FIRST EDITION OF BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS FINELY BOUND IN FULL BLACK MOROCCO; SIGNED BY TRUMAN CAPOTE
Breakfast At Tiffany’s.
Item Number: 3704
New York: Random House, 1958.
First edition. Octavo, finely rebound in full black morocco. Signed by Truman Capote on the title page. Titles to the spine in gilt, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, raised bands, all edges gilt. A very attractive example.
"Truman Capote is the most perfect writer of my generation. He writes the best sentences word for word, rhythm upon rhythm. If you want to capture a period in New York, no other book has done it so well. He could capture period and place like few others" (Norman Mailer). The film adaptation was directed by Blake Edwards, starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard.