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        Atlas des Orchidées cultivées.

      Paris, E. Orlhac, (c. 1920). Folio. pp. 106, 30 coloured plates. (Bound up with:) IDEM. Les Orchidées cultivées. Comprenant de nombreux dessins en noir. Avec la description détaillée de toutes les espèces cultivées de toutes les variétés connues et avec l'enumération de tous les hybrides. Paris, E. Orlhac, (c. 1920). Folio. pp. 86, with 344 illustrations. Contemporary half morocco.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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      NY: Cantilever Aero Co., 1920. First Edition. Printed Stiff Wrappers. Very Good. 40pp; illustrated from photographs. Tan stiff wrappers, green lettering. 11" x 8" This elaborate prospectus urges investors to profit from the emerging airline industry and buy into the Cantilever Aero Company at Copiague, Long Island, New York. The Company headquarters and airplane factory are described and shown here in photographs. [WorldCat does not record this title, nor the Company. The Museum of the City of New York has several photographs of Cantilever Aero's "Christmas Bullet" biplane. We find no other copies of this book.]

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla]
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        Die Märchen von Goethe. Mit Originalradierungen von Rolf Schott.

      München, F. Bruckmann A.G., 1920.. 1. Auflage 93 Seiten mit 12 Originalradierungen 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbpergament mit goldgeprägter Deckelvignette und Kopfgoldschnitt. Die Ecken des Buches bestossen, der Pergamentrücken verblasst und dunkel, Kopfgoldschnitt, die ersten vier Seiten mit wenigen Stockflecken, ansonsten sauber und frisch. Von diesem Werke wurde eine Vorzugsausgabe von 200 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt und zwar Nr. 1 - 50 die Radierungen auf Kaiserlich Japanbütten, Nr. 51 - 200 die Radierungen auf Van Gelderbütten. Alle Radierungen dieser Vorzugsausgabe sind vom Künstler signiert. Dies ist Nr. 136. Inhalt: Das Märchen, Die neue Melusine, Der neue Paris. Knabenmärchen, gedruckt bei Poeschel & Trepte in Leipzig.

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      - Anonyme Date : 1920 Dimensions : 100x140cm Imp : GROS-MONTI TORINO Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Autograph letter signed ("John W. Davis").

      Washington, 5. X. 1920. - Large 4to. ¾ p. To Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins of the Women's City Club of Boston: "I have just received your very kind letter [.] inviting me to attend a dinner of the Women's City Club of Boston on December 21. I should be very glad to address an important gathering of this character on the subject of our foreign relations, but unfortunately it is not probable that I shall be in this country at that time. I must, therefore, decline your invitation [.]". - On stationery with printed letterhead "Department of State | Washington"; left margin with punched holes (not touching text); slight edge damage and somewhat browned.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Youth and the Medusa

      Knopf 1920 - First Edition, First Printing. A sharp copy in the ORIGINAL cloth. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with a beautiful facsimile dustjacket from the original. We buy Willa Cather First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Where Angels Fear to Tread

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1920. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookplate. Ownership inkstamp to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, titles to spine dulled, boards very lightly rubbed, contents toned. A very good copy in the tanned, creased, and nicked jacket with repairs to the verso. First US edition, first printing of the author's first book, which appeared 15 years after the first British edition in a print run of only 2,630 copies. Rarely seen in the dust jacket.

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        Fine original portrait drawing by Benedikt Dolbin (1883-1971), titled by the artist "Franz Lehar (drawn from life)" and signed by Dolbin just below the portrait

      [Vienna] [ca. 1920]. The composer is depicted in profile, wearing collar and tie. Executed in pen and ink and black chalk on a light yellow background wash. 343 x 250 mm.. "[Lehar] was the leading operetta composer of the 20th century, being primarily responsible for giving the genre renewed vitality. His most successful operetta, Die lustige Witwe, has established a lasting place in the opera as well as the operetta repertory and, along with Offenbach and Johann Strauss II, Lehar has remained one of the most popular composers of light music." Andrew Lamb in Grove online Dolbin (pseud. Fred Pollack) was born in Vienna and studied 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.

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        My Days with the Fairies - Illustrated in Colour by Edmund Dulac. [A new and enlarged Edition of "Fairies i have met".

