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        La guirlande des mois. Cinquième année, 1921.

      Paris : Meynial, 1920. Duodecimo, pictorial silk, paper dust jacket, illustrated card slipcase (short split to top edge, otherwise very good), all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, pp 137, colour title page, 6 pochoir plates by Barbier; a fine copy. The final year of issue of the annual almanac, exquisitely illustrated by the master of art deco design, Georges Barbier.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Deposizione.

      1920 - Orazio Gaigher nasce a Barco di Levico (TN) nel 1870. Studia a Cortina d’Ampezzo, a Bressanone e a Innsbruck, seguendo il desiderio del padre medico che lo indirizza agli studi di medicina. Laureatosi, apre una clinica a Salisburgo. Coltiva la passione artistica con grande intensità, affascinato dal clima culturale della Secessione austriaca. Alla morte del padre, a 31 anni, decide di dedicarsi esclusivamente alla pittura. E’ il 1901. Parte per Londra, dove rimane fino al 1904, per studiare ritratto con Hubert von Herkomer. I suoi riferimenti sono legati al Simbolismo e al movimento Arts and Crafts di William Morris, ma la sua tensione più intima è sollecitata dal fascino del naturalismo della pittura preraffaellita, come mostrano le opere intitolate Notturno, Autunno e i Nudi, realizzati intorno al 1908, lavori nei quali la ricerca formale è fortemente intrisa di significato allegorico. Successivamente si reca in Spagna per conoscere le opere degli artisti spagnoli di corte; diventa amico di Gioacchino Sorolla. E’ affascinato dai ritratti di Velasquez. Nel 1906 è a Parigi, dove conosce Roberto Fleury e Eugenio Carrière. Incontra Romualdo Prati, giunto a Parigi nel 1905 per frequentare l’Accademia delle Belle Arti. Si specializza nel genere del ritratto e inizia a viaggiare per l’Europa e l’America eseguendo più di cinquecento commissioni. Nel 1914 realizza i ritratti di Pio X, Benedetto XV e Pio XI. L’anno seguente partecipa all’Esposizione Internazionale di San Francisco dove è premiato. A Trento ritrae l’Arcivescovo Celestino Endrici. Del 1924 è la pala di San Taddeo per la chiesa di Barco. L’anno seguente realizza per la chiesa di Pieve Tesino una Santa Maria Assunta e un San Sebastiano. Nel 1926 è a Buenos Aires, in Argentina. Nel 1928 esegue un San Bartolomeo per la chiesa di Torcegno, Nello stesso anno si reca in Patagonia dove si dedica al genere del paesaggio. Ritornato in Italia nel 1930, si stabilisce a Merano. Esegue per la chiesa rivana di Santa Maria Assunta una Santa Lucia. Di questi anni si ricordano Maternità, Signora con il gatto, Vendemmia in Trentino, opere nelle quali si incontrano lo spirito moderno e secessionista. E’ nominato Presidente degli Artisti della Provincia di Bolzano. Muore a Merano il 17 maggio 1938. Firmato in basso a sinistra, si vende in cornice. Formato: Tecnica mista di cm 16,5x27 (dimensione foglio). Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        THE LURE OF THE PAST ..

      London: Stanley Paul & Co, [1920].. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-256, original tan cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. "A weird horror novel about a Londoner who is drawn back, partly through the use of drugs, into his former lives in Egypt and Rome, a process that exhausts his vitality and attachment to the present until it kills him. Commercial fiction, to be sure, but a notch above the pulp turned out by Wright & Brown, Jenkins, etc., and, though not as rare as his THE WINE OF DEATH (1925), a scarce book as well. Only one holding given by OCLC (at UCLA, in the Nitka Collection -- as is the sole OCLC holding of THE WINE OF DEATH). This is not your grandmother's vaporous reincarnation romance." - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler (1978), p. 10. Reginald 00493. Early owner's signature on front paste-down. Cloth a bit rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer joints, free endpapers tanned with some offset on first and last leaves of text, but overall a solid, clean, very good copy of an uncommon book. (#149336)

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Letters. Edited by his son Henry James. In two volumes. Illustrated.

      Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1920 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, paper label to spines lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. With the dust jackets. Spines of dust jackets a little faded and a few minor nicks to spine ends, one small archival repair to jacket spine of vol. II; a fine set in excellent dust jackets. Photographic frontispieces with tissue guards, 13 plates and tailpiece illustrations. Small bookplate to front pastedowns and contemporary ownership inscription of Josephine B. Crane to front free endpapers. First edition, first printing, of a selection of James's correspondence, published to "throw the strongest light" on the celebrated philosopher's life and writings. A contemporary reviewer for The North American Review judged that the letters were "rich in their concise and accessible condensations of James's profounder convictions" (Gilman, p. 415). This set was given to American socialite and patron of the arts, Josephine B. Crane, by a friend for Christmas, 1920. Crane is remembered primarily as a co-founder and original trustee of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She was also a key benefactress of the elite Dalton School, which derived its name from the Crane family estate located in Sugar Hill, Dalton (the address which appears on the bookplates). McDermott 1920–1. See Lawrence Gilman, "The Book of the Month: The Letters of William James", The North American Review, vol. 213, no. 784, 1921, pp. 411–16. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Peking. A Historical and Intimate Description of its Chief Places of Interest.

      Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Hankow, Kelly & Walsh, Limited, 1922. 8vo. Original orange cloth, lettered in black, I,age of pagoda blocked in gilt on front cover, original dust-wrapper printed in orange and black; pp. [2], x, [4], 523, highly illustrated with plates after photographs and folding plans, wrappers with small flaws at head and tail of spine, light offsetting from endpapers, a few light spots here and there, otherwise a very beautiful copy with the rarely seen wrappers. Second edition (first, 1920), considerably enlargedand revised. The writer Juliet Bredon (c. 1881-1937) was the daughter of Sir Robert Edward Bredon, Bt (1846-1918), Deputy Inspector-General Imperial Maritime Customs, China, (1898-1908) and Acting Inspector-General of Customs with rank of Provincial Lieutenant-Governor (1908-1910). She spent much of her life in China, marrying Charles Lauru of Beijing, and she published a number of works on the country, including the present work, Chinese Shadows (Beijing: 1922), The Moon Year. A Record of Chinese Customs and Festivals (Shanghai: 1927), and a biography of her uncle, the famous inspector-general of customs in China, Sir Robert Hart Bt -- whose abilities and service were so highly regarded by the Chinese that 'his Chinese honours excelled in number and distinction those bestowed on any other European' (DNB) -- which was published in 1909. In her preface, Bredon explains that, 'Several books have been written about Peking by foreigners, but among these only two are comprehensive - Monseigneur Favier's monumental work Peking and Father Hyacinth Bitchurin's Description of Peking. This paucity of accurate accounts is chiefly due to the obstacles in the way of collecting precise information. The more one studies the fascinating old city, the more one realises the tantalising difficulties of learning, even from the Chinese themselves, anything but the merest outline of its history and monuments. A proper appreciation of Peking is not, I believe, in the power of a Westerner to give - certainly not of one single person - since it pre-supposes a thorough knowledge of China's past, an infinite sympathy with Chinese character and religions, an intimate sympathy with Chinese character and religions, an intimate familiarity with the proverbs and household phrases of the poor, the songs of the streets, the speech of the workshop, no less than the mentality of the literati and the motives of the rulers' (p. vii). Therefore, her book intends to provide a fuller description of the city than a conventional guide-book that will be of interest to the general reader: 'it aims at nothing original, - is simply a gathering up of the information of others, a gleaning from what has already been given to the world in a far better and fuller but less portable form. Its purpose is simply to play the part of a friend to resident and visitor alike - a friend (in whose taste you perhaps have confidence) to take you by the arm for a stroll through the city and its suburbs' (pp.viii). However, Bredon's book has subsequently become a very useful source on life in Beijing during the early twentieth century (and especially its architecture), and is widely cited in later literature on the period.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        History Of "Billy The Kid" [Signed First Edition]

      Chas. A. Siringo, Santa Fe 1920 - 142 Pp. + List Of Three Other Siringo Books At End. Softcover, Title Printed On Spine In Black, Photo Of Pat Garret On Rear Cover With Four Line Comments Beneath, Front Cover Lacking But With A Good Facsimile Scan Of The Front Cover And Inside Front Cover (With Author's Name Misspelled "Sirinco"). This Example Inscribed ""To Mr. Charlton E. Ames / With Compliments Of The / Author, Chas. A. Siringo/ Hollywood, Calif. / May 14Th, 1925". Spine Chipped Away 1/2" At Bottom, Lettering Strong, First Page With Faint Dampstaining 1/2" Deep Around Lower Spine Corner, And Rear Cover With Faint Dampstaining To 2" Deep At Lower Edge But Mostly Just 1/2" Deep. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        This Side of Paradise

      A very good second printing of the first edition. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Second printing was published in April, 1920, the same month as the first printing, and is identical to the first printing except for the one line reference to the reprinting on the copyright page.

