John and Jacqueline Kennedy Signed book The White House

30 Oct

Signed book: The White House. Special limited edition, numbered 97/100. Washington, DC: The White House Historical Association, 1962. Hardcover, 7 x 10.25, 129 pages. Signed on the colophon in blue ballpoint, “To Eve, with affection and appreciation, Jackie, December 25, 1962,” and signed in fountain pen, “and Jack.” Autographic condition: fine. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy oversaw the publication of this guide to the Executive Mansion as part of her restoration and preservation of the White House, releasing a softcover version for the general public with the intent of spreading knowledge of the house’s historic importance. Limited edition examples were specially bound for the Kennedys to give as Christmas gifts; in addition to this version, there was a red leatherbound edition limited to 75. A wonderful piece from the Kennedy White House. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.


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