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        Vers de circonstance *

      Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française, Paris 30.6.1920. - Broché 22 x 17, couverture imprimée. Plus ou moins insolé (ce recueil n'est-il pas insolent ?) et menus défauts compensé par une bien bonne provenance. Avec un quatrain autographe reproduisant en fac-similé la belle graphie du poète. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. L'un des 135 exemplaires de tête réimposés sur vergé, avant 1'040 pur fil.

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        Carmen *

      Rascher & co, Zurich (1920). - Relié pleine soie grenade 25 x 20, titres et cadres dorés, gardes de superbe papier marbré noir et or, signet, étui de carton brut. Fragile recouvrure du dos frotté ayant mis à vif le carton de reliure par endroits, état général néanmoins fort correct. L'un des 150 exemplaires numérotés, signés par l'artiste. Bel & délicat illustré, typique du style maniéré de l'artiste, dans les tons violents de rouge et noir qui conviennent à ce drame espagnol.

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        GOKURAKU NO TOMO: FRIEND OF BLISS AND PARADISE. [An Old Erotic Hand-Painted Color Story.]

      A HAND-DRAWN AND COLOR PAINTED EROTIC STORY BOOK [Japan n.d. ca 1920] - . Green brocade silk covers, accordionfolded book, all edges gilt, contains 12 double-page colordrawing, on front and back sides of the leaves, 12 x 18 cm.,very good, tiny faint margin stain on 2 else clean. SCARCE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2013Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Cinq récits *

      Éditions du Sablier, Genève 8.11.1920. - Broché 23 x 17, couverture imprimée rempliée, un brin défraîchie. Auréolé en bord de grande tranche. Un "Sablier" qui a bien résisté au temps, de plus grand format (ah! Les belles marges) que les habituels petits volumes de cette série, icelui le treizième - Superstitieux, levez-vous.Hormis le défaut signalé, bon exemplaire de ce livre fragile, peu courant même en tirage ordinaire. Les compositions de Masereel, des plus réussies, baignent dans une sorte d'onirisme grouillant, entre expressionnisme et images d'Épinal.Imprimé par l'inégalable Kundig à Genève Édition originale. L'un des 35 exemplaires numérotés sur Chine, outre 14 Japon Impérial avec 2 dessins (le premier en possède un 3ème inédit) et une suite sur Chine, 25 Japon Impérial avec la seule suite et 500 Hollande sans truffe.

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        Chtenie odna iz obyazannostei cheloveka (Reading is one of a Person's Duties)"

      Petrograd: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo, (1920). Framed poster measuring 19 inches by 26 inches. This two-color lithograph was printed in Petrograd (now St. Petersburg) by the Petrograd State Publishing House and shows a man and a woman reading books while a hammer rests against the man's leg and more books lay in a pile at their feet. The accompanying text declares, in Cyrillic, "Reading is one of a Person's Duties." Starting in 1919, the Soviet government began a campaign to eradicate illiteracy by mandating compulsory education for children and enrolling illiterate adults in special literacy schools. Part of this new policy included issuing propagandistic posters linking literacy to one's duty as a Communist and positioning knowledge as the key to greater production. This poster, showing the tools of production next to books, was in close alignment with this new campaign. Writing in pencil and ink to upper margin of poster, otherwise fine in wooden frame measuring 23 1/2 by 30 inches.

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        Petits airs *

      R.Davis, Paris 15.10.1920. - Broché 20 x 14, couverture illustrée rempliée. Dos et tranches peu insolés. Dans ce bien rare recueil de poèmes des débuts affleure un brin d'érotisme, le dernier titré "Degas" étant dédié à Barraud. Daté de décembre 1916, il s'agit vraisemblablement de la prime "rencontre" entre nos deux larrons, qui en feront bien d'autres, leur amitié perdurant durant près de quarante ans.Un scoop: la litho dont nous avons établi l'originalité est tirée dans chaque tranche d'édition sur Japon; elle n'a donc pas été relevée dans le catalogue de Darel & Cailler. Quant au portrait de Max, il ne figure que dans les tirages des deux premiers papiers.Pur chiffon sur demande. Édition originale. L'un des 37 exemplaires numéroté sur Vieux Japon à la forme & signé par l'auteur, outre 13 Chine et 300 Pur Chiffon.

