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        The Town.

      Random House, 1957. First edition, limited issue, one of 450 numbers copies, signed by the author., 1957.. First edition, limited issue, one of 450 numbers copies, signed by the author.. Two light spots to upper edge, original publisher's mylar torn and part of rear panel lacking, overall near fine with new custom mylar protecting original publisher's mylar.. Tan cloth titled in gilt.

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        20 February 1957 typed signed letter from Churchill to his friend and paint supplier, Willy Sax, with its original, franked envelope

      Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, 1957. TLS. This typed, signed letter to Churchills friend and paint supplier Willy Sax (1898-1964) reflects both Churchills passion for painting and his general inclination to preserve his passion as something personal in the great and turbulent sweep of his otherwise tremendously public life. The letter is accompanied by its original, franked envelope. The entirety of the typed letters message reads: My Dear Willy Sax, | Thank you for your letter of January | 31. I was certainly not offended by your | suggestion, but I think that you are right to | decide not to publish for the present. | With all good wishes, | Yours very sincerely, ". The letter is signed by Churchill and hand dated 20 preceding the typed February, 1957. The letter is typed on Churchills Hyde Park Gate stationery, but with the address crossed out and at La Pausa, Roquebrune-Cap Martin typed above. La Pausa was a French Riviera villa owned by Churchills longtime literary agent and friend Emery Reves, originally built for Coco Chanel and acquired by Reves in 1953 with proceeds earned from foreign language rights of Churchills The Second World War. Churchill was a frequent La Pausa guest, where he would, of course, paint. The letter seems almost certain to refer to a book by Sax which, consonant with Churchills apparent preference, it seems Sax decided not to publish during his lifetime. Saxs book was posthumously published as: Paints for Churchill's Canvas. From Sax Churchill acquired his paints, and counsel about their properties and application. Churchill occasionally painted with Sax and maintained a correspondence with him that charmingly revealed Churchills unguarded curiosity about his art. Color entranced Churchill. "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. When I get to heaven I mean to spend a considerable portion of my first million years in painting a whole range of wonderful new colours which delight the celestial eye. (Painting as a Pastime, pp.24-25) It was Willy Sax who supplied these colors to Churchill after the Second World War and to whom Churchill turned for technical questions about how to bring his colors vibrantly to life on canvas. Churchills recorded correspondence with Sax begins in 1946. In 1951, after a visit with the painter Marjorelle in Morocco, Churchill wrote to Sax with typical questions and supply requests, revealing again the cardinal allure color held for Churchill: M. Marjorelle also showed me a sky of wonderful blue, the intensity of which I had never before seen he takes natural cobalt powder and blows the powder on with a little bulb spray. The result is to leave a number of fresh particles of great brilliance on the surface and really the colour was wonderful to ones eyes. Do you know anything about this? Churchill once wrote: "Painting is a friend who makes no undue demands, excites to no exhausting pursuits, keeps faithful pace even with feeble steps, and holds her canvas as a screen between us and the envious eyes of Time or the surly advance of Decrepitude" (Painting as a Pastime, p. 13). Churchills lengthy association and correspondence with Sax is a rare window into his perspective distinct from his life as statesman and leader. It was both understandable that Sax wished to share this perspective, and that Churchill wished to preserve it for himself. The letter is in fine condition, unsoiled with no tears, notable toning, or discernible wear, with vertical and horizontal creases consistent with its original folding for an envelope, and with a single hole punch in the upper left corner. The original envelope is complete, apart from a flap detached when it was originally received by Sax and a small tape stain along the upper flap and upper front face of the envelope where someone clearly long-ago re-attached the envelope flap after opening.

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        L'exil et le royaume

