House Divided: Lincoln and His Father.

SIMON, John Y.

Published by Louis A. Warren Lincoln Library and Museum, Fort Wayne, IN, 1987
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8vo. Stiff grey wrappers. 30pp. Illustrations. Fine. A tight, pristine first edition of the Tenth Annual R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture -- with fine autograph addition: Tipped opposite the title page is a Typed Letter Signed from Simon, 1p, 8½" X 11", Carbondale, IL, 25 February 1982. Addressed to Arnold F. Gates (1914-93, noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar). Near fine. On letterhead of "The Ulysses S. Grant Association," Simon raves about Louisiana State University Press and their Civil War releases, then chats about the latest two volumes of "The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant" publishing project that consumed much of Simon's career. Signed simply "John" in blue fineline. Simon (1933-2008) was a prolific Civil War editor and scholar, though controversy dogged his later years. Bookseller Inventory # 41451

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Title: House Divided: Lincoln and His Father.

Publisher: Louis A. Warren Lincoln Library and Museum, Fort Wayne, IN

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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