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1920].. 8°. 169 pages. Original illustrated Hardcover (red cloth with gilt lettering and illustration on boards). Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Some minor staining to pages 160-161. All of the wonderful tipped-in illustrations in excellent condition.. Includes the following illustrations: I. The Bird of Shadows and the Sun-Bird II. The Sea-Fairy and the Land-Fairy III.Princess Orchid's Party IV. The Cloud that had no lining V. The Fairies who changed Places VI. The Making of the Opal VII. The Big Spider's Diamonds VIII. A little girl in a book

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        Little Ragged Blossom and More About Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

      Angus & Robertson Ltd, Sydney, 1920, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Undated, Marcie Muir 2752 states 1920. Illustrated covers with coloured pictorial inlay, colour frontispiece and one full page colour illustration, 20 full page sepia and white illustrations, numerous black and white line drawings in text. 98pp. Publisher gift inscription to W Cousins on front endpaper, 1918 added afterwards in pencil. Dustwrapper marred by a large piece missing from front cover, otherwise in very good condition. Book has been well protected by wrapper and only flaws are very faint age shading to endpapers and some age spotting visible to page edges when book is shut. More scans available.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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      New York:: Knopf,. 1920. First American edition of ARA VOS PREC, with the order of the poems changed and a few substitutions. His first book published in the U.S. Tan paper boards stamped in brown with top edge brown. The book has very minor wear on corners and spine ends and some offset on endpapers, but still very good, in aged and worn dust jacket, with chipping at top of panels, not affecting any lettering, but lacking spine portion of jacket, both covers and flaps intact. A scarce jacket.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Reliefpanorama von Thüringen mit den Städten als Vogelschauansichten.

      . Bleistiftzeichnung, die Flüsse blau aquarelliert, z.T. mit brauner und schwarzer Tusche überarbeitet, aus dem Atelier von J. Ruep, um 1920, 70 x 140 cm.. Großes Gesamtpanorama über Meiningen und Hildburghausen hinweg gesehen auf die Städte Eisenach, Gotha, Erfurt, Weimar, Jena und Gera. Schön herausgearbeitet die Höhen des Thüringer Waldes. In der Ferne der Kyffhäuser, Halle, Leipzig und Zwickau. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen. - Dieser Entwurf wurde für das uns vorliegende aquarellierte Reliefpanorama von Thüringen nicht verwendet.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe. 1920. First. First edition. Bookplate of "The Wrights," some professional repair to the cloth, and the hinges strengthened, an attractive, very good copy lacking the rare dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A collection of new versions of previously published articles which first appeared in The Atlantic, The Independent, The Credo, and The Journal of Race Development. A very nice copy. .

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        Les Uniformes Du Premier Empire Series 1-226 by Bucquoy, Rousselot, Hilpert, Toussaint, Benigni, Feist and others

      Paris: Np, ca 1920. First edition. No Dust Jacket. The collection contains 1233 cards of the purportedly 3000 plates for this series. Includes original envelopes for Series 1-193 and 21-226, plus text leaves for Series 13, 16-17, 31-33, 37-38, 41-42, 48-51, 54-63, 7--72, 80, 84, 86, 92, 99-101, 103-106, 120, 125, 130, 130-131, 138, 141-142, 144-145, 162, 164, 166-168, 177, 183, 185-187, 191, 22-224.& Also included are: (1) Bucquoy, E-L. Les Chasseurs a Cheval de la Garde Imperiale 1800-185. [Texte des Series 146-161]: Strasbourg, 1926. 224 pages.& _____. Les Guides d'Etat -Major 1792-1815 [Texte des Series 106-119]. Strasbourg, 1920. 118 pages.& _____. La Gendarmerie d'Elite de la Garde Imperiale 1801-1815 [Texte de Series 171-176]. Troyes, 1929. 74 pages.& & Cards are approx. 16 x 11 cm. most in fine condition, housed in four wooden file boxes 24 x 27 x 12 cm.

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        Histoire de la Nation Française.

