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The Astonishing Saber Duel of Abraham Lincoln

MYERS, James E.

Published by Lincoln-Herndon Building Publishers, Springfield, IL, 1968
Soft cover
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8vo. Stiff red pictorial wrappers. 40pp. Illustrations, sketches. Fine. First edition. Story of Lincoln's famed duel with James Shields. Title page black ballpoint inscription in an illegible hand -- "Robert Lefebre"? presumably a Lincolnist of some sort -- to famed attorney and Civil War scholar Elmer Gertz dated 3/8/72. Comes with a Typed Letter Signed from Myers, 1p, 7¼" X 10½", Springfield, IL, 1968 March 26. Addressed to Arnold Gates (1914-93, nboted Lincoln/Civil War scholar). Fine. Transmits this pamphlet: "Unfortunately, I was not able to send you the extraordinarily fine copy published in limited edition by the ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSOCIATION, for their annual affair. They had but 700 copies printed and they are all gone. But I do send you the little commercial edition.". Bookseller Inventory # 29801

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Title: The Astonishing Saber Duel of Abraham ...

Publisher: Lincoln-Herndon Building Publishers, Springfield, IL

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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