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      NY: Random House, 1957. 8vo., green cloth in dust jacket; 1168 pages. First Edition, first printing (so stated) with the dark-green top stain & with the "10/57" code at the bottom corner of the front flap dust jacket. Very Good (small name stamped to front endpaper; covers nice with contents clean & tight, all hinges tight); bit of edge wear (with few small tears & creases but with no chips; price-clipped) d/j. $500.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Death at the Strike

      London: Heinemann, 1957. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1957. A very good book (one small line to the page block foot), without inscriptions. A small rubbed patch to the front board and a little rubbing to the corners. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper. The wrapper was designed by 'BB' (Denys Watkins-Pitchford) and is scarce in its own right. "Nathaniel Ironsides Goss takes a short fishing trip to the West Country, and on his first night hooks, not the record-breaking carp he hopes for, but what seems to be a drowning man." The third in a series of three thrillers starring Nathaniel Goss and based on sporting situations.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Encyclopedia Britannica - 1957 - 24 Volume Complete Set

      William Benton, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 1957 - Complete 26 volume set. 24 volumes + 2 additional year book volumes for 1957 and 1958. Publisher's red cloth with gold thistle on front. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        D'un château l'autre

      - Gallimard, Paris 1957, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edizione su carta comune con il corretto colophon del 4 giugno 1957 18 ° edizione di falsa dichiarazione. autografo Firmato di Louis-Ferdinand Celine Renee: "... onore e ricordo di una serata molto bella ..." - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant comportant le bon achevé d'imprimer du 4 Juin 1957, fausse mention de 18ème édition. Envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à Renée : "... hommage et souvenir d'une très aimable soirée..." Agréable exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Hundred and One Dalmatians - SIGNED by both Illustrators

      New York: Viking, 1957. A first edition, first printing published by Viking in 1957. A near fine book signed to Morag Gait from both illustrators, additionally signed on the title page by both illustrators. In a good+ unclipped wrapper with some internal tape repairs. Some rubbing and creasing to the spine and corners. Rare signed by the illustrators - the famous dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Pete's [Tavern, New York City]

      New York: 1957. Watercolor on Colonial Illustration Board from Sam Flax, 40 East 28th St., NYC. 20 x 30 inches. Signed and dated lower left. Birth: Oct. 22, 1914 Springfield Hampden County Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 10, 1994 Monterey, Monterey County California, USA Margaret served in the WAVEs. Pete's at 129 East 18th Street is the Oldest Continuously Operating Bar Restaurant in New York City

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Il variopinto pifferaio di Hàmelin.

      Officina Bodoni, 1957. Cm. 25, pp.26 (4). Con sei tavole f.t. di Tono Zancanaro (due acqueforti e quattro calcografie). Bross. orig. Tiratura di 120 esemplari su carta a mano Magnani. Ottima conservazione. Traduzione di Antenore Foresta. Cfr. Jentsch, p.362 (per l'illustratore)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Ephesian Story. Translated and Introduced by Paul Turner.

      Golden Cockerel Press. 1957. 8vo., original full green morocco, boards with gilt line blocks, spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated with collotype reproductions of 6 brush drawings by Eric Fraser. Spine slightly darkened, otherwise a very good copy. Preserved in original cloth slipcase. Limited edition of 300 numbered copies, this one of 75 specially bound and with an extra suite of the pictures, including one not printed in the book. "To illustrate this sister-volume to Apollonius of Tyre, published the previous year, I turned to Eric Fraser, who of course was not an engraver and had never worked with me before. He made wash drawings on linoleum which we printed over a terracotta tint which we repeated in the canvas of the ordinary bindings. The separate set of drawings accompanying the specials were printed without the terracotta background. These two volumes pleased me much". (Cock- a-hoop 207) From the library of Thomas Yoseloff, the last owner of the Golden Cockerel Press, by family descent, but with no ownership markings.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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      New York: Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc, 1957. 1st Printing. INSCRIBED by Wilson on the ffep [dated Dec/65]. Black cloth spine over blue cloth boards. White dust jacket printed in pale blue & lavender. Square & tight. Newspaper offset to front eps. VG+. Jacket spine panel lightly sun-tanned. A few small chips to spine panel crown, and other minor edgewear. Very Good.. ix, [5], 335, [3] pp (including Index). Suite of 17 b/w photographic images on 8 leaves. 8vo. 8-1/2" x 5-7/8"

