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Portrait photograph of Chester Himes by  Carl Van Vechten - 1946 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Portrait photograph of Chester Himes

by Van Vechten, Carl

Condition: Fine. Photographer's blind stamp lower right, ink stamp and docket on verso


[New York, 1946. 1 vols. 7-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches. Fine. Photographer's blind stamp lower right, ink stamp and docket on verso. 1 vols. 7-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches. Novelist Chester Himes (1909-1984) had recently moved back east to New York City from California. He worked in a variety of menial jobs and worked on The Third Generation (1954) "the most explicitly autobiographical of his novels" (ANB).



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 314638
  • Title: Portrait photograph of Chester Himes
  • Author: Van Vechten, Carl
  • Format/binding:1 vols. 7-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches
  • Book condition: Used - Fine. Photographer's blind stamp lower right, ink stamp and docket on verso
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Place: [New York
  • Date published: 1946
  • Keywords: American | African American History
  • Bookseller catalogs: Americana; Literature;


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