The Ladies of the White House, 1883
Wonderful antiquarian book titled, The Ladies of the White House: Or in the Home of the Presidents. Written by Laura C. Holloway. 1883 edition of 1881 book. Published by Bradley & Company, Philadelphia, PA. Beautiful pictorial red hard cover with black and gilt printing. 736 gilt edge pages.
Book is a complete history of the social and domestic lives of the Presidents from Washington to Garfield-1789-1881. It provides detailed information on US Presidents first ladies.
Illustrated with numerous engravings on steel and wood, including depictions of the White House, Mount Vernon, etc., and portraits of Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Martha Jefferson, et alus.
Book measures 9" by 6-1/2" by 2" thick. The front cover has pulled away from the binding, but book is still a tight, clean copy.
A historic and beautiful display book!
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