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        THE DEVIL'S CLAIM MOVIE POSTER/DJAVULSDYRKARNA/POSTER

      HAWORTH PICTURES CORPORATION 1920 - DJAVULSDYRKARNA - 1920, Dir: CHARLES SWICKARD, Cast: SESSUE HAYAKAWA, RHEA MITCHELL, COLLEEN MOORE, , , Nac. film: USA, Company: HAWORTH PICTURES CORPORATION, Designer: , , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        Map of Sunset Beach. On the Direct Scenic Coast Line of The Pacific Electric Railway. A Perfect Home Beach.

      Hall Armitage Co.. No date. Ca. 1920.. Two-color plat map, 14 x 28 inches, multiple folds. Chips and short tears to right lower edge; very good condition. Real estate broadside from the Hall Armitage Company with plat map for development at Sunset Beach, located on the Pacific Electric Railway between Anaheim Landing to the north and Huntington Beach to the south, as shown by the small inset map. The plat map shows lots on either side of Pacific Avenue between Anderson Street and Santa Ana Avenue, the various advantages of the location touted include "Liquor restrictions to be rigidly enforced" with prices "$225 Up." No record of this map was found on WorldCat. The Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California notes on their website that "Prior to the 1929 depression, there was a movement to build summer cottages along the coast in the vicinity of Sunset Beach; this provided some extra patronage. After the depression this trend halted; when good times returned an excellent paved highway attracted most of the vacationers' business....Drifting sand was a hazard to operation whenever high winds occurred; many times the ties were obscured by sand, and even the rail heads themselves disappeared regularly under the buffeting of the wind. Floods also were a menace; the San Gabriel River and other streams entered the Pacific Ocean under bridges used by this line, and when Southern California suffered one of its wet winters, bridges went out with regularity. This line was definitely an interurban line in character. Schedule speed in the late Twenties was around 30mph, giving this line the status of second-fastest on the entire PE system. Little traffic congestion was experienced as the line was entirely on private way except in Los Angeles and Newport Beach." .

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        Original painting in gouache and wash with gold highlights on heavy art paper depicting parts of the interior of "The Old Met" in New York at 1411 Broadway between 39th and 40th Streets during a performance, the audience on numerous tiers. Signed "Gropper" at bottom right. Undated, but ca. 1965-66, very close to the date of demolition of "The Old Met" in 1967

      508 x 380 mm. (20" x 15"). Unframed. Remnants of paper tape to upper margin of verso. Gropper, a social realist, was a pupil of George Bellows and Robert Henri. He was active in New York as a painter, lithographer, cartoonist, and illustrator. His work is held in New York by both the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Deeply involved in the radical politics of the 1920s and 30s, Gropper contributed to such left wing publications as The Revolutionary Age, The Liberator, The New Masses, The Worker, and The Morning Freiheit. He went on a tour of Soviet Russia with the novelists Sinclair Lewis and Theodore Dreiser in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Russian Revolution in 1927. During the second half of the 1930s, he dedicated his art to efforts to raise opposition to fascism in Europe. After visiting Eastern Europe in 1948, he decided to make one painting a year as a memorial to the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto. Gropper was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1953. "The Metropolitan Opera said goodbye to its old house on April 16, 1966, with a sentimental gala farewell performance featuring nearly all of the company's current leading artists. The long time Met star soprano Zinka Milanov made her last Met appearance that night and among the many invited guests was soprano Anna Case who had made her debut at the house in 1909. The final performance at the opera house was given not by the Met but the Bolshoi Ballet, which concluded a short run of appearances on May 8, 1966... Despite a campaign to preserve the theater, it failed to obtain landmark status and the old Met was razed in 1967." Wikipedia. The present painting was executed very close to the date of the farewell performance referred to above.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN.

