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        Map of (New) Windsor Square. Known as Tract No. 3743. City of Los Angeles, Cal

      Los Angeles.: Engineering Service Co., May 15, 1920.. Los Angeles.: Engineering Service Co.. May 15, 1920.. Blue print map with red detail, 28 1/2 x 20 inches on sheet size 30 1/2 x 22 inches, folding to 8 1/2 x 8 inches. Light foxing to lower left edge (outside map area); awkward folds; otherwise very good condition. Scale 1"=100'. Early plat map of New Windsor Square, Los Angeles, California, in blueprint format. Properties are bordered by Third Street (with streetcar line) to the south; Larchmont to the West; Temple Street (Beverly Boulevard) to the North and Irving to the East. A thin east/west red line runs along Second Street with branches extending into properties of eight subdivisions within the tract. It seems likely that these lines designate alleys at the rear of the various properties in the eight subdivisions, with access from Second Street. Unusual in this particular format, which indicates reductions to lot sizes along Plymouth Boulevard and the east side of Beachwood Drive, so as to create three new properties. No WorldCat listing. .

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        Larchmont Heights. On the Sixth Street Car Line, Adjoining New Wilshire County Club Grounds, in the Beautiful Wilshire District

      Los Angeles.: Frank Meline Company., No date. Ca. 1920.. Los Angeles.: Frank Meline Company.. No date. Ca. 1920.. Black and white plat map, 19 x 12 inches, folding to 12 x 4 3/4 inches. Numerical ink notations to several plots, otherwise very good, clean condition. Text on the map states: "These beautiful lots are 50 feet front and have all the public utilities; city water, sewer, gas, electric light, curbing, walks and paved roadways and beautiful trees. They are protected against flats, lodging houses, or business houses, being restricted to residences and high-class bungalows." The properties are bordered by Melrose Avenue to the north and Rosewood Avenue to the south and are situated along Vine (North Arden Blvd), El Centro (North Lucerne Blvd), Larchmont and Gower Streets. The West Sixth Street Car Line runs north and south along Larchmont Boulevard. The depths of the lots vary: there are a number at approximately 112 feet but the bulk are 140 to 143 feet deep. Prices in pencil on many of the lots, ranging from $1800 to $2300. WorldCat lists only one library holding the map: Yale. Overall very good clean condition. .

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        Rearrangement of Lots. Lots 1 to 23 inc. Blk. 11 and Lots 1 to 17 Blk. 12 are same as Record Map. all other numbers are for reference only. [New Windsor Square]

      , No date. Ca. 1920.. No date. Ca. 1920.. Blue line plat map, 17 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches on sheet size 19 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches. Red crayon and pen notations, two folds, very good condition. A map showing a portion of the New Windsor Square development, indicating the subdivision as a work in progress. The map shows properties along Plymouth Boulevard and Beachwood Drive between Temple Street (Beverly Boulevard) and First Street as being reduced in frontage size from the recorded map, with the object of creating three new building lots. Text at the top of the map indicates the size of properties along Larchmont, Gower and the West side of Beechwood are identical to the recorded plat map, whereas the changes along Plymouth and the east side of Beachwood await approval of Los Angeles City Council. Lots fronting onto Gower Street, Beachwood Drive and Plymouth Boulevard are marked in pen or pencil with price; many have been colored red. Prices range from $2750 (for a 52 foot width) to $7,000 for large irregularly sized lots along Beachwood Drive. An important revision of the map of New Windsor Square ("Copy of Map of Tract No. 3743") produced by the Tracy Shoults Company to advertise their new subdivision. No WorldCat listing. .

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        [Raccolta completa degli spartiti pubblicati per Ricordi nel 1920: Tankas - Gioielleria notturna - Muoio di sete... - Quatrain - Leïla].

      G. Ricordi & C. MCMXX [1920] Straordinario insieme dei sette spartiti musicali pubblicati dal musicista futurista barese nel 1920, con i numeri editoriali 118277 - 118283: ? «Tankas», l?opera completa dei suoi sei movimenti numerati pubblicati in tre fascicoli: il primo (1. En regardant la lune, 2. L?oreiller) di pp. 5 numerate (la quinta essendo la terza di copertina) pregiato da bella dedica autografa dell?autore «A Peppino Amoroso, compare d?armi e fratello nella vita affettuosamente Franco Casavola»; il secondo (3. l?oubli impossible, 4. l?inquiétude) di pp. 5 numerate (la quinta essendo la terza di copertina); il terzo (5. l?Attente, 6. Blancheurs. (Kai - Kai)) di pp. 4 numerate. ? «Gioielleria notturna», parole di [Nicola] Moscardelli, in due movimenti numerati (1. Sogno d?un tramonto d?autunno, 2. Amore), un fascicolo di pp. 3 numerate (la terza corrispondendo alla terza di copertina). ? «Muoio di sete... Da ?La tristezza delle rosee nudità?», parole del poeta armeno Hrand Nazariantz, un fascicolo di pp. 4 numerate. ? «Quatrain», paroles de Mehemed - Bey, un fascicolo di pp. 4 numerate. ? «Leïla», paroles d?Anonyme, ultimo spartito della serie, un fascicolo di pp. 9 numerate (la nona essendo la terza di copertina). Cfr. Cammarota, Futurismo, 92.1 - 6 (che però non registra «Leïla»); Lombardi, Nuova enciclopedia del futurismo musicale, p. 71: «In una lettera del 1 ottobre 1922, Marinetti scrisse a Casavola: ?Ho sentito al pianoforte Tankas, Quatrain, Gioielleria notturna, Laila e Muoio di sete. Mi hanno rivelato un forte originalissimo ingegno musicale. Saremmo lieti, noi futuristi, di averti con noi nella lotta contro il vecchiume?». Esemplari con restauro di rinforzo all?attaccatura dei fascicoli, per il resto in stato di conservazione molto buono. in 4° (260x345 mm)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        Das Gedankenlesen / Telepathie.

