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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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        Féminaires.

      Paris, Editions de la Galerie Louise Leiris 1957. In folio en feuilles, chemise eet étui. 21 superbes aquatintes hors texte en couleurs d'André MASSON. Tirage unique à 57 exemplaires numérotées et signées au crayon par l'Artiste. Rare et bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Der Spielplan: die monatliche Theater-Vorschau (KONVOLUT aus 26 Bänden/ Jahrgängen) - Jg. 33 (1928) - Jg. 42 (1938) sowie die Jahrgänge 1957 - 1977.

      Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände befinden sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt KOMPLETTPREIS für 26 Bände bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten

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        Signed Photograph of John Hammond at the Newport Jazz Festival

      Newport, RI, 1957. unbound. Silver print, 10.75 x 13.75 inches, Styrofoam mounted, with Hoeffler's full signature, title, and date, in ink, along with his copyright hand stamp on the back. 1957; printed late 1970s. This print is described in the "Rochester Jazz" Photographic Collection as an Exhibition Print of "John Hammond enthusiastically responding to the Count Basie Band at Newport, July 1957." Sitting next to him is his wife Esme O'Brian Sarnoff, former spouse of Robert Sarnoff, Chairman of NBC and RCA Corp. Note: Hammond is considered one of the greatest discoverers of musical talent during the 20th century and is responsible for the careers of Billie Holiday, Count Basie, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen. Condition: This photograph was originally owned and displayed by Hoeffler as an Exhibition Print and, through handling, there are some minor imperfections, including some surface striations (almost invisible) and flatness and rounding at the corners. Very good(-) condition. American photographer best remembered for his iconic images of the American Jazz scene of the 1950s and 60s, and whose work was prominently featured in the Ken Burns acclaimed documentary "Jazz." He began this work while pursuing his BFA in Photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) where he studied with mentors Minor White and Charles Arnold and visiting photographers Ansel Adams, Ernst Hass, Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstadt, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall.

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        Vues, Laponie.

      Paris. 1957 - . Plaquette in-8 br. Textes de Christian Dotremont illustrés par Alechinsky, Appel, Corneille et Jorn. E.O. Exemplaire nominatif dédicacé et signé au colophon par Pierre Alechinsky. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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        Les aventures de Spirou et de Fantasio. Le repère de la Murène.

      Dupuis Belgique 1957 Album de bandes dessinées en couleurs in-4 ( 310 X 210 mm ) de 64 pages, cartonnage illustré en couleurs, dos de papier pincé crème. EDITION ORIGINALE BELGE. Petites usures aux coupes en queue de volume, aux 2 coins inférieurs, petit manque en queue du dos ( comme la plupart des exemplaires semble-t'il ). Gardes non fendues, joli dos, intérieur très frais, bel exemplaire, non restauré. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        L'exile et le royaume [Exile and the Kingdom]

      Paris: Gallimard. First edition. original wrappers. Very Good. FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF CAMUS'S MAJOR WORKS, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CAMUS on half-title: ''a Madame Francoise Perret / en [???] hommage / Albert Camus''. "The loneliness of the individual, the sense of foreigners in one's own land and of isolation in one's own society, is the underlying theme of the six short stories that make up Camus's Exile and the Kingdom (1957), in which 'exile' is treated in a variety of ways depending on whether it is geographical or moral in character. In this mature work, Camus appears for the most part to have left behind the darkness and violence of the war and postwar years, and to acknowledge at least a possibility of transcending the crippling limitations of everyday life…" (Alba Amoia, "Albert Camus's 'Exile' and 'The Kingdom'). The recipient, Francoise Perret (1919-1986), was an influential Swiss journalist and politician. First edition, first printing ("4 Mars 1957"), "service de press" issue. Paris: Gallimard, 1957. Octavo, original wrappers; glassine; custom box. Some toning to spine, otherwise fine. Rare signed and inscribed.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Niemeyer-Holstein, Otto. - "Zweifler".

      - Holzschnitt, auf Weißenborn-Bütten, 1957. Von Otto Niemeyer-Holstein. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 39/100. 38,9 x 29,4 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 62,5 x 46 cm (Blatt). Schmidt-Sohler-Lau 25. In Bleistift rechts unten monogrammiert. Trockenstempel des Druckers Ernst Lau. - Sehr guter Zustand. Otto Niemeyer-Holstein (1896 Kiel - 1984 Lüttenort). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1914-16 Kriegsfreiwilliger. 1919 Malkurse bei Arthur Segal in Ascona, später in Berlin. 1920 einige Monate in der Kunstakademie in Kassel. 1923 lernt er Paul Klee und Lyonel Feininger kennen. 1924 Gründungsmitglied der Künstlergruppe "Der große Bär" in Ascona. Lebt im 2. Weltkrieg zurückgezogen auf der Insel Usedom. 1953 gerät er zwischen die Fronten der Formalismusdebatte der DDR. 1954 Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Mannheim, 1961 in der Nationalgalerie Berlin. Zahlreiche Auslandsreisen. 1964 zum Professor berufen. 1969 Mitglied der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Berlin. 1981 Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Rostock.

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        Niemeyer-Holstein, Otto. - "Alpenveilchen".