      Tokyo [1920], Hattensha.3/4 leather over blue cloth,top gilt gold stamped title and decorations, 18.5 x 26 cm., vols. 1-4 complete Law & Pharmacology, 32p.full index,many b.w. photos very clean, crisp & solid copy. RARE FIRST & ONLY EDITION *** *** THE LEGENDARY DICTIONARY OF FAMOUS HAKUSHI [DOCTORS] IN GREAT JAPAN [DOCTORS] OF: LAW, PHARMACY, MEDICINE, ENGINERING, LITERATURE, AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & VETERINARY SCIENCES This is complete volume 1 of a 6 volume set. All volumes are exceptionally RARE and difficult to find in a complete set, or even the parts. Each volume was issued separately and serially. Collating the work is complex and has a somewhat misleading title page, citing: "1888-1920 Vol. I-IV Vol. HOGAKU HAKUSHI [HAKUSHI OF LAW] and YAKUGAKU HAKUSHI [HAKUSHI OF PHARMACOLOGY], DAI IKKAN [ZEN ROKU KAN NO UCHI]." Volume 1 contains listings of all Doctors of Law & Pharmacology. Volume 1 being of major importance, because it has the two important indices not found in any other volumes: a. "A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME 'Who's Who Hakushi in Great Japan," 49 pages. This is a complete list of all Doctors of Law & Pharmacology in this volume. b. "Whole Index" covers every Doctor of all disciplines from all 6 volumes in alphabetical order, the index to the whole set and its people, 48 pages. Also contains index of Law Doctors, and of Pharmacology Doctors different from 'a.' above, i.e. different criterion for listing order. Volume 1 covers Doctors of Law and Pharmacy, The work begins each page with English & Japanese texts, with title page, followed by several b.w. photos of documents and famous people: Ministers of Education [3p.], Presidents of the Imperial University of Tokyo [1p.], Presidents of the Imperial University of Kyoto [1p.], Presidents of the Imperial Universities of Kyushu, Tohoku & Hokkaido [1p.], Professors Emeritus of the Imperial Universities [1p.], preface & prefatory note. With A CONTENTS OF FRONTISPIECES, Volume 1:p.1-3; A TABLE OF CONTENTS. "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN volume 1 p.3-9. The below are comprehensive name indices with other details: A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME 'WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN" In a register of the Educational Dep't. Order, Law 6p., Medicine 16p., Engineering 11p., Literature 5p., Science 6p., Agriculture 5p., Forestry 1p, Veterinary Science 1p. Followed by: A CONTENTS OF WHOLE NAME "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN," in Alphabetical Name Order, pp.1-48. Romanized name, Kanji name, entry number, degree in, &c. AN IMPERIAL ORDINANCE OF A DEGREE 1887-1920 4 in all, 3p. ABBREVATIONS, ERATTUMS AND EXPLANATIONS OF THE JAPANESE WORDS USED, 2p. HAKUSHI OF LAW, alphabetical index, 60. 1888-1920 WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN: arranged in order in register of the Educational Dept., pp.1-232, 210 entries. HAKUSHI OF PHAMACOLORY: Alphabetical index of Pharmacology, 1p. followed by 188-1920 WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN [Pharmacology]: pp.1-39, 34 entries. Each of the entries shows the details in both Japanese & English, with a photo and signature of each, with a biography of each, including rank, where employed, details of his activities. CONDITION: THE BINDING: The work is in its original binding which was leather spine, leather corners [3/4 leather], over dark green pebbled cloth with gold stamped decorations. Our copy has been restored in the distant past, with a black cloth spine and blue paper label, with gold stamped titles, mislabeled "Vols. 1-6." The book is firmly bound, solid hinges, there was some very old minor bumping to the upper right corner, by and large mostly pressed-flat now, else no other issues. THE CONTENTS: The contents is very clean, without any markings, tissue guards present before each page of illustrations & photos, as issued. The contents page shows all 6 volumes, as a form of 'advertisement' for the whole set. It states: "A CONTENTS OF WHOLE VOLUME. "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN:" Vol.1. Dep't. of Hogaku Hakushi [Law] p.1-232, & Yakagaku [Pharmacology] p.1-39. Vol.2. Dep't. of Igaku Hakushi [Medicine] part 1. Vol.3. Ditto above, part 2. Vol.4. Dep't. of Kogaku Hakushi [Engineering] Vol.5. Dep't of Bungaku Hakushi [Literature & Ruigaku Hakushi [Science] Vol.6. Dep't of Nogaku Hakushi [Agriculture] & Jiugaku Hakushi [Veterinary Science]." RARITY: This famous Who's Who of important persons in Japan is very rare and seldom found complete in 6 volumes. WITH A VERY RARE ORIGINAL PROSPECTUS OF THIS TITLE: This item comes with a large sheet prospectus of the whole set, loosely laid inside the front cover, sheet size is ca. 24.5 x 44 cm., folded 3 times, down to ca. 8.4 x 24.5 cm., printed on one side. It is very clean and nicely intact. This advertises the whole set, with a list of each volume, contents, price for subscription, with a summary of the contents, and quotations, reviews and comments from Japanese newspapers It was published by the HATATENSHA, the publisher of Iseki's book "WHO'S WHO HAKUSHI IN GREAT JAPAN." .

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        The Changing East. [In:] The Round Table, No. 40, for September 1920

      London: Macmillan, 1920. Vol. X, pp. 756-772. 1 vols. 8vo. Later red cloth. Minor exterior rubbing, internally fine. Vol. X, pp. 756-772. 1 vols. 8vo. O'Brien B0009

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1920 - 1920 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1920. Hi, This lot is a 1920 Original Hardback Wisden This Wisden, a hard one to find, is in very good condition for the year. The boards are very nice , bright gilt and no real marks to mention. Internally the pastedowns are the usual darker yellow and the hinges are very good, clean pages inside and a great photoplate page 195 has a mark.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Dr. Mabuse der Spieler. [Ullstein-Bücher. Eine Sammlung zeitgenössischer Romane]. First German edition.

      Berlin, Berlin, Ullstein, [amerikanisches copyright; die Erstausgabe wurde 1921 gedruckt; auf der ersten Anzeigenseite wird *Die zwei in der Südsee* beworben, das 1922 erschienen ist]. 1920 - Illustrierter Pappband, kl-8°, 249 [3] S.; - Kanten berieben, Kapital etwas beschädigt, Papier gebräunt, Gelenke etwas gelockert/ hard board, small 8vo, 249 pp, 3 np sheets; -worn, crown with little damage, paper browned, hinge slightly shaken. The american copyright is mentioned with 1920; actually the book is printed later; here *Die zwei in der Südsee* published 1922 is advertised. First Edition, preceding all others. One of the most important film sources of the twentieth century, basis for Fritz Lang's 1922 silent masterpiece, Dr. Mabuse the Gambler. Dr. Mabuse was one of the earliest examples of film noir characterization, and remained an obsession with Lang until the end of his film career. ?Norbert Jacques (1880 in Luxemburg-Eich bis 1954 in Koblenz) war ein deutschsprachiger Schriftsteller luxemburgischer Herkunft, der heute hauptsächlich für die von ihm geschaffene Figur des Dr. Mabuse bekannt ist.Seine Fähigkeiten der Verkleidung und der Beeinflussung anderer Personen nutzt Mabuse aus, um sich auch in der High Society frei bewegen zu können. Der Roman nutzt den Charakter, um dem Leser den *schmutzigen Unterleib* der Weimarer Republik vor Augen zu führen. In den Augen des Verfassers und seines Protagonisten ist Europa verrottet bis auf den Kern, erfüllt vom Leichengestank des vorangegangenen Krieges und bevölkert von Aasgeiern in Frack und Zylinder. Der Traum der Romanfigur Dr. Mabuse ist die Schaffung einer neuen Gesellschaft, frei von Korruption und Fäulnis. Er plant eine utopische Kolonie in Brasilien namens Eitopomar, die er mit den Früchten seiner Verbrechen auf die Beine stellen möchte. (Eine spätere Fortsetzung, Mabuses Kolonie, blieb unvollendet.)" [Wikipedia]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Atlas, Einzelunternehmen]
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        The Saturday Evening Post: May 1, 1920 (Bernice Bobs Her Hair)

