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    John Updike. Rabbit Is Rich. New York: 1981. First edition, one of 350 copies signed by Updike.

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    John Updike. Rabbit Is Rich. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First edition, one of 350 copies signed by Updike. Additionally, Updike has inscribed this copy, "to Keith Baker / John Updike" on the front free-endpaper.

    Octavo. [viii], [471], [1, blank] pages. Signed limitation page inserted at front. Publisher's full gray buckram, front board and spine stamped in black and gilt, dust jacket, slipcase. Mild sunning to slipcase, else fine. [Together With]: John Updike. Typed Postcard Signed. May 15 '81 [year in pencil]. Approximately 3.5 x 5.5 inches. The postcard reads: "Dear Keith: Everything all right out there on White Swan Drive? I haven't heard for a while, and won-dered. Me, I am preparing a fat indecent novel for the fall, with a wonderful limited edition. Best, John." With Updike's inkstamp beneath. On the verso is the recipient's address and stamps. Some creasing, else good. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.



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