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        Main Street

      New York: Harcourt Brace & Howe, 1920. Blue cloth with small orange panels. Lacking dust jacket. This copy inscribed by the author "To Florence + Dick Boeckel, who endured me while I wrote it-Sinclair Lewis" Florence Boeckel was a prominent suffragist and press chairman of the National Women's Party. Also a noted pacifist, activist supporter of the League of Nations and the National Council for the Prevention of War, all things Lewis believed in. Lewis wrote the introduction to her famous pacifist manifesto, Between War and Peace: A Handbook for Peace Workers (1928). Lewis and Boeckel lived and worked in New York in the teens and he probably bounced passages of Main Street off them while it was still in manuscript. Well loved copy with overall wear, especially to the extremities. Interior clean.Nice association copy.. Inscribed by the Author. 1st. Cloth. VG. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        [Works]. Sense and Sensibility. Pride and Prejudice. Emma. Mansfield Park. Northanger Abbey. Persuasion. Lady Susan and the Watsons

      Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons, [c.1920]. . Adelphi edition, seven volumes, 8vo. Recent red half morocco, a.e.g., red cloth sides, a fine set.

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        The Waggoner and other Poems

      London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.,, 1920. Octavo. Original purple cloth with white paper spine label. With the dust jacket. Partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the jacket with the spine panel tanned, and a little chipped at the ends. First edition, first impression, first issue. From an edition of 500, 250 copies were bound in purple cloth for immediate issue, and 100 sets of sheets were sent to NY for Knopf's American edition, and the remaining 150 bound up in green cloth later in 1920. Extremely uncommon in jacket in either issue. Blunden's first trade publication, The Waggoner was issued with the encouragement and assistance of Siegfried Sassoon to whom Blunden had sent some of his work in his capacity as literary editor of the Daily Herald. With the bookplate of the book collector Simon Nowell-Smith (who reached prominence in 1983 when he accepted the Bodleian library's invitation to show his collection in an exhibition rather sweepingly entitled, "Wordswoth to Robert Graves and beyond"), and also the bookplate of Anne Powell, literary scholar and author of books and articles about the poets of the Great War.

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        RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920 Einstein, Albert. RELATIVITY. The Special and General Theory. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. New York, Henry Holt and Company 1920. First American Edition. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. Gilt stamped front cover & somewhat rubbed as usual spine lettering. A very good copy or better in the original rare dustwrapper [minimal restoration at the extremities]. A very handsome example of this important book. Custom gilt-lettered, deep blue fine cloth clamshell case. . First Edition..

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        Relativity. The Special & The General Theory. A Popular Exposition

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1920. Authorised Translation by Robert W. Lawson. With Five Diagrams and a Portrait of the Author. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and to upper board in blind. With the dust jacket. Contemporary newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Portrait frontispiece and diagrams throughout. Edges of text block lightly spotted, free endpapers tanned, ownership inscription to blank page, frontispiece portrait slightly creased, but a very good copy in a bright binding, in the lightly rubbed and nicked dust jacket with a chip to the head of the slightly tanned spine, still very good. First English language edition, first impression of Einstein's popular treatment of relativity, with the addition of an appendix on "The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity" written especially for this edition. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

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

      London, Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1920., 1920. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo., pp. xiii, 138 + 8. With five diagrams and a portrait of the author. Publisher's red cloth titled in gilt to backstrip, in the original dustwrapper. Some soiling to fore-edge of covers (mostly to rear board), gilt lettering dulled, edges a little foxed and spotted, flyleaves with some offset toning from jacket flaps, previous name of flyleaf partially erased. Original dust jacket has some chips to head and tail of spine and extremities, toned to backstrip, some rubbing. A good to very good copy; uncommon in the jacket. Provided with a first edition of J.H.Thirring's simplified volume, published by Methuen in 1921 in a uniform, accompanying style. A most presentable pair. Listed in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002].

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        RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920 Einstein, Albert. RELATIVITY. The Special and General Theory. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. New York, Henry Holt and Company 1920. First American Edition. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. Gilt stamped front cover & somewhat rubbed as usual spine lettering. A very good copy in very fine thick stock facsimile of the rare original dustwrapper. Very Nice indeed in a TBCL embossed fine grey cloth slipcase with E-MC2 on the side. . First Edition..

