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        Citizen of the Galaxy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First printing (Scribner's "A" on copyright page) of "one of the two or three best of Heinlein's 'juveniles.'" (Pringle). 8vo: x,302pp. Publisher's grey cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in red, illustrated end papers and double-page title, dust jacket design by Leonard Everett Fisher, priced $2.95. Fine, bright copy, probably unread, in like jacket with no tears or chips. Highly collectible condition. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 363-68. Anatomy of Wonder (3rd ed.), 5-61. Pringle, Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, p. 61. First serialized in Astounding magazine. "Early instance of using children's science fiction for explaining and pushing ideas [here, alternate ways of organizing society] rather than merely relating exciting incidents." (Anatomy of Wonder) Between 1947 and 1958, Scribner's brought out one new Heinlein juvenile title a year. (This is the twelfth, of thirteen.) "What they have in common, beginning with the second book in the series, is that they center, not merely on Bildung, but on what C. G.. Jung called the "Individuation Crisis," in which a young person distinguishes himself from the psychological matrices of family and peer group and takes on personal, adult responsibilities. . . . Heinlein had written individuation stories before, but his explorations of this storytelling form extended and enriched the entire field of children's writing. . . . The series of Heinlein's juvenile books is considered by some critics to be the finest and most important portion of Heinlein's entire body of work. They have remained continuously in print for more than fifty years." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: 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.

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      D.BADIALI, AREZZO 1957 - ITALIANO Vol. privo dei due piatti, dorso con strappetti, dedica con autografo all'occhiello, presentazione di G.Salvemini, pagine intonse, leggermente ingiallite ai bordi e con lieve fioritura, illustrazioni in nero nei testi La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Snug and the Silver Spoon - A Little Brown Mouse Book

      William Heinemann Limited, 1957. Light wear to clean, bright and unmarked book. Backstrip present and intact - rare for this title. Binding sound. Several tears to dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new protective cover. Overall, an above - average and pleasing copy of this wonderful work.

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        Franz Fertig Polstergestelle

      Buchen, Odenwald: Franz Fertig, 1957. First edition. Paperback. g+ to vg. Quarto. 71 (1)pp. Original spiral-bound illustrated wraps with white lettering on cover. Ochre and black lettering on title page with ochre publisher's device. The exuberant time of the fifties in Germany can be summarized with the term "Das Wirtschaftswunder (Economic Wonder) triggered by the Marshall Plan. Despite the new political figuration and tensions due to the divided Germany the general outlook was positive. New fields were embraced in science and technology and subsequently influenced the designs of the era. The new designs and fresh colors were innovative for their time. This typical example for the period displays an extensive selection of the manufacturer's padded chairs, armchairs, couches and stools. It is illustrated and designed in the typical concept approach with professional color and b/w and photographs of products throughout. Includes brief text on the performance and components of Fertig products as well as sample colors for laminations at rear. Text in German. Wraps with light wear along edges and lightly rubbed. Some age-toning along edges of block and some wear and creasing of lower right corners. Wraps in overall good+, interior in very good condition.

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        Zeitschrift MOT und Roller Mobil /Kleinwagen 10 Jahrgänge 1957-1966 komplett,gebunden

      13 Bände,10 Jahrgängejeweils sauber gebunden,goldenes Rückenschild,Zeitschrift Roller Mobil (+ Kleinwagen):1957,1958,1959 und 1960 danach verbunden zu MOT:1961196219631964 I+II1965 I+II1966 I+II

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        Das Kind im Berghotel I. Aquarell.

       1957. In Aquarell monogrammiert. Signiert, datiert, betitelt \"- Das Kind im Berghotel - / I\" und bezeichnet \"Farbige Pinselzeichnung\". 39,5 x 58 cm (Blattgröße). Sehr farbfrisch erhaltene Arbeit in der die menschliche Figur, wie in vielen Arbeiten von Gotsch eine zentrale Rolle spielt. - Katalog Galerie Westenhoff 1986, Kat. 28. GO Archiv Nr. 85. - 1920 beginnt F. K. Gotsch ein Studium an der Sächsische Akademie der Künste Dresden und wird ein Meisterschüler von Oskar Kokoschka. Hier hat er Kontakt mit Hilde Goldschmidt und Hans Meyboden. Zu Studienaufenthalten hält er sich in New York, Paris, Italien und Südfrankreich, München und Berlin auf. Bei einem Luftangriff während des Zweiten Weltkriegs wurde sein Berliner Atelier und fast sein komplettes Werk zerstört. Nachdem Gotsch in den ersten Nachkriegsjahren vorrangig kulturpolitisch tätig ist, konzentriert er sich ab 1951 wieder vollständig auf seine künstlerische Arbeit. Nach einer Phase intensiver Auseinandersetzung mit dem Kubismus Picassos und des Experimentierens mit abstrakten Darstellungsformen entwickelt der Künstler den für sein weiteres Werk typischen \"späten Expressionismus\". Als einer der wenigen gegenständlich malenden Künstler seiner Generation kann sich Gotsch schon zu Lebzeiten öffentlicher Anerkennung erfreuen.. - In den Ecken lose unter Passepartout montiert. In Bleistift am Unterrand 0375 MAF. Expressionismus, Norddeutschland,

