Small Octavo. 82pp. in the first edition unclipped dust jacket price $2.75, with the line in the biography on the rear flap "with a wife and two small children, only the tiniest rubbing at base of spine. Jacket is near fine with tiniest amount of wear at top of front panel. Clean throughout. A very handsome copy of this author's first book. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures...
Publisher: Harper and Brothers
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Fawcett Publications, 1965. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. An EX LIBRARY copy in VERY GOOD overall condition. May have some library stamps, marks etc. Seller Inventory # mon0000675110
Book Description Fawcett / A Crest Book, 1965. Mass-market paperback. 175 p. Red page edges. Olive green paper covers. Bright white good quality paper. The first appearance of Updike's collected poetry in a single volume. Two separate volumes had appeared as listed in this title. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Angular front cover crease. Moderate cover wear. Inside clean, no age-toning. First edition. "A Crest Reprint". 1st printing. Seller Inventory # Alibris.07460000286
Book Description Fawcett World Library, 1965, 1965. First edition Near fine and bright stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout. First printing. Seller Inventory # 57177
Book Description Fawcett Crest, 1965. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Paperback 1st.. Light rubbing to covers, name to inner page, else tight and clean. The first edition of these two books together. Seller Inventory # 096897
Book Description Fawcett Publications 1965, 1965. Paperback (VG-); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs. Seller Inventory # xxaro72053
Book Description Crest, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1965. Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. Mass market paperback. Near fine with bottom corner creased. A Crest Book, T787. Seller Inventory # 354690
Book Description Fawcett Publications,, Greenwich, Conn.:, 1968. Second printing, paperback original. UPDIKE, John. VERSE. The Carpentered Hen and other tame creatures. Telephone Poles and other poems. 12mo, printed wrappers, 175 pages. Signed by John Updike on front flyleaf. A near fine copy. Seller Inventory # 8709
Book Description Crest/Fawcett Publications., New York, 1965. Paperback. Condition: Fine. First edition thus. A Fine copy in olive green glossy wrappers, a paperback original. Collects Updike's first two books of poetry. There was no hardcover equivalent edition. 175pp. Light verse, among the best. Seller Inventory # Q03202
Book Description Crest/Fawcett, Greenwich, CT, 1965. Mass Market Paperback. First Thus. 175 pp. About Fine with very light handling and edgewear to wrappers, bright and unread. Seller Inventory # 001872
Book Description New York: Harper & Brothers, (1958), 1958. Hardcover first edition - First edition. Uncommon first printing of the first book by novelist John Updike, a whimsical collection of mostly lighthearded poems. The final selection is a "cheerful alphabet of pleasant objects for david, for his editification." 82 pp. Very good in light gray boards with a black cloth spine with gilt lettering, no dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 68928