"ANYONE WHO EVER GAVE YOU CONFIDENCE, YOU OWE THEM A LOT": FIRST EDITION OF BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S; SIGNED BY TRUMAN CAPOTE

  • Breakfast At Tiffany’s.
  • Breakfast At Tiffany's.

Breakfast At Tiffany’s.

$6,500.00

Item Number: 4283

New York: Random House, 1958.

First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Truman Capote on the half title page. A fine copy in an excellent dust jacket that shows some light toning to the spine and rubbing to crown. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.

"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.

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