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        Mein Leben

      Biberach an der Riss: Koehlers Verlagsgesellschaft,, 1957. Octavo. Original ecru rough cloth, title and bands to spine in brown, facsimile signature similarly to upper board. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece and 14 other plates. A very good copy indeed. First edition, first impression. Lettow-Vorbeck's autobiography completed just seven years before his death. A strangely elusive book given his status as a genuine German military hero, untainted by Nazism. A very bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Der gestiefelte Kater.

      1957 - Farbige Lithographien. (1957). Blattgrösse: 28,4 x 45,5 cm. Blatt beidseitig bedruckt.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Perceval - Oder die Geschichte vom Gral - Mit handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von Konrad Sandkühler - Vorabdruck speziell nur für den Autor

      Verlag Freies Geistesleben 1957 - Bei diesem Buch handelt es sich um einen äußerst seltenen Vorabdruck für den Autor bzw. den Übersetzer Konrad Sandkühler. Es ist die 2., neu übersetzte und verbesserte Auflage. Jede zweite Seite ist blank um Platz für Notizen oder Ergänzungen zu lassen. Auf etlichen Seiten findet man handgeschriebene Interpretationen von K. Sandkühler (siehe Fotos). 204 Seiten, bzw. 408 Seiten inkl. blanko Seiten. Einzigartiges Sammlerstück für Literarten und Parzival Forscher. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Some Came Running

      xii+1266 pages. Thick octavo (8 1/2" x 5 3/4") bound in half red cloth with black lettering to spine and cover. Inscribed to Davis Grubb. First edition. James Jones's second published novel, Some Came Running (1957), had its roots in the abandoned first effort. In contrast to Eternity, it was savaged by the critics. They were especially harsh with the frequently misspelled words and punctuation errors; they didn't recognize that such elements were a conscious style choice by Jones to evoke the provinciality of the novel's characters and setting. Jones apparently played around with this style in several short stories written at about the same time as Some Came Running (later collected in The Ice-Cream Headache and Other Stories), only to abandon it altogether by the time he finished The Thin Red Line in 1962, in favor of the blunt but more grammatically sound style most associated with Jones today. Some Came Running was immediately adapted as film starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine, which was critically acclaimed and nominated for several Oscars. Davis Grubb (July 23, 1919 - July 24, 1980) was an American novelist and short story writer. Born in Moundsville, West Virginia, Grubb wanted to combine his creative skills as a painter with writing and as such attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. However, his color blindness was a handicap he could not overcome and he gave up on painting to dedicate himself to writing fiction. He did, however, make a number of drawings and sketches during the course of his career, some of which were incorporated into his writings. In 1940, Grubb moved to New York City where he worked at NBC radio as a writer while using his free time to write short stories. In the mid 1940s he was successful in selling several short stories to major magazines and in the early 1950s he started writing a full length novel. Influenced by accounts of economic hardship by depression-era Americans that his mother had seen first hand as a social worker, Grubb produced a dark tale that mixed the plight of poor children and adults with that of the evil inflicted by others. The Night of the Hunter became an instant bestseller and was voted a finalist for the 1955 National Book Award. That same year, the book was made into a motion picture that is now regarded as a classic. Deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. Grubb went on to write a further nine novels and several collections of short stories. His 1969 novel Fools' Parade would also be made into a motion picture starring James Stewart. Some of Grubb's short stories were adapted for television by Alfred Hitchcock and by Rod Serling for his Night Gallery series. Grubb died in New York City in 1980. His novel Ancient Lights was published posthumously in 1982, and St. Martins Press published 18 of his short stories in a book collection titled You Never Believe Me and Other Stories.Condition:Inscribed by Jones on half title. Touch of rubbing to spine ends. Jacket spine ends lightly chipped with some rubbed, some light wear to edges with some small closed tears, price clipped else a near fine copy in like jacket.

