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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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        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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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.

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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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        Eigh. Brief mit Unterschrift, 1 Seite, kl-4, ohne Ort und Jahr (1957?).

      - An einen Kritiker. "Monsieur, je vous remercie infiniment de votre critique des Nouvelles littéraires sur 'Bonjour tristesse'. Je sais qu'il est très flatteur d'avoir une critique de vous, à plus fort raison une bonne. Il me reste à éspérer de pouvoir répondre un jour et d'une manière satisfaisante à vos questions. J'espère aussi pouvoir vous remercier prochainement de vive voix et vous donne mes meilleurs sentiments . ". - Am Rand minimal fleckig und knittrig, kleiner Bugriss. Die 18jährige Françoise Sagan (eigentlich Françoise Quoirez) schrieb ihren Roman-Bestseller "Bonjour tristesse" in nur 7 Wochen und erhielt 1954 dafür den Prix des Critiques. Ihr Brief ist vermutlich an André Bourin gerichtet, den Chefredakteur der Wochenschrift "les Nouvelles littéraires", der in der Nr. 1572 vom 17. 10. 1957 einen ausführlichen Artikel über die junge Schriftstellerin veröffentlichte.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Catalogo dei ritratti romani del Museo Profano Lateranense. Con prefazione di Filippo Magi.

      Città del Vaticano, Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana, 1957 - XII, 103 S., 64 Abb.-Tafeln (s/w.). A.d.R.: Monumenti Vaticani di Archeologia e d`Arte, Vol. X. -Tadellose, neuwertige Erhaltung! Selten! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto). Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2250 34,5x25,5 cm. OLwd. mit goldgepr. Deckel- u. Rückentitelei. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Rolf Brehmer]
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        Typed Note from Ezra Pound to a signature collector [Who the blue hell..?] TOGETHER WITH an original Typed Letter from Pound's Doctor during his incarceration in Saint Elizabeth's Hospital

      Ezra Pound and others, 1957, 1958. First edition. Framed. Fine. An ORIGINAL TYPED NOTE from a cantankerous Ezra Pound in response to a request to sign books stating: "Who the blue hell do you expect to wrap parcels and carry 'em to the post office. ["?" added in pencil, presumably in Pound's hand] Are you literate AT LEAST to pt/ of having digested this series ?", including the original typed envelope addressed to "J.P. Murphey[sic]." Washington: 1957. The request for the signed books was made by inveterate autograph seeker James P. Murphy, who appears to have persisted in his quest for Pound's autograph. Also present is an ORIGINAL TYPED LETTER SIGNED to Murphy from Pound's "keeper," Dr. Winfred Overholser, Superintendent of Saint Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C. [the mental hospital to which Pound was committed for twelve years after World War II] dated June 11, 1958 stating in part: "In reply to your note, I may say that Mr. Ezra Pound was discharged from this hospital last month. We do not have his present address." Dr. Overholser then suggests that Murphy contact New Directions, Pound's Publisher -- with the original envelope. With three photographs clipped from Humphrey Carpenter's biography of Pound, A Serious Character (1988). The whole mounted and framed, measuring approximately 17.5" x 16.25". A nice assemblage of Pound and Pound-related items, including an ORIGINAL TYPED NOTE FROM EZRA POUND.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Sammlung naturkundlicher Tafeln. 7 Leinenkassetten mit zusammen 1243 (statt 1246) Farbtafeln und zugehörigen Beiheften . Im Einzelnen: Mitteleuropäische Pflanzenwelt. Kräuter und Stauden (166 statt 168 Tafeln). Säugetiere (192 Tafeln). Mitteleuropäische Pflanzenwelt Sträucher und Bäume (144 Tafeln). Mitteleuropäische Insekten, Spinnentiere und Tausendfüßler (192 Tafeln). Mitteleuropäische Pilze (180 Tafeln). Mitteleuropäische Vögel (207 statt 208 Tafeln).Mineralien (162 Tafeln). 1. Aufl.bzw. 2. Aufl. (Kräuter und Stauden) und 2. unveränderte und verbesserte Aufl. (Insekten).

