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Guidon Books presents:
A Collection of Abraham Lincoln Material

Abraham Lincoln, Political Officials and Politics of the Civil War


 

All books now available on Abraham Lincoln, Political Officals and the Politics of the Civil War are on our new website.

 


Think Anew, Act New: Abraham Lincoln on Slavery, Freedom and Union.

Edited by Dr. Brooks D. Simpson

A selection of Lincoln's writings on race, slavery and emancipation. Harlan Davidson, 1998. Soft cover. $18.95


Guidon Books is pleased to present a monthly discussion group on Civil War topics.  There are no fees or dues, just a willingness to read and discuss the monthly topic in a friendly setting.  Meeting location is Guidon Books, 7109 E. 2nd Street, downtown Scottsdale

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Revised December 19, 2017



  1. SOLD Abraham Lincoln Laughing: Humorous Ancedotes from Original Sources by and about Abraham Lincoln. Edited with an introduction by P. M. Zall with a foreword by Ray Billington. A collection of over three hundred anecdotes with subjects ranging from bedbugs to Yankees to Democrats and wild animals. University of Tennessee Press, 1995. Soft cover. $14.00

  2. SOLD Adams, Henry. The Great Secession Winter of 1860-61 and Other Essays. Edited with an introduction by George Hochfield. A striking picture of politics during the Lincoln and Grant administrations. Sagamore Press, 1958. Dust jacket. $15.00

  3. SOLD Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman. The Perfect Tribute. A fictional account of a dying Confederate soldier's reaction to the Gettysburg Address. Previous owner's stamp on title page. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908. Paper boards. $10.00

  4. SOLD Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Collection of the Illinois State Historical Library. Describes the Lincoln resources. State of Illinois, 1940. Wraps. $10.00

  5. SOLD Angle, Paul M. Lincoln in the Year 1855, [1856, 1857]: Being the Day-by-Day Activities of Abraham Lincoln During That Year. 3 separate volumes. 1st Printing. Abraham Lincoln Association, 1929-1930. Wraps. $30.00

  6. SOLD Babcock, Bernie. The Soul of Ann Rutledge: Abraham Lincoln's Romance. Color frontispiece by Gayle Hoskins. Lacks front endsheet and spine is loose. Grosset & Dunlap, 1919. Gray cloth, showing age. $20.00

  7. SOLD Bak, Richard. The Day Lincoln was Shot: An Illustrated Chronicle. 1st edition. Taylor Publishing, 1998. Dust jacket. $29.95

  8. SOLD Barton, William E. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. 2 volumes. Previous owners' name and bookplate on front endsheets. 1st edition. Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1925. Dust jackets worn on edges. $55.00

  9. SOLD Basler, Roy P. Lincoln. A complete illustrated biography of our greatest President. Grove Press, 1961. Mass market soft cover. $8.00

  10. SOLD Bates, David Homer. Lincoln in the Telegraph Office. Recollections of the United States Military Telegraph Corps during the Civil War. Previous owner's signature on front end sheet. 1st edition. Century Co., 1907. Red cloth with slight tear on bottom of spine. $35.00

  11. SOLD Bates, Edward. The Diary of Edward Bates 1859-1866. Edited by Howard K. Beale.American Historical Association Annual Report vol. 4, 1930. Memoir of Lincoln's political rival and then Cabinet member. Government Printing Office, 1933. Blue cloth. $30.00

  12. SOLD Beveridge, Albert J. Abraham Lincoln: 1809-1858. 2 volumes. Houghton Mifflin, 1928. Dust jacket in worn slipcase. $75.00

  13. SOLD Bial, Raymond. Where Lincoln Walked. An illustrated biography of Lincoln for young adults. Walker and Co., 1997. Dust jacket. $16.95

  14. SOLD Bissett, Clark Prescott. Abraham Lincoln: A Universal Man. 1st edition. John Howell, 1923. $75.00

  15. SOLD Bixby, Ivan F. With Charity for All: Highlights of Abe Lincoln's Life in Verse. Contains some of Lincoln's addresses and letters. Signed by the author. 1st edition. Exposition Press, 1962. Loose spine. Dust jacket. $15.00

  16. SOLD Borchard, Gregory A. Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley. An overview of the lives of both Lincoln and Greeley in this fresh perspective. Concise Lincoln Library. Southern Illinois University Press, 2011. Dust jacket. $19.95

  17. SOLD Braden, Waldo W. Abraham Lincoln: Public Speaker. Louisiana State University Press, 1988. Dust jacket. $22.50

  18. SOLD Bragdon, Lillian J. Abraham Lincoln, Courageous Leader. Abingdon Press, 1960. Dust jacket. $12.50

  19. SOLD Briggs, John Channing. Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered. Reveals how the process of studying, writing, and delivering speeches helped Lincoln develop the ideas that have so profoundly changed history. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. Dust jacket. $35.00

  20. SOLD Brooks, Noah. Lincoln Observed: Civil War Dispatches of Noah Brooks. Edited by Michael Burlingame. Brooks met with Lincoln nearly daily between 1862 and 1865 and was privy to many of the President's decisions. Brook's dispatches, letters and personal reminiscences are collected here for the first time. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Soft cover. $18.95

  21. SOLD Brooks, Noah. Washington, D.C. In Lincoln's Time. Edited with a new commentary by Herbert Mitgang. Recognized as the most intimate firsthand account of the President and wartime capital, written by Lincoln's favorite correspondent. Quadrangle Books, 1971. Dust jacket. $30.00

  22. SOLD Building the Myth: Selected Speeches Memorializing Abraham Lincoln. Edited by Waldo W. Braden. University of Illinois Press, 1990. Dust jacket. $29.95

  23. SOLD Bullard, F. Lauriston. Abraham Lincoln & the Widow Bixby. 1st edition. Rutgers University Press, 1946. Gray cloth, slight discoloration. $47.50

  24. SOLD Burkhimer, Michael. 100 Essential Lincoln Books. Highlights 100 books from the vast body of Lincoln literature that are indispensable for both book collectors and others wanting to learn more about Lincoln. Cumberland House, 2003. Soft cover. $16.95

  25. SOLD Butterworth, Hezekiah. In The Boyhood of Lincoln: A Tale of the Tunker Schoolmaster and the Times of Black Hawk. Biography of Lincoln's early years. Previous owners' names on front endsheet, including one dated 1892. Color frontispiece. 1st edition. D. Appleton & Co., 1892. Green cloth with pictorial design and lettering in gold and black. $30.00

  26. SOLD Campbell, Helen Jones. Confederate Courier. The historic trial of Johnny Surratt for the murder of Abraham Lincoln - brought to life by the compelling narrative. 2nd printing. St. Martin's Press, 1966. Dust jacket worn. $20.00

  27. SOLD Carwardine, Richard. Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power. An original and deeply insightful biography - winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize. 1st American edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Dust jacket. $27.50

  28. SOLD Carnegie, Dale. Lincoln the Unknown. Previous owner's bookplate and bookplace from Dale Carnegie & Associates, awarding book to a member of the Dale Carnegie Class. Dale Carnegie & Associates. 1959. Green cloth. $20.00

  29. SOLD Carpenter, F. B. Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln. The Story of a Picture. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Hurd and Houghton, 1867. $35.00

  30. SOLD Carter, Samuel III. The Riddle of Dr. Mudd. A biography of the most enigmatic figures in American history. Previous owner's name on free endsheet. 1st edition. Putnam, 1974. Dust jacket. $25.00

  31. SOLD Charnwood, Lord. Abraham Lincoln: A Biography. A thorough and charming biography. Garden City Publishing, 1917. Dark cloth with wear. $15.00

  32. SOLD Conwell, Russell H. Why Lincoln Laughed. An important contribution to the literature on Lincoln. 1st edition. Harper & Brothers, 1922. Dust jacket. $35.00

  33. SOLD Cox, Hank H. Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862. Sheds light on an episode in Lincoln's life that helped shape the nation, offering new insights into our nation's most widely examined president. Cumberland House, 2005. Soft cover. $14.95

  34. SOLD Croy, Homer. The Trial of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln. 1st edition. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1962. Dust jacket. $35.00

  35. SOLD Daniels, Jonathan. Prince of Carpetbaggers. Biography of General Milton S. Littlefield. 1st edition. J. B. Lippincott, 1958. Red cloth. $25.00

