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        Yallah. INSCRIBED

      NY: McDowell, Obolensky (1957). 1st ed. - Photographs by Peter W. Haeberlin with text by Paul Bowles. INSCRIBED by Bowles to his authorized biographer, Virgina Spencer Carr and dated Tangier, 26/XII/93. Small edge dent to approx. 10 pages else fine in a fine DJ. A rare book signed and especially so when of significant association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        INTERPERSONAL DIAGNOSIS OF PERSONALITY. A Functional Theory and Methodology for Personal Evaluation

      The Ronald Press Company. New York.,1957. FIRST EDITION. Author's first book. Large 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 inches). Previous owners small name stamp of pshychologist O. W. Lacy, well known for his extensive work on the characteristics of long distance Hikers, to the front pastedown endpaper and the bottom of the closed book edge. Overall a fine copy in a very near fine dustwrapper with some minor chipping to the top of the spine.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Interpersonal Diagnosis of Personality

      New York: The Ronald Press Company,, 1957. A Functional Theory and Methodology for Personality Evaluation. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Diagrams throughout. Tiny ownership ink stamp to front pastedown and lower edge of contents. A superb copy in the tanned jacket that is just a little rubbed and nicked at the edges. First edition, first impression of the author's first important book, named the year's best book in psychology by Annual Review of Psychology for its new approaches to human behavioural changes (ANB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Cho Oyu. By Favour of the Gods

      Methuen & Co Ltd, London - 1957, 1st edition. () Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 196pp. Octavo in original beige cloth with 4 colour plates (including frontispiece) and B&W plates (both sides) from photos, and 2 illustrations (sketch maps) in text. A nice clean copy in an attractive dust jacket. Neate T32. Account of the first ascent of Cho Oyu and the of an 8,000 meter peak by an small expedition led by the Austrian Herbert Tichy. Translated and edited by Basil Creighton. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold

      Chapman & Hall 1957 - First Edition, First printing. A stunning dustjacket that looks about new with no chips, tears or pieces missing. This original dustjacket is rich in color with no fading. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this FIRST EDITION in collector's condition!!! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Green Wall

      New Haven: Yale University Press. 1957. First. First edition. Foreword by W.H. Auden. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a short tear on the rear panel, a little rubbing, and the slightest of tanning to the spine-lettering. Poet's first book. A very nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Green Wall: Poems

      New Haven:: Yale University Press,, 1957. . A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine bright price clipped dust jacket with a touch of wear tot he head of the spine. Wright's first book..

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        The Green Wall

      New Haven: Yale University Press. 1957. First. First edition. Foreword by W.H. Auden. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a short tear on the rear panel, a little rubbing, and the slightest of tanning to the spine-lettering. Poet's first book. A very nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Voodoo Island.

      Hollywood, Calif.: United Artists. 1957 - Color poster. Mounted on linen. One sheet. B condition. Director: Reginald Le Borg. Writing credits: Richard H. Landau. Credited cast: Boris Karloff, Phillip Knight, Beverly Tyler, Sarah Adams. Quite different than Fantasy Island.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Journal Society for Army Historical Research; from Volume 35 . 1957 to Date.

      SAHR, London - COMPLETE RUN OF 63 YEARS TO DATE PLUS INDEX VOLUMES AND SPECIALS. Volumes 35 (1957) to Volume 67 (1989) Bound in various shades of green cloth. (Volumes 63 to 67 no titles). Volumes 68 to date unbound and still in quarterly covers. Plus 2 bound volumes of General Index covering 1963 to 2006. In addition 3 Volumes of Special Publications containing:- 1."Succession of Colonels of the British Army from 1660 to the Present Day" (1974). 2. "The Distinction of Rank of Regimental Officers, 1684 to 1855" (1960). 3." Military Historiography 1850-1860" by H Moyse-Bartlett. 4. "Dover at War". H Moyse-Bartlett. 5. "To Mr. Davenport" being letters of Major Richard Davenport (1719-1760 to his brother during service in the 4th Troop of Horse Guards and 10th Dragoons, 1742-1760" 6. "Reminiscences of William Verner (1782-1871) 7th Hussars". 7. "The Hawley Letters; Letters of Captain RB Hawley, 89th, from the Crimea, December 1854 to August 1856.". 8. "A Journal of Marlborough's Campaigns During the War of the Spanish Succession 1704-1711 by John Marshall Deane, Private Sentinel in Queen Anne's First Regiment of Foot Guards". 9. SP14 "By Dint of Labour andjPerseverance a Journal of Lt Col Oughton 37th Regt 1758". 10. SP15. "The British Army in Cape Colony. Soldiers' Letters and Diaries, 1806-58". 11. SP16 "Victorians at War: New Perspectives". Specials 9; 10 & 11 in original wraps. All bound volumes firm joints and text as new, Some binding have slight stains. Unbound volumes in original wrappers and unread. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CK Brown, Books]
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        Nomina Plantarum Japonicarum

