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The Poorhouse Fair

By Updike, John

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John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker. His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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  • 9780394410500: Hardback. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group New York 1977-02-12
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  • 9780449212134: Mass Market Paper. Fawcett New York May 12, 1986

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1959. First. First edition. One corner slightly bumped else fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "for Susan Sheehan in memory of a poorhouse kind of day. John Updike." Memo to Updike laid in from a library, where this book appeared in an exhibition. Updike and Sheehan were colleagues at The New Yorker for nearly 50 years, both, among other things, contributing frequently to The Talk of the Town. Both won Pulitzer Prizes: Updike for Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest; Sheehan for General Non-Fiction for her 1983 book Is There No Place on Earth for Me? A lovely copy and a nice association. .

  • Published: 1959
  • Edition: First
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Fine book in a fine bright dust jacket (first issue with one paragraph of biographical material on rear flap). The author's first work of fiction. An exceptionally bright copy. We have never seen such bright orange top staining as in this copy.

  • Published: 1959
  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
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London,UK: Gollancz, 1959. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This is a unread true first UK edition, first printing (first impression) copy in a Fine Dust Jacket with rubbing to the top edges. Very light browning to the front endpage otherwise unmarked and as new. A superb copy of the extremely elusive UK edition of Updike's first novel. Signed by John Updike to the title page..

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Updike, John

NY: KNOPF. 1959, 1959. About fine in a Vg.+ to Nf. dj. The dj. is the "First" issue . (2 small chips at head of rear panel of dj. & at crest of spine on dj. A few very tiny chips at spine ends on dj. Couple of 1"-inch tears in dj.) Author's FIRST novel.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition.
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NY: Knopf, 1959. First edition, first prnt. 1st issue dustjacket. Beginning board edge toning, demure owner name & date on front pastedown (hidden by the dustjacket front flap); faint beginning foxing on front panel, miminal edgewear, mostly at spine ends, rear panel with small perforation and tiny closed tear on the upper edge. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Updike's first novel, second book. The image is of the actual book described and not a stock photo.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good+
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NEW YORK NY: ALFRED A KNOPF CO. VG/VG. PUB 1959. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK / SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. BOOK HAS SOME LIGHT WEAR TO THE CORNERS WITH A BIT OF FADING TO THESPINE PANEL AND RUBBED BUT VISIBLE SPINE TITLES, AND OWNERSHIP NAMESTAMPED TO THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. SUPPLIED FIRST ISSUE D.J. IS BRIGHTAND UNFADED WITH LIGHTLY WORN CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS, SCATTERED STAININGALONG THE TOP AND BOTTOM EDGES FROM PRIMATIVE D.J. PROTECTOR, AND TAPESHADOWS/STAINS TO THE FLAPS' CORNERS. DESPITE FLAWS A NICE PRESENTABLECOPY OF UPDIKE'S ELUSIVE FIRST NOVEL.. Keywords: NOVEL, SIGNED, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

  • Published: PUB 1959
  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. DJ with one closed tear and chipped at top spine; Author's first book; 8vo; 185 pages .

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
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UPDIKE, JOHN

LONDON: GOLLANCZ LTD (VICTOR). FINE IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J.. PUB 1959. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK . BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. HAS MODEST SOIL TO THE SPINE, A COUPLE OF TINY CHIPS AT THE TOP OF THE REAR PANEL, SOME VERY FAINT DAMPING TO THE REAR PANEL, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN, BRIGHT, COPY OF THE FIRST UK EDITION OF UPDIKE'S ELUSIVE FIRST NOVEL. .

  • Published: PUB 1959
  • Condition: FINE IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J.
  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First edition, first printing, 1958. First edition, first printing. Faint toning to board edges and tiny ding to bottom edge of rear board. In near fine dust jacket with one inch closed tear to rear panel; one inch tear, along with small chip to head of spine at rear panel; and half-inch tear at rear flap-fold; in mylar cover. Signed by the author

  • Published: 1958
  • Condition: Faint toning to board edges and tiny ding to bottom edge of rear board. In near fine dust jacket with one inch closed tear to r
  • Edition: First edition, first printing
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Updike, John

NY: Knopf, 1959. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Knopf, 1959. First printing, in first issue dust jacket. Small 8vo., orange cloth with silver and gold lettering, blue/green paper covered boards. Mild foxing offset to pastedowns, small name stamp on fly leaf, otherwise very good, in bright, clean, very good dust jacket with internal foxing (facing the book), light foxing on the inside flaps, two short closed tears, light fray at crown, small chip. A nice example.. 1st. Hard. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st
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UPDIKE, JOHN

New York: Knopf, 1958. Previous owner's blindstamp to the half-title. Dustjacket is clipped, with some modest wear to the outer extremities.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

  • Published: 1958
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
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The Poorhouse Fair (Signed First Edition)

UPDIKE, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Updike's second book and first novel. From the author of the brilliant Rabbit and Bech series. A tight close to near fine copy with some minor fading to the edges of the paper covered boards in a bright first issue dust jacket that has a tear to the top and bottom of the front panel, another tear to the top of the rear panel, some slight foxing, scratches and other minor wear as well. Signed by Updike on the half title page. Despite the minor flaws this is a lovely copy.

