Very Good / Very Good. Item #5804
Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., 2003. Stated First Edition with full numberline. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper to language expert and journalist William Safire: "April 1, 2003 / For Bill and Helene -- / More idle chatter from their old friend, Roger." Octavo; 177 pp.
Pictorial dust jacket with original $18 price. Black paper on spine with orange paper over boards. Lettering stamped in gold on spine. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no tears. Bottom front right corner bumped. Binding sound. Pages clean and unmarked.