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        Été *

      [1920]. 1920 - Lithographie originale 37 x 30, monogrammée en bas à gauche dans la pierre et signée en regard sur la droite, tirée en noir par J.-E. Wolfensberger à Zurich à 30 exemplaires, sous cadre à baguette dorée 49 x 39. Une délicate et vaste composition que cette dame au chapeau qui évoque un peu Renoir, dans le prolongement du célèbre tableau "Femmes à la terrasse" de la collection Barbier-Müller à Genève, maintes fois reproduit comme emblématique de la période du renouveau de Barraud, quittant le microcosme enfumé des bars et du monde de la nuit pour renaître au grand jour à la faveur d'un périple tessinois en 1918; le personnage féminin central de la peinture est très clairement celui qui inspira cette vision gravée inversée.[Cailler & Darel 111]

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        Heures. Livre de la grâce *

      Éditions du Sablier, Genève 31.1.1920. - Broché, couverture rempliée imprimée en noir et rouge, en partie insolée comme souvent dans le prolongement du dos et des tranches. Pour faire suite aux "Heures. de la nuit", avec un envoi autographe signé de l'éditeur. Dans la production du premier quart du siècle intégralement reniée par l'auteur, au point que la plupart des notices bibliographiques figurant dans ses livres la passe sous silence. Édition originale. L'un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, après 5 Japon signés (le premier avec dessin original) et 20 Hollande.

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        Honni Soit... (Erotic booklet) + 2 vintage nude photographs

      (ca.1920). Softcover. g. Quarto. 32pp. Two vintage photographs of erotic nudes and a booklet of 31 sepia-tone photographic reproductions of nude models, each one with a caption in French and English. One of the vintage prints is reproduced in the booklet (page 2), and depicts a topless 18th century woman. The photograph measures 9.5 x 7 in. and is mounted in an ivory cardboard frame (12.5 x 9.8 in.). The second vintage print is similar to two reproduced in the booklet (pages 24-25). The print depicts a model wearing only shoes, seated on a garden table, under a patio umbrella, with flower in hand. The photograph measures 9.5 x 7 in. Some edge wear on booklet with book block detached from wrappers, and minor rubbing along front cover. Wrappers in overall fair to good, interior in very good condition. Two vintage photographs in very good condition.

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        UNCLE WIGGILY ORIGINAL ART: IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH

      - (CAMPBELL,LANG)illus. UNCLE WIGGILY ORIGINAL ART for comic strip by Howard Garis. Garis originally created Uncle Wiggily for a newspaper comic strip and it became so popular that it was nationally syndicated on a daily basis. Lang Campbell is the artist who drew the characters which later evolved into many books. Offered here is a fabulous 4 panel continuous pen and ink strip that appeared in the Saturday newspapers circa 1920. The image measures 12/1/4" wide by 3 1/2" high on high quality paper. Signed in the corner, it is in fine condition with pencilled caption in the margin reading "It Was Good Enough" and with each panel featuring Uncle Wiggily (plus other characters). Each panel is remarkably detailed and amazingly has none of the usual white-out corrections that usually appear on these types of pieces.

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        AN OBSERVER IN MALAY

      1920. [one of 25 copies] London: Printed for The Author for Private Circulation Only | By Richard Clay and Sons, Ltd., 1920. Original dark red wrappers. First Edition, being one of 25 numbered copies, of which this is No 10. This was the eighteenth of the twenty very-limited-issue Conrad productions by Thomas J. Wise (issued with Conrad's permission). This piece -- a review of Hugh Clifford's STUDIES IN BROWN HUMANITY -- had originally appeared in the 23 April 1898 issue of the Academy, and would later be collected in NOTES ON LIFE & LETTERS. This is a just-about-fine, unopened copy (just a hint of wear at the fore-edge of the final internal leaf, one light crease to a wrapper corner). Provenance: with the discreet bookplate from the renowned Conrad collection of Stanley J. Seeger. Cagle A46. Housed in a handsome morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

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        The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, July 14th, 1915 - William Randolph Hearst Cover Photo - He Led This Country Into One War - he Has Helped to Keep it Out of Another, Plus: The War of 1920 - 2nd Instalment

