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        (Erbach 1866 - 1949 Glücksburg). Dünen auf Föhr (?). Aquarell und Feder auf Papier. Um 1920. Unten links signiert. 24,5 x 34,5 cm. Unter Passepartout gerahmt.

      Otto Heinrich Engel war 1898 neben Walter Leistikow, Ludwig Dettmann, Oskar Frenzel, Curt Herrmann, Fritz Klimsch und Max Liebermann eines der Gründungsmitglieder der Berliner Secession. Zwischen 1901 und 1914 sind es zahlreiche Sommeraufenthalte auf der Nordseeinsel Föhr, die seine Bildthematik bestimmen.- Blick über weiße Dünen- und Strandlandschaft, im weiten Hintergrund ein Kirchturm.- .

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Deutsches Kolonial-Lexikon. 3 Bände.

      4to. Mit 208 s/w- u. 40 farbigen Taf., zahlr. Karten im Text u. auf 33 meist farbigen Falttaf. sowie einigen Abb. im Text. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. XXX S., 1 Bl., 776 S.; 2 Bl., 698 S.; 2 Bl., 778 S. zweispaltig gedruckt. OHldr. m. blind- u. goldgeprägt. Rücken. Farbiger Kopfschnitt. Das 1914 fertiggestellte große Projekt eines Koloniallexikons erschien erst nach dem Krieg und dem Verlust der deutschen Kolonien in erstaunlich umfangreicher und hervorragend mit Bildern und Karten ausgestatteter Form in sehr kleiner Auflage. Eine der großen Seltenheiten im Antiquariat. Von den 500 gedruckten Exemplaren gelten 400 als verschollen, Exemplare der Originalausgabe kommen im Handel so gut wie nicht vor, bei uns sogar im besseren Original-Halbledereinband vorhanden. - Tadelloses, nie gebrauchtes Ex. von bester Erhaltung, sorgfältig auf Vollständigkeit durchgesehen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        Original Art: Weeping Dachshunds

      1920. Original art. Watercolor. Approximately 16" x 15.5". Framed and glazed. Signed lower right: "Tony Sarg 20." Very slightly faded, but still a near fine, interesting and amusing watercolor of a pair of weeping wiener dogs. Sarg, born in Guatemala, and trained in Germany, married an American and moved to England. With the advent of World War One he moved to New York where he did illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post. He was probably best known as a children's book illustrator who specialized in quirky animal figures, but he was also responsible for reviving the popularity of the marionette theater in America. For a period in the 1930s, until his death in 1942, he designed the animated Christmas displays in the windows of Macy's, and designed the first hot-air balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. A pleasing little painting. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        SOUTH: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

      London: William Heinemann, 1920.. 1st Edition, 4th impression (March 1920); xxiv, 376pp, 1 colour photographic frontispiece of the "Endurance", 87 b/w photographs, 1 folding map. Dark blue cloth with silver titles and image of the Endurance. Blind stamped colophon on rear cover. Covers showing some sign of wear but still bright, Good. Rosove 308.A4. This edition has the two pages in the preliminaries listing the expedition members.

      [Bookseller: Polar Books]
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        Hansel & Grethel & Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm

      1920. In the Very Scarce Original Dust Jacket[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GRIMM, [Jakob and Wilhelm]. Hansel & Grethel & Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Constable & Co., [1920]. First separate edition (originally published in The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Illustrated by Arthur Rackham (London: 1909)). Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 1/8 inches; 250 x 180 mm.). x, [2], 159, [1] pp. Twenty mounted color plates (including frontispiece) and twenty-eight black and white drawings in the text. Title within pictorial border.Original dark blue cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge stained blue. Free endpapers slightly browned from pastedown glue. A fine copy. In the very scarce original tan paper dust jacket printed in dark blue, the front panel matching the gilt stamping on the front cover of the book and the back panel with publisher’s advertisements (jacket spine very slightly darkened)."During the immediate post-war years several old successes, notably Grimm's Fairy Tales were revived in separate new editions." (Derek Hudson, p. 119).This wonderful volume contains half of the great 1909 edition, including Hansel and Grethel; The Twelve Dancing Princesses; The Fisherman and His Wife; The Frog Prince; Rapunzel; Red Riding Hood; Tom Thumb; and Rumpelstiltskin…Latimore and Haskell, pp. 53-54. Riall p. 139.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        Die Kunst des Radierens. Ein handbuch von Hermann Struck. Vierte vermehrte und verbesserte auflage.

      Berlin, Verlag bei Paul Cassirer, 1920. Leks. 8vo. 279 s. Originalraderinger av Edvard Munch, Max Liebermann, Hermann Struck, Hans Meid, Paul Baum, og et originallitografi av Max Slevogt. Orig. dekorert kartonert bd. Ryggstripen løs.. *Originalraderingen "Landschaft" av Edvard Munch

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Chtenie odna iz obyazannostei cheloveka (Reading is one of a Person's Duties)"

      Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo 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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        Vom Wesen und Wert der Demokratie.

