Sweet Was The Song
First Odyssey Edition in about Near Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with closed tears, light traces of toning. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down;
A collection of light verse, originally published 25 years prior in Updike's first book was brought back with an author's foreword and small revisions. Written mainly to amuse, Updike's verse was also "a way of dealing with the universe, an exercise of the Word". (from the dust-jacket).