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        Three Books from Charlie Chaplin's Personal Library: The Dark Mother; The Other Man's Wife; If Winter Comes

      Boni and Liveright / Mitchell Kennerley / Little, Brown and Company. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by author. No jackets. The Dark Mother: Hinges shaken, light edge wear; The Other Man's Wife: Front hinge a bit shaken, bookstore stamp on front endpaper; If Winter Comes: Front cover corner stained. Three novels formerly owned by the American silent film star Charlie Chaplin. The Dark Mother is a presentation copy inscribed & signed by Waldo Frank. All three books bear Chaplin's personal bookplate that reads 'Charles Chaplin, His Book' with an image of a man leading a dog on a leash, with a large city in the background. Included with the books is a type-written, signed letter from the previous owner explaining that her mother, Aida, who was good friends with Chaplin's first wife Lita Grey, was allowed to borrow these in the twenties when the couple was still married. Aida later acted as a witness at the divorce proceedings, and due to Lita's relocation to Chicago was never able to successfully return them. I stand behind the authenticity of these with a full money-back guarantee (no time limit). Images and additional information available upon request. THE DARK MOTHER: Boni and Liveright, New York, 1920. First edition. v, 376 pp. 7 5/8 x 5 1/4. Inscribed 'To Charlie Chaplin / With all sorts of things / that needn't be said / Waldo Frank / New York 1921'. THE OTHER MAN'S WIFE: Mitchell Kennerley, New York, 1908. 392 pp. Four-page terminal publisher ad. 7 1/2 x 5 3/8. IF WINTER COMES: Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1921. Reprint. 415 pp. One-page terminal publisher ad. 7 5/8 x 5 1/4.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Set of 16 first editions comprising:] Children of the Ghetto; The King of the Schnorers; The Bachelor's Club; Children of the Ghetto; The Old Maid's Club; Ghetto Tragedies; The Master; Without Prejudice; Dreamers of the Ghetto; They That Walk in Darkness; The Mantle of Elijah; The Grey Wig; Ghetto Comedies; Italian Fantasies; The War for the World; Jinny the Carrier; The Voice of Jerusalem.

      London: William Heinemann; T. Fisher Unwin; Henry & Co.; McClure & Co., 1891–1920 - 16 works in 18 volumes, octavo (various sizes). Early 20th-century red half calf, spines gilt in compartments, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Bookplate to each volume. Spines a little faded, some very light rubbing to extremities. An excellent set. First editions. A superb set of Zangwill's novels including the first Anglo-Jewish best-seller, Children of the Ghetto, and the popular satire The King of the Schnorers, about Jewish beggars in late 18th-century London. Israel Zangwill (1864–1926) was the child of Eastern European immigrants to England and spent his literary career exploring issues of identity, assimilation, and cultural tolerance, not only for Jews but for minorities of all types. As well as a popular novelist he was a prolific critic, translator, and playwright, and an outspoken supporter of feminism and Jewish nationalism. First editions of Zangwill's novels are uncommon, and handsome library sets such as this one are rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        AFFICHE : VITTEL LE CASINO - LE PARC - LE GRAND HOTEL CHEMINS DE FER DE L'EST

      - Date : 1920 Dimensions : 62x99cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES (PRECEDES THE UK FIRST!)

      John Lane, New York / Ryerson 1920 - First Canadian edition( using the JOHN LANE , NEW YORK SHEETS) ;PRECEDES THE UK FIRST! This first book by Agatha Christie and first appearance of Hercule Poirot, was published in 1920 by John Lane, New York and subsequently in the U.K. by John Lane, The Bodley Head in 1921.VERY GOOD without the rare jacket.THE CANADIAN FIRST EDITION obviously PRECEDES THE BRITISH FIRST EDITION and USED THE FIRST U.S. EDITION PLATES with a separately printed title page.The title page is integral and not tipped in. Ryerson Press probably printed very few copies of this book to secure Canadian copyright. The number of copies probably was fewer than 300 based on other printings by Ryerson, at that time, of established authors (e.g. Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather, 1935).The spine bears the title The Mysterious Affair At Styles ; Christie and The Ryerson Press at the foot. At the base of the title page , underneath the title " The Mysterious Affair at Styles,( then a decorative printed device), A Detective Story by Agatha Christie " is printed : Toronto: The Ryerson Press - New York:John Lane Company-London: John Lane , The Bodley Head; MCMXX. The book has beige cloth covered boards, lettered and decorated in dark green. Decorations are different than the British edition. Cloth is rubbed and worn at extremities, slightly tanned at spine. ; front hinge starting; previous owners ink name and address ( Manitoba) to front paste down.Very good overall. Digital photos on request. A very RARE item. For the serious Christie completist! FREE INSURED SHIPPING by COURIER !Please contact the dealer if you have questions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sketch, fully coloured, for "The Tale of King Yunan and Duban the Doctor" from the Tale of the Fisherman and the Genie.

