1920s Books

Famous books of the 1920s with emphasis on the first half of the decade.
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Winnie-the-Pooh, 1926. Don't listen to Dorothy Parker - it's charming! 1920s Books, Dorothy Parker, Children’s Literature, Christopher Robin, Famous Books, Milne, Eeyore, Great Words, Digital Library
Winnie-the-Pooh, 1926. Don't listen to Dorothy Parker - it's charming!
Ulysses, by James Joyce (1922) - set in Dublin June 1904. James Joyce, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Book Worth Reading, Michael Chabon, Postmodernism In Literature, Best Novels, Banned Books, Ulysses
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Ulysses, by James Joyce (1922) - set in Dublin June 1904.
The Enchanted April  ELIZABETH" [Elizabeth VON ARNIM], 1922 - a 1923 best seller in UK and USA (Available free from project Gutenberg) Elizabeth Von Arnim, Free Ebooks Online, Unhappy Marriage, Medieval Castle, Free Kindle Books, Rare Books, Wisteria
The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim
The Enchanted April ELIZABETH" [Elizabeth VON ARNIM], 1922 - a 1923 best seller in UK and USA (Available free from project Gutenberg)
Germany. All Quiet on the Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque, a veteran of the first World War, was first published in German in 1928. It tells the story of six German soldiers who volunteered to fight in World War I, and the impact of experiencing the horror and brutality of war first hand. During the Nazi regime The book was banned in Germany as the anti-war theme posed a threat to the Nazi regime in the 1930s. Carl Jung, Reading Library, Grimm, Martin Luther, Von Kleist, Banned Books Week, The Book Thief
Germany. All Quiet on the Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque, a veteran of the first World War, was first published in German in 1928. It tells the story of six German soldiers who volunteered to fight in World War I, and the impact of experiencing the horror and brutality of war first hand. During the Nazi regime The book was banned in Germany as the anti-war theme posed a threat to the Nazi regime in the 1930s.
State Library of NSW
State Library of NSW
Pinocchio Le Avventure Di Pinocchio Italian copy . 1921 ( I think ) . illustrations by Carlo Chiostri Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Children's Books, Antique Books, Vintage Posters, Vintage Ideas, Pinocchio, Childrens Stories, Childrens Books, Book Cover Art
Pinocchio
Pinocchio Le Avventure Di Pinocchio Italian copy . 1921 ( I think ) . illustrations by Carlo Chiostri
Deauville, written and illustrated by Pierre de Régnier (Tigre) in 1927. Dedicated to ‘Fred, the bartender of the Casino, who prevented me from dying of thirst’. Deauville, France, Paris, Emphasis, Portrait, Dedication, Prevention
Pierre de Régnier aka Tigre
Deauville, written and illustrated by Pierre de Régnier (Tigre) in 1927. Dedicated to ‘Fred, the bartender of the Casino, who prevented me from dying of thirst’.
Emmy Hennings. Das Brandmal: Ein Tagebuch. Berlin: Erich Reiss Verlag, 1920. Cover by John Heartfield (Helmut Herzfeld). John Heartfield, Berlin, Book Illustration, Illustrations, Emmy Hennings, Dada, Female Artists
Das Brandmal
Emmy Hennings. Das Brandmal: Ein Tagebuch. Berlin: Erich Reiss Verlag, 1920. Cover by John Heartfield (Helmut Herzfeld).
Main Street, 1920 by Sinclair Lewis. 100 Best Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Big Books, Summer Book Club, Summer Books, Vintage Books
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Main Street, 1920 by Sinclair Lewis.
