The Ladies Of The White House 1881 - 1st Edition


The Ladies Of The White House Or In The Home Of The Presidents.

By Laura C. Holloway

Fist Edition, full gilt decorated sculptured w/gilt titles & beveled edges, aeg, note (dated 1881) on flyleaf, bit of edge wear & spine a little faded 682 pp, including the last chapter on the White House. full page portrait & other illustrations.

“Being a complete History of the Social and Domestic Lives of the Presidents from Washington to
the Present Time - 1739-1881.”

“With numerous engravings on steel and wood.

Published: Bradley & Company, Philadelphia R. H. Curran & Co, Boston 1881

Ends with President Garfield’s wife Lucretia R. Garfield, and a chapter on the building of the White House.

6 x 9 x 1 3/4 inches approximately.
Embossed cover design front and back.

Condition: Wear on the title spine at edges, slight separation of the boards at front inner blank page. light patchy browning throughout. We found no writing. The glassine inserts protecting the engravings have some transfer of the picture. Some of the pages are lose, but it has survived 140 years.

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