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Title: Abraham Lincoln: His Path to the Presidency ...
Publisher: The Review Of Review 19290101
Publication Date: 1929
Book Condition: Used - Acceptable
Book Description The Review of Reviews, 1929. Large Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Boards lightly smudged, small corner chip to first 45 pages of volume 1. Two volume hardcover set. 540 pp. 11 x 8 1/4. Numerous political cartoons, photos & illustrations. Gilt titles & cover portrait of Lincoln, top page ridge gilt. "Albert Shaw (July 23, 1857 - June 25, 1947) was a prominent American journalist and academic of the early 20th century." He served as editor-in-chief of The Review of Reviews. Vol. 1 CONTENTS: I. Lincoln's Place in History; II. The Presidential Office; III. The Education of a Future President; IV. A Frontier Youth Encounters Slavery; V. Lincoln's First Taste of Politics and War; VI. Lincoln Becomes a Lawmaker; VII. A Definite Position on the Slave Question; VIII. Emancipation Projects - Lincoln's Plan; IX. A Crisis in National Banking; X. The Boisterous Harrison Campaign; XI. Tyler: A President Without a Party; XII. Clay Loses His Third Campaign; XIII. War With Mexico - The Oregon Crisis; XIV. Lincoln, Their Congressman; XV. Washington in Polk's Time; XVI. Lincoln a Leader in the Politics of 1848; XVII. Lincoln Returns to Private Life; XVIII. Birth of the Republican Party; XIX. The Presidential Election of 1856; XX. Lincoln and Douglas - A Supreme Debate; XXI. How the Two Illinois Rivals Stood; XXII. Douglas Wins a Costly Victory; XXIII. Buchanan Surveys the World at Large; XXIV. John Brown Attempts Emancipation; XXV. Congress Meets in Bitter Dissension; XXVI. Lincoln Addresses the East; Vol. 2 CONTENTS: I. Opening Scenes of a Political Year; II. Hopeless Divisions at Charleston; III. Guiding Minds at the Capitol; IV. A Genuine Middle-Ground Party; V. The Republican Convention at Chicago; VI. Abraham Lincoln is Nominated; VII. Why Seward Was Not Available; VIII. The Compromise That Made Lincoln Famous; IX. Northern Democrats Nominate Douglas; X. Breckenridge the Southern Choice; XI. What Manner of Men Are These?; XII. Lincoln in the Half-Year's Contest; XIII. Douglas in the Campaign, and After; XIV. Mr. Buchanan Entertains, In a Trying Season; XV. South Carolina Takes Steps; XVI. Secession vs. Coercion - The Dilemma; XVII. Three Months of Futile Talk in Congress; XVIII. The Cotton States in Flight; XIX. The Confederacy Organizes; XX. Loyalists Now Surround Buchanan; XXI. "Defensive Coercion" - A New Policy; XXII. Lincoln Takes Command of His Party; XXIII. Cameron - An Episode in Cabinet Making; XXIV. Seward - Principal or Under-Study?; XXV. Lincolns and Todds - A Family Chapter; XXVI. A Triumphal Tour, With its Anticlimax; XXVII. Scenes of a Well-Ordered Inauguration.Keywords: ABRAHAM LINCOLN POLITICAL CARTOONS CIVIL WAR PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY GOVERNMENT AMERICANA UNITED STATES 19TH CENTURY JOURNALISM BIOGRAPHY. Bookseller Inventory # 1533907
Book Description The Review of Reviews Corporation, New York, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: g. First edition. Quarto. XIII, , 263, [1[, IX, , 277, pp. Original illustrated wrappers over red cloth, with gold lettering on spines and gilt-stamped portrait of Abraham Lincoln on front covers. Scarce and fascinating account of Abraham Lincoln's accession to the Presidency profusely illustrated with numerous b/w contemporary cartoons, portraits and scenes. Moderate age-wear on wrappers with spines age-toned, and minor and sporadic chipping along edges. Inside of fly leaf inscribed by previous owner. Wrappers in overall good, bindings and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 28221