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        Autograph letter signed ("Vlaminck"). N. p., 28. X. 1957.

      1957. 4to. 1 p. To one "monsieur" about the identification of one of his paintings as forgery. Vlaminck mentions certain forgers, whose productions are still in circulation: "Reçois votre lettre ci-joint photo. Toile fausse. Pour ce qui est de la publication de Faux Vlaminck il y a eu des faux Galand en 1927. Le faussaire arrêté, de nombreuses toiles de ce faussaire se trouvent chez des vendeurs [...] Ci-joint quelques photos de faux [...]".

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        ATLAS SHRUGGED

      New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. First Printing in a very good, first issue dust jacket, with $6.95 on front flap and 10/57 printed on the lower front flap and the Random House name and address on the lower rear flap. Atlas Shrugged is Ms. Rand's most important work and embodies her philosophy of objectivism. In a 1991 Library of Congress survey, a majority of Americans polled, named Atlas Shrugged as the book that had influenced their lives the most next to the Bible. Neat owner initials on front pastedown; internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Vlaminck"). N. p., 14. III. 1957.

      1957. Large 8vo. 1 p. To Marcelo Anchorena and his wife Hortensia, thanking them for the gift of books and hoping they enjoyed his gift as well. - From the Estate of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming. - Penciled marginalia erased at upper left corner.

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        CAT IN THE HAT

      - SEUSS,DR. THE CAT IN THE HAT. NY: Random Hse. (1957). 8vo, flat paper over boards (not glazed paper), 61p., small old offset marks on endpapers and name erased from free endpaper else near fine in VG dust wrapper that has some fraying at spine ends. 1st edition of Seuss's first reader (correct binding paper) in dust wrapper with price. Illustrated in bright color throughout. The importance of this book cannot be overstated. In addition to becoming a household name, the Cat In The Hat is extremely important in the history of education and children's literature. At the same time that it was amusing, it was bringing the basic concepts of reading to tens of thousands of little children who were learning without being "taught". It was a marked departure from the boring Dick and Jane type reader. The challenge of writing an entire book using only 220 different words and making the book enjoyable was enormous. Teachers began to use this book in their classrooms and it was not long before the Cat In The Hat became an American icon. First editions of this title are extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cat in the Hat

      New York: Random House, Inc.,, 1957. Octavo. Original pictorial blue boards, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. A little rubbed to extremities, occasional light offsetting from illustrations. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with wear to the ends of the spine panel. First edition, first issue, with the price listed on the dust jacket as 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues.

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        ENCHIRIDION SYMBOLORUM

      HERDER, 1957. LATINO 0,73 Pagine in buono stato di conservazione, lievissima fioritura ai tagli, coperta rigida con titoli gialli e neri al piatto ed al dorso, leggermente ingiallita e con segni di usura agli angoli leggermente piegati, dorso ingiallito e con lieve fioritura USATO

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        10 Original Fotografien; Vintage prints. Silbergelatine Abzüge. Bildformat jeweis +/- 16,5 x 22,0 cm, eines 12,2 x 22,6 cm. Rückseitig Stempel des Fotografen sowie des Architekten Prof. Dipl. Ing. Karl Otto, Architekt B.D.A. - Auf zwei Aufnahmen befindet sich der Stempel "Internationale Bauausstellung Berlin 1957 Abt. "Die Stadt von morgen" Atelier Prof. Dipl. Ing. Karl Otto. - DABEI: Eine Original Fotografie von Foto Wimmer, Berlin mit rückseitigem Text (das Foto zeigt ein Modell des Architekten Bernhard Pfau). - Durchweg schön erhalten. - Preis für die 10 Fotografien zusammen. - Siehe die Abbildung.