      Hamburg, Kronen-Verlag, - 1969. 1957 - 1243 6-8- bzw. 7-9farbige Offsetdrucke. 4°. Es fehlen die Tafeln "Breitblättriger Rohrkolben", "Weiße Seerose" und "Weißrückenspecht". 6 Leinenkassetten mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren, die Kassette "Vögel" wasserfleckig und, mit ein paar kleinen Einrissen im Innenbezug, außerdem etwas verzogen. 194 Blätter von 5 Kassetten mit kleinen, meist kaum auffallenden Nadelstichen - wohl zur Befestigung an einer Pinnwand. 7 Tafeln aus der Kassette "Vögel" lichtrandig, eine mit Wasserrand außerhalb der Darstellung. Insgesamt ca. 25 Blätter leicht unsauber, ein wenig fingerfleckig oder ein paar minimale Farbspritzer. Tafel "Mauswiesel" mit einem ca. 10 cm. langen , mit Tesa geklebten Einriß; Tafel "Zaunkönig" mit horizontalem, mit Tesa geklebtem Abriß. Von den beschriebenen Mängeln abgesehen, alle Tafeln in sehr gutem, farbfrischem Zustand. Abgesehen von den Nadelstichen gilt dies auch für diese 194 Blätter. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Klaus Altschäfl]
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        Achter glas.

      Uitg. C. de Boer jr.,, Hilversum,, 1957 - Orig cloth with dustjacket, 4to, no pagination ca 96 pp. Printed in gravure, 84 photogravures. Linocuts by Georgette Apol. Rather good copy. Dustjacket with imperfections! Scanns on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brief Authority: Excursions of a Common Man in an Uncommon World / Recollections of China and Thailand

      Robert Hale Limited, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First British Edition, Signed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 290 pages. Index. Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. First printed in the US by Harper & Brothers in 1956. "Author was born in 1901 and in 1921 was appointed to the American Legation in Peiping - although his actual diplomatic career began in 1923 when he was named Vice-Consul at Mukden. For the next eighteen years he held various posts in many parts of China, until December 1941 - while he was American Counsul at Shanghai - when the Japanese captured the city and he was interned for several months. Named Consul General at Vancouver in 1945, he left the next year to become Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, later American Ambassador to Thailand, a post he held until his retirement in 1953.... He saw China and Manchuria in chaos under the warlords. He witnessed the growth of Chinese nationalism, and China's suffering as first the Japanese and then the Communists struggled for ascendency." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Tanning to endpapers. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in mylar. An important account of these pivotal years in China, as witnessed by an American diplomat.

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        Erasmus. Speculum Scientiarum (CONVOLUTE of 22 vols./ KONVOLUT aus 22 Bänden) - Vol. 10 (1957) - Vol. 31 (1979)

       1957 - 1979. je Band/ Jahrgang ca. 800 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen/ Instituts-Stempel im Bandinnern;Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 22 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Beiträge in DEUTSCHER, ENGLISCHER und FRANZÖSISCHER Sprache! Das Bild zeigt nur einen Teil der hier angebotenen Bände; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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      Ed. Losada., Buenos Aires. 1957 - Dedicatoria al pintor Argentino " Ivonne " Carlos Alonso. Encuadernación con señales de uso y pequeñas pérdidas en el lomo. Páginas: 164 Colecc: Biblioteca Contemporanea. Literatura / Poesía. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Relative state formulation of quantum mechanics," in Reviews of Modern Physics, 29, 1957, 454-462

      - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF HUGH EVERETT'S FAMOUS "MANY-WORLD INTERPRETATION" OF QUANTUM MECHANICS, an interpretation in which (to use Schrodinger's thought experiment) the universe splits in two: in one view we see a cat, in another we see ourselves seeing the cat. Though Everett's ideas remain controversial, they have been accepted in some form by many prominent physicists, among them Hawking and Feynman. Everett was fascinated by many of the paradoxes seemingly inherent in traditional quantum theory (Peacock, The Quantum Revolution, 152). He did not accept Bohr's "collapse of the wave-function;" whereas Schrodinger's thought experiment posited a cat both alive and dead until the opening of a box. Everett's theory splits the universe into two states: in one we see a cat; in another we see ourselves seeing the cat."In 1957, working under the direction of his Ph.D. supervisor John A. Wheeler, Everett produced a novel solution to the measurement problem of quantum mechanics. This problem is to explain how it is that quantum states in superpositions appear to experimenters who interact with them as if they have definite classical outcomes. Like many physicists, Everett was unhappy with the von Neumann collapse postulate and the arbitrary quantum classical divide, and he proposed that the simplest way to resolve the measurement problem was to suppose that reality is nothing more than a quantum wave function, and that wave function does not collapse. As Schrodinger emphasized, if classical measuring device interacts with a system that is in a superposition, the wave function of the measuring device (and the experimenter who runs it) becomes correlated with each component of the superposition. What bothered Schrodinger is that real observers do not see superpositions, but only definite results (such as either a definitely alive cat or a definitely dead cat). Everett's answer was simplicity itself: the observer together with his or her apparatus actually does split into two components (one who perceives a dead cat, the other who perceives a living cat) - but each version of the observer is correlated with the corresponding component of the cat. That is, the new state is a superposition of two states, one with an observer perceiving a live cat, and one with an observer perceiving a dead cat. Each observer seems to perceive a definite cat-state and not a superposition. However, these two components do not interact with each other in any way. It is exactly as if the universe has split in two. Every time one system becomes correlated with another system that is in a superposition, the world splits into as many versions as there are components of the observed system, and so on, ad infinitum. "Everett at first called his theory the relative state formulation of quantum mechanics. By this he meant that every observer could be in a number of different states, each one defined relative to a state of the system being measured. This later became known as the Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum mechanics; [in] this view there literally is a colossal multiplicity of universes, multiplying exponentially or faster into more universes, with each universe playing out every possibility that is consistent with the laws of physics" (ibid, 152-153). CONDITION & DETAILS: Original wraps. Lancaster: American Physical Society. Volume 29, Number 3, July 1957. (10.5 x 8 inches; 263 x 200mm). This is not an ex-libris copy, thus there are no markings whatsoever; no writing or ownership marks at all. Near fine condition inside and out.

      [Bookseller: Atticus Rare Books]
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        The Town

      Random House 1957 - One of 450 copies of the signed limited edition, signed by Faulkner on the colophon page. Fine condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Arte Actual: Valores Plásticos Actuales.

      - Presentation of 34 catalogues and leaflets, ranging between 1 and 5 pp., produced in conjunction with exhibitions organized by the Movimient Artistico del Mediterraneo which featured the work of individual artists (including Enrique Brinkmann, Vicente Castellano, Armando Cardona Torrandell, Isabel Villar, Hsiao Chin, and Armando Cardona Torrandell among others) and European artists' collectives such as Grupo Ibiza 59 and Grupo Tago, including brief critical surveys and biographical information, text illustrations (some tipped-in). Square 12mo. Self wrpps. Valencia 1957-1960.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Été 1957

      Paris: Societe Paritys, 1957. 1st printing thus. Publisher's color pictorial glazed boards, post binder; 3 brass posts, decorative screw tops. Red cloth joints. Some general extremity wear to binder, with slightly bumped corners. Occasional dust soiling. Minor foxing. Overall VG, with cloth samples generally VG+ to Nr Fine, with the occasional crease to the odd sample or two.. 104 pp, printed in red on stiff-stock paper. 16 color fashion drawings; 897 [of 898], tipped-in fabric samples. Folio. 16-1/4" x 12-1/8" An exceedingly scarce and beautiful salesman sample catalogue issued by the Societe Paritys, noted supplier of fabrics and haberdashery for haute couture and ready to wear fashions in mid-century Paris. The 1950s were a decisive period for French fashion, and reflected the dynamic fashion designs of Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior, Jacques Griffe, Hubert de Givenchy, and Pierre Cardin. Founded in 1946, the Paritys had moved rapidly into supplying fabrics for not only French fashion houses, but also worked to meet the demands of the burgeoning ready-to-wear movement, represented by Jacques Fath, Robert Piguet, Paquin, Carven, and Jean Desses. The designs and fabrics for this summer catalogue display the heavy influence of Dior reflecting his ideals of full skirts & hourglass silhouettes, with percale, bustier-style bodices, hip padding, wasp-shaped dresses,  as well as the flowing excess of fabrics in his designs. Dior considered the 1950s to be the Golden Age of Couture, and the drawings herein definitely express his influence on feminine fashion.  This lavish display of mid-century fabrics include beautifully woven cotton & linen blends, silk blends, mohair, tweeds silk mohair blends, nylons, Lebotys rayons, satins, percales, laces and much more.  Of particular interest are the designs and samples for wedding dresses.   No copies located on OCLC, nor the major French institutions (as searched on KVK).

