Octavo, xvii, 262pp, [4pp color photographs]. Red leather, gilt title on cover. All gilt edges. Illustrated endpapers. Sewn-in blue silk bookmark. Publishers original dust jacket, fine. Housed in custom made buckram clamshell case, with attached compartment containing Page 13 of the original manuscript for the book. Signed by author on the title page. Additional inscription on note attached to cover of clamshell case: “For Mrs. Mehle, from a novel LOVER.”
Comments: This book was a gift to Mrs. Aileen Mehle, from William Buckley, founder of the National Review. Buckley is credited with giving voice to the Republican Party during the administration of Ronald Reagan.
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
First Edition / Original Manuscript
Buckley, William F. Jr. (Signed)