Very Good / Very Good. Item #5530
New York: Hyperion, 1995. Stated First Edition with full numberline. Signed by the author to journalist William Safire on front free endpaper with inscription "To Bill -- You are a giant, not only as a wordsmith, but as someone who calls them like he sees them. It has been a great honor to get to know one of the truly great writers of our time. Your Friend, Alfonse."
Octavo; 357pp. Photo dust jacket with $24.95 price intact; book in white paper- and red cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket lightly shelfworn, but with no chips, tears, or marks. Boards are sturdy and square. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.