First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #4845
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955. First Edition, First Issue with date on title page and star on copyright. Signed by the author with brief inscription on front free endpaper. Octavo; 212pp. Red cloth-covered boards with silver lettering. Missing dust jacket. Covers lightly shelfworn with fading to spine and some bumping and scuffing to spine ends. Occasional pencil underlining. Binding is sound. This copy from the estate of author, columnist, and former presidential speechwriter William Safire.