      - ***** KOESTER, Arthur: International Architecture Exhibition "Interbau Berlin 1957. 10 original vintage photographs; vintage prints. Silver gelatin prints. Size: +/-16.5 x 22.0 cm, 12.2 x 22.6 cm. On verso photographers and architect stamp (= Prof. dipl. engineer Karl Otto, architect B.D.A. - Additional: Wimmer, Berlin: Design model, named on verso (the photo shows a model of the architect Bernhard Pfau). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600

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        La visite de la majeste la reine elisabeth ii d'angleterre (Visit to the majesty Queen Elizabeth II Paris, April 8, 1957 ~ Roubaix, April 11, 1957)

      Imprimerie Centrale de Lausanne (Private). B00434HF0C Le present album a ete acheve d'imprimer en November 1957 par l'Imprimerie Centrale de Lausanne sur une maquette de Paul Chaland, Il a ete ecrit par Jean Farren et Maurice Croizard. La reliure est l'oeuvre de Maurice Busenhart, Maitre Relieur a Lausanne. Imprime en Suisse Publication Date: 1957. Full Leather Limited edition. [Presentation page] Cet album a ete realise par l'equipe de paris-match en souvenir du sejor dans le nord de la reine elisabeth et du prince phillip. Son edition, hors commerece, a ete limitee a cinquante-cinq exemplaires, tous nominatifs. Cet exemplaire a ete specialement imprime pour monsieur Alfred picavet (colophon rear of book) Le present album a ete acheve d'imprimer Novemember 1957 par l'Imprimerie Centrale de Lausanne sur une maquette de Paul Chaland. Il a ete ecrit par Jean Farren et Maurice Croizard. La reliure est l'oeuvre de Maurice Busenhart, Maitre Relieur a Lausanne. Imprime en Suisse. TRANSLATION: (Title) Visit of the Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Paris, April 8 1957 - Roubaix April 11, 1957 (Presentation page) This album has been realized by the team of Paris-Match in memory of the stay in the north of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip Bay. This edition, except trade, has been limited to 55 copies, all registered. This copy was specially printed for A***** M. P*******. (Colophon rear of book) This album was completed in November of 1957 printed by Imprimere Centrale de Lausanne on a model by Paul Barge. It was written by John Farren and Maurice Croizard. The binding is the work of Maurice Busenhart, Master Bookbinder in Lausanne. Printed in Switzerland 12" by 10" by 1 3/8". Full red Moroccan Leather, 6 compartments to spine with simple gilt device on each, the rest of the binding is untooled, top edge gilt, for and bottom edge heavily deckled, thick gold silk moir endpapers, high quality thick paper stock(hand made?) unpaginated(3 prelim, 2 crests facing between 2-3) 7" by 9" portrait photo of a young beautiful newly crowned Elizabeth II on page 4, facing title pages, presentation page followed by body of book, 62pp, which consist of 53 tipped in full color and b&w photographs depicting the royal couples visit on her first visit to france as sitting queen of England. Rather nice ornate test in French throughout. Condition: New as issued with only flaw is one photograph has some light creasing/wear in the middle of book. A fine copy in publishers original plain storage box. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. . Very Good.

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        Kay Thompson's Eloise In Paris Drawings by Hilary Knight - SIGNED BY THOMPSON AND KNIGHT

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition (2nd printing). Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A rare double signed copy of Thompson's second Eloise book, with whimsical illustrations by Hilary Knight. Slim quarto, original illustrated red cloth.  Signed by the author on the title page "Kay Thompson" and some years later, by the illustrator Hilary Knight, who adds above in a darker black ink "Hilary Knight / 2000." Wear to ends of spinein the original dust jacket, with small losses to the spine ends and rear upper edge.  A very good copy of a classic title rarely found signed by both of the creators.This second Eloise book details the comic adventures of the young heroine on a trip to the French capitol, accompanied by her nanny, her faithful pug Weenie, and her turtle Skipperdee. <br style="">Maurice Sendak called Eloise a "brazen, loose-limbed little monster" and anyone who has been introduced to the eccentric 6-year-old who spends her days at large in New York's Plaza Hotel pouring water down the mail chute and managing her self-imposed responsibilities can't help but be fascinated. "Eloise's birth was unexpected. At rehearsals of her act with the Williams Brothers, Thompson [who was a professional singer] prized punctuality. Then one day she was late. In a high, childish voice that she had never used before, she made her apology. One of her co-workers said, 'Who are you, little girl?' Thompson replied, 'I am Eloise. I am six.' The others joined in the game, each assuming a juvenile identity, and it became a regular rehearsal pastime" (New York Times). That pastime became a book, with three more to follow in Thompson's lifetime. "Eloise became an alternative persona for Kay Thompson, much as the dummy Charlie McCarthy was for Edgar Bergen? [allowing] Thompson to express contrarian thoughts and ideas. Eloise took form as a lonely and whimsical child who created her own world" (Marie Brenner).<br style=""><br style="">

