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In Cold Blood. by  Truman CAPOTE - Signed First Edition - 1965 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 138835)

In Cold Blood.

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In Cold Blood.: A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences.

by CAPOTE, Truman

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  • hardcover
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  • First
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About This Item

New York: Random House,, 1965. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt and silver, red endpapers, top edge black, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Very light sunning at extremities, else a near-fine copy, in the very good jacket, a little chipped and rubbed, some splits and short closed tears with minor tape repairs on verso. First edition, first printing, signed by the author on the initial blank, as part of the signed issue of the book for members of the First Edition Circle Society, with related ephemera laid in.

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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Wonderfully written true crime story.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
138835
Title
In Cold Blood.
Author
CAPOTE, Truman
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Random House,
Date published
1965

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About Peter Harrington

Peter Harrington is currently offering a normal national and international delivery service unaffected by COVID-19. Peter Harrington first started selling rare and antiquarian books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road in 1969, and have since grown to become one of the largest and best known antiquarian bookshops in Europe. Our shop extends over four floors offering up to 20,000 volumes. We also offer a full bookbinding and restoration service, and are members of the ABA and ILAB.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
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]
Cloth
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First Edition
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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
jacket
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