Item #33215 THE POORHOUSE FAIR. Signed. John Updike.


New York: Alfred Knopf, 1959.

1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Superb copy of the First Edition of the author's first novel neatly Inscribed in blue ink by John Updike on the front free endpaper: "For Sharon / John Updike". A fine example in 1/4 tan cloth over green paper covered boards, silver and gilt titles to the spine in a fine fresh first issue dustwrapper. 8vo. 185 pp.
The book was signed at a 1990 McGill University Reading. A brilliant first novel by this pre-eminent American author.

Item #33215    Price: US$1,050.00