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        The Nature of Viruses: The Biophysics and Biochemistry of Viruses (CIBA Foundation Symposium).

      London: J. & A. Churchill, 1957. First edition of James Watson and Francis Crick's Virus Structure. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by both Watson and Crick. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Presented as the first paper at the prestigious 1956 Ciba Foundation. symposium and the first paper in this collection, this seminal work-- their "last direct collaboration" (Ridley)--revealed Watson and Crick's theory of virus structure, a "great success" (Judson, 316).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Burglar (Collection of 6 still photographs from the 1957 film)

      Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1957. Collection of 6 vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs from the US release of the 1957 US film, adapted by David Goodis from his own 1953 novel. Duryea and his gang, including Mansfield, rob an emerald necklace from a wealthy widow. The group falls to bickering over what to do with the loot, unaware that they are being pursued by a corrupt cop and his femme fatale partner. Remade in 1971 by Henri Verneuil as "The Burglars," starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Omar Sharif, and Dyan Cannon. A story set and shot on location in Philadelphia, PA and Atlantic City, NJ. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Slightly curled and Near Fine. Columbia Pictures stamp and tipped on caption to the verso of each photo. Complete collation details available on request.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Concept Car

      1957. Watercolour and pastel on composition board. Signed "WMoore 9.13.57" Sporty, mid-50's two-door concept car This handsome drawing embodies several attractive features of American car design of this era in a well-proportioned two-door hardtop. "In 1956, William Moore won the General Motors Fisher Body Craftsmen' Guild National Exhibition for his car design. In 1968, he accepted a position as Head of Design for Lear in Reno, Nevada. William Moore's art has been placed in...the Smithsonian and the Favell Museum of Art and Artifacts..." (The Museum of Automotive Art and Design website). The Museum of Automotive Art and Design website, artist biographies # 129.

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        Amis et Amille. Mystère du XIVe siècle. Lithographies en couleurs de André Derain.

      Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre 1957 - Voir nos visuels, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés en chiffres romains réservés à la famille et aux collaborateurs (tirage limité à 180), sur papier de Rives, Nouveau Cercle Parisien du Livre, 95 pages, 1957. Superbes lithographies originales de DERAIN, dont une en double-page. Compositions de couleurs très vives, tirées par Mourlot Frères. in-4 en feuilles, couverture imprimée, intérieur très propre, étui et chemise (qq marques). Très bel et rare exemplaire. Envoi rapide et soigné! (A15) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Logic of Automata, parts I and II, plus more, in, Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, 4 indiv issues

      JACM 1957, January, April, July, October, 558 pages, includes the Digital Computer Newsletter printed at rear of issues. Very Good overall, all four issues original tan paper wraps, hard bump to upper lefthand corner of January issue, small bump to lower spine end of April issue, prev. owner's name on January and July issues. Bindings are secure and tight, pages are clean and unmarkedContains the two-part article by Burks and Wang, The Logic of Automata parts I and II, April and July, volume 4 numbers 2 and 3, pp 193-218, 279-297Also includes, Burroughts Truth Function Evaluator (William Miehle); Experiments in Chess (J Kister, P Stein, S Ulam, W Walden, M Wells); Information Searching with the 701 Calculator (RH Bracken and HE Tillitt); An Automatic Programming Routine for the Elliott 401 (F Yates and S Lipton); A Variant to Turing's Theory of Computing Machines (Hao Wang); Programmed Multiplication of the IBM 407 (Roger L Boyell); much moreEach issue includes book reviews, News and Notices, and the Digital Computer Newsletter, Office of Naval Research, which covers developments in the computing field including components, computing centers, data processing, and computer research internationally. Notes on UNIVAC Users converence, magnetic cores, computer installations and much more

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        On the Road

      The book was my father's personal copy. The DJ has no clips but a little missing and moisture damage. The cover was taped and has moisture problems but the inside pages are in fine condition in comparison to others. Cover states Printed in U.S.A. Book states "Published in Canada by the Macmillin Company of Canada Limited." Library of Congress Catalogue Number 57-9425. Please see the photos. Second Printing of the First Edition. Stated Second Printing. Black cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.95

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        Joy Farm Terrace

      Joy Farm. 1957-07-27. Oil on canvas. 16" x 12". No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Alte Markt mit evangelischer Stadtkirche am Fronhof und Peter-Hahn-Denkmal (Klingenschmied-Denkmal).

