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        Chagall

      Maeght Editeur 1957 - A Beautiful French edition, profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Wonderful examples of Chagall's Work. Pages are clean and the binding is tight. Couple of spots of foxing rear wrapper otherwise a very clean copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hayden & Fandetta Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Random House(1957). 1st edition/1st printing, Random House, 1957. NF+/NF+. Stated First Printing with all the correct points met for book and dustjacket. A lovely copy of this bulky book and fragile dustjacket. The Near Fine+ book (really close to Fine) is clean, straight and tightly bound with no soiling and no previous owner marks or names, the binding gilt on the front panel and spine is bright, unscratched and unfaded, binding edges and corners are unworn, and the dark green upper page edges are unfaded and rich in color. The only faults I can see is the usual tiny bit of faint smuding to the extreme outer corners of the bottom page edges from the weight of the book causing them to touch shelving at some point in its life, and an extremely tiny (less than sharpened pencil point sized) ink mark also on the lower page edges. The Near Fine+ price intact dustjacket has the correct '10/57' on the bottom of the front flap, the publisher's name/address on the bottom of the back flap, and the striking colors and design of this famous Salter-designed dustjacket are bright and unfaded. There has been a very small amount of extremely well done professional paper conservationist work that's hard to even see in little areas of the edges near the spine folds and a couple of the flap fold ends, there's just a touch of surface rubbing to the back panel, a mere hint of edge wear to a small portion of the lower back panel edge, and a couple of tiny very slightly toned spots in the white area of the back panel. Beautiful book and dustjacket that presents very near perfectly. This one needs no content synopsis - the author's opus, probably the all-time best selling fiction book with, it seems, never-ending relevance for good or bad as to what's happening in our world well over half a century after the book was published.; 8-11/16" x 6"; 1168 pages, 20, NF/NF, LOC: 5710033

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        FIVE IN A ROW SIGNED BY CHESTER HIMES: FOR LOVE OF IMABELLE, REAL COOL KILLERS, THE CRAZY KILL, THE BIG GOLD DREAM, ALL SHOT UP

      Avon & Gold Medal, 1957-1960. 1957-1960, Greenwich & New York - First editions in English (preceded only by editions in French), of the first 5 novels in Himes’ series of Harlem crime stories starring his gritty and wily police detectives Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson. All are in original wrappers (preceding the hardbound editions). Paper toned to light tan in 3 else all are nearly fine. All 5 are signed in ink (4 are also inscribed). All are plenty scarce. Sharp copies. Chester Himes was angry about the racism he saw in college, got expelled, then busted, and then imprisoned, and while there began to write about black protagonists doomed by white racism and self hate. He was ignored at home but admired overseas, so in the midâ€" 1950s he selfâ€"exiled to France. Marcel Duhamel, a French actor who used his money to found the Sà rie Noir Publishing imprint, met Himes, intuited that he was writing the wrong plotlines, and handed him a $1,000 advance for a detective novel. Himes had read Dashiell Hammett while in prison, so it only took him 1 false start, (Spanish Grin, unpublished) to learn how not to write the genre. Hearing about a con called “the blow” he used it as the heart of a new novel (For Love of Imabelle) introducing Jones and Johnson, his so suave, postâ€"Chandler, hardâ€"boiled detectives, always involved, but never attached. In the first novel they are on the edges of the story. By the second they are the core. For Love of Imabelle won the 1958 Grand Prix for best detective novel (filmed as A Rage in Harlem), initiated 7 sequels, brought Himes international acclaim, and all the money he needed, and are today his legacy, a unique one in all of detective fiction. A scarce group of hard-boiled mystery tales from a master of the genre. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        From Russia, With Love.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1957. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine and revolver and rose motif to front board in metallic red and silver. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled. An excellent copy in a nicked dust jacket, with a little loss to spine ends, tape repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. This is the first of Fleming's novels for which Richard Chopping designed the jacket - as he would go on to do for virtually all the subsequent Bond books.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        New Girls at Wood End

      Frederick Books 1957 - 1st edition, a fine book in a fine dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HAUNTED BOOKSHOP P.B.F.A.]
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        Obelisk. Abstrakte Komposition. Öl auf Malkarton, links unten mit *höll* signiert, verso bezeichnet und datiert.