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Stierkampf, Szenen aus der Corrida

      Sevilla 1957 - Stenzel, Max. Stierkampf, Szenen aus der Corrida. 13 signierte Bll. Zeichnungen. Tusche und Deckfarben auf Bütten, 2 Bll. dat. (19)57 u. 59. Auf Kartons geheftet, dort 8 Bll. mit eigenh. Ortsangabe Sevilla. Einige Bll. mit durchschlagender Leimspur. Ca. 31 : 50 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dietrich Schneider-Henn]
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        Philipp Cave

      London, England: Abbé Breuil Publications, 1957. Small folio, 14.5 x 11 inches. Of this edition of Philipp Cave, Vol. II, 1,330 copies have been printed of which 130 have been bound in quarter niger and numbered I-110 and i-xx. This is copy number 101 and is apparently signed by the author/publisher, but not guaranteed. The goatskin leather is medium brown. Crisp gilt-stamped lettering of the author, title and publisher to the spine. The boards bound in a handsome beige linen (or linen-like) fabric. The binding is exceptionally clean; scarcely a hint of soiling. The text was printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co., London and Colchester. The photographs were reproduced by collotype, and the drawings by collotype and hand-stencil process, by Hourdebaigt, Trianon Press (France) and Beaufumé, in Paris. Unbumped spine head and tail and with sharp corners. Deckled fore edge and bottom edge to a handsome effect. Arches pure rag moulded paper. Color frontispiece, with vi and 21 numbered pages of text, and with XXVII plates and with photograph figures a to f and 1 to 17. With original tissue guards present. The book is exceptionally clean, almost crisp. Probably unread or else very gently read. A Fine copy.. First Edition. Quarter-leather. Fine/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        4.50 From Paddington. SIGNED COPY.

      London.: Collins Crime Club., 1957. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good copy and SIGNED "With love from AGATHA CHRISTIE" directly onto the title page. No inscriptions, tears or loss. 256 tightly bound pages with tanning to page ends only. Outer red boards with black lettering is unmarked.Rich colour uniform from the front to back panel. The wrapper is complete without any price shown on the front flap (export copy). Slight fade to spine. Dated 1957 on the copyright page with no other dates mentioned. First UK edition. This copy was OWNED BY THE MOVIE STAR AND BOOK COLLECTOR Jack Palance. Loosely laid in to this copy is a very collectable "Jack Palance Collection 2006" Bookplate from the auction of more than 1400 books as well as household items and memorabilia. that took place in October 2006 at Jack Palance's huge ranch in Drum Pennsylvania. An extremely popular and rare copy as this has the signature of the great Agatha Christie direct to the title page.

      [Bookseller: baggins books & collectables]
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        Le mirage

      - Albin Michel, Paris 1957, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese, una delle 67 copie numerate su pergamena del Marais, solo le carte. copia piacevole e raro. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 67 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin du Marais, seuls grands papiers. Agréable et rare exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Door Into Summer

      New York: Doubleday, 1957. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Dustjacket. First Edition Stated, First Issue Dj, Not Price-Clipped ($2.95). Light Rubbing At Edges, But Along A 3/16" X 1/8" Strip Along The Bottom Edge The Cloth Has Been Abraded Away; There Are A Few Tiny Light Spots At The Top Edge Of The Sheets. The Dj Has Wear, Especially At Corners, A Few Tiny Losses At Corners And Tips And At Bottom Of Spine, A Few Short Closed Tears, And A Few Spots Where Red Of Dj Has Bled Through To Inside Of Dj Without Any Trace Of Staining. Dj Has Small Areas Of Interior Tape Reinforcement At Folds. Center Of Dj Spine Is Olive Yellow, Top And Bottom Are Medium Gray, Thus Faded Somewhat. All Lettering And Design On Dj Is Clear.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        The Door into Summer

