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CATCH-22

CATCH-22

by Heller, Joseph

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Stevenson, Maryland
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Heller on the origin of the title "Catch-22". FIRST EDITION. Inscribed and signed by Heller: "To Jim Pepper: Who might be interested to know that if not for a novel by Leon Uris called Mila 18, this copy of Catch-22 would be Catch-18. Best wishes Joseph Heller 9/20/78." Heller planned to call the novel Catch-18, but his editor, Robert Gottlieb, warned that best-selling novelist Leon Uris was about to publish Mila 18. As an alternative, Gottlieb suggested Catch-22, and the term became part of our everyday language. For Heller and Uris, both of whom were Jewish, the number 18 had special meaning. The Hebrew number 18, yud-het, uses the same letters as the word for life, het-yud. For this reason, donations to Jewish charities and gifts for special occasions are commonly made in multiples of 18, and the number is traditionally associated with good fortune and vitality. A wonderful inscribed copy of this modern classic.
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Catch-22

Catch-22

by Heller, Joseph

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  • hardcover
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second hand
Edition
First edition
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Hardcover
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CHESTER, Connecticut
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First edition. Original blue cloth, fine in a nearly fine dust jacket (faint wear and discoloration on the spine). Inscribed by Heller.
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We Bombed in New Haven. WITH: Autograph and typed letters signed, discussing Catch-22

We Bombed in New Haven. WITH: Autograph and typed letters signed, discussing Catch-22

by HELLER Joseph

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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second hand
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1961. First Edition . Signed. HELLER, Joseph. We Bombed in New Haven. WITH: Autograph letter signed. WITH: Typed letter signed, discussing Catch-22. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Octavo, original maroon cloth, original dust jacket. Two leaves of Heller's letterhead (7-1/4 by 10-1/2 inches), one typed and signed on recto, the other in autograph manuscript and signed on recto. Housed all together in a custom clamshell box. $7800.First edition of Heller’s anti-war play produced during the Vietnam war, inscribed by him, “To Walter —-, With admiration and sincere good wishes.” Heller sent this inscribed book to the recipient after he had written to Heller praising Catch-22 and implying that it was an inspiration for his decision to move to Canada to dodge the U.S. military draft. With a lengthy typed letter signed by Heller from 1969 to the recipient praising him for his courage and discussing the composition of Catch-22, as well as an autograph letter signed from 1999 to the… Read more
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Catch-22.

Catch-22.

by Heller, Joseph

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  • hardcover
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second hand
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First edition of Heller's classic first book. Octavo, original blue cloth. Presentation coy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Albert Raman, Best wishes to you. Joseph Heller 3/20/80 New York." The recipient was a lawyer and well-known book collector. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example with noted provenance. Catch-22, Joseph Heller's first and best-known novel, depicts a military world turned upside down. In Heller's World War II, a supplies manager has more power than a general, and anyone seeking a discharge on the grounds of insanity is declared sane enough to keep on fighting. When the novel appeared in 1961, World War II veterans appreciated its satire of the military bureaucracy and chaos of war. By the mid-1960's, it had become a cult classic among counterculture activists for its biting indictments of war. Many… Read more
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Catch 22
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Catch 22

by Heller, Joseph

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  • very good
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Condition
second hand - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. 443 pp. First edition, first printing stated. Signed by Joseph Heller on the front free endpaper, with a lengthy inscription to a former owner. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with spine lettered in white. Very Good+ with bump to bottom edge of front board, thin strip of staining to bottom edge of covers from old-style dust jacket sleeve, spotting to front paste down and offsetting to rear endsheets. In a Very Good unclipped dust jacket, which exhibits edge wear, heavy waviness to the top portions and light, associated creasing. A nice copy for the first printing, signed by the author.
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Catch-22    [SIGNED and with Author's letter laid in]
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Catch-22 [SIGNED and with Author's letter laid in]

by HELLER, Joseph

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Very Good
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
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Sunningdale, Berkshire
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961First edition, 1961. Octavo, pp443. Blue cloth covered hard boards with original dust jacket, price clipped. Signed by the author to the title page in blue pen. With the author's note laid in to the previous owner, which reads "Dear Mr. Merry: I've signed it on the page most book collectors prefer. Take good care of it. People tell me first editions are worth more than $800 today, and $200 more with a good dust jacket. The ink has been flowing more & better than ever since I got the use of my hands back. J.H.". The reference to use of his hands refers to Heller's battle with Guillain-Barré syndrome, a debilitating condition which left him temporarily paralysed. He was diagnosed with this in 1981 and after lengthy treatment and time in various hospitals, he did make a significant recovery and continued his writing career including the novel Picture This and two volumes of autobiography. Book is in Very Good condition, a small glue residue to ffep, no… Read more
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Catch-22
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Catch-22

by Heller, Joseph

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Beverly Hills, California
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Simon and Schuster, 1961. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good first printing (so stated on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket, signed by Joseph Heller on a page tipped-in after the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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Catch-22

