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    First Edition of Rabbit, Run Inscribed by Updike

    John Updike. Rabbit, Run. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First edition of the first book in the famous "Rabbit" series. Presentation copy, inscribed, "for Alexander Jemal, Jr. / Best wishes, / John Updike" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. [viii], [310], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth backstrip over light blue paper boards, front board lettered in silver, spine lettered in gilt and silver, rear board with publisher's blind-stamped slug, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, one small creased tear to jacket front panel, minor rubbing to jacket and book. A near fine copy. Housed in custom-built slipcase. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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    October, 2014
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