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      Routledge & Kegan Paul; New York. Pantheon Books. Princeton University Press. 1957 - 2006, London - Edited by Kathleen Coburn, Merton Christensen & Anthony John Harding. 5 volumes in 10 parts. pp. xlii, 546; xlv, 615; xx, 478; xxxiv, 548; xxii, 692; xxxv, 960; xxiv, 767; xxviii, 859; xxvii,1104; lv, 819. Illustrated. 8vo. All volumes cloth, except Vol 4 - both parts with D/Ws. Vol 1 Text has the bookplate of the Library of the Department of English The Ohio State University and has a blind stamp on the title page to this effect, Notes has lost the bookplate but has the blind stamp; Vols 2 & 3, both parts also have lost the bookplate but have the blind stamp. Vols 4 & 5 have no library markings. A very clean, bright set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      VALLECCHI, 1957. ITALIANO 0,3 Brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita e con lievi segni di usura da scaffalatura, pagine ingiallite ai bordi causa tempo USATO

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        The Sandcastle

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Impression of the author's uncommon third book. 8vo: 318,[2]pp. Publisher's forest green paper-covered boards grained to simulate burckram, spine stamped in gilt; illustrated dust jacket, priced 15s, by Charles Mozley. About Fine (dust-soiled top edge, spine tips lightly bumped); about Fine jacket (spine panel very mildly toned). Fletcher & Bove A0391. The quiet life of schoolmaster Bill Mor and his wife, Nan, is disturbed when a young woman, Rain Carter, arrives at the school to paint the headmaster's portrait. "Visual art was of great importance to Murdoch and is a dominant strand in the novels, as well as being an idiosyncratic element in her moral philosophy. (Murdoch sees the creation of, and attention to, good art as a moral issue.) She thought that she might have been an art historian or a painter had it not been for the war, and her novels frequently feature painters as major characters, as, for example, in The Sandcastle." (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always noted), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves.

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        The Door into Summer

      Doubleday 1957 - First edition 1st printing, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schiff nach Europa.

      Teuffen, Niggli 1957 - 8°, 213 S., Broschur, OU min gebräunt, minimalst fleckig, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. DAS ORIGINAL!! - Ein Roman, dessen Typographie sich dem Text anpasst. Typographie-Illustration. Von Gerstner optisch organisiert. 1000 gr. Schlagworte: Buchwesen - Buchdruck, Typo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Talented Mr. Ripley, The

      London: Cresset Press, 1957. First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First UK Edition. 8vo; 266pp. Publisher's red cloth, the spine lettered in gilt (a bit dulled); in a pictorial dust jacket lettered in black and priced at 15/-. Offsetting to the end papers, spotting to the page edges and the first and final few leaves, otherwise a clean, Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine jacket with a lightly faded and toned spine (the head of which has very shallow chipping), and a soiled back panel; the front panel sharp and bright. This, Highsmith's third novel, introduces Tom Ripley, sexually ambiguous con artist featured in five of her novels, popularly known as the Ripliad, written between 1955 and 1991. After a television adaptation in 1956, the novel was filmed by René Clément with Alain Delon, praised by Highsmith as the ideal Ripley. Re-filmed in 1999, with Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Cate Blanchett. Yet another example of the value to be found in the graphically superior designs of most UK editions of American authors' works (our specialty). According to Highsmith's talented biographer, Joan Schenkar, the 'Dark Lady of American Letters' has always taken as her subject, in all her writing, "the double, the Alter Ego, and its natural enabler: the alluring and dangerous act of self-transformation. She first proposed it in "Strangers on a Train" [her first masterpiece], turning Plato upside down to make it work: 'There's also a person exactly the opposite of you, like the unseen part of you, somewhere in the world, and he waits in ambush.' In The Talented Mr. Ripley [Highsmith's second, uncontested masterpiece], she gave it a triumphant shape—the shape of the American Dream—and a successful form in the character of Tom Ripley, a young grifter of indeterminate sexuality, who, like his creator, wants only 'the best' in life, slips in and out of different roles with ease, confuses love with murder, and gets away with everything." Note: 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.

