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         Newspaper, #1-18 [Rare Complete Run]

      Self-Published 1957-1979, NY - A complete run of Green's self-published newspaper, Newspaper, which he founded to extol the writing of William Gaddis, whose first novel appeared in 1955 and was dismissed by critics: "jack green" (a pseudonym of Christopher Carlisle Reid) created "newspaper," and wrote as a literary critic, praising Gaddis' work, and his efforts are believed to have been the spur for the new edition of The Recognitions published in 1962. Gaddis' novel eventually made Time magazine's list of the 100 best novels from 1923 to 2005. Green published 17 issues of Newspaper from 1957-1966, at which point he closed Newspaper and refunded his subscribers, only to resurface in 1979 with issue #18, and then cease publication once again. This is a complete run: issues #1-17, on poor quality legal-sized paper with text on both sides, originally stapled in the upper left corner (staples now removed on all but one issue). The final issue is a small format, on better paper. Together with a 1966 list of the back issues and their prices, and a note from "jack green" (signed in type), dated 8/29/66 saying "im [sic] closing newspaper ive changed away from that kind of writing, or perhaps ive just run out of gas." With a calculation of the refund owed the subscriber. Over the course of publication, Green had branched out beyond Gaddis to cover other writers such as Joyce and Faulkner, and other topics such as voting and peyote (not simultaneously), William Reich, and insurance. One issue had two illustrations tipped onto the front page: one is detached, one is now missing. Underlinings in one issue; all but the final issue are heavily acidified; else a near fine set. Surprisingly, given its impact on the critical reception of William Gaddis' first novel -- and by extension on Gaddis himself and his overall body of work -- we could find no indication in OCLC that any institution holds a complete collection. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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         Coup de Grâce

      New York: Farrar, Strauss and Cudahy, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 1st American edition. A contemporary, signed, inscription from Yourcenar, fills the front free endpaper with a long quotation. Fine in fine dustjacket. Marguerite Yourcenar is under appreciated but will ambush you like identity theft. In Coup de Grâce a Prussian officer murders the woman who loves him because he loves her brother, in line with the central figures throughout her fiction, men torn between their passions and society's demands, during key moments of history. After WW II, she lived in France and the U. S. with her partner, Grace Frick, who translated this book into English. In 1950 they moved to Maine, and in 1980 (go Margot) Yourcenar became the first woman elected to the Academie Française (all customs were once eccentricities), that elitist society, created by Cardinal Richelieu in 1634 (the very Richelieu from The Three Musketeers), limited to 40 constituents entrusted with guarding French culture and to which admission is only upon the death of a sitting member (you can write your own joke here)_______________.

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         On Poetry and Poets

      London: Faber and Faber, 1957. First Edition. [8], 262 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth; printed dust jacket. Closed tear at top of front panel, some light chipping at ends of spine panel. First Edition. [8], 262 pp. 8vo. With ALS to Louis Untermeyer. A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY, WITH A REVEALING LETTER BY ELIOT. Louis Untermeyer's copy, with newspaper clippings neatly pinned and laid-in at front and with a TLS from Eliot mounted on the pastedown, 16 August 1961. Eliot replies to the author-editor's request for a submission of a 6-10 page typescript, with an advance of $1,000, intended for children. "I am afraid I cannot run to that length for a script intended for children of 6 to 8. Nor do I believe I could or should try to compose a children's story limited to a vocabulary of 250 words laid down in advance. I have only written verse for children, and I have always maintainted the view, judging from the children of my acquaintance, is correct, that children like long and euphonious words, without understanding them. Indeed, for me as a child, and I am sure for any intelligent child who likes reading the new and unknown words are part of the fun. They may even be words that the child would not use until it is grown up. So I am afraid I cannot be one of your distinguished contributors." Untermeyer and his wife Bryna Ivens Untermeyer created a number of books for young people in the series Golden Treasury of Children's Literature. He edited for the Crowell-Collier Press the Modern Masters for Children Series in the 1960s. It is most likely for this that he solicited a submission from Eliot. Eliot's most famous work for children was 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' [1939]. Gallup A69

