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Lincoln, In His Own Words

Meltzer, Milton Illustrated by Stephen Alcorn (signed by both)

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ISBN 10: 0152454381 / ISBN 13: 9780152454388
Published by Harcourt Brace, SanDiege, New York, London, 1993
Condition: As New Hardcover
From Martin Kaukas Books (Manchester, VT, U.S.A.)

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First, Limited, Signed Edition. New condition with nearly new slip case. 4to, maroon hard cover with black fabric covered slipcase. Limited edition of 100 this #85 signed by both editor Milton Meltzer and illustrator Stephen Alcorn. An original numbered print signed by Stephen Alcorn the illustrator laid loose into the book. Contains 34 wonderful full page black & white illustrations by Alcorn accompaning the text. Index. Very nice book. 226 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 2236

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Title: Lincoln, In His Own Words

Publisher: Harcourt Brace, SanDiege, New York, London

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Historian Meltzer has compiled a moving collection of Lincoln's speeches, letters, and writings that convey the highest ideals of freedom, democracy, and equality in simple yet eloquent language. Illustrations.

About the Author:

Milton Meltzer (1915–2009) was the author of 110 books, five of which were nominated for the National Book Award. With Langston Hughes, he coauthored A Pictorial History of African Americans, now in its sixth edition. He received the 2001 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his contribution to children's literature, the 1986 Jane Addams Peace Association Children's Book Award, and the 2000 Regina Medal. He lived in New York City.

Stephen Alcorn is an acclaimed painter and printmaker who has created artwork for a number of anthologies and picture books, including Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney, and I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry by Catherine Clinton. He lives in Cambridge, New York. Visit Stephen Alcorn at

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