First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4892
New York: Harper & Row, 1971. Later Printing. Signed by the author on front free endpaper to writer and New York Times columnist William Safire. Photo-portrait dust jacket over red cloth-covered boards. Jacket is rubbed along edges with a few light scratches and some nudging to spine ends. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Catledge started working at the New York Times in 1929, eventually becoming the paper's first executive editor until his retirement in 1968, after which he served as vice president on the board of the New York Times company. Safire joined the paper as a columnist in 1973.