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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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.

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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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        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

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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

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        BEYOND THE HORIZON. A PLAY IN THREE ACTS

      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

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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.

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        Z.

      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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        A Savant's Vendetta

      Arthur Pearson London: Arthur Pearson. (1920). First. First English edition (previously published in the U.S. as The Uttermost Farthing). Cheap paper browned, small spot on the front board, a very good or better copy. This copy Inscribed by Freeman: "P.M. Stone from R. Austin Freeman with cordial good wishes. 3rd April 1939." One of the author's scarcest titles, presumably so because of the execrable leftover wartime paper used in its manufacture. Very seldom found, and never signed or inscribed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Women in Love

      New York: Privately printed for subscribers only,, 1920. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in a blue quarter morocco solander case. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Cloth lightly rubbed with a few small scuffs and marks, spine titles a little dulled, front hinge starting, spotting to edges of text block, some mild abrasions to front pastedown, contents toned. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, one of a limited edition of 1250 numbered copies, this copy signed by the author on the title page though it is not called for in the limitation.

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        Svensk frukt. Färglagda avbildningar jämte beskrivningar över i Sverige odlade frukt- och bärsorter.

      Magn. Bergvalls förlag 1920. 4:o. 54 text s. + 48 vackra färglitografier på frukt och bär. Originalupplaga. Förlagets lätt dekorerade skinnband med marmorerat snitt. Mycket lätt flammig och mörktonad rygg annars ett fint ex

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

      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. 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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        Phaedrus Augusti libertus. Aesopische Fabeln. Sechs Holzschnitte.

      6 Orig.-Holzschnitte auf Japan (Blattgrösse: 20 x 11,7 cm, Büttenpapier)in Passpartout: 24 x 32 cm. 1 orig.-graphisches Titelbl., Lose Blatt, Tadellos Auflage 50 Ex. Die Schnitte stellen folgende Fabeln dar: Vom quacksalbernden Schuster; Die beiden Last tragenden Maultiere; Der zerplatzte Frosch und der Ochse; Der Leopard...; Die Schlange und der Amboss. Hübsche detailgetreue, naturalistische Holzschnitte. Das kleinere, ebenfalls orig.-graphische Titelblatt und alle Schnitte signiert. Titelbl. auch dat. (1920). Phaedrus , röm Fabeldichter übersetzte zuerst Fabeln des Aesop und schuf später eigenständige Geschichtchen die seine Zeitgenossen belehrten und karikierten.

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        Die weissen Blätter (18 Mappen und Bde.). 1913: Hefte 1-3; 1914: 5-11/12; 1915: 1-12; 1916: 1-12; 1917: 1-7; 1918: 1-6; 1919: 1-12; 1920: 1-12 (insgesamt 72 Hefte).

      8°, je ca. 80 S., HPerg.-Mappe m. losen Heften (1931-14); danch gebunden HPerg., Hefte etwas angeschmutzt, Diese anfangs von und ab 1915 von René Schickele redigierte Monatsschrift ist ein wichtiges Organ des Expressionismus. Die Zeitschrift, insgesamt sieben Jahrgänge (1913-1920), wird 1913-1915 vom Leipziger Verlag der Weißen Bücher, 1916-1917 bei Rascher in Zürich, 1918 im Verlag der Weißen Blätter in Bern und 1919-1920 bei Paul Cassirer in Berlin herausgegeben. Zu den Mitarbeitern der Weißen Blätter gehören u.a. Paul Adler, Henri Barbusse, Gottfried Benn, Eduard Bernstein, Franz Blei, Max Brod, Martin Buber, Theodor Däubler, Kasimir Edschmid, Albert Ehrenstein, Carl Einstein, Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster, Leonhard Frank, S. Friedlaender, George Grosz, Ferdinand Hardekopf, Wilhelm Hausenstein, Hermann Hesse, Kurt Hiller, Annette Kolb, Paul Kornfeld, Else Lasker-Schüler, Rudolf Leonhard, Mechtild Lichnowsky, Heinrich Mann, Gustav Meyrink, Robert Musil, Otto Pick, Max Scheler, René Schickele, E.E. Schwabach, Ernst Stadler, Carl Steinherij, André Suarès, Theodor Tagger, Robert Walser, Ernst Weiß, Felix Weltsch, Franz Werfel, Alfred Wolfenstein und Paul Zech.

