A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, SIGNED BY CAPOTE
CAPOTE, Truman. A Christmas Memory. New York: Random House, (1956 [i.e. 1966]). Slim octavo, original green cloth gilt, original acetate, original slipcase with mounted cover label.
Signed limited edition of this boyhood recollection, number 500 of only 600 copies signed by Capote.
Capote's autobiographical tale of a boyhood Christmas season in rural Alabama first appeared in Mademoiselle in 1956 and was one of three short stories published with the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's in 1958. With slipcase featuring photographic label of a young Capote and his beloved cousin Sook Faulk; corresponding #3500 hand-numbered on original slipcase spine label.