      Koseisya A-Koseikaku Co. Ltd, 1957. Paperback. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 1957. 389 pages. Blue boards with gilt lettering. Latin to Japanese botanical terminology translations. Creasing to title page. Some pencil annotations. Lightly age toned pages. Hinge and pages intact. Tanned endpapers. Binding is firm and in good condition. Minor to moderate scuffing around the spine and edges with bumping to corners. Text block edge tanned.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Studio portrait by Dorothy Wilding, signed by both subject and photographer, 1938; together with a copy of Hutton's privately-printed book of poems, The Wayfarer

      Westerham, Kent: Westerham Press Limited,, 1957. Together, 3 items. Photograph (223 × 294 mm) in elaborate gilt frame, glazed. Book in original white vellum lettered and decorated in gilt, printed on art vellum paper, frontispiece portrait by Dulac, gilt edges; original blue-green card slipcase. Together with a print of the frontispiece portrait with additional floral border, framed (by Greville Rhodes, Hambledon, with his ticket). Fine condition. A fine studio portrait of the richest woman in the world, the Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton (1912–1979), the "poor little rich girl" of Noël Coward's song, who was married seven times, but suffered spousal abuse, anorexia, addiction problems, and died virtually penniless; together with a copy of Hutton's privately-printed book of poems, The Wayfarer, and a separate framed print of the Edmund Dulac frontispiece portrait from it. The photograph was one of several different poses from a sitting for Dorothy Wilding in her London studio at 22 Old Bond Street in 1938. Wilding was then at the peak of her renown, having taken a series of royal portraits, including the official coronation portrait of George VI in 1937; she opened a second studio in New York the same year. Hutton was in London frequently at this time, having her villa in Regent's Park rebuilt at huge expense and renamed Winfield Mansion (now the official residence of the US ambassador). The portrait is presented by Wilding in her characteristic stylish manner: the photograph, mounted on different layers of tinted card, is framed by tissue paper; a thick crayon outline surrounds the photograph and her signature is added at the foot. The Wilding art nouveau logo sticker is on the back. The photograph is inscribed by the sitter to her god-daughter Diana Kennerley, "To my favorite little girl Diana, with much love, Auntie Barbara". The book and framed portrait are also from the Kennerley family estate, although without gift inscription. The Wayfarer is a book of her poems privately published and given by her to friends and relatives, with a colour frontispiece portrait by Edmund Dulac (d. 1953), depicting her about the time of her marriage to Cary Grant in 1942. A number of the poems in the book were clearly written at, or inspired by, Sidi Hosni, her palace in Tangier, where she held legendary parties. Also included is a framed print of the Dulac frontispiece portrait, the scalloped oval of the book version embellished with an outer floral border.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ecrit dans le vide

      St-Maurice-d'Etelan 1957 - In16. Achevé d'imprimer dans le cadre de l'année géo-physique. Ed. originale tirée à 110 ex sur vélin d'Arches. Ex. n° 81 Avec 8 dessins sur papier bleu clair. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ShepherdsBook]
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        Casino Royale - 1957 1st Revised Dust Jacket Art

