Color: Countee Cullen


Countee Cullen

Published by Harper and Brothers Publishing, New York, New York, 1925
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Book is extremely fine with very interesting patterned paper over boards, quarter bound with beige with a slightly faded binding bottom of boards and lower corners show some wear. Countee Cullen's (1903-1946) highly acclaimed debut collection of Seventy-four poems written at the beginning of The Harlem Renaissance. Orphaned at a young age he was raised by his paternal grandmother until her death in his early teens.From there he was taken in by the conservative minister of the renowned Salem Methodist Episcopal Church in Harlem where he attended the DeWitt Clinton High School where he edited the school newspaper and literary magazine. He went on to NYU where he graduated Phi Betta Kappa where he won the Whitter Bynner Poetry Prize. That same year he published his iconic book of poetry, Colors. Mylar protected. B-A ( Feb. 1926) on copyright page.Mylar protected. Bookseller Inventory # 000217

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Title: Color

Publisher: Harper and Brothers Publishing, New York, New York

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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