  36. SOLD DeWitt, J. Doyle. Lincoln in Hartford. Illustrated account of Lincoln in Hartford, written by a member of the Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission. Privately printed to support the Connecticut Civil War Centennial Commission. Gray wraps. $12.50

  37. SOLD Donald, David. Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War. Biography of the Senator of Massachusetts whose attack in the Senate many regard as the opening of the Civil War. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Dust jacket. $15.00

  38. SOLD Donald, David Herbert. Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln's Family Life. A view into the Lincoln family life through their written correspondence. Simon & Schuster, 2000. Dust jacket. $17.50

  39. SOLD Donald, David Herbert and Harold Holzer, eds. Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln as Originally Reported in the New York Times. A unique history of Lincoln's political rise, presidency, and death as reported by the nation's most respected newspaper with introductions and additional perspectives. 1st edition. St. Martin's Press, 2005. Dust jacket. $29.95

  40. SOLD Drinkwater, John. Abraham Lincoln: A Play. Introduction by Arnold Bennett. 1st edition. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Houghton Mifflin, 1919. Water-stained front cover. $3.00 *

  41. SOLD Duff, John J. A. Lincoln Prairie Lawyer. 1st edition. Stamp of previous owner on half title page. Rinehart & Co., 1960. Dust jacket. $30.00

  42. SOLD Eisenschiml, Otto. In the Shadow of Lincoln's Death. The answer to many questions surrounding Lincoln's assassination. 1st edition. Wilfred Funk, 1940. Dust jacket. $85.00

  43. SOLD Eisenschiml, Otto. O.E. Historian without an Armchair. Autobiography of this Civil War historian.  Bobbs-Merrill, 1963. Dust jacket. $24.00

  44. SOLD Eisenschiml, Otto. Why was Lincoln Murdered? More exciting than any fictional thriller, appalling in its implications, the evidence here marshalled before the reach, much of it new, some forgotten, some concealed, some ignored, demands the rewriting, not only of the history of Lincoln's death but also that of the whole Civil War period. Signed by the author. Halcyon House, 1939. Dust jacket worn. $45.00

  45. SOLD Epstein, Daniel Mark. Lincoln's Men: The President and his Private Secretaries. The first narrative portrait of the three young men who served as Lincoln's secretaries during the Civil War, John Nicolay, John Hay and William Stoddard. 1st edition. Smithsonian, Collins, 2009. Dust jacket. $26.99


  46. SOLD Finkelman, Paul. Millard Fillmore. Biography of the American president prior to the Civil War. American Presidents Series. Book club edition. Henry Holt, 2011. Dust jacket. $17.50

  47. SOLD The First Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln 1861-1961. Ceremonies and Re-Enactment of the One Hundredth Anniversay. 87th Cong., 2d Sess., House Document No. 523. Government Printing Office, 1962. Ex-library. $15.00

  48. SOLD Foner, Eric. Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction. Illustrations edited and with commentary by Joshua Brown. Drawing on long-neglected documents, Foner examines numerous assumptions of our traditional understanding of the period. Knopf, 2005. Dust jacket. $17.50

  49. SOLD Freeman, Andrew A. Abraham Lincoln Goes to New York. Story of Lincoln's address at Cooper Union. Coward-McCann, 1960. Dust jacket. $25.00

  50. SOLD Gallaher, J. E. Best Lincoln Stories Tersely Told. Previous owner's inscription on front endsheet, hinge loose, wear. M. A. Donohue, n.d. Green cloth with wear. $7.50

  51. SOLD Gienapp, William E. Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America. A remarkably concise, up-to-date, and vibrant biography, with the heart focusing on the Civil War. Oxford University Press, 2002. Dust jacket. $26.00

  52. SOLD Glass, Thomas. Lincoln's Senior Generals: Photographs and Biographical Sketches of the Major Generals of the Union Army. A candid view of the union war effort and its high command. Schiffer Military History, 2012. $59.95


  53. SOLD Gordy, Wilbur F. Abraham Lincoln. Heroes and Leaders in American History. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Some pages show minor staining. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. Faded blue cloth with embossed cameo of Lincoln on front cover. $15.00

  54. SOLD Greenbie, Sydney and Marjorie Barstow Greenbie. Anna Ella Carroll and Abraham Lincoln. 1st edition, limited to 600 copies, numbered and autographed by the authors. University of Tampa Press, 1952. Dust jacket. $25.00

  55. SOLD Guelzo, Allen C. Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President. A unique intellectual portrait explores the role of ideas in Lincoln's life. 1st edition. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1999. Dust jacket. $35.00

  56. SOLD Hamilton,Charles and Lloyd Ostendorf. Lincoln in Photographs: An Album of Every Known Pose. From this book emerges the finest possible physical portrayal of Lincoln - the authors had examined many collections, making this the definitive work. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1963. Dust jacket. $200.00

  57. SOLD Hanchett, William. Out of the Wilderness: The Life of Abraham Lincoln. This brief, straightforward biography introduces and brings to life the president who has captured the interest of every American. University of Illinois Press, 1994. Dust jacket. $21.95

  58. SOLD Harrell, Carolyn L. When the Bells Tolled for Lincoln: Southern Reaction to the Assassination. Following more than four years of research, Harrell has produced a unique and fascinating analysis of Southerners' reactions to the death of Lincoln. Mercer University Press, 1997. Soft cover. $14.95

  59. SOLD Harris, William C. With Charity for All: Lincoln and the Restoration of the Union. Winner of the Lincoln Prize, this book is a well researched and authoritative account of Lincoln's Reconstruction policy. University Press of Kentucky,1997. Soft cover. $22.00

  60. SOLD Hastings, Harry W. Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln. Edited with introductions and notes by Hastings and Harold W. Thompson. Prior library copy with usual markings. Windsor English Classics. F. M. Ambrose & Co., 1921. Green cloth with library marking. $3.00

  61. SOLD Hayes, Rutherford B. Hayes: The Diary of a President 1875-1881. Edited by T. Harry Williams. Being the diary continuously kept by Rutherford B. Hayes from his nomination, through the disputed election of 1876 and to the end of his presidency. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. David McKay Co., 1964. Dust jacket. $25.00

  62. SOLD Helm, Katherine. The True Story of Mary, Wife of Lincoln: Containing the Recollections of Mary Lincoln's Sister Emilie (Mrs. Ben Hardin Helm), Extracts from Her War-Time Diary, Numerous Letters and Other Documents now First Published. Includes personal note by author's cousin. 1st edition. Harper & Brothers, 1928. $50.00

  63. SOLD Hertz, Emanuel. The Hidden Lincoln: From the Letters and Papers of William H. Herndon. 3rd printing. Viking Press, 1938. Tan cloth. $27.50

  64. SOLD Holden, Raymond. Abraham Lincoln: The Politician and the Man. The story of a frontier lawyer who began as a party regular, who attained greatness as president. Illustrated. 1st edition. Minton, Balch & Co., 1929. Black cloth with paper labels on front and spine. $35.00

  65. SOLD Holland, J. G. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Biography of Lincoln written shortly after his death. 1st edition. Gurdon Bill, 1866. Burgundy cloth with wear on edges and hinge cracked. $65.00

  66. Holzer, Harold. Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President. An exploration of Lincoln's most influential and wisely reported pre-presidential address - an extraordinary appeal by the western politician to the eastern elite that propelled him toward the Republican nomination. Holzer places Lincoln and his speech in the context of the time, an era of racism, politicized journalism and public oratory as entertainment. Black mark on bottom edge. Simon & Schuster, 2004. Dust jacket. $25.00

  67. Holzer, Harold, ed. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text. Edited with an introduction by Harold Holzer. Besides the true transcription of the debates, Holzer offers, through an introduction and extensive notes, crystalline portraits of the two men, their personalities and bearing. Fordham University Press, 2004. Soft cover. $25.00 *

  68. Holzer, Harold. Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America. A Companion Book for Young Readers to the Steven Spielberg Film Lincoln. 1st edition. Newmarket Books for IT Press, 2012. Dust jacket. $16.99 *

  69. Holzer, Harold. Lincoln On War: Our Greatest Commander-In-Chief Speaks To America. In this, the first book to highlight Abraham Lincoln's enduring words on war, historian Harold Holzer gathers and interprets Lincoln's majestic speeches, despairing letters, furious memoranda, terse orders, and even his casual, droll remarks. 1st edition. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011. Dust jacket. $24.95 *