      Gallimard 1957 - - Gallimard, Paris 1957, 12x19cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Dos insolé, papier jauni, notre exemplaire est présenté sous chemise en demi chagrin gris et étui, l'ensemble signé de Devauchelle. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Albert Camus : "A André Belamich, son vieil ami." Belamich rencontre Camus en 1932 sur les bancs du cours de philosophie de Jean Grenier au lycée Bugeaud d'Alger, la fameuse « Khâgne africaine ». Après avoir participé ensemble à l'aventure du Parti Communiste Algérien, Camus et Belamich forment avec d'autres penseurs et artistes ce que l'on nomme aujourd'hui "l'Ecole d'Alger" réunissant autour de l'éditeur et libraire Edmond Charlot une génération d'esprits progressistes dont Claude de Fréminville, Max-Pol Fouchet, René-Jean Clot, emmanuel Roblès et Gabriel Audisio. Après plusieurs traductions pour Charlot de Jane Austin et David Lawrence, Belamich devient surtout, à l'initiative et avec le soutien de Camus, le principal traducteur de Garcia Lorca et l'instigateur de sa diffusion en France. L'indéfectible amitié qui l'unit à Camus jusqu'à sa mort - il est à ses côtés lors de la remise de son Prix Nobel - font de lui un des principaux témoins de la vie de l'écrivain comme l'attestent ses contributions aux biographies de Herbert R. Lottman et de Olivier Todd. Emouvant et précieux envoi à cet ami des premières heures algériennes qui ont construit l'humanisme de Camus et auxquelles il consacra son dernier roman inachevé : « Le premier homme ». [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition of the theatrical adaptation established by Albert Camus, one of the review copies service. Precious autograph signed by Albert Camus to his close friend Andre Belamich . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Pliegos poéticos góticos. 6 complete volumes

      Madrid : Biblioteca Nacional, 1957, Hardcover, First Edition. Very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance; Bookplate from the library of Queen Mary College (University of London). Physical description; 6 v. : ill. ; 26 cm. Notes; Half-title: Pliegos poéticos góticos de la Biblioteca Nacional. Vols. 1-2: "Homenaje a Menéndez Pelayo." Reprint of works originally published in the 16th cent. Includes indexes. Subjects; Menéndez y Pelayo, Marcelino (1856-1912). Chapbooks, Spanish. Ballads, Spanish - Texts. Spanish poetry - Classical period, (1500-1700). Genre; Illustrated. Text is in Spanish. Inventory No: 228000.

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        Room at the Top

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1957. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Complete with the rare yellow band. Minor chipping to top of dust jacket otherwise an excellent copy of this book. Not price clipped

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        The Burglar (Set of 7 still photographs from the 1957 film)

      Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1957. Set of 7 original still photographs from the 1957 film noir. One of the most important--and most uncompromised--films in the late period of the classic film noir cycle. Director Paul Wendkos was obsessed with making a film that was completely in the spirit of Goodis' novels. Accordingly, he had Goodis adapt the screenplay, and shot the film entirely in Goodis' beloved Philadelphia, in all its seedy glory. Completing the picture is Dan Duryea, in one of his last films, cynical as usual but also older and appropriately worn out as he spends the majority of the film holed up with a gang of restless and distrustful fellow criminals who are waiting for the heat to die down from a jewel heist. Wendkos' financed the film independently, shot and edited the way he wanted, and sold the finished product to Columbia. Rarely seen today, the result was astonishing and well ahead of its time, predicting the kind of realism that would not resurface until the early 1970s. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Fine condition.

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        The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold.

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1957. A Conversation Piece. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the (supplied) pictorial dustwrapper by Val Biro. Spine slightly toned, corners and spine ends a touch rubbed and bumped. A very good copy in a slightly nicked and chipped jacket with a light stain to rear panel. First edition. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Anthony Powell, "For Tony with deep respect from Evelyn." "Although two years behind him at Oxford, Powell had seen just enough of Waugh to recognise that he was bound to make his mark in the world somehow. They met again in 1927... Powell warmed to Waugh, whose self confidence had not been dented by the many setbacks he had experienced since leaving Oxford." (Michael Barber - Anthony Powell A Life). It was though his friendship with Powell, that Waugh found his first publisher in Duckworth where Powell worked at the time. Duckworth famously declined to publish Waugh's first novel, Decline & Fall, but remained Waugh's publishers choice for his travel writings. The break up of Waugh's marriage involving Powell's raffish friend John Heygate caused relations between Waugh and Powell to temporarily cool, but both kept up a regular correspondence and common interests saw to it that their lives intertwined for the remainder of Waugh's life. In particular, a mutual support, born of respect, for each other's work remained constant between the two. Upon Waugh's death in 1966, Powell wrote, "his going means that a chunk of my own life has gone too." An exceptional association linking two of the great novelists of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        From Russia, With Love (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1957., 1957. First Impression, Binding A. Publisher's hardback binding in pictorial dustjacket by Richard Chopping, correctly priced at 13/6. A beautiful near fine copy. Both book and wrapper are in very good condition; edges a little dusty, jacket with a few minor chips and nicks, lightly rubbed and gently aged. No inscriptions or price-clipping.An attractive copy. This entry in the legendary James Bond series is an absolute classic; 007 does battle with SMERSH, the Soviet organisation of vengeance, interrogation, torture and death, and in particular their fearsome executioner Red Grant. Gilbert A5a (1.1) Provenance: Ex-Nigel Williams, London, with his pencil note to flyleaf.

