First edition of The Naked And The Dead by Norman Mailer. Octavo, 721pp. Black boards, silver title on spine. Later printing as evident by lack of Rinehart circle on copyright page. Wear to bottom boards, crack at top of spine. Second issue dust jacket, with $4.00 on front flap, wear along top edge, light toning to spine, in good condition.
Comments: This book sold over 200,000 in its first three months after printing, necessitating the second printing.