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Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858

by Beveridge, Albert J

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine. First edition of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858 by Albert J. Beveridge.. Thick octavo, [two volumes], xxviii, [2], 607pp; vii, [3], 741pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Clean text and solid binding. Touch of wear to cloth on Volume II. Complete with frontispiece portrait in each volume and 16 full page black and white illustrations. An attractive set by The Riverside Press. (Monaghan 2999). Albert J. Beveridge started his career as a United States Senator from Indiana. After losing his senate seat, he became a historian, writing The Life of John Marshall. This detailed account of the life of the first Chief Justice won Beveridge a Pulitzer Prize for Biography. His final years were spent writing this book, which worked to demystify the early life of President Abraham Lincoln. After Beveridge's untimely death, the manuscript was handed over to Carl Sandburg for completion.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858
Author
Beveridge, Albert J
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First edition of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1858 by Albert J. Beveridge.
Format/Binding
Cloth
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1928
Keywords
President Abraham Lincoln, 16th President, Hodgenville, KY, White House, American Civil War, The Manuscript Edition, Lincoln: The War Years, Carl Sandburg, Mary Todd Lincoln, Robert Todd Lincoln, Reconstruction,
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