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        S/W Silbergelatine-Porträtkarte. [Hochformat, ca. 13,6 x 8,8 cm].

      [Wien], Trude Fleischmann, o. J. [um 1920]. Mit dem gedruckten Copyrightvermerk auf der Vorderseite. - Mit hds. Vermerk \"Philharmonisches Orchesterkonzert, Dirigent: Furtwängler\" auf der Rückseite. Schönes Expl. Die Karte ist nicht gelaufen. - Furtwängler, (1886 - 1954), verlebte seine Kindheit in Berlin und in München, wo sein Vater seit 1894 als o.Prof. an der Univ. lehrte. Aufgewachsen in einem humanistisch bestimmten Elternhaus, erhielt Furtwängler früh Privatunterricht. Zu seinen Lehrern gehörten u.a. der Archäologe Ludwig Curtius, der Bildhauer Adolf von Hildebrand sowie der Kunsthistoriker und Musikwissenschaftler Walter Riezler, der später das Nachwort zu F.s Schrift Brahms und Bruckner verfaßte. Da seine musikalischen Begabungen früh zutage traten, erhielt er Unterricht in Tonsatz und Komposition von Anton Beer-Walbrunn, Joseph Rheinberger und Max von Schillings. Am Klavier bildete ihn der Liszt-Schüler Conrad Ansorge aus ... 1922 trat Furtwängler, der sich bereits zu diesem Zeitpunkt den Ruf als führender Kapellmeister Deutschlands erworben hatte, die Nachfolge Arthur Nikischs als Leiter sowohl des Berliner Philharmonischen Orchesters als auch des Leipziger Gewandhausorchesters an. In diese Zeit fallen seine intensive Studien mit dem befreundeten Wiener Musikgelehrten Heinrich Schenker, durch die er sich die Fähigkeit erwarb, ein musikalisches Kunstwerk gedanklich vollkommen zu durchdringen ... In zahlreichen Konzerten mit \"seinem\" Orchester, den Berliner Philharmonikern, und als Gastdirigent aller bedeutenden Orchester im In- und im (europäischen) Ausland behauptete Furtwängler auch nach dem Krieg seine unumstrittene Stellung als Orchesterleiter von Weltruf. (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Autograph; Musik

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        Photo Albums]: New England Seaside Snapshots. Two Volumes

      Massachusetts and Connecticut 1920 - Two volumes. Large oblong quartos. Measuring 9.5" x 12". String-tied black cloth over paper boards. The two volumes contains 325 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 3" x 4" and 3.5" x 5.75", some with captions on the verso. Very good photo album with some tears with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a New England family during the first half of the 1920s. From the few captions it appears that many of the photos were taken in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The majority of the photos are taken on the seaside during a number of summers. These photos show the family in bathing costumes of the era playing on the beach and swimming. One photo shows two women lounging in the sand with a parasol. Most of the photos are candid snapshots and catch family and friends in the midst of conversation and games, such as an action shot of a game of leap frog. The New England coast is captured in lovely amateur snaps of seaside towns and crowds of people on the beaches, including West Haven Beach in Connecticut. Along with the vacation photos there are numerous shots of neighborhoods and family homes in different seasons. Some show a group of men working on the road in May with large swathes of the street torn up so that a track can be laid down, possibly for a trolley or streetcar. Another selection of photos show houses in winter covered in snow with views of barren trees lining the streets. There are also photos of a city taken looking down on the buildings from one of the taller buildings, showing bustling streets and billboards. Throughout the album small groups of family members are seen posing in nice clothes for various gatherings and events in front of family homes, farms, and in gardens. The generous number of snapshots and the nature of the photography suggests that the person behind the camera was interested in not only documenting their family but also perfecting their skills in the art of photography.An interesting and vast collection of better than average 1920s photography of a New England family.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Mechanism and Graphic Registration of the Heart Beat.

      London: Shaw & Sons, 1920. - Second Edition, retitled, of Garrison-Morton 854 and 2851 (citing this 2nd ed). Original title: Mechanism of the Heart Beat with Especial Reference to Its Clinical Pathology (1911). xx, 452 pp; 349 figs. (some in color). Original cloth, small 4to. Near Fine. 'This scholarly scientific monograph soon became the bible of electrocardiography' (D.S.B. VIII: 294). 'The [First Edition of the] present work is one of [Lewis's] earliest and most important books, published when he was only twenty-nine. Dedicated to Mackenzie and Willem Einthoven, Lewis has set forth principles of cardiac physiology, which are the very basis of modern clinical procedures. A scarce book, it is well-illustrated with electrocardiographic tracings and contains a valuable bibliography' (Heirs of Hippocrates 2317). Bedford 526 (citing the 1925 3rd ed.). The 1st ed. contained approximately 300 pages and 214 figs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        Reetgedecktes Bauernhaus unter Bäumen an der Elbe. Am Himmel dahinziehende Wolken. Öl auf Leinwand, links unten etwas undeutlich mit *Steinhagen * signiert, undatiert, ungerahmt.

