First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5401
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1989. First Edition. Signed by author on half title to William and Helene Safire with inscription, "To Helene and Bill / with love always / from the author / Shirley Lord / May '89."
Octavo; 312 pages. Photo-illustrated dust jacket with $18.95 price intact; book in red paper-covered boards with white cloth spine and blue lettering. Jacket lightly rubbed at corners, but crisp with no chips or tears. Boards are sturdy with a slight lean to spine. Binding is sound.
Lord was beauty editor for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, and at time of this writing is a contributing editor to Huffington Post. She was married to A.M. Rosenthal, long-time journalist and Executive Editor at the New York Times.