Junior League of Washington
An illustrated history. The city of Washington. Edited by Thomas Froncek.
New York, Alfred A. Knopf 1977.
Price: £10 [convert currency]
4to. 384pp, numerous photo ills. Publisher’s cloth.
An illustrated history of the city of Washington, brought alive by anecdotes and extracts from contemporary newspapers and books, researched and written by the members of the Junior League of Washington, mostly of old Washington families, who were able to draw on their own family archives and to access previously unpublished material from private and public collections.