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RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS and SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION by  J.D Salinger - First Edition - 1959 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 1423)

RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS and SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION

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RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS and SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION

by Salinger, J.D

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1959. First Edition. Third Issue (per Ahearn), with dedication page bound in after the title page. Octavo; blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; 248pp. Tasteful, decorative bookplate, place and date (in ink), and faint sticker residue to front pastedown; upper board edges gently sunned, with text clean throughout; Very Good+ or better. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly edgeworn, with a few short tears, attendant creases, and fading to spine; Very Good+. Two long pieces by Salinger, which originally appeared in the pages of The New Yorker.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1423
Title
RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM, CARPENTERS and SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION
Author
Salinger, J.D
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Little, Brown & Co
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1959
Keywords
NOAMZ

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Cloth
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First Edition
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sunned
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gilt
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good+
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title page
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bookplate
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