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         RIVISTA DI FILOLOGIA E D'ISTRUZIONE CLASSICA N.S. VOL. XXXV (LXXXV DELLA RACCOLTA)

      LOESCHER-CHIANTORE, 1957. ITALIANO 0,76 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, con coperta rigida in mezza tela rossa, con piatti marmorizzati leggermente ingialliti ai bordi e con piccola abrasione al piatto anteriore, dorso con titoli d'oro, leggermente scolorito e con minime tracce d'uso, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo e qualità della carta USATO

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         STUDIO SULLA SATIRA DI GIOVENALE

      LE MONNIER, 1957. ITALIANO 0,78 In italiano con parti di testo in latino, pagine leggermente ingiallite ai bordi causa tempo, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli rossi e neri, ingiallita ai bordi e con lievi tracce d'uso, dorso ingiallito e con tracce di umidità USATO

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         Phantasiestücke in Callots Manier. 12 Bände (= komplett). Blätter aus dem Tagebuch eines reisenden Enthusiasten. Mit einer Vorrede von Jean Paul. [Signierte Exemplare].

      Berlin, Walter de Gruyter. 1957 - 8°. 21,5 cm. 394, 319, 332, 222, 302, 262, 245, 299, 409, 278, 283, 294 Seiten. Blaue Ganzlederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf rotem Lederschildchen. Kopfgoldschnitt. (E. T. A. Hoffmann, Poetische Werke). Nummer 20 von 100 Exemplaren der limitierten und nummerierten Erstausgabe. Mit Federzeichnungen von Walter Wellenstein. Jeder Band von Illustrator Walter Wellenstein signiert. Rücken teilweise leicht berieben und minimal bestoßen. Ansonsten sehr gute Exemplare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen]
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         Toi & Moi. (1 E.A.S. + 1 L.A.S.)

      S.l., Maurice Gonon 1957 - Frontispice de Dignimont (en couleurs). Cette nouvelle édition contient un poème inédit de Paul Géraldy : ABSENCE, elle est ornée de culs-de-lampe gravés par G. Aufschneider. Édition tirée à 3100 exemplaires sur Grand Vélin. Celui-ci porte le numéro 1942 et contient un disque (17cm-33 tour) sur lequel Paul Géraldy a enregistré lui-même et pour la première fois, les 10 poèmes suivants : Tristesse, Abat-jour, Chance, Dualisme, Lettre, Bruits de voix, Passé, Sagesse, Mort du baiser. Sans lieu, Maurice Gonon - 1957 - 159 pages. Exemplaire enrichi d'un portrait de l'auteur en photographie originale (23x17) avec un Envoi Autographe Signé et accompagné d'une Lettre Autographe Signée. Complet & Contrôlé. Reliure éditeur, dont la maquette originale est dûe à Paul Bonet, a été réalisée par les Éts. Dhuiège. Les fers ont été gravés par Deberny et Peignot. Étui renforcé par du ruban adhésif. Pas de rousseur. Ouvrage en très bon état. Format in-8°(24x19). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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         Three original photographs of Ernest Hemingway circa 1957

      FINE. Group of three original black and white photographs of Ernest Hemingway, all in excellent condition, two of which are the publisher's file copies of images that appeared in the rare 1957 papmplet "El Floridita de Hemingway", a coolection of cocktail recipies issued by the Havana Club Rum Company, Havana, Cuba. Two are mounted on board and stamped on the back "Biblioteca de Fernando & Campoamor". The first, which is 7 1/4" x 6" borderless, is a candid shot that shows Heminway seated a a restaurant table reading a newspaper and flanked by two beautiful women. The reverse has a label affixed, "El Floridita De Hemingway, Fig. 12". The second is 7" x 9 1/2", borderless, and shows Hemingway posed next to three horses. The third photo is stamped on the verso "foto majoni/ Cortina". 4" x 7" matte finsh and is a candid showing the author in ski clothing standing in the snow next to a chalet and in front of a snow covered peak. We are unaware if this image was ever published. NON-REPRODUCABLE SCAN OF THE GROUP OF PHOTOS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ)]
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         Dr No.