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        ATLAS SHRUGGED

      New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. First Printing in a very good, first issue dust jacket, with $6.95 on front flap and 10/57 printed on the lower front flap and the Random House name and address on the lower rear flap. Atlas Shrugged is Ms. Rand's most important work and embodies her philosophy of objectivism. In a 1991 Library of Congress survey, a majority of Americans polled, named Atlas Shrugged as the book that had influenced their lives the most next to the Bible. Neat owner initials on front pastedown; internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        ENCHIRIDION SYMBOLORUM

      HERDER, BARCINONE 1957 - LATINO Pagine in buono stato di conservazione, lievissima fioritura ai tagli, coperta rigida con titoli gialli e neri al piatto ed al dorso, leggermente ingiallita e con segni di usura agli angoli leggermente piegati, dorso ingiallito e con lieve fioritura

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        La visite de la majeste la reine elisabeth ii d'angleterre (Visit to the majesty Queen Elizabeth II Paris, April 8, 1957 ~ Roubaix, April 11, 1957)

      Imprimerie Centrale de Lausanne (Private) - B00434HF0C Le present album a ete acheve d'imprimer en November 1957 par l'Imprimerie Centrale de Lausanne sur une maquette de Paul Chaland, Il a ete ecrit par Jean Farren et Maurice Croizard. La reliure est l'oeuvre de Maurice Busenhart, Maitre Relieur a Lausanne. Imprime en Suisse Publication Date: 1957. Full Leather Limited edition. [Presentation page] Cet album a ete realise par l'equipe de paris-match en souvenir du sejor dans le nord de la reine elisabeth et du prince phillip. Son edition, hors commerece, a ete limitee a cinquante-cinq exemplaires, tous nominatifs. Cet exemplaire a ete specialement imprime pour monsieur Alfred picavet (colophon rear of book) Le present album a ete acheve d'imprimer Novemember 1957 par l'Imprimerie Centrale de Lausanne sur une maquette de Paul Chaland. Il a ete ecrit par Jean Farren et Maurice Croizard. La reliure est l'oeuvre de Maurice Busenhart, Maitre Relieur a Lausanne. Imprime en Suisse. TRANSLATION: (Title) Visit of the Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Paris, April 8 1957 - Roubaix April 11, 1957 (Presentation page) This album has been realized by the team of Paris-Match in memory of the stay in the north of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip Bay. This edition, except trade, has been limited to 55 copies, all registered. This copy was specially printed for A***** M. P*******. (Colophon rear of book) This album was completed in November of 1957 printed by Imprimere Centrale de Lausanne on a model by Paul Barge. It was written by John Farren and Maurice Croizard. The binding is the work of Maurice Busenhart, Master Bookbinder in Lausanne. Printed in Switzerland 12" by 10" by 1 3/8". Full red Moroccan Leather, 6 compartments to spine with simple gilt device on each, the rest of the binding is untooled, top edge gilt, for and bottom edge heavily deckled, thick gold silk moir endpapers, high quality thick paper stock(hand made?) unpaginated(3 prelim, 2 crests facing between 2-3) 7" by 9" portrait photo of a young beautiful newly crowned Elizabeth II on page 4, facing title pages, presentation page followed by body of book, 62pp, which consist of 53 tipped in full color and b&w photographs depicting the royal couples visit on her first visit to france as sitting queen of England. Rather nice ornate test in French throughout. Condition: New as issued with only flaw is one photograph has some light creasing/wear in the middle of book. A fine copy in publishers original plain storage box. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.

