Very Good / Very Good. Item #5824
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000. First Edition. Octavo. 388 pages. Signed by Kaufman on title page to William Safire with inscription, "To Bill, / with best / wishes / Henry Kaufman / 6/26/02."
Typed letter signed from Kaufman to Safire laid in at front and reads, "Dear Bill: / In view of your brief passing comment to me yesterday at the Metropolitan Club, I / thought you might like to have a copy of my most recent book and two speeches dealing / with the current scene. / Warmest regards / Henry Kaufman."
Only one speech is laid in, and is a copy of Kaufman's speech entitled 'If Adam Smith Were Alive Today.' It is dated September 10, 2001 and is from an address to the National Association for Business Economics in New York City.
Unclipped dust jacket is rubbed along edges. White and brown boards are stamped in gilt at spine. Light wear to extremities; binding is sound; clear stain to fore-edge but text is unaffected.