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The Coup by  John Updike - Signed First Edition - 1978 - from Idler Fine Books and Biblio.com

The Coup

by Updike, John

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1978 Limited Edition, 1 of 350 signed and numbered copies; this being the number 129. Signed by John Updike on the limitation page. Light, scattered age-spots at outer page edge, else book, dust jacket, and slipcase in fine condition.

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.


  • Bookseller: Idler Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004669
  • Title: The Coup
  • Author: Updike, John
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0394503554
  • ISBN 13: 9780394503554
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1978
  • Keywords: FICTION, LITERATURE.
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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