  70. Holzer, Harold. Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861. Examination of the four months between Lincoln's election and inauguration, when Lincoln made the most important decision of his coming presidency. Simon & Schuster, 2008. Dust jacket. $30.00 *

  71. SOLD Horner, Harlan Hoyt. Lincoln and Greeley. Parallels the lives of Lincoln and Greeley, documenting the points at which the lives of these famous contemporaries touched. 1st edition. University of Illinois Press, 1953. Dust jacket $25.00 *

  72. Houser, M. L. Lincoln's Education and Other Essays. Essays resulting from years of research into the documents and records surrounding the education of Lincoln. Edited by Louis A. R. Yates. 1st edition. Bookman Associates, 1957. Dust jacket. $20.00 *

  73. Howells, William Dean. Life of Abraham Lincoln. Facsimile edition of the rare campaign biography, corrected by Lincoln in the summer of 1860. 1st edition of this printing. Indiana University Press, 1960. Mylar dust jacket with printed information on back and flap, with tears. $75.00 *

  74. SOLD Hubbard, Freeman HY. Vinnie Ream and Mr. Lincoln. The story of the marble statue of Lincoln and the seventeen year old girl who modeled him from life at the White House. Whittlesey House, 1949. Dust jacket. $15.00

  75. Jellison, Charles A. Fessenden of Maine: Civil War Senator. First full length biography of the Senator who struggled to finance the war and take part in President Andrew Johnson's trial. 1st edition. Syracuse University press, 1962. Dust jacket. $30.00 *

  76. SOLD Johannsen, Robert W. The Frontier, the Union, and Stephen A. Douglas. 1st edition. University of Illinois Press, 1989. Dust jacket. $34.95

  77. SOLD John Wilkes Booth Escape Route. Follow the Route Taken by the Assassin of President Abraham Lincoln as he fled from Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865 until his capture and death 12 days later at the Garrett Farm in Virginia. Fold out map. Kieran McAuliffe History Map. Thomas Publications, 2002. $4.95


  78. Kaplan, Fred. Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer. Explores the life of Lincoln through his use of language as a vehicle both to express complex ideas and feelings and as an instrument of persuasion and empowerment. 1st edition. HarperCollins, 2008. Dust jacket. $27.95 *

  79. Kendrick, Paul and Stephen Kendrick. Douglass and Lincoln: How a Revolutionary Black Leader and a Reluctant Liberator Struggled to End Slavery and Save the Union. The story of their influence on each other and the outcome of the Civil War. Walker & Co., 2008. Dust jacket. $26.95 *


  80. book cover SOLD Kent, Zachary. The Story of Ford's Theater and the Death of Lincoln. Juvenile. Cornerstones of Freedom series. Children's Press, 1987. Decorated cloth, oversize. $8.00 *

  81. Kigel, Richard. The Frontier Years of Abe Lincoln: in the Words of His Friends and Family. The true story of how Lincoln grew up. 1st edition. Walker and Co., 1986. Dust jacket. $30.00 *

  82. SOLD Klement, Frank L. The Copperheads in the Middle West. The story of opposition to Lincoln's administration in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and other midwestern states. Previous owner's inscription on front endsheet. 1st edition. University of Chicago Press, 1960. Dust jacket. $30.00

  83. SOLD Klement, Frank L. The Gettysburg Soldiers' Cemetery and Lincoln's Address. Introduction by Steven K. Rogstad. A treasure trove of new knowledge and informed speculation about many intriguing aspects of the Gettysburg Address and the dedication of the cemetery at Gettysburg. White Mane Publishing Co., 1993. Dust jacket


  84. SOLD Lewis, Montgomery S. Legends that Libel Lincoln. 1st edition. Rinehart & Co., 1946. Dust jacket. $20.00

  85. SOLD [Lincoln] Abraham Lincoln Official First Day Cover ASDA National Postage Stamp Show. Part of the Prominent Americans Series. Mailed envelope sent from New York City, November 19, 1965 with two Lincoln stamps. $5.00

  86. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Illustrated. Conceived and designed by Jack E. Levin. Photographs from the battlefield and the dedication of the cemetery. 1st edition. Chilton Co., 1965. Case bound. $12.50

  87. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. The Autobiography of Abraham Lincoln: Consisting of the Personal Portions of his Letters, Speeches and Conversations. Compiled and annotated by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson. Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1926. Red cloth. $15.00

  88. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. The Abraham Lincoln Association, Springfield, Illinois. Ray P. Basler, editor. 9 volumes. History Book Club Edition. Rutgers University Press, 1953. $125.00

  89. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Great Speeches. Historical notes by John Grafton. Dover Thrift Editions. Dover Publications, 1991. Soft cover. $1.00

  90. Lincoln, Abraham. The Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln. The Unit Book No. 2, 1 October 1903. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Loose small bookplate, "Reward of Merit" to be given by a teacher to a student, blanks unfilled. Book contains notes on the text, index and information on Unit Books. Howard Wilford Bell, 1904. Green cloth with spine faded. $25.00 *

  91. Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln Letters: Hitherto Unpublished in the Library of Brown University and other Providence Libraries. 1st edition. University Library, 1927. Blue cloth. $35.00 *

  92. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln's Last Speech in Springfield in the Campaign of 1858. Introduction by Oliver Barrett. University of Chicago Press, 1925. Blue boards with paper label and tan spine. $30.00

  93. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Lincoln's Own Stories. Collected and edited by Anthony Gross. Lose spine. Garden City Publishing Co., 1926. Blue cloth. $7.50

  94. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. The Literary Works of Abraham Lincoln. Selected with an introduction by Carl Van Doren and illustrations by John Steuart Curry. Heritage Press, 1970. Slipcase with minor wear. $45.00

  95. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. The Living Words of Abraham Lincoln: Selected Writings of a Great President. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. Hallmark Editions, 1967. Dust jacket. $3.50

  96. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. The President's Words: A Selection of Passages from the Speeches, Addresses, and Letters of Abraham Lincoln. Introduction by Edward E. Hale. Published shortly after Lincoln's assassination. Previous owner's name on front end page. Walker, Fuller & Company, 1865. Green cloth with wear on spine edges. $150.00

  97. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Selections from Abraham Lincoln. Edited by Andrew S. Draper. Gateway Series. American Book Company, 1911. Red cloth, $5.00

  98. Lincoln, Abraham. Selections from his Speeches and Writings. Edited by J. G. De Roulhac Hamilton. Special edition privately printed for members of the NRA and American Heritage Library. Facsimile of 1922 edition. Palladium Press, 2003. Red leatherette with gold lettering and decoration. $10.00 *

  99. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Speeches & Writings 1832-1858. Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Notes by Don E. Fehrenbacher. 3rd printing. Library of America. Blue cloth in white slipcase. $35.00 *

  100. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Speeches & Writings 1859-1865. Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, Presidential Messages and Proclamations. Notes by Don E. Fehrenbacher. 3rd printing. Library of America. Blue cloth in white slipcase. $35.00 *

  101. Lincoln, Abraham. Speeches & Writings 1859-1865. Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, Presidential Messages and Proclamations. 3rd printing. Library of America. Dust jacket. $35.00 *

  102. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters and Speeches. Edited by H. Jack Lang. Includes excerpts from from letters to various people beginning in 1832 through the Civil War, including several to Union Generals. Previous owner's bookplace on inside front cover. World Publishing, 1943. Blue cloth. $10.00

  103. Lincoln, Abraham. Think Anew, Act New: Abraham Lincoln on Slavery, Freedom and Union. Edited by Brooks D. Simpson. A selection of Lincoln's writings on race, slavery and emancipation. Signed copies will be available. Harlan Davidson, 1998. Soft cover. $18.95 *

  104. Lincoln: A Contemporary Portrait. Edited by Allan Nevins & Irving Stone. An informal collection of essays revealing decisions and personal relationships of Lincoln's life by thirteen writers. 1st edition. Doubleday, 1962. Dust jacket with wear. $15.00 *

