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Seale | William [Lawrence L. Knutson]

The President’s House

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Signed deluxe edition of The President’s House: A History by William Seale, from the collection of presidential history and journalist, Lawrence L. Knutson.

Octavo, [two volumes], xx, [2], 601pp; xiii, [2], 602-1224pp. Full beige morocco, title in gilt on spine, embossed illustration on front cover of both volumes. Silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Decorative raised bands on spine, with light sunning to spines. Housed in the publisher’s slipcase. Both volumes appear unread.

This work is from a limited edition of 1500 copies, this being numbered 425. Volume I was inscribed by the author on March 13, 2008, during a White House Historical Association seminar on the life of White House architect James Hoban, held in the Decatur House on Lafayette Square.

This set is from the private collection of Journalist and presidential historian Lawrence L. Knutson, presented to him in 2002 upon his retirement after 37 years with the Associated Press. In retirement, he authored “Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations” in 2014, an in-depth history of presidential retreats.

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Washington DC


White House Historical Association


Deluxe Limited Edition

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Leather bound


Near Fine


Seale | William [Lawrence L. Knutson]


[Lawrence L. Knutson]

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