First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5034
New York: Random House, 1996. Stated First Edition with numberline ending in 2 in keeping with publisher's methods at the time. Inscribed greeting card signed by the author to columnist and former Nixon speechwriter William Safire laid in at front.
Octavo; 231pp. Photo-illustrated dust jacket with original $23.00 price; book in charcoal paper and black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. Jacket lightly shelfworn with some bumping to top back corner, but no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Crowley was Nixon's editorial adviser and consultant for his last two books. William Safire was an early adviser and speechwriter for Nixon, but left the administration in 1973 to write for The Washington Post and eventually become a regular columnist for The New York Times.