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      Methuen, UK 1920 - 1st Edition 1920. FIrst English edition (an American edition was published later the same year), and the first appearance of any of Einstein's works in English. Book is very good and bright. Spine a little darkened. Contents good but title page has darkened in places. Endpaper darkened and gutter cracked but holding very well. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        The Red and White Diamond Authorised History of the Twenty-fourth Battalion AIF

      Melbourne, Published for the 24th Battalion Association by Alexander McCubbin, [1920]. Octavo, 340 pages plus 25 plates and 4 maps (one folding). Papered boards lightly rubbed and bumped, with a few tiny surface indentations to the rear cover near the foot of the hinge; acidic paper tanned as ever; front flyleaf neatly removed; notwithstanding, a very attractive copy of a book that does not wear well (now preserved in a custom-made clamshell box). The author was a member of the battalion; he was awarded the Military Medal at Pozieres in March 1916. Dornbusch 316; Fielding and O'Neill, page 227; Trigellis-Smith 225.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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      - Tokyo [1920], Hattensha.3/4 leather over cloth, corners worn top gilt,cloth rebacked, recent spine label,gold decorations 18.5 x 26 cm., vol. 1-4 complete Law & Pharmacology,32p.full index, many b.w. photos. R A R E FIRST & ONLY EDITION *** *** *** . . . THE LEGENDARY DICTIONARY OF FAMOUS HAKUSHI [DOCTORS] . . . IN GREAT JAPAN . . . [DOCTORS] OF: LAW, PHARMACY, MEDICINE, ENGINERING, . . . LITERATURE, AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & VETERINARY SCIENCES . . * This is complete volume 1 of a 6 volume set. All volumes are exceptionally RARE and difficult to find in a complete set, or even the parts. Each volume was issued separately and serially. . Collating the work is complex and has a somewhat misleading title page, citing: "1888-1920 Vol. I-IV Vol. HOGAKU HAKUSHI [HAKUSHI OF LAW] and YAKUGAKU HAKUSHI [HAKUSHI OF PHARMACOLOGY], DAI IKKAN [ZEN ROKU KAN NO UCHI]." . *** Volume 1 contains listings of all Doctors of Law & Pharmacology. . Volume 1 being of major importance, because it has the two important indices not found in any other volumes: . a. "A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME 'Who's Who Hakushi in Great Japan," 49 pages. This is a complete list of all Doctors of Law & Pharmacology in this volume. . b. "Whole Index" covers every Doctor of all disciplines from all 6 volumes in alphabetical order, the index to the whole set and its people, 48 pages. . Also contains index of Law Doctors, and of Pharmacology Doctors different from 'a.' above, i.e. different criterion for listing order. . *** Volume 1 covers Doctors of Law and Pharmacy, The work begins each page with English & Japanese texts, with title page, followed by several b.w. photos of documents and famous people: Ministers of Education [3p.], Presidents of the Imperial University of Tokyo [1p.], Presidents of the Imperial University of Kyoto [1p.], Presidents of the Imperial Universities of Kyushu, Tohoku & Hokkaido [1p.], Professors Emeritus of the Imperial Universities [1p.], preface & prefatory note. . With A CONTENTS OF FRONTISPIECES, Volume 1:p.1-3; A TABLE OF CONTENTS. "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN volume 1 p.3-9. . The below are comprehensive name indices with other details: A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME 'WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN" In a register of the Educational Dep't. Order, Law 6p., Medicine 16p., Engineering 11p., Literature 5p., Science 6p., Agriculture 5p., Forestry 1p, Veterinary Science 1p. . * Followed by: A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN," in Alphabetical Name Order, pp.1-48. Romanized name, Kanji name, entry number, degree in, &c. . AN IMPERIAL ORDINANCE OF A DEGREE 1887-1920 4 in all, 3p. . ABBREVATIONS, ERATTUMS AND EXPLANATIONS OF THE JAPANESE WORDS USED, 2p. . HAKUSHI OF LAW, alphabetical index, 60. . 1888-1920 WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN: arranged in order in register of the Educational Dept., pp.1-232, 210 entries. . HAKUSHI OF PHAMACOLORY: Alphabetical index of Pharmacology, 1p. followed by 188-1920 WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN [Pharmacology]: pp.1-39, 34 entries. . Each of the entries shows the details in both Japanese & English, with a photo and signature of each, with a biography of each, including rank, where employed, details of his activities. . * CONDITION: THE BINDING: The work is in its original binding which was leather spine, leather corners [3/4 leather], over dark green pebbled cloth with gold stamped decorations. Our copy has been restored in the distant past, with a black cloth spine and blue paper label, with gold stamped titles, mislabeled "Vols. 1-6." The book is firmly bound, solid hinges, there was some very old minor bumping to the upper right corner, by and large mostly pressed-flat now, else no other issues. . THE CONTENTS: The contents is very clean, without any markings, tissue guards present before each page of illustrations & photos, as issued. . The contents page shows all 6 volumes, as a form of 'advertisement' for the whole set. It states: . "A CONTENTS OF WHOLE VOLUME. "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN G

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Relativity - The Special and the General Theory: A popular Exposition

      Methuen, London., 1920. First U.K. edition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. Octavo. pp xvi, 138. Frontispiece portrait and five diagrams. Eight-page publisher's catalogue at rear. The particular significance of this edition is that it has an extra chapter.Rear free endpaper a bit tanned. Spine faded. Very good. no dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Der Krieg zur See 1914-1918. Der Krieg in der Nordsee - Hier Band 1-7 in 7 Bücheren und ein Kartenband KOMPLETT!

