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        The Dai Vernon Book of Magic, Etc. with Illustrations, Including Portraits. Photographs by George Bartlett

      London: Harry Stanley [C. 1957] 0 - Description: 239 p. Ill. Signed by Dai Vernon. Subjects: Magic tricks. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 239 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        IBM 305 & 360 RAMAC. Random access memory accounting

      London: IBM, 1957. First Hard Drive System IBM. IBM 305 & 360 RAMAC. Random access memory accounting. 7, [1]pp., including wrappers. Text illustrations. London: IBM United Kingdom Ltd., [1957]. Original printed self-wrappers. Fine copy. First Edition. IBM’s RAMAC (Random Access Memory Accounting) was the first hard-drive system, and the IBM 305 RAMAC, introduced in September 1956, was the first commercial computer to use a moving-head hard disk drive for secondary storage of information. A RAMAC unit was also added to IBM’s popular 650 computer, which had begun manufacture three years earlier. Each RAMAC unit contained 50 24-inch disks and could store five megabytes of information; it weighed over a ton and took up 1.5 square meters (16 square feet) of space. The RAMAC greatly increased the speed of data access and eliminated the need for sorting and batch processing of information, thus allowing businesses to approach “real time” accounting and administration. The present brochure reprints an article titled “Continuous data processing in business administration,” which had originally appeared in the January 1957 issue of Automation Progress. The brochure was issued by the British branch of IBM.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com ]
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        Profiles in Courage

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Kennedy's third and finest book, the winner of the Pulitzer prize for biography in 1957. Kennedy wrote the book during his freshman term in the Senate in 1954 and 1955 while recovering from back surgery. Kennedy identifies eight acts of political bravery and integrity by American Senators, including John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, and Sam Houston. True first printing, with "M-E" on copyright page. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine, dust jacket with only a hint of fading to spine (much less than usual), some light soiling and a little edgewear. An exceptionally good copy of a first edition that is notoriously difficult to find in collectible condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Wang Haibo Collection(Chinese Edition) WANG HAI BO WEN JI

      Economic Management Publishing House Pub. Date :2011-6-1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Publisher: Economic Management Publishing House Pub. Date :2011-6-1. This anthology is the summer solstice in 1957 from the authors of papers published in the spring of 2011. and monographs in the collection of selected and made. Include: economic recovery period of the industrial economy. the socialist transformation of the period of the industrial economy. Great Leap Forward period of the industrial economy. Contents: Wang Haibo Collected Works Volume II socialism Chapter of mental and phys... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        CASE OF THE DARING DECOY (Intimately Inscribed)

      New York: William Morrow, 1957. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE DARING DECOY. New York: William Morrow, (1957). First Edition. A FINE bright copy (on small stain to the top edge) in a NEAR FINE priced dust jacket (small chip to the bottom tip of the spine panel). Exceptional INSCRIPTION by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Tee Rose/ Who writes such perfect prose and has such a wonderful mind. From one who loves you very much. Yours, Erle." Underneath this, he has signed his full name "Erle Stanley Gardner/Sept 1957." Not much is known of the recipient as yet, other than she did write a story for Argosy Magazine in the late 1940s that appeared in the same issue as one of Gardner's. Erle Stanley Gardner occasionally signed copies of his books for friends and people he worked with but rarely did he inscribe a book so intimately. See our other copies from the same primary source by using key words Tee Rose. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Charles Lofgren.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        L'exil et le royaume.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1957.. In-12, demi-maroquin bordeaux a grands coins, dos a 5 nerfs, couverture et dos conserves, 232 p., (3) f. de table et acheve d'imprimer. Edition originale. Un des 210 exemplaires numerotes sur velin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre, celui-ci n°70, deuxieme grand papier apres 45 velin de Hollande. La derniere oeuvre de Camus, recueil de six nouvelles, qui marquent, apres une periode de crise, un profond renouvellement de la creation romanesque chez l'auteur. Tres bon exemplaire, tres frais, parfaitement preserve sans rousseurs. Couverture et dos conserves..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel]
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        I BLOW MY OWN HORN

