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        The Mickey Mantle Story

      New York: Henry Holt. (1957). First. First edition. Foreword by Casey Stengel. Illustrated from photographs. Corners a little bumped but near fine in very good dustwrapper with some chipping near the spine ends. Inscribed on the front fly by Mantle in his contemporary hand: "To James - My best wishes, Mickey Mantle." An early autobiography of the baseball great, and a reasonably uncommon book in the first edition, seldom found Signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Maeght Editeur (Draeger / Mourlot), Paris 1957 - 177/(3) S. mit zahlreichen teils farbigen Abbildungen und 15 (2 schwarz-weiße und 13 farbige, davon 4 doppelblattgroße - bzw. 5 einschließlich Umschlag) Original-Lithographien von Marc Chagall (einschließlich Umschlag und Titelillustration), der transparente Schutzumschlag mit Randeinriß und zwei Randfehlstellen, der farbige Schutzumschlag am Kapital etwas bestoßen und mit kleinem Einriß, gut erhaltenes, sauberes und vollständiges Exemplar, Text in Französisch / original softcover with lithographed dust jacket and transparent dust jacket, the transparent dust jacket a bit damaged, the lithographed dust jacket with a minimal tear at the head, else fine, clean and complete with 15 original lithographs, text in French, Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Gr.-8°., Original-kartoniert mit dem lithographierten Schutzumschlag und dem transparenten Schutzumschlag,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat An der Vikarie]
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        Signed Photograph

      Oblong 1957 photograph of the renowned American architect and the renowned American poet, both ex-Chicagoans and old friends, boldly signed by each in the lower blank margin. Original photograph by Art Siegel, 7 1/2 x 9". On verso, notations record the place each autograph was obtained: Sandburg's in Flat Rock, North Carolina and Wright's in Scottsdale, Arizona (January, 1958). A few areas of surface loss to the image which have been in-painted with dye, and an area of evident creasing or tearing repaired by a clumsily affixed small adhesive, light paper skinning on the lower edge, none of these faults affecting either of the signatures. Simply matted and framed under plexiglass. Signed photographs of Wright are very rare.The image depicts these two great American originals as they met to appear together in 1957 on television's Omnibus, hosted by Alistair Cooke. They were old friends by this point, having met as young men in Oak Park, Illinois and had been close for nearly half a century. Around this time, they also participated together in a lively discussion, eventually published in Long Island's 'Newsday,' under the headline "Meeting of the Titans." That encounter concluded when the interviewer Alicia Patterson asked "What do you think of each other?" Wright spoke first: "I wouldn't have any one of my friends improved....I like Carl as he is." Sandburg answered: "I think I will [write] a Frankl Lloyd Wright poem and it will have music and it will have dimensions in it." When Wright asked: "Third dimensions?" Sandburg replied: "I will even suggest a fourth one."

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Réflexions sur la peine capitale

      Collective Edition, a 260 numbered copies on tinted vellum, the only major paper. A few bites in margins and some sheets on the guards. Calmann-Lévy Paris 1957 14,5x21,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Voltaire In Love (Signed By The Author : Association Copy)

      Hamish Hamilton 1957 - The First UK printing published by Hamish hamilton in 1957.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.A little offsetting to the end papers and a little dustiness to the text block,otherwise a lovely clean and tight copy.The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition.Spine is slightly faded and toned but far less so than usually encountered.Two small closed tears to the lower spine folds and a little light spotting to the rear cover.The Cecil Beaton designed wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the half-title:'Maudie with love from Nancy'.The recipient was Lady Maud Harvey ,wife of Sir Oliver,the British Ambassador to Paris between 1948 and 1954.Nancy was initially scathing about the couple,describing him as 'odious' and ,in a letter to Lady Pamela Berry in 1949,nicknaming her as 'Morgue Harvey'.However,the couple went up in her estimations considerably and she became especially fond of Maude. as evidenced by this warm inscription. Scarce to find as a signed title and highly collectible with such attributes. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Testament

