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        Souvenirs entomologiques. Études sur l'instinct et les moeurs des insectes. (Première-Dixième series). Édition définitive illustrée.

      Paris, Delagrave, 1920-1924. Ten volumes in ten [and an 11th volume, titled "Sa Vie"]. Large 8vo (24.3 x 16.2 cm). Over 4,000 pages. Numerous plates and fine text engravings. Later half tree calf over marbled boards. Spines with five slightly raised bands; compartments rich gilt with entomological vignettes, and red morocco labels with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edge red.l The definitive Jean Henri Fabre (1823-1915) and his major work, in fine bindings. "Fabre was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Much of his enduring popularity is due to his marvelous teaching ability and his manner of writing about the lives of insects in biographical form, which he preferred to a clinically detached, journalistic mode of recording. In doing so he combined what he called 'my passion for scientific truth with keen observations and an engaging, colloquial style of writing'... His Souvenirs Entomologiques is a series of texts on insects and arachnids. He influenced the later writings of Charles Darwin, who called Fabre 'an inimitable observer'. Fabre, however, was a Christian who remained sceptical about Darwin's theory of evolution, as he always held back from all theories and systems. His special force was exact and detailed observation, field research, always avoiding general conclusions from his observations, which he considered premature" (Wikipedia). Added, in a near-matching binding (only the spine bands are slightly more pronounced, and the compartments plain) "La vie de J.-H. Fabre. Naturaliste. Suivie du répertoire général analytique des Souvenirs Entomologiques par le Dr. G.-V. Legros". This work, published in 1924, also by Delagrave, has a preface by Fabre himself, and his portrait. It was published by the Delagrave in the same year as the last volume of the "Souvenirs", and is bound with the original pictorial wrappers included. It contains xv + 439 pp., and 16 tissue-guarded, mostly photographic plates. Uncut. Fore edges somewhat spotted, otherwise clean. A very nice ensemble in excellent condition. More information about the "Souvenirs" can be found on https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvenirs_entomologiques. Horn-Schenkling II(2), pp. 1-2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Souvenirs entomologiques Etudes sur l'instinct et les moeurs des insectes Edition definitive illustrée

      Paris: Librairie Delagrave. 1920-5. Hardcover. In ten volumes. Contemporary tan half mottled calf over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, decorated in gold and with butterfly motifs, red morocco labels lettered in gold. Marbled endpapers, top edges stained red, silk bookmarks. A touch of foxing to fore edge else a bright, near fine set. In the French language. .

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        CUISINE ET CHASSE de Bourgogne et d’ailleurs Assaisonnées d’Humour et de Commentaires

      1920. broché. D'OccasionétatCorrect. Société d’Editions artistiques de tourisme et de sport, Paris, 1920. Petit in/4 broché, couverture imprimée et illustrée d’une petite vignette, gravures, eaux-fortes, vignettes contrecollées , illustrations in-texte, lettrines historiées, 337 p., 1ère édition. Envoi et courrier d’accompagnement de l’auteur. Un des 550 exemplaire sur vélin d’arches numéroté. Petites taches claires sur la couverture. Ouvrage dédié aux Femmes Françaises, aux Disciples de Saint Hubert, aux Touristes, aux Bibliophiles : nombreux sont donc les heureux lecteurs de ce bel ouvrage, alliant une illustration belle et variée aux savoureuses recettes et textes élaborés avec la collaboration de : Hugues Le Roux, Cunisset Carnot, Georges Tausend, ... Bien complet de son eau-forte sur la bécasse.

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        Cinquante Dessins

      1920. First Edition . Signed. MATISSE, Henri. Cinquante Dessins. Paris: Les Soins de l'Artiste, 1920. Quarto, period-style full dark red morocco, elaborately gilt decorated spine and boards, raised bands, marbled endpapers, each leaf mounted onto linen hinge, original printed paper wrappers bound in. $13,500.First edition, number 236 of only 1000 copies with a lovely original etching by Matisse of a woman’s face, entitled “Mlle. M. M,” signed by him. Presentation copy from Matisse's youngest son, Pierre, and his first wife Alexina ""Teeny"" Sattler, inscribed on a front flyleaf, ""For Dr. Bartlett from Pierre and Teeny Matisse."" Beautifully bound.Matisse himself edited and printed this lovely suite of 50 photo-lithographic reproductions of his drawings of women to accompany a 1920 exhibition of his work. ""Daily painting sessions alternated with hours on end devoted to drawing, a corrective Matisse would use from now on whenever he felt his work was in danger of losing its balance between color and feeling on the one hand, and line and form on the other… He returned over and over again to a lace collar, drawing it first in minute detail until he had got it by heart and could translated it at will with two swift lines 'into an ornament, an arabesque, without losing the character of lace, and of that particular lace'… Matisse was evolving methods he would use for the rest of his life. He published fifty of these drawings in a portfolio called Cinquante Dessins to coincide with his exhibition at Bernheim-Jeune in 1920. A surge of renewed energy pulses between the lines of the letters he wrote home as he drew them"" (Spurling, Matisse the Master, 225-26). Matisse's youngest son Pierre, who has inscribed and presented this copy, was born in 1900. He exhibited an early interest in the art market, and as a young man took a job at the Galerie Barbazanges-Hodebert in Paris. In 1924, he came to New York, where he began a distinguished career of 65 years as an art dealer. He married Alexina ""Teeny"" Sattler in 1929; they separated in 1949. Preface by Charles Vildrac. Text in French. Duthuit 68. Ink gift inscription.A fine signed copy, scarce and desirable.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Cinquante Dessins par Henri Matisse

