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Coetzee, J MWaiting for the Barbarians
$29.00
Publisher: Ravan, 1981
The wraps are a bit rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and tightly bound. One signature and a little foxing.. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Soft cover
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$225.00
Softcover, ISBN 0140283358
Publisher: Penguin Books, New York, 1999
SIGNED by Coetzee on the title page. A later printing, part of Penguin's Great Books of the 20th Century. Trade paperback binding is clean, tight, and square. The interior is clean. The text is clean and unmarked. A fine copy with the Nobel Laureate's elusive signature on what many people consider to be his masterwork.
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$250.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Pr, 1982
First American edition (first published in U.S. as paperback); signature personally obtained by bookseller; book includes ticket to event at New York Public Library where signature obtained Nov. 20, 2003; at the event Coetzee said "I am in the belly of the beast." author is Nobel Prize winner from South Africe
Affordably Rare
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$374.26
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin Books, New York, 1982
156 pp. Signed inscription by Coetzee on first page. Advance reading copy bound in red card covers with black printing on front and rear covers. Published as a Penguin Paperback Original, this was the first time this book was published in the United States. Previous owner's signature, spine sunned, mild edgewear at top edge of rear cover that has also affected top edge of last six pages. Still a very nice bright copy of this uncommon item.
Spadina Road Books (ABAC/ILAB)
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$395.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1982
1st American Edition/1st Printing paperback. SIGNED by author on a bookplate on inside cover (signature only). Covers rubbed and some creasing along spine. Page age yellowing. Scarce 1st US PBO. (AFRICA FICTION GENERAL NOISBN)
Daniel Montemarano
[United States]
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$440.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin, New York, 1982
Signed by Coetzee. Spine rubbed, with moderate edgewear. Page edges starting to tan. A modern classic, this early novel by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee centers on the crisis of conscience and morality of the Magistrate-a loyal servant of the Empire working in a tiny frontier town, doing his best to ignore an inevitable war with the "barbarians." McCaffery 100. ; Signed by Author (COLONIAL ADMINISTRATORS; FICTION.; AFRICA; ALLEGORIES. J. M. COETZEE SIGNED NOBEL LAUREATE FIRST EDITION PRIZE AUTHORS)
Bungalow Books, ABAA, RMABA
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians.
$450.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin, New York, 1982
Uncorrected proof of the first American edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in wrappers as issued. "I have known few authors who can evoke such a wilderness in the heart of man. He is an artist of a weight and depth that put him beyond ordinary comparisons.Coetzee knows the elusive terror of Kafka" (Sunday Times). (WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS SIGNED FIRST EDITION, J.M. COETZEE AUTOGRAPH)
Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians.
$475.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin, New York, 1982
First American edition of the author's masterpiece that certainly ranks as one of the great literary works of the last half of the 20th Century. Very good in wrappers as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. "I have known few authors who can evoke such a wilderness in the heart of man. He is an artist of a weight and depth that put him beyond ordinary comparisons.Coetzee knows the elusive terror of Kafka" (Sunday Times). (WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS SIGNED FIRST EDITION, J.M. COETZEE AUTOGRAPH)
Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB
[United States]
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians (Signed by author)
$625.00
Softcover
Publisher: Penguin Books New York 1982, 1982
1st US edition. Softcover. 156 pages, softcover, SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE BY COETZEE. Near fine. Near Fine/None (FICTION NOVELS, 1ST US, , . US EDITION. SOFTCOVER. 156 PAGES, S OFTCOVER, SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE BY COETZEE. NEAR FINE. FINE/NONE)
Monroe Street Books
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians.
$850.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Raven Press, Johannesburg, 1980
First South African edition. Octavo, original black cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a spine faded dust jacket. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency. "I have known few authors who can evoke such a wilderness in... (WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS SIGNED FIRST EDITION, J.M. COETZEE AUTOGRAPH)
Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB
[United States]
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$900.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0869751980
Publisher: Ravan Press, South Africa, 1981
Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. SIGNED by Coetzee on the first end page. The book is clean and bright. The panels of the jacket are bright, though the spine is sun faded. Two short tears and associated creasing to the lower rear panel of the jacket. There is no price listed on the jacket. This is a first Ravan Press edition of Coetzee's second novel, preceeded in publication by the 1980 Secker and Warburg edition. 156 pp. (SIGNED FIRST EDITIONS LITERATURE)
Chop Suey Books
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$1,000.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Secker and Warburg, London, 1983
The second printing, ( the first was issued in 1980 ) published by Secker and Warburg in 1983. A fine example of the book. The dust jacket is priice clipped but otherwise fine.( price label affixed by publisher to the rear panel. ) This copy has been signed by J, M. Coetzee on the title page. A nice copy of an uncommon title.
