Signed copy of Putting Our House in Order by Secretary of State George Shultz to New York Times columnist, William Safire.
Octavo, xiv, 226pp. Hardcover, blue spine, title in gilt. First edition, first printing, with full number line on copyright page. In publisher’s dust jacket, $24.95 on front flap, fine condition. Inscribed by former Secretary of State George P. Shultz: “For Bill Safire, a master of ideas and words with respect and admiration. George P. Shultz.”
William Safire was a Pulitzer Prize winning conservative columnist for the New York Times. He was a frequent guest on Meet The Press, describing himself as the voice of “libertarian conservatives.” Before joining the New York Times, Safire served as a presidential speechwriter for President Richard Nixon and Vice President Spiro Agnew.