Harper & Brothers, 1927. CULLEN, Charles. Item #2040
CULLEN, Countee. THE BALLAD OF THE BROWN GIRL. With Illustrations and Decorations by Charles Cullen. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1927. Quarto, black cloth & yellow boards in the original cardboard slipcase. First Trade Edition. Signed presentation from Cullen on the front endpaper: "For H.B. Collamore, Cordially, Countee Cullen." Collamore [1894-1974] was a well-known book collector and a Trustee at the Watkinson Library at Trinity College of Hartford, Connecticut. He had a special interest in American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson. With Collamore's small, personal bookplate on the front pastedown. Near fine (little browning to paper title label on the spine; contents clean & tight (wear & cracking (as usual; no missing chips) slipcase. $500.00.