  105. Lincoln Centennial Association. Lincoln Centennial Association Papers 1928. Ex-library. $20.00 *

  106. Lincoln Centennial Association. Lincoln Centennial Association Papers 1929. Ex-library. $20.00 *

  107. Lincoln Centennial Association. Lincoln Centennial Association Papers 1930. Ex-library. $20.00 *

  108. SOLD Lincoln Centennial Association. Lincoln Centennial Association Papers 1932. Ex-library. $20.00

  109. Lincoln Centennial Association. Lincoln Centennial Association Papers 1936. Ex-library. $20.00 *

  110. Lincoln Emancipated: The President and the Politics of Race. Edited by Brian R. Dirck, foreword by Allen C. Guelzo. Points the way toward a new understanding of Lincoln and his racial views and emancipation policy. Northern Illinois University Press, 2007. Dust jacket. $32.00 *

  111. Lincoln for the Ages. Edited by Ralph G. Newman. Seventy-six distinguished Americans tell his story. Doubleday & Co., 1960. Dust jacket. $20.00 *

  112. SOLD The Lincoln Forum: Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg and the Civil War. Edited by John Y. Simon, et al. 1st hardcover edition. Savas Publishing Co., 1999. Dust jacket. $19.95

  113. Lincoln: His Words and His World. By the editors of Country Beautiful. Filled with photographs and illustrations. Country Beautiful, 1965. Black cloth with pictorial cover and discoloration on endsheets. $7.00 *

  114. Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum. Edited by John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer and Dawn Vogel. Essays by noted Lincoln and Civil War historians providing a fresh perspective. Topics discussed include Mormons, Union Generals and Admirals, politics and civil liberties. Fordham University Press, 2007. Soft cover. $25.00 *

  115. SOLD Lincoln's Devotional. Introduction by Carl Sandburg. The newly found book of daily scriptural messages and inspirational verse in which Lincoln signed his name. 1st edition. Channel Press, 1957. Dust jacket. $22.00

  116. SOLD Lowe, James L. Lincoln Postcard Catalog: A Check List of Lincoln Postcards, Old and New. Revised by Dean and Mres. Charles W. Brennan. Illustrated with pricing guide. 1st revised edition. Deltiologists of America, 1973. Dust jacket. $35.00

  117. Lowry, Rich. Lincoln Unbound: How An Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream - And How We Can Do It Again. Traces Abraham Lincoln's ambitious climb from a provincial upstart to political powerhouse. 1st edition. Broadside Books, 2013. Dust jacket. $26.99 *

  118. Lowry, Thomas P. Don't Shoot That Boy! Abraham Lincoln and Military Justice. This thought-provoking study is based on hundreds of court-martial documents in Lincoln's own hand - dealing with 500 cases. Savas Publishing, 1999. Dust jacket. $24.95 *

  119. Ludwig, Emil. Lincoln. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. 1st edition. Little, Brown, and Co., 1930. Blue cloth, spine faded. $45.00 *

  120. Madison, Lucy Foster. Lincoln. Illustrated (including color plates) and decorated by Frank E. Schoonover. 1st edition. Penn Publishing Co., 1928. Dark cloth with paper illustration inset on front cover, showing minor rubbing and scratches and tear on top of spine. $35.00 *

  121. Magdol, Edward. Owen Lovejoy: Abolitionist in Congress. First biography of a hero of the grand crusade against slavery in the United States. 1st edition. Rutgers University Press, 1967. Dust jacket. $25.00 *

  122. Mahin, Dean B. One War at a Time: The International Dimensions of the American Civil War. Refutes the opinion that Lincoln played only a minor role in U.S. foreign relations. 1st edition. Brassey's, 1999. Dust jacket. $27.95 *

  123. Maihafer, Harry J. War of Words: Abraham Lincoln & the Civil War Press. Informative and entertaining book with a new interpretation on the President and the newspapers. Brassey's, 2001. Soft cover. $18.95 *

  124. Marvel, William. The Great Task Remaining: The Third Year of Lincoln's War. Revisionist history at its best, offering a masterly re-creation of the third year of the war, detailing such campaigns as Gettysburg, Chancellorsville and Chickamauga. 1st printing. Houghton, Mifflin, 2010. Dust jacket. $35.00 *

  125. SOLD Marvel, William. Lincoln's Darkest Year: The War in 1862. A revealing look at Lincoln's actions in 1862 and a nation in the midst of a war. Continues the story begun in Mr. Lincoln Goes to War. 1st printing.Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Dust jacket. $30.00

  126. SOLD Marvel, William. Mr. Lincoln Goes to War. Investigates how the war began and examines whether the war was inevitable. 1st edition. Houghton Mifflin, 2006. Dust jacket. $30.00

  127. Marvel, William. Tarnished Victory: Finishing Lincoln's War. The conclusion of Marvel's sweeping four-part series - this final volume begins with the Virginia and Atlanta campaigns in May 1864 and ends with the final surrender of Confederate forces in June 1865. 1st printing. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. Dust jacket. $35.00 *

  128. SOLD Masters, Edgar Lee. Lincoln the Man. Information sheet tipped in, front endsheet. Some pencil markings in text. Dodd Mead & Co, 1931. Dark cloth. $16.50

  129. SOLD McClure, Col. Alexander K. "Abe" Lincoln's Yarns and Stories: A Complete Collection of the Funny and Witty Anecdotes that Made Lincoln Famous as America's Greatest Story Teller. Illustrated. Illustrated cover with picture of Lincoln. 1901. $30.00

  130. SOLD McClure, A. K. Abraham Lincoln and Men of War-Times: Some Personal Recollections of War and Politics During the Lincoln Administration. 4th edition. Times Publishing Co., 1892. $22.50

  131. McGinty, Brian. Lincoln and the Court. Meticulously reserched story of Lincoln and the Supreme Court, recounting the compelling history of the relations between the executive and judicial branches during the Civil War. Harvard University Press, 2008. Dust jacket. $27.95 *

  132. McGinty, Brian. Lincoln and the Court. Meticulously reserched story of Lincoln and the Supreme Court, recounting the compelling history of the relations between the executive and judicial branches during the Civil War. Harvard University Press, 2008. Soft cover. $18.95 *

  133. SOLD McLoughlin, Emmett. An Inquiry into the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. A provocative and important study. 1st edition. Lyle Stuart, Inc., 1963. Dust jacket. $20.00

  134. McMaster, John Bach. Our House Divided. Shows the human side of the Civil War. Originally published as A History of the People of the United States During Lincoln's Administration. Premier Civil War Classics. Fawcett, 1961. Mass market paper back. $4.00 *

  135. McMurtry, R. Gerald. The Lincolns in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Discusses the Lincoln ancestors and provides a map of the town with location of townspeople. Lincolniana Publishers, 1932. Wraps. $25.00 *


  136. SOLD Miers, Earl S., editor in chief. Lincoln Day by Day: A Chronology. Reprint, enlarged edition. Morningside, 1991. Dust jacket. $45.00

  137. SOLD Miers, Earl S., editor in chief. Lincoln Day by Day: A Chronology. Volumes 1 & 2 (out of a 3 volume set), edited by William E. Baringer. 1st edition. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission, 1960. Blue cloth with red block and gold lettering. $60.00

  138. book cover SOLD Miller, Natalie. The Story of the Lincoln Memorial. Juvenile. Cornerstones of Freedom series. Children's Press, 1966. Decorated coth, oversize. $5.00 *

  139. Miller, Randall M., ed. Lincoln and Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making. Afterword by Allen C. Guelzo. The book explores Lincoln's leadership through essays focused, respectively, on Lincoln as commander-in-chief, deft political operator, and powerful theologian. Fordham University Press, 2012. Soft cover. $18.00 *

  140. SOLD Miller, William Lee. President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman. An ethical biography, showing how the amiable and inexperienced backcountry politician transformed by constitutional alchemy into a head of state confronted by the radical moral contradiction of equality, liberty and slavery. Alfred A. Knopf, 2008. Dust jacket. $30.00

  141. SOLD Milton, George Fort. Abraham Lincoln and the Fifth Column. 1st edition. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Vanguard Press, 1942. Red cloth. $35.00

  142. Monaghan, Jay. Lincoln Bibliography 1839-1939. volume II only - which covers 1912-1939. Illinois State Historical Library, 1945. Blue cloth. $30.00 *

  143. SOLD Morgan, James. Abraham Lincoln: The Boy and the Man. Grosset & Dunlap, 1913. Tan cloth shows minor wear and spotting. $10.00

