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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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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]

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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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        Collected Legal Papers

      Harcourt New York: Harcourt, 1920. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 rust crushed morocco, brown leather label, marbled boards. 8vo, New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1920). First Edition. Fine.

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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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        Dr. Mabuse Der Spieler [The Gambler] (First German Edition, and True First)

      Ullstein Berlin: Ullstein, 1920. First Edition. First Edition (and correct first). 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. Very Good in black paper-covered boards with green rule, illustrations and titles. Slight lean, light taps to the top corners, rubbing to the boards and edges. A presentable copy of this scarce title.

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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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        DREAMLAND

      1920. 1. NOVELTY. (DOLLS) DREAMLAND. NY: Atlantic Book & Art no date, circa 1920. Oblong folio (13 1/4 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, Fine condition. Featuring 14 pages of large full color CIRCUS AND FAIR SCENES, each page has slots into which the reader can insert a variety of interchangeable paper doll pieces. There are 50 pieces of children, toys and vehicles present in the original pictorial envelope. Illustrated in typical 20's style by GERTA RIES and printed in Germany. A stunning book, very scarce.

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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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        MY DAYS WITH THE FAIRIES

      1920. 2. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. MY DAYS WITH THE FAIRIES by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell. London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., no date [1920]. 4to (7 1/2 x 10"), red cloth with elaborate gilt pict. binding, scattered foxing on beginning pages else Fine in dust wrapper. The wrapper design duplicates the cover of the book (mild fraying and soil on rear panel of dw else VG+). An edition of Fairies I Have Met with 8 magnificent tipped - in color plates by Dulac with lettered tissue guards (tissue guards also have delicate illustrations). The stories are enchanting fantasies of fairies in far away lands that come to life through Dulac's artistry. Beautiful trade binding, rare in the dust wrapper. Hughey 15f.

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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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        Constitution and Book of Laws, Made for the Government of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, Inc., and the African Communities League., of the World.

      Pamphlet, 12mo, original printed pale blue wrappers, stapled, 40 pp. Very slight aging; near fine and an exceptional copy. Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) was one of the most influential black leaders of the early 20th century. Unlike other black leaders, Garvey felt for blacks to really gain equality they would be better off going back to Africa. He was a strong champion of black separatism, feeling it was the only way to overcome racism, he even went as far as to propose alliance with white power groups, including the Ku Klux Klan (see An Appeal to the Soul of White America...). He felt the ends of the two groups were actually very similar. In 1914 Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement and Conservation Association and African Communities League, typically referred to as the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). This organization would probably have close to 75,000 members and would be dedicated to black advancement and uplift. Garvey was inspired by the ideas of Booker T. Washington, especially the notion of black enterprise. This pamphlet presents the by-laws of Garvey's organization, and is very scarce. The OCLC locates only two copies of this printing. While this edition is supposed to follow one published in July 1918, it is not clear if that edition was published. OCLC. ANB. #100979.$1150

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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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        IN GREECE: JOURNEYS BY MOUNTAIN AND VALLEY

      Editions d'Art F. Boissonas Geneva: Éditions d'Art F. Boissonas, 1920. First English language edition. Boissonnas, Fred.. Folio, iv, 5-133 pp., with 40 full-page photogravure plates with printed tissue guards, and numerous photogravures in text. Decorative borders and devices in color, printed on handmade paper. Printed wrappers, titled in gilt, with an orange inset medallion of Pegasus on the front cover. New spine applied, modest stain on rear wrapper and faint stain to top corner Over all certainly very good, with the photogravures beautifully rendered.Fred Boissonnas (1858 - 1946) was from an influential family of photographers, initially situated in Geneva. His accomplishments in photography enabled him to travel widely and often, and from these travels he produced several books, including works on Greece and Egypt. His Greek images totaled over 7000 photographs made with large format cameras, and are inclusive of historical architectural remains, and vistas and landscapes. In the early 20th-century he founded the publishing firm of Boissonnas S.A., which produced several exquisite limited editions illustrated with hand-pulled photogravure plates, elegant design and letterpress of several color inks. In 1910 he made EN GRÈCE PAR MONTS ET PAR VAUX from his enormous archive of Greek negatives. That lavish large folio was limited to 230 numbered copies printed on handmade paper; in 1936 he also issued a second edition in a smaller folio format with a larger limitation. This is the first edition published in English, and has a limitation of 300 numbered copies.

