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        Le Prométhée Mal Enchainé

      Paris, Edition de la nouvelle Revue Française 1920 - 25x2x19 cm Il s'agit de l'un des 750 exemplaires imprimé sur papier vélin Lafuma-Navarre. Extrêmement rare, un très bel ouvrage comprenant 30 illustrations à partir de dessins de Pierre Bonnard. Couverture rigide. Dans des conditions parfaites. One of 750 copies on velin lafuma-navarre. Extremely rare and nice volume including 30 illustrations from drawings by Pierre Bonnard. Rigid binding. Perfect conditions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Amoc Art]
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        Histories of Two Hundred and Fifty-One Divisions of the German Army Which Participated in the War (1914-1918) (Original 1920 edition)

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1920. First edition. Paperback. Very Good/Good. Softcover. Disbound. Original brown tattered and torn dust wrapper is in a Mylar sleeve around the book. Binding is tight but there is no backstrip on the book. Pages are clean, unmarked, unyellowed. The book contains the record of the organization and service of the 251 divisions of the German Army during the years 1914-1918. Compiled from records of Intelligence Section of the General Staff, American Expeditionary Forces, at General Headquarters; Chaumont, France 1919. A scarce document in its original form. 8vo. 748 pp.

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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        Exceptional photo by Spencer Shier with the photographer's blind stamp, signed "David" with the place and date (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor)

      1920 - showing him full length in uniform standing on the steps of Government House, 9" x 7" in fine contemporary silver frame, 10" x 8", Melbourne, 30th May A rare example of Edward VIII using his family name "David", this photo must have been a gift to a close friend or family member. Taken during his visit to Australia in 1920

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Les millions

      First edition which is not mentioned leading copies. Written signature of the author leading the first flat. Two gaps in the top and bottom of the back, a bit split and reattached Length, small angular gaps on the boards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Fasquelle Paris 1920 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Reliefpanorama von Brannenburg und Umgebung, die Städte als Vogelschauansichten.

       Aquarell mit Deckfarben über Bleistift, sign. \"J. Ruep Mchn.\", um 1920, 33 x 90 cm. Das Panorama zeigt die Bergwelt zwischen Sachrang und Leizachtal: Zahmer- und Wilder Kaiser, Petersberg, Sudelfeld, Wendelstein, Breitenstein und Rotwand, in der Ferne Hohe Tauern und Zillertaler Alpen. Fein dargestellt ist das Inntal mit Ansichten von Brannenburg, Degerndorf, Flintsbach, Nußdorf, Reisach, Nieder- und Oberaudorf, Kiefersfelden und Kufstein. - Auf Leinwand aufgezogen, minimal berieben, rechts oben kleine Fleckchen, insgesamt von frischer Gesamterhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Aquarell/Zeichnung, BAYERN, Oberbayern, Panoramen

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        The inscriptions at Copan

      The Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington 1920 - Very rare. The Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1920. First edition. In-4, xii & 644 pages, 33 plates. Modern blue half-leather with only minor shelfwear. Two institutional stamps appear on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        High Society: Hints on How to Attain, Relish --and Survive It

      New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good +. Ann Fish. A wonderful send-up of post-World War I New York high society, brilliantly illustrated thruout by the English cartoonist Ann Fish. Solid and VG in its highly-decorative boards, with light soiling --and just a touch of staining-- along the rear panel and light wear to the front tips. Still though, solid and very presentable. With predictably stinging observations by Dorothy Parker, Frank Crowninshield and George S. Chappell. (From the title page: "Advice as to Social Campaigning, and Hints on the Management of Dowagers, Dinners, Debutantes, Dances, and the Thousand and One Diversions of Persons of Quality").