      1920 1920 - Shows the dying King from behind and the doctor. 21,7 x 23,5 cm. No date.Inscribed in pencil on the back by K. Nielsen asking the Town Council to give a poor illustrator some extra kerosine. Signed Kay N. * Duban cures the King of Loprosy, but the ungrateful King has him beheaded. Before he dies he tells the King to place his head over a special book and he will then be able to answer all the King's questions. This the King does, but when he licks his fingers to turn the pages, which have been poisoned, he dies. (The Unknown Paintings of Kay Nielsen, edited by David Larkin, no. 19-20). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Essays before a Sonata

      NY: Knickerbocker, 1920. 1st, maroon cloth, a vg+ copy with a bookplate on the front pastedown, dust-darkened top and gilt on spine dulled a little. 124 pp. This nice first is enhanced by a beautiful clamshell box, covered in maroon cloth, created by Mina Yamashita.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Histoire de la Nation Française.

      Plon, Paris 1920 - Histoire de la Nation française, [Sous la direction de Gabriel Hanotaux ( complet en 15 tomes )]. PARIS, Société de l'Histoire Nationale, Librairie Plon, 1920-1929, 15 volumes grand et fort in-4 ( 330 X 260 mm ), demi-toile bleue, dos lisses jansénistes, pieces de titre, plats de papier marbré bleu, couvertures conservées 9584 pages: ( 6 ), LXXIX, 494 et ( 2 ) - ( 8 ), 652 et ( 4 ) - ( 8 ) et 589 - ( 6 ), 590 et ( 2 ) - ( 6 ) et 679 - ( 6 ) et 639 - ( 6 ) et 591 - ( 6 ), 646 et ( 2 ) -( 6 ), 646 et ( 2 ) - ( 6 ) et 655 - ( 6 ), 648 et ( 4 ) - ( 6 ), 589 et ( 3 ) - ( 6 ), 614 et ( 2 ) - ( 6 ) et 619 - ( 6 ), 619 et ( 5 ) 192 feuillets hors-texte reproduction couleurs ou photographies N&B hors pagination ( 12 à chaque tome sauf pour 4 tomes: tome 1 = 13 dont 1 illustré en noir à double page - tome 6 = 15 - tome 8 = 14 - tome 11 = 18 ) bandeaux, initiales et culs-de-lampes illustrés, cartes et illustrations in-texte en noir. Tome I ( 1920 ): Introduction générale ( G. Hanotaux ). Géographie humaine de la France I ( J. Brunhes, avec la collaboration de P. Girardin ). Illustrations d'Auguste LEPéRE. ( 49e édition ) *****___***** Tome II ( 1926 ): Géographie humaine de la France II ( J. Brunhes et P. Deffontaines, avec la collaboration de P. Girardin ). Illustrations en couleurs de Mathurin MÉHEUT et F. HOFFBAUER. Illustrations en noir de Auguste LEPéRE, Georges WIBO, M. MÉHEUT, etc. ( 21e mille ) *****___***** Tome III ( 1920 ): Histoire politique I - Des origines à 1515 ( I. de La Tour ). Illustrations de J. PATISSOU. ( 21e mille ) *****___***** Tome IV ( 1924 ): Histoire politique II - De 1515 à 1804 ( L. Madelin ). Frontispice de Maurice LOBRE. Illustrations en noir et en couleurs de G.-L. JAULMES. *****___***** Tome V ( 1929 ): Histoire politique II - De 1804 à 1926 ( G. Hanotaux ) - Illustrations en couleurs de Madame Camille HANOTAUX, Georges JEANNIOT et Simon BUSSY. Illustrations en noir de Madame Camille HANOTAUX, Georges JEANNIOT, Gabriel HANOTAUX Fils et David BURNAND. *****___***** Tome VI ( 1922 ): Histoire religieuse ( G. Goyau ). Illustrations en noir de Maurice DENIS. *****___***** Tome VII ( 1925 ): Histoire militaire et navale I - Des origines aux Croisades ( J. Colin ). Des Croisades à la Révolution ( F. Reboul ). Illustrations en couleurs de Madame Camille HANOTAUX et M. LAURAS. Illustrations en noir de Gabriel HANOTAUX Fils. *****___***** Tome VIII ( 1927 ): Histoire militaire et navale II - De la Constitution au Directoire ( Mangin ). Du Directoire à la Guerre de 1914 ( Franchet d'Esperey ). La Guerre de 1914-1918 ( G. Hanotaux ). Illustrations en couleurs de Madame Camille HANOTAUX. Illustrations en noir de Gabriel HANOTAUX Fils. *****___***** Tome IX ( 1929 ): Histoire diplomatique 1915-1928 ( R. Pinon ). Illustrations en couleurs de Madame Camille HANOTAUX et Georges JEANNIOT. Illustrations en noir de Gabriel HANOTAUX Fils. *****___***** Tome X ( 1927 ): Histoire économique et financière ( G. Martin ). Illustrations en couleurs de J. LAURAS et Georges RIPART. Illustrations en noir de Georges RIPART. *****___***** Tome XI ( 1922 ): Histoire des Arts ( L. Gillet ). Illustrations en couleurs de René PIOT. *****___***** Tome XII ( 1921 ): Histoire des Lettres I - Des origines à Ronsard ( J. Bédier, A. Jeanroy et F. Picavet ). Illustrations de Georges RIPART, René PIOT, etc. ( 22e mille ) *****___***** Tome XIII ( 1923 ): Histoire des Lettres II - De Ronsard à nos jours ( F. Strowski ). Illustrations de G. RIPART et Marcel VICAIRE. ( 39e édition ) *****___***** Tome XIV ( 1924 ): Histoire des Sciences en France I - Introduction générale ( E. Picard ) - Mathématiques, Mécanique, Astronomie, Physique et Chimie ( H. Andoyer, C. Fabry, P. Humbert, A. Colson ). Illustrations de B. MESTCHERSKY. *****___***** Tome XV ( 1924 ): Histoire des Sciences en France II - Histoire des Sciences biologiques ( M. Caullery ) - Histoire de la Philosophie ( R. Lote ). Illustrations de Charles SANLAVILLE et Robert FÉAU. Bel exemplaire

