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        La Mort de Venise.

      . Paris: Rene Kieffer 1920. With orig. etchings by G. Le Meilleur. 126 pp. Limited to 250 copies. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and topedge gilt in nice contp. halfleather dec. with gold on spine. * Copy no. 245 of 180 on "velin de Cuve"..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Au royaume du bistouri. 30 dessins par R.de M. Preface de Marcel Proust.

      Geneve, Edition Henn, [1920].. Ca. 31 x 23 cm. (48) Seiten. Mit 32 ganzseitigen Zeichnungen (davon 1 farbig) von R.M., d.i. Rita de Maugny. Farbig illustrierter Orig.-Karton.. Vorwort Erstveröffentlichung von Marcel Proust. Exemplar Nr. 57 einer kleinen Auflage. Proust war eng mit dem Comte Clement de Maugny befreundet und lernte bei seinen Aufenthalten im Familienanwesen am Genfer See auch dessen Ehefrau Rita kennen. Rita de Maugny fertigte nach dem 1. Weltkrieg die Karikaturen aus dem medizinischen Mileu und Proust verfasste - als Ausnahme, da er Gefälligkeitsarbeiten nicht sehr zugetan war - aus großer Sympathie und Freundschaft für die Familie das Vorwort. Einband fleckig, Rücken mit Einriss, Kanten etwas bestoßen. Seitenränder papierbedingt gebräunt. Ein Blatt mit Einriss. In französischer Sprache. Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kurz]
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        Portrait Photograph Signed

      New York: Nickolas Muray, n.d. [c. 1920]. New York: Nickolas Muray, n.d. [c. 1920]. Approximately 9 1/2 x 6 1/2?. This three-quarter length portrait shows the youngish Cather in a silk blouse and pleated skirt, with a kimono style gown draped over her shoulders. Inscribed by the author in a light area at the upper left corner, ?For Ida Todd, An old friend of mine and a lover of beautiful voices. Willa Cather.? Unfortunately, a neatly mended diagonal crack, far less disfiguring than it sounds, runs across the upper part of the image, through the author?s face.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Wilshire Crest

      Los Angeles.: David Barry & Co., No date. Ca. 1920.. Los Angeles.: David Barry & Co.. No date. Ca. 1920.. Blueline plat map, 29 x 23 3/4 inches on sheet size 31 1/2 x 26 inches, folded to 8 1/2 x 4 inches. Few soft creases, very good condition. A map of the up-market Wilshire Crest development in its very early stages ("Map not yet recorded 1" = 100'" is noted at the lower edge of the map). The development lies between Wilshire Boulevard at north and Country Club Drive (Olympic Blvd.) at south with lots fronting on Hudson Blvd. at the western edge and Rimpau Blvd. at the eastern edge. On the outside panel of the verso is the penciled note: "Please hand this to Mr. Woodruff first time he calls. H.C." (Harry Chandler?) with the pencil identification of the map "Wilshire Crest." An article at latimes.com identifies Wilshire Crest as becoming South Brookside, which was later shortened to Brookside. However, on their web site, the Windsor Square - Hancock Park Historical Society writes: "Brookside, first known as Windsor Crest, was carved out of the original Rancho Las Cienegas (Ranch of the Marshland), owned by Mexican native Don Francisco Avila.... The neighborhood got going in 1921, when the Rimpau Estate Company began to sell home sites to L.A.'s wealthiest families." The prices of the lots on the David Barry & Co. map appear in pencil; south of Eighth Street the lots were in the $2500 to $4600 range, with a number ranging between $6000 and $11000. Estate-sized tracts were valued at up to $20,000. The Directory of Brokers and Salesmen (1922) shows Barry as having branch offices at Wilshire and Rimpau and Rimpau and Country Club Drive, presumably established to facilitate the marketing of Wilshire Crest. As a footnote: text on a January 6, 1924 David Barry real estate ad in the Los Angeles Times states: "The history of our 18 other west-side tracts has without exception been one of steadily increased values." A most interesting map of an "in-progress" sub-division in the booming LA real estate market of the 20s. No record of the map in WorldCat. .