      1957 - Bildmaß ca. 50 x 66 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), in aufwendiger Galerierahmung ( Rahmenmaß: 72 x 88 cm ). Das Bild gering berieben - von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. Der Rahmen gering bestoßen ( Bitte beachten: Versand kann hier aufgrund der Größe nur ausgerahmt erfolgen – wenn der schöne Rahmen gewünscht wird, dann bitte Selbstabholung nach Absprache – Please notice. Shipment only without frame ). ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        From Russia, With Love (a James Bond novel)

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1957.. First Impression, Binding A. Publisher's hardback binding in pictorial dust-jacket by Richard Chopping, correctly priced at 13/6. No inscriptions; edges a little dusty, jacket worn with some chips and nicks, browned to extremities. A very good, used copy. This entry in the legendary James Bond series is an absolute classic; 007 does battle with SMERSH, the Soviet organisation of vengeance, interrogation, torture and death, and in particular their fearsome executioner Red Grant.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT POEM SIGNED: "A Nearly Next to Naught Song"

      [@1957] - Fair copy AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT of a complete poem of 29 lines titled "A Nearly Next to Naught Song," completely in Frost's hand and SIGNED by him at the conclusion with the dedication "For Richard Hocking/once the author's pupil for/a lesson or two at Shady Hill/or rather on the porch on/Irving Street" on a 6-1/8" x 7-3/4" piece of paper. In the upper right corner in pencil Hocking has written "1957." The text is the poem published as "A Never Naught Song" in the 1962 volume IN THE CLEARING. In this version Frost has eliminated two lines--"Out of coming-in/Into having been!"--and made various other changes in words and punctuation. The Houghton Library at Harvard has a Frost notebook, undated, containing this poem titled as "A Next to Nearly Naught Song." It is one of two poems by Frost along with "All Revelations" (1938) concerned with descriptions of the quantum nature of atoms. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Guben Konvolut Gesamtausgabe 130 Stück: Gubener Heimatbrief Rund um den dicken Turm. 1 Sondernummer April 1958 + Nr. 2 / 1957 bis Nr. 65 / 1984 letzte Ausgabe (65 Stück) 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 / nachfolgend: Aus unserer Heimat Rundbrief des Gubener Heimatbundes je Nr. 1 + 2: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 (komplett 14 Stück) / nachfolgend: Gubener Heimatbrief 1991 bis 1/ 2016 komplett 51 Ausgaben je Nr. 1 + 2: 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 zusammen. einzeln auf Anfrage

      Guben Konvolut Gesamtausgabe 130 Stück: Gubener Heimatbrief Rund um den dicken Turm Nr. 2 / 1957 bis Nr. 65 / 1984 letzte Ausgabe + 1 Sondernummer April 1958 (65 Stück) 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 / Nr: 2, 3, 4, 5 und 15 sind nur als Kopie anbei. nachfolgend: Aus unserer Heimat Rundbrief des Gubener Heimatbundes je Nr. 1 + 2: 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 (komplett 14 Stück) / nachfolgend: Gubener Heimatbrief 1991 bis 1/ 2016 komplett 51 Ausgaben je Nr. 1 + 2: 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 zusammen. einzeln auf Anfrage Es sind alle Ausgaben komplett von 1957 bis 2016 vorhanden. Gesamtausgabe. Es fehlt nur die Nummer eins von 1957 Durch die Menge der Ausgaben sind mehrere Fotos. Die ersten Ausgaben gibt es nur als Manuskript wurden niemals gebunden herausgegeben, erst ab Nr. 15 wurden die Ausgaben geheftet (auch diese sind die ersten Jahre noch als Manuskript herausgegeben worden) und später erst richtig gebunden. Die Ausgaben wurden von verschiedenen Verlagen herausgegeben, sind aber eine seltene Gesamtausgabe für Zeitgeschichte von Guben. Wir haben noch vieles mehr von Guben und der Niederlausitz gern nachfragen. Auch wegen möglicher Einzelstücke bitte auf Anfrage. Fast alle Ausgaben wie neu, vereinzelte ältere Ausgaben mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamtzustand gut bis sehr gut

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        Three Steps to Victory.