      Garden City: Doubleday, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. Very good-plus in a like jacket. 8vo. Black cloth. In original illustrated dust jacket. Unclipped. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, in the year of publication, to half-title page: "Hon. James Douglas: / I am happy to autograph / this book, because it contains / a brief account of one of the / finest gentlemen in the Motion / Picture Industry - my good friend / Merian C. Cooper. / Sincerely / Jesse L. Lasky / H'wood Aug 12/57." Jacket lighly rubbed at corners. Mild wear to cloth. A few instances of marginalia. Overall clean, sound. Scarce, incsribed copy of the autobiography of Jesse L Lasky, one of the founders of Paramount Pictures and a profoundly important figure in American film. "Pages 188-189." also written to half-title page in ink, in a different hand than Lasky's, noting the section on Merian C. Cooper referred to in the inscription.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET, Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea

      London: Faber and Faber. 1957 -1960. First editions, first printings. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in volume one. Original cloth, in dustwrappers. All four volumes are in excellent near fine condition, without previous owner?'s inscriptions but with light spotting to the text block edges. Complete with their near fine correct first issue lightly rubbed and faded dustwrappers. Justine also retains with the scarce publisher?'s wraparound band. A beautiful set of first editions. Justine inscribed by the author in black ink on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House 1957 - The true first edition, first printing, with all first issue points, including the 200/200 price on the front flap of the dust jacket, the unlaminated matte boards, the single signature of the book block (later printings had laminated boards and multiple signatures). Very good in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        The Divine and the Decay SIGNED & INSCRIBED to Stuart Holroyd

      MacGibbon & Kee, . 1957 - 1st edition 1st impression, 1957, Fine copy in the original cloth, D.J spine a little rubbed with tinynicks at ends, inscribed by the author to his friend an artist Zsuzsi and su=igned "Bill" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ghana The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah

      NY: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1957. Book. Illus. by With Photos. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Owner's bookplate on copyright page, two offset tape marks on half title page..

      [Bookseller: Brooklyn Books]
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        Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861 (5 volumes in 6)

      The Institute of Historical Cartography 1957-63, San Fransisco - Quarter green cloth over straw buckram boards with gilt titles on spine, very light rubbing around spine ends, upper board of vol.4 with small mark to cloth, internally clean and bright, illustrated with over 350 maps. A very good set of this important work which was produced in an edition of 1000 sets. Very heavy item, will incur additional shipping costs for international delivery. , Folio 13" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The short Reign of Pippin IV

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1957. A Fabrication. Octavo. Original yellow cloth-backed orange boards, spine lettered in bronze, boards patterned in blind, top edge orange. With the dust jacket. Illustrations in the text by William Péne du Bois. Spine slightly faded; an excellent copy in the jacket with faded spine and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Steinbeck in nonsense French: "For Georgio, Luis ait que Le Roi c'est morte?" together with a subsequent gift inscription from Georgio to another friend.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Face of the World An International Scrapbook of People and Places

      London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson,, 1957. Quarto. Original black cloth-backed blue and white cloth, spine lettered gilt, boards ruled in gilt, text printed on multi-coloured paper. Photographic illustrations throughout. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and faded, boards slightly bowed, internally fine; a very good copy. Signed limited edition, this is number 39 of an unspecified edition thus bound, signed by Cecil Beaton. The limitation cannot have been high, perhaps 150 copies. We have not seen any copies numbered higher than 100. Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        All That Fall

      New York: Grove Press,, 1957. Octavo. Original grey patterned boards, brown cloth backstrip, titles to spine and backstrip gilt, small two-tone circle vignette to front board. Very faint brown mark to rear board. An excellent copy. All That Fall was first published in three editions: a hard bound edition, a special edition of 25 numbered copies signed by the author and a specially bound limited edition of 100 numbered copies. The present volume belongs to this last group and is marked as copy number 13.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Erinnerungen an Ernst Kreidolf.

