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Chimera

By Barth, John




John Simmons Barth (born May 27, 1930) is an American novelist and short-story writer. His novel, Chimera, was the recipient of the National Book Award in 1973. The novel is a fabulous post-modern retelling of three famous myths. The first, the Dunyazadiad is a retelling of the story of Scheherazade, the famed storyteller of the One Thousand and One Nights. The second novella entitled Perseid, follows the forty-year old Greek hero Perseus in his struggle to obtain immortality. The third and final novella, Bellerophoniad, chronicles the story of Bellerophon, another ancient Greek hero. These stories are told with an interesting and varying perspective, examining the myths’ relationships and how they conform to reality.


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CHIMERA

BARTH, John

NY. Hardcover. 1 of 300 numbered copies, signed by John Barth. Mint in slipcase . Fine. 1972. First Edition.

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$350.00

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Chimera

BARTH, JOHN

New York: Random House, 1972, 1972. First edition, limited issued, number 139 of 300 numbered copies, signed by Barth. A fine copy in the publisher's slipcase.. 8vo, original red cloth, silver and gold lettering. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.

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$250.00

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Chimera.

BARTH, John.

New York: Random House,, 1972. Octavo. Original dark yellow cloth, titles to spine in silver, to front board in blind, red endpapers. With the dust jacket. Mild foxing to top edge, spine ends a touch bumped. An excellent copy in a likewise excellent jacket with slightly rubbed and toned extremities. First edition of Barth's sixth novel.

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$226.80

CHIMERA

BARTH, JOHN

NEW YORK: RANDOM HOUSE, 1972. THIS IS A VERY GOOD TO NEAR FINE FIRST EDITION IN A VERY GOOD DUST JACKET, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, OF THIS VERY EARLY JOHN BARTH CLASSIC....CHIMERA....TAN HARDBOUND IN WHITE PICTORIAL DUST JACKET...A NICE COPY AND THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SIGNED BY JOHN BARTH...SCARCE AND IMPORTANT BOOK AT A LOW PRICE. SIGNED BY JOHN BARTH. FIRST EDITION. HardBOUND. Very Good TO NEAR FINE/Good TO VERY GOOD. OCTAVO. JOHN BARTH.

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$195.00

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CHIMERA

BARTH, John

New York: Random House, (1972). First Edition. hardcover. Fine in acetate dustwrapper and slipcase, as issued. Copy #8 of 300 numbered and SIGNED copies of this winner of the National Book Award.

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$187.50

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CHIMERA - REVIEW COPY, SIGNED

Barth, John

New York: Random House, 1972. First Edition. New. First Printing, a Review Copy with the publisher's slip laid in. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket. Bookplate of noted bibliophile Rolland Comstock on front pastedown. This copy has been signed by Barth on the title page. Winner of the 1973 National Book Award. A title that's common enough, even signed, but one that shows toning and wear easily. Particularly desirable with the Review Slip.

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$175.00

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CHIMERA

BARTH, John

New York: Random House, (1972). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in acetate dustwrapper and slipcase, as issued. Copy #244 of 300 numbered and SIGNED copies of this winner of the National Book Award. Walter Shirley's copy with his bookplate tipped to a front blank.

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$156.30

Chimera

Barth John

New York: Random House, 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. Tall, narrow uncorrected proof in teal wraps. Publication date and price penned to front cover ($6.95, Sept.) and BOM (presumable Book of the Month club) written on bottom corner. Faint sunning, slight bump to one corner generally bright and unmarked. Barth's meta-fictional send up of mythology and storytelling won the National Book Award. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 041123.

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$150.00

Chimera

Barth, John

New York: Random House, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. First Edition. Hardcover. 1972 National Book Award; Shared with "Agustus" by John Williams, Signed on title page.

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$150.00

Chimera

BARTH, JOHN

Random House, 1972 SIGNED LIMITED EDITION of John Barth's "Chimera." Published in New York by Random House in 1972. Book fine, bright copy in publisher's slipcase. One of 300 copies numbered and SIGNED by the author; this #255. Winner of the National Book Award in 1973.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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$150.00

Chimera

John Barth

Random House, 1972-01-01. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Used:Good. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.

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$140.06

Chimera

Barth, John

Random House. Hardcover. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j

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$126.74

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Chimera

Barth, John

New York: Random House, 1972. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very near Fine. 308 pp. Price of $6.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Winner of the National Book Award in 1973. Inscribed by the author on the title page.

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$125.00

CHIMERA

BARTH, John

New York: Random House, (1972). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in very lightly soiled about Fine dustwrapper. Winner of the National Book Award.

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$125.00

Chimera

BARTH, John

New York, Random House [1972]., 1972. First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth, stamped in gilt and silver. Acetate jacket. Very good-fine. Publisher's gray board slipcase. No other signatures or bookplates. Number 188 of 300 numbered copies, signed by Barth on limitation page.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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$125.00

Chimera (American Literature)

Barth, John

Dalkey Archive Press. Paperback. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j

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$121.41

Chimera

Barth, John

Random House. Hardcover. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j

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$110.41

Chimera

Barth, John

Fawcett. Mass Market Paperback. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j

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$107.28

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Chimera

Barth, John

Mariner Books. Paperback. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j

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$106.33

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Chimera

Barth, John

Fawcett Crest Books. Mass Market Paperback. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j

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$105.39