      1957 - Portrait frontispiece, illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth, price-clipped dust jacket. London, Odhams. A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper 'Signed for my friend, neighbour, benefactor and partly satisfied customer, John and for his ever-loving wife and my dearly loved Ann, Bob',also signed on the title page 'Robert Watson-Watt'. A personal account by the man who made radar possible, probably saving Britain from being bombed into submission in the second world war. Although other scientists had been working on the same lines, it was Watson-Watt who made it happen. Both hinges weak, the dust jacket rubbed and chipped, short tear to the upper cover., small newspaper clipping announcing the author's third marriage pasted above the inscription. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        How the Grinch Stole Christmas

      New York: Random House,, 1957. Tall quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles to spine blocked in white, pictorial onlay of the Grinch to the front board after the original, twin rule to turn-ins in white, turquoise endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated throughout by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        From Russia with Love

      London:: Jonathan Cape,, 1957.. First edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/VG-. 253pp. Contents very clean and unmarked, front endpaper with the lightly-pencilled (easily erased) ownership name of J.Chichester-Constable (46th Lord Paramount of the Seigneury of Holderness). In the original black cloth-textured binding decorated and titled in silver and metallic red: bright and sharp, with a tiny tip knock to top corner of upper board, and light compression to head of spine. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket: jacket slightly toned, with four tiny dark dots (just below gun barrel), nicks at corners and joint ends, and a small hole nearly a centimetre long, abraded through the front panel near the edge (an inch above 'Fleming'). At the corresponding point on the textured board, there is tiny pressed-smooth line (c.7x1mm). A very nice copy in a slightly wounded jacket. [the defects aren't so bad: ask for more photos!]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        From Russia, With Love

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1957 - First Printing. Hardcover. Beige cloth. Boards soiled, extremities bumped and rubbed. Endpapers lightly foxed and discolored. Dust jacket rubbed and soiled with small chips and tears, price clipped. Flaps foxed. Larry McMurtry's Copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        From Russia With Love

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming First Edition Jonathan Cape 1957. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Faint eraser mark to fep, covers fine and unblemished. In near VG price clipped original first state dust jacket.

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        CHAGALL

      Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1957 - Sm.8° (202x235mm) - 177pp - 15 Original Lithographs (Cover & 4 Double page color Litho. - 8 Single page color Litho. and 2 B/w Litho.) printed by Mourlot Fréres and many Color & B/w illustrations and photo-reproductions. Concise and wonderful monographs on Marc Chagall (1887-1987) Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. First edition, text by Jacques Lassaigne in French language. Original boards and dust-jacket (Original color Litho.). In Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        From Russia, With Love (a James Bond novel).

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. First Impression, Binding A. Publisher's hardback binding in pictorial dust-jacket by Richard Chopping, correctly priced at 13/6. No inscriptions; edges a little dusty, jacket worn with some chips and nicks, browned to extremities. A very good, used copy. This entry in the legendary James Bond series is an absolute classic; 007 does battle with SMERSH, the Soviet organisation of vengeance, interrogation, torture and death, and in particular their fearsome executioner Red Grant. Gilbert A5a (1.1) Provenance: Ex-Nigel Williams, London, with his pencil note to flyleaf.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Two autograph letters signed to papermaker Thomas Balston, with related correspondence

