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A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1845

Sidney Blumenthal will join us at the MWABA Book Fair on Saturday. Sidney’s latest book,  A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1849, is the first in a projected four-volume series that will detail Lincoln’s life like never before.  This is a great opportunity for you to get a signed, first edition copy of … Continue reading A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1845

Moving In!

We are happy to report after an exhaustive search and a little construction, the moving vans have left, our Avard Fairbanks bust has a distinctive place in the shop and we are starting to unpack and work toward getting the shop open. So, what have we been doing beside that?  Launching a new business of … Continue reading Moving In!

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Houston, Samuel. Manuscript Letter, Signed.

Houston, Samuel. Manuscript Letter, signed (“Sam Houston” with an elaborate paraph).  Washington (DC):  7 February 1854.  To:  C. Bolton Esq., 56 Chesnutt Street, Philad., Pa.  7-3/4 x 9-2/4 in.; 1p. While serving as U.S. Senator from Texas (1845-59), Houston sends his autograph to a collector:  “…(I) am happy to comply with your request.”  Mr. Bolton was … Continue reading Houston, Samuel. Manuscript Letter, Signed.

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