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        You Don't Have to Die - The Amazing Story of the Hoxsey Cancer Treatment

      Milestone, New York, 1957, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Second PrintingSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 310 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "For thirty-seven years Harry M. Hoxsey has been one of the most controversial figures in American medicine. During that period thousands of patients - many of them declared "hopeless" by their own doctors - have taken the Hoxsey treatment. Today, five, ten, in some instances twenty years later, a suprising number of them are still alive, apparently in good health, with no discernible evidence of the deadly disease. They hail Hoxsey as a modern 'miracle man'. On the other hand, he has been branded as 'America's Number One Cancer Quack and Charlatan' - his treatment denounced as worthless... Convinced his treatment can save as many as eight out of ten cancer victims if applied in time, Dr. Hoxsey has undertaken in this book to bring his startling story in full before the public for the first time." - from dust jacket. Average wear to unmarked book. Binding sound. Pages have yellowed with age. Blemish on top edge of textblock is 1.5 inch by 0.5 inch.Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy of this important medical history.

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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House Inc, New York, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fine, A First Edition, First PrintingBeautifully rebound in full black morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, top edge gilt. Text pages extremely fresh, a fine copy in a very handsome full leather binding, Book

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller]
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        Notebooks of Srinivasa Ramanujan

      Tata Institute of Fundamental Research 1957-01-01 - B0007JHBYM 1957 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay. The rare and complete two volume set of the "Notebooks of Srinivasa Ramanujan", a facsimile edition of the original manuscripts. Volume I contains 351 pages of text, with Volume II containing 393. There is some wear and scratching to the original blue cloth slipcase, with the top edge splitting. There is minor soiling and fading along the spines of the blue cloth boards of each hardcover volume. The texts are unmarked, with minimal notations in pencil to the endpapers having been erased. The bindings are sturdy, although the rear hinge of Volume Two is beginning to split. An attractive and collectible copy of this scarce edition, and a classic in the fields of Mathematics and Number Theory. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy nature of the set, International Shipping may will an additional charge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kristian A. Strom, Bookseller]
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        Atlas Shrugged - First Printing

      Random House, USA, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition, Illustrated By: Salter, George (dust jacket)Size: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 1168 pages. Stated first printing. Book square and unmarked with light wear. Binding sound. Most of front free endpaper neatly removed one-inch from spine with corresponding indentation to half-title page. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart and bears original 6.95 price and 10/57 date on front flap, and publisher's details at base of back flap. Dust jacket bears above-average wear and a 3" x 2" patch at foot of spine. A worthy true first edition copy of this increasingly relevant classic. High-resolution photos available upon request. Who is John Galt?

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        Dangerous Poisonous Flowers - Kiken na Dokubana

      Mikasa Shobo, Tokyo 1957 - Kiken na Dokubana ("Dangerous Poinsonous Flowers"), Toyoko Tokiwa, Mikasa Shobo, Tokyo, 1957, first edition/first printing. Octavo, text and B&W photographs, original jacket and obi, original clear outer cover. Early work by a female Japanese photographer, photographing women in various locations, professional wrestlers, models (nudes), in a clinic; with American GIs. Compelling images--an influence on Miyako Ishiuchi? Rare first edition, first printing. This title was issued with a clear outer cover; the clear cover is lacking completely (or in poor shape) in most copies of this title that appear on the aftermarket. This copy is complete with the clear outer cover. As nice a copy as I have ever seen--if you are looking for an example of this work in top condition, this copy is recommended. Condition: Jacket has one small nick to the rear otherwise complete and in good shape, obi complete and in good shape, inner text pages have age-related toning, but otherwise in good condition. clear outer cover complete. Feel free to be in touch with any questions. Thanks for looking, and keep an eye out for other interesting books to come. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA CHAPELLE SAINT PIERRE: Villefranche sur Mer

      Rocher, Monaco, 1957, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, 1st edition, Signed by AuthorDust Jacket a trifle faded. Ltd to 775 copies. Text in French. Near Fine/Near Fine. Text is in French. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Quantity Available: 1. Category: art; French Language; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 12413.

