First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4889
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1990. Stated First Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author on half title to fellow writer and columnist William Safire with brief inscription: "For Bill Safire, from Constant Admirer Russ Baker. Oct 9, 1990."
Octavo; 432pp. Printed dust jacket with original $20.95 price; book in blue paper-covered boards with white cloth spine and gilt lettering. Jacket is crisp with faint shelfwear and a few light smudges to back, but no chips or tears. Boards are square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Baker and Safire both wrote for The New York Times, each winning a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in consecutive years (Safire in 1978 and Baker in 1979).