      Bildmaß ca. 76 x 97 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Leinwand, links unten signiert, nicht datiert ( wohl um 1920 ), ungerahmt. Das Gemälde etwas fleckig, an den Außenrändern mit teils kleinen Randläsionen ( durch alte Rahmung durch neue Rahmung aber gut abdeckbar, die Leinwand verso mit einem Flicken. ) Literatur u.a.: Neue Rump, Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon Seite 447 - Steinhagen: Mitbegründer der Hamburger Szession- Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand hier bitte nur Selbstabholung nach Absprache - Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Lagerort WHS-Rel ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Ohne Titel ( Abschied - letzte Umarmung ). Öl auf Karton, links unten mit *H.v.F. * monogrammiert, wohl mit 8.XII. 1920 verso datiert und mit Nachlaßstempel.

       1920 Bildmaß ca. 18 x 22 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Platte – alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß ca. 34 x 37,5 cm ). Verso wohl mit Datierung und verso gestempelt *H.v. Faber du Faur Nachlaß*. Das Ölgemälde etwas berieben mit geringen Farbabplatzungen, ingesamt aber von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Literatur u.a. Thieme-Becker, Künstlerlexikon, Band XI, Seite 157 f ). ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Hans Faber du Faur, Abschied, Tod, Rendezvous, Umarmung, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, Google, signiert

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        Alcindor

      Paris, Le Livre 1920 - Edition tirée à 512 exemplaires, comprenant 23 illustrations d'acquarelles de Pierre Brissaud. Imprimé sur papier Vergé à la Forme des Papeteries d'Arches. Couverture èditoriale originale, un très bel exemplaire dans de parfaites conditions et non-coupé. Edition of 512 copies including 23 illustrations from watercolors by Pierre Brissaud. Copy on vergé à la forme des Papeteries d'Arches. Original editorial soft cover, superb copy in perfect conditions and uncut. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 10% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 500 euro. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Abzeichen für die Allgemeine Arbeiter-Union Deutschlands, Ortgruppe Bremerhaven. Messing, farbiges Email.

      Bremerhaven Allgemeine Arbeiter-Union 1920. - Gewicht in Gramm: 900 Durchmesser 1,8 cm, Konnte im Knopfloch getragen werden. ( ZUZÜGLICH VERSANDKOSTEN )

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        Photograph of Sigmund Freud, signed and inscribed.

      Berlin 1920 - Platinum print, mounted on paper. Photograph size: 222 x 164 mm. Mounted image size: 304 x 231 mm. Framed. Signed and inscribed on the mount above and below the image: "Dr. Smiley Blanton / For Remembrance / Tegel 18. 5. 1930. / - Freud," in German. Blanton (1882-1966) was an intimate friend of Freud and a former patient - in 1929 he underwent psychoanalysis by Freud; a book published posthumously by his wife detailed this expirience based on Blanton's diary. Blanton was the author of the best-selling Love or Perish, 1956, a speech pathologyst and psychoanalyst in New York for many years, and co-founder with Norman Vincent Peale of the American Foundation of Religion and Psychiatry (today known as the Blanton-Peale Institute and Counseling Center). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Photo Album]: Wisconsin Girls. 1917-1920

      Wisconsin, 1920. Near Fine. Oblong octavo. Measuring 11.5" x 7.25". String-tied flexible cloth with "Photographs" in gilt on top board. Very near fine, images with some occasional fading but overall well-composed and very good or better. Contains 327 gelatin silver images. Various sizes, mostly some variation of 4.25" x 2.75". Mostly captioned in white album ink, some of the cations are rubbed, but they remain largely readable. Album maintained by a young Wisconsin woman documenting her school days, friends and travel. She was likely from Chilton, Wisconsin where the album begins in here later school years in 1917 and 1918 including shots of her girls' basketball team. Additionally there are groups of images from Appleton, Milwaukee, Menomonie, Oconto, Kaukauna, Peshtigo River, and Riverside, Wisconsin, where she traveled to visit relatives. There are a few images in Minnesota and in Escanaba, Michigan where she attended an Evangelist Revival Meeting. Additionally there are a few photos of uniformed men in France from 1918, sent from a school acquaintance or family member. She likely then taught grammar school children in Goodrich, Kansas, where she records images of young students, teachers, and others related to the school. One image near the end of the album is of the eight coffins of the Wolf Family who were murdered in 1920 in Turtle Lake, North Dakota. The image is a snapshot, but is a close variant of the images of the coffins that circulated in newspapers.A generous selection of vernacular photographs of young women that is almost exclusively geographically specific to Wisconsin.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Miracle Mongers and their Methods: A Complete Expose