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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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        One Man's Initiation

      George Allen and Unwin London: George, Allen and Unwin, 1920. Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition, second state. HANDWRITTEN SIGNED POSTCARD FROM AUTHOR LAID IN. This is the author';s first novel, published in London before the US edition. Based on his experience in WWI, the novel sets the stage for Dos Passos';s Three Soldiers (which brought him international attention). The laid in postcard dated 6/15/59 reads "Shall be delighted to inscribe the book if you';ll send it to me here. Have you tried the Gotham Book Mart ... or one of the big London secondhand book stores - it was published there by Allen & Unwin in 1920 (?). The only copy I have is the Philosophical Library reprint ... Cordial Regards John Dos Passos." The original envelope addressed to John S. Mayfield is also laid in. Very good in blue cloth boards with black title to spine and front board. Fading to spine although the title remains bright. Offsetting to first and last couple of pages and remnants a sticker on the rear pastedown; otherwise the interior is very clean. In very good condition. 128 pages. LIT/051011. Very Good.

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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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        UNCLE WIGGILY ORIGINAL ART: UNCLE WIGGILY'S TRICKS: TRY THIS WITH YOUR

      1920. 1. (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 "Uncle Wiggily's Tricks: Try This With Your Piano" 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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        Wilhelm Jungesbluth Hannover. Tapetenbuch - Tapestry Trade Catalog

      Wilhelm Jungesbluth Hannover: Wilhelm Jungesbluth , 1920's. First edition. Softcover. vg. Oblong folio. Unpaginated. Original string bound printed wrappers. Scarce and fascinating work being a trade catalog from the German tapestry manufacturer Wilhelm Jungesbluth, and containing 24 screen print paper samples for wallpaper, packaging or textile use. Some of them being art deco inspired. Wrappers and interior in near to fine condition.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Libros con Historia]
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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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        DADA ALMANACH IM AUFTRAG DES ZENTRALAMTS DER DEUTSCHEN DADA-BEWEGUNG

      Berlin: Erich Reiss Verlag 1920. Berlin: Erich Reiss Verlag, [1920].. 160pp. Small octavo. Pictorial wrappers. Plates. Wrappers lightly soiled and dusty, with faint coffee splash on lower wrapper, text slightly tanned (as usual), with faint rippling at edges, staples a bit rusty, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of what Hugnet denotes "the last of the important Dada publications" (Motherwell, p.152). Published shortly after the great Berlin exhibition on 5 June, contributors include the editor, Tzara, Mehring, Picabia, Ball, Soupault, Arp, Hausmann, Ribemont- Dessaignes, et al. Tzara contributed a "Chronique Zurichoise 1915 - 1919" which includes a detailed list of exhibitions, publications and events. MOTHERWELL / KARPEL 7.

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        Ruth St. Denis: Pioneerand Prophet. Being a History of Her Cycle of Oriental Dances

      Shawn, Ted. Ruth St. Denis: Pioneerand Prophet. Being a History of Her Cycle of Oriental Dances. San Francisco: Howell, 1920. Copy 194 of 350 numbered copies signed by both Shawn and St. Denis. Two volumes. Folio (13” x 10”). Volume of text and volume of 64 photo plates, each tipped to heavy paper and captioned. Original batik boards and cloth spines. Name and small stamp on flyleaf, very slight wear, else fine. Pioneer and Prophet is the best work ever done on Ruth St. Denis. The lengthy text, which is by her long-time partner Ted Shawn, provides an excel­lent history of her dance career and the development of various styles. The photographic plates collect every available image of St. Denis in performance and include those by Genthe and Baron de Meyer. Many of these photos have never been reproduced. This work is beautifully printed by John Henry Nash in the style of William Morris’ Kelmscott Press.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc. ]
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        "WHERE The WEST BEGINS". Spearfish, South Dakota. 1920 - 1923