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        Autograph Letter Signed on personal 4to letterhead with the town of "Corona" California crossed out and replaced with "Box 266 Monrovia," January 3, 1957

      - To Mr. Greenfield regarding "J.L." and Sinclair's book "The Cup of Fury." J.L. refers to Jack London, one of the writers Sinclair discusses in his book. Regarding "J.L.," "To the public he is a romantic figure & has to be that to sell the book. But to me he is an alcoholic tragedy. I have made him a leading figure in 'The Cup of Fury'." Sinclair discusses the book, saying, "A score of NY publishers said it wouldn't sell & I had to go to a church group. They have sold 65000 copies. I send you my 'Didymus' of which also US publishers are afraid. It has been published with success in London, Paris." He signs, "U. Sinclair." "The Cup of Fury" was published in 1956; it is an attack on alcohol, the tragic stories of talented American writers whose drinking destroyed them and caused grief to others, people like Jack London, O. Henry, Sinclair Lewis, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Dylan Thomas. Sinclair also refers to another book, "Didymus." He is talking about the book "What Didymus Did," published in the UK in 1954, which would, in 1958, be published in the US as "It Happened to Didymus." In 1919, he published the muckraking exposé about "yellow" journalism, "The Brass Check," revealing the limitations of the "free press" in the United States. Four years later, the first code of ethics for journalists was created. Sinclair also ran unsuccessfully for Congress as a Socialist, and was the Democratic Party nominee for Governor of California in 1934.

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs, Ltd.]
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        The Mystic Masseur (Signed By The Author)

      Andre Deutsch 1957 - The First UK Printing published by Andre Deutsch in 1957.The BOOK is in Good -Very Good condition.Light pushing to the spine tips.Titling is dulled.Light toning to the text block but the pages are clean and the book is free from inscriptions.The front hinge is beginning to ease at the half title page with a little exposure of the webbing. Having said this,the book remains tight.Front end papers marked with spotting to the prelims. Paperclip crease to the upper edge of first two pages. The WRAPPER is complete and is in just about Very Good condition.It bears the correct price of 12s 6d net.Edge wear with loss at the spine ends (see images).Staining and spotting to the rear panel.The Robert Micklewright designed wrapper remains very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been SIGNED by the author to the title page .The Nobel Laureate's first book which won him the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize.Despite its' faults, signed titles of the Nobel Laureate's first book remain very elusive and as such are collectible. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks ABA PBFA]
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        Chateaux d'Ile-de-France. 3 volumes.

      Société De Saint-Eloy, Paris - 1957 - 1961. 3 volumes in 4 en feuilles sous chemises et étuis d'éditeur. Tome 1 gravures de Cottet - Lézardière - Vahl - Achener - Mackain-Langlois - Bouroux - Baudier - Cheffer - Cottet - Domenget - Lemagny - Josso - Decaris. Tome 2 gravures de Cottet - Lézardière - Vahl - Achener - Marckein-Langlois - Bouroux - Baudier - Cami - Cottet - Lemagny - Josso - trémois - Decaris. Tome 3 gravures de : Cottet - Trémois - Lézardière - Marckain-Langlois - Baudier - Blanchet - Boullaire - Cami - Lemagny - Cottet - Josso - Decaris - Juan. Tirage limité à 135 exemplaires.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        A Farewell to Arms (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, set decorator John Moore's presentation copy, inscribed by David O. Selznick)

      Los Angeles: The Selznick Studio, 1957. Final script for the 1957 film. Presentation copy belonging to set decorator John Moore. INSCRIBED to Moore by the film's producer, David O. Selznick on the front endpaper: "For John Moore / With appreciation of his talent and his task / David O. Selznick / 1957." Decorative Colsanti-Moore bookplate on the front pastedown (representing Moore's long working relationship with costume designer Veniero Colsanti). From Ronnie Gousman at California Bookbinding: "Mr. Selznick had 100 scripts leather bound for cast and crew," this copy being one of them. The epic film adaptation of Hemingway's great novel was written for the screen by Ben Hecht. Two tone brown cowhide with gilt titles and rule, with John Moore's name in gilt on the front board. Title page present, with a credit for screenwriter Hecht. 173 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Fine, binding Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      London [1957], Rider. Yellow cloth, very good, 212p., index,. frontis portrait of Dr. Suzuki.. ** R A R E AUTHOR'S SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY **. This superb work covers the Zen Sect of Buddhism, an intre- tation of Zen-Experience, reason and intuition in Buddhist Philosophy, Zen: A Reply to Dr. Hu Shih, Mondo, the role of nature in Zen Buddhism, and other essays from 1903-1953. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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      Herbert Jenkins, [1957]. - First edition. Inked numbers "5/6" at top of front fly leaf, else fine, bright copy in a bright, unfaded dust jacket with minor restoration to foot of spine. The 1950s.the USSR is poised to begin the space race by launching the Sputnik satellite, Mao Zedong rules Communist China, and the greatest global fear is of the atomic bomb. Missing for nearly a decade, Fu-Manchu re-emerges in an attempt to wrest control of China from the accursed Communists. An uncommon later title in the series and difficult to find. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        On the Beach

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1957. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾. Signed by Nevil on the title page..