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        Auf der Erde und der Hölle. Gedichte.

      Salzburg, Otto Müller, 1957. 125 + 3 S. Flexibler Orig. Plastik-Ebd. EA. WG II 1. - Gutes Expl. Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Auf der Erde und in der Hölle. Gedichte.

      Salzburg Otto Müller Verlag 1957. 125 (3) S. Schwarzer Kunststoffeinband mit roter Einband- und Rückenschrift. Die Rückenschrift durch Sonneneinwirkung gelb geworden. Gegenüberliegendes Blatt zur Titelseite unten kleiner (1,5) Einriß im Falz, oberer und Seitenschnitt leicht (!) nachgedunkelt, sonst gutes Exemplar des Erstlingswerkes und ersten Gedichtbandes. Dittmar 8. Brauneck 69. Der für heute gewöhnungsbedürftige Plastikeinband - Entwurf der akadem. Maler Karl Weiser - stellt vielleicht einen Zusammenhang zum katholischen Verlag her. Gesangsbücher wurden und werden ähnlich eingebunden. Karl Weiser (1911-1988 Salzburg) war jahrelang Buchgestalter und Grafiker für den Otto Müller Verlag. Ein Jahr zuvor erschien in ähnlicher Ausstatung ein Gedichtband von Theodor Kramer.( ZUZÜGLICH VERSANDKOSTEN )Versand D: 5,00 EUR Österreichische Literatur, Erstlingswerke

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        Arthur Miller's Collected Plays

      New York: Viking Press. 1957. First. First edition. Topedge a little toned, rubbing on the spine, and some foxing on the endpapers, very good in price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with a single short tear. Inscribed by the author: "To the Ayersts [?] and good luck. Arthur Miller." Includes an extended version of A View from a Bridge which was previously unpublished. Not to be confused with the Franklin Library edition with the same title published a quarter century later, this is a very uncommon book and especially so signed. .

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        Rockets Galore

      London: Chatto & Windus. 1957. First. First edition. Spine gilt a little tarnished else very near fine in slightly spine-toned, very good or better dustwrapper. Signed by the author in full on the title page, and further Inscribed by him on the front fly to his publisher, Norah Smallwood: "Darling Norah from Mont." Mont was the name that Mackenzie used with friends, the diminutive of his middle name, Montague. The sequel to Whiskey Galore, one of several of the Highland comedies by Mackenzie that were adapted for the excellent British television series Monarch of the Glen. .

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        Dali on Modern Art: The Cuckolds of Antiquated Modern Art.

      FIRST AMERICAN EDITION PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY DALI. 1 vol., inscribed by Dali on the front two blank endleaves "Pour Gerald Kean Homage de Dali 1959", text in English and French, illustrated. Bound in the publisher's black cloth backed boards, VERY GOOD, with the original DJ, slightly worn to upper edges, still GOOD.

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        O MISTÉRIO DOS PAINÉIS.