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        (Kiel 1871 - 1953 Worpswede). Worpsweder Bauernhaus. Öl auf Leinwand. Um 1920. Unten rechts signiert. 54 x 55 cm. Gerahmt.

      1920. . Bartsch studierte an den Akademien Karlsruhe bei Oswald Poetzelberger und in Düsseldorf, er besuchte das Meisteratelier bei Eugen Dücker und Gerhard Janssen, nach 1910 lebte und arbeitete er in Worpswede.- Reetgedecktes Bauernhaus in sommerlicher Landschaft, im Vordergrund einige Birken.

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        RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc

      Methuen & co. Ltd. London. 1920. Methuen & co. Ltd. London. 1920. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.2 inches). Portrait frontis and five line diagrams within the text. 8pp publishers advert at back of book. Small crease to the top of the rear board. Aside from some offsetting to the blank endpapers and spotting to the closed fore-edge this is a very good, bright copy in the original publishers red cloth with blind stamped lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Spine gilt lettering a little dulled but still overall a very good bright copy. In the rare original publishers orange dustwrapper, ruled and lettered in black to both board panels and inner flaps. Spine lettered in black, with original price of 5/-. A small area of loss (0,2 x 0,3 inch) to the outer edge of the lower panel, not affecting the text. Some tiny chips to the top of the spine, which is faded to a uniform tan but with the lettering still strong and bold, but overall a better than very good example. Uncommon in dustwrapper. --- This important translation, apart from being the first English edition, also contains new text written by Einstein specially for this edition; Appendix III, The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Relativity: The Special and General Theory

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920. Translation by Robert W. Lawson. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. xiii, 168pp. Frontispiece portrait. Very good. Spine gilt lightly rubbed and front board cloth faintly discolored near center -- but overall tight, bright and internally near fine. An attractive first U.S. edition of this seminal work.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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        Einundzwanzig Exlibris. Mit einem Geleitwort.

      Berlin und Leipzig, Kentaur-Verlag, um 1920.. 2 Bl. Mit 21 Exlibris-Heliogravüren von Bayros auf Tafeln. 4° (31 x 25,5 cm). Lose Tafeln in Original-Pappmappe.. Nach den Bayros-Mappen (Brettschneider 24-26) zusammengestellte Auswahl, die Exlibris gedruckt "als Handpressendrucke bei F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, auf echtem Bütten mit Chinapapier-Unterlage". - Das Bütten leicht wellig. Innenseite der Mappe und Einschlagklappen stockfleckig, eine Klappe eingerissen. Die Mappe etwas angestaubt und berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel]
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        Carrington's Cases. With original Dustwrapper Artwork

      London, William Blackwood and Sons. 1920. London, William Blackwood and Sons. 1920, 1920. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Publisher's bright red cloth titled and decorated in black to front board and spine. A trifle rubbed, slight lean but otherwise bright and clean. Together with the original silhouette design for the cover, pen and ink on paper, now archivally framed. Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction p.105. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Portrait Photograph Signed

      New York: Nickolas Muray, n.d. [c. 1920] New York: Nickolas Muray, n.d. [c. 1920]. Approximately 9 1/2 x 6 1/2â?. This three-quarter length portrait shows the youngish Cather in a silk blouse and pleated skirt, with a kimono style gown draped over her shoulders. Inscribed by the author in a light area at the upper left corner, â??For Ida Todd, An old friend of mine and a lover of beautiful voices. Willa Cather.â? Unfortunately, a neatly mended diagonal crack, far less disfiguring than it sounds, runs across the upper part of the image, through the authorâ??s face.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        París - Madrid. Un viaje en el año 19

      Establecimiento tipográfico de Fortanet, Madrid 1920 - 59 pags. 1ªEd. Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor a Arturo Soria. Papel del lomo reforzado con papel celo

      [Bookseller: LIBRERÍA GULLIVER]
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        Lieder.

