Mistresses of the White House.
New York and Hollywood: Samuel French, 1950. 125 pp. 8vo. "Narrator's Tale of a Pageant of First Ladies." Inscribed and with a letter by the author. Minimal shelfwear to spine ends and corners, light sunning and creasing to spine, very light foxing to textblock and scattered margins. Interior otherwise clean. B&w plates throughout. Inscription and letter both signed and dated 1950 and addressed to the same person. Letter begins: "Dear Nell, At last my book . . . is off the press and I am sending you one of the first copies. I recall with so much appreciation the gracious response of your mother to my request for a likeness of your grandmother in White House days." Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 119313)