      - Volume I. O Cardeal D. Jaime de Portugal. Volume II. O 'Judeu', o seu Livro e a Crítica. Volume III. As Personagens e a Armaria. Volume IV. Os Pintores. Volume V. Os Príncipes. Últimas Páginas. Lisboa. 1957, 1958, 1959, 1963, e 1967. 5 volumes de 26x20 cm. Com xxiii-204, 227, 219, 201, e 275 pags. Brochado com as capas protegidas por papel vegetal. Ilustrado com numerosas gravuras em extratexto sobre papel couché. Todos os volumes incluem índices onomásticos, das estampas e geral. O volume 1º inclui um mapa desdobrável extratexto comparando as teses defendidas nas diversas obras que tinham sido publicadas até ao momento. 'A questão dos painéis', como é conhecida a vasta polémica que se desenrola desde a descoberta em S. Vicente de Fora em 1883, de um excepcional obra de pintura portuguesa do século XV, apaixona os especialistas e a opinião pública até aos nossos dias, ganhando ainda mais ímpeto com o recurso aos modernos meios de comunicação, como a internet. Neste trabalho o autor, defende a tese que o tema da célebre obra prima está relacionado com o Infante D. Pedro, e com o pedido do seu corpo ser inumado no Mosteiro da Batalha, reparando assim o mal que lhe tinha sido feito, ao ser sepultado sem os cuidados e honras devidos, depois da sua morte na Batalha de Alfarrobeira. Defende assim que a figura representada é D. Jaime, filho de D. Pedro, e que a obra se destinava à capela em Florença onde está sepultado. O autor recorrendo a uma grande erudição, apresenta, pela primeira, vez uma proposta de decifração do texto, que se vê num livro segurado pelo judeu no painel da relíquia, defendendo que está escrito em latim. Importante contributo para o estudo desta célebre questão, que pela sua complexidade ganha sempre com as possibilidades abertas por cada uma das novas abordagens que todas trazem algo de positivo. Location/localizacao: SDC 1-A2-D-7

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        Delta and Delta (Canada) A Magazine of Poetry and Criticism Issues 1-26 (A complete run)

      Montreal: Delta/Louis Dudek, 1957-1966. 8vo. Original wraps. Fine condition. 28 to 48 pages per issues. Wikipedia: Louis Dudek, OC (February 6, 1918 - March 23, 2001) was a Canadian poet, academic, and publisher known for his role in defining Modernism in poetry, and for his literary criticism. He was the author of over two dozen books. "As a critic, teacher and theoretician, Dudek influenced the teaching of Canadian poetry in most schools and universities in Canada."[

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        Auf der Erde und der Hölle. Gedichte.

      Salzburg, Otto Müller 1957 - 125 + 3 S. Flexibler Orig. Plastik-Ebd. EA. WG II 1. - Gutes Expl.

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        The Temple of Gold

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition stated, first printing. Signed by the author on the front free end paper. Near Fine, with fading to the top stain and light rubbing to the corners, else a very sharp copy in a Very Good+ dust jacket with price intact, toning to the spine panel, light edge wear and shallow chipping to the crown. A great copy. Signed by Goldman, better known for authoring The Princess Bride and the screenplays of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men. This was his first novel.

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        The Midwich Cuckoos

      A UK First Edition, First Printing (Michael Joseph, 1957). Near fine with a hint of offsetting to endpapers in a very good+, original and unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the top of the spine and a small closed tear to one corner. A beautiful copy, which presents as unread. One of Wyndham's most adapted works, including two film adaptations (Village of the Damned, 1960 and 1995). Cover art / illustrations by Dick Hart. The book will be wrapped with great care and shipped securely, with full insurance, to ensure safe delivery.

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        THE ANGRY DREAM

      Mystery House [1957]., New York - Octavo, cloth. First edition. Gil Brewer was one of the major writers for the Gold Medal line of paperback originals. This is the first of two of Brewer's books to be published in hardcover format. Both are scarce. "His style is simple and direct, with sharp dialogue and considerable passion and intensity ." - St. James Guide to Crime & Mystery Writers (4th edition), p. 109. A few tiny stains to lower edges from an old asphaltic lined dust jacket protector, a nearly fine copy in fine price clipped dust jacket with small closed tear to upper front panel, touch of shelf wear to extremities, and clipped price. (#125593) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Il Dottor Zivago; [with:] Doctor Zhivago [in Cyrillic].