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Landschaft mit Titisee im Schwarzwald. Signiert links unten mit "H.Hofmann".

      Ohne Jahr, ca. 1920. - Format: 55 x 64 cm. Gerahmt in zeitgenössischem vergoldetem Stuckrahmen. *Das beliebte Motiv des Titisee aus halber Höhe mit Bergen im Hintergrund. Der Kunstmaler Heinrich Hoffmann (geb. 30. August 1859 in Cassel; gest. 23. Januar 1933 in Heidelberg) signierte sowohl mit "H.Hoffmann" als auch mit "H.Hofmann". - Hoffmann begann seine künstlerische Ausbildung als Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie. Dort studierte er Bildhauerei und Malerei, ab Oktober 1880 studierte er an der Berliner Kunstakademie bei den Professoren Otto Knille und Fritz Schaper. Darüber hinaus war er Mitglied der deutschen Malerkolonie Willingshausen in der Schwalm. Nach Abschluß seiner Ausbildung 1888 zog er nach Heidelberg, wo er Aquarelle, Ölgemälde und Zeichnungen Heidelberger Landschaften und Gebäude anfertigte sowie zahlreiche Schwarzwaldlandschaften. Eine große Zahl seiner Schwarzwaldmotive wurden um 1920 auf Ansichtkarten gedruckt, wodurch er seinerzeit einen großen Bekanntheitsgrad erreichte. - Thieme-Becker 17, S. 261. - Gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 10000

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        Amazone: Nackte Frau in sich reckender Rückansicht - sich nach oben links reckend ( Sportlerin - Amazone - Kämpferin ? ). Tempera - Tempera-Gemälde auf Leinwand, links unten signiert.

      Monumentales Tempera-Gemälde in beinahe monochromer grün-bläulicher Farbigkeit in dünnem Farbauftrag auf dünner Leinwand mit den Bildmaßen von ca. 116 x 143 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), in schlichter Rahmung ( Rahmenmaß: 121 x 149 cm ). Das Gemälde links unten mit *Steinhagen * signiert, undatiert ( wohl um 1920 ). Das Bild rechts außen leider mit einem Einriß restaurierbar sowie mit wenigen Kratzern ( restaurierbar ). ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand hier nur Selbstabholung nach Absprache und hierbei bitte die enorme Größe berücksichtigen - Please notice: No shipment possible ). Heinrich Steinhagen: Einer der Mitbegründer der Hamburgischen Sezession - Literatur u.a.: Der Neue Rump, Hamburger Künstlerlexikon Seite 447- Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        PESCI ROSSI

      FIRENZE: VALLECCHI, 1920. BROSSURA. BUONO. 14 20. USATO

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        Poems.

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1920. With an Introduction by Siegfried Sassoon. Quarto. Original red cloth, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Housed in a black cloth slipcase and chemise. Portrait frontispiece. Partial sunning to spine, light partial toning to endpapers, light spotting and tanning around the frontispiece, but otherwise an excellent copy, sound and for the most part fresh, with the dust jacket chipped at the ends and corners, a section of loss from the blank centre of the spine panel and a few other short splits, some foxing near the fore-edge. First edition, first impression, with the rare dust jacket, of perhaps the greatest collection of First World War poetry. This slim volume, promoted and published by Sassoon after Owen's death and backed by Edith Sitwell, contains all Owen's best known poems, including "Dulce et decorum est", "Insensibility", "Anthem for Doomed Youth", "Futility" and "Strange Meeting".

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        Dame, eine Pferdedroschke rufend.