      [London], 1957. Both 5½" x 7½": The first: "Dear Balston: As you perceive my pen runs smoothly and pleasantly on these excellent sheets of Mould made 1948 vintage. I am grateful to you - even though by giving me the paper you take away my excuse for being in arrears with my correspondence. Yours, Stanley Morison." A pencil note by Thomas Balston in the corner reads: "Sent him [i.e. Morison] Hugh's letter & specimens about Retree." Four typed letters from Hugh [Balston?] are included in this offering, each written to "Cousin Tom" [Balston] regarding Stanley Morison's detailed needs regarding paper: The first letter states: "I am sending you a roll containing about one dozen sheets of our paper in various substances from Large 28 down to Large 11. Normally these people seem to like the very thin paper, but perhaps he may prefer something heavier." In a second letter he writes: "I am glad Mr. Morison is pleased with our specimens...These were all Large Post size and we do not make all these weights in Foolscap...If he does not mind cut edges we can let him have the equivalent of Large 17 in Blue Wove and Cream Wove." Cousin Tom replies (a carbon letter only): "Stanley Morison would like to have 2000 Foolscap sheets, preferably of the Wove II but, if that is not available, of the Wove 17...He likes the colour of the specimen sheets, but would not object to the paper having some tint in it." Hugh writes back to Cousin Tom: "We can supply Mr.Morison with 2,000 sheets of Large Cream Wove 11 and we could cut this to Foolscap size although he would have to pay for the full sheet...There would of course be some waste involved and in view of this perhaps you would prefer to take Retree quality." In the last letter, Hugh notes: "I would rather have Mr. Morison's approval of a sample as I did not mention in my last letter that when this paper is cut quarto the watermark will only appear in two sheets...Finally, you have not given me any instruictiions about the deckle edge." To all this, Morison replies in his second letter:"Without hesitation I accept Cousin Hugh's Retree...Writing on it will make me feel like a Prince of the Holy Roman Empire. I shall be content with it untrimmed." Previous folds; near fine.

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        T.S. Eliot Signed Photograph.

      Photograph portrait of Eliot and his wife, Valerie, taken in London, 1957. Inscribed by Eliot to his sister, "For Marian from Tom + Valerie." Also, signed by the photographer. The photograph measures 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 8 inches by 11 inches. In fine condition. Photographs of Eliot signed and inscribed are rare. T.S. Eliot was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets". Eliot attracted widespread attention for his poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (1915), which was seen as a masterpiece of the Modernist movement. It was followed by some of the best-known poems in the English language, including The Waste Land (1922), "The Hollow Men" (1925), "Ash Wednesday" (1930), and Four Quartets (1943).[4] He was also known for his seven plays, particularly Murder in the Cathedral (1935) and The Cocktail Party (1949). He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry."

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        T.S. Eliot Signed Photograph.

      - Photograph portrait of Eliot and his wife, Valerie, taken in London, 1957. Inscribed by Eliot to his sister, "For Marian from Tom + Valerie." Also, signed by the photographer. The photograph measures 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 8 inches by 11 inches. In fine condition. Photographs of Eliot signed and inscribed are rare. T.S. Eliot was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets". Eliot attracted widespread attention for his poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" (1915), which was seen as a masterpiece of the Modernist movement. It was followed by some of the best-known poems in the English language, including The Waste Land (1922), "The Hollow Men" (1925), "Ash Wednesday" (1930), and Four Quartets (1943).[4] He was also known for his seven plays, particularly Murder in the Cathedral (1935) and The Cocktail Party (1949). He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The 5 Great Rules of Selling

      MCGRAW HILL 1957 - signed by the author, inscription on front free endpage To James B. Morgan dated July 1959, Revised and Enlarged Edition, cloth cover has shelf wear along all edges, stain to front cover, corners bumped,dust jacket is torn long top and bottom and along spine, creased, book is clean and tight internally DATE PUBLISHED: 1957 EDITION: SECOND PRINTIN 337 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        All That Fall

      Grove Press, New York 1957 - Number 10 of a specially bound, limited edition of 25 numbered copies. Signed by Beckett on the limitation page. 59 pages. Lightly sunned along spine and edges of boards. Corners rubbed and lightly bumped. Limitation page tipped-in creating visible brown stain along flattened gutter. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original Supplemental Agreement to Winston Churchill's publication contract for A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, signed by Churchill on 18 January 1957 and witnessed and countersigned by Churchill's trusted solicitor, Anthony Moir

