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    John Updike. Friends from Philadelphia. [London]: Penguin Books, [1995]. First edition. Warmly inscribed by Updike, and with a Typed Note Signed. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.


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    Inscribed on the title-page: "for Alexander Jemal Jr./with my best wishes/John Updike". Thirtytwo-mo. [iv], [88], [4, blank] pages. Original wrappers. [With]: A Typed Note Signed by Updike. Beverly Farms, MA, August 15 [1995]. Approximately 8 x 5 inches. On plain white paper. With Updike's ink address stamp in the lower right corner. "August 15/ Dear Mr. Jemal: Thank you indeed for your gracious gift of the Buchanan pardon, which came magnificently packaged -- it took me hours to get it out of its garb of cardboard and bubble-wrap. Here is a much smaller present in return, a little Penguin I'm sure you don't have, for your impressive collection. Best wishes, John Updike [signature]". Note is affixed to front hinge. Book and note are fine. With the original mailing envelope addressed by Updike. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.



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