Very Good / Very Good. Item #5572
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006. First Edition. Octavo. 510 pages. Signed by Kandel on front free endpaper to William Safire with inscription, "For Bill Safire / With admiration, friendchip [sic] and / much thanks for your help with this book. / Eric."
In Search of Memory explores a half century of neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and molecular biology through Kandel's childhood memories of growing up in Nazi-occupied Vienna. Safire was also deeply interested in neuroscience, serving as chief executive of the DANA Foundation after ending his Op-Ed column.
Unclipped photographic dust jacket shows mild wear around the edges. Black and red boards are stamped in gilt at spine. Top rear corner is bumped; a touch of wear to spine ends. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.