      Wien, Waldheim-Eberle, 1920.. Gr-8; Portrait-Frontispiz, 143 pp mit einigen Abb., 2 Taf.; unbeschnittene OBrosch. (etwas angeschmutzt und mit kl. Mängeln); Papier gebräunt und brüchig, einzelne Randläsuren, die letzten Seiten lose und im Falz beschädigt. - Ohne Garantie für die Komplettheit der Tafeln; es scheint auch Exemplare mit 9 Taf. zu geben.. Die seltene Erstausgabe. Hauptwerk des 1889 in Wien-Ottakring geborenen Trickkünstlers, der trotz seiner jüdischen Herkunft in engem Kontakt mit den Nationalsozialisten stand und 1933 von ihnen ermordet wurde.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        The Philosophy of Chiropractic

      PALMER SCHOOL CHIROPRACTIC, DAVENPORT, IOWA 1920 - General shelf wear, rubbed cover, worn extremities, bumped corners, previous owners name and address written in pen on inner board, lightly age toned page edges, and slightly loose hinges. DATE PUBLISHED: 1920 EDITION: 5TH EDITION 428 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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      Calavas, Paris 1920 - 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. Eugene Alain Seguy was one of the foremost French designers of the early 20th century. His work captures the essence of both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco Styles. He was a master of the pochoir (stencil) technique which allowed him to create images with dense and vibrant colors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Circes Baeger / The Cup of Circe.

      . Pastel drawing in art-deco style showing the the witch Circe with her cup. No date (ca. 1920). 40 x 25 cm. Matted. Not signed. Drawn on the back of a page from a Danish art magazine. * Circe was the witch who turned Odysseus's companions into swine..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Junge Frau in einem voluminösem Kleid, ein Buch in der Hand haltend, blickt über ihre rechte Schulter und schaut einem jungen Mann mit Maske an, der hinter ihr steht.

      . Pochoirkolorierte Lithographie von Max Ninoy, um 1920, 27,5 x 19,5 cm..

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        "Victor/Victoria" originale Aquarell auf Büttenkarton ca. 33x20cm; rechts unten signiert; um 1920

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Zwei junge Frauen in venezianischen Kostümen, eine in einer Gondel sitzend.

      . Pochoirkolorierte Lithographie von S. Chompre, in Blei sign. und num., um 1920, 42 x 30,5 cm. - Nr. 341 von 500..

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        Junge Frau in auffälligem Ballkleid mit Hut.

      . Pochoirkolorierte Lithographie von S. Chompre, in Blei sign. und num., um 1920, 42 x 30,5 cm. - Nr. 149 von 500..

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        SHIPBUILDING CYCLOPEDIA: A Reference Book Covering Definitions of Shipbuilding Terms, Basic Design, Hull Specifications, Planning and Estimating, Ship's Rigging and Cargo Handling Gear, Tables of Displacement of Commodities, etc

      Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co., 1920. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Co.. Hardcover. New York, 1920. Large quarto, black publisher's cloth, 1119 pp. A large and exhaustive work containing many illustrations. A very good copy with some shelfwear to boards and excellent contents. Complete with 61 folding illustrations. Publisher's bookplate on front pastedown. The publishers intended to revise this volume annually, but the 1920 edition was the only one ever published. A very scarce maritime title. . Very Good. 1920. First Edition.

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      1920.. Lithographie. Im Stein monogrammiert u. datiert. Rückseitig typographisch bezeichnet. 24,5x19,5.. Ludwig Meidner (*1884 Bernstadt - Darmstadt 1966). HDO I/55.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Beata Bode]
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        Bordell. Ein infernalischer Roman in fünf Sprüngen.

      Berlin, Jatho, (1920).. 250 + 5 S. Illustr. OBrosch.. EA. WG II 8. Vgl. Raabe 53. Mit der von Cesar Klein illustrierten Einbandillustration. - Leichte Gbrsp., etw. stockfleckig. - Auffallend frisches Exemplar mit der Gestaltung des Umschlages von Cesar Klein!

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        Unsere besten deutschen Obstsorten. Bd. I: Aepfel. Bd. II: Birnen (in einem Bd.).

      Wiesbaden, Bechtold, (1920). Gr.8°, 51 S. Text, 45 chromolithograph. Taf., 39 S. Text, 35 chromolithogr. Taf., Priv.-HLwd. m. mont. V.deckel des OU von Bd. 1., Kapitale etw. berieben, Vs. gebräunt, Titelbl. v. Bd. II stockfl., auf den Tafeln selten winzige Farbverluste durch klebrigen Abklatsch, tlw. schwach gebräunt bzw. stockfl. Preis in CHF: 770. 4. Aufl. Der Text beschreibt von jeder der ges. 80 Sorten: Name und Heimat, die Eigenschaften der Frucht und des Baumes.

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        Die Kunst des Radierens.

