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The Prairie President: Living Through the Years with Lincoln, 1809-1861 by  Raymond WARREN - Signed First Edition - 1930 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

The Prairie President: Living Through the Years with Lincoln, 1809-1861

by WARREN, Raymond

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Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, 1930. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth with gilt spine lettering and front board medallion. xxv, 427pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Very good. Faint binding edgewear, though internally fine, tight and bright. A handsome first edition of this popular biography, inscribed and signed large and bold by the author in brown ink in the year of publication on the front flyleaf: "Cordially / Raymond Warren / Nov 12, 1930." MONAGHAN 3238.


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