• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    CAPOTE, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's. New York: Random House, 1958.

    Price Realised  

    CAPOTE, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's. New York: Random House, 1958.

    8o. Original yellow cloth; dust jacket (some minor fading to spine panel, a few very minor repaired tears on rear panel, some minor soiling). Provenance: Illegible ink signature on front pastedown.

    FIRST EDITION, featuring Capote's greatest known literary character Holly Golightly. The film adaptation, loosely based on the novella and starring Audrey Helpburn, was released in 1961.


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