Lot 255
  • 255

[Lincoln, Abraham]

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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16,250 USD
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Description

  • Ida M. Tarbell. The Life of Abraham Lincoln.<em> New York: Doubleday & McClure 1900</em>
2 vols. in 4, 4to (9 7/8 x 7 1/4 in.; 248 x 184 mm). Later crushed blue morocco, evidently bound for the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, whose logo is gilt on the rear covers, front covers gilt with facsimile of Lincoln's signature, inside front covers with recessed panel, each inset with an original miniature painting under glass (young Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Lincoln and Tad, bearded Lincoln) by Gertrude L. Pew after Brady photographs, rear inside covers with recessed panel, each inset with crossed miniature rifles, blue moiré silk linings, spines gilt, edges gilt; a few covers lightly scuffed. Blue morocco folding-cases; cases rubbed and broken.
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