      Philadelphia, 1920. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. Norman Rockwell. First appearance of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic story "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," which later appeared in Flappers and Philosophers. Ouija cover-art by Norman Rockwell. Very good, lightly bumped at the right edge, some toning to the page edges. A tough-to-find issue that features a seminal modernist short story in exceptional condition.

      [Bookseller: Carpetbagger Books]
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        Assisi.

       1920/21. Plattengrösse 24,5 x 32,5 cm / Blatt 37 x 50 unter Passepartout. In den Platte rechts unten signiert und datiert (21), darunter handsigniert und dat. 20) Links unten handschriftlich num (37/40) und bezeichnet. Versand D: 2,30 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        (PHOTO TRADING CARD, PROBABLY THE FIRST OF A JEWISH WOMEN'S TEAM) TORONTO Y.W.H.A. LADIES' BASKETBALL TEAM, WINNERS OF THE GRIFF CLARK TROPHY.

      Toronto, Dominion Chocolates. Trading card, Very Small (slightly less than 2

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Phosphor.

      München, Phosphor-Verlag 16. 12. 1918 - 10.05. 1920. - 2 Bände. Mit sehr zahlreichen Illustrationen. HLwd. d. Zt. 31 x 26 cm. Alles Erschienene der sehr seltenen satirischen Wochenzeitschrift, die in Texten und Illustrationen sich stark an den "Simplicissimus" anlehnte und auch der während dieser Jahre eher deutschnationalen Tendenz des Vorbildes nacheifert. - Friedrich Freksa (1882-1955) knüpft mit dem Titel der Zeitschrift an seinen 1911 veröffentlichten satirischen Roman "Phosphor" an. - Gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Writing in Prose and Verse of.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. 28 vols. 8vo. Bound in half blue morocco, t.e.g. rubbed, 5 heads chipped. 28 vols. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Der Todesweg auf dem Piz Palü MOVIE POSTER/DER TODESWURF/POSTER

      GAUMONT 1920 - DER TODESWURF - 1920, Dir: Hanns Marschall, Cast: Mara Markhoff , Anton Tiller, Lu Lothar, , Nac. film: AUSTRIA, Company: GAUMONT, Designer: mucha, , Nac. poster: FRANCIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -120X80-Cm.-47x32-In., Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        Jushny's Theater Der blaue Vogel

      Bln., Selle-Eysler [1920].. 4°. 8 Bll. Mit 1 mont. Portrait (Direktor. J. Jushny), 9 (dav. 6 farb.) mont. Taf. 3 S. (Anzeigen). OBrosch. Mit farb. Einbandillustr. Der blaue Vogel wurde vom Exilrussen Jasha Jushny gegründet. In den 20er Jahren war er in Berlin legendär. Die Taf. nach E. Stern, Klement, W. Novikow.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        The Outline of History 2 Volume Set 1920 3/4 Leather Bound

      George Newnes Limited. Hardcover. George Newnes Limited; London, 1920. Hardcover. Complete, with magazine covers, in 24 serialized parts. Very Good, 3/4 black leather binding, blind ruled, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments, title in gilt on second to top compartment, author and volume number in gilt on 4th to top compartment, all outer hinges expertly repaired with Japanese tissue, some loss to leather board corners, mildly brittle leather spine, some rub marks along board edges, lightly sunned pages, binding sturdy, color frontis-plate of "Two Pterdactyls together with toothed sea-birds" (Vol.1) and "The Man of the Great Plains" (Vol.2)., repaired open tear title page (Vol.1), some handling/rub marks to text block edges, TEG with few blemishes/rub marks, without Dust wrapper. A nice, clean and unmarked collectible set. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], (Vol.1) 384pp., (Vol.2) 396pp., indexed, some b&w illustrations, few full color illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good. 1920. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Mark Lavendier, Bookseller]
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        Final Report of Gen. John J. Pershing, Commander-in-Chief American Expeditionary Forces.

      Washington: Government Printing Office,, 1920. Octavo. Publisher's black sand-grained skiver over heavy card presentation binding, title above the War Office Seal blocked in gilt to front cover within thick single gilt rule panel, similar panel to the lower cover; ad personam to Earl Haig, "Field Marshal The Earl Haig" blocked in gilt in the lower right front corner. 16 large, coloured folding maps at the rear. Somewhat dry and a little rubbed particularly at the extremities, front joint a little cracked, consequently slightly open at the title page, text-block lightly toned, but overall very good. First edition of Pershing's official report as C-i-C AEF covering concluding operations in World War I. This copy wholeheartedly inscribed by Pershing to Douglas Haig, who famously he would describe as 'the man who won the war': "To Field Marshal The Earl Haig, In Memory of our service together in the World War, and with sincere and lasting friendship, John J. Pershing, Washington, D.C.". It is difficult to imagine a more meaningful association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Age of Innocence

      New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1920. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.25 x 7.75 inches (13.5 x 19.5 cm). Half purple morocco leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers, speckled page edges. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt ruled compartments with central ornaments. Hand sewn headbands. True first printing, with (1) printed on p365 and 'Forasmuch as it hath please Almighty God' on p186. Old fold to tip of half title and title page. Light foxing to half title and title page, a few occasional patches of foxing within text (mostly to margins.) A very attractive first edition of Wharton's Pulitzer Prize winning classic, in a binding of the highest order. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.35; Oceania £15.55; Rest of World £14.90. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Hardback. Printed pages: 365

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        TYPE FACES FOR ADVERTISING: The Specimen Book of Advertising Agencies' Service Company, Creative Typographers.