      New York: Horizon Press, 1957. First edition of the famed architect's final book. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page, "For Berry Frank Lloyd Wright 58." Additionally initialed by Wright on the bottom right panel of the dust jacket. Also inscribed by Aaron Green on the front free endpaper to the same recipient, "With fond best wishes to Berry Xmas 1957 Aaron Green." Green was a Wright protege, who worked on forty of Wright's projects. A unique piece, signed twice by Wright and a well-known protege. The book is divided into two sections, the first one autobiographical, the second dealing with the new architecture" (Sweeney 1149). It contains over 200 illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Death in the Family

      McDowell Oblensky, NY, 1957. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Published in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, 'A Death in the Family' remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depictions of loss and grief ever written. As Jay Follet hurries back to his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, he is killed in a car accident - a tragedy that destroys not only a life, but also the domestic happiness and contentment of a young family. A novel of great courage, lyric force, and powerful emotion, 'A Death in the Family' is a masterpiece of American literature. [Pub. Info] An American classic. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST EDITION.

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        Billie Holiday, Newport Jazz Festival - Original Schatt Photograph

      - Billie Holiday, Newport Jazz Festival. Silver print, 8 x 10 inches, with Schatt's signature, in ink lower recto, stamped on verso. 1957; printed circa 2001.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music]
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        Il Gesto 2. Rassegna Internazionale delle Forme Libere

      Milano: E. P. I. Editoriale Periodici Italiani, , 1957. Legatura con punto metallico (stapled binding). Ottimo (Fine). Il gesto 2. Rassegna internazionale delle forme libere. A cura del Movimento Arte Nucleare. Redattori del numero: Enrico Baj e Sergio Dangelo. Testi in italiano e francese di Pierre Restany (''Moralite du geste''), Philippe d'Arschot (''Peinture ou peinture-jeu'') e Edouard Jaguer (''Così come vi furono un tempo dei poeti maledetti..''). Con 17 illustrazioni in bianco e nero di opere di Serge Vandercam, Sonderborg, Jean Dubuffet, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Enrico Baj, Roel D'Haese, Reinhout D'Haese, Lucio Fontana, Gianni Bertini, Gio Pomodoro, Dangelo, Brauner e E. L. T. Mesens ed altri. 4to. pp. 16. Ottimo (Fine). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Escape from Five Shadows / He would live as a free man or not at all (SIGNED)

      Dell Books, New York 1957 - Dell 940, "A Dell Western / First Dell Printing -- March, 1957." First printing of the first paperback edition after the 1956 Houghton-Mifflin hardcover. This copy signed -- full name only-- by Elmore Leonard to title page. Lovely turquoise topstain. Signed early copies are quite scarce, and note that even several high-priced and supposedly "signed" hardcovers are really signed only in the sense that they have a "signed bookplate laid in," meaning there's no evidence the author ever saw or handled them. Condition of this copy as new unread, with no creases, no spine roll. 192 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cat's Curiosities]
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        ON THE ROAD (First state jacket)

      The Viking Press 1957 - First Edition, First Printing, First State Stunning, clean, crisp near fine book with a stunning bright original dust jacket. The book is in crisp near fine condition with black cloth boards. The book is clean with very sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end papers are clean with no owner names, no inscriptions, and no book plates, but a faint hint of a bookplate shadow from the removal of a bookplate on the front paste down. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with No marks, No writing, No stains, No smudges, No inscriptions, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful clean book internally appearing as unread. The original first edition dust jacket has benefited from some very slight restoration by an expert paper conservator and as such and presents as a near fine example. The jacket has strong vibrant colors with even the rear panel still being bright. The jacket has no edgewear, no rips, no chips, no tears, no rubbing, no stains but a soft faint vertical crease along bottom edge. The jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price $3.95. The jacket is now protected in a new clear removable archival cover. Please see detailed images. A stunning, handsome example of this title in beautiful clean, crisp collectible condition. Scarce in this condition. Presents extremely well on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other rare titles [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Triad and Tabut. A survey of the origin and diffusion of Chinese and Mohamedan Secret Societies in the Malay Peninsula A. D. 1800-1935.