      Paris: The Author Matisse, 1920. First. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, WITH SIGNED MATISSE ETCHING. MAX WEBER'S COPY. AN OUTSTANDING ASSOCIATION COPY: Max Weber's copy, with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper. Max Weber, the great Russian-American Cubist painter, studied under Matisse in Paris. Matisse "interested him especially. So much so that… he helped to form with the Bavarian Hans Purrmann a small class to study under Matisse." Matisse's teaching and work would heavily influence the young Weber: "No American prior to 1913 had so effectively absorbed the insights of Picasso and Matisse." (Max Weber, Retrospective Exhibition; Scott and Rutkoff, New York Modern.) Additionally signed on the limitation page by Matisse's son, the art dealer Pierre Matisse. With 50 full-page plates of Matisse's drawings of women, in addition to the frontispiece etching of Matisse's daughter ("Mlle. M.M") on chine collé and signed in ink by Matisse below the image. Produced to coincide with Matisse's exhibition of the drawings at Bernheim-Jeune in 1920. One of 1000 copies issued, although in most extant copies the frontispiece has now been removed. With preface by Charles Vildrac. Paris: (The Author), 1920. Quarto, original wrappers; custom box. Spine perished and reinforced at an early time. General wear to wrappers. Text block split and loose. Plates exceptionally clean. Note: Without the rare dust jacket issued in some copies in Pierre Matisse's possession. Housed in stunning custom box by celebrated book artist Sjoerd Hofstra. A beautiful book with an important association.

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        Cinquante Dessins

      1920. MATISSE, Henri. Cinquante Dessins par Henri Matisse. With preface by Charles Vildrac. 50 full-page reproductions and an original hors-texte etching entitled "Mlle. M.M.," signed by Henri Matisse in ink, printed on Chine. 4to., original wrappers, and illustrated dustwrapper. Paris: (the author), 1920.

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        ALBUM PHOTO ) TRAITE DE VERSAILLES : ( ALLEMAGNE DANEMARK ) PLEBISCITES DU SCHLESWIG , FEVRIER et MARS 1920 .

      - LE GOUVERNEMENT de la COMMISSION INTERNATIONALE SLESVIG ( SCHLESWIG) , LE PLEBISCITE ( 10/2 1920 I Zone, 14/3 1920 II Zone) ET LA REUNION DE Ie ZONE AVEC LE DANEMARK, Album format 240x320mm, 46 photos originales grand format 165x225mm, tirage argentique, tampon / Cachet du photographe au dos de chaque photo : HOLGER DAMGAARD Pressfotograf ( 28 photos), THV LARSEN Fotograf Berlingske Tidende ( 7 photos) et ENERET A. MICHELSEN ( 11 photos), légendes manuscrites au bas de toutes les photographies, bel album en parfait état.Suite au Traité de Versailles, il fût accordé au Danois, un plébiscite pour le rattachement du Schleswig-Holstein au Danemark, pour le bon déroulement du plébiscite un gouvernement de La Commission Internationale du Sleswig fût nommé ( avec Paul CLAUDEL , Sir Charles Marling, M. von Sydow et M. Heptye) et des troupes militaires, le 22e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins , françaises et anglaises.

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        BASEBALL FILM - Early film reel in three parts depicting Babe Ruth and the Yankees, submarine pitcher Carl Mays, and more.