      NY, (1920s). 13 x 15. (ii), 397 pages + 12 subscripted pages. Indexed. Bolted between heavy leather-like boards measuring 14 x 17. Covers unevenly faded; page edges toned. Very good. The specimen has four parts: Standard Types; The New Types; Miscellaneous Types & Initials; Borders, Ornaments, & Rules. Each type face is shown in both a complete alphabet and in text settings. All text concerns printing, layout, or advertising. Many types are shown in very large sizes for display ads. Albert Schiller -- famous for his Type Pictures--was the typographic art director for the AAS. His hand can be seen here in the decorative elements throughout the book. Schiller felt that an appropriate ornament could be found for any type. Each type display is preceded by a decorative leaf; the "New Faces" have type drawings or pictures. The full page dedicated to the artistic use of "rules," although it is page 395, appears first. Typefaces listed as "new" --including Astrée, Bernhard, Broadway, Cochin, Futura, Greco, Lucian, Narcissus, Neuland--were introduced in the 1920s. This oversized, heavy book was undoubtedly intended for office use only. OCLC locates 4 copies.

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        Rachel: A Play in Three Acts

      Boston: The Cornhill Company, [1920]. First edition. Original cloth backed boards with faded gilt to spine and gilt to cover; some fading and fraying to spine; shelf wear to boards; faint dampstain to bottom right corner of front board. Dampstain extends to two front free endpapers; textblock else clean and tight, with no marks affecting the play itself. Gift inscription on the first endpaper from one female activist to another. Octavo collates complete: 96, [8 blank]. A Good copy of this rare play, which has only come to auction three times and is not held by any institutions according to OCLC. Angelina W. Grimke, named after her activist great aunt, made history with her play Rachel. Considered the first play published and produced by an African American woman, and to have an all black case. Rachel was, as a result of this, "the first attempt to use the stage...in order to enlighten the American people relating to the lamentable condition of ten millions of Colored citizens in this free republic" (NAACP). First presented in 1916 at the Myrtill Minor Normal School, where Grimke taught English in Washington, DC, the play was soon after produced in New York and Cambridge. The granddaughter of a slave owner and a slave, in addition to being the descendant of one of the earliest and most outspoken intersectional feminists, Grimke was uniquely positioned to critique U.S. race relations at a time when the country sat poised between Emancipation and the Civil Rights Movement. This particular copy's gift inscription speaks to the play's ability to speak to women activists across race and class: "To Lillian Burkhart Goldsmith, A true, unselfish Mother to other Mothers' Daughters and Sons, I give this Book of Three Mothers lovingly and with deep regards. Charlotte L. P. Stearn. San Diego Civic Auditorium, Meeting of S.D. Womens Civic Center. April 27th, 1923." Lillian Burkhart Goldsmith was a Los Angeles businesswoman and philanthropist, best known for establishing one of the earliest chapters of the Girl Scouts in California, and for initiating a scholarship fund under her name for economically disadvantaged college students. An exceptionally scarce and important play, with a special feminist association. Good. Good.

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        Women In Love.

      New York, [but issued in London: Martin Secker,], 1920. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge brown. Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Ends and corners lightly rubbed, cloth faintly marked and bubbled in places, internally sound and clean, a very good copy. First edition, UK issue, being one of 50 numbered copies signed by the author. Martin Secker bought 50 sets of sheets from the 1,250 copies printed for the true first American edition, and bound them very much in the Secker style, though the publisher's name does not appear anywhere in the book. This is the first signed limited issue, as the US copies were not issued signed. The regular trade edition did not appear in England for another year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gilly poprvé v Praze MOVIE POSTER/KARLEKS HOTELLET/POSTER

      Moldavia Film 1920 - KARLEKS HOTELLET - 1920, Dir: CARL LAMAC, Cast: ANNY ONDRA, , , Nac. film: CHECOSLOVAQUIA, Company: Moldavia Film, Designer: ROHMAN, , Nac. poster: SUECIA, Measures (Cm. and Inches) : -70X100-Cm.-27X41-INCHES-1 SH., , Type of product: POSTER, , POSTER are in excellent condition but may have normal wear such as edge wear or a slight hole. I try photograph any flaw but examining the photos closely is your best bet! Please see bigger picture for details., , La mayoría están en excelentes condiciones, pero puede tener desgaste del borde o algun agujero pequeño. Intento fotografiar cualquier defecto, pero el examen de las fotos de cerca es su mejor opción! Por favor ver la foto en grande para más detalles., , SHIPPING COSTS: Fold posters SPAIN 15? -Correo certificado EUROPE and all world 20?

      [Bookseller: BENITO ORIGINAL MOVIE POSTER]
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        Churchill s'inquiète de la situation en Russie.

