Signed first edition of Stilwell and the American Experience in China, from the private library of William Safire.
Octavo, xv, 621pp. Black cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. Previously read copy, with some wear from handling, free of any notations. Light foxing along top edge of text block. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $10.00 retail price on front flap, shelf wear on both panels, dampstain to verso of back panel, not impacting the cloth or front cover. Signed by the author on tipped-in leaf.
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.