  144. Morrow, Honore. Great Captain: Three Novels of Abraham Lincoln. Contains Forever Free, With Malice Toward None, and The Last Full Measure. William Morrow and Co. Dust jacket, worn on edges. $15.00 *

  145. Musmanno, Michael A.  The Glory & The Dream: Abraham Lincoln, before and after Gettysburg. A jewel of a book. 1st edition. Long House, 1967. Dust jacket. $35.00 *

  146. SOLD Nason, Elias. The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. B. B. Russell, 1874. Decorated green cloth. $20.00

  147. SOLD Nathan, Adele Gutman. Lincoln's America. Young adult reader with illustrations on life in America as Lincoln knew it. Grosset & Dunlap, 1961. Dust jacket, oversize. $5.00

  148. SOLD Neely, Mark E., Jr. The Abraham Lincoln Encyclopedia. Fully authoritative and accurate, based on a number of manuscript collections, including the letterbooks of Lincoln's son Robert, it is the first place to look when wanting information on Lincoln. McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1982. Dust jacket. $100.00

  149. SOLD Nicolay, Helen. Personal Traits of Abraham Lincoln. From the notes of John Nicolay, Lincoln's private secretary. Facsimile of 1912 edition. Lincoln bicentennial, 1809-2009. Stackpole Books, 2006. Soft cover. $19.95

  150. SOLD Niven, John. Gideon Welles: Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy. This colorful biography provides an intriguing portrait of Welles, rich in detail and rich in personal insights. 1st edition. Oxford University Press, 1973. Dust jacket. $30.00

  151. SOLD Oldroyd, Osborn H. The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: Flight, Pursuit, Capture, and Punishment of the Conspirators. With an introduction by T. M. Harris. Pasted page with information on front endsheet, loose front hinge. O. H. Oldroyd. 1901. Brown cloth with wear. $95.00

  152. Packard, Jerrold M. The Lincolns in the White House: Four Years that Shattered a Family. Biography of the Lincoln family during the war years. St. Martin's Griffin, 2005. Soft cover. $18.99 *

  153. Palmer, John McAuley. Washington, Lincoln, Wilson: Three War Statesman. Introduction by General John J. Pershing. 1st edition. Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930. Black cloth. $15.00 *

  154. SOLD Parton, J. The Life of Horace Greeley, Editor of the New York Tribune. 1st edition. Mason Brothers, 1855. Brown decorated cloth with minor wear. $30.00

  155. Percoco, James A. Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments. A fascinating chronicle of looking for Lincoln stories in statues of marble and bronze, selecting seven emblematic ones to discuss. Fordham University Press, 2008. Dust jacket. $45.00 *

  156. Percoco, James A. Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments. A fascinating chronicle of looking for Lincoln stories in statues of marble and bronze, selecting seven emblematic ones to discuss. Fordham University Press, 2008. Soft cover. $18.00 *

  157. SOLD Perret, Geoffrey. Lincoln's War: The Untold Story of America's Greatest President as Commander in Chief. Drawing on newly discovered documents in the National Archives, this book is the only full-length account to date on Lincoln as Commander in Chief. For t6he first time, readers will see the war unfold as Lincoln saw it. 1st edition. Random House, 2004. Dust jacket. $20.00

  158. SOLD Phelan, Mry Kay. Mr. Lincoln Speaks at Gettysburg. With an introduction by Frederick Schwengel, U.S. Capitol Historical Society. Reconstructing the events of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Signed by the author. 1st edition. W. W. Norton, 1966. Dust jacket. $15.00

  159. The Portable Abraham Lincoln. Edited by Andrew Delbanco. Contains the great public speeches, including the first debate with Douglas, the Gettysburg Address and the Second Inaugural Address. Penguin Book, 1993. Soft cover. $7.00 *

  160. SOLD A Portion of That Field: The Centennial of the Burial of Lincoln. Collection of essays by Gwendolyn Brooks, Otto Kerner, Allan Nevins, Paul M. Angle, Mark Van Doren, Paul H. Douglas, Bruce Catton and Adlai E. Stevenson. 1st edition. University of Illinois Press, 1967. Dust jacket. $15.00

  161. SOLD Pratt, Fletcher. Stanton: Lincoln's Secretary of War. Called "the terrible Stanton," he was the greatest figure in Lincoln's Cabinet and a consummate war minister. This is his personal story and a superb narrative of the Civil War. 1st edition. W. W. Norton & Co., 1953. Dust jacket worn on edges. $35.00

  162. SOLD Pratt, Fletcher. Stanton: Lincoln's Secretary of War. Called "the terrible Stanton," he was the greatest figure in Lincoln's Cabinet and a consummate war minister. This is his personal story and a superb narrative of the Civil War. 1st edition. W. W. Norton & Co., 1953. Blue cloth with gold lettering faded. $30.00

  163. Pratt, Harry E. Springfield's Public Square in Lincoln's Day 1861 and 1941. Contains contemporary photographs. Reprint from Springfield, Illinois 1941 City Directory. Wraps. $10.00 *

  164. SOLD Randall, J. G. Has the Lincoln Theme Been Exhausted? Individual reprint from the 1936 American Historical Review. Interesting article considering how much has been written since 1936. Wraps. $15.00

  165. Randall, J. G. Lincoln: The Liberal Statesman. Portrays Lincoln's steadfast liberalism. Previous owner's name on half-title page. Apollo Editions. Dodd, Mead, 1947. Soft cover shows wear. $5.00 *

  166. Randall, J. G. Lincoln the President: Springfield to Gettysburg. 2 volume set. Accurate portrait of Lincoln during the critical years of the Civil War, providing a fine interpretation of Lincoln's mind and personality. 1st edition. Dodd, Mead & Co., 1945. 2 volumes in slipcase with extensive wear and both volumes in dust jacket with wear and pieces missing on spine and edges. $60.00 *

  167. Randall, J. G. Lincoln the President: Midstream. Lincoln at the height of his powers, caught in a swirling current of war, politics and personal tragedy. Dodd, Mead & Co., 1953. Dust jacket with minor wear and spine faded. $30.00 *

  168. Randall, J. G. Mr. Lincoln. Edited by Richard N. Current. Laid in the front is a review of the book by Allan Nevins and part of the dust jacket. Dodd, Mead, 1957. Black cloth. $22.50 *

  169. SOLD Randall, Ruth Painter. I Mary: A Biography of the Girl who Married Abraham Lincoln. Presentation copy signed by the author. 1st edition. Little, Brown & Co., 1959. Blue cloth, spine faded. $35.00

  170. SOLD Randall, Ruth Painter. Mary Lincoln: Biography of a Marriage. The truth about one of the most controversial women in American history, and the never-before-told, never-to-be-forgotten story of her life with Abraham Lincoln. Little, Brown and Co., 1953. Dust jacket with wear on edges. $25.00 *

  171. SOLD Reck, W. Emerson. A. Lincoln: His Last 24 Hours. Researching church records, newspapers, eyewitness accounts, the author recreates Lincoln's final interactions with family members, government officials and citizens. University of South Carolina Press, 1994. Soft cover. $14.95

  172. SOLD Reid, Whitelaw. A Radical View: The "Agate" Dispatches of Whitelaw Reid, 1861-1865. Edited with an introduction and notes by James G. Smart. 2 volume set of the actual reports on the Civil War by an influential Radical journalist. Memphis State University Press, 1976. Dust jacket. $25.00

  173. SOLD Rhodes, James A. and Dean Jauchius. The Trial of Mary Todd Lincoln. 1st edition. Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1959. Dust jacket. $22.50

  174. SOLD Rice, Allen Thorndike, ed. Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by Distinguished Men of His Time. 7th edition. North American Review, 1888. Red cloth, gilt lettered with medallion of Lincoln on cover. $35.00

  175. book cover SOLD Richards, Kenneth. The Story of the Gettysburg Address. Juvenile. Cornerstones of Freedom series. Children's Press, 1969. Decorated cloth, oversize. $5.00 *

  176. Ross, Ishbel. The President's Wife Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography. Previous owner's name on front end sheet. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1973. Dust jacket. $18.50 *

  177. SOLD Rothschild, Alonzo. Lincoln Master of Men: A Study in Character. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1906. Red cloth. $15.00

  178. Sandburg, Carl. Lincoln Collector: The Story of the Oliver R. Barrett's Great Private Collection. A contribution to a fuller understanding of Lincoln and the Civil War period. Previous owner's name on inside front cover. Bonanza Books, 1960. Dust jacket with wear and small tears. $15.00 *

