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        Arte Nucleare 1957

      Milano: Galleria San Fedele, , 1957. Legatura con punto metallico (stapled binding). Ottimo (Fine). 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). .

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Pêcheurs des quatre mers

      Beuchet et Vanden Brugge, Nantes 1957 - Un volume in-4 à l'italienne broché couverture illustrée rempliée sous emboîtage. 306 pages. Ouvrage illustré de planches, vignettes, bandeaux et culs-de-lampe en couleurs par Albert Brenet, Marin-Marie et Mathurin Méheut. Edition originale. Exemplaire réservé au comité du calvaire de Boulogne-sur-mer. Très bel exemplaire en parfait état. // One volume, oblong 4to, illustrated wrappers, slipcase. First de-luxe edition illustrated with coloured paintings, vignettes, tail-pieces by Albert Brenet, Marin-Marie et Mathurin Méheut (French marine painters). Privately printed for the Comité du Calvaire des marins de Boulogne-sur-mer. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Scriptorium d'Albi]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, 1957 First Printing, 1957, as stated on the copyright page. Book is fine in original green cloth covered boards. Dust jacket is very good with original price of $6.95 printed on front flap. Slight rubbing on front and back panel at hinges to spine and small amount of chipping to spine ends and corners; else in very nice condition. Comes housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Green Odyssey

      Ballantine Books, New York 1957 - Signed by the author on a typed autographed letter which has been pasted onto the front endpaper. The envelope has been pasted to the front pastedown page. This particular book is one of the scarcest titles in the Ballantine Hardback series. This book was Farmer's first full length published novel. This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition (basically due to the pasting, otherwise it's in fine condition). The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge nicks and tears, rubbed spots and a couple of tiny chips missing. This book is #H-210 in the Ballantine Book series, which was issued simultaneously in hardback and paperback. "Philip José Farmer (January 26, 1918 – February 25, 2009) was an American author known for his award-winning science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. Farmer is best known for his sequences of novels, especially the World of Tiers (1965–93) and Riverworld (1971–83) series. He is noted for the pioneering use of sexual and religious themes in his work, his fascination for, and reworking of, the lore of celebrated pulp heroes, and occasional tongue-in-cheek pseudonymous works written as if by fictional characters. Farmer often mixed real and classic fictional characters and worlds and real and fake authors as epitomized by his Wold Newton family group of books." ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eloise in Paris

      Simon and Schuster 1957 - imon and Schuster, New York, 1957. First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket with light wear to the spine extremities. Eloise in Paris was first published in 1957, the second of the Eloise quartet, and an immediate bestseller. Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight traveled to Paris to research the book, and the illustrations are dotted with the celebrities they knew there: Richard Avedon takes Eloise's passport photograph; Christian Dior prods her tummy, while his young assistant, Yves Saint Laurent, looks on; Lena Horne sits at an outdoor café. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neverland Books]
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        PLACE IN FICTION

      

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        Auf der Erde und in der Hölle. Gedichte.

      Salzburg O Müller ( ) 1957 - 125, (3) S. Oplastik. W. G. II 106, 1. Kosch I/442. Brauneck 69. Erstausgabe. Erste Buchveröffentlichung Bernhards. - Einband etwas berieben, sonst von guter Erhaltung. Gewicht (Gramm): 150 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        AUF DER ERDE UND IN DER HÖLLE Gedichte ---

      Müller, Salzburg, 1957 - 125 Seiten + Inhaltsv. + Kurzlebenslauf -xxx- Erstlingswerk Bernhards in der ersten Ausgabe WG II/1. 8°, O.-Kunststoffeinband. Kopffarbschnitt, Vorderschnitt leicht gebräunt, sonst sehr guter Zustand. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lastovka GbR]
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        POESIA ESPAÑOLA. Ensayo de Métodos y límites estilísticos. Garcilaso, Fray Luis de León, San Juan de la Cruz, Góngora, Lope de Vega, Quevedo. Tercera Edición

