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Alexander Hamilton, Autograph Letter, Signed

First Treasurer Wants an Accounting

Alexander Hamilton requests an accounting of funds from William Carmichael, ESQ. In full: To: “William Carmichael Esquire / Charge de Affairs of ... Read More


Books & Pamphlets VIEW ALL

Lakeside Classics An Entire Set!

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James Longstreet, Salesman’s Sample for From ...

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George Washington, Autograph Letter, Signed

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Abraham Lincoln, Life Mask and Hands, ...

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David Powell

The Atlanta Campaign: Volume 1 Dalton to Cassville May 1-19 1864

Airdate: 07/27/2024 @ 3:30 pm c
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Take a Break With History: image of Lincoln

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!


Special Announcements

Open for Business!

Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. is officially open for business! The construction is finished, the furniture is back in place and we are ready for visitors. We are all very happy to be an Open Shop again. We would like to thank all our customers for their support and good wishes during this difficult time.  Please stop by and say Hello if ... 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