      - (München, Selbstverlag 1957). 32,5 : 24,3 cm. 4 unn. Bl., lithogr. Titelillustration in Grün, Porträt (Selbstbildnis 1942), mont. Faksimile-Tafel (erster Radierversuch Kreidolfs) u. 1 Orig.-Radierung von Ernst Kreidolf (Dankkarte vom 9/II 1953, in der Platte datiert u. signiert, die zweite und zugleich letzte Radierung Kreidolfs). Orig.-Pappband mit Japanpapier-Bezug u. Wiederholung der lithogr. Titelillustration in Grün. "Diese Privatausgabe wurde für die Verehrer von Ernst Kreidolf in einer Auflage von 30 Exemplaren hergestellt". Dieses Ex. ohne Numerierung, wohl für den Verfasser. – Beiliegt die erste Original-Radierung Kreidolfs mit handschr. Signatur u. Widmung, datiert 1915. Es handelt sich dabei um den ersten Radierversuch Kreidolfs mit der Widmung an Heinrich Graf, der ihn während des Kriegswinters 1915 in das Technische der Kaltnadelradierung eingeführt hatte. Wie H.Graf selbst in dieser Gedenkveröffentlichung erzählt: „.gibt es von der ersten Originalradierung.bestimmt nicht mehr als 3 gute Drucke. Einen davon signierte und widmete er mir. Das Blatt stellt eine kleine Königstochter in einer Landschaft dar, die von einem Jungen einen Blumenstrauss in Empfang nimmt, im Hintergrund sind ein paar kahle Bäume und 3 Rehe. Am Rande ritzte er einige Remarquen ein und in das Bild setzte er sein Zeichen EK." – Die beiliegende Radierung im äussersten Rand gebräunt, sonst von guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Citizen of the Galaxy

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on the copyright page. In Near Fine condition, in a Near Fine dust jacket with price of $2.95 intact. Light edge wear to cloth, with small ding to bottom edge of front board, light reading creases to the back strip. Faint mottling to cloth at rear. A few tiny stains to the edge of the page block. The dust jacket shows faint edge wear, faint crimping and faint sunning to the spine, as well as tape ghosts and a previous owner address stamp to the front flap. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Medicine and the Navy 1200-1900. Introduction by Sir Henry Dale. NEAR FINE SET IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Livingstone -1963 1957 - 4 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with 3 frontispiece and numerous plates and charts (a number folding); 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        British nucleonic Instruments,

      Selbstverlag, 1957 - 175 Seiten In englischer Sprache,gebunden in rotem Leinen,mit sehr zahlreichen Abb. alles gut erhalten.Katalog mit Produkten der folgenden Firmen:Baldwin Instrument CO.LTD;Ekco Electronics LTD;Isotope Developments Limited;Nuclear Engineering LTD;20th Century Electronics Limited and many others. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Herr Klaus Boettcher]
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        Slave Ship

      Ballantine Books, New York 1957 - First edition. Boards and endpapers foxed, thus very good in very good plus dustwrapper with modest soiling and tiny tears. Futuristic novel about computers and warfare. A very scarce Ballantine hardcover. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Blind Owl (INSCRIBED by Henry Miller to fourth wife Eve McClure)

      London: John Calder, 1957. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good copy in worn dust jacket with loss at extemities.. Octavo; 134 pages. Inscribed "To/Eve/from/Henry/Berlin/10/24/62" (their divorce had just become final that June). McClure used the verso of ffep and half title to schedule and make her gift and 'to-do' lists for Christmas week, 1962, which include her sister Louise, Miller's sister Lauretta and children Barbara, Val and Tone (sic) as well as many of the couple's Big Sur and Carmel friends and associates, reminding herself to 'Finish moving out old studio,' ''Wash H.M. studio window - make up beds,' etc. Miller was taken with Iranian Hedayat's cult classic 'The Blind Owl' and was convinced a movie should be made of it ('I never stop talking about Hedayat's book, and certainly not with cinema people...' - from a 1964 letter in which he urged Hedayat's French publisher Jose Corti to reissue it in softcover). A fascinating - personal - glimpse of the Partington Ridge world Miller himself later described thus: 'It's almost as if, in quitting Big Sur, I walked out of my true paradise - and now, like the hero of "Lost Horizon," I am fucked!'.