      - Aquarell v. Augustin Kimheimer (?), dat. 1957, 32 x 23 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A very upset Princess Grace writes her MGM agent ?Like a fool ? I signed this note which will give Gant Gaither permission to write what ever he likes ? He sent me the galleys. I nearly collapsed when I saw the cover. The Story of Grace Kelly. I just couldn?t believe it ? I found the whole thing so unbearably personal and in bad taste??

      [Switzerland], Thursday, [Aug 29/Sep 1957]. 8.25" x 10.5". "Typed Letter Signed ?Grace,? 2p, 8.25? x 10.5?, separate sheets. [Switzerland], Thursday [August 29 / September 1957]. To her MGM press agent, Morgan [Hudgins]. Lightweight paper. Fine condition.On July 3, 1957, Princess Grace and Prince Rainier began a two month vacation in a chalet in Schonreid, Switzerland. ?Princess of Monaco: The Story of Grace Kelly? by Gant Gaither was published by Henry Holt & Company in New York on August 26,1957. Gant Gaither had known Grace Kelly since she was an apprentice actress in Bucks County Playhouse, in New Hope, Pennsylvania. In 1949, at the age of 19, she made her stage debut there in ?The Torchbearers? written by her uncle, 1926 Pulitzer Prize winning playwright George Kelly.In full, ?Just received your letter concerning the Imperial Ball. Please tell them for me that we very much appreciate their kind invitation but it is impossible for us to be there at that date. Conrad Hilton asked us to the same affair last year. It is just too far for one evening and November is a very busy time for us in Monaco. Thanks so much for your very newsy letter of July 24th. The statement of Mr. Vogel was quite something. What a pity there is so much confusion and jealousy it makes it so much more difficult.?Gant is very amusing and great fun to be around and he was always so sweet and such a good friend to me. That is why I was so hurt and disappointed when he chose [next five words are handwritten] the loyaltie (& royalties) of Henry Holt instead of considering a friendship. I was a bit embarrassed when Gant first asked me if he could write a book (that would be mostly photographs) of the wedding and Monaco. It was an odd thing for a friend to want to do but because he was a friend I said yes. He felt I had doubts and assured me that it would be done with great taste and I would certainly be pleased. He also said if I wasn?t that he wouldn?t do it. You know how I hate personal things printed and Gant knows that too.?In New York he told me that a few changes were being made and I begged to see any part of it as I was getting anxious as to how the story was being changed. Gant always said that it was in such a rough state that he couldn?t show it. Finally in March or the end of Feb. He sent me the galleys. I nearly collapsed when I saw the cover. The Story of Grace Kelly. I just couldn?t believe it. Gant has an amusing way of tell-[ing] a story but in print it loses the humour and I found the whole thing so unbearably personal and in bad taste and the few things I asked him to take out - from what I have seen quoted in columns were never taken out. I should have learned that lesson long ago but I don?t know why I am such a sucker to go on believing people. No writer yet has ever kept his word about cuts. Gant has me saying things that I have never uttered and that is the most infuriating part. Anything a person has said that I have been in the same room with is always attributed to me. I should be used to it but I guess I never will.?On the Constitution before landing in Monaco [for her April 19, 1956 wedding] Gant asked me to write him a letter or note saying that I approved of the project. Like a fool I did without mentioning a title or anything. I didn?t fully realise what it was about and what exactly the note was for (As I was not really at my mental best at the time) So I signed this note which will give Gant Gaither permission to write what ever he likes and as long as he likes about me. I am stuck.?The fact that the book is boring and full of slop is not the point and with all of the other slop that has been written I am really beyond caring very much but the principle of the thing annoys hell out of me, that I could have been such a sucker and that a friend took advantage of me. I don?t believe Gant would have change the idea of the book if Henry Holt co. hadn?t asked him to but he considered them and everyone else before me. Besides a friend?s job above all is discretion. Enough about that. It is something I would like to forget.?We have had a wonderful summer here in Switzerland and I hate the thought of going home. Our Baby has a tooth and Oliver is the father of six beautiful puppies. I am not looking forward to the trip to Monaco with nine dogs, not to mention baby and equipment, two days of driving. Burt Lancaster would be wonderful as Ben Hur. When you?re in Italy you must stop by in Monaco at some point. It would be so nice to see you. Give my best to all. Fondly.?"

