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Caroline Schimmel collection of Truman Capote material, 1949-1988

Series I: Editions of Capote Texts

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Box 1 Answered Prayers: the unfinished novel


Box 1 New York: Random House, circa, 1987


Box 1 Abacus, 1988


Breakfast at Tiffany's


Box 1 6th printing, NY, undated


Paperbound:


Box 1 Signet/NAL #D1727 1st printing, 1959


Box 1 Signet/NAL #D1727 4th printing, 1961


Box 1 Signet/NAL #T47O9, 15th printing


Box 1 Signet/NAL #451-E9959 18th printing Signet/NAL


Box 1 Sphere, 1982-1st printing thus


Box 1 Abacus, 1984


Box 1 Penguin, 1963 4th reprint [1st printing-1961], 1963


Foreign


Box 1 Petit dejeuner chez Tiffany. Gallimard, 1962. #10 of 41


Box 1 Petit dejeuner chez Tiffany. Gallimard, 1973.


Box 1 Petit dejeuner chez Tiffany. Gallimard, 1980.


Box 1 Holly, en roman ogtre noveller. [Danish] Gyldendal, 1960. With forward by Karen Blixen.


Box 1 Frühstück bei Tiffany. Weisbaden: Bertelsmann Lesering, Limes Verlages,, undated


Box 1 Breakfast at Tiffany's playbill, for production starring Richard Chamberlain and Mary Tyler Moore


Box 1 Capote on theatre : a negative View. In Playbill, v . 3, no. 12 Dec, 1966


A Christmas Memory


Box 1 Avenue magazine, December /January 1983 issue. "A Christmas Memory," pp. 132-150.


Box 1 A Christmas Memory. Illlustrated by Beth Peck; narrated by Celeste Holm. Knop,, 1989



Box 2 The Dogs Bark


Paperbound


Box 2 Plum/NAL, 1977. 1st printing thus


Foreign


Box 2 Los perros ladran. Madrid: Ultramar Editores, 1976


Box 2 I cani abbaiano. Milano: Garzanti, 1976


The Grass Harp--Novel


Paperbound


Box 2 Signet/NAL, 1st printing, 1953. With red edges.


Box 2 Signet/NAL, 1st printing, 1953. With orange edges; spine a different blue


Box 2 Penguin #2563 1968 reprint. [1st printing, 1966], 1968


Box 2 Penguin #2563-4, 1978 reprint, 1978


Foreign


Box 2 La harpe d'herbes. Gallimard, 1952. #35 of 80. / Gallimard, 1952 trade., 1952


Box 2 Grȁsharpan. [Swedish] Stockholm, 1953. Paperbound.


Box 2 Graesharpen. Kobenhavn, 1957. Paperbound.


Anthologized


Box 2 Botteghe Oscure. Quaderno VII, Rome, 1951. Paperbound. [1st chapter of The Grass Harp


The Grass Harp--Play


Anthologized


Box 2 Theatre Arts, September, 1952 "Complete text of the Saint-Subber Production of Truman Capote's Grass Harp," pp. 34-64, including photo illustrated, September, 1952


Related Items


Box 2 The Grass Harp Songbook. Lyrics by Kenward Elmslie, Music by Claibe Richardson. NY, 1971. Paperbound.


Box 2 The Grass Harp. [Production by] The York Players Company, NY, 1979.Flyer announcing production, signed by lyricist and composer; 2 copies of Playbill.



Box 3 In Cold Blood


Paperbound


Box 3 Signet/NAL //W4385 22nd printing


Box 3 Sphere, 1981.


Box 3 Abacus, 1984


Foreign


Box 3 A Sangue Freddo. [Italian] Garzanti, 1966. In d/j


Box 3 KaltblUtig. Weisbaden, Limes verlag, undated In d/j, undated


Box 3 De Sang-Froid. Gallimard, 1966. #1527 of 5100 publicity strip & cellophane d/j, 5100


Box 3 De Sang-Froid. Gallimard, 1966. Trade pb, #59


Box 3 A Sangre fria. Editorial Noguer, 1972. 17th ed, in d/j. [1st ed. thus, 1966]


Box 3 A Sagre Fria. Club Bruguera, 1979


The Grass Harp and A Tree of Night


Box 3 Signet/NAL #S1333 1st printing, 1956.


Box 3 Signet/NAL T2918 8th printing.


Box 3 Signet/NAL Q5023 10th printing.


Box 3 Signet/NAL W7678 12th printing.


Box 3 Signet/NAL E9960 14th printing.



Box 4 The Muses are Heard


Paperbound


Box 4 Modern Library, #P35, [1958 ?]


Box 4 Vintage #V148


Foreign


Box 4 Se Oyen las-Musas. Buenos Aures, 1958. Paperbound.


Box 4 Les Muses Parlent. Gallimard, 1959. Paperbound. Limited ed., one of 35.


Box 4 Glassine d / j .


Box 4 Les Muses Parlent. Gallimard, 1959. Paperbound, glassine d / j . Inscribed by translator.


The Muses are Heard and Local Color


Box 4 Die Reise Erzahlungen. [Local Color, pp. 7-114; Muses, pp. 119-278.] [Weisbaden] Limes Verlages,, undated


Music for Chameleons


Paperbound


Box 4 Signet/NAL, 1981 & l4th printing, 1981


Box 4 Sphere, 1982. [1st printing thus, 1981]


Foreign


Box 4 Musica para Camaleones. Bruguera, undated Paperbound, undated


Box 4 Musique pour Cameleons. Gallimard, 1982. Paperbound & with d / j .


Manuscripts



Box 13 Photocopy with author's handwritten corrections, 330 pp., 3 folders



Box 5 Other Voices Other Rooms


Paperbound


Box 5 Signet/NAL //T4867 15th printing.


Box 5 Signet/NAL //Q6053.


Box 5 Signet/NAL //E9961 19th printing [ca. 1980].


Box 5 Penguin #2135 1968 reprint. [1st printing 1964]. 2 copies, 1968


Box 5 Penguin 2135.3, 1978 reprint, 1978


Foreign


Box 5 De Herfst van een Jengd. 'S-Gravenhage, 1949. In d/j. With previous owner's inscription, November 1949.


Box 5 Les Domaines Hautes. Gallimard. //CLIX of CC copies.


Box 5 Otras Voces, Otros Ambitos. Buenos Aires, 1976. 3rd ed. [1st ed, 1950]


A Tree of Night


Paperbound


Box 5 Signet/NAL #878, 1951. 1st printing.


Box 5 Penguin, 1978 reprint. [1st printing, 1967], 1978


Foreign


Box 5 Un Arbre de Nuit. Gallimard, 1953. #24 of 80.


Trilogy


Box 5 NY: Collier Books, 1971. #07934.



Box 13 Autograph