      New York: Pathe Newreel, 1920 Film reel in three parts: the first a 1921 Pathe Newsreel of the Cleveland Indians hosting the New York Yankees, likely August, 1920, with Babe Ruth predominantly featured (this section likely a later print, perhaps 1930s); the second section likely a "positive master" (per Cinelab Inc.) of other baseball reportage, including footage of Carl Mays (see note); the third section an undated colorized cartoon of Ruth at the bat. The three sections spliced together at an early point, with modern leaders, in can and spool, sold with thumb drives containing a digitization of the film. Some wear to film perforations, film in generally sound condition, recently scanned to digital by Cinelab of Boston and with digital copies as noted. The first section of this amusing newsreel shows the Cleveland Indians hosting the New York Yankees likely during August of the 1920 season. The preoccupation of much of the footage is on Babe Ruth, his contract recently purchased from Boston, appearing here in his Yankee uniform during his first season with the team. The reel opens with the text "The sporting question of the hour. Did Babe Ruth get another [homerun] today?" and continues to show much pre-game activity including Ruth warming up his arm, at batting practice and later at the plate during the game. Also shown is Bob Muesel, Wally Pipp, Ping Bodie and Del Pratt who was traded at end of the 1920 season helping to date the footage. This section also contains rare slow motion footage of Carl Mays "the last of the underhand pitchers" who infamously killed beloved Cleveland shortstop Ray Chapman on August 16th, 1920 (during a Yankees home stand against the Indians just weeks later) and, while it is difficult to be certain, Chapman may be visible here in the sequence of the Indians dugout just before the rain delay. The second portion of the film, possibly a "positive master" print (with strong tones and contrast) shows New York Giants manager John McGraw instructing pitchers in practice, most notably Carl Mays who joined the team for one season only in 1929 (his last in the majors). Mays is shown throwing in his characteristic submarine style and is also interviewed with McGraw gripping the ball for this dangerous pitch. Combined, this footage of Carl Mays' whipping underhand delivery is a haunting reminder of the dangers of the game, and suggests that the focus of this compilation is equally on Mays as it is on Ruth. / Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        The Gathering of the Forces . . . Editorials, Essays, Literary and Dramatic Reviews and Other Material Written by Walt Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1846 and 1847. Edited by Cleveland Rodgers and John Black

      New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1920, 1920. First edition, one of 1250 sets. Myerson A23.1.a; BAL 21464. Fine copies in the original printed dust jackets (a little chipped and worn, with a piece missing from the spine on volume 1).. 2 vols, 8vo, gray paper boards, brown leather labels, gilt lettering, untrimmed. Two frontis portraits, six plates and one folding facsimile. A fascinating collection of Whitman the journalist and editorial writer.

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        Konvolut von 37 Gummidrucken, vorwiegend Landschaftsaufnahmen, davon 15 doppelt.

      Steyr, um 1920-1930 (?). Original Fotografie. vers. Bildformate, meist 14,5 x 22,1 cm. Unten rechts monogrammiert mit \"D\". Versand D: 7,00 EUR Foto

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        The Rescue

      London & Toronto: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1920. A Romance of the Shallows. Octavo (189 × 125 mm). Finely bound by Asprey in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Spine just a touch faded, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. A handsome copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Rescue A Romance of the Shallows.

      London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1920 - London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1920, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Original green cloth, it follows the American edition, but includes revisions not found in that edition, back jacket panel includes advertisements for other works by Conrad, Cagle A49b, Keating 133. Bit of age, else very nearly fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        The Rescue

      London: Dent, 1920. First. hardcover. fine. A Romance of the Shallows. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 green morocco, gilt spine. London: Dent, 1920. First Edition. First English edition. Fine.

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        The Rescue A Romance of the Shallows

      first edition. London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1920, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Original green cloth, it follows the American edition, but includes revisions not found in that edition, back jacket panel includes advertisements for other works by Conrad, Cagle A49b, Keating 133. Bit of age, else very nearly fine.

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        Photo album: 79 black and white snapshots of Yellowstone Park; Alert Bay, Alaska, including Indians, Totems, a Fish Cannery; Douglas, Alaska: White Pass R.R., Boundary between Alaska and British Columbia; Mt. Rainier

      , 1920. 1920. 1 vols. Oblong 4to. Black cloth photo album. 1 vols. Oblong 4to.

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        RAGGEDY ANDY STORIES

      GRUELLE, JOHNNY. GRUELLE,JOHNNY. RAGGEDY ANDY STORIES. Chicago: Volland (1920, 87th ed.). 8vo, pict. bds, FINE IN PUBLISHERS PICTORIAL BOX WITH PICTORIAL AD LAID IN (box very slightly worn). A VOLLAND HAPPY CHILDREN BOOK illus. by Gruelle with pictorial endpapers and many sharply reproduced color illustrations throughout the text. Nice copy.

