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    Chester Himes. Group of Three Harlem Crime Novels. New York: Various publishers, [1952]-1969. First American editions. Cast the First Stone. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., [1952]. First edition. Octavo. 346 pages. Publisher's light blue boards backed in black cloth stamped in light blue; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Endpapers slightly toned, small ink stamp to rear free endpaper recto. Internally clean; top edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket unclipped ($3.75); minor edgewear, some soiling on back panel, spine panel sunned. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Cotton Comes to Harlem. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. First American edition. Octavo. 223 pages. Publisher's red boards backed in black cloth stamped in white. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear. Minor dampstain on rear free endpaper verso. Internally clean; top edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket unclipped (price $4.50); moderate edgewear, some soiling on back panel, rubbed, price sticker to front flap. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Blind Man With a Pistol. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1969. First American edition. Octavo. 240 pages. Publisher's bright red cloth with black-stamped spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Internally clean. Dust jacket unclipped (price $5.95); very minor edgewear, somewhat rubbed. Near fine book with near fine dust jacket.


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