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        The Works

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, [c.1920]. 10 volumes, octavo. Recent green morocco with red morocco labels, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Black and white frontispieces. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Poe's works.

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      Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 1920. 1st thus edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Originally published in Grimm's Fairy Tales (1909), re-issued seperately in this edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Top edge blue. 20 colour tipped-in plates. B/w text illustrations. 159 pages. 10 x 7.5". Spine and corners are bumped and slightly rubbed. There is a small rubbed patch to lower edge of front cover. The covers are beautifully bright and clean having been protected by the original dustwrapper. Endpapers are partly browned. All plates are present, a couple of tiny corner creases else they are fine. Very scarce original dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and slightly darkened to spine and edges. There is some loss to corners and spine, and a small piece of loss to top edge of front panel. Overall a beautifully bright copy in an incredibly scarce dustwrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]

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        ?????? ???????. ???? ?? ??????? ("Where A Troika Went Down, A Pair Won't Do")

      Moscow: Litizdat, 1920. First Edition. Lithographed poster in two colors, 103cm x 35.5cm (ca 40" x 14"). Moderate overall soil; repaired tear with a tiny (1/16") loss at left margin, else a bright, complete copy. Archivally backed on linen. Grade B+. & & A classic, early, and much-reproduced poster by Moor, one of the major artists of the revolutionary era. The image depicts the three fallen armies of the counterrevolution - identified as Yudenich, Denikin, and Kolchak - lying on a bed of bayonets, while two new enemies of the revolution - Wrangel and Pilsudsky - surge forward to a similar fate, spurred on by their masters Entente, Bourgeois, and Landowner. Moor adopted this somewhat novel oblong format for a number of other works, most notably his 1921 poster celebrating the end of Civil War, "The Bloody Path of Struggle is Over." An uncommon and highly desirable example of Moor's civil-war era work.

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        Lettres De Mon Moulin

      Paris: A. Ferroud et F. Ferroud, 1920. leather_bound. Orig. green morocco, backstrip evenly sunned to brown. Aeg. Fine in fine marbled slipcase/No Dust Jacket. 302 pages in text. 20 x 13 cm. Limited edition, copy 11 of 30 on Japon ou velin d'Arches with an original water color drawing by Robaudi, watercolor illustrations in the text and additional illustrations in two states: black and white and watercolor, decorative letters by Fred Money. Alcide Theophile Robaudi, a protégé of Jean Leon Gerome, and a leading illustrator -- works of Dumas, George Sands, Balzac and Verlaine -- for the largest publishing houses in France. This work is a collection of short stories originally published 1869, early in Daudet's career. Bound by Rene Aussourd, inner dentelles, raised bands, marbled endpapers, contents very bright and fresh.

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        TISSUS , par Nicolas Sorokine (Studio d'arts décoratifs) III série, Paris, Guérinet Armand, editeur, 1920

      Cartella con lacci che contiene la serie completa di 12 straordinarie tavole (30 x 40) a splendidi colori (ogni tavola ha più figure (da 6 a 10) colorate a pochoir, destinate a professionisti e progettisti dell'industria tessile più elegante. Fiori, uccelli, fantasie e varie figure geometriche sono magistralmente rappresentati.

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        La Madre [Signed]