      New York: The International Monthly. Stapled. 20 pages. Features: The Trade in the Tools of Death, by George Sylvester Viereck - an account of the tremendous development of the manufacture of munitions of war in the United States showing how this country, allegedly neutral, is helping to prolong the European conflict by furnishing firearms and explosive to the British Allies; Cartoon by A. Staehle shows the Prince of Peace coming out of Bethlehem, Palestine, and hell going out of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the form of munitions on railcars; White List - A list of some companies what have refused to manufacture arms and ammunition and ammunition-related manufacturing machinery; Money From Death - a partial list of American companies engaged in the manufacture of munitions of war; Victory - In Battle and in Balkan Diplomacy; The War of 1920 - 2nd Instalment; The Ocean Travelers' Suicide Club; Arm the German Ships in New York Harbor; The Cleveland Automatic Company and the New York Times - poison shrapnel being provided to the Allies; Mr. Pulitzer in Looking-Glass Land - he seems to exist in a land where everything is the reverse of the truth; The Verdict - Guilty! - England on the Witness Stand; Spring's Awakening in Berlin, by Louis Viereck; Ad for Kaffee Hag on back cover; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Covers loose but present, otherwise a sound copy. . Good. 1915. First Edition.

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        Antique 6 Sided Wood Block Puzzle

      NP NP , ca. 1920's - 1930's. vg. Original wood boxed set of 30 wood picture blocks depicting 6 various scenes: Riders on horses; A Circus scene with clowns; Children playing in a park; Motorists, motorcyclists and airplanes flying overhead; A farm scene; Dutch people gathered near water and boats sailing. Each richly colored scene is included in the game as lithograph prints (except for the horse riders scene as the print is pasted on the box). Minor age wear on box with rubbing and chipping along edges of print pasted on front board. Clasp partly missing. Very minor rubbing on block designs. Wooden box in overall good+, blocks in very good, prints in near to fine condition.

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        FAIRY TALES

      1920. 1. (APPLETON,HONOR)illus. FAIRY TALES by Hans Christian Andersen. NY: Thomas Nelson, no date, circa 1920. Large 4to (9 1/2 x 11 3/4"), blue pictorial cloth. AS NEW IN PUBLISHER'S PICTORIAL BOX (box VG with flaps repaired). First edition. A very beautiful edition of 14 fairy tales (Snow Queen, Ole Luk-Oie, What the Moon Saw, Red Shoes, Little Match Girl etc), illustrated by British artist Honor Appleton (of Josephine fame) with pictorial endpapers, 12 magnificent color plates plus numerous detailed pen and ink drawings all throughout the text. This is an outstanding copy, rarely found with the box.

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        ?? ????? - ???????? - ?????? ????? (The State Publishing House - Yes to Books, No to Vodka)

      Moscow: State Publishing House Gosizdat, [1920]. Lithographed poster in four colors; 68cm x 53cm (ca 26-1/2" x 21"). Printed on thin, uncoated stock. Faint wear and soil; original fold lines visible, still a bright, nicely preserved example. Grade B+/A-. No restorations; not backed. & & The somewhat impressionistic image is of a peasant receiving inspiration through literacy training while a discarded, broken bottle of vodka occupies the foreground. The great Soviet literacy campaign ("Likbez") of the Twenties and Thirties brought the national literacy rate from around 40 percent to near 100 percent and was one of the major achievements of the early Bolshevik government. Peasants were taught to read through mandatory attendance at regional reading rooms, where designated readers would recite from state-approved texts (likely the scene being depicted in the present work). Likbez thus served simultaneously to educate the peasantry and as the primary outlet for state propaganda in the rural districts.

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        The Island of Sheep

      New York: Houghton Mifflin. 1920, 1920. First US Edition. 8vo. Publisher's lavishly decorated paper covered boards with yellow linen spine, a near fine copy with minor bumping and edgewear. In a very good priceclipped example of the scarce dustwrapper, darkened to spine panel worn to hinges with a triangle of loss to head of spine. Detatched at joints with neat archival repair. Internally clean and bright. A very pretty example of a scarce piece of political polemic from Buchan and his wife Susan, written pseudonymously.

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        Self portrait, signed ("A. Segovia")

      N.p, n.d [c.a. 1920s] - An accomplished self-portrait of a young Andrés Segovia, with long hair and round glasses 6 x 6-1/2 in. Pen and ink on laid paper. Some minor soiling

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        THE BIBLE. GENESIS. From the Creation until the Deluge. Twenty Five Original Coloured Lithographs.

