Fine in the publisher's slipcase, lacking the plain clear tissue overlay. (The slipcase is chipped & rubbed in places. Cover lightly soiled) 500 copies printed. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE BALLAD OF THE BROWN GIRL.
Publisher: HARPERS. NY 1927
Publication Date: 1927
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Harper and Brothers, New York, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First edition. Binding sound, text clean, moderate shelf wear. Some chipping to spine label, neat ink note on part title page identifying the source of the underlying ballad. Illustrations by Charles Cullen. Large 8vo. Lacks jacket (as issued??) Heavy book: priority or international shipping may require additional charges. Book. Seller Inventory # 5048133
Book Description harper & brothers, New York, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Charles Cullen (illustrator). 1st Edition. Stated 1st (E-B) of 2nd book of acclaimed Black Author illustrated by his brother Charles. Pasted Down Title on backstrap missing "Culee" otherwise intact. Front cover somewhat \dingy and 1" area is rubbed with brown showing through. Defects accounted for in low price. NO D/J. Seller Inventory # 000438
Book Description Harper, New York, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st trade ed. illustrations (by Charles Cullen). 11p. Original cloth-backed boards. 24cm. Light cover soil. Edges of title label slightly ragged. No slipcase. Poetry. The illustrator was not related to the poet. Seller Inventory # 24453
Book Description Harper & Bros, NY, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj. Charles Cullen (illustrator). First Edition. A retelling in lovely poetry form of an old ballad in which Lord Thomas marries a rich brown girl at his mother's bidding instead of Fair London who is his true love. At the wedding, the white girl comes and is killed by the brown. Lord Thomas breaks her neck then commits suicide. Double-page b&w illustration & decorations by Cullen. A GUGGENHEIM AWARD WINNER & one of the greatest African-American poets. Corners are a bit rubbed, small stain, slight soil to the cover. OUT OF PRINT. Seller Inventory # 16551
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Charles Cullen (illustrator). 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing. Black cloth spine with yellow paper boards, black cloth tips on corners. Paper label with title on spine. Covers have some toning and soiling but the volume is square with only light wear otherwise. Gift inscription in lower right corner of ffep. Small bookstore sticker, Priscilla Guthrie's Bookshop, Pittsburgh in upper right corner of front pastedown. ; B&W Illustrations and Decorations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 11 pages; Cullen's version of the famous English ballad, "The Brown Girl." Attractive production, with illustrations by Cullen's brother. Seller Inventory # 9546
Book Description Harper & Bros: NY, 1927. Illustr by Charles Cullen, 9.75 x 6.5, half black cloth, yellow boards, 11 pp, covers rubbed and finger soiled, spine ends bumped, extremities fraying, spine label chipped and browned, hinges loose, former owner's ink inscription on front fly, pages (on Normandy Vellum) good; with parts of worn, stained and abused slipcase present. FIRST EDITION. Seller Inventory # 99-2262
Book Description Harper & Brothers, NY, 1927. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Hardcover, stated "FIRST EDITION" . Book has no writing / marks inside , only a previous owners' bookplate affixed to the inside FEP. The front cover has a spill stain to the top corner , about 1 1/2" in diameter , otherwise the yellow boards are in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 000258
Book Description NY: Harper & Brothers., 1927. hard cover. Condition: Very Good. No jacket. NY: Harper & Brothers. 1927. 11pp. Hard-bound. Illus. Charles Cullen. A very good, tight copy. Title on spine chipped. Light wear of spine and points. S012. Seller Inventory # 18943
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1927. 11 pp. With illustrations and decorations by Charles Cullen. 8vo, publisher's cloth-backed boards in patterned glassine and slipcase. First edition. Old ink signature and old clipping announcing this book on front free endpaper; minor spotting to boards and printed paper spine label; glassine tattered; slicpase very rubbed and soiled, and lacking part of top section. Seller Inventory # 51296
Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. (New York). (1927). 8vo. 1st Edition. Mild shelfwear to boards, and bumping to spine ends. Half of slipcase missing. Lacking slipcase. VG/--. Seller Inventory # 3019128