Book #14604

Impressions

John Updike
Impressions. John Updike.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
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.

Price: $590.00

Author Bio

John Updike

John Hoyer Updike (Mar. 18, 1932 - Jan. 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short story writer and literary critic. Updike's most famous work is his Rabbit series with Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest receiving the Pulitzer Prize. Updike was widely recognized for his careful craftsmanship and prolific output, having published more than 20 novels and more than a dozen short story collections, as well as poetry, literary criticism and children's books.

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