First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5407
New York: Summit Books, 1991. First Edition. Signed by authors on front flyleaf to William Safire with inscription, "To Bill Safire - / With our compliments / and best regards - Alex S. Jones / Susan E. Tifft."
Jones won a Pulitzer prize for his coverage of the collapse of the Bingham empire. He and Tifft would go on to write another book on Adolph S. Ochs and his family, who ran the New York Times during its rise throughout the 20th century.
Octavo; 574 pages. Printed dust jacket with $24.95 price intact; book in blue paper- and cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. Jacket is moderately creased along edges, with one closed tear along rear flap. Boards square with light bumping to top corners. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.