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Fine portrait photograph, unsigned, by F.A. Swaine (Irene, 1890-1956, wife of Alexander Albert Mountbatten, 1886-1960, son of Princess Beatrice, from 1917 1st Marquess), and her daughter LADY IRIS MOUNTBATTEN, 1920-1982]

      1920 - with his pencilled signature, inscribed and dated on the margin in Irene's hand "Iris & Irene. eight weeks old", showing Irene half length, holding up a toy to her baby in the cot, who wears a long lace gown, 8" x 6" in margins 13¼" x 10¼", London, March three tiny white marks on image From the collection of Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain. Irene's husband 'Drino' grew up at Osborne, where his mother, he, his brothers and sister Ena, lived with Queen Victoria. Iris was Queen Ena's only niece or nephew on her side of the family.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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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. * 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Lectures on the Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces

      Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1920. Ex-Library; Full black cloth, gilt titles on spine, xxiii, 527 pp, index. Covers somewhat scuffed, corners bumped & worn, previous owners' names on ffep & name of library (apparently 2nd of 3 owners) stamped on edges. Forsyth graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, as senior wrangler in 1881, and was Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics from 1895 to 1910. Contents: curves in space; general theory of surfaces; organic curves of a surface; lines of curvature; geodesics; general curves on a surface, differential invariants; comparison of surfaces; minimal surfaces; surfaces with plane or spherical lines of curvature, Weingarten surfaces; deformation of surfaces; triply orthogonal systems of surfaces; congruences of curves. Shipping weight 3 lbs.. 2nd ptg with minor revisions. . G/No dj. 26½ X 18 cm.

      [Bookseller: Twin City Antiquarian Books]
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        Art Deco, honden - Carl Josef Bauer, ca. 1920.

      VREUGDEVOLLE DAME MET HAAR HONDJEEts vervaardigd ca. 1920 door Carl-Josef Bauer. Met potlood genummerd 29/50 en gesigneerd.Bauer (1895 -1964) studeerde aan de Kunst-Akademie in M?nchen en stelde tentoon in o.a. de befaamde Glasplalast. Bauer was 10 jaar voorzitter van kunstenaarsvereniging Allotria. Het leeuwendeel van zijn etswerk kwam tot stand tussen 1914 en 1928.Bauer werd met name bekend om zijn naakten en afbeeldingen van beroemde filmsterren zoals Greta Garbo, Dolores del Rio en anderen in typische Art Deco stijl.Prijs: ?950,- (incl. 21% BTW, incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Red Star Line Anvers-Canada Via Southamption & Cherbourg Poster

      1920. Undetermined. near fine. 88 X 56 cm. Original color lithographed poster. Fantastic vibrant colors, blue background with red lettering. A bit of toning to outside edging. Overall very nice condition. near fine The Red Star Line was an ocean passenger line founded in 1871. The company operated until 1935, when the economic depression made it too difficult to remain in operation. This particular posted advertises the Antwerp to Canada line. Depicts a happy young man having just took off his hat in greeting, standing infront of a golden farm field, with prosperous farmland behind him. 1920

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Stabilizing the Dollar

      MACMILLAN CO, NY 1920 - General shelf wear, ex-library with usual markingstanned spine, else, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: 1920 EDITION: FIRST ED 305 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        P.S. What do you think of the market?

      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 book--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.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Eos. Eine Dreimonatsschrift. Herausgegeben von Emil Pirchan. Erstes Jahr, erstes Heft: Ekstatik. Erstes Jahr, zweites Heft: Mystik. - Ein Ausdruckswerk ringender Kunst. Drittes Buch: Phantastik. Viertes Buch: Symbolik.

      Berlin - München, Die Wende, 1918 - 1920. - 4 Bde. Fol. (38,3 cm). 4 n.n. Bll. + 92 + 1 + 11 S., S. 101 - 176 + 12 S., S. 13 - 98 + 2, S. 106 - 194 + 2 S. OPp. Ausgabe B. Eines von 250 num. Expl. Mit eighd. Signatur von Pirchan (2) und Baumann (2). Vgl. Söhn HDO II 223. Mit insgesamt 53 Graphiken, davon zwei von Schertel (diese nicht bei Söhn). - Bindung etw. gelockert, etw. wasserrandig, leicht stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. - Pirchan, (1884 - 1957), studierte an der Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste unter Otto Wagner, ging 1908 nach München, wo er die Kunstschule und eine private Schule besuchte. Er gründete in München ein Atelier und 1913 eine Plakatschule, wurde dann Chefbühnenbildner am Staatlichen Schauspielhaus in Berlin und der Staatsoper (1921-32), wirkte 1932-36 am Deutschen Theater in Prag und leitete 1937-57 die Meisterschule für Bühnentechnik an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien. 1936-47 war P. auch für das Burgtheater und für ausländische Theater als Bühnenbilder tätig. Seit 1947 lehrte er zudem an der Staatlichen Hochschule in Berlin. Neben biographischen Romanen schrieb er Biographien (u.a. Hans Makart, 1942) und Handbücher (u.a. Bühnenmalerei, 1946; Kostüm-Kunde, 1952). (DBE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Emprunt National Societe Generale