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        Firmamento. Con una spiegazione di F. T. Marinetti sulle Parole in libertà

      Edizioni Futuriste di "Poesia" (A. Taveggia), 1920. In-8° (220x160mm), pp. 105, (7), brossura editoriale con titolo e illustrazione in azzurro con stelle sparse a seminato. Numerose composizioni parolibere n.t. Ottima copia entro velina. Pima edizione. Salaris, Bibliografia del Futurismo, 55. Salaris, Storia del Futurismo, p. 108. Cammarota, 319.5. Italiano

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        Der Spielfilm : AnsŠtze zu einer Dramaturgie des Films

      Berlin, H.H. Richter, 1920 - Softcover, 125 p. ; 18 cm. Very good, with only some slight foxing on wrappers. First edition. Text in German. One of the most important and influential books on avant-garde filmmaking in the early 20th century by painter and cineast Hans Richter. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Small Archive of Material fro, the Kleiber Motor Company.

      1920-1930s., San Francisco: 1920 - Assorted ephemera, including two illustrated brochures and price lists for Kleiber cars (1920s), ink blotter 9used) with advertisement for Kleiber cars, two printed notices to shareholders for 1931, abbreviated annual financial statement for December 31, 1930, and a proxy voting form and stamp return envelop. Some creasing from mailing, normal aging, some light wear; otherwise very good. After serving as a distributor for Gramm trucks in the early 1900s, Paul Kleiber founded the Kleiber Motor Truck Company in 1913. He did well with the truck business, he entered the automobile business, and between 1924-1929 produced a small number of cars, which were sold mostly on the Pacific Coast. he didn't have a wide selection of cars, but they had good quality, and will billed as "Aristocratic in Appearance." However, the company never recuperated from the stock market crash of 1929, and appears to have abandoned car making around that time. Kleiber did continue to make trucks until 1937. american-automobiles website.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Danzig 1873 - 1942 Frankfurt). Sylter Dünen. Pastellkreide auf Pappe, um 1920. Rechts unten signiert. 36 x 62 cm. Gerahmt.

      1920 - Blick auf typische Sylter Dünen, links die Nordsee.- Einige Braunfleckchen, einige kleine Randläsionen.- Auf der Rahmenrückwand von fremder Hand bezeichnet.- Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The Drawings of Ruby Lind, 1887 - 1919.

      London: Cecil Palmer, 1920. A beautifully produced book illustrating the work of Ruby Lindsay (1887-1919), sister of Norman, Lionel and Percy, all gifted artists. Although she died at a very young age as the wife of cartoonist, Mr. Will Dyson, her art is still highly collected and this is a fine example of her memorial volume. First edition bound in original papered boards with buckram spine, gilt, 230mm x 290mm, 52 pages, photographic frontis tipped-in, 20 full-page illustrations including 3 in colour and 6 sketches printed on card; a fine copy.

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        Der Krieg in der Nordsee. Fünf Bände in sechs. Bearbeitet von Korvettenkapitän O. Groos. Erster Band: Von Kriegsbeginn bis Anfang September 1914. XV (I), 293 (1) Seiten mit 60 Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen; Zweiter Band: Von Anfang September bis November 1914. XIV, 340 Seiten mit 38 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen; Dritter Band: Von Ende November 1914 bis Anfang Februar 1915. XIII (I), 300 Seiten mit 30 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen; Vierter Band: Von Anfang Februar bis Ende Dezember 1915. XV (I), 442 Seiten mit 46 Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen, 1 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen; Fünfter Band: Von Januar bis Juni 1916. Text- und Kartenband. XX, 568 Seiten, mit 81 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen im Text und im Kartenband.

      Berlin: Verlag von E. S. Mittler & Sohn, 1920 bis 1925.. (Der Krieg zur See 1914 - 1918 Herausgegeben vom Marine-Archiv. Verantwortlicher Leiter: E. v. Mantey 24,5 x 17,5 cm, illustrierte Original-Halbleinenbände mit Deckel- und Rückentiteln, Kopffarbschnitt. Vollständige Folge (mit sämtlichen Kartenbeilagen) der ersten fünf Bände (von sieben) des \'Krieges in der Nordsee\", der sechste Band erschien 1937, der siebente dann erst 1965. Die Karten der Bände 1 - 4 in einer Hinterdeckeltasche, die des 5. Bandes in extra Kartenband. * * * Rücken der Bände 1 und 2 durch Feuchtigkeitseinwirkung verblasst, sonst ordentlich erhaltene gut brauchbare Reihe. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Krieg Nordsee 1914 1915 1916 Marine Seemacht Seeschlachten 1. weltkrieg

