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        Contact with Space: Oranur Second Report, 1951-1956. Orop Desert EA, 1954-1955

      Core Pilot Press, 1957-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Cream Ridge, NJ: Core Pilot Press, 1957. 265 p. First edition, first printing. Gray cloth with blue lettering. Very Good+ hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Very light wrinkling to first few pages. Light foxing to fore edge. Jacket missing chip near foot, foxing on spine panel, worn along edges with a few small chips. Wear/toning spots on verso from removed tape. A nice, jacketed copy of a very scarce book with few institutional holdings. One of the most (if not the most) sought-after UFO books, Freudian psychologist Wilhelm Reich's final work.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House,, 1957. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt on black, monogram to front board gilt, top edge blue, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Some foxing to cloth, internally fine. An excellent copy in the jacket that has some nicks and chips to extremities and a small chip repair to front panel. 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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        LUCA CAMBIASO. La vita e le opere.

      Varese 1957 - Ril. in tela con sovr., cm 28x20, pp 343 di t., 1 tavv. a colori e 265 tavv f.t. con 459 ill. b/n. Ottimo esempl.

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        Contact with Space: Oranur Second Report, 1951-1956. Orop Desert EA, 1954-1955

      Core Pilot Press, 1957-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Cream Ridge, NJ: Core Pilot Press, 1957. 265 p. First edition, first printing. Gray cloth with blue lettering. Very Good+ hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Very light wrinkling to first few pages. Light foxing to fore edge. Jacket missing chip near foot, foxing on spine panel, worn along edges with a few small chips. Wear/toning spots on verso from removed tape. A nice, jacketed copy of a very scarce book with few institutional holdings. One of the most (if not the most) sought-after UFO books, Freudian psychologist Wilhelm Reich's final work.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Town

      New York: Random House, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Limited to 450 copies signed and numbered by Faulkner on the limitation page. This is number 364. 371 pp. Octavo [21.5 cm]; full beige cloth boards, with gold stamping on front board and spine. Acetate jacket. Housed in supplied red cloth slipcase. Tight and square copy, clean throughouth, nice red topstain on text block. All elements in near fine condition. This is the second installment in the Snopes trilogy by the Nobel prize winning author.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Dandelion Wine: A Novel

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1957 First edition. Inscribed by Bradbury on the front free endpaper: "For Stu! / Very late in / the day - many / years after you / bought this - but / with fervent good / wishes from / Ray Bradbury / [rule] / July 26, 1970". Publisher's bright yellow cloth, lettered in gilt and pale blue; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Robert Vickrey, with an illustration of a dandelion field to the front panel and spine, lettered in white and pale blue. Very good, with some light wear to the extremities, a hint of toning to the spine and board edges, faint tape stains to the otherwise clean boards, bright and fresh interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some wear and rubbing to the spine ends, a hint of faint soiling to the rear panel, short closed tear with tape to the rear panel. Overall, tight and attractive copy, inscribed by the author. Bradbury inscribed this copy of Dandelion Wine to Stuart Oderman, a pianist best known for his musical accompaniments for silent films. Although the origin of their friendship is unclear, Bradbury and Oderman were long-time friends and maintained a steady written correspondence from the early 1960s through Bradbury's death in 2012. In a 2008 interview with The Star Ledger, Oderman cited Bradbury as one of his favorite authors. Dandelion Wine is a semi-autobiographical novel that tells the story of Douglas Spaulding, a resident of Green Town, Illinois, a fictional small town based on Bradbury's hometown of Waukegan. Specifically it follows Spaulding's episodic adventures during "three months of unguessed wonders." Notably, Dandelion Wine is the first in a series of four books set in Green Town and is followed by its companion text Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962); while Dandelion Wine is a the story of two 12 year old boys during one blissful summer, Something Wicked This Way Comes is about two 13 year old boys during one hauntingly terrifying autumn.. Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Tausend-und-eine Nacht : Arabische Erzählungen. Aus d. Urtext übers. von. Ausgew. u. bearb. von Werner Heilmann

      München : Goldmann, 1957.. 434 S. ; Kl.-8°, kart. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Alf laila wa-laila Seiten alters- und papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, K16693.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchhandel Daniel Viertel Ei]
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        Autograph letter signed and typescript poems.