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        Die Wiener Gobelins-Sammlung. Dreihundert Bildtafeln mit beschreibendem Text und wissenschaftlichen Anmerkungen (3 Bde. u. 1 Textbd., insg. 4 Bde., compl.).

      2°, Bd. I: Tafeln (diese jeweils auf Karton aufmontiert) 1-100 mit 90 s/w Orig.-Photographien u. 10 farb. Abb.; Bd. II: Tafeln 101-203 mit 97 s/w Orig.-Photographien u. 6 farb. Abb.; Bd. III: Tafeln 204-301 mit 85 s/w Orig.-Photographien u. 13 farb. Abb.; Textbd.: Lieferungspaginierung, insg. 80 S. (compl.)., OLwd., goldgepr. Rücken., Alle Bde.: Einbd. etwas gebrauchsspurig; Tafelschildchen min. fleckig, Tafeln produktionsbedingt leicht gewellt; Bd. III: Im Rückengelenk 10 cm aufgeplatzt u. am Fuss min. gestaucht; insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Amtliche Ausgabe der österreichischen staatlichen Lichtbildstelle. Einmalige, nummerierte Ausgabe, Nr. 109/350. Photographische Aufnahmen: Österreichische staatliche Lichtbildstelle. Ein Standardwerk über die Kunst der Wandteppiche.

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        VÅRT VACKRA STOCKHOLM

      Broderna Lagerstrom Boktryckare (Stockholm: Bröderna Lagerström Boktryckare, 1920). First ed. Goodwin, Henry B.. Folio, 165, [166-187] pp., original etching frontispiece with tissue guard, title page vignette, 39 b&w photogravures with tissue guards, 9 reproductions of etchings with tissue guards, 2 leaves of music. Quarter calf and linen with gilt title, decorative endpapers, t.e.g. Light wear to the spine. A fine copy.Richly toned photogravures by the Swedish photographer, Henry B. Goodwin (1878-1931) who was renowned within the international Pictorialist movement. The frontispiece is an original etching, a nude study, by Carl Larsson, signed posthumously by his wife. The other etchings are by Olle Hjortzberg, Louis Sparre, Ernst Hällgren, Robert Haglund and others. VART VACKRA STOCKHOLM (Our Beautiful Stockholm) was published as a commemorative (festschrift) volume dedicated to Daniel Fallström-Fonden. Issued in an edition of only 200 numbered copies. It is clear that in this collection of photographs, Goodwin was acquainted with, and greatly influenced by the work of Alvin Langdon Coburn, especially Coburn's LONDON and NEW YORK. Goodwin and Coburn knew each other and corresponded about their work. Rare.

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        Relativity, The Special & The General Theory, A Popular Expostion

      London: Methuen & Co, 1920.. First English Edition. Red Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 195mm. x 135mm. xiii., 138pp., + 8pp. ads., B/W Portrait frontis and five diagrams within the text. Bottom edges untrimmed. A very good, clean and bright copy in original red cloth with blind stamped lettering, border to front board, gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Some bumping, shelfwear to boards, spine, spine faded, lettering dulled. Offsetting to both free endpapers from the pastedowns. 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. Overall a very good copy of this important work. [247]

      [Bookseller: William Glynn]
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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

