Giovanni's Room. James Baldwin.
Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room

New York: The Dial Press, 1956.

First edition. 248 pp. Original paper covered boards with black cloth backstrip, silver spine lettering. Near Fine with a bit of dust-soiling and a tiny fore edge stain, in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with chipping at extremities, rub spot to spine panel. Nice condition overall.

James Baldwin's second novel, which dealt with gay issues long before they were considered acceptable fodder for literary fiction by mainstream America. It's set in Paris and narrated by an expatriate American who becomes smitten with an Italian bartender named Giovanni. Item #140937735

Price: $500.00

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