      Singapore: Printed at the Government Printing Office, 1941 (1957) - 2 parts bound as one, folio (340 x 215 mm). Contemporary green quarter calf, gilt lettered spine, green cloth sides. Light wear to spine. A very good copy. First and only edition of this fascinating and detailed history of Malay secret societies, published as "confidential for authorised issue only". Although well represented institutionally (Copac locates 16 complete copies in British and Irish institutional libraries, OCLC around two dozen worldwide), it is uncommon commercially. The Foreword to Part I (dated 1957) is by the former colonial secretary for Singapore, W. L. Blythe, who writes "the author had hoped to continue his work by a more detailed analysis of the activities of particular societies in Malaya, but owing to the Japanese occupation of Malaya during which he died, this was never completed. Wynne wrote at a time when Chinese Secret Society activity was just about at its lowest ebb in Malaya. For years there had been few prosecutions of persons for comparative study and of members and officials of such societies who could be interrogated". He then adds that "as the material contained in this book may be of interest and use to a wider group of research workers, permission has been given by the Governments of the Federation of Malaya and the Colony of Singapore for the issue of such copies as still remain, to libraries and centres of learning"; to which a pencilled marginal note adds: "partly true". There are a number of pencilled marginal notes clearly by someone familiar with the subject. A publisher's note at the end of the Foreword states that "throughout this work, references will be found to various Appendices, but these did not survive the Japanese occupation of Malaya. There are also references to 'Part II' and to chapters numbered from XXII onwards. These concern the projected second part of this work which was planned and partly written but was unfinished at the time of the Japanese occupation". Part II, present here, is often absent. Mervyn Llewelyn Wynne (c.1891-1942) was a Dublin-born officer with the Malayan Police, who had been deputy inspector general Straits Settlements Police Force, after serving with the Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) 1914-1922; he died in internment at Sumatra. Triad and Tabut was issued at the height of what the British refer to as the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960) when Commonwealth armed forces fought a protracted guerilla war against the Malayan National Liberation Army; it is quoted extensively in Anoma Pieris, Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: a penal history of Singapore's plural society, 2009. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Rapporto informativo su : Comme non si comprende l’arte musicale. Morte e trasfigurazione dell’Estetica. [octobre 1957].

      Sans lieu, 1957 - In-8 [221 X 331 mm.] de 10 feuillets ronéotypés au recto, agrafé, couverture illustrée. Rapport présenté au Laboratoire expérimental pour un Bauhaus Immaginiste à Alba. Carlo Olmo fut membre de la section italienne de l’IS de Janvier 58 à décembre 70. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Arte Nucleare 1957

      Milano , GALLERIA SAN FEDELE, 1957 - Catalogo di mostra, Milano, Galleria San Fedele, 12-30 ottobre 1957. Con un estratto da Boccioni in seconda di copertina e testi di Giorgio Kaisserlian (''Sei anni dopo, introduzione all'arte nucleare'') e Edoard Jaguer. Con 13 illustrazioni a colori e in bianco e nero di opere di Baj, Bemporad, Bertini, Dangelo, Yves Klein, Piero Manzoni, Arnaldo Pomodoro. Gio Pomodoro, Rossello, Sordini, Verga, Jorn e Vandercam. Importante mostra del Movimento Arte Nucleare presso la Galleria San Fedeli di Milano, la stessa che nel 1951 ne vide la nascita, ospitando la mostra Pittura Nucleare che diede origine al movimento. Questa mostra seguiva di un mese la pubblicazione del Secondo manifesto del Movimento Arte Nucleare, ''Contro Lo Stile''. 4to. pp. 12. . Ottimo (Fine). . . . Legatura con punto metallico (stapled binding) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        The Living and the Dead

      Ives Washburn, New York 1957 - First American edition. Gray cloth, black titling. Slight spine lean, spine ends nudged. Tiny letter "p" in ink on ffep. Small liquid stain on a few page edges. Price-clipped jacket in mylar lightly chipped/rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Documenti d'arte d'oggi 1956/57 raccolti a cura del Mac/Espace

