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Of the Farm, 1st US

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Of the Farm, 1st US
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Era:
Vintage; 1960s
Condition:
Very Good; edge wear/chip from jacket spine with matching fade to book.
Materials:
paper
Size:
8.1" L x 5.25" W x 1" H
Color/Finish:
green

Why We Love This

Of the Farm by John Updike. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965. Hardcover. First printing. Updike's extremely rare fourth novel, in which a Manhattan advertising consultant describes his visit with his second wife and eleven-year-old stepson to the farm where he grew up and where is mother now lives alone. Jacket with $3.95 original price has chip from spine base and edge wear, with small tear to top front. Dust jacket art by Ilonka Karasz.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.