Ryan, William; Guinness, Desmond.
The White House:. An Architectural History.
New York: McGraw Hill, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Arguably the strongest examination of the architectural history through the Carter administration (Hoban to Jefferson to McKim Mead). From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted. Inscription is from the elder Sadler to his son. Guinness was a good friend of Sadler and collaborator on several books. Exceptional laid in material. A handsome copy. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ. Item #4861 Ownership signature at front pastedown, gift inscription on half-title, else tight, bright and unumarred. DJ shows very minor shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Beige cloth boards, blue ink lettering, red endpages. 4to. 196pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). A significant amount of related ephemera laid in (clippings, plans, notes, slides, 1 original photograph of the "Red Room" (marked Official Photograph, The White House...Not to be reproduced without permission...Please credit "White House Collection" at the rear)).