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1957. This is an original typed, signed, and witnessed “Supplemental Agreement” to Winston S. Churchill's contract for publication of A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Churchill's last major published work. The document is printed on a single sheet of heavy stock measuring 17 x 11 inches, folded to make four 8.5 x 11 inch panels, the first three bordered with double red printed rules. Churchill and his solicitor, Anthony F. Moir, both signed the recto of the first panel. Printed text in four lines reads: “SIGNED SEALED AND DELIVERED by the | above-named The Right Hon. Sir | Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill | in the presence of:” Directly to the right, Churchill signed in black “Winston L. S. Churchill”. A .75 inch transparent circular red wax seal overlays the final two letters of his signature. Directly below the printed text is the blue ink signature of “Anthony F. Moir” and three further lines in his hand thus: “10 Pall Mall. | London SW1. | Solicitor”. The third page (recto of the second, folded panel) is blank apart from the printed red border rules. The fourth page (verso of the second panel) serves as the document's title and cover page. It is printed on the right side of a centered, vertical fold in six lines, each underscored in red and hand-dated in blue ink “18th January” beside the typed “1956” which is hand-corrected to read “1957”. Churchill's printed name and honorifics are above “Cassell & Co. Ltd.” in turn above “Supplemental Agreement”. The printed text of the supplemental agreement fills the first panel and contains three provisions. Provision “(a)” references “Clause 10” of the Principal Agreement and a preceding Supplemental Agreement of 17 January 1956. Provision “(b)” specifies that “the Publishers shall dispatch proofs of the Third and Fourth Volumes of “A History of the English-Speaking Peoples… as soon after the thirty first day of January… as the printers can provide them”. The final provision “(c)” merely clarifies that the balance of the Principal Agreement remains “in full force and effect”. At the upper left corner of the typed Supplemental Agreement is an embossed “Ten Shillings” revenue stamp. Cryptic pencil notation “1768” appears at the upper right margin. Fittingly, it appears that Churchill signed this document while at La Pausa, the French Riviera villa owned by Churchill's longtime literary agent and friend Emery Reves, acquired by Reves in 1953 with proceeds earned from foreign language rights of Churchill's The Second World War. The terms of this Supplemental Agreement appear to have been met and the proofs swiftly delivered by the publisher; from La Pausa, Churchill wrote to his wife, Clementine, on 3 February 1957: "I have been so hunted with winding up these proofs of the book..." Churchill consulted the solicitor Anthony Forbes Moir (1903-1967) of Fladgate & Co. in 1945 regarding legal and contractual preparations for publication of his war memoirs. Churchill thereafter relied upon and trusted Moir's counsel for the final two decades of his life. Moir helped make Churchill's post-war literary output - particularly the six-volume The Second World War and the four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples - not just a bestselling literary capstone to Churchill's long writing career, but an incredibly lucrative foundation for his family. Moir further helped assuage Churchill's worries about his family's financial future when, in 1949, Moir (with Leslie Graham-Dixon) helped arrange that "for the first time, an author had been allowed to set his annual literary income into a Trust Fund without it being counted as income as each payment was made by the publishers." (Gilbert, VIII, p.461) "Moir's work for Churchill was comprehensive." (Gilbert, VII, p.801-2). It was to Moir that Churchill confided in December 1959 that he wanted to be buried not at his beloved Chartwell, but at Bladon, next to his father and mother. (Lord Moran diary, 16 December 1959)

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        Clotilde tra Due Guerre

      LONGANESI & C, 1957. ITALIANO 0,52 Volume n. 107 della collana. Legatura editoriale cartonata con titolo in oro su tassello al dorso, copertina rigida con segni di umidità e di uso, parziale distacco dei piatti, dedica al foglio di guardia anteriore che presenta mancanze e tracce di fioritura, taglio di testa colorato, pagine ben conservate lievemente brunite ai margini USATO

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        On the Road

      Viking Press, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. Viking Press, New York 1957. First Edition / First Printing. Stated Published in 1957 by the Viking Press, no additional printings. Black cloth boards with white lettering. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, pencil and reviewing in pencil. Comes with a piece of the rear flap.

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        Auf der Erde und in der Hölle. Gedichte.

