Going to Meet the Man (James Baldwin) soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Michael Joseph, 1965, Hardback in dust wrapper.
First British edition, New York: Dial Press, 1965.
From the cover: As a novelist, an essayist and a playwright, James Baldwin has proved himself a writer of beautiful and powerful prose. In Going to Meet the Man it is possible for the first time to read a collection of his short stories, a collection which can only add to his stature.
Although it is not Baldwins aim in writing fiction to be an apologist of the Negro cause, nor of any cause other than that of literature, the racial conflicts which are tearing at the lives of so many Americans today are never far from the surfac…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed, faded at the spine and onto the margins of the panels. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 252 pages. 8″ x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Fiction Author: B catalogue?