New York: The Dial Press, 1963.
First edition. (First printing with no additional printings indicated.) 122,  pp. Publisher's cream-colored cloth, lettered in red, red topstain. A Fine copy in a Very Good+ unclipped dust jacket, spine sunned, back panel rubbed and a little scratched with tiny closed tear to bottom edge. The author's thoughts on race in America in two long essays, "My Dungeon Shook: Letter to my Nephew on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Emancipation" and "Down at the Cross: Letter from a Region of My Mind." With widespread recognition of Baldwin's prescience in the past few years it has become a classic of 20th century nonfiction. Item #140940272