Feb 17, 2022 - Sale 2595

Sale 2595 - Lot 207

Price Realized: $ 16,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
SALINGER, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. 8vo, publisher's black cloth, spine titles gilt; unclipped dust jacket, just faint tanning to spine panel, folds, and narrow sliver along top of flaps; contents clean; cloth chemise and 1/4 morocco slipcase, spine gilt lettered in compartments with onlay of Holden's red hunting hat. Superb copy of the first edition in the first issue dust jacket with portrait photograph of Salinger by Lotte Jacobi on rear panel of jacket, and the dollar sign above the shoulder of the letter "R" in "Catcher" on front flap. Square, bright and fresh copy in crisp unrestored jacket. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951