Color

by Cullen, Countee

First Edition Identification

The first edition of Color by Countee Cullen was published by Harper & Brothers, New York, in 1925. First editions, first printings show at month and letter code [H-Z].

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On Jul 22, 2017, Anonymous said

I've never read poetry before, it just did not hold my interest, until I accidentally picked this book up, while thumbing through a box of books I was going to donate. Needless to say, it will now stay on my office shelf for inspiration, calmness and a small taste of spirituality.

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Color

Color

by Countee Cullen

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st Edition 2nd Printing
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
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New York, New York: Harper and Brothers Publishing, 1925. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 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)… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

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Used - Very good
Edition
Early printing
Published
1925
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1/4 cloth
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1925. Early printing. 1/4 cloth. Very good. Multicolored decorated boards with yellow quarter cloth. Wear to extremities. Front flyleaf has bookplate of panda eating bamboo, "From the library of Al Purdy" ("Al Purdy" is handwritten). Al Purdy was a Canadian poet. Cullen's first book. 108 pp.
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by Countee Cullen

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Used - Very Good, tight square binding, soiling to boards, fray to corners and extremities of spine, light foxing and soiling to endpap
Jacket Condition
Fair jacket, with fairly heavy chipping to edges and spine. Flaps have fairly neatly split from panels, and spine is close to fo
Edition
First Edition, second printing
Published
1925
Binding
12mo Hardcover, quarter yellow cloth over patterned boards with a mounted title plate to top board and spine, 108 pp
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First Edition, second printing. 12mo Hardcover, quarter yellow cloth over patterned boards with a mounted title plate to top board and spine, 108 pp. Very Good, tight square binding, soiling to boards, fray to corners and extremities of spine, light foxing and soiling to endpapers, very light scattered marks from Doris Funnye Innis,… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

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New
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9781513282381
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Mint Editions. New. Special order direct from the distributor
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Color

by Cullen, Countee

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Published
1934
Binding
Hardcover
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Woodstock, Illinois, USA
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1934. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Drawings by Charles Cullen. Tenth Printing. Very Good in a Good jacket, clipped, generally faded and soiled, chipped at the edges. Black cloth, lightly bumped, with pastedown labels on the spine and front board. Square and firmly bound, lengthy gift inscription on the front endpaper, clean otherwise.… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

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1925
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. 8vo, 108pp. Early printing of the author's 1st book. Orig. yellow cloth spine & black decorated papered boards, paper title label, front & back panel of green dust jacket present but heavily chipped. A nice copy, with a slew of newspaper clippings loosely inserted.
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by Cullen, Countee

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Used - Collectible - Acceptable
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Harper & Brothers. Collectible - Acceptable. SIGNED! NY: Harper & Brothers 1925. Early printing with I-C code (Sept '28). Hardcover 12mo 108 pgs. B/w frontis and illustrations. Cullen signed his name on title pg and crossed out his printed name. Near very good with no dust jacket. Black cloth spine with black, red and yellow pictorial paper covered… Read more about this item
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Color

by Cullen, Countee

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
Later Printing
Published
1928
Binding
Hardcover
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Harper & Brothers, 1928. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. A very good hardcover in original black cloth over decorative boards, paper labels (lower corners of boards rubbed, spine label darkened; tiny ink initials on front pastedown). Early printing, with Harper date code 'I-C' (September, 1928).
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by Cullen, Countee

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Used
Published
1926
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. Hardcover. Signed by Countee Cullen on the front free endpaper, inscribed to former owner in Albany, NY, dated Feb. 10, 1928. xvii, 108 pp. Bound in publisher's decorated boards with yellow cloth backstrip, title labels. Early printing, but not the first, of the first edition, dated January 1926. Very Good with typical offsetting… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

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New
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9781513282381
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Mint Editions. New. BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!
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Color

by CULLEN, Countee

Condition
Used - Fine
Published
1926
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. Hardcover. Fine. Later printing with publisher's code "C-A". 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 fine copy lacking the dust jacket.
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Color

by CULLEN, Countee

Condition
Used - Good
Published
1928
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Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. Hardcover. Good. Later printing with publisher's code "A-C". Ink inscription on the front fly, boards rubbed and bumped, with a toned spine, loss to the front pastedown, rear gutter with some separation, good or better, lacking the dust jacket.
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Color

by CULLEN, Countee

Condition
Used - Very Good
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing with proper code ("H-Z": August, 1925). Neat ink owner inscription and bookplate of Arthur and Emily Gardiner. Very good with general toning and moderate edgewear. Arthur Gardiner served as U.S. Director of Operating Mission in Vietnam from 1958 to 1962 and later resigned from government… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

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Used
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Published
1925
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Hardcover
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Rockville, Maryland, USA
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Octavo, 108 pages. In Good condition. Quarter bound in yellow cloth with patterned paper boards and black text on paper spine label. Boards have sunning to spine, fraying to spine edges, boards exposed at corners and edges, and small scratch on front cover. Textblock has light age toning,… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

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Used - Very Good
Published
3/24/2021 12:00:00 AM
ISBN
9781513282381
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Mint Editions, 3/24/2021 12:00:00 AM. Used - Very Good. A copy that may have been read, very minimal wear and tear. May have a remainder mark.
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Color

Color

by CULLEN, Countee

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Early printing (publisher's code "F-A" = June, 1926). Small octavo. 108pp. Quarter yellow cloth and black patterned paper-covered boards with printed cream paper labels. Small bookseller label on the rear paste-down, near fine in near fine dustwrapper with a small owner name stamp on the front flap, sunning… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

Condition
Used - Very Good +
Published
1928
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Hardcover
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Newark, New Jersey, USA
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good +. 8vo. xviiii, 108 pp. Bound in quarter black cloth over decorative paper covered boards, paper title labels pasted to front cover and spine, top edge stained orange, deckle edge, lacking dust jacket. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Charles Cullen. Later printing with Harper's code 'I-C… Read more about this item
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by CULLEN, Countee

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Used
Published
1925
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Yellow cloth spine with paper label and red, blue and yellow decorated paper over boards with paper label. xvii, 108pp. Good plus. Age toned about the edges. Later printing of Cullen's first poetry collection, tight and decent. From the library of Senator Adlai E. Stevenson III (b. 1930), son of… Read more about this item
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by Cullen, Countee

Condition
Used - Like New
Published
3/24/2021 12:00:00 AM
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9781513282381
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Medford, New York, USA
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Mint Editions, 3/24/2021 12:00:00 AM. Used - Like New. Used Like New, no missing pages, no damage to binding, may have a remainder mark.
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by Cullen, Countee

Condition
Used - Very Good
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Harper. Original decorated paper-covered boards. Early printing with L-Z on the copyright page and 1925 on the title page and copyright page. Inscription in ink: "For a fellow poet, Countee Cullen." Another gift inscription in ink to Helen Fraser (owner of the book) dated "Christmas 1925." Analysis of the book in ink on a rear blank, corner wear,… Read more about this item
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