Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 358

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
SALINGER, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. 8vo, publisher's black cloth, spine titles gilt (dulled), some faint mottling to front cover; unclipped dust jacket, verso with small tape mends to top and bottom of flap folds and spine panel, one large tape mend repairing closed tear on front panel (with associated crease), abrasion to rear panel, spine panel tanned; 1-page publisher's mimeographed publicity sheet laid in. 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. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951