Very Good / Very Good. Item #6295
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006. First Edition. Octavo. 510 pages. Signed by Kandel on half title to William Safire with inscription, "For Bill / A wonderful friend / who has helped me greatly / with this book and, / more important, has / provided superb leadership / at the DANA / with admiration / Eric." This copy acquired from Safire's estate.
In Search of Memory explores a half century of neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and molecular biology through Kandel's childhood memories of growing up in Nazi-occupied Vienna. Safire was also deeply interested in neuroscience, serving as chief executive of the DANA Foundation after ending his Op-Ed column.
Photographic dust jacket with original price intact; book in black and red boards with gilt lettering to spine. Jacket shows mild wear around the edges. Boards a touch worn to spine ends. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.