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        State of Brunei. Annual Reports, 1956-1969.:

      1957-1970s, Bandar Seri Begawan 1957 - An indispensible source for the study of the post-War history of Brunei. Each Report contains a wealth of contemporary statistics and information not published elsewhere. A very good set in dust wrappers. First edition Thirteen volumes, each 200 or more pages, illustrations, folding maps.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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      , , 1957. Ottimo (Fine). Fotografia originale in bianco e nero firmata a penna dall'Artista, timbrata e titolata al verso (''Scanno'', Mario Giacomelli, Via Mastai 24, 60019 Senigallia, An). Pubblicata in Enzo Carli, ''Giacomelli. La forma dentro. Fotografie 1952-1995'', catalogo della mostra di Senigallia, Rocca Roveresca 1995. Cm 29,8x 38,8. . Ottimo (Fine). . Mario Giacomelli realizza la serie fotografica su Scanno tra il 1957 e il 1959; in un periodo storico caratterizzato dalla querelle sul Meridione d'Italia. Questo paesino abruzzese era già stato meta di fotografi illustri tra i quali il grande Henri Cartier Bresson (e, recentemente, Gianni Berengo Gardin), attratti dalla semplicità e naturalezza dei personaggi che popolavano questo povero paese del sud, abitato da vecchi e vecchine, figure lontane avvolte nei caratteristici tabarri. Giacomelli non ha realizzato con le sue fotografie un'indagine sociale né un'operazione di maquillage fotografico, bensì una trascrizione poetica di una vita che pulsa al ritmo di una memoria antica. E qui più che mai bisogna tener conto del punto di vista di Giacomelli al quale Scanno ''appare'' improvvisamente come quella entità reale idealizzata nella sua memoria,che ritrova con tanta forza al punto che, appena arrivato a Scanno, dalla fretta e dall'entusiasmo di fotografare, si lancia con irruenza dalla macchina, una Fiat Topolino guidata dall'amico Renzo Tortelli, provocandosi escoriazioni al ginocchio. Era già un viaggio annunciato nel segno dell'avventura; l'appuntamento con Tortelli a Civitanova e poi in macchina verso Scanno dove tutto gli appare magico, come scandito da un rituale antico. Giacomelli trasforma questo quotidiano in una dimensione magica proponendo la sua realtà per perpetuarne il ricordo. Scanno è così che appare e apparirà, spogliata da quei specifici referenti, la cui presenza potrebbe rallentare l'attenzione e la comprensione di questa saga incantata, animata da vecchine e vecchini, che non sono chiusi nell'angoscia dell'ospizio, ma liberi nello spazio della loro solenne dignità, nel proscenio della vita, angeli del buon sogno di Scanno. Dallo sfondo dei vecchi in piazza, col primo piano delle due comari, sorprese dalla ripresa, alle immagini della vita che trascorre in questo paese incantato dal cuore antico. Improvvisa l'apparizione del ragazzo, al centro degli alti e bassi dell'immagine, picco del tracciato visivo, quale allusiva metafora della vita che cambia, nel trascorrere dei cicli delle stagioni e della ritualità contadina, tra i segni misteriosi dell'astrazione organica e delle rassicuranti presenze che scendono dolcemente la china, in primo piano sulla diagonale dinamica'' (Enzo Carli, ''Giacomelli. La forma dentro''). Una fotografia della serie Scanno venne selezionata nel 1963 dal direttore del dipartimento di fotografia John Szarkowski per la collezione del Museo d'Arte Moderna di New York. Divenne così il primo fotografo italiano a essere incluso nella collezione fotografica permanente del MoMA.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Contro lo stile. Contre le style. The end of style

      Milano: MOVIMENTO ARTE NUCLEARE, , 1957. Foglio ripiegato in più parti (Folded sheet). Ottimo (Fine). Secondo manifesto del Movimento Arte Nucleare che, dopo l'affermazione della volontà di combattere ogni accademismo, risalente al primo manifesto, afferma ora l'irripetibilità dell'opera d'arte. Testo in italiano, francese e inglese, stampato fronte retro su foglio di cartoncino ripiegato in tre parti, da un lato con scritte gialle su fondo nero e dall'altro lato con scritte nere su fondo grigio. Copertine di velina azzurra. Il manifesto è firmato da Armand, Enrico Baj, Bemporad, Gianni Bertini, Jaques Calonne, Stanley Chapmans, Mario Colucci, Danerlo, Enrico De Miceli, Reinhout D'Haese, Wout Hoeboer, Hundertwasser, Yves Klein, Théodore Koenig, Piero Manzoni, Nando, Joseph Noiret, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Giò Pomodoro, Pierre Restany, Saura, Ettore Sordini, Serge Vandercam, Angelo Verga / The second manifesto of the Arte Nucleare Group. Folded card sheet, printed in black and yellow on heavy black card within printed turquoise tissue wrapper. 4to (cm 30,5x17). . Ottimo (Fine). .