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        The Hawk in the Rain

      London: Faber & Faber, Incorporated, 1957. Previous owner's neat name and date (1957) on top edge of ffep. Dust jacket shows a little scuffing to top of rear panel. Small, neat bookstore sticker affixed to the bottom of the rear end paper. Overall, a stunning copy of this, the true first edition of the author's first book. One of 2000 copies in the first edition. 59 pp. Ref.: Sagar & Tabor A1. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.

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        Autograph musical quotation signed "G. Francesco Malipiero."

      The Notturno was first performed at the Teatro alla Fenice in Venice on September 11, 1957. The present quotation is from the Editions Salabert, Paris version of the work. Malipiero was an Italian composer and musicologist. "Although very uneven, and less influential than Casella and Pizzetti, he was the most original and inventive Italian composer of his generation." John C.G. Waterhouse in Grove Music Online.. 1 page (ca. 85 x 218 mm). Dated Asolo (Treviso), February 27, 1958. Three measures, being the opening of the Notturno di canti e balli per orchestra. Notated in blackl ink on treble and bass clefs on 2 printed staves. In 3/4 time. Slightly worn; creased at fold, with small tape repair to verso, not affecting music.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        The Law at Randado

      Robert Hale, London 1957 - This is the first UK edition. 160 pages. Lightly tanned pages. Dustjacket is in very good condition with only small closed tear in top edge and minor wear. Dust Jacket is un-clipped. Foxing to top edge of pages. Very rare 1st UK edition of the authors second book. Rarer than the 1st US edition and also NOT ex-library. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Western; Inventory No: 15060326. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        20 February 1957 typed signed letter from Churchill to his friend and paint supplier, Willy Sax, with its original, franked envelope

      Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France 1957 - This typed, signed letter to Churchill’s friend and paint supplier Willy Sax (1898-1964) reflects both Churchill’s passion for painting and his general inclination to preserve his passion as something personal in the great and turbulent sweep of his otherwise tremendously public life. The letter is accompanied by its original, franked envelope. The entirety of the typed letter’s message reads: "My Dear Willy Sax, | Thank you for your letter of January | 31. I was certainly not offended by your | suggestion, but I think that you are right to | decide not to publish for the present. | With all good wishes, | Yours very sincerely, ". The letter is signed by Churchill and hand dated "20" preceding the typed "February, 1957." The letter is typed on Churchill’s Hyde Park Gate stationery, but with the address crossed out and "at La Pausa, Roquebrune-Cap Martin" typed above. La Pausa was a French Riviera villa owned by Churchill’s longtime literary agent and friend Emery Reves, originally built for Coco Chanel and acquired by Reves in 1953 with proceeds earned from foreign language rights of Churchill’s The Second World War. Churchill was a frequent La Pausa guest, where he would, of course, paint. The letter seems almost certain to refer to a book by Sax which, consonant with Churchill’s apparent preference, it seems Sax decided not to publish during his lifetime. Sax’s book was posthumously published as: Paints for Churchill's Canvas. From Sax Churchill acquired his paints, and counsel about their properties and application. Churchill occasionally painted with Sax and maintained a correspondence with him that charmingly revealed Churchill’s unguarded curiosity about his art. Color entranced Churchill. "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns. When I get to heaven I mean to spend a considerable portion of my first million years in painting a whole range of wonderful new colours which delight the celestial eye." (Painting as a Pastime, pp.24-25) It was Willy Sax who supplied these colors to Churchill after the Second World War and to whom Churchill turned for technical questions about how to bring his colors vibrantly to life on canvas. Churchill’s recorded correspondence with Sax begins in 1946. In 1951, after a visit with the painter Marjorelle in Morocco, Churchill wrote to Sax with typical questions and supply requests, revealing again the cardinal allure color held for Churchill: "M. Marjorelle also showed me a sky of wonderful blue, the intensity of which I had never before seen he takes natural cobalt powder and blows the powder on with a little bulb spray. The result is to leave a number of fresh particles of great brilliance on the surface and really the colour was wonderful to one’s eyes. Do you know anything about this?" Churchill once wrote: "Painting is a friend who makes no undue demands, excites to no exhausting pursuits, keeps faithful pace even with feeble steps, and holds her canvas as a screen between us and the envious eyes of Time or the surly advance of Decrepitude" (Painting as a Pastime, p. 13). Churchill’s lengthy association and correspondence with Sax is a rare window into his perspective distinct from his life as statesman and leader. It was both understandable that Sax wished to share this perspective, and that Churchill wished to preserve it for himself. The letter is in fine condition, unsoiled with no tears, notable toning, or discernible wear, with vertical and horizontal creases consistent with its original folding for an envelope, and with a single hole punch in the upper left corner. The original envelope is complete, apart from a flap detached when it was originally received by Sax and a small tape stain along the upper flap and upper front face of the envelope where someone clearly long-ago re-attached the envelope flap after opening.

