1/1000. Quarto. XVII, , 320, IX, , 323, , VII, , 377, , VII, , 296, XVI, 471, , XXIV, 459, , XXIV, 435, , XVIII, , 467, pp. Uncut. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth with gold lettering on spines. Top edges gilt. This copy of the highly-regarded Federal Edition of "The Works of Abraham Lincoln" is one of only 1000 signed (by the publisher) and numbered sets, of which this is No. 458. Signature in type by G. P. Putnam's Sons. This magnificent production is lavishly illustrated throughout with over 100 portraits and facsimiles superbly printed on Japan paper, including fine frontispiece portraits of Lincoln in every volume. Each plate is protected with a tissue-guard. Includes introduction by Theodore Roosevelt and a life of Lincoln by Noah Brooks. Volume 1 covers 1832-1843; vol. 2 covers 1843-1858; vol. 3 covers the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Part. I; vol. 4 covers the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Part. II; vol. 5 covers 1858-1862; vol. 6 covers 1862-1863; vol. 7 covers 1863-1865; and vol. 8 covers the Life of Lincoln. Moderate shelf wear on bindings. Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Works of Abraham Lincoln. 8-vol. set (...
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication Date: 1906
Book Condition: g+
Edition: Limited edition.
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