Book #18164

Bottom's Dream - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Bottom's Dream - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
Bottom's Dream - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.

First edition/first printing, remainder marked, else Fine condition in about Fine dust-jacket with only minor signs of wear. Signed and inscribed by author John Updike directly on the title page.

John Updike has adapted the story of Bottom's Dream from Shakespeare's comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, making it it an entertainment for all ages while including many of Shakespeare's own words and remaining faithful to the romance and humor of the original play. (from the dust-jacket).

Price: $119.00

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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