Hardcover in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 454 pages. Bibliographical References, Select Bibliography, Index. With eight pages of color and eight pages of black and white illustrations. End-papers illustrated with Spencer genealogical chart. Stated first American edition, first printing with Random House’s practice of beginning number line with “2” when first edition designation is present. Winner of the Whitebread Award for Biography. A robust and impeccably researched biography. Two reviews from the NY Times and Wall Street Journal laid-in loose in sleeve. No previous ownership marks. Clean, tight and unmarked this copy appears to be unread and like new, both book and dust-jacket. Fine in a fine dust-jacket.