      - Holzschnitt, auf Weißenborn-Bütten, 1957. Von Otto Niemeyer-Holstein. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 39/100. 40,4 x 32,2 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 63 x 46 cm (Blatt). Schmidt-Sohler-Lau 20. In Bleistift rechts unten monogrammiert. Trockenstempel des Druckers Ernst Lau. - Sehr guter Zustand. Otto Niemeyer-Holstein (1896 Kiel - 1984 Lüttenort). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1914-16 Kriegsfreiwilliger. 1919 Malkurse bei Arthur Segal in Ascona, später in Berlin. 1920 einige Monate in der Kunstakademie in Kassel. 1923 lernt er Paul Klee und Lyonel Feininger kennen. 1924 Gründungsmitglied der Künstlergruppe "Der große Bär" in Ascona. Lebt im 2. Weltkrieg zurückgezogen auf der Insel Usedom. 1953 gerät er zwischen die Fronten der Formalismusdebatte der DDR. 1954 Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Mannheim, 1961 in der Nationalgalerie Berlin. Zahlreiche Auslandsreisen. 1964 zum Professor berufen. 1969 Mitglied der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Berlin. 1981 Ausstellung in der Kunsthalle Rostock.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Philobiblon. Eine Vierteljahresschrift für Kunst- und Graphiksammler cplt. Im Auftrag der Maximilian-Gesellschaft hrsg. von Ernst L. Hauswedell, ab 1983 von Reimar W. Fuchs. Jahrgang 1 / 1957 - 45 / 2001:

      Die komplette Sammlung dieser von 1957 bis 2001 erschienenen wichtigsten deutschen Bibliophilenzeitschrift. 45 Jahrgänge zu je 4 Hefte (1971 ein Doppelheft 1/2)(= 179 Hefte)in OSchubern. Alle Hefte sehr gut erhalten!

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        The Long, Hot Summer (Original screenplay for the 1958 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. First Draft Continuity script (pre-production) for the 1958 film. Loosely based on Faulkner's 1940 novel, "The Hamlet." Ben Quick (Newman) is a con man and a barn burner who arrives in a small town in Mississippi and quickly becomes one of the locals, as well as an associate of the wealthiest family, the Varners, headed by Will (Welles). Shot on location in Louisiana. A career-revitalizing film for Ritt, after having been blacklisted for most of the 1950s. Orange titled wrappers, noted as FIRST DRAFT CONTINUITY on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 47, dated July 15, 1957. Brief notation on the front wrapper in holograph pencil. Title page present, dated July 15, 1957, noted as First Draft Continuity, with credits for screenwriters Ravetch and Frank, Jr., and story writer Faulkner. 149 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 148. Mimeograph on eye-rest green stock. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.

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        Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche. [LThK / 3. Auflage / 11 Bände]. Begründet von Michael Buchberger. Herausgegeben von Walter Kasper mit Konrad Baumgartner, Horst Bürkle, Klaus Ganzer, Karl Kertelge, Wilhelm Korf, Peter Walter. Band 1: A bis Barcelona. - Band 2: Barclay bis Damodos. - Band 3: Dämon bis Fragmentenstreit. - Band 4: Franca Hermenegild. - Band 5: Hermeneutik bis Kirchengemeinschaft. - Band 6: Kirchengeschichte bis Maximianus. - Band 7: Maximilian bis Pazzi. - Band 8: Pearson bis Samuel. - Band 9: San bis Thomas. - Band 10: Thomaschristen bis Zytomyr. -Band 11: Nachträge, Register, Abkürzungsverzeichnis.

      Gr. 8 (25 x 18 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände mit Goldprägung und Original-Schutzumschlag in Orig.-Pappschubern. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Leinengebundene und fadengeheftete Originalausgabe der 3., völlig neu bearbeiteten und maßgeblichen Auflage in sehr gutem und frischen Zustand. - Aus dem Klappentext: "Als "LThK" ist das Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche zum Markenzeichen für theologische und auch historische Kompetenz geworden. Es gehört, mit seinen Vorgängern, seit nahezu 150 Jahren zu den großen, international anerkannten Standardwerken, die sowohl für die Wissenschaft als auch für die kirchliche Praxis unentbehrlich sind. - Theologie in einer veränderten Welt: Seit dem Erscheinen der letzten Auflage des Lexikons in den Jahren 1957 bis 1965 haben sich die Zeiten tiefgehend gewandelt, auch für Theologie und Kirche. Das Zweite Vatikanische Konzil hat den Grund gelegt für eine neue Epoche. Die Liturgiereform, das neue Kirchenrecht, die Aufwertung der Bischofskonferenzen und andere Entwicklungen haben das Bild der katholischen Kirche nachhaltig verändert. Der ökumenische Austausch mit den nichtkatholischen christlichen Kirchen, besonders auch die stärkere Einbeziehung der orthodoxen Kirche, die christlich-jüdische Begegnung und das Gespräch mit den Weltreligionen haben das theologische Denken geweitet. Neue Formen von Religiosität außerhalb und das Auftreten neuer Fundamentalismen innerhalb der verfaßten Religionsgemeinschaften fordern Theologie und Kirche heraus und rufen nach tragfähigen Antworten. Die Vorzeichen einer einheitlichen Weltzivilisation und ein wachsendes solidarisches Verantwortungsbewußtsein für die sogenannte Dritte Welt, Gerechtigkeit und Frieden, die Bewahrung der Schöpfung und die Einhaltung der Menschenrechte einschließlich der Gleichberechtigung der Frau drängen auf eine angemessene theologische Berücksichtigung. Die Auseinandersetzung mit den Ergebnissen der modernen Profanwissenschaften vom Menschen, stellt die Theologie vor bislang unbekannte Aufgaben. - Das neue LThK: Damit das Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche angesichts dieser Situation auch in Zukunft seinen Rang behält und den vielfältigen Erwartungen seiner Benutzer entsprechen kann, wurde eine vollständige Neubearbeitung erforderlich. Sie behält den Grundcharakter dieses Lexikons bei. Das Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche bleibt eine alle Gebiete der Theologie umfassende Enzyklopädie, die wie wenige andere Lexika das kulturell-historische Wissen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart einbezieht. Zugleich nimmt es sich aber der Themen an, denen heute innertheologisch sowie theologisch-interdisziplinär eine besondere Aufmerksamkeit gebührt: Ökumene, Weltreligionen, Christentum und Kultur. Kirche und Gesellschaft. Theologie und Natur- wie Humanwissenschaften. Hermeneutik und Wissenschaftstheorie. Das neue LThK stellt sich den Anforderungen des wachsenden innerkirchlichen und gesellschaftlichen Pluralismus und verbindet Eindeutigkeit im Grundsätzlichen mit praxisorientierter Offenheit. Es ist kirchlich, wissenschaftlich und lebensnah verantwortet und zuverlässig, problembewußt und zukunftsweisend abgefaßt. (...)" - Mit einigen Bleistiftanstreichungen in Band 1 und 7. - Insgesamt nahezu tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Fin de Partie suivi Acte Sans Paroles.

      Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1957 - Octavo. Original white wrappers printed in black and blue. Housed in a black cloth slipcase and chemise. Pages browned as usual, spine gently rolled and a little tanned. Excellent. First trade edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "Pour Georges [?] en hommage et reconnaissance Sam Beckett Paris, fevrier 1957". One of Beckett's finest plays. Uncommon with a contemporary presentation inscription. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mapping the Transmississippi West.1540-1861

      Institute for Historical Cartography / The Grabhorn Press 1957-1963, San Francisco - San Francisco: Institute for Historical Cartography / The Grabhorn Press, 1957-1963. A completely fine set. All volumes in fine condition, with original prospectus laid in. All books are in their original plain brown wrappers (often discarded because they are, well, plain brown wrappers), with some minor wear (occasional small closed tears, minor chipping, generally very clean) . No soiling to any of the wrappers or the books, no foxing. Illustrated throughout with facsimile maps, many of which are folding; color frontispieces. (Folio) original green cloth-backed beige cloth, spines lettered in gilt, plain paper jackets. One of 1000 sets, all designed by The Grabhorn Press. First Edition. Vol. I was printed by the Grabhorn Press; Vols. 2-5 were printed by Taylor & Taylor & James Printing from the Grabhorn design. Vol. I: The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase, 1540-1804; Vol. II: From Lewis and Clark to Fremont, 1804-1845; Vol. III: The Mexican War to the Boundary Survey, 1846-1854; Vol. IV: Pacific Railroad Surveys to the onset of the Civil War, 1855-1860; Vol. V (parts 1 & 2): Civil War to the Geological Survey. The most important set of books ever published on the mapping of the West, in really wonderful condition. The definitive reference in the field. Streeter 4416. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Rare Books]
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        FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

      Cape 1957 - First edition. Original black cloth with rose and gun vignette on upper cover in Chopping dustwrapper. A fine copy (with an owner's name to the front endpaper) in a very good dustwrapper, which shows some wear to the upper corners and head of the spine and a short closed tear to the head of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Erläuterungen und Dokumente zu Max Frisch: Homo faber

      Gebraucht - Gut Ungenutzte Retoure aus dem Handel mit mittleren Lagerspuren.Der Versand aus Dtschl.erfolgt umgehend. - Frischs 'Homo faber. Ein Bericht' von 1957, die Geschichte des Ingenieurs Walter Faber, der sein Leben ganz rational gestalten will und doch vom Unverfügbaren eingeholt wird, ist nicht nur ein in der Schule häufig gelesener Text, sondern ein Klassiker der modernen Literatur - sein Thema: die Frage nach der Berechenbarkeit des Lebens, eines der Grundthemen der technisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Moderne. Dieser Band aus der Reihe 'Erläuterungen und Dokumente' löst die bisherige UB 8179 ab die Neuausgabe ist vollständig überarbeitet, erweitert und repräsentiert den neuesten Stand der Forschung. -

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        Signed Beethoven and Bach Piano Concerto Recording

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Superb bold autograph signature and inscription ("To Margaret with best wishes Glenn Gould / Feb. 58") in red ink on the verso of the 1957 LP jacket for his celebrated Columbia recordings of the Beethoven 2nd and Bach D Minor concertos with Leonard Bernstein and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Splitting to all edges of cover, small surface losses to corners of verso and spine, none affecting the signed area. From the family of friends of Seattle Symphony conductor Milton Katims, through whom they were introduced to the pianist and sold together with a handwritten note of provenance. <br><br><br />Gould had made his New York orchestral debut in 1955 with the New York Philharmonic and Leonard Bernstein playing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2.  Signed recordings from the reclusive pianist are very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Le Rivage des Syrtes

      Paris, Imprimerie Daragnès 1957 - 2 volumes in-folio (33 X 26,5 cm), maroquin brun, dos lisse janséniste, tête dorée, non rogné, couvertures et dos conservés, étuis ; plus un volume de suites (35 X 28 cm), en feuilles, sous étui demi-maroquin brun (reliure signée Gauché). Exemplaire unique, imprimé sur papier d'Auvergne, comprenant 7 croquis ou dessins originaux à la mine de plomb, par Camille Josso, l'un sur double page, quatre sont signés, trois sont sur papier calque ; le tirage unique d'une gravure, le tirage d'essai d'une autre, quatre feuillets de maquette de texte, deux cuivres originaux et une très belle suite sur soie. Tirage total à 175 exemplaires (défaut à l'étui). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        From Russia, With Love.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1957. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine and revolver and rose motif to front board in metallic red and silver. With the dust jacket. Spine a little dulled, occasional faint spot of foxing to contents and edges of text block. An excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine, some small chips to head of spine and tips, minor tape repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. This is the first of Fleming's novels for which Richard Chopping designed the jacket - as he would go on to do for virtually all the subsequent Bond books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Segundo libro de tapas

      - Buenos Aires, Botella al Mar, 1957. Introducción de Eduardo Jonquiéres. Frontis y 25 láminas en colores. Dedicatoria manuscrita con un dibujo original de Luis Seoane para el compositor Ben Molar. Apaisado, cartoné de editor. Muy buen estado. Primera edición. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        F. Witschi Successeur de U. Kreutter La Chaux-de-Fonds, Suisse. Outils et Fournitures d'Horolgerie en Gros. Uhren - Furnituren und Werkzeuge en Gros. Watch Materials and Tools. Wholesale. Herramienta y Fornituras para Relojeros. Al por Mayor. Utensili e Forniture d'Orologeria all'Ingrosso. Catalogue général d'outillage ... ecc.ecc.