      München, Kurt Wolff 1920.. 135, (7) S., OGanzlederband mit reicher Goldprägung, vergold. Innenkanten, Ganzgoldschnitt u. handgestochenen Kapitalen (Rücken verblaßt). Kanten u. Rücken etwas berieben, feine Risse an den Gelenken am Kopfkapital; sonst gutes, frisches u. fleckenfreies Exemplar. Rodenberg 77. Stürz 28. Göbel 469.. * Zweites der "Stundenbücher" der Ernst Ludwig-Presse. Eins von 350 Exemplaren. Aus der Kleukens-Antiqua von Hand gesetzt u. in Rot u. Schwarz auf Bütten gedruckt. Der nachtblaue Ganzmaroquinband wurde von Hand gebunden, nach einem Entwurf von Emil Preetorius.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Matthias Loidl]
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        Waverley Book Company Collection of Tobias Smollett Works

      London -The Waverley Book Company Ltd, 1920. London -The Waverley Book Company Ltd, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A uniformly bound collection of fictional works from Tobias Smollett, charmingly illustrated throughout. Containing Adventures of Peregrine Pickle in two volumes, The History and Adventures of an Atom, and The Expedition of Humphry Clinker. Tobias George Smollett was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his picaresque novels, such as The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, which influenced later novelists such as Charles Dickens. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle is the story of the fortunes and misfortunes of the egotistical dandy Peregrine Pickle, and it provides a comic and caustic portrayal of 18th century European society. George Orwell, writing in Tribune in 1944, praised Smollett's 'masterpieces', Roderick Random and Peregrine Pickle. Peregrine devotes himself for months at a time to the elaborate and horribly cruel practical jokes in which the eighteenth century delighted. When, for instance, an unfortunate English painter is thrown into the Bastille for some trifling offence and is about to be released, Peregrine and his friends, playing on his ignorance of the language , let him think he has been sentenced to be broken on a wheel. A little later they tell him that his punishment has been commuted to castration. Why are these petty rogueries worth reading about In the first place because they are funny - Secondly, by simply ruling out good motives and showing no respect whatever for human dignity, Smollett often attains a truthfulness that more serious novelists have missed. Each work is complete within itself, with Adventures of Peregrine Pickle complete in two volumes. Although, this set is four volumes of the original six volumes published in The Waverley Book Company series. Condition: All volumes are in their original red cloth bindings with gilt detailing to the spines. Externally, all volumes are sound, with only some light rubbing and minor marks. Front hinge to Peregrine Pickle volume one is slightly strained. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound and bright, although with some instances of light foxing to The History and Adventures of an Atom. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Plan de Paris Avec le Guide Complet des Rues Omnibus Musees Metropolitain

      Paris - Guilmin, 1920. Paris - Guilmin, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming pocket-sized guide to the beautiful city of Paris. With a list of tramways, streets, highways, museums and theatres. Featuring a large folding coloured map to the rear. Condition: In original cloth binding with gilt detailing to the front board. Externally, sound, with only some very light marks, and very slight chipping to the tail of the spine. Internally, generally firmly bound and slightly age toned. Some light foxing. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        This Side of Paradise

