First Edition Points and Criteria for The Centaur

Year Published: 1963
Author Last Name: Updike
Author First Name: John
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Original Price: $4.00
Pages: 303

FIRST EDITION is stated on the copyright page with no mention of subsequent printings. 1963 is stated on the bottom of the title page. Boards are cream color with black cloth spine and red topstain. Dust jacket back has reviews for The Poorhouse Fair; The Same Door; Rabbit, Run; and Pigeon Features. Dust jacket back flap has picture of the author.

The Centaur won the National Book Award.

Picture of the 1963 first edition dust jacket for The Centaur.
Picture of the 1963 first edition dust jacket for The Centaur.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Centaur.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Centaur.

Picture of dust jacket where original $4.00 price is found for The Centaur.
Picture of dust jacket where original $4.00 price is found for The Centaur.

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Centaur.
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Centaur.

Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for The Centaur.
Picture of the first edition Alfred A. Knopf boards for The Centaur.

Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Centaur.
Picture of the back dust jacket flap for the first edition of The Centaur.

Identification picture of The Centaur.

Identification picture of The Centaur.

Identification picture of The Centaur.



Other first edition points for books by John Updike include: Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit at Rest, The Widows of Eastwick, The Early Stories: 1953-1975, Rabbit, Run.

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