[CAPOTE, TRUMAN. 1924-1984.]
RABENORT, WILLIAM. Rabenort's Geography: Asia, Africa, Australia. New York: American Book Company, .
8vo. Original pictorial cloth. Light waterstain at extremities of pages, light edge wear.
TRUMAN CAPOTE'S BOYHOOD COPY, inscribed on the front free endpaper "Truman Capote / St. John's / Bug house
Military School," and with a handful of other minor notes such as an indistinct remark on Hottentots on the cover. Capote attended the New York school in the late '30s, having moved to the city with his mother in 1933. He later referred to it as "a miserable succession of bugle-blowing prisons, grim reveille-ridden summer camps."