      1957 - 8vo., one page autograph letter, signed, to Peter Russell, the editor of the literary magazine Nine. Folded, with a chip on the lower edge and sign of an earlier paper clip. "Dear Sir, Would you kindly read the enclosed poems? I have had poems published previously in Prospect and Outposts, and am shortly to have a booklet published by Howard Sergeant in the "Outposts Publications" series. I normally live in Majorca, and shall be returning there next month. Hoping to hear from you as soon as possible, Yours faithfully Alan Sillitoe" There are 12 poems enclosed, each typed on an individual sheet with Sillitoe's address at the top and his name typed at the bottom. Most of these poems are included in The Rats & Other Poems (1960), and there are some variants between the typed and printed versions. The poems are: (In The Rats & Other Poems ) Left as one Dead To Ruth (the typed version with one extra word in the penultimate line) The Wild Moon (variations in stanzas 3 & 4) Autumn 2 sheets possibly separate poems (entitled Autumn in Majorca in the printed version with the two poems mixed) Toni Moreno 1. The Young Man Toni Moreno IV Enemies of Promise (variations in final stanza) Toni Moreno V Reconnaissance Opposites Shadow Not in The Rats & Other Poems Mad Man's Image Anthem [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Fifty-Two Drawings

      George Rainbird, London. 1957 - First edition. Large folio. 15 pages of text followed by 50 plates, 13 of which are in colour, printed in photo-litho offset by Van Leer of Amsterdam on Royal Maastricht Cartridge. Frontispiece self-portrait of the artist, printed from the original lithograph by The Curwen Press. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in Japanese vellum-backed brown paper boards. Reproduction of a drawing pasted on upper cover, which is repeated on the half-title. The text is printed on Abbey Mills Suede Text Antique Laid. The book was designed and produced by George Rainbird and Ruari McLean. Number 130 of 150 copies signed by the artist and David Cecil. Also on the colophon page is a presentation inscription: "To S. Jennings Esq., who in 1929 laid the foundation and is, therefore, as much responsible for the production of this book as I am. - R. St. G. Moody - Binder 1961".Prelims just a little spotted. Two corners just a little grazed. Very good indeed in publisher's cloth slipcase which is rubbed and marked. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Les entretiens entre les délégations du Parti Communiste Français et du Parti Ouvrier Roumain.

      - Bucarest, avril 1957. Un vol. in-4 oblong de 88 photographies et un vol. in-4 de 43 coupures de presse; cartonnage à la Bradel. Cadeau du Parti Ouvrier Roumain offert à un éminent membre du parti communiste français. Les photographies représentent essentiellement Waldeck Rochet, Roland Leroy et Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, etc. Le texte des coupures de presse est en roumain. Très bon état. Rare document historique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        THE NAKED SUN

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company,. 1957. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear to upper spine. end and front corner tips, short closed tear at top edge of front. panel, and just a touch of dust soiling on front and rear panels. A. nice copy of an elusive book rarely found in superior condition.. (#105678). First edition. The second novel featuring detective Elijah Bailey and his robot partner R. Daneel Olivaw by "the writer who virtually invented the science fiction mystery. In his novels THE CAVES OF STEEL (1954) and THE NAKED SUN (1957) and in the stories collected as ASIMOV'S MYSTERIES (1968), he masterfully bridged the gap between the two genres and proved that genuine detective fiction could be set in the future as well as in the present or past." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, p. 29. The human/robot detective team solve another murder, this one committed on Solaris, an Outer World with a robot-run economy, where the twenty thousand Solarians, thinly spread out over the surface of the planet, live in near total isolation from each other, and the presence or touch of another Solarian produces incapacitating physical repugnance. Bailey, from an underground Earth city, must overcome his fear of open spaces to solve the crime. "In its setting, it's a sort of inversion of THE CAVES OF STEEL, and it's equally cleverly plotted." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. [249]. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-42. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1476-9.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First Printing as stated. In Very Good condition, in a Good original dust jacket with price of $6.95 intact. Spine darkened, small stain on front board, boards slightly bowed. Exposed hinge at half title page. Dust jacket shows large chips missing at edges, creased tear on front panel near head, tape on verso and recto on back panel near tail, rubbing at folds, creasing and edge wear. A solid copy in the original George Salter dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Supreme Court in the Mirror of Justices, Being the First Owen J. Roberts Memorial Lecture at the University of Pennsylvania Law School [etc.]

