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      Random House, NY 1957 - 61 pages bound in one signature. Contents very clean without any names nor marks. There are no creases or tears or soil to any of the pages. The hinges are film with no sign of cracks The matte paper over boards cover is sharp, bright, clean & square. The tips are gently rubbed; slight rubbing to top & bottom of spine. The spine has a couple of dings to the paper & a few tiny dings to the spine's edge. The scarce book is in exceptional condition, a conservative VG+, well above other copies I've seen available. The very uncommon first issue dustjacket has the $2.00 price (unclipped) and is very bright, clean, sharp, without tears. Corners gently rubbed. Top & bottom of spine has slight creasing covering 1/2" to 1 inch. Its unfortunate defect is a jagged piece of paper measuring 3 1/2" by 1/3" that is missing along the spine. It has taken out the "Dr. Seuss" and the "RAN" (in Random House). There is a tiny piece that obscures the "T" in "Hat". A professional paper conservator could reproduce the missing piece and marry it to the rest of the jacket. If not for the missing piece of spine paper, the jacket is very bright, VG+. The photo scans of the jacket are taken without the mylar cover. With the Brodart, the jacket looks even better. Please "Ask Bookseller" if this is available before ordering. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books]
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        Tragedie e Liriche

      ROMA: EDIZIONI CREMONESE, 1957. Rilegato. BUONO. 11 17. I Classici Azzurri USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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      JONATHAN CAPE 1957 - First Edition, First Printing Near fine crisp book with a stunning, bright, near fine dust jacket. Original crisp black covered boards with a silver gun and red rose to the front of the boards. Red titles to spine. The book is in near fine condition with square boards with sharp corners. The boards are clean with no edgewear. The book has a tight and square binding. The end papers are clean with no owner names, no book plates, no book store stamps, and no inscriptions. The internal pages are bright, clean and flat with No marks, No inscriptions, No stains, No bent pages and No foxing. Beautiful bright clean book. Please see images for details. The original first edition price clipped dust jacket is in beautiful, bright condition for this title having benefited from very slight restoration by an expert paper conservationist to the spine tips; and as such presents in near fine condition. This jacket is usually found in poor condition with large chips, and badly damaged and sunned (darkened) spines,and often large chunks of the spine completely missing. The colors tones of this jacket are usually bright. No darkening to the spine as is otherwise common with this jacket. The jacket has No rips, No tears, No edgewear, No chips, No rubbing, and No foxing. Beautiful bright jacket which presents the book very nicely. Please see the many detailed images. A handsome collectible copy of this scarce Fleming title. Presents well on the shelf.ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other Ian Fleming/Bond listings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1957 - First Edition. Very good in a dust jacket with a couple of tiny interior tape mends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        The Diamond Smugglers (gilt title variant)

      Jonathan Cape, London 1957 - First edition, first impression, second (and rarer) state, with GILT titles on the spine and finer texture on the black paper covered boards. Jacket is uniform in colour and not faded on the spine. Original price intact. Contents clean with neat former owner's name at the top of the front end paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SAFEL]
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        Composition jaune, orange et verte", Farblithographie, signiert + limitiert

      1957 - SERGE POLIAKOFF, Moskau 1900 - 1969 Paris, Composition jaune, orange et verte, 1957, Farblithographie, Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert, Links unten bezeichnet "E.D.a." ( epreuve d´artiste), Seltener Probeabzug für den Künstler vor der nummerierten Auflage von 150 Exemplaren, Darstellungsgröße: 39,5 x 55 cm, Rahmen: 74 x 90 cm, Werkverzeichnis Poliakoff/Schneider 14, Handgefertigter Rahmen, säurefreies Passepartout, Museumsglas. Versand in Deutschland kostenlos, Europa Euro 100,-, Welt Euro 150,-

      [Bookseller: Michael Draheim]
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        Golda Meir

