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. [viii], 248 pp. Original boards with black cloth backstrip, silver lettering. Near Fine with a little toning to pages, hint of foxing to paste down, in About Very Good dust jacket with chips at extremities, a few short tears to top of back panel, toning, a few light stains to spine panel, unclipped.

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 #140941722

Price: $600.00