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        On the Road

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1957. Octavo. Original black boards, spine and front board lettered in white, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, internally fine; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Iconographie de l'art chretien (3 tomes. cpl. in 6/ 3 Bände KOMPLETT in 6) - Tome I: Introduction generale/ Tome II/ 1: Iconographie de la Bible: Ancien Testament/ Tome II/ 2: Iconographie de la Bible: Nouveau Testament/ Tome III/ 1 - 3: Iconographie des Saints A - Z, Repertoires.

      1957 - 1974.. Reprint en partie (Tome I/ et II/ 1) Kraus Reprint; gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; folienkaschiertes Orig.Ganzleinen; KOMPLETTPREIS für 6 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH! Die Bände I und II/ 1 sind Reprintausgaben aus dem Hause Kraus Reprint von 1974, alle übrigen Bände sind Originalausgaben von 1957 bis 1959!!

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Contact with Space: Oranur Second Report, 1951-1956. Orop Desert EA, 1954-1955

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House,, 1957. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt on black, monogram to front board gilt, top edge blue, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Some foxing to cloth, internally fine. An excellent copy in the jacket that has some nicks and chips to extremities and a small chip repair to front panel. First edition, first printing. The philosophical movement launched by Rand with Atlas Shrugged had a profound impact on American culture, which continues to this day, with the novel named by a 1991 Library of Congress survey as the most influential book for a majority of Americans, second only to the Bible.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LUCA CAMBIASO. La vita e le opere.

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

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

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

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        The Town

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

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

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

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        Tausend-und-eine Nacht : Arabische Erzählungen. Aus d. Urtext übers. von. Ausgew. u. bearb. von Werner Heilmann

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Fifty-Two Drawings

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

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

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

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

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

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        Atlas Shrugged

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE L'OPIOMANE]
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        FLORA.

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

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

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

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

      1957 - Collection of 47 vintage black-and-white single weight reference photographs (4 images duplicated) from the UK release of the 1957 British film noir, most with mimeograph description leaves and studio stamps on the verso. Accompanying the set is a 2-page press release (1 leaf ditto-style mimeograph, the other a carbon). Included are 32 photos sized 8 x 10 inches, 8 photos sized 7.5 x 9.5 inches, 3 photos sized 8.5 x 7.5 inches, 1 photo sized 8.75 x 7.25 inches, one photo sized 9 x 7.5 inches, and one photo sized 9.25 x 7.25 inches. 11 of the photographs have a rubber stamp at the verso reading "Copyright Pictorial Press"; 10 have a blue "Pictorial Press" stamp along with a ditto-style mimeograph description on a leaf affixed to the verso; 2 have the blue stamp, the mimeo description leaf, plus a new yellow "Pictorial Press" sticker; 2 have the blue stamp, the mimeo description leaf, plus a second "Atlantic Press" rubber stamp; finally, 22 2 have the blue stamp, the mimeo description leaf, and a second red stamp reading "Copyright pour la suisse par Len Sirman." An excellent set of reference stills for this low budget British noir, a film that brought Rod Steiger across the ocean in order to put his formidable character acting skills into what became a critically praised film. Shot in Spain (but represented as Mexico), "Across the Bridge" expands on Graham Greene's short story, bringing more specifics to the author's intentionally empirical outline. Steiger plays a crooked businessman on the run who steals a man's passport in order to hide out in Mexico, only to discover that the passport belongs to a wanted political assassin.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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