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920 First edition, first printing. One of 3,000 copies. Publisher's green B cloth binding, front board lettering stamped in blind, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Very good, with some minor fraying to the spine ends, spine lightly dimmed, a few light spots to the otherwise bright and clean boards, bright and fresh interior. Overall, a clean and attractive copy. In a facsimile dust jacket after the original designed by W. E. Hill, with an illustration of a man and woman in evening dress against an orange background. Bruccoli A5.I.a. This Side of Paradise is Fitzgerald's first novel, based on the author's undergraduate experience at Princeton University and courting of his future wife Zelda Sayre. In this debut novel, Fitzgerald explores the theme of the "Lost Generation," or the generation whose adolescence coincided with World War I and who faced the radically different post-war world with feelings of dejection and a jaded sense of morality. He would continue to explore this theme in later novels, including The Beautiful and Damned (1922) and The Great Gatsby (1925). The layout of the text, which is divided into three sections: "Book One: The Romantic Egoist," "May, 1917 - January, 1919," and "Book Two: The Education of a Personage," emphasizes the major cultural shift that occurred after WWI. The story features Amory Blaine, a young Princeton student with a penchant for literature and weakness for beautiful debutantes, who leaves his Midwestern home to study at Princeton and travels overseas during the war after being recruited for the American armed services. The novel leaves Blaine feeling rather depressed, rejected by both women he was interested in and crestfallen at the death of his mentor, which he expresses with the notable last line: "I know myself, but that is all." While the events and characters of the novel are based on Fitzgerald's own life, the plot is also an allegory for the Lost Generation's worldview in the wake of WWI. W. E. Hill's dust jacket design features models who resemble F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, emphasizing the autobiographical nature of the text and solidifying the couple as the poster children for their generation.. Illus. by Hill, William Ely. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        British Secret Service During the Great War

      London - Hutchinson and Co, 1920. London - Hutchinson and Co, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An account of the adventures of Nicholas Everitt in the Secret Service during World War I. First edition. With a foreword by Viscount Northcliffe. Label of The Times Book Club to rear pastedown. Condition: In a blue cloth covered binding. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean but with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Books and their History

      London and Edinburgh - T. C. and E. C. Jack, 1920. London and Edinburgh - T. C. and E. C. Jack, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A gorgeous littlework describing the history of books to children, from the beginnings of writing to the marvels of modern printing. It is very rare to find this book in its original dustwrapper. Part of the 'Shown to Children' series, edited by Louey Chisholm. Featuring numerous plates, some coloured, some photographic. With illustrations in the text. Both dustwrapper and frontboard have charming tipped-in colour Cosway-style miniatures. Condition: In a decorativeCosway-stylecloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally excellent with very little shelfwear, just slight bumping to the corners. The dustwrapper is attractive despite somechipping and closed tears, and some sunning. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. One or two plates are working loose. Generally bright and clean, with just very occasional light marginal foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a very good dustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Birds of La Plata

      London & Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1920. London & Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1920. "First edition, limited to 200 copies, large 8vo, 2 volumes plus accompanying atlas of 22 color plates mounted to Japan paper; mounted color frontispieces and 20 color plates after paintings by H. Gronvold, title pages printed in brown and black; publisher's half rose buckram over green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, gilt-lettered spine; atlas plates in remnants only of original green envelope printed in red; spines a touch faded, bottom edge of Vol. I upper cover dampstained, else a very good set. Limitation page signed by the author.& & Payne A38c."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Stories from Dickens

      London - George G. Harrap and Co., 1920. London - George G. Harrap and Co., 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of short retellings of Dickensian stories, rewritten byJ. Walker McSpadden. Witheight illustrated plates. Part of the Told Through The Ages series. Some of the stories included are Little Dorrit, Oliver Twist, and David Copperfield. Condition: In an armorial calf binding. Externally smart, with just a few marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot (heavier to first and last few pages). Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Einundzwanzig Exlibris. Mit einem Geleitwort.

      Berlin und Leipzig Kentaur-Verlag um 1920 - 2 Bl. Mit 21 Exlibris-Heliogravüren von Bayros auf Tafeln. 4° (31 x 25,5 cm). Lose Tafeln in Original-Pappmappe. Nach den Bayros-Mappen (Brettschneider 24-26) zusammengestellte Auswahl, die Exlibris gedruckt "als Handpressendrucke bei F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig, auf echtem Bütten mit Chinapapier-Unterlage". - Das Bütten leicht wellig. Innenseite der Mappe und Einschlagklappen stockfleckig, eine Klappe eingerissen. Die Mappe etwas angestaubt und berieben. 450 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Aus meiner Dozentenzeit in Heidelberg

      Lehmanns Verlag,München/Berlin 1920. 113 S., mit einer Abb. 8° - Oktav (entspricht 18,5 - 22,5 cm) Leinen o. Schutzumschlag 3. u. 4. Auflage - Gebundenes Exemplar altersgemäß gut erhalten, lediglich Ecken und Kanten leicht lädiert, Vorsatz etwas gestempelt..

