Very Good / Very Good. Item #5597
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1973. First Edition. Octavo. 162 pages. Signed by Lubell to William Safire on front free endpaper with inscription, "For Bill Safire - / one of our more / effective political / craftsmen - / With hope for a future / that isn't made to / happen [?] - From Sam Lubell / July 1973."
Lubell was a public opinion analyst who successfully predicted elections on the 1950s and 1960s. Here he analyzes the 1972 election through such provocative analyses as whether Nixon was the real agent of revolutionary change and that the 1972 election was a battleground for psychological warfare and the first "total election."
Unclipped printed blue dust jacket over blue cloth-covered boards with red and gilt lettering to spine. Jacket gently worn at spine ends and corners, with some toning to flaps. Front flap corner-clipped, but original price is intact. Boards nudged at tail of spine with a touch of waer to corners.Binding is sound and pages unmarked.