      Salzburg: Otto Müller, 1957 - 125 S. Erste Ausgabe des Erstlingswerkes. (Wilpert/Gühring II, 1.) Sehr gut erhalten. - Bernhard begann wie viele Anfänger mit Gedichten, blieb damit aber weitgehend isoliert. Immerhin meinte Zuckmayer, dass sie "die Merkmale großer moderner Dichtung" tragen. --- Bei Neukunden sowie Lieferungen außerhalb Deutschlands behalten wir uns vor, gegen Vorauskasse zu liefern. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 19 x 11 cm. Originalkunststoffbroschur im Schuber. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ballon + Wurm]
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        On Poetry and Poets

      London: Faber and Faber, [1957]. 8vo. [8], 262 pp. Original blue cloth; printed dust jacket. Closed tear at top of front panel, some light chipping at ends of spine panel. FIRST EDITION. A FINE ASSOCIATION COPY, WITH A REVEALING LETTER BY ELIOT. Louis Untermeyer's copy, with newspaper clippings neatly pinned and laid-in at front and with a TLS from Eliot mounted on the pastedown, 16 August 1961. Eliot replies to the author-editor's request for a submission of a 6-10 page typescript, with an advance of $1,000, intended for children. "I am afraid I cannot run to that length for a script intended for children of 6 to 8. Nor do I believe I could or should try to compose a children's story limited to a vocabulary of 250 words laid down in advance. I have only written verse for children, and I have always maintainted the view, judging from the children of my acquaintance, is correct, that children like long and euphonious words, without understanding them. Indeed, for me as a child, and I am sure for any intelligent child who likes reading the new and unknown words are part of the fun. They may even be words that the child would not use until it is grown up. So I am afraid I cannot be one of your distinguished contributors." Untermeyer and his wife Bryna Ivens Untermeyer created a number of books for young people in the series Golden Treasury of Children's Literature. He edited for the Crowell-Collier Press the Modern Masters for Children Series in the 1960s. It is most likely for this that he solicited a submission from Eliot. Eliot's most famous work for children was 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' [1939]. Gallup A69.

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        Recollections of the Civil War 1861-1865

      Harley Bronson Cooper, [Lynbrook, New York 1957 - Unpublished. Paper print photograph portrait inserted. Typescript, 171 pp., rectos only. 1 vols. 4to. Richly detailed narrative account of the Civil War experiences of Irving Bronson [born ca. 1843], 107th New York Volunteers, Company C, from his enlistment at Elmira 29 July 1862 through his mustering out in June 1865. These reminiscences were addressed as letters to his nephew, circa 1906 (from internal evidence). Bronson was promoted to first lieutenant in April 1863 after Chancellorsville, and was in effective command of his company for more than a year although his rank of captain was not recognized. He was at Spanglers Spring during Gettysburg and listened to the Union response to Pickett's charge ("a long continuous discharge of musketry") but did not take part. He saw action during the campaign for Atlanta, from Resaca (15 May 1864) through the taking of the city (22 July); the siege of Savannah; the northward march chasing Joe Wheeler through the Carolinas, including the capture through bluffing of Chesterfield Court House, and the battle for Averysboro; at Goldsboro, N.C., they learned of the Fall of Richmond, and the regiment was at Smithfield when news of the surrender reached them. Barrels of applejack were broached in celebration, cut short when they learned of Lincoln's assassination. Bronson described parades in Washington and seeing Grant receive Sherman (who refused to shake hands with Stanton). The company returned to Elmira in early June 1865.The narrative includes much detail on foraging, night riding after bushwhackers, personalities in the company, burning out the house of a Rebel congressman, looting, and Bronson signing ("the two-handed alphabet") to the children of an asylum for the deaf they entered after the end of hostilities.This typescript includes a transcript of a letter from historian Bruce Catton at American Heritage noting that he read the memoir with interest; a copy of the typescript is recorded in the Bruce Catton Papers at the Citadel.UNPUBLISHED. Black buckram, some pencil annotations in margins. Fine Paper print photograph portrait inserted. Typescript, 171 pp., rectos only. 1 vols. 4to

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        Neue Österreichische Biographie ab 1815. Große Österreicher. Bde. 1-20.

      Amalthea., Wien, 1957 - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen (Porträts). Gr.8vo. Sprache: deu, Gewicht: 8000g. Olwd., 8 Bde mit Orig.-Umschlag. Sehr gut erhaltene Ausgabe, lediglich Bd. 18 mit Feuchtigspuren: Einband mit Feuchtigkeitsrand, hintere Vorsätze und Umschlag wellig, ansonsten innen sauber und gut. Teilweise Nachdruck Kraus Reprint Nendeln/Liechtenstein. 1970. (1923 ff.).