      . Ein Handbuch. 4. verm. und verb. Aufl. Berlin: Paul Cassirer 1920. Rigt illustr. Med orig. grafik af Max Liebermann, Edvard Munch, Max Slevogt, Paul Baum og Hans Meid. 279 s. Orig. dek. kart. Richly illustr. With orig. etchings and engravings by Max Liebermann, Edvard Munch, Max Slevogt, Paul Baum and Hans Meid. Publisher's pictorial boards. Very fresh copy..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Trente-deux reproductions des maquettes en coulers d'apres les originaux des costumes & decor par Picasso pour le ballet "Le Tricorne

      Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1920. Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1920. (Picasso, Pablo). Trente-deux reproductions des maquettes en coulers d'apres les originaux des costumes & decor par Picasso pour le ballet "Le Tricorne." Paris: Editions Paul Rosenberg, 1920. Copy no. 78 of 200 numbered copies (Entire edition 250: 50 with a signed etching, 200 as this, numbered 50-250). Printed by Ateliers Andre Marty; Daniel Jacomet et Cie for the text, typography and reproductions. Quarto. Original board folder with ties (slight wear to edges, ties restored). Fold-over wrappers bearing title information. Leaf of justification. Slight wear to covers and inner hinge, otherwise a bright and fine copy of a fragile album. The ballet Le Tricorne was performed for the first time in London on July 22, 1919 (its Paris premiere was January 23, 1920). In May 1919, Picasso was commissioned to do the costumes and sets for this ballet set in Spain. Picasso made some twenty different studies for the stage set, at least four for the drop curtain, and 30 sketches for the costumes and decor. The drawings which were finally chosen for the ballet are reproduced in this album. Paul Rosenberg became not only Picasso's official dealer in 1918, but also his friend. Picasso created a design for Rosenberg's writing paper (depicting a window overlooking the sea), which is reproduced on the title page of this album. This is the earliest collector's album for a single ballet of the Ballets Russes. The year 1921 would see publications of the designs for Bakst's Sleeping Beauty and 1924, the two beautiful albums of Les Biches and Les Facheaux. Contents 32 leaves of reproductions (31 in color) each bearing the blind stamp "PR": 1. One consisting of a pencil study of the drop curtain (black and white); 2. One watercolor of the stage set (Albert Barr called the watercolor design in ochre, pink and blue "Picasso's best stage set because of the particularly effective use of space and color" [qtd. in Cramer]); 3. 26 costume drawings; 4. Six drawings (on four leaves) of the details of the decor. Reference: Cramer, Pablo Picasso the Illustrated Books (1983), no. 8.

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        Stehender Frauenakt. Original-Bleistiftzeichnung.

      1920 - Um 1920. Bildgrösse 30x21 cm. Unten links signiert. In Glasrahmen 53x41 cm.

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        Dibujos originales de maestros españoles. 150 apuntes y estudios de artistas del siglo XVI hasta el siglo XIX

      The Hispanic Society of America - Karl W. Hiersemann, 1920 - Folio gigante, 17 p + 150 láminas, dos estuches en cartoné y tela algo rozados. 150 láminas en b/n y bicromía, montadas sobre magnífico papel de trapo sin desbarbar. Tirada de 150 ejemplares numerados, correspondiendo a nuestro ejemplar los números 40 (Volumen I) y 20 (Volumen II). Puntos de óxido esporádicos, pero muy buen estado general. Obras de Becerra, Caxés, Cano, Ribera, Velázquez, Mazo, Maella, Goya, etc. Arte España

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        Marlborough Square in the Beautiful Wilshire District on the Sixth Street Car Line

      Los Angeles.: Tracy E. Shoults Company., 1920.. Los Angeles.: Tracy E. Shoults Company.. 1920.. Black and white plat map broadsheet, 17 1/2 x 15 inches, folded irregularly to 5 x 9 1/2 inches. 2 inch area of paper loss to upper right corner, some pencil and ink notations, creasing, red sold stamps. An interesting plat map of Marlborough Square showing the progress of sales in this upmarket subdivision between Temple Street (Beverly Blvd) and Rosewood Avenue, with houses fronting on Vine (North Arden Blvd), El Centro (North Lucerne Blvd), Larchmont and Gower, showing lots marked with a red SOLD stamp and the prices of those still available (between $1450 and $4000). The lots are arranged on a grid with depths increasing from east to west (111 to 148 feet), and widths of 50 feet (corner blocks being wider). John Steven McGroarty in the 1921 publication "Los Angeles from the Mountains to the Sea" writes of developer Tracy E. Shoults: "His largest development project was instituted in 1919 when he placed on the market the Windsor Square, the Windsor Heights and the Marlborough Square residential districts in Los Angeles. All of these are restricted sections in the most exclusive residential districts of Los Angeles and in this metropolitan section of Southern California are to be found today no subdivisions that can rival in attractiveness for the building of homes of the higher class the properties that are thus being effectively developed and exploited under the careful and discriminating direction of Tracy E. Shoults & Company. The firm has excellent descriptive literature that may be had upon application, and these splendid tracts should challenge the attention of prospective home seekers whose requirements are in consonance with appreciative estimate of real values. Mr Shoults is known as one of the most progressive and vigorous exponents of real estate enterprise in Los Angeles...." The pencil annotations include a date of June 1920, and lot prices. The map was drawn by C. Fiske, Jr. C.E.; an earlier edition of this map with James V. Baldwin as developer is listed in WorldCat (#83982719) but with no libraries actually holding that item or the present version. .