      US: Doubleday, 1957 Near Fine apparently unread book, with light shelf wear, very slight slant, mild page edge yellowing, previous owner name in red top of front paste-down hidden by front flap; in a Good jacket with chips and wear edges and spine ends, some color loss, small closed tears, sun fade to spine and along top edge of front panel. Price of $2.95 present on front flap.

      [Bookseller: Squid Ink Books]
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        THE TOWN. Limited edition signed by William Faulkner.

      New York: Random House, 1957. [x], 371 pages of text. Original hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear. Original acetate wrapper has a few small tears and is slightly shelfworn. Limited edition of 450 copies signed by William Faulkner on a special limitation page, which is very slightly browned. The inner hinge opens easily, and there is minor "skinning" of the handmade endpapers onto the gutter of the limitation page which does not affect the autograph. The first and final few pages are slightly wavy. The text is clean and unmarked. 1st state of text: page 327 with the text of line 8 repeated in line 10. Stated: First printing. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) ]
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        L'exil et le royaume

      - Gallimard, Paris 1957, 11,5x18cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo firmato Albert Camus André Maury. Torna insolated, macchie sui piatti. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Albert Camus à André Maury. Dos insolé, piqûres sur les plats.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        The Lord of the Rings, 1st US Edition, Early Printngs with Dustjackets and Variant Cloth

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1957. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. J.R.R. Tolkien. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Houghton Mifflin , 1957/1957/1958 1st Editions, 7th imp./5th imp./4th impressions. An exceptionally scarce and lovely set of first editions of this classic of fantasy literature. The set is all original cloth with the correct dustjackets. The dustjackets are all in Very Good condition, with only The Two Towers being price clipped. The Fellowship has a closed tear to the lower front panel, with minor chips and loss to the tips of the spine and fold areas. The Two Towers and Return of the King are very clean and bright, with minor chips and loss mainly to the ends of the spine. This set is very scarce, with the variant Slate Blue/Grey Binding on the Fellowship of the Ring and the Two Towers, the only impressions that have this variant binding from the publisher. Gift inscription on the Fellowship, and the Return has a previous owners name that has been blacked out on the front free endpaper, no other writing noted. Original maps present in all three volumes, with a minor repair to a tear at the mounting fold of The Fellowship. The set now housed in a custom Black Leather Slipcase, featuring Tolkiens Ring & Eye device, Tengwar titles and author, and Tolkien's monogram to the rear board. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        Meine Augen sind müde. Plakatmanifest und Ausstellungskatalog 'Malereien von Hundertwasser' 17. Okt. - 24. Nov. 1957.

      Wien, Galerie St. Stephan. 1957 - 31,5 x 89 cm. 1 Bogen, beidseitig bedruckt (Offset), gefaltet. Das ungewöhnliche Format enthält seine Texte 'Ich esse nicht gern Kirschen', 'Ich bin schon ganz vertrottelt', ein Verzeichnis der Leihgeber (Max Lersch, Walter Eckert, Lara Vinci) und die Liste der zuletzt entstandenen Bilder. Otto Mauer, der Leiter der Galerie, distanzierte sich von Passagen im Text Hundertwassers, einer frühen Erscheinung seiner Architekturphantasien (Besser ist es, die Leute abzuknallen oder im Mutterleib umzubringen), die ein Jahr später in seinem Verschimmelungsmanifest zusammengefasst wurden. Die Galerie, 1923 von Otto Kallir als 'Neue Galerie' gegründet, hatte Mauer seit 1954, als er Domprediger von St. Stephan wurde, mit Kirchenhilfe von Kallir gemietet und 1963 in 'nächt' St. Stephan umbenennen müssen (Kallir nannte seine New Yorker Neugründung St. Etienne). Diese dritte Ausstellung Hundertwassers in Wien, seine erste außerhalb des Art Clubs, geht einher mit seinem internationalen Durchbruch dem Kauf seines Hauses in der Normandie und der Segeltour mit Hans Neuffer von Skandinavien nach England. Optisch und inhaltlich bedeutendes Dokument der 50er Jahre in Wien. - Gutes Exemplar, gefaltet, minimale Öffnung in einer Bugfalte. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Chagall Lithograph II (Band 2) : 1957 - 1962.