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        Joy Farm Terrace

      1957-07-27, Joy Farm 1957 - Oil on canvas. 16" x 12".

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        Eighteen Poems

      Northampton, MA: Apiary Press, 1957. Gustafson, Judith, Margaretta Kuhlthau, Gillian Lewis, and Mary Alice Taylor. Tall quarto. 16ff. One of 100 copies. The second book of the Press. Illustrated with twenty woodcuts, four of which are printed in two colors, engraved by Smith College students Judith Gustafson, Margaretta Kuhlthau, Gillian Lewis, and Mary Alice Taylor. Presentation inscription from Margaretta "Sis" Kuhlthau to Elaine Wallace, whose bookplate is on the front paste-down. Bound in blue paper-covered boards with front title label. Fading and light wear to edges, small chip to label, and dampstain to top of spine and to bottom of first two and last three leaves. Overall very good. A rare early Apiary Press book, with only four copies in institutional collections.

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        The Town

      NY: Random House. (1957). The second book in Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy, this being the first issue, in red cloth with threaded gray endpapers, in the second issue dust jacket without the "5/57" on the front flap. Signed in full by Faulkner on the title page and additionally inscribed by the author: "For Miss Adeliade [sic] & Chuck Miller/ With love/ Bill Faulkner" on the half title. Very near fine, with a tiny tear at the crown, in a near fine dust jacket with mild foxing at the flap folds and on the verso. A very attractive copy of his first novel after winning the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Award in 1955 for A Fable. Faulkner signatures or inscriptions in trade editions are notoriously uncommon: although he did a number of signed limited editions, Faulkner was famously prickly about being asked to sign books, and often declined to do so. Hardcover.

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        Alexander Hamilton's Papers on Public Credit Commerce And Finance

      The Liberal Arts Press, New York 1957 - The American Heritage Series, Oskar Piest, General Editor (number eighteen). Slight discoloration to pages. Minor wear to edges of the book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vom Weltfrieden bis zur französischen Revolution 1830. Grundriss zur Geschichte der deutschen Dichtung aus den Quellen. Zweite ganz neu bearbeitete Auflage. Nach dem Tode des Verfassers ... herausgegeben von Edmund Goetze, von Band XI ab fortgeführt von Franz Muncker und Alfred Rosenbaum. Zwölfter Band, achtes Buch, fünfte Abteilung.

      Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1957. 597 Seiten, Gebundene Ausgabe. Leinenband mit goldener Rückentitelprägung, Farbkopfschnitt in sehr gutem, ungenutztem Zustand. - Die im vorigen Kapitel vorgeführten Belletristen, Romandichter, Epiker und Dramatiker geben von einem literarischen Leben Zeugnis, das vielfach umfangreicher als gehaltvoll war; aber sie erschöpfen die Tätigkeit der Zeit auf dem literarischen Gebiete noch nicht. Es bedarf einer nochmaligen Wanderung durch die deutschredenden Stämme, um eine Übersicht der Rührigkeit zu erlangen, mit der geschaffen und aufgenommen wurde, was oft kaum das Jahr des Erscheinens überdauerte. Es sind die geringeren Dichter, meistens Lyriker, die in den einzelnen Bezirken aufgesucht werden müssen, in denen sie lebten und ein örtliches Publikum von geringerer oder größerer Ausdehnung um sich versammelten. Bei ihrer Aufzählung, die wieder mit dem Süden beginnt, ist aber an die Dichter zu erinnern, die in den gleichen Gegenden wohnten, jedoch darüber hinaus wirksam waren. Einzelne Wiederholungen im Kleinen sind dabei nicht zu vermeiden, werden aber nicht stören. Zu bedauern ist, daß über manche immerhin nicht unbedeutende Schriftsteller nur mangelhafte Nachrichten gegeben werden können. Die Dichter und Dichterinnen verschwanden hinter ihren Werken, und die sammelnden Zeitgenossen vermochten keine Auskunft zu erlangen ; ähnlich wie auch später sich Lyriker und Bühnendichter nicht selten spröde der persönlichen Kenntnisnahme entzogen, um als Namen auf ihren Werken fortzuleben. (Einleitung) Versand D: 40,00 EUR Literatur. Literaturwissenschaft. Literaturgeschichte. Quellen der Literturgeschichte. 18. Jahrhundert. Geschichte. Geschichtwissenschaft.

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        Réflexions sur la peine capitale

      Calmann-Lévy 1957 - - Calmann-Lévy, Paris 1957, 14,5x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale collective, un des 260 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin teinté, seuls grands papiers. Quelques piqûres en marges de certains feuillets et sur les gardes. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Collective Edition, a 260 numbered copies on tinted vellum, the only major paper. A few bites in margins and some sheets on the guards. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Photo album]: Bowls Match at the Park Royal Brewery. Surrey and Middlesex Bowling Associations versus The American Lawn Bowling Association, Thursday, 13th June, 1957

      Photo album. Oblong quarto. 8" x 11.25" leather post-bound album containing a printed title on a mounted card reading "Bowls Match at the Park Royal Brewery. Surrey and Middlesex Bowling Associations and The American Lawn Bowling Association, Thursday, 13th June, 1957. With the Compliments of Arthur Guinness Son & Co. (Park Royal) Ltd." Contains 20 6" x 8" black and white gelatin silver images mounted one to a page, rectos only. Uncaptioned. Rear cover of album somewhat bowed, otherwise very good or better.Includes one exterior shot of the brewery, two shots of the visitors touring the plant (one with vat of beer in foreground), one of them mingling in a courtyard with a long bar covered with liquor bottles, nine shots of a banquet with various people making speeches, six of lawn bowling "action," and one outdoor formal group portrait of all the bowlers.Though it appears this might have been made for distribution to attendees and could exist in multiple copies, we could find no records in either OCLC or Copac, and no google results from a search of the title. A pleasing album. .

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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Hiver 1957 - 1958

      

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        ATLAS SHRUGGED

      New York: Random House. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. In original 1st issue DJ. States FIRST PRINTING on the copyright page. 1st issue DJ with 10/57 on front flap, full street address - 457 Madison Avenue, New York 22, New York on rear flap. The $6.95 price on the upper front flap corner is present. Green cloth with original top-stain. Some light edge wear with a few chips and tears at crown and heel of spine and at top edge of jacket. A lovely copy of this masterwork. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House, 1957. Leather bound. One volume. Octavo. First Edition. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Recently bound in full green morocco, spine gilt decoration between raised bands, gilt title, gilt single-ruled line to board, all edges gilt, green marbled endpaper. Very good.

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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Hiver 1957 - 1958