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      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition. A just about near fine copy, some mild age fade to cloth of spine in a very good dust jacket, mild rubbing to edges and folds, age darkening to spine panel. (10915). Octavo, cloth backed boards. Signed inscription dated in the year of publication by Serling on the front free end paper "For---/ Who interviews the way I/ wish I could write-/ Regards/ Rod Serling." This volume collects four scripts of Serling's plays presented on television, Patterns, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Rack, and Old MacDonald had a Curve. Commentaries by Serling and photographs from the productions are included. Requiem for a Heavyweight won 5 Emmy Awards as well as being the basis for the 1962 feature film with Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Julie Harris and Mickey Rooney. Patterns became the basis for the feature film-noir with Van Heflin and Ed Begley (Patterns also was an Emmy Award winner, Serling's first, for the Kraft Television Theater production).

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        Casino Royale

      UK: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 4th Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming Fourth Impression First Reissue Jonathan Cape 1957. No inscriptions, previous owners bookplate to front pastedown. Covers fine and completely unmarked with red lettering and heart motif still very much bright. In original near VG dust jacket, showing general signs of wear. Not price clipped.

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        Fontaine à Vence». Orig.-Radierung.

      Basel, Galerie Beyeler 1957 - 33 x 26 cm, Umschlag mit loser Grafik in Klappkarte, Tadell. Mit Preislied von Saint John Perse a. der linken Seite des Bogens. - Nr. 124 von 300 Exemplaren auf Bütten abgezogen. Als 13. Neujahrsgabe der Galerie Beyeler, Basel, im Dezember 1955 erschienen. Auf dem gefalteten Bogen nummeriert und mit dem Namen des Empfängers versehen. 600 gr. Schlagworte: Grafik - nach 1945 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        William Blake's Illustrations to the Bible

      Trianon Press, (France) 1957 - No. 219 of 506, Atlas Folio - over 23" to 25" tall, 82 p. In his "Life of William Blake" (1863) Alexander Gilchrist warned his readers that Blake "neither wrote nor drew for the many, hardly for work'y-day men at all, rather for children and angels; himself 'a divine child,' whose playthings were sun, moon, and stars, the heavens and the earth" (N. B. info from The Poetry Foundation). William Blake (1757 - 1827) is arguably the most original and highly-regarded English author - unusual in that he excelled both as an author and an artist. Although thought mad by his contemporaries, he was held in high regard for his expressiveness and for the synthesis of philosophical and mystical senses within his work. Blake's work has been spectacularly reproduced by Arnold Fawkus and his Trianon Press, which has an undeniable claim to being the finest press of its kind in the last century and has long been known for their unrivaled artworks in fine colour printing. ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in half black leather, marbled boards with vellum tips, gilt lettering on spine, there are 208 entries in this list of all the tempera and water-colour paintings Blake is known to have made of illustrations of the Bible, all the paintings presently locatable are reproduced in small dimensions, with a few full-page and in full colour; frontispiece was printed in lithography by Mourlot, Paris, and Plate I in collotype and stencil by Jacomet, Paris, Plates II to VII were printed in colour collotype by Emery Walker Ltd., London, the monochrome collotype pages were printed in Paris on Arches pure rag paper by Trianon Press and Hourdebaigt; the collotype layouts were prepared by PeterBusche, the text pages were set by hand in 18 point Centaur and Colchester. Binding by the Wigmore Bindery, and Mansell Ltd. London; this book was designed by Arnold Fawkus, and produced and published for the William Blake Trust by the Trianon Press; pagination: half-title (i), colophon (ii), blank (iii), frontispiece (iv), title page (v), copyright (vi), preliminary pages (vii - viii), introduction (ix - x), catalogue xi - (xiii), blank (xiv), illustrations (1) - 53, colour plates (54 - 68); 22.25" tall, limited edition no 219 of 506 copies. Housed in a custom-made navy cloth clamshell box with two brass snaps and gilt lettering on spine, lined with marbled paper. ***CONDITION: Volume is in fine condition overall, with some slight wear to the corners and one small spot of soiling on the rear pastedown; box is also fine overall, again, slight wear to the corners. ***CITATION: Blake Books #681. ***POSTAGE: Due to size and weight, additional postage will apply; we are happy to ship at cost for both domestic and international customers, please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lee Harvey Oswald's only dress clothes: a gray two-piece suit that he wore at his wedding to Marina in April 1961

