Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Author
Publisher: Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1985.
A most handsome Limited Numbered first edition in Very Fine condition SIGNED and numbered by author John Updike directly on the Limitations page. Bound in moss grey and gold gilt patterned cloth and housed in a gold slipcase, this copy is number 100 of 300 numbered copies (330 copies total in this Limited edition: 26 are lettered and 4 bear the printed name of a recipient).
A collection of eleven essays on art, some previously published and some published here for the first time. Updike chose artists of particular interest to himself including Richard Estes, Richard Diebenkorn, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, Jan Vermeer, Fairfield Potter and others.