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        The general stud book, containing pedigrees of race horses, &c &c from the earliest accounts to the year 1920 inclusive. Vol. 1-24: Vol. 1 (4th ed.1858), vol. 2 (3rd ed. 1869), vol. 3 (3rd ed. 1855), vol. 4 (3rd ed. 1876, vol. 5 (2nd ed. 1866), vol. 6 (2nd ed. 1857), vol. 7 (2nd ed. 1873) and vols. 8 -24 in first editions (1857-1921).

      London, C.J. and E. (later on:) J. P. and C. T. Waetherby, 1855-1921, 1920. 24 vols. 8vo (21,5x15 cm). Contemporary half-calf, with cornerpieces, spines gilt, with red title-labels, covers marbled paper (sl. imperf. to some hinges and spines). Interior nice and clean condition. Uniformly bound set, the later volumes in mottled or spickled half-calf, vol. XXIII with 2 red title-labels. Collation: 1: xlviii,448 pp.; 2: xxviii,220 pp.; 3: xxxvi,352 pp.; 4: xl,322 pp.; 5: xxiv,168 pp.; 6: xxxiv,232,(ii) pp.; 7: xlviii,200 pp.; 8: lxxx,548 pp.; 9: l,488 pp.; 10: lvi,496 pp.; 11: lxvi,548 pp.; 12: lxxi,618 pp.; 13: lxx,,612,(ii: Errata) pp. and added Errata leaf; 14: lxxiv,650, (ii: Errata) pp.; 15: lxxxviii,(ii),724 pp. Errata pasted in on endpaper; 16: lxxxvi,780 pp. ; 17: cii,(ii),956 pp.; 18: cvi,(ii),1022 pp.; 19: cxii,1066 pp.; 20: cxvi,1122 pp. 21: cxii,1082 pp. ; 22cxx,1162 pp.; 23: cviii,1204 pp.; 24: cxii,1130 pp. - Added: 3 Supplements to vol. XXI: Return of Mares for 1909,1910 and 1911. 3 vols. Orig. publisher's cloth. And: First Supplement to vol. XXIV, part 1 and 2: Return of Mares for 1921. 2 vols. Publisher's wrappers covered with linen.

      [Bookseller: Second Hand and Antiquarian Books Emile ]
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        P.S. What do you think of the market?

      1920 - 8vo., original cloth backed paper covered boards lettered in green on upper board. Repair to tear on gutter of title-page otherwise a very good copy. First edition. Inscribed by the author. A series of 38 humorous fictional letters between an investor, Dave, and his broker Eddie. While satirical in tone, the letters offer insights into the worries and frustrations inherent in playing the stock market, and foreshadow the crash and subsequent depression that would come ten years later. “A. Kustomer” was the pseudonym of Jacques S. Cohen. At the time of the book’s publication, Cohen was the head of the Statistical Department at J.S. Bache & Co., a securities firm, and later worked at the firm of Baar, Cohen & Co. He also wrote numerous articles for The Financial World, also published by The Guenther Publishing Co., which was run by Louis Guenther. Louis Guenther is perhaps best known for the libel and blackmail suit he was embroiled in during the beginning of the twentieth century. In 1911, George Graham Rice, himself a known con artist, published an article in the magazine Adventure (owned by the Ridgway Company) accusing Guenther of using The Financial World as a blackmail scam, supposedly threatening various businesses with bad press if they refused to purchase advertising. Guenther fought back, ultimately winning a libel suit against The Ridgway Company in 1915. A few years later, Jacques S. Cohen, apparently unfazed by Guenther’s supposedly unsavory business practices, began publishing his “Eddie from Dave” letters in The Financial World as well as articles under his own name. Apparently unaffected by the scandal, The Financial World continued publishing until it folded in 1998. From the library of Harry Hoffman, presumably the same Harry Hoffman who was World Secretary of the American Exchange National Bank in New York in 1922. The inscription, which reads, “Harry Hoffman: To my friend and counsellor. Who if he had wisely counselled, perhaps I would not have written this bookâ€"Jacques S Cohen Dec 8/1920”, is the only indication that Cohen was indeed the author. Even James L. Fraser, an investment counselor who self-published a revised edition in 1966, did not know the identity of “A. Kustomer”. He writes in his introduction that even Richard Anderson, then-editor of The Financial World, knew nothing of Kustomer’s identity, and that it is, “one of the many little mysteries that often crop up when one digs into Wall Street’s past.” In 2013, the book was revised, annotated, and privately reprinted again as Letters to My Broker: P.S. What Do You Think of the Market? by Clem Chambers, a financial pundit as well as CEO of ADVFN, a financial market website. He too, did not know the identity of the original author. These reprints are a testament to this odd and obscure little book’s enduring relevance to the financial world. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Escales

