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Artemas Ward On His Visit To Abraham Lincoln

Browne , Charles Farrar ( " ArtemasWard " )

Published by The Home Of Books , Inc., Chicago, 1939
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
From The History Place (Farmington, AR, U.S.A.)

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An excellent , SIGNED copy of this unusal Lincoln item , LIMITED to 400 copies . The publication was prepared by Ralph Geoffrey Newman , founder of The Home Of Books ( later The Abraham Lincoln Book Shop ) , for the Christmas season , 1939 . In keeping with the season and with Ward's mirth , the stiff wrap covers are a festive red . Introduction by Newman and Theodore S. Charrney . Artemas Ward ( Charles Farrar Browne ) was Lincoln's favorite comedian and Lincoln enjoyed quoting his stories and his dialect , much to the dismay of some of his more restrained friends . The dialect .sketch material was first published in Vanity Fair on December 8 , 1860 . Newman's neatly designed Christmas calling card is tipped-in on the first free endpaper and his signature is also tipped-in . Bookseller Inventory # 010517

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Title: Artemas Ward On His Visit To Abraham Lincoln

Publisher: The Home Of Books , Inc., Chicago

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Stiff Wraps

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Editor

Edition: Limited Edition

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