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Missing from Howard University: Countee Cullen's Color

19 July 2024

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Full Description and Details of the Incident

The book appears to have been sold by an auction house, and the University seeks information about its whereabouts. Please contact us if you have any information. First edition, first printing in dustjacket of Harlem Renaissance author Cullen's first book, including more than 70 poems. Inscribed to Augustus Granville Dill. Copy contains bookplate of the Arthur B. Spingarn Collection of Negro Literature.

If any of the listed items have been found or if any further information is available, please contact ILAB or the reporting organisation / business.

For any further enquiries about the listed incident and its allocated missing items, please contact the ILAB Secretariat at secretariat@ilab.org

Missing Items

Color

Countee Cullen

First edition, first printing in dustjacket of Harlem Renaissance author Cullen's first book, including more than 70 poems. Inscribed to Augustus Granville Dill.

Identifying Characteristics

Copy contains bookplate of the Arthur B. Spingarn Collection of Negro Literature.

Edition First Edition
Publication Date
Status missing
Publisher