura Naval Española [En Madera] Bosquejo de Sus Condiciones y Rasgos de su Evolución. Signed limited edition

      Madrid: Editada en Madrid por el Autor. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Spine soiled. Cloth frayed. Pages 397- 400 lacking, but appear never to have been bound in. Cruising Association library with embossed gilt stamp on front cover and symbol on spine and label on paste-down. Some occasional light foxing otherwise contents VG. 1920. No. 262 de papel de hilo. half vellum, brown cloth cover. 320mm x 230mm (13" x 9"). 427pp, + illustrations. 80 plates including some in colour with overlays. ' Conferencias organizadas por el 'Instituto de Ingenieros Civiles de España' en el Ateneo de Madrid Mayo de 1914.'. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      Paris no date circa 1920 - Folio 16x13 inches, original publisher's portfolio with ties, title and 20 HIGHLY DECORATIVE POCHOIR PLATES complete. Backstrip of the portfolio partly split- one plate slightly run - otherwise a good copy A PARTICULARILY COLOURFUL EXAMPLE OF THE DECORATIVE POCHOIR PORTFOLIOS OF THIS PERIOD. Pochoirs are hand coloured through stencils creating an even layer of paint.

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Magical Rope Ties & Escapes

      WILL GOLDSTON LMTD., LONDON 1920 - HOUDINI'S BOOKPLATE General wear, rubbed covers, worn corners, light tanning on title page, very lightly age-toned pages, previous owners stamp on title page, blue crayon on title page. Applied to second endpaper is a printed bookplate BOOK CONTAINS PRINTED BOOKPLATE GLUED IN AS FOLLOWS: To My Dear Friend, Harry Kellar, Dean of Magicians & Master of Mysteries. " Houdini's " . Too bad this is not in Houdini's hand Also blue ink stamp within a pentagon " Will Andrade 62 Swanston st. Melbourne 173 Pitt ST. Sidney " DATE PUBLISHED: 1920 EDITION: BRITISH EDITIO 78 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Hansel & Grethel & Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm

      London: Constable & Co., 1920. - In the Very Scarce Original Dust Jacket[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GRIMM, [Jakob and Wilhelm]. Hansel & Grethel & Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Constable & Co., [1920]. First separate edition (originally published in The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (London: 1909)). Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 1/8 inches; 250 x 180 mm.). x, [2], 159, [1] pp. Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and twenty-eight black and white drawings in the text. Title within pictorial border.Original dark blue cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge stained blue. Free endpapers slightly browned from pastedown glue. A fine copy. In the very scarce original tan paper dust jacket printed in dark blue, the front panel matching the gilt stamping on the front cover of the book and the back panel with publisher’s advertisements (jacket spine very slightly darkened)."During the immediate post-war years several old successes, notably Grimm's Fairy Tales were revived in separate new editions." (Derek Hudson, p. 119).This wonderful volume contains half of the great 1909 edition, including Hansel and Grethel; The Twelve Dancing Princesses; The Fisherman and His Wife; The Frog Prince; Rapunzel; Red Riding Hood; Tom Thumb; and Rumpelstiltskin Latimore and Haskell, pp. 53-54. Riall p. 139.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Sphinx

      John Lane, London 1920 - Publisher's full cream cloth, gilt lettering on spine, elaborate gilt decoration on cover. "This edition is limited to 1,000 copies and cannot be reprinted, as the stones from which the offset plates were printed were in Belgium at the time of the German invasion, and were destroyed." Illustrated with twelve tissue-protedted, full-page plates and thirteen decorated opening initials by Alastair. This is the only edition with the Alastair plates. "Alastair" was the pseudonym of Baron Hans-Henning von Voigt (1887-1969). . Former owner's name and date (1922) on fep, spine darkened, covers rubbed, interior clean and bright, tight and square. VERY GOOD. . Color Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (iv), 36, (4) pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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      New York: Knickerbocker Press. Very Good+. 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Very slight wear to extremities, with slight fading to spine; INSCRIBED by author to ffep. Very nice copy with orange cover scene of a vulture overlooking a village. Top edge gilt. Fold-out map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 520 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        L'EROICA - 1920 - 63-64-65 dedicato a FRANCESCO GAMBA (Torino 1818 - ivi 1887) poeta e pittore. In copertina sua bella xilografia colorata a mano. All'interno 57 XILOGRAFIE incise in legno in nero e sanguigna del grande artista piemontese., La Spezia, L'Eroica, 1920

      - 25,5 x 34, brossura, pp.68. Importanti scritti di Dionici Migliazza, Arturo Alvaro, Cozzani, Dante Dini, Gino Damerini, Jean Bonnerot, Aldo Finzi ed altri.

