"YES I LOVE YOU BUDDY": ONE CHRISTMAS, SIGNED BY CAPOTE
CAPOTE, Truman. One Christmas. New York: Random House, (1983). Octavo, original maroon cloth, original slipcase with mounted cover illustration. $1500.
First trade edition of Capote's heartwarming childhood recollection, signed on the title page by Capote.
One Christmas tells the redemptive story of a young Capote's first Christmas with his estranged father. The photographic illustration on the slipcase pictures a young Truman seated on his father's lap. First trade edition, first printing: issued along with a signed limited edition (500 copies).
Slipcase with only minor wear and toning. Book lovely and fine. A handsome signed copy.