      Paris, Société de l'Histoire Nationale - Plon-Nourrit & Cie, s.d. (env. 1920) - 15 Vol. In-4 , Importante série, illustrée par Auguste Lepère de 180 hors texte en couleurs et de nombreuses gravures dans le texte.Grand in 8 en reliure d'éditeur 3/3 dos ornementé avec en son milieu un motif changeant suivant le thème abordé dans le vol Volumes 1 - 2 : Géographie humaine de la France. Volumes 3 - 5 : Histoire politique. Volume 6 : Histoire religieuse. Volumes 7 - 8 : Histoire militaire. Volume 9 : Histoire diplomatique et coloniale. Volume 10 : Histoire économique et sociale. Volume 11 :

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        Histoire Universelle - 4 Tomes et l'Index Général

      Société De l'Histoire Universelle, Aix-en-Provence 1920 - Edition originale "NON-COUPÉE". TRÈS RARE, à plus forte raison dans cet état. Tome I: [xvii] - 92 pages. (Tome I en très bonne condition). Tome II: 190 pages (Tome II en très bonne condition). Tome III: 157 pages (Tome III en très bonne condition). Tome IV: 220 pages - [1p] - 2p{Table des matières} (Tome IV en très bonne condition à l'exception du dos qui est bruni). INDEX GÉNÉRAL: 19 pages (papier légèrement bruni mais en bonne condition). Cette Histoire Universelle nous fait découvrir une autre facette de l'infatiguable et irremplaçable baron, que l'on qualifie souvent de "petit", alors "qu'immense" serait plus approprié, car son oeuvre est considérable, la partie olympique n'en représentant que la moitié. Photos disponibles sur demande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Konzerthaus-Redoute in allen Konzerthaus-Sälen, Samstag, den 22. Januar. Ballmusik: Das Symphonie-Orchester . Veranstaltet von Wr. Konzertverein, Verein Wr. Tonkünstler. Zum Besten der Symphonie-Orchesters. Arrangement: Benno Lie.

      Ges.f.graphische Industrie Wien VI,, Wien, 1920 - OLithographie. Wien, Ges.f.graphische Industrie Wien VI, o. J. [1920 - 1929] ca. 168 x 53 cm. Zweiteiliges Plakat. Vgl. MAK, PI 3194.- Fachmännisch restauriert. - Der unbestrittene Großmeister des Wiener Redoutenplakates war Bernd Steiner (1884-1933). Während der kurzen Zeitspanne zwischen 1921 und 1924 gestaltete er zahlreiche hochformatige Affichen in seinem unverwechselbaren Stil, elegante Objets d'art für die Litfasssäulen der Wiener Ringstrasse, die im Stadtbild Aufsehen erregten.

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        Le Livre des Ballades

      1920. With Extra Suite of PlatesIncluding Vignettes and Ballads Not Found in the English Edition[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. FORT, Paul. Le Livre des Ballades. Illustré par Arthur Rackham. Paris: L'Edition D'Art H. Piazza, 1920. Limited to 300 copies with an extra-suite of (13 of 14) mounted color plates, this being copy no. 256 of a total edition of 1300. Quarto (11 7/8 x 9 1/8; 303 x 232 mm). 108, [2] pp. Fourteen mounted color plates with captioned tissue guards. Headpieces, typographical devices. Publisher's original pictorial tan wrappers. The duplicate color plate "La France" is missing from the additional suite.Otherwise a near fine copy.First edition in French of the Rackham-illustrated Some British Ballads (1919) including additional black and white vignettes. Paul Fort translated the original ballads and there are some included that are not found in the English edition.Latimore and Haskell pp. 50-51. Riall p. 137.

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        Kohlezeichnung. Motiv: Blick von Park auf Kirche.

      21,5 x 28,5 cm (HxB). Um 1920.. Am unteren Bildrand von Pippel signiert. Stimmungsvolles Stilleben. Zeichnung einer - wohl Münchener - Parklandschaftsaussicht. Bandnummer:- Auflage:-. Gutes Exemplar. Hinter Passepartout gelegt. Originally drawing by Pippel. Sollten Sie weitere Fragen bzw. Fotowünsche haben, so wenden Sie sich bitte per email an uns.

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        GENIUS. Zeitschrift für werdende und alte Kunst.

      . Herausgegeben von Carl Georg Heise & Hans Mardersteig. Zweites Jahr 1920. München: Kurt Wolff 1920. Richly illustr. in b/w and colour. Large 4to. VIII + 332 pp. Publisher's halfvellum with leatherlabel on spine. Leatherlabel a little damaged. * With original lithograph by Georg Ehrlich and 3 original woodcuts by Max Kaus, Frans Masereel and Andre Rouveyre..

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        Nantes - Rue Fourchon - Quai de la Fosse.