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        Copy of Map of Tract No. 3743 Also known as New Windsor Square in Los Angeles, California

      Los Angeles.: Engineering Service Co., No date. Ca. 1920.. Los Angeles.: Engineering Service Co.. No date. Ca. 1920.. Black and white plat map broadsheet, 23 x 19 inches, folding to 7 x 11 1/2 inches. A few additional folds; two very short tears in lower margin; very good, clean condition. Text on verso. Information regarding Windsor Square is dealt with most helpfully at the web site of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society. They write: "The older section of Windsor Square opened in 1913 and New Windsor Square opened in April 1920. The area north of Third Street was marketed by Tracy E. Shoults and Company. This tract was laid out on contour with meandering streets and irregular lots. This new idea residential community was labeled by the marketer as 'A subdivision without mistakes.'" Text accompanying the map itself states that Windsor Square is in "the heart of the Wilshire District and commands an unsurpassed view of the mountains and the sea." Verso of map features "a synopsis of the Restrictions and Conditions created for the improvement and development of Tract No. 3743..." and has the signatures of the original purchasers. Text next to the map states "All restrictions applying to this tract will be in force until January 1st, 1970." Later maps (see our stock numbers 50369 and 50370) indicate reductions in the size of lots along Plymouth Boulevard and the east side of Beachwood Drive between First Street and Temple St. (Beverly Blvd) reducing by one the number of lots available along these streets. A most attractive map promoting properties in New Windsor Square, clean and bright, in very good condition. WorldCat lists the map, but provides no information on library holdings. .

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        The Age of Innocence

      D. Appleton & Co, 1920-01-01. D. Appleton & Co, 1920-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. 0.9000 inches 7.2000 inches 4.9000 inches. (1) at end of text. First printing. Moderate wear, including some tearing and loss to the spine covering. Front inner hinge cracked but webbing only showing a tiny bit.

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      1920 - Woodcut, measuring 12 15 inches, depicting two slaves. Signed by Reiss

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        Pierrot und Maske.

      1920.. Originallithographie. Aufl. ca. 1000 Exemplare. Rückseitig typographisch bezeichnet. 31,0x20,0.. Beckmann, Max (*12.02.1884 Leipzig - 27.12.1950 New York). 1900 Stud. an der Kunstschule Weimar, Studienreisen. 1937 Bilder werden aus deutsche Museen entfernt, Emigration nach Amsterdam. 1947 Übersiedelung in die USA, 1949 Lehramt. 1950 Ehrendoktor der Washington- University von St. Louis. "Das im selben Jahr entstandene Gemälde "Fastnacht" lieferte die Bildvorlage für den eine Tiermaske tragenden Jungen (Peter Beckmann? mit Harlekinkostüm und Narrenpritsche. Vermutlich schlüpfte M.B. wie in seinem Gemälde "Selbstbildnis als Clown" (1921) auch hier in das Narrenkostüm, um mit dieser Tarnung eine neue Rolle im Narrentheater der Welt annehmen zu können, und um seine Narrenfreiheit dahingehend auszukosten, ungestraft Wahrheiten zu verbreiten". (Mück, Max Beckmann). Werkverz. Gallwitz Nr. 146 Blatt 30. HDO I/56. H 173 II Bb.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Beata Bode]
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        Red Sea - Gulf of Suez. Gimsah and Kabreit Anchorages and Approaches surveyed by Commander E. C. Hardy, R. N.

      London, published at the Admiralty, 1920.. 685 x 510 mm. Scale 1:29,100.. Nautical chart of the Gulf of Suez. Engraved chart, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, inland elevations. This edition first published in 1909, revised in 1920. Signs of contemporary use, with several pencil markings. Folded.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Leichenschändung.

      . Ein Spiel vom wollüstigen Tod.Bln., A.R.Meyer [1920], marm.Or.-Br.m.handschr.VDeckeltitel.14 nn.S., Titelzeichn.v.E.L.Kirchner.1.Ausg.[Lyr.Flugblätter].Lang 173; Raabe 53,8; ders., Ztschr.144,71; Josch D14.Auf Bütten gedruckt, hier in der besseren Ausstattung im vom Verleger beschrifteten Handeinband.Umschlagkanten leicht berieben..

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        Die Märchen.

      München, Bruckmann, 1920.. Lex.-8°. 93 S. HPerg. mit vergoldeter Rücken- und Deckelverzierung. Kopfgoldschnitt. Einband gering berieben, Vorsätze etwas gebräunt, ansonsten gut erhalten. Mit zwei sehr schönen Ex Libris und mehreren Bs. von alter Hand.. Mit zwölf [12] ganzseitigen, jeweils signierten Originalradierungen von Wolf Schott und mehreren Initialen. Nr. 103 von 200 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Van Gelderbütten. Eine besonders schöne Ausgabe der Märchen Goethes.