  • Published: 1959
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UPDIKE, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1959. First. First edition. Near fine in very good, first issue dustwrapper with some rubbing, a tiny nick on the front panel, and a fairly large dampstain visible almost entirely on the inside of the jacket. A presentable copy of the author's first novel, and seldom found thus. .

  • Published: 1959
  • Edition: First
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Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First edition of the author's first novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some wear to the spine. Brilliant . . . Here is the conflict of real ideas; of real personalities; here is a work of intellectual imagination and great charity. The Poorhouse Fair is a work of art" (The New York Times Book Review).

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UPDIKE, John

1959. Fine. UPDIKE, John. THE POORHOUSE FAIR. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition of the author's first novel. 8vo., orange cloth spine, letters stamped in gold and silver gilt to spine, grey-blue paper boards, author's name stamped in silver gilt to upper board, publisher's device sblind- stamped to lower board, top-edge stained orange. Bookplate to front pastedown. This is a near fine copy, showing just a sliver of sunning to top-edges of boards and spine, else clean and fresh. In a crisp, bright dust jacket which is lightly edgeworn at spinal ends, with a few small abrasions at the transition from the spine to lower panel; it is just about near fine.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Fine
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POORHOUSE FAIR

UPDIKE, John

1959. Very Good. UPDIKE, John. THE POORHOUSE FAIR. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition of the author's first novel. 8vo., blue paper covered boards backed in red clot, spine in gilt. A very good copy; with a hint of sunning at the boards top edge in a first issue dust jacket (with one paragraph on the rear flap) that has a few close tears, very shallow chips to spine and two pieces of internal tape reinforcement. Still an attractive, collectible copy.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good
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John Updike

N Y: Knopf, 1958 book is near fine with only a trace amount of soiling to the bottom page edges. orange topstain is still bright. dust jacket has very shallow chipping at the head. the back panel has a crease at the bottom with light soiling and edgewear on the bottom edge. one inch closed tear to the bottom lower left front panel. the spine and front panel colors are still quite vibrant with no sunning or fading,probably the nicest feature of this book.dust jacket is a first issue with one paragraph on the rear flap. overall a nice copy of a book that is usually found in deplorable condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Vg+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

  • Published: 1958
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
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THE POORHOUSE FAIR

Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959.. 1959.. Very good. - Octavo, teal paper covered boards backed with brick red cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with a piece out of the bottom edge of the rear panel. There is some light foxing to the edges & verso of the jacket. The top corner of the rear fold is creased. Half- title, title, [1] leaf, 185 & [1] pages. The corners of about 12 pages are creased. Very good. <p> First edition of the author's first novel in the first state dust wrapper.

  • Published: 1959.
  • Condition: Very good
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Updike, John

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1959. First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The book is leaning, with some spotting to the top edge. Very little wear to the dust jacket, still an attractive copy. The author's first novel. The inhabitants of a central New Jersey poorhouse argue about the decline of patriotism, tradition, and religion while participating in the activities of their annual fair. .

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
  • Edition: First British Edition; First Printing
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UPDIKE, John

New York: The Modern Library. (1965). First Modern Library edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. .

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Updike, John

London,UK: Gollancz, 1959. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This is a unread true first UK edition, first printing (first impression) copy in a Fine Dust Jacket with rubbing to the top edges. Very light browning to the front endpage otherwise unmarked and as new. A superb copy of the extremely elusive UK edition of Updike's first novel. Signed by John Updike to the title page..

