First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5229
Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002. First Edition. Thick Quarto. 1014 pages. Inscribed by Chief Editor Hall to William Safire on front free endpaper. Inscription reads, "For William Safire and / the Charles A. Dana / Foundation, / With thanks for / your crucial support / for the DARE project. / Joan Houston Hall / Chief Editor." Also signed by David Simon, Director of Development.
Illustrated dust jacket is sun faded at spine with some light rubbing to edges. Blue boards are a trifle worn at edges and some light spotting to text block, else fine.