Albert Beveridge, Abraham Lincoln: 1809-1858 1st Ed.


Presentation Copy from Historian Worthington Chauncey Ford to Noted Lincoln Collector Oliver R. Barrett

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Albert Beveridge’s Abraham Lincoln in 1st edition.

One of the truly classic Lincoln biographies, and perhaps the best chronicle of the pre-presidential years.  Unfortunately, the author died before he cold get Lincoln to the White House, and the account ends with the last debate with Douglas.

Presentation copy from historian Worthington Chauncey Ford (The Writings of George Washington) to noted Lincoln collector Oliver R. Barrett; w/ Autograph Note signed, on Union League Club of Chicago correspondent card, w/ envelope, from Ford to Barrett.

Lt. rub., bump., scuff. & mottling, more so on vol. II; lt. shaken hngs., more so, vol. II; else v.g., bright.

Beveridge, Albert.  ABRAHAM LINCOLN:  1809-1858.  Boston and New York:  1928.  1st ed., 2 vols. (607p.; 740p.), fts., plates. M2999, Howes B-408