      Societe Paritys / Lebotys, Paris 1957 - 97 pp. 16 color fashion drawings; ~ 740 pasted or tipped-in fabric samples. 16-1/8" x 12-1/8" A mid-century salesman's sample catalogue from the winter collection of Parisian firm Société Paritys, a haberdashery and fabric supplier established in 1946 and still in operation today. The fabric samples have been supplied by Lebotys, a couture design firm in its own right, and highly regarded for the quality of its textiles. As we find record of Lebotys having issued catalogues of its own collections in both the 1930s and 1960s, we speculate that the two firms collaborated for a limited time, possibly due to continuing post-war shortages and the need to adapt to the rapidly changing clothing market of the 1950s.The late 1950s saw a revolution in French fashion ? and, by extension, Western fashion in general ? due in no small part to the influence of material factors underlying the purely aesthetic side of the industry: availability of fabric, continuing technological advances in synthetics, and the surging post-war economies of America and Europe. The reluctant expansion of haute couture into the ready-to-wear market during the latter half of the century, and the increasing reliance on synthetic fabrics to meet the demand, would ultimately spell a major shift in the industry, one that would impact fashion trends for decades to come. Some fashion houses, like Dior, whose ?New Look? revitalized fashion at the beginning of the decade, successfully managed to adapt by issuing couture ready-to-wear lines. Some, however, even long-established houses, survived the war only to be undone by the prosperity that followed.The collaboration here of Société Paritys and Lebotys, as well as the fabrics offered and styles displayed, leads us to infer that the two firms were likely targeting the growing ready-to-wear market. The fabrics include a variety of silks, cottons, wools, mohair, etc., as well as nylon, fibranne, rayon, Rhodia, tergal, crylor, acetate, and other ?Matieres Synthètiques,? often in blends, and advertising their washable and/or (anti)wrinkling qualities. The styles in the illustrations, still heavily influenced by the ?New Look,? emphasize wasp-waisted dresses, hourglass silhouettes, etc.No copies located on OCLC, nor the major French institutions (as searched on KVK). Board edges rubbed and worn; short split to rear outer joint; inner joints tender, paper splitting though cloth reinforcement beneath is intact. Page block foxed, occasional foxing/spotting throughout; light offsetting from fabric samples to some pages. Fabric sample generally clean and bright, with occasional creasing/fraying. Overall Gd+. Post binder with 3 brass posts, decorative screw tops. Publisher's color pictorial glazed boards, blue spine and joints [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Un soir Quand on Est Seul.

      - P. L'Edition Française Illustrée 1957. In-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui de papier bleu, semé d'étoile, de l'éditeur. 32 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Jacques TOUCHET. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires. Un des 10 premiers, sur Japon contenan un cuivre, une aquarelle originale signée, une suite en noir sur Japon Impérial, une suite en noir sur Japon ancien. Rare et bel ensemble. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        INTERPERSONAL DIAGNOSIS OF PERSONALITY a Functional Theory and Methodology for Personality Evaluation

      The Ronald Press Co, New York; (1957) - 8vo. 518pp., bound in red cloth, spine lettering gilt. Very possibly, an association copy, with an interesting previous owner's long inscription,."Tim/ I still don't know /what to write in this thing/except to say that I have/made a special effort to carry it around all these/ years. Therefore." "Child Guidance Clinic" stamp on top edge and free endpaper. A very nice copy in printed dust jacket with evidence of tape removal; very good/very good. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THE CAT IN THE HAT

      New York: Random House, 1957. First edition. Very Good +/Very Good. True first printing in matte boards with a single signature and original dust jacket, priced at 200/200. A Very Good + copy of the book with slight wear at the spine ends, text block with a little wave and spine gently cocked. In a Very Good dust jacket with minor wear at the spine ends, corners and flap folds, otherwise a fairly tidy example. Dr. Seuss' renowned children's classic. The book, which follows the visit of a clever top hat ensconced cat to a suburban home, was written by Dr. Seuss in response to John Hersey's challenge that he come up with a more entertaining and engaging basic reader. The book sold over a million copies in its first three years in print and would make Dr. Seuss a household name. "The Cat in the Hat" appears on the School Library Journal's list of the "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time in addition to the National Education Association's list of "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children." "Parents and teachers will bless Mr. Geisel for this amusing reader with its ridiculous and lively drawings, for their children are going to have the exciting experience of learning that they can read after all." (Contemporary review in the "Saturday Review"). Very Good + in Very Good dust jacket.

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        Niemeyer-Holstein, Otto. - "Boote im Eis".