      London: Jonathan Cape 1957. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.256. Publisher's black cloth, silver titles to spine, in pictorial dust-jacket designed by Pat Marriott. The first issue without the 'Dancing Lady' design on the upper board (present on the later issue). Book is clean and bright with some minor dustiness to top edge, previous description affixed to endpaper (discreetly beneath flap), jacket a trifle edgeworn, spine gently toned. Near fine, in a bespoke leather-spined clamshell case.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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         Coup de semonce.

      Paris. 25 mars 1957 - . Double feuillet 32,5 x 25,5 cm. impression en noir sur papier d'Auvergne Richard de Bas. Long tract contre les tendances religieuses et réactionnaires de G. Mathieu et S. Hantaï (anciennement surréaliste) en réaction à l'exposition de la Galerie Kléber. tract signé par J.-L. Bédouin, Bénayoun, Breton, R. Ivsic, Toyen, J. Mansour, J. Schuster, B. Péret, P. de Massot, etc. E.O. 1/40 ex. num. portant les signatures autographes en couleurs de E.L.T. Mesens, G. Legrand, B. Péret, A. Breton, J. Mansour, Ch. Flamand, J.-L. Bédouin, R. Benayoun, J. Schuster. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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         The Poverty of Historicism

      Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1957. Initialled (K.R.P.) and briefly inscribed atop front free endpaper by Popper to Harry Kidd in year of publication, when Kidd was Secretary of the London School of Economics where Popper taught. xiv, 166 pages. Index. "Puts paid to all attempts at futurology by pointing out that the future depends on new knowledge which by definition we do not have today." - Samuel Brittan, The Week. "Exposes 'historicism' with such force and precision, and makes so clear its incompatability with any kind of scientific empiricism, that there is no further excuse for confusing these two." - Isaiah Berlin. Popper was "One of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century." - The Daily Telegraph. Quarter-inch incidental mark to page 20, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Minor cant to spine. Modest loss to dust jacket at corners. A quality signed copy of this momentous work.

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         Tales from the White Hart

      DEL REY, NEW YORK 1957 - INGLESE Brossura con alette con immagine a colori sul piatto di Tony Gleeson. Interno integro con pagine lievemente ingiallite . Dedica e prefazione a cura dello stesso autore.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, 1957-01-01. Ninth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author. Inscribed and dated 10/25/67 by Rand on the FFEP. Full green cloth binding with gilt initials on front panel and gilt lettering on black background on spine. The corners are sharp and binding is tight. The panels show only a trace of handling, and there is a spot of rubbing at the foot of the spine. Black top stain is not faded, deckled edges are crisp. Text is clean and unmarked. Several tape ghosts on the rear and front pastedowns resulting from a long since removed protective cover are the flaws noted on this handsome copy. Illustrated dust jacket shows only a trace of handling, not price clipped and the date 10/57 is on the front flap. A new mylar cover has been added.

      [Bookseller: Chaparral Books]
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         Dr No.

      London: Jonathan Cape 1957 - FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.256. Publisher's black cloth, silver titles to spine, in pictorial dust-jacket designed by Pat Marriott. The first issue without the 'Dancing Lady' design on the upper board (present on the later issue). Book is clean and bright with some minor dustiness to top edge, previous description affixed to endpaper (discreetly beneath flap), jacket a trifle edgeworn, spine gently toned. Near fine, in a bespoke leather-spined clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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         Atlas Shrugged [First Printing]

