|Title and Author/Editor:||The Catcher in the Rye (J. D. Salinger)|
|Genre:||Literary and Classic|
|Type of Illustration:||Jacket design|
|Binding:||Cloth on board, Custom clamshell case|
|Publisher:||Little, Brown and Company|
|Place of Publication:||Boston|
|Edition Statement:||Stated First Edition|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Additional Notes:||J. D. Salinger’s first book, housed in a custom clamshell box with gilt lettering, features the original dust jacket with a photograph of Salinger to the back panel and a slug for the Book-of-the Month Club selection to the interior back flap.|
- wear to the cover at the headband and tail, rubbed edges, bumped corners and soiling; chipping, soiling and browning to the original dust jacket; cracked front hinge; writing to the text margins and underlining; tanning to the text; custom clamshell case is in pristine condition.
- measures clamshell case.