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SALINGER, J. D.

Rare books by J. D. Salinger, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound copies of The Catcher in the Rye.

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  1. The Catcher in the Rye.

    The Catcher in the Rye.

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,950

    Date of Publication: 1951

    Published: Boston:

    Stock Code: 76881

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    The Catcher in the Rye.

    First UK edition, presentation copy inscribed by the author in red ink on the front free endpaper, "To Joyce Williams, who nursed my mother so selflessly and beautifully. With gratitude, J. D. Salinger. New York, N.Y. June 21, 1974." Salinger's mother was born Marie Jillich, in 1891 in Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, and died in June 1974, the same month as the inscription. Learn More

    £55,000

    Date of Publication: 1951

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 113798

    Signed: Yes

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  3. The Catcher in the Rye.

    The Catcher in the Rye.

    First UK edition, first impression. It was originally published in the US earlier the same year. Learn More
    £850

    Date of Publication: 1951

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 113962

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  4. 116657

    The Catcher in the Rye.

    First UK edition, first impression. It was originally published in the US earlier the same year. Learn More
    £650

    Date of Publication: 1951

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 116657

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  5. Nine Stories.

    Nine Stories.

    First edition, first printing. Advance copy with the publisher's compliments slip. Very scarce. Learn More
    £3,250

    Date of Publication: 1953

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 89272

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  6. Franny and Zooey.
    signed

    Franny and Zooey.

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title: "New York, N.Y. March 18, 1962 with best wishes, J. D. Salinger". Salinger's short story "Franny" and his novella "Zooey" were originally published separately in the New Yorker in 1955 and 1957, respectively. The characters Franny and Zooey, both in their twenties, are the two youngest members of the Glass family - a frequent focus of Salinger's writings. Learn More
    £17,500

    Date of Publication: 1961

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 109009

    Signed: Yes

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  7. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction.

    Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction.

    First edition, first printing, first state, without a dedication page. Some knowledgeable sources have speculated that as few as 20 to 30 copies of this issue were released before they were reissued with the dedication leaf tipped in. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1963

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 89658

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  8. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters,

    Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters,

    and Seymour, An Introduction.
    First edition, first printing, third issue as usual with the integral dedication leaf. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1963

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 84133

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