Lot 192 of 563:
Joseph Heller Catch-22 First Edition inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$4,500
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Catch-22

Author:
Heller, Joseph

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Simon and Schuster

Date:
1961

Description:

(8vo) original blue cloth, spine lettered in white, dust jacket. First Edition

Inscribed and signed by Heller on the front free endpaper: "To Patrick Christopher, Celia, & Greg Ross, It is a pleasure indeed to inscribe this first edition of one of my favorite novels - still after 28 years. Joseph Heller, Feb., 1990. E. Hampton, N.Y." Heller's classic novel of World War II, his first, and considered  by many, his best, book. Also included is an autograph note from Heller on his personal stationery giving mailing instructions to Mr. Ross, hand-addressed envelope also present. Bookplate of New Directions Publishing founder James Laughlin.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Jacket a touch sunned; near fine.


 
Item number:
292381
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