      Tübingen, 1920. 8vo. Cont. blue half cloth w. a bit of wear to spine and loss of gilt lettering. Internally fine. 38, (1, -advertisement) pp.. First edition, off-print, of Kelsen's book on democracy, which not only provides invaluable insight into the conception of political morality that underpins the most important legal theory of the 20th century, but which also constitutes a significant contribution to the literature on democracy as well as a fascinating contribution to the reception of democracy in modern legal and political thought. Kelsen wrote the book in the aftermath of the First World War which had brought about the advent of mass democracy in many European countries. The book is thus one of the first attempts to come to terms with this new form of organizing and exercising social power. The theory of democracy which Kelsen articulates must be understood in the light of the 19th century German theory of state. At the same time, Kelsen stands apart from this tradition by being the first to recognize that, within a democracy, the parliament is the essential political forum, whereas earlier theory of state had defined the parliament as on organ of state, not of the people, hence stripping it of political significance. The willingness with which Kelsen embraced democracy is intimately connected to his famous pure theory of law. The ethics of democracy - which Kelsen shall describe as "political relativism" - is central to his affirmation of the independence of law from political power. The book is thus an indispensable analytical tool for anyone interested in understanding the interaction of law and power in modern society

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        391. Nummer 13. Paris. Au Sans Pareil Juli 1920. 49,1 x 31,8 cm. 4 Seiten. Originalheft mit einer Maschinenzeichnng von Picabia auf dem Titel..

      Originalausgabe. Dada global 167 -- Dada Centre Pompidou 1340, mit Abbildung auf Seite 69 -- Almanacco Dada 160. Wichtige von Francis Picabia herausgegebene Dadazeitschrift, deren erste Nummern in Barcelona, dann in New York und schlieslich in Paris herausgebracht wurden. Vorliegend die Nummer 13, die anstelle einer weiteren Nummer von Cannibale veröffentlicht wurde. Mit Texten von Ribemont-Dessaignes, Tristan Tzara und Francis Picabia. Ausser der Titelzeichnung von Picabia befinden sich in dem Heft noch eine Illustration von Marcel Duchamp für ein Detail des Grossen Glases und von Man Ray "Lampshade". Durch den Versand gefaltet mit entsprechenden Faltspuren und einer aufgeklebten französischen Briefmarke. Sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        [Works]. Sense and Sensibility. Pride and Prejudice. Emma. Mansfield Park. Northanger Abbey. Persuasion. With... Introduction[s] by Austin Dobson. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson [and] Charles E. Brock.

      London: Macmillan and Co., 1920-24.. Five volumes, small 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Publisher's gilt decorated limp red morocco, a.e.g., a few very minor scuffs otherwise an excellent bright set. Brock illustrated "Pride and Prejudice", Thomson the remainder.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

      in the County of Southampton. The standard edition by E. T. Bennet. Throughly revised, with additional Notes, by James Edmund Harting. Stereotyped edition with ten letters not included in any other edition of the work. Illustrated with engravings by Thomas Bewick and others. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co. no date. (About 1920). xxii,568 pp. Contemporary full red marocco, spine in compartments richly gilt. Boards floral decoration within trippel gold lines board within gilt lines, inside dentelles. Edges on boards gilt. All edges gilt. Inner front hinge weak. (Bickers & sons Leicister square). Inscription on front free endpaper. 22 x 15 cm

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria]
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        Genius. Bilder und Aufsätze zu alter und neuer Kunst. Band 1-2.

      Mit vielen Abbildungen im Text, eingeklebte Illustrationen, und 5 Original-Litographien von Alex Archipenko, Karl Hofer, Alexander Kanoldt, Edwin Scharff und George Ehrlich, sowie 5 Originale Holzschnitte von Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Erich Heckel, Max Kaus, Frans Maserell und André Rouveyre. München, Kurt Wolff, 1920. 4°. Orginaler Leinwand-Bände. VIII + 332 + VIII + 356 Seiten. Band 1 mit ein Paar minimale Flecken am Vordeckel.. Mit schriftliche Beiträge von Döblin, Hesse, Tagore, Kafka, Hölderlin, France und viele andere.[= Genius. Zeitschrift für werdende und alte Kunst 2. und 3. Jahrgang]

      [Bookseller: Mandøes Antikvariat]
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        PINOCCHIO

      1920. 1. COLLODI,CARLO. (KIRK) PINOCCHIO. Philadelphia: Lippincott (1920). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/2"), blue & tan cloth, 234p., Fine IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX (box rubbed and sl. soiled). First edition of the DELUXE EDITION featuring 14 beautiful tipped in color plates by MARIA KIRK plus illustrations on text pages and pictorial endpapers. An enchanting version of this favorite tale, scarce in the box.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. ]
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