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    Two Signed First Editions, One Signed by 19 Writers, including: Jill Krementz. The Writer's Desk. Inscribed to previous owner by Krementz. Also signed by Updike and 17 other writers (see website for complete list). [and:] John Updike. In the Beauty of the Lilies. First trade edition. Inscribed to by Updike. Both fine.

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    This lot: Jill Krementz. The Writer's Desk. Introduction by John Updike. New York: Random House, [1996]. First edition. Inscribed to previous owner on title page by Krementz. Also signed by Updike on the title page. Signatures of the following authors throughout the book on the pages of their profiles:

    Amy Tan

    Susan Sontag

    Edwidge Danticat

    Toni Morrison (a signed bookplate, laid in)

    Kurt Vonnegut

    Nikki Giovanni

    Russell Banks

    Peter Matthiessen

    Joan Didion

    Joseph Heller

    Rita Dove

    Mona Simpson

    William Styron

    Joyce Carol Oates

    Richard Ford

    Edmund White

    George Plimpton

    Octavo. 114 pages. Publisher's cloth and original dust jacket. Fine condition. [and:] John Updike. In the Beauty of the Lilies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First trade edition. Inscribed to a previous owner and signed by Updike on the title page. Octavo. 491 pages. Publisher's cloth and original dust jacket. Fine condition.



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