      Berlin, Verlag von E. S. Mittler & Sohn, 1920. 8°, 1. Band: Von Kriegsbeginn bis Anfang September 1914. XV, 293 Seiten mit 60 Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 2: Von Anfang September bis November 1914. XIV, 340 Seiten mit 38 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 3: Von Ende November 1914 bis Anfang Februar 1915. VII, 300 Seiten mit 30 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 4: Von Anfang Februar bis Ende Dezember 1915. XV, 442 Seiten mit 46 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 5.1 Textband und 5.2 Kartenband: Von Januar bis Juni 1916. XX, 568 Seiten mit 81 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 6: Von Juni 1916 bis Frühjahr 1917. XII, 352 Seiten mit 18 mehrfarbigen Steindruckkarten und 19 Skizzen. / Band 7 von 1965: Vom Sommer 1917 bis zum Kriegsende 1918. XIV, 368 Seiten mit 5 teilweise mehrfarbigen Karten und Tabellen. ALLE BÄNDE MIT ALLEN BEILAGEN KOMPLETT! Illustrierte Original-Halbleinenbände - Band 3 die Seiten leicht fleckig und die Bände teils leicht berieben sonst guter Zustand - 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1925, 1937 und 1965. H1664 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Seefahrt militärisch und Marine, Erster Weltkrieg, Kaiserliche Marine

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        Stoffmuster. - 65 Original-Stoffmusterbücher einer Elsässer Textilfabrik. / Collection de 65 grands et robustes volumes remplies d?echantillions de textiles.

      Ca. 1880 - ca. 1920, - Folio u. Gr.-Folio, die Musterbücher jeweils mit 50 bis 100 Blatt. Insges. ca. 5000 Blatt (ca. 20.000 Luxusstoffmuster), meist beidseitig bestückt. Versch. Einbände (Stärkere Gebrauchs- u. Lagerspuren). Diese in ihrer Materialfülle von weit über 20.000 Luxusstoffmustern in allen erdenklichen Farbvarianten wohl einmalige Sammlung zeigt für fast ein halbes Jahrhundert einen eindrucksvollen Querschnitt der Stoffmoden in dieser Zeit. Unter den Musterstoffen findet sich von Baumwolle über Kammgarn, Chintz u. Crèpe de Chine bis hin zu Tüll und Taft wohl jede erdenkliche webbare und als Stoff bedruckbare Variante in allen vorstellbaren Farbtonen und Webarten, die vorstellbar sind. Interessant auch die deutlichen Stiländerungen im Laufe der Jahre. (Der Ursprung dieser Sammlung liegt im Elsass, es gibt jedoch auch 1 Band Zürich u.v.a. ).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Lautrec. 1 of 200 copies with an original etching and a color lithograph

      Paris: Bernheim-Jeune, 1920. First edition: 100 copies on Japon and 100 copies on Arches (like this one. One original etching, "Portrait de Tristan Bernard" (Adhémar 287; Adriani 249; Wittrock 240), and one color lithograph, "L'Argent," (after the cover for a theatrical program; see Wittrock, pp. 254-55). 38 hors-texte pls. iv + 124 + [8] pp. 3/4-leather binding & marbled boards with gilt titling and period floral decoration on spine. About 27.7 x about 19.8 cm. Original decorated paper front cover bound in. From the library of the collector and philanthropist Adolph Lewisohn, with his lovely, small octagonal bookplate on dark red leather with bright gilt lettering and decoration inside the front cover; the bookplate has left a corresponding stain on the marbled front flyleaf. Light browning of paper towards the edges. Some wear at extremities, but a very nice copy. The first blank after the flyleaf bears the blindstamp of its former owner, a well-known art dealer.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery ]
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        Compendio di Sociologia generale.

      Florence: G. Barbèra,, 1920. Per cura di Giulio Farina. Small octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, decoration to front board in black. Black and white diagrams in the text. Contemporary price sticker to rear board. Spine darkened and slightly rubbed at tips, front and rear inner hinges starting but still holding firm, outer margins a little toned. An excellent copy. First abridged edition of the author's principal contribution to sociology, Trattato di sociologia generale, which was originally published in 1916 and first translated into English in 1935, as The Mind and Society.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Views of Georgia.

      s 1920 - Small oblong folio (18.7 x 25 cm), 37 mounted gelatine silver print photographs (12 x 17 cm), some matte and some glossy, some with thin border and some full bleed, possibly collected from different dates, mounted back to back and entirely uncaptioned on thick card leaves, contemporary ink inscription to front endpaper: "?? ?????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ??????????? ?? ?????????, 1961"; inner hinges near broken, very small marginal discolouration to some prints. Contemporary cloth; spine frayed and corners bumped. Fine album of views of Kutaisi, the current legislative capital of Georgia and its second largest city. Among the subjects are views of Rioni River through Kutaisi, White Bridge, Botanical Garden, Church of Annunciation, Kutaisi University, Bagrati Cathedral and Geguti Palace; of particular interest are views of a busy local market. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Privately printed for Subscribers Only by CUMANN SEAN-EOLAIS NA H-EIREANN [i.e. T. Werner Laurie], 1920. Large octavo. Parchment and boards. Leather bookplate offset slightly on endsheet, otherwise near fine in lightly worn dust jacket. Half morocco slipcase. Limited printing of the third, revised, English edition. Copy #2 of 750 copies, specially printed and bound, and signed by the author. This copy bears Moore's presentation inscription to the publisher of this volume: "To Werner Laurie My Publisher and Friend George Moore." Laurie issued a number of Moore's novels in this format, under the contrived imprint of the Society of Irish Folk-Lore, beginning with A STORY- TELLER'S HOLIDAY in 1918. An excellent association copy. GILCHER A19c2.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Verschneiter Tannenwald.

