Item #68504 Catcher In The Rye. J. D. SALINGER.
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye

A First Edition of “The Catcher in the Rye” in Jacket

Catcher In The Rye.

Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1951.

1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.

First edition, in first issue dust jacket. Octavo (7 11/16 x 5 1/4 inches; 196 x 135 mm). [8], [1]-277, [1, blank] pp.

Publisher’s full black cloth. Spine lettered in gilt. Boards with some light glue residue to top and bottom edges. Glue residue from bookplate removal on front and back pastedown. Library stamps for “Beverly Book Shelves Rental Libraries” on front and back free endpapers as well as to bottom margin of page 71, only touching page number. Some very light soiling to top margin of page 3, not affecting text. In a first issue dust jacket printed in red, black and yellow with cropped photograph of Salinger on rear cover, flap priced at $3.00. Some wrinkling to front panel and small minor chipping along top edge. Some minor toning to bottom edge. Old adhesive remnants to front sides of both flaps and some minor paper damage to inside of flaps. Still a very good copy in a very good, unfaded jacket.

HBS 68504.


Price: $7,500.00

Item #68504

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