Very Good / Very Good. Item #5726
Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1994. First Edition. Signed by all three editors on full title to journalist and language writer (and book collector) William Safire with inscriptions "With best wishes to William Safire from Philippa Bernard," and in different ink below "and thanks from a regular reader of your column. Agnus O'Neill." Leo Bernard simply signed his name below his wife's inscription.
Quarto; 461pp. Illustrations throughout. Red dust jacket over red cloth with gilt lettering to psine. Jacket appears a bit faded, with light bumps to corners and spine ends but no chips or tears. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Overview of rare books with thirty articles on by various specialists and an apparatus of 450 terms covering all aspects of the antiquarian book world.