      - Farbholzschnitt, um 1920/30, auf Japan-Bütten, signiert. 23,6:27 cm, oben und links auf den Darstellungsrand geschnitten, rechts und unten mit schmalem Rändchen. – Im ganzen nicht ganz frisch. Die in Weimar als Graphikerin und Illustratorin tätige Künstlerin, Tochter des Malers Casimir Geibel (1839-1896), war dort seit 1896 Schülerin von Otto Rasch (1862-1952) und 1900-1902 in Stuttgart an der privaten Kunstschule von Leopold von Kalckreuth (1855-1928). 1902 kehrte sie nach Weimar zurück, wo sie sich die Technik des Farbholzschnitts autodidaktisch aneignete, die sie zeitlebens favorisieren sollte. Sie erlangte Anerkennung durch Ankäufe von privaten und öffentlichen Sammlungen. Besondere Bekanntheit erlangte sie durch Darstellungen Weimarer Schauplätze und geistigen Zentren der Weimarer Klassik, vorrangig das Goethehaus. Sie wurden zu ihren künstlerischen Lebensthemen. Daneben schuf sie Ansichten etwa von der Ostsee. 1918 freundschaftlicher Kontakt mit der Schriftstellerin Erika von Watzdorf-Bachoff (1878-1963). Ihre Radierungen erschienen u.a. in den Jahresmappen des „Weimarer Radierverein" 1905-1910.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam (Ownership Signature Of Noel Langley)

      London [circa 1920]: Hodder & Stoughton, 1920. Early Reprint . Blue Cloth, Gilt. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 20 Color Plates By Edmund Dulac. Large Format, Printed On One Side Of Pages Only, All Plates With Printed Tissue Guards. Publisher's Red Cloth,11 1/8" Tall, Ornately Gilt, Rebacked To Style With Calligraphic Title In English. Ownership Name "Noel Langley Ex Libris Xmas 1928" In Large, Elaborated Letters In Green Ink On Front Endpaper, And Small Old Bookseller's Label Of T. W. Griggs And Co, Durban, On Rear Pastedown. Noel Langley (December 25, 1911 - November 4, 1980) Was An American Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter And Director. While Under Contract To Mgm He Was One Of The Screenwriters For The Wizard Of Oz. He Was Chosen For The Job On The Basis Of His Children's Story, The Tale Of The Land Of Green Ginger - A Children's Classic Which Has Seldom Been Out Of Print Since It Was First Published In 1937. However, His Finished Script For The Wizard Of Oz Was Somewhat Revised By Florence Ryerson And Edgar Allan Woolf, Revisions That Langley Himself Strongly Objected To, But Which Appear In The Finished Film. Langley Is On Record As Saying That He Hated The Completed Product, An Opinion Not Borne Out By The General Critical And Public Consensus. The Wizard Of Oz Has Become One Of The Best-Loved Films Ever Made. He Attempted To Write A Sequel Based On The Marvelous Land Of Oz Using Many Of The Concepts He Had Added To Its Predecessor, But This Was Never Realized. Born In Durban, South Africa, He Was First An Author And A Successful Broadway Playwright. Langley Began Writing For Films In The 1930S. After World War Ii, Langley Worked On Many British Films Including The Film Noir They Made Me A Fugitive (1947), The Remake Of Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951), The Alastair Sim Scrooge (1951), The Pickwick Papers (1952), Ivanhoe (1952) And The Technicolor The Prisoner Of Zenda (1952). (His Contribution To Zenda, However, Was Minimal, Since The 1952 Film Followed The Script Of The 1937 Film Version, On Which Langley Did Not Work, Nearly Word-For-Word.) In 1964, Langley Made A Series Of Tapes For New York Radio Station Wbai, Reading "The Tale Of The Land Of Green Ginger" In Its Entirety. He Subsequently Edited It Down To Fit On An Lp, Which Was Issued By The Listener-Sponsored Station And Offered As A Fund-Raising Premium. Langley Continued To Write Novels And Plays Throughout His Life. He Also Wrote Short Stories For The Saturday Evening Post And Other Magazines.

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        Tulip Album

      Haarlem, The Netherlands: Bond van Bloembollenhandelaren. Cloth. Very Good. A most unusual and beautiful collection of flower cards. N.d., circa 1920, based on the Art Deco design of the album cover -- the cards could possibly be slightly older. The album contains 32 cards of chromolithographic images of various types of tulips. The cards are each 18 by 14 cm, and the album itself is 30 by 21 cm.The artist is unknown, other than the initials LM that are on some of the cards. While the cards are Dutch in origin, the written content is in English. Each leaf comes with a tissue guard. The album cover, which opens from the bottom, is bowed. Some of the tissue guards are chipped and perhaps a bit brittle.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Von der Heimt geächtet. Im Auftrag der Deutschen Legion bearbeitet.

