#280 of 600 copies signed by the author. FINE, VIRTUALLY AS NEW, BOOK IN NEAR-FINE SLIPCASE WITH TWO SHORT, LIGHT LINES ON REAR. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Christmas Memory (signed)
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1956
Binding: Hard Cover
Edition: Limited edition.
Book Description Random House, 1956. 1st Edition. This is a signed first trade edition in original slipcase (as issued) of Capote's classic holiday story, not to be confused with the more common signed limited edition of 600 copies. Scarce thus. Fine--clean and unmarked--SIGNED BY CAPOTE on the second blank page (signature only). In a near-fine slipcase with the barest trace of shelf wear. A beautiful copy. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 7267
Book Description Random House n.d. (1966)., New York, 1966. First Edition. First Trade Edition, later printing Inscribed on the half-title by Truman Capote, 'For John and Joy/Merry Christmas/'82/Truman Capote.' Gilt titled black boards, publisher's red slipcase with tipped-on photograph of the author. A near fine copy, without dustwrapper, as issued. John Miller was a film director doing a series of interviews with Joanne Carson - Johnny's second wife and Truman's dearest friend. Joanne arranged for Truman to inscribe copies of, A Christmas Memory and One Christmas for John. A copy of a typed affidavit signed by Miller on his letterhead detailing his relationship with Carson and Capote. A lovely original 5" x 7" black and white photo by Tim Berrith of Joanne Carson, Truman Capote and John Miller which is also inserted into the book along with a copy of an explanatory transmittal note to John Miller in Joanne Carson's hand. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 26776