      Palestine Art Publishing, Jerusalem 1920 - Near Fine copy in original linen backed boards with sun, minimal wear cover edges. Colored frontispiece and twenty-four additional color plates printed one side only, as issued. Text and figure legends in Hebrew and English. A beautiful presentation. Folio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collected Legal Papers [With] Autograph Letter From Holmes

      1920. Holmes, Oliver Wendell [1841-1935]. Collected Legal Papers. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Howe, 1920. [ii], 316 pp. [And] [Autograph Letter On Supreme Court Letterhead, Signed O.W. Holmes and Dated February 3, 1921, Envelope, Signed and Addressed by Holmes, Pasted to Front Free Endpaper]. Single leaf folded to form four 8" x 5" pp., content on two sides. Original cloth, printed paper title panel and owner label to spine, Moderate shelfwear and fading, chipping to spine ends, corners bumped. Toning to text. Owner inscription (of "Harold W. Herrick/ Warfield, Kans./ March 7, 1921") to front pastedown, underlining and marks in pencil to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. Light toning to letter, minor tears along fold lines. * A valuable compilation, this volume contains Holmes's most famous speeches and papers from 1885 to 1918. Its publication in 1920 was an important event in the legal community, and it was reviewed with great enthusiasm in the major journals and law reviews. Holmes's letter is a response to a question by Herrick. He wished to locate an article by Holmes written in 1889 for the Youth's Companion magazine. Holmes says he lacks a copy of the piece, but notes that its substance is restated and expanded in "The Bar as a Profession." He goes on to say that Herrick can find this essay in the Collected Legal Papers, "published last month by Harcourt, Brace & Howe." His letter ends with a few remarks about this piece.

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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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        Characteristic Portraits of the Various Tribes of Cossacks Attached to Allied Armies in the Campaign of 1815; Taken from Life at Paris: and Accompanied by Historical Particulars, and Authentic Descriptions of Their Manners, Costumes, Etc

      London. R. Ackermann. 1920. Bound gilt ruled full calfskin. Gilt tooled decorations to front and rear covers with embossed stringed instrument to front and rear covers. Gilt titles to spine. Marbled edges and endsheets. Small Folio. 9.25" x 13.0". The First Edition. Illustrated by 12 leaves of engraved plates. Ackermann's extremely rare study of the Cossack tribes and their way of life at the time of the Napoleonic conquest. Rebacked in contemprary morocce. Original morocco label liad-on. Covers rubbed with loss of most tooling to front cover.Sporadic Foxing throughout. A crisp, tight copy. An exquisitely rare item, records indicate no copy has appeared at auction since 1978.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Original erotic watercolour.

      Ca. 1920. 32 x 25 cm. Signed in ink. Watercolour and ink on heavy paper. A nude girl is lying on some colourful pillows with a book in her lap.. 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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        Kreidolf, Ernst] Fitzebutze

      Schaffstein n.d. (ca. 1920), Koln - Quarto. Color pictorial cloth backed boards, color illustrated endpapers, title-page and color illustrations nearly every page by Ernst Kreidolf. Spine chipped, internally very good. A scarce Kreidolf title. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        This Side of Paradise

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1920. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles gilt to spine and blind to upper board. Spine titles a little dulled, top edge darkened, front hinges just starting, single spray of spotting over pages 256-6 but otherwise internally clean; a very good copy of a fragile book. First edition, first printing, of the author's first novel. With this novel Fitzgerald more or less invented the roaring Twenties, or at least positioned Zelda and himself at its very core. It was an instant success running to a number of printings in the first year.

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        A Determination of the Deflection of Light by the Sun's Gravitational Field, from Observations Made at the Total Eclipse of May 29, 1919 THE CONFIRMATION OF GENERAL RELATIVITY

      London: Harrison & Sons, 1920. First edition, journal issue. Among the experimental results predicted by Einstein’s 1915 theory of general relativity was the bending of light by massive bodies due to the curvature of space-time in their vicinity. To test this prediction, the astronomers Eddington and Dyson organized two expeditions-one to Principe Island off West Africa, and the other to Sobral in Brazil-for the purpose of observing the May 1919 solar eclipse; the sun served as the ‘massive body,’ and an eclipse was necessary in order to observe the light coming from other stars. “The results were in agreement with Einstein’s prediction, the Sobral result being 1.98 ± 0.12 arcsec and the Principe result 1.61 ± 0.3 arcsec [about twice the amounts predicted by Newtonian theory].” (Twentieth Century Physics III, pp. 1722-23). It was upon the publication of these results in November, 1919, that Einstein became world famous. Pais, Subtle is the Lord, (p. 309) points out that the New York Times Index contains no mention of Einstein until November of 1919. From that date until his death, Einstein’s name appeared in that newspaper each year, usually many times. Large 4to (290 x 226 mm). In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, Vol. 220, pp 291-333 with 1 photographic plate of the eclipse. The entire volume 220 [viii 470 pp ] offered here in latter full cloth with gilt spine label. There is some light offsetting from a paper label having been stuck at the inner top margin of the first page of the Eddington paper and there is some very light damp staining to the upper margin of these pages. Punctured library stamp to upper corner of page 389/390, no stamps or other institutional markings.