      Privately printed 1957?], Philadelphia?] - Printed green stapled wraps, well-preserved; 21 pages A major lecture by the Justice, focusing on the history of the Court and the qualities necessary to serve upon it; inscribed "For Fritz, with the hope / that his generosity in / clearing the track was / not frustrated, and / the regards of FF" [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        EARTH IS ROOM ENOUGH: SCIENCE FICTION TALES OF OUR OWN PLANET

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1957. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to. extremities. A nice copy of a book which is uncommon in this. condition. (#129316). First edition. Collects fifteen stories and two poems. Includes "Franchise," in which "one individual [is] chosen by computer to vote in any given election." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 254.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        1957 60 YEARS OF TWELFTH NIGHT SIGNED P. FULLER JR. & 14 PRESIDENTS, #21 of 600 SANGORSKI BINDING UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ILLUSTRATED, VERY RARE $$

      SIXTY YEARS OF TWELFTH NIGHTAS UNEARTHED AT THE UNIVERSITY CLUB1957; Signed by Editor P. Fuller Jr. & 14 Presidents; First Edition, Limited; Denver, Bradford Robinson Printing Co.; Full Rebound Leather, Sangorski & Sutcliffe Bindery; Illustrated; 49 Pages; w5.7"xh8.8"; Very Rare!!!Great For any Drama/Coloradan Fan of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Only 600 Copies Produced for Members of the University Club this being #21; University of Colorado, Boulder!!!Attributes:A Brilliant, sleek full maroon morocco leather cover design with gold borders, pretty gold bold labeling to front with court jester pictorial in gold, nice gold trim to spine, gold tops of pages, gold gilding to cover/inner cover edges, marble end pages, signed on limitation page, with a great frontispiece and title page, and about 10-12 nice smaller illustrations and signed in the back by 14 Past Presidents of the University Drama/English Departments and a great history read about the play and pertaining to the University; John R. Evans to lower front, I guess the owner!!!Signatures:WILLIAM V. HODGES 1914-15, JAMES GRAFTON ROGERS, HAROLD KOUNTZE, EDWARD G. KNOWLES, ROBERT W. STEELE, FRITZ A. NAGEL, VIRGIL L. BOARD, S. ARTHUR HENRY, PIERPONT FULLER JR., ARTHUR K. UNDERWOOD, STEPHEN H. HART, GEORGE R. DAY, JOSEPH G. HODGES, WHITMAN BEST.Summary:Twelfth Night; or, What You Will is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601?"02 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centers on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. The play focuses on the Countess Olivia falling in love with Viola (who is disguised as a boy), and Sebastian in turn falling in love with Olivia. The play expanded on the musical interludes and riotous disorder expected of the occasion, with plot elements drawn from the short story "Of Apollonius and Silla" by Barnabe Rich, based on a story by Matteo Bandello. The first recorded performance was on 2 February 1602, at Candlemas, the formal end of Christmastide in the year's calendar. The play was not published until its inclusion in the 1623 First Folio.Background:William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptized) ?" 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.1897 - As part of Commencement ceremonies, graduating seniors perform a Shakespeare play under the direction of the Professor of Oratory and Dramatic Expression, a practice that extends until 19161919 - George F. Reynolds hired as head of the Department of English Literature.  Believing that the study of dramatic literature entails theatre production, Professor Reynolds founds "The Little Theatre," later known as "The University Theatre," with the assistance of fellow English Professor Francis Wolle.  Shows are staged in Old Main Chapel Theatre.Condition:Condition is Excellent.  Small wear, pages/hinges/text block are excellent for close to 60 years old!!!

      [Bookseller: Roga Books]
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        Petite anatomie de l'inconscient physique ou l'anatomie de l'image,

      P., Le Terrain Vague 1957, - in-8 carré, non paginé, frontispice et gravures dans le texte par HANS BELLMER, broché. EDITION ORIGINALE imprimée à 1016 exemplaires. Un des 950 sur papier neige du Marais, celui-ci non numéroté. Bon état. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        FLORA.

      . Paris: Editions Elzevir 1957. An anthology of poems by Baudelair, Paul Verlaine, Jean de la Taille, Victor Hugo among others. 8 folded folio-sheets of handmade paper with parts of the plants of grass, flowers, ferns etc. inlaid. Limited to 400 numb. and by the publisher signed copies. Loose in publisher's wrapper and portfolio..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        PATTERNS: FOUR TELEVISION PLAYS WITH THE AUTHOR'S PERSONAL COMMENTARIES BY.