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        Proust

      Grove Press 1957 - Samuel Beckett's study on Proust, in a special edition of 200 numbered copies published by Grove Press, this one being #70. Signed by Beckett. In near fine condition, there is a bookplate on the inside of the front cover. There is a small stain of some sort on the front endpaper, otherwise the book is pretty flawless. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Green Odyssey

      Ballantine Books, New York 1957 - Signed by the Author on the title page, no inscription. The author's first book. Publisher's full grey cloth with spine stamped dark green. Lacking the dust jacket (but for flap summary fixed to half-title page). Book Condition: Good: Firm signed copy with edgewear. Some soiling along top and bottom of the cloth edges, some fraying to the spine top and bottom edges and the corner tips. Some foxing to endpapers and several pages of the textblock. A small patch of tape residue and surface abrasion to both pastedowns. Story summary clipping from the dust jacket flap is tipped-in over the book's half-title, no other part of the DJ present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Turn of the Tide Triumph in the West

      Two volumes. Portrait frontispiece to each volume, maps, cartographic endpapers to the second volume. First editions. 8vo., cloth, dust jackets, that to the second volume price-clipped. London, Collins.

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        Metternich

      Dall' Oglio Editore, 1957. ITALIANO 0,76 Legatura editoriale in cartoncino rigido telato, con titolo in oro al dorso in tassello nero e illustrazione con motivi dorati al piatto. Sovracoperta in plastica trasparente, con alette, col titolo stampato. Pagine in buono stato con leggere bruniture ai tagli. Numerose tavole illustrate in nero, fuori testo. USATO

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        ELOISE IN PARIS

      - THOMPSON,KAY. ELOISE IN PARIS. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1957. 8 x 11 1/4", boards stamped in silver, slight but of cover soil and wear at bottom of spine else VG+ in dust wrapper with 1" piece off front corner, small narrow piece off top of spine, spine has archival repair and small chip to bottom. Stated first printing. Illustrated by HILARY KNIGHT with color illustrations on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY KAY THOMPSON. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Schiff nach Europa. Synthetischer Roman, geschrieben 1954-1956. Optisch organisiert von Karl Gerstner.

      Verlag Arthur Niggli,., Teufen, 1957 - 212 (4) Seiten, Orig.-Leinen mit Orig.-Umschlag, Groß-8°. - Umschlag gering gebräunt, minimal 'gerändert'; sehr gutes Exemplar ! Kommentar: *Erste Ausgabe. - Markus Kutter schrieb den "synthetischen Roman", eine Art Gesellschaftsstudie einer Schiffsreise von New York nach Genua auf dem später gesunkenen Atlantikliner Andrea Doria. - - 1957 als eines der schönsten Schweizer Bücher ausgezeichnet. - 'Schiff nach Europa' ist ein Typografieklassiker des 20. Jahrhunderts. - [AKZIDENZ-GROTESK]

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        CAT IN THE HAT

      - SEUSS,DR. THE CAT IN THE HAT. NY:Random Hse. (1957). 8vo, flat paper over boards (not glazed paper), 61p., Fine in dw with price intact (dw has small paper restoration on spine, some soil, closed tear and fraying). 1st edition of Seuss's first reader (correct binding paper and price). The original price of this book is the cause of considerable confusion. This first reader was originally published at $2.00. When the publishers decided to make a series of beginning readers, they priced all of them at $1.95 and lowered the price of this title to conform, thus the price of this book went down instead of up as time went by. Illustrated in bright color throughout. In addition to becoming a household name, the Cat In The Hat is extremely important in the history of education and children's literature. At the same time that it was amusing, it was bringing the basic concepts of reading to tens of thousands of little children who were learning without being "taught". It was a marked departure from the boring Dick and Jane type reader. The challenge of writing an entire book using only 220 different words and making the book enjoyable was enormous. Teachers began to use this book in their classrooms and it was not long before the Cat In The Hat became an American icon. First editions of this title are extremely scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cat in the Hat

      New York: Random House, Inc.,, 1957. Octavo. Original pictorial blue boards, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. A very good copy in the bright jacket with a little chipping to spine ends and tips, extremities rubbed and creased. First edition, first issue, with the price listed on the dust jacket as 200/200 and the boards not laminated as in later issues.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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