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Lincoln Day By Day 1809 - 1839 : Being the Day-by Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln from February 12, 1809 to December 31, 1839

By Pratt, Harry E.

Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Samped name of former onwer on lower part of the flyleaf. 256 p. w/ maps, introduction, appendix, index. Indented tabs for each year and the appendix.

$60.00

Orville H. Browning : Lincoln's Friend and Critic. Indiana University Publications Social Science Series No. 16

By Baxter, Maurice

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1957. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to wear to edges and corners of covers. A bit of soiling to covers. Pages -very sightly- browned at edges. 351 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed biography of this important diarist, laywer, and politician of the Lincoln and Johnson era, drawing in part on the "informative, though sometimes wearisome" diary (from the intro) as well and many, many other sources. Uncommon.

$70.00

Rocks on Which Our Republic Rests : a Discourse at Temple Keneseth Israel parts I & II. Our Pulpit - Sunday Discourses Vol XXI Feb 16th and 23rd 1908 Nos 17-18.

By Krauskopf, Rabbi Joseph

Philadelphia: Oscar Klonower, 1908. First edition. Bound pamphlet in hardcover. Very Good. Octavo (standard size) pamphlets attractively bound in greencloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original covers bound in for both issues. Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and red stamp with similar information on cover of first issue. No other library marks. Slight wear and fading to edges and covers of boards. Covers of both issues have some wear to edges and soiling to covers. Both issues have also been lightly creased lengthwise. Both issues have 10 p. each with additional 2 p. of ads. Each also has ads inside the front cover and on front and back covers. An essay By Rabbi Krauskopf on the patriotism and strengths of the American republic, drawing on the lives of Lincoln and Washington. Originally from Prussia, Krauskopf (1858-1923) emigrated alone in 1872 at the age of 14. He attended the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati along with the University of Cincinnati, graduating in 1883 and becoming a Rabbi the same year. He was a tireless advocate of Reform Judaism in the US, and was an important advocate for the Jewish Publication Society. He later founded the National Farm School, which today contines to exist as Delaware Valley College. Uncommon.

$40.00

Proceedings at the Twenty-Third Annual Lincoln Dinner of the Republican Club of the City of New York held at the Waldorf-Astoria Friday February 12th, 1909 Celebrating the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln

New York, NY: The Republican Club of the City of New York. Printed by Jacques and Co. , 1909. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good. Octavo in blue cloth with bright gilt lettering to covers. Slight wear to edgs and corners. Small tear in binding at top of back board. Slight soiling to covers and edges of text. Small circular pencil mark on pastedown. 72 p. Contains the speeches of a number of notables, including scientist and African American activist Booker T. Washington, Representative and Senator Theodore E. Burton (then living in NY City and working in banking) who worked under Teddy Roosevelt and co-sponsored the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, Congressman James Francis Burke who founded the organization (American Republican College League) that became the College Republicans, and Rev. Howard Duffield of the "Old First" Presbyterian Church in NY City, who had addressed the group on at least one earlier Lincoln dinner. According to a NY Times article after the event, Washington's speech was very well recieved though Burton's toast to President Roosevelt was less well received than the mention of President elect Taft. Uncommon and of particular interest to those who collect Booker T. Washington, New York, or Republican Party material.

$70.00

Abraham Lincoln : An Oration

By Burton, John E.

Wisconsin, probably Lake Geneva: the author, 1903. First edition. Bound pamphlet, hardcover. . Very Good. Octavo sized pamphlet attractively bound in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original red covers to pamphlet bound in. Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and red stamp with similar information on pamphlet cover. No other library marks. Slight wear to board. 23 p. w/frontis of Lincoln and an image of the author with his facsimile signature at end. A signed, limited edition of 50 copies this work also exists in blue covers. Based on a Chataqua Circle talk by the author in 1896. The oration focuses on the faith and Christian qualities of the late President, Much use of text in italic form, where the author wanted more emphasis on his own words. Burton (1847 - 1930) was a mining magnate in Wisconson, with great interests in Central America and the Nome area of Alaska, spurred on by the gold rush there. Burton also had a large library of over 11,000 items and its contents were noted in 1902 catalog. Hundreds of the works were about Lincoln. On a related note, Burton's 1888 portrait was painted by none other than Frank Carpenter, well known for his painting of the presentation of the Emancipation Proclamation if Lincoln's Cabinet. (Harrison, NOME AND SEWARD PENINSULA, p. 269).