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1957 - Octavo, cloth backed boards. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Serling on the front free end paper "For---/ Who interviews the way I/ wish I could write-/ Regards/ Rod Serling." This volume collects four scripts of Serling's plays presented on television, Patterns, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Rack, and Old MacDonald had a Curve. Commentaries by Serling and photographs from the productions are included. Requiem for a Heavyweight won 5 Emmy Awards as well as being the basis for the 1962 feature film with Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Julie Harris and Mickey Rooney. Patterns became the basis for the feature film-noir with Van Heflin and Ed Begley (Patterns also was an Emmy Award winner, Serling's first, for the Kraft Television Theater production). A just about near fine copy, some mild age fade to cloth of spine in a very good dust jacket, mild rubbing to edges and folds, age darkening to spine panel. (10915) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Across the Bridge. Collection of 47 stills from the 1957 British film noir.

      1957 - 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 Sotheran Ltd]
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        Rochester: The mad Earl (1st edition 1957 hardback)

      Hale, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionGood+ 1st edition 1957 Hale hardback, without dust-jacket. Name to inside cover beneath WH Smith lending library plate, pages tanned with some spotting to edges, a little rubbing to surface of boards, else good+ and unmarked. Extremely scarce first edition hardback by Kellow alias Eleanor Burford. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 050412.

      [Bookseller: 84 Charing Cross Road Books]
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        manuscrit: Le malade imaginaire, musique d'accompagnement de scène

      1957 - Rare Manuscrit original de la musique d'accompagnement pour le malade imaginaire, partition complète écrite à l'encre de chine sur des pages à 28 portées musicales; sur les neuf dernières pages, ajouts au crayon du compositeur pour les parties de guitare et de percussion, avec la 'Danse du signe', des tempi et d'autres annotations autographes du compositeur à l'encre et au crayon; 61 pages, folio (c.35 x27cm), durée suggérée pour l'exécution: 31' 50" minutes ; papier réglé à 28 portées, les feuilles ont été réunies en cahier avec du papier adhésif; restauration nécessaire; Rare oeuvre de jeunesse de Maurice Jarre, jamais publiée, composée quelques années avant ses compositions les plus célèbres pour le cinéma pour le cinéma. Un certain nombre d'airs issus de la partition du malade imaginaire (la danse des tapissiers, la danse des apothicaires etc.) ont été enregistrés, mais il semble que la partition complète n'a jamais été imprimée. D'où la valeur de la version originale complète ici proposée.

      [Bookseller: Magnus]
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        ORIGINAL, SIGNED, CARTOON STRIP Featuring Charlie Dobbs, From the Cartoon Strip "Abbie An' Slats"

      Original Art Work for United Feature Syndicate, Inc., Unknown 1957 - Four frames featuring Charlie Dobbs in the comic strip "Abbie an' Slats. Frame one "You (gasp) mean Glenda and Charlie aren't married?" "Keerect, Pal. I suspected that maybe you and Miss Glandula were tryin' to pull a fast one!" The pencil sketching is just visible outside the ink lines. Raebuen Van Buren was inducted into the National Cartoonists Society Hall of Fame in 1979. Measures approx. 6-1/2" tall by 21 inches wide, on hardstock, in a protective mylar sleeve. The attached image shows only a portion of the complete strip. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        The Town.

      New York, Random House, 1957.. First printing. 372 Seiten (2) Blatt 8°, gebunderne Ausgabe, Leinen. mit transparentem Folienumschlag, sauber und frisch, auf dem Titel vom Autor signiert, die Signatur durch Verwendung eines Bleistiftes etwas verwischt. William Cuthbert Faulkner (* 25. September 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi, USA - + 6. Juli 1962 in Oxford, Mississippi; eigentlich William Falkner) war ein amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Er erhielt 1950 - nachträglich für 1949 - den Nobelpreis für Literatur. (Wikipedia) Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Ode Maritime