      S.n. 1920 - - S.n., S.l. circa 1920, 25x30,5cm (dimensions du cadre) 11,5x14,5cm (dimensions du dessin), une feuille sous marie-louise encadrée. - Dessin original aux crayons de couleur et pastels représentant une vue de Nantes. Edmond Heuzé, pseudonyme d'Amédée Letrouvé (1884-1967), est un dessinateur, peintre, graveur et écrivain français. Pendant une trentaine d'années, Edmond Heuzé vivra de dix-sept petits métiers divers : Nénesse le fait entrer sous le pseudo de « Williams » comme danseur dans la troupe du Moulin Rouge avec La Goulue, ce qui lui permet de faire le tour du monde. Il devient également marchand, intermédiaire, camelot, régisseur de cirque ambulant, danseur de claquettes chez Maxim's, etc. C'est dans cette dernière profession qu'il aura l'occasion de peindre le monde du cirque à ses moments de loisirs. Il épouse Nina Bacquet, la directrice du cirque Médrano. Réformé en 1904, il s'engage comme volontaire en 1914. Avant la déclaration de la Première Guerre mondiale, il était conservateur de la collection d'émaux du grand-duc Nicolas Mikhaïlovitch de Russie. Il est incorporé au bout de six tentatives infructueuses comme gardien au magasin d'habillement du 22e régiment d'infanterie, comme André Utter, et s'en inspira pour une série de peintures intitulée Les Masques. En 1918, après divers métiers, il devient directeur de la Galerie Sagot, rue Laffitte, où il vend des toiles de ses amis Maurice Utrillo, Suzanne Valadon, Rouault, ainsi que les siennes. Les douze tableaux de la série Les Masques sont vendus durant les deux premiers jours. À cette époque Edmond Heuzé fut le témoin de mariage d'André Utter et Suzanne Valladon. Il conserva des liens étroits avec Maurice Utrillo, Jules Depaquit et Tiret-Bognet. Grâce à la générosité de Georges Chéron, marchand de tableaux, il peut recommencer à peindre. À partir de 1920, il expose à la galerie Bernheim-Jeune ainsi qu'à la galerie Chiron en 1923, et peut désormais vivre de son art qu'il consacre alors aux portraits, notamment dans le milieu du cirque. En 1938, il obtient le prix Paul-Guillaume pour le portrait du mime Farina. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chtenie odna iz obyazannostei cheloveka (Reading is one of a Person's Duties)

      Petrograd Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo (1920) - Framed poster measuring 19 inches by 26 inches. This two-color lithograph was printed in Petrograd (now St. Petersburg) by the Petrograd State Publishing House and shows a man and a woman reading books while a hammer rests against the man's leg and more books lay in a pile at their feet. The accompanying text declares, in Cyrillic, "Reading is one of a Person's Duties." Starting in 1919, the Soviet government began a campaign to eradicate illiteracy by mandating compulsory education for children and enrolling illiterate adults in special literacy schools. Part of this new policy included issuing propagandistic posters linking literacy to one's duty as a Communist and positioning knowledge as the key to greater production. This poster, showing the tools of production next to books, was in close alignment with this new campaign. Writing in pencil and ink to upper margin of poster, otherwise fine in wooden frame measuring 23 1/2 by 30 inches. (White, The Bolshevik Poster, pp. 104-105, 108, plate 5.36)

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        correspondance manuscrite sur la question de la Turquie : 22 pièces dont de nombreux documents autographes de Lyautey