      Stuttgart: 1920 - 167 S. OBr. Mit 11 Skizzen und 1 Bild. Beiliegend kurzes Schriftstück von de Vries an von der Rey (?), wohl ehemaligen Angehörigen der Deutschen Legion; es geht um den Malteserorden in bläulicher statt schwarzer Emaille. Kartenlasche gerissen, Kartenskizzen aber vorhanden. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Johann Nadelmann Antiquariat]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. First American Edition. An attractive copy of Eliot's first book published in the U.S., published the same year in the U.K. under the title Ara Vos Prec. "Although the poems occur in different order, the contents are the same as Ara Vos Prec, except that "Hysteria" is substituted for "Ode" and "Le Spectateur" is titled "Le Directeur." An important debut. GALLUP A4.b. First Printing. Octavo; tan vertical-ribbed paper-covered boards, with titling and rule stamped in dark brown to spine and front panel; brown topstain; 63pp. Light wear along spine ends and board edges, with faint offsetting to endpapers and a small, vintage Brentanos label to rear pastedown; bright, Near Fine copy.

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        Irish Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd.,, 1920. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial title block to front board gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, floral endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With sixteen tipped in colour plates, captioned tissues and numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text. A fine copy. Limited edition of 520 copies signed by Arthur Rackham.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Elements of Style

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1920. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine-. Rare, beautifully preserved First Trade Edition of this revered guidebook of essential rules of the English language. Small 8vo: 52pp. Publisher's original slate-blue paper-covered boards titled in black, black linen spine, former owner's name and address to front fly leaf. Binding strong, hinges undamaged, pages clean and bright with mild foxing restricted to front fly leaf. An exemplarily example. Time 100 (Nonfiction), 83. Strunk wrote The Elements of Style in 1918 and privately published it, in 1919, for in-house use at Cornell University, where he was professor of English. Harcourt, Brace published this first trade edition in 52-page format. "Strunk and White [E. B. White (Charlotte's Web), one of Strunk's first students and greatest admirers, who, in 1957, updated and revised the "Little Book," adding an introduction and a chapter on style] waded through the totality of our vast and complicated language and boiled it down to a terse 105 pages, including a glossary and index. No exhaustive explanations or sentence diagrams here-just 22 style rules and principles of composition, followed by 'a few matters of form,' a conclusive list of misused words and phrases and an all-encompassing 'guide to style.'" . . . The Elements of Style is a timeless reminder of the simplicity of proper writing and is likely to remain a useful tool for years to come." (Time 100) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1920 - 1920 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1920. Hi, This lot is a 1920 Original Hardback Wisden This Wisden, a hard one to find, is in very good condition for the year. The boards are very nice , bright gilt and no real marks to mention. Internally the pastedowns are the usual darker yellow and the hinges are very good, clean pages inside and a great photoplate page 195 has a mark.

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        Original Modernist Embroidery, Circa 1918/1925

      1920 - Original Textile Embroidery, Abstract Design, Wool On Silk, 7 5/8" X 5 1/2". From The Estate Of Artist Herman (Hermann) Sachs. Born In Romania To Jewish Parents, Herman [Hermann] Sachs Immigrated To The U.S. As A Child. He First Trained Under His German-Born Father, A Painter In The Court Of Queen Elisabeth Of Romania. Sachs Continued His Artistic Training In Europe, Spending The 1910-1920 Period In Germany, Where He Founded The Munich School Of Expressionists (Munich Expressionist Werkstätten). Upon Returning To The United States In 1920, Sachs Exhibited At The Art Institute Of Chicago And Established The Chicago Industrial Art School, Which Soon Failed Due To Lack Of Sufficient Funding. Afterward, Sachs Became The First Director Of The Dayton Museum Of Fine Arts, Now The Dayton Art Institute. During This Time, He Also Served As The U.S. Representative Of Artist George Grosz. Around 1924, Sachs Moved To Los Angeles Where He Designed The Interiors Of The New Gas Company Building. As A Muralist And Decorator, Sachs Went On To Design And Install The Interior Architectural Decorations Many Los Angeles Landmarks, Including The Bullocks Wilshire Building (Now Home To Southwestern Law School), Union Station, Los Angeles City Hall, And The Title Insurance And Trust Company Building. Directed The Creative Art Students League Of Los Angeles. Sachs Was Active Within The L.A. Weimar Exile Community Of Artists, Writers, And Filmmakers. His Friend, The Architect Rudolph Schindler, Designed Sachs' L.A. House, The Manola Court Apartments.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Kondolenzkarten - Erinnerung an die lieben Heimgegangen. Kassette mit 220 Traueranzeigen, gedruckt zwischen 1920 - 1938.

       Die Trauerkarten stammen aus einer Druckerei im Kanton Zürich und wurden zwischen 1920 und 1938 gedruckt. Sie zeigen ein breite Palette von Gestaltungen. Prägungen. 0wie man den Noch Lebenden den Tod eines Menschen mitteilt. Teilweise trocken typographisch bis süss kitschig. Einige mit Orig- Photographien. einige aus Textil. Teilweise beschrieben. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Totentanz Kunst - Grafikdesign

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        Miracle Mongers and their Methods: A Complete Expose

      New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. xiv, 240pp. Original orange cloth with navy lettering. Very Good+, lacking the dust jacket. Foxing to edges and lightly to title page, very slight bowing to front board, but overall a very neat, clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Put Alije Gjerzeeleza.

