First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #002991
New York: PublicAffairs, 2003. Stated First Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author "Best Wishes to Margaret Mellon" on bookplate attached to front free endpaper. Octavo; 322pp. Photo-portrait dust jacket with original $26.00 price; book in drab yellow paper-covered boards with brown paper spine and bronze lettering. Jacket is crisp with faint shelfwear but no chips or tears. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.