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Toi et Moi (hand-painted vellum)

      Librairie Block, Paris 1920 - Paris: Librairie Block (no date, but 1920's). 12mo, 148 pp. Paintings by Z. Z. de Vesley. Quarter vellum and hand-painted marbled boards with hand-painted watercolor illustrations at corners and spine, top edge gilt. Original bookmark ribbon still in place. Very modest, light shelfwear, faint dampstain at lower fore edge corners of pages, a uniquely beautiful binding, between very good plus and near fine. Paul Geraldy (1885-1983), French poet and playwright, may have been born for Valentine's Day. A walking compendium of romantic quotes, his Toi at Moi - probably his most famous oeuvre - is a collection of poetry dealing with the mysteries of love. Artist de Vesley's painted vellum binding, using chimerical ink-pastels, matches the mood in a way which defies words. One envisions this having been at one time proffered as the consummately heart-touching Valentine to -what lady fair ? It is the woman who chooses the man who will choose her (Geraldy). Maybe back in the roaring twenties, that happened, when this little opus was itself young. A painted melody of enchanting visual aspect -as we say now, curb appeal - and words of rending tone. Certainly unique, and not replaceable. Please review scans. L-42n [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Irish Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1920 - Quarto (274 × 220 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, red sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Binding a little marked, endpapers tanned from turn-ins. An excellent copy. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 15 plates with printed tissue-guards, line drawings throughout. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 520 copies signed by the illustrator on the limitation leaf. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Chinesische Lyrik. Handkolorierter Faksimiledruck. Übertragen aus dem Englischen von Rudolf Kindermann, Buchschmuck nach handkolorierten und handgedruckten Schnitten von Herbert von Garvens-Garvensburg, geschrieben von Hanns Krenz. Erster Druck der Galerie von Garvens.

      Verlag der Galerie von Garvens,, Hannover, 1920 - Handschriftlich nummeriertes Exemplar mit der Nummer 14 [von 25]. Hannover, Verlag der Galerie von Garvens, 1920, 19,6 x 15, 1 cm, (26) Seiten nicht nummerierte Doppelblätter. Eines der 25 in alter chinesischer Seide gebundenen Exemplare; Kordelbindung. Rücken aufgrund des empfindlichen Materials etwas berieben, der schlichte Original-Pappschuber mit Gebrauchsspuren. >Getrüffeltes Exemplar< der Vorzugsausgabe mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Rudolf Kindermann an seine Schwester anlässlich ihrer Hochzeit, Breslau, 23. Dezember 1922. Im Impressum von Herbert von Garvens-Garvensburg mit Bleistift signiert. - Kein Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe für mich (u. a. in den einschlägigen Katalogen von Bolliger, Ex Libris, Holstein etc.) nachweisbar. Provenienz: Rudolf Kindermann - Seine Schwester, geborene Kindermann - Privatsammlung, Hannover. Vester, K. in: Galerie von Garvens, Magisterarbeit, 1988, 2 Bände, siehe Seite 26ff: "Verlag der Galerie von Garvens: Seit Beginn des Bestehens der Galerie beabsichtigt Herbert von Garvens, einen eigenen Verlag zu gründen. Die insgesamt sechs Publikationen sind von exklusiver Ausstattung, Liebhaberstücke in kleiner Auflage. So erscheint der Band "Chinesische Lyrik" als handkolorierter Faksimiledruck in 100 Exemplarebn, davon 25 gebunden in alter chinesischer Seide zum Preis von ca. 200 Mark. 75 in Rohseide (ca. 125 Mark). [.]". Ausstellungs-Katalog: "Die Zwanziger Jahre in Hannover 1916-1933. Kunstverein Hannover 12. August bis 30. September 1962, darin: Kapitel C= Galerie und Sammlung von Garvens, siehe Seite 61ff. Dort unter C33 ein Exemplar der Normalausgabe ausgestellt. Sprache: Deutsch Rücken aufgrund des empfindlichen Materials etwas berieben, der schlichte Original-Pappschuber mit Gebrauchsspuren. Eines der 25 in alter chinesischer Seide gebundenen Exemplare; Kordelbindung. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Lesy a ulice. Verse.