      Heibosha 1957 - Stiff cardboard wrappers in photo-pictorial dust jacket. Photographs and brief text by Edouard Boubat. Additional text by Bernard George. 8 pages of text in French and Japanese. 40 pages with reproductions of photographs of which 8 pages with color plates. Slight wear to lower corners of dust jacket. Boubat's touching look at those who live their lives in harmony with, and at the mercy of, the sea. An incredibly scarce book. Additional photographs on request. Google 'Ceebe100' to watch a video of this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Concept Books]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      New York: Random House, 1957. First U.S. edition, first printing. This is the first edition, first printing, in dust jacket of one of the most iconic books by one of the world's most iconic children's authors, Dr. Suess.  Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), later known to the world as Dr. Seuss, was "probably the best-loved and certainly the best-selling children's book writer of all time" (New York Times Book Review).  Geisel started out as a freelance cartoonist and then, perhaps improbably, an advertising department employee of Standard Oil, where he spent 15 years.  His first children's book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, was conceived aboard a ship returning from a European vacation with his wife, where it was the rhythm of the ship's engine that inspired the story's signature rhyme.  The book was rejected 27 times before being published by Vanguard Press.  Geisel's illustration style, with the addition of his signature rhymes, would become the basis for his 44 children's books.  The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, was the result of a joint venture between Houghton Mifflin and Random House. While Geisel was under contract with Random House, Houghton Mifflin approached him to write a children's book using only vocabulary from a list of 225 words for early readers. Due to his contract, Random House retained the trade publication rights while Houghton Mifflin obtained the school rights.  By all accounts, Geisel underestimated the challenge of working within the confines of the word list.  "Seuss was used to inventing words when he needed them, so to stick to a word list was a huge challenge for him," and it reportedly took him a year and a half to write the book.  Intended by the publisher as a children's primer, the book vastly exceed expectations, and its huge success made "Dr. Suess" a household name.  The Cat in the Hat also revolutionized the conventional approach to children's primers.  The book was so successful that Random House created a special division, Beginner Books, with the Cat in the Hat as the logo and Dr. Suess as president of the division.  Here is the first edition, first printing in the rare first edition dust jacket.  All of the first edition points are present; "200/200" on the dust jacket upper front flap, unglazed binding, and contents comprised of a single signature. Condition of both the dust jacket and volume is very good plus.  The binding remains square and tight with bright color, showing only minor wear and slight toning and soiling to extremities.  The contents remain clean and bright with no previous ownership marks or spotting noted.  The dust jacket is notably bright and complete, with light wear primarily confined to the hinges, spine ends and corners, a 1.25 inch closed tear at the lower front flap hinge, and light soiling, mainly to the rear panel.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Hours In a Library

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1957 Introduced by Leonard Woolf. Limited edition "privately printed for the friends of the publishers as a New Year's greeting." One of 1,800 copies. Personal copy of author's sister Vanessa Bell, with a presentation inscription from the author's husband Leonard Woolf in blue ink to the front free endpaper: "Vanessa / from / Leonard / Christmas 1957 / [rule]". Publisher's royal blue cloth spine over black paper boards, with the author's initials stamped in blind to the front board, lettered in gilt; in the original publisher's glassine dust jacket. Near fine, with a hint of wear to the extremities, the slightest toning to the spine, a faint hint of light soiling to the board edges, glassine tipped in to the frontispiece as a protective sheet, bright and fresh interior; light toning to the glassine, with chipping to the extremities and some loss to the spine ends, light creasing to the front panel, rare in any condition. A complete copy with outstanding provenance, featuring a warm inscription from the author's husband to the author's sister. Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box. Hours in a Library is an essay by Virginia Woolf in which, as her husband Leonard Woolf writes, "gives the truest possible picture of her own attitude to books, to reading, and to the art of literature." The essay draws its title from a book by Woolf's father, Leslie Stephen, who instilled in his daughter a great love of reading and learning that is apparent in her writing. In the text, Woolf discusses different types of readers; namely, she identifies the differences between those who read because they love learning and those who read because they love reading. This privately printed edition is the first separate appearance of Hours in a Library, which was first published in The Times Literary Supplement on November 30, 1916. As is made clear in this beautiful essay, Woolf herself was a true bibliophile and lover of books: "Great literature gave her enormous pleasure… And she went to the library and to books for two purposes, on the one had to enjoy great works of art, and on the other to follow, to relive in imagination, the strange, fantastic, ridiculous, moving story of human beings and human lives in every age and country in which men have written books." Leonard Woolf (1880-1969) met Vanessa and Virginia through his classmates at Cambridge University. A group of forward-thinking artists, writers, and intellectuals, Leonard called Bloomsbury "primarily and fundamentally a group of friends." [Leonard Woolf, Beginning Again, 1964]. Along with founding and running The Hogarth Press with his wife, he was an author and editor, penning short stories and essays on politics and society. Leonard and Vanessa both looked after Virginia throughout her battle with mental illness, and they shared a mutual respect and affection for one another. Before Virginia married him, Vanessa wrote to her, "Leonard is the only person I have ever seen whom I can imagine as the right husband for you." [Vanessa to Virginia, 13 January 1912].. Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        A Theory of the Consumption Function (National Bureau of Economic Research Publications)

