Flat SIGNED & inscribed on the dedication page by Mr. Layton. Stated first edition. Appears as new and unread. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Spine is uncracked. Laminate (soft cover) wraps are stiff. Wraps are clean, extremities are very lightly bumped. Minor shelfwear to show. A collection of editorials from the award winning newsman and social commentator.