The Catcher In the Rye

by Salinger, J D

Published in 1951, The Catcher in the Rye has become a common part of high school and college curricula throughout the English-speaking world and has been translated into all major languages. Since its publication with a $3.00 sticker, it has reportedly sold more than 65 million copies. The novel's antihero, Holden Caulfield, has become a cultural icon for teenage rebellion. Due to its liberal use of profanity and portrayal of sexuality and teenage angst, it has frequently been met with censorship challenges in the United States making it one of the most challenged books of the 20th century.

First Edition Identification and Notes

Catcher in the Rye was published in simple black cloth with gilt spine lettering and decorative devices.  As is the custom for Little, Brown, first editions are so stated on the copyright page. The most important point of issue regards the jacket, for which the first state has a photographer credit for Lotte Jacobi under the picture of Salinger and lacks any statement about book of the month club on the front jacket flap.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Because of it's demand and relative scarcity, many collectors opt for later printings that still share the same basic aesthetic as the first printing at a fraction of the cost. The first book club printing is often sought after as it came out at the same time as the true first. These are also available at discounted prices, although still rather high comparatively for a book club edition. Collectors of vintage paperbacks may find the first paperback edition, issued by Signet Books in 1953 appealing as well.

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Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J.D.

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1951
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First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular First Issue dustjacket that has the publisher's $3.00 printed price correctly aligned on the front flap. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO restoration. The book is bound in the publisher's black cloth and is in fabulous condition. The book appears UNREAD. The pages are exceptionally clean. There is NO writing, marks… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye.

by SALINGER, J. D.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
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1951 [ca. 1980s].
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A fine bright copy in a bright, fresh, unworn and unchipped jacket.
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Book Club Edition.
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Boston:: Little, Brown and Company,, 1951 [ca. 1980s].. Book Club Edition.. publisher's black cloth in dust jacket.. A fine bright copy in a bright, fresh, unworn and unchipped jacket.. 8vo,. Signed and inscribed by J. D. Salinger: "This copy of the book turned up fairly recently, and I'm sure I'd like it to go to… Read more
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Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J.D.

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1951
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing. An original dustjacket that has light wear to the edges and the $3.00 printed price is present. The book is in nice shape and states "First Edition" on the copyright page. The boards have some wear to edges and corners. There is light discoloration to a few pages and NO writing, marks or bookplates in the… Read more
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1951
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First printing. This original first issue dustjacket, with the author's picture on the back panel is in nice shape. There is some light rubbing to the edges and some wear to the spine. Otherwise, this attractive dustjacket is rich in color and has benefitted from some professional archival mending. The book is in excellent shape. The gold lettering… Read more
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1951
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. Later editions do NOT have the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful dustjacket that is vibrant in color with some professional restoration. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $3.00 printed price present on the front flap with NO chips or tears. The book… Read more
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1951
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Little Brown, 1951 First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent sophisticated dustjacket that is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is bound in the publisher's original black cloth and is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by SALINGER, J.D.

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Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA
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1951
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown. 1951. Salinger's classic first book, a coming-of-age novel that has influenced successive generations of young people with its adolescent hero's rejection of the "phoniness" of the adult world around him combined with the authenticity of his voice. Salinger's book retains the freshness it had when first published, and it stands as one of the great fictional accomplishments… Read more
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1951
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL FIRST ISSUE dustjacket, with the author's picture on the back panel is rich in color with some repair. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with light wear to the spine and boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by SALINGER, J. D.

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1951
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very good(+)
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Boston: Little Brown, 1951. hardcover. very good(+)/very good(+). 277 pages. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. First Edition. A near fine copy.<br/><br/> The first issue dust wrapper, with the $3.00 price and photo of Salinger by Lotte Jacobi on the back panel with the top of his head just touching the edge has been professionally restored.<br/><br/>… Read more
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1951
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1st Edition
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Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1951 First Edition, First Printing with "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. Later editions do not state "First Edition" on the copyright page. A beautiful First Issue dustjacket with minor wear near the top spine and minor discoloration to the flaps. The book is in wonderful shape. The binding is tight with the gold… Read more
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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

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1951
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Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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The Catcher In The Rye

by SALINGER, J.D

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
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1951
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First Edition. A very good copy in a like price-clipped dust jacket with light wear and some overall browning.
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. First Edition. A very good copy in a like price-clipped dust jacket with light wear and some overall browning.
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The Catcher in the Rye

