From the dust jacket:
"No question about it: Alan Dunn is one of the most civilized cartoonists alive. In the course of thirty years, Mr. Dunn has had some 1,400 cartoons in The New Yorker.
"Of that harvest, Mr. Dunn has chosen the 152 which both he and his admirers have liked best for inclusion in the present collection.
"Those who have followed his work all along will enjoy meeting valued old friends; those who meet Mr. Dunn for the first time through this book have a fresh and delightful experience in store.
"And both groups will feel wiser - but not sadder."
Signed by the artist.