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        Last Tales

      London: Putnam,, 1957. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, top edge dyed blue. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled. An excellent copy in the rubbed and lightly tanned and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "For Valerie, who loves Rome, Isak, Xmas 1957".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        My Baseball Diary

      New York: A.S. Barnes. (1957). First. First edition. Early gift inscription dated in 1959, boards a bit soiled, a very good only copy in a price-clipped, good or better dustwrapper with small chips and tears. Engaging reminiscences of the game by the creator of Studs Lonigan. This copy is Inscribed at a later date to Joe DiMaggio: "To Joe DiMaggio with kind regards. James T. Farrell. Aug. 17, 1978 N.Y." DiMaggio, who is mentioned in the text, as any book about baseball from this era would, must have been forced to seek out a used copy to have it signed, and this copy has an old bookseller's price in it. Several of the books from DiMaggio's library had receipts from his hometown used bookstore, Moe's, in San Francisco. With a letter of provenance signed by DiMaggio's two granddaughters. Shannon 100. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House 1957 - The true first edition of this children's classic, with the non-glossy boards, the pages gathered in a single signature, and the dust jacket with 200/200 on the front flap and no mention of printing in the United States on the back flap. A very copy of the first issue book in a very good dust jacket, with some slight wear at the lower right corner of the front cover and the bottom edge. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        THE CAT IN THE HAT First Issue

      Random House (1957) - First Edition / First Printing / First issue with following characteristics: Matte finish boards not glazed, (2) + 61 + (1) pages, pictorial endpapers; last unnumbered page features an outline of the Cat in the Hat with an explanation of the educational aspects of the text; "For Beginning Readers" in a circle on the front board; no mention of Beginner Book Series on the back panel; single signature binding; some light rubbing and age toning to edges of boards, internally clean and totally unmarked except for previous owner name printed in pencil on front free endpaper; overall condition of book is VG+. Description of the dust jacket, which is guaranteed to be original to the book since it belonged to my wife as a child: color of the book is clear sky or powder blue, the color of the jacket is slightly greener; jacket is price-clipped; does not have "Printed in the U.S.A." on the back flap, NO B-1 code on the jacket spine, NO Zip code in the address on the back flap, NO mention of Beginner Book Series on back panel; some edge rubbing and overall light abrasion to the jacket with no other loss or tears to the jacket other than the price-clip; the inside of the jacket shows light age toning, as from humidity, but there are no other indicators of such in the book itself or on the cover, which is clean and bright; overall jacket condition Good+ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stony Hill Books]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House, New York 1957 - First issue book / Third varient dust jacket. [2], 61, [1] pages. Illustrated throughout by Dr. Seuss. 9 x 6 1/2, color pictorial flat paper [unglazed] boards in mylar protected color pictorial jacket. Book with SINGLE SIGNATURE binding point called for by Zielinski (second issue and later printings have three signatures) and UNGLAZED boards called for by Younger & Hirsch. Jacket priced "195/195" without mention of beginner book series, and four paragraphs of educator's reviews on rear panel. Neat previous owner's inscription: "To Todd / from Mommy & Daddy / xmas 1958." Pin prick hole through front fly and title page. Some minor wear and creasing to jacket. Head, tail and corners of book show some rubbing. "The Cat in the Hat" is the first Dr. Seuss book specifically targeted for beginning readers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Official Cuban document signed by Fulgencio Batista as President

      Typed Document Signed by Fulgencio Batista, in Spanish, as President of Cuba, 3p, folio, November 22, 1957, Havana, Cuba. An official government document signed on the last page by Batista and countersigned by his Minister of Justice. Paper loss to the left blank edges, some scattered light toning. Near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Auntie Mame, a New Play based on the novel by Patrick Dennis - SIGNED COPY

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1957. SIGNED on the front endpaper by Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee, Patrick Dennis and Constance Bennett who starred in the touring version of the play. The script of the play based on Dennis' novel. A good clean hardback which has sunned very slightly to board edges, in poor dustwrapper which has long internally repaired tears, faded spine and rubbing to all surfaces. Top edge is dusty. Very small stain to fore edge - does not impinge into page margin. Text block is clean. Binding square and tight. 182 pages. . Signed by Authors. Hard Cover. Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: YesterYear Books]
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        Les aventures de Spirou et de Fantasio. Le repère de la Murène.