      Imp Duruy & Cie & Villain & Bar 1920 - Original poster. Color lithograph. 45.5 x 31 inches. A French poster advertising the National Loan of 1920. Following the War Loans raised each year of the conflict from 1915 onwards, the French government issued a further loan in 1920, to contribute towards payment for the reconstruction of the country. In this poster the figure of Victory - with a belt clasp in the form of a French roundel - holds an olive branch above her head and is leading a group of workmen. The landscape in the background shows both scenes of farming and industry. Lucien Metivet (1863-1930) was a French cartoonist, illustrator, and author active during Belle Epoque. He was particularly known for his covers of the Parisian satirical magazine "Le Rire". Good condition, mounted on linen.

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        Magical Rope Ties and Escapes by "Houdini".

      Goldston 1920 - First edition in original blue decorated boards with label adhered to verso of photograph as called for and 6 other plates. With Joe Gingell's initials dated 1948 on the title page. Boards quite bright with some darkening of the spine and rear panel and some wear to the corners and to the edges in places. A firm copy with contents in nice condition. VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hawthorn Books]
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        The works of Joseph Conrad

      Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, NY 1920 - Some of the titles in red and black. This edition is limited to 735 copies of which ours is No. 58. The first volume is signed by the author. This edition has 4 extra volumes whereas the English equivalent was published in only 20 volumes. Contemporary half navy morocco over blue linen, boards ruled in gilt, spine in 6 compartments, decorated with ships and anchors in gilt. A superb set in the finest condition.

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Ölgemälde mit zentraler Säule ( wohl eine Sieges- oder Friedenssäule mit Engel ) vor einem Teich. Im Hintergrund Baumgruppen und Gebäude.

      - Bildmaß: 32 x 64 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Leinwand, rechts unten mit *Berthold Mügge * signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1920 ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 49 x 79 cm ). Der Rahmen verso unten mit *Berrhold Mügge, Bremen * beschriftet. Das Bild stärker fleckig ( eine Reinigung wäre empfehlenswert ), gering craquelliert, der Rahmen angestoßen und etwas beschädigt. ( Über Hinweise wo die im Bild gezeigte Säule steht würde ich mich freuen ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Le Morte Darthur

      London: Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society, 1920. First trade edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Illustrated by W. Russell Flint.. 4to. Two volumes. 24 full color plates by Flint. Green cloth, gilt spine title and gilt design on the upper boards. Top edges gilt. There is a small bump on the rear board of volume 2, and trivial traces of wear to the edges and corners, else this is a bright, near fine copy and one of the nicest we have seen. With the bookplates in each volume of Robert Turner Young. The Russell Flint illustrated edition of Malory first appears in a limited four volume edition in 1910-1911. This is the first trade edition, in two volumes, many times reprinted. There was also a later one volume edition also many times reprints.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon 6. Auflage, Dritter Kriegsnachtrag Teil III (1920) Eierstab, sehr selten | Exemplar 1