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1951
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first
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Little, Brown & Co, 1951. first. hardcover. First edition, as stated on copyright page. 1951 on title and copyright page as well. Book very good, front gutter cracked. Dust jacket very good. Housed in custom-made fold-out case.
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The Catcher in the Rye

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1951
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket has some wear along the spine and edges. The book is bound in the publisher's black cloth with some rubbing to the spine. The binding it tight with minor wear to the boards. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. An affordable copy of this true first edition… Read more
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The Catcher In The Rye

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1951
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First Edition. Minor cloth stains; very good or slightly better in a very good dust jacket with some small chips at the top edge
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. First Edition. Minor cloth stains; very good or slightly better in a very good dust jacket with some small chips at the top edge and very moderate soiling and wear.
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The Catcher in the Rye

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Houle Rare Books & Autographs
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1951
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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First edition (so stated), first issue with back panel portrait of Salinger credited to Lotte Jacobi and "$3.00" on the front flap. Octavo. Original black cloth stamped in gilt. Dust jacket designed by Michael Mitchell (unclipped; tiny chips to head and tail of spine and to corners; few small chips; front flap detached at fold). Very good. 277 pages. Enclosed… Read more
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Catcher in the Rye

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
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1951
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. Later editions lack the words "FIRST EDITION". An attractive dustjacket that has some rubbing to the panels and light wear to the spine. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with some discoloration… Read more
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Catcher In The Rye

by SALINGER, J.D.

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1951
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A First Edition of ìThe Catcher in the Ryeî in Jacket SALINGER, J.D. (1919-2010). The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First edition, in first issue dust jacket. Octavo (7 11/16 x 5 1/4 inches; 196 x 135 mm). [8], [1]-277, [1, blank] pp. Publisherís full black… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by J. D. Salinger

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1951-07
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Very Good+
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9780316769532
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Stated first edition; A beautiful copy of this masterpiece of 20th century literature, housed in a custom clamshell box. A very good plus book in a very good to near fine dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth with titles stamped in gold on the spine. Original dust jacket with Lotte Jacobi photo credit on the rear panel of the jacket and… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J.D.

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
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1951
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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First Edition, First Printing with words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. Later editions do not have the words "FIRST EDITION" on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket has some fading to the spine and light wear to the edges. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's black cloth with wear to the spine and edges.… Read more
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The Catcher In The Rye.

by Salinger, J.D

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Raptis Rare Books
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1951
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Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1951. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original cloth. Very good in a very good dust jacket with rubbing and small chips to the spine. The dust jacket is the correct first issue with the cropping of Salinger's head on the rear panel and the price on the front flap. Jacket design… Read more
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The Catcher In the Rye

by Salinger, J. D.

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Arroyo Seco Books
Published
1951
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Near Fine Book
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First Edition (stated) 1st Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. First Edition (stated) 1st Printing. Black Cloth. Near Fine Book/Fine Dustjacket. 8 1/8" Tall. Michael Mitchell Dustjacket, with Photo By Lotte Jacobi. Stated First Edition, 8 1/8" Tall (Taller Than Some Other Copies Stating "First Edition"), 1 5/16" Thick (Thicker Than Some Other Copies Stating "First Edition"). The Book Is Tight… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

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1951
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1st Edition
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Little, Brown and Co, 1951. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, as stated on copyright page. Book very good with some staining on front and rear pastedowns and free end papers. Previous owner's name and date on front free end paper. Dust jacket very good, price-clipped. Housed in a custom-made fold-out case.
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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE 1st Edition

by J. D. Salinger

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1951
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First Edition; First Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company. 1951. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. First edition (so stated) , first issue with back panel portrait of Salinger credited to Lotte Jacobi and "$3.00" price correctly positioned on the front flap. Arear of damp staining to spine heel an bottom front and rear… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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1951
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First Edition. Very Good/Good. First edition stated, first printing. Bound in publisher's black cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt. Very Good, with bowing to boards, spine gilt rubbed, light foxing to textblock edge, previous owner name to front free end paper and tape to rear paste down. In a Good… Read more
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The Catcher In The Rye

by SALINGER, J.D

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.
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1951
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First Edition. Minor browning of the endpapers, else near fine in a very good or slightly better price-clipped dust jacket with
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. First Edition. Minor browning of the endpapers, else near fine in a very good or slightly better price-clipped dust jacket with a small scrape at the top of the spine and some small tears and a larger scrape at the top of the back panel.
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CATCHER IN THE RYE

by Salinger J. D

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1951
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First edition and First Printing. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and in the original dustjacket featuring Salinger’s photo on rear cover credited to Lotte Jacobi and $3 price correctly positioned on front flap. 277 pp. A good and honest copy showing… Read more
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Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J.D