      LX + 504 S. OLwd. In deutscher, englischer, franz., spanischer und italienischer Sprache. Beiliegend Ergänzungsliste vom März 1957. - Stärkere Gbrsp., R. angeplatzt, Gelenke gelockert, Randläsuren. - Mit Abbildungen sämtlicher angebotenen Werkzeuge.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        "Coucou es-tu là ? Le Martin-pêcheur et le goujon".

      Belgique CASTERMAN 1957 1Gouache en couleurs, 1957, 17 x 22 cm., encadrée.Maquette originale à la gouache reprenant l'illustration de la page 11 du conte de Delahaye, "Coucou es-tu là ?". Roussette demande à un martin-pêcheur qui vient d'attraper un goujon, s'il n'a pas vu son "poussin-coucou".

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        Signed Letter to Vronsky & Babin, inviting them to exhibitions at the Bibliotheque Nationale and the Maeght Gallery

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Signed letter to one of the foremost duo-piano teams of the twentieth century. 1 page. Letterhead of "Les Collines" (Vence), 13 June, 1957.  "Dear friends, I was very happy to hear from you. We are leaving to Paris on Saturday and will get there on Tuesday.  The preview will take place on the 21st of June at the Bibliotheque Nationale. Since I didn't have your address, I couldn't send you an invitation. Introduce yourselves as my friends; I will be there.  Another exhibition will take place on the 27th or 28th at Maeght's.  We will be happy to see you again. In the meantime I will say to you, See you soon, Marc Chagall."<br style="">Vronsky & Babin were regarded by many as one of the foremost duo-piano teams of the twentieth century. Vitya Vronsky (Viktoria Mikhailovna Vronskaya, 22 August 1909 â?? 28 June 1992) was born in Yevpatoria(then part of the Russian Empire now part of the annexed territory of Crimea in Ukraine). Victor Babin (Viktor Genrikhovich Babin, 13 December 1908 â?? 1 March 1972) was born in Moscow, Russia. They both died in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.<br style="">

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        Love's Labour's Lost. 1598. Shakespeare Quarto Facsimiles No. 10. [Introduction by W.W. Greg]. NEAR FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER

      Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1957. Sm. 4to. First Edition thus with 76pp of facsimile; blue coarse-grain cloth gilt back a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Twelve copies of the 'newly corrected' Quarto are known. This fine facsimile is from the BM copy (Heber-Daniel) C.34. l.14. EXTREMELY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.

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        Capitolium. Rassegna mensile di attività municipale

      vari editori, 1957-1965. 8vo, 9 Annate complete con num.me illustrazioni. Legature in tutta tela con tassello in pelle al ds. e titolo oro. Copp.ed. conservate all’interno. Ottimo stato di conservazione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Las Fuentes del Romancero General

      Madrid, Real Academia EspaÃ?±ola, 1957. First Edition. Soft Cover. 13 volumes; first edition. Notas e Ã?­ndices por A. RodrÃ?­guez MoÃ?±ino y M. Damonte. I. Flor de varios romances nuevos y canciones, Pedro de Moncayo, Huesca, 1589; II. Flor de varios romances nuevosââ?¬Â¦ Pedro de Moncayo, Barcelona, 1591. III. Flor de varios romancesââ?¬Â¦ P. Moncayo y Felipe Mey. 4. Flores, Pedro de. Ramillete de flores; 4.-6. parte de Flor de romances. This set is number 124 0f 600. Stock#46074. Vg / soft cover.

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        Naumann, Hermann. - Zu Scholem Alejchem. - "Tewje der Milchmann".

      - Holzschnitt, 1957-1960. Von Hermann Naumann. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 10/25. 28,0 x 24,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 48,5 x 38,5 cm (Blatt). Im Druckstock links unten monogrammiert und datiert. Außerhalb der Darstellung rechts unten signiert und datiert und links mit Auflagenbezeichnung versehen. ein Blatt mittig betitelt. - Vollständige Folge mit allen 12 Blättern. - Marginale Randmängel. Insgesamt sehr guter Zustand. Hermann Naumann (*1930 Kötzschenbroda / heute Radebeul, lebt und arbeitet in Dittersbach-Dürrröhrsdorf). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Bildhauer. 1946 Lehre als Steinmetz und Privatausbildung zum Plastiker bei Burkhart Ebe. 1947-49 Bildhauerlehre bei Herbert Volwahsen. 1950 Aufnahme in den Verband Bildender Künstler Deutschlands (VBKD) und Bezug des Ateliers im Künstlerhaus Dresden-Loschwitz. Seitdem freischaffend tätig. Gleichzeitig Beginn der Beschäftigung mit Malerei und Druckgrafik; erste Ölgemälde und Illustrationen zu Dostojewski. 1952 die brühmte Punzenstich-Folge zu Franz Kafka "Der Prozeß". 1969 Auszeichnung "Schönste Bücher der DDR" für die Illustrationen zu "Meine jüdischen Augen" beim Verlag Philipp Reclam jun. Leipzig. 1977 erste umfassende Retrospektive in der Kunsthalle Rostock, 1988 Retrospektive im Stadtmuseum Bautzen, 2000 Ausstellung zum 70. Geburtstag im Stadtmuseum Dresden, 2010 Ausstellung zum 80. Geburtstag in der Kunsthandlung Koenitz Dresden. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings, The Two Towers, The Return of the King

      George Allen and Unwin, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. George Allen and Unwin, London 1957. Filled with Original Color Illustrations by a talented artist. 3 Volume Set UK Hardback First Editions Early Printings. Maps at the endpaper. The Fellowship of the Rings Seventh Printing. The Two Towers Fifth Printing. The Return of the King Third Printing. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning, bookplate at the endpaper. Incredible drawings throughout depicting scenes, characters, and ancestry. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, age toning, shelf wear, short tears. Wrapped in new mylar covers.

