Couples

by Updike, John

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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1968
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NY: Knopf. 1968. The first of his novels to be both a critical and a substantial commercial success. Inscribed by the author: "For ___ ___/ with every good wish in her new environs/ John Updike." Foxing to cloth and edges of text block; mild splaying to boards; very good in a near fine dust jacket that is also foxed, mostly… Read more about this item
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1968
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo. [12], 4-458, [10] pp. Blue cloth with silver lettering on the front board and silver and gold lettering on the spine; blue topstain. Price of $6.95 on front flap of dust jacket. An attractive copy of Updike's fifth novel. Very slight lean, a few small… Read more about this item
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Updike's First Novel Much of the plot of Couples (which opens on the evening of March 24, 1962 and integrates historical events like the loss of the USS Thresher on April 10, 1963, the Profumo affair, and the Kennedy assassination in November 1963) concerns the efforts of its characters to balance the pressures of Protestant sexual mores against increasingly flexible American… Read more about this item
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1968
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 458 pages. First edition, second printing. 8vo, blue cloth with usual Knopf gilt lettering, boards sunned at their extremities and with small spots of soil, blue tint to top edge faded and foxed, in unclipped DJ that's raggedy across the top (chips and tears) and has small chips at… Read more about this item
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VG+ / VG 1968 knopf, stated first edition. Hardcover. Only flaw is a 1/2" tear to the top rear of the jacket.
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1968
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Hardcover. Good. First edition. Navy cloth boards stamped with gilt titles. Owner's stamp on dedication page, one page with crease and another with short tear, offsetting on front endpapers from relevant newspaper clippings laid in, spine sunned, good only lacking the dustwrapper.
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1968
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Very good with faded spine and top stain, small stain on back cover and bottom page edge, in a very good lightly worn dustwrapper with a small hole in back panel and stain on bottom of spine.
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Couples

by John Updike

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1968
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Paperback
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Penguin Books. Fair. 19.8 x 12.8 x 2 centimetres (0.3. Paperback. 1968. 506 pages. Cover worn. Spine faded. Text tanned <br>The provocati ve novel about sex in suburbia, striking in its complete sexual f rankness and rightly praised as an artful, seductive, savagely gr aphic portrayal of love, marriage and adultery in America. From t he Paperback edition. .
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First edition
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1968
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Mid-green cloth w gilt titles
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9780233960746
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"A rich, tightly wrought book..." First edition , third impression ( Reprinted before publication). Slightly foxed book block edge and an erasure visible on fep. Dust jacket is price clipped and has a small, closed tear to the rear
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Used - Near Fine; Paper starting to tone. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover artwork by Andrew Holmes.
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1981
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Near Fine; Paper starting to tone. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread. Cover artwork by Andrew Holmes. Heavy book and . priced accordingly.. 1981. Reprint. Paperback. Ninth Printing; 512 pages; All well-to-do, all thirty-five-ish, ten couples living in Tarbox, New England, form an excusive, competitive group. They… Read more about this item
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Couples

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1968
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Hardcover
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London: Andre Deutsch. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Stated 2nd impression at base of front fly. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ artwork detail… Read more about this item
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New York: Knopf, 1968 First Edition. 8vo. Blue cloth stamped in silver. Top page edges stained blue. 458 pages. Clean and bright. Tight. Dust jacket has three small closed tears, 2 small chips along bottom edge and several creases. near Fine/ Very good condition..
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1968
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Slightly cocked spine else about near fine in a very good dust jacket with short tears, some edgewear, and creasing.
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Couples

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1970
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good-. 1970. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cver creases, some shelf and edge wear with small spit to base of spine. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork detail from Adam and Eve Sleeping by William… Read more about this item
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Couples

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1968
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London: Andre Deutsch. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Chipping top edge of jacket flap.. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. 0233960740 . 4th impression.750gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 460 pages .
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1968
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London: Andre Deutsch. Very Good. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. The book Is reasonably firmly bound; page edges are greyed. Dust jacket worn to the extremities: unclipped 30s. Internally clean, ; free from markings and foxing. ; From the library of David Lodge. David Lodge is an English author and critic. A literature professor at the University of… Read more about this item
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COUPLES

by Updike, John

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1968
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Hardcover
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9780233960746
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London: Andre Deutsch, 1968. Fourth printing. Hardcover. Very good +/Very good. 8vo. Green cloth, with gilt spine titles. 458 pages. Small ink "c" on corner of Front FEP. No other marks. Illustrated dust jacket (with price intact) has a piece missing at foot of spine (not affecting lettering). Dust-jacket design by Patricia Davey. Early printing of English edition,… Read more about this item
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Couples: A Short Story.

Couples: A Short Story.

by UPDIKE, John.

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1976.
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Cambridge: Halty Ferguson,, 1976.. First edition, numbered & signed issue.. 42 pp. Fine in sewn wrappers and fine integral dust jacket with pasted-on cover label. One of 250 numbered copies on Antique Laid paper SIGNED by Updike.
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Couples

Couples

by Updike, John

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Used - Good
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Reprint; Second Printing
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1970
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Paperback
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9780140029444
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Good. 1970. Reprint; Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, slightly cocked spine. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Second printing, 1969. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork detail from Adam and Eve Sleeping… Read more about this item
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Couples: A Short Story

Couples: A Short Story

by UPDIKE, John

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1976
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Cambridge: Halty Ferguson. 1976. Of a total edition of 276 copies, this is copy number 16 of 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. This copy is also inscribed by Updike -- he has personalized the signature on the colophon in a different color ink -- and it includes a brief signed note by Updike on the… Read more about this item
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