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Phatpocket Limited
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Used - Acceptable
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9780745118345
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Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C. Used - Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. Heavy wear and tear. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support Sri Lankan Children's Charity 'The Rainbow Centre'. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may have been removed. 100% money back guarantee. We are a world… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye.

by SALINGER, J. D.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
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1951.
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Corners bumped; gilt lettering on spine oxidized; tiny areas of insect damage to the surface of the cloth; otherwise very good.
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First edition, second printing.
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Boston:: Little, Brown and Company,, 1951.. First edition, second printing.. publisher's black cloth in dust jacket priced $ 3.00.. Corners bumped; gilt lettering on spine oxidized; tiny areas of insect damage to the surface of the cloth; otherwise very good. The jacket, a few millimeters shorter than the volume, has not been supplied. There is a chip… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by SALINGER, J. D. (1919-2010)

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Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1951. FIRST EDITION. Octavo., pp.277. Elegantly bound in black full morocco, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, original spine bound in at rear. A clean, fresh copy with one faint mark to half-title, in a fine, unmarked recent leather binding. Callil & Toibin; Modern Library. (200 Best… Read more
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the Catcher in the Rye (first printing)

by j.d. Salinger

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RARE PRINT BOOKS
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1951
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Very Good
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new york: Little Brown, 1951. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This is the first printing(all issue points) of the book. A clean hardcover(no marks) with it's original very good price clipped jacket(all issue points) with Salinger's picture. This is a rare find for any collector who wants a very nice first..
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The Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J. D.

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1951
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First Edition. Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Publisher's black cloth binding, lacking the dust jacket. Very Good. Titles rubbed and barely legible on spine, spine ends bruised, with bump to bottom spine corner affecting pages, light offsetting to paste downs from binder's glue. A pretty solid copy of this 20th… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

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Carpetbagger Books, IOBA
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1951
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Very Good in a Very Good jacket, unclipped (10s 6d net), chipped at the head of the spine, a few creases and small closed tears at the edges, rubbed at the back panel. Blue boards, a few stains on the front board, toned at the spine. Square and… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by J.D. Salinger

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CraigsClassics
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1951
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Very Good
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1st
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This is a scarce, first UK printing of "THE CATCHER IN THE RYE" by J.D. Salinger with its ORIGINAL, un-clipped dust jacket. 1951 1st Edition, 1st Printing (no subsequent Impressions listed on copyright page); Hamish Hamilton; London. SCARCE in original dust jacket (as many jackets are facsimile reproductions). Condition: Clean covers and spine with no stains; sharp corners; bright silver lettering… Read more
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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

by Salinger, J. D.

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1951
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First Edition; Fourth Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1951. First Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Book condition is Very Good; with a Very Good- dust jacket. Owner name to front end page. Tear to jacket at rear panel. A few small scuffs to jacket. Toning. Stain to jacket at front panel, visible from inside only. Text is clean and unmarked. This First Edition,… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by J. D. Salinger

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Wonder Book
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Collectible - Acceptable
ISBN
9780316769532
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AU$1,603.42

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Little, Brown and Company. Collectible - Acceptable. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. 1st edition. 1st printing. 12mo Black cloth hardcover 277 pgs. Near Very Good Book. Drink ring residue on front cover. Small narrow scratch on front cover. ContentsVery Good. Inquire if you need further information.
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The Catcher in the Rye.

by SALINGER, J.D.

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Used - Acceptable
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Little Brown. Used - Acceptable. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. Early Printing. Sm 8vo Hardcover. 277pp. Fair book and no dust jacket. Black boards with faded gilt spine lettering. Heavy edgewear. Slight dampstaining to the boards. Pages toned. Light foxing to the page edges and throughout. Hinges cracked. Penned scoring to several pages throughout. (classics, literature) Inquire… Read more
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The Catcher In The Rye.

by SALINGER, J.D.