      - 1 lettre autographe signée 1 In-8 [février - mars 1920 le haut de la lettre a été coupé. Intéressante lettre de Winston Churchill, vivement opposé au bolchévisme, qui s'inquiète de l'évolution de la situation dans le sud de la Russie. "The situation in S. Russia has now become so critical that I do not see what useful action can be taken upon Savinkoff letter at the present time. Perhaps you will explain this to him [.]". Churchill fait ici référence à la longue lettre de 6 pages que Savinkov lui a adressée, proposée sous la référence 10741 de notre catalogue en ligne. [Boris Savinkov (1879/1925), révolutionnaire russe, l'un des dirigeants de l'Organisation de combat des SR, la « Brigade terroriste » du Parti socialiste révolutionnaire]. Homme d'Etat britannique. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Traces Ecrites]
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        Eno's "fruit salt"; the surest road to health (poster)

      Printed in England at the Curwen press from the original design by Claud Lovat Fraser. [1920s.]Two lithographs in eight colors. 30 x 18.8 in. / 76.3 x 47.7 cm. Two posters of matching design, one with a woman, one with a man. Adam & Eve after the Fall? Probably not. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue. Not located in OCLC. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery]
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        Photo Album]: California Girl's Snap Shots

      California 1920 - Oblong small octavo measuring 4.5" x 6.5". String-tied tan leather with handmade decorations. Contains 89 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1.25" and 2.5" x 3.5" with captions. Very good photo album with chips, tears, and loose pages with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by a young woman in California between 1914 and 1920. Throughout the album the Saniter and Knight families are pictured at family homes and farms and in a variety of amateur portraits, although it is not clear which woman kept the album. The woman attended San Diego High School and documented her time there and her leisure time spent with girlfriends. These photos show "Ditch Day" and a group of young women climbing oil wells. They also show the high school itself as well as horseback riding and posing around the campus. The family also visited the beaches, rivers, and gardens of the area throughout the six years of photographs. The San Diego River is pictured here as well as Mission Cliff Gardens and Mission Valley. Interspersed throughout the album are five complete photo strips as well as some small pictures with have been separated from their original strips. These show women posing and smiling showing off new hairdos and hats. Another photo shows a group of people feigning terror as another friend jokingly holds them at gunpoint. One photo shows photos from "Amy's graduation party" with a group of girls smiling for the camera. The album ends with a photo of four women from the Knight family posing in a family garden.An interesting collection of amateur photography documenting a young California girl in the early part of the 1900s.

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        Original self-caricature with fine signature and inscription (Bruce, 1888-1959, Caricaturist)

      1920 - "ullo from old Bill & Bruce Bairnsfather", with the typical cartoon of his head and shoulders, 6½" x 4½", no place, no date, circa A fine example for framing

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        South The Story of Shackletons Last Expedition 1914 1917

      Folding map, numerous illustrations. Second reprint of the new impression of the first English edition. 8vo., recently rebound in half blue calf, red morocco label to the spine, lettered in gilt, new endpapers, by Period Binders with their ticket, cloth slipcase. London, William Heinemann.

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        Ölgemälde mit zentraler Säule ( wohl eine Sieges- oder Friedenssäule mit Engel ) vor einem Teich. Im Hintergrund Baumgruppen und Gebäude.

       Bildmaß: 32 x 64 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Leinwand, rechts unten mit *Berthold Mügge * signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1920 ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 49 x 79 cm ). Der Rahmen verso unten mit *Berrhold Mügge, Bremen * beschriftet. Das Bild stärker fleckig ( eine Reinigung wäre empfehlenswert ), gering craquelliert, der Rahmen angestoßen und etwas beschädigt. ( Über Hinweise wo die im Bild gezeigte Säule steht würde ich mich freuen ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Berthold Mügge, signiert, Säule, Friedenssäule, Engel, Victoria, Oldenburg, Google, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, Worpswede, Bremen, Worpsweder Künstler, Friedensengel

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        Von Schwelle zu Schwelle.

      4. Auflage Leinen Sehr gut Goldgeprägter Leinenband, intakt, mit einer von innen bedruckten Klarsicht-Schutzfolie, 1 kleine Läsur jeweils am Kapital-/Kapitalband, sonst einwandfrei. Namenseintragung auf Vorsatzblatt, EIGENHÄNDIGE SIGNATUR VON PAUL CELAN AUF TITELBLATT. 65 paginierte Seiten, insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. +++ Paul Celan gehört zu den größten deutsch-jüdischen Poeten des 20. Jahrhunderts. Geboren in Czernowitz im Jahr 1920, nahm er sich das Leben 1970 in Paris +++ 11,5 x 19 cm. +++ Stichwörter: Lyrik Poesie Dichtung signiert Rarität

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        May Day (A Complete Novelette)

      Smart Set Magazine. UNBOUND. New York, 1920. 8vo, 29 pp., excised, stapled spine. First appearance of Fitzgerald's novellette in the Smart Set Magazine. In the story, a group of privileged Yale students meet for a dance during the May Day riots of 1919. Fitzgerald sold the story directly to Smart Set before he had an agent. Excised from Smart Set (New York, N.Y.). Vol. 62, no. 3 (July 1920). Very scarce. OCLC locates one copy at the University of South Carolina. Pages lightly foxed and tanned, some brittleness, very good condition overall. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. Bruccoli C92 . Very Good. 1920. First Edition.

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        At zije zivot! Volne uvahy o novem umeni. Uvodni slovo napsal Vaclav Nebesky. Se ctrnacti obrazky Josefa Capka [= Edice cervna, svazek VIII]

      Praha: Fr. Borovy 1920 Erstausgabe, Umschlag von Josef Capek, OBrosch. (Interimseinband), durchsichtige Schutzfolie, 247 Seiten mit Abb. von Josef Capek, 11 x 17,5 cm, innen und außen gebräunt, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand.Avantgarde, Illustrationen, Zwischenkriegszeit, tschechische Literatur, Dramatik, Theater

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Dr. Mabuse der Spieler. [Ullstein-Bücher. Eine Sammlung zeitgenössischer Romane]. First German edition.