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        The Fairy Walk

      1920. A Wonderfully Ethereal Watercolor from the Master of Children's Fantasy IllustratorsTIMLIN, William M. "The Fairy Walk." Original pen, ink and watercolor drawing, titled on lower left hand corner, signed on lower right hand corner and marked with Timlin's owl device. Image size: 20 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches: 525 x 320mm.Matted, framed and glazed.William M. Timlin ranks alongside Dulac, Rackam, and Pogany as one of the greatest children's fantasy illustrators, despite his having published only one book in his lifetime (The Ship that Sailed to Mars, 1923). He died before his second great work, The Building of a Fairy City could be completed. The Fairy Walk depicts an elegant young lady in conversation with an ethereal figure sitting on a fence and holding onto a branch of a tree, observed by four ravens and a trio of mischievous looking goblins. It is quite possible that this drawing is a finished watercolor for The Building of a Fairy City. It is beautifully executed and very large, drawn with finesse and detail, indicative of an important work. Even though this drawing is dated 1920, three years before The Ship that Sailed to Mars was published, Timlin had been working on drawings for The Building of a Fairy City for many years previous to the publication of his first book.William Mitcheson Timlin (11 April 1892 - 1943) was an architect and illustrator. He was born in Ashington, Northumberland, the son of a colliery foreman. He showed talent for drawing at Morpeth Grammar School, and received a scholarship to the Armstrong College of Art in Newcastle. In 1912, he joined his parents in South Africa where he completed his training in art and architecture and remained for the rest of his life.Timlin designed a number of important buildings in Kimberley including Kimberly Boys' High School while pursuing his interest in art, turning out a large number of watercolour fantasies in addition to oils, pastels, etchings and periodical illustrations. His work was regularly exhibited. He also wrote stories and composed music.Timlin worked on The Ship that Sailed to Mars for two years. It was started as a diversion for his son in 1921. The work expanded until in its final form it had 48 pages of text and 48 color plates showing remarkable flights of fantasy. Timlin sent the book to publishers George Harrap, who were delighted with the illustrations and the calligraphic text, deciding to print it without typesetting. The book has since become a fantasy classic. The film rights to the book were purchased in the United States, where Timlin enjoyed great popularity. Alan Horne in The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators describes the book as a masterpiece and "the most original and beautiful children's book of the 1920s."Timlin illustrated many South African travel books and prepared illustrations for a book titled The Building of a Fairy City which was never published. He died in Kimberley, Northern Cape in 1943.

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        Die Wahrheit über Anna Blume. Kritik der Kunst. Kritik der Kritik. Kritik der Zeit. Hannover. Der Zweemann 1920. 22 x 14 cm. 29 Seiten und 3 Seiten Verlagshinweise. Illustrierte Originalbroschur mit einer Deckelzeichnung in Rot..

      Originalausgabe. Meyer 217 -- Raabe/Hannich-Bode 284.3 -- Centre Pompidou, Dada 1304, Seite 882 mit Abbildung. Die erste umfangreiche Würdigung des Schaffens von Kurt Schwitters. Wichtige Ausführungen zu Dada, Merzmalerei und zu Anna Blume. Die vierte Seite mit einem ganzseitigen Photoportrait des jungen Kurt Schwitters. Gutes Exemplar.

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        The Sphinx

      London: John Lane, 1920. Quarto. 36pp., + (12)ff. One of 1000 copies. Illustrated with ten plates printed in striking black and teal, two additional plates as preliminary and endleaves, and with large, decorative opening initials in the same colors. With a Preface by Robert Ross. Bound in white buckram, with a gilt-stamped front cover design depicting the Sphinx, with a slim crescent moon stamped in teal. Faintest soiling to covers, foot of spine slightly bumped, endleaves show some toning, else very fine. T.e.g. Bookplate of the neurologist and book collector Charles W. Burr, M.D.

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        9 erotic bookplates.

      Original tinted etchings. No place and date, ca. 1920. 15,5 x 11,5 cm.. Franz von Bayros (May 28, 1866 - April 3, 1924) was an Austrian commercial artist, illustrator, and painter best known for his controversial "Tales at the Dressing Table" portfolio. Von Bayros belonged to the Decadent movement in art, often relying on erotic themes and phantasmagoric imagery

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        Photograph: Bust Portrait of David Belasco Facing Front

      New York: The Misses Selby c. 1920 New York: The Misses Selby, [c. 1920]. 8-1/2 x 6-3/4 inches. . Printed label on verso. "Misses Selby 628 Fifth Avenue." . Inscribed "To my dear little friend Isabelle Leighton, faithfully, David Belasco. Nov. 22nd 1920. " Signed in pencil below image "The Misses Selby, N.Y."

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        Svenska jaktens litteratur intill år 1900. Försök till en bibliografisk förteckning af Tor Schreeber.

