First Edition. Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #4974
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1952. Stated First Edition. Signed by the author with brief inscription to author, journalist, and speechwriter William Safire on front free endpaper. Octavo; 381pp. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine. Missing dust jacket. Covers lightly bumped at corners with some nudging and a couple small chips to spine ends, along with a couple scratches to face. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.