Later printing published in 1948. Very gently read, text block is solid. Gift inscription to the ffep. Otherwise the interior is clean and unmarked excepting the odd finger smudge. Black boards have a bit of shelfwear to show, bright white titles to spine. Rear board has a bit of a bow to it. Corners are sharp and square. 2cm “crack” (not a tear) to the head of the spine, title unaffected. Unclipped dustjacket, with $4.00 price to the top edge of the front flap, has numerous chips of various sizes, rubbing and creases to extremities. Rear panel is sunned, moderate to heavy soiling to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. Mailers first novel, which debuted to critical and commercial acclaim and perhaps, depending who you ask, one of the best war novels ever written.