Salinger, J. D. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters [first edition]
Salinger, J. D. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters
Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1963. Hardback 8vo; first edition, second state; with misprint "Seymore" on p. 173, and with dedication page. 248 pp. Condition: very good; head and tail of spine sunned and bumped; spine slightly faded; previous owner inscription to FFEP; small stains to page edges. Dust jacket condition: good; fading, scuffs, chips, small closed tears; some loss to extremities; price clipped. $200
A single volume featuring Salinger’s two novellas about the Glass family, previously published in The New Yorker: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters (1955) and Seymour: An Introduction (1959). This anthology marks the first appearance of these two stories in book form.
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