      Prague: Stanislav Minarik 1920 - 8vo, wrappers, 60pp., with three linocuts by Karel Teige. Cover and book design by V. Brunner. Important early work by Teige. Cover has crease and chipped corner, front fly has repaired cut; interior very good, lithographs fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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        The Diary of Samuel Pepys

      London - G. Bell and Sons. Ltd. 1920 - A handsome set of The Diary of Samuel Pepys with a portrait of Pepys to frontispiece of of volume one, from the pictures by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Transcribed by the late Rev. Mynors Bright M. A. from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Edited, with additions and a preface by Henry B. Wheatley and with Particulars of the Life of Samuel Pepys to front of first volume. Samuel Pepys FRS, MP, JP, (23 February 1633 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II. His influence and reforms at the Admiralty were important in the early professionalisation of the Royal Navy. The detailed private diary Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669 was first published in the 19th century, and is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London. Condition: In a handsome half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with only minor shelfwear and the very occasional mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with some foxing and offsetting from binding to endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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      Scribner's Sons,, New York: 1920 - First edition, second printing, published the same month as the first. His second book, with 8 short stories. The first printing was 5000 copies and this scarce second printing was only 3000 copies. Bright and nearly fine with just light offset to the front endpaper from item previously laid in. The dust jacket, which is ONE OF THE SCARCEST FITZGERALD JACKETS, shows extensive professional repair, most noticeably on spine and at head of front panel where--unable to determine the correct text for what would appear to be "2nd Large Printing" (only "ge Printing" remain)--the conservationist opted to fill in with the orange, background color. Fortunately the W.E. Hill cover illustration, depicting a scene from "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" is wholly intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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      Paris, Ferroud 1920 - 218pp. Bon Etat Reliure demi maroquin tabac à coins, dos à nerfs caissons ornés de mosaïque à décor floral et de liserets dorés, date en pied, liserets dorés sur les plats, tête dorée, couv. et dos cons. [Creuzevault]. 21 compositions originales , 18 h. t. et 2 in-texte, 54 bandeaux lettrines et culs de lampe, aquarelles au pochoirde G. Rochegrosse gravées à l'eau forte par A. Decisy. Tirage limité exemplaire sur vélin d'arches. Ex-Libris composé par Mathurin Méheut. Très bel exemplare [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Emmanuelle Morin]
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      Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. 1920 - Circa 1920. Almost very good condition. Father Tuck's "Wonderland" Series. Pictorial cardwraps. 4 full page colour illustrations plus two tone illustrations of Wain's anthropomorphic cats. Accompanied by rhyme. Oblong format. Backstrip missing. Base of spine to first stitch is split and therefore contents a little fragile. Vertical crease in centre of book. Small patch of surface paper loss to front spine edge corner. Light browning to contents else lovely and bright. A nice copy of a scarce title. [S] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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      C.W. Faulkner & Co. Ltd. 1920 - 1st 1920. Very good condition. 'Kittycat' is a Pseudonym for Louis Wain. Tall, slim format. Beige paper covers with colour pictorial onlay to front. 12 pages. Thirteen illustrations to the text including five colour. Staple binding as issued. Minor foxing to covers. Contents lightly marked by fingering. Closed tears at lower stapled edge of pages, expertly and invisibly repaired. A nice copy of a scarce Louis Wain item. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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      Valentine & Sons Ltd. 1920 - 1st 1920. Very good condition with no wrapper. Small format. Red boards with pictorial onlay to front cover. 14 plates of which 13 are colour and 1 is b/w, green and white text illustrations. Browning to spine and cover edges. Some bumping to spine and corners. Wear to cover edges. Some foxing. Light margin marks. Illustrations are lovely and bright! [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Fine original portrait drawing of the composer in half-profile by the Viennese artist Benedikt Dolbin (1883-1971)

