First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5351
Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1978. First Edition. Signed by the author to writer, columnist, and former Nixon speechwriter William Safire with inscription "To my friend Bill Safire, who is responsible for [the?] best essay in this volume -- with deep appreciation, Arthur Burns, 12/20/78."
Octavo; 485pp. Illustrated dust jacket with original $14.75 price; book in blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket lightly shelfworn with some toning along edges and spine. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Burns was Federal Reserve Chairman from 1970-1978, serving under Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Carter. $1 "Lucky Note" (serial number beginning "8888") in presentation card laid in at back.