First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5284
New York: Bantam Books, 1993. First Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author on front free endpaper to columnist William Safire with inscription dated November 3rd 1993 in New York City "For Bill Safire, Who led the way -- Best wishes, Alan Friedman."
Octavo; 455pp. Red dust jacket with original $23.95 price; book in black paper- and cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket very lightly shelfworn, but with no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Friedman's investigation of the American and British support for Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war, about which Safire had written a number of articles in the prior years.