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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

NY, Knopf, 1968. The first of his novels to be both a critical and a substantial commercial success. A little sunning to the board edge and the spine; very near fine in a fine jacket. [#912073] $175
NY, Knopf, 1987. A collection of stories. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912097] $175
On Sale: $114
NY, Knopf, 1963. His second collection of poems. Inscribed by the author. Spotting to top stain; near fine in a very good dust jacket. [#030156] $170
(n.p.), (Ewert), (1997). A poem by Updike from A Child's Calendar, here issued as a holiday card. Printed in an edition of 150 copies, this is one of 100 copies issued unsigned, but this copy has been inscribed by the author: "A small item for [your] enormous collection. Sent to both of you with my warm regards of the season. Cheers, John." Fine. [#030255] $150
Cleveland, Bits Press, (1988). A limited edition of six poems, one of which, "Munich," has its first appearance here. One of 120 unnumbered copies signed by the author. Fine in saddle-stitched wrappers. Uncommon. [#030219] $150
click for a larger image of item #11637, Query (n.p.), Albondocani, (1974). A card with a poem by Updike, used as a holiday greeting. One of 75 copies of the suppressed first issue, with the front cover drawing printed upside down. Fine in stapled wrappers. Uncommon. [#011637] $150
click for a larger image of item #31527, Pigeon Feathers (Logan), (Perfection Form Co.), (1979). An educational pamphlet consisting of the title story of Updike's 1962 story collection, with exercises based on the story. DeBellis & Broomfield A75-a2, apparently: this seems to be the cream-colored variant (no priority established between a1 and a2). Uncommon. Fine in stapled wrappers. [#031527] $135
NY, Knopf, 1992. Inscribed by the author: "For ___ ___/ a great collector of me (and others)/ All best, John U." Top stain a tad faded, else fine in a fine dust jacket. [#030236] $115
click for a larger image of item #13416, Typed Note Signed [1980]. Dated "Jan 1". One paragraph, agreeing to sign books for the recipient's wife. Written on the verso of the colophon for the limited edition of Problems. Signed in blue, with recipient's address hand-written in pink across the top; the colophon has some math written in pink. Folded in thirds for mailing; else fine. [#013416] $115
(London), Andre Deutsch, (1990). The first British edition of the concluding volume in the Rabbit series. Signed by the author on a bookplate tipped to the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912106] $100
NY, Knopf, 2009. The uncorrected proof copy of this posthumous collection. A few light spots to covers; near fine in wrappers. [#029542] $95
(n.p.), Albondocani, (1974). A card with a poem by Updike, used as a holiday greeting. One of 400 copies, of which this is one of 160 copies for the publisher's use, with the publisher's name printed on the page with the greeting. Fine in stapled wrappers. [#030176] $95
NY, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1995. Prints Updike's acceptance of the William Dean Howells Medal for Rabbit at Rest. Fine in wrappers. [#912109] $70
NY, Knopf, 1990. The concluding volume in the Rabbit series. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. This is the first trade edition; the true first was issued by the Franklin Library. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Not uncommon, but perfect copies are harder to come by than one might think. [#019643] $70
NY, Knopf, 1997. The uncorrected proof copy of this novel that was initially published to mixed reviews: Margaret Atwood, in The New York Times Book Review, loved it; David Foster Wallace, a self-proclaimed Updike fan, wrote a scathing review of it in The New York Observer. Fine in wrappers. [#912111] $70
NY, Knopf, 1982. The second of his humorous books featuring writer Henry Bech, an Updike alter-ego. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912093] $60
NY, Bradbury Press, 1985. A collection of more than 100 poems, selected by Paul B. Janeczko, and published in a pocket sized book with glossy flexible pictorial covers. Updike's contribution is "The Grief of Cafeterias" and it contains two typographical errors, which have been corrected in red copyeditor's pencil, in copyeditor's style. Slight foxing to the edges of the text block, else fine. [#030862] $60
(Toronto), Little York Review, 1999. An interview with Updike in the second issue of this little magazine. Fine in wrappers. [#916946] $45
NY, Knopf, 1985. A collection of poetry. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#912096] $45
NY, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1997/1998. Updike is an award presenter in this volume. Robert Stone also presents. Fine in wrappers. [#915651] $45
NY, Knopf, 1979. A review copy of this collection of stories. Fine in a fine dust jacket with author photo laid in. [#912088] $40
(n.p.), Albondocani, (1974). A card with a poem by Updike, used as a holiday greeting. One of 400 (stated) copies, of which this is one of 260 copies for the author's and artist's use, without the publisher's name printed on the page with the greeting. According to the De Bellis and Broomfield bibliography, 20 more copies were printed than stated in the colophon. Fine in stapled wrappers. [#030175] $40
NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#710501] $20
NY, Knopf, 1998. The uncorrected proof copy of his 49th book, subtitled "A Quasi-Novel," and a sequel to Bech: A Book and Bech is Back. Fine in wrappers. [#021380] $20
London, Andre Deutsch, (1983). Second U.K. printing. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#710504] $20
NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. Very Good in Very Good DJ. [#710503] $20
NY, Knopf, 1974. His first play ("meant to be read"), about President James Buchanan. Foxing to edges of text block, thus near fine in a fine dust jacket. [#030406] $20
NY, Knopf, 1992. The uncorrected proof copy. Near fine in wrappers. [#011641] $20
NY, Knopf, 1992. The uncorrected proof copy. Fine in wrappers. [#030412] $20
NY, Knopf, 1969. A collection of poetry. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few spots of rubbing. [#000751] $20
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