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Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger. First UK printing.

Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger. Hamish Hamilton. (1951) First UK printing. "First published in Great Britain 1951" stated. 253 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket. Some wear to cover edges, heavy on the bottom of the spine. Spine is sun-faded. Staining (water?) on cover with light soiling. Several pinhead sized spots of staining on the edges of the page block, nothing bleeding to the pages. Bookstore sticker inside the front cover with previous owner name in ball point pen on the first blank page. Otherwise no previous owner markings. No folds, creases or tears to pages, although there are 2 pages with tips bumped. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered, not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. CH24b