Very Good. Item #5987
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996. First Printing with full numberline. Signed by the author on half title to journalist William Safire, who wrote the book's foreword, with inscription "To Bill Safire -- With my deep gratitude for introducing the book and for introducing me to the word dodge! Jeffrey McQuain, May 1996."
Octavo; 246pp. Printed paper wraps. Covers crisp with very faint bumping to top front corner. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
McQuain was a research associate for Safire's "On Language" column.