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Frederick H. Meserve, 357 Original Cartes ...

A Unique Collection-From the Meserve Family

An Unusual Gathering  Of Civil War Images Each Derived From a Mathew Brady Original Glass Plate Arranged For His Daughter, Dorothy Frederick H. ... Read More


Books & Pamphlets VIEW ALL

Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt, ed., While Father ...

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Allen Guelzo, Our Ancient Faith, 1st ...

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Other Material VIEW ALL

Robert Barnwell Rhett Carte de Visite, ...

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Abraham Lincoln, Carte de Visite of ...

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Jonathan White

Shipwrecked and My Day With Abe Lincoln

Airdate: 03/14/2024 @ 3:30 pm c
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Special Announcements

Open for Business via Phone, Internet, ...

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. is open for your phone and internet orders and queries. We are limited in our ability to see people in the shop. If you would like to visit, please call to make an appointment. If you are looking for something special, or would like to order from the catalog, booklist or need other help, please get ... Read More

The Latest Book List January 2024

We endeavor to offer a new Book List every month, depending on our workload in the shop. The link to the latest list is below. The Catalogs are below the Book List. Below that, you will find our Bibliographies. When ordering, please be prepared to provide the month and year of the list, along with the item number, author and title.  Join ... Read More


A Look at Lakeside Classics

Richard Robert Donnelley opened his Chicago printing company in 1864. In 1870, he changed the name to Lakeside Printing and Publishing Company. Rising from the ashes of the 1871 fire, by 1901 they moved into their own building. Located in today's Printer's Row neighborhood, the building is architect Howard Van Doren Shaw's very first design of a commercial building. The ... Read More

Top Hat and Umbrella
Alphonso Iannelli Abraham Lincoln Bust

Iannelli Bust to Be Reproduced, Displayed ...

One of the most rewarding parts of our jobs here are Abraham Lincoln Book Shop is the opportunity to find the right homes for the objects that come through the ... 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

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 ... Read More

Daniel R. Weinberg

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop Featured in ...

Take a look at today's Chicago Tribune article and accompanying video about Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. Owner and President, Daniel Weinberg shares insights about the shop, our new Authors Voice® program ... Read More