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. Fine in unclipped dust jacket toning to spine panel, faint dampstain spots there too, as well as to bottom edge of back panel, Very Good+.

A nice copy of James Baldwin's second novel, which dealt with gay issues long before they were considered acceptable fodder for literary fiction by mainstream America. Set in Paris and narrated by an expatriate American who becomes smitten with an Italian bartender named Giovanni. Item #140938824

Price: $600.00

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