The Reluctant Bookseller
[United States]
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J.M.CoetzeeWaiting for the Barbarians
$1,200.00
Publisher: Ravan Press, Johannesburg, 1981
First South African Edition. Nearly Fine book in a Fine spine faded Dust Jacket.The last few pages of the book has a small pen mark to the front text block. Signed by the author on the title page. First published in England, by Secker and Warburg in 1980, this is the third novel from the nobel prize winning author.
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Coetzee,J.MWaiting For The Barbarians ( SIGNED BOOKPLATE )
$2,161.01
Hardcover, ISBN 0436102951
Publisher: Secker and Warburg, 1980
A first UK edition ,first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1980.A near FINE BOOK without inscriptions with a small, very minor price erasure to top right front free end-paper. Slight dustiness as to be expected to upper text block.In a NEAR FINE non price-clipped wrapper ( price £5.95)which is only very lightly faded to the spine.White titling very distinct still.See photos.This wrapper is notorious for fading and it is scarce to find the wrapper in such condition.Red and yellow... (FIRST EDITION , FICTION ENGLISH ,COETZEE,BARBARIANS,WAITING,NOBEL)
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[United Kingdom]
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Coetzee, J MWaiting for the Barbarians - SIGNED by the Nobel Laureate
$3,457.61
Hardcover
Publisher: Secker and Warburg, 1980
A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1980. A near fine book with a trace of spotting to the top of the page block. One neat name and date to the front endpaper. SIGNED without dedication to the title page by the author. In a near fine clipped wrapper with the usual fading to the spine encroaching a little on to the rear panel. A very rare book and especially so signed by the Nobel laureate. Coetzee was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature for ‘the...
John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books PBFA
[United Kingdom]
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Coetzee,J.MWaiting For The Barbarians ( SIGNED )
$4,322.01
Hardcover
Publisher: Secker and Warburg, 1980
The First UK printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1980.The BOOK is in near FINE condition and appears unread.Apart from some mild browning in places to the text block and a very small superficial abrasion to the rear upper corner,the book is in lovely condition.The WRAPPER is complete bearing the correct price of £5.95 net and in near FINE condition.There is a tiny area of rubbing to the lower front flap fold and at the front top corner.A closed tear has been repaired to the upper... (COETZEE,BARBARIANS,SECKER,NOBEL)
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COETZEE J MWAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS
$4,832.01
Hardcover
Publisher: Secker and Warburg, London, 1980
First UK Edition. A bump to the bottom right hand corner of the front board and a bump to the the bottom left hand corner of the back board otherwise a near fine copy in a VG+ D/W with minimal spine fade (a lot less than normally seen). The book is correctly priced at £5.95 net. Coetzee’s landmark book. Coetzee received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. A much better-than-average copy of this first edition which is usually found with a severely faded spine. Signed by the Author on...
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$400.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin, 1982
Softcover Very Good Signed by Coetzee. Spine rubbed, with moderate edgewear. Page edges starting to tan. A modern classic, this early novel by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee centers on the crisis of conscience and mora (Colonial administrators; Fiction.; Africa; Fiction.; Allegories. J. M. Coetzee Signed Nobel Laureate FIRST Edition)
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Coetzee, J. MWaiting for the Barbarians
$356.08
Publisher: Penguin Books, 1982
New York: Penguin Books, 1982. First American Edition. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine. 8vo. Signed by Author. 156 pp. Signed inscription by Coetzee on first page. Advance reading copy bound in red card covers with black printing on front and rear covers. Published as a Penguin Paperback Original, this was the first time this book was published in the United States. Previous owner's signature, spine sunned, mild edgewear at top edge of rear cover that has also affected top edge of last six...
