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        Mit 31 ganzseit. (meist farb.) Orig.-Graphiken von Horst Antes, H.M. Erhardt, W. Geyer, Riccarda Gregor[-Grieshaber], H.L. Greve, HAP Grieshaber, Emil Kiess, Kurt Martin, W. Sandberg, R. Ubac u.a., 46 farb. reproduz. Arbeiten von Werkman, 1 Faksimile, 1 mehrfach abgedruckte Photographie.

      Stuttgart, Fritz Eggert 1957/58.. 4°. (246 S.), 12 Pergamentpapierbl., illustr. OHlwd. (Wiedergabe des Umschlags der von Werkman herausgegebenen Zeitschrift "the next call 9"). Einband nachgedunkelt, etw. fleckig u. bestoßen. Vorsatz mit Namenszug. Die Pergamentpapierbögen wie üblich teils gering nachgedunkelt. Insgesamt (vor allem innen) gut erhaltenes Exemplar. EA.. * Eins von 1000 Exemplaren. - Aufwändig hergestellte Hommage an den holländischen Avantgarde-Künstler, -Typographen u. -Graphiker Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, der 1945 unter dem falschen Verdacht, illegale politische Drucksachen hergestellt und verbreitet zu haben, hingerichtet wurde - daran soll wohl das Photo zweier Soldaten erinnern, das, auf Pergamentpapier gedruckt, insgesamt zehn mal als Trennblatt zwischen Werkmans Faksimiles eingebunden wurde. - Der Band wurde auf der Achalm auf verschiedene Papiere gedruckt. - Neben den Originalgraphiken enthält der Band elf faksimilierte Handdrucke der "Blauwe Schiut" (meist in holländischer Sprache, darunter Texte von Buber u. Trakl), Briefe von Werkman 1940 - 1945 sowie Texte über Werkman. - Von Grieshaber enthalten sind neben einigen Reproduktionen 2 Orig.-Holzschnitte sowie 4 Typographiken (2 ganzseit., 2 doppelblattgr.) "ABC des Maquisard". Drei dieser Typographiken hat Grieshaber mit Eisenplatte kombiniert, eine wurde von einer Dämmplatte gedruckt. Fuerst 57.14-18.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Matthias Loidl]
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        The Variorum Edition of the Poems of W. B. Yeats

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

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        Fine portrait photograph by Imogen Cunningham

      San Francisco, 1957. <p>Freud, Anna (1895-1982). Fine portrait photograph by Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), with Freud&#146;s signature (&#147;Anna Freud&#148;) in ink on the mount. Signed and dated by the photographer in pencil on the mount. San Francisco, 1957. 192 x 162 mm. (image); 291 x 245 mm. (mount). Cunningham&#146;s San Francisco studio label on the verso, with &#147;Neg. No. 12&#148; in pencil; reproduction rights stamp. Fine.</p> <p>Freud&#146;s daughter and intellectual heir, as captured by one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century.</p>

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Façade and other Poems 1920-1935. With an Introductory Essay by Jack Lindsay. [Second Impression]. PAUL SCOFIELD'S COPY WITH LETTER INVITING PARTICIPATION

      Duckworth 1957 - 8vo., Second Impression; orange cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. PAUL SCOFIELD'S COPY. LOOSELY INSERTED IS AN A.L.s TO SCOFIELD FROM PRODUCER JAMES ARCHIBALD INVITING HIM TO READ THE MALE VOICE IN A RECORDED VERSION OF 'FAÇADE' WITH MUSIC BY SIR WILLIAM WALTON. IN THE LETTER THE FEMALE VOICE IS PROPOSED AS IRENE WORTH BUT IN THE EVENT WAS PLAYED BY PEGGY ASHCROFT. THE LETTER IS DATED DECEMBER 1971;THE FINISHED RECORDING WAS RELEASED ON THE ARGO LABEL IN 1972. IT IS LIKELY THAT THIS COPY WAS SENT TO SCOFIELD TO FAMILIARISE HIM WITH THE TEXTS, BUT LESS LIKELY THAT IT WAS USED IN THE RECORDING SINCE IT REMAINS UNANNOTATED. First published in 1950; dustwrapper artwork by John Piper. Fifoot EA45 (recording the first edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        [Signed Typescript]: Shaking a Head at New York