      Bibliographisches Institut, Leipzig und Wien 1920 - Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon. Sechste (6.) gänzlich neubearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. Äußerst seltener Kriegsnachtrag, Dritter Teil (III). Leipzig und Wien, Bibliographisches Institut, 1920. Eierstab-Ausgabe. Original-Einband, Rücken schwarzes Lederimitat mit Goldprägungen. Format ca. 25 x 17,5 cm. 368 S. Exemplar 1: Wie auch den ersten sechs Originalbildern zu entnehmen, weist der Buchrücken keine Fehlstellen oder Einrisse auf. Ansonsten ist er ein wenig aufgehellt sowie an den Rückenkanten & Außengelenken etwas berieben. Die Leinenbezüge der Deckel sind einschließlich der Kanten ohne Bereibung, die Buchecken bestoßen. Innen ist der Band sauber, ohne Anstreichungen oder Fleckigkeit. Seiten leicht gebräunt. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Grafiken, Karten & Abbildungen einwandfrei. Keine fehlenden Seiten. Erwähnenswert ist der für diesen Band typische Sachverhalt bezüglich der Bindung: die Klammerheftungen sind materialbedingt rostig, was vereinzelt zu sehen ist (s. Bild 6). An einer Stelle hat sich eine Lage Seiten (acht Textseiten, zwei Seiten Abbildungen) aus der Bindung gelöst. Das Titelblatt & die folgende Vorwortseite wurden mit Klebeband fixiert (s. Bild 3; beide Seiten sind am seitlichen Rand etwas ausgefasert). 1500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lexikon und Enzyklopädie]
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        An incomparable collection of photographs of American Historical & Political Handkerchiefs

      1920. A photographic record of American historical handkerchiefs, the basis of a book that was never published. This collection of approximately 460 black & white photographs was taken with the intention of Edwin Lefevre, an avid collector, of publishing a book on the subject. He sought help from other collectors - a form letter in the collection states "I am writing a book about American historical handkerchiefs. This includes those used in presidential campaigns or commemorative of battles or notable political, social and educational events or famous persons. ... I am writing to you in the hope that you will let me know whether you own or know of any such handkerchiefs." Although Lefevre did receive generous help from various collectors, the book was unpublished as far as we can ascertain with a thorough check of OCLC and auction records. Lefevre was an interesting character, a Panamanian/American journalist, writer and diplomat most noted for his writings on Wall Street business. His books were popular and remain highly collectible. His family lived in Atlantic City and the Wikipedia entry states that in 1908, he and his family moved to East Dorset, Vermont. He collected and apparently dealt in historical handkerchiefs and historical flasks and bottles. We have found one auction record of a "Bandana depicting the Battle of New Orleans, circa 1815-1816" which sold at auction in 2003 for $4200. The provenance is listed as "Purchased September 23, 1937 for $150 from Edwin Lefevre." (Rare Book Hub record number N07867-1013). In the Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera at the Winterthur Museum, references to Edwin Lefevre in 1939-40 appear in the papers of Samuel H. Laidacker, an antiques dealer. (Finding_Aids/COL0064.htm) Lefevre wrote an article in 1939, "Washington Historical Handkerchiefs", which appeared in Antiques, 36 (no.1): 14-17. The article was referenced by Raymond B. Clark, Jr. "Historical Handkerchiefs" in 1955 "currently a Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum Fellow" who was shortly to receive his MA in early American Culture from the Univ. of Delaware. In the 3rd paragraph, he states "The definitive monograph or book on historical handkerchiefs has not been written." Lefevre has written his name and Atlantic City address inside the cover of the binders. There are his manuscript notations on the verso noting collectors and other research and information. Many handkerchiefs are in the Lefevre's collection, so noted with either "E.L." or "Coll of E.L." on the verso. Other collectors include Henry DuPont, Mrs. J. Insley Blair, Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Harry M. Bland, Mrs. G. Bilhuber, and G. H. Lorimer (an early editor of The Saturday Evening Post, whose collection of historic bottles is in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.) Often, Lefevre has noted the size, color ways & research on the verso of the photographs. The collection is housed in three large albums and one small one. Much of the first album is devoted to the Declaration of Independence, George Washington & famous battles, and popular subjects. The last third of the album and the full second album are of many presidential candidates and their opponents including Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, Benjamin Harrison, Tyler, Grover Cleveland, James Garfield, Teddy Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, a youngish Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The third album is largely sporting events, kerchiefs for children, including one for teaching sign language. The 450 large photographs measure approx. 9 3/4" w x8", mounted on linen-backed pages measuring approx. 11" w x 8". 12 photos are housed in a smaller binder, the images measuring 6 1/4 x 5", and printed on thick photographic paper. They are in very good condition. The images were professionally photographed by Fred. Hess and Son, of Atlantic City. We estimate the date of the photographs to be the 1930s, on the basis of several things. Firstly the book was not published - perhaps a result of the financial crash of 1929 and the Depression of the 1930s. Fred. Hess and Son were in business from at least the 1920s through the 1950s. They printed postcards of Atlantic City and the Jersey Shore, right through Miss America Pageant photographs in Atlantic City in 1953. The binders themselves retain the stationers labels, which also places them in the 1920s. The small binder is from "Drimmer Press, 927 Broadway, New York." They appear in records of the NY Stationer's Association from 1918 - 1922. The large binders are from "Arrow Stationers, Sixteenth and Sansom St. Rittenhouse 7490." The collection is housed in 4 binders (3 large, 1 small). There are also about a dozen large photographs which do not fit into the binders, two copies of the form letter that Lefevre used to solicit help from other collectors, and about a dozen photographs that are not mounted on album sheets (some duplicates.) A remarkable collection of images, most likely unrecorded anywhere else, at least as a group.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        POEMS

