THE FIRE NEXT TIME. James Baldwin.


Pp. 112; boards slightly sprung; bottom fore-corner of lower board lightly bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly scuffed, edges lightly rubbed and split, the front panel slightly scratched; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, the free endpapers faintly offset, edges of leaves slightly soiled, including a tiny damp stain; Michael Joseph, London, 1963. First U.K. edition. *'Contains the complete text of James Baldwin's explosive article that appeared in The New Yorker of 17th November 1962. It also contains a letter to his nephew on the 100th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in America. The book is a plea and a warning - a plea that all Americans should look to the true state of their land - a warning of what may happen in they do not' [wrapper blurb]. Item #146599

Price: $30.00

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