      Paris, Edition de la Sirène 1920 - 1990 Edition of 440 copies including 32 coloured illustrations by André Lhote. One of the illustrations is full-page. Original editorial softcover with spine lightly damaged. Inside near perfect conditions and partially uncut. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE LURE OF THE PAST ..

      London: Stanley Paul & Co, [1920].. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-256, original tan cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. "A weird horror novel about a Londoner who is drawn back, partly through the use of drugs, into his former lives in Egypt and Rome, a process that exhausts his vitality and attachment to the present until it kills him. Commercial fiction, to be sure, but a notch above the pulp turned out by Wright & Brown, Jenkins, etc., and, though not as rare as his THE WINE OF DEATH (1925), a scarce book as well. Only one holding given by OCLC (at UCLA, in the Nitka Collection -- as is the sole OCLC holding of THE WINE OF DEATH). This is not your grandmother's vaporous reincarnation romance." - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler (1978), p. 10. Reginald 00493. Early owner's signature on front paste-down. Cloth a bit rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer joints, free endpapers tanned with some offset on first and last leaves of text, but overall a solid, clean, very good copy of an uncommon book. (#149336)

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        Thai Manuscript on polished palm leaves. [Titled in ink in western hand: Akkeyyata Waranagilla]

      , [19th or 20th century], 1920. [19th or 20th century]. 16 leaves, 8-line text in black in Thai script, strung on holes punches at center of leaves. 1 vols. 2 x 14 inches. Wooden boards painted in yellow and red with floral designs in yellow, green and white, undersides black. Modern cord replaced. Very good. 16 leaves, 8-line text in black in Thai script, strung on holes punches at center of leaves. 1 vols. 2 x 14 inches.

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        Vozzvanie ekspressionistov o sozyve Pervogo Vserossiiskogo kongressa poetov.

      no publisher 1920 - B000ZZVW0M B000ZZVW0M Very Good. (Binding: Paper, Jacket: No Jacket) Wrappers, (8 pages.); 1 folded sheet. 'Calling of Expressionists for the First All-Russian Congress of Poets. ' Spring 1920. This 'congress of poets' never occurred. Ippolit Sokolov was one of the Russian Imaginist poets along with Esenin, Mariengof and Shershenevich. He published early minimalist publications that were Dada-like in their humor. Later he became an important film critic. Scarce. We have two copies one cut and one uncut . Each is priced separately. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        The Rescue

      J. M. Dent & Sons, London 1920 - 416 pp. First edition, first binding (in green cloth). Slight sunning to spine, minor soiling and edge-wear to the extremities, head of spine shows some rubbing to the cloth and some chips to the dust-jacket, else near fine in a very good plus to near fine dust-jacket. The Rescue is the last published novel in the Lingard Trilogy, although the action in the narrative precedes that of the other two, Almayer's Folly (1895) and An Outcast of the Islands (1896). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerald W. Cloud Rare Books]
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        The Feet of the Young Men, copy #11 of 377, signed by Kipling and the personal copy of Kipling's publisher, Nelson Doubleday

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. Signed, limited, and numbered first edition. Hardcover. This is copy #11 of the first, signed, and limited edition of 377 copies and bears the personal library bookplate of Kipling's friend and publisher Nelson Doubleday. The poem The Feet of the Young Men, “a celebration of the outdoors life”, originally appeared in Scribner's Magazine for December 1897 and was first collected in book form in The Five Nations (1903). This is the first separate edition. Publication was driven by photographer Lewis Freeman, who contributes a 14-page introduction, in which he tells Kipling of his 15-year quest to collect photographs to illustrate the lines of the poem. Freeman relates how he first read Kipling's poem in 1904 in The Five Nations, and was immediately taken by the desire to pay tribute to the poem in a form that his words simply could not. There are 87 photographs on coated paper, most captioned by a line from the poem. This first, signed, and limited edition was issued in gilt-stamped quarter vellum spine over orange-yellow Japan paper covered boards with gilt double frame rules on outside borders and blind-stamped gold rectangular front cover panel, gray endpapers with alternating rows of swastikas and anchors, and contents printed on coated paper. This copy is in very good condition. The binding remains square and tight with sharp corners. We note customary toning to the vellum spine, though the gilt spine print remains legible. The boards are lightly scuffed and soiled. The distinctive endpapers remain intact and the contents show only mild spotting, primarily confined to the limitation and half-title pages. Kipling's signature and hand-numbered “11” remain distinct. The sole previous ownership mark is the decorative library bookplate of Nelson Doubleday affixed to the front pastedown. This book came to us from the library of Nelson Doubleday Jr., son of Nelson Doubleday, and grandson of Frank Nelson Doubleday, Kipling's friend and U.S. publisher and founder of the Doubleday publishing empire. F.N. Doubleday began work in the publishing industry working for Charles Scribner's Sons. His 18-year career with Scribner's included the task of assembling a complete set of Kipling's works for publication in a collected edition in 1897. His work with Kipling on this endeavor sparked a friendship and partnership that lasted for decades. Kipling affectionately gave Doubleday the nickname "Effendi", a play on the initials of his name - F.N.D. Frank's son Nelson was president of the firm from 1922 to 1946, as was Nelson Jr., from 1978 to 1983. This book has several instances of Kipling's swastika - on endpaper design, and on the title page. The word swastika comes from the Sanskrit svastika, which means “good fortune”, and this ancient hooked cross symbol was used at least 5,000 years before being polluted by association with Hitler's Reich.  It remains a sacred symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Odinism. The swastika is a symbol common to many editions of Kipling's works and came to Kipling's attention through his father's encyclopaedic knowledge of Indian art. Iconic English poet, short-story writer, and novelist Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children.  Despite this reputation, Kipling's extraordinary body of work “eludes all labels in its range and variety… Kipling's work is not only of the highest artistic excellence, it is deeply humane and fully expresses the sense of one of his favourite texts: ‘Praised be Allah for the diversity of his creatures.'” (ODNB)  Kipling was in his twenties when his stories of Anglo-Indian life made him a literary celebrity, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907.  Kipling remains the youngest person to receive the Prize and was also the first English language author awarded. Bibliographic Reference: Richards A331

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        TEXTILE DE MODE: Catalogue de la Maison Chazotte et Vincent -

      Sans mention d'éditeur. Sans date (1920) -, Sans lieu d'édition. - 1 volume. In-folio. Reliure demi-basane verte. Dos lisse muet. 31 feuillets montés sur onglets comportant des dizaines d'échantillons différents de textiles brodés de divers formes et coloris, fixés au recto ou au recto-verso, avec serpentes. Très bel état. Excellente condition, les tissus brillent comme au premier jour! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        This Side of Paradise

      A near fine first edition ("Published April, 1920" on the copyright page). Housed in a slipcase decorated like the original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Spaziergänger. Lithographie.