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, Jr. Reno. Second Printing. 1929. Book is in good plus condition; dust jacket is in good condition—jacket shows chips, tears, and a discolored spine. Cary Grant said, “Divorce is a game played by lawyers.” It was not always that way. It once resembled a luxe version of summer camp. In the first half of the Twentieth Century, society divorced just so they could spend some time in then glamorous Reno. The author, a Vanderbilt scion, was intimately familiar with the process... Elsa Maxwell, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Online Boutique Stores, Smart Set, Cover Artwork, Pink Outfits, Early 20th Century
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Vanderbilt, Cornelius, Jr. Reno. Second Printing. 1929. Book is in good plus condition; dust jacket is in good condition—jacket shows chips, tears, and a discolored spine. Cary Grant said, “Divorce is a game played by lawyers.” It was not always that way. It once resembled a luxe version of summer camp. In the first half of the Twentieth Century, society divorced just so they could spend some time in then glamorous Reno. The author, a Vanderbilt scion, was intimately familiar with the process...
Book cover, showing the front and spine.  In the center is a rectangle enclosing the image of a man wearing a jacket, standing and looking right; behind him is a backdrop of a city, with violent ocean waves below it.  Above the rectangle is the title, "Gods' Man", and below the rectangle is the subtitle, "A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward", first published in 1929 Amazing Book Covers, Lynd, Relief Print, The First Americans, Adults Books
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Book cover, showing the front and spine. In the center is a rectangle enclosing the image of a man wearing a jacket, standing and looking right; behind him is a backdrop of a city, with violent ocean waves below it. Above the rectangle is the title, "Gods' Man", and below the rectangle is the subtitle, "A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward", first published in 1929
Daphne Du Maurier, c1922 (Ruth Bartlett) Book Writer, Book Authors, Story Writer, Famous Women, Famous People, Joseph Conrad, Samuel Beckett, Writers And Poets
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Daphne Du Maurier, c1922 (Ruth Bartlett)
The Plastic Age Vintage Paper, Heinrich Heine, A Fine Romance, Books For Teens, Teen Books, Nostalgic Images
The Plastic Age
Silent Film Fans
Silent Film Fans
Ulysses 1922 Book Cover Design, Book Design, Web Design, Type Design, Grafik Design, Lettering Design, Hand Lettering, Best Design Books
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Ulysses 1922
Rainer Maria Rilke with the painter Baladine Klossowska and her son Balthus, 1922, Beatenberg, Switzerland Rainer Maria Rilke, Hermann Hesse, Pierre Bonnard, Edward Hopper, John Piper, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Paula Modersohn Becker, Thurn Und Taxis
Chemin faisant
Rainer Maria Rilke with the painter Baladine Klossowska and her son Balthus, 1922, Beatenberg, Switzerland
Money, Love and Kate   1923 Vintage Stuff, Victorian Books, Cover Art Design, Childrens Prints
Money, Love and Kate 1923
Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton Date, I Love Books, Twenties Style, Moon Book, Artist Loft, Edith Wharton, Book Porn
Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
Babbitt, first published in 1922, is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society, and behavior, it critiques the vacuity of middle-class American life and its pressure toward conformity. An immediate and controversial bestseller, Babbitt is one of Lewis's best-known novels and was influential in the decision to award him the Nobel Prize in literature in 1930. (Wikipedia) Great Books, Best Fiction Books, Sinclair Lewis, Nobel Prize In Literature, American Dream
Babbitt, first published in 1922, is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society, and behavior, it critiques the vacuity of middle-class American life and its pressure toward conformity. An immediate and controversial bestseller, Babbitt is one of Lewis's best-known novels and was influential in the decision to award him the Nobel Prize in literature in 1930. (Wikipedia)
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928) Photoplay Book Cover Movie Magazine, Book And Magazine, Magazine Covers, Movie Posters Vintage, Vintage Movies, Vintage Classics
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928) Photoplay Book Cover
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1928) Photoplay Book Cover
Sinclair Lewis 1921 Royalty Free Images, Royalty Free Stock Photos, Great Photos, Writers, Invite, Conversation
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Sinclair Lewis 1921
Anita Loos (1889 - 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Old Hollywood Glamour, Vintage Hollywood, In Hollywood, Edna Purviance, Fritz Lang, Silent Film Stars, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Jazz Age
Anita Loos (1889 - 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
1929, January 1. Release of "Is Sex Necessary? An extraodinarily confusing approach to an old subject written by expert skaters on the thin ice of decorum." The skaters were James Thurber and E. B. White. A World Beyond, How To Influence People, Janis Joplin, Book Images, Dead Man, London City, Classic Books, Autobiography
1929, January 1. Release of "Is Sex Necessary? An extraodinarily confusing approach to an old subject written by expert skaters on the thin ice of decorum." The skaters were James Thurber and E. B. White.
