NY, Rinehart, (1951). Mailer's second book. Like his first book, The Naked and the Dead, this title was published in black pseudo-cloth boards that rub remarkably easily, with a coarse paper dust jacket printed in black, which also tends to show wear. This is a near fine copy in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket, with fading to the title block on the spine, rubbing to the folds, and light edge chipping. The jacket is printed in black and red; there was also a black and green jacket, with no priority known. [#912641] $100
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