      - "[Milhaud] was associated with the avant garde of the 1920s, whose abundant production reflects all musical genres. A pioneer in the use of percussion, polytonality, jazz and aleatory techniques, his music allies lyricism with often complex harmonies. Though his sources of inspiration were many and varied, his music has compelling stylistic unity." Jeremy Drake in Grove onlineDolbin (pseud. Fred Pollack) was born in Vienna and educated there. Trained as an engineer, he subsequently studied musical composition with Arnold Schoenberg and became a member of the Viennese group "Die Bewegung." He commenced drawing portraits of leading artistic personalities from ca. 1917 onwards for Viennese newspapers and journals. Because of his Jewish origins, Dolbin's work was banned in Austria in 1935, at which time he emigrated to the United States. Signed by the artist with initials and with the composer's name to upper right corner. Undated, but most probably Vienna, ca. 1920. Executed in black pencil on the blank side of a sheet of stationery carrying the letterhead of Universal Edition in Vienna. 286 x 222 mm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Architecture of the Renaissance in Tuscany Illustrating the Most Important Churches, Palaces, Villas and Monuments [2 volumes]

      The Architectural Book Publishing Company ca. 1920. Originally published in eleven parts between 1885-1908, New York - Sm. elephant folio. x,195pp. viii,184,[2]pp. Gold- and blind stamped green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece in both volumes. Title-page vignette. This detailed extensive work on the Renaissance architecture of Tuscany ranks, with Letarouilly's great work on the architecture of Rome, as one of the most useful and valuable treatises on Italian Renaissance architecture ever published. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of plans and photographs, many of them showing exquisite decorative detail. Published under the careful eye of the Società San Georgio, a society of German artists in Florence. 2 page publisher's advertisement in rear of Vol. II. Some age wear, scuffing and minor staining on cloth. Head and tail of spines frayed and slightly chipped. Signature of previous owner on inside of front board. Some finger-smudges on few pages. Tight copies with binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Complete in two volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      PLON 1920 - R160029225: Entre 500 et 600 pages environ par volume. Illustré de nombreuses gravures noir et blanc et couleur, dans et hors texte par illustrations de Mathurin Méheut, F. Offbauer, A. Lepère, G. Wiybo, J. Patissou, Jaulmes Camille Hanoteaux, G. Jeanillot, F. Bussys, David Burnand, Maurice Denis, B. Mestchersky, Charles Sanlaville, Robert Féau, G. Ripart, etc. Lettrines et bandeaux. Tome 3 avec plats détachés et dos abîmés, avec déchirures. Tomes 5, 6, 7, 13, 14 avec couvertures tachées. 2ème plat du tome 6 avec manque important. Tome 9 avec coiffe de tête abîmée. Tome 11 abîmé avec dos cassé. Tome 12 en état très moyen: manque important sur le premier plat, plusieurs feuillets détachés, et dos recouvert d"adhésif rouge. 2ème plat du tome 15 détaché, et intérieur non coupé. Tomes I et II : Géographie Humaine de la France ( par Jean Brunhes) Tomes III, IV et V: L'Histoire Politique (par P. Imbart de la Tour, Louis Madelin, Gabriel Hanotaux) Tome VI: Histoire Religieuse ( par Georges Goyau) Tome VII et VIII: Histoire Militaire et Navale ( par le Général J. Colin, le colonel F. Reboul, le Général Mangin, et le Maréchal Franchet d'Esperey) Tome IX: L'Histoire Diplomatique ( par René Pinon ) Tome X: Histoire Economique et Financière ( par Germain Martin) Tome XI: Histoire des Arts ( par Louis Gillet) Tomes XII, XIII: Histoires des Lettres ( par J. Bédier, A. Jeanroy, F. Picavet et F. Strowski) Tomes XIV et XV: Histoires des Sciences en France (par Emile Picard, H. Andoyer, P. Humbert). Années d'édition différentes selon les volumes. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, London 1920 - (Hoffmann, Heinrich) STRUWWELPETER PICTURES FOR PAINTING. [London]: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, circa 1920. First edition. 12mo - 6" x 7-5/16". Color pictorial boards with light overall soiling but only the slightest hint of wear for a very nice copy of a highly desirable book. [52]pp. The book reprints "The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures" in its entirety on nice coated paper stock. This reprinting includes twenty-four full color ilustrations. Each full color illustration is paired with a line drawing of the same illustration that is meant to be painted by the book's owner. The book remains entirely unpainted and is in wonderful condition. There is foxing to the edges of the text block but the pages themselves are bright and clean. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD +. Very rare, especially in its original, unpainted state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Das Struwwelpeter-Album. Aus Bilderbüchern des Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann.,

