Signed limited edition of In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.
Octavo, 343pp. Black cloth, title in gilt over red on spine, author’s initials in gilt over red on front cover. Stated “First Printing” on copyright page. Yellow endpapers. Top edge stained red. Faint shelf wear to front cover. Clean text, no marks or notations. Original acetate dust jacket, 7 cm tear along fold of one flap, light shelf wear. Housed in publisher’s original near fine paper-covered slipcase, light toning along edges. From a limited edition of 500 copies, this being number 97, signed by the author. A nice example.
Truman Capote is best known for his nonfiction novel In Cold Blood. The book won an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime in 1966.