      Dupuis 1957 - Album de bandes dessinées en couleurs in-4 ( 310 X 210 mm ) de 64 pages, cartonnage illustré en couleurs, dos de papier pincé crème. EDITION ORIGINALE BELGE. Petites usures aux coupes en queue de volume, aux 2 coins inférieurs, petit manque en queue du dos ( comme la plupart des exemplaires semble-t'il ). Gardes non fendues, joli dos, intérieur très frais, bel exemplaire, non restauré. bandes-dessinees Enfantina bande-dessinee [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        The Brave Cowboy: An Old Tale in a New Time

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1957 - 276pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Green cloth with Title gilt stamped on backstrip. Near fine/Near fine. Name and date in ink on the front free endsheet, and some minor foxing; otherwise an uncommonly nice copy of this book in a bright jacket dust jacket. Second published work from the literary icon. The story of Jack Burns and his fight with modern society (a theme Abbey would revisit). The character of Jack Burns would turn up in later Abbey novels; Monkey Wrench Gang, Good News and Hayduke Lives! Basis for the film starring Kirk Douglas titled "Lonely are the Brave" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Original Four-Act Version of The Importance of Being Earnest with an Explanatory Foreword by Vyvyan Holland

      Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1957 - First Edition, First Printing, Proof Copy. Book is near fine in the original printed wrappers. On the front someone has written price and month (of publication?) and on the spine author and title, the lower wrapper is unevenly darkened, but not creased in any way. Though this is a later addition to Wilde's literary output by his son, this edition is rather scarce, particularly as a proof. The "Explanatory Foreword by Vyvyan Holland" is illustrated by pages from the original manuscript and describes how Wilde had to cut his play, in particular the highly comic part of Mr Gribsby, in order to make room for a curtain raiser. CHF 750. This item is part of our Catalogue 8: Poems Plays Pictures Portraits Pamphlets Photographs Paraphernalia, a copy of which you can order from us at YGRbookS. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        AUF DER ERDE UND IN DER HÖLLE Gedichte ---

      Müller 1957 Salzburg,. Zustand: Sehr gut 8°, Original-Kunststoffeinband 125 S.. 125 Seiten + Inhaltsv. + Kurzlebenslauf -xxx- Erstlingswerk Bernhards in der ersten Ausgabe WG II/1. Kopffarbschnitt, Vorderschnitt leicht gebräunt, sonst erstklassiger Zustand. ***Unserer schweizer Kundschaft bieten wir eine schweizer Bankverbindung an***. -xxx-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat HPeter Lastovka GbR]
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        The Town

      Random House 1957 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies. A beautiful copy SIGNED by William Faulkner with slight wear to the edges. The binding is tight, with no cocking or leans. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Faulkner First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        THE GIFT OF LOVE By JANE LYTTON 1957 w/No Other Copies Found

      LONDON: WRIGHT & BROWN, 1957. Book. Fair. Hardcover. TITLE: THE GIFT OF LOVE By JANE LYTTON 1957 w/No Other Copies Found AUTHOR: JANE LYTTON THE GIFT OF LOVE PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: WRIGHT & BROWN, LONDON 1957 EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Love, First Edition BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Red CONDITION: Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings present. The jacket is inside a protective cover and appears to be in good condition; the flaps are taped to the boards; Book is without marks or writings other than those of the library, pages are fairly clean, and book is tight and sturdy. Book is in a somewhat moderately to heavy used state. SIZE: 5 x 7 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 189 pages. Fair/Good- dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings present. First Edition assumed. WRIGHT & BROWN, LONDON 1957. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 850 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006428 .

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        LATHAM'S FALCONRY Or The Faulcons Lure And Cure With The New Second Book Of Faulconry.