      Libreria A. Salto Editrice, Milano 1957 - Monografia che raccoglie scritti ed opere legate all'esperienza del MAC di Milano e del Gruppo Espace. Il volume à illustrato da xilografie originali,carte di diverso materiale e formato, riproduzioni di opere, fotografie, collages. Le opere riprodotte sono di Andersen, Baj, Barisani, Berti, Bordoni, Bozzola, Brunetti, Capogrossi, Carolrama, Colombo, Conte, Dangelo, Dorfles, Fontana, Frunzo, Galvano, Grossi, Levi Montalcini, Mazzon, Meneguzzo, Monnet, Monnini, Moretti, Munari, Nativi, Nigro, Novelli, Nuti, Pessina, Poli, Pomodoro, Pomodoro, Radice, Reggiani, Regina, Rho, Scanavino, Soldati, Somaini, Varisco, Veronesi, Vigevani/Jung. Gli scritti sono di Acquaviva, Balestrini, Birolli, Degand, Di Salvatore, Dorfles, Galvano, Guglielmini, Kaisserlian, Mazzon, Monnet, Oggero, Passoni, Perilli, Radaelli, Radice, Ragghianti, Righetti, Rizzardi, Sanesi, Sanguineti, Santi, Tullier, Valsecchi. Purtroppo manca una carta (pagg. 79-80) relativa all'opera di Paola Levi Montalcini. Numero di tavole: pp.158 altezza 32 larghezza 22 Brossura originale, piega lungo tutto il dorso, tagli nella parte superiore ed inferiore della cerniera anteriore. Mancanza al bordo interno del frontespizio senza compromissione di testo. Il dorso risulta scollato dalle carte che pertanto tendono a staccarsi (già staccate le pagg. 7-10, 23-24, 81-82); mancano le pagg. 79-80 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano Soc. Coop]
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        The King Ranch

      King Ranch, Kingsville, TX 1957 - FIRST EDITION, SPECIAL LIMITED "SADDLE BLANKET ISSUE" produced exclusively for the King Ranch; one of 3000 copies printed, none intended for sale. One of the most important books on the history of Texas. Illustrated throughout. "The two volumes of this work [The King Ranch] will be a lasting pleasure to own. That is, indeed a most inadequate understatement? The heart of the matter is, of course, the writing itself--the thing told and the way of telling. In this work the illustrations are a part of the telling, for they are the product of the same hand that has done most of the writing, Tom Lea's? In the case of The King Ranch the worth of the story and its double telling has been matched by the taste and skill of famed Southwestern book designer J. Carl Hertzog, and El Paso Rosanin, and by the finest efforts of printer and binder. The product as a whole is one rarely matched in the whole history of American publishing--indeed a work one can be proud, in every sense, to own" (John T. Frederick, The Rotarian). Kingsville, TX: Printed for the King Ranch, 1957. Octavo, original tan and brown heavy crash linen in the design of the saddle blankets woven and used on the King Ranch. Two volumes in original slipcase.Handsome presentation inscription (1957) on flyleaf. Vol I hinge with paper split (but holding), wear to edges on leather label on box (as usual due to the softness of the leather). An exquisite production. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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      Faber and Faber, London 1957 - Faber and Faber Ltd, London, 1957 First Edition, Second Impression. Octavo. Dark red cloth boards with gilt decoration to upper board and gilt titles inside yellow tablet to spine. With 8 pages of photographs and woodcut illustrations throughout. Upper corners slightly bumped, top edge of paper block lightly dust soiled. Otherwise a fine copy, in a clean and bright pictorial jacket with several small closed tears, a few nicks and chips to extremities, and slight creasing to top edge. Near fine overall. With presentation inscription on front free endpaper, "Autographed for Ray Mills by his friend Lawrence Durrell", and signed and dated above by Mills, "Edinburgh September 1957". Dr Raymond Mills was in charge of the medical service on Rhodes while Durrell lived on the island. They struck up a friendship which lasted until the author's death in 1990. Mills is a central character in Durrell's book on Rhodes, Reflections on a Marine Venus (1953) and is also mentioned in the author's Acknowledgements to that book. Bitter Lemons is Durrell's memoir of Cyprus during the troubled years 1953-6 and completes his trilogy of island books. Alan G Thomas A25 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Watersmead Books]
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        balzacs en bas de casse et picassos sans majuscule.

