Grey paper over boards, black cloth backstrip with lettering stamped in gilt; 2nd issue dust jacket. First edition of the author's first book, with a laid-in postcard signed by Updike. Spine tips and corners lightly bumped; rear free-endpaper wrinkled and creased. Dust jacket very lightly rubbed. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures...
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Publication Date: 1958
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Fawcett Premier, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Cover has a little wear at edges and sticker damage at back. ; Binding is solid. Pages unmarked (but slightly yellowed). Support an independent used bookstore in Minneapolis! ; 7 x 4.25 x .40; 173 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 4662
Book Description Fawcett Publications, New York, 1968. Paperback. Book Condition: Good to Very Good -. First Thus. 175 pp. Clean, well-bound pages are unmarked other than previous owner name on false title page. Wraps have edge wear and corner creases. Solid copy. Bookseller Inventory # 12431
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. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.07460000286
Book Description Fawcett World Library, 1965, 1965. First edition Close to fine and bright stiff wraps with strong spine and clean text throughout. First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 57177
Book Description Fawcett Crest, 1965. Paperback. Book 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. Bookseller 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. Bookseller Inventory # xxaro72053
Book Description Harper & Row c.1958, 1958. Hardcover. Book Very good condition. Very good dust jacket in mylar cover. Later printing with $3.50 price on jacket flap. Browning to endpapers. ISBN: B000KIVNRG. Bookseller Inventory # E1138470
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. Bookseller Inventory # 8709
Book Description Victor Gollancz, London, 1950. Hardbound. First English. 82 pp. corners rounded and a little shelf worn else a nearly fine copy with nice bright [first state] d.j. [which is a little rubbed at the extremities]. Bookseller Inventory # 37231
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. Bookseller Inventory # 001872