      Random House, New York 1957 - Stated first printing. Beautifully signed by Ayn Rand on signature cut lightly adhered at title page: "Ayn Rand". Green, full-cloth boards, gilt cover initials and crisp spine titles on black field, moderate shelf wear, discoloration. Deckled pages near fine; few pages w/brief underscore. Green top-stain. Bind good; back hinge reinforced. Original dust wrapper, moderate edge wear, chip, discoloration; clipped, protected in new clear sleeve. Code 10/57 at front flap. Striking cover art by George Salter. Very attractive. Rare near very good first printing in original jacket. In Rand's greatest achievement - and last work of fiction - she dramatizes her unique philosophy through an intellectual story that integrates ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, politics, and sexuality. Set in a near-future U.S.A. whose economy is collapsing as a result of the mysterious disappearance of leading innovators and industrialists, this novel presents an astounding panorama of human life. Endowed w/larger-than-life characters and charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is a revolutionary epic. 1184 pages. Insured post. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         XXe siecle. Nouvelle serie, No. 9 (double): Vrai et faux realisme dans L'art contemporain.

      Paris, Vingtieme Siecle, 1957. - circa 31,5 x 24,6 cm. With 6 extra plates in lithograph and pochoir Illustrated original softcover With lithographs by Chagall and Fautrier, pochoirs by Delaunay, Mondrian, Capogrossi and Magnelli. "- Very fine, only the spine a little darker, else crisp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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         How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

      New York: Random House, 1957 - Tall quarto. Original laminated pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine ends creased, slight rubbing to extremities. An excellent copy in the bright jacket, a little loss to spine ends, creasing to edge. Illustrated throughout by the author. First edition, first printing, in the first issue dust jacket with the advertisement for The Cat in the Hat on the rear panel and the list of fourteen books by the author on the rear flap. Younger and Hirsch 36. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         Portrait signed and inscribed.

      No place, 1957. - 290 x 227 mm. Matted and framed (485 x 425 mm). "To Jean Reed with best wishes". - In perfect condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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         NOTE A RECENTI EDIZIONI DI ARISTOTELE ESTRATTO DAL BOLLETTINO DEL COMITATO PER LA PREPARAZIONE DELL'EDIZIONE NAZIONALE DEI CLASSICI GRECI E LATINI NUOVA SERIE FASCICOLO V

      ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DEI LINCEI, ROMA 1957 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale morbida, scolorita ai bordi e con tracce d'uso, pagine con bruniture del tempo e dedica siglata dall'A. al margine superiore della prima pag.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Bang the Drum Slowly, together with A Ticket for a Seamstich

      knopf 1957 - The first edition of Bang the Drum is inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Peter [Dzwonkoski, director of rare books and special collections at the University of Rochester], and the Ticket is signed on the front free endpaper. Sold together. Both are very good first editions in very good dust jackets. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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         Petite anatomie de l'inconscient physique ou l' Anatomie de l'image.

      Ed. Le terrain vague 1957 - . In-8 br. texte et illustrations d'Hans Bellmer. E.O. non justifié sur papier Neige. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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         American Solider Photo Album

      Okinawa, 1957. Near Fine. Oblong photo album measuring 11" x 15". Black lacquer over wooden boards accented with inlaid pieces of mother of pearl appliques, and some hand-painted details, showing a mountain and two tradition-style Japanese buildings beside a body of water; album tied with silk cords. Very good plus with chips and tears. A collection of 73 photographs and snapshots of American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, at Sobe camp in the 1950's. The majority of the assemblage are black and white photos measuring 3.5" x 5" with some 3.5" x 2.25", two 8"x10", and a 5.5" x 14" group photo. All images are clear, a few have captions either in the margins or on the verso of the photo. The group photo is laid in at the rear of the album and is creased, with one section at the right margin torn away, causing minor loss. The album depicts soldiers on duty, a work in the machine shops, views of the base camp, "clowning in the China Sea," playing baseball and basketball, along with locals and town businesses. A picture of a camp sign indicates the soldier/photographer was stationed at Sobe Area, Rycom Gen. Depot, 65th Engineer Heavy Shop Company, 596th Engineer Maintenance Company, 526th Engineer Maintenance Department." A dozen of the photos show both African American and white soldiers sharing the basketball court, work duties, and the baseball field. One of the 8" x 10" photos shows a group of black and white soldiers sharing a traditional meal, seated on the floor around a table, all diligently employing their chopsticks. A caption on one of the baseball game photos identities it as being between the Sobe Engineers and the Magushaki [Hagushaki?] bombers, a Japanese team, at Ishikawa Beach. The final picture of the group is taken in front of a U.S. Army plane, dated 1957 and personalized, "Good Luck Lt. Bass," and is signed by seven men.