      Paris, Galerie Louise Leiris, 1957. o. Pag. [9 Bll. + 8 Tafeln + 1 Bl.] Lose Blattsammlung in OLwd.-Mappe. In franz. Sprache. Nr. 49 von 112 num. Expl. Mit der eighd. Signatur von Picasso. Mit allen Tafeln und der kl. Abbildung der Tafel II auf dem Impressum. - Mappe m. Gbrsp., St. a. Mappenklappe, Präge-St. a. ersten Bl., geringfügig stockfleckig a. unteren Kanten, geringe Gbrsp. - Leiris, (1901 - 1990), dessen literarische Neigung schon früh zutage tritt, wird von seiner Familie zu einem Studium der Chemie genötigt. Dennoch gewinnt er in der Zeit nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg Anschluss an die avantgardistischen Künstlerzirkel der Epoche, insbesondere dem Surrealismus; rasch befreundet er sich mit Max Jacob, André Masson, Picasso, Joan Miró und anderen. Diese Verbindung hält bis ins Jahr 1929, wonach er die Gruppe verlässt, um größere künstlerische Selbständigkeit zu erlangen. Leiris beginnt ein Studium der Ethnologie und gewinnt Kontakt zu Georges Batailles, für dessen Zeitschrift „Documents“ er sich redaktionell engagiert. In Deutschland ist Leiris vor allem durch seinen autobiographischen Roman „Mannesalter“ (1939) bekannt geworden. Techniken seiner surrealistischen Lehrjahre, psychoanalytische Selbstbefragung und ein auf die Deutung des eigenen Lebens gerichtetes ethnologisches Instrumentarium definierten das Genre der Autobiographie neu. (Zitat) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Franz. Literatur; Illustrierte Bücher 20. Jhdt; Kunst

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        Bibliographie der deutschen Literaturwissenschaft. Band I-XL. 1945-2000. 40 volumes.

      Frankfurt a.M., Klostermann, 1957-2001. Cloth. Bibliography. *ex-library-copies, good condition*.Title changes volume 10, 1970 in: 'Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft'

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        Gesammelte Schriften. 7 Bände.

      Frankfurt, Suhrkamp, 1957. - 8°. Rote Ganzlederbände mit Rücktitelvergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen im Orig.-Pappschuber. Mileck I, D. - Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe in Leder. - Dünndruckausgabe. - Neudruck der 6-bändigen "Gesammelten Dichtungen" von 1952, erweitert um den 7. Band "Betrachtungen und Briefe" in erster Ausgabe. Erschien noch zu Lebzeiten Hermann Hesses und ist die vollständigste Ausgabe der Werke und Briefe. - Die Bände in schöner und frischer Erhaltung. Der Schuber mit mäßigen Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat M. Weiers]
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        Tous ceux qui tombent

      Paris: Les Editions de Minuit, 1957 - First Edition; inscribed by Beckett in 1966. One of 70 numbered copies; publisher's wrappers; about fine in a custom clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Zoof?hrer (L÷we)

      M?nster 1957 - 21 x 13 cm 104 Seiten 180 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schueling Buchkurier]
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        On the Road

      Viking Press, 1957 Fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition, 1957 stated on title and copyright page. Book fine, tiny spot on bottom of rear cover and also at bottom page ends. Jacket has original price of $3.95 printed on front flap; very good with some chipping and rubbing along edges and at corners; small piece missing towards top of rear panel. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Volumes 1-4 in 8 volumes

      New York : Pantheon Books and Princeton University Press 1957 - Hardcovers and dust jackets. Volumes I, III and IV are in in slip cases. Good binding and cover. Wear to DJs and slipcases. Tanning to spines of Vol I. and Vol. II text books. Blemishes/stains to page ends of Vol. I and III books. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        The Golden Ocean.

