The Floating Opera. John Barth.
The Floating Opera
The Floating Opera
The Floating Opera

The Floating Opera

New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., 1956. First Edition. Hardcover.

First edition of John Barth's debut novel written when he was 24 and set in his hometown of Cambridge, Maryland.

The Floating Opera is a first person account of the day that Todd Andrews, hero and narrator, contemplates suicide. He is a confirmed bachelor, a convinced nihilist, and a practicing lawyer, a rake, a saint, and a cynic.

Item #900875

5-5/8 x 8-1/4", light brown cloth, 280pp.

A bit of toning to leaves, a bit of wear to extreme tips, no owner’s names or marks, square, tight, very good + to near fine in very good price extant  ($3.95), spine darkened and stained, moderately soiled dust wrapper with a bit of wear to extreme edges, in protective mylar.

Price: $200.00

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