      , c. 1957-1965. c. 1957-1965. Exceedingly rare Autograph Letter Signed "Golda" as Israeli Foreign Minister, on her 3.75" x 2" business card imprinted in Hebrew "Golda Meir/Foreign Minister." In Hebrew, translated. To Baruch (Zuckerman). In full "Dear Baruch, I am very sorry that I will not be able to attend your birthday, along with your whole family. A thrombosis in my leg has put me in the hospital. Had I come I would have asked for permission to say what is in my heart. I will wait for another opportunity and for now I will only send you my best wishes and many returns. I send my love to you, Nina and the girls." As Golda Meir served as Israeli Foreign Minister from July 1956 to January 1966 and Baruch Zuckerman's birthday was June 26th, this letter must have been written between 1957 and 1965. When she announced her retirement as Foreign Minister, Meir cited her health problems as part of the reason, so the letter, penned from her hospital bed, was most probably written in the early 1960s. It is in fine condition with an indiscernible mid-vertical fold. Autograph Letters Signed of Golda Meir are virtually unobtainable. In the last 27 years, while Meir Typed Letters Signed have appeared at major auction houses from time to time, not one ALS has ever been offered for sale. This one, written to an early Zionist leader, is one of exceptional Israeli historical association.Baruch Zuckerman (1887-1970) emigrated from Poland to the United States in 1904 and, inspired by Herzl, founded the Poale Zion Publishing Association in New York which published the works of leading Zionists who sought to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine. Poale Zion (Hebrew for Workers of Zion) was a movement of Marxist Zionist workers circles founded in various Russian cities around 1900 and in New York City in 1903. He was executive director of the People's Relief Committee from 1915 to 1924 when it disbanded, and accompanied Herbert Hoover and investment banker Herbert Lehman to Poland to bring food and clothing to those in need. After World War I, Poale Zion in Palestine was merged by David Ben-Gurion into the Achdut Ha'avoda party which eventually became Mapai of which Golda Meir was a member and later secretary-general. Zuckerman, leader of the American Poale Zion, was one of the founders and officers of the American Jewish Congress and president of the Labor Zionist Organization of America which Meir joined in 1915. After Nina and Baruch Zuckerman and their daughters moved to Jerusalem in 1932, their house became a meeting place for the leaders of the Zionist Movement. Golda Meir had to go back to America with her two children because her daughter Sara had kidney trouble for which suitable treatment was not available in Palestine. Her husband Morris Meyerson, who stayed behind, moved in with the Zuckermans. "Everyone thought Morris Meyerson was our father because our father was never home," recalls Baruch's younger daughter Nomi. In 1937, Nomi Zuckerman graduated high school and went to study at a teacher's seminary in Tel Aviv. Golda Meir had already returned so Nomi moved in with Golda's family and helped to run the household, "although," recalled Nomi, "Golda baked the Shabbat cake." While his wife and daughters remained in Palestine, Baruch Zuckerman's many activities as an emissary precluded him from residing in Israel until his retirement in 1956.

      [Bookseller: University Archives ]
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        On The Road.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1957. First edition of Kerouac's classic novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in an excellent dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Jacket design by Bill English. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The raucous, exuberant, often wildly funny account of a journey through America and Mexico, Jack Kerouac's On the Road instantly defined a generation on its publication in 1957: it was, in the words of a New York Times reviewer, "the clearest and most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat.'" Written in the mode of ecstatic improvisation that Allen Ginsberg described as "spontaneous bop prosody," Kerouac's novel remains electrifying in its thirst for experience and its defiant rebuke of American conformity. In his portrayal of the fervent relationship between the writer Sal Paradise and his outrageous, exasperating, and inimitable friend Dean Moriarty, Kerouac created one of the great friendships in American literature; and his rendering of the cities and highways and wildernesses that his characters restlessly explore are a hallucinatory travelogue of a nation he both mourns and celebrates. "On the Road has become a classic of the Beat Movement with its stream-of-consciousness depiction of the rejection of mainstream American values set in a physical and metaphysical journey across America" (Book in America, 136). It is the basis for the 2012 film featuring Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Alice Braga, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan, Elisabeth Moss, Kirsten Dunst, and Viggo Mortensen. The executive producers were Francis Ford Coppola, Patrick Batteux, Jerry Leider, and Tessa Ross.

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        CHAGALL. Mit 15 Original-Lithographien - Komplett.

