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Updike, John

Updike, John. The Poorhouse Fair. Knopf, New York (1958).

Updike, John. The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures. Harper and Brothers, New York (1958). An edition of 2000 copies.

Updike, John. 75 Aromatic Years of Leavitt and Peirce in the Recollection of 31 Harvard Men. Leavitt and Peirce, Cambridge (1958). Harvard alumni commemorate the 75th anniversary of a tobacco store and gathering place; Updike contributes a poem, The Old Tobacconist.

Updike, John. The Same Door. Knopf, New York (1959).

Updike, John. The Poorhouse Fair. Knopf, New York (1959). First American edition. 5000 copies.

Updike, John. The Poorhouse Fair. Gollancz, London (1959). First UK edition.

Updike, John. Hoping for a Hoopoe. Gollancz, London (1959). First UK edition.

Updike, John. Rabbit, Run. Knopf, New York (1960).

Updike, John. Rabbit, Run. Andre Deutsch, London (1961). First UK edition.

Updike, John. Piegon Feathers. Knopf, New York (1962).

Updike, John. The Magic Flute. Knopf, New York (1962). Illustrated by Warren Chappell.

Updike, John. Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories. Knopf, New York (1962).

Updike, John. Five Boyhoods: Howard Lindsay, Harry Golden, Walt Kelly, William K. Zinsser, and John Updike. Doubleday and Company, New York (1962). Edited by Martin Levin. Illustrated.

Updike, John. The Centaur. Knopf, New York (1963).

Updike, John. Telephone Poles and other Poems. Knopf, New York (1963).

Updike, John. The Ring. Knopf, New York (1964). Adapted from Ricahrd Wagner by John Updike with color illustrations by Warren Chappell.

Updike, John. Of the Farm. Knopf, New York (1965).

Updike, John. Dog's Death. Printed in Harvard Yard by The Adams House and Lowell House Printers, Cambridge (1965). Broadside. One of 100 numbered and signed copies.

Updike, John. Assorted Prose. Knopf, New York (1965).

Updike, John. Assorted Prose. Andre Deutsch, London (1965). First English edition.

Updike, John. A Child's Calendar. Knopf, New York (1965). Illustrated by Nancy Ekholm Burkert.

Updike, John. The Music School. Knopf, New York (1966).

Updike, John. Couples. Knopf, New York (1968).

Updike, John. Bath After Sailing. Country Squire (1968). 125 numbered copies.

Updike, John. On Meeting Authors. Wickford Press, Newburyport (1968). 250 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Bath after Sailing. Pendulum Press, Connecticut (1968). 125 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Three Texts from Early Ipswich. 17th Century Day Committee, Ipswich (1968). 1000 copies. 50 of which are signed.

Updike, John. Midpoint and Other Poems. Knopf, New York (1969). 350 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Bottom's Dream: Adapted from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Knopf, New York (1969). Illustrated by Warren Chappell. Music by Felix Mendelssohn.

Updike, John. The Dance of the Solids. Scientific American, New York (1969). 6200 copies printed as Christmas cards to be issued with W.H. Auden's A New Year Greeting. Illustrated.

Updike, John. Bech: A Book. Knopf, New York (1970). 500 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Rabbit, Run. Warner Bros., Burbank (1970). Film pressbook for the 1970 film featuring James Caan, with publicity materials, illustrations of various posters for the film, a picture of the paperback film tie-in book.

Updike, John. Rabbit Redux. Knopf, New York (1971). 350 numbered copies signed by the author.

Updike, John. Museums and Women. Knopf, New York (1972). 350 numbered copies signed by the author.

Updike, John. Warm Wine. Albondocani Press, New York (1973). 250 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Six Poems. Aloe Editions (1973). 26 lettered copies. 100 numbered copies.

Updike, John. A Good Place: Being a Personal Account of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Written on the Occasion of its Seventeenth-Century Day, 1972, by a Resident. Aloe Editions (1973). 26 lettered copies. 100 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Cunts (Upon Receiving the Swingers Life Club Membership Solicitation). Frank Hallman, New York (1974). 250 numbered copies printed by Andrew Hoyem and signed by the author.

Updike, John. Picked-Up Pieces. Knopf, New York (1975). 250 numbered, specially bound copies signed by the author.

Updike, John. A Month of Sundays. Knopf, New York (1975). Limited edition of 450 signed and numbered.

Updike, John. Scenic. Andrew Hoyem, San Francisco (1976). One of only 150 unnumbered copies printed by Andrew Hoyem for a meeting of the Roxburghe Club. Illustrated by Valenti Angelo.

Updike, John. Marry Me: A Romance. Knopf, New York (1976). One of 300 copies printed on special paper and specially bound. Signed and numbered by the author.

Updike, John. Marry Me: A Romance. Franklin Library, Pennsylvania (1976). Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. Illustrated by Barbara Fox.

Updike, John. Couples: A Short Story. Halty Ferguson, Cambridge (1976). 276 copies. 26 lettered and 250 numbered.

Updike, John. Rabbit Run. Franklin Library, Pennsylvania (1977). Signed, limited edition. Illustrations by Jerry Pinkney.