      Uppsala, 1920. 62,(3) s. & 6 plr. + SCHREBER von SCHREEB, TOR. Svenska jaktens litteratur intill år 1900. Tillägg och kommentarer. Sthlm, 1958. 30 s. Två häftade volymer. Omslaget till den förra ngt nött, med en liten bläckfläck på ryggen och delvis loss från ryggen. Den senare i nyskick. En del blyertsnoteringar.. Kjellberg 920.18 respektive 958.27. Första delen är tryckt i 200 numrerade exemplar, varav detta är nr 30. Den andra är tryckt i 100 exemplar och är en av den svenska bibliografiska litteraturens riktigt svårfunna titlar. Arbetet är fortfarande standardverket vad gäller den äldre svenska jaktlitteraturen och har tillförlitliga kollationeringar etc. Tilläggsvolymen innehåller även många uppgifter om sällsynthetsgrad, vilka är hämtade ur en lång samlarerfarenhet

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        The Architecture of the Renaissance in Tuscany Illustrating the Most Important Churches, Palaces, Villas and Monuments [2 volumes]

      The Architectural Book Publishing Company New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Company, ca. 1920. Originally published in eleven parts between 1885-1908. Hardcover. vg. Sm. elephant folio. x,195pp. viii,184,[2]pp. Gold- and blind stamped green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Frontispiece in both volumes. Title-page vignette. This detailed extensive work on the Renaissance architecture of Tuscany ranks, with Letarouilly's great work on the architecture of Rome, as one of the most useful and valuable treatises on Italian Renaissance architecture ever published. Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of plans and photographs, many of them showing exquisite decorative detail. Published under the careful eye of the Società San Georgio, a society of German artists in Florence. 2 page publisher's advertisement in rear of Vol. II. Some age wear, scuffing and minor staining on cloth. Head and tail of spines frayed and slightly chipped. Signature of previous owner on inside of front board. Some finger-smudges on few pages. Tight copies with binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Complete in two volumes.

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        Trucioli. (1914-1918).

      Vallecchi 1920 Prima edizione dell?opera prima in prosa. Dedica autografa dell?autore a Piero Bigongiari «a ritroso del tempo». 16° pp. 208 [2].

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        Irish Fairy Tales

      MacMillan & Co Ltd. 1920. x., 318 pp., 16 colour plates. Bound in a recent full green morocco, with gilt lines and devices. All edges gilt, and green marbled endpapers. A clean attractive copy

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        Bekkasin.

      Originalt træsnit. 1920. 22 x 19 cm. I passepartout. Håndsigneret samt monogramsigneret i trykket.. Holger Rasmussen 138

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        Der Mensch. II. Tusche auf Papier.

      32,7x24,5 cm. Der österreichische Maler und Graphiker Aloys Wach, eigentlich Aloys Ludwig Wachlmayr, (1892 in Lambach - 1940 in Braunau) begann seine künstlerische Ausbildung in Wien, studierte später bei Knirr und Sailer in München, danach besuchte er die Académie Colarossi in Paris. Er war Mitglied des 'Sturm' in Berlin und Mitarbeiter an verschiedenen expressionistischen Zeitschriften. Vom Expressionismus und seinem expressionisten Frühwerk distanzierte er sich später. - Winziger (ca. 5 mm) Eckausriss unten links.

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        Circes Bæger / 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

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        SVET ZVIEAT

      1920. 2. CZECHOSLOVAK. (LADA) SVET ZVIEAT [The World of Animals]. no publication information [Prague:B. Koci] circa 1920. 8vo (6 5/8 x 7 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, VG+. A charming board picture book illustrated by noted artist JOSEPH LADA with pictorial covers plus 20 full page color lithographs of humanized animals. A few lines of verse by Czech poet Petr Kricka is below each picture. Hurlimann (p.226) says his "fresh and genuine vision is timeless" and notes that Jiri Trnka's work is "barely thinkable without the splendid popular tales and drawings of his predecessor Joseph Lada." Very scarce.

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        The Sleeping Beauty

      Heinemann London: Heinemann. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. SIGNED LIMITED DELUXE FIRST EDITION, one of only 625 copies, illustrated by Arthur Rackham with mounted full-color plate in pictorial border, three double-page silhouette illustrations with color, two full-page silhouette drawings with color, plus fourteen full- or double-page silhouette illustrations in black, and many illustrations within the text. Told by C.S. Evans and illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Heinemann, (1920). Quarto, original half vellum over cream boards, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. Soiling to edges of boards. An extremely good copy of book that is unusually prone to wear.

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        Meubles et Objets de Gout 1796-1830. 678 Documents tirés des Journaux de Modes et de la "Collection" de la Mesangère. Preface et Notice par Paul Cornu.