      1920 - Maréchal Lyautey : Correspondance entre le Maréchal Lyautey et l’éditeur Max Leclerc, dans une enveloppe à l’en-tête de la Librairie Armand Colin, portant les mentions manuscrites : « Lyautey Poincaré Millerand ; efforts pour préparer départ Lyautey du Maroc et son orientation vers aff. Musulmanes en général ». Ce dossier inédit, d’une considérable importance historique, confirme la clairvoyance, la fermeté, le sens politique, voire l’intuition prophétique d’un des rares hommes politiques et administrateurs coloniaux qui ait gardé intactes sa réputation et sa popularité jusqu’à nos jours. Le dossier comprend : 1) Lettre dactylographiée de 6 p. signée de Lyautey, datée de Rabat le 20/11/1922, traitant de la politique extérieure de la France et critiquant sévèrement le Quai d’Orsay: « il n’y a pas de Maison plus déconcertante que notre Quai d’Orsay [ .] Le microbe est dans la maison. Nos agents à l’extérieur sont toujours dans le vide." Lyautey souligne que ses succès au Maroc ont été liés à sa maîtrise des moyens locaux, mais réfute à l’avance toute action de sa part en Turquie : « Mais que voudriez-vous que je fasse à Constantinople ? Où en tout cas, je ne serai pas le maître [ .] Je bénis donc le Ciel qu’on n’ait pas songé à m’y envoyer » 2) Lettre dact. de 12 p. sur papier en-tête (Le Maréchal Lyautey Résident Général au Maroc) signée de Lyautey, datée de Rabat le 18/01/1923, traitant de l’Orient, la question musulmane, la politique intérieure française, ses relations avec la Turquie, les erreurs et maladresses de la politique anglaise. Lyautey est opposé à une politique musulmane d’ensemble : « Si, toute l’année dernière, j’ai témoigné à toute occasion mes sympathies pour le mouvement d’Angora, si je me suis prêté à la manifestation que vous savez à la Mosquée de Paris, c’est parce que je me trouvais devant un fait acquis, la force d’Angora, l’enthousiasme que ce mouvement déchaînait dans le monde musulman, d’où intérêt immédiat, au point de vue des seuls intérêts de la France au Maroc d’en tirer le bénéfice [ ] Je rendais d’ailleurs ainsi service au gouvernement sans le compromettre [ ] Mais, tout en procédant à cette manœuvre nécessaire, je n’étais nullement emballé sur le succès turc dont je vois tout le péril [ ] La manœuvre est très délicate. Il s’agit là, je le reconnais cyniquement, de jouer constamment double-jeu ». Sur le maintien d’un régime d’ordre en Turquie, il écrit : « A cet égard son passé est très peu encourageant et si, aujourd’hui, elle compte un groupe d’hommes tels que Kemal, Ismet et autres Il poursuit sur la politique qu’il souhaite que la France tienne dans ses intérêts vis-à-vis d’Ismet pacha et Mustapha Kemal ; il se sent honoré et sûr de la confiance de Millerand et de lui seul, il précise que les autres hommes politiques qui l’ont subi bien malgré eux pendant quelques semaines au Ministère de la Guerre [ ] ont dansé la danse du scalp en me voyant hors de cause en tant qu’homme politique ». Il précise ensuite son opinion et son action sur la politique intérieure, et ce qui le sépare, bien qu’il soit pour une royauté parlementaire, de l’Action Française, regardant Valois « comme un péril public [ ] J’ai toujours eu horreur de tous les boulangismes [ ] Le boulangisme, puis l’antisémitisme, puis dans l’ordre inverse la poussée d’antimilitarisme et de révolution qui a suivi l’affaire Dreyfus [ ] c’est toujours la même chose ». 3) Correspondance manuscrite, échangée entre Lyautey (4 lettres), son épouse (1 pièce), Berthe Gaulis (10 pièces) et M. Leclerc, concernant en grand partie les rapports avec la Turquie. 4) 2 télégrammes de Lyautey à M. Leclerc. 5) Rapport dact., adressé à Lyautey le 06/01/1923, sur l’hygiène au Maroc et lettre du 12/02/1923. 6) Article dact. de M. Leclerc à l’éditeur du Times, du 26/08/1922. 7) Lettre à en-tête dact., portant de nbes corrections autographes, de M. Leclerc à Millerand, président de la République, et sa réponse. 8) Nombreuses enveloppes d’expédition conservées. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        STUDI DANTESCHI Diretti da Michele Barbi.

      Firenze,: Sansoni,, 1920-1984.. In-8, bross., ca. 150/200 pp. cad. vol. Di questa importante rivista offriamo una raccolta completa, dal 1920 (vol. I) al 1984 (vol. LVI), in 53 volumi. <br>& Tutta la raccolta è ben conservata (solo lievi mancanze ad alcuni dorsi).<br>& & "Fondata e diretta da Barbi, sotto gli auspici della Società Dantesca Italiana nel 1920, in quaderni semestrali, la pubblicazione fu interrotta nel 1943 (col vol. XXVII). Riprese nel 1949 e fu ancora interrotta negli anni 1952 e 1956. La rivista, dopo la morte di Barbi venne affidata a Mario Casella ed è, dal 1957, diretta da Gianfranco Contini. Il campo d&#39;azione è vastissimo, occupandosi di tutti i principali problemi attinenti la critica dantesca." Cosi&#39; Diz. Vallecchi,II, pp. 1293-94.

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        Relativity. The Special and General Theory. A Popular Exposition. Translated by Robert W.Lawson.