      Milano: Fratelli Treves, 1920. First edition. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original tan wrappers lettered in black and in red and with the Publisher's device in black to the front wrapper (general signs of having been read with some expected creasing and light cracking to the spine, slight loss to the spine tail), SIGNED BY GRAZIA DELEDDA on the copyright page). Grazia Deledda won the 1926 Nobel Prize in Literature for "her idealistically inspired writings which with plastic clarity picture the life on her native island and with depth and sympathy deal with human problems in general". One of Italy's greatest and most popular authors, she was the second woman of any nationality to win the Prize (following the 1909 winner, Selma Lagerlof). In his presentation speech Henrik Schück, President of the Nobel Foundation specifically cited "La Madre" and stated: "It is rather difficult for a foreigner to judge the artistic merit of her style. I shall therefore quote one of the most famous Italian critics on this matter. «Her style», he writes, «is that of the great masters of the narrative; it has the characteristic marks of all great novelists. No one in Italy today writes novels which have the vigour of style, the power of craftsmanship, the structure, or the social relevance which I found in some, even the latest, works of Grazia Deledda such as La Madre (1920) [The Mother] and Il Segreto dell'uomo solitario (1921) [The Secret of the Solitary Man].» Signed copies of Grazia Deledda's works are quite scarce, and copies of "La Madre" in the first edition are exceedingly so. Our search of the auction records reveals only one signed copy of any of Grazia Deledda's works having come to auction in the last 42 years. A Very Good copy of an exceedingly scarce book, SIGNED BY GRAZIA DELEDDA. RARE.

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        Bateau en porte.

      Paris: Jacquart, ca. 1920s. - Engraving. 11 x 14 cm. One of 30 signed and numbered impressions.

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      CHEZ L'AUTEUR 1920 - R300056012: 6 gravures sur bois dédicacées. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 908.446-Régionalisme : Poitou-Charentes [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das römische Carneval. (Reprint).

      München, O. C. Recht-Verlag, o. J. (ca. 1920) - 4°, Titelbl. m. gest. Titelvignette, 65 S. Text u. 20 Taf. m. handkolorierten Abb. im Lichtdruckverfahren, OLdr. m. goldgepr. Bordüre u. Rückentitel., Kopf rissig, Rücken etw. aufgehellt, Ldr. etw. kratzspurig u. unfrisch, Deckel etw. verzogen, Kanten tlw. berieben, erste 2 Bl. am Rand gebräunt, innen sonst tadellos. Reprint der Ausgabe Weimar und Gotha bei C. W. Ettinger 1789. Ex. Nr. XXIII der C Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe im ledernen Handeinband. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lucian Zabel

      By The Author Berlin: By The Author, ca 1920. First edition. Staplebound Wraps. Orig. plain stapled wrappers, cobalt blue dust wrapper with front cover paper label. Very good/No Dust Jacket. Zabel, Lucian. 23 pages in text. 31 x 24.5 cm. Ten plates, and approximately 30 in the text, a few tipped-in, some in vivid colors, of Zabel's posters, advertising images, industrial logos, book bindings and graphic work with a selective list of clients. World Cat locates three copies. The author was also responsible for the classic, "Die Deutsche Werber Graphik." Front cover and dust wrapper spine faded, some chipping to latter.

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        Nouveau Recueil de MENUISERIE PRATIQUE

      édition Charles Moreau, Paris 1920 - Nouveau Recueil de MENUISERIE PRATIQUE Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée - avec la collaboration de chefs d'atelier et de professeurs de dessin ouvrage comportant : une chemise cartonnée à lacets (42.5 cm x 33 cm) reliure demi-toile rouge, dos lisse,muet, couverture cartonnée orange, comportant 100 planches, comportant chacune de nombreuses figures de dessins, édition Charles Moreau, Paris (sd, vers 1920), imprimerie Gaillac, Monrocq, paris et un volume de texte - ouvrage broché (22 cm x 27.5 cm ) reliure toilée orange, 223 pages, (texte sur deux colonnes) illustrées de figures et dessins, dans et hors-texte, librairie industrielle et d'ameublement,Charles MOREAU, Paris (sd, vers 1920) bon état [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typed letter signed.

      Chicago, 12. IV. 1920. - 8vo. 6 pp. on 2 double leaves. To Mrs. Roland G. Hopkins from the Women's City Club of Boston: "[.] I was very happy to have the opportunity of speaking to that interesting gathering of friends in your home [.] Although I spoke somewhat about the International Congress of Working Women, I am going to repeat a few of the outstanding facts - which you may or may not care to read. Nineteen countries were represented, and the members of the Congress spoke in six or seven languages. They were women of broad vision and great insight into the industrial problems now confronting the world, and they had come together to consider the next steps in reconstruction in an effort to stabilize industry [.]". - On stationery with printed letterhead and two pinhead-sized holes.

