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A First-Edition ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Is Up for Auction

The first edition of Breakfast at Tiffany's is expected to fetch $1,500,00.


Step into a world where literature meets luxury with the unveiling of an exquisite gem at the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair. Among the array of rare literary treasures, one item steals the spotlight: a first edition of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. But this isn’t just any copy; it’s a masterpiece meticulously crafted by Kate Holland. Encased in a custom black goatskin hardcover adorned with a vintage 1950s map of Manhattan, this edition is a sight to behold. The main streets shimmer with 30 carats of diamond pavé, while the side streets are elegantly blind-tooled. At the iconic intersection of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, a one-carat emerald-cut sapphire pays homage to the Tiffany Flagship store, and the spine boasts platinum finishing on the title. And the opulence doesn’t stop there – this literary marvel comes presented in an ebonized birdcage, snugly housed within a trunk inspired by the iconic style of Louis Vuitton.

It’s a fusion of literature and luxury that transcends imagination, offering a tangible homage to the timeless elegance of Truman Capote’s iconic novella. As bibliophiles and connoisseurs alike gather at the event, anticipation builds for the opportunity to behold this unparalleled work of art. Each detail, from the intricate craftsmanship to the opulent presentation, speaks volumes about the reverence for classic literature and the artistry of bookbinding. So, if you’re ready to immerse yourself in a world where literature meets luxury, mark your calendar for the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair – because the chance to witness such a masterpiece firsthand is an experience not to be missed.