      [Bookseller: Archer's Used & Rare Books]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House, New York, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First editionHardcover in dust jacket. First issue of first printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean and solidly bound in matte pictorial boards. Light wear along bottom edges and at corners. Former owner's name on blank side of front free endpage (not on the side that depicts the Cat in the Hat). Pages, bound in a single section, are bright and fresh. Dust jacket is price-clipped, and there is a crease down the front. The rear flap is missing the top half, and there is the faded name of the former owner at the top, above "cat." Otherwise the jacket is clean and intact, with the proper points. 61 numbered pages plus one page of editorial matter fitted into the outline of a cat in a hat. 8vo. In protective Mylar. A handsome copy of a landmark book.

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        The Hunger & Other Stories ---by Charles Beaumont -a Signed Copy ( Miss Gentibelle; Vanishing American; Free Dirt; Black Country; The Crooked Man; Tears of the Madonna; Infernal Bouillabaisse; Nursery Rhyme; etc)

      N.Y.: Putnam's / Putnam, 1957, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition, Signed, Illustrated By: Photo Cover-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket without the usual fading to the spine, short closed tears on the rear panel, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, a dandy collection and Beaumont's first book, signed by Beaumont on the front blank endpaper, scarce in hardcover, contents include: The Hunger; Miss Gentibelle; The Vanishing American; Free Dirt; Black Country; The Crooked Man; Tears of the Madonna; Infernal Bouillabaisse; Nursery Rhyme; A Point of Honor; Open House; The Train; The Dark Music; The Customers; Last Night the Rain; The Murderers; Fair Lady, ----Beaumont died in his 30's but blazed across the fantasy fiction sky, close friends with Richard Matheson, Rod Serling ( many of his stories were Twilight Zone episodes ), Jerry Sohl, William F Nolan, John Tomerlin and others he sped through his life leaving an indelible mark on the field, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

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        The Mystic Masseur.

      Andre Deutsch, London 1957 - First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear to the crown. Basis for the eponymous film, with the screenplay written by Caryl Phillips. The New York Review of Books wrote in regards to Naipaul's work that "[n]o one else around today seems able to employ prose fiction so deeply as the very voice of exile;" and "Naipaul's writing is clean and beautiful, and he has a great eye for nuance," wrote The Atlantic Monthly. "His sheer abundance of talent, there can hardly be a writer alive who surpasses [him]" (The New York Times). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Haggadah / executed by Arthur Szyk ; edited by Cecil Roth [Related titles: Hagadah shel Pesah?]

      Jerusalem : "Massadah" and "Alumoth", 1957, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in in full, sumptuous rich, gilt-blocked blue velvet over bevelled boards . In the solander box as noted. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: [112] p. : color illustrated; 28 cm. Notes: Added t.p. in Hebrew characters, reading: Hagadah shel Pesah / ketuvah u-metsuyeret bi-yede Artur Shik. Yerushalayim : "Masadah" va "Alumot", 717. Spine title: Hagadah = Haggadah. Illuminated Hebrew text and annotated English translation on facing pages. First published in an edition of 125 vellum copies in 1940. Printed on double leaves. Issued in a solander case, hinged to open in the direction appropriate for Hebrew books. Except for the English t.p. and introductory matter, the remainder of the book runs in the same direction. Subjects: Haggadot --Texts. Seder --Liturgy --Texts. Judaism --Liturgy --Texts.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Doktor Zhivago [Language: Russian]

      Milan : Feltrinelli, [1957], 1957, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original green boards, in a good if somewhat edge-torn and dust-toned dw, NOT price-clipped. There is a small chip to the top right hand corner of the front panel, otherwise the spine bands and panel edges are slighty dust-tulled and rubbed as with age. Internally, the pages are very clean with some very light marginal tanning in places, mainly around the prelims. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 567 pages; The first trade edition in the light green printed boards. Description: 567p. ; 21 cm. Subjects: Russian literature -- Novel -- Russian revolution -- Fiction. Language: Russian.