      - Kaltnadel um 1920, auf chamoisfarbenem Bütten mit undeutl. Wasserzeichen, signiert und als „Probedruck" bezeichnet. 20,5:15,5 cm. Literatur: Rosenbach 50, vorzüglicher, die hell-dunkel Werte differenziert zeigender Abdruck mit vollem Rand. Provenienz: Amerikanische Privatsammlung. Der aus jüdischer Familie stammende Berliner Maler und Graphiker Lesser Ury brach 1879 eine begonnene kaufmännische Lehre ab, um sich in den 1880er Jahren an verschiedenen Orten und an maßgeblichen Kunstakademien der Zeit auszubilden: Düsseldorf, Paris, Brüssel und schließlich München sind die Stationen, nachdem er 1885 bei der Berliner Kunstakademie eine Ablehnung erfuhr. 1887 kehrte er in seine Heimatstadt zurück und stellte unter anerkennender Kritik erstmals 1889/1890 in der Galerie von Fritz Gurlitt aus. Adolph Menzel (1815-1905) förderte ihn, auch mit Max Liebermann (1847-1935) war Lesser Ury anfangs sehr freundschaftlich verbunden, bis es wenig später zum rivalisierenden Zerwürfnis kam. Lovis Corinth (1858-1925) konnte den Künstler schließlich 1914 an die „Berliner Secession" holen, die Galeristen Paul Cassirer und Heinrich Thannhauser stellten ihn 1916/1917 aus, 1922 zeigte die Secession eine 150 Gemälde umfassende Schau. Das druckgraphische Werk Lesser Urys hatte sich schon um 1920 in Sammlerkreisen seinen Platz erobert.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Dibujos originales de Maestros Espanoles. 150 apuntes y estudios de artistas del siglo XVI asta el siglo XIX.

      Leipzig, Karl W. Hiersemann, 1920. Large folio (52 x 38 cm). 17 pp. text + 150 plates. 2 Flügelmappen. *Exemplar 119 einer kleinen numerierten Auflage. Die Tafeln aus kräftigem Velin mit montierten Faksimiles von Graphiken spanischer Meister. - Die schweren Mappen außen etwas beschabt, innen vollständig und sauber. / Printes in a small numbered edition (here the numer 119). Binding outside with some rubbing, inside complete, clean and in good condition. Heavy set (about 12 kg) - higher shipping costs outside of Europe. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Notebook containing an unusual collection of manuscript notes relating to signalling at sea.

      c.1807-1920 - Nineteenth-century landscape octavo notebook (97 × 159 mm), sheep, rope-twist panel in blind to the boards, brass clasp intact. Somewhat rubbed externally, leather on the back joint splitting towards the head structurally sound, contents lightly browned, slightly damping to the last few leaves, else very good. 18 pages with hand-coloured hand-drawn flags, a further 7 uncoloured. Unfortunately without any identifying marks, this intriguing volume contains a combination of naval officer's and scholar's notes on naval signalling, ranging between the early nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The volume opens with five pages of "Explanatory Instructions" which include six pages of the numerary flags, hand-coloured, with their significations, these placing the manuscript in the early years of the nineteenth century. There follow seventy pages offering signals for over 400 instructions, and then a further twenty carrying a "Navy List" of more than 300 Royal Naval ships identified by number, also giving the number of guns. A brief survey of the names included here suggests a date of compilation of around 1807, most revealing perhaps being the inclusion among the late additions of HMS Delight, with a subsequent pencilled note "lost", which must refer to the 6-gun brig-sloop launched in 1806, and captured by the French just two years later, when she became stranded off Calabria. There are then thirty pages dedicated to single word telegraphic codes, which seems to run out of steam at "R", with a few additional significations pencilled in. The next group of notes was added at a later period being described as "Marryatt's [sic.] Signals in the Navy and Merchant Service 1868", and including fourteen pages of coloured flags, covering "Boat Signals", "Distinguishing Pennants for Boats", together with three pages of signals for compass bearings rendered in monochrome; these followed by six pages of coloured flags with alphabetical codes for British Merchant Vessels, British Ships of War, French ships of War, Italian Men-of-War, American Commercial Code, and Russian Ships of War. A single page note on Nelson's Trafalgar signal from around 1900, is followed by two rather scruffy pages of "Semaphore Signals (used by Boy Scouts), 1911", and eleven on "USA Weather Signals", apparently derived from Hammond's Atlas of the World, 1914, and including a number of roughly drawn flags, and with some notes dated through to 1920. The last entry in the volume is a four page transcription of Sir Sidney Smith's "Memorandum" of the loss of Ajax in the Dardanelles Operation of 1807, which may suggest that the original owner accompanied the squadron in the Straits. An attractive and intriguing gallimaufry of signal material.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Rime of the Anciyent Marinere in Seven Parts...now spelled in modern style & embellished with designs by André Lhote.

