February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 75
 

75

[Literature] Capote, Truman
Group of 7 Signed Titles

1. A Christmas Memory New York: Random House, (1966). First trade edition. 8vo. 45 pp. Signed by Capote on front free endpaper. Original black cloth stamped in gilt; in publisher's red paper-covered slip case with photographic label on front board. A fine copy. 2. A Christmas Memory New York: Random House, (1966). First and limited edition, #99/600 copies signed by Capote. 8vo. 45 pp. Original green cloth stamped in gilt; marbled endpapers; top edge stained red; in publisher's red paper-covered slip case with photographic label on front board. A fine copy. 3. Miriam Mankato, Minnesota: Creative Education, Inc., (1982). First edition. 8vo. 40 pp. Signed by Capote on title-page. Illustrated by Sandra Higashi. Original illustrated glazed paper-covered boards. A near-fine copy. This short story first appeared in Mademoiselle magazine in 1945 when Capote was just 19 years old. 4. Music for Chameleons New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. 8vo. 262 pp. Signed by Capote on title-page. 1952 clipping about Capote laid in. Original black cloth stamped in silver. A fine copy. 5. Other Voices, Other Rooms New York: Random House, (no date but ca. 1968). Reprint of the Twentieth-Anniversary edition. 8vo. 231 pp. Signed by Capote on front free endpaper. Original navy blue cloth, stamped in blue, green, and silver; all edges trimmed; in original unclipped dust-jacket. A near-fine copy. Includes a new introduction by Capote for this edition. 6. The Thanksgiving Visitor New York: Random House, (ca. 1967). Reprint. 8vo. 63 pp. Signed by Capote on first free leaf. Original quarter black cloth, stamped in gilt, over tan paper-covered boards; green endpapers; in publisher's blue-gray paper-covered slip case with photographic label on front board. A fine copy. 7. Trilogy: An Experiment in Multimedia (New York): The Macmillan Company, 1969). First edition. 8vo. 276 pp. Signed by Capote on front free endpaper. Original black and white photographic cloth. A near-fine copy. Three of Capote's short stories: A Christmas Memory, Miriam, and Among the Paths to Eden, are presented with their original text by Capote as well as the scripts for their television adaptations with black and white photographic still from each.

Sold for $1,764
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,500


 

1. A Christmas Memory New York: Random House, (1966). First trade edition. 8vo. 45 pp. Signed by Capote on front free endpaper. Original black cloth stamped in gilt; in publisher's red paper-covered slip case with photographic label on front board. A fine copy. 2. A Christmas Memory New York: Random House, (1966). First and limited edition, #99/600 copies signed by Capote. 8vo. 45 pp. Original green cloth stamped in gilt; marbled endpapers; top edge stained red; in publisher's red paper-covered slip case with photographic label on front board. A fine copy. 3. Miriam Mankato, Minnesota: Creative Education, Inc., (1982). First edition. 8vo. 40 pp. Signed by Capote on title-page. Illustrated by Sandra Higashi. Original illustrated glazed paper-covered boards. A near-fine copy. This short story first appeared in Mademoiselle magazine in 1945 when Capote was just 19 years old. 4. Music for Chameleons New York: Random House, (1980). First edition. 8vo. 262 pp. Signed by Capote on title-page. 1952 clipping about Capote laid in. Original black cloth stamped in silver. A fine copy. 5. Other Voices, Other Rooms New York: Random House, (no date but ca. 1968). Reprint of the Twentieth-Anniversary edition. 8vo. 231 pp. Signed by Capote on front free endpaper. Original navy blue cloth, stamped in blue, green, and silver; all edges trimmed; in original unclipped dust-jacket. A near-fine copy. Includes a new introduction by Capote for this edition. 6. The Thanksgiving Visitor New York: Random House, (ca. 1967). Reprint. 8vo. 63 pp. Signed by Capote on first free leaf. Original quarter black cloth, stamped in gilt, over tan paper-covered boards; green endpapers; in publisher's blue-gray paper-covered slip case with photographic label on front board. A fine copy. 7. Trilogy: An Experiment in Multimedia (New York): The Macmillan Company, 1969). First edition. 8vo. 276 pp. Signed by Capote on front free endpaper. Original black and white photographic cloth. A near-fine copy. Three of Capote's short stories: A Christmas Memory, Miriam, and Among the Paths to Eden, are presented with their original text by Capote as well as the scripts for their television adaptations with black and white photographic still from each.

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