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        Irish Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd, 1920. - "Mr. Rackham Breaks New Ground in the Illustration of Irish Literature "One of 520 Signed Copies[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. STEPHENS, James. Irish Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Macmillan & Co., 1920.Deluxe Edition. Limited to 520 copies, signed by the artist. Large quarto. [2, blank], [2, limitation leaf], x, 318, [2, blank] pp. Sixteen color plates (including frontispiece) mounted on cream paper, with descriptive tissue guards, and twenty-one drawings in black and white.Original quarter vellum, ruled in gilt, over parchment boards. Front cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Covers very lightly browned and some light offsetting to end-papers. A couple of very light marks on upper cover and a tiny and almost unnoticeable amount of (insect) damage on the lower-edge turn-ins. Armorial bookplate of Agnes Marion Armitage on front pastedown. Overall an excellent copy of one of Mr. Rackham's best titles.The fairy tales in this book include:The Story of Tuan mac CairillThe Boyhood of FionnThe Birth of BranOisin's MotherThe Wooing of BecfolaThe Little Brawl at AllenThe Carl of the Drab CoatThe Enchanted Cave of Cesh CorranBecuma of the White SkinMorgan's Frenzy"Rackham's books for the English market in the early post-war years included Flora Annie Steel's English Fairy Tales Retold (1918) and his friend James Stephen's collection of Irish Fairy Tales In the latter book, Rackham broke new ground in the illustration of Irish literature. He had been persuaded to tackle Stephens's stories by Walter Starkie, who had vowed to give his uncle 'no peace' until he had agreed to illustrate them. In writing the stories, Stephens had attempted to create an Irish equivalent of The Arabian Nights, his own poetic retelling of the stories which existed in the oral tradition and in Gaelic texts, but which had not appeared accessibly in print. Rackham rose to the occasion, and his nephew's haunting of him was justified. The Dublin Independent was particularly warm in welcoming the collection, remarking: 'We read English tales with appreciation because pictures have familiarised us with English imagery. A Fenian tale lacks imagery because we have no art to give it colour and shape to what are presently only names. Some of Mr. Rackham's pictures are pure poems - they set you dreaming." (Hamilton, p. 128)."Rackham's two great books of the twenties were James Stephens' Irish Fairy Tales of 1920 and Shakespeare's Tempest of 1926. Beyond the softness of style and inventiveness, the most striking thing about the colour plates for Irish Fairy Tales is the felicitous and appropriate use of celtic borders" (Gettings, p. 143).Latimore and Haskell, p. 52. Riall, p. 138. Gettings, p.179. Hamilton, p. 185.

