Item #3137 First Lady From Plains. Rosalynn Carter.

First Lady From Plains

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. First Edition / Limited Edition of 750. Quarter ivory linen and ivory paper cover with RC on front and titling on spine in gilt. SIGNED "Rosalynn Carter" on publisher's tipped-in limited page. 6" x 9" pp. xii 2-370 with 16 pp of B&W photos. Book is in fine condition, clean and firm, jacket is very good with some rubbing along front edge, corners and spine, now appropriately protected in mylar cover.

Rosalynn Carter (Aug. 18, 1927) is the wife of Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States. She served as First Lady from 1977 - 1981. She has always been active in community life and became politically active with Jimmy's first election to the State House in 1962. As First Lady she championed many causes but especially mental health and awareness issues. Fine / VG. Item #3137

"Before Jimmy's inauguration, the press had painted us as country farm people who would bring gingham and square dances to the White House. We did. Sometimes. But we also brought a parade of America's greatest classical talent and some of the most elegant events ever held to the White House". (p. 213).

Price: $150.00

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