      FfM., Rütten & Loening o. J. [ca. 1920]. - 4°. 2 Bll., 24 Bll. Mit 1 Portaittaf.; 32 Bll.; Tit., 26 Bll., Tit., 24; 24; 16 S. Mit zahlr. kolor. Illustr. OLn. ill. Kanten berieb. Rü restaur. Titelbl. fleckig, unterl. Wenige Bll. m. kl. Randeinriss. pp. Selten - Enthält: Struwwelpeter; König Nußknacker un der arme Reinhold; Im Himmel und auf der Erde; Bastian der Faulpelz; Prinz Grünewald und Perlenstein; Besuch bei Franz Sonne (11.-20. Tsd.). Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Fond de cantine.

      Nrf 1920 - - Nrf, Paris 1920, 13x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 940 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers avec 118 réimposés. Envoi autographe signé et daté de l'auteur au crayon de papier à Monsieur Hennique. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Der Erwachte Schlafer; Die Geschichte von den Drei Derwischen,

      Muller & Co, Potsdam 1920 - 8vo. (110)pp. With 10 tipped-in full color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. One of 150 copies on hand-made paper. Original half leather binding, spine decorated in blind and with a red lettering piece, gilt; decorated paper over boards. Boards yawning a bit, trace of edgewear else a near fine copy. Text in German. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Irving, Constance] A Child's Book of Hours

      Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press n.d. (ca. 1920), London - Large folio. Original color pictorial paper covered boards, cloth spine. IN ORIGINAL PRINTED LIGHT BROWN WRAPPER WITH PICTORIAL COVER AND LETTERING IN BLACK AND RED. One of the more cunning and unusual children's books of the early 1900's, this mammoth book was expertly produced with strong linen hinges, and all the pages printed onto very thick cardboard leaves. With such mechanical limitiations to overcome, the publishers succeeded in producing a monumentally pleasing work with brightly colored illustrations in the form of full-page color images, half-page colored line drawings and head and tailpieces, initials and embellishments throughout by Constance Irving. The book is seldom seen in its original wrapper. This copy is extremely fine with the wrapper in very good plus condition, onlys slight fraying and wrinkling. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Die Dampflokomotiven der Gegenwart. Hand- und Lehrbuch für den Lokomotivbau und -betrieb, für Eisenbahnfachleute und Studierende des Maschinenbaues.

      Bln.: Springer, 1920.. 2 Bde., XVIII, 859, (7), IV, (54) S., Mit 722 Textabbildungen und lithograph. Tafeln mit den Bauzeichnungen neuer, erprobter Heissdampflokomotiven des In- und Auslandes. Or. Pbd., 4°. Unter Durcharbeitung umfangreicher amtlicher Versuchsergbnisse und des Schrifttums des In- und Auslandes sowie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Erfahrungen mit Schmidtschen Heissdampf-Lokomotiven der Preussischen Staatseisenbahnverwaltung . 2., vollständig neubearbeitete und vermehrte Aufl.. Einbände und etwas fleckig, Bibliothekskleber auf Rücken, Stempel auf Titel, teilweise mit Anstreichungen, Papier gebräunt, Tafeln 10, 12, 14, 24, 26, 36, 41 fehlen, Tafeln teilweise mit Kleber repariert..

