Book #18848

In the Beauty of the Lillies - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
In the Beauty of the Lillies - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
In the Beauty of the Lillies - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1996.

A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author John Updike. Unread Fine condition with only minute scrapes to gilt pages separating it from As New.

Updike's coverage of four generation of Wilmots from 1910 to the late 20th century, connected by the spiritual malaise of Clarence Wilmot, the Prebyterian minister who has lost his face, and his seminal love of movies.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best; [xviii], 491, [7] pages.

Price: $90.00

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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