Rare books by Norman Mailer, including first editions, signed first editions of Advertisements for Myself and finely bound copies.
MAILER, Norman. The Naked and the Dead.
New York : 1948First edition, first printing, first issue dust jacket with 4 price and photograph of Mailer on the back. The author's first book, The Naked and the Dead met with great success and remains widely regarded as his best work. A film adaptation was produced in 1958. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 130214
MAILER, Norman. The White Negro.
San Francisco : 1957First separate issue, originally published in Dissent in the same year. Mailer's article "was by far the most extraordinary piece that appeared in Dissent" (Lennon, p. 233) and helped bring the journal to a greater prominence. Mailer argues that the American psyche has become conformist and terrorised, as a result of the holocaust and the nuclear age.... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 125318
MAILER, Norman. Gargoyle, Guignol, False Closet.
Dublin : 1964First separate edition, one of 100 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by Mailer on the front cover to Herb Yellin (1935-2014) the American book collector and founder of the Lord John Press in 1976 to publish signed limited editions of significant American authors: "For Herb Yellin, cheers, cheers. Norman Mailer, March 1992." Yellin published two of... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 109702
MAILER, Norman. The Executioner's Song.
London : 1979First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the first blank, "To Roddy, cheers. Norman Mailer." Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning book was first published in the US earlier the same year. Learn More£385.00
Stock Code: 114489
MAILER, Norman. Ancient Evenings.
Boston : 1983First edition, first printing. Dedication copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Danielle, and to think that you were fifteen when I began this. All my love, darling, Dad". Additionally signed by the recipient, Mailer's daughter Danielle. Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 80576