      Beograd, Belgrad. Izdanje S.B.Cvijanovica, , 1920 - Klein-Oktav. 41 pages, 7 n. n. pages. Broché. Original brochure. The spine is slightly worn, some pages with foxing, bookshop stamp on title,ei otherwise fine. Rare first edition of the third book by the Noble Prize winner Andric (1892-1975) about Alija Gjerzelez / Ðerzelez / Djerdjelez ( a legendary hero in epic poetry and literature in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in northern Albania). The first part of his novel, followed by Pripovetke and Glasnik. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat J.J. Heckenhauer e.K., ILAB]
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        ARTE ESPAÑOL. Revista de la Sociedad de Amigos del Arte. Desde tomo V (1920-1921) hasta tomo X (1930-1931).

      Gráficas Reunidas 1920-1931, Madrid - 6 vols. 30x21. XIp, 1h, 424p = XIp, 444p = VIIp, 308p = 308p = 309-534p = VIIp, 229p, 2h. Numerosas ilustraciones y fotografías en texto y plena pág, láminas. Enc. en plena piel, lomos con tejuelos, nervios y dorados. - Un paseo arqueológico por Barbastro, La indumentaria del reinado de Felipe IV en los cuadros de Velázquez del Museo del Prado, La Alfajería de Zaragoza, Adornos femeninos: peinetas y diademas, Goya, Los bordados populares en Segovia, etc.

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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      New York: Boni and Liveright Publishers, [1920].. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xii [xiii-xvi] 1-256 [note: page [xiii] mis-numbered "ix"], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Collects four tales; the title story, "Who Wants a Green Bottle?," "Wild Wullie, the Waster," and short novel "For Art's Sake," a revised version of MYSTERIOUS MARTIN (1912). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1397. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-166. Bleiler (1978), p. 167. Reginald 12257. Small stain to lower front cover near fore-edge, several shallow indents to cloth at edges, inner front hinge repaired, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at lower spine end and corners, rubbing along front flap fold, vertical crease in spine panel near rear spine fold, and dust soiling to spine and rear panels. This book is rare in jacket. (#148031)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Flappers and Philosophers.

      New York Scribner's 1920 - 8vo., publisher's dark green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, spine tips slightly frayed, spine gilt rubbed, front hinge cracked, bookseller's label; presented with facsimile dust jacket. First edition, first issue. Fitzgerald's short stories were so popular that this collection came out almost immediately after the stories had appeared in magazines. His stories accurately portrayed the emotional depth of a society devoted to excess and racing heedlessly towards the catastrophe that was only a few years ahead. Bruccoli A6.1.a [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      London: Constable, 1920. Balfour, Ronald. Small quarto. (76)ff. One of fifty copies printed on Japon, signed by the artist, and with an extra hand-colored illustration. Illustrated with six full-color plates and thirty-two in black & white, some of which have touches of color, as well as numerous smaller line drawings throughout. Balfour's lavish illustrations show the influences of Aubrey Beardsley and Alastair, combining orientalist fantasy with Art Deco opulence. The extra plate, which appears opposite the title page, has been heightened in gilt, pink, red, and orange. In the publisher's binding of black cloth backed textured boards, with titling in gilt on spine and upper cover. T.e.g. Minimal shelfwear along lower extremity, and a touch of wear to lower corners. Nearly fine.

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        Eighd. Signatur auf Photographie-Postkarte. [ca. 13,4 x 8,7 cm].

      Dresden, Charlotte Rudolph, o. J. [um 1920]. Alt auf Karton montiert. - Wigmann, (1886 - 1973), studierte 1910-1911 in Hellerau bei Émile Jaques-Dalcroze und bei Suzanne Perrottet rhythmische Gymnastik, fühlte sich dort jedoch künstlerisch unbefriedigt: Wie Suzanne Perrottet suchte auch Mary Wigman nach von Musik unabhängigen Bewegungen und selbständigem Körperausdruck. Danach hielt sie sich in Rom und Berlin auf. Auf Anraten des Malers Emil Nolde trat sie 1913 in Rudolf von Labans Schule für Kunst auf dem Monte Verità in der Schweiz ein. Laban war wesentlich an der Entwicklung des modernen Ausdruckstanzes beteiligt (Labanotation). In München zeigte sie ihre ersten öffentlichen Tänze Hexentanz I, Lento und Ein Elfentanz. Sie blieb während des Ersten Weltkrieges in der Schweiz bei Laban als dessen Assistentin und unterrichtete in Zürich und Ascona. 1917 bot sie in Zürich drei verschiedene Programme, unter anderem mit den Tänzen \"Der Tänzer unserer lieben Frau\", \"Das Opfer\", \"Tempeltanz\", \"Götzendienst\" und \"Vier ungarische Tanze nach Johannes Brahms\". Dieses Programm führte sie erneut 1919 in Zürich und später in Deutschland auf. Erst die Aufführungen in Hamburg und Dresden brachten ihr den großen Durchbruch. Mary Wigman ist von vielen namhaften Fotografen tanzend und in Portraits aufgenommen worden, darunter Hugo Erfurth, Charlotte Rudolph, Albert Renger-Patzsch und Siegfried Enkelmann. (Zitat) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Tanz

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        [Turm von Babel].