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        "Le berkeley": Aquarelle sur papier par Bailhache

      Aquarelle sur papier, 50 x 38,5 cm. Créé dans les années 1920, l'hôtel-bar-restaurant Le Berkeley est situé au 8 avenue de Matignon, dans le 8ème arrondissement de Paris. Lieu de rencontres, il fut fréquenté par Greta Garbo, Marlène Dietrich, Jean Gabin, la duchesse de Windsor, Daniel Wildenstein, Jean Cocteau, Alain Delon, Jacques Chazot, Bernard Buffet, Henri Attal, Dominique Zardi. (tv) Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        (Ellerbek 1883 - 1943 Halebüll). Kahler Baum. Öl auf Holz. Um 1920. Unten rechts mit Bleistift signiert. 23 x 26 cm. Gerahmt.

      Ingwer Paulsen (Radierer, Maler und Bildhauer in Halebüll) war Schüler von P. Halm und H. Olde 1908/10 in Paris (vgl. Thieme/Becker, Band 26, Seite 312).- Kahler Baum in weiter Landschaft.- .

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      Truro, Cornwall: Printed by Oscar Blackford, 1920 Derrick, Katherine Ross. A MAID FROM MARS. Truro, Cornwall: Printed by Oscar Blackford. N.d. c. 1921. First edition. 12mo., 48pp., sandy colored stiff wrappers with illustrated upper cover. Undated but references to "wireless", "aero-plane", "flying machine" & "the war" suggests about 1920. The story of a maid from mars who comes to earth [Cornwall] in human form, learns the language in a few months, attempts to share here Martian culture & spirit & who in the ends thinks mankind unready & splits. The earliest piece written about Mars by a woman & in a context which might be called loosely "feminist". Rare. To our knowledge no other copy has ever been offered.. 1st Edition.

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        Das Fest Der Tannenbaume

      H. Hohmann Verlag Darmstadt: H. Hohmann Verlag, n.d. (ca 1920). First edition. Oblong quarto. Thick card paper covered boards with designs, color illustrated half-title and seven superb interpretive illustrations in color by Pfeiffer. A very scarce Jugendstil title, not found on the internet in our latest search. About fine, with only very minor wear to spine extremities and corners.

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      Firenze; Vallecchi 1920 in 16° (18 x 13 cm. ca.); pp. 210 (alcune bianche); br. a due colori; 1^ ed. Comprende 80 trucioli apparsi su periodici tra 1914-19, e 6 inediti (eccellente stato di conservazione, seppur leggermente rifilato)

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        Seder Plate - Marienbad, Czechoslovakia

      Marienbad c 1920s Czechoslovakian Seder plate, made in Marienbad. Gold lettering and red and gold design, individual cavities for placing egg, charoseth, etc approx 26 cm diameter. Some signs of wear

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        Trento-Estate 1920. Congresso-Studenti-Universitari-Trentini. Siamo a le soglie de l?età futura - tra ciò che passa e ciò che su rinnova.

      Acquaforte, titolo in basso e in alto firma a destra, 196x226 mm in lastra (220x250 mm/foglio circa). Si vende in cornice.

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        Il Trentino: silografie di Giorgio W. Marini: con il calendario per il 1920.

      Bertieri e Vanzetti, Milano. 1920 [4] p., [13] c. di tav., 35x25 cm, bross. Interamente impresso su carta pesante in oblungo con 13 xilografie originali del grande artista trentino: L?arco di Druso a Roma, Castel Nano, Santuario di San Romeno (leggasi Romedio), Cles: palazzo assessorile, Castel Valer, Cavalese: decanale dell?Assunta, Cavalese: palazzo della magnifica comunità, Campo Maggiore: casa del comune, Creto: parrocchiale di Santa Giustina, Fiera di Primiero, Strigno: palazzo Ceschi, Pinzolo.

