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    John Updike. The Carpentered Hen and other tame creatures. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1958]. First edition. Signed.

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    First edition of the author's first book. Signed by Updike on the title-page.

    Octavo. [xii], 82, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth backstrip over light gray paper boards, Harper's symbol stamped in gilt on the front board, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. Jacket spine just a bit sunned, light thumbsoiling to rear jacket panel, some dampstaining to jacket flaps, minor rubbing to jacket, minor glue residue on jacket verso, cloth spine a bit sunned, some rubbing and sunning to binding. Still, a very good copy. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.



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    November, 2015
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