Lot 269: 14 Books (3 signed) Art, Furniture, White House...
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [White House/Art/Design] 14 Titles + 1 Prospectus. Provenance: Rex Scouten Collection of White House Americana. Scouten served 10 Presidents from Truman to Clinton, including time as a Secret Service agent, Chief Usher of the White House, and White House Curator. ++ Roland Mesnier. A SWEET WORLD OF WHITE HOUSE DESSERTS. White House Historical Association, (2011). Half title signed did it with Price/ Rol Meisner, with a Chefs hat on the Rol. ++ Cathy Miller. DRIED FLOWERS. Signed and inscribed to Scouten on 1st leaf. ++ Sue Gentry, Mary Sue Luff, and Martha Milton. A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI. (1992). Title page signed Mary Sue & John Luff, probably by a single person, and it is not clear which editor. ++ 11 others, unsigned. Furniture, art, Jackie Kennedy, White House, other subjects. ++ 8vo/4to. 13 hardcover (mostly in dj), 1 booklet and the prospectus are softcover. Sold with all faults. 4.2 Lb.