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: 1st Edition
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THE POORHOUSE FAIR

Updike, John

NY: Knopf, 1959. First edition, first prnt. 1st issue dustjacket. Beginning board edge toning, demure owner name & date on front pastedown (hidden by the dustjacket front flap); faint beginning foxing on front panel, miminal edgewear, mostly at spine ends, rear panel with small perforation and tiny closed tear on the upper edge. Very Good+ condition in a Very Good dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. Updike's first novel, second book. The image is of the actual book described and not a stock photo.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good+
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UPDIKE, JOHN

NEW YORK NY: ALFRED A KNOPF CO. VG/VG. PUB 1959. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: AUTHOR'S SECOND BOOK / SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. BOOK HAS SOME LIGHT WEAR TO THE CORNERS WITH A BIT OF FADING TO THESPINE PANEL AND RUBBED BUT VISIBLE SPINE TITLES, AND OWNERSHIP NAMESTAMPED TO THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. SUPPLIED FIRST ISSUE D.J. IS BRIGHTAND UNFADED WITH LIGHTLY WORN CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS, SCATTERED STAININGALONG THE TOP AND BOTTOM EDGES FROM PRIMATIVE D.J. PROTECTOR, AND TAPESHADOWS/STAINS TO THE FLAPS' CORNERS. DESPITE FLAWS A NICE PRESENTABLECOPY OF UPDIKE'S ELUSIVE FIRST NOVEL.. Keywords: NOVEL, SIGNED, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

  • Published: PUB 1959
  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
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Updike, John

Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First edition, first printing, 1958. First edition, first printing. Faint toning to board edges and tiny ding to bottom edge of rear board. In near fine dust jacket with one inch closed tear to rear panel; one inch tear, along with small chip to head of spine at rear panel; and half-inch tear at rear flap-fold; in mylar cover. Signed by the author

  • Published: 1958
  • Condition: Faint toning to board edges and tiny ding to bottom edge of rear board. In near fine dust jacket with one inch closed tear to r
  • Edition: First edition, first printing
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The Poorhouse Fair (Signed First Edition)

UPDIKE, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Updike's second book and first novel. From the author of the brilliant Rabbit and Bech series. A tight close to near fine copy with some minor fading to the edges of the paper covered boards in a bright first issue dust jacket that has a tear to the top and bottom of the front panel, another tear to the top of the rear panel, some slight foxing, scratches and other minor wear as well. Signed by Updike on the half title page. Despite the minor flaws this is a lovely copy.

  • Published: 1959
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The Poorhouse Fair

Updike, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First edition of the author's first novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some wear to the spine. Brilliant . . . Here is the conflict of real ideas; of real personalities; here is a work of intellectual imagination and great charity. The Poorhouse Fair is a work of art" (The New York Times Book Review).

  • Published: 1958.
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The Poorhouse Fair [and] Rabbit, Run

UPDIKE, John

New York: The Modern Library. (1965). First Modern Library edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. .

  • Published: (1965)
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The Poorhouse Fair

John Updike

Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1959. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Signed by John Updike in ink on an unattached bookplate. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, clean pages, tight spine. Age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. First issue jacket with only one paragraph at the rear flap, priced at $3.50. Shelf wear and chipping, biopredation.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good
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The Poorhouse Fair

UPDIKE, John

Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett Premier. (1958). First paperback edition. Mass market paperback. Slightly curled corner, light edgewear, and a linear mark on the rear wrapper else very good plus. Signed by the author. Author's first book. .

  • Published: (1958)
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The Poorhouse Fair

UPDIKE, John

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1959. First. First edition. One corner slightly bumped else fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "for Susan Sheehan in memory of a poorhouse kind of day. John Updike." Memo to Updike laid in from a library, where this book appeared in an exhibition. Updike and Sheehan were colleagues at The New Yorker for nearly 50 years, both, among other things, contributing frequently to The Talk of the Town. Both won Pulitzer Prizes: Updike for Rabbit is Rich and Rabbit at Rest; Sheehan for General Non-Fiction for her 1983 book Is There No Place on Earth for Me? A lovely copy and a nice association. .

  • Published: 1959
  • Edition: First
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The Poorhouse Fair

Updike, John

NY: Knopf, 1959. First edition. Hard cover in dust jacket. Published NY: Knopf, 1959. First printing, in first issue dust jacket. Small 8vo., orange cloth with silver and gold lettering, blue/green paper covered boards. Mild foxing offset to pastedowns, small name stamp on fly leaf, otherwise very good, in bright, clean, very good dust jacket with internal foxing (facing the book), light foxing on the inside flaps, two short closed tears, light fray at crown, small chip. A nice example.. 1st. Hard. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st
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The Poorhouse Fair

John Updike

Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1959. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Signed by John Updike in ink on an unattached bookplate. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good, light shelf wear, clean pages, tight spine. Age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. First issue jacket with only one paragraph at the rear flap, priced at $3.50. Shelf wear and chipping, biopredation.

  • Published: 1959
  • Condition: Very Good
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The Poorhouse Fair

Updike, John

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. hardcover. F-/VG+ 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's first novel. Book has lightly sunned board edges, bit of foxing on rear pastedown and owner stickers on both pastedowns (hidden by flaps). Price clipped jacket (1st state) has 2-1/2 inch tear at top of front panel with associated creases and chipping at spine ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

  • Published: 1959
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