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Bill Adler (editor). America's First Ladies: Their Uncommon Wisdom, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Taylor Trade. 2002. 236pp.

Carl Sferrazza Anthony. First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and Their Power, 1789-1961. HarperCollins. 1992. 685pp.

Sol Barzman. The First Ladies. New York: Cowles Book Company. 1970. 370pp.

Maurine H. Beasley. First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age. Northwestern University Press. 2005. 335pp.

Betty Boyd Caroli. First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Oxford University Press. 2003. 447pp.

Mary D. Farrell; Elizabeth Silverthorne. First Ladies of Texas: The First One Hundred Years, 1836-1936. Stillhouse Hollow Publishers. 1976. 427pp.

William O. Foss. First Ladies Quotation Book: A Compendium of Provocative, Tender, Witty, and Important Words from the Presidents' Wives. Barricade Books. 1999. 306pp.

Marian Fowler. Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj. Viking Press. 1987. 337pp. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton, and Mary Curzon.

Myra G. Gutin. The President's Partner: The First Lady in the Twentieth Century. Greenwood Press. 1989. 195pp.

Marguerite Hancock. Colonial Consorts: Wives of Victoria's Governors, 1839-1900. Melbourne University Publishing. 2001. 360pp.

Bill Harris. The First Ladies Fact Book: The Stories of the Women of the White House from Martha Washington to Laura Bush. Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. 2005. 725pp.

Diana Dixon Healy. America's First Ladies: Private Lives of the Presidential Wives. New York: Atheneum. 1988. 254pp.

Cormac O'Brien. Secret Lives of the First Ladies: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the Women of the White House. Quirk Books. 2005. 296pp.

John B. Roberts. Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the Presidency. Citadel Press. 2003. 374pp.

Anita Selzer. Governors' Wives in Colonial Australia. National Library of Australia. 2002. 174pp.

Nancy Kegan Smith; Mary C. Ryan. Modern First Ladies: Their Documentary Legacy. National Archives and Records Administration. 1989. 184pp.

Ruth A. Tucker. First Ladies of the Parish: Historical Portraits of Pastors' Wives. Ministry Resources Library. 1987. 204pp.

Robert P. Watson; Anthony J. Eksterowicz (editor). The Presidential Companion: Readings on the First Ladies. University of South Carolina Press. 2003. 349pp.

Robert P. Watson. First Ladies of the United States: A Biographical Dictionary. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 2001. 327pp.

Robert P. Watson. The Presidents' Wives: Reassessing the Office of First Lady. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 2000. 261pp.

Molly Meijer Wertheimer (editor). Leading Ladies of the White House: Communication Strategies of Notable Twentieth-Century First Ladies. Rowman & Littlefield. 2005. 283pp.

Mary Ormsbee Whitton. First First Ladies, 1789-1865: A Study of the Wives of the Early Presidents. Hastings House. 1948. 341pp.

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