Special Announcement
A House Divided Presents
Lucas E. Morel
Lincoln and the American Founding

Join us when Daniel Weinberg talks with Lucas Morel about his book, Lincoln and the American Founding. This is a Facebook Live event and will not be streamed here at the shop’s website. In this persuasive work of intellectual history, Lucas E. Morel argues that the most important influence on Abraham Lincoln’s political thought and practice was ... Continue Reading
A House Divided Presents
Carl Guarneri
Lincoln’s Informer

Join us when Daniel Weinberg talks with Carl Guarneri about his book, Lincoln’s Informer: Charles A. Dana and the Inside Story of the Union War. This is a Facebook Live event and will not be streamed here at the shop’s website. In a recent poll of leading historians, Charles A. Dana was named among the “Twenty-Five Most ... Continue Reading
A House Divided Presents
Peter Cozzens
Tecumseh and the Prophet

Join us when Daniel Weinberg talks with Peter Cozzens about his latest book, Tecumseh and the Prophet. The program airs Live on Facebook. The first biography of the great Shawnee leader in more than twenty years, Tecumseh and the Prophet is the first to make clear that his misunderstood younger brother, Tenskwatawa, was an equal ... Continue Reading
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Open – By Appointment Only

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop is open; with some restrictions. We are available By Appointment Only; we are not an Open Shop. We cannot accommodate visitors who do not have an appointment. There will be a limit of only two guests at a time Bring and wear a mask for the entire visit You must wash … Continue reading Open – By Appointment Only

Summer Reading List

Reading is a great way to spend your time during the summer. Whatever you choose to do-visiting the beach, touring in the bubble of an RV, being a armchair tourist, or the simple pleasure of doing nothing at all-getting lost in an interesting book is one of the best ways to enjoy the season. To … Continue reading Summer Reading List

Abraham Lincoln Signatures – A Primer

People are always curious about Abraham Lincoln Signatures. Where do they come from? What makes one example a “starter signature” and another a once-in-a-lifetime find? In our latest video Daniel Weinberg shares examples of some of the most often seen types of Lincoln signatures. He also explains why knowing the differences can enhance your collecting … Continue reading Abraham Lincoln Signatures – A Primer

Shipping Update from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

UPDATE NEW SHIPPING POLICY Due to high shipping volumes, all three carriers UPS, FedEx, and USPS have suspended service guarantees. For the time being, we are shipping USPS parcels via Media Mail or Priority Mail only. UPS Ground is the only choice we are offering for UPS service. Also, as we incur a pick-up charge … Continue reading Shipping Update from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

Quoting Lincoln… or Not…

Abraham Lincoln is one of the world’s most frequent victims of misattributed and inaccurate quotes. From the popular and folksy  “Whatever you are, be a good one”–probably paraphrased and usually attributed to William Makepeace Thackery–to President George H. W. Bush’s repeat of “Here I am-warts and all,” attributed to Oliver Cromwell; it seems everyone wants … Continue reading Quoting Lincoln… or Not…