  179. SOLD Sandburg, Carl. Storm Over the Land: A Profile of the Civil War. Taken mainly from Abraham Lincoln: The War Years. With over 150 photographs, drawings, maps, and sketches. 1st edition. Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1942. Gray cloth. $25.00

  180. Sandel, Michael J. Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy. Includes the Lincoln - Douglas arguments. Beklknap Press, 1996. Dust jacket. $10.00 *

  181. Schenk de Regniers, Beatrice. The Abraham Lincoln Joke Book. Illustrations by William Lahey Cummings. Contains more than sixty jokes and humorous stories told by and about Lincoln. Random House, 1965. Dust jacket. $20.00 *

  182. SOLD Schneider, Stuart. Collecting Lincoln. With values. Schiffer Publishing, 1997. Dust jacket. $69.95

  183. Schneider, Thomas E. Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the Crisis over Slavery. An examination of six key figures from among the two groups that were Lincoln's opponents. University of Missouri Press, 2006. Dust jacket. $39.95 *

  184. Schreiner, Samuel A., Jr. The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln: The harrowing never-before-told story of Mary Todd Lincoln's last and finest years. 1st edition. Donald I. Fine, 1987. Dust jacket. $25.00 *

  185. SOLD Schreiner, Samuel A., Jr. The Trials of Mrs. Lincoln. A lively popular account of Mary Lincoln's travails. University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Soft cover. $16.95

  186. Schurz, Carl. The Autobiography of Carl Schurz: Lincoln's Champion and Friend. Introduction by Allan Nevins. An abridgement in one volume by Wayne Andrews. 1st edition. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1961. Dust jacket, slight worn. $20.00 *

  187. SOLD Shaw, Albert. Abraham Lincoln: His Path to the Presidency. Profusely illustrated with contemporary cartoons, portraits, and scenes. Contains loose prefactory for this edition. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. 1st edition. The Review of Reviews Corporation, 1929. Red cloth. $35.00


  188. book cover Sherwin, Oscar. Prophet of Liberty: The Life and Times of Wendell Phillips. A scholarly and complete biography of this man. Bookman Associates, 1958. Dust jacket. $15.00 *

  189. Shook, Chester R. The Lincoln Story . . . as told by Chester R. Shook. 2nd printing. C. J. Krehbiel, Co., 1950. Gray cloth. $10.00 *

  190. SOLD Simon, James. Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers. Brings to life the passionate struggle during the Civil War regarding Lincoln's presidential powers - which started before with Taney's decision in the Dred Scott case in 1857. Simon & Schuster, 2006. Dust jacket. $27.00

  191. SOLD Smith, Gene. High Crimes & Misdemeanors: The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson. The story of great drama brilliantly told, concerned with seminal issues and questions which continue to reverberate in the nation today. 1st edition. William Morrow and Co., 1977. Dust jacket. $30.00

  192. SOLD Snider, Denton. Lincoln at Richmond: A Dramtic Epos of the Civil War. Minor water stain on front endsheet, previous owner's bookplate. Sigma Publishing Co., 1914. Blue cloth. $25.00

  193. SOLD Speer, Bonnie Stahlman. The Great Abraham Lincoln Hijack. The story of the 1876 attempt to steal the body of President of Lincoln. Previous owner's presentation on front endsheet. Author's authograph on half title sheet. Reliance Press, 1990. Casebound. $15.00

  194. SOLD Spiegel, Allen D. A. Lincoln Esquire: A Shrewd, Sophisticated Lawyer in his Time. Foreword by Thomas R. Turner. This book used the newly discovered legal documents of Lincoln, showing how Lincoln handled his variety of cases. Mercer University Press, 2002. Dust jacket. $40.00

  195. seward stahr Stahr, Walter. Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man. Sheds new light on this complex and central figure, as well as on pivotal events of the Civil War and its aftermath. Simon & Schuster, 2012. Dust jacket. $32.50 *

  196. SOLD Staples, Ernest Linwood. A Man of Destiny: Being the Story of Abraham Lincoln - An Epic Poem. Previous owner's bookplate and name on front endsheets. Lincoln Publishing Co., 1904. Olive green pictorial cloth. $20.00

  197. Steers, Edward, Jr. The Escape and Capture of John Wilkes Booth. Accurate account of the escape, flight and capture of Booth. Illustrated. Thomas Publications, 1992. Wraps. $6.95 *


  198. book cover SOLD Stein, R. Conrad. The Story of the Election of 1860. Juvenile. Cornerstones of Freedom series. Children's Press, 1986. Decorated coth, oversize. $8.00 *

  199. Steiner, Mark E. An Honest Calling: The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln. A portrait that depicts Lincoln's work for the railroads and the infamous case in which he defended the claims of a slaveholder, but also illustrates his more typical work of neighborly disputes. Northern Illinois University Press, 2009. Soft cover. $24.00 *

  200. Stern, Philip Van Doren. The Man Who Killed Lincoln: The Story of John Wilkes Booth and his Part in the Assassination. A new kind of history, authentic and based on elaborate research, but told in a colorful and dramatic way. Literary Guild of America, 1939. Gray cloth. $20.00 *

  201. book cover Stoddard, Henry Luther. Horace Greeley: Printer, Editor, Crusader. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. Black cloth. $12.50 *

  202. Storey, Moorfield. Charles Sumner. American Statesmen series XXX. Biography of the Massachusetts politican. Beautiful illustrations of his home and his portrait. Slight staining on initial pages. Hinges cracked. Houghton Mifflin, 1900. Green cloth with minor wear. $25.00 *

  203. Strozier, Charles B. Lincoln's Quest for Union: Public and Private Meanings. Provides a new dimension to our understanding of Lincoln's private motives and their relation to his public stance. Author's presentation copy. 1st edition. Basic Books, 1982. Dust jacket. $22.50 *

  204. SOLD Strozier, Charles B. Lincoln's Quest for Union: A Psychological Portrait. Provides a new dimension to our understanding of Lincoln's private motives and their relation to his public stance. 2d edition, revised, with a foreword by Geoffrey C. Ward. Paul Dry Books, 2001. Soft cover. $18.95

  205. SOLD Sumner, G. Lynn. Meet Abraham Lincoln: Profiles of the Prairie President. 1st trade edition. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1946. Red cloth. $25.00

  206. Supplement to the Congressional Globe: Containing the Proceedings of the Senate Sitting for the Trial of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States. 40th Congress Second Session. Half leather over marbled boards, worn, front hinge weak, front endsheet lose. F. & J. Rives & George A. Bailey, Washington City. 1868. $75.00 *

  207. Swanson, James L. and Daniel R. Weinberg. Lincoln's Assassins: Their Trial and Execution. The crime of the nineteenth century retold with an unprecedented visual record of almost 300 contemporary photographs, letters, documents, prints, newspapers, pamphlets, books, and artifacts. 1st edition. Arena Editions, 2001. Oversize. Dust jacket. $45.00 *

  208. SOLD Tarbell, Ida M. The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln. Assisted by J. McCan Davis. Containing many unpublished documents and unpublished reminiscences of Lincoln's early friends. With 160 illustrations including 20 portraits of Lincoln. S. S. McClure, 1896. Green cloth with gold printing on cover. $25.00

  209. SOLD Tarbell, Ida M. The Life of Abraham Lincoln. Drawn from original sources and containing many speeches, letters, and telegrams hitherto unpublished and illustrated with many reproductions from original paintings, photographs. 4 vols. Lincoln History Society. Maroon cloth embossed. $80.00

  210. Taylor, John M. William Henry Seward: Lincoln's Right Hand. The definitive biography of Lincoln's flamboyant Secretary of State and one of the pivotal political figures of the ninteenth century. 1st edition. HarperCollins, 1991. Dust jacket. $25.00 *

  211. SOLD Thomas, Benjamin P. "Lincoln's Humor" and Other Essays. Edited with an introduction by Michael Burlingame. Gathers Lincoln's tall tales and clever barbs, written by a skilled historian and masterful storyteller. University of Illinois Press, 2006. Soft cover. $19.95