      Paris, A. Calavas, n.date (around 1920). Folio. Cont. full calf. Richly gilt back. Fine. 15 pp. and 112 fine plates of which 20 are coloured

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        GLINDA OF OZ

      1920. 1. BAUM,L.FRANK. GLINDA OF OZ. Chicago: Reilly & Lee (1920). 4to, red cloth, pictorial paste-on, 279p. + 1p. ads., slight fading on rear cover else near Fine in DUST WRAPPER (dw soiled with 1 inch pieces out of spine ends and flap corner). 1st edition, 1st state (H-G XIV) with proper ads. This was the last book to be written by Baum, and it was published after his death. Illustrated by J. R. NEILL with 12 color plates plus many black & whites. Nice copy, rare in the dust wrapper.

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        Über die Serienspektra der Elemente. Mit einer Abbildung.

      Sonderabdruck aus der Zeitschrift für Physik 2. Band 5. Heft (Eingegangen am 21. Juli 1920). Druck von Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn in Braunschweig 1920. pp. 423-469. Orig. printed cover. Spine a bit worn and the front cover with two smaller tears.. With a printed inscription on the front wrapper: 'Überreicht vom Verfasser'

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        Hugh Selwyn Mauberley By E. P

      London: Ovid Press 1920 London: Ovid Press, 1920. Limited to 200 numbered copies on hand-made paper, this copy being No. 75 of 165 copies, unsigned. Small 4to. 28 pp. Printed by John Rodker. The initials and colophon by E. Wadsworth. Tan, cloth-backed brown paper boards, printed paper label on upper cover. Some darkening along upper board and to label. Very good plus, with the bookplate of Coman Leavenworth on the front pastedown, as well as red chop. Gallup A19; Connolly Modern Movement, 35 . The third book printed by the Ovid Press, this is Pound's autobiographical classic of a poet "out of key with his time"

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        Jackie Coogan Scrapbook. [INSCRIBED, SIGNED]

      NP NP , 1920's. Hardcover. vg. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Full green paper boards photo album bound with matching string. Colored illustration of Jackie Coogan corner-mounted on front cover, and protected with plastic coating. Exquisite and fascinating amateur photo album compiling 1color and 63 b/w photographic reproductions of the cinematographic star of the 1920's, Jackie Coogan. Most of the photographs depicts the young actor in movie scenes, with some of his most famous screen partners, such as Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance and others.. A section of this album contains some photographs of Coogan's triumphant visit in Berlin in 1924. One loose photograph shows the young actor seated next to Maurice Chevalier. 5 photographs are pasted, all the others are corner-mounted. One photograph is inscribed and signed by Jackie Coogan. Minor edgewear on album, with a small dark stain on upper front board. Closed tear on color illustration with plastic coating partly chipped. Scrapbook/Photo-album in overall very good, interior in near to fine condition.

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        EIN SOMMER SKIZZENBUCH VON PASCIN. Signed

      Berlin: Bruno Cassirer n.d. [1920]., 1920 Pascin, Jules (Illustrations). [1885 - 1930]. EIN SOMMER SKIZZENBUCH VON PASCIN. Signed. Berlin: Bruno Cassirer n.d. [1920]. First Edition. Small folio, pictorial boards with plain cloth backstrip. {6] preliminary pages, 3 of these with [German] text Illustrated with 40 single-sided plates, a total of 61 illustrations (14 in colour). With a 1" 1/2 x 7" Pascin signature in blue-black fountain pen with his New York & Paris address "230 W. 39th / 3 rue Joseph-Bara", pasted to the inside front cover. Skizzenbuch is a sketchbook of, drawings & watercolors chiefly made during Pascin's vacation at the beach in Ostend, Belgium in 1912. A very uncommon publication. World War I prevented publication until 1920. A very good or better copy, the backstrip expertly restored. A very nice example. Much better than usually found.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Illus. by Pascin.

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        La Mort de Venise.

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

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        4° Reggimento Artiglieria da Campagna pesante Campale 1860 - 1920-1921

      Bozzetto a china e acquerello per cartolina, mm.395x605. Piegatura centrale. Il disegno presenta tracce di fango e, essendo rimasto per molto tempo piegato in due, presenta il titolo a specchio. Al verso tracce di umidità.

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        The Smug Dragon

      n.p. c. 1920 n.p., [c. 1920?]. 10-3/4 x 14-1/2 inches. Watercolor.

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