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    John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy Inscribed Limited Edition Copy of The White House. Washington: White House Historical Association, 1962. 8vo, 134 pages. Limited to 75 copies of which this is number 45. JFK has inscribed this copy on the limitation page: "For Michael Forrestal/With warm personal regards/John Kennedy/Christmas 1962" below which Jackie has signed simply "Jacqueline Kennedy." Forrestal (1927-1989) was Kennedy's national security advisor during his brief administration and served as a senior member of the National Security Council until 1965. Bound in red leather with gilt border. Forrestal's initials are found in gilt in the lower right corner of the front board. Boards and spine are lightly worn.

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