Lot 8: BARTH, JOHN. The Floating Opera * The Sot-Weed Factor.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BARTH, JOHN. The Floating Opera * The Sot-Weed Factor. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, publisher's cloth, trivial discoloration to joints and light rubbing to corners of second title; unclipped dust jackets, second title with short closed tear and light rubbing to folds and with bookplate to front pastedown. New York, (1956); 1960
Notes: first editions, presention copies signed by barth, including his first novel The Floating Opera a review copy with publisher's slip laid-in and warmly inscribed to moderator Harold Williams in October, 1984 on the occasion of Barth's presentation at Johns Hopkins University entitled "Reflections on Maryland" and with the program card laid-in. Fine copies.