First mass-market printing of Baldwin's second novel, a complex examination of gay love playing out against a Parisian backdrop. NY: Signet/New American Library, 1959. First edition thus (stated first printing). Perfect-bound in pictorial color wraps, 7-1/8 x 4-1/4 in. Textblock edges stained red. 144pp. Light wear and some minor surface loss at spine ends. Else very near fine; a nice copy, with uncreased spine. Signet 1559. Cover art by Daniel Schwartz.