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Our Diamond Anniversary, 1933-1993: The American Civil War & Lincolniana -- A sampling of rare books, pamphlets and allied material from our shelves

NEWMAN, Ralph Geoffrey

Published by Ralph Geoffrey Newman, Inc, Chicago, 1993
Soft cover
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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4o. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 102pp. Illustrations. Very good. First edition of this last hoorah of the venerable Chicago firm, describing 423 items -- this copy with superb autograph addition: Tipped to inside front wrapper is a Typed Note Signed from Newman, 1p, 7¼" X 10½", Chicago, IL, 13 February 1951. Addressed to Jane Carroll. Very good. On "The Civil War Round Table" letterhead, Newman (1911-98) discusses a graphic used to illustrated Civil War Round Table publications and how best to use it. Boldly signed. (Carroll was assistant to Newman's close friend Carl Haverlin, 1896-1983, radio pioneer and president of Broadcast Music, Inc., a music licensing service, as well as a noted Lincoln and Civil War collector.) The Abraham Lincoln Book Shop began as The House of Books, an existing firm that Newman bought and took over during the Depression; he changed its name and focus a few years later at the suggestion of Carl Sandburg. A useful reference. Bookseller Inventory # 41321

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Title: Our Diamond Anniversary, 1933-1993: The ...

Publisher: Ralph Geoffrey Newman, Inc, Chicago

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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