Book #18174

Marry Me: A Romance - Signed Limited Edition

John Updike
Book #18174 Marry Me: A Romance - Signed Limited Edition. John Updike.
Marry Me: A Romance - Signed Limited Edition

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing
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) ; 8vo; [xii], 303, [5] pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $104.25

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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