  212. SOLD Tice, George. Lincoln. Rutgers University Press, 1984. Dust jacket. Was $39.95, now $17.98


  213. SOLD Townsend, William H. Lincoln and his Wife's Home Town. Fascinating history of Kentucky. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. 1st edition. Bobbs-Merrill, 1929. Dust jacket with wear. $25.00

  214. Trefousse, Hans L. "First among Equals" Abraham Lincoln's Reputation During his Administration. Essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand how Lincoln was viewed by his contemporaries. Fordham University Press, 2005. Soft cover. $20.00 *

  215. Trefousse, Hans L. Rutherford B. Hayes. Biography of this American president. American Presidents Series. Henry Holt, 2002. Dust jacket. $17.50 *

  216. SOLD Trindal, Elizabeth Steger. Mary Surratt: An American Tragedy. This moving account will no doubt elicit new debate on the subject of the Civil War and reveal a new perspective on the events surrounding Lincoln's assassination. Pelican Publishing, 1996, 2011. Dust jacket. $26.95

  217. Trueblood, Elton. Abraham Lincoln: Theologian of American Anguish. Sheds new light on Lincoln's philosophy including a special destiny for America. Previous owner's stamp on inside front cover and embossed stamp on half-title page. Harper & Row, 1973. Dust jacket. $20.00 *

  218. Turner, Justin G. and Linda Levitt Turner. Mary Todd Lincoln: Her Life and Letters. Biography gleaned from unpublished letters, spaning forty-two years. Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. Dust jacket with minor wear. $30.00 *

  219. book cover Tutt, Clara. Carl Schurz: Patriot. Illustrations by Marjorie O'Brien-Rapaport. Former owner's name, inscription and German postage stamps (with Carl Schurz image) on front free end page. State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1960. Dust jacket. $15.00 *

  220. Ulrich, Bartow A. Abraham Lincoln and New Constitutional Governments. Third Part. Containing chapter on Washington and Lincoln, showing what they accomplished in forming and perpetuating constitutional government on a republican basis. Press Club of Chicago, 1920. Red cloth. $17.00 *

  221. Urdahl, Dean. Conspiracy!: Who Really Killed Lincoln? The fourth installment in the Uprising Saga, fiction. 1st edtion. North Star Press of St. Cloud, 2012. Soft cover. $14.95 *

  222. Vance, Mariah. Lincoln's Unknown Private Life: An Oral History by his Black Housekeeper, Mariah Vance 1850-1860. Edited by Lloyd Ostendorf and Walter Oleksy. Contains a facsimile of the handwritten manuscript as recorded by Adah Sutton and the printed copy with supplemental material. Hastings House, 1995. Dust jacket. $40.00 *

  223. Van der Linden, Frank. The Dark Intrigue: the True Story of a Civil War Conspiracy. Reveals evidence of a conspiracy against Abraham Lincoln by leaders of an American political party. Fulcrum Publishing, 2007. Dust jacket. $35.00 *

  224. Van der Linden, Frank. Lincoln: The Road to War. A lively and provocative book about one of the most reglected and overlooked periods in the political life of Lincoln. 1st edition. Fulcrum Publishing, 1998. Dust jacket. $29.95 *


  225. SOLD Von Drehle, David. Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year. The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history. Henry Holt, 2012. Dust jacket. $30.00

  226. SOLD Wall, Bernhardt. Following Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865. Illustrated with etchings by the author of various events and stages of Lincoln's life. Wise-Parslow Co., 1943. Redish cloth. $25.00

  227. SOLD Warren, Louis A. Lincoln's Youth: Indiana Years Seven to Twenty-one, 1816-1830. Map on endsheets traces the journey of Lincoln. Printed during the sesquicentenia of Lincoln's birth. Previous owner's signature on half-title sheet. 1st edition. Indiana Historical Society, 1959. Black and tan cloth. $25.00


  228. SOLD Warren, Raymond. The Prairie President: Living Through the Years with Lincoln 1809-1861. Illustrations by the author. 1st edition. Reilly & Lee Co., 1930. Brown cloth. $25.00

  229. SOLD Waugh, John C. One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War. Tells the story of how Lincoln was great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the notion that all men are created equal. Harcourt, 2007. Dust jacket. $28.00

  230. SOLD Weber, Karl, ed. Lincoln: A President for the Ages. Essays from leading writers and scholars that offer fresh insights into the complex legacy of America's most facinating icon. An inspiring companion to the film. 1st edition. Public Affairs, 2012. Soft cover. $14.99


  231. SOLD Welles, Gideon. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy under Lincoln and Johnson. Introduction by John T. Morse, Jr. 3 volumes. Hougton Mifflin Co., 1911. Dust jackets. $135.00


  232. SOLD Whipple, Wayne. The Heart of Abraham Lincoln. Signed by the author, 1st edition. Biddle Press, 1909. Red cloth. $15.00

  233. SOLD Whitman, Walt. Walt Whitman's Memoranda During the War [&] Death of Abraham Lincoln. Reproduced in facsimile. Edited with an introduction by Roy P. Basler. Indiana University Press, 1962. $15.00


  234. SOLD Williams, Ben Ames, Jr. "Mr. Secretary." The story of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War, written as an autobiography. 1st edition. Macmillan Co., 1940. Dust jacket. $90.00

  235. SOLD Williams, Frank J. and William D. Pederson, eds. Abraham Lincoln Contemporary: An American Legacy. A collection of essays. 1st hardcover edition. Savas Woodbury Publishers, 1995. Dust jacket. $29.95


  236. Wills, Garry. Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America. Winner of the Pulizer Prize. An examination of the Lincoln's words and the man in their historical moment and cultural frame. Simon & Schuster, 1992. Soft cover. $8.00 *

  237. Wilson, Douglas. Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln. An original and creative work on Lincoln; describing his formative years and explaining how Lincoln became a great man. Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. Dust jacket. $20.00 *

  238. SOLD Wilson, Douglas L. Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words. Tells the story of how Lincoln developed his writing skills and how they served him as a presidential asset. Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. Dust jacket. $26.95

  239. SOLD Wilson, Rufus Rockwell. Lincoln in Caricature. A Historical Collection with description and biographical commentaries. Introduction by R. Gerald McMurtry. 1st trade edition. Horizona Press, 1953. $22.50

  240. SOLD Wilson, William E. Abe Lincoln of Pigeon Creek. A novel. Previous owner's name and bookplate on front endsheets. Whittlesey House, 1949. Green cloth with wear and rubbing on edges. $5.00


  241. SOLD Winkler, H. Donald. Lincoln's Ladies: The Women in the Life of the Sixteenth President. Foreword by Chief Justice Frank J. Williams. Revised and expanded. Examines Lincoln's relationship with such women as Ann Rutledge, his wife and women who played a role in his life. Cumberland House, 2004. Soft cover. $16.95

  242. SOLD Woldman, Albert A. Lawyer Lincoln. Carefully details the career tht prepared Lincoln for the presidency. Carroll & Graf, 1994. Soft cover with front lower right corner creased, with minor wear.

  243. SOLD Woldman, Albert A. Lincoln and the Russians. The first volume to explore a neglected aspect of American diplomatic relations. 1st edition. World Publishing Co., 1952. Dust jacket. $35.00 *

  244. Wood, Harry. The Faces of Abraham Lincoln: Paintings, Sculptures, Drawings and Photomontages. With an introductory essay and notes by the artist. Exhibition catalog. Arizona State University, 1970. Soft cover oversize. $25.00 *

Abraham Lincoln Epherma

  1. SOLD Allison, Guy. Man's Most Valuable Words-- The Gettysburg Address. L. E. Smith Wholesale Dist., 1956. Wraps. $5.00

  2. SOLD Angle, Paul M. "Lincoln and the United States Supreme Court: A Postscript." Supplement to Bulletin No. 47, Abraham Lincoln Association. June 1937. Wraps. $3.00

  3. A Brief Life of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., n.d. Small folded flyer. $2.50 *

  4. Brown, Mrs. Mary Edwards. Mrs. Mary Edwards Brown Tells Story of Lincoln's Wedding. Edited by Wayne C. Temple, Director Lincoln Memorial University. Limited edition published for the members of the National Lincoln-Civil War Council. Presentation copy signed by Wayne C. Temple. Lincoln Memorial University Press, 1960. Gray wraps. $20.00 *