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        Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea; being The Alexandria Quartet.

      London: Faber, 1957-1960., 1957. Modern literature. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 4 volumes, octavos. Finely bound in later half red oasis morocco, with elegant gilt spines, five raised bands. A fine set housed in a protective fleece-lined cloth slip-case with ribbon pull. Lawrence Durrell won the 1974 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. & C. Black Ltd., and one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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      London: Robert Hale Limited, 1957. First UK Edition. First Impression. Octavo; black cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in green and silver on spine; dustjacket; 190pp, [2]. Hint of foxing to right edge of textblock, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 10/6), lightly edgeworn, with faint vertical creasing along joints, a short tear at crown, with a few tiny nicks to spine ends and with a small area of rubbing to text on rear flap; Very Good+. First hardcover edition of this early MacDonald novel (his 18th), preceded by the Dell paperback original titled Murder in the Wind (1956). Beginning in 1954, UK publisher Robert Hale began publishing hardcover editions of MacDonald's earliest books, published as paperback originals in the US. Hale editions were published in small numbers (typically between 500-1000), geared primarily toward the library market; as a result copies in anything approaching collectible condition are quite scarce. Shine, p.45

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Document signed (concert program)

      1957 - (ARMSTRONG, Louis). (MIDDLETON, Velma). Document signed (concert program). No place: No publisher, no date [1957]. Quarto, original stiff glossy photographic wrappers, staple-bound as issued; pp. 16. $1650.Vintage concert program booklet, illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs, signed in green ink on the front cover “Satchmo, Louis Armstrong,” further signed by singer Velma Middleton at her photograph.“Louis Armstrong and but three or four others are preeminent in the history of jazz. His importance in the development of this art form has gained greater, almost universal, recognition in the years since his death as scholars and musicians reevaluate his contributions as a soloist, composer, band leader and role model. The measure of his impact on the social history of 20th-century America also seems to be greater now as he gains recognition for his contributions to the Harlem Renaissance, for his actions as a thoughtful spokesman for black Americans, as a significant writer of autobiography, as an entertainer of stature and as a singer responsible for the development of major trends in American popular and jazz singing” (ANB). “Satchmo” signed the cover of this souvenir program booklet, obtained at a September 21, 1957 concert near Sioux City, Iowa. The cover depicts the trumpeter with his horn under his arm and its case in his hand; the booklet features numerous black-and-white images of Armstrong and his fellow musicians. Armstrong’s long-time singer Velma Middleton has signed the booklet at her photograph on page [14]. Concert seating ticket laid in. Previous owner’s ink annotation to front cover, affecting neither Armstrong’s image nor signature.Interior with slight marginal soiling to page [3]. Only light soiling to wrappers. A very nearly fine piece of jazz memorabilia, desirable signed by Middleton and Armstrong. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Arthur Miller's Collected Plays

      New York: Viking Press. 1957. First. First edition. Topedge a little toned, rubbing on the spine, and some foxing on the endpapers, very good in price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper with a single short tear. Inscribed by the author: "To the Ayersts [?] and good luck. Arthur Miller." Includes an extended version of A View from a Bridge which was previously unpublished. Not to be confused with the Franklin Library edition published a quarter century later, this is a very uncommon title, especially so signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Superb Ronald Reagan Signed Presidential Photograph

      n.p., n.d.. 6" x 7.5". "Photograph Signed ""To the Staff & Students of Earl Le Gette School - / With Best Wishes & Warm Regards / Ronald Reagan"" on photographic surface. Color, 8"" x 10"" overall, image 6"" x 7.5"". Light mounting traces on verso. This photograph was taken while Reagan was President. Fine condition.The Earl LeGette Elementary School in Fair Oaks, California, was opened in September, 1957. It was named in honor of the School Board President at the time, Earl LeGette (1900-1983)."

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        World Meteorological Organization: Technical Note, No. 17. Notes on the Problems of Cargo Ventilation.

