NY: Rinehart & Company, Inc., . First Edition, with the publisher's colophon on the copyright page. [Reportedly 25,000 copies were printed]. In the second issue dust jacket with reviews on the front & rear flaps. The $4.00 price is present with Mailer's photograph on the rear cover, so the main issue point between first and later dust jackets is the reviews on the flaps. These do not appear on the earliest dust jacket. Signed by Mailer on a bookplate tipped to the front endpaper. One of the best war-time novels of the 20th century. 8vo., black boards in dust jacket; 721 pages. Item #57477
Very Good (usual general wear to fragile black covers, neat repair head of spine; contents clean & tight with very small, light stain fore-edge); some edgewear & browning (tiny tear, few small nicks) d/j.