      [Bookseller: ABC Antiquariat Marco Pinkus]
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        Gurre-Lieder von Jens Peter Jacobsen Deutsch von Robert Franz Arnold fur Soli, Chor und Orchester. [Full score]

      Wien: Universal [PN] 6300. 1920. 1f. (recto title, verso instrumentation), 3-189, [i] (blank) pp. Large folio. Original dark brown cloth-backed publisher&#39;s boards with gilt titling to upper, gilt lettering to paper label on spine. & & Signed by Schoenberg and with "No. 92" in his autograph to foot of title.& & Binding very slightly worn and shaken. Minor staining to lower margin of several leaves. . First Edition in this form. Hilmar: Arnold Schöenberg Gedenkausstellung 1974, no. 229. & & First performed on February 23, 1913 in Vienna at the Musikverein, conducted by Franz Schreker. & & "The cycle of poems Gurresange (Songs of Gurre), written in 1868 by Jens Peter Jacobsen (1847-85) , was based on the old Danish legend of Waldemar, King of Denmark, and his illicit love for the beautiful maiden Tove at the castle of Gurre&#133;"& & "The dominant thematic traits stem from Wagner&#39;s world of sound, but the frequent wide intervals in the vocal parts already give a hint of Schoenberg&#39;s later manner. Harmonically, there are further refinements of the phenomena of expanded or &#39;floating&#39; tonality, first produced by Wagner in Tristan&#133; The way in which Schoenberg unfolds the themes of the Gurrelieder, the nature of his thematic work, and the formal layout of the whole work show him already far beyond Wagner&#39;s technique of development, and ahead of his own contemporaries&#133;"& & "The Gurrelieder, together with the symphonic poem Pelléas et Mélisande which likewise calls for gigantic forces, represent Schoenberg&#39;s farewell to the over-ripe late-Romantic world of sound inaugurated by Liszt and Wagner and carried to its extreme by Mahler, Richard Strauss, and many of their contemporaries&#133;" & & "The work was an extraordinary success with the public, the first triumph for Schoenberg in any of the major music halls of his native city." Reich: Schoenberg, pp. 66-69.

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        Fables de la Fontaine.

      Tours Maison Alfred Mame et Fils (c. 1920) - Quarto. 127pp., +(16)ff. One of sixteen copies, with a signed original gouache for one of the sixteen color plates by Neziere, opposite p.63. Highly colored and caricature-like in style, the painting illustrates "L'Ane et le Petit Chien (The Little Dog and the Donkey)." Additionally, each text page is illustrated in black and white. Raymond de la Neziere's work was featured in many of the popular magazines of his era, and it is often viewed as a precursor to French comics. He began working as a book illustrator in 1892. Neziere's illustrations are recognized for their humorous and expressive style, and his characters are often anthropomorphic animals. Unbound, as issued, with panels of pictorial wrapper covers. Protected in a cloth-backed marbled portfolio. Light foxing to a few sheets, else fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Lettres De Mon Moulin

      A. Ferroud et F. Ferroud, Paris 1920 - 302 pages in text. 20 x 13 cm. Limited edition, copy 11 of 30 on Japon ou velin d'Arches with an original water color drawing by Robaudi, watercolor illustrations in the text and additional illustrations in two states: black and white and watercolor, decorative letters by Fred Money. Alcide Theophile Robaudi, a protégé of Jean Leon Gerome, and a leading illustrator -- works of Dumas, George Sands, Balzac and Verlaine -- for the largest publishing houses in France. This work is a collection of short stories originally published 1869, early in Daudet's career. Bound by Rene Aussourd, inner dentelles, raised bands, marbled endpapers, contents very bright and fresh. Orig. green morocco, backstrip evenly sunned to brown. Aeg. Fine in fine marbled slipcase [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Pittura stile futurista.

      1920 - Olio su tela incollata su cartone. Cm. 22 x 12. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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