$65.00

Abraham Lincoln : Man and Statesman (Abridged)

By Pickens, William

[ New York ] : the author, 1930. First edition thus. Bound pamphlet in hardcover. Very Good. Octavo (standard size) pamphlet attractively bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original covers to pamphlet bound in. Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and red stamp with similar information on cover of pamphlet. No other library marks. Slight wear to edges and covers of boards. 15 p. with blurbs on back cover of pamphlet. A shorter version of this essay originally published in 1910 to some acclaim. Pickens (1881 - 1954) was well educated and an active member of the NAACP as a Field Secretary. He was involved in both the Marcus Garvy and Scottsboro cases. His work here focuses on the importance of race in Lincoln's presidency, Lincoln's change of views regarding African Americans, and Lincoln's efforts to bring others to change as well. Uncommon.

$50.00

Abraham Lincoln

By An Oxford M. A.

Portsmouth, UK: Portsmouth Times Printing Works, Holbrook & Son Ltd. , ca. 1918, though spine states 1920. . First edition. Bound pamphlet in hardcover. Very Good. Small pamphlet attractively bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Original brown covers to pamphlet bound in. Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and red stamp with similar information on cover of pamphlet. No other library marks. Slight wear to edges and covers of boards. 27 p. A short biography of Lincoln, drawing parallels with the Allies' fight in WWI and noting America's recent entrance in the war. It is also glaringly wrong regarding the Appomattox surrender in the brief paragraph it has regarding the event. We imagine American History was not his field of study.

$30.00

Abraham Lincoln

By Delahay, M. W.

New York, NY: Daniel H. Newhall, 1939. Limited ed. Pamphlet in hardcover tray. Good. Small pamphlet set in an attractively bound green cloth tray with gilt lettering to spine. Pamphlet is secured by three flaps. "Edition limited to 150 copies, reprinted from the unique broadside, issued by M.W. Delahay, Leavenworth, Kansas, about 1870." Original broadside was titled "The life and character of Abraham Lincoln. A lecture by Hon. M.W. Delahay, of Leavenworth, Kansas." Only slightly ex-library with a library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and inside first board of tray and red stamp with similar information on cover of pamphlet. No other library marks. Slight wear to edges and covers of boards of tray. Pamphlet shows some fading at edges with small tears at staples. [ 16 ] p. Delahay was a political ally and friend of Lincoln, and helped found the Republican party in Kansas. He gained a seat on the US District Court for Kansas through a recess appointment by Lincoln in 1863 and was confirmed in early 1864. However, he was eventually impeached for drunkeness on and off the bench. He resigned in 1873 before any trial. SIGNED and inscribed thusly by the publisher, NY bookseller Daniel Newhall on the ffep: "The broadside from which this was reprinted was found among the Herndon-Weir (sp?) papers. I never heard of another, so, it may be unique. June 14, 1939 D. H. Newhall".

$105.00

The Heart of Hope

By Darling, Jasper T.

Published by the author, 1909. First edition. Hardcover in blue cloth binding. Very Good in Wraps in hardcover binding without dust jacket. Octavo. Only slightly ex-library with an attractive library Civil War collection bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and another stamp with less but similar information on title page. Light wear to edges of boards with some scuffing to covers including light stainmarks on back cover. Author's name written in pencil on front fly page by previous owner. Pamphlet itself is green stiff wrappers that are browned along edges. Page edges are foxed. 32 pages. A lecture given by the author, an important member of the Grand Army of the Republic in Illinois, to various commemorative gatherings in illinois on the centenary of Lincoln's birth.

$60.00

Abraham Lincoln : an Address Delivered Before the Men's League of the Broadway Tabernacle Church of New York Feb. 10th 1902 by Edward A. Sumner of the New York Bar

By Sumner, Edward A. [ Arthur ]

New York, NY: The Tandy-Thomas Company, 1910. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Thin octavo (standard size). In grey cloth with black lettering on cover, ruled in black. Wear to edges and corners, but not worn through at any point. Corners bumped. Soiling and spotting to covers. Endpapers a bit yellowed, and a light half circle discoloration at heel of content pages, which are otherwise in very nice condition. The last quarter of the pages are unopened (still attached at foredge to next page). 31 p. The book ends with the lyrics to the Battle Hymn of the Republic.

$90.00

Special Joint Session of the New Jersey Senate and the General Assembly Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Historic Appearance Before the Legislature February 21, 1861.