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        Children's Tales

      London: Leonard Parsons,, 1920. (From the Russian Ballet.) Illustrated by I. De B. Lockyer. Quarto. Original japon, titles to spine and top edge gilt. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 7 plates. Binding lightly rubbed and spotted, endpapers spotted. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Copy number 2 from a limited edition of 12 numbered copies signed by the author. The limitation was originally intended to be 75, but this was reduced to twelve and Sitwell hand-corrected the printed number on the limitation leaf in each copy.

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        The Australian Victories in France in 1918 [presentation copy]

      London,: Hutchinson, 1920.. Large octavo, contemporary dedication signed "John Monash", frontispiece and 30 photographic plates, 9 folding maps, a few marks to edges and endpapers; an attractive copy in the original blue cloth, a few bumps. Very rare presentation copy of the first edition of Monash's account of the Australian battles of 1918, given to a Gallipoli veteran who had served with Monash as part of the 16th Battalion, and who also served during the Allied offensive of Summer 1918 which is the subject of the book. Monash's inscription reads: "To an old comrade with warm regards. John Monash Lieut. General. 20/7/20".Monash is one of the most interesting figures of the First World War, and was justly proud of his achievements in 1918, when over a period of 60 days Australian forces under his command were involved in a series of battles as the virtual spearhead of the British Army in France, 'a series of victories unsurpassed in the annals of the British army...' (ADB). Monash wrote this account in about a month while stationed in London just after the war. The detailed account also has three appendices: a note on divisions; a list with citations for the 29 Victoria Crosses awarded to the AIF during 1918; and the "Corps Orders for the Battle of August 8th, 1918" - that is, the so-called 'black day of the German army'.Although Monash did not address his inscription, the dedicatee is proven by two further manuscript notes on the front paste-down: "L.J. Goldie Capt. 6th Bn. H.Q. 4th Aust. Div." and "L.J. Goldie Broome W.A." Louis John Goldie had originally enlisted as Louis Isaac Goldstein, but changed his name in November 1918. He was born in Melbourne, but enlisted from Black Boy Camp in "Westralia". He was in the 16th Battalion (although the inscription here almost certainly reads "6th", it may be that it was written by his wife, as she made the same error in a 1969 letter regarding Goldie's Gallipoli Medal; see his file in the National Archives). He served as a Sergeant-Major at Gallipoli , was promoted Lieutenant in October 1916, and Captain in February 1919. During the course of the war he was wounded five times, including being invalided from Gallipoli in August 1915, and he died in 1950 from what his widow believed were "war causes". Goldie's occupation was listed as a Pearl Cleaner, which no doubt explains why he lived in Broome.

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        Frederick Locker-Lampson. A Character Sketch with a Small Selection from Letters Addressed to Him and Bibliographical Notes on a Few of the Books Formerly in the Rowfant Library

      London: Constable & Company, 1920. First edition. Covers a little rubbed and dust soiled, edges with foxing, occasional very light foxing on leaves, else fine. Royal octavo.

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        Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme

      London: Nisbet & Co.,, [1920]. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, pictorial block copied from the original cover to the front board, inner dentelles, dark green endpapers with original endpapers bound in, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 12 tipped-in colour plates, captioned tissues and numerous monochrome illustrations throughout. A fine copy. Signed limited edition, one of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist.

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        Revue travestis N°182.

      La mode nationale & L. Demuylder 1920 - - La mode nationale & L. Demuylder, Paris _s.d. (circa 1920), 25,5x35,5cm, agrafé. - Edition originale. Rare numéro de cette revue d'inspiration Art Déco illustré de 16 gravures à pleine page en couleurs représentant costumes et déguisements de toutes les époques et de tous les peuples. Exemplaire bien complet de sa planche descriptive des costumes in-fine. Mors fendu en tête et en pied avec manques, la dernière planche tendant à se détacher du corps de la revue. La Mode [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SONESSONS HUFVUDKATALOG A-D.

