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Self-Consciousness by  John Updike - Signed First Edition - 1989 - from Bailey Bonzo Books (SKU: 001996)

Self-Consciousness

Self-Consciousness by  John Updike - Signed First Edition - 1989 - from Bailey Bonzo Books (SKU: 001996)
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Self-Consciousness

by Updike, John

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  • fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine/Fine
ISBN 10
039457222X
ISBN 13
9780394572222
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. Book. Fine. Cloth. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Trade Edition , so stated. 257 pp. Magenta cloth with silver lettering /design to front and silver /gilt lettering to spine. This copy is FINE in a FINE, unclipped ($18.95), DJ dated "3/89" . Signed by Updike on title page. No noticeable blemishes. Bright, rich, crisp, and tight..

Synopsis

John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in 1932. He graduated from Harvard College in 1954 and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art. From 1955 to 1957 he was a member of the staff of The New Yorker . His novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. John Updike died in January 2009.

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Details

book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
001996
Title
Self-Consciousness
Author
Updike, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
039457222X
ISBN 13
9780394572222
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1989
Bookseller catalogs
Americana;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Bailey Bonzo Books

Bailey Bonzo Books....Specializing in collectble First Editions, SIGNED copies, Science Fiction/Fantasy, and RARE copies of all kinds.

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