      Methuen, London, 1920, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionThe first English edition of Einstein's celebrated theory, including a chapter (Appendix III: The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity) written especially for this first English translation. 138pp + viii publisher's catalogue at rear. Red cloth, lettered and ruled in black at spine and in blind at upper board. With a portrait frontispiece and five diagrams. Some fading to the cloth at backstrip and lettering a little dulled. Some browning to the endpapers and a tiny tear to base of title page. Contemporary former owner name pencilled to half title and a tiny dealer plate to front pastedown. A very good crisp copy, lacking the most uncommon dust wrapper.

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        One Man&#39;s Initiation &#150; 1917

      London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.,, 1920. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Spine perhaps a shade darkened but an exceptional copy in the minutely rubbed dust jacket a little tanned at the spine. First edition, first impression, first issue with the broken type on page 35. The author&#39;s first book which was not published in the US until 1922. From the library of Frank Adams with his bookplate to the front pastedown.

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        One Man's Initiation - 1917

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1920. First state with appropriate points on p. 35. The dj has several tears, and two significant chips - the top 1.5" of the crown and the bottom 1/4" of the heel. Beneath these, the spine of the book is very faded, although the lettering is unaffected. The remainder of the spine is lightly faded. Other than these defects the book is in nice shape.. First Edition. Cloth. Good Plus/Poor.

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        A Life in Letters: a signed photograph, 9 Autograph Letters Signed, 18 Typed Letters Signed, all with exceptional content, signed 1920s Histadrut Teachers? Union Membership Registrar, and 1948 Independence issues of ?Ha?aretz? and ?The Palestine Post.?

      Palestine / Israel, 1920s - 1972 "Comprises:1. Photograph Signed in English. B&w 7.75? x 9.75? 2. A teacher?s Histadrut Membership Registrar signed in the 1920s by BG as Secretary General of Histadrut.3. ?Today you join the company of good teachers ... establish generations of achievers, people of ideals and action, who in their hands is the fate of the State and its future...? nd4. ?There are no secrets and the members of the Knesset know as much as members of the committee...? nd5. ?meeting regarding the Arab situation in Eretz [Israel]...? (October 21, 1929)6. ?Understanding the joint responsibility of all now ... we accept the willingness to lend a hand to any action...? (September 12, 1939)7. ?loan of machines for central industry in Tel-Aviv, and specifically a direct current electric generator with a diesel engine and the equipment associated with such a plant...? (February 5, 1948)8. Original four-page issue of Hebrew"

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      - GRUELLE,JOHNNY. RAGGEDY ANDY STORIES. Chicago: Volland (1920, 70th edition) 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, FINE IN PUBLISHER'S BOX (box VG+ with light soil and flap strengthening). A VOLLAND HAPPY CHILDREN BOOK illus. by Gruelle with pictorial endpapers and many color illustrations throughout the text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Wald mit Rehen",

      [1920],. 22 x 28 cm, Signatur unten rechts (gekratzt). Mit einer persönlichen handschriftlichen Widmung auf der Leinwandrückseite: "Til Her ug Fru Charles Larsen venligst fra Arthur Nieslen, 12-1-1920". Rahmen. Nicht ausgerahmt.. Vollmer VI (Ergänzungen), 303: Arthur Nieslen war ein dänischer Tiermaler, geboren am 10. Juli 1883 in Odense, gestorben am 11. April 1946 in Klampenborg/Dänemark. Er war ein Schüler von H. Dohm. 1913, 1921 und 1933 hielt er sich in Deutschland und Italien auf. Sonderausstellungen u. a. 1936 und 1937 in Aarhus und 1940 in Odense.

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      - Date : 1920 Dimensions : 75x105cm Imp : LUCIEN SERRE & Cie - PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        The Book of Harlech

      D.H. Parry, London, 1920, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionCOBURN, ALVIN LANGDON. The Book of Harlech, London: D.H. Parry, 1920. Oblong octavo, first edition, pp. 15, 20 plates, gray paper-covered boards with black lettering and silhouette on upper board. Rotary gravure prints of Coburn's beloved Wales retreat. See George Eastman House's "Imagining Paradise," p. 240: Coburn and his wife "fell in love with the otherworldly and atmospheric village in the hills. ... It was Harlech where the Coburns were happiest, and The Book of Harlech is a personal celebration of that fact. ... The simple design of the book with his signature gray brown paper covers and the blocked type face is all Coburn's own. He also wrote the text." GEH refers to these prints as collotypes but in fact they are rotary gravures. Condition of this book: Boards moderately worn with a few areas of rubbing and browning. Leaves clean and tight, images fine. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Wales; 1900-1920; Photography. Inventory No: 51963.

