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John Updike, 2 signed first editions  

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Two signed works by John Updike

Updike, John

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Various dates


2 octavo volumes. First Editions. Includes:

  • Hoping For a Hoopoe. Original gilt stamped cloth, decorative dust jacket. Signed by Updike on the front free endpaper. Fine. First British Edition.  London: Victor Gollancz, 1959.
  • Impressions. With numerous tipped-in color plates. Gilt-decorated gray-green cloth, gilt lettering, publisher's gold slipcase. Small spot on top board; else fine. Signed by Updike at the limitation, as issued. No. 62 of 330 copies. Los Angeles: Sylvester & Orphanos, 1985.

Two first editions signed by John Updike.

Lot Amendments

Both volumes about fine.

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