      Monterey: Bate And Slice Society, 1957. - Limited (135 of 250) facsimile of 1633 editions, bound in one volume. 8vo. Original gilt lettered full brown morocco. (Fine). Pp. 147 + 148 (with previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper; no inscriptions). [Scarce]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Vedute di Napoli. Cinque Incisioni Originali.

      Banco di Napoli., Napoli. 1957 - 1. Auflage. Napoli. Banco di Napoli. 1957. 51,5 x 39,0 cm. 6 Blatt Text, 5 Kupferstiche, 1 Doppelbogen Text. OEnglisch-Broschur-Mappe. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Die Mappe mit fünf zu diesem Zweck angefertigten modernen Veduten Neapels in Kupferstich wurde von der Banco di Napoli herausgegeben und den Teilnehmern am XVI. Kongress der internationalen Handelskammer im Mai 1957 überreicht. Gedruckt auf Bütten der Papierfabrik Pietro Miliano in Fabriano. Die Stiche wurden zum Teil in Rom vom Cheftechniker Michele Gnocchi und vom Kunsthandwerker Baldassarre Barovecchio der "Calcagrafia Nazionale" und zum Teil in Neapel, im "Reparto Calcagrafico dell'Arte Tipografia" abgezogen. Die Kupferstichhe sind unten rechts vom Künstler handschriftlich signiert. Mit beiliegendem Trext in Deutsch, Spanisch, Französisch und Englisch. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Querido - Frank Hermann]
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        Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

      Faber & Faber, London 1957 - Red lettered cream cloth with dancing cats on the front panel. Wrapped in the Nicolas Bentley dust jacket. This copy inscribed by the author on the title page "Inscribed for Miss Kathleen Horseman by Old Possum T. S. Eliot" An 8th impression, there is some soiling to the jacket and some slight wowing to the boards. Iconic title. Rare inscribed. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Doktor Zhivago. (Schiwago)

      Milano, Feltrinelli, (1957).. 2 Blatt, 566 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Grüner Original-Pappband mit illustriertem Original-Schutzumschlag. - Minimal bestoßen, der Schutzumschlag mit kleineren Läsuren. Auf dem Vorsatz Notizen in Bleistift über den holländischen Übersetzer Scheepmaker, der die redigierte Ausgabe von 1959 nutzte. Papierbedingt etwas stockfleckig, vorderes Vorsatzpapier mit kleinem Ausriss. - Green paper boards, with the original dust jacket (chipped at spine-ends and corners). Some foxing on the first pages and a minor piece torn out on the paste down.. Sehr seltene russische Ausgabe, die bei Feltrinelli in Mailand erschienen ist. Das Nobel-Preis Komitee hatte Pasternak (1890-1960) für den Literatur-Nobel Preis vorgeschlagen. Aber eine russische Ausgabe seines Buches "Doktor Schiwago" existierte nicht, sie durfte in Russland bis 1988 nicht erscheinen. So wurde mit Hilfe des amerikanischen Geheimdienstes dem Nobel Preis Komitee eine russische Vorab-Ausgabe vorgelegt, der Verleger zwar benannt, aber das Copyright verschwiegen. Daraufhin stand Feltrinelli unter Druck. Er hatte es zwar verlegt, diese Ausgabe war nicht redigiert und voller Fehler. Der CIA bezahlte daraufhin die Druckkosten. Pasternak wurde für den Nobel Preis vorgeschlagen, die sowjetische Kulturpolitik setzte ihm dann Repressalien aus. Er wurde aus der Schriftsteller-Vereinigung ausgeschlossen und ihm wurde die Annahme des Nobel-Preises verweigert. Die erste, fehlerfreie und von Jacqueline de Proyart redigierte russische Ausgabe erschien in Ann Arbor in der Michigan University Press im Jahre 1959. Diese öffentliche Feltrinelli Ausgabe erschien etwa zeitgleich. Rare first public edition of Doctor Zhivago. This book caused the worst crizis of the Soviet literature politics. In 1958 Pasternak was nominated for the noble prize for this novel. But there was no Russian edition, while the discussion was ongoing. The American Secret Service distributed copies to the Nobel Prize Committee with Feltrinellis name on it, but without a copyright note. Feltrinelli was now in difficult situation, he published it and the costs were paid by the CIA. The American Secret Service tried to influence while the Cold War the Russian cultural politics and they were interested in Pasternak as a Noble Prize Winner. The Soviet press began to criticize Pasternak and it was forbidden for him to accept the Nobel Prize. Furtheron he was isolated and expelled from the Soviet Writer's Association. The first edited and correct Russian version was published in the Ann Arbor Michigan Press in 1959, and in 1988 was the first Russian edition published in Russia itself. - Compare THE MOSCOW NEWS, # 18,2007 and Cornwell "Reference Guide to Russian Literature, p 617,624.