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        Rossum's Universal Robots:

      Prague: Vydalo Aventinum, 1920. Prague: Vydalo Aventinum,, 1920. kolektivni drama o vstupni komedii a trech aktech. Octavo. Original wrappers. Housed in a puce folding case. Minor wear and fading, an excellent copy. First edition, inscribed by Capek on the half-title to his future mother-in-law, dated 18 March 1921. Capek met the young actress Olga Scheinplugova in 1920, but they did not marry until 1935, three years prior to his death. She outlived him by 30 years. A scarce book, especially so inscribed by the author, who died on the eve of the Second World War. His brother Josef, whom Karel credited with suggesting the word "robot", was murdered in 1945 in Bergen-Belsen, a fate that would also have awaited Karel, who lampooned the Nazis (nowhere more effectively than in his 1936 satire War With the Newts). It is hard to imagine our language without the word "robot", which was based on the Czech term for a drudge, "robota", and found its first English-language usage in the title of this publication. This play was enormously successful and influential, quickly translated and performed elsewhere. The dystopian story, relating the perils and dehumanization of technology, owes much to the legend of the Golem, which partly originated in Prague.

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        Ruf zum Bauen. Zweite Buchpublikation des Arbeiterrats für Kunst.

      Verlag Ernst wasmuth, Berlin. 1920.. 48 S. mit zahlr. z.T. farbigen Abb. auf Tafeln. Gr.8°, Orig.-Karton mit illustr. -Schutzumschlag (Entwurf Bruno Taut).. Enthält eine Einleitung von Adolf Behne, sowie Beiträge von Bruno Taut, Hans Scharoun und Hans Hansen. - Schutzumschlag am Rücken mit hinterlegten Fehlstellen und etwas fleckig, insgesamt aber guter Zustand dieser seltenen Publikation. - Bolliger VI,37. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        56. Ausstellung Neue Kunst Hans Goltz Briennerstrasse 8 München. Januar 1920. Gemälde (1 bis 22), Aquarelle (23 bis 65), Holzschnitte (66 bis 86), Stoffwandmalereien, Fresco, Glasbilder.

      München, Druck von Dr. C. Wolf & Sohn, 1920,. 20,3 x 15 cm, (32) Seiten, 11 ganzseitige schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, (5) Anzeigen-Seiten, Original-Broschur mit der Original-Lithographie auf dem Vorderdeckel, Druck auf gutem Kunstdruckpapier, obere rechte Ecke leicht bestossen; vom einem Papierrestaurator hinterlegte Randeinrisse, gutes Exemplar.. Storch 238: Original-Lithographie "Sitzende unter Nachthimmel" 1920/2. - Storch 236: Original-Holzschnitt vom Stock Exlibris Hans Sachs 1919/2. - Meissner, Karl-Heinz in: ohne Auftrag - Zur Geschichte des Kunsthandels, Band I München, siehe Seite 58ff. und Seite 264.

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        "Fly, fly away " originale Bronze braun patiniert ca. 39(h)cm; in der Plinthe signiert und bezeichnet "BRONZE Garantie PARIS J.B DEPOSEE" Modellnummer "A1807"; auf grauem Marmorsockel montiert; Gesamthöhe ca.43cm; um 1920

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        SHAWN. The Dancer by Katherine Dreier. Foreword by H. Niedecken-Gebhard, Introduction by Hans Hildebarndt, Professor of Art, Institute of Technology, Stuttgart. Reproductions of Photographs by Ralph Hawkins, Rudolf, Robertson, Binder, Does, Hirano, Mortensen, Townsend, Hiller, Muray, Sunami, Snyder, White Studios, Selby Studios, Bigelow and Arthur Kales. Copy signed by Hans Niedecken-Gebhard, Hans Hildebrandt, Katherine S. Dreier, Shawn (unter der Fotografie von Ralph Hawkins Seite 17), mit einer Liste "original Ballets, Ensembles, trios, Duets and Solos" ab 1911 bis 1931; Film.

      Drei Masken Verlag A.-G., Berlin. Societe Anonyme: New York: Museum of Modern Art: 1920. 1933,. 33 x 24 cm, 81 (1) Seiten, schwarz-weiss Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, farbiges Frontispiz (Painting by Katherine S. Dreier) Abstract Psyological Portait of Shawn. Ganzpergaminband (leicht berieben), etwas fleckig im Original mit Buntpapier bezogenem Pappschuber (berieben und bestossen, Bezugsfehlstellen). Gutes Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe (Nummer 15 von wohl 20 Exemplaren).. Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung von Shawn auf dem leeren Vorsatzblatt: >To Lillian Young Cox / my "guide, philosopher and friend" / with love and gratitude / M. Shawn. / November 3 - 1933.<. - Neben dieser Vorzugsausgabe erschienen noch ca. 200 nummerierte Exemplare in Halbleinen gebunden (nummeriert, nicht signiert) und weitere einer Normalausgabe in Halbleineneinband mit einem Schutzumschlag. Handschriftlich signiert von Shawn, Dreier und Hildebrandt und Niedecken-Gebhard.

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        Damen, Pfaffen, Knechte. Historisch wahrhafte Verse und 12 Kupfer.

      ca 1920. Mappe mit Titelblatt, Prolog, Inhaltsverzeichnis, u. 9 (von 12) Textblättern (alle Typoskripte) u.12 Orig.-Bleistiftzeichungen ( 15 x 12 cm) unter Passepartout., HLwd.-Mappe m losen Blättern, Mappenrücken fleckig, Blätter innen sauber Preis in CHF: 1045. Die erotischen Texte stammen angeblich aus den letzten drei Jahrhunderten. Grafisch gekonnte Darstellung von flagellantischen Szenen. - Milewsky - d. i. Gerhard Windisch (1895-1961) dt.-österreichischer Maler, Graphiker und Fotograf, in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren in Leipzig tätig. Zeitweise in Paris, ab 1950 in Wien.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        2 ms. Briefe mit eigenh. U.

