New York: Random House, 1948. First. hardcover. 231pp., gray cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Random House, (1948). First Edition. very good(+) / good.
The dust wrapper is not price-clipped, but has a triangular chip on the upper front cover adjoining the spine, and is slit at one fold. There is a short closed tear, and small chips at the corners. The back cover with the photo of 23 year old Capote by Halma is lightly toned.