      [ca. 1920].. Ölbild auf Karton. 29 x 36, 5 cm. (Blattgr.). Rücks. m. Nachlaß-Stempel. Erwin Stolz (Gießhübl 1896 - 1987 Wien).

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      [Various places in Alaska & California, 1920. Includes one large colored folding map, 20 x 40 inches; three folding blueprint maps (two of them 13 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches, the third 9 1/4 x 13 inches); a folding cross- section; four photographs (three of them 3 1/4 x 5 inches, mounted to card - one a cyanotype); three folding printed legal documents; a [2]pp. typed letter, signed, to the manager of the company; and a pamphlet on coal mining (see below). Large map with stains in margins, small areas of separation at cross-folds. Other items with light wear. Overall, very good. An interesting archive relating to the early operations of the Chickaloon Coal Company of Chickaloon, Alaska. Chickaloon, located some seventy-five miles up the Matanuska River from Anchorage, remains an area of interest to those who would mine coal there. The company was founded in 1917 by a Californian who leased the land for his mines from the federal government. The collection documents the formation of the company and its capitalization, and includes maps of the area. The largest of the maps is a USGS "Topographical Map of Lower Matanuska Valley Alaska," dated 1918 and based on surveys done in 1909 and 1913. The location of the "Anthracite Ridge" is printed on the maps, and lots 10, 11, and 12 of the Chickaloon Coal Company are highlighted in red ink, as are a couple other areas of concern to the company. The two larger blueprint maps show the progress of prospecting in Leasing Unit No. 11, one of them corrected to April 7, 1918, the other to June 1, 1918, with shading showing the work done in various months. The smaller blueprint map, dated June 13, 1918, shows the proposed wagon road from Chickaloon to King River. The cross- section shows the "folding of measures" in the Chickaloon area. The three printed legal documents were all executed in California. The earliest is dated 1917 and early 1918, being an indenture describing the actions of Lars Netland of Oakland and his wife, in leasing coal land in Alaska from the U.S. government. The second document, dated Feb. 15, 1918, records the loan of $4000 by M.J. Fontana to the Chickaloon Coal Company in return for stock in the company. The third document, dated ten days later, pertains to the issuance of shares in the company. Fontana is the largest shareholder by far, followed by Lars Netland, A.L. Brizzolara, and W.A. Gompertz, the manager of the company. The photographs show an outcrop of coal disclosed by railway cuttings, and three others that show a ship, one of the pictures a cyanotype. The typed letter is dated June 27, 1918 and is addressed to W.A. Gompertz, manager of the company. The subject is the drilling process, and different techniques, locations, and angles that might work, including the use of diamond drill bits. Also included is a copy of a 1920 government-issued pamphlet entitled MINING IN THE MATANUSKA COAL FIELD AND THE WILLOW CREEK DISTRICT ALASKA by Theodore Chapin, which discusses the work of the Chickaloon mining company.

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        Über Polymerisation (pp.1073-1085).

      Chem. Ber., 53/1. - Berlin 1920, 8, 1123 pp., feiner Halbleinenband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe seiner ersten grundlegenden Arbeit über Polymerisation! "Mit seiner berühmten Arbeit "Über Polymerisation", in der er die Ansichten Schroeters über polymeren Ketene wiederlegte, beginnen seine grundlegende Arbeiten über Polymere. Staudinger vermutet richtig, das polymer aufgebaute Kunststoffe und Naturstoffe aus vielen über kovalente Bindungen verknüpfte Atomen bestehen müßten und beweist diese Ansicht durch polymeranaloge Umsetzungen." Neufeld pp.141 Mit seinen fundamentalen Arbeiten und Erkenntnissen wird Hermann Staudinger (1861-1965) zum Begründer Makromolekularen Chemie, zunächst muß er aber seine Ergebnisse jahrelang gegen massive Widerstände behaupten. 1953 erhält er dann den Nobelpreis für Chemie für seine Entdeckungen auf dem gebiet der makromolekularen Chemie.Ferner finden wir in diesem Band folgende Arbeiten vpn. H. Staudinger: Ketene, 30.: Darstellung eines Keten-imid-Derivates aus dem Diphenyl-keten. Mit Jules Meyer (pp.72-76). Ketene, 31.: Über Cyclobutandion-Derivate und die polymeren Ketene (pp.1085-1092). Ketene, 32.: Cyclobutan-Derivate aus Diphenyl-keten und Äthylen-Verbindungen. Mit E.Suter (pp.1092-1105). Ketene, 33.: Versuche zur Herstellung von optisch-aktiven Ketenen. Mit S.Schotz (pp.1105-1124).siehe - Rolf Mülhhaupt, Hermann Staudinger and the Origin of Macromolecular Chemistry, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Volume 43, Issue 9 (pp.1054-1063)

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        Der Weltbaumeister. Architektur-Schauspiel für symphonische Musik. Dem Geiste Paul Scheerbarts gewidmet.