      Geneva, Secretariat of the World Meteorological Organization, 1957 - 38 p. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel, ein paar Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten leicht vergilbt. Guter Zustand. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 80 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Der kleine Katechismus Dr. Martin Luthers mit erläuternden Sprüchen und einem Anhang.

      o.A., München 1957 - Buchblock und Einband sauber, helle Buchrückenleinwand, kleiner Fleck auf dem Vorderschnitt - Text in Frakturschrift. deutsch 164 pages. kl.8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Der Bücherhof]
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        [The] Desk Set (Original screenplay for the 1957 film, master copy with profuse annotations to dialogue)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Final Shooting script for the 1957 film. Master copy, with numerous paste-ups and holograph pencil corrections throughout, with stock varying from onionskin to eye-rest green office paper. Corrections are mostly to dialogue, but include notations regarding direction, deletions, and a few notations in shorthand. The penultimate Hepburn and Tracy film, and a significant script in that dialogue--which sees many changes here--was always at the heart of the pair's nine on-screen collaborations. Also significant in that it was one of the first major motion pictures to address computing: when IBM introduced its state-of-the-art computer SSEC in 1948, it was called a computational machine because the term "computer" then referred to people involved in computation, and IBM founder Thomas Watson worried its use would feed public fears of machines replacing workers. Still sensitive to the issue in 1956, IBM assisted in the production of "The Desk Set," in which Tracy plays an engineer who brings havoc into an office with the introduction of EMMARAC (Electro-Magnetic Memory and Research Arithmetical Calculator). Goldenrod studio wrappers, noted as SHOOTING FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 684, dated January 7, 1957. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Phoebe and Henry Ephron. 154 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Very Good Plus, wrapper Very Good, internally bound with three gold brads. Full collation available upon request.

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      DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY 1957 - Stated First Edition, First Printing Stunning near fine book with the original unclipped dust jacket. Boldly flat signed and dated in black felt tip to the title page by Ray Bradbury. The book is in crisp, clean fine condition with bright yellow boards with unfaded titles to spine. The boards have sharp corners, and no edgewear, and still maintain their original sheen. Small mark to lower rear board. The binding is tight and square. The internal pages and end papers are bright, clean and flat with No marks, No inscriptions, No owner names, No writing, No stains, No bent pages and No foxing. Boldly flat signed by Ray Bradbury in black felt tip to the title page. Bright unfaded yellow top stain applied by publisher. Beautiful book, appearing internally as unread. Please see images. The original unrestored first edition dust jacket is in beautiful condition with strong vibrant colors. The jacket is just slightly nicked to outer tips of the spine and corners. Intact small tight tear to upper rear panel about 1.5¿ appears as a creased line. Otherwise the dust jacket has No edgewear, No chips, No tears, No rips, No stains, No rubbing and and No fading. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $3.95 on the inner flap. Now protected in a new clear removeable archival cover. Please see detailed images. A stunning boldly flat signed example of this title. Presents beautifully on the shelf. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other SciFi titles [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Theory and History: An Interpretation of Social and Economic Evolution.

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1957. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Ludwig Von Mises on the half title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to the spine. Theory and History discusses the theory of economics, the study of purposive human action, and with history, the record of the past actions of individuals. All actions are determined by ideas. Thoughts and ideas are "real things," Mises writes. "Although intangible and immaterial, they are factors in bringing about changes in the realm, of tangible and material things." Rather than rejecting the study of historical change as a "useless pastime," Mises considers it of the utmost practical importance. "History looks backward into the past, but the lesson it teaches concerns things to come."

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

       Hauswedell, Hamburg, 1957-1994. Je Heft ca. 100 S. mit teils farb. Abb., kart. Im Auftrag der Maximilian-Gesellschaft. Je Jahrgang 4 Hefte (=152 Hefte insgesamt) Versand D: 5,90 EUR Buch- Zeitungswesen

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        On The Road

      New York, The Viking Press,, 1957. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias

      Northampton: Apiary Pr.. 1957. Limited ed. Paperback. Near Fine. Number 23 of 35 copies. Signed by the illustrator, Mary Alice Taylor, on the colophon, and additionally inscribed by her. 1957. Softcover. With 7 woodcuts by Taylor, including the color frontis, plus the vignette on the colophon. Near Fine. Light shelfwear to the wraps; sunning to a thin triangular section of the front wrap; previous owner's bookplate affixed to the inside of the front wrap. Stunning, Fine contents. The sixth book by the Apiary Press. Digital images available upon request.

