First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4757
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Stated First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed by author on front free endpaper to William Safire. Additional two-sided, handwritten note on author's stationery laid in. Octavo; 223pp. Illustrated dust jacket with original $22.00 price; book in beige paper-covered boards with black cloth spine. Jacket is clean and crisp with a couple very faint smudges. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Inscription is dated August 1995 and reads," For Bill, / With great admiration / for your words and ideas, / and great affection / for who you are. / Fondly, / Kay." Accompanying card thanks Safire for his "earlier and important encouragement," and inquires about when to get breakfast or drinks.