      Illustrierter Pappband, kl-8, 249 [3] S. - Kanten berieben, Kapital etwas beschädigt, Papier gebräunt, Gelenke etwas gelockert/ hard board, small 8vo, 249 pp, 3 np sheets -worn, crown with little damage, paper browned, hinge slightly shaken. The american copyright is mentioned with 1920 actually the book is printed later here *Die zwei in der Südsee* published 1922 is advertised. First Edition, preceding all others. One of the most important film sources of the twentieth century, basis for Fritz Lang's 1922 silent masterpiece, Dr. Mabuse the Gambler. Dr. Mabuse was one of the earliest examples of film noir characterization, and remained an obsession with Lang until the end of his film career. "Norbert Jacques (1880 in Luxemburg-Eich bis 1954 in Koblenz) war ein deutschsprachiger Schriftsteller luxemburgischer Herkunft, der heute hauptsächlich für die von ihm geschaffene Figur des Dr. Mabuse bekannt ist....Seine Fähigkeiten der Verkleidung und der Beeinflussung anderer Personen nutzt Mabuse aus, um sich auch in der High Society frei bewegen zu können. Der Roman nutzt den Charakter, um dem Leser den *schmutzigen Unterleib* der Weimarer Republik vor Augen zu führen. In den Augen des Verfassers und seines Protagonisten ist Europa verrottet bis auf den Kern, erfüllt vom Leichengestank des vorangegangenen Krieges und bevölkert von Aasgeiern in Frack und Zylinder. Der Traum der Romanfigur Dr. Mabuse ist die Schaffung einer neuen Gesellschaft, frei von Korruption und Fäulnis. Er plant eine utopische Kolonie in Brasilien namens Eitopomar, die er mit den Früchten seiner Verbrechen auf die Beine stellen möchte. (Eine spätere Fortsetzung, Mabuses Kolonie, blieb unvollendet.)" [Wikipedia]

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        Trucioli (1914-1918).

      Firenze, Vallecchi, 1920. in-16, pp. 208, broch. edit. Edizione originale di questa rara raccolta, così recensita da Montale: ''Tira in queste pagine un vento di malattia; una calma quasi sorridente, quasi compiaciuta di se'. Il centro dell'ispirazione qui e' l'amore del ''resto'', dello ''scarto'', la poesia degli uomini falliti e delle cose irrimediabilmente oscure e mancate''. Bell'esemplare, a fogli chiusi (arrossature sul piatto superiore).. Asor rosa p. 501. Spaducci p. 267.Gambetti-Vezzosi p. 430..

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Faust. Eine Tragödie..

      2, 80 Bl., mit farbig- u. goldgehöhtem Titel, Initialen, Randleisten und einigen farb Textillustrationen., HLdr. m. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnit, goldgeprägte Deckelillustr. in Schmuckschuber, Schuber u. Buchrücken etwas lichtrandig. Buch tadell. Nr. 548 der Auflage B. (Nr. 201 - 600) auf Papier der Papierfabrik Biberist. Die ersten 200 Exemplare wurden auf Pergamentpapier gedruckt. - Faksimilierte Handschrift im Lichtdruck nach dem 1920 geschaffenen Original des Hamburger Schreibkünstlers Johann Holtz (1875 - 1944). Entgegen dem Druckvermerk vom Künstler nicht signiert. Ein eindrücklicher und aufwändiger bibliophiler Druck im Stil mittelalterlicher Schreibmeister.

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        Die Landschaft.

      - Folge von 10 Linolschnitten und Titelblatt, um 1920, auf dünnem Japan-Bütten, sämtlich signiert und als „Original Handdruck" (außer Titelblatt) bezeichnet. Ca. 20:23 cm. In Original-Passepartouts. – Teils etwas braunfleckig. Nr. 2 von 10 Exx. Sehr selten! Hugo Johnsson war 1919 Gründungsmitglied der „Hamburgische Sezession", trat aber nach Meinungsverschiedenheiten über die künstlerische Qualität 1920 zusammen mit 13 weiteren Künstlern vorübergehend wieder aus der Vereinigung aus. Weitere Informationen zu Leben und Werk des Künstlers fehlen gänzlich. Die äußerst reizvollen Linolschnitte, teils auch in Weißlinienschnitt ausgeführt, erinnern in ihrer eigenwilligen Gestaltung an Scherenschnitte.

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        Katastroofid : 1919-1920 (Catastrophes : 1919-1920) [Poetry Collection]