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        Bildnis Frieda Soraperra-Blattmann. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1957 - Winer 1957. Bildgrösse: 61x50 cm. Rückseite auf der Leinwand ausführlich bezeichnet. Nicht gerahmt. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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      Random House: NY. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. First edition, stated first printing. Clean inside and out, a few very tiny blemishes to green cloth boards and minor shelf bumping to edges. Free of former owner writing or bookplates. Overall the book is in uncommon fine condition. Superb first issue jacket by: Salter with required first issue points: Random House Logo and address without zip on rear flap and 10/57 on front flap. ($6. 95) price on front flap. Mylar protected jacket has trace wear to extremities just a small chip in upper front right spine, by the fold, and very minor rub mostly white portion of lower rear panel. Former owner name is penned on upper front flap just below publisher's price. A very nice collector's copy.. ; 1168 pages .

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        Georges Braque. Colour etching with aquatint Aimé Maeght vous présente ses meilleurs voeux pour 1958. (New Years card for 1958).

      Paris: Maeght., 1957. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Oblong 12mo. Folding sheet. With on the upper panel an original two etching by Georges Braque. Thumbed and yellowed.

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        Das Jagdbuch des Petrus de Crescentiis in deutschen Übersetzungen des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts. Eingeleitet und herausgegeben von Kurt Lindner. (= Quellen und Studien zur Geschichte der Jagd - Band 4).

      De Gruyter, Berlin 1957 - 196 S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf Bildtafeln, Von dieser Ausgabe wurden 300 Exemplare gedruckt. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 285. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 480 8°, Original-Pappband (Hardcover), Papier gering randgebräunt, die Tafeln mit leichtem unscheinbarem Wasserrand, insgesamt gutes, numeriertes Exemplar, Vorsatz mit handschrifltlicher Autorenwidmung (!), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        Berghäuerzug 1719.

      Wethmar Gewerkschaft Eisenhütte Westfalia 1957 - 4°. Begleitheft m. 9 S. Leporello aus 39 dpblgr. S. handkol. Or.-Kart. Etw. best. u. fl. Ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Auf Wunsch gerne Foto via e-mail. 1,280 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neusser Buch & Kunst Antiquariat]
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        Niemeyer-Holstein, Otto. - "Alpenveilchen".

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

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Niemeyer-Holstein, Otto. - "Zweifler".

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

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Sight-Seeing Map of Shanghai.

      Shanghai.: The Shanghai People's Art Publishing House.. No date. Circa 1957.. Color lithographic pictorial map 20 x 30 inches, folding as issued into color pictorial card wrappers 10 1/4 x 4 inches. Light discoloration along upper left edge where tipped onto the card wrappers, otherwise map is in fine condition. Light staining and wear to covers, small stamp at upper right corner of front cover. An elegant and colorful lithographic map, the legend showing pictographs for parks, universities, theatres and cinema houses, worker's settlements and workers' clubs. This emphasis on culture and the workers is borne out in the numbered index guide at right, listing 95 places marked on the map. Among these are twelve Workers' Settlements, ten Workers' Clubs, many religious gathering places including a Mosque, the Shanghai People's Council, the Shanghai federation of Trade Unions, the Sino-Soviet Museum, libraries, museums, the State-Owned Shanghai Department Store No. 1 etc. WorldCat locates a copy at just one institution, Sachsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek Dresden. .

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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. The book is particularly fresh with bright foil-work and clean page edges. Jacket also crisp and fresh with a trivial amount wear to spine ends and one small chip to crown, ever so slightly age-toned to backstrip. Most unusual in this condition. 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)

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Strategy of the Genes: A Discussion of Some Aspects of Theoretical Biology

      George Allen and Unwin, London 1957 - A very good copy of the first hard cover edition in a good+ (not price-clipped) dust-jacket; the original price was 28s. The text is wholly unmarked, pristine, and the green cloth binding with silver lettering on the spine is still quite bright and fresh in appearance. Faint discoloration to the upper corners of the boards, as from some damp-staining to the verso of the jacket at those points: unobtrusive. Previous owner's name stamped to the upper edge and margin side of the volume. Minor wear at the extremities of the jacket. A handsome copy of this important work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea; being The Alexandria Quartet.