      210 S. Gebundene Ausgabe Exempl. in einem guten Gesamtzust., geringe Mängel und Gebrauchsspuren möglich. Der Schutzumschlag ist gut erhalten, lediglich an Ecken und Kanten leicht bestoßen. Der Kopfschnitt des Exemplares ist leicht angestaubt. Innen ist das Exemplar in einem guten Zustand. Insgesamt handelt es sich um ein schönes und sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Random House, New York 1957. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1957 with no additional printings. Single signature binding. Unglazed boards. Illustrated boards. 200/200 dust jacket price. {ref: Younger and Hirsch 7, Zielinski}.Book Condition: Near Fine, superior copy, shelf wear, light spots. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, short tears.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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      L'UNIONE TIPOGRAFICO EDITRICE 1957 58, TORINO - ITALIANO Tre volumi, traduzione di Andrea Maffei, edizione riveduta e ritoccata dal medesimo, pagine con fioritura, gore, alcuni strappetti ai bordi interni, con legature lente e tagli non rifilati, brossura editoriale morbida presente solo al vol.III, tutti e tre ricoperti in carta a tema floreale

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        BIG PLANET

      Avalon Books [1957], New York - Octavo, cloth. Signed by Vance on the title page. "In Big Planet Vance provided an sf model for the planetary romance which has been of significant use for forty years. The planet of this novel is a huge though Earthlike world, with enough landmass to provide realistic venues in which a wide range of social systems can operate." - Malcolm J. Edwards and John Clute, SFE (online). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (18582) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Cat in the Hat

      Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Random House, New York 1957. First Edition / First Printing / Third Issue. Dated 1957 with no additional printings. Three signature binding. Glazed boards. Illustrated boards. 195/195 dust jacket price. {ref: Younger and Hirsch 7, Zielinski}. Book Condition: Fine, superior copy, soft shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, short tears, spots.

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        On the Road

      New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Fine, with a small scuff to edge of page block and very light wear to cloth at spine ends. White title stamping is very sharp and bright. In a Near Fine first issue dust jacket with publisher's price intact, light rubbing (mainly along the folds), light wear at spine ends, and a thin strip of light offsetting along the bottom edge of the blank verso and fronts of flaps, seemingly from an old-style dust jacket sleeve. A stunning copy of the defining work of the Beat Generation.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      LE MONNIER, 1957. ITALIANO 0,42 Due fascicoli della pubblicazione semestrale, nuova serie, brossure editoriali morbide, ingiallite al dorso, scolorite ed il fasc. I con traccia di umidità, bordi stanchi, pagine ancora intonse, brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, testi di A.Grilli, F.Munari, A.Ronconi, G.B.Alberti ed altri USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        White Man Listen!

      First edition. 8vo., original black cloth, lettered in white and red, dust jacket. New York, Doubleday and Company.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Le mirage

      first edition of the French translation, one of 67 numbered copies on vellum of the Marais, only large papers.Pleasant and rare copy. Albin Michel Paris 1957 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Der Satz vom Grund. Erstausgabe v. 1957 signiert!

