SIGNED BY AUTHOR DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN on a special bound-in signature page. Includes a copy of the original Easton Press certificate of authenticity, which was signed by the author and a witness. Brand new, fine condition, flawless; still in original shrink wrap. Easton Press Signed First Edition leather-bound collector's edition. Rich black leather boards printed with gilt on front, back, and on hubbed spine. Corners and spine all sharp and square; no bumps anywhere. Textblock flawless with all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, bound-in ribbon marker. Printed on especially-made archival-quality paper. Beautiful gift or collectible. Packaged with care and shipped in a box to arrive in best condition. Complete satisfaction guarantee; no sale is final until you are satisfied. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius Of ...
Publisher: Easton Press, Norwalk CT
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: New
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Easton Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. This highly acclaimed biography by presidential historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin, details ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S rise from obscurity to forge an effective wartime cabinet of three nationally respected rivals. Goodwinís treatment of the period beginning with Lincolnís election to the presidency and concluding with the Emancipation Proclamation and the end of the civil war is well researched and written. The historic importance of Lincoln is noted by Leon Tolstoy in his memorable quote: "The greatness of Napoleon, Caesar, or Washington is only moonlight by the sun of Lincoln. His example is universal and will last thousands of years." Rich black leather with 20 karat gilt designed covers and spine; as found in all of Easton Pressís well-known offerings: all edges gilt, silk moire end papers, bound-in satin ribbon bookmark, hubbed spine, and specially milled acid neutral pages. It is signed on the title page by Doris Kearns Goodwin as number 648 of a total printing of 2000. The book is accompanied by a Publisherís Note and a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the author and a witness. This copy has never been read and is in very good condition. There is a slight, barely perceptible smudge on one edge. The book will be carefully wrapped and boxed for shipping. Signed by Author(s). book. Seller Inventory # 1657001