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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]

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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.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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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

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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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. .

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

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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.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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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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        Black Orpheus. A Journal of African and Afro-American Literature. (Edited by Ulli Beier and Janheinz Jahn). Heft I - VI (von 22). Ibdan 1957 - 1959. Mit einigen Tafeln und einigen Textabb. (teils in Original-Siebdruck). OKart. (Gebrssprn.).

      (Ibadan, Ministery of Education, 1957 - 1959.. Heft 1 - 6 (von 22) Mit einigen Abb. im Text und auf Tafeln (teils in Original-Siebdrucken). Kl.-4°. OKart. mit Decklillustrationen in Original-Siebdruck (gebräunt, Gebrssprn.).. Die ersten sechs sehr seltenen Hefte dieser wichtigen Zeitschrift zur afrikanischen Literatur. - "Horst Ulrich Beier, known as Ulli Beier (1922 - 2011), was a German Jewish editor, writer and scholar, who had a pioneering role in developing literature, drama and poetry in Nigeria, as well as literature, drama and poetry in Papua New Guinea. ... In 1957 he founded the magazine Black Orpheus. Its name was inspired by "Orphee Noir", an essay that he had read by the French intellectual Jean-Paul Sartre. The first African literary journal in English, it quickly became the leading venue for publishing contemporary Nigerian authors. It became known for its innovative works and literary excellence, and was widely acclaimed" (Wikepedia vom 12/11/2014). - "The development of Nigerian literature owed much to two related centres in Ibadan. The journal Black Orpheus, founded in 1957 with Ulli Beier and Janheinz Jahn as its first coeditors, took its name from Jean-Paul Sartre's famous 'Orphee noir' (1948), the introduction to Senghor's anthology, and from Jahn's anthology, Schwarzer Orpheus (1954). Inspired by Presence Africaine and the First Congress of African Writers (Paris, 1956), Black Orpheus published the earliest efforts of African writers in English to find a literary mode of expression" (Encyclopedia Britannica). - Papierbedingt etw. gebräunt, vereinzelt leicht fleckig

      [Bookseller: Matthäus Truppe Buchhandlung & Antiquari]
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        The Town

      Random House, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Signed by Author(s)Size: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, First state with duplication of line 8 again on line 10-page 327. No date present on dust jacket, Book

      [Bookseller: brooklyn books]
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        Seventy Original Fashion Drawings

      [circa 1957?]. Original artwork. Measuring approximately 7" x 10". Goauche on stiff paper. Fine. A collection of 70 full-color drawings of women's summer apparel and swim wear from an unknown 1950s fashion designer likely used for either reference during production or for use in a fashion catalog. The majority of the images consist of the sketched outlines of women with their garments painted in gauche; most in great detail with stripes, fabric textures, and the popular step-and-repeat motifs of the times, such as sail boats, flowers, fish, etc. The clothing styles and one particular design featuring flags suggest a European fashion house, possibly in Austria or Monaco. A number of the drawings include background details, some in color, and one example is fully painted. Of additional note are an illustration of a woman modeling an early bikini and another showing a man in a two-piece swimsuit. All the paintings are skillfully done, though a slight variation in style suggests they may have been created by more than one artist. A beautiful collection of original, full-color fashion illustrations from mid-20th Century Europe. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE HUNGER AND OTHER STORIES

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons,. [1957]. Octavo,. boards.. Boards rubbed at spine ends, a near fine copy in good plus dust. jacket with some wear at edges and several associated short tears and. some foxing, mostly internal, but with some show through at top and. bottom edges of flaps and rear panel. (#128638). First edition. The author's first book. Collects seventeen stories, of which eight are printed here for the first time. Classic collection by one of the major contributors to "The Twilight Zone" TV series. Inscribed by Beaumont on the front free endpaper: "For Bill Froug -- / Here's to softened / lines, pure exposition, / and devious dialogue! / Chuck Beaumont." Beaumont wrote for most of the episodic television shows in the early to mid 1960s, but "The Twilight Zone" was clearly his favorite, with 22 scripts. Similarly, Bill Froug was an active producer on many shows in the early '60s, but had a particularly strong connection to "The Twilight Zone," producing, by coincidence, 22 shows. The two would work together on two episodes: "Queen of the Nile" (6 March 1964) and "Number 12 Looks Just Like You" (24 January 1964). A remarkable association copy, acquiring special poignance through Beaumont's early death at age 38, just ten years after the publication of this book. Includes "The Crooked Man," a "dystopia of homosexual dominance." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 257. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 110. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 27. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-12. King list, p. 389. Winter list, p. 268. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-27.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Mystic Masseur

