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UPDIKE, John.

Rare books by John Updike, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Big Table.

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  1. A Soft Spring Night in Shillington.
    First edition thus, number 22 of 50 specially bound copies signed by the author on the half-title, from a total printing of 250 numbered copies only of which the remaining 200 were issued in a standard binding. The copyright page states that "This memoir, in a slightly different form, appeared in The New Yorker for December... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 105648

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  2. Trust Me.

    Trust Me.

    New York: 1987

    First collected edition, John Barth's copy with his signature in blue ink to the half-title. Barth's relationship with Updike began in 1966 when he was teaching at the University of Buffalo in 1966 and wrote to the famously reclusive Updike asking him to read at a lecture series that was also to include Norman Mailer and... Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 102913

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  3. S.

    S.

    London: 1988

    Signed limited edition. Number 16 of 85 copies of the first UK edition specially bound in quarter leather and signed by the author. From a complete edition of 97 copies. Updike's epistolary novel was originally published in the US in the same year. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 103513

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  4. In the Beauty of the Lilies.
    First edition, first printing. With the ownership inscription of novelist John Barth to the half-title. Learn More
    £85

    Stock Code: 97315

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  5. The Widows of Eastwick.
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page with "Author's Compliments" card laid in. The sequel to The Witches of Eastwick (1984). Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 104708

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  6. Higher Gossip.
    First edition, first printing of this posthumously published volume (Updike died in 2009). With the ownership inscription of novelist John Barth to the half-title. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 97316

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