First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5333
New York: Times Books, 1993. Stated First Edition. Signed by the author on front free endpaper to writer and columnist William Safire and his wife Helene with inscription "To Bill and Helene Safire, With thanks, and in friendship, an attempt to do a tiny fraction of Bill's anual output, half as well! Craig Whitney, June 7, 1993."
Octavo; 375pp. Photo-illustrated dust jacket with $25.00 price intact; book in gray paper-covered boards with red cloth spine and silver lettering. Jacket very lightly rubbed at spine ends. Boards are square with some fading along edges. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.