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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        Bill the Minder

      London - Hodder & Stoughton, 1920. London - Hodder & Stoughton, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated children's book. Bound in cloth with pictorial boards. With numerous black and white illustrations and sixteen tipped in colour plates including frontis. Some of theblack and white illustrationshave been hand coloured as can be seen in one of the photographs above. William Heath Robinson (18721944) was an English cartoonist and illustrator. He is best known for drawings of eccentric machines. Condition: The binding is firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including somebumping and some discolouration. Internally the pages are bright and generally clean with the occasional mild background spotting. There is a tipped in inscription on the front free endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Small Archive of Material fro, the Kleiber Motor Company.

      San Francisco: , 1920-1930s. Assorted ephemera, including two illustrated brochures and price lists for Kleiber cars (1920s), ink blotter 9used) with advertisement for Kleiber cars, two printed notices to shareholders for 1931, abbreviated annual financial statement for December 31, 1930, and a proxy voting form and stamp return envelop. Some creasing from mailing, normal aging, some light wear; otherwise very good. After serving as a distributor for Gramm trucks in the early 1900s, Paul Kleiber founded the Kleiber Motor Truck Company in 1913. He did well with the truck business, he entered the automobile business, and between 1924-1929 produced a small number of cars, which were sold mostly on the Pacific Coast. he didn't have a wide selection of cars, but they had good quality, and will billed as "Aristocratic in Appearance." However, the company never recuperated from the stock market crash of 1929, and appears to have abandoned car making around that time. Kleiber did continue to make trucks until 1937. american-automobiles.com.

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        Charlie Chaplin 'The Tramp' Signed Photograph

      No Publisher, ca. 1920. No Publisher, ca. 1920, 1920. 1st Edition. The photo is in a good to very good condition. There is some creasing, dust marks and fading evident, as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. . SIGNED Charlie Chaplin photograph in his most famous role, The Tramp. 17.5 x 12.5cm. Dated 1920 on the reverse. The signature is faint but legible. Subjects: Charlie Chaplin -- Autograph -- Signed photographs -- Vintage movie memorabilia -- Film -- Cinema -- Actors and actresses -- Autographs.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        "Weites Land" originales Ölgemälde aud Leinwand ca. 64x84cm; links unten signiert; um 1920

      . Maße im schlichten, weiß gefaßten Holzrahmen 80x100cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Lautrec

      . 1920 Paris, Bernheim jeune 1920. B wunderbarer roter Halbleder Einband. Sehr guter Zustand, französisch, kostenloser Versand in Europa

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinicke]
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        Children's Stories from Old British Legends

      London, Paris, New York - Raphael Tuck and Sons, 1920. London, Paris, New York - Raphael Tuck and Sons, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this collection of children's tales, taken from Celtic and old English legends. Including The Tyrant of the Isles, Taleisin, The Token, The Voyage of Maeldune and many more. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes and a coloured frontispiece by Harry G. Theaker. Condition: In an armorial calf binding. Externally sound, though with some marks and sunning. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright and mainly clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Chad Gadya (An Only kid)

      Berlin: Welt-Verlag, 1920. Berlin: Welt-Verlag, 1920. Original printed cream boards with small handcolored decoration. Portfolio a little age-darkened ; replacement ties of archival tan linen. Fine in original repaired plain cardboard slipcase, which is rubbed and chipped. Written by Uriel Birnbaum and illustrated by his brother Menachem Birnbaum, portraitist and graphic artist, who died in Auschwitz. This children's folksong concludes the Passover haggadah, the text used at the seder, with a linked structure connecting verse to verse with a series of vicious characters each destroying the last. Here the illustrations are chilling, presaging the violence of World War II and the Holocaust. Ten dramatic handcolored plates start with the idyllic figure of the father, clutched by his small child, holding the little white goat of the title and end with the narrow shaft of God's mercy dominated by the wings and talons of the Angel of Death. Reference: Karp. From the Ends of the Earth, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, pages 128-130, illustrated: "At first glance , the most chilling bibliophilic book of that time seems the most benign... only violence persists." . Boards. Fine. Illus. by Menachem Birnbaum. 4to.

