Item #16028 THE CARPENTERED HEN; And Other Tame Creatures. John Updike.

THE CARPENTERED HEN; And Other Tame Creatures

New York: Harper & Row, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Cloth-backed boards in first issue dust jacket with "a wife and two children" on rear flap. An easily very good copy of the author's first book, with light shelfwear and toning at the joints, in a near fine unfaded jacket, that is priceclipped with new price of $3.00 stamped just below clip (a common publisher practice in the time before inventory was taxed, and books were held for long periods in inventory). Removable protective cover. Very good / near fine. Item #16028


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