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        Some Came Running

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

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        Tschiffely's Ride. 10,000 Miles on Horseback Through South and North America

      Pan, 1957. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        CITIZEN OF THE GALAXY

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,. [1957]. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in a fine first printing dust jacket (priced $2.95 on. front flap) with mild age-darkening to spine panel, touch of rubbing. to upper spine end, mild rubbing to rear panel along spine fold, and. small closed tear at upper edge of the rear panel. A very nice copy.. (#129687). First edition. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-507. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 363-68.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Himmelska uppenbarelser. I-IV. Till svenska av Tryggve Lundén.

      - Malmö; Allhems Förlag, 1957-1959. [29,5x22,5 cm]. 346, (1, 1 blank) s. + 24 planschblad & 320, (1, 1 blank) s. + 20 planschblad & 355, (1, 2 blanka) s. + 28 planschblad & 315, (1, 2 blanka) s. + 77 planschblad. Fyra volymer i förlagets gulddekorerade pergamentband med hela guldsnitt. Genomskinliga skyddsomslag i plast. Några små revor i omslagen. Fjärde volymen med ett par obetydliga fläckar på frampärmen. En mycket fin uppsättning. Det tog Tryggve Lundén (1917-1992) åtta år att fullborda detta verk, som är den första fullständiga svenska översättningen av den latinska originalupplagan av Birgittas uppenbarelser, Revelationes celestes, som utkom i Lübeck år 1492.

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Picasso. Peintures 1955-1956.

      Galerie Louise Leiris,, Paris 1957 - pp. 48 non num., con 46 riproduz. in b/n e 4 a col., Copertina lievemente imbrunita, segni del tempo e piccole fioriture. Stato di conservazione molto buono. Catalogo dell'esposizione del grande pittore spagnolo con cui fu inaugurata la Galerie Louise Leiris, con introduz. di D.-H. Kahnweiler. bross. con una litogr. orig. di Picasso in copert., tirata a 4 col. da Mourlot, dedica alla prima pag. bianca.

      [Bookseller: Studio bibliografico LE MUSE]
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        ANATOMY OF CRITICISM. Four Essays. Signed.

      Princeton University Press, Princeton 1957 - First Edition of Northrop Frye's second book, establishing his reputation as literary critic, hailed by Harold Bloom, who credits Northrop Frye as his nearest precursor, "Anatomy establishes Frye as "the foremost living student of Western literature", briefly Inscribed by Northrop Frye on the title-page. "For.With Best Wishes, Northrop Frye". 8vo. 383 pp. A fine copy in green cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh neatly price-clipped dustwrapper with slight fade at the spine and edges. 'One of the most important works of literary theory published in the twentieth century'. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        CODICIL TO THE WILL OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

      N/A: TLS - Raymond Chandler's original two-page typed letter, the official codicil to his will. The document, on Chandler's preferred blue onionskin paper and blue type is to his lawyer Michael Gilbert and is dated January 18, 1957 from Palm Springs, California. In it he sets forth his directive as concerns donating his eyes ("if they want them") to a cornea bank. the desire to be cremated. and his preferred funeral service ("in a church," "nothing but the formal service for the dead," "no poems read, no speeches, no goddam tame parson in a funeral parlor or chapel"). The letter is signed by him (Ray). This unique document, a marvellous collectible, comes presented in a custom-designed black cloth and rich wine silk moire folding chemise with an elegant black leather label with gilt titles. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The Town