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        Sestina a Firenze

      Milano: Schwarz, 1957. Prima edizione di 90+X es. numerati e firmati. quartini sciolti in custodia in tela (loose as issued in original cloth slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). Folio. 10 litografie originali in nero a piena pagina di Ottone Rosai eseguite dall'Artista pochi giorni prima della sua morte (cm 50x35). Edizione numerata e firmata da Fortini e Schwarz Le pietre litografiche, sbarrate dopo la stampa, sono state donate alla Calcografia Nazionale di Roma. Stampa a cura di Arturo Schwarz su torchio a mano di Mario Giussani. Carta delle Cartiere Enrico Magnani di Pescia. Testo in carattere Garamond. Es. V (Jentsch, 1993; Gambetti, 1997; Schwarz 1964)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Geometry of Einstein's Unified Field Theory

      P. Noordhoff 1957 - VERY GOOD/GOOD; FIRST EDITION; the pages are clean and unmarked except for some checks of book titles in the back bibliography (not bad); the dust jacket has some edgewear, browning and chipping with losses at the top and bottom of the spine; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana

      Milano: Garzanti, 1957. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ). Molto buono (Very Good). 16mo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Amate l'architettura

      Genova: Vitali e Ghianda, 1957. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ). Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. Con tavole. Alcune pagine in rosso, verde, grigio, giallo

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        La nuit est faite pour ouvrir les portes

      Genova: Arti Grafiche G. Schenone, 1957. Prima ed. di 350 es. numerati e firmati. broch, sovrac (broch, DJ). Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Artista datata Giugno 1959 (Inscribed and signed by the Artist, dated June 1959). Six poémes d' E. Jaguer. Commentaire graphique de Scanavino. 6 litografie originali di Emilio Scanavino (cm 20x15,5) Illustrazione di Scanavino in copertina. Edizione firmata da Emilio Scanavino

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      Firenze: Vallecchi, 1957. Quarta edizione (4th Edition). ril tela, sovrac (cloth, DJ). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Panorama storico dell'arte. L'arte greca - L'arte etrusca - L'arte romana - L'arte cristiana - L'arte romanica - L'arte gotica - L'arte del Quattrocento - L'arte del Cinquecento - L'arte del Seicento - L'arte del Settecento - L'arte dell'Ottocento - L'arte del Novecento. Centinaia di ill. in nero e 16 tavole a colori per volume

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        Catalogo di produzione navale di fabbrica del mar Baltico.

      San Pietroburgo, 1957 - Cm. 35 x 46, pp. 40. Legatura edit. in tela. Ben conservato. Si tratta del catalogo di un cantiere navale baltico in cui si illustra la produzione delle navi tramite molte nitide illustrazioni fotografiche poste applicate su cartoncino.

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        Metavisual, Tachiste, Abstract. Painting in England To-Day. The Redfern Gallery, London, April; 4th to May 4th 1957.

      The Redfern Gallery., London 1957 - 4to. Original card covers. Essay by Denys Sutton. Each painter with one b/w plate, short biog, features Ralph Rumney, Paul Feiler, Patrick Heron, Frank Avary Wilson, Derek Middleton, Bryan Wynter, Denis Bowen, Donald Hamilton Fraser, Terry Frost, John Coplans, Rodrigo Moynihan, Gillian Ayres, Alan Davie, Henry Cliffe, Roger Hilton, Gwyther Irwin, William Gear, Clifford Ellis, Peter Kinley, Robyn Denny, Sandra Blow, J. Milnes-Smith, Doprothy Bordass, Peter Lanyon, Cliff Holden, Ian Stephenson, Ben Nicholson, Adrian Heath, Victor Pasmore, Roger Barr. Covers a little thumbed and creased. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Talented Mr. Ripley, The