      Typescript or fair copy. Nine pages. Two light and neat horizontal creases, else fine. Signed by Wodehouse at the conclusion. No corrections or evidence of other work, possibly prepared for signing by a collector. Takes the form of the response to a questionnaire, this appeared as Chapter XIII in his 1957 book Over Seventy: An Autobiography with Digressions. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold. A Conversation Piece.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1957 - Tall octavo (255 × 160 mm). Late 20th-century grey quarter morocco by Asprey, grey cloth sides, titles to spine gilt, 5 raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine tanned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, large paper issue. Inscribed by the author on the front blank, "John & Momo with love from Evelyn". The recipients were Major-General John Charles Oakes Marriott and his wife, Maud, whose nickname was Momo. Waugh probably met them in the Middle East during the Second World War, as they were close to his friend Randolph Churchill, who may have had an affair with Maud in Cairo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mein blaues Klavier. Neue Gedichte.

      Jerusalem, Tarshish Books, 1957 - Gr.8°, 47 S., 1 Taf., Kart. m. Deckelill. u. Transp.-OU, Kapitale bestossen, Transp.-OU randrissig. 2. Aufl. nach der EA in 330 Ex. von 1943. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        The Ephesian Story

      The Golden Cockerel Press, London 1957 - 61pp, [1], original full morocco, smooth spine, title in gilt to spine, Greek figure to upper and lower covers, t.e.g. Spine very slightly faded, internally bright and clean. Limited edition of seventy-five copies, this being number three, with a cloth slipcase and a cloth portfolio of six extra plates (one not included in the book). Cock-A-Hoop 207 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Eloise in Paris

      New York: Simon and Schuster. (1957). First. First edition. Drawings by Hilary Knight. Thin quarto. A stain confined to the top of the front board and top corner of the front fly, very good in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with faint corresponding stains on the front wrap. Inscribed in French over two pages by Kay Thompson as both "Kayzie" and "Eloise." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        From Russia, With Love

      Jonathan Cape 1957 - A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, with First Published 1957 on the copyright page and original price still on front flap of the dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

      JONATHAN CAPE 1957 - First Edition, First Printing of FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE by Ian Fleming. Published by Jonathan Cape of London 1957. Only 15,000 copies of the first edition, first printing of this title were published, making this title far more rare than Dr. No or Goldfinger, both of which had between 20,000-24,000 first editions printed. The book comes with an original stunning bright first edition dust jacket. Original crisp black covered boards with a silver gun and red rose to the front of the boards. Unusually bright unfaded red titles to spine. Book is in great condition with crisp, square boards with sharp corners with one very tiny tip bump. The boards are clean with no edgewear. The book has a tight and square binding. The title is still bright red with no fading or oxidation which is quite unusual for this title as the title is often found faded or the red/orange tones have turned to brown. The end papers are clean with no book plates, no book store stamps, no owner names and no inscriptions. A few very faded small spot dots to front end paper, and outside of page block. The internal pages and end papers are bright, clean and flat with No marks, No inscriptions, No stains, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful bright clean book. Please see images for details. The original first edition dust jacket is in beautiful, bright condition for this title having benefited from very slight restoration by an expert paper conservationist to the spine tips and as such presents as a near fine example. This jacket is usually found in poor condition with large chips, and badly damaged and sunned (darkened) spines,and often large chunks of the spine completely missing. The colors tones of this jacket are usually bright with no toning or darkening to the spine as is otherwise common with this jacket. The jacket has No rips, No tears, No edgewear, No stains, but slight to inner flaps. Otherwise No chips, No rubbing, No foxing and No stains. Beautiful bright jacket which presents the book very nicely. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for additional first edition Fleming listings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        From Russia With Love

      Jonathan Cape, UK 1957 - From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1957. No inscriptions, covers near fine, in original near fine dust jacket. Not price clipped. An excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories.

      NY: Noonday (1957). - Translated by Saul Bellow et al. 8vo. 205 pp. This is a fine book in a price-intact DJ with a very small chip bottom of rear panel and a tiny chip and small tear crown of the spine else very good plus. Singer's scarcest book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        Lord of the Flies.

