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"SELF PORTRAIT" Anne Tyler. "SELF PORTRAIT".
Charleston: The University of Charleston, 1997. First edition. One of 100 SIGNED and numbered copies. One-line drawing, "rendered in the 1970's," before Tyler, who studied art early in life, decided to focus on writing. 8 1/2 x 11", printed by photolithography in brown ink on 80 lb. laid text paper. Frames up nicely in a standard 11 x 14" frame with mat. Housed together with the printed colophon in a folded sleeve with bright green sticker lettered in black.

[Book #17975]       Price: $50.00
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THE TIN CAN TREE. Anne Tyler. THE TIN CAN TREE.
New York: Knopf, 1965. First edition. Her second book and one of her scarcest in nice condition. A strong willed 10-year-old girl is killed in a tractor accident and her mother, numbed by grief, leaves the rest of the family perplexed and foundering. Bright and fine in like dust jacket.

[Book #49192]       Price: $750.00
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HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS. John Tyndall. HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPS.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1871. First U.S. edition. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece and 6 plates. Three pages of publishers catalogue at rear. Tyndall, a prominent 19th century physicist, made a number of discoveries in the realms of infrared radiation and the physical properties of air, and published more than a dozen science books, which brought state-of-the-art 19th century experimental physics to a wider audience. Decorative brick cloth boards with black design on front and rear board and gold lettering at spine. Very good or better with covers lightly scuffed, boards just visable at tips, a few black-ink splashes (possible production error), and name on endpaper.

[Book #52621]       Price: $100.00
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DEPRESSION. Tomi Ungerer. DEPRESSION.
Ardsley, NY: Geigy Pharmaceuticals, 1972. First edition and, we assume, the only one. Appears to be a promotional piece for an anti-depressant, apparently issued as a give-away for a pharmaceuticals conference. COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS BY UNGERER, the prolific French illustrator of children's books (he is the recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award) and of material for adults, including for books, magazines, posters, etc. 36 pages; in blue, stiff, 8 1/2 x 11 inch paperwraps. Illustrated with 36 color drawings and two in black-and-white (some blank pages and some pages with multiple illustrations); text "handwritten" (i.e., reproduced, we assume from Ungerer handwriting but not actually handwritten, not signed). Fine condition.

[Book #52905]       Price: $450.00
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MORALITY PLAY. Barry Unsworth. MORALITY PLAY.
New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, (1995). First U.S. edition. SIGNED and dated by the Booker Prize-winning author. This particular title was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket.

[Book #47248]       Price: $50.00
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PRINTING TYPES: Their History, Forms, and Use, a Study in Survivals. Daniel Berkeley Updike. PRINTING TYPES: Their History, Forms, and Use, a Study in Survivals.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, (1923). First edition, second printing, January, 1923 (the first was August 1922). Covering typefaces from the invention of printing through the mid-nineteenth century, with type-specimans throughout. Two volume in black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt. Very good or better with name on endpaper; in good, paper-covered slipcase understandably showing its age but still intact.

[Book #53319]       Price: $100.00
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JOHN UPDIKE AND THE THREE GREAT THINGS: Sex, Religion, and Art. John Updike, George W. Hunt. JOHN UPDIKE AND THE THREE GREAT THINGS: Sex, Religion, and Art.
Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publ. Co. (1980). First edition. A study by Hunt of the importance of sex, religion and art in the writings of John Updike. Minor rubbing to corners, otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with light soiling and chipping.

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JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007. John Updike, Jack De Bellis, Michael Broomfield. JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2007. First edition. A massive work, as is needed to cover one of, if not our most productive author. Includes "A Foreword to my own Bibliography" by John Updike and a CD Supplement. Updike is internationally renowned and has won two Pulitzers, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and many other prizes. This definitive guide to materials by and about this prolific American author consists of a printed first volume and a second volume on CD. The A and B sections of Volume I, concerning separately printed works by Updike and books to which he has contributed, are superb examples of descriptive bibliography. The printed volume also features over 500 grayscale images of book covers, jackets, broadsides, and many seldom seen items. It includes comprehensive listings of Updike's short fiction, poems, articles, essays, and reviews, as well as extensive documentation of letters, speeches, dramatic works, manuscripts, interviews, and blurbs. Volume II contains entries for material about Updike and his work (reviews, commentary, and theses), several appendices (media appearances, work read by others, works in translation, exhibits and catalogs), and full-color versions of images appearing in the printed volume. Large, thick, 8.5 x 11 inches, 610 pages. As new in dust jacket.