      AB Wilh Sonesson&Co 1920, XVIII+624+208+412 + XII+216+288 + X+148 + VIII+140s mycket rikt illustrerad med stålstickavbildningar av firmans hela produktion. Utgivarens halvfranska band med förgyllda rygg- och pärmtitlar, svartpräglade pärmvinjetter, röda snitt; band A med ett mindre kapitälriss och är något lös i bindningen (ofrånkomligt p g a tyngden), något enstaka hundöra eller marginalriss, för hand inskrivet i varje band: Fiskeby Bruks AB, Inköpsavdelningen. Komplett i 4 uniformt bundna och välhållna volymer.. Firmans fjärde huvudkatalog i en upplaga om 10 000 ex (den första utgavs 1893 och omfattade 44 sidor). BAND A innehåller: A I: Verktygsmaskiner, Smidesmaskiner, Kompressorer och Pneumatiska Verktyg, Gjuterimaskiner och Fläktar, Ugnar och Svetsningsapparater; A II: Träbearbetningsmaskiner, Byggnadsmaskiner, Motorer; A III: Verktyg för Järn- och Metallbearbetning, Mätverktyg, Verktyg för Träbearbetning, Lyftredskap, Div Järnvaror och Metaller, Transmissioner. BAND B: B I: Järnrör och Rördelar, Värmeledningsmaterial, Armatur och Instrument för ånga och luft, Smörjapparater; B II: Pumpar och Sprutor, Kanalisationsartiklar, Vattenarmatur, Mät- och Filtrerapparater, Sanitära Installationsartiklar, Belysningsartiklar och Kokapparater för gas. BAND C: Maskinremmar och Remutensilier, Maskinpackningar, Tekn Gummivaror och Slangar, Smörjoljor, Isoleringsmaterial, Kem Tekn Artiklar. BAND D: Lättare Järnvägsmaterial, Verktyg för rälsutläggning, Magasins- och Fabriksvagnar, Vagnar och Apparater för gatuskötsel

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        RELATIVITY The Special & General Theory A Popular Exposition

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1920. First edition, first impression of the first English edition "This translation was first published in 1920"; pp. xiii, [3], 138, [2], [8 adverts]; b/w portrait frontispiece. Original red cloth binding, very good with a little general wear, a little faded to the spine and lettering dulled, slightly rubbed to edges. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front fee end paper and a few notes to the rear end paper, a little very light pencil annotation to edges,otherwise unmarked, no foxing. A very good first edition copy.. First English Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

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        Cinématoma.

      Editions de la Sirène 1920 - - Editions de la Sirène, Paris _1920, 13x17cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 45 ex numérotés sur Corée, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Sleeping Beauty

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1920). Quarto. 110pp. One of 625 copies signed by the artist. Illustrated with one tipped-in color plate and numerous silhouettes, several of them splashed with color. This is one of only two titles that Arthur Rackham illustrated with silhouettes; Hamilton writes, "It is immediately clear that Rackham is a master of the medium, being able to evoke character and humor by profile and gesture alone, and allowing the two-dimensional effect of his pen work [sic] to lead the reader through the book." Covers slightly toned, with a few light water spots, corners rubbed, corners of lower board bumped, some faint offsetting from silhouettes, else a very nice copy in vellum-backed, white paper-covered boards, stamped in gilt. T.e.g.

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        The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia. Two volumes, complete

      London: Macmillan, 1920.. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). 2 volumes. Vol. 1: xxvii , 423, 125 illustrations, fold-out map of N. Rhodesia; Vol. 2: xiv, 433, 61 illustrations. Publisher's green cloth gilt. Printed d/w, a little chipped to edges, now in protective sleeve. Owners' names in ink. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set. Uncommon in dustwrappers. Heavy books, requiring large amounts of extra postage overseas. First edition.

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        (Dulac, Edmund) The Kingdom of the Pearl

      Brentano's New York: Brentano's, (1920). Quarto. 151pp. One of 100 copies, signed by the illustrator, Edmund Dulac. With ten mounted color plates by Dulac. Rosenthal, a Parisian jeweler, commissioned Dulac to illustrate his work on the history and intrigue of the pearl. Drawing his inspiration from the Middle and Far East, these ten exquisitely colored illustrations are among the finest of Dulac's book illustrations. They are also among the last he would produce, as enthusiasm for deluxe illustrated editions waned in the years immediately following World War I. Along with the Arabian Nights, this is one of the scarcer books in Dulac's oeuvre. In the publisher's binding of vellum-backed gilt-decorated boards. Extremities show slight toning, else a fine, bright copy.