      c. 1957. various. "A gray wool two-piece suit (jacket and trousers) with his name ""Lee H. Oswald"" finely embroidered in yellow thread immediately above the right-side inside pocket of the jacket. Typical age wear including several minor moth holes and soiling, trousers faded slightly due to more frequent wear than the jacket over time, else fine condition overall.Oswald purchased this suit while still in the Marine Corps during his time at Naval Air Facility Atsugi near Yokohama, Japan from September 1957 to October 1958. Beneath the left-hand inside jacket pocket, there is an outline where a manufacturer's label appeared which matches the size of a blue wool overcoat he purchased from a Yokohama tailor named Kawashima (who apparently is still in business as of this writing.) Apparently his only dress clothes, Oswald brought this suit along when he defected to the Soviet Union in October 1959, and it appears in at least three photographs dating from that period--including one taken on his wedding day on April 30, 1961. The suit is described briefly in the Warren Commission report: ""Oswald owned one suit, of Russian make and purchase, poor fitting and of heavy fabric which, despite its unsuitability to the comates of Texas and Louisiana and his obvious discomfort, he wore on the few occasions that required dress."" (Earl Warren, et al, Report of the Warren Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy. 1964, p. 329)Obtained directly from the Oswald family, with a signed letter of provenance from Lee's brother Robert Oswald."

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        Russian literature, a complete library. Eine russische Bibliothek

