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"S" by John Updike - Signed First Edition - 1988 - from Logos Books (SKU: 75)

"S"

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"S"

by John Updike

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  • as new
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
As New
ISBN 10
0233982558
ISBN 13
9780233982557
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About This Item

Limited edition publication. Copy # 15/75 (see photo).


Signed by John Updike.
Brilliant gilt lettering on spine and top leaves. The original owner purchased and then apparently stored this book and case in a protected environment for decades.

The only blemishes that could be found after careful scrutiny is barely visible rubbing on the top 2 corners of the case. Slight sunning on slipcase when compared to matching boards. A rare book in remarkable condition.

Extended Description and Notes

A Holiday Gift for that special book lover in your life.

Synopsis

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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Details

Bookseller
Logos Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
75
Title
"S"
Author
John Updike
Format/binding
Quarter calf, gilt lettering on spine, marbled boards, Matching slipcase
Book condition
New As New
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Limited 15/75
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0233982558
ISBN 13
9780233982557
Publisher
Andre Deutsch
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1988
Size
6.5" x 10" in slipcase
Bookseller catalogs
Signed First Editions;
Size
6.5" x 10" in slipcase

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About Logos Books

Logos Books, 513 2nd Street, Davis, CA 95616 Logos is a retail outlet for the Friends of the Davis Public Library and licensed by the State of California as a non-profit entity. Our large book inventory comes mostly from donations by our literate university-town community. Donations often mass donations from private libraries and sometimes include valuable books that we list online and are competitively priced.Prospective buyers wanting to personally inspect one of our listed valuable books are encouraged to do so. We store our valuable books off-site in a safe and controlled environment. Call Logos Books during store hours and leave contact information or email the General Manager, phil@davislibraryfriends.org to make an appointment.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
gilt
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