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Go Tell It On the Mountain

First English Edition | First Impression

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Description

First English edition of Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin.

Octavo, 256pp. Full black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First published… 1954” on copyright page with no additional impressions listed. Solid text block, bumped corners, foxed endpapers, otherwise bright. In the publisher’s dust jacket, 12s 6d retail price on front flap. Some chipping to top edge and corners, lightly sunned spine, faint soiling to rear panel. A few tape repairs to verso, reinforcing chipped edges. A very good example of Baldwin’s first published novel.

This rare first UK edition is preceded by the first US edition, also published in 1954.

Additional information

Location Published

London

Publisher

Michael Joseph

Edition

First English Edition, First Impression

Date Published

1954

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Very Good

Author

Baldwin | James

Author Display

James Baldwin