"ANYONE WHO EVER GAVE YOU CONFIDENCE, YOU OWE THEM A LOT": FIRST EDITION OF BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS; INSCRIBED BY TRUMAN CAPOTE
Breakfast At Tiffany’s. A Short Novel and Three Stories.
Item Number: 103567
New York: Random House, 1958.
Seventh printing of Capote’s seductive, wistful masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Truman Capote Brooklyn Heights.” Fine in a very good dust jacket with light restoration to the spine. Jacket design by Ismar David.
"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.