      Signiert "R. Schlichter". Im Stein abermals signiert "R. Schlichter". Breitrandiger Druck auf Velin. 21 x 22,5 cm. Papier: 40,9 x 31 cm. Söhn HDO 72708-10. Eines 125 Exemplaren. Blatt 10 aus: Die Schaffenden, II. Jahrgang, 4. Mappe, 1920. Mit dem Trockenstempel "Die Schaffenden". - Der deutsche Künstler Rudolf Schlichter gilt als einer der wichtigsten Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Schlichter studierte an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Stuttgart und an der Kunstakademie in Karlsruhe, u. a. bei Wilhelm Trübner und Hans Thoma. Schlichter unternahm mehrfach Studienreisen nach Italien und Frankreich und bekam durch seinen Malerkollegen Julius Kasper Kontakt zur Unterwelt. In Karlsruhe gehörte er zu den Mitbegründern der Gruppe Rih, übersiedelte dann nach Berlin, wo er sich der Novembergruppe, der Berliner Secession, den Berliner Dadaisten und der KPD anschloss. In den frühen 20er Jahren erschienen viele Buchillustrationen Schlichters. Sein Freundes- und Bekanntenkreis reichte von Bertolt Brecht, Sternberg, Alfred Döblin und Grosz bis hin zu Carl Zuckmayer, den er schon in Karlsruhe kennengelernt hatte. 1925 waren Werke Schlichters in der Ausstellung Neue Sachlichkeit in Mannheim zu sehen. Zwei Jahre später lernte er seine spätere Frau Elfriede Elisabeth Koehler, kennen und begann sich von der Politik abzukehren und dem Katholizismus zuzuwenden. Zu seinen Bekannten zählten nun Ernst von Salomon und die Brüder Ernst Jünger und Friedrich Georg Jünger. Unter den Nationalsozialisten wurden viele seiner Werke aus Museen entfernt und Schlichter wurde mit einem Arbeitsverbot belegt. Im Jahr 1939 zog Schlichter nach München, wo er unter anderem Kontakt zu Hans Scholl hatte, und sich der katholischen Zeitschrift Hochland anschloss. 1942 wurde Schlichter ausgebombt und verlor dabei einen Teil seiner Werke. Nach dem Krieg nahm er an der Ersten Deutschen Kunstausstellung in Dresden teil und gründete in München die Neue Gruppe. Gelegentlich arbeitete er für die satirische Zeitschrift Der Simpl. Sein Schaffen wandte sich jetzt dem Surrealismus zu. Rudolf Schlichter trat 1950 dem wiedergegründeten Deutschen Künstlerbund bei. - Schwache Griffknicke im Unterrand. An der rechten Blattkante ganz minimale Schmutzspuren.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        LIBRO MASTRO 1919-1920.

      1920. (Codice LO/6434) Volume di grandi proporzioni (50x38 cm) 350 doppie pagine. Contiene la contabilità di esercizio della linea ferroviaria Torino-Ceres per gli anni 1919-1920. Ordinatissime registrazioni contabili scritte a penna da mani diverse, dettagliate e ben leggibili, sono indicate forniture, materiali, competenze, lavori, investimenti e introiti, con gli elenchi degli azionisti, dipendenti, pensionati, e di tutti gli "aventi diritto" interessati a qualche voce del bilancio: privati, aziende, enti pubblici. Con numerose voci relative all'elettrificazione della linea, gli importi dei danni dell'alluvione del 24 settembre 1920, ecc. ecc. Legatura originale in tela forte bicolore con etichetta al piatto e tassello al dorso in pelle rossa e titolo oro, altre etichette in carta. Ottimo stato. Euro 700.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Lippincott's Farm Manuals. Productive Small Fruit Culture: A Discussion of the Growing, Harvesting, and Marketing of Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Currants, Gooseberries and Grapes. 196 Illustrations in the Text.

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1920.. First Edition. 8vo. Signed by the Author. Finely bound by Otto Reimann in the 1950s in full black morocco with gilt titles to spine, elaborate, extra gilt and red tooling to spine and boards; pastedown panelled in black morocco tooled in similar red and gold, filled in maroon morocco criss-cross serrated in gilt with inlay black star of David edged in gold; brown silk end papers; all edges gilt. Illustrated with black and white photographic plates, frontispiece in colour. Trace of label to second blank else a clean copy in a superbly tooled and very attractive presentation-style binding. Held in protective brown morocco box, titled in gilt.

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        Le Roman de la Momie.

      F. Ferroud 1920 - Grand in-8 ( 250 X 170 mm ) de 218 pages, demi-maroquin orangé à coins, dos à nerfs richement doré et mosaïqué, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture illustrée en couleurs et dos conservés, étui bordé ( Reliure signée de Georges HUSER ). Eaux-fortes originales hors-texte et bois en couleurs dans le texte de Georges ROCHEGROSSE. Un des 100 exemplaires sur Japon impérial contenant les eaux-fortes en deux états, dont un état avec remarque, et la suite à part des bois en noir sur Chine. Les compositions originales de Georges ROCHEGROSSE sont gravées à l'eau-forte par E. DECISY. Magnifique exemplaire, fort bien relié. Littérature,Illustré-Moderne,Gravure,Reliure [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        MAPPE EX LIBRIS II - SEPP FRANK * ZEHN (10) ORIG.-RADIERUNGEN (2Farb.) JE HANDSIGNIERT. (signiert mit Bleistift, unten rechts) : Dietz, E.L.D., Feuchtwanger, Hausner. Löffler, Maienthau, Platz, Taub, Thannhauser, Vogelsanger.

