Largely Lincoln.

MEARNS, David C.

Published by St. Martin's Press, New York, 1961
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Introduction by Earl Schenck Miers. Small 4to. Red paper over boards and tan cloth spine. xi, 227pp. Very good. First edition of this essay collection -- with fine autograph addition: Tipped to the front flyleaf is a Typed Note Signed from Mearns, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 16 May 1962. Addressed to Arnold F. Gates (1914-93, noted Lincoln/Civil War researcher). Brief cordial note to this officer with the New York Civil War Round Table: "Roy [Basler] is committed for the weekend but Lloyd [Ostendorf] and I will be happy to join you Friday evening." Signed simply "Dave" in black fineline. Mearns (1899-1981) was the Library of Congress's long-time manuscript division chief. Bookseller Inventory # 41124

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Title: Largely Lincoln.

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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