29 June 2005
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 fore-corners, slight rubbing at folds, otherwise very fine); custom quarter morocco gilt folding case with onlaid morocco panel based on dust jacket design.
FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK, with author's photo on rear panel of jacket. A VERY FINE COPY.
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