New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 326pp. Octavo [21 cm] Bright yellow cloth covered boards with a silver and gilt stamped title on the spine, and the author's name stamped in silver on the front board. Very good. The spine ends and edges of the covers are gently bumped. There are numerous small brown stains on the spine. There is a small scuff mark on the bottom edge of the text block. The pages are mildly yellowed. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with darkening. The spine is a bit more heavily darkened. The edges are rubbed. There are several thin colored pencil marks on the front panel. Item #3651
Inscribed by John Updike on the front free endsheet.