      about 650 titles. circa 650 Titel Mostly cloth bound. Good, some annotations in pencil and the name on the front fly. Guter Zustand, einige Bleistiftanmerkungen und Name auf Vorsatz. The library consists mostly of complete of Russlian literature, nearly all classics of the 19th and 20th century listed below. The list is not complete, the attached image shows only a part of the library. The shelfs are not part of this offer. Important: The here mentioned shipping costs are not exact. Please contact us for additonal shipping costs, the vary from EUR 150 for destinations in Germany, EUR 250 for destinations in the EU. International destinations upon request. Die Bibliothek besteht hauptsächlich aus folgenden Gesamtausgaben. Die Auflistung ist unvollständig. Die Abbildung zeigt circa 1/3 der Bände. Die Regale sind nicht Teil des Angebotes. Auf Wunsch bauen wir Ihnen die Bibliothek auf. (nur in Europa). Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns wegen der Versandkosten. Die hier in den online Datenbanken genannten Versandkosten gelten nicht, diese fallen zusätzlich an, für Deutschland EUR 150,-, EU Raum EUR 250. Internationale Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Afanas'ev, A.N. Russische Märchen. Fairy tales 3 vol. volumes Moskva. 1957 Aksakov, S.T. complete works, sobranie soc. 4 vol. / vols Moskva. 1955/1956 Aldanov, Moskva works in single volumes . 7 vol. Paris, Char'kov and others .,1952-1998 Avvakum works 1 volume. Moskva 1959 Babel', I.E selected works 1 vol. Moskva 1957 Batjukov, K.N. works 1 vol. Moskva 1955 Belyj, A. works in single vols. 13 vol. Munchen (W. Fink: 7), Moskva and others., 1964-1996 B Berberova, N.N. works in . 11 vol. Moskva, Munchen (W. Fink) and others., 1972-2000 Boborykin, P.D. works 3 vol. Moskva 1993 Brjusov, V.Ja. Sobranie soc. 7 vol. Moskva 1973-1975 Bulgakov, M. A. works in single vols. 6 vol. Frankf., Munchen, 1968-1983 Bunin, I.A. Sobranie soc. 9 vol. Moskva 1965-1967 C Cechov, A.P. Sobranie soc. 12 vol. Moskva 1960-1964 letters 3 vol. Moskva 1996 Chlebnikov, V.V. Works 1 vol. Moskva 1986 Chodasevic, V.F. works in single vols. 7 vol. N.Y., Paris, Moskva and others.,1954-1996 Cvetaeva, M. I. works in single vols. 9 vol. Moskva, L., Munchen (W. Fink), Prag, 1965-2004 D Dostoevskij, F.Moskva Sobranie soc. 10 vol. Moskva 1956-1958 Tagebuch eines Schriftst. Diary of a writer. 2 vol. Moskva 2004 E Erenburg, I.G. Romane und Novellen 1 vol. SPb. 2001 F Fonvizin, D.I. Sobranie soc. 2 vol. Moskva/L. 1959 G Garin, V. M. works 1 vol. Moskva 1955 Gazdanov, G. Sobranie soc. 3 vol. Moskva 1997 Gercen, A.I. Tales etc. in single vols. 3 vol. Moskva and Minsk 1956/1957 Gippius, Z.N. works in single vols. 8 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1971-1978 Gogol', N.V. Sobranie soc. 6 vol. Moskva 1959 Goncarov, I.A. works in single vols. 9 vol. Moskva 1952-2001 Gor'kij, Moskva works in single vols. 5 vol. Berlin, Moskva, 1925-2008 Gornung, B. works 2 vol. Moskva 2001 Griboldov, A.S. works 1 vol. Moskva/L. 1959 Grigorovic, D.V. Selected works 1 vol. Moskva 1955 I Ivanov, G.V. Sobranie soc. 3 vol. Moskva 1994 J Jazykov, N. works and Briefe 1 vol. Moskva/L. 1959 K Karamzin, N.M. Selected works 2 vol. Moskva/L. 1964 Klenovskij, D.I. Verse 1 vol. Munchen 1967 Konevskoj, I.I. works 1 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1971 Korolenko, V.G. Novells and Short tales. 2 vol. Moskva 1960 Krucenych, A.E. Auswahl 1 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1973 Kuprin, A.I. works in single vols. 4 vol. Moskva 1998-2003 Kuzmin, M. A. Selected Prose 1 vol. SPb. 1994 Kuz'mina-Karavaeva (Mat' Marija), L.P. Poems and prose 1 vol. SPb. 2001 L Lermontov, MoskvaJand Sobranie soc. 4 vol. Moskva 1957/1958 Leskov, N.S. Sobranie soc. 13 vol. Moskva 1956-1958 Lomonosov, M. V. works 1 vol. Moskva 1957 M Majakovskij, V.V. works 3 vol. Moskva 1965 Mandel'tam, N.Ja. Mementos 3 vol. N.Y., Paris, Moskva, 1970-2006 Mandel'tam, O.E. works in single vols. 2 vol. Moskva 1973 and 2001 Muratov, P.P. Roman and novels 1 vol. Moskva 1997 Murav'ev, A.N. works and Briefe 1 vol. Irkutsk 1986N Nekrasov, N.A. works 3 vol. Moskva 1959 O Ocup, N.A. Selected works. 1 vol. SPb. 1994 P Pasternak, B.L. works in single vols. 5 vol. Moskva, L., Rom, 1960-1990 Pil'njak, B.A. works in single vols. 6 vol. Moskva (W. Fink) and others 966-1973 Prutkov, K.P." works 1 vol. Moskva 1959 Pukin, A.S. Collected works 10 vol. Moskva (A.n.) 1956-1958 R Radicev, A.N. Selected works 1 vol. Moskva 1959 Rasputin, V.G. Sobranie soc. 3 vol. Moskva 1994 Remizov, A.M. works 8 vol. Munchen (W. Fink) 1971 Rozanov, V.V. Selected works. 1 vol. Munchen 1970 S evcenko, T. works 3 vol. K. 1961 Slepcov, V.A. Selected works 1 vol. L. 1970 melev, I.S. Romane, Nov., Aufs. 1 vol. Moskva 1996 Sologub, F. works in single vols. 3 vol. Letchworth., Munchen (W. Fink), L., 1966-1975 T Tjutcev, F.I. Gedichte and Briefe 1 vol. Moskva 1957 Tolstoj, A.K. Sobranie soc. 5 vol. Moskva 2001 Tolstoj, L.N. Sobranie soc. 20 vol. Moskva 1960-1965 Turgenev, I.S. Sobranie soc. 10 vol. Moskva 1961-1962 V Venevitinov, D.V. Selected works 1 vol. Moskva 1956 Voloin, MoskvaA. Auswahl 1 vol. Minsk 1993 Z Zocenko, MoskvaMoskva Sobranie soc. 4 vol. Moskva 2002 ukovskij, V.A. Sobranie soc. 4 vol. Moskva/L. 1959/60 Several poem editions 86 vols., 26 Bibl. Poeta (large series) and 10 (small series)

