Lincoln Campaign Newspaper Facsimilies
Lincoln Campaign Newspapers
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THE RAILSPLITTER FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF 1860. Chicago: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, 1950. Limited edition of 150 sets, folio (19” x 14” approximate), with gold stamped buckram slipcase.
Facsimile reproduction on fine quality rag paper of the famous campaign newspaper that was to help elect Abraham Lincoln to the Presidency in 1860. Facsimiles of all thirteen issues, with introduction by Ralph G. Newman. Original sets of The Railsplitter are unobtainable.
CAMPAIGN PLAIN DEALER AND POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY ADVOCATE. PICTORIAL PLAIN DEALER FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 1860. Lincoln, IL: 1960. Approximately 14” x 18”.
Commemorative facsimile reprint of the 1860 illustrated newspaper supporting Stephen A. Douglas’ presidential campaign. Produced for the centennial of the election.
Pages in as new condition, in original packaging; Protective envelope significantly shipped and folded with very light loss.
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