Author:Capote, Truman

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Local Color

By: Capote, Truman

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1950)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18878

Condition: Very Good in Good dj


(price-clipped) [bumped at spine ends, shelfwear to bottom edge; jacket heavily edgeworn, about 1" paper loss at top of spine, tiny tears at bottom spine extremities, a few small closed tears, rubbing/scuffing to front panel]. Capote's third book, a collection of his travel essays (which had already appeared in various magazines), illustrated with photographs by Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Hoyningen-Huene, Karl Bissinger and others. Locales covered include New Orleans, New York, Brooklyn, Hollywood, Haiti, Ischia, Tangier, and Spain. View more info

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House of Flowers; a musical

By: Capote, Truman (book and lyrics), and Harold Arlen (music and lyrics)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1968)

Edition: 1st Edition (unstated)

Seller ID: 23892

Condition: Good in Near Fine dj


[solid clean book, but with some unfortunate deterioration (possibly due to insect-nibbling) to top and bottom edges of both covers (exposure of boards at various points); the jacket is nearly flawless, with just a bit of fading to the title on the spine]. (B&W photographs) Capote's first venture into musical theatre, an adaptation of his own novella about the ladies of a bordello in the French West Indies. First presented on Broadway in 1954, it garnered generally tepid reviews but managed a respectable run of 165 performances. (The array of talent involved is kind of mind-boggling: Pearl ... View more info