      London: Cresset Press, 1957. First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First UK Edition. 8vo; 266pp. Publisher's red cloth, the spine lettered in gilt (a bit dulled); in a pictorial dust jacket lettered in black and priced at 15/-. Offsetting to the end papers, spotting to the page edges and the first and final few leaves, otherwise a clean, Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine jacket with a lightly faded and toned spine (the head of which has very shallow chipping), and a soiled back panel; the front panel sharp and bright. This, Highsmith's third novel, introduces Tom Ripley, sexually ambiguous con artist featured in five of her novels, popularly known as the Ripliad, written between 1955 and 1991. After a television adaptation in 1956, the novel was filmed by René Clément with Alain Delon, praised by Highsmith as the ideal Ripley. Re-filmed in 1999, with Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Cate Blanchett. Yet another example of the value to be found in the graphically superior designs of most UK editions of American authors' works (our specialty). According to Highsmith's talented biographer, Joan Schenkar, the 'Dark Lady of American Letters' has always taken as her subject, in all her writing, "the double, the Alter Ego, and its natural enabler: the alluring and dangerous act of self-transformation. She first proposed it in "Strangers on a Train" [her first masterpiece], turning Plato upside down to make it work: 'There's also a person exactly the opposite of you, like the unseen part of you, somewhere in the world, and he waits in ambush.' In The Talented Mr. Ripley [Highsmith's second, uncontested masterpiece], she gave it a triumphant shape—the shape of the American Dream—and a successful form in the character of Tom Ripley, a young grifter of indeterminate sexuality, who, like his creator, wants only 'the best' in life, slips in and out of different roles with ease, confuses love with murder, and gets away with everything." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.&

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        Atlas Shrugged - Tenth Anniversary Signed Limited Edition

      Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Random House, 1967. Signed, limited tenth anniversary edition. One of 2,000 copies signed by Ayn Rand as per limitation page. Near Fine+, in a Very Good slip case. Faint fading to topstain near spine, else fine. In acetate jacket, with a small chip to rear at bottom. The slip case shows faint wear, uneven fading and light soiling. A very handsome copy, signed by Ayn Rand; One of 2,000 copies.

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        Knock and Wait a While (Review Copy, Edgar Award Winner)

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. First edition of the author's first book, a novel of espionage that won the Edgar Award for Best First Crime Novel of the year. Review copy with review slip laid into book. A solid clean very good copy in very good price-intact dustwrapper with light wear to edges. Nice copy of an uncommon title.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Fine portrait photograph by Imogen Cunningham

      San Francisco, 1957. Freud, Anna (1895-1982). Fine portrait photograph by Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), with Freud’s signature (“Anna Freud”) in ink on the mount. Signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount. San Francisco, 1957. 192 x 162 mm. (image); 291 x 245 mm. (mount). Cunningham’s San Francisco studio label on the verso, with “Neg. No. 12” in pencil; reproduction rights stamp. Fine. Freud’s daughter and intellectual heir, as captured by one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century.

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        At Lady Molly’s. A Novel.

      London: Heinemann 1957 - First edition, (viii), 240 pp. Loosely inserted is a handwritten postcard from the author. Cloth, d.w., not price clipped, some rubbing and browning, minor loss to the spine ends. The postcard, of a Hebrew illuminated manuscript in the Bodleian Library, is dated January 1988 and was written from the author’s home in Somerset. Sending new year’s greetings, he touches on his parents’ time spent living in Brighton, commenting "It must be a splendid place to be retired in". The fourth volume in Powell’s "Dance to the Music of Time" series.

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        The Shakespearean Ciphers Examined: An Analysis of Cryptographic Systems Used as Evidence That Some Author Other Than William Shakespeare Wrote the Plays Commonly Attributed to Him

      Cambridge: at the University Press. 1957. First. First edition. Owner's name front pastedown and a little rubbing on the boards else near fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by both of the authors. The Friedmans were instrumental in breaking the Japanese naval code during WWII. .