      Hagen, Folkwang 1920. - Kl.-4°. 2 weisse Bll., 32 S. Mit 28 Tafeln. Orig.-Pappbd. (etwas fleckig und berieben, Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle). Erstausgabe. - Mit eigenhändiger Widmung von Bruno Taut:"Leopoldine Schmidt zur Freude und Erinnerung an Bruno Taut. 3.7.20". - Architektur-Schauspiel mit Bühnenbildern, kurzen Texten und Regieanweisungen. Mit abschliessendem Text Bruno Tauts:"Über Bühne und Musik; Nachwort zum Architekturschauspiel". - Stellenweise minimal fleckig. - Bolliger II, 32. Lang de [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works, ten volumes,

      William Blackwood and Sons,, no date, probably 1920's,. Hardcover,. 8vo, matcing half green calf with cloth boards, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, photogravure frontices to each volume, slight offsetting to title page, here and there one or two spots on title pages text otherwise very clean, each volume having the bookplate of James Stevenson, Baronet, and also the bookplate of Sir Malcolm Fraser BT., G.B.E., a very attractive set in near fine condition,

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        The Prince of Wales' Book. A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. 'Renown'. 1919-1920.

      London For St. Dunstan's by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd 1920 - First edition, 4to., signed and dated by the Prince of Wales on the Honolulu page, April 1920, (traces of paper-clip rusting to top edge, not affecting signature), black and white portrait frontispiece and various photogravures, slight age-toning, the odd bit of offsetting, else very good, publisher's red, printed cloth, one corner bumper, pictorial dust-jacket, toned, a little chipped and creased on lower, outside corner of upper panel, otherwise very good-plus. An account of the then Prince of Wales' tour of Canada, the U. S. A. and Australasia; [together with] a T.L.s. from H.R.H's Private Secretary on St. James's Place letterhead to Miss Mildred L. Clemens F. R. G. S., in response to her letter requesting the Prince to sign the book: 'With reference to your letter of the 4th instant, I am desired by the Prince of Wales to inform you that it is not His Royal Highness's practice to comply with requests for his autograph; but he has been pleased to make an exception in your case in view of his recent visit to Honolulu. His Royal Highness has signed his name on the page of the book dealing with Honolulu.' [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dadaistische Fox-Trot" - Original Sheet Music

      Berliner Bohème-Verlag K. Brüll, Berlin 1920 - Dada, dadaistischer Fox-trot für Trottel und Solche - die es noch werden Wollen. Worte von DaDa Beda. Musik von Ober-DaDa Hajós. ("Dada, dadaistic foxtrot for fools and those who want to become fools. Words by DaDa Beda. Music by Arch-DaDa Hajos.") An extremely rare song parodying the Dada movement, with music by the Hungarian composer Karl Hajos and lyrics by Fritz Löhner-Beda, one of the most famous Viennese songwriters of his time, and graphically striking illustrated wrappers by Wolfgang Ortmann. The nonsense lyrics poke fun at the absurdist use of language in Dada and at the movement's cult status: the beginning of the chorus translates as "Dada, O holy Dada, O loudmouthed Dada, hear my prayer." Published in 1920, coinciding with the First International Dada Fair in Berlin, the song must have appealed to Berliners who found the movement's gatherings and publications bizarre and amusing. Upright folio. 6 pp. Toned, spine reinforced internally with paper tape, two small early tape repairs to inside front cover with resultant staining, lower edges lightly chipped. Very scarce; WorldCat displays only one copy, at the National Gallery of Art Library, Washington DC. The Austrian librettist, lyricist, and writer Fritz Löhner-Beda was an important voice in 1920's Vienna. He wrote and produced several operas with Franz Léhar, including Das Land des Lächelns and Giuditta. He was arrested by Nazi forces in 1938 because of his Jewish background, and held in Dachau, Buchenwald, and finally Auschwitz, where he was beaten to death in 1942. He is particularly remembered for his Buchenwaldlied, the anthem of the Buchenwald camp, with its line "Wir wollen trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen" ("We still want to say yes to life.")Hungarian-born composer Karl Hajos worked in Vienna, where he founded the "Pierrot" publishing house, before emigrating to the United States in 1924. In Hollywood, he composed music for over 100 films in the late silent era.

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        (Broadside): Requiescat in Pace. Ald. Terence McSwiney (Lord Mayor of Cork)... Died in Brixton Prison, October 25th 1920 After a Hunger Strike Lasting Seventy Four Days. Age 40. His Last Words "God Save Ireland, Fight On! Fight On!

      London: Printer Burgess, 1920. Near Fine. Souvenir broadside or napkin. Approximately 13.5" x 13.5". Printed in black and purple on thin Japanese paper or tissue. Contemporarily mounted on buff-colored cardstock. Slight bleedthrough from the glue used in mounting, near fine. A commemoration of the death due to a hunger strike by the Sinn Fein Mayor of Cork, giving the order of the funereal procession. McSwiney was an Irish playwright, poet and pamphleteer. A leader of the Irish Nationalists in Kerry and Cork, he was arrested in Cork for possession of seditious articles and documents, while serving as Mayor. He immediately went on a hunger strike. His death focused world attention on the Irish Question, and his processions in both London and Cork drew huge crowds. Souvenir napkins survive to some degree, but seldom in nice condition, because of the thin material and they were usually stored folded. We acquired a few napkins where the owner had the forethought to mount them, probably almost immediately.

