Very Good / Very Good. Item #6601
New York: SINO Publishing Company, 1980. First Edition. Signed by Topping on front free endpaper to William Safire with inscription, "For Bill - We read you regularly in The Lhasa Times and thought highly of your column. Best Wishes Audrey + Top."
Quarto. 185 pages plus index. Color photographs throughout. Promotional flyer and cd laid in. Unclipped photographic dust jacket. Navy boards stamped in gilt. Lightly edgeworn and binding and interior are sound.
Dust jacket is chipped along top edge of front panel with one smaller chip to top edge of rear panel. Boards are lightly edgeworn, binding is sound, and pages unmarked.
From the estate of author, New York Times columnist, and Presidential speechwriter William Safire.