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    First Edition

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

    First edition stated, in the first issue dust jacket with Salinger portrait on back panel. Octavo. 277 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth with gilt titles to spine. Binding very slightly cocked. Head of spine, the two outer corners of the rear board, and the fore-edge of the rear board are all lightly bumped. Gilt on spine dulled slightly. Faint foxing to all page edges. Minor offsetting to endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Dust jacket has several tape repairs to reverse; minor chips at spine ends and along edges at folds. A few instances of surface loss to jacket; jacket toned and spine darkened. A generally handsome copy in very good condition.


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