      New York: Huebsch, 1920. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. The First American Edition of what is perhaps the most important book to emerge from World War I, printed from the English sheets. Owen was killed in the last days of the war, and his friend, Siegfried Sassoon, fearing that the poems would be otherwise lost to obscurity, arranged for their publication in collaboration with Edith Sitwell. Owen's poems tell the truth about war, in contrast to the public perception of war at the time. With photogravure frontis portrait offset to the title page. A fragile item not generally found in this condition. With the front panel of the dustjacket laid in. On the rear endpaper, writting upside down in green ink "With the compliments of Le Petit Jardin February 1922". Some residue of old tape to the top of the pastedown. (Connolly, 36). Very Good+ binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        Thai Manuscript on Palm Leaf

      [N.p., Thailand: , n.d., 19th or 20th century], 1920. [N.p., Thailand, n.d., 19th or 20th century]. Ink on polished palm leaf in Thai script, 6 lines, with two holes for cords. 27 leaves. 3 x 24 inches. Wooden boards, with gilt decorations. Leaf edges partly gilt. Modern cord. Very good. Ink on polished palm leaf in Thai script, 6 lines, with two holes for cords. 27 leaves. 3 x 24 inches.

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        Looming [Creation], I (all published)

      Odamees, Tartu 1920 - Octavo (21.8 × 17.7 cm). Original pictorial wrappers by Natalie Mei; 69, [1] pp. Later black buckram boards; original wrappers preserved; text lightly resized to binding, else internally very good. First and only volume of this important publication of Estonian modernist art and literature that marked a radical break with the "Siuru" movement around Marie Under of the late 1910s. The aesthetic and political orientation of Barbarus, Roht, and Visnapuu-each of whose work would develop along avant-gardistic lines in subsequent years-was sharply opposed to Under's refined lyricism. In what can be considered the loose group's manifesto, Visnapuu proclaims: "Long live the fresh heaps of manure!" and calls for a new, more authentic sensibility in a way that harkens back to Nietzsche. "The carcasses of dead gods still lie in the streets," Visnapuu writes, and exclaims: "Long live the new pathos [.] the pathos of emergency after chaos threatens to bury everything." Describing the state of contemporary literature, Visnapuu writes: "Anarchist art, neo-romanticism, impressionism, symbolism, futurism are all lowered into one gray, misshapen, and infinite fermenting mass. There is great chaos. Things disappear into it." In an article on the "death of Siuru" Visnapuu calls for literally enacting the destruction with the Italian Futurists spoke of "symbolically" (p. 56). In addition to Visnapuu's theoretical essays, the volume contains a selection of poems from Johannes Barbarus' forthcoming third volume of poems, Katastroofid, and prose by Richard Roht. With striking expressionist illustrations by Natalie Mei (or Mey, 1900-1975), a gifted, yet relatively unknown Estonian painter, set designer, and graphic artist associated with the "New Objectivity"-influenced period of Estonian art in the 1920s. Aside from a few smaller vignettes, her illustrations are in color and mounted on separate leaves, as well as the front wrapper. A very rare example of Estonian avant-garde book design, which had a brief idiosyncratic moment in the late 1910s and 1920s, when avant-garde visual art was centered in the Eesti Kunstnikkude Ryhm (Estonian Artists' Group), among other places, which emphasized geometric abstraction but was also influenced by movements such as Cubism and Russian Constructivism. Sources in English on Baltic Modernism are scarce, and this is still a topic that awaits further discovery and popularization in the West. KVK, OCLC show only the copy at Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        This Side of Paradise