      Jonathan Cape 1957 - Copyright 1953, First Edition Fourth Printing ("First Published 1953" and "Reissued 1957" at top of copyright page), white endpapers, no list in front of book, DJ rear flap has review for Diamond Smugglers and rear panel has reviews down to Diamond Smugglers - confirming its the correct 1957 state DJ, black boards with impressed red heart on front panel and red lettering on spine. 13s 6d net price on DJ front flap. THIS IS THE FIRST PRINTING TO HAVE THE REVISE "PLAYING CARD" ARTWORK. WITH 3RD PRINTINGS IN ORIGINAL DJ SELLING FOR $3,000+, THIS BOOK WITH THE FIRST "NEW" ARTWORK IS A BARGAIN. Book appears unread with no creased page corners, no foxing to pages or endpapers or to outer page edges, slight age darkening/dusting to outer page edges, no former owner's markings or used book store stamps/stickers inside, no scotch tape residue marks or other discolorations to endpapers, no internal hinge splitting, no wear to board edges, corners or spine tips, no spine lean, no bumped board corners, no soiling or markings to boards, nice lettering on spine and front board with no oxidation and no wear (common defect with this book). Dust Jacket has no chipping, tearing or creasing, wear to spine tips with tiny bit of paper loss, hint of wear to front flap crease, no edge wear, slight spine sun darkening, hint of color wear to left/right on spine, no age yellowing to DJ (another common defect because of light colors), slight dust soiling/age yellowing to panels, soiling rub mark to right edge on rear panel otherwise no soiling or staining, no dust soiling to front panel or spine, no age marks or spotting to DJ front panel/spine/rear panel, no scotch tape residue marks to edges of flaps. Overall a FINE-/N-FINE book in VG+ condition dust jacket (not price clipped) of an Ian Fleming U.K. 1957 printing hardcover book. I have a number of other U.S. and U.K. Ian Fleming James Bond 1st printing hardcover appearances up for sale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Jungle Song

      Bankok: (Frederic Prokosch). 1957. First. First edition. Batik self-wrappers with gold foil label. 12mo. Fine. One of 44 copies, this copy letter "C" is one of ten lettered copies in browned patterned paper. Inscribed by the author on the front fly with a Christmas greeting. In original mailing envelope hand-addressed by Prokosch (on which an old ink bookseller's description and price appears). A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books". Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions", which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture the butterfly books. Additionally he reprinted some of the books between 1978-1980, but the provenance of this book, and the owner's notes that accompany the book indicate that it was obtained in the 1950s. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. OCLC locates five copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Picasso For Vollard

      New York: Harry N. Abrams First American Edition 1957 - Black & White illustrations. One hundred etchings by Pablo Picasso created between 1930 and 1937 published by famous French art dealer and publisher Ambroise Vollard. Folio. Black cloth with white spine title and pictorial on front board of Picasso's etching: "Nude and Tambouraine Player" from 1934. Very good condition. Very good acetate dust jacket with gold title, except for a chip to the upper right corner of the front panel (this shows some tape repair) and a small closed split to the upper left of the back panel of the jacket. Weight is 3 lbs. Postage extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1957. Octavo,. cloth.. Former owner's stamp to bottom edge of text block, several wrinkles. to cloth at lower edge of spine panel, lower corner tips rubbed, some. light soiling to rear cover, a very good copy in very good dust. jacket with light wear at head and tail of the spine panel and corner. tips, some rubbing along front spine fold, several small nicks and. abrasions to lower edge of spine panel, and light dust soiling to. rear panel. (#89127). First edition. Signed by Bradbury. "A bucolic evocation of Bradbury's youth through rose- colored glasses. Though not strictly fantastic, this poetic blend of nostalgia and ever-so-slightly macabre happenings defines the author's view of the past as a country of the bizarre and the wonderful, and is central to Bradbury's fantasy world." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A- 44. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 19.

