Book #20243

Three Illuminations In The Life Of An American Author - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
Three Illuminations In The Life Of An American Author - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Targ Editions, 1979.

An attractive first edition/first printing, limited to 350 copies, this one being #13. About Fine condition with only little traces of use, bound in tan-colored cloth with marbled paper-covered boards. Very Good+ dustjacket showing chipping and some tears. SIGNED by author John Updike directly on the limitation page.

Updike's three-pronged attack on the self-importance of Henry Bech.

Price: $160.00

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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