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        Krasnyi podarok belomu panu ("A Red Present to the White Landlords")

      Moscow: Literature Edition RVSR, (1920). Lithograph in three colors; printed recto-only on thin lithographic paper; 83cm x 60cm (ca 32" x 24"). Small (1") loss to left margin (away from image); darkening and toning to extremities; image bright and unfaded; grade B+/B. & & A major poster by one of the major propaganda artists of the revolutionary period, produced for the Polish campaign of 1920. Pictured in Stephen White, The Bolshevik Poster, p.98. Rare (only one copy noted at auction in the past 20 years) and a high-spot in the history of revolutionary graphics.

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        Pershing Assembles the National Committee for Washington Cathedral As It Prepares to Open

      Pershing Assembles the National Committee for Washington Cathedral As It Prepares to Open.& & "The purpose of our gathering will be to render an accounting & of our stewardship...as we review the remarkable progress & which has been made in our undertaking..."& & Pershing led the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and was considered a mentor by the generation of generals who would lead the Allied forces in World War II. In 1920, the U.S. Congress authorized the President to promote Pershing to General of the Armies, a rank only he held at the time. In 1924 Pershing retired and devoted the rest of the 1920's and early 1930's to philanthropy. & & George Washington hoped to build for the Federal City "a church for national purposes," and Pierre L'Enfant, who designed Washington, D.C., set aside land (currently occupied by the National Portrait Gallery) for a national religious structure. Not in their lifetimes, nor in the succeeding century, was anything done to advance the project, however. Then in 1893, the Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of the District of Columbia was granted a charter from the United States Congress to establish the cathedral and Mount Saint Alban was chosen as the site. Construction started September 29, 1907, with a ceremonial address by President Theodore Roosevelt and the laying of the cornerstone. In 1912, Bethlehem Chapel opened for services in the unfinished cathedral. When construction of the cathedral resumed after a hiatus for World War I, its planners envisioned a grander design than the first schemes.& & In 1923, Reverend James Edward Freeman became Bishop of Washington and campaigned actively for increased private funding for the building. As Time Magazine reported in 1927, "Bishop Freeman's dramatization of Washington Cathedral makes it seem the biggest cathedral in the world." He established a committee designed to raise funds for its construction, and named Pershing as chairman and Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon as a member. A parallel women's committee was established later under Mrs. Robert Amory and Helen Noyes Brown. The next year, the men's committee met with Bishop Freeman to update him on its fundraising activities. It would not meet again until 1932, when it and the women's committee convened just months before the newly expanded building would open.& & Typed Letter Signed, Washington, January 23, 1932, to Mrs. Amory. "For some time, I have been anxious to meet again, personally, with the hundred or more men and women, representing all parts of the country, who have given me the honor of associating themselves with me on the National Committee for Washington Cathedral‹. The purpose of our gathering will be to render an accounting of our stewardship to Bishop Freeman and the Cathedral Chapter as we review the remarkable progress which has been made in our undertaking since we last met toward the close of 1928. It will give me great pleasure to express my personal appreciation for all that the members of the National Committee and of the National Women's Committee have done toward this inspiring achievement. To this end, may I have the pleasure of your company and that of Mr. Amory at luncheon at one thirty o'clock on Tuesday, February ninth, in the Refectory of the College of Preachers building at 3510 Woodley Road within the Cathedral Close? This time and place have been selected so that we may have an opportunity to make a pilgrimage to the main floor of the Cathedral and through the Crypts immediately following the luncheon. I sincerely trust that you and Mr. Amory may find it convenient to be present."& & May 5th of that year, Ascension Day, was chosen as the day the church would officially open. There was a sermon, broadcast nationwide by Freeman. President Hoover attended. Pershing Assembles the National Committee for Washington Cathedral As It Prepares to Open& & "The purpose of our gathering will be to render an accounting & of our stewardship...as we review the remarkable progress & which has been made in our undertaking..."& & Pershing led the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and was considered a mentor by the generation of generals who would lead the Allied forces in World War II. In 1920, the U.S. Congress authorized the President to promote Pershing to General of the Armies, a rank only he held at the time. In 1924 Pershing retired and devoted the rest of the 1920's and early 1930's to philanthropy. & & George Washington hoped to build for the Federal City "a church for national purposes," and Pierre L'Enfant, who designed Washington, D.C., set aside land (currently occupied by the National Portrait Gallery) for a national religious structure. Not in their lifetimes, nor in the succeeding century, was anything done to advance the project, however. Then in 1893, the Episcopal Cathedral Foundation of the District of Columbia was granted a charter from the United States Congress to establish the cathedral and Mount Saint Alban was chosen as the site. Construction started September 29, 1907, with a ceremonial address by President Theodore Roosevelt and the laying of the cornerstone. In 1912, Bethlehem Chapel opened for services in the unfinished cathedral. When construction of the cathedral resumed after a hiatus for World War I, its planners envisioned a grander design than the first schemes.& & In 1923, Reverend James Edward Freeman became Bishop of Washington and campaigned actively for increased private funding for the building. As Time Magazine reported in 1927, "Bishop Freeman's dramatization of Washington Cathedral makes it seem the biggest cathedral in the world." He established a committee designed to raise funds for its construction, and named Pershing as chairman and Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon as a member. A parallel women's committee was established later under Mrs. Robert Amory and Helen Noyes Brown. The next year, the men's committee met with Bishop Freeman to update him on its fundraising activities. It would not meet again until 1932, when it and the women's committee convened just months before the newly expanded building would open.& & Typed Letter Signed, Washington, January 23, 1932, to Mrs. Amory. "For some time, I have been anxious to meet again, personally, with the hundred or more men and women, representing all parts of the country, who have given me the honor of associating themselves with me on the National Committee for Washington Cathedral‹. The purpose of our gathering will be to render an accounting of our stewardship to Bishop Freeman and the Cathedral Chapter as we review the remarkable progress which has been made in our undertaking since we last met toward the close of 1928. It will give me great pleasure to express my personal appreciation for all that the members of the National Committee and of the National Women's Committee have done toward this inspiring achievement. To this end, may I have the pleasure of your company and that of Mr. Amory at luncheon at one thirty o'clock on Tuesday, February ninth, in the Refectory of the College of Preachers building at 3510 Woodley Road within the Cathedral Close? This time and place have been selected so that we may have an opportunity to make a pilgrimage to the main floor of the Cathedral and through the Crypts immediately following the luncheon. I sincerely trust that you and Mr. Amory may find it convenient to be present."& & May 5th of that year, Ascension Day, was chosen as the day the church would officially open. There was a sermon, broadcast nationwide by Freeman. President Hoover attended. &

