Lot 55 of 168:
The Same Door, John Updike's third book  

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Title:
The Same Door
Author:
Updike, John
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Date:
1959
Description:

6 p.l., 3-241, [5] pp. (8vo) 8¼x5¼",  publisher's original blue quarter cloth over paper boards, original dust jacket. First Edition in book form.

Quite a pleasing copy of the author's third book, a collection of 16 early stories, many set in New York City, including one of his best known, "Who Made the Yellow Roses Yellow?" Rarely seen in a truly fine jacket. 

Donated by Phillip J. Pirages, McMinnville OR

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Condition:
Jacket with small chips at head of spine; fraying at corners; short tear at head of rear board, front panel with minor abrasions; volume fine.
 
Item number:
270104
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