First edition of The Living White House, signed by a secretary of President Lyndon Johnson.
Octavo, 143pp. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publishers near fine dust jacket, some toning to spine, light wear along top edge. Signed on the title page by a secretary of President Lyndon Johnson: “With best wishes – Lyndon Johnson.”
Comments: The White House: A Historic Guide was first published in 1962 during the Kennedy Administration. Subsequent administrations have all released a revised version of the book, some utilizing a different title, such as The Living White House. The book returned to the original title of The White House: An Historic Guide in the Carter administration and has remained the same since that time.