First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4805
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1986. Stated First American Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author to William Safire on half title with inscription: "To Bill, with a real friendship. Marek Halter." Octavo; 722pp. Printed dustjacket with original $19.95 price; book in terra cotta paper-covered boards with black cloth spine and bronze lettering. Jacket lightly shelfworn, but with no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are square. Binding is sound. A few pen checks in margins of glossary at back, else pages unmarked. Publisher's promotional letter and a review clipped from the New York Times laid in at front.