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THE CAROLINE KENNEDY FIRST LADY DRESS-UP BOOK.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Rolton House Publishers, 1963. Hardcover first edition - Charming book with Caroline Kennedy pictured as dressing up like 16 First Ladies, from Martha Washington to her mother Jacqueline Kennedy. Poems -mostly on presidential themes - by Arlene Dalton interspersed with the illustraitions; information is given about each First Lady depicted as well as on the costumes shown. Illustrated by Charlotte Jeter in full color and duotones. Large format, unpaginated.
Condition: Very good in glossy red illustrated boards - some delamination near the spine, and a flaw in the lamination process has caused some 'alligatoring' to the boards (apparently common to just about all copies) - contents are just about fine. Very uncommon and appealing.Book ID: 54768More details Price: $225.00
MRS. KENNEDY: The Missing History of the Kennedy Years.
Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.
New York: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster, (2002). "Drawing from recently declassified top-secret material, as well as revelatory eyewitness accounts, Secret Service records, and Jacqueline Kennedy's personal letters, [this book] . . illuminates the tumultuous day-to-day life of a woman who entered the White House at age thirty-one, seven years into a complex and troubled marriage, and left at thirty-four after her husband's assassination." Photographs. Notes on sources, index. x, 406 pp. ISBN: 0-743227492.
Condition: Fine (as new)Book ID: 68977More details Price: $14.50
GREAT WHITE FATHERS: The Story of the Obsessive Quest to Create Mount Rushmore.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: PublicAffairs, (2002). First edition - A blend of travelogue, history and biography, this is an account of how "Rushmore was conceived and built, and why controversy surrounded the project from the start. [It] is about the meaning of public art, the rise of automobile tourism, and the development of kitsch culture. At its center is Rushmore's feisty sculptor Gutzon Borglum, who waged an energetic campaign on behalf of his artistic vision and then carved the faces of four presidents into a mountainside. Taliaferro discusses every conceivable aspect of the monument, from the filming of Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (a minor hullabaloo) to the Native American activists who have threatened it." Photographs, bibliographic notes. 440 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 85879More details Price: $21.50
HIS EXCELLENCY: George Washington.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - An excellent biography of Washington, as a young man, general, and president, one which 'eloquently conveys the magnitude of Washington's accomplishments.' (NY Times). Photographs, notes, index. xiv, 320 pp. ISBN: 1-400040310.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.Book ID: 54914More details Price: $20.00
THE KENNEDY IMPRISONMENT: A Meditation on Power.
Edition: First edition.
Boston: Little, Bown, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - A retrospective look at the history of the Kennedy family. Index. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-316-943851.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped)Book ID: 61089More details Price: $18.00