Very Good. Item #6263
New York: The New York Public Library, 1939. First edition. From the personal library of journalist and language expert William Safire. Large octavo (10.5 x 7.5 inches), 180 pp. Safire's blue leather bookplate on front pastedown, some adhesive visible around the edges.
Softcover copy rebound in three quarter navy leather with blue marbled paper. Lettering stamped in gold on spine. Binding sound. Corners square. No rubbing. Pages clean and unmarked. Overall, a handsome copy.