Good. No dust jacket. This item is signed by author or other contributors. The cover image and date may vary. Possible defects such as light shelving wear may exist. May have minor creasing, writing, stickers and/or residue. COAS Books, A Bookstore for Everyone. Buy with confidence-Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Fine. No Jacket. Small 4to 425 pp, list of b&w illustrations, foreword, Writing a New Lincoln Book Is an Adventure; Book I. The Approach: I. The African Cruise; II. "I Tremble for My Country"--Thomas Jefferson; III. The Paranoid Generation; IV. Gathering Storm; V. Thunder in the West; VI. Harbingers of the Hurricane. Book II. The Speech: VII. Bloomington, Illinois, May 28 and 29, 1856; VIII. The Convention; IX. Nick of Time; X. Afar Off, Lincoln Glimpses the White House; XI. What Did Lincoln Say? ; XII. Pros and Cons; XIII. The Cunningham Version and Others; XIV. Reconstructing the Lost Speech; XV. "Like Avengin' Fire"; XVI. Probing the "Miraculous Legend"; XVII. Did Lincoln Purposely "Lose" His Greatest Speech? ; XVIII. "His Greatest Oration"; XIX. A Politician Without A Party; XX. Party and Leader Find Each Other; XXI. The Republican Party Emerges; notable men who attended the convention, notes, sources, appreciations and acknowledgments, index, about the book. First Edition, 1967. Inked name on ffep, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, and red top text block edge. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in U.S. History~
Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket. Bookplate of Lincoln collector, Joseph Steinberg, on the front pastedown. An invitation inviting Steinberg to the reception initiating the publication of the book is laid in with its original envelope. Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Stated first edition. Signed and inscribed by author. Full red cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (red), red endpapers. Illustrated with color frontispiece, and several B&W plates. Volume shows only light shelf-wear, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket lightly chipped and worn at head of spine and tops of panels, heel of spine lightly stained, else near fine. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. Small 4to 9"-11" tall. 425 pp. Signed by Author.
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