      London: Faber, 1957-1960., 1957. Modern literature. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 4 volumes, octavos. Finely bound in later half red oasis morocco, with elegant gilt spines, five raised bands. A fine set housed in a protective fleece-lined cloth slip-case with ribbon pull. Lawrence Durrell won the 1974 James Tait Black Memorial Prize, founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house of A. & C. Black Ltd., and one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Chagall. Text in französisch.

      Paris (Maeght Editeur) 1957. 177 S. mit zahlr. Abb. und insgesamt 15 Original-Lithographien von Marc Chagall. Brosch. mit OFarbumschlag (= OLithographie). (Kapitale mit minimalen Läsuren) * vermutlich die 2. Druckauflage im Jahr der EA in gleicher Ausstattung: unterhalb der Inhaltsangabe findet sich die folgende Angabe: D.I. 1957-2 - Imp. 2743 Edit. 2293. Versand D: 2,50 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wölfel]
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        A Farewell to Arms (Original Screenplay for the 1957 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: The Selznick Company / Twentieth Century-Fox, 1957. Draft script for the 1957 film. In Selznick Studio wrappers, with the insignia on the front wrapper. An original production script, with a perforated distribution leaf preceding the title page. The second film version of Ernest Hemingway's 1929 novel, and also the last film produced by David O. Selznick. Frederick Henry (Hudson) is an American serving in the Italian Army during WWI, where he meets Catherine Barkley (Jones), a Red cross nurse. They have a torrid affair, which results in pregnancy. The two gradually lose contact with one another. But Henry makes it to Switzerland, where Barkley is hospitalized. The baby is stillborn, and Barkley dies shortly afterward. Set in Europe, shot on location in Italy. White studio wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Hecht, (original), director Vidor, and producer Selznick. Title page present, dated 1957, with a credit for screenwriter Hecht. 177 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 173. Mimeograph on eye-rest green stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Davenport, p. 122.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Bridge at Andau - SIGNED

      Random House, New York 1957 - Near fine and appears unread in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front end paper: "To Helen Strauss, who engineered this book. Jim Michener, New York, New York, March 12, 1957." Helen Strauss created the literary department a the William Morris agency and was agent for James Michener and many other very influential writers of the day. Jacket with light edge wear and soiling, and slight yellowing along the top edge. A unique and important association and presentation copy, dated on the day of publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Atlas Shrugged.

      New York: Random House,, 1957. Octavo. Original green cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt on black, monogram to front board gilt, top edge blue, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, small stain to front board, in the dust jacket with shallow chipping to corners and ends of spine, wear and chipping along rear spine edge, closed tear along front top edge. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. 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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      London [1957] - , Rider. Yellow cloth, very good, 212p., index,frontis portrait of Dr. Suzuki. ** R A R E AUTHOR'S SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY ** Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Harold Prince Video and Film Collection

      1957-1986. A collection of film and videos from 1956-1987 relating to legendary Broadway producer and director Harold "Hal" Prince, many featuring Stephen Sondheim productions, and notably including Prince's own copy of a performance of Pacific Overtures which has never been made available commercially. Also featured are rehearsal footage, show clips, and contemporary commercials for West Side Story, Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, and other shows, as well as television interviews and specials with Prince on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Dick Cavett Show, and appearances with Sondheim on several full-length Tony Award telecasts. This media archive is contained on over 40 films and video tapes of various formats from 16mm and 8mm films to 2" videos and Betamax tapes. All items are in playable condition. An important group of original film and video recordings of two of the Grand Masters of Broadway Musical theater and a commercial quality video of a previously unreleased production of Pacific Overtures. A full list is available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Random House 1957 - SIGNED BY SEUSS! NOT A 1ST PRINTING! 1st Edition. Later printing. This copy is SIGNED "Dr. Seuss" at the base of the ffep (as usual) with his signature squiggle. Light fading to covers, very light soiling to front bottom edge, front bottom corner is worn, moderate wear to rest and spine ends. Pages are bright and clean with no marks or writings, may have some finger smudges. NO Dust Jacket. 18 titles listed to rear under Other Books and 7 for Beginning Readers. More images upon request. Signature guaranteed as book came from estate of private collector! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Prestonshire Books]
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      Random House, New York 1957 - True first printing in matte boards with a single signature and original dust jacket, priced at 200/200. A Near Fine copy of the book with minor soiling to the board edges and discrete owner's initials on the front end paper. 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"). Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, Inc. -- ABAA, ILAB]
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