      München-Pasing, Roland-Verlag Dr. Albert Mundt, um 1920/1925. - Bild.-Gr.: untersch. von ca 10 x 8,5 cm bis ca 20 x 14 cm (Gelb/Schwarz) sign. im Druck u. mit je Eigenname unter Transpar.-Floral.-Chinapapier, u. auf Bütten-Leichtkarton.-Papier (ca 40 x 30 cm). Blätter minimal randgebräunt, sauber ! * Maler, Graphiker, Exlibriskünstler, Illustrator, Glaskünstler, geb. 1889 in Miesbach, gest. 1970 in München (Grab: Nordfriedhof), studierte Architektur, schuffe Mappenwerke, Portraits, Landschaften, Grußkarten u.a. +++++WIR VERSENDEN BÜCHER AB 20 € NUR MIT EINSCHREIBEN ODER PER DHL MIT SENDUNGSVERFOLGUNG // ZAHLUNG MIT KREDITKARTE/PAYPAL WILLKOMMEN+++++ Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 505 Kl.-Fol. (40 x 30 cm), Or.-Helles-Papier-Mappe mit Titelung u. handgeschr.-Numerierung (XIV.). Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Ungererbad-Wilfrid Robin]
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        LENGGRIES und JACHENTAL. Reliefpanorama von Lenggries und dem Jachental mit den Orten als Vogelschauansichten.

      - Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. "J. Ruep", um 1920, 38 x 75 cm. Weiter Panoramablick vom Fockenstein über das Isar- und Jachental bis zum Walchensee. Mit detaillierter Darstellung von Lenggries und den ganzen kleinen Dörfern und Höfen der Umgebung. Charakteristisch das Brauneck und die Benediktenwand. In der Ferne schönes Bergpanorama mit dem Karwendel. Wanderwege und Bergrouten sind eingezeichnet. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        RAGGEDY ANDY STORIES

      1920. GRUELLE, JOHNNY. GRUELLE,JOHNNY. RAGGEDY ANDY STORIES. Chicago: Volland (1920, 62nd edition). 8vo, pict. bds, small sticker on half title, else fine in PUBLISHERS PICTORIAL BOX (box sl. rubbed). A VOLLAND HAPPY CHILDREN BOOK illus. by Gruelle with pict. ep's and many sharply reproduced color illustrations throughout the text. Scarce. Nice copy.

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        The Dream Detective

      London: Jarrolds, n.d. [1920]. First Edition. Minor cloth spotting; spine faded; very good. Queen's Quorum.

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        TUTT AND MR. TUTT.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920., 1920. First edition. First edition. The correct first edition with the four errors contained on the "Contents" page. The very scarce first state with numerous errors on the Contents page, which is integral. The second state has the errors corrected and is on a stub. Four titles were incorrect, beginning with the first story, “Mock, Etc.” corrected to “Mock Hen and Mock Turtle.” A just about fine copy lacking the hopelessly rare dust jacket. Queen's Quorum 67 says, "It is interesting to note that in a list of books prepared by a committee of the Faculty of Harvard Law School for prospective law students -'books which will help them decide about the desirability of entering the legal profession or which will be of value in preparation for the study of law' - the tales of Tutt are included as 'an entertaining collection of short stories showing the great variety of questions which may confront a practicing lawyer and the chances for ingenuity.' So, Mr. Ephraim Tutt, tall and ungainly, with bony fingers and lank gray locks, with the inevitable stogy and the stove-pipe hat - in a phrase, the Lincolnesque legal beagle - has established his picturesque dignity even in the hallowed halls of Harvard - an academic acceptance seldom bestowed on fictional ferrets." A splendid copy of a scarce title.

