Utopian Thought In The Western World, signed by Clare Boothe Luce to William Safire of the New York Times.
Thick octavo, vi, , 896pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “Second Printing, 1980” on copyright page. Laid in newspaper clipping, associated toning to last page of index. In publisher’s dust jacket, toning to spine, some chipping to bottom edge, stated “second printing” on copyright page, a very good example. Signed “Clare Boothe Luce, Washington, D.C.” on front free endpaper. Includes two personalized notecards from Luce to Safire and a letter on Watergate Hotel stationary. A fine collection of material from the first female US Ambassador.
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.