The Mystery of "A Public Man": A Historical Detective Story.

ANDERSON, Frank Maloy.

Published by University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1948
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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8vo. Red cloth, dust jacket. 256pp. Very good/very good. Jacket edgeworn, with several small edge chips. First edition of this exposé of the author of the mysterious "Diary of a Public Man." Front jacket panel screams, "Lincoln Hoax Exposed! Authorship of Famous Diary Established in a Remarkable Story of Historical Detection." Front flyleaf bears archival decorative-edged bookplate signed boldly in blue fineline by historian and biographer John M. Taylor, and laid in is a copy of his May 23, 1893 "Antiquarian Bookman" article, "The 'Public Man' and His Famous Diary," which discusses this book. Bookseller Inventory # 51

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Title: The Mystery of "A Public Man": A Historical ...

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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