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James M. Cain - Love's Lovely Counterfeit

New York, Knopf, 1942. Stated first edition.  Corners bumped. Binding not tight.  DJ faded with chipping and wear to extremities.  Portions of rubbing to DJ spine and panels.  Author's fourth novel; dirty business in a small American town--a Cain trademark.  $45.00.

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