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        CAT IN THE HAT

      - SEUSS,DR. THE CAT IN THE HAT. NY:Random Hse. (1957). 8vo, flat paper over boards (not glazed paper), 61p., spine extrems and tips worn else VG in dust wrapper. 1st edition of Seuss's first reader, first state of the book in second state dust wrapper issued with no printed price at all. The original price of this book was the cause of considerable confusion and from our research, the sequence appears to be as follows: The first reader was originally published at $2.00. It was so successful that the publisher decided to make a series of beginning readers. They planned to bind the books in glazed paper instead of flat paper. Before the next title was ready, they used the remaining sheets of the first printing and bound them using the remaining flat paper for the cover. Unsure about how to price the series, they printed additional dust wrappers identical to those on the first printing except these had no price at all. When the second title in the Beginner Book series came out, the cover was glazed paper and the Cat In The Hat folllowed suit. The price of 195/195 was settled on and then the wrapper text and book covers were changed completely to reflect the series. Therefore, it is safe to assume that all copies of the Cat in the Hat bound in flat paper are first states. Those with 200/200 price on the dust wrappers are first states of both the book and the dust wrapper. Those copies in flat paper with no printed price at all on the wrapper (the copy offered here) are first states of the book in second state dust wrappers. The importance of this book cannot be overstated. Illustrated in bright color throughout. The importance of this book cannot be overstated. In addition to becoming a household name, the Cat In The Hat is extremely important in the history of education and children's literature. At the same time that it was amusing, it was bringing the basic concepts of reading to tens of thousands of little children who were learning without being "taught". It was a marked departure from the boring Dick and Jane type reader. The challenge of writing an entire book using only 220 different words and making the book enjoyable was enormous. Teachers began to use this book in their classrooms and it was not long before the Cat In The Hat became an American icon. Younger / Hirsch 7.2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House, 1957. State: This is variant 3 with shiny, glazed paper boards & "195/195" on DJ front flap, 61 pages. Moderate wear along edges - mainly spine & corners, name on front paste down marked out, FFEP soiled/foxed along fore edge, rear eps soiled//foxed along edges, gift inscription on top margin copyright page, light spotty discoloration shows on white areas of rear panel. DJ worn with small chips at spine/corners, fine creases, moderate spotty discoloration shows on white of rear panel. The dust jacket on this book has been protected with an archival quality cover. Book comes with custom made clamshell box .. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/Good.

      [Bookseller: The Bookbums at Ish Kabibble Books]
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        How the Grinch Stole Christmas

      New York: Random House, 1957 - SEUSS, DR. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS. NY:Random House (1957). 4to, glazed pict. bds, Fine in sl. worn dw. First ed. based on price and ads. Wonderful illustrations by Seuss. Nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Jungle Song

      Bankok: (Frederic Prokosch). 1957. First. First edition. Batik self-wrappers with gold foil label. 12mo. Fine. One of 44 copies, this copy letter "C" is one of ten lettered copies in browned patterned paper. Inscribed by the author on the front fly with a Christmas greeting. In original mailing envelope hand-addressed by Prokosch (on which an old ink bookseller's description and price appears). A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books". Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions", which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture the butterfly books. Additionally he reprinted some of the books between 1978-1980, but the provenance of this book, and the owner's notes that accompany the book indicate that it was obtained in the 1950s. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. OCLC locates five copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        9 eigenh. Briefe mit U. und 1 eh. Postkarte mit U.

