The author’s first book
Early printing of this African-American author’s first book of poetry. Color was published shortly after Countee Cullen was accepted into Harvard’s masters program. Cullen was considered one of the most notable voices of the Harlem Renaissance, his writings appealing to both black and white readerships. [Metzger, Black Writers]
New York and London: Harper and Brothers, (1925, ). xvii, [1 (blank)] 108, [2 (blank)]pp. Later printing. Cloth spine and decorated boards; paper title labels on spine and upper cover; without scarce dust jacket. Two small bumps to lower boards; minor soil to spine; very good.