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        Le Mal Joli [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur - édition originale ]

      Henry Cormeau 1920 E.O., 1 vol. petit in-8 carré relié demi-basane à coins marron, dos lisse orné, tête dorée, Editions Georges Crès & Cie, Paris, Impression d'amateur Henry Cormeau, Seiches, 1920, 2f., 469 pp. et 2 ff. n. ch. Edition originale. Envoi de l'auteur "A Charles Berjole, le peintre de nos sites angevins". Très rare édition originale de cette "étude d'une petite ville du bas anjou de 1865 à 1884", par l'auteur des Terrois Mauges. Bon exemplaire (dos passé, parfait état par ailleurs). Avec signature de l'auteur. Français

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        Ritratto di Luisa Baccara

      La Fionda 1920 Xilografie originali di Adolfo De Carolis: Ritratto della Baccara in sanguigna, frontespizio, testatine, finalini Due scritti sulla pianista che visse con l'Autore al Vittoriale dal 1920 al 1938, già apparsi su periodici dello stesso anno. 16mo (cm 14x21) pp. 44 broch Ottimo (Fine) [Gambetti, 2007]

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        Rathauskeller der Stadt Bozen: Südtirol.

      Lorenz Fränzl, graph. Verlags-Anstalt, Bozen. [1920?]. 80x110 cm. Grande manifesto a colori e oro del famoso artista tirolese Stolz Albert (1875-1947) che rappresenta un putto in piedi su una botte che spreme in un grande calice una picca d?uva. In secondo piano scorcio cittadino sullo sfondo delle Dolomiti. Alla fascia inferiore stemma della città e titoli. Si vende in cornice.

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        Costumes, moeurs et legendes de Savoie. Adapte de l?anglais par A. van Gennep ....

      [s.n.], Chambery. 1920 IX, 105 p., [32] c. di tav., 29 cm, bross.

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        Au Royaume de la Perle.

      Paris, H. Piazza (G. Kadar), 1920. 1920 In-4° (305x233mm), pp. 140, brossura editoriale a risvolti illustrata e protetta da velina. 10 illustrazioni f.t. in litografia a colori di Edmond Dulac ispirate a miniature orientali. Iniziali e culs-de-lampe figurati e arabescati. Frontespizio in litografia a colori entro bordura. Esemplare allo stato di nuovo. Edizione originale di 1500 esemplari su "papier Japon"; "exemplaire offert par Léonard Rosenthal". Il testo concerne il ruolo economico ed ornamentale svolto dalle perle nella storia, la loro pesca, il loro commercio, l'allevamento delle ostriche perlifere, le perle celebri, i miti e le leggende ad essi collegati. Bibliografia in fine. Edmond Dulac (Toulouse, 1882-1953), pittore e disegnatore, è noto soprattutto per le sue illustrazioni per le "Mille e una notte"; nelle sue opere è vivo l'influsso di illustratori come Aubrey Beardsley e Arthur Rackham e dell'arte orientale, soprattutto persiana e giapponese. Cfr. Bénézit, IV, 8. Mahé, III, 319. Carteret, V, 174.

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      , Paris, Gaston Boutitie, 1920.** 1920 Relié de l' époque, demi - veau bleu, dos à nerfs (5) doré, plats de papier marbré, 22,5x28,5cm, (2) couverture originale,185pp (4), couverture originale, (2), illustré. Edition définitive. Illustrée de 89 dessins d' après nature dont dix en couleur, de RENEFER gravé sur bois par Eug. Dété. N° 163 / 300 exemplaires numérotés.

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        Original erotic watercolour.

      Ca. 1920. 33,5 x 24 cm. Watercolour on heavy paper, signed in ink. A pretty girl in pyjamapants is sitting on a rococo chair. Alfred Proessdorf (1882-1925)He was born in Leipzig and was educated in Düsseldorf. He moved to Sweden and Gothenburg. He worked for satirical magazines, such as Sunday-Nisse and Rattle. Images are often elegant and gives a good idea of style in clothes and furnishings.He also worked with graphics, painting and theater decoration. He did the costumes for E. Bauer revues 1919-1923

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        The Roosevelt Bas-relief, "Aggressive Fighting for the Right is the Noblest Sport the World Affords"

      New York. 1920. Relief bronze-coated iron sculpture. 32.5 x 25 cm. Depicting Theodore Roosevelt in profile above the quote, "Aggressive Fighting For The Right Is The Noblest Sport The World Affords." Executed by James Earle Fraser for the Decorative Arts League of New York. With the original hanging clasp and printed seal of the Decorative Arts League at the back. Scattered surface soiling with some chipping to the bottom edge, very good. Fraser, best known for the Indian Head or "Buffalo" nickel which he created in 1913, is considered to be one of the most important American sculptors of his generation. .