      Murnau, 3. III. 1950 bis 7. III. 1957. - 22 SS. Meist folio und die Karte. Gelocht. An den Kunsthändler Alex Vömel in Düsseldorf wegen Ausstellungen ihrer Werke. „[.] Soeben bekomme ich überraschend nett einen Brief von Herrn u. Frau Vogts. Sie kennen Frau Vogts von früher als Frau Dr. Walter Cohen. Er, der Regierungsrat hat in Basel mich auf der Ausstell[ un]g ‘Der Bl[aue] Reiter’ wiederentdeckt u. beide fragen interessiert [.] nach dem Verbleib des Bildnisses, das ich 1932 von Fr. C. malte. Die beiden werden verblüfft sein, wenn ich Ihnen jetzt meinen Katalog schicke, in dem das Bild steht, u. wenn sie erfahren, daß es gerade jetzt in ihrer alten Stadt ausgestellt ist. Sie wollen das Bild gern erwerben [.]" (3. III. 1950). - „[.] Es war sehr schade, daß die ‘Straße in’s Gebirge’ auch bei der Ausstellung in Krefeld gefehlt hat. Wir hatten doch verabredet, daß das Bild dorthin käme u. Sie hatten es dort auch schon angekündigt. Was können es für Schwierigkeiten gewesen sein, daß es schliesslich doch nicht abgegangen ist? Der Verkauf ist nicht zustande gekommen, u. wie ich aus Aachen höre, hat der Interessent die Kaufabsicht aufgegeben [.]" (29. VII. 1950). – „[.] Holzschnitte von den Nabis haben wir nicht, wohl aber einige von Kandinsky, von denen wir aber nichts zu veräußern beabsichtigten. Immerhin wäre es interessant zu erfahren, wie hoch solche vorabstrakten Arbeiten bewertet werden [.]" (10. VI. 1951). - „[.] Ich habe jetzt viele Bilder in meiner Kollektion, die nach der Münchner Ausstellung soeben auf weitere Turnee geht, u. habe verschiedene Bilder auf andren Ausstellungen, so daß mein disponibler Vorrat schon knapper wird. Trotzdem kann ich Ihnen ein paar voll repräsentable Bilder schicken: 1. Mädchen mit Zöpfen, 1909 / 2. Sie und Weiher, 1932 / 3. Heiteres Blumenbild, 1949. 4. Rosa Zinerarie 1952 [.]" (3. VII. 1952). - „[.] Wenn Sie nichts verkauft haben, will ich Ihnen gern eine Zuwendung machen, u. bin damit einverstanden, daß Sie den ‘Brunnen in Stockholm’ bekommen [.]" (7. III. 1957). - Beiliegend ein gedrucktes Billett mit U.; Dank für Glückwünsche zu ihrem 80. Geburtstag (ebenfalls gelocht).

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        PALATINA - 1957-1966 tutto il pubblicato (con importanti scritti di PIER PAOLO PASOLINI, C.E. GADDA, ANTONIO DELFINI), Parma, La Nazionale, 1957

      - cm.17 x cm.23,5 , br., pp.100-120 per fasc.- tutti in ottime condizioni con le copertine conservate. Rivista trimestrale di lettere ed arti, diretta dal grande critico Roberto Tassi, aveva nella redazione nomi come Attilio Bertolucci , Gian Carlo Artoni, Giorgio Cusatelli , Francesco Squarcia e Giuseppe Tonna, poi in seguito anche Gian Carlo Conti e Mario Lavagetto. La splendida rivista è una autorevole prova di come sia sottile il confine tra letteratura ed arte, specialmente a questi livelli ! .Il periodico apri' in modo illuminato ad altri scrittori e letterati come Delfini, Pasolini, D'Arzo, Gadda, Banti, Sereni, Citati e tantissimi altri, senza trascurare stranieri come Leo Spitzer, Michel Butor, Jean Starobinski ecc., divenendo un sicuro punto di riferimento per la cultura italiana degli anni 60. Per anni è stata, indebitamente, considerata una rivista a carattere locale, ma il tempo ha reso giustizia. Dal Fac.n. 1 del genn - marzo 1957 al fasc. n. 33 del genn-marzo 1966- In tutto sono 29 fascicoli perchè alcuni sono a numerazione doppia.

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Achter glas.

      Amsterdam, Uitgeverij v/h C. de Boer Jr., 1957 - Amsterdam, Uitgeverij v/h C. de Boer Jr., 1957. Gilt lettered cloth-covered boards (hardcover) with photo-pictorial dustjacket, 29,8 x 24,2 cms., (96) pp., throughout illustrated (84 photogravures), two reproductions of colour linocuts executed by Georgette Apol, accompanying text in Dutch, photo-illustrated endpapers. A repaired tear in dustjacket covering back-panel, upper part of dustjacket chipped on front-panel, few very small tears and a very small portion lacking in d/j covering spine. Book as well as d/j generally in nice condition. Ask for detailed information/photos. SEE ILLUSTRATION. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Luiscius Books]
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      New York: Simon and Schuster,. 1957. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. Text paper tanned, a very good plus copy in about near fine dust. jacket with a touch of shelf wear and rubbing at edges. (#126391). First edition. Signed inscription by Browne to a mystery bookseller; "For - - / whom I tolerate only because / he's a bookseller / Howard Browne / 4 /16 / 88." Signed again on the title page by Browne. A short typed note dated 1982 from Browne declining an invitation to BoucherCon and saying he is working on a new book, PORK CITY (published by St. Martin's Press in 1988) is laid in. The next to last Paul Pine novel, this one published under his own name, thought by some the best of the series. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights: The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 96- 7. Pederson (ed), St. James Guide to Crime & Mystery Writers (4th edition), pp. 116-17.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Taste of Ashes

