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    [Edward Steichen, photographer]. [Mary Steichen Calderone, John Updike]. The First Picture Book. Everyday Things for Babies. New York: [1991].

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    With an Afterword by John Updike. New York: Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, [1991].

    First edition of this splendid reprint, the first to have Updike's afterword. One of twenty-five copies (out of a total edition of 250 copies signed by Updike and Calderone) with an additional photogravure bound in and bound in a deluxe binding of full blue levant morocco, front board and spine lettered in silver, custom-built clamshell case. Small quarto. Fine. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.



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