Here are the books for 1957. Click on a thumbnail to see first edition criteria (and photos).

Year

Title

Author

Publisher



On the Road

1957


 

On the Road
"PUBLISHED IN 1957 BY THE VIKING PRESS, INC." is stated on the copyright page  (more...)

Last: Kerouac
First: Jack

 

Viking
Original Price: $3.95
Pages: 310

A Death in the Family

1957


 

A Death in the Family
Agee died before he finished the book, so his manuscript was edited and  (more...)

Last: Agee
First: James

Pulitzer Prize

McDowell Oblensky
Original Price: $3.95
Pages: 339

The Wapshot Chronicle

1957


 

The Wapshot Chronicle
The true first edition carries FIRST EDITION and B-G (February 1957) on  (more...)

Last: Cheever
First: John

National Book Award

Harper & Brothers
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 307

Life at Happy Knoll

1957


 

Life at Happy Knoll
FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page. (more...)

Last: Marquand
First: John Phillips

 

Little, Brown and Company
Original Price: $3.75
Pages: 167

The Assistant

1957


 

The Assistant
"First Printing, 1957" is stated on the copyright page. Boards are brown  (more...)

Last: Malamud
First: Bernard

 

Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 246

The Short Reign of Pippin IV

1957


 

The Short Reign of Pippin IV
Copyright page states "FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1957" and printed "BY AMERICAN  (more...)

Last: Steinbeck
First: John

 

Viking Press
Original Price: $3.00
Pages: 188

Love Among the Cannibals

1957


 

Love Among the Cannibals
First edition is stated on the copyright page. Boards are marbled blue with  (more...)

Last: Morris
First: Wright

 

Harcourt, Brace, and Company
Original Price: $3.50
Pages: 253

Atlas Shrugged

1957


 

Atlas Shrugged
First Printing is stated on the copyright page. Boards are green cloth with  (more...)

Last: Rand
First: Ayn

 

Random House
Original Price: $6.95
Pages: 1168


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