      - Holzschnitt, auf Weißenborn-Bütten, 1957. Von Otto Niemeyer-Holstein. 32,3 x 43,7 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 46 x 62,5 cm (Blatt). Schmidt-Sohler-Lau 21. In Bleistift rechts unten monogrammiert. Links 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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        Time, Events, People: Chronicle of forty glorious years 1917-1957

      Foreign Languages Pub. House, Moscow 1957 - Cover has bumped corners, minor damage to edges of spine and light toning/minor soiling. inside fine, with some folded corners (app 30 pages) light weaving to pages. Great copy of this amazing time document! Text: English / Folio. Edited by B. Agapov, N. Vladimirsky, V. Zakharchenko. Designed by Z. Deineka. Translated from the Russian. Photographically illustrated with fold out pages, photomontage, maps, inserts, and reproductions of propaganda posters in both black and white, and full color. A skillfully designed propaganda book documenting the rise of socialism in Russia, made in celebration of its 40th anniversary. The images and text work together to send the strong message that communism was born from, and exists for, workers and peasants under the guidance of Lenin. The authors write, Look at these photographs. Are the men veterans, battle-steeled soldiers? No, they are young lads who perhaps were shouldering arms for the first time in their lives. They won because a great idea guided them. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ewald Mataré - Das graphische Werk - Vorzugsausgabe, Sandfarbener Ganzleder-Einband, Auflage 125, hier die Nr. 118, signiert - apart, ohne Farbholzschnitten - Matare

      Christoph Czwiklitzer, Köln 1957 - ca. 20,5 x 20,5 cm; Vorzugsausgabe, Sandfarbener Ganzleder-Einband, Vorderdeckel mit farb. Leder-Prägung, Rückentitel farb. geprägt, Auflage numerierte 125 Exemplare, hier Nr. 118; 323 S. Mit zahlreichen s/w-Abbildungen. Rücken minimal angeschmutzt, Schnitt wenig angebräunt, kaum angeschmutzt, Seiten sauber, ausgesprochen guter Zustand. Handschr. Signatur von Ewald Mataré auf Frontispiz. Size: 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Verlag IL Kunst, Literatur & Antiquariat]
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        Room at the Top

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1957. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Very small (1cm) closed tear and slight bumping to top of dust jacket but otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Not price clipped

      [Bookseller: Hinch Books]
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        Richter, Hans Theo. - "Maler und Modell auf dunklem Grund".

      - Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, 1957. Von Hans Theo Richter. 40,0 x 39,5 cm (Darstellung) / 54 x 37 cm (Blatt). Schmidt 385. Rechts unter der Darstellung in Bleistift signiert. - Blattrand minimal angeschmutzt. Sonst sehr schön erhalten. Hans Theo Richter (1902 Rochlitz ? 1969 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1919?23 Studium an der Kunstgewerbe-Akademie in Dresden. 1926?31 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie u.a. bei Richard Müller, Meisterschüler von Otto Dix. 1929 bezog er ein Atelier in Dresden. Ab 1932 freischaffend. Freundschaft mit Karl Kröner und Paul Wilhelm. Ab 1932 Mitglied im Deutschen Künstlerbund. 1933 Auszeichnung mit dem Rompreis des Deutschen Künstlerbundes. 1938 Auszeichnung beim Internationalen Graphikwettbewerb in Chicago. 1941 Dürer-Preis der Stadt Nürnberg. 1943 Besuch bei Käthe Kollwitz in Berlin. 1944?46 Dozent für Grafik an der Staatlichen Akademie für Grafische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1947?67 Professor für Grafik an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Freundschaft mit Josef Hegenbarth und Wilhelm Lachnit. 1956 Berufung zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Künste zu Berlin. 1959 Wahl zum ordentlichen Mitglied der Bayrischen Akademie der Schönen Künste in München. 1965 Burda-Preis für Grafik in München und Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Das Urteil und andere Erzähliungen

      Frankfurt/Main Fischer, 1957 - Taschenbuch in gutem Zustand. Altersbedingt sind die Seiten angegilbt. Leichte Gebrauchsspuren. hey1/fis/19 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 400 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Olaf Roehder]
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        The Town

      NY: Random House. (1957). The second book in Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy, this being the first issue, in red cloth with threaded gray endpapers, in the second issue dust jacket without the "5/57" on the front flap. Signed in full by Faulkner on the title page and additionally inscribed by the author: "For Miss Adeliade [sic] & Chuck Miller/ With love/ Bill Faulkner" on the half title. Very near fine, with a tiny tear at the crown, in a near fine dust jacket with mild foxing at the flap folds and on the verso. A very attractive copy of his first novel after winning the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the National Book Award in 1955 for A Fable. Faulkner signatures or inscriptions in trade editions are notoriously uncommon: although he did a number of signed limited editions, Faulkner was famously prickly about being asked to sign books, and often declined to do so. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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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. An exceptional copy. 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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        The Alexandria Quartet - Comprising Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive & Clea

