A Century of Arts & Letters. John Updike, 10 Others.

A Century of Arts & Letters

New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by John Updike (the editor) and all 10 of the other contributors to this volume, a history of the National Institute of Arts & Letters and the American Academy of Arts & Letters. Octavo, 346 pages. Issued without a dust jacket. Very Good. Some minor rubbing to the boards, small stain to front board's right edge, small scrape to the rear board's list of contributors, not affecting any text. Otherwise, Fine. SIGNED on the title page by the editor, John Updike, as well as all the other contributors: Louis Auchincloss, Jack Beeson, Hortense Calisher, Ada Louise Huxtable, Wolf Kahn, R.W.B. Lewis, Richard Lippold, Norman Mailer, Cynthia Ozick, and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. Copies signed by any of the contributors are uncommon. Copies signed by all 11 contributors are rarely found on the market. SCARCE SIGNED. Item #626

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