Menus And Recipes From The White House
Doubleday, 1998. FIRST EDITION, thus. Near fine in original near fine dustjacket. Cream cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. Profusely illustrated, mostly in color. Includes recipes and menus from the JFK White House by Chef Rene Verdon. Index. Author Letitia Baldrige was the social secretary during the Kennedy presidential years and is one of the leading experts on manners and etiquette. Baldrige also planned all the Kennedy administration's major state functions and entertainment needs. This book has chapters on their engagements with Grace of Monaco, Pierre Casels; Andre Malraux etc etc. Book is beautifully signed on half title page "Great memories inside! Letitia Baldrige". Wonderful addition to any collection or would make an exceptional gift. 144 pages.