First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5429
Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 2005. First Edition. Signed by author on title page to William Safire with inscription, "To Bill Safire, / With best wishes and thanks / for all you do for so many at Dana / and the New York Times / LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. / 9/27/06."
Author, columnist, and Nixon speechwriter William Safire also served as chief executive of the DANA Foundation after ending his New York Times Op-Ed column. Leffall joined the faculty of Howard University in 1962, and was actively practicing medicine and teaching up to 2013. He was the first black president of both the American Cancer Society and the American College of Surgeons.
Octavo. 216 pages. Photo-portrait dust jacket with over black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket shows light creasing along corners and spine ends. Boards are sturdy in square. One page dog-eared and with some underlining, but otherwise pages are unmarked. Binding is sound.