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        Aarde-Globe van 32 cm doormeter. Opniew bewerket door H. Fischer." Erdglobus in niederländischer Sprache, neu bearbeitet von H. Fischer. Aus 12 Segmenten und 2 Polkappen zusammengesetzt, Maßstab 1 : 42.000.000

      Farbdruck auf Gipskarton bei Wagner & Debes, Leipzig, Lehrmittelanstalt Ludwig Julius Heymann um 1920. 0x32 cm. Durchmesser. Gesamthöhe 59 cm. - Modelle der Welt S. 337 vgl. - Ludwig Julius Heymann gab seit ca. 1860 Globen in den Größen zwischen 5 bis 36 cm heraus, es erschienen deutsche und fremdsprachige Modelle.Globus aus der Zeit nach dem 1. Weltkrieg. Die vormals deutschen Kolonien in Afrika sind als engl. bzw. franz. Hoheitsgebiete dargestellt, St. Petersburg noch vor der 1924 erfolgten Umbennung in Leningrad. Mit Eintragung der Eisenbahnlinine und der von Dampfschiffen verlegten Seekabel mit deren Tiefenangaben.Tischglobus auf schlankem Holzschaft mit flacher Fussplatte, geneigte Achse mit gradiertem Meridianhalbkreis aus Messing. Im Bereich der Ozeane leicht gebräunt, kleine Einrisse u. a. an der Äquatorlinie repariert, kleine Fehlstellen im Kartenbild im Bereich von Grönland (2 x 4 cm), Russland (0,5 x 3 cm), Kaukasus (1 x 1,5 cm) und Ostafrika (2 x 2 cm in Dreiecksform) ergänzt. Sonst interessanter Globus in schönen Farben und gutem Erhalt.

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