      Random House, New York 1957 - First USA Edition. A fine book in red cloth with gray top stain. The 8th line is repeated on the 10th line of page 327 as called for. Except for some foxing to the inside gutter, fine. The First Issue unclipped Dust Jacket has the "5/57" on the inside Dust Jacket flap as called for. The Dust Jacket in very close to Fine with minor fading to the spine and some slight wear to the spine ends and folds. A superior copy of the 2nd book in the Snopes Trilogy. Housed in a quarter morocco slipcase with matching chemise. Peterson A47 1b. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE SELECTED POEMS OF EZRA POUND

      New Directions, NY 1957 - First edition, first prnt. New Directions Paperbook #66. This copy recased in quarter leatherette spine and decorated paper-covered boards. Original endpapers present, but not the front and rear wraps. Lewis Turco's copy with his personalized bookplate affixed to the inside front board and his embossed stamp on the title page. Inscribed by Pound on the front free endpage. "Greetings Lewis Turco Ezra Pound St Aidigio di Rafallo 22 July 1970." Also signed by Turco on the rear free endpage above which he has penned "It's bad enough to have to worry/About Phil Sidney and Howard Surrey,/But I'll be damned, I will be bound/I'd I'll lose sleep over Tom & Pound." "Sidney" and "Howard" are pencilled in by Turco. On the inside rear board, over his Dresden, Maine address, Turco has written "handb 1958 Turco." (The recasing is amateurishly, though carefully, done so it's likely Turco did it himself.) Turco's ink annotations on aprx twenty pages. "Pound Poems" hand printed in gold ink on the spine (presumably by Turco). Board edges with shelfwear, corners worn with some loss of paper, upper corners bumped, pages toned. Solid and clean; about Very Good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        LES POTERIES ET LES FAIENCES FRANÇAISES (5 Vols.). LES POTERIES - FAÏENCES PORCELAINES EUROPEENES (3 Vols.).

      Tardy, Paris 1957 - 8 vols. 8º. 1517p, XXVII láms. despl. (en rama), 1125p, láms, ils. en texto. Rúst. algo ajada. 1957-1954

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        Medicine and the Navy 1200 - 1900. Introduction by Sir Henry Dale. NEAR FINE SET IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

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

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Gästebuch mit über 3200 meist eigenh. Unterschriften.

      Wien, 1951 bis 1957. - 150 meist beidseitig beschriebene Bll. Halblederband der Zeit. Gr.-8vo. Spauldings umfangreiches Gästebuch aus lediglich acht Jahren umfaßt Eintragungen von Josef Stummvoll (1902-1982; 5, 8, 25, 13, 47, 87), Minna Lachs (1907-1993; 8, 20, 54, 93, 106, 117), Ernst Lachs (1904-1980; 8, 20, 54, 106, 117), Alfred Verdroß-Droßberg (1890-1980; 19, 62, 75, 114), Leo von Hibler-Lebmannsport (1884-1956; 20, 49), Gottfried-Karl Kindermann (geb. 1926; 20), Jens Tschebull (geb. 1930), Charles Wilbert Snow (1884-1977), Ann Tizia Leitich (1891-1976), Berthold Viertel und Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel (62), Adrienne Thomas (1897-1980; 68, 91), Julius Deutsch (1884-1986; 68), Marcel Prawy (1911-2003; 75, 95), Olive Moorefield (geb. 1932; 95), Elfe Gerhart (1919-2007; 95), Viktor und Elly Frankl (79), Adrienne Gessner (1896-1987; 87), Ernst Lothar (1890-1974; 87), Karl Lustig-Prean (1892-1965; 87, 109), Hans Duhan (1890-1971; 89), Henriette von Doblhoff (1911-2002; 44, 53, 94), Emanuel List (1891-1967; 46; 95), Helmut Dantine (1917-1982; 95), Marianne und Oskar Pollak (106), Marietta Torberg (107), Franz Windisch-Graetz (geb. 1913; 110), Joseph Marx (1882-1964; 100), Kurt Benesch, Grete Kmentt-Montanden, Joe Mc Carthy (1908-1957; 90), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969; 90), Wolfram Martz (D. n. b., Sänger; 24, 46), Arthur Compton (1892-1962; 62), Harry B. Price (1905-2002; 71), Peter Lagger (1930-1979; 46), Heinrich Drimmel (1912-1991; 114), Henriette Hainisch (1890-1970; 71, 79) u. v. a. -Buchrücken und Gelenke tls. abgeplatzt, sonst gut (innen tadellos) erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Berghäuerzug 1719.

