First edition. Signed by the author.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1902. Illustrated with numerous reproductions of portraits, miniatures and residences.
Octavo, original red cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, a signed binding. Fine.
A gossipy (in the better sense of the word) history, centered around the social life of the nation's capital. With an extensive index. [DAB].