Updike, John. Tossing and Turning: Poems. Knopf, New York (1977).

Updike, John. Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu. Lord John Press, Northridge (1977). 300 numbered copies signed by the author. Designed and printed by Grant Dahlstrom.

Updike, John. The Texas Arts Journal: Manuscript Edition. Texas Arts Journal, Dallas (1977). Contains Updike's libretto for a children's opera, 'The Fisherman and His Wife'.

Updike, John. The Coup. Knopf, New York (1978). 350 copies.

Updike, John. From the Journal of a Leper. Lord John Press, Northridge (1978). 300 numbered and 26 lettered copies, all signed by author.

Updike, John. The Lovelorn Astronomer. A New Poem. G.K. Hall and Co. and Marquis Who's Who, Boston and Chicago (1978). A single poem issued by the publishers as a Christmas greeting. One card leaf folded to make four pages.

Updike, John. Earthworm. Ontario Review Press, Princeton (1979). 100 copies. Post card poem.

Updike, John. Sixteen Sonnets. Halty Ferguson, Cambridge (1979). 250 numbered copies. 26 lettered copies. Designed, printed and bound by William and Raquel Ferguson.

Updike, John. Problems and Other Stories. Knopf, New York (1979). 350 numbered and signed copies printed on special paper and specially bound.

Updike, John. The John Updike Newsletter. Numbers 10 and 11 Double Issue. Herb Yellin, Northridge (1979). Edited by Herb Yellin.

Updike, John. Iowa. Press-22, Portland (1980). Illustrated by Liza Jones. 200 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies.

Updike, John. People One Knows: Interviews with Insufficiently Famous Americans. Lord John Press, Northridge (1980).

Updike, John. Ego And Art In Walt Whitman. Targ Editions, New York (1980). 350 copies.

Updike, John. Rabbit Redux. Franklin Library, Pennsylvania (1981). Privately printed and individually signed. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

Updike, John. Rabbit is Rich. Knopf, New York (1981). Signed limited edition of 350 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Hawthorne's Creed. Targ Editions, New York (1981). 250 copies.

Updike, John. Spring Trio. Palaemon Press Limited, Winston-Salem (1982). 150 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Bech Is Back. Knopf, New York (1982). 500 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Small City People. Lord John Press, Northridge (1982). Illustration by Don Rico. Fine. 100 numbered and 26 lettered copies, signed by Updike and Rico.

Updike, John. Jester's Dozen. Lord John Press, Northridge (1984). 150 numbered copies and 50 specially bound numbered copies all signed by Updike. Foreword and illustrations by Updike.

Updike, John. The Witches of Eastwick. Knopf, New York (1984). 350 copies printed on special paper and specially bound. Signed by the author and numbered.

Updike, John. The Witches of Eastwick. Franklin Library, Pennsylvania (1984).

Updike, John. Couples. Fawcett (1985).

Updike, John. Impressions. Sylvester and Orphanos, Los Angeles (1985). 300 numbered copies. 26 lettered copies. 4 copies with the printed name of the intended recipient.

Updike, John. Facing Nature: Poems. Knopf, New York (1985).

Updike, John. John Updike: An Exhibition. University of Houston, University Park (1985). 1500 copies. Illustrated.

Updike, John. Getting Older. Eurographica, Helsinki (1986). 350 numbered and signed copies. 20 unnumbered copies printed for personal use of the author.

Updike, John. Roger's Version. Knopf, New York (1986). 350 numbered and signed copies.

Updike, John. A Pear Like a Potato. Santa Susana Press, Northridge (1986). Illustrations by Irving Block. 126 copies - 26 lettered.

Updike, John. A Soft Spring Night in Shillington. Lord John Press, Northridge (1986). 250 numbered copies and 50 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Trust Me. Knopf, New York (1987). 350 numbered copies signed by the author.

Updike, John. The Afterlife. Sixth Chamber Press, Leamington Spa (1987). 201 copies, 26 lettered.

Updike, John. More Stately Mansions. Nouveau Press, Jackson (1987). 40 numbered copies specially bound and signed by author.

Updike, John. Howells as Anti-Novelist. William Dean Howells Memorial Committee, Kittery Point (1987). 150 copies.

Updike, John. S. Knopf, New York (1988). 350 numbered and signed copies.

Updike, John. S. Deutsch, London (1988). First English edition. 75 numbered and signed copies.

Updike, John. On the Move. Bits Press, Cleveland (1988). 120 copies signed by John Updike.

Updike, John. Just Looking: Essays on Art. Knopf, New York (1989). 350 signed copies. Heavily illustrated in color and black and white.

Updike, John. Self-Consciousness. Knopf, New York (1989). 350 numbered copies signed by the author.

Updike, John. In Memoriam Felis Felis. Sixth Chamber Press, Leamington Spa (1989). Six illustrations by R.B. Kitaj. 200 copies.

Updike, John. Self-Consciousness: Memoirs. Knopf, New York (1989). 350 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Mites and Other Poems in Miniature. Lord John Press, Northridge (1990). 226 copies - 200 numbered and 26 lettered.