      Wethmar, Gewerkschaft Eisenhütte Westfalia, 1957.. 4°. Begleitheft m. 9 S. Leporello aus 39 dpblgr. S. handkol. Or.-Kart. Etw. best. u. fl. Ansonsten sehr guter Zustand.. Auf Wunsch gerne Foto via e-mail.

      [Bookseller: Neusser Buch-& Kunst-Antiquariat]
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        You Don't Have to Die - The Amazing Story of the Hoxsey Cancer Treatment

      New York: Milestone. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1957. Second Printing.

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        TIC,TAC AND TOC

      - MUNARI,BRUNO. TIC, TAC AND TOC. NY: World 1957. Large 4to, pictorial boards, Fine. One of Munari's famous cut-out books with minimal text and brightly colored illustrations. There are books within the large book plus a circular cut-out on the bottom of each page. Unique and appealing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        The Haggadah / Executed by Arthur Szyk ; Edited by Cecil Roth

      Jerusalem : "massadah" And "alumoth" [1957] - Description: [112] p. : col. Ill. ; 28 cm. Subjects: Haggadot--Texts. Seder--Liturgy--Texts. Judaism--Liturgy--Texts. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust jacket, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 112 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ireland.

      Dublin: Lodge of Research, CC., 1925, 1957. - Volume 1: 542, (2) pp, sixty-eight plates, and further illustrations in text. Succession lists of Officers. Reproductions of benefit programmes Theatre Royal, Dublin, and other rare pamphlets, Appendices. Index. Lists of Subscribers. Volume 2: 381 pp, eighteen plates (2 folding). Index. 25.5 x 15.5 cm. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dws. There is some wear to the boards of Volume 1, whereas Volume 2 is a mint copy.

      [Bookseller: Saintfield Antiques & Fine Books]
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        The Town.

      Random House, New York 1957 - First edition. Signed limited edition of the author's second book of the acclaimed Snopes trilogy. Number 68 of four hundred and fifty copies. Original cloth. Fine in the fine acetate dust jacket without wear. The Town follows the fictional Snopes family of Mississippi. It is the second of the "Snopes" trilogy, following The Hamlet (1940) and completed by The Mansion (1959). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Paths of Glory (Original Film Pressbook)

      United Artists, Los Angeles 1957 - Original pressbook for the 1957 film, "Paths of Glory," directed by Stanley Kubrick, written for the screen by Calder Willingham and Jim Thompson based on the 1935 novel by Humphrey Cobb, and starringKirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, and George Macready. Very Good plus in oversize saddle-stitched two-color wrappers. Wrapper faintly creased from having been folded once, tiny corner chip at the rear panel, and a single closed tear at the lower left fold. 20 pages, 12 x 19 inches. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Original pen and ink drawing of Piglet.

      Petworth: 1957 - Octavo (177 × 123 mm) headed notepaper of Shepard's house Woodmancote in Lodsworth, near Petworth. Mounted on card, slight mount-burn to the margins, lightly browned, perhaps a little faded, but very good. Autograph letter and original drawing of Piglet, seated on the grass with a dandelion clock; "The Piglet was sitting on the ground at the door of his house blowing happily at a dandelion, and wondering whether it would be this year, next year, some time or never. He had just discovered that it would be never, and was trying to remember what "it" was " (Winnie-the-Pooh). " To Mr. Gwynne Hughes, 'Since Piglet seems to be your favourite character, I send you his portrait'". Character sketches by Shepard are quite scarce as he famously regretted illustrating Milne's books as he felt that they overshadowed his subsequent career. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Green Odyssey

