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CAPOTE, Truman.

Rare books by Truman Capote, including first editions and signed first editions and finely bound copies of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and other novels.

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  1. The Grass Harp.
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    The Grass Harp.

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "For Monroe with admiration from Truman, October 1951". With the bookplate of the important art patron and gay figure Monroe Wheeler (1899-1988), co-founder of Harrison of Paris, which published literary paperbacks during the early 1930s, and later head of exhibitions and publications at the New York Museum of Modern Art. Learn More
    £2,200

    Date of Publication: 1951

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 61759

    Signed: Yes

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  2. Local Color.

    Local Color.

    First UK edition, limited to 200 numbered copies (this being number 52). Capote's third published book, originally published in the US in 1950, comprises nine vignettes of travel reportage: New Orleans, New York, Brooklyn, Hollywood, Haiti, To Europe, Ischia, Tangier and A Ride Through Spain. Scarce in this condition. Learn More
    £325

    Date of Publication: 1955

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 106735

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  3. Breakfast at Tiffany's.

    Breakfast at Tiffany's.

    First edition, first printing of Capote's classic novella, the basis for the much-loved film. Gorgeously hand-bound by the Chelsea Bindery in deep rose-pink and black morocco leather, the front cover features a silhouetted Audrey Hepburn in that iconic Givenchy little black dress and foot long cigarette holder. Diamond embellishments on the jewellery make this luxurious and unusual binding sparkle. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1958

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 107991

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  4. 116679comp
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    Music for Chameleons.

    New Writing.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "for Spike and Tina, good wishes, Truman Capote". This collection of short stories, dedicated to Tennessee Williams, includes Capote's "Conversational Portraits", the semi-fictionalised result of his contributions to Andy Warhol's Interview magazine. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1980

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 116679

    Signed: Yes

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