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        Photograph Album - Rare - North Korea Life After War - China - Vietnam - Album of a Polish Diplomat

      North Korea, 1957. Wonsan, Pyongyang, North Korea, February 1957 - March 1959. Album of photographs taken by a Polish man whose stay in North Korea was at least two years, and who was most likely a peace-keeping delegate of the NNSC (Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission) which had been established in 1953 to protect and support North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK. [From 1954-1959 the Polish ambassador was Jedrzej Siedlecki.] Contains 126 gelatin silver print photographs and 1 sketch image postcard, tipped-in, black cardstock leaves separated with tissue guards. In addition, 4 postcards from Pyongyang, 54 photographic views of China, and 19 views of Vietnam are included at the end of the album. A neatly and methodically organized album with manuscript headings serving as general captions. Photographs vary slightly in size, the majority measuring approximately 11 x 8 cm, the smallest approximately 8 x 6 cm, and the largest approximately 13 x 8,5 cm. Oblong 8vo. elegantly illustrated cloth album measuring approximately 25 x 35 x 4 cm. Very slight wear to boards mainly to corners and upper hinge, otherwise in Very Good Condition, a rare and substantial album of photographs from North Korea. At the end of the Korean War, by virtue of the Korean War Armistice Agreement of 27 July 1953, North Korea, together with the Chinese People's Volunteer Army, invited Poland to become one of the four members of the NNSC (Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission), to carry out the functions of armistice supervision, observation, inspection, and investigation, effectively to ensure peace. The armistice declared a complete cessation of all hostilities in Korea by all armed forces, and established a Military Demarcation Line between North and South Korea. The Military Armistice Commission (MAC) and the NNSC shared the important mission of supervising and controlling the implementation of the armistice agreement. The two headquarters of those supervisory bodies were located in the small village of Panmunjom, precisely at the line of cease fire, in an area called the "joint security area". Initially a force of 300 some men in 1953, beginning in 1955 the NNSC began decreasing its presence in numbers. By 1959 only 35 Polish members remained in North Korea. This album has been compiled by a Polish man of some diplomatic importance, as he is seen departing with three of his colleagues after a stay of two years or more, and receiving a formal farewell in North Korean tradition. Further research is warranted and may find the album to be that of one of the NNSC representatives who left Korea in 1959, or perhaps even Jerzy Siedlecki (1907-1996), a Colonel in the Polish People's Army who was the Polish ambassador in North Korea from 1954 to 1959. This album contains excellent views of North Korea and the daily life of civilians during the early years of Kim Il-sung's remodeling of the nation with his radically nationalistic ideology of autonomy. Korean civilians are seen living peacefully after the Korean War, in part owing to the peace-keeping presence of the NNSC. Compiled by a Polish resident, perhaps Polish ambassador Jerzy Siedlecki who was there at the time, the photographs are largely centered in the environs of the important cities of Wonsan and Pyongyang, and at Mount Kumgang which is commonly known as Diamond Mountain. One photograph appears to show Panmunjom, where the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, and where the residences of the NNSC were situated. A few are also taken at Kaesong, the only city to have changed control from South Korea to North Korea as a result of the war. The man visits a foundry, and a site of construction which might be factory or hospital being erected, which is congruent with the post-war aid provided by the NNSC. Highlights from Wonsan, the port city and naval base in Kangwon Province, are the striking images of the North Korean people going about their day performing traditional tasks, some in small villages nearby. Simple thatched-roof homes are constructed precariously close to the seashore. Women prepare food manually in large pots while crouched on the ground, while another carries innumerable dried fish to market. Although motorcars are occasionally seen in photographs, the general populace was still using oxen pulled carts to carry produce and merchandise, and handmade wooden fishing boats at sea. At the foot of a tiered rice paddy, he photographs a subdivison of uniform homes erected in perfect rows. One image captures the opening parade of an outdoor basketball competition attended by a multitude of spectators. The North Korea flag, officially adopted on September 9, 1948, is prominent in this image. Its two blue stripes signified sovereignty, peace and friendship, the white stripes purity, while red represented Communism. The photographer visits temples and shrines, travelling through exquisite mountain valleys. Long before tourism was promoted in the region, he made a thorough trekking exploration of Diamond Mountain which renders now exceedingly rare photographs of the earliest and very modest hotel, compared by a larger one which had recently been constructed. Kuryong Falls, a simple swinging foot bridge, and the Pyohunsa Temple are also photographed. [Mt Kumgang and the Geumgangsan Diamond Mountains are a spectacular range of 12,000 volcanic pinnacles which are held in religious awe by many Koreans. and form a dramatic view of saw-toothed ridges and volcanic pinnacles. A challenging 1.6 km climb reaches the summit.] On a page captioned "Panmundzon" [Panmunjom] we actually find photographs of the lovely Korean Buddhist temple called Anhwa-sa and located in the historic city of Kaesong, North Korea. Founded under the Koryo dynasty in 930 AD, it is the only one to have survived the Korean War. Interior views include Taeung Hall which contains the temple's main shrine, and Obaek Hall which is adorned with a plethora of small Buddhist statues. The Polish man sits at the base of the original pagoda monument at the entrance. On the same page is a photograph of an ancient gate, which may have also been obliterated in the war. A distant view of a military style complex, found on the next leaf, might in fact be a photograph of Panmunjom. Two photographs capture a visit to the royal tomb of King Kongmin, captioned "groby królewskie" and featuring a close-up photograph of two statues on what is referrred to locally as the Spirit Road. [The Tomb of King Kongmin, more correctly, the Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb, is a 14th-century mausoleum, lined with statues of military officers and Confucian officials. It is located in Haeson-ri, Kaepung County just outside the city of Kaesong.] From the capital city of Pyongyang, the Polish delegate and three of his colleagues are leaving the city by train. Posing in front of a government building, possibly at Kim Il-sung Square, together with Korean officials, each was presented with a parting bouquet from a farewell party of young Korean ladies. Before returning home, he made a sojourn to China, visiting Peking (Beijing), Shanghai, Canton (Guangzhou), and then to Hanoi in Vietnam. Diplomatic relations between Poland and North Korea had begun in October 1948 when the government of North Korea announced the foundation of the DPRK and proposed to Poland that the two nations establish diplomatic relations. The government of the People's Republic of Poland in turn recognized the DPRK and accepted the proposal. On 6 July 1950, both governments signed an agreement to exchange ambassadors. Poland's first diplomatic representative in North Korea was Stanislaw Dodin, who started his mission on 7 September 1948 as chargé d?affaires. The first ambassador to North Korea was Juliusz Burgin who had been accredited to the government of the People?s Republic of China in Bejing. Some of his successors ambassador were Stanislaw Kiryluk 1952-1954, Jedrzej Siedlecki 1954-1959, Józef Dryglas 1959-1964; Wladyslaw Napieraj 1964-1968, and so on. At the end of the Korean War, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) was established by the Korean Armistice Agreement signed July 27, 1953. Together with the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission (UNCMAC), it is responsible for regulating relations between North and South Korea [the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (ROK, South