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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder And Its Consequences by  Truman (1924-1984) CAPOTE - Signed First Edition - from Adrian Harrington Rare Books (SKU: 56065)

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 (1924-1984)

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  • First
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About This Item

New York, NY: Random House, 1965. [True crime] FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Octavo, pp.[12]; 343; [1]. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles and silver decoration, red endpapers, top edge green, in the first issue dust-jacket, designed by S. Neil Fujita, with correct date code (1/66) and $5.95 price on front flap. Very light wear to extremities. A lovely fine copy. Capote's ground breaking non-fiction work on the murder of a Nebraska family. Signed on publisher's insert, this is almost certain to be one of the autographed copies received by subscribers to Kroch and Brentano's "First Edition Circle"

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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Adrian Harrington Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
56065
Title
In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder And Its Consequences
Author
CAPOTE, Truman (1924-1984)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York, NY: Random House, 1965
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fine
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