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        Die Auflösung der Städte. Oder: Die Erde, eine gute Wohnung. Oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur. ... . In 30 Zeichnungen von Bruno Taut. Schneeflocken, Allen Kindern, den Blumen und Sternen..

      4°, 81 (2) S., 30 Taf. auf farb. Papier., zusätzl. einige Abb. , Kart., Deckel berieben und fleckig, innen sauber Erste Ausgabe dieses seltenen Werkes. Wie schon zwei Jahre zuvor in der «Alpinen Architektur» unternimmt Bruno Taut in dem vorliegenden Werk den Versuch der Verschmelzung von Architektur u. Natur. Mit Beiträgen von Kropotkin, Lenin, Landauer, Fuhrmann, Hölderlin, Whitman u.a. Detailansicht zurück zur Trefferliste Taut, Bruno, Die Auflösung der Städte oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur ... in 30 Zeichnungen. oder Die Erde eine gute Wohnung oder auch: Der Weg zur Alpinen Architektur ... in 30 Zeichnungen. 1920 Hagen, Folkwang 1920. 4°. Orig.-Pappbd. Erste Ausgabe. -- Aus der Bibliothek von Christian Rohlfs u. mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Vortitel. Mit 30 (4 farb.) Tafeln mit Zeichnungen. Ränder etwas gebräunt, Vorsätze u. erste sowie letzte Bll. etwas stockfleckig. - Einbd. gebräunt u. stockfleckig sowie am Rücken mit Verlust. Auktionsdatum: 17.11.2009 Auktions-/Losnummer: 419/240 Schätzpreis: 300,00 EUR Zuschlagpreis: 260,00 EUR Hauswedell & Nolte

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        Der Erwachte Schlafer; Die Geschichte von den Drei Derwischen

      Potsdam: Muller & Co, 1920. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Edmond Dulac. 8vo. (110)pp. With 10 tipped-in full color illustrations by Edmund Dulac. One of 150 copies on hand-made paper. Original half leather binding, spine decorated in blind and with a red lettering piece, gilt; decorated paper over boards. Boards yawning a bit, trace of edgewear else a near fine copy. Text in German.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        RELATIVITY. The Special And The General Theory

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920 Einstein, Albert. RELATIVITY. The Special and General Theory. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. New York, Henry Holt and Company 1920. First American Edition. 8vo., xiii + 168 pp. Gilt stamped front cover & somewhat rubbed as usual spine lettering. A very good copy or better in the original rare dustwrapper [minimal restoration at the extremities]. A very handsome example of this important book. Custom gilt-lettered, deep blue fine cloth clamshell case. . First Edition..

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Bookhouse for Children

      The Bookhouse for Children Publishers, Chicago, 1920-1927. Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition (?). 1. Hard Cover This original wooden "Book House" (c. 1927) holds two sets of volumes: My Bookhouse for Children, a six volume set comprised of (1) In The Nursery, 1925, 448 pp. (2) Through Fairy Tales, 1920, 448 pp. (3) Up One Pair of Stairs, 1927, 448 pp. (4) The Treasure Chest, 1920, 448 pp. (5) From The Tower Window, 1921, 448 pp. (6) The Latch Key, 1925, 448 pp. The second set, My Travelship, is a three volume set, comprised of (1) Little Pictures of Japan, 1925, 4to., 191 pp., illustrated by Katharine Sturges; (2) Tales Told in Holland, 1926, 4to., 193 pp., illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham; and (3) Nursery Friends From France, 1927, 4to., 191 pp., illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham. The Book House for children was founded in 1919 by Winnetka resident Olive Beaupre Miller (1883-1968), an American author, publisher, and editor of children's literature. She began by printing children's literature that Mrs. Miller personally edited to meet her own high standards. The individual books were sold door-to-door by a completely female sales force known as the "Bookhouse Ladies." By 1921 when all six of the original volumes were available, the complete set was offered in a cardboard house. The next three volumes, comprising My Travelship, were added in 1926, and the wooden book house was then offered only occasionally as a special promotion, and is therefore extremely rare. The Book House for Children was remarkable for its large female staff, at a time when most women did not work outside of the home. "The utilization of women in all phases of its business activity was one of the unique aspects of The Book House for Children. Not only was there an all-woman sales force but the majority of the employees were women." (Taylor: Olive Beaupre Miller and The Book House for Children). Extremely scarce. The original wooden house is in very good condition with the paint moderately worn and a couple of chips here and there, else fine. VERY GOOD. Color Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        The Sphinx