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        Harold's Trip to the Sky (First Edition)

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1957 - First Reinforced Library Edition, but not an ex-library copy. About Fine in brown cloth covered boards and a Near Fine, price clipped dust jacket. Just a hint of a spine lean, with a gift inscription to the front end paper. Jacket is bright and intact, with a short closed tear at the crown, light rubbing at the folds, and mild toning. A bright, attractive copy of the uncommon third book in the Harold and the Purple Crayon series. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LAS FUENTES DEL ROMANCERO GENERAL (Madrid 1600). Edici¢n, nota e ¡ndices por Antonio Rodr¡guez-Mo¤ino (vols. I-XII) y por Mario Damonte (vol.XIII).

      Real Academia Espa¤ola, Madrid 1957 - 13 vols 21x15 cms. R£st. Intonsos. Ejemplar n§86 de una tirada de 100 ejemplares en papel de hilo. "- Colecci¢n de facs¡miles de los Romanceros que compil¢ Pedro de Flores en el "Romancero general", publicado en Madrid en 1600. En esta edici¢n se recogen varios tomos que quedaron sin incorporar,rar¡simos de hallar aun en las bibliotecas ms completas." 1957-1971

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        The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats

      Macmillan 1957 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 825 copies printed. This copy is SIGNED by W.B. Yeats. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Yeats First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      The MacMillan Company, New York 1957 - Original two-color buckram with gilt lettering on the spine; 884 pages. Edited by Peter Allt and Russell K. Alspach. Copy #707 of 825 numbered copies SIGNED by the author on the limitation leaf of this definitive collection of Yeats's poetry. Yeats was the first Irish writer to win the Nobel Prize. Very mild sunning to the spine. Just about Fine, lacking the slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats

      NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1957. Limited Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. Signed, Limited edition (No. 642 of 825). Signed by W. B. Yeats on the limitation page. Quarter bound in publisher's red cloth over gray cloth, gilt lettering on spine, top edge blue. Includes Preface, Introduction, Bibliography, Collations, Appendices, Index to Titles, and Index to First Lines. In the 1930's, W. B. Yeats signed 825 unbound pages, and his publisher, The Macmillan Company, held them. In 1939 Yeats died. In 1957 the signed sheets were bound into the first 825 copies of the Variorum Edition. Each copy was then wrapped for mailing. Somehow, 250 copies were misplaced in the Macmillan warehouse in New York. They turned up in the summer of 1963 when the contents of the warhouse were moved to New Jersey. All 250 copies were purchased by Kroch's & Brentano's for the members of the First Edition Circle. This is the definitive variorum edition of Yeats' poems. It was the editors' intention to note all of the changes that Yeats made to his poems in the course of their successive printings. The record begins in 1885 with the edition of The Dublin University Review which contained first two published poems; it ends with the two-volume definitive edition of his poetry in 1949, the proofs of which he had corrected shortly before his death in 1939. Poems that he published separately, in either periodical or book, but that he did not include in the definitive edition are included here in the section entitled "Poems Not Included in the Definitive Edition." . This is an extremely clean, little-used copy, unmarked, tight and square; the final page (only) is lightly creased, with a couple of small, closed tears, else as new. The scarce original slipcase is mildly worn along the fore-edges only, and lightly sunned, but structurally sound. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD (slipcase). . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxxv, 884 pp. Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books]
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        Che T'ao. Paysages: Album en Huit Feuilles. Selected Chinese Paintings of Shih T'ao. LIMITED Edition of 500 Copies

