Boy Finds a Friend.

KINCAID, Robert L.

Published by Privately Printed, Harrogate, TN, 1956
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Title: Boy Finds a Friend.

Publisher: Privately Printed, Harrogate, TN

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)


Small 8vo. Stiff grey wrappers. vi, 14pp. Frontispiece. Fine. A touching essay by the noted educator and president of Lincoln Memorial University, profiling his mentor, an earlier president of LMU -- Dr. George A. Hubbell, who befriended the author when he was an undergraduate at LMU. Uncommon -- issued in a small quantity strictly for distribution to Kincaid's friends. Tipped opposite the title page is a nice autograph addition: a Typed Letter Signed from Kincaid, 1p, 7" X 10½", Middlesboro, KY, 1958 December 5. Addressed to noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar ARNOLD GATES (1914-93). Near fine. Cordial note to the "Lincoln Herald" book reviewer, promising to write some reviews and general Lincoln chitchat. "We have greatly appreciated your faithfulness in handling the literary section of the Lincoln Herald. I have always marveled that you could find the time and the willingness to do it. The coming year is a big one for all of us. All of us will really spread our wings." Signed simply "Robert." Laid in is a heavy stock "Season's Greetings and Best Wishes" card. Bookseller Inventory # 27583

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