First Edition of Salinger's Greatest WorkJ. D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.
First edition. Octavo. 277 pages.
Publisher's black cloth with gilt spine titles. In original pictorial dust jacket designed by Michael Mitchell with Lotte Jacobi's photo credit on the rear panel. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell case with a leather spine title label. Minimal wear to the boards. Some light-colored soiling to the boards. Gilt on spine rubbed slightly. Boards just barely bowed. Top edge dusty. Very clean text. Minor wear to the edges of the dust jacket. Professionally restored at the spine ends, corners and along the top edge of the panels. Minor fold to the rear flap. Overall, a very good copy of Salinger's seminal novel.
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