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The Primitive. by Chester. Himes

The Primitive.

by Chester. Himes

Publication: Signet Books, 1956, New York, 1955

First edition. PBO. Signet 1264. Light reader's crease, else fine in pictorial wrappers with terrific cover art by the little-known Tony Kokinas, who did several Signet covers around this time. First edition in the original English as most of Himes' books were published first in French translations. A fierce and grim novel about two losers, a white woman and her black lover, on a lost weekend.

Inventory Number: 29344