Updike, John - Hoping for a Hoopoe
The author's first book. A bright UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper :The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded and is complete. It is unclipped. Well preserved. Looks very sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages are clean and bright. The closed page edges are sound - the top edge is very slightly dusty. No dog-eared pages. The binding is tight, the hinges are solid. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Gollancz, 1959
Condition: Near Fine +. Wrapper: Fine