      Milan: Feltrinelli Editore,, 1957 & [1959]. 2 volumes, octavo. Original pale green boards, titles to spines and front boards in black. With the dust jackets. Il Dottor Zivago with scarce yellow wraparound band, torn into two pieces and loosely inserted. An excellent, bright set. Hinges of Il Dottor Zivago split but holding (not affecting endpapers but gauze visible at gutter of title page and final page of text); in the jacket with laminate lifting slightly; front hinge of Russian edition split but holding (not affecting front endpaper but gauze visible at gutter of title page); in the bright jacket with some nicks and rubbing to spine ends. The first edition of Pasternak's masterpiece and the third edition in Russian (the first published by Feltrinelli). Doctor Zhivago was deemed unfit for publication within the Soviet Union due to certain passages that were perceived as anti-Soviet. It was therefore first published in Italian by Feltrinelli in 1957 after Pasternak signed a contract with him on 30 June 1956, granting the Italian publisher the copyright for translation. The history of the book's publication in Russian is somewhat tangled: the first edition in Russian was printed by the Dutch publisher Mouton without Feltrinelli's permission, as part of a covert CIA publishing and propaganda program. In January 1958 the CIA accepted through British Intelligence microfilm copies of the Russian manuscript which Feltrinelli had received from Pasternak; the book was ready for distribution by early September 1958. Feltrinelli, with Pasternak's support, had discussed the publication of a Russian edition in 1957 in collaboration with Mouton, but had not signed a contract. Unaware of the CIA's involvement, Feltrinelli saw Mouton's publication as outright fraud and considered legal action, though he later settled. A planned US edition in Russian was to be likewise published without acknowledgement of Feltrinelli's copyright. However, after the legal furore surrounding the publication of the Dutch edition, that decision was reversed, and the US edition, published in Michigan, was subsequently published with Feltrinelli's full consent and collaboration. Feltrinelli intended to publish his Russian edition concurrently with the US publication, but due to printing delays his book was not published in Italy until four months after it appeared in the US. The book earned Pasternak the Nobel Prize for literature. The award was offered in mid-October 1958, but before the end of the month, under intense pressure from the Soviet authorities, Pasternak was forced to reject it.

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        Uiterwaarden. (Dutch Washland).

      Oil on panel, 60 x 80 (78,5 x 97) cms. Signed 'Kees Bol' and dated '1957' in the lower left. Very luxury framed. Bol, Kees.

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        Look Back In Anger (With A Letter Signed By John Osborne)

      The First UK Printing published by Faber in 1957. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing to the spine ends. Gilt titling very bright. Mild offsetting to the end papers and a little toning to the text block. Free from inscriptions, erasures and markings. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. A little toning to the spine lettering and a hint of toning to flap upper edges. The photographic wrapper design looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Accompanied by a small hand written letter in John Osborne's hand. The letter is signed and dated By the author. The author refers to himself as a 'sometime playwright' and also '.the Royal Court Theatre where I have been Persona Non Grata for many years'. 'Look Back In Anger' was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Scarce with such attributes.

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        Madeline and the Bad Hat

      Viking Press, New York 1957 - New York Viking Press,1957. First trade edition. Tall slim quarto 54pp. With 32 black and yellow and 19 full color illustrations; title page, half title, third leaf, and end-papers Illustrated by the author. Full red cloth with black lettering; dustwrapper. Lithographed in the U. S. A. by Livermore and Knight Co. Published March 8, 1957 at $350 after the limited (985 copies) signed edition published December 1956. Winner of the New York Herald Tribune Children's Spring Book Festival Award. The third book in the Madeline series finds "Pepito, a bad boy and the son of the Spanish ambassador, who moves next door to the school of little girls, and they eventually reform him. l6 theme is kindness to animals" Literature: "Ludwig Bemelmans A Bibliography" by Murray Pomerance, pp 118-9. "Bemelmans The Life & Art of Madeline's Creator" by John Bemelmans Martian, p130. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kay Thompson's Eloise In Paris. Drawings by Hilary Knight. - SIGNED BY THOMPSON AND KNIGHT

