Rabbit, Run

by Updike, John

Rabbit, Run, written by John Updike and first published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1960, follows a 26-year-old former high school basketball player nicknamed “Rabbit.” Imprisoned in a tedious job and a loveless marriage, Rabbit attempts to find freedom from his constrained middle-class lifestyle. The novel was republished in a 1963 Penguin Edition, which was the first to include more sexually risque passages cut by Knopf in the first edition. The first of the 'Rabbit Tetralogy', Rabbit, Run is perhaps the most sought-after title written by Updike. 

First Edition Identification

First published by Knopf, New York in 1960. Only 10,000 copies were printed of the first edition. The original first edition dust jacket has a $4.00 price stamp and an unattributed, 16-line blurb on the front flap. Later editions had 24 lines attributed to Richard Gilman. 

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

1963 Penguin Edition--first edition to include “sexually explicit passages” cut by Knopf in the first edition.

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Rabbit, Run

Rabbit, Run

by John Updike

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1960
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Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1960. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 307 pages + A Note on the Author. 8vo, blue-gray boards faded especially at edges, soiled greenish-teal cloth quarter with rubbed gilt and silver gilt lettering on spine; bluish tint to top edge faded, other edges slightly age-toned. In original DJ, with foxing to interior and flaps, several… Read more about this item
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Rabbit, Run

by John Updike

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999. First thus; Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author. Condition: Fine / As New. Bound in full (genuine) leather with hubbed spine. Embossed in 22kt gold on the spine and front and back covers. Heavy duty binding boards. Printed on acid-neutral, archival paper. All edges gilt. Smyth sewn with concealed muslin joints, silk moire end… Read more about this item
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RABBIT, RUN.

by UPDIKE, John.

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1960
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FIRST EDITION in dust jacket The book has two letters in marker on the top of the book block, otherwise near fine. The unclipped dust jacket has minor wear at the spine ends and along the front flap fold; light fading to the spine. The first of the Rabbit books. Two later books in the Rabbit series won Pulitzer Prizes.
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Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; Licks of Love.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960-2000. First editions of each volume in the Rabbit quartet. Octavos, 5 volumes, original half cloth. Each volume signed by John Updike. Each volume is near fine to fine in near fine dust jackets. An exceptional signed set. Updike’s choice of Rabbit Angstrom, in Rabbit, Run, was inspired, one of those happy, instinctive accidents… Read more about this item
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1960. UPDIKE, John. RABBIT, RUN. NY: Knopf, 1960. 8vo., cloth & boards in dust jacket. First Edition- only 10,000 copies were printed. This copy in the earliest dust jacket with the unattributed, 16-line blurb on the front flap of the dust jacket. Signed twice by Updike, once on the front endpaper and again on the title page. One… Read more about this item
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by JOHN UPDIKE

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1960
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Same Text as the 1st printing before the change of plates and corrections around the 5-6th printing. Cheap Gap Filler till you can find one you can afford. See details in the photos.
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1961
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London: André Deutsch, 1961. First British Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A stunning First Impression (unread and virtually pristine) of the author's second novel (after The Poorhouse Fair), the first installment in the Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom series. Crown 8vo (196 x 130mm): [8],307,[3]pp. Publisher's medium brown cloth-effect paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gold; later state variant dust jacket (not noted… Read more about this item
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1960
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Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit At Rest; Licks of Love.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960-2000. First editions of each volume in the Rabbit quartet. Octavos, 5 volumes, original half cloth. Each volume is near fine to fine in very good to near fine dust jackets. Updike’s choice of Rabbit Angstrom, in Rabbit, Run, was inspired, one of those happy, instinctive accidents that so often shape a literary career"… Read more about this item
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Rabbit, Run

by Updike, John

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1960
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Signed by John Updike on the front free end paper, inscribed to former owner. Very Good, with light edge wear, light fading and light soiling, in a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $4.00 intact and 16 lines of text… Read more about this item
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Rabbit, Run

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1960
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. One corner slightly bumped, else fine in a nice, near fine first issue dustwrapper with a couple of very small tears and a little rubbing. Signed by Updike. A nice copy of the first book in the Rabbit tetralogy, and probably the author's most sought after title.… Read more about this item
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Rabbit, Run

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1960
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Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Published in New York by Alfred A. Knopf in 1960. First Edition is printed on copyright page. Book near fine except for fading at top edges of covers and light wear at edges of spine and corners. DJ very good, chipping at ends of spine and corners. DJ price… Read more about this item
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London: Andre Deutsch , 1961. First edition, first printing. Published by Andre Deutsch in London, 1961. This is a very good copy. The dust wrapper, brightly designed by Kenneth Breese, is mostly clean, but with tears to the top and tail edges and handling marks throughout. It has not been price clipped and shows the original 16s net price.… Read more about this item
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by JOHN UPDIKE

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1960
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The book is not BCE but the Stated FIRST EDITION with no blind stamp rear board, but the Dustjacket is a NEWER BCE(almost new). Book has corner protectors(metal), slight fading here and there, gray paper covered boards, with aqua-green cloth spine with silver lettering, slightly faded. Inside very very clean except 75 in ink top corner 1st leaf, book is… Read more about this item
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Rabbit Run

by Updike, John

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1960
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Knopf, 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A near fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Updike to fellow writer Ross Macdonald/Kenneth Millar. An outstanding association copy and a genuine presentation copy, linking two of the preeminent American authors of the 20th Century. Also laid in a Knopf presentations slip saying the book is… Read more about this item
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Rabbit, Run

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1960
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Knopf, 1960. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed by John Updike on a bookplate laid in loose in the book, not attached. First Edition stated on the copyright page.
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Rabbit, Run

Rabbit, Run

by UPDIKE, John

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1960
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in a near fine, price-clipped, first issue dustwrapper with two short tears, and a touch of fading to the spine. A nice, bright copy of a key title, the first book in the Rabbit tetralogy, and probably the author's most sought after title.
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Rabbit, Run

Rabbit, Run

by Updike, John

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1/1/1960. Hardcover w/DJ. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. 1st edition; dust jacket in protective cover; spine slightly faded; head of spine chipped and creased; few small closed tears; not price clipped; green cloth spine over blue boards; edges slightly faded; binding tight; text clean. G+/G
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Rabbit, Run ; Rabbit Redux ; Rabbit is Rich ; Rabbit at Rest (Rabbit Angstrom Tetralogy set of signed first editions)
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Rabbit, Run ; Rabbit Redux ; Rabbit is Rich ; Rabbit at Rest (Rabbit Angstrom Tetralogy set of signed first editions)

by UPDIKE, John

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First Edition
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1990
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 4 volumes. A complete set of Updike's crowning achievement, the Rabbit Angstrom series of novels. All four volumes are SIGNED by Updike, though "Rabbit, Run" is signed on a laid-in bookplate. "Rabbit, Run" has a few minor stains to the top edge and very mild… Read more about this item
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Rabbit, Run

Rabbit, Run

by Updike, John

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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. As New. N.D.. Signed Edition. Full-Leather. A special Limited edition, SIGNED by author John Updike. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap; Harry Angstrom was a star basketball player in high school and that was the best time of his life. Now in his mid-20s,… Read more about this item
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