New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth-backed boards in decorative price-clipped dust jacket designed by Harry Ford; ,185pp. Very minor wear to jacket extremities, short closed tear to top edge of upper panel with discrete tape repair to verso, some unobtrusive paper flaws to endpapers from previously removed bookplates (?); boards slightly toned and lightly soiled, else a still Very Good and sound copy. Bookplate signed by the author laid in. Updike's first novel.