      Paris, MAEGHT Editeur (Imprime par Draeger Freres a Montrouge), 1957 - Bll. + 179 S. inkl. Poemes, Inhaltsverz., Biographie u. mit zahlr. s/w. u. farb. Abbildungen (Textgraphiken, Tafeln.) u. mit insges. 15 "Lithographies originales" tirees par Mourlot Freres, davon Umschlag (dopp. farb. mit insges. 2 kl. Läsuren u. Kapiteln leicht berieben) - 1 farb. Titel-Lithogr. - 2 s/w. Lithogr., 11 farb. Lithographien davon 4 dopp. - Graphiken sind schön erhalten ! - Papier innen minimal randgebräunt. * Marc Chagall (1887-1985) +++++WIR VERSENDEN BÜCHER AB 20 € NUR MIT EINSCHREIBEN ODER PER DHL MIT SENDUNGSVERFOLGUNG // ZAHLUNG MIT KREDITKARTE/PAYPAL WILLKOMMEN+++++ Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 780 Kl.-4° (24, 5 x 20, 5 cm), OIll.-GanzKarton (Gebunden-soft) mit OIll.-Umschlag (farb. dopp. Lithographie - siehe Abb.) u. Celloph.-Schutzfolie (Folie mit kl. Gebrauchsspuren). Kopfschnitt minimal nachergraut. Gut erhalten insges. - kl. Mängeln am Umschlag-Lithographie sind im Preis berücksichtigt. Preise nach oben - schnell zugreifen !

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Ungererbad-Wilfrid Robin]
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        10 Original Fotografien Vintage prints. Silbergelatine Abzüge. Bildformat jeweis +/- 16,5 x 22,0 cm, eines 12,2 x 22,6 cm. Rückseitig Stempel des Fotografen sowie des Architekten Prof. Dipl. Ing. Karl Otto, Architekt B.D.A. - Auf zwei Aufnahmen befindet sich der Stempel "Internationale Bauausstellung Berlin 1957 Abt. "Die Stadt von morgen" Atelier Prof. Dipl. Ing. Karl Otto. - DABEI: Eine Original Fotografie von Foto Wimmer, Berlin mit rückseitigem Text (das Foto zeigt ein Modell des Architekten Bernhard Pfau). - Durchweg schön erhalten. - Preis für die 10 Fotografien zusammen. - Siehe die Abbildung.

      ***** KOESTER, Arthur: International Architecture Exhibition "Interbau Berlin 1957. 10 original vintage photographs vintage prints. Silver gelatin prints. Size: +/-16.5 x 22.0 cm, 12.2 x 22.6 cm. On verso photographers and architect stamp (= Prof. dipl. engineer Karl Otto, architect B.D.A. - Additional: Wimmer, Berlin: Design model, named on verso (the photo shows a model of the architect Bernhard Pfau). 6

      [Bookseller: FOTOKUNST-Antiquariat Fahl Inhaber: Joac]
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        Autograph letter signed ("Nikolaus").

      [Vienna, c 1957]. - 4 SS. auf 2 Bll. Gr.-8vo. To his first wife Gislinde Kühbeck, towards whom he complains bitterly about (alleged) intrigues of the Viennese Burgtheater, and asking to call Thomas Harlan (son of the German director Veit Harlan), with whom Kinski should establish the "Junge Ensemble" at Berlin in tzhe year after.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Scuole Professionali Salesiane, 1957. Ponderoso vol. in-4° (cm. 32,6x24,2), pp. 464, (3) con RITRATTI di Alfredo DE ANDRADE e consorte (Costanza Brocchi) e 626 ILLUSTRAZIONI b.n.(perlopiù DISEGNI architettonici o di dettagli di suppellettili, ferri, il pavone, ornati metallici lignei pittorici ecc., a piena o mezza pagina e molte FOTO d'EPOCA d'insieme o di dettaglio prima durante e dopo i lavori di ricostruzione e restauro 1885-1911). Cartoncino edit. a risvolti, insignif. urure alle cuffie, ma ottimo es. In APPENDICE "Parole di Francesco CARANDINI, 8 sett. 1930, per la prima messa nella Chiesetta di San Pietro riconsacrata nel recinto del Castello, dove l'8 agosto 1929 furono trasportate le salme dei Castellani Alfredo e Costanza. La storia e i raffronti a molti altri castelli canavesani, piem., valdostani. Rarissimo esauriente ed imperdibile, ignoto a SBN ICCU.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Le Colonne]
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        HEMATITE: HIBBING HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK 1957 [With Photo of Robert Zimmerman/Bob Dylan]

      Hibbing, MN: Hibbing High School, 1957. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket; Cream spine with no lettering; Hibbing High School yearbook from 1957, featuring sophomore photo of Robert Zimmerman (Bob Dylan) on page 69. Some staining to the front, rear and spine; Pages toned; No writing/marking; 159 pages. SHELVE CASE #5. Dupont.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books ]
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        Autograph letter signed ("Nikolaus"). [Vienna, c 1957].

