Blog Posts tagged "truman capote"

These items are still missing as of 5/31/2019. Two items went missing from Pryor-Johnson Rare Books at Crawford-Doyle Booksellers. 1. Capote, Truman. In Cold Blood. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. NY: Random House, 1965. First edition, first printing. Capote's own copy, which he had bound specially. Quarter-bound in grey buckram with blue-marbled paper sides; gilt-stamped... [more]

Capote's edits on the manuscript (image via Toronto Star) Truman Capote's typed Breakfast at Tiffany's manuscript was sold at auction late last month for a whopping $306,000. The 1958 manuscript contains Capote's handwritten edits, which number up to a dozen changes per page. Perhaps the most significant change is the heroine's name: originally Connie Gustafson, Capote crossed out every mention o... [more]

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