Updike, John. Rabbit at Rest. Franklin Library, Pennslyvania (1990). Illustrated with a full color double-page frontispiece by Cary Henrie.

Updike, John. Rabbit at Rest. Knopf, New York (1990). Special edition of 350 numbered and signed copies.

Updike, John. Brother Grasshopper. Metacom Press, Worcester (1990). 150 numbered and 26 lettered copies.

Updike, John. The Art of Mickey Mouse. Hyperion, New York (1991). Introduction by John Updike. Edited by Craig Yoe and Janet Morra-Yoe. Illustrated.

Updike, John. The First Picture Book Everyday Things for Babies. Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum, New York (1991). By Mary Steichen Calderone and Edward Steichen. Afterword by John Updike. 250 copies.

Updike, John. Memories of the Ford Administration. Knopf, New York (1992).

Updike, John. July. Knopf, New York (1993). 37-line poem was printed for distribution in the bookselling trade to coincide with publication of Updike's Collected Poems 1953 - 1993.

Updike, John. Concerts at Castle Hill. Lord John Press, Northridge (1993). 50 numbered and signed copies.

Updike, John. Collected Poems 1953-1993. Knopf, New York (1993).

Updike, John. The Twelve Terrors of Christmas. Gotham Book Mart, New York (1993). Illustrated by Edward Gorey with 12 full-page illustrations. Limited to 500 copies, numbered and signed by Gorey and Updike on the Colophon page.

Updike, John. Baby's First Step. James Cahill Publishing, Huntington Beach (1993). 100 numbered and signed copies. Designed by James Cahill, typeset by Words Worth in Baskerville and printed by Mackintosh Typography.

Updike, John. Rabbit Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit at Rest: 4 Volume Collector's Edition. Easton Press, Norwalk (1993).

Updike, John. Brazil. Knopf, New York (1994).

Updike, John. Golf: The Greatest Game. HarperCollions, New York (1994). A compendium of articles and photographs on golf, with an introduction by Updike.

Updike, John. Poem Begun on Thursday, October 14, 1993 at O'Hare Airport, Terminal 3, around Six O'Clock P.M.. The Literary Renaissance, Louisville (1994). Designed, printed, and hand bound by Carol J. Blinn. 130 copies - 26 lettered and 100 numbered.

Updike, John. A Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects. Knopf, New York (1995). Poems by John Updike and photographs by his son, David.

Updike, John. In the Cemetery High Above Shillington. Ewert, Concord (1995). A poem by Updike with wood engravings by Barry Moser. Printed on Molino paper, handsewn in wrappers, and signed by Updike and Moser. Edition of 150 copies - 50 unnumbered.

Updike, John. A Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects. Knopf, New York (1995). Photographs by David Updike.

Updike, John. Rabbit Angstrom, a Tetralogy: *Rabbit, Run*, *Rabbit Redux*, * Rabbit Is Rich*, *Rabbit at Rest*. Knopf, New York (1995).

Updike, John. Golf Dreams: Writings on Golf. Knopf, New York (1996).

Updike, John. January. Ewert, Concord (1997). Frontispiece by Thomas Bewick. 150 copies printed at Firefly Press for private distribution.

Updike, John. Toward the End of Time. Knopf, New York (1997).

Updike, John. Upon Becoming a Senior Citizen. The Tamarack Press, (1998). Total edition of 126 copies. Broadside.

Updike, John. On Literary Biography. University of South Carolina Press, Columbia (1999). One of 500 numbered copies.

Updike, John. Religious Consolation. Ewert, Concord (1999). Illustrated by Eric Gill with wood engraving. 65 signed copies printed as broadsides and 130 unsigned copies issued folded, as cards.

Updike, John. More Matter: Essays and Criticism. Knopf, New York (1999).

Updike, John. The Best American Short Stories of the Century. Houghton Mifflin, Boston (1999). Edited and introduced by Updike. Coedited by Katrina Kenison.

Updike, John. Gertrude and Claudius. Franklin Library, Pennslyvania (2000). 1000 signed copies. Privately printed for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Illustrated.

Updike, John. Humor in Fiction. Lord John Press, Northridge (2000). Limited editon of 26 lettered and 100 numbered copies. Designed by Susan Flake. It was printed by Lamont Smith. The binding was done by Marianna Blau.

Updike, John. The Complete Henry Bech. Knopf, New York (2001).

Updike, John. The Complete Henry Bech. Everymans Library (2001). Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury.

Updike, John. Seek My Face. Knopf, New York (2002).

Updike, John. Not Cancelled Yet. Limberlost Press, Boise (2003). 100 numbered copies. 700 unnumbered copies.

Updike, John. The Early Stories 1953-1975. Knopf, New York (2003).

Updike, John. Still Looking: Essays on American Art. Knopf, New York (2005). Illustrated.

Updike, John. The Terrorist. Knopf, New York (2006).

Updike, John. Due Considerations: Essays and Criticism. Knopf, New York (2007). 25 illustrations.

Updike, John. John Updike: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Materials. Oak Knoll Press, Delaware (2007). Foreword by John Updike. By Jack De Bellis and Michael Broomfield. 125 numbered copies. Photographs of all Updike's principal volumes.