      NY: The John Day Company, 1957., 1957. First American printing. 8vo. 316 pp. Illustrated, including a map. Original yellow cloth binding. SIGNED by O'Brian on the title page. From the Richard Mattie Patrick O'Brian collection. Signed by O'Brian aboard the Sea Cloud during the "Partrick O'Brian Mediterranean Cruise"in April 1999. This is a tight, fine book in a bright, very good DJ with a chip bottom of rear panel. A rare book signed, especially with such impeccable provenance.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        The Hawk in the Rain

      Faber and Faber [1957], London - Slim octavo (22.5cm.); original cloth in yellow decorative dust jacket printed in red and blue, original Poetry Book Society bellyband; 59pp. Jacket spine and small portion of upper panel faded, small soil spot to upper wrapper, some near-imperceptible expert repair to jacket crown; Fine in Very Good jacket. The author's first book. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House,, 1957. Octavo. Original green cloth, title to spine gilt on black, monogram to front board gilt, top edge blue, buff endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. A superb copy in the exceptionally bright jacket. First edition, first printing of Rand's fourth novel. A beautiful copy and uncommon in such nice condition. The philosophical movement launched by Rand with Atlas Shrugged had a profound impact on American culture, which continues to this day, with the novel named by a 1991 Library of Congress survey as the most influential book for a majority of Americans, second only to the Bible.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Green Odyssey


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        Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution

      Yale University Press 1957 - First edition. 384 p. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. Light soiling to top edge, wear to tips. Jacket price-clipped, chipped at head, lightly toned at spine panel, insect nibbled along edges (especially back panel fore edge). An uncommon work from the Austrian philosopher and economist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Author: Wheat, Carl Irving (1892-1966) 1540-1861 Mapping the Transmississippi West

      San Francisco: Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-1963 5 volumes in 6. Volume One: The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase 1540-1804 xiv+264 pages with color frontispiece map and 275 maps (many folding) and index; Volume Two: From Lewis and Clark to Fremont 1804-1845 xiii+281 pages with colored frontispiece map, 143 additional maps (some folding) and index. Volume Three: From the Mexican War to the Boundary Surveys 1846-1854 xiii+349 pages with colored frontispiece map, 322 additional maps and index; Volume Four: From the Pacific Railroad Surveys to the Onset of the Civil War 1855-1860 xiii+260 pages with color frontispiece map, an additional 127 maps (some folding) and index; Volume Five From the Civil War to the Geological Survey, Part One: xviii+222 pages with color frontispiece map and an additional 152 maps; Volume Five From the Civil War to the Geological Survey, Part Two: [223]-487 pages with 124 maps and index. Folio (14 1/2" x 10 1/2") bound in quarter green leather with gilt lettering to spines. volume I printed by the Grabhorn Press; volumes II-V printed by Taylor & Taylor and James Printing based on the designs of Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. First edition limited to 1000 copies.Carl Wheat's Mapping of the Trans-Mississippi West is a comprehensive and readable cartographic history of the American West. The first three volumes of the work are by necessity bulky and out sized to accommodate the many maps contained with their covers. These beautifully printed books present a truly graphic picture of the exploration and peopling of the vast unknown land west of the Mississippi. The author does not merely present a catalog of significant maps of each era but tells the exciting story of many facets of history that resulted in their making-of the hard journeys, the hazardous exploits, the motivation, the mysticism, the misunderstandings and the strange blend of fact, imagination, false geographic concept and political necessity which were consummated in the engraver's work. These volumes will provide exciting text for the casual reader and have become eminent source book for the student and scholar.Condition:A near fine set.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Ben Hecht and David O Selznick on the set of "A Farewell to Arms"

      N.p.: N.p., 1957. Oversize double weight photograph of screenwriter Ben Hecht standing with his boss, producer and mogul extraordinaire David O. Selznick, on a snow covered set in the Italian Alps during the 1957 filming of Selznick's "A Farewell to Arms." In a custom museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass. 11 x 13.5 inches. Near Fine, with a small corner crease at the bottom right.

