Former owner's ink inscription (four lines) on front flyleaf, spine is browned and frayed, covers are worn and lightly soiled at extremities; just a good copy. CULLEN, Countee. COLOR [Poems]. Octavo, cloth spine, decorated paper-covered boards, pp. xviii, 108 pages.
Good. The American Negro, his history and literature; Afro-American culture series. 1969 Hardcover. xvii, 108 p. Former Library book. Poems. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Cullen's first book, and one of the most significant collections of poetry to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance. Early reprint, with "L-A" code on copyright page. Octavo (19.75cm); black patterned paper and yellow cloth-covered boards, with printed paper labels to spine and front cover; green topstain; xviii, 108pp. Gentle sunning and dustiness to spine cloth, wear to corners resulting in a little board exposure; clean throughout, Very Good+. Small, blank greeting card from former President of Oberlin College (William Edwards Stevenson) laid in.
Former owner's ink name (dated 'May 1926') on front pastedown, and the former owner has neatly written an eleven-line poem, in ink, on blank rear flyleaf, else a near fine copy, binding is bright, text is fresh and clean. CULLEN, Countee. COLOR [Poems]. Octavo, cloth spine, decorated paper-covered boards, publisher's printed paper spine and cover labels, pp. xviii, 108 pages.
Good. No Jacket. 1926, later printing (first published in 1925). Hardcover, yellow cloth spine with decorative paper over board; title label on spine and front board. 108 pp. Good copy: Light wear to corners; mild soil to spine and labels. Previous owner's gift inscription on fly leaf; clean text. The author's first collection of poetry and a landmark book of the Harlem Renaissance.
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