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition (2nd printing). Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A rare double signed copy of Thompson's second Eloise book, with whimsical illustrations by Hilary Knight. Slim quarto, original illustrated red cloth.  Signed by the author on the title page "Kay Thompson" and some years later, by the illustrator Hilary Knight, who adds above in a darker black ink "Hilary Knight / 2000." Wear to ends of spinein the original dust jacket, with small losses to the spine ends and rear upper edge.  A very good copy of a classic title rarely found signed by both of the creators.This second Eloise book details the comic adventures of the young heroine on a trip to the French capitol, accompanied by her nanny, her faithful pug Weenie, and her turtle Skipperdee. Maurice Sendak called Eloise a "brazen, loose-limbed little monster" and anyone who has been introduced to the eccentric 6-year-old who spends her days at large in New York's Plaza Hotel pouring water down the mail chute and managing her self-imposed responsibilities can't help but be fascinated. "Eloise's birth was unexpected. At rehearsals of her act with the Williams Brothers, Thompson [who was a professional singer] prized punctuality. Then one day she was late. In a high, childish voice that she had never used before, she made her apology. One of her co-workers said, 'Who are you, little girl?' Thompson replied, 'I am Eloise. I am six.' The others joined in the game, each assuming a juvenile identity, and it became a regular rehearsal pastime" (New York Times). That pastime became a book, with three more to follow in Thompson's lifetime. "Eloise became an alternative persona for Kay Thompson, much as the dummy Charlie McCarthy was for Edgar Bergen? [allowing] Thompson to express contrarian thoughts and ideas. Eloise took form as a lonely and whimsical child who created her own world" (Marie Brenner).

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts ]
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        The Lapis

      Published by the Author, New York 1957 - Signed by Author and Illustrator. Limited Numbered Edition. Size: Folio. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. This copy is number 7 of 53 copies that has been "numbered, autographed and specially bound with original water colors". Signed and numbered by artist on colophon. 5 original watercolors included in a pocket on front paste down, each one is annotated by the artist and dated to December 25, 1954. The text and images recount the artist's dreams about the philosopher's stone. Cream colored gilt-stamped boards, pages unnumbered, approximately 38 pages, illustrated in color. Corners and spine ends bumped, a few small scratches on covers. In original glassine that is chipped on all edges and corners, torn on back cover (repaired with tape) and at front flap (not repaired). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 4 oz. Category: Art & Design; Signed by Author and Illustrator. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 011601. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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        DANDELION WINE

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1957. Canary yellow cloth. Very, very faint darkening along endsheet gutters, otherwise a fine copy in near fine dust jacket with a hint of tanning to spine and edges, and minor dust soiling to the lower panel. First edition of this central work in the Bradbury canon, and in many ways, a work which is in a class by itself for its generation. "A bucolic evocation of Bradbury's youth through rose-colored glasses. Though not strictly fantastic, this poetic blend of nostalgia and ever-so- slightly macabre happenings defines the author's view of the past as a country of the bizarre and the wonderful, and is central to Bradbury's fantasy world" - Barron. BARRON 4A-44. PRINGLE FANTASY 100, 19.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        D'un château l'autre

      Gallimard 1957 - - Gallimard, Paris 1957, 13,5x20cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition originale, un des 850 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin labeur. Cartonnage de l'éditeur relié d'après la maquette originale de Paul Bonet. Très bel exemplaire complet de son rhodoïd et de son étui souple. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 850 numbered copies on vélin labeur. Publisher's paper boards with an original design by Paul Bonet. A fine copy retaining his rhdoid plastic jacket and his soft slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        FEMMES MAROCAINES

      1957Maroc 1957 Esquisse d'un portrait de la Marocaine. Portfolio in-4 (30 X 24 cm) à couverture et rabats illustrés couleurs, composé de huit lithographies en couleurs et huit épreuves argentiques du photographe. Texte d'introduction de François Bonjean et lithographies d'Edy Legrand. Lithographies: 30 X 23,5 cm, photographies : 30 X 24 cm. Parfait état

      [Bookseller: Librairie Serge Nève]
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        Derriere Le Miroir. Marc Chagall. No. 99-100, Juillet-Aout 1957. \"Chagall à sa juste place\" Texte de Jean Paulhan.

