FIRST EDITION (BOMC) J.D. Salinger THE CATCHER IN THE RYE w/dust jacket photo
Little Brown: Boston 1951.
Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good.
First Edition BOMC. Hardcover, 1951 First BOMC edition (with photo of author on DJ) 277 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ.
Black cloth boards with gilt titles – corners sharp but the bottom of the spine has a bump. Very Minor shelf/edge wear, minor tear on DJ at the bottom of spine, less that 1/2″.
First state BOMC DJ with photo of author on the rear panel by Lotte Jacobi, (book club stated on front flap) DJ – in protective Brodart Dust Jacket cover. No previous owner markings.
A nice respectable copy and an extremely reasonable alternative to a first edition which is now hitting extremely high prices. This would make an impressive and well thought out gift for a loved one, or any lover of books.