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        IRISH FAIRY TALES

      Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1920. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (8.6 x 6.9 inches). Sixteen full page colour plates, each with a printed tissue guard, and 21 black and white illustrations throughout the text. Finely bound in recent full dark green morocco, with five raised bands to the spine. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. The original publishers decorative front board and spine are bound in at the rear. A lovely copy of this wonderful book.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Irish Fairy Tales

      London: Macmillan & Co.,, 1920. Octavo. Recent green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated with 16 illustrations in colour by Arthur Rackham. A fine copy. First Rackham edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES, HISTORICAL PLAYS, POEMS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        DECORATION EXTERIEURES & INTERIEURES des XVII° & XVIII° siècles

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

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        Chinesische Lyrik. Handkolorierter Faksimiledruck.,

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni Muenchen]
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        EL CRISTO DE VELAZQUEZ. POEMA

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

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        Neues Paul Gimmel: Ulbum. Underöffentlichte, lekte Urbeiten des Rünstlers. Mit einem Geleitwort von Rudolf Presber

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

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        DER UNTERGANG DES ABENDLANDES

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

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

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

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        EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON

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

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        Animated Cartoons

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Irish Fairy Tales

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

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        THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

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

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        The Sleeping Beauty

      Heinemann, London 1920 - SIGNED LIMITED DELUXE FIRST EDITION, one of only 625 copies, illustrated by Arthur Rackham with mounted full-color plate in pictorial border, three double-page silhouette illustrations with color, two full-page silhouette drawings with color, plus fourteen full- or double-page silhouette illustrations in black, and many illustrations within the text. Told by C.S. Evans and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Heinemann, (1920). Quarto, original half vellum over cream boards, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Soiling to edges of boards. An extremely good copy of book that is unusually prone to wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        La Arquitectura Naval Española [En Madera] Bosquejo de Sus Condiciones y Rasgos de su Evolución. Signed limited edition

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

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        LA DECORATION MODERNE DANS LE TEXTILE 60 MOTIFS EN COULEUR

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

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

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

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        Hansel & Grethel & Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm

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

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        The Sphinx;

      Lane 1920 - 10 colour plates & other illustrations; 36pp, 305 x 230mm; white cloth elaborate gilt (corners bumped, a few small stains to rear cover); 1 of 1000 copies; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKS & THINGS]
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        The Sphinx

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

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        JOURNEYS AND EXPERIENCES IN ARGENTINA, PARAGUAY AND CHILE

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Flugsport. XII 1920.

      Redaktion., Frankfurt. 1920 - viii, 594pp + 200p adverts., photos, diagrams (some folding), tables. Volume XII. Bi-weekly bound together in publishers binding. Mixed papers, one folding as piece out which does not affect image, one page archival repair which does not affect text, cloth is medium wear, small tears to head of spine. Provenance is Prof. Junkers with his library reference and then Junkers factory library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Irish Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERS.

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

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Chronique de la Grande Guerre.

      Plon 1920 - - Plon, Paris 1920-1924, 13,5x19,5cm, 14 volumes brochés. - Edition originale, un des 1150 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil. Quelques petites déchirures sans gravité et sans manque sur certains dos qui sont légèrement insolés. Agréable ensemble à toutes marges et complet en 14 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        LE ROMAN DE LA MOMIE

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

      [Bookseller: Emmanuelle Morin]
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        MUSIC IN PUSSYTOWN

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

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        THE STORY OF TABBYKIN TOWN IN SCHOOL AND AT PLAY

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

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