      Paris: Editions Euros, 1957 - Elephant folio, 45.3*30.4cm. Limited to 500 copies. This copy is NUMBERED. Preface, Contents, 8 tipped in color plates housed in folder. Calligraphic title by Chang Dai Chien. Text in FRENCH. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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      New York Harper & Brothers 1957 - First edition of the author’s first book. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, in the publisher’s original printed and decorated dustjacket. x,52pp. A fine copy with a bit of light mellowing to the spine panel of the jacket. TED HUGHES’S FIRST BOOK IN FIRST EDITION FORMAT. AWARDED THE FIRST PUBLICATION AWARD BY MARIANNE MOORE, W.H. AUDEN, AND STEPHEN SPENDER. "The talent is unmistakable. The work has focus, is aglow with feeling, with conscience; sensibility is awake, embodied in appropriate diction." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        A fabulous archive of two Harry Truman TLS's and related correspondence: <I>" very untrustworthy Republicans are."</I>

      The two TLS's from Harry Truman are in response to two letters from friends about the same subject: a stolen cigarette case. In chronological order, the first letter is from Peyton H. Moss to the President, dated November 15, 1957, relating a conversation between Mr. Moss and his friend Mr. Gans about a cigarette case Gans had received from the President as a thank-you gift for Gans' help with Truman's 1948 campaign in New York. Gans then reluctantly "lent" the case to a Republican acquaintance, to be used as a practical joke with a family member. He never received it back. The President's reply reads: "Dear Mr. Moss: I am sorry that Mr. Gans lost his lighter and am sending you another which I hope you will be kind enough to give to him for me. It is a better one, I believe, than the one he lost and the last of my supply. Sincerely yours, (signed) Harry S. Truman". The next letter is from Mr. Gans to the President, relating the story again about the purloined cigarette case, and thanking hi

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Francis Bacon. The Hanover Gallery, 21 March-26 April 1957.

      The Hanover Gallery., London 1957 - 8vo. Original paper covers. 15 item catalogue, 6 b/w plates. Thumbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        ENCOUNTER (Magazine). May 1957 - May 1986,

      Encounter Ltd., London. 1957 - . THIS IS FOR 311 VOLUMES. May 1957, Vol. VIII No. 5; Jan. 1958 Vol. X No. 1- Dec. 1958 Vol. XI No. 6; March 1959 Vol. XII No. 3 - March 1961 Vol. XVI No. 3; Aug. 1961 Vol. XVII No. 2; March 1962 Vol. XVIII No. 3 - June 1965 Vol. XXIV No. 6; Aug. 1965 Vol. XXV No. 2 - Oct. 1966 Vol. XXVII No. 4; Dec. 1966 Vol. XXVII No. 6 - Jan. 1967 Vol XXVIII No. 1; March 1967 Vol. XXVIII No. 3 - Oct. 1967 Vol. XXIX No. 4; Dec. 1967 Vol. XXIX No. 6 - March 1968 Vol. XXX No. 3; May 1968 Vol. XXX No. 5 - June 1972 Vol. XXXVIII No. 6; Aug. 1972 Vol. XXXIX No. 2 - Sept/Oct 1985 Vol. LXV No. 3; Jan 1986 Vol. LXVI No. 1 - May 1986 Vol. LXVI No. 5. "'Encounter' was a literary magazine founded in 1953 and was a largely Anglo-American intellectual and cultural journal, originally associated with the anti-Stalinist left. The magazine received covert funding from the Central Intelligence Agency.". Some issues have foxing to wrappers, however the majority are in very good condition. Additional shipping and handling will apply for weight. From a former University Professor's collection. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books]
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        Etchings And Dry Points Catalogue Raisonne By Harold J.L. Wright