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        Adventures de Trois Russes et de Trois Anglais Dans L'Afrique Australe

      nbsp;Paris -Librarie Hachette, 1920. nbsp;Paris -Librarie Hachette, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Adventures of three Russian and three English in the Southern Africa by Jules Verne. Illustrations throughout by Ferat. Three Russian and three English scientists depart to South Africa to measure the meridian. As their mission is proceeding, the Crimean war breaks out, and the members of the expedition find themselves citizens of enemy countries. Jules Gabriel Verne (1828 1905) was a French author who pioneered the science fiction genre He is best known for his novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before air travel and practical submarines were invented, and before practical means of space travel had been devised. Condition: In a highly decorative cloth binding. Externally, bumping and rubbingto boards. Thereis age toning to the spine and an small institutional label to the head of the spine. The rear hinge has failed but thejoints remain intact. Internally,binding is tender in places. There is marginal age toning throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        (Erbach 1866 - 1949 Glücksburg). 41 signierte Orig.-Lithographien zu dem Werk: Freytag, Gustav. Die verlorene Handschrift. Berlin, 1923. Je 25,5 x 20 cm.

      1920. . Seltene, vollständige Lithographie-Folge aus der Vorzugsausgabe, sämmtlich signiert und nummeriert.- Dabei: Freytag, G. Die verlorene Handschrift. 2 Bde. Berlin u. Leipzig, Knaur Nachf., 1923. Mit 40 Orig.-Lithogr. von Otto H. Engel. Gr.-8°. Goldgepr. OLwd.-Bde. (die Einbände feuchtrandig).

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        Snowdrop

      London Constable/Heinemann 1920 - First Edition thus as a stand alone publication, originally published in Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm.20 colour illustrations and 29 black and white.VG in Dark Blue cloth covers, No Dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hansel & Gretel & Other Tales

      UK: Constable, 1920. UK: Constable. London, Constable, 1920. Hardback first edition thus. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Some rubbing, darkening and bumping to the spine. Slight stain to lower board. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Some splitting to rear hinge. A nice copy overall. All plates present. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1920.

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        LEVENDE ÖRREDER. Oscar Fredericksen Fiskehuset No. 1.

      . Lithographed poster printed by A/S Kruckow-Waldorff. Ca. 1920. 87x60 cm..

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        The Coming of Bill

      London, Herbert Jenkins, 1920.. London, Herbert Jenkins, 1920., 1920. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's bright red cloth trimmed in black. One small bump to lower corner otherwise a remarkably fine copy. A most striking and fresh example, uncommon in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        FLORÉAL (Floreal); DESSINS & COLORIS NOUVEAUX

      Paris: Calavas, 1920. Paris:: Calavas,, 1920. First Edition. Near Fine. Near Fine folio containing 20 plates each with 3-5 pochoir images. Minor marginal soiling to some plates, not affecting images. Contents loose in paper folder with printed title "Floréal" on the front and title plus publishing information on recto of rear paper wrapper. The complete album of 20 plates, accompanying tissue guards and wrapper are laid into the original publisher's half striped cloth, board portfolio. The portfolio is intact but lacks ties. A beautiful presentation by this master French designer. Folio. 20 plates.

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        Landschaft mit Pferdewagen. Um 1920. Unten rechts in Bleistift monogrammiert.