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        Estudios Constitucionales, 4 Volumes, Complete Set

      1920. Critical Study of Bolivia's Constitution Carrasco, Jose [1862-1921]. Estudios Constitucionales. La Paz: Gonzalez & Medina, 1920. Four volumes. Printed wrappers bound into contemporary quarter cloth over marbled boards. Moderate shelfwear and soiling, dampstaining to rear board and rear section of text block of Volume 2, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, stamps to versos of title pages. A nice set. $500. * Only edition. An authoritative study of Bolivia's constitution of 1880, which was replaced in 1938. (Bolivia's current constitution was adopted in 1967.) Volume I: Garantias y Derechos, Poder Legislativo (Primera Parte), Volume II: Poder Legislativo (Segundo Parte), Volume III: Poder Ejectivo, Volume IV. Poder Judicial, Apendice: Constitucion Politica. OCLC locates 9 copies in North American law libraries.

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        This Side of Paradise.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1920.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.305. Elegantly hand-bound in full dark green oasis morocco leather, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, decrative centre tool, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, original cover bound in. Internally fine, exterior unmarked. A clean copy in attractive recent binding. The Jazz-age author's second novel; Amory Blaine, intent on rebelling against his staid, Midwestern upbringing, longs to acquire the patina of Eastern sophistication. In his quest for sexual and intellectual enlightenment, he progresses through a series of relationships, until he is cast out into the real world.

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        Demian. Die Geschichte einer Jugend von Emil Sinclair.

      Berlin, Fischer, 1920.. Oktav, illustr. Org.-Pappband, 256 S., der Rücken teils aufgeplatzt, der Einband gebräunt und berieben, Vorsatzblatt fehlt, sonst ein ordentliches Exemplar. 4.-8. Auflage.

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        Brehms Tierleben: Vögel. 6 Bände in 4 Büchern. Band 1: Vögel im allgemeinen – Papageien, Leichtschnäbler I; Band 2: Leichtschnäbler II, Kolibris – Spechtvögel; Band 3.: Raubvögel.; Band 4: Raubvögel II. Sperlingsvögel I; Band 5: Sperlingsvögel II; Band 6: Sperlingsvögel: Fortsetzung und Schluß.

      Wien, Hamburg u. Budapest, Gutenberg-Verlag, o. J. (ca. 1920).. Kl. Oktav, goldgeprägte Org-Ganzleinenbände, 328 S., 1 Bl.; 398 S.; 382 S.; 369 (+ 1) S., 1 Bl., mit diversen eingeschalteten farbigen und s/w Tafeln, private Namenseintragungen auf den Vorsatzblättern, die Einbände leichter berieben, sonst gute Exemplare.. [Bibliothek der Naturwissenschaften: Brehms Tierleben, Vögel I-IV]. - Die Reihe der Vögel aus dem Gesamtwerk Band 12-17. Band 1 fängt in der Mitte des Buches ab S. 102 an, die ersten Seiten enthalten: Band 11 der Tierlebenausgabe: Sirenen und Wale !

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        Acquafortisti Italiani.,Bologna,1920

      Bologna, 1920; 3 voll., br., pp. 34, 457 tavv. b/n num. f.t. italiano

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        Acquafortisti Italiani.

      1920 - Bologna, 1920; 3 voll., br., pp. 34, 457 tavv. b/n num. f.t. L'opera è cosi' composta: - Vol. I, pp. (22), con una racccolta di 125 tavv. di 30 artisti del Novecento (Baglioni, Bartolini, Boglione, Brugnoli, Carbonati, Casanova, Croatto, ecc.) Rriproduzione di 32 incisioni di 20 artisti dell'800 (Bianchi, Conconi, Fattori, Fontanesi, Piccinni, Rayper, Signorini, ecc,). Vol. II: pp. (6), con la riproduz. di 160 incisioni di 45 artisti (Bucci, Casanova, D'Achiardi, Disertori, Fagiuoli, Ferro, Fegarotti, Forghieri, Galetti, Giorgi, Gorni, Graziosi, Grondona, Guaccimanni, Lipinsky, Mainini, Maselli, Mentessi, ecc.). Vol. III: pp. (6), con la riproduz. di 172 incisioni di 52 artisti (Mauroner, Mazzoni-Zarini, Melis-Marini, Papalia, Passauro, Petrucci, Pietra, Roeder, Rossini, Ulvi Liegi, Vatteroni, Vitalini, Viviani, Lega, Soffici, ecc.). Quadro ampio e preciso della incisione italiana su rame e su zinco, a morsura e a bulino, con particolare riferimento ai moderni, senza dimenticare alcuni maestri dell'Ottocento. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LE NEO-PLASTICISME.