      John Lane, London, 1920. Very Good with no dust jacket. Limited Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover 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

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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      Boni and Liveright New York: Boni and Liveright, (1920). First Edition. Hardcover. Both hinges split nearly completely with covers loose but still attached. Dampstain to bottom third of spine extending partly to the covers but not showing internally. A Good copy at best with a fine inscription. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Edith---/With all my best, and/in the hope that our dune-/hiking took off a pound or/two/Gene/Provincetown, Nov. 1920." Edith was the wife of Frank Shay, one of O'Neill's first publishers and one of the Provincetown Players (He appeared in John Reed's FREEDOM in 1916.). Shay bought the Boni brothers bookshop (Boni later joined Horace Liveright, becoming O'Neill's next, and major, publisher) and brought out the three Provincetown Plays series: the first appearance in print of BOUND EAST FOR CARDIFF and BEFORE BREAKFAST. In 1920, he and Edith, along with the Hutchins Hapgoods, the Wilbur Daniel Steeles, Susan Glaspell, and Jig Cook were frequent visitors at Peaked Hill Bar with Agnes and Eugene O'Neill, all having children who were playmates. Atkinson A 14-I-i.a: Binding A: 1250 copies published. Provenance: Parke-Bernet, 18 May 1971, lot 85.

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        Portraitphotographie von Sigmund Freud im Korbstuhl sitzend mit Zigarre in der erhobenen linken Hand.

      Matter getönter Abzug auf Barytpapier, Silbergelantine, Vintage, rechts unten mit kleinem geprägtem Photographenstempel und Rückseite mit großem Stempel "Jede Reproduktion nur mit meiner Genehmigung und unter Angabe des Urhebertextes: phot. Max Halberstadt Hamburg". Originalabzug der für das Bildgedächtnis des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts zentralen Pose des Gründers der Psychoanalyse, als Vintage und mit Atelierdokumentation sehr selten. Rückseite oben mit Resten von alter Montage, links unten kleiner Eckausriß im Bereich des Prägestempel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Urban Zerfaß]
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        The Lafayette Flying Corps

      First Edition Both volumes of this two volume set are in very good+ condition in decorated dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front boards. The top edges of the text blocks are gilt. The cloth at the corners of the heads and heels of the spines is lightly worn and rubbed and the spine of volume II is faded as is the outer edges of the front board. There is also a prior owner's name and address on the first free end pages of each volume. Both volumes are small quartos measuring 10 3/16" tall by 7" deep. Volume I contains 514 pages and volume II contains 361 pages including appendices and an index. Without dust jackets. Laid-in to volume II is an undated, three page specimen copy of an appeal from The Escadrille Lafayette Memorial Association for funds to help complete a memorial cemetery in France dedicated to the Americans who lost their lives over France during the First World War. Both volumes are illustrated with black and white photographs and color plate illustrations. Volume I contains the personal biographies and service records of each of the members of the Lafayette Flying Corps Considered by many to be the standard reference on the Lafayette Escadrille. A very handsome set with none of the foxing so often seen.Our code number = TB20034

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Die Freude. Blätter einer neuen Gesinnung.

