New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. Very Good / Very Good. Item #14631
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First Edition, stated. Signed by Updike at title page with brief inscription to previous owner. Octavo. 467pp. Illustrated dust jacket with $13.95 price intact. Bronze boards stamped in silver and gilt. Red topstain.
Dust jacket lightly worn and toned along edges, with some slight chipping to spine ends and corners and a vertical crease to rear flap. Spine a bit cocked, with a few vertical creases to cloth and wear at head and tail. Binding is sound. Touch of foxing to edges of text block and some light spotting and toning to endpapers. Pages unmarked and text legible throughout.