      . 23,4 : 30 cm (Lichtmass) auf Velin.. Unter Passepartout gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Encyclopedia of Needlework

      Alsace - Mulhouse, 1920. Alsace - Mulhouse, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated Encyclopedia of Needlework by Therese de Dillmont. New edition, revised and enlarged. The Encyclopedia of Needlework is published in English, French, German and Italian. Number of copies issued until now: 750,000. From the Preface: Careful workers will be able by its help to instruct themselves in every branch of plain and fancy needlework therein described. Condition: In a green cloth binding with decoration to the front board. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Joints are starting but firm. Corners are slightly bumped. Spine is slightly cocked and discoloured. Internally, generally firmly bound. Both hinges are tender. Pages are generally bright and clean with some browning and age-toning. Overall: GOOD..

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        Die Grander Mühle. Ölgemälde auf Pappe.

      . Bildmaß: 36,5 x 46,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 50 x 60 cm. Links unten mit *Willy Hanken, Prof., Hbg. ( für Professor, Hamburg ) signiert, undatiert. Ca. um 1920 gemalt. Verso mit altem handgeschriebenem Aufkleber *Grander Mühle, gem(alt) v(on) Prof. Willy Hanken, Hamburg*. Das Gemälde stärker fleckig ( müsste gereinigt werden ), der Rahmen etwas berieben, gering bestoßen. ( Literatur: Rump: Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon, Seite 174 ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Hutchinson's Picturesque Europe

      London - Hutchinson and Co, 1920. London - Hutchinson and Co, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A stunning collection of paintings, drawings and illustrations of European cities and countries. Described by the editor as, 'A popular and illustrated tour into the fair countries of Europe amid scenes of natural beauty and grandeur and lands rich with historic memories. 'Illustrated throughout with paintings, drawings and photographs, many of which are in colour. Some of the places included are Algeciras, Segovia, Bremen and Bugojno. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In decorative cloth bindings with gilt detailing. Externally smart, with just some light rubbing in places and some bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean, except with some foxing to the endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Living Races of Mankind

      H. N. Hutchinson, J. W. Gregory, R. Lydekker, 1920. H. N. Hutchinson, J. W. Gregory, R. Lydekker, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leather bound set with gilt titles to spine and cloth covered boards. A fascinating work on the races and cultures of mankind across the globe. The work iscomplete in two volumes and illustrated with colour frontispieces and black and white plates and illustrations throughout. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached. There is some mild wear to the extremities including some rubbing ot the edges and slight fading to the spine. Internally the books are generally clean and bright apart from some spotting tot he fore edges and some mild spots in the main text. There is the occasional handling mark. Overall the books are in very good condition indeed..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Haggadah shel Pesach mit ilustratzies un noten genoi iberzetzt in Yiddish durkh H. Finkelstein [Passover Haggada pesah hagada]

      Zaklad Graficzny STEREOTYP [Circa 1920s], Nowolipki 7. Warszawa, Warsaw, Poland - A bi-lingual edition of the Passover Haggadah, illustrated. 36 leaves, the last two of which are advertisements, in Yiddish, for Carmel wine. The third page from the end quotes at length Zeev Jabontinsky, Menachem Ussishkin and others' statements that one should buy the products of Eretz Israel. Pages somewhat yellowed with age. Additional scans available upon request. This edition seems to be somewhat similar to Yudlov 3241. A few very old book worm holes, not affecting text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        À rebours

      Librairie des Amateurs/Ferroud 1920 Br. ed., cm16x25, pp (6) 218 (4); XVI + (2) incisioni fuori testo, tutte in doppio stato (totale 36); illustrazioni in nero nt; Bella edizione figurata del classico del decadentismo. Questo esemplare fa parte dei 100 numerati 101 - 200 su japon impérial o vélin d'Arches (ns 144, su japon) che hanno le acqueforti in doppio stato, di cui uno con remarque che riprende fuori margine il soggetto (esistono inoltre 30 es. sur japon con 4 stati di cui uno acquarellato, 70 con 3 stati sur japon, 1000 su carta con stato singolo e 20 su carta con stato doppio). Le acqueforti (non riproduzioni) protette da veline sono incise con bel tratto simbolista da Auguste Leroux (1871 - 1974), che firma anche le figure xilografiche nt. Apre il volume la prefazione al romanzo scritta dall'A. nel 1903, a più di vent'anni dalla sua prima edizione. Molto bello. Raro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Dedalo M. Bosio]
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        Les Opinions de M. Jerome Coignard

