They Knew Lincoln

Washington, John E.; Sandburg, Carl (introduction)

Published by E. P. Dutton & Company, 1942
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244 pages, with unpaginated appended pages; blue cloth with gilt spine and front titles; top edge yellow; decorative endpapers; affixed to half title page is a card with "John E. Washington/ author/"They Knew Lincoln"/ March 15, 1942" signed in black ink, which may be a signature card; black & white frontispiece portrait, black & white photographs and facsimiles throughout; red and white dust jacket with Lincoln portrait and figures to front, not price-clipped; minimal wear to boards; suggestion of age-toning to interior; some crinkling, 1 closed tear to jacket extremities, few nicks to panels and spine; a very good plus to near fine copy in a very good jacket; lovely example of this scarce work which details the recollections of black people who knew and loved Lincoln, the first such narrative of the public life of the president by a black author. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: They Knew Lincoln
Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Company
Publication Date: 1942
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: 1st Edition

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John E. Washington ; Introduction By Carl Sandburg
Published by E. P. Dutton, New York (1942)
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1

Book Description E. P. Dutton, New York, 1942. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good in mylar cover. First Edition. REVIEW COPY with slip laid in of the stated First Edition. Original blue cloth with yellow cover and spine titles. Illustrated with photographs, facsimiles and endpapers. Old light damping affecting the bottom edges of the endpapers otherwise very clean and nice. Moderately edge worn dust jacket retaining the original $3.75 price. Now in a fresh mylar protective cover. Nice copy of a scarce book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 33323

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