James Joyce and  Sylvia Beach (who published him) of Shakespeare & Company. Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Iconic Photos, Thomas Carlyle, Shakespeare And Company, La Rive
The Jazz Age in Paris
James Joyce and Sylvia Beach (who published him) of Shakespeare & Company.
Sussex, 1923. Joyce after he started Finnegans Wake Michel De Montaigne, Famous Authors, Finnegans Wake, People Of Interest, World Literature
The Jazz Age in Paris
Sussex, 1923. Joyce after he started Finnegans Wake
Poirot Investigates Agatha Christie, 1924.  [via artdecoblog] Agatha Christie's Poirot, Hercule Poirot, Detective, Agatha Christie Books, Mellow Yellow
book-aesthete
Poirot Investigates Agatha Christie, 1924. [via artdecoblog]
First edition of The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway (1926). Ernest Hemingway, Harlem Renaissance, Paris Books, The Sun Also Rises, Jorge Luis Borges
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First edition of The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway (1926).
Demian by Herman Hesse.  Published by Boni and Liveright, 1923. First American edition, first printing. (Via artdecoblog) Book Art, Art Design, Ex Libris
konsumerism run amok
Demian by Herman Hesse. Published by Boni and Liveright, 1923. First American edition, first printing. (Via artdecoblog)
Langston Hughes was born 112 years ago today in Joplin, Missouri. This photo was taken by Nickolas Muray, a Hungarian-American photographer who was also an Olympic fencer, in 1923 when Mr. Hughes was about 21 years old. American Poets, American Author, Black Power, Nickolas Muray, Boris Vian, Modern Postcard, Langston Hughes, Vintage Black Glamour, African Diaspora
Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer
Langston Hughes was born 112 years ago today in Joplin, Missouri. This photo was taken by Nickolas Muray, a Hungarian-American photographer who was also an Olympic fencer, in 1923 when Mr. Hughes was about 21 years old.
HEMINGWAY, ERNEST A Farewell to Arms. New York: Scribner's, 1929 Ernst Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway Books, 100 Books To Read, A Farewell To Arms, Tarot
(#115) Hemingway, Ernest
HEMINGWAY, ERNEST A Farewell to Arms. New York: Scribner's, 1929
CONRAD, JOSEPH THE ROVER. LONDON: T. FISHER UNWIN, 1923 Sothebys, Art Exhibition, Impressionist, Fisher, 20th Century, Modern Art
(#172) Conrad, Joseph
CONRAD, JOSEPH THE ROVER. LONDON: T. FISHER UNWIN, 1923
JOYCE, JAMES Ulysses (pp. 136-137). Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1924 12" single-sided 78 rpm recording with printed white paper label signed and dated by Joyce, "James Joyce / Paris / 27 November 1924; 78 Rpm Records, White Paper, Music Record, Labels
(#208) Joyce, James
JOYCE, JAMES Ulysses (pp. 136-137). Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1924 12" single-sided 78 rpm recording with printed white paper label signed and dated by Joyce, "James Joyce / Paris / 27 November 1924;
Falukner potrait: ODIORNE, WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM A group of 3 gelatin silver photographic portraits of William Faulkner, November 1925 William Faulkner Quotes, William Cunningham, Literary Circles, Luxembourg Gardens, Outdoor Portraits, Cicero
(#251) Odiorne, William Cunningham
Falukner potrait: ODIORNE, WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM A group of 3 gelatin silver photographic portraits of William Faulkner, November 1925
FAULKNER, WILLIAM Soldiers' Pay.  New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; 190 x 133 mm).  Publisher's blue cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in yellow, floral endpapers.  LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD A Rose For Emily, Light In August, Aftermath Of War, As I Lay Dying, Father Abraham, The Big Sleep, Short Novels
(#234) Faulkner, William