      Princeton University Press, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1957: First Edition, First Printing in original jacket. (No later printings stated on the copyright page. Jacket's titles all predate publication date, unlike later issue jackets.) In Very Good condition, in original blue cloth binding with gilt stamping to the spine. Clean text. Sound binding. Light cigar smoke odor to pages, may very well dissipate over time. Top of page corners often show a gently bump. Previous owner (Helmar H. Veltzke, a published economist) stamp and signature to front free end paper. The cloth is clean and crisp, with light touches of rubbing. The gilt lettering is legible, but lightly rubbed. The dust jacket price-clipped, shows sunning and light scuffing, as well as a series of indents to the surface of the front panel at about the center. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE SHROUDED PLANET [by] Robert Randall [pseudonym]

      New York: Gnome Press, Inc., Publishers,. 1957. Octavo,. boards.. Text block age-darkened, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket. with touch of wear at upper spine end and very faint crease at bottom. left corner of rear panel. (#110835). First edition. The dedication copy, inscribed by Garrett and signed "Robert" by Silverberg and "Randall" by Garrett beneath the printed dedication on the dedication page: "What else can we say, John? / Robert Randall."

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Mushrooms, Russia and History, 2 volumes in slipcase

      New York: Pantheon. 1957. Limited ed. Hardcover. Fine. Complete set in 2 volumes. 1957. This is number 65 of 510 copies. Hardcover, folio, in original green cloth. Illustrated throughout with beautiful full page color plates. Fold-out chart in envelope in the rear of the second volume. Fine copies. In original glassine jackets that have a few shallow chips along the edges, and now housed in custom mylar sleeves. The slipcase is strong and intact, with only minor wear. An excellent copy of one of Wasson's extravagant productions. Digital images available upon request.

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        A gazdasági vezetés túlzott centralizálása. Kritikai elemzés könny?ipari tapasztalatok alapján. [Overcentralization in Economical Administration. A Critical Analysis Based on Experience in Hungarian Light Industry.]

      Közgazdasági és Jogi Kiadó, Budapest 1957 - First edition of Kornai's first book. In paper, with original dust jacket, restored. 206, (1), [1] p. János Kornai (1928-) was the first economist behind the Iron Curtain who published critical studies on the Soviet-style command economics of Eastern Europe. Kornai studied philosophy in Budapest, but - according to his memoirs - he chose to be an economist after reading Marx's Capital. Started his career as a journalist and soon became the economics editor of the largest Communist newspaper. After a few years, in 1955 he was fired for lack of Communist convictions. In 1956 he participated in the Hungarian Revolution. This book has been published in February 1957, although the manuscript was at the press already in mid October 1956, the delay was due to the 1956 Revolution and the chaotic political situation. Kornai's critical thoughts on central planning that he explained in this work (which was also his PhD thesis) started to spread in the West (especially after the English edition in 1959) and his career took off outside Hungary. Kornai received many invitations to visit foreign institutions, but he was denied a passport by the Hungarian authorities and was not allowed to travel until 1963. Later he became visiting professor at the London School of Economics, at Yale, Stanford, Princeton and other Universities all over the world, and in 1986 Professor of Economics at Harvard University. [Blanchard, Olivier: An Interview with János Kornai. Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol 3/3. 1999; Kornai, János: By Force of Thought. MIT, 2007.]. Former library copy. Underlines and marginal notes occasionally. Otherwise a fine copy. In paper, with original dust jacket, restored [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Archive / Collection with four signed offprints by Gombrich: 1. A classical Topos in the Introduction to Alberti's Della Pittura (1 page) (1957) / 2. The Debate on Primitivism in ancient Rhetoric - Inscribed by Gombrich - (15 pages - 1966) / 3. The Use of Art for the Study of Symbols - Inscribed by Gombrich - ( 17 pages - 1965) / 4. The Cartoonist's Armory - Inscribed by Gombrich - (36 pages - 1962)

      All offprints with some signs of external wear but still in very good+ condition.. 1957-1966. 4°. Softcover. All offprints with some signs of external wear but still in very good+ condition.