      Paris. Emile - Paul Brothers. 1920. 8vo., original black wrappers with rafia netting and paper label. With illustration by André Lhote. A little light spotting and browning, otherwise a very good copy, preserved in custom-made chenise and slipcase. First edition, Copy "B" of only nine lettered copies printed on India paper with two extra suites of the engravings, one in black and one in blue, from a total edition of 776 copies. Although printed in Paris the text is in English. André Lhote (5 July 1885 - 24 January 1962) was a French Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. He was also very active and influential as a teacher and writer on art.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917.

      London, William Heinemann, 1920. 8vo. Original blue cloth, image of the Endurance blocked in silver to upper cover, lettered in silver to spine; pp. xxi, 376; numerous illustrations from photographs, one folding map; extremities mildly rubbed, occasional foxing and light dusting, else a good copy. Third impression of the first edition, published two months after, and in the same format as the first printing. Currently Shackleton's South is the most sought-after of polar books. It tells the story of the loss of the expedition's ship, the Endurance, and of the subsequent mythic boat journey in the James Caird from Elephant Island to South Georgia. - The printers had used inferior paper stock for the first impression, which results in mostly browned and brittle copies.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. U.

      O. O., [um 1920]. - 1 S. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Dibujos Originales de Maestros Espanoles, 150 apuntes y estudios de artistas del siglo XVI hasta el siglo XIX e escogidos

      Leipzig and New York: Karl Hiersemann, 1920. Two enormous folio size volumes with quarter leather, decorative paper, and gilt top edges; 19 pp. text and 150 plates. Text in Spanish. Beautiful presentations of original works by master Spanish masters, centering on paintings and studies from the 16th to the 19th centuries. A limited run was printed, and this is No. 8 (both volumes). All plates are present, two-tone, and are tipped in on gorgeous, thick rag paper. The text explains each work, ordered by sequence. A very rare set of volumes on Spanish art. VG, although both volumes have tiny white call numbers on spines from museum library (de-accessioned); sewn binding threads coming loose on bottom of first section of text pages in Vol. 1; very top bit of spine leather on Vol. 2 is detaching.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        WELTKRIEG I. - Olim Victoriae Pacis Hodie Artifices. 1914 - 1918.

      (Paris), ca. 1920 - 42 x 31 cm. 80 Bl. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rtit. Selbstdarstellung der Alliierten ohne Russland. Faksimile-Sammlung mit Autographein, Illustrationen, Dokumenten und Schriftstücken. Seltenes Referenzwerk. Der nicht vorhandene Deckeltitel lautet "Memorial des Allies". - Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Papierbeding minimal gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Aktstudien. Lithographie im Stein bezeichnet "technische Versuche". Mit Bleistift signiert und datiert.

      1920. 59x45 cm. (Schöner und sauberer Abzug).

      [Bookseller: Aegis Verlag Einzelfirma]
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        Album of Postcards Relating to China

      no date given c1920s, China - , handmade album with painted silks backed onto boards forming the pages (Chinese scenes, flowers and birds), 9 boards each double sided plus a front and back cover also with painted silks, 17 pages of postcards, each page contains at least 4 postcards plus some loose postcards (over 70 postcards). Most postcards are black and white photos of China (Peking, Great Wall, Tomb of Ming Nanking, Yang-Yse river village, Forbidden City), some are painted black and white and coloured images, a few are coloured photos (Panorama Chingtao), some are photos titles Christmas 1923, most postcards are unused, some are annotated in pencil with the location , Joints very weak, front and rear cover detached, worn condition externally, one page inside has frayed badly and the postcards detached, postcards in good condition , silk covered boards with hand painted design , 24.5 x 35.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        L'Horizon chimérique. Poèmes ornés de bois gravés par Léon Dusouchet

      Société littéraire de France 1920 - 66 pages. In-8, broché. Edition originale de ce beau recueil de Poèmes posthumes, devenu extrêmement rare. Achevé d'imprimer par Hérissey à Evreux le 28 novembre 1920, 6ème anniversaire de la mort de Jean de la Ville de Mirmont (né le 2 décembre 1896 à Bordeaux, mort pour la France le 28 novembre 1914), « jeune homme éternel ». Tirage à 250 exemplaires numérotés sur Vélin des Papeteries Lafuma. Notre exemplaire est marqué Numéro 153. Bois de (Pierre-) Léon Dusouchet (1876-1936) Couverture souple, habillée d'un papier translucide de protection. Etat : bon, état d'ancienneté. Couverture légèrement insolée, ombres. Intérieur : bon, très légère fragilité des mors. Prévoir probable réduction des frais de port, catégorie enveloppe environ 400 g; nous vous renseignons volontiers. 21 x 14.5 x 0.7 cm 155g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ABC - Eric Girod]
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        Zeitgemässe Treppenhausdekorationen.

