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Raise High the Roof Beam

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1960s
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Other; slight fade to jacket spine
8.25" L x 5.75" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Salinger, J. D.Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters and Seymour, an Introduction. London: Heinemann, 1963. First UK printing. Salinger's fourth and final book was two long stories about the Glass family. "Seymore" for "Seymour" on p. 173. With copyright dates of 1955 and 1959, the book first appeared in 1963. Salinger cleverly conveys concern for the Glass family; we care about their problems and want to protect them. Book and unclipped jacket are perfect, with slight fade to spine.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.