DescriptionJ. D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.
First edition. Octavo. 277 pages. Classic dust jacket designed by Michael Mitchell.
Original black cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Titles dulled. Corners worn and bumped with light scuffing and wear to the boards. Some toning to the preliminary and terminal pastedowns and endpapers. 1.5-inch closed tear at the top of the second front free endpaper. Front hinge starting. Price-clipped dust jacket reasonably bright with moderate wear to spine ends with a few large chips and some staining. Taken in whole, a solid copy in about very good condition.
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