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    Countee Cullen Signed Book:The Ballad of the Brown Girl (New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1927), number 199 of a special edition of 500, 12 pages, one double-sided plate, original creme cloth, 8vo (6.5" x 9.75"), title tipped onto spine, signed in full on front free endpaper, "Sincerely, Countee Cullen Detroit". Some aging to spine, else very fine condition. The highly educated Cullen (1903-1946) was a leading African-American poet of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. His first collection of poetry, Color, was published in 1925.

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