Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
Signed Limited edition in unread Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. From the first Trade edition, 300 copies were signed by author John Updike directly on the limitation page (this is number 70). De Bellis/Broomfield A59c. Beautifully bound in burgundy cloth with blue spine and enclosed in Fine publisher's slipcase. A stunning collectible.
Updike's eighth novel is subtitled "A Romance" because, in his words, "People don't act like that any more." Jerry Conant and Sally Mathias, in the Greenwood, CT of 1962 are in love and want to get married, though they are already married to others..... (from the dust-jacket of the trade edition) ; [xii], 303,  pages.