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        Snug and the Silver Spoon - A Little Brown Mouse Book

      London William Heinemann Limited 1957. Light wear to clean, bright and unmarked book. Backstrip present and intact - rare for this title. Binding sound. Several tears to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new protective cover. Overall, an above-average and pleasing copy of this wonderful work. First Edition Fair Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; First Edition. VG Wigglesworth, Katherine

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        National Book Award for The Lion and the Throne

      New York: Medallic Art Co.. 1957. Wooden plaque with medallion. 9" x 7". Some modest rubbing to the finish on the wood, near fine. The wooden plaque has beveled edges, and a medallion of a man reading a book with the legend "National Book Award," below which is a name plaque that reads "Nonfiction / Catherine Drinker Bowen / 1957." Bowen won the award for the book The Lion and the Throne: The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634), a biography of the prominent lawyer of Elizabethan England. We've never seen another National Book Award offered for sale. Provenance available on request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        How the Grinch Stole Christmas

      New York: Random House,, 1957. Tall quarto. Original laminated pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by the author. Small ink notation to front free endpaper. Extremities lightly rubbed, a few scuff marks to boards, corners a touch bumped, minor foxing to edges of text block. Otherwise an excellent copy in a slightly rubbed and creased jacket with mildly toned spine panel, a few minor nicks and chips to extremities, and a closed tear to front panel with a small tape repair to verso. First edition, first printing. In the first issue dust jacket with the advertisement for The Cat in the Hat on the rear panel and the list of fourteen books by the author on the rear flap.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Three Faces of Eve

      New York: McGraw-Hill. (1957). First. First edition. Edgeworn, very good in very good dustwrapper. The Dedication Copy, simply Inscribed by Hervey M. Cleckley to his first wife Louise Martin Cleckley: "12 Jan 1957 For: Louise" and unsigned. He has however made 12 pencil notations in the text. The long printed dedication reads: "To Louise Martin Cleckley / Who was often called into service as psychiatrist to both of us through the bewildering years while we were treating this patient. Often the effort of two men seemed not quite adequate to deal with the three faces of this problem. For the contribution of a woman's understanding to our work and for true collaboration in presenting this study we are immeasurably grateful." [With]: A second copy of the book, this copy a fifth printing, near fine in near fine dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed by Cleckley in 1976 to his second wife Emily S. Cleckley: "Pour ma chere Emilie...," with a quote from A.E. Housman, and Initialed "H." Cleckley was an important psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of psychopathy. His book The Mask of Sanity, originally published in 1941, provided the most influential clinical description of psychopathy in the 20th Century. Cleckley and Thigpen's important case study of a victim of multiple personality disorder that, along with the faithful Nunnally Johnson film adaptation, brought widespread awareness of the illness. Johnson wrote, produced, and directed the film, featuring Oscar-winner Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, and Lee J. Cobb. .

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        From Russia, With Love

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. First edition. Octavo, original black boards. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some toning to the spine "Described in the Times Literary Supplement as 'most brilliant,' the book was a great commercial success and helped to launch Fleming as a best-selling novelist… It ended with Bond seriously wounded… and nearly killed… by fugu poison from the sex organs of the Japanese globe-fish… While the ending was not quite Sherlock Holmes and his apparently fatal last struggle with evil at the Reichenbach Falls, Fleming had provided himself with an opportunity to remove his hero. He was not, however, to take it. There was public agitation when 007 was reported dead. Bond was irreplaceable" (Black, 27, 30). "This is a very highly sought after title, as it is generally considered the best novel in the series and the best of the movies, as well" (Biondi & Pickard, 44). Made into the 1964 film of the same title with Sean Connery as Bond and Lotte Lenya as ex-KGB agent Rosa Klebb.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Dix, Otto. - "Christus".

      . Farblithografie / Pinsel- & Kreidelithografie, in drei Farben, auf Van-Gelder-Zonen-Bütten, 1957. Von Otto Dix. Auflage 50 Exemplare. 48,5 x 40,0 cm (Darstellung / Stein) / 65 x 44 cm (Blatt). Karsch 220 II. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert: "Dix". Links eigenhändig betitelt: "Christus". - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Im breiten oberen Rand restaurierter Einriß außerhalb der Darstellung. Sonst hervorragender Zustand. Otto Dix (1891 Untermhaus / heute Gera - 1969 Singen am Hohentwiel). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker, bedeutender Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit. 1909-14 an Königlichen Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. 1914-18 Militärdienst als Kriegsfreiwilliger. 1919 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie, Atelier am Antonplatz. Gründungsmitglied der "Dresdner Sezession Gruppe 1919". 1922 Umzug nach Düsseldorf. 1925-27 wohnhaft in Berlin. Seit 1927 Professor für Malerei an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. 1933 wurde er durch die Nationalsozialisten seines Amtes enthoben und als "entartet" diffamiert. 1936 Übersiedlung nach Hemmenhofen.; 50.

