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    First Edition of J.D. Salinger's Classic

    J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First edition stated. Octavo. 277 pages. Publisher's black cloth binding with gilt titles. Original second state dust jacket designed by Michael Mitchell, with Lotte Jacobi photo credit on rear panel but a space over Salinger's head at the top edge. Publisher's compliment slip laid in. Spine gilt faded. Some very minor stains to front board. Jacket spine somewhat sunned, with two large closed tears. Additional edgewear to jacket is moderate. Overall, a very good copy of Salinger's masterpiece.

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