Tell Me How Long The Train’s Been Gone [1st UK]


By James Baldwin

Very good copy of this 1st UK Edition [1968]

Out of stock


Very good First UK Edition [Michael Joseph, London, 1968] of Baldwin’s fourth novel. Blue cloth boards, gold titling on spine, name etc on both inner front board & ffep, else fine; in the like dustjacket, v. slightly bumped at extremities, remnant sticker to inner flap.

“Told with that intensity that is now the familiar hallmark of all Mr. Baldwin’s writing, it is the story of a famous American Negro, Leo Proudhammer, who has suffered a serious collapse at the age of 39 in San Francisco.” – inside blurb