      London, 1920 und 1921.. Zusammen (1+1 =) 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. Gr.-4to.. An Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins vom Women's City Club of Boston: "I received your very kind letter at the end of August but could not answer it before as until now my plans for returning to America have been very uncertain. This last week, however, it has been decided that I am to come in time to open lecturing on the 1st of February. On the provisional list of dates that my agent [...] has sent me I see Boston is included, but I do not know under what auspices I am to come [...]" (a. d. Br. v. 13. Dezember 1920). - Der Brief v. 13. Januar des Jahrs darauf in derselben Angelegenheit. - Der britische Dramatiker "begann mit Gedichten und Versdramen herkömmlicher Art, fand aber bald seinen eigenen Ton und Schuf mit seinen Dramen 'Abraham Lincoln' (1919), 'Oliver Cromwell' (1921), 'Mary Stuart' (1922), 'Robert E. Lee' (1923) eine neue und bahnbrechende Technik des geschichtlichen Schauspiels [...] Auch auf organisatorischem Gebiete war Drinkwater für die englische Theaterkultur tätig, und aus der von ihm mitbegründeten Bühnengesellschaft 'Pilgrim Players' entstand das 'Repertory Theatre' der großen Industriestadt Birmingham" (Kurt Schrey [Hg.]: Robinson of England. Frankfurt a. M., Hirschgraben-Verlag, [1950], S. 3 [= Neusprachliche Textausgaben, Heft 14]). - Jeweils auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Adresse; stärker gebräunt und mit kleinen Randausrissen und -läsuren; im linken Rand gelocht (keine Textberührung).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Zehn handkolorierte Lithographien zu Choderlos de Laclos Liaisons Dangereuses.

      Hannover, Banas & Dette, 1920.. 4°. 2 Bll. (Titel und Kolophon) und 10 handkolorierte Orig.-Lithographien unter schwarzen Masken. Orig.-Pappmappe mit ganzseitig aufgezogenem illustriertem und handkoloriertem Titel, im Pappschuber mit Titelschild auf der Vorderseite.. Das Werk wurde in einer einmaligen Auflage von 120 numerierten Exemplaren hergestellt. Die 10 gekonnten Lithographien sind erotisch-galant, eigenwillig und modern, sie sind mit schnellem, fast nervösem Strich gezeichnet und in deutlichen Farben expressiv koloriert. Götz von Seckendorff (1889-1914) zählte zu den interessantesten jungen Künstlern Deutschlands. Er zog schon früh nach Paris und hinterließ trotz seines frühen Todes ein recht umfangreiches Werk, das aber zu grössten Teilen im Dritten Reich und 2. Weltkrieg verloren ging. So sind Arbeiten von ihm heute kaum noch zu finden. Mappe etwas stockfleckig, Rücken restauriert. Fehlstellen am Schuber neu ersetzt. Vollmer 4, 249. Vgl. Rodenberg 408 (nennt eine GA von 110 Ex.) -------------------------------------- English description available on request. Traduction francaise sur demande.

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        Des Kaisers neue Kleider - Ein Märchen von H. Chr. Andersen.

      J.S. Preuß, Berlin (1920): - FLUR 23 x 18 cm (4°). Roter Originallederband mit goldgeprägtem Vordertitel mit passender roter Fadenheftung. 6 Bll. mit sechs handkolorierten Illustrationen von Charlotte Bud, auf unbeschnittenem Büttenpapier gedruckt. Das Leder an der unteren Stehkante mit millimetergroßer Beschabung, an den Ecken leicht bestoßen, am Einbandrücken mit einer 3x 3 mm großen Fehlstelle - siehe Foto. Außen und innen in nahezu tadellosem Zustand. Limitierte, nummerierte Auflage von 600 Exemplaren. Das vorliegende Exemlar trägt die Nummer 228. 400

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        Die Prinzessin von Babylon.

      . Ins Deutsche übertragen von Ernst Ronau. Mit zehn Radierungen und Buchschmuck von Rolf Schott. Wien: Arthur Wolf 1920. 91 pp. Publisher's full calf, boards richly gilt. * No. 73 of 100 signed copies..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Gertrude Lawrence Archive [includes original theatre programmes and two SIGNED photographs]

      No Publisher, ca. 1920-1940. No Publisher, ca. 1920-1940, 1920. 1st Edition. This archive contains a wealth of rare material. The condition of the majority of items remains very good with just some dulling and fading in places as with age. Overall, particularly well-preserved. Further images, and bibiograhical information regarding individual items on request. . This archive contains a wealth of rare material. The condition of the majority of items remains very good with just some dulling and fading in places as with age. Overall, particularly well-preserved. Further images, and bibiograhical information regarding individual items on request.

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        The Sphinx. Illustrated and decorated by Alastair.

