Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition / Very good+ condition (DJ). Item #017610
xviii, 270 pages of text including a bibliography and an index. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear, and one creased corner in the text. The unclipped dustjacket has minor shelfwear. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page "For [name withheld], Best wishes, [signed] Joseph Epstein." The text is clean and unmarked. First edition, first printing.