      Faber and Faber Ltd. London 1957 - Fourth impression of first edition of 1954. With sticker SIGNED by Golding to title page. DW. Identical in appearance to first edition. Sl. lean to book, spine sl. faded with sl. signs of wear to head and tail, pages sl. age browned. VG in wrapper that is worn and internally stained, chipped at head and tail of spine and corners with short tears at head of spine along joints and has small hole to top corner of upper panel and with small tear in centre of spine but still appears whole and quite bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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        A Death in the Family

      New York: McDowell Obolensky. (1957). First. First edition. Advance Reading Copy in self wrappers. A very near fine copy with a touch of rubbing. A nice example of this pre-publication issue of the Pulitzer Prize winner with all of the first issue points. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Inscribed original photograph of the author with Sally Emrich on the deck of a yacht in a Greek harbour

      [1957]. 10 x 8 inches. Framed and matted behind glass. A little negligible creasing to the edges of the image but a superb print. With Faulkner&#39;s signed presentation inscription to a blank portion of the image in the upper left corner, "For Miss Sally with love from William Faulkner". Sally Emrich was the wife of Duncan Emrich, a State Department Cultural Affairs Officer; together they guided Faulkner on his trip to Greece in 1957. Inscribed photographs of Faulkner are of the greatest scarcity.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        From Russia, with love

      Jonathan Cape 1957 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive unsophisticated dustjacket with minor wear to the edges. This original First Issue dustjacket has the 13s.6d.net price present on the front flap. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with all the First Issue points. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        From Russia With Love

      London: Jonathan Cape , 1957 An original copy and dust jacket with the original price of 13s. 6d. net present on front and back flap.

      [Bookseller: 1st editions]
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        The Midwich Cuckoos

      London: Michael Joseph. (1957). First. First edition. Endpapers and top edge quite foxed, thus very good in near fine dustwrapper with a little modest foxing. Basis for the classic science-fiction film Village of the Damned with George Sanders up against a horde of freaky, blonde alien children up to no good. Also remade by John Carpenter and starring Christopher Reeve in his final role prior to his paralyzing accident. .

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

      Gallimard 1957 - - Gallimard, Paris 1957, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Rare et très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Little Bear

      Harper and Bros, 1957. First.. Hardbound. very good with [unlaminated] d.j. that has the original price of $2.50 -- not repriced. rear panel of d.j. and book have blue vine design [not glossy covers]. d.j. is a little worn at the extremities and lacks a small chip at the heel of the spine. in all a very presentable copy of an extremely scarce book in the first issue binding and jacket. This is the first in the "I Can Read" series.. 63 pp. Hanrahan A26

      [Bookseller: riverrun book shop]
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        MAPPING THE TRANSMISSISSIPPI WEST

      Published in San Francisco by the Institute of Historical Cartography; volume I printed by the Grabhorn Press, volumes II-V printed by Taylor & Taylor and James Printing using the designs of Edwin and Robert Grabhorn 1957 - 368 x 264 mm (14 1/2 x 10 3/8). Five volumes bound in six. ONE OF 1,000 COPIES. Publisher's gray linen boards backed with textured buckram, flat spine. In apparently original plain brown dust jackets with ink titling on spines. WITH 374 MAPS, as called for, five in color, 27 folding. Front free endpaper of first volume INSCRIBED TO IRVING W. ROBBINS, JR. AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR; front pastedown with Robbins' bookplate; prospectus and envelope containing obituaries of Wheat laid in at front of volume I. Dust jackets a bit creased and frayed (though not in tatters), one minor corner crease to a map, otherwise the volumes themselves IN EXTREMELY FINE CONDITION, clean, fresh, and bright inside and out. This is a monumental work tracing the cartography of the American West from Coronado's "entrada" in 1540 through the U.S. Geological Survey in 1860. San Francisco lawyer Carl Wheat (1893-1966) pursued the history of the American West as an avocation, and in the process became a respected expert in Californiana. In preparing this work, he spent years seeking out every map--manuscript or printed--documenting the exploration of the American West, and the most significant and interesting specimens have been reproduced here, with discussions of their origins, accuracy, and contribution to knowledge. Volume I covers "The Spanish Entrada to the Louisiana Purchase, 1540-1804"; volume II "From Lewis and Clark to Fremont, 1804-1845"; volume III "From the Mexican War to the Boundary Surveys, 1846-1854"; volume IV "From the Pacific Railroad Surveys to the Onset of the Civil War, 1855-1860"; and volume V "From the Civil War to the Geological Survey." Our set has the bonus of an inscription from one bibliophile to another. Noted California collector Irving W. Robbins, Jr. (1919-95) had two main focuses: fine press books and Western Americana, obviously combined in this item. Robbins served as honorary curator of rare books and manuscripts at Stanford, and donated his Ashendene collection to the university library. He received the prestigious Warren R. Howell Award for distinguished service and exceptional contributions to the development of libraries and special collections at Stanford in 1986. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Fin de Partie suivi de Acte sans paroles [Endgame]