  5. SOLD Chicago Historical Society. "The Lincoln Dioramas." In original envelope, worn. $15.00

  6. Christian, George L. Abraham Lincoln. An Address delivered at Richmond, Va., October 29, 1909. Reprint, 1927. Wraps. $12.50 *

  7. SOLD Crawford, Paul. "The Lincoln-Douglas Debate at Freeport, Illinois, August 27, 1858." Northern Illinois University, 1958. Wraps. $12.50

  8. SOLD Emancipation Centennial, 1962: A Brief Anthology of the Preliminary Proclamation. Speeches, letters, articles written by contemporary individuals, including Jefferson Davis and Lincoln. Civil War Centennial Commission, 1962. Wraps. $5.00

  9. book cover First Federal Savings. F-F Saver. July 1960. Issue contains an article on the Lincolns and Chicago. Wraps, oversize. $3.25 *

  10. Fraser, Richard A. R., M.D. "How Did Lincoln Die?" A prominent neurosurgeon has discovered persuasive evidence that the President's doctors must share the blame with Booth's shot. American Heritage Feb-March 1995. Wraps. $4.50 *

  11. SOLD Gunn, Benj. J. Life of Abraham Lincoln in Verse. Delivered by the Author at Lincoln's Tomb the Thirtieth Anniversary of his Death. 6th edition. 1914. Wraps. $7.50

  12. SOLD Harkness, David J. "Lincoln and the Land-Grant Idea." University of Tennessee News Letter, vol. XLI, No. 1, Feb. 1962. Wraps. $10.00

  13. SOLD Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. "An Exhibition Commemorating the birth of Abraham Lincoln. February 12 - September 30, 1959." Pamphlet. $2.50

  14. SOLD Hostick, King V. Abraham Lincoln: A digest of the wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln. Land of Lincoln Bank. Wraps. $5.00

  15. Illinois. "The Home of Abraham Lincoln." Guide pamphlet. 1960. $2.00 *

  16. Illinois. Land of Lincoln. Map and information. 1959. Broadside. $3.00 *

  17. SOLD Illinois. "Lincoln's New Salem State Park." Guide pamphlet. 1960. $2.00

  18. SOLD King, Bess, comp. The Tomb of Abraham Lincoln. 4th printing. Lincoln Souvenir & Gift Shop, 1941. Wraps. $15.00

  19. SOLD Kunhardt, Dorothy Meserve and Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. "Assassination!" Article in American Heritage vol. XVI, no. 3, April 1965, on the Lincoln assassination. Hardcover. $7.50

  20. Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln From His Own Words and Contemporary Accounts. Edited by Roy Edgar Appleman. National Park Service, Source Book Series No. 2. G.P.O., 1961. Wraps. $7.50 *

  21. Lincoln, Abraham. "Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: The First and Second Drafts Now in the Library of Congress." G.P.O., 1950. Wraps. $5.00 *

  22. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" Address. Introduction by Clyde C. Walton. Illinois State Historical Society, 1958. Wraps. $2.50

  23. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. "An Address Delivered by Abraham Lincoln, Before the Springfield Washingtonian Temperance Society . . . February 22, 1842." O. H. Oldroyd, 1889. Wraps, torn cover. $25.00

  24. SOLD Lincoln, Abraham. "The Autobiography of Abraham Lincoln." Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States. Broadside. $10.00

  25. SOLD Lincoln Birthday Greeting, containing Lincoln's Thanksgiving Hymn and 1863 Presidential Proclamation. Compliments of the Department of Lincolniana. Pamphlet, n.d. $1.50

  26. "Lincoln Day Celebration." February 11, 1950. Sponsored by the City Club of Rochester. Program. $4.50 *

  27. "Lincoln Day Essays." Pupils of the Public High Schools Pay Their Tribute to the Deeds and Ideals of Abraham Lincoln. February 12, 1950. Wraps. $4.50 *

  28. The Lincoln Digest. Bulletin Nos. 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11. 13, 16. Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. $20.00 *

  29. Lincoln in Cartoon and Caricature. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., n.d. Small folded broadside. $3.00 *

  30. The Lincoln National Life Foundation. A brief summary of the Foundation's objectives and achievements. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., n.d. Wraps, small. $2.50 *

  31. Lincoln Proclaims Thanksgiving Day. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., n.d. Small folded flyer. $1.00 *

  32. SOLD Lincoln Room Museum. Guide pamphlet, n.d. $1.00

  33. book cover Lutz, Stuart. "Chasing Booth in an Air-Conditioned Bus." A contemporary trip following Booth's escape. Civil War Times Illustrated. March 1999. Wraps, oversize. $3.00 *

  34. book cover Masur, Louis P. "Where the President's Heart Is." in North & South Vol. 13, No. 5. November 2011. Wraps, oversize. $3.00 *

  35. SOLD Myers, James E. The Astonishing Saber Duel of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln-Herdon Building Pub., 1968. Wraps. $15.00

  36. SOLD The Notable History of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States. Boys National Series. Donohue - Henneberry & Co. Colored pictorial covered boards and colored illustrations inside. Boards rubbed. $25.00

  37. SOLD "Out of the Wilderness," A Folk Festival. The New Salem Years of Abraham Lincoln. New Salem State Park. c. 1930s. Program. $4.50

  38. SOLD Pratt, Harry E. Abraham Lincoln Chronology 1809 - 1865. Illinois State Historical Library, 1953. Wraps. $7.50

  39. Pratt, Harry E. The Illinois Story. Illinois State Historical Library, 1959. Wraps. $3.50 *

  40. SOLD Pratt, Harry E. Lincoln's Inner Circle. Thirty-one pitures of Abraham Lincoln and his family, cabinent, home, statues and tomb. Illinois State Historical Society, 1955. Wraps. $15.00

  41. Reward Poster. Reproduction of original poster for the capture of the murderer of Abraham Lincoln. Folded parchment (brittle) in original envelope. $15.00 *

  42. SOLD Russell, Don. Lincoln Raises An Army. Reprinted from the Lincoln Herald, June 1948. Limited to 500 copies. Chicago, Civil War Round Table, Publication No. 2. Wraps. $25.00

  43. Sherwood, Robert E. Abraham Lincoln. Du Pont presents the Cavalcade of America with Raymond Massey. Original Radio Script. February 13, 1940. Faded cover. Wraps. $20.00 *

  44. SOLD Stern, Philip Van Doren. Abraham Lincoln: A Biography in Pictures. Illustrated pamphlet on Lincoln's life, printed for the GM Men and Women. General Motors, 1960.Wraps. $8.00

  45. Stringer, Lawrence B. Abraham Lincoln. This brochure contains a reproduction of one chapter of Judge Stringer's History of Logan County, Illinois. Presentation copy signed by William D. Copeland, President of Lincoln College. It was designed and printed by some of Judge Stringer's personal friends for Lincoln College. 1943. Wraps. $25.00 *

  46. SOLD U.S. National Park Service. "Abraham Lincoln National Historical Park, Kentucky." Brochure done during the Lincoln Sesquicentennial on his birthplace. G.P.O., 1959. Guide pamphlet. $3.00

  47. SOLD U.S. National Park Service. "Lincoln Memorial." G.P.O., 1961. Guide pamphlet. $2.00

  48. U.S. National Park Service. "Lincoln Museum and the House Where Lincoln Died." G.P.O., 1954. Guide pamphlet. $3.00 *

  49. SOLD Vasvary, Edmund. Lincoln's Hungarian Heroes: The Participation of Hungarians in the Civil War 1861 - 1865. Ex-library. Hungarian Reformed Federation of America, 1939. Wraps. $35.00

  50. SOLD Walton, Clyde C. Mr. Lincoln Opens His Mail. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Lecture. Special edition published for members of the Illinois State Historical Society, Pamphlet Series No. 5. Lincoln College, 1967. Wraps. $12.50

  51. Warren, Louis A. Litle Known Lincoln Episodes. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., 1937. Wraps, small. $7.50 *

  52. Watkins, Albert. Douglas, Lincoln and the Nebraska Bill. Reprinted from the American Historical Magazine, 1908. Wraps. $35.00 *

  53. Wilson, Douglas L. "A Most Abandoned Hypocrite." A newly discovered document almost certainly written by the young Abraham Lincoln shows him dismantling a shifty political rival with ruthless wit. Harold Holzer also reveals what may be the first photograph of Lincoln. American Heritage. Feb-March 1994. Wraps. $4.50 *

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