[Book #45527]       Price: $200.00
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JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007. John Updike, Jack De Bellis, Michael Broomfield. JOHN UPDIKE: A Bibliography of Primary & Secondary Materials, 1948-2007.
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2007. First edition. A massive work, as is needed to cover one of, if not our most productive author. Includes "A Foreword to my own Bibliography" by John Updike and a CD Supplement. Updike is internationally renowned and has won two Pulitzers, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and many other prizes. This definitive guide to materials by and about this prolific American author consists of a printed first volume and a second volume on CD. The A and B sections of Volume I, concerning separately printed works by Updike and books to which he has contributed, are superb examples of descriptive bibliography. The printed volume also features over 500 grayscale images of book covers, jackets, broadsides, and many seldom seen items. It includes comprehensive listings of Updike's short fiction, poems, articles, essays, and reviews, as well as extensive documentation of letters, speeches, dramatic works, manuscripts, interviews, and blurbs. Volume II contains entries for material about Updike and his work (reviews, commentary, and theses), several appendices (media appearances, work read by others, works in translation, exhibits and catalogs), and full-color versions of images appearing in the printed volume. Large, thick, 8.5 x 11 inches, 610 pages (plus nearly 300 pages of text on CD). This special limited issue is bound in quarter leather, includes a slipcase, and features a colophon SIGNED BY UPDIKE. As new.

[Book #45528]       Price: $600.00
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APG 087.3 (2004). John Updike. APG 087.3 (2004) Author Price Guide. (Dickerson: Quill & Brush, 2004). Includes a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; a list of the author's first editions (American and British) current to the date of publication of the guide, with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values with and without the dustwrapper (if applicable). Issued as a PDF file. Click HERE for a complete list of our individual Author Price Guides or for information about ordering the complete set on CD.
[Book #22903]       Price: $24.75
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BECH AT BAY: A Quasi-Novel. John Updike. BECH AT BAY: A Quasi-Novel.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1998. First UK edition. Uncorrected proof noting a tentative publication date of January 1999. Gray paperwraps lettered in black. Near fine with spine lettering slightly rubbed and excess binding glue causing a slight ridge along spine. Scarce.

[Book #48473]       Price: $50.00
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BECH: A BOOK. John Updike. BECH: A BOOK.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First edition. SIGNED by author on title page. Dust jacket illustrations by Arnold Roth. Slight foxing on page ends otherwise near fine in pictorial dust jacket with small tears to the head of spine.

[Book #48474]       Price: $150.00
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BOTTOM'S DREAM Adapted from William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. John Updike. BOTTOM'S DREAM Adapted from William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.
New York: Knopf, (1969). First edition. Children's book with Felix Mendelssohn's music and illustrations by Warren Chappel. In the preferred trade binding: blue cloth boards stamped in red. Fine in dust jacket with only the barest wear on corners. A nice copy.

[Book #31574]       Price: $125.00
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BRAZIL. John Updike. BRAZIL.
New York: Knopf, 1994 [1993]. First edition. 8 x 11" galley proof with white stiff-paper covers printed on front only; black cloth-tape spine. Front cover, which prints the title page, indicates a publication date of 1994 but "08/27/93" among various icons and codes running along the top of each page and copyright notice is absent. Decorative bookplate SIGNED BY UPDIKE tipped to front cover bottom corner. Touch of light staining, still near fine. Scarce to rare in this early format.

[Book #11714]       Price: $250.00
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BUCHANAN DYING: A Play. John Updike. BUCHANAN DYING: A Play.
(London): Andre Deutsch, (1974). First UK edition. Lower front tip very slightly bumped, otherwise fine in price-clipped dust jacket.