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        Printing for Theater

      Privately published 1957 - 57 pp. #123 of 250 copies. 10.75 x 16. Numerous B&W, color illustrations, woodcuts and tipped-in programs; tucked in back, 17 crafted programs and playbills from The Interplayers, the theatrical group he helped co-found. Born in a gardener's humble cottage in Ann Arbor, AW rose to become a MacArthur Fellow and "one of America's leading fine printers" (New York Times) by the time he passed away. This book is an illustrated journey through the first decade of the troupe, including much on his printing career, specifically related to the theater. Beautiful paper with deckle edges, some ghosting on pages opposite tip-ins. Endpapers are The Interplayer's "Hamlet" playbill. Inside front page gutter starting to tear at bottom, some pencil marks at top of page. Oatmeal linen cover, front and back, delightfully shows playing card royals in olive green. Edges are slightly soiled. Loose cellophane dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Alexandria Quartet [Justine/Balthazar/Mountolive/Clea]

      Faber, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. All first edition, first printings, published by Faber between 1957-60 (with no mention of subsequent printings). Comprising: JUSTINE Published by: Faber and Faber in 1957. Bound in original red boards with gilt/gold lettering to the spine with no inscriptions, marks or stamps whatsoever. Some fading and a little wear to the gilt titling to the spine and some light marks to the centre of the foot of the front board. A good+ book. In a very good+ FIRST ISSUE (later issues had the hand-print mimicking the front cover design to the spine of the dust wrapper and review for 'White Eagles Over Serbia' being the last review on the rear panel). Small chip to the top of the front panel. Not price clipped showing 15s as called for. Some light chipping to corners and some browning to the spine. BALTHAZAR Published by: Faber and Faber in 1958. Bound in blue boards with gilt/gold lettering to the spine. Tightly bound with one name and date to the front end-paper with some off-setting and foxing to the end-papers and to page edges. A very good book. In a good+ unclipped first issue wrapper. With one small chip to the foot of the spine and some lighter chips to the corners. A little browning to the spine and to the rear panel. Some spotting to the rear panel also. Not price clipped. MOUNTOLIVE Published by: Faber and Faber in 1958. Bound in yellow boards with gilt/gold lettering to the spine. Tightly bound with one name and date to the front pastedown. A near fine book with one small stain to the top edge. In a near fine unclipped wrapper (first issue) with some light wear to the head of the spine. CLEA Published by: Faber and Faber in 1960. Bound in orange boards with gilt/gold lettering to the spine. Tightly bound with only one name to the ffep. A fine book. In a near unclipped wrapper - a little faded to the spine. A rare set of all four first editions in the Alexandria Quartet and the author's masterpiece.

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        'The Alexandria Quartet' - comprising 'Justine', 'Balthazar', 'Mountolive' and Clea. Published 1957-1960

      Faber, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. Justine : a first edition, first printing in the correct first issue wrapper with four reviews to rear panel and book synopsis to front end-flap without reviews. A very good+ book without inscriptions first published in 1957 by Faber without subsequent printing mentioned. Boards a little tired with some light staining toning and some small staining to page edges, small Times Library stamp to rear end-paper. In a very good clipped first issue wrapper. Some archival repairs to top of spine and rear flap. Four small chips to front edge, usual browning to spine. Now in brodart protector. Balthazar : a first edition, first printing, published by Faber in 1958. A near fine book without inscriptions in a very good+ unclipped wrapper, spine browned as usual with very minor loss to spine ends. A much better copy than is usually seen. Mountolive : a first edition, first printing, published by Faber in 1958. A near fine book without inscriptions in a fine unclipped wrapper, a trifle rubbed to the top edge. Clea: a first edition, first printing published by Faber in 1960. A fine book without inscriptions in a near fine unclipped wrapper which has one or two trivial marks to the rear panel. A rare and collectable set, all first editions first printings by a highly collectable author.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        D'un château l'autre

      Edition on common paper with the proper colophon of June 4, 1957, 18th edition of false statement. Signed autograph of Louis-Ferdinand Celine Renee: "... honor and remember a very nice evening ..." Gallimard Paris 1957 14x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Hawk in the Rain

      Faber, 1957. Hardcover. Fine. A fine book without inscriptions. A small ink mark to the top edge and a little light spotting to the page edges. Marbled endpapers. Sumptuously re-bound in full black calf with gilt titling and five raised bands - a superb binding of Hughes first collection

