Very good. New American Library, New York, NY, 1960. 1st Edition(PB), 8th Printing, VG-, Paperback, Size=4.5"x7", 142pgs. 8th Printing, October 1960. Black, red and white front cover with white & black lettering and all around red page ends. Owner bookplate inside front cover, pages slightly agetoned mostly in margins, o.w. clean and tight. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Very good in very good dust jacket. Very good first edition in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the copyright page and the original price of $3.00 is still on the front flap of the jacket. Some foxing on jacket flaps and rear endpapers and inside of dj, with slight chipping at top of dj spine, but gilt on spine of book is present and legible and book has the two types of paper characteristic of the first edition. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
First edition. Dark offsetting to the front endpapers from a clipping, and slightly bumped at the crown, else fine in an attractive, very near fine dustwrapper with no fading to the spine and modest rubbing at the extremities. A very nice copy of a book seldom found in collectible condition. Salinger's second book and first collection of short stories. See this book in 3D on our site.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Little Brown and Company, Boston 1953. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Black cloth boards. Jacket priced at $3.00. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages. Light spots on the boards, name at the front endpaper. Light rubbing at the lettering on the spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, sunning at the spine. Short tear, light chipping. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.
Dust Jacket Included. Published in Boston by Little, Brown & Company in 1953. First Edition is stated on copyright page. Book very good except for slight wearing on corners and top and bottom spine ends, white discoloration ring on front board, fading and discoloration on both paste downs and free end pages. DJ very good except for rubbing on corners, minor wearing along edges and joints, slight chipping on top and bottom spine ends, tears on top edge of front and rear cover, slight creasing along edges, minor sunning on covers, spine, and flaps. DJ price reads "$3.00". Book comes in specially made cloth slip cover.
1. pp. 302. 1st edition, 1st issue. Description: 302 p. 20 cm. Subjects: United States--Social life and customs--20th century--Fiction. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy-scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.
Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a very good dust jacket. Some wear to the extremities. Sunning to the jacket spine. Salinger's second book, a collection of stories, most of which first appeared in The New Yorker magazine. A bright copy, save for jacket spine, with price of $3.00 on the front flap. Original black cloth with gold stamping on spine bright and intact.
A Unique Copy Of Salinger's Important Second Book. First Edition. 8vo, black cloth, gilt, pp. 302. THE PUBLISHER'S ONE & ONLY FILE COPY with Little Brown's penciled "word count" calculations & pasted label on the rear free endpaper. The label is printed & typed with the following: " SAMPLE / Return to Manufacturing Department / LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY / Published: April 6, 1953 / Cloth: Novelex 2675 Black Vellum / Word Count: 61, 823"-a trimmed, bright example of the Miriam Woods designed dustwrapper glued to the rear pastedown, the original black cloth showing "working" wear. An important publishing / association copy, perfect for the Salinger connoisseur who appreciates the "moments of literary history". Contains A Perfect Day For Bananafish & For Esme-With Love And Squalor. In many quarters, this title outranks "Catcher" in importance, but the collecting market has just begun to catch-on. Time will tell. With an elegant gilt-lettered, grey morocco backed, marbled, custom clamshell case.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.