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        SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917: By Sir Ernest Shackleton C.V.O.

      William Heinemann, 1920, Cloth, Book Condition: Good.1st Edition, 3rd impression (January 1920); xxi, 376pp, 1 colour photographic frontispiece of the "Endurance", 87 b/w photographs, 1 folding map. Dark blue cloth with silver titles and image of the Endurance. Blind stamped colophon on rear cover. Covers showing some sign of wear but still bright, nice ink inscription on blank fly leaf dated 1920, small tear to map at rear. Probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances. Taurus 105; Books on Ice, 7.8; Conrad p224; Rosove 308.A3. Good. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 5 kilogram. Category: S1-Ant; Inventory No: 341.

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        Original Art: "De Ox and De Frog",

      n.p. n.d., 1920's, n.p. - An original pen and ink sketch by Edward Winsor Kemble produced for "The Youth's Companion", an early 20th century juvenile journal. The sketch 6½ by 8½ inches and with printer's marks along the bottom. Titled in pencil: "De Ox and de Frog". On the reverse is a sticker noting that the sketch has been published by The Youth's Companion as well as a notation, "Original Art". The Tale of the Ox and the Frog appears in AEsop, also in La Fontaine and possibly in Uncle Ned's Old Tales Retold. It describes a mother frog inflating herself to the point of bursting (and in some versions beyond that point) as she imitates the size of an ox. And indeed in Kemble's sketch we se a large chested female frog standing over a mushroom table addressing two frog-children. Cropped closely on the sides just touching the image else this is in very nice condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Fine original portrait drawing by Benedikt Dolbin (1883-1971), titled by the artist "Franz Lehar (drawn from life)" and signed by Dolbin just below the portrait

      [ca 1920], [Vienna] - "[Lehar] was the leading operetta composer of the 20th century, being primarily responsible for giving the genre renewed vitality. His most successful operetta, Die lustige Witwe, has established a lasting place in the opera as well as the operetta repertory and, along with Offenbach and Johann Strauss II, Lehár has remained one of the most popular composers of light music." Andrew Lamb in Grove onlineDolbin (pseud. Fred Pollack) was born in Vienna and studied 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. The composer is depicted in profile, wearing collar and tie. Executed in pen and ink and black chalk on a light yellow background wash. 343 x 250 mm.

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        Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, The

      1920. A Rather Unusual Rivi?re Art-Deco Binding[RIVI?RE and Son, Binders]. TENNYSON, Lord Alfred. Works of&#133; London: Macmillan and Co., 1920. Complete edition. Octavo (7 1/8 x 4 13/16; 182 x 122 mm.). viii, 900, [1, index], [1 imprint] pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Finely bound by Riviére and Son ca. 1920 (stamp-signed to lower turn-in) in contemporary full dark brown calf. Front cover pictorially inlaid in colors with a knight on horseback with a castle in the background and "Tennyson" inlaid in orange. Spine with "Excalibur" inlaid in colors and lettered in gilt, ear cover with the sword of The Lady in the Lake inlaid in colors. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A very fine example housed in a matching full dark brown calf clamshell case.A rather unusual Riviére binding from the Art-Deco period.

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        CHUBBY CHUMMIES (code number 951)

      Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London 1920 - (Preston, Chloe) illus. CHUBBY CHUMMIES (code number 951). [London]: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., circa 1920. First edition. 32mo - 3-9/16" x 4-9/16". Full color pictorial boards in beautiful, pristine condition with two blue ribbons attached to one of the cloth joints for tying the book closed. [14]pp. The book consists of seven panels of heavy board stock folded accordian style, four panels with full color illustrations by Chloe Preston and three panels with verses by G. C. F. mounted on each side. The seven panels are joined together with blue cloth which is still completely intact. Fully extended the book measures 25-5/8" long. The pages of the book are bright and clean and the illustrations of chubby little children are just charming. The book is housed in the publisher's original box which is in wonderful condition and which has a paste label matching the front cover illustration of the book. The condition of both the book and the box are FINE. Exceedingly rare. Not in Hillier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ritratto di Luisa Baccara

