Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5049
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994. First edition, revised from 1964 edition. Signed with inscription on front free endpaper by author and senator Paul Simon. Octavo; 206pp. Tan dust jacket with illustration in black and white on cover. Tan cloth over boards with lettering stamped in black on spine. Dust jacket is crisp and clean with only minor edge wear on bottom of spine. Binding is sound and corners square. Pages are clean and unmarked. No tears, no smudges.
This copy belonged to columnist and White House speechwriter William Safire. Inscription on the front free endpaper states: "To Bill Safire -- who also loves history -- with gratitude, Paul Simon, 1-11-95 (Great column on Russia and China!)"