      1957. 4 SS. auf 2 Bll. Gr.-8vo. To his first wife Gislinde Kühbeck, towards whom he complains bitterly about (alleged) intrigues of the Viennese Burgtheater, and asking to call Thomas Harlan (son of the German director Veit Harlan), with whom Kinski should establish the "Junge Ensemble" at Berlin in tzhe year after.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        The Shrouded Planet

      Gnome Press, Hicksville, NY 1957 - First Printing of the stated First Edition. Publisher's original binding and dust jacket, octavo, 188pp. Gnome Press File Copy: Signed "Gnome Press/ File Copy/ Martin Greenberg" on the front pastedown and "Robert Silverberg" on the title page. Interior page margins toned, else book in fine condition; and in fine dust jacket, with hint of soiling. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Teatro spagnolo del secolo d' oro

      TORINO: EDIZIONI RADIO ITALIANA, 1957. IED. Rilegato. BUONO. 18 24. La spiga. Collana di capolavori teatrali di ogni paese e di ogni tempo USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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      Düsseldorf: Econ-Verlag, [1957].. 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)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        From Russia, With Love.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. First edition of the fifth novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Octavo, original cloth. An excellent example in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. Signed by Sean Connery on the title page, who played James Bond in the film. Jacket design by Richard Chopping. "Described in the Times Literary Supplement as

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books ]
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        Raising Demons

      Farrar, Straus & Co., NY. 1957 - Farrar, Straus & CO., NY 1957 edition. First printing. Hardcover very good condition. Dust jacket good condition. 310 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peacock Publishing e.g. Judith Simmons]
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        Tragedie e Liriche

      EDIZIONI CREMONESE, 1957. ITALIANO 0,26 Legatura editoriale, copertina con dissolvenza al dorso, titoli in oro brunito ancora visibili, mende alle cuffie e punte, interno ben tenuto. Vol. N. 34 della collana, con introduzione e note di Nella Clara Roncaglia, buono l'aspetto complessivo. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        "Synthesis of the Elements in Stars"

      First edition in the original wrappers of this key work of 20th-century cosmology which showed that most of the elements that make up the universe are formed by nuclear reactions in the interiors of stars. This copy with the ownership signature of Stanford University high-energy physicist Herbert Conrad de Staebler on the cover. Margaret Burbidge was a pioneering astronomer whose did important work on quasars and distant galaxies; the masses and rotation of galaxies (supervising Vera Rubin in this subject early in her career); and instrumentation for the Hubble Space Telescope. She was the first woman to serve as Director of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, though the customary honorary title of Astronomer Royal was denied to her. This magisterial, 100-page paper has been described as "one of the most authoritative and comprehensive works of modern science" (Oxford Dictionary of Scientists, p. 268). It explains in detail how heavier elements like carbon and iron are produced in stars from lighter ones such as hydrogen and helium; posits the chemical evolution of the universe from the activity of stars; and provides observational evidence from stellar spectral line emulsions. It is now taken for granted by the general public, as well as by scientists, that the universe as we know it exists thanks to the synthesis of elements in the early stars. As Carl Sagan famously put it, "We are all star stuff". A beautiful copy of this important work. Reviews of Modern Physics volume 29, number 4. Lancaster PA & New York: American Physical Society, October 1957. Quarto. Original orange wrappers printed in black. Ownership signature "De Staebler" to the upper wrapper. Professionally rebacked to style. Minor bump to head of spine, minor creasing to the lower corner, spine and adjacent edges of wrappers faded, wrappers and contents overall fresh. An excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Alembic Rare Books]
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        Tragedie e Liriche

      EDIZIONI CREMONESE, ROMA 1957 - I Classici Azzurri ITALIANO Legatura editoriale, copertina con dissolvenza al dorso, titoli in oro brunito ancora visibili, mende alle cuffie e punte, interno ben tenuto. Vol. N. 34 della collana, con introduzione e note di Nella Clara Roncaglia, buono l'aspetto complessivo.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Poetry San Francisco Presents Seven Stray Cats in Sausalito: Jean McLean, Laura Uronovitz, Michael Grieg, Ann London, Gerd Stern, Robert Stock, Carol Christopher Drake, Jack Gilbert

