Book Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket
Edition: Second Edition
Publisher: Washington, DC: White House Historical Association in Cooperation With the National Geographic Society, c1979.
A second edition in Near Fine condition with some shelfwear and adhesive residue on the front flyleaf in a Good dust-jacket with screasing, scuffing and tears to the surfaces and edges.
The First Ladies is a comprehensive and revealing history of the wives of America's presidents. From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, Klapthor traces the lives and legacies of these extraordinary women, from their earliest days in the pre-Revolutionary era to the present. Klapthor offers a fascinating and often-unseen look at how first ladies have influenced American history and culture, from their roles in presidential administrations to their personal lives. With insightful analysis and lively writing, The First Ladies is an essential volume for anyone interested in American history and the women who have shaped it.; 8vo ; 86 pages.