Korea)]. The term "neutral nations" was defined as those nations whose combat forces did not participate in the hostilities in Korea. According to the Armistice, the NNSC was and is to be composed of four senior officers. The United Nations Command chose Switzerland and Sweden, while the Korean People's Army and Chinese People's Volunteers together chose Czechoslovakia and Poland for the peace-keeping task. The NNSC was supported by twenty Neutral Nations Inspection Teams, ten of which were permanently located at ports in North and South Korea, and ten being mobile teams. The Swiss and Swedish teams were modest in size, relying on their hosts to provide personnel support, vehicles, and communication equipment to report back to the Supervisory Commission. The Czech and Polish teams large and self-sufficient, including heavy radio trucks, interpreters, cooks and mess equipment. The first Polish contingent to the NNSC numbered 301 people, including 42 from outside the Ministry of Defense. The first meeting of the NNSC was conducted on August 1, 1953 at Panmunjom. Poland was represented by Major General Mieczyslaw Wagrowski. Owing to similarities in their political ideologies and systems, relations between Poland and North Korea were very close during the 1950s and 1960s. Poland supported North Korea during the Korean War by providing various goods and military equipment. Poland also provided humanitarian assistance by taking in North Korean children who had been orphaned as a result of the Korean War, placing in orphanages in Poland, some 200 at Golotczyzna, and others at Swider near Otwock. In 1953, at the end of the Korean War, 1,270 North Korean orphans came to live in the village of Plaskowice near Lwówek Slaski. By 1959, some 6,000 North Korean war orphans lived in Poland. They gained an education in Poland and learned the Polish language. Upon returning to North Korea, many of them joined the diplomatic corps or academic fields. Throughout the 1950s, economic exchanges and cooperation between the two countries increased. On 28 July 1953, the Presidium of the Polish Cabinet passed a resolution to provide the DPRK with aid to rebuild its economy, subsequently building and repairing existing factories, reconstructing coal mines, and establishing a hospital. From the 1950s, Polish Land Forces have contributed troops to peacekeeping operations, initially through the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission in Korea. However, not long after its inception, especially between August 1954 and July 1955, the NNSC began to experience difficulties to perform the duties of inspection and such, mainly because their efforts were concentrated in disputes instigated by the United States of America and supported by the UNMAC. The US accused the NNSC of engaging in activities harmful to the UN, including espionage, and therefore promoted dissolution of the Commission. At the start of 1955, the South Korean chief of police encouraged Czechoslovak and Polish NNSC members to leave the country "peacefully" since their personal safety could not be guaranteed. At the same time, the UNC/MAC (UN Command/Military Armistice Commission) had announced that traffic at three ports of entry in the South would be terminated. On 31 January, 1955 the UNC Commander proposed to the US Ministry of Defense that since the NNSC severely obstructed the UNC?s military activities, the Commission should be abolished. Within the NNSC, Sweden and Switzerland supported the USA-South Korea proposal to dissolve it, but the argument was that the Commission was inefficient and therefore unnecessary. Due to the growing difficulties to perform its tasks, Sweden was willing to leave the NNSC in 1956. Yet, in order to maintain peaceful relations with communist countries such as China and the Soviet Union, both Sweden and Switzerland opposed the United States policy and refused to withdraw. Instead, it was decided to reduce the inspection teams by one, in both North and South Korea. On the other hand, China and North Korea wanted both the NNSC and the Armistice Agreement to remain; they were supported by the Soviet Union, Poland and Czechoslovakia. The tour-of-duty rotations for personnel of the Polish mission in Korea was typically 9 to 11 months. As early as March 1955, the manpower of the Polish mission was gradually being reduced, as was the scope of the practical activities of the NNSC. The number of Polish personnel per rotation decreased over the next few years. There were 300 personnel for the second rotation in 1954-1955; 88 personnel for the third rotation; and only 35 personnel for the fourth rotation. In 1960 the Polish mission had only 10 personnel, and by 1968, it had decreased to 9. On 31 May, 1956 the Senior Member of UNC/MAC, General Robert G. Gard, declared at the 70th MAC meeting that the validity of all provisions in the Armistice Agreement "... regulating the activities of the NNSC and its Inspection Teams in South Korea, was suspended." He ordered the inspection teams in Inchon, Pusan and Kunsan to withdraw within ten days. These extraordinary measures were "...justified by violations of the Armistice Agreement by the North and the obstructive attitudes of the Polish and Czechoslovak NNSC representatives." After much negotiation, on June 9, 1956 the Commission agreed to withdraw all of its inspection teams in the North from Sinuiju, Manpo and Sinanju, and in the South from Inchon, Pusan and Kunsan. The Swedish team was reduced to 11 men by August 18th. About the same time, the Czechoslovakian and Polish teams each numbered about 25 men. When the reduced teams were withdrawn to Panmunjom, the NNSC became incapable to conduct inspections. Their work would instead mainly consist of analysis of reports. [According to Mueller-Lhotska (1997), "The way the suspension was realized by the South constituted a violation of the internationally observed courtesy minimum..." And, according to the South Korean scholar Kim Bo Young, the suspension of the NNSC's work in 1956 had been made for stationing "more modern and efficient weapons," referring to such dual capable weapons as guided missiles with capacity to load nuclear war-heads in South Korea. On 14 May, 1957, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles announced at a press conference that the Americans would bring atomic warheads to South Korea to meet the Syngman Rhee government's request.] Notably, in spring 1959, President Rhee, in an interview with Radio Lausanne, recognized the work of Sweden and Switzerland through the NNSC. The positive evaluations affirmed that the NNSC continued to secure peace in spite of the fact that its original mandate had ceased to exist. From June 1956 until 1993 Poland was an active part of the NNSC. When communism fell in Poland and Czechoslovakia, the Korean People's Army took over the camps. In 1989, Poland lost its status as a "friend" and its privileged position with the DPRK. Despite the change from communism to capitalism in Poland in 1989, and Poland's establishing relations with South Korea, relations between Poland and DPRK retain reasonable and fair relations. Today in fact, Poland is one of the few countries that maintain diplomatic and limited trading (fishing) relations with Democratic People's Republic of Korea. North Korea maintains an embassy in Warsaw. Poland maintains an embassy in Pyongyang. Poland also provides North Korea with small grants in farming equipment, medicine etc. Jerzy Siedlecki (1907-1996) was a Colonel in the Polish People's Army (Ludowe Wojsko Polskie). By August 1944 he was the head of the Section of Inquiry, at the Ministry of Public Security of Poland (Ministerstwo Bezpieczenstwa Publicznego, MBP) which was a postwar communist, secret police, intelligence and counter-espionage service. In 1946 he was Head of the MBP's Information Office, remaining in office as a public official until 1954. After the Korean War, from 1954-1959 he was selected to represent Poland, officially the Polish People's Republic (PRL), as an ambassador in Pyongyang. He was a member of the Communist Party of Western Ukraine, the Polish Workers' Party, and the Communist Party of Poland. Jerzy Siedlecki (ur. 29 lipca 1907, zm. 10 marca 1996 w Warszawie) - pulkownik LWP, kierownik Wydzialu ds. Funkcjonariuszy MBP w latach 1949-1954, zastepca kierownika tego wydzialu w 1946, kierownik Biura Informacji Departamentu I MBP, kierownik Sekcji Sledczej Resortu Bezpieczenstwa Publicznego od sierpnia 1944. W latach 1954-1959 reprezentowal PRL jako ambasador w Pjongjangu. Byl czlonkiem Komunistycznej Partii Zachodniej Ukrainy, PPR i PZPR. . Very Good.