      Ballantine 1957 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Philip Jose Farmer. A stunning copy that is vibrant in color with only a hint of wear to the edges. This original FIRST PRINTING dustjacket has NO chips or pieces missing. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is crisp, with light wear to the boards. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Philip Jose Farmer First Editions in dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Short Reign of Pippin IV.

      n.p. (NY), n.p. (Viking Press), n.d. (April 1957 - n.p. (NY), n.p. (Viking Press), n.d. (April 1957), first edition, spiral-bound wrappers. Softcover. No. 4 of an unknown number of Author Presentation Proofs, this copy Inscribed to legendary bookseller John Scopazzi ("Dear John Scopazzi: Before you call the wagon, I can explain everything. This book sneaked up on me. Nobody can be more surprised than I was when it dribbled out on paper. I think it was imps. Yours, John Steinbeck"), and no one was more surprised than his editors and publisher when this book became a book-of-the-month selection as it is generally considered the least of all his published works, these unrevised galley proofs were printed on rectos only, two publisher labels are affixed to front cover, the first is numbered as #4 and includes publication information (with March crossed out under publication date with April written in), below it is another label with three paragraphs about the book (the $2.95 price has been marked out with $3 substituted), the proof has none of the preliminaries set in type nor any of the William Penn DuBois illustrations, not recorded by Goldstone & Payne, Morrow 240, now housed in a custom folding case. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        Hitchcock (First French Edition, Signed by Alfred Hitchcock)

      Editions Universitaires, Paris 1957 - First French Edition. True first edition, preceding the American by nearly 20 years. INSCRIBED by Alfred Hitchcock on the half-title page ("To Peter, Alfred Hitchcock") followed by a large drawing of his well-known self-caricature. Eric Rohmer and Claude Chabrol wrote this book near the beginning of their respective careers, and would both go on to become highly individual and respected filmmakers in their own right. A classic study of Hitchcock's early-to-mid career films, one of the most important books on cinema printed in the twentieth century. A wonderful section of high-resolution stills from the Hitchcock films discussed ends the book, the last being the famous photo of Hitchcock crossing at the top of a steep stone stairway, from "I Confess." Very Good plus in photo illustrated wrappers, with a small tear at one corner of the crown. The only copy signed by Hitchcock we have ever encountered. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE GREEN WALL

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1957 - Poet's very scarce first book, part of the Yale Series of Younger Poets, with an introduction by W. H. Auden. This copy belonged to Wright's wife, Liberty, with her SIGNATURE at the top of the front free endpaper and below that a SIGNED INSCRIPTION by the poet quoting two lines from a poem in the book, "Eleutheria," and adding a bittersweet, revealing commentary: "for Lib,/and the ground's deliberate/riches, the fallen pears, the/bewildered apples blown to/mounds of shade, and mainly/for the poison ivy, which I kept/out of the poem, not because/it didn't scan or rhyme, but/because it was the sweet/and secret root from which/the poem came./Love and grief,/Jim." Liberty Kardules was Wright's high school sweetheart and the mother of his sons Franz and Marshall. Wright left Liberty two years after publication of this book and divorced her in 1962. Franz Wright is now an accomplished poet. He and his father are the only parent/child pair to have won a Pulitzer Prize in the same category. Near Fine in a Good dustwrapper, worn but complete but for small chips at the spine tips and corners and a long closed split between the front panel and inside flap. Exceptional Association Copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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        My Baseball Diary

      New York: A.S. Barnes. (1957). First. First edition. Early gift inscription dated in 1959, boards a bit soiled, a very good only copy in a price-clipped, good or better dustwrapper with small chips and tears. Engaging reminiscences of the game by the creator of Studs Lonigan. This copy is Inscribed at a later date to Joe DiMaggio: "To Joe DiMaggio with kind regards. James T. Farrell. Aug. 17, 1978 N.Y." DiMaggio, who is mentioned in the text, as any book about baseball from this era would, must have been forced to seek out a used copy to have it signed, and this copy has an old bookseller's price in it. Several of the books from DiMaggio's library had receipts from his hometown used bookstore, Moe's, in San Francisco. With a letter of provenance signed by DiMaggio's two granddaughters. Shannon 100. .

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