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        The Cat in the Hat

      New York: Random House, 1957. First U.S. edition, first printing. This is the first edition, first printing, in dust jacket of one of the most iconic books by one of the world's most iconic children's authors, Dr. Suess.  Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), later known to the world as Dr. Seuss, was "probably the best-loved and certainly the best-selling children's book writer of all time" (New York Times Book Review).  Geisel started out as a freelance cartoonist and then, perhaps improbably, an advertising department employee of Standard Oil, where he spent 15 years.  His first children's book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, was conceived aboard a ship returning from a European vacation with his wife, where it was the rhythm of the ship's engine that inspired the story's signature rhyme.  The book was rejected 27 times before being published by Vanguard Press.  Geisel's illustration style, with the addition of his signature rhymes, would become the basis for his 44 children's books.  The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, was the result of a joint venture between Houghton Mifflin and Random House. While Geisel was under contract with Random House, Houghton Mifflin approached him to write a children's book using only vocabulary from a list of 225 words for early readers. Due to his contract, Random House retained the trade publication rights while Houghton Mifflin obtained the school rights.  By all accounts, Geisel underestimated the challenge of working within the confines of the word list.  "Seuss was used to inventing words when he needed them, so to stick to a word list was a huge challenge for him," and it reportedly took him a year and a half to write the book.  Intended by the publisher as a children's primer, the book vastly exceed expectations, and its huge success made "Dr. Suess" a household name.  The Cat in the Hat also revolutionized the conventional approach to children's primers.  The book was so successful that Random House created a special division, Beginner Books, with the Cat in the Hat as the logo and Dr. Suess as president of the division.  Here is the first edition, first printing in the rare first edition dust jacket.  All of the first edition points are present; "200/200" on the dust jacket upper front flap, unglazed binding, and contents comprised of a single signature. Condition of both the dust jacket and volume is very good plus.  The binding remains square and tight with bright color, showing only minor wear and slight toning and soiling to extremities.  The contents remain clean and bright with no previous ownership marks or spotting noted.  The dust jacket is notably bright and complete, with light wear primarily confined to the hinges, spine ends and corners, a 1.25 inch closed tear at the lower front flap hinge, and light soiling, mainly to the rear panel.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover.

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        CITIZEN OF THE GALAXY

      Charles Scribner's Sons [1957], New York - Octavo, Illustration by Leonard Everett Fisher (jacket and title page), cloth. First serialized in Astounding magazine. ".Heinlein's knack for creating sociologically plausible cultures is well displayed." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-85, 5-60. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 363-68. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket, with a little rubbing to corners and mild age darkening to spine panel. (14036) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        From Russia With Love

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1957. First impression. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers near fine in original first state dust jacket. Not price clipped, darkening to spine and small loss to head & tail.

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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, New York 1957 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST PRINTING" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich color with slight wear to the edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the $6.95 printed price present with the 10/57 printed code present on the front flap. The book is in fantastic shape. The binding is tight with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An archive consisting of nine ALs, 3 signed Christmas cards, 9 unsigned Christmas cards one in Uttley hand written envelope, 2 book advertisement cards one in Alison Uttley's hand written envelope, with a few other items including a publisher's advertisin

      1957-72, 1957. The cards mostly printed on thick good quality paper are by illustrated by C. F. Tunnicliffe, and Pauline Baynes, each with a single woodcut. The autographed signed letters are all addressed from Beaconsfield to a Mrs Garrett, Rosemary Cottage, Horsham, dated between 1957 to 1972. they deal with a variety of subjects including subjects relating to the countryside, " Buckinghamshire has many country people and country ways has not changed as much at least as people think, but town dwellers can spoil in a very short time. It is important, I feel, to pass on the traditions of country life to new generations who may find the same simple pleasures". Alison Uttley was a prolific writer of over 100 books. She is best known for her writings on country and rural subjects aimed at older children and adults; she also wrote a very popular series of children's books featuring Little Grey Rabbit, and Sam Pig. Book.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        The Lepidoptera of Iraq

      - Nicholas Kaye, London, 1957 ;; in-8, cartonnage éditeur revised and enlarged edition, 162 pp., 17 planches hors-texte dont 2 en couleurs, 6 figures in-texte, exemplaire enrichi d'une carte manuscrite, pleine toile bleu foncé de l'éditeur, titrage doré au dos. Très bon état, nom de l'ancien propriétaire en page de garde et son cachet en page de titre, rare ouvrage ! Bridges b18774, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.J.B. S.A.S., Librairie TOP DUCK]
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