      Faber & Faber, London 1957 - A four volume set of First Edition/First Printings published by Faber & faber, London 1957 - 1960. 'Justine' VG clean and tight condition with no marks or inscriptions. very slight offsetting on endapers from dj. Clean and bright cloth covers. Dustjacket not price clipped (15s) with all correct first printing points. Very slightly trimmed. Grubby/Browning with closed tears repaired and strengthened to verso. Protected in archive cover. 'Mountolive' VG++ clean and tight condition with no marks or inscriptions. Clean and bright cloth covers. Dustjacket not price clipped and protected in archive cover. 'Balthazar' Near fine clean and tight condition with no marks or inscriptions. Dustjacket not price clipped. small section missing from base of spine. very slight sunning to edges. Protected in archive cover. 'Clea' near fine clean and tight condition with no marks or inscriptions. Dustjacket not price clipped and protected in archive cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idlegeniusbooks]
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        40 dessins en marge du Buffon

      Paris: Jonquieres, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Original lithographed stiff wrappers, plates loose as issued. Fine in near fine basket weave gray chemise in very good cloth covered board slipcase.. Unpaginated. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. Limited edition, copy 556 of 2000 copies on velin du Marais. 42 plates by Picasso, black and white lithographs, one with facsimile dedication to Dora Maar.

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        Cyrano de Bergerac. 16/30 SIGNED Corvinus Press

      Corvinus Press, UK, . 1957 - No. 16 of just 3 (total issue) printed on Saunders mould-made white loan paper SIGNED by Author. Near Fine copy in the publisher's leather backed decorated paper boards light spotting to head and fott of covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Variorum Edition of the Poems

      MacMillan, 1957 One of 825 copies signed by Yeats, a near fine first edition (spine slightly faded) in a fine custom-made collector's slipcase. First printing stated on the copyright page.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        From Russia, With Love

      Jonathan Cape, 1957 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, with First Published 1957 on the copyright page and original price still on front flap of the dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, 1957 First edition; First Printing stated on copyright page. Book fine, very slight foxing on front free end paper. Dust jacket near fine, with slightest wear along edges. Very nice copy. Flap price $6.95. Comes in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Hiver 1957 - 1958....

      Paris: Societe Paritys / Lebotys, [1957]. 97 pp. 16 color fashion drawings; ~ 740 pasted or tipped-in fabric samples. 16-1/8" x 12-1/8" Board edges rubbed and worn; short split to rear outer joint; inner joints tender, paper splitting though cloth reinforcement beneath is intact. Page block foxed, occasional foxing/spotting throughout; light offsetting from fabric samples to some pages. Fabric sample generally clean and bright, with occasional creasing/fraying. Overall Gd+....

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books]
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        Photo album]: Bowls Match at the Park Royal Brewery. Surrey and Middlesex Bowling Associations versus The American Lawn Bowling Association, Thursday, 13th June, 1957

      - Photo album. Oblong quarto. 8" x 11.25" leather post-bound album containing a printed title on a mounted card reading "Bowls Match at the Park Royal Brewery. Surrey and Middlesex Bowling Associations and The American Lawn Bowling Association, Thursday, 13th June, 1957. With the Compliments of Arthur Guinness Son & Co. (Park Royal) Ltd." Contains 20 6" x 8" black and white gelatin silver images mounted one to a page, rectos only. Uncaptioned. Rear cover of album somewhat bowed, otherwise very good or better.Includes one exterior shot of the brewery, two shots of the visitors touring the plant (one with vat of beer in foreground), one of them mingling in a courtyard with a long bar covered with liquor bottles, nine shots of a banquet with various people making speeches, six of lawn bowling "action," and one outdoor formal group portrait of all the bowlers.Though it appears this might have been made for distribution to attendees and could exist in multiple copies, we could find no records in either *OCLC* or *Copac*, and no google results from a search of the title. A pleasing album. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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