The first edition of this classic John Updike book was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1960. It was 307 pages long, and the original retail price was $4.00. First edition criteria are: FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page, and 1960 is stated on the title page. boards are blue-grey paper with silver lettering on green cloth spine. First issue dust jacket has 16 lines of unattributed text on the front flap. The front flap on later issue jackets have 24 lines that are attributed to Richard Gilman.
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Picture of the 1960 first edition dust jacket for Rabbit, Run.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for Rabbit, Run.
Picture of dust jacket where original $4.00 price is found for Rabbit, Run.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of Rabbit, Run.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for Rabbit, Run.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of Rabbit, Run.
Picture of the first edition title page for Rabbit, Run.
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