11 October 2002
CAPOTE, Truman. In Cold Blood. New York: Random House, 1965.
8o. Original red cloth (lightly soiled); printed dust jacket (a bit worn, few old tape repairs on verso). Provenance: Nancy Richardson (presentation inscription; her signature).
FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY CAPOTE TO NANCY RICHARDSON on the front flyleaf: "For Nancy Richardson from Truman Capote." ALSO SIGNED BY A NUMBER OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN RICHARD BROOK'S FILM ADAPTATION on a separate leaf laid down on the front free endpaper, including Richard Brooks, John Forsythe, Tom Shaw and James Flower. Nancy Richardson was a neighbor and friend of the Clutters, the family whose brutal murder is depicted in In Cold Blood.
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