First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5287
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1999. Stated First Edition. Signed by the author on front free endpaper to writer, columnist, and former presidential speechwriter William Safire with inscription "To Bill Safire -- With gratitude. Paul Simon 11-28-98."
Octavo; 398pp. Photo-portrait dust jacket with original $24.95 price; book in black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket nudged at spine ends, but crisp with no chips, tears, or marks. Light outward curve to front board. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Simon served in the House of Representatives and then as a Senator from 1975-1997.