      4°. 2 Bl., 159 S., 1 S. Mit s/w. Tafeln. Originalbroschur. Erster Band. Erschien in einer Auflage von 1450 Exemplaren (+ 50 Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe). - Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung von Wilhem Uhde an Hugo Ball und einem handschriftlichen Besitzvermerk von Balls Stieftochter Annemarie Hennigs auf dem Titelblatt. - Einband gebräunt, fleckig und etwas angerändert. Vortitel- und Titelblatt mit einem Wasserrand. Text stellenweise und Tafeln durchgehend fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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      31x11,5 cm. 8 Spalten auf 4seitigem Faltblatt.. Ohne Einband in neuer Leinwandhülle mit Deckeltitel. Nr. 1 (alles was erschienen). Dada Global 181. - Motherwell-Karpel 91. - Bolliger, Dokumentations-Bibliothek 1, 573. - Nicht in den 9 Bolliger Katalogen. - Mit Texten von Paul Dermée, Ribemont-Dessaignes, Tristan Tzara, C. Arnauld, André Breton, Paul Eluard, Francis Picabia, Philippe Soupault u.a. Mit einer Zeichnung "Brevet No 406,225 - Machine à Décrotter les cervelles, Système Dada". - Eine der seltensten Dada Zeitschriften überhaupt. - Mit leichten Papierschäden an den Rändern.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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        Hanselima. Illlustriert von Erna Haas.

      16x16,5 cm. 45 n.n. Bl. Mit 42 farbigen Originalholzschnitten von Erna Haas, gedruckt von der Graphischen Kunstanstalt Säuberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey. Pirivater blauer Leinwandband mit montierem Vorder- und Hinterdeckel des Originaleinbandes.. Erste Ausgabe. - Lexikon Schweizer Bilderbuch-Illustratoren 32. - Nicht bei Weilenmann. Eines der schönsten Schweizer Kinderbilderbücher! - Die farbigen Holzschnitte im Stil der Wiener Werkstätten. Der Text gibt 13 Kinderverse in Schweizer Mundart wieder. "13 Verse und 42 Bilder spendet uns Erna Haas in ihrer prachtvollen Gabe für unsere Kleinen. Jede Bildseite dieses einzigartigen Büchleins ist ein Stück Heimatschutz. Man denkt beim Betrachten unwillkürlich an selbstgemachte Leinen und an Heimbergkeramik. Die Farbenpracht ist in der Reproduktion vorzüglich wiedergegeben und beweist uns deutlich, dass es unsere Graphik zu Höchstleistungen bringt. Es gelüstet einem jedes Bildchen nachzumalen oder neu zu entwerfen. Den Kindern wird es gleich gehen. Sie werden sich ergötzen an den bunten Zeichnungen und an den lieben Verschen, die ihnen das 'Muetti' teilweise auch schon vorgesagt hat. Auch sie werden versuchen wollen, die einfachen Linien nachzumalen. Nur Liebe und volles Verstehen des kindlichen Gemütes konnte so etwas schaffen." (Klappentext des Schutzumschlages zur dritte Auflage. Die erste Ausgabe erschien ohne Schutzumschlag). - Über die Künstlerin ist nichts bekannt. Laut Aussagen früheren Geschäftsleiters des Verlages Ernst Kuhn, war Erna Haas als Wäscherin und Glätterin in Biel angestellt. Sie stammte aus einfachsten Verhältnissen aus dem deutschsprachigen Teil des Kantons Freiburg. Die Poesie der Bilder von Erna Haas hat.dem, zur gleichen Zeit in Biel lebenden Robert Walser, sicherlich gefallen. Leider ist über eine Begnung nichts bekannt und nur die Vermutung erlaubt uns, dem Blick des Poeten nach der sicherlich scheuen Künstlerin bei ihrem Gang über den Zentralplatz zu folgen. - Vortitel fleckig. Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk "B. Hefti" von Kinderhand auf dem Titel. Mehrere Blätter im Falz mit Spuren entfernter Klebestreifen. Der illustrierte hinterer fliegende Vorsatz durch ein weisses Blatt ersetzt. Mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand im Schnitt am Aussenrand. Blatt 23 mit alten Klebstreifenspuren auf der Rückseite. Trotz der Mängel ein recht erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein Buchantiquariat]
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