      Editions de l'Effort Modern, Léonce Rosenberg,, Paris 1920 - 17x24.3. 14pp. Rústica. Carpeta protectora y estuche en tela moderna. NEO-PLASTICISME término creado por Piet Mondrian. En 1917 empezó a usar el término holandés Nieuwe Beelding, y utilizó por primera vez el término en esta publicación. Fue generalizándose su uso como término que describía las teorías de arte de Mondrian y su estilo pictórico en que una cuadrícula, delimitada con líneas negras, estaba rellena con bloques de colores primarios. NEO-PLASTICISME term coined by Piet Mondrian. In 1917 Mondrian began using the Dutch term Nieuwe Beelding, meaning something like ‘new forming’, and he first used the term in this book. It gained currency as a descriptive term applied to Mondrian’s theories of art and to his style of painting, in which a grid, delineated by black lines, was filled with blocks of primary colour. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dr. Ing. Otto Schubert Architekt

      Lima-Verlag, Charlottenburg 1920 - Quarto. (4) 32 (4)pp., 4 plates. Original gray wraps with black ruling and lettering on cover. Foreword by the famous art collector Cornelius Gurlitt elaborating on the stylish designs by Otto Schubert. Illustrated with impressive b/w photographs of Schubert's luxurious designs in Dresden with numerous captioned architectural drawings, including the City Hall and the Andreas Church. Contains four full page photogravures of the villas of Prof. Dr. Singer, Dr. jur. et Phil Stegmann, the group of buildings for the Dresden Association for Small Apartments, and the side entrance of the Villa Müller. The first and last four pages with printed advertisements on newsprint paper for local businesses. Illustrated ads at front and rear of Dresden architects and applied arts. Text in German. Wraps with light wear and sunning along edges. Newsprint slightly age toned. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tapijten en karpetten. [Rugs and carpets].

      [The Netherlands], Déwiho, ca. 1920. Folio (54.3 x 29.5 cm) 22 leaves with gilt text and multiple full colour prints tipped in. In original Art Deco binding with full colour printed drawing of a long haired goat mounted on the front board.l A very rare Dutch language trade catalogue with numerous rugs and carpets in many sizes, designs, and colours. Many are of a "modern" or "exotic" design in Art Deco or related styles. Others are of classical oriental design. The firm's name, DÉWIHO (logo: DéwihO Dessins) suggests an acronym, perhaps based on an abbreviation of the surnames of perhaps three founders or owners. The sumptuous catalogue, which includes photos of large factories, suggests a major firm, most probably in the Netherlands. However, we could find no trace of a carpet manufacturer with this name anywhere on the internet. The Textielmuseum (Textile Museum) in Enschede, however, lists Déwiho as publisher of several sample catalogues for the Amsterdam textile and furniture wholesale firm J. P. Wyers (active from 1797 to 2005), published between 1915-1935, as well as from the early 1960's. Perhaps Déwiho was the in-house printer/advertising department of J. P. Wyers. Some rubbing to the portfolio; a few leaves with cuts; one design actually removed, one not tipped in. In all, a very good copy of this rare, grand catalogue.

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        Souvenirs entomologiques. Études sur l'instinct et les moeurs des insectes. (Première-Dixième series). Édition définitive illustrée.

      Paris, Delagrave, 1920-1924. Ten volumes in ten [and an 11th volume, titled "Sa Vie"]. Large 8vo (24.3 x 16.2 cm). Over 4,000 pages. Numerous plates and fine text engravings. Later half tree calf over marbled boards. Spines with five slightly raised bands; compartments rich gilt with entomological vignettes, and red morocco labels with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edge red.l The definitive Jean Henri Fabre (1823-1915) and his major work, in fine bindings. "Fabre was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Much of his enduring popularity is due to his marvelous teaching ability and his manner of writing about the lives of insects in biographical form, which he preferred to a clinically detached, journalistic mode of recording. In doing so he combined what he called 'my passion for scientific truth with keen observations and an engaging, colloquial style of writing'... His Souvenirs Entomologiques is a series of texts on insects and arachnids. He influenced the later writings of Charles Darwin, who called Fabre 'an inimitable observer'. Fabre, however, was a Christian who remained sceptical about Darwin's theory of evolution, as he always held back from all theories and systems. His special force was exact and detailed observation, field research, always avoiding general conclusions from his observations, which he considered premature" (Wikipedia). Added, in a near-matching binding (only the spine bands are slightly more pronounced, and the compartments plain) "La vie de J.-H. Fabre. Naturaliste. Suivie du répertoire général analytique des Souvenirs Entomologiques par le Dr. G.-V. Legros". This work, published in 1924, also by Delagrave, has a preface by Fabre himself, and his portrait. It was published by the Delagrave in the same year as the last volume of the "Souvenirs", and is bound with the original pictorial wrappers included. It contains xv + 439 pp., and 16 tissue-guarded, mostly photographic plates. Uncut. Fore edges somewhat spotted, otherwise clean. A very nice ensemble in excellent condition. More information about the "Souvenirs" can be found on https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Souvenirs_entomologiques. Horn-Schenkling II(2), pp. 1-2.

