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Capote's Summer Crossing

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Capote's Summer Crossing

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Contemporary; 2000s
8.3" L x 5.7" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Summer Crossing by Truman Capote. New York: Random House, 2006. First printing thus. In 1966, Capote, flush with the success of In Cold Blood, abandoned his Brooklyn apartment along with its contents, which included a box that his house-sitter rescued and found to contain the manuscript of Capote's first novel in 1943. Looking forward in content to Breakfast at Tiffany's, but more cautious in style, this is a fascinating literary time capsule.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.