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1957. First. First edition. Pages browned, as always, else near fine in a very good dustwrapper with a couple of small nicks and tears. Inscribed by the author: "For Tom and Juanita. Best always, Howard." The recipient was Thomas Wakefield Blackburn, an author of western novels, and a writer for both film and television (Sugarfoot, Maverick, The Virginian, Daniel Boone, and Davy Crockett among others). Hardboiled detective Paul Pine is called upon to save an old lady from a blackmailer. Fourth and final Paul Pine mystery written by the author using his real name (he wrote three other Pine mysteries as John Evans) and considered by many to be in a class with Raymond Chandler's later works. Very scarce signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dali on Modern Art [Inscribed by Dali]

      NY: Dial Press, 1957. Paperback. Very good. First Edition. Near fine hardback in a near fine and much nicer than usually seen example of the jacket. Elaborately inscribed on the half title with a small sketch of two people(?) drawn on the facing blank. Possibly a review copy as the publisher's name is stamped in ink on the bottom of the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Humphrey Bogart

      Los Angeles: The Seiler Press. 1957. First. First edition. 12mo. Tipped-in frontispiece portrait of Bogart. Fine, issued without dustwrapper. Text of Huston's eulogy for Bogart, read at the Memorial Services in Beverly Hills, January 17, 1957. Huston collaborated with Bogart on several notable films including the classics The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Key Largo, and The African Queen. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ENCOUNTER (Magazine). May 1957 - May 1986,

      London.: Encounter Ltd., 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.... Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books & Stamps]
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        Designing Woman (Original poster)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Beverly Hills, CA 1957 - American one sheet film poster for the witty 1950s romantic comedy, "Designing Woman," directed by Vincente Minnelli, written for the screen by George Wells, and starring Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall. Style B, with striking original illustration of Bacall and Peck by Kapulick. Folded, 27 x 41 inches (105 x 89 centimeters). Fine condition, with only a couple of tiny pinholes at the corners to note.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Signed Check Payable to Empire Office Furniture Company

      New York. Very Good. 1957. First. Typescript. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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        Kwartalnik geologiczny = [Geological quarterly] TOM 1: No. 2 (1957) // TOM 3: No. 2 (1959) // TOM 5: No. 3 (1961) // TOM 6 No. 1-4 (1962) // TOM 7 No. 1-4 (1963) //TOM 8 No. 1-4 (1964) //TOM 9 No. 1-4 (1965) // TOM 10 No. 1-4 (1966) // TOM 15 No. 1-4 (1971) //TOM 16 No. 3, 4 (1972) //

      Wydawn Geologiczne 1957-1972, Warszawa - original Broschuren, gr.-8°, Bibliothekstempel / bibliotheekstempel / cachet de bibliothèque / librarystamp; Einzelbände ggf. Einzelhefte auf Anfrage pl 14000 Buch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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      1957 - broché in-quarto à l'italienne (paperback oblong in-quarto), dos crème légèrement abîmé (white spine - lightly damaged), première de couverture rempliée - très légèrement défraîchie - ornée d'une petite illustration en couleurs par (front cover - very lightly faded - illustrated in colours by) Jacques Nathan, tranches lisses (smooth edges), illustrations in et hors-texte - en couleurs et en noir - réalisées avec des Encres Lorilleux - de Albert Brenet - Marin-Marie - Mathurin Méheut (bandeaux et culs-de-lampes - headpieces and tailpieces), 308 pages, 1957 à Nantes Edité par l'Imprimerie Moderne Beuchet et Vanden Brugge, édition originale (original edition), bon état ( good condition) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Guimard]
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        Medicine and the Navy 1200-1900. Introduction by Sir Henry Dale. NEAR FINE SET IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Livingstone, 1957[-1963]. 4 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 3 frontispiece and numerous plates and charts (a number folding), neat signature on front free endpapers, faint tape marks on free endpapers of two volumes; navy cloth, backstrips blocked and lettered in gilt and red, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper, the wrappers sunned as usual at backstrips. Vol. I: 1200-1649; Vol. II: 1649-1714; Vo1. III: 1714-1815; Vol. IV: 1815-1900. Lovely set of the standard reference. COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. . Catalogs: naval: to 1914.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        El Fantasma.

