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Lincoln's Fifth Wheel: The Political History of the United States Sanitary Commission (SIGNED) by  William Quentin Maxwell - Signed First Edition - 1956 - from Schroeder's Book Haven (SKU: E2412)

Lincoln's Fifth Wheel: The Political History of the United States Sanitary Commission (SIGNED)

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Lincoln's Fifth Wheel: The Political History of the United States Sanitary Commission (SIGNED)

by Maxwell, William Quentin

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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New York: Longmans, Green & Compan, 1956. 1st ed. [Stated].. Hardcover. Good+/No Jacket. 372 pages. Political struggles to set up agency to provide care for sick and battle-field wounded during the Civil War. Signed by the author on page specially bound in. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Biographical notes, bibliography, index. First edition. Good+/No Jacket. Tight, owner bookplate. Clean, square corners. Spine ends worn. Item #: E2412.

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Bookseller
Schroeder's Book Haven US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
E2412
Title
Lincoln's Fifth Wheel: The Political History of the United States Sanitary Commission (SIGNED)
Author
Maxwell, William Quentin
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st ed. [Stated].
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longmans, Green & Compan
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1956
Pages
372
Keywords
Civil War Politics Medical History - US Signed Autographed Signed by Author
Bookseller catalogs
CIVIL WAR;

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About Schroeder's Book Haven

We are an Open Shop located in the Historic District of League City, Texas, midway between Houston and Galveston. We have served Colleges and Libraries since 1967 and opened to the Public in 1992 in a renovated c.1911 house built by Judge J.S. Scott and his wife, Pearl. Our Store specialty is Texana, both new and out-of-print. We also have a good selection of General Stock, with emphasis in Western Americana, Art, Architecture and History. We provide complete ordering services for in-print titles and diligently search for the hard-to-find or out-of-print title you desire. Feel free to visit our shop Tues-Fri 10-6; Thurs Noon-8, Sat 10-4 Central Time. Closed Sunday & Monday.

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