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      FREDERICK BOOKS - BLACKIE & SON LTD 1957 - Very rare title by the author of the Abbey Girls series - first edition 1957 - vg-plus clean crisp interior, no marks, neat inscription to front e/paper, foxed to page block (closed edge of pages) excellent clean firm boards for the age; d/j has vg bright frontage, shelfwear soiled to edge of rear as shown in photos with a few tiny nicks/chips to rear side edge, lightly foxed/tanned to inner flaps but no tears or loss, covered with a new removable sleeve-protector, not price-clipped; please email if more photos/ information needed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ron Weld Books]
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        Look Back in Anger - First US Edition SIGNED

      Criterion, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. A very good+ book SIGNED by the author on the title page to Dr [Philip] Murray with very best wishes and dated 29.2.84. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper with one small tear to the bottom of the rear panel. Signed and inscribed copies of the playwright's work are scarce indeed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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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." [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        日本南極探検図. [Nihon Nankyoku tanken-zu]. [Illustration of Japanese Exploration of the Antarctic].

      Tokyo: Sōgensha 創元社, 1957. Large folded colour poster map with calendar of the Antarctic. A very good copy. 54 x 78cm. Japanese calendar poster featuring a map of the Antarctic with a calendar for the year 1957 printed along the lower section of the sheet. This calendar was published as a celebratory supplement on the occasion of the completion of publishing of all the 50 volumes of Sekai Shōnen Shōjo Bungaku Zenshū 世界少年少女文学全集 [World Literature for Young Boys and Girls Series] by Sōgensha 創元社 in 1957.Following the world project International Geophysical Year (1st of July, 1957 to 31st of December, 1958) Japan decided to participate in Antarctic exploration. The first Japanese Antarctic observation party on the icebreaker Sōya 宗谷 landed on East Ongul Island on January 29th, 1957 and established their base Shōwa Kichi. This expedition was one of the most important Japanese national endeavours after World War II. The ship depicted on the right side of the map is the historic vessel Sōya which carried the expeditors to the Antarctic and was involved in a number of journeys to the continent between 1956 and 1962. The map shows the locations of the existing Japanese bases, the bases they had planned for the period 1955 to 1956, as well as the planned bases of various other nations for the period from 1956 to 1957. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156611).

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        A Theory of the Consumption Function.

      Princeton: Princeton University Press,, 1957. A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, New York. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Graphs and charts throughout. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Spine and extremities of dust jacket a little darkened, with a few small chips to rear panel; a very good copy. First edition, first printing of the classic work in which the author argues against the Keynesian use of government policy to regulate the economy. This work resolved several paradoxes regarding the relationship between the wealth and spending habits of consumers and it remains a foundational work in economics.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ihya' Ulum al-Din [ The Revival of the Religious Sciences, Arabic edition. Complete set in 4 volumes ]

      Dar Ihya' al-Kutub al-Arabiyya, (1957). 4 vols. Half leather hardcovers. Text in Arabic. This is perhaps the best edition; it was published 'Isa al-Babi al-Halabi wa Awladahu and reprinted by Dar Ihya' al-Kutub al-'Arabiyya with an introduction by Dr. Badawi Tabana (kairo) in 1957; this was then known as the Tabana edition. (ex-libris stamp on endpapers, paper sl. browned) Although very good set, see picture. 'The Revival of the Religious Sciences is widely regarded as the greatest work of Muslim spirituality, and is perhaps the most read work in the Muslim world, after the Qur'an. - The Revival of the Religious Sciences is divided into four parts, each containing ten chapters. Part one deals with knowledge and the requirements of faith - ritual purity, prayer, charity, fasting, pilgrimage, recitation of the Qur'an, and so forth; part two concentrates on people and society - the manners related to eating, marriage, earning a living, and friendship; parts three and four are dedicated to the inner life of the soul and discuss first the vices that people must overcome in themselves and then the virtues that they must strive to achieve.'

