Ruffles and Flourishes: The warm and tender story of a simple girl who found adventure in the White House. Liz CARPENTER.

Ruffles and Flourishes: The warm and tender story of a simple girl who found adventure in the White House.

Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1970. Hardcover. Small 4to. Burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering. xv, 341pp. Illustrations. Very good. Spine ever-so-faintly sunned; inoffensive small stain to outer page edges. Item #45181

A tight, fairly attractive first edition of this memoir by the White House insider and beloved White House correspondent (1920-2010), inscribed and signed by her large and bold in black fineline on front flyleaf: "Chicago / 1970 / For Nancy and Adlai -- / in hopes they enjoy / reading this book as / much as I enjoyed / living it -- / And perhaps sharing / the joys and bruises / of campaigning in the / whistlestop chapter -- / Liz Carpenter." Adlai E. Stevenson III (b. 1930) had just became Democratic senator of Illinois at this time, serving until 1981.

Price: $50.00

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