First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5052
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Signed with inscription on title page. First Edition. Octavo; 338pp. Pictorial dust jacket has original $25.00 price. Black cloth on spine with lettering stamped in gold, brown paper over boards. Deckled edges. Dust jacket has some minor edge wear on head and foot of spine. No tears. Spine slightly rolled. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked.
This copy belonged to author and journalist William Safire. The inscription states: "For William Safire, with great respect and admiration for a great Lincoln scholar. Harold Holzer, August 5, 2004."