      Martin Heidegger Der Satz vom Grund Pfullingen : Günther Neske, 1957 Erstausgabe. Leinen mit Original-Schutzumschlag. 212 Seiten. Vorsatzblatt mit Widmung von M. Heidegger an Fritz Kraus (1903-1960, Schüler v. Karl Löwith, 1934-1943 Redaktionsmitglied der "Frankfurter Zeitung", nach 1945 freier Journalist): "Für / Dr. Fritz Kraus / mit herzlichem Dank u. Gruß / Freiburg 3. Aug. 57 / Martin Heidegger" Zustand: Sehr gut. Einband foliert, Schutzumschlag an der Oberkante leicht berieben und mit kleinem Einriss auf der Vorderseite (siehe Fotos). Schnitt dem Alter entsprechend leicht verschmutzt. Kleiner Namenseintrag auf Innenseite des vorderen Buchdeckels, unterem Rand von Titelblatt und Seite 25. Bleistiftanmerkungen auf S. 7 (Vorwort) u. hinterem Vorsatzblatt. Beiliegend: - Programm des Neske-Verlags "Neuerscheinungen Herbst 1956" - Programm des Neske-Verlags fürs Frühjahr 1957 - Versandzettel des Neske-Verlags an Dr. Fritz Kraus in Überlingen/Bodensee für 5 versch. Rezensionsexemplare, darunter Heideggers "Der Satz vom Grund" u. "Hebel - Der Hausfreund" - Fritz Kraus, "Heidegger bedenkt das Atomzeitalter" (Stuttgarter Zeitung, 1957, Zeitungsausschnitt) - E. Traugott, "Das Schwierige liegt in der Sprache. Heidegger-Ernte 1957" (Christ & Welt, 1957, Zeitungsausschnitt) - jb (Kürzel), "Heidegger liest" (Stuttgarter Zeitung, 1957, Zeitungsausschnitt)

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      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Wörterbuch der aegyptischen Sprache - 6 Bände - komplett. BAnd sechs - Deutsch aegyptisches Wörterverzeichnis in alpgabetischer und sachlichen Ordnung nebst Verzeichnissen der koptischen, semitischen und griechischen Wörter, herausgegeben im Auftrag der Deutschen Akademien.

      Berlin : Akademie-Verlg, 1957 - XVI, 583, 506, 489, 569, 639, VIII, 256 Seiten Goldprägung, alle sechs Bände guter bis sehr guter Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 15550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Schäfer]
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      Econ-Verlag [1957]., Düsseldorf - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-259 [260: blank] [261-264: ads], illustrations, original black cloth stamped in silver. Second edition. PRESENTATION COPY WITH SIGNED INSCRIPTION BY OBERTH TO KARL WILLOMITZER DATED 20 JANUARY 1960 ON THE TITLE PAGE AND ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY OBERTH ON THE HALF TITLE PAGE. Oberth's work proved space flight possible. Nearly all modern space travel concepts used today are founded on his ideas. Ciancone 178. Hübner 730. Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 507. Willomitzer's ink-stamped name at upper edge of the title page. Small abrasion to front paste-down (hidden under the jacket flap), else a fine copy in bright, very good dust jacket with light wear at edges and three small chips from upper edges. A nice copy. Signed copies of this book are uncommon. (#135152) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Artificial Nigger and Other Tales [A Good Man Is Hard to Find]

      London: Neville Spearman, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Impression of the author's first collection of short stories, one of only 2000 copies printed. 8vo: 251,[1]pp. Publisher's crimson paper-covered boards with simulated cloth grain, spine lettered in gilt; strikingly illustrated dust jacket printed in brown and red, priced 13s/6d. About Fine (offsetting to end papers), bright and tight without foxing, stains or inscriptions; about Fine jacket, very lightly rubbed to tips of spine panel. Yet another example of the value to be found in the graphically superior designs of most UK editions of American authors's works. Farmer A2.I.b.1. Originally published in New York, in 1955, as A Good Man is Hard to Find. O'Connor's "position with regard to race relations is a difficult and contentious one. Stories like 'The Artificial Nigger' and 'Everything that Rises Must Converge', which deal explicitly with race, can seem to moralize against racism while themselves rehearsing racist portrayals of African-Americans. But as Alice Walker has observed, O'Connor's general tendency in her stories is to refuse attempts at rendering African-Americans at all: 'she leaves them free, in the reader's imagination, to inhabit another landscape, another life, than the one she creates for them. This is a kind of grace many writers do not have'." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Il variopinto pifferaio di Hàmelin.