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        La Guirlande des mois. Cinquičme année 1921.

      Paris, J. Meynial, [1920]. . Letzter von nur fünf Jahrgängen des zierlichen Almanachs, der von 1916 bis 1920 herausgegeben wurde. Die Ausstattung stammte von einem der bedeutendsten französischen Illustratoren des Art Nouveau, Georges Barbier (1882-1932), der auch für bedeutende Modehäuser wie Lanvin sowie für Cartier tätig war und u.a. durch seine Bühnenkostüme für die Ballets Russes berühmt wurde. Die Texte sind von René Boylesve, Albert Flament, Gérard d'Houville, René Bizet, George Barbier. Gedruckt auf dickem Velin d'Arches. - Schuber gebräunt u. etwas bestoßen, Bindung vorn minimal angelockert. - Sehr schönes, gepflegtes Exemplar

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        La jeune fille verte

      - Emile-Paul frères, Paris 1920, 18,5x20cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edizione del volume una delle 30 copie numerate sul Giappone francese .. La nostra copia viene presentato in una camicia in bottiglia mezza Marocco, scolorito indietro con cinque nervi, data coda piatti carta marmorizzata dorati, il caso essendo delimitata del Marocco e anche ricoperto la stessa carta marmorizzata. copia rara e bella con tutti i margini. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale en volume, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon français. Notre exemplaire est présenté sous une chemise en demi maroquin bouteille, dos décoloré à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, ex-libris encollé sur un contrepla, l'étui étant bordé du même maroquin et recouvert du même papier marbré. Rare et bel exemplaire à toutes marges.

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        La Guirlande des mois. Cinquième année 1921.

      Paris J Meynial [] 1920 - 2 Bl., 137 S. Mit farb. Titelvign., Kalendarium, einigen Textillustr., Zwischentiteln sowie figürlichen Rahmen (um die Notizblätter) in rotbraunem Druck sowie 6 handkolor. Taf. (Pochoirkolorit) in kräftigen Farben. 12 cm. Weiße Orig.-Seide m. illustr. Vorsätzen, schwarz-goldener Einbandillustr., dreiseit. Goldschnitt, illustr. Orig.-SU u. farbig illustr. OKart.-Schuber. Letzter von nur fünf Jahrgängen des zierlichen Almanachs, der von 1916 bis 1920 herausgegeben wurde. Die Ausstattung stammte von einem der bedeutendsten französischen Illustratoren des Art Nouveau, Georges Barbier (1882-1932), der auch für bedeutende Modehäuser wie Lanvin sowie für Cartier tätig war und u.a. durch seine Bühnenkostüme für die Ballets Russes berühmt wurde. Die Texte sind von René Boylesve, Albert Flament, Gérard d'Houville, René Bizet, George Barbier. Gedruckt auf dickem Velin d'Arches. - Schuber gebräunt u. etwas bestoßen, Bindung vorn minimal angelockert. - Sehr schönes, gepflegtes Exemplar

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        Simplicissimus. Begründet von Albert Langen und Th. Th. Heine. XXV. Jahrgang. 2 Bände. April 1920 - März 1921.

      München, 1920 - 1921. Mit vielen teils farbigen Abbildungen. VI, 352 S.; VI, SS. 353-700. Illustr. OLwd. mit farbiger Deckelillustration (Bulldogge) von Th. Th. Heine. Folio. Die Münchner satirische Zeitschrift hatte nach ihrer unrühmlichen Parteinahme im Ersten Weltkrieg und durch den veränderten Geschmack des Publikums in den 1920er Jahren mit niedrigeren Auflagen zu kämpfen. - Berieben. Blöcke im vorderen Gelenk jeweils leicht angebrochen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        THE KINGDOM OF THE PEARL

      Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd., 1920. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Dulac, Edmund. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Limited edition of 675 copies. White cloth spine, gilt title and decoration. Black decorated boards. Illustrated endpapers. 10 tipped-in colour plates, tissue guards. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 150 pages. 11.75 x 9". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine slightly grubby, a few small scratch marks to covers. Front joint (between endpaper and half-title) is cracked. Tissue-guards are browned. There is light foxing to the contents. This is copy no. 27. [R]

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        En Chine [Manuscript].

