First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4807
New York: Crown Publishers, 1998. Stated First Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author to fellow writer and columnist William Safire on half title with inscription: "For Bill Safire -- With admiration, respect, and linguistic deference. Erik Tarloff." Octavo; 249pp. Illustrated dustjacket with original $23.00 price; book in red and blue paper-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket nudged at spine ends, else clean and crisp with no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.