      Sociedad de Bibliofilos Argentinos (1957), Buenos Aires - 66 pp. 4to. Loose quires in printed wrappers within blue paper-covered board portfolio and with original blue slip case. Illus. with 4 lithographs and 2 in text drawings. Frontis lithograph signed by the illustrator. No. 6 of 92 numbered copies (of a run of 100) printed on Charter Eggshell paper by Francisco A. Colombo. Raúl Veroni (1913-1992), Argentine artist and printer, illustrated a large number of books, especially works of poetry. Jorge Roberto Payró (1867-1928) was an Argentine writer and journalist who wrote this story, The Ghost, under a pseudonym, Pago Chico. Colombo Fine Printing 270. Colombo: L'art du livre 265. A fine copy in original glassine covered wrappers in a fine portfolio, in lightly rubbed slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        If All Men Were Beggars

      London: MacGibbon & Kee. 1957. First. First English edition. Translated by P.D. Cummins. Top corners bumped, else very good in near fine dustwrapper with a little age-toning, and a couple small nicks and tears. Author's fourth book, like the first three, set among the lowly of Egypt. Very nicely Inscribed by the author in French to American expatriate author James Jones and his wife Gloria. Although Cossery did a limited and signed edition of another title in 1981, we have never seen an inscribed copy of one of his books, let alone with such a nice association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House, 1957 First edition, first printing. Publisher's green cloth, with the author's initials stamped to the front board in gilt, spine stamped in black and gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by George Salter, with an illustration of a train track and railway underpass to the front panel, lettered in white and pink, photograph of the author by Phyllis Cerf to the rear panel. Fine book; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, bright and unfaded spine, tiny nick to the front hinge, fresh panels. A superb copy. Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand's fourth and last novel, and it is also her longest book. Set in a fictional dystopian future, Atlas Shrugged paints a picture of what the United States would look like if its best skilled workers, in refusal of being taxed, simply stopped doing their jobs. The title comes from the mythological figure of the Titans named Atlas, who was charged by the gods to hold up the sky and is often depicted as carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders. Of all Rand's novels, Atlas Shrugged is the most infused with her personal philosophical system called Objectivism, which she would later outline in her 1961 For the New Intellectual.. Illus. by Salter, George. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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      Putnam 1957 - Authors first book; boldly signed by Beaumont on front free end paper. Barest trace of wear to about 1" at bottom edge of fragile paper covered boards else FINE in FINE dust jacket. Books signed by Beaumont are rarely encountered. Digital pics of any of our books available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas J. Certo]
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        Sun and Shadow

      Kenneth J Carpenter: Quenian Press, Berkeley 1957 - One of about ninety copies (the limitation unstated) of this delicate chapbook, the first separate edition of a story that had earlier appeared in THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN (1953). SUN AND SHADOW was the first consciously artistic treatment of Bradbury's work by a small press. Yet, intended in the spirit of ephemera (a gift "for members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco and other friends"), it steers clear of the stale sense of "manufactured rarity" that hangs around many of Bradbury's later limited editions, which often seem to be limited just for the sake of being so. The soft paper wraps are slightly rumpled; still near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Miglore]
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        Atlas Shrugged (First Edition | Dust Jacket)

      Random House, New York 1957 - FIRST EDITION, first printing, 8vo. With priced clipped DJ, with 10/57 on front flap and back flap with the address of the publisher that reads: "Random House, Inc. 457 Madison Avenue, New York 22, New York". Blue-green topstain, cream colored endpapers. Pagination to 1168, blank page, and two pages of text 'About the Author'. Previous owner's name stamped in ink on first page, priced clipped DJ. DH with wear, small tears and losses. Overall an EXCELLENT book in an VERY GOOD brodart protected dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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