      Officina Bodoni,, Verona, 1957 - Cm. 25, pp.26 (4). Con sei tavole f.t. di Tono Zancanaro (due acqueforti e quattro calcografie). Bross. orig. Tiratura di 120 esemplari su carta a mano Magnani. Ottima conservazione. Traduzione di Antenore Foresta. Cfr. Jentsch, p.362 (per l'illustratore) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Espaces - 13 Dessins, Lavis, Aquarelles.

      Au Vent d'Arles, Paris. 1957 - First edition. Elephant folio. Préface par André Verdet. One of 300 numbered copies. 13 high quality lithographic plates, printed by Daniel Jacomet "sur papier à la cuve du Moulin Richard de Bas spécialement filigrané pour cette édition". The preface is printed is on three folded sheets of handmade paper. This and the plates are loosely preserved in a cloth and burlap folder the cover of which is a silkscreen which Braque especially made for this edition. Presentation copy inscribed to the Spanish fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga, firstly by the author of the Preface: "Pour Monsieur Balenciaga en homage - A Verdet - 57" and beneath this by the artist himself: "Pour Balenciaga - G Braque - 1957". Very cleverly Braque incorporates an artist's palette into the initial "G" of his name. Balenciaga opened his first boutique in San Sebastián in Spain, in 1918, and then opened branches in Madrid and Barcelona. After the Spanish Civil War forced him to close his shops he opened his couture house in Paris, in 1937, where he remained in business until 1968. Cecil Beaton dubbed him "fashion's Picasso" and it was on Balenciaga's advice that the other great designer of the period, Hubert de Givenchy, produced a series of embroidered coats in honour of Braque and Joan Miró who were among the influences on Balenciaga's own designs. The plates and accompanying Preface are in fine state, on a very good indeed folder with cloth ties, which is a bit grubby at the edges but with the Braque silkscreen in very good state with only slight rubbing to the colours. The lettering of his name did not fully take to the material. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, 1957 Signed, limited tenth anniversary edition. One of 2,000 copies signed by Ayn Rand on the limitation page. A Near Fine copy, in a very good publisher's acetate jacket with light rubbing, in a Very Good or better slip case,

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        SNG von Aulock: Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Deutschland Sammlung von Aulock (17/18 parts)

      1957 - 1957-1968, the near-complete original set of this five-star rated sylloge, 17 parts (volume 16 is missing), Parts 1-15 in four full morocco bindings, front boards elaborately stamped, card covers bound in, Parts 17 and 18 in original brown card covers, all folio, plates 1-248, 269-304, 8,000+ coins illustrated. An attractive set. The missing part (16--Nachträge II) records the supplement for Mysia, Troas, Aeolis, and Lesbos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Davis]
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        Untitled [Lady's Shoe]. Photograph with Certificate of Authenticity.

      1957. 1957 - Photograph of WARH-0297 (ink and gold leaf on paper); D1293 with photocopy of Certificate of Authenticity, signed by Hughes. Description of the work on letterhead of the Unna Gallery, Chicago, Il. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Ice-Cold in Alex - with the rare wrap-around band

      Heinemann, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine. Landon, Christopher: back back to catalogue page WITH THE RARE WRAP-AROUND BAND Landon, Christopher: 'Ice Cold In Alex' First UK Edition Heinemann 1957 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1957. A near fine book with a gift inscription to the front endpaper. Some light shadowing to the top of the spine. In a very good unclipped wrapper with a chip to the head of the spine with three external tape repairs. With the wrap-around band showing John Mills, Sylvia Sims et al. having a well earned drink. Rare with the band.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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