FAULKNER, WILLIAM Soldiers' Pay. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; 190 x 133 mm). Publisher's blue cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in yellow, floral endpapers. LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JOYCE, JAMES Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1929 Shakespeare And Company Paris, Thomas Roberts, William Carlos Williams, Literary Criticism
(#204) Joyce, James
JOYCE, JAMES Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1929
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT The Great Gatsby. New York: Scribner's,1925 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 ins;  190x 130 mm). Publisher's green linen-like cloth with gilt spine title; gilt faded, edges rubbed. Pictorial dust-jacket designed by Cugat with the  "J"  corrected by hand ... Custom cloth slipcase and chemise with gilt morocco label.  LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD Jay Gatsby, Gatsby Book, Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald, Barack Obama, The Things They Carried, Rare Edition, Today In History
(#176) Fitzgerald, F. Scott
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT The Great Gatsby. New York: Scribner's,1925 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 ins; 190x 130 mm). Publisher's green linen-like cloth with gilt spine title; gilt faded, edges rubbed. Pictorial dust-jacket designed by Cugat with the "J" corrected by hand ... Custom cloth slipcase and chemise with gilt morocco label. LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT The Vegetable, or from President to Postman. New York: Scribner's,1923 - First edition of Fitzgerald's only drama.  A flop from its 19 November 1923 opening night, with people heading up the aisles up during the second act, either bored or or as Zelda suggested, offended by a "sacreligious" mention of the bible. Opening Night, Auction
(#175) Fitzgerald, F. Scott
FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT The Vegetable, or from President to Postman. New York: Scribner's,1923 - First edition of Fitzgerald's only drama. A flop from its 19 November 1923 opening night, with people heading up the aisles up during the second act, either bored or or as Zelda suggested, offended by a "sacreligious" mention of the bible.
CONRAD, JOSEPH THE ROVER. LONDON: T. FISHER UNWIN, 1923 Conrad, Flask, Joseph
(#171) Conrad, Joseph
CONRAD, JOSEPH THE ROVER. LONDON: T. FISHER UNWIN, 1923
Binding of The Tower by W.B. Yeats, first edition (1928), at Sissinghurst. ©NTPL/John Hammond West Home, Art Deco, Magic Realism
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Binding of The Tower by W.B. Yeats, first edition (1928), at Sissinghurst. ©NTPL/John Hammond
1920. Publication of the edition of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" that is illustrated by James Ellsworth "Worth" Brehm. . Tom Sawyer Book, Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, Homeschool Reading, Homeschooling, Book Sites, Printed Pages, Book Nooks
Harper and Brothers Pictorial Hardcover and Gift Editions
1920. Publication of the edition of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" that is illustrated by James Ellsworth "Worth" Brehm. .
1923. Publication of the pictorial hardcover edition of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Illustrations by Worth Brehm High School Literature, Fictional Heroes, Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, Gulliver's Travels, John Black, Important Life Lessons, Of Mice And Men
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1923. Publication of the pictorial hardcover edition of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Illustrations by Worth Brehm
1924. Publication of a this pictorial hardcover edition of Mark Twain's "Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," illustrated by Eugene M. Frandzen. King Arthur's Court, Story Poems, Peter Paul Rubens, Mark Twain, Vintage World Maps, Brother, Hardcover
Harper and Brothers Pictorial Hardcover and Gift Editions
1924. Publication of a this pictorial hardcover edition of Mark Twain's "Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," illustrated by Eugene M. Frandzen.