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    First Edition of Salinger's Classic

    J. D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.

    First edition. Octavo. 277 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth with gilt-stamping to spine. Very minor wear to foot of spine; lower corner of back board lightly bumped, two other corners bumped insignificantly. Stray and faint blue pencil mark to fore-edge. Dust jacket, with price of $3.00 and portrait of Salinger on the rear panel, has some chipping, mostly at spine ends and flap folds, with rubbing along folds. Fading to spine. Housed in a custom gilt-stamped quarter red morocco clamshell box. A near fine copy in a lightly worn jacket.


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