      (Paris): Les Editions de Minuit. (1957). First. First edition, trade issue. Text in French. Pages a little browned as usual, and some modest browning to the wrappers, a near fine copy in wrappers as issued. Signed by the author. One of the Nobel laureate&#39;s most important plays. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Georges Braque. Colour etching with aquatint. Aimé Maeght vous présente ses meilleurs voeux pour 1958. (New Years card for 1958).

      Maeght., Paris 1957 - Oblong 12mo. Folding sheet. With on the upper panel an original two etching by Georges Braque. Thumbed and yellowed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        ENSEMBLE DE CORRESPONDANCES ET DOCUMENTS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES.

      - Un précurseur de Marcel Proust : René Béhaine. - Treize lettres autographes signées, dont quatre lettres adressées à l'éditeur de La Moisson des Morts, datant de 1957 et 11 lettres dont 3 cartes recto-verso et une carte postale s'échelonnant de 1960 à 1965, adressées à un libraire. La première partie de la correspondance commence ainsi : " Monsieur, Madame Léon Daudet m'apprend que vous fondez une maison d'édition. Dans quelles conditions accepteriez-vous en principe d'éditer un de mes livres. N'étant ni démocrate, ni juif, j'ai dû rompre avec Robert Laffont. [.]. Un groupe d'écrivains s'est constitué pour me soutenir (Thérive, Auguste Bailly, Robert Poulet, Paul Morand, Maurois, Maximilien Vox, Yves Gandon et, chose assez curieuse, c'est Edgar Faure, que je ne connais pas, qui en est le président d'honneur). [.] Etes-vous en mesure d'assurer une diffusion indispensable ? Tout est là. [.]". La seconde partie de la correspondance s'adresse à un libraire qui souhaite réaliser une exposition sur René Béhaine : ce dernier en est évidemment touché et répète à son interlocuteur les raisons de son insuccès : son jugement sur les juifs et la démocratie, le peu ou la mauvaise publicité faite à son oeuvre par ses éditeurs, etc. Il écrit à ce sujet en mai 1960 : " Savez-vous [.] ce que mes deux derniers livres m'ont rapporté ? Un chapeau, un panama que m'envoya avec deux colis de café de son hacienda un lecteur de la République de l'Equateur ! ? De mon éditeur : rien. ". - Manuscrit d'une page et demi, signé, comportant l'indication " Philo ", à la fin duquel Béhaine a écrit : " à recopier jusque là " puis " en l'écrivant, j'ai failli laisser brûler mon déjeuner - étant à la fois sportif, philosophe, bonne à tout faire et écrivain. ". - Manuscrit de deux pages sur deux feuillets (210 X 270), intitulé " 88 bis ". Ces manuscrits auraient été publiés dans les Ecrits de Paris de novembre 1959 d'après la note d'une lettre écrite en mars 1960. - Six photographies noir et blanc réalisées par " Paul-Louis. Studio-Starlet à Nice " : René Béhaine nageant, bêchant, taillant une haie, se promenant avec son chien, conversant avec une élégante et un portrait. - Une lettre autographe signée de Charles MAURRAS à en-tête de " L'Action Française " et datée " 24 mai 1911 " adressée à " Mon Cher Ami ". - Article d'Albert Feuillerat intitulé " Un précurseur de Marcel Proust : René Béhaine ", publié dans la Chronique des lettres du Bulletin des Etudes françaises, Montréal, mars 1948. Sept pages (210 X 268) imprimées. - Article imprimé de Maurice Chapelan paru dans le journal L'Indépendant à l'occasion du décès de René Béhaine. Si l'oeuvre de René BEHAINE n'a pas atteint la postérité que son auteur pouvait désiré, il n'en demeure pas moins qu'elle compte des lecteurs attentifs, voire enthousiastes, comme le démontre cet extrait de l'article de Maurice Chapelan : "Beaucoup de gens se demanderont, surtout dans les générations nouvelles : qui est René Béhaine ? Il faut répondre : le romancier le plus méconnu de notre siècle et, aux yeux de quelques-uns, le plus grand. En cinquante ans, il a publié les seize volumes (certains énormes) d'une série intitulée "Histoire d'une société". Aucun d'eux n'a réussi à obtenir une audience notable." Albert Feuillerat de son côté considère l'oeuvre de Béhaine comme " l'un des monuments les plus considérables de la littérature française du XXème siècle". René Béhaine a été proposé en 1961 pour le Prix Nobel de littérature. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        ON THE ROAD. Signed