      Hannover ohne Jahr (um1920). - 39,2 x 29,4 cm. 1 Bl. und 20 farbige Tafeln lose in Original-Karton-Mappe. Mappe etwas berieben, Tafeln sehr gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Gögler]
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        MEIJI SHRINE CATALOGUE OF THE PICTURES IN THE MEMORIAL PICTURE GALLERY, MEIJI JINGU, AND OTHERS

      Tokyo Japan: Meiji Jingu Hosankai. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1920. First Edition. Hard box. 40 large color plates mounted on heavy paper. Includes pictures of Russian and European and vists, a sea battle between Japan and China and other often Militarily inclined subjects. 40 plates [of 80] in their original silk covered box with paper labels & silk ties. Also the printed volume for all 80 plates that describes the various pictures and identifies the prominent personages therein. This is two boxes of the original 3. While not complete it is nonetheless a beautiful presentation of a difficult set to procure. Aprox 13 x 18" aprox 20lbs. Worldcat locates just 6 copies. ; 20 .

      [Bookseller: poor mans books]
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        Gesammelte Schriften; Teil: Reihe 2., Die Welt im Licht. Bd. 1., Verweile doch! und Gesammelte Schriften; Teil: Reihe 2., Die Welt im Licht. Bd. 2., Du bist so schön!

      Berlin : S. Fischer, 1920. 1. - 5. Aufl. XXIV, 380 und 392 S. Pappband 2 Bände.- Einband fleckig, rührende Widmung des Kaufhausbesitzers Hugo Oppenheimer (Frankfurt 1876- Theresienstadt 1943; Kaufhaus Oppenheimer, später Kaberlah, heute \"Esprit\") an eine Krankenschwester (Frankfurt, 1920), Besitzeintrag der Widmungsempfängerin, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung.- Band 2: Einband stark angegraut, Kanten etwas berieben / bestossen, Besitzeintrag der Widmungsempfängerin, etwas muffig, papierbedingte Seitenbräunung /// Standort Wimregal HAA-56350und70 Versand D: 2,20 EUR

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        In Stahlgewittern : Aus dem Tagebuch eines Stoßtruppenführers. Ernst Jünger - Kriegsfreiwilliger, dann Leutnant und Kompanie-Führer im Füß.-Regt. Prinz Albrecht v. Preußen (Hannov. Nr. 73).

      Gestrichen: Hannover, Selbstverlag des Verfassers, eingestempelt: Robert Meier Verlag, Leisnig i. Sa., 1920. Erstausgabe 181 S., 8° Halbleinen (Privateinband) In Fraktur gesetzt. Der genannte Verleger Robert Meier war der Gärtner von Ernst Jüngers Vater. Ernst Jünger selbst war es verboten als Angehöriger der Reichswehr ein Gewerbe zu betreiben. Das Buch wurde neu gebunden, einige Seiten repariert und an der Bindung verstärkt. Eigentumsvermerk, neben einigen Bleistiftmarkierungen finden sich drei handschrifliche Notizen im Buch. Nachgedunkelt, Gebrauchsspuren. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Emuseion Buch Versand]
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        The Writings Of Thomas Hardy. In Prose And Verse, With Prefaces and Notes. The works include: Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure, Far From The Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Woodlanders, Return of the Native, Wessex Poems, Under the Greenwood Tree, Desperate Remedies, etc.

      New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, [1920].. The Anniversary Edition. 21 volumes, octavo. Elegantly bound in dark green half morocco with red title labels and gilt to spines, green cloth boards, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with photogravures. Internally clean, exterior unmaked. A fine, fresh set in an attractive recent leather binding. Attractively printed with large type on quality paper, this edition was issued as a celebration of Hardy's eightieth year. Only 1250 sets were published.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Religion and science from Galileo to Bergson. by John Charlton H

      London. Society for promoting Ch 1920 - Rare. Ex-library book with usual stamps and stickers. General shelfwear to boards with light rubbing to edges. Textblock edge tanned but pages clean throughout. A good reading copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revival Books Ltd]
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        Chansons madécasses, traduites en français par Evariste Parny. Avec trente vignettes gravées sur bois, en couleurs, par J.E. Laboureur.

      - P., Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, 1920, In-12, br., 38 pp. Tirée à 412 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de jute naturel. Le tirage terminé, les 30 bois ont été rayés. Livres [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: pages volantes]
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