Catch-22

by HELLER, Joseph

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  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - very good(+)
Edition
First
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New York, New York
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First. hardcover. very good(+)/good. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, 1961. First Edition.<br/><br/> Presentation copy. To.... Who's been collecting me for longer than I realized....I hope there'll be much of me for you to keep collecting..." The dust wrapper is creased on the front cover, and price clipped; light blue binding partially discolored; previous ownership rubber stamp.<br/><br/>
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CATCH-22

by HELLER, JOSEPH

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Near Fine
Edition
FIRST
Binding
Hardcover
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PASADENA, California
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NEW YORK: SIMON & SCHUSTER Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). FIRST. A NEAR FINE FIRST edition second printing IN VERY GOOD DJ WITH FOUR TINY TAPE STAINS. SIGNED BY HELLER ON TITLE PAGE. with letter signed by Heller also..
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Catch-22

by Joseph Heller

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  • hardcover
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Condition
second hand - Very Good+
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Van Nuys, California
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Catch-22, Joseph Heller. First Edition, SECOND PRINTING, signed and inscribed by Heller to Olive Plunkett on front flyleaf. In original dust jacket.
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CATCH-22

by HELLER, JOSEPH

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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second hand - Near Fine
Edition
FIRST
Binding
Hardcover
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PASADENA, California
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NEW YORK: SIMON & SCHUSTER Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). FIRST. A VERY GOOD FIRST EDITION FIRST PRINTINING IN DUST JACKET. LAID IN SIGNATURE OF AUTHOR.
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CATCH-22 Signed Franklin Library

CATCH-22 Signed Franklin Library

by Joseph Heller

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  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
second hand
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Pomona, New York
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; Signed by Joseph Heller. A Limited First Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box.; Signed by Author .
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CATCH-22

by Heller, Joseph

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  • hardcover
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second hand
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Rochester, Michigan
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CATCH-22, Franklin Library, 1978, first edition thus, first limited and first illustrated edition, very fine in full leather binding with gold-gilt lettering and decoration, raised spine, all edges gold-gilt, etc. One of an unknown quantity SIGNED by the author, this copy specially SIGNED by the author on the title page as well (indicating that this copy was actually in the authors possession for a brief time. After all, isn't this what you want when you purchase a SIGNED copy of any book ?!?!? All other copies of this edition which have just tipped-in signature pages most probably means that the author and the book never actually came into contact). Illustrated by Robert Parker with a new 2 page introduction by Heller written specially for this edition.
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Catch-22

by Heller, Joseph

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  • poor
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Poor
Binding
Hardcover
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BROOKLYN, New York
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US orders ship with signature confirmation. 1961 Simon and Schuster hardcover first edition 2nd printing signed ("Best wishes Joseph Heller") by the author on the ffep. With a Mar 15, 1962 article from the New York Post about Heller by Joseph Werbsha laid in (which has caused an offset stain on the facing pages) No dj, a lot of fraying (including chipping on top of spine) and soil on cover, separation on the colophon page, if there was a half title page it is now missing, staining on edge and a lot of pages, pencil mark on a few pages, pages tanned, book has a musty smell, binding still hanging in there. In a home-made and kind of loose mylar dust jacket.
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CATCH-22 (Signed)

CATCH-22 (Signed)

by Heller, Joseph; Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker

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  • fine
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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Rougemont, North Carolina
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Franklin Center, Penn: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited edition. Leather. Fine. SIGNED by the author. Limited edition. A Fine copy. 8vo. Bound in full dark blue leather with gilt title and elaborate design. Moire end papers and silk ribbon. All edges gilt. SIGNED by Heller on a front end paper, with tissue guard.
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Closing Time: The Sequel to Catch-22

by Heller, Joseph

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
second hand - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Paperback
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Azle, Texas
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NY: Simon & Schuster, 1994. 464pp. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Uncorrected Proof Copy (printed at the top of the front cover). This copy has a bookplate signed by the author laid in. One faint crease to the front cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Original Pictorial Wraps. Near Fine/No Jacket. Book.
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