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28 March 2019

Modern First Editions

Lot 73

John Updike, Works, including complete Rabbit novels, first editions, most signed by the author [New York, 1959-1990]

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Estimate £300 - £400 + fees

Sold Price £1500



John Updike, Works, including complete Rabbit novels, first editions, most signed by the author [New York, 1959-1990]


 


a group of 14 volumes, comprising: The Poorhouse Fair (1959, dust-jacket chipped with slight loss along upper edge of back cover), The Same Door (1959, upper edges of dust-jacket creased and a little rubbed), Rabbit Run (1960, extremities of dust-jacket a little rubbed and creased with fractional loss to head of spine), Pigeon Feathers and other Stories (1962, dust-jacket a little darkened), The Centaur (1963), On the Farm (1965, price clipped), The Music School, Short Stories (1966, some faint scattered spotting), Couples (1968, dust-jacket creased along folds and edges), Rabbit Redux (1971, price clipped), Museums and Women (1972, unsigned), A Month of Sundays (1975, unsigned), Marry Me (1976, unsigned), Rabbit is Rich (1981), Rabbit at Rest (1990), first editions, all but the three mentioned signed by the author, original cloth or boards, original dust-jackets, Rabbit novels preserved in two drop-boxes with spines lettered in gold, 8vo