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Citizen of New Salem

Horgan, Paul

Published by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York, 1961
Hardcover
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89 p. 24 cm. Many Illustrations. Production details at back of book. High quality paper, offset lithography. A chronicle of Abe Lincoln's formative years into young adulthood in the frontier village of New Salem, Illinois, it was written to honor the centennial of his first inauguration, March 4, 1861, and commissioned by the editors of Saturday Evening Post. At 21, Lincoln came there as a flatboatman employee, he left for Springfield as a new counsellor-at-law at age 28. At this writing, author had already won Pulitzer and Bancroft Prizes in History. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by author. Back top of DJ is chipped. Protected in clear, clean wrapper. Inscribed by author, 1961, free endpaper. First edition. Presumed first, unstated. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.0005598

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Title: Citizen of New Salem

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Gorsline, Douglas (Grayscale illustrations from watercolors / charcoal by)

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