First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5404
New York: Ecco / HarperCollins, 2008. First Edition. Signed by author on front free endpaper to William Safire with inscription, "For Bill Safire / What an inspiration / it has been to know you / my gratitude and thanks / with affection / Michael / 2008."
Octavo; 447 pages. Illustrated dust jacket with original $27.50 price; book in black paper- and cloth-covered boards with yellow lettering to spine. Jacket lightly shelfworn at edges, but with no chips or tears. Boards are square with light edgewear. Pages toned but unmarked. Binding is sound.
Gazzaniga is highly regarded for his work in the field of neuroscience and heads the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at UC Santa Barbara. Safire was also deeply interested in neuroscience, serving as chief executive of the DANA Foundation after ending his Op-Ed column.