      - Original manuscript, 1920-[1921]. Handwritten on 516 large (31.0 x 21.0 cm), numbered leaves. Preserved in a modern cloth-covered clamshell box (35.5 x 27.0 x 8.5 cm).l Manuscript by the controversial French poet, writer, and politician Abel Jean Désiré Bonnard (1883-1968), member of the Académie Française, and writer of more than 15 works; both fiction and non-fiction. This manuscript deals with his travels to China, published in two volumes as "Notes de voyage: En Chine (1920-1921)" (Paris, Artheme Fayard, 1924). The manuscript was dedicated "à ma mère, parce qu elle me dit que cela lui fait plaisir, et que je voudrais lui faire tous les plaisirs possibles" [to my mother, because she told me that it made her happy, and I would do everything to make her happy], and dated juin [June] 1920. In other words, the dedication was written during his voyage. Sections of the manuscript deal, for instance, with Pekin (Beijing), le Yang-tsé, Chinese villages, Hong-Kong, and the return voyage. Later in his life, Bonnard moved politically to the extreme right. During WWII he became a minister in Pétain's Vichy government: "Bonnard was one of only a few members expelled from the Académie Française after World War II for collaboration with Germany. Bonnard was condemned in absentia to death during the épuration légale period for wartime activities. However, Francisco Franco granted him political asylum in Spain. In 1960, he returned to France to face retrial for his crimes. He received a symbolic sentence of 10 years banishment to be counted from 1945, but dissatisfied with the verdict of guilty, he chose to return to Spain where he lived out the remainder of his life" (Wikipedia). His book "Les modérés", first published in 1936 has recently [2013] been republished. The manuscript contains many additions and corrections by the author. Added: a few old journal clippings related to the author. A few leaves a bit frayed and chipped at the outer margins, otherwise very good, and very readable. A unique item. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        VÅRT VACKRA STOCKHOLM; UTGIVET TILL FÖRMAN FÖR DANIEL FALLSTRÖM-FONDEN

      (Stockholm: Bröderna Lagerström Boktryckare, 1920. First edition. 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. Previous owner's neat bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. 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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        Collected Poems (complete in three volumes)

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1920. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. NAP indicates first edition. These three volumes are clean, tight and square with sharp corners. Each has a small signature (marion greene) and a very small seller's paste down (Old Corner Bookstore, Boston) on the front free end paper; otherwise they are unmarked. The spine covers are lightly rubbed and darkened and that on volume two is chipped at the top. The boards are covered in green cloth with gold titles on the spine (rubbed) and front where there is also a small, torch bearing Belaraphon, on Pegasus stamped in gilt. they have some very light rubbing at the edges. Volume 1 has 428 pages, volume 2 has 451 pages and volume 3 has 315 pages.

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        An official guide to eastern Asia. Trans-continental connections between Europe & Asia. Vol. V. East Indies including Philippine Islands, French Indo-China, Siam, Malay Peninsula and Dutch East Indies. Prepared by the Department of Railways.

      Tokyo Japan 1920.. 2nd ed. kl.-8°. XXX, 519 S. Mit 26 meist gefalt. farb. Karten u. Plänen. OLn. Hs. Widm. am flieg. Vors. In tadellosem Zustand.

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        La beccaccia. Nuova edizione a cura di Antonio Stoppani. Con illustrazioni fuori testo appositamente eseguite dal pittore M. Norfini ed unÕappendice sul fucile pi adatto di A. Manaresi.

      Milano, Casa editrice del ÒCacciatore ItalianoÓ, 1920, 16mo brossura cop. con titolo in rosso, pp. 72 con 4 tav. f.t. di M. Norfini. Ceresoli, 125. Pi che un libro, questo  un mito, un miraggio. TERZA COPIA IN 40 ANNI.

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        Creative Effort. An Essay in Affirmation.

      Sydney: Art in Australia, 1920. A beautiful copy of Lindsay's famous work covering the meaning of life and art, drawing on philosophical concepts. Signed on front endpaper by Lindsay with a full page original etching tipped in. Edition limited to 120 copies, bound in original paper boards with cloth spine, 145mm x 228mm, 296 pages, original signed etching tipped-in; a fine copy.

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