"ANYONE WHO EVER GAVE YOU CONFIDENCE, YOU OWE THEM A LOT": FIRST EDITION OF BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS; SIGNED BY TRUMAN CAPOTE
Breakfast At Tiffany’s. A Short Novel and Three Stories.
Item Number: 4283
New York: Random House, 1958.
First edition of Capote’s seductive, wistful masterpiece. 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. Jacket design by Ismar David. 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.