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        History of Egypt, Chaldea, Siria, Babylonia and Assyria . Vol. I - XII

      1920. Storia - Egitto " Titolo: History of Egypt, Chaldea, Siria, Babylonia and Assyria . Vol. I - XII Autore: MASPERO G. Editore: The Grolier society Anno di stampa: 1920 39458 MASPERO G. History of Egypt, Chaldea, Siria, Babylonia and Assyria. Vol. I - XII Edited by Sayce A.H. and translated by McClure M.L. London, The Grolier society, 1920. Containing over 200 Colored plates and Illustrations. Monumentale opera in 12 Tomi di oltre 260 pagigine ciascuno, con legatura in tutta tela editoriale con titolo a stampa su tassello in carta al dorso, taglio in barbe, ottimo e fresco esemplare. Molto importante l?apparato iconografico e documentale sulla storia della cultura nel mondo Egizio e dei popoli a loro assoggettati nelle immediate vicinanze. ? 700 "

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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.Versand D: 4,00 EUR Reise, Reiseführer, Asien

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        Topographia Archiepiscopatuum Moguntinensis, Trevirensis et Coloniensis. Das ist Beschreibung der vornembsten Stätt und Plätz, in denen Erzbistumen Mayntz, Trier und Cöln. Frankfurt, Merian, 1646 (um 1675 = Zweite Ausgabe), Fol., 95 S. (inklusive

      - des gestochenen Titel), 4 Bl., mit 3 doppelblattgroßen Kupfertafeln und 67 Ansichten auf 40 Tafeln (davon 19 doppelblattgroß und 1 mehrfach gefaltet (Mainz), hellbrauner Ganzledereinband um 1920 mit Rautenmuster auf beiden Deckeln. *Die 2. Ausgabe ist ebenfalls 1646 datiert, aber Einträge auf den Seiten 43/44 deuten auf eine Datierung um 1675 hin, ebenso der angedeutete, spätere Plattenschaden im linken unteren Viertel der großen Faltansicht von Mainz. *Sehr dekoratives, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Der Krieg zur See 1914-1918. Der Krieg in der Nordsee - Hier Band 1-7 in 7 Bücheren ind ein kartenband KOMPLETT!

      Berlin, Verlag von E. S. Mittler & Sohn, 1920 - 8°, 1. Band: Von Kriegsbeginn bis Anfang September 1914. XV, 293 Seiten mit 60 Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 2: Von Anfang September bis November 1914. XIV, 340 Seiten mit 38 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 3: Von Ende November 1914 bis Anfang Februar 1915. VII, 300 Seiten mit 30 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 4: Von Anfang Februar bis Ende Dezember 1915. XV, 442 Seiten mit 46 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 5.1 Textband und 5.2 Kartenband: Von Januar bis Juni 1916. XX, 568 Seiten mit 81 Skizzen, Karten, Tabellen und Anlagen. / Band 6: Von Juni 1916 bis Frühjahr 1917. XII, 352 Seiten mit 18 mehrfarbigen Steindruckkarten und 19 Skizzen. / Band 7 von 1965: Vom Sommer 1917 bis zum Kriegsende 1918. XIV, 368 Seiten mit 5 teilweise mehrfarbigen Karten und Tabellen. ALLE BÄNDE MIT ALLEN BEILAGEN KOMPLETT! Illustrierte Original-Halbleinenbände - Band 3 die Seiten leicht fleckig und die Bände teils leicht berieben sonst guter Zustand - 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1925, 1937 und 1965. H1664 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 4500

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        Die deutschen Ärzte im Weltkriege. Ihre Leistungen und Erfahrungen

      Berlin 1920. HalbLn, kein SU, vii, 414 Seiten. Frakturschrift. Einband mit leichten Lagerspuren, kleiner Fleck, minimale Läsur ExLibris Erwerbsvermerk 1937 auf Titel, nur wenig Eintragungen mit Blei, Klammern etwas gerostet, Bindung vereinzelt leicht brüchig, ansonsten gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ralf Bader]
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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. Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Dark Water

      - First Edition, Harcourt, Brace and Howe, New York, 1920, Hardcover no dusk jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rutledge Rare Books]
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        Das Evangelium Sanct Johannes.

