May 12, 2005 - Sale 2043

Sale 2043 - Lot 284

Price Realized: $ 2,070
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BALDWIN, JAMES. Important Typed Letter Signed, "Jimmy," to Samuel L. Blumenfeld, at the time an editor at Viking Press, detailing the themes of his new work Giovanni's Room and fearing censorship by his American publishers. 3 pages, three 4to sheets; toned. With the original envelope and a first edition of the book (without dust jacket). Paris, 8 October 1955

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describing the characters and themes of giovanni's room.