Lincoln as They Saw Him

Mitgang, Herbert

Published by New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, 1956, 1956
Hardcover
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519 p. This is a biography of Abraham Lincoln "fashioned from contemporary sources-pro and con-which reveals with uncommon clarity the problems of a great man in his own times." It really is chock full of interesting information and surprises, such as a correspondent's report on Lincoln's meeting with the young girl who recommended that he grow a beard, arguments about whether rail-splitting (or any manual labor) is an asset in the background of a presidential candidate, an anti-Lincoln Shakespearean parody in the London Punch, etc. Black and white illustrations; index. Blue cloth cover, faded on spine; dust jacket, very good. Bookseller Inventory # 2315HM

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Title: Lincoln as They Saw Him

Publisher: New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, 1956

Publication Date: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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