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Abraham Lincoln Commission Front

Abraham Lincoln, Military Commission, Signed

Lincoln Appointment, Fascinating Backstory!

Abraham Lincoln signature on a Military Commission for a soldier who rode with John Brown, and headed the first brigade ... Read More

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Books & Pamphlets VIEW ALL

Copland Lincoln Portrait

Aaron Copland, Lincoln Portrait, Full Score, ...

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John Surratt Pamphlet

John H. Surratt, Life, Trial and ...

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Abraham Lincoln Commission Front

Abraham Lincoln, Military Commission, Signed

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Keene Costume Fragment

Abraham Lincoln Assassination, Laura Keene Costume ...

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Elizabeth Leonard, Benjamin Franklin Butler, 1st ed.

Elizabeth Leonard
Benjamin Franklin Butler, 1st ed.
05/24/2022

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Take a Break With History airs live on our Facebook Page, the first and third Friday of the month, at 1pm (C). If you can’t watch live, visit the page when you’d like to watch. You can take a break with history anytime!

 

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Independent Book Store Day

Join us for Independent Bookstore Day, Saturday, April 30. We will be open our regular hours, 10am - 4pm. We'll have a special display of Lincoln books and feature some Chicago items. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc is part of the Chicagoland Bookstore Crawl. The crawl allows participants to earn discounts on in-print books for the entire year! Learn more ... Read More

Elizabeth Leonard, Benjamin Franklin Butler, 1st ed.
A House Divided

Elizabeth LeonardBenjamin Franklin Butler, 1st ed.

Airdate: 05/24/2022 @ 3:30 pm

This program airs live on the book shop’s Facebook page. If you order before or during the program, you will receive a special “Day of Release” bookplate signed by author, Elizabeth Leonard. Benjamin Franklin Butler was one of the most important and controversial military and political leaders of the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Remembered most often for his uncompromising administration of the ... Read More

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Ends of War

2022 Lincoln Prize

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has awarded the 2022 Lincoln Prize to Carolyn Janney, for the book Ends of War. Carolyn Janney joined us on A House Divided to talk about the book in September, 2021. You can watch the episode on The House Divided page.  We have a few first editions available. These include signed bookplates. Order your ... Read More

Top Hat and Umbrella

The Latest Book List & Catalog

Our stock of antiquarian books is larger than we can feature on the website. During usual times, we would have customers visiting the shop and these books would be finding ... Read More

Lincoln’s Fly

This morning the media is all "abuzz" about a certain interloper to last night's vice presidential debate. Although much less common than cats on a playing field, the fly is no ... Read More

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop Virtual Visit

You can have a Personal Shopping Experience via Zoom with Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. A curated, exclusive, personal shopping experience with our knowledgeable staff provides a safe and convenient opportunity ... Read More

Abraham Lincoln carte O-58 variant

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 ... Read More

Take a Break with History

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