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Atlas Shrugged

      Random House, 1957 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on copyright page and original price and first issue date code on front flap of dust jacket. Small owner's signature on front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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      Sauk City, WI: Arkham House: Publishers, 1957. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with very light rubbing to jacket folds and extremities, a very nice copy. (18689). Octavo, illustration by Frank Utpatel, cloth. Collection of Howard's poetry compiled by Glenn Lord. Published by Arkham House, subsidized by Lord. 636 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Place in Fiction

      House of Books, New York 1957 - First edition. Fine in fine original unprinted glassine dustwrapper. One of 300 numbered copies Signed by the author. A beautiful copy. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Voltaire In Love (Signed By The Author : Association Copy)

      The First UK printing published by Hamish hamilton in 1957. The BOOK is in near FINE condition. A little offsetting to the end papers and a little dustiness to the text block,otherwise a lovely clean and tight copy. The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition. Spine is slightly faded and toned but far less so than usually encountered. Two small closed tears to the lower spine folds and a little light spotting to the rear cover. The Cecil Beaton designed wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector. The book has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the half-title:'Maudie with love from Nancy'. The recipient was Lady Maud Harvey ,wife of Sir Oliver,the British Ambassador to Paris between 1948 and 1954. Nancy was initially scathing about the couple,describing him as 'odious' and ,in a letter to Lady Pamela Berry in 1949,nicknaming her as 'Morgue Harvey'. However,the couple went up in her estimations considerably and she became especially fond of Maude. as evidenced by this warm inscription. Scarce to find as a signed title and highly collectible with such attributes. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA (Associate) PBFA]
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        Voltaire In Love - SIGNED, LOCATED and DATED by the Author

      Hamish Hamilton, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1957. A near fine book without inscriptions, with some light spotting to the endpapers and pastedown. A little bumping to the edge. SIGNED on the half-title page by Mitford (Paris - in the year of publication 1957). In a near fine clipped wrapper with some light splash marks to the corner of the front panel, some light browning to the spine. Rare signed and in the year of publication.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Ambix The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry ( from August, 1957 to July , 1989 88 consecutive Issues ( Vol. 6 to 36 )

      Cambridge: Heffer / Black Bear 1957 to 1989. All copies near fine or better. Some with inserts. Weight 15 kilos, so postage at cost.. First Printing of the First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        The Talented Mr Ripley

      Cresset, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first impression published by Cresset in 1957 and bound in red boards. A very good+ book – some foxing to page edges extending on to the pages and especially the prelims. The wrapper is very good+ also and is not price clipped showing 15s, has some light chipping to corners and top of spine, but presents well. The author's second book and notably filmed in 1999 starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon and Jude Law. An excellent title to possess and very scarce.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Il Dottor Zivago; [with:] Doctor Zhivago [in Cyrillic]

      Milan: Feltrinelli Editore,, 1957 & [1959]. 2 volumes, octavo. Original pale green boards, titles to spines and front boards in black. With the dust jackets. Il Dottor Zivago with scarce yellow wraparound band, torn into two pieces and loosely inserted. An excellent, bright set. Hinges of Il Dottor Zivago split but holding (not affecting endpapers but gauze visible at gutter of title page and final page of text); in the jacket with laminate lifting slightly; front hinge of Russian edition split but holding (not affecting front endpaper but gauze visible at gutter of title page); in the bright jacket with some nicks and rubbing to spine ends. First edition of Pasternak's masterpiece and the third edition in Russian (the first published by Feltrinelli). Doctor Zhivago was deemed unfit for publication within the Soviet Union due to certain passages that were perceived as anti-Soviet. It was therefore first published in Italian by Feltrinelli in 1957 after Pasternak signed a contract with him on 30 June 1956, granting the Italian publisher the copyright for translation. The history of the book's publication in Russian is somewhat tangled: the first edition in Russian was printed by the Dutch publisher Mouton without Feltrinelli's permission, as part of a covert CIA publishing and propaganda program. In January 1958 the CIA accepted through British Intelligence microfilm copies of the Russian manuscript which Feltrinelli had received from Pasternak; the book was ready for distribution by early September 1958. Feltrinelli, with Pasternak's support, had discussed the publication of a Russian edition in 1957 in collaboration with Mouton, but had not signed a contract. Unaware of the CIA's involvement, Feltrinelli saw Mouton's publication as outright fraud and considered legal action, though he later settled. A planned US edition in Russian was to be likewise published without acknowledgement of Feltrinelli's copyright. However, after the legal furore surrounding the publication of the Dutch edition, that decision was reversed, and the US edition, published in Michigan, was subsequently published with Feltrinelli's full consent and collaboration. Feltrinelli intended to publish his Russian edition concurrently with the US publication, but due to printing delays his book was not published in Italy until four months after it appeared in the US. The book earned Pasternak the Nobel Prize for literature. The award was offered in mid-October 1958, but before the end of the month, under intense pressure from the Soviet authorities, Pasternak was forced to reject it.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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