      1920 - Letzte Fassung der Übertragung Martin Luthers. (Frankfurt 1920). Mit 11 halbseitigen Orig.-Holzschnitten von Kay H. Nebel. 8°. 1 Bl., 99 S., 3 Bl. Orig.-Pergamentbd. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, einfacher Linenvergoldung auf den Deckeln, zweifacher Linenvergoldung der Innenkanten und Kopfgoldschnitt.-7. Druck der Kleukens-Presse. - Eins von 200 num. Exemplaren auf festem Bütten (Gesamt: 250 Expl.)(dieses hat die Nr.68), in Kleukens-Antiqua gedruckt. - Rodenberg I, 104. - Schauer II, 67. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stammerjohann]
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        The Password to Fairyland

      Simpkin, London, 1920 Simpkin Marshall. Florence Mary Anderson (illustrator). 1st Edition. Not dated circa 1920. 186pp. Illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson with seven full page color illustrations, all present plus three black and white ones and numerous illustrations to the text. Bound in cream boards with green text and illustration. Very good condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books ]
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        POEMS.

      New York:: Knopf,. 1920.. First American edition of ARA VOS PREC, with the order of the poems changed and a few substitutions. His first book published in the U.S. Tan paper boards stamped in brown with top edge brown. Paper at head of spine worn away affecting edge of "P" in the title, gift inscription on front endpaper, and some offsetting to endpapers, otherwise about very good in aged and worn dust jacket, with chipping at top of rear panel not affecting any lettering, but lacking spine portion (both covers and flaps intact). A scarce jacket in any condition. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        The Password to Fairyland

      Simpkin, London, 1920 Simpkin Marshall. Florence Mary Anderson (illustrator). 1st Edition. Not dated circa 1920. 186pp. Illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson with seven full page color illustrations, all present plus three black and white ones and numerous illustrations to the text. Bound in cream boards with green text and illustration. Very good condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Historia do Infante D. Duarte de El-Rey D. João IV.

      Lisbon, Academia Real das Sciencias, 1889-1890, and Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade 1920. - 3 volumes. Large 8°, volumes I and II in contemporary navy quarter sheep over marbled boards, smooth spines with gilt letter and some gilt decoration, volume III bound circa 1980 to match, with original printed wrappers bound in. Illustrated reproducing photographs by Carlos Relvas. Some foxing, occasional light browning. A very good to fine set. Author's five-line presentation inscription to João Carlos de Almeida Carvalho on half-title of volume I. Old signature across title-page of volume I. xxi, 740 pp., (1 l. errata), 6 plates; (2 ll.), 898 pp., (1 l. errata, 1 l.), 6 plates; 126 pp., (1 l. errata, 1 l.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. The third volume is rare.Provenance: João Carlos de Almeida Carvalho (1817-1897) was a lawyer, historian, journalist, and stenographer for the Portuguese House of Lords (Câmara dos Pares). See Grande enciclopédia VI, 77.*** Welsh 1312. Porbase locates all three volumes in ten copies at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and three at Instituto de Investigação Científica e Tropical, and two volumes only (1920) at Biblioteca Nacional. Copac locates volumes 1-2 at British Library, Cambridge University, Liverpool University, Oxford University; volume 1 only at Trinity College Dublin. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        Das edle Pferd in der Reitschule - Ch. Graeger Verlag Halle um 1920 - 1930

      Ch. Graeger Verlag, Halle - Nach den 14 Blättern der Kupferstecher A. u. E. Nunzer, Norimberg 1725 (Reprint, Faksimile Nürnberg). - Großformatige Mappe mit Leinenrücken im Format 45 x 31,5 cm. Alle 14 Blätter in sehr ordentlicher Erhaltung, tlw nur vom Schwarzkarton gelöst, auf dem die Blätter ursprünglich aufkaschiert waren. Ein Blatt in Übergrösse und daher 1x gefalzt. - Mappe etwas angestaubt, ansonsten gut. - Stammt aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. - Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Birgit Gerl]
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        Killara Railway Park Estate

