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What's the Good Word?
New York: Times Books, [1982]. First printing. Safire's copy bound in full black morocco gilt with a stationery motif stamped in blind to the covers, marbled endpapers, the original dust jacket bound in at rear. 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Slightly bowed, the spine lightened, bookplate of William Safire.
A preeminent wordsmith of our time, Safire authored a weekly column for the New York Times Magazine entitled On Language from its inception in 1979 until his death in 2009.

C From the Collection of the late William Safire

Sold for $221
Estimate $100-200

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