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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 556

    SALINGER, Jerome David (b. 1919). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.

    Price Realised  

    SALINGER, Jerome David (b. 1919). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.

    8o. Original black cloth, gilt-lettered on spine; pictorial dust jacket (a few tiny nicks at corners, some light chipping to ends of spine panel).

    FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, with author's photo on rear panel of dust jacket.


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    Pre-Lot Text

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