      Paris - Calmann-Levy, 1920. Paris - Calmann-Levy, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Ainsightful fictional piece byprolific French novelist Anatole France. Anatole Francewas a member of the Acadmie franaise, and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of his literary achievements. His protagonists are said to embody France's own personality, and Les Opinions de M. Jerome Coignard was said to have captured the atmosphere of the fin de sicle, meaning the spirit of the the century. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards and gilt design to the spine. Externally, a trifle rubbed to the spine. Slight fading to the head of both boards. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages. Light marginal foxing and to the text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Petites Filles de la Vieille France

      nbsp;Paris -Librairie Hachette, 1920. nbsp;Paris -Librairie Hachette, 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Yvonne Ostroga's stories of the 'girls of old france'. Bound in cloth, with decorative patterns and an illustration. Illustrated by Henry Morin. With twelve colour plates. Ostroga tells the stories of twelve girls, each from a different area of France. Every story is like a fairy tale, the girls range from being a shepherdess to believing in fairies. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild bumping. Internally the pages are clean with mild browning to the page edges and scattered background foxing on the first and last couple of pages and the occasional handling mark. There is an inscription on the front free endpaper. Overall the condition of the book is very good..

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        Beatrix Potter Collection

      50 - London and New York - F. Warne and Co. Ltd., 1920. 50 - London and New York - F. Warne and Co. Ltd., 1920 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charmingly illustrated collection of children's fictionfromrenowned author, Beatrix Potter. Collection includes a copy of The Tale of Benjamin Bunny,The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin and The Tale of Pigling Bland all circa 1920 identified by there being no printer's code and Jonny Title mouse being one of the central characters on the illustrated endpapers. The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse 1945, dated via printing code131. 645. Lastly a copy of The Story of Miss Moppet 1950, dated via printing code 242. 650. Each volume is beautifully illustrated in colour throughout, with coloured motifs to their front boards. Potters artistic and literary interests were deeply influenced by fairies, fairy tales and fantasy. She was a student of the classic fairy tales of Western Europe. As well as stories from the Old Testament, John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, she grew up with Aesops Fables, the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies, the folk tales and mythology of Scotland, the German Romantics, Shakespeare, and the romances of Sir Walter Scott. Potters books continue to sell throughout the world, in multiple languages. Her stories have been retold in song, film, ballet and animation. Condition: All volumes are in there original pictorial paper covered binding. Externally, allvolumeshave some minor shelfwear, and four of the volumes have some damp staining. Tape repairs to the spine of The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, and fading to the other four. One front hinge is tender and with tape repairs. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound, although one has failed in places. Bright throughout and generally clean, aside from the odd handling mark and tide marks to one volume. Inkinscription to the end-paper of The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse dated 1946, as well as some ink illustrations. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Heinrich Campendonk

      Frankfurt A.M., Germany : Verlag Zinglers Kabinett, 1920. Frankfurt A.M., Germany : Verlag Zinglers Kabinett, 1920. This is a very good softcover copy in the original stiff brown paper covers, with the illustration tipped-on the front cover. With 2 original woodcuts by Heinrich Campendonk. They are printed on slightly heavier paper than the text pages, with tissue guards and full margins. They are printed with a rich chocolate brown ink, and are both in very nice condition. There are 12 other illustrations in sepia tones on different paper stock + the illustration on the front cover. A little chipping to the edges of the covers, otherwise fine. Large 4to, 11" high X 9" wide, 7 pages of text + illustrations and original woodcuts. Call or e-mail for digital photographs. . Original Wraps. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Design Books]
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