      London und New York, John Lane, 1920.. Quart. Mit 12 Tafeln (auf kleineren Bögen) und 13 dekorativen Initialen, alles in Schwarz und Türkis gedruckt. 1 weißes Blatt, 5 Blatt, S. 11 - 36. Original-Leineneinband mit prächtiger Deckelillustration in Gold und Türkis; umlaufender Goldschnitt.. Eines der schönsten Gedichte Oscar Wildes "übersetzt" in die Bildersprache Alastaires: das vorliegende Werk vereinigt zwei Arbeiten zu einem Gesamtkunstwerk, das als ein vorzügliches Beispiel der 'Zeit der Dekadenz' anzusehen ist. - Arwas S. 99. - Oscar Wildes Gedicht entstand 1874 in Paris und wurde erst 1894 von John Lane veröffentlicht (siehe Vorwort Robert Ross). Eine Stein-Sphinx - ein billiges Souvenir - verwandelt sich im Zimmer des Dichters zu einem wirklichen weiblichen Dämon des Todes. In einer bis zum Äußersten getrieben Verfeinerung der Sprache und einer großen Liebe zum Detail und zum Grotesken werden mythologische und religiöse Vorstellung durch Fabelwesen, Götter und Helden präsentiert, wobei die viktorianische "Freude am Verfall" spürbar wird. - Alastairs Illustrationen sind unverkennbar von Aubrey Beardsley inspiriert, bleiben allerdings in ihrer Liebe zum Okkulten, Theatralischen und Unheilvollen-Bösen eigenständig. Charakteristisch ist auch ihre überreiche und kunstvolle Verzierung. Alastair (1887 - 1960) als Hans Henning Voight in Karlsruhe geboren, pflegte schon früh einen ungewöhnlich extravaganten Lebensstil in einem über Europa verstreuten Freundeskreis Gleichgesinnter. Er liebte es, seine wirkliche Herkunft zu mystifizieren: eine Legende lautete, daß sein wahrer Vater ein bayerischer Prinz und seine Mutter eine Irin gewesen sein sollen. Nach einer guten Schulausbildung studierte er zunächst Philosophie an der Marburger Universität. Künstlerisch - hier vorwiegend autodidaktisch geschult - widmete er sich neben dem mimischen Ausdruckstanz zunehmend der Illustration literarischer Werke, wobei die Novellen, Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte der 1890'er Jahre seine bevorzugte Zeit waren. - John Lane gründete im Jahre 1887 - zuerst in Partnerschaft mit Elkin Matthews - sein Verlagshaus verbunden mit einer Buchhandlung. Bald schon galt er als einer der führenden Verleger ästhetischer Bücher: die Werke seines Hauses erschienen fast alle in kleiner limitierter Auflage, sie waren aufwendig gestaltet und reich bebildert. Zu seinen Illustratoren zählten u.a. Walter Crane, Beardsley und Charles Shannon. - Vorliegendes Werk entstand in einer limitierten Auflage von 1000 Exemplaren: ausdrücklich wird im Werk selber darauf hingewiesen, daß ein Nachdruck unmöglich sei, da die Lithographie-Steine zur Zeit des ersten Weltkrieges in Belgien lagerten und bei der Invasion der Deutschen zerstört worden seien. So läßt sich das durchgehend kleinere Format der beigebundenen Tafeln erklären. Wie bei allen Vergleichsexemplaren sind im Gegensatz zum Tafelverzeichnis - in dem 10 Illustrationen aufgeführt werden - zwei weitere Lithographien dem Titel vorgebunden. - Fleckig und mit leichten Verfärbungen (Rücken etwas stärker). Tafeln teilweise stärker gebräunt; fleckig; vereinzelt mit leichten Verfärbungen; unbeschnitten.

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        Fleurs, Oiseaux et Fantaisies par J. Pilement, 1719-1808,

      Ernst Henri, Editeur n.d., ca. 1920, Paris - Portfolio of loose plates. Title page, typeset and introduction are followed by the plates, each mounted to card approximately 11 by 15 inches. A couple of the mounting cards have tiny edge chips else this is a near fine set with only a little soil along the edge of the title page. Laid loosely into a portfolio: spine and corners of printed cloth in a floral pattern, drab paper over boards with a color paste-on and ribbon ties. The portfolio is significantly worn and soiled and one of the ribbon tie has perished, but still serviceable. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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      (n. p.):. (n. d.).. 12" x 16". 30 leaves [12 blank].. Dark grey cloth commercial album with linen tie. "The Ideal Scrap Book" lettered in gold to front cover.. Album cover has some water stains in upper right corner, rubbing and. sunning to binding. News clippings and playbills fragile with. creases and some small tears. Photographs mostly VG but some contain. creases, bent corners, and tears, occasionally through images.. "The little Ballard girl, a chubby creature... singing or dancing she holds the eye... She has that &#39;Something&#39; that commands attention." - San Francisco Daily News, Oct. 22, 1920. Vaudeville ruled popular entertainment in the first two decades of the twentieth century, and of all the talents it produced, the child stars were the most idolized by fans. Betty "Baby" Ballach, member of the "Blanche Hertz Kiddies". "The Follies of 1920", the "Soup to Nuts Revue", and other "Kiddie Kabaret" shows originating in San Francisco and touring the West Coast, was frequently photographed and featured by the local press. This album contains her clippings of newspaper reviews, photos, and playbills from these early performances and also from her tours as a teenager with the Fanchon and Marco "Brunettes" and "Dance Moods" shows as a member of the Hirsch-Arnold Dance Company. She is shows with child and adult dancers in snapshots and promotional photographs in an array of dazzling costumes and artistic poses. There are large professional shots of the dancers in large hair bows, feathered & jeweled hats and shiny slippers, bathing suits, Christmas costumes and fancy flapper fashions; family snapshots of Ballach in a sombrero, Chinese pyjamas, a matador suit, and with a parasol. At the back of the album separated by some blank pages are many other uncaptioned family photographs. Ballach&#39;s tours took her up and down the West Coast including Seattle and Pasadena; she also starred in a revue at Frauman&#39;s Egyptian in Hollywood. The company traveled as far East as Springfield and Worcester, Massachusetts. In her hometown of San Francisco, Betty performed in all of the well-known theaters - often on stage three times a day - including at the Pantages Theater, now magnificently restored and known as The Orpheum. During this time audiences were witnessing the transformation of theaters to movie houses. The playbills in Ballach&#39;s album advertise films with Mary Pickford and other pioneering actors shown between stage acts. It was in fact the cheaply priced cinema ticket and national enthusiasm for Hollywood celebrities that finally cancelled the vaudeville circuits. Nevertheless, we can see here that "Little Betty Ballach" enjoyed her moments in the spotlight! San Francisco Theaters shown in photographs or documented in included newspaper clippings: Strand, Fox, Tivoli, Casino, Wigwam, Hippodrome, Cline, Grauman&#39;s. Vaudeville and Other Entertainers with Whom She Played: Frankie Jenks, Gus Mulcay, Edie Clark, Walt & Jack Hays, Margueritte Churchill, Wallace Reid, Jesse Crawford, Earl Akam, Jose Mercado, Armanda Chirot, Helen Hoagland, Whirlwing Acrobatic Artists, Seymour and Corncob, Slate Brothers, & Ali Hassan&#39;s Blue Streaks. . Approximately 120 b/w photographs [of varying sizes, includes 3 professional 11" x 14" b/w photographs], a few detached from album, some with subjects&#39; names written in ink on versos. One large tinted photograph of Ballach&#39;s mentor Blanch Hertz. One 14" x 10" colored pencil portrait presumably of the adult Ballach. One playbill in a plastic sleeve is inserted.

