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CAPOTE, Truman.

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Published: London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1955

Stock code: 106735

Price: £325

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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.

Octavo. Original red leatherette, spine and front board lettered and ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, maroon page-marker. 18 full-page photographs by Beaton, Brandt, Cartier-Bresson and others. Lower outer corners rubbed, upper outer corners lightly bumped. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: Stanton p. 2

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