      Editorial Gredos, Madrid 1957 - Firma del antiguo propietario en su página de respeto.Rotura en el lomo. despredimiento de la tapa trasera. Texto íntegro. For major safety in your decision of purchase, we send (free of charge) a video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. Pour une plus grande sécurité dans votre décision d'achat, nous envoyons (sur demande et gratuitement) un vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. Para mayor seguridad en su decisión de compra, le enviamos (a solicitud y sin cargo) un video de demostración del estado de conservación del ejemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        WINGS FOR LIFE

      1957. NICHOLS, Ruth. WINGS FOR LIFE. The Life Story Of the First Lady Of The Air. Making her first flight in 1919, Nichols went on to more than 140 different aircraft, including jets. A scarce book about a female aviation pioneer. Signed presentation from Nichols on the front endpaper: "For/ Bess, with love. From Ruth." Near fine; pretty nice (little edgewear with a bit of minor chipping head of spine) d/j. $750.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books ]
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        Across the Bridge. Collection of 47 stills from the 1957 British film noir.

      Collection of 47 vintage black-and-white single weight reference photographs (4 images duplicated) from the UK release of the 1957 British film noir, most with mimeograph description leaves and studio stamps on the verso. Accompanying the set is a 2-page press release (1 leaf ditto-style mimeograph, the other a carbon). Included are 32 photos sized 8 x 10 inches, 8 photos sized 7.5 x 9.5 inches, 3 photos sized 8.5 x 7.5 inches, 1 photo sized 8.75 x 7.25 inches, one photo sized 9 x 7.5 inches, and one photo sized 9.25 x 7.25 inches. 11 of the photographs have a rubber stamp at the verso reading "Copyright Pictorial Press"; 10 have a blue "Pictorial Press" stamp along with a ditto-style mimeograph description on a leaf affixed to the verso; 2 have the blue stamp, the mimeo description leaf, plus a new yellow "Pictorial Press" sticker; 2 have the blue stamp, the mimeo description leaf, plus a second "Atlantic Press" rubber stamp; finally, 22 2 have the blue stamp, the mimeo description leaf, and a second red stamp reading "Copyright pour la suisse par Len Sirman." An excellent set of reference stills for this low budget British noir, a film that brought Rod Steiger across the ocean in order to put his formidable character acting skills into what became a critically praised film. Shot in Spain (but represented as Mexico), "Across the Bridge" expands on Graham Greene's short story, bringing more specifics to the author's intentionally empirical outline. Steiger plays a crooked businessman on the run who steals a man's passport in order to hide out in Mexico, only to discover that the passport belongs to a wanted political assassin.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Dandelion Wine

      London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First British Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine in Archival Plastic Cover. A very scarce First British Edition of Ray Bradbury's classic, "Dandelion Wine," signed by him in blue felt pen on the front free endpaper. In very nice condition given the book's age of of over 50 years old! The interior is very clean and the book is square and solid, although there is some soiling on the page edges and light touches of wear on the dark red cloth covers that feature silver titling. There is also a large bookplate of Charles Platt on the front pastedown - this has glue stains at the corners where affixed, and some of these have lightly offset to the free endpaper but do not come at all close to Bradbury's signature. The dustjacket is amazing for its age, the colors are bright, the original price (16s net) is present, there are no major wrinkles or tears. Except for slight darkening on the spine and flap edges and a tiny nick or two at the spine ends, the dustjacket is the best it can be, and it is protected by an archival plastic dustjacket. A beautiful copy signed by the late Ray Bradbury, the god of science fiction (as far as we are concerned).

      [Bookseller: Parrish Books]
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        The Lapis

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

      [Bookseller: Dennis Holzman Antiques]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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

      [Bookseller: Hinch Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector ABAA/ILAB/IOBA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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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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        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]

      [Bookseller: Sabra Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Brungs & Hönicke Medienversand]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        SOCIETE PARITYS Et Les TISSUS LEBOTYS. Collection Hiver 1957 - 1958

      

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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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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