First edition of The Living White House, signed by Senator Claude D. Peppers of Florida. Octavo, 143pp. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, wear along top edge, reinforced top edge, light shelf wear. Inscribed by Senator Claude Pepper, dated November 1967.
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.