Six Months at the White House With Abraham Lincoln


This antique hardcover book is bound in brown cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the spine. Covers are worn; some foxing to endpapers; bookplate from a private, 19th-century library on front inner board. Inside pages somewhat browned, but mostly clean. The author recounts his impressions from time spent in the White House in 1864 while studying Lincoln in preparation for painting a portrait of the president. 359 pages; approx. 5"x7".



  • Six Months at the White House With Abraham Lincoln: The Story of a Picture
  • F.R. Carpenter
  • Hurd and Houghton, 1866
  • First edition