Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 77

Price Realized: $ 4,250
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Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,500
JAMES BALDWIN (1924-1987)


Giovanni's Room.

8vo, publisher's 1/4 black cloth-backed boards, light wear to spine head; price-clipped dust jacket, spine panel toned a bit, with rubbing to tips, minor dust soiling, corners rubbed with small nicks, spot of soiling to rear panel; faint toning to endpapers, Otis Skinner Blodgett signed bookplate laid in. New York: Dial Press, 1956.

Additional Details


first edition, presentation copy, inscribed:
"For Dan Johnson / with my very best / wishes! / James Baldwin." The author's second novel.