      Fitzgeraldís First Regularly Published BookFITZGERALD, F. Scott. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribnerís Sons, 1920.First edition, later printing. Octavo. [8], 305, [5, blank] pp.Original dark bluish green linen-like grain cloth lettered in blind on front cover and ruled and lettered in gilt on spine. Minor scratch to front board. Otherwise a fine copy.Fitzgerald had previously written lyrics to musical comedies that were privately published by Princeton University. This is his first literary work.Bruccoli, Fitzgerald, A5.1.a.HBS 67817.$1,000

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        Two 1920s women.

      ca. 1920s. - Ink drawings. 11 cm. diameter. Signed. Together with color reproduction of the drawings from a publication. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        A Christmas Carol

      J.B. Lippincott and William Heinemann Ltd., Philadelphia and London - No date (ca. 1920). Early Lippincott reprint with 12 full-page color plates and 18 in b/w, as well as pictorial endpapers, by Rackham. Octavo red decorated cloth, lettered in gilt and with a gilt design on the front cover. Spine lettering just slightly dusty, else a fine copy in a near-fine DUST JACKET which has a mounted color plate on the front panel. Jacket with light chipping at the spine tips and some light rubbing at the joints. Scarce in the jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        The life of John Marshall

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin at The Riverside Press, 1920. 4 volumes, 8vo, color frontispieces in each volume, plus reproductions of photographs and photographic reproductions of paintings and documents throughhout; original green cloth, gilt lettered spines, each volume in a quarter blue morocco slipcase with gilt lettering on spine; near fine throughout, boxes a little scuffed. Volume II is a first edition, the others are later printings. Volume I is warmly inscribed by Beveridge: "On the road of builders of the American nation, the name of Marshall is second only to the great name of Washington..." Signed in full, with a sentiment, and dated "Beverley Farms, Mass., August 21, 1926."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        The Dream Pedlar

      Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, London 1920 - Small quarto. 184pp A near fine copy in an equally nice color pictorial dust jacket. 16 coloured illustrations by Florence Anderson and black and white illustrations by Clara Shirley Hayward. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Midway Book Store (ABAA)]
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        The Lafayette Flying Corps (2 volumes)

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

      [Bookseller: Barbarossa Books Ltd.]
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        CHAMPAGNE MASSÉ PÈRE & FILS REIMS’. Large advertising poster, designed by M. Duzolle. Chromolithograph on paper showing a happy young gentleman in a yellow suit in front of a dark background holding a bottle of the champagne below the slogan ‘La Bonne Bouteille’. Printed in Paris by

      Maus, Delhalle & Urban ca. 1920 - 111x71cm. Printed in full colours.

      [Bookseller: Garwood & Voigt]
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        St. Luc - Val d'Anniviers.

      -23 1920 - Ca. 150 Fotografien (zwischen 5-10 x 7-12 cm) mit 60 Negativen und 15 Postkarten. Lose in Pappmappe. Die Aufnahmen zeigen Ansichten der Dörfer St. Luc, Chandolin und Ayer, das Dorfleben, die Bauern beim Arbeiten, Gerätschaften, Gemeinschaftseinrichtungen und die Bewohner am Sonntag sowie Bilder von Bergwanderungen in der Umgebung von Zinal, Dent Blanche und Rothorn. Die meisten Fotos montiert mit Bildlegende. - Ferienfotos der Familie H.C. Kleiner, wohl aus Zürich.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Autographed Letter Signed