      The Viking Press, New York 1957 - Kerouac, Jack. ON THE ROAD. Signed. New York: Viking Press, 1957. 8vo., 310pp. A very good or better copy, the white spine lettering partially rubbed, evidence of a bookplate having been removed from the front free endpaper otherwise the book block is clean & free of blemish. Kerouac has signed in black ink at the top of the second blank page which has likely been added later to this copy. Notwithstanding it is indeed signed & as such not to be toyed with as there are only a handful of really top-of-mind modern titles & right beside Catcher & Mockingbird sits OTR or is it the other way round? The dustwrapper is very good or better having been professionally restored with work done primarily at the spine heel & crown. An extremely good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        On the Road

      New York: Viking. 1957. First. Fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with the red on the spine very slightly faded, a little rubbing at the spinal extremities, and a few very short, unobtrusive tears. Still certainly a considerably nicer than usual copy with none of the usually pernicious restoration seen in so many copies. .

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

      Viking 1957 - First Edition. This outstanding first issue dustjacket has benefitted from light expert repairs done by a professional paper conservationist. The end result, is a spectacular unfaded dustjacket that is vibrant in colors with no chips or creases. The book is solid, with light wear to the spine ends and corners. The pages are clean with light discolorization to the edges. Overall, a beautiful copy of this true first edition with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        On the Road.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1957 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine and upper board in white. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, boards rubbed, a little wear and loss of size at extremities. Page 151 with a small spot and two x's written in blind in the margin. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a few nicks and short splits. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        On The Road

      Viking 1957 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. This scarce dustjacket has some wear to the edges and front panel. This ORIGINAL first state dustjacket, with a BLUE AND RED LINE printed on back of the dustjacket, has the $3.95 price present. The book is in nice shape. 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 collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with all the first issue points. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        PATTERNS: FOUR TELEVISION PLAYS

      New York: Simon and Schuster,. 1957. Octavo,. cloth-backed boards.. Some mild fading to spine panel, a just about near fine copy in very. good dust jacket with mild rubbing to edges and along folds and age-. darkening to spine panel. (#126914). First edition. Signed inscription by Serling dated in the year of publication on the front free endpaper: "For -- / Who interviews the way I / wish I could write -- / Regards / Rod Serling." The author&#39;s first book. Collects four teleplay scripts, "Patterns," "The Rack," "Old MacDonald Had a Curve" and "Requiem for a Heavyweight," plus Serling&#39;s commentary on each and production stills. "Requiem for a Heavyweight" won five Emmy Awards and was the basis for the 1962 feature film with Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Julie Harris and Mickey Rooney. "Patterns" won an Emmy Award, Serling&#39;s first, for the Kraft Television Theater production, and was the basis for the feature film-noir with Van Heflin and Ed Begley.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        On the Road

      New York: Viking Press, 1957: First Edition, First Printing. Lacking the dust jacket. Two short tears to edge of copyright page. Clipping from dust jacket pasted on front free end paper. Previous owner name and date in ink to front paste down, four-digit number written in ink on rear paste down. Boards show heavy edge wear at bottom and corners, spine ends frayed. Light rubbing to cloth, with some areas of heavier surface wear to front board. Light spotting to red topstain. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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