      P & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, London 1957 - 114 pages. 28 x 20 cm. Limited edition, copy 32 of 135 signed by William Russell Flint, with an original signed dry point frontispiece signed by Flint. Signed presentation copy by Wright on free front endpaper dated 29/8/1958. Sixty-six pictorial entries with detailed descriptive text, Notes by the Artist for each entry. Index. Bookplate, interior contents immaculate, hint of sunning to spine and back cover at head. Orig. royal blue cloth. Teg. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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      The Institute of Historical Cartography, San Francisco 1957 - Considered by many to be the finest publication of a cartographic and bibliographic work in the United States. The books were designed bay Edwin and Robert Grabhorn and printed on high quality deckled- edge paper in a limited edition of 1000 sets. The work discusses 1302 maps of which 374 are reproduced. The set is beautifully bound in 2 color buckram with gilt lettering on the spines. The original cheaply made and acidic brown paper dust wrappers are present and in very good condition but are now placed in mylar protectors to reduce toning of the front and rear endpapers of each volume due to the acid content. The titles of each volume are written in pencil on the spines of the dust wrappers. The Prospectus announcing the publication of the set is placed at the front of the first volume. This is often missing. To accompany this set the following 4 books are included. "Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861: An Index to the Cartobibliography" by Charles A. Seavey, published in 1992 by Speculum Orbis Press, 8vo, bound in blue cloth in very good condition. Also "Exploration and Mapping of the American West: Selected Essays, Occasional Paper No. 1, Map and Geopgraphy Round Table of the American Library Association" published in 1986 by Speculum Orbis Press, 8vo bound in blue cloth in very good condition containing 8 essays includine one by Kenneth Nebenzahl on "Mapping the Transmississippi West: Annotated Selections". Also included "Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1857: A preliminary Study" By Carl I. Wheat and reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society Vol. 64, Part 1 (April, 1954), 4to bound in full Nigerian goatskin with original paper wraps bound in. pp19- 194 - complete. Also included "The Published Writings of Carl Irving Wheat" compiled by George L. Harding and printed by Taylor & Taylor in 1960. 8vo with 22 pages listing 114 publications- one of 350 copies and bound in paper wraps with color pattens. Overall, a fine set with original dust wraps and prospectus with 4 additional closely related works. Due to size and weight of the set, shipping outside the USA will be extra expense. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carydale Books]
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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&#39;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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        CAT IN THE HAT

      - SEUSS,DR. THE CAT IN THE HAT. NY:Random Hse. (1957). 8vo, pictorial boards with flat paper NOT glazed, 61p., sl. edge rubbing else near fine in frayed d with price clipped. Early printing of the first edition (boards flat paper N glazed, later eds. were not pub. by Random, this has reviews by educators or rear dw). Illus. in bright color throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      Washington:: United States Senate,. Very Good. 1957. Letter. Single sheet, recto, 8" x 10.5". Stationary letterhead reads: John F. Kennedy / Massachusetts - United States Senate / Washington, D. C. - Committees: / Foreign Relations / Labor and Public Welfare. Dated May 9, 1957. Addressed to Private James Jones of Springfield, MA. Letter content: then-Senator Kennedy acknowledges and thanks Private Jones for his letter concerning Reserve Training Program benefits, notes a Department of Defense report he has requested, references an enclosed letter from the Committee on Armed Services (not present), and promises to get back in touch when he receives further detail. SIGNED John Kennedy. Staple hole in upper left corner, four horizontal folding creases, else very good. ; 1 pages .

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      San Francisco: Inferno Press, 1957. First printing. Previous owner&#39;s name (that of a minor poet) but otherwise near fine (a small stain and a little roughness to the lower edge of the back cover.) Edited by Leslie Hedley. In addition to Brautigan, this includes works by Martin Hoberman, Carl Larsen and James M. Singer. This is Brautigan&#39;s very uncommon first book appearance. A small and quite fragile pamphlet bound in glossy white wrappers illustrated with 4 handprints on the front cover, but not the names of the poets whose work is included.

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        On the Road

      Viking. Hardcover. First edition with original dust jacket, blue and red stripe on back, not price clipped. Dust jacket is missing a 1/4 inch strip from the top of the spine and has several chips and closed tears around the edges but is now in a protective sleeve. Spine is slightly slanted to the right. Back board has some splotches. Price reflects condition. A classic of beat literature, the novel is mostly autobiographical and chronicles the travels of Jack Kerouac and his friend Neal Cassady. Considered one of the great books of the 20th century. . Good. 1957.

      [Bookseller: Half Moon Books]
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