      Crowborough, Sussex 1920 - 1 page, 7 x 5.25 inches, Crowborough, Sussex, January 18 [1920], signed "A. Conan Doyle" to stage actor Ernest Percy, in full: "I thought your performance was marvelous. You made me appreciate Shaw's genius as never before. I fear I can't help at present with this syndicate. Too many expenses." Natural folds and traces of a pencil notation but still in very good condition. Scottish writer and physician best known for his creation of Sherlock Holmes. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        PEEK-A-BOOS AND MR PLOPPER

      PRESTON, CHLOE. PRESTON,CHLOE. THE PEEK-A-BOOS AND MR. PLOPPER. NY: Hodder & Stought. no date, circa 1920. 4to, boards, pictorial paste-on, slight soil rear cover and rubbing to paper on spine, VG+. The 2 little Peek-A-Boo children hook up with a humanized beaver named Mr. Plopper. This features a world full of humanized animals on the order of Beatrix Potter but starring two wide-eyed little children. Illustrated with 8 color plates and many line illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Kingdom of the Pearl.

      London: Nisbet & Co. Ltd.,, [1920]. Quarto. Original quarter vellum and white boards, titles to spine and cover gilt, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With a maroon cloth solander case. Colour frontispiece and 9 tipped-in plates by Edmund Dulac, printed tissue-guards. Boards tanned, rubbing to corners and fore edge, light surface marks to rear board. A very good copy. English signed limited edition (first published with Dulac illustrations in French as Au Royaume de la Perle, 1920), number 15 of 100 copies signed by the artist, out of a total edition of 775 copies for sale in the British Empire (an additional 775 copies were published for the USA by Brentano's, New York, 1925). Rosenthal was a famed Parisian jeweller who personally commissioned Dulac's illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA ]
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        Routes Between Riyadh and Wadi Dawasir.

      London, Royal Geographic Society, 1920. - Colour-printed map (30 x 44 cm). Map showing Philby’s route. Inset of Central Arabia. Not in Ankary; Al-Qasimi.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hansel & Grethel [sic], & other Tales by the Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      - London: Constable, 1920. 4to, (xii), 159, (1) pp. 20 colored plates tipped in plus 28 black and white illustrations in the text. Original gilt titled blue cloth, spine a little dull. First separate edition. Originally published as part of Grimm's Fairy Tales in 1909. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Acquafortisti italiani. Raccolta di acqueforti, acquetinte, puntesecche, maniera nera, di 150 artisti... Commenti di Raffaello Biordi e Alfredo Petrucci.

      a spese di Cesare Ratta, 1920. Tre volumi di cm. 36 con breve testo introduttivo al primo volume ed una raccolta di quasi 500 tavole complessive nei tre volumi. Legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena con piccole punte, dorsi a nervi con titoli su doppio tassello. Conservate le belle brossure edit. illustrate. Qualche menda ai dorsi delle legature, peraltro esmeplare ben conservato. Edizione di 500 esemplari numerati. Opera di assoluto riferimento in materia, non comune a reperirsi completa ed in perfetto stato di conservazione come per il presente esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        HAGGADA SHEL PESAH IVRE TAYTSH

      London; Shapiro [1920] - Original Wraps. 8vo. [24] pages. 23 cm. First edition. In Hebrew and Yiddish (described on title page as "Taytsh" and "Zhargon") . London Yiddish Haggadah. Subjects: Hagadah - Commentaries, Yiddish. Passover - Liturgy – Texts. OCLC lists one copy (Natl Libr Israel) . Pages aged and brittle, small edge wear and chipping to edges of rear wrap; small tear to last page, previously repaired. Scarce. Good condition. (HAG-13-43) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        HAGGADA SHEL PESAH Â… IVRE TAYTSH

      London; Shapiro. [1920]. Original Wraps. 8vo. [24] pages. 23 cm. First edition. In Hebrew and Yiddish (described on title page as “Taytsh” and “Zhargon”) . London Yiddish Haggadah. Subjects: Hagadah - Commentaries, Yiddish. Passover - Liturgy – Texts. OCLC lists one copy (Natl Libr Israel) . Pages aged and brittle, small edge wear and chipping to edges of rear wrap; small tear to last page, previously repaired. Scarce. Good condition. (HAG-13-43) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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