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Coetzee, J M'Waiting For The Barbarians' First UK Edition SIGNED
$3,294.40
A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1980. A near fine book with a trace of spotting to the top of the page block. One neat name and date to the front endpaper. SIGNED without dedication to the title page by the author. In a near fine clipped wrapper with the usual fading to the spine encroaching a little on to the rear panel. A very rare book and especially so signed by the Nobel laureate. Coetzee was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature for ?the...John Atkinson Books
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COETZEE J MWAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS
$4,603.92
Publisher: Secker and Warburg, 1980
London: Secker and Warburg, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. A bump to the bottom right hand corner of the front board and a bump to the the bottom left hand corner of the back board otherwise a near fine copy in a VG+ D/W with minimal spine fade (a lot less than normally seen). The book is correctly priced at £5.95 net. Coetzee's landmark book. Coetzee received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2003. A much better-than-average copy of this...
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Coetzee, J.M. :Waiting for the Barbarians
$112.16
Hardcover
Publisher: London, Penguin, 1982/ 1980
Used - Very Good. Octavo, [iv], 156 pages. Laminated colour pictorial card covers slightly rubbed and creased; an excellent copy. Signed by the author on the title page. With the ownership details of Colin Steele.
Michael Treloar Books - ANZAAB
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$225.00
Softcover, ISBN 0140283358
Publisher: Penguin Books, New York, 1999
Soft cover. Used - Fine/Like New. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s) SIGNED by Coetzee on the title page. A later printing, part of Penguin's Great Books of the 20th Century. Trade paperback binding is clean, tight, and square. The interior is clean. The text is clean and unmarked. A fine copy with the Nobel Laureate's elusive signature on what many people consider to be his masterwork.
Gunn Books
[United States]
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$361.01
Softcover
Publisher: Penguin Books, New York, 1982
First American Edition. Printed Wrappers. Used - Very Good Near Fine. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) 8vo. Signed by Author. 156 pp. Signed inscription by Coetzee on first page. Advance reading copy bound in red card covers with black printing on front and rear covers. Published as a Penguin Paperback Original, this was the first time this book was published in the United States. Previous owner's signature, spine sunned, mild edgewear at top edge of rear cover that has also affected top edge of...
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$440.00
Softcover, ISBN 014006110X
Publisher: Penguin, New York, 1982
First US Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Used - Very Good. 014006110x. Signed by Coetzee. Spine rubbed, with moderate edgewear. Page edges starting to tan. A modern classic, this early novel by Nobel Laureate J. M. Coetzee centers on the crisis of conscience and morality of the Magistrate-a loyal servant of the Empire working in a tiny frontier town, doing his best to ignore an inevitable war with the "barbarians." McCaffery 100.; Signed by Author. First US Edition; First Printing
Bungalow Books, ABAA, RMABA
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$450.00
Softcover
Publisher: Penguin, New York
Used - Fine/Like New. Uncorrected proof of the first American edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in wrappers as issued. "I have known few authors who can evoke such a wilderness in the heart of man. He is an artist of a weight and depth that put him beyond ordinary comparisons...Coetzee knows the elusive terror of Kafka" (Sunday Times).
Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB
[United States]
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$475.00
Softcover
Publisher: Penguin, New York
Used - Very Good. First American edition of the author's masterpiece that certainly ranks as one of the great literary works of the last half of the 20th Century. Very good in wrappers as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. "I have known few authors who can evoke such a wilderness in the heart of man. He is an artist of a weight and depth that put him beyond ordinary comparisons...Coetzee knows the elusive terror of Kafka" (Sunday Times).
Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB
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Coetzee, J.M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$850.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Raven Press, Johannesburg
Used - Fine/Like New. First South African edition. Octavo, original black cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a spine faded dust jacket. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency. "I have known few authors who can...
Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB
[United States]
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Coetzee, J. M.Waiting for the Barbarians
$900.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0869751980
Publisher: Ravan Press, South Africa, 1981
First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Dust Jacket Included. Signed by Author Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. SIGNED by Coetzee on the first end page. The book is clean and bright. The panels of the jacket are bright, though the spine is sun faded. Two short tears and associated creasing to the lower rear panel of the jacket. There is no price listed on the jacket. This is a first Ravan Press edition of Coetzee's second novel, preceeded in publication by the 1980 Secker and...
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