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 new homes in collections everywhere. However these are not usual ... Read More
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 ... Read More
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 ... Read More
Beginning March 1, 2022, Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. will be open it's regular business hours. Visitors are required to wear a mask when visiting. Our staff will wear masks during your visit as well.
Our usual business hours are:
Monday By ... Read More
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 to get meaningful gifts for the history lover on your ... Read More
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 stranger to photobombing politicians. Even Abraham Lincoln was not exempt. ... Read More
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 ... Read More
Daniel Weinberg talks about the Lakeside Classics.
Richard Robert Donnelly 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 ... Read More
Recently, we sold this Volk statuette of Abraham Lincoln.
It's hard to not get attached to these things; and we are always a little sad when these beauties move on to a new home. We miss him already!
We have a great ... Read More
30 April 2019
The Midwest Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association is pleased to announce that the Scholarship Application for the Rare Book Seminar at Colorado College is now open.
The scholarship provides for tuition, room and board at the Rare ... Read More