Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 220

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 4,000
SALINGER, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye. 8vo, publisher's black cloth, spine titles gilt, slight lean, few small stains to boards; unclipped dust jacket, toning to spine panel and top edges, folds gently creased, spine panel tips and fold corners with small nicks and minor rubbing; contents clean. Completely unrestored copy of the first edition in 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