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      SONZOGNO, MILANO 1920 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli marroni, ingiallita, con fioritura, aloni e tracce d'inchiostro, usura ai bordi ed al dorso con strappetto al piede, pagine brunite, con fioritura e molte libere dalla legatura

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      London: George G. Harrap, 1920. Full leather. Very good+. No Jacket as issued. Deluxe edition. Stunning work of art. Quarto. 9 3/4 in (25 cm) tall; unpaginated. No date, circa 1920. Printed by H. & J. Pillans & Wilson, Edinburgh. Fine binding in olive green morocco with bright gold-stamped ornamentation, lettering and jewel-toned accents to front cover; bright gold-stamped illustrations and letters to spine. Hand sewn headbands. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. As befitting Coleridge's dramatic epic poem, Willy Pogany has extensively gilt tooled the spine and front cover with pictures including a ship of color leather inlays and has fully decorated every page. To paraphrase Vadeboncoeur, "Willy Pogany's art nouveau masterpiece. The large format allowed Pogany to pull out all the stops. Each page is at least two colors, sometimes with a gilt plate and usually an intricate border added. Extra-elaborate initials started each page, with simply ornate capitals for the beginning of each line. An illuminated title page, 20 tipped-in color plates, the second color added to the black and white plates, the flowing calligraphic text, and the numerous pen & ink drawings throughout make this special." Tight binding. Square corners. Fine tipped-in plates. Heavy stock, cream pages largely clean and unmarred with no bookplate, writing, salient marks, or tears; no loose pages. Clear protective cover. Crown and top corners chafed, rear cover with minor scratch, pastedowns with outer edges glue-toned, blanks foxed, pages and edges with intermittent light foxing, opening pages with light crease. Well-preserved, finely bound, epic poem lavishly illustrated by Willy Pogany. Vadeboncoeur, bpib online. Rarebookhub online.

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        Zionism. Handbook prepared under the direction of the Historical Section of the Foreign Office - No. 162.

      London H.M. Stationary Office January 1920 - 14 x 21.5 cm; 48 pp., original printed wrappers. Spine slightly sunned and rubbed. A fine copy. A "Zionism handbook" published by the British Foreign Office created to educate British Delegates to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. "In the spring of 1917 the Foreign Office, in connexion with the preparation which they were making for the work of the Peace Conference, established a special section whose duty it should be to provide the British Delegates to the Peace Conference with information in the most convenient form - geographical, economic, historical, social, religious, and political - respecting the different countries, districts, islands, &c., with which they might have to deal. In addition, volumes were prepared on certain general subjects, mostly of an historical nature, concerning which it appeared that a special study would be useful." This work was originally published for internal use of British diplomats, as part of a large series of books on the various regions and colonies. Towards 1920, as "the Peace Conference nearly completed its task" these series were issued for public use. Contents include: a chronological summary of Zionism, starting in 720 B.C.; Zionism in the bible; Zionism under the various rulers of the Holy Land; anti-Semitism and modern Zionism; and other chapters. The last chapter contains statements and speculations in regards to "The Future of Palestine", in reference to the Balfour declaration. This last chapter included phrases, such as "Arabs are not jealous of Zionist Jews and intend to give them fair play", which sound especially intriguing when taking into account the big Arab Riots in Palestine in April of 1920, which began already in 1919, initiated by Haj Amin el-Husseini. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      R.BEMPORAD & FIGLIO, FIRENZE 1920 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale incartoncino morbido, grigio, con titoli rossi e neri, con fioritura ed usura ai bordi, dorso ingiallito, con fioritura e strappetti al piede ed alla cima, pagine brunite da fattore tempon con fioriture sparse e gore, alcune libere dalla legatura

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      New York & London: G. P. Putnam. Very Good. 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in original tan cloth. Folio folder contains 256 loose pages. ( 222pp + 4 color + 52 Monochromatic plates. Gilt titles on spine and front cover. 1st edition. Text is Intact and clean. Small cloth tear at spine heel. First 3 pages have an curled edge. Two torn cloth ties. Floral decorated paper inside covers has rub marks. Old wooden ceilings are more numerous in Spain than other European Countries. Architecture, Spain; Monochrome & Color Plates; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 256 pages .

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        Männerportait - Öl auf Leinwand

      ohne 1920 (um 1930). Maße: ca. 80 cm x 100 cm, unsigniert, im vergoldetem Stuckrahmen mit floral ausgearbeiteten Elementen in den Ecken, (Gebrauchsspuren) - Georg Lührig war Professor für Malerei, Zeichnung, Grafik und Naturstudium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. 1932/33 Rektor der Akademie - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Grafik/ Plakate

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        Die Kunst des Radierens. Ein Handbuch.

      Berlin: Cassirer. 1920 Vierte vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. 279 S. Mit 6 Original-Grafiken. Pappband mit Goldprägung im Schuber. Schuber und Rücken etwas verblichen, Rückenfalz unten minimal eingerissen, schönes und fleckenfreies Exemplar. Mit den Originalradierungen von Max Liebermann (Amsterdamer Judengasse), Edvard Munch (Landschaft), Hermann Struck (Alter Jude aus Jaffa), Hans Meid (Der Maler in der Landschaft), Paul Baum (Aus Sluis) sowie der Originallithographie von Max Slevogt (Der Bildermann). Auf der Pan-Presse hergestellt. Versand D: 4,80 EUR

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