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        Fin de partie suivi de Acte sans Paroles.

      Paris Éditions de Minuit 1957 - 122 S., 3 Bll. Orig.-Broschur. Erste Ausgabe der Normalausgabe.- Auf Vortitel eigenhändige Widmung von Samuel Beckett an seinen schwedischen Übersetzer Carl Gustaf Birger Bjurström, datiert Paris 1957.- Papierbedingt gebräunt, Block etwas schief. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        Niemeyer-Holstein, Otto. - "Laternenfest im Hafen".

      - Holzschnitt, auf Weißenborn-Bütten, 1957. Von Otto Niemeyer-Holstein. Auflage Exemplar Nr. 39/100. 32,2 x 24,9 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 56 x 40 cm (Blatt). Schmidt-Sohler-Lau 16. 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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        From Russia With Love

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1957. No foxing or browning, no inscriptions. Covers near fine and unmarked. In original first state dust jacket, correctly priced at 13s 6d, with small chips to head/ tail of spine. Only lightly toned.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        The Hobbit [1957 9th impression]

      George Allen and Unwin, 1957. A lovely copy of the 9th Impression (or more correctly the 5th impression of the 2nd edition). 315pp, coloured frontis, map endpapers. Old owners name to first [blank] page (dated Christmas 1957), otherwise completely unmarked and beautifully fresh, no foxing or spotting. Green decorative boards, unmarked, sharp corners, just a hint of sunning to foot of spine. Original dust wrapper, unclipped, stated ninth impression to front flap - unmarked, unfaded with only the slightest traces of age browning to edges and hint of wear to corners - a exceptionally sharp example.. 9th Impression. Cloth. Fine/VG. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Martin Bott (Bookdealers) Ltd]
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        Owls Do Cry.

      Christchurch: Pegasus Press,, 1957. Octavo. Original orange cloth, black lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Top edge lightly foxed. An exemplary copy. First edition, first printing, of Frame's debut novel, in the stunning jacket designed by Dennis Beytagh.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Island Women [Calypso Island] (Original screenplay for the 1958 film, Marie Windsor's copy)

      Hollywood, CA: Security Pictures, 1957. Revised draft script for the 1958 film, "Island Women," here under the working title, "Calypso Island." Copy belonging to actress Marie Windsor, with her name in holograph ink on the first page of text, notations in holograph pencil and ink throughout, one page noting scene wardrobe changes, and custom place markers at the fore-edges noting scene settings. Also included is Windsor's Screen Actors Guild contract and carbon copy "free lance agreement," dated April 12, 1957, both SIGNED by Windsor and Security Pictures representative Herbert [illegible]. Written by Andrew Alexander, and the prolific Philip Yordan, who also wrote "Dillinger" (1945), "Suspense" (1946), "Edge of Doom" (1950), "Detective Story" (1951), "Johnny Guitar" (1954), and "Battle of the Bulge" (1965). Elizabeth (Windsor) is a lusty women traveling in the Caribbean with her niece, Jan (Earle). Both have the hots for Mike (Edwards), a charter boat captain, but only Elizabeth is willing to use deceit to get what she wants. Set in Nassau, shot on location in the Caribbean. Blue titled wrappers. Title page present, undated, with a credit for director Berke. 81 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 78. Mimeograph on blue and yellow stock. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. Contract and agreement folded horizontally, corner-stitched, Very Good plus.

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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of Ayn Rand's masterpiece, one of the most influential books of the century. The enormously popular "Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand's magnum opus. Not only is it her fullest presentation of her philosophy, it is the one novel, she said, that is 'completely my sense of life, without reservations'" (Robert Mayhew, Essays on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged). New York: Random House, 1957. Thick octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. Book near-fine with creasing to preliminaries, dust jacket with vibrant colors and only very light edgewear. Rare in such good condition without restoration.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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