      Roma: La Fionda, 1920. Prima edizione (First Edition). broch. Ottimo (Fine). 16mo (cm 14x21). Xilografie originali di Adolfo De Carolis: Ritratto della Baccara in sanguigna, frontespizio, testatine, finalini Due scritti sulla pianista che visse con l&#39;Autore al Vittoriale dal 1920 al 1938, già apparsi su periodici dello stesso anno. Brossura a due colori con xilografia in rosso di Adolfo De carolis [Gambetti, 2007]

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        Die Legende vom weltverkommenen Sonka.,

      Wien, Lampl o. J. [1920]. - gr.-8°. S. 161-182, 2 Bll. (Verlagsanz.). Ogeh. Papierbedingt gebräunt. 1. Bl. m. kl. Fehlstellen. vgl. Raabe, Kat. Expressionismus, Marbach 1960. 138. - Vorabdruck der Buchausgabe: Lpz./Wien, E. P. Tal 1920. - Hugo Sonnenschein, 1890 in Gayo in der Nähe von Brünn geboren, war ein umtriebiger Autor mit Beziehungen zu Robert Musil, Franz Werfel und Leo Trotzki. Unter dem Pseudonym Sonka veröffentlichte er 20 expressionistische Lyrikbände, war Mitbegründer der kommunistischen Partei in der Tschechoslowakei. Nach seiner Befreiung aus Auschwitz war er mit der Führungsmannschaft seiner Partei in Moskau. In der Tschechoslowakei wurde er aus politischen Gründen verhaftet und starb am 20. Juli 1953 im Zuchthaus Mirov an Tuberkolose. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Der Prophet Jona nach Luther mit 12 Radierungen von Marcus Behmer.

      Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1920 - 1930.. 16 x 13,7 cm. Grünes flexibles Originalganzleder mit goldgeprägtem Monogramm (MB) mit einfachem Papier-Schutzumschlag und in O-HalbleinenKassette (17 x 15 cm). Diese mit montiertem TitelSchild und etwas lichtrandig. 3 weiße Bll., 27 (2) Seiten, 3 weiße Blätter. Einwandfrei erhalten. Dekoratives, liebliches Exemplar.. Satzanordnung, Titelholzschnitt und Radierungen von M.Behmer. Aus dem Nachwort: ' Im September 1920 sind auf der Handpresse bei Otto v. Holten zu Berlin 300 numerierte Exemplare auf Zanders-Bütten gedruckt worden, davon 250 für den Verkauf. Die Radierungen in den 25 ersten Abzügen von unverstählten Platten. ' Vorliegend ein unnumeriertes, über die Auflage gedrucktes Exemplar der absoluten Vorzugsausgabe. #M-Raum

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        ELEONORA DUSE: Fine head and shoulders portrait photograph of the actress, with the photographer's label on verso. Gelatin silver print on smooth paper

      [New York?], ca. 1920. 13 x 10 inches; framed. . One corner chipped, one-inch tear without loss at lower margin, else fine. On the verso is the photographer's printed label reading "ARNOLD GENTHE / 41 East 49th Street / New York City". Beaton and Buckland, The Magic Image, p. 139 (illustrating this photograph) . A strong, evocative image of the near-legendary Italian actress, shown in profile toward the end of her life. Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was born in Germany and came to San Francisco in 1895 as tutor for the son of a German Baron. He subsequently worked there as a professional photographer before moving to New York in 1911; he photographed the most famous people during a career that spanned four decades. "Many of [Genthe's portraits] are...period pieces, but immutable are his portraits of Duse and Garbo." (Beaton and Buckland). In "Arnold Genthe 1869-1942" a catalogue of an exhibition of his work held in 1975 at the Staten Island (NY) Museum, Dorothy Wilcock Neumeyer writes concerning this photograph (which is illustrated): "Genthe once said that one of his greatest pictures was of Eleonora Duse, made on her farewell visit to the United States...he telephoned Duse and told her that he would like to photograph her when she reached New York. Duse said 'You do not want to photograph an old lady. Besides, I am not sure I will be in New York.' Genthe said, 'I will go to you in Pittsburgh. As for being old, you can never change the exquisite bone structure of your lovely face.' He went to Pittsburgh and took this great photograph. No make-up, the white hair, worn in the simple manner, a face poignant with beauty even more compelling than in her earlier years. Duse wept when she saw this picture." ONE OF GENTHE'S FINEST WORKS

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