New York: Random House, . Hardcover. Small 4to. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering and black paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 222pp. Map/ Fine/fine. Item #45664
A super and tight first edition of this unusual mystery involving a National Park Service archeologist, the body of a Union officer and the Battle of Antietam. Boldly inscribed and signed by the recently-deceased journalist and writer (1934-2020) in black ballpoint on title page: "To Bob -- / Jim Lehrer." Robert Malott (1926-2018) was a noted Chicago business leader, CEO of FMC Corporation, Republican politico and philanthropist.