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        Philobiblion. Eine Vierteljahresschrift für Buch- und Graphik-Sammler. Jahrgang 1 (1957) bis Jahrgang 38 (1994). Vollständig

      Hauswedell, Hamburg, 1957-1994. Je Heft ca. 100 S. mit teils farb. Abb., kart. Im Auftrag der Maximilian-Gesellschaft. Je Jahrgang 4 Hefte (=152 Hefte insgesamt)

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        The Noble Grapes and the Great Wines of France.

      New York: McGraw-Hill, [1957] - Small quarto (265 x 182 mm). Contemporary red full morocco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt panelled spine, single-line gilt border on sides, gilt motif of a grape vine on front cover, all edges gilt, richly gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Superficial abrasion on back cover, presentation inscription on a preliminary blank. An excellent copy. Colour frontispiece of the author, 23 colour plates from photographs by Percy Hennell, 8 three-colour maps and decorations by Asgeir Scott; title page printed in red & black. First edition, second printing. A handsomely bound copy.

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        The Firebird" - Autograph Musical Quotation

      - Autograph musical quotation from one of the important composer's most beloved works, The Firebird, signed and inscribed by Stravinsky and dated Hollywood, January 1957. He has neatly penned one measure (m. 9) from the bassoon part of the evocative, quiet introduction to the ballet on a small piece of manuscript paper, and inscribed it to the collector Lionel Aucoin (which could easily be matted out of view). The title "The FireBird" is typed at the head. A bold quotation and signature. 3.75 x 8.75 inches (9.3 x 22.3 cm.)Composed for the 1910 Paris season of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes with choreography by Michel Fokine, Stravinsky's "Firebird" was first performed on 25 June 1910. Based on Russian folk tales of the magical glowing bird of the same name that is both a blessing and a curse to its captor, the ballet centers on the journey of its hero, Prince Ivan, who enters the magical realm of Kashchei the Immortal.  With "Firebird," "Stravinsky became famous overnight.Stravinsky learned well from Rimsky-Korsakov and equaled his master in orchestral opulence. The score is an enchantment, and its individual numbers - from the Infernal Dance to the Berceuse - exude the fragrance of Russianism in the grand tradition, with added dissonant spice. Stravinsky's first important work remains a favorite." (David Dubal)

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        Féminaires.

