1866 - Six Months at the White House With Abraham Lincoln, First Edition
By F. B. Carpenter
Published 1866, First Edition
Hurd and Houghton, Publishers, New York
Very Rare Book. A memoir by the author as he resided in the White House for six months with this being his daily observations & experiences of Abraham Lincoln post the recent ending of the Civil War. The author was hired by the president to paint a portrait his portrait which still hangs in the White House today.
In a dark red cloth with gilt detail to spine, embossed detail to both boards, binding tight, clean pages, some foxing/tanning, 359pp. Very good antiquarian condition.
Size: 4.5” x 7”