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Lot #356
Countee Cullen: Caroling Dusk, An Anthology of Verse by Negro Poets (First Edition)

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Uncommon first edition book: Caroling Dusk: An Anthology of Verse by Negro Poets, edited by Countee Cullen, with decorations by Aaron Douglas. First edition. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1927. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.25, 237 pages. The anthology collects poems by such writers as Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, Claude McKay, and other iconic voices of the Harlem Renaissance. Book condition: VG+/VG, with an ownership inscription to the dedication page, and several edge chips to the dust jacket, and a sunned dust jacket spine.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #680 - Ended December 06, 2023