3 December 2007
THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
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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