      Sydney: W.C. Penfold & Co.. Otherwise very good condition. Late 1920's land subdivision poster advertising "30 healthy beautiful building allotments amongst 1st class properties" between Cecil St and Essex St. Includes an inset map that shows the area where the lots are being sold in the context of local landmarks. 51 x 76 cms. Red and black printed sales poster on cream paper, title at top with the map below. 2" closed tear repaired above "Park", little dusty along one fold.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Industrial Map of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company, 1920, revised 1937. Map. Blueline print 24" x 54". From Cypress Ave to Phelan Ave. Only streets indicated west of Meridian Road, approx. 50 industries indicated directly on map. Scale 1" = 500'.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Le roman de la momie

      P., Ferroud, 1920, in 8°, de 4ff. 221pp., ill. de 19 compositions de Georges Rochegrosse h. t. gravées à l'eau-forte par E. Decisy, et de nbr. bois gravés aquarellés in t., demi-maroquin Lavallière époque à coins, couv. ill. couleur et dos cons., t. dorée, 1 des 1000 ex. sur vélin d'Arches avec un état des eaux-fortes. Bel exemplaire. Tirage limité à 1225 exemplaires numérotés. Georges Rochegrosse s'est spécialisé dans les sujets historiques et tragiques. Ses encadrements de page et illustrations en couleur montrent sa prédilection pour les thèmes fabuleux caractéristiques du mouvement décadent et symboliste fin-de-siècle (Bénézit, IX, 24)

      [Bookseller: L'intersigne Livres anciens]
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        Glass Plate positive "Magic Lantern" slides of Japan, ca 1920

      1920. Very good overall. Early 20th century images illustrating Japanese life, countryside & cities, occupations, sport & art. Of the 52 slides, 9 slides are hand colored; the balance are black & white. Scenery includes views of Chuzenji, Tokyo, Fujiyama, Nekko shrine façade, the Tokyo- Kobe express (train), bridge in Tokyo, the Japanese Alps. Cultural images include 4 images of Japanese paintings; Buddhist Priests, shrines and Buddhas themselves, women playing the koto. Occupations include a carrier, several images of silk worms and the silk industry, hand printing and painting lanterns, cutting bamboo shoots, shoe merchants, potters,geishas. Images of sport include wrestling, fencing & jujitsu. The slides measure 3 1/4" square and 1/8" thick. They are stored in the original black box with sliding covers, metal label holder and handle on the front of the boxes. The box is rubbed & label is toned. The slide images bright and unfaded, a small percentage with cracks in them.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The letters of William James (2 Vols.)

      The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston 1920 - An exceptionally bright and clean example of the 1920 1st edition, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes tight and Near Fine to Fine in crisp, easily Near Fine dustjackets. Octavos, top-edges gilt, lovely frontispiece photographs of William James. Edited by his son Henry, "these letters, covering the writer's life from his boyhood to the end, form a genuine autobiography of one who may well be called the most interesting man of thought in America since Emerson" (from the front covers). The sharpest example of the 2 volume set this bookseller has seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        The Age of Innocence

      D. Appleton and Company, New York 1920 - "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton. First edition, second printing with "(2)" on the last page of text, signifying the printing number. Published by D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1920. Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book measures 5" x 7.5", 365 pages. A brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket is included for protection and display. The book is in fair condition. Heavy sunning to the boards and spine. Wear to the edges with cloth loss at the hinges and at the top of the spine, affecting the title. The textblock is gently toned with foxing throughout. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H1-59) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernestoic Books and Bindery]
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        The Feminie Vices

      Paris: Librairie Des Editions Modernes. Three-Quarter Leather. Collectible; Very Good. First Thus. Elegant French erotica, translated into English ("the suppressed English edition"), circa 1920. Special issue, with 2 original signed-- by the artist Malay-- erotic watercolors bound-in. Octavo, 126 pgs. Handsomely rebound in 3/4 calf over green linen. 5 raised bands, bright gilt-decorated compartments and bright gilt-letttering along spine. Original pictorial wrapper (very saucy) bound-in as well. New marbled endpapers, top-edge gilt. A solid, VG copy, with light fraying along spine creases and light scuffing along front panel. Internally, very clean. Wonderfully-illustrated, early 20th century French erotica. Signed by Illustrator.

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        Tarzan of the Apes

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1914 [late 1920s] - Later edition. An ugly copy; very worn, but signed by Burroughs and by his son-in-law James Pierce and with a note by the recipient on the signing, dated 1933. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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