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#620 - Truman Capote

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Uncommon pairing of In Cold Blood and a period letter

Signed book: In Cold Blood. Book club edition. NY: Random House, 1965. Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 343 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in blue ballpoint, “For Kay Graff, with all good wishes, Truman Capote.” Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG/VG-. Also included is an ALS, two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.5 x 8.5, February 20,1963, in part: “I am writing at the suggestion of Mr. Arthur Laurents, who thought you might be able to help me find a beach house (in Quogue) to rent this summer. The house must be by the water, have a garage, at least two bedrooms, a living-room with a fireplace and a good kitchen…I do not want to pay in excess of $2,500.” Letter in fine condition. Capote was working on writing In Cold Blood at the time of this letter, widely considered his magnum opus. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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