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        FIFTEEN DRAWINGS. Blue Nudes, Post-Jazz, Reading Room British Museum, Timon of Athens I, Timon of Athens II, Group, Pole-Jump, Ezra Pound Esq., HeadI, Head II, Nude I, Nude II, Nude III, Nude IV, Seraglio.

      The Ovid Press. London. No Date. 1920 - LIMITED EDITION. Folio. (16.8 x 11.8 inches). A complete set of fifteen unbound plates (seven of which are in colour) mounted on heavy grey wove mounts, each titled in French and English, and stamped with the emblem of the Ovid Press, designed by Edward Wadsworth. Colophon has limitation statement on the front inside cover written in John Rodker's hand, - "250 copies. This is no. 16". Original portfolio with mounted colour illustration to one panel and publishers details and logo the the other. The plates are in fine condition, the portfolio slightly soiled and slightly chipped at the extremities. Overall very good indeed. --- This is the second of Lewis's three portfolios, the last being published in 1932. Fifteen Drawings is the rarest of these, according to Rodker, with no more than 50 copies having actually been issued. Copies vary in the selection of the plate used for the cover (Nude I in this case), and, as noted by Pound and Grover, plates in the portfolios are sometimes matched with the wrong mounts (here two different compositions are tipped onto mounts for Nude III). Although the stated limitation of Fifteen Drawings was 250 copies, Pound and Grover (citing Ransom) note that "not more than 50 copies were actually issued", however, as Morrow and Lafourcade counter, "although the scarcity of this portfolio would tend to verify [Ransom's] statement, if we may assume that the limitation notices were numbered sequentially, and not randomly, considerably more than 50 copies were published, as a number of copies examined bear high limitation numbers". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster - ABA Member.]
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        Map of Windsor Square North of Third Street. Not Yet Recorded Subject to Approval of City Council. City of Los Angeles, Ca. Scale 1" to 100'.

      Engineering Service Co. Los Angeles. Ca. 1920. - Blueline plat map, 30 x 21 inches on sheet size 32 x 22 1/2 inches, 4 folds. Annotations (including anticipated prices for the lots) appear in pencil and red crayon, overall light wear, short edge tears and creasing. A preliminary plat map "not yet recorded; subject to approval of City Council" of the area which became known as New Windsor Square, bordered by Third Street (with streetcar line) to the south; Larchmont to the west; Temple Street (Beverly Boulevard) to the north. Information regarding Windsor Square is dealt with most helpfully at the web site of the Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society. They write: "The older section of Windsor Square opened in 1913 and New Windsor Square opened in April 1920. The area north of Third Street was marketed by Tracy E. Shoults and Company.This tract was laid out on contour with meandering streets and irregular lots. This new idea residential community was labeled by the marketer as 'A subdivision without mistakes.'" Text on a later Shoults' map of New Windsor Square (circa 1922) states that Windsor Square is in "the heart of the Wilshire District and commands an unsurpassed view of the mountains and the sea." Annotations in red pencil indicate pricing for some of the lots, from $9,000 to $15,000; several lots are marked in pencil "sold"; a large undivided block at the upper right of the map outside the current development has the price of $100,000 penciled in; at lower left a penciled note indicates a change in "garage lines." The name of the developer "Shoults" is written in pencil in the upper right margin. The map is on a scale of 1 inch to 100 feet, and was produced by the Engineering Service Co. Engineers, Washington Bldg. Los Angeles. The map depicts one of the Wilshire District's early sub-divisions in its infancy; uncommon in this state as a working map with annotations relating to the development and marketing of the project. WorldCat shows a record for the map, but no actual library holdings.

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