By [ Mearns, David C. ]

Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Civil War Centennial Commission, 1961. First edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. Some wear to edges and corners, with light browning at edges. 28 p. w/ proclamation reproduced on inside cover, illustrations, program, list of guests, and 2 short pieces about New Jersey and the war. Includes a reprint from the April 1959 Proceedings of tthe New Jersey Historical Society of an article by David C. Mearns titled "Who in Triumph Advances", about Lincoln's visit after his successful run for President..

$20.00

Lincoln Group Papers : Twelve Addresses Delivered Before the Lincoln Group of Chicago on Varied Aspects of Abraham Lincoln's Life and Interests. Second Series.

By The Lincoln Group

Chicago: J. Henri Ripstra, 1945. First edition. Hardcover in blue cloth binding. Good without dust jacket. Octavo. Wear and light rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers, heavier bump on upper corner of front cover. Some light scuffing and spotting to covers. Page edges are lightly browned and foxed. Inscribed by publisher, J. Henri Ripstra, the founder of the Lincoln group of Chicago, to previous owner on title page. 231 pages with footnotesand index. A collection of essays on aspects of Lincoln's life fincluding his time in Illinois, his presidency, the influences on him, and his friends.

$100.00

Lincoln Life Sketches in Verse and Prose

By Newkirk, Garrett

New York, NY: Duffield and Company, 1920. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Good duodecimo hardcover in green cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to heel of spine and slight chip missing from head of spine. Some scuffing to covers with light stainmark on fore-edge of front cover. Page edges are browned. Crack in binding between front endpapers near head of spine. Light smudge on rear free endpaper. 47 pages.

$50.00

Lincoln and the Preachers.

By Jones, Edgar DeWitt.

New York, NY: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Very good octavo hardcover in good price-clipped dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with a few minor nicks and tears, an inch long tear on fore-edge of front cover, fading along spine, and some scuffing to covers. Gift inscription (not by author) on front free endpaper. Page edges are lightly browned. 203 pages with footnotes and 2 appendices. A study of Lincoln's influence on the various ministers he came into contact with and their influence on him.

$20.00

Lincoln Papers From the Journal of the Illinois Historical Society. 3 vols.

Springfield, IL: Illinois Historical Society, ca. 1912-1936. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good to good in red cloth spines and green cloth boards. Gilt detail and lettering on spine and front covers. "Histosical" - misspelling on cover of v. 3. V. 3 is shorter and has a darker green coth on boards. All volumes show wear to edges and corners, with scuffing to covers. Some soiling to spines. 2 p. have a small chip missing from top edge in v. 1. Hinge starting at front and read endpapers on vol. 3. A collection of articles about Lincoln removed from issues of the Journal by a collectror, who had them bound uniquely and securely but a bit roughly. Bindings are solid on all vols except where noted on v. 3. A great number of topics about or related to Lincoln are included. Extra shipping required as this is a 3 vol. set.

$105.00

Abraham Lincoln Quarterly Volume II : March 1943 - December 1943.

By Abraham Lincoln Association

Springfield, IL.: Abraham Lincoln Association / R. R. Donnelly and Sons, [1943].. First edition. Very good thick octavo in red cloth. Spine slightly faded, slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Page edges have foxing and some browning. Some lines in pencil. 394 p. w/ illustrations, and a table of contents and index produced especially for this volume. All issues of volume II of the Quarterly, bound WITH their covers, in very sturdy and attractive paper. The Quarterly superseded the Abraham Lincoln Bulletin, which began n 1923. Includes articles by Harry Pratt, F. Lauriston Bullard, Paul Angle, Logan Hay, Howard Peckham, J. G. Randall, James Daugherty, Thomas Starr, and others.

$75.00

Iowa and the First Nomination of Abraham Lincoln. with 3 other works : Republican Presidential Preliminaries in Iowa 1859-1860, The Republican State Convention, and James W. Grimes versus the Southrons.

By Herriott, Frank Irving

Des Moines, IA: Annals of Iowa, ca. 1905 - 1910. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good octavo in red cloth spines and green cloth boards. Gilt detail and lettering on spine and front covers. Some wear to edges and corners, and scuffing to covers. Some soiling to spine and top of page edges. approx 250 p. A bound collection of 4 longer articles by Herriott about Lincoln and another politician of the time, with 2 versions of the first work on the Nomination, the second being considerably larger. All articles appear to have come from the Annals of Iowa journal.

$60.00