Midpoint And Other Poems - 1st Edition/1st Printing
An attractive First Edition/First Printing, specially printed and limited to 350 copies, this being number 349 and SIGNED by the Author on the limitation page. Fine condition, seemingly unread, in Near Fine, spine sunned dust-jacket, minor edge wear in lightly sunned publisher's slip case. 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 ;
John Updike's 1969 collection of poems, taking inventory of his life at the end of his thirty-fifth year, at midpoint. Most of these poems were originally published in The New Yorker.