      Auringo, Tallinn 1920 - Estonian language. Octavo 15 x 23 cm. Weight 80 gr. Wrappers, 63 [1] pp. The book is in Fine condition without any visible defects, losses, remarks and stains. Small creases across cover corners, repaired upper right corner of front cover (minor corner missing piece was replaced with triangle paper from the inner side), right and bottom edge of front cover show very slight fraying; internally perfect unread copy with uncut pages. The third collection of verses relates to author's early Expressionist period of creation, and poems included here imbued with sensuality and enjoyment glorification, which had broken existing traditions and morality of literature. In modernist urban descriptions the problem of the poor and the rich is raised by author. He depicts cities in the daytime and at night: the first is connected with working class people, the factory proletariat, and the latter with prostitutes, buying and selling human beings. Catastrophic descriptions of the world's disgust and rebellion sound very vividly. The impending global Catastrophe passes through the verses. Author shows his protesting, militant, active attitude, a wish for a better time and era, created by the class of the poor. The position of Johannes Vares-Barbarus (1890–1946) in Estonian history and culture is contradictory. On the one hand, he was a remarkable doctor of the name of Vares, on the other hand, a poet named Barbarus, whose modernistic poems were not always appreciated. Moreover, in the 1940s he was one of the leading figures in the Sovietization of Estonia. That's why his figure and poetry having received so much attention. He published fourteen collections of verse, which style varied greatly during his career. After neo-romanist debut, followed expressionist verses, which gradually gave way to the avant-garde collections Geomeetriline inimene (The Geometrical Man, 1924) and Multiplitseerit inimene(Multiplied Man, 1927) followed the trends of French modernism and cubism and considered his best works. From then on poetry took more realistic turn, antibourgeois attitudes and leftist views became increasingly evident. After the fall of the bourgeois regime in Estonia he became president of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Estonian SSR (1940-46). Afraid of the NKVD, he committed suicide in 1946. Constructivist graphic cover design of the book created by Aleksander Mülber (1897-1931). Unique and talented artist of Ants Laikmaa Atelier School, during his study he created paintings in national romanticism style, later turned to Expressionism. Finally cultivated more rationalist, playful form of expressionism identified as cubo-futurism. Today little remains of his artworks. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photograph Of Galaxy Ngc 1398, From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory (Exhibited At The Royal Photographic Society Of Great Britain Annual Exhibition London, 1939

      Pasadena Circa 1920/ 1940: Carnegie Institution, Mt Wilson Observatory, 1930. Original Astronomical Photographs . No Binding. Near Fine/No Jacket. Original Astronomical Photograph Approximately 12 1/2" X 11 3/8", Mounted On Larger Display Card With Galaxy Name At Bottom. On Verso Is A Large Gold Label Printed In Black, "The Royal Photographic Society Of Great Britain / Accepted And Hung At The Annual Exhibition London, 1939". Mounting Board With Crack And A Long Crease Just Above Top Edge Of Photograph, With Wear At Edges And Some Small Water Spots Right Along The Left Edge.

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        Portugiesische Briefe. Die Briefe der Marianna Alcoforado, übertragen von R. M. Rilke. Nachwort von F. Bergemann. 21.-25. Tausend (= Insel-Bücherei, Nr. 74).

      Insel ohne Jahr [1920], Leipzig - 49 S., 1 Blatt. Orig.-Pappband. Das Vorsatzpapier mit eigenhändiger, kalligraphischer und monogrammierter Widmung des Malers Melchior Lechter (1865-1937) in blaß-lila Tinte: " 'Der Welt holdester Wahn!' Für 'EDITH' als Abschieds-Gruss 15. XI. [19]27 von ML." Es handelt sich wohl um ein Abschiedsgeschenk Lechters vom Besuch bei Edith Landmann (1847-1951), der Philosophin und Frau des in Basel lehrenden Ökonoms Julius Landmann, die - ebenso wie Lechter als Buchgestalter der Werke Georges - zum engeren langjährigen Kreis um den Dichter Stefan George gehörte. Besonderen Reiz bekommt das Bändchen dadurch, daß Rilke im George-Kreis offiziell als unerheblich abgelehnt und keineswegs geschätzt wurde. Indem Lechter diese Veröffentlichung verschenkt und durch seine Widmung auszeichnet, unterstreicht er sowohl seine eigene, als auch die intellektuelle Unabhängigkeit der Empfängerin von Georges rigorosem Urteil. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt und der Rücken an den Gelenken aufgeplatzt sowie oben mit ca. 3 cm großer Fehlstelle (das fehlende Stück des Rückens liegt dem Buch bei!), insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein noch ordentliches, akzeptables Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Sammlung von über 180 Schmuck-Entwürfen im Art déco.

      (Frankreich Ca ) 1920 - (26 x 17 cm). 35 Blätter aus festem Karton. Mit Original-Zeichnungen und Gouachen, signiert "M. Baulard". Lose in moderner Leinwand-Kassette. Hübsche Sammlung mit dekorativen filigranen Schmuckentwürfen im typischen Art déco-Stil. Zwei "Serien" tragen Monatsnamen in der rechten oberen Ecke - die eine Serie (ohne die Tafeln zu April und November) behandelt jeden Monat einen anderen Edelstein, dargestellt werden hier komplette Paruren. Die zweite Serie (ohne die Tafel zu März) stellt jeden Monat eine andere Blume heraus und enthält geometrisch-ornamentale Entwürfe für Broschen und Schließen. Die restlichen Tafeln zeigen Entwürfe von Ketten, Armbändern, Broschen und von Spazierstockknäufen. - Tafeln verso teils mit Schabspuren, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        BATTLE OF DUMLUPINAR, TURKEY: BÜYÜK TAARRUZ VE BA?KUMANDAN MEYDAN MUHAREBESI [GREAT OFFENSIVE AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF BATTLE].

      [Probably Istanbul or Ankara, Turkey, late s or 1930s]. 1920 - Lithography on thinner paper 4 x 55 cm (soft folds with small loss of image in the folds, old repaired tears verso, slightly-age toned and water stained, otherwise in a good condition). A fascinating, extremely rare Turkish 20th century map by a military historian Hakki Tümerdem shows the development of the Battle of Dumlup?nar, the last battle in the Greco-Turkish War in 1922. - A magnificent map in Turkish language shows the development of the Battle of Dumlup?nar, fought from August 26 to August 30 1922, between the Turkish Army and the Greek Army of Asia Minor. It was also called Field Battle of the Commander-in-Chief or Dumlup?nar (Meydan) Muharebesi or Ba?kumandanl?k Meydan Muharebesi in Turkish. The blue lines represent Greek troops and red lines the Turkish ones. The battle, which was the last battle in the Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922), as part of the Turkish War of Independence, forced the Greeks to leave Anatolia by mid September. The Armistice of Mudanya was signed by Turkey, Italy, France and Great Britain on 11 October 1922. The map was made by an author and a teacher of military history (harp tarihi muallimi) Hakki Tu?merdem. Tu?merdem was an author of several books on Turkish military history, published mostly in 1930s. We could not trace any other examples of the map on the market nor in institutions worldwide.