      Spearfish, S.D.:. 1920 - 1923.. Album: 7" x 10-7/8". Leaf size: 6-3/4" x 10-3/4". 80 pp. First & last blank.. Brown leather album with 8-line poem & image of a Native American standing beside a fire with smoke rising, printed and/or painted on front. ÒSpearfish S. D.Ó printed on rear cover. Brown cord tie.. Modest binding wear. Album - Very Good. Photographs - generally. clear & sharp. Very Good [or better].. The images primarily depict students, faculty and events at the Spearfish State Normal Training School, now Black Hills State University, in Spearfish, South Dakota, as well as geologic attractions in the vicinity. Such attractions include: Lookout Mountain, Spearfish Canyon, Bridal Veil Falls, DevilÕs Tower, Crystal Cave, Ice-Box Canyon, Black Hills, and more. Also featured are the areas of Deadwood and Lead, South Dakota. These photographs were evidently taken by a core group of friends Ð mostly women Ð who took trips into these areas, primarily in the summer of 1920. The town of Spearfish, South Dakota, was surveyed / staked out in 1876, and officially incorporated in 1888. Spearfish State Normal Training School was established in 1883, listed as having had 40 students in 1884. The School was renamed Black Hills Teachers College in 1941 and then officially designated Black Hills State College in 1967, and then University in the 1989. The album's compiler is not explictly stated, but we suspect Verna Stumpf, who is featured in ~ 60 of the photographs. As supporting evidence, we note there was one Verna Stumpf listed as Chemistry teacher on staff in 1921, the time of the photographs. There are also several photographs of the chemistry laboratory in the album. One of the photographs taken in 1923, mentions a Òboss,Ó which would add further weight to the argument that the compiler of the album was on staff of the school, which Verna was by that time. Verna Stumpf is almost always identified as ÒV. StumpfÓ when pictured. As the handwriting differs from that of the captions, and it would seem unlikely Verna herself would have written her own name underneath the relevant photographs, so we presume this was done later. This photograph album a wonderful primary source, offering a unique visual documentary glimpse into the early years of the University & surrounding western South Dakota. . 257 b/w images, size ranging from 2 x 1-1/2" to 6-1/2" x 8-1/2", with the majority either 2-1/2" x 4-1/2" or 3-1/2" x 2-1/2". Many are captioned in white pencil, albeit in 2 different hands.

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        Love Among the Chickens

      London: George Newnes In the soft covers with title in yellow on a red background, image of 3 persons in a farmyard checking out the chickens! Not dated but the dedication to W Towned is dated 1920. 6D edition. 128 pp, NO ink names or other such personal dedications, most pages lightly browned as is normal with the cheap paper. (have been told that this is probably the Second Reset Newnes paperback edition? of 1932) An excellent copy of a very scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        The Lafayette Flying Corps (2 volumes)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1920. 1st printing. Good/no dust jackets, light rubbing to head/tails of spines, stain to top 1 inch front cover of volume 2, spines faded, interiors clean/tight. xii. 361 p., xx, 514 p., color frontis, photos, color illus, small 4to blue cloth;

      [Bookseller: Barbarossa Books Ltd.]
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        Oh, You Tex!

      Houghton Mifflin Company Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1920. First. First edition. Small bookplate on the front pastedown, else fine in a very good plus dustwrapper with some very small nicks and tears. Jack Roberts, Texas Ranger, in the days of the Civil War. .

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