      San Francisco: Poetry San Francisco, 1957. Good. First edition. Folio. [17] mimeographed leaves printed rectos only., Top stapled silkscreened cover on orange paper designed by Jack Gilbert and Joan Hartmann-McLean). Front wrap detached, small chips at the yapped edges, good. "These sheets have been assembled to accompany a reading at The Sausalito Little Theatre in Sausalito, February 8, 1957. They are limited to 150 copies and do not constitute magazine publication." Two other issues of the sheets were produced for readings in San Francisco and Berkeley.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        MURPHY [Publisher's Copy]

      New York: Grove Press([1957]). First American Edition, Cloth-backed boards. Beckett's first published novel, first published in England in 1938. Copy #22 of only 100 numbered copies SIGNED by the author and specially bound in gilt-stamped brown cloth and tan boards. Grove Press publisher Barney Rosset's copy with the following in his hand on the front endpaper: "publisher's copy/Barney Rosset - GROVE PRESS." Rosset introduced American readers to numerous significant writers, including Beckett, Ionesco, Genet, Pinter, and Stoppard. He led a successful legal battle to publish the uncensored version of D. H. Lawrence's novel LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER, and later was the American publisher of Henry Miller's controversial novel TROPIC OF CANCER. The right to publish and distribute Miller's novel in the United States was affirmed by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1964, in a landmark ruling for free speech and the First Amendment., Hardcover, Near Fine without dustwrapper, as issued

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        Auf der Erde und in der Hölle. Gedichte.

      Salzburg: Otto Müller, 1957. 125 S. 19 x 11 cm. Originalkunststoffbroschur im Schuber. 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. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Lyrik, Österreichische Literatur, Deutschsprachige Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts, Erstlingswerke, Erstlingswerk

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        From Russia, With Love.

      Jonathan Cape, London 1957 - First edition of the fifth novel in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. Octavo, original cloth. An excellent example in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. Signed by Sean Connery on the title page, who played James Bond in the film. Jacket design by Richard Chopping. "Described in the Times Literary Supplement as ‘most brilliant,’ the book was a great commercial success and helped to launch Fleming as a best-selling novelist It ended with Bond seriously wounded and nearly killed by fugu poison from the sex organs of the Japanese globe-fish While the ending was not quite Sherlock Holmes and his apparently fatal last struggle with evil at the Reichenbach Falls, Fleming had provided himself with an opportunity to remove his hero. He was not, however, to take it. There was public agitation when 007 was reported dead. Bond was irreplaceable" (Black, 27, 30). "This is a very highly sought after title, as it is generally considered the best novel in the series and the best of the movies, as well" (Biondi & Pickard, 44). Made into the 1964 film of the same title with Sean Connery as Bond and Lotte Lenya as ex-KGB agent Rosa Klebb. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      London: Peter Davies,, 1957. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine silver. With the dust jacket. Some faint marks to cloth, light spotting to edges and a strip of tanning to endpapers, a very good copy in the jacket rubbed at the extremities with small chips to the ends and corners and with a faint ring to front panel. First edition, first impression. The novel relates the publishing successes of a disturbingly unreflective and romantic young girl, based in part on late-Victorian novelist Marie Corelli. Matthew Walther observed (in a Spectator review of the recent reissue of Angel with an introduction by Hilary Mantel) how Angel, "convinced of her own genius... writes tawdry bestseller after tawdry bestseller and torments everyone around her... The book is not really a roman à clef so much as it is a kind of horrifying anti-memoir, Taylor's sounding of her own experience and dredging up her worst fears as a young female writer: mawkishness, philistinism, naïveté, stupidity, solipsism.

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      INTERLINGUE 0,24 A cura dell'Istituto Universitario di Magistero di Catania, introduzione, testo critico, traduzione e note a cura di Rosario Anastasi, brossura editoriale in cartoncino morbido, ruvido, ingiallito e con bordi stanchi, pagine ingiallite attorno ai testi, in italiano e latino USATO

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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).

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      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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      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]

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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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        Simple Stakes A Claim.

      Rinehart & Company 1957 - 9997406044 Signed by Author 9997406044 Very good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Fair) Cloth, 20 cm, 191 pages. First edition. Inscribed 'Especially for Naomi Thomas, Sincerely, Langston Hughes, Sept. 29, 1957' in light blue ink on front free endpaper. Inkstamp of Naomi T. Gray on front free endpaper, and inkstamp of the Negro Book Society, New York on front endpaper. Very good condition but for age-discolored page edges and edges of covers. In a dustjacket in very good condition aside from creases and very small closed tears at edges, some small corner losses, and spine very slightly faded. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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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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