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        Flappers and Philosophers

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1920. First Edition / First Printing. Published September 1920 stated on the copyright page with the Scribner's logo. Book Condition: Very Good+, light spots, shelf wear. In a facsimile dust jacket. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        [Archive]: 24 Photographs Mounted on Boards from China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, prepared for the Museum of Philadelphia

      Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museums, 1920. Very Good. An archive of 24 larger black and white gelatin silver photographs mounted to cardboard. The photos all measure around 7" x 9" mounted on 10" x 12" boards with stamped captions on the front and a printed description on the verso. All boards are slightly bowed with edgewear thus very good with near fine photographs.A collection of photographs taken for the Museum of Philadelphia with "The Philadelphia Museums" stamped on the corner of each board. They were collected in the 1920s from a number of different countries including China, Trinidad, Jamaica, Ceylon, Philippines, Mexico, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Japan, which is the most heavily featured here with nine photographs. The photos were then used as part of the Museum's mission to discover new ways of instructing students and museum-goers on the various cultures of the world. These photographs focus on the raw and manufactured materials which are critical to the economy of each of the countries and the people who cultivate them. Each photograph has a caption under the photograph such as "Drying Cacao" on a photograph of workers in Trinidad. On the verso of each photo is a longer description explaining the process pictured as well as what the end product would be, in this case chocolate, and how the product and cultivation of it affects the country of origin. This is a portion of the description from the Cacao photo: "The laborers in Trinidad are of two classes -- negroes of African descent and Malay coolies from the East Indies, imported under contract for a term of years. These Malays, most of whom are Mohammedans, are an industrious class and at the expiration of their contracts not infrequently remain on the island and make good settlers."The collection compiled here includes the following:1) Iron Furanace -- Hankow, China2) Drying Cacao -- Trinidad3) Cacao Tree in Fruit -- Trinidad4) Making Tortillas -- Mexico5) Mining -- Mexico6) Picking Coffee -- Brazil7) Making Cocoanut Oil -- Ceylon8) Cocoanut Plantation -- Ceylon9) Graphite Mine -- Ceylon10) Paddy Fields -- Ceylon11) Feeding Silk Worms -- Japan12) Reeling Silk -- Japan13) Picking Tea -- Japan14) Going to Market -- Japan15) Separating Rice from the Straw -- Japan16) Weaving -- Japan17) Transplanting Rice -- Japan18) Preparing Tea, Pan Firing -- Japan19) Cutting Rice -- Japan20) Opening Cacao Fruit -- Jamaica21) Coffee Tree -- Costa Rica22) Drying Coffee -- Costa Rica23) Opening Cocoanuts -- Philippine Islands24) Tea, Leaves, Flowers, and FruitsAccording to a 1921 museum bulletin these instructional photographs "illustrate the important commercial products of the world present conditions of life and industry in all countries opportunities for studying the life and customs of the lands and illustrate the useful products of the vegetable, animal, and mineral kingdoms... they illustrate geography commerce economics." The museum offered classes to students who wanted to learn about the world's economy stating "the main object of which to teach the rising generation the important basic facts and principles which underlie modern industry."A nice collection of educational guides displaying a variety of industries from around the world in the 1920s through excellent photographs.

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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. Es ist natürlich nur eine Utopie und eine kleine Unterhaltung; - wenn auch mit "Beweisen" versehen...

      Hagen in Westfalen: Folkwang-Verlag, 1920. hardcover. Sehr gut. Enthält 30 Tafelseiten mit teils farbigen Zeichnungen auf verschiedenfarbigem Papier, ein Blatt mit den Bildtiteln zu den Zeichnungen, sowie einen montierten Druck von Zille und eine weitere Abbildung im Textteil. 4to. (ca. 27 x 21,5 cm). Moderner Halbmaroquin-Band mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Buntpapierbezug, 3 Bll. (Umschlagtitel, Vortitel, Titel), 31 Bll., 81 (2) S. Bolliger 1, 98. - Schöner privater Einband mit cremefarbenen Vorsätzen. Der Orig.-Umschlagtitel der Broschüre wurde mit eingebunden. - Die 30 Zeichnungen stellt Taut in den Zusammenhang verschiedener Texte aus Literatur, Philosophie und Politik. Dabei ist dem Anarchisten Peter Kropotkin viel Raum gewidmet, neben Texten von Landauer, Tolstoi, Whitman, Scheerbart, Nietzsche, Engels u. a. Zu Beginn des Textteils, unter dem kleinen Zille-Druck "Zur Mutter Erde zurück" ein längeres Rousseau-Zitat und der Satz von Jules Méline "Das ist nicht allein tatsächlich, sonder auch im übertragenen Sinne wahr. Die Städte sind der Abgrund der Menschheit". - Gutes Exemplar: Der Einband tadellos, innen papierbedingt gebräunt. Ganz wenige kleine Randrisse, blasse Flecken bzw. Knickspuren im unteren Eck. Der eingebundene Umschlagtitel etwas angestaubt und ungleichmäßig gebräunt.

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