Book #20568

A Month of Sundays - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Updike
A Month of Sundays - 1st Edition/1st Printing. John Updike.
A Month of Sundays - 1st Edition/1st Printing
A Month of Sundays - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Leather
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.
ISBN: 0394497325

A wonderful special first edition/first printing, limited to 450 copies, this being out of series. Unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with fading to spine, encased in Near Fine, slightly sunned publisher's slip case. SIGNED by the author John Updike directly on the limitation page. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down.

John Updike's account of Reverend Tom Marshfield, literate, charming, sexual, whose outrageous behavior with the ladies of his flock scandalizes his parish. An exerpt from this book originally appeared in Playboy magazine.

Price: $129.00

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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