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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by  Truman Capote - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1965 - from Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA (SKU: 2263973)

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

by Capote, Truman

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
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About This Item

Random House, 1965. Limited Edition. Full-Leather. Fine/No Jacket. Signed by author. Limited edition, #285 of 500, signed & numbered by Capote on colophon, which states 'Of the first edition of In Cold Blood five hundred copies have been printed on special paper and specially bound.' Lacks slipcase issued with this edition, but is only the more attractive for it (the slipcase was a rather plain red paper over cardboard). 1965 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 343 pp. 8vo. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full brown morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had these rebound included his/her monogram on the front corner: O.C.S. The classic work based on the 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Kansas, which inspired the 1967 film of the same name. A pioneering work in the true crime genre.

Synopsis

In Cold Blood is a 1966 book by American author Truman Capote. The book details the brutal 1959 murders of Herbert Clutter, a wealthy farmer from Holcomb, Kansas, and his wife and two of their children. When Capote learned of the quadruple murder before the killers were captured, he decided to travel to Kansas and write about the crime.

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Details

Bookseller
Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2263973
Title
In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
Author
Capote, Truman
Format/binding
Full-Leather
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Date published
1965
Keywords
MURDER KANSAS TRUE CRIME JOURNALISM FIRST EDITION CLASSICS CRIMINOLOGY BIOGRAPHY

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About Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA

Yesterday's Muse Inc. is an independent used & rare bookseller that has been in operation for over 10 years. We opened our first 'brick and mortar' storefront in December of 2008 in our hometown of Webster, NY.Owner Jonathan Smalter is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), the vice president of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA), both of which are trade organizations created to promote ethical online selling practices, and to encourage continuing education among fellow booksellers. He is also a 2011 graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (CABS). He has fifteen years of experience in the book trade, during which time he has become adept at evaluating used and collectible books.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
colophon
The colophon contains information about a book's publisher, the typesetting, printer, and possibly even includes a printer's...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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