      - Paris, Editions de la Galerie Louise Leiris 1957. In folio en feuilles, chemise et étui. 21 superbes aquatintes hors texte en couleurs d'André MASSON. Tirage unique à 57 exemplaires numérotées et signées au crayon par l'Artiste. Rare et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mystic Masseur

      London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. Fine but for slightest cupping of back board, and a touch of spotting at top of front paste down near the spine fold. the unclipped jacket has tiny points of wear to extremities and folds, and a few spots of foxing on the back panel. ( See photos ). This is a very attractive copy .. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        "The Firebird" - Autograph Musical Quotation

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph musical quotation from one of the important composer's most beloved works, The Firebird, signed and inscribed by Stravinsky and dated Hollywood, January 1957. He has neatly penned one measure (m. 9) from the bassoon part of the evocative, quiet introduction to the ballet on a small piece of manuscript paper, and inscribed it to the collector Lionel Aucoin (which could easily be matted out of view). The title "The FireBird" is typed at the head. A bold quotation and signature. 3.75 x 8.75 inches (9.3 x 22.3 cm.)<br style="">Composed for the 1910 Paris season of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes with choreography by Michel Fokine, Stravinsky's "Firebird" was first performed on 25 June 1910. Based on Russian folk tales of the magical glowing bird of the same name that is both a blessing and a curse to its captor, the ballet centers on the journey of its hero, Prince Ivan, who enters the magical realm of Kashchei the Immortal.  With "Firebird," "Stravinsky became famous overnight...Stravinsky learned well from Rimsky-Korsakov and equaled his master in orchestral opulence. The score is an enchantment, and its individual numbers - from the Infernal Dance to the Berceuse - exude the fragrance of Russianism in the grand tradition, with added dissonant spice. Stravinsky's first important work remains a favorite." (David Dubal)<br style="">

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        wie weiß ist wissen die weisen. Hommage à Uecker

      Mit handsignierter Widmung von Eugen Gomringer. Englische Broschur und zellophanierter Umschlag. Umschlag Originalgrafik von Uecker. "Weiß ist für mich der geistige Raum", sagt Günther Uecker. "Eine weiße Welt", so glaubt er, "ist eine humane Welt, in der der Mensch seine farbige Existenz erfährt, lebendig sein kann. Der Zustand Weiß kann als Gebet verstanden werden, in seiner Artikulation ein spirituelles Erlebnis sein." Bei den Abbildungen dieses Bandes handelt es sich um Objekte von Günther Ücker, die in den Jahren 1957 bis 1974 entstanden sind. Copyright Verlag für moderne Kunst, Zirndort 1975. Herausgegeben vom Institut für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg. Der Schlüsselsatz "wie weiß ist wissen die weisen" wurde von Eugen Gomringer einem Computer eingegeben: 720 Permutationen. Gestaltung: Tünn Konerding. In Schuber.

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        The CAt in the Hat

      Random House 1957 - A worn first edition, in first state matte boards and with a single signature of pages, inscribed by Seuss with a charming inscription to a "cat-fancier, first class, with very best wishes." The binding is loose but intact. No dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Auntie Mame, a New Play based on the novel by Patrick Dennis - SIGNED COPY

      The Vanguard Press, New York, NY, USA 1957 - SIGNED on the front endpaper by Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee, Patrick Dennis and Constance Bennett who starred in the touring version of the play. The script of the play based on Dennis' novel. A good clean hardback which has sunned very slightly to board edges, in poor dustwrapper which has long internally repaired tears, faded spine and rubbing to all surfaces. Top edge is dusty. Very small stain to fore edge - does not impinge into page margin. Text block is clean. Binding square and tight. 182 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House, 1957 - FIRST EDITION. Inscribed and signed by Rand to Mr. and Mrs. Capuletti &#147;for your triumph over the non-objective in art&#148; and dated 17 May 1960. Jose Manuel Capuletti was perhaps Rand&#146;s favorite painter, and she collected his works avidly. She wrote in 1966, &#147;to the extent that one may detect certain dominant values in different cultures, one could say the work of Capuletti has the passionate intensity of Spain, the elegance of France, and the joyous, benevolent freedom of America.&#148; &#147;The book made Rand a hero to many business owners, executives, and self-identified capitalists, who were overjoyed to discover a novel that acknowledged, understood, and appreciated their work She presented a spiritualized version of America&#146;s market system, creating a compelling vision of capitalism that drew on traditions of self-reliance and individualism but also presented a forward-looking, even futuristic ideal of what a capitalist society could be Rand&#146;s defense of wealth and merit freed capitalists from both personal and social guilt simultaneously In Rand business had found a champion, a voice that could articulated its claim to prominence in American life&#148; (Burns, Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right). Alan Greenspan declared, &#147;Of all my teachers, Arthur Burns and Ayn Rand had the greatest impact on my life Ayn Rand expanded my intellectual horizons, challenging me to look beyond economics to understand the behavior of individuals and societies.&#148; NYPL Books of the Century 163. Original cloth, without dust jacket. Rubbed, tear to hinge. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Remorques. Lithographies Originales En Couleurs De René Genis

      Paris 1957 - Sous une chemise in-folio verte imprimée de l'éditeur, 243pp en double feuillets volants, manque certainement l'emboîtage Editeur - comprend bien les 30 lithographies en couleur de René Genis dont 19 HT (1 frontispice) et 11 in-texte sous serpente, Exemplaire enrichi d'un dessin original n/b de René Genis avec envoi de René Genis, Huitième Ouvrage publié par la Société Les Bibliophiles De France, dont le Tirage a été limité à 140 exemplaires, ici un des 20 exemplaires de collaborateurs, portant la lettre F - qq points de rousseur en bord des feuillets, mais sans gravité, sinon bel exemplaire, peu commun

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        La Jalousie Roman

      Paris, Editions de Minuit, 1957 20 x 12,7 cm, broché, 218 pp.. Edition originale. L'un des 55 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil (après 13 ex. sur vélin d'Arches). Parfait état. Quatrième roman de l'auteur basé sur le schéma classique du triangle amoureux.

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