[Book #33070]       Price: $50.00
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HOPING FOR A HOOPOE: POEMS. John Updike. HOPING FOR A HOOPOE: POEMS
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1959. First British edition of the author's first book, entitled "The Carpentered Hen" in the States. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #46190]       Price: $100.00
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THE MAGIC FLUTE: Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. John Updike. THE MAGIC FLUTE: Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
New York: Knopf, (1962). First edition. SIGNED by the author "John Updike Beverly Farms, MA." Mozart's last opera, adapted for children by Updike and illustrated by Warren Chappell. One of Updike's hardest first editions to locate in nice condition. In the pictorial Gibraltar binding (noted on back cover) with light blue-green border, which was issued simultaneously with the trade edition, and without dust jacket. Very minor rubbing but still in fine condition. Unusual for Updike to note his hometown when signing.

[Book #37992]       Price: $500.00
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MIDPOINT & OTHER POEMS. John Updike. MIDPOINT & OTHER POEMS.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First edition. One of 350 SIGNED numbered copies. Fine in dust jacket and slipcase.

[Book #47230]       Price: $150.00
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MIDPOINT & OTHER POEMS. John Updike. MIDPOINT & OTHER POEMS.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket with one chip to top, back panel and closed tear to top of front flap; otherwise would be near fine with only slight wear, mostly concentrated along the head of the spine and the corners.

[Book #50403]       Price: $50.00
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MIDPOINT & OTHER POEMS. John Updike. MIDPOINT & OTHER POEMS.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First edition. Fine in near fine dust jacket with only the slightest of wear to spine ends and corners.

[Book #50866]       Price: $60.00
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THE MUSIC SCHOOL: Short Stories. John Updike. THE MUSIC SCHOOL: Short Stories.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966. First edition, first state. Near fine with light wear and bumping to spine ends and corners. In a fine dust jacket with a small stamp on the front flap.

[Book #50919]       Price: $150.00
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RABBIT, RUN. John Updike. RABBIT, RUN.
New York: Knopf, 1960. First edition. His first major novel and still his most famous. SIGNED BY UPDIKE on title page. The first book in a series of four, the last two of which won Pulitzer Prizes. Dull green cloth spine with paper boards, one of three variants with no known priority. Publisher's partial "hurt" stamp on rear endpaper. Good only with covers rubbed and a little soiled, a gouge on back cover, slight rumpling to spine, and gilt spine stamping a little dulled. With the exception of the hurt stamp, interior fine. Lacking dust jacket.

[Book #54732]       Price: $400.00
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THE RING Music by Richard Wagner / Adapted and Illustrated by John Updike and Warren Chappell. John Updike. THE RING Music by Richard Wagner / Adapted and Illustrated by John Updike and Warren Chappell.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1964). First edition. Very light rubbing to spine ends and tips, otherwise fine in dust jacket with minor edge rubbing, a small spot on front panel and a small closed tear. A very bright copy of this scarce book.

[Book #35569]       Price: $450.00
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THE RING: With Musical Themes by Richard Wagner. John Updike. THE RING: With Musical Themes by Richard Wagner.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1964). First edition. SIGNED by the author, "John Updike Beverly Farms, MA." Adapted and Illustrated by John Updike and Warren Chappell. The Gibraltar edition (logo on back cover) in pictorial dark green boards and white end papers (Knopf regular edition in red cloth and pictorial endpapers) with very light rubbing to tips, otherwise a fine copy, as issued without dust jacket, and scarce thus. This issue was published simultaneously with the Knopf trade edition in cloth and dust jacket and the Knopf orange pictorial boards edition, also issued without dust jacket (although it's possible the orange came later.) Unusual for Updike to note his hometown when signing.

[Book #38021]       Price: $600.00
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ROGER'S VERSION. John Updike. ROGER'S VERSION.
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1986. True first edition. SIGNED by Updike. 4-page introduction by Updike, not in the Knopf trade edition. Frontis by Barron Storey. Publisher's promo letter laid in. Full gilt-stamped blue leather boards; all edges gilt. Fine.

[Book #55048]       Price: $40.00
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