      Andre Deutsch 1957 - London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. First U.K. Edition ("First Published 1957" on copyright page, no mention of later impressions, toffee brown publisher's cloth, gilt lettering on spine, jacket design by Robert Micklewright). Book near fine, tiny bookstore stamp on front paste-down. DJ very good, price-clipped, water-stained at back and rear flap. Comes in specially made custom cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        KNOCK AND WAIT A WHILE.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957. - First edition. Author's first book. The Mystery Writers of America winner of the Edgar Award for the Best First Novel. Fine, bright, tight copy in a price-clipped dust jacket, lightly rubbed and with some light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners. A superb espionage novel set during the Cold War. A U.S. Intelligence Case Officer arrives in Frankfort, Germany on his way to one assignment and is drawn inescapably in another direction into a net of personal involvement, clandestine operations, international cunning and violence that he wants no part of. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        TEN COMMON PITFALLS RM - 1937 ASTIA DOCUMENT NUMBER AD 133035 : THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

      Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Very Good in wrappers. Owner name and underlining throughout, 1 inch tear to rear panel. A scarce item. Mr. Kahn became one of three historical inspirations for the title character of Stanley Kubrick's classic black comedy film Dr. Strangelove. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN VERSES BEING 'WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG' AND 'NOW WE ARE SIX' WITH A PREFACE FOR PARENTS

      London: Methuen, (1957). Reprint. Hardcover. Small nick at top of front joint and an area of mild sunning to top of front board. Close to Fine in a beautiful binding. E. H. Shepard. Octavo (5- 1/2" x 7-7/8") bound in full polished blue calf leather with double gilt-ruled borders on both covers with a central gilt-embossed depiction of Christopher Robin carrying a fishing rod on the front cover, a gilt-decorated spine with gilt floral devices, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, and green and burgundy gilt-lettered morocco spine labels; all edges gilt; xi, 212 pages. With twelve plates in color and text decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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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. Bookplate of Gareth M. Gordon to front free endpaper. Extremities gently rubbed. Otherwise a fine copy in an excellent jacket with sunned spine panel and a few small nick to extremities. First edition, in the first issue dust jacket with the advertisement for The Cat in the Hat on the back and the list of fourteen books by the author on the rear flap.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Haggadah

      MASSADAH AND ALUMOTH, JERUSALEM, RAMAT-GAN AND TEL AVIV 1957 - Colored illustrations.Tight binding. No bookplate. No markings. The silver metal covers feature some wonderful bas relief details on both covers. Turquiose jewel on the back cover. The book's text is in both Hebrew and English. Small tears and creased on front and back free endpage. DATE PUBLISHED: 1957 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Johanna. Original-Radierung.

      1957 - 1957. Bildgrösse: 59x42 cm. Unten rechts signiert. In Glasrahmen 80x58 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Groom's Dream

      [Northampton, Massachusetts: Grecourt Review,, 1957]. Octavo. Original white wrappers. An excellent copy. First edition, sole printing, of the poem that would be retitled "A Dream of Horses" in the collection Lupercal. This is one of a small number of copies off-printed from the Grecourt Review for the use of the publisher and author. Sagar & Tabor write that "The Grecourt Review, like many other periodicals, provided contributors with offprints... They are identical with the magazine texts and of no bibliographical interest". We disagree.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        You Don't Have to Die - The Amazing Story of the Hoxsey Cancer Treatment

      New York Milestone 1957. 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. Second Printing Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; Second Printing. Good

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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