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[SIGNED] [POETRY] HOPING FOR A HOOPOE
London: Victor Gollancz, 1959.
Hard Cover. First British Edition. Signed. 8vo. (8 3/4” x 5 5/8”), in the publisher’s black cloth binding, with dustjacket and the original glassine wrapper;; there is a small “ghost” of a sticker removed from the top corner of the front endpaper; this copy is signed by Mr. Updike on the front endpaper with a personal inscription “to Philip Krapp | who flew all the | way from Chicago | John Updike”; the dusjtacket is bright and has not been price-clipped.~~This is Mr. Updike’s first book; it was issued in the United States the year before, under the title “The Carpentered Hen and Other Tame Creatures”.~~Quite a nice copy.~~.
Near Fine binding / Very Good dust jacket.