New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc. , 1948. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 3-721,  pp. Black cloth with white lettering on the spine. Price of $4.00 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with one full-page map. Signed by the author on the title page, dated June 25th, '97. Ahearn APG 002b. The first state dustwrapper. Mailer's literary cornerstone: a World War II novel set in the Japanese theater, based on Mailer's experiences fighting in the Second World War. Very Good / Very Good. Item #000010516
A few traces of wear to the boards' edges and a tiny separation between the backstrip and the textblock; jacket has a small chip to its spine panel and small spots of color touch-up (black marker) to its reverse.