      [Bookseller: Peter Austern & Co. Books & Ephemera]
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        WAGAMI INDEN: Lacquered Japanese Handmade Papers.

      [Tokyo 1957, Ohshita]. Stitched wrs., very clean, dj, [49]. double folded leaves, 27 stencil color illustrations, and 27. samples of Inden lacquered papers tipped-in, 6 b. w. illus-. trations, solid, nice copy,small folio. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A MOST BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUELY DESIGNED PAPER SAMPLE BOOK FIRST & ONLY DELUXE FOLIO EDITION: . A wonderful work, Japanese text, English captions, showing the process of Japanese hand-made paper making, cutting of mould-papers, taking juice from a lacquer-tree, lacquer used for coloring, molding with lacquer, putting the materials in a drying-room. . What makes this work highly unique are the numerous actual stenciled lacquer onlay decorated paper samples. These are done on his handmade papers. The stenciled illustrations show the papermaking process printed in vegetal colors, including indigo, and soft pastels. * An excellent copy, contained in the original Chitsu folding hand-made Washi covered slipcase, with cotton ties. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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        Pringles of the Valley

      Privately printed, 1957 1st lt ed no 246/1000. Ver good condition in hardcover with worn dw.. History and genealogy of this well-know 1820 Settler family. A scarce item 242 pp with bw illustrations and fold-out map

      [Bookseller: Africana Books]
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        Dandelion Wine: A Novel

      New York: Doubleday & Company, 1957. First Edition. Octavo. Yellow cloth boards, lettered in blue and gold on spine; dustjacket; yellow top-stain; 281pp. Bookplate signed by Bradbury loosely laid in. A clean, straight, unmarked copy with clean, even top-stain, Near Fine, in the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped, lightly rubbed at extremities, with a small (.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Dandelion Wine

      Doubleday, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. Stated first edition, with tipped in Bradbury signature (a neatly excised page from a paberback edition of Dandelion Wine). Hardcover in jacket, price clipped from jacket flap. Jacket is in nice condition with light wear overall. Light edge wear with a couple closed tears and tiny chips. Slight soiling to rear panel. Hint of a water stain to underside of jacket and corresponding yellow book boards, does not affect jacket exterior or book interior. Jacket remains bright and presents well, first edition jackets in this nice of a condition are uncommon. Now in fresh Mylar. Book itself is clean and unmarked. Yellow top stain is unblemished. Deckle edge pages are bright. Binding strong, text block tight, almost appears unread. Slight edge wear to boards, light wear to points and spine ends. Overall a bright copy in very good to near fine condition. A rare first edition, with a nice signature. Additional photos available upon request. Dandelion Wine is Bradbury's third published novel and is considered by many to be his masterpiece. With prose close to poetry, although it lacks many of the elements of a classic fantasy novel, it evokes the same magic. A true gem among Bradbury's vast body of work.

      [Bookseller: The Bookman & The Lady]
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        A chronological history of the old English landscape painters in oil from the XVIth century to the XIXth century : describing more than 800 painters - Complete in 8 volumes

      1957 - Limited to 500 sets of which this is number 290. New revised and enlarged edition. Physical description; 8 volumes ((724 pages)), 367 plates : portrait ; 29 cm. Subjects; Landscape painters - England. Landscape painting, English - History. Fine cloth copies all in near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrappers (lacking on vol. 7), now mylar-sleeved. Remains a particularly and surprisingly well-preservedset ; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. 10 Kg. 724 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House 1957 - A near fine first edition (matte boards, single signature of gathered pages) in a very good first issue dust jacket (price of 200/200 on front flap), inscribed by Dr. Seuss "to Betty" in his typical spot -- lower left corner of verso of front free endpaper. Housed in a handsome quarter leather clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Das Juristische Büro (JurBüro), Jahrgänge (1957-2006) (50 BÜCHER)

      Kurt Gross, Flensburg 1957 - Gewebe (Blau). Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut gering gebräunt (Innen); Einband Außen hat geringe Gebrauchsspuren; 115000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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