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Contract signed ("J.D. Salinger"), granting Spanish-language publishing rights for The Catcher in the Rye to Mundo Actual de Ediciones S.A. (Barcelona)

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Contract signed ("J.D. Salinger"), granting Spanish-language publishing rights for The Catcher in the Rye to Mundo Actual de Ediciones S.A. (Barcelona)

by Salinger, J.D

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Single sheet standard printed contract. Folded at center
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New York, 1980. 2 pp recto and verso, printed contract completed in type carbon, countersigned by Patricia Powell as witness. Folio. Single sheet standard printed contract. Folded at center. 2 pp recto and verso, printed contract completed in type carbon, countersigned by Patricia Powell as witness. Folio. Signed by Salinger, Spanish rights to Catcher in the Rye. A signed copy of the contract for the Spanish-language rights of The Catcher in the Rye, made between Salinger and a Barcelona publisher for a book club edition. The final three provisions of the contract testify to the control over his image that Salinger notoriously maintained, stipulating that "no reviews or quotations from reviews" and "no introductory comments or prefaces" be used on the jacket; that "no photograph may be used on the cover or jacket or in any connection with this book," and that "no biographical material may be used for promotion or advertising"; and finally that "the cover and dust jacket of the book must be submitted for the author's approval

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
311582
Title
Contract signed ("J.D. Salinger"), granting Spanish-language publishing rights for The Catcher in the Rye to Mundo Actual de Ediciones S.A. (Barcelona)
Author
Salinger, J.D
Format/binding
2 pp recto and verso, printed contract completed in type carbon, countersigned by Patricia Powell as witness. Folio
Book condition
Used - Single sheet standard printed contract. Folded at center
Quantity-available
1
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1980
Keywords
American | J.D. Salinger
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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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book club edition
A generic term denoting a book which was produced or distributed by one of any number of book club organizations. Usually the... [More]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,... [More]
recto
The page on the right side of a book, with the term Verso used to describe the page on the left side.
jacket
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