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London. Hamish Hamilton. 1951. . First UK edition, first impression. 8vo. Publisher's blue boards, titles to spine in silver. With the pictorial dust jacket. Mild partial browning to the endpapers, sliver of fading at the top of the spine, a very good copy in the lightly frayed dust jacket with some very small loss at the top of the… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J. D

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Lyrical Ballad
Published
1951
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First Edition; Ninth Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1951. First Edition; Ninth Printing. Hardcover. 277pp. Black cloth stamped in gold on the spine. Light spine slant, upper corners and spine ends bruised. A very good copy in very good- price-clipped dustjacket withchipping to the edges, toning and two closed tears to upper edge of front panel. ; Octavo .
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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE.

by Salinger, J.D.

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Waverley Books
Published
1951
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
ISBN
9780241002513
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BOSTON: LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY.. 1951. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 0241002516 . Book Club Edition from original year of publication. Lotte Jacobi photo of author on rear panel. Features the most uncommon subscriber's invoice with 'midsummer selection' noted, includes the folded Clifton Fadiman review. Near fine in a close to near fine dj. (Light traces of shelf wear… Read more
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CATCHER IN THE RYE

by Salinger J. D

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Buddenbrooks, Inc.
Published
1951
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. First Book Club issue but with dustwrapper with printed price on the turnover. With a very questionable J D Salinger signature penned under the author's printed name on the title page. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with the original pictorial dustjacket. 277 pp.… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J. D.

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curtis paul books inc.
Published
1951
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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London: Hamish Hamilton. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Original first British edition, blue cloth, slightly toned/bumped at board edges, softened corners. Mild foxing to text block edges and endpages. Front board faintly bowed. The original jacket in mylar is price clipped and has losses to spine ends, rubbing to folds. ; 8vo… Read more
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AU$990.28
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The Catcher in The Rye

by J. D. Salinger

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Jeff Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB
Published
1951
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
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AU$976.14

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Little Brown, 1951. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Book Club Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Copy In Like Jacket Without Wear First Book Club Edition (1951) Pristine in Jacket With Author's Photo Back Panel Very Scarce In This Condition Gorgeous copy..
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The Catcher in the Rye

by SALINGER, J.D

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Houle Rare Books & Autographs
Published
1951
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AU$919.56

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Boston, Little, Brown, 1951., 1951. First Book Club printing (copyright page with imprint "Printed and Bound in Canada. T.H. Best Printing Co., Limited, Toronto"). 8vo. Dust jacket (unclipped; with the Book-of-the-Month Club slug on the bottom of the front and rear inside flaps; ). Very good-fine. No signatures or bookplates. Dust jacket in earliest state, with photograph of Salinger by… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye (with the Book-of-the-Month Club Promotional)

by J.D. Salinger

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
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AU$919.56

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1951. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A gorgeous copy of the 1951 1st Book Club edition, with the immortal Lotte Jacobi photograph of J.D. Salinger at the rear panel. Tight and Near Fine (with bright gilt-titling to the spine) in a crisp, Near Fine dustjacket. Just a touch of very subtle waviness along the… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by J. D. Salinger

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Griffin Books
Published
1951-07-16
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780316769532
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AU$919.48

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Little, Brown and Company, 1951-07-16. Hardcover. Very Good. July 1951 third printing in lightly chipped price clipped jacket, Salinger photo attributed to Lotte Jacobi on rear panel of jacket. Tight binding no marks. Please email for photos.
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THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

by J. D. Salinger

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1951
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Chipping to spine ends. Jacket edges all repaired with tape on the verso to, paper also taped to strengthen the jacket on verso. First Book Club Edition with rare picture of Salinger on rear panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9"… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger, J. D

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Keogh's Books
Published
, 1951
Condition
, Book cover lightly rubbed and sunned around the edges, internally clean, in very good condition
Edition
First GB Edition
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AU$870.48

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, 251 pages, dust wrapper design by Fritz Wegner
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The Catcher in the Rye

by Salinger,J.D.

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Richard Thornton Books
Published
1951
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Early Edition
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AU$841.46

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Boston: Little Brown and Company . This is a Near Fine Copy of this Book in black cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine in a Fine Facsimile (COPY) Dust-Jacket.This copy has a lovely tight binding with no hinge weakness and there are NO loose leaves,and with no weaknesses to the page gatherings and no turned corners to… Read more
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The Catcher in the Rye

by SALINGER, J. D.

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Argosy Book Store
Published
1951
Condition
fine
Edition
Fourth
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AU$848.82

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Boston: Little Brown, 1951. Fourth. hardcover. fine. 277 pages. 8vo, handsomely rebound in full black morocco with the original dust wrapper laid in on the front cover. Boston: Little, Brown, 1951. Fourth printing (July, 1951). Fine.<br/><br/>
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