      Paris, Maeght Editeur / Editions Pierre á Feu, 1957. Mit 7 Original Lithographien davon 4 in Farbe (inkl. 2 Doppelseiten) und 3 in schwarz-weiß. 16 S. 38 x 28 cm, Kunstmappe mit eingelegten Blättern. Minimale Gebrauchsspuren an der Mappe, sonst gut erhalten. Vollständige Ausgabe. / Seltene Originalausgabe.Versand D: 1,90 EUR DLM, Derrier Le Miroir, Lithographien

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat O. Jenischek]
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        PHILOSOPHISCHE RUNDSCHAU. Eine Vierteljahresschrift für philosophische Kritik.

      Hrsg. v. Hans-Georg Gadamer u. Helmut Kuhn. Jgge. 1-12 komplett. 8. OKart. Die ersten zwölf Jahrgänge dieser wichtigen philosoph. Zeitschrift mit zahlr. Beiträgen v. J. Habermas, W. Stegmüller, W. Scholz, E. Heintel u.v.a. über Husserl, Wittgenstein, Russell, Heidegger u.a. - Dazu: Beihefte 1 - 5. Ebda. 1957-67. Sonderhefte: Platonliteratur 1, 2 Kierkegaard-Literatur Philosophie der Physik Zur Logik der Sozialwissenschaften. - Diese meist fehlenden Sonderhefte sind separat erschienen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        40 Dessins de Picasso en Marge de Buffon. VERY FINE COPY.

      Paris, Henri Jonquieres, 1957. Stiif wrappers (softcover), 37,5 x 28,5 cms., (10), 40 b/w plates. Copy from an edition of 2000 copies numbered 227 to 2226, this being numbered '1225'. Picasso, Pablo.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        Achter glas.

      Amsterdam, Uitgeverij v/h C. de Boer Jr., 1957. Gilt lettered cloth-covered boards (hardcover) with photo-pictorial dustjacket, 29,8 x 24,2 cms., (96) pp., throughout illustrated (84 photogravures), two reproductions of colour linocuts executed by Georgette Apol, accompanying text in Dutch, photo-illustrated endpapers. Apart from some minimal/minor defects/discoloration on front dustjacket a very fine copy, hardly to be found. Keuken, Johan van der.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        THE TEMPLE OF GOLD

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM GOLDMAN ON FFEP. Author's First Book. 277(1)pp. Bound in 1/4 dark navy blue cloth over red paper covered boards, spine gilt. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ]
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        Achter glas.

      Amsterdam, Uitgeverij v/h C. de Boer Jr., 1957. Gilt lettered cloth-covered boards (hardcover) with photo-pictorial dustjacket, 29,8 x 24,2 cms., (96) pp., throughout illustrated (84 photogravures), two reproductions of colour linocuts executed by Georgette Apol, accompanying text in Dutch, photo-illustrated endpapers. A repaired tear in dustjacket covering back-panel, upper part of dustjacket chipped on front-panel, few very small tears and a very small portion lacking in d/j covering spine. Book as well as d/j generally in nice condition. Ask for detailed information/photos. SEE ILLUSTRATION. Keuken, Johan van der.

      [Bookseller: Luïscius Books]
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        Piep! mit Schutzumschlag, 1941

      Es handelt sich um ein hervorragendes Exemplar. Mit kleinem feinen Eintrag von 1957 zu Ostern "herzliche Ostgrüsse für mein Heilein von deiner Tante Bettie. Mit Schutzumschlag.

      [Bookseller: Bücherweib]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, New York 1957 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. An attractive First Issue dustjacket that has the $6.95 printed price and 10/57 code printed on the front flap. This original dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is great shape and is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's green cloth. The binding is tight with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book with a new front endpaper. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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