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Lincoln Imagery, Rufus Wilson, Lincoln in Caricature, Ltd. Ed.

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Rufus Wilson’s Lincoln in Caricature is considered one of the finest books examining the drawn and sometimes satirical images of Abraham Lincoln.

This collection of caricatures and cartoons drawn in the 1860s that provides new insights into the era of Lincoln and his contemporaries. The provides the historical background of each picture, with a great variety of stories and anecdotes. Among the artists are Thomas Nast, Matt Morgan, Frank Bellew, Louis Maurer, and Sir John Tenniel.

“This collection of cartoons, both pro- and anti-Lincoln, with full explanatory comment, recreates graphically the political tensions of Lincoln’s time”

Minor water spotting, Very Good.

Angle, Paul. Lincoln in Caricature: 165 Poster Cartoons and Drawings for the Press. Elmira, N.Y. 1945. 327p.,  ltd. ed. 376/600, illus. with 163 plates, cloth.

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 12 × 6 in