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         Always Comes Evening. The collected poems. Compiled by Glenn Lord.

      Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1957 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Endpapers lightly browned. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed jacket with a few small nicks and chips. First edition, first printing, of Howard's second book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         The Bodley Head Gallery Exhibition Announcement for Golden Pictures.

      [New York:] The Bodley Head,, 1957. Single sheet folio. Housed in a yellow cloth chemise and slipcase. Black and gold illustration. A touch browned, a little creased, with a single tear to second leaf. An excellent copy. A rare survival of the Bodley Head Gallery exhibition flyer, announcing 'A Show of Golden Pictures by Andy Warhol' in December 1957. The illustration shows a seasonal figures forming a Christmas tree and first appeared on p. 137 of Harper's Bazaar, December 1957.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         On the Road

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1957. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front cover in white, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Spine ends slightly creased, very light rubbing to tips. An excellent copy in the lightly creased and unusually bright jacket, light abrasions to spine and front panel, a couple of short closed tears to top of spine and bottom of front panel. First edition, first printing, of the classic text of Beat literature. Printed in black onto light paper stock, the jacket of this US edition is liable to unsightly creasing that shows the white background. This copy is unusual for the minor amount of such creasing that is present.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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         ANTICA MEDICINA CINESE

      ISTITUTO CULTURALE ITALO-CINESE, MILANO 1957 - BIBLIOTECA SINICA ITALIANO Volume numero 10 della collana con Farmacopea cinese di Lung Po Chien ed Agopuntura di Chu Lien. Copertina e quarta con fioriture; quest'ultima con macchia di unidità in basso. Segno a matita alla copertina. Timbro editoriale all'occhiello. Pagine leggermente ingiallite ai margini con sottolineature a matita e ad penna. Annotazioni ai margini alle pagine 34 e 41.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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         Lithographe II. 1957 - 1962.

      4, 208 S., 1 Bl. mit 376 überwiegend farbigen Abbildungen und u. 11 (6 farbige) Orig.-Lithographien. Orig.-Leinen m. farbig illustriertem lithographierten Orig.-Umschlag u. Klarsichtumleger. Erste deutsche Ausgabe u. zweiter Band des sechsbändigen Werkverzeichnisses der Lithographien.- Lithographien Mourlot 391 - 402.- Kleiner Fleck auf vorderem fliegenden Vorsatz. Schönes Exemplar.

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         LAS FUENTES DEL ROMANCERO GENERAL. Madrid 1600. Obra completa. XIII Tomos

      Real Academia Española 1957 - Edición en papel de hilo, número 65 de 100 ejemplares. Encuadernación Holandesa: media piel con tejuelos, hierros y nervios / holandesa. Ejemplar en excelente estado de conservación, intonso. Conserva cubiertas originales. 8º mayor. Completa. 21-2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ad-Dalil al-'amm li'l-Mamlaka al-'Arabiya as-Su'udiya.

      Damascus, Mat'ba'at Muh'ammad Has'im al-Kutubi, 1957 AD = 1376 AH. - Small folio (200 x 282 mm). 1021, (1) pp. With numerous photo illustrations within the pagination. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt title to upper cover. The "General Guide to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia": a rare public directory to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, published on behalf of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce in what was for the monarchy an eventful year: King Saud established the first university in Saudi Arabia and the country became a member at the International Monetary Fund; also, the government was strongly occupied with international affairs in the Middle Eastern crisis, the larger Arab world, and developments of the Cold War. The volume documents the remarkable degree of development which the Kingdom had achieved since its foundation 25 years previously. - Covers somewhat rubbed; inner front hinge loose; slight browning. A well-preserved copy. OCLC 318024526. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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