A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

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This is a wonderful like new hardcover with dust jacket. 1989 Knopf Publishing, this copy is a BOMC Edition, NOT a true first edition. It is crisp and clean, unmarked inside. Binding is tight and straight. Larger hardcover, 11" x 9", octavo. Dust jacket is clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear from display. There is a small tear to jacket back bottom right corner. The First Edition was 1956 hardcover in slipcase with photographic frontispiece. This reprint is a very nice collectible with its watercolor illustrations

Based on Capote's own boyhood in rural Alabama in the '30's, this highly sought after collectible was first published in 1956, this edition is 1989 Knopf Publishing. It is an unforgettable portrait of an odd but enduring friendship between two innocent souls - one old, one young, - and the memories they share of their special times. Complete with watercolor and ink illustrations by Beth Peck that perfectly evoke the timeless sentimentality of the text. Introduce young readers to an American classic with this refreshing story indelibly marked in American literature.

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